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Former CIA Officer Battles ‘Dummy,’ ‘Clown’ Geraldo over New Clinton bin Laden Tapes
MEDIAite ^ | 8/01/2014 | Eddie Scarry

Posted on 08/01/2014 6:41:06 AM PDT by nikos1121

On Fox News Friday, Geraldo Rivera got into it with former CIA official Michael Scheuer over newly surfaced recordings of former president Bill Clinton, in which he claims the day before 9/11 that he could have killed Osama bin Laden.

In the tapes, Clinton says the reason he didn’t go in for the kill is that he would have had to “destroy a little town called Kandahar in Afghanistan and kill 300 innocent women and children, and then I would have been no better than him (bin Laden).”

Scheuer, identified as head of CIA’s bin Laden unit 1995-1999, disputed Clinton’s recollection. He said the attack on bin Laden “would have occurred in the middle of the night” and “it would have killed no one but Taliban people and Osama bin Laden and his crew.”

Scheuer took a shot at Clinton, saying, “if you looked up the word ‘lie’ his face (Clinton’s) would be right next to it.” He also claimed that he was fired from CBS after he bad mouthed Clinton.

Rivera was then brought in to discuss. He said Scheuer is “mixing and conflating intelligence with his own ideological spin.”

“So, what you have here with this gentleman who was dismissed by CBS by his own admission,” Rivera said, “is an analysis on the military action. And then No. 2, he is spinning it for his own purposes.”

What followed was a series of insults from Scheuer, who disparagingly called Rivera “a magazine guy,” “a dummy” and a “clown.”


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: clintonlies
I think everyone was incensed at Clinton's remarks recorded in Australia a day before 911. The HEAD of the Bin Laden Unit called him out, and said he was flat out a liar. I don't think that's a spin, it's fact, pure and simple.

Geraldo comes on and bascially dismisses the messinger.

1 posted on 08/01/2014 6:41:06 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: nikos1121

Geraldo Rivera = Monica Lewinsky.


2 posted on 08/01/2014 6:43:26 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: nikos1121

What followed was a series of insults from Scheuer, who disparagingly called Rivera “a magazine guy,” “a dummy” and a “clown.”

Sounds like he’s got Rivera’s number.


3 posted on 08/01/2014 6:44:10 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: nikos1121

“destroy a little town called Kandahar in Afghanistan and kill 300 innocent women and children..”

???

What the hell were we going to be using? A B-17, and 20,000 pounds of bombs?

We had more than enough advanced gear that you would not have to carpet bomb the whole damn place.


4 posted on 08/01/2014 6:45:28 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: nikos1121

> “Anyone hear Geraldo Rivera this AM on Fox Morning Show?”

No.

10 X minimum wage with a full annual contract is not enough to have me listen to anything this imbecile says.


5 posted on 08/01/2014 6:45:28 AM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: nikos1121
Geraldo? Seriously? No!

vaudine

6 posted on 08/01/2014 6:45:44 AM PDT by vaudine
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To: nikos1121

Bill Clinton a liar. I’m shocked!!


7 posted on 08/01/2014 6:46:12 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours.)
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To: nikos1121

The Clinton’s either lie or embellish for their own gain!


8 posted on 08/01/2014 6:47:29 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: nikos1121

Whoraldo is a Marxist apologist. He calls out Rivera when he claimed to be in Sudan when Clinton tried to bomb Osama. The guy calls him a clown since Osama was in Afghanistan then.

Listening to it now on Brian Kilmie.


9 posted on 08/01/2014 6:48:08 AM PDT by bray (Palin/Bibi 2016)
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To: nikos1121
I saw it. I usually turn off Fox whenever Geraldo comes on, but I did listen to most of it today. Geraldo couldn't help but talk about himself and how much he knows compared to the CIA agent. As the CIA agent said - Geraldo is a clown.

I think it was interesting that Clinton was speaking about this one day before 9/11.

10 posted on 08/01/2014 6:50:45 AM PDT by FR_addict
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To: nikos1121

Fox News is really blowing it. You can buy a dozen Carvilles at the bait store.


11 posted on 08/01/2014 6:51:43 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: nikos1121

Roger Ailes is a fool for paying mental midgets such as Whoraldo, Juan Williams And Shep Smith. When they come on, we change channels.


12 posted on 08/01/2014 6:51:44 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: FR_addict

Whore-aldo = Early to work Fridays


13 posted on 08/01/2014 6:52:37 AM PDT by PfromHoGro (Don't audit me bro!!!)
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To: nikos1121
destroy a little town called Kandahar in Afghanistan and kill 300 innocent women and children,

Kandahar has about a half a million people. XXX-42 either had no idea what he was talking about, was lying or (most likely) both.

14 posted on 08/01/2014 6:54:25 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (The IRS: either criminally irresponsible in backup procedures or criminally responsible of coverup.)
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To: nikos1121

Whorealdo is no more than a cheap rendition of Clyde Barnum. Any credibility he ever had he threw away with the Al Capon Grand Flop years ago and his career has been on a down hill slide ever since.

Obviously he has goat pictures for Ailes to keep him on FNC.


15 posted on 08/01/2014 6:54:37 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: nikos1121
Clinton made TWA Flt 800 go away. And the Oklahoma City bombing. No way he'd go after bin Laden. He was too busy taking US to Kosovo instead.

Why would anyone think he would go after bin Laden? What's in it for Bill?

16 posted on 08/01/2014 6:54:51 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: nikos1121

Nope. Not interested in what he has to say.

