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Weekend Show *Preview* for 9/23 - 9/24/06 (not the live thread)
Network and Cable News Networks | 9/23/06 | Network and Cable News

Posted on 09/23/2006 9:56:13 AM PDT by Phsstpok

Preview and Analysis of the Weekend Talk Shows for 9/23 & 9/24/06

The campaign to trash President Bush and beatify President Clinton gets into high gear this week.  Perhaps now we know why the Clintonistas were so frantic to kill or discredit The Path To 9/11, because it had the possibility of preempting their re-re-re-re-launch of the "Clinton Legacy" (Take 843).  This is a contest between the Bush and Clinton world views.  Bush views the world in terms of western civilization representing humanity's progress up from barbarism.  Clinton views the world in terms of America's sins and how we must be punished and made to atone for all the evil we have done to the peace loving people of the rest of the world.  The Bush worldview can acknowledge flaws in America and western civilization, while still arguing that the good brought by western thought, such as personal freedom, equality, democracy and true justice, outweigh the bad.  The Clinton worldview cannot stand so long as anything but evil is attached to western thought and while any flaws in the rest of the world (or any personal fault) is not deflected onto someone, anyone, else.

This was to be Clinton's week of triumph, staging his Clinton Global Initiative the same week as the General Assembly meeting in New York, upstaging the current president with his own "coronation" as the true leader of the global community (particularly of those that hate George Bush).  But then Ahmadinejad and particularly Chavez turned the spotlight on their own BDS (Bush Derangement Syndrome) and it looked all too much like Clinton, his guests and the Soros Dhimmicrats were acting as cheerleaders for the clearly insane leaders from the axis of evil.  That could not be allowed to stand, so Clinton's minions directed Rangel and Pelosi to fall on their swords (no risk, they're in safe districts) and condemn Chavez to take the heat off of Clinton and friends.  Now it is time for the "Great Leader" himself to emerge and try to "move on" from this past weeks unpleasantness and begin to turn to "real solutions" that the current administration has sadly been resisting.   Things like massive transfers of wealth from the American middle class evil rich to third world dictators poor.  And there's this pesky sovereignty thingy that just has to be dealt with.  After all, we can't make the world safe for Clinton's friends the people so long as American's some evil nations selfishly horde power and wealth.

NBC Meet The Press will host the coronation and hagiography, giving Billy Jeff a friendly platform to knock down softball questions about his failings and his successors evil deeds.  He'll also be given ample opportunity to spin his vision of utopia (if only he were in charge).  I truly feel that this could be the opening of a campaign for Bill Clinton to succeed Kofi Annan as Secretary General of the UN.  They might even dream of establishing a true world government with Bill as it's all wise and all powerful leader.  He's still a relatively young man, after all (watch for references to his relative youth and vigor as a key indicator).  Hamid Karzai is probably on to take the slings and arrows of "Bush failed in Afghanistan," with the distinct hope that he may turn on Bush to a greater or lesser extent.  And John Danforth, a Bush 41 insider, is on board to promote Clinton's favorite notion, the real threat to world peace is from right wing Christians.  Rosie O'Donnell started laying the groundwork for this message on The View this week.

CBS Face The Nation provides week number two for John McCain to sell his "straight talk" about torture and his own maverick status.  When they booked this it was probably intended as a victorious appearance after backing down evil George Bush, but the "Bush blinked" notion has completely crashed and burned.  If McCain (and Graham on Fox) can't resurrect that notion then McCain is damaged goods and his allies in the DBM will turn on him.  FTN may be his last chance and could even turn into his downfall.  The presence of the Washington Post's political editor, and self appointed expert on what dims and RINOs should do to win, may perhaps be telegraphing to McCain that they only want to "help him get it right."

