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Plumbergate? GOP Asks If Dems Breached Joe's Tax Records (Records illegally Breached By Obama?)
ABC NEWS ^ | Jake Tapper

Posted on 10/25/2008 11:43:17 PM PDT by DrHannibalLecter

Rudy Giuliani suggests Obama campaign illegally accessed Joe Wurzelbacher's records.

McCain Campaign Insinuates Joe the Plumber's Private Records Were Illegally Breached as "Political Retribution" by the Obama Campaign, Compares it to Watergate

The Columbus Dispatch reports that "state and local officials are investigating if state and law-enforcement computer systems were illegally accessed when they were tapped for personal information about 'Joe the Plumber,'" the nickname of Joe Wurzelbacher.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: dirtytricks; electionviolence; joetheplumber; plumbergate; privacy; smearcampaign
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To: DrHannibalLecter

My article was about Palin’s supposed funny stuff in the bid process for her pipeline.

21 posted on 10/25/2008 11:59:52 PM PDT by wac3rd (Conservatives are not always Republicans...and vice-versa.)
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To: Enchante
"What sane voter could possibly want to allow the Obamessiah’s team and all of his corrupt and criminal Chicago cronies to control much of the US govt.????"

How that bat eared little turd got as far as he did escapes me. I guess PT Barnum had it right.

22 posted on 10/26/2008 12:03:48 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: DrHannibalLecter

When a reporter asked if there was any evidence that these records were breached by anyone with a political agenda, Giuliani said, “If this were someone on the Republican side you would not be asking the question.” He said the inspector general needed to get to the bottom of why the information was sought.


michelle -

“It amazes me how white people are so quick to constantly make these generalizations, without thinking through the implications of such statements.”

“To be a Republican you have to believe that working in the same building as an aging 60’s radical, is a huge deal”—phil

“Brief summary: Joe Wurzelback (no not “Joe the plumber”, that name is a McCain invention), Joe asked Obama a question, Obama responds nicely.” phil

“I just have to get this off my chest. Republicans are the most egocentric, egotistical, red-neck, racist, back-woods, uneducated, USELESS, bunch of people their jesus, god, creator, or mythical homeless man ever created...” The Other First Dude

“Birth Certificate????? Where is Sarah Palin’s Medical records???? Did she really give birth to her last child? No offense to Baby Trig, Bless you sweet child. we just want to know your mother’s real name.” decided 08

“Once again, Joe the unlicensed Plumber was planted in his yard playing catch with his son for the first time ever (just ask his neighbors). The Republican party knew that Barack Obama was going to be campaigning there, and they got Joe the unlicensed Plumber to ask that specific question. he was probably promised alot of goodies if McCain wins the election. Anyway, what is wrong with the rich spreading the wealth, most of them got it by stealing from us (the middle class)anyway. Go OBAMA/BIDEN 08” decided 08

23 posted on 10/26/2008 12:07:05 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: blackbart.223
gasp** ABCNEWS putting this story frontpage 3 am on sunday morning...i'll take that for what its worth
24 posted on 10/26/2008 12:08:00 AM PDT by DrHannibalLecter
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To: Vortex

Yeah, but BO isn’t even in the White House yet, and he’s already doing this

25 posted on 10/26/2008 12:14:33 AM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: DrHannibalLecter

26 posted on 10/26/2008 12:19:55 AM PDT by timestax ( CNNLIES)
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To: DrHannibalLecter

Obama? Nah. Maybe some unaffiliated, over zealous supporters.

Oh, wait...Joe?

Joe Wurzelbacher?

Joe... isn’t he a ...plumber?

I want the tapes! The TAPES! Do you hear me? I want ALL the tapes, INCLUDING the missing 20 minutes!

I want that B*****d NAILED! I don’t care HOW long he tries to stonewall, GET HIM!

27 posted on 10/26/2008 12:20:25 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (The Great Obamanation of Desolation, attempting to sit in the Oval Office, where he ought not..)
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To: RatsDawg
on another thread they had a link to DU and they have a special email to snitch on any peeps or websites smearing “the ones” name. (”Report a smear here, and make sure you put down all the information asked for. This will help us keep track of all the smear operations across the country!”_) they even ask for the FULL text of a email where the smear is present. would this not give them info into who sent the email? funny, but what obama finds smearing is truth. scary times.
28 posted on 10/26/2008 12:52:59 AM PDT by CanadianMusherinMI
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To: DrHannibalLecter

Just imagine the Gerstapo/Stasi/KGB crap Obama and his devoted minions will assemble if they are in power.

