Ron Kessler on Petraeus Resignation: There Are Several Cover-ups Going On (Video)

Ronald Kessler, Chief Washington Correspondent for Newsmax, spoke with FOX News tonight about the Petraeus resignation. Kessler said,

There are several cover-ups going on here. One is the claim that the President Obama was not aware of what was going on with the FBI investigation… Simply look at the facts. Is there any way the FBI would launch an investigation on the CIA Director without telling the president? The second cover-up was the fact that the FBI was told to hold off on this until after the election. I was told in early October that the FBI was outraged about this… It started in a very strange way. The FBI came across emails on his military email account in which he referred to doing something under the desk. And there was a misinterpretation that that meant corruption, something under the table. It actually meant sex under the desk.

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  • Patty

    FBI probe of Petraeus triggered by e-mail threats from biographer, officials say
    By Sari Horwitz and Greg Miller, Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2:05 PM

    The collapse of the impressive career of CIA Director David H. Petraeus was triggered when a woman with whom he was having an affair sent threatening e-mails to another woman close to him, according to three senior law enforcement officials with know­ledge of the episode.

    The recipient of the e-mails was so frightened that she went to the FBI for protection and help tracking down the sender, according to the officials. The FBI investigation traced the threats to Paula Broadwell, a former military officer and a Petraeus biographer, and uncovered explicit e-mails between Broadwell and Petraeus, the officials said.

    When Petraeus’s name surfaced, FBI investigators were concerned that the CIA director’s personal e-mail account had been hacked and that national security had been threatened. The officials said further investigation, including FBI interviews with Broadwell and Petraeus, led to the discovery that the two were engaged in an affair.

    The identity of the woman who received the e-mails was not disclosed, and the nature of her relationship with Petraeus is unknown. The officials said the woman did not work at the CIA and was not Petraeus’s wife, Holly. The law enforcement officials said the e-mails indicated that Broadwell perceived the other woman as a threat to her relationship with Petraeus.

    Attempts to reach Broadwell and her relatives have been unsuccessful, and she has not made a public statement since she was linked with Petraeus on Friday.

    All three senior officials who described the impetus for the investigation spoke on the condition of anonymity because aspects of the inquiry are ongoing.


  • Rhonda

    the Generals blackmailer is OBAMA! The General could go to Congress and lie about the video or he would lose his pension and rank. It totally fits with Obama’s mo. Romney was clean as a whistle, obama had nothing to use against Romney but his SUCCESS! The General would not be blackmailed so he resigned and outed himself.

    May God Bless Mitt and Ann Romney and their family. We tried. Love you for trying. same goes for Paul and Janna Ryan God Bless.

  • Patty

    Investigations that they found, imo, shouldn’t have allowed Petraeus to become CIA Director, in the first place. These were conducted in 2010. Affair was between 2010 and 2011.

    Obama had to have been aware of this “EXTRA MARITAL AFFAIR” long before the Attack on Stevens and other three Americans.

    And why would Petraeus go along with the video story, was the reason for Attack. He was CIA director and he was famous for his work in Iraq and nothing got by this guy.

    Obama administration including Obama need to be question and this is another delay tactic.

    Funny, he is president, again. I BLAME THE BIAS MEDIA AND THEY DID NOT DO THEIR JOB.

    many co-conspirators, from obama on down.

  • Patty

    Rep. Peter King: Petraeus “Absolutely Necessary Witness”


  • ★FALCON★

    I made this comment on the other Petraeus thread – Obama’s best beware – Petraeus knows all. He was the CIA director after-all for Goodness sakes.

    He knows if there are UFO, who killed Kennedy, if God exists, and where Obama was born.

    Obama’s days may be numbered.

  • Patty

    WATCH – Rep Gowdy: Either Petraeus Will Come And Testify to Congress Or He Will Be Subpoenaed

    Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC): “The fact that he’s resigned and had an affair has nothing to do with whether he will be subpoenaed to Congress. I hope we don’t have to subpoena a four star general and a former CIA director. I would hope he would come voluntarily but if he won’t he will be subpoenaed. And none of what happened today is an offense to a subpoena… He’s either a witness in our case in chief or he’s gonna be a rebuttal witness if Susan Rice and others blame him for their failure of intelligence and failure of information. But there is no way we can get to the bottom of Benghazi without David Petraeus.”


  • Patty

    #5 November 10, 2012 at 7:41 pm
    ★FALCON★ commented:

    I wish this were true about Obama days are numbered. I am not too sure who or what Obama is. He has channeled his way through so many criminal activities and still capable of coming out the other side.

