Daily Archives: November 2, 2012

Breitbart: Sandy Fall Out: Food & Generators Diverted to NYC Marathon

Staten Island Borough President Jim Molinaro blasted Mayor Bloomberg’s decision to divert needed supplies from Staten Island to this Sunday’s New York City marathon:

Molinaro urged New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Wednesday to cancel Sunday’s New York City Marathon. The race’s staging area is on Staten Island and Molinaro said it would be “crazy, asinine,” to have the race after what has happened.
“My God. What we have here is terrible, a disaster,” Molinaro said Wednesday. “If they want to race, let them race with themselves. This is no time for a parade. A marathon is a parade. Now is the time to put your shoulder to the wheel. If they want to prepare for something, let them prepare for the election, not a marathon.”
“Do you realize how many police officers you need for a marathon?” he asked. “There are people looting stores on Midland Avenue. There is looting taking place in the homes on the South Shore that were destroyed. That is where we need the police.”

In New York City, apparently these days the Bloomberg show must go on — even at the expense of those truly in need.

Read it here.

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Devastated New Jersey Turns Down NON UNION Utility Crews

They were asked to come to New Jersey and help restore electricity but were told to go back because they were non union.

Crews from Decatur Utilities headed up there this week, but Derrick Moore, one of the Decatur workers, said they were told by crews in New Jersey that they can’t do any work there since they’re not union employees.
The crews that are in Roanoke, Virginia say they are just watching and waiting even though they originally received a call asking for help from Seaside Heights, New Jersey

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The MSM FINALLY Discovers Benghazi As a News Worthy Story

As Jennifer Rubin points out in her Washington Post ‘Right Turn’ blog:

After weeks of silence, a plethora of mainstream media news stories have popped.

See the links below:

Search Results

  1. CIA officials in Libya made key decisions during Benghazi attacks

    Chicago Tribune3 hours ago
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – CIA officials on the ground in Libya dispatched security forces to the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi within 25
  2. Media discover Benghazi, notice Obama stonewalling

    Washington Post (blog)3 hours ago
    Well, it finally happened. The mainstream media have figured out that Benghazi is a big story and potentially a serious national security scandal

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    Show more

  3. Marco Rubio On Benghazi: ‘There’s Classified Information That

    Business Insider1 hour ago
    In contrast to how he handled Benghazi, Obama is winning plaudits for managing the crisis and striking up what some political observers

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    Show more

  4. Libyan militia’s failed security at Benghazi

    Washington Post (blog)10 minutes ago
    At 9:40 p.m. on Sept. 11, when CIA officials at the agency’s Benghazi facility learned of the attack on the U.S. consulate one mile away, they
  5. Fox’s Benghazi story punctured on Fox

    Washington Post (blog)42 minutes ago
    Jobs · Krauthammer · CIA’s Benghazi timeline · Hurricane · Drones ? The choice · In Benghazi timeline, CIA errors but no evidence of

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    Show more

  6. Pentagon foresaw possibility that attacks on US posts in Benghazi

    Washington Post19 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says that the U.S. military was ready within a few hours of the terrorist attacks on U.S. outposts in eastern

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    Show more

  7. Polling Benghazi

    National Review Online (blog)36 minutes ago
    Despite the administration’s unashamed stonewalling over the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that cost four American lives,
  8. New documents from Benghazi show pointed concern – by Gordon

    Foreign Policy (blog)3 hours ago
    The Benghazi attack stays in the news because the story keeps unfolding. This morning there are new details from an exclusive FP report about
  9. Letters: Benghazi questions

    North County Times15 hours ago
    In response to “You have the blood of an American hero on your hands” (Editorial, Oct, 31): THANK YOU for having the courage to make a

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    Show more

  10. “Tell the TRUTH About Benghazi

    Slate Magazine (blog)by David Weigel1 hour ago
    HILLIARD, Ohio — The final Obama push begins here, in the fairgrounds in this Republican-leaning town. On the approach, a few blocks from
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Breitbart: Sandy Fall Out: Food & Generators Diverted to NYC Marathon

Staten Island Borough President Jim Molinaro blasted Mayor Bloomberg’s decision to divert needed supplies from Staten Island to this Sunday’s New York City marathon:

Molinaro urged New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Wednesday to cancel Sunday’s New York City Marathon. The race’s staging area is on Staten Island and Molinaro said it would be “crazy, asinine,” to have the race after what has happened.
“My God. What we have here is terrible, a disaster,” Molinaro said Wednesday. “If they want to race, let them race with themselves. This is no time for a parade. A marathon is a parade. Now is the time to put your shoulder to the wheel. If they want to prepare for something, let them prepare for the election, not a marathon.”
“Do you realize how many police officers you need for a marathon?” he asked. “There are people looting stores on Midland Avenue. There is looting taking place in the homes on the South Shore that were destroyed. That is where we need the police.”