Fox News Sunday also brings on Clinton, but from the blurbs that have leaked it appears it was a much more hostile environment than MTP will be.  My great fear is that the promo material provides the only fireworks and the rest of Wallace's questioning will be obsequious and predictable.  Perhaps I'm wrong and that the anticipation of this interview is what prompted Wallace to be so negative and typically DBM like with Republican guests the last few weeks.  He may have been building up "street cred" inside the beltway, either to win the Clinton interview or to give cover for the questions he planned to ask.  I'll certainly be watching to check the accuracy of the rush transcript that's already up on FR, but it sounds like it was going to be a partial coronation and that Clinton lost it over the Bin Laden question.  The reaction to this is going to be very interesting.  I also wonder if Fox will take the opportunity to respond to his claims.  They've got more than 24 hours to check Clinton's "facts."  Lindsey Graham is on to try to spin the collapse of Saint McCain's revolt as a victory instead of a foolish quest for publicity.  I think he may be seeing the abyss peer back right about now.  And Juan is back on the panel.  We can hope for a smack down of epic proportions, particularly if last weeks speculation by folks on the Sunday Thread that he was off at Democrat Reeducation Camp prove accurate and he is back to reliably spouting the latest talking points.

ABC This Week had what I think they planned as a funeral for Bill Frist focusing on his failure to get anything done, particularly over the tribunals and interrogation issues.  The collapse under pressure from the people of McCain's grandstanding play will mess up that major thrust, but look for them to still try to paint Frist as ineffectual.  They want to pre-damage as many potential Republican presidential candidates as early as they can, just on general principle.  The Kean/Menendez race in New Jersey is not trending their way and it will be interesting to see how broad a brush they try to paint with when discussing it.  If they downplay the significance on the overall balance in the Senate you know that they're throwing in the towel.  The other possibility is that they float a few names to replace Menendez "just in case he's forced to drop out."  The roundtable gives us three committed Bush haters.  We might even see hints that some credence needs to be given to the 9/11 conspiracy theories, particularly from Rich.  Oh, not because they're true, but because of the "seriousness of the charges."

CNN Late Edition offers up less superstars and more basics.  Again I think Hamid Karzai is on to answer questions about Bush's failures in Afghanistan.  Snarlin' Arlen and Jane Harmen will be asked about the evil Bush torture policy and they are counting on Arlen either falling back on some "Scottish law" nonsense or even breaking with the President and the deal (they can hope, can't they?).  Haig is on to represent the beginnings of the current oafish policy towards terrorism, while Holbrooke is on as the voice of all wisdom (as a servant of Saint Bill).  And Stan Greenberg offers up contradictory positions on Bush's middle east policies and the reality on the ground in Israel.  They'll be picking the ones they want, after all, they've got all possible positions to choose from in his work.

On the Saturday shows there is the usual mixed bag.  I think the Beltway Boys are calling one in while things sort themselves out.  I think they've finally detected this little trend away from the Dhimmicrat's "tidal wave" and are trying to distance themselves from their earlier positions.  They will still talk about "Speaker Pelosi" this week, but I think it's in order to dismiss the likelyhood.  And the nonsense about Lamont going negative recently is laughable.  Tim Russert interviews Frank Rich with his full blown broadsheet indictment of all things Bush.  This is the road show try outs.  If it doesn't elicit howls of laughter watch for a "Broadway performance" on MTP in a couple of weeks.  The FNW folks are in full denial of any and all faults in their ranks, pushing their defensive walls ever higher and throwing increasingly anemic attacks at those nasty bloggers for daring to question the high priests of the 4th estate.

Bottom line, week three of the DBM's campaign for the Dhimmicrats and against the Republicans shifts slightly away from attacks on Bush (though not completely) and begins the hagiography of all things Clinton.  The plan is to paint "the good old days" of the Clinton years as nirvana and imply that electing Dhimmicrats in November will bring those glory days back.  Watch Clinton for the outline of their latest strategy for the fall.  They must sell themselves as wanting to "help save lives, and help people see the future."  What could be wrong with that?  And presumably their opponents want to take lives (or at least exploit them) and deny people the future.  Yeah, that's the ticket.  And Clinton's performance on Fox telegraphs the simple message: anyone who questions anything you do or say must be attacked, personally, professionally and with unrestrained fury.  The "war room" must be brought back and the rapid reaction forces must be let loose.  Overall it strikes me as a bit of desperation on the part of the Dhimmicrats.

This has been cross posted to my blog at Wizards.townhall.com. This post exists primarily as a heads up for who is on the weekend talks shows, what they've been invited on to push (based on their recent pronouncements) and the spin (meme) the DBM is likely trying to push based on that information. All of this is prep work for the weekly Sunday Morning Talk Show thread posted by Alas Babylon!. That thread provides a live commentary and analysis of the Sunday talking head shows, with rare insight and exceptional fact checking. we are the Jedi Council of FreeRepublic, at least in regards to these DBM gabfests. You wanna know what was said and what it meant, as well as where they messed up? Read that thread!

