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Benghazi Smoking Gun Exposed--Obama lied, people died.
FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 6, 2013 | Arnold Ahlert

Posted on 05/06/2013 5:24:05 AM PDT by SJackson

New evidence reveals the Obama administration’s version of the events that took place in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 was based on a tissue of lies. The Weekly Standard’s Steven Hayes has obtained a timeline and a series of emails revealing the self-serving efforts made by administration officials, who heavily edited CIA talking points about the attack that cost four Americans, including ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, their lives. Also revealed is who made the changes and why they made them.

The revelations are part of a report published by the five Republican Committee chairmen that has been largely dismissed by a calculatingly indifferent media, despite the reality that it includes direct quotes from administration officials, along with footnotes indicating the times the messages were sent. Although the names of some officials have been omitted in some places, the Weekly Standard has confirmed the identity of two administration officials who authored two critical emails: one illuminating the reason for the editing itself and the other announcing a September 15 meeting of top administration officials, where the ultimate draft of the talking points would be finalized.

The two officials are State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland and White House national security official Ben Rhodes.

What they sought to obscure is the realty that while the initial attack was still taking place, the State Department Operations Center sent out two alerts, at 4:05 p.m and 6:08 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The former indicated an attack was taking place. The latter alert revealed that an al Qaeda-linked terrorist group, Ansar al Sharia, was claiming credit for it. According to the House report, these alerts were widely circulated among administration officials, including those at the highest levels of government. Another cable sent by the CIA station chief in Libya the following day reveals that eyewitnesses confirmed that a terrorist attack involving the participation of Islamic jihadists had occurred.

It was exactly that reality the administration sought to obscure.

The Standard reveals the three versions of the edited talking points. Version 1 was distributed internally for comment at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, September 14. Key points include:

–The initial theory that the Benghazi attacks “were spontaneously inspired by the protests at the U.S. embassy in Cairo”;

–”Islamic extremists with ties to al Qa’ida participated”;

–Members of Ansar al Sharia “were involved”;

–”Wide availability of weapons and experienced fighters in Libya contributed to the lethality of the attacks”;

–”Five other attacks against foreign interests” had taken place since April, leading to the possibility that the consulate had been “previously surveilled”;

–The U.S. is “working w/Libyan authorities and intelligence partners” to bring those responsible to justice.

After this draft’s initial distribution, the CIA amended it, adding two more points. “On 10 September we warned of social media reports calling for a demonstration in front of the [Cairo] Embassy and that jihadists were threatening to break into the Embassy,” and “The Agency has produced numerous pieces on the threat of extremists linked to al Qaeda in Benghazi and Libya.” They also changed two talking points: the reference to “al Qa’ida” was removed, and Benghazi “attacks” became “demonstrations.”

An hour into the vetting process, the official confirmed by the Standard to be Victoria Nuland raised “serious concerns”–about the political impact, fearing that Congress would hammer the State Department for “not paying attention to Agency warnings.” Minor revisions followed, but they weren’t good enough for Nuland, who said the changes did not “resolve all my issues or those of my building leadership,” further warning that State Department officials would directly contact National Security Council (NSC) officials as a result. In a matter of moments, the House report noted, that “White House officials responded by stating that the State Department’s concerns would have to be taken into account.” It was then that Ben Rhodes notified the various groups working on the points that a meeting would take place on September 15 to resolve their issues.

Version two of the report was put together at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday. According to officials with knowledge of what occurred at this meeting of the Deputies Committee, CIA deputy director Mike Morrel heavily edited this version, removing 148 of its 248 words. The entirety of the previous report was reduced to the “spontaneous attack” theory, followed by the idea that “this assessment may change as additional information is made available,” and that the “investigation is ongoing to help bring justice to those responsible for the deaths of U.S. citizens.”

Less than two hours later, those three points became the bullet points in Version three, which became the final version of the administration’s talking points.

On Sunday, September 16, UN Ambassador Susan Rice was sent out by the administration to pitch the Muslim video canard. The following day, Nuland rose to Rice’s defense. “What I will say, though, is that Ambassador Rice, in her comments on every network over the weekend, was very clear, very precise, about what our initial assessment of what happened is. And this was not just her assessment, it was also an assessment you’ve heard in comments coming from the intelligence community, in comments coming from the White House.”

