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House panel on Benghazi eyes White
House document, Panetta testimony

Fox News, by James Rosen

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Posted By:StormCnter, 10/18/2013 4:47:25 AM

As they wrap up their 13-month probe into the terrorist attacks in Benghazi that killed four Americans, congressional investigators have zeroed in on a press release issued the day before the murders by White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. They also are seeking fresh testimony from former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Staffers with the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations told Fox News they have reached the preliminary conclusion – as the Obama administration has long maintained – that no military rescue or remedy was feasible on the night of September 11, 2012, when U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/18/2013 6:34:48 AM     (No. 9570643)

I smell a whitewash.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/18/2013 6:49:08 AM     (No. 9570658)

More of the same. Crickets.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 10/18/2013 6:56:42 AM     (No. 9570667)

The key phrase that explains why this is going nowhere? Thirteen months.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rinktum, 10/18/2013 7:01:45 AM     (No. 9570675)

Questions that will never be answered. Why was Ambassador Stevens in Benghazi along with all those CIA agents? Why did the White House lie about the video being the eeason for the "protest"? This administration will never be held accountable for these deaths. The mediabots will see to that.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MMC, 10/18/2013 7:15:00 AM     (No. 9570689)

Basic question stil unanswered: who ordered the Stand Down- three times?"

I hope the spirits of these four Americans killed/ tortured haunt the perpetrators of treason the rest of their lives.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: jigzsaw, 10/18/2013 7:19:16 AM     (No. 9570694)

Gee, what a surprise. Talk about a wated effort.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Tallgrass Palms, 10/18/2013 7:37:16 AM     (No. 9570713)

"they have reached the conclusion that no military rescue was feasible on the night of September 11th"-----why didn´t they at least try to help our people crying out for help??

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lil dotty, 10/18/2013 7:46:42 AM     (No. 9570737)

And how much is this ´investigation´ costing US taxpayers? We are being conned once again. Frankly, This dance is not near as innovative and exciting as a ticket to "Riverdance" and no one died in that rendition. What a waste of time. No answers will ever be found and revealed.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: altoona, 10/18/2013 7:51:48 AM     (No. 9570746)

To summarize, the Congresspeople involved in the investigation will get goodies for their donor contractors in the upcoming defense authorization bill; they have their healthcare subsidies; and they see no point in further disturbing the beltway status quo with a search for the truth that might embarrass both the President and McCain. Look where taking a stand got Sens. Cruz and Lee, after all.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: EnsignO, 10/18/2013 7:57:32 AM     (No. 9570763)

If there weren´t any "assets" available to come to their aid, then why do we tout the American military as always ready, at any time - day or night - to deploy to wherever they are needed?

This kind of makes the might of the American military look wimpy and weak. I wonder if that wasn´t Obama´s strategy all along? Of course we must remember Barry went to bed that night and couldn´t be disturbed, so that the real president, Valerie Jarrett, was in control. This kind of sent a message to her Muslim friends, didn´t it?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: BarryNo, 10/18/2013 7:58:13 AM     (No. 9570767)

One way or the other, this Administration will pay for their crimes.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: The Architect, 10/18/2013 8:02:07 AM     (No. 9570774)

"they have reached the conclusion that no military rescue was feasible on the night of September 11th"

Yeah, I could see how they would make that decision. When you don´t even try at all, rescue is clearly not feasible.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Judith, 10/18/2013 8:14:33 AM     (No. 9570798)

The republicans are doing what they do best, assuming the fetal position and hoping everything passes over them. And, after the loss of the last week, they will resume walking up right ONLY after they have a clear view of how to operate like a lunatic dem.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Judith, 10/18/2013 8:17:26 AM     (No. 9570799)

One more thing. In the country I grew up in, we sent in the cavalry, even if it arrived too late. I really don´t know what country this is anymore, but I don´t like it and I don´t feel proud of it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: knarfski, 10/18/2013 8:20:10 AM     (No. 9570803)

So, we may be hearing that the four men who were slaughtered could not be helped; that they were in a situation that was beyond any attempt to help them.

