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Elspeth
11-13-2012, 09:49 PM
From the "Anything but Benghazi" files: (http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021811339)

babylonsister (141,705 posts)

Bill Maher on Gen. Petraeus...
On FB... Thoughts? I have doubts also...

Bill Maher

Unless he was fucking Mata Hari as well, I still don't see why General David Patraeus had to go.



notadmblnd (16,701 posts)

3. I read this little diddy a while ago and wondered if Allen is a target too?

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So who would have an interest in getting rid of Petraeus? Here’s where the Cantor connection comes in. The tip by an anonymous “FBI employee” that wound up in Cantor’s office two weeks ago came through Rep. David Reichert, Republican of Washington state, who has a friend who knows the whistleblower. Cantor then spoke to the whistleblower directly, who put him in touch with FBI Director Mueller.

Cantor is a great friend of Israel, and Petraeus — not so much. The General was attacked, as you’ll recall, by partisans of the Lobby, including Abe Foxman, when he delivered testimony before Congress citing Israel as a strategic liability in the Middle East. As the executor of the new Obamaite policy of sidling up to Islamists, not only in Libya but also in Syria and Egypt, Petraeus was no doubt seen by the Israelis as an enemy to be neutralized.


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Will we ever know the full story? At this point, the story is so hot that it may burn the cover story — “it’s all about sex” — right off the wrapper. Because there’s more — a lot more — here than meets the eye. When Cantor pledged to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he and his fellow Republicans “will serve as a check on the administration” in regard to the President’s policy toward Israel, he was clearly aligning himself with a foreign leader against American interests as perceived by the White House. But would he really go this far — deliberately taking down a key figure, one beloved by Republicans, in order to keep his promise to Netanyahu?

http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2012/11/11/a-covert-affair-petraeus-caught-in-the-honeypot/

SaintLouieWoman
11-14-2012, 12:34 AM
Interesting---and the "other side" said the Republicans are full of conspiracy theories. :biggrin-new:

This story gets more and more strange. We'll probably never know the truth.

noonwitch
11-14-2012, 09:37 AM
Interesting---and the "other side" said the Republicans are full of conspiracy theories. :biggrin-new:

This story gets more and more strange. We'll probably never know the truth.

It is strange, but I think it's going to end up being chalked up to the other woman involved in the scandal, who appears to be enough of a psycho stalker type to be thrown under the bus by all involved.

Dan D. Doty
11-14-2012, 12:30 PM
Instead of coming to the conculsion that this was part of the Libyan cover up, the
Moonbats come up with something totally stupid and hateful.

.... The Jews did it.


What bunch of dumbasses .