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Ray McGovern(Army Veteran)Brutalized & Left Bleeding by Hillary Clinton Police “So this is America?”
Sibel Edmonds' Boiling Frogs ^ | Wednesday, 16. February 2011 | Sibel Edmonds

Posted on 02/20/2011 6:23:09 PM PST by ResisTyr

At Clinton Speech: Veteran Bloodied, Bruised & Arrested for Standing Silently As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her speech at George Washington University yesterday, condemning governments that arrest protestors and do not allow free expression, 71-year-old Ray McGovern was grabbed from the audience in plain view of her by police and an unidentified official in plain clothes, brutalized and left bleeding in jail. She never paused speaking. When Secretary Clinton began her speech, Mr. McGovern remained standing silently in the audience and turned his back. Mr. McGovern, a veteran Army officer who also worked as a C.I.A. analyst for 27 years, was wearing a Veterans for Peace t-shirt. Blind-sided by security officers who pounced upon him, Mr. McGovern remarked, as he was hauled out the door, “So this is America?” As you see, Mr. McGovern is covered with bruises, lacerations and contusions inflicted in the assault.

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: aclu; america; counterpunch; edmonds; ellsberg; ellsburg; hillary; hillaryclinton; leakers; lefties; leftwingnut; mcgovern; nigerflap; nlg; sibeledmonds; v4p; veteran; veteransforpeace; vfp; vips
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There are no words...except maybe appalling.
1 posted on 02/20/2011 6:23:19 PM PST by ResisTyr
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To: ResisTyr
McGovern1
2 posted on 02/20/2011 6:25:54 PM PST by ResisTyr ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God " ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ResisTyr

Yea, but Mrs. Clinton just said it was great that the protestors in Egypt were allowed to standup for freedom. Somebody mark this incident. If she ever considers running for President again this will help upset her apple cart.


3 posted on 02/20/2011 6:26:08 PM PST by Harley (Life is Tough, But It's a Lot Tougher When You're a Liberal. Stop Global Whining Now.)
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To: ResisTyr
McGovern2
4 posted on 02/20/2011 6:26:27 PM PST by ResisTyr ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God " ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Harley

Yeah, I hope somebody brings this incident up when she starts going on about how much she appreciates those who have served.


5 posted on 02/20/2011 6:27:59 PM PST by hitkicker
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To: ResisTyr

I Am Livid!!


6 posted on 02/20/2011 6:29:28 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White.)
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To: ResisTyr

Liberals love dissent. Well, only when it suits their agenda of course. Otherwise, you need to be kept quiet.


7 posted on 02/20/2011 6:29:42 PM PST by bcr100
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To: ResisTyr; StayoutdaBushesWay; OldNewYork; MotherRedDog; sayuncledave; CatholicEagle; 0beron; ...
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8 posted on 02/20/2011 6:30:28 PM PST by narses ( 'Prefer nothing to the love of Christ.')
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To: Jim Robinson
Jim, if this story checks out, it needs exposure.

Best, ResisTyr

9 posted on 02/20/2011 6:30:28 PM PST by ResisTyr ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God " ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ResisTyr

Setting aside whether the police were too rough in their handling of this protester, I see no problem with a disruptor being forcibly removed from the audience at a speaking engagement. The other audience members were there to hear the speaker, the speaker was there to be heard, why does this one guy have the right to impose on everyone else?


10 posted on 02/20/2011 6:31:31 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: ResisTyr

This guy has worked with Hillary’s buddies Code Pink.


11 posted on 02/20/2011 6:32:29 PM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: ResisTyr
Ray McGovern is a noted leftist and activist. He is being defended by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, which is another leftist group, which stands for the following:

In addition to supporting those who are taking to the streets to bring an end to the criminal war and occupation of Iraq, the Partnership for Civil Justice is defending humanitarians who stepped forward to challenge the lethal sanctions and blockades that the U.S. imposes which target civilian populations in order to achieve strategic and political goals. We have invoked international law in the defense of Voices in the Wilderness, which ran the Iraqi sanctions blockade in order to deliver medical supplies desperately needed by the sick and dying children and civilians of that nation.

Working with communities, including the Arab and Muslim community, which have been particularly targeted and terrorized in the past three years with raids, home invasions, interrogations and arrests, the PCJ has sought to provide both legal support and Know Your Rights educational information.

They have been working with ANSWER and supporting their communist thugs. There is more to this story than what is being reported. McGovern is a scumbag.

12 posted on 02/20/2011 6:32:33 PM PST by kabar
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To: ResisTyr

It was on Zero Hedge yesterday. They beat up conservatives in Philly and other places when her slime husband was POTUS.


13 posted on 02/20/2011 6:33:26 PM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: ReverendJames

There are no words. This is America??? It’s starting to look more and more like Venezuela.


