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Study Says Reverence for Liberty Sign of Terrorism
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 July 2012 | John Semmens

Posted on 07/08/2012 4:20:01 PM PDT by John Semmens

A University of Maryland study funded by the Department of Homeland Security found that “persons reverent about individual liberty are likely to be right-wing terrorists.” “It makes perfect sense when you think about it,” said Secretary Janet Napolitano. “The phrase ‘individual liberty’ doesn’t appear in any of our nation’s founding documents. Its advocates are clearly and suspiciously out of step with America’s basic values.”

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TOPICS: Government; History; Humor; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: blogpimp; craptire; disregardkevmo; napolitano; notworthreading; pimpmyblog; satire; stupid; terror; tyranny; wasteoftime
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1 posted on 07/08/2012 4:20:12 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

I’ll wear the badge proudly John!


2 posted on 07/08/2012 4:23:34 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: John Semmens

How many your posted articles have the key word “not worth reading”?


3 posted on 07/08/2012 4:24:51 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: John Semmens

I imagine they would think that way.

So how many right-wing people have committed criminal acts?


4 posted on 07/08/2012 4:25:12 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (54,000,000 0bama's people on welfare and food stamps?)
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To: John Semmens
~ Oh, Do They Mean These Guys??? ~

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5 posted on 07/08/2012 4:32:24 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Ambition Without Talent Is Sad - Talent Without Ambition Is Worse")
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To: Kevmo

No one is forcing you to read these articles.


6 posted on 07/08/2012 4:32:33 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Kevmo

This is real; I downloaded the document.


7 posted on 07/08/2012 4:33:53 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: TribalPrincess2U
So how many right-wing people have committed criminal acts?

By the Left's reckoning, all of us, with every breath.

8 posted on 07/08/2012 4:34:05 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1264 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: fatnotlazy

No one is forcing you to read these articles.
***Nor is anyone forcing you to read my post to Semens. But you’re right, his stuff really isn’t worth reading.


9 posted on 07/08/2012 4:37:34 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: John Semmens

Looks like the Secretary Bulldyke2, has thrown down the gauntlet so we know what to look forward to if they get reelected.

People who love liberty are always a clear and present danger to those who work against liberty.


10 posted on 07/08/2012 4:41:03 PM PDT by X-spurt (It is truly time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: WildHighlander57

My name john Semens. I no ken write. So I steal hedlines, real storries end slap my title on it & call it satire. Itz mucho eazier than write my own stuff for humur.


11 posted on 07/08/2012 4:41:20 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Kevmo

The university did do a study, and there were about five categories, religious, separatist, left wing, and something like “ miscellaneous “ in addition to right wing.

So there WAS a study done.

The satire part is an add-on to it. In this case takes Napolitano and gives her way over the top quotes.

(I don’t like satire)


12 posted on 07/08/2012 4:41:42 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Kevmo

If you don’t want others to read your post and comment, send a private message.


13 posted on 07/08/2012 4:43:22 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Kevmo

Hope this link works:

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=4&ved=0CFkQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Fstart.umd.edu%2Fstart%2Fpublications%2Fresearch_briefs%2FLaFree_Bersani_HotSpotsOfUSTerrorism.pdf&ei=5Rz6T-PfC4n49QSR-PzdBg&usg=AFQjCNEDQwQdL3RyHAHGthOS4qTcP0IMHA

I did a Google search on “ La_Free_Bersani” and about the fourth hit down is the above link to the actual study.

It is real.

I wish the satirist would include links to the real stories.


14 posted on 07/08/2012 4:55:54 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Kevmo; John Semmens
Your post is amazingly asinine.
First off, Mr. Semmens does not misspell words or write in the illiterate manner which seems so easy for you.

Secondly, what gives you so much joy in attacking a fellow Freeper? Seems very strange to me. You act like you might think he's some kind of Troll, but sweetheart, YOU'RE the Troll-ish one here.
Maybe it's the heat, or one too many hits of “something”, but you're really embarrassing yourself here. Better stop while you're ahead.

17 posted on 07/08/2012 5:11:11 PM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply ! ! ..)
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To: John Semmens
So, attempting to prevent and/or punish terrorism isn't itself a 'reverence for liberty'?

They condemn themselves no matter how they answer:

If they answer yes, then they admit that their anti-terrorism efforts are also a sign of being probable terrorists.

If they say no, then they admit that their anti-terrorism efforts are anti-liberty.

18 posted on 07/08/2012 5:16:47 PM PDT by sourcery (If true=false, then there would be no constraints on what is possible. Hence, the world exists.)
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To: John Semmens
Could you include a link to the university study in the article?

I posted one down thread.

Then it would be clear what part is the news and what part is the satire.

The things going on in this country would have been thought unthinkable just a short time ago.

