Quotes of the day

posted at 8:31 pm on December 30, 2013 by Allahpundit

House lawmakers on Sunday disputed a new report that concludes Al Qaeda played no role in the fatal 2012 terror attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.

The report, published Saturday in The New York Times, found no evidence that Al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had a role in the assault that killed four Americans on Sept. 11, 2012, and stated the attack appeared largely fueled by anger over an American-made anti-Islamic video, as the Obama administration first claimed.

“I dispute that, and the intelligence community, to a large volume, disputes that,” Michigan GOP Rep. Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, told “Fox News Sunday.”

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But a New York Times report published over the weekend has angered sources who were on the ground that night. Those sources, who continue to face threats of losing their jobs, sharply challenged the Times’ findings that there was no involvement from Al Qaeda or any other international terror group and that an anti-Islam film played a role in inciting the initial wave of attacks.

“It was a coordinated attack. It is completely false to say anything else. … It is completely a lie,” one witness to the attack told Fox News.

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[T]here is abundant open-source reporting that contradicts Kirkpatrick’s sweeping claim about “no evidence that Al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had any role in the assault.” And most problematic for this revisionist account, some of that evidence comes from the Times itself in a story the paper published on October 29, 2012.

That story, like this latest one, was a major front-page investigative piece. It reported that “American officials” said the Benghazi attacks “included participants from Ansar al Shariah, al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and the Muhammad Jamal network, a militant group in Egypt.” So according to previous reporting in the Times, the Benghazi attacks included participants from the main al Qaeda affiliate in Libya and a terrorist network in Egypt, and, contrary to Kirkpatrick’s assertion, evidence that both al Qaeda and other international terrorist groups played some role in the assault. Kirkpatrick was presumably aware of that earlier report, since he was credited with contributing reporting from Benghazi.

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Jamal was trained by al Qaeda in the late 1980s, and has been loyal to Ayman al Zawahiri since at least the 1990s. He served as a commander in the Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ), a terrorist group headed by Zawahiri that merged with bin Laden’s enterprise. Jamal left prison in 2011 and quickly got back to work.

The Egyptian press has published some of Jamal’s letters to Zawahiri. In the letters, which were written in 2011 and 2012, Jamal is extremely deferential to Zawahiri. Jamal heaps praise on Zawahiri, seeking the al Qaeda master’s guidance and additional support. Jamal even mentions that he attempted to visit Zawahiri in person, but failed to do so because of restrictions on his travel. So, Jamal writes, he sent an emissary instead.

Jamal’s letters read like status reports. He writes that he has received financing from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), but requires additional funds to purchase more weaponry. Jamal also explains that he had formed “groups for us inside Sinai” and had established “an advanced base outside Egypt in Libya to take advantage of the conditions in Libya after the revolution.”

Jamal’s operations inside the Sinai and Libya included training camps. Some of the trainees from those camps took part in the Benghazi attack.

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The report’s second conclusion — that the attacks were inspired by a video is thin to nonexistent. I have talked with individuals present at the riots in Cairo. They will tell you that the Cairo attacks weren’t even inspired by the video, but by extremists who cared more about the Blind Sheikh than any video. More evidence exists that the attack in Benghazi was premeditated and that the timing was driven by the ambassador’s presence in Benghazi, not by external events.

The report misses the main take-away from Benghazi: The State Department totally misread the threat environment in Benghazi on September 11. The State Department believed that it could engage with radical militias. This is consistent with the State Department’s belief that it could engage constructively with the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, and the extremist regime in Iran. That assumption is just plain wrong. You cannot engage with these extremist elements and expect to influence their behavior.

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The article identified Islamic militia leader Abu Khattala as the ringleader in the attack. Not one sentence in the article explained why the administration allows Khattala to strut freely around Benghazi today. President Obama authorizes drone strikes to kill dozens of Islamists each year. Why is Khattala off-limits? That is the real story

But how many degrees of separation did the NYT count before concluding, “No Qaeda Link Seen?” As extreme, violent Islam has migrated across North Africa, it has attracted many diverse and loosely affiliated militias and gangs. Most seek local or regional power, but are not (yet) a threat to direct American interests. It is up to the administration to decide how to deal with them on a case-by-case basis. We are doing this by strikes in Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia. Why is Khattala a subject of interest to the New York Times, but not an object to be dealt with by the CIA?

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Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.) described the newspaper report as “totally unsatisfactory and completely false” after it turned up no evidence that al Qaeda, or other “international terrorist groups,” was involved in the attack last year that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens…

“The reports by the New York Times was — I don’t know why they put it out unless it was for political reasons, but we thoroughly dispute that story as far as the link to al Qaeda,” he said Monday on Fox News.

“Of course Secretary Clinton was in charge at the time, and you know there are just now a lot of rumors going and pushing about her running for president in 2016,” he said. “So I think they are already laying the groundwork.”

