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      10-11-2012, 01:31 PM   #1
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Money went for Green Cars vs. Security for Libyan Embassy

Un-flippin-believable.

The WashingtonTimes is reporting that money was prioritized to purchase a Chevy Volt charging station for the Viennan embassy 4 days after disapproving a security funding request for the Libyan embassy (link)

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In a May 3, 2012, email, the State Department denied a request by a group of Special Forces assigned to protect the U.S. embassy in Libya to continue their use of a DC- 3 airplane for security operations throughout the country.

The subject line of the email, on which slain Ambassador Chris Stevens was copied, read: “Termination of Tripoli DC-3 Support.”

Four days later, on May 7, the State Department authorized the U.S. embassy in Vienna to purchase a $108,000 electric vehicle charging station for the embassy motor pool’s new Chevrolet Volts. The purchase was a part of the State Department’s “Energy Efficiency Sweep of Europe” initiative, which included hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars on green program expenditures at various U.S. Embassies.
I swear this makes me want to kick a puppy when I hear this. How anyone can vote for Obama befuddles me to no end.
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