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  •  Blood. Boiling. (17+ / 0-)

    It's all on the line tonight. I hope Obama has a sharp comeback for this nonsense.

    •  Easy to Debunk Libya Tragedy (4+ / 0-)

      “1.) The State Department security officials who testified before Rep. Issa's panel requested more security in Tripoli, not Benghazi. But this is irrelevant, given.......

      2.) The Security Official who made the request testified, "Let me say a word about the evening of September 11th (2012). The ferocity and intensity of the attack was nothing that we had seen in Libya, or that I had seen in my time in the Diplomatic Security Service. Having an extra foot of wall, or an extra-half dozen guards or agents would not have enabled us to respond to that kind of assault......It is critical that we balance the risk-mitigation with the needs of our diplomats to do their job, in dangerous and uncertain places. The answer cannot be to operate from a bunker." And what was known by the people who denied the request for more security.......

      3.) "There was no specific tactical warning intelligence preceding the September assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, an attack that took the lives of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans," according to Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr.”

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