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CNN: PETRAEUS TO TESTIFY HE KNEW LIBYA WAS TERRORISM 'ALMOST IMMEDIATELY'
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Posted on 11/15/2012 4:29:22 PM PST by hole_n_one

Just a few minutes ago on CNN, Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr reported that a high-placed source informed her that former CIA Chief David Petraeus will use his upcoming testimony to amend his previous testimony. According to this source, Petraeus will tell the closed door congressional hearing that he knew "almost immediately" that the September 11 anniversary attack on our Libyan consulate was a terrorist attack committed by the al-Qaeda-linked militia Ansar Al Sharia.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 20120911; alqaeda; ansaralsharia; benghazi; blackmail; coverup; geraldogate; obama; perjury; petraeus; petraeustestimony
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To: madison10

Kind of wondered that myself.


351 posted on 11/16/2012 12:53:24 AM PST by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: madison10; Toespi; fudimo

Yes, sort of. But I’m trying not to get my hopes up.

Here are some possibilities I’ve considered:

1. Affair is not real. Emails and other evidence faked to see who took the bait. Holly may or may not know the truth. Bait would uncover who is looking where they don’t belong and who is willing to use it as blackmail.

2. Affair is real and is a side issue. Petraeus was being blackmailed by the WH all along. He was watching 0bama and his minions and puppeteers and waiting until he had enough evidence and the time was right to pounce. In order to shine the light on the corruption and treason in the WH, he had to admit the affair in order to remove it as a threat.

In either case 1 or 2, blackmail would be just one more sordid charge on top of all the rest out of the WH.

If the WH thought they could hold the affair over Petraeus’s head, they may have gotten a little careless and overreached.

3. Petraeus is just another opportunist who loved the power and the money and the fame and glory. He got caught with his pants down and now his world is crashing down and he is trying to salvage what he can.

I pray that either 1 or 2 is true, and not 3.

Consider for a moment the power Petraeus has had as CIA director. Do you suppose he might have used some of that power to satisfy his curiosity about the President? I would have! Under the guise of quashing rumors and leaks, he could have been asking questions in Kenya, Indonesia, or wherever the trail led. (Not saying he was born in Kenya, but not convinced it was Hawaii either. BC is bogus.) The CIA isn’t allowed to do much on US soil, but there are plenty of places in the world where Zippy has left footprints.


352 posted on 11/16/2012 1:01:32 AM PST by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: newnhdad

Well, the dude is a whore and a liar.

He definitely isn’t helping an already muddled series of events.


353 posted on 11/16/2012 1:17:10 AM PST by turn_to
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To: hole_n_one

LOL


354 posted on 11/16/2012 1:58:57 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Marine_Uncle
Posting this for others cause am betting you know this.

screwed the pooch

term originated from Navy of 1800s. Tom Wolfe popularized.

355 posted on 11/16/2012 2:31:39 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Godzilla
I certainly hope he does step forward and tell the truth; however I am not getting my hopes high on what the end result of ANY testimony will be. The fact of the matter is this WH absolutely controls the press. Second, half of this country doesn't care what Obama does...he could do anything at all and any criticism will be perceived as racism, politics, etc. With the help of the aforementioned of course. I mean they actively helped this administration orchestrate a cover-up!

I have to believe the WH tried to blackmail the general into favorable testimony, and it was his fault for putting himself in that position; however once he indicated he would give accurate testimony they went into phase II which is making him out to be such a D-bag that NOTHING he says under oath will be taken seriously or will eclipse the “sex scandal” itself. Information is already coming out about classified material being found at his mistress’s house. At the end of the day the press will have him painted as the real security risk and orchestrator of a cover-up of his own.

356 posted on 11/16/2012 2:34:42 AM PST by NImerc
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To: NImerc
or an orca could decide to have a meal. Will wait and see.
357 posted on 11/16/2012 2:41:15 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: BlessingsofLiberty

Follow the money....See what you can find out about a safe being taken the night of the attacks.


358 posted on 11/16/2012 3:13:55 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: penelopesire; maggief; thouworm

Any other ties to the WH? Who in the WH did she see? Is her name on entry list etc?


