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Sat Nov 17, 2012, 04:44 PM

38. Are we a nation of the Rule of Law or te Rule of Men? I feel that is the underlying question here.

Because if indeed Petraeus was engaging in some type of illegal conduct prior to the attack
(and in doing so, provoked this attack somehow), then shouldn't he be subject to the Rule of Law
in this country? Otherwise, what good is it when Democrat voters elect a Democratic president
to enforce the Rule of Law?

It sounds like to me the Democratic leadership who knows about what really happened there, assuming
there are such people who found out whenever, they are reluctant to impose the Rule of Law on a general
like PEtraeus. He is a Big Hero. Untouchable. They would much rather have a bunch of photo ops with glowing
praise for him than have him tried in a court of law, if indeed that is what should really be happening.

It sometimes seems to me, and perhaps to others in this world, that the CIA operates with complete impunity and
disregard for any laws. And not prosecuting a CIA head, whomever it may, who may gave broken the law, is simply
not allowed, no matter who is president.

I don't know. It just seems to me the Democratic leadership would much prefer to hobob with generals, praise them,
take photos, than to prosecute one so that a woman like Paula Broadwell who may have had her life destroyed by
the lies of Patraeus has a chance at a life again. She doesn't. But he will go on to bigger and better things, of that I am sure.
But her life, professionally, is over. I am sure of that, too.

There is something wrong when we become a nation run by the Rule of Men instead of the Rule of Law. Something very wrong.

And I don't think Paula Broadwell can chase the head of the CIA anywhere unless he wants that to happen.

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