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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I would not be surprised if Stevens was simply a sad but necessary casualty of Obama’s agenda to unleash the Middle East and ultimately destroy Israel and the US and that is why they show no remorse.

There is something much bigger at work here and we are only scratching the surface on this disaster!

katy on September 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM

the Orioles are probably a better story than Obama.

Obama was a great story…four years ago

Slade73 on September 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Incompetent goof-ups.
Blundering amateurs.
Out to lunch idiots.

They keep talking about Romney’s campaign gaffes.
Oblockhead’s entire prezuhduncy has been one big 4-year GAFFE.

stukinIL4now on September 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Hey LFOD where you at? I got a serious bone to pick with you, come out of hiding…

You pis*ed me off this morning and I am still not calmed down YET!

Scrumpy on September 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM

What will an Obama reelection bring? Will the US split into a Blue half and Red half? Two separate countries? Obama isn’t fit to lead anything or anyone.

Charlemagne on September 13, 2012 at 9:28 PM

This is really startling. It’s almost unbelievable that they wouldn’t have acted. Anyhow, it may not have mattered as the terrorists new where the safe house was. One of those Libyan guards was a turn coat, they new to find him and execute his arse.

rubberneck on September 13, 2012 at 9:28 PM

Jake Tapper, you’re up:

“Why did the State Department not take defensive measures in the face of credible intelligence that our embassies were going to be attacked?

Uh…sir, come back. SIR!”

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Come on people he can’t run the country and have parties in Vegas at the same time.

WisCon on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

this has been one of the most disgusting displays of MSM bias ive ever seen…..the romeny thing simply wont die..they wont let it (anfd he was right to boot). Any reporter worth his salt should be screaming at the white house demanding to know why the president is not taking questions on this…and now we see this polling with obama up in the swing states by more of a margin than in 08?..WTH is going on? Is this Bizzaro world?

lostinjrz on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Hey LFOD where you at?
Scrumpy on September 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Who is LFOD?

cozmo on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Bush kept us safe after 9-11. Obama not so much.

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Earlier today reports stated that the two Marines weren’t even allowed live ammo, if true, that should be a court martial offense laid right at Obama’s feet.

Those Marines’ lives were carelessly wasted! What did they tell the Marines – Put on your dress uniform white gloves, hold up your hand and yell at the mob of terrorists “Stop, in the name of the law”?

RJL on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 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

Ah…You know the way things are going, it wouldn’t surprise me if Holder did try some kind of legal action…

BigWyo on September 13, 2012 at 9:30 PM

Hey sesqui, so much heartache here tonight, huh?

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:30 PM

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

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:20 PM

See, here is the thing, Bishop…I don’t think that POSGRP really did know! HE DOESN”T ATTEND HIS OWN NATIONAL SECURITY BRIEFINGS! I believe that it is purposeful dereliction of duty. He doesn’t care…no that is not right. He does care about destroying our country. He needs and wants America to be brought down to it’s knees. This is plausible deniability! Don’t you see…it is all part of his plan. Where you get it right is that the A$$hole media is his accomplice to this horrid nightmare! They must be stopped!

texgal on September 13, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Coming soon from Politico…”Republican insiders say Romney not interested in defending embassies…backed up by Gallup poll…in swing states!!!”
AP wets pants…

winston on September 13, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Obama needs to focus like a laser on his new non-job. Lecturing and being an idiot.

Slade73 on September 13, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Criminy – I’m just an average gal and even I could have predicted that in two muslim countries undergoing upheaval that the radical muslims there might be a tad rowdy on 9/11 . Of course if I were King Putt , I wouldn’t worry about a few dead Americans interfering with my re-coronation plans, not when I have my minions in the media following my every political fart with industrial strength Fabreeze.

natasha333 on September 13, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Empty Chair is covered in American blood …

Pork-Chop on September 13, 2012 at 9:31 PM

I’m not even surprised.

