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CIA director David Petraeus quits over affair with biographer
nypost.com ^ | Nov 10, 2012 | ap

Posted on 11/09/2012 3:12:43 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper

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To: BigBobber

Yes, will be interesting to watch the fallout


101 posted on 11/09/2012 4:08:20 PM PST by onona (Don't mean nothin)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Don’t know, but certainly she has followed her own advice and made a difference in life - of all America for that matter...


102 posted on 11/09/2012 4:08:30 PM PST by Errant
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To: Berlin_Freeper
I was wondering what they had over him.

Let's see....Head of CIA resigns in the middle of investigation of killing of 4 americans.

Sounds like a bus ride to me.

I'm almost wondering if there really was an affair....or just a relationship.

Don't be surprised if they find him in Marcy Park.

103 posted on 11/09/2012 4:09:02 PM PST by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: al baby

“Did he spill his secrete sauce on her dress?”

Only when there was some dictatin’ going on...


104 posted on 11/09/2012 4:09:06 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: BigBobber
The most highly educated slut since Sandra Flake?

Broadwell's passion for leadership

That's appropriately at the top of her resume.

105 posted on 11/09/2012 4:12:11 PM PST by JediJones (Newt Gingrich warned us that the "King of Bain" was unelectable. Did you listen?)
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To: justa-hairyape

” some people gravitate toward a member of the opposite sex that has similar facial structure.”

Ya mean, like Mick and Bianca? They looked like freakin’ twins!


106 posted on 11/09/2012 4:17:13 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: dagogo redux

Hers now will be a best seller.


107 posted on 11/09/2012 4:18:11 PM PST by Orange1998 (Please DO NOT PRESS CTRL W)
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To: Brandonmark

I think he was being blackmailed into doing something he didn’t agree with—So he went public to give the blackmailers nothing to use on him. Look to see the MSM paint him as a terrible, untrustworthy, blackguard, that way anything he says will not be believed and the Liberal agenda will go sailing along!


108 posted on 11/09/2012 4:20:18 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Sorry...I’m not buying the “sex” part of this. Appealing to the lowest common demoninator of the Obot “base” it’s easy to claim an affair....it’s so very Kardashian. What if the smoke and mirrors are just that...and this is one more distraction/diversion to keep the public eye off of Benghazi (the “scandal” then is NOT what happened in Benghazi, it’s what happened between the 2 of the .

Like the anti Muslim film as reason for attack was a convient lie, so cod be the pretty biographer and the general—convient distraction from truth.


109 posted on 11/09/2012 4:20:51 PM PST by PennsylvaniaMom (Mourning in America.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Reminds me of Felicity Shagwell


110 posted on 11/09/2012 4:20:53 PM PST by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: CaptainK

The book says his nickname was “Peaches”.


111 posted on 11/09/2012 4:21:16 PM PST by Orange1998 (Please DO NOT PRESS CTRL W)
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To: Errant

A traitorous fool and a whore. Now the fool owes US the truth about Benghazi ... but since he thinks with his dick, the truth is probably the last thing he could find to adhere to.


112 posted on 11/09/2012 4:21:53 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: King Moonracer

I wonder if she’s in the tank for Obama.


113 posted on 11/09/2012 4:22:22 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: maggief; Brandonmark
Likes All In: The Education of General David Petraeus (by Paula Broadwell) Community January 23rd, 10:17am

He also Likes:

The Daily Show
TV Show
January 26th, 7:45pm

They appeared together on The Daily Show per Brandonmark's post 37.

114 posted on 11/09/2012 4:25:05 PM PST by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: PennsylvaniaMom
I don't believe it either.

Look at Gary Hart....a girl was just sitting on his lap. And look at Bubba...the tramp of the century. Then there's JFK and his team of male wh.....

115 posted on 11/09/2012 4:25:46 PM PST by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: nascarnation

“One of the better looking West Point grads around, I’ll say...”

But rotten on the inside.


116 posted on 11/09/2012 4:26:21 PM PST by BlatherNaut
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To: Eva
I bet that Obama appoints a woman to replace Petraeus, too.

Just the job for Susan Rice!

117 posted on 11/09/2012 4:27:38 PM PST by Argus
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To: Aria

Since when does this matter to lib’s? With Clinton they told us it wasn’t a big deal.


