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Breaking: CIA Director Petraeus
Resigns, Cites Extramarital Affair (Update)

Ulsterman Report, by Ulsterman

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Posted By:earlybird, 11/9/2012 5:49:17 PM

This may prove even more important than the initial reports suggest. Is Director David Petraeus a fatality of Chicago politics – made to remain silent prior to the election and now left to act as the administration’s sacrifice to Congressional investigators in the wake of the Benghazi scandal? Or is the former military general preparing to unleash facts that will lead directly back to the Obama White House and the president himself regarding what really happened on September 11th of this year when four Americans – including a U.S. ambassador, were killed during a coordinated terrorist attack against

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Ulsterman, like many of us, questions the timing and Obie's plan to immediately skip the country...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: charliecoconut, 11/9/2012 5:52:19 PM     (No. 9003650)

Just when I thought it might get quiet here on the fabulous Lucianne News, here we go again...thank the lord for this site.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/9/2012 5:55:39 PM     (No. 9003659)

UPDATED almost the moment I clicked final confirmation of post:

UPDATE: Reports now circulating that Petraeus’ scheduled testimony next week before Congress regarding the Benghazi Massacre has been cancelled.
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That makes absolutely no sense. Will Congress simply subpoena Petraeus and force his testimony regardless? More importantly – why WOULDN”T Congress do just that? And would the former general participate, or would he plead the 5th? Or perhaps the Obama White House would initiate sweeping Executive Privilege as they did with Fast and Furious and dare Congressional leaders to try and force the president’s hand. He so far has successfully buried the Fast and Furious investigation – why not Benghazi as well?


Update goes on to say that some are saying that his "affair" occurred over a year ago.

Stay tuned.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lwgii, 11/9/2012 6:04:05 PM     (No. 9003683)

How tough is this to figure out? Zippy found out that Petraeus wasnt' going to fall on his sword and take the blame. Jarrett told him if you don't, we're going to smear you with details of this affair. He said "You can't fire me, I quit" and pre-emptively confessed to the affair.

It's the Chicago way, people. I'm disappointed in all of you. Back to studying, all of you!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chuck koala, 11/9/2012 6:12:25 PM     (No. 9003700)

Always heard that he worked REAL HARD on the job.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rubinski, 11/9/2012 6:23:51 PM     (No. 9003731)

He probably didn't even have an affair--it's just an excuse that he can use to quit.

I wouldn't be surprised if someone has made threats to him.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/9/2012 6:27:39 PM     (No. 9003736)

Haul his arse up to Congress next week. Drag him if you have to.
The American People want the truth.
We demand it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/9/2012 6:36:55 PM     (No. 9003747)

One becomes a General by singing the company song no matter what it is.

David has resigned because he will not be a party to murder and cover up.

I hope.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Donna M, 11/9/2012 6:39:03 PM     (No. 9003750)

Won't happen. More behind this. And Congress won't push it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TexasAllTheWay, 11/9/2012 6:44:48 PM     (No. 9003759)

Not a word on Diane Sawyer about him not testifying...


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Reply 10 - Posted by: Griz70, 11/9/2012 7:10:10 PM     (No. 9003792)

Subpoena him for what took place on his watch. The rest of this is an attempt to stop the truth from being heard.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: thewarden, 11/9/2012 7:23:48 PM     (No. 9003817)

He better get some bodyguards, or go into hiding.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/9/2012 7:42:30 PM     (No. 9003846)

Nothing about Petraeus' resignation passes the smell test.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TruthandJustice, 11/9/2012 7:52:01 PM     (No. 9003857)

Still, the White House, with concurrence by the FBI and Justice Department, held off on asking for Petraeus’ resignation until after the election. His resignation occurred three days after the election, avoiding the possibility that Obama’s ill-fated appointment of Petraeus could become an issue in the election.

FBI agents on the case were aware that such a decision had been made to hold off on forcing him out until after the election and were outraged.

“The decision was made to delay the resignation apparently to avoid potential embarrassment to the president before the election,” an FBI source says. “To leave him in such a sensitive position where he was vulnerable to potential blackmail for months compromised our security and is inexcusable.”



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Obama was elected under false pretenses Impeach

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 11/9/2012 7:53:07 PM     (No. 9003859)

Is it true that the hearing is to be before a Senate Committee headed up by the decorated and oft wounded Viet Nam Hero, Senator John F Kerry?

And now that Patraeus has resigned, Kerry's committee is "no longer interested" in having Patraeus testify about Benghazi?

And meanwhile President Putt is off to the orient for high colonics or somesuch?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 11/9/2012 8:41:33 PM     (No. 9003949)

...like manyt, I haave spent a couple of days questioning my abilities of decernment, we have taken a another step toward "Idiocracy"...

...but this is most strange. There is nothing to stop him being called to hearings. Maybe not Jon (served in Viet Nam) Kerry and perhaps next S.0.S., but congress should be all over it, if need be...

...if there are games going on, Petraeus has just filled a brown paper bag with some warm wet stuff and has lit and left it on the doorsteps of the White House...

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bigfoot, 11/9/2012 9:30:19 PM     (No. 9004048)

More like a Kakistocracy!

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