From Phony To Phonier

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Last Tuesday, I noted what I presumed would be a short-lived strategy by President Barack Hussein Obama to duck responsibility for the multiple scandals that will define his legacy by insisting those scandals are “phony.” However, judging by the defiant attitude Obama and his assorted accomplices, lackeys and lapdog media sock puppets have collectively displayed since then, it would appear that “phony” is the word they’re sticking with to deflect attention from their unprecedented war on the Bill of Rights — not to mention on our collective sanity.

Operation Fast and Furious was “phony.” The murders of Brian Terry, Jaime Zapata and hundreds of Mexicans were “phony.” Attorney General Eric Holder’s hostile perjury before Congress was “phony.” The factual revelations that Obamacare is an outright fraud are “phony.” Repulsion at the Democrats’ craven exploitation of tragedies from Connecticut to Colorado (but oddly, not Chicago) is “phony,” as is the Democratic war on the Bill of Rights. The National Security Agency’s illegal wiretapping of Americans is “phony.” The deployment of the Internal Revenue Service as a political weapon against Obama’s perceived enemies is “phony.” And, of course, the terrorist murders of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, are “phony.”

As Inigo Montoya noted in the great film “The Princess Bride”: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

Obama, Jay Carney and a host of other backroom wire-pullers, shady politicos and cable network talking hairdos use “phony” to describe the aforementioned events — even though we’ve all watched them unfold on the very same networks (in the case of the fading hate-net MSNBC, with some rather creative editing).

Hell, the Democrats can keep calling these very real and very sad disgraces they have deliberately wrought upon their own people “phony” until Carney finishes puberty. But that won’t change the fact that Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius lied about every aspect of Obamacare; Holder lied about Operation Fast and Furious; Lois Lerner and others lied about the scope of Obama’s transformation of the Internal Revenue Service into the SS; Susan Rice, Hillary Clinton and even Obama himself lied about Benghazi; and all the shrieking nitwits on Dailykos.com (or wherever) make complete fools of themselves every time they claim someone was “killed by a gun.” Again, “phony” simply doesn’t fit the bill.

I suppose the few liberals who still occasionally stumble across their consciences try to ease their disquiet by telling themselves their lies are part of a greater good or that their masters really are breaking the rules now in order to save them later. Surely, not everyone at The New York Times is either a mewling liberal peon or an unhinged leftist wing nut. After all, someone has to refill the toner cartridges; and I’m guessing Maureen Dowd and Paul Krugman would be afraid they’d mess up their nails. Unfortunately for those conflicted souls, silence isn’t golden; it’s consent.

History is littered with those who either actively or passively collaborated with the forces of evil. The lucky ones managed to play their cards into billion-dollar empires, like former Nazi collaborator and current liberal hate group sugar daddy George Soros. Others hung on long enough to outlive the communist dinosaurs of the former Soviet Union. They live on as corruptocrats who imprison crappy rock bands, because Pussy Riot is dangerous. Actually, I’ve heard Pussy Riot. They’re not dangerous; they’re terrible.

Far more often, however, those who stood up to be counted with the enemies of liberty have disappeared into the mists of history — either because the Allies didn’t have the manpower to arrest every German who looked the other way when the trains rolled into the death camps, or their names were lost somewhere between Kiev and the Gulag, or Al Gore sold their network to Qatari oil barons.

They lie; they illegally surveil; they harass; they even kill. And then they tell us that it’s for our own good. It’s the same tale tyrants have been telling to cover their crimes since the biggest Neanderthal in the cave started hoarding all the fertile females.

But this is America, not some fictional country invented by Hollywood. And these scandals are all too real, not some fairy tale concocted by Rob Reiner in between visits to Spago. Ask yourself: What would Inigo Montoya do?

–Ben Crystal

Ben Crystal

is a 1993 graduate of Davidson College and has burned the better part of the last two decades getting over the damage done by modern-day higher education. He now lives in Savannah, Ga., where he has hosted an award-winning radio talk show and been featured as a political analyst for television. Currently a principal at Saltymoss Productions—a media company specializing in concept television and campaign production, speechwriting and media strategy—Ben has written numerous articles on the subjects of municipal authoritarianism, the economic fallacy of sin taxes and analyses of congressional abuses of power.

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  • independent thinker

    Another excellent article Ben.

    • chocopot

      Actually, I think Ben has really outdone himself this time. It was more than just excellent.