We are seeing things happen now that used to be mentioned in conspiracy-theory seminars.

19 posted on 07/08/2012 5:18:18 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: John Semmens
Could you include a link to the university study in the article?

I posted one down thread.

Then it would be clear what part is the news and what part is the satire.

The things going on in this country would have been thought unthinkable just a short time ago.

We are seeing things happen now that used to be mentioned in conspiracy-theory seminars.

20 posted on 07/08/2012 5:18:22 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: John Semmens

Nailed!


21 posted on 07/08/2012 5:19:48 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Kevmo

Somebody take a wizz on your oatmeal?

There is no need for you to be a jerk. Shows a lack of class on your part.

Grow up.


23 posted on 07/08/2012 5:27:03 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: null and void

Yeah, ain’t that a crock?


24 posted on 07/08/2012 5:27:14 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (54,000,000 0bama's people on welfare and food stamps?)
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To: Kevmo

That’s right, Bubby, get it all out. You’ll feel better tomorrow.


25 posted on 07/08/2012 5:27:34 PM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply ! ! ..)
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To: fatnotlazy

There is no need for you to be a jerk.
***Semens is the jerk here. He loves catching other freepers with his craptire.


26 posted on 07/08/2012 5:30:21 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Kevmo
“include [satire] in the title. But he refuses. When it’s this close to reality, it ain’t satire, it’s craptire.”

No. You need to be astute enough to know the difference. Steel sharpens steel type of thing.

If he posts something that is satire and someone falls for it and doesn't check it out; shame on them.

Good satire is close to the truth. I think good satire can be a powerful weapon to open eyes and minds to reality.

27 posted on 07/08/2012 5:32:03 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("The writing is on the wall - Unions are screwed. reformist2 10:04 PM #27")
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To: Kevmo

These satires have been being posted to FR long before I ever recall seeing your screen nzme.

So, maybe it’s just you.

Isn’t there some perpetual motion thread you can go to and screech about seagulls, lol?


28 posted on 07/08/2012 5:33:18 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: EggsAckley

I gather you don’t like what I write, here on your supposedly humourous thread. Gosh, if humour is the intent, then why doesn’t Semen-boy just include [satire] in the title? Oh, the simple answer to that simple question is... that humour is not the intent. So your craptire thread is filled with un-humourous responses. Gee, if you don’t like that, maybe you should have a simple discussion with the semen-boy who keeps blogpimping this stuff.


29 posted on 07/08/2012 5:33:42 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: RegulatorCountry

These satires have been being posted to FR long before I ever recall seeing your screen nzme.
***yeah, right, sparky. I signed up 2 months after JimRob, a full 7 years before you did. Sometimes craptire is just craptire.


30 posted on 07/08/2012 5:36:44 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

No. You need to be astute enough to know the difference.
***No. He’s just a jerk.

If he posts something that is satire and someone falls for it and doesn’t check it out; shame on them.
***Well, thanks for the admission of guilt. The intention is not humor, it is craptire. Also, what you say amounts to an open invitation for me to come onto these craptire threads and point out how mean-spirited and stupid this semen-boy is. Look through the threads where Semen-boy ‘catches’ someone — are they really that funny? No, they aren’t.

Good satire is close to the truth.
***Then if it really is good satire, having the [satire] notice in the title won’t damage it. What Semen-boy throws together wouldn’t pass such a litmus test.

I think good satire can be a powerful weapon to open eyes and minds to reality.
***And I think your admission above is a sign that humor is not the intent of these craptire threads. Thanks for the invitation.


31 posted on 07/08/2012 5:43:50 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Kevmo

Don’t like the thread? No one’s holding you here against your will. Maybe you can start an InTrade line on who will last the longest on FR, you or the author of the satire that’s got you in such a high maintenance tizz.


32 posted on 07/08/2012 5:44:57 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Kevmo; EggsAckley; humblegunner; John Semmens

I agree that satire should be part of the title and have informed the poster but he has never responded to me because he knows if he did no one would read his crap.


33 posted on 07/08/2012 5:46:22 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: Kevmo; EggsAckley; humblegunner; John Semmens

I agree that satire should be part of the title and have informed the poster but he has never responded to me because he knows if he did no one would read his crap.


34 posted on 07/08/2012 5:46:57 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: RegulatorCountry

Don’t like the thread?
***No, I don’t. Don’t like what I write about the craptire that Semen-boy puts together? Maybe you should ask him to politely put [satire] in the title. But, you probably won’t, which gives me all the ammunition I need to continue pointing out how amazingly dimwitted this stuff is. So in a way, you HAVE generated a starting point for humor in this thread, although that was not the original intent of the thread author.


35 posted on 07/08/2012 5:50:13 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Eaker

Semen-boy responded to me a while back. He said basically, since [satire] was in the keywords, that was good enough. Does anyone really read keywords?

