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Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:10 PM

Attempted Military Coup D'etat

Wonder if that is what was going on?

Don

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Reply Attempted Military Coup D'etat (Original post)
NNN0LHI Nov 2012 OP
Bok_Tukalo Nov 2012 #1
arthritisR_US Nov 2012 #25
JCMach1 Nov 2012 #2
Armstead Nov 2012 #3
Agnosticsherbet Nov 2012 #4
Whisp Nov 2012 #11
AnotherMcIntosh Nov 2012 #12
backscatter712 Nov 2012 #21
abelenkpe Nov 2012 #31
AnotherMcIntosh Nov 2012 #33
coalition_unwilling Nov 2012 #18
underthematrix Nov 2012 #29
leveymg Nov 2012 #5
BlueToTheBone Nov 2012 #6
Horse with no Name Nov 2012 #7
davepc Nov 2012 #8
grasswire Nov 2012 #9
aletier_v Nov 2012 #24
Cracklin Charlie Nov 2012 #10
Mme. Defarge Nov 2012 #20
DonRedwood Nov 2012 #26
Lint Head Nov 2012 #13
Tierra_y_Libertad Nov 2012 #14
dlwickham Nov 2012 #16
Barack_America Nov 2012 #15
erpowers Nov 2012 #17
hrmjustin Nov 2012 #27
Tonkinlievet Nov 2012 #19
haele Nov 2012 #30
Snarkoleptic Nov 2012 #22
trailmonkee Nov 2012 #23
Fire Walk With Me Nov 2012 #28
abelenkpe Nov 2012 #32
Snarkoleptic Nov 2012 #34

Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:13 PM

1. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar

... and sometimes a powerful man boinking a hottie is banal .... well, most of the time, now that I think about.

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Response to Bok_Tukalo (Reply #1)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:59 PM

25. Wonder if that's how JFK thought about it

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:14 PM

2. Nah, methinks just self-destruction combined with folks in the CIA club

who didn't appreciate the General! He has not been liked very well as DCI.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:14 PM

3. Why bother? They already control the government.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:15 PM

4. More of a military coup D'Snatch...

I suspect, with over ego'd generatls beeing fleeced for information.

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Response to Agnosticsherbet (Reply #4)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:40 PM

11. oh stop already, as if there wasn't a pickle involved. n/t

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Response to Agnosticsherbet (Reply #4)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:52 PM

12. Results of the jury:

 

The jury voted 1-5 to LEAVE IT, but Jury #4 had a different view:

ALERTER'S COMMENTS: Subject line contains an ugly euphemism for female genitalia.

Juror #1 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE and said: No explanation given
Juror #2 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE and said: Meh. I'm a woman and this doesn't offend me.
Juror #3 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE and said: No explanation given
Juror #4 voted to HIDE IT and said: I agree with the alerter. We should not tolerate these types of euphemisms and this one in particular crosses the line.
Juror #5 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE and said: Are you sure this dosen't mean "snatch" such as "taking" you know, I just "snatched" your popcorn?
Juror #6 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE and said: Euphemisms for female genitalia are not ugly except to those who want to believe it to be so.

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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Reply #12)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 02:08 PM

21. LOL! The word police are gonna be butthurt now! n/t

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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Reply #12)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:43 AM

31. Wow! Someone alerted on that?

How silly.

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Response to abelenkpe (Reply #31)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 01:32 AM

33. "Silly" is right.

 

I was juror #6.

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Response to Agnosticsherbet (Reply #4)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:35 PM

18. Coup d'Snatch - :rofl: - n/t

 

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #18)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:03 AM

29. Awesome!!

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:22 PM

5. Didn't they already make that movie, "Seven Days Surprise in October" or something?

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:25 PM

6. Well, until I read about Cofer Black's involvement

with Rmoney, I would have said, Nah...but they were sure they had stolen/bought the election and Betrayus has always had his own agenda. It sounds like they (he and Allen) were in a special double dating situation that covered even greater sins.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:25 PM

7. I wondered that...or something to that effect

but wasn't going to say it.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:27 PM

8. Yes, luckily for Obama they had the honeypot all set before hand

To spring his trap on the conspirators before they could act!

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:36 PM

9. that's what freepers are hoping

they say a military coup is the only thing that can save the country.

