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Time, Distance, and Indecision
American Spectator, by George H. Wittman

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/14/2013 6:11:59 AM

In a hearing last week, Republican members of the Senate Intelligence Committee were happy with their ability last week to suggest that President Obama’s lack of inquiry during the Benghazi attack last September 11 showed how removed he was from an urgent political /military issue. While focusing pro and con on the supposed inability of Mr. Obama to have serious concern over his beleaguered representatives in Libya, the senators, Democrat and Republican alike, missed completely a principal issue in the Secretary of Defense’s testimony. Leon Panetta had tried to explain that time and distance precluded the possibility

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/14/2013 6:26:22 AM     (No. 9175437)

This incident and others like it, strengthen the argument that our Federal Government is not competent/trustworthy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 2/14/2013 6:38:28 AM     (No. 9175446)

I still want to know what the heck was Mr. Stevens doing at a location known to be less than secure on 9/11?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/14/2013 6:43:17 AM     (No. 9175454)

This is not over.

The lies are piling up one upon another.

Great for our security to broadcast to all the terrorists in the world that they have a 13 hour window before we can get troops from anywhere to anywhere....and then we´re not coming anyway.

We have met the enemy and they are us.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: edgar, 2/14/2013 7:17:52 AM     (No. 9175490)

I have to believe that the lack of a milatary response to the first altercation allowed the second altercation to occur. We neither got our people out, nor tried to defend them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Grambo, 2/14/2013 8:09:12 AM     (No. 9175572)

They have to plead to one of two conditions:

1) They didn´t have a clue what to do, or
2) They knew what to do and did nothing

In either case they should go.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: FLCracker, 2/14/2013 8:47:46 AM     (No. 9175639)

Reminds me of the British Supply Sergeant who wouldn´t issue ammunition to his troops unless they had a properly filled-out requisition form...

WHILE the unit was under direct attack by the Zulus.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 2/14/2013 9:08:08 AM     (No. 9175679)

I fear the replacements will be worse. I´m not sure any of these recycled politicians could run anthing more complicated than a snow cone stand.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dvc, 2/14/2013 7:37:35 PM     (No. 9177018)

I bet Panetta has bailed because he can´t stand the lying any more. Zero and his gang of Chicago thugs despise the military and do not care one whit what happens to them. To them the military are occasionally useful as campaign props, but otherwise, as expendable as Kleenex. Do people not understand that to a nacissistic psychopath, ALL the world is HIS stage, and all other humans are no more significant than video game characters. It is ALL about him.

Total BS that nothing could be done in time, transparent lie, nobody believes it.

Zero had an election coming up and they were in TOTAL coverup mode during and especially after the event. Cowards, liars and fools, all of them.

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