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  • Benghazi Victim’s Father Flips Script on Costello After She Badgers Him to Bash Trump

    08/02/2016 10:03:21 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 16 replies
    MRC Newsbusters ^ | 8/2/16 | Kristine Marsh
    After the Khan family, a Muslim-American couple whose son was killed while fighting for the U.S. overseas, bashed Trump from the DNC stage last week, Trump in his typical style, escalated the situation by directing his criticism at the Khans. For this, the national media took him to task, hyping the situation and talking about it endlessly for the past five days. CNN, either trying to be balanced or cash in on Benghazi victims bashing Trump, attempted to do so Monday by bringing on Patricia Smith, and Tuesday morning bringing on Charles Woods. Woods was father to U.S. Navy S.E.A.L.,...
  • Inspired by Trump's speech: Parody Song "You're a mean one, Hillary"

    07/22/2016 10:47:49 AM PDT · by lightman · 17 replies
    22 July A.D. 2016 | "lightman"
    You’re a mean one, Hil-la-ry. You left Chris Stevens to die. When Muslims took Bengazhi You went off to catch shut -eye, Hiillary! You’re a top advisor Who’s really a spy. You’re a monster, Hil-la-ry. You defied our policy Using unncrtypted emails Compromised security Hil-larry! I wouldn’t trust you With a sixty-four bit encryption key. You’re a foul one, Hil-la-ry. ‘Nabling sex predator Bill Stain a blue dress in the office Have a cigar for a thrill Hil-la-ry. Given the choice between the two of you I’d take Humma for a chill. You’re a vile one, Hil-la-ry. You’r a nasty...
  • Unbelievable: Hillary says Jerry Falwell Jr. is committing TREASON for anti-Muslim speech!

    12/06/2015 10:44:46 AM PST · by blueyon · 59 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 12/06/15 | soopermexican
    On “This Morning” with George StephanupinhillarysPocketopoulos, Hillary Clinton actually used the phrase “providing aid and comfort to ISIS” in describing Jerry Falwell’s comments against Muslims, which is an accusation of treason. Watch below: She’s kinda saying the First Amendment freedom of speech doesn’t apply if you’re talking about Muslims badly. In a sane America, this would be absolutely disqualifying for the presidency. But we live in Obama’s America. Is there a stealth creeping campaign by Democrats to delegitimize speech against Muslims for the aim of criminalizing like they did in Canada?
  • "Sorry?" (Hillary)

    09/10/2015 4:20:48 PM PDT · by bronxville · 16 replies
    zerohedge ^ | 09/10/2015 | Tyler Durden
    Unequivocally apologetic... .
  • I was told attendance was optional. And that we’d be marked on the curve.

    10/02/2014 5:53:07 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 10-2-2014 | MOTUS
    I see where everyone is getting all wee-weed up about Big Guy missing 60% of his daily intelligence briefings – what gives? It hasn’t been August for over a month now. Anyway, it sounds like much ado about nothing, right? I mean, just because he missed the meeting that discussed the double-agent status of Anwar al-Awlaki before ordering his whacking-by-drone doesn’t mean that Awlaki didn’t deserve to be whacked. (Sorry about the collateral damage butt you know, you have to break a few eggs…)And besides, just because Barry skips 60% of the briefings doesn’t mean that he misses anything important: “You...
  • the True Premises Vis-a-Vis the Obama Regime that NY Post Still Refuses to Acknowledge

    06/10/2014 6:53:05 AM PDT · by Repent and Believe · 12 replies
    Ann Barnhardt (Blog) ^ | June 9, 2014 anno Domini | Ann Barnhardt
    Now, letÂ’s go through and list the true premises vis-a-vis the Obama regime that NY Post still refuses to acknowledge: A.) The Obama regime is the explicit, sworn enemy of the former United States and is at war with it. B.) The Obama regime is explicitly allied with islam as both political systems seek to create a super-rich tyrannical oligarchy over a massive, destitute underclass. C.) The Libyan incursion and establishment of a beachhead and depot there in March of ARSH 2011 was done specifically to arm muslims throughout Africa and Asia, and eventually Europe, who would overthrow secular governments...
  • How many planes in a modern USAF "wing"? Original Syria strike was to include two B-52 wings

