Obama Fired Benghazi Defenders Leaving Them To Fend For Themselves

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    obama needed Stevens there to buy weapons the Libyans took from Qadafis' armories......obama planned on selling them to the Syrian rebels......that is why he didn't want a full platoon of marines defending the Ambassador, he didn't want to draw attention to the illegal activity.
     
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    Stevens was told to leave, and he refused. Bernard Henri Levy started the civil war there and in Syria.
     
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    I watched the movie, 13 Hours and granted it is a movie but I didn't see it that way. Do you have proof? Why would the ambassador choose to stay? What about the CIA ops center? Did they want to stay too?
     
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    I've been looking for a source that backed your claim and couldn't find one. I'm sure
    you could provide your source, thank you in advance.
     
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    Kevin McCarthy hasn’t even been elected speaker of the House yet, and he’s already got himself a political mess. Speaking to Sean Hannity, the current majority leader said this:

    Everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right? But we put together a Benghazi special committee, a select committee. What are her numbers today? Her numbers are dropping. Why? Because she's untrustable. But no one would have known any of that had happened, had we not fought.

    The comments have occasioned much noise, much alleged outrage, and much handwringing. Republicans have been saying, the thinking goes, that the Benghazi committee was a disinterested, careful look into what happened in Libya on September 11, 2012. And now McCarthy has gone and given away the game, admitting it’s a political stunt. That makes it a classic “Kinsley gaffe”: when a politician screws up and accidentally tells the truth.

    Color me unimpressed. The most surprising thing about this quotation is McCarthy’s coining of the word “untrustable.”

    Kevin McCarthy: Benghazi Committee Helped Erode Hillary Clinton's Support - The Atlantic
     
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    His sister said this:
    I do not blame Hillary Clinton or Leon Panetta. They were balancing security efforts at embassies and missions around the world. And their staffs were doing their best to provide what they could with the resources they had. The Benghazi Mission was understaffed. We know that now. But, again, Chris knew that. It wasn’t a secret to him. He decided to take the risk to go there. It is not something they did to him. It is something he took on himself.

    Chris Stevens’s Family: Don’t Blame Hillary Clinton for Benghazi
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    He loved the ME.
     
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    If you want to resign you can leave, but don't expect a ride back stateside.

    Being in Muslim countries is like being at the Alamo at times.
     
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    There was no resource shortage.....they have a huge budget and they sent him there with an intentionally small security staff because they didn't want to bring attention to what they were doing there. He should have had a platoon of Marines, at least.....and he kept asking for more security, that too is a fact and it is a fact that they kept denying him that security.
     
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    Stevens was told to stay away from Benghazi on 9/11. The situation was too volatile. Stevens believed he had a good relationship with the Libyans and went despite the warnings.

    Knowing Its Dangers, Chris Stevens Still Chose to Travel to Benghazi
     
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    They will never hear you.
    You have shit like Penelope calling them drunks.
    They will never understand that when they read about terrorist plots thwarted all over the world - that IT IS GUYS LIKE THESE WHO GET THE INFORMATION that is necessary in order to stop it.
    When Obama let loose literally 1,000's of drone bombs - how did they know where to drop them? GUYS LIKE THESE.
    When during Obama's term they got Bin Laden.... who were the ones investigating on the ground? GUYS LIKE THESE.

    After using GUYS LIKE THESE for 8 years, they were discarded like trash. Abandoned, forced to sign gag orders and had their security clearances removed thereby ending their careers. To protect their hides.
    Even so. GUYS LIKE THESE are still out there. Still getting information to stop those that seek to harm innocents,
    But the regressive left do not care. Nothing you will say will ever change that.
     
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