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McCain Rips Obama on Libya at Relief Event
NBC News ^ | Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | Andrew Rafferty

Posted on 10/30/2012 7:10:13 PM PDT by kristinn

ONTARIO, OH — Arizona Sen. John McCain delivered a stinging rebuke of President Barack Obama's handling of the terrorist attack on an American consulate in Libya, saying the commander in chief is either "engaged in a massive cover-up" or is "grossly incompetent."

The 2008 GOP presidential nominee focused his remarks on the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Libya rather than Hurricane Sandy at an event in battleground Ohio that had been billed as a "storm relief and volunteer appreciation" event.

"This president is either engaged in a massive cover-up deceiving the American people or he is so grossly incompetent that he is not qualified to be the commander in chief of our armed forces. It's either one of them," McCain told Romney volunteers gathered here at a Victory Center.

SNIP

"I think it's interesting to note that when there was a success, such as when, thank God, we were able to get bin Laden, the administration poured out every single detail, even details that put American lives in danger," McCain said. He later added: "It is my obligation to the men and women who are serving to get the full story out to these four brave Americans have families. They deserve to know why their sons were sacrificed in the needless fashion."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; johnmccain; obama
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1 posted on 10/30/2012 7:10:14 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn
Here's my modified version of the "meme" image that Facebook is censoring, according to Breitbart. (I added the punctuation-mark bullet holes and "can't hear you" text.)

Save it to your machine and/or post it around.


2 posted on 10/30/2012 7:17:51 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: kristinn

Awww - poor widdle nbc doesn’t like truth.


3 posted on 10/30/2012 7:20:23 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: kristinn

Reported by NBC?

OH MY!


4 posted on 10/30/2012 7:26:13 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Travis McGee

Thanks very much, TravisMcGee!

I think I’ll try FaceBook!


5 posted on 10/30/2012 7:27:23 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: kristinn

More on General Ham’s removal:

http://lucas2012infos.wordpress.com/2012/10/30/john-ward-general-ham-the-pentagons-normal-succession-line-simply-isnt-kosher-why-the-rogue-benghazi-compound-general-was-fired-30-october-2012/


6 posted on 10/30/2012 7:29:26 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Travis McGee; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Nachum; SunkenCiv; maggief; stephenjohnbanker; penelopesire; ...

Ping and please ping your lists.


7 posted on 10/30/2012 7:30:44 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: kristinn
the commander in chief is either "engaged in a massive cover-up" or is "grossly incompetent." Or both!
8 posted on 10/30/2012 7:31:18 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: kristinn
"...you do not have to be scared of Obama as president of the United States."

Tell it to the SEALS, McCain.

9 posted on 10/30/2012 7:32:49 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: mylife

BOTH


10 posted on 10/30/2012 7:33:41 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: kristinn
Asked to compare conservative enthusiasm now to at this point four years ago, McCain said, "I hate to admit it but it's much stronger than in 2008. That's just a fact."

I'll bet you do hate it, McPain. Interesting to see this on NBC...they've been carefully to studiously avoid Benghazi coverage.

11 posted on 10/30/2012 7:38:47 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: kristinn

Well, better late than never. Don’t like Mclame much, but let’s give credit where credit is due. It’s good SOMEBODY is speaking out on this cover-up. I guess Obama finally screwed up in an area where Mclame really has passion — leaving Americans behind that are in harm’s way. I frankly wish Romney would say a few words about this as well.


12 posted on 10/30/2012 7:38:55 PM PDT by lquist1
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To: onyx
As Magic Johnson said: Boff Coach!
13 posted on 10/30/2012 7:39:31 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: onyx
Reported by NBC? OH MY!

My thinking is that they figure if McCain said it, it MUST be wimpy who-cares nonsense. But even broken clocks are right twice a day. Just McCain trying to be relevant for the first time in his RINO life, in this case shouting "hey, look at me!" to his MSM buddies.

14 posted on 10/30/2012 7:41:45 PM PDT by MCH
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To: kristinn

Well, now.... looks like today, Juan McLame’s tea leaves told him “Be Patriotic”.

Tomorrow could be a whole ‘nuther story!


15 posted on 10/30/2012 7:43:08 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: kristinn

” - - - @AndrewNBCNews
Fmr. @meetthepress staffer turned @NBCNews Campaign Embed Reporter for @Decision2012. Links & retweets aren’t endorsements. Opinions are my own.
Washington, DC - - - “

Hmmmmmmmmm, - - - , looks like Rafferty managed to get this embed report past his editor. I’ll give Rafferty 2 weeks more at NBC.


