US intelligence warned embassy in Egypt of concern about anti-Muslim film
September 14th, 2012
12:40 PM ET

US intelligence warned embassy in Egypt of concern about anti-Muslim film

By Suzanne Kelly

Concerned about the reaction to an anti-Muslim film that was gaining attention online, the U.S. intelligence community sent a cable to the embassy in Egypt warning of the concern, a U.S. official told CNN. It was sent 48 hours before the protests in Cairo and Benghazi in Libya, the official said.

The cable did not discuss any specific threat, the official said. It warned instead about the existence of the movie being posted on the internet and the fact that it was gaining attention. A seven minute portion of the movie aired on an Egyptian TV talk show the weekend before the protests started, according to a Department of Homeland Security/Federal Bureau of Intelligence memo obtained by CNN on Thursday.

The cable was not sent to the embassy in Tripoli, Libya or the consulate in Benghazi. US officials have said there was no intelligence ahead of the attack in Benghazi, which intelligence officials still believe was not planned. The White House spokesman Jay Carney said Friday there was no "actionable intelligence" indicating an attack was being planned.

There are hundreds if not thousands of cables sent each day, the official said, and there was no specific threat attached to this one, because a specific threat was not known.


Filed under: Egypt • Intelligence • Libya • Middle East
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  1. Kurt

    we would not need to worry about whyUnited States has been clear about how it thinks leaders should react to the anti-American violence in Libya, Yemen and Egypt this week. if we would just get out and worry about our USA, and not the rest of the world.

    September 14, 2012 at 8:09 pm | Reply
  2. sandpen4

    Homeland Security should stop issuing VISA to EGYPTIANS. And the EGYPTIAN WHO MADE THE VIDEO SHOULD BE DEPORTED OUT OF OUR COUNTRY.

    September 14, 2012 at 7:47 pm | Reply
    • dm

      We should STOP giving visas and citizenships to muslims, period!! We won't let the Christians from that region here, but we allow muslims who hate us to continue pouring in like rats. They must be STOPPED!

      September 14, 2012 at 7:53 pm | Reply
      • JOHN

        THE GOV'T IS BOWING DOWN TO THE MUSLIMS. THIS COUNTRY IS GONE..

        September 14, 2012 at 7:59 pm |
      • Jackthegeek

        Deport these illegal camels back to their country!!!!

        September 14, 2012 at 8:06 pm |
      • Kurt

        100% correct

        September 14, 2012 at 8:10 pm |
    • eken

      I served my country and fought for those people and they burn our flag.
      I guess the flag dont mean what it used to because america is lost. we are a third world country just like the rest.
      we have more immagrints in our county than we do americans. look around you and open your eyes.
      our country has been taken over right before our eyes just like the third world countries we our over populatedh immigrints. thats why we cant get good jobs because immigrints will do it for pennies on the dollar.

      September 14, 2012 at 8:12 pm | Reply
    • Jackthegeek

      Not only Egypt, but the whole muslim countries..

      September 14, 2012 at 8:12 pm | Reply
    • Guy

      Really?
      We should prevent freedom of speech because there's a possibility that someone somewhere won't like what is being said? I no more support the makers of this film anymore than I would support the KKK, but I DO support the right of them to express themselves in any legal way.

      September 14, 2012 at 8:35 pm | Reply
  3. sandpen4

    I hope and pray that Congress stops sending our hard earned TAX dollars to muslim countries. There are millions of Americans that are in need of ASSISTANCE and are being denied HELP because moneys has to be made available to help idots in countries that HATE our GUTS. Stop feeding and strengthening MUSLIMS which enable them to FIGHT and KILL Americans. It is OBVIOUS that one of the TRAITORS gave SENSITIVE information, about our Libyan Embassy, to the DESERT RATS which caused the LOSS of American lives. CONGRESS STOP SENDING OUR TAX DOLLARS TO MUSLIM COUNTRIES PLEASE?????????

    September 14, 2012 at 7:44 pm | Reply
    • sandpen4

      MOM will you please STOP interrupting me when I am having MY quiet time in THE BASEMENT. I know the washer and DRYER is down here and I know that CLOTHES do not clean THEMSELVES, but you are RUINING everything so please STOP RIGHT NOW I MEAN IT!!!!!

      September 14, 2012 at 7:47 pm | Reply
    • proudtobeamerican

      you are right man

      September 14, 2012 at 8:12 pm | Reply
    • Guy

      It wasn't an Embassy, it was a Consulate, which typically has less protection than an Embassy. If a building is attacked with grenades and people are determined to set it on fire there's not much anyone can do about it. We rely on host governments for protection but Libya is still a very chaotic country. It doesn't excuse what happened in the slightest, but to assume that some kind of inside information was required to breach the walls is nonsense.

      September 14, 2012 at 8:39 pm | Reply
  4. saeed

    usa and britain have lost thats why they insult islam because islam defeated them in iraq.

    September 14, 2012 at 7:37 pm | Reply
    • saeed

      Now I must clean imperialist slurpee machine.

      September 14, 2012 at 7:40 pm | Reply
      • Kurt

        we must stop giving you and yours support and money

        September 14, 2012 at 7:53 pm |
    • Kurt

      we need to completely get out of the middle east, we send them help, we send them money, for what

      September 14, 2012 at 7:41 pm | Reply
      • :)

        We "give" them foreign "aid" so that we can install our puppets and yes-men who in turn pocket most of the cash in Swiss banks while oppressing their own people. Also, we pay them to play nice with Israel.

        September 15, 2012 at 12:10 pm |
    • dm

      Really?? When did the government of US or Britain insult Islam? No, but they should and we should stop sending them money and weapons. Let them all starve. Once we stop helping them financially (including purchasing oil) they will drop off like flies.

      September 14, 2012 at 8:04 pm | Reply
  5. Bob

    So why do you suppose the Canadians have started pulling their folks from Iran? I don't suppose there was any intelligence that suggested upcoming issues. No, none at all.

    September 14, 2012 at 7:32 pm | Reply
    • Bob

      Then again, Canadians are a craven lot, scared of their own shadows. Only good thing about Canada is their health care system.

      September 14, 2012 at 7:39 pm | Reply
      • Freedtoo

        A stupid ignorant comment from somebody who knows nothing about Canada and it's long standing relationship with the US. Check out their commitment to NATO, Bosnia, Afghanistan, Kuwait and of the the great Iranian caper when the US embassy was over-ran by the Iranian mullahs. Fool.

        September 14, 2012 at 8:08 pm |
  6. penny wright

    An Egyptian made the film, not an American.

    They should be attacking the Egyptian embassy.

    September 14, 2012 at 7:19 pm | Reply
  7. john

    All these senseless violents in Middle East clearly indicated that vast majority of these contries are uneducated, poverty, intolerant and incompetent in their believe. They can't even take a stupid movie as criticism. I have nothing against Mulsim but I hope one day all the educated Mulism now live in the western world return to their homeland to educate their own mother, father, brothers and sisters. I would be a shame if I am a Muslim now after seen these nonsense unfold worldwide.

    September 14, 2012 at 6:40 pm | Reply
    • fred37ify

      Also proves Hillary was right ! Barrack ain't the guy you want answering that White House phone at 3 AM !

      September 14, 2012 at 7:14 pm | Reply
      • dm

        That would be a great campaign ad right about now... lol

        September 14, 2012 at 7:19 pm |
      • dm

        lol means 'laugh out loud' if you don't know

        September 14, 2012 at 7:23 pm |
      • Jackthegeek

        He would answer if the subject is about playing golf...

        September 14, 2012 at 8:10 pm |
    • JOHN

      PERFECT IDEAL CANDIDATES THAT SHOULD BE PUT AHEAD OF THE ILLEGAL LIST OF IMMUNITY. THESE MUSLIMS WILL FIT RIGHT IN GIVE THEM ALL OUR PREMIUM SOCIAL PROGRAMS.

      September 14, 2012 at 8:02 pm | Reply
  8. gordon

    If America stands for freedom of religion then why are people continuing to put down other religions? We have freedom of speech but we have to be careful how we use that freedom. If speaking your hate towards another's religion would cause unnessary deaths why would one be that irresponsible?

    September 14, 2012 at 6:36 pm | Reply
    • Bob

      Hmm, same could be said about the nasty posts on CNN about Romney's Mormon religeon...

      September 14, 2012 at 7:27 pm | Reply
      • gordon

        I agree with you. Most of the stuff that come out of people's mouths about other religions is false and just a bunch of hear say.

        September 14, 2012 at 7:38 pm |
    • dm

      Let's face facts here, there are daily insults about Christianity, Judaism, and other faiths, but you don't see any of these people going nuts, now do you? There's only one religion that demands respect, and if they don't receive it, they think they have a right to kill and do harm to others. I think these last few days, heck, take a look at the last few years and you know which faith I'm referring to. The one and only – ISLAM – the religion of "peace".

      September 14, 2012 at 8:00 pm | Reply
      • gordon

        I agree that the behavior of extreme Muslims that have hijacked the religion is 100 percent wrong. But if you know they are going to retaliate like that and you have your own people in harms way then why would one be so irresponsible as to make a film and post on UTUBE or the other "preacher" who said he was going to burn the Quran and other people where killed because of the irresponsiblity. Freedom or religiion not war on religiion

        September 14, 2012 at 8:38 pm |
    • dm

      @gordon – If the person who posted the video really is an Egyptian Christian, then I bet you million dollars he did it because of all the violence his people has seen from the Muslims over the years. After the US toppled their government, the Egyptian Christians couldn't even leave their homes, their churches were being burned down, they were attacked for no reason except being Christians – so before we try to give credit to the evil animals called muslims, let's understand how they treat people living in that region that don't practice their religion. Just sayin.

      September 14, 2012 at 8:59 pm | Reply
    • BP

      Sport?

      But seriously, I remember as a kid my parents had an album...don't remember who sang the song or even what the songs name was...but part of it went...THE FRENCH HATE THE IRISH, THE IRISH HATE THE DUTCH, AND I DON'T LIKE ANYBODY VERY MUCH.

      So, when you talk about hate of another religion or another culture I pretty much figure we all hate that which we cannot relate to or don't understand have never been exposed to.

      September 14, 2012 at 11:36 pm | Reply
  9. Thaw

    What really disgusts me about Romney is the fact that this man still blatantly refuses to retract his false statement re the memo hat he states was sent by Obama apologizing to the Moslims. Romney jumped into a situation he knew nothing about and then went on to discredit the President.

    The President did NOT send a memo . In fact the memo WAS SENT 15 HOURS BEFORE THE RIOT BEGAN BY AN INSIDE STAFF PERSON WHO WAS SCARED AND WAS IN THE EMBASSY AND WHO WAS TRYING TO PLAY DOWN THE EFFECT THE MOVIE WAS HAVING ON THE CROWDS!!!!!

    Get this straight the one who should apologize is Romney with a follow up by Ryan !!!!! These two lie constantly and they are not a credit in any way to the USA !!!!

    September 14, 2012 at 6:31 pm | Reply
    • NONNO

      Hey big empty mouth, take couple minutes , read thru all news, combine them together will tell you what going on. The administration does not have a glue about these military actions, which shows lack of intellegence in the region, period.

      The consulate is not well defended. NON. The ambassador had just one detail protection. That is the fact we know for now.

      September 14, 2012 at 6:44 pm | Reply
    • fred37ify

      Bullpoop ! The embassies were warned and Barrack ignored the warnings and left the guards defenseless ! They were understaffed and unarmed so as to not "offend" the ragheads !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111111111111111111

      September 14, 2012 at 7:18 pm | Reply
      • fred37ify

        You know, now that I read the comment I posted, I realize it makes absolutely no sense! It looks like the ramblings of a mental midget easily manipulated by AM talk radio! It's just that, well, my Saudi lover (Mike) has been gone for so long, and I miss him terribly. Anyway, I take it all back! Obama 2012!

        September 14, 2012 at 7:25 pm |
    • Just Plain Bill

      Who has authority/control of the performance of U.S. personnel outside the 50 States? Here, let me help you while you "thaw" out. It is the commander -in chief, the President of the U.S. Come on-you know...Bark Otrauma. In '63-'64 the U.S. had a constant Marine detachment inside the U.S. Embassy, a platoon (28 men) of Marines on around the clock call to arrive in 8 min., a U.S. Air Police detachment within 1 1/2 mi. and a squadron of Hueys (helicopters) 28 mis. away at Bien Hoa that could rake the streets surrounding the American Embassy with 3.5 " rockets and 7.62 mm machine guns. What was that..."why," you ask? Well, because at that time the U.S. knew that not all Asians liked us. Get it? So, now I will ask you a question if you have yet "thawed" out. Where were the U.S. Marines several days ago in Libya and Egypt? Just as Obama wants to take God out of the U.S., he also has taken security from those he expects to protect you, Thaw!

