Dana Rohrabacher Loses Battle With Hillary Clinton During Benghazi Hearing

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Duds: Y2K, Mayan Calendar and now Dana Rohrabacher
Remember the alleged threat of Y2K wrecking
computers and disrupting the world at the outset of 2000?

Remember all the talk of a cataclysmic disaster we'd face when the planet aligned itself with the sun and the center of the Milky Way galaxy on Dec. 21, 2012?

Well, in fitting with those types of utter duds unworthy of the hoopla, we now have Congressman Dana Rohrabacher.

The Orange County congressman angrily promised he was going to "interrogate" Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today on Benghazi and prove, what he told CNN's Anderson Cooper in November:  That President Barack Obama's response to the lethal terrorist attack on American diplomats in Libya was a lie and a crime "worse than Watergate."

"The arrogance and dishonesty reflected in all of this is a little bit breathtaking," Rohrabacher told Cooper.

Today, the Costa Mesa Republican had his five minutes on the national stage to grill Clinton face to face and expose for the world the truthfulness of his conspiracy theories about Obama and Benghazi . . . and . . . he fell on his face.

Wasting his own time, Rohrabacher first talked about Congress having the right to investigate government matters (nobody said it didn't) and that he was offended anyone would suggest that House Republicans were hypocrites for complaining about weak embassy security (though the House had cut Clinton's budget request for embassy security).

With nearly half of his time then gone, he finally got to a question.

"When did you talk to the president [about the Benghazi attack]?" 

"I talked to the president at the end of the day, but I had been in constant contact and communication with the national security advisor," replied Clinton. "I'd been on secure video conferences with high level officials in the White House."

Clinton 1, Rohrabacher 0.

From the strained look on his face, the congressman must have known that his time to unmask Obama's lies were close to ending and so he fired off his second question: "At anytime did you see the initial attack on a monitor . . . or the president?"

That was it? Even Clinton appeared bored.

"Congressman, there was no monitor, there was no real time," she said. "We got the surveillance videos some weeks later. That was the first time we saw any video of the attack."

Clinton 2, Rohrabacher 0.

"As you were dealing with the crisis as it went on did you think or act on the basis that this was a film protest gone out of control and when you briefed the president did you tell him that or did you tell him what Admiral [Michael] Mullen suggests, that you knew by then that this was a well planned and executed terrorist attack--which was the president told?"

Clinton calmly replied, "First of all, I said the very next morning that it was an attack by heavily armed militants. The president said that morning that it was an act of terror. At the same time, I was dealing with protests against facilities that were clearly connected to that video."

Rohrabacher then interrupted Clinton to try to bolster his conspiracy theory. He suggested that she gave the right answer to the American people about the attack, not because it was correct and honest, but in sneaky furtherance of Obama's conspiracy to trick the public about events.

Huh? 

"Let's just say that you noted that, uh, it can be, people do this [give the correct, honest answer], so that you can say that you said it," reasoned a flustered Rohrabacher, who went on to suggest that Clinton and Obama "over and over again" said that a poorly made, anti-Islam movie caused the attack.

But, though he's claimed otherwise over and over, Orange County's senior career politician has no such evidence that either Clinton or Obama ever made that assertion. 

Game, set, match to Clinton.



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voxpopuli
voxpopuli

Here’s the link:

The article, published in the New York Times on Dec. 5, 2012 is titled, "US Approved Arms for Libya Rebels Fell into Jihadist’ Hands."  

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/06/world/africa/weapons-sent-to-libyan-rebels-with-us-approval-fell-into-islamist-hands.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

“WASHINGTON — The Obama administration secretly gave its blessing to arms shipments to Libyan rebels from Qatar last year,”

“The Obama administration clearly was worried about the consequences of its hidden hand in helping arm Libyan militants, concerns that have not previously been reported.”

“The Obama administration did not initially raise objections when Qatar began shipping arms to opposition groups in Syria,”

“American officials say that the United Arab Emirates first approached the Obama administration during the early months of the Libyan uprising, asking for permission to ship American-built weapons that the United States had supplied for the emirates’ use. The administration rejected that request, but instead urged the emirates to ship weapons to Libya that could not be traced to the United States.”

