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Confirmed: Obama Made No Calls, Took No Action During Benghazi Attack

There are 422 comments on the townhall.com story from Feb 16, 2013, titled Confirmed: Obama Made No Calls, Took No Action During Benghazi Attack. In it, townhall.com reports that:

Last week, Lindsey Graham's unrelenting line of questioning compelled Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to confirm under oath that not a single military asset was deployed to help rescue besieged US personnel in the course of a terrorist raid in Benghazi, Libya.

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see the light

El Paso, TX

#224 Mar 2, 2013
Dickweed wrote:
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I've never been anything else.
You may call yourself one,but are really communist at heart.
Dickweed

Santa Rosa Beach, FL

#225 Mar 2, 2013
gossamer wrote:
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FDR lied and inched us into the war. No one was bothering us.
In March of 1941, Roosevelt persuaded Congress to pass the Lend-Lease Act. The act allowed the U.S. to lend the Allies war materials in return for repayment after the war. FDR, understanding Britain's desperation, began Atlantic transshipment of materials days before signing the bill.
Using all of his political ingenuity, Roosevelt struggled against the constraints of neutrality. In April, he gave the Navy permission to attack German submarines west of 25 degrees longitude. That same month, the U.S. and Denmark agreed to place Greenland under American protection. In July, the U.S. occupied Iceland. On August 14th, the Selective Service Act, which allowed a peacetime draft, passed Congress by a single vote.
That same August day, the Atlantic Charter was made public. Signed during a secret five-day conference at sea between Roosevelt and Churchill, the charter called for national self-determination and stated that aggressor nations should be disarmed. If this was not a declaration of war, it was close. Roosevelt hoped it would provoke the Germans to war on America.
On September 4, 1941, the first clash came. The Greer, a U.S. destroyer, spotted a German submarine and called in a British plane to bomb it. The sub and the destroyer exchanged fire, with little result. But Roosevelt used the incident to further his intention to get America into the war. On October 17, German subs attacked the U.S. destroyer Kearney as it escorted a British convoy. Several crewmen were injured. On October 31, Nazi subs sank the U.S. destroyer Reuben James, killing 115 men.
A little over a month later, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor would overshadow America's first Atlantic battles. The U.S. would declare war. But in no small way would the Allies' eventual victory in the declared war be attributable to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's prosecution of the unofficial one. With years of public speaking, private maneuvering, political lobbying and presidential action, FDR had helped save Britain and perhaps the world from Nazi domination, all while his country remained at peace.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/fe...
Well...
The way I read it we were being bothered. Bothered by the Allies for help and Bothered by Germans messing with our pals.
It shows I was kinda wrog in saying there was no corelation between the "W fun in the sand war" and WWII. They both started with some presidental deception and a few lies. The corelation stops at Pearl Harbor where the War was officially declared by congress. Something I don't think happened in the Middle East wars. Seems like Isreal takes the place of England as our Ally in trouble in the desert and bothering us for help. Isreal though is more whiney about it, and could handle their own problems, if they would treat the people in Gaza like human beings and use some real diplomacy with the Muslims. Not all are terrorists. England managed to get the IRA to disband without boming Ireland flat.
Think about the pride in their duty the soldiers must have felt when they found the concentration camps. They didn't even really know that they existed.
Now think about the despair our troops felt when they found out they couldn't find what they were looking for in Iraq. they never found Osama in Afganistan either.
The men and women who were part of the WWII war effort were all proud the whole time.
that kind of pride was not attached to Iraq/Afgan. We are all sick of it.
Dickweed

Santa Rosa Beach, FL

#226 Mar 2, 2013
see the light wrote:
<quoted text>You may call yourself one,but are really communist at heart.
Everyone who is not a nutbag Fox News/talk radio honed conservative racist IS a communist

Define communist...use your words not wikipedia's
Dickweed

Santa Rosa Beach, FL

#227 Mar 2, 2013
Oh...I forgot.
As an American I am completely allowed to be a communist. And since you are (or claim to be) an American it is your God given duty to protect my right to be a communist and live free in america.
Becuase I am a free American who can live my life however I see fit.

Define American
see the light

El Paso, TX

#228 Mar 2, 2013
Dickweed wrote:
Oh...I forgot.
As an American I am completely allowed to be a communist. And since you are (or claim to be) an American it is your God given duty to protect my right to be a communist and live free in america.
Becuase I am a free American who can live my life however I see fit.
Define American
You and the Democratic thugs should be tried for treason.
Stanley

Columbus, GA

#229 Mar 2, 2013
Dickweed wrote:
Oh...I forgot.
As an American I am completely allowed to be a communist. And since you are (or claim to be) an American it is your God given duty to protect my right to be a communist and live free in america.
Becuase I am a free American who can live my life however I see fit.
Define American
You are an idiot, clueless and sheltered, living your life in a shoebox, never seeing the results of the BS you promote.
You are spoonfed what to believe like an infant and happy to not have to work to reason anything
Frisbee

Renton, WA

#230 Mar 2, 2013
Stanley wrote:
You are an idiot, clueless and sheltered, living your life in a shoebox, never seeing the results of the BS you promote.
You are spoonfed what to believe like an infant and happy to not have to work to reason anything
Talking to the mirror again?