  • Motov

    Phony government is evil government.
    We must remove the abusive felons from positions of power, and end their reign of terror. They are the biggest threat to this nation and not the 3rd world countries we wage war with.

  • Al Chemist

    There is nothing this occupant of the WH and his administration will not do or say to speed the conversion of this once Democratic Republic to a European-like Socialist State.

    • chocopot

      I have to say I think you are wrong. A “European-like Socialist State” is, in my opinion, not the goal. A full-blown Marxist dictatorship is more likely what they are aiming to impose.

  • Warrior

    Let’s see. A “community organizer” who is “supposedly” a constitutional “scholar” who voted “present” majority of his “political” life. Yep, that would be my first choice too! Unfreakinbelievable.

    • chocopot

      You forgot to mention that he was brought up steeped in Marxism and has intentionally spent his life surrounded by Marxists, domestic terrorists, and various other hate-America types. Just the kind of guy you want leading this country.

      • Dave

        If only you knew what Marxism was…

        • chocopot

          I do – but apparently you don’t.

        • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

          Dave, strange you have no idea yet.
          Marxism = THEFT thru the “redistribution of the wealth”.
          Steal from who works and give to sluggards/freeloaders:

          “A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.” (Pr. 10:4)

          If anyone is not willing to work, NEITHER SHOULD HE EAT. For we hear that SOME AMONG YOU WALK IN IDLENESS, NOT BUSY AT WORK, BUT BUSYBODIES [a person, who takes too much interest in the affairs of other]. Now such persons we command and encourage in the LORD Jesus Christ to DO THEIR WORK QUIETLY and EARN THEIR OWN LIVING.” – Apostle Paul (2Thessalonians 3:10-12)

          • Dave

            LOL… what is corporations lobbying congress with their money to pass laws that benefits their interests and make their owners and executives more money?
            It is you and chocopot that have no clue and are clueless participants in corp theft in this country. The corporatists try to refer to it as capitalism.
            And silly people like you two defend their theft… You can always easily fool a conservative.

          • chocopot

            Dave –

            What is taking place in this country today is not capitalism as it developed and was intended to be. Thanks to endless and ever-increasing government interference, we now have “crony” capitalism, where the government interferes in the markets specifically to benefit certain corporations or industries, generally at the expense of others, and often at the expense of the nation as a whole. This is usually done because the politicians are being paid off to do it – and there are few around who doubt for even a moment that is what is happening. So the point is, Dave, capitalism is fine and is what made this country the wealthiest and most advanced nation the world has ever seen. But greed and politics, a deadly and horrible mixture, have screwed up everything. And the infestation of our government with Marxists, from the top on down, who want to see this country brought to its knees, has only hastened the downward spiral.

  • villageidiot

    We have at least one more “phony” to look forward to. Hilary as the next president! How “phony” is that? I addition, good ole Billy Boy will be there too! We are in for a real treat folks, so hold onto your seat or whatever is left for you to hold onto!

    • dan

      lalalalalala…don’t EVEN want to think of THAT possibility

    • me

      It will be the great continuation of President Owebunhole.

    • chocopot

      Now I am going to have nightmares for the next month. Thanks a lot!

    • Dave

      I would not vote Hillary for dog catcher but compared to the GOP clown car of Cruz, Paul, Trump, The idiot Gov of TX and the conservative religious nutjob from PA that ran last time… I am back to 3rd party.

      • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

        Yeah, you would vote for Morsi.

        • Dave

          Yeah, you would vote for Pol Pot…
          This game is fun

          • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

            Your second choice would be Tony Weiner. Good luck, Dave.

          • Dave

            You would vote for fellow Christian Adolf Hitler.

          • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

            Dave, the God’s 9th Commandment is: “You SHALL NOT bear false witness” aka “You SHALL NOT LIE !!!”

          • Bob666

            Yet here you are lying like you do every day!

          • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

            Keep squeaking Mentally PERVERT manurial fly.

          • Bob666

            “Mentally PERVERT” or shall we call you boboon?

            Looking in the mirror again?

            And a hipocrit to!

          • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

            Keep yapping Delusional PITIFUL EGO-CENTRIC MANIAC

          • Dave

            Read his book and a history book once in a while Hitler said himself that he was god’s “superwarrior”. He was a nutty Christian, like you.

          • chocopot

            Dave –
            Hitler was a Christian in name only. If you ever read any history books like you keep telling others to do, you would know that. The Christians were among the first groups he persecuted.

          • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

            Dave, the Kenyan FRAUD also claims to be a “christian” and he was a member of the “christian” church for 20 years.

