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Police watch bar video in hit-and-run probe (Radio's Michael Berry a Suspect)
click2houston.com ^ | Feb 15 2012 | Stephen Dean

Posted on 02/16/2012 5:00:54 AM PST by humblegunner

HOUSTON -

Security camera footage from a well-known gay bar has played a key role in a hit-and-run investigation of a former Houston City Councilman, who is now a conservative talk show host, Local 2 Investigates reported on Wednesday.

A Houston man reported to police that KTRH talk show host Michael Berry plowed his SUV into another car outside T.C.'s Show Baron Converse near Fairview in the Montrose area about 11 p.m. on January 31st.

Tuderia Bennett, of Galena Park, told Houston police that he was working as a bouncer at the front door during a popular cross-dressing 'drag show' that was going on inside the club. He watched the crash happen and told police he rushed up to the car after impact and got a good look at Berry behind the wheel.

"I said, 'That's definitely the guy.' For sure, 100 percent," said Bennett.

(Excerpt) Read more at click2houston.com ...


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: berry; gaybar; michaelberry
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Say it ain't so, Michael!

I really enjoy Michael Berry, he does a great radio show.

His morning broadcast starts in a little over an hour, maybe there will be some clarification.

Gay bar? Really? News this morning stated Berry had been IN the gay bar.

Developing.

1 posted on 02/16/2012 5:01:07 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

Michael WHO??


2 posted on 02/16/2012 5:04:29 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: humblegunner

Unfortunate, if true.

Should have taken a taxi.


3 posted on 02/16/2012 5:04:39 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: humblegunner

“popular cross-dressing ‘drag show’”

Never heard of him. Going on looks, I’m sorry to say, in that photo you posted, I wouldn’t doubt it.


4 posted on 02/16/2012 5:07:13 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Vaquero

He’s our local talk radio guy, he has subbed for Levin a few times.


5 posted on 02/16/2012 5:10:43 AM PST by humblegunner
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Steering and queering?


6 posted on 02/16/2012 5:11:38 AM PST by csvset
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To: humblegunner

Maybe it was somebody wearing a Michale Berry costume.


7 posted on 02/16/2012 5:20:40 AM PST by Krankor (It's time you started thinking inside your head, that you should you stand up and fight.)
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To: humblegunner
OMGosh! What about that gorgeous wife he's always going on and on about? A smoke screen? Heck!

Bummer.
8 posted on 02/16/2012 5:22:29 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: humblegunner

I would be bummed if this is true.


9 posted on 02/16/2012 5:49:24 AM PST by SpringtoLiberty (Liberty is on the march!)
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To: humblegunner; All

“Luuuuuuuceeeeeeee, ju ave som splaininggggg to doooooo!!!”

BTW, isn’t that “gay/crossdressing bar” next to that Indian cuisine place Berry likes to go to all the time???

Might be a case of, “Well, I may have had a little too much coos-coos...”

First Jon Matthews (former Houston conservative talk show host)exposes himself to little girls, and now this with Mike Berry...

What a mess...This has got to be a smear campaign this time...He has been coming down hard on the “vunerables” in the Houston area including the gay/lesbian community lately...

I’m sure he is talking about this right now on his show this morning, and then we’ll hear about it this afternoon as well on the second half on the drive home...


10 posted on 02/16/2012 5:59:23 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: SpringtoLiberty

I would be somwhat bummed.......but not surprised.


11 posted on 02/16/2012 6:00:56 AM PST by Rich21IE
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To: humblegunner; TheMom; Allegra

What!??!!!??


12 posted on 02/16/2012 6:02:45 AM PST by Eaker (Remember, the enemy tends to wise up at the least convenient moments.)
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To: humblegunner
Tuned-in now.

Let's see what he says. ...I'll wait a while before commenting.

Berry has plenty of enemies.

13 posted on 02/16/2012 6:20:44 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun
Tuned-in now.

Same here.

Sounds like he's leading up to it...

14 posted on 02/16/2012 6:25:08 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner
Whatta think?

...sounded weak and I thought he almost got choked-up.

No angry denial, just I've made enemies.

I like Michael a lot, listen every day. I'll wait for the rest of the story.

15 posted on 02/16/2012 6:29:10 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

Yeah, it was pretty weak soup.

We shall see.


16 posted on 02/16/2012 6:34:47 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: stevie_d_64
First Jon Matthews (former Houston conservative talk show host)exposes himself to little girls, and now this with Mike Berry...

Really?

Already guilty?

