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Breaking On Fox: James Jones To Step Down As National Security Advisor
Fox | 10/8/10 | Fox/AP

Posted on 10/08/2010 7:09:34 AM PDT by careyb

Nothing further yet. Just a one line headline from AP.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: donilon; genjamesjones; israel; nationalsecurityfail; nsa; nsc; nss; obama; thomasdonilon
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1 posted on 10/08/2010 7:09:36 AM PDT by careyb
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To: careyb

The wheels on the bus go thump thump thump.


2 posted on 10/08/2010 7:11:26 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: careyb

Maybe he agrees with the claims that the latest security alert was 100% political and doesn’t want to be a part of this crap.


3 posted on 10/08/2010 7:11:28 AM PDT by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: careyb

I wonder how many rank and file Dems are noticing all these bodies at the side of the road and wondering what’s going on with this administration.


4 posted on 10/08/2010 7:12:32 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Hail To The Fail-In-Chief)
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To: careyb

5 posted on 10/08/2010 7:12:58 AM PDT by cll (I am the warrant and the sanction)
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To: careyb

Molly Henneburg did not add much to the story.


6 posted on 10/08/2010 7:13:17 AM PDT by careyb
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To: careyb

Just breaking: Resignation effective in TWO WEEKS!

That seems pretty quick for a position that high.


7 posted on 10/08/2010 7:14:25 AM PDT by careyb
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To: careyb

I agree.....administrative assistants give two weeks notice...


8 posted on 10/08/2010 7:17:18 AM PDT by MustKnowHistory
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To: careyb

His mouthwash no longer works on the level of excrement sandwiches he is forced to eat daily.

Look at the bright side, Dukakus is going to don the helmet and declare himself the new Natiuonal Security Advisor./sarc


9 posted on 10/08/2010 7:17:34 AM PDT by mazda77 (Rubio - US Senate, West FL22nd, Scott/Carroll - FL Gov/LtGov, Miller-AK US Senate)
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To: careyb

KT McFarland thinks it might have something to do with the Woodward book. Or at least what’s reported in it.


10 posted on 10/08/2010 7:18:44 AM PDT by careyb
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To: careyb
This is a sign that Obama knows the Rats are toast and when the GOP takes over the investigations and hearings will begin.
11 posted on 10/08/2010 7:21:08 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: careyb

I’m glad to see him go.


12 posted on 10/08/2010 7:22:56 AM PDT by Stormtrooper79
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To: for-q-clinton
Maybe he agrees with the claims that the latest security alert was 100% political and doesn’t want to be a part of this crap.

Or maybe he sees some event likely, and doesn't want to be the one blamed over Obama doing nothing to stop it.

13 posted on 10/08/2010 7:26:45 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: careyb

Smart folks working for this abnormal Administration will be leaving in droves (unless they believe at this Socialist President does)...


14 posted on 10/08/2010 7:27:26 AM PDT by Deagle
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To: careyb

In all seriousness, is this number of defections this early not unprecedented for a POTUS?

Obama set himself up for failure by promising what even a popular two term president would have a hard time delivering.

Setting unrealistic expectations is a dangerous thing.


15 posted on 10/08/2010 7:29:52 AM PDT by TSgt (Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho - 44th and current President of the United States)
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To: careyb

May 29, 1932


16 posted on 10/08/2010 7:30:32 AM PDT by bvw
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To: tobyhill

Gen. Jones is going to be a star witness for the prosecution.


17 posted on 10/08/2010 7:30:35 AM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: Deagle; xzins; maggief; onyx; penelopesire; Liz; SE Mom; hoosiermama

BREAKING — Gen. James Jones is resigning as President Obama’s national security adviser. Tom Donilon, the deputy national security adviser, will replace him, a senior administration official tells POLITICO.

Jones’s resignation will take effect in two weeks. Obama will make an announcement in the Rose Garden Friday afternoon. — Glenn Thrush and Carol E. Lee (10:05 a.m.)

http://www.politico.com/politico44/


18 posted on 10/08/2010 7:30:44 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: careyb
The RATS are fleeing from the sinking ship of fools.
19 posted on 10/08/2010 7:31:03 AM PDT by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Deagle
Smart folks working for this abnormal Administration will be leaving in droves (unless they believe at this Socialist President does)...

By "smart" I hope you mean those who can read the writing on the wall. None of them are "smart" in a economic or security sense. Romer left because she couldn't figure out why her economic theories didn't work............

