Retired Admiral Says Obama Needs to Come Clean on Benghazi (Video)

Retired Admiral James A. Lyons Jr., former Commander of the Pacific Fleet, was on with Lou Dobbs Wednsday on the FOX Business Network.

Admiral Lyons told Dobbs that, in his opinion, that the facts don’t add up.
Obama needs to come clean on Benghazi.

Admiral Lyons Jr.:

“I’m told General Ham never received any orders to execute… It’s peculiar that we never tried to secure our consulate. The CIA was for months tracking the Al-Sharia group in Libya. I find it incomprehensible that they didn’t know this attack was going to occur… The consulate had no confidence in the 17 February Martyrs Brigade who were assigned responsibility for consulate protection or the police force.”

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  • The Underground Conservative

    This was their October Surprise.

    This is treason. Everyone connected with this should be tried, convicted and hanged by the neck until dead.

  • shibumi

    There’s a strange blog called Lame Cherry. He called this weeks ago.

    Was supposed to prove the O was not Jimmy Carter and help him crush Romney in the last debate.

  • Liberty

    #1 Underground,

    It’s been a while since the US has used blindfolds and firing squads. That would be my preference…after trials, of course.

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  • flyover

    I too have heard this theory being floated out there. It would not surprise me at all.

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  • bg


    Thank You Admiral James A. Lyons Jr. (ret)..

    that (shiek-stevens-trade off), and the arms deals to Syrian
    rebels are two of the most logical theories we have going..


  • Yrral Dleifsarb

    Could Zero be that sinister? Better questions are: Has Zero ever demonstrated that he has any sense of honor? Has he ever shown a desire to do what is right over what promotes his cause? Has he ever displayed respect for truth? Given the answers to those questions, I have no doubt that the traitor Zero is capable of something as sinister as using Ambassador Stevens as a pawn in a game that would result in a treason conviction by any honest jury. Unfortunately, the most likely jury for his crimes will be the U.S. Senate, dominated by Democrats, the party of the lie.

  • JenBee

    #8, right on point.

    I never, ever thought this country would be taken down from within. Even if there are countless witnesses and undeniable evidence, he’ll never be taken down with this Senate in control. And who knows, if our RINO leadership pushes for amnesty for 11 million illegals, we might never again hold the Senate, or any other public office. Things sure are looking dismal from my pov.

  • bg


    damnit, something is wiping out all
    traces of a blind sheik at facebook..

    June 29, 2012

    Egypt’s new president vows to free blind sheik from
    Jersey City jailed for plotting 1993 WTC bombing

    [Egypt’s president-elect Mohammed Morsi has vowed to free the
    blind sheik jailed in the U.S. for a plot to blow up New York City

    In his first public speech addressing tens of thousands of mostly
    Islamist supporters, Morsi promised Saturday to work to free Omar
    Abdel-Rahman, the spiritual leader of men convicted in the 1993
    World Trade Center bombing.]

    ht Patty – September 17, 2012

    SHOCK (not): Obama To Apologize To Muslims For Mohammed
    Movie By Freeing Blind Sheikh Who Bombed World Trade Center

    September 20, 2012

    Committee Chairs Want Answers on Blind Sheikh Release

    [“I think the plan has been to agree to the Blind Sheikh’s release, but not
    to announce it or have it become public until after the election,” McCarthy
    said. “That is consistent with Obama’s pattern of trying to mollify Islamists.
    Obviously, they did not want this information to surface yet… but
    sometimes a situation can spin out of control.”

    i am certain they’ll get right on it, i mean why not, under Caliph in Chief
    Obama we have become the number one nation of not even bothering
    to close the barn doors after our horses get out… /sad but true sarc/

    WHITE HOUSE WAS WARNED – Islamists Said
    They Would “Burn the Embassy Down on 9-11″



  • bg


    re: #10 November 15, 2012 at 1:28 am bg

    Muslim Brotherhood Behind Benghazi Attack With Link to Obama


  • woody313

    Bothed kidnapping…? Maybe that was the plan, I would say the rank and file Islamos got to Stevens first, and their bloodlust got the better of them, not to mention their latent homosexuality… There I said it, coz its true.

