Patricia Smith, the mother of Benghazi victim Sean Smith, testified Thursday at the House Oversight Committee that President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, among other top administration officials, initially told her the attack was the result of a YouTube video. That explanation, which was then disseminated by Susan Rice during her infamous appearances on Sunday talk shows the following weekend, was quickly proven to be false. A visibly upset Smith said she was told lies at the casket ceremony for her son and that she and other American people “don’t matter” in the eyes of the
The sheer desperation to cover-up Benghazi, from the very highest level around and including Dear Leader, should be a clear indication of just how damning to their political careers the truth must be...
I don´t understand why more relatives of the victims of the obama"administration" don´t come forward. obama and his minions have been lying to this country for all the years he has been running for office or has been IN office. Shame, shame on the pathetic "msm" who use weeks to persecute a man like George Zimmerman falsely but then hide under their desks when it comes to questioning the great-and-powerful-oz-obama! Unless someone has lost a beloved child, there is no way to understand the pain the Benghazi victim´s families are going through. Prayers go out to them.
I, too, was surprised that other family members did not show up. And then I thought of the non-disclosure statements the victims had to sign and the repeated lie detector tests and goodness knows what else this regime has put them all through, and thought they are afraid. Although one of the dead soldier´s mother is a new england liberal and thinks the world of obama....even after this. The democrats behaved disgracefully when they walked out on the families statements. Shows their real contempt for our military and our country.
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Joe Btfsplk, 9/20/2013 7:13:34 AM (No. 9528652)
The Obama regime has gone to extraordinary lengths to bury the fact that they were supplying weaponry to sworn enemies of the United States. This is the crux of the cover-up and is a crime of treason for all involved.
The "Casket Ceremony" is when the caskets with bodies arrived at Dover. She had asked the government to fly her there and they said "No" since she was not immediate family. Sean Hannity had her on his show immediatley after the Benghazi killings-----then weeks later when she was back on his show........SHE THANKED HIM for Paying for her to attend the return of bodies; otherwise she would not have been in attendance.
Nothing would have kept me away from that hearing knowing my son died that night because this administration CHOSE not to launch an attempt to rescue him. I applaud Mr. Woods and Mrs. Smith. Don´t ever give up until you get the answers you deserve.
Those despicable democrats who left the hearing room rather than have the decency to listen to these two heart broken parents sets a new low even for the democrats. What callous disrespectful thoughtless cowards you are. The fact that you could turn your back on these grieving parents speaks volumes for your lack of character. This was a breathtakingly small and petty display.
Benghazi is proof that Shrillary was right when she said Obumbler wasn´t prepared to take that 3 a.m. call. It also proved she wasn´t ready to take that call, either, and the cover-up is more about saving her presidential ambitions than it is about protecting Odumbdumb.
“With all due respect, the fact is we had four dead Americans. Was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night decided to go kill some Americans? What difference at this point does it make?” Hillary Clinton.
We need to post her whole quote from now on. When it gets shortened to just the "What difference does it make?" soundbite, the screamingly obvious lie gets edited out.
We need their names. These people have chosen the cause of electing Hillary over the slain men serving our country, their families, and our country. Did any of them stay? If so we need those names too.
They put them there, caused their deaths and lied about it all. Then they posed with their caskets. Nothing and no one have ever done less to aid their countrymen and more to take and use for their own benefit than these. Heaven will not be seen by these people. My prayers go out to the families, who , on top all of this pain , were slapped in the face by the crudely behaved Democrats who walked out. Their behavior shames them , not the victims families.
I wish I had won that last Powerball. I´d hire someone to put up Billboards and put TV commercials on everywhere with big photos and an explanation about the cowardice and treachery of the Democrats. Cowards! Slime!They are despicable!!
As for the MSM, they must go. They are tyrants and traitors, and can be decimated, but only if we have the courage and strength to remove them.
After all, look what we´ve done (and they helped, of course) to CNN.
We need to stop them or they will destroy out country. Period.
It wasn´t all that long ago and a different administration when Maureen Dowd wrote that mothers, in her case, Cindy Sheehan, had absolute moral authority. Guess that moral authority depends on who is in the White House.
Tammy Duckworth, double amputee war veteran - all of that is erased by the D after her name.
The cold political nature of these people and their deceitfulness is nothing new or unexpected, but the sheer inhumanity that it takes to lie to a grieving mother’s face is frightening. These people are the real world zombies – humanoids without souls, bent on running our lives.
Hypocrisy of this magnitude would have destroyed the careers of politicians in an era when the media at least paid lip service to impartial reporting. I still remember Maureen Dowd´s column in the NYT in which she conferred "absolute moral authority" on Cindy Sheehan. I clearly recall the liberals and progressives adopting the mantra that because of her personal loss, Cindy had the moral high ground on the Bush Administration. Treating the parents of the survivors of Bengazi with such obvious contempt demonstrates why these folks cannot be trusted with public office. These progressives are shameless partisans whose only interest is power.
Some call the democrats ´cowards´ for walking out. That doesn´t begin to cover their disgraceful actions. The dems put politics above simple human decency and still have the benefit of media protection. Thanks to the latter´s mythmaking machine, democrats are still viewed as compassionate. It´s maddening.
Good comments, posters. The dignity of Charles Woods and the heartbreak of Pat Smith were quite moving to see. All they´re asking for is accountability. Ms. Smith said that every time she sees the bloody handprint on that wall in Benghazi she asks herself if it belonged to her son. And she still doesn´t how. The selfish, perhaps traitorous, heartlessness of this administration and of Hillary are there for all to see. That stone cold wretch should never be able to get any where near the levers of power again. Ever.
