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Top Defense Chiefs to Testify on U.S. Consulate Attack in Libya
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Posted on 02/07/2013 8:11:04 AM PST by Wisconsinlady

Panetta being questioned by Congress regarding Benghzi.


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Not one person is asking where the 20-30 survivors/ eye-witnesses are and demanding to question them as to what actually happened at Benghazi
1 posted on 02/07/2013 8:11:14 AM PST by Wisconsinlady
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To: Wisconsinlady

It is outrageous that the ~30 witnesses are sequestered
to keep the MANPAD transfers to al Qaeda secret
from the American public.


2 posted on 02/07/2013 8:14:08 AM PST by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Wisconsinlady

He can join Hillary, pounding the table and shouts

“What Difference ..... Does It Make??!!???!!”


3 posted on 02/07/2013 8:14:51 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Diogenesis

Where are their family and friends? why aren’t they demanding to know where the survivors are? I would be camped out on the steps of the capitol every day and calling every TV and radio station I could get a hold of.


4 posted on 02/07/2013 8:16:41 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Who is that Officer behind Gen. Dempsy with that ungodly mop of hair?


5 posted on 02/07/2013 8:19:33 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Wisconsinlady

This is all playing out the farce.

Not one thing will ever be said or done to those responsible for it. Nothing will be said of Obama refusal to aid these people.

If not for the 2 Seals 30 people would be dead, and they will not speak up for those who saved their lives.
I am wondering if the lives of these people saved, who will not speak out , by those seals was worth the lives of two brave men.


6 posted on 02/07/2013 8:20:53 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Red_Devil 232

Who is that Officer behind Gen. Dempsy with that ungodly mop of hair?
_______________________________________________________

It’s a “dude-ette”.


7 posted on 02/07/2013 8:24:46 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Venturer

It seems nothing was worth the death of those two brave seals. They died in vain. Shame on ANYONE whether they are high up or low, who won’t stand up and tell the truth as to why this administration allowed these men to die seven hours after this fiasco began.


8 posted on 02/07/2013 8:28:42 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Amen. And you’d think one of them would have the courage to break silence.


9 posted on 02/07/2013 8:29:43 AM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Yep, and I bet he is lying with every word.


10 posted on 02/07/2013 8:33:37 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Wisconsinlady

All they are allowing him to do is talk about the “terrible readiness crisis” we would have if sequestration goes into effect. They didn’t have a terrible readiness crisis in Benghazi? I guess the money didn’t help then! They were spending the money to keep the embassies in Europe “lookin’ purty”


11 posted on 02/07/2013 8:35:29 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear; Red_Devil 232

Forget about the dude-ette.

How can the Joint Chief sit there (ever since 9/11/2012) and LIED, with our people dying/dead?


12 posted on 02/07/2013 8:39:11 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Chambliss asked if this was an “intelligence failure” and Dempsey said he thinks of it more as an “intelligence gap”. Tell that to the dead ambassador and others who died there that day.


13 posted on 02/07/2013 8:39:15 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Stop the speeches & thank you’s. They’ve had months to prepare & coordinate their questions. What a waste.


14 posted on 02/07/2013 8:39:15 AM PST by FES0844
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To: Wisconsinlady

we will get the real news from al gores new news network.


15 posted on 02/07/2013 8:44:06 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
How? There is a quid pro quo.
No taxes, free whores, just like Menendez and GE.

Money for nothing, and minor chicks for free.


16 posted on 02/07/2013 8:46:29 AM PST by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Wisconsinlady

What if anything do we know of these survivors. How many are American citizens??? How many are state department employees??? Who cut out their tongues and took their typing skills away???


17 posted on 02/07/2013 8:47:15 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Venturer

Kabuki Theater, nothing more.


18 posted on 02/07/2013 8:48:40 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Wisconsinlady; MestaMachine; onyx; penelopesire

Thanks for posting this thread.

FYI all: Brennan hearing 2:30 pm


19 posted on 02/07/2013 8:56:39 AM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm

My blood pressure is so high now, I don’t know if I will be able to take the Brennan hearing next! Yikes!


20 posted on 02/07/2013 8:59:57 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: Wisconsinlady

she is asking about cyber-warriors, national guard, etc.
Panetta will be GONE, you idiot! This is our last chance to nail the president of the U.S. as a liar in chief and you are playing games.

Asking them now what they would advise for next administration, blah, blah, blah.


21 posted on 02/07/2013 9:04:53 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: Diogenesis

“Money for nothing, and minor chicks for free.”

Yes. We truly are in “dire straits”.


22 posted on 02/07/2013 9:07:26 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: Wisconsinlady

WE DIDN’T HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO DO OUR JOB!!!


23 posted on 02/07/2013 9:07:42 AM PST by Mashood
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To: Uncle Chip

And why aren’t the families of these “missing” survivors talking?