There’s more for those that want to know.

jonalist
jonalist

Fat chance Mr Dana Rohrabacher is shooting towards average audiences that could believe in Mrs Clinton given a 50/50 chance she could be almost on the money however twisted the story became of the professional security she was centered on mentioning which Libyan February 17th Brigades hired but that's not all the story up front we should focus on. The silent majority don't know just who that gang depended on for the job which protected the US Embassy compounds and they also had the rest of the city being attacked first prompting more calls to obtain support for Ambassador Stevens and three others within who ended up dying because our stand-by Marine Units did not respond. The story ravels back further before this happened when Obama and the Ambassador met to discuss the situation of meeting with High Level Al-Qaeda officials to learn more about the weapon exchanges and money which never made it to the President of Syria for missiles Gaddafi had ordered, received, yet were confiscated before they could be uncrated just before Gaddafi was captured. Al-Qaeda members were hired and weapons were given them to help topple Gaddafi but after the war several of them were rehabilitated and taken in by the February 17th Brigade then given security jobs. No one asked who on the outside world they were in contact with, no one knew Canadian Militants were present in Libya whom connected with Al-Qaeda, however Ambassador Stevens surely knew one individual there was a militant which came from where he once had a job long ago, Alabama named, Omar Shafik Hammami a wanted fugitive who fled Somalia to become a musician making audio CD's in Libya. Mr Omar Shafik Hammami a militant operative could have worked alongside Gaddafi's special forces in the South as they drove around shooting anyone that refused to join to battle the US and rebel forces easily, I'm not saying he did but the music was toned to it and banned in America. Some factions of Canadians could have been a influence also to get Mr Omar Shafik Hammami to go so far as to give up his Alabama ties and become militant but communications would not have ended there as soon as he were needed in Libya he would have been contacted by phone to head that way and resist being captured himself down in Somalia. This twisted story turns to identify these Canadians, two were killed during the Algerian Gas Field attack, yet one identified that remained in Canada that identified himself as being the one that scripted that plot against the Algerian Gas Field Plant which killed so many people more than officials knew were captives after the Ambassador & three others were killed in Benghazi. [#MyJihad - "Canadians" reported amongst the terrorists in Algeria who attacked an Algerian natural gas plant - You Tube video] ... https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BBN3GtFCUAAlsRj.jpg.  It wouldn't surprise me that the same Canadian that masterminded the Algerian Field attack had also linked the Al-Qaeda militants to attack the US Embassy, one rehabilitated Al-Qaeda member working as security would have been the motive in a smear campaign to show anger against his personality change against the strong Al-Qaeda forces. So Mrs Clinton's definition of whom was Professional Security is off a million miles and four Americans dead as a result of Obama's neglect to provide security from the time he denied Ambassador Stevens during the talk, to the many times added security was requested to back-up the US Embassy, to the times United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice (withdrawn) & US State Department Hillary Rodham Clinton (retiring), both confirmed was not a premeditated terrorist attack and she failed to mention as did Mr Dana Rohrabacher who only drew a conclusion is was stated a anti-Muslim film had started many insurrections around Libya and the world around the same time as the attack as did Obama's story we saw so much of afterwards. Knowledge of Canadian militants within Canada, US, and Libya, Algeria, Mali was also known by them many months ahead of time to know that this was a Al-Qaeda militant movement highly capable of battling against US Troops many of which had been on the side of Gaddafi in his home town. Thew matter is still impeachable to support the Al-Qaeda whether in Algeria, Libya, Egypt, or Syria. Obama was a money hungry sinister mobster who went9 to sleep during the US Embassy attack leaving the entire matter up to Mrs Clinton and Rice who did not know thee full details or they neglected to inform the US Marines that the Ambassador was in GRAVE DANGER. There is nothing more to say to Mr Dana Rohrabacher, Obama, Mrs Clinton, Mrs Rice because the world was not being informed as the world needed to know.

cities12345
cities12345

Attn Dweeze. R. Scott Moseley and others,

You left out of your coverage, Hillary Clinton's statement on the question of why the false story of a demonstration of anti-anti-Islamic Video demonstration kept being said by Obama, Rice et al.   namely Hillary Said, "What difference Does it Make?" In other words we are not concerned to tell you the truth, thus EVERYTHING SHE SAYS MUST BE TREATED WITH THE SAME RESPECT THAT SHE OPENLY SAID SHE TREATS TELLING THE TRUTH.   Is that acceptable to you guys?    Do you have any clue as to how that statement by her, has caused more people to question the Administration's Fairy Tales, and how many more Congressman have contacted LaRouche PAC since then about our Fact Sheet?