Yet even the redacted version of the talking points never mentioned anything about a video. Despite that reality, the administration, led by Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, continued to pitch that mendacious version of the events, inaugurating the Obama administration’s ongoing efforts to mislead the American public in the weeks leading up to the presidential election — weeks during which we were assured that al Qa’ida and terror were “on the run.”

At a press briefing last Friday, State Department spokesperson Patrick Ventrell declined to comment regarding Nuland’s involvement, and why critical details were edited out of the final draft. “We regularly discuss our public messaging with our interagency counterparts, that’s part of what happens in the interagency,” said Ventrell. “We’re not going to get into the details…of our internal deliberative process on these. We continue to be transparent with the congress, and have been, and shared thousands of documents. Talking points is something that they’ve looked into.”

Yet the “most transparent administration in history” provided the emails to members of the House and Senate intelligence committees on the stipulation that they would only be available for a limited time, and not turned over to the committees. That agreement was part of a political deal whereby Senate Republicans would not hold up the nomination of current CIA Director John Brennan.

As damning as these revelations are, they are far from the only problems the Obama administration faces in a scandal that can no longer be contained. Last Thursday, it was revealed that the State Department’s Office of Inspector General will be conducting an investigation of the Accountability Review Board’s (ARB) report, an outrageous whitewash whose central conclusion was the idea that “the tragic loss of life, injuries, and damage to U.S. facilities and property rests solely and completely with the terrorists who perpetrated the attacks.” According to well-placed sources, the IG wants to determine if the ARB declined to interview critical witnesses, who wanted to provide their accounts of Benghazi to the panel whose conclusions insulated top officials–including Hillary Clinton–for the “inadequate security” at the consulate.

Two of those whistleblowers, now revealed to be Gregory Hicks, Foreign Service Officer and former Deputy Chief of Mission/Chargé d’Affairs in Libya, and Mark Thompson, the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism, are being represented by Washington attorneys Victoria Toensing and her husband Joseph DiGenova, respectively. Appearing on “Geraldo” Saturday night, Toensing told Rivera that “the things that her client will be saying will be contradictory to what the administration’s scenario was.” DiGenova promised that “what will come out of the hearing is that the Accountability Review Board conducted by General Pickering and Admiral Mullen will be proven to have been a cover-up–one of the worst jobs ever done in the history of governmental reporting…”

DiGenova further noted that nether Pickering or Mullen ever interviewed Hillary Clinton during their investigation, and that when Pickering was told he would have to deal with it, he became physically ill.

The third witness expected to testify is Eric Nordstrom, diplomatic security officer and former regional security officer in Libya. Nordstrom, who was based in Tripoli until two months before the attack, is the security officer who twice requested additional security in Benghazi before the attack. Nordstrom cited a chronology that included 200 security incidents in Libya between June 2011 and July 2012, including 48 that occurred in Benghazi.

An equally explosive revelation emerged a week ago, when an anonymous U.S. special operator told Fox News the administration’s contention that no forces were available to get to Benghazi in time was also a lie. “I know for a fact that C 110, the EUCOM CIF, was doing a training exercise, not in the region of northern Africa, but in Europe. And they had the ability to react and respond,” he contended. The C 110 is a 40-man special ops force reportedly capable of conducting rapid response and deployment. They were located only three-and-a-half hours away in Croatia on Sept. 11.

The operator revealed there were other members of special ops and other officials aware and involved, but that they would be “decapitated if they came forward with information that could affect high-level commanders.” The Fox source added that members of the special ops community feel betrayed, and believe that betrayal goes to the highest levels of the administration.

The administration apparently couldn’t care less. Last Tuesday at his press conference, President Obama claimed he was “unaware” of any effort to prevent whistleblowers from testifying. On the same day, Secretary of State John Kerry contended that there is “an enormous amount of misinformation out there.” ”We have to demythologize this issue and certainly depoliticize it,” Kerry told reporters at the State Department. “The American people deserve answers. I’m determined that this will be an accountable and open State Department as it has been in the past, and we will continue to do that, and we will provide answers.”

