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« Reply #615 on: March 02, 2015, 03:01:22 am »

Bill's Island Teengate and Hillary's negligence with Benghazi are the two final nails in the coffin of the political future of anyone named Clinton.

Webb will be running for certain, and a few others that were not thinking about it prior to Teengate.  Look for a race on the Democommie side.  I am 90% certain Clinton will not run.
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« Reply #616 on: March 15, 2015, 03:41:29 pm »

On Benghazi, a timeline of State Department obstruction

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/on-benghazi-a-timeline-of-state-department-obstruction/article/2561524

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When did the House Select Committee on Benghazi first learn that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kept a secret email system? When did the State Department finally turn over even some of those emails to investigators? When did State first admit it didn't even possess all the former secretary's documents? That information, and more, is contained in a timeline created by the Benghazi committee as investigators seek to piece together just what the Obama administration did in response to House requests for information about the September 11, 2012 terror attack that left four Americans dead. The timeline isn't an official committee report or publication; it's just an informal summary compiled to help members keep dates straight as they assess the State Department's lack of cooperation. The timeline doesn't include every significant date in the Benghazi investigation, but it does give readers an idea of what Republican investigators have been up against as they've tried to uncover the story of Benghazi. What follows is a fleshed-out version of the timetable ? in my words, not the committee's ? based on information from committee sources.

September 11, 2012 ? The story starts, of course, the day terrorists attacked U.S. facilities in Benghazi, killing Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others. Administration statements in the immediate aftermath ? specifically, claims that the attack was a spontaneous reaction to an anti-Muslim video on the Internet ? raise suspicion among Republicans, who come to believe they have not been told the whole story.

September 20, 2012 ? Nine days after the attack, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Calif., chairman of the House Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense, and Foreign Operations, which is part of the larger Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sends a document request to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The request is for all information the Department has about the attack, and it specifically includes "any written, recorded, or graphic matter of any nature whatsoever, regardless of how recorded, and whether original or copy, including, but not limited to, the following: memoranda, reports, expense reports, books, manuals, instructions, financial reporters, working papers, records, notes, letters, notices, confirmations, telegrams, receipts, appraisals, pamphlets, magazines, newspapers, prospectuses, inter-office and intra-office communications, electronic mail (e-mail), contracts, cables, notations of any type of conversation, telephone call, meeting or other communication?" The list went on and on. There was no way any State Department official could fail to realize that the request covered Clinton's email. Yet none are handed over.

August 1, 2013 ? The first year after the attack brings frustration after frustration for congressional investigators. The State Department was "notoriously tardy in their responses," recalls Chaffetz. "They are not swift, to say the least." So on August 1, 2013, the Oversight committee issued two subpoenas, one for the State Department documents that had been covered but not produced after earlier requests, and the second for documents related to Secretary Clinton's internal, self-exonerating State Department investigation known as the Accountability Review Board.

April 17, 2014 ? More than a year and a half after the first request, after a halting and incomplete production of information, the State Department sends its last group of documents to the Oversight committee. None of the productions ever contained any emails either to or from Clinton.

May 8, 2014 ? The House creates the Select Committee on Benghazi, naming Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., as chairman. The new committee effectively inherits the subpoenas and document requests originally sent out by the Oversight committee. Representatives of the new committee meet with administration officials in hopes of a "reset" of relations that will lead to improved State Department cooperation.

August 11, 2014 ? The State Department sends its first group of documents to the new Benghazi committee, a partial response to a previous subpoena. The production contains a few ? less than 10 ? emails either to or from Clinton. Committee staffers notice immediately that the emails are from a previously unseen address, hdr22@clintonemail.com. Meanwhile, the committee presses State to meet its legal obligation to fully respond to the pair of subpoenas originally issued in August 2013.

October 2014 ? At some point in this month, the State Department sends a request to all former secretaries of state, including Clinton, asking them to provide records from their time in office. Months later, State would admit that the request was the result of the Benghazi committee's push for information from Clinton.

