Obama Is Wrong… Mideast Protests Were Planned Before YouTube Video Ever Made the Airwaves (Video)

White House Spokesman Jay Carney told reporters today that the Middle East protests were in response to a video.

“These protests were in reaction to a video that had spread to the region… The unrest we’ve seen in the region has been in reaction to a video.”

He’s wrong.
The Muslim protests were planned back in August – before the film was ever released.
The protest in Cairo was organized by the terror group, Jamaa Islamiya.
USA Today reported:

The protest was planned by Salafists well before news circulated of an objectionable video ridiculing Islam’s prophet, Mohammed, said Eric Trager, an expert at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

The protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Cairo was announced Aug. 30 by Jamaa Islamiya, a State Department-designated terrorist group, to protest the ongoing imprisonment of its spiritual leader, Sheikh Omar abdel Rahman. He is serving a life sentence in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center.

When the video started circulating, Nader Bakkar, the spokesman for the Egyptian Salafist Noor party, which holds about 25% of the seats in parliament, called on people to go to the embassy. He also called on non-Islamist soccer hooligans, known as Ultras, to join the protest.

On Monday, the brother of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri, Mohamed al Zawahiri, tweeted that people should go to the embassy and “defend the prophet,” Trager said.

Zawahiri justified al-Qaeda’s 9/11 attacks in an interview with Al Jazeera last month.

The first clip of “Innocence of Muslims” was shown on Al-Nas TV, an Egyptian Islamist television station, on September 8, 2012.

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  • jenny

    “Baghdad Bob” Carney is increasingly more hilarious each day.

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    Is this Imam Obama’s way of having the piglamists start the violence here in America so he can declare marshall law and ‘postpone’ the elections under emergency orders until peace is restored?

    Are we now witnesing ‘the night of the broken glass’ here in America?

  • jainphx

    They know the truth, but why let the truth get in the way of a good lie. Obama sits while Americans die, except for Carter what other President has shown such cowardness.

  • TammyChicago

    Funny how they burn our flag but not our money. They aren’t upset with America or Obama. To prove this, I think Obama should personally head over there to use his wonderful oratory skills to fix this little misunderstanding. I will get my popcorn ready.

  • Stella Baskomb

    This is such an “unexpected” piece of news . . . just like the employment figures for the past 40 months have so often been “unexpectedly” disappointing . . .

    Inept economic management, inept foreign policy management . . .

    Good gracious does America ever need a new government !!

  • donh

    Hillary Clinton …here …..>>> http://americanvisionnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Hillary-embassy-attack-200×200.jpg

    is the one sighted using Bagdad Bob’s patented Hand sign of double in face palm denial…>


  • MarciaStarfish

    Here are 95 examples of Barack Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, and cronyism: http://tinyurl.com/95examples

  • Arkie

    I object to your characterization of Obama as being merely “wrong.” That implies he is simply mistaken, when in fact he is lying.

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    September 13, 2012

    Benghazi Attack Revenge for Drone Kill of Abu Yahya al-Libi
    aka Mohammed Hassan Qaed: WH State Had 48 Hrs Warning

    [There is growing belief that the attack was in revenge for the killing in a drone strike in Pakistan of Mohammed Hassan Qaed, an al-Qa’ida operative who was, as his nom-de guerre Abu Yahya al-Libi suggests, from Libya, and timed for the anniversary of the 11 September attacks.]

    September 13, 2012

    No protest before Benghazi attack, wounded Libyan guard says

    [A Libyan security guard who said he was at the U.S. consulate here when it was attacked Tuesday night has provided new evidence that the assault on the compound that left four Americans dead, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, was a planned attack by armed Islamists and not the outgrowth of a protest over an online video that mocks Islam and its founder, the Prophet Muhammad.]

