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Libby's back, you know I am back

Ok, before I start, I say thanks for hanging with me.  It has been a wild ride for me.  However, I am back to form.  It has been a long time coming. 

Now on to business.
Prepare yourselves for the return of "Benghazi".  It is time we understand a few things about the world.

1.  It is not our job to police the world.
2.  Private corporations desiring to do business in other countries do so at the liberty of the host country. 
3.  The United States military and the national guard are not security for private corporations. 
4.  U.S. Embassies operate based on the hospitality of the host nation.  We cannot station troops in any country without being seen as "occupiers".  If you doubt me talk with the locals in Germany or Japan.
 5.  If we desire the resources of other countries we must to pay to them the true value of the resources.  The days of colonialism are behind us.
6.  When we provided the means of death to other nations, we should expect backlash of some sort…

Seriously

My final day off work and I decided to tune in to CSPAN.  I wanted to see what the House was up to in regards to the fiscal issues we face as a nation.  if you follow me on twitter (@amsmawoman) you know my reaction.  Those children of God get paid to do nothing.  They spoke for almost an hour about the executive order by President Obama for a Congressional pay raise.  They then moved on to discuss a post office in Wisconsin.  I thought to myself "Seriously?!?"  It is a new year and I have vowed to tone done my cursing.  Days like today, are trying.  The GOP controlled House is very trying.  These people were doing everything they could to not address the matter of the fiscal well being of the nation.

As always, I must be honest.  I am not a fan of the deal hammered out in the Senate.  It is a piece of work at best.  The first thing that caught my attention was the fact of a permanent tax cut.  We as a nation of responsible  adults can not afford a tax cut for any of our ci…