The Ugly Truth About Benghazi: Obama White House Lied to American People

Sen. John McCain went on CBS’ Face the Nation this weekend, during his discussion on Benghazi McCain said,
“The truth about Benghazi doesn’t fit Obama’s, ‘I Got Bin Laden’ Narrative.'”

As the pieces fall into place it has become obvious that the Obama Administration shamelessly lied to the American people about the Benghazi attack.

Today Michael Goodwin at FOX News wrote about the ugly truth about the Benghazi attacks:

Until Friday, there were two possible explanations for why the White House failed to immediately call the Benghazi attack an act of terrorism. One was incompetence, the other was worse.

Now there is only one, and it is the worse one. Based on the persuasive testimony of ex-CIA boss David Petraeus, it is clear the Obama administration made a deliberate decision to mislead Congress and the American people.

The repeated claim that the attack was spontaneous and grew out of a demonstration against an anti-Islam video — a claim made by the president and secretary of State as they stood next to the bodies of four dead Americans — was a monstrous lie. It was vile and done for the basest of reasons.

Because we now know the truth of what happened — CIA reports were edited to remove the names of al Qaeda groups involved in the attack, Petraeus said under oath — we also know the motive. It was political self-preservation, meaning the president and his team put politics first.

The timing helps tell the tale. Just days removed from his Charlotte convention, where he danced on the grave of Osama bin Laden and boasted that al Qaeda was decimated, Obama couldn’t bear to admit that affiliated groups were thriving in North Africa. And he certainly couldn’t admit they had carried out a murderous attack on our consulate on the 11th anniversary of the most awful day in American history.

To do so would be to acknowledge the failure of his decision to ignore hard-line Islamists and that his team had erred egregiously in rejecting pleas for more security from Libya Ambassador Chris Stevens.

So the president lied, including in a speech to the United Nations, where he cited the video as the reason for the attack. He sent out reams of flunkies to do the same, including his snide press secretary, Jay Carney.

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  • Objective Analysis

    Obama, Axelrod calling Candy Crowley (CNN) aka Jabba the Hut “come resque us you lap dog propagandists.”

  • Sasja

    Barry lies, our Warriors and Heroes, and our Republic die.

  • ★FALCON★

    So the president lied, including in a speech to the United Nations, where he cited the video as the reason for the attack. He sent out reams of flunkies to do the same, including his snide press secretary, Jay Carney.

    Let’s get the impeachment and conviction started.

  • Yrral Dleifsarb

    The self-called “Progressives” have been so enamored with lies for so long that they see truth itself as something malleable. Were they to become aware that the traitor Zero lies routinely and brazenly, they would admire him for it. This latest “revelation” will make no difference: those who care are in the minority; those who slumber will continue to slumber; and the people of the lie will either disbelieve it or fit it into their magical worldview according to what makes them feel good.

    At this point, anybody who does not know that Zero is a liar is either slumbering or lying.

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  • SeniorD

    Randall/Soetoro/Obama lied??? Please say it ain’t so! Just look at his history and we KNOW he is incapable of telling un-truths or obsfucation.

    Of course, all Muslims can lie to infidels with impunity.

  • Look for the Alinsky smear tactics to be employed FULL BLAST on McCain to isolate and marginalize and destroy him. That is how it works.

  • The Republicans should have FORCED these hearings BEFORE the election. You know if the roles were reversed, a Republican president would have been forced to resign on September 12…and then the trials to put him in prison would have begun on September 13. Look at how Illinois treated governors, one term as governor and one term in prison. It’s the Chicago mob politics way.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    As the pieces fall into place it has become obvious that the Obama Administration shamelessly lied to the American people about the Benghazi attack.

    Apparently, it’s okay, because he’s a Democrat.

    Look for the Alinsky smear tactics to be employed FULL BLAST on McCain to isolate and marginalize and destroy him. That is how it works.

    Unlikely. Know why? Because McCain, the “maverick”, is a very useful idiot for the Democrats.

  • Robert

    And of course don’t forget that they all sat on their hands while the attack was going on.

    Except Obama.

    He went to bed, then got up the next morning and flew to Las Vegas.

    And the media still protects him.

  • bg

    ++

    November 18, 2012

    Lindsey Graham: White House Neglected Ambassador’s
    Security, Manipulated Facts of Death

    [“I think it’s very odd that the storyline they chose omitted al-Qaida, which would help the president enormously, and I don’t buy it,” he said. “And I don’t but the intel community did a great job. I like [House Intelligence Committee Chairman] Mike Rogers and [California Sen.] Dianne Feinstein, but to say the intelligence community did a good job — what about the months before this attack?”