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  • Patty

    Here’s What We Know About General Petraeus’ Reported Mistress


  • Patty

    And then there is this:

    House asks Clinton to testify on Benghazi, but she declines due to scheduling conflict

    She too, must be questioned to the max. I CERTAINLY DO NOT WANT HER CAREER IN PUBLIC LIFE TO CONTINUE, EITHER.

  • ★FALCON★

    #7 November 10, 2012 at 7:43 pm
    Patty commented:

    I am not too sure who or what Obama is. He has channeled his way through so many criminal activities and still capable of coming out the other side.

    Two things can not remain hidden for long – the sun and the truth.

    Obama is a globalist elite placed in power by forces with no intention of seeing America thrive. Nor survive. It’s all a scheme to destroy America. And steal all of her wealth before killing her in entirety. They are a plaque of locusts that travel from one area to another – and America is the riches target.

    It has taken 50 years for these global UN criminals to gather the coordination and stealth operator (Obama) to kill America. Add in the bogus voter software and bingo. They site there amazed that there hasn’t been a total revolution, and Uncivil war.

    If you were to create another Obama – you would have to import the ingredients.

  • lizzy84

    History teaches us that under in the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin the Red Army was purged of its best officers and men. In fact the purge nearly destroyed the Red Army and it was a real possibility that due to the purge (And killing of these men) that Germany could have destroyed the Soviet Union.

    Now look to today. First Cmdr. Joseph Darlak, captain of the
    frigate Vandegrift, then, Capt. Owen Honors was relieved of duty Tuesday
    as commander of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, then General Ham
    was relieved. There is a massive Reduction in Forces happening in the military. While civilian (union) workers are not being fired, the men and women in uniform are being basically fired.

    Rumors are rampant that there was a Seven Days in May coup d’etat being planned if Obama won. I doubt it, bum Obama is removing all and any opposition to his plans there can be. Rumors are also rampant that this was the last free election we as a nation will ever have. That Obama has no intention of ever giving up power and he will soon find a way to eliminate both Houses of Congress and the Supreme Court. Why not? Already the left has declared him G-d.

    I fear the end is nearing for the United States of America. A once proud and free nation now subjected to the whim of a dictator.
    maggie’s notebook: You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me~

  • Patty

    Femme fatale: Threats, explicit emails, and sex under the desk define Petraeus affair

    Read more:

    New, unconfirmed details emerged on Saturday about how the FBI uncovered former CIA Director David Petraeus’ affair with one of his biographers, Paula Broadwell.

    The FBI reportedly received a complaint from a third party who claimed to have been the target of harassing emails from Broadwell. The agency’s investigation apparently broadened when it discovered that Broadwell or another individual may have attempted to access Petraeus’ email account.

    When the FBI looked further into the matter, according to the conservative website Newsmax, investigators found thousands of emails between the former general and Broadwell, including one that allegedly detailed his fantasy of engaging in sex under his office desk.

    “I’m not sure anyone really ‘knew,’ per se,” a senior military source who has worked with Petraeus told Business Insider. “But it’s one of those things that, as soon as the announcement was made, I knew in an instant who it was. Everything made sense. Who had exclusive access to him? Who wrote the hagiography on his life? Who framed their entire existence around his persona? It wasn’t hard to make the guess, and the rest is public knowledge now. One day, she’s celebrating her birthday as an accomplished — if you want to use that term — author and PhD candidate, the next she’s Paula Jones.”

    Petraeus and Broadwell reportedly continued sharing emails even after the affair ended a few months ago.

    “I took full advantage of his open-door policy to seek insight and share perspectives,” Broadwell wrote in her biography of Petraeus.

    “I’d earned varsity letters in cross-country and indoor and outdoor track and finished at the top of my class for athletics at West Point; I wanted to see if he could keep stride during an interview. Instead it became a test for me,” she wrote, adding that Petraeus eventually increased his running speed “until the talk turned to heavy breathing, and we reached a 6-minute-per-mile pace. It was a signature Petraeus move. I think I passed the test, but I didn’t bother to transcribe the interview.”

    Also on Saturday, the New York Times denied that Broadwell’s cuckolded husband, Scott Broadwell, had written the paper’s “Ethicist” columnist for advice about the ongoing affair.

    Read more:

  • dwd

    Other coverups:

    Iranian attack on US drone

    THAT’S FOUR COVERUPS IN THE PAST WEEK, conveniently all to conceal information that could/would influence the election

  • joyo

    Unfortunately, Petraeus’ life is probably in more danger now than at any other time in his life. After all, murder is the “Chicago” way. I believe the Obama folks blackmailed him into telling Congress it was the video behind the Benghazi killings at his first meeting with Congress. Petraeus has since seen the handwriting on the wall and decided he didn’t want to be the FALL GUY for THE ONE on Benghazi.