118 posted on 11/09/2012 4:29:11 PM PST by virgil
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To: Sacajaweau

The extramarital affair story is cover for getting Petraeus off the CIA Director position so he does not testify Thursday in a closed-door hearing of the House Intelligence Committee.

Judging from the posts on this thread, the affair story makes an effective diversion from the real effort of coverup being played out by the Zer0 Regime.


119 posted on 11/09/2012 4:32:56 PM PST by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

BROADwell? That’s her last name?


120 posted on 11/09/2012 4:33:18 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: maggief; onyx

Yet ANOTHER wrinkle:

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/11/09/intel-director-launches-initial-leak-probe-over-ex-nyt-reporter-libya-claims/

Intel director launches initial leak probe over ex-NYT reporter’s Libya claims


121 posted on 11/09/2012 4:34:10 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

He isn’t called General BetrayUs for no reason. Now he betrayed his wife. Probably not the first time, either.


122 posted on 11/09/2012 4:34:20 PM PST by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: maggief; onyx

Interesting background item. At the core of that analysis lies an arabist. Couple that with the FBI investigating her attempts at illegal access to Petraeus’ e-mail and classified documents there’s way more yet to be revealed. I hope that there’s a hot shot counter intelligence team walking the cat back on her entire career and points of access.

Wonder if the pillow talk involved the large CIA Annex command in Benghazi. This thing is far from over. Could be worse than Philby/McLean/Burgess with Profumo thrown in as well.

Anna Chapman proved that the old Soviet Sparrow school remains intact under the FSB. Wonder if Broadwell might be a sleeper agent.

Onyx: anything that Doc-O can reveal re: new news?


123 posted on 11/09/2012 4:35:07 PM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Gay State Conservative

U.K. Daily Mail reports Petraeus won’t be at Congressional hearing now, someone called Morell will be testifying instead.


124 posted on 11/09/2012 4:35:25 PM PST by kiltie65
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To: arasina; Brandonmark

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2012/11/09/paula_broadwell_talks_gen_petraeus_on_the_daily_show_with_jon_stewart.html

Watch What the Woman Who Had an Affair With Petraeus Had to Say About Him on Her Book Tour


125 posted on 11/09/2012 4:35:25 PM PST by maggief ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building.")
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To: Tax-chick

“Some women really get off on their power to destroy lives with their twat.”

Sooo, this four star general didn’t have a say in this? He had no control over his penis?


126 posted on 11/09/2012 4:35:54 PM PST by Marcella (“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic)
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To: MHGinTN
You can't make this stuff up... The things we don't know would likely blow Tom Clancy's mind.

As far at the truth from Gen. Petraeus, IMO, it depends on his feeling of remorse over his actions, his sense of duty and how much he values his own life. At his level, the most powerful and ruthless men in the world don't like to take chances...

We've already had news of one SS suicide. This is the highest office in the CIA we're talking about...

127 posted on 11/09/2012 4:36:04 PM PST by Errant
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Yup. They get out the FBI file when you won’t take the fall for Benghazi.


128 posted on 11/09/2012 4:36:33 PM PST by Calpublican
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Just another slut plying her trade.He has shown himself to be a person of low moral character also.It’s a story as old as recorded history.


129 posted on 11/09/2012 4:39:21 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Amazing how what is good enough for Clinton is not good enough for others

Hell Bubba got caught TWICE and lied both times and then admitted it

Then groped Wiley in the Oval Office as an encore

Most admired politician in the world


130 posted on 11/09/2012 4:39:36 PM PST by uncbob
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To: uncbob; Berlin_Freeper

Perhaps this is Petraeus showing integrity (despite the marital transgression). The administration may have used this knowledge to try to sway his testimony next week. Letting the news out himself allows him to speak frankly.


131 posted on 11/09/2012 4:39:52 PM PST by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: sagar

“Wide eyed younger whores will tempt any powerful man.”

If she is a “whore”, what is he? He went after her.


132 posted on 11/09/2012 4:39:57 PM PST by Marcella (“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
I think he was being blackmailed into doing something he didn’t agree with—So he went public to give the blackmailers nothing to use on him. Look to see the MSM paint him as a terrible, untrustworthy, blackguard, that way anything he says will not be believed

My thinking also

He probably thought Romney was going to win

But now feels guilty over the fact Obama won
133 posted on 11/09/2012 4:43:57 PM PST by uncbob
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To: Marcella

Sure, he’s responsible too. However, the previous poster’s question, to which I responded, was why she would do it, when she has an attractive husband her own age and young children.