  • woody313

    Botched. Doh..

  • bg


    re: #10 November 15, 2012 at 1:28 am bg

    SHOCK (not): Obama To Apologize To Muslims For Mohammed
    Movie By Freeing Blind Sheikh Who Bombed World Trade Center

    [The negotiations are allegedly part of the ongoing discussions with
    the Egyptian government to resolve the crisis plaguing the Middle
    East, the source told TheBlaze. Calls to the State Department for
    comment referred us to the Department of Justice, and nothing has
    been confirmed.]

    Producer Of Anti-Islam Film Was Fed Snitch

    [SEPTEMBER 14–In remarks stressing that the U.S. government had
    “absolutely nothing to do with” the anti-Islam film that has touched off
    violence in the Middle East, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday
    sought to quash Arab concerns that the “disgusting and reprehensible”
    movie was somehow produced or condoned by American officials.

    However, Clinton’s attempt to distance the U.S. from “Innocence
    of Muslims” –and, by extension, its felonious producer –may be
    complicated by the revelation that Nakoula Basseley Nakoula
    became a government informant after his 2009 arrest for bank
    fraud, The Smoking Gun has learned.

    Though many key documents from the U.S. District Court case
    remain sealed, a June 2010 sentencing transcript provides an
    account of Nakoula’s cooperation with federal investigators in
    Los Angeles (and how his prison sentence was reduced as a

    Innocence of Muslims Film was Made by Terrorists

    [Court documents reveal that Nakoula Bacile Nakoula, producer of the
    movie Innocence of Muslims, partnered in a scheme with Eiad Salameh,
    my first cousin.

    Eiad is a Muslim terror supporter and is not an Egyptian Copt.]

    No protest before Benghazi attack, wounded Libyan guard says

    even before they purportedly knew what happened, Hillary strongly
    stated that “internet video we had NOTHING to do with it” (which
    even if they did know, in and of itself is a very odd, and imho, quite
    a revealing, not to mention totally unnecessary, statement to make
    at that specific point in time, ergo, begs the question why did she
    say that when she said it?? we know, but the coverup kiss O butt
    MSM refuses to report)..


    [fully expect all of this info and much more to be sucked up by Obama’s
    black hole machine when we least expect, so i hope someone with the
    know-how is keeping a protected file somewhere]


  • bg


    re: #10 November 15, 2012 at 1:28 am bg

    re: Egypt Prez (fimmaker/blind shiek/et al)

    Hillary tied to new Muslim Brotherhood president

    [Saleha Mahmood Abedin, the mother of Hillary Clinton’s chief
    of staff, reportedly served in the women’s division of the Muslim
    Brotherhood alongside the wife of Egypt’s new president, the
    Brotherhood’s Mohammed Mursi.]

    bits more of much more here, in connecting links, and threads..


  • bg


    woody313 #12 November 15, 2012 at 1:41 am

    not to mention blatant.. 🙁


  • -Ed.

    Er,… excuse me,… the linked video interview with Dobbs and Lyons makes no mention of a possible kidnapping or prisoner exchange. Unless I’ve slid off into some parallel space/time/FoxNews continuum and can’t hear anymore.

  • Daisy

    I heard that back in September. Despicable if it’s true.

  • Steve

    Don’t tell the State Controlled Media but the US is actually trending Republican since 2008 and we have the Raw Data and maps to prove it!

  • Bitter Clinger

    When you look at the video of the jihadists who found the ambassador, they shout out “He’s alive” and then Allah achbar (sp). They take him to the hospital and try to save him. Why? They needed him to trade for the Blind Sheik, that’s why. It’s the only thing that makes sense. Otherwise, if they wanted to kill him outright, they would have done it when they found him still barely breathing. And yes, Obama et al are that sinister. Time for a coup d’tat.