In New York City, apparently these days the Bloomberg show must go on — even at the expense of those truly in need.

Read it here.

Tell ’em where you saw it. Http://www.victoriataft.com

The MSM FINALLY Discovers Benghazi As a News Worthy Story

As Jennifer Rubin points out in her Washington Post ‘Right Turn’ blog:

After weeks of silence, a plethora of mainstream media news stories have popped.

See the links below:

Search Results

  1. CIA officials in Libya made key decisions during Benghazi attacks

    Chicago Tribune3 hours ago
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – CIA officials on the ground in Libya dispatched security forces to the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi within 25
  2. Media discover Benghazi, notice Obama stonewalling

    Washington Post (blog)3 hours ago
    Well, it finally happened. The mainstream media have figured out that Benghazi is a big story and potentially a serious national security scandal

    +

    Show more

  3. Marco Rubio On Benghazi: ‘There’s Classified Information That

    Business Insider1 hour ago
    In contrast to how he handled Benghazi, Obama is winning plaudits for managing the crisis and striking up what some political observers

    +

    Show more

  4. Libyan militia’s failed security at Benghazi

    Washington Post (blog)10 minutes ago
    At 9:40 p.m. on Sept. 11, when CIA officials at the agency’s Benghazi facility learned of the attack on the U.S. consulate one mile away, they
  5. Fox’s Benghazi story punctured on Fox

    Washington Post (blog)42 minutes ago
    Jobs · Krauthammer · CIA’s Benghazi timeline · Hurricane · Drones ? The choice · In Benghazi timeline, CIA errors but no evidence of

    +

    Show more

  6. Pentagon foresaw possibility that attacks on US posts in Benghazi

    Washington Post19 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says that the U.S. military was ready within a few hours of the terrorist attacks on U.S. outposts in eastern

    +

    Show more

  7. Polling Benghazi

    National Review Online (blog)36 minutes ago
    Despite the administration’s unashamed stonewalling over the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that cost four American lives,
  8. New documents from Benghazi show pointed concern – by Gordon

    Foreign Policy (blog)3 hours ago
    The Benghazi attack stays in the news because the story keeps unfolding. This morning there are new details from an exclusive FP report about
  9. Letters: Benghazi questions

    North County Times15 hours ago
    In response to “You have the blood of an American hero on your hands” (Editorial, Oct, 31): THANK YOU for having the courage to make a

    +

    Show more

  10. “Tell the TRUTH About Benghazi

    Slate Magazine (blog)by David Weigel1 hour ago
    HILLIARD, Ohio — The final Obama push begins here, in the fairgrounds in this Republican-leaning town. On the approach, a few blocks from
Tell ’em where you saw it. Http://www.victoriataft.com

Devastated New Jersey Turns Down NON UNION Utility Crews

They were asked to come to New Jersey and help restore electricity but were told to go back because they were non union.

Crews from Decatur Utilities headed up there this week, but Derrick Moore, one of the Decatur workers, said they were told by crews in New Jersey that they can’t do any work there since they’re not union employees.
The crews that are in Roanoke, Virginia say they are just watching and waiting even though they originally received a call asking for help from Seaside Heights, New Jersey

WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

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Rees Lloyd: BENGHAZI-GATE: A Disgrace To The Nation By Obama, Media–And Us If We Remain Silent

 What is now being called  “Benghazi-Gate” by internet journalists and bloggers but being ignored by the major American media, other than investigative reporters of Fox News, is a disgrace to the nation, and a disgrace to those of the major national media who pose and posture as impartial, objective, independent journalists.


Whatever the politics, party, or choice for president any American may have, the impartial, independent, objective reality is that what happened in Benghazi–and in its aftermath — is a national disgrace.

It is now beyond all reasonable doubt that the administration of President Barack Hussein Obama, and Obama himself,  did not speak truth to the American people of what happened at Benghazi, nor how, and why it happened. 

