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Scrubbing the Truth from Benghazi ( The preparation of the Susan Rice Talking Points )
nationaljournal.com ^ | Updated: May 10, 2013 | 4:48 p.m. | Ron Fournier

Posted on 05/11/2013 8:45:27 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Caught playing politics with tragedy, what's next for the Obama administration and GOP investigators?

“These changes don’t resolve all of my issues or those of my building’s leadership.” With that sentence, one in a series of emails and draft “talking points” leaked to Jonathan Karl of ABC News, the Obama administration was caught playing politics with Benghazi.

Summaries of White House and State Department emails -- some of which were first published by Stephen F. Hayes of the Weekly Standard -- also contradict the White House version of events that led to U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice misleading the public about the cause of the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. installation in Libya.

Where does this all lead?

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; dncrico; fournier; libya; lie; lielielie; msm4alqaeda; msm4obama; msmcorruption; msmrico; msmtreason; noaccountability; notruth; typicalabdication; typicaltreason; waronterror

1 posted on 05/11/2013 8:45:27 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: MestaMachine; TigersEye; Marine_Uncle; justa-hairyape; onyx; SunkenCiv; Grampa Dave; ...

fyi


2 posted on 05/11/2013 8:46:08 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
If these e-mails were leaked, there there are some unhappy people at State. The leaker has to be pretty high up to get their hands on this kind of stuff.
3 posted on 05/11/2013 8:51:32 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Drip, drip, drip...


4 posted on 05/11/2013 8:51:52 AM PDT by madmominct
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To: Cowboy Bob

Yes...either there or the CIA. Certainly not the White House. The career people are always the most dangerous to the potential tyrants.


5 posted on 05/11/2013 8:57:08 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Why aren't there any people in leadership in Washington, D.C. who have ever used the phrase, “We f**ked up”?
6 posted on 05/11/2013 8:58:15 AM PDT by immadashell
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Caught playing politics with tragedy, what's next for the Obama administration and GOP investigators?

FTA: While Karl and Hayes did not disclose their sources, a hallmark of congressional investigations is to leak selected evidence to embarrass the sitting administration.

The money quote from the article. The only reason the public knows anything at all about what happened (according to the Journal), is because the Republicans are playing politics with a tragedy. This will be the meme going forward.

7 posted on 05/11/2013 9:01:32 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: immadashell

Petraeus’ silence is deeply disturbing.


8 posted on 05/11/2013 9:03:25 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I’m not as interested in who scrubbed information from the talking points as I am in WHO ADDED the Video Protest LIE to the talking points.


9 posted on 05/11/2013 9:09:24 AM PDT by weston (As far as I'm concerned, it's Christ or nothing!)
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To: Paladin2

I have no respect for Petraeus. He’s deep into the establishment and has more loyalty to his personal position than he does to this country.


10 posted on 05/11/2013 9:23:48 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

11 posted on 05/11/2013 9:28:04 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Quit whining about the media not doing their job! GET THE WORD OUT!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Thanks for posting the article.

Facts are important, and I am having difficulty finding one certain fact. I have scoured many sources, and I keep finding a disparity.

About half of the sources provide Nuland’s quote thusly:

“These changes don’t resolve all of my issues or those of my building’s leadership.”

The other half provide it like this:

“These changes don’t resolve all of my issues or those of my building leadership.”

WHY ?


12 posted on 05/11/2013 9:29:02 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: weston

The scrubbing issue is important because it is one of the most blatant lies Carney told last fall. But the video story is just as important.


13 posted on 05/11/2013 9:31:18 AM PDT by what's up
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To: Cowboy Bob

That’s what has GOT to be scaring the living crap out of Obama and Hillary right now.

This scandal is huge and involves huge agencies...and when this bombshell got out, they knew very well that they are not being “protected” any more.

They are sitting ducks, with HUGE targets on their backs, with no cover other than threats, which are now proven powerless.

Blood is in the water. They must be terrified as they hide in their bunkers.

And this mental image brings me great joy.


14 posted on 05/11/2013 9:31:35 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Quit whining about the media not doing their job! GET THE WORD OUT!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

P.S. The first report I read stated, “building leadership”.

I think the MEDIA and POLS are trying to say that the word “BUILDING” is being used as a noun.

I think it was being used as a verb.

NO ONE refers to their bosses as ‘building leadership’. In all the written history of the world, I doubt one can find an utterance of that phrase. You might say ‘departmental leadership’ or ‘office leadership’, but never ‘building’.

NOW.... if you were referring to your ‘budding career’ the phrase ‘building leadership’ would make sense in response to it being harmed by incidents in Benghazi.

The only people who would try to claim it meant the ‘leadership of the building’ are the same people who claimed Bin Laden was buried at sea because it’s a Muslim Custom.


15 posted on 05/11/2013 9:37:49 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

P.P.S. (I apologize for not getting all my apples in one handbasket)

I THINK that the media has been changing it to “BUILDING’s” in an effort to conceal the true meaning. They think that someone may figure out what she meant, and so by replacing it with “building’s” (what’s the harm in doing a little editing, considering everything else about Benghazi has been rapaciously edited) which would make the word a possessive noun (which would passed unnoticed among the largely ignorant population) instead of an adverb.


16 posted on 05/11/2013 9:44:39 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: ClearCase_guy
I have no respect for Petraeus. He’s deep into the establishment and has more loyalty to his personal position than he does to this country.

I see it the same.

17 posted on 05/11/2013 9:52:26 AM PDT by Digger
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To: Cowboy Bob; All

Petraeus?


18 posted on 05/11/2013 10:33:08 AM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: weston
I’m not as interested in who scrubbed information from the talking points as I am in WHO ADDED the Video Protest LIE to the talking points.

The group that edited/extracted a short version of the original 'film' and put it on Youtube.

It wasn't the guy they put in jail. However, if you know who's 'snitch' he was, that would lead you down the path.

19 posted on 05/11/2013 10:34:27 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Paladin2
Petraeus’ silence is deeply disturbing.

He's testified twice so far and said that the CIA did not modify their own talking points.

20 posted on 05/11/2013 11:17:37 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: weston
I’m not as interested in who scrubbed information from the talking points as I am in WHO ADDED the Video Protest LIE to the talking points.

I don't care who added or subtracting anything to the talking points. I do care that Obama and Hillary knew that they were false and yet still mislead the American people.

21 posted on 05/11/2013 11:19:57 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
How many scrubbers does it take to change the truth?

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


Benghazi Index

22 posted on 05/11/2013 12:01:20 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Let us hope the Alphabets continue to ramp up with some good old fashion investigation and reporting to supplement Fox, Weekly Standard, and other sources.


23 posted on 05/11/2013 12:07:25 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Paladin2

Am guessing that Patraous would tell the truth if sent a subpoena, but will not volunteer


24 posted on 05/11/2013 12:47:08 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Thought of building as being synonymous with White House or Pentagon. Now which building does she work for??????


25 posted on 05/11/2013 12:51:29 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: hoosiermama
Thought of building as being synonymous with White House or Pentagon.

Neither of which contain the SOS.

Now which building does she work for??????

Good question. Who says, "I gotta go to the building" instead of "I gotta go to the office" ?

The only 'building leadership' I have ever heard of is the head janitor.

26 posted on 05/11/2013 2:25:48 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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