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Sunday Shows: Democrats back away from Obama on Benghazi, Syria
Breitbart ^ | May 5, 2012

Posted on 05/05/2013 2:53:59 PM PDT by Rennes Templar

Democrats on Sunday morning's news shows appeared to back away from President Barack Obama on his administration's response to the Benghazi terror attack and his blurry "red line" on Syria's chemical weapons.

On Fox News Sunday, Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) admitted that the Obama administration's talking points on Benghazi, edited to remove references to extremism and blaming protests against an anti-Islamic YouTube video for the violence, were "false. They were wrong. There were no protests outside the Benghazi compound."

On CBS News' Face the Nation, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), the Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, also admitted that the administration's talking points were wrong, though putting the changes down to the fact that the intelligence changed over time in a "volatile situation."

Republicans remain divided on the Syria issue, but on Benghazi the caucus anticipates a week of testimony that will prove deeply damaging to the Obama administration, as well as the media's attempts to protect him.

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1 posted on 05/05/2013 2:53:59 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Rennes Templar

The only question is how far will they back off. I hope and pray for justice but I have little faith in those people.


2 posted on 05/05/2013 2:59:24 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: Rennes Templar

I fantasize about the ramifications. Alas, not to be.


3 posted on 05/05/2013 2:59:25 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: Rennes Templar

He went to the Middle East after “the Bengazi riots” and blamed our First Amendment, and after F&F he apoligized for our Second Amendment (after exporting machine guns to drive up murder rates).

HE APOLOGIZED FOR THE US CONSTITUTION.


4 posted on 05/05/2013 3:00:41 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Rennes Templar

I wouldn’t load up too much on the butter...the media will continue to protect their messiah. CBS has gone a bit off the reservation...still some folks over there with a conscience left...don’t expect ABCNBCNNPR to do anything but play this down.


5 posted on 05/05/2013 3:00:41 PM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: Rennes Templar
I watched the report on the whistle-blowers last night, turned to my wife, and told her this was big....really, really big...

You can bet your last 2-cents that the marxist propaganda and intimidation machine is cranked up and going full steam ahead to shore up the walls and put Spackle on the cracks, but it's too late now. Expect some diversionary declaration of war (martial law?) to drop soon, as it will be the only way they can maintain control now with all the seams popping on their false fronts and outright lies...

6 posted on 05/05/2013 3:02:09 PM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: Rennes Templar

With Nixon (who did far less) they actually had reporters IN the WH on TV asking him point-blank, “How did a BUM like you get to be US President...?”

And that was over a failed hotel BREAK-IN.

But now we don’t have an active US media, so that doesn’t happen.


7 posted on 05/05/2013 3:02:24 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Rennes Templar

Liars in the Obama Administration - cowards leading Obama’s military - both at State... Yeah, this could get interesting.


8 posted on 05/05/2013 3:02:24 PM PDT by GOPJ (The screed of so-called journalists: 'If it doesn't fit, you must omit.' - - freeper Vigilanteman)
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To: Rennes Templar

Democrats seem smart enough to start distancing themselves from this train wreck of an administration.

I burning question is what will it take for the media to turn on Zero? I’m guessing a whole lot more than the Benghazi coverup.


9 posted on 05/05/2013 3:04:13 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Rennes Templar

Folks, look where these low level reps are from... I think the person who is pushing this now is Joe Biden. He wants to stick this to Hillary. Think 2016. Just my observation, though.


10 posted on 05/05/2013 3:05:03 PM PDT by ghannonf18
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To: Rennes Templar

The man was OK with militants slapping trucheons into their hands on election day, so OF COURSE he also did all this other stuff.

His mentor was a US hating commie, and his parents and grandparents were that also. His buddy and co-author was a DOMESTIC TERRORIST.

Sure he’s guilty, but his co-conspirators are the ENTIRE US MSM.


11 posted on 05/05/2013 3:07:43 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Rennes Templar

Today’s media stains the First Amendment so thoroughly that we’ve lost a couple of generations to leftist, multicultural, open borders, class warfare, economic and social justice peril. Throw in public education and Hollywood and it makes nearly impossible to reverse short of civil unrest.

We are Europe.


12 posted on 05/05/2013 3:07:46 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: kjo
don’t expect ABCNBCNNPR to do anything but play this down.

I noticed you left out MSNBC. I guess that makes sense as there is no way MSNBC is ever going to do anything than a full blown genuflect for Zero.

