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Clinton: 'I take responsibility' for security ahead of Benghazi attack
CNN ^ | October 15, 2012 | Elise Labott

Posted on 10/15/2012 5:01:35 PM PDT by maggief

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To: Nachum

Didn’t see this coming!


101 posted on 10/15/2012 5:37:04 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: maggief

That was the lamest waste of airtime ever. Ever.
Fog of war? Another LIE. All she did was throw meat to MSM so they can continue to ignore the story.


102 posted on 10/15/2012 5:37:35 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: BallandPowder

obamma does not control foreign policy? Why is he president then?


103 posted on 10/15/2012 5:37:49 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: hcmama
" The trash that occupies DU is already throwing bouquets at Hillary for “taking one for the team.”

If that's the case then what about what the woman from the DNC and Obama's campaign spokes woman said, and how the MSM with this Administration tried to shape the narrative that this matter is not important... just bumps in the road...

104 posted on 10/15/2012 5:38:11 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: onyx
She’s actually made it worse.

Shows the Marxist is NOT in charge....LOL.

Least we not forget that he *Partied Down* in Vegas the next day.

105 posted on 10/15/2012 5:38:21 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: onona
Isn't that the truth! She has NO pride or shame. Mrs. Clinton is pure evil.
106 posted on 10/15/2012 5:38:21 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadows of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: BenLurkin
If this is true, why didn't she say it earlier? Why only one day before the second debate?
107 posted on 10/15/2012 5:38:44 PM PDT by mandaladon (Hit the road Obama!)
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To: Jonty30

She can be ambassador to Lybia.


108 posted on 10/15/2012 5:38:58 PM PDT by Dan(9698)
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To: all the best

Very good point!


109 posted on 10/15/2012 5:39:14 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Obama has to explain why he and everybody else saw the whole dang thing on video feed as it was happening, and Obama went to bed instead of ordering any help for this situation.

And why his first response was to apologize for that pesky freedom of speech that we have in America. And why he stuck with that story long after everybody knew it was a lie.


110 posted on 10/15/2012 5:39:14 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: DouglasKC

Don’t we all!


111 posted on 10/15/2012 5:39:42 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: maggief

"Ha! Ha! Now she knows how I felt being forced to say 'I made the decision. The buck stops here.' They kept talking about what happened to poor Vince Foster.. so I thought what the hell . . . . "

112 posted on 10/15/2012 5:39:47 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: maggief

I’m sure bill is being paid . They do nothing without payment , lest we forget the 90’s .


113 posted on 10/15/2012 5:40:51 PM PDT by katykelly
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To: maggief

Note she only took responsibility for the security of the diplomats, not for the intelligence mess or the lies of Susan Rice, Obama, Carney, and others.


114 posted on 10/15/2012 5:41:41 PM PDT by expat2
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To: maggief
“Clinton insisted President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are not involved in security decisions, Clinton said.”

If that is the case then who ordered the killing on Bin Laden? and who should get the credit.

The President has been taking it so far

115 posted on 10/15/2012 5:41:47 PM PDT by Deepest South
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To: maggief

Note she only took responsibility for the security of the diplomats, not for the intelligence mess or the lies of Susan Rice, Obama, Carney, and others.


116 posted on 10/15/2012 5:41:56 PM PDT by expat2
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To: expat2

Resign before you get more employees killed and we lose more embassies and consulates.


117 posted on 10/15/2012 5:43:17 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: tellw
That's right. The cover-up is the issue.

Look for two things next: 1) 0 will announce his "full faith" in HRC to attempt to put his finger in the di(y)ke. His numbers with women have sprung a leak. 2) Some highly publicized drone strikes in Libya that will kill nobody in particular, which the Libyan government will gratuitously protest in order to burnish 0's "tough guy" image.

But the question still remains: why did the cover-up go on for nine days?

118 posted on 10/15/2012 5:43:43 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Congratulations on the Nobel, Dad! You won peace in Europe and helped keep it for 70 years.)
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To: maggief

I think a lot of female dem voters are going to be disillusioned with Zero after he used Hillary as his scapegoat...particularly those that campaigned for her presidential nomination.

I think he just dug his hole a little deeper for himself...


