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Repubs And Conservatives Accused Of Blowing "Racist Dog Whistles"
JoeClarke.Net ^ | 11/21/2012 | JoeClarke.Net

Posted on 11/21/2012 1:10:53 PM PST by joeclarke

Cleveland, Oh Black Dem Representative Marcia Fudge: "Questioning Susan Rice Is Racist and Sexist" 

South Carolina, Black Dem Representative Jim Clyburn: "Criticism Of Susan Rice Is Racism"

They are back. Fresh after the presidential election, Democrats are hardly the "good losers." Yes, they are the losers, they will find, for voting him back in.
But in trying to gain some sort of moral superiority, libs are throwing out the race card and race baiting like never before. Race baiting has come back with a vengeance since many have questioned U.N. representative Susan Rice's competency. Anyone who questions the woman's performance is either racist or misogynistic. Also, such words as "golf, apartment, old, white and urban" are now considered racial dog whistles which are really code or buzz words for racists (we conservatives) employ in our coded, secretive language.

Yes, Chris Matthews did say that using the word "apartment" is an affront to African Americans, because it . . .  (you know, I really can't imagine how Chris Matthews reasoned this)

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: americans4prosperity; dogwhistle; kochbrothers; racebaiting; racecard; reverseracism
CNN dismissed the controversy behind a 2007 Obama video that just resurfaced, by calling it "old news" and whitewashing the President's own words. CNN even touted its own 2007 coverage of the speech without admitting that it ignored the most controversial part.



Soledad O'Brien Tees Up Clyburn to Identify Racial Code In GOP Opposition to Susan Rice

By Matt Hadro | November 20, 2012 | 11:53

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CNN's Soledad O'Brien teed up Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) to pick out the "code words" in GOP opposition to Susan Rice's nomination to Secretary of State, on Tuesday morning's Starting Point.

"Would you agree with what she's saying that there's a racial or a sexist component to a lot of these comments?" O'Brien asked, quoting the incoming chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). "Or would you say as the letter seems to say, they use the word 'incompetent,' and they use the word undermining the desire to improve U.S. relations?" [Video below the break. Audio here.]

CNN's Don Lemon Bullies Conservative Guest On-Air, Who Lashes Out Afterward

By Matt Hadro | November 19, 2012 | 18:09

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CNN anchors have been turning to advocacy. Don Lemon didn't show a hint of journalistic integrity on Sunday's Newsroom as he ripped into conservative guest Will Cain and lectured him on the offensiveness of Mitt Romney's "gift" remarks, joining liberal journalist LZ Granderson in the leftist ambush.

"This is an astounding interview," Cain remarked, realizing he was outnumbered by two liberals. "I'm a little taken aback by the chorus of surprise. I really am. From both of you guys." Cain lashed out on Twitter after the ambush. [Video below the break. Audio here.]

Obama's Media Purposefully Inflaming Racial Tensions

By Noel Sheppard | November 19, 2012 | 00:21

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When Barack Obama was campaigning for president in 2008, he and his supporters in the media claimed his election would create a post-racial America.

Far from accomplishing that, the United States appears more racially divided than it has in decades.

Brent Bozell on Fox: Press Corps Should Be 'Perturbed,' Not Chuckle at, Christi Parsons's Fan Girl Act

By NB Staff | November 16, 2012 | 11:47

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Chicago Tribune reporter Christi Parson's fawning fan girl act at Wednesday's press conference was bad enough, NewsBusters publisher Brent Bozell told Sean Hannity on the November 15 edition of Hannity, but even worse was the reaction of the rest of the press corps in the room.

"This is the blue chip ensemble of journalists in America," the Media Research Center founder noted, and yet, "no one, but nobody seemed the least bit perturbed that she and [President Obama] are playing kissy-face in a press conference. Nobody was at all surprised by that. What does that tell you about our press corps?" Bozell asked. [watch the full "Media Mash" segment below the page break]

Tim Allen: ABC Censors 'Went Back To the '80s With What We Can and Cannot Say' About Race

By Noel Sheppard | November 16, 2012 | 10:37

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Americans were told during the 2008 presidential campaign that electing Barack Obama would create a "post-racial" nation.

