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mexicomaria

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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2013 9:19:29 PM

"There were 4 Americans murdered in Benghazi…and yes, it was terrorism. There were 4 Americans murdered at the Boston marathon…and yes, it was terrorism. I am glad the Administration put all the resources it did into finding the bombers in Boston – it was important. The Administration did exactly right in investigating in Boston (the jury is still out on what the Administration did or did not do before the bombing.) But why are our 4 murdered Americans in Benghazi not so important? I think they are." Greta Van Susteren

I still care.....what are we doing about the men we identified (???) that killed Americans in Benghazi?

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EZExit
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2014 2:28:56 PM

AnotherOne: <<<"Isn't this such wonderful news?!

The muslim terrorists have now fully taken over Benghazi. The very people who killed our Ambassador, who Obama could care less about.">>>

--We gave up on Benghazi about a month before the night that our people were massacred. I would have been even more upset about it if we had since stepped up our protection of preserving the empty embassy after the fact. At least no more Americans are being or have been sacrificed for political gain.
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AnotherOne
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2014 11:49:35 AM



Isn't this such wonderful news?!

The muslim terrorists have now fully taken over Benghazi. The very people who killed our Ambassador, who Obama could care less about.

Now everyone can hear "Obama's sweetest sound in the world" - the muslim call to prayer.

<sarcasm off> [for the sarcasm challenged]

Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

"CAIRO (AP) - Islamic hard-line militias are claiming to have taken control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after defeating army units, taking over military barracks and seizing tanks, rockets and hundreds of boxes of ammunition.

A commander of one of the militias in the Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries umbrella group told The Associated Press on Thursday, "We are the only force on the ground in Benghazi." He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the press.

In a video put out by the umbrella group, Mohammed al-Zahawi, the head of the Ansar al-Shariah militia, congratulates his followers on "this victory and conquest.""

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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2014 10:59:56 AM

hillaryno!
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2014 1:58:31 PM

"And You really think no one knows? ... Really???"

SMH... So you really do believe that 'somebody' outside of the CIA knows 'everything' that the CIA is doing 'all of the time'.

Okeydokey. Snowden might have something to say about that...
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2014 1:49:28 PM

"You really believe that the CIA is transparent? Really?"And You really think no one knows? ... Really???

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EZExit
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2014 1:35:55 PM

Perhaps it is part of the grand design, to grenade our foreign policy and make Benghazi into a relative "nothing". If this is what our administration is doing, they're doing a good job, aren't they?
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2014 10:48:15 AM

Closer!!!
Hillarybenghazi
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 7:38:00 PM

You really believe that the CIA is transparent? Really?
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reb4
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 4:23:26 PM

"The Senate Intelligence Committee doesn't even know what the CIA is doing in all aspects - what makes you think that the WH knows every operation that they are running?"





Nice....


And you believe that stuff... or maybe it's just deniability... uh kinda like the opening of every mission on Mission Impossible...

[Edited by: reb4 at 7/29/2014 4:24:37 PM EST]
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 3:03:03 PM

"--To borrow the quote from my friend Weasel.... Squirrel!"

That is exactly what the CIA yells to make sure our government 'pays no attention to the man behind the curtain' ;)

[Edited by: Weaslespit at 7/29/2014 3:03:32 PM EST]
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EZExit
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 1:01:46 PM

Weasel: <<<"The Senate Intelligence Committee doesn't even know what the CIA is doing in all aspects - what makes you think that the WH knows every operation that they are running?">>>

--To borrow the quote from my friend Weasel.... Squirrel!
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 12:11:24 PM

"Cities are inanimate objects , weasle....."

So then you still don't understand? One was in an unprotected region with much more safety risks than the other...

"You democrats have to find someone that that knows their job description next go around. It isn't just smiling, shaking hands, and acting regal. I is doing your job in protecting the Constitution and the People of the USA, first and foremost. Somewhere we got lost, raising money and running for office and leaving a legacy, became way more important that the Constitution, rights, security, and the people and truth telling went straight out the window. You can always lie...it is not cheap though....lying cost lives...."

Which utterly ignores the potential ramifications of CIA intervention overriding the SOS authority in the matter.

"And remember this topic is about Benghazi and you are welcome to start a topic on the CIA....this topic is on Hillary Clinton and Obama's management of Ambassadors in a dangers country...on 9/11.... American Citizens btw."