  • ★FALCON★

    The Mayans have December 21st 2012 as the end.

    Anyone doubting that now after the last few months?

    I find it amazing that all of America’s enemies have not simultaneously stuck us all at once.

    If things continue this way – we won’t have much time left.

  • Mike

    I am so sick off all of this shady behavior. Historically there has always been a certain amount of corruption that goes with positions of power, however this is simply not acceptable. We have elected a crook for another four years. He and his minions are about as venal as they come. There is an expectation of dignity decorum that is expected out of our leaders. I will not call him president. I call him crook, liar and enemy of this nation.

  • donh


  • Patty

    #11 November 10, 2012 at 7:50 pm
    ★FALCON★ commented:

    It is the sheep of American, Youth, Blacks, Women and add worst of all, Republicans who didn’t vote, Dumb luck, and a generation that has fallen for a celebrity, eye candy and hip hop character style of a man who never had experience to lead.

    Fallon, Letterman, the View, Pimp with a Limp and so on. He attacked Romney over an over in crucial states and he ran a better campaign with Hispanics.

    What happened was the voters who were uninformed and pot smoking idiots were asked what is you know about Obama, they knew only what they saw on late night.

    Young girls with enablers for parents loved Fluke, Obama was giving them free stuff and among them contraception.

    I know who and what he is, he is slick and he hit the right Americans and he never lost a beat.

  • JenBee

    Interesting to see all of you here seeming to be so sure that the ‘light’ and the ‘truth’ is going to come out on this. It won’t. The election has absolutely broken my spirit, and I no longer believe Obama will get ANY of his just due. Even if something does come out, it’ll NEVER EVER be reported on in the MSM — the ignorant ‘Honey Boo Boo’ public will NEVER know about it, not EVER. It’ll be swept under the rug. Not only will they never know about it, but Obama nor anyone in his administration or cabinet will EVER, NOT FREAKING EVER, be punished or held accountable for it. Y’all are totally fooling yourselves, clinging to scraps. This election proved to me alot of things, and one of those things is that Obama is untouchable. Sad but true. Go ahead and attack me though I’m ‘one of you’, but at least I see reality, I know what’s what, and Obama will never face consequences for this or for ANYTHING.

  • ★FALCON★

    #17 November 10, 2012 at 7:59 pm
    Mike commented:

    I am so sick off all of this shady behavior. Historically there has always been a certain amount of corruption that goes with positions of power, however this is simply not acceptable. We have elected a crook for another four years. He and his minions are about as venal as they come. There is an expectation of dignity decorum that is expected out of our leaders. I will not call him president. I call him crook, liar and enemy of this nation.

    And Boehner – the loyal opposition – is drunk by 9 AM, Monday through Friday.

    If he’s not a collaborator he’s too stupid and drunk to be in the Republican party.

  • Patty

    Flashback: Sen Menendez Says Secret Service Men Should Be Fired For Prostitute Scandal

    From Joe Schoffstall, MRCTV: In April 2012, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) sat down for an interview with NJ Today Online. During the segment, the senator stated if reports of U.S. Secret Service agents hiring prostitutes during a presidential visit to Colombia turned out to be true, they should be fired. Menendez says: “If the facts are true, they should all be fired. The reality is the Secret Service not only protects the President of the United States, they represent the United States of America. They were on duty and if the facts are true as we read them in the press, they shouldn’t have a job … you don’t go solicit prostitutes.”


    Two Unidentified Women Claim Sen. Bob Menendez Paid Them For Sex in the Dominican Republic

  • ★FALCON★

    #20 November 10, 2012 at 8:01 pm
    JenBee commented:

    Interesting to see all of you here seeming to be so sure that the ‘light’ and the ‘truth’ is going to come out on this. It won’t. The election has absolutely broken my spirit, and I no longer believe Obama will get ANY of his just due.

    Hang in there – we need you. Safety In Numbers.


  • Patty


    Flashback: Sen Menendez Says Secret Service Men Should Be Fired For Prostitute Scandal

  • Patty

    From Holder, Obama to Jarrett, and Hillary, CIA and Secret Service all criminals.

    We are not just doomed, America as we know it won’t be the same until we are rescued but not by their form of intelligence. They will leave all of us to defend for ourselves.

  • Theadora
  • USMC Thomas

    Frankly, they could have video showing SØBama joining in the gangbang of Ambassador Stevens and he still would have won reelection.

