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Official: We knew Benghazi was a terrorist attack (but jailed and blamed youtube filmmaker anyway)
PJ Media-Instapundit ^ | 5-6-2013 | Glenn Reynolds

Posted on 05/06/2013 12:05:30 PM PDT by smoothsailing

MAY 6, 2013

Glenn Reynolds

CBS NEWS: Official: We knew Benghazi was a terrorist attack “from the get-go.”

But the Administration still blamed filmmaker Nakoula, who is still in jail. They did this to keep the Benghazi debacle from exploding before the election. It worked. And filmmaker Nakoula is still in jail.

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... But here are some further lines of investigation. Some Obama-defenders will note that Nakoula was jailed for probation violations, of which he may have even been guilty...The question is, why, exactly, were they so eager to put Nakoula away?

The fast-tracking of Nakoula’s jailing was highly irregular. Among other things, I’d like to see the Congressional investigators get Nakoula’s prosecutor, Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Dugdale — and perhaps his boss, U.S. Attorney André Birotte Jr. — under oath about communications from the White House or the Justice Department regarding this case.

Because what it’s looking like is that Nakoula was targeted and jailed so as to provide a scapegoat/villain in a politically motivated cover story that the White House knew was false. If that’s the case, it’s extremely serious indeed, and in some ways more significant than whatever lapses and screwups took place in Benghazi. I’d also be interested in hearing from Nakoula’s attorney, Steven Seiden, about any threats made by the government to secure a plea deal.

If there’s an impeachable offense anywhere in the Benghazi affair — and at this point, I’m not saying there is — it’s more likely in what happened with Nakoula than in the problems abroad, which by all appearances are simple incompetence, rather than something culpable. Railroading someone in to jail to support a political story, on the other hand, is an abuse of power and a breach of trust....

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghazivideo; benghaziwb; corruption; democrats; fraud; hillary; liberals; lyingliars; nakoula; obama

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1 posted on 05/06/2013 12:05:30 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

“And filmmaker Nakoula is still in jail. “

Time to get him out of jail!!!!!!!!!!!


2 posted on 05/06/2013 12:06:43 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: smoothsailing

3 posted on 05/06/2013 12:14:22 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: smoothsailing; Diogenesis; fieldmarshaldj

Interesting...

Today 1st Rush and now Sean Hannity have tried to make benghazi all about Willard...

“Benghazi caused Romney to lose” said Sean (or words to that effect...

earlier I thought “OK Rush is pushing the unelectable baby killer father of gay marriage Willard Mitt Romney for 2016 ...”

now Sean...

HELLO boys there are REAL Conservatives who will be running...

Is it that Clear Channel thingy still ???


4 posted on 05/06/2013 12:19:36 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: smoothsailing

Nakoula was an FBI informant and had legal problems of his own. My feeling is the admin suddenly needed a scapegoat, and struck some kind of deal with him, “We’ll make your drug and fraud charges go away if you play ball with us and stay away from mics if reporters start asking you questions...”

Nakoula is the scapegoat, sure, but I think he’s prolly at some basic level “in on it”.


5 posted on 05/06/2013 12:20:26 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: blueyon

“And filmmaker Nakoula is still in jail. “

Time to get him out of jail!!!!!!!!!!!

I HOPE he sues the ever living crap out of several people in the administration and takes it all the way to the supreme court!!


6 posted on 05/06/2013 12:21:46 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: smoothsailing

We know they lied. Can we get the public to pull its head out of its a$$ and realize what happened?


7 posted on 05/06/2013 12:23:16 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: blueyon

This makes a decent point, but man.... just throw it on the pile.

I mean, if running semi-auto rifles directly to Mexican drug lords isn’t enough to send a politician on the road to obscurity then “making sure a guy got the fast-track on a legitimate violation” seem like super weak sauce.

You know? I mean, I’ll take what I can get (like Al Capone and the IRS), but I’d rather it was on something that is... bigger.

To this day people still try to tell me that not only was Clinton not impeached, but that the whole thing was over adultery. I don’t want to hear that Obama just wanted to “do the right thing, but too quickly” to that guy who made the video.


