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Rand Paul Makes It Clear: ‘I Really Think’ Obama May Have Had a ‘Gun-Running Operation’ in Libya
The Blaze ^ | Tiffany Gabbay

Posted on 02/07/2013 12:13:08 PM PST by JohnPDuncan

Few Democratic or Republican leaders have been as outspoken in their views on the Benghazi debacle and the administration’s role in a potential gun-running scheme than Sen. Rand Paul. In fact, the Kentucky Republican excoriated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her recent testimony on the matter, saying that if he had been president at the time, he would have “relieved” her of her post.

Since then, the senator has been consistently pressing the administration for answers on whether it had been running guns through Libya, thereby catalyzing the death of Ambassador Stevens.

A partial transcript of the senator’s Thursday appearance on Fox News featuring his key points on the issue is featured below:

I really think part of the cause may have been there was a gun running operation going on in Benghazi, leaving Libya and going to Turkey and distributing arms to the rebels… They’ve interviewed the captain of the ship. A ship from Libya sailed for Turkey a week before the ambassador was killed. It was full of arms and they interviewed the captain and he actually specifically talks about the distribution of the arms to Syrian rebels… And I think the administration needs to answer, ‘are they running guns through Turkey to Syria?’

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazigate; benghazigunrunning; fastandfurious; gunrunning; impeachnow; irs; kentucky; libya; randpaul

1 posted on 02/07/2013 12:13:14 PM PST by JohnPDuncan
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To: JohnPDuncan

The feds should check in with Free Republic is they want to know what happened in Libya.


2 posted on 02/07/2013 12:16:24 PM PST by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: JohnPDuncan

I hope Senator Paul has a good bodyguard.


3 posted on 02/07/2013 12:16:50 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: COBOL2Java

Yes and hopefully he flies commercial although that didn’t help my favorite Democrat Larry McDonald

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_McDonald


4 posted on 02/07/2013 12:18:53 PM PST by JohnPDuncan
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To: COBOL2Java

I contrast to his antiwar father, Sen. Rand Paul has been talking good sense. Whether it is F16’s to the Muslim Brotherhood or the above topic.


5 posted on 02/07/2013 12:19:26 PM PST by Stepan12
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To: JohnPDuncan

I was calling it Fast and Furious, North Africa division from day one.


6 posted on 02/07/2013 12:20:10 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: JohnPDuncan

Why wouldn’t they? They were running guns in Mexico.


7 posted on 02/07/2013 12:23:10 PM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: JohnPDuncan

Hillary claimed “No Knowledge” of gun running & told Rand Paul he needed to ask the CIA.


8 posted on 02/07/2013 12:24:28 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: JohnPDuncan

This is like the “silent dog whistle” to the Obama media. Rand Paul gets uncomfortably close to the truth, therefore, he must be mocked unmercifully by the Obama media. First will be Stewart and Colbert. Then the rest of the Obama media will chime in with stories of how Rand Paul once mistreated a cat when he was 5. It will be a full court press.


9 posted on 02/07/2013 12:24:36 PM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: JohnPDuncan
Ya' think?

Obama is solely responsible for this.

Let's look at some of the facts.
So, let us remember. For a better understanding of the issue, read HISTORY of Mohammed ( spelled variously; Mahomet, Muhammed, Mehmet, etc. ). then watch William Federer explain it, from Jan. 25, 2012 at CC Chino Hills, CA. It's a MUST WATCH for everyone,Christians, Athiests and even Muslims!

As retired military myself, I've seen the damage of "keeping secrets" about bad leaders.
Obama is EVIL, pure and simple.
Please watch Glenn Beck with Trevor Loudon & his book "Barack Obama and the Enemies Within".
Then watch the 29 minute 13 seconds video Trevor Loudon- An Urgent (and chilling) Message for America.

Obama may be feigning "incompetence," thinking he's too sly, being a "wolf in sheep's clothing" since his mentoring was from Fabian Fascism..
The "Establishment Republicans" will probably NOT want to IMPEACH the TREASONIST Barack Hussein Obama II.
But it's better for the country that Obama suffer the penalty, the strongest penalty for his actions, and his inactions.
Let's look at the Presidential Oaths of Office.
Now who among us really believes Obama did any of that ?
To Obama, that was "Just words. Just speeches! "
Damn him ! Damn him to hell !

I'll finish this with asking you to read Watch the 18 minute 56 second documentary video "Absolutely Uncertain" at "theBLAZE.com" or on YouTube.com, narrated by Irina, the 23-year-old “Jewish New Yorker” and a former Obama supporter .

One other suggestion, read DID OBAMA WANT STEVENS DEAD?
The language is a little abrasive, but spot on.
10 posted on 02/07/2013 12:25:51 PM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: JohnPDuncan

No kidding. You’re a lot smarter than your dad.


