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Did Petreaus Betray Us (And If Not Us, His Wife... After The Election Of Course)

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Update, in which we find the true reason for the affair: Petraeus Won’t Testify on Benghazi Next Week, Senate Aide Says.  In other words, next time one is called to testify before a panel over the deaths of 4 people including one US ambassador, one just pulls the infidelity "get out of testimony" card and all is well.

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A mere few days after the re-election of our president, CIA Director David Petraeus annoucnes his resignation:

  • *CIA DIRECTOR DAVID PETRAEUS RESIGNS
  • *PETRAEUS SAYS HE ASKED OBAMA TO BE ALLOWED TO RESIGN: NBC NEWS

The reason - an extra-marital affair...

  • *PETRAEUS SAYS HE ENGAGED IN AN EXTRAMARITAL AFFAIR: NBC NEWS 
  • *PETRAEUS 'SUCH BEHAVIOR IS UNACCEPTABLE' IN A LEADER: CNN

Of course, the defense is already known: Petreaus did not commit that affair... the government did it for him

Via AP:

David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair.

 

According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to allow him to resign, and on Friday the president accepted.

 

Petraeus said in a statement that he had shown "extremely poor judgment" in having an affair.

and From the Director of National Intelligence...

DNI STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF CIA DIRECTOR DAVID PETRAEUS

 

Today, CIA Director David Petraeus submitted his letter of resignation to the President. Dave’s decision to step down represents the loss of one of our nation’s most respected public servants. From his long, illustrious Army career to his leadership at the helm of CIA, Dave has redefined what it means to serve and sacrifice for one’s country.

 

Since he took over as Director in September of last year, he and I have worked together to tackle some of the most challenging issues faced by the Intelligence Community in more than a decade. Under his leadership, the CIA remained instrumental in providing our policy makers decision advantage through the best possible intelligence. I’m particularly thankful for Dave’s unwavering support and personal commitment to my efforts to lead the Intelligence Community and integrate our intelligence enterprise.

 

Whether he was in uniform leading our nation’s troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, or at CIA headquarters leading the effort to generate intelligence used to keep our nation safe, Dave inspired people who had the privilege of working with him.

 

I have spent more than five decades serving our country–in uniform and out–and of all the exceptional men and women I have worked with over the years, I can honestly say that Dave Petraeus stands out as one of our nation’s great patriots.

 

On behalf of the entire Intelligence Community, I thank Dave for his service, his support and his continued friendship.

 

James R. Clapper

 

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Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:20 | 2966136 kaiserhoff
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And the small fact that Barry is Queer as a three dollar bill has no relevance to anything, anywhere.

Gotta love the Jew York Media.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:17 | 2966122 Everybodys All ...
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn ring a bell? The word on David Petraeus now is he will not testify before the senate intelligence committee on Bengazi. He got DSK'd.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:31 | 2966157 Atlasshruggedme
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Something is not right. Ms. Clinton and Petreaus..... What don't we know?

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 08:36 | 2967462 GetZeeGold
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Patience my precious.....all well be revealed.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:42 | 2966198 Rathmullan
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We can only hope that he left to organize the military coup

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 08:36 | 2967463 GetZeeGold
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Stop teasing us.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:37 | 2966397 Atlantis Consigliore
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Schtupping:  Bimb to Jesses Bimb? What?  He gave you a $ 40,000 Watch?

All I got was a canteen, chocolate and this Benghazi T -Shirt....lol

Elections; they do have consequences. 

Hillary sends fax--- Wheres my f....ing $ 40,000 Watch? all I got was my reputation....Blackhawk Down 2.0 (they did shoot at me, they did, THEY DID!!!) 

 

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:14 | 2967759 Hayabusa
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One of the attachments is a picture of General Petraeus's wife, the other is a picture of the woman he had an affair with.  It's no mystery to me which is which and why he did it.  
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965762 The Wizard of Oz
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BUBBA WOULD'VE STAYED!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:13 | 2965791 butchee
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Semper fi!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965763 Spastica Rex
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So he asked who to let Obama resign?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965765 Tinky
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Hard to resist a good surge, apparently.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:29 | 2965910 SokPOTUS
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heheheh.  His surge was working!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965766 rodocostarica
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I sure hope it was not with Michelle?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:12 | 2965781 azzhatter
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I must resign. I fucked chewbacca

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:20 | 2965836 TuesdayBen
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Gaakkk

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:27 | 2965890 francis_sawyer
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once you go wookiee, you never go back...

