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Mother Of Slain Benghazi Officer To Sean Hannity: ‘They Want Me To Shut Up’
Mediaite ^ | Friday, April 5, 2013 | AJ Delgado

Posted on 04/07/2013 10:19:18 AM PDT by kristinn

On Friday, Sean Hannity brought Pat Smith, mother of the late Sean Smith, on his radio program. The 34-year-old information management officer was one of four Americans murdered in the Benghazi embassy attack on September 11, 2012.

In the chilling interview, a distraught Ms. Smith, in tears, pleaded for answers and spoke of the efforts to silence her.

Ms. Smith first relayed how her son, prior to the attack, requested additional security in advance and warned the State Department:

He did tell them, ahead of time, he typed it into his little typewriter over there, that they were going to be attacked, ‘please they needed more security,’ and they were ignored. And I don’t appreciate everybody going to bed and going to sleep and not taking care of the guys that they put in harm’s way, one of them being my son.

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Smith then spoke of the intimidation she has experienced, in her quest for answers, noting she is being silenced, though Hannity clarified it is not by someone in the government:

They don’t tell me much. They want me to shut up…. I was told, and I really would rather not say by who, [though] I can if you need it, but I was told that I’m causing a lot of problems and to shut up…. I told them ‘I will not! I will not shut up until I find out what really happened!’

Hannity noted how trying to cover this story is “very frustrating,” with Ms. Smith wryly noting: “I know, you won’t find the answer. I’m told it’s too high up.”

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghazigate; benghazimother; christophersmith; glendoherty; libya; patsmith; seansmith; talkradio; tyronewoods; waronterror
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An interview like this is why Sean Hannity is so valuable. Click the source link for the entire article and Mediaite clip of the 14:37 interview from Sean's radio show.

H/t Weasel Zippers.

1 posted on 04/07/2013 10:19:18 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

“…. I was told, and I really would rather not say by who,”

Her kids’s dead. When do the gloves come off for her?


2 posted on 04/07/2013 10:27:26 AM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: kristinn

I heard this Friday and mentioned it on the Hannity thread.

She was rightfully outspoken. It’s a total indictment of the Obama administration.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3003365/posts?page=7#7


3 posted on 04/07/2013 10:28:08 AM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: kristinn

Somebody not in government telling her to shut-up? Must be Bill Clinton.


4 posted on 04/07/2013 10:30:17 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: kristinn; mickie; flaglady47; seekthetruth; seenenuf; Bob Ireland; surfer; Bushbacker1; ...
I can't stand Hannity's style and delivery, but I've posted NUMEROUS times over the years that he is the ONLY one on the TV political talk shows that consistently and fearlessly pushes into where angels fear to tread.

No other conservative media host or pundit...Rush included...delves into territory around which the militant Left has erected ramparts and heavily-armed parapets to keep out all nosy investigators.

You can love him or hate him, or both....but Sean Hannity is the most fearless conservative warrior that we have....and we should give him creds for that at the least, and thank God for him at the most.

Leni

5 posted on 04/07/2013 10:34:37 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: kristinn

DISGUSTING what happened there. Our people were abandoned. Maybe the most shameful incident in this nations history.

Abandoning those who serve, while they are under attack, is about the worst thing anyone can do.

This is 10 times worse(morally)than Watergate.


6 posted on 04/07/2013 10:37:53 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (ok)
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To: MinuteGal

You’re right on all points.

Yes, Hannity jabs them when no one else will.


7 posted on 04/07/2013 10:53:24 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

The Embassy people.

Not just four Americans.

The Embassy staff.


8 posted on 04/07/2013 10:58:58 AM PDT by stanne
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To: kristinn

Government employees do not serve the President or the Democrat party. They serve the people of The United States. The President is the head of the executive branch, but he works for the people of The United States. If there are American Citizens who are covering up something in this Ben Ghazi matter, then they dishonor all those who have served our country and they sell their honor cheaply. If Obama was covering something up for national security, then would he be leading the charge to defund the military? There is no national security issue. It’s just embarrassing to Obama and the Democrat party. Democrats are Democrats first....being an American may not even be on their list. How many Americans will they let die to protect their precious party?


