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Obama Did Not Deny Requests For Help In Benghazi: Aide
The Ticket - Yahoo News ^ | 27 Oct 2012 | Oliver Knox

Posted on 10/27/2012 1:07:27 PM PDT by edpc

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To: hinckley buzzard

It’s OBAMA’S FAULT.

Thank heavens they can’t hang that one on Bush. I guess the question to ask is “What would Bush have done?”


101 posted on 10/27/2012 2:41:11 PM PDT by IM2MAD
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To: Diogenesis

He didn’t want to p*ss off the newly reorganizing Libya.

What utter bilge from this administration. Even Bill Clinton would have been decent enough to let US forces do what they do best.


102 posted on 10/27/2012 2:42:12 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: IM2MAD

Bush would have told all the forces to kick ass, and don’t bother taking names until the carnage is being cleaned up.


103 posted on 10/27/2012 2:43:08 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: Quickgun

LOL!!!


104 posted on 10/27/2012 2:49:16 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (If Obama is an empty chair, then Biden is the whoopee cushion.)
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To: edpc

They’ve had all this time to scrub anything clean and creat any version they want.

Keep denying, more people will no longer buy it.


105 posted on 10/27/2012 2:50:05 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: fishking
“We are still investigating”

Cheech and Chong's smells like crap, tastes like crap, must be crap...
106 posted on 10/27/2012 2:52:05 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: PapaBear3625
It seems that “they” found about 5,000 of them but they really don’t know how many are still missing. Do you feel safe now? Dontchya just love how incompetent the Obama Administration is? I'll be flying overseas a few weeks from now and feel so much safer now that The Obama Administration has allowed thousands upon thousands of air to sea missiles into Mideast Terrorists’ hands. Just another typical Obama FUBAR outcome.

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120202/DEFREG02/302020009/U-S-Still-Hunting-Missing-Libyan-MANPADS

107 posted on 10/27/2012 2:53:33 PM PDT by Chgogal (Obama helped murder US Navy SEALs.)
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To: edpc; All
"Neither the president nor anyone in the White House denied any requests for assistance in Benghazi," National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor told Yahoo News by email.

Here's the thing: Even if no request for aide was sent out, the Administration, including the President, knew they were in trouble and were under attack. A request for aide should not have been necessary. Aide should have been sent, regardless of requests. It is the Presidents job to assess situations such as Benghazi and act accordingly. Trying to fob it off as no request for aide is BS. They were watching a real time video and knew what had to be done, yet they(bozo)refused to do it. Bozo and the boys are guilty of murdering 4 Americans.

108 posted on 10/27/2012 2:53:36 PM PDT by calex59
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To: American Constitutionalist

Video of some merit
http://www.caintv.com/TheTruthAboutLibya-608


109 posted on 10/27/2012 2:55:14 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Froggie

What he did is a badge of honor in the Muslim Islamic world of the holy jihad on the infidels.


110 posted on 10/27/2012 2:55:46 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: o2bfree
It's his badge of honor in the Muslim Islamic world of the holy jihad on the infidels.
What other way can anyone explain it ?
111 posted on 10/27/2012 2:58:09 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: calex59
A request for aide should not have been necessary.

True in the Extreme! A Standing Order Should Have Been In Place. Why such an order was not in place is another question needing an answer from this zer0 crowd.

112 posted on 10/27/2012 2:58:47 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

My follow-up questions to the Obama Aide would be -

Is/was Obama aware of ANY request being made?

When was he informed of such requests?


113 posted on 10/27/2012 2:59:59 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: edpc

So these folks were rogue Americans in Benghazi with no bosses in DC? Haha

From the Petraeus response, I took it that these folks were not working for the CIA. So who were these folks working for? Was this intelligence operation under direct supervision of the Director of Intelligence (whatever he’s called) at the White House? Did no one who the POTUS hired ask the POTUS to give permission to aid these Americans? Is the POTUS that incompetent at hiring people who know how things work? Does no one at the White House have a conscience? We need to sweep the evil out of DC.

