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Missouri Prosecutors, Sheriffs 'Target Anyone Who Lies' About Barack Obama
National Review ^ | 9/26/2008 | Jim Geraghy

Posted on 09/26/2008 5:52:10 PM PDT by markomalley

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To: xcamel

I am quite sure that many prosecutors and sherrif’s in the heart of Missouri disagree with this. We need to get them to speak out against this misuse of power in St. Louis and KCMO.


51 posted on 09/27/2008 6:32:57 AM PDT by Thunder90
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To: Thunder90

You’re dead right.
Free speech, and protected speech.


52 posted on 09/27/2008 6:44:21 AM PDT by xcamel (Conservatives start smart, and get rich, liberals start rich, and get stupid.)
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To: All
Headline, Jan. 21, 2009

Dear Mr. President: I disagree with you on health care. Sincerely . . .
Agents Arrest E-mailer and Family
Obama spokesman: "The email was threatening, hate can spread to other family members."

53 posted on 09/27/2008 8:13:39 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: markomalley

McCain could make serious hay with this one. “Obama’s campaign has enlisted the help of State officials to jail Americans who speak out against Obama. They have stated that they will arrest anyone ‘lying’ about Obama and they decide what is a lie. Free speech is no more if they say so.”


54 posted on 09/27/2008 8:30:19 AM PDT by CodeToad
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts
I like your thinking!!

There literally hundreds of ads that could be made...to flush Obama out of the shadows, and into the Sheeple's view.

How about...."Barack Obama never published or wrote any thing while President of the "Harvard Law Review" Etc..etc...etc....

55 posted on 09/27/2008 8:38:48 AM PDT by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: markomalley

Why are these prosecutors punished?


56 posted on 09/27/2008 9:05:09 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: freekitty

Should have said not punished.


57 posted on 09/27/2008 9:15:03 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Libertina
The only time I have missed voting was Clinton's 2nd term. I received my overseas ballot one month late. Guess he and WA didn't want to gamble that I might be military. (I wasn't.)

Thanks for the information. I'm not military either, but I work directly with them.

We find it strange that mail going back to the US has gone from taking ten days to taking a month when there is a general election coming up. And there happens to be an overwhelming majority of McCain supporters here.

We're looking into it, though.

Take care in K!

Actually, I'm not in "K," I'm in "I" to the north. You know, the relatively quiet, peaceful place that the news hardly ever mentions anymore. ;-)

58 posted on 09/27/2008 9:45:41 AM PDT by Allegra ( Call me if you need me. Unless it's above my pay grade.)
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To: markomalley
The reporter says, "They will be reminding voters that Barack Obama is a Christian who wants to cut taxes for anyone making less than $250,000 a year."

Will they prosecute themselves for this statement?

59 posted on 09/27/2008 11:13:32 AM PDT by Zack Attack
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To: RU88

Remember, desperation makes any animal much more dangerous.

Keep safe in MO>


60 posted on 09/27/2008 12:13:43 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: markomalley

Are they going after people who lie about Palin? How about 9-11 Truthers?

Nah of course not - that would violate “free speech”. *gag*...


61 posted on 09/27/2008 1:55:32 PM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Obama for President!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
The VP debate is in St. Louis, I think.

Not exactly. It's about a mile outside the city limits, 7 blocks from my house at my alma mater. The signs are already up that a main artery in this part of town is going to be closed for TWO DAYS. Additional cell towers are up, there's a tent on parking lot, etc.

That being said, if this is true about Bob McCullogh, I'm very disappointed. He's a democrat, but has always been very ethical in his job. The state AG, OTOH, and McCaskill are a different story.

62 posted on 09/27/2008 2:02:36 PM PDT by Desdemona (Lipstick only until the election. The gloss has been sacrificed for the greater good.)
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To: markomalley
It's not Obama's Truth Squads that bother me

It's the number of followers he has who would be willing to be members of Obama Death Squads.

63 posted on 09/27/2008 2:06:33 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -- George Orwell)
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To: Thunder90
I am quite sure that many prosecutors and sherrif’s in the heart of Missouri disagree with this. We need to get them to speak out against this misuse of power in St. Louis and KCMO.

They can speak out all they want, but here (StL) and in KC the prevailing attitude is we go it alone and that's a result of decades of us vs. them (city vs. rural) activity that is part of everything from the department of transportation to the people who organize high school sports.

I wouldn't worry about any prosecutions. The federal judges here have some sense.

64 posted on 09/27/2008 2:09:00 PM PDT by Desdemona (Lipstick only until the election. The gloss has been sacrificed for the greater good.)
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To: tuckrdout
This is beautiful!! LETS GET ARRESTED!! LET’S CHALLENGE THIS LAW...

There will be no actual arrests. The point is to intimidate people against speakiing out, or forwarding emails critical of Osama.

65 posted on 09/27/2008 2:09:39 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -- George Orwell)
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To: hsrazorback1
So if I were arrested, what’s the charge?

They will take you downtown and tell you: "They will be reminding voters that Barack Obama is a Christian who wants to cut taxes for anyone making less than $250,000 a year."

66 posted on 09/27/2008 2:22:02 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (No longer holding my nose to vote - McCain/Palin 2008!)
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67 posted on 09/27/2008 2:26:47 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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September 27, 2008

NOTE: The following text is a quote:

http://governor.mo.gov/cgi-bin/coranto/viewnews.cgi?id=EkkkVFulkpOzXqGMaj&style=Default+News+Style&tmpl=newsitem

Gov. Blunt Statement on Obama Campaign’s Abusive Use of Missouri Law Enforcement

JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Matt Blunt today issued the following statement on news reports that have exposed plans by U.S. Senator Barack Obama to use Missouri law enforcement to threaten and intimidate his critics.

“St. Louis County Circuit Attorney Bob McCulloch, St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce, Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer, and Obama and the leader of his Missouri campaign Senator Claire McCaskill have attached the stench of police state tactics to the Obama-Biden campaign.

“What Senator Obama and his helpers are doing is scandalous beyond words, the party that claims to be the party of Thomas Jefferson is abusing the justice system and offices of public trust to silence political criticism with threats of prosecution and criminal punishment.

“This abuse of the law for intimidation insults the most sacred principles and ideals of Jefferson. I can think of nothing more offensive to Jefferson’s thinking than using the power of the state to deprive Americans of their civil rights. The only conceivable purpose of Messrs. McCulloch, Obama and the others is to frighten people away from expressing themselves, to chill free and open debate, to suppress support and donations to conservative organizations targeted by this anti-civil rights, to strangle criticism of Mr. Obama, to suppress ads about his support of higher taxes, and to choke out criticism on television, radio, the Internet, blogs, e-mail and daily conversation about the election.

“Barack Obama needs to grow up. Leftist blogs and others in the press constantly say false things about me and my family. Usually, we ignore false and scurrilous accusations because the purveyors have no credibility. When necessary, we refute them. Enlisting Missouri law enforcement to intimidate people and kill free debate is reminiscent of the Sedition Acts - not a free society.”


68 posted on 09/27/2008 4:28:58 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Godwin1

I’d say the suspicion is warranted.
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Well, it sho nuff walk lak a duck
It sho nuff squawk lak a duck
It sho nuff got feathers
It dang sho swims (we done seen pictures of it in da surf)
I thank it gwine turn out ta be a duck Kingfish


69 posted on 09/27/2008 6:47:52 PM PDT by RipSawyer (What's black and white and red all over? Barack Hussein Obama)
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