9 posted on 04/07/2013 11:00:43 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: kristinn

Sean should have ASKED who it was who wanted her to shut up.....she said she would tell him! ASK SEAN ASK!! I want NAMES.


11 posted on 04/07/2013 11:05:43 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: stanne

Is it true that there are some 30 survivors/witnesses who aren’t being brought forward to tell their story?

Where are the investigative reporters on this one?


12 posted on 04/07/2013 11:06:59 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: laplata

It should be noted that be noted that Hannity offered to pay for transportation (both air and ground), which was accepted, to take the mother and a companion to ceremonies for her son and other Benghazi victims of Clinton and Obama.


13 posted on 04/07/2013 11:17:56 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: luvbach1

Correction:

It should be noted that Hannity offered to pay for transportation (both air and ground), which was accepted, to take the mother and a companion to ceremonies for her son and other Benghazi victims of Clinton and Obama.


14 posted on 04/07/2013 11:19:12 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: 1010RD

Where are the investigative reporters on this one?”

What investigative reporters?


15 posted on 04/07/2013 11:21:16 AM PDT by chooseascreennamepat
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To: 1010RD

Do you really have to ask? They’re fighting to be first in line to kiss Obaba’s a**.


16 posted on 04/07/2013 11:23:18 AM PDT by surrey
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To: kristinn
Why wouldn't she reveal the name; why didn't Hannity ask? If what she says is true, she is just asking to be silenced permanently. Once again, there is no specific disclosure, just more smoke rising from whatever was really being hidden.
17 posted on 04/07/2013 11:25:08 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: kristinn

They were running weapons to AQIS and Iran did not like it. The mistake she made was not thinking Iran had a role to play. The old hag that was dogging zero about 3AM was wide awake at 4PM and froze.


18 posted on 04/07/2013 11:27:58 AM PDT by Domangart
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To: kristinn

I’m sure 60 Minutes will be calling her for an interview any minute now.....


19 posted on 04/07/2013 11:39:04 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: luvbach1

Good point.

It’s too bad journalism is basically dead in our country.


20 posted on 04/07/2013 11:43:01 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Usagi_yo
Somebody not in government telling her to shut-up? Must be Bill Clinton.

His wife isn't in government at the moment.

22 posted on 04/07/2013 11:54:44 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: TalBlack

She also said she was worried for the well being of his wife and her grandchildren if she were to make that public.

She was not invited to the Jefferson Medal award ceremony in that only his wife and the children would be going gratis the government. His wife resides in Amsterdam.

Hannity then asked if she would like to go, she said yes. He then asked if she could afford it. She replied she is living on SS and Sean immediately told her that he would flip the entire bill for her and her companion.

I have heard, not first hand, that there is some sort of friction between the wife and the mother over this and I feel much of it has to do with whatever the wife is getting paid as a survivor from the government. The wife is afraid the payments will stop and the mother wants to see the grandchildren. I would think if all does not go well at the ceremony, granny will open up like an azalea in early spring.


23 posted on 04/07/2013 11:57:18 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: kristinn

BenGhazi Hussein Obama's pro-Jihad pro-terrorist AG:
On the morrow, anyone daring to criticize us
or who investigates our treason in benGhazi or elsewhere
will be audited of their home.
And, if they are crackers, their children will be sold into slavery."

24 posted on 04/07/2013 11:58:21 AM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: laplata

If Hannity didn’t give platforms to Whiplash McCarthy and Rove, he’d be perfect. I would agree his drive to interview people who are being ignored by others, people we really need to hear from is refreshing and unparalleled. I did want a name here. This woman has little to lose. Her son is dead. This admin got him killed.
Someone not in the regime? Who could that be? Someone in the Obama campaign? Axelgrease, Messina, Cutter?


25 posted on 04/07/2013 11:58:25 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: TalBlack

> Her kids’s dead. When do the gloves come off for her?

When the gun is no longer pointed at her head.


26 posted on 04/07/2013 12:06:39 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: kristinn

BO tried to play a little kidnap game, so he could look like a here while returning the blind Sheik.

He didn’t count on ex-CIA ops, coming to attempt a rescue.

BO and Hillary have never taken American security seriously and have always treated it like a board game.

Their ignorance will cost American lives for years to come.


