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  • reliable_sources reliable_sources Oct 14, 2012 2:22 PM Flag

    Whistleblower: Obama Knew Libya Attacks Work of Al Qaeda Affiliates Within 2 Hours

    Sources say intelligence agencies knew within a day that al Qaeda affiliates were behind the attacks in Benghazi, Libya—they even knew where one of the attackers lived.

    Within one hours of the 9-11-2012 anniversary attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi, U.S. intelligence agencies and President Barack Obama had strong indications that al Qaeda–affiliated operatives were behind the attack, and had even pinpointed the location of one of those attackers. The White House was immediately informed of the situation within 2 hours of the attack. President Obama ordered Ambassador Susan Rice: Spin that The Libya Attack Was Not Premeditated ( this was a lie and she knew it) Made the media rounds on- ABC- CBS- CNN -FOX News and others. Susan Rice mission was to spin that the attack was due to a video on YouTube. It is a known fact that soon after the attack President Obama and U.S. intelligence had a pretty good bead on some three or four individuals involved in the attack.” A strike force was put off because of the political consequences it would have on Obama's reelection Campaign.

    Three separate U.S. intelligence officials who spoke to a very reliable sources, said the early information was enough to show that the attack was planned and the work of al Qaeda affiliates operating in Eastern Libya. This was indeed an Obama Team Coverup and Joe Biden knew it and is part of the Benghazi Coverup.

    Attacks in Libya become unexpected weak spot for Obama campaign ... Therefore a Coverup was in place.

    It took weeks for the White House and the administration to formally acknowledge that the Benghazi assault was a terrorist attack. On Sunday, Obama adviser Robert Gibbs explained the evolving narrative as a function of new information coming in quickly on the attacks. "We learned more information every single day about what happened,” Gibbs said on Fox News. “Nobody wants to get to the bottom of this faster than we do.” Please be advised that advisors David Axelrod and Robert Gibbs were part of this Libya Benghazi Coverup

    The intelligence officials who spoke to White House Insiders did so anonymously because they weren’t authorized to speak to the press. They said U.S. intelligence agencies developed leads on four of the participants of the attacks within 4 hours of the fire fight that took place mainly at an annex near the Benghazi consulate. For one of those individuals, the U.S. agencies were able to find his location after his use of social media. “We had two kinds of intelligence on one guy,” this official said. “We believe we had enough to target him.”

    President Obama felt that this was very damaging for his reelection campaign since he had stated that Al Qaeda was much less powerful and easier to control. Vice President Joe Biden quote was also important to employ the Coverup because he said "Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive!" Obama coverup was truly political in nature. The president of the United states of america Lied to the American people and so diid Susan Rice and Hillary Clinton. They spent less than $100,000 in the Middle East to ap

    Libya Obama Cover-Up & Scandal: Team Obama Has Misled Americans on 9/11 Benghazi Attack, Hillary Clinton May Testify soon.

    Americans remember this In a speech that had Democrats on the edge of their seats, wondering if the gaffe-prone vice president would make another embarrassing blunder, Biden stayed relatively close to his prepared remarks. "Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive!"

    Vice President Joe Biden passionately pushed out his now-famous, bumper-sticker catch phrase at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night -- "Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive!" The Coverup was necessary because of this and that in the Obama Campaign forces in all 50 states. One of the strong concerns was that the Libya attack of 9 -11 would of been extremely damaging to President Obama reputation and his second term election and in the history books as he would go down as another Richard Nixon in the Watergate Coverup.

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    • Surge in Women Voting for Mitt Romney for President of USA and Their Reasons
      By ladies_4_romney . Oct 24, 2012 2:37 PM

      Women Democrat Voters and Others are Switching to Mitt Romney in Ohio Michigan Florida Virginia Pennsylvania Wisconsin New York- New Jersey ( East Coast to West Coast )

      The Democrat Ladies for Romney in all 50 States Ladies are Switching from Obama very Fast.

