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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: newnhdad
So, a lying, fired, disgruntled soon to be prosecuted for adultery, adulterer, disgraced former government employee will be testifying that he lied and is just now telling the truth.

That certainly is another way to look at it.

151 posted on 11/15/2012 5:34:58 PM PST by hole_n_one
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To: maggief; ASA Vet; BIGLOOK; Ernest_at_the_Beach; STARWISE; Jim Robinson; Jeff Head
The reality of what happened in Libya in a followup on Broadwell's talk at CU on 10/26/2012: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/11/12/petraeus-mistress-may-have-revealed-classified-information-at-denver-speech/

First this block buster tid bit out of the report below, which has flying under the radar:

"According to multiple intelligence sources who have served in Benghazi, there were more than just Libyan militia members who were held and interrogated by CIA contractors at the CIA annex in the days prior to the attack. Other prisoners from additional countries in Africa and the Middle East were brought to this location.

The Libya annex was the largest CIA station in North Africa, and two weeks prior to the attack, the CIA was preparing to shut it down. Most prisoners, according to British and American intelligence sources, had been moved two weeks earlier."

Now back to the Fox news story:

Petraeus mistress may have revealed classified information at Denver speech on real reason for Libya attack

By Jennifer Griffin, Adam Housley

Published November 12, 2012

FoxNews.com

Biographer Paula Broadwell could be facing questions about whether she revealed classified information about the Libya attack that she was privy to due to her relationship with then-CIA Director David Petraeus.

At an Oct. 26 speech at her alma mater, the University of Denver, on the same day that Fox News reported that the rescue team at the CIA annex had been denied help, Broadwell was asked about Petraeus’ handling of the Benghazi situation.

Her response was reported originally by Israel’s Arutz Sheva and Foreign Policy’s Blake Hounshell.

Broadwell quoted the Fox News report when she said: “The facts that came out today were that the ground forces there at the CIA annex, which is different from the consulate, were requesting reinforcements."

Broadwell went on to explain more sensitive details from the Benghazi attacks, particularly concerning what the real cause might have been.

“Now, I don't know if a lot of you heard this, but the CIA annex had actually, um, had taken a couple of Libyan militia members prisoner and they think that the attack on the consulate was an effort to try to get these prisoners back. So that's still being vetted.”

In the original Oct. 26 Fox News report, sources at the annex said that the CIA’s Global Response Staff had handed over three Libyan militia members to the Libyan authorities who came to rescue the 30 Americans in the early hours of Sept. 12.

A well-placed Washington source confirms to Fox News that there were Libyan militiamen being held at the CIA annex in Benghazi and that their presence was being looked at as a possible motive for the staged attack on the consulate and annex that night.

According to multiple intelligence sources who have served in Benghazi, there were more than just Libyan militia members who were held and interrogated by CIA contractors at the CIA annex in the days prior to the attack. Other prisoners from additional countries in Africa and the Middle East were brought to this location.

The Libya annex was the largest CIA station in North Africa, and two weeks prior to the attack, the CIA was preparing to shut it down. Most prisoners, according to British and American intelligence sources, had been moved two weeks earlier.

The CIA, though, categorically denied these allegations, saying: “The CIA has not had detention authority since January 2009, when Executive Order 13491 was issued. Any suggestion that the agency is still in the detention business is uninformed and baseless.”

Broadwell’s affair with Petraeus was likely known to Holly Petraeus, according to family friends. The FBI reportedly knew about it months beforehand and White House Counterterrorism adviser John Brennan reportedly was aware that there was a relationship as early as the summer of 2011.

The White House strongly denied that Brennan was aware so early.

“It is irresponsible and flat out wrong for Fox News to run an anonymous, unsubstantiated, and blatantly false accusation, as Mr. Brennan was first made aware of the issue last Wednesday," spokesman Tommy Vietor said.

Broadwell, whose affair with Petraeus reportedly ended earlier this year, continued to serve as an informal spokesman for the CIA director. She suggests in her Denver speech that Petraeus knew almost immediately that the attack was a terror attack -- possibly to free militia members.

A few days later, Petraeus testified in a closed session to Congress that the attack was due in large part to an anti-Islam video and a spontaneous uprising, according to reports from the hearing.

Congressional leaders say privately they believe they were lied to by Petraeus when he testified shortly after the attack. Some of these members already considered charging Petraeus with perjury, but said they planned to withhold judgment until he testified this week. After resigning as CIA director, the CIA said Acting Director Mike Morrell would testify in his place.

