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Intelligence office says it got Libya attack wrong, not White House
McClatchy ^

Posted on 09/28/2012 6:55:19 PM PDT by chessplayer

WASHINGTON — Extremists from groups linked to al Qaida struck the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in a “deliberate and organized terrorist attack,” the top U.S. intelligence agency said Friday, as it took responsibility for the Obama administration’s initial claims that the deadly assault grew from a spontaneous protest against an anti-Islam video.

The unusual statement from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence appeared to have two goals: updating the public on the latest findings of the investigation into the assault, and shielding the White House from a political backlash over its original accounts.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 911ii; benghazi; chrisstevens; coverup; intelligence; libya; nationalsecurityfail; obamalies; obamasfault; statedept
obama's get out of jail free card. So much for that. obama walks away without so much as a scratch again. And the lefts meme now is "fog of war."
1 posted on 09/28/2012 6:55:24 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Holder has them falling on their swords or else.


2 posted on 09/28/2012 6:56:37 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Vote early and vote often.)
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To: chessplayer

So they have an intelligence office in the White House, who would’ve thought?


3 posted on 09/28/2012 6:57:14 PM PDT by Liberal Bob (looneyleft.com)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

In the Obama administration, they are all Bush sooner or later.


4 posted on 09/28/2012 6:57:33 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: chessplayer
Is there any lie they will not tell,is there any crime they will not commit?
5 posted on 09/28/2012 6:58:45 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive!)
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To: chessplayer

BS SQUARED!


6 posted on 09/28/2012 6:59:24 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

We’ll see how many Holder gets to volunteer to be thrown under the bus. In true Muzzie fashion, “heads are going to roll”.


7 posted on 09/28/2012 6:59:34 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Vote early and vote often.)
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To: chessplayer

Nothing is ever Obama’s fault. He’s flawless.


8 posted on 09/28/2012 7:01:50 PM PDT by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: chessplayer

and they are probably just as accurate on Iran.

... there is no threat there!

It is a continuation of the left caught up in the fog of truth.


9 posted on 09/28/2012 7:02:14 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: chessplayer

And that “Private sector is doing fine” gaffe. That was actually the fault of one of the janitors who works at the White House. The janitor takes full responsability for that one.


10 posted on 09/28/2012 7:04:00 PM PDT by death2tyrants
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To: chessplayer

cya moment...way to man up, sissy boys...


11 posted on 09/28/2012 7:04:25 PM PDT by cherry
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To: chessplayer

Does anyone remember that hilarious Canon commercial from five or so years ago? It’s a meeting of the board, and an executive gets up and says “Because I failed to go digital, we’re broke. Rather than resign, I’ve hired a professional scapegoat.” At which the “professional scapegoat” stands up to the applause of the Board and says, “Thank you; thank you. Yes, it was all my fault.”


12 posted on 09/28/2012 7:04:49 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

A better question wold be,Is there any crime that they have not already committed.


13 posted on 09/28/2012 7:06:17 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: chessplayer

this IS the White House security/intelligence voice. Whatever come’s from Obama’s mouth came first from this office, unless Obama chooses to manipulate the words to fool the people.


14 posted on 09/28/2012 7:07:23 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Farmer Dean
Is there any crime that they have not already committed.

At least no one has yet accused Obama of rape, like several women did Clinton.

15 posted on 09/28/2012 7:08:37 PM PDT by JoeFromSidney ( New book: RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: chessplayer

Perhaps I should be appointed director of national intelligence — I figured out what happened within minutes of hearing about it.


16 posted on 09/28/2012 7:08:48 PM PDT by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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To: chessplayer

” ... the Intelligence Office claims I inherited ...”


17 posted on 09/28/2012 7:10:54 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Whatever a homosexual union might be or represent, it is not physically marital. - F.Cardinal George)
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To: elpadre

Thank Bush/Cheney for this layer of bureaucratic yes men. Instead of cleaning house, they added more so the White House can always hear exactly what it wants.