      September 14, 2012 at 8:52 pm | Reply
    • Just Plain Bill

      Who has authority/control of the performance of U.S. personnel outside the 50 States? Here, let me help you while you "thaw" out. It is the commander -in chief, the President of the U.S. Come on-you know...Bark Otrauma. In '63-'64 the U.S. had a constant Marine detachment inside the U.S. Embassy in Saigon (ever hear of Vietnam?), a platoon (28 men) of Marines on around the clock call to arrive in 8 min., a U.S. Air Police detachment within 1 1/2 mi. and a squadron of Hueys (helicopters) 28 mis. away at Bien Hoa that could rake the streets surrounding the American Embassy with 3.5 " rockets and 7.62 mm machine guns. What was that..."why," you ask? Well, because at that time the U.S. knew that not all Asians liked us. Get it? So, now I will ask you a question if you have yet "thawed" out. Where were the U.S. Marines several days ago in Libya and Egypt? Just as Obama wants to take God out of the U.S., he also has taken security from those he expects to protect you, Thaw!

      September 14, 2012 at 8:57 pm | Reply
  10. Fil-Am Conservative

    Barack and Hillary supported these Arab Spring. Even CNN with their reporter talking to Egyptians telling them how Barack influenced them. Now they are reaping what they sow. I hope they don't disown them anytime soon.

    September 14, 2012 at 6:18 pm | Reply
    • Fil-Am Conservative

      I just realized that every comment I posted on here makes absolutely no sense. I apologize! My doctor just increased my dose of meds, and maybe he went a bit too far. Sorry again, everyone, and Obama 2012!

      September 14, 2012 at 7:17 pm | Reply
      • Obama Is Useless

        Obama is like a flat tire: Black and useless.

        September 14, 2012 at 7:26 pm |
      • Obama Is Useless

        And he looks a lot like the guy who is sleeping with my mother.

        September 14, 2012 at 7:29 pm |
  11. Veritas Lavinga

    You know, had Obama upped the security at the embassy to insane levels–this attack would likely have not happened the way it did, or at all. But then they may have just rescheduled for another day when security was reduced. Who knows. All I know is that a President Romney with a VP Ryan would have done much, much better here.

    September 14, 2012 at 6:18 pm | Reply
    • Get informed

      So many things to criticize...I'm going to use some logic here. Romney wants to cut millions from out education budget, but somehow manage to spendd spend billions, trillions in nation building? If you're going to nation build, do it here in the US.

      Second, from the way he's talking it seems that Romney's preferred plan would have been to occupy Cairo and Benghazi. Remember, a huge chunk ff our soldiers are in Afghanistan, all to many are recovering from the war, and our military is stretched thin enough as it is. Where are these people going to come from? Oh yeah, and we're broke. How are we going to pay for them?

      Third, and this is just a general comment because it seems that geography isn't some of these poster's strong suit: Benghazi is not in Egypt. Libya is not in Egypt.

      September 14, 2012 at 6:35 pm | Reply
      • dm

        Sorry, but Romney does not want to start wars, he wants to better the American lives by focusing on the economy and helping small business owners grow.

        BTW, nothing in life is FREE. If you think when Obama says "free college", or "free healthcare" – you don't think that will come out of the pockets of the working class??? Wake-up!

        September 14, 2012 at 7:14 pm |
  12. Fil-Am Conservative

    Let's do another round of golf, Barack. Forget about this security briefings. It's just gonna mess up your schedule. Oh, don't forget Jay Leno's show.

    September 14, 2012 at 6:15 pm | Reply
    • sadfs

      Again, blaming Obama for some thugs's actions is EXACTLY same as those thugs blaming America and killing people for some stupid movie. Please, 1. stop watching fox-news, 2. grow up.

      September 14, 2012 at 7:08 pm | Reply
      • dm

        Was it not this administration who helped toppled the dictators of these countries? Then we end up sending billions of dollars each year to help their economy grow b/c we want them to be our allies...

        September 14, 2012 at 7:16 pm |
    • fred37ify

      Execellent post ! 10 Likes Sir !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11111111111111111111111111111111111111

      September 14, 2012 at 7:22 pm | Reply
    • msanne

      Wow...isn't that what George Bush did ..ignore the warnings about 911 and that attack was on American soil and much easier to control. And killed over 3,000 Americans. he defintely failed the 3 AM call...and Romney would have his butler pick the 3 AM call up.

      September 14, 2012 at 8:12 pm | Reply
      • dm

        @msanne: those that support Obama have selective memory issues...the "warning"came to us during the Clinton years, 1998 to be exact...intelligence gathered under the name “Operation Bojinka.” outlining terrorist planning to use airliners as weapons ...but the agencies failed to connect the dots. 3 years later we get 9/11/01"

        September 14, 2012 at 8:18 pm |
  13. Fil-Am Conservative

    Let's do another round of golf, Barack. Forget about this security briefings. It's just gonna mess up your schedule.

    September 14, 2012 at 6:14 pm | Reply
  14. HarvyBing

    Why did Obama not order reinforcements when he received this information in his daily security briefing? Oh WAIT, Obama wasn't getting his daily security briefings.
    INCOMPETENCE ! OBAMA Is GUILTY of not getting his daily briefings. Had he gotten his daily briefings, he would have KNOWN that an attack was coming.

    September 14, 2012 at 6:04 pm | Reply
  15. JC

    How ignorant is our Egyptian embassy about the culture of the country they are living in? If they were warned about this movie, and knew what it contained, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that things might get a little crazy. At least get some extra security or something. Of course, the film is just a diversion from the real issue. Al Qaeda was looking for a chance to attack the USA. My thanks go out to Obama for those inspirational images of terrorists raising the black Al Qaeda flag over our embassies.

    September 14, 2012 at 6:01 pm | Reply
  16. DearGadhafi

    Gadahfi: Miss me much?

    September 14, 2012 at 5:55 pm | Reply
  17. mike58

    Write your Congress person tell them you want them to stop all aid money to these countries attacking us NOW

    September 14, 2012 at 5:54 pm | Reply
    • slason

      The countries are not attacking us. Get your facts straight.

      September 14, 2012 at 6:10 pm | Reply
      • JESUS

        Hey genius, American embassies are US territory. Good luck passing 2nd grade.

        September 14, 2012 at 7:54 pm |
      • slason

        Yo, child, the people attacking are NOT countries. It doesn't matter if it's our soil. Doh! Your stupid brain.

        September 14, 2012 at 8:08 pm |
      • dm

        @slason – when people attack US embassies overseas they ARE attacking America. Period. The government of these people are NOT stopping the violence, hence they are supporting the violence. Make sense??

        September 14, 2012 at 8:23 pm |
      • slason

        You anti-American geniuses realize the Obama administration already told countries to, "Stop the violence and seek justice against those attacking diplomatic missions, or else the United States will." Oh yeah, they didn't report that on America hating Faux News, did they?

        September 14, 2012 at 8:57 pm |
  18. K Koch

    Ms. Kelly, You are educated - REALLY? Your English is atrocious (hicksville – & I am from the Midwest too, as you sound) . Please do viewers/readers & yourself a favor & learn to choose words w/ respect & deliver them unrushed (eg Arwan Damon, who maintains her cool under fire, literally) and to use correct expressions ("nor...Nor") & edit out unnecessary words ("There are...there are), all of which jar in your last para above. Even 24/7 TV news today is NOT an excuse for being less than professional or delivery as if at a bar. Model could be the ex-GWBush national security commentator CNN uses: poised & preponderant, thus weighty & convincing – even tho I'm sure I don't share her politics, she is a professional. That is the point.

    September 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | Reply
  19. picklepants

    And once again, the alphabet networks have to mop up and cover up for obama's failures. obama really keeps the lame stream media busy that's for sure.

    September 14, 2012 at 5:27 pm | Reply
    • aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!

      COME NOVEMBER YOU CAN ELECT THE NEO-NAZI MITT ROMMEL AND BASK IN ALL THE GLORIOUS WARS TO YOUR FACIST HEARTS CONTENT.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:31 pm | Reply
    • RapidOne

      picklepants - the media is not against you. It is not biased, and it is not your enemy. You are just a mor0n who is listening to the likes of Fox news and Limbaugh who have a very real stake in controlling you like the brainless idi0t you are. Seriously, close your mouth and learn to be quiet if you are too dumb to say anything.

      September 14, 2012 at 6:18 pm | Reply
      • picklepants

        You're right, I am a total idjit. It's just that I have been so lonely lately, with only the TV to keep me company. I will try to focus more and live a better life.

        September 14, 2012 at 7:21 pm |
      • dm

        Have you heard the recent audio recordings of the "non-bias" towards Romney?? They were staging an attack right before he came to speak to them.

        September 14, 2012 at 8:30 pm |
  20. richajam

    I am Pro American and I stil have to wonder, why does this all seem to be a' Planned' event? – who ever thought of it was very brillant. – Especialy on the Week of 9/11 Aniversary and listening to the canned responses from US Politcal heads... and all this 60 days before an election in the US(?). Didnt someone say on these blogs yesterday that maybe Martial law will be declared by Obama and elections will be postponed in the US because of War time situations? ( I hope not).

    But I agree that this all seem too much of a coincidence as too much response and media coverage is presented here.

    September 14, 2012 at 5:27 pm | Reply
  21. OBAMASUCKS

    SO WHERE IS THE TRANSPARENCY ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    September 14, 2012 at 5:27 pm | Reply
    • aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!

      ON THE CONDOM THAT BROKE WHILE YOUR GRAND DAD IMPREGNATED YOUR MOTHER SO THAT YOU COULD BE BORN.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:29 pm | Reply
      • dm

        That's your comment to a serious question?? You should be removed for stupidity.

        September 14, 2012 at 8:37 pm |
      • aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!

        YOU CALL THAT A "SERIOUS" QUESTION? YOU TOO, ARE/WERE A COMPLETE WASTE OF SPERM.

        September 15, 2012 at 12:13 pm |
    • Thaw

      YOU REALLY ARE A DISGUSTING HUMAN WITH VERY LITTL;E INTELLIGENCE !!!!!!!

      September 14, 2012 at 6:34 pm | Reply
  22. JustinA

    According to article released yesterday and listening to the news on tv, they said they were told that there was no credible threat.

    September 14, 2012 at 5:25 pm | Reply
    • Chutzpah

      That's right. Read both stories again carefully... you'll see there's no conflict here.

      September 14, 2012 at 6:05 pm | Reply
    • dm

      According to an independent UK newspaper, the administration had 48 hours prior notice about these attacks, but decided not to act – instead 4 American lives had to pay for their mistake.

      September 14, 2012 at 6:14 pm | Reply
      • John

        The EMBASSY was sent a memo 48 hours ahead by " THE ADMINISTRATION" aka State Department Intelligence. But it was a general head's up about the film.

        Oh and Bush both ignored multiple daily briefings over months that warned of al Qaeda's coming attack and hid that fact from the 9/11 Commission.

        September 14, 2012 at 6:52 pm |
      • Obama Is Useless

        John;

        Clinton was more worried about a BJ than Bin Landen.

        September 14, 2012 at 7:29 pm |
  23. KNKLHEAD

    Hindsight, 20/20 , "but please note "The cable did not discuss any specific threat, the official said. It warned instead about the existence of the movie being posted on the internet and the fact that it was gaining attention." With this limited information, most of you would have been fully prepared for what happend, right?

    September 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm | Reply
    • netndx2

      it was 9/11. seems like that fact plus any other factor would tip the scales for me...in fact I would have been ready for 9/11 alone on 9/09. I certainly would not decide to put the embassies on high alert on 9/12

      September 14, 2012 at 8:17 pm | Reply
  24. Meat for the meat heads

    I don't even need to read the comments, the anti president people or conservasheepers are sure to whine that Obama did not do his job or whatever. Fact is there was no actionable threat and second to that it the president is not the person who would normally decide to add people or security to a US office in other countries, that would be more up to an ambassador to ask for or chief of security at that office to request or CIA or a higher ranking military person to request or order. Now yes the president could order it but it is not common for a president to manage those kind of details from afar when the people there know far better what the situation is and whether they feel they need more security.

    September 14, 2012 at 5:00 pm | Reply
    • Gordon

      It's there policy to not offend. Don't hurt their feelings. Obama apology tour started and continued through his first and last term in office.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:09 pm | Reply
      • aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!

        HE WILL BE RE-ELECTED. AND WHEN THAT HAPPENS I EXPECT YOU TO KILL YOURSELF.

        September 14, 2012 at 5:33 pm |
      • PaxHominibus

        Excellent comment. And very true.

        September 14, 2012 at 5:48 pm |
      • dm

        @Gordon – you are correct. There is video evidence of this – Obama in 2009 in Cairo apologizing for America.