Congress needs to find out who was controlling this operation at the safe house. Follow the money. Will these dead contractors receive an insurance pay out since they were told not to run into the fire?


114 posted on 10/27/2012 3:01:15 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: edpc

Interesting. CIA says it did not deny more help.
State Department says it did not deny help.
DOD says it did not deny help.

And now the White House says it did not deny help.

Someone or several folks are lying.
My bet is that it is the White House who is lying


115 posted on 10/27/2012 3:05:47 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Capt. Canuck

These leakers need to start leaking names, so we can follow the trail of cowardness.


116 posted on 10/27/2012 3:07:59 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: calex59
Obama's Benghazi Katrina.... X 1000 times..


Obama's Benghazi Katrina

117 posted on 10/27/2012 3:09:15 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Senator Goldwater

“Either they’re stupid, or they’re even stupider.”

I’ve been saying this for some time. If they say they were not informed and did not know what was going on they were derelict in their duty. If they knew and did nothing - especially when they had the means to do so they should resign

Petraeus essentially blamed Obama for this he should stand up and do that plainly and make any tapes or transcripts the CIA has public.


118 posted on 10/27/2012 3:10:01 PM PDT by Fai Mao
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To: no-to-illegals

As Romney so eloquently said about the MSM “ Obama’s leads from behind “


119 posted on 10/27/2012 3:12:51 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: oldbrowser
"Neither the president nor anyone in the White House denied any requests for assistance in Benghazi," You can always tell when a lawyer is lying because they resort to semantics to wiggle out of questions. Maybe they didn't deny it but they didn't approve it either. Or maybe the WH had someone else deny it.

Ding, ding we have a winner. They didn't issue a denial of assistance, they simply didn't approve the request of assistance. I really think this whole thing is on Valerie Jarrett. She was afraid of sending in the military in case there was a Desert One/Black Hawk Down type incident in an election year. So she sacrificed the lives of everyone in the consulate instead.

120 posted on 10/27/2012 3:15:25 PM PDT by tegan48
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To: boop
" I just don't get why the MSM is sitting on this delicious story. "

Because they are paid to sit on this story and cover it up ?
121 posted on 10/27/2012 3:20:45 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: edpc

Well, there’s a third option, Valerie Jarrett could be calling the shots from outside the White House, where ever she is.


122 posted on 10/27/2012 3:28:37 PM PDT by Eva (Obama and Hillary lied, Americans diedI)
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To: barryobi

From: Charge of the Light Brigade— “Lord Lucan, you have lost the Light Brigade (Me, Sir? I will not be blamed— I followed both verbal and written orders in your handwriting- hands Lord Ragland the written orders—) and Ragland says: “Not MY handwriting, and looks at his adjutant to WHOM he dictated the orders” Adjutant says “ I will not be blamed”.

Here is short piece on the actual written order now in the National Army Museum in the UK.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdN8A00NhOI

There is a lot of precedent for chicken crap leadership all dodging. But in this case we ALL know who was “leading from behind” . I want to know where Valerie Jarrett was, since the p**sy can’t make any decision without her OK, poofter that he is.


123 posted on 10/27/2012 3:29:35 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: edpc

Is there some kind of rule that you can’t quit your job as President? Obama has to know he looks like PeeWee Herman’s not very bright brother. He asked for this job. He spent a lot of time, money and effort to become the President. But he doesn’t want to do the job? He doesn’t want to make the hard calls? Then he should quit. He’s got enough money now to have a great retirement for decades. I’m sure Bill Maher and that idiot woman from “sex with me is a pity”, could give him some money. And I’m sure he could find something to do to keep busy. He could volunteer at the animal shelter to help make up for those dogs he ate. He could sit in a bar and give legal advice to drunks. The world is his oyster now! He just needs to resign as President and go find that oyster and open it up and reach inside and grab that pearl that’s waiting for him! The pearl may look like a black garbage bag, but who wants a racist white pearl anyway.


