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The drip, drip, drip of Benghazi
Washington Times, by Joseph Curl

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/20/2014 5:30:46 AM

Another day, another revelation on Benghazi. The “bipartisan” Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last week put out a scathing report on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on U.S. diplomatic outposts in Libya, citing “systematic failures” that led to the death of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. While the heavily redacted report released to the American public spread the blame, the committee repeatedly pointed the finger at former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s State Department. In perhaps the most significant finding, the report said the intelligence community (IC), including the CIA, NSA and Pentagon, among others, delivered many warnings

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 1/20/2014 6:23:21 AM     (No. 9698413)

According to the media, the only drips are Republicans. Yeah, keep the bridge in the news until Christie resigns.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rinktum, 1/20/2014 6:38:29 AM     (No. 9698421)

The fixers are out if you read the comments following the article. They have their marching orders. They are to protect Hillary and Obama no matter what and paint the Republicans as irrational witch-hunters. Evidently, we just need to move on and they are suggesting the Ambassador was at fault. They will blame anyone but Hillary, "What difference, at this point, does it make", Clinton. The Clinton´s will employ legions of commenters to spread their lies. That´s what they are good at, and it has proved effective in the past. They are having trouble trying to defend the lie she told to the families while standing in front of their sons´ caskets however. That alone should disqualify her for any further public office. The woman lacks a moral compass. She is fundamentally a politically driven animal.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NancyD, 1/20/2014 6:44:38 AM     (No. 9698427)

Can anyone recall the report that CBS 60 Minutes did and the reporterette got pummeled by MSM? I can´t recall what she supposedly did wrong, but has she been vindicated with any of the new info that is being released?



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Reply 4 - Posted by: dodge boy, 1/20/2014 8:16:05 AM     (No. 9698520)

In re #2, we should also keep in mind that Obie´s cyber-warriers are also monitoring the resistance (that´s us). If we gain too much traction in opposition to a potential candidacy by hill, Bite Me, or anyone for that matter, we can expect to get marginalized and destroyed on an individual basis.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: congaree53, 1/20/2014 8:53:18 AM     (No. 9698577)

Drip, drip into 2016? Please! In the most recent issues polls I´ve seen, respondents cite their concern with the economy, government, health care, etc. Not even one percent mention foreign affairs, not Benghazi, not Iran. No one cares, and the neocons have nobody to blame but themselves.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fed-up, 1/20/2014 9:19:37 AM     (No. 9698603)

It took over a year after the Watergate break in to gather enough information to hold the select committee hearings. I am only partially optimistic that the Republicans will have the stomach to press this. I know we have a few that are genuinely on this to the bitter end, but too many have their finger in the wind for their own election to force it.

I ask again.. what are they waiting for? 2015? By then, it will look political against Hillary, and who could not agree.

Those 4 men deserve better than politics being played over their dead bodies by anyone.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ocho reales, 1/20/2014 11:15:45 AM     (No. 9698760)

Lou Dobbs had retired Admiral James Lyons on his show repeatedly after Benghazi happened. Lyons said that the whole episode was a CIA operation to supply the Syrian rebels with leftover weaponry from the Libyan war. That was the reason for the CIA annex and all those support personnel who were in charge of re-gathering the weapons. What went wrong is still unstated but obviously the jihadists in Benghazi didn´t want their supply of weapons removed so they launched an attack. A theory that this was Zippy´s way of trading the Ambassador for the blind sheik I believe to be bogus. That does not pass the smell test. The reason why this whole episode has been hushed up is that it was a CIA covert operation to begin with and the Administration was caught flat footed and cannot admit to that fact even today. That is further the reason why the bogus story of the videotape surfaced: To conceal the real reason for the CIA ongoing operation.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/20/2014 11:43:04 AM     (No. 9698799)

One of the biggest lies of all - - considering how many big lies there are about Benghazi - - is that there weren´t any resources available to rescue the Americans under siege.

We know now - - after the fact - - that the attacks lasted for seven or eight hours. But at the time - - how would anyone have known how long the attacks would go on?

Why weren´t resources which were ten hours away - - or even ten days away - - immediately put into motion to rescue our brave men?

The "oh, they couldn´t have gotten there in time" mantra is as vicious a lie as the vile leftists have ever told.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: hotcorner, 1/20/2014 12:50:09 PM     (No. 9698881)

Obama won the election. That was the goal. Obama and Clinton are the central decision makers and responsible for Benghazi. Where they were and the details of the meetings and decisions they made that evening are coming next in the drip, drip.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: walcb, 1/20/2014 8:59:34 PM     (No. 9699435)

#7 is dead on, can´t be said any clearer.

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