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Now in Story Development: Petraeus Ran Rogue Operation in Libya.
Vanity | 11/13/2012 | Kenny Bunk

Posted on 11/13/2012 12:42:12 PM PST by Kenny Bunk

As the thoroughly unbelievable saga spins its merry way across the MSM, IMHO the stage may be being set by the administration for a thoroughly implausible case for "plausible deniability" for Obama.

I predict that Petraeus will be accused of running a rogue CIA operation in Libya about which the President, as carefully explained by dementia patient Joe Biden, knew nothing.

Interesting clues: Broadwell's co-author on the bio is a WaPo reporter. Says "he had no clue..." What he probably does have is WH connections. The Tampa "socialite" Broadwell allegedly harrassed turns out to be absolutely dead broke and living in a foreclosed McMansion. Just who the hell is Broadwell, BTW?

The truth? The POTUS doubtless saw the Benghazi Massacre unfolding live in the situation room and went to bed instead of into action. An A-10 flight could have been on scene in under an hour from Sigonella AF Base in Sicily. An armed drone was already on the scene.

Petraeus' story would make u-no-hoo look very bad. He had to go. The admin had this year-old-affair in the bag and ready to go when needed.

Questions:
Where did the Youtube Documentary Story come from?
Who ordered the resue team to "stand down?"
Is it possible that the guy who knew "nothing" was Petraeus?


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KEYWORDS: benghazi; bobwoodward; coup; lies; setup; terror; vanity
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1 posted on 11/13/2012 12:42:18 PM PST by Kenny Bunk
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To: Kenny Bunk

No furking way Petraeus could have started that. He wasn’t there long enough. But they certainly could try to pin it on him.


2 posted on 11/13/2012 12:47:31 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: Kenny Bunk

The question is can the White House order Petraeus not to testify on the grounds of national security? If yes, could he still be forced to testify in a closed session of the House Intelligence Committee? And if he does testify in this manner, will the true story just be buried by cowardly House Republicans?


3 posted on 11/13/2012 12:47:51 PM PST by littleharbour
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To: Kenny Bunk

Curiouser and curiouser. Stock up on popcorn (and other food items, and ammo).


4 posted on 11/13/2012 12:48:31 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Kenny Bunk

People need to be very careful about any reporting on this story that comes from NY TIMES, AP, CBS, ABC, CNN or anyone in Chicago.
There are no reliable journalists to investigate and report the facts. Only propaganda apparatus. Maybe Fox News. But they have BOR and Dick Morris and karl Rove on their channel.
we are screwed.


5 posted on 11/13/2012 12:49:51 PM PST by DOGHEAD
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To: Kenny Bunk

I think this is possible.

The MSM tried to hush all mention of Benghazi prior to the election. Now we’re getting wall-to-wall coverage of the affair. Very curious.


6 posted on 11/13/2012 12:50:53 PM PST by kidd
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To: Kenny Bunk
"Now in story development---"

Do you have a link or is this just a personal prediction?

7 posted on 11/13/2012 12:55:12 PM PST by two23
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To: littleharbour

The answer is no to that. If it is deemed a security risk they can do it behind closed doors, although I doubt the GOP led house would allow that.


8 posted on 11/13/2012 12:55:15 PM PST by aft_lizard
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To: Kenny Bunk
Deadly Attack in Libya Was Major Blow to C.I.A. Efforts

Here is the deal. Gaddafi had WMDs we didn't know about and after the war started, we lost track of them. Now we have Libyan Al Qaeda fighting in Syria.

There is also a theory out there that we were sending chem weapons from Libya to Turkey to be used against the extreme elements in the Syrian rebellion in order to blame Assad for the attack to justify Western intervention.