        September 14, 2012 at 6:17 pm |
    • Just Plain Bill

      One of the interesting things about forums such as this one is that a participant needs no intelligence to participate, quite like YOU. A forum is much like a hammer...just pick it up and strike something...anything, you can't go wrong. The bottom line regarding the anti-U.S. strikes in Libya and Egypt is that the individual occupying the Oval Office in the D.C. gets the credit.

      September 14, 2012 at 9:14 pm | Reply
  25. Art Inheaven

    Someone call the copts!

    September 14, 2012 at 4:57 pm | Reply
  26. Debby

    They keep saying about the film , but really this happened the day of 911.

    September 14, 2012 at 4:53 pm | Reply
    • Freedtoo

      The "film" is a red herring. the Egyptian TV station that aired the preamble translated it to Arabic and it was used as a pretext to attack the US embassies and start world wide violent protest against the US and it's allies.

      September 14, 2012 at 8:22 pm | Reply
  27. KNKLHEAD

    Before the wingnuts jump on Obama for not preventing actions in Cairo, please, intelligent people, look at the facts.

    The Intelligence Agency under Obama DID send a cable to the embassy in Cairo. I'd say the Intelligence Agency did the right thing. Now, the statement that there was no actionable evidence that there would actually be a guaranteed protest on Cairo is also true. Kind of like the intelligence to Bush (should both words be in the same sentence?) received saying terrorists were interested in hijacking planes. Would that cause all air travel to be shut down in and of itself? Of course not. Romney acted as a traitor to step up to the microphone to further fuel anger against the US.

    September 14, 2012 at 4:49 pm | Reply
    • noteverything

      So *Poof* the Obama administration shifts the blame to the embassy? Quit apologizing for the failures of Obama and wake up.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:56 pm | Reply
    • matt

      The fact is Obama like Carter supported the wrong group. In Carter's case he kicked off the bus the Shah of Iran, and in Obama's case, Mubarrak in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood who with open arms he even invited to the white house short of kissing them lips to lips! By your name you truly are a knucklehead as you like you beloved Obama are so unaware of what's happening in the world!

      September 14, 2012 at 4:57 pm | Reply
      • nobikiniatoll

        "fact is"?

        September 14, 2012 at 5:07 pm |
    • KNKLHEAD

      So you're 100% cool with blaming Bush 100% for 9/11 attack on WTC, then, based on your logic. Thanks for coming through for us.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:01 pm | Reply
      • Ignorance is not bliss

        Bush is not responsible for 911, Bill Clinton is you sheep. All the planning, training, and personnel moves occurred during his administration. The US government was to busy deflecting scandal after scandal of Bill Clinton. Affairs, impeachment, failed attempts to kill Bin Laden when reliable actionable intelligence was given to him. You all have to stop blaming crap on Bush. The bailouts that destroyed the economy were sponsor by democrats and approved by democrats, then shoved down Bush's and the American's throats.

        September 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm |
      • dm

        @KNKLHEAD – blame clinton who received the warnings back in '98.

        September 14, 2012 at 9:08 pm |
    • mamapajamas

      Uhm... stepped up security should be SOP in Muslim countries on the week of 9/11. Travel by Americans should be automatically restricted. The Ambassador to Libya should not have traveled to the consulate in Benghazi to open a new cultural center this week... absolutely nonessential travel.

      Stop trying to shift the blame... Obama is responsible for the actions of his State Department officials.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:09 pm | Reply
      • KNKLHEAD

        mamapajamias, you are a security EXPERT. I am wondering, did you stay home all day on 9/11, since you never know what could have happened to you. Please apply for this head of security for the US asap. You are brilliant.

        September 14, 2012 at 5:14 pm |
      • mamapajamas

        Snarky, knucklehead, but I am, in fact, a security expert.

        September 14, 2012 at 5:17 pm |
      • KNKLHEAD

        Wow! You ARE a security expert! What were you securing on 9/11? I would have called "all available security experts" to go be sure you were securing every single person and every single place on earth on 9/11. I'm sure you agree. And by "secure," I feel so safe now ... thank you.

        September 14, 2012 at 5:34 pm |
      • willie

        answer- repatriate obamas to Kenya whilst sending nukes to any and all countries who dare to attack our Embassies – i.e. you make the nukes blow up-come on America – where's our backbone gone to??? just teach the world a short sharp lesson- esp. Ishmaels – they dont understand anything but death.

        September 14, 2012 at 8:13 pm |
    • Gordon

      Obama did the same thing, critisizing Mcain and Bush during his campaign.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:13 pm | Reply
    • PaxHominibus

      Romney commented on
      [1] the fact that Marines were DISARMED in case they offended Muslim sensibilities, AND
      [2] he commented on an apologist message sent out from the embassy – which they later retracted!!!!!

      How old are yoju? Can't you read the whole report without adult help?

      September 14, 2012 at 5:51 pm | Reply
      • John

        "Disarmed"? So following Ronald Reagan's model (Lebanon).

        September 14, 2012 at 6:56 pm |
    • dm

      @knklhead – read other sources outside the US media and you will find the truth.

      September 14, 2012 at 6:20 pm | Reply
    • dm

      @KNKLHEAD – Here are some facts for you... Those that support Obama have selective memory issues...the "warning"came to us during the Clinton years, 1998 to be exact...intelligence gathered under the name “Operation Bojinka.” outlining terrorist planning to use airliners as weapons ...but the agencies failed to connect the dots. 3 years later we get 9/11/01"

      September 14, 2012 at 8:41 pm | Reply
  28. ef

    Why do so many people find excuses to engage in violence?

    Why should so many Americans have to die before we Americans get it that it is OK to step away and let others find their own path.

    September 14, 2012 at 4:46 pm | Reply
    • richajam

      GOOD thinking. I applaud your words!

      September 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm | Reply
  29. tiredofthelies

    If CNN and the mainstream media do not end their bias in favor of Obama and if they do not start holding Obama accountable by reporting the the facts and asking the tough questions, then consumers need to start boycotting these entertainment news outlets as well as their sponsors!

    September 14, 2012 at 4:41 pm | Reply
    • PaxHominibus

      Now THAT is a good, intelligent comment. Thank you!

      September 14, 2012 at 5:53 pm | Reply
    • dm

      @tiredofhelies – I couldn't agree more! Well said.

      September 14, 2012 at 8:43 pm | Reply
    • slason

      You are an unamerican idiot. Plain and simple. Gullible to corporate media outlets who only care about tax cuts and deregulation for corporations.

      September 14, 2012 at 9:06 pm | Reply
  30. Big Al

    The embassy's Chief of Security should be fired. They had a 48 hour leadtime to prepare for this attack and did nothing. I've heard that the Marines were prevented from haing ammo in their weapons. The thinking was: Don't do anything to offend, upset, or displease any member of the Egyptian society. So, while the Marines were "Standing Down," the Islamist cowards were launching an attack. I'm sorry, I love Hillary but she and the president has got to seek other employment.

    September 14, 2012 at 4:39 pm | Reply
    • PaxHominibus

      Excellent post. You're absolutely right and incidentally so was ROMNEY.

      I love how the Democrats and Liberal media used Romney's so called "disloyalty" to cover Clinton / Obama catastrophe!

      September 14, 2012 at 4:43 pm | Reply
    • george

      OBAMA or Hillary should be FIRED

      September 14, 2012 at 4:45 pm | Reply
    • nobikiniatoll

      So, you would have made sure the Marines had plenty of live ammo and ordered them to open fire on the crowd?

      September 14, 2012 at 5:08 pm | Reply
      • Gordon

        Yes

        September 14, 2012 at 5:16 pm |
      • PaxHominibus

        Yes – over the heads to start with; then lower if necessary! To disarm them was putting ALL Americans, including the Marines, in harm's way.

        Obama never tires of telling us HE'S C-in-C. Why the hell doesn't he grow a spine?

        September 14, 2012 at 5:55 pm |
  31. Truth1117

    Keep up the good work Middle East! You're back on the path toward dictatorships and no freedom. Sorry we every tried to help and celebrate the "arab spring". We didn't know you'd collapse right back into muslim extremist leadership.

    You can't fix stupid.

    September 14, 2012 at 4:31 pm | Reply
    • PaxHominibus

      Truth1117 –
      Did you HONESTLY think that Obama and Clinton encouraging and supporting the 'Arab Spring' on world TV was a rational or intelligent thing to do? --
      Did you expect TEN countries in the volatile Middle East to overthrow their leaders aall at the same time was EVER goung to work?
      Obviously you , Obama and Clinton went to the same school and you ALL flunked History, International studies and R.E.

      As you said – You can't help stupid!

      September 14, 2012 at 4:48 pm | Reply
  32. Big Al

    Reminds you of the metaphor about the man and his pet cobra: Man had a pet cobra. Everyone told him the snake was dangerous and would one day bite and kill him. The man, however, believed he had tamed the cobra. One day as he reached out to pet and praise his pet snake, he was bitten. As he lay dying, he looked to the cobra and said: "I'm your friend. I've been helping you. I've fed you and housed you. After all I've done for you, why would you attack me?" The cobra replied: "You knew I was a deady snake when you took me in. I simply did what a cobra is suppose to do."

    September 14, 2012 at 4:31 pm | Reply
    • Frank

      That is so demeaning and I do not support the extremists, I think you should read some history on the Middle East and you may see why so many in the region have a problem with the U.S.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm | Reply
      • dm

        @Frank – Middle East countries have had problems dating back thousands of years. They can NOT live in peace.

        September 14, 2012 at 6:24 pm |
  33. Daniel Freitas

    To apologize to these Arab nations only fans the flames of hatred upon Americans. To apologize only reinforces the idea on the part of the fanaticals that we wronged them and this is an admission of that fact. The foreign policy of this Administration leaves a lot to be admired.

    September 14, 2012 at 4:30 pm | Reply
    • slason

      There's NO apology. What is wrong with you people? Quit watching Fox News and listening to AM radio. You are being duped in being anti-Americans. Sedition is a crime during a time of war. Semper Fi!

      September 14, 2012 at 4:37 pm | Reply
      • Big Al

        @ slason: Are you saying criticism of the Obama Administration is treasonous? Are you saying media bias and truth are found on all networks other than Fox? Are you saying those who give an opinion differing from yours are stupid, not well read, and seditious? Are you saying opposing voices are using "language to incite rebellion against the authority of a state?"

        September 14, 2012 at 4:47 pm |
    • PaxHominibus

      slason – Disarming Marines and not attempting to protect American interests in case of angering Muslims AFTER the warning, amounts to apologising. Or didn't you read the whole article?

      As for comments about Obama and Clinton [who FAILED] In 2006, Hillary Clinton said:-

      [1] Since when has it been part of American Patriotism to keep our mouths shut?"
      [2] "Dissent is the highest form of Patriotism,"
      [3] Blind faith in the LEADERSHIP is NOT Patriotism."

      September 14, 2012 at 4:57 pm | Reply
      • slason

        It is a time of war. I suggest you check it out, traitor. Semper Fi.

        September 14, 2012 at 8:42 pm |
  34. B.Giles

    I find it disgusting that the press is obsessed with candidate Romney's comments while President Obama DOES nothing. No wonder the American people have no trust in you.

    September 14, 2012 at 4:20 pm | Reply
    • Ntrain2k

      Well said Sir.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:23 pm | Reply
    • Obama's brother

      Does that obsessed press include FOX?

      September 14, 2012 at 4:28 pm | Reply
    • slason

      He does nothing but DEAL with the problem, troll. Despite your anti-Americanism, true patriots, like President Obama, are dealing with this in real time while CANDIDATE Romney undermines US interests.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:35 pm | Reply
      • gk196

        I guess running off to Vegas to Fund raise is taking care of the problem while the Middle East burns, is that right?

        September 14, 2012 at 4:46 pm |
      • Mike

        Obama "deals" with the situation by going to campaing events??? Please.............

        September 14, 2012 at 4:52 pm |
      • Elaina

        Are you serious? Talk about naive.

        September 14, 2012 at 5:37 pm |
    • PaxHominibus

      I couldn't agree more. Excellent post.

      But Obama DID do something – he went out fundraising. Some priority eh?

      September 14, 2012 at 4:59 pm | Reply
      • PaxHominibus

        My post was for BGiles, not the slason troll!

        September 14, 2012 at 5:04 pm |
    • whodathunk31

      President Obama is managing a crisis. I think he's got better things to do than respond to a little ankle biter.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:48 pm | Reply
      • PaxHominibus

        He manages a crisis by bogging off to FUNDRAISE?????? Duh!

        September 14, 2012 at 5:58 pm |
  35. Daniel Freitas

    This is a Terrorist attack pure and simple and the Administration is playing down that fact. It was not because of the film as they would have us believe. It was an attack planned for the anniversary of Sept.11th, not the film. A lack of security and a misguided Middle East foreign policy of this administration is to blame. Obama was asleep at the wheel!

