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Scandal Probe Ensnares Commander of U.S., NATO Troops in Afghanistan
The Washington Post ^ | Tuesday, November 13, 2012 | Craig Whitlock

Posted on 11/12/2012 10:28:02 PM PST by kristinn

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To: AndyJackson
Remember, Citizens...nobama hates you, hates your family, hates your freedom, hates your success, hates your integrity, hates Free America, hates Americans, hates the Constitution and hates the Bill of Rights. nobama is a hate crime foisted upon America. nobama is the Destroyer . Everything nobama does is intentional. God help us all. Do not let the curtains obscure your view.
151 posted on 11/13/2012 6:47:21 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: crosshairs

Bonehead has been around DC for 20 years. Long enough for Hillary to
Still have his FBI files.


152 posted on 11/13/2012 6:47:21 AM PST by tennmountainman
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To: HollyB

This whole mess makes little sense to me. Why wasn’t Petreaus removed as soon as the affair came to light? What’s with the Friday afternoon “news dump” three days after the election? Kelly, the other other woman is a party planner for Joint Special Operations Command? Interesting. Why didn’t Petreaus simply “resign/retire to spend more time with his family”?


153 posted on 11/13/2012 6:53:26 AM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: annieokie

Years ago, in my corporate life, I rotated back into the office from four years of being on construction sites, in a trailer.

I was promoted and given charge of an interior design division, consisting of ten women and two men.They were trouble, and I had a reputation as a problem solver, so the execs asked me to get that group in working order.

Four of the women thought each of them were going to be promoted to be new director. When I was promoted and brought in over them, even though I had a terrific working relationship in the past with each of them on projects all over the country, the claws came out for little ole me.

One thing I always did, because Billy Graham did it. When I met with a female subordinate or visitor to my office, the door was never closed. Even if there confidential discussions, the door always stayed ajar so someone could see in. I also asked my female secretary to “check-in” on me every so often, as she knew the long knives were out for me.

Out in the field, it was mostly men working on a site. Here, the game was different.I could write a book about it, but I survived, and the division performed well. This was in the very early 1990s, when sexual harassment cases were new to the corporate world.

After two years in that position, I went into facilities management, and enjoyed that far more.


154 posted on 11/13/2012 6:57:47 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: tennmountainman

Don’t forget there is an FBI agent in her net as well.


155 posted on 11/13/2012 7:01:20 AM PST by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: Cyman

I saw something on Inside Edition last night about these two women. The first thing that came to mind? They’re in on it together... And that they’re pawns in a bigger game we have yet to see.


156 posted on 11/13/2012 7:01:48 AM PST by rintense
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To: tennmountainman

No offense, but you are NOT reading it correctly.

There are 2 women and 2 generals. They apparently all know one another, but there are 4 people involved, not 3.

The Kelley woman is the one who complained to the FBI about threatening e-mails that Broadwell sent to her. The FBI investigated and now says it has improper e-mails between Kelley and the second general.

Read the whole story, not just the headline.


157 posted on 11/13/2012 7:02:18 AM PST by Jedidah
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To: easternsky
replacing them with his own Men, to keep Military from rising up. Both Women were probably working for that boy in white House. we are in deep crap.

Likely.

158 posted on 11/13/2012 7:04:46 AM PST by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: kristinn

The Iranians have got to be loving all this. Is there anybody left watching the store?


159 posted on 11/13/2012 7:06:15 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: kristinn

This is the leadership of the current US military. In it for the next promotion and a bunch of whore chasers. They screw the troops and get their gain in promotion over the bodies and blood of the troops. I am so glad that I am no longer in the military. I would have been court-martialed by now for opening my big mouth. These idiots kill our troops, the US government is included in this rant. I tell any and all young people who even have a thought about going in the military now not too. Find a real job. Because all these fools are going to do is use you up, kill you and then in the end, if you survive, forget you exist. They cut cut cut veterans benefits, paid for by blood and honor, and give free stinking phones to a bunch of sit on their lazy butt ass kissers like Obama’s gang. I am sick of the whole mess. I simply pray every day that the Good Lord will come and call the church home, then deal with these people. They are nonrepenant and love to do garbage. One day, they are going to find out the true price of their actions.


160 posted on 11/13/2012 7:09:20 AM PST by RetiredArmy (November 6, 2012: The day the United States Republic DIED.)
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To: The Cajun

HILARIOUS!!!!!
You owe me a new monitor and keyboard.

Pass the popcorn.


161 posted on 11/13/2012 7:09:52 AM PST by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: Red Badger

Yep — this will be known as the Party Planner Putsch or the Night of the Long _____.


