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3 Benghazi survivors in diplomatic security, sources say, as GOP demands access
foxnews.com ^ | March 14 2013 | foxnews.com

Posted on 03/14/2013 7:08:56 PM PDT by NoLibZone

Three diplomatic security agents were among the Americans injured during the terrorist attack last September on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, sources tell Fox News, though it remains unclear how many total were injured in the assault.

Four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador, were killed in the attack, and the Obama administration faced intense criticism from Republicans in the aftermath over security problems and apparent inconsistencies in officials explanation of what happens. Lately, however, the focus has turned to the attack's survivors, who still have not been named.

Republican lawmakers this week stepped up their campaign to gain access to the survivors, with one claiming the Obama administration is engaging in a "cover-up" and another threatening to bring "legal charges."

Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., told Fox News on Tuesday that some of the survivors have been at a Washington-area military hospital since the attack, saying their injuries must be "serious."

Yet, he said, "we don't honor these people, we don't mention their names."

"It's like it's a dark hole, and I think we're now at a point -- now there is a cover-up," Wolf told Fox News, calling for a "select committee" to investigate Benghazi.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 113th; benghazi; benghazisurvivors; frankwolf; libya; obamakills; obamakillsamericans; survivors; waronterror
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1 posted on 03/14/2013 7:08:56 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

months later and all we know is that bozo, spke with Panetta once in all those hours, we have no idea about who said stand down and did bozo go to bed for Vegas the next day and still the people who were there have not been interviewed AND STILL THE MEDIA WILL NOT BRING THESE ISSUES UP.

If the President any of them past or rpesent went to bed knwing Americans were being killed and attacked and he went to bed and to sleep then it not only tells u that he has no heart, no soul and couldn;t give a crap but also he was not doing his duty and therefore impeach\\

Not that our side has any balls except Rubio, Cruz, Col West, Sarah


2 posted on 03/14/2013 7:12:17 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: NoLibZone

Time to file a habeas corpus.


3 posted on 03/14/2013 7:16:31 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: LucyT; MestaMachine; null and void

fyi


4 posted on 03/14/2013 7:18:49 PM PDT by Rushmore Rocks
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To: NoLibZone

I’m trying to think of a case where there was a catastrophe and all the survivors were kept in hermetic isolation for 6 months, but I simply can’t think of one.


5 posted on 03/14/2013 7:20:48 PM PDT by DManA
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To: NoLibZone

BTTT


6 posted on 03/14/2013 7:20:48 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: NoLibZone
"It's like it's a dark hole, and I think we're now at a point -- now there is a cover-up,"

Now? There has been a coverup from Day One, when they blamed an unseen video and then sent Susan Rice out to the Sunday talk shows to swear to it.

7 posted on 03/14/2013 7:20:55 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: NoLibZone

I’m sure Obama is “still looking into it”.


8 posted on 03/14/2013 7:21:30 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: Mercat

Don’t you have to have names to do that? I don’t think we have any. Families are going to have to start reporting people missing and such.


9 posted on 03/14/2013 7:23:19 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: DManA

Plenty of cases under Stalin, Mao, and Castro. Our leaders used to be different than those guys.


10 posted on 03/14/2013 7:23:50 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: NoLibZone

Impeachment File on Benghazi-Coward B. Hussein Obama.


11 posted on 03/14/2013 7:24:14 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: NoLibZone

Yep. 0bama has a few car accidents planned for them, THEN he’ll give the Republicans access. Or maybe they’ll just get shot at a gun range by a crazed PTSD dude.


12 posted on 03/14/2013 7:24:35 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: NoLibZone

Well, this ticks me off a little bit. How about honoring these men fighting for their lives by letting them heal!


13 posted on 03/14/2013 7:24:43 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: NoLibZone

Actually, from what I have read, these men need prayers for healing more than they need to be political pawns. There are people who know what was going on. Focus on them.


14 posted on 03/14/2013 7:26:21 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Cyber Liberty

I’m not sure that you do have to have names. I think that there were people filing them over unknown gitmo detainees a few years back. I don’t know though. You could be right.


15 posted on 03/14/2013 7:27:07 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: DManA

How many spy catastrophes do you know about?


16 posted on 03/14/2013 7:27:18 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: petitfour

I don’t understand your question.


17 posted on 03/14/2013 7:28:49 PM PDT by DManA
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To: NoLibZone

Even if found these people will never talk.
If they are not official CIA spies, they have still been told that any information they give that isn’t authorised will find them in jail.

They will have been threatened with national Security scares, and threats and by now it is a waste of time to even think of questioning them.

The cover-up is secure.


18 posted on 03/14/2013 7:30:17 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: NoLibZone

Hostages.


19 posted on 03/14/2013 7:30:46 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Toespi
Hostages

Yep. What day is this? We should post this count, daily.

20 posted on 03/14/2013 7:33:53 PM PDT by Jane Long ("If there's no debt crisis, why does the pResident want to raise taxes?" - TGO)
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To: petitfour

I’m trying to understand your position.