Isn’t that sad.

gophergirl on September 13, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Hillary is going to get hammered for this in 2016.

blammm on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

If this is as bad as it appears, she might be disqualified from even running again.

parteagirl on September 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

cozmo on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

libfreeordie…

Scrumpy on September 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

I wonder what it would take to gather the data on Obama’s Cabinet meeting attendance vs. his predecessors; meeting with his blue ribbon panels (like jobs panel?); with his military staff. We already know he can ignore or skim his intelligence briefs.

After all is is the Lightworker. /s

skeeter on September 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

the Orioles are probably a better story than Obama.

Obama was a great story…four years ago

Slade73 on September 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Half of the voting populace being fooled into voting for a hardcore Socialist-leaning community organizer with zero credible leadership experience and an obvious paper trail of shady characters and illegal actions is NOT a “great story.”

Obama was a national tragedy four years ago.

Myron Falwell on September 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

I find it troubling but not surprising that we are learning of this through a British news source and nadda from the alphabet soup news stations here at home.

FontanaConservative on September 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Exit question: Where is the evidence that a film has anything to do with these protests? Normally, the media splashes up pictures of posters, but these are conspicuously absent.

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

This is going to mean some relentless, intense scrutiny by the MSM:
Joe McGinnis is going to move next door to the Romneys.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 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

An underling will take the fall for Hillary. Some excuse for the intel not getting to her.

Wethal on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM

The only thing keeping Hillary from going under the bus is Bill Clinton.
Obama needs him.

Before Obama goes down though Hillary is going under.

She was almost free of this nightmare president.

bailey24 on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Trolls to disappear suddenly.

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:05 PM

You could hear the bushes rustle as they crawled away. One was heard to whisper “Retreat,retreat. Bishop is here, and he was first. Axelrod didn’t say anything about this”.

Yoop on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM

libfreeordie…

Scrumpy on September 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Ah, thanks. Tired, brain is kind of slow.

Which thread? I had to do real work today.

cozmo on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM

This article fro the Independent is not noted in any newspaper or TV news network so far.

bayview on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM

I hope Romney responds to this news as well. You know the LSM will go after him for it, but the American people will hear what he`s talking about and say “Wait, WHAT?! Our government was warned?!”

ThePrez on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 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

I read that it had just been in English and just last week someone dubbed it into Arabic. Surely would like to know who did that.
However, I agree with Sarah, just a red herring.

bluefox on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM

RJL on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

I had heard about Marines in Egypt not being allowed to have ammo. Was that true in this case as well? I’m finding that very hard to believe…but then, all of this is hard to believe.

dont taze me bro on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Obama needs to focus like a laser on his new non-job. Lecturing and being an idiot.

Slade73 on September 13, 2012 at 9:31 PM

I wouldn’t be shocked if NBC hired Obama to replace Matt Laurer on “Today.” Perfect fit, no?

Lecturing and being an idiot… that’s Bidenopolis’s job…

Myron Falwell on September 13, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Earlier today reports stated that the two Marines weren’t even allowed live ammo, if true, that should be a court martial offense laid right at Obama’s feet.

RJL on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

There were no Marines at the Libyan consulate. None. He had 2 former SEALS with him.

The ‘no ammo’ reports today were concerning the Egyptian embassy. No word yet on whether this policy applied to Libya as well.

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Hillary is going to get hammered for this in 2016.

blammm on September 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM

If this is as bad as it appears, she might be disqualified from even running again.

parteagirl on September 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

The only RUNNING that Hillary is going to do is AWAY – she is just as responsible as obama for these four dead Americans – and just like obama, she will never admit it.

Pork-Chop on September 13, 2012 at 9:35 PM

this has been one of the most disgusting displays of MSM bias ive ever seen…..the romeny thing simply wont die..they wont let it (anfd he was right to boot). Any reporter worth his salt should be screaming at the white house demanding to know why the president is not taking questions on this…and now we see this polling with obama up in the swing states by more of a margin than in 08?..WTH is going on? Is this Bizzaro world?

lostinjrz on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

This has been Bizarro World for a long, long time now.

squint on September 13, 2012 at 9:35 PM

I’m sure this has something to do with the evil scourge of BushCheneyHalliburtonBloodForOilMilitaryIndustrialComplex!!111!