In fairness, Darrell Issa, at one point, turned to his right and thanked Elijah Cummings for staying for the whole hearing, including the parents´ testimony.
Maybe we should not worry about contacting our Senators and Reps but instead contact the media for their utter negligence and ulterior motives for hiding and omitting important news. We have a generation of young people who pride themselves on NOT following news and who simply vote for who has the best handout package. But, one day, when they are the victims, it will matter but it may be too late.
See how they run! Democrats, Liberals, Progressives, Socialists, Communists, Cockroaches… makes no difference what alias they’re using at the moment, they’re all one and the same. Yesterday, they scattered like cockroaches do when a light goes on. Without a moment’s hesitation, they vacated the hearing room when family members of the deceased Benghazi victims were about to testify. The Cockroach Party representatives inhumanely chose not to hear what those family members had to say. If you’ve ever wondered what makes a Democrat tick, now you know.
FTA: "...Secretary of State Clinton, among other top administration officials, initially told her the attack was the result of a YouTube video."
In Madame Rodham-Clinton´s case, should anyone really expect the truth from our 67th Secretary of State, a public official who, just for starters, has previously informed us: (A) She was named after New Zealand´s Sir Edmund Hillary (B) Came under intense sniper fire in Bosnia (C) Learned how to make a fortune in the cattle futures market from THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (D) Is a lifelong "devoted" Yankees fan and (E) Once stated her daughter Chelsea was jogging around The World Trade Center on September 11, 2001?
i can´t figure out WHY no one seems to care - about this or much of anything else. is it because those of us who work for a living are too busy trying to survive to mount complaints, is it fear of our government, or simply no one is listening anymore? or is it that they hate conservatives more than they dislike the current administration? my husband is a fine man. hard working, kind (to everyone, even conservatives), smart (in most things), and a great father. but, when it comes to his politics, he defends obama at every opportunity, believes almost everything printed in the msm, and watches the abc networks exclusively for his news. i think he exemplifies the current democrat. his lack of curiosity about the scandals is utterly mystifying to me. and, saddest of all (we´ve been married 33 years) we both agree, that had we met now, we wouldn´t even date much less marry. what have we (collectively) come to? (needless to say, we don´t talk politics very often)
Not surprising and easy to see why the Dems ran like roaches from the force of this testimony. They didn´t want to hear the truth spoken face to face, and they didn´t want to look the truth-teller in the eye.
Tammy Duckworth (Iraq War Veteran and former Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs), what say you about leaving these men behind? Why did you leave their parents behind when they came to testify before you?
The smoking gun for me was that the last person to visit Stevens was a Turkish representative. It is known that Turkey is a conduit for arms shipments to Syrian rebels. There was no reason for a clandestine meeting between Americans and Turks at the outpost in Benghazi.
These poor families are caught up in one of the largest and deepest coverups in US history. The illegal transfer of weapons to a foreign government with full knowledge that they would go to al-Qaeda affiliated groups is explosive.
The coverup participants include both Republicans and Democrats. Obama may have been a bystander. As usual, just my opinion.
The Democratic Party should change its mascot to the ostrich. In former congressman (now judge) James Rogan´s magnificent book "Catching Our Flag," the former Senate impeachment manager says that not a single House Democrat walked into the evidence room to look at even one document during the weeks of hearings by the Judiciary Committee on which he served. Democratic legislators avert their gaze from the sins of their leaders and follow in lock step behind them. For all the curiosity they show, they might as well serve in the Parliament of the Peoples Republic of Korea.
# 14 And everyone else. here are the names. maloney -ny, norton, d.c, tierney-ma, clay-missouri, lynch-ma, cooper-tn, connolley-va, carthwight-pa, pocan-wisconson, duckworth- illinois, davis-illinois,kelly-illinois, welch-vt, cardenas-ca,horsfeld-nv, grisham-nm. I urge you all to call and ask why did they walk out.
Can we visualize how these lock step progressives would react if the American people were to suddenly vent with an act of sedition against them like the ones they are involved with against freedom and respect now. This nation has the ability if they had the will to show these would be tyrants the wrath of real Americans that would end their treason. Maybe Benghazi will become the final trigger to act.
The democrats at the hearing, WALK OUT ON A BENGHAZI VITICTIM’S MOTHER? The democrat communists get away with this brutal behavior soley, soley, because the Diane Sawyers TV news actors permit it and therefore encourage this bestial behavior. We know legislators are violent, reckless stupid people, but they get away with it because they know Diane Sawyers will say and report nothing. Obama’s administration brings American honest patriotism to an all time low, and all time high for unbelievable deceit. It is not difficult to imagine that all potential witnesses to the Benghazi slaughter are being threatened, by their own government, with immediate violent death for them and their entire families, if they utter a single word of witness. How terrifying is that ?
Is it that the democrats are so fearful of the evil witch evita, that they walked out on her avoiding Mrs Smith’s words for fear of feeling compassion for her?? If you think the witnesses are in danger of their lives for coming forward to bear witness, it’s so bad that those that interview the witnesses are also in fear of their lives for not totally protecting the topmost elite evil witch in the evil hierarchy that has become our current administration. Look at all the lesser evil people who have LEFT the administration … … a lengthening list of self protective survivors. Remember the Clinton Body Count Death List
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