14 posted on 02/20/2011 6:34:33 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: kabar

Oh wow. thanks for the info. I am quite surprised. Nevertheless, he is a vet...so this is the left, eating themselves!


15 posted on 02/20/2011 6:34:39 PM PST by ResisTyr ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God " ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: rogue yam

He did nothing but turn his back. No disruption. Watch the video.


16 posted on 02/20/2011 6:35:18 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: kabar

McGovern and his fellow Vets for Peace are used to harassing Republicans and conservatives without any consequences. The answer to his question, “This is America?” is “Yes. Leftist America.”


17 posted on 02/20/2011 6:37:13 PM PST by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: ResisTyr

This guy is a certificed leftist nut. A
Truther. Really, really out there if you know what I mean.


18 posted on 02/20/2011 6:37:13 PM PST by therut
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To: MsLady

The more I read about stuff like that the angrier I get. It’s all Democrats and Liberals that are causing this. They yell about civility then do something like this???? Sorry, gotta go chew some nails or sumptin to calm down.


19 posted on 02/20/2011 6:37:31 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White.)
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To: ResisTyr

I’m not surprised that this guy is a leftist.

Disrupting other people’s events is a standard leftist tactic.

Thankfully I have never seen a conservative pull this maneuver.


20 posted on 02/20/2011 6:37:31 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: ResisTyr

Liberals: They want protest unless its agains’t them.


21 posted on 02/20/2011 6:38:45 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: ReverendJames; ResisTyr
McGovern testified at a Democratic National Headquarters forum in 2005 that had been convened by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) of the House Judiciary Committee on the Downing Street Memo.

The Washington Post reported that, in his testimony, McGovern "declared that the United States went to war in Iraq for oil, Israel and military bases craved by administration 'neocons' so 'the United States and Israel could dominate that part of the world.' He said that Israel should not be considered an ally and that Bush was doing the bidding of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. 'Israel is not allowed to be brought up in polite conversation,' McGovern said. Genuine criticism of official Israeli policy is often portrayed as if it were anti-Semite bigotry: 'The last time I did this, the previous director of Central Intelligence called me anti-Semitic.'

When asked on TVNZ whether Julian Assange was a hero or villain, he replied "Hero", and has co-written an open letter of support for WikiLeaks and Assange.

The following statement was released today, signed by Daniel Ellsberg, Frank Grevil, Katharine Gun, David MacMichael, Ray McGovern, Craig Murray, Coleen Rowley and Larry Wilkerson; all are associated with Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence.

22 posted on 02/20/2011 6:39:20 PM PST by kabar
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To: Harley

This does sound like the way the Clintons work. Anyone who said anything Clinton didn’t like got arrested and shut up. Those two were the worse hypocrites in the world during their reign of terror, and did anything they liked - and got away with it. I’m just perplexed that even some on here seem to long for the bad old days of the Clintons. Not me!! I suppose Hillary was scared of the man and her entourage had to go after him so he couldn’t look directly into her eyes.


23 posted on 02/20/2011 6:40:08 PM PST by Twinkie
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To: therut

His bruises look like those elderly people get easily cause their skin is so thin. I doubt anything he says in true. I will not stand up for him.


24 posted on 02/20/2011 6:40:27 PM PST by therut
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To: ResisTyr

Awful!


25 posted on 02/20/2011 6:41:02 PM PST by madison10 (True terror is to wake up one morning &discover that your high school class is running the country)
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To: kabar

The 1960’s et al McGovern? That one? Is that Looney Tunes still around???


26 posted on 02/20/2011 6:41:38 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White.)
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To: ResisTyr

I am also a vet. The difference is that I am not a traitor nor do I support espionage against this country.


27 posted on 02/20/2011 6:41:46 PM PST by kabar
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To: madison10

More awful that he’s a liar.


28 posted on 02/20/2011 6:42:01 PM PST by madison10 (True terror is to wake up one morning &discover that your high school class is running the country)
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To: kabar

You wrote:

“Ray McGovern is a noted leftist and activist. He is being defended by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, which is another leftist group...”

That’s the best part! Leftists attacking Leftists.


29 posted on 02/20/2011 6:42:23 PM PST by vladimir998 (Copts, Nazis, Franks and Beans - what a public school education puts in your head.)
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To: madison10

McGovern is a Code Pink lefty.


30 posted on 02/20/2011 6:42:46 PM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Kirkwood
He did nothing but turn his back. No disruption. Watch the video.

Dude!

Standing up and turning one's back on the speaker amidst a seated audience is a standard leftist tactic and it most certainly is a disruption.

If you want to argue that it is a "small" disruption and that this makes it acceptable that is one thing. (I disagree that any deliberate disruption is acceptable, btw.)

But the plain, simple fact of the matter is that this protester was deliberately disrupting the event.