Far from it, on NBC's Tonight Show Thursday, Tim Allen, the star of ABC's Last Man Standing said that when it comes to race, censors "went back to the ‘80s with what we can and cannot say on the network" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Now Chris Matthews Thinks The Word 'Urban' Is Racist

By Noel Sheppard | November 14, 2012 | 18:57

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The list of words MSNBC's Chris Matthews believes are racist if uttered by a conservative got longer on Wednesday.

You can now add "urban" which offended Matthews when Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said it during an interview Monday, but didn't bother the Hardball host in the slightest when Salon's Joan Walsh said it on his own program two days later (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

Anderson Cooper Suggests Paul Ryan May Have Used Racial Dog Whistle

By Matt Hadro | November 14, 2012 | 15:59

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After Paul Ryan held that a voter turnout increase in "urban areas" hurt the Romney ticket, CNN's Anderson Cooper questioned if he was using racial overtones and hammered him with a "Keeping Them Honest" report claiming Ryan missed other reasons why Team Romney lost.

"Well, some critics jumped on those remarks, since 'historically urban' has often been used as a code word for African-American voters," said Cooper, who proceeded to "keep Ryan honest" by noting that urban areas weren't the only reason why Ryan and Romney lost. GOP strategist Alex Castellanos laughed at that assumption and called it "ridiculous." [Video below the break. Audio here.]

NYT Sunday Review Contributor Finds 'Political Racism' in Long Voting Lines for Minorities

By Clay Waters | November 14, 2012 | 14:11

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Since taking over the section, editor Andrew Rosenthal has transformed the New York Times Sunday Review from a selection of liberal-leaning political and sociological analysis into a bulletin board for the far left.

From the softer end of the spectrum, an essay by Washington bureau chief David Leonhardt, who proposed liberal tax solutions to the "fiscal cliff" in "The Cliff Is a Hard Place to Compromise." Holding up the hard left, professor Steven Hahn (pictured) dutifully uncovered "Political Racism in the Age of Obama."

Despite Handy Election Victory for Obama, MSNBC Continues Attack on Voter ID Laws

By Jeffrey Meyer | November 13, 2012 | 15:48

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With the election over and President Obama handily winning reelection -- including in photo ID states like Michigan and Florida -- you'd think MSNBC would go silent about voter ID laws, which clearly did not disenfranchise millions of seniors, students, or black voters nor did it turn the election in favor of Romney.

But no, the network will still flog the issue for the forseeable future. Witness Tuesday’s Now with Alex Wagner, which featured a discussion of the Supreme Court’s decision to review Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.   [See video below break.  MP3 audio here.]

Matthews Charges 'They Practically Frisked' Obama, 'Get Out of Your Car'

By Brad Wilmouth | November 07, 2012 | 08:30

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At about 1:26 a.m. during MSNBC's live coverage of election night, co-anchor Chris Matthews obsessed over critics of President Obama who "practically frisked" President Obama and told him, "get out of your car, show me your birth certificate, who are you?"

Even as he rejoiced that racism had not cost Obama reelection, Matthews made his comments on the subject after co-host Rachel Maddow noted polls showing Obama had received a lower percentage of white voters than four years ago. Matthews:

Chris Rock: 'Romney Is Blacker Than Obama'

By Noel Sheppard | November 05, 2012 | 10:31

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On Friday night, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel gave Chris Rock an opportunity to appeal to white voters to support the President's re-election.

During a pre-recorded video trying to prove how white the former junior senator from Illinois really is, Rock said, "Even Mitt Romney is blacker than Obama" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Bill Maher Warns Romney Supporters: 'Black People Know Who You Are and They Will Come After You'

By Noel Sheppard | November 02, 2012 | 23:03

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Bill Maher on HBO's Real Time Friday might have said one of the most disgraceful things uttered during the 2012 campaign season.

"If you're thinking about voting for Mitt Romney, I would like to make this one plea: black people know who you are and they will come after you" (video follows with commentary):

Rev. Lowery, Who Delivered Obama Inaugural Benediction, Now Says 'All White Folks' Are 'Going to Hell'

By Tom Blumer | October 31, 2012 | 22:47

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Joel Gehrke at the Washington Examiner has noted the harsh racism recently expressed by the same pastor who delivered the benediction at President Barack Obama's inauguration in January 2009. Readers should read Gehrke's post as well as the underlying article in the Monroe County Reporter in Forsyth, Georgia to get the full flavor of what the Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery said at St. James Baptist Church this past Saturday, because you can virtually guarantee the establishment press won't touch it, and this post won't be able to capture every offensive word and phrase.

