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October Surprise: Obama Plans Major Airstrike on Libyan Targets
Breitbart ^ | 10/3/12 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 10/03/2012 4:25:46 PM PDT by Evil Slayer

Today, a Defense Department official confirmed to Breitbart News that there is advance planning for a “substantial air package” against targets in Libya. Military sources suggest that this means that flight missions against Libyan targets will include manned flights, not merely drones.

The New York Times reported yesterday that the Obama administration is preparing an operation to “kill or capture militants” involved in the Benghazi attack resulting in the murder of our ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. According to the Times, the Joint Special Operations Command is putting together “so-called target packages of detailed information about the suspects.” These files are a coordinated project with the CIA and the Pentagon.

The Obama administration is under heavy scrutiny for its failure to protect the US consulate in Benghazi, and for its lack of security around the ambassador. Furthermore, the Obama administration is increasingly perceived as weak on terror, particularly in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, which has largely been hijacked by the well-organized Muslim Brotherhood. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is scheduled to testify next Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee on the lack of security for the ambassador.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; benghazi; disgusting; jsoc; libya; manipulation; octobersurprise; politicialmove; wagthedog
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1 posted on 10/03/2012 4:25:54 PM PDT by Evil Slayer
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To: Evil Slayer

It too late it will only be seen as a wag the dog


2 posted on 10/03/2012 4:26:48 PM PDT by al baby (“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”)
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To: Evil Slayer

Asprin factories threatening us again?


3 posted on 10/03/2012 4:26:59 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Evil Slayer

Obama attack muslims?

Yeah, right.


4 posted on 10/03/2012 4:27:22 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1352 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Evil Slayer

Wow! What a tough guy! Didn’t see this one coming.


5 posted on 10/03/2012 4:27:26 PM PDT by Ax ("Bring the Pipes together for the Risin' o' the Moon.")
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To: All


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6 posted on 10/03/2012 4:30:52 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Evil Slayer

I guess Obama really is going to pound sand. *Badoom-ching!*


7 posted on 10/03/2012 4:31:09 PM PDT by Little Ray (AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Evil Slayer

America is Obama’s plaything. Take it away from him. Otherwise, he’ll just grow tired of it and treat it worse than he already has.


8 posted on 10/03/2012 4:32:39 PM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: Evil Slayer

I’m sure our enemies appreciate the advance warning. Maybe Spielberg will stage a mock attack for Zero.


9 posted on 10/03/2012 4:34:08 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Evil Slayer

Could the Benghazi attack have been a false flag (black flag) event? Why wasn’t the consulate protected better?


10 posted on 10/03/2012 4:34:46 PM PDT by MulberryDraw (That which cannot be paid, won't be paid.)
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To: Evil Slayer

Needs to be done.

It will be seen as election grandstanding if he does it but it still needs to be done. If he fails to get the baddies that will rightfully be laid at O and Hillary’s feet. Its already an issue, rightfully so, that the ambassador was sent to his death without security, and its an issue that we were supporting the people who ultimately murdered him.

Leaving his murder unanswered is unthinkable election or no.

November can’t come soon enough for me.


11 posted on 10/03/2012 4:35:13 PM PDT by marron
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To: equaviator
America is Obama’s plaything. Take it away from him.

Donde esta El Jefe Boosh when we need him?

Reality sucks sometimes.

12 posted on 10/03/2012 4:37:02 PM PDT by stboz
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To: marron

How about they just secure the classified documents at the consultate instead of shooting a missile into a desert tent?


13 posted on 10/03/2012 4:37:02 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: marron

And also, we have broken intelligence gathering. Remember this event was termed a catastrophic intelligence loss.


14 posted on 10/03/2012 4:38:06 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: sgtyork
How about they just secure the classified documents at the consulate instead of shooting a missile into a desert tent?

Al Quaida did that already. We're waiting for their invoice for services rendered.

15 posted on 10/03/2012 4:39:34 PM PDT by stboz
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To: Evil Slayer

Can’t we just bomb Qaddaffi’s grave?


16 posted on 10/03/2012 4:39:34 PM PDT by AmusedBystander (The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next)
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To: Evil Slayer

So what will this accomplish? Reminds me of Clinton’s salvo of cruise that destroyed an African aspirin factory and blew up some empty al Quiada tents in Afghanistan used as a distraction from his Monica affair.


17 posted on 10/03/2012 4:40:09 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Evil Slayer

That’s right. Lets start another war to take our minds off the economy and all that.


18 posted on 10/03/2012 4:40:30 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: null and void
Obama attack muslims?

Yeah, right.



Don't be surprised when you hear that the bombs 'missed' their target and accidently killed people of a Christian community.
19 posted on 10/03/2012 4:40:55 PM PDT by PJBankard (I told my friends I was heading to Octermocty for the weekend. They replied... "Wear the fox hat")
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To: sgtyork
How about they just secure the classified documents at the consultate instead of shooting a missile into a desert tent?

I saw the article that says FBI is still in Tripoli trying to get permission to go to Benghazi.

Just makes my hair hurt. Like I say, November can't come soon enough.

20 posted on 10/03/2012 4:41:18 PM PDT by marron
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To: Evil Slayer

Bammy fiddles while the middle east burns.


21 posted on 10/03/2012 4:41:24 PM PDT by lightman (Settling for the "lesser of two..." is still choosing Evil)
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To: Evil Slayer

Pelosi just came out and said it was the Republican’s fault for not having security at the embassy. Read it on Brietbart.


22 posted on 10/03/2012 4:41:32 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: Evil Slayer

Nothing like telegraphing your punches.