November 18, 2014 ? The Benghazi committee sends another request to the State Department asking for emails to and from Clinton relating to the Libya attack. This time, committee staffers include instructions specifically demanding emails that were sent or received on any @clintonemail.com account.

December 2, 2014 ? After the request to the State Department, the Benghazi committee sends a second request, this one to Clinton's personal lawyer, David Kendall ? the man who in the 1990s helped President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton fight through the various scandals of Bill Clinton's presidency. The request specifically asks for emails to or from the @clintonemail.com account that relate in any way to Libya.

December 29, 2014 ? Kendall sends a non-response response to the Benghazi committee request. Kendall tells the committee he has "referred [the request] to the State Department, which will be responding to your request, as it is in a position to produce any responsive emails."

February 13, 2015 ? The State Department sends the Benghazi committee 850 pages of Hillary Clinton emails, from two different @clintonemail.com accounts.

February 27, 2015 ? During a staff meeting, the State Department shocks some on the Benghazi committee by admitting for the first time that the only Clinton emails the Department possesses are those provided by Hillary Clinton herself. Department officials also reveal that Clinton used her secret email system exclusively and did not use a government account. When the committee asks how many emails Clinton has given to State, officials decline to answer.

March 2, 2015 ? The email story breaks in the New York Times. The paper reports Clinton provided 55,000 pages of emails to the State Department, which is news to the Benghazi committee.

March 3, 2015 ? The Benghazi committee sends "preservation letters" to Clinton and to her email hosting company ordering them to protect, and not to destroy, any records.

March 4, 2015 ? The Benghazi committee issues two subpoenas "for all communications of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related to Libya and to the State Department for other individuals who have information pertinent to the investigation," according to a committee spokesman. One subpoena goes to Clinton, the other to the State Department.

March 10, 2015 ? Clinton holds a brief news conference, during which she announces she had about 60,000 emails on her secret system. Of those, Clinton says she deemed about half, or 30,000 emails, to be private, and destroyed them. A frustrated chairman Gowdy responds that he
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« Reply #617 on: March 15, 2015, 06:27:58 pm »

Clinton is corrupt, plain and simple.
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« Reply #618 on: April 09, 2015, 12:00:21 pm »

Libya Uncovers 'New Elements' in Killing of US Ambassador in Benghazi

http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2015/04/08/libya-uncovers-new-elements-in-killing-of-us-ambassador-in-benghazi/

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(AFP) ? Libya?s internationally recognised parliament said Tuesday it has uncovered ?new elements? behind the 2012 assassination of the US ambassador when the American consulate was stormed in eastern city Benghazi.

?I have been tasked today with leading a team of inquiry,? Tareq Saqar al-Jeruchi, deputy head of the parliament?s security and defence committee, told AFP.

He said the team had ?new elements on the real perpetrators of the attack? and would work closely with the FBI and Congressional commissions of inquiry, although he did not elaborate on the identities of the assailants.

A Libyan parliamentary delegation is to travel to the United States for consultations with members of Congress, Jeruchi said.

Christopher Stevens, the ambassador, and
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« Reply #619 on: April 09, 2015, 02:02:40 pm »

Benghazi would never have happened, those four men would never have died, if it wasn't for the criminal negligence of Obama and Clinton.

I mean really, the queen utters "what differences does it make?"  and everyone just writes it off in the who gives a sh*t.

Benghazi represents the total failure and less than poor leadership of Obama and CLinton.  One has to do something and fail for it to be considered poor.  These two ivy league primadonnas did nothing, so what level is there below poor performance?

Both were derelict in their duty, and Obama should be impeached immediately.
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« Reply #620 on: April 09, 2015, 03:32:15 pm »

Benghazi would never have happened, those four men would never have died, if it wasn't for the criminal negligence of Obama and Clinton.

