Diplomatic sources: State Department had credible intel 48 hours before attacks that U.S. embassies might be targeted; Update: White House denies

posted at 9:03 pm on September 13, 2012 by Allahpundit

I’m looking forward to having it explained to me on the news tomorrow why this is all a misunderstanding and not a very big deal at all.

Some of the missing papers from the consulate are said to list names of Libyans who are working with Americans, putting them potentially at risk from extremist groups, while some of the other documents are said to relate to oil contracts.

According to senior diplomatic sources, the US State Department had credible information 48 hours before mobs charged the consulate in Benghazi, and the embassy in Cairo, that American missions may be targeted, but no warnings were given for diplomats to go on high alert and “lockdown”, under which movement is severely restricted

According to security sources the consulate had been given a “health check” in preparation for any violence connected to the 9/11 anniversary. In the event, the perimeter was breached within 15 minutes of an angry crowd starting to attack it at around 10pm on Tuesday night. There was, according to witnesses, little defence put up by the 30 or more local guards meant to protect the staff. Ali Fetori, a 59-year-old accountant who lives near by, said: “The security people just all ran away and the people in charge were the young men with guns and bombs.”

I’m awfully curious to hear how thorough that “health check” was given how quickly consulate security crumbled. Two thoughts here. One: While the bit about credible information is new and important, you don’t need that detail to know that Obama and his team dropped the ball on protecting the consulate. We already know there were no Marines stationed there; even the locals couldn’t believe how lightly guarded the building was. There’s no earthly reason for security to be that thin on 9/11, especially when jihadis had targeted the consulate and other western diplomats in Benghazi before. Two: I wonder if the “credible information” described in the piece has something to do with the Zawahiri video eulogizing Abu Yahya al-Libi, a top AQ chieftain from Libya. The video appeared on jihadi websites on Tuesday to coincide with 9/11, but intel experts who watch those sites sometimes see new material show up on their servers in advance. If they knew that a new Zawahiri video was coming on 9/11, that alone might have been reason to think Al Qaeda was out for revenge and eager to make a splash against U.S. interests somewhere on the anniversary. Is that the sort of intel we’re dealing with here or do they mean something more concrete and specific about a planned attack?

While we’re on the subject of Obama’s foreign-policy failures, here’s a blast from the past for longtime HA readers:

An Iraqi militia that carried out some of the most prominent attacks on foreigners during the Iraq war on Thursday threatened U.S. interests in the country over a film that has triggered protests in Libya, Egypt and Yemen.

“The offence caused to the messenger (Prophet Mohammad) will put all American interests in danger and we will not forgive them for that,” said Qais al-Khazali, leader of the Asaib al-Haq militia.

That’s the same Qais Khazali who led Iran’s “Special Groups” in Iraq, and who allegedly masterminded the famous 2007 operation in Karbala in which five U.S. servicemen were captured and executed. He was captured by American troops two months later. So why’s he back on the streets now and threatening to kill people over the Mohammed movie, you ask? Because, silly: We let him go as part of a prisoner exchange in 2009, over the strenuous objections of some military officers. Remember that, because Khazali’s expertly trained and sufficiently ruthless that he’s capable of following through on his threats in spectacular fashion. You might be seeing his name in the news again soon.

Exit question: Any word from the White House on whether Obama regrets not attending a daily intel briefing since September 5? I know he supposedly reads his briefing instead, but he’s been super busy lately doing interviews with morning-show DJs and scheduling appearances on Letterman, so maybe he hasn’t had time.

Update: It’s a big ol’ lie, says the White House.

The Obama administration is flatly denying a blaring British newspaper report that the U.S. diplomats in Libya were killed as a result of a “continuing security breach,” and that “credible information” about possible attacks had been ignored.

A U.S. official told POLITICO: “There’s no intelligence indicating that the attack in Benghazi was premeditated.”…

Shawn Turner, spokesman for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, emailed: “This is absolutely wrong. We are not aware of any actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi was planned or imminent.”

