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Obama Administration Named Holly Petraeus to $187,605-Per-Year Job
CNS News.Com ^ | November 14, 2012 | Penny Starr

Posted on 11/14/2012 7:26:02 PM PST by GridSquare

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To: goodnesswins

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51 posted on 11/14/2012 8:21:25 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: mojo114

She was hired in a transition team/start up position in Jan. 2011. Reads like she was just promoted today.

I suspect that she gave them the general’s head on a silver platter. Bet she knew EVERYTHING early on.


52 posted on 11/14/2012 8:21:48 PM PST by madison10
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To: madison10

P4 is going to roll over and says as follows: Ät first we thought it was a response to the video, then we learned later is was more coordinated”

Anyone expecting him to be truthful is delusional.


53 posted on 11/14/2012 8:23:57 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Nachum

Nachum, please include me!


54 posted on 11/14/2012 8:25:02 PM PST by Bubbette
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To: mojo114

I take back my post, you are correct. She did have the job earlier CNS is making this sound like a new position.

I’ll read better next time.


55 posted on 11/14/2012 8:26:48 PM PST by madison10
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To: GridSquare

Can’t we just pay these people to go away? I mean, seriously, it would be worth it, and over the long haul, cheaper.


56 posted on 11/14/2012 8:29:38 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: faithhopecharity

Radio host Glenn Beck referred to the University as “the dumping ground for the Center for American Progress” — a left-leaning advocacy organization — in his show on The Blaze on Monday, speculating that the Princeton presidency was an escape route for former CIA director David Petraeus GS ’87.

Beck said he was surprised Petraeus would want to “run the university where Van Jones is a professor. Where Peter Singer is a professor. Isn’t Cornel West [GS ’80] also a professor at Princeton?”

Jones and West, former Center for African American Studies faculty members, no longer teach at the University.

“I’m sorry, the university that has the Woodrow Wilson Center for Politics?” Beck said, presumably referring to the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. “Really? You’re going to go run that? They’re going to embrace him?”

In late October, Beck predicted the Obama administration would blame Petraeus for the death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stephens in Benghazi, Libya, in September.

“Petraeus is going to be the fall guy,” Beck said at the time. “They’re going to have him step down. They’re going to point all fingers to him. You watch. He goes to Princeton. I think he goes to Princeton.”

Four days after University President Shirley Tilghman announced she would retire in June, The Daily Princetonian reported Petraeus was seriously interested in the presidency of his graduate alma mater.


57 posted on 11/14/2012 8:33:47 PM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: madison10

It is not new but this is still a huge story. Obama was supposed to bring “transparancy” to Washington and avoid such old style patronage to unqualified cronies.

It is good that this predates the scandal because this ties the liberal general to Obama loyalty before his recent pro-Obama cover statements on Libya and his pro-faggot go-along and get-along position on military faggotry.


58 posted on 11/14/2012 8:34:05 PM PST by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: Bubbette

You got it :)


59 posted on 11/14/2012 8:34:57 PM PST by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Lucky9teen
“Petraeus is going to be the fall guy,” Beck said at the time. “They’re going to have him step down. They’re going to point all fingers to him. You watch. He goes to Princeton. I think he goes to Princeton.”

Makes sense. Boinking Broadwell may have cost him his CIA job, but it will be a feather in his cap and a plus in his CV as far as those yankee doodle universities are concerned.

60 posted on 11/14/2012 8:41:33 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: GridSquare
What the hell??!!!! This story just gets weirder each passing day. At this point ya gotta have a score card to keep up.
61 posted on 11/14/2012 8:44:22 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt.)
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To: GridSquare

See: she’s a poor working class Joe like the rest of us.

Now go pay your taxes, your government is broke. :)


62 posted on 11/14/2012 8:52:42 PM PST by Tzimisce (Will there be anything to fight for in 2016?)
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To: GridSquare

Obvious payoff. Petraeus will support Obama regardless. There will be no revelation at the hearing. Our heroes have feet of clay.


63 posted on 11/14/2012 8:52:56 PM PST by kabar
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To: mojo114

One year - she is up for a raise!


64 posted on 11/14/2012 8:53:29 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: yarddog

You mean like an election was blatantly stolen, and more than half of the country knows it?


65 posted on 11/14/2012 8:55:25 PM PST by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: mojo114
Does it really matter when she was hired. This is the way the Chicago thugs buy loyalty. Remember when Michelle got her big paying job at a Chicago hospital when Senator Obama got elected.

