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Gardiner: 'White House’s Benghazi Bungling is Proving a Disaster'
Reaganite Republican ^ | 30 November 2012 | Reaganite Republican

Posted on 11/29/2012 2:20:12 AM PST by Reaganite Republican

'...giving every impression that it is lacking in transparency, competence and accountability'


With the liberal, old-guard media still in bed with the White House and the recent election behind them, Team Obama surely thought Benghazigate would be promptly buried and forgotten. Alas, it's really not working out that way, is it...

The problem is that instead of forthcoming, good-faith disclosure -and perhaps some smidgen of accountability- the habitually-dishonest Obama Administration has been lying about Benghazi from the start: the cause, the circumstances on the ground, the perpetrators, what they knew and when they knew it,  who's to blame for dismissal of security concerns at our consulate, Obama's initial reaction to the attack, etc

Dear Leader has also run the bus right over Hillary, Petraeus, and two top commanders in a shameful attempt to deflect blame for his own total and complete FAIL at Benghazi on 9/11/12, while orchestrating a cover-up so massive it makes Watergate look like some college prank.


It all started with a cockamamie story re. Benghazi having something to do with a YouTube video and a protest that never happened. UN Ambassador Susan Rice was pushed out on the stage to promote this for four days straight, yet Gen. Petraeus recently made it clear the CIA knew it was AQ right away...
and that they never bought into the 'protest' bit.

Now that Obama himself, his Director of National Intelligence (DNI), and the State Dept have all distanced themselves from the 'video' fairy-tale as well -adding they 'don't know' who edited-out mention of Al Qaeda from the Benghazi talking-points- you have to wonder why Susan Rice was out hard-selling us a fictional, fatherless version of events nobody seems to have ever believed for a minute.

Subsequent spray-painting of the turd has proved largely ineffectual. and now that Obama is attempting elevate that same toady Susan Rice to Secretary of State, her previous willingness to stand up and lie for this vile administration has brought the wrath of GOP lawmakers- it's about damn time they got pissed about something.

An increasingly cornered Obama has slipped-into his standard default setting of 'only the Republicans care about this', but that's not fooling most thinking people anymore- including some on the other side of the pond:
Daily Telegraph (UK):

President Obama hasn’t even begun his second term yet, but his administration is already struggling with a huge credibility problem on the Benghazi front...


Jay Carney told the assembled White House press corps: "...the president ... is not particularly concerned about whether the ambassador or I went out and talked about the fact that we believed extremists might have been responsible. And whether we named them as al Qaeda or not does not–no, it certainly doesn't have any bearing on what happened and who was responsible as that investigation was continuing on Benghazi." 

Carney’s response, as the president’s official spokesman is extraordinarily dismissive of the concerns of the American people as well as the United States Congress, and is representative of the administration’s shambolic handling of the Benghazi attack. 

Susan Rice is the US Ambassador to the United Nations and Obama’s likely choice to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. What she misleadingly told millions of Americans on national television regarding the circumstances surrounding the first assassination of a US Ambassador since 1979 is of great public interest, and the nation deserves clear answers about what exactly the president and his top advisers knew before, during and after the Benghazi atrocity, and how they responded...


Already some political observers think that an arrogant, damn-the-torpedoes nomination of Susan Rice for Secretary of State
could be Barack Obama's political undoing...
and this one's a Democrat.

Plenty of questions left to answer about Benghazi and the (ongoing) Obama Administration cover-up, too- oh yeah.



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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazigate; impeach; rice

1 posted on 11/29/2012 2:20:34 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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2 posted on 11/29/2012 2:21:54 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: gotribe

OT, gotribe

I’m a lifelong Tribe fan, starting with Gaylord Perry days...


4 posted on 11/29/2012 2:34:23 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican; annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; ...

FYI to the Beghazi ping list.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2963846/posts?page=21#21

Building on a Kernel of Truth
Thursday, November 29, 2012 5:16:02 AM · 21 of 21
MestaMachine to CyberAnt
We DO understand that. What you seem to be missing is that someone issued a stand down order TWICE to the SEALs because they requested permission to aid the ambassador and they were IN COUNTRY. THEY didn’t NEED CBA. THEY WERE ALREADY THERE!
In the end, they disobeyed those orders or thirty more Americans might have died. Everyone keeps saying this was a planned kidnapping...except me...because Smith and Stevens were already dead BEFORE the SEALs got there. And the other Americans were still under fire.
The rescue team that arrived from Tripoli was first delayed at the airport and then ambushed. It wasn’t a planned kidnapping. It was a planned murder.
And what everyone else seems to forget as well, is that if all had gone according to plan, the entire muslim uprising throughout the ME WOULD HAVE BEEN BLAMED ON ISRAEL.
You all know how obama loves to rub things in people’s faces. WHILE this was going on, obastard actually called Netanyahu on the phone and talked for an HOUR.
YOU asked me what I knew. I am telling you what I KNOW and no one seems to be paying attention.
They were SETTING ISRAEL UP! That was Plan A. Had Walid Shoebat not identified the so-called filmmaker, Israel would have borne the brunt of the US government’s anger for creating a video that was made at THE behest of our OWN government. Israel, and ultimately, Netanyahu, who is facing elections himself, would have been blamed for the death of Ambassador Stevens and Stevens would be out of the way because he was becoming antsy. Stevens KNEW he was going to be killed. He SAID so.
His name was on an al qaeda kill list. Retribution in kind for the killing of yahya al libi. But the administration’s hands would have been clean. They even tried to continue with the plan AFTER they were exposed.
Why do you think obastard gave that insane speech at the UN? It was to incite the muslims to even more violence and it had nothing to do with being reelected because at the time, he wasn’t sure he would be and he was tying up loose ends as fast as he could.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