I mean really, the queen utters "what differences does it make?"  and everyone just writes it off in the who gives a sh*t.

Benghazi represents the total failure and less than poor leadership of Obama and CLinton.  One has to do something and fail for it to be considered poor.  These two ivy league primadonnas did nothing, so what level is there below poor performance?

Both were derelict in their duty, and Obama should be impeached immediately.
Look at all the other outposts/embassys that o has given to the enemy. Heck in Yemen the US isn't even going to help any American get out. The said call India. 500mil of arms to Houthis. All those new toys for Isis in Iraq. Other places I forget now who got 'mistake' drops of arms and food from USA. Once  or twice  or 3 times mistake. Not any longer. It is a plan
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« Reply #621 on: April 09, 2015, 04:33:28 pm »

There is no doubt that the T-baller President has something devious up his sleeve.

Suffice to say, the do nothing dead from the neck up Congress sits back and will do nothing over the next 2 + years.

Obama has been a major enabler of the arab spring.  He was serving some master in all of that....who?

The days just will not count down fast enough for me.
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« Reply #622 on: October 20, 2015, 01:16:38 pm »

Judicial Watch: New State Documents Show Quick White House Effort to Link Benghazi to Internet Video

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(Washington, DC) ? Judicial Watch today released new State Department documents that raise more questions about the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. Special Mission at Benghazi, Libya.  The documents show the White House contacted YouTube over an Internet video as one of its first moves after the initial attack.

The documents, from the agency?s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, were provided to Judicial Watch in response to a court order in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on October 16, 2014, (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:14-cv-01733)). The lawsuit seeks ?any and all logs, reports, or other records? the Washington-based Diplomatic Security Command Center produced between September 10, 2012, and September 13, 2012, relating to the terrorist attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya.?

The documents detail that only three hours after the initial attack on U.S. personnel in Benghazi, the White House contacted YouTube in an apparent effort to initially blame the assault on an obscure ?Pastor John video,? rather than filmmaker Nakoula ?Mark? Basseley Nakoula. The administration falsely claimed that Nakoula?s video, ?Innocence of Muslims,? provoked the attack.  The email also references the involvement of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Judicial Watch, through separate litigation, previously uncovered documents that show Obama White House officials set Hillary Clinton?s Benghazi response):

    From:               [REDACTED]

    Sent:                September 11, 2012 9:11 PM

    To:                   DSCC_Managment_Team; DSCC_Watch Team

    Subject:            (S//NF) [REDACTED] Libya

    Per Ambassador Mull [Stephen Mull, then Executive Secretary of the State Department] after SVTS [Secure Video Teleconference System] conference:

    DOD is looking at various resources.

    [REDACTED INFORMATION]

    S [then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton] expected to make statements one of which may confirm KIA, notification of next of kin is pending confirmation.  DCM The Hague was to call OPS when completed.

    White House is reaching out to U-Tube to advise ramifications of posting of the Pastor Jon video.

(The ?Pastor Jon? reference may have been to a rarely viewed video by Oregon-based Pastor Jon Courson entitled God vs. Allah, a low-key exposition of the Biblical book of Kings.)

The documents also include a previously Secret ?Attack Timeline,? dated September 12, 2012, which raised additional questions about the Obama administration?s response to the attack.  The State Department Bureau of Diplomatic Security makes no mention of any spontaneous demonstration or Internet video in describing the Benghazi assault:

    At 1549 hrs, DSCC was notified that U.S. Mission Benghazi was under attack. At 1600 hrs, DSCC [Diplomatic Security Command Center] was notified by Regional Security Officer (RSO) Benghazi that armed individuals had entered the compound, and at 1614 hrs RSO Benghazi reported that an armed group had set fire to buildings inside the compound. The US Ambassador was visiting post from Tripoli, and as of 1614 hrs it was suspected that one of the buildings that had been set on fire was the building where the Ambassador was sheltering. [Redacted] Quick Reaction Force (QRF) responded from their off-compound Annex, but was turned back due to heavy hostile fire.