    Graham then launched a verbal assault on Obama for failing to heed
    multiple warnings by U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, who died in the
    Sept. 11 assault, about the lack of security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya.

    “I blame the president more than anybody else,” he said. “Susan Rice is a
    bit player here. I blame the president for making this a death trap. I blame
    the president for not having assets available to help these people for eight
    hours.”
    ]

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    previously posted:

    John McCain was excellent on Face the Nation with Bob
    Schieffer today, so did, believe it or not, Olympia Snow..

    more at link..

    ==

  • jorgen

    Impeach him to ensure that all those voting for the Dems learn how their party operates. It will of course be voted down in the Senate, but the truth will be published.

  • valerie

    I can, in all honesty, grasp the concept of the necessary, strategic lie on the part of the US government. That kind of behavior started with George Washington.

    That notion, that blaming a military-scale 9/11 anniversary attack on an obscure, english language video, was based on some sort of legitimate strategy, and was necessary, doesn’t pass the smell test. The lie wasn’t to influence our enemies, and it wasn’t in our country’s best interests.

  • lizzy84

    Mark Levin interviewed Caroline Glick from the JPost a couple of days ago..she reported that the rockets being fired into Israel originated in Libya. So in Gaza, Hamas is attacking Israel with firepower from Libya. What was going on in Benghazi? What was Stevens up to? What was going on in the CIA annex? oBama/ hIllary owe every American answers. We need to keep the pressure up and not give up!

  • dw dude

    the issue is what happened to our fellow Americans…it is negligent homicide followed by a cover up perpetrated by the media sycophants. many in the administration, including our dear leader, need to be punished and/or squelched until the midterm elections. this is an opportunity to take out the socialist agenda…keep fighting!

  • bg

    ++

    the following should haunt everyone, not just the WH:

    September 11/12, 2012

    US ambassador killed in ‘co-ordinated al Qaeda
    revenge attack by terrorists who used Libyan
    Mohammed movie protest as cover’

    [Officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they
    were not authorized to publicly discuss troop movements.

    It is believed that the attack, which occurred on the 11th anniversary
    of the September 11 attacks, was a planned ambush carried out by
    terrorists using a pro-Islam protest as cover.
    ]

    September 13, 2012

    Breaking: Libyan Official Confirms Benghazi Assault
    a Pre-Planned Militant Attack Timed for 9-11

    [Wanis al-Sharef, eastern Libya’s deputy interior minister, said on
    Thursday the attacks were suspected to have been timed to mark
    the 9/11 anniversary and that the militants used civilians protesting
    an anti-Islam film as cover for their action.
    ]

    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.]

    September 14, 2012

    Libya’s president says embassy attack planned by al-Qaeda

    [The attack on the US consulate in Benghazi that killed four Americans
    and ten Libyans was the work of “experienced masterminds” that had
    been planned well in advance, “I think this was al-Qaeda,” Mohamed
    al-Magarief, the Libyan president, said to Al Jazeera in an interview
    with Hoda Abdel-Hamid.
    ]

    September 15, 2012

    Four Different Attacks on diplomatic and western targets
    in Benghazi leading up to the murder of the U.S. ambassador

    [“While the Obama administration says there was no “actionable
    intelligence” foreshadowing the attack on the U.S. Consulate in
    Libya, there were at least four attacks on diplomatic and western
    targets in Benghazi leading up to the murder of the U.S. ambassador.

    “This (the U.S. Consulate) was a place that was targeted months before
    with an IED (improvised explosive device),” Rep. Mike Rogers, chairman
    of the House intelligence committee who has been briefed on the attack
    and investigation, told Fox News. “It’s clearly a target that they wanted
    to hit and they wanted to cause casualties. … It’s just too many
    coincidences here”
    ]

    ==

  • Oliver
  • iamsaved

    Oh no. Obama lied? Tell me it ain’t so! That is just too shocking to hear. I’m incredulous.

  • Oliver

    Despite all the overwhelming evidence that the youtube video had nothing to do with the events in Libya, all the Dem pundits have been out for the past couple of days suggesting that it was still a factor, which explains the “confusion” about conflicting statements.

    GIVE ME A BREAK!

    “If a lie is told often enough it becomes the truth” — Alinsky 101.

    Let’s hope the few honest journalists left in America don’t fall for this BS.

  • iamsaved

    You know that gun running rumor regarding Ambassador Stevens? Well, the truth has come out. Those rockets and guns were sold not to Syrian rebels but to Hamas in Gaza and that’s what they’re using to launch into Israel. No wonder Obama want’s this Benghazi thing to go away!

  • bg
  • bg

    ++

    oh yeah, almost forgot..

    Committee Chairs Want Answers on Blind Sheikh Release

    a tangled web always amounts to a monumental lie..