162 posted on 11/13/2012 7:11:46 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: RetiredArmy

This certainly has to be demoralizing for the front line troops. But these events do demonstrate one truth: that personal morality does matter. I think at one time the military leaders were honourable men who took seriously their oath to protect the country, but who became part of the compromising culture of Washington. In order to get ahead they started to compromise their principles and are now at the point where they put the interests of their country and the safety of their men behind social climbing and satisfying their narcissistic impulses. Remember, these are the same men who cheerlead for politicians who inserted female soldiers into combat positions (then shielded those women from the really dangerous assignments) and are now promoting homosexuality in the armed forces. They know that permitting these atrocities is damaging to America’s safety but their first priority is their own privileged place in the Washington establishment.


163 posted on 11/13/2012 7:16:32 AM PST by littleharbour
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To: a fool in paradise
"the Washington Poop engaging in a bit of character assassination"

The Compost has time for stories where no crime has obviously been commited, yet they still haven't reported on the voter fraud and other felonies that local Congressman Jim Moran's son has likely commited in the weeks right before the election: http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2012/10/25/criminal_investigation_opened_into_rep_moran_voter_fraud_case
164 posted on 11/13/2012 7:19:01 AM PST by indthkr
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To: DesertRhino

**The guys in charge don’t have their minds in the game.**

Yes, so much for “situational awareness” the military professes.


165 posted on 11/13/2012 7:20:17 AM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: RetiredArmy
all these fools are going to do is use you up, kill you and then in the end, if you survive, forget you exist.

That is quite a rant, but first, remember that the guys who got us into a hot shooting war in the ME thinking we were going to clean up the whole place was Bush and his neo-con's. Those were the guys who are the real target of this rant. Petraeus, if you will recall, was the guy who snatched some sort of reasonable outcome out of the jaws of defeat that Cheney and Wolfowitz and that crowd got us into in Iraq.

Petraeus is not coming off as a saint here, but anyone who is looking for saints in effective combat generals (Patton anyone) needs to find and alternative universe. The drive that makes men good at killing things that need killing also make them good at other basic human drives. It is how we are wired up, part of the human condition. Don't want pansies running your combat troops, well conservatives need to look in a mirror and decide what things they want in military leaders and what things they can live with.

Want your version of PC, ok, you can have it, but you are going to get a McClelland and not a Grant.

166 posted on 11/13/2012 7:23:41 AM PST by AndyJackson
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To: Cvengr

**All the positions of leadership which would have been in the intel chain of command surrounding the GWOT from a Islamic strategic operation are being relieved of their careers.

What have they touched upon for them to be so targeted.**

Good question! Maybe that our gov’t has been infiltrated by Muslim sympathizers so much so that they can raise their Islamic flag over our White House, as they have stated many times?


167 posted on 11/13/2012 7:27:19 AM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: SUN68RAY

This just gets weirder and weirder.

These e-mails seem so bogus. I’d bet Paula B. didn’t write them.

Sounds like what a guy would write if he was imitating a cat fight. Clueless or an amateur.

Or

Kelly would write to set someone up.

I say FAKE - as in a setup.


168 posted on 11/13/2012 7:28:59 AM PST by Smokeyblue
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To: littleharbour

I guess it comes as some small relief that the generals are chasing skirts and not boys.


169 posted on 11/13/2012 7:29:57 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: rdl6989

Why didn’t Petreaus simply “resign/retire to spend more time with his family”?
_________________________________________________________

What I found odd was his statement in his resignation admitting to the affair. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a high ranking official putting it that way before.


170 posted on 11/13/2012 7:32:14 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Smokeyblue

How could two busy generals write 10’s of thousands of emails?????? That just does NOT compute.


171 posted on 11/13/2012 7:35:21 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Smokeyblue
These e-mails seem so bogus. I’d bet Paula B. didn’t write them.

I'm almost betting the same thing. Note that at first they were supposedly alluding to Petraeus/Kelly relationship but now we find out that they may have really been alluding to Allen/Kelly relationship.

172 posted on 11/13/2012 7:35:34 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Smokeyblue

“my own personal surge”
“my military man”
“my Davey”

Wink, wink. Hint, hint.

“we run together”

Wink, wink. Hint, hint.

It was a cold and stormy night/sarc

So then Kelly gets to say the name David Petraeus in her return e-mail.

Not saying the affair didn’t happen but the outing and e-mails read like a dime-store novel.

SETUP - I bet Paula didn’t the “Wanda” e-mails.


173 posted on 11/13/2012 7:35:51 AM PST by Smokeyblue
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To: Jedidah
I think they should round up the lot of them, put them in a big rubber room naked, spray them down with olive oil and let them bugger each other silly until they get it out of their system.
174 posted on 11/13/2012 7:36:36 AM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: Jeff Head; Travis McGee; ASA Vet; BIGLOOK; potlatch; Liz

“So...if I read this right, this same woman had “two” of our leading military/security leaders under her influence?

