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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:24 PM

Re: Benghazi...why do people expect a perfectly accurate answer in 24 hours?

An illegal act happens in another country and some, few here, but some, expect an answer that leaves no doubt, is unimpeachable, is 100% of all the information we have, even if that information would tip off those whom the US suspected of responsibility.

And another thing. It's 2012. Why can't the skeptics handle ambiguity among the explanations for what happened?

People wrongly think that it can't be an act of terror unless Al Qaeda was involved --oh it can be.

People wrongly think that it can't be terror if there was a protest at the same time.

People wrongly think that two things can't be happening simultaneously, civil unrest and terrorist elements targeting our embassies simultaneously, taking advantage of the cover social unrest provides for them.

Why are the skeptics so unwilling to believe all but the most cartoonishly simple explanations for this incident, while simultaneously believing in an elaborately nuanced and complex coverup?

I think I'm tired of this.

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Reply Re: Benghazi...why do people expect a perfectly accurate answer in 24 hours? (Original post)
CreekDog Nov 2012 OP
hrmjustin Nov 2012 #1
JaneyVee Nov 2012 #14
dem4ward Nov 2012 #2
Sekhmets Daughter Nov 2012 #3
Webster Green Nov 2012 #11
Sekhmets Daughter Nov 2012 #12
DollarBillHines Nov 2012 #13
Evergreen Emerald Nov 2012 #4
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struggle4progress Nov 2012 #7
CreekDog Nov 2012 #8
kydo Nov 2012 #5
GeorgeGist Nov 2012 #6
Horse with no Name Nov 2012 #9
Riftaxe Nov 2012 #10

Response to CreekDog (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:27 PM

1. Because they needed an issue, but than God the people saw past the gop and fox news bull on...

... this story. I still would love to know what the cover-up is.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 09:19 PM

14. I remember how the 9/11 Commission took 3 years to complete.

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Response to CreekDog (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:30 PM

2. Because they all have internet A.D.D!

 

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Response to CreekDog (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:30 PM

3. Reasonable people don't expect accurate answers within 72 hours

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yet along 24. But then, when was the last time you saw a reasonable Republican? The MSM is pushing the narrative now that the election is over. There aren't any real skeptics...just people with an agenda.

I think the only real journalist left in the US today is Matt Taibbi...wish he had a broader audience.

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Response to Sekhmets Daughter (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 06:05 PM

11. Matt is great!

Amy Goodman would qualify as well. She does real journalism every day. She is amazing!

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Response to Webster Green (Reply #11)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 06:10 PM

12. I'm not familiar with her work...

perhaps I've read her and have failed to log in her name...Age can do that

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Response to Sekhmets Daughter (Reply #12)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 09:18 PM

13. Google "Democracy Now" nt

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Response to CreekDog (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:32 PM

4. It's political.

They are looking for reasons to diminish the president. It started before the election...it did not stick. They are ramping up the rhetoric now...suggesting that the President purposefully lied to the American people, covered up wrongdoing. The facts do not matter.

Both McCain and his buddy know that investigations take time, that the CIA hides information from the public, that there is classified info. They also know that petreaus signed off on the talking points.

They are lying to us. Why? They are trying to take down the President by using the deaths of the four Americans. Reprehensible.

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Response to Evergreen Emerald (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:44 PM

8. Thanks. And welcome back!

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Response to CreekDog (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:38 PM

5. you mean why do republicans expect democrats to perfectly accurate answers in 24 hours

cause I don't recall dems bitching and moaning like little spoiled rotten brats 24 hours after an earlier Sept 11 terrorist attack. dude and this one happened on our soil so like the info should have been right there but how long did that 911 commission report take?

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Response to CreekDog (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:39 PM

6. To piss people off ...

And you have fallen for it.

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Response to CreekDog (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:49 PM

9. They demanded fast answers in a fluid situation

so they could impugn their character and call them liars if the situation fleshed out differently.


They are looking for a "lie" to spin for impeachment.

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Response to CreekDog (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 05:55 PM

10. I thought the probation violation perp walk

of the ignoramus who produced the you tube videos was hilarious.

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