I will also post a link to Mark Kilmer's excellent preview over at RedState.COM when it is up.

I'll post a link to this Sunday's live thread here when it is up.

 


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NBC Meet The Press (Tim Russert)

Below are the topics and guests announced for this program, along with my take on the "memes" that the show is trying to push.  With each guest's name are a series of links that I found in a web search that helped me get a handle on who they are and what their likely positions will be when they are interviewed.


1 posted on 09/23/2006 9:56:18 AM PDT by Phsstpok
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CBS Face The Nation (Bob Schieffer)

Below are the topics and guests announced for this program, along with my take on the "memes" that the show is trying to push.  With each guest's name are a series of links that I found in a web search that helped me get a handle on who they are and what their likely positions will be when they are interviewed.


2 posted on 09/23/2006 9:57:16 AM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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Fox News Sunday (Chris Wallace)

Below are the topics and guests announced for this program, along with my take on the "memes" that the show is trying to push.  With each guest's name are a series of links that I found in a web search that helped me get a handle on who they are and what their likely positions will be when they are interviewed.


3 posted on 09/23/2006 9:57:56 AM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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ABC This Week (George Stephanopoulos)

Below are the topics and guests announced for this program, along with my take on the "memes" that the show is trying to push.  With each guest's name are a series of links that I found in a web search that helped me get a handle on who they are and what their likely positions will be when they are interviewed.


4 posted on 09/23/2006 9:58:35 AM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: Phsstpok

Thanks for the post Phsstpok. From what Wallace said earlier on FNC, he will show the entire Clinton interview, 22 minutes. Should be interesting.


5 posted on 09/23/2006 9:59:05 AM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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CNN Late Edition (Wolf Blitzer)

Below are the topics and guests announced for this program, along with my take on the "memes" that the show is trying to push.  With each guest's name are a series of links that I found in a web search that helped me get a handle on who they are and what their likely positions will be when they are interviewed.


6 posted on 09/23/2006 9:59:35 AM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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Saturday Shows for 9/23/06

Below are the topics and guests announced for these programs, along with my take on the "memes" that the shows are trying to push.  With each guest's name are a series of links that I found in a web search that helped me get a handle on who they are and what their likely positions will be when they are interviewed.

The Beltway Boys (Mort Kondrake, Fred Barnes)

CNBC's Tim Russert Show (Tim Russert)

Fox News Watch (Eric Burns)

Journal Editorial Report (Paul Gigot) - FNC show page


7 posted on 09/23/2006 10:00:18 AM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: A.Hun; Bahbah; Txsleuth; MNJohnnie; eeevil conservative; Alas Babylon!; Seattle Conservative; ...
Ping

The Weekend Talk Show Preview Thread is up

If you would like on or off my ping list please Freepmail me

See the initial post for my "usual witty commentary"

Snippets 

The campaign to trash President Bush and beatify President Clinton gets into high gear this week.  Perhaps now we know why the Clintonistas were so frantic to kill or discredit The Path To 9/11, because it had the possibility of preempting their re-re-re-re-launch of the "Clinton Legacy" (Take 843).  This is a contest between the Bush and Clinton world views....

Bottom line, week three of the DBM's campaign for the Dhimmicrats and against the Republicans shifts slightly away from attacks on Bush (though not completely) and begins the hagiography of all things Clinton.  The plan is to paint "the good old days" of the Clinton years as nirvana and imply that electing Dhimmicrats in November will bring those glory days back.  Watch Clinton for the outline of their latest strategy for the fall....


8 posted on 09/23/2006 10:04:00 AM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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Total Vanity. My nephew's first novel has been released. I posted a vanity yesterday with a link to an interview but it seems to have drawn no attention.

10 Questions For Will Beall Author of the New Book LA REX (Vanity)

And as an inducement for the ladies who participate here, this is a picture of him

http://entertainmentworld.us/EW1/articlefiles/8315-WillBeal.jpg

9 posted on 09/23/2006 10:19:05 AM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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Mark Kilmer has posted his preview over at RedState.COM

Posted at 12:56pm on Sep. 23, 2006

The Sunday Morning Talk Shows (review)

Clinton (Bill), front-and-center

By Mark Kilmer

For Sunday, September 24, 2006

Meet the Press (NBC): Host Tim Russert hosts Clinton (Bill), then he talks to a relevant guest, Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

FOX News Sunday (FNS): Host Chris Wallace hosts Clinton (Bill), then he talks to a relevant guest, Senator Lindsey Graham.