The Independent didn’t claim that the intelligence said there’d be an attack on the Benghazi consulate specifically. It claimed that American missions generally, including the one in Benghazi, could be targeted. The point is, security should have been ramped up at U.S. missions worldwide. Why didn’t that happen in Benghazi?


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Trolls to disappear suddenly.

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:05 PM

0dumbo=EPIC FAIL

Sasha List on September 13, 2012 at 9:05 PM

This will never be reported by the MSM. Never.

The Count on September 13, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Lord, let this man get busted for something. He’s guilty of so much.

BettyRuth on September 13, 2012 at 9:06 PM

There will be a collective…”Duhhhh” from the media. It really won’t be reported on very hard. It will just mysteriously disappear after 12 officials give a different story.

tomas on September 13, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Palin on Fox: “The film is a red herring”

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:07 PM

They will apologise to Egyptians for a video.

They will never apologise to the American people for their own mistakes.

Resist We Much on September 13, 2012 at 9:07 PM

It really has become ludicrous. The media dancing all around this. It makes me beyond angry. All I can say over and over is “Imagine of a Republican president had forgotten to post marines, imagine if a Republican president didn’t attend security briefings, imagine if …..” This is just outrageous.

djl130 on September 13, 2012 at 9:08 PM

These Americans were sacrificed.

Because Obama was too busy campaigning to get EVEN ONE FREAKING PRESIDENTIAL DAILY BRIEFING IN MONTHS!

Obama should be arrested.

wildcat72 on September 13, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Trolls to disappear suddenly.

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Quite.
(Interesting that you actually are first this time)

Count to 10 on September 13, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Will Hillary have to take the fall?

Wethal on September 13, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Can we say Second 9-11 yet?

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Nothing to see here, people. Move along…

Corporal Tunnel on September 13, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Who cares. Obama is more likable and I want to have a beer with him or something.

/Idiots

Punchenko on September 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

He doesn’t need to attend the daily briefings ‘cuz he knows more about foreign affairs than anyone in foreign affairs.

Sasha List on September 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Palin telling it like it is on FOXNews. (She’ ripping Barack a new one, even more than Reggie Love ever did)

SouthernGent on September 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

I see Allahpundit likes to shoot first and aim later. – Baracka Obama

ButterflyDragon on September 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

I wonder if Obama dropped his copy of My Pet Goat when he was told of the embassy attack.

stevezilla on September 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Obama: “Hmm, I must a missed that intelligence briefing. Oh well, Vegas is waiting!”

jbh45 on September 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

SCOAMF

dont taze me bro on September 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

First thing Friday morning congress needs to start impeachment proceedings.

Prison would be next!

Traitor!

katy on September 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

We’ll be hearing that it was GW Bush who signed the papers to let the baddie go. Hope Bush never heard of this guy–otherwise the DOJ will probably bring charges.

RedCrow on September 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

This will either never get mentioned by the mainstream news or it was all Romney’s failt.

blue13326 on September 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Ya, put some butter on that Toast.

TheGarbone on September 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Dereliction of Duty. I don’t expect getting down in the weeds on planning, but a president does have to show leadership in securing our embassies in dangerous parts of the world. The Whine owns this failure of leadership.

rbj on September 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Under the bus you go, Hillary. Bill is a about to have a patented purple moment temper tantrum.

Philly on September 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Palin on Fox: “The film is a red herring”

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:07 PM

The film has been around since June supposedly.

The Islamists just needed an excuse to attack on 9/11.

Wethal on September 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Can we say Second 9-11 yet?

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:08 PM

No, it’s homophobic.

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

I’m actually outraged

Slade73 on September 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

If this doesn’t end this tool’s reelection hopes, then I’m dusting off my passport and heading to Canada.

Doughboy on September 13, 2012 at 9:11 PM

$10 says gumby and the rest of the obots ignore this.

wargamer6 on September 13, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Diplomatic sources: State Department had credible intel 48 hours before attacks that U.S. embassies might be targeted

No $hit.

David Axelrod: Never let a crises go to waste.

