On June 17, 1972 individuals working for, but not under specific orders of President Richard M Nixon, broke into the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C. thus setting off attempts by Nixon to cover up his administrations involvement in the break-in at the Watergate complex. The actual crime itself was misdemeanor breaking and entry. The number of people who died was ZERO. The consequence of this, near-certain impeachment in the House of Representatives and equally certain conviction by the Senate, Nixon resigned the presidency on August 9, 1974.
Fast forward to September 11th 2012.
The Benghazi annex of the American Counsel in Benghazi Libya comes under attach by Islamic terrorists, Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans are murdered by the terrorists in a 14 hour long battle during which multiple requests are desperately made to the American Department of State, then headed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, for military assistance. Those requests are repeatedly rejected. But it gets worse than that, those requests are not just rejected, various military and CIA assets in the field who are also requesting authorization to to rescue Ambassador Stevens and his personal are told to “Stand Down”.
Members of the Benghazi annex security team challenged two congressmen to a debate on “Hannity” Thursday night after the Democrat lawmakers suggested that they’re continuing to perpetuate the “myth” of a stand down order.
The members of the security annex team, Mark Geist, John Tiegen and Kris Paronto came out earlier this month, telling Fox News that they were told, in fact, to stand down the night the U.S. consulate was attacked.
But at a recent news conference, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) suggested they were only saying these things to promote their new book, “13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi,” Fox News Insider reported.
After the accusations, Paronto and Geist challenged Schiff to a debate on “Hannity.” Schiff declined, but Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) accepted the challenge.
Smith said he doesn’t doubt that the men’s immediate superiors told them to stand down, but he rejects the idea that the order came from the White House.
“I don’t know how else to explain it. I want to say to Mr. Smith: was he there that night with us? Where was he? Because that’s what happened. We’re telling you what happened on the ground,” said Paronto.
There is absolutely no doubt that there was in fact a Stand down order issued. Such an order could only originate from either the Secretary of State or from the President of the United States of America. Standing orders have been in place since the 1980’s requiring the United States Military to send whatever military personal are required to protect American Diplomatic Counsels, those orders can only be contravened by either the Secretary of State or the President of the United States.
President Nixon did not order the break in at the Watergate complex, but when he became aware of it, he conspired with other members of his administration to cover up the break in because members of his administration were involved. Whether President Obama ordered the stand down or not one thing is indisputably clear, President Obama has conspired with members of his administration to cover up the fact that a Stand Down order was issued, an order which only he and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had the authority to issue. So we have clearly and indisputable reached what can only be called a Nixionian crises. Not one single person died during the misdemeanor breaking and entry that President Nixon was covering up, four American diplomatic personal died as a result of the Stand down order that the Obama Administration is covering up.
Congress itself has thus far been utterly disgraceful in it’s handling of the Benghazi attack, it’s failure to hold the Obama Administration accountable borders on criminal, but it genuinely pales compared to the failure of the Mainstream Media to investigate. In fact, were America to have an honorable Attorney General the Mainstream Media would probably have already been charged under the RICO Statues for engaging in Conspiracy to aid and abet in the commission of a crime for their part in the cover up of the Stand Down order.