124 posted on 10/27/2012 3:30:52 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: edpc

A suggestion/warning for all ambassadors/embassy staff posted in dangerous areas.

Don’t depend on help from POTUS, SOD, SOS or the CIA! They will not respond to any SOS’s. Then they will deny that you asked for help.

Buy or rent an Iridium Sat Phone and put Fox News Desk, Rush, Drudge, Rush and Free Republic on your speed dial, to text or call when you don’t want to be slaughtered and need help.

That way the liars of this administration in charge of denying protection for you, can’t deny that you asked for help.

Don’t waste your remaining time contacting ABCNNBCBS! They are too busy protecting Obozo and his liars while looking for binder and racism lies save the butt of the traitor and his fellow thugs!

https://www.satellitephonestore.com/iridium-9505a-complete-kit


125 posted on 10/27/2012 3:30:52 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (We are the 53%, who pay taxes and keep this country going inspite of the 47% rat moochers!)
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To: edpc

If you read the comments after the article, it’s clear the Yahoo readers know the truth.


126 posted on 10/27/2012 3:31:16 PM PDT by memyselfandi59
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To: edpc

Obama didn’t want to tarnish his Peace Prize.


127 posted on 10/27/2012 3:44:47 PM PDT by kik5150
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To: edpc
IOW, No Gutsy Call
128 posted on 10/27/2012 3:48:34 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Why not eliminate the middle man and have whoever feeds Obama his lines debate Romney directly?")
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To: Eva
Well, there’s a third option, Valerie Jarrett could be calling the shots from outside the White House, where ever she is.

Very good question. I'd like to know where Valerie Jarrett was and where David Axelrod was.

Note that the White House has "declined comment" on a.) exactly when the President first learned of the situation in Benghazi and b.) when he first met with his National Security Council on the issue.

It may well be that the President was, for some reason, "not engaged"...

129 posted on 10/27/2012 3:55:57 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: edpc

3. He walked away, and went to bed. No affirmative, no denial. Just walked away.


130 posted on 10/27/2012 4:03:17 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (The dude abides.)
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To: okie01

Well, it was reported on 9/12 that Obama had a meeting for with NSA in WA DC at 5PM on 9/11. I remember wondering if it was an internet meeting.


131 posted on 10/27/2012 4:03:17 PM PDT by Eva
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To: Sarah Barracuda

They have video and tape running 24/7 at those places. It is a flip of the switch to send it up to the satellite and out to several different locations.


132 posted on 10/27/2012 4:07:30 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (The dude abides.)
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To: hummingbird

He granted the request by outsourcing it to the 17th whatever brigade that had already failed to protect the Ambassador.

Remember when he complained that Bush “outsourced” the war in Afghanistan????


133 posted on 10/27/2012 4:17:30 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: Eva
Well, it was reported on 9/12 that Obama had a meeting for with NSA in WA DC at 5PM on 9/11.

Interesting. I hadn't heard that. Timing is right, since the attack began at 3:40 PM Washington time on 9/11.

However, there was a recent report where that direct question was asked of a White House spokesman (not Carney) and the response was a flat "decline to comment".

134 posted on 10/27/2012 4:19:35 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: Reverend Wright
i’m actually surprised that Obama didn’t jump on this as his “october surprise” to show himself as the “heroic” commander in chief, rescuing americans etc...

Because if the rumors are true floating around Washington....THIS WAS HIS OCTOBER SURPRISE...it just went horribly wrong and he was not man enough to save his own people instead he turned an ran.

135 posted on 10/27/2012 4:27:59 PM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: Fai Mao
Petraeus essentially blamed Obama for this he should stand up and do that plainly and make any tapes or transcripts the CIA has public.

In diplomatic speech Patraeus was very clear where he was laying the blame and telling the Congress and Senate where this was going to go when pursued.

