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Daily Kos Playing Whack-a-Mole
lgf ^ | 8/4/07

Posted on 08/05/2007 6:55:20 AM PDT by george76

The first Daily Kos diary on the subject of the Soltz Shoutdown has disappeared from their site. Gone missing, along with more than 50 comments. Here’s where it used to be:

Daily Kos: What happened to this soldier?!?!?

Another diary post has now turned up to discuss this incident, from another Kos Kid whose cognitive dissonance reached critical mass, and this time I grabbed a screenshot. You know, just in case there’s another glitch in their software.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: censorship; dailykos; dnctalkingpoints; johnsoltz; kos; koskiddies; kossuckers; pajamapeoplerule; soltz; stalinisttactics; votevets; whackamole; yearlykos

1 posted on 08/05/2007 6:55:21 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Maybe a little too inside baseball. Fill us in on the background.


2 posted on 08/05/2007 7:06:30 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Bestowing kindness on the evil visits cruelty on the good.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

try this:http://littlegreenfootballs.com/weblog/?entry=26531_Serviceman_Shouted_Down_at_YearlyKos&only


3 posted on 08/05/2007 7:18:04 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

Of course, being typical liberals they wanted to give in to their first instinct upon seeing a uniform, which is to spit.


4 posted on 08/05/2007 7:19:53 AM PDT by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Fill us in on the background.

Yes, since the original post is not available please clue us in!

5 posted on 08/05/2007 7:25:00 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: gusopol3

Very informative, thanks.


6 posted on 08/05/2007 7:26:17 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Bestowing kindness on the evil visits cruelty on the good.)
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To: gusopol3

The Kos Boyz are big fat hippocrites who when challenged about throwing the Sgt out of their Convetion tried to say that the Sgt was performing an illegal action while wearing his uniform at a political conventions.

If one follows the little green footballs link, a fmr JAG lawyer says that is untrue, the Sgt was not breaking the law.


7 posted on 08/05/2007 7:27:44 AM PDT by padre35 (Conservative in Exile.)
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To: george76

Original is right here! I found it in a few clickof the mouse.
http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2007/8/4/185513/1212


8 posted on 08/05/2007 7:44:55 AM PDT by hophead ("Enjoy Every Sandwich")
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To: george76

Original is right here! I found it in a few clicks of the mouse.
http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2007/8/4/185513/1212


9 posted on 08/05/2007 7:45:03 AM PDT by hophead ("Enjoy Every Sandwich")
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To: george76

Yawn. The Kosmanauts are really tedious creatures, arent they?


10 posted on 08/05/2007 7:49:33 AM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: george76

It’s pretty sad that politicians actually pander to these freaks.


11 posted on 08/05/2007 8:24:42 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Here is another food fight at KOS :

“Serviceman Shouted Down at YearlyKos

As the Military and Progressives panel came to an end, a young man in uniform stood up to argue that the surge was working, and cutting down on Iraqi casualties. The moderator largely freaked out.

When other members of the panel tried to answer his question, he demanded they “stand down.” He demanded the questioner give his name, the name of his commander, and the name of his unit. And then he closed the panel, no answer offered or allowed, and stalked off the stage...”


12 posted on 08/05/2007 8:25:31 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: hophead

Thanks


13 posted on 08/05/2007 8:26:34 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Nonstatist

Yes :

The Kosmanauts are really tedious creatures, arent they?


14 posted on 08/05/2007 8:28:13 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: mowowie
It’s pretty sad that politicians actually pander to these freaks.

"Let me say something a little unexpected: Thank you. Thank you for building a modern, progressive movement in America....." (Herself! speaking at the YearlyKos Convention this weekend)

15 posted on 08/05/2007 8:33:48 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (I practice Calorie Offset Trading. I eat a candy bar & pay my kid 10 bucks to run around the block)
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To: Mygirlsmom

And they actually refer to these traitors as “The Fab Four” who, BTW, all canceled their appearances this weekend because mean old President Bush is making them WORK!

“...(we are listing) Senator Harry Reid, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressman Rahm Emanuel as cancelled and are still hopfeul that Senator Chuck Schumer...”

LOL!

http://yearlykosconvention.org/node/730


16 posted on 08/05/2007 8:40:33 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
I have seen the post in #3 but it does not explain what was deleated from the Kos site ... that the article "Daily Kos Playing Whack-a-Mole" refers to!
17 posted on 08/05/2007 8:47:41 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: hophead
What REALLY caught my eye was, while defending the Sgt's right to speak his his mind, the poster (The Populist) spouted off this little gem:

This young man was simply trying to say that the surge was working, whether he is correct or not, is of no concern of mine at all.