Sounds more and more like a honey trap and smells more and more like someone setting it up. Is it foreign enemies...or domestice ones? Right now, it’s hard to say...but even money would indicate domestic is just as possible.”

Did Israel Honey Trap David Petraeus?

November 9th, 2012 | Author: Patriot

With the breaking news on General Petraeus (http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/cia-chief-petraeus-resigns-reportedly-over-affair-201305343–politics.html) you might be interested in taking a look at the Mondoweiss.net link (at the following New Statesman article) which broke the story about email exchanges with David Petraeus which US mainstream media ignored as well (as also mentioned on Press TV via http://tinyurl.com/proisraelbiasedmedia & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEtASJOjDU8).


175 posted on 11/13/2012 7:39:14 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: kristinn

Wait. Is there a way they can blame Bush? We all know that noone will point the finger at a democrat commander in chief.


176 posted on 11/13/2012 7:43:42 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: kristinn

I think the there is a teachable moment here. Don’t send threatening emails to a woman who is screwing half the top military and CIA brass. It won’t end well.


177 posted on 11/13/2012 7:44:41 AM PST by No Socialist
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To: Grampa Dave

If I was any of these folks I would be running to the GOP controlled committee and requesting witness protection until I could testify and then spill the beans. These folks have to realize that their lives are in serious jeopardy, given that the entire administration could come tumbling down. Yes, the MSM will do what it can to stonewall, but if Petraeus or someone else testifies that Obama pulled rank in order to leave the Americans in Benghazi stranded, the MSM will be forced to report those revelations.


178 posted on 11/13/2012 7:47:22 AM PST by littleharbour
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To: kristinn

It is just about sex. Why is the media even reporting on this?


179 posted on 11/13/2012 7:52:41 AM PST by pas
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To: AndyJackson; fatasshick

AndyJackson

“Lebanese **** ..... “ was a quote from fatasshick.


180 posted on 11/13/2012 7:55:27 AM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Smokeyblue

Here’s my example of the writing in those e-mails.

“Hi Joe, my best friend since second grade. How are you?”

“Fine Bill. How is your wife Nancy the chiropractor?”

“Oh she’s fine staying with my mother the zoologist and my two children, Sally and John, that you’ve known since their births.”


181 posted on 11/13/2012 7:57:27 AM PST by Smokeyblue
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To: kristinn; ASA Vet; BIGLOOK; LonePalm; Liz; potlatch; Travis McGee; Jeff Head; All

“FBI has uncovered between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of “potentially inappropriate” emails between Allen and Jill Kelley.”

Apparently, since 9/11 an unidentified no such agency has stored every email and texted message sent by US citizens or received by US Citizens.

The stored messages were kept at first to identify terrorists. Later they were apparently released to FBI and other so called law enforce agencies for evidence on crimes besides treason.

So boys and girls be very careful of what you send in an email or text. Also, be careful of what you post on any blog, pariticuliarly one like FR.


182 posted on 11/13/2012 8:03:07 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: kristinn; ASA Vet; BIGLOOK; LonePalm; Liz; potlatch; Travis McGee; Jeff Head; All

“FBI has uncovered between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of “potentially inappropriate” emails between Allen and Jill Kelley.”

Apparently, since 9/11 an unidentified no such agency has stored every email and texted message sent by US citizens or received by US Citizens.

The stored messages were kept at first to identify terrorists. Later they were apparently released to FBI and other so called law enforce agencies for evidence on crimes besides treason.

So boys and girls be very careful of what you send in an email or text. Also, be careful of what you post on any blog, pariticuliarly one like FR.


183 posted on 11/13/2012 8:04:27 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: kristinn; ASA Vet; BIGLOOK; LonePalm; Liz; potlatch; Travis McGee; Jeff Head; All

“FBI has uncovered between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of “potentially inappropriate” emails between Allen and Jill Kelley.”

Apparently, since 9/11 an unidentified no such agency has stored every email and texted message sent by US citizens or received by US Citizens.

The stored messages were kept at first to identify terrorists. Later they were apparently released to FBI and other so called law enforce agencies for evidence on crimes besides treason.

So boys and girls be very careful of what you send in an email or text. Also, be careful of what you post on any blog, pariticuliarly one like FR.


184 posted on 11/13/2012 8:04:29 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: SUN68RAY

Are THESE the REAL emails or is this just a parody/humor website?

If these are the real emails, OMG!!!!
Broadwell, so well educated, reduced to this!
Reminds me of a certain diaper-wearing female astronaut a few years back.


