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Confirmed: Debra Medina is a 9/11 Truther.
http://hotair.com/archives/2010/02/11/heartache-tea-party-candidate-in-texas-a-911-truther/ ^

Posted on 02/11/2010 9:45:43 AM PST by AKReportz

Six days ago, the big news out of Texas was that Tea Party activist and gubernatorial candidate Debra Medina came within the margin of error with Kay Bailey Hutchison, who barely clung to second place against incumbent Rick Perry. Today, Glenn Beck suffers heartbreak when Medina more or less cops to being a 9/11 Truther as well as a “constitutional conservative” candidate. “I think some very good questions raised have been raised in that regard,” Medina replies when Beck asks whether she believes that the American government was in any way involved in bringing down the World Trade Center towers on 9/11. Medina says she won’t take a position on a question where “good questions have been raised and haven’t been answered,” even though they have been answered for years. Beck and the others in his studio can’t quite believe their ears:

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: debramedina; medina; paulestinians; texastoast; troofers; truther; truthers

1 posted on 02/11/2010 9:45:43 AM PST by AKReportz
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To: AKReportz

They’re going nutz on her FB page:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Debra-Medina/95669721909?v=wall&ref=search


2 posted on 02/11/2010 9:46:59 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: AKReportz

She disqualified herself.

We need our conservative officials to have courage.

We also need them to be of sound mental health.


3 posted on 02/11/2010 9:50:02 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

The 9/11 truthers who supported her are coming out of the woodwork on her FB page by providing links to conspiracy theories, etc.


4 posted on 02/11/2010 9:53:54 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Page has been deleted.

Oh, my.


5 posted on 02/11/2010 9:56:33 AM PST by nhwingut (Palin/Bachmann '12)
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To: AKReportz

She didn’t say she was at all....she said she would not fire someone on her staff who was...that is a big difference.


6 posted on 02/11/2010 9:56:49 AM PST by Republic (I love Rush)
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To: nhwingut

Hmmmmmm. Still works for me. :-/


7 posted on 02/11/2010 9:58:12 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: Republic

Um, not quite.

She said, “There are a lot of quesitons unanswered. There are a lot of good arguments made.”

She’s a truther.


8 posted on 02/11/2010 9:58:24 AM PST by nhwingut (Palin/Bachmann '12)
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To: nhwingut
Nope....that is an unjust statement, imo. She may very well be, and many of us consider that crazy thinking. But then Glenn Beck thinks those of us who believe uhbama is not a natural born citizen are crazy thinkers.

So there you go.

We don't know what she thinks...she seems to believe there are facts on the wild side of this issue that demand investigation. For me...knowing the nutcases were all arabian was all I need to know.

9 posted on 02/11/2010 10:01:04 AM PST by Republic (I love Rush)
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To: AKReportz

Well, looks like it’s Rick Perry then. Not great, but better than KBH and better than a truther nutball.


10 posted on 02/11/2010 10:01:31 AM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (We bury Democrats face down so that when they scratch, they get closer to home.)
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To: Republic
“I think some very good questions raised have been raised in that regard,” Medina replies

Sure sounds like that's what she said!
11 posted on 02/11/2010 10:01:40 AM PST by JenB987 (under God's Spirit she flourishes)
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To: Republic

You can’t spin away her lack of forceful denial of the charges made by some in Texas who informed Glenn that she espoused the idea. Her first answer, that “some interesting questions have been raised” was bad enough, but the disingenuous “I’ve never heard that before” to his explanation that Texans are warning she is a truther is all I need to know that she is dishonest, not worthy of holding an office of Public Trust.


12 posted on 02/11/2010 10:03:00 AM PST by MozarkDawg
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To: JenB987
So what? Does that mean she is a person who believes our government or some in the government planned that 9-11 horror or does that mean there are some dangling questions that have not been answered?

I say it is the later without a doubt.

And if she is someone who thinks Americans did this horror to fellow Americans, then if she cannot simply SAY SO she is not worthy of anyone's vote. That kind of obfuscation is a liberal way of doing things. Dishonest.

If she thinks there are outstanding questions about it all, then she should say so, like she did.

