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Who Will Have Their Backs?
My View of The World ^ | October 28, 2012 | James P. Willis

Posted on 10/28/2012 7:41:07 AM PDT by possum john

I don’t know how the rest of you feel, but I’m mad; really mad. As more details emerge about the attack on our people in Benghazi, Libya, my anger grows. Maybe it’s just me, but this strikes close to home. During my time in the military, I took part in a number of covert actions in a number of dangerous places, some in the Middle East, Libya being one of them. During that time, I had absolutely no doubt that if things turned sour our Commander in Chief, President Ronald Reagan, would have moved heaven and earth to send help when needed. We knew he had our backs.

Do I troops currently have that same assurance?

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TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: benghazi; obama; treason
These demands need to come from a chorus of voices too large and loud to be ignored.
1 posted on 10/28/2012 7:41:10 AM PDT by possum john
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To: possum john

I’m mad too. I’m presently watching Fox News Sunday and watching Senators Warner and Udall bob and weave and refuse to answer valid questions posed by Senators Portman and Johnson. Disgraceful on the part of the Democrats.


2 posted on 10/28/2012 7:45:30 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: possum john

President Reagan would have moved heaven and earth to rescue Americans under fire or even in danger. Remember Granada? He would have gone back into Somolia to teach those murderers a lesson. He would never have deliberately condemned our people to be abandoned to God knows what kinds of horror they went through at the hands of the Moslem hordes.

It is because I think obama likes bad things to happen to Americans that I have not allowed my daughter to go on out of the country trips to ill advised places dreamed up by her more liberal teachers, one to China for Pete’s sake and another to Morocco. If those kids got in trouble or snatched for ransom by some depraved communist or Moslem, no country has any respect for the evil and depraved obama and he would abandon them anyway, if past behavior is any indication...


3 posted on 10/28/2012 7:48:11 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: possum john

You just made me cry. That is what is at the core of this. Our BELIEF that help would always come. That belief has been DESTROYED!!! How can a mom ever allow her child to sign up now? HOW?

I, like most of us probably, have been thinking about Benghazi practically non-stop. I cannot wrap my arms around it. Everything I have ever trusted and believed about my country seems to be crumbling at my feet:( I am not military, nor is anyone in my family, but still or perhaps because of that, I have always had profound respect and admiration for those who serve and are willing to give so much. I have always believed our leaders, even if I did not agree with their policies, were honorable men and women. Oh sure we have had ones that were involved in various “sins” but they didn’t touch the places this has touched. What other President would have ever left a man behind? Even Carter TRIED to rescue our people and what other President thought we the people were so feeble minded we would buy that video tape saga?

We all know Obama is all about Obama and right now Obama is all about being re-elected. With the Embassy under attack, wouldn’t it have been a great benefit to Obama to be able to tout how he had thwarted the terrorists and saved American and Lybia lives by giving the order for our military to “go get em”? But he didn’t.

WHY? What is he hiding and how are his actions helping him? He wouldn’t have done it unless he believed it would help him. WHAT IS IT?


4 posted on 10/28/2012 8:02:10 AM PDT by Hanna548 (s)
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To: Hanna548
...wouldn’t it have been a great benefit to Obama to be able to tout how he had thwarted the terrorists and saved American and Lybia lives by giving the order for our military to “go get em”? But he didn’t.

I think the answer lies in "Dreams From My Father", something to the effect of "I will stand with the Muslims".

At first, I thought Obama's damage to our country would come by way of his narcissism and his afro-centrism. As time went by, I began to feel that these very harmful outcomes would be exceeded by his anti-capitalist beliefs.

Since Libya, Egypt, and now Benghazi, it is clear to me that the most harm will come from his islamo-centrism.

5 posted on 10/28/2012 8:16:20 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: wayoverontheright

Regardless where it comes from; he gets re-elected, we are TOAST!


6 posted on 10/28/2012 8:18:29 AM PDT by Hanna548 (s)
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To: possum john
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7 posted on 10/28/2012 8:22:27 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Hanna548
That is precisely the question I have had in the back of my mind. Obama could have helped himself in the election by simply doing the right thing, but he has taken some serious risks by not acting. Something other than mere appearances made him withhold assistance. We need to know what that was.
8 posted on 10/28/2012 8:22:27 AM PDT by possum john
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To: baddog 219

Well said, thank you.

When you go to the polls, remember Benghazi.


9 posted on 10/28/2012 8:25:29 AM PDT by possum john
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To: possum john

I don’t think he did not act. Everything Obama does is precisely staged, orchestrated and crafted. Nothing he does is by accident or by neglect. He did this on PURPOSE! It was a purposful decision. He did not plan on the attack, but when it happened, everything else was done according to his wishes. “Let them alone, let them die”, let the embassy burn....HOW did that help him? If we can figure that out, we have a path to the truth.


10 posted on 10/28/2012 8:28:36 AM PDT by Hanna548 (s)
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To: Hanna548

Even worse, he is apparently punishing those who tried to go to their aid. When the truth is known, I believe we will find that Obama committed treason during a time of war, and he should then be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Those who helped should suffer the same fate.