13 posted on 05/05/2013 3:08:15 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Rennes Templar

Backing away...wtf? If The Benzgazi hearings are to go ahead, then Obama needs to be bombing Syria by Wednesday.

Forget...unemployment, debt, suicide rate x 4, and universal loss of freedom.

Just when Obama needs you most? Have you found your conscience?


14 posted on 05/05/2013 3:08:27 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Rennes Templar

“Just reloaded on popcorn.”

I have Fritos and hot bean dip - and Corona Light Beer. Think the hearing starts on Wednesday. I’ll be watching.


15 posted on 05/05/2013 3:13:48 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: ghannonf18
I think the person who is pushing this now is Joe Biden. He wants to stick this to Hillary. Think 2016. Just my observation, though.

Could be, she is out now, and any democrat who want to run needs to knock her out before she gets in the race. She is the press candidate though, so it might be tough. Obama is old news and a lame duck already, this is going to be about 2016.

16 posted on 05/05/2013 3:14:39 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Rennes Templar

When they support Impeaching Obama Benghazi in a Fast and Furious manner, I’ll pay attention.

Otherwise, I will just use the words of a famous incompetent Old Hag, “What Difference Does It Make?”.


17 posted on 05/05/2013 3:15:10 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Cancer was contagious, they would call it Liberalism...)
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To: Rennes Templar

There is a jerk on Chris Wallace News Sunday now defending Kankles saying she tried to order security but the others denied it. Chris just made a fool out of him by playing a video of her saying she knew nothing about the request. LOL

I think they will throw Ozone under the bus to save Kankles. They owe her, and she will see that they pay, but it is my prayer she goes down as well as Ozone.


18 posted on 05/05/2013 3:15:12 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Fzob

“Democrats seem smart enough to start distancing themselves from this train wreck of an administration.”

You need to add the word “some.” Whether Benghazi is the straw that breaks the camel’s back or not, FUBO is circling the bowl and the RATs in the Congress are going to start to see just how much daylight they can put between themselves and FUBO. Hopefully, enough voters will see through the subterfuge and vote them out of office. The other evidence of the fact that the RATs know what’s going to happen is the number of RAT Turds in the Senate who are retiring.


19 posted on 05/05/2013 3:16:37 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Rennes Templar

The rats are realizing they can’t ignore, hide, deodorize or explain away the Benghazi stink any longer. We KNOW what happened and they know we do.


20 posted on 05/05/2013 3:16:51 PM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: dontreadthis
I fantasize about the ramifications. Alas, not to be.

The Dear Leader is counting on the demoralization that conservatives can generate. It's just as effective as demonization.

21 posted on 05/05/2013 3:21:33 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Fzob
I burning question is what will it take for the media to turn on Zero? I’m guessing a whole lot more than the Benghazi coverup.

The media will not turn on Obama until -- and only if -- impeachment is imminent. If the Democrats ever start serious talk of impeachment, the media will turn.

If only Republicans talk of impeachment, the media will defend their guy against any and all.

In judging the media's actions nowadays, you have to start from the premise that they are the propaganda-wing of the Democrat party.

22 posted on 05/05/2013 3:22:01 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: Rennes Templar

Democrats are agitated now. On Wednesday they will be scurrying like the cockroaches that they are.


23 posted on 05/05/2013 3:24:45 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: Rennes Templar

Who was the architect of the “US Movie to Blame” meme ? I want that person arrested and tried for treason.


24 posted on 05/05/2013 3:25:14 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: samadams2000
Hillary Clinton is THE original source of the 'video did it' excuse for Benghazi, Cairo and all the rest of the embassy riots around the world. Hillary did it!

US Embassy in Cairo quietly deletes its ‘we stand by our condemnation’ tweet; Update: More deleted tweets!

Here is Hillary pushing it again on Sept. 13th.

Clinton: Anti-Islam Video 'Disgusting' (video 2:56)

Here is a 'senior administration official' trying to distance 0bamugabe from Hillary's f-up and at the same time admitting by inference that she was the source of the 'video did it' meme.

Senior administration official: The Cairo embassy’s statement does not reflect the view of the U.S. government; Update: Romney calls embassy statement “disgraceful”

posted at 10:34 pm on September 11, 2012 by Allahpundit

The White House is disavowing a statement from their own Cairo embassy that apologized for anti-Muslim activity in the United States.

“The statement by Embassy Cairo was not cleared by Washington and does not reflect the views of the United States government,” a senior administration official told POLITICO…

“Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet. The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. Our commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation. But let me be clear: There is never any justification for violent acts of this kind,” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a Tuesday statement.

