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Mon Nov 19, 2012, 09:06 AM

Could Obama have waved a magic wand and saved Ambassador Stevens?

Could Obama have waved his magic wand and saved Ambassador Stevens?

Recent military successes have led people to believe we have elite strike forces stationed and ready to go in every corner of the world. Never mind that Seal Team 6 practiced for weeks at a mock up of Bin Laden's hide out. They forget the "Black Hawk Down" incident. We had an aircraft carrier thousands of troops and attack helicopters and didn't get everyone out alive.

With all the arms left over from the revolution, could the bad guys have been waiting for our helicopters and strike force with the arms needed to take down helicopters? I wonder if we would be talking about 50 Americans dead if this was such a trap?

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Grantuspeace Nov 2012 OP
pinboy3niner Nov 2012 #1
Skidmore Nov 2012 #2
htuttle Nov 2012 #3
Coyotl Nov 2012 #4
veganlush Nov 2012 #5
edhopper Nov 2012 #6

Response to Grantuspeace (Original post)

Mon Nov 19, 2012, 09:11 AM

1. If only they'd sent out the BatSignal

Obama would have donned his cape, rolled out the Batmobile, warmed up the Batplane, and saved the day!

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Mon Nov 19, 2012, 09:12 AM

2. People watch way too many movies.

And some of them apparently believe in teleportation.

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Response to Grantuspeace (Original post)

Mon Nov 19, 2012, 09:24 AM

3. Sure he could have, if he'd had a magic wand!

But magic wands don't exist, so no.

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Response to Grantuspeace (Original post)

Mon Nov 19, 2012, 09:38 AM

4. Could the United States stay out of Lybia?

The focus seems to be on the events of the one day rather than an examination into what the CIA was doing in Lybia. What role did CIA activity play in the causation of an attack, if any?

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Mon Nov 19, 2012, 09:41 AM

5. I think it's useful to remember

that Obama liberated Libya from it's dictator without spilling a drop of American troops blood. The fact that we lost four people in the aftermath is of course very unfortunate but they knew the risks and they knew the level of security they had. They were there voluntarily serving their country. If Obama had liberated Libya the way bush and the repugnants would have, we would have lost, and would still be losing, thousands of young American troops.

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Mon Nov 19, 2012, 09:42 AM

6. I bet if the Repugs

had not blocked the extra expenditures the State Dept. requested for security, he may have been saved.

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