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Benghazi Lies
The Weekly Standard - Magazine ^ | MAY 2, 2014 | STEPHEN F. HAYES

Posted on 05/02/2014 3:54:11 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike

In response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed last summer by Judicial Watch, the Obama administration last week released 41 documents related to the attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012. An email from the deputy national security adviser, Ben Rhodes, has received most of the attention. In it, Rhodes laid out four goals for Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, who would be appearing on five Sunday talk shows 36 hours later. “To convey that the United States is doing everything that we can to protect our people and facilities abroad; To underscore that these protests are rooted in an Internet video, and not a broader failure of policy; To show that we will be resolute in bringing people who harm Americans to justice, and standing steadfast through these protests; To reinforce the President and Administration’s strength and steadiness in dealing with difficult challenges.”

The Judicial Watch documents also included White House talking points for Rice, with possible questions and answers she might provide to meet the goals set out by Rhodes. These new White House talking points included a broad discussion of the Arab Spring and its challenges, as well as several specific references to the attacks in Benghazi—a mention of Ambassador Chris Stevens, a question on Benghazi intelligence, and a separate section under the header “Benghazi.”

The Rhodes email and new talking points went to many top Obama administration communications and political officials, including press secretary Jay Carney, communications director Dan Pfeiffer, and Obama’s 2008 campaign manager, David Plouffe.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghaziemails; benghazilies; benrhodes; carney; clintonlies; clintontreason; dnclies; dnctreason; judicialwatch; obamalies; obamatreason; pfeiffer; plouffe; statedeptlies; statedepttreason
"We are left with this reality: Top diplomats and intelligence officers in Libya offered assessments of the Benghazi attacks that were true when they made them and remain true today. But top Obama administration officials ignored those assessments. Six weeks before the 2012 presidential election, those officials—at the direction of White House communications and political strategists desperate to maintain the fiction that al Qaeda was “on the run”—lied to the public about how four Americans were killed in a sophisticated attack carried out, on the anniversary of 9/11, by terrorists affiliated with al Qaeda."
1 posted on 05/02/2014 3:54:11 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Don't worry, though. They've changed their ways.

I know this because people on FR are constantly telling me that what the US says about the Ukraine is the absolute truth.

2 posted on 05/02/2014 3:56:47 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

‘resolute in bringing those people to justice’

They KNOW who is responsible and have done NOTHING!


3 posted on 05/02/2014 3:58:21 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: originalbuckeye
its about to change

the special counsels will see to that!




4 posted on 05/02/2014 4:00:14 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Bob Beckle went psycho tonight and admitted there was a cover up but says he doesn’t care.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxVoqiafQfw


5 posted on 05/02/2014 4:01:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Muzzies jamming foreign object up the arse of American citizens and then killing them. Why should Obama have a problem with that?


6 posted on 05/02/2014 4:03:23 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: cripplecreek

Flack...target.....


7 posted on 05/02/2014 4:03:56 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

The Obama regime is filled top to bottom with horses asses and traitors.


8 posted on 05/02/2014 4:04:05 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: Starstruck
Muzzies jamming foreign object up the arse of American citizens and then killing them.

What difference, at this point, does it make?

9 posted on 05/02/2014 4:05:26 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Bingo!


10 posted on 05/02/2014 4:12:19 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Have not heard much from the Judicial Watch haters lately.


11 posted on 05/02/2014 4:19:03 PM PDT by Principle Over Politics ("Man is not free unless government is limited" Ronald Reagan)
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To: Bullish

The Obama regime is filled top to bottom with horses asses and traitors.


It is also filled with arrogant, hubris filled morons who are so incompetent that they cannot even discipline themselves sufficiently to conduct a well managed stone wall and cover up on Executive branch malfeasance that could get them all impeached and potentially thrown in jail


12 posted on 05/02/2014 4:19:25 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Jeff Chandler
Nancy wants to know:

"cant we talk about something else....like well Shadow Puppets??..


13 posted on 05/02/2014 4:29:28 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: cripplecreek

“Bob Beckle went psycho tonight and admitted there was a cover up but says he doesn’t care.”
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That is the Hildabeast way...”What difference does it make?”
For today’s neo-Marxist anything is OK, as long as it does not get in the way of their plan for America.


14 posted on 05/02/2014 4:29:51 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: AlexW

It just shows what I’ve been saying about the democrat/marxist need to destroy morality. Democrat voters know that the democrats are lying to them but they no longer place any significance on right and wrong when winning is all that matters to them.


15 posted on 05/02/2014 4:36:41 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Rashputin
people on FR are constantly telling me that what the US says about the Ukraine is the absolute truth.

Care to elaborate? Maybe even give the names of those "people on FR"?

16 posted on 05/02/2014 4:46:41 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Under Reagan spring always arrived on time.....)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

17 posted on 05/02/2014 4:47:19 PM PDT by McBuff
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To: cripplecreek

That’s the dirty little secret........when it’s THEIR GUYS, Dems don’t care at all what they do.......the end justifies the means.


18 posted on 05/02/2014 4:55:12 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: McBuff

Perfect.

