A series of email alerts sent as Obama administration officials monitored the attack on the U.S consulate in Benghazi last month are the latest to shine light on the chaotic events that culminated in the death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. The names of the individual recipients of the emails, first reported by CBS News but independently obtained by ABC News Tuesday evening, are redacted. A source who requested anonymity said it appears they are sent by the State Department Operations Center to distribution lists and email accounts for the top national security officials at the
Comments: A second story has hit the fan and CBS has it as well. Stand by for Tap Dancing Wednesday hosted by that flat-footed nitwit Jay Carney.
We will hear that standard talking point reply....."this is still under active investigation and we will get to the bottom of these and bring the perpetrators to justice" blah bla blah.And if a legitimate question is asked,you will be accused of "politicizing" this unfortunate event.So nothing to see hear,move along.
Now we see how Zero, Biden and Hillary handle the 3 am emergencies - send them to voice mail and to the WH spin basement. Then have Zero jet off to Nevada to raise money. Despicable.
Zero lied in every venue about this, Biden lied at his debate, Rice lied all over TV, Carney does nothing but lie. It's unfathomable to think that America could be close to re-electing such a soulless wretch as Zero.
It's the enablers in the media that allowed team Obama to cook this cover-up,up.The complete lack of security,the ignored requests for help and no response during the attack tells me Obama/Clinton was in on it.They probably instigated the rowdies in Egypt as a smoke screen to cover this up ahead of time.
The lies and spin on this would have crushed any other president. A republican would have had his bags packed 3 weeks ago.
And who's surprised by Obama and co. redacting requested documents.If you look at how easy Obama and Holder got away with fast and furious,it's no wonder they took a chance covering this up.
It amazes me how this criminal is still in the running for re-election.
The Benghazi Consulate BEGGED for more security forces, after there were many various terrorist attacks in the area for a few MONTHS. These requests were IGNORED and the Ambassador was SET UP for death by this administration. Four Americans were massacred horribly. The Media yawned. The prezdint went to Vegas. And they ALL covered up and LIED about the entire situation.
If obama was not in the loop for this piece of info (the attack on consulate)it will be evident to the voters that obama is not a significant part of our government. The ONLY one in the administration that was deemed not worthy of receiving this piece of info was the potus?
It's cool to be POTUS. You can sit in the white house and watch the world's #1 terrorist get killed via a helmet camera on a brave SEAL. Then, you promote yourself with a news conference.
You can also sit in the white house and watch that terrorist's disciples kill your fellow American state department staff via an overhead drone. Then, you go to bed and rest up for a campaign trip to Vegas a few hours away.
What a repugnant,disgusting bunch we have in our white house.
They let four Americans die to protect their political ambition for re-election. You don't want anything "messy" to come out so close to Election Day. What pathetic losers. How do you watch Americans under attack and do nothing? Fighter jets approx one hour away could have come to their aid but you let this attack go on for seven hours? There are no words that describe people who could watch an attack like this and do nothing.
Although Rasmussen shows Ohio in a tie, speculation is 1/3 of people have already voted in Ohio. That's probably bad news for GOP. The democrats kept this story buried until their Ohio ground game voter turnout kicked in. Therefore, it may be too late for us in Ohio. I guess we can hope the news about the email alerts swings a couple of other states to the good guys.
I do not understand. I am just mystified by all of this. I can not fathom what was to be gained by blaming a video for the attack. Why did Obama lie to the American people, repeatedly, when the truth would come out. Why not just tell the truth and call it a terrorist attack. Even I, as partisan as I am, would not "blame" Obama for the attack. Did Obama lie for political reasons, Did Obama do this to specifically rile up the "offened" muslims. There is a reaso0n for the cover-up, and I cant understand the lies.
At BEST, this administration has demonstrated incompetence. At worse.....I cant even think through that and not lose my mind.
If Obama and his ENTIRE administration lied so blatently about this, what else are they lieing about. AND......if they get away with this, imagine what they will do in the future.
#23 I can answer that... BO thought for sure that the media would buy the story they were selling. The MSM has the same mindset as the BO admin and they have covered for him for YEARS. They did NOT vet him back in 2008 and because of that, the MSM is responsible for BO's election. They put a shiny pretty bow around a guy who fit the "look" they have dreamed about having as a Prez. The MSM pumped up, distorted, hid unflattering, and alluded that BO was the "one" the messiah, the savior of the USA. They worshiped BO, why would they EVER report the truth?
But then came the new media. And they have become the Real journalists, investigators, and reporters, Leaving the MSM acting more like celebrity chasers.
And not OJNE WORD about this on "Morning Joe" (I watch so you don't have to--- or at least I watch as much as I can stand)---just the Rev. Al (honest to God) being asked serious questions by that well known Republican Joe Scarborough.
FTA: "A source who requested anonymity said it appears they are sent by the State Department Operations Center to distribution lists and email accounts for the top national security officials at the State Department, Pentagon, the FBI, the White House Situation Room and the office of the Director of National Intelligence."
The fact that he know how dire the situation was, yet still jetted off to his high $$$ parties and campaign rallies never fails to utterly horrify and disgust me, though I've suspected it since last month.
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Fiesta del sol, 10/24/2012 8:23:50 AM (No. 8957408)
I was at the gym this morning, forced to watch Headline News. This story blipped across the screen, for less than 30 seconds. On to the next important news, is Disney's new princess cartoon offensive to Latinos? Much longer time spent on the Disney story.