Are you saying the Federal Government has them in isolation in order to “help them recover”?

How long do you think that might take? A year? 5 years? 10 years? Until Barry isn’t President anymore?


21 posted on 03/14/2013 7:39:40 PM PDT by DManA
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To: NoLibZone

Reminds me of the TV movie THE DISAPPEARANCE OF FLIGHT 412 in which a plane load of people are taken to a “secret” location and debriefed to believe they did not see the UFOs they saw.

No doubt these Benghazi survivors are being properly “debriefed”.

Kind of like the movie DARK CITY in which your memories have been replaced with others.


22 posted on 03/14/2013 7:44:17 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (CLICK my name. See the murals before they are painted over! POTEET THEATER in OKC!)
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To: DManA

theory: the feds have them under arrest/courtmartialed because they acted in direction violatoin of obama’s orders, whatever they were.


23 posted on 03/14/2013 7:45:31 PM PDT by Deathtomarxists (qucker fivepenny nine and two leaves down the plug bucket)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

24 posted on 03/14/2013 7:46:49 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Deathtomarxists

As long as there is dead silence all theories are valid.


25 posted on 03/14/2013 7:47:28 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Rushmore Rocks; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don’t add you to the list...

26 posted on 03/14/2013 7:49:53 PM PDT by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: Cyber Liberty
Don’t you have to have names to do that? I don’t think we have any. Families are going to have to start reporting people missing and such.

"Around thirty" people, if initial reports are to be believed, are being held incommunicado. All of them presumably have families -- wives (or husbands), children, mothers, fathers, etc.

Yet not a single person has raised his voice -- or contacted anybody who has spoken out.

This is a strong indication that some serious threats have been made. Or that money has changed hands in return for secrecy.

All of which serves to deepen the mystery. Clearly, there IS a cover-up going on. And, just as clearly, the affair is deeply incriminating -- a scandal of potentially monstrous proportions. But what, exactly, is being covered up?

It's a shame there is no longer any taste for investigative journalism in the press...

27 posted on 03/14/2013 7:50:06 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
Reminds me of the TV movie THE DISAPPEARANCE OF FLIGHT 412 in which a plane load of people are taken to a “secret” location and debriefed to believe they did not see the UFOs they saw.

Kind of like the movie DARK CITY in which your memories have been replaced with others.

Have you considered that you might be confusing Hollywood movies with real life? You might want to say away from HBO for a while.

28 posted on 03/14/2013 7:58:38 PM PDT by Ditto
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To: okie01
This is a strong indication that some serious threats have been made. Or that money has changed hands in return for secrecy.

Or they don't exist?

29 posted on 03/14/2013 8:00:10 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: okie01

At this point, how do we know they’re even alive?


30 posted on 03/14/2013 8:02:09 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: NoLibZone
inconsistencies in officials explanation of what happens.

Alright, who proofread this?

31 posted on 03/14/2013 8:04:16 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: okie01

“It’s a shame there is no longer any taste for investigative journalism in the press...”

No doubt it has been Fostered/Brietbarted.


32 posted on 03/14/2013 8:06:24 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: Ditto

***You might want to say away from HBO for a while. ****

I don’t watch HBO or SHOWTIME or SKINIMAX.

I saw the first show over 43 years ago an still remember it as well as I do SHADOW ON THE LAND. Dark City came later.

It is like seeing a film version of Animal Farm, 1984, and Brave New World all rolled into one.

Meanwhile where are the Benghazi survivors?


33 posted on 03/14/2013 8:13:03 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (CLICK my name. See the murals before they are painted over! POTEET THEATER in OKC!)
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To: null and void

You hide the survivors for 6 months, people will start inventing explanations.

Put the survivors in a press conference. End of conspiracy theories.


34 posted on 03/14/2013 8:13:10 PM PDT by DManA
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To: okie01
***"Around thirty" people, if initial reports are to be believed, are being held incommunicado.***


35 posted on 03/14/2013 8:15:25 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (CLICK my name. See the murals before they are painted over! POTEET THEATER in OKC!)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

“Alright, who proofread this?”

Lol. I don’t know, but let’s hope they don’t give us a visit.
http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/all-right-versus-alright.aspx

(Sorry. I couldn’t resist. ;)


36 posted on 03/14/2013 8:18:04 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: Nita Nupress
At this point, how do we know they’re even alive?

We really don't, do we? Aside from John Kerry's report that at least one is still alive.

That's if you trust Kerry to tell the truth, of course.

Most of the people involved were probably CIA, CIA contractors and other security people. Most (if not all) reportedly came from the "CIA Annex", after all.

If everything had been kosher, I presume that State and CIA officials would have made representations to the Senate and House Intelligence Committees straightforwardly explaining the whys and wherefores of their presence and what had happened to them. Thus, there would've been no need to interview the survivors.

The fact that such representations were not made is instructive in itself. Something was going on in Benghazi that shouldn't have been going on. And the administration is determined that nobody's going to find out about it.

If I am not mistaken, whatever it was was a John Brennan operation. As I recall, this came out in association with Petraeus' resignation.

