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DEVASTATING! CBS Publishes Benghazi Investigation Pummels Administration
thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 5-5-2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 05/05/2013 5:24:41 PM PDT by servo1969

CBS released information on the Benghazi 9-11 massacre today that could potentially bring down the Obama Administration.

Buried in their report (down in paragraph eight) CBS reported, “Throughout the night, sources say Americans on the ground in Libya at times felt helpless and abandoned… But they were told immediate help wasn’t available.” But, counterterrorism sources and internal emails reviewed by CBS News express frustration that key responders were ready to deploy, but were not called upon to help. CBS reported:

Throughout the night, sources say Americans on the ground in Libya at times felt helpless and abandoned.

“We relied on Washington for dispassionate assessment,” one eyewitness told CBS News. “Instead, they [Washington officials] were asking us what help we needed. We answered: ‘Send reinforcements!’ ”

But they were told immediate help wasn’t available.

Embassy personnel say they repeatedly asked the Defense Attache on site in Tripoli for military assistance.

“Isn’t there anything available?” one Embassy official says he asked. “But the answer was ‘no.’”

“What about Aviano?” the official pressed, referencing the NATO air base with US assets in northeastern Italy. “No,” was the answer.

Two of the four Americans killed that night died hours after the first attack began…

…Counterterrorism sources and internal emails reviewed by CBS News express frustration that key responders were ready to deploy, but were not called upon to help in the attack. National Security Council Spokesman Tommy Vietor told CBS News the CSG was not needed.



TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 113th; 20120911; administration; aviano; benghazi; benghazihearings; cbs; clinton; corruption; csg; democratcorruption; democrats; expendable; hillary; libya; nsc; obama; patrickkennedy; rice; soshillary; susan; tripoli
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To: Stosh

You are so right we knew six months ago and we have pushed and pushed.

We are a part of the Internet Revolution.

We need to make sure that the Interntet extends beyond government control.


251 posted on 05/06/2013 4:56:13 AM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: muawiyah
This is the EIEIO President.

I think you meant "EIEEO".

252 posted on 05/06/2013 5:02:59 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

I have been trying to put this out there for several months now. Its difficult to bring up becuase of the “gay/homo factor” but new is news and information is information.It All needs to be considered.


253 posted on 05/06/2013 5:22:24 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: PieterCasparzen

You are doing a follow the money theory,could be right on.
This entire spectacle gets so involved it takes greater minds to put it all together.Good stuff. Thanks.


254 posted on 05/06/2013 5:30:38 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Lets hope that happens...


255 posted on 05/06/2013 5:43:26 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: cincinnati65

I think it has something to do with Sharyl Atkinson and her contract coming up before its due date which is reportedly the end of 2013. She apparently wants out of CBS. rumors are She wants to go to the Blaze with Glen Beck—what a hell of a combo that would make.CBS is probably digging their own grave as we speak.


256 posted on 05/06/2013 5:46:23 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

Goggle up “was Chris Stevens gay” and follow the trail,I warn you it will take a while.


257 posted on 05/06/2013 5:48:06 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: muawiyah
What I find interesting is the total and complete silence from the gays. One of their own was murdered. I guess they are still trying to figure out who trumps who. Dear friend of all gays leader Obama or their own personal cause?

Trust me, if Bush was president, we'd never hear the end of it from LGBTranny population. The wailing and cries of homophobia, bigotry etc. etc. would be non-stop.

258 posted on 05/06/2013 6:00:19 AM PDT by 3catsanadog (I love my country; I don't like its government)
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To: matthew fuller

You don’t keep a watchdog that barks only when it wants to.


259 posted on 05/06/2013 6:28:27 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 ("as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.")
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To: Tom D.
If the House were to pass a bill of impeachment, it will fail spectacularly in the Senate and the flying crap would land on the House Republicans.

Exactly. Failure in the Senate = not guilty = acquitted = wrongfully accused = racism.

I'd rather see him prosecuted for treason when he leaves office, but no Republican administration would have the guts to do it.

260 posted on 05/06/2013 7:03:16 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: muawiyah

This regime will throw some low-level SOS types under the bus, but this Senate will NEVER vote to have Obama removed from office. Democrats would much sooner Gosnell their own young before harming the political future of a fellow traveler.


261 posted on 05/06/2013 7:12:52 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: notted
Just wondering, if Obama throws Clinton under the bus, will other unrelated revelations be forthcoming?

