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‘Disaster’: Things Got Seriously ‘Bizarre’ After GOP Sen. Thad Cochran’s Press Call Was Hijacked
http://www.theblaze.com/ ^ | July 2, 2014 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 07/02/2014 4:57:45 PM PDT by Whenifhow

A press call with Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) turned into a total “disaster” after someone dialed in and asked why it’s OK for the Republican to “harvest” black votes like black people harvesting cotton.

The bizarre call is the latest development in a controversial saga out of Mississippi where Cochran defeated tea party-backed Chris McDaniel in a recent GOP runoff election by reaching out to black voters and allegedly painting his opponent as a racist. The McDaniel camp is currently trying to call the results of the election into question.

Chaos reported erupted after freelance journalist Charles Johnson invited his Twitter followers to “crash” the call with him:

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: chrismcdaniel; mississippi; primary; thadcochran
See the page for a series of tweets
1 posted on 07/02/2014 4:57:45 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Whenifhow

Say goodbye to this seat. I believe it will be a Democratic winner in November. Can you imagine that in Mississippi of all places?


2 posted on 07/02/2014 4:58:42 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Whenifhow

lol.

I love it when leftists get punked


3 posted on 07/02/2014 4:58:53 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Whenifhow

Does a recording exist? Cannot find it at link. Would be fun to hear.


4 posted on 07/02/2014 5:00:18 PM PDT by cornfedcowboy
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To: cornfedcowboy

No recording was posted on that page, but it may surface sometime.


5 posted on 07/02/2014 5:01:12 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Whenifhow

Sounds like I’m here now but I’m there type of phone calls.... LOL.


6 posted on 07/02/2014 5:04:39 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: napscoordinator

>>Say goodbye to this seat. I believe it will be a Democratic winner in November. Can you imagine that in Mississippi of all places?

Yep. Cochrane threw away this seat in a panicky grab to keep his power. And after November, the GOP will blame the Conservatives for being extremist and not getting with the program.


7 posted on 07/02/2014 5:06:03 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyranni)
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To: napscoordinator

This is what happens when you get in bed with rats to win an election.
And call members of your own base racists in doing so.

McConnell will go down, as well.


8 posted on 07/02/2014 5:06:15 PM PDT by tennmountainman (True conservatives don't like being rained on by their own party!)
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To: Whenifhow
Cochran call now has a clip of an Obama impersonator talking about white people

LOL

9 posted on 07/02/2014 5:07:08 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Whenifhow
harvested? is that what vote buying is called now days???
10 posted on 07/02/2014 5:07:36 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: napscoordinator

The GOPe may have lost this seat this time around.


12 posted on 07/02/2014 5:12:09 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Bryanw92

Cochran could salvage some of his pride and honor if he announced his retirement right now, effective January.


13 posted on 07/02/2014 5:12:23 PM PDT by randita
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To: Whenifhow
Does anyone still remember the Al Gore conference call?

This Day In FR History... (the phone call)

14 posted on 07/02/2014 5:12:54 PM PDT by Momaw Nadon ("...with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world.")
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To: GeronL
I love it when leftists get punked

Except when "rightists" get screwed by it. It may "feel" better but end up resulting worse.

15 posted on 07/02/2014 5:15:22 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Momaw Nadon

Your link is dead, Jim.


16 posted on 07/02/2014 5:18:38 PM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: cornfedcowboy

dailycaller has it here http://dailycaller.com/2014/07/02/a-thad-cochran-campaign-conference-call-with-the-media-gets-hijacked-audio/


17 posted on 07/02/2014 5:19:31 PM PDT by CFW
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To: napscoordinator
How many elections like this will it take for the GOPe to realize that the new choice is between the Tea Party and the Democrats and they have to decide which they really want? Or have they already shown which side they've chosen with the raid on the GOP election account in Brat's district.
18 posted on 07/02/2014 5:23:13 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (The IRS: either criminally irresponsible in backup procedures or criminally responsible of coverup.)
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To: RedMDer

GOPe don’t care if they lose this seat because if a conservative is running, they already consider it lost. This is going to be war, them against us. They’ll try to destroy Chris and will call in all their media buddies to blame the loss on him.

That being said, I’m not so sure Chris would lose. If he tells the people he’s fighting Washington insiders and that he’ll continue to fight for them once elected, I think he can do it. He will need to let the locals know how he’ll help them, get them out from under regulation whatever.


19 posted on 07/02/2014 5:26:28 PM PDT by Kenny
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To: Momaw Nadon

OMG! I remember that. Was it not dubbed the hostage call?