  • bobbi

    right Lame Cherry snd Kevin DuJun (Hillbuzz) tslked about this

  • lakewriter

    Yes, he is that sinister. This is not the first time I have heard this. First time was shortly after the incident. Then it went underground and I thought it had been just a theory. Still…. Now here it is again, but this time someone willing to go out on a tv station and make the claim. “The October Surprise.” Good, brave patriots lost their lives because of this SOB. There are not enough despicable words to say about Obama.

  • Granny

    This theory has been floating around since almost immediately after the event. And yes, there is no doubt in my mind that the Obama regime would do whatever it takes to free the Blind Sheik.

  • mg4us

    #1 Underground Conservative. . . fully agree

    Need to expose the traitors in the Halls of DC
    Who told our troops to Stand Down when please for help were denied while watching the scene unfold for over 7 hours?
    Who did not use missiles from Predator Drone?
    What happened to General Ham Head of Africomm?

    We want answers and we want them NOW!!!!!

  • lizzy84

    #23 November 15, 2012 at 6:36 am
    Granny commented:

    Yes, it has been floating out there.
    Atlas Shrugs had the headline: oBama lied, Americans died: Libyan Attack was botched kidnapping to trade WTC bombing Blind Sheikh on 10/18/2012.
    If this was part of a botched plot to allow the Ambassador to be kidnapped so the MB could exchange him for the Sheikh, why would oBama have done anything to defend the Consulate in Benghazi? Of course the Consulate would’ve to have had stripped down security too. And, of course, oBama could have gone to bed, not knowing the fate of Ambassador Stevens.

  • The Underground Conservative

    #3 Liberty: Blindfolds and cigarettes followed by a firing squad would be OK, too.

  • rabble-rouser

    WHOA…that’s surreal. That is the most horrible thing I have ever heard. I can’t believe that. How could anyone stoop so low as to trades lives of innocent people for a job in the US?

  • donh

    AND YOUR HEARD IT HERE FIRST…Months ago,,,,,,, and I wasn’t the first to post this TRUTH. Obama WANTS to release the Blind Sheik, but he needed to stage a fake theatrical media drama as political cover to save his image illusion from the political damage this treason would bring.

  • rabble-rouser

    if this is true…I can only describe it as “pure evil in action”. I am seriously frightened for this country.

  • donh


  • mary moriel

    I listened to this clip twice and heard nothing about any botched kidnapping. How many minutes in did a kidnapping come up?

  • squeaky

    “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry..” and when they do how does one handle it. every side having their own interest which often conflicts with their co-conspirators. a usual story line in many hollywood films. when 100% of the “loot” is better than 50%. no honor among thieves.

  • john b

    Hoft, really? Last night on Dobbs? Really? Because Dobbs says at the top of the clip that it is 1 week before the election or something to that effect. But you can confirm yourself: in the bottom right hand corner are the tickers for various US markets, and the Dow Jones is trading at ~13,000. It hasn’t been at that level since start of trading Wed Nov 7.


    Your video was clipped. Relevant portions missing.

  • onbe


    seasonally adjusted initial claims was 439,000, an increase of 78,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 361,000.


    Clip swapped out altogether. This is not the original video.

  • oldguy

    What really happened? Consider: The people we have over there cannot tell one Muslim from another. Unless the Syrian or Iran commandos were wearing their uniforms how do our people know this was Al Qadea? I suspect the Syrian and the Iranian governments felt that they had better put a stop to America’s gun-running operations to rebellious factions in their countries. It was obvious to everyone in the Middle East that Fast and Furious was an American policy to lead from behind.

  • bobbi

    Admiral Lyons doesn’t say anything sbout “botchrd kidnapping

  • bobbi

    Audio here for real clip. Who knows how long?

  • Dave Steiger

    While the Admiral’s insights were very impressive, the Blind Sheik was never mentioned, let alone a “botched kidnapping”.