I would say that when a War is coming to the Middle East. that is a pretty damned big crises to not let go to waste. Ambassador Stevens and his staff were a potential crises that needed to be ignored in order to not go to waste.

SWalker on September 13, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Obama and Hillary’s 9/11.

Press is silent…

katy on September 13, 2012 at 9:11 PM

I’m looking forward to having it explained to me on the news tomorrow why this is all a misunderstanding and not a very big deal at all.

Right … the msm is still wetting themselves about Romney’s press conference on Wednesday.

heretic on September 13, 2012 at 9:11 PM

/START Troll Imitation Program:

But BUSH DID IT TOO!!!! We were Struck on 9/11 because BUSH DROPPED THE BALL!!!!!!! So that tottally exonerates the Messiah, Barack Obama, from any wrong doing!! Waaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh

Impeach BUSH!!!

BUSH = 3,000+ killed
OBAMA = 4

/end of TROLL imitation program

Varchild on September 13, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Diplomatic mission security is racist!

jukin3 on September 13, 2012 at 9:12 PM

If this is true, and I suspect it is, as well as the ammo ban for our Marines and the contractors there in Benghazi, the ads write themselves.

YOU HEARING US, TEAM ROMNEY? Let’s do this, and down and dirty!!!

TXUS on September 13, 2012 at 9:12 PM

The Democrats were quick to point to all the “red flags” Bush supposedly ignored prior to 9/11.

So I’ll be interested in seeing all the leg-humping excuses the MSM will come up with to cover Obama’s ass in this debacle.

And don’t look for the Sec of State to be fired. Obama needs Billy Joe right now.

GarandFan on September 13, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Hannity just said the ambassador was sodomized, according to reports. Vile.

Philly on September 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM

“I am sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and you disagree with this administration somehow you’re not patriotic (AND RACIST – RWM). We should stand up and say we are Americans and we have a right to debate and disagree with any administration.”

- Hillary Clinton, 2003

Resist We Much on September 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Palin on Fox: “The film is a red herring”

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Islam is a red herring.
It’s just a bunch of bandits looking for an excuse to grab power.

Count to 10 on September 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Trolls to disappear suddenly.

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:05 PM

They’ll be back just as soon as they find out what the official spin is…

Count on it.

Mebbe they’ll shift back to the economy…

*sort*

BigWyo on September 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM

This is a pathetic administration. First they have no security to protect our people and then after the assassinations they first issue apologies to the terrorists. Wow, he MUST be defeated, our country depends on it.

Ta111 on September 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM

And this clown might get re-elected!!!! Come on Romney! Start spending that money and start attacking Obama. Play offense!!! We need you more than ever

mrscullen on September 13, 2012 at 9:14 PM

“When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.” – Socrates

This explains why the MSM is all over Mitt, all the time, about everything.

johnnybgood on September 13, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Where is the FREAKING PRESIDENT?

WHERE IS FRIKKIN’ SAM DONALDSON?

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Obama is a waste of space and breath…

The media is in the bag for this…

This admin is the most heinous and undeniably the most erratic and soulless admin ever…

Appease appease appease

Scrumpy on September 13, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Diplomatic sources: State Department had credible intel 48 hours before attacks that U.S. embassies might be targeted

Thanks Hilary. Wasn’t it also your idea to “save” Libya from Qadaffi?

MaiDee on September 13, 2012 at 9:14 PM

From the Independent:

Senior officials are increasingly convinced, however, that the ferocious nature of the Benghazi attack, in which rocket-propelled grenades were used, indicated it was not the result of spontaneous anger due to the video, called Innocence of Muslims. Patrick Kennedy, Under-Secretary at the State Department, said he was convinced the assault was planned due to its extensive nature and the proliferation of weapons.

There is growing belief that the attack was in revenge for the killing in a drone strike in Pakistan of Mohammed Hassan Qaed, an al-Qa’ida operative who was, as his nom-de-guerre Abu Yahya al-Libi suggests, from Libya, and timed for the anniversary of the 11 September attacks.

So it was Obama’s drone attacks. Wonder if he wishes he’d water boarded instead.