  • Patty

    #20 November 10, 2012 at 8:01 pm
    JenBee commented:

    I will say this, hopefully, I am correct. Even though Obama is dragging investigations on and on. Hillary will be called in to testify. And for Petraeus, he could plead the fifth, so can others. But Congress will continue to probe until ALL investigations and the truth comes out. Parents of these heroes will not rest until they get closure. NOR WILL AMERICA.

    Even if it takes after Obama is out of the White House, his legacy as a President will be worse then any president we have ever had.

  • Patty

    #27 November 10, 2012 at 8:12 pm
    USMC Thomas commented:

    Frankly, they could have video showing SØBama joining in the gangbang of Ambassador Stevens and he still would have won reelection.

    Many feel, including myself, feel that Obama can’t be hurt. Media Bias is to blame and have been for some time. And when CNN was able to pick up on the ground the journal of Stevens and we couldn’t get the Marines and Air to help them, that was the last straw.

    But I digress about the journal. I was wondering the person who was commanded to give this journal to Obama administration isn’t looking over his or her shoulder every day.

    I still believe there is some very damaging information in that journal. HE WAS ASKING FOR HELP LONG BEFORE ATTACK AND UP TOO ATTACK. BUT THERE IS EVEN MORE IN THAT JOURNAL. imo.

  • USMC Thomas

    The Trayvon Martin investigation garnered more attention from the FBI than Ambassador Stevens killing.

  • donh

    Obama looked BROKEN by the end of his campaign….exhausted, tearful….HE HAD TO KILL A LOT OF PEOPLE TO MAINTAIN HIS MEDIA IMAGE ILLUSION FOR RE-ELECTION…..Look at all the sacking that has been going on in our military since Benghazi…because one brave man chose to defy a corrupt order and act with traditional honor protecting our post and fellow men . Obama is now destroying our greatest institution…. the US military….IN AN ENVIRONMENT OF GROWING THREATS. ….and cry baby Boehner thinks this is Obama’s moment…” we are ready to be lead…we are your sheep” NO …It is time to FIGHT…Obama’s re-election was a Phyrric victory…He is WEAK. The shadow of death follows him everywhere .

  • BeanerECMO

    Broadwell didn’t send the threatening emails. Patraeus was send ing hundreds of emails to Broadwell trying to get the affair started again after it was broken off 3 years before.

  • Fionnagh

    #20 Unlike the RINOS in power, we don’t attack “one of us” 🙂

    That said, I’m with you. All I can do is find courage to live my life with dignity and strength, to stand tall for my children. All I really WANT to do, though, is curl up under the covers and stay there.

  • JenBee

    #20 Falcon, #28 Patty, #33 Fionnagh, thanks… it’s tough… I’ve been the most fanatical supporter of everything Conservative, but this election really broke me. I’m TRYING to hang in there. I know we need ‘warriors’ like myself, people who spread and defend the principles of Conservatism, who educate ignorant friends and family. I’m trying. I’m just … dejected.

  • Yrral Dleifsarb

    The real story of the traitor Zero is an unending series of cover-ups. He is a Marxist, a race-baiter, a foreign agent, and a shameless liar. That these facts have not reached 50+ percent of the electorate is a testimont to their willingness to slumber, and the LSM’s complicity in hiding Zero’s true past and nature.

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  • Patty

    #30 November 10, 2012 at 8:26 pm
    USMC Thomas commented:

    The Trayvon Martin investigation garnered more attention from the FBI than Ambassador Stevens killing.

    Well, remember, Obama said, “if I had a son, he would look like Trayvon.”

    So, it seems with Sharpton, Black Panthers, Holder and Jackson get involved things get moving.

  • Patty

    #34 November 10, 2012 at 8:47 pm
    JenBee commented:

    I want to tell you, you are not alone. I feel that many voters were misinformed and Obama found a target and he won before with it and he won again.

    Republicans and Conservatives do need to start working on a plan to defeat in 2016 and a second ago, was when we started. Something must be fix and what we are doing just didn’t work.

    And it is OUR fault. We spoke the truth. It is the details that got lost.

  • Conservative Ken

    If Petraeus were loyal to his country he would have thrown himself on his sword and personally broke the story before the election! He knew this was coming and exposing himself early would change nothing except the election.

    Now what happens…
    Benghazi will be forgotten after a General or two is fired.
    Fast and Furious will be a memory.
    George Zimmerman will not receive a fair trial.
    The Benghazi scapegoat film maker will probably stay behind bars.
    The Rino ridden House of Representatives will capitulate to every Obama demand.

    It’s high time Atlas shrugged!

  • Ghost

    Consigliere Tom Hagen called:

    he said the plan was good but the execution was messy. Now, we got all these loose ends, it’s untidy, too many people snooping around- and worse they’re holding Jimmy in a secure location, y’can’t get to him, they got Army Guards and everything.