17 posted on 02/16/2012 6:34:52 AM PST by Eaker (Remember, the enemy tends to wise up at the least convenient moments.)
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To: humblegunner

sounds like he may be one of those Log-smugglin’ Repubicans.


18 posted on 02/16/2012 6:35:49 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: humblegunner

Shouldn’t be hard to verify or disprove, with just a look at his vehicle.


19 posted on 02/16/2012 7:03:25 AM PST by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Rich21IE

Why not surprised? Is there something I am missing about Micheal? I listen to him 3 or 4 times a week for about 15 mins at a time.


20 posted on 02/16/2012 7:06:18 AM PST by SpringtoLiberty (Liberty is on the march!)
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To: Eaker; humblegunner

A guy flags down a cop at 1 am, five days after the incident, and says MB hit his car and drove away. If someone hit my car and I got his tag number, you can bet your ass I would call the cops right then, that minute. I wouldn’t wait 5 days and flag a cop down on the street. I smell a setup!


21 posted on 02/16/2012 7:10:08 AM PST by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: eastforker

Anybody subscribe to his Twitter feed?
Maybe that could tell you what he might have been doing at the time.


22 posted on 02/16/2012 7:16:14 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: TexasCajun
From the article..."Managers of the bar then turned over security camera video from inside the club to HPD investigators, and they write in an e-mail to Local 2 Investigates that their video confirms that Berry was in their establishment that night.

The e-mail reads, "Mr. Berry is one of those customers who has been to our establishment. The video in question that shows Mr. Berry in our establishment is in our possession. The local authorities have requested this same video and they are in possession to assist with their investigation."

What the heck was he doing "in their establishment"??

23 posted on 02/16/2012 7:21:16 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Jane Long

Maybe gathering material for his show?? How do you inteligently discuss a topic without first hand information??


24 posted on 02/16/2012 7:25:58 AM PST by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: Jane Long

Also look how they say it””Mr. Berry is one of those customers who has been to our establishment”. What did he mean by “one of those customers”. To me that means one of those not one of ours, in other words, a straight guy looking for laughs!


25 posted on 02/16/2012 7:31:17 AM PST by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: humblegunner

I heard this on the news last night, shocking, to say the least! I love Michael Berry, he is fantastic on the radio. I hope this all works out for the best for Michael. When did this accident happen?


26 posted on 02/16/2012 7:37:13 AM PST by Ditter
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To: Ditter
When did this accident happen?

A couple of weeks ago supposedly.

That raises some flags right there by itself.

27 posted on 02/16/2012 7:43:09 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: Rich21IE
You are not surprised????? Why? I listen to MB every day and I am totally shocked and seriously doubtful about this being anything other than a lie wrapped in a lie!
28 posted on 02/16/2012 7:44:39 AM PST by Ditter
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To: eastforker
Well, Easty...all I can say to the "in there gathering info" and "straight guy looking for laughs" theory is "Eeeeeewwwww. Really??".

With his local celeb status why would he not send in a surrogate...ala James O'Keefe...if he was gathering info?

Sompin' ain't right...with he himself being "inside the establishment".

29 posted on 02/16/2012 7:45:03 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: humblegunner

january 31st and the guy flags down a cop on the street on feb 5th to report it, yeah right!


30 posted on 02/16/2012 7:47:52 AM PST by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: Jane Long
This incident was New Year's eve, right?

I didn't hear a denial this morning, did you?

We'll have to wait to see if somone releases the video from the club? ...very strange in deed.

31 posted on 02/16/2012 8:09:30 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: humblegunner

Things that make you go hmmmmmmmmmm.


32 posted on 02/16/2012 8:36:53 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: TexasCajun
This incident was New Year's eve, right?

From the article....Montrose area about 11 p.m. on January 31st.

No, New Year's Eve is still December 31st.

Strange, regardless the date.

33 posted on 02/16/2012 9:30:41 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: humblegunner

I don’t believe it. Michael lampoons just about everything and it is not hard to imagine that his enemies are lined up to take him down.


34 posted on 02/16/2012 12:45:41 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: stevie_d_64
He has been coming down hard on the “vunerables” in the Houston area ....

That's "vunnables", stevie .... </off Sheila Jackson Lee accent>

Well, if it's near a favorite tandoori discount outlet he likes, I'd credit the tandoori for now, and put the rest of it to homo-venomousness, not knowing any better.

Curry-induced hypoxia, that's what it is.