All of this raises the question: What was the CIA really doing in Benghazi in addition to searching for Qaddafi’s stash of more than 22,000 shoulder-held missiles that could bring down commercial airplanes, and who in the White House knew exactly what the CIA was up to?

152 posted on 11/15/2012 5:36:06 PM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: hole_n_one
Uh, sleepy head, the closed hearing is scheduled for tomorrow. IOW, it has yet to happen. I have no idea what you're mumbling about...........and I'm pretty certain you don't either.

There was a closed door hearing several weeks back.

I'm pretty certain you're clueless.

153 posted on 11/15/2012 5:36:11 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: RummyChick

Oh, okay, thank you! I missed that bit of information.


154 posted on 11/15/2012 5:36:57 PM PST by livius
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To: DoughtyOne

“Blackmail”, “perjury”, and “impeachment” might come up, but Hussein will rise above it all. He’s black, so he’s innoculated. Nothing to see here.

I don’t think we’ll ever be truly “free” until someone, like the little kid in “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, speaks up. Someone in Congress, or wherever, needs to break the ice and just say, loud and clear, “We know he’s black. We don’t care that he’s black. We resent that he’s using his race to manipulate everybody and everything.” Until we stop tip-toeing around that elephant in the room, nothing will ever be accomplished in America again.


155 posted on 11/15/2012 5:37:17 PM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: hole_n_one

What is this about Ft. Marcy park? Maybe I do not get a whole lot being a former marine and getting around on wheelchair. Yes I work too but at times I am at a loss about Ft. Marcy Park in DC. I remember something about a woman that was congressional aide for some guy from California whose body turned up there sometime in 2001. That was the year i went through multiply surgeries so at times 2001 is a fog. 2006 - 2012 18 more surgeries so at times events get muddled because of all the surgeries.

Please someone get me updated about this particular park, so I have a better understanding of it or I will just bing search it.


156 posted on 11/15/2012 5:37:58 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: aruanan

Maybe he didn’t think the pos Kenyan would win re-election. Perhaps he had a change of heart and wants to save the country.


157 posted on 11/15/2012 5:38:14 PM PST by jersey117
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Zero will never be impeached and removed from office. Any trial would be in the Senate. He could slaughter his children on the White House lawn and have sex with the bodies on Pay Per View and the Senate would dismiss all charges as “racism.”


158 posted on 11/15/2012 5:38:18 PM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: hole_n_one
PETRAEUS TO TESTIFY HE KNEW LIBYA WAS TERRORISM 'ALMOST IMMEDIATELY'

If he testifies to this then :

Put a fork in Rice; she is cooked !


159 posted on 11/15/2012 5:39:04 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: roses of sharon
"The CIA has nothing to do domestically"

This part is largely still true.

Petraeus doesn't trump Holder nor H!, much less Zer0.

160 posted on 11/15/2012 5:39:05 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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To: yldstrk

The guy in CA who made the video...the cops went to his door at about 1am I think....with the media cameras all there filming....the neighborhood was packed with cop cars and media trucks.


161 posted on 11/15/2012 5:40:08 PM PST by roses of sharon ("Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise." Luke 23:43)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
IMPEACH OBAMA FOR COVER-UP:

I agree, BUT it will never ever happen. The GOP took a mighty beating for IMPEACHING the other RAT president for lying under oath - in fact Bubba's approval ratings increased or remained steady. The GOP impeaching the first "real" black President will destroy the GOP for good.
162 posted on 11/15/2012 5:40:08 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012
Does the White ever come off of Rice?

Just askin'.

163 posted on 11/15/2012 5:40:19 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Agreed.


164 posted on 11/15/2012 5:40:41 PM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: ez
Anybody consider the possibility that he resigned so he could tell the truth?

Yes, I did. Thought that now, since he's lost almost everything, he can say what should be said. I do fear for his life, though.

165 posted on 11/15/2012 5:40:59 PM PST by madison10
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To: maggief

Thank you very much for pings.

I think I’m going to have to stay up late and read a bunch of stuff.

Seems as though it’s going critical.


166 posted on 11/15/2012 5:41:24 PM 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: maggief; LucyT; penelopesire; SE Mom

Could the salary of Holly P be considered a pay off/bribe to keep mouth shut?


167 posted on 11/15/2012 5:41:44 PM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: combat_boots
Exception: the Bay of Pigs.

