Posts Tagged ‘executive privilege’

Benghazi: The Truth Exposed…Part 3 of 3

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Article Co-Written by Craig Andresen and Diane Sori

After the attacks in Benghazi many questions remained that needed answers even after the Johnny-come-lately FBI investigation said all hadbenghazi 1 been answered, and those who wanted to protect the Obama regime by refusing to answer them was in full operational mode. The Rose Garden speech blaming the video…Obama jetting off to Vegas for a fund raiser…Susan Rice spreading the video nonsense on five Sunday shows…Hillary and Obama blaming the video at the memorial service as the caskets of Christopher Stevens, Sean Smith, Tyrone Woods, and Glen Doherty arrived…and more of Obama’s blathering on about the video ruse at the U(seless) N(ations). We do NOT need to go into details with which everyone is already all too familiar. What we must do however, is connect the most disturbing of dots. Let’s begin with the ‘stand down’ orders.

Issuing a ‘stand down’ order does follow a specific chain of command, and the one relating to Benghazi would go like this, in order from top to bottom…President, Secretary of Defense, Secretary’s of the various armed services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the various Chiefs of Staff for each military service, the Commanding General for AFRICOM, and the local command structure under AFRICOM.

All in the command chain below Obama have denied giving such an order, including then Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, then chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (remember, Dempsey testified that orders were given to assist in Tripoli but NOT to assist in Benghazi but NEVER telling who gave that order but we know it was NOT him). And all the military branch Chiefs have also said they gave NO such order. And while AFRICOM Commander General Carter Ham did give testimony in a closed door hearing before the House Armed Services Committee investigating Benghazi, we still do NOT know his testimony, but know that if he had given such an order it would have been made public for all to hear for it would have cleared Obama, especially important because everything possible is being done to try and distance him from this event, especially after his nonsense about a YouTube video.

But NO such announcement assuming responsibility for that ‘stand down’ order has been made by General Ham so logic would dictate he gave NO such order. And remember, Panetta announced back in October 2012, that General Ham would be retiring for refusing to obey orders NOT to assist the US personnel in Benghazi on that fateful night, and that on Saturday, October 27th, Panetta confirmed that General Ham had indeed been ‘relieved’ of his AFRICOM command.

Now here is something interesting about the official command chain…neither the Vice-President nor the Secretary of State is in that chain. But, the Vice-President and the Secretary of State do have the authority through the President to countermand any one below the President. And while the National Security Council and the Department of Homeland Security Secretary influence military decisions (to some degree) through the National Security Act and through their advisory positions to the President, they do NOT have the authority to issue an actual ‘stand down’ order on their own as that can ONLY be done by those in the direct chain of command.

Yet according to whistleblower Gregory Hicks (the Deputy Chief of Mission in Libya at the time of Benghazi), who when testifying before Congress said that after the first attack a security team left Tripoli for Benghazi with two military personnel, and that four members of a special forces team in Tripoli wanted to go in a second wave but were ordered to ‘stand down’ (but he did NOT know who gave that order).

And remember…

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Somehow, This MUST Be Bush’s Fault

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

In truth, this week hasn’t been a great deal different that any other for the Emperor when it comes to dodging and weaving around the truth. After 3 1/2 years, it starts to blur.

This MONTH, however, has probably been the single WORST month of his reign and, it’s not going to get any better. Out of what is going to go down in history as THE worst month for ANY Oval Office occupant in an election year, THIS WEEK has been arguably the single worst WEEK of his reign.

Oh…considering everything that’s been going on leading UP to this week, it never stood a chance of being a good week but, the Emperor has only made it WORSE without any outside assistance.

While the Emperor’s worst week ever has encompassed MANY different issues, let’s just look at 2 KEY parts of it.

By now, one would have to think that the Emperor is too dizzy to swing a golf club.

It’s been quite a week hasn’t it? Obama is spinning like a lathe, doing about faces and augering  himself into quite a hole. Just how bad can one week get?

Let’s do a little exercise in comparison shall we?

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HOLDER HELD IN CONTEMPT- OBAMA CLAIMS EXEC PRIVILEGE!!!

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

BREAKING!!! ERIC HOLDER  SENT A LETTER TO THE WHITE HOUSE ASKING THAT THE DOCUMENTS SUBPOENAED BY THE HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE BE HELD UNDER EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE!!!

THE WHITE HOUSE AGREED TO

EXERT EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE!!!

DESPITE HIS ZERO HOUR REQUEST OF THE WHITE HOUSE, OBAMA’S CLAIMING OF EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE   AND AFTER HAVING OBSTRUCTED THE HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE FOR MORE THAN A FULL YEAR, ERIC HOLDER HAS BEEN FOUND IN CONTEMPT OF CONGRESS BY THAT COMMITTEE!!!

ONE THING IS CRYSTAL CLEAR…IF WHAT IS IN THE SUBPOENAED DOCUMENTS WERE TO SHOW THAT NEITHER HOLDER NOR ANYONE AT HIS LEVER OR ABOVE HAD NO KNOWLEDGE OF THE OPERATION OR PARTICIPATED IN A COVER UP OF FAST AND FURIOUS…THEY WOULD BE MORE THAN HAPPY TO TURN THE DOCUMENTS IN QUESTION OVER TO THE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.

THE FACT THAT HOLDER HAS ASKED FOR AND BEEN GRANTED EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE AMOUNTS TO ADDING FUEL TO THE FIRE REGARDING INAPPROPRIATE ACTIVITIES, KNOWLEDGE OF AND THE COVERING UP OF, FAST AND FURIOUS.

The fact that such Executive Privilege could have been granted at any time in the last 14 months regarding these documents and that Obama waited until literally 10 minutes before the Oversight Committee’s contempt vote adds to the speculation that there are things VERY damaging to the Obama administration contained in them that Obama does NOT want Congress or the AMERICAN PEOPLE to see and now adds Obama himself into the cover up of the operation, the murder of Agent Brian Terry and the obstruction of the investigation into both.

UNLESS HOLDER HAD CONVERSATIONS DIRECTLY WITH OBAMA REGARDING FAST AND FURIOUS, IT’S OPERATION AND/OR THE COVER UP OF IT AND IT’S  STANDING IN THE MURDER OF AGENT BRIAN TERRY…INDICATING KNOWLEDGE OF THE OPERATION AND ITS COVER UP WENT ALL THE WAY TO THE OVAL OFFICE…EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE CAN NOT BE EXERTED CONSTITUTIONALLY!!!

IF OBAMA WAS INDEED INVOLVED OR HAD SUCH KNOWLEDGE, IT FLIES IN THE FACE OF SWORN TESTIMONY PROVIDED BY ERIC HOLDER BEFORE CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES WHICH WOULD BE PERJURY!!

HERE IS WHAT OBAMA HAD TO SAY ON THE SUBJECT OF EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE BACK IN 2007…

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