Kerry had previously expressed frustration with Republicans for refusing to accept the conclusions of the ARB. “Let’s get this done with, folks,” Kerry told the House Foreign Affairs Committee in testimony last month. “Let’s figure out what it is that’s missing, if it’s legitimate or isn’t. I don’t think anybody lied to anybody. And let’s find out exactly, together, what happened, because we got a lot more important things to move on to and get done.”

Last Wednesday, White House press secretary Jay Carney echoed Kerry’s indifference. “Let’s be clear,” he said. “Benghazi happened a long time ago. We are unaware of any agency blocking an employee who would like to appear before Congress to provide information related to Benghazi.”

On Saturday, Rep. Darrel Issa (R-CA), the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, praised the State Department officials who have agreed to testify at the hearings. “They have critical information about what occurred before, during, and after the Benghazi terrorist attacks that differs on key points [from the administration,]” Issa said in a statement. “Our committee has been contacted by numerous other individuals who have direct knowledge of the Benghazi terrorist attack, but are not yet prepared to testify,” he added. “In many cases their principal reticence of appearing in public is their concern of retaliation at the hands of their respective employers,” Issa said.

State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell took issue with that characterization. “The State Department would never tolerate or sanction retaliation against whistleblowers on any issue, including this one,” Ventrell contended. “That’s an obligation we take very seriously, full stop.”

The country will find out exactly how seriously beginning Wednesday, when the House Oversight Committee resumes its hearings. It remains to be seen how mainstream media outlets, many of which have been more than willing to dismiss the investigation into the deaths of four Americans as a Republican conspiracy theory, will handle what is likely to be some of the most explosive testimony on the attack to date history. Benghazi may have happened “a long time ago,” but it is not going away anytime soon.


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1 posted on 05/06/2013 5:24:05 AM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson

Obama lied, Obama got reelected.
Four more lives, four more years.


2 posted on 05/06/2013 5:27:39 AM PDT by HomeAtLast
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To: SJackson

>> State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell took issue with that characterization. “The State Department would never tolerate or sanction retaliation against whistleblowers on any issue, including this one,” Ventrell contended. “That’s an obligation we take very seriously, full stop.”

Yeah, right, Pat. You “state department spokesmen” have a lot of credibility in my eyes. In fact, if you told me the sky is blue, I’d probably want to believe you, but I’d go outside and check, just to see if you were telling me a half-truth, as you do half the time. The other half of the time you’re lying outright.


3 posted on 05/06/2013 5:30:19 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: HomeAtLast

4 posted on 05/06/2013 5:33:34 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

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5 posted on 05/06/2013 5:33:42 AM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: SJackson

The response to Hillary’s “What difference does it make?”, should have been:

“The difference, Madam Secretary, is the TRUTH! And YOU and this White House have NOT provided the Truth to the American people.”

“Instead you chose to trot out some manufactured excuse, blaming an irrelevant video, when you KNEW this attack was terror based.”


6 posted on 05/06/2013 5:39:19 AM PDT by G Larry (Darkness Hates the Light)
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To: SJackson
1. What kind of gun running to the Muzzie Bros. and to Al Qaeda was run from BenGhazi? Who was responsible for the program?

2. Who refused to provide assistance to the US personal in BenGhazi during the attack?

3.Who implemented such a low level of security there in the first place?

4. Who came up with the video BS story?

5. When is the railroaded video producer going to receive justice?

6. When is the MSM going to admit that they wanted nothing to do with any reporting of all of the tails associated with BenGhazi before the election so the imposter would be reelected?7. What is going on in BenGhazi today?

7 posted on 05/06/2013 5:40:22 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: SJackson
1. What kind of gun running to the Muzzie Bros. and to Al Qaeda was run from BenGhazi? Who was responsible for the program?

2. Who refused to provide assistance to the US personal in BenGhazi during the attack?

3.Who implemented such a low level of security there in the first place?

4. Who came up with the video BS story?

5. When is the railroaded video producer going to receive justice?

6. When is the MSM going to admit that they wanted nothing to do with any reporting of all of the tails associated with BenGhazi before the election so the imposter would be reelected?

