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CNN obtains journal of slain ambassador....
yahoo ^ | Wendy Carpenter

Posted on 09/22/2012 7:31:09 PM PDT by aquila48

A personal journal belonging to U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was obtained by CNN, and The Wall Street Journal is reporting that it "broadcast reports based on its contents against the wishes of the Stevens family, according to relatives and State Department officials who were asked to intervene by the family."......

On Wednesday, CNN talk show host Anderson Cooper told Sen. John McCain on "Anderson Cooper 360," that "a source familiar with Ambassador Stevens's thinking told us that in the months before his death he talked about being worried about the never-ending security threats that he was facing in Benghazi and specifically about the rise in Islamic extremism and growing al Qaeda presence." The source, Cooper said, "also mentioned (Stevens) being on an al Qaeda hit list."

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TOPICS: History; Society
KEYWORDS: andersoncooper; chrisstevens; cnn; enemedia; libya

1 posted on 09/22/2012 7:31:14 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: aquila48

well geeee. thats amazing..wonder who wrote it.


2 posted on 09/22/2012 7:32:53 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: aquila48

CNN probably told the terrorists where he was so they could get some good ‘news’.


3 posted on 09/22/2012 7:35:42 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: aquila48

This legal? Interfering with evidence? Crime scene.


4 posted on 09/22/2012 7:37:53 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

Ohhhhhh.....that’s true.


5 posted on 09/22/2012 7:41:03 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: TigerClaws

Reminds me of the clean-up effort by Hillary’s minions after the death of Vince Foster.


6 posted on 09/22/2012 7:43:41 PM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: aquila48

On Wednesday, CNN talk show host Anderson Cooper told Sen. John McCain on “Anderson Cooper 360,” that “a source familiar with Ambassador Stevens’s thinking told us that in the months before his death he talked about being worried about the never-ending security threats that he was facing in Benghazi and specifically about the rise in Islamic extremism and growing al Qaeda presence.” The source, Cooper said, “also mentioned (Stevens) being on an al Qaeda hit list.”

One would THINK that this FURTHER discredits the Obama Administration as well as that creature who runs its state department.


7 posted on 09/22/2012 7:44:05 PM PDT by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: aquila48

CNN’s amoral and criminal interference with an investigation cannot be brushed off. “Largely unguarded” means they snuck past the guards and took evidence, then used the diary to sell advertising. RIP ethics.


8 posted on 09/22/2012 7:48:04 PM PDT by Havisham
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To: aquila48

CNN: Reliably mouthing the words of terror networks.

Anybody recall that CNN actually paid Saddam Hussein to stay in Iraq and let him pre-screen and censor their reports? True facts seemingly lost in the turbulent world of objective reporting, I guess.


9 posted on 09/22/2012 7:54:51 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: aquila48

I read that the terrorists took classified information regarding allies/safe houses/etc. from the place where Stevens was murdered.... CNN probably got the journal from the terrorists.


10 posted on 09/22/2012 7:56:20 PM PDT by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: Havisham

“RIP ethics.”

You’re kidding right. We are caught in a “war” with the most unethical, dishonest, lying administration who would make sure this journal exposing their criminally negligent behavior, would never see the light of day (definitely not before the election) and you’re worried about potential violations of legalistic technicalities?

Do you think for a microsecond that if the shoe was on the other foot they would hesitate making this public?

And that is not a crime scene - it’s a theater of war. You’re getting sucked in by their propaganda.


11 posted on 09/22/2012 8:04:06 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: ZULU
One would THINK that this FURTHER discredits the Obama Administration as well as that creature who runs its state department.

Maybe I'm dense, but what does this have to do with the Obama Administration?

12 posted on 09/22/2012 8:04:46 PM PDT by RonWebb
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To: aquila48

I thought Hilldebeast said he was never worried.


13 posted on 09/22/2012 8:10:25 PM 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

Georgia Girl 2~ “ I thought Hilldebeast said he was never worried.”

Rite . It’s called CYA , especially since it became a fatal instinct situation.
Obviously , the Hilldebeast never got a chance to read his journal, like CNN did . Ask Anderson Cooper for example...

But then again , she is so out of touch with reality , that it wasn’t until today ( 11 days after the fact ) that it dawned on her that the Benghazi riot wasn’t about the “movie that no one saw”, and was premeditated.

Freepers on this site knew the situation the day after the event. It took her 10 more days to catch up !
Amatuers !!


14 posted on 09/22/2012 8:19:27 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Disclaimer - the opinions above merely reflect the writers restricted ability to observe reality)
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To: RonWebb

Everything right up to this very minute...and beyond.
The diary is proof that they have been lying out of both sides of their mouths since the first word was spoken on this subject. obama wull compound and expand the lie exponentially when he speaks at the UN.


