CBS Asks: Where are the Benghazi survivors?

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Sharryl Atkinson of CBS noted the six month passing of the September 11th, 2012 terrorist attack on a Benghazi mission that left four dead, including American Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

While so many in the mainstream media seem all-too-eager to brush past this unsightly entry in the president’s legacy, Atkinson has been persistent directing the right questions at the administration. Recently, the CBS reporter asked,“where are the Benghazi survivors?”

According to the administration, the Benghazi survivors were not free to granted interviews during an FBI investigation into what happened. Initially, the FBI submitted reports to Congress of survivor accounts that were so heavily redacted that an unnamed source called the unreleased documents “useless.”

Less redacted reports show that the Obama administration circulated talking points to mitigate the fallout from the terrorist attack, such as by calling “attacks” the less provocative “demonstrations.” Of course, the administration later had to concede that there weren’t even any demonstrations in Benghazi the night of 9/11/12.

Although GOP politicians like senators McCain and Graham demanded more answers on what happened at Benghazi prior to approving all of the president’s Cabinet nominees, it appears that there are still many unknowns. Such as: how it was that four Americans at a diplomatic installation in the middle of a recent warzone were left to die during a more-than-eight-hour siege?

As the Chief of Staff Martin Dempsey conceded, along with then-CIA Director Leon Panetta, no military aid was even sent to Benghazi during that time frame. This seems like an astonishing admission, but the mainstream media have mostly yawned.

Sharryl Atkinson should keep hot on the trail of the truth about what happened. As she tweeted recently, there is still a lingering push to get justice for these four brave servicemen abandoned by the U.S. government to die in a Libyan hell-hole:

As Sharryl Atkinson relates regarding the most transparent administration, ever:

"CBS News has filed multiple Freedom of Information requests for Benghazi-related material, but none has been provided. Judicial Watch, a watchdog group, is suing the U.S. government in an attempt to receive some of the denied information."

Maybe if some of these survivors were brought to Capitol Hill to testify, there would be a little more pressure to be forthright with the American people. Until then, we need more reporters to emulate Atkinson’s relentless pursuit of the facts, regardless of where they lead.
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-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
Sharryl Atkinson of CBS noted the six month passing of the September 11th, 2012 terrorist attack on a Benghazi mission that left four dead, including American Ambassador Christopher Stevens.
While so many in the mainstream media seem all-too-eager to brush past this unsightly entry in the president’s legacy, Atkinson has been persistent directing the right questions at the administration. Recently, the CBS reporter asked,“where are the Benghazi survivors?”

http://www.ijreview.com/2013/03/41310-cbs-ask...
You're kidding!!! Well knock me over with a feather. Maybe this story and the truth will get legs.

One question: If Obama is impeached, can we we get a 'two fer' and through Biden in too? Just don't send him back to DE.

Kudos to Atkinson.

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Today's speech at Ohio State was a sign of fear and weakness, and even Demonrats are smelling it and its potentially damaging effects on 2014. The above remarks by Lynch are unprecedented on this matter.

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You're kidding!!! Well knock me over with a feather. Maybe this story and the truth will get legs.
One question: If Obama is impeached, can we we get a 'two fer' and through Biden in too? Just don't send him back to DE.
Kudos to Atkinson.
It just got better...two hours ago:

CBS Publishes Benghazi Investigation – Pummels Administration

CBS released information on the Benghazi 9-11 massacre today (5-5-2013) that could potentially bring down the Obama Administration.
http://www.topix.com/forum/columbus/TFLOQ5O1S...
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Today's speech at Ohio State was a sign of fear and weakness, and even Demonrats are smelling it and its potentially damaging effects on 2014. The above remarks by Lynch are unprecedented on this matter.
Behave yourself.
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There will be no impeachment.

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Behave yourself.
Drop dead.

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Oliver wrote:
There will be no impeachment.
That's what Nixon's people said 40 years ago. So did Clinton's 15 years ago.
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<quoted text>That's what Nixon's people said 40 years ago. So did Clinton's 15 years ago.
Your prophecies are a joke after you guaran-damn-teed Obama would lose the election.
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<quoted text>Drop dead.
You were warned.

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You were warned.
Drop dead, a-hole.
That ought to wake you up, moron.

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Your prophecies are a joke after you guaran-damn-teed Obama would lose the election.
That's how a stolen election works.

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Today's speech at Ohio State was a sign of fear and weakness, and even Demonrats are smelling it and its potentially damaging effects on 2014. The above remarks by Lynch are unprecedented on this matter.
The same fear and weakness he was showing pre-election? Like when he cried at the podium on the night before election day?
Well, you're right. His party will drop him and Hillary in quick order.

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Oliver wrote:
There will be no impeachment.
No, most likely a regsignation filled will denials of any wrong doing, but saying he is stepping down for 'the good of the country.''Give them a chance to unite.'

Which is ironic given he's been the most divisive president in history.

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