On Friday, Sean Hannity brought Pat Smith, mother of the late Sean Smith, on his radio program. The 34-year-old information management officer was one of four Americans murdered in the Benghazi embassy attack on September 11, 2012. In the chilling interview, a distraught Ms. Smith, in tears, pleaded for answers and spoke of the efforts to silence her. Ms. Smith first relayed how her son, prior to the attack, requested additional security in advance and warned the State Department: He did tell them, ahead of time, he typed it into his little typewriter over there,
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The Advocate, 4/7/2013 5:43:41 AM (No. 9263483)
Hillary, Panetta and Obama are soulless frauds. Mrs Smith raised an American officer who was set up to die by their incompetence-or was it more sinister? They are all unfit to command. Hilary should be hounded at every speech by the Ghosts of Benghazi. Why did not one Republican ask her where she was during the entire seven hour ordeal? Why did they not ask her why she allowed them to be be killed when State had foreknowledge and the money was there to add additional security? How could our government have a ceremony for Mr. Smith and NOT pay for his mother to attend? Good for Sean Hannity for ensuring she gets there and giving her a forum to speak.
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Blue hen1, 4/7/2013 6:14:43 AM (No. 9263492)
All the media cares about is gay marriage, shameful
Worse yet, the Hildebeast pulled out that reserve military unit that Stevens demanded should stay in Benghazi to protect them and shipped them to a Caribbean Island for a school athletic event. Imagine that. A school athletic event was more important than protecting those U.S. citizens in Benghazi.
Hillary should have been fired on the spot..Obama should have been questioned about why he felt like he could go to a fundraiser in CA while our Ambassador was being murdered. Our news media can no longer be called news..They don´t cover serious news which might put Obama in a bad light. They covered a video taken of Romney at a private fundraiser by a bartender longer and harder than they covered Benghazi. Heads should roll!
Benghazi should be hanging around Zero and Hillary´s necks like a Flavor Flav clock necklace. But, who is there to hold them accountable?? The media did all they could to completely ignore this disgrace. And it will continue to assure Hillary becomes president in 2016, for sure.
I´m surprised someone hasn´t mentioned it yet - Can you imagine the unbridled outrage of the media in this country if something like this happened under the Bush administration? It would be relentless 24X7 coverage! Methinks the Obamboozler has finally acquired defacto dictator status!
I wish the rest of the families would speak out. They need to band together and make it their life´s goal to find out exactly what happened to their loved ones. Think back to the Bush administration when Cindy Sheehan dogged Bush and the media covered it every night on the news. If there is one thing that has done unmeasurable harm to this Republic it is the media. They would have taken down a Republican president in a heartbeat. Goebbels´ Ministry of Propaganda can´t hold a candle to the main stream media in this country. A revolt against these vile organizations would be an excellent start to dismantling the hold the progressives have on this country.
We can´t let Benghazi be swept under the rug. It will have to come from the people because the Republicans don´t have the courage or will to press this issue. These men and their families deserve more than the self-serving circus we witnessed in those hearings. Our government sat on their hands when Americans were begging for help before the attack. That they did nothing when it was going on, is unconscionable. At the time of the attack, their total focus was the impact this attack would have on Obama´s re-election. Obama´s administration sacrificed these Americans for political gain.( I apologize for the lengthy post.)
What really kills me are the number of Democrats I personally know who are not remotely interested. Obama is THEIR guy and they don´t care if he is killing innocents collaterally from drones (so he doesn´t have to interrogate anyone at Guantanamo) or covering up gun running or not protecting our staff in Benghazi (and going to bed early so Obama would be fresh for his next campaign flight---and where WAS Hillary Clinton throughout this?) but were it George Bush or a Republican they would be looking for impeachment for any of these situations, storming the barricades like the villagers coming for Dr. Frankenstein. What bloody hypocrites, and in this I include prominently the Brian Williams´ of this world! They are sitting by while our country becomes a government dominated state and say nothing---because these are THEIR people and they, somehow, think THEY would be hit themselves down the line. FOOLS! And they will push for the lovely Hillary next presidential round, ignoring her LONG file of dishonesties.
And yes, where the Hell are the Republicans, with the exception of people like Ted Cruz or Daryl Issa.......they TALK a good game to Fox and then shut their mouths. No wonder the Party is losing members.
Mrs. Smith would have received her answers from a President Romney by now. I know she was shocked and grieving but had she pressed for answers and contacted politicians and talk radio people sooner, the msm would not have been able to hide the facts before the election, and Obama would have been forced to explain. Why didn´t she contact Romney? He could have made this an issue in a debate? The American People deserve answers which so far have not been forthcoming from Obama and Hillary and Panetta.
Interesting that in the article, Smith said efforts to silence her are coming from something/someone outside of the gummint. Could this be some trolls from the msm acting as Obie´s/Piaps, and Panetta´ messenger? What a bunch of gutless/heartless souls.
This lady did speak out earlier but now with nothing being done, she is compelled to speak out again. This entire debacle should have been completely known and prosecuted by now. But no, Hill, Barry, Panetta and zvrennan just covered their collective butts. "Wha difference does it make now!?!?"