    Boss is not pleased. Go to Emergency Plan B, and this time make it work, ya’ follo?

  • Ghost

    #5 not true. it’s not that easy to enter “The Club”. it’s more about bloodlines.

  • Clafoutis

    Massive voter fraud?
    Investigate before Electors vote on December 17 —- please share:

  • Gail

    I cry for my country. Millions of Americans cry for our country. Democrats, what have you done to our country?

  • Oliver

    #5 Falcon: more likely Petraeus’ days are numbered. Wonder if he’ll be found dead by “suicide” or mysterious circumstances soon.

  • A.Smith

    I would hope that Petraeus is safely in hiding until it is his time to testify. He has important info that needs to be brought to light. And Ms.Hillary. . .well give me a break. Scheduling conflict?? Someone needs to make sure her sorry behind is brought to testify. She can run, but she can not hide forever. Truth will prevail.

  • JenBee

    #38 Patty — I blame the Emm-Eff’ing Media. Cause you know what? If the only place I got my ‘news’ was the ‘alphabet’ networks for 30 mins a day at 5:30/6:30pm, I’d think this Obama guy was pretty awesome. He says all the right things, all the time. Thing is, we as Conservatives know that what he DOES is completely opposite from what he SAYS. But *THEY* don’t know this. They don’t know how he LIES. It’s hard to blame this on the ‘ignorant voter’ when the voter is ignorant because of how the MSM manipulates him. Until we get some control over MAINSTREAM media – other than just FOX News – we’ll never win again.

  • donh

    If Petraeus is found dead in his car from an apparent suicide …the real killer will be a member of the Muslim Brotherhood that has wormed his way high up into the security ranks. Those assassinations we here about in Afghanistan where our military is shot in the back by muslims we train are now happening here. …Some Allah Akbar revenge for Saddamn Heussein wars. Maybe GW Bush will be found hanging in a loft before this is over.

  • Oliver

    just watching Stossel — interesting intro showing interviews of attendees at Obama celebration in Chicago. Reporter asked people what they thought Obama’s win meant for “freedom” in America.

    60% were absolutely stunned by the question and speechless.

    Most of those who were able to answer did so by referencing “free stuff” — pell grants, obamacare “free” healthcare, etc.

    Wow. Just Wow.

  • Fionnagh

    I’d wager those subpoenaed to testify have lied under oath before. It’s an acquired skill. Why would anyone believe they will not lie again? Why would anyone believe they will even SHOW UP? What’s gonna happen – a bench warrant for contempt being served by a U.S. Marshall?

  • Oliver

    ps to #48 above:

    also a black middle aged man interviewed; his response:

    (paraphrasing): “We finally get a seat at the table, and will be able to decide who will SUFFER THE MOST.”


    So now you know what code Obama was sending with his Revenge comment: Vote for me and get revenge for decades of black oppression.

  • Fionnagh

    #48 I work next to a woman who is an avid Obama supporter. She speaks proudly of her Hispanic heritage, belongs to La Raza, and thinks CA should be given back to the Mexicans. We work in Seattle. Minor detail:)

    Yesterday all employees received an email from management that as “members” of [the company name] it is mandatory that we provide our PERSONAL email addresses, home and cell phone numbers for “emergency alert notifications.” I was stunned by the invasion of privacy and, more, by the socialistic couch to the words.

    This woman who sits next to me was outraged. She drew a number on her forearm, as if she were in a concentration camp! then vented about that invasion of privacy. She is absolutely incapable of connecting the dots between what her employer is demanding, and what her preferred candidate is demanding. THAT is what we were faced with in this election – the lack of critical thinking skills.

    I gave my employer a real email addess, but one that I signed up for in five minutes on gmail. it was free, and I will never, ever bother to read whatever the hell they send me. 🙂

    At present I have a land line, no cell phone. Now I will get a cell and not tell them when I cancel the land line.

    Petty, perhaps, but I’m pushing back in every possible way.

  • Joanne

    “In total, there are 21 districts in Cleveland where Mr. Romney received precisely 0 votes. In 23 districts, he received precisely 1 vote. And naturally, in one of the districts where Obama won 100% of the vote, there was 100% turnout. What a coincidence!

    By the way, in case you are thinking that Romney did so poorly because maybe those districts were not very populated: Nope. In those 44 districts, Mr. Obama won 14,686 to 23. That’s .16% of the vote for Romney.

    But Ohio’s not important in the electoral college, right?”