359 posted on 11/16/2012 3:19:30 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks hole_n_one. This is Zero’s *real* nightmare.


360 posted on 11/16/2012 3:23:56 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Thanks for the info. They’re working very hard to trash her reputation and make her sound like a flake, although that would be a little difficult because she has a fairly solid record of achievement. It was easy to make somebody like that “film maker” go away, because he had a long history of bizarre behavior and they were quickly able to demonize him and move him away to some place where nobody could ask him any questions (such as who put him up to the project in the first place).

Broadwell probably knows something, and if she’s lucky, all she’ll get to silence her is jail. I think she’s being very prudent by staying out of reach at the moment.


361 posted on 11/16/2012 3:39:29 AM PST by livius
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To: hole_n_one

How about this for Making sense of this dog and Pony show?
Kudos to Greta Van Sustern on her show last Night . Greta is not known as a Conservative and she is the only Host I Have seen on TV ask the Question of What was the CIA doing In Benghazi? Were they Running Guns to the Syrian Rebels?
She asked this of the supposed Right wing attack dog Dana Rohrbacher Representative from Californis,Yeah the same one who yesterday called Obama a Liar about this Coverup. But even Mr. Attack dog ran for the tall Hills when Greta asked that one.
Folks this dog and Pony Show we are Watching is a Massive Coverup,and BOTH sides Know what Happened and NO one wants to go there. The public is so used to being led by the ring in their Nose they cant even awake from their Stupor and their Brainwashers and think Critically and ask that same question that Greta asked and she has been grappling with for some time,Why would people make up such stupidity about a Video,What was Stephens and the CIA doing in the hot Bed of Alqueda,Benghazi? Greta hit it,They were running Guns to the Syrian rebels,Alqueda Jihadists. That is the rosetta Stone here folks all this why did No One Help,Blah Blah Blah,
Why are we arming the Jihadists that are trying to Destroy us? Because Obama wants to Help in creating the Caliphate for the Muslim Brotherhood. He would love to keep talking about the sex scandal with Petraeus,or his poor UN ambassador Susan Rice. Wake up folks


362 posted on 11/16/2012 3:52:36 AM PST by ballplayer
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To: RummyChick

“I didnt think this would happen.I thought he would be worried about his wife’s job and his pension.”

Big Media seemed to start calling him MR. Petraeus yesterday, already drummed him out of the service for their messiah.


363 posted on 11/16/2012 3:56:38 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: hole_n_one

Patreus will harmonize: ‘It was opportunistic terrorism. It may have been planned but the attack it was spontaneously launched once the “protest” started. That was the collective assessment of the agency anyway. My initial thought was terrorism, and I was correct. However, for a time, we honestly, reasonably, but mistakenly believed it was spontaneous or opportunistic terrorism.’

Something like that.


364 posted on 11/16/2012 4:44:42 AM PST by Rumierules
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To: maggief; MestaMachine

Woke up to “Petraeus watch” om FOX. He is due any minute on the Hill.


365 posted on 11/16/2012 4:44:42 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: tcrlaf
the dying truth...
366 posted on 11/16/2012 4:49:27 AM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: hole_n_one

Come on now.

The Obama Admin has lots of pressure to press besides an affair. There’s the possibility of criminal charges, the loss of a very big pension if convicted, possible charges of treason if his girlfriend has classified info, further exposures of his behaviors over the decades...

Petraus is going to back Obama to save his own skin and just let the chips fall.

Since when do any of these people in high office think of anything other than themselves, power, or prestige.

The country be damned.


367 posted on 11/16/2012 5:03:45 AM PST by OpusatFR
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

Ugh! Turned on FOX and got Geraldo.

What a tool!


368 posted on 11/16/2012 5:12:31 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

“Innocent way to justify the discrepancies”
Puke.


369 posted on 11/16/2012 5:14:10 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: penelopesire; MestaMachine

Thanks for ping...amazing what happens when I’m sleeping! Off to work- no internet there:( Please ping me to ...developments :)


370 posted on 11/16/2012 5:15:26 AM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: maggief

OMG!! Geraldo just said HE coined the phrase “Benghazi-gate”
My brain slams against my skull with each and every word coming out of his mouth.