    As of 1700 hrs, [REDACTED] QRF and host nation militia (17 February Brigade) have redeployed to the compound. One Assistant RSO (ARSO) suffered injuries from smoke inhalation. This agent was in the Principal Officer?s Residence with U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and Information Program Officer (IPO) Sean P. Smith. All three moved to the safe haven when the attack began, but had to relocate to the roof as the building caught on fire. The agent reached the rooftop but lost contact with the other two. The agent reentered the residence and found the IPO killed in action (KIA), and was unable to locate the Ambassador. The agent had given his cell phone to the Ambassador.

The new timeline also confirms prior Judicial Watch disclosures that the State Department received intelligence that Ambassador Stevens may have been alive after the attack:

    The QRF and friendly militia forces were unable to locate the Ambassador, and pull back to the off-compound Annex. All classified material on the compound is secured by RSO [REDACTED] personnel. Embassy Tripoli receives a phone call from the injured ARSO?s cell phone (which had been left with the Ambassador) from a male caller saying he is at the hospital with an unresponsive male who matches a physical description of the Ambassador.  [REDACTED MATERIAL].  Tripoli charters an airplane and sends it to Benghazi with six personnel onboard as a response team.

The document also raises questions about whether a delay of personnel sent to Benghazi led to additional deaths:

    At 2215 hrs, Benghazi ARSO called DSCC to report that the [REDACTED] response team has been on the ground in Benghazi for approximately 60 minutes, but are waiting for the 17 February Brigade to escort them to [REDACTED].  DS Seniors ask ARSO about the identity of the reported white male in the hospital.  [REDACTED  MATERIAL] hospital for about two hours.  Henderson will call him after this call.

The timeline later details that the team did not leave for the airport for another 45 minutes and did not arrive at the Annex until 2313 hrs, nearly two hours after the team first arrived.  The timeline then details the second attack, which takes place only 17 minutes after the response team arrives:

    At 2332 hrs, ARSO reports that they are under mortar attack, with 3 to 4 rounds hitting the Annex. There are [REDACTED] injured and [REDACTED] the need for medical evacuation. The response team is on site and either inside or deployed to the roof. The agents are sheltering in place with 45-minutes to sunrise.

    At 2349 hrs, DS Special Agent [REDACTED] was reported hit during the mortar attack, which has since ceased. [REDACTED MATERIAL] All other DS agents are accounted for.

More than six hours after the initial terrorist assault, there remains only one plane available to evacuate injured and other personnel from Benghazi.  The timeline details that the plane takes off, leaving some personnel behind, including those killed in action.  Those remaining behind initially have to wait for the one plane to return from Tripoli, but are eventually rescued several hours later by a Libyan Air Force C-130 airplane.

The attack timeline also includes a section labeled ?Causes and Responsibility,? which is redacted completely.

Other timelines are included in the State Department materials.  These documents make no mention of Internet videos or demonstrations, for example one declassified timeline details:

    1550    The Diplomatic Security Command Center (DSCC) receives word that US Mission Benghazi is under attack by 15-20 armed hostiles.

    1615    RSO Benghazi advises hostile individuals setting fire to buildings on compound, including the one housing Ambassador Stevens, IPO Sean Smith, and ARSO [REDACTED] responds with a Quick Reaction Force (QRF) and takes fire from hostiles. QRF returns to Annex to regroup with host militia and redeploys.

The documents also reveal that at the time of the attack, the Department of Defense apparently had two government contractors in Benghazi working on weapons removal without the knowledge of the Department of State.

Judicial Watch has now filed 40 FOIA requests, a Mandatory Declassification Review, and at least 12 lawsuits against the Obama administration relating to the Benghazi terrorist attack. Currently, Judicial Watch is the only non-governmental organization in the nation litigating in federal court to uncover information withheld by the Obama administration about the events that transpired before, during, and following the Benghazi massacre.

