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Barack Obama's Terrorist Attack Cover-Up
American Thinker ^ | 9/29/2012 | Sara Goss

Posted on 09/30/2012 11:23:48 AM PDT by RoosterRedux

It is astounding that what really happened in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012 has been so thoroughly buried by the mainstream media.

In an article from Reuters dated September 12, 2012, Alastair MacDonald reported that "U.S. troops dispatched by helicopter across the Libyan desert to rescue Ambassador Chris Stevens and other diplomats in Benghazi ran into a fierce overnight ambush that left a further two Americans dead." MacDonald quotes Capt. Fathi al-Obeidi (Libya special operations) as saying that "after his men and the Marines had found the American survivors who had evacuated the blazing consulate, the ostensibly secret location in an isolated villa came under an intense and highly accurate mortar barrage."

A detailed timeline of the attack is here.

Now, I'm confused. Helicopters? Apparently, as the consulate came under attack, the occupants contacted someone (it isn't specified who), and the Marines were dispatched. The Marines then ran into an ambush when they tried to helicopter to the consulate location from "across the Libyan desert." Meanwhile, Capt. al-Obeidi said that "it began to rain down on us," just as his security force was heading out to evacuate the 37 Americans in the ten pickup trucks and sedans they had brought to take the Americans to the airport. Capt. al-Obeidi said that he was "being bombarded by calls from all over the country by Libyan government officials who wanted me to hurry and get them out."

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KEYWORDS: 20120911; 20120912; benghazi; benghazirescue; bho44; christopherstevens; coverup; soshillary
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1 posted on 09/30/2012 11:23:53 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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The Benghazi fiasco is turning out to resemble the fiasco of the Carter attempt to rescue the Iranian hostages.

As more information comes out, more screw ups are revealed.


3 posted on 09/30/2012 11:29:59 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: RoosterRedux

Obama and Clinton have helped the enemies of the USA
murder the Ambassador, and then covered it up.

The US Congress is mute, moot, and greedy stupid.
SSDD.


4 posted on 09/30/2012 11:30:02 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: RoosterRedux

BENGHAZIGATE WORSE THAN WATERGATE.


5 posted on 09/30/2012 11:30:26 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: RoosterRedux
So it was a Desert One fiasco that they frantically covered up, and all 10 American Thinker readers will know about it.

Funny how so many Al-Qaeda thugs in Libya know the score, but no one in the the U.S....except the Minority Occupation Government.

6 posted on 09/30/2012 11:31:18 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: RoosterRedux
So, the Marines get a call from Libya officials, calling for a rescue or our embassy personnel, all while POTUS slept in preparation for a long day of campaigning.
7 posted on 09/30/2012 11:31:32 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

BENGHAZIGATE WORSE THAN WATERGATE.


Agree. We are dealing with Deaths here, and no commented on greatly, the
loss of intellegence from the safe house that could further comprise lives.

Combine this with Fast & Furious and the loss of Brian Terry, and the # of mexican nationals, and its astonishing that the MSM covers for this Bozo
and his team.


8 posted on 09/30/2012 11:33:52 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: RoosterRedux
It is astounding that what really happened in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012 has been so thoroughly buried by the mainstream media.

No, it's not astounding.

Pat Caddell slams the media: They have become an “enemy of the people” (video 26:00)

9 posted on 09/30/2012 11:36:31 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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What's Obama's big problem about us
clinging to our guns and religion?



10 posted on 09/30/2012 11:37:03 AM PDT by devolve (----- ------- ------------c.1000_and_c.1620-------- ----------------------------)
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To: RoosterRedux

If a tree falls in the forest...............


11 posted on 09/30/2012 11:37:33 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: RoosterRedux
Barack Obama's Terrorist Attack Cover-Up





Really Miss Me Yet ??

