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If you love your freedom, assail a hack (heckler at Palin rally was a plant)
barrycrimmins.com ^ | Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 | Barry Crimmins

Posted on 10/07/2008 3:58:20 PM PDT by presidio9

Edited on 10/07/2008 4:04:57 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Bless your heart, sir, my son is over in Eye-Rack, fighting for your right to protest. -- Sarah Palin, to a purported heckler at a rally yesterday.

There's something doubly evil about a self-avowed Christian who prefaces almost every uncharitable remark she makes with a disingenuous "Bless your heart!" In any case, I say this without even the slightest amount of support or emboldening from the US military-- **** you and your jingoistic blather, Palin. How's that for freedom?

I've dealt with the intellectually bereft assertion that there is a direct relation between domestic freedom and this country's militant imperialism many times so please consider this a brief general election refresher tirade.

We were told years ago that our freedom was on the line in Vietnam. The USA then LOST the Vietnam War but we remained free. To this very day, Charlie has made no forays into my neighborhood -- unless of course you count the NIKE Store that he fills with manufactured goods in exchange for subhuman wages.

If I heart my freedom, thank a vet? Well, maybe a WWII vet but after that, you've got to be kidding me. The military/police state that is America in 2008 is overrun by people who think they have a perfect right to crack protesters in the head, restrict speech and impose ridiculous limitations upon civil liberties-- all in the name of freedom! Habeas corpus is a memory, constitutional safeguards against consolidation of power by the executive branch have been bound and gagged in Dick Cheney's inner office, the Fourth Amendment has been extraordinarily renditioned to parts unknown and the federal government is the silent partner in everyone's cell phone "friends and family" plan. For this I'm supposed to thank some poor sap, stupid enough to join a military with a draft-dodging rich boy serving as its commander in chief? Please. The war in Iraq (and allegedly on terrorism) has been used to curtail my freedoms. Loose lips sink bull**** at times of unnecessary war and we can't have that, can we?

To deal specifically with Palin's putdown of the person at the rally:

1- It's even money the 'heckler' was a plant. Has anyone spoken to him since the rally? Where is he? Gitmo?

2- Considering all the people who have been arrested over the past several years for protesting (or wearing tee-shirts or not being card-carrying Republicans or whatever) at mainstream American political gatherings (both R & D), Palin is relying upon American ignorance with her talk of "fighting for freedom." She has no use for protesters except when she can put them down by exploiting her own son.

3- With her outburst yesterday, Governor Palin only underscored the fact that her son is in Iraq as a potential human sacrifice to her political ambition. Like her daughter she is forcing into marriage, he has been shoved by his stupid family into an arrangement that may well destroy his life because it is what is best for his mother's cynical aspirations. (At least Biden's son is also promoting his own political ambitions.) Young Palin is also serving as a Hessian in the cause of corporate imperialism. Sadly, that pretty much sums up what this poor dupe is doing in Iraq. To repeat, he doesn't have a goddamned thing to do with my freedom to call Palin on her bumper sticker jingoism. His presence in Iraq doesn't make it safe for me to speak out against reactionary slime like his mother. The First Amendment to the Constitution is what guarantees my right to accurately label political bottom-feeders like Sarah Palin.

Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel and Palin opens with it. Then the freeze-dried fascist sinks even lower by terrorist-baiting her political opponents. She is the worst America has to offer.

So if you love your freedom, thank a protester for confronting penny-ante political thugs like Sarah Palin.


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barrycrimmins; dementalillness; hateamericaleft; hatinpalin; leftspew; pds; sarahnoia
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To: antceecee

It just a blog. Why are we giving him hits?


51 posted on 10/07/2008 4:19:48 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: allmendream
You mean like THIS one?
52 posted on 10/07/2008 4:20:20 PM PDT by beezdotcom
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To: presidio9
To this very day, Charlie has made no forays into my neighborhood -- unless of course you count the NIKE Store that he fills with manufactured goods in exchange for subhuman wages.

Oh Charlie has made many forays. He infiltrated the Democrat party. He resides in the environmentalist movement. Charlie is alive and well and is darn close to being President.

53 posted on 10/07/2008 4:20:58 PM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: antceecee

Know the enemy.

Remember, this IS the pop-culture left speaking. You can find lesser versions of this goebbelist swine spouting the same lies in any coffee shop or music venue in the country, and a great many classrooms as well.


54 posted on 10/07/2008 4:21:13 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: presidio9

Never forget that this liberal is reflecting the thoughts of the majority of the Sheep. They vote Left, and have voted Left since 1993. In the last two Presidential elections, we were simply lucky that fewer Sheep turned out than Americans did.


