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Clinton: ‘How Can This Happen in a Country We Helped Liberate?’
CNS News ^ | September 12, 2012 | Penny Starr

Posted on 09/12/2012 3:34:05 PM PDT by kingattax

"All of us are inspired by what is happening in Libya," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said one year ago as she hailed the revolution taking place in that country, praising the Libyan people for "taking back their country." Today -- on the day after the 9-11 attacks in Egypt and Libya in which the U.S. ambassador to Libya was killed -- a weary-looking Clinton said she’s asking herself how it could happen:

“How can this happen in a country we help liberate, in a city (Benghazi) we helped save from destruction?”

Clinton said that question “reflects just how complicated, and at times, how confounding the world can be.”

Speaking at the State Department, Clinton said, “This was an attack by a small and savage group. Not the people or government of Libya.”

She also praised the late U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, to whom she delivered the oath of office earlier this year:

“Everywhere that Chris and his team went in Libya -- in a country scarred by war and tyranny, they were hailed as friends and partners.

“And when the attack came yesterday, Libyans stood and fought to defend our post. Some were wounded. Libyans carried Chris’ body to the hospital and they helped rescue and lead other Americans to safety.”

In a written statement on Wednesday, Clinton noted that U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens "was one of the first Americans on the ground in Benghazi."

She said he "risked his life" to help the Libyan people build a better future.

"The friendship between our countries, borne out of shared struggle, will not be another casualty of this attack," Clinton said at the State Department Wednesday. "A free and stable Libya is still in America’s interest and security, and we will not turn our back on that, nor will we rest until those responsible for these attacks are found and brought to justice. We are working closely with the Libyan authorities to move swiftly and surely."

In an Oct. 23, 2011 statement marking the "liberation" of Libya, Clinton called the U.S.-assisted revolution "the work of ordinary, brave Libyans who demanded their freedoms and dignity. The United States is proud to have supported them in those efforts, and we are committed to their future."


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Speaking at the State Department, Clinton said, “This was an attack by a small and savage group. Not the people or government of Libya.”

this stupid idea of 'good muslims' and 'bad muslims' is a crock and needs to stop ....did the people or government of Libya condemn this in any way ???? ....shut up hillary you ugly commie hag.

1 posted on 09/12/2012 3:34:11 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Because Obama and you SIDED with the MUSLIMS!!!!!!!! IDIOT!!!


2 posted on 09/12/2012 3:35:09 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: kingattax

Clinton: “How cant 1+1=2, when I don’t want it to be 2?”


3 posted on 09/12/2012 3:37:19 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: kingattax

Charge her with treason along with rest of the scum.


4 posted on 09/12/2012 3:37:55 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: kingattax

Clueless.


5 posted on 09/12/2012 3:38:25 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: kingattax

Because, Piano thighs, ‘Liberating’ people who murder at the drop of a perceived insult is Usually, and I repeat Usually, considered a stupid move, by Adults.


6 posted on 09/12/2012 3:39:37 PM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: kingattax
Clinton said that question “reflects just how complicated, and at times, how confounding the world can be.”

It's only complicated and confounding because she and the bigeared doofus are idiots.

7 posted on 09/12/2012 3:39:37 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: kingattax

This was a total State Department failure, and she is the Secretary of State. She needs to be fired. If incompetence that causes deaths like this is not enough to fire her, then what is? Maybe if she’d spent less time drinking and dancing, these four Americans would still be alive. We need some Hillary drinking and dancing photos posted.


8 posted on 09/12/2012 3:39:54 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Ann Archy

Hillary was laughing when Ghadafi was killed. It was just played on the radio. These leaders stink. They need to be thrown out of office. This media reporting stinks. Turn the garbage off!


9 posted on 09/12/2012 3:40:40 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: kingattax

Spoken like a true stupid liberal. Thanks, Hill!


10 posted on 09/12/2012 3:41:00 PM PDT by mancini
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To: kingattax

From the “smartest woman in America”, as once called. Pfft.


11 posted on 09/12/2012 3:41:28 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: kingattax

No matter what you do for or to a muslim, at the end of the day, you are still an infidel (or Jew).


12 posted on 09/12/2012 3:41:57 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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Inspires a lot of confidence when the Secretary of State admits she hasn’t a clue.


13 posted on 09/12/2012 3:42:14 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: kingattax

Look at the bright side... Condi’s now off the hook as the crappiest SoS in modern history.


14 posted on 09/12/2012 3:43:09 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Sooth2222
LIBERATE, ...delivered into the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood.