Combine that 187,000 with Petraeus general salary plus combat pay and you get a 1 percenter.

66 posted on 11/14/2012 8:58:15 PM PST by kabar
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To: Bshaw

I have no idea what it is unless it has something to do with Benghazi. It could just be something from his past finally coming out.

There just seems to be something in the air which I haven’t felt for a long time.


67 posted on 11/14/2012 8:59:55 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: GridSquare

I was actually feeling sorry for Holly Petraeus.


68 posted on 11/14/2012 9:10:03 PM PST by moovova
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To: scooby321

Another way to keep Petreus under the lid of not singing at the hearing scheduled Friday!!!


69 posted on 11/14/2012 9:15:29 PM PST by danamco (-)
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To: GridSquare

out of curiosity.... what did this general’s wife do in her last position?

what are her qualifications that allowed her to snag a plumb $190k/yr job?

I want to know... because I’M PAYING FOR IT !!


70 posted on 11/14/2012 9:16:38 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: GridSquare

It appears to be a cluster foxtrot in an elevator shaft — with no elevator.


71 posted on 11/14/2012 9:29:03 PM PST by TArcher
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To: GridSquare

Obama should feel so sorry for me. My husband was a rat too.

Oh wait.


72 posted on 11/14/2012 9:29:22 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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sfl


73 posted on 11/14/2012 9:35:44 PM PST by phockthis (http://www.supremelaw.org/fedzone11/index.htm ...)
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To: Java4Jay
The CFPB, created by the Dodd-Frank law, was placed by that law under the umbrella of the Federal Reserve. The funding of the CFBP, which comes from the Federal Reserve, is not subject to congressional oversight.

She works in the gilded palace of sin. Her paycheck is not signed by the Treasurer of the United States which is what Federale "workers" get. Her paycheck is signed by Ben Bernanke or whoever signs  the paychecks at the Federal Reserve. Which is a private bank with some limited personnel appointed by the President to give it a veneer of accountability to the American people. But the people the Federal Reserve really answers to are the major banks that hold stock in it

74 posted on 11/14/2012 9:46:44 PM PST by dennisw ( The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: morphing libertarian

Yep. It sounds like she actually put in some years getting experience for this general area, and a little less than $200K is pretty much in line with that kind of standard bureaucrat director-type job. (Unfortunately.)


75 posted on 11/14/2012 9:51:51 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: GridSquare
Zero clearly thinks he can get away with anything.
76 posted on 11/14/2012 10:03:37 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party: advancing indenture since 1787.)
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To: SoldierDad

Well, well, well.. Looks like Holly becomes part of the ‘sex scandal’ investigation, although I think it’s more of a ‘White House corruption’ investigation. 0bama is a shameless CHICAGO THUG. How does anything ever get done with such widespread corruption, bribery, extortion, payoffs, kickbacks, blah blah blah...


77 posted on 11/14/2012 10:04:33 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: 9YearLurker

They create these agencies as a place to install those they want to payoff, IMO.


78 posted on 11/14/2012 10:13:20 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: GridSquare
Why would any woman take a job like that? Hasn't anyone seen Flash Dance?
79 posted on 11/14/2012 10:15:52 PM PST by firebrand
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To: GridSquare

Breathtaking in it’s corruptness. The General won’t say $hit at the hearings; they bought the wife, and they don’t care who knows it.


80 posted on 11/14/2012 10:16:33 PM PST by Mike Darancette (I don't understand why the Boomers are so passive.)
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To: moovova

It seems people are easily bought these days. Maybe an epic financial collapse would be just the right medicine for America. That’s when you find out what people’s true allegiances are.


81 posted on 11/14/2012 10:19:07 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: littleharbour

Goes with the saying or warning : What the government gives the government can take away.


82 posted on 11/14/2012 10:42:01 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: GridSquare

JANUARY 2011 : (”INNOCENCE OF MUSLIMS” VIDEO MAN MARC BASSELEY NAKOULA IS CAUGHT IN CANADA)

JANUARY 2011 : (OBAMA REPORTEDLY CANCELS A KILL MISSION AGAINST OBL-—see VALERIE JARRETT)


83 posted on 11/14/2012 11:06:23 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: GridSquare

This is why I have a problem reading WND and CNS.

Seems they both have the ability to write sensational headlines but are divorced from reality or have their own reality.

I’d hardly think that taking on this position a year or two ago “recent”, implying that it was a pay back for hush money.?


