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Wallace Hits Stonewall on Benghazi: Were Drones Above City Armed? (video at source)
NRO ^ | Eliana Johnson

Posted on 10/28/2012 11:39:49 AM PDT by RoosterRedux

Chris Wallace this morning pressed Virginia Senator Mark Warner, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on whether the American drones monitoring the Benghazi attack were armed. Wallace challenged Warner’s assertion that disclosing this information would give up valuable intelligence:

I can understand how it would be politically embarrassing for the administration if it turns out those drones were armed and the weapons were not fired when those men, the Americans, were under attack for 7 hours. I can’t understand how it would give up valuable intelligence. Can you tell me directly, were the drones armed or not that were flying over Benghazi and were recording it in real time?

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghazidrones; benghazirescue; libya
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1 posted on 10/28/2012 11:39:57 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

They have circled the wagons, but the wagons are on fire.


2 posted on 10/28/2012 11:42:02 AM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: RoosterRedux

The more they try to put a lid on this, the greater the pressure gets. When it fully blows, it’s going to be ugly.


3 posted on 10/28/2012 11:46:25 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: Snuph

They’re going to try like hell to delay these answers until AFTER the election... but, these answers WILL come out.

And, if they’re not out BEFORE the election, Americans will rightfully assume the worst.


4 posted on 10/28/2012 11:46:44 AM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: Snuph

And the question is “why would a security officer be painting the mortar installation firing on him with a laser if he didn’t expect there was someone who could act on it.”


5 posted on 10/28/2012 11:48:05 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Snuph
Criminal psychopaths, all of them. They need maximum security for about ten years apiece.
6 posted on 10/28/2012 11:48:31 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: edpc

Ugly. I hope it drags all of the cool aid drinking Senators and Congressman who have been carrying Obama get sucked into the mire.


7 posted on 10/28/2012 11:48:57 AM PDT by encm(ss)
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To: RoosterRedux; All
Report: Obama Watched Benghazi Attack From 'Situation Room'

Justice with Judge Jeanine 10/27/12 - CIA talks about latest news about Benghazi coverup

Judge Jeanine speaking with Charles Woods, father of Benghazi slain SEAL Ty Woods

Judge Jeanine asks White House 'How do you sleep at night'

8 posted on 10/28/2012 11:49:53 AM PDT by Larousse2 (The price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: RoosterRedux

If there wasn’t something above that could hit a lasered ground target Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty would not have been putting the light on those targets.

This all makes me sick. There should be mass resignations from the president down going on right now.


9 posted on 10/28/2012 11:50:14 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: Snuph

They have circled the wagons, but the wagons are on fire.

I don’t know if the wagons are on fire, but some of the occupants are moving to put the wagons between themselves and the other wagons for fear of taking friendly fire.

Circling the wagons only worked because everyone on the wagon train was on the same side. Absent that, everyone’s back would have been mighty exposed, as is the case today at the CIA, the NSA, the military, and the the Obama administration.


10 posted on 10/28/2012 11:53:53 AM PDT by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: edpc

OBAMA LIED AND PEOPLE DIED.


11 posted on 10/28/2012 11:55:13 AM PDT by onthegulf
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To: RoosterRedux
Warner’s assertion that disclosing this information would give up valuable intelligence

No mystery at all with that answer, the drones WERE armed.

12 posted on 10/28/2012 11:55:20 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: edpc

It’s already very ugly and there are cowards with blood on their hands and you know their names, IMO:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf8lHz_7R_Y


13 posted on 10/28/2012 11:56:50 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: RoosterRedux

I loved the video! Warner looks like he has the intellect of an amoeba! We should never use the word “intelligence” and the US Senate in the same sentence! And that goes for most of the Republicans there too!


14 posted on 10/28/2012 11:58:28 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: hinckley buzzard

“They need maximum security for about ten years apiece”

They need the gallows. This is treason.


15 posted on 10/28/2012 11:58:28 AM PDT by Josephat
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To: FreeAtlanta

That’s what I think...and the truth is going to come out before Election Day (i.e. that Obama’s stand down order applied to the drone too).


