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A Message From Beyond: My Wife's Lover (Prataeus???)
NYT ^ | 7-13-12

Posted on 11/10/2012 10:55:21 AM PST by Arthurio

Edited on 11/10/2012 11:34:57 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]


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1 posted on 11/10/2012 10:55:23 AM PST by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

Who is Prataeus?


2 posted on 11/10/2012 10:58:02 AM PST by Kaslin ( One Big Ass Mistake America (Make that Two))
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To: Arthurio

More misdirection from NYT.


3 posted on 11/10/2012 10:59:33 AM PST by tshaun
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To: Kaslin

He was in the military or something


4 posted on 11/10/2012 10:59:59 AM PST by dirtymac
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To: Kaslin

He founded Pretoria, South Africa.


5 posted on 11/10/2012 11:01:42 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring
And how often, on a bright autumnal day
the proud people of Pretoria say:
"Come! Let us hunt the- "
and no more is heard
but strong men, struggling with a word.
Meanwhile, the gnu,
with grateful eyes
observes his opportunity
and flies.

6 posted on 11/10/2012 11:06:46 AM PST by golux
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To: Arthurio

This is hugh!


7 posted on 11/10/2012 11:07:14 AM PST by TXBlair (What the crap is wrong with you, America???)
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To: Kaslin
He is believed to have written Satyricon.
8 posted on 11/10/2012 11:09:14 AM PST by golux
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To: dirtymac

I was being sarcastic.


9 posted on 11/10/2012 11:09:40 AM PST by Kaslin ( One Big Ass Mistake America (Make that Two))
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To: Kaslin

A Roman general?


10 posted on 11/10/2012 11:11:37 AM PST by rabidralph
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To: Arthurio
It is from the Agency outing p4

11 posted on 11/10/2012 11:12:11 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: Arthurio

Wow, interesting! I wouldn’t be surprised.


12 posted on 11/10/2012 11:14:41 AM PST by Abigail Adams
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To: Arthurio

What kind of man meets with his wife’s lover and then describes him as Gracious, and also accepts his generosity.

This guy must be a fag.


13 posted on 11/10/2012 11:15:00 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

No wonder his wife went looking for a man.


14 posted on 11/10/2012 11:15:51 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Ezekiel
Don't miss

Clip:

The fact that you’re willing to accept your wife’s infidelity for some greater political good is beyond honorable. In fact, it’s so over-the-top honorable that I’m not sure I believe your motives are real. Part of me wonders why you’re even posing this question, particularly in a column that is printed in The New York Times.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/magazine/a-message-from-beyond.html?_r=0

Oy!

15 posted on 11/10/2012 11:16:35 AM PST by Jeremiah Jr (Chi ha-Olamim)
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To: Kaslin

Roman Gladiator/Skirtchaser


16 posted on 11/10/2012 11:21:15 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Arthurio
I have also benefited from his generosity

Is this guy selling his wife?

17 posted on 11/10/2012 11:34:01 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Arthurio
First of all...writing to the NY Slimes for advice on ethics? Yikes! It's certainly possible that this is the big enchilada and if,by chance,that's correct this letter is very probably part of the coverup scheme.
18 posted on 11/10/2012 11:38:09 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Interesting.

Kinda like a cheezy video.


19 posted on 11/10/2012 12:59:00 PM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: Arthurio

“I have also benefited from his generosity..”

Pretty much says it all, doesn’t it?

Sometimes it pays off to run in the right circles.


20 posted on 11/10/2012 1:25:17 PM PST by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: Arthurio
Gotta love this. Here's the closing statement from the NYTs.

I halfway suspect you’re writing this letter because you want specific people to read this column and deduce who is involved and what’s really going on behind closed doors (without actually addressing the conflict in person). That’s not ethical, either.

So the NYTs publishes it.

21 posted on 11/10/2012 1:52:49 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Gay State Conservative
First of all...writing to the NY Slimes for advice on ethics?

Like asking Ted Bundy how to deal with a guilty conscience.

22 posted on 11/10/2012 1:54:25 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Arthurio; All

THE LOVER

A housewife receives her lover during the day while her husband is at work.
Without her knowing, her 9 year old son is hiding in the closet.
Unexpectedly, her husband comes home and she hides her lover in the closet.
The boy now has company and produces the following dialogue:

Child: “It’s dark”
Lover: “Yes it is”
Child: “I have a tube of tennis balls”
Lover: “How nice”
Child: “Do you want to buy?”
Lover: “No thanks”
Child: “My dad is out there”
Lover: “OK, how much do you want?”
Child: “250 Dollars”

Weeks later the same thing happens, and the child is in the closet again with lover

Child: “It’s dark”
Lover: “Yes it is”
Child: “I have a tennis racket”
Lover: “What do you want?”
Child: “750 Dollars”
Lover: “No way boy”
Child: “My dad is out there, pay me or I will cry.”
Lover: “OK! But stay quiet!”