    ==

  • tj

    Hmmm.. it could be much worse.. Obie was running guns to our enemies in the Middle East through Stevens (that’s treason, right?). all of a sudden the guy who can testify against Obie gets killed “accidentally” (by youtube enraged muzzies)… Looks to me like Obie may have either had Stevens killed or just left him out to die.. then he gets Petreus to lie about it (while being blackmailed)..

    Looks like classic Chicago gangster plan…

    SO…
    was Stevens running guns to our enemies?
    did the guns end up in Gaza, firing upon our allies?
    Did he blackmail Petreus to lie about the enraged muzzie cover up?
    Did Obie attempt to mislead the American people and Congress?
    Did Obie solicit the attackers help to erase Stevens, while he stood by watching?

  • lizzy84

    oBama lies. Was there ever any doubt? And how do we know that Susan Rice wasn’t involved in the editing of the CIA ‘talking points?’ It’s unbelievable that the CIA talking points were changed and no one was required to initial them. The ‘changes’ weren’t documented? More lies! What legal recourse is left? oBama and clinton MUST testify under oath.
    FOCUS on Benghazi.

  • bg

    ++

    tj #24 November 19, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    hold on, there’s yet another dot connect
    that points to an orchestrated protest..

    Egyptian protesters seen wearing ‘Anonymous’ masks

    [Numerous protesters seen scaling the walls of the U.S. Embassy in
    Cairo, Egypt were wearing Guy Fawkes masks, the signature symbol
    of the hacktivist collective Anonymous.

    The mask, a symbol of dissidence and the rejection of tyranny, is also
    worn by protesters associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement
    and by many protesters associated with the Arab Spring.

    Anonymous claims credit for the early support of operations during
    the Arab Spring in Tunisia by hacking government websites.]

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    re: #17 (et al) November 19, 2012 at 1:27 pm bg

    couple more “mums the word” dots ignored..
    4 arrested in libya after attack

    [BENGHAZI, Libya – The attack that killed four Americans in Libya,
    including the U.S. ambassador, was an organized two-part operation
    by heavily armed militants that included a precisely timed raid on a
    supposedly secret safe house just as Libyan and U.S. security forces
    were arriving to rescue evacuated consulate staff, a senior Libyan
    security official said on Thursday.

    Libyan authorities have made four arrests in the investigation into the
    attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi in which the U.S. ambassador
    and three embassy staff were killed, the deputy interior minister said
    on Thursday.]

    more..

    Libyan suspect in U.S. envoy attack killed in Cairo

    [The Libyan was killed on Wednesday in a raid targeting him and other
    militants with suspected links to al Qaeda in Cairo’s eastern district of
    Nasr City, the official said. Four Egyptian militants were detained in the
    operation, he added.

    The Libyan, identified as Karim Ahmed Essam el-Azizi, was killed by a
    bomb he had tried to use against the security forces during the raid,
    the security official said.]

    more..

    [The Egypt Independent newspaper reported that the man, whom
    security officials identified only as Hazem, was described as a terrorist.
    The newspaper and the state TV website said the heavily armed
    suspect was killed after a long gun battle with police in the Nasr City
    section of Cairo.

    “Security authorities said they had acquired information implicating the
    man of involvement in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi,”
    the newspaper reported. The attack on the consulate in September
    killed U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other
    Americans.

    State TV and the Egypt Independent reported that the suspect died in
    an apartment during the gunfight and a fire. Police reportedly seized
    bombs, rocket-propelled grenades and ammunition from the scene.]

    ==

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  • bigL

    I thought that why would a tiny place like Benghazi, basically an oasis in the past, merit the attention of an Ambassador? Were there two ambasadors in Libya? so I checked the situation in Tripoli- 70+ embassies. So I positted: what was in Benghaszi. I came up with the National Front for the Liberation of Libya (whatev its formal name).
    So this is the group we and NATO were arming during the Kadaffi exit period. The question is were we still providing Arms of any type or all types to them and why was Amb Stevens in Turkey and then called back?
    Further I note thatnow the ‘consulate’in Benghazi hasbeen down graded to something less like an offical USA “rest-stop”. thisway they can deny the families of the dead certain actions and funds, like for hazardous pay, and the paperwork.,imo. This phrase came up this weekend.
    The WH is doing the same semantic thingwith Sandy- now being called ‘tropical-depression
    Sandy’. I think this change will deny lo-interest funds.

  • myohmy

    As expected, Chicago thugs are running the WH.

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  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    John McCain was excellent on Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer today, so did, believe it or not, Olympia Snow..

    McCain is still a useful idiot. When the next chance to stab conservatives in the back comes, he’s unlikely to pass it up.

    As for Olympia Snowe, good riddance to another squish.