Not a good idea to cross the CIA

168 posted on 11/15/2012 5:42:24 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: hondact200
"I remember something about a woman"

That would be Rock Creek Park.

You need to investigate Vince Foster.

169 posted on 11/15/2012 5:42:29 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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To: Ezekiel
Admiral Boorda was an honorable man. Petraeus ought to be concerned that someone will decide for him that he is just too ashamed of himself to live.
_____________________

Are you suggesting that Booda’s suicide was murder made to look like suicide? Any corroborating evidence?

170 posted on 11/15/2012 5:42:37 PM PST by Chickensoup
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To: FreeReign
I get it.

You don't take at face value what was reported about what Petraeus said the first time.

Sorry for the misunderstanding.

171 posted on 11/15/2012 5:42:59 PM PST by hole_n_one
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To: hondact200

Suicide of Vince Foster

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Deputy White House counsel Vince Foster was found dead in Fort Marcy Park off the George Washington Parkway in Virginia, outside Washington, D.C., on July 20, 1993. His death was ruled a suicide by multiple official investigations, but remains a subject of conspiracy theories.


172 posted on 11/15/2012 5:43:53 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: ez

Anybody consider that he may have documents and evidence that will tell the story. Might even have evidence that he was forced or blackmailed to go along with the WH. Afterall, he was the head spook and before that a rather convincing military strategist.


173 posted on 11/15/2012 5:43:58 PM PST by Toespi
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To: Eva

lol, Eva, I swear only you and I read the whole article. It IS pretty weasley. Petraeus supposedly “knew” it was terrorism, but there were 20 reports claiming it happened because of the video, so it took some time for it to be proven that it WASN’T the video.

How is this different than what we heard leaked from his Sept 14 testimony? He’s just trying to say that he knew these 20 reports would be disproved. He’s an idiot.

The only interesting piece of information is that he claims Rice’s CIA talking points came from the administration, not the CIA. Ummmmmmmm, what about the 20 intelligence reports that indicated the video instigated the attack? Again, I say, he’s an idiot.


174 posted on 11/15/2012 5:44:03 PM PST by Girlene
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To: GeronL; hole_n_one; FreeReign
The rat congressman was the ranking member of the committee meeting in closed session. He described the Republican congressmen present as incredulous at the explanation given what the Pentagon had already told the Senate and hostile to Petraeus. He made his remarks on September 14th. In the intervening two months no Republican present at the meeting has contradicted his characterization. It's pretty safe to assume the story is true.

It's also safe to assume that unless both the chair and the ranking member have offered Petraeus immunity or he's only speaking without being sworn or he didn't give sworn testimony on 9/13 that this current story is BS. Because otherwise Petraeus will be incriminating himself for perjury.

175 posted on 11/15/2012 5:44:07 PM PST by FredZarguna (Nothing against Paki's. Just paraphrasing Biden. Or Hillary. Or Both.)
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To: hoosiermama
"Could the salary of Holly P be considered a pay off/bribe to keep mouth shut?"

Could be grounds for hooking up with Broadwell.

0bama's Fault.

176 posted on 11/15/2012 5:44:24 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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To: ez

I think everyone here thought that the first day.


177 posted on 11/15/2012 5:44:39 PM PST by roses of sharon ("Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise." Luke 23:43)
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To: Girlene

How do CIA talking points come from anywhere but the CIA?


178 posted on 11/15/2012 5:45:51 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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To: hole_n_one

And yet the Admin pissed on the 1st Amendment while the ACLU, Leftwing Media, Hollywood, and largely Congress all remained silent.

Our Constitutional Liberties don’t matter to these scumbags. No worries, though, the ACLU is focused on the voice of genitalia:

ACLU sues to force elementary (school) libraries to display lesbian advocacy book
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2959999/posts


179 posted on 11/15/2012 5:46:06 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Paladin2
LOL ;-)

I censored myself.
there was another word I was going to use.

Pic----nny


180 posted on 11/15/2012 5:46:40 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: hole_n_one
Rush seems to think that nothing game changing will come of anyone’s testimony...particularly the General’s.He makes a good case for that position...fear,loyalty,embarrassment.Anyone who does give testimony damaging to Osama will feel a wrath containing features of “Chicago politics” and Saul Alinsky’s “Rules For Radicals”.
181 posted on 11/15/2012 5:48:13 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: hole_n_one

182 posted on 11/15/2012 5:51:10 PM PST by haffast
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To: haffast

OMG, look at those angry black eyes.


