Skip to comments.Lying From Behind on Libya
Posted on 10/15/2012 3:53:35 AM PDT by Kaslin
Lets start where it first began.
No, not the election of Barack Hussein Obama, although that would be a good call.
Jump further ahead in the story.
Back in March 2011, when Obama started lobbing missiles at Libya, liberals assured us that we were NOT at war.
Instead the administration described it as time-limited, scope-limited, kinetic military activity- which is just another made up phrase that liberals use to remind us that they are the people Orwell warned us about.
And thankfully, NPR-- yes THAT NPR, the Big Bird NPR-- allowed us to remain calm, by helping the administration keep it simple.
Just lie, they reminded the greatest communicator ever. Obama took his cue and lied from behind.
We are not at war, the Corporation for Public Race-baiting tells us, even if we are a bunch of Tea Party fascists and racists, I wrote in March 2011.
To bolster the NPR case, their totally, 100 percent, objective reporter found a college professor to tell us not to worry, were not at war.
"Would I consider us 'at war' with Libya at this moment? Judkin Browning, a professor of Military History at Appalachian State, who studies the American Civil War, told NPR. I would say no, simply because of the very limited nature of our military mission."
Wow. That was easy.
Kind of like an award-winning Sesame Street episode.
N.O. spells No. This non-war was sponsored by the letters N & O.
Remind me: Just exactly why does Romney propose killing and eating Big Bird?
Its not like Big Bird was responsible for the subsequent capture and sodomizing of Muammar Gaddafi before he was killed by extra-legal means.
It was likely a contingent of NATO soldiers that made Gaddafis capture and beating death possible.
Dont get me wrong. I think the guy deserved to get beaten to death.
But then there is a big difference between my personal opinion, and the obligations of the president of the United States to follow the laws of war, especially when hes the brilliant legal scholar and Nobel Prize recipient, law-giver and leading cell-phone provider in the United States, Mr. Barack Hussein Obama.
Not to worry, lied the man who condemned the trial and hanging of Saddam Hussein-- who, by the way, received justice under the laws of Iraq. Gaddafi got it on the side of the road by a mob enabled by the USA under president Obama.
And pay no attention to the men behind the dictator beating him says the guy who condemns U.S. detention of terrorists at Guantanamo Bay as inhumane.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she supports calls for an investigation into the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi as part of Libya's transition from dictatorship to democracy, winked the Associated Press at the time.
Clinton says a democratic Libya should begin with the rule of law and accountability, as well as unity and reconciliation. She says investigating Gadhafi's death is part of the process.
Its been 18 months since Obama got off his missiles in Libya.
Theres been no investigation, no declaration of war, no explanation as to why we are destabilizing the region deliberately.
One would think that the man strong enough to stop the seas from rising, as Obama says he has, might be strong enough to withstand his own administrations rhetoric.
Democracy, rule of law, accountability and lies.
The lies are the glue that holds Obamas Libyan policy together.
Because the line Obama must take at all costs is that, of course, we are NOT supporting Al Qaeda-- or radical Islamists-- in Libya, or Egypt, or Syria, when, OF COURSE thats exactly what we are doing.
Hence the coordinated terror attack by Al Qaeda on the American Embassy in Benghazi, Libya proves an inconvenient truth for Obama that must be blamed on someone else. The repeated call for increased security by the diplomatic staff before the attack, also proves awkward for the administration as it lies from behind.
"It's awkward for anybody. If you talk to people in the intelligence community and now at the State Department, they're not happy, said CNNs John King. The leaders of the administration, in their view, Jay Carney speaks for the president, so that's the President of the United States, the Vice President last night, on stage last night, essentially publicly scolding, publicly blaming others for what happened in the administration. Those people don't like that."
They dont like it because they have warned Obama that arming Al Qaeda in Libya and Syria, and likewise Islamists in Egypt, has spread the influence of terror networks just at a time when their bases of operation in places like Yemen are under pressure.
These are folks who have suffered through multiple deployments overseas fighting Al Qaeda, and personally know people who have died for Obamas bumper-sticker wars in Afghanistan, Pakistan and now Africa.
Ask your kids a quick question: Arming Al Qaeda; good idea? Yes or No?
Its an easy question only Obama could flunk.
And now these brave people, who have born the brunt of the war on terror around the world, have a commander-in-chief who blames them for their own casualties, while he claims credit for their victories, like the death of bin Laden.
And like all his other failures, Obama can only blame others for his own mistakes and then lie from behind.
WHERE’S HILLARY, MEDIA??????? idiots.
Along with cutting PBS funding, don’t forget to kill the National Endowment for the Arts!
WHAT was Stevens doing in Benghazi??????
Thanks for posting. This thing was destined to blow up from the get-go, and more Americans are in danger because of Obama’s policies.
I hope Romney has the Regimesâ Egypt/Libya Pronouncement Time line simplified and memorized to recite and ALSO HAS A WEBSITE TO PROVIDE a history in order that people can verify his statements....critical that this be done because the MSM&Demos are going to say he politicizing the situation.
The Taliban is inside the building.
Do you have a source that says we gave 20,000 MANPADS to Libia? I know we have testimony that 10 to 20 thousand are missing. I thought at this time it was still speculation.
It was said at the Congressional hearing.