Normally, I have no difficulty writing this column. I see it as a way to provide busy readers a coherent narrative of the best of the week's most important news -- largely as reported by the alternative media and ignored by its richer, fatter and lazier media opposition. This week is sadly different. The latest news coming out about the murder of our ambassador and three other brave Americans in Ben Ghazi is so horrifying and shocking I can take no pleasure in writing about it. It's still largely unreported by the legacy media.
Here's our question to the repulsive Joe BiteME, who asked the father of his murdered son if his son 'always had balls the size of cue balls' - Mr. VP, have you always had a brain the size of a peanut?
Well stated, Clarice! This really is a crass, vulgar, disingenuous, disrespectful, uncaring, prevaricating bunch of marxist weasels that lie about their lying and plunge to new depths everyday. Get out, get lost, get ....
I'll bet Valerie Jarrett's fingerprints are all over this. After all, she controls Barry. I heard a Republican criticizing the administration, and Axelrod had the audacity to say that the Rep. had no business talking about it since he had never served in the military. Well, neither have Obama, Hillary, or Valerie or Rice and I am not sure about Pannetta.
Panetta’s bios says he served in the Army from ’64 to ’66. But who really knows? Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) lied about serving in Vietnam but the voters elected him anyway. Sen. Mark Kirk (D-IL) was caught lying about his military record but was elected anyway. I figure Panetta has an embellished military resume. He had lots of training in the art of ambiguity and spin as Slick Willy’s WH chief of staff from ’93-’97. Most Dem politicians are dishonorable liars, yet they are continually elevated to higher office by voters or presidential appointments.
The truth of what happened in Libya has been so completely lost in partisan screaming during the election that I have completely tuned out. When the election is over it may be possible to discover what the truth is.
Leon Panetta was a not very good Congressman by ANY standard, for longer than he should have been. He is, was and will always be a nothing-burger-bureaucrat looking for a place to land. IMHO, he has no more business being Secretary of Defense than Gen. Petraeus has being CIA Director. Which, BTW is most likely why they were both appointed to those positions.. Thanks for the info #10, we'll be watching to see what the General says, or even more important does NOT say about the latest debacle of the criminal-enterprise, A/K/A the obama-administration..
The natural instincts of any decent human being who sees anyone, even an animal, in danger is to do whatever they can to help. We hear countless stories of heroes, from the very young to the very old, coming to the aid of those in harm's way. We hear stories of animals heeding their instincts to come to the aid of those in danger. But, this cold, calculating, self-serving "leader" of the free world, who has the power to say the word and send help to anyone anywhere, without harm to himself, refused help to those whom it is his duty to protect, and prevented others, over whom he has power, from doing their duty and following their instincts to help our own.
We, the people in this country, still have the power to elect our leaders. We have the power to hold them accountable. This country is in as much in danger of being destroyed, under our current leadership, as that consulate in Benghazi. We have One who watches over all of us in real time, and has the ultimate power to save us. May we humbly turn to him for help, wisdom, and guidance to save our country, just as our founders and framers did to build it. And, may we do what is right in his sight.
That the media - whose job it is to hold the government's feet to the fire - is complicit in the administration's attempts to make Benghazi disappear disgusts me. Nowadays we must fend for ourselves on the internet since honesty is being buried by those who traditionally have been entrusted to find and tell us the truth.
"Stand Down, Obama and your administration. All of you. Stand Down. You've failed to carry out your responsibilities of office. You treated American lives, including that of an ambassador -- the official representative of your country -- with utter disregard for their safety. You've lied to us about this tragedy so many times and in so many ways you can no longer credibly lead. You're crass and vulgar and without regard for truth, law or common decency and deserve to be drummed out of office."
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Bad Dog, 10/28/2012 9:36:50 AM (No. 8969072)
Amen, #19. Your words will stay with me through these next few trying days. We have issued our call for help at this time, with our humility and apologies for ignoring the True One in the past - it seems now as if our prayers and call for help may be answered. If not, we will have much more to do and very little time for it.
There is much analogy here....
I ***believe*** our highest Commander will come to our assistance in our time of national crisis. But we have to be true.
After November 6th and the January inauguration, the Romney administration should launch right into a criminal proceeding. Between this and the financial cliff, we have a very unsettling 2013 ahead of us.
When President Romney takes office, he must not pull a Gerald Ford and pardon Obama.
For the record, I agree that Ford was right to pardon Nixon. I won't go into the reasons why, but suffice it to say - Nixon was no Obama. Nixon was a true patriot and loved our country.
This horrendous, murder of our Ambassador and three other Americans, which could have been prevented by a simple command to save them, must be prosecuted to the fullest extent.
As I have stated on other threads over the last two days, Obama and his cohorts are an accessory to murder, and their punishment should correspond to that crime. The famous picture of those who killed Lincoln being hanged comes to mind.
