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Ambassador Susan Rice: Libya Attack Not Premeditated
ABC NEWS ^ | September 16, 2012 | Jake Tapper

Posted on 09/16/2012 7:42:08 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi was not premeditated, directly contradicting top Libyan officials who say the attack was planned in advance.

“Our current best assessment, based on the information that we have at present, is that, in fact, what this began as, it was a spontaneous – not a premeditated – response to what had transpired in Cairo,” Rice told me this morning on “This Week.”

“In Cairo, as you know, a few hours earlier, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this very offensive video that was disseminated,” Rice said, referring to protests in Egypt Tuesday over a film that depicts the Prophet Muhammad as a fraud. Protesters in Cairo breached the walls of the U.S. American Embassy, tearing apart an American flag.

“We believe that folks in Benghazi, a small number of people came to the embassy to – or to the consulate, rather, to replicate the sort of challenge that was posed in Cairo,” Rice said. “And then as that unfolded, it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by some individual clusters of extremists who came with heavier weapons… And it then evolved from there.”

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: 911iisundaytalkshows; hillary; libya; obama; obamalies; rice; statedeptcoverup; susanrice; susanricelies

1 posted on 09/16/2012 7:42:10 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Whatever. I don’t believe anything those people say.


2 posted on 09/16/2012 7:42:58 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Uncle Chip

She is a lying POS and she knows better.

She is only trying to protect Obozo and Der Hilderbeast.

More DemLies.


3 posted on 09/16/2012 7:44:40 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Uncle Chip

She’s a bonehead.


4 posted on 09/16/2012 7:45:33 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The United States of America apologizing to knuckledragging, cavedwelling Neandethals. Whodda thunk!)
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To: Uncle Chip

“We believe that folks in Benghazi, a small number of people came to the embassy to – or to the consulate, rather, to replicate the sort of challenge that was posed in Cairo,” Rice said. “And then as that unfolded, it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by some individual clusters of extremists who came with heavier weapons… And it then evolved from there.”
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She neglects that possibility that this scenario could describe a plan that didn’t look like a plan.


5 posted on 09/16/2012 7:46:24 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Uncle Chip

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice is a liar.


6 posted on 09/16/2012 7:47:42 AM PDT by ILS21R (The time is nigh.)
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To: Texas Fossil

It wasn’t a muzzie 9/11 conspiracy? Explain all the other protests and uprisings all coincidentally on Sept 11., Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon etc.

And we have these people as leaders?


7 posted on 09/16/2012 7:48:50 AM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Uncle Chip

The old saying: “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.”

Saying updated: “If you are a Democrat, tell a lie once and the media will run with it forever as fact.”


8 posted on 09/16/2012 7:49:09 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: madison10

More and more under this administration I find myself scanning the foreign press more often for the truth. Telling!


9 posted on 09/16/2012 7:49:20 AM PDT by tsowellfan (Obama blaming Freedom of Speech for Al Qaeda attack on Embassies in Libya and Egypt on Sept 11)
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To: Uncle Chip

Does she need a certified copy of the advance attack plan?


10 posted on 09/16/2012 7:49:37 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Texas Fossil

Does their lie benefit or hurt the Libyan government who insists that the attacks were planned?

Just wondering if Libya may come out more in public and say “I BEG to differ”


11 posted on 09/16/2012 7:51:23 AM PDT by tsowellfan (Obama blaming Freedom of Speech for Al Qaeda attack on Embassies in Libya and Egypt on Sept 11)
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To: Uncle Chip
Check this moron's profile from the State Department and found this picture (which profiles her intelligence 'without words'...

Photobucket

12 posted on 09/16/2012 7:52:44 AM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: Uncle Chip
Lots of rats are in the finals of "I told this weeks biggest lie".

Forward; embarrassing America one lie at a time.

13 posted on 09/16/2012 7:53:10 AM PDT by JPG (Make it happen)
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To: Texas Fossil

She recieved instructions from above, and hasen’t read the most recent memo. She is just following instructions from the State Dept. director , .. the amateur.

Hopefully, she isn’t a ‘career diplomat’ as she will soon find herself among the “ Occupy” folks.

For a diplomat:
to ignore the anniversary of 9 /11
to ignore the drone killing of AQ #2 recently
to ignore heavy armlaments,including mortars
to beleive this was a ‘flash mob’of 2000 people
This defies credibility !