119 posted on 10/15/2012 5:45:32 PM PDT by Tuanedge (Warriors victorious in a hundred battles, flee when a tiger enters their tent.)
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To: old and tired
Who’s taking responsibility for the BS about the film?

Because 0, Susan Rice and Hilary ALL blamed the film!!


120 posted on 10/15/2012 5:46:57 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Jonty30
Recall during the '07 rat debates that Hillary! scoffed at zero and went on a rant claiming she was the real progressive and would take a back seat to no other true believer. That must mean that her goals for America, so far undisclosed, are similar to zero's. Consequently, today's disambiguation must mean she believes they are so close to successfully remaking America - if zero gains another term - that she's willing to take a brief hit for their shared goals.
121 posted on 10/15/2012 5:47:20 PM PDT by kitchen (Due to the increased price of ammo, do not expect a warning shot.)
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To: maggief

So its Girlfriend’s fault...

With 2 main candidates who both dont like or have respect for women very much shes got nowhere to turn...


122 posted on 10/15/2012 5:47:52 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: maggief

A fish always rots from the head first. The next question to ask Hillary is: ‘Were you implementing, or opposing Obama policy when you made those decisions’?


123 posted on 10/15/2012 5:51:39 PM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Nachum; stephenjohnbanker; onyx

Perhaps she relinquished “security” in Benghazi to a CIA mission?

Parsing??!


124 posted on 10/15/2012 5:53:19 PM PDT by maggief
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To: HollyB

Wait for the pardon...


125 posted on 10/15/2012 5:53:35 PM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: maggief

When asked about how he will deal with Hillary...

Obama said- “Pardon?”


126 posted on 10/15/2012 5:55:47 PM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: VanDeKoik

Or worse: Obama doesn’t control foreign policy..she does!


127 posted on 10/15/2012 5:57:21 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: maggief
"Clinton: 'I take responsibility' for security ahead of Benghazi attack"


128 posted on 10/15/2012 5:58:21 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: onona
Well, if she can stomach being publicly humiliated by her president husband cheating in the oval office under her nose, she can certainly fall on the sword for the deaths of 4 Americans for BHO. How disgusting. She’s nothing but a 2016 whore.

I told my husband it is "battered wife syndrome". After Bill, she is used to letting a man make her look very bad. So, BO tells her to take the fall, and she takes the fall. Although, I have to say, I am very surprised that Bill allowed her to take the fall for this massive screw-up.

Either that, or she was offered something big. Hubby suggested a Supreme Court seat.

129 posted on 10/15/2012 5:59:36 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: stephenjohnbanker
"Obama can’t hide on this."

By blaming the video, and continuing to make that claim, they caused more demonstrations and riots to occur around the world, with the possibility of further injuries and loss of life. It wasn't just a little white lie. Their lie created the potential of more physical harm being done to American citizens all around the globe.

130 posted on 10/15/2012 6:00:20 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: maggief
I remember someone by the name of Reno saying they would take responsibility for a Dem f. up once. That faded into oblivion.
131 posted on 10/15/2012 6:00:32 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: maggief
So she "takes responsibility" and "the president doesn't make any decisions regarding State". So now the rest of the cabinet heads know they've got no cover. They will be hung out if needed.

Stranger still, does the kenyan not make any decisions regarding the other thirteen major departments of his cabinet?

(Well, besides the DOJ, DOE, DOT, DOD...but not DOS?)

The Kenyan must go.

132 posted on 10/15/2012 6:00:47 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: LibertarianLiz

SCOTUS would be perfect.
Huma could do a stint in law school and become her clerk.


133 posted on 10/15/2012 6:01:41 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: onyx

Actually, Romney just won the election.

“Presidnt Obama, Hillary Clinton had taken responsibility for the deaths of 4 Americans in Benghazi. How come you haven’t fired her yet? For that matter, how come you haven’t fired Eric Holder for Fast and Furious? That isn’t a leader.”


134 posted on 10/15/2012 6:03:08 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz
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To: maggief

She is falling on the sword for The Disaster? What happened to the Hillary we all know and love? Pods?


135 posted on 10/15/2012 6:03:21 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: GeronL
...and what is the punishment??

No punishment. When dems "take responsibility" it means the New York Times knows who to praise for being sooooooo courageous. Remember the Times fawning of Janet Reno?