12 posted on 09/30/2012 11:39:21 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: RoosterRedux
So, on 9-11-12, Both American & Lybian forces came upon heavy spontaneous gunfire & mortar attack over an offensive movie while trying to rescue our Ambassador and embassy personnel also under spontaneous gunfire & mortar attack over an offensive movie.
13 posted on 09/30/2012 11:39:56 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: RoosterRedux

On Fox and Friends about a week after the attack, it was reported that one of the embassy employees (my husband and I thought one of the 4 who died initially) was wounded and being cared for at Walter Reed Hospital. We both said that was the first we had heard of that. We have not heard any more about this. Has anyone here heard of an embassy employee being wounded and cared for at Walter Reed?


14 posted on 09/30/2012 11:40:13 AM PDT by Humal
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To: RoosterRedux

This is the first I have read about helicopters and Marines going to the rescue.

I still haven’t heard it on the news.

How can they be keeping such a hot story quiet without cooperation from the media?

If the media is hiding this what else are they hiding?


15 posted on 09/30/2012 11:43:51 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

If Romney uses this issue effectively, he can destroy Obama before Nov.


16 posted on 09/30/2012 11:46:40 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: RoosterRedux

Great post. Keep in mind that the marines had no live ammo so there wasn’t any chance to defend themselves. Who were the 37 people that got out? Were they injured? It’s hard to believe this attack went on for over 6 hours and nobody could get to them?? Even worse to think last summer Stevens warned the administration that this would happen. Don’t you think somebody should’ve been able to get there sooner if they had any intentions of saving them? Hmm.


17 posted on 09/30/2012 11:47:40 AM PDT by Ohiobelle
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To: RoosterRedux

Capt. al-Obeidi said that he was “being bombarded by calls from all over the country by Libyan government officials who wanted me to hurry and get them out.”


I find it hard to believe that Panetta, et al, weren’t real time involved in knowing what was going on.


18 posted on 09/30/2012 11:49:13 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: Ohiobelle
Even worse to think last summer Stevens warned the administration that this would happen. Don’t you think somebody should’ve been able to get there sooner if they had any intentions of saving them? Hmm.

I am beginning to think that this was Steven's visit to Ft Marcy Park, Obama style. He apparently knew too much about Obama gift of arms to Al Qaida affiliates.

19 posted on 09/30/2012 11:51:19 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Venturer
Yes, it was reported early on. They were ambushed so the story had a very short shelf life.

Libyan attacks said to be 2-part militant assault Sep 13, 2012 AP News

ABC carried it but it's not on their website now. At least not at the original URL. MSM website tricks to keep anyone from holding them accountable or discovering any real news they might have once reported accidentally.

20 posted on 09/30/2012 11:54:17 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Venturer
" This is the first I have read about helicopters and Marines going to the rescue. "

And we are told that this would be the most transparent Administration ever.

I guess they are borrowing from the story of when Carter sent in the Marines in his attempt to rescue the 52 hostages from Iran, because we are never given the truth from this Administration unless they are telling us that our taxes are going up.

This perhaps ? Maybe ? this is where they are getting their story from ?
How can the people of America know the truth of what happened without them giving us more information...
21 posted on 09/30/2012 11:54:35 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: RoosterRedux
With all that's involved here it's starting to appear that this was NO response to some " FILM " and more and more that this was all planned and this administration knew about it.
Who's to say ?

That these guy's were once allies turned enemy because of some negotiations went bad ?
or some deal that Obama, SoS, Chris Stevens promised them went bad ?

What's the likelihood ? that ?

This was some kind of deal, promise that the Obama administration made with the Libyan rebels and it all went bad and this administration wanted to use the " FILM " as some cover ? to use the film as a excuse if things went bad ?
22 posted on 09/30/2012 12:02:28 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Ohiobelle
This sounds more and more like some kind of deal that this Administration made with the Rebels went sour or went bad and this Administration wanted to use the " FILM " as some lame excuse to CYA.
So ? as more news comes out there might be more injuries ? deaths involved in this ?
23 posted on 09/30/2012 12:05:41 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist
There is no doubt at all there the attacks in Benghazi had nothing to do with the "film."

