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A Benghazi Scandal Thatís Already Been Revealed: The CIA Believed A Media Mistake
TIME ^ | May 8, 2014 | by Massimo Calabresi

Posted on 05/08/2014 4:52:33 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Here’s an unsolicited tip for Rep. Trey Gowdy: A smoking gun explanation for the Obama Administration’s use of false talking points has already been found. And the culprit is not a White House adviser or State Department bureaucrat. It’s the intelligence community’s reliance on the media.

It’s tucked inside the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on Benghazi, which reveals a key source of the bad intelligence that made it into Ambassador Susan Rice’s famous talking points: the media incorrectly reported that before the attack on Sept. 11, 2012 there were protests outside the U.S. facilities in Benghazi when there weren’t.

And the CIA believed those reports, resulting in talking points that were delivered to Ambassador Susan Rice

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benrhodes; bias; demagogicparty; jaycarney; journalism; libya; massimocalabresi; media; memebuilding; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; susanrice; time
Media circling the wagons for their pet.
1 posted on 05/08/2014 4:52:34 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

this is the media callin a turd, Cheerios.


2 posted on 05/08/2014 4:54:59 PM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Creative writing exercise


3 posted on 05/08/2014 4:55:43 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Grasping for straws. They are desperate!!!


4 posted on 05/08/2014 4:56:54 PM PDT 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: Oldeconomybuyer
TIME?

ROFLOL!!!

5 posted on 05/08/2014 4:57:07 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Time apparently has given up even trying to do any reporting. Just saying whatever.


6 posted on 05/08/2014 4:57:39 PM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: tet68

Ya know, when the CIA gets thrown under the bus,
they aren’t going to like it or stand for it for
very long...


7 posted on 05/08/2014 4:58:14 PM PDT 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: Osage Orange

Since the CIA had men on the ground in Benghazi and Tripoli, and knew that the attacks were not the result of any video or protest, and TIME APPARENTLY DID NOT HAVE ANY REPORTERS AT THE SCENE, I’d go with Hickson’s congressional testimony.

TIME has been a disinformation magazine for decades.


8 posted on 05/08/2014 4:59:55 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They’re ‘concern trolling’, again.


9 posted on 05/08/2014 5:00:21 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Time doing the bidding of the White House. What is beyond incest? The media IS part of the Obama administration.


10 posted on 05/08/2014 5:00:30 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

When I was a young man I looked up to Time and Newsweek. S long ago.


11 posted on 05/08/2014 5:01:48 PM PDT by all the best (sat`~!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Most of the decisions made in Washington are media driven.


12 posted on 05/08/2014 5:02:31 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
It’s the intelligence community’s reliance on the media.

That doesn't pass the smell test.

Those with access to real intel are not going to use the media as a source.

13 posted on 05/08/2014 5:03:06 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The spooks have embeds at all media sources so it is more likely that the media whoredom reported what they were told to report by the CIA embeds. The lying continues unabated and the media is shoveling it deeper.


14 posted on 05/08/2014 5:03:33 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: Baynative

“And the CIA believed those reports, resulting in talking points that were delivered to Ambassador Susan Rice”

Which she didn’t use and instead went on 5 talk shows and said it was a video.


15 posted on 05/08/2014 5:04:14 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

I read somewhere that the NY Times have someone on the scene.


16 posted on 05/08/2014 5:05:29 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - ¬ďWe do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,¬)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
Wait a minute....you really don't think TIME had boots on the ground????

Wow!!

And they are so honest and believable!!!

17 posted on 05/08/2014 5:07:17 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well...you can fool some of the people some of the time!


18 posted on 05/08/2014 5:07:21 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Lies. Unrepentant, unashamed liars.

Anyone giving these liars and tools of the state a single dime for what they're peddling is a total fool.

19 posted on 05/08/2014 5:08:07 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If this is BS (and it is) the CIA will make sure the talking point is refuted.


20 posted on 05/08/2014 5:22:01 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

They can’t arrest the people identified as participating in the murder because if they get asked about the video they would have no idea what to say.


