The White House has heard enough about Benghazi. White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday blasted Senate Republicans for threatening to block Defense Secretary-nominee Chuck Hagel and John Brennan, nominated to head the CIA, in a quest for more information about what President Obama did on the night that terrorists killed four Americans in the U.S. Consulate in Libya. “We have answered these questions,” Mr. Carney said. “The president found out about the attack in Benghazi in a meeting with his secretary of defense and chairman of the Joint Chiefs from his national
Comments: Wow. The dictator and his regime have spoken. Their arrogance is absolutely stunning. I´m sure the families of those killed sure don´t have the same opinion.
The WH has done a masterful job of cover up and obfuscation. The crucial point is never discussed - September 10, al qaeda chief ayman al-zawahiri vowing to avenge the death of abu yahya al-libi, a high-ranking al qaeda official killed by an American drone attack three months earlier issues direct threats against Americans in Libya. al-zawahiri released a film on the 10th, a 2 hour film eulogizing his friend. This was the trigger for the protests in Egypt, mostly organized by his brother Mohammed, and the attack in Benghazi. Obama would have been briefed on the film either on the 10th or the 11th, before the attack. Obama knew the attack was coming. The al qaeda leader arrested in Egypt, accused of plotting and carrying out the attacks, has direct links to al-zawahiri. We´ve allowed the administration to distract us and follow red herrings. The right questions have never been asked. And soon it will all be forgotten.
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ok state mom, 2/11/2013 10:12:07 PM (No. 9171187)
Obama had better start coming up with something better than this. Dr Ben Carson, who is retiring from surgery in July, said he would run for political office if he felt God grabbing him by the collar. This won´t wash with someone like Carson and he won´t mind saying so. In no uncertain terms.
As long as our so-called republicans in the house and senate keep kissing zero´s butt, zero and his regime will skate. BUT, if our so-called elected politicians grow some backbone and keep, NO,START FIGHTING, zero´s sun will burn out and his worshipping idiots in the media will have to begin explaining their betrayal of the American People.
The main focus of the 5;PM meeting was the previously scheduled phone call with Netanyahu..not Libya, did Obama discuss any of it with the Israelis? If he had already been notified prior to the call that an attack was under way..Mossad has eyes and ears everywhere... was help sought? offered? declined?
I think the bottom line to this massive coverup is it exposes Obama´s muslim outreach as a failure. That´s why the video was the first excuse offered in the fiasco. Hillary knew the real reason,that´s why she didn´t go on the Sunday shows. Rice was the only Obama devotee to throw her career under the bus by taking her place.
From the very beginning they all knew the video was a lie and Obama and Hilary made a tape shown in Pakistan blaming the tape way after they knew it was a lie.
This is incompetence ,maleficence and dereliction of duty on both these people,with Panetta thrown is as a co-conspirator.
Why ordered the CIA to dig dirt on Patraeus to get him ousted from the agency? The socialite email has turned out to be another lie reported by the media.
#7 I agree. If this were a Republican President, the press would be all over it. My local paper has nothing in it about Libya. I guess they like keeping their readers in the column of "low info voters". They know that if the truth were known before the election, there is no way this guy would have been reelected.
Sometimes we expect a lie so we don´t pay attention to what is said. Here´s Carney´s response, "He immediately ordered those two leaders to take every action necessary to try to position forces in a way that could assist in Benghazi and also potentially take action, if necessary, elsewhere, because of all that was enfolding around the region.”
The action statement: "take every action necessary to try to position forces in a way that could assist in Benghazi and also potentially take action, if necessary, elsewhere..." There is no request for plans of action in response to an attack on our embassy nor implied release of forces for any action based on what had already taken place. And then Obama is gone.
Please forgive me! I really hate to make a pest of myself. But, I’m still awaiting an answer, a straight answer, not an evasive answer to the question I’ve asked several times before. For the umpteenth time:
Precisely who was it that issued the by-now-almost-legendary order to “Stand Down!”???
Has my question been swept under the rug? Thrown under the bus? C’mon Obama Administration, it’s high time you grow up and ‘fess up!
Welcome to Amerika 2013 Where you have a President that is a Cross between Clinton "I did not have Sex with that Woman" and Nixon "When the President does it, that means that it´s not illegal." A Liar that Believes he is above the Law.
I believe we have lost the media in this country. It is clearly covering for Obama.
A word to those in Republican leadership, how about buying some TV ads that will keep the questions before the American people. Don´t let the media stop you from getting answers. Think outside the box and use the money you have to expose Obama. Take this directly to the people. Use every avenue available, TV, social media, Twitter, etc. And for goodness sake, stay on it. If done correctly, this could do great harm to Obama.
#4 and #7. It´s not that the WH has done a "masterful job" or that the media provides a cover, the problem is the US Senate that let Hillary off the stick with her "at this point what difference does it make?" remark. As Sec of State she is responsible for the lack of security before the attack occured. She knew, or should have known, of the danger and of the requests for beefed up security. If she didn´t know it points to her failure of putting into place structure and procedures in her dept to ennsure that important messages such as this were received and should reach her desk.
The occupant of the White House his underlings Carney, Brennan et al still do not get the severity of 9/11. Four US citizens, one the Libyan Ambassador were fighting for their lives. They fought for over 5 hours to defend the Benghazi Consulate and compound.Obama was not doing his job . First to get his top officials together and work on a plan to send help to these unfortunate consulate defenders.No if´s or but´s. No trips to Las Vegas to insure he would be numero uno.He was on the phone for an hour talking to Israeli Netanyahu .Panetta the wimp publically stating that there was no effective force nearby. What a ´crock´ F16´s were on standby at Sicily 15 to 25 mins away from Benghazi.This bunch recently interrogated (It was a case of how many softballs the Senate and House could throw , even the GOP wimps threw a few). Let´s get our act together put our foot down court martial Obama after all he is the CIC and forget these two inadquate , incompetant Nominees Hagel and Brennan.For goodness sake let´s do something that is obvious and is RIGHT to protect the USA.
Of course they are done with Benghazi, but they have hedged and fumbled to protect what was actually going on. None of these people really know what happened there, but one pereson does and that is John Brennan. It was his little operation and of course the President doesn´t know much about it although he probably told Brennan to do what he needed to do to go forward on Obmam´s foreign policy. Brennan did and Obama knows little about it. Ask John Brennan what he was doing that day and what his role was in the Arab Spring. I still believe that Obama told the military to stand down.
Reply 34 - Posted by:
red oak, 2/12/2013 11:39:06 AM (No. 9172079)
#16 you´re right, but if there had been a Republican president in office, the whole thing wouldn´t have happened, and four dead Americans would still be enjoying their lives, and so would their families.
Call your Senator...voice your displeasure ...call ANY senator you think might stand for the Constitution...
Brennan gets in, Hagel gets approval...it will be the death knell.... for the USA...at least do your part and make a call now
Call Senator Ron Johnson...tell him to Stop this nomination....when Seals says Brennan is conducting his own illegal war,,running arms out of Benghazi to AlQaeda...and was turned in Saudi as reported by a top FBI agent in WND....and is a Muslim who uses words like AlQuhd....he does not belong at the CIA, not in charge...
Call..do your part...call any and all.heres a start...
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