  • Rainmom

    Oliver #51
    Speaking of revenge…

    “After we win this election, it’s our turn. Payback time. Everyone not with us is against us and they better be ready because we don’t forget. The ones who helped us will be rewarded, the ones who opposed us will get what they deserve. There is going to be hell to pay. Congress won’t be a problem for us this time. No election to worry about after this is over and we have two judges ready to go.” – Lord Voldemort…er, Valerie Jarrett

  • Ghost

    when the rough stuff hits, pick the side with the rough, tough guys-
    and it might be a good idea to choose now, y’know, get that out the way :-0

  • hi

  • Patty

    #39 November 10, 2012 at 9:04 pm
    Conservative Ken commented:

    Question: Why would Petraeus say it was the Video. Because Obama told him, too?

    I want the answer to this question.

  • Patty


    thanks, hi.

  • Oliver

    #54 Rainmom: did Jarrett actually say that? Is it on video somewhere?

  • Patty

    Was David Petraeus’s Affair In The New York Times Four Months Ago?

    As numerous media outlets are reporting, it appears that Broadwell’s husband may have written a letter to Chuck Klosterman, the ethicist at the New York Times, about the affair months ago:

    My wife is having an affair with a government executive. His role is to manage a project whose progress is seen worldwide as a demonstration of American leadership. (This might seem hyperbolic, but it is not an exaggeration.) I have met with him on several occasions, and he has been gracious. (I doubt if he is aware of my knowledge.) I have watched the affair intensify over the last year, and I have also benefited from his generosity. He is engaged in work that I am passionate about and is absolutely the right person for the job. I strongly feel that exposing the affair will create a major distraction that would adversely impact the success of an important effort. My issue: Should I acknowledge this affair and finally force closure? Should I suffer in silence for the next year or two for a project I feel must succeed? Should I be “true to my heart” and walk away from the entire miserable situation and put the episode behind me? NAME WITHHELD

    There’s no evidence at the moment that this was Broadwell’s husband, but the scenario seems almost identical. Further, Klosterman’s response was intriguing as well:

    The fact that you’re willing to accept your wife’s infidelity for some greater political good is beyond honorable. In fact, it’s so over-the-top honorable that I’m not sure I believe your motives are real. Part of me wonders why you’re even posing this question, particularly in a column that is printed in The New York Times.

    Your dilemma is intriguing, but I don’t see how it’s ambiguous. Your wife is having an affair with a person you happen to respect. Why would that last detail change the way you respond to her cheating? Do you admire this man so much that you haven’t asked your wife why she keeps having sex with him? I halfway suspect you’re writing this letter because you want specific people to read this column and deduce who is involved and what’s really going on behind closed doors (without actually addressing the conflict in person). That’s not ethical, either.[………………] read on!!

  • Patty

    #59 Oliver

    Valerie Jarret – “After We Win This Election, It’s Our Turn. Payback Time.” (WSI)

  • Oliver

    #61 Patty – no disrespect here, but “Washington Insider” is not a credible source. If half of what is put out on Ulsterman Report could be validated, Obama would be in prison.

    I’m not saying it isn’t true, but it’s all 2nd hand rumor that can’t be proven … so no value other than to stir up us tin-hatters.

  • #52,,,its not ignorance its bigotry.

  • Patty


    Romney’s campaign consultants were incompetent, in it for the money

    Stu Stevens of the Stevens and Schriefer Group was said to not be chasing poll numbers with the media buy strategy and appeared instead to be doing little more than “throwing darts at a dartboard.” At best using false numbers provided by ORCA; at worst milking the cash cow of the Romney campaign.

    Most of the more public players, like Andrea Saul and Gail Gitcho, were doing their jobs as adequately as possible given that the apparently the poll numbers, ground operations & virtually all statistics and data involved with GOTV efforts were inaccurate. However, players like Richard Beeson, Romney’s Political Director, are said to have spent the first half of the year “traveling state to state settling scores” instead of doing crucial campaign preparation.

    According to all the sources I spoke to, the breakdown of the campaign can be traced to the primaries. One source saying “they looked at the guy who could raise the most money in history as a ride” adding that “money no longer matters. That’s the problem,” also referring to the campaign overall as “the biggest political flim flam of all time.”

    The result of all of these false numbers and inaccurate ground reports is simple: Mitt Romney was ill-prepared for the actual numbers on election day and his false sense of confidence directly translated into how the campaign operated in the closing weeks. In the words of one source, it was a con job. As David Mamet famously said, “If you’re in the con game and you don’t know who the mark is … you’re the mark.” Mitt Romney had no idea what was coming.

    There wasn’t a thing wrong with Romney, it was his campaign managers in my opinion.

    And if there is one thing that the Republican party needs to do is hire real conservatives who will lead these candidates in the right direction. It seems they must explain their agenda in a clear and informational way. Clarity on immigrations and their tax reforms but more important the social issues should be left up to the states.