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:41 | 2965975 Sweet Chicken
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Kudos for spelling it correctly :)

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:02 | 2965999 Manthong
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Chewbacca  ?!

That’s a good one!

Strong resemblance there although Chewie is a good bit more svelte below the beltline (and probably fresher).

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:30 | 2965916 knukles
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Ebere buddie gettin' out on Reggie Love's coat tails...
Reggie, he know da trut

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:46 | 2966002 Bastiat
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And he know what happen if he ever tells it too.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:34 | 2965942 SokPOTUS
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How chewie is she?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:08 | 2965847 Randall Cabot
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"I sure hope it was not with Michelle?"

Or Michael

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:11 | 2965770 fuu
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They call that one The Spitzer.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965771 surf0766
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camera pans to McCain crying

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:11 | 2965773 IridiumRebel
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He wants out. Shitstorm coming from Benghazi and other "who flung poo" issues.....Clinton banged Lewinsky and stayed. I call bullshit.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:18 | 2965823 surf0766
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communist media covered Benghazi over.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:20 | 2965839 IridiumRebel
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Absolutely with that Fuckass of an election. I will never forgive myself for voting for Romney when I could have voted for my true desire of Gary Johnson. So pissed.....

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:29 | 2965861 IridiumRebel
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I downvoted me too......I suck.

 

 

did it again....FUCK! PLEASE FORGIVE ME!!!!!! I BEG MERCY!!!!!! I WILL NEVER VOTE MAINSTREAM AGAIN!!!!!!!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:34 | 2965933 DoChenRollingBearing
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You do not suck.  What happened is what happened.  We cannot change that.  The past is the past.

What we can change, as individuals, in the New America, is more important.  I believe that becoming physically fit, financially fit and spiritually fit is what we must do in the New America to be able to deal with what comes down the road.

 

http://tinyurl.com/ae2swg7

 

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:36 | 2965949 IridiumRebel
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I just wanted Obama to fail. I thought it would be close and every vote counts only to remember that my vote probably does NOT count. 

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:36 | 2965951 Gully Foyle
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DoChenRollingBearing

C'mon man. Your TCC should have taught you to be here now.

Once your head is in the right place then it all makes sense.


Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:55 | 2966032 DoChenRollingBearing
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I am a slow learner, Gully Foyle.  TCC has helped, but now I have started something NEW that is helping even more.  TCC still plays its role though.

Spiritual progress, not spiritual perfection. is what I hope to claim.

EDIT:

Tai Chi is not enough.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:19 | 2966132 knukles
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Rarely have we seen a person fail...

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 23:14 | 2967037 DoChenRollingBearing
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Check...

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 02:10 | 2967286 knukles
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            :)

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 08:55 | 2967475 GetZeeGold
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Check...

 

.....mate

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:30 | 2966134 knukles
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.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:33 | 2965935 knukles
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Talk about voting, there was an opinion poll about "Would you voluntarily/be OK with a TSA body cavity search before flying?"

Something like 33% of the folks said YES!
66% said no and 1% said they weren't sure.

Talk about my vote not counting, I said "It all depends"

 

Disenfranchised again... damn

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:36 | 2965948 DoChenRollingBearing
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"Depends" in our near-term future?!  Yikes!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:55 | 2966042 Schmuck Raker
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Be sure to crap in them as you reach the front of the line.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:16 | 2966326 grid-b-gone
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Careful, don't exceed the 3.4oz non-flammable liquid carry-on limit.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 00:57 | 2967200 mjcOH1
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You can get a waver for that in the Frequent Fisting line.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:32 | 2966164 knukles
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Well, I kinda meant in my inimitable smart ass fashion, it depends on like who, what or how....  says I with a twisted lecherous grin
Maybe that's why it didn't get counted

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:31 | 2965922 Zap Powerz
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@IridiumRebel

LOL...loser!  I voted GJ.  It felt fucking great.  This fucked up CUNTry is not my fault.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:33 | 2965938 IridiumRebel
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We all are losing no matter how we vote. I resemble that remark.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:35 | 2965945 knukles
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I wrote in RP  :)

And been tellin' everybody that they really cocked it up this time... both R & D people...