9 posted on 11/13/2012 12:56:04 PM PST by Pete
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To: SoldierDad

10 posted on 11/13/2012 12:57:45 PM PST by JediJones (Newt Gingrich warned us that the "King of Bain" was unelectable. Did you listen?)
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To: Kenny Bunk

I predict a blockbuster movie in the making. Sex, spies, intrigue, double agents, double crosses, blackmail, sex crazed, power crazed generals, war, terrorism, death, blood, guts, gore, treason, power crazed presidents, impeachment, rebellion, villains, heroes. It’s all there.


11 posted on 11/13/2012 12:58:03 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Kenny Bunk

Go higher in the chain. Try Clapper in the White House.


12 posted on 11/13/2012 12:58:12 PM PST by petitfour
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To: Kenny Bunk

THA DIVERSE PREZ:

“Bush did it..!” —> “Petraeus did it...!”

Change? Sure..! Just change ONE WORD..!


13 posted on 11/13/2012 1:01:11 PM PST by gaijin
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To: petitfour

A steamy tale of sex and adultery that leads to someone named Clapper....now THAT’S funny!


14 posted on 11/13/2012 1:01:18 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Jim Robinson

LOL I think you hit on something there, Jim!

That would get me in a movie theater.


15 posted on 11/13/2012 1:04:00 PM PST by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead-->MSM/Dems/GOP-e -- LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!)
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To: Kenny Bunk

I believe that Petreus was going to talk about what he found going on when he was given the CIA post... and some others may be trying to come to his defense, and they’re being systematically destroyed.


16 posted on 11/13/2012 1:04:59 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Kenny Bunk
Something to e-mail to every talking head, every Senator and every House rep.

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Fact One:

1) Only the POTUS can authorize a CBA (cross border authority) command for a rescue mission in a foreign nation.

Plus Fact Two:

2) No rescue mission was attempted.

Equals Fact Three:

3) 0bama turned his back on 41 State Dept. and CIA employees refusing to issue a CBA command and went to bed so he could go to Las Vegas the next day.

17 posted on 11/13/2012 1:06:13 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: DOGHEAD

“People need to be very careful about any reporting on this story that comes from NY TIMES, AP, CBS, ABC, CNN or anyone in Chicago.
There are no reliable journalists to investigate and report the facts. Only propaganda apparatus.”

Yes. Nothing can be believed.

They conflate and completely make things up like the youtube video story.


18 posted on 11/13/2012 1:06:13 PM PST by ifinnegan
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To: rfp1234

Please see posts #s 13 and 14.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2957872/posts

I think this is going to unravel quickly. If Petraeus is the man he appears to be, we’ll hear the truth. Gun running to the Syrian Rebels or whatever? It will come out.

The main question I want to know is:

Did Obama fail to send aid to Benghazi when the raid developed and our men asked for help? And if so, why? The man in the WH is a coward. There is no way he will send brave men and women into battle if there is a risk of failure. Keep in mind that he didn’t even order the killing of the Pirates and had his people on the way to stop the confrontation.


19 posted on 11/13/2012 1:06:34 PM PST by nikos1121
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To: Buckeye McFrog

LOL

All talk of the clap aside, Clapper is the one who told Petraeus he should resign. You know, there has never been a CIA director who had an affair or even multiple affairs. /s


20 posted on 11/13/2012 1:06:51 PM PST by petitfour
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To: Jim Robinson

I’ll settle for just the impeachment part.


21 posted on 11/13/2012 1:07:29 PM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: Syncro

You can’t make this stuff up... and make it sound so real.


22 posted on 11/13/2012 1:07:56 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Kenny Bunk

this is all a smokescreen designed to make Patreaus’s testimony on Libya appear biased, IMO.


23 posted on 11/13/2012 1:10:46 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

24 posted on 11/13/2012 1:11:01 PM PST by JediJones (Newt Gingrich warned us that the "King of Bain" was unelectable. Did you listen?)
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To: Kenny Bunk

Implausibly plausible.


25 posted on 11/13/2012 1:11:01 PM PST by miserare
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To: Kenny Bunk

First the Chicago goons will destroy the General’s credibility with the juicy sex tales then no matter what he says, the black mafia will simply pull a Saul Alinsky and deflect any facts as just the words of a discredited man.


