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Valerie Jarrett Gave Benghazi Stand-Down Order (Possibly)
Investors.com ^ | August 7, 2013 | Editorial

Posted on 08/07/2013 3:47:30 PM PDT by jazusamo

Scandal: The omnipresent power behind the throne some have called the president's Rasputin had the power to call off three strikes against Osama bin Laden. She may have used that power again the night four Americans died in Benghazi.

The Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack on our diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, came while America failed to mount a rescue mission despite sufficient time and assets. Included in that disaster were the unaccounted whereabouts of President Obama during eight critical hours, the lack of Situation Room photos, the failure by the president to follow up with subordinates before his trip to Las Vegas and the fabricated story that the whole thing was prompted by an Internet video.

Columnist Charles Krauthammer said recently on "The O'Reilly Factor" that the "biggest scandal of all" regarding that Benghazi slaughter has yet to emerge.

"I think there is a bigger story here ... that will in time come out," Krauthammer said. "The biggest scandal of all, the biggest question is: What was the president doing in those eight hours?"

The columnist noted: "He had a routine meeting at 5 o'clock. He never after, during the eight hours when our guys have their lives in danger, he never called the secretary of defense, he never calls the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, he never calls the CIA director."

One of the people Obama always talks to is Valerie Jarrett. She emerged from the same Chicago cauldron of radicalism where Obama got his ideological baptism.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghazijarrett; bho44; bhostatedept; genocide; jarrett; navyseals; obama; obamaspeople; soshillary; standdown; threatmatrix
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1 posted on 08/07/2013 3:47:30 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Of course she gave the order, Barry was so coked up he couldn’t tie his shoes!


2 posted on 08/07/2013 3:52:21 PM PDT by chae (I was anti-Obama before it was cool)
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To: jazusamo; All

Impeachment for Obama - Dereliction of Duty during a crisis

Prison for Valerie - usurping the President’s Constitutional powers


3 posted on 08/07/2013 3:53:08 PM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: jazusamo

Do we absolutely know that there was a stand-down order? Or was there simply an unmistakable lack of a Go order?


4 posted on 08/07/2013 3:53:27 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: jazusamo; annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; ..
The only way she could possibly have stopped a rescue was to disallow anyone to 'disturb' his highness...which I doubt.

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5 posted on 08/07/2013 3:55:03 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: jazusamo

But we were told that only the Preezy had the authority to order that stand down ...oh...wait...I see now...


6 posted on 08/07/2013 3:55:11 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: canuck_conservative; chae

Amen to that.


7 posted on 08/07/2013 3:57:01 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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8 posted on 08/07/2013 3:57:48 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: canuck_conservative
Impeachment for Obama - Dereliction of Duty during a crisis Prison for Valerie - usurping the President’s Constitutional powers

The gallows for both of them.

9 posted on 08/07/2013 4:01:20 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: jazusamo
The Reptilian Alliance has taken over the White House. Valerie Jarrett is their emissary.

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10 posted on 08/07/2013 4:04:16 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: MestaMachine

THEY couldn’t allow a rescue, whatever the plan was, it was already in action as arranged, which is why the POTUS continued with his evening. His highness was intentionally unavailable, no fingerprints.


11 posted on 08/07/2013 4:04:43 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: onyx

She does look like the devil, doesn’t she?


12 posted on 08/07/2013 4:06:15 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: jazusamo

People can say whatever they want, but it’s my take Hillary Clinton was in this up to her eyeballs on 09/11/2012. This woman likes to take charge, and I think she thought this was her area of “expertise” (or mandate), and I think she drove this operation.


13 posted on 08/07/2013 4:09:49 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today, from behind the Camelskin Curtain.)
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To: jazusamo

Nope. It was Obama. He is the Occupier.


14 posted on 08/07/2013 4:13:35 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Toespi

Exactly.


15 posted on 08/07/2013 4:15:05 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: smoothsailing

It’s amazing how realistic and how similar she looks to that reptile. She’s a darn good match.


16 posted on 08/07/2013 4:15:37 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: chae

Who would have listened to Jarrett? Had I been that task force commander I would have insisted on getting the order directly form the so-called President. I’ve I didn’t, we’d have gone. “We’ve gotta do what’s right!”


17 posted on 08/07/2013 4:15:56 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: DoughtyOne

Yep, I believe Obummer and Hillary were in it together, Jarrett may have advised Zero to make it that way for cover and then everything went to heck.