14 posted on 09/16/2012 7:53:46 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Disclaimer - the opinions above merely reflect the writers restricted ability to observe reality)
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To: Uncle Chip; All
And Major Nadal Hassan’s murder of 13 troops at Fort Hood, TX was a mere “workplace shooting” by a disgruntled employee with individual mental problems and definitely NOT a premeditated act of treason and terrorism by an America and American hating radical Islamist.
15 posted on 09/16/2012 7:54:06 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: Uncle Chip
Void the bowels of Washington this November!
16 posted on 09/16/2012 7:54:08 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Truth29

The impeachment process would have already begun if this was going on under Bush.

Memo to Romney: “Suggest that John Boehner step down as Speaker of the House”

That alone should be worth 5% points


17 posted on 09/16/2012 7:54:12 AM PDT by tsowellfan (Obama blaming Freedom of Speech for Al Qaeda attack on Embassies in Libya and Egypt on Sept 11)
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To: Truth29
Does she need a certified copy of the advance attack plan?

No, a forged one should suffice. Works for birth certificates.

18 posted on 09/16/2012 7:56:06 AM PDT by Kudsman (Restore the Republic, repeal the 17th.)
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To: ILS21R

She has no more business as our Ambassador than I have to being the POPE.


19 posted on 09/16/2012 7:57:15 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Uncle Chip

“We believe that folks in Benghazi, a small number of people came to the embassy to – or to the consulate, rather, to replicate the sort of challenge that was posed in Cairo,” Rice said. “And then as that unfolded, it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by some individual clusters of extremists who came with heavier weapons…”

Rice is an Idiot!

The VC/NVA used to push women & children ahead of them when attacking our compounds in Vietnam. The only difference here is that the “clusters of extremists” did not have to push the “small number of people came to the embassy to – or to the consulate, rather, to replicate the sort of challenge...”

The “extremists” wanted to see if we would open fire, and, if so, create a few more “martyrs” to parade before to press & world diplomatic corps. Once they had determined our rules of engagement, they were free to execute their rules of engagement. ( “Kill all the Infidels! Obama will NOT retaliate.”)


20 posted on 09/16/2012 7:57:24 AM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Uncle Chip; All

This woman is absolutely stupid. And, I never thought I would be a Libyan government more than my own....oh man...


21 posted on 09/16/2012 7:58:41 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Blaming Terry Jones for the recent Muslim riots is like blaming the St Louis Rams for football)
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To: Uncle Chip

Right. They just happened to show up with all those weapons and gear. At the same time. In those numbers. Agreeing on who was in charge. Where the ambassador was located. No, of course there was no coordination, that kind of thing happens all the time - in the movies, on The A Team, etc.


22 posted on 09/16/2012 8:01:04 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Uncle Chip

It was as spontaneous as December 7, 1941 or September 11, 2001 ... and, and, imagine that, it just happened to take place on the same September 11. What a coincidence! In fact, that proves it.

Empty chair. Empty suit. Empty assurances. Empty promises. This administration is running on empty.


23 posted on 09/16/2012 8:02:06 AM PDT by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: JPG

“embarrassing America one lie at a time.”

Another good slogan! I like it.


24 posted on 09/16/2012 8:05:04 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Many comments on this and other similar threads declare Ambassador Rice to be an idiot. This would be true if she actually believed what she said, but I doubt that this is true.

She is Lying for Obama, and was the administration’s designated liar for the Sunday talk shows. It tells us that the administration has decided that this storyline is Obama’s best chance at mitigating the damage.

Expect stories and ads that attempt to connect the nutcase video with Romney and the Republicans. Nothing to do with Obama you see, Romney and Republican’s fault.


25 posted on 09/16/2012 8:05:05 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: Uncle Chip

http://www.nationalterroralert.com/2012/09/11/egyptian-iranian-intelligence-meeting-prompts-fears-of-a-new-middle-east-terror-axis/

http://freebeacon.com/the-cairo-tehran-express/

http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/terrorism-in-sinai-tests-for-president-morsi-and-the-egyptian-military

http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/zw-cgi/view/Advice/Egypt

http://www.jpost.com/Headlines/Article.aspx?id=279898

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/report-al-qaeda-planning-massive-terror-attack-on-israeli-plane/2012/08/17/

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No knowledge huh. Liars!


26 posted on 09/16/2012 8:07:17 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: harpu

I saw the picture before I read the text. I thought you were going to say something about babs Boxer.


27 posted on 09/16/2012 8:09:01 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

She’s not stupid, she’s lying.


28 posted on 09/16/2012 8:11:14 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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To: madison10

Thats how far we have fallen since TPTB shot President Ronald Reagan. Its as if there was a coup and the CIA lead by papa Bush took over.