    September 14, 2012 at 4:20 pm | Reply
    • mondrew

      Things are not the way they are just because you simply say they are. However, I agree with you that what is taking place now is clearly terrorism. Terrorism is all extremists know! But I disagree with you that it started as "an attack planned for the anniversary of Sept.11th". But like I said, when extremists get mad, it very quickly escalates to terrorism.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:49 pm | Reply
  36. Jim

    For those of you complaining about Obama not going to security briefings, you are not supposed to know about that because the media hasn't been covering it. He also has not been to see his Jobs Council since January, and rejected the majority of their suggestions for improving employment. But you didn't read that in any official press release.

    September 14, 2012 at 4:15 pm | Reply
    • Jim

      Remember, he keeps an active golf schedule during the day and spends time with his wife and kids at night. You can't expect him to be everything to everyone.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:21 pm | Reply
      • PaxHominibus

        LOL. Two good comments there Jim!

        September 14, 2012 at 5:59 pm |
  37. Milton Platt

    Why are Egyptians protesting at an American Embassy when it was an Egyptian who made the film?

    Do they believe that if an Egyptian, or Lybian, ot Tunisian, etc. insults and American it would be acceptable to storm their Embassies and kill their people?

    September 14, 2012 at 4:03 pm | Reply
    • Jim

      Why do Egyptians protest when an Egyptian made the film? Because Egyptians – like many people who have lived in dictatorships, Communist nations, and closed societies – believe that all work product in a nation has at least the tacit approval of the government.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:13 pm | Reply
      • fantanymous

        The guy who made the film is said by CNN to be an israeli american who was pretending to be an egyptian coptic.

        September 14, 2012 at 4:24 pm |
  38. Sleepy

    For once this isn't the President's fault.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:52 pm | Reply
    • picklepants

      You're kidding right? obama is the commander in cheif, it's his job to make citizens safe. If obama went to his intel meetings he could have avoided the embassy being burned to the ground a citizens killed. If Bush was in office you would be blaming him.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:06 pm | Reply
      • Ntrain2k

        Exactly!

        September 14, 2012 at 4:25 pm |
      • PaxHominibus

        Excellent response to a dimwit. Good on ya!

        September 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm |
      • Elaina

        Right on!

        September 14, 2012 at 5:39 pm |
      • John

        So you blame Bush for all of 9/11 since he flat out ignored and dismissed months of briefings on the al Qaeda's threat? Briefings he later hid from the 9/11 Commission?

        September 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm |
  39. ohreally

    Are you people really that dense. They were warned there may be problems, because of the film release. Yea and the were also warned back when the crazy burned Korans. Did they storm the embassies then? No they did not. Did the new warnings include any credible specific threats? No they did not. Stop being ridiculous fools.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:52 pm | Reply
    • Dustie

      The UK closed their Benghazi embassy June 3 due to rocket attacks on the embassy. The American embassy had no security features, no American guards, no Marines, and received no alerts from the WH. There were specific threats, even in the news media there, which were ignored by Clinton and Obama, who was too busy campaigning to be worried about American safety. This is being reported all over the world now: In the UK (many news sources), Germany (Das Siegel), all over Europe, and finally... in the US news.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:58 pm | Reply
      • Sunflower

        Based on what you wrote then, this violence has NOTHING to do with that film since the UK embassey was close in early June before the film was ever released. So why the CONTINUED harping on it bing becuase of a stupid film??? I've known all along it has nothing to do with that film. The protests in Cairo are basically young people protesting the murder of many young people in a stadium by police. It has NOTHING to do with the film!!

        September 14, 2012 at 4:08 pm |
      • PaxHominibus

        Sunflower – But it's not JUST Egypt is it? It's Tunisia, Yemen, Libya, Egypt, Aghanistan etc. Please note – It's the Arab Spring' countries [encouraged and supported by Obama and Clinton] who hate you because you meddled and it didn't work out so they B;AME you. And Afghanistan because you've made things worse there by staying so long!

        Best grow up and stop being led by the nose by the media!

        September 14, 2012 at 5:11 pm |
      • dm

        @ Dustie – you probably won't read those articles in the US because the media who support Obama won't report such news.

        September 14, 2012 at 6:33 pm |
    • bb

      Point being they had a heads up and didnt react, also to go on letterman, apologize for embassy getting blown away and ambassadors death, that dog dont hunt. Face it Oblameo will blame this on some one else. I cant tell you how much it sucks having a sissy for a president

      September 14, 2012 at 4:15 pm | Reply
      • PaxHominibus

        Wow! You got it in one. Well said, I love it!

        September 14, 2012 at 5:12 pm |
    • R.A. Stro

      I have a hole in my roof. The weatherman predicted rain last week but it didn't rain. He is predicting rain again this week. I don't believe him. Therefore I am not going to patch the hole in my roof.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:59 pm | Reply
  40. Cooper

    With 9/11 approaching any and all warning should have be heeded.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:49 pm | Reply
    • PaxHominibus

      Right on! Good comment.

      September 14, 2012 at 6:00 pm | Reply
  41. row310

    The more I watch and learn about this issue, the more disgusted I become. This article might cinch it though.

    Every news network I've heard blames this ridiculous movie for this uprising, which is insane. As stated above, this video was played on Egyptian TV ONE WEEK prior to the start of the riots. It was gaining steam over this whole time. Is it really hard to connect the dots o 9/11, especially with this information in hand?

    Secondly, lets just stop apologizing for these Islamist radicals. Any time there's a hint of a slight against them they grab their guns, sticks, rocket launchers and tear gas and start a riot. That's not a cause, that's a hobby.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:48 pm | Reply
  42. tatright

    Since the attacks are continuing on into the weekend and several Middle Eastern regions have joined in, it's obvious U.S. needs to abandon these regions (military and monetarily-wise). They're radicals that never wanted democracy/freedom. We should leave them alone and let them take each other out. Obama needs to immediately place trading sanctions on these Middle Eastern nations, shut down any monetary, military, and medical assistance to these nations, and suspend all travels from these nations into the U.S. (basically keep them out of the U.S.) It's the only way to protect the U.S. from these annoying rebels. Those historical U.S./Middle East trade bargains for oil can no longer be upheld. It's a different world and we're going to have to reform our use of energy and technology so we won't need to rely on any foreign nation going forward.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:44 pm | Reply
    • Joe

      All of these countries were better off with their secular dictators (Saddam Hussen, Quadaffi, Mubarak, etc) keeping their radical islamic citizens at bay. But since we decided to promote Democracy in the region starting with Iraq, we got exactly what was coming to us....free elections where the people were voting for radical islamists in office. The US, a 236 year old country, trying to change the culture of countries that have been around for 1,000 + years...

      September 14, 2012 at 4:14 pm | Reply
    • allenwoll

      Correct : We need to completely cut out ALL the Middle East and Islamic Oil Nations ! ! - Though it will never happen as long as Oil-Money controls our Congress ! ! - So MUCH money to be made ! ! !

      September 14, 2012 at 4:23 pm | Reply
    • picklepants

      While I agree with most of what you're saying that most don't want democracy, but Iraq is doing fairly well, and I think some do want democracy.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:21 pm | Reply
    • PaxHominibus

      The main problems right now are Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Tunisia and Syria – that's 5 out of 10 of the Arab Spring countries!

      What in the name of the seven snotty orphans did Obama [and Clinton] think they were DOING supporting and encouraging TEN volatile Middle Eastern countries to overthrow their leaders SIMULTANEOUSLY? Now they hate the US because the Arab Spring didn't WORK!

      Did he flunk History and International studiesor WHAT.

      September 14, 2012 at 6:06 pm | Reply
  43. Chuck88888

    President Obama needs to resign from office.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:38 pm | Reply
    • Bob

      And Romney warned of the attacks two hours before they occurred. What did Romney know and when did he know it? Could this have all been planned by Karl Rove and the Koch Brothers? Strong possibility, strong possibility.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:43 pm | Reply
      • Obama's brother

        Good point Bob. Arrest have been made and more to come, the investigation might just lead back to agents of hate in the USA such as certain supporters of Romney.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:56 pm |
      • bb

        Dude, get freaking real , u promised to puff once and pass, as usual typical dumbo crap, just like Oblunder Blame someone else ??? what is wrong with u people ???

        September 14, 2012 at 4:18 pm |
      • UCrazy?

        That had to be the most ridiculous thing that I have ever ready online............Seriously? Koch Brothers? LOL

        September 14, 2012 at 4:20 pm |
      • Obama's brother

        I would not put it past someone who is willing to pay $1 billion to defeat the president. It's certainly a reasonable proposition within their Machiavellian world. Let's investigate and follow the money.

        September 14, 2012 at 4:38 pm |
      • picklepants

        Hey Bob, If you don't mind staying up late, I suggest that you call Art Bell on Coast to Coast AM.

        September 14, 2012 at 5:25 pm |
      • John

        It worked for Bush in 2001 so why not?

        September 14, 2012 at 7:03 pm |
    • Levi

      Why?

      September 14, 2012 at 3:51 pm | Reply
    • Obama's brother

      After his second term... happy now?

      September 14, 2012 at 4:29 pm | Reply
  44. lbirdie22

    We were warned and this still happened!!! Why weren't the proper channels followed? I have heard reports that the US Marines were not issued/allowed to have LIVE ammo during this crisis!!! There is no way this should have ever happened. The person responsible for this should be tried for TREASON!!!

    September 14, 2012 at 3:35 pm | Reply
    • AnotherDay

      "Heard reports" amounts to hearsay.

      Please stick to facts.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:37 pm | Reply
      • Dustie

        The facts are starting to come out (esp. in the Independent in the UK). The embassy was vulnerable without the security features that most embassies have and there was such danger in Benghazi that the UK closed its embassy there due to attacks June 3. Obama and Clinton knew this, did not warn the staff there, and did not provide any security-no Marines and no American guards at all.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:54 pm |
    • Chuck88888

      President Obama needs to resign, this crisis is due to his incompetent and incoherent foreign policy.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:40 pm | Reply
    • Bob

      And Romney warned of the attacks two hours before they occurred. What did Romney know and when did he know it? Could this have all been planned by Karl Rove and the Koch Brothers? Strong possibility, strong possibility.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:41 pm | Reply
      • Sunflower

        If the UK knew about all this back in early JUNE, and they evacuated their embassy then, I think your point is moot....

        September 14, 2012 at 4:12 pm |
    • Moose

      The story or news, or whatever you "heard" about the Marines not having ammunition is completely false. Look it up from a reputable source. That Obama "apologized" for anything is also completely false. Please stop listening to repeated information and go to the source. There are direct quotes of what was and was not said.

      September 14, 2012 at 7:30 pm | Reply
  45. theGuy

    I really wish the Muslim community would speak out more against this! It really frustrates me that the Muslim community does not want Americans to think all Muslims are terrorists, but in the same sense we should get the same respect that not ALL americans believe in this film, and just because our government has free speech do not hold that against us.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:33 pm | Reply
    • AnotherDay

      I suspect that the peaceful muslims are fearful of the radicals (crazies).

      September 14, 2012 at 3:35 pm | Reply
      • theGuy

        I agree its just frustrating as a person who thinks rationally

        September 14, 2012 at 3:37 pm |
      • richajam

        You are correct. I know lots of good christains and good Musilims. They even have dinner and laugh together and some are married to eachother in peaceful harmony, etc.- they all are great people! Its nice to see people can get along even from different backgrounds and beliefs.
        But keep in mind that, yes, Christians are afraid of crazy Christians and Muslims are afraid of crazy Muslims- its the same across the board for all religions throughout history. 97%+/- of all people want a happy furure and peace worldwide – 3%+/- want 'their way' or 'no way' and those are the ones we have to worry about- they love to ruin a peaceful existance for everybody. So Sad.

        September 14, 2012 at 5:35 pm |
    • Youguys R. Killinme

      Here in Royal Oak, MI, muslims (and others) held a peaceful vigil last night, mourning the Americans killed and protesting the violence. Nobody in their right mind believes that ALL Muslims behave (or even THINK) like the lawless lunatics we've seen.

      To top it all, everything now points to the crappy video in question being produced by an Egyptian Copt (an ancient, respected Christian sect), living comfortably in the U.S. when he's not in jail on various charges. I'm sure every Egyptian and every Copt living in the U.S. would disown this guy–who doesn't even seem to have any "sectarian" or religious motivation. He just wanted to say "Look what I did, everybody!"

      Thank you, Internet.

      That makes it all Al Gore's fault. See?
      🙂

      September 14, 2012 at 3:48 pm | Reply
      • theGuy

        HAHA damn Al Gore, we can blame this all on him!

