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Seven Hundred Retired Military Special Ops Tell Congress to Form Select Committee on Benghazi
Big Peace ^ | 4/7/13 | Kerry Picket

Posted on 04/07/2013 6:01:09 PM PDT by markomalley

Seven hundred retired Military Special Operations professionals from the organization "Special Operations Speaks" sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to support H.Res 36, which will create a House Select Committee to investigate last September’s deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.

“It appears that many of the facts and details surrounding the terrorist attack which resulted in four American deaths and an undetermined number of American casualties have not yet been ascertained by previous hearings and inquiries,” the letter states. It continues further, "Additional information is now slowly surfacing in the media, which makes a comprehensive bipartisan inquiry an imperative. Many questions have not been answered thus far." The letter puts forth over twenty unanswered questions the select committee should address.

Congressman Frank Wolf, a sub-committee chairman on the House Appropriations Committee, issued a resolution for a House Select Committee to investigate issues surrounding the Benghazi Attack last November in the 112th Congress. He re-issued his resolution for the select committee when the 113th Congress began. The resolution currently has over 60 co–sponsors.

Only Speaker John Boehner (R–OH) can appoint a Select Committee and Boehner appears to mainly rely on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence to investigate the Benghazi attack. However, any information that may be garnered from that committee will, as always, remain classified.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; US: Ohio; US: Virginia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 113th; benghazi; benghazihearings; frankwolf; hillary; investigatebenghazi; johnboehner; kenyanbornmuzzie; libya; navyseals; obama; obamaleaks; ohio; opsec; socom; sos; specops; speicaloperations; threatmatrix; veterans; virginia; waronterror
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1 posted on 04/07/2013 6:01:09 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

We stand with you, SPEC OPS!


2 posted on 04/07/2013 6:02:41 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: markomalley

The Clintons showed everyone that they could get away with anything tho just barely.

Obama doesn’t even have to really try. The media has erected a steel curtain around him and his cronies. He will never have to pay a price until he dies.


3 posted on 04/07/2013 6:06:11 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: markomalley


4 posted on 04/07/2013 6:07:52 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America; markomalley
I'm on board! The stench of treachery permeates this Regime and its mendacity regarding the Massacre at Benghazi!



"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

5 posted on 04/07/2013 6:08:47 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: markomalley

Bump


6 posted on 04/07/2013 6:11:35 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: markomalley

Even one RAT on the committee wil make it useless.


7 posted on 04/07/2013 6:12:14 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: markomalley

Is Ben Ghazi really Chelsea’s father?


8 posted on 04/07/2013 6:12:28 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: markomalley
The congressional response:

Feinstein: All Vets Are Mentally Ill And Government Should Prevent Them From Owning Firearms

9 posted on 04/07/2013 6:13:50 PM PDT by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Republicans create the tools of oppression and Democrats use them.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Yes, indeed we do in this family at least. Both of us are retired military; our youngest son is active duty military, and my dad is retired military (WWII, Korea and Vietnam vet).

We want the truth!


10 posted on 04/07/2013 6:14:11 PM PDT by sassy steel magnolia
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To: Chode

I can’t believe how anyone could look at that picture and “hunger” for her to be the next POTUS. Barry sure lowered the standard. I mean, they’re in the toilet.


11 posted on 04/07/2013 6:14:58 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: markomalley

Unfortunately it will be loaded with back washers and deal makers who will find nothing but scapegoats.


12 posted on 04/07/2013 6:15:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: markomalley

[...to investigate the Benghazi attack]

That would only prove yet again what a coward Emperor Zero is...and (with hopes and prayers) impeach him out of office...then we would have to deal with Crazy Joe Biden...this will only get resolved if a true patriot president is elected in NOV 2016 and he charges Zero with the murder of those 4 US citizens...and rams the law down the throats of those in his administration which were accomplices to acts of treason that been doled out on the US since 2009!


13 posted on 04/07/2013 6:17:41 PM PDT by BCW (Going John Galt -- see everyone that is smart on the other side...)
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To: clintonh8r

Yup the Oklahoma city investigation, the 911 Commission are two that come to mind.

These sorts of things need to be placed in the hands of American citizens.


14 posted on 04/07/2013 6:18:01 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: markomalley; dontreadthis

Thanks for posting!

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In case you missed the latest development on Benghazi.....PING


15 posted on 04/07/2013 6:20:26 PM PDT by JulieRNR21
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Barry sure lowered the standard. I mean, they’re in the toilet.