Selected paragraphs from the Reporter's coverage, including its impact-minimizing subheadline, follow the jump (bolds are mine throughout this post):

Cal Thomas Column: Who's Really a Racist, Col. Wilkerson?

By Cal Thomas | October 30, 2012 | 12:00

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On MSNBC's Ed Schultz program Friday night, the former chief of staff for Colin Powell, retired Army Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, said, of the Republican Party, "My party is full of racists ... and the real reason a considerable portion of my party wants President Obama out of the White House has nothing to do with the content of his character, nothing to do with his competence as commander in chief and president, and everything to do with the color of his skin ... that's despicable."

Wilkerson's allegation followed his former boss's endorsement of President Obama for a second term. The history of racism has certainly stained both parties and there are racist Democrats and racist Republicans, but when the race card is played this close to the election, I suspect the pro-Obama forces are sensing trouble.

AP Writers Claim Their 'Poll' Shows 'Majority Harbor Prejudice Against Blacks'

By Tom Blumer | October 27, 2012 | 15:09

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The latest and possibly last (we can hope) preelection poll from partnership between the Associated Press and GfK Roper International purportedly tells us that most of us "now express prejudice toward blacks" whether we "recognize those feelings or not."

That's the conclusion communicated by AP reporter Sonya Ross and wire service deputy director of polling Jennifer Agiesta. In case we don't get the point, the item's accompanying photograph at the AP national siteYahoo News and likely elsewhere is of Barack Obama, who despite the recognized and unrecognized racism of most Americans managed to carry 53% of the vote in 2008. Contrary to the report's headline, the AP pair admit that the AP-GfK poll results alone (done online, to add insult to injury) don't prove the point they're trying to make; other bizarre tests are also involved.

NYT's Kantor Implies Obama Victim of Racist Attacks From Tea Party, Newt Gingrich, Rep. Joe Wilson

By Clay Waters | October 24, 2012 | 15:57

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New York Times reporter and sympathetic Obama biographer Jodi Kantor implied that various insults suffered by President Obama were in fact racist attacks in her Sunday front page profile, "For President, a Complex Calculus of Race and Politics – An Embrace of Black Life Balanced by a Belief in Universal Principles." Plus: After months of being a Hispanic, accused shooter George Zimmerman is again a "white man" at the Times.

Huffington Post: 'Americans For Prosperity Distributes Ads Promoting Pro-Slavery Arkansas Legislators'

By Noel Sheppard | October 15, 2012 | 07:54

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The liberal media's mission to smear the Koch brothers and Americans For Prosperity, one of the advocacy groups they support, continues.

On Wednesday, the Huffington Post published an article with the inflammatory headline "Americans For Prosperity Distributes Ads Promoting Pro-Slavery Arkansas Legislators":

Daily Kos Week in Review: White After Labor Day

By Tom Johnson | October 13, 2012 | 05:23

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There are plenty of reasonable explanations for why Republicans have a hard time winning over black voters. Leave it to a Kossack to offer an unreasonable explanation: that today's GOP "looks and acts like a white supremacist lynch mob." That blogger also likens Ann Coulter to a rabid weasel and presents her as one of the leading apologists for this violently racist party.

As usual, each headline is preceded by the blogger's name or pseudonym.

Coulter Column: Got Racism? The Liberal Media Sure Does

By Ann Coulter | October 10, 2012 | 17:57

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Liberal racism sightings have become like a lunatic's version of "Where's Waldo?" Kevin Baker of Harper's magazine says Romney's referring to his "five boys" in last week's debate was how he "slyly found a way" to call Obama a "boy." Says Baker: "How the right's hard-core racists must have howled at that!"

MSNBC's Chris Matthews says the word "apartment" is racist because black people live in apartments. He also says the word "Chicago" is racist because -- despite its well-known reputation as the home of Al Capone and the Daley machine -- a lot of black people live there, too. (And don't get him started on "Chicago apartments"!)

'Republicans to Cities: Drop Dead' Blares New York Times Headline

By Clay Waters | October 10, 2012 | 09:26

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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch sent a Twitter message on Sunday morning complaining about the Sunday New York Times: "Practically nothing in NYT, predicable nearly unreadable Review section - even unintelligible Maureen Dowd."