Face the Nation (CBS): Host Bob Schieffertalks to John McCain.

This Week (ABC): Host George Stephanopoulos talks to Bill Frist then looks at the New Jersey Senate Race (Tammany Hall Menendez vs. Kean dynasty.)

Late Edition (CNN): Host Wolf Blitzer interviews Karzai, hosts Specter and Harman sittin' in a tree, and holds court with his usual cast of thousands, including former Clinton (Bill) apparatchik Dick Holbrooke. (I thought he had died, or am I thinking of Hal? Hal Holbrooke is kicking? Go figure.)
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A lot of Clinton (Bill). (I specify Bill, because if I were to use Clinton these days, I'd mean Hillary, who is still relevant.) He hosted a global warming summit last week but lost the headlines to a mad, wealthy person named Branson.

As we've learned, Clinton tells Wallace that he tried to get OBL. (Honest Injun!) I wonder if Wallace asked him about creating the conditions which made OBL and friends believe that the United States was, in bin Laden's words, a "paper tiger."

And I wonder if Russert or Blitzer will ask Karzai about Pervez's book tour.

The show-by-show review will be live here at RedState on Sunday afternoon.

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10 posted on 09/23/2006 10:31:18 AM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: Phsstpok

Like most Democrat sehemes, this will be another one to backfire on them. Good idea, remind everyone about Clinton. Sure, that'll work...... ( / sarcasm )


11 posted on 09/23/2006 10:32:40 AM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: Morgan in Denver

Bill CLinton has a near-perfect record for tanking campaigns when he gets involved. I can only consider his decision to go national, and "help" all democrat candidates, as nothing but a good omen for our side.


12 posted on 09/23/2006 11:12:31 AM PDT by Miss Marple (Lord, please look over Mozart Lover's and Jemian's sons and keep them strong.)
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Thanks for using the proper term, "Dhimmicrats".

I feel like a proud papa!

After catching the review of Keith Uber-putz's positively obscene gush-fest (there's no way I'll tune him in!), timmay is gonna have his work cut out for him (how do you top an on-air bribe?!). Watch an excerpt at http://hotair.com/archives/2006/09/22/video-olbermann-donates-to-clintons-charity-on-camera/

The fun thing about those shameless Dhimmicrats is that they're, well, so shameless!
13 posted on 09/23/2006 11:45:38 AM PDT by rockrr (Never argue with a man who buys ammo in bulk...)
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Excellent overview again Phsstpok. The Klintoon makeover is definitely going full speed ahead. You would think that the DBM would have learned by now that he just embarrasses the nation and hurts Dems.

He was on the cover of the last Fortune magazine touting his charities. As soon as I find my prescription of nausea pills, I'm going to read it.
14 posted on 09/23/2006 11:46:07 AM PDT by A.Hun (Common sense is no longer common.)
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To: Morgan in Denver; Phsstpok
Say BJ Clinton:

If us evil Right wingers SO distracted you, how come you were able to undistract yourself to use up the entire on hand supply of US Tomahawk cruse missiles to bomb the snot out of Iraq in Dec 1998 during Impeachment.

How come you were NOT too distracted to get us bogged down in an endless peace keeping mission in the Balkans?
15 posted on 09/23/2006 2:00:32 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Say Leftists. How many Nazis did killing Nazis in WW2 create? or Samurai? or Fascists?)
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Curious I would of thought David Frum would of made the shows. He is a reliable pseudo Conservative savager of Bush over at NRO. Wrote a total hit piece that Iran was all solved cause Bush was going to cave and his UN speech this week proved it. It has all the various wing nuts in a lather.

The only problem is the whole article is noise from a guy fired by the Bush team who has an ax to grind. He has no background in International Relations, the Military nor Politics. He is a never done anything with the arrogance to claim he has some sort of special insight to what the President is thinking. He doesn't.

This is a primadona hissy fit because he got the ax. It has no base in anything but Frum's over inflated ego and personal spite.