So, not only is the President and the Secretary of State directly implicated in the affair, so is the current Director of the CIA.

37 posted on 03/14/2013 8:30:50 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: DManA

I have read that one of the survivors is fighting for his life. I have read that another is fighting to keep a limb. There are others who aren’t hospitalized. Leave the ones in hospital alone. That is what I am saying. I have no clue about the others. They could be in the field. The reports are that they killed over 100 attackers that night. I don’t think parading the survivors around in public honors them. As for whether or not they were carrying out questionable orders, closed hearings are a better way to find out those answers in my opinion. I would like to know what they were doing. I would like to know a lot of things. I would like to be able to trust that we have elected representatives who are wise enough to ask the right questions and honorable enough to do the right thing by those who put their lives on the line doing things that will never be told due to the nature of clandestine operations.


38 posted on 03/14/2013 8:37:21 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
Meanwhile where are the Benghazi survivors?

I don't have a clue, but any member of Congress can interview them via subpoena. If that can't work anymore, maybe we are in some cheesy Hollywood movie script, but I don't see any evidence of that.

Sorry for my 'slap' at you, but I just hate Hollywood so much that comparing real-world serious stuff to those bastards and their fantasy scripts just ticks me off. I see far too many young folks who think Hollywood is somehow real life. Never was, (even at their best) never will be even close as long as the hard left owns the industry.

Today, Hollywood is just a multi-billion dollar propaganda machine for the hard left.

39 posted on 03/14/2013 8:38:36 PM PDT by Ditto
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To: petitfour

Clandestine and probably illegal. Certainly foolish.


40 posted on 03/14/2013 8:48:28 PM PDT by DManA
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To: okie01

“So, not only is the President and the Secretary of State directly implicated in the affair, so is the current Director of the CIA.”

Which is, as you know, the reason they were selected for those positions, to guarantee their silence and make sure everyone else maintains that silence.

At first i thought this was a CIA detention operation, but now I’m going with the gun-running operation. 30+ people is just too many people for a facility that wasn’t even an embassy. (I haven’t been keeping up with this, so my theories are most likely old news; perhaps even outdated.)

Whatever it was, it was huge and warrants their extreme and ongoing cover-up measures, that’s for sure.


41 posted on 03/14/2013 8:50:27 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: DManA

I am not a fan of foolish! And I would like the ones who came up with the foolish to be held to account.


42 posted on 03/14/2013 8:52:27 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: okie01

I really wouldn’t doubt if it was the main base of operations for gunrunning into Syria and beyond. I also wouldn’t be surprised if it was a planned October surprise ‘kidnapping’ gone bad, especially since BHO was behind in polls at that point.

We never knew the truth about whitewater, filegate, fostergate, chinagate, rapegate, blah-blah-blah, and this will probably end up the same.


43 posted on 03/14/2013 9:02:09 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: Ditto

***I see far too many young folks who think Hollywood is somehow real life. ****

So what is the difference between real life, a movie script (W/O Superheroes) and an Ayn Rand novel? Lot of people “Going Galt” now days.


44 posted on 03/14/2013 9:03:12 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (CLICK my name. See the murals before they are painted over! POTEET THEATER in OKC!)
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To: Nita Nupress
...but now I’m going with the gun-running operation. 30+ people is just too many people for a facility that wasn’t even an embassy.

I've been inclined toward the gun-running explanation myself.

But stop and think about that. If the admninistration admitted to "providing arms to the Syrian rebels", how big a deal would that be? We were already giving them money -- and what would they spend it on but weapons? And if somebody objected to arming the Syrian rebels without Congressional approval, they could always seek refuge behind Ronald Reagan and Iran-Contra.

I'm starting to think there may well be something more than gun-running to the Syrian rebels (which, we're pretty sure, was going on with Turkey's connivance). What it might be, I've no idea -- but it's apparently scandalous. At this point, I believe you've got to think like John Brennan...and I'm not up to doing that.

45 posted on 03/14/2013 9:04:05 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: okie01

One of the things that bothered me the most was that pre-planned apology on the state department website. I saw it myself, before Benghazi ever went down. That’s huge.


46 posted on 03/14/2013 9:10:21 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: NoLibZone
>""It's like it's a dark hole, and I think we're now at a point -- now there is a cover-up," Wolf told Fox News, "

Well, try Ex lax Watson!!!!!

47 posted on 03/14/2013 9:13:07 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: okie01

Yeah, those are good points abut the gunrunning theory. If that’s all it was, that would make the cover-up efforts be way out of proportion to the original crime. Makes no sense.


48 posted on 03/14/2013 9:14:02 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: NoLibZone
What about Brennan's secret war against AQ in Libya and Mali as motive for the attack?

What about Brennan shipping arms from Benghazi to Syria via Turkey?

49 posted on 03/14/2013 9:14:34 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics is.)
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To: okie01
If the admninistration admitted to "providing arms to the Syrian rebels", how big a deal would that be?

It's a huge deal to the Russians.

50 posted on 03/14/2013 9:15:42 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics is.)
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