I think it's quite clear now why they lied despite getting emails this early telling the true circumstances of the attack. And the reason is much simpler than most have conjured up. They (Obama and Axelrod) simply didn't want to cancel the Nevada trip. They desperately wanted to continue their campaign plans and fundraising, and they knew that if they began to respond to the emails, they would be hunkered down for days dealing with the emerging crisis. THAT is why they didn't acknowledge the emails and came up with the video excuse. They were in a hurry to hit the road.
Dereliction of duty? Callous indifference? Evil? Check. Check. Check.
A Fox reporter broke this story last night and Hannity and Greta covered it. I guess they have embarrassed ABC and CBS into reporting it as well. Wonder, now, if this will also come from NBC.
Greta V-S was beside herself and cannot believe BHO would lie like he did. Chris Wallas early last week stated it was the WH who contacted him to have Susan Rice on his Sun. AM show to carry the "video" lie. L. Sinclair's article on this last week said he sources in the WH said it concerned covering up for arms given to the radical jihadist, trying to retrieve those to get them to the radicals in Syria was what Stevens was involved in. If you go to conservatives 4 palin dot com you can hear Greta and Gov. Palin's discussion on this.
#23: By manufacturing the story about spontaneous attack caused by the video, Obama could shove his refusal to take precautions in territory that Obama made hostile with his little war under the rug, and make it look instead like an unfortunate series of random events. At the same time, he could do his Islamist Cleric act and pander to the Muslim vote.
I remember the speech he gave in Vegas that day. He started out by acknowledging the Benghazi attack and almost with the same breath said, ''but we're in the middle of a campaign here,'' and blah blah blah. Words cannot describe the level of disgust I have for him.
The attack on the Benghazi Consulate took place over the course of seven hours. Two hours in we knew terrorists claimed responsibility.
F-16's from Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy could have been buzzing the Benghazi Consulate in approximately one hour, assault helicopters in three.
We saw on the Bret Baier special our people's frantic efforts to stay alive. I was amazed they lasted as long as they did. The bottom line is that Ambassador Stevens and the others took fire, inhaled heavy, acrid smoke and left bloody hand prints and ultimately died while Obama, Hillary and Panetta watched and did nothing. LIARS!
Re: "How do you watch Americans under attack and do nothing?"
When you and Hillary and Susan, etc think of yourselves as not Americans but citizens of the world. Obama will tolerate the flag pin on the lapel, saluting the Marines, etc only because he so much more enjoys the trappings of the office; the Air Force 1, etc and not the responsibilities. The weight of holding this office is having to wear the lapel in, etc.
That he isn't at 10% in the polls disgusts even more than his actions.
I saw Sarah Palin on Greta's show last night and she was nearly in tears. What she was most angry about is that our military is fighting and dying to protect the right of a free press - and here the media is lying to us as cover for Obama.
Greta, ever the naive twit, just couldn't believe that all these people had been telling the same lie for weeks on end.
Obama now owes us an explanation for doing nothing when all he had to do is tell Leon Panetta to get our people help immediately. One sentence from the messiah probably would have saved lives.
Either the lines of communication in the Obama/Clinton State Department are amazingly snarled up, or else the message was indeed passed on up the chain of command, and the consensus decision was to ignore it, and to spin it if anyone happened to notice. It looks as if they figured that this would have all the impact on the voting public that reports of yet another roadside bomb in Afghanistan do. Either way, it's massive incompetence on the part of the administration.
Whatever Romney's strategy of Monday's debate, it's clear that NerØbama's strategy was to lie profusely, knowing that he would either be challenged and start a fight a la debate 2, or if not challenged millions would hear his lies undisputed in real-time. Like "errors" in print (error on page 1, correction page A23) or in court ("the jury will disregard"), the corrections have minimal impact if not done promptly.
This makes it imperative that the lies about Benghazi be aggressively disputed on this Sunday's LSM talk shows, regardless of the questions of the LSM host. Talk over and challenge the host, if need be. These emails are the smoking gun: lock and load.
Instead of covering up for Obama the MSM should be angry! This was/is a huge story. Because Obama lied the news agencies have been deprived of the truth to tell about the terrorist attack. Why don't they care?
This was on Fox this morning and I decided to check out NBC to see if they mentioned it. They did not. No wonder Obama is running as high as he is in the poles. No one except Fox is telling this country what the man is doing to this country. What can we do?????? Someone needs to do something and SOON.
Romney said it was "troubling" that Obama continued with a campaign event in Las Vegas on the day after the attack in Libya, an event the Republican said had "symbolic significance and perhaps even material significance."
Obama and his mob are always bragging that they've got Israels back. Obama says "thats what we do." Obama's Benghazi inaction and his serial lying on same probably causes our Allies to cringe, and our ambassadors probably are sh*tting bricks....wondering if they'll be massacred by terrorists while the President acquiesces and whistles dixie?
Some remained alive until hour six of the attack. Imagine President Bush doing nothing for 6 hours while people were trapped in the WTC and then watching it collapse. He would have been run out of office and probably be in an orange jumpsuit. Obviously , President George Bush has character and a soul and would never , ever watch Americans die. Benghazi is no longer about who will take the political fall or a cover up. This is about murder. And the fact that those cold blooded monsters in the Oval Office watched it happen in real time and did nothing. Nothing. Obama, Axelrod and Jarrett an accessories after the fact. This is a high crime and misdemeanor. I think Biden is a buffoon , but, I don't think he would stand by like Obama did and actually watch Americans be murdered. Obama , Axelrod and Jarrett must..must face criminal charges. I guarantee that Holder is trying to figure out a way for Obama to preemptively pardon himself , Axelrod and Jarrett.
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