God help you if you get on the wrong side of anyone in that power structure, because they will do anything, absolutely anything, to ruin you.

29 posted on 10/26/2008 12:56:13 AM PDT by spodefly (Recycling the same posts in multiple threads for seven years!)
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im gotta feeling this story is goin somewhere. This wasn’t no Kos Kid snoopin around. 3 different government agency”s computers hacked??...i dont think so. Toledo police department...and then 300 miles away in Columbus?? HMMM....somethin smells rotten in Denmark.

30 posted on 10/26/2008 1:38:23 AM PDT by basalt
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To: DrHannibalLecter
Why wouldn't they... Look at how Schumer's minions illegally accessed Michael Steele's credit report, and probably other government information, in order to try to dig up dirt on the man.

IIRC, nothing was ever done about it, other than a slap on the wrist, and Schumer walked away from it, and survived to slime others again and again.

Chuck Schumer: The man reminds me of a cross between a used car salesman and a mob lawyer, without the integrity or fashion sense of either.


31 posted on 10/26/2008 1:57:29 AM PDT by MarkL (Al Gore: The Greenhouse Gasbag! (heard on Bob Brinker's Money Talk))
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To: basalt

My lovely was home with her family this week. They are big Obama supporters. She asked them why they are supporting Obama? They gave her the standard “hope and change” lines. She asked them about Joe and Obama’s response. They had no clue what she was talking about.

So they settled in to watch TV. First show they put on? Gwen Ifill. Then they watched CNN and MSNBC the rest of the evening.

This is why people are useful idiots of the left.

“Control the information and you control the people”

32 posted on 10/26/2008 1:59:35 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (McCain/Palin 2008)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I can’t believe “hope and change” bs campaign works at all. People want real practical solutions to their problems, yet they accept this fluff garbage from Obama.

People act like a bunch of spoiled college kids who don’t have to work. Our system is too successful and too idiot proof... courtesy of trial lawyers and unions, I suppose.

33 posted on 10/26/2008 3:45:59 AM PDT by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
The IRS remains in control of the DNC. Thank you, Pres. Bush.

34 posted on 10/26/2008 4:23:47 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: DrHannibalLecter
Obama will be able to throw them under the bus and get by with it. He'll just claim it was some rogue DMV worker who just happens to wear their Obama T-Shirt to work and yells at coworkers if they say anything about their refusal to issue license to anyone who looks like they might support McCain (a white person).
35 posted on 10/26/2008 4:52:48 AM PDT by tobyhill (His name is Barrack Hussein Obama for a reason.)
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To: teletech
Profound response. I was watching a crime show that did just that. The defendant was a murderer and arrogant. For the cross the prosecution team put up Jewish lawyer who the defendant hated. The lawyer hammered away and the defendant just EXPLODED! Basically convicting him self on the stand.(When polled that is exactly what the jury said?
36 posted on 10/26/2008 5:56:10 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: DrHannibalLecter

Bumping for those who may not have seen this. FNC get on this story.

37 posted on 10/26/2008 6:05:27 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local House Republicans. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: McGruff
I'm old enough to remember Watergate.

And NYS's recent Troopergate scandal, unreported but not forgotten, also springs to mind.

Not to mention all the dirty tricks the Toons have employed.

The 'Rats have become what they profess to hate.

Tricky Dick, eat yer heart out.

38 posted on 10/26/2008 6:08:43 AM PDT by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: timestax

39 posted on 10/26/2008 7:03:03 AM PDT by wack-m and stack-m (DONE AND DONE!)
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To: DrHannibalLecter

I would call for a special prosecuter... maybe Fitz can stop worrying so much over Plame and get the true facts on Joe the Plumber.

Tax records are never public information. Who in the Obama camp did the dirty work?

40 posted on 10/26/2008 7:10:27 AM PDT by tomnbeverly (Night of the Obama Zombies (Premier 11/04/08. Coming to a neighborhood near you))
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