Good Solid B-Plus on September 13, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Here is a little info on the MCESG Marines that should have been protecting our consulate in Benghazui:

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/agency/usmc/msgbn.htm

Protecting our diplomatic personnel is what these detachments exist for. For them not to be in a effed up place like Lybia is unforgivable. I can’t wait to hear the bullspit excuse tomorrow. Oh wait, we won’t even get to hear the steaming pile because no one will bother to question the administration.

What’s the over/under on an administration official going on Fox News Sunday to face the music?

toliver on September 13, 2012 at 9:35 PM

f 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

Ditto. Or just plain going off the grid.

DrStock on September 13, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Apparently there’s something brewing in Asia right now with China sending ships to some disputed islands. Anybody know anything about this?

Mark1971 on September 13, 2012 at 9:36 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

Good one!! I heard that on one of the talk shows today, think it was Hannity, LOL

bluefox on September 13, 2012 at 9:36 PM

kit9 on September 13, 2012 at 9:18 PM

The proper term is Koranimal

dirtengineer on September 13, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Does anyone else feel like we are in the twilight zone? When o when is this miserable man going to be held to account for this mess?

sandlin71 on September 13, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Taken to the hospital, my a$$.

JPeterman on September 13, 2012 at 9:24 PM

I’m sure network foreign correspondents will clear it all up for us. It’s a certainly the State Department never will.

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 9:36 PM

McCain on Hannity now

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:36 PM

They raped and tortured and killed our ambassador & Obama went to Vegas.

How do those media lap dogs live with themselves?

batterup on September 13, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Will Hillary have to take the fall?

Wethal on September 13, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Is she any less guilty? She is in charge of the department. Sounds like the entire crew are incompetent boobs.

whbates on September 13, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Good one!! I heard that on one of the talk shows today, think it was Hannity, LOL

bluefox on September 13, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Rush aired it around 11 a.m. PST.

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 9:37 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

Really?? Who’s gonna do the handing?? The lickspittle a$$holes that never vetted the sorry sob back in 08?? The very same people that are even now actively trying to get the f#*ker re-elected??

BigWyo on September 13, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Anyone doubt Bibi knew, hence meeting request?

War looms LARGE.

wolly4321 on September 13, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Was Bachmann right?

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Aw, Juan McCain refusing to rake Barack over the coals.

SouthernGent on September 13, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Dereliction of Duty

Saltysam on September 13, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Hey sesqui, so much heartache here tonight, huh?

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:30 PM

It’s gone.

VegasRick on September 13, 2012 at 9:39 PM

The only thing keeping Hillary from going under the bus is Bill Clinton.
Obama needs him.

Before Obama goes down though Hillary is going under.

She was almost free of this nightmare president.

bailey24 on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Of course. If Hillary has to leave, so does Bill. So someone else will go under the bus.

Wethal on September 13, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Charlemagne on September 13, 2012 at 9:16 PM

I agree. Strange the Citizens are more outraged than members of Congress. I hear Allen West….thinking…..who else?

bluefox on September 13, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Mccain giving a beat down to Hannity

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:40 PM

OMG…lol. McCain arguing with Hannity defending Clintonbama. Bwahahahaha…Hannity cut him off…lmao.

SouthernGent on September 13, 2012 at 9:41 PM

McCain saying that Morsi went to Tehran and condemned Assad.

McCain “carefully calibrate whether our assistance will help or hurt” – advocating against cutting off aid to Egypt because we need to preserve the relationship.

Hannity – why didn’t we see Muslim Brotherhood bringing Sharia?

McCain – Not sure MB wants Sharia.

Hannity criticizes extremists in Libya. McCain: Libyan people are our friends.

McCain strongly tells Hannity he is wrong. Tells Hannity that the elections in Libya were free and fair.

McCain – Largest nation in Arab world is something we have to carefully calibrate.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Exit question: Where is the evidence that a film has anything to do with these protests? Normally, the media splashes up pictures of posters, but these are conspicuously absent.

