Skip to comments.Retired Lt. Col.: My Sources Say Obama Was in the Room Watching Benghazi Attack Happen
Posted on 10/28/2012 5:32:22 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Retired Army Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer said Saturday he has sources saying President Barack Obama was in the room at the White House watching the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya unfold.
Two unarmed U.S. drones were dispatched to the consulate and recorded the final hours of the attack, which killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.
This was in the middle of the business day in Washington, so everybody at the White House, CIA, Pentagon, everybody was watching this go down, Shaffer said on Fox News Justice with Judge Jeanine. According to my sources, yes, [Obama] was one of those in the White House Situation Room in real-time watching this.
Shaffer served as a senior operations officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan in 2003 and wrote a book critical of the policies there. The U.S. government purchased the entire print run for $47,000 in an attempt at censorship just before its 2010 publication, claiming it contained classified material.
Shaffer said the question now is what precisely Obama did or didnt do in the moments he saw the attack unfolding. The CIA reportedly made three urgent requests for military backup that were each denied...........
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WTF Drudge has pulled everything concerning bengahzigate! ??
Sen. Graham On Obamas Libya Remarks: Sounds Like A Lot Of B.S.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., continues to pummel the White House over a deadly consulate attack in Libya, on Friday labeling comments by President Barack Obama a lot of B.S.
Grahams sharp criticism was followed soon on Friday (Oct. 26) after by him joining fellow GOP Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire in urging the Pentagon, CIA and Justice Department to declassify all surveillance footage of the events at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that left the U.S. ambassador and three others dead.
Noticed that too. Double coverage of the storm that isn’t yet a storm.
America has a pRes_ _ent who gets his orgasms by watching
Americans be murdered in cold blood, and by watching
the Twin Towers collapse onto 3000 Americans.
I have NEVER been so ashamed of this country.
My bet is that Obama could not make this decision by himself and sought counsel from his political operatives, Axelrod, Ploufe and especially Valery Jarret who advised him to do nothing. It has been rumored that Jarret quashed two opportunities to kill Bin Laden and is a lot like Obama’s Lady McBeth.
NOAA is doing everthing it can to get Obama’s complicity in Benghazi off the front page.
Looks like not much on the Sundays shows???
Video: Pat Caddell lets loose!
Yes it is odd that he isn’t continuing the pressure. He still has the previous stories in his archives.
Analyze until you paralyze, then apologize.
The job is STILL above his pay grade. Even with an army of “czars” to provide “advice and consent”.
I blame Valerie Jarrett, the Muslim mole in the White Hut, and unofficially the acting president.
AP Report: 150 Gunmen Involved In Benghazi Attack, Arrived In Trucks That Bore The Logo Of Ansar Al-Sharia .
Versus a couple of local security guards who were never taught how to fire their weapons.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) It began around nightfall on Sept. 11 with around 150 bearded gunmen, some wearing the Afghan-style tunics favored by Islamic militants, sealing off the streets leading to the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. They set up roadblocks with pick-up trucks mounted with heavy machine guns, according to witnesses.
The trucks bore the logo of Ansar al-Shariah, a powerful local group of Islamist militants who worked with the municipal government to manage security in Benghazi, the main city in eastern Libya and birthplace of the uprising last year that ousted Moammar Gadhafi after a 42-year dictatorship.
The newest AP mop up and leave wiggle room because this scandal isnt dying story:
If true—this is the greatest disgrace our nation has ever held. An act of treason at worst, incompetence at best. What was he thinking? He’s banking on the USA forgetting this like it did Fast and Furious and all the other “little” things that didn’t work out. I was shocked to see Hillary playing along with this—he must have something on her. Even she looked disgusted—like she was sucking on a lemon. The truth must come out! Why were these people left out to dry? Why did they have to die? I believe there was more too this than meets the eye. I believe —when all is said and done—that what was done was some dirty plot to keep power! Obama must go!
Beat me to it!!
.....The American special operators, Woods, Doherty and at least two others were part of the Global Response Staff, a CIA element, based at the CIA annex and were protecting CIA operators who were part of a mission to track and repurchase arms in Benghazi that had proliferated in the wake of Muammar Qaddafis fall. Part of their mission was to find the more than 20,000 missing MANPADS, or shoulder-held missiles capable of bringing down a commercial aircraft. According to a source on the ground at the time of the attack, the team inside the CIA annex had captured three Libyan attackers and was forced to hand them over to the Libyans. U.S. officials do not know what happened to those three attackers and whether they were released by the Libyan forces.......