26 posted on 11/13/2012 1:11:15 PM PST by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: nikos1121
Did Obama fail to send aid to Benghazi when the raid developed and our men asked for help?

There is no question about that. See post #17.

27 posted on 11/13/2012 1:11:40 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: nikos1121

nobama is the CIC - Corrupt Incompetent Coward!!!!!


28 posted on 11/13/2012 1:11:40 PM PST by ldish (Give me Freedom and Liberty or let's kick some a**!)
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To: Army Air Corps

Bookmark


29 posted on 11/13/2012 1:16:13 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

Bookmark


30 posted on 11/13/2012 1:17:14 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Kenny Bunk

I thought it was the Kelley woman who was broke, not Broadwell.


31 posted on 11/13/2012 1:18:49 PM PST by dforest
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To: Jim Robinson
I predict a blockbuster movie in the making. Sex, spies, intrigue, double agents, double crosses, blackmail, sex crazed, power crazed generals, war, terrorism, death, blood, guts, gore, treason, power crazed presidents, impeachment, rebellion, villains, heroes. It’s all there.

But where's the ka-BOOM? There was supposed to be a big, giant ka-BOOM.

32 posted on 11/13/2012 1:19:11 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (We have crossed the line from independence & liberty to dependency & servitude. We are doomed)
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To: Jim Robinson

I haven’t seen a tale of sex, greed and murder this thrilling since Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

The only question now is who’s going to get their cheapie version of the movie out first, the National Geographic channel or the porn industry?


33 posted on 11/13/2012 1:22:42 PM PST by JediJones (Newt Gingrich warned us that the "King of Bain" was unelectable. Did you listen?)
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To: Kenny Bunk

Then Broadwell and Kelly are our “Fawn Hall’s”...


34 posted on 11/13/2012 1:23:30 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Kenny Bunk

Scandal ping


35 posted on 11/13/2012 1:24:28 PM PST by gleeaikin
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To: Drill Thrawl

We have to wait for the ending.


36 posted on 11/13/2012 1:24:53 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: TigersEye

Yes...that’s the bottom line.


37 posted on 11/13/2012 1:26:34 PM PST by nikos1121
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To: Jim Robinson

More than a movie...a whole franchise.


38 posted on 11/13/2012 1:29:40 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Kenny Bunk

hell that’s nothing, the Russian bloggers have Petraeus running a failed coup attempt against Obama


39 posted on 11/13/2012 1:33:32 PM PST by bigbob
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To: Pete
"Gaddafi had WMDs ..."

What if some of those WMDs could be traced to Saddam's Iraq?

That would mean Pres. Bush was right after all.

The LEFT would do anything to prevent that.

40 posted on 11/13/2012 1:38:35 PM PST by eCSMaster (2012 elections: American Coup d'etat!)
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To: nikos1121

“If Petraeus is the man he appears to be, we’ll hear the truth.”

Here’s the only problem with that. But for Clapper, Petraeus might well have tried to gut it out. He thought his affair could be kept secret. Note that he didn’t bring it to light and resign because of a pang of conscience. He did so merely because he knew it was going to be publicized anyway, so the path of least resistance was to preemptively resign rather than be forced to resign through circumstances. Thus, he’s far less honorable than he might appear.


41 posted on 11/13/2012 1:45:51 PM PST by DrC
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To: TigersEye
"Did Obama fail to send aid to Benghazi when the raid developed and our men asked for help?"

Of course! Now that Obama is firmly ensconced in his second term, there's no reason that he'd be playing "rope-a dope" as some leftists claim. He can tell the truth, freely, which he WON'T because it will expose what a lying sack of shit he really is. If the truth would have shown him as some kind of great leader, they would have used it in campaign ads.

Each and every one of these roads and "diversions" lead right to Obama himself.