185 posted on 11/13/2012 8:06:56 AM PST by a real Sheila (R.I.P AMERICA 1776 - 2012)
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To: SUN68RAY

NOt sure what to make of these emails.
Not sure if they are real or just seriously funny!

I will say that even the most educated women can LOSE THEIR FREAKING MINDS when it comes to a man.

Ditto for MEN doing dumb things! Both of these men in the positions of authority they are in, and they have done this!
Idiots! All for a little ‘tang.’


186 posted on 11/13/2012 8:12:59 AM PST by a real Sheila (R.I.P AMERICA 1776 - 2012)
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To: a fool in paradise

“the FBI has uncovered between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of “potentially inappropriate” emails between Allen and Jill Kelley.”

It is a sign of wisdom and maturity to never trust anything coming from the Compost or NY York Slimes.

This number makes one wonder if texted messages of a few acronyms or words were included in this number.

For the past couple of years out here in CalifornicatorU land, a Christmas gift or anniversary gift after the first date has been a collection texts, emails and posting on Face Book and other social web sites between the hormone popping couple.

One young person got one of these tomes in a very thick and professionally bound cover, entitled, “Our first year!”

My trophy wife, relatives the same age of the receiver of the tome and siblings in private or around others wonder how wise something like that was. The couple has since broke up, and fortunately the recipient wasn’t a 4 star flag officer in our military.


187 posted on 11/13/2012 8:13:20 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

me neither. It was a give way to me that Petreus’ resignation is NOT about the affair.


188 posted on 11/13/2012 8:16:39 AM PST by PghBaldy (Pete Hoekstra RE: Petraeus "There's more here than meets the eye.")
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To: flaglady47

this is actually getting to be scary as hell.


189 posted on 11/13/2012 8:20:20 AM PST by a real Sheila (R.I.P AMERICA 1776 - 2012)
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To: notaliberal
IMHO I don’t think either of these two women are raving beauties. The Broad woman is just plain and the other looks like she could be on Snookie’s show. They both think they are “hot” though!

You haven't spent any time in the desert have you? Camels begin to look good if you are there long enough...
190 posted on 11/13/2012 8:26:28 AM PST by TSgt (...voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.)
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To: Grampa Dave; Jim Robinson
Also, be careful of what you post on any blog, pariticuliarly one like FR.

Too late, Gramps...

We have been under surveillance for too long. Veterans, especially, are targets for their deviltry!

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191 posted on 11/13/2012 8:27:08 AM PST by WVKayaker ("Mitt Romney couldn't keep up with lies and spin of Barack Obama" - Sarah Palin 10/24)
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To: easternsky

My thoughts exactly. The conspiracy guy in me reads this as removing any potential obstacles to a complete take over by the Obama regime.


192 posted on 11/13/2012 8:27:33 AM PST by eak3
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To: TSgt

Well said, Ms. Broadwell could be termed “vivacious”.

The Lebanese twins are “Kardashianesque”


193 posted on 11/13/2012 8:29:35 AM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's bankruptcy: 2016)
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To: M Kehoe
Methinks our entire national security apparatus has been compromised...on purpose.

That happened January 2009.


194 posted on 11/13/2012 8:39:43 AM PST by 444Flyer
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To: kristinn

Monica to Bill, Valentine's Day
Washington Post, Personal Ad, 1997

195 posted on 11/13/2012 8:41:32 AM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: kristinn

She said “Be My Little General”
(mnemonic for US military general ranks:
Brigadier General, Major General, Lieutenant General, General)


196 posted on 11/13/2012 8:54:35 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: WVKayaker

I’m sure your are right.

What kayaks do you yak in?

We have a Hobie Mirage Oasis, and I have two Freedom Hawks, their 12’ and new Pathfinder.


197 posted on 11/13/2012 8:59:31 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: I want the USA back

Wait. Is there a way they can blame Bush?

Isn’t that what this is about? Oh you meant that Bush.


198 posted on 11/13/2012 9:01:03 AM PST by pas
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To: TSgt

“Camels begin to look good if you are there long enough...”

Which ones look the best, the two humpers or one humper?


199 posted on 11/13/2012 9:01:52 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: The Cajun

“Lets see, you got twins, you got a mistress, you got a couple of Generals, you got the CIA, you got the FBI, you got a usurper president, you got a certifiably insane vice president, you got a Secretary of State who hotfooted it out the country and heck it’s just 7 days after the election.
Buckle up boys and girls! “

My wife said she will ignore all of the news on this, because watching the news could spoil the dozen or so faux fictional spy books that will start coming out next year.


200 posted on 11/13/2012 9:05:18 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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