18 posted on 08/07/2013 4:18:55 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: Aria

“she has her father’s eyes”


19 posted on 08/07/2013 4:19:03 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: jazusamo

It’s my take that Jarrett is taking heat now so as to clear Hillary for the run. This is so typical of the Clintons over the years. They use up associates like toilet paper...


20 posted on 08/07/2013 4:20:19 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today, from behind the Camelskin Curtain.)
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To: onyx

Excellent graphic my FRiend, the personification of evil.


21 posted on 08/07/2013 4:21:27 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

And who didn’t KNOW this?

This is NOT news.

Jarrett owns the “ba!!s” in the WH. She runs the place.

If this is NEWS to you, you really aren’t up to snuff.

Not even a little bit.

If I look back, I can probably find where I said this when it first happened. But that really doesn’t matter now.


22 posted on 08/07/2013 4:27:23 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: DoughtyOne
This is so typical of the Clintons over the years. They use up associates like toilet paper...

And for the same purpose!!

23 posted on 08/07/2013 4:27:36 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone

Agreed...


24 posted on 08/07/2013 4:28:30 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today, from behind the Camelskin Curtain.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

Whoopee


25 posted on 08/07/2013 4:30:43 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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26 posted on 08/07/2013 4:31:06 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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27 posted on 08/07/2013 4:32:15 PM PDT by raptor22 (Visit my blog at True Conservatives on Twitter: http://t.co/IKpP3cwq)
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To: jazusamo
I've been saying this for months.

May 5, 2013: Issa Reveals Explosive Details From Benghazi Whistleblowers


Maybe the REAL thing they are trying to hide is that Obama did go to bed and it was really Valerie Jarrett calling the shots.

That would make Obama actually look like a puppet who is allowed to take outrageous vacations and play golf all the time, while an unelected person is making all the decisions in Obama's name, without Obama's involvement or participation.

THAT would make people step back and ask why Obama is even there, if others are doing all the work.

This wouldn't be a case of an "executive" President (like Reagan was reported to be) who actively lays out strategic parameters and let's his subordinates work out the actual details. This would be a case of a completely disengaged President who is not participating in the daily rigors of the job.


Same thread, the debate continues...


So you say Obama ordered the stand-down, and I say that Obama was disengaged and Valerie Jarrett ordered the stand-down, even though she is not in the chain-of-command. The end result is the same, the order to stand down.

If Obama left it to Jarrett and then walked away, it would be extreme deriliction of duty. Obama is the President, not Jarrett. Obama convinced 50 million people to vote for him just weeks after this happened, not Jarrett.

If Obama was found to have lied to the American people in order to win the election, and then cover it up after he won, and if the MSM and the people behave as they have in the past (Nixon covering up the break-in), then Obama SHOULD be forced from office. Americans don't like blatent stealing and cheating from their leaders.

And especially if it was the election that the People feel was won on false pretenses, not stolen votes.


The debate goes on...


Still, my point is this: If Obama did not give any order - stand-down or go - because he wasn't there and it was Jarrett giving the order, would Panetta accept that as legal chain-of-command? Would the Generals?

I think that's our disagreement. You are saying that Obama did give the order, because he must have due to the chain-of-command standing down. I am saying that a differnt chain-of-command was accepted, with Jarrett, not an absent Obama, calling the shots.

And everyone accepted it as Constitutional and authorative.


Still more...


Got it. Default inaction.

I would have hoped to see people try harder to get Obama into the game. I can't beleve that a "Do Not Disturb" sign hanging from Obama's door was enough to stop the most powerful military in the world.

I'm sure that sent a very clear message to our enemies about how America will react to aggessions. Just do it after 9:00PM ET on a weeknight.


It concludes...


More like, Jarrett said don't wake him up because he has a big day tomorrow in Las Vegas.

Still, taking that from Jarrett is a de facto order to stand-down, if that was what was the standing default order. It's the same thing: Panetta took unconstitutional orders from Jarrett, not Obama. He should have walked right past her and knocked on Obama's door himself.


May 8, 2013: Live Thread: Benghazi Whistleblowers Hearing 11:30 A.M. EDT 5/08/13


I still wonder if Obama was absent and others (Jarrett?) gave "orders" that were followed in Obama's name?

-PJ

28 posted on 08/07/2013 4:32:32 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

Spot on. The clown couple would be looking up at the sod from wooden boxes before their creator and controller takes the fall. VJ made em and VJ can unmake em. Poignant and tragic end to a vacation and hello PresBiden.


