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Petraeus calls on Congress to back White House on Syria
http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/petraeus-calls-on-congress-to-back-white-house-on-syria-96413.html ^ | 9/7/13 3:52 PM EDT Updated: 9/7/13 6:22 PM EDT | By MIKE ALLEN and JENNIFER EPSTEIN Read more: http

Posted on 09/07/2013 3:36:01 PM PDT by RaceBannon

Retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, former CIA director under President Barack Obama, called strongly Saturday for Congress to back the White House on Syria, declaring that military action against the regime is “necessary” to deter “Iran, North Korea and other would-be aggressors.” “Failure of Congress to approve the president’s request would have serious ramifications not just in the Mideast but around the world,” Petraeus said in a four-sentence statement provided to POLITICO.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/petraeus-calls-on-congress-to-back-white-house-on-syria-96413.html#ixzz2eFVZm9TT

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KEYWORDS: duplicate; obama; patreaus; petraeus; redline; sourcetitlenoturl; syriaalqaeda
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With Congress set to return from summer break on Monday, Obama’s request is in trouble in the Senate and on a path to an embarrassing loss in the House. He will sit for interviews Monday with six TV networks as he makes his case for military intervention in Syria ahead of an address to the nation on Tuesday.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/petraeus-calls-on-congress-to-back-white-house-on-syria-96413.html#ixzz2eFVdHodI

1 posted on 09/07/2013 3:36:02 PM PDT by RaceBannon
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To: RaceBannon

Was it SCOTT RITTER, who once told us of the WMD’s in Iraq...who then got caught in a sex scandal with underage women...who then came out as a Clinton Supporter???

Is Patreaus the new SCOTT RITTER??


2 posted on 09/07/2013 3:37:05 PM PDT by RaceBannon (Lk 16:31 And he said unto him If they hear not Moses and the prophets neither will theybe persuaded)
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To: RaceBannon
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3 posted on 09/07/2013 3:39:13 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: RaceBannon

NYET.


4 posted on 09/07/2013 3:39:43 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: RaceBannon

Screw You, David.


5 posted on 09/07/2013 3:40:06 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RaceBannon
Is Patreaus the new SCOTT RITTER??

Apparently the "General Betray Us" crowd had inside information.

6 posted on 09/07/2013 3:40:25 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: RaceBannon

I don’t know but I think Americans are pretty much done with war for a while and its especially true of wars that have no point.


7 posted on 09/07/2013 3:40:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: RaceBannon

Let him go. He’s just making his payback for all the free sex Obastard scored for him.


8 posted on 09/07/2013 3:40:56 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Uncle Miltie: Obama poisoned race relations for a generation. Everything is racial now.)
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To: RaceBannon

Fixing to be a real betray-us, huh?


9 posted on 09/07/2013 3:41:27 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: RaceBannon

You beat me to it.

This does not look good at all. Any guy with military savvy would avoid Syria like the plague, IMO, unless...


10 posted on 09/07/2013 3:41:51 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: RaceBannon

Betrayus was caught lying for Obama about Benghazi.
He has been disgraced not only for his lying, but for his young squeeze
on the side.
His opinion carries no weight with me.


11 posted on 09/07/2013 3:43:15 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Stop Worrying And Just Learn To Love The Bomb!)
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To: RaceBannon

Ya think they’re all compromised? Seems to be a lot of agreement on that?


12 posted on 09/07/2013 3:43:24 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: dfwgator

I just saw “White House Down” movie—a real joke in light of what’s happening—Radial right wingers try to kill thge president to stop him from making peace in the Middle East—now the truth is Obama wants war! the movie was a fantasy Obama—a Peace-prise obama that doesn’t exist (if it ever did) and evil Republicans want war in the Middle East—now the right want peace and the president wants war—what a reversal—what Irony. Obama is so out of it.


13 posted on 09/07/2013 3:44:00 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: RaceBannon
"Retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus"

Shouldn't he just stay retired?

14 posted on 09/07/2013 3:44:02 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: RaceBannon

He’s “all in”.

He’s compromised.

He’s “old school”.

He’s embarrassing.

He’s now a tool.


15 posted on 09/07/2013 3:45:13 PM PDT by OwenKellogg (Fundamental transformation is really starting to suck.)
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To: RaceBannon

I don’t usually swear but,
FUGP!


16 posted on 09/07/2013 3:45:43 PM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Yep! They are all, to one degree or another, compromised.


17 posted on 09/07/2013 3:45:48 PM PDT by sport
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To: RaceBannon
Do these people think those thousands of muzlim, Russian, Iranian, and Chinese ship to ship missiles, ground to ship missiles, ground to air missiles and ground to ground missiles are going to sit there idle while our military takes outs targets in front of Syria's allies??? Does Obama and Petraeus think they are bluffing???
18 posted on 09/07/2013 3:45:58 PM PDT by Iscool
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To: Paladin2

19 posted on 09/07/2013 3:46:42 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: RaceBannon

Obama must have kept the pictures of Petraeus.


20 posted on 09/07/2013 3:47:35 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: RaceBannon
I think General Petraeus is wrong.

Obams's only salvation is WAR!

Given the economic problems resulting from printing trillions of dollars to waste in "saving" the American economy, the only answer is - sorry to say - WAR.

Obams will go down in history as a modern day Nero.

21 posted on 09/07/2013 3:48:40 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: RaceBannon

Gen. “Betray Us” sold his soul for a bowl of federal pottage years ago.


22 posted on 09/07/2013 3:49:52 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: RaceBannon

Petraeus has been in play since Bosnia, but not many have understood his role, his allegiance, or his master.

You are about to get a lesson.