20 posted on 07/02/2014 5:31:52 PM PDT by formosa
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To: Kenny
Cochran's actions gave McDaniel his issue. If he goes full-out against the invasion of the US, saying he wants jobs and opportunities for US citizens. Say that most politicians just want their votes, McDaniel wants their improved futures.

Ignore the media hype and strange analyses. Every conservative who excels is real strong about stopping the invasion of the US.

21 posted on 07/02/2014 5:33:10 PM PDT by grania
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To: Bryanw92
Cochrane threw away this seat in a panicky grab to keep his power.

I don't think Cochran is capable of doing much of anything. The grab for power was done by the GOPe.

22 posted on 07/02/2014 5:36:32 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Whenifhow

He was just borrowing the black laborers for one vote. Next time they’ll vote for their true masters.


23 posted on 07/02/2014 5:37:07 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: Momaw Nadon
The requested document does not exist on this server.
24 posted on 07/02/2014 5:39:42 PM PDT by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: Momaw Nadon

The link doesn’t work - DANG!

That is why I came here in the first place. A great moment in time! LOL


25 posted on 07/02/2014 5:41:22 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Whenifhow

Nice update in the comments:

Updates:

- McDaniel team has now found 5000 illegal votes and they haven’t even looked at half the counties yet. Cochran “won” by 6700

- Evidence from text messages shows that Shaleem Omar, who works for the Cochran campaign and for Sen. Wicker’s office offered black pastors money if they went out and paid $15 to each person who voted for Cochran.

-Haley Barbour’s PAC was behind the racist robo-calls against McDaniel.

-Cochran and Barbour officials are trying to block the McDaniel camp from accessing voter rolls.

- The FBI has been contacted by the McDaniel camp in regards to voter fraud.

- FEC is investigating Barbour’s PAC

- McDaniel has filed a federal lawsuit.


26 posted on 07/02/2014 5:50:16 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: grania
Every conservative who excels is real strong about stopping the invasion of the US.

You're right. I'd like to print up some posters with O's pic and the new imported illegals compounds. Under the pics it would simply say:

What the hell are they doing to us?

27 posted on 07/02/2014 5:54:49 PM PDT by Kenny
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To: Islander7; Libloather; Aria

Try this: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/551514/posts

Unfortunately the sub-links within the page no longer connect.


28 posted on 07/02/2014 6:13:01 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: rockrr; Whenifhow
Are you trying to help? Well, STOP! Just kidding. Is this it?

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/story?id=122678

29 posted on 07/02/2014 6:27:22 PM PDT by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: Whenifhow

An extreme version of the rule “when a Republican runs like he’s a Democrat, the Democrat always wins.”


30 posted on 07/02/2014 6:57:30 PM PDT by tinyowl (A equals A)
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To: Whenifhow; cornfedcowboy
Recording? Here you go

(I didn't listen.....I just happened to find this link)

31 posted on 07/02/2014 6:59:26 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Tea: A beverage best served cold. With RINO meat.)
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To: Mygirlsmom

That’s it....and if you check the blaze article a sound file has been added to the post.


32 posted on 07/02/2014 8:58:03 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Whenifhow

Goodbye to Mississippi, goodbye to the Senate.....


33 posted on 07/02/2014 9:11:28 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Intolerant in NJ

The ONLY thing that could save the Seante for GOP would be a roaring scandal of democrip senator(s) that the media —the enemy of we the people— would actually report near honestly. And since I don’t see the oligarchs allowing their media whoredom to do that. Adios to America of the Founders.


34 posted on 07/02/2014 9:21:22 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: tennmountainman

I think McConnell will go down. My wife and I live in KY and have voted for this backstabbing dirt bag since 1984, no more, we had decided this way before Mississippi. My parents are Goldwater conservatives, voted for him in 1964, they are sitting this one out and not voting for McConnell or Rogers the congressional pork Barron of KY.

I told my mother in law a life long conservative Republican about how the GOPE think of her as a conservative as racist and how they played the race card on their own and bought votes to keep one of their trashy liberals in power and about McConnell and the rest of the trashy GOPE were behind this with his $800K injection of cash. Her response, I can’t vote for him, but I can’t vote for Grimes I know her and she is a first rate idiot, guess I will be sitting this one out.


35 posted on 07/03/2014 7:45:02 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: sarge83

I hope we win the rest of our senate races, but I would take McConnell
out if I lived in KY by sitting that race out.


36 posted on 07/03/2014 10:09:04 AM PDT by tennmountainman (True conservatives don't like being rained on by their own party!)
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To: napscoordinator

If Cochran is on the ballot, I am voting Travis Childers. Mainly out of spite


37 posted on 07/03/2014 1:33:05 PM PDT by Sybeck1 (Remember Mississippi!)
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