11 posted on 10/28/2012 8:33:26 AM PDT by possum john
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To: Hanna548

Even worse, he is apparently punishing those who tried to go to their aid. When the truth is known, I believe we will find that Obama committed treason during a time of war, and he should then be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Those who helped should suffer the same fate.


12 posted on 10/28/2012 8:34:31 AM PDT by possum john
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13 posted on 10/28/2012 8:40:44 AM PDT by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: Hanna548
He wouldn’t have done it unless he believed it would help him. WHAT IS IT?

Just the week before, he had loudly "spiked the football" again on killing Osama bin Laden. He had contended Al Qaeda was no longer operative as a result. This led to Egyptian protestors chanting "Obama! Obama! There are a thousand Osamas!" - but the MSM really didn't want you to hear about that. When Benghazi happened and it immediately became clear it was an organized terrorist action, Obama felt immediately he could not act to stop it without losing face. And "face" is everything to people with his type of background. They decided to try to use the minor protests going on in Egypt over the YouTube video being show on Egyptian TV as a cover story for what happened in Benghazi.

The takeaway is - Obama (or Valerie Jarrett) thought using military force to stop an Al Qaeda attack would be more politically damaging to his campaign than doing nothing and trying to pretend the attack was something else entirely.

14 posted on 10/28/2012 8:45:40 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: possum john
These demands need to come from a chorus of voices too large and loud to be ignored.

It looks like your wish will be granted.

From the beginning, to gauge public reactions I've been reading the comments to stories and editorials on outlets like Yahoo about this treasonous, cowardly mess obama made and all the others since he took office.

Regarding this Libyan mess, things have changed against the administration. Now the stories usually have thousands of comments to tens of thousands and the comments are almost all very negative and very against the administration.

Not only that, but those negative individual comments are also overwhelmingly flagged as being "Liked" compared to the few that favor the administration's handling of this outrage.

It took them four years of blatant disregard for the Constitution, but the obama clan has finally gotten our attention.

15 posted on 10/28/2012 8:51:30 AM PDT by GBA (Vote as if your Freedom depended on it...)
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16 posted on 10/28/2012 8:53:01 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: possum john
Commander in Chief, President Ronald Reagan, would have moved heaven and earth to send help when needed

As was demonstrated with the Iran-Contra deal - Reagan opted to take a chance on obtaining the release of 7 American hostages as he felt he would rather be put through the wringer for trying than have to live with not doing anything...

17 posted on 10/28/2012 8:57:38 AM PDT by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

I think it is more than that. If Stevens, as has been reported, was involved in trafficking arms to AQ on behalf of the Obama administration, Obama had much more at stake than simply losing an election.


18 posted on 10/28/2012 9:01:46 AM PDT by possum john
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To: possum john
I, too, had a tear come to my eye when reading your post, and I'm a grouchy old man. I'm fairly decent in using words to express thoughts and ideas but the outrage I feel over this betrayal is unspeakable. It goes to the heart of who I am.

Impeach the bsatard. Hang him for treason. There is no punishment too harsh for the creature called Obama.

I find I'm grieving over the deaths of these men, and did not know any of them.

19 posted on 10/28/2012 10:26:24 AM PDT by Do Be (The heart is smarter than the head.)
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To: possum john

Thank you P. J. for your service to our country. I wish you the best.


20 posted on 10/28/2012 10:29:16 AM PDT by Know et al (The greatest argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with a voter: Churchill)
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To: possum john

“”I think it is more than that. If Stevens, as has been reported, was involved in trafficking arms to AQ on behalf of the Obama administration, Obama had much more at stake than simply losing an election.””

AGREED! I’ll be 100% there when someone can explain why Turkey would move arms by ship to Lybia for transport to the Syrian rebels when everyone knows that all the slime in that part of the world know very well they only needed to smuggle them across Turkey’s border with Syria.

An entirely plausible explanation for that scenario except for moving them to Lybia first!!

Maybe freeper Jeff Head can set me straight as he wrote brilliantly about it.....

Does obozo have a clue who the Syrian rebels are? Of course, he does. That’s why he’d be anxious to HELP them!


21 posted on 10/28/2012 11:25:25 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: Do Be

“”Impeach the bastard. Hang him for treason””

Very good idea but Biden would have to go at the same time. We absolutely could not deal with another 4 years of him if they’re reelected.

We can hope that the threat of impeachment would work. It did in 1974!!!!


22 posted on 10/28/2012 11:45:15 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: possum john; All
Report: Obama Watched Benghazi Attack From 'Situation Room'

Justice with Judge Jeanine 10/27/12 - CIA talks about latest news about Benghazi coverup

Judge Jeanine speaking with Charles Woods, father of Benghazi slain SEAL Ty Woods

Judge Jeanine asks White House 'How do you sleep at night'

23 posted on 10/28/2012 12:20:36 PM PDT by Larousse2 (The price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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