7 posted on 11/29/2012 2:50:41 AM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

He’s a COMMUNIST, who cares what color he is


8 posted on 11/29/2012 2:50:56 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Prayers up for you!


13 posted on 11/29/2012 3:03:52 AM PST by gotribe
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To: Reaganite Republican

does benghazi rhyme with crazy?

some, if a bit heavily tinfoiled, are saying this was a hub of another pointedly pointless gunrunning operation and big ears was vainly trying to keep it under wraps by muting the military response to benghazi getting attacked.


15 posted on 11/29/2012 3:09:16 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Dreamer,In 3 weeks this will be gone from everyones memory


16 posted on 11/29/2012 3:18:52 AM PST by ballplayer
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To: Reaganite Republican

Nobody cares. Not the media. Not the American people. Not even the Congress. Just a few of us nut-jobs out here in the cloud.


20 posted on 11/29/2012 3:44:58 AM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Salamander

Well there is a way to stick a hatpin into a balloon without popping it, so....

(the secret is to first firmly apply an X of scotch tape on the balloon where the pin is going to be inserted)


21 posted on 11/29/2012 3:46:24 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Reaganite Republican

WHERE WAS PRESIDENT OBAMA & SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY CLINTON when BENGHAZI was going down for over seven (7) hours? - (crickets)


22 posted on 11/29/2012 3:49:58 AM PST by Twinkie (ABORTION is GENOCIDE of Blacks & Hispanics!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I know but there’s no way I’m putting Scotch tape all over my laptop screen.

;D


23 posted on 11/29/2012 3:51:02 AM PST by Salamander (If animals could speak, mankind would weep.)
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To: Salamander
Well, here's such a bubble nested comfortably on a cactus, link only to make copyrights happy
24 posted on 11/29/2012 3:53:31 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Reaganite Republican
Gardiner: 'White House’s Benghazi Bungling is Proving a Disaster'

Not true at all

By definition disasters have consequences. There have so far been no consequences to the arrogant narcissist and the party of plunder and squnader. A few bureaucrats were killed, so I guess from the viewpoints of their families it's a disaster, but as far as the rest of us go, it didn't affect the outcome of the election, it doesn't prevent the spineless republicans from "putting revenure on the table" (meaning raising our taxes to pay for 0bama's profligate dissapation of our hard earned money), etc. It provides a distraction from the real business of government and that is robbing us of the fruits of our labors so as to enrich their friends and associates.

SO, I ask you, where's the disaster?

25 posted on 11/29/2012 4:15:04 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga

“where’s the disaster? ,.....”

Hmmmm.....not really sure....but might wanna talk to Chris Steven’s family and that of a couple former Seals......and those of bunch of active duty Seals....that didn’t return .......

It’s ain’t going away. It’s gonna fester.....and...IMHO....before its all gone....Ms. Hillary is in the Oval Office......


26 posted on 11/29/2012 4:22:16 AM PST by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: mo
but might wanna talk to Chris Steven’s family and that of a couple former Seals

Two things:

First - to quote, "You MIGHT wanna" read past the first line of my post before you post a response, but I guess that's too many words.

Second - If this is a disaster by your definition then there are 6300 disasters a day happening in the usa (hint, that's how many people die every day). Not every death is a disaster, and I reiterate WHERE ARE THE CONSEQUENCES? Get back to me when you've figured that out. (or not) I really don't care)

Or maybe you think that some government bureaucrat is more important than all of the hard working people whose taxes support him and his ilk, so that his death is somehow more significant.

And "you might wanna" learn a little grammar too

27 posted on 11/29/2012 5:13:29 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga

The disaster consequence is that at least some Muzzies feel a little bolder about trying a stunt again which includes something that the news politely called “sodomizing” a US ambassador.


28 posted on 11/29/2012 5:34:00 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
The disaster consequence is that at least some Muzzies feel a little bolder about trying a stunt again which includes something that the news politely called “sodomizing” a US ambassador.

So you're one of those who think that government bureaucrats are more important than the rest of us. Sorry good buddy, I just don't buy it. It's government F'up for sure, but considering what the government does to everyone every day, I just can't agree that it reaches the magnitude of a disaster.

The re-election of that pompous smug narcissistic arrogant ass to the presidency is a disaster. A few murders of government officials in a foreign country? Not so much when weighed against the millions who are out of work because of 0 and his accomplices.

29 posted on 11/29/2012 5:55:10 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga

That’s one of OUR gummit bureaucrats. If it ain’t a shot across the bow it sure mimicked one well.