There, fixed it.

15 posted on 09/12/2012 3:43:19 PM PDT by TruthFactor (The Death of Nations: Pornography, Homosexuality, Abortion)
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To: kingattax

YOU LIED, BEOTCH!

It was never about “democracy” it was always about setting up radical mooslime governments. You either KNEW that or you are too stupid to be believed.


16 posted on 09/12/2012 3:44:31 PM PDT by Adder (No Mo BO)
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To: blueunicorn6

17 posted on 09/12/2012 3:45:09 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: kingattax

“How can it happen?” is something that far to many folks on the left and right simply can not understand no matter how many times it happens.

We are at war with radical Islam. It is a war that they declared against us and it is a war they are prepared to win no matter how long it takes and what the cost in human life or treasure.

This is literally a battle for the survival of the nation..they will win or we will win, there is no taking our ball and going home.

Nothing is more important but there are few folks that can get their head around that simple fact.


18 posted on 09/12/2012 3:45:39 PM PDT by montanajoe (Blame Flame Shame or Beg I won't vote for R/R)
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To: D-fendr

>> the Secretary of State admits she hasn’t a clue.

Don’t you know her old man is laughing his azz off right about now. :-)


19 posted on 09/12/2012 3:45:39 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Nervous Tick
Look at the bright side... Condi’s now off the hook as the crappiest SoS in modern history.

Not even close......Notsobright is by far the worst.

20 posted on 09/12/2012 3:45:49 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: kingattax

Let’s start with the fact that you clowns didn’t bother to ask who you were “liberating” and go from there.


21 posted on 09/12/2012 3:46:14 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: blueunicorn6
This was a total State Department failure, and she is the Secretary of State. She needs to be fired.

Don't forget those other foreign policy aces, the bolshevik harpies Samantha Powers and Susan Rice.

22 posted on 09/12/2012 3:46:49 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: blueunicorn6

23 posted on 09/12/2012 3:47:01 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: kingattax

Hilary failed sand Americans due.


24 posted on 09/12/2012 3:48:03 PM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: John W

Thanks! There she is in all her glory.


25 posted on 09/12/2012 3:49:55 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Nervous Tick

Like she didn’t know about Monica? The smartest woman in the world? She is a big reason why this country has gone down hill with Hill. She continues to parade around with Obama as they lead from behind!


26 posted on 09/12/2012 3:50:10 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: John W

Thanks! She’s doing some tap dancing now.


27 posted on 09/12/2012 3:51:11 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: John W

Thanks! She’s doing some tap dancing now.


28 posted on 09/12/2012 3:51:11 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: kingattax
"Clinton said that question “reflects just how complicated, and at times, how confounding the world can be.” "

Clinton and her ilk just can't understand that human character is flawed and can't be changed. There will be no peace, ever, as long as mankind is greedy, selfish, hateful, biased, etc. Sociology 101.

The only thing that works for flawed humanity who want to live in peace is to destroy those who won't let them. I say kill them all, before they kill us. And again, I don't care about their collateral damage - better them than us. It's called survival and will always be.

29 posted on 09/12/2012 3:51:51 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: kingattax

Doesn’t Bam’s Nobel Prize cover this?


30 posted on 09/12/2012 3:52:54 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: kingattax
The country he [Christopher Stevens] had so ardently defended and the city of Benghazi, which he had helped to save and he so loved, proved his undoing. Ten years after the death of Daniel Pearl, another American who respected Arabs and Muslims and who admired, like Christopher Stevens, the wisdom of true Islam, Stevens fell victim to the same fanaticism, the same blind and tragic barbarism. The United States has lost an ambassador. The Libyans have lost a companion and a friend. This time, the imbeciles have won.

Condolences to his wife, children and family.

31 posted on 09/12/2012 3:53:45 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.<P>)
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To: dfwgator

>> Not even close......Notsobright is by far the worst.

Yeah, I’m gonna have to concede you that point... forgot about her.


32 posted on 09/12/2012 3:54:56 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: kingattax
UM... hello! we freaking liberated libya before as well as Iran, Iraq and all of the middle east from the freaking Nazi's! (along with the rest of the world)

and those SOB’s haven't cared one iota about it.

33 posted on 09/12/2012 3:55:11 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: kingattax
Liberate? Is that a joke,Hillary???
34 posted on 09/12/2012 3:56:21 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama's Reelected Imagine The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: kingattax

Because they played you for a sucker?


