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CIA Director Petraeus Resigns Over 'Affair' (Breitbart's take)
Breitbart ^ | 9 Nov 2012 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 11/11/2012 4:48:33 PM PST by CaptainKrunch

Just two days after President Obama’s re-election, General David Petraeus, the CIA Director, has resigned from the administration over an extramarital affair. 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."

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Now that the Obama administration has succeeded in winning a second term, they are cleaning house. The two figures most linked to the disaster in Benghazi, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Petraeus, are gone. The figure most linked with Fast and Furious, Eric Holder, will be gone. The figure most linked to the administration’s economic failures, Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner, will be gone.

Only Obama remains. He ran out the clock on his scandals, and now throws anyone associated with them overboard.

The Petraeus resignation is only the most recent evidence that the Obama administration will lie to the American people to achieve its ends. But with all of his experts gone, Obama’s cabinet will now be staffed by the political C team in a time of crisis, both domestically and internationally.

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1 posted on 11/11/2012 4:48:38 PM PST by CaptainKrunch
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To: CaptainKrunch

Yeah Be....like the “A” team was so good!!! NOT!! TRAITORS...LIARS....CHEATERS....AMERICA HATERS!!!


2 posted on 11/11/2012 4:51:35 PM PST by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

They say such licentious behavior exposes vulnerabilities to the enemy; one can be manipulated, blackmailed. So who, in this case, is the enemy?


3 posted on 11/11/2012 4:52:35 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: CaptainKrunch

These people are still murderers.


4 posted on 11/11/2012 5:00:32 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Gene Eric

“Betrayus resigns and Hillary conveniently disappears. The press ignores. The congress goes on another break. Who cares?..Santa is in the White Hut and all is well with my freebies./sarc


5 posted on 11/11/2012 5:00:40 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: CaptainKrunch
"But with all of his experts gone, "

His "experts"?

That's rich...

6 posted on 11/11/2012 5:07:40 PM PST by hummingbird (Obama campaigns right in our faces. Doesn't bother him at all, does it?)
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To: Gene Eric

The American People would be that enemy, at least the remaining Patriots.

Congress has subpoena power and they better get ready to use that for both Petraeus and Clinton.


7 posted on 11/11/2012 5:08:09 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: Gene Eric

The American People would be that enemy, at least the remaining Patriots.

Congress has subpoena power and they better get ready to use that for both Petraeus and Clinton.


8 posted on 11/11/2012 5:08:14 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: Ann Archy
"Yeah Be....like the “A” team was so good!!! NOT!! TRAITORS...LIARS....CHEATERS....AMERICA HATERS!!!"

The article didn't say that "A" team was actually good.  Just that the C team could be even worse.

9 posted on 11/11/2012 5:13:08 PM PST by CaptainKrunch (Freedom does not promise safety and security, freedom only promises freedom.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

Have you noticed who is conveniently out of the picture through all this Petraeus stuff? HILLARY.


10 posted on 11/11/2012 5:24:12 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Sioux-san
Congress has subpoena power and they better get ready to use that for both Petraeus and Clinton.

The people involved have retired, there is no proof that they did anything illegal. This is a new administration, we have pressing problems to deal with we don't have time to go on a fishing expedition. Let's move on. /sarc.

11 posted on 11/11/2012 5:25:03 PM PST by oldbrowser (Welcome to U.S.Zimbabwe)
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To: oldbrowser

I was about to have a stroke until you came thru with the /sarc - whew.

The scene will be wild - both Petraeus and Clinton taking the 5th - I smell Executive Privilege coming down the street.


12 posted on 11/11/2012 5:31:09 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: CaptainKrunch; Ann Archy

Did they really call them the A team? I thought the fact that the C team was going in, meant the B Team was leaving.


13 posted on 11/11/2012 5:44:39 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

Hell yeah, there are dangerous times ahead.......


14 posted on 11/11/2012 6:02:23 PM PST by soozla
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To: CaptainKrunch

In a rare moment of clarity, I just had a thought come to me.

I remember an old KGB trick was to throw a beautiful young woman at the “Mark.” Then once they had him in a compromising position, they could do want the wanted with him.

I wonder if that isn’t what Obama did to Betrayus.


15 posted on 11/11/2012 6:16:34 PM PST by Delmarksman (Pro 2A Anglican American (Ford and Chevy kill more people than guns do, lets ban them))
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To: Delmarksman

"In a rare moment of clarity, I just had a thought come to me.

I remember an old KGB trick was to throw a beautiful young woman at the “Mark.” Then once they had him in a compromising position, they could do want the wanted with him.

I wonder if that isn’t what Obama did to Betrayus."

If high ranking officers in the military, intelligence agents and politicians are not aware that they are prime targets for foreign intelligence services, then they are unworthy of their posts.


16 posted on 11/11/2012 6:44:07 PM PST by CaptainKrunch (Freedom does not promise safety and security, freedom only promises freedom.)
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To: hummingbird

News outlets over here in Asia all welcomed the retention of Obama as a “steady, experienced hand” in foreign affairs. I didn’t know whether to laugh or throw up. It’s like they were afraid Romney would start a nuclear war with China on day one.


17 posted on 11/11/2012 6:52:14 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Delmarksman

It seems they never get convicted of a crime . Just resign and keep your pension and go on speaking tours, annddd. See him on the Sunday morning shows. At a price of course.


18 posted on 11/11/2012 7:21:51 PM PST by glyptol
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To: Delmarksman
I remember an old KGB trick was to throw a beautiful young woman at the “Mark.” Then once they had him in a compromising position, they could do want the wanted with him.

It's called a "Honey Trap".

19 posted on 11/11/2012 8:56:08 PM PST by Mike Darancette (I don't understand why the Boomers are so passive.)
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To: Mr. Jeeves
It’s like they were afraid Romney would start a nuclear war with China on day one.

Rather than the war we start, I'm worried about the war we stumble into due to ineptness or perceived weakness on our part.

20 posted on 11/11/2012 8:59:49 PM PST by Mike Darancette (I don't understand why the Boomers are so passive.)
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