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GOP congressman blasts NY Times Benghazi claims as ‘misleading’
Fox News ^ | December 28, 2013 | Fox

Posted on 12/28/2013 3:37:17 PM PST by xzins

A top congressional Republican is saying a new report that concludes Al Qaeda did not carry out the 2012 attack on the U.S diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, is “misleading.”

The new report published Saturday in the New York Times concludes that there was no evidence that Al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had any role in the assault that took place on September 11, 2012, and that it appeared that the attack was fueled in large part by anger at an American-made anti-Islamic video, as the Obama administration first claimed.

New York Rep. Peter King, member and former chairman of the House’s Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, told Fox News the argument that the most overtly anti-Western militia, Ansar al-Shariah – not Al Qaeda – led the attack in an academic argument over semantics, considering Ansar al-Shariah is widely believed to be an affiliate terror group of Al Qaeda.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Egypt; News/Current Events; US: New York; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; ansaralsharia; benghazi; benghazicoverup; egypt; homocare; libya; maybealittlebloooooo; muzzieinwhitehouse; navyseals; newyork; nytbenghazi; nytimes; susanrice; threatmatrix; waronterror
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1 posted on 12/28/2013 3:37:17 PM PST by xzins
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NYTimes attempts to rewrite history for Obama.

They even claim (again) that it was caused by the mohammed video.


2 posted on 12/28/2013 3:38:06 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Rewriting history for Hillery 2016.


3 posted on 12/28/2013 3:39:03 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: xzins

Some scrubbing in case Hillary decides to run in 2016.


4 posted on 12/28/2013 3:39:05 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: jimbo123

5 posted on 12/28/2013 3:39:55 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: xzins

>> NYTimes attempts to rewrite history for Obama.

And King rewrites his conservative record.


6 posted on 12/28/2013 3:40:03 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: jimbo123

Exactly:

Failed in Benghazi

Failed in Israel

Failed in Iran

Failed in Egypt

Failed in Egypt

Failed in Iraq and Afghanistan

And we’re going to be told she was a hero. It’s foolishness.


7 posted on 12/28/2013 3:40:33 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: TomGuy

8 posted on 12/28/2013 3:40:57 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: xzins

Are the STILL sticking to the story about the anti-Islamic film that no even heard of until after Benghazi?


9 posted on 12/28/2013 3:41:04 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the.tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I just read the NY Times article. They clearly blame it on the video with the weak argument that it really was the video that had al-Sharia angry.


10 posted on 12/28/2013 3:43:06 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

The Slimes are running interference for 0bama and Shillary.


11 posted on 12/28/2013 3:43:19 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Nothing like rewriting history. I’m surprised they didn’t let “Law and Order” do it for them.


12 posted on 12/28/2013 3:44:33 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

So what is their excuse for Obastard ordering them to stand down and not allowing a rescue?


13 posted on 12/28/2013 3:45:35 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the.tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Sort of the definitive article on the al Quaeda link ... including Morsi’s Egypt and and Obama’s complicity:

http://shoebat.com/2013/06/30/benghazi-turning-a-blind-eye-for-the-blind-sheikh/


14 posted on 12/28/2013 3:46:36 PM PST by Ancient Wonderboy
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To: Blood of Tyrants
So what is their excuse for Obastard ordering them to stand down and not allowing a rescue?

Honestly, BoT, you don't expect the Slimes to do anything that in depth and logical do you?

15 posted on 12/28/2013 3:49:51 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Sorry Peter, you lie with libs and you have NO right to complain.


16 posted on 12/28/2013 3:51:33 PM PST by WeatherGuy
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To: xzins

HEY KING....WHY AREN’T YOU DEMANDING AN INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO BENGHAZI?


17 posted on 12/28/2013 3:55:36 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: xzins
ya the youtube video had to have been it...

hey Ive got one that should REALLY tee off our next closest match for al qaida bunch....the Obama Yoot Gangs

will they upon seeing this.... torch an embassy?


18 posted on 12/28/2013 3:56:29 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Its beginning to look a lot like Kwanzaa)
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To: xzins
NYTimes attempts to rewrite history for Obama.

And they did and are doing a great job. Ignorant Americans would still believe the Earth if flat. The greatest destructive power that have destroyed much of America is the MSM and Hollywood.