    September 14, 2012

    Obama administration warned of possible
    attacks, but failed to take precautions

    [Sources close to U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration revealed that White House officials apparently received warnings that there were threats made to attack as many as seven U.S. missions in the Middle East, on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as early as September 4. Sources also revealed that additional warnings were received a few days later, with similar information, but that all of the warnings were largely ignored by the administration. Normally when such warnings are received by the administration, the threat level is raised at U.S. installations around the world. At this point, there is no evidence that the Obama administration communicated the warnings with Consular officials in Libya or Egypt in advance of attacks that took place Monday in Benghazi, Libya and Cairo, Egypt, leaving the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans dead, with eight others wounded, including some U.S. military personnel.]


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  • Patty

    Cheney: This is just the “logical outcome of three-and-a-half years of Obama foreign policy”

    I just wanted to take a moment to draw your attention to this particular op-ed, because… dang. Former Bush-administration State Department official Liz Cheney is going straight for the jugular with this one, and it is as damning an account of President Obama’s foreign policy failures as I’ve read.

    In March 2009, at an Americas summit meeting in Mexico City, President Obama listened as Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega delivered a venomous diatribe against America. Mr. Obama stood to speak and accepted Mr. Ortega’s version of history. “I’m very grateful,” Mr. Obama said, “that President Ortega didn’t blame me for things that happened when I was three months old.”

    In April 2009, in France, Mr. Obama proclaimed that America must make deep cuts in its nuclear arsenal because only then would the country have “the moral authority to say to Iran, don’t develop a nuclear weapon, to say to North Korea, don’t proliferate nuclear weapons.” Embracing the leftist fallacy that the key to world peace is for the U.S. to pre-emptively disarm, the president has reportedly begun reviewing options to take our nuclear stockpile to levels not seen since 1950. These are steps you take only if you believe that America—not her enemies—is the threat. …

    If you really want to know whether our adversaries fear us, ask the Russians, whose thuggish President Putin essentially endorsed Mr. Obama recently. Perhaps Mr. Putin is banking on the missile defense “flexibility” Mr. Obama promised he would have after the election.

    The president says he “ended the war in Iraq” and is “ending the war in Afghanistan.” If only wishing made it so. A better description of what Mr. Obama is doing in Iraq and Afghanistan is rushing for the exits. … He is so busy retreating that we are likely to leave in a our wake a failed state where the Taliban and terrorist organizations like al Qaeda can once again operate.

    As Cheney points out, most of President Obama’s dealings on the international stage have been nothing short of a string of groveling apologies and attempts to weaken America and fall back to everybody else’s impuissant level, instead of us telling them what’s up, because apparently we don’t have to “moral authority” to do so. Wow. There are real and growing existential threats in this world, but the president has targeted military cuts before entitlement reform, appeased hostile foreign bodies, and willfully diminished America’s authority — and while we (rightfully) tend to be more preoccupied with more insular concerns, it’s important not to forget that this president’s policies abroad haven’t been any better for America than his domestic ones.


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    donh #7 – page 1 September 14, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    perfect match!!


  • Patty

    Flashback: Obama Blamed Bush’s Foreign Policy For American Deaths In 2008

    In many speeches and interviews leading up to his presidency, then-Senator Barack Obama regularly used the death toll resulting from America’s Middle East engagements as a campaign talking point. Why does that matter? Because the president’s campaign spokesman Ben LaBolt accused Romney of making a “political attack” as America was “confronting the tragic death of one of our diplomatic officers in Libya.”

    Consider Obama’s past Op Ed for the New York Times:

    “I believed it was a grave mistake to allow ourselves to be distracted from the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban by invading a country that posed no imminent threat and had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks. Since then, more than 4,000 Americans have died”

    Senator Barack Obama

    July 14, 2008

    And his speech on Iraq in March of 2008 :

    “Nearly four thousand Americans have given their lives. Thousands more have been wounded.”

    Candidate Obama even brought the death toll up in the 2008 presidential debates:

    Video here

    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/flashback-obama-blamed-bushs-foreign-policy-for-american-deaths-in-2008/ More here with video


    All of this was entirely predictable and, in fact, was predicted (in terms of de-stabilizing the Middle East) by most of the right when we started backing unknown (?) forces and participating with air strikes and support to overthrow these regimes.

