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by Cerebral_DownTime » Sun Sep 16, 2012 9:57 pm
Orenthal wrote:Yes, Franklin was crippled.
by Adverb Harry » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:16 pm
by Orenthal » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:07 pm
by Orenthal » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:41 pm
by Fire Marshall Bill 2.0 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:01 pm
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:Orenthal wrote:Yes, Franklin was crippled.This and chAIR Force made me lol.
by Fire Marshall Bill 2.0 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:05 pm
by gotribe31 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:59 am
When Stevens finished his final meeting of the day, he escorted a Turkish diplomat outside the main entrance of the building. The situation was calm, the officials said, and there were no protests. Five U.S. agents and four local militiamen were providing security.A little more than an hour later, around 9:40 p.m., everything changed.The compound's agents were alerted by loud noises, gunfire and explosions near the front gate. A barracks near the entrance for the local militiamen was burned down. In the control center, agents watched on cameras as a large group of armed men flowed into the compound.
A six-member quick reaction security team arrived on the scene from its compound across town, the officials said. About 60 Libyan militiamen accompanied the team, and it again tried to secure a perimeter around Stevens' building, taking turns searching inside. Taking fire, the Libyan forces determined they couldn't hold the perimeter. An evacuation plan was quickly put in place to retreat to the reaction force's compound.
by Commodore Perry » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:16 am
Though some administration officials had initially said that the attack grew out of protests over an anti-Muslim film, the senior State Department official told reporters today that "nothing was out of the ordinary" on the night of the attack.
by dmiles » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:47 am
by danwismar » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:12 am
by gotribe31 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:29 am
by dmiles » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:49 am
by danwismar » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:26 am
dmiles wrote:I read somewhere that the "video" had something like 500 hits on it before the Libya mention. Any way to verify that? Some kind of trending stats on youtube? You young'uns who think Barack will clean up in the foreign policy debate are not paying attention. This is very much a "what have you done for me lately" world, and this Libya mess might just be the final downfall of Barack.
by danwismar » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:38 pm
by dmiles » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:19 pm
by rebelwithoutaclue » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:29 am
For fiscal 2013, the GOP-controlled House proposed spending $1.934 billion for the State Department’s Worldwide Security Protection program — well below the $2.15 billion requested by the Obama administration. House Republicans cut the administration’s request for embassy security funding by $128 million in fiscal 2011 and $331 million in fiscal 2012. (Negotiations with the Democrat-controlled Senate restored about $88 million of the administration’s request.) Last year, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that Republicans’ proposed cuts to her department would be “detrimental to America’s national security” — a charge Republicans rejected.
Through their outbursts, cryptic language and boneheaded questioning of State Department officials, the committee members left little doubt that one of the two compounds at which the Americans were killed, described by the administration as a “consulate” and a nearby “annex,” was a CIA base. They did this, helpfully, in a televised public hearing.
by jerryroche » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:44 pm
by dmiles » Sat Nov 10, 2012 1:42 am
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