LOL

I'm absolutely free to lead the transition from "Bush's Fault" to "Obama's Fault"

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:17 | 2965952 IridiumRebel
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.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:58 | 2966055 saints51
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We have the electronic Israel voting machines. I voted GJ. I am not the guy to point a finger at someone but you can bet your ass I will this time. When it goes down I am going to point it at everyone of these mother fuckers. GOP fucked up when they smeared Ron paul and his supporters. Once Paul was basically out, Romney and his buddy decide to tell all RP supporters to vote for them and not waste their vote. Slap in the face so fuck Romney and the GOP. Romney sabotaged his own campaign. He likely didn't get 5% of Ron paul supporters vote. In fact I think some of them out of spite voted for Obama. The rest went GJ or stayed at home.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 21:32 | 2966842 Bicycle Repairman
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Ron Paul voters sunk Romney.  The GOP and their media assets are still in denial.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 10:20 | 2967552 spanish inquisition
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Here is a fun graphic that I found as a link on WRH.  http://xrepublic.tv/node/921

It compares Mitts loss in key states with RP votes in the primary

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:03 | 2966067 IridiumRebel
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I upvoted you.

 

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:43 | 2965988 decon
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Go sit in a corner and think about what you've done!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:46 | 2966004 IridiumRebel
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that describes my last 72 hours

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 19:46 | 2966563 Rogue Trooper
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I get how you feel.  The last time I voted in my country was 2004.  It was a waste then, as it is now, because there is no discernible difference between the red and blue team in my part of the world either. Apart from debt, taxes (+/- a few % points) more promises/bribes and that they will fix things better then the other guy.

Globally the math does not add up - the system is a run away train.  It's what comes after that concerns me.

Meanwhile the debasement of paper money continues....(Detlev Schlichter)

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:00 | 2966057 Precious
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+

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:22 | 2965852 TuesdayBen
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Yeah, summppns up. More to this story. Gonna get interesting.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:23 | 2965855 IridiumRebel
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Contributor on CNN stated the Benghazi thing and was quickly shutdown.....smoke will become fire.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:24 | 2965866 Lost Wages
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Webster G. Tarpley just said, "CIA boss Petraeus quits for adultery-more likely as payback from Obama for complicity w/ the CIA Mormon Mafia's Benghazi Sept Surprise."

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:29 | 2965912 Mark Carney
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What is the Benghazi relationship here?  sorry to ask, cant keep up with all the lies.

 

Thanks!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:32 | 2965930 IridiumRebel
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http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/10/26/Petraeus-on-Benghazi-It-Wa...

 

 

Central Intelligence Agency director David Petraeus has emphatically denied that he or anyone else at the CIA refused assistance to the former Navy SEALs who requested it three times as terrorists attacked the U.S. consulate in Benghazi on the night of Sep. 11. The Weekly Standard and ABC News report that Petraeus's denial effectively implicates President Barack Obama, since a refusal to assist "would have been a presidential decision."

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:51 | 2966240 pods
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That makes more sense than anything. When I heard about how a CIA spokesman denied ever giving any stand down order, it put the ball in O's court.

Petraeus publicly fucked the chain of command and he was rewarded for it.

Obama waited till after the election to drop this little beauty on him.  Everyone up that high is owned. They just pulled an ace on him.

Better than Gary Webb's two shot suicide?

pods

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 08:56 | 2967478 GetZeeGold
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Better than Gary Webb's two shot suicide?

 

You only pull something like that off once.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:11 | 2965774 azzhatter
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I did not have sex with that woman

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:12 | 2965784 rguptatx
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Now he will be baggged as the fall guy for Benghazi - it will all be laid at his head!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:38 | 2965965 knukles
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He did not have sexual relations with Benghazi

Holy Mother of God...

