Skip to comments....Hillary and Susan Rice told me “nose to nose” that the Mohammed video was to blame (5/13)
Posted on 01/16/2014 1:28:29 PM PST by Ooh-Ah
This makes two parents of men killed in Benghazi whove claimed that Hillary told them personally that the video was the prime mover in the attack. Tyrone Woodss father went a step further and alleged that she vowed to have the filmmaker arrested and prosecuted which, courtesy of California authorities, is what ended up happening. (See Rich Lowrys new piece, The Benghazi Patsy, for background.) Why did she think it was some sort of comfort to the bereaved that the attack might have been motivated by the Mohammed movie? She went so far as to mention it in her remarks a few days afterward at the ceremony at Andrews AFB when the victims bodies arrived; skip to 16:30 here and watch. With Stevenss remains right in front of her, she interrupted her praise for his service to note that rage and violence had been directed at American embassies over an awful Internet video that we had nothing to do with. Even if that were true, who cares? Why would Mr. Woods or Mrs. Smith give a wet shinola about what motivated a group of degenerates to kill their kids? States duty to protect its diplomats doesnt dissolve depending upon whether an attack was foreseeable which of course it was in the case of Benghazi, given the consulates repeated warnings about a growing jihadi presence in the city. Her whole 3 a.m. shtick in the 2008 campaign was that she was ready for responsibilities that Obama wasnt prepared for, yet when a crisis finally landed in her lap here, she couldnt move fast enough to pass the buck to some random American whose big sin was free speech that was unhelpful to the administrations goals.
Serious question for Hillary: If, in an alternate universe, the Benghazi attackers really were motivated by outrage over the Mohammed video and not their preexisting jihadist allegiances, would the filmmaker be the main culprit, morally or even legally? Should Terry Jones be prosecuted for burning a Koran after jihad-bots inevitably seize it on as a pretext to rampage in Afghanistan or Pakistan? This is no academic question. Matt Welch put together three pages worth of quotations this morning from prominent liberals in the aftermath of Benghazi flirting with (or even outright embracing) the idea of censoring material that offends Muslims. Hillarys own State Department spent tens of thousands of your tax dollars a week later in Pakistan to run TV ads denouncing the video, just in case any of our allies there were thinking about making a move on the embassy in Islamabad. Yesterdays testimony from Greg Hicks was useful in establishing that the Mohammed video was a non-event in Libya, but it tells us nothing about what policies Hillary would have endorsed if the film-driven outrage theory of the attack had had some merit to it. I want to know. Dont you?
Hillary saw that PR-wise the video motive was a great side-story. So she poured it on.
I have more respect for the vid-maker than for Hillary. Hillary is so obviously a self-centered elitest Leftist that I’m surprised more folks don’t see through her.
Obama said it.
Remember his lecture at the UN about how the future does not belong to those who slander the Prophet of Islam.
she lied to your face...HILDA HAS ALWAYS HATED THE MILITARY, it’s nothing new. She was probably in a stupor when Benghazi went down and couldn’t respond.
It wasn’t to blame, but who cares if it was? The Mohammed video told a truth that needed telling. And we have free speech in the USA.
Hillary should be pretty good as president. She can lie just as easily as 0bama with the MSM to back her up.
If she runs in 2016, there will be mountains of ammunition in these speeches and testimony she gave before Congress..........
The Republican candidate in 2016 needs to run Hillary from the 2008 debates talking about the 3:00 AM phone call with the phone showing caller ID “Benghazi” ring over and over with no answer. Maybe a little light back ground machine gun fire and screaming.
Very interesting to compare this article with that of the LA Times on the day the patsy was released from “a halfway house” - see this dated September 27, 2013, exactly one year after the arrest.
Your thoughts after reading both of these articles....are....
Why the cover up of what the cause was? Everything points to the fact that during the attack, the WH did NOTHING to prevent 4 Americans from being murdered!
As if comforting the bereaved was anywhere to be found on her list of things to worry about!
When you got an ass the size of Hillary's, it's a full time job just worrying about saving that.
And anyway, what difference, at this point, does it make?
She ran her husband's domestic business for him, so is she eligible to seek a third term?
US Embassy in Cairo quietly deletes its we stand by our condemnation tweet; Update: More deleted tweets!
Here is Hillary pushing it again on Sept. 13th.
Clinton: Anti-Islam Video 'Disgusting' (video 2:56)
Here is a 'senior administration official' trying to distance 0bamugabe from Hillary's f-up and at the same time admitting by inference that she was the source of the 'video did it' meme.
Senior administration official: The Cairo embassys statement does not reflect the view of the U.S. government; Update: Romney calls embassy statement disgraceful
posted at 10:34 pm on September 11, 2012 by Allahpundit
The White House is disavowing a statement from their own Cairo embassy that apologized for anti-Muslim activity in the United States.
The statement by Embassy Cairo was not cleared by Washington and does not reflect the views of the United States government, a senior administration official told POLITICO
Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet. The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. Our commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation. But let me be clear: There is never any justification for violent acts of this kind, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a Tuesday statement.