If I had to guess, I would say yes. Hillary could not destroy Obama with what she knew about him back in 2008 because he was The Messiah of Democrat Party. She'd have destroyed herself in the process. So she went with "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" to bide time. Now that Obama is beginning to tarnish, she can start leaking what she knows.

262 posted on 05/06/2013 7:17:10 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: servo1969

CBS is publishing this so that by the time we have testimony on Wednesday it will all then be “....old news”.

=> “What difference does it make.” -Hillary

=> “Let’s be clear...Benghazi was a long time ago.” -Carney

=>. “It’s the new normal.”


263 posted on 05/06/2013 7:29:00 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: servo1969

I’m trying not to get too worked up over this... were these individuals’ testimonies authorized by the regime? If so, it all may amount to an intentional fizzle on the lines of Clinton’s ballyhooed “bombastic and contentious” interview with Ken Starr over Monicagate... remember that one? The reports of Clinton storming out the door?


264 posted on 05/06/2013 7:30:56 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: Ray76
WHY would a President NOT have rescue as his REAL goal?

For the same reason he goes to Mexico and criticizes US and invites their illegal movement into this country, because HE HATES THE UNITED STATES.

And the MORONS who voted for him because he promised them baubles deserve the scorn of their fellow citizens. Give it to them.


It's not plausible that it is so simple that a person who hates the United States was elected by a moronic US electorate. The obvious real situation is that Obama had bigtime backing and the leadership of both parties is seriously controlled by this bigtime backing.

This backing is where the real story is; the personas of the politicians can be created and destroyed at the will of the backers. The politicians are eminently replaceable. They are simply the public image for the masses to either love or hate.
265 posted on 05/06/2013 7:56:58 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Ray76
And the MORONS who voted for him because he promised them baubles deserve the scorn of their fellow citizens. Give it to them.

Been practicing for some time...I do not befriend Zero supporters; I do not engage them in conversation; I do not do business with them if at all possible. My grandparents did not engage the people of the enemy during WWII, and I will not so the same now.

Not as easy as you think when you are trapped in Red Hampshire; deep in the heart of Gay England.

266 posted on 05/06/2013 8:02:12 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: mardi59
In her mind it doesn’t matter that she’s just as guilty as Ozone. Libs have no conscience. I hope they both go down.

Very unlikely they both go down. If it should ever get near that point, one will turn on the other to save themselves -- the question becomes who's got the better "goods" and timing.

267 posted on 05/06/2013 8:08:40 AM PDT by kevkrom
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To: 3catsanadog

Gays, in fact, prefer a live gay to a dead gay every single time. That’s because of their tightly focused interest.


268 posted on 05/06/2013 10:06:41 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Fresh Wind

NO really ~ that’d be very rasist


269 posted on 05/06/2013 10:10:17 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: danamco

Give that credit to his handlers. He’s stupid; profoundly stupid; stupid beyond human belief.


270 posted on 05/06/2013 10:21:41 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: servo1969

Head fake. The Left will die before turning upon their messiah. This is to discredit Hillary from running for president. Next, they will absolve Obama from any wrong-doing.


271 posted on 05/06/2013 10:56:47 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: muawiyah

Disagree. Not stupid, yes maybe in our eyes, but you DON’T come from NOWHERE and then advancing from a pot smoking community organizer and be able to steel the whitie Hut by being stupid. It takes criminal and underground skills. Yes we don’t like it but it is what it is!!!


272 posted on 05/06/2013 12:00:01 PM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: danamco

His handlers are not stupid but they are wrong. He is stupid. He’s a hired hand. Yassr Arafat was also a hired hand ~ he had all sorts of things attributed to him that he couldn’t possibly have thought up.


273 posted on 05/06/2013 12:16:09 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: servo1969

274 posted on 05/06/2013 12:23:24 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969; All; Smokin' Joe; LucyT; Alamo-Girl
Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi during attacks
275 posted on 05/06/2013 12:25:57 PM PDT by Larousse2 (The price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: servo1969; All; Smokin' Joe; LucyT; Alamo-Girl
Please listen to Rep Jason Chaffetz from 05:51 - 05:59 - "they changed his name on his medical records"
276 posted on 05/06/2013 12:35:26 PM PDT by Larousse2 (The price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
Hillary could not destroy Obama with what she knew about him back in 2008 because he was The Messiah of Democrat Party. She'd have destroyed herself in the process.