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Response to grasswire (Reply #9)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:56 PM

24. OMG, they did, I saw that. :)

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:37 PM

10. Did the President catch on?

And foil the plot, leading to the public shaming of Petraeus on Veteran's Day? It just seems the sex angle is not enough to lead to such a dramatic fall by a leading government official. I feel like the sex/affair part of the story is a distraction. Will it get more salacious to keep us from looking for the real story?

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Response to Cracklin Charlie (Reply #10)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:59 PM

20. My (current) theory ...



Benghazi was the October Surprise. It went terribly wrong.

The bad information fed to State was deliberate.

Romney was all over it the moment the story broke. And, it was true, it would not have happened had he been POTUS.

Obama knew exactly what was going on by the time of the second debate, and was daring Romney to "go there" when he said "Please proceed, Governor." Obama was not taunting Mitt because he knew he was leading him into a semantic trap. Romney pounced on what he believed was a (forced) blunder by the president. Obama's "gotcha" moment over wording was just the way it played out in the debate.

Hillary, and also Bill, understood what had gone down. This might have fueled Bill's passion in campaigning for Obama.

The exposure and humiliation of the general is the beginning of the great retribution.

IMO

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Response to Mme. Defarge (Reply #20)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:00 AM

26. your current theory makes a lot of sense....

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:55 PM

13. The FBI and the CIA have been mutually incompatible for a long time.

Sharing information and taking credit for accomplishments has become ingrained. I have a relative who was in the CIA and cannot talk about what he did. He did say one time, very seriously, that if the American people knew exactly what they did there would be a 'real' problem with American society and that some things will never be known. Information and evidence is destroyed absolutely and peoples memories are subject to manipulation and mistakes.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:02 PM

14. A "military" coup? What was the "uniform of the day" while staging the coup? Nudity? Just medals?

Army issue socks?

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Response to Tierra_y_Libertad (Reply #14)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:06 PM

16. if it was just medals

that would be a lot of piercings

saw a picture of him in his dress blues and the he has a crap load of medals and whatever else those things may be called

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:04 PM

15. Huh?

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:29 PM

17. No

It is just sex and jealously bringing down a general.

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Response to erpowers (Reply #17)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:01 AM

27. +1

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:54 PM

19. As a guy just a tad older than him....>>>>

 

I can see where it just might be a "big head/little head" conflict issue...
I'm just amazed that they were ALL foolish enough to actually leave an Email trail...

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Response to Tonkinlievet (Reply #19)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:41 AM

30. From what I can see, after 20 years, military Brass still not been able to get a handle on e-mail -

not to mention computers in general. Not the enlisted, mind you, but it's the brass and policy makers that keep getting into trouble with computers. From not having protocol on handling electronic data - like wiping hard drives on field and admin laptops when a unit gets ready to transition back stateside without backing up all the reports and artifacts that had been kept on them during deployment, to not reminding people - especially the brass - that e-mail is like a recorded phone call, and just because you send it to the "trash", doesn't mean you've permanently deleted it...

Haele

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:51 PM

22. Lots of recent ousters of high ranking military and intel personnel.

And let's not forget Dick Cheney has deep roots in the Pentagon including many 'leave behinds'. He also purchased a home within a mile of the Pentagon.

Lest we forget Prescott Bush and the "Business Plot" coup attempt-
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_plot

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:54 PM

23. crossed my mind

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:01 AM

28. I know that Ron Paul had many military personnel on his side...

 

...I'd wondered if because he was so silent all of this time, if something stinky was planned. Looks like I was wrong, and what a pleasure for him to have gone silent all of this time.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:48 AM

32. A bunch of modern courtesans?

And embezzled funny money? I don't know.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:18 AM

34. Here's a link to a spine-tingling US Army War College piece on a fictional 2012 US Military Coup.

It's an eerie piece of fiction written in 1992 and entitled "The Origins of the US Military Coup of 2012".

The link is a 1.3mb pdf document, so proceed with caution.
www.carlisle.army.mil/ usawc/ parameters/ Articles/ 2010winter/ Dunlap_Jr.pdf


The author's Wikipedia page says-
Dunlap is currently a professor at Duke University School of Law, where he teaches courses on national security law and the use of force in international law, among other topics.

Dunlap wrote an essay in 1992 called The Origins of the American Military Coup of 2012 in which he asserts that the blurring of the military role of the armed forces into civilian missions might be dangerous to democracy and civilian government.

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