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Obama Administration Gave
Petraeus´s Wife a $187,605-
Per-Year Job

Cybercast News Service, by Penny Starr

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/15/2012 12:19:14 PM

The Obama administration named Holly Petraeus--wife of retired Gen. David Patraeus, who resigned last week as CIA director after revealing he had had an extramarital affair--to a $187,605-per-yer job in the newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB, created by the Dodd-Frank law, was placed by that law under the umbrella of the Federal Reserve. The funding of the CFBP, which comes from the Federal Reserve, is not subject to congressional oversight. Mrs. Petraeus became a member of the CFPB Implementation Team on Jan. 12, 2011.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 11/15/2012 12:21:03 PM     (No. 9016343)

We had enough make-work Federal agencies without the CFPB who have cleansed the earth of the scourge known as Buckyballs.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 11/15/2012 12:21:37 PM     (No. 9016344)

Sorry that was the Consumer Safety Protection outfit. Same sentiment though.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: AltaD, 11/15/2012 12:28:25 PM     (No. 9016363)

He sold his soul and in the end, was burned by the one (or, The One) who purchased it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Advocate, 11/15/2012 12:28:47 PM     (No. 9016364)

Does she have any qualifications- academically or in the private sector or is this the white version of Michelle Obamas make work 300,000 a year job?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: daphne, 11/15/2012 12:50:44 PM     (No. 9016408)

I was wondering when people would look under this rock. I think the D´s will really push that DP is an R. But if he is, he is definitely a RINO. And I think the rumors that DP might be tapped as Romney´s running mate came from the O camp. Hmmmm.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 11/15/2012 12:51:08 PM     (No. 9016410)

Obama´s people sure know how to buy loyalty: Patreaus and wife get lucrative paying jobs for their ultimate fealty to the Won and his policies?????

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/15/2012 12:55:29 PM     (No. 9016426)

This is the kind of thing the husband usually asks for for his wife.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ebgodard, 11/15/2012 12:56:30 PM     (No. 9016427)

So according to this timeline, she took a leave in Sept 2011 to write a book and it was publishing in January 2012? She supposedly only began the affair AFTER Petraeus became CIA Director- about the same time. Does not pass the credulity test. One prolific gal. We initially heard that the affair was going on in Afghanistan which makes far more sense. Until of course Petraeus realized he could be brought up on military charges for adultery while in the military. I guess he figures its BETTER to fool around with national intelligence rather than a morals clause. Sweet.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 11/15/2012 12:59:52 PM     (No. 9016437)

So there was the payoff...aha!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: altoona, 11/15/2012 1:01:32 PM     (No. 9016440)

The Mrs. was close to Elizabeth Warren somehow.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 11/15/2012 1:02:51 PM     (No. 9016445)

And they called Arkansas politics incestuous.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Caljeepgirl, 11/15/2012 1:07:46 PM     (No. 9016455)

Wow, she can´t possibly be worth 187,000 a year....talk about gravy....and we wonder why the Fed Gov is in debt up to it´s eyeballs?!?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/15/2012 1:08:15 PM     (No. 9016458)

Great, just great. First Patraeus screws around on his wife and now she is going to screw around with us.....

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Reply 14 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/15/2012 1:20:43 PM     (No. 9016486)

This is the sort of thing that goes on in washington regularly. Congressman James Clyburn of S.C. was able to get his daughter appointed to the F.C.C.
And while members of congress cannot hire members of their own family, they usually arrange a trade with another member of congress.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/15/2012 1:30:14 PM     (No. 9016511)

The timing of this story stinks. It reads like, "Alright, we´ve taken you down, and we will take out your wife, next. We will not tolerate any ´unauthorized´ testimony before Congress."

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Daylily, 11/15/2012 1:36:28 PM     (No. 9016520)

Had this job opening been made public I would have applied - am qualified and could certainly use an extra $187K a year. Whoops, no politicians in my family or circle of friends so I wouldn´t have had a chance.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Pearson365, 11/15/2012 1:42:47 PM     (No. 9016533)

The General was selected not because of his sleuth experience (none) but because Obama knew of his "close relationship" with Paula Broadwell from his time in Afghanistan. This blackmail material was then enhanced by giving Mrs P a job with the same salary as a US senator and her CIA Director husband.
Bribe and blackmail kept the money grubbing DP silent before and after Benghazi.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 11/15/2012 1:56:16 PM     (No. 9016558)

To paraphrase Dr. Phil, "So,Petraeus, how´s that 30 pieces of silver working out for ya?"

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 11/15/2012 2:07:26 PM     (No. 9016582)

Is there no accountability for this president? Who supervises what goes on? How much can we take? No wonder we are broke, more in debt each day, still there is no need to question Obama about anything!

What has happened to our country?

Is this how a dictatorship begins?

Congress "has" to stop this "take over" that is Obamacare, not just the medical, but overall he has brought in czars and who knows who else, still no one questions him. The liberal media will one day be held accountable, hopefully not before we are lost, beyond recognition.

Pray for America and let your voice be known.

Every day we learn more about this president, his cronies as well as a Liberal Senate, Liberal press/media that support each other.

Satan is celebrating in America, performing his diabolical mission of setting one against another, also he doesn´t fear anyone but Jesus, God´s Son, who came to reveal to US what his plans were/are.

Open your eyes! See what is happening to our beloved land. Obama keeps smiling/snearing as he leads US down the path of destruction.



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Reply 20 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 11/15/2012 2:23:28 PM     (No. 9016618)

DP and wife sure were two hogs at the trough weren´t they?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 11/15/2012 3:18:44 PM     (No. 9016743)

187K is just a pitance of what Obama brided Oregon St. Univ. in order for Moooch´s brother to keep his BB coaching job. That bill was 17M in order to secure the job of one of worst win-loss coaches in the PAC 12.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 11/15/2012 5:33:34 PM     (No. 9016974)

The plot thickens!

When everyone has submitted their experiences, we will finally get the "full story" of exactly what is going on in this administration that seeks to destroy prosperity and make US a third-world country, while Obama and his thugs will prosper and be "above" all of US, living the high life in Hawaii!



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Reply 23 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/15/2012 7:12:28 PM     (No. 9017103)

The job sure protected her consumer finances.

Blogs and lesser media have been pointing at the wife´s sweetheart job all week while MSM sees nothing, hears nothing, and says nothing.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/15/2012 11:10:01 PM     (No. 9017444)

Think about the hypocrisy. She gets a $187,605 job as part of the inner circle, but seniors need to worry about Social Security cuts.



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