Benghazi, Lies and Videotape

obama5Shocking White House emails released to the public Tuesday by government watchdog group Judicial Watch shed new light on the Obama administration’s brazen dishonesty with the public about the deadly Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. Statements from top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes confirm what critics have long alleged: that the Obama administration’s to priority in the wake of the attack was not to seek justice for the fallen or confront the threat to our nation, but to lie to the public about the nature of the attack in order to improve President Obama’s image in an election year.

It is the tragedy of our times that that the US government advocated the video excuse as a justification for the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi — or even the attack on the US embassy in Cairo on 9/11/12. It should be common knowledge to Western governments by now that Islamic leadership habitually justifies Islamic terrorism as a reaction to some kind of injustice or offense perpetrated against Muslims. This happens all the time in the commission of terrorist attacks or after they have been perpetrated. But instead of exposing the Islamic lie as usual, America facilitated the terrorists’ excuses. This is not a bad deal for jihadists who are only too happy to see nations victimized by terror defend jihad on behalf of Muslims.

As a matter of fact, Muslims over many centuries have trained Coptic Christians and other Middle East oppressed minorities to blame themselves for Islamic jihad and to ignore the obvious Islamic jihad violence.

Since jihad against other nations is a violation of international law, Muslims have discovered that they have no choice but to lie about their motivation and religious obligation to engage in jihad. It is not the author of this article who is saying this about Muslim culture, but the Islamic law books themselves; they clearly state that Muslims are obliged to lie if it is for the benefit of Islam.

Lying to justify jihad comes to people of the Middle East naturally and without hesitation. Even I was guilty of protecting Islamic jihad at any cost when I used to be a young journalist in the Middle East years ago. Lying to protect Islam has thus developed into a virtue that comes naturally to Muslims after centuries of forced practice of the Sharia obligation — and most Muslims no longer realize the connection to Sharia nor realize that what they are saying is lying.

Muslims shamelessly justified 9/11 with incredible fabricated stories about oppression of Muslims, America’s foreign policy, the occupation, etc. But when such excuses were discredited, the Muslim leadership never gave up and, until today, continues the blame game. The versions range from how Arabs could not have accomplished such a sophisticated terror attack by airplanes (their favorite excuse) to how 9/11 was a Jewish conspiracy or that the American government itself is behind it, etc.

No one in the Bush administration was so reckless as to buy any of the Arab excuses. Even NYC mayor at the time, Rudy Guiliani, would not accept a $10 million donation for disaster relief from Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal after the prince suggested U.S. policies in the Middle East contributed to the September 11 attacks. America cannot afford to collaborate with Arab excuses over terrorism under any circumstances. If America accepts Islamic excuses for terror it is not just an invitation to more terror, but it is descending to the level of banana republics, which fool their own people into believing lies.

Western nations have always understood this pathological Islamic game and never bought it — until Sept 11, 2012, when the Obama administration coordinated an excuse for the violent attacks on the US Embassy in Cairo to avoid the embarrassment that al-Qaeda was alive and well even in Egypt, which was headed by the Muslim Brotherhood at the time. It was the first time in US history that one could see the US government not only buying the jihadist excuse, but also facilitating it.

The US State Department, even before the attacks in Binghazi, issued a statement to support the Egyptian government’s claims that the violent demonstrations were about a video when the rioters themselves never carried any signs indicating the problem was the video. What the rioters carried were al-Qaeda black flags, which they placed on top of the US Embassy building on the day they believe that Islamic jihad triumphed over the great Satan. The State Department statement said:

“The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions.”

The above statement by the embassy was meant to tell the Egyptian government, “We believe your lie” and to provide acceptable talking points to Egypt as to the cause and nature of the riots. This is the first time in Islamic history where a nation that is a victim of Islamic terror has ended up participating in providing an excuse for terror. The Obama administration facilitated Islamic deceit to cover up jihadist terrorism. That is how the Muslim world viewed America’s apology over the video.

Until the release of the Judicial Watch emails, White House Jay Carney wanted to convince America and the world that Benghazi was a reaction to “broader protests in the region” due to the video, when in fact it was a coordinated excuse between the Egyptian government and the US government. This coordination helped both governments save face. The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood administration did not have to apologize to the US and at the same time, the Obama administration did not have to engage in a military confrontation with al-Qaeda a few weeks before the elections. Thus the video was the only excuse that helped both sides, the perpetrator and the victim, to bury the inconvenient hatchet.

