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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    Quote Originally Posted by Iron Yank View Post
    Actually the BBC is just pointing out the obvious, this is no revelation to anyone because there are multiple sources. But even at that I wouldnt be surprised if they left out some of the more incriminating stuff to go easy on there fellow idealogue
    This is really a duhh moment.

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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    This shouldn't be a surprise. NOWHERE in the United States has appropriate levels of security. Few if any foreign consulates, embassies, and military bases have appropriate levels of security from what I have read over the years.

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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    If the BBC has a fault it's that it projects the government line all too readily. We currently have a Conservative government, though American ideologues here might think it too "Liberal".
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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    Quote Originally Posted by Tigger View Post
    This shouldn't be a surprise. NOWHERE in the United States has appropriate levels of security. Few if any foreign consulates, embassies, and military bases have appropriate levels of security from what I have read over the years.
    However it might have been a good idea to let the Marines defend themselves by allowing them to have bullets in their guns.

    It seems BHO is concerned that some Muslims might get hurt.

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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    However it might have been a good idea to let the Marines defend themselves by allowing them to have bullets in their guns.

    It seems BHO is concerned that some Muslims might get hurt.
    Far as I understand it...

    The story about the marines not having bullets was false.

    It's unsurprising that you'd want to keep pushing the story since any excuse to tow the far right wing in Americas party line is perfectly okay with you, even if it isn't factual.

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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    However it might have been a good idea to let the Marines defend themselves by allowing them to have bullets in their guns.

    It seems BHO is concerned that some Muslims might get hurt.
    Totally agreed, and I'd be all for a much looser ROE as well.

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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    It's mildly interesting to note the alacrity with which the ideologues abandon their disdain of the BBC as an accurate relay of news when it appears to support their partisan obsessions.

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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    However it might have been a good idea to let the Marines defend themselves by allowing them to have bullets in their guns.

    It seems BHO is concerned that some Muslims might get hurt.
    1) The story about the Marines have been shown to be false.
    2) That story was about Egypt not Libya.

    Carry on.

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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    Quote Originally Posted by Grim17 View Post
    The more we learn about the attacks earlier this week, the more nieve and incompetant the Obama Administration is looking.


    BBC News - US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'
    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    But...but...but...it ain't Obama's fault! Whatta-you think he is? The prez? Commaner in chief?
    It's certainly a tragedy, and they certainly needed better security, but it makes me a little sick to see it used for petty politics.

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    Re: BBC: "US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security'"

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    It's certainly a tragedy, and they certainly needed better security, but it makes me a little sick to see it used for petty politics.
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