Skip to comments.The Scandal That Will Bring Obama Down [Benghazi-gate Good read]
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.
God will bring him down, in His time.
I also think that Benghazi is connected to the “peace plan” that was laid out by Mohamed al Zawahiri in the CNN (Canada only) interview that aired on 9/11. The “Peace Plan” is identical to the demands that Osama Bin Laden made before the 9/11/01 attacks and was reiterated to Obama by Morsi in June.
I think that the protests in Cairo were also related to the demands of this “Peace Plan” and that Obama knew that the protest was coming and came up with the silly movie trailer issue to turn the blame away from him, while he worked on the events in Libya.
Like the article says, the events in Libya got out of his control quickly, maybe for a number of reasons. It could also be that the Saudis wanted the weapons out of Libya, now that Gaddafi was gone and the militia didn’t want to give them up.
At this point, Obama has and can break any and every law, and get a pass. God will take care of him in his time.
Exactly what Benedict Arnold did when he tried to sell West Point to the British and was tried for treason.
Not that I expect anything to come out of this. Obama needed to run out the clock on this before the election and he succeeded.
Now hes' got all of the power of the Presidency to crush it under layers of Executive Privilege and all the power of the press to propagandize it any way that he wants to.
Nothing will come of it.
Exactly. Let's remember for a moment, Watergate. Though nobody died, it was page one for 2 years. In the end Nixon's crime was being too loyal to his staff.
You may have to hit “refresh” like I did after clicking on the video segment.
The Admiral starts at 35:00, but his comment about abduction starts at 38:30.
This is a Lou Dobbs show aired Nov. 14, 2012.
I didn’t catch see it live, but I found this archive.
“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.”
After reading your comment, I immediately did a “mouse over” on your name, to see what your signup date was. Just as I suspected. I’m an “oldie” as well, and I well remember all of the articles posted that contained tidbits that were “going to bring Clinton down!” But nothing did. Nothing.
What I experienced during that time made me skeptical, too. Should it bring him down? Absolutely. But I’ll believe it when I see it.
If he goes down, he’d better take that looney Biden with him.
And, uh, NOW we have to deal with the economy. Yeah, uh, the economy is the priority. And, uh, spending. Yeah, that too. Not gonna have time Benghazi for a LONG time. Could be years. Yeah.
Anyone who has not already been turned off by Obama's trampling of the First, Second, Fourth, Fifth, Ninth, and Tenth Amendments, by his massive damage to our economy, by his mishandling of domestic and foreign policy, and by his feeble excuses that everything is "Bush's fault" will not be turned off by one more catastrophic failure. This will confirm what patriotic Americans already know - that Obama is shockingly unqualified for the office he has usurped. This will also confirm what liberals feel - that we're lucky to have the most gifted leader ever as we face an uncertain world in which things would have been even worse without Obama's alleged brilliance.
I sure wish they would appear on Fox or Glen Beck and tell what they know for sure about Benghazi. I’ve said from the beginning, I think nobama was in on the scheme and is getting a kick back for every piece of armament sold. He sells t-shirts, cups, hats etc for his bank roll,while in office, why not go a bit higher and sell armament? My opinion.