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Benghazi - Will The Truth Finally Be Told?
Political Realities ^ | 05/05/13 | LD Jackson

Posted on 05/05/2013 4:55:41 AM PDT by LD Jackson

Benghazi

This is just one of the important questions that we need the answers to. Will the truth finally be told about what happened in Benghazi on September 11, 2012? Heretofore, we have been lied to, deliberately misled about the events surrounding the deaths of four Americans who were serving their country. Chis Stevens, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Tyrone Woods all died in Benghazi. While the deaths were tragic, in and of themselves, it gets worse. There appears to be clear evidence that the deaths could have possibly been avoided, but the truth has been hidden, covered up at every turn by the Obama administration.

For months, we have heard about the survivors of the Benghazi attack. At first, they were muzzled and the press had absolutely no access to them. Investigators were not allowed to talk to them and their stories were suppressed. At long last, some of them will finally be able to tell us what really happened that night in Benghazi. They will testify before a Congressional committee on Wednesday.

Fox News - Their identities have been a well-guarded secret, known only to their high-powered lawyers and a handful of House lawmakers and staff. But now Fox News has learned the names of the self-described Benghazi “whistleblowers” who are set to testify before a widely anticipated congressional hearing on Wednesday.

Appearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will be three career State Department officials: Gregory N. Hicks, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya at the time of the Benghazi terrorist attacks; Mark I. Thompson, a former Marine and now the deputy coordinator for Operations in the agency’s Counterterrorism Bureau; and Eric Nordstrom, a diplomatic security officer who was the regional security officer in Libya, the top security officer in the country in the months leading up to the attacks.

Benghazi, LibyaIf you care about what is happening in our country and around the world, you should care about the outcome of this hearing. We all should care about the information that will be revealed, if these three men are allowed to tell their stories with no limitations. Until now, the Obama administration has scrambled to hide the mistakes, and what appears to be a clear dereliction of duty, before, during, and after the debacle in Benghazi. I am hopeful that the truth will finally be told and justice will be served for the four men who died on that night.

There is one thing of importance to note, especially for any liberals who may read this post and want to accuse me of just piling on President Obama and trying to damage him in his second term. Nothing could be further from the truth. What I am interested in is the truth. From the small amount of evidence we have access to, it is clear that something went horribly wrong that night.

Even though I believe the Obama administration is culpable in what happened, and in the coverup that has followed, this is not about President Obama.

Even though the truth should have been revealed before last year's election, this is not about President Obama or how he managed to keep the truth under wraps until after he defeated Mitt Romney in November.

Even though it should bring down his administration because of their misdeeds, this is not about President Obama.

Hear me clearly. This is about the truth of what happened in Benghazi and how four of our citizens, who were serving their country, were allowed to die, even though we had ways to respond to the threat on their lives. I say again, we want the truth about what happened in Benghazi. Nothing more and nothing less.


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghaziwb; kenyanbornmuzzie; libya; waronterror

1 posted on 05/05/2013 4:55:41 AM PDT by LD Jackson
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2 posted on 05/05/2013 4:58:04 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: LD Jackson

These people have to be completely up front with every last detail during the questioning. No more protecting anyone in this administration with mish-mash of “it was tragic and we were caught in an unfortunate circumstance.” He’ll no.. there’s been a major coverup and it needs to be exposed.

It’s high time for the bright light of the unvarnished truth to shine.


3 posted on 05/05/2013 5:01:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: LD Jackson
Maybe, if the witnesses live long enough to testify.

Military Scramble Order Overseas, How They Work
First, I've got over 26 years working in military control towers, most of them as the watch supervisor/crew chief on duty.
Scrambling aircraft to respond to urgent situations normally starts at the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The scramble order comes down through a secured phone call on a direct line.
In the attack on the U.S. embassy on Benghazi, the drone control would have been from MacDill AFB, FL, by U.S. Central Command, and would have been in direct contact, or maybe even remote control to the situation room in the White House.
Watch this 4 minute 48 second video Inside the Situation Room.
The pResident SHOULD HAVE issued to order to scramble fighters to Benghazi, to get there in minimum time.
Then he SHOULD HAVE issued a second order scrambling AC-130 gunships to respond to Benghazi, and have them stand by for more orders. This should have been controlled by the pResident, who should have monitored and responded with guidance from his Situation Room, Read
Here's one more piece of information.
Like Rush said:

Now we know that Obama was in the room watching Benghazi attack live.