    Please redirect us to the source quoting the Admiral as saying such.

    Thank you in advance!

  • olm

    It’s the story that has been out there for almost 8 weeks. It’s true. Remember it every time you hear one of these bold faced lying sos talking about a Petraeus affair.
    They continue to think they can control this narrative. And. I suppose with our media, they can.
    Say it loud and say it often.
    Obama allowed Benghazi to happen because he trusted the terrorists not to kill Stevens. Unfortunately a leopard can’t change his spots and Stevens and those trying to protect him died at the hands of Obama’s Muslim minions.
    But hey……….GP had an affair.

  • Dave Steiger

    Ah, never mind. Post #41 covers it, you just have to dig through the vids to find the Admiral’s missing comments.

    Thank you. The original post here is entirely legit.

  • Over thinking it.

    They were trying to snatch Stevens or attack annex to get their guys back.

    Probably because their guys were important to them due to their knowledge or the “respect” issue that permeates the mindset of Arabs. If we grab their guys, they could not let that stand.

    And they wanted to run the CIA/Western forces out of the area- which they accomplished. Once out they can consolidate their power base.

    This isn’t rocket science, just basic ninth century military tactics. Think Jerusalem about 1000 A.D.

  • MR.ED

    I think this is all wrong Ambassador Chris Stephens was a gay older white man this is Obamas lovers of deisire .I think the Ambassador got scared theatened to expose the affair and was taken out

  • Chris W.

    Before It’s News is a great site with a lot of entertaining info, but there’s also a lot of tabloid nonsense there too.

    I get a lot of my Bigfoot and Atlantis updates there. Not a place I go to for prime political analysis. Buyer beware.

  • Time

    Today is the day. Will Petraeus fall or will he rise to the occasion ? Will he give up the goods on the administration and the real guise behind the consulate, the deaths that the world knows was not a botched mission, but a direct mission of intent. We as human beings, not animals, not people without souls and care do not sit by and allow something of such blatant disregard to happen. Especially when we the most educated, technology enhanced nation in the world, that has every last corner of the world covered, in all aspects, both civilian and military. To think this consulate was not in danger at any time, by any group with our technology, is bogus. So botched NO, intended, YES..Lets all hope the four star general does what the majority of humans would do and not what animals would, and tell the truth by default for sake of human life and not lie by animal instinct to cover the evil of the kill.


    I heard this before. That is why Obama administration sat around and watched. Then they were going to go in and “save him” and be the heroes they think they are to win the election. (They didn’t realize that there were enough morons to elect him anyways)

  • Time

    This was never a consulate, never.. It was a holding facility for hostages and a gun running facility for guns to be transported to Syria. The real reason they died is that there were some real pissed off people. This is why other country’s pulled out of there and we as stupid Americans stayed. Why did we stay, because we were doing illegal things, things that Obama himself made executive orders on and was under congress to disclose but decided to circumvent behind congress and do anyway. It all blew up in his face. The humanitarian aid that they/ we give to Syria is in part not going for that at it is going for gun running to overthrow their government and other causes. This is the real intent and the people pushed back and killed Americans.. Short story of it in a nut shell. To think Hilblaster wants to give another round of aid announced yesterday to Syria. Why ? It’s in the billions.. Crazy but true. The weapons are used against/where ? Look to Israel.

  • Flintstone F.

    I’ll just try to keep it simple:

    Multiple warnings in various forms, the anniversary of 9/11, other countries leaving, increased violence and previous attacks.

    Stevens was murdered and he is documented for being concerned about security. A terrorist attack occurred and standard operating procedure was dismissed leaving Americans behind to die.

    Then it’s dismissed as a reaction to a video. A man is imprisoned for the video. Apologies are submitted for the video by secretary of state Clinton and others.

    Election. Finally we get to what matters!!:

    Obama press conference focuses on Petraeus sex scandal. But have no fear, Mr. Rock Center is on it. Tonight!: everything you wanted to know about the Petraeus sex scandal.