55 posted on 10/07/2008 4:21:20 PM PDT by Old Sarge (Illic Est Haud Deus)
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To: Mr. K

“To this very day, Charlie has made no forays into my neighborhood”

Well, that’s because he already had Ayers and Alinsky and
Dorhn and Obama working right in his backyard.

Sheeesh what a loser this guy is, “exploiting her son” say isn’t he getting Sarah confused with Cindy Sheehan?


56 posted on 10/07/2008 4:22:55 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Mamzelle

It just a blog. Why are we giving him hits?

57 posted on 10/07/2008 4:23:28 PM PDT by presidio9 (What's the difference between Global Universalists and National Exceptionalists? -The 2008 election.)
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To: presidio9

“God Love Ya! Stand Up Chuck!!”

I rest my case...


58 posted on 10/07/2008 4:23:42 PM PDT by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts.....)
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To: presidio9
The USA then LOST the Vietnam War but we remained free

Yeah, if you call THIS "free." By the way, aren't you the same schmuck talking about the oppressive military machine that has crushed American liberty and all the rest of that marxist jabber?

And whether WE remained free or not, a couple million Vietnamese, Laotians, Cambodians, and Thais didn't. Unless you call being liberated from their earthly bondage freedom. Because the butchers that took over South Vietnam after we left murdered them.

But Sarah Palin is a "thug."

59 posted on 10/07/2008 4:25:01 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: beezdotcom
That one is not so bad. It has a link. A position. And asks for a response.

It is clear about who it is talking about, what the subject is, and why the person wants to know.

60 posted on 10/07/2008 4:26:21 PM PDT by allmendream (Sa-RAH! Sa-RAH! Sa-RAH! RAH RAH RAH! McCain/Palin2008)
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To: atomic conspiracy
Remember, this IS the pop-culture left speaking.

For a long time this WAS steering the politicics of popular culture. Until he flipped his lid, he was doing a lot of mainstream TV comedy writing. If he were still useful today, he'd be writing for the Colbert Report, and the guys who replace him there today are politically identical.

61 posted on 10/07/2008 4:26:30 PM PDT by presidio9 (What's the difference between Global Universalists and National Exceptionalists? -The 2008 election.)
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To: presidio9

“Bless your heart, sir, my son is over in Eye-Rack, fighting for your right to protest.”

I wouldn’t have said this. The heckler has no right to interrupt another speaker, thereby denying her right of free speech. I would have said something like, “Bite my ass, you lying babboon. My son is in Eye-Rack fighting your friends and trying to make sure they don’t take over another country completely.”
(Probably one reason I am not running for VP. Being ineligible is another one.)


62 posted on 10/07/2008 4:26:32 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: presidio9; nw_arizona_granny
a self-avowed Christian who prefaces almost every uncharitable remark she makes with a disingenuous “Bless your heart!”

I was surprised to hear Palin say this. It is very commom in the south...

The old joke is, you know when a Southern Bell is going to say something bad about a person, she will start the sentence with “Bless their heart,BUT...”

63 posted on 10/07/2008 4:27:36 PM PDT by DAVEY CROCKETT
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To: presidio9

Rogues' gallery photo

64 posted on 10/07/2008 4:28:23 PM PDT by higgmeister (In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: allmendream

Yeah, I guess you’re right - except that it probably should be labeled as a vanity, so people won’t expect the link to really jibe with the headline and be some op-ed piece found at the link.


65 posted on 10/07/2008 4:29:10 PM PDT by beezdotcom
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To: presidio9

Idiot.....Democrats plant these hacks in their own rallies......re: IRON MY SHIRTS...was a DEMOCRAT plant ..... Republicans aren’t that clever!


66 posted on 10/07/2008 4:29:21 PM PDT by Ann Archy (AbortiDUH!!!on.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: atomic conspiracy

There’s porn out there too. I don’t visit those sites for the same reason I don’t care to visit this type of garbage.
There was nothing on this page to warrant a Freeper reading it... nothing.


67 posted on 10/07/2008 4:31:03 PM PDT by antceecee (McCain ~ Palin '08!!!!! May God have mercy on and protect us from evil.)
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To: beezdotcom
Yes, yes. I agree completely that any and all vanities be clearly labeled “Vanity”.

They are so vain. I bet they think this site is about them.

68 posted on 10/07/2008 4:31:49 PM PDT by allmendream (Sa-RAH! Sa-RAH! Sa-RAH! RAH RAH RAH! McCain/Palin2008)
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To: beezdotcom

For the record: Barry is a recognized pundit, who has been posted in the Boston Globe and elsewhere. If you ask him, he’ll tell you that the reason he is not published regularly any more is by his own choice and his alone.


69 posted on 10/07/2008 4:32:42 PM PDT by presidio9 (What's the difference between Global Universalists and National Exceptionalists? -The 2008 election.)
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To: presidio9
For the record: Barry is a recognized pundit, who has been posted in the Boston Globe and elsewhere. If you ask him, he’ll tell you that the reason he is not published regularly any more is by his own choice and his alone.