I’ve always thought it was a mistake, even suspect, for FOX to put him on the payroll. He’s more pompous than BOR, and is as racist as the day is long.


17 posted on 08/01/2014 6:54:53 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: FR_addict

I heard most of it, unprofessional on both of their parts. But we see that a lot when Whoraldo gets airtime.


18 posted on 08/01/2014 6:55:27 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: nikos1121

I usually turn it off when Jerry Rivers comes on FOX. Today I listened. Jerry thinks he knows more than an expert.

Whatta weasel.


19 posted on 08/01/2014 6:55:31 AM PDT by dforest
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To: txrefugee

I think old Roger and his boss have been threatened with the loss of their license by the FCC, that is shorthand for Obama.

They are under the gun and have been told they must provide balance by bringing in Communist fools. That is what I think.


20 posted on 08/01/2014 7:00:20 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: nikos1121

To prevent duplication, please do not alter the published headline, thx.


21 posted on 08/01/2014 7:07:59 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator
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To: nikos1121

Kind of insulting to clowns, magazines and dummies.


22 posted on 08/01/2014 7:08:37 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: nikos1121

Clinton lies like a Muslim.


23 posted on 08/01/2014 7:16:55 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: nikos1121

I watched Scheuer but turned the channel when they were bringing Rivers on.

Gerry Rivers simply has nothing of value to say.


24 posted on 08/01/2014 7:19:55 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: bray

So the “Expert” Whoraldo is attacking an intellegence officer who had assets on the ground because Whoraldo was embedded somewhere in the Sudan where Bin Laden wasn’t.

Anyone remember why Whoraldo was sent packing while over there? Bueller? Bueller?

Oh, yes that is correct. Whoraldo exposed classified Info.

He needs his nose broke again, harder!


25 posted on 08/01/2014 7:20:19 AM PDT by VRWCarea51 (The original 1998 version)
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To: nikos1121
It's amazing how Geraldo purports to have more knowledge of the events than the head of the Bid Laden unit of the CIA.

Before you attack Geraldo, remember that he was the only journalist who uncovered the details of child rape and cannibalism going on the Superdome after black people didn't get enough water bottles. And he also uncovered the millions of dollars worth of treasure in Al Capone's vault.

He's a pretty serious journalist.


26 posted on 08/01/2014 7:23:34 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: VanDeKoik

Scheuer went on to say that Kandahar had about 300,000 living there, not 300.

So it wasn’t as if the whole city would have been wiped out.


27 posted on 08/01/2014 7:28:29 AM PDT by dforest
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To: tgusa

“Rivera “a magazine guy,” “a dummy” and a “clown.””

Exihibit A !

http://gawker.com/geraldos-selfie-continues-to-haunt-him-gets-him-fired-1254260174


28 posted on 08/01/2014 7:31:33 AM PDT by Rock N Jones
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To: nikos1121

The only way Clinton would have killed OBL is if Monica wanted his head on a platter.


29 posted on 08/01/2014 7:35:26 AM PDT by bray (Palin/Bibi 2016)
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To: bray
Exactly. Too bad they cut him short and allowed Geraldo to continue. Geraldo was starting to look like a fool and the hosts saved him.
30 posted on 08/01/2014 7:48:47 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: nikos1121

“...president Bill Clinton, in which he claims the day before 9/11 that he could have killed Osama bin Laden.”

Sorry for picking nits, here but Bush was president “the day before 9/11.”


31 posted on 08/01/2014 7:50:54 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: nikos1121

So Whorealdo would know more about CIA intelligence than a former CIA official? Talk about audacity.


32 posted on 08/01/2014 7:55:40 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: bray

That should be in running for post of the year!!


33 posted on 08/01/2014 7:58:14 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: nikos1121

Whoreadlo seems to really get spun up whenever somebody calls out his man-crush, Bill Clinton, on anything. It’s like he believes he’s the head of Clinton’s Secret Service detail and jumps in front of perceived bullets to his credibility.


34 posted on 08/01/2014 8:08:12 AM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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To: dhs12345
Clinton said it on the day before 9/11.
35 posted on 08/01/2014 8:09:57 AM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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To: liberalh8ter

Michael Scheuer is hated on FR. Lot’s of history on that.


36 posted on 08/01/2014 8:13:58 AM PDT by Theoria (I should never have surrendered. I should have fought until I was the last man alive)
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To: nikos1121

Who had these 9-10-2001 Clinton “tapes” and who kept quite about them until now?


37 posted on 08/01/2014 8:40:01 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

FCC doesn’t regulate cable channels like Fox News.


38 posted on 08/01/2014 8:40:46 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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To: blueunicorn6

It’s part of their “Fair and Balanced” approach to the news.

Throw in a couple of fools to make the news “balanced”?

Why doesn’t FNN try to report the news “Straight and Honest”?


39 posted on 08/01/2014 8:41:08 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: FR_addict

Speaking of ideological twisting of facts—that’s all this guy does whenever he speaks. He’s a Marxist clown who tows the liberal line regardless of truth.


40 posted on 08/01/2014 8:44:51 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: Da Coyote

It’s called “taqqiya”.


41 posted on 08/01/2014 8:45:08 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: dead
He's a pretty serious journalist.  photo Hypocrite_zps3bd27869.jpg
42 posted on 08/01/2014 9:27:56 AM PDT by RetSignman (obama: "For the love of Alinsky, how much more do I have to do to get them to impeach me"?)
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To: a fool in paradise

What about Fox affiliates? Local news channels. Who issues licenses to cable channels?


43 posted on 08/01/2014 2:20:56 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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