31 posted on 02/20/2011 6:44:10 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: buccaneer81

Should have guessed such. The “Vets for Peace” made me wonder.


32 posted on 02/20/2011 6:44:26 PM PST by madison10 (True terror is to wake up one morning & discover that your high school class is running the country)
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To: ResisTyr

You shouldn’t turn your back on leftists, they are mentally deranged and dangerous


33 posted on 02/20/2011 6:44:53 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: kabar

Ok, missed the first part. I was so PO’d about what happened I didn’t see the first name. Just saw the name McGovern and jumped to conclusions too fast.


34 posted on 02/20/2011 6:45:18 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White.)
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To: Kirkwood
The Department of State told MailOnline it was an administration issue that was being handled by George Washington University who 'enforce their own policies on their campus'. The university had the following statement: 'The George Washington University is committed to the protection of free speech, freedom of assembly and the right of lawful protest on campus.

'When an invited speaker is the object of protest, demonstrations may occur outside the university building, facility or space where the lecture takes place, subject to additional requirements found in the university’s demonstration policy.

'A man, who is not affiliated with the George Washington University, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by the George Washington University Police Department (GWPD) and was charged with disorderly conduct after violating the university’s demonstration policy during a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on campus.

'Shortly after the Secretary began speaking, the man stood up from his seat blocking the view of guests and media.

'When asked twice by a GWPD officer to leave, the man refused. As a result, he was escorted by GWPD out of the building and was placed in the custody of the Metropolitan Police Department.'

35 posted on 02/20/2011 6:47:40 PM PST by kabar
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To: rogue yam

how was he disruptive?


36 posted on 02/20/2011 6:47:59 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: ReverendJames

No. It is not George McGovern.


37 posted on 02/20/2011 6:48:58 PM PST by kabar
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To: ResisTyr

Ray McGovern is pure filth, here’s something to give you an idea....

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Home » Blogs » Ray McGovern’s blog

Ray McGovern Talk at Today’s Rally for Bradley Manning
Submitted by Ray McGovern on Sun, 2010-08-08 22:38 Take Action

Brief remarks given at the rally for Bradley Manning earlier this afternoon in Quantico, where he is imprisoned. The rally was sponsored by Code Pink, Veterans for Peace, and The Courage to Resist.

http://warisacrime.org/node/54393


38 posted on 02/20/2011 6:50:09 PM PST by smoothsailing
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Read my post #35. The University police are the ones who bundled him out for violating university policies.


39 posted on 02/20/2011 6:51:46 PM PST by kabar
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To: ReverendJames

I know what you mean. I can feel myself getting to that boiling point. I have to step back for awhile and take a breath.


40 posted on 02/20/2011 6:51:47 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: rogue yam

so standing quietly in a seated audience is disruptive? Did he get beat up for being a kook or not bowing to the queen?


41 posted on 02/20/2011 6:51:52 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: ResisTyr

I cannot say I feel sorry for McGovern, who has been a left wing Bush hating loon for years. The fact that he was a veteran does not create any sympathy for this jerk.John Kerry was a veteran too.It did not insulate him from being a left wing jerk.


42 posted on 02/20/2011 6:53:16 PM PST by chuckee
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To: kabar

Isnt it strange that he would be protesting against a Clinton? As a lefty, you would think he’d be bowing down to worship her. Curious....


43 posted on 02/20/2011 6:53:46 PM PST by ResisTyr ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God " ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: paul51
how was he disruptive?

I will happily answer this question, but first please tell me whether it is sincere.

44 posted on 02/20/2011 6:54:20 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: ResisTyr

Clinton is now part of the USG, which makes her part of the enemy regardless of her political leanings.


45 posted on 02/20/2011 6:55:58 PM PST by kabar
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To: rogue yam

I can see you will be useless in our cause.


46 posted on 02/20/2011 6:56:44 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: kabar

You’re going to be useless as well.


47 posted on 02/20/2011 6:57:36 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: paul51
'A man, who is not affiliated with the George Washington University, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by the George Washington University Police Department (GWPD) and was charged with disorderly conduct after violating the university’s demonstration policy during a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on campus.

'Shortly after the Secretary began speaking, the man stood up from his seat blocking the view of guests and media.

'When asked twice by a GWPD officer to leave, the man refused. As a result, he was escorted by GWPD out of the building and was placed in the custody of the Metropolitan Police Department.'

48 posted on 02/20/2011 6:57:50 PM PST by kabar
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Well, using that logic, all lefty’s should hate FAUXbama, too! :D


49 posted on 02/20/2011 6:59:26 PM PST by ResisTyr ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God " ~Thomas Jefferson)
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Benedict Arnold was a vet.

Leni

50 posted on 02/20/2011 6:59:46 PM PST by MinuteGal (OK, BO'R...NAME the "far-rightists" you always morally equate to the far-leftists. Name names, NOW!)
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