My opinion is that it was the thrill of having the power to F*&* up people’s lives ... probably including her husband’s, why not? I assume hurting her children wasn’t a motive, but you never know.


134 posted on 11/09/2012 4:44:49 PM PST by Tax-chick ("Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up." ~marron)
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To: hinckley buzzard

“WTF is the matte with these guys.”

A political associate of mine just emailed me this response to my very same question to him:

“Make no mistake, all men spend their first nine months in a womb, and many will spend the rest of their lives trying to get back in another one. Some will not be tempted, but almost all will entertain the notion. And if you think that women don’t know this, you’re nuts.”


135 posted on 11/09/2012 4:45:30 PM PST by Joe Marine 76 ("It's The Natural Born Citizenship, Stupid!")
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To: justa-hairyape

It’s the same reason John Kerry loves horses.


136 posted on 11/09/2012 4:46:01 PM PST by Pres Raygun (It's the economy stupid.)
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To: Errant

I can’t post it right but if you see his wife ... you might get an idea of why.


137 posted on 11/09/2012 4:46:49 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: maggief
May have been posted , I have been in & out all day.

General David Petraeus’s Rules for Living

Publication: Daily Beast
Author: Paula Broadwell
Date: November 5, 2012

138 posted on 11/09/2012 4:47:08 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: yldstrk

“well scott, you unfortunately married a whore”

Well, Petraeus’ wife, you unfortunately married a slime who can’t keep his penis in his pants.


139 posted on 11/09/2012 4:48:06 PM PST by Marcella (“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic)
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To: Brandonmark

Sounds like it was Patreaus that got the extended access.


140 posted on 11/09/2012 4:49:15 PM PST by Venturer
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To: SE Mom; onyx

Hard to keep up..

“The national intelligence director has launched a preliminary inquiry to determine whether there was a national security leak regarding the Benghazi attack to former New York Times reporter Leslie Gelb, according to a letter obtained by Fox News.

The inquiry would look into an op-ed Gelb, who now works with the Council on Foreign Relations, wrote for the Daily Beast last month. Gelb implied he was privy to the same intelligence briefing as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice, who appeared on five Sunday talk shows Sept. 16 and claimed the attack was a demonstration spun out of control.”

http://www.cfr.org/about/membership/roster.html?letter=B

Paula D. Broadwell


141 posted on 11/09/2012 4:50:23 PM PST by maggief ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building.")
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To: Errant

“Congratulations General, your men died but you gotcha some...”

So, she caused men to die, is that it? Ridiculous.


142 posted on 11/09/2012 4:51:48 PM PST by Marcella (“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic)
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To: King Moonracer

Bingo

Bait a trap with a Vagina and you will catch a man every time.


143 posted on 11/09/2012 4:52:15 PM PST by Venturer
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To: maggief

Wayne Simmons (Terrorism Expert) taking to Harris Faulkner on FOX saying he thought there were very few in CIA are shedding tears over this. Not because he was not a good man, but most thought he should have never been CIA Director in first place.


144 posted on 11/09/2012 4:52:27 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: umgud
Was it a covert affair?

Yes, but the rules of engagement seemed to have changed. >

145 posted on 11/09/2012 4:53:20 PM PST by Texas Songwriter (,)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

Something really stinks here, GF!

Meanwhile her hubby still has his FB up. Huh?

http://www.facebook.com/scott.broadwell


146 posted on 11/09/2012 4:53:30 PM PST by maggief ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building.")
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Paula Broadwell? Sounds like a porn star.


147 posted on 11/09/2012 4:55:41 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Hot Tabasco

“She’s nothing but a slut and a two-bit whore.......”

And Petraeus is an angel who had no part in this. If he had kept his body part where it belonged, this wouldn’t happen. He wanted this woman and got her.


148 posted on 11/09/2012 4:56:30 PM PST by Marcella (“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

Why was Petraeus put in charge of the CIA in the first place? Couple that with Broadwell entering the fray. Have you looked at her background? Was she a plant?


149 posted on 11/09/2012 4:57:24 PM PST by maggief ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building.")
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To: Covenantor; maggief; onyx
Anna Chapman proved that the old Soviet Sparrow school remains intact under the FSB. Wonder if Broadwell might be a sleeper agent.

BINGO !

150 posted on 11/09/2012 4:58:27 PM PST by Uriel-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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