I know from experience in the government (over 30 years) that the communication system allows for IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION to the SITUATION ROOM,
as well as other agencies, of notification of a critical situation such as this.
I'm sure technology has changed and only gotten better since I retired, but read this with focus onFLASH OVERRIDE and FLASH.
There is more you need to read.
Read post #48 of ""Under God" Removed By Obama During Inaguration Pledge" and know that we were warned of this.


This has been planned for a VERY LONG TIME.
Obama is solely responsible for this.
Hillary claimed “No Knowledge” of gun running
and told Rand Paul he needed to ask the CIA
.


Let's look at some of the facts.
So, let us remember. For a better understanding of the issue, read HISTORY of Mohammed ( spelled variously; Mahomet, Muhammed, Mehmet, etc. ). then watch William Federer explain it, from Jan. 25, 2012 at CC Chino Hills, CA. It's a MUST WATCH for everyone,Christians, Athiests and even Muslims!

As retired military myself, I've seen the damage of "keeping secrets" about bad leaders.
Obama is EVIL, pure and simple.
Please watch Glenn Beck with Trevor Loudon & his book "Barack Obama and the Enemies Within".
Then watch the 29 minute 13 seconds video Trevor Loudon- An Urgent (and chilling) Message for America.

Obama may be feigning "incompetence," thinking he's too sly, being a "wolf in sheep's clothing" since his mentoring was from Fabian Fascism..
The "Establishment Republicans" will probably NOT want to IMPEACH the TREASONIST Barack Hussein Obama II.
But it's better for the country that Obama suffer the penalty, the strongest penalty for his actions, and his inactions.
Let's look at the Presidential Oaths of Office.
Now who among us really believes Obama did any of that ?
To Obama, that was "Just words. Just speeches! "
Damn him ! Damn him to hell !

I'll finish this with asking you to read Watch the 18 minute 56 second documentary video "Absolutely Uncertain" at "theBLAZE.com" or on YouTube.com, narrated by Irina, the 23-year-old “Jewish New Yorker” and a former Obama supporter .

One other suggestion, read DID OBAMA WANT STEVENS DEAD?
The language is a little abrasive, but spot on. Also read:
4 posted on 05/05/2013 5:02:47 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: LD Jackson

Will the truth be told? I doubt it. These GOP Congresscritters have a history of overpromising.


5 posted on 05/05/2013 5:06:36 AM PDT by csmusaret (America is more divided today , not because of the problems we face but because of Obama's solutions)
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To: LD Jackson

I will be curious to see how the MSM covers this on Wednesday.


7 posted on 05/05/2013 5:20:17 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: LD Jackson

The more relevant question is”will it be reported?” If MSM doesn’t report it it will become known but it will be treated the same as a conspiracy theory, something buzzed about on the net. It will get no traction at all, except the part about those mean Republicans harassing the president who is just trying to do his job.


8 posted on 05/05/2013 5:26:00 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's EconomTheiics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: LD Jackson

I am confused. The past few days, these articles mention the ‘survivors’ of Benghazi, then speak of the ‘whistleblowers’, as if they are one in the same.

Were any of these three whistleblowers at the so called ‘safehouse’ ?


9 posted on 05/05/2013 5:28:24 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: LD Jackson

I certainly hope the truth comes out, but I bekieve a great deal of us already know what it is.

1. Obama had to go to Vegas to campaign.
2. al Qaeda was supposed to be on the run and ordering extra security would have put paid to that lie.
3. Obama needed to be re-elected and be free to campaign some more.

Look for another major manufactured crisis to come up to deflect our attention from Benghazi. Will it be another terrorist attack, bird flu, riots, another blood clot. I have no idea but it’s going to be a good one.


10 posted on 05/05/2013 5:32:49 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Yosemitest

I go back to the notion that nothing happens in a vacuum, especially in DC.

We watched as Romney went after Obama on this issue in debate #1. We also watched as he suddenly went into defensive mode when Obama voiced his false indignation of the charges leveled by Romney. Then in debates #’s 2&3 Romney never brought it up again.

Seeing that Romney was not his own man through the campaign, it bring me back to my opening statement above. What happened behind the Mordor Curtain between 1 and 2? Something came to light I believe and couple that with how horribly the state of the union has been slipping.

So, if Romney were to win, the media would have pounced on him from day one and never let go. They would have turned the narrative that all the problems were now his fault, yadda, yadda, yadda. Benghazi would never have been brought up again because a Romney administration would not want that distraction and we know how the GOPe is deathly afraid of rocking the boat.

Maybe someone in the GOPe ivory tower figured out just how bad it was about to get no matter who was at 1600 and decided it would be better for the Democrats to be at the helm when the Crapola hit the fan. That way, the Democrat Party and Progressives in general would bear the brunt of a far worse coverup than some janitor happening to find a piece of tape on a door jamb.