The delay in dealing with Iran is about Politics. Until the Elections are held, NOTHING is going to be done. Everyone in Congress is too panicked about the Election to do anything decisive. We are in wait and see what November brings mode.

The evidence here is why they are hammering Moqki Sadar and the militias so hard in Iraq right now. One of the side benefits of doing that is it takes out Iran's local allies in Iraq when the hammer falls on Iran. They are prepping the battle field in a number of ways.

Another indication is as John Bolton and others have said this week. What the Security Council here does has significant long term consequences on it's future as well as for Iran. It is possible the President may use the failure of the UN to act as cause for the US to take unilateral steps. Various Administration people have said in a number of forums that the US is perfectly willing to take steps on its own if the UN will not.

Right now the President has no choice but to run out the diplomatic game to the bitter end. Since the hyper negative campaign from the Junk Media and the Democrat party about Iraq has convinced about half the population we should not even be in Iraq, the Presidents hands to expand the war are politically tied for now.

If the Republicans hold Congress the President will have a solid bases to point to with Congress to say "See the American people are with us on this". If the Repbs win, I suspect that just like in Iraq in 2004, you will see a much more muscular policy on Iran after the Elections then you saw leading up to them.

Like it or not, this bi-annual paralisazation of the decision making process is part of the price we pay for living in a Constitutional Republic

16 posted on 09/23/2006 2:07:23 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Say Leftists. How many Nazis did killing Nazis in WW2 create? or Samurai? or Fascists?)
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To: Phsstpok; rodguy911; Fishtalk; eeevil conservative
My since condolences for whom ever is the Top Ten judge this week!

Billy Clinton everywhere? Oh the horror! Oh the Humanity! Did we not just outlaw torture? Put this one on endless repeat loop and force the terrorists to watch it 24/7 until they crack!
17 posted on 09/23/2006 2:11:32 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Say Leftists. How many Nazis did killing Nazis in WW2 create? or Samurai? or Fascists?)
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To: MNJohnnie

The comment I liked best was on the thread over Clinton's interview. If Clinton tried so hard, why was he talking to Monica more often than either the FBI or CIA. According to Freeh, he talked to Bill about six times, three in person. Heck, old Bill called Monica fifteen times!

Obviously, something other than terrorism was on his mind.


18 posted on 09/23/2006 2:15:31 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: MNJohnnie; rodguy911; Fishtalk; eeevil conservative

Rod is listed in the last schedule, but he sent a note that he was being called out of town. He didn't indicate if he would still do it or if he needed someone to cover.

However, I think that whoever does the duty tomorrow will only have a problem with volume and too many great posts. After all, it will be a "target rich environment."


19 posted on 09/23/2006 2:20:34 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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I have a question. Bill Clinton, as part of his rant, claimed that he "contracted to have him killed" (Bin Laden)

Since when does the President of the United States of America hire killers to go out to kill someone? To listen to Clinton, he did everything he possibly could to kill Bin Laden. This is stunning to me. No other president in recent history, that I know of, ever did something like that. Not even Richard Nixon put a hit on a foreigner like that. Democrats would be going nuts if it came out that President Bush put a hit on anyone.

Yes, we've had bombings in the past but I distinctly remember President Reagan saying he bombed Lybia but it was bombing the targeted complex, not targeting Muammar al-Gaddafi or anyone else. The Democrats at the time were going nuts that Reagan may have been targeting a country leader. Now, Bin Laden was not officially a country leader, but had this happened under President Reagan, Ford or Bush the elder, they would have gone nuts. But, old Bill gets a pass?

20 posted on 09/23/2006 2:55:53 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: Morgan in Denver
That's why I'm hoping Fox has a team listing and checking out Billy Jeff's claims. Doesn't that explicitly violate the existing Executive against assassination? If he did, in fact, create a "finding" that makes it legal that should be on record somewhere, even if "secret." You can't tell me that someone won't be willing to confirm or deny the existence of such a document on "deep background."
21 posted on 09/23/2006 3:00:19 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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Beltway boys just opened and they labeled their discussion of Ahmadinijad and Chavez as "the axis of crazy."

LOL... wait, didn't we say that here this week?
22 posted on 09/23/2006 3:01:54 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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Certainly food for thought tomorrow as we listen to the whole interview. It sure appears Mr. Clinton confessed to attempted murder, if he really did this.