  • Sparky

    When will impeachment proceedings start, and who will have the guts to start them?

  • Rose

    The most shameless Truth is that this was all shamelessly blatant ON DAY 1!

    The most Shameless thing of all is that it should take ANYONE more than a WEEK to CONFESS this painful truth, but instead all contributed to allowing the Election proceed as if Odrama Queen were LEGITIMATE, and it was “RUDE” to imply anything else!

    That is such a shameless thing that it is Treason. It is still Treason – to ACT as if “noticing the emperor has no clothes” is STILL too rude to countenance.

    It is shameless that the entire WH Administration hasn’t been on TRIAL since the last day of September 2012.

  • WhiteFalcon1

    ya’ know…if McCain had found his testicles four years ago, we’de not be having this conversation today!

  • Rose

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44371675/ns/world_news-mideast_n_africa/t/libya-rebel-leader-former-cia-detainee-plays-down-his-islamist-past/

    Libya rebel leader, a former CIA detainee, plays down his Islamist past
    ‘Revenge doesn’t motivate me personally,’ insists the military commander
    By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI
    updated 9/2/2011 10:51:04 AM ET
    TRIPOLI, Libya —

    The commander, Abdel Hakim Belhaj, said he was detained in 2004 in Malaysia and sent to a secret prison in Thailand where he was tortured by CIA agents.

    But Belhaj, 45, played down his Islamist past, seeking to allay concerns about his emergence as a prominent figure in the Western-backed Libyan opposition movement.
    =======================
    http://www.conservativedailynews.com/2012/10/bill-clinton-told-hillary-to-resign-us-arming-syrian-rebels-with-ties-to-al-queda-muslim-brotherhood/
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    http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/the-real-reason-behind-benghazigate-was-obama-gun-walking-arms-to-jihadists/question-3268615/
    ==========================================================
    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/treason-and-possible-prison-beck-breaks-down-obamas-lying-on-libya-in-fiery-segment/

    ‘People Will Go to Prison’: Beck Breaks Down Obama’s ‘Lying’ on Libya in Fiery Segment
    “What’s happening in Benghazi is so far beyond lying, it is ​staggering.”

  • bobbi

    her nsme is Valerie Jarrett, defacto CIC

  • bg

    ++

    #32 November 19, 2012 at 3:08 pm
    Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    oh i know, i don’t like McCain, in regards to his correctly pinpointing the
    fauxness of the Benghazi coverup, is his in fact his coverup for the push
    for Kerry as Ambassador to the UN.. watch, you’ll see, if it’s not Rice, it’s
    going to be Kerry, well, unless the DEMS bioth about it anyways..

    btw, i love to be wrong, so keep your fingers crossed..

    ==

  • ooberlung

    Obama is a chronic liar, just like his father Satan.

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  • Indiana

    Let’s save us all a bunch of misery….how about we only cover Barry’s comments when he tells the truth? Oh…..what peace and quiet that would be!

  • Where’s the MF money Jon?

    “6. endeavouring to misuse the Central Intelligence Agency, an agency of the United States;”

    Quoting from articles of impeachment against Richard M.Nixon.

  • Of course he lied, it would be stupid to think Hussein doesn’t lie to we the peeps. Osama bin Obama is nothing if not an Islamarxist and has been since birth in Indonesia to an Islamist father and a Marxist mother, or was it the Kenyan father whatever. You’d have to be a village idiot like Molon Labe to think he doesn’t lie to those detested Americans.

  • bg

    ++

    S. Wolf #43 November 19, 2012 at 6:48 pm

    take a gander..

    ==

  • labman57

    Uh, sorry. Speculative supposition and fact-devoid innuendo delivered by Mad Man McCain and the “fair and balanced” pundits on FOX News make for a nice soap opera-style narrative, but they do not constitute “proof” of nefarious activities by members of the Obama Administration.

  • bg

    ++

    labman57 #45 November 19, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    oh yeah, now just imagine where
    that leaves, NBC, CNN & CBS?? 😯

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    labman57 #45 November 19, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    ph btw..

    that wasn’t Fox, go figure..

    ==

  • L.E. Liesner

    Obama has been lying to the American people for the last four years and yet was re-elected. Of course with all the voter fraud we will never really know if he was elected or not. I agree that impeachment would be great for cleansing the country of this sorry excuse of a president, but it would be another exercise of futility knowing the make up of the senate. Politics has taken the place of justice and according to the Declaration of Independence “When in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for the People to dissolve the Political Bands which…” It seems that time has come. The words “Political Bands” could be replace with the more appropriate words “Political Gangs” to describe this bunch in office today.

  • bg #44

    As plausible as anything else. Hussein has covered his tracks well. All I know is he is the least American president in history.

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