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The Scandal That Will Bring Obama Down [Benghazi-gate Good read]
westernjournalism ^ | Friday, January 11, 2013 | Floyd and Mary Beth Brown

Posted on 01/12/2013 2:25:56 PM PST by upchuck

It’s even worse than we previously thought. A retired four-star admiral is now claiming that Barack Obama intentionally conspired with America’s enemies to stage a bogus attack and the kidnapping of an American ambassador so he could “negotiate” the release of a “hostage” and bolster his mediocre approval ratings just prior to the election!

The Washington Examiner, quoting retired Four-Star Admiral James Lyons, writes: “the attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi… was the result of a bungled abduction attempt…. the first stage of an international prisoner exchange… that would have ensured the release of Omar Abdel Rahman, the ‘Blind Sheik’…”

But something went horribly wrong with Obama’s “October Surprise.” Although the Obama Administration intentionally gutted security at the consulate prior to the staged kidnapping, former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty disobeyed direct orders to stand down, saved American lives, single-handedly killed scores of attackers…and the attackers, believing that Obama had betrayed them, tortured Ambassador Chris Stevens and dragged his body through the streets.

Some will say that Admiral Lyons’ accusation is not a smoking gun. We agree; that’s exactly why Congress must investigate Benghazi-gate.

Moreover, we firmly believe the problem with Admiral Lyons’ assertion is that he is only scratching the surface; the full and complete truth may be much, much worse.

Benghazi-gate is not about a bogus YouTube video series of lies. It’s not about the Obama Administration’s foreign policy ineptitude. We are dealing with something much more sinister… something potentially treasonous… and the following questions, posed in an article in The New American, go to the heart of the matter:

1. ”What was the Obama administration’s full role in helping violent Jihadists, self-styled al Qaeda terrorists, and Western-backed “revolutionaries” take over Libya in the first place?

2. Did that half-baked scheme to arm Jihadist leaders, who… had previously fought U.S. troops in Iraq, contribute to the attack, as countless experts and officials have suggested?

3. What was actually going on at the compound in Benghazi, which, as the report states, was never a “consulate” despite establishment media claims?

4. Was Ambassador Stevens recruiting and arming Jihadists and terrorists to wage war on the Syrian regime after what Obama called the “success” in Libya, as a growing body of credible evidence suggests?

5. Why did the administration claim for so long that the attack was just a “protest” over a YouTube video gone awry, even when it knew definitively that was not the case?

6. Was the lack of security at the compound a political ploy to conceal the extent of the lawlessness and utter chaos left in the wake of Obama’s unconstitutional “regime change” war on Libya, as even members of Congress have alleged?”

It’s clear. Benghazi-Gate is only a small piece of a much larger operation, an attempt to conceal what The New American calls “the Obama administration’s full role in helping violent Jihadists and self-styled al Qaeda terrorists.”

Prior to the election Barack Obama continually told us that “Osama bin-Laden is dead and GM is alive”; but the sad truth is that Osama bin-Laden’s organization is alive and well, and the Obama Regime may be giving aid and comfort to this terrorist network.

And prior to the election, Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera pontificated that Republicans shouldn’t “politicize” Benghazi-gate. Swaggering onto the set of Fox and Friends, Rivera bloviated: “I think we have to stop this politicizing.” And Rivera issued the following veiled warning to Republicans: “Do we want to try and influence the election with a tragedy that happened in North Africa?”

Ironic, isn’t it? Barack Obama played politics with the lives of Americans; like Rivera, the media covered Obama’s rear and threatened to accuse anyone and everyone who mentioned it of “playing politics.”

Weak-willed Republicans apparently took Rivera’s threat to heart as Rivera also said that Republican Senators John Barrasso, James Inhofe, and Bob Corker, who all sit on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, “all agree that the supercharged atmosphere around the story — prudence dictates that these hearings be postponed until” after the election.

Well, the election has come and gone. Congress now has no excuse. The American people needed the truth before the election; but now that Obama is back in the White House, real conservatives must demand answers.