7. What is going on in BenGhazi today?

8 posted on 05/06/2013 5:40:56 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: HomeAtLast

Where are the CIA whistle blowers? lets save this country From the muschurean candidate.


9 posted on 05/06/2013 5:41:17 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: SJackson
0bama and his regime is a tale of death stretching from Mexico to Libya.

5.56mm

10 posted on 05/06/2013 5:42:50 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: SJackson; kristinn; trooprally

I betcha Vicki Nuland isn’t sleeping very well these days.


11 posted on 05/06/2013 5:44:19 AM PDT by sauropod (I will not comply)
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To: SJackson
Nixon was hounded out of office for a cover up that was nothing of the magnitude of Benghazi. A US ambassador and three other US officials were murdered by terrorists...a murder made possible by lax security and while while US forces were available to help they were not dispatched.

A preposterous lie about how this attack was precipitated by a "spontaneous" demonstration in response to some obscure anti-Muslim video was concocted to follow a campaign narrative that al Queda was crushed by Obama's policies. In perpetrating this lie US security was jeopardized and the attackers are walking free to plot another attack. This lie was concocted at the highest levels of government and certainly Obama himself knew of the cover up. This should be ample grounds for impeachment.

The other unanswered question was why the ambassador was in Benghazi and not at the more secure US embassy in Tripoli.

12 posted on 05/06/2013 5:44:35 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: SJackson

While I hate, detest bHo and his entire administration, this is how our government works.

The government works to protect itself and we only supply the money and in some cases the bodies needed so the ruling elite can retain power. They do not need us for any other purpose.

In an nation of 320+ Million it seems only the dishonest, greedy gravitate towards government service. Our military is the one glaring exception and it is no wonder the vast majority of the communist party (aka Progressives) hate them.

However, even in the military it seems the upper echelons are intimidated by the ruling elite and are not willing to place their rank or retirement at risk for the country. Somewhat understandable as you sacrifice a lot to serve and maybe they just feel they have given enough.

No matter what, I am positive Lucy will pull the football away again. Too many have a vested interest in the status-quo. We are being played once more.


13 posted on 05/06/2013 5:46:33 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: HomeAtLast

“Four more years”?!

...that depends on whether or not he chooses to step down.


14 posted on 05/06/2013 5:47:47 AM PDT by albie (s)
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To: SJackson

Looking forward to Candy Crowley’s special report.


15 posted on 05/06/2013 5:50:43 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: SJackson
"the State Department Operations Center sent out two alerts, at 4:05 p.m and 6:08 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The former indicated an attack was taking place. The latter alert revealed that an al Qaeda-linked terrorist group, Ansar al Sharia, was claiming credit for it"

And then Obama went to bed.

16 posted on 05/06/2013 5:51:50 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: SJackson
Keep in mind that whatever Obama and Clinton were up to in Benghazi, they were willing to let 40 - FORTY- people die to cover it up. If not for the intervention - against orders and at the cost of their lives - of a few good men the whole station crew could have died.

What sordid scheme were Obama and Clinton engaged in in Benghazi that they were willing to condemn 40 people to death rather than have it exposed?

And, if you're a US gov't employee in "Indian territory", what faith do you have that, when you're in trouble, Obama won't head to bed rather than send you help?

17 posted on 05/06/2013 5:52:48 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything + 969)
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To: Wurlitzer
To think that the regime is one step ahead of us on everything from you name the topic,sequester,budget,unemployment obmacacre, to you name the topic and now they are not with Benghazi would be naive.
18 posted on 05/06/2013 5:54:38 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: G Larry

Thanks for saying that What Difference Does It Make? is a wrong headed and stupid verbage by a woman whose presidential campaign debts magically were paid off, It will come apparent that Clinton and Obama are just as guiltly as William jefferson Clinton whom claimed he did not have sex with Monica Lewinsky, and he was impeached by the House but not enforced by the senate.


19 posted on 05/06/2013 5:59:09 AM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: SJackson

We know the truth. The administration is lying to cover it up and the media is lying to help them.