The fucking world is falling apart and everybody's focused on a guy dipping his wand in something untoward.
Like who the fuck cares?

There are likely significant High Crimes and Misdemeanors abounding...
And this is what we ...

Oh, never mind..........

 

(reminder to self, popcorn on shopping list)

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:27 | 2965888 Bam_Man
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No, it's "I did not have sexual relations with that woman".

He just didn't want us to know what kind of sex he actually did have with her.

 

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:11 | 2965777 HappyCamper
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Petreaus didn't build that, Trojen did.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:11 | 2965778 Flakmeister
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Did he have the affair Wednesday morning?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:12 | 2965785 Spastica Rex
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Maybe it was man love.

Hot.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:23 | 2965854 Offthebeach
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PETRAEUS.
Is that a.... Greek name?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:28 | 2965904 francis_sawyer
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rhymes with [       ]

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:41 | 2965979 knukles
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It's an anagram for a Greek delicacy served during anal intercourse.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:15 | 2966028 fuu
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Also: Are Setup

David Howell Petreaus = Ad A Relieved Tush Plow

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 20:33 | 2966705 DosZap
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 Petraeus was slated to testify before Congress next week on the murder of four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, in Benghazi, Libya. Bret Baier of Fox News just tweeted, "With Petraeus’ resignation effective immediately, he will not testify next week & lawmakers are said to be 'stunned' by the announcement."

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/11/09/CIA-Director-Petraeus-Resigns

Shocked, shocked I say!!!!!!!!!...........

 

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 08:58 | 2967481 GetZeeGold
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I'm sure it's all been layed to rest now.....will the last one out please turn off the lights?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:30 | 2965911 falak pema
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sounds like he got lost on Iranian queen coming down the hormuz canal. From <hormuz with love.

Backfired, like Uranus.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:12 | 2965787 azzhatter
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tuesday night at midnite

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:16 | 2965807 IridiumRebel
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Yep and his conscience just couldn't take it. He nailed her last night and flew straight over to Obama. NOTHING TO DO WITH BANGhazi......err Benghazi.......

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:06 | 2966289 Precious
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He thought Obama gave the order to bang Jay-Z.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:12 | 2965780 The Gooch
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Mutiny alas!

edit: A LASS.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:12 | 2965788 Yen Cross
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I'll bet she was a "Jade Eyed" Afghani...

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:12 | 2965789 Darth Mul
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Expect a Jewish neocon....  maybe Dennis Ross would be the best guy to complete the complete infiltration of US intelligence.

 

 

Well...

 

 

Not complete.

 

 

 

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:52 | 2966030 Darth Mul
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hey junkers:

 

http://wikispooks.com/wiki/9/11:Israel_did_it

 

enjoy!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 20:19 | 2966663 blunderdog
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That link's a false flag.

Tue, 11/13/2012 - 14:58 | 2976943 Darth Mul
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send smarter trolls, hasbro.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:13 | 2965792 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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He was hanging out with the SS was he?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:13 | 2965794 Lendo
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I thought the CIA was supposed to be good at secrets?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:16 | 2965816 Uncle Remus
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[rim shot]

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 09:00 | 2967483 GetZeeGold
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I thought the CIA was supposed to be good at secrets?

 

Yeah but the NSA can tell your future.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:23 | 2965862 tickhound
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They are... They're just trimming the fat.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:14 | 2965799 mrktwtch2
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paging mr john galt..we need you asap..lol

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:14 | 2965802 azzhatter
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My frenchman said "He resigned over that?" pffffft

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:11 | 2966307 XitSam
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You have your own frenchman? Do they have maids too?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:15 | 2965804 spiral galaxy
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It was the video that made him do it!! Ask Candy Crowley. /s Else, watch as THIS story is all the 'rage' on the MSM/networks .....in contrast to yawner Bengazi. Sad.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:15 | 2965805 spiral galaxy
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It was the video that made him do it!! Ask Candy Crowley. /s Else, watch as THIS story is all the 'rage' on the MSM/networks .....in contrast to yawner Bengazi. Sad.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:15 | 2965806 Winston Churchill
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He misunderstood his orders to behave like a dick,

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:16 | 2965808 Uncle Remus
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Affairs are so di rigueur.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:16 | 2965812 nodhannum
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For anyone who believes he is resigning because of a woman (unless Obama is blackmailing him), I got some RIMM to sell you for the long term.  He probably hates Obama's guts and doesn't want to be in command when the shit hits the road.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:18 | 2965829 Spastica Rex
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Not a woman... MAN.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:26 | 2965879 falak pema
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you mean Petreaus went totally greek like a thebian from the band of brothers?