That's nice, but I don't know why you felt compelled to tell ME. Perhaps you misinterpreted my earlier post?
70 posted on 10/07/2008 4:34:43 PM PDT by beezdotcom
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To: presidio9
I've dealt with the intellectually bereft assertion that there is a direct relation between domestic freedom and this country's militant imperialism many times so please consider this a brief general election refresher tirade.

The robotic sloganeer thinks it's important.

*snicker* 

71 posted on 10/07/2008 4:36:04 PM PDT by JoJo Gunn (War is sometimes necessary for weeding out the horrifically stupid.)
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To: presidio9
There's something doubly evil about a self-avowed Christian who prefaces almost every uncharitable remark she makes with a disingenuous "Bless your heart!"

The phrase serves two purposes - it extends the will to bestow God's blessings upon the recipient of that phrase, and if the recipient is a raving, brain-dead liberal lunatic, it also serves to provoke an incoherent, vicious response. Like this article.

So Bless your Heart, there Barry.

72 posted on 10/07/2008 4:38:46 PM PDT by meyer (Go, Sarah, Go!!)
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To: beezdotcom
That's nice, but I don't know why you felt compelled to tell ME. Perhaps you misinterpreted my earlier post??

To be honest, I never thought of you personally. I the future, I promise to always keep you in mind when I am considering if something is or is not postworthy. In return, I'm informing you that I will no longer be needing any future posts from you voicing you approval or disapproval of something that I may have posted. I'm already looking out for you. Is it a deal?

73 posted on 10/07/2008 4:38:55 PM PDT by presidio9 (What's the difference between Global Universalists and National Exceptionalists? -The 2008 election.)
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To: presidio9

Fearful liberals are funny, in a confused sort of way.


74 posted on 10/07/2008 4:39:23 PM PDT by pallis
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To: meyer

In any case, there was nothing “uncharitable” with what followed anyway. So what’s the big deal?


75 posted on 10/07/2008 4:40:02 PM PDT by presidio9 (What's the difference between Global Universalists and National Exceptionalists? -The 2008 election.)
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To: presidio9

He’s right! Let’s go blow up the Pentagon!

(/sarcasm)


76 posted on 10/07/2008 4:41:08 PM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Obama for President!)
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To: presidio9

I need to take a shower after reading this. What neutralizes bile and acid?


77 posted on 10/07/2008 4:43:03 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (The Word of God is powerful. That's why so many people are afraid to read it.)
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To: presidio9

Rats projecting again. Plants are their tactic.


78 posted on 10/07/2008 4:43:14 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (don't worry, they only want to take water out of the other guy's side of the bucket.)
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To: silverleaf

I think the fat guy was maybe... mmm... Barry Crimmins?

This is one of the funniest articles I’ve seen in a while. What a dork.


79 posted on 10/07/2008 4:43:17 PM PDT by Gordon Greene (www.fracturedrepublic.com - Me... I'm ignorant but I do know this; God is our only hope!)
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To: Mamzelle
Who’s barry crimmins and why does he get his own thread on FR?

He is considered the founder of the Boston school and Godfather of the 1980's class of stand-up-comics. He influenced and guided comics such as Steven Wright, Paula Poundstone, Bobcat Goldthwait, Kevin Meaney, Jimmy Tingle to fame if you can call it that.

80 posted on 10/07/2008 4:44:01 PM PDT by higgmeister (In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: Ann Archy
Democrats plant these hacks in their own rallies......re: IRON MY SHIRTS...was a DEMOCRAT plant ..... Republicans aren’t that clever!

There's a good chance that they were just people that actually wanted their shirts ironed.

81 posted on 10/07/2008 4:45:44 PM PDT by meyer (Go, Sarah, Go!!)
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To: Mamzelle
http://www.barrycrimmins.com/

The guy probably masturbates while he types.

82 posted on 10/07/2008 4:52:51 PM PDT by TET1968 (SI MINOR PLUS EST ERGO NIHIL SUNT OMNIA)
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To: presidio9

Where the hell is the barf alert or do you subscribe to this pile of BS that passes itself off as news?


83 posted on 10/07/2008 4:54:46 PM PDT by calex59
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To: presidio9
This dolt's claim to fame is that he used to be a writer for Air America's Randi Rhodes.

Poor guy suffers from Multiple Derangements Syndrome. PDS, McCDS, BDS, A(nn)C(oulter)DS, C(heney)DS...

84 posted on 10/07/2008 5:01:00 PM PDT by onemiddleamerican
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To: presidio9

Barry Crimmins - Pu$$y POS.