    05/18/2014 3:50:01 PM PDT · by gaijin · 49 replies
    London Review of Books ^ | April 17th, 2014 | Seymour Hersh
    Seymour Hersh first exposed the My Lai Massacre and kicked off the hubbub regarding Abu Ghraib. He is now writing a history on the W.O.T. How many bombers are typically in a "wing" of B-52's...? Is the proper number SIXTY, or is it less?I think Hersh is describing a once-planned bombing mission of ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY B-52's, ordered by a NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER...? I must be mistaken...? As Mr. Hersh wrote at the London Review of Books: In the aftermath of the 21 August attack Obama ordered the Pentagon to draw up targets for bombing. Early in the...
  • Families evacuate Benghazi as renegade general vows more attacks

    05/17/2014 9:45:59 PM PDT · by blueplum · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 17, 2014 9:58pm EDT | AYMAN AL-WARFALLI AND ULF LAESSING
    (Reuters) - The self-declared Libyan National Army led by a renegade general told civilians on Saturday to leave parts of Benghazi before it launched a fresh attack on Islamist militants, a day after dozens were killed in the worst clashes in the city for months. Families could be seen packing up and driving away from western districts of the port city where Islamist militants and LNA forces led by retired General Khalifa Haftar fought for hours on Friday. Dressed in military uniform, Hafter - whom the speaker of parliament accused of plotting a coup - said his troops had temporarily...
  • In order to exonerate the W.H. NSA should release all meta

    05/11/2014 6:52:15 PM PDT · by big bad easter bunny · 5 replies
    Time to exonerate the White House, lets have the NSA release the meta data on the IRS, Bengazi and Fast and Furious, this with hunt must end, there is not a smidgen of corruption, the most transparent administration can easily prove it!
  • Benghazi emails suggest White House aide involved in prepping Rice for ‘video’ explanation

    04/29/2014 1:13:20 PM PDT · by blueplum · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 29, 2014 | Catherine Herridge
    Newly released emails on the Benghazi terror attack suggest a senior White House aide played a central role in preparing former U.N. ambassador Susan Rice for her controversial Sunday show appearances -- where she wrongly blamed protests over an Internet video. :snip: The Rhodes email, with the subject line: "RE: PREP Call with Susan: Saturday at 4:00 pm ET," was sent to a dozen members of the administration's inner circle, including key members of the White House communications team such as Press Secretary Jay Carney. In the email, Rhodes specifically draws attention to the anti-Islam Internet video, without distinguishing whether...
  • Credulous and Tendentious on Benghazi: The New York Times’s slanted account of the killings.

    12/31/2013 5:43:51 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/31/2013 | The Editors
    The New York Times has published a strange but unsurprising account of the attacks that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012 — strange in that it presents the explanations and testimony of terrorists involved in the attack without comment or context, and unsurprising because that account supports the narrative the Obama administration aggressively promoted for weeks after the massacre. The first of the Grey Lady’s two key findings: “Months of investigation by The New York Times, centered on extensive interviews with Libyans in Benghazi who had direct knowledge of the attack there and its context, turned...
  • Key suspects in Benghazi attack include former courier, bodyguard for Al Qaeda, sources say

    10/23/2013 1:57:40 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 14 replies
    foxnews ^ | // | c herridge
    At least two of the key suspects in the Benghazi terror attack were at one point working with Al Qaeda senior leadership, sources familiar with the investigation tell Fox News. The sources said one of the suspects was believed to be a courier for the Al Qaeda network, and the other a bodyguard in Afghanistan prior to the 2001 terror attacks. The direct ties to the Al Qaeda senior leadership undercut early characterizations by the Obama administration that the attackers in Benghazi were isolated “extremists" -- not Al Qaeda terrorists -- with no organizational structure or affiliation. The head of...
  • Obama administration says GOP Benghazi subpoenas could 'jeopardize' FBI probe [names two names]

    09/20/2013 6:05:20 AM PDT · by don-o · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 20, 2013 | Julian Pecquet
    The State Department said Thursday that Republican subpoenas to interview witnesses to the Benghazi terror attack could “jeopardize” the FBI's investigation. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) announced Thursday that he has subpoenaed John Martinec, the top security adviser to slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who was killed in the attack. Issa has also subpoenaed Alec Henderson, the regional security officer in Benghazi. “We understand that the Diplomatic Security law enforcement agents who performed heroically on September 11 are likely witnesses at any criminal proceedings relating to the Benghazi attacks, and that additional interviews of them outside...
  • An Unthinkable 9/11: War in Support of al Qaeda