    Less than four years to go. Hang in there.

  • kato

    It’s impossible for a turd to “come clean.”

  • kelly

    This retired, delusional geezer is going with the “I’m told” as proof of something? GMAB.

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  • bg


    November 14, 2012

    Rep. Gohmert: Name Independent Counsel
    to Investigate Obama on Benghazi

    [“We need to investigate the attorney general’s boss, the president,”
    said Gohmert. “Because people were killed and this White House has
    been dishonest.”

    November 5, 2012

    Senior Retired Military Officer Calls For Pres
    Obama To Explain Benghazi, Libya Attack ….

    November 15, 2012

    Repeat With Me

    [A cover-up is taking place in Benghazi and it is one that is going
    to make the cover-up in Fast and Furious look like cheap touch-up
    paint on a deteriorating surface. The Obama administration is playing
    a chess game of subterfuge, lies and obfuscation — and they’re going
    to get away with it unless the Republican hierarchy stops posing and
    pontificating for the camera and treats this as if it were Mr. Nixon and

    The media has us distracted with which general slept with which
    woman. That is not important; it is a diversion intended to shift focus
    and it is working. And both Parties are benefiting from it. Democrats are
    benefiting because it is protecting Obama’s dishonest behind, and the
    Republicans are benefiting because it gives feckless Representatives
    like Lindsay Graham the opportunity to appear on Fox News pretending
    to be interested in getting to the truth.

    Fox News is not our friend — they are a business out to secure ratings,
    political access, and advertising dollars. I will not mention names, but
    I can tell you that many otherwise well-meaning individuals and public
    policy institutes are not only afraid to criticize Fox — but steadfastly
    refuse — because they are afraid of not being invited back. I don’t give
    a rat’s tail if Fox appreciates what I say or not. I’m committed to the

    In reality, just out of our line of sight, John Boehner and the so-called
    leadership are coming up with a way to sell us out to Obama. At least
    when Brutus stabbed Caesar on that fateful Ides of March he did it in
    plain sight.

    Obama is in full gloat mode. He believes himself beyond reach because
    he knows that regardless of his culpability the media will not report it,
    and Congressional hearings are not going to yield any fruit as long as
    John Boehner is his golfing buddy.

    His press conference yesterday should be viewed in the context of
    what Muslims do when they conquer a foe. They build a mosque on
    the conquered ground (the attempt to build a mosque on Ground
    Zero should come to mind). In this instance, Obama held a press
    conference to gloat and play king.]

    Amen Mychal!!

    more at link..


  • owl

    MY 2 cents…..

    I respected Gen Petraeus but always wondered why Obama would put him in that spot. Obama, Dems and Scoopers do not like military. I agree that he seemed to fit as much for Obama as Bush. I now think that Obama had him pegged as a fall guy from the start, to pull out if needed.

    I think Broadwell was just the cherry on top. Look. NYT runs good support article for invisible FBI guy. Yahoo has support for invisible FBI guy. Panetta defending Allen, therefore Kelley/crazy sister good. FBI spends hours and hours inside Broadwell’s home. Quite a production. Almost as good as brownshirts coming for the movie maker! Could not get into Benghazi for 17 days.

    Pushing that Broadwell had lots of classified info. Well, duh. Good grief. She only held clearance for years so does this tell us anything? Plus, they classify air.

    So…….Obama issued his EO on black op sites, immediately upon taking office, made a big deal of it, pointed at evil George Bush and said ‘take that you old torturer’.

    Ever wonder where are the prisioners that they could not put into Gitmo and did not have secret prisons and could not kill?

    Ooops. President I Know Nothing, Never Knew Anything, No One Ever Asked nor Told Me Anything. Yep that same Not My Fault 4 Years Later President, has proof that someone disobeyed his order. You, the American Public heard me tell you when I did it.

    Benghazi was a CIA site, donchaknow. Who is responsible for this mess? Petraeus drew the short straw.