    You break it, you bought it is the principle they wish to avoid ownership of by feigning belief in this being no more than protests to a film (which begs a whole list of questions by it’s own merit).

    If they were to admit that this is widespread, popular anti-American sentiment, then they are admitting to bringing all of this about by toppling evil dictators without the good sense of wondering who would likely replace them. I would expect them to continue this claim through November.

    No matter what else is true, we now have a much more volatile Middle East, with all of the secondary effects that it will bring. In fact, this de-stabilization is likely well beyond the Middle East.

    What no one in the media wants to point out though is the grim reality: either he is so inept as to not have forseen this entirely predictable result, or he did this on purpose. Neither answer is reassuring.

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  • Patty

    Editorial: Obama’s Foreign Policy Is A National Disaster


    President Obama is a foreign policy failure who has placed America in the worst global position she has been in since the end of the Cold War. Nations that were once our allies — though Obama says the term “ally” is a “term of art” — are now our enemies (Egypt, Tunisia). Nations that were quiet are now loud (Libya). Nations that were headed in the right direction have been turned over to Islamists (Iraq, Afghanistan). Meanwhile, we have sold our debt to China, giving them outsized influence over our foreign policy; we have allowed Russia to broaden its sphere of influence in the Middle East, as well as Central and Eastern Europe; we have ceded ground to the Hugo Chavez acolytes in South America. It is difficult to name a single spot anywhere on earth that is more pro-America thanks to President Obama.

    Obama’s foreign policy: a national disaster.


  • Patty

    Michelle: American obesity being the “Number One National Security”

    The ‘Obama Fat Head Syndrome’

    To repeat an adjective loved by Michelle Obama, there is absolutely nothing straight about the Obamas.

    When the Free World was reeling in shock over the assassination of U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three staff members at the American Consulate in Benghazi, Michelle was talking about American obesity being the “Number One National Security” threat on the Dr. Oz show.

    Obesity is “absolutely” the greatest threat to national security, according to Mrs. Barack Hussein Obama.

    Forget al Qaeda, it’s the family fatso leaving America open to attack.

    This No. 1 Publicity Hound of the television networks was talking about fatsos being the greatest threat to national security on the very day that news hit that four Americans had been slaughtered by Muslim terrorists, and one day after the 11th anniversary of 9/11.

    On the day of the 11th anniversary of 9/11 her husband the president, who was a guest on D.J. Lazi’s (“Pimp With The Limp”) Miami radio show never once mentioned 9/11.

    The activists with no couth in the White House make sport out of audacity.

    Michelle, who has absolutely no credentials as a skilled nutritionist, dictates to all loving mothers what to feed their children.

    Claiming a “live-life-as-she-teaches-life” technique described by Dr. Oz, Michelle’s talent for tale-spinning is every bit as legendary as that of her husband’s, who described playing with a peanut-eating pet monkey and crocs in Indonesia, in the modern day fairytale Dreams From My Father.

    We now hear that It was the “blip”—an increase in her daughters’ BMI (Body Mass Index)—she was told about on a visit to the family’s pediatrician that turned her into a self-proclaimed nutritionist. […………………..]

    http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/49500 READ ON.

  • donh

    Someone needs to ask Blarney if De Nile is a river that flows through DC….It won’t matter how he answers….The question itself would state he’s losing cooperation in the Big Lie strategem. ….someone needs to step up and deliver the message….NOW IS NOT THE TIME FOR LIES. ….WE HAD 5 DOMESTIC TERROR SCARES ON OUR OWN SOIL TODAY ….. INCLUDING A NUCLEAR FACILITY.

  • Sasja

    I wouldn’t be surprised if he had some hand in this from the beginning. The MB is represented at State and in the WH. He has access to cell phones and can call and talk to anyone he wishes. His sole purpose in life has been to destroy America by any means. If we do not vote him out in November, and with the spineless wretches in the GOP, our Republic is over.