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White House moves to insulate Biden, Obama on Libya Security question
Fox News ^ | October 12, 2012

Posted on 10/12/2012 10:40:51 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk

The White House scrambled Friday to explain Vice President Biden's confusing statement that "we weren't told" of requests for more diplomatic security in Libya, claiming he was referring only to "himself" and President Obama.

Biden, during Thursday's debate, had made the controversial statement in response to criticism from Paul Ryan about the protection of diplomatic posts in Libya in the run-up to the Sept. 11 terror attack.

Moderator Martha Raddatz pressed him: "And they wanted more security there."

But Biden responded: "Well, we weren't told they wanted more security there. We did not know they wanted more security again."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/12/white-house-moves-to-insulate-biden-obama-on-libya-security-question/#ixzz296hua6h0

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biden; insulate; whitehouse
No, no, no! The buck stops with Biden and Obama. They are trying to say that Biden and Obama aren't responsible because They weren't contacted personally regarding the security situation in Libya! Obama and Biden CHOSE the people responsible for our citizens safety. They chose who was going to run the State Department so yes, it is their fault and they SHOULD have known! Ridiculous!
1 posted on 10/12/2012 10:40:54 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

The Administration put a drone over the site to watch the murders, but they didn’t put an F-16 over the site to prevent the murders.


2 posted on 10/12/2012 10:41:37 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Uh...Not attending intelligence briefings???


3 posted on 10/12/2012 10:43:28 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk
Maybe Obama should attend some of the security briefings that are prepared daily for him?

Maybe a little more time governing and a little less time partying or playing golf or vacationing?

4 posted on 10/12/2012 10:43:32 AM PDT by oldbrowser (An empty chair attracts a stadium full of empty chairs.)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

That’s the old “plausible deniability’ argument. I knew it was coming. State tried to throw the WH under the bus. They’re going to find out that coupled with the media, the WH’s bus is bigger.


5 posted on 10/12/2012 10:43:45 AM PDT by Terry Mross
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To: oldbrowser

That is the problem in a nut shell! They don’t know what the hell is going on because you have a sitting president going on the view so that he can be eye candy! Have they gone to any intelligence briefings? Or was Obama just too busy!!!!

The buck stops with those two idiots! That is that!


6 posted on 10/12/2012 10:49:40 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Oh no Obama has convinced me now. The ambassador begged for more security, didn’t get it, and was slaughtered. And Obama’s defense is “ not my job, nobody told me”. Sure, that’s a good administration.


7 posted on 10/12/2012 10:49:47 AM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: Andrei Bulba

What a flaming train wreck! I knew that this administration would be terrible but wow!


8 posted on 10/12/2012 10:51:20 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Andrei Bulba

They’re hoping that “lazy and incompetent” does less harm than “negligent and culpable”.


9 posted on 10/12/2012 10:53:59 AM PDT by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

That’s the old “plausible deniability’ argument. I knew it was coming. State tried to throw the WH under the bus. They’re going to find out that coupled with the media, the WH’s bus is bigger.


10 posted on 10/12/2012 10:54:17 AM PDT by Terry Mross
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

In my opinion what we may be seeing here is the beginnings of a major internal war within the Administration. Obastard has realized the Clinton’s were beginning to undermine him and position Hillary for 2016, and he is respondng by setting up to throw Her Thighness under the bus and destroy any future aspirations she has.


11 posted on 10/12/2012 10:56:22 AM PDT by commish (After Four Years of Obama, America needs a little R & R.)
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To: Terry Mross

“But Biden responded: “Well, we weren’t told they wanted more security there. We did not know they wanted more security again.”

He obviously wasn’t speaking for himself so Carney is full of crap too!


12 posted on 10/12/2012 10:57:18 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

The @zzholes in the administration are having a contest to see who can fool us with the most convincing CYA memo.

Any bets on who wins?


13 posted on 10/12/2012 10:58:14 AM PDT by willibeaux (de ole Korean War vet age 82)
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To: commish

You could be right. But I’m leaning more towards Hillary being just as incompetent as Obama. They are all clueless and have absolutely no idea what they are doing!


14 posted on 10/12/2012 10:59:33 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: willibeaux

There are so many asses that need to be covered right now so I couldn’t even hazard a guess!


15 posted on 10/12/2012 11:01:32 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

I just heard on the radio that the administration is still “fuzzy” as to who knew what, when......


16 posted on 10/12/2012 11:03:50 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Lie or Incompetence...either way, epic failure of this administration. Trust me, if you changed the names to Bush, Cheney, the left would be all over this calling for peoples heads (as well they should be). Least we forget, people died because of this...........

And as one lady admitted in the Oversite hearing the other day, funding or lack of it, was not an issue in the lack of security...she stated they how have gotten the money from somewhere!

PLUS they could have “Thought” this out, they should have been able to say “GET THEM SECURITY” without being asked for!
In business we call it “thinking outside the box”...............you would think the GREAT SKILLED MASTERMAN Obama who’s brilliance is so superior to all others...could have, should have understood this fact and handled looking out for one of our own without being asked.