Martin Niemoller´s famous quotation fits so well with this event, although some of his "victims" are no long sympathetic characters. First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me--and there was no one left to speak for me.
The silent Republicans need to remember this quote. Instead of trying to "work" with Obama, they should use the last four years of his term to hold his feet to the fire and to expose him for the dictator he claims not to be. - Just my opinion.
#14 “..I´m surprised that one out of the thirty rescued wouldn´t talk- at least for money, if nothing else. Of what are they afraid? What were they promised?…”
Might be they were visited by a couple of suits in dark glasses who arrived in a black government sedan with antennas on the roof who explained how income tax returns can be red-flagged for yearly audits and how names can ‘accidently’ be placed on No-Fly lists and Security lists that preclude gun ownership. Little stuff like that. Maybe include the whole extended family!
“You understand, Mr. XXXX, nothing personal. It’s in the interest of ‘National Security.’ We will count on your co-operation in this matter."
The reason -- bubbette clinton wasn´t asked WHERE she was during the murdering of our Americans -- IS -- because THEY already knew...
She was in Latin America at a party for women talking about the dangerous "woman´s issues" facing South America.....
She´s a political hack!!!! She rode her husband´s coat/tail into office and then was offered the Secretary of State job to shut her up and to pay off her campaign debt....
It´s all sleazzzzzzzzy politics. AND -- Mrs. Smith might want to watch her back. Soon she´ll get a visit from bubbette clinton´s cronies about her pets -- like Kathleen Wiley did -- when she testified against bubba clinton. Her cat now sleeps with the fishes....
I think this entire issue will prevent Hillary from reaching her dream of being POTUS.
She shouted "what difference does it make", and her inability to SEE "what difference is does make" proves that she is not fit for office.
I only wish that ALL of the parents, family, friends of those murdered in Benghazi would step forward, together. NOW. I´m certain that they are worried about the repercussions from the Gov´t. But if they are front, center and in the news and they tell people what backlash they are receiving, it puts the pressure on Gov´t NOT them.
My "newspaper" had a very glowing article about Hilary - it´s starting already. It´s up to all of us to go to her rallies and ask her very politely about Benghazi. Times have changed and changed quickly. When Kennedy failed to report the accident that caused the death of the young woman, he knew his dream of becoming President was over. Now someone like Hilary can actually think about running and winning - where is this country´s conscience and morals. She is partially responsible for Benghazi and her boss is responsible for the the other part.
No 1: Stop bit##ing about how if this had happened during a Repub. administration we would have non-stop hearings. The media doesn´t give a crap about your views. Stop reading. Stop watching. Stop feeding the hogs.
No 2: You didn´t vote for Romney, right? Because he just didn´t seem to be conservative enough. Or couldn´t rap with Jay-Z. Or something. Shut up and live with the results until the next shot in 2016. And then think about how well things have worked out under Socialism. If you are still allowed to think.
@#4: Firing Hillary would have been an admission someone did something wrong. Obama never apologizes for anything. When you admit you made a mistake you have have to answer questions an Obama does not answer questions.
Skinny punks, Marxists, Alinsky-bred and taught zombies, Communists, Muslim Brotherhood thugs,Mao-lovers, Demented idiots, and bald-faced LIARS......
Can you BELIEVE these are the scum that run our country now? I can´t...What dowe do about it? They control the message, and the LoMoFo morons on facebook, twitter, yahoo, and google follow their lead like sheeple! I´m praying to GOD today, Sunday, right now, that these 4 souls get justice and we get redemption...and these rats in our government get what´s coming to them, Hussein-Obama, Biden, Clinton, Kerry, Carney, Jarrett, each and every jerk involved in this massive cover-up that is bigger than Watergate, bigger than the BJ in the White House, the biggest government scandal in our lifetime!
"Please GOD, save my country from these despicable liars"!!!!!!!!
The newspapers in this Country tell the public nothing about the Government nothing on Fast and Furious or Benghazi like it never happened. I only buy the paper on Sunday for the Coupons. The Public at large are really ignorant they could care less. A missile from Korea could fly over and they would think it was a foul Baseball. Obama has this Nation in a big mess and the politicians are Wussies. Hillary is not fit to be President. Wake up America
"They control the message, and the LoMoFo morons on facebook, twitter, yahoo, and google follow their lead like sheeple! This might be the answer: Cut the service on Obama phones to make and receive calls PERIOD with very limited minutes (no rollovers). NO texting capabilities. We ALL have to make sacrifices, right?
Yes, #14, what were they "promised?" Everlasting scrutiny by every possible government agency, and all sorts of threats for bureaucratic misery.
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get er done, 4/7/2013 11:54:42 PM (No. 9264606)
God bless Sean Hannity for pursuing the truth with Pat Smith. Has our military/CIA been ordered to "shut up" as well? -- by whom? How does one name or define "too high up?" Hillary? Obama? ValJar? Soros?
One wonders, with the levels of vitriol and more directed towards the Gestapo techniques of those @ 1600 and DHS, whether there might not be comparable 1963 activity in the future from any party that might have means. There is SO much anger out there. We are a country truly divided. And none of the Benghazi families can get answers. Sean paid for one of Tyrone Woods´ sons to go to college in full...
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