And here 0bamugabe and Hillary work together to try to prop up her 'video did it' nonsense and spread it even further.

Obama and Hillary Apologize for Free Speech on Pakistani TV (taxpayer-funded ads) 09/20/2012

Nope, she never said anything about a 'video.'

Father of Fallen SEAL: Hillary Told Me They’d Get That Filmmaker Good 10/25/2012 videos at link

WH: Obama Called Hillary at 10PM on Night of Benghazi Attack–About Same Time Clinton | CNS News


25 posted on 05/05/2013 3:28:38 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: kjo

“CBS has gone a bit off the reservation”

Yes I was quite surprised at Scheiffer on Disgrace the Nation.

Maybe they realize there’s a story here, need the bucks?


26 posted on 05/05/2013 3:31:08 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (If guns kill people, how come no one dies at gun shows?)
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To: samadams2000
Who was the architect of the “US Movie to Blame” meme ? I want that person arrested and tried for treason.

That is a very good question.

One wonders how it is that anybody in the White House (or State) came to even be aware of such an obscure production.

Unless, that is, they were somehow associated with the production...

27 posted on 05/05/2013 3:32:26 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: Rennes Templar
Obama administration's talking points on Benghazi, edited to remove references to extremism and blaming protests against an anti-Islamic YouTube video for the violence, were "false. They were wrong. There were no protests outside the Benghazi compound."

So we falsely put a guy in jail over free speech to cover for this president. Is he still in jail?

I still do not get where the up roar is over his free speech rights and why people do not see the danger here.

28 posted on 05/05/2013 3:32:30 PM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: driftdiver

For Democrats, any sense of “justice” is tempered by “just us”. While for tactical reasons, they may back away from The Won, still, their resistance is so low, they are easily pulled back in with promises and sweet talk, not forgetting for a moment who exercises the power of the purse.

On the short term, the Executive Branch has wide discretion on directing the funds already authorized by Congress, and apparently, the Current Occupant of the White Hut believes it easier to win forgiveness than to earn permission.

Democrats, every one of them, are made of much less moral fiber than are the more conservative members of the Republican caucus. To be sure, not all Republicans are endowed with much backbone, either, but most of them have been identified and to some degree, they still respond to leverage.


29 posted on 05/05/2013 3:37:26 PM PDT by alloysteel (Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.)
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To: kjo
The President of CBS has a son who is one of 0bama’s top advisors.

Incestuous.

30 posted on 05/05/2013 3:37:32 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Lady Heron

The Dems will not run biden he’s a good sidekick but honestly would anyone think this guy is the one!
This Admin will be so tangled in 3 years they will have to find new blood!
The Media will go for the First woman POTUS and the American People may fall for makink history again!
Lets hope not. Mabe the voter will finally look around his or her castle and decide what is best for the domicile!


31 posted on 05/05/2013 3:40:07 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Rennes Templar
Republicans remain divided on the Syria issue...

Did McInsane or his inamorato Graham say anything today?

32 posted on 05/05/2013 3:40:33 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Rennes Templar
Just reloaded on popcorn.

I look for Issa and his band of keystone kops to fold up like a cheap accordion.

33 posted on 05/05/2013 3:43:05 PM PDT by dearolddad (/i>)
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To: Conserev1
This Admin will be so tangled in 3 years they will have to find new blood!

New blood! Exactly!


34 posted on 05/05/2013 3:46:26 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: driftdiver
The only question is how far will they back off. I hope and pray for justice but I have little faith in those people.

When the going gets tough, the RATs go left. This article implies a faithfulness for the truth that libs will abandon at the first hint of trouble. Pelosi and/or Reid will have a long chat with any deserting party member. Serious testicle compression to follow.

35 posted on 05/05/2013 3:48:14 PM PDT by immadashell
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To: Rennes Templar

Obama is starting to get the lame duck label. The mojo is gone.

His signature achievement, Obamacare, has even Democrats labeling it a train wreck.

He was stuffed on the sequester and gun control.

Immigration reform will be on Republicans’ terms.

Another of the thousand cuts will be Benghazi. No one has had to pay yet for the incompetence and lies.

The focus is rapidly turning from him to Hillary. Hillary’s response to recent developments will reveal whether or not she’s going to run.

If she continues to play on the Obama team, then she’s running - she won’t alienate the base. If she cuts Obama loose, then she’s not running. She’s just trying to preserve her name and influence.