85 posted on 10/07/2008 5:35:03 PM PDT by castowell (...and all weez can say is "Merci beaucoup." - BHO, 7/8/08)
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To: presidio9

Who cares what a “Barry Crimmins” says, anyway?

What are you doing going to such a person’s site? You are just driving up his Google ranking numbers.


86 posted on 10/07/2008 5:38:08 PM PDT by ConservativeMind (The LA Times, 10/6/08, was told to cut "75 editorial positions." How many are needed for 2 pages?)
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To: airborne

You’ll never appreciate a Twinkie as much as when you are trying to stay on a diabetic diet and can’t have one. And
conservatives love them too.


87 posted on 10/07/2008 5:41:13 PM PDT by junkman_106 (The ALCU can go have aerial intercourse with a revolving glazed pastry.)
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To: airborne

and don’t be dissin’ the fat bearded guy, he brings me guns and ammo every Christmas.


88 posted on 10/07/2008 5:43:04 PM PDT by junkman_106 (The ALCU can go have aerial intercourse with a revolving glazed pastry.)
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To: presidio9

I posted this because it is important to document that there are people like him out there. He has appeared on most of the news networks, and like Bill Ayres, he is generally able to make himself seem outwardly rational.<<<

You are correct.

We all need to know the insanity that we are up against.

People forget that liberals are not like the rest of us and can be dangerous if cornered.

As in burned down buildings, riots and feces that are thrown at you and the Police, if you oppose them.


89 posted on 10/07/2008 6:58:19 PM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1990507/posts?page=451 SURVIVAL, RECIPES, GARDENS, & INFO)
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To: DAVEY CROCKETT

LOL, if you dig, you will find there is a southern relative or close friend in Sarah’s back ground.

At times, I hear her and think she is from the south.


90 posted on 10/07/2008 7:00:17 PM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1990507/posts?page=451 SURVIVAL, RECIPES, GARDENS, & INFO)
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To: nw_arizona_granny; presidio9

The fat guy who runs the ‘blog’ IS the heckler. He has a cartoon sketch of himself in the corner of his blog page. A typical disrespectful Anti-American liberal self promoting hack Go Sarah!!!


91 posted on 10/07/2008 7:17:56 PM PDT by zoomie81 ( the freedom of many is made by a sacrifice of few)
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To: presidio9

Who is this Barry Crimmins?

some Turd sniffer?


92 posted on 10/07/2008 7:24:36 PM PDT by LtKerst (Lt Kerst)
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To: presidio9
To be honest, I never thought of you personally.

What the heck are you talking about? You posted directly to my user ID. That seems to be as personal as you can get.

I the future, I promise to always keep you in mind when I am considering if something is or is not postworthy. In return, I'm informing you that I will no longer be needing any future posts from you voicing you approval or disapproval of something that I may have posted. I'm already looking out for you. Is it a deal?

I'm going to disregard the rest of this screed as misplaced sarcasm, and not hold it against you - because it certainly wasn't warranted.

Here's my analysis and best guess, based on a rereading of the thread - you saw the interchange between 'allmendream' and myself, and mistakenly assumed we were talking about YOUR article. You then posted your 'explanatory' comment to me, which seemed like a bit out-of-context, and I reacted in a mystified manner.

That's the charitable interpretation. The other interpretation is less charitable, and involves you not realizing that posting directly to my ID would make me think that you were talking to me - but I'm not going to make THAT assumption.
93 posted on 10/07/2008 7:36:06 PM PDT by beezdotcom
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To: presidio9

Another testimony to the state of perpetual unhappiness of liberals.

Another testimony to the wisdom of the ages: that he who is without love is nothing.


94 posted on 10/07/2008 8:56:02 PM PDT by mtntop3
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To: meyer

uh.....no.....they were found out to be Democrats.


95 posted on 10/08/2008 2:36:39 AM PDT by Ann Archy (AbortiDUH!!!on.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: presidio9

he must have mixed up his words....its hussein who has the truth squads and the threats against radio stations and tv stations, and its hussein who has the chanting children and the fat boys in fatigues.....hussein and his minions are the fascists......


96 posted on 10/08/2008 3:01:51 AM PDT by cherry ( chinese crisis: danger vs opportunity......we have opportunity!)
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To: presidio9
To this very day, Charlie has made no forays into my neighborhood --

Look in the mirror dude.

97 posted on 10/08/2008 3:04:54 AM PDT by ovrtaxt ( One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress. --John Adams)
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To: zoomie81

A typical disrespectful Anti-American liberal self promoting hack Go Sarah!!!<<<

The liberals are a bigger danger than we admit.

You are right.


98 posted on 10/15/2008 3:20:46 AM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1990507/posts?page=451 SURVIVAL, RECIPES, GARDENS, & INFO)
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