18 posted on 09/28/2012 7:14:18 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Democracy = Communism on the installment plan.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

” ... the Intelligence Office claims I inherited ...”


Yup. Bush’s fault. I am so sick of this. Nothing sticks to obama,,,absolutely nothing. Not F&F, not Solyndra, not the Arab Spring disaster, not the economy, and now he gets to walk away from the Libya terrorist attack without any accountability. Made of teflon.


19 posted on 09/28/2012 7:21:28 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Well they are his men so it still falls back on him. No matter the “report” there are still 4 dead Americans on Obama’s watch.


20 posted on 09/28/2012 7:22:49 PM PDT by bamagirl1944 (That's short for Alabama, not Obama)
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To: chessplayer

Naahhh. Obozo and his minions continued to lie about this for a week after the event before finally admitting the lie.

The “intelligence” groups say they knew within 24 hours of the assault.

All Obots Lie. It is in the DNA. All Commies Lie, it is necessary in order to gain power and keep it.

FUBO!


21 posted on 09/28/2012 7:24:46 PM 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: Farmer Dean; All
A better question wold be,Is there any crime that they have not already committed.

Obama is way ahead of you, he knows he can commit any and every crime he wants to and he will get away with it.

FAST AND FURIOUS: a liberals dream; dump guns into Mexico, prove they came from the US, force gun control on citizens, shut down gun manufacturers and distributors. Implemented from the White House, a few pawns were sacrificed to protect the king.

Arab Spring: a brilliant plan to put Muslims into power that can get things done. Illegally used the US military to overthrow a government that was behaving to replace it with one that can get things done (Libya). So far, need to get more friendlies into place. Egypt is going very well.

Embassy Attacks: Intelligence officers will take the blame. The movie story was an effort to keep you from blaming reasonable Muslims who cannot allow their Mohamed to be attacked. All Muslims agree on this,it is who they are.

Obama knows the Repubs will cover for him. They cannot let you know what's really going on. And Obama is going to continue on until he is hung for treason.

22 posted on 09/28/2012 7:30:14 PM PDT by politicianslie (Obama: Our first Muslim PRESIDENT,destroying America $1 Trillion at a time! And America sleeps)
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To: JoeFromSidney
Are you making a very subtle gay joke?
23 posted on 09/28/2012 7:32:28 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

this was added following and because of 9/11, and was the site of daily intelligence briefings. Bush attended most all of them. Bush relied heavily on professional intelligence officers - ditto the military, and did not play politics with them.


24 posted on 09/28/2012 7:43:58 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: chessplayer

Typical Democrat. “The buck stops... over there.”


25 posted on 09/28/2012 7:45:46 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: chessplayer

I don’t quite know what to say. What power does this “president” have that he’s powerful enough to get the intelligence office to lie and cover for him.


26 posted on 09/28/2012 7:51:25 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Texas Fossil
The raw data was there to get it right. Problem is good intel turns to $h!+ when it gets to the lilly livered desk jockeys. Been that way for 20 years,.
27 posted on 09/28/2012 7:52:00 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: chessplayer

I call BS on the intelligence failure card. At the beginning of this, they had a few former intelligence types ( don’t see them anymore ) stating that since the Arab Spring they were told hands off. With this administration, I believe them.


28 posted on 09/28/2012 7:53:48 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: chessplayer

It was the CIA that got the details of Saddam’s WMD wrong, but all we heard was it was Bush’s fault.


29 posted on 09/28/2012 7:55:41 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: chessplayer
Intelligence office says it got Libya attack wrong . . . .

If they get away with this next will be:

The aged 1960s Marxist-Alinsky campus psycho spoiled brats in the Obama Administration and their MSM flak chuckers hawking this story:

White House: Romney asked Bush-Cheney to arrange Al Queda attacks in Benghazi, Libya.. "like you did on 9/11." White House cites "nonpartisan" late night show as source.