            Hitler’s most ardent goal was to become a priest. Much of his philosophy came from the Bible, but he twisted and distorted it the same way the Kenyan charlatan does.

            “Hence today I believe that I am acting in ACCORDANCE with the will of the Almighty Creator … I am fighting for the work of the Lord.” -Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf)

            The Kenyan Kriminal also said he is “anointed” one and does the work of the God.

            “[T]he political opinion of the masses represents nothing but the final result of an incredibly tenacious and THOROUGH MANIPULATION of their mind and soul.” -Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf)

            Relax, Dave, and STOP to crap around the bull poop.

          • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

            I am glad you like it, Dave. You are so playful, just full of fun, boy. Not like an average liberal. Incredible.

  • Bill

    Great article Ben,
    There is a great way to tell if Obama is lying to us, his lips are moving. And if his lips are not moving, then he is thinking of more lies.

  • Marshall Watson

    Although I close my eyes and ears to some of Mr Crystal’s vernacular, I have never caught him telling a lie, or anything close to a lie. Every statement in this article is the truth and that’s the really sad part of everything. He keeps telling everyone the truth about what’s going on at the top levels of our government, and the atrocities just keep on pouring out with no one being held to account, except in his articles. It is only too apparent that Obama has made himself above the law. I presume that this is due either to the fact that he has never proven he is actually an American citizen and therefore he is not a legal president. Or perhaps his web of power has grown much stronger behind the apparent rule of law in this land and everyone who has the authority to bring him to account is either scared of him or has been bought out. Either way he appears to be above any law written on any book anywhere, except one. There is one book he has no authority or control over. The Lamb’s Book of Life is beyond his reach and someday he will have to answer for what is written or not written there. I sleep each night with the peace of an honest man who knows the One who holds everything including the future within His grasp and will never let me go. I pray for Obama, if that’s his real name, and all those who willingly serve him, that somehow their eyes, minds, and hearts will be opened to the real truth, because there is such a thing as real or absolute truth. That they will come to know personally and intimately the One who holds their fate in His hands, and turn to Him. God bless you all in Christian love!

    • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

      “[T]he DEVIL (deceiver o’homobama) HAS COME DOWN to us, having great wrath, because HE KNOWS THAT HE HAS A SHORT TIME.” (Revelation 12:12)

      And he is furious, because he knows that his days are counted, therefore he “walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” (1Peter 5:8)

      “[T]hey worshiped the beast … And he was given a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies … Then he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme His name, His tabernacle, and those who dwell in heaven. It was granted to him to make WAR WITH the SAINTS and to overcome them. And authority was given him over every tribe, tongue, and nation. All who dwell on the earth will worship him, WHOSE NAMES HAVE NOT BEEN WRITTEN IN the Book of Life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. If anyone has an ear, let him hear. He who leads into captivity SHALL GO into captivity; he who kills with the sword MUST BE KILLED with the sword. Here is the PATIENCE and the FAITH of the saints.” (Revelation 13:4-10)

      • Marshall Watson

        Alondra, thanks for the reply and well said. This is just my opinion so don’t take offense, because no one knows for sure when the Rapture of the church will take place, some folks don’t even believe it will happen. I personally don’t believe those of us who are ready will be here on the earth when this Scripture will be fulfilled. The SAINTS it speaks of will be those who come to God after they realize they have been left behind. It will be horrible here on earth for them because the Scripture is true because God said it, they will not be able to prevail against the man of sin, and will suffer terrible things at his hand.

  • mark

    Yeah, these scandals are pretty phony, Ben, considering that the Bush administration started Operation Gunrunner and Operation Wide Receiver- the pilot programs for Fast and Furious. The Obama admin´s wiretapping was cleared by the FISA court (Bush did much, much worse, including mass torture). And the Islamic attackers – not the Obama adminstration – were guilty of the murders of U.S. citizens at Benghazi (only 4 by the way versus 242 in Beirut under Reagan and 3000 under President George W. Bush 9 months into his presidency on 9/11 – and no one called for their impeachments over these monumentally large losses of American life. Guess what? Instead the majority of the American people blamed the jihadists who carried out these murderous deeds – not President Reagan or President Bush – how crazy was that?) Sorry Ben but the polls prove over and over again that these scandals just won´t fly. They are pretty phony compared to the above -mentioned ones that occurred on Republican president´s watches.

    • independent thinker

      Ho Hum, mark makes more deposits from the south end of a north bound bull.