     Get your sophist spin knives sharpened with your lying excuses, you gonna need them soon enough, ain't no rug big enough to sweep this one under guys.

   Take care and have fun,  Gerald Pechenuk, a  LaRouche PAC Coordinator, Los Angles, Orange, and San Diego Counties.   Questions or comments can be sent to me at cities12345@yahoo.com    Thanks and Take Care, Gerald 

ltpar
ltpar topcommenter

The performance of Republicans both in the Senate and the House was nothing short of appaling.  Hillary Clinton came to play hardball, was prepared and stood her ground althought most of what she said was bullshit.  The Democrats did nothing but pucker up and kiss her butt so often it had to be chapped by the end of the day.  Most Republicans spent a third of their time also fawning over her, a third of it postering like a bunch of buffoons and only a third asking the soft not hard questions.  Bottom line folks is, Congress dropped the ball big time on Benghazi.  However, with their modus operandi, that is par for the course.  The average citizen and families of the victims will never know what really happened and why the cover up was done.  Our government at work folks?   

cities12345
cities12345

Under The Truth in Advertising Standards, the title of this 

column should be changed.  The new title should be: "R. Scott Moxley  Loses

Battle With Truth and  Reality in Covering Benghazi Hearing."   Admit it Scott, you lost it Big Time........

cities12345
cities12345

AND furthermore, the continued cover-up of Obama's Policy of Allying With Al Qaeda, which both you and Dana some how are so incapable of just saying the plain simple truth, will cause more tragedies and more deaths.  FOR EXAMPLE, what just happened in Algeria, involved Al Qaeda members armed BY OBAMA FOR THE ILLEGAL LIBYAN OPERATION For which Obama is plainly impeachable despite lies, spins, secret CIA orders, or whatever phony baloney you want to say.  Face the truth,  that policy of Obama allying with Al Qaeda has gotten a lot of people very mad, and the fun of Impeaching Obama has just begun...  and the tragedies of death and destruction by this insane policy of Obama and His BOSSES who tell him what to do, will lead to utter destruction. Plain and simple, you and Dana are in bed together. You are missing what is right in front of your eyes.  Give up petty potty politics.  Gerald Pechenuk, cities12345@yahoo.com

cities12345
cities12345

Scott,

          Both you and Dana missed the boat. The out in the open truth for everyone to see is that Obama allied with Al Qaeda to overthrow Qadaffi and is NOW allied with Al Qaeda to overthrow Assad in Syria.    His policy is plain old treason, nothing fancy. Just a tresaonous policy.  As the kids song says it best, "Obama, he is a traitor, he just loves Al Qaeda."    

        Both you and Dana are too much involved in petty potty politics to see the truth right under your noses......  Gerald Pechenuk cities12345@yahoo.com

Being there
Being there

Dana Rohrabacher: Tool of the GOP. 


dregstudios
dregstudios

The situation in Libya has been overly-politicized and the victims and there families being instrumented as a ruse to create doubt in Obama’s leadership and his cabinet.  Public access to real facts is being whitewashed by this rhetoric while conservative hands paint the Blackface on our President.  Watch them mix and apply the paints to his face in a portrait of Obama being Bamboozed by the Far Right at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/10/bamboozling-obama.html

kbear09090
kbear09090

@voxpopuliHey Gerry, new name? The US said you can't ship US arms to the rebels but we cannot stop you from sending anything else you own. Qatar is a sovereign nation and can do as they wish. 