183 posted on 11/15/2012 5:52:49 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

I think he admitted the affair and exposed it and resigned so he would not be under bama’s blackmail.....this is a soldier, a good guy, a white hat guy to bamas black hat mobster....and I hope he blows bama’s house down...


184 posted on 11/15/2012 5:53:18 PM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: roses of sharon

Whatever Patreaus said or did not say had nothing to do with the guy who made the “movie” which of cousre no one has ever seen. Only the 14 minute trailor on Youtube which some Egyptian sheikh put up there. The guy who “made” it was partners with a Palestinian jihadist. Neither is clean, and it is obvious that the administration put them up to it. The guy is in jail to keep investigators away from him. He’s probably very stupid and would reveal too much even by accident.


185 posted on 11/15/2012 5:53:44 PM 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: DoughtyOne
It is entirely possible, though speculative , that the owhitehouse was blackmailing the General. The general put himself in this position due to his own moral terpritude. He could have just told the truth in the first place. Testify to the affair, blackmail, and then truthfully document the attack. He would have been home free. Instead...lies. Then a rethink, presser, and resignation.
186 posted on 11/15/2012 5:54:02 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: roses of sharon

SUch as reveal who put him up to it, who supplied the money, who dubbed the anti-Muslim words in, and so on.


187 posted on 11/15/2012 5:54:25 PM 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: Steven W.

“Petraeus was blackmailed by Obama”

Now that the affair is out in the open, what can he blackmail him with ?


188 posted on 11/15/2012 5:56:56 PM PST by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: ez

Who’s angry black eyes, Obama’s or the General’s?


189 posted on 11/15/2012 5:57:37 PM PST by madison10
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To: generally
"If I managed to get appointed CIA director by 0bama, I’d definitely take the job"

There's no way in heck that I'd be party to being an apparatchik to the regime.

190 posted on 11/15/2012 5:58:54 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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To: haffast

Patreaus knows 0bastard is lying.


191 posted on 11/15/2012 5:59:06 PM 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: Jane Long

Maybe Patreaus has borrowed Sarah Palin’s b@lls and is going to fight fire with fire. Could get interesting.

john roberts broke our heart
mitt romney broke our heart
and sadly, i think patreaus will too


192 posted on 11/15/2012 5:59:58 PM PST by willywill
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To: Toespi

Along those lines...anybody consider that this is a “sting” aimed at the administration?


193 posted on 11/15/2012 6:00:02 PM PST by madison10
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To: hole_n_one
I get it. You don't take at face value what was reported about what Petraeus said the first time. Sorry for the misunderstanding.

No problem.

Not sure who is telling the truth, but I'm leaning towards Petraeus.

Anyway here are our sources of contradicting information.

Newt Gingrich: Source Tells Me Petraeus Never Blamed Benghazi Attack On Video

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House Intel committee, said Petraeus laid out “a chronological order exactly what we felt happened, how it happened, and where we’re going in the future.” “In the Benghazi area, in the beginning we feel that it was spontaneous – the protest- because it went on for two or three hours, which is very relevant because if it was something that was planned, then they could have come and attacked right away,” Ruppersberger, D-Md., said following the hour-long briefing by Petraeus. “At this point it looks as if there was a spontaneous situation that occurred and that as a result of that, the extreme groups that were probably connected to al Qaeda took advantage of that situation and then the attack started.”

194 posted on 11/15/2012 6:00:15 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: newnhdad

SI


195 posted on 11/15/2012 6:01:44 PM PST by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does.)
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To: mojito
“Well, that will make for a some mighty interesting follow-up questions, won't it? “

Well if you saw Bambi's Presser the other day you will know the answer is NO it will not. The Marxist Media has not interest in a gotcha game unless it involves Republicans

196 posted on 11/15/2012 6:01:47 PM PST by DAC21
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To: PMAS
Now that the affair is out in the open, what can he blackmail him with ?

His wife's job. OIbama appointed her a federal job with the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. Pays $187,465 per year...

197 posted on 11/15/2012 6:02:16 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: Patton@Bastogne
"Panetta-Obama moles inside the CIA"

I'd guess that more than half of the CIA are "progressives".

198 posted on 11/15/2012 6:02:33 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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To: hole_n_one

Lot’s of folks pretending to know what the General is going to say....I suspect many are going to be very disappointed with what comes out...


199 posted on 11/15/2012 6:02:50 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: okie01

Maybe he had her take the job to feign cooperation.


200 posted on 11/15/2012 6:03:56 PM PST by Suz in AZ
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