15 posted on 09/22/2012 8:23:30 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: MestaMachine

will


16 posted on 09/22/2012 8:25:04 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: Reddy

It would seem they had to of, or we were being lied to earlier.

At least by Sept 13th it was being reported that sensitive papers/files (containing names and some oil contracts) were missing from the consulate. CNN is reporting that they ‘found’ the journal 4 days after the attack. As of Sept 16, the FBI still wasn’t in Libya, per the Libyan president.


17 posted on 09/22/2012 8:28:13 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: MestaMachine

Sorry, I’m still not gettin’ it. What did Obama say that is refuted by this?


18 posted on 09/22/2012 8:36:27 PM PDT by RonWebb
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To: aquila48

Someone needs to ask why they were talking to State after admitting to being in possession of evidence in what is widely known to be an FBI investigation? Independent of how they came into possession of the journal (which could also be illegal), they should have been talking to the DoJ, no? The answer is either A) Yes, we made a mistake and we have opened a separate investigation into CNN’s actions, or B) the FBI has no jurisdiction and we are handing over the investigation to the DoD. WTF?!


19 posted on 09/22/2012 8:51:19 PM PDT by leakinInTheBlueSea
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To: aquila48

Probably given to them by the state department.


20 posted on 09/22/2012 9:03:51 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: aquila48

CNN-GATE !!


21 posted on 09/22/2012 9:13:50 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks aquila48.
22 posted on 09/22/2012 9:44:35 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: aquila48

Agreed it was an act of war against this country but CNN removed the diary, unlawfully, read it before turning it over to unamed others, and are using it now as programming. Do you believe CNN wants to damage Obama with what’s in the diary? I absolutely do not.


23 posted on 09/22/2012 9:44:57 PM PDT by Havisham
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To: RonWebb; All

Obama & Hillary threw the YouTube-er to the Muslim mob. Remember them apologizing to the Muslim world for the video, the video, over and over? Except no one had seen the video. All lies. Hillary looks like she’s coming apart. Aren’t you following events?


24 posted on 09/22/2012 9:54:46 PM PDT by Havisham
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To: Havisham

The video (have you seen it?) was a steaming pile of excrement, offensive not just to Muslims but to anybody with an ounce of artistic sensitivity. I doubt that Obama “apologized” for it because that would imply that he had some responsibility for it, but he was certainly right to want to distance himself from it. I wouldn’t want to be in the same area code with it.

But I still don’t see what the connection is between the Obama Administration and the Libyan ambassador’s diary obtained by CNN. How does the latter discredit the former?


25 posted on 09/22/2012 10:52:47 PM PDT by RonWebb
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To: RonWebb

Uh, it shows that his staff in Libya suspected serious problems and he failed to take adequate measures to protect them or the OTHER embassies - ESPECIALLY in light of the 9-11 anniversary.


26 posted on 09/23/2012 6:49:20 AM PDT by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: ZULU

Did the ambassador request additional security? Did Obama even know about his concerns?


27 posted on 09/23/2012 8:03:16 AM PDT by RonWebb
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To: TigerClaws
This legal? Interfering with evidence? Crime scene.

At a minimum they should be charged with possession of stolen property. I also understand that the family asked them not to publish the information in the diary.

28 posted on 09/23/2012 10:00:39 AM PDT by oldbrowser (An empty chair attracts a stadium full of empty chairs.)
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To: RonWebb

Ron Webb, I’m beginning to wonder about you.

It was 9-11. Customarily we are on “high alert” at that time.

The diary indicated HE had serious concerns about his security.

There had been a recent revolt in Libya and the new guys in power contained radical anti-western elements.

So WHY was the U.S. consul sitting in Benghazi in an essentially unprotected position with NO security when this happened??

What about EGYPT?? What about all those OTHER U.S. embassies?

Were Obama and Hillary sleeping or do they really believe their own rhetoric?


29 posted on 09/23/2012 3:19:56 PM PDT by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: RonWebb; All

Been busy. Do you see the connection now? Congress is ‘requesting’ the cables exchanged between Stevens and State Department because they suspect what we all know: Hillary & Obama didn’t protect personnel despite intelligence saying threats were mounting daily.


30 posted on 09/25/2012 8:29:12 PM PDT by Havisham
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To: RonWebb; All

Been busy. Do you see the connection now? Congress is ‘requesting’ the cables exchanged between Stevens and State Department because they suspect what we all know: Hillary & Obama didn’t protect personnel despite intelligence saying threats were mounting daily.


31 posted on 09/25/2012 8:29:23 PM PDT by Havisham
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