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Benghazi mess points to Hillary and ‘possibly criminal’ cover-up
The New York Post ^ | 5-3-14 | Kenneth R. Timmerman

Posted on 05/03/2014 7:42:01 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

Make it go away!

That was the message of the Obama administration and their friends in the media for the past two years, and now we know why: Benghazi is the scandal they always denied it was.

Thanks to a lawsuit by watchdog group Judicial Watch, the administration last week released correspondence about the terrorist attack in Libya on Sept. 11, 2012 that left US ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others dead.

One memo, from Ben Rhodes, the deputy national security director for strategic communications, shows how the administration was trying to spin the attack as something other than their own strategic failures.

“Reinforce the president and administration’s strength and steadiness in dealing with difficult challenges,” he wrote to UN Ambassador Susan Rice. He instructed her to “underscore” that the events in Benghazi were “protests . . . rooted in an Internet video, and not a broader failure of policy.”

Beyond the callousness of this message, and the fact that officials already knew this was the work of terrorists, that this document is just coming out now shows the depth of the administration’s cover-up.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benrhodes; clinton; coverup; hillaryclinton; jaycarney; kennethrtimmerman; kennethtimmerman; libya; newyork; newyorkpost; obama; susanrice

1 posted on 05/03/2014 7:42:01 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Benghazi mess points to Hillary and ‘possibly criminal’ cover-up

Haven't we known this for several years?

2 posted on 05/03/2014 7:54:53 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: Mark17

Romney had 7 weeks to deal with the issue. Only if he really wanted to be president. The fix is in.


3 posted on 05/03/2014 7:58:01 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
The democrats are scrambling to find a scape goat in order to protect Hillary. They will pull an obscure flunky from the State Department ranks and guarantee them lots of cash and an eventual pardon for admitting changing talking points or maybe deciding not to bother Hillary with news of the attack figuring it was nothing to worry about.

Meanwhile the media is scouring every detail of Trey Gowdy's life right now in the hope that they can find a way to make this story about him. They will be reviewing every case he prosecuted and probably talking with victims, perps or even witnesses.

4 posted on 05/03/2014 8:02:09 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Well said.


5 posted on 05/03/2014 8:02:10 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

If Barry REALLY wants to bring those responsible for the murders of four Americans in Benghazi to justice, I suggest he start with the U.S. State Department including the former Secretary of State.


6 posted on 05/03/2014 8:03:21 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Oh, so now that the MSM is getting involved, they’re still protecting Obama, by going after Hillary,


7 posted on 05/03/2014 8:03:30 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Meanwhile back at the HQ of the Moron Majority of Voters this will register as .001 on their political Richter scale.


8 posted on 05/03/2014 8:14:35 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: DIRTYSECRET
Romney had 7 weeks to deal with the issue.

With the constant static from many of the Republican voters because he is a Mormon. He had the answers but never got the chance with the MSM trashing him.. So the ignorant got their wish, King Obama.

9 posted on 05/03/2014 8:18:37 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: FlingWingFlyer
If Barry REALLY wants to bring those responsible for the murders of four Americans in Benghazi to justice, I suggest he start with the U.S. State Department including the former Secretary of State.

Not necessarily. The State Department and the Secretary of State were charged with doing his bidding.

President Obama is, himself, responsible for the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi. The Secretary of State is merely his accomplice.

10 posted on 05/03/2014 8:27:31 PM PDT by okie01
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Hillary invented the Youtube Video story.
11 posted on 05/03/2014 8:36:02 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

Good work. Should have a thread of its own IMO


12 posted on 05/03/2014 8:40:45 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: hoosiermama

Thank you. I have posted it quite a few times though. Don’t want to wear people out with it.


13 posted on 05/03/2014 8:44:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Hillary has Hell to pay.


14 posted on 05/03/2014 8:45:47 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Hillary’s entire adult life is about criminal coverup.


15 posted on 05/03/2014 8:47:40 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Why is Jon Corzine a free man?)
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To: tflabo

Ain’t that the truth.

Now...if we could some how involve Justin Beiber into this people might pay attention.


16 posted on 05/03/2014 8:55:14 PM PDT by berdie
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Even a Select Committee will get jack out of these guys.

It's so filthy they would much rather stonewall and see what happens.

Congress cannot compel the Executive but can only coerce.

But this GOP, in an election year, will not use its coercive power of purse or impeachment.

Only a groundswell of the American People putting Obama's polling numbers in the toilet...and those of all in Congress who support him...can turn this.

Otherwise, Stalemate by Stonewall.

17 posted on 05/03/2014 8:58:55 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: TigersEye

You should send it to other friendly media.


18 posted on 05/03/2014 9:08:23 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Baynative

Yep


19 posted on 05/03/2014 9:11:09 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: TigersEye
Hillary came out with the video story only after talking with Obama at 10 pm that night.

My take is that Barry had been upstairs with Jarrett all day concocting the lie. Meanwhile his people in the situation room had their hands tied because he didn't come down once to discuss events.