This may turn out to be little more than an evasive rationalization--as such, it surely fails to summon the "better angels of our nature."

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Reply 16 - Posted by: jinx, 10/18/2013 8:38:37 AM     (No. 9570834)

We know more about what happened at the Alamo than we know about what happened in Benghazi. In this age of technology, that should be impossible. Hillary still has much to answer for and refuses. Maybe when Barry went to bed, Valerie gave the order. Hmmmmmm.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Felixcat, 10/18/2013 8:47:25 AM     (No. 9570855)

#14 - it´s not so much the country I don´t like anymore or feel proud of. It´s our elected representative government that I don´t like or feel proud of anymore.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: MDConservative, 10/18/2013 8:56:43 AM     (No. 9570872)

Hillary was ultimately right, it doesn´t make any difference. Sigh...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/18/2013 9:08:39 AM     (No. 9570890)

"they have reached the conclusion that no military rescue was feasible on the night of September 11th"

Does anybody really believe this? Well I have reached the conclusion that our country is lost.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: M2, 10/18/2013 9:14:34 AM     (No. 9570900)

On September 10, 2012, the day before the Benghazi attacks, Carney’s office issued a four-sentence press release stating that earlier that day, President Obama had met with “key national security principals” to discuss “the steps taken to protect U.S. persons and facilities abroad…on the eve of the eleventh anniversary of September 11th.”


As they wrap up their 13-month probe into the terrorist attacks in Benghazi that killed four Americans,...

What probe? Did you hear anything coming out of this alleged "probe"?

...the preliminary conclusion – as the Obama administration has long maintained – that no military rescue or remedy was feasible on the night of September 11, 2012,...

Lie. The people who could have come to the rescue said they were able to do it.

...House investigators have also determined that the reason no military forces could be rallied to intervene in Benghazi is because U.S. military assets were poorly postured ...

Lie. See above.

But staffers on the panel told Fox News they are working in tandem with other House subcommittees whose purview may enable them to secure such evidence.

Lie. Nothing of the truth will come out.

Fox News attempted to pose a question about this to the former secretary. But the moderator forbade it and Panetta’s office did not respond to an attempt by Fox News to discuss the subject off-camera.

Why didn´t he respond? Another Dossier?

Please. Lies, damn lies and more damn lies.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Razorgirl, 10/18/2013 9:55:38 AM     (No. 9570998)

Oh. Well, now that this is settled, maybe they can get back to that Fast and Furious thingy.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: TheNewColdWar, 10/18/2013 10:07:13 AM     (No. 9571017)

The position that nothing could be done in time is illogical because, at the time it was occurring, no one could know how long the event would last.

Or, put another way, could nothing be done if the Secretary of State was being attacked?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 10/18/2013 10:30:34 AM     (No. 9571062)

Any cynic would tell you this is the way it would end, with a whimper, no bang for our buck. It´s the way the game is played in Washington. Now on to bigger things, getting Hillary elected with all of this forgotten.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Billyc, 10/18/2013 11:07:38 AM     (No. 9571127)

Absolutely absurd reasoning on the comments by this administration night of 9/11 in Benghazi. First the American people do not know what stompy feet was doing other than snoring. Panetta the day after the Benghazi attack on the US Compound said on the telly that they had no one on standby geographically to help the men fighting for their lives at Benghazi. Absolute rot ,there were US fighters based in Sicily a 25 to 40 minutes flight time from Benghazi. There was at that time a comtingent of US troops training in the former Yugoslavia territories who could have assisted .Why is it taking over a year for any truth about aspects of the Benghazi consulate fire and death of 4 US citizens.Why did Obama lie about who attacked the Benghazi Consulate and why does this administration under Obama still keep a gag on each individual who was fortunate to get to safety.Why with all the sophisticated equipment et al are no suspects of these killings aprehended .What a lot of people are wondering why is it taking so long to investigate other wrong doings by this White House. The Republican and Democratic commision investigating Benghazi , Fast and Furious , and the IRS political dynamite took off on a months vacation . With so many serious criminal trials to cover, a month´s vacation should have been foregone.President Nixon was removed from office because of Watergate and also politically interfering with the IRS.Enough said.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: provide, 10/18/2013 11:10:23 AM     (No. 9571131)