He's proven to every child in the world that if you try hard enough, you can be President of the USSA!

16 posted on 04/07/2013 6:28:49 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: markomalley; annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; ...
YES! YES! YES!

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


17 posted on 04/07/2013 6:29:42 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: markomalley
From the article:
Only Speaker John Boehner (R–OH) can appoint a Select Committee and Boehner appears to mainly rely on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence to investigate the Benghazi attack. However, any information that may be garnered from that committee will, as always, remain classified.

Doesn't it make everyone glad the information is classified? The lame-stream drive bys love it, zer0 loves it, hillary (what different does it make) loves it. Is there any of our people in congress that doesn't love it? This is a bold step by retired Military. May the People sit up and take a look. The truth is out there. This has been one lie after another. Proved lies by zer0 and his crowd. People died ... zer0 and his crowd lied!

18 posted on 04/07/2013 6:30:43 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: markomalley

Obama is better protected from rightful prosecution or even having his misdeeds revealed than any man who has ever lived.

The only real danger to him would be if some “Insane” person assassinated him and that would not help as someone just as bad would take his place with even more power. In fact assassinating him would be the worst thing which could happen.

He would become the New Martin Luther King/Lincoln/Kennedy and we would worship him for years.


19 posted on 04/07/2013 6:31:25 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: MestaMachine

please rest and take your time ... We cannot do this without you.


20 posted on 04/07/2013 6:31:35 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
100%
21 posted on 04/07/2013 6:35:33 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: markomalley

Committee
Committee
Committee
Yeah, that’l work.


22 posted on 04/07/2013 6:39:56 PM PDT by sasquatch
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To: MestaMachine

Add me to the list MM!


23 posted on 04/07/2013 6:41:07 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: MestaMachine
Their names will simply be added to Obama's list of domestic threats...and they will be removed from "life support" as they become problematic for the Administration.

This is a communist/islamic takeover of America...the idea that Obama will be held to account has long passed.

24 posted on 04/07/2013 6:44:02 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: no-to-illegals

This was the ONE thing that got me so upset in the hospital that I actually scared the nurse because once I got a phone, the first thing I asked Hardraade about was petraeus’s choirboy speech where he appeared as innocent as the driven snow and no one on FR seemed to even be mentioning it, according to Hardraade. AND I even asked him to Freepmail Travis McGee to ask if Spec Ops was going to come out on this issue loud and clear. I also wanted to know if we had an exact body count of how many SEALs have died?, been killed?, been murdered?, since the day they went right in obama’s face and shot that frikking somali pirate to save an American ship captain. Still don’t have an answer for that.


25 posted on 04/07/2013 6:48:44 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: markomalley
From the remarks at the site of article ... one person (in particular) loves it when people (our People) die under democRATs but not under republicans. Allows one to know the mind of those who stood down and why they stood down. The truth is worrisome for those who say ... stand down when confronted with the truth. Standing Down never works. No wonder so many in congress and the _resident want to Stand Down. People die when Stand Down is the prevailing order. Standing down is working for all tyrants in this world. Take a look democRATs. Stand down is the ticket to losing your Freedom too. Oh excuse me I forgot democRATs don't like Freedom. It might hurt someone's feelings if someone had Freedom. Have heard it before from democRATs ... you will be assimilated. Sorry democRATs, I Love Freedom, your assimilation is not an option!
26 posted on 04/07/2013 6:51:12 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: BCW
That would only prove yet again what a coward Emperor Zero is...and (with hopes and prayers) impeach him out of office...then we would have to deal with Crazy Joe Biden...this will only get resolved if a true patriot president is elected in NOV 2016 and he charges Zero with the murder of those 4 US citizens...and rams the law down the throats of those in his administration which were accomplices to acts of treason that been doled out on the US since 2009!

This undocumented democrat "foreigner" is so arrogant and narcissistic, he is incapable of being embarrassed, so even if he's impeached repeatedly, he'll never leave. He needs a formal criminal investigation with possible serious charges by an outside party not connected to federal DOJ. Hillary should be investigated too.

27 posted on 04/07/2013 6:52:19 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: MestaMachine
Take it slow Mesta and keep calm. This issue is not going away. Too many are Standing Up ... I do not sense a Stand Down.
28 posted on 04/07/2013 6:53:26 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: markomalley

Awesome. The stink from this horrific mess-up needs to be uncovered, removed and cleansed, preferring in this flippin century.