84 posted on 11/14/2012 11:51:41 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: GridSquare

Sounds like that do-nothing payoff job Michelle had at the Chicago hospital just because Barry was a US senator and was able to squeeze some money out of the federal budget for said hospital. Remember that?


85 posted on 11/15/2012 1:16:46 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: presently no screen name
And then maybe this dumpy hag will buy some clothes for herself, instead of helping herself to the rag bag. Alll of this is just rotting, stinking garbage, with a cast of players who sold their souls to corruption and the socialist oboma. It makes you want to vomit...watch out obozo, the projectile vomit is coming YOUR way.
86 posted on 11/15/2012 1:43:34 AM PST by itssme
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To: yarddog

“There just seems to be something in the air which I haven’t felt for a long time.”

Like the disappearance of about a billion people of the face of the Earth perhaps...who knows the timing?

But yeah, something major is about to blow. I think it will be the revelations of the whole set up of running weapons to Israel’s enemies and how President “Shuck and Jiver” can’t keep the facts hidden anymore!


87 posted on 11/15/2012 1:47:33 AM PST by mdmathis6 ("Barry" Xmas to all and have a rapaciously taxable New Year!)
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To: Nachum; MestaMachine; Ernest_at_the_Beach; penelopesire; maggief; SE Mom; crosslink; GridSquare

Thank you for the ping, dearest Nachum!

The chances of General P. going nuclear on the Marxist are ..... slim.


88 posted on 11/15/2012 2:20:15 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: GridSquare

This is payback for David P.’s testimony.

The media is in the tank for Obamugabe.

No one outside the conservative community will say a peep.


89 posted on 11/15/2012 2:22:06 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: dennisw
"The funding of the CFBP, which comes from the Federal Reserve, is not subject to congressional oversight."

She works in the gilded palace of sin. Her paycheck is not signed by the Treasurer of the United States which is what Federale "workers" get. Her paycheck is signed by Ben Bernanke or whoever signs the paychecks at the Federal Reserve. Which is a private bank with some limited personnel appointed by the President to give it a veneer of accountability to the American people. But the people the Federal Reserve really answers to are the major banks that hold stock in it

Thank you very much for that information.

Her friend, the newly elected MA Senator, Elizabeth Warren, appointed her to this cushy job.

Thick as thieves, these demonic-rats.

90 posted on 11/15/2012 2:28:22 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Lucky9teen

LOL!


91 posted on 11/15/2012 2:32:38 AM PST by Fresh Wind (Cut the cable today!)
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To: GridSquare

Holly is a far-left Democrat....they are paying her HUSH MONEY with OUR MONEY!!! What the HELL does one do in the givernment making MORE THAN A CONGRESSMAN?????


92 posted on 11/15/2012 2:39:49 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION....the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVIENCE.)
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To: PGR88

The GIVERNMENT Party!!! They GIVE OUR MONEY to THEIR FRIENDS!


93 posted on 11/15/2012 2:41:03 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION....the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVIENCE.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

What is P4?


94 posted on 11/15/2012 2:42:09 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION....the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVIENCE.)
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To: mo

It’s now the Givernment.....they GIVE OUR MONEY to THEIR FRIENDS!


95 posted on 11/15/2012 2:45:41 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION....the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVIENCE.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Who or What is P4?


96 posted on 11/15/2012 2:46:40 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION....the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVIENCE.)
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To: Ann Archy

P4 is Petraeus’ nickname.


97 posted on 11/15/2012 2:48:00 AM PST by OwenKellogg
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To: OwenKellogg
OMG...thnaks!!

Can you answer another question.....Are the Kelleys, the twin Natalie AND Paula Broadwell ALL BANKRUPT????

98 posted on 11/15/2012 3:08:35 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION....the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVIENCE.)
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To: presently no screen name

The Washington game is grotesquely corrupt, no doubt. This stuff goes on at the state and county level too.

I remember reading in a US history text book in high school decades ago how the patronage system provided the means for parties to give their operatives jobs between elections—and thus made a robust democratic system possible. Ha!


99 posted on 11/15/2012 3:29:07 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: presently no screen name

The Washington game is grotesquely corrupt, no doubt. This stuff goes on at the state and county level too.

I remember reading in a US history text book decades ago, in high school, how the patronage system provided the means for parties to give their operatives jobs between elections—and thus made a robust democratic system possible. Ha!


100 posted on 11/15/2012 3:29:44 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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