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Uh. Calling Mr. Holder. There’s a rogue newspaper out there. You need to get on this, now.

BKeyser on September 13, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Double down on hard criticism, Mitt.

Philly on September 13, 2012 at 9:16 PM

They didn’t want to do anything that might make our Muslim Partners in Peace think we didn’t trust them or they Holy Quran’s teachings.

VorDaj on September 13, 2012 at 9:16 PM

I know I’ve been posting in caps all day, but dammit, I’m more pissed than Michelle Malkin, if that’s possible!!!!

If I didn’t have hornets to kill outside my door, I’d probably be punching holes in the redwood siding tonight.

Where is Barack?

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:16 PM

I’ve said it before, as have others; Barack Obama is an existential threat to the USA. He is purposely, willfully, knowingly diminishing us politically, militarily, and economically. Surely there exists a means to remove him physically from office right now. The entire American Left are un-American, even anti-American, anti-Western, anti-Christian, anti-capitalist threats to liberty. They must be crushed.

Charlemagne on September 13, 2012 at 9:16 PM

Obama partied and people died.

Electrongod on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Naturally, this is coming from a UK paper. At a loss for words for just how disgusting the US media has become.

Erich66 on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

The Mohammedans are laughing at you America you and your WIMP USURPER President. They attacked TWO of your embassies SIMULTANEOUSLY on the anniversary of 9/11 and your pathetic REGIME was apologizing to THEM even BEFORE the attacks took place.

Don’t believe me look at the time line the US Egyptian Embassy issued its USURPER inspired, pathetic, wimpish, weasel like sniveling apology for American Free Speech BEFORE the Embassy was attacked.

The USURPER has turned the USA in to a laughing stock all over the world.

The REGIME wants you to believe that an obscure little online movie trailer was the cause of this what a JOKE that is .Why were all the Egyptians and Libyans shouting ‘”There are Billions of OSAMAS- Obama”. Who CO-ORDINATED the attacks who told them to chant OSAMA BIN LADENS name. Its the USURPER’s and the DUMBOCRATS constant football SPIKING mantra of ‘I KILLED OSAMA’ that has them riled up.

RasThavas on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Obama doesn’t have time to attend intel meetings but he’s got plenty of time to spend with the Pimp With A Limp,

LASue on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Uh. Calling Mr. Holder. There’s a rogue newspaper out there. You need to get on this, now.

BKeyser on September 13, 2012 at 9:15 PM

errr..it’s a UK paper…not that it matters..

BigWyo on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

BTW the film seems to be a fairly accurate description of the life of Mohammad all derived from Islams OWN writings about him in the Hadith. They describe how he married his favorite wife Aisha when she was 6 YEARS OLD and CONSUMMATED that marriage when she was NINE YEARS OLD in the intervening years he used to pleasure her by rubbing her between her thighs on his knee. He was also a SLAVE OWNING WARLORD and demanded, and got, 20% of all the booty his Muslim thugs took when they raided caravans. He also took is choice of the women captured as his SEX SLAVES. The men and boys he had BEHEADED. Including 900 male members of a Jewish Tribe the Muslims captured , Mohammad made one of their leaders women his WIFE the same day he had him beheaded. Its all there in ISLAMS OWN writings on the life of Mohammad.

RasThavas on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Hannity just said the ambassador was sodomized, according to reports.

Oh my god. No.

Fuc*ing animals. Animals!

kit9 on September 13, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Wonder if ABC senior foreign correspondent Martha Raddatz, the vice presidential debate moderator, will ask Biden anything about this before she asks Ryan why Romney jumped the gun?

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Can we say Second 9-11 yet?

Soon, probably. AQ always precedes big attacks with specially targeted assassinations. I’m sure at least Biden knows that, after all, he’s supposedly a foreign policy expert.

bobcalco on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

I know he supposedly reads his briefing instead

Suuuuure he does. Hint…he couldn’t care less about protecting anybody but himself and he’s extremely lazy…but I’m sure he reads those religiously.

AUINSC on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Trolls to disappear suddenly.

