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Herman Cain Caught Lying in GOP Debate
John Galts Blog via open salon ^ | OCTOBER 12, 2011 4:05PM | Joh Galts Blog

Posted on 10/12/2011 3:52:57 PM PDT by marty60

Herman Cain has been caught lying in last night's GOP debate. Cain, who was the former deputy chairman and then chairman of the Kansas City Federal Reserve throughout the 1990's, had been opposed to an audit of the Fed. He had also said that Ron Paul supporters frequently ask him "annoying questions" about a Fed audit, even accusing the Paul campaign of sending agents to harass him at every event he attends. According to the Daily Caller:

The Daily Caller obtained an advance copy of Cain’s book, “This is Herman Cain,” which goes on sale Oct. 4. In the manuscript, Cain claims Paul’s campaign “sends one of its ‘Paulites’ everywhere I show up.”

“I get the same stupid question at almost every one of these events,” Cain writes. “I know it’s a deliberate strategy. How can a person randomly show up at a hundred events and ask the same stupid question to try to nail me on the Federal Reserve? It’s really becoming annoying more than anything else.”

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: 999; affirmativeaction; anarchy; christineodonnell; federalreserve; guiltywhitesforcain; hermancain; lying; lyndonlarouche; michelebachmann; mittromney; neilboortz; newtgingrich; paulistinians; paultards; pizza; rickperry; ronpaul; sarahpalin
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To: sklar

Actually, sarah RAN out of town, with all your money.

101 posted on 10/12/2011 6:16:07 PM PDT by SpringtoLiberty (Liberty is on the march!)
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To: marty60

Unlike you I don’t lie my arse off.

102 posted on 10/12/2011 6:16:27 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: marty60

You know, context is everything. He also said that if someone wanted to they could. His reasoning, and remember he was about 20 years ago when the economy was much different. He also said there were all kinds of audits and they were pretty much useless. Thus, he doesn’t think it would be useful but wasn’t against someone doing one. It might just be, given the experience he had with useless audits, he has something more substantial in mind.

This gotcha stuff kills us every single time and all we have are ourselves. We don’t have a press willing to cover for us. Everyone is going to change their opinion, step over their words or forget what they said twenty years ago. These things are so much less important than issues and positions. And when one of these people is our nominee (it won’t be Paul), the press and the left (but I repeat myself) and the democratic machine will beat these things to death until the public starts to doubt everything about our candidate. We’ve GOT to focus on the things people care about put this petty stuff aside.

The thing about this story is that it is a half truth. When you listen to things in context it makes sense. When you pull a sentence out of context you can make it say what you want. That’s as dishonest as the “lie” you’re accusing Cain of. What the heck difference does it make if he gets the same stupid question over and over again and thinks a Paul supporter is following him around. How is that going to change ONE thing that matters. Convince people with issues not half truths.



103 posted on 10/12/2011 6:17:39 PM PDT by gardencatz (Proud mom US Marine! It can't always be someone else's son.)
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To: BlondPatriot

Prove it newb.

104 posted on 10/12/2011 7:06:45 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: novemberslady
shouldn’t the Fed be audited?

Each of the Federal Reserve banks are audited every year. The annual reports and the auditor's opinions are available online.

105 posted on 10/12/2011 7:09:15 PM PDT by Ramius (personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: marty60

LOL, you are so right...I should have known, a Paulistinian. He doesn’t want to be seriously, he doesn’t. And, just how do you know this? Never mind, don’t answer, based on your post, I know all I need to know. Go Cain!!

106 posted on 10/12/2011 7:16:56 PM PDT by chilepup
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To: buccaneer81

Are you having troubles with the mods again?

107 posted on 10/12/2011 7:21:59 PM PDT by DRey (Perry/Rubio 2012)
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To: DRey

Nope. I’m just saying if you want to cry about “rudeness,” take it to the mods. Or grow up.

108 posted on 10/12/2011 7:27:18 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: buccaneer81

I’m grown as I want to be, thanks. Will there be anything else?