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Kirkpatrick’s claim that the Benghazi attack “was fueled in large part by anger” at the video about Islam seems to rest primarily on what Libyans told him after the fact. These sources can’t entirely be discounted, of course. However, it is surely self-serving for Libyans, almost regardless of their persuasion, to blame the attack on external events, and especially anti-Islamism, rather than on the bloodthirsty extremism of the Libyan attackers themselves.

Kirkpatrick’s heavy reliance on self-serving comments by Libyans that also serve the purposes of Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice, etc, suggests that he had a story he wanted to write and was looking for confirmation of that story.

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For anyone wondering why it’s so important to Republicans that Al Qaeda orchestrated the attack — or how the Obama administration described the attack in its immediate aftermath — the answer is simple. The Republicans hope to tarnish Democratic candidates by making it seem as though Mr. Obama doesn’t take Al Qaeda seriously. They also want to throw mud at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who they fear will run for president in 2016.

Which brings us to one particularly hilarious theme in the response to the Times investigation. According to Mr. Rogers, the article was intended to “clear the deck” for Mrs. Clinton’s presidential campaign. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland of Georgia, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, said today that The Times was “already laying the groundwork” for a Clinton campaign. Other Republicans referred to Mrs. Clinton as our “candidate of choice.”

Since I will have more to say about which candidate we will endorse in 2016 than any other editor at the Times, let me be clear: We have not chosen Mrs. Clinton. We have not chosen anyone.

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While some have cast the story as helpful to Hillary Clinton and the administration, it actually amplifies some of their key failures. It’s pathetic that we failed to heed ample warning signs, including attacks on our own compound. It’s pathetic that we provided such inadequate American security that a small group of attackers were able to breach the gates with ease (It’s telling that the few Americans actually had to run to grab their weapons; they weren’t already armed). It’s pathetic that they had no help under fire. It’s pathetic that one reason why they had no help is that we placed American lives under the protection of Libyan militias. The greenest platoon leader in my regiment in Iraq could have (and would have) devised a better defense. And it’s especially pathetic that Western journalists keep interviewing the prime suspects while our own government either cannot or (more likely) will not do what it takes to bring them to justice.

A sealed indictment? Our enemies tremble in fear.

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The Times clearly sought to put a stamp of finality on the Benghazi debate. But if the goal was to prove that al Qaeda wasn’t involved, basic logic suggests this was a tall order. As the astronomer Carl Sagan once put it, “Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence” (a quote, incidentally, favored by former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in the context of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction). Even if the Times is right, and even if the U.S. intelligence community formally dismisses the idea that al Qaeda planned the attack, there will always be some who wonder if we simply haven’t looked hard enough.

And on the debate will go. Vast amounts of ink have already been spilled about the Benghazi tragedy, and vast amounts will doubtless be spilled in the weeks and months ahead. What we’re not likely to argue much about: Libya itself, a deeply troubled country that Americans once thought was important enough to liberate—and then, scarred by a mysterious attack, left to its fate.

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Hello?

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Hello?

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:37 PM

SHHH

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 8:38 PM

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:37 PM

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SHHH

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 8:38 PM

.
Sorry …..

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Anything to kill Americans…

And get away with it…

Killary.

Electrongod on December 30, 2013 at 8:40 PM

The report’s second conclusion — that the attacks were inspired by a video is thin to nonexistent.

Pete Hoekstra on December 30, 2013 at 3:21 PM (National Review)

.
Always was, except to the “low-information” voters.

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:45 PM

Sorry …..

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Too late now. They know you’re here.

Good luck.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 8:45 PM

Whitewash?

****************** No Boinking Sh*t *****************!!

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Hello?

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:37 PM

.
SHHH

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 8:38 PM
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Sorry …..

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:40 PM

.
Too late now. They know you’re here.

Good luck.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 8:45 PM

.
Well, THANKS ……. for all of your support. . : )

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:48 PM

I’m about to have a hot roast beef and coffee black, to quote an old Post House waitress from 1971…

OmahaConservative on December 30, 2013 at 8:53 PM

The SEALS name was Doughtery, right? The one painting the mortar positions from a roof?

They use IR to laze targets. Spontaneous protesters had the ability to see IR?

That gear isn’t cheap.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Lies.

davidk on December 30, 2013 at 8:57 PM

I’m about to have a hot roast beef and coffee black, to quote an old Post House waitress from 1971…

OmahaConservative on December 30, 2013 at 8:53 PM

OmahaConservative:

Excellent,..I’m having Sirlion Tip Marinated Steak,..and Tea!!

Hey, watch what you eat,..with your wacky dreams, and all!!:)

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:02 PM

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/new-york-times-whitewashes-benghazi_772382.html?nopager=1

Jamal’s operations inside the Sinai and Libya included training camps. Some of the trainees from those camps took part in the Benghazi attack.

More, there:

But how much effort did Kirkpatrick expend to uncover any possible al Qaeda ties? Judging by the Times’s glaring omissions, not much.

Kirkpatrick’s piece totals more than 7,000 words and yet he fingers only one suspect out of the dozens who took part in the attack. Another suspect, an ex-Guantanamo detainee, is briefly mentioned, but only then to dismiss the notion of his involvement.