I think Barry invented the video thing...and they all including Hillary propogated it.

20 posted on 05/03/2014 9:24:16 PM PDT by what's up (su)
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To: TigersEye

I will read your link tomorrow; (falling asleep right now), but didn’t they have the video all handy, already up on the internet, in order to trot it out immediately after the “protests”? Has it been discovered who dubbed the movie and got the guy to film it?


21 posted on 05/03/2014 9:33:15 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: what's up

How do you explain the Cairo embassy tweeting apologies over 22 hours earlier? Nearly 15 hours before the Benghazi attack began.


22 posted on 05/03/2014 9:52:01 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: little jeremiah
The video had been on the internet since late June or early July 2012. I don't know who dubbed it. I suppose Nakoula Nakoula did that. There were four versions of it.

There were four versions of Nakoula's movie.

Only the final one was forwarded, by persons unknown, to Sheikh Khalid Abdullah the cleric in Cairo who aired it on TV. Nakoula, the maker of the original film, was not the one who uploaded the final version, Innocence of Muslims, to the internet.

You can hear some interesting things about the timeline of all these iterations of "the movie" in the Youtube video linked below. Start at 9:30 and watch to 16:00 for the meat of that.

False Flag, Currently Underway ?

Even the protests and attack in Cairo weren't about that stupid 'video.'

Brian Lilley: The MSM is lying about the muslim riots
Interviews on the streets of Cairo. 'Video' had nothing to do with protests and attack.

"Blame it on the Video" was a Fraud for the Cairo Rioting, Too

23 posted on 05/03/2014 9:55:06 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Why didn’t Romney pulverize the administration on Benghazi? What was he thinking?


24 posted on 05/03/2014 10:12:45 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Over eighteen months have passed and still no capture has been made on those terrorists involved in the Benghazi massacre. Why? We have no leadership in the White House Obama is a national disgrace.
We went after Ben Laden, but not these axx holes. Again, Why?

Well, maybe this WND article will shed some light.......

“Why Top Benghazi suspect wasn’t apprehended”

http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/why-top-benghazi-suspect-wasnt-apprehended/


25 posted on 05/03/2014 10:15:59 PM PDT by hapnHal (hapnHal)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Hitlery is trash and so is the rest of the fascist that are running this country. They sit around and lie about everything that is going on. Harry Hitler, Potato head Kerry,
all of Obama’s mouth pieces that will fall on the sword for this clown and his ilk.


26 posted on 05/03/2014 10:21:54 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: little jeremiah
Our old friend Montagraph has put up a new video on May 1st. It is basically a refresher of his original findings of the connection to Stanley Inc. the DoD subcontractor to the Innocence of Muslims video. He also shows when and by whom the name was changed.

Benghazi's Smoking Gun

27 posted on 05/03/2014 10:25:28 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

Thank you! I remember Monograph.

I will check these out tomorrow.


28 posted on 05/03/2014 10:40:01 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah
Here he is from April 30th with a nice neat recap of his findings. Worth the eight minutes!

BUSTED Once And For All

Plus links to a two minute demonstration of proof.

29 posted on 05/03/2014 10:53:04 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

This is going to be good, can’t wait for the Hillary under the bus moment and the look of the stunned harpie State Dept. Spokeswomen Marie Harp (female equivalent of Tommy Vietor) and Jen Psaki. I despise these people whom don’t have the dignity to resign when they know full well they are being used as Pawns to defend the indefensible.


30 posted on 05/04/2014 3:44:51 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: what's up

“My take is that Barry had been upstairs with Jarrett all day concocting the lie”

Yep, that is a question I wish Bret Baier has asked Tommy Boy Vietor the other day. The punk was coming unglued, he would have said whether or not the Lizard Queen was in the White House or not. He may well have been on the phone with her if she didn’t slither into the White House.

I wonder if correspondence emanating from the Presidents Private Residence is a matter of Public record?


31 posted on 05/04/2014 4:00:25 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: what's up

Who even knew about or found the video? Was it in the news anywhere before the ten PM meeting ?


32 posted on 05/04/2014 4:00:57 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Logical me

Yea, right. Got it. Sheesh

One has to KNOW the facts of the argument to have a chance to win it. Talking points will never win an argument of facts and that is all Willard had in his quiver was talking points.


33 posted on 05/04/2014 4:02:55 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: TigersEye

Thanks for all you information. Very enlightening ! Answers a few questions. Who in the WH first had it and who decided to blame it?


34 posted on 05/04/2014 4:06:14 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: SuziQ
I think the entire Democrat party will discredit Hillary for the next 2 years. I don't think they want her to run. She drains the campaign donations to the other more viable candidates.
35 posted on 05/04/2014 4:23:49 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: DAC21
Spokeswomen Marie Harp...

I believe her name is Harf. You know, the sound a cat makes when it coughs up a fur ball.

harf! harf! harf!

36 posted on 05/05/2014 10:13:59 AM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: hoosiermama

Hillary.


37 posted on 05/05/2014 10:14:54 AM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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