371 posted on 11/16/2012 5:16:35 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

Geraldo has know Petraeus for ten years, donchaknow.


372 posted on 11/16/2012 5:18:36 AM PST by maggief
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To: JennysCool
He’ll also feel better knowing he told the truth.

His really pissed off wife still works for the Obama Machine.

373 posted on 11/16/2012 5:19:31 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: OpusatFR
Petraus is going to back Obama to save his own skin and just let the chips fall.

Maybe he won't. As a general he has lots of buddies who are still in that can cause lots of trouble. I'm sure he's on the horn now calling in some favors. Even if they use the affair as a smoke screen they would have to listen to his buddies.

If I was looking at losing everything I'd sing like a cave canary.

374 posted on 11/16/2012 5:30:39 AM PST by USAF80
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To: Paladin2

I am sure you are correct.

Much worse.

There is only one cure to the Washington DC Disease. Total closure of many agencies.

There is a little obstacle to that. A few winning elections and a President & House with some balls.

It may come after the financial collapse the world is facing.

But again I look out my front door and this IS STILL TEXAS where I live. I am a little envious of our neighbors to the North in OK. They voted 70% for Romney and 30% fir Obozo (in 2008 not a single OK county was wont for Obozo)


375 posted on 11/16/2012 5:34:21 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: generally

Superimposing the timeline of the leftists’ attack on Petraeus years ago with the “General Betray Us” commercials with this one should clear things up.

Petraeus went from a dog to kick around by leftists, to being exalted and promoted to head of CIA by America’s chief commie traitor leftist.

Something was NEVER right with him and the leftist freaks.


376 posted on 11/16/2012 5:37:48 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: RummyChick
I didnt think this would happen.I thought he would be worried about his wife’s job and his pension.

He hasn't testified yet. We'll see what wins here.

377 posted on 11/16/2012 5:40:31 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: OpusatFR
"There’s the possibility of criminal charges, the loss of a very big pension if convicted..."

We could only hope Petraeus is half the man Terry Lakin is.

378 posted on 11/16/2012 5:42:57 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Miss Didi
If he spills the beans on Barry & Co., he would become a national hero.

Well... with 48% of the "nation," anyway. The remaining 51% would want his head on a platter for upsetting their little "free stuff" applecart.

379 posted on 11/16/2012 5:44:36 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Big Media’s already drummed him out of the service, calls him Mister, now.


380 posted on 11/16/2012 5:48:02 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Texas Songwriter
Where are the 30 people who the SEALS saved? Why have they not been interviewed?

Very good questions, both. Another question I have is... since we've heard often from Tyrone Woods' family, who and where are Chris Stevens' family members? No siblings or parents, cousins, friends.. anyone?

381 posted on 11/16/2012 5:51:08 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: livius
" if she’s lucky, all she’ll get to silence her is jail. "

If she gets sent to jail by 0 it will be unfortunately for the rest of her life.

382 posted on 11/16/2012 5:52:49 AM PST by OKSooner ("I will bless those who bless thee, and I will curse those who curse thee.")
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To: hole_n_one

I want him to testify that barry set it up for a hostage exchange with the enemy.


383 posted on 11/16/2012 5:54:24 AM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 10,000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: JennysCool
My guess is Petraeus isn’t so damaged that he can’t get a major executive job or write a book or two. He’ll do just fine even if the government cuts of his cash flow. He’ll also feel better knowing he told the truth.

If anything happens to him or his children, we'll know who's behind it.
384 posted on 11/16/2012 5:56:25 AM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: Jane Long
mitt romney broke our heart

In fairness, that deserves a qualifier... on election day, the "nation's" voters were the heartbreaker, IMO...

385 posted on 11/16/2012 5:57:17 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: rfp1234
Or, they’ll out Lindsay Graham.

Lindsay outed himself a long time ago.
386 posted on 11/16/2012 5:58:27 AM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Obamugabe will never be judged to have done anything wrong.

