Skip to comments.Chevy Volts For War-Torn Vienna, Nothing For Benghazi
Posted on 10/12/2012 4:15:39 PM PDT by raptor22
Priorities: While our consulate in Benghazi was guarded by unarmed Libyan contractors making $4 an hour, our embassy in Vienna received an expensive charging station for its new electric cars to help fight climate change.
Even MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell says Vice President Joe Biden lied during Thursday's debate when he said twice that no one in the Obama administration knew that requests for extra security had been made by our Libyan ambassador, Christopher Stevens, and other members of our consulate in Benghazi. The State Department knew "in real time," as Mitchell put it in her post-debate analysis, that requests had been made.
The requests were denied, despite 230 security incidents in Libya between June 2011 and July 2012. With 48 taking place in Benghazi, two at the U.S. diplomatic compound where Ambassador Stevens and three other Americans were murdered on Sept. 11, 2012, a date that by itself should have prompted enhanced security.
What Biden was denying was pointed out by Eric Nordstrom during his testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform last Wednesday. Nordstrom, a regional security officer of the U.S. Mission to Libya from September 2011 to July 2012, said that, among other things, he was told in a phone call in July that the deployment of the site security team, a 16-member American military unit based in Tripoli, could not be prolonged.
According to Nordstrom, the State Department not only refused his requests for greater security, but also actually reduced the number of Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) agents assigned to foreign service officers based in Libya. Security was left to one DSS agent, four armed members of the 17th of February Martyrs Brigade and unarmed Libyan contractors employed by the British-based Blue Mountain Group.
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“I gotta believe that the guys that created that became our first programmers. lol
Quite possible. It took a lot of creativity to make TTY art.
It was over my head to try.
Google has many links. This is one:
Just Google “RTTY art”.
Thanks for that.
I imagine some of our younger FReepers are saying, “TTY art??? What the heck is that?”
“I imagine some of our younger FReepers are saying, TTY art??? What the heck is that?”
Yes, and to quote one of my brothers, referring to the past...It is all “Gone With the Wind”.
It's quite similar to Printer Music; Whippersnapper!
While using a fox generator, I could tell if a typing unit was garbeling just by the rythm. We would have a unit testing while sitting around a desk having coffee and if the unit missbehaved, ALL heads and eyes would turn toward it.
Oh, and thanks for the compliment. }:^)
Well, I looked it up on Google and that’s all NEW stuff...dot matrix.
Would be kinda tough to do when yer following the “bouncing box.” lol
Speaking about machine music, a buddy sent me this. He swears it’s real. Personaly, I think it’s CGI but it’s kinda neat
Google® the Animusic web site. Gives all the details. Even has a simplified version that YOU can download to create your own animated images to a given MIDI file.
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