Petreaus sounds roman.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:31 | 2965924 Spastica Rex
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Two snaps up.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:35 | 2965907 Dr. Engali
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This is the rainbow administration...so that is right out. This has to do with Benghazi. Or maybe they needed somebody else for the upcoming war with iran and he wouldn't get out of the way.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:35 | 2965944 Spastica Rex
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Can't... stop... trolling... please... help.......

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:43 | 2965984 Dr. Engali
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   +1   LOl

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:09 | 2966094 resurger
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lol

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:26 | 2965881 Peterus
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Also, isn't that man a military commander? He's supposed to order killings, if he does this task right what does anyone (except his wife and friends) care about who is he sleeping with? Or if he does this task badly would even the best character and personal integrity be enough?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:49 | 2966018 blunderdog
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Extramarital affairs are a crime under military law.  He WAS a lifer--maybe he really believes in the purpose of those rules.

Or maybe he's just got to get out of the CIA so he can launch a new political party and start plotting the coup...

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 20:07 | 2966634 Quantum Nucleonics
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Here's what happened folks: The CIA was pissed that they got thrown under the campaign bus over Libya by Biden in the VP debate, then by the whole of Team Obama.  They started throwing out leaks on the fact that Obama and his staff watched our buys in Libya get whacked via real time video link, and denied all requests to save them either by a CIA ground team in the area or from US military assets in the Med.  This is Obama's political team trying to tell the CIA to STFU.  The CIA plays fast pitch, so look for things to get ugly.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 20:17 | 2966655 blunderdog
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Video or it didn't happen...

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 09:26 | 2967501 GetZeeGold
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There was video but word is Hillary pulled out her zippo and put fire to it amd dumped it in the ashtray.....guess we'll never know now.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:18 | 2965817 Seize Mars
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Seriously, does anyone believe anything said by any of these people any more? He's obviously lying.

Further more, trying to think one's way through the hall of mirrors of lies is becoming...boring.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:18 | 2965824 Joebloinvestor
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He fucked the CIA not another woman.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:24 | 2965864 falak pema
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he only had one affair?

How unlike a CIA man who is wedded to the most deceitful line of business that exists. These guys have to be instrumental in killing  a hundred innocents and dropping bombs on another dozen to qualify for their entrance into Langley. 

Man, being a Templar is now a cheap business. Those Templars boasted they took down a hundred infidels with each sword blade like Custer's regiment. Just read the annals of Jean de Brienne in Hungary, as latin king of Constantinople.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:18 | 2965827 Shizzmoney
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I'm sure they'll get someone from Wall Street to run the CIA.

Why not Blythe Masters?  She's been manipulting silver for the last 10 years.......she'd be a perfect fit for the most manipulating govt agency of them all.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:30 | 2965918 Agent P
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CIA Director Jon Corzine

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:46 | 2966000 knukles
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"Enemies and bad spots just vanish"

Guaranteed Plausable Deniability
Proven Teflon Results Ensured

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:10 | 2966304 Common_Cents22
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Corzine is not sneaky enough for CIA.

But I bet obama will make Corzine head of SEC and SEC TREASURY, heck why not FED CHAIR too.   Save some taxpayer money on paying 3 people.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 01:00 | 2967205 Cathartes Aura
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Blythe Masters is British, so heading up the amrkn CIA would finally bring some closure to the notion of who owns the colony. . .

Closure or need for closure are psychological terms that describe the desire or "need" some individuals have for information that will allow them to conclude an issue that had previously (for them at least) been clouded in ambiguity and uncertainty.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Closure_%28psychology%29

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:19 | 2965831 conspicio
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Funny, but no where have I read it was with a woman. Just...an extramarital affair...