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Clearly there are just so many Romney gaffes here they thought nothing they could say would top them all.

Gatsu on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

The killings of the US ambassador to Libya and three of his staff were likely to have been the result of a serious and continuing security breach, The Independent can reveal.

American officials believe the attack was planned, but Chris Stevens had been back in the country only a short while and the details of his visit to Benghazi, where he and his staff died, were meant to be confidential.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/revealed-inside-story-of-us-envoys-assassination-8135797.html

If there is a Double Agent in the Department of State, perhaps Hillary Clinton’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Huma Abedin, can use her connections with the Muslim Brotherhood to find out who gave them the confidential information.

wren on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

You media assholes are on the verge of surrendering the last sliver of credibility you have left if you don’t make this front page.

They knew, POSGRP and his people KNEW and hung Stevens out to dry.

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

The media and the left are bullies by nature. As bullies they pick on easy targets. They attack Neti and republicans and god because they know they can get away with it. It is a mob mentality. They ae a bunch of Walmart thugs.

tomas on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Well this is because of Mitt Romney not releasing his taxes and all of Romney’s secret money that Obama had to worry about fundraising to combat that secret money and continue to restore the image of America that Bush left in a mess./MSM

tjexcite on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Hillary is going to get hammered for this in 2016.

blammm on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Hannity just said the ambassador was sodomized, according to reports.

Oh my god. No.

kit9 on September 13, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Maybe, maybe not. The article cited in this post indicates that the Ambassador may already have been dead of smoke inhalation by the time the mob got to him.

Mr Stevens, it is believed, was left in the building by the rest of the staff after they failed to find him in dense smoke caused by a blaze which had engulfed the building. He was discovered lying unconscious by local people and taken to a hospital, the Benghazi Medical Centre, where, according to a doctor, Ziad Abu Ziad, he died from smoke inhalation.

Small mercies.

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 9:20 PM

And the empty chair keeps campaigning.

Philly on September 13, 2012 at 9:20 PM

These Americans were sacrificed.

Because Obama was too busy campaigning to get EVEN ONE FREAKING PRESIDENTIAL DAILY BRIEFING IN MONTHS!

Obama should be arrested.

wildcat72 on September 13, 2012 at 9:08 PM

I agree. I would support Sheriff Joe traveling to D.C. under judical aegis to personally arrest the SOB and lock the doors of the Oval Office.

0bama belongs in prison.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:20 PM

The article from the Independent, hardly a conservative newspaper will put a harsh light on the fact that Barry missed over half of the intel briefings . He attended no briefing since 9.5.
He and Hillary will be held to account for the failure to properly safeguard lives of State Department staff, and now sensitive information that would jeopardize lives and safeties of Libyans working with the US are missing.

Barry and Hillary’s erratic and often contrary response on Tuesday will not reflect well on them. Barry’s despicable and irresponsible conduct since Tuesday will be noted . Has he gone back to the White House after he left for LV yesterday.

bayview on September 13, 2012 at 9:20 PM

They will never apologise to the American people for their own mistakes.

Resist We Much on September 13, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Mistake…what mistake? The smartest, most brilliant president evah made no mistake!
/

texgal on September 13, 2012 at 9:20 PM

You media a$sholes are on the verge of surrendering the last sliver of credibility you have left if you don’t make this front page.

They knew, POSGRP and his people KNEW and hung Stevens out to dry.

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:20 PM

errr..it’s a UK paper…not that it matters..

BigWyo on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Matters in that’s the only way American citizens seem to get any real “news” any more. But as you say…

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Gee, it’s almost as if obama helped plan this attack, for political gain – you know, a CRISIS to NOT waste – now, of course, that’s just not possible, RIGHT?

Pork-Chop on September 13, 2012 at 9:22 PM

Been saying this for two days. As the details emerge, they will reflect negatively on Obama

blatantblue on September 13, 2012 at 9:22 PM

Where’s barky campaigning tomorrow?

wolly4321 on September 13, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Count on it.