        September 14, 2012 at 3:59 pm |
      • Milton Platt

        Any reason he couldn't be sent back to Egypt to deal with the results of his hate?

        September 14, 2012 at 4:07 pm |
      • theGuy

        I will pay for his flight back to Egypt!

        September 14, 2012 at 4:11 pm |
  46. dscon

    So obama's too buzy to heed warnings to our embasies?........

    Obama now has effectively allowed a terrorist attack and murders on
    US soil.

    Turn the other cheek libs.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:31 pm | Reply
    • 4sanity

      O grow up and grow a brain !

      September 14, 2012 at 3:33 pm | Reply
    • mondrew

      Using your argument (which is pretty stupid), Bush caused the worst terrorist attack ever on US soil, right?

      September 14, 2012 at 3:40 pm | Reply
      • John

        And then hid the evidence (the warning briefings he ignored) from the 9/11 Commission.

        September 14, 2012 at 7:04 pm |
      • dm

        those warning signs were in placed since Clinton years

        September 14, 2012 at 7:06 pm |
    • Cody

      I know I shouldn't respond to the troll, but I must.

      This intelligence warning was not to LIBYA where the attacks occurred. It was to EGYPT. Some of us realize this is a different NATION.

      Additionally, the cable had no specific threat. It basically said "there may be some disturbances". You do not evacuate the embassy every time someone protests the US. They would never be there. The protesters themselves didn't even attack.

      Finally, why must Republicans disgrace the dead by making this a partisan issue? Do they think Obama wants Americans dead? Are they really that delusional? It is now not politically correct to Republicans to NOT denounce Muslims. This kind of intolerance is disturbing. I guess our education system is really failing us.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:44 pm | Reply
      • i12bphil

        Don't delude yourself. Both parties are making this a partisan issue. Look around for Pete's sake.

        September 14, 2012 at 4:14 pm |
      • bb

        The point is Oblunder had a heads up, sept 11 was around the corner, how cannot u not prepare for a worst case scenerio ??? he didnt do anything except apologize like the dickl%** wimp he is. im sure he will point and blame this on someone else, Wheres Bush when u need him ??? Face it Oblunder is inept fire him, !!!

        September 14, 2012 at 4:24 pm |
    • Youguys R. Killinme

      What terrifies some of us is how any halfwit with a keyboard can access the Internet.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:50 pm | Reply
    • Michael

      so I guess that makes it Bush's fault when he ignored the warnings of 9/11?

      not everything needs to be politicized people.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:01 pm | Reply
    • Milton Platt

      Next thing you know, he will spend trillions as a result of sending the army into the desert to look for weapons of mass destruction.....oh, wait....that was Bush....never mind...

      September 14, 2012 at 4:09 pm | Reply
      • bb

        It sucks backer a loser i understand why like Oblunder u blame someone else Its the Dumbo crap way point and blame, make sure u include thats its not your fault . face it Obammy is just inept, he goes campaigning and on letterman while this is going on??? that is unacceptable

        September 14, 2012 at 4:28 pm |
    • Obama's brother

      So did Bush... how many? 3000+

      September 14, 2012 at 4:17 pm | Reply
    • Micheddy

      @dscon: Perhaps if you could learn to correctly spell the 4th grade vocabulary word "busy", we might be more inclined to pay the least bit of attention to your bilious mini-screed. Failing that, we dare not ascribe any intelligence or insight into anything you say.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:41 pm | Reply
  47. TessComments

    Intellegence Cable sent to EGYPT BUT Not sent to the embassy in Tripoli, Libya or the consulate in Benghazi.
    The White House spokesman Jay Carney said Friday there was no "actionable intelligence" indicating an attack was being planned.
    YET WE NOW HAVE FOUR BRAVE AMERICANS DEAD.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:31 pm | Reply
    • bb

      Carney finally got something right there is no intelligence in the white house

      September 14, 2012 at 4:30 pm | Reply
    • Moose

      There was NO actionable intelligence means no one knew of any plan. Read the word NO. The cable was sent to Egypt. The Ambassador was in a totally different country. How can people remain this stupid?

      September 14, 2012 at 7:36 pm | Reply
  48. AnotherDay

    President Obama in my opinion is a lot better choice (and I believe he will be re-elected) than that other guy romney.
    I am a United States military Veteran with an honorable discharge and I will be voting for President Obama again.

    Can you imagine the amount of information and intelligence that has to be sorted through and who makes the choices what final information makes it to our President?
    President Obama has my respect doing a job the best he can, a job I would not want.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:27 pm | Reply
    • They Have Won!!!

      I agree. Even the rest of us here in Sweden and across the world can see that. Your current president has made it very difficult to do business in the Jihad world by using your CIA and those unmanned drone strikes. So of course, they would like nothing better than to see him gone and have another Bush-like president waste more resources by doing a full-out assault and spend whatever money you have left to oblivion. That is their true intention - to destroy you from with-in. And they are close to succeeding.

      It's too bad too many Americans cannot see it.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:32 pm | Reply
    • dscon

      Your mediocracy on world events tells me you are not military and never were.
      Idiocracy is what i hear from you.
      apoligist for YOUR prezident? where did you learn that?
      LOL

      September 14, 2012 at 3:36 pm | Reply
    • Kay

      That's the point. Obama is probably doing the best HE can do, nothing against him, but it's not good enough. 60% on polls say this country is moving in the wrong direction. So it's now time to let someone else try their best.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:40 pm | Reply
    • bb

      This is the big leauges the best he can aint cutting it, face it hes a wimp with a dismal record vote his ugly A$$ out

      September 14, 2012 at 4:32 pm | Reply
    • Gordon

      If Obama is reelected we'll all need to learn Arabi, Chinese, Spainish, and maybe Russian. He is ashamed of our power and progress.

      September 14, 2012 at 5:01 pm | Reply
  49. Gmoney

    Some of you posting comments on this article are also stupid knee jerkers like Mitt R or like those Africans acting like protectors of some weak God who is incapable stand on his billion feet.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:27 pm | Reply
  50. Skinsfan66

    Another example of Obama's weak leadership in the region, along with his bowing and appologizing to the terrorist. He know there was a threat and did nothing. He only reacts he does not lead. He is way over his head but it's the US that's drowning.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:14 pm | Reply
    • Skinsfan66

      I just realized all I posted was some straw-man fallacies concocted by a news organization to keep me angry at the President, since he has my economic interests at heart, rather than serving the ultra-rich. Boy, do I feel silly! Please, everyone, for our country's sake, vote for President Obama 2012!

      Now, time for my nap.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:19 pm | Reply
      • Chutzpah

        Way to go skinny... you're evolving, learning to deal with the world as it really is. I congratulate you!

        September 14, 2012 at 3:22 pm |
      • Skinsfan66

        Someone wrote this using my id. Oviously I think Obama is incompitent and has no clue what to do in the Middleeast or on the economy. Our only hope is his defeat in November.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:36 pm |
      • Joe

        Nice Romney Flip Flop!

        September 14, 2012 at 4:07 pm |
      • i12bphil

        I think you don't grasp what a "straw man" fallacy is. You just think you're clever because you figured out how to post mimicking someone else's screen name.

        September 14, 2012 at 4:19 pm |
    • Chutzpah

      There are at least six errors in your post. Where do you want me to start?

      September 14, 2012 at 3:20 pm | Reply
      • Frank

        By all means enlighten us.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:25 pm |
      • Chutzpah

        1. Another example of Obama's weak leadership in the region ... FALSE
        2. along with his bowing and appologizing to the terrorist. ... FALSE
        3. He know there was a threat and did nothing. ... FALSE
        4. He only reacts he does not lead ... FALSE
        5. He is way over his head ... FALSE
        6. but it's the US that's drowning. ... FALSE

        Seriously, Frank, why don't you take a page from skinny and educate yourself a bit. The real world's a much more interesting place than Fux News land.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:29 pm |
  51. billions-of-dollars

    Why do we spend billions of dollars every year of "embassies".... (especially in "allay countries")..... when we live in the day and age of the .... internet, telephone and "skype"...... so the "pres.".... can talk 2 "real time".... with any other "world leader"..... so in a "recession economy".... why spend billions on embassies in every country all around the world...... when we can do the same thing with "e-mail, the phone and skype".....

    September 14, 2012 at 3:13 pm | Reply
    • 4sanity

      I agree .... we need to spend more on education. Let's start with yours.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:35 pm | Reply
    • Obama's brother

      It's called Diplomacy! Are you suggesting that we close our missions abroad and China, India and Brazil walk all over us?

      September 14, 2012 at 3:38 pm | Reply
    • eyeRollz

      It's called "boots on the ground spies".

      September 14, 2012 at 7:04 pm | Reply
  52. Jannani

    America has invaded sixty countries since world war 2.

    In 1953, America overthrow Iran's democratic government and installed a brutal dictator Shah of Iran. America helped Shah to established secret police and killed hundreds of thousands of Iranians.

    During Iran-Iraq war, America helped Saddam Hussein and killed one million Iranians. America is the only country that shot down Iran's civilian air plain and killed all 290 passengers.

    In 2003, America invaded Iraq and killed 1,000,000+ innocent Iraqi people and displaced 4,000,000+ Iraqi people.
    Now, America is a failed country with huge debt. Its debt will be 24 trillion by 2015.

    Every other day a city in America is declaring bankruptcy. ha ha ha ha ha ha

    September 14, 2012 at 3:12 pm | Reply
    • Robert

      But we still live better than you and your sewer rat friends. Haaaaaaa

      September 14, 2012 at 3:17 pm | Reply
    • kris

      I'm an American. I can distinguish between right and wrong in most cases. Some quick points regarding your post. No Americans that made the decision to "invade" another country in 1953 are even alive today. Because we have some level of free thought in the U.S., we didn't all support Bush's Iraq invasion. Nobody would claim that any country is perfect, but America is an example of a country built on strong values and principles (all men created equal, for example). Of course, America has made many mistakes (Vietnam), but has been way more of a positive influence in the world compared to any other country.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:11 pm | Reply
  53. LiberalsSux

    I guess this administration has forgotten about the date 9/11. Don't you think stepping up security would've been a good idea.

    September 14, 2012 at 3:03 pm | Reply
    • LiberalsSux

      My mom just told me to apologize, and I do. Sorry about the lame post. And also sorry that the subject and verb don't agree in my screen name. I just want someone to love me....please....ANYBODY!!!!

      September 14, 2012 at 3:15 pm | Reply
  54. Jacket

    I love all of the well informed political and economic experts going back and forth here. We wonder why Congress never gets anything done. With voices like these coming from either side it's no surprise we have one of the most partisan minded parties in history. How each side is screaming at the top of their lungs, how the hell is anyone going to take anything they say seriously. Last I checked it took the House and Congress to pass something before it makes it to Obama's desk to sign into law. The problem lies with them and the idiots you voted into your respective states and districts. They're supposed to stop the things you don't want from reaching Obama's desk.

    September 14, 2012 at 2:59 pm | Reply
  55. Bill

    We have had an Arab spring. How about an Arab nuclear winter??

    September 14, 2012 at 2:59 pm | Reply
    • Peter Seller

      How I learned to stop worrying and drop the big one 🙂

      September 14, 2012 at 3:14 pm | Reply
    • GP

      The extremists would like a return to the 12th century...we could help with that wish!

      September 14, 2012 at 5:47 pm | Reply
  56. us_1776

    The attack was a crime of opportunity.

    The militants obviously had plans to attack the embassy at some point.

    And the protests about the film provided the perfect opportunity to put those plans into actions.

    I seriously doubt that the attack would have occurred when it did without the film protest taking place.

    .

    September 14, 2012 at 2:58 pm | Reply
  57. Obama's brother

    FubarObama, all I have to say is that the stock market is at 13,000+, double what it was under Bush. Your man Romney should like that since it help him make more of his undisclosed money

    September 14, 2012 at 2:46 pm | Reply
    • really romney? not again

      so true..

      September 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | Reply
    • FubarObama

      The stock market numbers are based on future outlook.They number represent 3 months into the future. The way I read those numbers is that Wall Street is betting on Romney to win (which he will) and turn this country around ans send you and your brother packing. Off with both of your heads !

      September 14, 2012 at 2:54 pm | Reply
      • Obama's brother

        The stock market numbers have been consistently up long before Romney was even a leading candidate on the republican side. Check the trend over the past 4 -5 years. So you are wrong again at you attempt to rewrite history and stock trends.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:02 pm |
      • Obama's brother

        Romney is going to win jack!!!

        September 14, 2012 at 3:05 pm |
      • Cody

        If you honestly believe this...

        I have some wonderful, uh, stock to sell you. You'll be investing in the Brooklyn Bridge. For a mere $1,000,000 I will give you majority ownership of it.