About as much effort as “triple.” Calling it a “report” is implying it’s reporting something; it’s an article, or even better, sitting on the shelf by “Welcome to the Monkey House.”

03.12: Memo from the Research & Information Support Center titled ‘Progress Elusive in Libya,’ based on open-source reporting, states that in late December 2011 ‘reports indicated that al-Qaeda leadership in Pakistan had sent ‘experienced jihadists to Libya to build a new base of operations in the country. Between May and December 2011, one of these jihadists had recruited 200 fighters in the eastern part of the country. Documents seized in Iraq indicate that many foreign fighters who participated in the Iraqi insurgency hailed from eastern Libya. This small batch of fighters would have been dealt with quickly by a central authority, were it in place. Until a stronger national army or guard force is developed, rural Libya will remain fertile territory for terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.’

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2013/05/benghazi-definitive-timeline.html

al Qaeda. We knew for a long time that al Qaeda was setting up camp. If it has to be “al Qaeda affiliate,” fine — but the particular attack on 9/11 wasn’t Mohammed from 6th street, angry over a movie.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:03 PM

MeanWhile,….BeYonce essential says Git over it..(sarc)
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Beyoncé Slammed for Sampling Shuttle Tragedy on New Album
Dec. 30, 2013
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Beyoncé has been labeled “insensitive” by some current and former NASA astronauts and their families for sampling audio from the space shuttle Challenger disaster for a love song off her newly released album.

Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from the Kennedy Space Center Jan. 28, 1986. All seven crewmembers aboard were killed.

“Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction,” now-retired NASA public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt said as the nation watched wreckage fall toward the ocean on live television.

Twenty-seven years later, Nesbitt’s voice is heard at the beginning of the video for Beyoncé’s new song “XO,” about a troubled relationship. The singer has said that “XO” was written and produced by Ryan Tedder and Terius Nash, who goes by the stage name The Dream.

The audio clip is short, lasting six seconds.
(More…)

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/beyonce-slammed-sampling-shuttle-tragedy-album/story?id=21365376#.UsF4LPT5qR4.twitter
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Beyoncé – XO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xUfCUFPL-8

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:07 PM

“Yeah, that’s a mean video, and hey, I happen to have a trained mortar team over here watching the ball game. Let’s go see if we can find a CIA annex to attack and, who knows, maybe there’s an ambassador or somebody around that we can kill while we’re at it. I am sorely steamed about that video. It’s okay, we can TiVO the game.

Nah, we can’t do signs. I don’t have any poster board left from the camel wash last week. We’ll just have to do without signs. We can tell them later why we were pissed. It’s the New York Times, dude, they’ll believe anything.”

IndieDogg on December 30, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Well, THANKS ……. for all of your support. . : )

listens2glenn on December 30, 2013 at 8:48 PM

I have Sophie to think about. You’re on your own.

Here — here’s some emergency Cheetos in case you need to go to ground for awhile. That’s all I can do.

I’ll be standing way, way over there.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:09 PM

Dinner menus, huh? OK, I had a rare grilled sirloin burger, tater tots, spinach salad, and a cold Sam Adams Boston Lager.

Need rare beef blood… The tank needs fuel. Amateur Nite is tomorrow… vodka zombie apocalypse…

PointnClick on December 30, 2013 at 9:12 PM

LOL, and now the Clinton campaign can simply claim every time it comes up that ‘it has already been well established that there were no terrorist ties in that attack’, you see… next question, you nutters.

/

Midas on December 30, 2013 at 9:18 PM

If anything, the NYT article shows that Team Clinton knows that Benghazi is her Achilles Heel and the gray rag’s transparent attempt to inoculate her this far out is the “tell”. It may also mean that they know, Clinton and the NYT, that some really incriminating shit’s about to come out and soon.

TXUS on December 30, 2013 at 9:18 PM

al Qaeda. We knew for a long time that al Qaeda was setting up camp. If it has to be “al Qaeda affiliate,” fine — but the particular attack on 9/11 wasn’t Mohammed from 6th street, angry over a movie.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:03 PM

Axe:0
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With the AQ/Afghanistan/Benghazi Ordeal,..I’m convinced the MSM/
DNC/WH,…has thrown Lara Logan Under da Bus??:)
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Part 1/2 – CBS’s Lara Logan: The Obama Administration Is Lying To You About Afghanistan

Published on Oct 11, 2012

http://wizbangblog.com/2012/10/11/cbs
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Following up her 60 Minutes report of a resurgent Taliban and al-Qaida presence in Afghanistan, CBS’s Lara Logan addressed a government watchdog group in Chicago this week and exposed the real story behind the story… the Obama administration is lying to the American public about the threat posed by radical Islamic terrorist bent on our destruction. Far from being defeated, as Obama would have you believe, the enemy is back and bolder than ever.