Strange, I thought this thread was 'just' about Benghazi and the idea that we need to find out ALL of the information - not just that which puts Clinton in a bad light?
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 11:04:10 AM

Can anyone imagine hillary leading this country??
Think of how many benghazi's we would have!!
hillarybenghazi will not be forgotten.
I have a democrat friend that says hillary NEVER!!
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 10:44:24 AM

And remember this topic is about Benghazi and you are welcome to start a topic on the CIA....this topic is on Hillary Clinton and Obama's management of Ambassadors in a dangers country...on 9/11.... American Citizens btw.
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 10:42:30 AM

Cities are inanimate objects , weasle.....Ambassadors are human and protected under the Secretary of State, if she is doing her job. You democrats have to find someone that that knows their job description next go around. It isn't just smiling, shaking hands, and acting regal. I is doing your job in protecting the Constitution and the People of the USA, first and foremost. Somewhere we got lost, raising money and running for office and leaving a legacy, became way more important that the Constitution, rights, security, and the people and truth telling went straight out the window. You can always lie...it is not cheap though....lying cost lives....
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 10:19:25 AM

"If this was the case, they would have explained this initially"

The Senate Intelligence Committee doesn't even know what the CIA is doing in all aspects - what makes you think that the WH knows every operation that they are running?
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 12:07:42 AM

Weaselspit: <<<"There seem to be some significant CIA ties for his being there, rather than issues related to the SOS...">>>

--If this was the case, they would have explained this initially after the outrage of leaving these people to die, instead of the other 101 lies they uttered before this one. I believe that the administration has decided to utilize this fictional story in order to avoid any accountability (complete with a slow drip leak to make it sound more plausible).
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 1:35:39 PM

"I guess weasle forgot the Ambassador to Libya was murdered on the job in Libya..."

I guess some equate 2 cities separated by 13 hours as the same?

"Why was he at a consulate in Benghazi that had been attacked before, after others had left, from other countries..."

That is the million dollar question, isn't it? There seem to be some significant CIA ties for his being there, rather than issues related to the SOS...
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 11:38:35 AM

hillarybenghazi

hillary's book isn't jumping off shelves!!
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 11:20:48 AM

I guess weasle forgot the Ambassador to Libya was murdered on the job in Libya...by terrrorists. Why was he at a consulate in Benghazi that had been attacked before, after others had left, from other countries, on **9/11**. I call that PPP that led to deaths. It seems to me that even I could have figured out it was a dangerous day....to be in Benghazi. No wonder the Queen of PPP stepped out of her job....she could do one part of her job...protect ambassadors.
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 11:05:59 AM

"Tripoli American Embassy Closed. Would you say a day late and four Americans short.

How was it they finally got the message. What a sad story."

Why? Was the Benghazi Embassy adjacent or something that we are all unaware of? Or is it 13 hours away be car?
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 6:47:05 PM

Tripoli American Embassy Closed. Would you say a day late and four Americans short.

How was it they finally got the message. What a sad story.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 10:32:33 AM



Obama's Arab Spring continues to "blossom"!

OH! The Obama World is SO "TRANQUIL"!

SMH

US EVACUATES EMBASSY IN LIBYA AMID CLASHES

"WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department has shuttered the U.S. embassy in Libya and evacuated American staffers there as the security situation in the capital Tripoli deteriorates amid worsening clashes between rival militias.

The department said in a statement that American embassy staff left Tripoli on Saturday and traveled overland to neighboring Tunisia. Embassy operations in Tripoli will be suspended until the security situation improves, it said. Tripoli has been embroiled for weeks in inter-militia violence that has killed and wounded dozens on all sides. The fighting has been particularly intense at the city's airport.

The suspension marks the second time in a little more than three years that Washington has closed its embassy in Libya."


[Edited by: AnotherOne at 7/26/2014 10:34:59 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 12:57:03 AM

When will both Clinton and Obama admit their foreign policy faults related to this incident.
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 11:24:55 AM

If you ever seem like you are forgetting about this, EZ, I will remind you.
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 11:03:15 AM

hillarybenghazi
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 11:12:52 AM

bh
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EZExit
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 5:30:11 PM

I still haven't forgotten about this...

[Edited by: EZExit at 7/23/2014 5:30:30 PM EST]
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 11:15:13 AM

benghazihillary
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 7:31:42 PM

hillarybenghazi
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 1:29:03 PM

Anyone know when Gowdy will be opening the hearings?


