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The man behind the
Benghazi cover-up?

American Thinker, by Ed Lasky

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Posted By:magnante, 5/5/2013 8:58:22 AM

Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard has a must read column regarding the Benghazi cover-up by White House officials CIA career officials clearly and repeatedly identified Al Qaeda and Al Qaeda-linked Islamic terrorists as the culprits behind the murder of four Americans. Of course, this would cause embarrassment for the Obama team, especially in the few weeks before the election. They had been boasting for years that Al Qaeda had been decimated(snip)Ben Rhodes should be called to account for trying to divert blame away from Islamic terrorists and the Obama team members whose feckless negligence led to the Benghazi massacre.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pearson365, 5/5/2013 9:21:28 AM     (No. 9311415)

Story errs in blaming the Benghazi lies on this Obamatron. The full blame for multiple failures in Libya and the subsequent lies rest squarely on Obama´s tiny shoulders. While Ben Rhodes is totally unqualified to be a national security advisor, he completely fits Obama´s requirements for a senior Admin position: the ability to lie, distort and mislead in order to protect Obama.

All blame for Benghazi belongs to Obama. He is The One who should be impeached and removed from office. The rest are just rabble to be push aside by a new president.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 5/5/2013 9:26:00 AM     (No. 9311420)

Plus, they need to find a fall guy to protect the Sainted Hillary!.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thomthomp, 5/5/2013 9:36:46 AM     (No. 9311431)

Ben Rhodes may have written some fiction for the Administration, but he is no more "behind" the Benghazi cover-up than a Capone street soldier was "behind" the St. Valentine´s Day massacre. The man RESPONSIBLE for the cover-up is Barack Obama.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2, 5/5/2013 10:08:40 AM     (No. 9311475)

Steve Hayes is the one we´ve been waiting for. He´s at the top of my kiss list.

This article is excellent. I never heard of Ben Rhodes before this:

Wow - what a meteoric rise! What qualifies him to have been given such power to lie to the American people? Why does he have so much influence with Barack Obama ?
Maybe it is just his avid willingness to do the bidding of his bosses, regardless of truth....Who wrote this whitewash? Who was responsible for hitting the delete button of some of the expert testimony? Who tried to divert responsibility for terrorism away from where it belongs? None other than Ben Rhodes - a man who has finally found a use for his fiction-writing education ...to whitewash Islamists and the Obama administration...He bears responsibility for a great deal of what has gone wrong in American foreign and national security policy for the past few years.


I´d say this is hard to believe, given Rhodes´ utter lack of qualifications to hold such a high position in our government, but considering the rest of the Administration and most of the Democrat Party, this isn´t at all unusual. It´s a tragedy and just more pop-government to go along with our heaping helping of pop-POTUS.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stopevhillary, 5/5/2013 10:09:37 AM     (No. 9311477)

NO! No fall guys. Hillary and Obama started this fire, that´s who´s turning on the spit. Keep it turning.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Grambo, 5/5/2013 10:53:25 AM     (No. 9311545)

Two facts alone should spell the end for Obama and Hillary:

1) Obama lied repeatedly to the American people about an act of war against America, in order to further his own career.

2) Hillary was MIA for hours when her Ambassador was pleading for help and was subsequently tortured and murdered.

Those facts alone represent impeachable offences and dereliction of duty sufficient to end their careers.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/5/2013 11:00:31 AM     (No. 9311556)

And to think that Richard Nixon was held accountable for Watergate.

I´ve long held that Watergate and Benghazigate are at opposite ends of the corruption spectrum, and I maintain that view.

So WHY then has the Obama regime not been held accountable for the deaths of four Americans? Where is our Congress? Enough is enough.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: schnapps, 5/5/2013 11:09:19 AM     (No. 9311574)

Valerie Jarret is a man?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: flcracker, 5/5/2013 11:29:51 AM     (No. 9311613)

"Decimated"

This word does not mean "destroyed"; it literally means destroying 1/10th of something. Decimation was used by the Roman Army to punish - not destroy - one of their own units.

So, a "decimated" Al-Queda would be a punished Al-Queda, with about 9/10ths of its organization surviving.

Perhaps the White House DID used the word correctly.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 5/5/2013 11:38:55 AM     (No. 9311630)

No, #8, but Tom Donilon is, and he is the National Security Adviser Rhodes reports to, and the guy running Zero´s so-called national security apparatus from the beginning, even before he ousted Gen Jim Jones...both Jones and former Defense Secy Bob Gates said Donilon as NSAdv would be as disaster and they proved to be correct...net search him and his brother who is a heavy in Biden´s operation...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 5/5/2013 12:02:25 PM     (No. 9311666)

as a fiction writer, Ben Rhodes has certainly found his niche...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/5/2013 12:57:20 PM     (No. 9311710)

I am glad to see some names on Benghazi. We should have them on fast and furious. We need some names and tell all books about the WH, the attorney general´s office, state dept, and EPA. These are public offices, with public officials that have names, and their work is public business.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bison65, 5/5/2013 2:28:19 PM     (No. 9311813)

Fiction writing! We have a person (won´t even use the word man) in the White House who is a total fiction. Obama has a completely made up past and resume that would not get him a job as dog catcher. Never any accomplishments he earned with a by himself and a whole slew of Marxist anti-American and racist tutors. A fiction written very large.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: paral04, 5/5/2013 3:10:35 PM     (No. 9311856)

The buck stops at Hillary´s door. I hope the Republicans play hardball with this when Hillary runs. They should run "It´s no big deal quote" over and over

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