According to a friend of mine in Egypt, who wishes to remain anonymous, the rioters against the US embassey in Cairo on Sept 11, 2012 had no clue about any video initially, but were motivated by doing something against the US on the 9/11 anniversary. The apology from the US Embassy gave the terrorists and also the Egyptian police protecting the embassy the feeling that the rioters were justified.

Obama has a natural instinct about the Arab psyche and entertains it more than what is acceptable by American standards. It is sad to see that the Obama administration instinctively feels a need to make excuses for terrorism the same way Muslims have been trained to do for centuries.

Obama is training the American mind to ignore their instincts, what they see, hear and believe about Islam.

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  • truebearing

    Obama…The Meccan Horse. He makes Benedict Arnold look like a staunch patriot.

    What Obama is doing is treason of the worst kind. He is not only aiding and abetting an enemy, he is helping that enemy subjugate the citizens of this country to a false religion that will kill anyone who won’t submit, and make the lives of those who do a daily torture. Obama is pure evil, and he is a Muslim.

    I would like to suggest to the leftist women who whine about Islamophobia, that they acquire a black burka and move to Arizona, wearing it every day, in the sun, as they serve the every whim of abusive, misogynistic men. Then we’ll see who the islamophobes are…if they live long enough to come to their senses.

    • Wayne Stewart

      How very true islam is vile and evil and should be stopped full stop

      • Myrtle Linder

        We have one hope to survive, get rid of the big three Obama, Biden and Holder and replace them with GOD. GOD is the only one who can save us.

  • alericKong

    Obama put the Moslem Brotherhood in power. On 9/11/12 they turn on him and burn alive Ambassador Stevens and Navy SEALs.

    Obama goes to bed early, blames America and then flies out to a Vegas fundraiser. Communists don’t care because they want their welfare fraud to keep coming.

    • Lanna

      Dear Leader had many more important things to do besides worrying about 4 Americans who were expendable. He had to make sure his campaign tour was a total success, and didn’t want the bad news to cloud the great ones image! Then when the bodies were brought back to the states, Mrs. Clinton looked the families of the slain in the eyes and told them that she would get to the bottom of the attacks…Well here we are 2 years later and there is still no honesty coming forth from the entire administration.

  • Davros11

    We all deserve it people, we should be pointing fingers, naming names, taking names, making lists, whatever it takes to show Islam and it’s cult members to the world!

  • Habbgun

    The videotape was an excuse and a lie which means that there was a process to find and use Nakoule. Is anyone investigating how that process was carried out? If we know that MB and Obama Admins collaborated at some level on a lie why was Nakoule so acceptable to both parties? Did the admin target Americans when convenient (we do know the IRS did) for punishment for Islamic attack and finally selected Nakoule? How did this whole scenario come to pass?

  • bruce lorraine

    Well ‘bama may be training America but some of us are untrainable and will most likely be the first to go.

  • nimbii

    A key thing is that Brig. Gen Lovell stated that Hillary lied when she whispered to one of the parents of the fallen heroes at the funeral, that they would get the maker of the video. There aren’t words for Clinton, Obama and Biden.

  • SamZebra

    really? explain this, bubba

    13 Benghazis That Occurred on Bush’s Watch Without a Peep from Fox News:::

    January 22, 2002. Calcutta, India. Gunmen associated with Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami attack the U.S. Consulate. Five people are killed.

    June 14, 2002. Karachi, Pakistan. Suicide bomber connected with al Qaeda attacks the U.S. Consulate, killing 12 and injuring 51.

    October 12, 2002. Denpasar, Indonesia. U.S. diplomatic offices bombed as part of a string of “Bali Bombings.” No fatalities.

    February 28, 2003. Islamabad, Pakistan. Several gunmen fire upon the U.S. Embassy. Two people are killed.

    May 12, 2003. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Armed al Qaeda

    terrorists storm the diplomatic compound, killing 36 people including nine Americans. The assailants committed suicide by detonating a truck bomb.

    July 30, 2004. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. A suicide bomber from the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan attacks the U.S. Embassy, killing two people.

    December 6, 2004. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Al Qaeda terrorists storm the U.S. Consulate and occupy the perimeter wall. Nine people are killed.

    March 2, 2006. Karachi, Pakistan again. Suicide

    bomber attacks the U.S. Consulate killing four people, including U.S. diplomat David Foy who was directly targeted by the attackers. (I wonderif Lindsey Graham or Fox News would even recognize the name “David Foy.” This is the third Karachi terrorist attack in four years on what’sconsidered American soil.)

    September 12, 2006. Damascus, Syria. Four armed gunmen shouting “Allahu akbar” storm the U.S. Embassy using grenades,

    automatic weapons, a car bomb and a truck bomb. Four people are killed, 13 are wounded.