27 posted on 04/07/2013 12:07:42 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Viennacon

I did want a name here. This woman has little to lose. Her son is dead. This admin got him killed.
Someone not in the regime? Who could that be? Someone in the Obama campaign? Axelgrease, Messina, Cutter?.


His whole outfit is built on thuggery so it could be anyone in a great number of people.


28 posted on 04/07/2013 12:09:17 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Reportedly the Roosevelt-Truman Administrations abandoned moree than 25,000 American prisoners of war taken into custody by the Soviet Union in 1945 as hostages for the forced repatriation of Soviet prisoners of war Stalin was executing as they disembarked from the transports. These abandonments allegedly continued during the Cold War and were precededd in the years beefore WWII with the U.S. intervention in the Russian civil war against Bolshevism and the American workers arrested and detained in the Soviet Union in the 1930s. From the viewpoint of the Democrats, the latest incidents would just be business as usual, clandestinee abandonments.


29 posted on 04/07/2013 12:09:27 PM PDT by WhiskeyX (The answer is very simple and easy to understand economics. The U.S. Treasury is printing vast)
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To: Yosemitest

Wow! Great links!


30 posted on 04/07/2013 12:17:43 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks kristinn.


31 posted on 04/07/2013 12:28:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: kristinn
Mother Of Slain Benghazi Officer To Sean Hannity: ‘They Want Me To Shut Up’

Please don't shut up, even tough emperor Hussein 0bama will probably send some of his goons to shut you up!

32 posted on 04/07/2013 12:29:56 PM PDT by 21st Century Crusader (August 26, 1191)
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To: blueunicorn6

Years ago I learned and lived with some similar situations as director of an important local government agency. I had one rule of protocol that was impressed on all employees. ‘ You do not hide from the public what is public information. You don’t have to and should not broadcast agency affairs apart from what belongs to the public’. Make sure what is said or given out satisfies rules for disclosure. Of course there was always some judgement as to ‘public information’ and there always was pressure from politicians to be more open or to be more closed.


33 posted on 04/07/2013 12:39:23 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Colorado Doug

34 posted on 04/07/2013 12:46:36 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: kristinn

It’s over. The communist in chief and his lackey Hillary got away with their lies.

The country is back to watching two and a half a$$h*les and doesn’t care.

A mother’s or father’s pain are just two more lambs slain on the altar of political correctness.


35 posted on 04/07/2013 12:59:53 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: kristinn
[“I know, you won’t find the answer. I’m told it’s too high up.”]

The truth eventually comes out but sometimes it is decades after the fact.

36 posted on 04/07/2013 1:00:27 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: kristinn

“I know, you won’t find the answer. I’m told it’s too high up.”

Everyone is protecting the communist in chief.


37 posted on 04/07/2013 1:00:45 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: kristinn

Will the history books tell future generations that innocent pure as the driven snow good peaceful poor people got mad over an evil Youtube video made by an evil rich infidel that unjustly criticized their peaceloving religion
or that bearded savages rioted and murdered 4 Americans on the anniversary of their favorite date and that the current commander in chief refused to help his fellow Americans because he is afraid to annoy the bearded savages?


38 posted on 04/07/2013 1:05:17 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: clintonh8r

Why doesn’t she just go pull a “Cindy Sheehan” and camp out in front of the Wigte House or any of Obama’s vacation hideouts?

The lib media loved Sheehan when she was protesting against the evil GWB.


39 posted on 04/07/2013 1:08:02 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Sidebar Moderator; Colorado Doug
(Looking to take out "Getty Image" )

Military Scramble Order Overseas, How They Work
First, I've got over 26 years working in military control towers, most of them as the watch supervisor/crew chief on duty.
Scrambling aircraft to respond to urgent situations normally starts at the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The scramble order comes down through a secured phone call on a direct line.
In the attack on the U.S. embassy on Benghazi, the drone control would have been from MacDill AFB, FL, by U.S. Central Command, and would have been in direct contact, or maybe even remote control to the situation room in the White House.
Watch this 4 minute 48 second video Inside the Situation Room.
The pResident SHOULD HAVE issued to order to scramble fighters to Benghazi, to get there in minimum time.
Then he SHOULD HAVE issued a second order scrambling AC-130 gunships to respond to Benghazi, and have them stand by for more orders. This should have been controlled by the pResident, who should have monitored and responded with guidance from his Situation Room, Read
Here's one more piece of information.
Like Rush said:

Now we know that Obama was in the room watching Benghazi attack live.