    Where is General Ham?

  • owl

    Or…….Petraeus could have been doing a Fast & Furious and they never told President Never Know Anything, Chief Stay Permanently In the Dark In Charge.

    Please do not offend PoTNKA-CSPIDIC by calling out a spokesman for the WH that spoke on Benghazi that knew NOTHING about Benghazi. Why would anyone go after her, besmirch her reputation?

    Btw, what ever happened to our ELECTED voices on Fast & Furious. I was so impressed with the speed of that investigation and the results. Yep. Oh yes, give me more of those big ole meanie fast moving investigations.

  • cheddarhead

    It looks like this is all a set up, PURGING THE TOP MILITARY BRASS. Obama black mailed them, and still stuck them in the back after they agreed to lie about Benghazi. Expect more military brass that the Democrats have long hated to fall in the year. Obama wants to replace them with his own left wing military leaders. And what about the TSA patrolling our streets? UNION TSA, a civilian army, funded better than the military, loyal to Obama. Ever heard of Hitler’s Long Night of Knives where all his political opponents were desposed of? This is Obama’s version of it.
    He hasn’t started killing them of course…..yet.

  • Indiana

    Obama come clean? He’s dirty as hell….and he doesn’t have to do jack squat! He’s now the most powerful man in the world….Just ask him and he’ll tell you. He’s running Amok….and doesn’t care what his dissenters think. Buck Farack!

  • owl

    Can not say it enough………………….We must get rid of Holder. Holder.

    When we have crooked Justice, they can do anything if our ELECTED voices sit on their duff.

  • bg


    November 15, 2012

    Risking lives to save ‘hero’ Obama

    [“The Obama administration now confirms to a federal court that it released sensitive information to help with a film that was set to portray Barack Obama as ‘gutsy.’ If this is true, then the Obama administration was lying to the American people when it said the leaks were no big deal,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “The public has a right to get to the bottom of this scandal and the Obama administration should comply with the open records law and disclose the names that were leaked.”]

    “Panetta Is the REAL MAN Who Gave the
    Execute Order on Osama Bin Laden & Led That”

    May 3, 2011

    White House Insider: Obama Hesitated –
    Panetta Issued Order to Kill Osama Bin Laden


  • Bob69

    To those who believe Obama will not be impeached because the Senate is controlled by Democrats, I believe you are wrong. Obama will never be impeached, no matter which party controls the House and/or Senate…and no matter what Obama does. The Republicans have no will to impeach Obama. Impeachment starts in the House and could be done today if the Republicans wanted. The hearings that would then take place would be great for uncovering the truth about “who is Obama/Soetoro”. That’s the problem, the Republicans as well as the Democrats are both complicit in getting a known ineligible, con-artist identity thief on the ballot and elected in 2008. Congress does not want the truth to ever be completely and openly revealed about Obama. Prison for many who were complicit in 2008 would occur if the truth were openly revealed. Congress will not risk that….therefore Obama will NEVER be impeached….no matter what.

    Also, there is concern about the Petraeus affair and national security……but no concern about Obama who is the mother-of-all-security-risk for America and could never have passed even the lowest lever security background check had he been required to take one?

  • Liberty

    #26 Underground Conservative

    🙂 I forgot about the cigarettes. Thanks. Half of the guilty can get it by hangings and the other half by firing squad.

    It’s a shame that you almost have to be underground when you’re a conservative these days?

    I don’t recognize my country.

  • Liberty

    #27 rabble-rouse,

    surreal, DISGUSTING. I believe Hussein is that scummy. But he’s not alone… Bill and Hillary… Hillary (during Billy’s turn in the WH) and that gentleman who worked in the WH travel house: She wanted to bring her friends into the office but in instead of just firing him, she concocted a story about him being a thief. There was a trial and, thank God he wasn’t found guilty, but that’s an example of a person’s reputation being sullied during the Clinton administration. We’ve all discovered by now that the Hussein admin. is quite comfortable doing the same.