BigWyo on September 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM

You’re supposed to write “count it”, in deference to legendary troll crr6.

cozmo on September 13, 2012 at 9:23 PM

The sodomization was mentioned yesterday, but no one in the media has said a dag blamed word on it!

The ruse that kindly Libyans were carrying his ‘live’ body to a hospital is CRAP! Our Ambassador was already dead, his lips were purple…

THEY PARADED HIS BODY AS A DAMN TROPHY!!!

It is well known that Islamists love to sodomize the dying and dead.

Look what they did to Quadaffi…

Scrumpy on September 13, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Small mercies indeed. This nation is outraged. Enough.

Philly on September 13, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Hillary under the bus

gerrym51 on September 13, 2012 at 9:24 PM

Mr Stevens, it is believed, was left in the building by the rest of the staff after they failed to find him in dense smoke caused by a blaze which had engulfed the building. He was discovered lying unconscious by local people and taken to a hospital, the Benghazi Medical Centre, where, according to a doctor, Ziad Abu Ziad, he died from smoke inhalation.

Small mercies.

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Taken to the hospital, my a$$.

JPeterman on September 13, 2012 at 9:24 PM

And the hippies thought they hated Nixon….

I’d just lock that despicable excuse for a human being masquerading as president in a room with Michell Malkin for 5 minutes. No trial needed.

Impeach the SOB.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:24 PM

He makes me want to puke.

crosshugger on September 13, 2012 at 9:24 PM

BigWyo on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

And Gallup is an independent polling organization. Your point?
(Not being derisive here. I know what you’re getting at and I knew the Ind is British. I’m just not so sure that matters to this Admin.)

BKeyser on September 13, 2012 at 9:24 PM

I see Allahpundit likes to shoot first and aim later. – Baracka Obama

ButterflyDragon on September 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Who needs to aim when you have a target rich environment provided by BHO.

chemman on September 13, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Obama partied and people died.

Electrongod on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Well, I think we really need to look at the big picture here. Obama went to Vegas to wheedle money out of some brain dead morons to help with his campaign.

The few million he’s gonna get there might just make the difference that will enable The Jug Eared King to complete his grand plan..

Every dollar counts.

Just imagine what he’s got planned without that whole ‘get re-elected’ thing hanging over his head.

Flexible anyone??

BigWyo on September 13, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Ho-ly crap.

Othniel on September 13, 2012 at 9:25 PM

That American blood is on Obama’s hands. Period!!

sadsushi on September 13, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Hillary under the bus

gerrym51 on September 13, 2012 at 9:24 PM

Will be hard for Obama to do that. Bill Clinton won’t sit idly by and watch that happen.

Mark1971 on September 13, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Exit question: Any word from the White House on whether Obama regrets not attending a daily intel briefing since September 5? I know he supposedly reads his briefing instead, but he’s been super busy lately doing interviews with morning-show DJs and scheduling appearances on Letterman, so maybe he hasn’t had time.

I don’t think he is in charge AP, so whether he meets with them or reads them doesn’t matter. That’s my opinion. I had this man’s number as soon as I heard him speak. Anyone that has to have a teleprompter to read speeches that someone else writes said it all to me.

Who the power(s) are behind the throne I don’t know. I just pray he and they are removed.

bluefox on September 13, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Barack Obama is intentionally diminishing this country. From downsizing the military to massive borrowing to stopping the XL pipeline it’s all intended to weaken us. He’s a Manchurian candidate. Is Soros the puppeteer?

Charlemagne on September 13, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Funny. Yesterday I thought State kinda thru Cairo under the bus. Now it looks like Exec will be throwing State under the bus. Good thing they had the bus modified; it was getting pretty crowded under there.

BKeyser on September 13, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Bush blow up da owl.

Count it.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:26 PM

I want to know why Obama isn’t getting his ass handed to him for running off to Vegas yesterday. The arrogant audacity of this tool! He knows his pals in the press aren’t going to Rat him out so he feels like he can do any damn thing he wants! I am feeling all kinds of Michelle Malkin right now.

BettyRuth on September 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM

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