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CIA Director David Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair



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"The U.S. supported opposition which

overthrew Libya’s Gadaffi was largely comprised of Al Qaeda terrorists."

http://lewrockwell.com/spl4/why-did-petraeus-resign.html

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Thanks Rocketman

...I read that very informative article as well. Sure puts things in perspective...much of what we already felt, but adding more info.

I am fascinated by (and confused as well) that the "real" story on so many fronts has become "very" accessible. You don't even have to dig so much any more. Often it is found on semi-mass media internet articles, blogs and comments.

Suppose it is very similar phenomenon to what happens on the DP sometimes when a "reality pill" of truth people do not want to hear is down-voted, ignored or attacked.

"Somebody"..."somebodies" are sure counting on apathy and ignorance. I still know many middle and upper management folks who "think" that by staying away from Fox and "only" listening to PBS for "balanced and unbiased" news, they are getting the real story. Invariably they are absolutely certain that we have to bomb the snot out of Iran to save the world from nuclear disaster. Sheesh.

Mention the innocent people and the children and how "collateral damage" is an obsolete phrase and their eyes glaze over as they say, "war is ugly."

fonta

"Mujahideen were the "database" of Al-Qaeda assets." - Hillary C

Al Qaeda is a database. A CIA Rolodex of the willing.

Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, confirms this obvious fact: Al Qaeda is a database. Hillary Clinton Admits the U.S. Government Created al-Qaeda.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifZK6SVlQ1Y 2 mintute newsreel. Clear & concise answer.

The Mujahideen were the "database" of Al-Qaeda assets. Al-Qaeda are a controlled opposition force of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to promote their middle east destabilization process. To give empirical U.S. Military Industrial Complex a reason to invade wherever they want in the ever widening "war on terror" fraud.
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“At CIA, Director Petraeus gave the agency leadership, stature,

“At CIA, Director Petraeus gave the agency leadership, stature, prestige and credibility both at home and abroad,” Feinstein [Senator, California] said in a statement. “On a personal level, I found his command of intelligence issues second to none.”

[Note to editor: Meaning, none would have been first choice.]

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/83649.html#ixzz2Bw...

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

This is a CRAZY resignation

Could be so many reasons:

-Petraeus opposing increased covert ops in Syria & Iran
-Petraeus caught doing covert ops in Syria & Iran against orders from the White House
-Blackmailed out, because of what he knows
-Betrayed from within the CIA
-Planned to 'tell the truth' about Benghazi

Fascinating story, look forward to finding out more about this

I never knew what to make of Petraeus, he holds his cards close to his chest.

This is [ Redacted] { an official resignation. }

Dear Jungleboogie,

Your letter has been forwarded to me w/ some content redacted.
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Could be so many reasons: [adding official narrative] { Reportedly, he admitted to having a mistress. }

[Redacting for national security... that which does not fit the official narrative]
-Petraeus opposing increased covert ops in Syria & Iran
-Petraeus caught doing covert ops in Syria & Iran against
orders from the White House
-Blackmailed out, because of what he knows
-Betrayed from within the CIA
-Planned to 'tell the truth' about Benghazi

Fascinating story, look forward to finding out more about this. I never knew what to make of Petraeus, he holds his cards close to his chest. [Adding official narrative] { And his ladies closer. }

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Damn

I needed a good laugh today, just don't redact it, please!

Seems your letter got pased the censors this time.

Postman just asked me to cover your postage due. It's on me.

Regards,

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Thank God....

at least we wont have to deal with the CIA scumbag running for President in 2016. I know "conservatives" would love to back a fascist general in a presidential election

keep it in your pants, general

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SteveMT's picture

The Petraeus resignation stints to high heaven.

Everyone knows that the CIA Chief in many ways is a higher position than POTUS. The CIA is like the Fed with a secret budget and answerable to no one. They kill people, and no one ever finds out.

Petraeus is 'taking one for the team.' What he may also already know is that he is going to be turning up dead before too long.

The man is criminally insane. Thats why he works for government.

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Ironic...

How coincidental that the weekend before he is to testify before the Senate about the events in Benghazi, and only days after the election, he has a meeting with Obama and later that day resigns admitting to his affair and will no longer testify.

Amazing coincidence.

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I agree.

Amazing one indeed.

That was pretty much the direction of my point, too.

Some people have a limited resilience in continuous lying, after all.

Not an excuse for all the harm already done, of course, just a plausible speculation, IMO.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Coincidence?

NOT! He is still betrayusing the American people!

skippy

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most dont understand what this means when a leader of an operation such as the CIA does something like this. the repercussions. the exposure. the position the US is placed in.
He should be court martialed, and have the book thrown at him.
what he did was illegal.
he should be put UNDER the jail- FOR GOOD.

Thank God its only his first affair.

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

Are you sure about that?

Are you sure about that? George Bush Sr. had a mistress and everyone knew about it.

Cyril's picture

Maybe just a convenient exit for his conscience

This might just be a convenient exit for him to not get involved further...

... in things that would prevent him to look at himself in a mirror or even prevent him to sleep later, because of his very functions in this new dictatorship :

http://www.dailypaul.com/262602/we-are-terrorists-and-we-hav...

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

This avenue has been cut off...

If Patraeus ever goes before congress, he will do so as a private citizen. He will have a lawyer or two sitting next to him and the first words out of his mouth will be, "On the advice of councel, I respectfully invoke my 5th amendment right...

Ah yes

Yet another reason to call him Betray us.

skippy

Ahnold groped him

!!!

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."-- Albert Einstein

Petraeus now excused from testifing before Congress.

Morell to testify in his place. Sounds a bit fishy to me.

Hey now he can write his own spy novel!

It was a cold and misty night in Foggy Bottom and CIA Director David Petraeus felt nervously in his trench coat pocket to feel the reassuring polymer of his Sig Saur 9mm....

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

What was the exact time of this announcement?

I wanna see how long it takes before he pops up on Foxnews with his own show.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

i posted a short blurb on it

SteveMT's picture

Look at it this way.

What he did to our troops in Afghanistan he also did to this woman. At least the man is consistent.

at least he didn't kill

at least he didn't kill anyone.

;P

For a Change

Right?

skippy