Skip to comments.The U.S. Govt. vs. Gen. David Petraeus (Sharyl Attkisson)
Posted on 01/12/2015 5:42:22 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee
The New York Times reports federal prosecutors are recommending felony charges against former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus for allegedly providing classified information to a civilian author and journalist with whom he allegedly had an affair.
Meanwhile, another controversy is waiting to boil over within the Obama administration: a sex scandal involving the CIAs Petraeus. The timing isintriguing. Only after the Benghazi attacks, as Petraeuss loyalty to the administration falls into question, does everything turn sour for the spy chief.
In the immediate aftermath of the Benghazi attacks, Petraeus first draws ire from some administration colleagues for not reading from the Carney-Obama-Clinton-Rice book of fiction. While theyre pushing the spontaneous protest narrative, hes disclosing full information on the suspected al-Qaeda links, to House Intelligence Committee members at a classified briefing, according to those present. Then the talking points his agency approves for public dissemination on September 14 say that the CIA provided warnings on September 10 that the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, could come under attack and that Benghazi was in a precarious state. Clintons state department sees the inclusion of that damning information in the CIAs original proposed talking points as a knee-jerk cover-your-ass moment on Petraeuss part. One official later tells me, We thought, Why are you guys [Petraeuss CIA] throwing us under the bus? . . . They made it seem like the State Department was given a warning they ignored. [But] no specific warning was given.
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Lay down with dogs, wakeup with fleas.
If this is the case, it is time for Petraeus to patriot-up. Come forward with what he knows.
Of course. Hope he has good security. And backup copies.
Wonder if Monica ever saw anything classified...
I wonder if I should be thinking General George S. Patton in this.
If Patraeus got just 5% of media support that Valerie Palme did, he’d be in good shape.
Classic case of the set-up via ‘honey trap’. Check Paula Broadwell’s bank accounts or perhaps she was paid in cash.
She may be right about that, but he made the bed they exposed him lying in, and that was about as boneheaded as you can get. He’s an experienced professional with top security clearance and holds a position of trust the most elite military leadership ranks, yet acts like a horny teenager.
If the Petraeus thing goes well zer0 and holder will indict Bush and Cheney for war crimes just like their Eurotrash Marxist overlords want.
Just finished reading her book.
It’s a heavy and disturbing read.
The general will look after his own self.
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Amazon link to Sharyl's latest book.
I don’t really see anything NEW in this article... But, Sharyl has great way of keeping the story alive.
We ALL knew, when it happened.. what went down. Most news reporters today just “let it go”. She keeps dogging it, until ALL the details are known.
She’s proving, what we all already know to be true.
That might not SEEM to be important, but... it is.
She is a National Treasure.
Lay down with Muslims, wake up with your throat and your children’s throats cut.
Wonder if WH used the NSA to tap into Petraeus’s email and phones - ditto all the other military leaders they have canned.
What’s really going on with General Petraeus?
Petraeus has been raking it in on several do-nothing Warbucks Inc corporate boards. If he had any honor, he would have already done a Colonel Hackworth on the Sunday morning news circuit.
Yes, hes being punished, but the take-away is the unhappy tippy-canoe of the status quo understanding is being tipped over and there will be more to come.
He should have written his book about his betrayal by Team Obama, Deputy DCIA Mike Morrel (now at CBS as a consultant) and all of the rest. He knows what happened at Benghazi, and it saddens me that hes just been satisfied to rake in millions in do-nothing board directorships.
His honor is 100% at stake, if he has any left.
A 4-star is the same exact rank as Obamas good friend Chris Stevens.
And now Petraeuss back-stabbing ex-deputy is a CBS new consultant, Mike Morell. Who a year ago lied one way to congress, and a year later lied 180* the other way, and said, What you going to do about it, punk? and they did nothing. He was the CIA collaborator on changing the talking points, behind Petraeus back. And probably was involved in the timing of the Paula Broadwell blow-up, which until then had been kept in the drawer and used for blackmail.
But blackmail also has a timed detonation use, keep in mind.
If he had any honor, since he knows the entire truth of Benghazi, he would have done a Hackworth already, never mind selling the book deal first.
Instead, hes been raking in millions on Warbucks Inc boards, which is the establishments way of paying him off to keep his trap shut.
That was the unsteady arrangement, me thinks. Now, Holder/Obama is launching a frontal assault. In South America, this is usually a pre-emptive strike, where the dissident politician is accused of embezzling funds and sending them to a Swiss account. This usually happens in Buenos Aires or Caracas about one week before the dissident announces his candidacy.
So Im guessing they found out Petraeus was writing a tell-all, and are trying to burn him down first.
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