19 posted on 12/28/2013 4:01:11 PM PST by Logical me
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I caught the very end of a report on Fox with the talking head saying “Bombshell NY Times article”. I said to my wife “Probably a bombshell that clears Obama.”

There’s no doubt in my mind these rags get government subsidies.


20 posted on 12/28/2013 4:01:32 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: xzins
Peter King. Who could have guessed.[/sarc] Bet he was part of the coverup.
21 posted on 12/28/2013 4:03:01 PM PST by McGruff (How's that Hopey Changey thingy workin out for ya?)
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To: xzins

When all else fails, repeat the meme.
When all else fails, repeat the meme.
When all else fails, repeat the meme.
When all else fails, repeat the meme.


22 posted on 12/28/2013 4:03:11 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Jim Robinson; VerySadAmerican
I caught the very end of a report on Fox with the talking head saying “Bombshell NY Times article”. I said to my wife “Probably a bombshell that clears Obama.”

There’s no doubt in my mind these rags get government subsidies.

23 posted on 12/28/2013 4:04:00 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins; 1_Rain_Drop; 2111USMC; 2ndDivisionVet; Absolutely Nobama; acapesket; AirForce-TechSgt; ...
Lord, it's rime.

Anyone wanting on or off the Benghazi ping list, please advise me or Republicanprofessor. All others are on the Threat Matrix ping list.


24 posted on 12/28/2013 4:08:12 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: xzins

Huh?


25 posted on 12/28/2013 4:10:29 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: xzins

The New York Times.....paid liars for the Democrat party.


26 posted on 12/28/2013 4:12:51 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: xzins
youtube displays how many views a video receives. I clearly recall a timely report that this video had only a few views before the Rice claim, certainly not enough to cause an army to rise up across northern Africa and attack embassies and outposts.
27 posted on 12/28/2013 4:18:13 PM PST by kitchen (Even the walls have ears.)
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To: xzins

Actually I think they are rewriting it for Madame Hillary.


28 posted on 12/28/2013 4:18:45 PM PST by what's up
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To: blueunicorn6; Jim Robinson

This really reeks of desperation on their part about Benghazi. I’d say it’s about Hillary. Whoever mentioned that above is probably right.

Hillary probably has polling that shows Benghazi will injure her badly. It should. In all honesty, she was a weak, incompetent Sec of State. So much bad happened under her watch, that if she’d been a US commander, she’d have been relieved of command.


29 posted on 12/28/2013 4:19:03 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: what's up

On reflection, I agree with you.


30 posted on 12/28/2013 4:20:03 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: kitchen
From the article at the link: It would also contradict a separate report by a leading social media firm that found that the first reference to the anti-Islam film that was initially blamed for sparking the attack was not detected on social media until a day later.
31 posted on 12/28/2013 4:22:36 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
You've got to be kidding!

Using the video as the "cause"?

I thought that scam had been exposed, at least in the rational world.

32 posted on 12/28/2013 4:24:54 PM PST by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: zerosix

see #31


33 posted on 12/28/2013 4:30:42 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
Failed in Russia (Russian 'reset' button)

Failed in Benghazi

Failed in Israel

Failed in Iran

Failed in Egypt

Failed in Iraq and Afghanistan

34 posted on 12/28/2013 4:31:03 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Gene Eric

Dem bill would end death penalty for federal law.

“Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) and seven other Democrats have proposed legislation that would eliminate the possibility of imposing the death penalty for a range of federal offenses, including several categories of murder and crimes against the government like treason and espionage.”

http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/19329

Gotta cover their butts first.


35 posted on 12/28/2013 4:32:24 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: xzins
“Hope has returned to the hearts of scores of millions of men and women, and with that hope there burns the flame of anger against the brutal, corrupt invader. And still more fiercely burn the fires of hatred and contempt for the filthy Quislings whom he has suborned.”

~Winston Churchill, 12/26/1941

36 posted on 12/28/2013 4:33:07 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: VerySadAmerican

Where else do the monies from the DOJ’s shakedowns of corporations, stimulus money, 0bamacare website MILLIONS $$$, etc., goes.. THE GOVERNMENT MEDIA masquerading as MSM, NY Times, etc..


37 posted on 12/28/2013 4:37:56 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: xzins
I was wondering why they sent Susan Rice out yet again to do the 60 minutes interview. Now I know.

