Right-Wing Benghazi Conspiracy Theories Destroyed

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#2 May 10, 2013
Alan Colmes, the liberal commentator from FOX NEW You posted something from the Evil FOX NEWS!! HAHAHA! You liberal suckups are really reaching for straws!
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#3 May 10, 2013
Seems he's proven you lied....again/always. Poor coward....HAHAHAHHAHHHAHHAHA ~!

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#7 May 11, 2013
Demystifying Schmahl Myth wrote:
Right-Wing Benghazi Conspiracy Theories Destroyed By Star Witnesses
This will stink for years to come. Smoke/Fire
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#8 May 11, 2013
Yep....

Of course, the terrorists are responsible for both and the wing nuts are going DOWN IN FLAMES.....

Sorry senile gal, your blather is unimportant/uninformed and America is done with your greedy ways.
Demystifying Schmahl Myth

Minneapolis, MN

#9 May 11, 2013
Right-Wing Benghazi Conspiracy Theories Destroyed By Star Witnesses

By Alan with 88 comments May 9, 2013 08:28

Listening to the shrieking Obama haters, you’d think the testimony of whistle blowers would be the end of his presidency. Not quite.

These myths were destroyed:

1. F-16s could have been sent to Benghazi

Gregory Hicks — a Foreign Service Officer and the former Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya — claimed during his pre-hearing testimony that fighter jets could have been flown over Benghazi, preventing the second wave of the attack from occurring.

Ranking Member Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) questioned that statement, asking Hicks whether he disagreed with Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff Gen Martin Dempsey’s assessment that no air assets were in range the night of the attack. Hicks didn’t disagree, saying he was “speaking from perspective” and what “veteran Libyan revolutionaries” told him, rather than Pentagon assessments.

2. Hillary Clinton signed cables denying additional security to Benghazi

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) used her time to take issue with this claim, asking all three witnesses about standard protocol for cables leaving the State Department. All three agreed with Maloney, that the Secretary of State’s name is placed at the bottom of all outgoing cables and telegrams from Foggy Bottom, whether the Secretary has viewed them or not, shooting down the GOP claim.

3. A Special Forces Team that could have saved lives was told to stand down

During questioning, Hicks confirmed that the team was ready to be deployed — not to join the fighting at the CIA annex — but “to secure the airport for the withdrawal of our personnel from Benghazi after the mortar attack.” Hicks also confirmed that it was the second such team to be readied for deployment, with the first having proceeded to Benghazi earlier. Despite the second team not deploying, the staff was all evacuated first to Tripoli, then to Germany, within 18 hours of the attack taking place.

4. The State Department’s Accountability Review Board isn’t legitimate

When asked point blank about the recommendations of the Board…the witnesses didn’t cooperate with the GOP narrative.“Absolutely,” Eric Nordstrom, the Regional Security Officer for Libya prior to the assault in Benghazi, answered when asked if he believes implementing the recommendations would improve security.“I had an opportunity to review that along with other two committee reports. I think taken altogether, they’re fairly comprehensive and reasonable.” Hicks, when questioned, said that while he had some issues with the process by which the Board gathered its information, he demurred on criticizing the report itself.
Neither of my Teeth

Seattle, WA

#12 May 11, 2013
You lie and walk on their graves for politics and terrorists killed 4 people...
goose

Minneapolis, MN

#14 May 12, 2013
For Politics Slew? THAT was the Obama admin!
Neither of my Teeth

Seattle, WA

#15 May 12, 2013
Nice copycatting, you're incapable of intelligence...you know that, right ?
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#17 May 12, 2013
Poor Capt,

Find some illegals, hire them, tell yourself you're an "American man", while you're not.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#20 May 13, 2013
Nope....

If fact, I'd be surprised to see Buddy Hackett say it, since he's dead...

Of course, the terrorists are responsible for both and the wing nuts are going DOWN IN FLAMES.....

Sorry senile gal, your blather is unimportant/uninformed and America is done with your greedy ways.

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