24 posted on 02/07/2013 9:09:06 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: Wisconsinlady

My bet is that they’ve been threatened.


25 posted on 02/07/2013 9:11:05 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: FES0844

“Stop the speeches & thank you’s.”

Agreed. I am so sick of hearing what wonderful service Panetta gave to our country, blah, blah, blah.


26 posted on 02/07/2013 9:11:29 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Yep. I can identify.

I just saw your thread at 11:45am and started DVRing with Ayotte’s questions, so I don’t know what I missed. I will look for a C-SPAN repeat tonight.

Ayotte asked Panetta a question in relation to a timeline. Panetta ignored any specifics about time, and Ayotte never redirected him to answer with specifics about the timeline.

And she is one of the good ones who has been focused on Benghazi.


27 posted on 02/07/2013 9:13:55 AM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Wisconsinlady

First one to ask any tough questions is Grahamnesty. Now they are blaming the State Dept (because Hillary is off the hook now)


28 posted on 02/07/2013 9:14:06 AM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Graham making both Dempsey and Panetta squirm.

Comes out that NO assets were deployed before the attack concluded , for the whole seven hours.

Graham has more questions in round two.

Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire up and kissing ass, as all Dems do.

Cover,cover,cover.


29 posted on 02/07/2013 9:17:33 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Wisconsinlady

wanna be stompin rocks flat pissed ?

read the openin statement by pimp Panetta


30 posted on 02/07/2013 9:17:38 AM PST by advertising guy (and as far as the Cookie Monster, was it really cookies ?)
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To: Wisconsinlady

My blood pressure is so high now, I don’t know if I will be able to take the Brennan hearing next! Yikes!


My BP is so high that I am darn near ready to go off the grid. No news and no FR. Haven’t penned and OPUS just yet, but my health and sanity might just require it.


31 posted on 02/07/2013 9:19:45 AM PST by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: Venturer


panetta-speaks-to-senate-panel-on-benghazi-attack

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told Congress on Thursday that it would take two to three years to add the 35 new Marine security guard detachments that the United States plans to deploy to improve the security of American diplomatic compounds abroad.


We are working with State now to identify specific locations for the new detachments CIA Director Leon Panetta said referring to the State Department in prepared remarks at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Sep. 11 attack on an American compound in Benghazi, Libya, which led to the deaths of J. Christopher Stevens, the American ambassador, and three other Americans.

The Marines have guard units at 152 diplomatic compounds, but did not have one in Benghazi when the assault occurred.

Mr. Panetta said that the role of the Marines detachments would be expanded beyond protecting classified information at the compounds.

Why did Valerie Jarrett need to have six (6) armed Secret Service agents on her Cape Cod vacation?

This could include expanded use of nonlethal weapons, and additional training and equipment, to support the Embassy Regional Security Officer's response options when host nation security force capabilities are at risk of being overwhelmed Mr. Panetta said.

Mr. Panetta said that the Pentagon was not able to respond more quickly to the Benghazi episode because it had not received an intelligence alert about an impending attack.

The Department of Defense was prepared for a wide range of contingencies, but unfortunately there were no specific indications of an imminent attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi Mr. Panetta told the committee.

Without adequate warning, there was not enough time given the speed of the attack for armed military assets to respond.

- HOW LONG DID IT TAKE FDR TO BOMB JAPAN?

THE DOLITTLE RAID WAS ONLY FOUR (4) MONTHS AFTER JAPAN ATTACKED PEARL HARBOR!


When the attack began, the Pentagon had no forces that could be rapidly sent to Benghazi or to protect diplomatic outposts in Tunisia, Egypt or Algeria that might also have come under assault on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.


32 posted on 02/07/2013 9:22:45 AM PST by devolve ( -------- ------ --It's not where Obama was born that's the problem - it's where he's living now--)
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To: Wisconsinlady

I was only listening at the time, didn’t see who was responding to a question, but I heard a peculiar hesitation before the phrase “armed groups” with regard to the conflict in Mali.

So, that means they’re muslims, doesn’t it?


33 posted on 02/07/2013 9:25:31 AM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: devolve

Mike Lee of Utah now following up on Graham’s questions.


34 posted on 02/07/2013 9:27:56 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Benghazigate is part of the script “detonation of Obomber and the proclamation of Hillary Clinton as the real 44th president”.
Benghazigate reversed scripts
https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Benghazigate+reversed+scripts


35 posted on 02/07/2013 9:33:04 AM PST by LastProphet
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Noticed during McCain’s questioning that General Dempsey got so nervous that he pulled a Captain Queeg and rolled up a piece of paper and started playing with it. He must have forgotten to bring marbles with him.


