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  •  I Believe the Attack was on our Consulate (0+ / 0-)

    IF this comes up in the debate; it's a problem for Obama.

    throwing our "intelligence services" misinformation under the bus as some sort of excuse is feeble; nobody is buying this.

    the other lame excuse; "normally we don't have Marines stationed at our Consulates" won't wash either. Libya is far, far from being a "normal", stable nation. there are 1,000's of people armed with military style weapons walking around with little to do.

    IMHO, 30-40 Marines at our Libyan Consulate would have saved the life of our Ambassador and the lives of the other three staff people, also valuable, important personnel.

    the other excuse-- "the repugs cut spending for security" won't likely wash either... we spend hundreds of Billions of dollars per year on our military.. the notion we can't get 30-40 Marines to help out in an UNstable nation like Libya is total bullcrap.

    "A civilization which does not provide young people with a way to earn a living is pretty poor". Eleanor Roosevelt

    by Superpole on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 11:16:20 AM PDT

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