17 posted on 10/12/2012 11:05:13 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Joe always refers to himself in the first-person plural. Hello, we are Joe Biden, and we didn’t know anything about anybody asking for more security anywhere.


18 posted on 10/12/2012 11:07:26 AM PDT by kevao (Is your ocean any lower than it was four years ago?)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Carney is saying the “we” meant obama, Biden and the voices in Biden’s head.


19 posted on 10/12/2012 11:12:00 AM PDT by Terry Mross
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To: kevkrom

[ They’re hoping that “lazy and incompetent” does less harm than “negligent and culpable”. ]

LoL.. that would be a very good punch line for some aspiring comic..

EXCEPT that ....

Eric Holder(Attorney General) is Barry Obama’s “bitch”..
could be dangerous these days.. “punch lines can”

** lots of Barry’s “bitches” there in Washington D.C.
i.e. the heads of the CIA, FBI, NSA, BATF, Secret Service, Joint Chiefs, CEOS of most major media, almost any academic institution, almost any HollyWierdo with a couple of million to rub together.. and last but not least several FOX anchors.. almost all Presstitutes..


20 posted on 10/12/2012 11:18:28 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: kevkrom

I read a dream on a website that a Christian man Maurice Sklar gave a prophetic word (04-03-2012) - and I quote:

Pride goes before a fall. President Obama has overstepped his authority, and I will humble and judge him before the entire nation.”

I read this some time ago and wasn’t sure whether to share it or not. As I watched the primaries unfold and then Mitt way down in the polls, I didn’t see this happening. However, it has always been in the back of my mind.

I’m sharing this and you can all believe it or not. I’m just sharing it here.


21 posted on 10/12/2012 11:20:11 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

They can claim they didn’t know about the requests, but the bottom line is that if they’d bothered to attend, or even read the security briefings each day, I’m sure they would have been made aware of all the incidents that had occurred in Benghazi, in the months leading up to the attacks. Any security conscious person, who saw that repeated security problems were occurring at that site, should have at least inquired to find out if there was adequate security there to protect the Americans at the consulate. It’s their job to question these things, but Obama/Biden were obviously too busy to think about the safety of U.S. Citizens in a known hostile area.


22 posted on 10/12/2012 11:21:08 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Biden lied - but he’s in luck.

The New York Times didn’t notice.... not that they would have noticed if their filthy little faces were rubbed in it...

Got knee pads?


23 posted on 10/12/2012 11:36:56 AM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Oh, BS. I have worked in the military, private industry, and a quasi governmental civilian agency. The standard, inviolable rule of all such hierarchial organizations is you keep your boss informed. Obama and Biden had to know.


24 posted on 10/12/2012 11:53:13 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

25 posted on 10/12/2012 11:55:05 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Maybe those intelligence briefings were important after all.


26 posted on 10/12/2012 11:57:16 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Malfeasance & treason, IMO.


27 posted on 10/12/2012 11:57:56 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: ridesthemiles

28 posted on 10/12/2012 12:01:12 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Catsrus

New Jersey’s great and late virtuoso Martin Sklar:
http://www.youtube.com/embed/VvAatOP-v2A?showinfo=0&rel=0


29 posted on 10/12/2012 12:04:55 PM PDT by namvolunteer (Obama says the US is subservient to the UN and the Constitution does not apply. That is treason.)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

"We knew nothing! NO-THING!"

30 posted on 10/12/2012 12:14:31 PM PDT by Hunton Peck ("Blasphemy" is to Islam as "swiftboating" is to Democrats: The speaking of truth to liars.)
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To: Terry Mross
"the WH’s bus is bigger"

Not so sure about that, let's see what Bill Clinton does. If the Clinton's decide that Obama's toast they might try to save themselves. But if they conclude that Obama will be reelected they "might take one for the team" and quietly fade away. Going to be interesting to see how the blame game plays out. I am sure there is lots of pressure on Hil to fall on her sword right now. Will she or won't she?

31 posted on 10/12/2012 12:29:54 PM PDT by jpsb
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To: blueyon

They managed to find money to sink into a failing green company. So they could have forked over the cash to get more security. They are full of crap! They messed up and people paid for that with their lives.


32 posted on 10/12/2012 1:44:35 PM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Uncle Miltie

There was a drone watching? Is this what they’re referring to when they said they were “watching it happen in real time?”

why was the drone there?

IOW, what im asking is, did they choose the drone instead of a fighter?


33 posted on 10/12/2012 1:52:34 PM PDT by uncitizen (Religion of Peace my hind end !)
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To: namvolunteer

It isn’t Martin - its Maurice. Duh!


34 posted on 10/12/2012 3:54:31 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

yeah and these three a$$ clowns biden obama and hillary didn’t know atf was running guns to mexican narco-terrorists-
3 stooges, or 3 monkeys hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil..or are they just plain co-conspirators?


35 posted on 10/12/2012 7:08:27 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: rolling_stone

Yup! Nobody bothered to tell them about the gun running. So I guess fast and furious wasn’t their fault either! It all played out under their watch and they own that too!


36 posted on 10/12/2012 7:39:13 PM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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