    This way Obama theme throughout. Social issues. This will NOT repair our economy. Yes, Romney was trying to explain but Socialists wouldn’t listen. They don’t understand the Job of a President. It has and always will be to protect the American people.

    And Romney should have spoken about Obama’s foreign incompetence therein.

    A leader leads, he doesn’t prescript socialistic opinions when these issues aren’t the president’s job.

  • Conservative Ken

    Hi Patty)

    Patraeus won’t. Because Obama won a second term and his machinery is still in place, the multiple coverups will continue.

    I also believe Patraeus will play ball with the administration much like Blago in Chicago. Whatever else they have on him, they will use. These people play hardball.

  • Patty

    #62 November 10, 2012 at 10:53 pm
    Oliver commented:

    I know you don’t mean disrespect. I just posted this to be posting but here is more on the same site.

    I wouldn’t put it past Jarrett though to have said this. 🙂


    A rep from Jarrett office was in today. She gave us a finish line pep talk and then afterwards, heard her saying how Jarrett is very excited about a 2nd term agenda and a big part of that agenda is to punish everyone who opposed them during the first term and the campaign. Strange that everything was “Ms. Jarrett wants this, and Ms. Jarrett is looking forward to that”. You hardly heard Obama’s name mentioned by her which I guess reinforces what people are saying. Valerie Jarrett really is the power in the White House. I know that when her representative showed up it was like royalty was visiting. All the big dogs were lined up to meet her and acting real friendly and they gave us a heads up an hour before and told us we better “put on a good show” while she was here.

    The part that really stuck out to me was when I overheard the rep say that Jarrett told them, “After we win this election, it’s our turn. Payback time. Everyone not with us is against us and they better be ready because we don’t forget. The ones who helped us will be rewarded, the ones who opposed us will get what they deserve. There is going to be hell to pay. Congress won’t be a problem for us this time. No election to worry about after this is over and we have two judges ready to go.” She was talking directly to about three of them. Sr. staff. And she wasn’t trying to be quiet about it at all. And they were all listening and shaking their heads and smiling while she said it. Pretty creepy.

    Why are they so confident about winning next week? We aren’t getting any numbers in the office that has any of us knowing Obama will win. It will be close. Jarrett and her people seem so confident. Why is that? Do you have any information on why she is so confident? I’m worried. Benghazi was supposed to play big this weekend. That is what everybody here was bracing for last week. You could really tell the staffers were freaking out. Now nobody is talking about it. Like it was never a concern. Like it never even happened. Don’t you have people to help with that? What happened? You said it was going to be a game changer. I told some others it would be and now I’m kind of hanging out there. Not the only one around here who got a real bad vibe after the Alex thing. Help! Need some good news after today!

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  • Patty

    #65 November 10, 2012 at 11:03 pm
    Conservative Ken commented:


    The he is dishonoring the office he held. He looks weak and that is something he really doesn’t want. If he is ordered to answer court proceedings and pleads the 5th, we have our answer. And there are going to be some in the FBI that aren’t going to take this sitting down. I do believe there is still some honorable men and women.

    4 heroes dead and their families want answer and someone is going to give them the answers they are waiting for.

  • Patty

    he is of course Petraeus.

  • Oliver

    #64 Patty: re: Romney’s campaign team

    I have no idea if any of that is true, but given Romney’s business smarts, I can’t imagine him being duped like that. Anything is possible I guess.

    What’s much more likely IMHO is that this is a story created and leaked by Team O in the event that voter fraud stories come to light (which they already have!). Once they lay the groundwork for “Romney campaign corruption!” … who will care about, believe or investigate cases of voter fraud. No one. Absolutely no one.

    This is how Team O works. This is why they won, and will continue to win.

  • Patty

    Report: FBI whistle-blower contacted Eric Cantor on David Petraeus affair

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke to an FBI whistle-blower two weeks ago who accused then-CIA Director David Petraeus of having an extramarital affair and potentially jeopardizing the security of classified information, according to a news report.

    Cantor’s chief of staff, Steve Stombres, later met with FBI officials to pass on the accusations from the whistle-blower, the New York Times reported on Saturday night.


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  • Patty

    #70 November 10, 2012 at 11:31 pm
    Oliver commented:

    I like Romney and the more he spoke the more I liked him. A good and descent man who Obama attacked and would say any lie he could to hurt him.

  • shadow

    Democrats, what have you done to our country?

    After electing Bush twice, I didn’t think Republicans even cared anymore.

  • shadow

    And naturally, in one of the districts where Obama won 100% of the vote, there was 100% turnout. What a coincidence!