Now we cannot believe a word our goverment says. In all seriousness we the people cannot believe a single thing the feds tell us.


29 posted on 09/16/2012 8:12:04 AM PDT by winodog
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To: Uncle Chip

Another thread:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2931897/posts


30 posted on 09/16/2012 8:12:07 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: madison10

In other words, “it just happened”


31 posted on 09/16/2012 8:12:52 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Good Lord, she’s married to an ABC News producer. Sure we’ll get the whole story from ABC.


32 posted on 09/16/2012 8:19:07 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Texas Fossil
Der Hilderbeast

LOL I always called her "The Hildebeast" but I like yours better!

33 posted on 09/16/2012 8:24:27 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Uncle Chip
stooopid cow isn't smart enough to pour pizz out of a boot even with the directions on the heel...
34 posted on 09/16/2012 8:35:22 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Uncle Chip

Rice is just getting in step with the “conventional wisdom” that is being formulated by the government / media axis. CNN has clearly placed the blame on “Islamaphobic Evangelicals” surprisingly enough.


35 posted on 09/16/2012 8:37:32 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: submarinerswife

TNX hee hee hee


36 posted on 09/16/2012 8:58:18 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Uncle Chip

Haul that lying, POS, Amd. Rice before Congress and wave the intel that warned us 3 days prior in her face and make her repeat those lies under oath!!


37 posted on 09/16/2012 9:00:54 AM PDT by ShovelThemOut
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To: Uncle Chip
From a distance the “rage” sure looked organized and had some type of purpose.

The bureaucrats call the grass around the Washington Memorial purple and no one in power refuses to call them out. Criticism is only relegated to pundits not people who can actually make public servants of the Executive Branch nervous. Weeper of the House, take off your dress and throw away the hanky, your country needs your resolve, not political maneuvering because you are scared at losing control.

38 posted on 09/16/2012 9:09:18 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Sure, Susan, whatever you say. Spontaneous “protests” always include individuals with rocket launchers.

Do these people actually think the American people are that stupid???


39 posted on 09/16/2012 9:12:59 AM PDT by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: ShovelThemOut
Haul that lying, POS, Amd. Rice before Congress and wave the intel that warned us 3 days prior in her face and make her repeat those lies under oath!!

YEP

40 posted on 09/16/2012 9:31:31 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Another pantload from the 1st Idiot administration.


41 posted on 09/16/2012 9:31:45 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Shimmer1
She’s not stupid, she’s lying.

Indeed. She claims a demonstration at the consulate was "hijacked" by "extremists" with "heavier weapons", and it "evolved from there".

Susan Rice is lying through her teeth, following Regime talking points to protect the Bitch of State and the Traitor in Chief.

We have, for example, the testimony of Ethan Chorin, who was in Benghazi with Dr. Thomas Burke of Mass General, Boston. They were there to assist Libyan doctors in setting up an Emergency Room operation at the Benghazi Medical Center. They and the Libyan doctors were slated to meet with Ambassador Stevens Wednesday morning.

Tuesday evening, Chorin was on the phone with the Ambassador's security detail arranging the meeting, when the call ended abruptly with a shout of "We've got a problem here". Then Chorin and Burke were left to hole up in their hotel listening to sounds of the distant violence. And the Libyan doctors ended up treating the Ambassador unsucessfully at the BMC for severe asphyxia.

IOW, no demonstration, no build-up. Just a sudden surprise attack by Al Qaeda. Which we now know would not have been a surprise, but for the incompetence of the Obama State Department.

42 posted on 09/16/2012 9:42:45 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Actually, she is Amish....... first, foremost, unshakeable


43 posted on 09/16/2012 9:47:08 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Uncle Chip

Idiot.


44 posted on 09/16/2012 9:54:48 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I didn't post this. Someone else did.)
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To: Uncle Chip

I didn’t realize that Baghdad Bob had a sister!


45 posted on 09/16/2012 10:19:08 AM PDT by Roberts
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To: himno hero
And we have these people as leaders?

It's what happens when you expand voting rights and enfranchise imbeciles.

There is no solution to this problem, only collapse and reset.

46 posted on 09/16/2012 10:22:32 AM PDT by Rome2000 (WILLARD ROMNEY -- MORMON MELCHIDEZEK BISHOP -HIS FAMILY HAS AVOIDED MILITARY SERVICE FOR GENERATIONS)
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To: Rome2000

You know, a week ago I wouldn’t have agreed with you. Now, I think collapse and reset will be the only thing that will get the job doe.


47 posted on 09/16/2012 11:51:22 AM PDT by LaRueLaDue
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