It is very sad to say, and I really don’t mean to offend anyone, but Obama is Chauncey Gardner. Likes to watch.
btw ... Thank You for this thread.
In my opinion it is clearly MURDER.
They must resign: Obama, Biden, Clinton, Panetta. If I were a prosecutor, I would indict them on murder charges.
maybe barry knew he was watching a group of Russian-Iranian (or Morsi) backed mercenaries (not “terrorists”) take down a Benghazi based clandestine not-authorized-by-Congress US weapon smuggling (or anti-smuggling) operation to Syria
Maybe barry or his man John Brennan got word from Russia, Iran, or ?? to not interfere in an act of frontier justice designed to wipe out inept extra-legal US meddling
Maybe barry’s inner circle indeed knew this was not “terrorism” but cover for a state sponsored attack on a clandestine US paramilitary operation, to protect the interests of Syria, a client of Iran and Russia - and to send lil’ barry a message
If these weapons were going from Benghazi to Syrian jihadis with MB/al Qaeda links, then why would “al Qaeda” take it down?
Robbery? Lack of adequate payoff to somebody? blood revenge by pro-0addafis?
Or was the US trying to control or staunch the weapons flow out of Libya? In that case who was the more powerful actor that eliminated the US effort at control? Morsi?
Tom Clancy could have written this one
Whatever happened seemed to have give our CinC a bad case of the buckwheats
An act of treason
I was wondering that myself! Maybe he got an offer he couldn’t refuse? Drudge doesn’t strike me as the bravest cat under a hat...
There are times, like this, that I wonder!
Something very strange is going on here, IMO.
Matt moves in mysterious ways sometimes.
IMHO this story breaks wide open after 11/6. It wouldn't suprise me we see Ford like pardons out of Romney just to put it behind us, it gets so ugly.... Yes I am an outlier with that thought, but I am usually way ahead of the curve...
Good morning Cincinatus’ Wife,
Gonna get interesting to see how obammy tries to tap dances around this mine field.
Good morning Joe Boucher.
Indeed it will.
Alex Jones isn’t on this?? Now that is beyond bizarre, somethings wrong!
Yep, it’s what I’m thinking. Can’t imagine why though. Drudge does run many of his stories, that is the only link that I know of.
The White House is into watching Military-Porn observing America getting screwed.. with the drones..
They are some sick puppies..
I may not agree with Mitt on all of the issues; but at an absolutely critical time for the future of our great republic, I am beginning to think he is just the type of leader we need to navigate the chaos and evil. His campaign has been, in retrospect, very smart. You can’t fix it if you don’t get elected.
But during the Presidential debates on October 22-
"as I indicated in the last debate, when we received that phone call, I immediately made sure that, number one, that we did everything we could to secure those Americans who were still in harm's way"
Soooooo first he says the call for help was received and help sent and NOW he says they didn't get any calls for help at all
Yet the CIA says they did.
ESH! Treason makes my head hurt.
Either Obama was fully appraised or should have been. That’s not the question
The question is, “Mr. President, why didn’t you send units to help after the attack started, given that you didn’t know how long it would last?”
Keep in mind that this could have gone on for 12-24 hrs, and at hour 7 they still hadn’t done anything.
Yes, our POTUS is a traitor.
It doesn’t get any worse than this. And yet he’s still in the high 40% range in the polls. If Obama wins everything our ancestors fought for is lost.
I have seen some claim that Alex Jones is a propaganda arm for Russian intelligence.
I think Obama’s got him beat!
Well...to publish a book he needs a Library of Congress number and an ISBN number (from Bowker company)....
and needs to send one copy to the Copyright Office and another copy to the Library of Congress.
So it's possible to get a copy of the book.
Thanks! I have posted the link on my FB page, with the caption “On November 6 REMEMBER BENGHAZI”. I know a lot of people who are on FB but won’t read FR, so by the time they decide not to read the story, at least they will have read the caption. Some may even be curious enough to click on the link...
“Two unarmed U.S. drones were dispatched to the consulate”
Two armed drones shooting 4 hellfire missiles into that crowd of terrorists might have scared them off especially if they were backed up by a C130 gunship that was reportedly in the area. Everybody on this thread would have made a better call than the POS in charge.
May that storm depress voter turnout... and returnout in Philly!
Note: this topic is from 10/28/2012. Thanks Cincinatus' Wife.
Hope this breaks big while he’s slurping ice cream at the Vineyard.