      • mark

        independent thinker, a very complex and thorough refutation of my various arguments. What brilliance. You should join a debating team.

        • independent thinker

          Now that I have time to sit down and reply here is one example of the bull manure you spread.

          “… considering that the Bush administration started Operation Gunrunner and Operation Wide Receiver- the pilot programs for Fast and Furious.”
          Wide Receiver was NOT a pilot program for F&F it was a totally different program. In Gunrunner the feds actually attempted to track the firearms. When they discovered they could not do so Wide Receiver was shut down (after only two weeks if I remember correctly). In F&F there was NO attempt made to track the weapons they were deliberately allowed to disappear as soon as they were purchased.

        • Dave

          IT is neither Mark. He just goes along with whatever the goofy authors like Ben propose… People like IT and Frank clapped like sea lions when Bush passed the Patriot Act and went into Iraq. They looked on with great concern everything their favorite false news source Fox changed the threat level from mauve to peach. They suckered conservatives nice and good. Because as you know, conservatives are so easily led around by the nose.

          • independent thinker

            You sir are a liar who must get its information from the same backside as mark. As I have said in response to you and others before I have NEVER supported the un-patriot act. I also have stated before I do not watch either Fox or CNN news with any regularity although when I do watch them I watch each about the same amount of time.

          • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

            IT says: “You sir are a liar who must get its information from the same backside as mark.”

            No, they have NONE information, but daily TALKING POINTS from their masters.

            P.S. IT, WHY are you giving any explanation to the bully?

          • independent thinker

            Because today I feel like it.

          • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

            How today is different?

            The Lefts are the same yesterday, today and tomorrow – ignorant bully. Do not let them to manipulate you, your mind and your mood.

            JUST ignore them and be happy as child is

            Or just dance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-3wC7gkMDQ

            Have a fun now. There always will be sun shine and clouds.

          • Dave

            And you have Alondra? Youtube video made by your fellow extremists? Your interpretations of the bible? Anything but fact… You do have extreme biased conjecture down to a T though.

          • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

            Dave, the YouTube videos made by my “fellow extremists” just featuring the FACTS, which are exposing the LIES and PERVERSIONS of your fellow left-winger extremist and radicals BY THEIR OWN WORDS AND DEEDS. And you and your “fellow extremists” hate the TRUTH.

            Magna est VERITAS et praevalet!

          • gomurr

            It’s NO information, not NONE information……

    • Frank Kahn

      So, you see, Mark, you just proved a very important point of the article. “You keep using that word, I don’t think it means what you think it does”. Just so you can, possibly, understand better, the word phoney means fake, not true, made up. Using that word on scandals requires a judgement call, an opinion. If, you think that something is bad, then it can be called scandalous. Although there are degrees of harm, which lowers or elevates the level of “bad”, the incidents are still bad and therefor scandalous. If something is bad, and therefor scandalous, the discussion of what happened is not phoney. To make it phoney requires more than saying, well Bush did worse, or more people were hurt during Reagan’s administration. And, even it you claim that Bush started the gun running actions to Mexico, the fact that Obama and Holder just continued it does not make it phoney. The only true questions here are:
      1. Did the people in power, through their actions, or lack thereof, precipitate a situation?
      2. Was this situation a cause of harm in any way?

      If both answers are “yes” then it is a scandal.

      The only real question, now, is not a matter of it being phoney or not, it is about finding the actual person or people responsible for the scandal. This requires an investigation, and cooperation. Hiding the truth about how a situation evolved, is also a scandal in itself. If you get caught with your hand in the cookie jar, and say your brother told you to do it, which was a lie, then you are guilty of two scandalous acts. Actually, any time you lie (make intentional incorrect statements) you are perpetrating a scandal.

      So, Mr. Liberal, there is nothing phoney about the scandals, there is just a difference of opinion on the cause of the scandals. The death of U.S. citizens in Benghazi is bad (scandalous). The reason they died is bad (scandalous). The fact that Obama, intentionally, misinformed us about the cause is bad (scandalous). The fact that Obama lied, during the campaign debates, about having called it a terrorist attack the next day is scandalous. The IRS singling out conservative groups, for extreme lengthy investigations as to their ability to qualify as tax-exempt organizations is bad (scandalous). The fact that they (IRS) lied to congress about it happening is bad (scandalous). The ATF, and the justice department, participating in illegal gun sales to Mexicans is bad (scandalous). Losing control (ability to track) the weapons involved was bad (scandalous). The fact that people died, including at least one U.S. border agent, from these guns is bad (scandalous). Holder lying (hiding the truth) about their involvement is bad (scandalous). Obama assisting Holder, in hiding the truth, is bad (scandalous).