      Read this and you too will Change and become a "Romney Democrat" for a Stronger USA Economy and honest leadership.

      Women, Jewish Democrats and others are Switching to Mitt Romney for President.

      Women Review Debate 3 : First, Governor Mitt Romney Pasted the President Test, Ready to Lead USA. By USA_Jewish_Women 10 22 2012

      Great Impression: Mitt Romney's Stunning Turnaround in Past 3 Debates after Huge Negative Ads.

      The Reasons for Change is Obama has Lost the Support and Respect with Women Voters and Others.

      People Notice: Most Men and Women are Turned Off Against Barack Obama most everywhere and Across All 50 States,

      Here is the the Review of Debate 3 on October 22, 2012
      By a Jewish Women Focus Group of 7,890 Women Connecticut Across America

      Our Strong Plea for Change in the White House, Why? The following reasons listed bellow.

      Note: This review is a agreement amongst a Group of almost 8000 Women watching debates.

      During the Debate 3, President Barack Obama was Arrogant, Disrespectfully, Angry, Rude and Condescending to Governor Mitt Romney. Obama did not Act or Look Presidential.

      We Feel Governor Mitt Romney Pasted the Presidential Test and is Ready to Lead USA

      We Support Mitt Romney, found him to be a Smart, Respectable and Decent Gentleman.

      Governor Mitt Romney Looked Much More Presidential, Ready to be Commander-in-Chief.

      Mitt Romney said America Needs a Strong Economy in order to have a Strong Military for our National Security right now and the Future. ...... We All Agree.

      Women came away from this Debate with a Very Good Impression of Governor Mitt Romney, in that he would be a “ A Safe Pair of Hands.” in Foreign Policy and a Strong Economy. We Trust Him More. Obama lied about Libya on 9 11 ( a 8 hour fire fight, Obama watched did nothing)

      In Foreign Policy We feel Mitt Romney is Tough Enough to do what’s necessary, but laid-back enough not to do too much and get us into another war.

      Miit Romney Did Not attack President Obama's Policies, he Simply Pointed Out a Few Needed Improvements in a Very Respectable Way.

      During the debate Governor Mitt Romney Seemed More Like a Leader, Smart, Respectable, Thoughtful and Considerate. He looked and Acted more Like the New American President that our Nation and the rest of the World Needs so Disparately in These Troubling Economic Times.

      Governor Mitt Romney was Calm, Thoughtful, Relaxed, Steady, Looked Like A Smart Gentleman and More Presidential.

      Romney Looked and Acted as if he was Ready to Take the Job as Commander-in-Chief ASAP.

      President Barack Obama Looked more like a Very Disparate Candidate and Challenger, very Negative, Acted like a Disrespectful Attack Dog Instead of the President of the United States.

      Mitt Romney Expressed his Concern about Iran's Nuclear Threat that is 4 Years Closer and the USA Support of Israel, our Good Friend and Middle East Ally. The strained relationship with the Obama Administration.

      Tonight Romney Impressed the Ladies Very much, in that a Vote for Him is a Vote for American Security, Peace and Safety, a Strong Economy, a Strong Military, Millions of Higher Paying Jobs, Prosperity for the Middle Class and Others. and a Quiet Peaceful Life for USA and all People.

      The World is Much to Scary these days, Americans Aren’t Looking For a Scary Arrogant, Angry. Rude, Disrespectfully and Weak President. Barack Obama is Not the One to Lead us Any Longer

      Tonight we Came Away with the Feeling that President Barack Obama is extremely a more Scary Candidate then the President of USA.

      We are Concerned about America's Weaken Relationship with Israel, a Nuclear Iran, our Weaken Economy and the Huge 16 Trillion Dollars Debt, that in itself Threatens our National Security.

      Americans, Black, White, Latinos, Wake Up, USA Debt is Bigger than our Gross National Product.

      We Can Not Afford Four More Years of President Obama's Spending, Borrowing and lies.

