60 Minutes had an absolutely devastating report on the Obama administration’s failure to protect Ambassador Chris Stevens and other Americans in Benghazi. I’ll post the video when available (update – available and added), but the heart of the report is that there were clear and unequivocal warnings which were ignored, and the Obama administration lied about these warnings after the attack. Hillary and Obama blamed a video and stood by the caskets perpetuating that lie. And remember how almost all of the media obsessed with Mitt Romney’s statement over Benghazi, and colluded to ask Romney gotcha questions while downplaying and obfuscating what really
I for one hold out no hope of this going anywhere. The Republicans have let this drop completely. When was the last time you heard a Rep or Senator talking about it? IMHO this is just an exercise in getting all the dirty laundry out; then as the the campaign heats up they can claim it´s old news.
It´s Obama´s fault and no one else´s. Well, Hillary too. She also missed her moment, the moment when you´re supposed to know it is time to risk your career to do what´s right. the 2 am phone call. It came. She blew it.
It is a dirty damn shame. We have a government that CAN NOT be trusted to act for the American People; a Quisling media that has been bought and paid for by zero and his regime; AND a so-called republican party that is afraid of it´s own shadow. May God help us survive this gaggle of Liars, Cheats and Theives.
I wasn´t disappointed. The report all but said the administration lied (Jay Carney saying the attack appeared spontaneous). And Ambassador Stevens was found in an Al Qaeda controlled hospital? When have we hear that before? Another bombshell: one of the suspected planners of the attack had been a Guantanamo detainee! CBS needs to keep digging. There is more to this story that needs to be told.
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The Advocate, 10/28/2013 1:15:24 AM (No. 9585415)
Obamas Lied. Susan Rice lied. Hilary lied. Carney-appropriately named as the Clown in this circus of the macbre and depraved-LIED. All to win the election so they could continue to cover up their criminal activity, loot the Treasury, support the MB terrorists who were also on the ground in Benghazi. As the Usurper in the WH said, " Vote for REVENGE." Treason. Hilary must NEVER be CIC /POTUS-ambassador Stevens blood is on her hands and his.
Every "progressive" supporter of Dear Leader Barack cheers His Majesty´s YouTube video lie. They cheer it, instead of being ashamed of adoring such a phony liar. And when Dear Leader Barack told the world at the UN after the embassy murders that "the future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam", His Majesty´s "progressive" supporters wet their pants in ecstasy over his "tolerant", "diverse" and "multicultural" worldview, even though His rhetorical bowing to Islamists insulted the office of President of the United States. That´s the problem here with exposing Dear Leader Barack´s lies - his sheep love, and need, the lies.
It is about time that Boehner appoints a select committee on Benghazi as well as the IRS scandal. And while he is at it, maybe it is time to have one on Obamacare too, on why so much of the taxpayer dollars ended up in the hands of Obama´s buddies.
Well, at least they arrested that evil, conservative YouTube video maker. After all, if he were still at large, the future might belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam! Nothing is more important than that, even a few dead ambassadors.
Could be CBS is just trying to say "case closed" with this, seeing as they´ve now done an "exposé" and Dear Leader´s fingerprints are nowhere to be seen. How very convenient for Dear Leader.
Hillary quit her job because she needed to distance herself from this scandal. It didn´t work, she has blood on her hands but her followers don´t care. She is the greatest thing since the automatic transmission because she is female and a Clinton. She will shamelessly run for POTUS because it´s HER turn.
As for barack, the alleged CIC, he should have resigned in shame and been incarcerated in Leavenworth or Gitmo with his brothers. Instead, he has continued his perpetual crime spree and claims to be a legitimate leader of America. The next election should be a bloodbath for the democrats and all senior republicans but I believe that more than half of the American people will remain blind and stupid.
I will anxiously await the hard questions that Jay Carney gets in today´s briefing. Will anyone hold his feet to the fire? Also, it will be interesting to hear what the talking heads have to say. Bob Beckel swears this is a big bowl of nothingness and the Republicans are on a witch hunt. At this point, I have serious doubt that anyone will ever know the full extent of the government´s involvement in Benghazi. As always, whatever truth emerges, Obama will be blameless. Hillary make take the hit this time because I just don´t believe the Clinton´s have the juice they once had. The progressive movers and shakers may have moved from Hillary to Elizabeth Warren who seems to be much more manageable.
You can rest assured that the compliant, milquetoast Elois of the White House Press Corps will challenge nothing of any substance. There no longer is a "news" media, there is nothing but a gaggle of slobbering, pandering "C" average journalist majors.
America suffered international embarrassment during the eight years of the Clinton-Rodham "most ethical administration ever" by allowing Bill and Hillary to go on their show, hold hands and have her forgive him got the Jennifer Flowers affair. Hillary knew there were many others and that she was married to a lying, abusive, draft dodging sexual predator and I suspect CBS knew as well (I did) . . . BUT they let them go on with that charade anyway and save his candidacy,
CBS / 60 Minutes owes the nation reparations for their many journalistic indiscretions and they might just have a chance to be viewed as a legitimate new outlet once again if they actually follow through with this and save the country from the incompetent wrath of this chubby huckster and her husband this time around.