8 posted on 05/06/2013 12:26:09 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: smoothsailing

9 posted on 05/06/2013 12:28:04 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: smoothsailing
At the ceremony when the four bodies were returned to the USA, didn't the hilldabeast look them in the eye and tell one of the families of those she had left to be slaughtered that she wouldn't rest until those responsible were brought to justice and then go on to speak of the anti-islam video? .

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10 posted on 05/06/2013 12:30:04 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: MestaMachine

ping


11 posted on 05/06/2013 12:31:54 PM PDT by thouworm (DEMOGOGUE: leader who makes use of prejudices, false claims and promises to gain power.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

It’s pretty clear that Obama wanted to play down Benghazi leading up to the election. But it was always alot bigger than that. This goes to the heart of what degree of trust we can place in those who represent us. This is about lawlessness and tyranny.

If all Rush and Sean want to talk about is Willard, then to hell with them.


12 posted on 05/06/2013 12:33:45 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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13 posted on 05/06/2013 12:48:12 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: GraceG

“...takes it all the way to the supreme court!”

Never happen; they’re “in on it”, too. This US Gov’t is so corrupt and criminal, from top to bottom, that 0traitor’s underlings will take the under-the-bus dives. He won’t. The mulatto can’t be impeached, tried for crimes and removed from office. The extremist leftist lib-dems, are too vested in his destruction of America.


14 posted on 05/06/2013 12:52:20 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: Elle Bee
The way I remember it, that's exactly what she did. It is shameful.

She knew it had nothing to do with a video.

Hillary Clinton’s comments to Woods raise even more questions about the White House’s official story on the Benghazi attack, which has already been extremely inconsistent. After apologizing for his loss, Woods said Clinton told him that the U.S. would “make sure that the person who made that film is arrested and prosecuted.” Obviously, Clinton was referring to the anti-Muslim YouTube video that the Obama administration spent nearly two weeks blaming for the attack. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice, Clinton and the president himself all blamed the video at various points. Beck pointed out that the White House is now trying to claim that it has always considered terrorism as the cause of the attack. “When she said that, I could tell that she was not telling me the truth,” Woods said about Clinton.

Source

15 posted on 05/06/2013 12:55:54 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

why is this guy rotting in jail?


16 posted on 05/06/2013 1:09:01 PM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: smoothsailing

There were four versions of Nakoula's movie.

Only the final one was forwarded, by persons unknown, to Sheikh Khalid Abdullah the cleric in Cairo who aired it on TV. Nakoula, the maker of the original film, was not the one who uploaded the final version, Innocence of Muslims, to the internet.

You can hear some interesting things about the timeline of all these iterations of "the movie" in the Youtube video linked below. Start at 9:30 and watch to 16:00 for the meat of that.

False Flag, Currently Underway ?

Even the protests and attack in Cairo weren't about that stupid 'video.'

Brian Lilley: The MSM is lying about the muslim riots
Interviews on the streets of Cairo. 'Video' had nothing to do with protests and attack.

17 posted on 05/06/2013 1:21:31 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: camle

http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/nakoula-basseley-nakoula-sentenced-to-a-year-in-jail-for-probation-violations/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+OTB+%28Outside+The+Beltway+%7C+OTB%29


18 posted on 05/06/2013 1:26:22 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: JoeProBono

That Nakoula guy looks like Mel Brooks.


19 posted on 05/06/2013 1:37:16 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: smoothsailing

thank you sounds more like a pretext than anything else...


20 posted on 05/06/2013 1:54:08 PM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
Look out! I'm up.

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


Benghazi Index

21 posted on 05/06/2013 2:20:05 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: RedMDer
B T T T ! ! ! ©

22 posted on 05/06/2013 2:27:39 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: smoothsailing

Right!


23 posted on 05/06/2013 2:28:32 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: blueyon

Waterboard Hillary over and over again until she tells us the truth.


24 posted on 05/06/2013 4:03:15 PM PDT by Beave Meister (Die Hard Cubs Fan.....if it takes forever.)
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