    January 12, 2007. Athens, Greece. Members of a Greek

    terrorist group called the Revolutionary Struggle fire a

    rocket-propelled grenade at the U.S. Embassy. No fatalities.

    March 18, 2008. Sana’a, Yemen. Members of the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic Jihad of Yemen fire a mortar at the U.S. Embassy. The shot misses the embassy, but hits nearby school killing

    two.July 9, 2008. Istanbul, Turkey. Four armed terrorists attack the U.S. Consulate. Six people are killed.

    September 17, 2008. Sana’a, Yemen. Terrorists dressed as military officials attack the U.S. Embassy with an arsenal ofweapons including RPGs and detonate two car bombs. Sixteen people are killed, including an American student and her husband (they had been married for three weeks when the attack occurred). This is the second attack on this embassy in seven months.

    • Brenda

      You are intentionally missing the point here Sam.
      This is the point, Obama did not only go along with the excuse for terrorism against America, but participated in the propaganda to defend the terrorists’ feeling they are right to terrorize because of the video. Obama and not Bush are on the side of the terrorist excuses. Obama makes excuses for terrorism and cover it up and treating Americans like his enemies, while Bush and any normal American leader will not buy Arab excuses…After 9/11, Bush did not say Muslims are upset at our foreign policy and that is why they did 9/11. Obama only put the video maker in Jail, no one else!!!!!!!!! I hope you get it now Sam.

      • SamZebra

        you are babbling nonsense with no basis in reality; it has already been investigated many times like the bogus IRS hearings; you did hear progressive groups were targeted as much as cons.? lol lol

        • Boogie’s Daddy

          Yes, I heard that lie as well. Trouble is, there was no evidence that liberal groups were targeted. Why didn’t Lois Lerner opologize to the liberal groups when she apologized about the conservatives being targeted? because the liberals were never targeted.

          • SamZebra

            do you think everyone is lying to you? boo!

        • CosmotKat

          NO sir you are dissembling like an Islamist trained to lie.

          • SamZebra

            “I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.”

            –George Orwell, 1984

    • CosmotKat

      Didn’t you get the memo…Al-Qaeda on the run. You are deflecting from the issue and that is the Obama administration is purposefully aiding and abetting terrorism.

    • Libslayer

      What a load of progressive taqiyya.

    • liz

      So what?
      The fact that there were terrorist attacks while Bush was President is supposed to prove that Obama isn’t enabling terrorism?
      There is not even a connection there, much less an argument.

      • SamZebra

        Enabler? Lol lol lol…guess what? He’s black, is that clear?

        • liz

          So in other words, any criticism of him is racist.
          How convenient.

          • SamZebra

            Did you finally figure that out?

    • fpm

      Do you believe a criminal assigned to
      investigate his criminal friend will produce a valid result?

      • SamZebra

        What is your educational level?

    • fpm

      A good record keeping I guess. One thing I can see that’s missing was Mr. Bush had used unrelated events to cover up those attacks and gave the perpetrators a pass while lie about it to get elected.

      • SamZebra

        You guess? My guess is you’re nuts? Correct? lol lol

      • Lanna

        Bush didn’t have to lie about anything because we had the pictures of all the hijackers which were radical Islamists…Mohammed Atta being the Ring leader of the bunch! Bush’s administration formed Homeland Security which did a terrific job and was extremely successful, until Obama got elected and then he put muslims in all the jobs…Not hard to figure out why America is under assault!

  • Libslayer

    Obama supports Islamists.
    He fundamentally agrees with them.

  • SoCalMike

    The 3 am call came but at 5:30 in the afternoon.
    Obama bailed out to go to bed early for a fundraiser the next day and Hillary just rolled over and went back to sleep to finish off her nap before dinner.

  • Christopher Riddle

    Someone on the radio(Joe Pags)just reminded us that Obongo was still”Spinning”this Lie when he addressed The UN on September 25(2012)!Why have I Only Heard This”REMINDER”Once???What can”The SpokesBoy”Say To This???

  • Bamaguje

    Obama had to lie about the Benghazi terror attack because he facilitated it.
    Gaddafi was about to crush the Benghazi Islamist insurgents, when Obama and his NATO allies bombed him out of power under the bogus pretext of promoting democracy and “protecting civilians.”
    NATO’s 7000 bombing sorties in Libya killed far more people than Gaddafi’s troops.

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  • fpm

    If the legislature branch does not see or know this is both an act of treason and a high crime intentionally committed by this administration as a group, then there is little hope for the freedom loving people besides a second civil war.