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Rep. Chaffetz: Special Warrants Needed in Petraeus Probe Suggest FBI Found More Than Sex
Intercepts - Defense News | Tuesday, November 13, 2012 | John T. Bennett

Posted on 11/13/2012 8:53:39 AM PST by kristinn

Gannett owned. Headline and link only.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; davidpetraeus
If the FISA court approved the email searches, then Holder would have signed off on the applications to the court way back when.
1 posted on 11/13/2012 8:53:47 AM PST by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Yep!


2 posted on 11/13/2012 8:55:36 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: kristinn

I have never in my entire life been so ashamed of so many people.

This is a Gen that has betrayed the military the civilian community and last but not least...his wife and family.

I hope and pray someone will have the courage, and determination to follow through on this and bring those responsible for the deaths of these four Americans to justice. They were left out to dry by the very people who should have been there for them. To me that is something I will NEVER, EVER forgive or forget with this entire administration and how shameful their lack of leadership has been.

Something stinks and I hope and pray it is pursued as these four Americans deserve better as do their families. Shame shame shame on everyone who is involved.

God help this country with this kind of behavior from our government. WE deserve better.


3 posted on 11/13/2012 8:59:21 AM PST by cubreporter
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To: kristinn
Oh, I’m sure that if Eric approved an application for a warrant to tap the communications of the Director of the CIA that he just kept that information to himself.

Nothing the president need be informed about. He had some Bain Capital attack ads that needed his attention.

4 posted on 11/13/2012 9:00:53 AM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: kristinn

Of course it’s about more than just the sex!

If it wasn’t, this wouldn’t even be a story. It’s blown up this big by the administration and their sycophants, the MSM, in order to get Benghazi off the front pages, and off the minds of the sheeple.

And it’s working. Even here.


5 posted on 11/13/2012 9:04:19 AM PST by Clarence
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To: kristinn
Absurd.

'Under the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, federal authorities need only a subpoena approved by a federal prosecutor — not a judge — to obtain electronic messages that are six months old or older. To get more recent communications, a warrant from a judge is required. This is a higher standard that requires proof of probable cause that a crime is being committed.'

The Gov't has been destroying the Constitution for years. That and they've passed so many laws that they can't keep up with the ones they have passed so the lawmaker says they would have required a special warrant when in reality all was required was a subpoena from a Gov't approved prosecutor, not a Judge!

6 posted on 11/13/2012 9:06:03 AM PST by Theoria (Romney is a Pyrrhic victory.)
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To: kristinn

Someone in the Obama White House authorized this very exclusive FBI e-mail search warrant. The question is why and how might this be related to Benghazi and Obama’s campaign?

Yeah, this stinks. An Obama (Valerie Jarrett) covert op for naked partisan reasons. Were they seeking to blackmail Petraeus? I think this is a very real possibility.


7 posted on 11/13/2012 9:09:55 AM PST by Obadiah (Americans said, "Give us Barabbas!")
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To: cubreporter; kristinn

Think of this like Erwin Rommel. The obamao hitler will not allow his OWN choice for this position, to stand in the way of his partnership with the muslim brotherhood.

Hitler sent two lickspittle wermacht generals to Rommel to suggest he commit suicide, and he would be given a state’s honor funeral.

It is quite possible this entire thing was a pre-staged poison pill from the very appointment of a rather charismatic rival, and expert in counter insurgency— including the insurgents hijacking this country.

This is just a thought— beyond the obvious observation that none of this would have been possible with a morally upright individual (assuming he isn’t). It is hard not to see this as the next phase of the Benghazi coverup— because the US was running guns and is now to al-qaeda, our formerly sworn enemies, in the service of the islamofascists. This is a long way from the “war on terror”. And our bravest most able people are being taken out (SEALs,Special Ops)— our true patriots.


8 posted on 11/13/2012 9:10:32 AM PST by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: kristinn
What we know so far...

Plus three more shoes yet to drop.


9 posted on 11/13/2012 9:14:20 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: cubreporter

Did Obama Stage Benghazi Attack?

http://www.westernjournalism.com/october-surprise-gone-horribly-wrong/


10 posted on 11/13/2012 9:25:05 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: John S Mosby

And our bravest most able people are being taken out (SEALs,Special Ops)— our true patriots.

