Skip to comments.BENGHAZI DEBACLE: CONSULATE BOMBED TWICE THIS YEAR, REQUESTED EXTRA SECURITY (Check the CNN video!)
Posted on 10/10/2012 12:33:58 AM PDT by neverdem
Theres no way that even the most biased media can continue covering for the utter incompetence of the Obama Administration. They got people killed in Libya, and theyve been lying to the American people for weeks. Critical mass on this story has been achieved; cracks are appearing in the media embargo; and its now utterly laughable to thaw out the media action line from September 12, which held that Mitt Romney made some sort of horrible gaffe by criticizing the Administrations conduct.
Eli Lake at the Daily Beast reports that there were actually two bombing attempts on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi over the past five months. The Administration is not advancing this information its coming from whistleblower testimony before the House Oversight Committee. Lake pieces it together at the Daily Beast:
For example, following a May 22 early-morning attack on a facility that housed the International Committee on the Red Cross, a Facebook page claimed responsibility, and said the attack was a warning and a message for the Americans disturbing the skies over Derna. That reference was likely to American surveillance drones over a city that provided fighters to al Qaeda in Iraq in the last decade.
In June a Facebook page associated with militants linked to the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi posted a threat to Stevens based on the route he took for his morning jog. The Facebook page also posted a picture of Stevens. The letter to Clinton notes that after stopping these morning runs for about a week, the Ambassador resumed them.
A senior State Department official contacted for this story said the ambassador was not reckless with his own security or that of his staff. But this official also acknowledged that the ambassador was an old-school diplomat and strongly desired to have...
(Excerpt) Read more at humanevents.com ...
CNN ( where we keep the stupid habitually uninformed ... and paid to do so from world dictators ).
No disagreement there.
I was just referring to the Benghazi consulate being bombed twice. Doing nothing was stupid. Either reinforce with reliable security or get out.
Incompetence? Naw, Obama knows what he is doing.
You can't just make the assertion. You need the arguments and evidence of evil intent when you're not preaching to the choir, or you will be accused of McCarthyism by the left Forget about persuading the hard left. Our target audiences are those who can be persuaded.
Arab Spring: It's not about democracy, freedom....
IIRC, there was no word in Arabic for democracy, and the current chaos can be viewed as the logical result of GWB's intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan. We didn't really comprehend that we were dealing with religious extremism, and its acceptance in that part of the world. Various Sunnis and Shiites picked up the ball, and they are running with it.
Egypt went well, firmly in the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood.
It's another example of being careful what you wish for. The Salafists want to make it another Saudi Arabia.
Libya: government overthrown but now terrorists need to get power.
The largest number of foreign fighters that we fought in Iraq came from Libya, another tribal society. I expect nothing good.
Iraq: Obama removed US Troops...
That was according to the already agreed upon schedule from GWB's administration and Maliki. People will argue about whether a status of forces agreement was ever possible in order to have some residual forces there, or that Obama just didn't try hard enough to get the agreement.
Syria: Obama supports rebels. Rebels are terrorist led.
Obama supports some of the rebels, but not with weapons so far, at least not publicly. Some of the rebels are supported by Al Qaeda affiliated terrorists. The Sunnis are the majority in Syria. Their Muslim Brotherhood took over Hama in 1982. Assad's father crushed them. Estimates of the dead were in the tens of thousands. Kurds, Shia, Alawites and the remaing Christians have reasons to fear the Sunni majority. Our NATO ally Turkey was firing artillery into Syria for most of the last week in retaliation for one Syrian mortar attack that killed five civilians. I'm not sure if they stopped yet.
End game is simply Syria, Libya, Egypt and Iraq joining Iran in destroying Israel.
They are all too messed up to do anything resembling a coordinated attack. Which is not to say Israel can relax. Just normal surveillance. They'll know about any massing of troops.
P.S. Iran now has hyperinflation.
It's time to play the Sunni against the Shia, like we played the Soviets against the Chicoms in the Cold War.
I thought that was so wrong. At the time Obama appeared to be slightly less evil and unreliable than Clinton.
Now it seems they are in a tie, so Rush was certainly wrong ~ but basically about voting for what seems to be the lesser of two evils.
That sort of thing ALWAYS goes wrong ~ that's because you can never outguess Evil.
Replay at 9 pm EST tonight....4 plus hours some very reviealing moments scatted theu the hearing.
200 attack incidents? Unbelievable. Who will be airing it at 9 pm EST? I’ll set my DVR.
I don’t think Rush intended to help either of them get elected but I have no doubt that Hillbilly is as evil as 0bungles. They’re both so bad it’s just nitpicking details to try and compare them.
Here's a cleric who answered that question with a resounding "Oahu Snack Bar!!!"
I guess some of them don't want to wait until they conquer the west to turn on their Progressive allies and hack their heads off. lol
Thanks for the link. No LOL. I’d quarantine these barbarians.
Watch for Kucenich statemet about the overthrow of Gadaffi allowing 10,000 to 20,000 manpads to be lost.....
AlQueda wants those.
Thanks, Ernest. Programming DVR now.
Thanks for the link.
Very different format.
much harder to land a blow on Obama unless someone asks the right question....as I understand it!
The Blond rep from Florida ,...ex LEO ...grills Ms Lamb.
The Rep from Utah that Lt Col Calls when his call To Sen McCain goes unanswered.
My Rep Dana Rohrbacher gets some good licks in...
And ...And Woods says that the attack should have been no surprise because the militants had driven out off the Western influences like the Red Cross....they were attacked and withdrew their services....till the last FLAG standing was the US Flag .....
Ignore my typos....
I’m only about halfway through listening to it but Kennedy is clearly lying his arse off. I think Issa knows it and he’s going to pin it down after the hearing.
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