36 posted on 05/05/2013 3:53:18 PM PDT by randita
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To: mardi59

Democrats, for the most part, are not going to turn on Obama and Hillary. They know better if they don’t want to have their lives completely destroyed. Hillary & her apologists (especially in the media) are ruthless liars. Those whistleblowers (& their familes/friends) are going to be dragged to hell & back by a bunch of low life Obama/Hillary employees & supporters.

The ramifications started this morning with a shot across to bow when the congressman from MA on Fox New Sunday said that one of the whistleblowers was looking for a promotion.

The Dem congressmen just don’t realize they aren’t dealing with a couple of incompetent attorneys who are afraid of them. Digenova & Toensing have been to this rodeo before. It is going to be interesting to see how far the apologists are willing to go to defend Obama/Hillary and still have any credibility left.


37 posted on 05/05/2013 3:53:26 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: mardi59

Democrats, for the most part, are not going to turn on Obama and Hillary. They know better if they don’t want to have their lives completely destroyed. Hillary & her apologists (especially in the media) are ruthless liars. Those whistleblowers (& their familes/friends) are going to be dragged to hell & back by a bunch of low life Obama/Hillary employees & supporters.

The ramifications started this morning with a shot across to bow when the congressman from MA on Fox New Sunday said that one of the whistleblowers was looking for a promotion.

The Dem congressmen just don’t realize they aren’t dealing with a couple of incompetent attorneys who are afraid of them. Digenova & Toensing have been to this rodeo before. It is going to be interesting to see how far the apologists are willing to go to defend Obama/Hillary and still have any credibility left.


38 posted on 05/05/2013 3:53:27 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Marcella
Think the hearing starts on Wednesday. I’ll be watching.

What time? What channel?

39 posted on 05/05/2013 3:53:53 PM PDT by immadashell
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To: Lady Heron
Not only were there no protests in Benghazi, Libya the protests in Cairo, Egypt had nothing to do with the "Youtube video." That whole thing was a lie through and through.

Brian Lilley: The MSM is lying about the muslim riots
Interviews on the streets of Cairo. 'Video' had nothing to do with protests and attack.

40 posted on 05/05/2013 4:01:24 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: COBOL2Java

Best scenerio is to trot Kerry out again!


41 posted on 05/05/2013 4:01:26 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Rennes Templar

It’s too late.

They backed Hussein to the hilt — the ‘Rats own him and his non-stop bungling now.


42 posted on 05/05/2013 4:01:31 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: kcvl

I believe that all the leftist loons will be doing what they can to intimidate witnesses but this time the problem is more serious than an abortion rights disagreement. Code Pinko and all the other little leftist Nazis will be doing their thing but I think the witnesses know the score and are willing to risk it.


43 posted on 05/05/2013 4:02:01 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: don-o

you’re right...I’ll try to suck it up one more (last) time


44 posted on 05/05/2013 4:02:47 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: immadashell
It will be on a CSPAN channel, 1 or 2 or 3. If both and house and senate are in session, it will be on 3.

Since this is a touchy subject, Fox may show it and maybe CNN will. Watch it on a CSPAN channel as they don't break in with commercials.

Time: It shouldn't start any earlier than 9 am eastern. I haven't seen an actual time but I'll start looking for it no later than 9 eastern. That's 8 am for me in the central time zone.

45 posted on 05/05/2013 4:09:24 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: dontreadthis

THAT’s what I am talking about. We need to be on the phones next week for giving all the encouragement and positive energy we can.


46 posted on 05/05/2013 4:12:07 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Rennes Templar
I can't imagine the horror our ambassador and his security team faced as the attackers closed in on them and they realized that Obama, Clinton and Panetta had decided to let them die rather than send rescue forces into a Muslim stronghold.


But I still feel the shame of knowing that the plane bringing the dead Americans back to Dover was diverted to Andrews AFB so Obama and Hillary could enjoy a photo op for their friends in the media while the families of those slain waited.


47 posted on 05/05/2013 4:15:49 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
Skunks can back away all they want. You can still smell'em.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


Benghazi Index

48 posted on 05/05/2013 4:44:34 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: Rennes Templar

I just hate when the blood won’t wash off.


49 posted on 05/05/2013 5:05:23 PM PDT by justrepublican (Screaming a "Vexatious requester" at a Wellstone memorial...........)
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To: Baynative

50 posted on 05/05/2013 5:36:56 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Some on our "Roads & Bridges" head to the beach. Others head to their offices, farms, libraries....)
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