        Signed,
        Prince of Nigeria

        September 14, 2012 at 3:47 pm |
    • zwciwe

      what good is a dow at 13000 if you don't have a job, or money to invest?

      September 14, 2012 at 3:13 pm | Reply
      • Travis

        Exactly.

        Jobs are the real issue. It is the economy stupid!

        Now all of the Obamanites will find something else to use as a diversion from this simple and fundamental fact.

        Foriegn policy, social issues, ObamaCare, Medicare, Social Security and other government programs do not matter unless employment and the economy are restored.

        They may help turn us into Greece faster if they are not reigned in......but they are not the biggest issue. If fundamentals of the economy and jobs finally become the focus of competent leadership.....then we can worrk much less about those areas and put in long term fixes

        Obama needs to go for many more reasons that this debacle that he set the tone for in the middle east. He just does not have the leadership required for the position period!!!

        September 14, 2012 at 4:05 pm |
      • Obama's brother

        There are lots of jobs, you just don't have the right qualification. You cannot use 19th century qualification for 21st century jobs. Even the local family farm today requires a lot more technology to operate than it did 20 years ago. But you republican equate education with brainwashing. How come Indians come here and get top jobs? Because they value learning and update their skills.

        September 14, 2012 at 4:11 pm |
    • tatright

      Romney's not the only one that invests in the market, so does Obama and the rest of Washington, D.C. (Congress members, lobbyists, supreme court justices, etc.). When an economy hits rock bottom (in 2009), there's only two directions left for it to go (up or steady level off). If the U.S. national debt continues to increase and employment wages and housing remain stagnant, it'll go back down again. IMO politicians and their immediate family members shouldn't be able to invest in the market while serving their term. This would eliminate any conflict of interest issues and not hamper their decision making responsibilities for the American public.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:19 pm | Reply
      • Cody

        I agree. Republicans opposed the DISCLOSE act amendment that would make all family members of Congress also DISCLOSE their investments.

        I would prefer that they be unable to invest at all, but at least it was a step in the right direction.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:48 pm |
    • ECassious2

      Stocks move on expectations of earnings and supply and demand. Fed Action provides a boost from time to time. Presidents get far to much praise and criticism for the stock market. They have little to do with this, as it oftem times does not move in concert with the broad economy. Now unemployment numbers........different story. How are those looking?

      September 14, 2012 at 4:51 pm | Reply
    • ECassious2

      First off it is not double what it was in the Bush Years, but I am sure you know this. Stocks move on expectations of earnings and supply and demand. Fed Action provides a boost from time to time. Presidents get far to much praise and criticism for the stock market. They have little to do with this, as it oftem times does not move in concert with the broad economy. Now unemployment numbers........different story. How are those looking?

      September 14, 2012 at 4:57 pm | Reply
  58. Vince

    "no "actionable intelligence"" Sound familiar ???

    September 14, 2012 at 2:40 pm | Reply
  59. TonyB

    Our President and Sec. of State calling these mobs of killers Protestors is a joke, blaming this planned attack on 9/11 on a trailer of a movie that doesn't exist is pathetic attempt to deflect the real problems this leaderless president has helped buildup and escalate. And then further blame Romney for acting like a leader BS.

    September 14, 2012 at 2:39 pm | Reply
    • movie

      yeah the movie is real..and its stupid. the only thing these extremists have done is to make this movie the most watched ever. why would they even believe a movie no american has watched would be the thought of all americans. we need to leave this region for good.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:47 pm | Reply
  60. FubarObama

    You know Mr. President (I use that term loosely),

    Get it through your head that the #1 Duty of the Commander in Chief, is too protect America. That's it and You have failed miserably. It's not to buy votes and put together social programs and union handouts which cater to your party. Perhaps you should have been more concerned about American interests abroad from day one instead of your misguided adventure into robbing the treasury, bailing out mismanaged businesses and positioning the country on the edge of bankruptcy. Perhaps Obamacare should have been replaced with AmericaCares about our security. Perhaps your "War on Woman" rhetoric with a spokesperson like sophmoric Sandra Fluke should have been replaced with a "War on Terror" with a cruise missle as your spokesman. Perhaps your amnesty to illegal proposition should have been replaced with the strenghtening of our borders and a more coherent policy to our security and America exceptionalism. Perhaps your open marriage viewpoints could be shared with the Muslims to educate them on our values of freedom. They would have loved that and probably chopped off your head. Perhaps you could take your War on Woman position to the Muslims and see if you could change their outrageous behavior toward women.. where women are executed daily if their veil slips below their nose. Perhaps you could firmly say what you believe instead of having the liberal press interpret what you say for your benefit. Perhaps you could stop blaming George Bush for your failures and be a man and say the buck stops at your desk. Perhaps you could stop playing golf, campaigning in Vegas and talking like a brotha's in the hood when around people of similar color. You have lowered the office of the President to a bad reality show and it is time for you to be kicked off the island.
    Good riddance ! The American People have spoken and it's time to pack your bags and leave our house and go back to Indonesia.

    September 14, 2012 at 2:35 pm | Reply
    • Jakob Jackson

      Did you read the article? It said that a warning was sent to Cairo, but that NO WARNING was sent to Libya.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:40 pm | Reply
      • bb

        fact is a warning was sent and it is the pres job to MAKE SURE ameica is safe, not to be on Leno or party with jay-z

        September 14, 2012 at 2:42 pm |
      • FubarObama

        I read the article Jakob. It's freaken 9/11 anniversary..do you really think this is about a movie. I love how CNN and other Obama lovers spins his words in his favor. Do me a favor ? report the news and keep your opinions to yourself as you learned in Journalism 101. He screwed up..face it..and the State Department stepped in and corrected our President. end of story. Obama's administration created this mess by giving credence to an obscure film. Simple as that. Every news outlet is blaming a freakish film when in fact we all know these actions were directed by the Muslim Brotherhood to inflame radical muslims on 9/11. My goodness is America this dumb?

        September 14, 2012 at 2:47 pm |
    • bb

      U just earned my respect

      September 14, 2012 at 2:41 pm | Reply
    • right...

      to protect america from enemies foreign and domestic. To the foreign enemies, he has done a great job getting us out of the wars your gop president got us into. domestic enemies seem increasingly only to be the GOP who have done nothing but call for deregulation so your big banks can continue to destroy america.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:43 pm | Reply
    • joedanger

      Perhaps.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:43 pm | Reply
    • snowdogg

      Thinking you must live in your mother's basement and are an ardent Fox News believer.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:43 pm | Reply
      • really romney? not again

        hilarious!

        September 14, 2012 at 2:50 pm |
      • FubarObama

        All facts jackwad

        September 14, 2012 at 2:50 pm |
      • Big George in Big D

        You should be glad there is a FOX NEWS! None, and I mean absolutely none, other than Fox will tell the truth about what really is happening. You people that choose to listen to the crap on MSNBC are part of the problem in America today. Get a life and quit blamiing an outlet that actually has a "set"!

        September 14, 2012 at 3:03 pm |
      • bb

        U can always tell a wimp on the internet

        September 14, 2012 at 3:16 pm |
    • FubarObama

      FubarObama,
      It is easier for you to vent your anger here using your key board. But if you are a man enough, I would encourage you to take the fight right to the enemies who perceive us negatively.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:56 pm | Reply
      • FubarObama

        I am taking the fight to the enemy..look at my handle you idiot. I have nothing but disrespect for our POTUS. He is the enemy inside our walls because of his failures.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:03 pm |
    • mondrew

      The worst terrorist attack in the history of mankind happened under Bush's watch. The worst terrorist in the history of mankind was killed under Obama's watch. Period!

      Now please tell me which president is the better protector of the American people?

      September 14, 2012 at 3:02 pm | Reply
      • FubarObama

        Get the freaken facts right. The SEALS did the job based on intelligence which came from the Bush admin. Your pansy wansy so called weasel scored some ME points by authorizing the mission. BIG DEAL. The former president Clinton had his shots and intelligence before 9/11..Bush was in office for 9 months, Clinton was in office for 8 years and did nothing. dont give me that crap

        September 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm |
      • Fubaridiot

        Fubar your an idiot, he just said it happened under Obama's watch which it did. Yes the seals did the job, but if that mission failed all you fox news crazies would have blamed Obama right? This is the funniest argument ever and in my opinion is pretty damn stupid

        September 14, 2012 at 3:21 pm |
    • Airborne Hawkeye

      You're delusional. Myth Robme is tanking in the polls. Robme's knee jerk reaction exposes his uncanny capacity, like your's, to bend reality into his own prism and project that as absolute truth in the face of facts, is not only a red flag.... it's clinical. It has gone way beyond craven and self-serving, He appears to believe it to his core. This attribute is endemic to conservatives and the Republican party, it is the very definition of Orwellian double think and points to the fact the party and it's leaders are narcissistic pathological liars. They don't even give a damn about pretense anymore, one of them lies and the others swear to it.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:12 pm | Reply
    • FubarObama

      You know, the more I think about it, my last post was completely and totally wrong. I apologize to the world. OBAMA 2012!

      September 14, 2012 at 3:13 pm | Reply
    • Sanity is Dead

      FubarObama - First of all, love the name. Secondly, with a name like that, do you seriously expect anyone to take your "objective" opinions?

      September 14, 2012 at 3:15 pm | Reply
    • truth

      You sound just like the Democrats when Bush is in office, do you not see that? I hate politics and I hate nearly all Reps and Dems. You're all part of the problem. Biased and think you know it all and the other side is to blame for everything.

      I voted for Bush and I voted for Obama, and will again. Romney is only the candidate because the best Republican candidates decided not to run this time, they know Obama will get re-elected. And when he does, I'm sure most Reps will continue their hatred towards him, blame him for everything and in the process hurt our country. Just like the Dems did to Bush. Both sides are hypocrites.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:16 pm | Reply
      • Drew

        Truth.. That is the smartest and most spot on thing I've ever read on here. Stop arguing America.

        September 14, 2012 at 4:33 pm |
    • Obama's brother

      The real Fubar was Reagan, Bush & Bush. We are still fixing their mess both domestic and international.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:25 pm | Reply
  61. ObserverInChief

    FU.CK you CNN for aiding and covering up this incompetent POS president. Why don't you rack him over the coals like you did Bush?? You're ruining our country by not doing your jobs.

    September 14, 2012 at 2:33 pm | Reply
    • stop reading it then.

      ...done

      September 14, 2012 at 2:34 pm | Reply
      • ObserverInChief

        I have a brain and can see through their bias... New comers to this political world think CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, MSNBC are legit news sources they can trust, as I did when I was naive still. Tehy know what they're doing. Not targeting people like me

        September 14, 2012 at 2:36 pm |
    • Big George in Big D

      I saw this on another outlet, Drudge, and I posted several times on CNN blogs. They FINALLY decided to post something about it. Suck ups, CNN and all the other excuses of media outlets, EXCEPT FOX and DRUGE. You know, those two that liberal love to hate because they expose Nobama's ineptness???

      September 14, 2012 at 3:05 pm | Reply
      • Airborne Hawkeye

        Faux and drudge are not news outlets, rather entertainment and propaganda outlets.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:14 pm |
    • truth

      So why are you on CNN's website reading their article if it's all lies and garbage? And I suppose we should believe you instead.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:20 pm | Reply
  62. FubarObama

    So Romney actually had it right the first time and the liberal media and Obama got it wrong. NICE job BO ! You are an IDIOT

    September 14, 2012 at 2:32 pm | Reply
    • snowdogg

      No, Romney got it WRONG as usual.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:45 pm | Reply
      • FubarObama

        The administration came out and apologized for a freaken movie. are you kidding me ? They should have called Morsi when they first came aware and said this movie is BS and you better make sure nothing happens or else. Thats what i would have done, instead they used the movie as their crutch..their OUT. Totally disgraceful

        September 14, 2012 at 2:57 pm |
  63. Obama's brother

    You right wing fundamentalist never really get it... The majority of Americans are not with you or your lies...the only thing you are going to be successful at is killing the republican party as a national party. Just a simple contrast between your convention and the democrats tells it all. America and the world have changed but you insist on taking us back to the 1940's

    September 14, 2012 at 2:32 pm | Reply
    • Quixote

      Uh, I wouldn't use the DNC as an avatoar of a well run convention,if I were you...

      September 14, 2012 at 2:37 pm | Reply
    • FubarObama

      The DNC convention was dumb enough to use pictures of Russian Ships and Turkish planes in their salute to OUR military . If that isn't HILARIOUS i don't know what is..and the mayor of LA need to get his hearing checked.

      September 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm | Reply
      • Obama's brother

        I am talking about DNC representing the diversity of America... unlike the RNC which looked like the convention of the Stepford Wives.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:13 pm |
  64. mrpopular

    A protest against America on the 9/11 anniversary ... who could have guessed that? Obama is an amateur ... and he did not attend his security briefing since Sept 5th. Heck even Carter attended his daily security briefing.