Admittedly, the lead Sunday Review article by novelist Kevin Baker was more enticing to liberals, who seem to be section editor Andrew Rosenthal's intended audience: "Republicans To Cities: Drop Dead." (The headline and graphic are meant to mimic the infamous New York Daily News headline from October 30, 1975, after President Gerald Ford denied federal assistance to the city: "Ford to City: Drop Dead.") Baker talked of "radio ranters" of the right wing, bizarrely suggested D.C. was a victim of "lax gun laws," and accused Republicans of racist "dog whistles."

Reuters Reporter, In Essence: Today's Republican Are Pro-Slavery and Are Rarely Tagged as 'Radicals'

By Tom Blumer | October 10, 2012 | 00:17

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Okay, Steven Spielberg said what he said about Democrats and Republicans at his prerelease press conference promoting "Lincoln," his next movie which will be released just after Election Day. And of course he's spectacularly wrong in claiming that the country's two major political parties have "traded political places over the last 150 years."

If that were the entire story and Reuters reporter Christine Kearney (pictured here at LinkedIn) had simply relayed what Spielberg said, this post wouldn't be about media bias. But is, because Ms. Kearney herself took a journey into the land of make-believe with this subsequent sentence:

Stacey Dash on Romney: ‘I Chose Him Not By the Color of His Skin But the Content of His Character’

By Noel Sheppard | October 09, 2012 | 20:46

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As NewsBusters reported Monday, African-American actress Stacey Dash was thoroughly lambasted on Twitter for expressing her support for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

During an interview with CNN's Piers Morgan Tuesday, a defiant Dash marvelously said, "I chose him not by the color of his skin but the content of his character" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

African American Studies Professor Names 'The 15 Most Overrated White People,' Includes Reagan

By Noel Sheppard | October 09, 2012 | 08:53

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Can you imagine the outrage if a white commentator wrote an article with the headline "The 15 Most Overrated Black People?"

On Monday, African American Studies professor and political commentator Marc Lamont Hill published a piece at the Huffington Post entitled "The 15 Most Overrated White People."

Actress Stacey Dash Endorses Romney, Liberals Fling Racist Insults

By Matthew Sheffield | October 08, 2012 | 16:25

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In his speech to the Republican National Convention earlier this year, actor Clint Eastwood told the assembled crowd that there are more conservatives and moderates in Hollywood than they might think. Such people “play closer to the vest. They do not go around hot dogging it,” Eastwood said.

Unfortunately, actress Stacey Dash is finding out the hard way what happens to those celebrities who are willing to think for themselves: they get attacked by the very people who claim to preach “tolerance” and “peace.” (Note: This blog post is “not safe for work” and certainly not for children.)

Andrew Sullivan: Drudge, Carlson and Hannity Yelled 'Remember He's a N---er' About Obama Last Week

By Noel Sheppard | October 08, 2012 | 16:05

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The Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan clearly hasn't gotten over last week's horrible debate performance by the President of the United States.

In an article entitled "Behind The Obama Implosion," Sullivan wrote Sunday evening, "If Obama was rattled by Drudge, Carlson and Hannity yelling 'Remember he's a n---er!' the days before, then the Romney campaign has gotten into Obama's usually impermeable head."

Touré: 'If You Just Have a Bunch of White People, You’re Gonna Come Up With Alternate Realities That Don’t Make Any Sense'

By Noel Sheppard | October 05, 2012 | 16:06

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MSNBC's Touré made another in a series of racist remarks Friday.

Appearing on the Martin Bashir show, Touré said of Republicans, "If you just have a bunch of white people, you’re gonna come up with alternate realities that don’t make any sense" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Media Mash: CNN Helps Cover Up Obama's Race Speech, MSNBC Plays the Race Card

By NB Staff | October 05, 2012 | 09:58

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MRC President and NewsBusters publisher Brent Bozell appeared on the October 4 edition of Hannity and exposed the hollowness of the media's argument against covering inflammatory quotes Barack Obama made in a 2007 speech on race, clips aired for the first time earlier this week on Hannity. [Watch the full video after the jump.]

Host Sean Hannity set up the newest "Media Mash" segment: "I just played this tape, 2007. Yeah, the speech was reported on, but they didn't report what happened in this speech. They didn't -- major portions of it where the President is accusing the United States government -- before a predominantly African-American audience -- of not taking care of Katrina victims because of race."