    09/14/2013 9:05:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 101 replies ^ | September 13, 2013 | Diana West
    Back in 2004, when a NYFD chief reminded the 9/11 Commission that it was never in "anyone's consciousness" that the Twin Towers would fall, he underscored a terrible truth. After 9/11, we entered the Age of the Unthinkable. Seared into our collective consciousness is that the Twin Towers could and did fall. So could the U.S. Capitol, the Golden Gate Bridge and the Superdome. Our children know that which we as children never before imagined -- passenger planes may become guided missiles, and skyscrapers may turn into smoking, twisted rubble. This age of Islamic jihad against the West has indeed...
  • Text of CIA Director's Pledge to Make Benghazi Survivors Available to Talk

    09/11/2013 8:50:18 AM PDT · by don-o · 10 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 11, 2013 | STEPHEN F. HAYES
    On September 3, 2013, CIA director John Brennan sent a letter to House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers responding to questions about CIA-affiliated personnel who were on the ground during the attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya. The letter is below:
  • Kerry Reinstates Benghazi Officials Clinton Punished

    08/20/2013 8:15:09 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa
    The Daily Beast ^ | Aug 19, 2013 10:04 PM EDT | Josh Rogin
    Secretary of State John Kerry has determined that the four State Department officials placed on administrative leave by Hillary Clinton after the terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi do not deserve any formal disciplinary action and has asked them to come back to work at the State Department starting Tuesday Last December, Clinton’s staff told four mid-level officials to clean out their desks and hand in their badges after the release of the report of its own internal investigation into the Benghazi attack, compiled by the Administrative Review Board led by former State Department official Tom Pickering and...
  • 5 Really Depressing Things and then Some Music

    07/21/2013 2:47:06 PM PDT · by plsjr · 11 replies ^ | July 20, ARSH 2013 | Ann Barnhardt
    1. The single most depressing thing to watch is the 36 hour news cycle of the populus. I can't understand it. I can't understand how it is that you people just collectively let massive, massive crimes go as soon as the media spoon-feeds you the next "big story". This has to be a function of the diabolical coupled with God withdrawing His grace. Memory is a gift from God. To choose to not use it, to choose to suppress it is a sin. 2. Um, yeah, it was reported about 48 hours ago (now outside the window, apparently) that the...
  • Navy denies Stennis leader removed over Libya

    07/07/2013 1:12:57 AM PDT · by Rabin · 22 replies
    utsandiego ^ | Oct. 31, 2012 | Jeanette Steele
    The Navy on Wednesday said that the Sept. 11 removal of an admiral commanding a Mideast aircraft carrier group was not related to the Sept. 11 U.S. consulate attack in Libya Speculative reports have said that the head of the John C. Stennis carrier group wanted to send help during the deadly attack and disobeyed orders to stand down...
  • The adventures of a Libyan weapons dealer in Syria

    06/21/2013 6:12:40 AM PDT · by Pan_Yan
    Reuters ^ | Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:06pm BST | Jessica Donati, Ghaith Shennib and Firas Bosalum
    (Reuters) - Abdul Basit Haroun says he is behind some of the biggest shipments of weapons from Libya to Syria, which he delivers on chartered flights to neighbouring countries and then smuggles over the border. After fleeing Libya in his 20s, Haroun established himself as a property developer in Manchester. After about two decades in the British city, he returned to Libya in 2011 to fight in the revolution, where he became a prominent rebel commander. ... Haroun's associate, who also runs a relief organisation, said that about 28 tonnes of weapons had been delivered by air so far. "We...
  • Susan Rice and Africa’s Despots (NYT Dec 2012)

    06/05/2013 7:41:36 AM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 6 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 9, 2012 | SALEM SOLOMON
    ON Sept. 2, Ambassador Susan E. Rice delivered a eulogy for a man she called “a true friend to me.” Before thousands of mourners and more than 20 African heads of state in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Ms. Rice, the United States’ representative to the United Nations, lauded the country’s late prime minister, Meles Zenawi. She called him “brilliant” — “a son of Ethiopia and a father to its rebirth.” Few eulogies give a nuanced account of the decedent’s life, but the speech was part of a disturbing pattern for an official who could become President Obama’s next secretary of state....
  • Special Prosecutor

