An old-time trial lawyer once said, "When your case is weak, shout louder!" Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shouted louder when asked about the Obama administration´s story last fall that the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. ambassador´s quarters in Benghazi, Libya, was due to an anti-Islamic video that someone in the United States had put on the Internet, and thereby provoked a protest that escalated into violence. She shouted: "We had four dead Americans. Was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they´d go kill some Americans?
Comments: Pssssst, PIAPS, they were not "guys." They were Al Qaeda.
I couldn´t bring this article up, but did find it elsewhere. Thomas Sowell brings up a terrific point - when someone is trying to argue a point by using a loud, angry voice, the person is not speaking the truth. This is how Africans determine a case in a palaver in the center of their village - the person who remains calm while presenting his/her case is the truth speaker. The loud, angry speaker is wrong, knows he/she is wrong, but nonetheless is attempting to win in this manner. Case closed.
What difference does it make? A huge difference. I want to know what Amb Stevens was doing at a mission in Benghazi instead of being in the Tripoli embassy. I want to know what was in those 2 warehouses that was looted. I am certain that they were running guns and military weapons to the Syrians, and that AQ attacked them and stole their stash. What matters, Hillary, is that you are covering up an illegal gunrunning effort being conducted by Obama on Libyan soil. This makes Iran-Contra look like a junior varsity operation. The "difference" was not having this leak out just before the election
All those investigative committee hearings are worthless. If the Republicans truly wish to get to the truth, they should forego the lengthy lead-in and get right to the question/s they have to ask. The speech prior to each question is just for the folks back home.
Note to Prancing and Preening Senators: We, the folks back home, are not impressed when you allow a proven liar to slip away without so much as a tiny nick after you have wasted your alloted time admiring yourselves!
Hillary Clinton will NOT escape. Man´s justice can be blind but divine justice is not. While we may not see her pay for her Benghazi decisions that led to 4 murders in her lifetime, she will still have to answer for the lives lost under her watch to their Maker. She has blood on her hands which will never wash away as long as she & this administration refuse to acknowledge their respective parts in this debacle.
I thought it interesting that Hilzilla referred to Benghazi as a ´consulate.´ According to articles I read, it was merely a rented house or estate which is why it didn´t have all the security measures installed. I also read in the same article that the ´safe room´ where some of them went before they crawled out the window was actually a holding cell. The cartoon on the first page today is sooooo true!
I believe they will get away with the carefully crafted deception they created. People died "over there", the public just doesn´t care. The terrorists rightly took this Country´s measure, we no longer have the guts and focus to maintain a long term offensive against terrorism. We are comfy in our sheltered lives. Sad that the ambassador was killed and all that, what´s for dinner tonight? Most don´t care. Sure if you poll them they will say it´s bad and probably a terrorist attack but then they forget about it. Nothing happens when people forget about things.
Clinton acted as a blustering bully and a weeping emotional woman, effective emotional tools that deflect a rational discussion of the issues. Standard progressive tools used to drive emotional decisions instead of rational ones. BO won that way. The Country falls for it. Benghazi is over and done. No one cares.
Can´t help contrasting the media´s treatment of Madam Cyclops and Sarah Palin. They are helping the former get ready for her run. This babe will be waddling around the White House before you know it. Disheartening.
I’ve often wondered whether Hillary acquired her morals and character traits from Bill or if it was the other way around. Whichever, I continue to perceive the two of them as The Bonnie and Clyde of the Public Sector.
The phony video story is so clumsy it catches all the attention, and takes attention away from the real story, which is the secret CIA operation at the annex, and Ambassador Stephens meeting with the Turkish emissary arranging the gun running operation. That was the big secret that required Obama and HRC to order no rescue and let the men die rather than expose the operation with a high profile military rescue operation.
The administration is quite happy to egg on its face for the clumsy video story. That may be embarrassing, but the alternative story would be devestating.
You are right No. 14. The answer lies with the 30 who escaped and have been hidden from us. I heard the much criticized Lindsey Graham say this very thing on Jay Sekulow´s program. He said no one will break silence on this.
Thomas Sowell is not just "some journalist". He´s one of the most brilliant conservative writers alive today and we here at Lucianne take heed of every word he writes. Oh, that he had been our first black president!
Not to get personal, but unfortunately for Mrs. Clinton, her outside is matching up to her inside and it is not a pleasant picture. Someone needs to tell her that being unkempt does not enhance her intellect. It just says she is lazy and lacks personal pride in her appearance. Nevertheless, with the bloviating and weak questioning by the Republicans she managed to walk away set for a 2016 run. Way to go guys. Once again, you failed to take advantage of an opportunity to get answers for the families of those four dead Americans. Abject failure on your parts.
Yes, the shouting and tears is all a smoke screen. The louder a person gets the less likely anyone is going to pursue the point. She then quietly went into another room and laughed her head off, as she got by with all the drama.
Once the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi is seen for what it was — a highly coordinated and highly successful operation by terrorists who were said to have been vanquished — that calls into question the Obama administration´s Middle East foreign policy.
In my opinion, our foreign policy is exceedingly Muslim-friendly to the point of decreasing America´s national security. It seems clear that this Administration is preparing to soften any and all restrictions on Sharia Law in our Courts, in our schools and in the workplace.
I firmly believe that Obama, not a Christian as he claims, is a Muslim who will facilitate a Muslim America with himself at the helm, helped along by his complete refusal to punish terrorists or to deter Iran´s nuclear program.