109 posted on 10/12/2011 7:36:52 PM PDT by DRey (Perry/Rubio 2012)
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To: gardencatz

If Perry had anything at all to say, he would have said it.

Perry is at least as dangerous as Mitt and Newt. His background is LBJ style big government, and he has done nothing in Texas to pursuade us to the contrary. His wedding to the Pharmaceutical industry is very scary.

The FDA is the next thing that should be shut down after the Fed. It actively fights life saving effective cures for diseases.

110 posted on 10/12/2011 7:44:31 PM PDT by editor-surveyor
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To: gardencatz

The big problem I have with Cain is his propensity to exagerate or obfuscate.

Why does he refuse to tell WHO is his Economic Brain Trust (his words). Are their actually only one? OR is there names that conservs would be concerned about?

The other thing is that in his July filing with the FEC he listed his own corp (T.H.E.NEW Voice) as a donor.
Then in the same filing listed his corp as a vendor.
I don’t have the exact amounts but the donations met the limit $2500. IIRC. but there was a payout of $16,000.

It is just a matter of time before the Dums start digging big time. I’m not an election Law expert but this smells.

Just for your consideration. Since the announcedment of the Islamofascist woking out of Corpus, including their connections with the Aryan Brotherhood and the Mexiacan cartels.

I am concrned that the last person they want as President is Perry. They know perry wii bring down the military on them. Ijust wonder what they are up to. And what part are they playing in the latest ops.

Romney and Cain even bachmann do not understand this leverl of danger, to Ameica. Paul has been done for a long time but to make a remark than Iran i no dangr is scarey.

The one Person these evil people do NOT want as President is Perry.

Just my thoughts.

111 posted on 10/12/2011 7:44:50 PM PDT by marty60
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To: marty60; gardencatz

>> “The big problem I have with Cain is his propensity to exagerate or obfuscate.” <<

Now you have hung yourself Marty. Cain probably does less of that than Romney, Perry, or Bachmann.

The biggest obfuscation of this election cycle is Perry’s lies about his Gardasil fiasco; especially the fake ‘opt-out.’

112 posted on 10/12/2011 7:52:35 PM PDT by editor-surveyor
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To: DRey

Unlike you, everything I have ever said about Perry was/is the truth. Sometimes the truth is ugly, especially to those who continue to lie in the face of it. Like this thread, for instance.

113 posted on 10/12/2011 8:20:23 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine

This isn’t my thread, just so you know. I’m perfectly happy for people to post the truth about any and all candidates. The personal vitriol is another thing entirely.

114 posted on 10/12/2011 8:32:34 PM PDT by DRey (Perry/Rubio 2012)
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To: DRey

Then why defend a lie and a liar?

115 posted on 10/12/2011 8:41:54 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: BlondPatriot

Why do you hate black people?

116 posted on 10/12/2011 8:48:28 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("If Herman Cain does become President, his Vice President will be known as Co-Cain." -- Laz, 2011)
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To: MestaMachine

What lie? What liar?

117 posted on 10/12/2011 8:56:08 PM PDT by DRey (Perry/Rubio 2012)
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To: plain talk

You can allways support the Kenyan...

118 posted on 10/12/2011 9:16:53 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a tea party descendant - steeped in the Constitutional legacy handed down by the Founders)
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To: Ramius

Maybe it's time for a different sort of audit.

I'd like to see where the money's gone, and if there's any reserve, or just a bunch of iou's.

The sound they hear is time running out I'm sure.
119 posted on 10/13/2011 5:05:35 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: novemberslady
OK, trying to be objective and listening to what Cain said in the debate and what he said on the Neil Boortz program - I don't interpret a "lie" coming out of this story. If anything, Cain is backpeddling away from his previous statements. He clearly indicated an audit of the Federal Reserve was unnecessary and a waste of time in the audio clip. In the debate, he more or less said, "go ahead, that's fine if you want to audit them."

Backpeddling, not lying.

120 posted on 10/13/2011 11:28:09 AM PDT by mikhailovich
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