20 posted on 05/06/2013 6:00:28 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
Good morning. Sort of.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


Benghazi Index

21 posted on 05/06/2013 6:02:20 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: SJackson; All
The big question now is who if anyone is protecting Hillary?
I'm looking for a scenario from the regime where they inadvertently blame hillary for all things bad at Benghazi,safety security,etc. while claiming she's an innocent.It's exactly what the regime does,kill of expendables and then blame us.
22 posted on 05/06/2013 6:04:20 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: SJackson

I posted in the early days of this incident that the video idea originated with HClinton, probably indirectly.

In one of her earliest comments, she mentioned that muslims were upset by 'stuff on the Internet'.

Internet stuff? Hmmm. At that point, someone, probably an underling staffer, was tasked with searching the Internet for anything that could be used plausibly. Eventually, the staffer found the trailer for some obscure movie -- which at the time had about 300 views on Youtube.

Thus was born the 'movie' excuse, which the Administration at the highest levels -- Secretary of State, UN Ambassador, and even the President -- used for weeks following.


23 posted on 05/06/2013 6:04:35 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Paladin2

The regime may be vulnerable(politically of course) on Benghazi. there are too many trails to cover up all at once.It would take a major diverson to get out of this one,we could look for it.


24 posted on 05/06/2013 6:07:32 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: sauropod

“I betcha Vicki Nuland isn’t sleeping very well these days”

She is the State Dept. Spokeswoman. In regards to the revised talking points she said “the changes did not resolve all my issues” Call me silly but since when do Spokesman/women dictate what policy will be?


25 posted on 05/06/2013 6:09:05 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: SJackson

26 posted on 05/06/2013 6:09:18 AM PDT by PROCON (Never underestimate the power of low information voters in large numbers.)
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To: SJackson

Yes. We know.

So, when do the Impeachment proceedings start and when do the trials to toss some of these sh*t-bags into jail begin?

Or is this more pointless theater? We were assured that Fast and Furious would result in “something”. Holder declined to prosecute himself and there is stopped.

Nothing is going to stick unless the GOP, and a few brave Democrats, really start showing some spine.


27 posted on 05/06/2013 6:09:48 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: M Kehoe

And Benghazi started six months before Benghazi happened.


28 posted on 05/06/2013 6:10:47 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: SJackson

By now, the Obama administration knows second-by-second what went on in Benghazi. The people killing Americans also know what happened. Yet, there has been no release of information as to what happened at the second location. We have only been told that there was a fight and then our people left. The enemy surrounds the second location and attacks (killing two Americans) and then stops. Why? It wasn’t because our forces ran them off. If your goal was to humiliate the US, why not parade around captured US citizens? We don’t know why the shooting stopped at the second location, and that is one of the big things to find out. Why wasn’t there a slaughter? Why wasn’t there a parade of prisoners?


29 posted on 05/06/2013 6:15:40 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Paine in the Neck

You are absolutely right. Obama was willing to sacrifice the entire consulate staff to keep whatever secrets that facility held. If not for the heroic work of the two ex-Seals that died, there would be no living witnesses.

This was a cover up to ensure Obama’s reelection. If Romney had just taken the ball and run with it, then the MSM would have had to deal with it then rather than now. Romney chose the safe road and Obama got reelected.

Let us hope he gets impeached. This is a thousand times worse than Watergate.


30 posted on 05/06/2013 6:17:34 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: Servant of the Cross
Treason is the reason.


32 posted on 05/06/2013 6:19:28 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: hondact200
Thanks for saying that What Difference Does It Make? is a wrong headed and stupid verbage by a woman whose presidential campaign debts magically were paid off, It will come apparent that Clinton and Obama are just as guiltly as William jefferson Clinton whom claimed he did not have sex with Monica Lewinsky, and he was impeached by the House but not enforced by the senate.

Blaming everything on The Beast is a win-win for the Rats. It gets King Barry (peace be upon him) off the hook, and they know the media wing of the DNC can rehabilitate Hillary's image in time for 2016. With all the **** she and Slick Willy got away with, including one inconvenient dead body in the White House, there's no reason why Benghazi could possibly derail her presidential aspirations.

33 posted on 05/06/2013 6:20:01 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: SJackson
“Our committee has been contacted by numerous other individuals who have direct knowledge of the Benghazi terrorist attack, but are not yet prepared to testify,” he added. “In many cases their principal reticence of appearing in public is their concern of retaliation at the hands of their respective employers,” Issa said.