Laura Washington of The Chicago Sun Times sums up Logan’s speech:

“Her ominous and frightening message was gleaned from years of covering our wars in the Middle East. She arrived in Chicago on the heels of her Sept. 30 report, “The Longest War.” It examined the Afghanistan conflict and exposed the perils that still confront America, 11 years after 9/11.
Eleven years later, “they” still hate us, now more than ever, Logan told the crowd. The Taliban and al-Qaida have not been vanquished, she added. They’re coming back.

…”There is this narrative coming out of Washington for the last two years,” Logan said. It is driven in part by “Taliban apologists,” who claim “they are just the poor moderate, gentler, kinder Taliban,” she added sarcastically. “It’s such nonsense!”

…She made a passionate case that our government is downplaying the strength of our enemies in Afghanistan and Pakistan, as a rationale of getting us out of the longest war. We have been lulled into believing that the perils are in the past: “You’re not listening to what the people who are fighting you say about this fight. In your arrogance, you think you write the script.”
Our enemies are writing the story, she suggests, and there’s no happy ending for us.

..Logan even called for retribution for the recent terrorist killings of Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, and three other officials. The event is a harbinger of our vulnerability, she said. Logan hopes that America will “exact revenge and let the world know that the United States will not be attacked on its own soil. That its ambassadors will not be murdered, and that the United States will not stand by and do nothing about it.”

Watch the whole speech below and remember that’s coming from a member of the mainstream media. Imagine what she could do if she were the moderator for the Presidential debate that will focus on foreign policy…

Perhaps that explains why the President prefers to be interviewed on The View and sports talk radio shows than by real journalists

Just search for videos of “David Wood Acts17″ and “Robert Spencer” on Youtube. Seach these videos watch these videos yourself. Check the Quran & Hadith references they are mentioning. This will show you real TRUTH about Islam & Muhammad.

News Category: Prophet Muhammad Trailer Movie film Islam Quran Koran Islam Quran Jesus Violence India USA America Lybia Afganistan Zakir Naik Obama Pakistan Attack

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwB1Z8SOdU0

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:19 PM

but the particular attack on 9/11 wasn’t Mohammed from 6th street, angry over a movie. Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:03 pm

With the ability to detect being painted by IR, and accurately redirect mortar fire at night.

*cough, cough, bullshite, cough*

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Bring Out Your Dead:
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Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 10/10/2012
Al-Qaeda is not dead
By Jennifer Rubin
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t strikes many Americans as bizarre that the Obama administration would make up a story — an anti-Muslim video provoked the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the murder of four Americans — when the truth, that it was a planned al-Qaeda attack, was both obvious and explainable (the world remains a dangerous place).

It makes sense only when you see the Libya cover-up in the context of a bigger misrepresentation, that al-Qaeda was nearly extinct. Last week Bloomberg reported:

Terrorist groups in Mali and Yemen that are affiliated with al-Qaeda are “gaining strength,” in large part by taking hostages for ransom, a senior U.S. Treasury official said today.

“The U.S. government estimates that terrorist organizations have collected approximately $120 million in ransom payments over the past eight years,” said David Cohen, the Treasury Department’s undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, in a speech to the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House in London.

Lara Logan, the CBS reporter brutally assaulted during the Egyptian revolution last year, spoke Tuesday in Chicago about what she called the “lie” that al-Qaeda is weaker, the Chicago Sun-Times reports:

Her ominous and frightening message was gleaned from years of covering our wars in the Middle East. She arrived in Chicago on the heels of her Sept. 30 report, “The Longest War.” It examined the Afghanistan conflict and exposed the perils that still confront America, 11 years after 9/11.

Eleven years later, “they” still hate us, now more than ever, Logan told the crowd. The Taliban and al-Qaida have not been vanquished, she added. They’re coming back. …

The Taliban and al-Qaida are teaming up and recruiting new terrorists to do us deadly harm, she reports.

You see, if al-Qaeda was not decimated by the assassination of Osama bin Laden but has morphed, changed locations, gained a foothold in the Maghreb and remained potent in Afghanistan, the justification for many of Obama’s foreign policy moves (e.g. the severe cuts in defense, the expedited withdrawal from Afghanistan) is undermined. Better to see if the media would buy a “the movie made them do it” excuse to slide through to Nov. 6 than to come clean that much of what the Obama team has been telling us about al-Qaeda and the “Arab Spring” is nonsense.
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/post/al-qaeda-is-not-dead/2012/10/10/e5a3c4ec-12f1-11e2-be82-c3411b7680a9_blog.html

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:21 PM

They watched the whole fvcking thing go down live from sat and drone.

And. Did. Nothing.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:24 PM

AC-130 Spooky Denied:

As was reported earlier by Conservative Report, Cross Border Authority was denied.

Two revelations are deeply troubling:

AC130U Spooky
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First, it is reported that an Army Special Forces team was present with an AC-130U Spooky (also known as a Spectre Gunship) on the tarmac at the airport in Tripoli, Libya. The Spooky is a technologically sophisticated, tactical aircraft, operated by the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command.