30 posted on 09/28/2012 8:04:59 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: chessplayer

Why would anyone fall on their sword for a traitor?


31 posted on 09/28/2012 8:13:23 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: jersey117

I don’t quite know what to say. What power does this “president” have that he’s powerful enough to get the intelligence office to lie and cover for him.


Envelopes stuffed with cash?


32 posted on 09/28/2012 8:23:52 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: FoxInSocks

I think I should take the job. I am a stay at home wife and figured out what happened within minutes of hearing there was an attack on 9/11. It is like they planned the protests without knowing there was a real terrorist attack in the works elsewhere even though those very terrorists armed by them announced their plans months ago. Or maybe they had several folks working on the Wag the Dog project, and they didn’t clear it all with their boss. So their ideas overlapped and the message was lost.

Regardless, we have dead Americans. Two of them died valiantly trying to save others. I would like to know more about the conditions of the others who came to the rescue of the folks at the consulate.


33 posted on 09/28/2012 8:26:56 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: petitfour

the CIA is covering because they were part of it. If it gets any deeper than “Our Initial assessment was wrong”we may find out Glenn Becks theory is right


34 posted on 09/28/2012 8:39:55 PM PDT by bayoung18
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To: chessplayer

Saluting, and falling on their swords.

Giving up their honor and integrity for Dear Leader.


35 posted on 09/28/2012 8:53:56 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: chessplayer

Do they really think that a majority of voters are going to say OK Obama is innocent here? LOL... Dream on fools...


36 posted on 09/28/2012 9:05:25 PM PDT by Conservative12345
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To: Conservative12345

Providing Obama cover for when it comes up in the debates.


37 posted on 09/28/2012 9:08:34 PM PDT by gswilder
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

It takes the POTUS a week and a half to check with the CIA to get the message we all knew almost from the very beginning? This is BS.


38 posted on 09/28/2012 9:28:35 PM PDT by virgil
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To: elpadre
Bush relied heavily on professional intelligence officers - ditto the military, and did not play politics with them.

HA! Yellowcake? Niger? Curveball? "Slam dunk"? Smoking gun/mushroom cloud? They turned the intelligence community into an arm of the neocon wing of the GOP. It was a disgrace.

Now, Obama control of that.

39 posted on 09/28/2012 9:40:35 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Democracy = Communism on the installment plan.)
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To: chessplayer
No one who's paying any attention is going to believe this, any more than they believe the fake unemployment or inflation statistics, or polls.

Checkmate :)
40 posted on 09/28/2012 10:02:00 PM PDT by 867V309
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To: chessplayer

Film's fault
CIA's fault
Intelligence Office's fault
Obama/Clinton's fault







41 posted on 09/29/2012 1:26:13 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: chessplayer
Who will bear the brunt of the blame when the last lie falls apart?
Will she go quietly under the bus... Thereby falling on her sword for Obozo?


The Clintons are not used to falling on their own swords... Everyone around them goes down without a whimper, but not the Clintons...
Pass the popcorn...
42 posted on 09/29/2012 1:33:22 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: chessplayer
First the Dept of Labor and there new found 450k jobs, now Director of National Intelligence covering for Dear leader. It's not a matter of if, but when the shooting starts.
43 posted on 09/29/2012 1:42:44 AM PDT by DAC21
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...now Director of National Intelligence covering for Dear leader.

Really, it's tragic. We still have good people out there and foreign agents who risk their lives. Then, the intel goes up the bureaucratic ladder until it turns into exactly what the boss wants to hear. I saw an old CIA guy who said the agency went downhill when they moved into Langley. Before that, they were hidden in little offices all over DC and got things done. After, they became a top-down bureaucracy with all the predictable pitfalls. And, post 9/11, they just made it worse!

44 posted on 09/29/2012 10:53:20 AM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Democracy = Communism on the installment plan.)
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