      We Can Not Afford Another 5 or 6 Trillion Dollars in More Debt From China or Other Countries.

      Our Jewish Women's Focus Group of almost 8000 Democrats Therefore Proudly Endorse Governor Mitt Romney as the Next President of the United States of America.

      Vote for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Before It's to Late. Do it Now ....ASAP

      Public Notice: We Feel Strongly that President Barack Obama is No Longer Fit to Lead USA.

    • Many Ohio - Michigan - Florida - Pennsylvania Democrats Switching to Mitt Romney for President

      Women Review Debate 3, Governor Mitt Romney Pasted The Test, Ready to Lead USA
      By USA_Jewish_Women 10 22 2012

      Debate 3: Women's Review: President Obama Was Arrogant, Disrespectfully Angry Condescending to Governor Mitt Romney on Oct 22, 2012.

      Mitt Romney's Stunning turnaround in these past 3 debates

      Obama has lost support among Jewish women voters.

      Most Jews are Turn Against Obama across the 50 states,

      A Jewish Women Focus Group of 7,890 on October 22, 2012

      President Obama Was arrogant, angry, disrespectfully, condescending and much to aggressive, did not look very presidential at all.

      Governor Mitt Romney looked much more presidential, ready to be commander-in-chief. America he said, needs a strong economy in order to have a strong military for our National Security now and in the future.

      We came away from this debate with a very good impression of Mitt Romney, in that he would be a “ a safe pair of hands.”

      We feel he’s tough enough to do what’s necessary, but laid-back enough not to do too much and get us into another war. Romney did not attack President Obama's policies, he simply pointed out a few improvements in a respectable way.

      During the debate Governor Mitt Romney seemed more like the president and Barack Obama more like the candidate and challenger.

      Governor Mitt Romney was calm, thoughtful, relaxed, steady and looked very presidential. He looked and acted ready to take the job as commander-in-chief. Expressed his views on Iran's Nuclear threat and the USA support of Israel, our good friend and ally.

      He impressed us tonight, in that a vote for him is a vote for American security, peace and safety, a strong economy, a strong military, millions of higher paying jobs, prosperity and quiet peaceful life for us and our families.

      The world is much to scary these days; Americans aren’t looking for a scary weak president.

      Tonight we came away with the feeling that President Obama is more the scary one, in America's weaken relationship with Israel, a closer to Nuclear Iran, our weak economy and the huge 16 Trillion Dollars in Debt, that in itself Threatens our National Security.

      We can not afford four more years of president Obama's spending and borrowing another 5 or 6 trillion dollars from countries like China. Our jewish women's focus group therefore endorse Governor Mitt Romney for the next president of the United States of America.

      Obama's Re-Election is very questionable. Vote for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan

    • Women Review Debate 3, Governor Mitt Romney Pasted The Test, Ready to Lead USA
      By USA_Jewish_Women 10 22 2012

      Debate 3: Women's Review: President Obama Was Arrogant, Disrespectfully Angry Condescending to Governor Mitt Romney on Oct 22, 2012.

      Mitt Romney's Stunning turnaround in these past 3 debates

      Obama has lost support among Jewish women voters.

      Most Jews are Turn Against Obama across the 50 states,

      A Jewish Women Focus Group of 7,890 on October 22, 2012

      President Obama Was arrogant, angry, disrespectfully, condescending and much to aggressive, did not look very presidential at all.

      Governor Mitt Romney looked much more presidential, ready to be commander-in-chief. America he said, needs a strong economy in order to have a strong military for our National Security now and in the future.

      We came away from this debate with a very good impression of Mitt Romney, in that he would be a “ a safe pair of hands.”

      We feel he’s tough enough to do what’s necessary, but laid-back enough not to do too much and get us into another war. Romney did not attack President Obama's policies, he simply pointed out a few improvements in a respectable way.

      During the debate Governor Mitt Romney seemed more like the president and Barack Obama more like the candidate and challenger.

