In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama failed to mention the late Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the three other Americans who died on Sep. 11, 2012 in the terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. He mentioned the victims of the massacre in Newtown, CT in December, and invited the families of victims of other violent gun crimes to watch from the gallery. But the Benghazi victims´ families were not present at all. Instead of offering even the slightest word of tribute for the fallen, for Chris Stevens´s amazing career or for the bravery of the
Too inconvenient. Doesn´t fit his political agenda. People are just tools to Obama. They have no value to him unless he can use them to further his career, amass more power & wealth, or benefit him or his agenda in anyway possible. Lives are expendable to people like Obama.
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Bla Bla, 2/13/2013 2:22:35 AM (No. 9173493)
Chris Stevens & his bodygaurds are not forgotten by me, Mr. Pollak. Thank you for this article. You did Breitbart proud. I can just see him standing outside the well of the Senate with the waiting press corps asking, "What about Ambassador Stevens, Mr. President?"
I´m still talking about Chris Stevens & will all the way to the next election. NEVER forget the dereliction of duty by this administration, including the (former) Scy of State Ms. H. Rodham-Clinton! Never! I.Am.Brietbart.
The president should have stood in front of those cameras and said. "Benghazi was a screwup from top to bottom and I take full responsibility! America has been protecting her ambassadors for over 200 years and we should be competent at it by now. I have fired everyone in the line of responsibility and replaced them with qualified people charged with making sure this debacle will never happen again."
That´s what a real man would do, not that sniveling cowardly occupant of the Oval office.
#16 - he should also fire himself for dereliction of duty. I don´t know if this situation in Libya has ever happened in the history of USA before where brave people were abandoned by their gov´t. Why aren´t the survivors now speaking up? This president continues to reinforce the description that Clint Eastwood gave him - the "empty chair". Someone like Bob Woodward where are you?
His staff should have given a shout out to Amb Chris Steven. They missed out as Stevens mother was a full-blooded Native American. He has given shout-outs before. When he went down to FT Hood after the "non-terrorist work accident" and gave a shout out to some Indian chief (Native American chief).Why because the 1870s US troops involved in the Indian Wars were from FT Hood. I am sorry I don´t recall the Cavalyr number.But it was another of Obama´s insulting gestures. And this is why the FT Hood troops are denied the designation as a the target terrorist act. But he missed out on the Indian chris Stevens shout-out.
Please don´t bother our president with such trivial stuff as those four lost Americans. He´s in a party mood now (nothing new, of course) and has his mind on Beyonce and her friends and who will be attending his next extravaganza. Michelle is planning her next ´stunning´ outfit for everyone to see. Nothing else matters.
You all are wrong. You are thinking like an American. Marxists value the success of the state above any individual worth. To the Marxist, their only worth is to perpetuate the power of the collective. Sacrificial.
In the interest of full disclosure, I am saddened by the fate of the families of the Benghazi staff, as well as the Newtown families who lost their kids and coworkers.
However, why do either belong before a joint-session of an entire government, which is being addressed by its chief executive regarding the policies and affairs of a continent-spanning nation? It doesn´t seem rational.
While Constitutionally required, the SOTU Address is a mere formality - a ritualistic, annual calling of account for the executive.
In their usual fashion, our politicians have inverted a noble institution, and fashioned it into the Presidential version of Queen for a Day. They simply trot out the most sympathetic victims of Injustice that will be Saved by their Cause, on national television, and with the consent and endorsement, if not the force of government.
I wish we would go back to the old tradition of the SOTU being delivered in the form of a letter from the White House to a joint-session of the Congress.
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