And here 0bamugabe and Hillary work together to try to prop up her 'video did it' nonsense and spread it even further.
Nope, she never said anything about a 'video.'
Father of Fallen SEAL: Hillary Told Me Theyd Get That Filmmaker Good 10/25/2012 videos at link
did he smell brimstone or the brown nose odor?
She said she has the experience to be president because she was at Bill’s side for thirty years and saw how it was done. Its like having a Cabin Attendant allowed to fly a plane because they’ve seen it done many times.
AMERICAN PRESIDENTS IN UNIFORM
Have her testify UNDER OATH.
New Campaign Ad for 2016 Presidential Election for Hillary Clinton: THE PHONE IS RINGING FROM BENGHAZI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwaWz7jTcGk&feature=youtu.be
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Yoo, hoo, Hillary---Gehad's on call-waiting.
Gehad al Haddad, Muslim Brotherhood activist AND former Clinton employee.
Ghgad is sitting in a nice comfy Egyptian jail as we type. Gehad al Haddad is a Muslim Brotherhood spox--and a former employee of Hillary and Bill's tax-exempt foundation.
Gehad was arrested by the Egyptian military for inciting violence AT THE SAME TIME he was a Clinton employee.
Betcha Gehad knows plenty abt how the M/B uses tax-exempts for money-laundering (to finance their terror activities against America).
But how to tell Hillary? ROTFL.
Does someone sit around and watch u-tube videos all day and decided a certain one would be great as an excuse to help in an election?
HITLER RANTS ABOUT MOHAMMED VIDEO
Just received this via email.
This is a perfect example of what happens when you put inexperienced people in responsible positions and who selects Czars who are equally inexperienced.
Air Force expert on Benghazi
“Hands” Handley is a well-respected USAF fighter pilot.
Here is his short resume of accomplishments.
Colonel Phil “Hands” Handley is credited with the highest speed air- to-air gun kill in the history of aerial combat. He flew operationally for all but 11 months of a 26- year career, in aircraft such as the F-86 Sabre, F-15 Eagle, and the C-130A Hercules.
Additionally, he flew 275 combat missions during two tours in Southeast Asia in the F- 4D and F-4E.
His awards include 21 Air Medals, 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses, and the Silver Star.
Here is what Col. Handley wrote in response to Panetta and Dempsey’s claims there was no time to send help to Benghazi
May 30, 2013
Betrayal in Benghazi
Phil “Hands” Handley Colonel, USAF
The combat code of the US Military is that we don’t abandon our dead or wounded on the battlefield. In US Air Force lingo, fighter pilots don’t run off and leave their wingmen. If one of our own is shot down, still alive and not yet in enemy captivity, we will either come to get him or die trying.
Among America ‘s fighting forces, the calm, sure knowledge that such an irrevocable bond exists is priceless.
Along with individual faith and personal grit, it is a sacred trust that has often sustained hope in the face of terribly long odds.
The disgraceful abandonment of our Ambassador and those brave ex-SEALs who fought to their deaths to save others in that compound is nothing short of dereliction-of- duty.
Additionally, the patently absurd cover-up scenario that was fabricated in the aftermath was an outright lie in an attempt to shield the President and the Secretary of State from responsibility.
It has been over eight months since the attack on our compound in Benghazi
The White House strategy, with the aid of a “lap dog” press has been to run out the clock before the truth is forthcoming.
The recent testimonies of the three “whistle blowers” have reopened the subject and hopefully will lead to exposure and disgrace of those responsible for this embarrassing debacle.
It would appear that the most recent firewall which the Administration is counting on is the contention “that there were simply no military assets that could be brought to bear in time to make a difference” mainly due to the unavailability of tanker support for fighter aircraft.
This is simply BS, regardless how many supposed “experts” the Administration trot out to make such an assertion.
The bottom line is that even if the closest asset capable of response was half-way around the world, you don’t just sit on your penguin ass and do nothing.
The fact is that the closest asset was not half-way around the world, but as near as Aviano Air Base , Italy where two squadrons of F-16Cs are based.
Consider the following scenario (all times Benghazi local):
When Hicks in Tripoli receives a call at 9:40 PM from Ambassador Stevens informing him “Greg, we are under attack!” (his last words), Hicks immediately notifies all agencies and prepares for the immediate initiation of an existing “Emergency Response Plan.”
At AFRICON, General Carter Ham attempts to mount a rescue effort, but is told to “stand down”.
By 10:30 PM an unarmed drone is overhead the compound and streaming live feed to various “Command and Control Agencies” so everyone watching that feed knew damn well what was going on.
At 11:30 PM Woods, Doherty and five others leave Tripoli, arriving in Benghazi at
1:30 AM on Wednesday morning, where they hold off the attacking mob from the roof of the compound until they are killed by a mortar direct hit at
4:00 AM. So nothing could have been done, eh? Nonsense. If one assumes that tanker support really “was not available” what about this:
When at 10:00 PM AFRICON alerts the 31st TFW Command Post in Aviano Air Base, Italy of the attack, the Wing Commander orders preparation for the launch of two F-16s and advises the Command Post at NAS Signorelli to prepare for hot pit refueling and quick turn of the jets.
