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'Completely false': Sources on ground in Benghazi challenge NYT report
FOXNEWS ^ | 12/29/13 | Adam Housley

Posted on 12/29/2013 4:33:24 PM PST by Doogle

Fifteen months after the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi which killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, the narrative of the attack continues to be shaped, and reshaped, by politicians and the press.

But a New York Times report published over the weekend has angered sources who were on the ground that night. Those sources, who continue to face threats of losing their jobs, sharply challenged the Times’ findings that there was no involvement from Al Qaeda or any other international terror group and that an anti-Islam film played a role in inciting the initial wave of attacks.

“It was a coordinated attack. It is completely false to say anything else. … It is completely a lie,” one witness to the attack told Fox News.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ambassador; benghazi; chrisstevens; hillary; lyingbastards; navyseals; newyorktimes; nyt; nyts; obama; obamaganda; obamalies; obamaspeople; slimes; terrorism; threatmatrix
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The more I think about the slimes story....could it be a red herring? I mean they could not have thought after all the testimony and facts released that they could cover for Hilda and actually get away with it....it's just too stupid even for them
1 posted on 12/29/2013 4:33:24 PM PST by Doogle
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To: Chode

pingch


2 posted on 12/29/2013 4:34:16 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

The NYT has finally jumped the shark.


3 posted on 12/29/2013 4:39:04 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Doogle

- Obama’a NSA is hacking your computer :

- http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_NSA_SURVEILLANCE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-12-29-13-01-13


4 posted on 12/29/2013 4:40:43 PM PST by devolve (- "He's (Obama) just 'too talented' to do what 'ordinary people' do." - "All this for a damn fag!" -)
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To: SERKIT

Finally?


5 posted on 12/29/2013 4:43:07 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: Doogle

Suspect the DNC ordered the story to help quell some of the panic in ratland, And yes, I’m quite ready to believe that the DNC can control what’s printed in the “newspaper of record”.


6 posted on 12/29/2013 4:44:33 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: bobby.223
The NYT continues to has finally jumped the shark.
7 posted on 12/29/2013 4:46:46 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: SERKIT
The NYT has finally jumped the shark.

BEEN jumping the shark for a pair of decades. Now, they jump it with such a high frequency that the air movement caused by their shark-jumping dries up the water the shark is in.

8 posted on 12/29/2013 4:47:02 PM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Doogle

The NYT lie didn’t last long.


9 posted on 12/29/2013 4:48:10 PM PST by moovova
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To: Some Fat Guy in L.A.

...probably cover for ODUNGOCARE, but this highlights just how corrupt and dishonest they are with the American people.
Maybe that’s why the RATS are mentioning the “I” word.


10 posted on 12/29/2013 4:48:58 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

We live in a banana republic, not a constitutional republic.


11 posted on 12/29/2013 4:49:39 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: Doogle

The Old Grey Dinosaur is on life support.


12 posted on 12/29/2013 4:50:10 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Doogle
No evidence found of Al Qaeda role in Libya attack - Los Angeles Times

Pro-al Qaeda group seen behind deadly Benghazi attack CNN, Sept. 13th

Libyans See al Qaeda Hand in Embassy Attack WSJ, Sept. 17th

The Motive and the Means: Did al-Qaeda Stage the Benghazi Attack? Time, Oct. 2nd

Al Qaeda, ex-Gitmo detainee involved in consulate attack, intelligence sources say Fox News, Sept. 20th

Benghazi: A Sea of Al-Qaeda Flags NRO, November 5, 2011

US military official: Some Benghazi consulate attackers had links to al-Qaida in North Africa Nov. 14, 2012
Gen. Ham, commander of Africom.


13 posted on 12/29/2013 4:51:47 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Doogle

Since the NYT has a long history of making up stories as it goes along...anything to fit the NYT considered conclusion...why would anyone consider otherwise?


14 posted on 12/29/2013 5:00:15 PM PST by stevem
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To: Doogle

This goes beyond bias and spin, to outright lying. IMHO.


15 posted on 12/29/2013 5:00:42 PM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: Doogle

Low quality information


16 posted on 12/29/2013 5:04:08 PM PST by Rock Eye Jack
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To: Doogle

didn’t Obumbler insist during the second debate that he did indeed call it a terror attack?


17 posted on 12/29/2013 5:08:31 PM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Doogle
just a random bunch of goathumpers out looking for a good time, you know, somebody to murder and a building to torch
18 posted on 12/29/2013 5:10:50 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Doogle

Like any good storyteller, the NYT knows its audience.