    September 14, 2012 at 2:28 pm | Reply
  65. jackie1962

    We need to all join together and ask ourselves if we want 4 more years of this!!

    September 14, 2012 at 2:27 pm | Reply
    • ObserverInChief

      NOOO We CAN'T take four more years of this self-concerned egomaniac

      September 14, 2012 at 2:29 pm | Reply
    • Patrick in Wisconsin

      I have a job now. My stocks have doubled since he took office. And I can finally travel abroad without being hated as an American everywhere I go. Of course I want four more years of this!

      September 14, 2012 at 2:32 pm | Reply
      • ObserverInChief

        Glad to see your own self-interest is greater than the survival of our country. Typical lefty trash. Probably a cushion union or gov job you have too... you're welcome for the pay

        September 14, 2012 at 2:34 pm |
      • FubarObama

        Patrick..we have a plane waiting for you direct to Cairo..you will staying at the Motel 6 near the Embassy. We will leave the light on for you with a BIG SIGN and an arrow pointing to your room "Patrick the American staying Here..lots of CA$H"

        September 14, 2012 at 2:41 pm |
      • bb

        B.S. i call your bluff on the stocks and be able to travel !!

        September 14, 2012 at 2:44 pm |
      • Kyle

        In the last four years I've gotten a private sector job in which my yearly salary has doubled, my stocks have also gone up, I was able to buy a very nice house, and my credit card debt is now zero. I'd say the last 4 years have been very good to me. I'll take 4 more years of that. Thanks BHO, you're doing a good job. 😉

        September 14, 2012 at 2:54 pm |
      • are you kidding

        Ok Patrick, why don't you jump on a plane to Cairo right now!

        September 14, 2012 at 3:10 pm |
  66. They Have Won!!!

    My Dear American Friends,

    Please, stop for a second and think. This unfolding on 9/11/2012, so close to your presidential election is not a coincidence. Remember there are a lot of Jihad-loving fanatics out there just waiting for a weak leadership to take over America so they can go back to their primary goal of destroying your country from with-in. Your current leader, Mr. Obama, has made life hell on earth for them by these drone strikes and they would like nothing better than to see him gone. They want the kind of leader your prior president was. One who wastes American resources by going the all-out assault route instead of the surgical route your current president has taken. Why? Because it leads to further American economic decline and eventual its demise. And what do you, the American people, do? You oblige them by pitting against each other instead of coming together. It really is sad to see your decline. This is a time to act like you did after 9/11. Not to play games and score political points. The rest of the world can see this as clear as daylight. How in the world can't you see it yourselves, that you are doing exactly what these poor excuse for human beings want?

    Please. For your sake, get a grip before it is too late!

    Sincerely,
    Alfons B.
    (Sweden)

    September 14, 2012 at 2:27 pm | Reply
    • Patrick in Wisconsin

      Funny, you Swedes seem to understand the situation much better than most Americans!

      September 14, 2012 at 2:34 pm | Reply
    • lauriebtq

      It is always easier to see when looking in from the outside.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:43 pm | Reply
    • bb

      arent u the country that hides crooks money, go fix your own problems u commie,

      September 14, 2012 at 2:46 pm | Reply
    • Sanity is Dead

      bb - I hope you're not American. If you are, please don't embarrass us by confusing Sweden with Switzerland. God help us!

      September 14, 2012 at 3:18 pm | Reply
  67. ObserverInChief

    Wake up Americans! Obama does not care about our well-being! Middle east collapsing, Syria rising up, Isreal threatened, our economy collapsing, businesses scared, obama giving OUR money to banks still. There is nothing good about this clown. WE must remove him from power!

    September 14, 2012 at 2:22 pm | Reply
    • Howard

      The 2nd worst President in the history of America (Carter) is now telling the worst President in the history of America (Obama) to handle the current mideast crisis,
      the same way Carter mishandled Iran. Talk about the blind leading the blind !!!
      America needs a strong President, not a weak apologist and appeaser ...
      Save America ... Elect Romney & Ryan in November !!

      September 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | Reply
      • Mark

        If you think Romney/Ryan is our saviors we're in more trouble then I thought. Unless of course you think a strong America is multiple wars to prove how 'tough' we are. Didn't work in Iraq why would you think it would work anywhere else in the Middle East?

        September 14, 2012 at 2:33 pm |
      • Patrick in Wisconsin

        And what will we get from that? Going to war with both Iran AND Russia? Fat chance tea bagger! Obama 2012!

        September 14, 2012 at 2:35 pm |
      • MKultra

        If you want a huge nuclear war you can do it

        September 14, 2012 at 2:46 pm |
  68. Zobby

    Hey you muslim pieces of trash here is the video translated for you! http://www.youtube . com/watch?v=wVpEseMTY7U

    Now you can see your prophet in all his glory!

    September 14, 2012 at 2:20 pm | Reply
    • Sheep

      how would you feel if i called you piece of trash and made fun of your belief. you are so disrespectful but thats show your true color!

      September 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | Reply
      • ObserverInChief

        I'm not one, but it happens to Christians constantly in America.... Right? You lefties think it's ok to rail on Christians but get your panties in a bunch over making fun of Muslims? Hypocritical lefties are hypocritical.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:38 pm |
    • Patrick in Wisconsin

      You've clearly never met a Muslim in your entire life. But hey, ignorance is bliss wouldn't you agree?

      September 14, 2012 at 2:36 pm | Reply
      • bb

        Yes we all have his name is OBLUNDER and he sucks!!

        September 14, 2012 at 2:59 pm |
  69. Mo

    reading some of these posts makes me truly grateful to god almighty that i was not born an imbecile, like some of these rush fans.

    September 14, 2012 at 2:20 pm | Reply
    • Howard

      SORRY ... but, you support obama ... you're MO of an imbecile than the people posting here !!!

      September 14, 2012 at 2:24 pm | Reply
      • Patrick in Wisconsin

        You just proved his point idiot...

        September 14, 2012 at 2:37 pm |
    • ObserverInChief

      Hey brainless wonder... instead of attacking us, try defending Obama... Oh, you can't? Yeah, he's a waste of space that hasn't done a thing to help our country or your life. Wake up sheep

      September 14, 2012 at 2:28 pm | Reply
      • Mark

        Yeah we were in such great shape when he came into office. I shudder to think of how much worse shape we'd be in if McCain/Palin had won. War in Iran, Syria, Lybia, N. Korea.....

        September 14, 2012 at 2:35 pm |
      • Patrick in Wisconsin

        Don't cry, you'll get your chance to maybe win a presidential election in 2016.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:37 pm |
      • MKultra

        None of them is good but obama is better because is less aggressive than Romney.romney thinks he is living in jungle

        September 14, 2012 at 2:52 pm |
  70. jonat

    How much muslim bootie do we kiss before we drill and produce our own oil? How bad does it have to get before liberals give up their failed pie in the sky energy alternative goofy policies? We have more oil under the ground than the next 20 countries combined yet we put up with these nut jobs

    September 14, 2012 at 2:17 pm | Reply
    • Jim

      Drilling more oil in the US does not mean we will reduce our dependency on foreign oil. All it means is that US oil companies will have more oil to sell on the open market. The US already exports oil. Unless there is a law that requires US oil be sold only the US, then domestic drilling does nothing to reduce our dependency.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | Reply
      • Santex

        Jim,Jim,Jim don't confuse these folks with facts, it only makes their head hurt.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:30 pm |
      • Nobody

        I have been working in the oil and gas business for many years...where did you get your facts? You need to find a new source or friend because you are being lied to.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:23 pm |
  71. mike58

    Launch the bombers

    September 14, 2012 at 2:14 pm | Reply
  72. Obama's brother

    jonat ... get your facts right, there were no actionable intellegency, only general info that the movie might result into protest.

    September 14, 2012 at 2:13 pm | Reply
  73. Please hide this story and cover my behind for me

    Please my liberal media friends...help me cover this up...k thanx bye...your mesiah BHO.

    September 14, 2012 at 2:11 pm | Reply
  74. TJ

    OK – strongly fundamentalist forces arise in protest to a 15min pathetically obtuse, obiously intentionallly inflammatory, ani-Islamic film of no other value or for any other purpose than to create controversy – which it does in spades – and by shear happenstance in the identical countries where Arab-Spring movements occurred. The producer of the film – Israeli?!? Well obvio....wait there's no record of the guy being from Israel, ok Coptic Christian..sure...no wait turns out he's a criminal (fraud) of some sort (Insert "perfect patsy" for producer.)

    Who benefits from the most from a fundamentalist cacaphony which drowns out the voice of the Arab Spring – a fundamentalist nation that escaped it, but were scared to death of its potential – Saudi Arabia – the financiers and puppet masters of 9-11 – coincidentally – the date the "film" was "noticed" by the world... Come ON!! REALLY?? Hello NSA CIA someone are you noticing, looking into it? Oh yeah – its an election year. Can't have foregin policy debacles at this time of year. Obama's going to win and there is that whole thing about keeping your jobs and funding... Awesome system we have...

    September 14, 2012 at 2:09 pm | Reply
  75. Patchygroundfog

    Rob, really bad job of reading the story. The state department cable DID NOT warn of an attack. It said there was concern about an anti-Muslim video posted on the Internet that was drawing increased attention in Egypt. Again, no warning of an attack. Read the story again ...

    September 14, 2012 at 2:08 pm | Reply
    • Mo

      some of these people can not read, can not think, lack logic and the ability to reason... why waste your breath?

      September 14, 2012 at 2:22 pm | Reply
      • ObserverInChief

        Neither can your clown of a president. He's not even in on int brief meetings.. too busy campaigning for his OWN good, not Americas. Wake up please. We need to remove this clown.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:24 pm |
      • Patrick in Wisconsin

        Hey Obie, Obama doesn't run the U.S. Embassy in Egypt nor can he control the day to day operations there. If you think this is even remotely Obama's fault you clearly have no idea of how the U.S. Consul works.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:40 pm |
  76. jonat

    This story is a twist of the truth, Obama was warned but the warning was concerning the plan to attack the embassy on the anniversary of 9/11. Still Obama did nothing to prepare

    September 14, 2012 at 2:07 pm | Reply
    • Patrick in Wisconsin

      See above...

      September 14, 2012 at 2:41 pm | Reply
      • bb

        U can always tell when there is a pansy typing.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:59 pm |
  77. Patchygroundfog

    People, people, people: Why doesn't all of America realize there is one simple word that explains why we remain in this turbulent region and give scads of money to people who hate us and want us dead: OIL!!!! Get it? If you don't, then go outside and drain the gas tank of your car. Now try to start it ...

    As for those who call for the return of George W. Bush and make up anonymous allegations attributed to "senior diplomats" from somewhere out there claiming that the US had 48-hour notice of the Libya attacks, you are not only wrong, you have very short memories.

    The 9/11/2001 terror attacks –the worst in American history - occurred WHILE BUSH WAS PRESIDENT! And the CIA had REPEATEDLY warned him earlier that year that a domestic attack was "imminent." He and Cheney didn't believe them and did nothing ...

    Check it out: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/11/opinion/the-bush-white-house-was-deaf-to-9-11-warnings.html

    Obama has kept us safe for almost four years, and now this is his fault? Get a freaking grip ...

    September 14, 2012 at 2:03 pm | Reply
    • jonat

      If oil is the concern and liberals know this than why do they fight tooth and nail to stop the drilling and production of our own supply? Obama has his lips planted firmly on OPEC's button and we are seeing the result

      September 14, 2012 at 2:09 pm | Reply
      • Michelle

        we need to develop clean energy, Germany is 50% green.

        The sun and the wind, we need to use them as much as we can, and supplement with oil. It's not a one note strategy.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:11 pm |
      • Jay

        maybe because it destroys the earth??

        September 14, 2012 at 2:26 pm |
      • MKultra

        You think how our army is going to move its ships and tanks.with wind?

        September 14, 2012 at 2:56 pm |
    • Michelle

      Exactly.

      Good post.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:09 pm | Reply
      • km4candles

        If drilling on our own soil destroys the "earth", then tell me why drilling oil in the Middle East hasn't destroyed the "earth" in all the years they have been drilling? They are still in existance and provding and driling oil everyday. The earth has survived for a long time, it isn't going anywhere fast.

        September 14, 2012 at 4:30 pm |
    • km4candles

      And Bill Clinton had a chance to get Bin Laden more than once and ignored him as well. He was in office for 8 years, GWB was in office for a total of 8 months when 9/11 happened. I blame Clinton as much if not more than GWB and I voted for Clinton twice. Maybe in our President would should up for the daily intel briefings (they hold them for a reason, you know) he might have had a notion to step up security on the anniversary of 9/11. But now, he had to party with Beyonce and the likes.