?These documents show the Obama White House rushed to tie yet another video to the Benghazi attack, even before Ambassador Stevens was accounted for.  The Obama White House, evidently, was confused as to which Internet video to falsely blame for the Benghazi terrorist attack,? said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.  ?These documents show that the Obama White House should have been focused on rescuing our people under fire.  These documents detail delays and lack of support that raise questions about whether American lives were needlessly lost and put at risk during the Benghazi attack.?

In April 2014, Judicial Watch forced the release of State Department documents it had obtained, including an internal email showing then-White House Deputy Strategic Communications Adviser Ben Rhodes and other Obama administration public relations officials attempting to orchestrate a campaign to ?reinforce? President Obama and to portray the Benghazi consulate terrorist attack as being ?rooted in an Internet video, and not a failure of policy.? Other documents showed that State Department officials initially described the incident as an ?attack? and a possible kidnap attempt. The documents were obtained by Judicial Watch as a result of a June 21, 2013, FOIA lawsuit filed against the Department of State (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:13-cv-00951)).  Judicial Watch?s release of the Rhodes email, which had been withheld by the Obama administration from Congress, caused the House of Representatives to approve the Select Committee on Benghazi, which is now led by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC).

In June 2013, Judicial Watch released the first seven photos depicting the devastating aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks on U.S. diplomatic and CIA facilities in Benghazi. The following November, it obtained 32 new documents from the Department of State, including 13 previously withheld photos depicting the carnage at the American diplomatic compound. The documents were obtained in response to a FOIA lawsuit filed against the State Department on February 25, 2013, (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1-13-cv-00242)).

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« Reply #623 on: January 11, 2016, 01:10:57 pm »

'We were left behind': The Benghazi soldiers tell all

http://nypost.com/2016/01/09/we-were-left-behind-the-benghazi-soldiers-tell-all/

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On Sept. 11, 2012, a group of local fighters, AK-47s in hand, burst through the fortified front gate of a US outpost in Benghazi, Libya.

One very long night later, the diplomatic compound was engulfed in flames and a covert CIA base a mile away lay in ruins, partially reduced to rubble by mortar fire. Four Americans were dead, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens and two CIA members.

What happened in between is covered in "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi," a new film from "Transformers" director Michael Bay in theaters Friday.

It focuses on a team of six military contractors who happened to be stationed at the CIA base when the fighting broke out. They chose to join the battle, spending more than half a day repelling attackers.

    "We wanted it [the film] apolitical....it was a story of heroism. That was getting lost in the politics of it all."

The movie is based on the book "13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi" by Mitchell Zuckoff and that team of operatives.

"That's the reason we did the movie," one of the contractors, ex Marine Mark Geist, tells The Post. "No one has talked about those 13 hours and what happened."

Not that certain people haven't been trying to find out. The incident has become one of the most highly politicized events in modern US history. Who was to blame for the debacle? Republicans have been hellbent on pinning it on then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Congress has launched seven investigations, recorded dozens of hours of testimony and generated thousands of pages of documents.

But the men who were there say the movie has nothing to do with Washington, DC, or presidential campaigns.
Modal TriggerDirector Michael Bay and Pablo Schreiber on the set of "13 Hours."Photo: Paramount Pictures

"We wanted it apolitical," Kris "Tanto" Paronto, a former Army Ranger and one of the Benghazi six, tells The Post. "From the time we got the call to the time the last [CIA Global Response Staff member] got out of Benghazi 13 hours later, it was a story of heroism. That was getting lost in the politics of it all."

"For all of us, it was that the four [deceased] guys got honored in the way they should," operative and ex Marine Sergeant John "Tig" Tiegen, tells The Post.