I wouldn´t berate Repubs on this since as far as I know hearings are still ongoing. They´ve just been kept out of the media spotlight. One has to ask "Why now, 60 Minutes?" I won´t try to guess, but I suspect it´s to try to help Hilly in some way that´s not obvious yet. Time will tell.
I didn´t see the show and don´t have time to watch the video right now, but I just wanted to say this - most of us here on Lucianne knew that we were being lied to within minutes of the first reports on Benghazi. Only zippy´s koolade slurpers couldn´t figure that out.
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Bad Dog, 10/28/2013 8:07:37 AM (No. 9585612)
Oh come now. We are not all that naive, are we?
As pointed out by #23, 60 Minutes has been the go-to show for the Clintons to get their faked public redemption. This may have looked like an attack on Hillary by CBS, but it was CBS´s opportunity to help her out by making this incident ´´old news´´ by 2016. They´re being ´´tough´´ on her now, so she can gain her public redemption quickly, and by President Hillary time, all is over and forgotten.
After all, 2016 is HER TURN. 2008 was her turn too, and now THEY OWE HER.
Gee. What a lot of questions and Lara asked NONE. WHO said stand down and let these people be slaughtered? Who denied their pleas for more security leading up to the attack? Who lied their asses off after the attack? I never heard the name Obama or Clinton mentioned once, and they ran this horror show. As usual, 60 minutes is a joke. 60 minutes and their little drama queen hottie in the tight blue dress just hovered above the incident, asking NO TOUGH QUESTIONs.
Way over a year later and not one mention of Hillary Clinton´s role in all of this, OR the fact that Obama went to bed so he could be up and ready for a campaign trip the next morning. And of course H. Clinton could not be reached for comment for weeks as she went to a pre-scheduled wine tasting (in Australia?) The very fact that "60 Minutes" did even this much is a miracle of sorts.
Look at both Hillary and Obama´s history/pattern re mysterious deaths: Obama and his Trinity church murders and Hillary with her extensive rap sheet of deaths. Some web sites on the net are now detailing why each of the people were murdered under Hillary and Bill. Ron Brown was whacked bc he knew too much about Enron, proclaimed, "I´m too old to go to jail. If I go down I´ll take everyone else with me". He was only two weeks away from testifying re a bribe paid by Dynamic Energy Sources. Vince Foster knew too much about Waco. It says it was Hillary who actually ordered the attack on the Waco compound. The Clintons had both of these men´s remains cremated as in autopsy-proof.
So considering what happened in Benghazi, perhaps Chris Stevens knew something on Hillary or this administration. Since Obama has been buddy buddy with Al Qaeda perhaps there was US collusion on the attack, the attackers were enabled by the DC commies. With a Guantanamo detainee present, it adds fuel to the fire.
60 Minutes covers a story that they could have gotten from the internet a year ago, and pretends it is something new. CBS did not cover it then, when the truth should have been told, but they chose not to, and are only telling it now because of the overwhelming weight of the truth, which does not need the rotten sanction of a corrupt news organization like CBS.
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Personally I don´t believe that CBS will fit inside of Fort Marcey Park. I´m with some here who believe the Democrat Party is trying to dump Hillary in advance of the next election. Yes, the same Beast that is getting all of those awards from ultra left wing universities and organizations.
In an attempt to get through all of this clutter and baloney, remember that Barry is in office and Hillary is not. If she still has Presidential aspirations after this, she needs a reality check. She will get all of the blame.
Now for our reality check. The Republican majority in the House is much too chicken to impeach Barry. If there was a majority of Tea Party/Conservatives controlling the agenda there, it would be in process by now.
You also wouldn´t get the Senate to confirm it, but at least they would be on record by individual vote. Now.. back to the Democrat owned and drastically failing Unaffordable Obama Care Last Act and the failure of Barry to protect out borders and citizens.
The idea of rewarding criminals who cross our borders with citizenship is preposterous. Any politician who votes that way is history. We don´t need a comprehensive immigration plan, we need a thorough deportation plan.
Can there be any doubt? 60 Minutes is the Communist administration´s HIGH MINISTRY OF PROPAGANDA ! Overwhelming, constantly building pressure. One year later, finally, they had to issue some sort of legitimate sounding statement for the record, but never mentioned the names of the bloodthirsty conspirators who ordered the murdering stand down of Benghazi. CBS completely censored out all excerpts of Hillary´s subterfuge and foul denials. Murder is her business, when remembering her close friends, Vince Foster, Ron Brown, the slaughter of the children at Waco, and well over 100 more deaths, to be found on the finely detailed internet list titled, "The Body Count of Hillary and Bill". The censoring press and TV media is complicit in all past Hillary and Bill crimes, as it is today in all Hillary and Obama´s crimes. As if one, TV propagandists Steve Pelley, Brian Williams and Diane Sawyer are all in on it together.