It operates under the overall Special Operations Command stationed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, which is reportedly in charge of all military special operations units, including: Army Special Forces, Navy SEALS, Rangers and certain Marine units, as well as the USAF AC-130Us, and “stealth Blackhawks,” used in the Bin Laden raid.

Sp Forces thumbThe AC-130U Spooky is equipped with weapons that sync with laser-designators, like those that Woods, Doherty and Ubben had on that lonely rooftop above the CIA Annex. The laser-designator was used to “paint” the mortar targets during the attack, subsequently claiming the lives of Woods and Doherty, and leaving Ubben without a leg. Had the AC-130U been on station, over the CIA Annex in Benghazi, moments before the mortar rounds were fired, instead of “awaiting further instructions,” the entire outcome of the Benghazi fiasco would have been different.
(More……)
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http://conservativereport.org/benghazi-valerie-jarrett-cic/

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:26 PM

How the OutCome of Benghazi should’ve happened:

Fighter Copters gone wild, (IRAQ)
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2sDNT91Rzw

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:27 PM

And that drone could damned well see that IR paint. Better than anything else on the field.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:27 PM

http://www.pewforum.org/2013/12/30/publics-views-on-human-evolution/

davidk on December 30, 2013 at 9:26 PM

davidk: Seen that, I sent it in earlier:0

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:28 PM

They watched the whole fvcking thing go down live from sat and drone.

And. Did. Nothing.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Oh they did something…

Obama went to bed….busy day coming up…

And the rest combed the internet for an escape goat..

Electrongod on December 30, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Yep. They live by IR.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:31 PM

Arizona, US
38s
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Ex-Attorney General Terry Goddard to run for Arizona secretary of state – @azcentral
see original on twitter.com
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Political party Democratic (1982–present)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Goddard

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:34 PM

And then the caskets came home. 4 backed up hearses for a photo op.

I hate these jackwads.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Yep. They live by IR.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:31 PM

wolly4321:

The waiting for 7 or more hours,thinking that help is a sound
of US AirForce AirPower away is coming,….HAUNTS ME:0

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Goddard runs for everything, Canophor. Ran for governer last time, too.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:38 PM

OC has a hot roast beef.

Axe is thinking about Sophie.

L2G is making a loud noise.

canopfor is posting linkies.

that is what is happening.

/sparknotes

SparkPlug on December 30, 2013 at 9:39 PM

I hate these jackwads.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Wolly, you will appreciate this article… PrimordialOrdered, too…

Burn The F#@%ing System To The Ground

(Language warning)

PointnClick on December 30, 2013 at 9:40 PM

And the rest combed the internet for an escape goat..

Electrongod on December 30, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Electrongod:

I cannot help to think,what the Donkeys did to that
poor goat, as it was a looooooooooooooog night!!:)
(sarc)

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:41 PM

Hmmm. A short post with a link to an article just got moderated… Is there a list of verboten domains?

PointnClick on December 30, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Speaking of the Air Foce:(Kidding)

But it does remind me of Hopey!
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Duffel Blog ‏@DuffelBlog 29 Dec

The big guns. http://ift.tt/JnVqHZ pic.twitter.com/JyvNMY5sWR

https://twitter.com/DuffelBlog/status/417435222511452160/photo/1/large

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:43 PM

That’s the gayest looking terrorist I’ve ever seen.

msupertas on December 30, 2013 at 9:44 PM

They watched the whole fvcking thing go down live from sat and drone.

And. Did. Nothing.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Too bad there wasn’t a nativity scene set up in front of the consulate.

Too bad Duck Dynasty didn’t make some comment about queer ambassadors.

Too bad that Honey Boo Boo didn’t comment on Libya.

Then just maybe the administration would have taken notice.

Happy Nomad on December 30, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Hey Axe,, you have the inside line on this from the 17th(last sighting)

Hope you are with child… ;-)

O_o

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Axe is thinking about Sophie.

SparkPlug on December 30, 2013 at 9:39 PM

I’m going to make her whole year awesome. :)

More awesome. Awesomer.

Hmmm. A short post with a link to an article just got moderated… Is there a list of verboten domains?

PointnClick on December 30, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Yup. I haven’t mapped them, though. They always surprise me, so I ignore it since it almost never hooks me. You can tiny-url that puppy if you are serious about it, though.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Let’s try this again…

I hate these jackwads.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Wolly, you will appreciate this article… Primordial too, should he show up…

Burn The F#@%ing System To The Ground

(Language warning)

PointnClick on December 30, 2013 at 9:46 PM

O_o

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Saw that. :)

Um . . . no. I have no inside line on that. Or any of the other . . .

Listen. Some really weird shit goes down on the web. All I’m saying.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:49 PM

/sparknotes

SparkPlug on December 30, 2013 at 9:39 PM

SparkPlug:

Up Twinkles, er, …Up SparkTwinkles————————-:0

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Check this shit out…’

Via Twitter

David D. Kirkpatrick ‏@ddknyt-

@RichardGrenell we had a reporter on the scene talking to the attackers during the attack- still invaluable

https://twitter.com/ddknyt/status/417799682736525312

dforston on December 30, 2013 at 9:52 PM

let me be clear: We have not chosen Mrs. Clinton. We have not chosen anyone.