35 posted on 02/16/2012 2:16:02 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: TexasRepublic
I don't believe it either. If Michael was in the gay bar he was just collecting stuff to make fun of the homos on his radio program. You do know that Shirley Q. Liquor is really a gay male comedian, don't you? He is one of the funniest people I think I have ever heard. I am surprised that the old black ladies haven't come after MB because of SQL.
36 posted on 02/16/2012 2:22:50 PM PST by Ditter
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To: TexasRepublic; humblegunner
Michael lampoons just about everything and it is not hard to imagine that his enemies are lined up to take him down.

He leans on those moral dwarves pretty hard. Until the Angel Raphael appears in a nimbus of heavenly glory, videotape in hand, to tell us different, I'm with you. Homosexual "males" are the most vicious little bastards on the face of the earth, so I won't be in a hurry to believe anything they have to say about a stalwart conservative who is a burr under their barebackin' saddle. </oxymoron>

Never, ever, believe a homosexual moral midget </redundancy> about anyone else's character, until you've seen the videotape three times and a (straight, debt-free, Republican) documentarian has signed off that it hasn't been tampered with. Then use your own judgment.

37 posted on 02/16/2012 2:28:21 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: Ditter
You do know that Shirley Q. Liquor is really a gay male comedian, don't you?

Not offering an opinion about whether he was in the place or not..

Don't you reckon he might go see Shirley Q. LIVE somewhere?

I'm pulling for Michael on this one, he ain't no nancy-boy.

38 posted on 02/16/2012 2:37:09 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: Ditter

Shirley Q. Liquor is funny as heck, I don’t care who “it” is.


39 posted on 02/16/2012 2:45:05 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: humblegunner

Can’t stand Berry and hate that he’s on the Baton Rouge 5pm drive time


40 posted on 02/16/2012 3:01:15 PM PST by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: humblegunner
Certainly I think, at some time, MB has gone to see SQL perform, if it was in a gay bar I don't have a problem with it. I wouldn't mind going to a gay bar if that was the only place I could see SQL. I love it when he comes on MB’s program. I am pulling for MB too.
41 posted on 02/16/2012 3:02:25 PM PST by Ditter
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Can’t stand Berry and hate that he’s on the Baton Rouge 5pm drive time

Just curious, is your radio stuck on one station?

42 posted on 02/16/2012 4:50:53 PM PST by Eaker (Remember, the enemy tends to wise up at the least convenient moments.)
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To: Eaker

The only decent one


43 posted on 02/16/2012 6:28:46 PM PST by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: Ditter

Ditter, My Lying Eyes Video.... hard to believe.

http://www.click2houston.com/news/Video-shows-talk-show-host-inside-gay-bar-on-night-of-hit-and-run/-/1735978/8796136/-/70wedp/-/index.html


44 posted on 02/16/2012 10:47:26 PM PST by Orange1998
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Not for long. I’m here in Houston and he is totally busted, eyewitnesses, video, video of him in TC’s. I’m shocked, but he will not be missed by any Texas conservatives. He’s always been a shill for mainstream Republican BS.


45 posted on 02/17/2012 1:17:46 AM PST by skutre
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To: Eaker

Well, I didn’t mean to make it appear I was already saying he was guilty of anything...My bad...

But if I recall that’s the way they crucified Jon Matthews, and I think the end result of others assumptions was just a lucky guess...

You just never know with some people and how they jump to conclusions, that was not what I meant...The comparison was only because they were both on conservative talk radio, and in the Houston market...

Pesonally, I think the whole incident is hogwash...Just a splinter group trying to oust a considerable force againt their liberal progressive agenda...And they want to see him discreditied, just in time for the campaigns to kick into high gear...


46 posted on 02/17/2012 4:36:59 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: Orange1998

This was our local Houston news. I saw it last night. I have been in a gay bar and watched a drag queen show and I have been other places that are not my usual hangouts wink wink. MB says it will all come out in the wash and I believe him.


47 posted on 02/17/2012 7:25:50 AM PST by Ditter
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To: humblegunner

what a jackass...i thought he was great...like fresh air of radio honesty

now look at him

frigging jerkoff caker


48 posted on 02/17/2012 9:50:52 AM PST by wardaddy (I am a social conservative. My political party left me(again). They can go to hell in a bucket.)
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To: wardaddy

Well, we don’t know yet.

Sure looks like it though.. but I’ll give him the benefit of the doubt for the time being.


49 posted on 02/17/2012 9:58:13 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: skutre

a shill for mainstream GOP

that is bullshit

he was their worst nightmare with his frankness about PC crap

but i agree....he is busted...a flake

nice day to sign up here eh just to say bullshite


50 posted on 02/17/2012 10:00:07 AM PST by wardaddy (I am a social conservative. My political party left me(again). They can go to hell in a bucket.)
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