Except the one that matters the most. The Great White Throne of Judgement and then into the Lake of Fire for eternity. Ironic that it's called the Great White Throne. That's racist.
387 posted on 11/16/2012 6:04:28 AM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: Patton@Bastogne
he's now prepared to kick Obama's stinkin' hide back to Kenya Leavenworth Penitentiary ...

There. Fixed it (I hope).
388 posted on 11/16/2012 6:13:09 AM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: ScottinVA

So when will we know what his testimony is?


389 posted on 11/16/2012 6:15:43 AM PST by Raebie (WS)
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To: Godzilla

Chernobyl hot, I hope.


390 posted on 11/16/2012 6:18:22 AM PST by izzatzo
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To: All
Don't know how to make a link on my Kindle but there is a video on YouTube titled Barrack Obama Questions Petraeus September 2007 that tells us how he really feels about the war and Petraeus.
391 posted on 11/16/2012 6:19:06 AM PST by Aquamarine ( We all live in Benghazi now. ~ bray)
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To: Raebie

Peter King on Fox just now: I can tell you the spontaneous aspect has been minimized NOW”


392 posted on 11/16/2012 6:19:37 AM PST by Toespi
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To: Raebie

Petreaus testimony wasn’t worth a hill of beans.


393 posted on 11/16/2012 6:20:25 AM PST by dforest
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To: lodi90
"My guess is P4 never spoke to the kenyan directly about anything. That is his MO to maintain deniability. Going to be tough to pin anything on his skinny behind if he is always in the Residence watching ESPN and delegating ALL decisions to others."

For 7 hours? Not possible he did not know...

394 posted on 11/16/2012 6:20:25 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: BIGLOOK; Travis McGee; MestaMachine

Peter King would not comment on the aspect of who called for back-up and who denied cross-border support for the 41 Americans in Benghazi.

It seems to me that if Petraeus exonerated Obama, that King would come forward with that story, or the dems in the room would.

Now, if Petraeus said Obama left those Americans to die at the hands of terrorists, then that information would be handled in a very special way. It would not be leaked by the Dems, and the republicans would have to have several meetings on what to do with it.

THIS IS A CASE OF THE DOG (DEMS) NOT BARKING!


395 posted on 11/16/2012 6:22:25 AM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: BIGLOOK; Travis McGee; MestaMachine

Peter King would not comment on the aspect of who called for back-up and who denied cross-border support for the 41 Americans in Benghazi.

It seems to me that if Petraeus exonerated Obama, that King would come forward with that story, or the dems in the room would.

Now, if Petraeus said Obama left those Americans to die at the hands of terrorists, then that information would be handled in a very special way. It would not be leaked by the Dems, and the republicans would have to have several meetings on what to do with it.

THIS IS A CASE OF THE DOG (DEMS) NOT BARKING!


396 posted on 11/16/2012 6:22:25 AM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: BIGLOOK; Travis McGee; MestaMachine

Peter King would not comment on the aspect of who called for back-up and who denied cross-border support for the 41 Americans in Benghazi.

It seems to me that if Petraeus exonerated Obama, that King would come forward with that story, or the dems in the room would.

Now, if Petraeus said Obama left those Americans to die at the hands of terrorists, then that information would be handled in a very special way. It would not be leaked by the Dems, and the republicans would have to have several meetings on what to do with it.

THIS IS A CASE OF THE DOG (DEMS) NOT BARKING!


397 posted on 11/16/2012 6:22:25 AM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: dforest

BS.....he droppped da bomb....King said the CIA talkin points said al queida and terrorist attack and the WH changed the language


398 posted on 11/16/2012 6:23:28 AM PST by advertising guy (" that lie has it's own sleep number " David Feherty PGA Championship 2012)
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To: GeronL
Exactly. Absolutely nothing will happen. In fact, people who are fired or resign will be shuffled around and get perked up.
399 posted on 11/16/2012 6:24:57 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: Jim Robinson

If Petraeus does not use those words, nothing will happen. It will all be buried in mountains of mealy mouth mish mash.


400 posted on 11/16/2012 6:28:49 AM PST by ecomcon
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