23 posted on 10/03/2012 4:42:57 PM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: Evil Slayer

I don’t think the 47% care whether we protect our embassies or not. I doubt they know or care where Libya is or what an ambassador is.


24 posted on 10/03/2012 4:43:06 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: null and void

I think that Obama will be reluctant to anger his Muslim base.

Newsmax

Nation of Islam’s Farrakhan Denounces Killing of ‘Brother’ Gadhafi

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 12:12 PM

By: Jim Meyers

Controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has condemned the killing of his “brother” Moammar Gadhafi and calls President Barack Obama an “assassin” for killing Osama bin Laden.


25 posted on 10/03/2012 4:44:54 PM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: al baby

It’s too late because bravado and chest beating while uttering a Tarzan yell eliminates surprise and the enemies will all be gone somewhere else.


26 posted on 10/03/2012 4:46:12 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Evil Slayer

So, this is why they left the security off the embassy?


27 posted on 10/03/2012 4:47:43 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: SkyDancer

Pelosi’s insane. Must be a slow news day if that’s all Breitbart.com has for us.


28 posted on 10/03/2012 4:48:08 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: atc23

No, it was a sub-story.


29 posted on 10/03/2012 4:50:37 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: marron

What needs to be done? Capture and torture for the intel. Then dispose of the guilty parties. Any bombing is just throwing taxpayer money at empty desert sand and likely innocent civilians - probably Christians anyway


30 posted on 10/03/2012 4:50:41 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Today’s Turkey/Syria cross-border attacks are what I have my eye on. The Pentagon already released a statement this afternoon saying the US will do whatever is necessary to back-up Turkey as it defends itself. Too bad the Administration doesn’t feel the same way about Israel.


31 posted on 10/03/2012 4:50:44 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Reddon
I don’t think the 47% care whether we protect our embassies or not. I doubt they know or care where Libya is or what an ambassador is.

Once again -- 47% don't pay federal income taxes. Many of those are retirees & half of them at least are conservatives who DO care. Some are millionaires who pay capital gains and dividends but use deductions to offset income taxes. Many of those are conservatives who DO care. I understand your point but it is not to be directed at 47%. It is some other number.

32 posted on 10/03/2012 4:51:26 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: edpc
Nothing like telegraphing your punches.

Especially when you just gave a bunch of MANPADS to the targets of your air assets.

33 posted on 10/03/2012 4:51:32 PM PDT by niteowl77 (Getting stuck with other peoples' just desserts good and hard for over 50 years.)
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To: al baby

wag the dog in an effort to cover up his ef-ups...


34 posted on 10/03/2012 4:51:56 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Evil Slayer

Prediction...The “Airstrikes” will be cargo containers filled with All the Ammo,Food,Fuel, and explosives that a terrorist would need to wage long term jihad against the west.


35 posted on 10/03/2012 4:55:11 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: All

Limp wrist is going to play tough guy.


36 posted on 10/03/2012 4:55:11 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: lonevoice

screw turkey as long as moosies are killing moosies and it stays within their borders, i don’t care.
so now dumbo is going to bomb the friends of juan mcvain and lindsey grahamnesty. un frigging brlievable.


37 posted on 10/03/2012 4:58:03 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (if the little things really annoy you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: Evil Slayer

Romney grow a pair and do a pre strike question?

Oh no, a pair does not grow by simply willing.


38 posted on 10/03/2012 4:58:21 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: marron

These folks aren’t moving.. Wait until after the election.


39 posted on 10/03/2012 4:58:33 PM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: Evil Slayer
Obama will blowup the U.S. Consulate to obliterate any evidence.
40 posted on 10/03/2012 4:59:16 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Evil Slayer

Won’t they be surprised!!


41 posted on 10/03/2012 4:59:21 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: Evil Slayer

What a d-bag Obama is. Use dynamite to kill mosquitoes for the sole purpose of influencing an election.

Manipulative, yet completely transparent.


42 posted on 10/03/2012 5:00:58 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Evil Slayer

So far, the left doesn’t seem to care about Libya. Well, neither do I except for the sacrifices that Obama offered up, like 4 people. Otherwise this is a silly mission.


43 posted on 10/03/2012 5:02:58 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Evil Slayer
Unexpected...
44 posted on 10/03/2012 5:04:59 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: lightman
"Bammy fiddles while the middle east burns" No it is because we are sending them money. I have misplaced the memo I got that says I should care anything about what happens to the mooslims, anyone got a copy of that? I am fresh out of giving a damn if they are happy or if they are sad.
45 posted on 10/03/2012 5:05:07 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: Evil Slayer
With Congressional authorization, of course.

Hopefully, this will really hurt his turnout.

46 posted on 10/03/2012 5:07:44 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party: advancing indenture since 1787.)
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To: Evil Slayer

Let’s start another war, eliminate the Muslim terrorists we helped install, and put Kaddafi back in power!

Oh, what’s that? You say Kaddafi’s not readily available now? Oh, well, we’ll just have to think of something else.


47 posted on 10/03/2012 5:08:28 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Evil Slayer

48 posted on 10/03/2012 5:09:06 PM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: Evil Slayer

So who else is thinking he served the ambassador up on a plate for this...


49 posted on 10/03/2012 5:10:35 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: Evil Slayer
flight missions against Libyan targets will include manned flights, not merely drones

I believe Obama got around the War Powers act by saying we would not be involved in any military action...thus no need for congressional approval.

So now he's got his guys in power there, we are engaging in military maneuvers. Got it.

50 posted on 10/03/2012 5:11:31 PM PDT by what's up
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