      Governor Mitt Romney was calm, thoughtful, relaxed, steady and looked very presidential. He looked and acted ready to take the job as commander-in-chief. Expressed his views on Iran's Nuclear threat and the USA support of Israel, our good friend and ally.

      He impressed us tonight, in that a vote for him is a vote for American security, peace and safety, a strong economy, a strong military, millions of higher paying jobs, prosperity and quiet peaceful life for us and our families.

      The world is much to scary these days; Americans aren’t looking for a scary weak president.

      Tonight we came away with the feeling that President Obama is more the scary one, in America's weaken relationship with Israel, a closer to Nuclear Iran, our weak economy and the huge 16 Trillion Dollars in Debt, that in itself Threatens our National Security.

      We can not afford four more years of president Obama's spending and borrowing another 5 or 6 trillion dollars from countries like China. Our jewish women's focus group therefore endorse Governor Mitt Romney for the next president of the United States of America.

      Obama's Re-Election is very questionable. Vote for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan

    • Obama The Next One Term President Sees Middle Class Tax Increase as a Last Victory

      The Largest Tax Hike in US History has just been upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States and President Obama sees this assault on the middle class as a victory.

      The already unpopular 2010 health care reform law has been converted by the court into a $1.76 trillion tax increase funded by escalating taxes to be paid the vast majority of taxpayers. The high court’s ruling leaves in place 20 tax increases in the health-care law, of those, 12 tax hikes would affect families earning less than $250,000 per year, including a “Cadillac tax” on high-cost insurance plans, a tax on insurance providers, and an excise tax on medical device manufacturers. By formally converting ‘Obamacare’ into ‘Obamatax,’ the court allows Obama to raise taxes on the middle-class.

      The decision is a distressing blow to taxpayers and represents the single largest tax increase on young people in the nation’s history. When it takes full effect, the Internal Revenue Service will have immense new power and authority to persecute and prosecute a whole new group of taxpayers.

      If the law takes full effect, it will devastate small businesses and destroy any chance for a sustainable economic recovery. It will add trillions of dollars to the national debt and push the country toward bankruptcy even faster than current projections. Any individual who believes that this decision must be overturned must do everything possible to undo the damage that has been done, especially at the ballot box on November 6.

      –Obamacare law contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses–

      WASHINGTON, DC – Obamacare contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses. Arranged by their respective effective dates, below is the total list of all $500 billion-plus in tax hikes (over the next ten years) in Obamacare, where to find them in the bill, and how much your taxes are scheduled to go up as of today:
      Taxes that took effect in 2010:

      1. Excise Tax on Charitable Hospitals (Min$/immediate): $50,000 per hospital if they fail to meet new “community health assessment needs,” “financial assistance,” and “billing and collection” rules set by HHS. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,961-1,971

      2. Codification of the “economic substance doctrine” (Tax hike of $4.5 billion). This provision allows the IRS to disallow completely-legal tax deductions and other legal tax-minimizing plans just because the IRS deems that the action lacks “substance” and is merely intended to reduce taxes owed. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 108-113

      3. “Black liquor” tax hike (Tax hike of $23.6 billion). This is a tax increase on a type of bio-fuel. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 105

      4. Tax on Innovator Drug Companies ($22.2 bil/Jan 2010): $2.3 billion annual tax on the industry imposed relative to share of sales made that year. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,971-1,980

      5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tax Hike ($0.4 bil/Jan 2010): The special tax deduction in current law for Blue Cross/Blue Shield companies would only be allowed if 85 percent or more of premium revenues are spent on clinical services. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,004

      6. Tax on Indoor Tanning Services ($2.7 billion/July 1, 2010): New 10 percent excise tax on Americans using indoor tanning salons. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,397-2,399

      7. Medicine Cabinet Tax ($5 bil/Jan 2011): Americans no longer able to use health savings account (HSA), flexible spending account (FSA), or health reimbursement (HRA) pre-tax dollars to purchase non- prescription, over-the-counter medicines (except insulin). Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957-1,959