16 posted on 10/28/2012 11:58:41 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: RoosterRedux

the most transparent administration in history!

sorry, if they don’t know what happened by now, they are either incredibly stupid or lying through their teeth!

can only be the latter.

in grade school i was only given a week to put together a term paper.

If this administration cannot come up with anything by now, they are either incompetent or lying.

both reasons for impeachment, removal from office/jobs and swift trial and punishment.

it is a coverup. anybody with a nose can smell it.

blessings, bobo


17 posted on 10/28/2012 12:00:19 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: The Cajun

No mystery at all with that answer, the drones WERE armed.

Do you know that for a fact? If this is true, Obama will be out before the election.


18 posted on 10/28/2012 12:01:01 PM PDT by Josephat
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To: RoosterRedux

If you want to get more military insight into Benghazi and other military issues, I recommend the radio show on KFI LA AM 640 8-10 Sat and Sunday nights, Brian Suits, A Dark Secret Place.


19 posted on 10/28/2012 12:02:56 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: RoosterRedux

I have trouble believing that they send up any drones that aren’t armed. All they would sacrifice by not doing so would be a little extra loiter time over the target area. Can you imagine catching sight of a high value target and not be in a position to do anything about it?


20 posted on 10/28/2012 12:03:25 PM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: morphing libertarian

Thx. I’ve got the station set up and ready to go at 8:00.


21 posted on 10/28/2012 12:07:05 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: RoosterRedux

The democratic party in the United States is a criminal party. They have moved away from any sense of loyalty to the people of this country. The press will not say this, nor will the republican party.....to do so would cause a crisis as large as the civil war. So we limp along acting as if things are still normal. Things are not normal.


22 posted on 10/28/2012 12:09:24 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: edpc

Mark Warner isn’t going to be the one who spills the beans, but they already know, this is just trying to look innocent and respond only with, “What 900-pound gorilla in the room?”

There was once a political party known as the “Know -Nothings”, which has long since disappeared into history. The Democrats are trying very hard to emulate the actions of that “Know-Nothing” doctrine.

“I know NOSSING!”


23 posted on 10/28/2012 12:11:31 PM PDT by alloysteel ("If you are going to follow the road less traveled, at least consult your GPS first.".)
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24 posted on 10/28/2012 12:12:13 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: The Cajun

Get the maintenance officers that care for those drones, get the records, were those drones armed, yes or no .


25 posted on 10/28/2012 12:13:18 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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Marco Rubio and Saxby Chambliss are on the Senate Intelligence Committee...why doesn’t Wallace just ask them?


26 posted on 10/28/2012 12:13:56 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: RoosterRedux

27 posted on 10/28/2012 12:14:26 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Trying to get there tonight, after family dinner.

If it’s significant how about posting a thread, if You don’t see one from me. I’ll put KFI in the title.


28 posted on 10/28/2012 12:14:53 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: RoosterRedux

Warner living proof that, ‘You can get by on your good looks!’


29 posted on 10/28/2012 12:15:17 PM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: morphing libertarian

Will do.


30 posted on 10/28/2012 12:16:14 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Larousse2

This is a huge story but our own people have sometimes been making things up:

1. “we KNOW there was an AC-130 above bengazi”

2. “we KNOW the drones were armed”

In fact the first only appeared likely and now the second appears likely. And we don’t yet know.


31 posted on 10/28/2012 12:18:06 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: RoosterRedux
Vallerie Jarrett is wearing the Strap-on Of The United States.

It's about all he's really qualified for...

32 posted on 10/28/2012 12:19:39 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: RoosterRedux

The proper question is.. WHY weren’t they armed..
Two drones and neither was armed?.. WHY?
Who said not to arm them? and WHY?..