    And how is that even possible? That “district” has 2 voters, and they both voted for obama. Shocker! Of course that didn’t fit the storyline, so it was ommited.

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  • Rachel

    Looks like our entire Government is a cesspool of snakes and cockroaches. Can’t even trust the Generals anymore. We know he lied for Obama…but was it because he was threatened or because he’s a collaborator? Which ever, there is no nobility in protecting a guilty President over the lives of those American heroes in Benghazi. I hope the lot of them from Obama on down get their a**es handed to them. They are all a disgrace.

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  • Thom99


    “Most of those who were able to answer did so by referencing “free stuff” — pell grants, obamacare “free” healthcare, etc.”

    That’s why comrade Obama won the election. Like Rush said, “You can’t beat Santa Claus.” We’ve reached the tipping point between capitalism and socialism in this country and, sadly, I’m afraid socialism has won.

  • #5 November 10, 2012 at 7:41 pm – “three words” will prevent any impeachment of Owe: Joe Biden

  • mg4us

    Something is not right. .why did Petraeus resign when Bill Clinton as president didn’t.

    It all depends on
    1) definition of “is” is
    2) whether he inhaled
    3) whether he spread the wealth

  • Patty VIEW

    Petraeus’s ‘sex under the desk’ mistress pictured just a few seats from his wife as colleague tells how she ‘got her claws into him’

    Unidentified military source says Paula Broadwell relentlessly followed Petraeus to private events and ‘went from someone very likeable to a shameless self-promoting prom queen’
    Petraeus stepped down as CIA director on Friday after confessing to cheating on his wife of 37 years
    Petraeus was caught after exchanging sexually explicit emails with his 40-year-old mistress

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    WATCH ABOVE INTERVIEW: Benghazi, Libya Attack and CIA Dir. Petraeus Resignation Update – Cover Up? – Judge Jeanine Pirro

  • Patty

    The Obama administration has given our enemies secrets and have changed the rules.

  • Patty

    Obama cover-up claim over CIA chief’s affair: Was the relationship discovered by FBI months ago, but hushed up due to election?

    President Obama faced allegations of a major political cover-up last night over the resignation of CIA chief General David Petraeus, who had an affair with a married woman.

    Congress is expected to investigate claims that the affair was hushed up to protect Obama’s re-election campaign.

    It is believed the affair was discovered by the FBI months ago, but not made public until after the election.
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    Disgraced: General Petraeus with his mistress Paula Broadwell

    Disgraced: General Petraeus with his mistress Paula Broadwell
    Cover-up? If it is discovered the Petraeus affair was kept quite so as to not disrupt Obama’s Presidential campaign, Barack may face some tough questioning

    Cover-up? If it is discovered the Petraeus affair was kept quite so as to not disrupt Obama’s Presidential campaign, Barack may face some tough questioning
    A Woman Scorned? It is being claimed that the affair between David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell emerged after she sent threatening emails to an alleged love rival from the retired general’s own Gmail account

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  • American Conservatism


    Peacefully grant the State of Louisiana to withdraw from the United States of America and create its own NEW government.

    As the founding fathers of the United States of America made clear in the Declaration of Independence in 1776:

    “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.”

    “…Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it, and institute new Government…”

  • raybojabo

    Its obvious that Broadwell was a prostitute for the FBI posing as a biographer to set up Petraeus ala J Edgar Hoover style to gain control of him by blackmail. He was already under Odumbo’s thumb before he got the CIA job.

  • bg


    There Are Several Cover-ups Going On

    gee, ya think?? /s/



  • grandmaC

    Can you say “Voter Fraud”? Obama did not really win the election. Once again, never let a crisis go to waste. The fraud is already coming out.

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  • Ghost

    her husband was all in. so-o understanding, so-o sensitive, so-o supportive- why?
    smells like like Valerie Plame and her husband, I forgot his name already, but a different last name

  • Interesting

    grandmaC commented: “Can you say “Voter Fraud”? Obama did not really win the election. Once again, never let a crisis go to waste. The fraud is already coming out.”

    But who will DO anything about it?
    Mitt already conceded the election.
    The facts no longer matter.
    Obama has won TWICE now by fraud.
    He is not now nor ever will be the legitimate POTUS.
    But if the people don’t demand a real POTUS, and allow the fraud, they deserve what they get, because they VOWED to protect the country from all enemies foreign AND DOMESTIC and they went against those vows.
    Sadly, not being faithful to vows at all costs is kind of the topic of the thread.. And how it ended for Petraeus is foreshadowing the USA if she gives in on this fraud continually and allows the country to be stolen from under Lady Liberty’s nose. Neither ending is very pretty.

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