I know from experience in the government (over 30 years) that the communication system allows for IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION to the SITUATION ROOM,
as well as other agencies, of notification of a critical situation such as this.
I'm sure technology has changed and only gotten better since I retired, but read this with focus onFLASH OVERRIDE and FLASH.
There is more you need to read.
Read post #48 of ""Under God" Removed By Obama During Inaguration Pledge" and know that we were warned of this.


This has been planned for a VERY LONG TIME.
Obama is solely responsible for this.
Hillary claimed “No Knowledge” of gun running
and told Rand Paul he needed to ask the CIA
.


Let's look at some of the facts.
So, let us remember. For a better understanding of the issue, read HISTORY of Mohammed ( spelled variously; Mahomet, Muhammed, Mehmet, etc. ). then watch William Federer explain it, from Jan. 25, 2012 at CC Chino Hills, CA. It's a MUST WATCH for everyone,Christians, Athiests and even Muslims!

As retired military myself, I've seen the damage of "keeping secrets" about bad leaders.
Obama is EVIL, pure and simple.
Please watch Glenn Beck with Trevor Loudon & his book "Barack Obama and the Enemies Within".
Then watch the 29 minute 13 seconds video Trevor Loudon- An Urgent (and chilling) Message for America.

Obama may be feigning "incompetence," thinking he's too sly, being a "wolf in sheep's clothing" since his mentoring was from Fabian Fascism..
The "Establishment Republicans" will probably NOT want to IMPEACH the TREASONIST Barack Hussein Obama II.
But it's better for the country that Obama suffer the penalty, the strongest penalty for his actions, and his inactions.
Let's look at the Presidential Oaths of Office.
Now who among us really believes Obama did any of that ?
To Obama, that was "Just words. Just speeches! "
Damn him ! Damn him to hell !

I'll finish this with asking you to read Watch the 18 minute 56 second documentary video "Absolutely Uncertain" at "theBLAZE.com" or on YouTube.com, narrated by Irina, the 23-year-old “Jewish New Yorker” and a former Obama supporter .

One other suggestion, read DID OBAMA WANT STEVENS DEAD?
The language is a little abrasive, but spot on. Also read: To Sidebar Moderator:
40 posted on 04/07/2013 1:15:57 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Ann Archy

Asking probing questions is not Hannity’s forte.


41 posted on 04/07/2013 1:17:26 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: kristinn

Of course they want you to shut up, Dear.

This whole administration is allergic to anything that has to do with the concept of honor.


42 posted on 04/07/2013 1:59:16 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: 1010RD
Where are the investigative reporters on this one?

Both of them are still in Wasilla pawing through Sarah Palin's trash.


43 posted on 04/07/2013 2:17:17 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: MinuteGal
Totally agree with you, Leni! Sean was also first to let Dr. Ben Carson appear on his show which allowed Dr. Carson to publicly defend himself following the Liberal trashing!
44 posted on 04/07/2013 2:44:33 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: TalBlack

First they’ll run over her cat as a warning.


45 posted on 04/07/2013 3:02:29 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: MinuteGal

You are right. Sean is also the one who interviewed Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and looked into his church.


46 posted on 04/07/2013 3:07:34 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: kristinn

I’ve always been curious as to why some big money, conservative types, can’t provide this woman with the money needed to hire a big time, big mouthed lawyer.

A Gloria Alred type, but not a whiny, liberal skank like she is.


47 posted on 04/07/2013 3:50:34 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: Westbrook

“When the gun is no longer pointed at her head.”

So, never.


48 posted on 04/07/2013 4:10:19 PM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: MinuteGal

FOX would be nothing without Hannity.

I wish they would give him O’Reilly’s spot.


49 posted on 04/07/2013 4:14:50 PM PDT by miserare
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To: Yosemitest

Bookmarking for an intensive read later...


50 posted on 04/07/2013 4:21:08 PM PDT by miserare
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