    05/22/2013 5:21:04 AM PDT · by central_va · 13 replies
    US Congress ^ | 5/22/13 | Dictionary
    special prosecutor n. an attorney from outside of the government selected by the Attorney General or Congress to investigate and possibly prosecute a federal government official for wrongdoing in office. The theory behind appointing a special prosecutor is that there is a built-in conflict of interest between the Department of Justice and officials who may have political or governmental connections with that department. The most famous special prosecutor was law professor Archibald Cox, originally chosen to investigate White House (and President Richard Nixon's) involvement in the Watergate scandal. President Nixon demanded that Attorney General Elliot Richardson fire Cox who was...
  • Obama and the "Official Truth"

    05/18/2013 7:07:41 AM PDT · by Excellence · 11 replies ^ | May 17, 2013 | Caroline Glick
    The underlying theme that connects Benghazi to the Tea Party, to the subpoenaing of AP phone records, to Z Street, to Nakoula is that they all have challenged the administration's "official truth." One can only hope that Obama's thuggish creation and corrupt defense of his "official truth" will anger, disgust - and frighten - all Americans.
  • US moving 200 marines to Sicily for Libya protection

    05/16/2013 10:55:27 AM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 24 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 2:41PM BST 15 May 2013 | AFP
    Italy has announced the United States was transferring 200 marines and two planes to its base at Sigonella in Sicily to deploy in Libya in case US diplomats come under attack as they did last year. Speaking in parliament after leftist MPs complained they had not been told about the deployment, Foreign Minister Emma Bonino said the transfer was "in accordance with bilateral agreements" between Italy and the United States. "This is a reinforcement for the security of US personnel in Libya or for possible evacuations," she told parliament, adding that 75 marines would arrive first followed by 125 more...
  • Factcheck: Revisiting and revising the Benghazi attack

    05/15/2013 5:17:25 AM PDT · by don-o · 8 replies (Inquirer) ^ | May 15, 2013 | Eugene Kiely and Lori Robertson
    As we said in our timeline, the Obama administration displayed an abundance of caution when publicly discussing the possibility of a premeditated terrorist attack — but did not show that same level of caution when saying without any evidence that the attack in Benghazi started as a spontaneous demonstration of an anti-Muslim video.
  • Georgia Rep. Price: Obama Oversight Is ‘Laborious, Time-Consuming’ for Congress

    05/14/2013 8:45:04 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    P J Media ^ | 5/13/2013 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Lawmakers sound off to PJM about Benghazi and Susan Rice's "cock-and-bull" talking points. Addressing the House hearing on Benghazi with three “whistleblowers,” Georgia Republican Rep. Tom Price told PJ Media that exercising oversight of the Obama administration has been “incredible, laborious, time-consuming work” for Congress. “The next steps ought to be for the Obama administration to come clean on what happened. They have obfuscated at every single turn and there’s some people who believe it’s a significant cover-up. I think we’ll ultimately find out. The truth will come out but they need to come clean,” Price told PJ Media at...
  • Militia Hired by State to Position Members Inside Benghazi Compound Were ‘Complicit’ in Attack

    05/10/2013 9:14:31 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 16 replies
    CNS News ^ | 5/9/2013 | Terrence P Jeffrey
    ( -- Elements of the February 17 Martyrs Brigade, the Libyan militia hired by the U.S. State Department to station members as residents inside the U.S. compound in Benghazi and to protect the U.S. diplomats there, were “complicit” in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack that killed Amb. Chris Stevens and three other Americans, according to the testimony of Greg Hicks, who was the department's second-ranking diplomat in Libya at the time of the attack. “Certainly, elements of that militia were complicit in the attacks,” Greg Hicks, the State Department’s former deputy chief of mission in Libya told the House...
  • Blood on Their Hands

    05/10/2013 8:59:23 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 6 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 5/10/2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Lady Macbeth may have been one of literature’s most famous villains, but at least she had the guilty conscience to eventually try and wash the blood off her hands. It is doubtful that Hillary Rodham Clinton will start hallucinating bloody spots on her palms during the book tour for her upcoming 14-million-dollar tome or compulsively washing her hands during the 2016 campaign. If she does make it into the White House, it is even more doubtful that she will wander it in a nightgown crying out for the blood that can never be washed away. Real life villains are more...
  • BENGAZI - Why Wasn't FEST Activated?

