More Stench from Benghazi Coonsulate Murders

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  1. (Edited to apologize for the misspelling in the thread title)

    The sorry affair seems to get worse by the day:

    New Details From Libya Consulate Attack: State Department Abandons Claim Of Protest Outside Gates

    Here is a more comprehensive timeline that makes the lack of security at the consulate on 9/11 tantamount to criminal neglect at best:

    [/QUOTE]New evidence shows there were security threats in Libya in the months prior to the deadly September 11 attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. Despite these threats, the State Department left its personnel there to fend for themselves.


    And when the terrorist attack did take place, the Obama Administration tried to attribute the incident to an offensive, amateurish, anti-Islam YouTube video apparently it now appears in order to avoid characterizing the murders of four Americans as terrorism.


    April 6: IED thrown over the fence of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.


    April 11: Gun battle erupts between armed groups two-and-a-half miles from the U.S. Consulate, including rocket-propelled grenades.


    April 27: Two South African contractors are kidnapped by armed men, released unharmed.


    May 1: Deputy Commander of U.S. Embassy Tripoli’s Local Guard Force is carjacked, beaten, and detained by armed youth.


    May 1: British Embassy in Tripoli is attacked by a violent mob and set on fire. Other NATO embassies attacked as well.


    May 3: The State Department declines a request from personnel concerned about security at the U.S. Embassy in Libya for a DC-3 plane to take them around the country.


    May 22: Two rocket-propelled grenades are fired at the Benghazi office of the International Committee of the Red Cross, less than 1 mile from the U.S. Consulate.


    June 6: A large IED destroys part of the security perimeter of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. Creates hole “big enough for 40 men to go through.”


    June 10: A car carrying the British ambassador is attacked in Tripoli. Two bodyguards injured.


    Late June: The building of the International Red Cross attacked again and closed down, leaving the U.S. flag as the only international one still flying in Benghazi, an obvious target.


    August 6: Armed assailants carjack a vehicle with diplomatic plates operated by U.S. personnel.


    September 8: A local security officer in Benghazi warns American officials about deteriorating security.


    September 11: Protesters attack the U.S. Cairo embassy. U.S. Embassy releases statement and tweets sympathizing with Muslim protesters/attackers.


    September 11: U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya is attacked, Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans are killed.


    September 12: Secretary Clinton and President Obama issue statements condemning both the video and the attacks.


    September 12: U.S. intelligence agencies have enough evidence to conclude a terrorist attack was involved.


    September 13: Press Secretary Jay Carney condemns video and violence at a news conference.


    September 14: Carney denies Administration had “actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi was planned or imminent.”


    September 14: The bodies of slain Americans return to Andrews Air Force Base. President Obama again blames the YouTube video.


    September 16: U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice appears on Sunday talk shows and says it was the fact that the attacks were provoked by the video, exclusively.


    September 16: Libyan President Mohamed Magarief says, “no doubt that this [attack] was preplanned, predetermined.”


    September 17: State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland refuses to call attacks an act of terror.


    September 19: CNN reports having found Ambassador Stevens’s diary, which indicates concern about security threats in Benghazi.


    September 19: Director of the National Counterterrorism Center Matthew Olsen tells Congress the attack in Libya was “terrorism.”


    September 20: Carney tries to back up Olsen, says it was “self-evident that what happened in Benghazi was a terrorist attack.”


    September 20: Obama refuses to call attack terrorism, citing insufficient information.


    September 21: Secretary of State Clinton, at meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister, says, “What happened in Benghazi was a terrorist attack.”


    September 25: On ABC’s “The View,” Obama says, “we don’t have all of the information yet so we are still gathering.”


    September 25: To the U.N. assembly, Obama blames “A crude and disgusting video sparked outrage throughout the Muslim world.”


    September 26: Libya’s Magarief on the “Today” show says, “It was a preplanned act of terrorism directed against American citizens.”


    September 26: Published reports show U.S. Intel agencies and the Obama Administration knew within 24 hours that al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist were involved.


    September 27: Innocence of Muslims filmmaker Mark Basseley Youseff (aka Nakoula Basseley Nakoula) is arrested and denied bail on the charges of “probation violation.”


    September 28: Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper, Jr., issues a statement backing the Obama Administration’s changing story about the Libyan attack. Says facts are evolving.


    October 2: Carney declines to comment on reported requests from diplomats in Libya for additional security, citing the State Department’s internal investigation[/QUOTE]

    Here is another summary just put up by CNN:

    It is ironic that all of this occurred AFTER the US and UK assisted in the overthrow of Gaddafi. Reports today indicate that the "enlightened" rebels of the wonderful groundswell of democratic sentiment called the Arab Spring by our Masters are now under the sway of Al Qaeda that apparently assisted int he planning and execution of the consulate murders.
     
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  2. Obama lies! OMG what a shock that is!!
     
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  3. POLITICIAN lies! OMG what a shock that is!!
     
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  4. Fixed that for you. It scans better the way David BOC put it. (But neither one of us are surprised that he lied. It's what politicians of all stripes do, but more especially this chimp.)

    Ugly Obozo.jpg
     
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  5. Just to clarify my reason for not letting this fade into election season obscurity is not merely to bash our current Masters (and I can assure you I would be just as hard on a similarly inept and apparently dishonest administration from the other party--- " progressivism lite.") but to do all I can to make sure the 4 murdered Americans, and especially the gallant former SEALS are not completely obscured by the politicians and that the apparently needless nature of their murders not go unrecompensed both among those who did it AND those of our own government are held accountable. In this connection He said this:


    And if you are tempted to excuse Him as merely playing politician, this eliminates that as a sufficient excuse:

     
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  6. Thanks awfully, but I am quite happy with my version :). Incidentally, the geopolitical chaos and human cost of Obama's lies (and I take the word of other "experts" on the validity of that phrase) pale into insignificance against those of President Dick (Haliburton)Cheney and his sockpuppets Dubya and Bliar. As I said POLITICIANS lie.
     
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  7. ****ing scumbags at the White House and State cant even get their perp story to jive

    It was terrorism

    Not it wasnt

    yes, it was

    It was the Video

    No it wasnt

    It was Spontaneous

    Not it wasnt
     
  8. Is there an US version of Arrse? Just curious.
     
  9. My money is on Hillary coming out of this unscathed she has already started her escape and evasion. I don't pity the fool who ordered the other (two) security personnel out of the region as they deserve all they get.

    All in all what a political clusterfuck!!
     
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  10. Yep -- Fox News!
     
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  11. Bill O'Reilly is 5 alpha!
     
  12. So was it terrorism? If so, why?
     
  13. That's the shit storm that's going on over the pond, the definition of a terrorist act. Seems like they a splitting hairs to cover up someone's **** up.

    http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/cm70/7052/7052.pdf

    Here's what a quick google throws up for us on this side of the pond.
     
  14. Brotherton Lad

    Brotherton Lad LE Reviewer

    Don't know (maybe striking at the Great Satan is sufficient justification in their mind), but it appears Mr Romney has been told to ease off:

    BBC News - Slain ex-US Navy Seal Glen Doherty's mother rebukes Romney

    The Telegraph's reporting doesn't read well for the Administration, either:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/9600305/Congress-told-terrorist-attack-on-US-consulate-in-Benghazi-was-a-matter-of-time.html
     
  15. seaweed

    seaweed LE Book Reviewer

    So glad we got rid of Ghadaffi and installed a decent, liberal, democratic political system instead. It makes all that expense worthwhile.
     
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