11 posted on 05/05/2013 5:34:08 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: LD Jackson

Coverup....No matter..Not impeachable...because he’s clean and articulate


12 posted on 05/05/2013 5:46:11 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: mazda77
That way, the Democrat Party and Progressives in general would bear the brunt of a far worse coverup than some janitor happening to find a piece of tape on a door jamb.

The rats will just blame Bush and the Republicans, and the low information voters, formerly known as idiots and chumps, will believe everything they say.

13 posted on 05/05/2013 5:49:35 AM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines)
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To: mazda77
just watching Chris Wallace this morning the Democrat running dog lackey cut loose with the Democrat's only defense ~ that earlier the Republicans voted for a budget cut in a critical area ~ and that eliminated any ability to come to the aid of the folks in Libya.

This is the substitute lie they've trotted out to replace the now totally discredited OFFENSIVE VIDEO!

it would have been enough to convince Romney that the issues are too complex to be explained during a campaign ~ which, in fact, was true ~ but campaigns aren't for the purpose of arguing out the details of events where none of the participants are involved. They are, instead, for the purpose of rallying one's own troops and discrediting the other side's legitimacy.

Romney didn't need to argue a single detail ~ just accuse the Obamistas of betraying our troops in the field and killing an ambassador!

It's always been up to the Democrats to prove Obama and his crowd made the correct decisions ~ and they still can't do it.

BTW, the fact the Democrats so easily and effortlessly disarmed Romney is pretty much a sign that he had no more business as President than did Obama ~ both losers ~ both stupid.

14 posted on 05/05/2013 6:33:18 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: LD Jackson

The Benghazi affair is like the eligibility issue — they cannot divulge the truth because of the resulting domino effect among politicians.


15 posted on 05/05/2013 7:01:04 AM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: arthurus

It will be reported in a dismissive tone. Nothing here America, just Republicans playing politics against our beloved President.

Pray for America to Wake Up


16 posted on 05/05/2013 7:05:29 AM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: UCANSEE2
Were any of these three whistleblowers at the so called ‘safehouse’ ?

No, which is why I want to hear from the people actually inside the house. These whistleblowers can say what happened through their communications but they weren't on the ground.

17 posted on 05/05/2013 7:07:20 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: mazda77

What happened between 1 and 2 is that Romney believed he was so far ahead in the polls that he didn’t need to go hard on the attack.

In hindsight, Romney’s internal polls and some formerly reliable national polls were way off the mark.

Romney went into election day believing he had it in the bag. He was blindsided.


18 posted on 05/05/2013 7:17:49 AM PDT by randita
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To: LD Jackson

I want to know two things:

1. Who concocted the lame youtube video story and instructed Rice, Carney, Clinton, et al to spread the lie? Even though it was known immediately that it was al Queda sponsored.

2. Who ordered and carried out the extensive redacting of the intelligence report?

These are potentially criminal activities.


19 posted on 05/05/2013 7:23:42 AM PDT by randita
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Don’t bet on that, now they have a diversion the new war in the middle east between Israel and Syria.


20 posted on 05/05/2013 7:33:55 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

Whistle blowers are not immune to accidental death. Perish the thought.


21 posted on 05/05/2013 7:44:52 AM PDT by greyfox (If I were a Democrat I'd be pushing for the fairness doctrine too.)
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To: LD Jackson

The Kenyan or The Iranian will start WWIII before either admits resposibility for Benghazi.

H3ll would happily kill all whistleblowers.


22 posted on 05/05/2013 7:50:49 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: ScottinVA

The administration will come out of this unscathed. The public isn’t smart enough to see through Obama and his band of pirates and the MSM will see that most of the gory details go unreported. The public at large is a collective celebrity loving lemming who cannot imagine wrongdoing by their beloved leader. Like all other incidents this one will be buried in the archives of democratic transparency. “God help America”


23 posted on 05/05/2013 8:01:28 AM PDT by greyfox (If I were a Democrat I'd be pushing for the fairness doctrine too.)
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To: ronnie raygun

“We have been compromised by the criminal and criminals in the WH

Arif Alikhan - Assistant Secretary for Policy Development for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Mohammed Elibiary - Homeland Security Adviser
Rashad Hussain - Special Envoy to the (OIC) Organization of the Islamic Conference

Salam al-Marayati - Obama Adviser - founder Muslim Public Affairs Council and its current executive director

Imam Mohamed Magid - Obama’s Sharia Czar - Islamic Society of North AmericaIslamic Society of North America

Eboo Patel - Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships

7 posted on Sunday, May 05, 2013 6:52:03 AM by ronnie raygun”


24 posted on 05/05/2013 8:19:24 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: combat_boots
Sharia Czar??? WTF?