Stand down, stand down all of you. Never seen such absolute disregard for human life in the midst of battle by a sitting President. Shameful. God help us as a country, we will "stand you down" November 6.
Ldotters, pray, donate (it's not too late), volunteer (we can make calls to other states if we happen to live in a Blue state): http://www.mittromney.com/call-home-landing
Make it your goal to get one person who you personally know, and who is not voting, to vote for Romney/Ryan. Or, to persuade one person who is voting for Obama, not to vote. If everyone of us does all of the above, we can get these dishonest, dishonorable, crude and un-American people out of our government. At least for awhile.
There are still details that have not been disclosed, for whatever reasons. Today, there was a link to a blog, closed for obvious and publicly posted reasons, that said that two Seals were responsible for saving 20 lives and killing 60 attackers before dying themselves. Doesn't that sound like the kind of detail we should have? Doesn't that sound like a little support could have made all the difference? What are the ROEs for staff?
Don't let this get buried and, yes, impeach. If there's truth to this: Impeach.
I will never ever forget how the NYT and all the MSM ran that lame Valerie Plume story to death, they had that nothing of a story going front page for months. And now to see them all ignoring a true story, a horrible story like this make my blood boil more than usual at them. I hate the MSM.
This catastrophe was followed 3 days later by an attack on a NATO air base in Afghanistan that resulted in the death of senior Marine Commander and the destruction on the ground of 8 Harrier jump jets. Our Commander in Chief is incapable of protecting our men and our assets. He needs to be voted out of office and then examined for criminal and civil charges.
#21, very good points. The Choomgangsta won’t even help his Aunt Zeituni and Uncle Onyango, both in the US illegally. Oh wait, they haven’t been deported yet and are still free loading, so he might have intervened somehow. And half brother George is still living in a shack in Kenya, Seems like a caring, compassionate CIC would at least bring his kinfolks into the WH and let them share free room and board with his mother-in law.
If he ignores his own flesh and blood, why would he care about anyone else, including protecting our own citizens from terrorist attacks, a la Benghazi?
Posters are wrong here. A bad military decision or even ignoring Americans in peril is not grounds for impeachment. 0bama has plenty of laws he has broken that ARE grounds for impeachment and they are being ignored. However, this kind of behavior routinely gets generals and other officers fired and as the (alleged) CIC 0bama MUST be fired this election. I'm wondering why there aren't people in the (smallish) crowds at 0bama rallies starting to call him a murderer.
The Benghazi abandonment of the ambassador is eerily similar to the scene in The Godfather where Don Corleone should have been surrounded by security but Michael found him in an empty hospital with assassins on the way. Who would want the ambassador dead or captured? The Libyans certainly didn't issue the orders to stand down. There is big treachery afoot here and the regime didn't have time to coordinate the lies.
Ms Feldman expresses the horror and shock so many decent Americans feel at the blood soaked indecency of this administration. Obama must be impeached after the election so history will know the truth so pathetically hidden by the dying media. Although the Democrat Senate will not remove him from office , God Willing , We the People will have taken care of that on Nov 6.
I recall that the Black Hawk Down fiasco in Somalia under Clinton convinced the islamicists that America was a paper tiger. They believed that all that was necessary to make America run was a few casualties. This will renew them in that belief and encourage them to be more aggressive. They are going around bragging publicly about defeating America. It is only the useless president they have defeated but they will not understand that in their arrogance! Many more will die before the fallout of this failure to act is overcome!
I appreciate all of these elequent comments on an excruciatingly profound Clarice essay, because i am so angry and heartbroken that words come haltingly.
The total failure of establishment media to hound the BO regime for the truth is deplorable and an outrage against the Constitution.
The Founders had put so much trust in the media being the guardians of the People. What a joke are the old, tired, effete media... only FOX is an exception, but then, FOX is not really one of the "in crowd media."
There is, of course, the "new media" for which we are so grateful.
Sadly and dangerously, a great many people still rely on the establishment media. Their folly; our chagrin.
Liberty hangs in the balance when Truth is a worthless commodity for a majority of people. We need to demonstrate that TRUTH is the ESSENTIAL commodity.
The day after the murderous violence in Benghazi, Obama, with haggard Hillary by his side, makes a platitudinous speech about 9/11 and generalizes about terrorism. Then he flies off to Reno, etc., for fund-raising and campaigning, and days and days and nights, lots of 'em, of fun and frivolity on comedy shows.
--doesn't this say all we need to know about the man?
These walking talking full colostomy bags in the WH situation room remind me of what I used to tell my nubile daughters when they were dating. I would ask them if they knew how to tell when an adolescent boy was lying. They would usually respond negatively and I would tell them that his lip are moving. With the obama group, when they have sound coming out of their mouths and their lips are moving, you know that they are lying.
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