Monthly Archives: October 2012

Exclusive: Classified cable warned consulate couldn’t withstand ‘coordinated attack’

The U.S. Mission in Benghazi convened an “emergency meeting” less than a month before the assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, because Al Qaeda had training camps in Benghazi and the consulate could not defend against … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……November 1

1 November 1620 – 41 Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, anchored off Massachusetts, signed a compact calling for a “body politick.” 102 Pilgrims stepped ashore. They called themselves Saints and the others Strangers. One passenger died enroute and 2 were born … Continue reading

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Triple amputee Marine walks out, throws first pitch

A special thanks to @WayneLaster for the tip….OM Nick Kimmel has been a baseball fan his entire life, but he never could have imagined four years ago that the game he loves would play such an important role in helping him get … Continue reading

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Nasty campaign tactics: Phony voting instructions

With a week to go until Election Day, the nasty campaign tactics are coming out. People in Florida, Virginia and Indiana have gotten calls falsely telling them they can vote early by phone and don’t need to go to a polling place. … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……October 31

31 October 1803 – Congress ratified the purchase of the entire Louisiana area in North America, which added territory to the United States for 13 subsequent states. 1861 – Citing failing health, General Winfield Scott, commander of the Union forces, … Continue reading

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Free meals for Veterans on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is soon approaching and there are many restaurants and companies who want to thank our veterans by providing them with discounts or a free meal. To those companies offering veterans a free meal or discount, the military community … Continue reading

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Petraeus: Benghazi Was Spontaneous Attack

Editors Note: What happened to General Petraeus that he has fallen in line with the lies and falsehoods put forth by the Obama Administration? Why would the head of the CIA say the the terrorist attack was a “Spontaneous Demonstration” … Continue reading

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Was Obama in Charge—or Not?

Much has been made of President Obama’s considerable use of the pronoun “I” on the night he announced to the nation the killing of Osama bin Laden. As Mark Bowden notes in his recently published account of the killing and the … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……October 30

30 October 1799 – William Balch becomes Navy’s first commissioned Chaplain. 1862 – Dr. Richard Gatling patented a machine gun. The Gatling Gun consisted of six barrels mounted in a revolving frame. A later version with ten barrels, fired 320 … Continue reading

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Obama: I’m offended that people would accuse me of not being forthcoming about Benghazi

Editors Note: HE’S OFFENDED???? Well Mr. President I am offended and most Americans are offended that you and your administration saw fit and continue to see fit to lie to the American people and the world. You knew real time … Continue reading

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First China, Now Italy? Fiat Says Chrysler, Jeep Production May Move to Italy

Coming hot on the heels of speculation that some Jeep production may be moved to China comes a bombshell from a Bloomberg report. Fiat is now considering moving Chrysler and Jeep production to Italy. According to the piece, “To counter the … Continue reading

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Hillary Asked For More Security In Benghazi, Obama Said No

Reports suggest that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama didn’t see things the same on Benghazi. She wanted more security for diplomatic personnel, but Obama said no. Rush Limbaugh predicted as much when Clinton took the blame … Continue reading

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Navy Replaces Admiral Leading Mideast Strike Group Because of Ongoing Investigation

Editors Note: This comes at a time when General Carter Ham at AFRICOM was also suddenly relieved of duty following the terrorist raid on the Benghazi Consulate. It has been said under good authority that both officers were relieved for … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……October 29

29 October 1682 – The founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn, landed at what is now Chester, Pa. William Penn founded Philadelphia. Penn founded Pennsylvania as a “Holy Experiment” based on Quaker principles. 1813 – The Demologos, the first steam-powered warship, … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……October 28

28 October 1790 – NY gave up claims to Vermont for $30,000. 1793 – Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker, was born. He was an American inventor, gunsmith and arms manufacturer. Remington was trained in blacksmithing, but turned to gunsmithing at … Continue reading

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Libyan witnesses recount organized Benghazi attack

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — It began around nightfall on Sept. 11 with around 150 bearded gunmen, some wearing the Afghan-style tunics favored by Islamic militants, sealing off the streets leading to the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. They set up roadblocks … Continue reading

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Ten Questions for the White House

Friday, in response to questions regarding the events of September 11 in Benghazi, President Obama said this: “Nobody wants to find out more what happened than I do. But we want to make sure we get it right, particularly because I … Continue reading

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Media Blackout: Why Obama Dodged the Libya Question

President Obama ran into a buzzsaw yesterday while doing a round-robin of satellite interviews with local news outlets in crucial swing states — and by “buzzsaw,” I mean that rare form of species known as a “real reporter.” Kyle Clark … Continue reading

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Local news reporter grills President Obama on Libya, ‘bullshitter’ remark

In an unusually direct and at times tense interview with Denver local news station KUSA, President Barack Obama on Friday admitted on two occasions that he doesn’t know whether the administration denied requests for military assistance by the U.S. Embassy … Continue reading

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Senators demand White House declassify Libya video…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials defended their response to the September attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, amid new claims that the White House failed to send help quickly enough as militants overran the mission. The U.S. … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……October 27

27 October 1787 – The first of the Federalist Papers, a series of 77 essays calling for ratification of the U.S. Constitution, was published in a New York newspaper. The essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay were … Continue reading

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Blockbuster Report Contradicts Panetta’s Claim of ‘No Real-Time Intel’ During Libya Attack

A blockbuster report just released from Fox News proves that Barack Obama has failed in his primary responsibility: Protecting the lives of the American people. According to Fox News’ Jennifer Griffin, on three occasions during the seven-hour September 11th anniversary … Continue reading

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Father of slain SEAL Tyrone Woods accuses White House of murder

Editors Note: Being a combat veteran myself I can think of no more demoralizing revelation than that of the government not having the backs of Americans in service to their country. To have 3 repeated calls for support denied is … Continue reading

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Petraeus Throws Obama Under the Bus

Breaking news on Benghazi: the CIA spokesman, presumably at the direction of CIA director David Petraeus, has put out this statement: “No one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims to the contrary … Continue reading

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Green jobs stimulus program wastes cash

President Obama’s green jobs training program, which was part of his stimulus, has failed on most key jobs measures, according to a new internal audit that found it was training workers who already had jobs that didn’t need green energy … Continue reading

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