The repeated representations of the Obama administration — and Obama himself, including at the United Nations — have now been exposed as utterly false political concoctions that Benghazi was a spontaneous response by a mob to an internet purported “trailer” to a (non-existent) film bashing the Prophet Muhammad as, among other things, a child-molesting sexual predator who married his favorite wife at the age of 6 and consummated the marriage when she was 9 years old.” (That allegation, of course, happens to be a factually correct, in contrast to the contrived false representations of the Obama administration about Benghazi.)
Obama’s false representations, like the false representations in the Watergate scandal, are a poison that damage the body politic, and the soul, of the  nation. That poison can only be remedied by exposure of the truth by Obama and his administration–and/or by the media.

It is the media, after all,  who tout that their very reason for existence is to serve “the public’s right to know” the truth of the government. And it is government, after all, which exists to serve the people, not the other way around. 

Our American government exists  by the “consent of the governed” under our Declaration of Independence and Constitution. But the “consent of the governed” becomes a meaningless hoax if that consent is obtained by hiding the truth, or deliberately covering it up by false representations. Lies.
  
But Obama, while asking Americans to re-hire him as President for another four years, refuses to forthrightly address the Benghazi scandal and answer the critical questions presented.

Obama’s refusal to deal honestly with what is rightly now deemed “Benghazi-Gate” is a disgrace not only to Obama and his administration, but to the nation itself.

Simply stated: Americans died, and Obama lied. And continues to lie. Blatantly. Boldly. In utter contempt of the American people, to whom he and Joe Biden pose the question: “Who do you trust?”

Meanwhile, the major media, led by the New York Times, does not fulfill its duty to serve “the public’s right to know.” It fails to cover the Benghazi scandal. Whatever happened to the NY Times boast of “all the news that’s fit to print”? In truth, the NY Times and others of the major print and broadcast media, including the networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) are not reporting on the Benghazi scandal. Instead, they are covering-up the Obama cover-up, as utterly contemptuous of “the people” as is the Obama regime.

Only Fox News, so belittled and dismissed by the Obama regime and liberal elitists as not a “real” news medium, continues to do investigative journalism which was once the pride of journalists generally, almost daily exposing new facts which expose the lies of Obama and his regime.

The failure of the NY Times and other major print and broadcast media to treat the Benghazi scandal as “non-news,” failing to report on it, is a disgrace to modern journalism itself.

I respectfully suggest that “We, the People” should demand that politicians and media elites cease and desist to participate in treating Americans like ignorant lemmings to be led by lies, and to report truthfully on Benghazi and its aftermath in fulfillment of their respective duties.
 
In that regard, I submit for your consideration an op-ed column in the Washington Times today by three Senators demanding that Obama answer “Five Unanwered Questions.” Their demand ought to be supported by all Americans, whatever their party.


We are but days before choosing who will serve as president of the United States, in the U.S. Senate, and in the House.  In doing so, we will be deciding, as free Americans, what kind of nation America shall be — as the differences between the two candidates for president,  and the two parties,  as to the nature of government and governance,  could not be more stark: The one, Romney and his party, stand for a nation of limited government, personal responsibility, and free enterprise; and the other, Obama and his party, stand for big government, personal dependency on government, and European-style democratic socialism with a government-managed economy and, among other things, socialized medicine (Obamacare).
  
The decision of what kind of nation America is to be should be made by free, fully-informed Americans regarding Benghazi, far and away the greatest national scandal since Watergate. The decision on the presidential election, and what kind of nation America shall be,  should not be made with vital facts concealed and covered up by by a President and Commander-in-Chief who refuses to address critical questions forthrightly and honestly about a terrorist attack by Muslim fanatics in which Americans were murdered, and American military ordered to “stand down” not to go to their rescue. 

       

“All that is necessary for evil triumph, is for good men to remain silent,” said the conservative sage and statesman Edmund Burke  many generations ago.

What Edmund Burke said then remains true today. To the degree that we Americans of this generation remain silent in the face of this Benghazi scandal, and the refusal of  Obama and the major media to let the truth be known in order for Americans to decide who will be their president and what kind of nation we shall be,  to that degree we Americans, “We, the People,” are as culpable as is Obama and the major media supporting him, in disgracing the nation. Enough is enough.
(Rees Lloyd is a longtime California civil rights attorney, a veterans activist, and a member of the Victoria Taft  Blogforce.)

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