Let me give you my conspiracy theory...0bama figured that the media would not pay any attention to the murders of 4 Americans in the Benghazi attack. So he went to bed and paid no attention to the story. And he was, of course, correct. The media took the "movie story" and ran with it, never really getting the terrorist side of this. Hillary gets off scot-free. We have no one in the gov., WH or State Department who pay the consequences. After all it´s an "old story. It is a scandal. A Huge scandal. It will not be solved by this admin. Ever. Remember those who died. DO NOT forget.
And they stood there when the bodies arrived in the USA like they cared. Can you imagine her as Commander in Chief ?! May God have mercy on the families that were forced to endure this. The lies will continue but at every campaign stop for Hillary someone should be there to shout ´You left them to die´
I´m not sure people should be quite so cynical and tin hat about CBS. This isn´t the only good thing they´ve done lately. Sharyl Atkisson is still employed & tapping away at the regime on various fronts & I´ve seen pesky stories from other reporters as well. If you´re on FB, I would advise ´liking´ Sharyl and checking it out. Her status yesterday was to be sure & watch Lara´s story on 60 Minutes. Bryan Terry is one of the items on her plate, and the IRS. She is a hero of the first order to me, because so rare.
We don´t need any news agency to tell us what is a scandal. We decide. Who writes tripe like this article? Benghazi is a shame and we knew it the moment it happened. ALL involved should hang their heads and resign from public life. Honor should require them to resign from life but such nobility does not exist in U.S. politics. Honor is extinct.
Sorry for the double post, but there is no way the White House would have cleared that. It showed Carney saying it was a spontaneous incident, contrasted with people on the ground saying that the had warned an Al Qaeda attack was coming and that it was well-coordinated and rehearsed. One of the alleged planners was a former Gitmo inmate. Who released him? Also, Amb. Stevens wasn´t helped by any Libyans, as had been reported. He was found in an Al Qaeda controlled hospital.
Is this being brought out to cover the scandal of Obamacare? (non bid contract etc) The only time we seem to find out a tiny bit of the truth is when it comes out to cover a previous one. The White House is saying "Look, shiny bauble to see over there". Pathetic.
I wonder why Lara Logan was chosen to present this segment? I am truly sorry about her experience in Tahrir Square, and I do recognize her courage. However, Sharyl Attkisson has been the CBS Correspondent who has been indefatigable in her attention to this story. Ms. Atkinsson is the reporter who’s work was singled out by cyber criminals, most likely working for our government! She has the greatest credibility concerning this sordid episode and is the best qualified to expose the present administration´s feckless disregard for the safety of the Americans in it’s employ. Until I hear from her, I remain as suspicious of CBS´s motives as everyone else on this thread.
Bingo #54...just more Kabuki to distract from their communist agenda
..this is but a distraction from Obamacare and Valerie Jarrett stories with her daughter, her son-in-law...and their CGi jobs...
and Valeries sisters son in law CEO Dwight Bush III of Shore Bank, now recapitalized by the heavy hand to Urban Bank...look up sits exponential growth into Islamabad...look at Jarrets mother Barbara Bowman from the Erikson Institute,friend of communist Ayers, is also a communist. They are robbing this country blind...
Communists abound in Jarrett´s family..and Obama´s
--her grandfather Robert Taylor - Activist and Self- avowed communist...her mothers sister Ann dibble cook, now Jordan, of Vernon Jordan fame...Ann´s ex husband brother-in-aw to Barbra Bowman, Attorney to the Nation of Islam-- Rufus Cook...
Look it up ...wake up....don´t be so easily played
The Benghazi story is far more damning to the Administration than the Obamacare debacle. I´m sure they didn´t want to highlight how they stood by as four Americans, including an Ambassador, were murdered, even if it deflected the bad news about Obamacare.
Try this again. The Obama people, in collusion with the Muslim Brotherhood and Morsi, had some political theater planned for 9/11.
There would be demonstrations in Cairo (and other places if they could swing it), Obama and others would blame some anti-Muslim video, Dempsey would telephone a Florida minister to link it up to American Christians, and the Christian Right would be intimidated into silence and neutralized in the 2012 election for fear of being labeled anti-Muslim haters. Any chatter that was picked up between June and September and passed up the chain was assumed by those in the know at the top to be referring to their little planned "spontaneous" demonstration and was dismissed.
But al Qaeda showed up in Benghazi instead of a MB rent-a-mob, and hell broke loose. Stiffing it out, they stuck with the video narrative while they thought up a new lie.
Think it´s a bit too cute? Think back on the planted contraceptive ban question in the Republican debate to set up the "war on women" narrative.
So what? This is CBS´ cover story when Hillary! runs in 2016 and opponents (especially those evil, sexist, anarchists, terrorist, oops, forgot racist, Republicans) bring this.
Hillary! or Dear Leader Obama´s role -- not even their NAMES -- were brought up in the story.
CBS will, when this is an issue again, point to this story and say they´ve looked at it, and nothing is left to learn.
Compare that to Dan Rather in 2004 with his "fake but accurate" 60 Minutes II story on the Democrat-operative provided fake papers trying to lie about George W. Bush. They didn´t restrict that story to a 10-15 minute segement, did they?
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