"Politicians hijacked it. The right use it, the left use it, and the true story got lost," Paronto says. "The truth isn't political. Now, the truth may affect political aspirations, but hey, sorry, that's how it goes. We want people to know the true story, and if they want to use it as a determination of candidates, we can't stop that. But we're not going to get up there and say, 'You should pick this person.' "

The day began with signs of trouble.

At 6:43 a.m., a car bearing Libyan police markings filled with three men pulled up to the diplomatic outpost. One man got out, climbed to the second floor of a restaurant overlooking the outpost and began taking photos. By the time security was alerted, the men and the car had vanished.

A mile down the road at the Annex -- the walled, 2-acre, multibuilding compound that served as a base of operations for US covert intelligence services -- it was business as usual for the soldiers.
Modal TriggerFrom left, Kris "Tanto" Paronto, who is played by Schreiber, and John "Tig" Tiegen, who is played by Dominic Fumusa.Photo: Getty Images; Getty Images

Tiegen spent the morning accompanying the station chief, known only as "Bob," on meetings with Libyan officials. Tiegen also checked in at the outpost, where Stevens had just arrived the day before.

Geist exercised and played video games. Paronto worked on computer-mapping software, then watched the Liam Neeson movie "Wrath of the Titans."
Modal TriggerBoth John Krasinski (left) and David Denman's characters use pseudonymous names (Krasinski as "Jack Silva" and Denman as "Dave Benton") as their real identities have not been revealed.Photo: AP; Paramount Pictures

As the men prepared to turn in for the night, down the road at the outpost a Toyota pickup bearing police insignia pulled in front of the gate and idled there for 40 minutes.

Just as it drove off, shots rang out and there was an explosion. Several dozen heavily armed men poured through the front gate. The Libyans, who had been guarding it, quickly melted away.

The seven Americans inside quickly barricaded themselves in locked rooms. A distress call was sent to the embassy in Tripoli and to Washington. The attackers dumped diesel fuel around the grounds and set it alight.

Over at the Annex, the security team was told to grab their gear and assemble. They loaded guns and body armor into a waiting armored car as they watched flames rise from the nearby outpost.

    A lot of politicians don't realize that we were all in the military and we know a lot of the military guys, and they tell us things.

Before they could leave, however, the men were inexplicably told to "stand down" by Bob, the station chief. He preferred to let a friendly Libyan militia respond. (A congressional inquiry later concluded there was no evidence a "stand down" order was issued, but the "13 Hours" men say it happened.)

As they helplessly waited, a call from the outpost came over the radio: "If you don't get here soon, we're all going to die." The group took matters into its own hands. The three contractors were also joined by ex-SEALs Tyrone Woods and "Jack Silva" (played by "The Office alum John Krasinki in the film) and former Marine "Dave Benton," both pseudonymous names because their real identities have not been revealed.

The men made the journey to the outpost by car, then approached on foot. They arrived to find Stevens missing and officer Sean Smith dead from smoke inhalation.

As the team prepared to return to the Annex, with Smith's body in the trunk of their car, the compound came under fire again. A vicious counterattack by the group of Libyans began around 11 p.m.
Modal TriggerFrom left, Bay, Mark "Oz" Geist, Author Mitchell Zuckoff and John "Tig" Tiegen on the set of "13 Hours."Photo: Paramount Pictures

The team fought back. Tiegen climbed to a rooftop and killed a man aiming a rocket-propelled grenade launcher at one of the buildings. Minutes later, the operators and surviving outpost personnel were packed into two cars, driving the dangerous streets back to the Annex.

Around 12:30 a.m., cars full of enemy fighters began massing outside the Annex walls. A firefight began, and 10 minutes later, the first wave was repelled. More attacks followed before dawn broke. Suddenly, mortars rained down, landing atop a building and killing Woods and Glen Doherty, a former SEAL who'd arrived in the night from Tripoli.

