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Petraeus forced to quit after FBI investigation found he was cheating on his loyal wife
The Daily Mail ^ | Friday, November 9, 2012 | Hugo Gye

Posted on 11/09/2012 9:12:17 PM PST by MinorityRepublican

'Affair': Paula Broadwell and David Petraeus, pictured, reportedly had an affair that led to his resignation

CIA Director David Petraeus dramatically resigned today after allegedly having an affair with his biographer, it has been claimed. The alleged affair was uncovered after the FBI launched an investigation into the biographer, Paula Broadwell, for allegedly hacking into the former general's email, NBC News and Slate reported. Broadwell, who researched the book 'All In' for three years, had extensive access to Petraeus in Afghanistan. Yet sources told NBC it is unlikely she will face criminal charges after the alleged hacking, stressing that Petraeus himself is under no investigation. Petraeus stepped down today after confessing to cheating on his wife of 37 years, Holly - behaviour he explained was 'unacceptable' for a senior administration official.

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1 posted on 11/09/2012 9:12:22 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

Don’t care. Has nothing to do with Bambi’s culpability.


2 posted on 11/09/2012 9:13:58 PM PST by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Wonder what the FBI found on John Roberts?


3 posted on 11/09/2012 9:14:42 PM PST by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: MinorityRepublican

She got himbedded in Afghanistan.


4 posted on 11/09/2012 9:16:55 PM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Obama sic’d the feds on um.


5 posted on 11/09/2012 9:17:21 PM PST by dila813
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To: MinorityRepublican

Forced to quit by The Usurper so he would not have to testify against The Usurper.


6 posted on 11/09/2012 9:18:07 PM PST by TheConservativeParty (Eric Holder to Amerika : "All ur votes belong to us." 1459 days until Nov.8,2016)
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To: dila813

He’s an ass !


7 posted on 11/09/2012 9:18:51 PM PST by Mears
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To: MinorityRepublican

What was David Petraeus thinking? What a moron.


8 posted on 11/09/2012 9:21:14 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Who’s the *next* director?

Zawahiri?


9 posted on 11/09/2012 9:21:41 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: MinorityRepublican

Who is she?


10 posted on 11/09/2012 9:21:45 PM PST by petitfour
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To: dragonblustar
What was David Petraeus thinking?

He wasn't thinking, that's the problem.

11 posted on 11/09/2012 9:22:41 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: petitfour
She's a Well endowed Broad.

You can look it up.

12 posted on 11/09/2012 9:23:02 PM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: Hardraade

Maybe we should run a poll in Al Jazeera. Maybe the Turkish Foreign Minister would be an option.


13 posted on 11/09/2012 9:23:21 PM PST by petitfour
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To: petitfour

She’s got a ring on her wedding ring finger.


14 posted on 11/09/2012 9:23:53 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Yet sources told NBC it is unlikely she will face criminal charges after the alleged hacking, stressing that Petraeus himself is under no investigation.

If nobody's facing criminal charges, what the hell is the FBI investigating?

This story is a total smokescreen. Like Helen Thomas in a Hillary Clinton mask, there's uglier stuff under this ugliness.

15 posted on 11/09/2012 9:25:39 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Paladin2
"She got himbedded in Afghanistan."

I'm guessing she also had a hand in his surge in Iraq.

16 posted on 11/09/2012 9:29:36 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Wasn’t Betrayus’ wife working for Fauxcahontas? How is that loyal in any way?


17 posted on 11/09/2012 9:32:22 PM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: petitfour
Who is she?

His biographer.

Per her Linkedin Profile a 1991 grad of the USMA (West Point), and a MAJ promotable to LTC, in the Army Reserves.

Of course she probably hasn't had time to update her Linkedin Profile, because I serious doubt that her gold oak leaf is ever going to take on a slivery hue.

18 posted on 11/09/2012 9:32:57 PM PST by Pilsner
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To: Joe 6-pack
She titled the biography she wrote about him "All In".

Draw your own conclusion.

19 posted on 11/09/2012 9:34:14 PM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: PhiloBedo
She’s got a ring on her wedding ring finger.

In the Medieval penitential manuals "double adultery" was the worse of all sexual sins.

"Single adultery" was next.

20 posted on 11/09/2012 9:35:08 PM PST by lightman (If the Patriarchate of the East held a state like the Vatican I would apply for political asylum.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Just read that his wife was the daughter of the superintendent of West Point. Those (Admiral Fallon among others) who called him a shameless self-promoter appear to have been right. Let’s see if he’s capable of shame now.

Good riddance.


21 posted on 11/09/2012 9:35:55 PM PST by Forgotten Amendments (The GOP Establishment has decreed Dole/Romney 2016. And you can't do anything about it!)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Paula Broadwell’s Twitter page: https://twitter.com/paulabroadwell


22 posted on 11/09/2012 9:37:56 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments
Petraus and his wife sound like that are both pretty smart, except that Petraus worked for 0bama and his wife for Fauxcahontas.

Sounds like both are dumb as 'rats.

23 posted on 11/09/2012 9:39:01 PM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: PhiloBedo
She’s got a ring on her wedding ring finger.

She's married to a radiologist and lives in Charlotte. They have two kids. Hopefully, Dr. Broadwell will forgive her for the sake of the kids.

24 posted on 11/09/2012 9:40:25 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: KittenClaws

I have to admit she’s attractive. I am single so it doesn’t matter.


25 posted on 11/09/2012 9:42:25 PM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Yet sources told NBC it is unlikely she will face criminal charges after the alleged hacking,...

Amazing! You can hack the e-mail account of a four star general who is in charge of an entire active theater of war and they won't do anything to you.