29 posted on 08/07/2013 4:37:32 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Good post...Thanks.


30 posted on 08/07/2013 4:38:34 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: Political Junkie Too
That would make Obama actually look like a puppet who is allowed to take outrageous vacations and play golf all the time, while an unelected person is making all the decisions in Obama's name, without Obama's involvement or participation.

Why do you think The Won refused to give up his BlackBerry?

He needs it to get orders from his masters.


31 posted on 08/07/2013 4:49:15 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: jazusamo

Thomas Murray · Top Commenter · The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sorry Hillary. It appears as though we already have our first female presdent.


32 posted on 08/07/2013 4:49:35 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("When there is no penalty for failure, failures proliferate." George F. Will)
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To: jazusamo

Headline doesnt really deliver what it promises does it?

Seems like they mention where the lady was born and then have two guys (Chip and Klein) say something about her.

Want the truth? —well, that’s national security. Just ask Linthee and John, Congress will cover this up as much as O’Bama needs them to.


33 posted on 08/07/2013 4:51:44 PM PDT by In Another Time... (RIP: 4th Amendment, United States Constitution)
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To: DuncanWaring
Puppet? Yes.
Strings? No.
Hand up his tuckus? yep.


34 posted on 08/07/2013 4:53:40 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: NonValueAdded

LOL! Now that’s funny, and true.


35 posted on 08/07/2013 4:56:56 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: In Another Time...

That’s exactly why I added possibly.


36 posted on 08/07/2013 4:57:42 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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37 posted on 08/07/2013 4:59:13 PM PDT by raptor22 (Visit my blog at True Conservatives on Twitter: http://t.co/IKpP3cwq)
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To: jazusamo

Well she is the resident, er. sort of.


38 posted on 08/07/2013 5:22:27 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: canuck_conservative

YES!!


39 posted on 08/07/2013 5:47:47 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

That’s what I think... Jarrett just refused to allow anyone to contact BHO. In effect, that’s a “stand down”.. cause, it means NO PERMISSION to ‘go’.


40 posted on 08/07/2013 5:51:18 PM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in governm<p>ent. If any were, business would hire them f)
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To: mongo141
I dont think it was VJ. My vote is Clinton called the shots, or lack of shots, as the case may be.
41 posted on 08/07/2013 5:52:12 PM PDT by Appollo9919
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To: jazusamo

OK....say she did. Who fires her?


42 posted on 08/07/2013 5:52:16 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: canuck_conservative
This crazy bithc is going to get away scott free.... No Consequences
43 posted on 08/07/2013 5:52:45 PM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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To: canuck_conservative
This is not really even news. Val/Jar has been running the show at the WH for some time now probably years.It's simply not zeros job he couldn't run it if he had to.
Remember we are dealing with dictatorial people that make their own rules and create their own laws and then obey whichever ones they like at the time.
44 posted on 08/07/2013 5:52:45 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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45 posted on 08/07/2013 5:54:42 PM PDT by raptor22 (Visit my blog at True Conservatives on Twitter: http://t.co/IKpP3cwq)
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To: blueunicorn6

I’d guess Soros but it ain’t gonna happen.


46 posted on 08/07/2013 5:55:30 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

What does her job description say? Are we paying her?


47 posted on 08/07/2013 5:59:35 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: jazusamo

Fox News showed a clip tonight of Hillary at a podium speaking, with Obama off to her right looking on. With the wind in her now long hair, all I could think of was Medusa.


48 posted on 08/07/2013 6:00:33 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("When there is no penalty for failure, failures proliferate." George F. Will)
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To: DoughtyOne
It’s my take that Jarrett is taking heat now so as to clear Hillary for the run.

Not likely. The Chicago thugocracy hates bill and hill. They basically put up with one another but not by choice.

It's more likely that CIA is taking the full hit for all of the goings on at Benghazi. Its just too easy.

All they do is blame everything on an op they won't eve have to disclose/acknowledge although it has leaked all over,(and we thought we were so cunning to discover the arms smuggling by Stevens. It was meant to be discovered all along IMHO!!,) the gunrunning done by Stevens.

Once its CIA nobody has to say anything about any of the event that happens.They can all hide behind secrecy. Right up the regimes alley.

49 posted on 08/07/2013 6:01:33 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: blueunicorn6

If you check into it Jarrett even has Secret Service protection that’s quite a feat for an “aide”.


50 posted on 08/07/2013 6:10:08 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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