But, I can't have it both ways and I'm convinced he's lying now. So, if he's lying he cannot be held accountable for trying to assassinate someone. What a conundrum.
23 posted on 09/23/2006 3:09:00 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: Phsstpok; MNJohnnie; Fishtalk; rodguy911

LOL!!

I already did it twice this month....

;-)

I get to drink beer abd burp a lot!

;-)


24 posted on 09/23/2006 3:30:13 PM PDT by eeevil conservative (STEVE KING /JOHN BOLTON FOR '08...Ann picks King...I pick Bolton!)
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To: Phsstpok; Morgan in Denver; rodguy911; Bahbah; eeevil conservative

WHO..hoo

Beltway Boys show just showed FREE REPUBLIC as the second highest in hits of conservative sites!!

AND, we beat the second LIB site..Kos, by a MILE!!


25 posted on 09/23/2006 3:31:12 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: Morgan in Denver
I can't have it both ways and I'm convinced he's lying now. So, if he's lying he cannot be held accountable for trying to assassinate someone. What a conundrum.

I view the things he said in the interview as a win-win.  He's either guilty of lying now and having done nothing then, or of authorizing the assassination of a person in a foreign country and likely not having informed the key leaders of the Intelligence committees, as required by law.

We need to do a freep of all of his statements.  Who has contacts in Congress or the media who can act on this type of info?  Frist and Alexander are my Senators and Blackburn represent my congressional district.  Here is what I have sent to Blackburn:

Tomorrow, Sunday September 24th, former President Clinton is interviewed on both Meet The Press and Fox News Sunday.  According to a preliminary transcript of the Fox News Sunday interview he makes some specific and controversial claims about what he did or did not do as President in trying to capture of kill Osama Bin Laden.

As a member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations I am asking that you have some of your own staffers or the committee staffers examine the truth and implications of those claims to see if any laws were broken or if he is lying now in an attempt to deflect blame from himself  to the Bush administration.  I happen to believe that both are the case.

I am particularly interested in his claims to have "authorized the CIA to get groups together to try to kill him."  Unless he produced a new executive order against assassination this would be against the law.  If he did produce such a finding the law would require that he notify the appropriate committees of such a change in US covert policy.  If he's lying about this and he didn't do either then he is exposed as a complete fraud or a law breaker. 

I would be very appreciative if you can use the resources available to you to check into this and the other claims he and his other spokesmen make this weekend as they launch a full court press to reinvent the Clinton legacy (yet again) and try to tear down the sitting President in time of war.

The rush transcript of the interview is available on FreeRepublic.COM at http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1706727/posts.  Fox News Sunday will make the transcript available later on Sunday as well as posting a "podcast" audio of the show.

Thank you and I'm looking forward to voting for you in November.  You have been an excellent representative for our district.
I will send something similar to Frist and Alexander.

 

26 posted on 09/23/2006 3:31:15 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: Phsstpok; All

Yep! Free Republic is second in numbers of hits, behind NewsMax, for website hits.

Works for me. Interesting that we are double almost any of the liberal sites. ROFLOL

Per: At the end of the Beltway Boys.


27 posted on 09/23/2006 3:31:19 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: Phsstpok

Good letter. I hope you get results. I'll send something to Tom Tancredo, although he's not my rep. But, Diana DeGette is less than worthless so I have to go elswhere. I'll send something to Wayne Allard, who has more character than our Ken Salazar.

I may send something to John Boehner and Denny Hastert too. They may not be my representatives but they are the GOP leadership in the House.


28 posted on 09/23/2006 3:36:42 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: Txsleuth

WOOOHOOOOO!!!!!

YAY!!

THanks so much for giving us the news!!!!

MUAH!


29 posted on 09/23/2006 3:37:03 PM PDT by eeevil conservative (STEVE KING /JOHN BOLTON FOR '08...Ann picks King...I pick Bolton!)
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To: Phsstpok

The reason I haven't posted more on this site this evening..is because I have been to the thread and article about your nephew's book...

I finished reading the article about the time I saw Free Republic on Fox News...

THAT is when I rushed over here!!

I plan on getting his book and reading it...that is one of my favorite genres....