Right there, my fellow Freepers, is at the core of the Iraq debate for the Left.
18 posted on 08/05/2007 8:56:35 AM PDT by MDspinboyredux
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To: hophead
"May I ask if anyone has forgotten that Mr. John Soltz is the founder of votevets.org? Has everyone forgotten that this man’s photo, of him in uniform, exists on his website? Further, He is also seen on this site making statements against this war. Therefore, it is to conclude that Mr. Soltz is guilty of blatant hypocrisy.

LOLOLOL

That's as far as I needed to read

19 posted on 08/05/2007 9:32:19 AM PDT by 4woodenboats (DefendOurMarines.com)
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To: padre35

Wes Clark was there to confuse the issue and try to shift the guilt onto the soldier, though. So glad that after years of being a Republican, or so they say, he found his true home.


20 posted on 08/05/2007 9:39:12 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: PLMerite

Kos is a veteran of the Gulf War, FWIW.


21 posted on 08/05/2007 9:44:44 AM PDT by soupcon
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To: soupcon

Took one to the head, did he?


22 posted on 08/05/2007 9:48:12 AM PDT by sphinx
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To: All

Here’s the video (FF to about 41:00 minute mark)

http://ianschwartz.com/2007/08/03/video-yearlykos-silences-dissenting-military-member/

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this video is a novel.


23 posted on 08/05/2007 9:48:32 AM PDT by Iowannabe
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To: george76

bump


24 posted on 08/05/2007 9:59:19 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: soupcon

Who’s side was he on?


25 posted on 08/05/2007 10:07:11 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: Mygirlsmom

And recall that Hilligula said in a recent “debate” that she wasn’t a liberal, but a progressive.


26 posted on 08/05/2007 10:11:38 AM PDT by AZLiberty (President Fred -- I like the sound of it.)
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To: AZLiberty

If it looks like a progressive, and walks like a progressive and thinks like a Marxist....well, you know the rest.


27 posted on 08/05/2007 10:18:42 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (I practice Calorie Offset Trading. I eat a candy bar & pay my kid 10 bucks to run around the block)
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To: Iowannabe

I’m hoping the seargent knocked that clown out when they met outside. I felt like reaching into the screen and punching that puss out myself. I hate those freaks.


28 posted on 08/05/2007 10:19:18 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: Mygirlsmom

PROGRESSIVE is what she likes to be called....sounds sooooo much better that Stalinist, but it’s the same damn thing.


29 posted on 08/05/2007 10:20:36 AM PDT by Suzy Quzy (Hillary in '08.....Her PHONINESS is GENUINE !!!!)
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To: 4woodenboats

http://tinyurl.com/2fbx9y

JON SOLTZ: Well, we are the troops. And there was nothing worse than when I was in combat in Iraq and a soldier that I sent on a convoy was killed, and I had to hear my president, the man who never had the courage to serve in Vietnam, entice my enemy with words like, “Bring it on.”

MELANIE MORGAN: Oh, please!

JON SOLTZ: So this is a very important thing. This week, VoteVets.org is launching a major massive campaign component, or not campaign, but an education of sorts, where we’re running commercials across the country. And we’re not just using Iraq war veterans. We’re having General Batiste, the commander of the First Infantry Division in Iraq.

http://tinyurl.com/25cosv


30 posted on 08/05/2007 10:37:56 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: george76

John Soltz

"Well, I mean, the first thing we need to note here is that the president is a failed commander- in-chief. President Bush sent soldiers like me to die for weapons that we can't find.

If that doesn't prove that he's failed his last four years as president, frankly, I'm not sure what does. Sen. Kerry is the only one of the two candidates who has the credibility to bring allies to our side.

31 posted on 08/05/2007 10:41:39 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: mowowie

I agree, he was a big mouthed hot head. Regarding the video, if you look at Wesley Clark just before the ‘conflict’, he kept looking into the audience (as if someone, perhaps the soldier, was raising his hand perhaps). It’s just a guess on my part, but it looked to me like Clark was being distracted by something in the audience. That’s the same time Mr. Soltz decided to ‘end’ the session.


32 posted on 08/05/2007 10:55:53 AM PDT by Iowannabe
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To: 4woodenboats

Co-founder and Chairman Jon Soltz “organized veterans in Pennsylvania for John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign, and his VoteVets boasts an advisory board dominated by such Democratic veterans as Kerrey and Clark.”

“Vote Vets Action Fund is a 501(c)(4) organization which primarily focuses on nonpartisan education and advocacy on behalf veterans and their families.

