Skip to comments.Events In Libya Contrast Sharply With Obama's Acceptance Speech
Posted on 09/12/2012 3:10:11 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
.....at the intercession of President Barack Obama, that those Israelis who had barricaded themselves in a secure room were saved by the belated intervention of Egyptian security forces - who had hitherto remained passive. 75 of the defendants received a suspended one-year sentence. One defendant actually received a five-year sentence, but as he was tried in absentia, don't expect to see him behind bars soon.
The events unfolded on a Friday night and I became dimly aware that something had happened the next day during the Sabbath service when Michael, whom I generally see in the synagogue only on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, was called to the Torah and recited the blessing of Hagomel giving thanks for having escaped a close brush with death.
When I asked him what he had escaped, he replied "The Exodus from Egypt, and you'll see it on the news tonight". Michael had been one of the trapped guards inside the embassy.
While President Obama deserves thanks for helping Michael and his friends escape, there was no serious protest about those events, even though they made a mockery of the Vienna convention that protects international diplomats. Nor was there an outcry when the perpetrators were led off with hardly a slap on the wrist.
It was inevitable that such problems would not stop with the Israeli Embassy.
Despite complaints by Barack Obama's surrogates that Republican candidate Mitt Romney was "scandalously politicizing" the tragedy of the martyred US diplomatic personnel in the Libyan city of Benghazi, the president made himself fair game.
In his acceptance speech in Charlotte, North Carolina, Barack Obama proclaimed "From Burma to Libya to South Sudan, we have advanced the rights and dignity of all human beings (cheers) men and women; Christians and Muslims and Jews. (Cheers, applause.)"
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As some guy named Kevin Eder Tweeted,
"Mysteriously left out of most media coverage today: the time Obama launched a war in Libya without congressional approval."
How can a President create so many messes and blame everyone else? When Romney gives constructive criticism, the press blames Romney. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know where the blame should be placed? He continues to point his finger, read his teleprompter and blame others. The people like Letterman and Wolfy Blitzer will carry the water for him regardless of how stupid it makes them look too.
All major conflict in Libya has ended, give or take an ambassador./s
Both are Traitor Losers who hate America!
Jimmy Carter's presidency was doomed by the Iranian hostage crisis after the US embassy in Tehran was stormed by Islamist extremists following the Iranian revolution.
A year after the 52 Americans were taken hostage, Carter lost the 1980 election. The hostages were released just as President Ronald Reagan, who defeated Carter, was sworn in.
As Clint noted, the Empty Chair attending the intel briefings.
Thanks to RushIsMyTeddyBear and Focault's Pendulum and for finding these morphing graphic art realities!