/sarc


19 posted on 12/29/2013 5:12:52 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Doogle
Egypt intelligence warns (on Sept 4th) of attacks on Israel, US embassies

Congress was warned about Libya last month

Libyan president: 'No doubt' attack 'preplanned' (Magariaf on Face the Nation)

"It was planned, definitely. It was planned by foreigners, by people who entered the country a few months ago. And they were planning this criminal act since their arrival," Magariaf said.

No demonstration before attack on US Consulate, source says

"The intelligence source said no protests were happening before the attackers struck at about 9:35 p.m. local time last Tuesday. The account backs up claims by a purported Libyan security guard who told McClatchy Newspapers late last week that the area was quiet before the attack."

Source: Slain ambassador Stevens said he was on al Qaeda list

WASHINGTON - In the months leading up to his death, Chris Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, worried about constant security threats in Benghazi and mentioned that his name was on an al Qaeda hit list, a source familiar with his thinking told CNN.

Report: Never an Anti-American Protest in Benghazi, Only a Planned Attack (CBS Video Report)

20 posted on 12/29/2013 5:18:36 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

How do we get NYT and LAT to retract their stories so they can’t be used to try to rewrite history?

How do we hold them accountable for the lies?


21 posted on 12/29/2013 5:18:39 PM PST by butterdezillion (Free online faxing at http://faxzero.com/ Fax all your elected officials. Make DC listen.)
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To: Doogle
This is about protecting Hillary. She can't have Benghazi around her neck when she runs for office. She got the 3AM call and did nothing. The NYT is beginning the process of erasing & changing history to protect their girl.

Freedom of the press is dead. This is a brazen example of how the press is dictated by politics. Journalists are propagandists now.

22 posted on 12/29/2013 5:21:48 PM PST by Paco
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To: butterdezillion
How do we hold them accountable for the lies?

Infinite law suits?

23 posted on 12/29/2013 5:22:07 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: All
Herridge On Cable Month Before Benghazi Attack: "Smoking Gun Warning Here"

There was no surprise about the attack. There was no 'failure of intel.' The attack was predicted in precise detail a month before it occurred. The draw down of security had to be intentional.

CIA Sources: Obama ordered military not to help Ambassador Stevens

The failure to approve a rescue had to be intentional.

Sources: Key task force not convened during Benghazi consulate attack

Keeping the Counterterrorism Security Group (CSG) in the dark about the attack had to be intentional.

Tweeting apologies for the 'anti-Muhammed video' beginning early that morning, repeatedly blaming all the violence at all of our embassies on the 'video' and making an apology video to air in Pakistan had to be intentional.

Stevens presence in Benghazi on 9-11 had to be intentional.

24 posted on 12/29/2013 5:22:19 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: butterdezillion

Looks like Fox News just did. Did you have something else in mind?


25 posted on 12/29/2013 5:23:09 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Some Fat Guy in L.A.

Can control???


26 posted on 12/29/2013 5:23:42 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

Save thighnness at all costs.


27 posted on 12/29/2013 5:27:54 PM PST by txhurl
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To: SERKIT

Once again, the NYT has verified the TagLine I’ve adopted as mine. I always know they can be relied upon to make me look good. Frankly, though, I wish I was wrong...but I’m not wrong.


28 posted on 12/29/2013 5:29:27 PM PST by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: Doogle

More liberal “prog” lies and false information from the New Yawk Times. So what else is new? LOL!


29 posted on 12/29/2013 5:30:41 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (The Truth Is Out There. Just don't let anyone know that you're looking for it.)
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To: TigersEye

They refuted it, but somebody can still cite the NYT and/or LAT articles and hope nobody realizes those stories were annihilated by the actual witnesses. As long as those stories stand without any corrections or retractions they will be cited in support of an alternate history whenever the left wants an alternate history. And the stupid masses will swallow it hook, line, and sinker, because the stupid masses don’t sort out complicated issues or trust Fox.


30 posted on 12/29/2013 5:39:51 PM PST by butterdezillion (Free online faxing at http://faxzero.com/ Fax all your elected officials. Make DC listen.)
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To: Doogle

Bump


31 posted on 12/29/2013 5:44:29 PM PST by what's up
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To: butterdezillion

OK


32 posted on 12/29/2013 5:49:56 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Doogle

Who didnt expect the Times to run cover for Obama? The NYT has no credibility, no reliability, no journalistic integrity whatsoever. It is on par with the National Enquirer although at least the NE has interesting articles.


33 posted on 12/29/2013 5:53:10 PM PST by armydawg505
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To: armydawg505

the New York Times, the Newspaper of Liars.