Go back to watching your Fox News and quit calling other clueless spoonfed infants.

I'd explain hypocrisy to you, but I doubt you can grasp the concept.

Since: Jul 11

Dallas, TX

#231 Mar 2, 2013
see the light wrote:
<quoted text>You and the Democratic thugs should be tried for treason.
Obama should be impeached, then tried for treason. All thiese clueless libtards backing their loser with his un America loser ideas.
Gossamer

Carrollton, GA

#232 Mar 2, 2013
Our dumbass prez would let Americans die before pissin off his Muslim brothers, this is what America elected, please people

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#233 Mar 2, 2013
Gossamer wrote:
Our dumbass prez would let Americans die before pissin off his Muslim brothers, this is what America elected, please people
no, it would be piss poor citizens like you that would dance on the graves of the dead to go after you fellow americans instead of those that killed them

gravedancer cowboy gravedancer...there, i filled in the blanks for you....

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#234 Mar 2, 2013
oops, wrong quote in my post, but it works b[perfectly for both you dumbshit gravedancers....

“Master of Clone Mayhem”

Since: Dec 10

Huntington, WV

#235 Mar 2, 2013
I supported President Obama and had high hopes but he obviously isn't what everyone thought he would be, myself included.
I keep waiting and waiting for him to lead and all we get is excuses and blame.
I think his immaturity and uncompromising stands are his downfall.
President Clinton knew how to get the best of of both sides and make it work for the good of the country, I am beginning to understand that Obama is just a radical, unbending and resolute.
Sad thing is we got 4 MORE YEARS of this foolishness.
Gossamer

Carrollton, GA

#236 Mar 2, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>no, it would be piss poor citizens like you that would dance on the graves of the dead to go after you fellow americans instead of those that killed them
gravedancer cowboy gravedancer...there, i filled in the blanks for you....
No dummazz, Obama failed and must be held accountable. Accountability only works toward the republicans for partisan zombies like you
You would excuse anything as long as they say I'm a "democrat"
Frickin hypocrites the lot of you

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#237 Mar 2, 2013
Gossamer wrote:
<quoted text>
No dummazz, Obama failed and must be held accountable. Accountability only works toward the republicans for partisan zombies like you
You would excuse anything as long as they say I'm a "democrat"
Frickin hypocrites the lot of you
I am not a democrat.

what did obama fail at?

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#238 Mar 2, 2013
CLONE MASTER wrote:
I supported President Obama and had high hopes but he obviously isn't what everyone thought he would be, myself included.
I keep waiting and waiting for him to lead and all we get is excuses and blame.
I think his immaturity and uncompromising stands are his downfall.
President Clinton knew how to get the best of of both sides and make it work for the good of the country, I am beginning to understand that Obama is just a radical, unbending and resolute.
Sad thing is we got 4 MORE YEARS of this foolishness.
Which uncompromising stands were those. please be specific...

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#239 Mar 2, 2013
Gossamer wrote:
<quoted text>
No dummazz, Obama failed and must be held accountable. Accountability only works toward the republicans for partisan zombies like you
You would excuse anything as long as they say I'm a "democrat"
Frickin hypocrites the lot of you
Accountability no matter the party in power, hmmmm, isn't that the way its supposed to be? We are way off track here in this country I think.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#241 Mar 2, 2013
Military Coup wrote:
America needs a MILITARY COUP-MARTIAL LAW. Arrest Congress and put the (so-called)president in Ft. Leavenworth.
yeah, then our deficit would be triple what it is and we;d all be morons...
gossamer

Warren, MI

#243 Mar 2, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Which uncompromising stands were those. please be specific...
If he were a real leader he would have set down and talked with Congress. Instead he leaves it up to them. Then doesn't agree on their ideas. And runs off doing who knows what.

A real leader like Reagan who had both democrat houses made it work. And Clinton with both houses Repulican made it work.

This joke in the white house won't take responsibility for anything.

Fast and furious, Beghazi and now illegal aliens being let out of detention.

Obama doesn't know anything. And then stalls when information is requested.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#244 Mar 2, 2013
gossamer wrote:
<quoted text>
If he were a real leader he would have set down and talked with Congress. Instead he leaves it up to them. Then doesn't agree on their ideas. And runs off doing who knows what.
A real leader like Reagan who had both democrat houses made it work. And Clinton with both houses Repulican made it work.
This joke in the white house won't take responsibility for anything.
Fast and furious, Beghazi and now illegal aliens being let out of detention.
Obama doesn't know anything. And then stalls when information is requested.
What about Benghazi? that was obama's fault? is everything obama's fault to you? you sound exactly like all the people who used to say that about bush II...exactly.

get a life...become a better citizen than just parroting media soundbytes.
Frisbee

Renton, WA

#245 Mar 3, 2013
gossamer wrote:
If he were a real leader he would have set down and talked with Congress. Instead he leaves it up to them. Then doesn't agree on their ideas.
Thanks for demonstrating that you have absolutely no idea how our government works.
You may be able to handle the basics:

http://www.schooltube.com/video/89a42a6866404...

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