21 posted on 05/08/2014 5:27:23 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
It wasn't a mistake it was a LIE

The CIA might have gotten it from the Media but the Media got it from Queen Putt the Sissy-Boy

22 posted on 05/08/2014 5:30:01 PM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Nice Try A**holes...Not flying here!


23 posted on 05/08/2014 5:32:04 PM PDT by fedupjohn (America...Designed by Geniuses...Now inhabited by Idiots..Palin 2016...)
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To: bronxville
I read somewhere that the NY Times have someone on the scene.

IIRC, they did. But not at the CIA Weapons Exchange Facility where the Ambassador died.

They also had PROTESTS.

But not at that facility.

The protests were cover for the attack on the CIA facility.

The protests were going on in several locations in the Middle East, based on the video created and placed on the Internet by the State Department's CIA (not the normal CIA). They had a local imam stirring up the people by spreading word of this 'video'. It was all part of a plan, and all was going well until...

a couple of American Heroes decided to try and get the Ambassador and staff to safety by heading to the CIA facility. This put them into conflict with the terrorist group that was planning to decimate the CIA facility.

Hillary's CIA was selling to one group of terrorists, Obama was selling to the other (by selling I mean trading weapons for opium and heroin). When Hillary's crew got in trouble, he merely avoided giving CROSS BORDER APPROVAL. His side won. She had to resign.

You know the rest.

24 posted on 05/08/2014 5:38:25 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
...the media incorrectly reported that before the attack on Sept. 11, 2012 there were protests outside the U.S. facilities in Benghazi when there weren’t.

And the media got that story from... The White House of course. So the CIA believed the lies the media got from the Obama Admin and that they already knew were a pack of lies. Sounds about right.

25 posted on 05/08/2014 5:45:10 PM PDT by eggman (End the Obama occupation of the White House!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Not only circling the wagons but throwing the alphabets under the bus to protect Barry.

You don’t want to pick a fight with your own intel orgs by making them look bad..........


26 posted on 05/08/2014 5:47:17 PM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Here’s an unsolicited tip for Massimo. Aiding and abetting traitors makes you an accessory to treason. That Democrat money won’t mean much when the prison door clangs shut behind you.


27 posted on 05/08/2014 6:30:47 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"The media" did, hmm? Who? When? Perhaps we should ask the CIA that question. "What hack reporter's garbage did you go public with rather than your own intelligence reports?" I'm sure the CIA would love to answer that question.

Not even a good try. Nor is this the "show trial" Dana Milbank declared it. Four dead men demand answers.

28 posted on 05/08/2014 6:39:48 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Total BS!

Partisan Media Shills ping. Thanks Oldeconomybuyer.
29 posted on 05/08/2014 6:53:18 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Except the intelligence agencies never said it was a video.


30 posted on 05/08/2014 7:17:37 PM PDT by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: Billthedrill

...”Four dead men demand answers”...

Exactly.


31 posted on 05/08/2014 8:05:12 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Massimo Calabresi got the long knives out for Trey Gowdy... What Massimo afraid of?


32 posted on 05/08/2014 8:36:29 PM PDT by GOPJ ( Are we finally going to get a smidgen of truth? - - Freeper Veto!)
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...

Benghazi ping.

Let Republicanprofessor know if you want on or off this ping list.


33 posted on 05/09/2014 6:13:59 AM PDT by Republicanprofessor
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To: advertising guy; Oldeconomybuyer

Totally B.S. from Time’s spin-doctors. Amb. Stevens said good by to his Turk colleague outside the so called Consulate and saw no demonstration just before it and he was attacked by terrorists. Hicks testified, under OATH, which Killary didn’t, about real time what really happened on the side, and he was demoted, hello!!!


34 posted on 05/09/2014 7:13:42 PM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: Feckless
The CIA might have gotten it from the Media but the Media got it from Queen Putt the Sissy-Boy

White House, media, it's all the same thing.

35 posted on 05/10/2014 5:46:21 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They have decided to target the CIA in this because in the very first set of CIA-prepared talking points for Congress there was reference to the fact that the CIA had given an advanced warning of the attacks. They do not want anyone to remember that and want to discredit the warnings if they do remember.


36 posted on 05/11/2014 11:30:03 AM PDT by Wendy44
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