Showing posts with label General Petraeus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label General Petraeus. Show all posts

Brian Siegal: America Inching Toward Police State

Citizens under the microscope.   Remember, remember the ninth of November. It was a day not unlike any other, but a day that is yet another constantly overlooked reminder of the terrible state of this great nation. It is the day David Petraeus’ resignation was accepted. So, wonderful American citizens, I’d like to take this time to have a    ... MORE

Katie Kieffer: Counting Your Blessings, Backwards

Ten, nine, eight … what do you appreciate?   When life seems crazy or hopeless, count your blessings backwards—that is, find something to be thankful for in the midst of darkness. It is reverse psychology for adults. Think of the most onerous regulation or politician in your life and find one reason you are thankful for this trial. For example,   ... MORE

SF Gate: Petraeus Scandal Reveals Threat To Privacy

Where did the checks on government go?    All Americans who regard privacy as a fundamental right should be unnerved by the breadth and the detail of a search through personal correspondence in the scandal that brought down CIA Director David Petraeus. For a moment, put aside the question of whether Petraeus and Gen. John Allen, the top   ... MORE

Andrew Napolitano: Silencing General Petraeus

The judge connects the dots.     The evidence that Gen. David Petraeus, formerly the commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the author of the current Army field manual, Princeton Ph.D. and, until last week, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, was forced to resign from the CIA to silence him is far stronger than is the version of   ... MORE

Ben Stein: An Embarrassment To The Nation

Hushing scandal until after the election.   General David Petraeus is roughly one thousand times the man I am. He is braver, tougher, more self-sacrificing, smarter, more unselfish, more patriotic, far more disciplined, apparently able to keep up sexually with a woman twenty years younger than he is who is also an Ironman woman superstar. He is     ... MORE