The problem with LaRouchebags is they see conspiracies and connection where there are none. To them, six degrees of separation means you are having sex with Kevin Bacon.


kbear09090
kbear09090

@jonalist Paragraphs are your friend. Mine too. Learn to use them. I stopped reading three sentences in.......Just a question, were you smoking anything when you wrote this?

kbear09090
kbear09090

@cities12345 Hahahahahaha...LaRouche. Hoe many congresspeople contacted you and what are their names?

kbear09090
kbear09090

@cities12345 Who are his bosses Gerry? The Jews, Illuminati, NWO, Bilderberg, Rothschilds, Aliens.....waiting.

rscottmoxley
rscottmoxley topcommenter

@cities12345 Okay, okay, Gerald. You've expertly exposed the truth, but you're missing a couple of interesting points. Obama is merely a middleman in the U.S. arming of Al Qaeda. The order to make the transactions came from Alien High Command (AHC), which is--at this very moment--secretly controlling the planet from a hidden planet on the other side of a deep space wormhole that begins in the rear of a Tokyo tea shop. I know. Sounds crazy, but.... Anyho, we've got to immediately address your concerns directly to the AHC. I propose that, given your savvy nature, you and Lyndon LaRouche be the human representatives to confront them. Best wishes!

timmmaaay9
timmmaaay9

i DIDNT VOTE FOR THE GUY, DONT AGREE WITH MUCH OF WHAT HE STANDS FOR BUT ITS EASY TO SEE YOUR JUST A TROLL GERRY

BobLoblawsLawBlog
BobLoblawsLawBlog

Don't drink the floridated water, it contains microscopic microphones the DWP monitors to report to the ATF what soft-drinks you prefer.

ltpar
ltpar topcommenter

@cities12345 

I believe the Foreign Policy philosophy you refer to is known as "the enemy of my enemy is therefore my firend."  Uncle Sugar has practiced this philosophy for many years with the CIA stirring revolution and arming rebels in countries the Unnited States wished to overthrow.  Do places like Iran, Nicarauga, Afghanistan ring a bell?  In Afghanistan we are now losing American lives to our former friends the Taliban, that we armed to fight the Soviets.  Obama is just carrying on a long tradition of America sticking it's big nose into places we do not belong.  Instead of Nation building around the world, we should focus our efforts and money on nation building here at home? 

cities12345
cities12345

@dregstudios  Hey dregstudios.  No paint necessary.

    Obama armed Al Qaeda. Its in the New York Times.  Just a policy difference.  He wanted to overthrow Qaddafi and now wants to overthrow Assad in Syria.  And he just plain out committed IMPEACHABLE ACTS in FURTHERANCE OF THOSE POLICY OBJECTIVES.   Nothing secret about it. No amount of rhetoric, spin, or other fancy excuses on your part, can change the truth. 

   His policy of arming Al Qaeda to overthrow governments is a treasonous Impeachable offense.   Just say you agree with it and others disagree.  There's the difference.  Avoid the posturing. Discuss the substance. 

   He can't say Al Qaeda killed the Ambassador cause Al Qaeda is Obama's Ally. And the Constitution of the United States is his enemy cause it forbids what he just did.  It is that simple.....    

cities12345
cities12345

@kbear09090 @cities12345  Dear kbear09090 and R Scott Moxley 

      You got a bigger problem than you think my good friends.

  To wit:  The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit just issued a 47 page ruling Friday, Jan. 27, 2013 stating that the Obama Administration IS IN VIOLATION of the Constitutional separation of powers in ruling that President Obama violated the Constitution in making recess appointments when the Senate was indeed, still in session.     

    This decision also bears upon the President's violations of the War Powers Act.

    Just two weeks from now, on Feb 7th, the same circuit will be hearing a case concerning Eric Holder's stonewalling of Congressional subpoenas on the Obama Administration Gun Distribution Plan to a Number of Mexican and South American Drug Gangs, known commonly as "Operation Fast and Furious."     

     So to answer the question posed above by concerned citizen kbear09090 and implicitly by R Scott Moxley, to find out the big secret of how many Congresspeople contacted LaRouche  and what are their names.... the answer is........  drum roll please.........535.  