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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 11:49:27 AM

hillarybenghazi
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 10:58:34 AM

Timmerman On "The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi"

7-19-14

"Kenneth Timmerman has reported from the Middle East for 35 years. He was one of the first journalists on the scene after Iranian terrorists bombed the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon in 1983.

When the 2012 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi left four Americans dead, Timmerman recognized the pathetically inadequate coverage.

“Iranians have been killing us for the past 30 plus years and the U.S. government has never done a thing,” Timmerman told Townhall. “I think it’s about time we stood up to the Islamic fascist government in Iran and made it clear that their continued murder of American citizens will not be tolerant any longer and we will make them pay a price for it.”

Timmerman utilized his contacts from the Middle East and his knowledge from time spent reporting on the ground in the countries to write “Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi.” Last week, Timmerman joined me for an exclusive interview."
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 10:49:52 AM

just another lump under the rug of this administration to be hopefully forgotten about.
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 11:00:38 AM

benghazihillary
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 11:04:46 AM

Lol, nothing gets in the way of daylily spamming a thread - not even the 4th of July.

Just think if Obama had made such comments on the 4th - his gum-chewing incident would be 'quickly' forgotten!

Stay classy ;)
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 10:26:38 AM

benghazi will not be forgotten!
hillarybenghazi
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 11:19:13 AM

It was a situation of the Embassy in Tripoli was heavily protected. Why did Stevens go to Benghazi without that protection? That is the question we should be asking. What was his purpose in doing that? That is where this needs to start. Was Clinton appraised of his movements on those two days?
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 10:56:10 AM

notice!! Hillarybwnghazi is alive and will be until 1016 November
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 1:36:30 AM

Suspect in Benghazi attack found dead

7-14-14

"Faraj al-Shibli, who was suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, has been found dead, a Libyan source and locals in the town of Marj said.

Al-Shibli, whose name is also spelled Chalabi, was last seen being detained by a local militia in Marj two days ago, a Libyan source said.

It is unclear what happened to al-Shibli since then, but his body was found Monday in the eastern Libyan town of Marj."
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daylily2009
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2014 12:20:53 PM

hillaryrunsfrom benghazi


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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 7:55:55 PM

HC wouldn't admit to 'any wrong' that she's ever done, it's not in her to admit faults.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 7:39:09 PM

benghazihillary
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 11:45:21 AM

Hillaryknowsaboutbenghazi
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 8:59:20 AM

Ella, I don't think Stevens was a cia agent, but cooperating with the cia I truly believe that...

And this would also explain the timid response of this administration, in my opinion....

Reminds me of the line from Mission Impossible.... Maybe all evidence self destructed... You know, like Mission impossible theme...
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 8:58:17 AM

I agree Maria, this entire situation still makes me sick, sad, and wondering WTHeck were they thinking.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 8:57:42 AM



Elia, "This might come as a shock, that the entire world doesn't revolve around you & your opinion, but I wasn't necessarily posting this for your benefit A1, others do read this site too."

WOW!

Too funny.

;-)
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mexicomaria
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 8:51:31 AM

Hey, hey, hey....this is not a sandbox...

I think your gentleman friend, EZ, brought up a point I never thought of....why no call to anyone to intervene...you can not tell me, that absolutely no one was close that were allies that could send a big fighter jet over...???? seems strange, but if no one even tries to contact them.........hmmmmmm.

I am still back on, everyone else leaving there and in our State Departments wisdom they did absolutely not one single thing to plan for Happy 9/11 Day. So stupid even. I like a govt that always plans from behind...and after the fact...and then they have to lie. How about about some pre planning for 9/11 based on what all had happened in Benghazi leading up to 9/11.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 8:30:16 AM

This might come as a shock, that the entire world doesn't revolve around you & your opinion, but I wasn't necessarily posting this for your benefit A1, others do read this site too.

[Edited by: Elia_1 at 7/12/2014 8:37:55 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 8:26:14 AM



Elia, "...Oh please A1, I am a veteran & I personally believe no man should be left behind."

Did I say you didn't?

I do. however, notice in your linked article
"might"
"might"
"might"
"if"
"if"

There are stunning statements of "facts".

I call it sheer speculation, Elia.

Do you have any better sources than that?

Have a great day.

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