29 posted on 04/07/2013 6:55:45 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: markomalley

The Embassy Staff.

Not four Americans, bad enough.

The Embassy


30 posted on 04/07/2013 6:58:15 PM PDT by stanne
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To: ConorMacNessa

HOORAY SPEC OPS! Well-stated post in a very good thread of posts, Conor. BTTT!


31 posted on 04/07/2013 7:00:37 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: null and void

diane. Okay. Then how about they use your security staff you give up to them for having protected you, your family, your constituents. If not, shut up.


32 posted on 04/07/2013 7:00:42 PM PDT by stanne
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Can’t trace to whom she was responding in that scene. Was it our Ted Cruz?


33 posted on 04/07/2013 7:01:49 PM PDT by stanne
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To: no-to-illegals

I will fight this fight with every breath I have left in my body if need be.


34 posted on 04/07/2013 7:09:47 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: PGalt
Thanks for the kind words, FRiend!

Benghazi sticks in my craw like nothing else in the long history of this Great Nation. Never before have we faced such a threat from inside the fabric of our own government. We must stand up and defend our basic Freedoms now - tomorrow will be too late!



"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

35 posted on 04/07/2013 7:10:27 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: MestaMachine

So good to have you back. May God be your strength and healing. Your patriotism and continued dedication are greatly needed here.


36 posted on 04/07/2013 7:16:01 PM PDT by Faith
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To: ConorMacNessa
Benghazi sticks in my craw like nothing else in the long history of this Great Nation. Never before have we faced such a threat from inside the fabric of our own government. We must stand up and defend our basic Freedoms now - tomorrow will be too late!

HEAR! HEAR!

HOORAY SPEC OPS!

37 posted on 04/07/2013 7:17:18 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: MestaMachine
Take it slow, please. No more hospital visits, please. Progress is being made on your health and this issue. We (all of us) value your health. You have done well to keep us informed.

Keep the faith FRiend. The tide maybe is beginning to turn. More pressure being applied by our retired Military is going to help in ways unknown to the zer0 crowd. Word is spreading through our Military like wildfire of what to expect. We're ready despite zer0 and his crowd.

38 posted on 04/07/2013 7:20:45 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: MestaMachine

It is so good to see you, Mesta! I’m waiting to hear your post/explanation (as you stated on another thread). WOW, it’s GRRRRREAT to have you back!

HOORAY SPEC OPS! WOOOOHOOOO!

R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.


39 posted on 04/07/2013 7:20:45 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


40 posted on 04/07/2013 7:21:38 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: markomalley
“It appears that many of the facts and details surrounding the terrorist attack which resulted in four American deaths and an undetermined number of American casualties have not yet been ascertained by previous hearings and inquiries,” the letter states.

Maybe every group's - military and civilian - was given a lie crafted to their 'expectation of what might have happened'... one they might believe. Might be why Obama's people can't tell the truth now - 98% of the people they took into their confidence would discover they've been lied to...

41 posted on 04/07/2013 7:28:39 PM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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To: MestaMachine

Oh, my gosh!!! I actually teared up when I saw your ping.

Please take care of yourself. We want and need you here. God bless you, MM.


42 posted on 04/07/2013 7:33:38 PM PDT by azishot
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To: Nachum
B T T T ! ! ! ©

43 posted on 04/07/2013 8:05:57 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: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

ping


44 posted on 04/07/2013 8:33:04 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: markomalley

HRes 36 Bump!


45 posted on 04/07/2013 8:53:44 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: stanne

“What difference, at this point, does it make?”

Angry, fighting words from Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, this morning in response to a question from Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) when he questioned her about the Administration’s often repeated response blaming the Benghazi attack on a YouTube video.

http://www.redstate.com/politicalwoman/2013/01/23/what-difference-at-this-point-does-it-make/


46 posted on 04/07/2013 9:40:32 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: markomalley

bttt


47 posted on 04/07/2013 10:21:39 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: deks

Thanks.


48 posted on 04/07/2013 10:25:02 PM PDT by stanne
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To: markomalley

Don’t they know that there is no story: nothing here to see: why waste their time: it’s old news: and above all, it has been pronounced dead by the Administration and has been buried.


49 posted on 04/08/2013 1:04:22 AM PDT by Richard Brandon Abroad (Hey people, it's different over here. Different people, money ... and news.)
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To: yarddog
“we would worship him for years.”

I hope that mouse in your pocket makes you a eunuch!!!

50 posted on 04/08/2013 1:11:55 AM PDT by dalereed
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