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2012-12-23 Africa North
Inhofe: Benghazi cover-up bigger than Watergate, Iran-Contra
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Posted by tipper 2012-12-23 00:32|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [245 views ]  Top

#1 Liberal media will continue to carry water for the Obama agenda, and try to bury stories like this one.
Posted by OldSpook 2012-12-23 03:43||   2012-12-23 03:43|| Front Page Top

#2 I'm obviously not privy to the sordid details or truth, but I know a thing or two about the identification of obfuscation and denial and one thing for dead certain. This talk about there not being enough time to conduct some sort of military operation is total rubbish. Something was going on in Benghazi that no one wishes to talk about and four Americans got terrible dead over it. The families of the dead deserve an answer. The American people deserve an answer. Unfortunately we are being lied to and told to fok off. Something much larger was in play here. I hope my days are lengthy enough to at some point discover what it was.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-23 05:52||   2012-12-23 05:52|| Front Page Top

#3 Ditto that Mr.B. well said. This administration is no longer the right stuff. We can no longer expect this country to do the right thing. The world leadership compass is broken.
Posted by Dale 2012-12-23 07:40||   2012-12-23 07:40|| Front Page Top

#4 I just hope it's large enough to thoroughly screw Obama, the dead can't be helped now.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-12-23 09:49||   2012-12-23 09:49|| Front Page Top

#5 What B and RJ said.

Dale, "no longer"? When were these clowns ever the right stuff?
Posted by Barbara 2012-12-23 10:41||   2012-12-23 10:41|| Front Page Top

#6 The more things are hidden and not discussed the more suspicious I get that something was going on seriously FUBAR.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-12-23 11:03||   2012-12-23 11:03|| Front Page Top

#7 Agree, JohnQC. We have seen enough to know Fast & Furious was much more than incompetence, and we have seen the amount of effort invested in covering that up; with comparable cover-up going on over Benghazi we must conclude it too is not a case of simple incompetence, but involves something seriously illegal and probably evil.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-12-23 11:13||   2012-12-23 11:13|| Front Page Top

#8 There are the stories and rumors that we were working with certain people to deliver old Libyan arms to the Syrian rebels, and that Benghazi was a key trans-shipment point for that. I've seen that mentioned in a few places but nowhere authoritative.

Makes me wonder if al-Qaeda was trying to grab guns, or whether they were in the operation a lot deeper than that. For example, we know now that a number of the Syrian rebel groups are very Islamicist -- they might have had groups in Libya that were tied to them, and al Qaeda may in turn have been nestled inside those groups.

So Amb. Stevens may actually have been working with al-Q -- would he have known that? Or was he trying to keep al-Q out of the arms transfers?

Just this one angle alone would take considerable resources to figure out. And as a good progressive would say, I'm just asking a question.
Posted by Steve White 2012-12-23 11:41||   2012-12-23 11:41|| Front Page Top

#9 I have fired a few infantry mortars. It takes a tremendous amount of luck.... or a considerable amount of expertise to land a mortar round directly atop a building and take out a sniper. When the assault began to drag on and on, could someone have been observing and coaching at a distance, then entering the fray directly to 'kicked it up a notch'? No one talks about voice intercepts. How terribly convenient.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-23 13:08||   2012-12-23 13:08|| Front Page Top

#10  could someone have been observing and coaching at a distance, then entering the fray directly to 'kicked it up a notch'?

The idea has been broached here at the Burg before of an intelligence agency being behind the incident.

I still have my list of 'favorite countries'. Nobody's been dropped from it yet.
Posted by Pappy 2012-12-23 20:34||   2012-12-23 20:34|| Front Page Top

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