33 posted on 10/28/2012 12:22:37 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Josephat
I'm just making an assumption on the answer given.
I'm guessing yes because of the *non-answer* answer.
It would have been easy just to say no if it wasn't, he didn't.
Circumstantial evidence, but good enough for me, considering the people we are dealing with.
34 posted on 10/28/2012 12:26:12 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: RoosterRedux
Sorry Wallace....Forget YOU CNN,NBC,ABC,CBS,MSNBC,N.Y.SLIMES,L.A.SLIMES..JUST GET THE FECK OUTTA THE WAY

WE ARE THE NEW NEWS MEDIA..GET USED TO IT !

Word of Mouth Media


35 posted on 10/28/2012 12:35:14 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: hosepipe

Need to ask one of those “Did you stop beating your wife questions.” Why was an armed drone not allowed to defend the consulate? Why was a stand down order given?


36 posted on 10/28/2012 12:38:15 PM PDT by taterjay
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To: RoosterRedux

Using “sources and methods” to justify withhold this info is first-magnitude Bravo Sierra.


37 posted on 10/28/2012 12:40:13 PM PDT by jagusafr
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To: gaijin

I think it’s known that there were two 130’s within striking distance.

I think the couple of hellfires are default.


38 posted on 10/28/2012 12:41:13 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: The Cajun

In that part of the world I cannot imagine why they would ever be unarmed. I also saw that the first drone was running out of fuel a few hours into the attack so they sent a replacement. By that time they knew the place was under attack so they should surely have sent an armed drone. Only makes sense.


39 posted on 10/28/2012 12:56:26 PM PDT by Josephat
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To: Hardraade
If you wanted a long loiter time with your drone, you might not load it up with missiles.

On the other hand, it's the anniversary of 9/11 and this wasn't the only attack that day, so why wouldn't you be loaded up for whatever?

WTF was obama really doing there?

Screwing up, for one!

He could have been an American hero coming to the Ambassador's rescue, especially when he "leaked" the war tapes and recordings for beat Romney election propaganda.

It would have been better than getting Osama and given him an easy win.

Instead, this is worse than Carter's failure in the desert and the coverup is worse than Nixon's Watergate.

Impeach!

40 posted on 10/28/2012 12:58:16 PM PDT by GBA (Vote as if your Freedom depended on it...)
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To: Josephat
Didn't know that, thanks.
Seems reasonable to me that they would arm the second one up.
This mess will unravel big time, too, too much to cover up.
41 posted on 10/28/2012 1:03:32 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun
No mystery at all with that answer, the drones WERE armed.

That is my take as well. A good friend taught me about that technique from the Soviet Union. You can learn a great deal about what is going on by figuring out what the state controlled media are not saying.

42 posted on 10/28/2012 1:05:47 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain
You can learn a great deal about what is going on by figuring out what the state controlled media are not saying.

The prime example of that is the crime reporting that goes on. When the perp or perps' race is not mentioned, we all know what that means.

43 posted on 10/28/2012 1:18:57 PM PDT by Disambiguator (Re-electing Obama is not optimal.)
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To: RoosterRedux
And the question is “why would a security officer be painting the mortar installation firing on him with a laser if he didn’t expect there was someone who could act on it.”

I have seen credible reports from experts that insist the Target Aquisition Laser FIRST syncs up with a weapons platform THEN paints the target.

44 posted on 10/28/2012 1:27:29 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Disambiguator
When the perp or perps' race is not mentioned, we all know what that means.

Same with party affiliation.

45 posted on 10/28/2012 1:40:30 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: RoosterRedux

I strongly suspect that if those drones were NOT armed, they would have already tried to use that excuse.


46 posted on 10/28/2012 1:43:26 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: hosepipe; gaijin

I still think at least one of those drones were armed, while those below were still fighting for their lives.


47 posted on 10/28/2012 3:01:06 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Gator113

bump


48 posted on 10/28/2012 3:05:03 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: RoosterRedux

Does anyone know if we can tell if the mortar shells used were those used by the American military (by forensics of the fragements)?


49 posted on 10/28/2012 3:17:52 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (,)
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To: GeronL

me to... there could be local help that was available that DID stand down.... as well...


50 posted on 10/28/2012 3:41:53 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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