No demonstration before attack on US Consulate, source says

"The intelligence source said no protests were happening before the attackers struck at about 9:35 p.m. local time last Tuesday. The account backs up claims by a purported Libyan security guard who told McClatchy Newspapers late last week that the area was quiet before the attack."

Report: Never an Anti-American Protest in Benghazi, Only a Planned Attack (CBS Video Report)

Here is the article by Alistair McDonald referred to in the article above.

US diplomats, Marine rescue team were also attacked at safe house, Libyans say Alistair McDonald Sept. 12,2012

24 posted on 09/30/2012 12:08:51 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: American Constitutionalist

Here are excerpts from 2 articles talking about all the people rescued and about David Ubben who is at Walter reed. Where are all these people now? The administration had at least 30 to 60 people who were there to give first hand info. This was not a fog of war. I am convinced this was supposed to be a kidnapping intone bad.

“While squeezing Secretary Clinton’s hand and choking back tears, I told her that what worried me was that my son died possibly thinking that he had failed in the mission he was to carry out, that of protecting Ambassador Stevens and the people in the compound”
“Looking me firmly in the eye, she told me that my son did not fail. She called him a hero and that if not for him, the 30 people inside the consulate would not have made it out. He was doing his job, fighting for his life, putting others ahead of his own safety, but then that was his job, which he did well.”

http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/09/28/murdered_ex_seal_s_mother_frustrated_by_pace_of_benghazi_investigation


At the annex, Mr. Ubben suffered head and leg injuries from a mortar explosion. He was released this week from intensive care but remains at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md., the State Department official familiar with his role said.

Mr. Ubben, a Marylander, is married and has a stepdaughter and an infant son. He is conscious and able to communicate, according to his father, Rex Ubben.
“He’s in good spirits,” the senior Mr. Ubben said. “They’re pretty confident that he’ll be able to walk again.”

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444165804578008411144721162.html?mod=googlenews_wsj


25 posted on 09/30/2012 12:10:34 PM PDT by gulf1609
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To: Ohiobelle

These Marines had live ammo. You are thinking of the Marines stationed at the embassy in Cairo, Egypt.


26 posted on 09/30/2012 12:11:13 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye

Sounds more like a deal gone bad, or some kind of negotiations went totally wrong and Obama is trying to cover his tracks.


27 posted on 09/30/2012 12:12:39 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist
Speculations can run rampant when the press refuses to do their job.

Some also think these attacks were intended to shut down the CIA operation underway to track down manpads. If so it worked.

28 posted on 09/30/2012 12:15:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: RoosterRedux

I hate to say it but I don’t think there were any intentions of saving Stevens. I’d give anything to have read Stevens journal. I guess this could be why CNN won’t report the story at all. The further they run from the story the more convinced I am that they know the truth. They know Obama would be impeached.


29 posted on 09/30/2012 12:18:42 PM PDT by Ohiobelle
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To: TigersEye

The marines in Libya did not have live ammo.


30 posted on 09/30/2012 12:24:04 PM PDT by Ohiobelle
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To: TigersEye
" Speculations can run rampant when the press refuses to do their job. "

How true that is....

Isn't that what the media tried to do with President Bush ? and ran with speculations and insinuations with glee ?

Another thing they can't do ?

This Administration can not make it turn out to be a rescue mission gone wrong when they kept saying that the demonstrations were all about some " FILM " that offended Muslims around the world.... yes, read that again ( Muslim demonstrations around the world ) and Obama denounced the so called " FILM " that offended the Muslims at the UN.... in other words, that lie won't work.
31 posted on 09/30/2012 12:30:37 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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Yes, I'm sure they did. They were not attached to the State Dept. they flew in from a ship in the Mediterranean. Thus the helicopters. If you have info to the contrary I'd love to see your source but this is from the original article...