Get Sandy Berger to grab and stuff. That will make things disappear.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/18/2013 11:33:10 AM     (No. 9571173)

Do yourself a favor and watch this exchange. Rosen will never get another question.


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Reply 27 - Posted by: Woodabela, 10/18/2013 11:50:56 AM     (No. 9571194)

Does the lead sentence float the notion that Jay Carney committed the four Benghazi murders? The WH has to put the blame somewhere, might as well be on that overbearing bozo.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/18/2013 1:00:44 PM     (No. 9571303)

The other big unanswered question is - where was 0bama? He must have been doing something extremely damning or we would have been told, even if we were told a lie. So far, not one word. My guess - cuddled up with Reggie and too coked out to make any decisions.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: karo, 10/18/2013 2:20:14 PM     (No. 9571446)

Saw that one on TV last night, 26. Carney is such a snot. I would love it the most if he ends up on the hook for this one. He would fit nicely under the bus.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Mike6, 10/18/2013 4:26:30 PM     (No. 9571606)

The conclusion that no help was availabe for eight hours to help our four trapped men in Bebghazi is a lie. I read that there was a Special Foreces team in Tripoli ready to fly to Benghazi and they were told to "STAND DOWN", three times by someone in the White House. Perhaps we have muslim lovers running our military policy who leave American wonded men behind to be murdered by muslim beasts.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: janylou, 10/18/2013 10:02:20 PM     (No. 9571929)

Since Obama is the CIC, he is the one ultimately responsible for these days. If he had a conscious, he would resign for dereliction of duty!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 10/19/2013 2:35:08 AM     (No. 9572069)

Obama did not sign a Cross Border authority....he gave a stand down order...while he diddled

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FORT WORTH — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery today, her campaign said Tuesday. “After experiencing shoulder and right arm pain in recent weeks, Sen. Davis will have a routine surgical procedure to remove bone spurs and degenerative discs that are creating compression on the nerves in her neck,” campaign spokesman Zac Petkanas said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a common issue experienced by runners and endurance athletes,” he said. Davis, of Fort Worth, will undergo the outpatient surgery at the Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute. Dr. Thomas Ellis will perform the

The Folly Of The Bundy Ranch Rebellion
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The Federalist, by Grace Olmstead    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 4:21:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s the stuff of Westerns: a showdown on the desert plains, the big bad government against an underdog farmer. Though the story has only grabbed national headlines in the past several days, rancher Cliven Bundy has illegally grazed cattle on the Nevada land surrounding his farm for over 20 years. He hasn’t paid grazing fees since 1993, and refuses to renew the necessary grazing permit.(Snip)Rather than using the avenues and pathways presented to him, Bundy has staunchly declared his own law and allegiances. Unfortunately, reality doesn’t work this way. If only it did—we could rebel for paying stupid taxes, refuse to

Obama administration gives Detroit
$100 million for ´blight removal´

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American Thinker, by Rick Moran    Original Article
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The cash infusion by the federal government is actually going to help the city pay pensions, even though they´re playing a kind of shell game with the money. As for "blight removal," perhaps they could start with city hall. Reuters: Michigan officials and President Barack Obama´s Administration are discussing a plan to free up $100 million in federal money to aid Detroit´s retired city workers, the Detroit Free Press reported on Tuesday. Citing two people familiar with the talks, the newspaper said the talks were centered around federal money flowing to Michigan for blight removal. Under the plan, $100 million

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