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Blame Congress, not Clinton, during
State Department Benghazi hearing

Human Events, by Hope Hodge

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Posted By:draggingtree, 12/20/2012 12:06:08 PM

An early morning hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with two deputy Secretaries of State emphasized the need for material resources to boost security and downplayed errors made by high-ranking officials in the State Department in the course of the Benghazi attacks in September. Sen. John Kerry appeared to be trying on the role of Secretary of State in advance of his rumored nomination when he discussed the need to contribute more funds to U.S. foreign relations efforts.
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Reply 1 - Posted by: master sergeant, 12/20/2012 12:19:17 PM     (No. 9076239)

Sorry Kerry - You´re misstating the facts as usual. Lack of money for diplomatic security was not the problem as stated by the lady State Department official responsible for security. Downsize the U.S. Embassy in London to half its size for extra diplomatic security cash.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nimby, 12/20/2012 12:25:48 PM     (No. 9076247)

As #1 says...Kerry should go back and read the statements of Charlene Lamb. $$ were not the criteria. DumRats and their obsession with spending once again!!! Geesh

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Reply 3 - Posted by: phx4546, 12/20/2012 12:45:38 PM     (No. 9076274)

if kerry becomes Secy of State can he finally fufill his dream to visit Cambodia like he claimed to have done during Christmas of 1968?



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Reply 4 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/20/2012 12:57:13 PM     (No. 9076287)

Never blame a Clinton for anything...ever! /s

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 12/20/2012 1:15:23 PM     (No. 9076309)

Congress is not to blame for the Libyan tragedy. Our government, who wouldn´t let sleeping dictators ( Ghadaffi and Mubarak) lie and supported their overthrow, is to blame.

People who don´t know anything about world affairs shouldn´t dabble in them. Our government dabbled and we shall pay for decades to come.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/20/2012 1:40:27 PM     (No. 9076345)

Money is always the excuse for political screw ups. `If we only had more `resources`, i.e. $$$$$$, this would not have happened. Same old tired political excuse. Kerry, like Shrillary, is so schooled in the art of lying, he`ll fit right in at State. Instead of listening to Clinton`s shrill deadpan voice, we`ll be subjected to Kerry`s upper crust snobbish New England drawl.

We`re in a country that just overthrew its dictator by dragging him in the streets and sodomizing him and the State Dept/WH never thought to beef up security. Obama never has a problem finding money to throw at his union buddies but foreign security in a hotbed outpost is forgotten.

A warm bucket of spit comes to mind when thinking of the fools who inhabit the halls of DC.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kens, 12/20/2012 1:53:35 PM     (No. 9076360)

You think she´s going to sober up and face the music in a congressional committee? I. Don´t. Think. So.

She will string this out to resignation day and then ride off into the sunset as a private citizen who will never be compelled to testify. Ever.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 12/20/2012 2:26:11 PM     (No. 9076422)

I once worked for a complete idiot at an organization, and we went to a national convention to present our reasearch findings. We we scheduled at 8 AM, and I was well prepared. My idiot boss, at 7 AM, used sign language of sorts to tell me that he had laryngitis, and that I had to do the full presentation. (He was not such a complete idiot that he didn´t know he was unprepared.)
I thought of that event, which happened back in 19777, when I read about Hillary.
Her excuse will be more complex, but she will have one.

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