11 posted on 02/07/2013 12:30:38 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: WKUHilltopper
Psst ... as the first version South went so well, this new and improved (aka Fast 'n Furious - East) venture seems like it is going to plan!

What a difference a shift in direction and greater experience makes in outcomes.

12 posted on 02/07/2013 12:36:39 PM PST by jamaksin
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To: Rappini

Uh, yeah. We had that pegged long ago. Course we’re all nuts, right?


13 posted on 02/07/2013 12:36:49 PM PST by Obadiah (We must commit to remove every Senate Blue-dog Democrat from office in 2014!)
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To: TexasCajun
Hillary claimed “No Knowledge” of gun running & told Rand Paul he needed to ask the CIA.


14 posted on 02/07/2013 12:40:13 PM PST by llevrok (Unlike Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: JohnPDuncan

Dear Sen. Paul,

Please, for the love of all that’s holy, stay AWAY from Ft. Marcy Park.

You’ll thank me later.

-A. Bustard


15 posted on 02/07/2013 12:46:17 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: MestaMachine

ping


16 posted on 02/07/2013 12:50:37 PM PST by Perdogg (Mark Levin - It's called the Bill of Rights not Bill of Needs)
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
Rand Paul swinging away! I do believe he learned some things on his trip to Israel.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


Benghazi Index

17 posted on 02/07/2013 12:55:31 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: JohnPDuncan

is that smoke I smell...


18 posted on 02/07/2013 12:58:57 PM PST by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: JohnPDuncan

I pretty much agree with Rand on this one.


19 posted on 02/07/2013 1:46:55 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Yosemitest

Thanks for all that good work.


20 posted on 02/07/2013 1:51:56 PM PST by MurrietaMadman
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To: JohnPDuncan

Senator Rand Paul is correct.


21 posted on 02/07/2013 2:09:11 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Yosemitest

Thanks very, very much.
Excellent.


22 posted on 02/07/2013 2:10:28 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx; MurrietaMadman

My pleasure. Enjoy.


23 posted on 02/07/2013 3:07:27 PM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

bttt


24 posted on 02/07/2013 3:22:10 PM PST by Guenevere (....)
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To: JohnPDuncan

I bet Mitt Romney is feeling a little low these days for not having gone after Obama harder on Benghazi. All he had to address is what was that facility being used for since it clearly was not an embassy, and why would militants attack it and leave 30+ people alive to (not) tell about it.


25 posted on 02/07/2013 3:29:25 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Yosemitest

bm


26 posted on 02/07/2013 3:42:30 PM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: Yosemitest

Well done, Yosemitest!
A wealth of information here. Thanks!


27 posted on 02/07/2013 4:19:15 PM PST by Faith
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To: Yosemitest

Trevor Loudon’s material is most excellent...many may remember him from the documentary ‘Agenda: Grinding America Down’...


28 posted on 02/07/2013 4:27:59 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Willard accomplished his goal.


29 posted on 02/07/2013 5:13:49 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: JohnPDuncan

Duh! Rand, what was your first clue?


30 posted on 02/07/2013 5:18:50 PM PST by miserare
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To: Yosemitest

Nice summary.

Obama—first anti-American pro-Jihadist President.


31 posted on 02/07/2013 5:22:08 PM PST by miserare
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To: miserare; Faith; MurrietaMadman; onyx; Guenevere; Para-Ord.45; who knows what evil?
Thank you for noticing.
Here's some more information.

Not just for you, but for all.
Like I said before.
Military Scramble Order Overseas:
First, I've got over 26 years working in military control towers, most of them as the watch supervisor/crew chief on duty.
Scrambling aircraft to respond to urgent situations normally starts at the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The scramble order comes down through a secured phone call on a direct line.
In the attack on the U.S. embassy on Benghazi, the drone control would have been from MacDill AFB, FL, by U.S. Central Command, and would have been in direct contact, or maybe even remote control to the situation room in the White House.
Watch this 4 minute 48 second video Inside the Situation Room.
The pResident SHOULD HAVE issued to order to scramble fighters to Benghazi, to get there in minimum time.
Then he SHOULD HAVE issued a second order scrambling AC-130 gunships to respond to Benghazi, and have them stand by for more orders. This should have been controlled by the pResident, who should have monitored and responded with guidance from his Situation Room, Read

They need to IMPEACH the Arab-Kenyan Barack Hussein Obama II, (a.k.a. Barry Soetoro) for intentional negligence resulting in the deaths of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, Tyrone Woods, Glen Doherty, and Sean Smith.



That would be justice!
32 posted on 02/08/2013 2:54:51 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: llevrok

34 posted on 02/08/2013 3:22:22 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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