42 posted on 11/13/2012 1:53:37 PM PST by boop ("I need another Cutty Sark"-LBJ)
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To: Kenny Bunk

Well, there have been a few pieces of this puzzle fall into place. The Kelley woman was just the local head of the Wounded Warrior project, not some unpaid State Dept social liaison. The FBI agent was a personal friend of Kelley’s with whom she had been exchanging emails and the emails that she was complaining about were in no way threatening, just critical of Kelley’s behavior and conduct on the base.

We also know that the FBI agent was illegally using his position to investigate the emails and was told to drop the investigation by the cyber crimes unit, who themselves took over the illegal investigation when they saw some interesting names pop up.

We know that Petraeus said that no one at the CIA had issued the order to Woods to stand down and we know that Petraeus had just returned from a fact finding trip to Benghazi, Libya and other countries in the Middle East in preparation for his testimony before Congress, when he was asked to tender his resignation.

Oh, and we know that Kelley really was a floozy and was involved with the General who took over from Petraeus in Afghanistan. It is very possible that the critical emails from Broadwell were an accurate criticism of the woman’s behavior and totally justified.


43 posted on 11/13/2012 2:01:40 PM PST by Eva
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To: Pete

No.
The chemical WMD are to go not only to Syria, but to the states surrounding states to Israel. And to Iran.
Period.


44 posted on 11/13/2012 2:09:44 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Kenny Bunk
Patraeus certainly looks like he is going to be the fall guy. Rule one for a dictatorship. What appears in the MSM is not the truth. Whoever the MSM attacks, is not the bad guy. The bad guys get off scott free from MSM accusations.

And Stevens was not the primary target. The first thing the attackers did was setup road blocks as the Turkish Diplomats were leaving. You normally do not start with roadblocks, since that would tip your hand. My guess is the Turkish Diplomats were one of the primary targets and that is why the roadblocks were setup first.

So yes, it was an attack to remove the covert weapons supply line. Including the Turkish aspect. IMHO.

45 posted on 11/13/2012 2:23:39 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: Jim Robinson
Oh yeah. That's why it would make such a great movie.

Urkel could play Obama. Or mayabe Hugo Chavez as Obama.

Snoop Dog for Holder.

Bill Maher can play Axelrod, Monica Lewinsky can play Hilliary. Naw, Joy Baher or Rosanna.

Bridgett Gabriel for either Huma or Jarrett. The irony would be hilarious!

WC Fields as Bill Clinton.

Harry Reid played by The Angel of Death.

46 posted on 11/13/2012 2:47:30 PM PST by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead-->MSM/Dems/GOP-e -- LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!)
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To: justa-hairyape

What was the outcome of the Turkish diplomats? Haven’t heard....


47 posted on 11/13/2012 4:24:01 PM PST by sandboxshooter (Iraq, Afghanistan, War)
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To: Jim Robinson

It would make a heck of a soap opera/spy thriller.

The Republicans, the ambassador and the General would be the bad guys and the Obama guy and his clown car of commies and jihadists would be the heros.


48 posted on 11/13/2012 5:32:17 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: sandboxshooter
What was the outcome of the Turkish diplomats? Haven’t heard....

Not been reported. So it is either classified or the Turks are not talking. There was some astonishment that the Turks did not see the roadblocks since they should have. That caused a conspiracy theory about the Turks setting up Stevens. But we do not know what happened to the Turks.

49 posted on 11/13/2012 9:24:55 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: DrC

Maybe, I think he was told to back the WH line which we all now know is BS or else. He probably agonized, on what to do, and in fact sounds like he may have given false testimony in the closed door hearing.

If he comes forth and tells the truth about OBAMA and his mininons all sins are forgiven.

One thing for sure... Obama will fail the next test and the next one. Our enemies are biting at the bit right now to test us. You think he’ll go to the aid of Taiwan....hell no...Do you think he’ll put the screws now to Iran...nope...Iraq is deteriorating by the day...


50 posted on 11/14/2012 4:18:24 AM PST by nikos1121
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