Hot Off The Presses
Most Popular On LBT

 

Editor's Note: The LBT recently has discovered certain of its writers embellishing stories for effect. These embellishments are under investigation. Until the investigation is complete, please corroborate all stories before making investment or other decisions.

DATING/ROMANCE

Dating Advice For Dumpy Mom/Hot Teen Daughter Syndrome  

Dr. Katzenberg: I am a healthy 46-year-old male currently in a relationship with a 42-year-old mother of a 17-year-old daughter.  We have been living together for the past six months.   During the last two months I have sensed an awkward sexual tension between myself and the daughter.   It does not help that she is becoming a strikingly beautiful young woman.[More]

BEHEADINGS

Only Known Survivor Of A Beheading Tells His Story  

Investigative journalist Adam M. Barr was working on a story in Afghanistan near the Pakistani border when the terrorist group Al-Badr kidnapped him.  A CIA-led rescue mission was organized.  Barr was rescued, but only moments after his beheading.  Less than 24 hours later a German hospital successfully reattached his head to his body in a radical new procedure.  Barr lives to tell the tale of his beheading.

IMMIGRATION

Top Ten Lesson For Our Latino Workers

Our newest infusion of youths from Central America will soon add fresh blood to our Latino worker class.  Perhaps this is an appropriate time to convey to those already here a few salient points that they can use on the job and pass on to the millions of newcomers as they filter into the backrooms of our restaurants, health clubs, offices and homes. [More]

Sunday
May122013

Benghazi Scandal Widens: Clinton Tied To Gen. Petraeus' Resignation; Possible Retaliation For Benghazi Talking Points Scrutiny

By RAMESH RHAMJAMI

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Benghazi scandal might have taken on yet another dimension.  Facts uncovered concerning the firing of Gen. David Petraeus indicate that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have played a role in exposing Petraeus’ extramarital affair with biographer Paula Broadwell.  Publication of this affair ultimately forced Petraeus to resign as CIA director. 

If a link is proven between Clinton and the Petraeus sex scandal, it could be viewed as consistent with other allegations of retaliation by the Obama administration against the three “whistleblowers” that testified before Congress on May 8.  Petraeus, who clashed with Clinton's State Dept. over the infamous "talking points," lost his job soon thereafter.

The new facts involving Clinton relate to her connection with the mysterious Tampa, Florida socialite – Jill Kelley.  Kelley reported to the FBI threatening emails warning her to stay away from Petraeus.  This scandal broke in November 2012 just after the Benghazi attack.  Upon investigating the FBI allegedly discovered that Petraeus’ biographer – Paula Broadwell – had sent the emails to Kelley.  The exposure of the extramarital affair forced Petraeus to step down as CIA director.

Now the May 20 edition of the American Weekly magazine reports that Kelley's mother has known Clinton since the two were young girls.  Apparently, the two met while attending an exclusive girls summer camp in Minnesota – Camp Womyntonka.  At least two other campers have come forward to confirm that both attended the camp together.

Many are speculating that Clinton used her relationship with Kelley to set into motion the forced resignation of Petraeus.

Many are speculating that Clinton used her relationship with Kelley’s family to set into motion the forced resignation of Petraeus.  Petraeus’ role in the Benghazi scandal became clearer after the leaking of emails that trace the evolution of the talking points.  Petraeus expressed his strong disapproval of the State Department’s alteration of CIA intelligence in the talking points.  The exposure of his affair came only three weeks later.

According to the American Weekly piece, two anonymous women have provided credible accounts of Clinton and Kelley’s Lebanese mother attending Camp Womyntonka together.  The camp, which has since been closed, had a professed mission of cultivating a sense of strength and independence in young women.  It was located on Grant Lake outside of Duluth, Minnesota.

Next Page: Young HRC