      8. HSA Withdrawal Tax Hike ($1.4 bil/Jan 2011): Increases additional tax on non-medical early withdrawals from an HSA from 10 to 20 percent, disadvantaging them relative to IRAs and other tax- advantaged accounts, which remain at 10 percent. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,959
      Tax that took effect in 2012

      9. Employer Reporting of Insurance on W-2 (Min$/Jan 2012): Preamble to taxing health benefits on individual tax returns. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957
      Taxes that take effect in 2013

      10. Surtax on Investment Income ($123 billion/Jan. 2013): Creation of a new, 3.8 percent surtax on investment income earned in households making at least $250,000 ($200,000 single). This would result in the following top tax rates on investment income: Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 87-93
      Capital Gains Dividends Other*
      2012 15% 15% 35%
      2013+ 23.8% 43.4% 43.4%

      *Other unearned income includes (for surtax purposes) gross income from interest, annuities, royalties, net rents,
      and passive income in partnerships and Subchapter-S corporations. It does not include municipal bond interest or life insurance proceeds, since those do not add to gross income. It does not include active trade or business income, fair market value sales of ownership in pass-through entities, or distributions from retirement plans. The 3.8% surtax does not apply to non-resident aliens.

      11. Hike in Medicare Payroll Tax ($86.8 bil/Jan 2013): Current law and changes:
      First $200,000 ($250,000 Married) Employer/Employee All Remaining WagesEmployer/Employee
      Current Law 1.45%/1.45%2.9% self-employed 1.45%/1.45%2.9% self-employed
      Obamacare Tax Hike 1.45%/1.45%2.9% self-employed 1.45%/2.35%3.8% self-employed
      Bill: PPACA, Reconciliation Act; Page: 2000-2003; 87-93

      12. Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers ($20 bil/Jan 2013): Medical device manufacturers employ
      360,000 people in 6000 plants across the country. This law imposes a new 2.3% excise tax. Exempts items retailing for Mitt Romney’s surge continues.He has narrowed the gap against President Obama to a single point in the critical swing state of Ohio, with the president clinging to a one-point lead, according to a new pollThe Public Policy Polling tally shows the president topping Mitt Romney by 49-48 percent...

    • Obama Sees Middle Class Tax 1.7 Trillion Increase Victory - Read & Vote Obama if You Love It.

      The Largest Tax Hike in US History has just been upheld by the Supreme Court of the United
      States and President Obama sees this assault on the middle class as a victory.

      The already unpopular 2010 health care reform law has been converted by the court into a $1.76 trillion tax increase funded by escalating taxes to be paid the vast majority of taxpayers. The high court’s ruling leaves in place 20 tax increases in the health-care law, of those, 12 tax hikes would affect families earning less than $250,000 per year, including a “Cadillac tax” on high-cost insurance plans, a tax on insurance providers, and an excise tax on medical device manufacturers. By formally converting ‘Obamacare’ into ‘Obamatax,’ the court allows Obama to raise taxes on the middle-class.

      The decision is a distressing blow to taxpayers and represents the single largest tax increase on young people in the nation’s history. When it takes full effect, the Internal Revenue Service will have immense new power and authority to persecute and prosecute a whole new group of taxpayers.

      If the law takes full effect, it will devastate small businesses and destroy any chance for a sustainable economic recovery. It will add trillions of dollars to the national debt and push the country toward bankruptcy even faster than current projections. Any individual who believes that this decision must be overturned must do everything possible to undo the damage that has been done, especially at the ballot box on November 6.