13 posted on 02/11/2010 10:05:13 AM PST by Republic (I love Rush)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

Rick is Sarah’s pick! :^)


14 posted on 02/11/2010 10:06:18 AM PST by Republic (I love Rush)
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To: Republic
She didn’t say she was at all....she said she would not fire someone on her staff who was...that is a big difference.

Nice try, but this one's not going to get spun. She's toast.

15 posted on 02/11/2010 10:07:57 AM PST by xjcsa (Ridiculing the ridiculous since the day I was born.)
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To: AKReportz

“She’s dead, Jim.”

- JP


16 posted on 02/11/2010 10:08:51 AM PST by Josh Painter ("We cannot spare this woman. She fights" - David Karki, regarding Sarah Palin)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

Ya, Rick P. is OK by me, but then again, I’m a Mizz-u-rah man...


17 posted on 02/11/2010 10:09:02 AM PST by dps.inspect
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To: AKReportz

Glenn Beck’s ignorance has begun to show.


18 posted on 02/11/2010 10:09:30 AM PST by Carley (Are you better off now than one year ago? HELL NO!!!!!)
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To: dps.inspect

I call him “Rick with a P.”


19 posted on 02/11/2010 10:10:22 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: nhwingut

Good arguments made.............

Dear God, what is in her head beside a big empty space.


20 posted on 02/11/2010 10:10:31 AM PST by Carley (Are you better off now than one year ago? HELL NO!!!!!)
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To: Republic

Whether supporting it herself or supporting someone who does, the woman shouldn’t hold office. But I do now understand the rapid response team for this woman that came out of nowhere. It seems to follow whenever Ron Paul or his crazy theories are involved.


21 posted on 02/11/2010 10:12:42 AM PST by Soul Seeker (?)
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To: AKReportz

I was thinking about voting for her in the primary. Now, I would vote for the DEMOCRAT if she got the GOP nomination.

I LOATHE truthers. (Some here have read why.) She can go right straight to (censored) as far as I am concerned!


22 posted on 02/11/2010 10:14:03 AM PST by piytar (Ammo is hard to find! Bought some lately? Please share where at www.ammo-finder.com)
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To: dfwgator

Oooh, you be a baaad boy...


23 posted on 02/11/2010 10:15:44 AM PST by dps.inspect
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To: dps.inspect
Ya, Rick P. is OK by me, but then again, I’m a Mizz-u-rah man...

Yeah, me too, though currently living in No'ff Car'lina.

24 posted on 02/11/2010 10:18:38 AM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (We bury Democrats face down so that when they scratch, they get closer to home.)
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To: Republic
The question asked was in reference to the government being involved in 9-11.

She replies “I think some very good questions have been raised in that regard,”

I don't see any thing being taken out of context. Further, if she wasn't a truther, she would have found another way to word it. But she's posturing because she knows her base will through her butt to curb if she comes out as a full-blown truther. She'll have the political career of Ron Paul, a political conundrum.
25 posted on 02/11/2010 10:20:30 AM PST by JenB987 (under God's Spirit she flourishes)
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To: Republic

Yep, looks like some people owe Sarah an apology because she was bashed by some here for endorsing Perry. She made the right decision. Besides, I like Rick, I hope he wins


26 posted on 02/11/2010 10:34:00 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Republic

Is it possible there are Troofers at FR?


27 posted on 02/11/2010 10:50:16 AM PST by sportutegrl (VETO PROOF MAJORITY IN 2010)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Sarah is dodging bullets we can’t even see!


28 posted on 02/11/2010 10:52:01 AM PST by sportutegrl (VETO PROOF MAJORITY IN 2010)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I didn’t bash her, but I did wonder why she supported Perry. Now maybe I have my answer. Sheesh, and the one time I heard Medina speak she sounded so....well...not crazy.


29 posted on 02/11/2010 10:55:44 AM PST by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: sportutegrl
I don't know. I know al franken, the dem senator, lol, thinks 9-11 was about Americans killing other Americans.

Seems really fruitcake like, to moi.

That said......

Yeah...there are truthers here on FR because I am one of those weird ones, according to Glenn Beck's measure, at any rate, who seriously questions barack hussein uhbama's origins. Yep. That would be me...I believe the entire episode is fraught with holes.

30 posted on 02/11/2010 1:08:44 PM PST by Republic (I love Rush)
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To: Republic

That would be a Birther and not a Truther. Not at all the same thing. In fact I had never heared of the term Birther until last year when the media had to coin a term to discredit the issue or discuss about the issue when trashing people questioning the facts. I called it the Birth Certificate Issue when it sprung up in 2008.