  All names can be found on www.house.gov and www.senate.gov............  no secrets here for you paranoid  conspiracy theorists........... 

     There you go boys......  Anything else keeping you up late at night wondering about LaRouche?   Just go on http://www.larouchepac.com and sleep at ease........ 

cities12345
cities12345

@rscottmoxley @cities12345 Mr. Moxley doth protest too much.   According to Joan Neuhaus Schaan, of Rice Univeristy , security for the US Mission in Behghazi was run by the February 17th Brigade, a group founded by Ismail Sallabi, a member of Al Qaeda.  Are you saying that they and the New York Times which documented in a December 5, 2012 article the Obama Administration Authorization of Weapons to Be Provided to Al Qaeda for use, as long as they were arms not technically made in the USA.    Why don't you just admit that Obama is supporting Al Qaeda, and then each lie and coverup and smart aleck bullshit you throw up, to EVADE THE ISSUE, so we can have an honest debate on policy differences.  That is the democratic way to do things.  So, let us hear your arguments about how great Obama'a Alliance With Al Qaeda is and how it has made us safer and more secure.  BUT QUIT THE MUDSLINGING....  OK?  Fair ??   After all, resorting to calling the New York Times and Rice University the Alien High Command might get you in trouble with respectable people you wish to claim you represent...   Gerald 

cities12345
cities12345

@timmmaaay9 What about Obama supporting Al Qaeda? Why can't you just answer a simple question? Why keep changing the 

subject???      Answer:  Cause you CANNOT ANSWER. Plain and simple. Obama support for Al Quaeda is an Impeachable Crime.  Case Closed. Next.....  

Dweezle
Dweezle

@cities12345 @dregstudios  and the New York Times is always accurate? Oh wait it is Always Accurate when it posts an Article that fits your ninnypooh vendetta?

cities12345
cities12345

@kbear09090 @cities12345  "I don't give a damn what you have to say."  Observe the following.  kbear09090 has written various and sundry responses, and after the whole bunch of them says, "I don't give a damn what you have to say!"  Well.....  just a little question or two,  1. Why bother to write anything in response if you "don't give a damn," and 2. Why would anyone believe a word out of your mouth, if your mind was already made up? and 3. YOU STILL HAVE NOT SAID ONE WORD IN ALL OF THIS ON WHERE YOU STAND ON THE ISSUE ON THE TABLE, Obama support for Al Qaeda...  

4. Just waving your hands and calling LaRouche names won't make the fact of Obama arming Al Qaeda in Libya, Syria, Algeria, Mali, and who knows where else go away.

5. Remember the old saying, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never harm them.

 Brother, you got to answer the question, if you got a prayer of laying a glove on LaRouche.  Your punches have hit nothing but thin air.  Take care, Gerald

 

kbear09090
kbear09090

@cities12345@kbear09090 See this is why no one trust Lyndon LaDouchebag. He and his followers are liars.

I asked which Congresspeople contacted LL for information. You said "to find out the big secret of how many Congresspeople contacted LaRouche  and what are their names.... the answer is........  drum roll please.........535. "

When I called you on it, you switched stories. You said.  " Every single Congressman and Senator received through an aide or the Congressman or Senator directly the LaRouche PAC Fact Sheet, titled, "To Stop World War III, Oust President Obama For His Alliance With Al-Qaeda in Libya and Syria." 

There is huge difference between asking for something from a nutcase and having it sent to you by a nutcase. LIAR. Prove to me it did not go into 535 trash cans. That is where it belongs.

Now you are saying..." In fact, if you read it yourself, and then read the questions asked by Congressman at Various Committees, you will know what I am talking." 

Really? What congressional committee has had Lyndon LaDouchebag in front of it in the last five years.

Personally, after your campaign with your little mini-moonies out in front of markets with a picture of President Obama with a Hitler Mustache I don't give a damn what you have to say.

cities12345
cities12345

@kbear09090 @cities12345  Just call each Congressman AND Senator and ask. Prove it for yourself. Don't take my word for it.  Verify it independently..   