    05/10/2013 7:40:51 AM PDT · by Gadsden1st · 22 replies
    U.S. Dept. of State ^ | Archive | U.S. Dept. of State
    The Foreign Emergency Support Team is the United States Government's only interagency, on-call, short-notice team poised to respond to terrorist incidents worldwide. Led and trained by the Operations Directorate of the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, it assists U.S. missions and host governments in responding quickly and effectively to terrorist attacks. The FEST, which has deployed to over 20 countries since its inception in 1986, leaves for an incident site within four hours of notification, providing the fastest assistance possible
  • Bengazi tied to ... Boston bombing? Common thread runs through deadly assaults

    05/09/2013 6:32:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    wnd ^ | 5/9/13 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV – There is a common threat that links the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attack to both the Boston Marathon bombings and the terror assault on the In Amenas gas facility in southern Algeria in January. The thread runs through al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, one of the most deadly members of the al-Qaida conglomerate. AQAP previously attempted several major attacks within the U.S. The group was the first al-Qaida member to comment on the Benghazi attack, releasing a statement arguing the assaults on the U.S. mission and nearby CIA annex were revenge for the death of...
  • In Context: Hillary Clinton's 'What difference does it make' comment

    05/08/2013 2:56:50 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 35 replies
    Politifact ^ | 5/7/2013 | Tom Kertscher
    (Then-Secretary of State and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., greeted each other prior to a Senate committee hearing on Jan. 23, 2013) If the buildup doesn’t disappoint, you can expect plenty of news out of the U.S. House Oversight Committee hearing on May 8, 2013. The panel, which includes freshman U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, will review how President Barack Obama’s administration -- including then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- handled the Sept. 11, 2012 bombing at the U.S. consulate in Benghzai, Libya. The attack killed four Americans -- and set off administration critics such as U.S. Sen. Ron...
  • Report: Obama admin has issued threats against the Benghazi whistleblowers?

    04/29/2013 6:37:24 PM PDT · by grimalkin · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 4/29/13 | ERIKA JOHNSEN
    For months now, Republican lawmakers have been wondering about the status of the survivors of last September’s terrorist attack in Benghazi that resulted in the death of four Americans, and why it is that Congress has not been afforded more access to them. In March, Sen. Lindsey Graham suggested that the Obama administration was engaged in specifically blocking access to these witnesses, and that the witnesses had even been told to “keep quiet” — a notion that the administration blithely dismissed and Democrats once more pooh-poohed as the mere partisan pish-tosh of those petty Republicans. The latest update from Fox...
  • Obama officials threatened whistle-blowers on Benghazi, lawyer says [ meanwhile Tsarnaev protected ]

    04/29/2013 4:16:04 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 19 replies
    FNS ^ | April 29 2013 | Fox News
    At least four career officials at the State Department and the Central Intelligence Agency have retained lawyers or are in the process of doing so, as they prepare to provide sensitive information about the Benghazi attacks to Congress, Fox News has learned. Victoria Toensing, a former Justice Department official and Republican counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee, is now representing one of the State Department employees. She told Fox News her client and some of the others, who consider themselves whistle-blowers, have been threatened by unnamed Obama administration officials.
  • Panetta: Obama Absent Night of Benghazi

    02/07/2013 9:53:27 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 244 replies
    Panetta: Obama Absent Night of Benghazi Daniel Halper February 7, 2013 12:05 PM Defense Secretary Leon Panetta testified this morning on Capitol Hill that President Barack Obama was absent the night four Americans were murdered in Benghazi on September 11, 2012: Panetta said that Obama left operational details, including knowledge of what resources were available to help the Americans under siege, "up to us." In fact, Panetta says that the night of 9/11, he did not communicate with a single person at the White House. The attack resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. Panetta said...
  • Benghazi, Libya, deteriorating into security nightmare

    02/03/2013 8:02:29 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 24 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Sunday, February 3, 2013 | Ashish Kumar Sen
    Security in Benghazi, the eastern Libyan city where four Americans were killed Sept. 11 in a terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate, has decayed to the point where Westerners are fleeing, assassinations and kidnappings are rife and residents worry that U.S. drone strikes on jihadist targets are imminent. ... In January, Britain, the Netherlands, Germany and Canada urged their citizens to leave Benghazi. The British Foreign Office said it was aware of “a specific and imminent threat to Westerners in Benghazi.” Several nongovernmental organizations already have left. ... Over the past year, militants in Benghazi have attacked the British envoy’s...
  • Powell defends Clinton on Benghazi: ‘You can’t keep everything from happening’