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Have any of you watched the trailers? They are still up on youtube. Honestly, they are really rather stupid. This film thing is nothing but a ruse to kill and attack us. The fact that our dear leaders keep apologizing for it is insane. Seriously, it is not offensive…it is vacuous!

texgal on September 13, 2012 at 9:41 PM

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.

They always did release a video to coincide with al qaeda attacks. Now that the jihadis are actually controlling these nations, they’d want to keep the notion of al qaeda prominent so that we stay invested in chasing cave dwellers. The Muslim Brotherhood need the presence of an “al qaeda”, and the Democrats need them too, as something from which to distinguish the rest of Islam, particularly the “Arab Spring” winners.

Buddahpundit on September 13, 2012 at 9:42 PM

There is so much to hammer Obama and Hillary on today, and BOR and Hannity are bumbling on about ridiculous topics.

God help us.

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:42 PM

McCain beat-down on Hannity.

Basically told Hannity to be patient and don’t jump to conclusions on Libyan and Egyptian govts.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Mccain giving a beat down to Hannity

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:40 PM

My TV showed it the other way around.

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 9:42 PM

OMG…lol. McCain arguing with Hannity defending Clintonbama. Bwahahahaha…Hannity cut him off…lmao.

SouthernGent on September 13, 2012 at 9:41 PM

you watch fox…lol

Slade73 on September 13, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Bush kept us safe after 9-11. Obama not so much.

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Yes, *after* 9/11.

If only George Bush had a PDB before 9/11 that said that the FBI had collected information that “indicates patterns of suspicious activity in this country consistent with preparations for hijackings”, it could have been prevented altogether.

bileduct on September 13, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Wow, what a mess.

FORWARD!!!!

BigWyo on September 13, 2012 at 9:43 PM

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

Philly on September 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Yes, I read this earlier today. Kerry Picket reported on it yesterday, iirc.

The report was unconfirmed at the time. Perhaps Hannity does have it confirmed.

The story that Hillary gave yesterday which was more of a memorial didn’t make sense because she said Stevens was taken to a hospital. There were other reports that his body was simply dumped to an airport.

It’s impossible, really. We aren’t getting accurate reports, just more WH lies. And that’s what enrages me. Lies, lies, lies, lies to cover for Little Barry. Distractions and diversions from the media who are equally as frantic and insane – to prop up their false idol.

This country is so adrift without leadership and credible news that it’s terrifying.

Cody1991 on September 13, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Was Bachmann right?

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 9:38 PM

A forbidden topic at HA.

JPeterman on September 13, 2012 at 9:44 PM

I had the displeasure of hearing Zero speak today. There was no passion or anger when he spoke of the murders. He sounded like usual, reading just any ol’ thing off the TOTUS; just going through the motions of “presidentin’”. What a sharp contrast to hearing GWB speaking through the megaphone after 9/11!

I cannot begin to verbalize my loathing for that evil charade of a civil servant!

Sasha List on September 13, 2012 at 9:44 PM

If I were the Chinese, I would take the Spratly Islands tonight. 0bama is revealed – now is the time. Watch China move this week to finally seize the Spratlys, after years of feints.

Fasten your seat-belts, folks.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:44 PM

How can this man still be in office? PLEASE, America, vote this bum out!!!

onetrickpony on September 13, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Seriously, it is not offensive…it is vacuous!

texgal on September 13, 2012 at 9:41 PM

See, you are looking at the herring and telling me it’s red. I’m telling you to look for the shark, and ignore the herring. :)

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:44 PM

cozmo on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Page 9 of the QOTD…

Scrumpy on September 13, 2012 at 9:45 PM

I’m sooooooooo boredddd with this story already! What will Kim Kardashian’s fall thong collection consist of?

adurb44 on September 13, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Obama’s deriliction is indisputable, but since he’s such a thin-skinned narcissist, and delegates ALL responsibility, even HE might be really pissed at what his ‘underlings’ have managed to screw up, because of what all of this is doing to his image !!