By 11:30 PM, two F-16Cs with drop tanks and each armed with five hundred 20 MM rounds are airborne.
Flying at 0.92 mach they will cover the 522 nautical miles directly to NAS Signorelli in 1.08 hours. While in-route, the flight lead is informed of the tactical situation, rules of engagement, and radio frequencies to use.
The jets depart Signorelli at 1:10 AM with full fuel load and cover the 377 nautical miles directly to Benghazi in 0.8 hours, arriving at 1:50 AM which would be 20 minutes after the arrival of Woods, Doherty and their team.
Providing that the two F-16s initial pass over the mob, in full afterburner at
200 feet and 550 knots did not stop the attack in its tracks, a few well placed strafing runs on targets of opportunity would assuredly do the trick.
Were the F-16s fuel state insufficient to return to Signorelli after jettisoning their external drop tanks, they could easily do so at Tripoli International Airport , only one-half hour away.
As for those hand-wringing naysayers who would worry about IFR clearances, border crossing authority, collateral damage, landing rights, political correctness and dozens of other reasons not to act — screw them. It is time our “leadership” get its priorities straight and put America ‘s interests first.
The end result would be that Woods and Doherty would be alive. Dozens in the attacking rabble would be rendezvousing with “72 virgins” and a clear message would have been sent to the next worthless POS terrorist contemplating an attack on Americans that it is not really a good idea to “tug” on Superman’s cape.
Of course all this depends upon a Commander In Chief more concerned with saving the lives of those he put in harm’s way than getting his crew rested for a campaign fund raising event in Las Vegas the next day.
It also depends upon a Secretary of State who actually understood “What difference did it make?”, and a Secretary of Defense who was watching the feed from the drone and understood what the attack consisted of instead of making an immediate response that “One of the military tenants is that you don’t commit assets until you fully understand the tactical situation.”
YGBSM! ( “You Gotta Be Sh....ng’ Me”.)
Ultimately it comes down to the question of who gave that order to stand down? Whoever that coward turns out to be should be exposed, removed from office, and face criminal charges for dereliction of duty. The combat forces of the United States of America deserve leadership that really does “have their back” when the chips are down.
FOR THOSE OF YOU HAVE ACTUALLY TAKEN THE TIME TO READ THIS, DO ONE THING FOR ME AND FORWARD IT TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW!! TO AVOID THIS HAPPENING AGAIN, WHOMEVER GAVE THE “STAND DOWN” ORDER NEEDS TO BE EXPOSED!!!!
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Lucky for them they just let it happen
It’s worse than a lie. It’s deliberately protecting bearded savages and allowing innocent Americans to die.
Boehner blocks any investigation.
And then, with a media cover up, with millions of illegal aliens and millions of dead people voting early and often, she will win. I hope I am wrong, but I think she will be the next president.
Because, IMHO, nobama, via the NSA, has got the goods on Boehner and most other Congressmen.
This is also the reason Congress isn't ripping up nobama for the extra-constitutional things he's done lately. Have you noticed how this is escalating?
By some warped delusional logic, Hillary must have figured that if people could be made to believe that a work of film, by definition something more or less fictionalized, motivated the blood thirsty slaughter of our officials, then the actual acts of terrorist at Benghazi themselves become some kind of filmed make-belief fiction, too. Very sick and very dangerous person. Ms Rice has proven herself without morals in her going along with such an historic lie. Hillary acts like Dr. Strangelove diabolically grinning astride that giant missile at the end of the film.
". With Stevenss remains right in front of her, she interrupted her praise for his service to note that rage and violence had been directed at American embassies over an awful Internet video that we had nothing to do with. "
Those words are a guarantee that WE (Hillary and her State Dept. CIA) had everything to do with the VIDEO that was posted on the internet.
“Remember the Clintons are very good at ‘parsing’ words. Like all liars, they also give themselves away. One only needs to notice what they say.
“. With Stevenss remains right in front of her, she interrupted her praise for his service to note that rage and violence had been directed at American embassies over an awful Internet video that we had nothing to do with. “
Those words are a guarantee that WE (Hillary and her State Dept. CIA) had everything to do with the VIDEO that was posted on the internet.”
BINGO! YOU HAVE MADE A PROFOUND OBSERVATION! You are surely correct.
There’s an old expression that comes to mind: “The [stolen] hat burns on the head of the thief.”
I want to amend the meaning of the old saying I just posted and have looked up.
“The hat burns on the head of the thief” does not means that the thief necessarily had stolen the hat, but that he/she, with the knowledge of his/her misdeed ever present, starts to behave involuntarily in such a way that the thief’s having committed a particular misdeed becomes apparent and revealed.
I find Hillary’s cover story about a protest gone wild, a tad racist