    01/13/2013 12:50:52 PM PST · by driftdiver · 41 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/13/2013 | Dylan Stableford
    Former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell defended current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's handling of the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, saying it could've happened under anyone's watch. "I think she's had a distinguished record," Powell said in an interview on NBC's "Meet The Press" broadcast Sunday. "And I don't think that this one incident--which is one of these things that those of us in government have been through many, many times where suddenly an action happens late at night ... I don't think it's a blot on her record." "You're surprised," Powell said of the...
  • Libyan Gun Control Policies Left Guards Unarmed at U.S. Compound in Benghazi

    01/13/2013 5:01:47 AM PST · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    CNS News ^ | January 9, 2013 | Terrence P Jeffrey
    ( - The gun control policies of the post-Gaddafi government in Libya delayed the arming of bodyguards for U.S. diplomats in that country and left the local guard force hired to watch over the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi unarmed, according to internal State Department memos and written testimony by the State Department officer who was in charge of the department’s security in Libya until six weeks before the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks. “Our long term security plan in Libya was to recruit and deploy an armed, locally hired Libyan bodyguard unit,” State Department Regional Security Officer Eric Nordstrom...
  • Bengazi Post pulled

    11/27/2012 9:16:24 AM PST · by RichBruer · 17 replies
    I'm sure there was a good reason why my Bengazi post was just pulled. Care to share?
  • Former SEAL: Obama Never Gave 'Cross-Border Authority' Orders

    11/02/2012 3:29:07 PM PDT · by Travis McGee · 37 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | November 2, 2012 | Tony Lee
    As more information comes to the light about the Obama administration's Benghazi cover-up, a former Navy SEAL officer who once took a military detachment to Libya suggests President Barack Obama was either AWOL -- essentially an "empty chair" -- or deliberately denied Americans under siege in Benghazi the aid they needed by not authorizing "cross-border authority," without which rescue operations could have taken place. Matt Bracken, the former SEAL, writes "only the president can give the order for our military to cross a nation’s border without that nation’s permission." He notes that Obama granted "cross-border authority" for Americans to enter...
  • Pentagon Has Full Confidence in Africom Commander, Little Says

    11/02/2012 7:59:45 PM PDT · by Rabin · 17 replies
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Oct. 31, 2012 | Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2012 – Defense Department leaders remain fully confident in the commander of U.S. Africa Command, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, maintain complete faith in the job Army Gen. Carter F. Ham is doing. “His decision to retire has been an entirely personal decision to move on... (is due to inappropriate early response rather his following reluctance to stand down) is absolutely false, absolutely, categorically false... General Ham's departure is part of routine succession... He will continue to lead Africa Command until he retires to General Rodriguez."
  • The many questions surrounding the Bengazi scandle. (Guest Clair Lopez on

    11/01/2012 2:31:42 PM PDT · by Errant · 8 replies
    TruNews ^ | November 1, 2012 | Rick Wiles
    Former CIA clandestine operations manager Clair Lopez joins Rick Wiles on today’s broadcast to discuss unanswered questions and links surrounding the Benghazi massacre of our Navy Seals at the hands of Islamic Jihadists on 911/12.
  • Armed Services Committee

    11/01/2012 1:16:44 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 4 replies
    House Armed Services Committee ^ | Oct. 31 , 2012 | Buck McKeon
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  • Second Drone Came from SIGONELLA, Sicily!

    10/30/2012 4:30:51 PM PDT · by gaijin · 47 replies
    October 30, 2012 | gaijin
    Just heard from Fox news 15 minutes ago that second drone above Bengazi came OUTSIDE Libya --it came from SIGONELLA, Sicily...! It was UNARMED and replaced the first drone that egressed owing to low fuel. For unmanned drone observation of an ongoing battle against an American target is it a requirement that cross-border ingress authorization come from **POTUS**..? Because THIS might have required that. Does anyone know? I'm asking because if that is so, then what is possible is that gayMuzzie permitted drone observation but required that it be UNARMED...! If you have one spun up and fueled then putting...
  • Obama's September 11 Phone Call (during Benghazi attack)

    10/28/2012 8:21:01 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 44 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10-28-2012 | William Kristol
    Obama's September 11 Phone Call William Kristol October 28, 2012 10:53 AM What was President Obama doing Tuesday evening, September 11, while Americans were under assault in Benghazi? Which of his national security team did he meet with, whom did he speak with, what directives did he issue? So far, the White House won't say. But we do know one thing the president found time to do that evening: He placed a call to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in order to defuse a controversy about President Obama's refusal to meet with Netanyahu two weeks later at the U.N. General Assembly,...