Staff & Advisors

* Jon Soltz, Iraq War Veteran, Co-Founder and Chairman, VoteVets.org (Bio)

* Jeremy Broussard, Iraq War Veteran, Co-Founder and Senior Advisor, VoteVets.org (Bio)

* Sam Schultz, Senior Advisor (Bio)

* General Wesley Kanne Clark (US Army, ret), Board of Advisors

* Bob Kerrey, Board of Advisors

* Leslie H. Gelb, Board of Advisors( Leslie H. Gelb is President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and a former columnist for The New York Times)

* Bill Belding, Board of Advisors (in October 2004, Belding served as Chief of Staff at Common Cause)

* Ed Vick, Board of Advisors (Bio)

* Richard Beattie, Board of Advisors (Board of Directors of the National Women’s Law Center, having worked in the Carter Administration as General Counsel of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare and as a Special Advisor and Emissary for Cypress during the Clinton Administration)

* Elaine Kamarck, Board of Advisors (she created and managed the Clinton Administration’s National Performance Review, also known as reinventing government)

this President, everyday, firms up his legacy as the worst Commander-in-Chief this nation has ever seen.

–Jon Soltz


33 posted on 08/05/2007 10:57:37 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl
Thanks, kcvl. I watched the video of that hypocritical POS haranguing the soldier to just tried to relate his perception of how the Iraqis perceive the US troops.

He and his boyfriend kept repeating that it was "illegal for the soldier to wear his uniform".

34 posted on 08/05/2007 11:06:58 AM PDT by 4woodenboats (DefendOurMarines.com)
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To: 4woodenboats

“to” should’ve been “who”


35 posted on 08/05/2007 11:09:00 AM PDT by 4woodenboats (DefendOurMarines.com)
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To: george76

If this guy had been denouncing the surge, they would have pulled him up on stage for a photo op.


36 posted on 08/05/2007 11:13:20 AM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Hillary for President! www.dndorks.com)
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To: sphinx

Combat vet?

I was a vet during that time too...

...and all I can say is so what?

Kos is still a first class R-Tard (my apologies to R-Tards).


37 posted on 08/05/2007 11:19:40 AM PDT by Hubenator (Evolution is YOUR religion.)
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To: 4woodenboats

Hypocrite, John Soltz, uses this photo on his website (among others) to promote his 'point of view'.

38 posted on 08/05/2007 11:22:48 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: 4woodenboats
He and his boyfriend kept repeating that it was "illegal for the soldier to wear his uniform".

Was that the interview with the Sargent after the conference session? I saw the bastard try to get him alone, away from the reporters.

After the Sargent emerged out of the closed door meeting, he told the reporters that they told him they were going to do whatever they could to get him in trouble their his commanding officer.

I hope his commander gives him a medal.

39 posted on 08/05/2007 11:24:40 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear..on this good earth... I bid you stand! Men of the West!)
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To: Tzimisce

Exactly...yes :

If this guy had been denouncing the surge, they would have pulled him up on stage for a photo op.


40 posted on 08/05/2007 11:36:27 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Hubenator

An open letter to John Soltz.

Wrote this to him at his hate site.

Johnny,

I am a veteran of the USN ‘86-’92.

After reviewing the tape where you strutted your “authority” (stand down?) and misquoted military regulations (uniform) I found that NOT you or anybody in the panel could answer the sergeant’s question.

Buts lets be honest, John... you are simply a hot head who could not believe that his tea party was being questioned. Your response showed what a little man you really are...
IMHO the sergeant had the guts and moral courage to stand up to a loud mouth anti-American bully.

I had only wished you asked me to step outside at the daily KOS meeting...

You are forever a weeny and a whiny little twerp.

Paul Huber

P.S. You are the one using MY uniform for your political objectives.
P.P.S. I also noticed you could not answer the sargeant’s question.


41 posted on 08/05/2007 12:11:02 PM PDT by Hubenator (Evolution is YOUR religion.)
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To: hophead
Of course, the Kos Kids were okay with a soldier wearing his uniform while protesting for their side:

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2007/6/2/142332/0502

42 posted on 08/05/2007 1:06:24 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: soupcon

“Kos is a veteran of the Gulf War, FWIW.”

Probably not worth much in a 100-hour war unless he was armor or special forces.

And I’m sure most of the rest of the Kos Kids don’t know which end of the tube the round comes out of...at least in a weapons sense, that is.


43 posted on 08/05/2007 5:04:25 PM PDT by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: george76

I wonder how much of the Daily Kos web traffic consists of Freepers coming in to look at what the Moonbats are posting. It would be interesting to see what would happen if we were to abstain for a week.


44 posted on 08/05/2007 5:40:04 PM PDT by jmcenanly
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To: george76
Here’s where it used to be:

No it isn't.

45 posted on 08/05/2007 5:41:41 PM PDT by humblegunner (Word up!)
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To: humblegunner

KOS took it down.

There is this :

http://pajamasmedia.com/2007/08/soldier_censored_at_kos_conven.php


46 posted on 08/05/2007 5:47:02 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76; All

The Koss founder was on the Charlie Rose show and used the identical “Wack a Mole” phrase to describe the Surge in iraq.

look for it to be the new “gravitas” montage.


47 posted on 08/14/2007 9:29:49 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

Thanks :

the new “gravitas” montage


48 posted on 08/14/2007 12:57:44 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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