36 posted on 02/07/2013 9:33:06 AM PST by Erda
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To: Wisconsinlady
Top Defense Chiefs to Testify on U.S. Consulate Attack in Libya

That was not a US Consulate. Consulates and Embassies must, by international law, openly fly their national flag and their existence made public. What was attacked in Benghazi was a secret CIA base being used to funnel captured Libyan arms to Al Qaeda death squads in Syria. The Government and Corporate Media calling that base a consulate is a psyop like constantly referring to the Branch Davidian Church in Waco as a "compound" and their storm shelter as a "bunker".

37 posted on 02/07/2013 9:33:11 AM PST by Count of Monte Fisto
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To: exit82

Lee did not go in for the kill.
Dempsey got away with saying that as soon as the attack started, forces “were put in motion”.

He told Graham NO forces were deployed, not one person or plane moved until the attack was over.

Kaine of VA up now. Talking about what a shame Panetta was forced to not deploy a carrier group due to budget cuts.

Whatta tool!


38 posted on 02/07/2013 9:34:03 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Erda

Ahhh, but the strawberries, THAT’S where he had them.


39 posted on 02/07/2013 9:35:22 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: devolve

No time. I guess that is the reason they fired a General and an Admiral for getting ready to send help.

Something doesn’t jibe here.


40 posted on 02/07/2013 9:36:33 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Question is.....why in the HELL get involved in Libya in the first place???? And if so, why wasn’t there proper backup considering the region is so volatile. You don’t set up an embassy (compound) without proper backup within reach.


41 posted on 02/07/2013 9:39:35 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Ted Cruz ROCKS.
He is directing the witnesses BACK to
the benghazi attack up to the murder of the Seals.
IF ONLY FREEPERS could see the hands in front of
the mouths of Panetta and Demsey which reveals
they are clowns.
The Clowns are holding back and when they
“answer” they cannot even LOOK at Ted Cruz.


42 posted on 02/07/2013 9:42:36 AM PST by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Diogenesis
Watching some tweets.

kirsten powers ‏@kirstenpowers10

Sen. Graham: Are you surprised the president never called to say how it's going? Panetta doesn't answer directly. Retweeted by Michelle Malkin

Sen. Graham: Was any DOD asset ever deployed to help these people before the attack was over? Pannetta: After hemming and hawing...."No.'

43 posted on 02/07/2013 9:45:52 AM PST by McGruff (You are either with us or you are with the RINOs.)
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To: Diogenesis

Both clowns admit they had NO conversations with Clinton during the attacks.

how the hell is that even possible?

Now Kay Hagan of now stroking the dynamic duo.


44 posted on 02/07/2013 9:47:53 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Kay Hagan (D) is up.
The questions are comfortable for the clowns,
and they can look at her straight in the eye.

The body language reveals there is and has been
a coverup ... of possible treason.


45 posted on 02/07/2013 9:50:56 AM PST by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Count of Monte Fisto
It was not a Consulate but it was a US Diplomatic Mission. I have no doubt that the flag was flying along with the seal of the US. The CIA annex was a different matter.

I assume that all visas and other consular matters were being handled by the Rmbasy in Tripoli.

46 posted on 02/07/2013 9:54:08 AM PST by kabar
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To: Venturer
No time. I guess that is the reason they fired a General and an Admiral for getting ready to send help.

The above is kook garbage. The Admiral's strike group was in the Pacific at the time of the Benghazi attack, and utterly incapable of doing jack squat about Benghazi.

47 posted on 02/07/2013 9:55:50 AM PST by Strategerist
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Holy Krap just heard we have to have Lawyers determine if we can attack a group of terrorists! Or Not!


48 posted on 02/07/2013 9:56:23 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Dempsey plays Mickey-the-Dunce
and purported he knew NOTHING.
but Sen. Roger Wicker (R) artfully skewers
the Clown and gets him to finally admit
that he knew.
Yes. He knew about the attacks on the
Red Cross, and on the UK, and then
finally on the US. But did nothing.


49 posted on 02/07/2013 10:02:32 AM PST by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: kabar

Wicker of MS wonders about the intelligence gap, in response to Chambliss’s questions. reviews all of the various intelligence leading up to 9/11/12.

Asks” is there something else you needed to know to provide proper security?”

Dempsey says what he knew was what was in Gen. Ham’s weekly reports, which showed a deteriorating security situation.

Wicker asks did you know about the attack on the British.

Dempsey agains says Ham was very good about reporting the deteriorating security situation.

Says threat streams in Libya similar to other threats happening at the same time.

Says he does not put military resources in to a country unless requested by host country.

folks, this is all bullsh@t. Stevie Wonder could have foreseen a problem and prepared accordingly. These jokers are going to skate, unless someone nails them with a moment by moment admission of what happened and who decided what to do or what not to do.


50 posted on 02/07/2013 10:02:45 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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