Do NOT mistake this as excuse-making, just making a point.

Ever come across an egotistical dumbass who’s image is at stake ?

RUN FOR THE HILLS !!

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 9:45 PM

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.

Or maybe he just doesn’t care.

Browncoatone on September 13, 2012 at 9:45 PM

I had the displeasure of hearing Zero speak today. There was no passion or anger when he spoke of the murders.

Sasha List on September 13, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Did he have a grin on his face like Mutt Rmoney did?

bileduct on September 13, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Hannity now hammering the Carter/Obama comparison.

Great stuff!

Ouch – Hannity going for the jugular!

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:45 PM

5 million people are going to hear about it tomorrow from Rush. This is one cat that won’t be contained by the leftist media trash, Bark Boy is in deep trouble.

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:46 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

Are all these tough-talking terrorists and devoted muslims closeted homosexuals too? Is al Qaeda a gay organization?

slickwillie2001 on September 13, 2012 at 9:46 PM

JPeterman on September 13, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Seriously? As in “hammerable offense?”

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Hannity now hammering the Carter/Obama comparison.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:45 PM

I’ve always wondered who the five Hannity viewers were.

bileduct on September 13, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Rumor from a military source has it that our embassy in Cairo was largely evacuated well before the “protests”, indicating that we at a minimum suspected something was up in Cairo.

This would explain a couple of things.

1. Why the State department in Cairo issued its initial apology statement before there were any “protests”.

2. Why whatever armed jihadists there were in the crowd didn’t bother to open fire and attack like they did in Libya, as per the original plan. There was no longer anyone there worth murdering.

farsighted on September 13, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Hey sesqui, so much heartache here tonight, huh?

Bishop on September 13, 2012 at 9:30 PM

haha, you’ve got nothin.

sesquipedalian on September 13, 2012 at 9:47 PM

OMG!!!!!

Video of Jimmy Carter saying, “some politicians shoot first, and ask questions later.”

THAT’S VERBATIM, FOLKS!

Man, what a wicked fear…. what if 0bama is intentionally recreating 1979, and cribbing Carter’s statements on purpose?!

What a coincidence.

And I wouldn’t put it past 0bama.

This is terrifying.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Kimberly Gilfoil is cute, but not so bright.

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:48 PM

We are being governed by pure evil. It’s not incompetence. That’s false flag,

wolly4321 on September 13, 2012 at 9:48 PM

BRIETBART !!
We miss you !!

Release the NEWT !
Release the SUNUNU !

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 9:48 PM

This country is so adrift without leadership and credible news that it’s terrifying.

Cody1991 on September 13, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Ironically, a courageous statement. This hideous truth takes a certain bravery to face.

Saltysam on September 13, 2012 at 9:48 PM

I’m telling y’all, 0bama has been watching old Carter video.

WHY???

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:48 PM

See, you are looking at the herring and telling me it’s red. I’m telling you to look for the shark, and ignore the herring. :)

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:44 PM

It is like a really, really, really, bad Monty Python! So is that a shark or a herring? And why, oh why, are Obama, Hillary, and our State Department apologizing for it? Disgusting!

texgal on September 13, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Seriously? As in “hammerable offense?”

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 9:46 PM

No hammering involved, but that story was never mentioned here, either in the Headlines, nor commented on by our Editors.

Not.One.Time.

JPeterman on September 13, 2012 at 9:49 PM

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

This gets worse as more info comes out. Thanks goodness we have overseas Press. I had read yesterday that no one knew where Stevens was for almost 12 hours. Such evil won’t go unrewarded, here or hereafter.

bluefox on September 13, 2012 at 9:49 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

Oh, they HAVE power !
Unseen, anti-christ power.
Ishmael power.

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Hannity now talking about Sandra Fluke. Someone gag this guy. arrgggg

faraway on September 13, 2012 at 9:49 PM

sesquipedalian on September 13, 2012 at 9:47 PM

So, you’re fine with this?

wargamer6 on September 13, 2012 at 9:50 PM

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