    10/26/2012 8:15:27 AM PDT · by Protect the Bill of Rights · 506 replies
    FoxNews ^ | October 26,2012 | Jennifer Griffin
    Those in the CIA Annex requested permission to aid the consulate. Were told to stand down at least twice. Went anyway after being told to stand down the second time
  • Obama Knew

    10/26/2012 4:28:30 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 37 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 1025/2012 | Jeffrey Lord
    Did ideological soft spot for Sharia keep U.S government from protecting Benghazi consulate? Obama knew. Say again, Obama knew. So. The question. If what happened in Benghazi wasn't incompetence -- was it ideology? Did Sharia kill Ambassador Chris Stevens, Foreign Service officer Sean Smith, and two Navy SEALs? And is Hillary Clinton's insistence yesterday that the leaked State Department e-mails were "not evidence" yet more evidence that indicates the Obama White House not only knew what was going on but deliberately turned a blind eye to Benghazi because of that ideology? Specifically, did an ideological soft spot for Sharia...
  • This Is What Benghazi ‘Consulate’ Really Was

    10/24/2012 8:10:59 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 43 replies
    KleinOnline ^ | Oct. 17, 2012 | Aaron Klein
    The U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, actually served as a meeting place to coordinate aid for the rebel-led insurgencies in the Middle East, according to Middle Eastern security officials. Among the tasks performed inside the building was collaborating with Arab countries on the recruitment of fighters – including jihadists – to target Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. The distinction may help explain why there was no major public security presence at what has been described as a “consulate.” Such a presence would draw attention to the shabby, nondescript building that was allegedly used for such sensitive purposes. [snip] The...
  • Obama Called Benghazi an "Act of Terror" on Sept 12? Okay, Then Please Explain ...

    10/20/2012 6:38:35 PM PDT · by zencycler · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/20/2012 | Zencycler
    I posted something like this as a graphic a few days ago, and have now figured out how to make it into a video. Here it is on youtube: Obama Called Benghazi an "Act of Terror" on Sept 12? Okay, Then Please Explain ...
  • Obama Prepares Huge Bailout for Muslim Brotherhood (remember this 9/5/12)

    10/20/2012 8:34:11 AM PDT · by mgist · 5 replies
    The New American ^ | Sept 5, 2012 | Alex Newman
    Wednesday, 05 September 2012 11:50 Obama Prepares Huge Bailout for Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt Written by  Alex Newman font size Print The Obama administration is close to finalizing a massive $1-billion bailout for the increasingly totalitarian Muslim Brotherhood regime ruling over Egypt, according to U.S. government officials cited in news reports. The move is already drawing fierce criticism from opponents arguing that bailing out the new Islamist ruler, who is already working to bolster Egyptian ties with the communist Chinese dictatorship while becoming increasingly despotic at home, would be a mistake on multiple levels.   In addition to forgiving the...
  • Why Benghazi is a Crucial Strategic Moment

    10/19/2012 7:20:27 PM PDT · by Ziva · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 19, 2012 | James Lewis
    "Ghazi" means "great warrior" in Arabic. The name "bin ghazi" means "the tribe of ghazi." Turkish Sultans used "ghazi" as an honorific, as in Caliph Sultan Ghazi Mehmed II Khan Caesar. Benghazi, the town in Libya, is also a notorious hangout for AQIM, al-Qaeda in the Maghreb (Mediterranean Africa). Those are the thoughts that come up in Arab minds when they hear Benghazi. It's the perfect propaganda place for al-Qaeda. Radical Islam is at war with us, as they keep telling us out loud -- and we just handed them a historic victory, a repeat of 9/11/01 to the very...
  • How US Ambassador Chris Stevens May Have Been Linked To Jihadist Rebels In Syria

    10/19/2012 6:37:14 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 153 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Oct 19, 2012 | Michael Kelly
    How US Ambassador Chris Stevens May Have Been Linked To Jihadist Rebels In Syria Michael Kelley | 46 minutes ago US Weapons Are Going To Hard-Line Jihadists Fighting To Topple The Syrian Regime The details of the September 11 attack that killed four Americans at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi are still murky and there's certainly more to be known. Former CIA officer Clare Lopez argues that the key issue is "the relationship of the U.S. government, Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya with Al Qaeda." That relationship, Lopez argues, could be connected to the rise...