"As I was dragging the wounded Marine to safety, some Marines who were located on the roof of the villa as snipers shouted and the rest of the Marines all hit the ground."

You don't station snipers if they have no ammo.

32 posted on 09/30/2012 12:30:46 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: gulf1609
But, but, but, you mean ? it wasn't because of some so called " FILM " that offended the Muslims ? rather it was ( now their story is ) that it was a attempted rescue mission ?
But, but, but, but, we were told that it was a " Spontaneous demonstration " because of that " FILM " that offended the Muslims, and Mr. Obama even denounced that " FILM " at the UN in front of the whole world.
33 posted on 09/30/2012 12:36:05 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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I'm still of the opinion this was a set up by the Obama administration to make it appear as if the republicans had made a deal with the terrorist to take embassy staff hostage and create a repeat of Jimmy Carter and the BS “October Surprise” the dems used against Reagan.

The dems embracing Carter at their convention then then a few weeks later you have Carter II is more than just a coincidence IMO>

34 posted on 09/30/2012 12:58:39 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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http://www.trevorloudon.com/2012/09/infiltration-treason-jihad-welcome-to-the-project/


35 posted on 09/30/2012 1:17:45 PM PDT by PLD
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To: TigersEye

Yea, I know for a fact that the marines in Libya didn’t have live ammo. Maybe the marines that they say came in after the attack had ammo but not the marines stationed in Libya.


36 posted on 09/30/2012 1:24:39 PM PDT by Ohiobelle
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To: TigersEye

I can assure you I was never referring to the US Embassy in Egypt. I don’t know enough about that Embassy to even discuss it.


37 posted on 09/30/2012 1:28:08 PM PDT by Ohiobelle
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To: Ohiobelle

There were no Marines stationed in Benghazi, Libya or anywhere else in Libya.


38 posted on 09/30/2012 1:29:45 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Diogenesis

...also Congress adjourned early


39 posted on 09/30/2012 1:35:05 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: TomGuy

no
Jimmy Carter had the guts to try
Obama has no guts and is intent on making it fail

http://www.rescueattempt.com is my site.


40 posted on 09/30/2012 1:36:28 PM PDT by RaceBannon (When Chuck Norris goes to bed, he checks under it for Clint Eastwood!)
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To: TigersEye

Continue in private


41 posted on 09/30/2012 1:36:38 PM PDT by Ohiobelle
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To: Ohiobelle

When asked for a source for a stated fact it is FReeper etiquette to provide the source or drop it. It has been that way since before I joined. There is no need for any private chat between us.


42 posted on 09/30/2012 1:39:34 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye

Then no need to continue this conversation.


43 posted on 09/30/2012 1:43:09 PM PDT by Ohiobelle
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To: Venturer

I didn’t hear of this either. The Marines running into something they couldn’t handle? BS, total BS.


44 posted on 09/30/2012 1:43:15 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Ohiobelle

No kidding! There were no Marines anywhere in Libya so that pretty much finishes that discourse.


45 posted on 09/30/2012 1:46:53 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye

Now I see why our government lies to us. Some people obviously believe everything they read.


46 posted on 09/30/2012 1:50:01 PM PDT by Ohiobelle
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To: IMR 4350

Muslims torched Buddest temples in Thailand.


47 posted on 09/30/2012 1:50:45 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Ohiobelle

If you have a source that say otherwise then post it. Otherwise STFU.


48 posted on 09/30/2012 1:53:26 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: RoosterRedux
Related?

US consulate attack in Benghazi 'disrupted major intelligence operation’ (telegraph UK)

49 posted on 09/30/2012 1:59:02 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: TigersEye

I wouldnt give you the satisfaction! My source isn’t a stupid article I read online! STFU, really? What are you, 5? Grow up.


50 posted on 09/30/2012 1:59:11 PM PDT by Ohiobelle
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