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MiddletownMarty

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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 5:18:24 PM

Official: Changes to Benghazi talking points made by intel community


The intelligence community - not the White House, State Department or Justice Department - was responsible for the substantive changes made to the talking points distributed for government officials who spoke publicly about the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, the spokesman for the director of national intelligence said Monday.

The unclassified talking points on Libya, developed several days after the the deadly attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, were not substantively changed by any agency outside of the intelligence community, according to the spokesman, Shawn Turner.

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The House Intelligence Committee was not satisfied with Turner's statement.



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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2012 11:28:49 PM

On the surface I am willing to accept someone in the intelligence department changed the talking points. First I have to say that Rice showed very poor judgment going on five talk shows with these talking points when by that time it was well known that they were wrong. At the very least she should have asked a few questions with several media outlets already releasing information that contradicted the talking points.

The second thing I want to know is who changed them, a name and position, and why.

As the spokes person she had a responsibility to give accurate information or at least say we don’t know at this time. We hear that all the time.

At the very least she was set up as a fall person if anything went wrong. Now she should be demanding to know who set her up. If a white republican had done this to her we would be hearing the screams of racism. If I was her I would want someone’s head on a platter because she was made to look like a fool and her career is toast.

I think she will be nominated for Sec of State. The nomination will be resisted and she will be appointed as a recess appointment by Obama bypassing congress.


[Edited by: johnnyg1200 at 11/27/2012 11:34:20 PM EST]
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EZExit
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2012 9:47:40 PM

<<<Even when someone confesses to doing something, some people still won't believe it.>>>

Susan Rice stated she was just reading talking points handed to her, and that she had no idea as to what was really going on, and I DO believe her, she knows nothing but what she is told she should know. ;)
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cbuck80
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2012 9:26:57 AM

In the no blame admin. this is par for the course.
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YDraigGoch
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 5:57:11 PM

Amazing!

Even when someone confesses to doing something, some people still won't believe it.

Man, I sure hope you guys never get on a jury. :o)
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AC-302
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 4:48:27 PM

Ydraig- when I saw Feinstein on MTP last week, she also had questions. And what is she?? Oh yeah.. a liberal Democrat.

EZExit said: "She is supposed to be an expert in foreign policy, enough so that Obama wants her to replace Hillary, but when the rubber hits the road, she is suddenly a deer in headlights, just a simpleton reading talking points given to her."

--Well, then McCain was right. If she did just repeat bogus talking points, then she's a parrot. Shouldn't she have been smart enough to check it out first? And if she is in on the lie/coverup, then she used her position to mislead (lie to) the American people for her boss' political gain. Either way, McCain is right that she would be disqualified from being our Secretary of State. That office is, what? 3rd in line for the Presidency?
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AC-302
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 4:44:04 PM

Topic: Official: Changes to Benghazi talking points made by intel community

--Who suggested the changes? Who MADE the changes? Who was that person's boss and had they seen this and did they authorize the changes? What were the exact reasons for making the changes? Were they run by anyone at the White House?

Answer these questions. The American people were lied to by Obama and Ambassador Rice. They need to be held to account, and they need to tell the truth of why the info was withheld. This is unacceptable conduct from the President, no matter WHAT party they come from.
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YDraigGoch
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 2:57:48 PM

>>The House Intelligence Committee was not satisfied with Turner's statement.<<

Correction : The raging right wing partisans on the committee were not satisfied with Turner's statement.

I fact, nothing short of Obama in front of a firing squad will satisfy these brain damaged political degenerates.

Nothing new about this. There were left wing fanatics who felt the same way about Bush. And just like this crop of mutants, they had no interst in the truth. Only in scoring a "hit" on their enemy.

I sure wish all these freaks would shut up, go away and leave the rest of us in peace.
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EZExit
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:13:02 AM

<<<"No, everyone likely sat around a big table for hours planning the strategic message critical to the election. Susan Rice is a top Obama Confidant and loyal to the core. To claim she knew nothing but what she was handed is laughable.">>>
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Exactly! She is supposed to be an expert in foreign policy, enough so that Obama wants her to replace Hillary, but when the rubber hits the road, she is suddenly a deer in headlights, just a simpleton reading talking points given to her. Now, whose turn is it to take responsibility for the Benghazi train wreck this week? Do they draw lots? Or do they do a strategy meeting to find out what truths they want to dispel for the coming week?
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gocatgo
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:01:06 AM

Cons are mainly interested in going after Rice and Obama.
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e_jeepin
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 1:13:35 AM

"So you don't like Susan Rice because she repeated the talking points the CIA approved. Got it."

No, you don't get it. Clapper jumped out of the weeds and claimed "I did it" (after he denied involvement all along)

We have had 4 years to witness how this conniving administration works. There is no half baked plan, all soldiers are given strict instructions to follow, nobody is off-script. Repeat a lie until its the truth (Saul Alinsky)

Your false assumption is that the Prez stopped Rice in the hallway one day "Oh Susan, here is the results of the Benghazi investigation -- I gotta run, see ya"

No, everyone likely sat around a big table for hours planning the strategic message critical to the election. Susan Rice is a top Obama Confidant and loyal to the core. To claim she knew nothing but what she was handed is laughable.

[Edited by: e_jeepin at 11/22/2012 1:16:03 AM EST]
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:19:49 PM

So you don't like Susan Rice because she repeated the talking points the CIA approved.

Got it.
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noseatbelt
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 8:04:28 PM

liberals, are in full protect obama at any cost mode.
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e_jeepin
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 8:00:26 AM

Yeah, this was the blame from about a week ago or so. This political football has change a few times since then. Susan Rice needs to declare her position under oath. She is either cleared or indicted for perjury.

Propaganda defined:
1. information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc.
2. the deliberate spreading of such information, rumors, etc.
3. the particular doctrines or principles propagated by an organization or movement.

Boy, that sums up this administration to the letter!

[Edited by: e_jeepin at 11/21/2012 8:02:52 AM EST]
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EZExit
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 6:52:04 PM

This is old news, Obama blamed the CIA weeks ago! You remember, this was just before Hillary took responsibility, and after Rice gave the responsibility to the video nutjob riot. In fact, just about everyone has been found at fault at one time or another for Benghazi, except for Obama himself. Someone is apparently incompetent and all the parties involved are pitching the football back and forth to each other, so that the truth of what actually occurred will never be known. I am sure that this political shell game was a result of avoiding negative press during an election cycle, and now that they see how the issue is slowly washing away from everyone's minds, they'll keep it up a little longer...
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