The American people deserve to have those questions answered; and moreover, the American people deserve justice.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghazigate; mepi; navyseals; threatmatrix; treason; treasoncondoned; treasonignored; typicaltreason
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Click on the link and read some of the comments. Those folks are rather upset with the psychopathic narcissist.
1 posted on 01/12/2013 2:26:00 PM PST by upchuck
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To: upchuck

From her lips to God’s ears. If he isn’t hanged for treason, it’s too little, too late.


2 posted on 01/12/2013 2:31:55 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: upchuck

Yes but absolutely nothing is going to happen because the Republican party does not exist anymore and we have a communist propaganda machine posing as our MSM.


3 posted on 01/12/2013 2:32:20 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: upchuck

It’s not a scandal until the MSM says it’s a scandal; and repeats and repeats and repeats. If it were Bush we’d be hearing about this 24/7 until he resigned. But since it’s Obama…”crickets.”


4 posted on 01/12/2013 2:33:57 PM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: upchuck

Nothing will happen even when Obama directs nukes
onto American cities.

The US Congress are enablers of treason, giddy with
their billions of dollars fleeced from taxpayers.


5 posted on 01/12/2013 2:34:45 PM PST by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: upchuck

Nothing will bring Obama down, not now, not ever. It is like when slick Willie was in office, he could have been on video, blowing up a thousand people, and it would not bring him down.


6 posted on 01/12/2013 2:36:54 PM PST by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: upchuck

” real conservatives must demand answers”?
Can anyone tell me the name of any congressional “conservative” with the balls to go after this magic negro?


7 posted on 01/12/2013 2:37:35 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Joe Boucher

[Can anyone tell me the name of any congressional “conservative” with the balls to go after this magic negro?]

Ted Cruz
Jeff Sessions
Jim DeMint when he was there.

There are others.


8 posted on 01/12/2013 2:39:45 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: upchuck

it won’t bring him down..

The media does not care.

The GOP is just a bunch of pusses.


9 posted on 01/12/2013 2:44:03 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: upchuck

I’m afraid I agree that nothing will happen.

Project Gun Runner was equally criminal, and nothing will happen about that, either.

The Republican Party is dead, run by pork guzzlers who don’t care about anything but how much pork they can grub. The very last thing in the world they want is political reform. They’re happy if Obama gives them 10% of the spoils.

The groveling liberal media we all know about. And not even Fox News will touch these subjects more than gingerly.

Obama is a criminal many times over, with a gangster thug as head of his Justice Department. That, too, will continue.


10 posted on 01/12/2013 2:46:27 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Mark17

Considering the current make up of the Senate, you are not wrong.


11 posted on 01/12/2013 2:47:20 PM PST by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: upchuck

you could ad issa to that list.

So why haven’t they done it?


12 posted on 01/12/2013 2:47:42 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: upchuck; Joe Boucher

If they investigate Obama, the MSM will claim they are motivated by race.


13 posted on 01/12/2013 2:49:15 PM PST by Dalberg-Acton
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To: upchuck
Nothing will bring Obama down.

I'm treating him the same way I do the "holiday season".........I just ignore it until it goes away.

14 posted on 01/12/2013 2:49:28 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: X-spurt

I agree, nothing will happen. The game is totally rigged. He wins every time, and never has to answer for anything. We are totally f****d.


15 posted on 01/12/2013 2:49:42 PM PST by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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To: upchuck

Nothing can bring Obamao down? I beg to disagree! If he announced he is a Republican, that would be the end of our dear Kenyan Sambo.


16 posted on 01/12/2013 2:49:57 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Joe Boucher

Ted Cruz, for one.

That still will not get the WhiteyHut emptied out, but keeping on pissinoff the Generals and Admirables might, along with the 10th Amendment.


17 posted on 01/12/2013 2:49:57 PM PST by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: upchuck
"Bring 0bama down"? , , ,

HA!

18 posted on 01/12/2013 2:56:14 PM PST by YHAOS
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To: upchuck

Second terms for presidents tend to make them ripe for scandal.

