Obama: Prevaricator-in-Chief

By Alden L. Benton

A prevaricator is a person who speaks falsely; a liar.  In addition, a prevaricator is also a person who speaks so as to avoid the precise truth; a quibbler; an equivocator.

When a habitual liar tells a lie, they must continue that initial lie and support it with a continuous web of more falsehoods.

Barack Obama is like a child caught in the web of his own lies.  He has told so many lies during his presidency that he does not even recognize that he is not telling the truth.  In fact, in many instances he seems to believe he is actually telling the truth.

On a human level, this is sad.  On an adult level, it is pathetic.  On a presidential level, it is dangerous.

The president is still lying about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where terrorists with ties to al Qaeda murdered four Americans, including Chris Stevens, the U.S. Ambassador to Libya.

The president is trying to sweep the Benghazi murders under the rug, hoping that we will forget about his role in the incident until after the elections next Tuesday.  However, the president may not get his way.

Two reports were released in the last four days revealing that not only has Obama been lying to us about what he knew about the Benghazi attack and when he knew it, but also that he actually had been doing nothing at all — except campaign.

On Sunday, October 28, Breitbart.com released this report:


Lt. Col. Tony Schafer told Fox News that sources were telling him that the President was watching the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in real-time.  Schafer told Fox that “only the President” could have ordered backup for the Americans who were under siege by terrorists so the President was most certainly informed of the situation as it was unfolding.  “I hate to say this,” Schafer said, “according to my sources, yes, [the President] was one of those in the White House situation room in real-time watching this.  And the question becomes, ‘What did the President do or not do in the moments he saw this unveiling?’  He — only he — could issue a directive to Secretary of Defense Panetta to do something.”

Note: For additional details, watch the Fox News video embedded in the Breitbart post.

On Tuesday, October 30, CNS News published an article stating that President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Secretary of Defense Panetta attended a previously arranged meeting 55 minutes after the State Department was notified of the attack.

If the president did not know about the attack, either the chain of command is broken or the president is derelict in his duties.  Considering the president’s history of tall tales, failed policies, and failed leadership, it was the latter.

Secretary Panetta later tried to cover for the president with more lies, saying we cannot send in troops unless we know what is going on. It becomes quite clear in the CNS News article that they did indeed know exactly what was going on and did nothing.


Four years of failed policy and incompetence by Obama; four years of the failed leadership of Secretary of State Hilary Clinton; a plethora of lies, hollow hubris, and outright cowardice from the president all have resulted in one thing — four dead Americans.


The Obama administration has been one big dog-and-pony show of smoke-and-mirrors magic tricks, lies, corruption, and cronyism for four ruinous years. 

America is suffering from a cancer.  We can start healing our great nation by eliminating the malignancy that is Barack Hussein Obama and his cadre of crooks, cronies, communists, and terrorists.

As the president said, “I am ultimately responsible.”  We must hold him accountable for four years of failure on November 6.

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One response to “Obama: Prevaricator-in-Chief

  1. Yes! This is the #1 lesson about the Left.
    Obama and his shamelessly corrupt elitists are Leftists pretending to be Liberals. They’re not “liberal” in any way; and the term itself is not only false but an profane insult to the word and its ideas.
    Leftists are con artists dealing in empty generalizations, twisted ideals, malignant slanders, casual condemnations, empty generalizations, shady half-truths, total lies, convoluted cover-ups, grandiose arrogance, total disrespect, and wholesale destruction of people and nations.
    Leftism is toxic waste thrown in the face of the entire world.
    And Obama is a heavyweight Leftist. Add any other label you want; nothing else really matters.
    How can anyone not notice that, in government, Leftists are not competent at anything but corrupt scheming and making other people’s lives miserable and more dependent? Not to mention cripplingly expensive. And never for any substantial benefit to anyone but themselves.
    Democrats should be ashamed of themselves for being such gullible fools — so eagerly, for so long.
    When enough people finally (finally!) wake up and wise up, and learn this lesson well, Democrats (if they survive as a party) may actually be forced to rediscover and embrace American values. They might even stop gaming the American soul and the American people for corrupt gains — at least not for inherently un-American goals and insane fantasies that bring only expensive destruction at every turn.
    Anyone who wants America, and Americans, to actually live up to our promise and inheritance of freedom — exactly what our Founders wanted us to do! — must first face the burning truth that Leftist (Socialist-Marxist) ideas are not real values for decent living, and certainly not American values.
    Leftism has no place in a free and prosperous society built on personal and large-scale morality. It’s time for Americans to reject Leftism and its agents of evil, now and forever.

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