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It's Just a Matter of Time Before Team Obama Tries to Shut Us All Down
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Posted on 09/16/2008 5:14:58 PM PDT by flyfree

It's Just a Matter of Time Before Team Obama Tries to Shut Us All Down

Team Obama targeted our own David Freddoso last night. Guy Benson forwards the attack message:

Dear XXXXX,

The author of the latest anti-Barack hit1 book is appearing on WGN Radio in the Chicagoland market tonight, and your help is urgently needed to make sure his baseless lies don't gain credibility.

David Freddoso has made a career off dishonest, extreme hate mongering, even calling legislation to protect people from hate crimes the "Thought Police."2

And WGN apparently thinks this card-carrying member of the right-wing smear machine3 needs a bigger platform for his lies and smears about Barack Obama — on the public airwaves.

Freddoso will be on WGN tonight from 9:00 to 11:00 to promote his new attack book against Barack.

Tell WGN that by providing Freddoso with airtime, they are legitimizing baseless attacks from a smear merchant and lowering the standards of political discourse4.

Heaven forbid an Obama critic be allowed to make his case. Drive him from the airwaves! Gather the pitchforks and torches! We'll stand for our values by insisting that the First Amendment does not apply to those who defy The One!

1. Nice of the Obama campaign to admit that Freddoso's book is a hit.

2. If you get sentenced to five years for manslaughter, but seven years for a manslaughter motivated by "hate", are the extra two years for the thoughts you had while attacking someone?

3. Okay, Team Obama. Show us the card.

4. Ed Schultz calling Palin a "bimbo" and Bill Maher calling her "the stewardess" — that's hunky-dory. But a book about Obama and his ties to Chicago corruption — that's lowering the standards!


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: brownshirts; censorship; davidfreddoso; freddoso; liberalfascism; nro; obama; obamabiden; thecaseagainstobama; thoughtpolice

1 posted on 09/16/2008 5:14:59 PM PDT by flyfree
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To: flyfree

Glenn Reynolds comments:

JIM GERAGHTY: It’s Just a Matter of Time Before Team Obama Tries to Shut Us All Down. They do seem to want to shut up their critics. Not that it’s worked terribly well for them. But, you know, they told me that if George W. Bush were re-elected, teams of “digital brownshirts” would be trying to silence critics of the Dear Leader. . . .

http://www.pajamasmedia.com/instapundit/archives2/024423.php


2 posted on 09/16/2008 5:17:05 PM PDT by flyfree (Biden is no Palin and Obama is no McCain)
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To: flyfree

“one finger forward, three fingers back”


3 posted on 09/16/2008 5:18:30 PM PDT by xcamel (Conservatives start smart, and get rich, liberals start rich, and get stupid.)
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To: flyfree

WHo falls for this crap?

Liberal political hack - “staunch Obama ally”

Conservative critic - “member of the right wing smear machine”

Gimme a break. Who really believes this stuff.


4 posted on 09/16/2008 5:19:07 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: flyfree
Ssshhh... don't call him a Chicago thug politician. That's a hate crime!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

5 posted on 09/16/2008 5:19:35 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: flyfree

Don’t worry, talk radio will be replaced by the 24hr Streisand broadcast. Just for all of you “People”.


6 posted on 09/16/2008 5:20:01 PM PDT by reg45
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To: xcamel
“one finger forward, three fingers back”

How about a middle one, straight up?

7 posted on 09/16/2008 5:20:36 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: flyfree

Obama can have his media darlings but we can’t?
Think Thomas Paine!


8 posted on 09/16/2008 5:22:26 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (IF YOU ARE NOT CONSERVATIVE BY 35 YOU HAVE NO BRAIN. W CHURCHILL)
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To: flyfree

They have no standards. They are the scum of the scum of the earth.


9 posted on 09/16/2008 5:23:04 PM PDT by Dionysius
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To: Secret Agent Man
Gimme a break. Who really believes this stuff.

The Majority. That's who.

10 posted on 09/16/2008 5:24:03 PM PDT by Old Sarge (Went to sleep with Palin - woke up next to McCain...)
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To: SERKIT

That one especially...


11 posted on 09/16/2008 5:24:16 PM PDT by xcamel (Conservatives start smart, and get rich, liberals start rich, and get stupid.)
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To: flyfree

Exclusive: DOJ will not conduct witch hunts for Obama

http://michellemalkin.com/2008/09/16/exclusive-doj-will-not-conduct-witch-hunts-for-obama/


12 posted on 09/16/2008 5:25:46 PM PDT by listenhillary (Palin accomplished more in the PTA than Obama did as a community organizer)
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To: reg45
Don’t worry, talk radio will be replaced by the 24hr Streisand broadcast.

Just shoot me!

13 posted on 09/16/2008 5:26:01 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (Welcome PUMAs!)
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To: Old Sarge

No, I dont think so. The basic demographics of the country are 40% democrat, 40% republican, and 20% undecided.

The 40% repubs don’t believe this garbage. The 40% dems have always believed it. The 20% of the people are in play. That’s who we have to get more of to realize the facts.


14 posted on 09/16/2008 5:29:22 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: listenhillary

Hitler said he wouldn’t invade the rest of europe too...


15 posted on 09/16/2008 5:29:22 PM PDT by xcamel (Conservatives start smart, and get rich, liberals start rich, and get stupid.)
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To: xcamel

Watch out brown shirts goon squad!


16 posted on 09/16/2008 5:34:24 PM PDT by Rodm (Seest thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings)
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To: 6SJ7

Not to worry - they’ll go 50-50 Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion.

Wait a minute - wouldn’t that constitute a violation of the Geneva Convention?


17 posted on 09/16/2008 5:36:07 PM PDT by Noumenon (Time for Atlas to shrug - and to pick up a gun)
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To: flyfree

Chicago style politics. Do not engage the opposition, clear the playing field....


18 posted on 09/16/2008 5:39:37 PM PDT by Born In America (Affirmative action is no way to elect a President, now or ever....)
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To: flyfree

btt


19 posted on 09/16/2008 5:39:37 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: flyfree

I would say this was simple partisan paranoia if not for the fact that the Obama camp has already attacked and attempted to eliminate various writers and comentators. Neither Bush nor any other GOPer tried to do that in any campaign.


20 posted on 09/16/2008 6:15:43 PM PDT by livius
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To: flyfree

Team Obama can go to Hell. They’re not shutting us down.


21 posted on 09/16/2008 6:34:10 PM PDT by popdonnelly (I'll tell you a little secret: we're smarter and more competent than the Left.)
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To: livius
Hello , do you realize that the Obama internet smear police are lurking here at this moment ! Just think what these Chavez-Obama leftist will do once they control the FBI, Justice dept, CIA , the Courts !
22 posted on 09/16/2008 6:46:37 PM PDT by ncalburt
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To: flyfree

In the name of Free Speech and Fairness, he’ll try.


23 posted on 09/16/2008 7:23:12 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Teachers open the door. It's up to you to enter.)
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To: flyfree
<blockquote> is your friend
24 posted on 09/16/2008 7:26:35 PM PDT by upchuck (Law of Logical Argument: Anything's possible if you don't know what you're talking about. => nObama))
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To: flyfree

B.Hussein Obama is corrupt, a user of people and a liar. I guess the people who support him feel a connection in this respect.


25 posted on 09/16/2008 11:19:49 PM PDT by taxesareforever (Quick justice for the senseless killing of Marine Lance Cpl. Robert Crutchfield.)
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