Riiiiiiiight…

ddrintn on December 30, 2013 at 9:53 PM

But a New York Times report

Written by the Clinton political machine…

RoadRunner on December 30, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Powerlineblog’s Scott Johnson has a good piece with lots of supportive names/facts that make mincemeat of the NYT’s whitewash.
http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2013/12/fools-and-knaves-new-york-times-edition.php

What we’re not likely to argue much about: Libya itself, a deeply troubled country that Americans once thought was important enough to liberate—and then, scarred by a mysterious attack, left to its fate.

What kind of nonsense is Politico trying to spin here? The Libyan adventure was a scheme cooked up by the troika of Susan Rice-Samantha Power-Hillary Clinton under the phony UN rationale of “protection” of the Libyan people. It had neither the support of the American people nor the approval of Congress.

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 9:54 PM

O/T: Quote, Dan Snyder to Mike Shanahan; “You’re FIRED!”

ExpressoBold on December 30, 2013 at 9:55 PM

PnC- bookmarked.

Language warning?? Lol..

Just perused quickly for flavor,, and instantly gone cheach and chong,,

It’s effing vodka man!!

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:55 PM

No matter how hard the #BitchOfBenghazi and her political machine try to alter the facts and re-write history…

… it will not work.

More to the point…

… what would you call denying continuous calls for more security, removing security details in place, ordering remaining forces in Country and in the immediate region to ‘Stand Down’ during the attack, all while arming Al Qaeda, an organization that is at war with the United States?

The word is not ‘Dereliction of Duty’, a ‘Mistake’, nor an ‘Oversight’…

… It was purposeful, deliberate, ideologically driven ‘Treason’.

Obowma might escape justice because of his skin color and he never knows nothing about anything until he reads it in the papers…

… the #BitchOfBenghazi, not so much.

This… IS… NOT… GOING… AWAY!!!

Seven Percent Solution on December 30, 2013 at 9:55 PM

David D. Kirkpatrick ‏@ddknyt-

@RichardGrenell we had a reporter on the scene talking to the attackers during the attack- still invaluable

https://twitter.com/ddknyt/status/417799682736525312

dforston on December 30, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Huh.

I bet he didn’t mean to say that.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:57 PM

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 8:46 PM

…it’s downright cold…where you’re at today!…the next week doesn’t look warm either!

KOOLAID2 on December 30, 2013 at 9:59 PM

‘…there was no involvement from Al Qaeda or any other international terror group and that an anti-Islam film played a role in inciting the initial wave of attacks….’

Riiiight-and Kristalnacht was just a spontaneous uprising against the Jews.
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annoyinglittletwerp on December 30, 2013 at 10:03 PM

listen. Some really weird shit goes down on the web. All I’m saying. Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:49 PM

Roger that.

Goes on in real life, too.

Like that chick I met on, what the heck was the name of it?
That first social thingy?

Shite,, can’t remember… (beer fuzzy)

Damned! what was it called?

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 10:03 PM

Burn The F#@%ing System To The Ground

(Language warning)

PointnClick on December 30, 2013 at 9:46 PM

PointnClick:A Judge all smacked up on the bench eh!!:)

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 10:04 PM

We knew for a long time that al Qaeda was setting up camp. If it has to be “al Qaeda affiliate,” fine — but the particular attack on 9/11 wasn’t Mohammed from 6th street, angry over a movie.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:03 PM

I can’t repeat this point enough, but Qadaffi (tyrant that we knew him to be) warned Obysmal repeatedly that his (Qadaffi’s) Libyan forces were quelling the jihadist forces/training camps in eastern Libya and that Obysmal would be unleashing a dangerously horrid tempest in eliminating him as strongman.

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:05 PM

David D. Kirkpatrick ‏@ddknyt-

@RichardGrenell we had a reporter on the scene talking to the attackers during the attack- still invaluable

https://twitter.com/ddknyt/status/417799682736525312

dforston on December 30, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Huh.

I bet he didn’t mean to say that.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 9:57 PM

The guy’s digging a deep hole for himself. The NYT knew who the attackers were?

ddrintn on December 30, 2013 at 10:07 PM

Goddard runs for everything, Canophor. Ran for governer last time, too.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:38 PM

wolly4321:Oh,.. a persistent Dem then:)

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 10:07 PM

O/T: Quote, Dan Snyder to Mike Shanahan; “You’re FIRED!”

ExpressoBold on December 30, 2013 at 9:55 PM

Over twelve hours ago, expected, and utterly irrelevant to the QOD.

The perfect squirrel in a hailstorm approach to distract from the real story.

O/T my ass! You want to ignore the real story.

Happy Nomad on December 30, 2013 at 10:07 PM

Threatened with their jobs? Jeebus, 4 men are dead and the entire debacle being whitewashed, come forward already and be able to look at yourself in the mirror again.

