Earlier today, Foreign Policy reported on what two of its reporters found when they visited the Benghazi consulate, six weeks after the terrorist attack there. In the building known as the Tactical Operations Center were several documents that had not previously been reported on, or, perhaps, discovered: One letter, written on Sept. 11 and addressed to Mohamed Obeidi, the head of the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ office in Benghazi, reads:
Well, no. 1, I credit you for your optimism. But the general public is largely unaware of the perfidy of Hillary and Obama. Obama denies having refused help when Panetta explained the rationale for not giving the help a day or two after the attack saying it was too dangerous to send in the troops. How do you walk that one back?
No problem! As Dr. Sowell points out, the media and the BO administration is "cooling the marks" by simply refusing to answer any questions and then acting as if no questions have been asked. Then in a month or two, the response will be, "Are you still talking about that? Old news...." And you will be considered the crazy one.
No. 3, I think you're too pessimistic. This story is out there right now and having an impact, if the polls are any indication. We're in a new age where very few people only get their news from the MSM anymore.
Bring Clinton, Panetta, Petraeus, and General Ham in and then ask them the question under oath "Who decided to let the Americans in Benghazi die?"...after the election is fine and especially with a new attorney general
You're all forgetting that Hillary ran though a hail of sniper fire upon landing in Bosnia back in 1996. Her hot zone experience and coolness under fire, makes it difficult for her to understand how lesser mortals, such as Seals, would have concerns about their mission.
Romney will win, the outgoing Obama Administration will continue to lie, stall, and use executive privilege to hide the truth until January. In the spirit of 'bipartisanship' Romney will order the matter dropped because he will not want to start his Presidency by indicting members of the previous Administration (or worse, the previous President). Bottom line, the only people who will ever pay for this are the dead Americans and their families.
When this story first came to light, I shall always remember Hillary standing before the microphone saying the dead were not just names , but people 'they' knew and cared about, and how deeply they grieve their loss. At that very moment, I knew there was more to the story.
Reply 5, William Safire correctly labeled HRC's reputation some years back when he wrote she was a congenital liar, meaning from birth forward.
I cannot remember whether his article was before or after the dodging sniper bullets incident. It really doesn't matter a whit anyway, her entire life is a testament to the clarity of his crystal ball.
She belongs to the same sorority as Janet Reno, Maddie Albright, Susan Rice, et. al.
Whatever happens, Hillary Clinton will never EVER resign. She's not going anywhere. She knows where the bodies are buried. 800 FBI files? That's chicken feed to what secrets she keeps...the ultimate protection for her and Slick. I wish it weren't so.
I'm not as pessimistic as #12. President Romney will do his job as he sees it, focusing primarily on the economy and working on the Middle East mess obama created. His Attorney General will be a competent professional doing his job as well.
Don't judge Mitt Romney by previous President's behaviors. This is a man of conscience, character, and a strong regard for our Constitution.
All the key liars are so deeply in debt to each other, each one has so much dirty secrets on the other, that nobody talks, nobody will be prosecuted, nobody will bust the Wall of Lies. Why would anybody want to give up all the goodies they have stolen? And, don't look to Mitt to interfere with this bloody wall. I don't think so.
Give the Left credit: they did a superb job of controlling the youth via HEW. Threatening withholding of money, liberals control what is studied, who started or won which wars, what was or what was not important. Leno and Letterman run man on the street interviews, where young people have no idea who their senator or rep is, or who we fought in the revolutionary war. That is not funny, that is frightening. Especially when the muslims are still nursing hatred from battles fought 500 years ago.
#3 You have it correctly some other seriouis concerns I will elaborate in this text.After Obama boasted to the world I killed OSAMA then realising that El Quada was still alive and kicking in Benghazi was beyond the narcississtic understanding of Obama. He wanted and tried to by subversion lie about the murder of 4 US Heroes, and currupting the views of Hilary Panetta Petraeus et al and it was just a spontaneous uprising not an El Quada attack on the Consulate. The El Quada affiliate stormed the consulate on the anniversary of 9/11 , it was not any other date and it was in revenge for the Commander in Chief's utterances.This incompetant has to go and to make sure he does go, Benghazi should be the topic of every Conservative moderate independant broadcaster. It's intolerable that this White House has not told truthfully what happened and why 4 US heroes HAD to die.Logistics for saving their lives Sigonella Sicily 15 min jet and 45 min troop carrier. Soldiers could be lowwered into the compound.Remember when you vote he has to go.
From what I see, there is no one to pursue this.If Romney elected, from sheer size of the USA's probs, this will not be on front burner. If Obama and junta re-elected by the Morons of America...then nothing happens and "people are visited, inquiries made to shut up the questions, so-to-speak". Unless some "free-lancers" intervene...as in deus ex machina.
This is so weird. PIAPS stood by her men. What does BJ do? Has a few "meetings" with Monica in the Oval Office. PIAPS then stands by her boss, Obie. What does Obie do? Throw her under the bus because of Benghazi. Stood by her men the whole time..what did it get her? Zip, zilch, zero, nada.
Comrade Pannetta stated " Too dangerous to send US Troops in". Hey Numbnuts, that is the Job of Marines, Seals, & Rangers. That is Our job to fight, not whimper, you fool!!! Go away and hold hands around a GD campfire & sing "Cumbaya"!
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