35 posted on 09/12/2012 3:57:14 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: kingattax

Really Hillary????? go have another drink...


36 posted on 09/12/2012 3:59:09 PM PDT by angelcindy ("If you follow the crowd ,you get no further than the crowd!")
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To: A Navy Vet

>> I don’t care about their collateral damage

Just like with other varmints — you have to get the breeders and the spawn too, not only the stags.


37 posted on 09/12/2012 3:59:22 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: kingattax
“reflects just how complicated, and at times, how confounding the world can be.”

Everything is complicated and confounding when you are a double-minded, clueless, liberal twit.

38 posted on 09/12/2012 3:59:29 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (oboy)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

We liberated them so that the radical Islamists could come in and take control. Al Qaeda is now back in North Africa as well as Iraq, according to John Bolton.


39 posted on 09/12/2012 4:00:32 PM PDT by Eva (Obama and Hillary lied, Americans died.)
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To: Daffynition

Stevens is the sad pawn in all of this. Other than being a naive ‘rat he sounds like an OK guy.

On another note — I saw there’s an embedded “Innocence of Muslims” movie on that website you linked. When will those morons learn that all their raging only serves to cause that horrible anti-Mo “sacrilege” to be viewed by about a thousand times more infidels than would see it otherwise?


40 posted on 09/12/2012 4:03:19 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: FreedBird

Hillary was laughing when Ghadafi was killed. It was just played on the radio. These leaders stink. They need to be thrown out of office. This media reporting stinks. Turn the garbage off!


So true. Where the coverage of the joking Hilly. “. We came, we saw, he died”

Not a word now that this tragedy occurred.


41 posted on 09/12/2012 4:04:56 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: kingattax

A rather ignorant statement to come from a Secretary of State.

(Or a rather Machiavellian one from a domestic enemy of our country.)


42 posted on 09/12/2012 4:05:52 PM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: kingattax
Clinton said that question “reflects just how complicated, and at times, how confounding the world can be.”

Not complicated at all for anyone that isn't stupid. They hate us and our way of life. Anything they say or do to suggest the contrary is a deceitful attempt to mislead and manipulate.

43 posted on 09/12/2012 4:07:03 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: kingattax

The last person in the world who should be surprised and confounded by embassy attacks is Hillary Clinton. She was the co-president in 1998 when American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed.

More than 200 people were killed in those attacks, which were attributed to Islamofascist terrorist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood which Hillary so enthusiastically supports.

Co-president Hillary’s failure to strike back at the terrorists in 1998 set the stage for 9/11. And once again she’s part of an administration that will not fight back, which will eventually cause 9/11 Part Two, unless she and Obama are replaced by Republicans, who have been proven to take Islamic attacks on America seriously and retaliate.


44 posted on 09/12/2012 4:07:51 PM PDT by Bluestocking
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To: patriotspride

These are sick people. As Clint Eastwood said “they work for us.” They think we work for them! Hillary and Obama are running a backward campaign!


45 posted on 09/12/2012 4:08:40 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: kingattax
The people involved in helping to overthrow Gaddafi spent too much time doing and not enough time thinking. When you have on-demand air supremacy, everything looks like a target. Vox populi in most countries around the world are not our friend (or anyone's friend, for that matter). Self-deluding neo-cons have convinced themselves that inside every foreigner is an American struggling to get out. By toppling Gaddafi, we have opened a Pandora's box. Instead of Gaddafi the clown, we have millions of bin Laden wannabes running the show.

But that's all water under the bridge. We now need to put Syria's moderate Islamist "activists" in power. Maybe they'll be more moderate than their Libyan brethren. Third time's the charm...

46 posted on 09/12/2012 4:09:31 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: kingattax

“We?” Seems like it was NATO, until it turned out to be a screaming successs and Obama took credit. Time to kick it back to NATO?


47 posted on 09/12/2012 4:10:10 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

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In fairness to Hillary, this is script, she's not this stupid. Neither is her boss, he's just concerned about the election.

48 posted on 09/12/2012 4:10:32 PM PDT by SJackson (none of this suggests there are hostile feelings for the US in Egypt, Victoria Nuland, State Dept)
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To: kingattax
Clinton: ‘How Can This Happen in a Country We Helped Liberate?’

That is such a dumb question

The very obvious answer is OBAMA !!!!!!!!!!

49 posted on 09/12/2012 4:12:34 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: John W

post #17

drunk on her ass!


50 posted on 09/12/2012 4:14:18 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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