30 posted on 09/23/2006 3:46:20 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: Morgan in Denver

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1706727/posts

Did you read this transcript that Phsstpok posted?

If not, the "admission" of trying to assassinate Bin Ladin maybe in this transcript.


31 posted on 09/23/2006 3:59:23 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: Phsstpok

Frist MIGHT look at it..since he is on the way OUT...but Alexander??

Nah...he isn't gonna want to watch his back around Hildabeast!!

LOL

I will write to Cornyn and Hutchison....Joe Barton is my rep.

Cornyn is on the Judiciary Committee...and was a Texas Supreme Court Judge...HE should know the law on this.


32 posted on 09/23/2006 4:02:20 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: Morgan in Denver; Phsstpok; eeevil conservative; MNJohnnie

Like I said on another thread...

Newsmax isn't anything LIKE Free Republic or KOS or Huffington's blog.

Newsmax is a NEWS site..no comments or posting.

Therefore I proclaim that WE'RE NUMBER 1!!! YAY


33 posted on 09/23/2006 4:03:57 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: All; Howlin

Has anyone seen Bahbah posting anywhere??

I haven't seen her post in DAYS...and I know that they have been having tornados in Missouri...I am getting worried.

If anyone HAS seen a post since Wednesday..could you let me know??


34 posted on 09/23/2006 4:05:27 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: Txsleuth
And he's a good kid, too. I've mentioned him before. He was raised the typical liberal California kid, started his career as a typical liberal California reporter for small print publications (his big expose was a ring of Target store managers buying the "rare" Star Wars toys as they'd come into the store and then reselling them to collectors).

From the time he was a little kid and he would spout off some liberal rant he had gotten in school I never tried to correct him, I just told him to think about what he was saying and suggested he "dial it back a bit." The thing, as a child, that convinced him I was someone he should listen to was that I caught him making up a story. I told him "don't bs a bser." That impressed the hell out of him ;^>

After a few years laboring in small newspaper markets he decided he needed life experience if he were ever to write the "great American novel," which was his real ambition.  He figured what better place for that than on the LAPD?  He got on the force and got assigned to the roughest station in South Central.  Think the Sean Penn Robert Duvall movie Colors.  He ended up on the Gang and Drug Task Force there and spent 10 years dealing with the worst of the worst. That's where his life experience for this novel came from. One side effect is that he ain't quite so liberal no more. In fact, right wing fanatic that I am, I still find myself occasionally saying "dial it back just a bit," just on the other side of the equation.  LOL

Again, for the ladies, isn't he a handsome young man?

This first novel has been optioned for a movie by a major Hollywood player, Scott Rudin, and several name actors have expressed interest.  He already has sold and written the sequel to this novel, though he still has a good bit of editing to do (right now the title is The Lion Hunter).  He is also contracted to write the first draft of the script for the movie based on L.A. Rex.  He took a leave of absence to do that but developed cabin fever and went back on the job, now in Homicide (Mark Furman's old gig).  He's much happier, but I found out he was back on the job the night Tookie Williams got the needle.  That night I was petrified that something would happen and he'd be working the street.  I was very relieved when nothing did happen.  I gather the consensus in the neighberhood was "good riddance" and in the gang it was "there goes the competition."

For myself, I've been on and off FR today.  I picked up a flu bug from a co-worker and am currently running a 103 fever.  I've been dosing myself with Nyquil type stuff and napping as much as I can, but I've got to be up for awhile so that I can have a chance at sleeping the night.  That's the main reason I was so late posting this thread today.  Mark Kilmer beat me this time and didn't include his usual link to the thread.  After I pinged him he did go back and add it.  I hope we're getting some traffic from there, particularly for the Sunday thread, and that they are getting some traffic from here.  We need to help out other members of the "vast right wing conspiracy," don't ya know.  If I'm not better I'll probably be light or at least late on the Sunday thread.

Do take care.

35 posted on 09/23/2006 4:21:57 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: Morgan in Denver

Thanks. I've sent appropriately modified versions of the same email to both Frist and Alexander. I'm working up how I want to word something to Brit, my high school classmate Mara and perhaps Chris Wallace. I think I'll also send a note to Timmah, since he's got the toon as well, asking him to compare and contrast his questions with Wallace's and reminding him that we will certainly be doing the same thing.