34 posted on 12/29/2013 5:55:35 PM PST by armydawg505
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To: butterdezillion

You are correct. They don’t care who believes the report. Mark my words, nine months from now near election time you will hear a lefty pundit claim the attack on Benghazi was proven not to be a terrorist event, and the comment will go unchallenged.


35 posted on 12/29/2013 5:57:01 PM PST by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: SERKIT

The NYT has a history of providing disinformation (i.e. Walter Durranty in the 1930s).


36 posted on 12/29/2013 6:00:51 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Doogle

Considering the dumb masses that vote Dem, it is completely plausible that repeating the lie often enough will make it the truth (to them).


37 posted on 12/29/2013 6:02:58 PM PST by griswold3 (Post-Christian America is living on borrowed moral heritage)
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To: Doogle
Of course it's completely false. It was in the New York Times.
38 posted on 12/29/2013 6:03:06 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: moovova

But it will last in the minds of those who love to defend Obama and Hillary. They now have something to point to, which is why the Slimes did the story.


39 posted on 12/29/2013 6:06:54 PM PST by firebrand
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To: wiggen

Yes, with the prompting of Candy Crowley, to the shock of everyone with two brain cells who was watching. If you read the text of the speech they were referring to, however, he does not specifically say that.

Like most lies, especially those appearing ephemerally on TV during debates, especially later debates with very little time left for refutation, the public was left with the erroneous statements.

Obama did the same thing with the “botched” abortions vote in Illinois. He stated that there was already a perfectly good law on the books and so there was no need to pass another one, and that was why he voted no. As I remember it was a little more complicated than that, but the fact remains that there was next to zero time to refute that statement. It was near the very end of the last debate (2008).


40 posted on 12/29/2013 6:17:37 PM PST by firebrand
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To: Lazamataz
I think the NYT has jumped themselves jumping the shark.

Picture Fonzie jumping over Fonzie jumping over a shark.

41 posted on 12/29/2013 6:20:48 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: Doogle

The Democrats send out a fundraising letter warning that the Republicans are going to try and impeach Obama. Why would they do that? The New York Times writes a huge article claiming that Al Qaeda wasn’t involved in the attack at Benghazi. Why would they do that? A Democrat introduces a bill to try and remove the death penalty for treason? Why would they do that?


42 posted on 12/29/2013 6:25:59 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: TigersEye

Good work, TE.


43 posted on 12/29/2013 6:26:41 PM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Doogle

Obama lies, and the NY Times swears to it.


44 posted on 12/29/2013 6:28:08 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Sirius Lee
Thank you.

Ambassador Stevens

Trusted Hillary

45 posted on 12/29/2013 6:31:57 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Doogle

Yeah, and the Guy that ran the Al Queda flag up the pole at the Government building did not have the support and permission of the locals


46 posted on 12/29/2013 6:41:15 PM PST by Steven Tyler
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To: Paco
This is about protecting Hillary. She can't have Benghazi around her neck when she runs for office. She got the 3AM call and did nothing. The NYT is beginning the process of erasing & changing history to protect their girl.

This could very well be true. On the other hand, it has been said that the Obungler could roast babies, like marshmallows, on the White House lawn, and get away with it. The same can be said about the Hildabeast. There is nothing she can not get away with, ever. If she runs for president, maybe against Christie, she will win in a landslide. I hope I am wrong, but we have a country full of idiots now, and unfortunately, they vote. We haven't even counted the millions of new rats yet, otherwise known as illegal aliens.

47 posted on 12/29/2013 6:55:38 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: Doogle

Documentation File for Impeached Bill Clinton’s involvement in Benghazi Coverup for Mrs. Bill Clinton.


48 posted on 12/29/2013 6:59:12 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Paco

“This is about protecting Hillary. She can’t have Benghazi around her neck when she runs for office. She got the 3AM call and did nothing. The NYT is beginning the process of erasing & changing history to protect their girl.”

Absolutely, spot on. trying to clear the way for the coronation of Hill. MSM will be saying in 2016, regarding Benghazi, that Hill is just being attacked by those women-hating white men in the Republican party. That this is old news “so what does it matter.” Then John McCain will chime in to suggest the GOP backoff of attacking poor Hill over this.


49 posted on 12/29/2013 7:06:28 PM PST by IWONDR
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To: Doogle

The article was actually written by Walter Duranty:

There is no al-queda in Libya or famine in the Ukraine.


50 posted on 12/29/2013 7:31:52 PM PST by glorgau
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