Just try and get into the Hawaii Dept. of Records though. They'll have FAST teams on you in ten minutes.

26 posted on 11/09/2012 9:42:33 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Paladin2

Repeating my question from another thread, I wonder if Petraeus ever convened a court martial for adultery committed by a subordinate...


27 posted on 11/09/2012 9:43:25 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Hardraade

Mulah Omar


28 posted on 11/09/2012 9:43:33 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: Pilsner

Thanks. I wanted to know when she graduated. I wonder how old her children are, too. And when did she leave the military.


29 posted on 11/09/2012 9:43:48 PM PST by petitfour
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To: Joe 6-pack

That’s beyond my paygrade. ;-)


30 posted on 11/09/2012 9:46:02 PM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

This seems suspicious, I think there’s more than what they’re telling us. A democrat having an affair isn’t exactly a scandal. What are they actually covering up?


31 posted on 11/09/2012 9:52:27 PM PST by tyrion
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To: MinorityRepublican

We will see if Petraeus is an American patriot. We’ll see if he was forced out to avoid his testimony. If he loves this country he will tell all to the American people and no subpenas or testimony before congress will be needed. If he doesn’t talk and others do his legacy could be as traitor rather than hero. Too many people were involved, too many know the truth. It will come out.


32 posted on 11/09/2012 9:52:54 PM PST by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: lwoodham

The timing of this tells us all we need to know. It’s clean-up time after the cover-up.


33 posted on 11/09/2012 9:55:41 PM PST by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: Pilsner

She entered West Point in 1991...but would have graduated in 1995. Paula Krantz.


34 posted on 11/09/2012 9:57:09 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Say I am wrong... so flame me... but, I don't believe this convenient lie.

Regardless of anyone's thoughts or feelings about Gen. Petraeus this " scandal " some how just shows up weeks after what happened in Benghazi and right after Obama's re-election ? ... sorry folks, Gen. Petraeus is the fall guy.
35 posted on 11/09/2012 9:58:36 PM PST by American Constitutionalist
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36 posted on 11/09/2012 10:00:13 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: Perdogg

I agree. It does not matter. But not because of your reasoning.


37 posted on 11/09/2012 10:02:03 PM PST by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: TheConservativeParty
Forced to quit by The Usurper so he would not have to testify against The Usurper.

?

Why wouldn't he testify before Congress after being subpoena'd?

38 posted on 11/09/2012 10:03:41 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: MinorityRepublican

Broadwell is a graduate of the Sandra Fluke slut academy.


39 posted on 11/09/2012 10:03:52 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: lacrew
She entered West Point in 1991...but would have graduated in 1995. Paula Krantz.

I didn't book mark the page, but I recall it say she graduated in 91, and had 21 years in. If she did the minimum time on active duty, and then went to the reserves, would she be up for Lieutenant Colonel with 17 years in?

41 posted on 11/09/2012 10:05:51 PM PST by Pilsner
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To: scooby321

Gay? Freemason... and he has to keep his oaths to the brotherhood—one world order groupies? They have something BIG on him...they control him.


42 posted on 11/09/2012 10:10:58 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Joe 6-pack
This whole thing about Gen.Petraeus resigning over some personal affair he has with some woman does not meet the smell test.
As if ? this kind of thing is unprecedented ?
Sound more like he's being coerced to resign.
43 posted on 11/09/2012 10:11:06 PM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: Joe 6-pack
This whole thing about Gen.Petraeus resigning over some personal affair he had with some woman does not meet the smell test.
As if ? this kind of thing is unprecedented ?
Sounds more like he's being coerced to resign.
44 posted on 11/09/2012 10:11:33 PM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

Maybe Petraeus was hired because a lot of Republicans and Centrists liked him, now that the election is over, his services are no longer needed, he served his purpose.


45 posted on 11/09/2012 10:12:33 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: NoLibZone
Awesome!

I forget where I read it, but MacArthur and George Marshall rarely were seen in public in full uniform. Yet, Petraeus is always strutting around like that to awe us.

But, even if he's always been a jerk, that doesn't mean that the timing doesn't stink to high-heaven.

46 posted on 11/09/2012 10:19:18 PM PST by Forgotten Amendments (The GOP Establishment has decreed Dole/Romney 2016. And you can't do anything about it!)
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To: petitfour

And that is exactly what Obama wants. He wants this story to be about
An affair and Broadwell, not Bengazi. And I am sure the MSM will cover
The affair, not Bengazi.


47 posted on 11/09/2012 10:23:08 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: American Constitutionalist
Someone at FR please enlighten me. Why would the FBI EVER be "investigating" a general in the field, FAR away from the USA?

For that matter, why would Obama ask the FBI to "investigate" Benghazi?

Isn't the FBI a strictly domestic organization?

And BTW, didn't Nixon get in trouble for trying to pit the CIA vs. the FBI to cover up his crimes?

Forgive my ignorance, but Watergate was when I was a child.

48 posted on 11/09/2012 10:24:13 PM PST by boop ("I need another Cutty Sark"-LBJ)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Giuliani is going berserk on Greta saying that we need to “grow up” and accept that great men have affairs. What an idiot!

Looks to me like Petraeus had already been compromised and rolled. Security clearances are real inconvenient for our rulers. Here's why we used to take them seriously.

49 posted on 11/09/2012 10:24:34 PM PST by Forgotten Amendments (The GOP Establishment has decreed Dole/Romney 2016. And you can't do anything about it!)
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To: MinorityRepublican

The general was”asked”to fall on his sword to further the cobver-up.This situation is NOT going to get any better for the Administration


50 posted on 11/09/2012 10:25:08 PM PST by screaming eagle2 (no matter what you call it,a pre-owned vehicle,IS STILL A USED CAR!)
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