136 posted on 10/27/2012 4:31:02 PM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: edpc

Obama slept through the 3am calls. There were three.


137 posted on 10/27/2012 4:39:14 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I know what it is to be Black,to be hated for who I am, more so than Whoppi does. I'm a Republican.)
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To: JohnBrowdie
it’s always someone else’s “fault”.

The buck always stops with someone else today. It's the Washington way today unlike back in Harry Truman's or Dwight Eisenhower's day when the buck stopped right on the President's desk no matter who screwed up. They were big enough men to handle it.

We went from that to "plausible denialibility" under Clinton to complete "denial of responsibility" under Obama in a short 15 years.

The government gets bigger and bigger, and no one ever accepts responsibility for anything that goes wrong even though more and more stuff always goes wrong, but it is never anyone's fault.

Not a good trend for our Republic.

138 posted on 10/27/2012 4:56:46 PM PDT by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Anytime an ambassador is under attack , the WhiteHouse gets a flash message, and another message is sent to the President’s ‘situation room ‘.
The president was notified AUTOMATICLY .
So he was advised .

The question is : “Where did the order to ‘stand down’ originate from ?
and ... why was the order issued ?


139 posted on 10/27/2012 6:11:21 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Islam is a political organization which hides behind religious intolerance for others)
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To: hummingbird
...he is NO MAN AT ALL - he is the EXTENSION of Valarie Jarrett and his wife.

Str@p-on....

140 posted on 10/27/2012 6:11:29 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Fai Mao

“Petraeus essentially blamed Obama for this he should stand up and do that plainly and make any tapes or transcripts the CIA has public.”

I was wondering, though, if they were going to say that sending help from a CIA annex would compromise their cover.


141 posted on 10/27/2012 7:16:05 PM PDT by Senator Goldwater
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To: edpc

I call BS, Big Time.


142 posted on 10/27/2012 7:18:28 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: memyselfandi59
Isn't that weird? I scolled and scrolled and I couldn't find ONE person who believes the administration. And this is Yahoo,a far-left site.

Normally you'd hear the trolls singing: "But Bush did this...etc."

Even the trolls are silent.

143 posted on 10/27/2012 7:45:19 PM PDT by boop (I weary of the chase. Wait for me. I shall be merciful and quick. ...)
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To: edpc

I’m wondering why Obama hasn’t said he ordered a rescue.


144 posted on 10/27/2012 10:49:19 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: okie01

People on the west coast seemed to have had a different view of events on 9/11. We heard that there was at least one confirmed dead before dinner, and were watching for updates from the White House that never came. We almost gagged when they announced the next day that it was tied to the silly movie trailer , and that Obama had met with the NSA in DC at 5 PM on 9/11.

This is from my IPad, I am a terrible one finger typist.


145 posted on 10/27/2012 11:04:13 PM PDT by Eva
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To: Eva

thank you.


146 posted on 10/27/2012 11:23:42 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: okie01

Well, it was reported on 9/12 that Obama had a meeting for with NSA in WA DC at 5PM on 9/11.

Has it been reported that Obama actually attended this meeting or was he off somewhere doing important things?


147 posted on 10/27/2012 11:25:57 PM PDT by tinamina
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To: Chickenshit Barry


148 posted on 10/28/2012 7:40:31 AM PDT by devolve ( ---- ---- ---- -CHEESEBURGER_CHEESEBURGER_CHEESEBURGER- ---- ---- ---- ---- John Belusi ---- ----)
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To: edpc

It wasn’t Petraeus are anybody under him, and it wasn’t the Joint Chiefs, and it wasn’t Ubama, so evidently Vladimir Putin is running the show.


149 posted on 10/28/2012 11:54:32 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: Diogenesis

The system was set to automatically help the Ambassador<<

I was thinking the same thing....... its the way it used to be at least.....The scramble happens on its own!!.....You wait for orders in the air....not on the ground


150 posted on 10/28/2012 12:08:46 PM PDT by M-cubed
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