In this case, though, you’ve got a friendly media who don’t want their boy touched, an Attorney General who looks the other way, and a Left-leaning Senate and Congress who are in the bag.

He would have to get caught on video saying allah akbar and slicing a man’s head off to even get a raised eyebrow right now.


19 posted on 01/12/2013 2:57:34 PM PST by lurk
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Support Free Republic.

20 posted on 01/12/2013 3:02:08 PM PST by RedMDer (Those that believe in gun free zones should wear GUN FREE ZONE T-SHIRTS.)
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
Pinging, but at this point, I am not sure why.

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


Benghazi Index

21 posted on 01/12/2013 3:05:27 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: Gen.Blather

the “MSM” needs dealt with over and over and over again in the “what’s the frequency kenneth” fashion. They are not “talking heads”, they are purposely lying and they damn well know it. Start knocking teeth out for every lie and they just *might* re-think spewing bullshit. Just my $0.02 of course.


22 posted on 01/12/2013 3:07:38 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: upchuck

The Teflon Mulatto is protected by legions of the faithful MSM Obama Corps.

They will not let these facts reach the general public other than in snide attacks against Obama’s accusers by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.

As with every other fact detrimental to Obama the media will hold up to ridicule anyone who dares raise these accusations.


23 posted on 01/12/2013 3:11:38 PM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: bigheadfred; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks upchuck.


24 posted on 01/12/2013 3:14:29 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: upchuck
Geraldo Rivera pontificated that Republicans shouldn’t “politicize” Benghazi-gate.

And they will comply, like the groveling spineless stooges they are.
25 posted on 01/12/2013 3:22:41 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: MestaMachine

I appreciate every one of your pings. Many of the articles I post on my FB and occassionally someone reads and/or shares them. Small steps I know.

Please don’t give up.


26 posted on 01/12/2013 3:26:41 PM PST by Duchess47 ("One day I will leave this world and dream myself to Reality" Crazy Horse)
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To: upchuck

Okie Dokie! LOL


27 posted on 01/12/2013 3:32:57 PM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: upchuck

Let’s hope Cruz isn’t a flash in the plan and he is the real deal. I’ve got my finger and eyes crossed hoping for the best.


28 posted on 01/12/2013 3:33:06 PM PST by The FIGHTIN Illini
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To: upchuck

What is *Lyon’s* source for this info? This idea of what happened has been floating around for some time, but (although I find the idea highly plausible), as of yet I’ve seen no proof. Does Lyons have something? Or is he just surmising? He is a retired officer with great credibility (read his Wiki page to be impressed!) but he is also political — has been a speaker at CPAC, etc. Anyway, I’d love it if this can be PROVEN but where is the informant who will stand up and take oath that this is so???


29 posted on 01/12/2013 3:37:57 PM PST by Hetty_Fauxvert (FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
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To: upchuck

The takers, whether it’s those receiving government cheque or those staying in power by handing them out) don’t care. He could do anything - it just doesn’t matter to enough people.

The left cares not about dishonesty, moral corruption, and every other dishonourable characteristic one can hold. It just doesn’t matter to enough people. I despise the left.


30 posted on 01/12/2013 3:38:56 PM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: upchuck

Don’t count on Obama being brought down any time soon. Rule of Law is already on its way out, and before Obama is gone, Democracy will be as big a farce as he is.


31 posted on 01/12/2013 3:39:51 PM PST by pallis
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To: Michael Barnes

“Start knocking teeth out for every lie and they just *might* re-think spewing bullshit.”

While it might feel good to do that, violence is the path to losing. You simply can’t intimidate your way to a conservative victory. Also, conservatism IS civilization. Liberalism is chaos, violence and intimidation. If you imitate the enemy you are no better than he. The path to winning is by taking away the MSM’s money. If, for example, there was a real news organization that offered real news, that organization would corner the market and therefore the advertisers and therefore the money.