16 posted on 10/30/2012 7:44:57 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: mylife

LOL. Well, ALL RIGHT!

Go McCain.

I like him best when he MAD and on the RIGHT SIDE!


17 posted on 10/30/2012 7:45:42 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: MCH

He’s Navy and truly pissed about this.


18 posted on 10/30/2012 7:46:46 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx
He’s Navy and truly pissed about this.

Well whatever the reason, it's about time he started showing some backbone & calling out the anti-American POS in the white hut. Unfortunately it's 4 years late, but as others have said - better late than never.

19 posted on 10/30/2012 7:51:10 PM PDT by MCH
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To: MCH

Yep, but if he can get the lamestream to report, that’s all that counts right now.


20 posted on 10/30/2012 7:58:45 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: kristinn
McCain discovers his spine a decade too late, and NBC reports two decades too late.
21 posted on 10/30/2012 7:59:36 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Travis McGee
Roger Hedgecock 10-29-12 H1
Hurricane Sandy pounds east coast. Benghazi update.

It is a MP3 podcast by Roger Hedgecock. Roger gets the info from witnesses on the ground.

Here is the Time Line on Benghazi. It starts at 20 minutes into the clip. This is the info that is being suppressed in the drive-by media.

Good Hunting... from Varmint Al

22 posted on 10/30/2012 8:08:18 PM PDT by Varmint Al
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To: who knows what evil?
Tell it to the SEALS, McCain.

Don't like McCain? Me neither. But tell me--what have you heard on this from Mitch McConnel or John the Weeper Boehner or Mickey Cantor or any other chickenshit republican officeholder? Oh and btw, pusillanimous ass-licking "letters to Obama" don't count.

23 posted on 10/30/2012 8:11:41 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Varmint Al

bump


24 posted on 10/30/2012 8:13:55 PM PDT by Dan(9698)
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To: Varmint Al

bump


25 posted on 10/30/2012 8:14:06 PM PDT by Dan(9698)
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To: onyx
John's Kinda titched in the head, but I gotta admit I like this side of him. ☺
26 posted on 10/30/2012 8:15:25 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: kristinn

Too little, too late, McLame.


27 posted on 10/30/2012 8:18:12 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mylife

Yes, this is the McCain that’s SUPERB.


28 posted on 10/30/2012 8:21:38 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx
Yep, but if he can get the lamestream to report, that’s all that counts right now.

You are right, and the MSM will have McCain on their shows.

29 posted on 10/30/2012 8:22:09 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: kristinn

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxfwpheSE9A&feature=youtu.be

Obama denial!!!

Great questions (skip over Obunga’s bs to the questions and his initial reaction.

a) asks Obummer did you deny...
b) 0:50 asks again Bummer lies/dodges
c) 1:40 Abound Solar, Solyndar - He smirks and then condescends.
d) 5:00 – Civility “bullshitter” comment. Hahah

I’ve never seen a tough interview of him like this. He’s waltzed thru The Spew and Jimmy Kimmel live w/ softball questions.


30 posted on 10/30/2012 8:23:18 PM PDT by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: onyx

I hated that entire “my friends” schtick.


31 posted on 10/30/2012 8:24:19 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Irish Eyes

Yep, McCain remains their favorite Republican guest, until the word gets around that he’s madder than He// and going after the Marxist and them on Benghazi.


32 posted on 10/30/2012 8:28:00 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: AlanGreenSpam

Kyle Clark is grilling that ***hole!


33 posted on 10/30/2012 8:28:38 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: onyx
Don't know if you were watching Greta, but Newt unloaded big time about Libya!
Said more will be coming out in a day or so, confirmed by people in the know that he knows.
Greta ain't letting this go.
Basically help was available, but not allowed to go.
34 posted on 10/30/2012 8:29:54 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

Newt said a senator told him that the word is 2 media outlets have the actual emails telling the military to stand down during the libya battle.

Newt still thinks more Libya revelations are going to drop on Wed/Thur. They have been holding for the storm.


35 posted on 10/30/2012 8:36:07 PM PDT by gswilder
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To: mylife

For sure. That was sickening...LOL.


36 posted on 10/30/2012 8:38:04 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: mylife

Yes: WEhy is there an “and—or”.

This grossly incompetent Muslim is covering up his incompetence.

I might add he isn’t the only one covering up. There is Hillary and Panetta, and Patreaus.