The “Birthers” are supposed to be the people who believe that Obama did not show a valid birth certificate in 2008 and a bunch of them have concluded he wasn’t born in Hawaii, but in Kenya or somewhere outside the USA.

Truthers are nuts like Alex Jones, Jesse Ventura, Al Franken, Charlie Sheen and others who feel that the government caused the 9/11 attack. They only base it on fake evidence. Created a lame movie called Loose Change which shows no credible evidence.

The “birth certificate issue” has nothing to do with the “9/11 truthers.”

But, both sides, see Glenn Beck and Keith Olbermann, have marginalized Birthers to be like Truthers.

I personally keep up with the Birth Certificate Issue, but I am not a “Birther.” I don’t yet have enough proof to be sure of anything other than Obama did not show the correct birth certificate.

But some people like a Rev. James David Manning, have made it a crusade to bash anyone who doesn’t agree 100 percent with them. But likewise, others like Bill O’Reily have made a crusade to bash people who say anything regarding the issue other than all of them are nuts.


31 posted on 02/11/2010 1:48:52 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: Republic
She didn’t say she was at all....

She said that she could not confirm or deny the position (It's pleading "nolo contendere")

32 posted on 02/11/2010 5:57:36 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (Rule #9 Always carry a knife.)
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To: AKReportz

Memo To: Debra Medina Campaign Staff

Turn out the lights; the party’s over!


33 posted on 02/12/2010 5:13:16 PM PST by no dems (If you think Obama is a better President than Sarah Palin would be, lay down the crack pipe.)
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To: Kansas58; All

I was a Debra Medina supporter. I stuck my neck out for her to my family and friends. Last night, I had to send out e-mails telling everyone that I was withdrawing my support for Debra Medina for Governor of Texas.

If she can’t answer a simple question from Glenn Beck, she sure as heck can’t run the State of Texas.

G’bye Debbie; we hardly knew ya.
(Matter of fact, we didn’t know ya. Glad we found out before it was too late.)


34 posted on 02/12/2010 5:16:36 PM PST by no dems (If you think Obama is a better President than Sarah Palin would be, lay down the crack pipe.)
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To: no dems

Me too. She’s a moron.


35 posted on 02/12/2010 6:19:10 PM PST by e_castillo
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To: AKReportz

One night about 18 months ago, after RINO Rick’s idea of selling the Texas Lotto, Toll roads, unproven drugs, yelling at a DPS LEO about stopping “him” for speeding and the “adios Mofo,” I swore an oath to God that I would never vote for him again.

So all you Perry “snipers” on this board can shoot away at me. It is my oath and I will honor it.

I will not be changed on this. Jim Rob can ban me, suspend me, that is fine. I am voting and my opinions are mine.


36 posted on 02/13/2010 4:10:28 AM PST by hadaclueonce ("Endeavor to persevere.")
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To: AKReportz

Evidently, on Friday she told reporters that she wondered why no policemen died when so many firemen did.
http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/politics&id=7274692


37 posted on 02/14/2010 12:04:51 AM PST by hocndoc (http://www.LifeEthics.org (I've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.) (RIA)
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To: Kansas58

Agree with her or disagree, in all honesty what she said took lots of courage, since it will likely hurt her in the media.


38 posted on 02/14/2010 12:37:23 AM PST by ZapOnline
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To: nhwingut

So you either believe everything the government told you or you’re a truther? I believe terrorists hijacked planes into the WTC, on Osama’s orders/funding. However, I question that it’s possible the black boxes were found by someone. Does that make me a truther? I hope not!


39 posted on 02/14/2010 12:37:23 AM PST by ZapOnline
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To: ZapOnline
To say something crazy does not require courage.

It only requires mental instability.

The 9-11 “truthers” are mentally unstable.

40 posted on 02/14/2010 5:59:08 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: Republic

There is no explaining away the fact that she said the truthers are legitimately questioning their government.
If you believe the truthers are asking legitimate questions, you are a truther yourself or have such poor judgment you need not be seeking public office.