      –Obamacare law contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses–

      WASHINGTON, DC – Obamacare contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses. Arranged by their respective effective dates, below is the total list of all $500 billion-plus in tax hikes (over the next ten years) in Obamacare, where to find them in the bill, and how much your taxes are scheduled to go up as of today:
      Taxes that took effect in 2010:

      1. Excise Tax on Charitable Hospitals (Min$/immediate): $50,000 per hospital if they fail to meet new “community health assessment needs,” “financial assistance,” and “billing and collection” rules set by HHS. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,961-1,971

      2. Codification of the “economic substance doctrine” (Tax hike of $4.5 billion). This provision allows the IRS to disallow completely-legal tax deductions and other legal tax-minimizing plans just because the IRS deems that the action lacks “substance” and is merely intended to reduce taxes owed. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 108-113

      3. “Black liquor” tax hike (Tax hike of $23.6 billion). This is a tax increase on a type of bio-fuel. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 105

      4. Tax on Innovator Drug Companies ($22.2 bil/Jan 2010): $2.3 billion annual tax on the industry imposed relative to share of sales made that year. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,971-1,980

      5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tax Hike ($0.4 bil/Jan 2010): The special tax deduction in current law for Blue Cross/Blue Shield companies would only be allowed if 85 percent or more of premium revenues are spent on clinical services. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,004

      6. Tax on Indoor Tanning Services ($2.7 billion/July 1, 2010): New 10 percent excise tax on Americans using indoor tanning salons. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,397-2,399

      7. Medicine Cabinet Tax ($5 bil/Jan 2011): Americans no longer able to use health savings account (HSA), flexible spending account (FSA), or health reimbursement (HRA) pre-tax dollars to purchase non- prescription, over-the-counter medicines (except insulin). Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957-1,959
      8. HSA Withdrawal Tax Hike ($1.4 bil/Jan 2011): Increases additional tax on non-medical early withdrawals from an HSA from 10 to 20 percent, disadvantaging them relative to IRAs and other tax- advantaged accounts, which remain at 10 percent. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,959
      Tax that took effect in 2012
      9. Employer Reporting of Insurance on W-2 (Min$/Jan 2012): Preamble to taxing health benefits on individual tax returns. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957
      Taxes that take effect in 2013

      10. Surtax on Investment Income ($123 billion/Jan. 2013): Creation of a new, 3.8 percent surtax on investment income earned in households making at least $250,000 ($200,000 single). This would result in the following top tax rates on investment income: Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 87-93
      Capital Gains Dividends Other*
      2012 15% 15% 35%
      2013+ 23.8% 43.4% 43.4%

    • Obama Sees a Middle Class Tax of $I.7 Trillion Increase as a Victory read this and vote for Obama if you like it.

      –Obamacare law contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses–

      The Largest Tax Hike in US History has just been upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States and President Obama sees this assault on the middle class as a victory.

      The already unpopular 2010 health care reform law has been converted by the court into a $1.76 trillion tax increase funded by escalating taxes to be paid the vast majority of taxpayers. The high court’s ruling leaves in place 20 tax increases in the health-care law, of those, 12 tax hikes would affect families earning less than $250,000 per year, including a “Cadillac tax” on high-cost insurance plans, a tax on insurance providers, and an excise tax on medical device manufacturers. By formally converting ‘Obamacare’ into ‘Obamatax,’ the court allows Obama to raise taxes on the middle-class.

      The decision is a distressing blow to taxpayers and represents the single largest tax increase on young people in the nation’s history. When it takes full effect, the Internal Revenue Service will have immense new power and authority to persecute and prosecute a whole new group of taxpayers.

      If the law takes full effect, it will devastate small businesses and destroy any chance for a sustainable economic recovery. It will add trillions of dollars to the national debt and push the country toward bankruptcy even faster than current projections. Any individual who believes that
      this decision must be overturned must do everything possible to undo the damage that has been done, especially at the ballot box on November 6.

    • people help coming soon

    • Mitt Romney is winning the white vote across the country — by a lot

      Political analysts (including The Fix) spend a good bit of time these days talking about important voter groups — Latino voters and female voters, in particular.

      But all of the focus on these groups has obfuscated one fact: Mitt Romney is performing very, very well among white voters. And in fact, most recent polls show him winning the white vote by more than any GOP presidential candidate since Ronald Reagan.

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