Of course, [craptire] is also in a lot of the keywords for his rubbish threads, but he seems to pretend to be too slow on the uptake to realize that. The obvious intent is to catch freepers. The obvious intent is craptire.


36 posted on 07/08/2012 5:54:48 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Kevmo
The problem is that you can't read. John calls his pieces “Semi-news, semi-satire.” Seems self-explanatory to me.

Early on, I was snared. Didn't ruin my life. So why are you getting your shorts in a knot?

You must be a lot of fun at parties.

37 posted on 07/08/2012 5:55:02 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Kevmo

You appear to be under the mistaken impression that you’re in control, here.

No one owes you a thing and no one is obligated to accomodate your screeching, no matter how obnoxious you become.


38 posted on 07/08/2012 5:56:53 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Kevmo
He said basically, since [satire] was in the keywords, that was good enough.

When looking at the latest posts the keywords aren't detailed so "satire" or "crap" should be in the title.

39 posted on 07/08/2012 6:01:38 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: fatnotlazy

The problem is that you can’t read.
***Surely, you don’t mean that? If you thought I couldn’t read, you would not have written to me.

John calls his pieces “Semi-news, semi-satire.” Seems self-explanatory to me.
***And others call his pieces “craptire”, “stupid”, “waste of time” , and “not worth reading”. Seems self-explanatory to me.

Early on, I was snared.
***Then what is the point? A bunch of junior high freepers doing the high-five because they caught you? If the writing was any good, you’d have read past the [satire] in the title.

Didn’t ruin my life.
***Oh, I get it. You’re using exaggeration here. Just like, perhaps, you used it in the first sentence. Wow, your writing has so much more clarity than Semen-boy’s.

So why are you getting your shorts in a knot?
***Oh, this is some kind of humorous expression, right? So... humor is the intent of this sentence? Unlike the intent of these craptire threads... otherwise, [satire] would be in the title.

You must be a lot of fun at parties.
***I sure is. You should see my semen-boy impersonation.


40 posted on 07/08/2012 6:01:54 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: fatnotlazy

Well, will you look at that. I added ‘humor’ to the Topics list.

Note that Semen boy is the one who chooses the original topics when he starts the thread. If humor was his intent, he would have had it as a topic. I wonder how many of his craptire threads DO NOT have humor as a topic?

TOPICS: Government; History; Humor; Military/Veterans; Politics;


41 posted on 07/08/2012 6:04:38 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Kevmo

Get help.


42 posted on 07/08/2012 6:08:40 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: RegulatorCountry

You appear to be under the mistaken impression that you’re in control, here.
***What would give you such a ridiculous impression? Are you guys really this stupid on these craptire threads?

No one owes you a thing
***Fellow freepers owe each other respect, and Semen-boy has been lacking in that regard for quite a while, it would appear.

and no one is obligated to accomodate your screeching,
***Then ignore my posts. I can populate your stupid craptire threads with tons of sarcasm, which is better humor than the dog poo that Semens writes.

no matter how obnoxious you become.
***Semens is the one who has become obnoxious here. I’m just returning the favor. Why do you think he doesn’t include ‘humor’ in the TOPICS list? Why do you think he doesn’t put [satire] in the title? It’s because he is obnoxious. And a blogpimp at that.


43 posted on 07/08/2012 6:08:52 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: fatnotlazy

Get Semen boy to stop posting craptire.


44 posted on 07/08/2012 6:12:28 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Kevmo
Why do you think he doesn’t include ‘humor’ in the TOPICS list?

Because it is never in the least bit funny?

45 posted on 07/08/2012 6:14:29 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: Kevmo

You’re just determined to unravel rather colorfully this evening, aren’t you?

Implode away.


46 posted on 07/08/2012 6:15:07 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Eaker

When looking at the latest posts the keywords aren’t detailed so “satire” or “crap” should be in the title.
***You’re right. “crap” is a better description, but I would settle for [satire].


47 posted on 07/08/2012 6:15:19 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Eaker

Because it is never in the least bit funny?
***Yup. Bunch of junior high kids. They don’t seem to be able to take any heat, either.


48 posted on 07/08/2012 6:21:43 PM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Kevmo

Sorry, pal. I like John’s threads. IMO, he can post them whenever he wants.

You’re the one with the problem. Maybe a NASCAR or the weekly gardening thread would be more suitable for you. I don’t think there us any satire in those threads that will upset your delicate constitution


49 posted on 07/08/2012 6:27:43 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Kevmo

Sorry, pal. I like John’s threads. IMO, he can post them whenever he wants.

You’re the one with the problem. Maybe a NASCAR or the weekly gardening thread would be more suitable for you. I don’t think there is any satire in those threads that will upset your delicate constitution


50 posted on 07/08/2012 6:28:18 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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