Days later, the father tells the child:

Father: “Grab your racquet and balls, we’re going to play tennis.”
Child: “I can not Dad. I sold them.”
Father: “But How? How much?”
Child: “1000 Dollars”
Father: “That’s terrible, you should not overcharge your friends. That’s more than what these things are worth. I’ll take you to the church for you to confess. Go to the church and tell the priest what happened.”

The father sends the child to the confessional and closes the door.

Child: “It’s dark”
Priest: “Do not start you little b*st*rd”


23 posted on 11/10/2012 1:54:43 PM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
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To: TigersEye

Did Obama use the NYT to blackmail Petreaus, and to let other people know about it?


24 posted on 11/10/2012 2:24:48 PM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: BlessingsofLiberty
Sometimes it pays off to run in the right circles.

Of course, even if you run in the right circles, you're still running in circles.

cf. Lily Tomlin: "Even if you win the rat race, you're still a rat."

25 posted on 11/10/2012 2:31:29 PM PST by Erasmus (Zwischen des Teufels und des tiefen, blauen Meers)
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To: reagandemocrat

By writing an anonymous letter to the NYTs in July? I kind of doubt that.


26 posted on 11/10/2012 2:37:40 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Erasmus

LOL...well said!!


27 posted on 11/10/2012 3:08:28 PM PST by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: Kaslin

so was I


28 posted on 11/10/2012 3:34:38 PM PST by dirtymac
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To: Kaslin
Who is Prataeus?

He was a Roman Gladiator, but was slain by the unconquerable Testicles.

29 posted on 11/10/2012 3:36:49 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: TigersEye

Maybe a shot across the bow stand down on what’s about to happen in Benghazi?

Maybe to dispel any notion of running as Romney’s vp?

It was a message for someone.


30 posted on 11/10/2012 3:42:05 PM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: Jeremiah Jr; Yehuda
Petraeus

See also petraeus

Dutch

Wikipedia has an article on:
David Petraeus

Etymology

From Latin petraeus (“growing with rocks”).

Proper noun

Petraeus
1.A surname.
Strong's Greek:

4073 petra {pet'-ra}

from the same as 4074; TDNT - 6:95,834; n f

AV - rock 16; 16

1) a rock, cliff or ledge
1a) a projecting rock, crag, rocky ground
1b) a rock, a large stone
1c) metaph. a man like a rock, by reason of his firmness and strength of soul

Jeremiah 3

6 The LORD said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen that which backsliding Israel hath done? she is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot.
7 And I said after she had done all these things, Turn thou unto me. But she returned not. And her treacherous sister Judah saw it.
8 And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.
9 And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks.

An adulteress named Broadwell no less. You really can't make this stuff up.

31 posted on 11/10/2012 10:50:42 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Arthurio
FWIW, The Slimes have denied that NAME WITHHELD is Dr. Broadwell.


32 posted on 11/10/2012 11:12:03 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody; Ezekiel

33 posted on 11/10/2012 11:17:23 PM PST by Yehuda (http://jewpoint.blogspot.com)
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To: Yehuda
I don't think so.

The Plame thing was political intrigue. The current affair is hormonal / psychological. Political intrigue entered in only as a result of its discovery.

34 posted on 11/10/2012 11:27:58 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: Kaslin
Who is Prataeus?

The Greek God of War?

35 posted on 11/11/2012 12:10:08 AM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: Ezekiel
You really can't make this stuff up.>>>

Here's another interesting story, er name, er...Athaliah

II Chronicles 23

11 Jehoiada and his sons brought out the king’s son and put the crown on him; they presented him with a copy of the covenant and proclaimed him king. They anointed him and shouted, “Long live the king!”

12 When Athaliah heard the noise of the people running and cheering the king, she went to them at the temple of the Lord. 13 She looked, and there was the king, standing by his pillar at the entrance. The officers and the trumpeters were beside the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets, and musicians with their instruments were leading the praises. Then Athaliah tore her robes and shouted, “Treason! Treason!”

14 Jehoiada the priest sent out the commanders of units of a hundred, who were in charge of the troops, and said to them: “Bring her out between the ranks and put to the sword anyone who follows her.” For the priest had said, “Do not put her to death at the temple of the Lord.” 15 So they seized her as she reached the entrance of the Horse Gate on the palace grounds, and there they put her to death.

16 Jehoiada then made a covenant that he, the people and the king would be the Lord’s people. 17 All the people went to the temple of Baal and tore it down. They smashed the altars and idols and killed Mattan the priest of Baal in front of the altars.

Athaliah = "afflicted of the Lord"
Treason! 1) conspiracy, treason, (unlawful) alliance)
Horse Gate, horse stables

I'll say... history repeats...

36 posted on 11/11/2012 5:56:32 PM PST by Jeremiah Jr (Chi ha-Olamim)
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To: Yehuda; Jeremiah Jr

Is that the husband? I shouldn’t laugh, but he seems pretty far down the.. alphabet.


37 posted on 11/14/2012 4:19:25 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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