Skip to comments.Rush military caller says beyond shadow of doubt Obama knew about Benghazi
Posted on 10/26/2012 12:59:10 PM PDT by TigerClaws
Retired Lt. Col discussing standard operating procedures on how this would have worked its way up the chain...
Rush military caller says beyond shadow of doubt Obama knew about Benghazi attack and ordered no response
quote: This is an amazing phone call from a retired Lt. Col. and Special Operations Planner for 15 years who knows the inside baseball of what goes on in the White House. He told Rush that protocol dictates that as soon as the situation room got the email about the Benghazi attack, someone marched up to the president and informed him of the attack. He says its a bald faced lie if they say otherwise.
He also says that it was the president who gave the order at his 5pm meeting that day to not respond to the Libya attack in progress.
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Reason was: Iran/Jimmy Carter decision. Go in and fail and it's political suicide. So... let them die and 'fog of war' confusion blame the video your way out of it.
Traitor Obama was focused on the blind Sheik
who he wanted to transfer back
to al Qaeda (his true friends).
That would explain the Las Vegas trip on September 12.
The decision had been made to let them die. So what else could be done? Go to Vegas!
Obama’s a coward and a traitor. He puts politics ahead of lives.
I totally agree with the caller. Obama knew what was going on and he did in fact lie about what he knew and when he knew it. The Lt Col is right on, and this needs to get out.
the assumption that Obama actualy attended these briefs is just that, an assumption.
This man probably created such a cocoon around himself that information like this couldn’t penetrate. He is known as “no drama” and the last thing he needs to hear is some old white gay guy in Libya might be in trouble. I seriously think that none of the information ever made it to him either because his handlers like Valerie and Axlerod would not allow it, or the staff has learned to work around him and no one else could initiate the military action.
Donald Rumsfeld basically said the same thing yesterday.
The Lt. Col. states that these operations are usually a 50/50 proposition. High risk. Not clear how many enemies are on the ground or how well armed.
The two CIA operatives nearby were told THREE TIMES to stand down. They went anyway. Whole ordeal was 7 hours and troops could have been there 4-5 hours tops - but none were ever sent.
White House situation had the info and would have gone straight to POTUS for a decision. Decision was made NOT to intervene and risk failure.
Don’t need any other conspiracies (kidnapping, gun running etc.) to explain it. This is bad enough and seems like a decision a politician would make.
FOUR MEN LEFT BEHIND.
I’m sure it went like this:
Panetta: “Mr. President?”
Valerie Jarrett: “The President feels direct action in Libya wouldn’t be prudent and regrets that he has to deny your request.”
It was chilling, passionate, professional testimony. I was impressed with the wealth of knowledge as I always am with our military. You got the sense it could have all been avoided and our guys were “chomping at the bit” to get it done.
I for one, am more infuriated than I was when the story broke. Obama’s non-response was political. I hope the Frankenstorm dies down so this story can get some attention.
Thanks for posting this.
Thanks for posting this. Incredible. I still believe there is much more to this than Obama just wanting to avoid the Jimmy Carter mistake. There are too many other dots that need connecting.
I heard it and he was correct.
That call was really good.
for the reporter who wants to win the big gold prize you wear on a chain around your neck , the most unreported part of this story is the day right after the attack saw her first rays of sunlight.
Those rooms were full of contact info...emails...sat phone numbers....logistics....routes...both bank and land travel
anotherwords KFC’s secret recipe for 11 herbs and spices
all on the floor...right there -——————> X
and what did we do ?
Obama kept America outta those rooms and got his “folk” to get it cleaned up
and oh..... oops.......CNN got the diary
and for that...Obama got Candy
yippie kye yo kei ye baby.............
Except it wasn’t the emails...it was another separate alert that is made instantly on Top Secret channels when an Ambassador is in peril. Protocol dictates it is immediately relayed to TOTUS.
Egads! The Fly! How did you escape the Situation Room without being swatted? But thanks for the intel.
Incredible call. What I heard, and correct me if I’m wrong, that absent a direct no-go order from POTUS, they would have rescued these guys given their standing orders. Is he concluding that no one but Obama would have cancelled a rescue mission? If Obama did refuse to order any rescue, wouldn’t someone in his administration by now be willing to give up his career to get the truth out? There are a lot of players who would have been witness to this travesty -— no one among them is brave enough?
The guy sounded like he knew what he was talking about.
AND THAT, my FRiends, is the reason for all the lying by Obama and crew.
Our top leaders were supplying weapons to a 'new' enemy who was the enemy of the 'old' enemy who used to be our friend.
It's a game that governments play, all the time, but Obama and crew are used to people letting them win because they are 'democrat' or 'black'.
Doesn't work over in the Middle East. Then, the lead player on the Obama team is working to install Sharia Law in the US and is using Obama, Hillary, and Holder as pawns. Obama is about to be sacrificed.
Valerie will have to 'takeover' (just temporarily, to ensure the safety of the nation,etc) ....probably Dec. 21, which will be the official start of the Socialist Caliphate of the Western Hemisphere.
I knew when I listened to it in real time this was bomb shell material.
I think the people below the high echelons must be furious and are looking for ways to clue in the American people. I doubt this guy called in on the regular caller line.
Good for Rush.
Also interesting what he said about the units that are ready to go at a moment’s notice. That stinking SOB McCain is running around today spreading the lie that the military wasn’t on alert so wasn’t available to respond.
Obama in 2010:
“When times are tough, you tighten your belts,” the president said. “You don’t go buying a boat when you can barely pay your mortgage. You don’t blow a bunch of cash on Vegas:
The president’s comments come nearly a year after he criticized companies that received federal money for taking corporate junkets to Las Vegas. “You can’t go take that trip to Las Vegas or go down to the Super Bowl on taxpayers’ dime,” he said.
