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      10-26-2012, 02:01 PM   #1
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CIA Operators were Denied Requests for Help in Benghazi

This sh.t is getting worse by the day:

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Former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty were part of a small team who were at the CIA annex about a mile from the U.S. Consulate where Ambassador Chris Stevens and his team came under attack. When they heard the shots fired, they radioed to inform their higher-ups to tell them what they were hearing. They were told to “stand down,” according to sources familiar with the exchange. An hour later, they called again to headquarters and were again told to “stand down.”

Woods, Doherty and at least two others ignored those orders and made their way to the Consulate which at that point was on fire. Shots were exchanged. The quick reaction force from the CIA annex evacuated those who remained at the Consulate and Sean Smith, who had been killed in the initial attack. They could not find the ambassador and returned to the CIA annex at about midnight.

At that point, they called again for military support and help because they were taking fire at the CIA safe house, or annex. The request was denied. There were no communications problems at the annex, according those present at the compound. The team was in constant radio contact with their headquarters. In fact, at least one member of the team was on the roof of the annex manning a heavy machine gun when mortars were fired at the CIA compound. The security officer had a laser on the target that was firing and repeatedly requested back-up support from a Specter gunship, which is commonly used by U.S. Special Operations forces to provide support to Special Operations teams on the ground involved in intense firefights. The fighting at the CIA annex went on for more than four hours — enough time for any planes based in Sigonella Air base, just 480 miles away, to arrive. Fox News has also learned that two separate Tier One Special operations forces were told to wait, among them Delta Force operators.
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I can't fathom the explanation or excuses over this one. Thank God that these two ex-Seals disregarded orders and saved many lives while giving up their own.

This literally makes my stomach churn.
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I can't fathom the explanation or excuses over this one. Thank God that these two ex-Seals disregarded orders and saved many lives while giving up their own.

This literally makes my stomach churn.
It's getting to sound like someone didn't want to expose their balls on this one. Now it's about to come back bad bite someone on the balls. It's a shame we won't fine out who until after the election. And we all know where the "Buck should stop". But trust me it will end up being George Bush's fault....
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Probably the victims families don't think of this tragedy as a mole hill and we shouldn't either
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I get it, you literally need to walk in and see Obama bonin your mom in the rear while choking out a bunny and playing your XBox before you'd make any negative judgement against the guy.

But the situation is more aptly visualized as:
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Seriously? I am a Democrat folks and even I admit this whole situation smells funny. Mole Hill my arse. Americans died while the US government sat back and watched like it was the latest LA action flick.
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