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Likely to see the history control machine running almost as fast as the Fed's printing presses this week...
Sounds like a faulty permission structure.
It's all a Faux News, Vast Right Wing Conspiracy everyone. Nothing to see here.
HOLY SHIT THIS GUY IS OFF-MESSAGE...
Q: What was the rationale that you were given that they couldn't go, ultimately?
A: I guess they just didn't have the right authority from the right.
"You are mentally a cat and each post is a red dot from a laser pointer." - MisterSmiley
What was the Gene Hackman/Owen Wilson movie where got shot down in Bosnia and they couldn't rescue him at first?
As the weakly protected U.S. diplomatic compound in eastern Libya came under attack the night of Sept. 11, 2012, the deputy head of the embassy in Tripoli sought in vain to get the Pentagon to scramble fighter jets over Benghazi in a show of force that might have averted a second attack on a nearby CIA complex.
Hours later, according to excerpts of the account by the U.S. diplomat, Gregory Hicks, American officials in the Libyan capital sought permission to deploy four U.S. special operations troops to Benghazi aboard a Libyan military aircraft early the next morning. They were told to stand down.
Obama to Hillary-" it is time for you to take the heat for this one, after all, you screwed up!"
Apparently two members of the State Department's Counter Terrorism department will testify with some finger pointing at Ms Clinton role in the cover up. Mark I. Thompson, the deputy coordinator for operations in that agency will testify that Hillary and top State Department offical, Patrick Kennedy, tried to bypass the department whose task it is to deal with the kind of action which took place in Benghazi. Why?
I guess we will see what these folks have to say and if it is relevent.
The orignal talking points claimed it a terrorist attack. Once top White House Obama aides reviewed the draft, those words were deleted as the POTUS was running for re-election, and the mantra was: I killed bin Laden and al Qaeda is now nothing to worry about..., An al Qaeda like attack just prior to an election and in the middle of debate season called for lying, then stonewalling, so Jay Carney can claim 8 months later "Benghazi, that was a long time ago" to reporters' questions.
Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation with Darryl Issa seemed to agree Susan rice was lying to him. Listen to the embedded video...
I believe Susan Rice ended up being a sacrificial pawn in this mess and it cost her any shot at the Secretary of State position.
...or WILL end up being...
Susan Rice is small potatoes. Hillary is the bungler here, as the executive in charge, with subordinates at extreme risk, she apparently folded to Obama's campaign gurus and four Americans died.
It was also interesting that Rice publicly called the newly elected president of Libya uninformed at best and a liar at worst in that Face the Nation segment . This may be the reason FBI investigators could not get Libyan clearance to investigate the crime scene for three weeks.
Rice got feed the scrubbed talking points memo before she went on the Sunday talk shows the weekend after the attack. Maybe she knew better or should have known better, but I seem to recall seeing something that lead me, at least, to believe she was just following a script that she genuinely felt was accurate. I think the real culprits reside elsewhere and farther up the food chain.
Which is why she will pay...
I'm waiting for Crazy Joe to come out and say, "See, if the defenders had shotguns instead of assault weapons, this never would have happened."
Anita Dunn: "we controlled the transparency"
First family member I've seen make a statement.
One woman still looking for answers about the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is Pat Smith. Her son Sean Smith, a State Department information officer, was one of four Americans killed during the attack.
"I blame her," said Smith, referring to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
"That's her department, she's supposed to be on top of it, and yet she claims that she knows nothing, it wasn't told to her," said Smith. "Who's running the place?"
There is nothing factual about what occurred that night in this post. This is about an emotional issue, and she has a right to be upset about what happened to her son and demand answers.
BUT - if you think this dog and pony show is about anything other than the Repubs defeating Hillary in 2016, I think you will be disappointed.
This post was edited by ZatcherCakes 11 months ago
Honestly, unless there's some bombshell in the testimony outside of what has already been leaked/reported, there isn't a whole lot of new info at all.
Sure it is, but if you think we have all the answers on this, then I have some swampland to sell you. If this had occurred under a Pub Adminstration, there would be no need for hearings as the MSM would be giving the Administration a 24/7 proctology exam on the matter. Needless to say, this will likely amount to nothing because irrespective of the testimony today, the MSM will not cover it for fear of damaging their beloved Hillary and Barack.
This post was edited by Bradleyfan 11 months ago
I guess if you mean the fact it took Hillary until October 16 to take repsonsibilty for something that happened on September 11 you would be technically correct. On September 21 she finally admitted it was terrorist attack and not based on the film, and then we had another almost full month until Obama made her fall on her sword pre-election and the day before a debate if I'm not mistaken.
And her testimony before Congress is well open to investigation. I think it is mostly about the '16 election, but I have to believe some members of Congress do care about the victims families and if anything could have prevented this.
This post was edited by sugarmag 11 months ago
I think you are right.
the general public isnt much concerned how much they are lied to, how little transparency there is, how our military and foreign service is put in harms way without back up and left out to dry.
No libs got to spin this as "Who the hell cares."
The sad answer to that is not enough people apparently.
For such a time as this.
watch live if you want. I am
The last guy's opening statement was literally him reciting his resume.
I can't watch live but I was enjoying Fox News' earlier coverage of the door to the hearing room. It was riveting.
Cheryl Mills "got some splaining to do."
They initially led that charge after there was a bipartisan vote on this but that didn't last long -- did it? They were doing their jobs, hopefully they will do the same now. In fact, why don't they start by following up on today's testimony regarding Hillary Clinton's Chief of Staff, Cheryl Mills, directing Greg Hicks, Deputy Chief of the Benghazi Mission, not to meet with the congressional delegation, and specifically, Jason Chaffetz, investigating this matter. I like to find out more about this, among other things involving Benghazi, wouldn't you?
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