I just heard this call listening to the replay of RUSH’s show.
I cannot believe that Obama refused to authorize even so much as an attempt to go in and try and rescue these people...
Thanks for posting this. I listened to it during the show and knew the truth was being spoken, just by the demeanor of the caller. It has to have been the Call of a Career for Rush. While I know it’s unlikely, the Romney campaign should make an ad of that and make it their exclusive placement for the balance of the campaign. Romney himself ought to open every appearace with that call and simply tell the crowd four years is enough of that, then walk off the stage.
Since the above is unlikely, how about some Congress critter with stones opening every day of a hearing into this with that call? Then call each likely suspect in for public questioning to respond to each point made in the call. Great political theater...
Intersting call and probalby contains a lot truth. Rush might have been a little quick accept a complete stranger’s asertions of bona fides, though.
Sickening, loathsome, banal, disgusting, abhorrent, ah hell, I despise these people!
Yup, and his majesty was informed. This is just like the communists black Muslim shoved America behind so he could play on our money. He gave billions to his communists friends and feels no shame. He is a real pig.
Now why didn't
1. Panetta go ballistic and resign,
2. Hillary go ballistic and resign,
3. Petraeus go ballistic and resign,
4. Any of the Joint Chiefs go ballistic and resign,
Well, 1 & 2 its pretty obvious they are corrupt venal amoral career politicians.
3 & 4 very disappointing but I guess not surprising in this day & age!
Panetta, I was thinking better of him, he protected agency people when Holder was going to put them in jail for doing a what a presidential finding had already said was legal, and he kept the focus going on the UBL raid. I guess his inner “fool” pulled him back to the dark side.
Now 2, Hillary another example of her utter incompetence when it comes to leadership, strategic awareness and political skills. If she would have resigned in a “big way” over this she could have “spun that” into her being a principled heroine. But no she ran for cover just like the rest of them! She is done as far as having a political future!
I have said before, 'What do people see in her?'. She has done nothing on her own! NOTHING!! !If you looked up the term "strap hanger" in the dictionary you would see her staring back ! (A ghastly sight!)
It’s called a CRITIC and the rule is that it is in POTUS’ hands within 10 minutes. An attack on any U.S. facility would meet the criteria for CRITIC reporting.
Yet BO wants us to believe that under his leadership, communiques regarding international crises are routinely buried in a sea of spam. And this is supposed to be a defense of his administration’s lack of response?
The truth is now out. Brave men were deliberately and ruthlessly sacrificed for his political career.
God bless you, Sir. Be safe.
without playing politics. Sorry brain fart.
THANK YOU SIR, YOU ARE TRULY AN AMERICAN HERO !!!
But while all of that military staging would have happened/did happen during the 6-8 hour battle at the consulate and annex, what the military cannot do on their own say-so is cross an international border without an order from the NCA, the National Command Authority, and that means POTUS, Obama.As Travis points out, Obama knew all this. He did not want to be blamed for giving the order to GO. He did not want to be blamed for giving the order "STAND DOWN". He did not want to accept responsibility for giving any order.
Only POTUS can authorize a cross-border hostile mission. That is, guns clear, no official permission from the Tripoli govt (if it really exists outside State Dept fantasies.)
Only one man can pull that trigger and say, GO! Obama.
But no order came, as of midnight in DC. And then none would come. Because the POTUS retired for the night with a do not disturb sign on his door, punted, and went to bed, to be well rested for Las Vegas.
So he ran away, and by deliberate inaction, killed our men in Libya.
May God bless and keep you. Thank you for your service.
“He also says that it was the president who gave the order at his 5pm meeting that day to not respond to the Libya attack in progress.”
If this is proven...every single Democrat Senator and Congresscritter needs to be forced to answer to the public
over the conduct of the Commander in Chief. They should be afraid to poke their nose out on the campaign trail the next two weeks!!!
Thank you for your service.
At 7:05 on the tape you state POTUS At 5 pm met with the principals and shut down the extraction effort. That info based on protocol, or knowledge of actual events? Obviously not info yet public record.
Appreciate your response or inability to answer directly.
Re: THANK YOU SIR, YOU ARE TRULY AN AMERICAN HERO !!!
I second that, Watch your six. OIF vet
Bless you, sir, both for your service, and for your call.
This whole situation has angered me more than I thought I could be angered. I’ll be proud to vote this POS and his minions out of office in the next week and a half.
You understood correctly. Either POTUS -- or somebody speaking for him (Jarrett? Axelrod?) -- said "No go."
In any event, the responsibility lies totally within the White House.
Imagine yourself one of the Delta force guys sitting in a chopper on the tarmac in Sicily. You've been briefed, you know the target, you know what to do and how you're going to do it...and the order never comes.
When the lives of his diplomats were on the line, the Commander-in-Chief failed. EPIC FAIL is insufficient...
“Remember the Civil War? The north got its ass kicked until Lincoln had the stones to keep Grant in command. A drunk, but a drunk who won battles and eventually a war. For my money Ronnie was the last President with real stones.
It wasn’t that Grant won battle it was that he didn’t stop pursuing the South’s army after victory or even a defeat. It was just constantly rolling campaign that continue all the way till the end of Appomattox. General Meade won Gettysburg but was fired for not pursuing General Lee. General McClellan was fired for not pursuing Lee. In short Grant wasn’t afraid to fight even if it meant losing a tactical battle. He knew it would contribute to his overall strategy of weakening the enemy.
no argument here
Keep telling yourself that...
Meade was never fired. He stayed the commander of the Army of the Potomac until the end of the war. Grant specifically kept him on after being made Commander of the entire Union forces.
Driving back from work this morning and heard you on Rush. Pulled my truck over to the curb, just to listen.
Stay safe, stay well.