In an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “Geraldo at Large” Sunday night, Charles Woods, father of slain Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods, said President Barack Obama did not do all he could to save the four Americans who were killed in a terrorist raid on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Obama should have reacted sooner, he said, because the consulate was American soil. “I was contacted by military personnel yesterday, who told me an interesting fact. And that is any consulate anywhere in the world is American soil,” Woods said.
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Fiesta del sol, 10/29/2012 6:27:04 AM (No. 8970789)
Well, I just watched Hussein on Morning Joe call it a 'tragedy', not terrorism. No follow up questions from Joe or Mika, just let him tell his lies. 26 minutes into Morning Joe and no other mentions of Benghazi. Of course.
Following the rules set up by Liberals during the Bush years, this father's "moral authority" is "absolute" and he must be listened to... Yeah, and liberals I know took down the "dissent is the highest form of patriotism" signs as soon as Obama was elected. Now it's "unpatriotic" to question the president. And they cannot see the double standard here.
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Bad Dog, 10/29/2012 8:00:15 AM (No. 8970935)
''Obama should have reacted sooner, he said, because the consulate was American soil.''
I'm surprised Mr. Woods didn't already know this - he says he's an attorney. My son (in the military currently) was FUMING about this, on that very day! Even before we learned about the Ambassador and the other 3 who had died in Benghazi, my son was ranting about the Islamists scaling the wall of our Cairo embassy, and burning our flag! ''That's American soil over there!! Why are we doing nothing about this?!!''
Of course, he KNEW why..... my son's, these men's, C-in-C is, and always has been, practicing taqqiya. (Ref. Lucianne.com 10/28/12 - http://www.lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=709205)
The father must have had further thoughts. He said just previously, he forgives Obama and Obama needs to turn his life around. Maybe it finally dawned on him what a travesty his son's death was and how he was betrayed.
Please let us not let this man get away with this- it's not a forged certificate, nor hidden school records.
40 years ago, when I was flying missions over Laos and a pilot was shot down, we went to rescue him. Immediately! We didn't wait for more info or a clear assesment, we went to rescue a fellow American and sometimes we lost people doing it. But we had a real President and a real SecDef back then.
Christian forgiveness is something in the heart and soul. Mr. Woods is living his faith, bless him. And he is right when he "heaps hot coals upon" Obama's head with his forgiveness.
But the deadness in Obama's soul won't react to being told he's forgiven. My guess is that Obama is thinking "Who the hell is this guy to forgive ME?"
Obama won't give Mr. Woods or his son or the Bengazi deaths a second thought unless it improves his election chances. In fact, his election chances were the reason he refused them help in the first place; he can't have the appearance of unrest in the Muslim world during election time, can he? After all, O said that he personally improved relations in the Middle East.
My thoughts on this: I can imagine that Zippy didn't choose to defend the "consulate" because it really was NOT a consulate. It was the location of a CIA operation running weapons to Syrian rebels (read Al Quaeda) the Administration didn't want us to know about. Zippy doesn't dare say it wasn't a consulate, thus not meriting defense, because then he gets asked what we're really doing there. Christopher Stevens wasn't so much an ambassador but the local facilitator of Zippy's unauthorized support of Al Quaeda against (somewhat) civilized society.
It is Mr. Wood's prerogative as the father of a slain soldier to forgive his son's CIC who got him killed. However, looking how things are shaping up in the Middle East, I think that is not going to help Barack at all.
There will be war and millions will die because Barack Obama's Marxism refuses to perceive and deal with resurgent islamic imperialism. The blood of every innocent individual is on the hands of jihadis everywhere, but not without the helping hand given by useful idiots like the progressives, with Barack Obama at the head of them all.
The "instrument" wears a coward's mask. The "instrument" styles incompetence. The "instrument" is probably a clinically detached and lawless "sociopath." But the experts know his "artistic composition" is an operatic and complex and visionary "Le Destruction of America." Despite the fact that it stinkingly off key, and that he sings out of his behind, 47% of fans may even riot if he is not universally acclaimed as the new Caruso.
As a Christian, I understand that we are called upon to forgive all sinners, as our Lord has commanded us to.
Still, I think that Geraldo was his usual manipulative pro-Obama self and when he kissed Mr. Woods and said "I love you too.", I thought of the Juda's kiss.
Another point: Mr. Woods kept explaining how he "respected the office of the President of the United States". - Don't you agree that the "office" exists for an honorable Commander in Chief to inhabit as an elected leader of the people?
Shame on you Geraldo. You're letting politics get in the way of the truth and it shows in your body language. I realize you are a bleeding heart liberal and I've agreed with you a couple of times in the past on certain subjects, but not this time. You are dead wrong.
I don't know why y'all think the "American soil" aspect of the Benghazi debacle would have any resonance with Obama. He doesn't respect American sovereignty in the continental United States (for example, witness his supine deference to UN elections observers as superior to Texas law), why would anyone think Obama respects American sovereignty on small patches of soil in Egypt and Libya?
#19 makes an excellent point, and one I don't really doubt. However, I think the response of O was more generalized and automatic (hurt re-election...stand down). Also, if it was an AQ-helping operation, why would AQ attack? Just musing here...
It's hard to fathom that that boob Geraldo is still employed by Fox; however, knowing Ailes's (and Murdock's) propensity for sensationalism and Ailes's statement that they're moving left, I suppose it's not really surprising. Just another reason not to watch.
Mr. Woods - God bless you, sir. Your son was a fine and honorable man who died a her's death. God does not look on these things lightly.
My heart goes out to the parents of all the fallen Americans in Benghazi. Mr. Woods is a hero for speaking up, in whatever venue he can.
Lots of people think Whore-aldo is brilliant so maybe they watch him on Fox; I don't. If they did, they needed to hear Mr. Woods.
I cannot remember the program, maybe Jeanine, where Ann Coulter and Pat Caddell were guests. Caddell was livid about Benghazi, emotional to the point of tears. That kind of justifiable anger must be seen a bit more.
We have a week to change our lives and our country.
If you missed Jeanine Piro over the weekend, you need to search it. She essentially cut zero's head off, the little that remained. Liar in chief. Scorched him and honored the 4 abandoned and dead in Benghazi. And those who helped in obeying a treasonous order to stand down? You gotta hear her.
60 dead Muslims went w/ Tyrone and Glen....we'd never know that but for the "whistleblowers" Holder wants hunted down now.
The so-called media is unbelievable in their participation in this cover-up. Talk about target rich environment! 1. Where are the people from the embassy staff who were rescued? 2. What happened to the local guards our "friends" in Libya provided? Why were Gen Hamm and Admiral Guaemane(sp?) booted? Their careers are over, and they are in uniform, so they can't talk now. If they were to blame for the mess, Obama would be braying about it from the rooftops. My guess is they fiercely objected to the massacre 0 was ordering them to abet.
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rock n robin, 10/29/2012 2:08:24 PM (No. 8972176)
Coward in Chief. My thought: it would be great if someone could do a "Joker-style" poster nailing this to Obama, slap them near voting places, hold them at the polls, and have it go viral. I would try, but not an artist. (at least I can fantasize)
God bless Mr. Woods and his family and all those who defend this great country. And God save us from Obama. That said, somewhere I seem to recall footage of big brave self righteous worthless Geraldo in the field in Libya I think before things got really bad and there was wild shooting by unidentified people/sides and Geraldo was complaining about them not knowing who was who and possibly being shot at himself. Geraldo is who Geraldo always was -- lowlife scum. Now wearing Obama kneepads as noted above.
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