I'm having second thoughts on that thought.

People used to say that Republicans fight by the Marquess of Queensberry Rules while Democrats fight by Fight Club rules.

Now I think that Republicans fight by Wii rules (a cartoon opponent) while Democrats throw real punches back.

Clinton probably thought that she was fighting a fair fight against Obama, while Obama was fighting Fight Club rules at her.

Clinton was rightfully ahead in the election until the caucuses (which she strategically ignored), and then lost with the fight over the super-delegates who turned on her.

That year, there was the whole controversay around the super-delegates, party insiders who could essentially throw the nomination one way or the other regardless of how the primary votes went. I was surprised that she didn't fight harder, given that the Clinton's owned the party and Obama had no outside organization to draw on, given what people said about his ability to put an administration together without knowing anybody personally.

-PJ

277 posted on 05/06/2013 12:37:57 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: Chode


278 posted on 05/06/2013 3:41:09 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm afraid to go visit any American college because of all the foreign students with bombs.)
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To: Bon mots
Excellent:


279 posted on 05/06/2013 4:06:24 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm afraid to go visit any American college because of all the foreign students with bombs.)
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To: mardi59

Yep. Hillary and Bill will bring BO down with them. I can’t wait.


280 posted on 05/06/2013 5:08:24 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: catnipman

I don’t see how Hillary can be blamed for everything because BO is the CIC and the only one that can order the troops in our tell them to stay out-right?


281 posted on 05/06/2013 5:09:39 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Grampa Dave
love it...
282 posted on 05/06/2013 5:10:41 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: IrishPennant

I’d love to see the Mooch run out of the WH and have to end her Beyonce style life style. Bet they would divorce PDQ if BO goes down.


283 posted on 05/06/2013 5:13:16 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Larousse2

Thanks for the ping!


284 posted on 05/06/2013 7:12:59 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: mardi59

No, she won’t trash Obama, she is going to say that they had agreed on a reduced military presence in Libya, which meant no military action without prior authorization by the provisional government in Libya.


285 posted on 05/06/2013 7:23:44 PM PDT by Eva
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To: All

I just saw clip on FNC of Hillary and Obama on the day after attack. She looked terrible.


286 posted on 05/06/2013 7:33:37 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: Eva

She can say whatever she wants/

The RSO (Regional Security Officer responsible for co-ordinating with local security forces) in Tripoli sent the State Dept. a classified cable on August 16th saying they did not have enough security personnel to protect the Embassy. Clinton had reduced sec. forces months before and they requested more security and were denied. The attack happened one month later. I’m sure the info went to the top...WH. Clinton and Obama both have blood on their hands.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/31/exclusive-us-memo-warned-libya-consulate-couldnt-withstand-coordinated-attack/


287 posted on 05/06/2013 8:02:39 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: servo1969

CBS must have decided that Zer0 and his agenda are safe, so they can pretend to be journalists.


288 posted on 05/06/2013 9:05:12 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Grampa Dave

"What difference does it make?!"

289 posted on 05/07/2013 1:58:22 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Bon mots


290 posted on 05/07/2013 7:33:02 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm afraid to go visit any American college because of all the foreign students with bombs.)
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To: SgtHooper
Fast and Furious blew over, this will,

You CANNOT get a hit every time at bat.

I'll disagree and say the "law of averages" pendulum will swing in the opposite direction.

I predicted the same last night in the Miami-Chicago NBA game. I won a steak dinner because I sensed the "law of averages " were against Miami because they were 42 and 2.

Time will tell the tale.

291 posted on 05/07/2013 3:25:18 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“This is as far as the See?BS investigation will go. They will abandon any effort to tie responsibility to Obastard.”

Actually, the following parties are expendable to the left in the following order: Susan Rice and Zero. Hillary is widely viewed as a 2016 shoe-in against any R. I don’t think the Old Media will let her go down without a big fight. I don’t think Biden has the juice to take HRC down. And Kerry isn’t smart or tough enough—he’s a putz and she and Bill are vicious street-fighters and Dems are scared of them.

So my prediction is Susan Rice takes the fall first. If that doesn’t calm things down, maybe Zero gets hurt enough to be a badly lamed duck for three years. But HRC comes out minimally injured. She doesn’t get any Heinz ketchup money for 2016, though.


292 posted on 05/07/2013 7:43:21 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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