Pulled out for emphasis - being a fact that I had not caught. Issa seems to playing this masterfully.

34 posted on 05/06/2013 6:25:03 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Dead Corpse

‘So, when do the Impeachment proceedings start and when do the trials to toss some of these sh*t-bags into jail begin?’

It may stick in Congress, it will never happen in the Senate. All those Laywers in the Senate will never uphold the laws if this land.


35 posted on 05/06/2013 6:26:36 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: The Great RJ

Worst of all they attacked our rights to Freedom of Speech by alleging that a stupid YouTube video was the cause of it.


36 posted on 05/06/2013 6:28:06 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SJackson

Bump.


37 posted on 05/06/2013 6:28:51 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (Life, liberty, property, family, RKBA, sovereignty, security, borders, independence, the oath.)
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To: TomGuy
" The world must not belong to those that would slander the Phophet of Islam"

Guess who said that in fron of the UN a few days after the Benghazi massacre?

3 guesses and the first two don't count . . .

38 posted on 05/06/2013 6:32:11 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: albie

LOL! Ain’t no way that king hussein is going anywhere. There’s no fiber there. At least Nixon manned up and left office. Our current resident in charge will stay where he is and the only one who will get smacked will be some mid level management sacrificial person who had minimal accountability. Hillary will be on the ticket in ‘08 and with the low/no info voters out there could very well win. Especially if they put moochelle antoinette on the ticket. Freakin’ bizzaro world.


39 posted on 05/06/2013 6:34:40 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST mr. president(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: dfwgator

Here’s a link to the image of the talking points drafts.

http://imageshack.us/f/832/benghazitalkingpts1.jpg/


40 posted on 05/06/2013 6:35:03 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: DAC21

Then it’s all just theater.

Shut it all down until they get their heads right. Either removed from their collective set of rectums or perched on a line of pikes...


41 posted on 05/06/2013 6:37:13 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: SJackson

APOLOGY VIDEO.

There were 4 dead Americans yet these two terrorist enablers apologized to the muslims for a fake video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtNu6E7c4vA


42 posted on 05/06/2013 6:38:29 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: DAC21
It may stick in Congress, it will never happen in the Senate. All those Laywers in the Senate will never uphold the laws if this land.

I'll surely get flamed for this, but at this point we have to allow the process to work. First, expose the malfeasance in the hearing. Then we will see what specific criminal acts were committed and by whom. That is the point when the first criminals who are exposed will get motivated with self preservation and spill more beans.

43 posted on 05/06/2013 6:39:15 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: SJackson
Obama, Clinton. Shameful. Criminality.

Kerry. AssWagon

“Let’s get this done with, folks,” Kerry told the House Foreign Affairs Committee in testimony last month. “Let’s figure out what it is that’s missing, if it’s legitimate or isn’t. I don’t think anybody lied to anybody. And let’s find out exactly, together, what happened, because we got a lot more important things to move on to and get done.”

He doesn't think "anybody lied to anybody" but doesn't even know if something is "missing or legitimate". Big talk if he says "let's find out exactly, together (warm fuzzy), what happened"....

Yes, let's find out...we're counting on you guys./s

"...MORE IMPORTANT THINGS TO MOVE ON TO AND GET DONE."

Isn't the integrity of federal government pretty important? Aren't the lives of our citizens pretty important? Isn't it important that there is a full exploration so that some will be winnowed out of power since they could, but did not, save American lives? Isn't it? Oh, yes, let's move on. By all means, let's move on. And, if you say "let's move on" frequently, maybe you can carry the con, the lies on and nobody gets hurt.

Except for the 4 gentlemen and their families and the integrity of the federal government from the very top down.

Carney. AssWagon #2 (Echo-in-Chief)

Last Wednesday, White House press secretary Jay Carney echoed Kerry’s indifference. “Let’s be clear,” he said. “Benghazi happened a long time ago. We are unaware of any agency blocking an employee who would like to appear before Congress to provide information related to Benghazi.”

"Let's be clear." Yes, let's do.