Coulter Column: MSNBC's Motto: Lean Racist

By Ann Coulter | October 03, 2012 | 19:48

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If one were trying to prove in court that MSNBC is crazily biased, you could do worse than submitting Rachel Maddow's Tuesday night show.

She was discussing the recently released June 2007 tape of Barack Obama using Hillary Clinton's black accent to tell an audience of black preachers that the U.S. government doesn't care about black people, Maddow explained with her typical leaden sarcastic wit that the tape reveals Obama's "secret plan to be way more black than he seems to you now."

Nothing to See Here: CNN Dismisses Controversy In Obama Video, 'Old News'

By Matt Hadro | October 03, 2012 | 16:00

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CNN dismissed the controversy behind a 2007 Obama video that just resurfaced, by calling it "old news" and whitewashing the President's own words. CNN even touted its own 2007 coverage of the speech without admitting that it ignored the most controversial part.

Anchor Soledad O'Brien, who has stuck up for Obama more than once before, lamely spun that Obama "was talking about racial discontent and hopelessness because of poverty." CNN's Zoraida Sambolin said "it is old news" and added that CNN "covered it at the time." [Video below the break. Audio here.]

Andrew Sullivan: Tucker Carlson A 'Degenerate, Disgusting Racist Demagogue'

By Mark Finkelstein | October 03, 2012 | 15:24

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Andrew Sullivan is spitting mad at Tucker Carlson.  Writing at The Daily Beast today, Sullivan vilifies the editor-in-chief of the Daily Caller as a "degenerate, disgusting, racist demagogue."

Sullivan is infuriated by Carlson's Daily Caller having recently called attention to a 2007 speech, largely ignored by the MSM, by then presidential candidate Barack Obama.  Addressing an audience of black ministers, Obama lavishly praised Rev. Jeremiah Wright, blamed the LA riots and the response to Hurricane Katrina on racism and made, in the words of the Daily Caller, "repeated and all-but-explicit appeals to racial solidarity, referring to 'our' people and 'our neighborhoods.'”  More after the jump.

1 posted on 11/21/2012 1:11:00 PM PST by joeclarke
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To: joeclarke

Sounds to me like they are saying that all blacks are running dogs and bitches since they seem to be the only ones who hear these ‘dog’ whistles. Isn’t that rather racist of them? And they call US racist?

2 posted on 11/21/2012 1:22:29 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: joeclarke

I know the Secret White Racist Handshake and shortwave radio codes. B-P

3 posted on 11/21/2012 1:23:11 PM PST by Nowhere Man (I miss you Muffin! (8-21-1987 - 7-09-2004). Take care, pretty girl!)
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To: joeclarke

Talking about Rep. Martha Fudge, the ignorant racist, my dog just took a crap and it looked like Fudge. Much closer to the truth than you think.

I think I’ll go and take a Clyburn. Why not? He’s as dumb as crap so we might as well honor his stupidity on a daily basis.

4 posted on 11/21/2012 1:26:04 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MestaMachine

Have these people forgotten the way they savaged Condoleeza Rice, and even Colin Powell to a certain extent? Have they forgotten they told us that criticism and dissent were partiotic?
The hypocrisy of the left is ever a source of amazement to me.

5 posted on 11/21/2012 1:51:17 PM PST by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: joeclarke

Then these same stupid bastards turn around and call the GOP the party of old white men.

6 posted on 11/21/2012 1:54:21 PM PST by skeeter
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To: joeclarke

I can see “urban” as, I won’t say code word, but a euphamism. All sides use it, though. And it’s been an open secret for a long time, as I can recall The Larry Sanders Show making fun of it by saying something like, “How about Lenny Kravitz; he’s only half urban.” (Lenny Kravitz is or was a half-Jewish/half-black singer.)

The rest sounds nuts.

7 posted on 11/21/2012 2:50:13 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: joeclarke

Who gave the order to the military to “stand down” and NOT execute the plan to rescue our Ambassador and our other three brave men?

When did they give the order?


8 posted on 11/21/2012 3:21:43 PM PST by John Galt's cousin (Constitutional Conservatism NOW! * * * * * * * * * * Repeal the 17th Amendment!)
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