Yes, and they seem to be pressing it now, with lots of resignations, retirements and scandals. We need a lot of prayer and some brave insiders to expose what is going on.


11 posted on 11/13/2012 9:27:22 AM PST by Josephat
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To: billorites

Thanks that helps. Where does that shirtless FBI agent fit in the mix???


12 posted on 11/13/2012 9:32:23 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: kristinn
I did it all for the nookie
C'mon
The nookie
C'mon

13 posted on 11/13/2012 9:39:51 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Josephat

“We need a lot of prayer and some brave insiders to expose what is going on.”

Fast & Furious was this regime’s Reichstag fire and Gleiwitz incident rolled into one.

These high level military resignations are this regime’s Blomberg-Fritsch affair.

A couple top German army generals who would not get with Hitler’s program were taken down and replaced.

Blomberg married a hooker/porn poser, and Fritsch was brought up on totally bogus charges of being gay.

It’s easy to predict the other side’s moves when you can read their playbook.

We had better read up on the history of the Nazi party while it is still there to be accessed.


14 posted on 11/13/2012 9:48:31 AM PST by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: kristinn
"If the FISA court approved the email searches, then Holder would have signed off on the applications to the court way back when."

True, but how germane to the meta, which is:


15 posted on 11/13/2012 9:53:14 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: kristinn
-- If the FISA court approved the email searches, then Holder would have signed off on the applications to the court way back when. --

That's a big "if." Start with the false assertion that "the FBI would have needed a FISA Court warrant to access private email accounts." And then notice the remark that "nothing criminal was found." If the suspicion is related to criminality, FISA is not involved. FISA comes into play when there is suspicion that involves foreign intelligence information.

See 50 USC 1804, Applications for [FISA] court orders.

16 posted on 11/13/2012 9:57:27 AM PST by Cboldt
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To: kristinn
I mean, from what I know of Army life, if you want affairs, it's everywhere.

There are good Godly people in the US Army, and there are good Godly people in the US Army who have a singular problem with linear monogamy. Exhibit #1: A lifer USA friend on wife #4...

So I find Bobo's MSM psychophants hilarious when they suggest that adultery is gonna be criminalized or punished under the UCMJ.

Thus the takeaway is that the whole West Point Wives reality show has nothing to do with what's really going on, and I refer to my 3 prior points above as to what it's all about.

17 posted on 11/13/2012 10:00:22 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: kristinn; maggief; MestaMachine; penelopesire; SE Mom

Congressman Trey Gowdy, (WONDERFUL CONSERVATIVE, SOUTH CAROLINA) discussed this fact with Judge Jeanine on her Fox News program Saturday night.


18 posted on 11/13/2012 10:01:47 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Uncle Chip
"Where does that shirtless FBI agent fit in the mix???"

He was a "friend" of Jill Kelly. She went to him and he pushed to get the investigation going.

19 posted on 11/13/2012 10:05:50 AM PST by Spunky (We lost so now I am thinking of joining them and getting an Obamaphone.)
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To: Uncle Chip
Where does that shirtless FBI agent fit in the mix???

One account says that he new Jill Kelley from a previous case, which was when said shirtless pic was sent after. When she deemed herself threatened, she approached Mr. Shirtless as someone she knew, and he got the ball rolling on the investigation, but he was excluded from it because it wasn't his area of expertise.

Or something like that.

20 posted on 11/13/2012 10:05:57 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: onyx; kristinn; MestaMachine

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/hannity/2012/11/13/white-house-veil-secrecy

EXCERPT

HANNITY: Well, to what extent do you think this is connected to Benghazi? Because for example, why now? Petraeus was supposed to testify this week.

CHAFFETZ: Yeah, it’s so suspicious. There — it’s not a coincidence to me. He is probably the one that knows most about what happened or didn’t happen in Benghazi. And if this is looming over his head when he went to go brief the United States Senate, did that influence the way, the direction and the story that he told? Because a lot of senators don’t believe he was telling the truth, then. This begs more questions than it answers.

HANNITY: It does.

All right, Ron Kessler, you knew October 10 that this had taken place?

KESSLER: Yes. I was still working on getting more corroboration, but the agent who gave me this information said that the decision had been made, even though they knew way back in the spring that this affair was going on, to hold off until after the election, and that’s exactly what happened, to hold off...

