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Families of men who died in Benghazi deserve to know the truth

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To the editor,

Five days from the one-year anniversary of the "Benghazi scandal", Henry Osmer has implored Steve Earle and yours truly to explain why we think that massacre was a scandal. Okay, Henry, I'll give it one more shot to see if I can bring you out of the darkness and into the light.

— The security was sorely lacking prior to the terrorist attack despite numerous cries for help. Why?

— No one knows who ordered the military generals to stand down so that for over eight hours no help ever came. Why?
— Why was the attack blamed on a anti-Muslim video for two weeks when the truth was known almost instantly?
— Why has the cover up continued for a year with no arrests when our president promised the terrorists would be captured and prosecuted?
— Why has there been no accountability for the whereabouts of President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during most of that night?
— Why have the potential whistle-blowers been intimidated into silence?

— It has recently come to light that as a result of Benghazi, allegedly, jihadist terror groups have stolen 400 ground-to-air missiles and are now controlled
by those jihadists.

But Henry, it goes far deeper than just the above bullet points. It now appears that the Obama administration, the Democrat party and the complicit media are behind the corrupt cover up in order to avoid another Jimmy Carter debacle which gave rise to Reagan conservatism. It is crystal clear that the White House was shielding President Obama from any political damage during his re-election campaign. The CIA's alleged, illicit role in smuggling weapons from our Benghazi compound to Turkey and eventually to Syria has never been proved nor disproved.

Drone button pushing aside, President Obama has gone out of his way to sympathize with the Muslim world and go after anyone who dares to slander the Prophet of Islam. Overseas contingency operations, man-caused disasters, workplace violence, rules of engagement, military political correctness and elimination or avoidance of any references to radical Islam and Islamic terrorism is akin to lying about Imperial Japan after the Pearl Harbor attack.

James Lewis has assured us that Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett, John Brennan and Hillary Clinton are intimately familiar with the war theology of Islam. They know that the Al-Qaeda signature is always to commit mass murders twice on the same day and thus the Cairo Embassy attack. For those of us who have our heads out of the sand, the fact that the Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the White House is no secret though the mainstream media treat that fact as just some conspiracy kookiness.

Henry, if you really want to know about the deadly serious, long range consequences of Benghazi and the Obama pro-Muslim and anti-American culture of corruption then read articles from the following Middle Eastern experts: Walid Phares, Whalid Shoebat, Brigette Gabriel, Nonie Darwish, Reza Kahlili, Erik Stakelback, Raymond Ibrahim, Frank Gaffney, Michael Scheuer and K.T. McFarland. Or check out what the following military folks have to say on the subject: Lt, Col, Ralph Peters, Col. David Hunt, Gen. Jack Keane, Col. Allen West or Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer. Then perhaps, if you do have an open mind, you will finally understand why Benghazi is a scandal and that it is a day that will live in infamy. If you are of the belief that this is a phony scandal, then let me ask you this. After a year, do the families of Stevens, Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods and Sean Smith deserve to know the truth and have justice served?

Russ Wiles