(If this had been a Republican Administration the MSM would dub the mess Benghazigate and we'd still be hearing about it five years from now.)

For dems? Time to move on...

136 posted on 10/15/2012 6:03:21 PM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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To: onyx

YOU said it! She knew it was going to bite her eventually, once the Republicans quit chasing soap bubble, Susan Rice, and Brack Obama, who wouldn’t have a clue, having turned over foreign policy to Hillary and having never attended half the Intel briefings, where he could maybe find out how bad Hillary undercut our guys, stripped them of armor and weapons, no clearance to fire first, and shipped them out of theater to feign “normalized relations” with Libya.

Cool to put her big girl pants on today, in PERU! Courageous.


137 posted on 10/15/2012 6:06:39 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: RummyChick

Hillary will never be president. She will be too old and fat in 2016. Heck she already is.

Now The Disaster has to be hammered with “when are you going to fire Hillary for being so clueless?”

This does not take The Disaster off the hook. Let her tell this to the House.


138 posted on 10/15/2012 6:07:00 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: RummyChick

Hillary will never be president. She will be too old and fat in 2016. Heck she already is.

Now The Disaster has to be hammered with “when are you going to fire Hillary for being so clueless?”

This does not take The Disaster off the hook. Let her tell this to the House.


139 posted on 10/15/2012 6:07:17 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Viennacon

Throws herself under the bus the day before the debate. This has to just be a coincidence, right? /sarc


140 posted on 10/15/2012 6:07:17 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!r)
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To: maggief

So he is such a **feline nickname** that he’ll let a woman take the fall for him, or worse, put her up to it? I don’t think the women of this country will like this, much less the men over, say, 40 years of age (or younger if raised traditionally). That’s an AWFUL LOT of voters, or am I wrong?


141 posted on 10/15/2012 6:09:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: LaybackLenny

1) he is not;
2) he probably frequents the men’s room at Ft. Marcy Park.


142 posted on 10/15/2012 6:11:08 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: maggief
"Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the buck stops with her when it comes to who is to blame for security ahead of a deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya."

Cute.

Questions still remain.

When did she first become aware that the Consulate was under attack? Others in the State Department were following the incident in real time. Was she?

Within the first 24 hours, State knew that this was a terrorist attack, and that it had nothing to do with the video. Was she aware that this was the assessment of her own Department, and did she share that assessment?

Did she make the White House aware of the State Department assessment of the incident? If so, when?

Did she direct Susan Rice to appear on the talk shows the following Sunday to blame the incident on the video? If not, who did?

Why, in the face of over 200 reported violent incidents, did she refuse the repeated requests for additional security?

Was this in furtherance of some Administration policy regarding the "Arab Spring", or was this solely her own call, based on her own assessment of the security situation in Libya?

And, of course, whose idea was it to blame the incident on the video in the first place?

143 posted on 10/15/2012 6:12:24 PM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (2010 All Over Again. Make it happen. Get Busy!)
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To: RummyChick
She took the fall- now she will go off to be the President of Yale prisoner in a gilded cage. She can later run for President if she wants never run for office ever again.

Fixed it.

144 posted on 10/15/2012 6:13:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: maggief
Wow...

THIS IS HUGH !

145 posted on 10/15/2012 6:14:37 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: mass55th
The first I recall hearing about ‘the video’ was from tweets sent by the State Department’s Libyan Embassy on 9/11 before the attack.
146 posted on 10/15/2012 6:16:03 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: milagro

I worked for General Haig in Iowa when he briefly ran for the White House in 1987-88. He meant that as a warning to the Soviet Union and China, not as a grab for power, but of course, the press used it as a cudgel.


147 posted on 10/15/2012 6:17:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: maggief

Obama is not responsible for anything that happen the first day of elementary school to date.
He’s just that pure and good.
If you don’t believe me ask the media.


148 posted on 10/15/2012 6:20:25 PM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: butterdezillion

It is not our system which is flawed but the people who live in this country. Without their corruption this corruption would not last.

Who is Bettina Viviano and how would she know anything like that claim?


149 posted on 10/15/2012 6:20:32 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Java4Jay
Those ‘tweets’ had to have been pre-approved before sending
150 posted on 10/15/2012 6:21:21 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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