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Covering Up Petraeus
American Spectator, by Ben Stein

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/13/2012 3:59:45 PM

Monday What pitiful pikers Haldeman and Ehrlichman, John Mitchell, Howard Hunt, Chuck Colson, and Richard M. Nixon were when it comes to cover-ups. They didn´t even start to know how to cover up a crime. For that you have to go to true experts like the Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder, and the head of the FBI, Robert Mueller. These men, in possession of undisputed evidence that General Petraeus had lied to the FBI, did absolutely nothing about it except to cover it up.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 11/13/2012 4:06:59 PM     (No. 9011963)

Until it was in their interest to "uncover" it. Where are the Republican leadership....!!! Are they even interested in doing their jobs & representing the American people? They have a funny way of showing it, if they do.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 11/13/2012 4:07:57 PM     (No. 9011965)

Stein is pieced off; as we all should be...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: anniej, 11/13/2012 4:26:03 PM     (No. 9012004)


Chicago on the Potomac.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 11/13/2012 4:32:20 PM     (No. 9012013)

Ben Stein puts it all in a nutshell, very good piece.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: RancherJack, 11/13/2012 4:33:58 PM     (No. 9012017)

Bem Stein is the piker. He´s relying on media reports of "what happened" and "when it happened"

C´mon people. Have you still not learned to disbelieve ANYTHING the media tells you?

Listen to Paul Krantz, Broadwell´s father, for crissakes ...

“This is about something else entirely, and the truth will come out,” he told the Daily News.

“There is a lot more that is going to come out ... You wait and see. There’s a lot more here than meets the eye.”

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Reply 6 - Posted by: gagolfer, 11/13/2012 4:47:57 PM     (No. 9012054)

"Gen. Petraeus and his girlfriend are not the real story here, though. Love is strange and a man with the credentials of David Petraeus should not be prosecuted for anything short of murder."

WHY??? In fact, he should be held to a higher standard!! He was entrusted with tremendous responsibility for the safety of our troops and our citizens. He should be prosecuted for every crime, big and little, that he committed. Stein is giving him a pass as are so many others just to get at Obama and company.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: gagolfer, 11/13/2012 4:50:05 PM     (No. 9012062)

Must add- prosecute everyone including any and all in the administration who broke the law. But, for God´s sake, why do Petraeus and Allen get any kind of a pass?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Theeo, 11/13/2012 5:17:51 PM     (No. 9012115)

How short sighted and narrow minded, perhaps even borderline blind of Ben Stein, to not see the real perps in this travesty, the same duo as in Fast&Furious, Obama and Holder. There was nothing to know months ago about Petraeus involved in sexual shenanigans and all the factoids now coming forward in Tome fashion. He and the two women and the other General are pawns in the Obama Holder ongoing chessgame wherein USA is destined to be checkmated.
This latest move by O/H is to smother the truth of Benghazi.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SteelTurman, 11/13/2012 5:24:58 PM     (No. 9012128)

Has anyone wondered about this admiral´s recent recall from the USS Stennis?

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/10/navy-stennis-carrier-strike-group-commander-sent-home-charles-gaouette-102712w/

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 11/13/2012 5:38:15 PM     (No. 9012159)

Two stories containing sexual acts, yet, the "Fourth Estate", our "watchdogs of liberty", are not interested in anything but the "Big Story" of consensual sex between the CIA Director and his "biographer". The sodomy rape, torture, and murder of an American ambassador at an American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on the anniversary of 9/11, and by the same group of terrorists, holds no interest to them at all - not to mention, the reasons why the brave Americans who tried to defend him were slaughtered for lack of help from this Administration.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 11/13/2012 6:43:04 PM     (No. 9012293)

Stein is damaged goods, himself, after tirelessly advocating over the last few years that "Mr. Obama´s tax increases" were necessary to help the economy recover.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: PLPointer67, 11/13/2012 8:42:25 PM     (No. 9012491)

I´m sure posters here have good reasons to diss on Ben Stein... but Stein is royally p-o´ed at Obama & Holder, and his half-hearted criticism of Petraeus & ´girl friend´ should be viewed in the former ire.

No, what Petraeus & Broadwell did are worthy of jail...(besides being felony stupid)... Exchanging notes & secrets(!!!) on Gmail!!! OMG!

And, let´s never forget Benghazi!!!




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Reply 13 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/14/2012 4:33:26 AM     (No. 9012925)

Let´s not forget that Holder is required by law to notify congress when national security is involved, and he did nothing. It never fails to amaze me that congress is purposedly left out on a lot of things when they shouldn´t be and why they put up with it. You might as well get rid of the lot of them and save the taxpayers money.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/14/2012 4:42:13 AM     (No. 9012929)

The real problem is that the federal government is too big, too powerful, and fundamentally corrupt such that it no longer reflects the values of the people it purports to represent. America is fly over country yet it is governed by coeds in heat along the Boston-Beltway cocktail circuit. Washington really is Hollywood for ugly people.

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