      Trying to find out the real truth about all these things are not phoney scandals, it is a normal procedure for determining cause and effect relationships.

      If, you believe that Obama, and his administration, is fully forthcoming and truthful on all these scandals, then maybe you are being just as biased as you are accusing us of being.

      • mark

        No, the entire Fast and Furious scandal is phony because as every article author and most posters on this site have stated over and over again:” Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” So AG Holder has zero responsibility for the deaths of 2 U.S. DEA agents in Mexico killed by guns that were “walked” into Mexico by the FBI during the operation. Those guns did not kill agents Terry Lane and Jaime Zapata: the Mexican drug traffickers who fired the guns killed them. Gun salesmen, gun traders, and gun manufacturers have zero responsibility for what is done with their guns once they sell or ship them. I can refer you to a mountain of NRA and 2nd Amendment position papers on this. And the Benghazi scandal is phony because all 4 victims were killed by Libyan jihadists not by President Obama or Secretary of State Clinton. Both of them have iron clad alibis, they were in Washington in the company of dozens of witnesses when these murders took place thousands of miles away. So charging them with murder is overwhelmingly phony like charging FDR with the murder of all those dead Marines at Tarawa because they were not properly led, had the wrong equipment, didn’t receive enough reinforcements and fire support quickly enough. No, the Japanese soldiers on Tarawa killed the 1000 Marines who died there – not FDR.

        • Frank Kahn

          You are the epitome of stupid Mark. You are so dense that you can’t comprehend a simple definition of the word PHONEY.

          “No, the entire Fast and Furious scandal is phony because as every article author and most posters on this site have stated over and over again:” Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” So AG Holder has
          zero responsibility for the deaths of 2 U.S. DEA agents in Mexico killed by guns that were “walked” into Mexico by the FBI during the operation.”

          Actually, you are right in the fact that guns are a tool that are used to kill people. However, you are LIBERALLY WRONG, when you state that Holder has no culpability in the crime. He is both an accessory before the fact, and guilty of a federal crime in the actions allowing the crime (selling arms to drug cartels), that his department participated in.

          “Those guns did not kill agents Terry Lane and Jaime Zapata: the Mexican drug traffickers who fired the guns killed them. ”

          And government employees provided the tools for the killing. In this country, ignorance is no excuse. A normal person, with even a small amount of common sense (not a liberal), would know that Mexican drug cartels will use weapons (guns sold to them illegally by our government) to intimidate and kill. Their actions directly contributed to the murder of many people.

          “Gun salesmen, gun traders, and gun manufacturers have zero responsibility for what is done with their guns once they sell or ship them. ”

          Sorry to disappoint you but you are sadly mistaken. There are laws regarding the sales and shipment of guns. If a manufacturer sells, and ships, guns to someone that does not have a federal license to sell them, they are accountable in criminal cases. They are only free from responsibility if they adhere to the law. The same is true of the fast and furious action. Since it was illegal, the people involved in selling the weapons are responsible.

          “I can refer you to a mountain of NRA and 2nd Amendment position papers on this. ”

          You are free to, and I encourage you to try, provide any such documents that state it is okay to sell guns to a person or entity that you KNOW will use them for illegal activities.

          “And the Benghazi scandal is phony because all 4 victims were killed by Libyan jihadists not by President Obama or Secretary of State Clinton. ”

          STUPID STUPID STUPID. THEY ARE NOT PHONEY BECAUSE OBAMA AND CLINTON DID NOT ACTUALLY PULL THE TRIGGERS. Get your head out of your LIBERAL A$$ and figure out that they are scandals, period. Why was the compound attacked? Who had information about the imminent danger? Why was there insufficient security in place? Why was there no support efforts launched, in a timely manner? Why did Obama claim it was about some stupid video?

          “Both of them have iron clad alibis, they were in Washington in the company of dozens of witnesses when these murders took place thousands of miles
          away. So charging them with murder is overwhelmingly phony ”

          MURDER? Did I say they were guilty of murder? Complicit in the deaths of fellow citizens does not necessarily mean murder. Reckless endangerment might be a better description. And, lets see about your distance and witness claim for absolving them of murder. Obama operates a deadly drone strike agenda. In these strikes, many innocent foreign national citizens have been killed. Obama is thousands of miles away, and surrounded by many witnesses to that fact. If we accept that those deaths are outside his legal jurisdiction and are not covered under the war powers act, then they are murders.