They are rewriting history. I think Petraeus should be made to come before the Investigative committees and tell us where the video story originated.

38 posted on 12/28/2013 4:41:14 PM PST by FR_addict
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To: Blood of Tyrants

has anyone asked bozo where he was when he heard and did he go to bed knowing the embassy was under attack?


39 posted on 12/28/2013 4:47:33 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc

He gave his standard answer; he heard about it on TV. He has the most incompetent staff of any president in history.


40 posted on 12/28/2013 4:56:18 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the.tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

pisses me off how he gets away with his ignorance, the most worthless president we have ever had and that is saying something.

Obama sleeps and people died and then he goes to a Vegas fundraiser and then is protected by the scum in the media


41 posted on 12/28/2013 4:58:28 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: FR_addict
I feel as if I'm Alice in Wonderland. Everything is topsy turvy. Do they really expect us to believe this or is this just another in-your-face story?
42 posted on 12/28/2013 5:00:19 PM PST by FR_addict
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To: xzins

Think hard about this. When you put your children to bed at night, do you really want Hillary to be in charge of their safety till morning?


43 posted on 12/28/2013 5:01:46 PM PST by upchuck (My Internet addiction is so bad... it's alt of ctrl.)
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To: upchuck

Hillary is weak and gets trampled by all who deal with her. From her husband, to her party, to Obama, to heads of state, she’s a classic facilitator of an abuse cycle with herself on the receiving end of abuse.


44 posted on 12/28/2013 5:04:06 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: upchuck
When you put your children to bed at night, do you really want Hillary to be in charge of their safety till morning?

Hate to say it..."Get use to it"...Hillary and Bubba will be back in the White House in Jan., 2017.

45 posted on 12/28/2013 5:11:38 PM PST by mcmuffin (Freedom's On The March - Wave Goodbye!)
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To: xzins
Doesn't little Pinch know there is an Internet? Doesn't the NYT editorial czars know that there is congressional testimony? Don't they know that the black flag of al-Queda flies over Benghazi? Don't they know that there were attacks before this one? Don't they know that there is radio/electronic traffic recorded from that night? Don't they know...never mind...

Don't they care about four dead Americans?

I'm getting a headache.

If I'm an 0bama supporter I would have to ask myself, which pill should I take, the red or blue one this time?

5.56mm

46 posted on 12/28/2013 5:15:10 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: xzins
This is a big deal and deserves more fight from us than just echo chamber grumbling on this thread.

This is our entire problem in this country.

The NYT piece is well written and illustrated with bold photography, video, and maps. There are chapters where the article appears to deal with various "rumors" to do with Benghazi.

THIS IS THE PIECE THAT CEMENTS THE "TRUTH" ABOUT BENGHAZI INTO AMERICAN HISTORY. If we don't fight it right now, it will be the truth.

Phrases like "the Times researched for many months" or "the truth was more complicated than that" solve curiosity in most Americans' minds.

The only way to fight anything in this article is to step up factual refutations with footnotes (which this article does not have) and point by point disprove these allegations. And not on Rush Limbaugh's show or Sean Hannity's. The fight has to be LOUD AND BIG and dwarf the fight over Phil Robertson's freedom of speech.

The rest of this thread should hopefully focus on nuts and bolts directions on how to fight this, or else we deserve President Hillary Clinton.

Care now, or don't care at all.

47 posted on 12/28/2013 5:16:26 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: mcmuffin

Hate to say it...”Get use to it”...Hillary and Bubba will be back in the White House in Jan., 2017.


And this article is how.


48 posted on 12/28/2013 5:19:29 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: xzins

NYTimes article:

http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2013/benghazi/?hp#/?chapt=0


49 posted on 12/28/2013 5:25:12 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Yaelle

I agree with you.

Go here: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3106133/posts

and see post #14 and go here: http://shoebat.com/2013/06/30/benghazi-turning-a-blind-eye-for-the-blind-sheikh/

Let’s assume, yaelle, that the rewrite of history is to benefit Hillary. What does she need to accomplish more than being able to say, “An in-depth investigative article by the NYTimes says we were right, that Benghazi was inflamed by a video and that al-Qaeda was not personally involved.”

She can say that now.

How should conservatives deal with that?


50 posted on 12/28/2013 5:25:22 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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