20 posted on 10/08/2010 7:32:03 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: careyb

He doesn’t like the October suprise.


21 posted on 10/08/2010 7:32:21 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: careyb

On radio, analyst is saying, Obama consider national security as political equation not “Security” , That is the reason for this resignation.


22 posted on 10/08/2010 7:32:31 AM PDT by jennychase
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To: STARWISE

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/08/donilon-to-replace-jones-as-national-security-adviser/

But the schedule was accelerated, and in recent weeks White House staff had been increasingly critical of General Jones for statements that he apparently made to Bob Woodward, the author of “Obama’s Wars,” an account of the internal decision making on policy Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Mr. Donilon began as young political operative for President Jimmy Carter and later was chief of staff for Secretary of State Warren Christopher in the Clinton administration.


23 posted on 10/08/2010 7:32:59 AM PDT by maggief
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To: STARWISE; Admin Moderator

Thanks, Starwise, for the article.


24 posted on 10/08/2010 7:33:09 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and proud of it. Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: careyb
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25 posted on 10/08/2010 7:34:44 AM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: careyb
Obarry had a National Security Advisor?

Huh. Couldn't tell it...

26 posted on 10/08/2010 7:35:37 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: xzins

Welcome .. ;)


27 posted on 10/08/2010 7:36:04 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: careyb

This is not good news. As a former Commandant of the Marine Corps and Supreme Allied Commander of Europe, General Jones could have easily taken a coushy job at a major corporation and raked in the bucks. Instead, he took this job because I believe he thought he still had something to offer to serve the country he loves and help win this war on Islamo Fascism.

If he’s resigning, that means he can’t do anything to influence this bozo to actually win these wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.


28 posted on 10/08/2010 7:36:31 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: STARWISE

“Obama Wars”

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/09/22/politics/washingtonpost/main6889641.shtml

Tensions often turned personal. National security adviser James L. Jones privately referred to Obama’s political aides as “the water bugs,” the “Politburo,” the “Mafia,” or the “campaign set.” Petraeus, who felt shut out by the new administration, told an aide that he considered the president’s senior adviser David Axelrod to be “a complete spin doctor.”

During a flight in May, after a glass of wine, Petraeus told his own staffers that the administration was “[expletive] with the wrong guy.” Gates was tempted to walk out of an Oval Office meeting after being offended by comments made by deputy national security adviser Thomas E. Donilon about a general not named in the book.

Suspicion lingered among some from the 2008 presidential campaign as well. When Obama floated the idea of naming Clinton to a high-profile post, Axelrod asked him, “How could you trust Hillary?”


29 posted on 10/08/2010 7:36:41 AM PDT by maggief
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To: STARWISE; maggief; onyx

Hmmm Two week notice? Not telegraphed a head of time? Something IS going on!


30 posted on 10/08/2010 7:38:12 AM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: maggief; onyx; All

*snip*

Still, First Lady Michelle Obama sent out a plaintive if blunt e-mail appeal the other day — for her husband’s campaign outfit.

And now Michelle Obama’s mother’s son-in-law has followed suit with a money plea — again, for his own campaign outfit.

“I need you in the game,” he cries.

*snip*

Then the pitch: The president would like a measly little $3 donation, more if you prefer.

Thanks to an unidentified “fellow grass-roots supporter,” the Democrat says, that donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar. That means, in case your calculator has choked on all those digits in the deficit, “your $3 donation will become $6.”

And then the politician who relentlessly pushed healthcare last year ignoring polls saying the economy was America’s overwhelming concern, makes a surprising confession:

“I didn’t run for president because I wanted to do what would make me popular.”

That part, at least, has worked like a charm.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2010/10/obama-money-plea.html

ROFL!!!!!


31 posted on 10/08/2010 7:39:13 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: hoosiermama

Jim Jones spit out the Kool-Aid!


32 posted on 10/08/2010 7:40:10 AM PDT by aphid (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: cripplecreek

Tom Donilon will replace Gen. Jones in two weeks. He was a registered lobbyist from 1999 through 2005, and his sole client was Fannie Mae.

HOPE & CHANGE LOFL!


33 posted on 10/08/2010 7:40:10 AM PDT by TSgt (Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho - 44th and current President of the United States)
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To: careyb

Finally noticed the “Fall Guy” sticker on his back... when Americans are asked to “absorb” another terrorist attack.