David, you sly leg humpin homodawg, you...

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:24 | 2965865 akak
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The twinks do love a man in uniform ...

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:26 | 2965884 Joe Davola
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Maybe ewe're on to something about not being a woman...

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:55 | 2966041 Bastiat
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"Once more: into the breeches!"

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:19 | 2965833 Divine Wind
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This smells like bullshit.

I bet Petreaus was set up. Honey trap perhaps?

"Shut up about Benghazi or we tell on you."

Willing to bet he called their bluff and went public himself.

In the end, the rats are scattering. Must be bad.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:26 | 2965883 Bastiat
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Heh.  I typed the same thing below before I saw your post.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:28 | 2965896 slackrabbit
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If its good enough for WikiLeaks its good enough for him.

Watch your yourself fightclub (ZH's), you may be next!

 Remember, the old WW2 saying in Africa 'Empty your tanks before your enemy does it for you!'.

 

 

(I guess they didn't have the same humour as we do today!)

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:11 | 2966085 dwdollar
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Doesn't mean shit... If he does spill his guts on Benghazi, or whatever, the media will use the affair to destroy what little credibility he has.

Just another tool of the kleptocracy who's let his credibility erode to zero.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:20 | 2965842 Implicit simplicit
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His secret battalion- the spermatazoa gang could not be controlled. Certain smells  excites them beyond control. They were not responsible for their actions

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:20 | 2965844 Shizzmoney
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Have you seen the fake wig this guy has?

I mean, I know he probably has a lot of money......but any woman who would be willing to sit on that mop should be commended.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:30 | 2965917 Divine Wind
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Too damn funny. I gotz tears in my eyes.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:37 | 2965954 falak pema
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toupee soldier. Petrified forest of false hair. 

 

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:24 | 2965868 Wolferl
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Is fucking annother woman still a reason to resign over in the US? Just asking. I mean, c´mon, you even have gay marriage in some states.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:48 | 2966011 knukles
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Now that is a more than reasonable consideation

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:03 | 2966071 saints51
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The way I look at it is either he is leaving the sinking ship or he was forced out for some reason we can only speculate on. All these guys fuck women besides their wives. If you don't they will not trust you. Got to have dirt on yourself to be trusted in DC.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:57 | 2966258 Mesquite
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Ok, I'll remember the past.. It was comjectured at the time, that he was put in that post, to keep him from running for elected office... If so, that need no longer exists..

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:24 | 2965869 IamtheREALmario
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Maybe he is actually a man with a conscience, they entrapped him and blackmailed him and the only way he figured he could get out is to man up to it.

The other possibility is that it is just smoke and he is heading off to warm up the underground bunkers.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:26 | 2965885 Tuco Benedicto ...
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Petraeus said in a statement that he had shown "extremely poor judgment" in getting caught.

 

Tuco

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:30 | 2965921 alien-IQ
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"man with a conscience" + Head of the CIA?....uh....does not compute.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:25 | 2965870 Joe A
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Who would really care about an extramarital affair as long as it does not make you blackmailable? Did he fall into a honeytrap with a foreign agent?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:25 | 2965871 ziggy59
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Uh, it was cool for Bubba, even tho he didn't have sex with that woman..

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:28 | 2965899 alien-IQ
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He didn't..The cigar did.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:35 | 2965946 Bam_Man
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He had sex with her blue dress.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:49 | 2966020 knukles
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And her mouth (biblically defined sex)

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:27 | 2965873 Bastiat
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What the chance that anything anyone in that position does is secret?  My cut: he was blackmailed over Benghazi and said: fuck you, do it.

[Divine Wind beat me to it, above]

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:26 | 2965880 cynicalskeptic
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The guy married the Commandant's daughter at West Point.  He's been a politically 'adept' schemer his whole career.  Either he got really arrogant or something else is going on.  

 

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:31 | 2965925 cossack55
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Would love to hear David Hackworth's take on this stuffed suit. Wish I could channel.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:39 | 2965966 falak pema
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he is a man of the times, his dikk suffers from biflation, especially after election night!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:17 | 2966332 XitSam
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He's a general, so it goes without saying he is an adept schemer.

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