          “like charging FDR with the murder of all those dead Marines at Tarawa because they were not properly led, had the wrong equipment, didn’t receive enough reinforcements and fire support quickly enough. ”

          You have just described a case for scandalous behavior. It is something that should be condemned, and FDR should shoulder the ultimate responsibility, as commander in chief. But Murder would not be a proper charge.

          “No, the Japanese soldiers on Tarawa killed the 1000 Marines who died there – not FDR.”

          Nor, would it be called murder, it was an act of war.

          You are still refusing to accept the meaning of the word phoney. I say this, because you did not attempt to discredit the scandal part of the description.

        • gomurr

          You just proved how dumbed down most of America is…..you’re leading the pack.

  • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

    BREAKING NEWS! NEW “PHONY” SCANDAL: Benghazi Bombshell: Valerie Jarrett, Commander in Chief, WHO GAVE the “STAND DOWN” COMMAND

    “Susan Rice, Hillary Clinton and even Obama himself lied about Benghazi”

    Confidential sources have confirmed that Valerie Jarrett was the key decision-maker for the administration, the night of the Benghazi terrorist attack on 9/11/2012. http://conservativereport.org/benghazi-valerie-jarrett-cic/

  • WTS/JAY

    Obama Bodyguard Found Dead In Apparent Suicide…

    A Secret Service agent assigned to President Obama’s protective details has been found dead in an apparent suicide. Rafael Prieto spent nearly six years hiding an extramarital affair with a foreign national. His secret was revealed by a fellow employee following the sex scandal involving several agents and officers earlier this year. Prieto was under investigation to determine whether he violated agency rules at the time of his death.

    Employees with security clearance are required to notify the agency about relationships with foreign citizens to ensure that the person is not a risk to national security. There was no evidence to suggest that Prieto’s relationship posed a security threat. It would have been a violation of the agency’s administrative rules but not a crime.

    Prieto was identified as the resident agent in charge at the Secret Service’s office in White Plains, New York as recently as 2009. He was 47 years old.

    Edwin Donovan, a spokesman for the Secret Service, said, “Rafael Prieto has a distinguished 20-year career with the Secret Service that was marked by accomplishment, dedication, friendships. The Secret Service is mourning the loss of a valued colleague.” The cause of death was determined to be carbon monoxide poisoning. Prieto was found unconscious in his car with the engine running. His death is being investigated by the DC Metropolitan Police and the medical examiner’s office. Gwendolyn Crump, a spokeswoman for the Metropolitan police department, would not comment on the details of an ongoing investigation.

    Thirteen Secret Service employees were implicated in a prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia in April. The agents and officers brought women, including prostitutes, back to a hotel after a night of partying and drinking. An agent refused to pay one of the prostitutes and argued with her in a hallway, and the incident went public. The incident prompted Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan to issue a code of conduct that prohibited employees from drinking within 10 hours of the start of a shift. The code also prohibited employees from bringing foreigners back to their hotel rooms. Rafael Prieto was not in Colombia during the scandal.

    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/385359/obama-bodyguard-found-dead-in-apparent-suicide/#YYT97pWEgL3dzu0O.99

    • Alan

      If I had to work for a POS like Obama I would probably commit suicide too.

  • Dajeno

    The only thing phony here is the “the phony one”, Oblama. As for his mouth piece Jay “does’t like the truth” Carney, if he was Pinocchio there won’t be enough room for both his nose and the press corps in the same room.

  • Ibn Insha

    Mark Twain said, “When in doubt tell the truth.” Obama’s principle is “When in doubt, lie.”

    • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

      WRONG !!!
      The Kenyan FRAUD’s principal is: “ALWAYS lie and NEVER doubt.”

  • http://cowboybyte.com/ Alondra

    Judge Jeanine Pirro – Obama Admin Lied & Spied On America! – Opening Statement – Wake Up America!

    At @7:00 parade of the “PHONY” scandals.

  • ridge runner

    Ever Democrat Party perv in any office, even dog catcher, never tells the truth on any issue. To climb in the thug dominated with domestic terrorists, anti American ideas,, belief and adoration in everything that against USA has always been this party’s mantra. BOZO’s mouth piece Cooney, will not pass puberty, because his nads will pulled thru his ears , while his was standing on his head, getting loaded with communist Sorus BS, problably over loaded by the marxist muslim moron, you know as Georgy;s permant lap lizard OBOZO.