This young thug in a suit is the consumate human illustration of the middle finger thrown up to our bloody, burned, dead ambassador, and the soldiers trying to save him, survive themselves and who were obliterated, and to everyone out here who gave a damn and still do.

I saw him live on Brett Bair’s show and was stunned. Scary arrogant.


19 posted on 05/02/2014 5:01:37 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Hot Tabasco
Various posters, Ok !

If you didn't have an opinion already I bet you'd have never asked. But those who regurgitate Kiev PR releases and toss ad hominems at anyone who doesn't agree with them is a good indication of who they are.

Personally, I figure everything coming out of the country is about half spin so I read it all from both sides.

As for what should be done, well, No US troops, No US money, No US arms, and let the EU/Ukraine/Russia squabble over the pot as long as they like. The Ukraine was tight with Germany in WWII, let Germany send a few divisions to start killing Ukrainians and see if Russia openly intervenes. Better yet, let the Ukrainians keep on killing each other until they realize they have to either live together or admit they're not all like minded enough and have to split the country up.

Oh, and no, Russia shouldn't have seized the Crimea but I have to admit I don't see why a Soviet Primer giving it to Ukraine then their voting to be part of the Ukraine is much different than them voting to be part of Russia now.

20 posted on 05/02/2014 5:02:26 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: Rashputin
Various posters, Ok !

Figures, couldn't name a one..........

Here's some advice, lap-tops and happy hour are obviously your worst friends.

Go home, go to bed and come back tomorrow morning after you've sobered up...you might have a different perspective on things.

21 posted on 05/02/2014 5:15:42 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Under Reagan spring always arrived on time.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco
And some friendly advice in return, no one thinks you're cute when you try to start arguments for arguments sake.

People on FR are smart enough to read and figure out who fits the bill or they're not and they just want to argue.

22 posted on 05/02/2014 5:17:54 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: Rashputin
I know this because people on FR are constantly telling me that what the US says about the Ukraine is the absolute truth.

Mercifully, I know Ukrainian Christians who help me understand what is really going on there week by week. They are not pleased with the U.S. Government nor the U.S. broadcast medium's way of de-emphasizing what is really important: Ukrainians are losing their country.

And these acquaintances fear for America because of what the Obama Administration is doing to destroy our "Shining City on a Hill".
23 posted on 05/02/2014 5:21:19 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero

...Ukrainian-American Christians...


24 posted on 05/02/2014 5:23:41 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Hotlanta Mike

The military expert and tactician, Whoraldo, was just on FOX news telling us that there was absolutely nothing the military could do to save our four Americans in Benghazi. If anyone should know it would be Hernando Revolver. He gets four Barry Noses from me. “Eyes On Target” by Scott McEwen and Richard Miniter tell a different story.


25 posted on 05/02/2014 5:33:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Resettozero
I have friends who still have family in the Ukraine, they moved there themselves about fifteen years ago. They talk to their family every other day and the picture they paint doesn't match the stuff coming out of the country from Kiev.

So, do they know enough to see the big picture? I dunno. I do know they know enough about what's going on a few miles from where they live to give a picture of it and it doesn't at all square with "gallant freedom fighters" winning the day. Nor does it match the claims separatists want to be part of Russia and have Russian support.

You wouldn't believe the rumors they get from their family there. A rumor spreads like wildfire today and is replaced with a new one the next. No one there seems to believe the news programs and no one believes the European, US, or Russian, media either so it's sort of a nut house if you ask me.

26 posted on 05/02/2014 5:49:38 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Was Barry saving the Hellfires on the drones overhead for something special or where they unarmed?

I don't buy it, there seems to have been a way to get some help to them, at least a cruise missiles or two if not much more. I'll find that book "Eyes on Target", I missed that one somehow.

27 posted on 05/02/2014 5:56:48 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: Rashputin

You can still pick it up at Walmart. Great book.


28 posted on 05/02/2014 6:09:47 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Put yourself in the shoes of Hillary and Obama. You know that you’re smarter than everybody else in the world. You can do whatever you want to with Libya. You decide the cheap and slick way to get rid of Qadaffi is to provide support to Al Qaeda so they can kill him. You’re the smartest people in the world, remember? In a conversation at a D.C. Cocktail Party, a Republican staffer mentions that our President and Secretary of State providing support to the enemies of the United States who murdered four Americans including a US Ambassador could possibly be guilty of treason. Now, poor foreign policy and negligent security actions are grounds for serious consequences, but treason? Treason can get you executed. That’s why Beckel explodes. How do they explain away treason? “Yes, they committed treason, but they’re stupid and you can’t expect much from them.” This one scares the Democrats to death.


29 posted on 05/02/2014 7:03:12 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: rdcbn

It’s amazing what inept, feckless morons the Obama regime has.

Hey, ya know? Just like their boss.


30 posted on 05/03/2014 3:12:02 AM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: Rashputin

Thank you. My post was a general overview understatement of what I’m told. Your post is much more valuable and useful pin-point information. I’m interested. PM if there’s more that should not be posted. R2z


31 posted on 05/03/2014 7:18:22 AM PDT by Resettozero
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