He would be about the only outside assistance the Annex would get. Despite repeated calls for air support, none ever came. The Annex staff was ultimately evacuated to the airport and out of the country with the help of a Libyan militia. (Stevens was found by Libyans inside the outpost nearly dead from smoke inhalation. He later passed away.)
Modal TriggerThe men who were there say the movie made them miss their life in Libya, and want to return.Photo: AP

"This wasn't the worst [firefight of my life], but it was the longest," Paronto says. "The only difference with this one was that we were left behind. That's just the truth. No support came. Period."

"There are pilots that come up to us and say, 'Sorry, dude. We were ready to go,' " Geist says.
Modal TriggerInside the U.S. Consulate, two days after the 2012 attack.Photo: AP

The movie suggests that F-16s or gunships could have been scrambled from Europe, though a congressional committee determined none were available to make it in time.

The men who were there disagree.
Modal TriggerThe U.S. Consulate the day after the attack. Paranto said the firefight wasn't the worst he's been in, but it was definitely the longest.Photo: Reuters

"A lot of politicians don't realize that we were all in the military and we know a lot of the military guys, and they tell us things," Tiegen says. "One pilot said to us that [the government] was afraid of another 'Black Hawk Down' scenario."
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« Reply #624 on: January 11, 2016, 02:18:28 pm »

Obama and Clinton both, along with whoever was head of the military should be indicted convicted and dispatched for this betrayal.

This was so cowardly and un-American that anyone involved should suffer the pains of hell for an eternity.
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« Reply #625 on: January 14, 2016, 01:06:24 pm »

Attkisson: 'Overwhelming Body of Evidence' Benghazi Rescue Teams Turned Back

http://www.breitbart.com/video/2016/01/13/sharyl-attkisson/

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Wednesday on Newsmax TV's "The Steve Malzberg Show," while discussing her Benghazi investigation "Full Measure," host Sharyl Attkisson said there is now "overwhelming" evidence that rescue teams sent to aid the U.S. consulate in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012 had turned back before arriving.

Attkisson said, "We also spoke to sources and have some email evidence that talks about special forces that were not far away in Europe that we were told were assigned to respond in the event of a case just like this, and yet were turned back according to witnesses. This is something that the president and the White House has steadfastly denied, but there's now what I would call an overwhelming body of evidence that leads us to believe that somebody stopped a number of teams and potential rescuers from entering Libya or going to Benghazi to help while those attacks were underway. They could have gotten there. According to experts and people that have information we spoke to, they could have gotten there before the last two Americans died. Those attacks went on for eight hours."
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« Reply #626 on: January 14, 2016, 02:41:11 pm »

Whoever ordered the stand down should face criminal charges.  And if Obama was involved with this mess, he should be immediately impeached.
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« Reply #627 on: March 24, 2016, 07:38:42 pm »

The Benghazi Brief ? Three Year Anniversary?

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/09/12/the-benghazi-brief-three-year-anniversary/

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The ?Benghazi Brief? remains the most controversial research report we have ever produced. The brief contains over two years of research and hundreds of very specific citations supporting it.

obama-hillary-holding-hands-wh-photoThe Brief has also been challenged and with extensive vetting factually withstood all scrutiny. The report, while exhaustive in detail, remains the strongest summary of events surrounding the two years leading up to the Benghazi Libya attack on 9/11/12.

We have repeatedly stated The Benghazi Brief, and ALL of the cited information contained therein, is available for use by anyone who has a goal of learning and/or communicating the truth surrounding the controversial events.

We present the brief so that a larger understanding, a factual understanding, is possible. It can be used in part or in whole, or edited for use by any party. Anyone can do whatever they want with the detailed information provided. Our only request  ? the truth contained within be maintained.

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We know from the Bret Baier interview with Hillary Clinton that she was physically located at her 7th floor office in Washington DC on the night of the attack. Unfortunately we also know during the November 2012 Thanksgiving holiday a mysterious fire took place in that building. Well, actually directly above her exact office ? cause undetermined.

