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Petraeus Betrayed his Country Before he Betrayed his Wife

Michael160 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:09 PM
That is disturbing. Equally disturbing is the Democrats' equally long running con game, whereby a low income political base keeps falling for the same trick where they are the primary victim of Democratic policies which always favor the wealthy. In fact, can you tell me anything in the West or eslewhere that doesn't involve flattering the masses while enriching the wealthy and leaving power in the hands of a few? Anybody who things they see through one party and then votes for the other one is just as foolish as those "on the other side of the [imaginary] aisle." The only ones doing well under Obama are the Wall Street banksters whose portfolios have been reinflated by the Fed.

Was David Petraeus as great a general as the write-ups of his downfall routinely claim? This is a provocative question that I will begin to answer with another question: Did America prevail in the Iraq War? I suspect few would say "yes" and believe it, which is no reflection on the valor and sacrifice of the American and allied troops who fought there. On the contrary, it was the vaunted strategy of the two-step Petraeus "surge" that was the blueprint of failure.

While U.S. troops carried out Part One successfully by fighting to establish basic security, the "trust" and "political reconciliation" that...