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    Re: Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi during attacks(edit

    Quote Originally Posted by fmw View Post
    Let's look at what you said and what you suggested. Firstly you suggest by your last sentence that "they" knew in advance how long the attack would last and, therefore, they knew in advance that they couldn't get there in time? Is that right? I wonder how they knew that. Then you suggest that our Air Force would operate a fighter air base that didn't have tankers. Fighters are tactical weapons. They need to respond to emergencies quickly. they can't do that without tankers. Are you certain there are no tankers at Aviano Air Force Base just because somebody suggested there weren't? Why would they operate a fighter base without tankers? Why would an Air Force Base be unable to respond to a military crisis? It doesn't make sense. Have you asked this question or have you just swallowed what the political hacks fed you. The fact is they didn't try. They threw up their hands and gave up. You are supporting that. Why?
    Not to mention aircraft that are always on stand-by. Every base probably has aircraft that can take off within minutes, NOT HOURS.
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    Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi during attacks(ed

    Quote Originally Posted by Bronson View Post
    It's so laughable that people actually think Colbert and Comedy Central are "credible sources" of news and information. How comically embarrassing.
    They're only credible when they're ripping Fox a new one. And Colbert did it last night.
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    Re: Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi during attacks(edit

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Not to mention aircraft that are always on stand-by. Every base probably has
    aircraft that can take off within minutes, NOT HOURS.
    My oldest is in the Navy, and I try to "put him under the light" so to speak to get as much information as possible.

    He's a good kid, and hasn't divulged anything he's not supppsed to, but I asked him about Benghazi and assets that were available he stated they could have gotten there in no time and the whole "there wasn't enough time" narrative is just part ofthe lie.

    He made me laugh when he stated that the terrorist not only killed our ambassador they shut down all US local military assets and turned us into Canada.

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    Re: Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi during attacks(edit

    Quote Originally Posted by Threegoofs View Post
    They're only credible when they're ripping Fox a new one. And Colbert did it last night.
    A whole 300 people saw it too.

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    Re: Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi )

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    There was no way a military fighter jet could have done a fly by over Benghazi. The closest ones were based in Italy and it would have taken hours to arm the planes, launch them, and fly to the crisis point. Add to that is the problem of having no refueling tanker to refuel the fighters.

    By the time the jets would have arrived the attack was already over.
    Shouldn't the question at that point be why not?
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    Re: There was a stand down order given in Benghzi

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Getting to the unvarnished truth here is going to be like herding cats.
    That is an understatement. I'm basically ignoring the whole mess as there is so much partisan vomit on both sides it's going to be impossible for a while to get anything straight.
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    Re: There was a stand down order given in Benghzi

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    That is an understatement. I'm basically ignoring the whole mess as there is so much partisan vomit on both sides it's going to be impossible for a while to get anything straight.
    Isn't it handy, then, that we have people coming forward who aren't speaking for either party?

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    Re: Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi during attacks(edit

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    That is an
    understatement. I'm basically ignoring
    the whole mess as there is so much partisan vomit on both sides it's going to be impossible for a while to get anything straight.
    Your'e ignoring the "whole mess" because it's exceedingly obvious the Democrats are disgusting low-lifes who got caught trying to cover up the murder of 4 Americans.

    They relied on their useful idiots to push the meme that it was " A CONSPIRACY !!" and they relied on a subjective complicit media to perpetuate the protest lie.

    So, you either want the truth or you sink to their level.
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    Re: Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi during attacks(edit

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    It
    doesn't prove there were WMD's. What it does prove is that the following Democrats thought they did: President Clinton; Madeline Albright; Clinton's National Security Advisor Sandy Berger; Senators Carl Levin, Tom Daschle, John Kerry and others in a letter to the President; Nancy Pelosi (bolded because you seem to think her hands are clean); Al Gore . . . hell, I could go on and on.

    It's obvious you didn't even read them, for God's sake. Those who blame Bush and say he was fighting his daddy's war...that it was all about oil...are full of baloney.
    I don't like Pelosi or Al Gore. When Bush against Al Gore, I wanted GWB to win. Since then, I have lost a lot of respect for the GOP and for Bush.


    Iraq was his war, he fought and pushed hard for it. He led the call to war, and there were no WMDs. He should have made his decision to get a bunch of people killed more carefully, not to mention it put the country in debt and we are still trying to prop up the Iraqi government.


    His principles were neo conservative, and I am not a neocon.

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    Re: Diplomat: U.S. Special Forces told "you can't go" to Benghazi during attacks(edit

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    You'll
    get no argument from me. But. For those who say it was Bush's Daddy's War and Bush's War for Oil? They're full of ****.
    I never argued that. What I am more concerned about is obvious neocon presence in the GOP today. And yeah, the democrats are know for going along with them. That is problem a IMO. That doesn't prove Bush was right. It just shows the neocons have power over both parties.

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