41 posted on 02/14/2010 6:07:06 AM PST by visualops (Freepin' on my Pre!)
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To: ZapOnline

If you believe that the government has lied about the black boxes, then you should wonder why you feel that way. Because if you do think they’ve lied, then you do indeed believe in a conspiracy on a grand scale.


42 posted on 02/14/2010 6:35:12 AM PST by visualops (Freepin' on my Pre!)
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To: Republic

She said this:

“On the show, Medina said, “There are some very good arguments and I think the American people have not seen all of the evidence there so I have not taken a position on that.”

When she sat down with us, she explained further.

“I think the questions I’ve heard asked are how the buildings fell. I am not the engineer to know that, but they are good relevant questions to ask,” Medina told us. “

She’s either a moron or crazy.


43 posted on 02/14/2010 6:42:25 AM PST by visualops (Freepin' on my Pre!)
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To: visualops
Well-I always make it a point to mock those who I think act like lunatics...and blaming that horrific event on fellow Americans IS lunacy. But then, I have questions that I believe are LEGITIMATE about unbama's past and Glenn Beck would call me an idiot or lunatic for having those questions.

So maybe we all need to sit back, relax and stop the mocking, but just make sure, like you mention, that folks who hold wingnut ideas are kept from higher office.

44 posted on 02/14/2010 10:16:43 AM PST by Republic (I love Rush)
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To: AKReportz
Six days ago, the big news out of Texas was that Tea Party activist...

Does anybody else grimace and roll their eyes when they see "tea party" capitalized, as if it's a real "organization" with "leaders", etc.? I swear the rats are hard at work through their newsrooms (and with a lot of help from misdirected political wannabes/dupes) to turn the tea party protests of 2009 into the kind of marginal, divisive laughingstock that the "Move On" campaign evolved into.

45 posted on 02/14/2010 10:28:34 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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The Ron Paul/Medina mob kept barraging Beck with phone calls to have Medina on until he did. He had many calls from viewers asking him to ask her if she was a 'truther'. He did. Now, they are blaming Beck and Perry for 'sand-bagging' her.

I don't believe for a minute that she was 'set up'- but what if she was? At least we got a deal-breaker bit of info that could save us from disaster. Putting up 'truther' Medina against the Democratic candidate would be suicide.

“That's not the question I heard,” Medina said. She said she thought he was asking about whether citizens should question their government. SAY WHAT?? How plain did Beck have to make it? It was a simple question; do you or do you not believe our government was responsible for 9/11?? All she had to do- as any rational, sane person would do- is answer a simple 'no'.

This idea that Beck (or anybody else) sabotaged Medina is absurd. If you can’t answer “did the govt have anything to do with the 9/11 attacks?” you're not be fit to run for dogcatcher.

For God's sake, have any of you really looked into her platform- her background? Has this woman even been vetted?

She wants legalized drugs.

She backs gay marriage.

She is for abortion

She has not spoken to her elderly parents for YEARS. They had to find out she was runing for governor of Texas by reading the newspaper!

http://www.statesman.com/news/texas-politics/medina-hailing-from-beeville-learned-political-skills-on-229907.html?srcTrk=RTR_95609 What does this say about this woman's character? And rumors are begin to surface about husband Noe's past associations.

Take a look at some of the statements she has made: "It’s a shame isn’t it, that Republicans continue to ignore Hispanics especially here in Texas?’

"Who is going to think more about Latino families? Rick Perry, Kay Bailey Hutchison or me, who has a Latino family?”

"Being married, however, to someone with a Mexican American heritage, I certainly embrace the culture.”

"I believe we too often get into race when it’s immaterial.” (Obummer, is that you?)

I don't believe for one minute Medina's propaganda about wanting to strengthen the border! La Raza probably has her in their back pocket!

Glenn Beck has once again helped the tea-party stay in the Republican mainstreamby by weeding out dangerous fringe thinkers like Medina.

Medina is NOT representative of the Tea Party movement. She USED them- latched herself on to them. She’s a hard core Libertarian who has realized that the Libertarian Party will never win anything and that the only possible way to get herself into office is to do what Ron Paul did and wrap herself in the Republican cloak in hopes that it will fool enough of the voters enough of the time. Thank God Glen Beck outed her in time.

Retrieve your sombrero from the ring and go home Senora Medina. You're Texas toast.

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46 posted on 02/14/2010 9:40:07 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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