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What the Benghazi Leaks Mean

August 2nd, 2013 - 7:19 pm

Was the cover-up necessary even to defend the administration’s “perfect” record against terrorist attacks on Americans”? No.

The expose of this arms-supply channel would have bothered few and changed nothing. But since we knew already that the administration was helping arm anti-American, antisemitic, anti-Christian, homophobic, and anti-women Islamist terrorists, I don’t think the difference was huge.

Did the cover-up have to lead to the refusal to defend properly American personnel to prevent what they were doing from leaking out? No

In short this program of lies, deception, and coverup wasn’t even necessary. Those Americans may have been rescued and those lies might have been avoided with no harm to the administration.

I think that tells a lot about how the Obama Administration treats and manipulates the American people.  And it also tells us about its very profound incompetence and ignorance.

More: Is the CIA Creating ‘Aliases’ for Benghazi Survivors?

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Let us assume that by some miracle a Republican is elected President,
and by some further miracle she has the spine to offer a blanket pardon
to all whistleblowers who come forward with information on the various
'false scandals' of the Obama administration. Further, she orders all military personnel and CIA operatives to come forward and tell all they know, regardless of classified status. What would be revealed ? Who would go
to prison ? What would the Progressives be willing to do to prevent this ?
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I think you meant Goebbels. "Gobbles" are acts of gobbling.

I agree with most of your comment, but the problems are bigger even than Obama's ego (and that's enormous). As you indicate, it's the leftist ideology which can't abide the truth. Obama and his pack of scoundrels do what they do, and have the egos that they do, because the ideology of the left defines itself as beyond question and promises an apotheosis to those who follow it. Once someone becomes a committed leftist ideologue they need never question the morality of any of their own actions. They are super-moral by virtue of being a committed leftist ideologue. Witness Ted Kennedy and Mary-Jo Kopechne, Bill Clinton's philandering, Weiner, and there's so many more ...
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I suspect (no evidence), that the AQ attackers knew where to hit because we were dealing with them and they got mad we were dealing dirty. The cover up is to occlude the fact that AQ not only wasn't "on the run," but that contrary to decades of policy the US was indeed negotiating with terrorists.
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I have seen no evidence that this operation was supplying weapons to Syria. If someone can furnish some, please reply.

There's another explanation for the operation: it may have existed solely to remove as many MANPAD's from Libya as possible. That is a legitimate national security interest.

It is also possible that this operation would involve double-dealing with some groups, and perhaps even dealing directly with Al Qaeda.

My question is this: is information being hidden from the properly cleared members of Congress - the intelligence committees. If it is not, this is simply not a scandal (not supporting them when attacked remains a scandal). Furthermore, if these operations were sensitive enough, unusually strong efforts to shut up and conceal the operatives make a little bit of sense (why unusually strong? because of intense partisan interest).

So, do we really have a scandal here, or are we wasting our time howling over a non-issue? It wouldn't be the first time the Democrats have used false scandals to make fools of Republicans.
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There would be no point in the extraordinary measures being taken by the CIA as reported by Tapper, even if Gowdy has been misled (and that has by no means been ascertained), if it was a transshipment of weapons to Syrian rebels, even if that included MANPADs and other dangerous devices.

CIA personnel sign a blanket nondisclosure agreement on hiring, it is so comprehensive there is no need for further agreements. And monthly polygraphs are the sort of thing done to those openly suspected of leaking or spying for the other side.

It simply makes no sense to take the sort of steps we can be fairly sure are being taken if we already know the gist of what was going on. There is something which has not come out yet which powerful people are determined not to allow to come out. Whether they can succeed in this effort remains to be seen (or not).
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I don't think it's that 'benign' either, Barry. They were not satisfied with the pace of things in Syria. But more than that, there was evidence that former Qaddhafi weapons ended up in Gaza and Sinai as well. In other words, what needed to be covered up was not just the support of Jihadists in Syria but facilitating, most likely with Morsi's help, the supply of Jihadists operating against Israel directly.
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Here is what the leaks mean - http://adinakutnicki.com/2013/08/03/benghazigates-criminal-cover-up-hiding-witnesses-changing-identities-repeatedly-polygraphing-cia-survivors-commentary-by-adina-kutnicki/

Rep Wolf, with others, is leading a heroic fight from the floor of Congress to hold the regime responsible. This blogger has been told (by a 'birdie') that a tipping point is nearing. We shall see....And, yes, the dead would be among the living, IF the POTUS, as Commander-in-Chief, had been 'available', and the CIA wasn't engaged in an illegal weapons running scheme to begin with.

Once known, it will dwarf Iran-Contra by an exponential factor!



Adina Kutnicki, Israel http://adinakutnicki.com/about/
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Thank you Adina. And to think the American patriots who have been exposing Benghazi as a massive coverrup of Fast and Furious in Arabic and an attack by Iranian-hired militias to 'rescue' their 'Red Crescent' workers have been denounced as Iranian stooges, no less! The chutzpah of these pro-CIA sock puppet troll bots knows no limits!

See Exhibit A:

https://twitter.com/StopAgitprop
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I'm confident we're not at the bottom of this sordid tale. Also, we may never reach that bottom.
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The abandonment of the Americans in Benghazi is bad enough. The man who created the film blamed by the administration was a victim too. But What bothers me most of all is the large number of Americans who voted for Obama and believe the garbage he spews. It's not only due to lack of education but to the the attitude of those people. Not only. "Me.first"; but, "Me, Me,Me!" American is being destroyed from within and it's not only Muslim converts and those who are becoming terrorists who are doing it.
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