Bishop on December 30, 2013 at 10:08 PM

Threatened with their jobs? Jeebus, 4 men are dead and the entire debacle being whitewashed, come forward already and be able to look at yourself in the mirror again.

Bishop on December 30, 2013 at 10:08 PM

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canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Threatened with their jobs? Jeebus, 4 men are dead and the entire debacle being whitewashed, come forward already and be able to look at yourself in the mirror again.

Bishop on December 30, 2013 at 10:08 PM

Ask Vince Foster or Ron Brown about coming forward when Dems are in power. Especially when the Clintons are involved. Bill and Kill have a long list of convenient deaths behind their careers. And a body count greater than a Breaking Bad episode.

Happy Nomad on December 30, 2013 at 10:11 PM

The comments at the NYT are amusing, as usual. The upshot: “The NYT is NOT biased! And those reptilian subhuman Republicans who are trying to harm the party of our Dear Leader should all die horrible deaths!!!!”

ddrintn on December 30, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Australia May not Take Part in Sochi Olympics for Security Reasons, indicates Julie Bishop

http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/532272/20131231/australia-athlete-sochi-winter-olympics-russia-blast.htm

Murphy9 on December 30, 2013 at 10:13 PM

It’s effing vodka, man..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h__PNPrn0Fo&feature=youtube_gdata_player

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 10:13 PM

Sorry for the O/T and particularly the source (HuffPo), but Drudge doesn’t have this news up yet.

There is a train derailment of crude oil causing fiery havoc in ND. Isn’t it about time to abandon shipment of oil via trains and build that much safer pipeline already?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/30/train-derailment_n_4520730.html

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:13 PM

So, the NYT knows who the attackers were? Have they reported that to the FBI? Since they are all over this….

d1carter on December 30, 2013 at 10:15 PM

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 8:46 PM

…it’s downright cold…where you’re at today!…the next week doesn’t look warm either!

KOOLAID2 on December 30, 2013 at 9:59 PM

KOOLAID2: Yup,..Freezing Scrotched Weather:)
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http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/northern-plains-blizzard-dec-28-2013/

Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA
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United Airlines confirms flights to Winnipeg canceled because ‘of extreme low temperatures and ice crystals;’ all flights canceled today – @MeganAtGlobal
see original on twitter.com
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http://www.breakingnews.com/

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 10:16 PM

I remember now. It was myspace.

She wasn’t a Lawyer,, but she was freaky.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 10:17 PM

There is a train derailment of crude oil causing fiery havoc in ND. Isn’t it about time to abandon shipment of oil via trains and build that much safer pipeline already?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/30/train-derailment_n_4520730.html

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:13 PM

onlineanlst:Correct, ..(Video and Imagey):)
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Train derailment near Casselton, ND

http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/train-derailment-near-casselton-nd/

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 10:17 PM

Darrell Issa barks like a Bulldog but shakes like a poodle when it comes time to actually DO SOMEFRICKINTHING!!!

#failnumberfivethousandthreehundredsevengopleadershipteam.

PappyD61 on December 30, 2013 at 10:24 PM

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:13 PM

Now, now. Let’s not get hasty. Billionaires own those trains and have secretaries to pay.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 10:25 PM

Yes he wants RWM really bad but what if she stays away forever.

Tune in every night to see what develops.

hi merm.

SparkPlug on December 30, 2013 at 10:25 PM

I don’t know and I don’t care if it was al Qaeda or an al Qaeda franchise or an al Qaeda affiliate or some other group. Who cares what these muslims call themselves – they are all muslims following islam and the koran.

VorDaj on December 30, 2013 at 10:27 PM

And then the caskets came home. 4 backed up hearses for a photo op.

I hate these jackwads.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 9:35 PM

…and obama/Hillary lied over the caskets, literally.

Schadenfreude on December 30, 2013 at 10:28 PM

Wolly4321:Oh,.. a persistent Dem then:) canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 10:07 PM

They all are. Like an epidemic of bubonic plague.

Ring around the rosie, they all fall down.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 10:30 PM

What the h*ll is wrong with the Obysmal administration?

Another O/T Hagel has been deployed to urge Egypt to be more “inclusive” on behalf of the Muslim Brotherhood.
http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2013/12/30/hagel-deployed-to-press-egypt-on-being-inclusive-toward-muslim-brotherhood/

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:31 PM

Now, now. Let’s not get hasty. Billionaires own those trains and have secretaries to pay.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 10:25 PM

Yes, I understand that Buffett (boo-fay) is not promoting income equality for his staff. /

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:33 PM

Another O/T Hagel has been deployed to urge Egypt to be more “inclusive” on behalf of the Muslim Brotherhood.

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:31 PM

The Egyptian defense minister should tell Putz Obama that he should be more inclusive on behalf of the Tea Party.

