Published: Thursday, June 12 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT
Apparently this writer has insider information that apparently reveals that the
President apparently ordered a stand down.Apparently I missed this
apparent news on Fox news. My apparent trusted news source of course.
There was no "stand down" order given. That only happened on Fox News,
not in the real world.
"We are a WARLIKE PEOPLE...easily distracted from our assignment of
preparing for the coming of the Lord. When enemies rise up, we commit vast
resources to the fabrication of gods of stone and steel — ships, planes,
missiles, fortifications — and depend on them for protection and
deliverance. When threatened, we become anti-enemy instead of pro-kingdom of
God; we train a man in the art of war and call him a patriot, thus, in the
manner of Satan's counterfeit of true patriotism, perverting the
Savior's teaching [to love your enemies]."—LDS Church
President Spencer W. KimballUtahns overwhelmingly voted twice for
Bush/Cheney.That is the disgrace!My President is doing
just fine...actually, he's doing a fantastic job despite what the armchair
Oh my...Another "Benghazi" letter.First
it's was the birth certificate - and that didn't stick..Then
Rev. Jeremiah Wright.Next Solandryn, and now Benghazi.Keep flinging mud until something sticks...You daily entertainers
[Limbaugh, Hannity and Beck] have made themselves Millionaires doing it.
I guess the problem here is this is based on a fictional recounting of what
happened in Libya, versus what the record says really happened. So sure, make
up a version of history, and it can say anything you want. I think what is a
shame is the need to stretch history to justify hate. Lets be
really clear.... there were no US soldiers on the ground in Libya ready to
assist, but were told not to. None. We had US embassy security, but
suggesting they should left their post to secure a CIA compound in a distant and
not controlled city is a foolish notion. Tripoli is over 1,000 kilometers away,
The nearest combat troops were more than 400 miles away in Italy.I
find it odd how we mourn the loss of two US CIA contractors, and yet just
yesterday 5 military people die in a friendly fire incident... and that is not
top of mind. Surely its not just because of political value is it?
Great example of a straw man argument. Make a statement about someone and
assume it's true, then attack that person based on that assumption.Here's the problem. A report by Republicans on the Armed Services
Committee recently declared: "There was no 'stand down' order
issued to US military personnel in Tripoli who sought to join the fight in
Benghazi." A bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee report released in
January said: "The Committee has reviewed the allegations that US personnel,
including in the IC (Intelligence Community) or DOD, prevented the mounting of
any military relief effort during the attacks, but the Committee has not found
any of these allegations to be substantiated."I realize that any
amount of evidence or testimony by those who know the truth will never be enough
to change someone's mind who is focused on criticizing the president. But
it would be nice if we could all base our arguments, tirades or hatred on truth,
rather than folly.
Obama "apparently" did this and that? It's clear from the umpteen
investigations into Benghazi that Obama "actually" did not do what this
writer says he "apparently" did. More artificial facts from the AM radio
You know you think the DN would be a little concerned about printing letters
where the opinions expressed are so well known to be false.But
apparently not. Sad!
I heard this on talk radio and saw it on Fox News. I now read it in the DNews
as well. That must make it so. Is it a scandal if a small group of people
continue to repeat the same allegations over and over with no basis in fact?
We really need to stop publishing these nonsensical letters and giving these
rantings attention.Seriously, ignore the static and move on. Let
these people rant with tin foil hats on until the cows come come. Pay no
attention to them. Turn the page and let's move on
Doesn't this letter get published once a week?
I did not know that the President of the United States had such omnipotent
powers through the World.I also did not know that this letter writer
had such omnipotent all-seeing , all-knowing powers either...The
rest of "mortals" here on this Earth must seem like bateria to them.
Excuses offered by the left for BO's failures is so very hypocritical! They
demand so much from GWB and make excuses for BO!
The letter writer wrote:"This president has shown weakness in
directing our military men and women."Who directed our military
to the capture and killing of the world's #1 criminal, Osama Bin Laden?
Apparently the letter writer doesn't know what the definition of weakness
is."I heard this on talk radio and saw it on Fox News. I now
read it in the DNews as well."Wasn't it said, "If you
tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to
believe it."? I think fox hopes that if they repeat a lie so many times
eventually people will believe it. Examples may include how tax increases in the
rich hurt job creation, min wage increases will cost jobs, global warming is a
hoax, and that the President ordered a stand down."Doesn't
this letter get published once a week?"Yes. Shameful, isn't
it? And then we wonder why civil dialog in this state is so poor? Why so many
are lashing out at Utah establishments? It really has become silly, our one
party theocracy where 1 party can do no right and the other can do no wrong.
Great piece of fiction. That's all I can say. Geez.
Read the article in the Deseret News, May 6, 2014, "Rep. Jason Chaffetz
accuses White House of hiding Benghazi documents", then check on Jay Carney,
Susan Rice and Hillary Clinton.The Administration "fired"
Jay Carney, the press secretary who fed the press what the President wanted us
to "know". Susan Rice was fired from her job as United
States Ambassador to the U.N.Hillary Clinton was fired from her job
as Secretary of State.Three high ranking officials were thrown under
the bus because of Benghazi. Documents that would show exactly what happened
have been labled "top secret" and will be sealed for about 25 years.Meanwhile, the families of those four brave men killed in the attack
wait for answers. It looks like they'll wait for a while longer. So much
for the "most transparent" administration in U.S. history.
@Mike RichardsThe Administration "fired" Jay Carney, the
press secretary who fed the press what the President wanted us to
"know". Susan Rice was fired from her job as United States
Ambassador to the U.N.Hillary Clinton was fired from her job as
Secretary of State===========Jay Carney
resigned...approached the President, not the other way around. Press Secretary
is a very demanding job. Sounds like he wants to spend more time with his
family.Susan Rice was not fired. In fact, she was given a job as
National Security Advisor. Sounds like someone "failed up"Hillary Clinton was not fired. She too resigned. Most cabinet members only
serve one term; Colin Powell, Condolezza Rice. What she did was not out of the
ordinary at all. And certainly if she were fired, she would not be considered
the Democratic frontrunner for 2016 Presidential campaign, and the current
favorite to win the Presidency.
"Three high ranking officials were thrown under the bus because of Benghazi.
Documents that would show exactly what happened have been labled "top
secret" and will be sealed for about 25 years."Seriously
Mike Richards, where do you dig this stuff up? Not even the best fantasy authors
are so creative!
@MR-Thou shall not bare false witness against thy neighbor....and
yet with full knowledge of the facts you still continue daily to spread rumors
and falsehoods as truth.Some do it in ignorance, some do it because
they can.This letter writer continues, along with this newspaper, to
try and perpetuate these lies by rapidly repeating them and hoping no one will
look up the truth.
Re: Mike RichardsAlthough I have disagreed with many of your
opinions, I always respected them and gave them credit as possibly credible
because you seemed so and adamant while expressing themBut the
"Jay Carney, Susan Rice and Hillary Clinton Firing" statements now give
me cause to seriously question your credibility! Please tell us you really
don't think these individuals were actually fired, thus restoring our
confidence in your ability to sort AM Radio rhetoric from fact!
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