E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > Everything Else > The Off-Topic > Political Talk

Political Talk
You may discuss anything regarding politics in this forum ONLY. If you cannot respect others opinions, your access to this forum will be removed.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-09-2012, 03:39 PM   #1
MDydinanM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: East Coast
Posts: 754
My Ride: is a ///M
CIA Director Petraeus resigns over extra-marital affair - before tesitying on Libya

Holy smokes! I didn't see this coming

General Patraeus, America's famous General?

I'm disappointed, and as a Veteran, feel let down.

Quote:
CIA director David Petraeus resigns over extramarital affair

Editor's note: Retired Gen. David Petraeus stepped down Friday as head of the Central Intelligence Agency - 14 months after taking the job, days after the presidential election and days before he was set to testify before Congress about an attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead.

---------

Petraeus issued a statement announcing his resignation, saying, "After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair.

"Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. This afternoon, the president graciously accepted my resignation."
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/11/09...arital-affair/

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...ion/?hpt=hp_t1

Last edited by MDydinanM; 11-09-2012 at 04:13 PM.
MDydinanM is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 03:50 PM   #2
evolved
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Posts: 816
My Ride: 2011 BMW 135i
That's too bad....I've always liked and respected him.
__________________

Present
2011 BMW 135i - BSM
Past
2006 Mazdaspeed 6 GT, 2000 BMW 323ci, 2003 Evolution VIII, 1995 Nissan 240sx w/ SR20DET

E46Sig
evolved is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 03:56 PM   #3
kaput
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Carlisle, PA
Posts: 748
My Ride: 2002 M3 SMG
Send a message via AIM to kaput
Now why would he do that? I hope he still gets brought in to testify.
__________________

2002 M3
kaput is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:23 PM   #4
russ330
Mod Squad
 
russ330's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Mississippi's Gulf Coast
Posts: 15,802
My Ride: Motorsport III
Send a message via AIM to russ330
I wonder when the affair happened. I wouldn't be surprised if being in DC corrupted him.
__________________
russ330 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:25 PM   #5
Big Rick
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Maryland - Land of Taxes!
Posts: 1,410
My Ride: 325Xi
Hey... The guy is human isn't he?
__________________
NWS and Advertising Removed.
Big Rick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:31 PM   #6
kaput
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Carlisle, PA
Posts: 748
My Ride: 2002 M3 SMG
Send a message via AIM to kaput
I am not talking aboutthe affair... the resignation, the timing... Seems very coincidental.
__________________

2002 M3
kaput is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:31 PM   #7
Wraisil
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Acworth, GA
Posts: 216
My Ride: 2010 Infiniti G37
Okay, he retired. What does that have to do with his testimony? Retired/Active/Civilian doesn't matter when it comes to Congressional summons to testify. It's still legally required to go if they say to come testify..
Wraisil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:33 PM   #8
kaput
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Carlisle, PA
Posts: 748
My Ride: 2002 M3 SMG
Send a message via AIM to kaput
Exactly... IF. If they bring him in. that is the point. He was scheduled to do so. If he doesn't afterall, or is no longer asked to, something is up.
__________________

2002 M3
kaput is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:33 PM   #9
MDydinanM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: East Coast
Posts: 754
My Ride: is a ///M
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wraisil View Post
Okay, he retired. What does that have to do with his testimony? Retired/Active/Civilian doesn't matter when it comes to Congressional summons to testify. It's still legally required to go if they say to come testify..
Well, so far, according to the news he isn't anymore. He was supposed to testify for the CIA and what they knew or didn't know. Since he's resigned, he now can't speak on behalf of the CIA anymore. The deputy director likely will.
__________________
MDydinanM is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:38 PM   #10
Act of God
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: NY
Posts: 334
My Ride: 3.5 Liters of fury
Send a message via AIM to Act of God
Bret Baier of Fox News just tweeted, "With Petraeus' resignation effective immediately, he will not testify next week & lawmakers are said to be 'stunned' by the announcement."
__________________
Gold Medal Recipient: Jimmy Rustling (2014)

“They have the guns and therefore we are for peace and for reformation through the ballot. When we have the guns then it will be through the bullet.” - Saul Alinsky, quoting Lenin
Act of God is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:47 PM   #11
BeMyWhip
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: The Big Apple USA
Posts: 3,542
My Ride: 01 BMW 330ci
Quote:
Originally Posted by kaput View Post
I am not talking aboutthe affair... the resignation, the timing... Seems very coincidental.
Ya think?!
__________________
Always Mod!!!
Founder: 330Ci The 3 litre coupe
BeMyWhip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:48 PM   #12
kaput
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Carlisle, PA
Posts: 748
My Ride: 2002 M3 SMG
Send a message via AIM to kaput
Quote:
Originally Posted by BeMyWhip View Post
Ya think?!
Ok, seriously, Shut the **** up. Jesus tap dancing christ you are by far and wide the most annoying mother ****** on here.