In short, he is setting America up to be a Muslim nation, which is why he won´t call them terrorists and is so friendly and slavering toward them.
The most foolish part of her answer was if the attack was because of fellows out walking that night deciding to kill some Americans, Senator Johnson should,have interrupted her right then and asked who has ever suggested such a possibility? That would have stopped Madame´s adolescent tirade. Why does the GOP always play defense?
Hillary flubbed her screen test. Her outburst was rehearsed and rehearsed to appear to be from the heart but in the end it was not believable. Notice that she was constantly glancing down at her talking points through her goggles during the entire outburst. Hillary, don´t call us, we´ll call you.
Mrs Clinton is being intervieweed on Fox Cable News tonight by Greta V>S> . THIS is Greta´s opportunity to stand out as a REAL JOURNALIST and to ask the toughest possible questions and forget the kissy=kissy garbage. Make the questions so hard that Mrs Clinton will take a hike off the set and forget her 2016 plans. Don´t ask if she READ the cables from Libya, ask if she was aware of the situation that had been ongoing for a year. Ask if she watched the massacre in real time and subsequently twisted the truth. Ask about the gun running to terrorists. Ask if in fact the consulate was an FBI safe-house. and so forth. If she cannot answer the questions, she has no right to ANY official office, because she is either incompetent or unable to manage a high position in the Government, or a liar ( in my opinion ). Congress asked her virtually NOTHING. Greta can do the job if she is willing to. maybe she will win a broadcasting prize ?
If Hillary is going to run for Prez in 2016, there sure is a lot of work to do on her physically. She needs a new hairdo, lose about 100 lbs and reduce her thighs - she must have enough money for cosmetic surgery. I´m pretty sure the glasses will come off or new contact lenses will be invented for her.
It is shocking how her appearance has degraded since leaving the WH. At least while she was in the Senate, her hair style was professional looking. Now she just looks unkempt - what´s with the long, stringy hair? Maddy Half-bright actually improved her appearance as SOS. If Maddy could do it, surely Hil could, since she had a lot of Hollywood connections when Bill was in the WH.
Here is what I don´t understand. Stevens was a well-known homosexual. Muslims like nothing better than decapitating homosexuals. Knowing this, why in the hxll would Hillary send him to a muslim country?
With the media solidly behind her for 2016 and their heart´s darling, Obama, behind her now--there´s no way that the sheeple will see through her lies and chicanery. They haven´t yet. Why will they start now? They see her pose as ´feisty´.
Congratulations to Lucianne for aggregating this newest Tom Sowell writing. Usually the quiet and pure ideological leader in the free market of ideas, today, Tom blasts out at our lying leadership, The Hoaxters, the people that would lie to us to protect their powerful political careers and would totally abandon their duties to protect the nation. Tom Sowell has always written about the good things found in a free market Today, he shouts out the bad things about our lying leadership. America needs every good citizen to speak up. Now is the time.
She never mentioned the Video nor did anyone ask her about. She is a lying woman and very cunning. It was a lovefest for Madame Hillary! Rand Paul was the only one there with guts to tell her he would have relieved her of duties The Republicans are Wimps and she seems to be off the hook. Case Closed
Good one #13! The QUEEN OF LIES! That trumps Cankles and Hildebeast. So now who is the bigger liar, her, or her pasty philandering bubba?
Speaking of liars, paging Susan Rice, paging Barry Hussein, paging Eric Holder, paging Joe Biden, paging Bill Clinton, Paging Hillary Clinton, paging Jay Carney, paging Tim Geithner, paging Chuck Schumer, paging Barney Frank, Paging Valerie Jarrett, to the White Courtesy Deceivers/ Liars Phone!
We oughtta be ashamed of these people and MORE ashamed of the ass-press rump-swab lap dog enemedia for carrying their lies to us like fresh garbage every damn day...I am so sick of these liars I could go skeet shooting!
The more I see and hear, the more convinced I am that they are all a bunch of liars, all covering up for each other. The Borgias could not be more corrupt than those that work inside our highest levels of government.
Just for starters, if the American deaths in Benghazi had been the result of "some guys out for a walk one night who decided they´d go kill some Americans", it is doubtful the "guys" would have attacked with the same weaponry, that it would have taken hours, and that events and circumstances would have been such that a target would have been "painted" for help that never came because of the actions and inactions of their own government which ultimately resulted in unnecessary loss of American life.
The ending result of an attack by "some guys out for a walk" would likely have been far different, causing fewer questions, and the administration would have been just lying through their teeth and making up stories about domestic things, as usual.
We wouldn´t have had an asinine story about a YouTube video causing a riot, that resulted in an innocent man spending time in jail as part of an elaborate government cover-up of what really happened in Benghazi.
And, we wouldn´t have had a ludicrous charade of a hearing on the matter that turned into a praise fest for a representative of an administration that should have its hide nailed to the wall instead.
The thirty peole who escaped to Germany - who are they? Were they CIA agents? One is forced to think that they must have been playing some kind of cloak and dagger role for them to remain so totally anonymous
I do think that the drone operators should e subpoened and I heard on KFI, a 50,000 watt radio station from so calif, that those types of Drones can be armed. Were they armed and did anyone order the shots? also the family member of one of the 4 that were killed told a reporter that ´we don´t even know how he was killed.´ and the reporter said, can´t an autopsy be done? She said he was cremated so no.
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