34 posted on 10/08/2010 7:42:48 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: for-q-clinton

Maybe he agrees with the claims that the latest security alert was 100% political and doesn’t want to be a part of this crap.
>>>

Or, as 0bama recently said “We can absorb another attack”.

This bastard 0bama is going to get a lot of Americans killed.


35 posted on 10/08/2010 7:44:22 AM PDT by unkus
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To: cripplecreek

Ha! I was thinking the Wheels on the bus are coming off, off, off!


36 posted on 10/08/2010 7:47:15 AM PDT by panthermom
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To: careyb

37 posted on 10/08/2010 7:47:44 AM PDT by Bean Counter (Now what kind of a geroo are you anyway?)
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To: maggief
"Mr. Donilon began as young political operative for President Jimmy Carter and later was chief of staff for Secretary of State Warren Christopher in the Clinton administration."

Hardly an encouraging resume....

38 posted on 10/08/2010 7:49:46 AM PDT by Reo
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To: bvw

Bonus Marchers?

http://www.takepart.com/news/2010/05/28/may-29-1932-bonus-marchers-arrive-in-dc

I don’t see your point.


39 posted on 10/08/2010 7:50:32 AM PDT by Ronbo1948
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To: maggief
Mr. Donilon began as young political operative for President Jimmy Carter and later was chief of staff for Secretary of State Warren Christopher in the Clinton administration.

Well, that bodes well for future success.

40 posted on 10/08/2010 7:50:59 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Napolean fries the idea powder.)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

I guess, if you are of a generous mind, you could say he wanted to continue serving his country...
but I think he picked the wrong administration and they used him as window dressing...and he let them.
Too bad....


41 posted on 10/08/2010 7:53:46 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Red Badger

Actually, I mean SMART... Anyone who actually thinks that he/she is working for the Administration is probably like minded or stupid. The politically smart folks will be leaving in a hurry... of course, they need to be watched carefully, after all, they seemed to think that they would succeed here... I’d say, they should be banned from any public office in the future - but that is just me...


42 posted on 10/08/2010 7:53:53 AM PDT by Deagle
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To: Deagle

In the Liberal world, failure is a resume enhancement.............


43 posted on 10/08/2010 7:56:39 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: Ronbo1948

Hindenburg called in Bruening and told him to resign.


44 posted on 10/08/2010 7:58:06 AM PDT by bvw
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To: STARWISE; maggief; hoosiermama; SE Mom; penelopesire; Liz

I heard this on Fox - recall that Jones was quoted in Woodward’s book calling Axelrod the ultimate “spindoctor.”

Goodbye, General Jones.


45 posted on 10/08/2010 8:00:38 AM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: Red Badger

Heh... Way too true!


46 posted on 10/08/2010 8:02:52 AM PDT by Deagle
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To: maggief; onyx; hoosiermama; penelopesire; SE Mom; Red Steel; All

Couple of beauties:

~~~~~~~~

*snip*

“President Barack Obama blasted opposition fund-raisers at a campaign rally Thursday, charging that they solicited foreign donations and pumped the millions of dollars they received into congressional races.”

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704011904575538491643955092.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsTop

HOW MANY UNVERIFIED, ILLEGAL JILLIONS CAME INTO HIS CAMPAIGN FROM THE GAZA STRIP, ARAB NATIONS, ETC. ??????

~~~~~~~~~~~~

Man Heckles Obama In Maryland: “You’re A Liar”

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2010/10/07/man_heckles_obama_in_maryland_youre_a_liar.html

As the Boss says, ‘rebellion is brewing.’


47 posted on 10/08/2010 8:04:24 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: careyb
Breaking On Fox: James Jones To Step Down As National Security Advisor

Well good for him! He had too cool a voice for that position.


48 posted on 10/08/2010 8:04:46 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: careyb; Admin Moderator

You can use this link for the thread:

Jones Stepping Down as Obama’s National Security Adviser

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/10/08/jones-stepping-obamas-national-security-adviser/


49 posted on 10/08/2010 8:06:05 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: onyx
I have had issues with General Jones, however, this is clearly not good. Inner circle shrinking. I believe Obie has moved even closer to a crack-up and demonstrated it in front of the General.

Watch Jones' next move carefully. It could be very telling.

50 posted on 10/08/2010 8:07:56 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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