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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:44 PM

How is it that an unsavory woman - a grifter, to be honest - has a base pass for Centcom HQ?

The US Central Command is headquartered at MacDill AFB in Tampa. Jill Kelley lives right along Bayshore Blvd, which ends within the boundaries of MacDill. One can throw stones from her house to the office occupied by the 4Star du jour in charge of Centcom.

Centcom is running all of America's current wars. Centcom is flying the drones, in real time, from little video game rooms right there at MacDill, that are buzzing around Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraqistan, Iranistan, and elsewhere. Ships that operate in the Persion Gulf are under Centcom's purview.

And Seductress Jill has a base pass.

She was in the habit of hobbing (the knobs??) of the higher military brass there at ol' Centcom. Her own social smorgasbörd. Coming and going, and then coming at will.

The American War Fighters™ were her special little social circle. The fact that she was bankrupt, running from creditors, about to be foreclosed on some bad real estate deals, etc., seems not to have mattered a whit.

These paragons of Military Virtue, the closest things we have here to Jedi Knights, didn't have the common fucking sense to steer clear of her and her sister?

Really?

Middle schoolers show better sense.

High schoolers could soon be graduating into their lower ranks. Moms and Dads, is *that* the sort of judgement you want to lead your kid in war?

Nine Fucking Generals, so far, by some reporters reports, are said to be involved in this.

And that's just the General officers.

And on the other side of this little tale is Paula Broadwell. Not a Tampan, she is, however, an exemplar of the larger issue here. She Who Serviced A 4Star Dick is, herself, a West Point grad. Presumably a model of what a good soldier is supposed to be. A service academy grad.

Mixed metaphorically, let me close with: "Houston, we have a problem. We have met the enemy, and he is us."

Them, actually.




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Reply How is it that an unsavory woman - a grifter, to be honest - has a base pass for Centcom HQ? (Original post)
Stinky The Clown Nov 2012 OP
Fence rider Nov 2012 #1
HooptieWagon Nov 2012 #2
riverwalker Nov 2012 #3
HappyMe Nov 2012 #7
flamingdem Nov 2012 #8
Stinky The Clown Nov 2012 #12
flamingdem Nov 2012 #15
w8liftinglady Nov 2012 #4
Marrah_G Nov 2012 #5
HeiressofBickworth Nov 2012 #6
Warpy Nov 2012 #9
aletier_v Nov 2012 #11
jberryhill Nov 2012 #10
Stinky The Clown Nov 2012 #13
jberryhill Nov 2012 #16
StrictlyRockers Nov 2012 #19
jberryhill Nov 2012 #21
fadedrose Nov 2012 #14
SpartanDem Nov 2012 #17
flamingdem Nov 2012 #18
StrictlyRockers Nov 2012 #20

Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:52 PM

1. Damn hormones

Fuck everything up don't they!

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:02 PM

2. MacDill is more than just CentCom.

There is no way she could just stroll into CentCom HQ unless escorted by the top General himself. There's also recreational facilities, base PX, officers and enlisted clubs. Many civilians work there, and there is even an annual airshow open to the public. If she was "friends" with some of the top brass, it wouldn't be unusual for her to have access to some parts of the base. There is no way she would have access to high security areas.

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:12 PM

3. no one is asking these questions

Jill Kelley is not answering to anyone, not being interviewed by authorities, it's like white gloves on this person.

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Response to riverwalker (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:21 PM

7. I noticed that myself.


It's a little strange.

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Response to riverwalker (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:24 PM

8. She's getting away with it

.. there is so much more behind the curtain. Social schmocial.

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Response to flamingdem (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:35 PM

12. For all my going on about this, I'm not sure she's getting away with anything.

I'm not at all sure what she's done.

All that needs to be is that she's unsavory. I was a lowly E2 in Charleston, SC, when I got my first official lecture about hob knobbing with unsavory women, fast talking money lenders, rent-to-own furniture companies, $5 glasses of ginger ale sold as champagne for a lovely young woman I might meet at a bar, used car sales lots selling cars with crankcases full of engine honey to silence knocks, and other basic pitfalls of life nearby the entrance to a military base.

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #12)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:09 PM

15. Yeah, I know but this is the best scandal

.. I don't want it to go away

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:18 PM

4. I asked my mom that today.

I am assuming CENTCOM is a lot like NSA.
We could not go inside the NSA building.
Period.The end.
The very "deep" members had to walk through something like 8 or 9 search points.
I can't see anyone being allowed in CENTCOM,other than maybe The President.(some sarcasm).

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:19 PM

5. I hope these men have been called to the Oval Office

I would love to be a fly on the wall- I'm betting the Prez is none to happy about all this drama.

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:19 PM

6. How did she do it?

I might be old, but I know how the game is played. Both Jill and Paula are white, good looking, slim, fashionable, easy, social climbers -- just the kind of thing that middle-aged men (whether military or not) like to have on their arms for show and in their beds for fun. It really is a quasi-commercial transaction; everyone gets what they want.

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:26 PM

9. She was "hawt."

Honestly, that and the right parentage and the ability to schmooze is all it takes.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #9)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:32 PM

11. What man can resist Lesbanese twins?

not to mention they're Tampans tapped into the flow of information

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:31 PM

10. Unsavory?

That's something of a, um, personal characterization, no? Just how well acquainted are you with the facts behind that assertion?

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #10)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:38 PM

13. Hi jherrybill!

Welcome to my thread. Nice to have you here. So unusual, you paying me a visit.

She owes a shitload of money. Like millions. She and her hubby are broke. She and her hubby are fighting the foreclosure of an office building they own.

To the military, that is unsavory.

Are you her lawyer? Her PR girl?

Have a swell day.

Buh bye.

Say anything else and you're talking to yourself.

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #13)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:12 PM

16. Unsavory has a gustatory connotation

Yeah, double entendre humor is all part of a conspiracy.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #16)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:51 PM

19. Don't be a douche.

n/t

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Response to StrictlyRockers (Reply #19)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:56 PM

21. Lol...

Well, I think we know why "stinky" is so touchy about the subject.

I had no idea people from Tampa were called that, though.

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:41 PM

14. It couldn't have been a woman who gave her a pass

She has a way with men. More women needed in decision jobs....

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:35 PM

17. Who needs a security clearance when you have big boobs?

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Response to SpartanDem (Reply #17)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:37 PM

18. That's a truth the P.C. among us might rather not confront

Those who need or want to improve their lot or chances in life find that this does indeed open doors, the problem is that it's not all that healthy..

Edit: I mean the fake ones! The people with the real ones have it easier

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Response to SpartanDem (Reply #17)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:54 PM

20. Too bad they weren't handing out big brains that day.

She might not be the laughingstock of the whole country right now. Her little plan seems to have back fired.

Jack fell down and broke his crown. And Jill came tumbling after.

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