30 posted on 11/29/2012 5:57:15 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: from occupied ga

And anyhow you missed the plain English of what I said. The mouth breather with the slicing knife did not say to himself something like “ah, some dispensable bureaucrat.” He said “ah, an AMERICAN OFFICIAL.” If he had done it to Barack Obama with impunity, I’d say that equally emboldened the Muzzies.


31 posted on 11/29/2012 5:59:59 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
I’d call the 9/11 attacks a disaster, but I just can’t get worked up about some bureaucrats getting killed in a place that is known to be dangerous. To me the word “disaster” imples large consequences. I just don’t see that here.

What have the consequences been other than a distraction from the real business of government - looting to people it controls and fattening on the hard work of us peons. From that viewpoint it is rather convenient for the government not a disaster. In fact, I just thought of this, but that would explain why the requested protection was NOT forthcoming. The administration wanted a red herring to distract from their agenda of domestic tyranny. Stevens was probably sacrificed to provide an ongoing smoke screen for 0's second term domestic agenda

32 posted on 11/29/2012 6:15:33 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga

The idea is it’s come back to haunt him in any Rice nomination attempt- he’s already been told ‘don’t try it’


33 posted on 11/29/2012 7:34:28 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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Jay Carney told the assembled White House press corps: "...the president ... is not particularly concerned about whether the ambassador or I went out and talked about the fact that we believed extremists might have been responsible. And whether we named them as al Qaeda or not does not–no,""""""..........

NO, you say NO! OK then, why are you stonewalling on this SIMPLE little matter, lets move one. Your admitting that we NOW need to get down to the MOST important thing of who gave the order to "STAND DOWN". I agree.

34 posted on 11/29/2012 7:40:48 AM PST by annieokie
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To: HiTech RedNeck
That’s one of OUR gummit bureaucrats.

Maybe your government. I'm pretty sure that my government I learned about in skool had constitutional limits and was not engaged in plundering the hard working to buy votes from the lazy, but I could be wrong. I'm also pretty sure that no one asked me if it was OK if they took about half of what I make and use it to give an ever expanding class of parasitical bureaucrats extravagant salaries. I think my country has been conquered by communists and no one ever noticed.

When Kruschev said "we'll bury you," I'm sure he didn't anticipate that silghtly over half of the country would enslave the other half and destroy their freedoms, but he was dead on with communism burying freedom.

35 posted on 11/29/2012 8:14:13 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga

Well, I take the older stodgier (and biblical) view that it is yet my, although badly misbehaving, government.


36 posted on 11/29/2012 12:48:19 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Well, I take the older stodgier (and biblical) view that it is yet my, although badly misbehaving, government.

I'm not sure where you get the biblical part, but if the following people shared your view, we'd still be subjects of the crown rather than subjects of 0bama

Adams, John
Adams, Samuel
Bartlett, Josiah
Braxton, Carter
Carroll of Carrollton, Charles
Chase, Samuel
Clark, Abraham
Clymer, George
Ellery, William
Floyd, William
Franklin, Benjamin
Gerry, Elbridge
Gwinnett, Button
Hall, Lyman
Hancock, John
Harrison, Benjamin
Hart, John
Hewes, Joseph
Heyward Jr., Thomas
Hooper, William
Hopkins, Stephen
Hopkinson, Francis
Huntington, Samuel
Jefferson, Thomas
Lee, Francis Lightfoot
Lee, Richard Henry
Lewis, Francis
Livingston, Philip
Lynch Jr., Thomas
McKean, Thomas
Middleton, Arthur
Morris, Lewis
Morris, Robert
Morton, John
Nelson Jr., Thomas
Paca, William
Paine, Robert
Penn, John
Read, George
Rodney, Caesar
Ross, George
Rush, Benjamin
Rutledge, Edward
Sherman, Roger
Smith, James
Stockton, Richard
Stone, Thomas
Taylor, George
Thornton, Matthew
Walton, George
Whipple, William
Williams, William
Wilson, James
Witherspoon, John
Wolcott, Oliver

37 posted on 11/29/2012 2:27:50 PM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga

It might be a Canada-like regime, with allegiance basically titular, but who knows.

But what end justifies what means, that’s a whole nother ball of debate wax. I didn’t have any choice of course about where I would be born.


38 posted on 11/30/2012 11:17:41 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
But what end justifies what means, that’s a whole nother ball of debate wax. I didn’t have any choice of course about where I would be born.

Well that's going to be the upcoming question. We're currently in the pot with the frog and the water is getting pretty hot already. Do we cook with him or do we jump out before it's too late - if it isn't too late already.

39 posted on 11/30/2012 11:28:10 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga

“All good means by all good men.” I’m not sure where in scripture one gets a new philosophy of continual rebellion, but the saner side of America has been amiss in not using the facilities it has had in hand but failed to use. It would be in this case, more as though it were hypothetically possible to have voted King George out but the colonies failed to do that.


40 posted on 11/30/2012 11:32:15 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Time to re-read this
41 posted on 11/30/2012 12:38:01 PM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga

Good, re-read it all you want.


42 posted on 11/30/2012 11:14:57 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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