      September 14, 2012 at 4:20 pm | Reply
  78. Obama's brother

    twin1994 ... no protest beacuse the stock market is at over 13,000. We are doing better than what Bush left us. And he is an American... Show us your tax returns

    September 14, 2012 at 2:02 pm | Reply
    • reefsmokingdems

      really? The Dow is jut back to where it was after almost four years. And it seems all actionable intelligence seems to pop up only during the republican administrations.
      Nothing really popped up when Monica was doing her job with Clinton !!

      September 14, 2012 at 2:28 pm | Reply
  79. Willard is a Tax Evader

    Let's blame Obama for Willard being a Tax Evader!!!!!!!! Let's blame Obama for Willard being a criminal for not disclosing his off-shore accounts!!!!! Let's blame Obama for a bunch of towel heads burning a KFC!!!!!!!

    September 14, 2012 at 1:59 pm | Reply
    • art

      Remember when pro-Bush folks would say that about their guy? You are following the same pattern.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:06 pm | Reply
    • Michelle

      I get your point, by the towel head crap needs to stop.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:13 pm | Reply
    • bb

      u make it clear your on one of Oblunders give me money programs, typical

      September 14, 2012 at 3:20 pm | Reply
  80. slason

    Many of you toe the line of sedition including CANDIDATE Romney. While MY Commander-in-Chief has to actually deal with this. Many of you toe the line of sedition following distortion, misinformation and propaganda. Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom vet. Semper Fi!

    September 14, 2012 at 1:58 pm | Reply
    • Therewolf

      "Sedition"... is that when you sit on the couch all day and watch SpongeBob? Yeah, that sedition causes obesity, a worldwide epidemic. You're right to be upset about it.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:11 pm | Reply
      • slason

        Maybe you'll understand when we have to start operation Texas Re-Education. Treason is NO joke during a time of war. Semper Fi!

        September 14, 2012 at 2:59 pm |
  81. OooooooooooooH Nooooooooo

    Someone drew a picture of mohammad!!!!!!!! Let's burn a KFC!!!!!!!!!!! Let's burn a truck!!!!!!!!!!! Let's kill our own people!!!! That will teach the US!!!!!!!

    September 14, 2012 at 1:57 pm | Reply
    • 1safechick

      Yes, their response has been incredibility violent and inappropriate, but they do no follow the same rules that we do. First of all, the do not have freedom of speech so they can't grasp the concept of such disrespect and secondly, after the Arab spring their all heavily armed. Speaking of heavily armed, isn't that what the right wing is promoting here?

      September 14, 2012 at 2:16 pm | Reply
      • reefsmokingdems

        You dimwit ! it seems their "freedom of speech" is a lot freer than ours !!
        Go hug a tree and save an owl.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:31 pm |
    • Frank

      Here is an ASCII rendition of an angry Mohammad wearing a striped Uncle Sam hat and a cross around his neck: =)>:()+-

      September 14, 2012 at 2:19 pm | Reply
  82. just wondering

    Why are we so surprised.. After 30 year's of American policy that has placed murder's and criminal's into power why should we be surprised by this.
    AMERICA the land of DEMOCRACY what a JOKE. We are receiving the same treatment we have been giving out.

    September 14, 2012 at 1:54 pm | Reply
    • BriDog1

      Go live in Iran and see how they treat you next time you rip on U.S.A!

      September 14, 2012 at 2:01 pm | Reply
      • MKultra

        And you go to street and shout:holocaust is fake and see what will happen to you

        September 14, 2012 at 3:02 pm |
    • art

      Or better yet, try living over there and running your mouth on a message board...see how far it gets you. The same country that you rag about is the same country that affords you to complain on a website without fear of retribution.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:08 pm | Reply
    • reefsmokingdems

      Birddog and Art

      Just wondering is correct and he is criticizing the US policy of interfering in other nations' affairs. Nowhere does he says that those countries are safer or have more freedom than we do.
      We cannot clean every cesspool. Some gutters will remain gutters.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:34 pm | Reply
  83. twin1994

    What I don't understand is that there is no outrage.....No anti war protesters, not high gasoline protesters, no out cry over the way Obama is handling the Middle East Crises.....It seems to me that these three issues along would have the liberals out in force if the president was a Republican.......help me understand?

    September 14, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Reply
    • Jim

      Democrat and Republicans closed ranks behind George Bush after 9/11.

      Romney, and republicans, however, see it as an opportunity to score points.

      Whatever happened to American loyalty?

      September 14, 2012 at 1:52 pm | Reply
      • just wondering

        BUT as the Republican Leader ship has said time and time again . THERE TOP PRIORITY is not to help America recover but the TOP PRIORITY is to beat OBAMA at all cost's.. AMERICA'S COST...

        September 14, 2012 at 1:57 pm |
      • bb

        Like Oblameos loyal, pull your head out, for god sakes

        September 14, 2012 at 3:22 pm |
      • km4candles

        Loyalty went out the window when Obama quit being loyal to the US citizens and started bowing to the extremists overseas.

        September 14, 2012 at 4:02 pm |
      • Sildenafil

        Say what you mean Kim – loyalty went out the window the minute McCain made his concession speech.

        September 14, 2012 at 6:57 pm |
    • sadfs

      because they are not brainwashed by GOP and thugs

      September 14, 2012 at 7:11 pm | Reply
  84. threhold1

    Oblamer needs to leave now!

    September 14, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Reply
    • Patrick Portland

      Thank you...enough said...blaming the victims or even worse – APOLOGIZING TO THESE CAMEL JOCKEYS HELL BENT ON DEATH – is not the foreign policy expected from the sole remaining super power. Leading from behind & appeasement is not a foregn policy. Chalk another one up for the loser occupying the white house – accomplishments – that wouLD be a big fat ZERO.

      September 14, 2012 at 1:56 pm | Reply
      • just wondering

        From the comment's being made by some it's obvious that here in America we also have many racist, bigoted, and ignorant citizen's .
        Many whom proclaim to be Christian's yet talk about killing those who disagree with there view's and belief's..
        It's time for these supposed Christian to be held accountable for there statement's and action's. It's time to put up or shut up and to actually start acting like a Christian .
        And not just another RACIST, BIGOTED, THUG.........

        September 14, 2012 at 1:58 pm |
      • really patrick

        really patrick...please tell me when obama said 'sorry and thanks for attacking our embassy's'. please point that out anywhere. because you listened or read what romney said doesn't mean its true. your an idiot.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:28 pm |
      • liberal disease

        The only thing Obama does well is apologize

        September 14, 2012 at 4:09 pm |
    • kilowatt23

      The sun came up!!!!!! I blame Obama!!!!! My dinner was terrible!!!! I blame Obama!!!!!!!! I'm as stupid as a sack of rocks!!!!!! I blame Obama!!!!!

      September 14, 2012 at 1:59 pm | Reply
      • Geologist

        You might be surprised at how intelligent a sack of rocks can actually be.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:12 pm |
      • ObserverInChief

        Tell us what good he is doing? You pathetic little liberal parrot... your days are numbered

        September 14, 2012 at 2:26 pm |
      • bb

        its gotta suck being u

        September 14, 2012 at 3:42 pm |
  85. Jim

    I remember a time when American's joined together against a foreign attack.

    Today America splinters and starts attacking itself.

    September 14, 2012 at 1:49 pm | Reply
  86. Jeff from Columbus

    Its 3am and the phone is ringing.

    Looks like Hillary was right after all...

    September 14, 2012 at 1:48 pm | Reply
  87. yur

    Someone is too busy trying to keep his job that he forgot to do his job.

    September 14, 2012 at 1:47 pm | Reply
    • Jimmie

      Americans DESERVE Obamination.

      September 14, 2012 at 1:48 pm | Reply
  88. Jimmie

    Western countries should IMMEDIATELY halt all aid and TOURISM to Egypt.

    September 14, 2012 at 1:46 pm | Reply
  89. HM8432

    The anti-Muslim movie is just an excuse the Jihadi's are using to be themselves and act like cavemen.

    September 14, 2012 at 1:43 pm | Reply
    • yur

      Yes.

      September 14, 2012 at 1:48 pm | Reply
    • Patrick Portland

      Start packing those drones with nuclear war heads instead of bombs.

      September 14, 2012 at 1:57 pm | Reply
      • MKultra

        And star a nuclear winter to destroy all of us.are you joking or your a fool?you can't hit every where you dont like with a nuclear bomb and you can't equip a drone with nuclear weapons.its too small

        September 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm |
  90. Triple A

    Carny, the White House spokesman just came online and offically announced that the Muslim uprising and protests is not against and has nothing to do with the United States... Yes the BHO and his clan really do think we are that stupid and evidently 44-45% of us are....

    September 14, 2012 at 1:41 pm | Reply
    • A

      I agree Triple A – republicans really are that stupid.

      September 14, 2012 at 1:46 pm | Reply
    • rob

      They know they can get away with it because the Liberal media/ Dem propaganda machine will not tell us the truth.

      September 14, 2012 at 1:54 pm | Reply
      • kilowatt23

        Coming from someone that licks the mud off Limbaughs feet.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:01 pm |
    • Guest

      It's politics which we have learned does not have to about truths.

      September 14, 2012 at 1:58 pm | Reply
  91. firewalker25b

    Obama took time out for his 2008 Presidential campaigning to HELP GOVERNMENT MOTORS BAILOUT.

    September 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm | Reply
  92. firewalker25b

    "The night after the first murder of an American ambassador in more than three decades, President Obama flew to Vegas for a campaign stop. The next day, he was rallying a crowd in Colorado. The campaign continues to make plans for swing-state visits next week in Ohio and Florida.

    Yet as more information emerges indicating the attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, may have been a coordinated terror strike - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is the latest to declare it a "terrorist attack" - some are questioning whether the president is acknowledging the severity of the situation. "

    September 14, 2012 at 1:39 pm | Reply
    • Jimmie

      Obama is an illegal Kenyan president and a muslim. What do you expect from this lying fraud?

      September 14, 2012 at 1:48 pm | Reply
      • kilowatt23

        The world viewed from the inside of Limbaughs colon.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:02 pm |
      • wer

        Obummer is a mulum in training and need to go! We need to nuke em all. THE SOUTH WILL RISE AGAIN! YEEEHAWWW, 'MUUURICA.

        September 14, 2012 at 2:10 pm |
      • shawns808

        I don't care if he is a legal, illegal, Muslim, Kenyan or otherwise. He is our President and he needs to get off is butt and kick some A$$!! No one messes with the USA!

        September 14, 2012 at 2:13 pm |
      • liberal disease

        His supporters voted for a messiah, but what we have just another left wing incompetant fool

        September 14, 2012 at 4:11 pm |
    • rob

      Why should he acknowledge the severity of the situation ?? The media is completely in the tank for him. They grudgingly reported that we knew 48 hours ahaed of time about the Cairo attack. Just an hour ago the CNN headline changed from rage against the US to Rage against the Video.

      September 14, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Reply
    • TheTraveler

      I don't get it. We have an intelligence department and we have a state department. It is the job for those folks to analyze threats and threatening situations and inform the President. So, mostly what I hear is that President Obama should have been doing "something" based on intel that was still being coached in "maybe" or "might have" or "we're not sure at this point" dialogs. The fact that he was campaigning is completely non-relevant here. When the intel firmed up, and the agencies had more concrete and "operational" data, then the President gets involved.
      Then, he took a cautious approach and got his game plan together. Does anyone remember the last time we got our panties in a wad and acted on "bad intelligence"? It was called the War in Iraq.

      September 14, 2012 at 2:18 pm | Reply
      • rob

        "...We have an intelligence department and we have a state department. It is the job for those folks to analyze threats and threatening situations and inform the President...."
        They were all acting on the illusion that since The Pesident and Hillary have been trying to Make Friends with the radical Islamists and Understand their anger and reach out our hand of frienship to them that they now love us and would never, never, never hate us again.

        We desparately need new leadership

        September 14, 2012 at 2:56 pm |
      • Bob

        Obama only goes to 1/2 of the daily security briefings. We now know for a fact that prior to the 9/11 embassy attacks he had not attended at any briefings since Sept 5th.

        Obama is finished....we cannot have a weak uninformed leader.

        September 14, 2012 at 3:34 pm |
      • ECassious2

        The majority of past Presidents have considered it their duty to attend daily briefings, (many multiple times a week) where in a face to face setting, you are told of any and all threats. You discuss where they came from and whether or not they are credible etc.. Our President has decided he does not need this information. He merely needs to read them and ask questions if HE thinks it is necessary. The idea of the meetings is for those in the know to be given the opportunity to detail things to the President that he does noT know. These type meetings are not on the Presidents agenda just like the 6 months of meetings he did not attend with his joint economic team.

        September 14, 2012 at 4:45 pm |
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