   Every single Congressman and Senator received through an aide or the Congressman or Senator directly the LaRouche PAC Fact Sheet, titled, "To Stop World War III, Oust President Obama For His Alliance With Al-Qaeda in Libya and Syria."    

     In fact, if you read it yourself, and then read the questions asked by Congressman at Various Committees, you will know what I am talkng.

      But you got to do a little homework.  I can't do everything for you.......  

  Take care and have fun doing it,  Gerald    

kbear09090
kbear09090

@cities12345 @kbear09090 So every member of House and the Senate has contacted you for your position paper on the Benghazi incident? BULL-SHIT. Prove it. Lyndon LaRouche is the laughing stock of Washington. He got 25,000 votes in 1988. Nobody takes him seriously. He is conspiracy mongering neo nazi little twit. I think he got out early for stealing from old people. That is a real miscarriage of justice.

kbear09090
kbear09090

@cities12345 @GustavoArellano That is like asking "when did you stop beating your wife?". Only relevant if it really happened. It didn't. The bummer for you is you have no proof, only innuendo. Are you a birther too Cities?

cities12345
cities12345

@GustavoArellano @cities12345 Hey Brother,  You wrote above,  "Just stating truths, pathetic fanboy!"  Come on Gustavo, gimme a break,  ANYONE reading this can see you are just slinging mud to avoid answering a perfectly clear question: Is Obama Arming Al Qaeda An Impeachable Offense or not?   Argue for your opinion or view of that question.  My view is that it is a crime and he should be impeached.  What is yours, and what evidence is your view based on?  

  Now, if you persist on NOT answering and discussing the policy difference, which I suspect you will just resort to throwing more mud, then remember the mud you threw from right under your own feet might cause you to sink even lower than you are now... 

 Say it ain't so, Gustavo....

kbear09090
kbear09090

@cities12345@kbear09090@rscottmoxley 

" Try it fellas, you'll like it.  Kissing behinds really stinks...... "

Sounds like you have lots of experience at it. I will take your word for it. That does not surprise me, you  being a cult follower of LaRouchebag.

cities12345
cities12345

@kbear09090 @cities12345 @rscottmoxley  

The article, published in the New York Times on Dec. 5, 2012 is titled, "US Approved Arms for Libya Rebels Fell Into Jihadis' Hands."  

   The article was extensively cited in the Dec. 20, 2012 hearings of the House Foreign Relations Committee by Cong. Brad Sherman (D) California as well as other Republican Congressmen.  In other words, MEMBERS OF BOTH PARTIES.

   The article reports that Obama personally made the decision to approve arms shipments to Libyan rebels last year by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. 

   The article reports that Obama told Qatar and the United Arab Emirates that they could ship weapons to the opposition, but they should not ship U.S. made weapons , so as to ensure that the weapons could not be traced to the United States.

  From the article, "One militia that received aid was controlled by Abel Hakim Belhadj then leader of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group......"

   FYI, The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group IS LISTED as TERRORIST ORGANIZATION by the US State Department, the U.K. Home Office, and the UN Security Council.....

     By the way, the same groups named above all list Belhadj of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group BY NAME, as implicated in the 2004 Al Qaeda bombings in Madrid Spain....

      I will stop here, though there is much more to report which LaRouche PAC has done its homework on, which R Soctt Moxley, kbear09090 and others deserve an  FFF on your report cards for FAILURE TO FIND FULLY and FACTUALLY WHY THINGS HAPPEN OR DON'T HAPPEN and only give you a party line of their  political cronies instead of being fiercely independent and kissing no one's behind.

    Try it fellas, you'll like it.  Kissing behinds really stinks...... 

rscottmoxley
rscottmoxley topcommenter

@cities12345 Oh, wow! Just after I posted my earlier comment to you a vivid, green-tinted hologram appeared, stated his name is Lyndon and lectured me for mentioning the Alien High Command in a public forum. I apologize. Please, Gerald. Go forth quickly through the wormhole and address our Earthly concerns to the AHC before it is too late. I fear they may next order Obama to let Al Qaeda officers move into the White House, RFK Stadium and Blair House. Go forth now! Dear God! I pray you make it in time!

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