A ?fire? which preceded an unfortunate slip and fall for the Secretary, resulting in a concussion, which led to the discovery of a blood clot, that ultimately delayed her congressional testimony before a Senate Hearing into the events of the night in question.

We know the Libyan uprising began on February 10th of 2011, and we also know that sometime around the end of February 2011 President Obama signed a presidential directive authorizing the State Dept and CIA to begin a covert operation to arm the Libyan ?rebels?.

We also know of a Second Presidential Finding Memo authorizing additional C
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« Reply #628 on: April 04, 2016, 03:20:15 pm »

Millennials Know: Benghazi She Wrote

http://townhall.com/columnists/katiekieffer/2016/04/04/millennials-know-benghazi-she-wrote-n2142626

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Clickety-click-click, went Hillary Clinton?s keyboard on the evening of Sept. 11, 2012 as she wrote to her daughter Chelsea:

"Two of our officers were killed in Benghazi by an Al Queda-like group: The Ambassador, whom I handpicked and a young communications officer on temporary duty w a wife and two young children. Very hard day and I fear more of the same tomorrow."

Yet, the very next morning, Clinton made remarks leading the American people to believe that an amateur online video??inflammatory material posted on the internet??was responsible for the attack, not al-Qaeda.

Former President Bill Clinton frittered away hours?hiding a buxom young intern in the Oval Office?and in 1999 missed a key opportunity to take out Osama bin Laden. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton likewise wasted time?hiding her emails?and missed a chance to stop a repeat 9/11 attack on American soil.

Four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens and a Millennial named Sean Smith, were killed in Benghazi due to arson and mortar attacks initiated by militants linked to al-Qaeda and Ansar al-Sharia.  Soon after the attack, we learned there wasactionable intelligence, months in advance, forewarning the State Department of severe security vulnerabilities at the Benghazi facilities.

Political research group Evolving Strategies recently showed a 30-second anti-Hillary Benghazi ad to ?a randomized-controlled trial with over 1,000 respondents aged 18 to 34" (Millennials) and found that after watching this video,
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« Reply #629 on: April 22, 2016, 02:11:17 pm »

Benghazi: What Did Bill Clinton Know & When Did He Know It?

http://www.judicialwatch.org/bulletins/clinton-inc-benghazi/

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New documents obtained by Judicial Watch raise questions about the role of Clinton Inc. in the Benghazi debacle, particularly the involvement of Bill Clinton and longtime Clinton hatchet man Sidney Blumenthal.

Mrs. Clinton, seeking to ease concerns about her ties to the Clintons? powerful political machine, famously pledged as secretary of state-designate not to ?participate personally and substantially? in matters relating to the Clinton Foundation or the Clinton Global Initiative. We now know that promise was swiftly broken. Blumenthal?a man so hated by the Obama White House that it banned the State Department from hiring him?was secretly put on Mrs. Clinton?s payroll in an arms-length arrangement funded by the Clinton Foundation and Clinton ally David Brock. Judicial Watch and the New York Post documented the deep ties between the Clinton State Department and Blumenthal here.

Blumenthal was active in Libyan affairs. He privately urged Mrs. Clinton to take a more aggressive military role in country and to claim more credit for Muammar Gaddafi?s downfall. He also promoted a Libya deal sought by U.S. defense contractor Osprey Global Solutions. Among Blumenthal?s many memos to Secretary of State Clinton are several that claim to possess an inside track to the thinking of the new Libyan president, Mohammed Magariaf.

According to the new Judicial Watch documents, while the Benghazi facilities were under attack on September 11, Clinton phoned Magariaf at 6:49 p.m. Washington time, asking the president ?to provide additional security to the compound immediately as there is a gun battle going on, which I understand Ansar as-Sharia is claiming responsibility for.?

Three hours later, Clinton issued a statement blaming the attack on an Internet video: ?Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet.?
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