HANNITY: Well, who made that decision? Do we know yet?

KESSLER: Well, it certainly went up to Bob Mueller, it went into the Justice Department, according to this agent. I’m quite sure that President Obama knew about it and gave the order. There was no other reason why they would have withheld this.

You know, I was told by an FBI agent at a high level, if this had been uncovered involving a high level FBI executive, he would have been out the door the same day, they wouldn’t have left him in office, that’s absurd. And yet, he was in office from the spring until October. And then just by coincidence Obama’s told two days after the election? I mean, it’s so transparent that this is a big cover-up.

And the real issue, as you mentioned, is the blackmail issue. And that is Russian foreign intelligence criminals, if they had gotten on to this affair, would have used it as blackmail against Petraeus to get our biggest secrets, and that’s why with the security clearance you’re not supposed to compromise yourself in this way.


21 posted on 11/13/2012 10:17:32 AM PST by maggief
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To: Spunky; kevkrom; billorites

We need his name and picture. He probably played a bigger part in this than we are led to believe.

Did this party planner actually think that once the FBI got involved with her emails that they would stop before they got to her emails with Allen???

Was she that stupid???


22 posted on 11/13/2012 10:21:10 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: ilovesarah2012
Probably. Obama kept the order to stand down because in his mind it was staged...Probably no one was suppose to get hurt, but something went wrong. Perhaps Obama was to have a team to go in and rescue Stevens therefore making Obama look pretty good to the people here in the USA for the election. A pretty crazy scenario, but look at the picture ARGO! Obama thought he could pull it off easily.

You can never control those crazy Muslims actors when you are staging a protest. Sometimes they get carried away with their rolls!

23 posted on 11/13/2012 10:24:28 AM PST by classified
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To: Uncle Chip
"Where does that shirtless FBI agent fit in the mix???"

It's time for the Vice-President to join in.


24 posted on 11/13/2012 10:25:58 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Uncle Chip

My answer is Yes! She even looks stupid!


25 posted on 11/13/2012 10:29:18 AM PST by classified
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To: kristinn

I’m starting to suspect that some very key people who know enough to blow the lid sky high are being systematically taken down.


26 posted on 11/13/2012 10:29:41 AM PST by randita
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To: billorites

LMAO
I love that pic

In April I was visiting DC, walking along the west side of the WH. Suddenly security shuts down the street and all pedestrian traffic.

After about a 10 minute wait, Biden comes cruising out the driveway in an armored Suburban, with 3 escort cars.

A guy in a thousand dollar suit turns to me and says “If Joe didn’t have a chauffeur, I doubt he could find his way home for lunch...”


27 posted on 11/13/2012 10:30:03 AM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's bankruptcy: 2016)
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To: kristinn

Dig enough and you’ll find something on everyone. If not, then spin something or make carp up.


28 posted on 11/13/2012 10:39:54 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: John S Mosby

Actually, Hitler threatened Rommel’s wife and son, but promised to leave them alone if he committed suicide. Surprisingly, Hitler did.


29 posted on 11/13/2012 11:01:37 AM PST by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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To: Obadiah; TigersEye; Marine_Uncle; onyx; Fred Nerks

Hmmm...


30 posted on 11/13/2012 11:04:52 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: LS

Either way, that is who we have now, liberation theology neo-marxist mau mau. A thug. No longer need to be polite.


31 posted on 11/13/2012 11:18:33 AM PST by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Gene Eric

FYI - just saw this, haven’t read it yet.


32 posted on 11/13/2012 11:21:14 AM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: randita

I’m starting to suspect that some very key people who know enough to blow the lid sky high are being systematically taken down.

Me too.

33 posted on 11/13/2012 11:24:44 AM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
To many variables to absorb. I start to run various type routines through the pee brain, such as to the possibilities the two women where third party to received certain things that then would be passed onto CENTCOM in order to avoid official channels. I'll let it go at that for the time being.
Leaving the boards for a bit to get some things done.
34 posted on 11/13/2012 11:29:21 AM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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To: little jeremiah

Thanks, lj.


35 posted on 11/13/2012 11:34:17 AM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Army Air Corps

Bookmark


36 posted on 11/13/2012 12:30:12 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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