23 posted on 09/07/2013 3:50:22 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of the Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: Iscool
Does Obama and Petraeus think they are bluffing???

I've been pondering that myself. I'm not absolutely certain either way, but the "noble" Al Qaeda "rebels" are most definitely unworthy of rolling the dice on their response. WHY? The choice is clear and it's NOT to act.

24 posted on 09/07/2013 3:51:02 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Hardraade
Petraeus has been in play since Bosnia

Another war we fought on behalf of the Saudis.

25 posted on 09/07/2013 3:51:08 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RaceBannon

Betrayus


26 posted on 09/07/2013 3:51:34 PM PDT by Arthurio
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

You should watch “Olympus Has Fallen”, a much better movie and much more entertaining.


27 posted on 09/07/2013 3:54:11 PM PDT by techetiger
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To: RaceBannon

It is sad if it turns out there are elements within the Kenyan’s administration, Feds at large, others, CFR, Int. Banks, whatever, that are holding him hostage to use as it pleases them.


28 posted on 09/07/2013 3:54:30 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

We’ve got a lot of ranking people who stand to make a lot of money off war and nation building.


29 posted on 09/07/2013 3:55:52 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: RaceBannon

General Petraeus is so compromised I’d not be surprised seeing him wearing a dress flaking for LGBT military marriages.


30 posted on 09/07/2013 3:59:07 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (The Presidency is broken.)
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To: cripplecreek

“We’ve got a lot of ranking people who stand to make a lot of money off war and nation building.”

IMO, they would be the ones with American blood dripping off their hands. May God deal with them when the time comes. Meanwhile, we have human waste occupying DC, comments? Feel like you’re living in 1934 Germany yet?


31 posted on 09/07/2013 4:00:02 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Ya think they’re all compromised? Seems to be a lot of agreement on that?

I seriesly held out for Petreus as long as I could only because of his rank and service. I'm over it now.

32 posted on 09/07/2013 4:03:45 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: dfwgator

Etc tu, Betray-Us?


33 posted on 09/07/2013 4:06:26 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: Paladin2

Well that chick is hot. Look at his wife. And everyone can see why.


34 posted on 09/07/2013 4:07:35 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: PistolPaknMama

We the People need no advise from anyone considered great or small.

Because we ARE THE PEOPLE.

And we have said NO


35 posted on 09/07/2013 4:07:49 PM PDT by KittenClaws ( You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: dfwgator

He chose his Master in Haiti.

Now you know who it is.


36 posted on 09/07/2013 4:15:27 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of the Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: RaceBannon

Bingo. To the extent Petraeus was compromised. He quickly went on to his own seminar at this years Bilderberger meeting,
subject: counterinsurgency.


37 posted on 09/07/2013 4:31:01 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: MinorityRepublican

I don’t fault Mrs. P for the looks she was born with, but based on the pictures of her that I’ve seen she seems to make no attempt to make even modest cosmetic enhancements. I don’t get that.


38 posted on 09/07/2013 4:32:19 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: RaceBannon

Bottom line here is that Petraeus is in the know about Benghazi... and Benghazi means US arming al-qaeda “moderate” muslims through Turkey into Syria. No mystery there at all.
But the real question... were any Saudi chem weapons in that shipment? Sent by Prince Bandar to Turkey for crossing the border to Syria.


39 posted on 09/07/2013 4:33:07 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Paladin2

Athletic skank. Such a waste of US funds at the Point.


40 posted on 09/07/2013 4:33:47 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: OwenKellogg

He’s a Bilderberger... right after his “retirement” Big seminar at their meeting.

Bigger agendas than US sovereignty. The new world Army of blue helmets and investment bankers.


41 posted on 09/07/2013 4:35:41 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

If you have not read it... read “In the Garden of the Beasts”
by Nick Larson. It is riveting.. the inside story of Hitler’s circle in their earlier days of taking power.
Good analogy to obamaumao... the intelligentsia’s “black” put up jobber.

Story of FDR’s first ambassador to Germany in 1934. Appalling who was running Germany, and yes this is quite similar. The only thing missing domestically is the brownshirts, arguably possibly the dhs seizing people arms... and even video film makers who are Coptic Christians (the Benghazi “video” maker that caused the death of our ambassador— NOT).


42 posted on 09/07/2013 4:39:36 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: John S Mosby

I do recall the Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant who gave me my briefing when I got my first security clearance - “MICE: money, ideology, compromise, ego.” Only question for the General is which one(s) now?


43 posted on 09/07/2013 4:41:17 PM PDT by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: RKV

He;s PROBABLY getting paid by the SUDIS or someone HUGE to be doing this. GO AWAY!!!


44 posted on 09/07/2013 4:50:01 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: RKV

Ideology apparently was settled right after graduation from the Point...to himself be true.

Compromise and ego given up with the scandal and resultant blown leadership chances.

So.... it’s money obviously.


45 posted on 09/07/2013 4:52:53 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: MinorityRepublican

She was there on the jogging runs with him, and after... just like an easy chair. Wrong—headed thinking at a perfect pre-menopausal male age. Ego and fluff... puff.


46 posted on 09/07/2013 4:55:17 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: RaceBannon

I cannot trust this man on any subject.

I fear he is one of two things: under duress, or a liberal.


47 posted on 09/07/2013 5:00:05 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: RaceBannon

Hate to admit my backing of Bush if he backed this loser.


48 posted on 09/07/2013 5:08:59 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Ya think they’re all compromised? Seems to be a lot of agreement on that?


Yeah, I think so too...starting with Roberts and Bohner, etc.


49 posted on 09/07/2013 5:13:42 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: RaceBannon

Patraeus is still an idiot.


50 posted on 09/07/2013 5:17:46 PM PDT by peanu
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