"Benghazi happened a long time ago". No, it really didn't, unless you have Attention Deficit Disorder.

I imagine the families of the 4 men who were killed don't think it happened a long time ago. I imagine, for the military who wanted to help there brothers, that it didn't happen a long time ago.

""WE ARE UNAWARE."

R-I-G-H-T... The whole event is shameful and reeks of criminality from the very top AND IF YOU ARE UNAWARE, YOU ARE OPERATING WAY ABOVE YOUR PAY GRADE.

SALVE YOUR CONSCIENCE, BIG FELLOWS. YOU FELL DOWN-YOU ARE BACK BENCHERS, UNWORTHY OF THE OFFICES YOU HOLD.

IMHO!

44 posted on 05/06/2013 6:40:55 AM PDT by hummingbird (So much conspiracy and not enough time.)
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To: SJackson

I don’t think for a minute the cover-up had to do with enabling Obama to continue his election run-up mantra that “we have al-Qaida on the run”. When America is attacked, the people rally around the president, he could have reacted in a way that would have enhanced his chances for re-election. There’s something far more important to obscure here, perhaps sinister, perhaps not, so we should be very careful that we’re not being set up.

I have some different questions:

1-What could be so important to accomplish, that it would unite Hillary, Obama, and General Petraeus, all of whom have lied about this, Hillary under oath?

2-Why would weapons need to be funneled to Syrian rebels in a clandestine manner, when our President is contemplating openly today, to do the same thing?

3-Doing harm to whom, would have brought Petraeus in on the plan?

4-We now know that non-Libyans were brought in to carry out the attack. Who then, sent them?

5-It surprises no one that Hillary and Obama would lie, I can think of only one reason Petraeus would lie-national security. So who were we going to send those weapons to?

6-It defies imagination that the 30 survivors could be “muzzled” even by this administration. They were “in the loop” on the plan, could it be they’re not talking for the same reason Petraeus is lying?

7-If Turkey was involved, why does Syria have to be the only destination for the weapons being considered?

8-If the target regime discovered our plan, wouldn’t this explain the attack on the ambassador? Wouldn’t it also explain why the adminstration, after being informed our ambassador was dead, felt that the hostilities would cease, as the objective of our enemy was met, and the White House knew it?

9-For Hillary to say “what does it matter”, isn’t it an indication that there’s still a trump card to play?

10-Those who will testify Wednesday were not in the loop, and they’re all from the State Dept. Again, the survivors were largely CIA, and not one of them is coming forward. How can this be when they were the ones whose lives were endangered?

I just can’t get it out of my head that Petraeus was on board with whatever they were doing, and he was willing to lie to help the cover-up. I don’t believe this is a man who would lie for political reasons, but national security is another story. It’s entirely possible that Petraeus was lured to CIA because of the magnitude of the project. The appointment never made sense to anyone, and this may explain it, it’s something he wanted to be a part of.


45 posted on 05/06/2013 6:43:16 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: SJackson
"Let’s be clear," [Jay Carney] said. "Benghazi happened a long time ago."

237 days ago as of today, Jay. Too long ago as far as serving truth and justice are concerned. FYI, the time elapsed between the Watergate arrests impeachment articles was 770 days.

46 posted on 05/06/2013 7:07:01 AM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: wayoverontheright

Petraeus made a vow to his wife, and broke it. Why would anyone think that he wouldn’t break a vow he made to his country?


47 posted on 05/06/2013 7:12:08 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6
Petraeus made a vow to his wife, and broke it. Why would anyone think that he wouldn’t break a vow he made to his country?

Very good point, and must be taken into consideration.

My only thought is that he is first and foremost a soldier, and great, brave men have frequently displayed failings of the flesh, but still were willing to die to stay true to their country.

48 posted on 05/06/2013 7:17:23 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: mardi59

And at the memorial, one of the victim’s parents said that Hillary promised him that they “will find the person that made that video”. So she’s saying the 1st ammendment is a crime? And, by the way, the maker of the video is still locked up.


49 posted on 05/06/2013 7:21:00 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

The video maker is locked up because if he got out he would tell the truth. We all know he was their useful tool.


50 posted on 05/06/2013 7:32:30 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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