I'm also going to send notes to Rush, LGF, Hugh Hewitt and the other usual suspects. I'm sure they're all well ahead of me, but it couldn't hurt.


36 posted on 09/23/2006 4:26:10 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: Phsstpok

I am so sorry to hear that you are so sick....

You wrote an awfully terrific introduction to this week's shows anyway..writing well must run in the family...

Please drink a LOT of fluid (non-alchoholic) as you down Nyquil...that will flush the fever faster...and of course, REST my friend...both the eyes and the body.

Fortunately, this thread doesn't disappear on Sunday evenings...so, if we have a lot of posts, which I anticipate, you don't have to feel like you have to keep up.

I am SUPPOSED to go to my daughter's new house tomorrow...for a sort of early birthday party for MOI...

BUT, I really, really want to watch the show tomorrow and participate on the Sunday talk show thread.


If I am not posting by the middle of the morning, I might not be here until later in the evening tomorrow..and I will have to take a while to read the thread.

I am looking forward to reading your nephew's book...re: his good looks, are THEY hereditary like the writing skill?>> I betcha so!!

Please, take care, and get better...we need you kemosabe.


37 posted on 09/23/2006 4:31:44 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: cardinal4; Bahbah

Hi...I am wondering if you know if there are a lot of homes without electricity in Missouri??

I am asking because I haven't seen Bahbah post for a few days...and I am kinda worried. I know there have been tornados up there.


38 posted on 09/23/2006 4:34:06 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: Txsleuth

Sorry, I have a few minutes than then I'm swamped. I'll try to read it tomorrow.


39 posted on 09/23/2006 4:47:29 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: Txsleuth; BlueJ7; Morgan in Denver

To be 100% accurate, I didn't post the transcript, just the link on this thread to the FR thread with the transcript posted by BlueJ7


40 posted on 09/23/2006 4:56:49 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: Txsleuth; cardinal4; Bahbah

Wow! They have electicity in Missouri? Next you'll be claiming they are using bathrooms now......


41 posted on 09/23/2006 5:00:03 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: Txsleuth; cardinal4; Bahbah
Most recent post I find is here: 09/21/2006 10:58:27 AM CDT · 460 of 1,149, on the thread LIVE THREAD...Nut Case Dictators in New York (Iranian and Venezuelan dictator press events).

I hope all is well.  Prayers up.

42 posted on 09/23/2006 5:00:08 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: All

Alert, the 1962 version of The Manchurian Candidate is starting on Turner Classic Movies right now (Central and Eastern time zones).


43 posted on 09/23/2006 5:01:20 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: Morgan in Denver

YOU are soooooooooo bad!!

Actually, my grandparents had a farm in Missouri...we used to go there every summer...and they had an OUTHOUSE..ugh.


44 posted on 09/23/2006 5:12:56 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: Phsstpok

Yeah..that is what I thought...since Thursday..

Thanks Phsstpok...I have been "pinging" her to all of the threads...hoping she will answer.

Maybe she just went out of town for the weekend.

I am praying for her though.

YOU get some rest.


45 posted on 09/23/2006 5:14:36 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL)))))) Pray for the release of the Israelis.)
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To: Txsleuth

Actually, TX, the STL metro was spared any real damage. As far as I know, no one in this area lost power. Now those poor folks south of here had some real problems. Many homes were destroyed..


46 posted on 09/23/2006 5:29:15 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi..)
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To: Morgan in Denver

Hey Morgan! You know we even wear shoes on our 20 mile uphill walk to school, too! Good to see you, its been awhile..


47 posted on 09/23/2006 5:31:43 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi..)
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To: Txsleuth

I'm sorry.... I'm sorry.... I'm sorry.....

I have NO idea why I said that. I'm ashamed of myself.

(hanging head in shame)


48 posted on 09/23/2006 6:04:07 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: cardinal4

Shoes?!?! I've heard of them here in Denver but they are relatively unknown up in the mountains. Well, unless you're talking about something to keep the feet warm in winter....


49 posted on 09/23/2006 6:05:41 PM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: Txsleuth

We had an outhouse til I was about 3. Even after we got modern us kids used it so we didn't have to go in the house.

That was back in the "olden days" when kids actually played outside all day!


50 posted on 09/23/2006 6:11:51 PM PDT by acsrp38 (Found: WMD Saddam didn't have before he didn't have them)
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