You don’t fire an Admiral and a General both in the same week.


37 posted on 10/30/2012 8:38:15 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: lquist1

It is good to tell the truth. Maybe not invariably, but mostly. It isn’t good practically for just anyone to do it. How many people not already mad at Obama will take the word of the guy who lost to him? Seriously.


38 posted on 10/30/2012 8:43:46 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: The Cajun

I have to watch Greta’s replay. DrO has laid down the law. No politics while he’s up until election night. Thanks a lot. Now I have to stay up till 1:00AM.


39 posted on 10/30/2012 8:45:55 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Venturer

Bill Clinton knew how to triangulate.
He was a schemer to be sure.

Obama Only knows how to triangulate in one leftwing corner.

He sucks, his sister sucks, his mother sucks, and his father woulda sucked, but I didn’t have a nickle.


40 posted on 10/30/2012 8:47:04 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Tublecane

NBC is pushing this to make Republicans look bad for attacking Obama during Sandy


41 posted on 10/30/2012 8:47:19 PM PDT by shoedog
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To: Tublecane

NBC is pushing this to make Republicans look bad for attacking Obama during Sandy


42 posted on 10/30/2012 8:48:11 PM PDT by shoedog
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To: Varmint Al

It’s a lot more complex than most people know. Obama the gun runner president (Mexico and now this...)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_Oqm6xCCyU

I’m beginning to think Obutthole didn’t send in help because an Iran-Contra-like scandal would be discovered.

He probably figured: let that poor MF’er Chris Stevens die and burn the embassy and all the evidence is lost in the fire.


43 posted on 10/30/2012 8:50:30 PM PDT by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: gswilder
I 100% believe Newt on this, really hope it hits the fan before the weekend.
That should just about do OBobo in politically.
44 posted on 10/30/2012 8:53:42 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: kristinn

So Obama’s not John McCain’s “good friend” anymore? His “special pal”? His “hug buddy”?


45 posted on 10/30/2012 8:56:54 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: kristinn

Is Obama going to hold a relief event for his Muslim buddies in Libya ? Syria ?


46 posted on 10/30/2012 9:44:17 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Navy Patriot
" McCain discovers his spine a decade too late, and NBC reports two decades too late."

Jelly has a shelf life of 4 years..
47 posted on 10/30/2012 9:51:06 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: kristinn
Arizona Sen. John McCain delivered a stinging rebuke of President Barack Obama's handling of the terrorist attack on an American consulate in Libya, saying the commander in chief is either "engaged in a massive cover-up" or is "grossly incompetent."

The 2008 GOP presidential nominee focused his remarks on the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Libya rather than Hurricane Sandy at an event in battleground Ohio that had been billed as a "storm relief and volunteer appreciation" event.

"This president is either engaged in a massive cover-up deceiving the American people or he is so grossly incompetent that he is not qualified to be the commander in chief of our armed forces. It's either one of them," McCain told Romney volunteers gathered here at a Victory Center.

I gotta admit, I am shocked beyond belief, that McCain even dared to blast 0dumb0 in these inflamatory but very true statements, rather than encouraging everyone to "be respectful my friends".

Finally McCain grows a pair of balls and very appropriately hits the nail on the head for 0dumbo's massive cover-up & deception, or gross incompetence and lack of qualification to be commander-in-chief. Too bad that McCain didn't exhibit the same type of rhetoric & accusations against 0dumb0 in 2008.

It would be nice to see other weenie Repubs take up the mantra and start badgering 0dumb0 AND the media to tell the truth about the Benghazi terrorist attack, and who & why our military was told to stand down.

48 posted on 10/30/2012 9:53:24 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: kristinn

Lindsey Graham was on Gretta Van Susteren tonight and spoke about two other attacks on the Benghazi embassy last summer. He wonders why no increased security was given the embassy given the earlier attacks. He has repeatedly wrote the White House for answers to his questions and has received no response. Graham says that the White House is currently running out the clock because of the election. To see his remarks, watch this video:

http://gretawire.foxnewsinsider.com/video/sen-lindsey-graham-on-the-record-11/


49 posted on 10/31/2012 1:01:05 AM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: hinckley buzzard
But tell me--what have you heard on this from Mitch McConnel or John the Weeper Boehner or Mickey Cantor or any other chickenshit republican officeholder?

Squat...but I don't particularly care for any of them either...(isn't that ERIC Cantor?)

50 posted on 10/31/2012 2:31:17 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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