VorDaj on December 30, 2013 at 10:35 PM

The following brilliant collage of actual photos put together by Frank Schallmaier at the Dutch Volkskrant, shows two things: a narcissistic, megalomanical, self-absorbed supreme ruler of a socialist paradise and another guy who apparently has an identical taste in propaganda pics.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-12-30/spot-dictator

LOL

Murphy9 on December 30, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Another O/T Hagel has been deployed to urge Egypt to be more “inclusive” on behalf of the Muslim Brotherhood.
http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2013/12/30/hagel-deployed-to-press-egypt-on-being-inclusive-toward-muslim-brotherhood/

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:31 PM

onlineanalyst:Yup,…go to the News Source as they post the
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U.S. defense chief voices concern in call to Egypt army head http://reut.rs/19wUaIR

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canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 10:36 PM

What kind of nonsense is Politico trying to spin here? The Libyan adventure was a scheme cooked up by the troika of Susan Rice-Samantha Power-Hillary Clinton under the phony UN rationale of “protection” of the Libyan people. It had neither the support of the American people nor the approval of Congress.

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Killing Qaddafi had nothing to do with the 3 scumhags. They are a front for obama. Qaddafi was killed for one reason alone – he and a few related lands made a pact to trade his/their oil in other-than-US-dollars…

It’s not that obama cares much about the strength of the US dollar but destroying it too soon/obviously would have destroyed him too, no re-elect.

Schadenfreude on December 30, 2013 at 10:37 PM

UPDATE: ‘Global warming’ scientists forced to admit defeat — because of too much ice…

*Laughs and points*

SparkPlug on December 30, 2013 at 10:38 PM

Turn your backs to the MSM and creat a new playing field.

MT on December 30, 2013 at 10:38 PM

I don’t know and I don’t care if it was al Qaeda or an al Qaeda franchise or an al Qaeda affiliate or some other group. Who cares what these muslims call themselves – they are all muslims following islam and the koran.

VorDaj on December 30, 2013 at 10:27 PM

What difference, at this point, does it make? Nobody is madder than Obama.

Happy Nomad on December 30, 2013 at 10:38 PM

And another O/T: Guess who is contributing handsomely to the GOP “civil war” against the TEA party and conservative-backed candidates?
http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline-on-call/guess-who-s-funding-the-republican-civil-war-20131209

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:38 PM

I think RWM joined a cult.

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Not reported much – traitor Kerry at work for traitor obama...freeing more Palestinian terrorists and the spy who should Never go free.

Schadenfreude on December 30, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Child Pharaoh Obama sics the IRS on any group he thinks might be opposed to him and then has the gall to instruct the Egyptians, or anyone else, to be inclusive. The little psychopath is becoming monstrous intolerable.

VorDaj on December 30, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Ask Vince Foster or Ron Brown about coming forward when Dems are in power. Especially when the Clintons are involved. Bill and Kill have a long list of convenient deaths behind their careers. And a body count greater than a Breaking Bad episode.

Happy Nomad on December 30, 2013 at 10:11 PM

I took a few minutes to read up and refresh my memory on Vince Foster…. that’s a nasty piece of wet work, there.

Astonishing what the elites can get away with…

PointnClick on December 30, 2013 at 10:40 PM

–Apologies; my attention was grabbed by something that looked like Milla Jovovich. It was Milla Jovovich. Anyway, to make a long story slightly less pointless but significantly more self absorbed — brb.

Axe on December 30, 2013 at 10:41 PM

And another O/T: Guess who is contributing handsomely to the GOP “civil war” against the TEA party and conservative-backed candidates?
http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline-on-call/guess-who-s-funding-the-republican-civil-war-20131209

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:38 PM

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canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 10:41 PM

Another O/T Hagel has been deployed to urge Egypt to be more “inclusive” on behalf of the Muslim Brotherhood.
http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2013/12/30/hagel-deployed-to-press-egypt-on-being-inclusive-toward-muslim-brotherhood/

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:31 PM

onlineanalyst:)
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Reuters Politics ‏@ReutersPolitics 29 Dec

U.S. defense chief voices concern in call to Egypt army head http://reut.rs/19wUaIR

https://twitter.com/ReutersPolitics

canopfor on December 30, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Egypt retains entire AlJezeera crew…Hagel is a fool, along with Kerry and all the others.

The Mil. in Egypt declared the Muzzie Brotherhood “enemy of the state” last weekend. They’re all going places.

Schadenfreude on December 30, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Maybe she’s on that GW tour ship..

wolly4321 on December 30, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Hillary and most of her supporters don’t have any family stationed at any of or embassies or consulates. They couldn’t care less that she and Obama let our people die. They are a bunch of Candy Crowleys, desperate to protect the Democrats…nothing more, nothing less.

Christien on December 30, 2013 at 10:46 PM

I think that the Morsi trial coming up is going to reveal quite a bit about the nefarious Muslim Brotherhood, the Morsi/MB rabble-rousing that led to the Benghazi debacle, and the connection of the riots at the Cairo embassy induced by AlQaeda-inspired efforts to free the Blind Sheikh.

onlineanalyst on December 30, 2013 at 10:48 PM

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