Just stop. Stop posting, stop breathing... Whatever it takes. You know what's worse? I am not a Democrat, and I can't stand your BS in here.
__________________

2002 M3

Last edited by kaput; 11-09-2012 at 04:49 PM.
kaput is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:50 PM   #13
Stanc3
Registered User
 
Stanc3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Yorba Linda, CA (Orange County)
Posts: 8,049
My Ride: 99' JB 328i
Quote:
Originally Posted by kaput View Post
Ok, seriously, Shut the **** up. Jesus tap dancing christ you are by far and wide the most annoying mother ****** on here.

Just stop. Stop posting, stop breathing... Whatever it takes. You know what's worse? I am not a Democrat, and I can't stand your BS in here.
+ Fvckin 1 !
__________________
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought,
but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

- Albert Einstein
- Chad
Stanc3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 04:52 PM   #14
Act of God
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: NY
Posts: 334
My Ride: 3.5 Liters of fury
Send a message via AIM to Act of God
stay on topic, please don't let this turn into a BeMyWhip thread. This is important, corrupt stuff going on.
__________________
Gold Medal Recipient: Jimmy Rustling (2014)

“They have the guns and therefore we are for peace and for reformation through the ballot. When we have the guns then it will be through the bullet.” - Saul Alinsky, quoting Lenin
Act of God is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 05:15 PM   #15
MDydinanM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: East Coast
Posts: 754
My Ride: is a ///M
Quote:
Originally Posted by kaput View Post
Ok, seriously, Shut the **** up. Jesus tap dancing christ you are by far and wide the most annoying mother ****** on here.

Just stop. Stop posting, stop breathing... Whatever it takes. You know what's worse? I am not a Democrat, and I can't stand your BS in here.
x1000
__________________
MDydinanM is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 05:34 PM   #16
joeski3d
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: NJ
Posts: 519
My Ride: 2000 323i
Quote:
Originally Posted by kaput View Post
Ok, seriously, Shut the **** up. Jesus tap dancing christ you are by far and wide the most annoying mother ****** on here.

Just stop. Stop posting, stop breathing... Whatever it takes. You know what's worse? I am not a Democrat, and I can't stand your BS in here.
__________________

Ballbusters Inc.

DISCLAIMER: No balls were physically hurt during the reading of this post. Should redness and/or swelling occur consult your gynecologist immediately.
joeski3d is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 05:35 PM   #17
joeski3d
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: NJ
Posts: 519
My Ride: 2000 323i
Quote:
Originally Posted by Act of God View Post
corrupt stuff going on.
Speculation is speculative.
__________________

Ballbusters Inc.

DISCLAIMER: No balls were physically hurt during the reading of this post. Should redness and/or swelling occur consult your gynecologist immediately.
joeski3d is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 05:57 PM   #18
joeski3d
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: NJ
Posts: 519
My Ride: 2000 323i


Not bad general. Not bad.
__________________

Ballbusters Inc.

DISCLAIMER: No balls were physically hurt during the reading of this post. Should redness and/or swelling occur consult your gynecologist immediately.
joeski3d is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 06:04 PM   #19
MDydinanM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: East Coast
Posts: 754
My Ride: is a ///M
holy smokes...again!

Is that Paula Broadwell, former Army Capt, that wrote the book "All In", a biography of Petraues? It all makes sense now...she even accompanied Petraues to Afghanistan.




Quote:
Originally Posted by joeski3d View Post


Not bad general. Not bad.

Last edited by MDydinanM; 11-09-2012 at 07:11 PM.
MDydinanM is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2012, 07:01 PM   #20
BeMyWhip
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: The Big Apple USA
Posts: 3,542
My Ride: 01 BMW 330ci
At least he had good taste. Anyhow, why woild he resign over infedelity?
I think he needs to be responsible for telling what he knows about this conspiracy.
__________________
Always Mod!!!
Founder: 330Ci The 3 litre coupe
BeMyWhip is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Censor is ON





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use