To some extent the bloggers are becoming that news organization. But they haven’t developed into a news market with advertisers. On the good side, the MSM appears to be dying under its own weight. Each day brings more layoffs at major papers. That isn’t being driven entirely by the internet and alternative markets. It is largely because the consumers recognize they’re being fed propaganda. The consumers don’t like the steady diet of lies and have stopped buying the service.


32 posted on 01/12/2013 3:43:05 PM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: upchuck

33 posted on 01/12/2013 3:45:26 PM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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To: upchuck
He's already been given a pass on this by the complicit, leftist media.

Nothing will ever come of it as far as Obama and Clinton are concerned.

34 posted on 01/12/2013 3:46:31 PM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: upchuck

I’ve been saying all along it was treason. Benghazi also made it quite obvious Zippy was reelected by voter fraud.


35 posted on 01/12/2013 3:48:31 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: timestax
Media has sat on this , blood is on THEIR hands.


36 posted on 01/12/2013 3:51:26 PM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

Finally the question is asked.

Where’s the beef? Who’s Col. Lyon?

WTH does he know and when did he know it?


37 posted on 01/12/2013 3:52:36 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: timestax

38 posted on 01/12/2013 3:55:11 PM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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To: upchuck

I believe there is something missing from the list of questions such as:

What has happened to the people who were rescued and why haven’t we heard from them?


39 posted on 01/12/2013 3:58:54 PM PST by Running On Empty (The three sorriest words: "It's too late")
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To: Joe Boucher

Just recently, I saw my congressman, Steve King of Iowa on FOX saying that Benghazigate was 10 times worse than Watergate. He’s courageous. I, too, am very disappointed this story isn’t getting more play but obviously, the MSM is protecting our traitor-in-chief.


40 posted on 01/12/2013 4:00:16 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: upchuck

I think this may be a bogus report that Lyons said any such thing. I wanted to find a reputable source for it so I could quote it on my Facebook page for all my Huffpo fan friends, but I can’t find the money quote at all. I went to the Washington Examiner website and looked for Lyons, James Lyons, James A. Lyons, etc., and also looked at search results for Benghazi, and I can’t find this supposed article that this blogger took the Lyons “quotes” from. I did find a very good op-ed by Lyons at this URL: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jan/11/the-key-benghazi-questions-still-unanswered/ — but it doesn’t say what the article here says that he said. Has anyone else tried to validate this report? Thanks!


41 posted on 01/12/2013 4:00:38 PM PST by Hetty_Fauxvert (FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
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To: upchuck

Steve King


42 posted on 01/12/2013 4:01:23 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: timestax
He won't have any info or pics about Benghazi scandal in his Presidential library, will he?


43 posted on 01/12/2013 4:01:38 PM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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To: timestax

44 posted on 01/12/2013 4:07:28 PM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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To: timestax

45 posted on 01/12/2013 4:10:02 PM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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To: timestax

46 posted on 01/12/2013 4:13:14 PM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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To: Gen.Blather; All
Glad to see a voice of reason here. It's tempting to sit back and lob huge grenades at the RNC,I've done it myself, and the pubbie party.ITs a lot tougher to do something about it.

We need to take responsibility as card carrying members of the New Media get off our asses and do shit.

Also, conservatism IS civilization. Liberalism is chaos, violence and intimidation. If you imitate the enemy you are no better than he. The path to winning is by taking away the MSM’s money. Brilliant stuff here. We need an overall plan to take down the msm/DBM/ dnc and the socialists dems. Shooting at our own guys is not the plan.

47 posted on 01/12/2013 4:13:58 PM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: MestaMachine

Pinging, but at this point, I am not sure why.


Thanks for your service.


48 posted on 01/12/2013 4:14:16 PM PST by OwenKellogg
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To: MestaMachine

Keep the faith, Mesta.

It must be frustrating to keep an eye out for all the info, and see how many in our elected .gov prefer to be blind, dumb, and deaf.

All we can do is pray for justice, and keep track of the truth, so far as we can find it.


49 posted on 01/12/2013 4:18:30 PM PST by jacquej
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To: timestax

50 posted on 01/12/2013 4:20:59 PM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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