Pay attention here, folks.

25 posted on 05/05/2013 8:22:26 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: LD Jackson

“What I am interested in is the truth. From the small amount of evidence we have access to, it is clear that something went horribly wrong that night.”

Uh yeh. Starting with using some muslim Al Queda affiliated militia as private security for a gay American diplomat. What could go wrong?

I hope Nordstom’s verbal testimony is going to be something better than the 12 pages of barforama he wrote and sent to Issa as his written statement.


26 posted on 05/05/2013 8:37:32 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

What is appalling is that when the truth comes out nothing will be done about it. The “what difference does it make” crowd will continue to scorn anyone that wants justice. We have plenty of past crimes to know this is true.


27 posted on 05/05/2013 11:07:18 AM PDT by Cowgirl
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To: who knows what evil?

Hi, WKWE......

He’s not called that, of course.

Imam Mohamed Magid:

“President of the Islamic Society of North America
- Accused the Bush administration of waging a “war against Islam and Muslims”

- Says that media references to jihad as “holy war” constitute a “misuse” of that term

- Was named to President Obama’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in 2011

- Persuaded DHS to erase from its “Countering Violent Extremism” curriculum any suggestion that Muslim terrorism draws its inspiration from the laws and doctrines of Islam”

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2562

“How was Imam Magid vetted to speak at CIA Headquarters? And who vetted him?

The ADAMS Center is a Muslim Brotherhood front organization. It was founded by some of the most senior Muslim Brothers in the United States, to include Ahmed Totanji, who still resides in Herndon, Virginia. Its website proclaims “[ADAMS] is a membership organization registered in the State of Virginia as a non-profit, tax exempt corporation and is affiliated with the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA).”

Imam Magid is the Executive Director of the ADAMS Center. He is also the President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), the largest Muslim Brotherhood organization in the U.S. which was found to be a financial support entity for Hamas in the largest terrorism financing and Hamas trial in U.S. history (US v Holy Land Foundation, Dallas, 2008). Having Magid advise and teach U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials can only be aptly described as insane. According to officials at Langley who were willing to speak on the condition of anonymity, this is an outrage – but none of the leaders on the inside seem to understand the gravity of this threat. To say the fox is in the hen house would be an understatement.”

http://counterjihadreport.com/tag/imam-mohamed-magid/

The man’s father was the Grand Mufti of the Sudan. FYI:

“Obama Administration to Welcome Genocidal Sudanese Leaders for Talks”
May 1, 2013 By Faith J. H. McDonnell

http://frontpagemag.com/2013/faith-j-h-mcdonnell/obama-administration-to-welcome-genocidal-sudanese-leaders-for-talks/


28 posted on 05/05/2013 11:57:00 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: greyfox

Whistleblowers WILL be trained to behave otherwise:

“CIA Hosts Training by Muslim Brotherhood Leader and Hamas Supporter” (took place in July of 2012)

by John Guandolo24 Oct 2012

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/10/23/CIA-Hosts-Training-By-Muslim-Brotherhood-Leader-and-Hamas-Supporter?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BreitbartFeed+%28Breitbart+Feed%29


29 posted on 05/05/2013 11:59:45 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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From
“BENGHAZI: THE TERRORIST ATTACK OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2012”:

“...it is likely that the Obama administration’s post-September 11 actions were aimed at drawing public attention away from a number of highly important facts:

- the U.S. mission in Benghazi had never adopted adequate security measures;
- the administration had ignored dozens of warning signs about growing Islamic extremism and jihadism in the region over a period of more than 6 months;
- the administration, for political reasons, had ignored or denied repeated requests for extra security by American diplomats stationed in Benghazi;
- the administration had failed to beef up security even for the anniversary of 9/11, a date of obvious significance to terrorists;
- the administration, fully cognizant of what was happening on the ground during the September 11 attacks in Benghazi, nonetheless denied multiple calls for help by Americans who were stationed there;
- the administration had been lying when, throughout the presidential election season, it relentlessly advanced the notion that “al Qaeda is on the run” and Islamic terrorism was in decline thanks to President Obama’s policies; and perhaps most significantly,
- throughout 2011 and 2012 the administration had been lending its assistance to jihadists affiliated with al Qaeda, supposedly the organization that represented the prime focus of Obama’s anti-terrorism efforts; moreover, some of those same jihadists had personally fought against U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.”

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=1755


30 posted on 05/05/2013 12:03:50 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

31 posted on 05/05/2013 12:06:48 PM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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