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Missing Pages of History Restored: The Obama-Blago Story That Disappeared
American Digest ^ | 10 Dec 2008 | Venderleun

Posted on 12/10/2008 4:25:12 PM PST by RKV

The story that put the lie to the No-O & Blogo Meeting was found yesterday and disappeared down the memory hole at News : KHQA.



TOPICS: Breaking News; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: bleepgate; corruption; coverup; crookcounty; crookedems; crooks; khqa; mediacoverup; messiah; ministryoftruth; o; obama; obamatransitionfile; obamatruthfile; ratcrime; rats; rezko; tyrants; zero
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The author cached a page from th KHQA website that documented a November 5th meeting of Blogo and Zero. A short while later, the Ministry of Truth made sure that the offending news article disappeared.
1 posted on 12/10/2008 4:25:12 PM PST by RKV
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KHQA then denies knowledge that such the meeting actually took place.

“The story housed in our website archive was on the morning of November 5, 2008. It suggested that a meeting was scheduled later that day between President Elect Obama and Illinois Governor Blagojevich. KHQA has no knowledge that any meeting ever took place. Governor Blagojevich did appear at a news conference in Chicago on that date.”

http://www.connecttristates.com/news/news_story.aspx?id=233822


2 posted on 12/10/2008 4:26:53 PM PST by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: RKV

I’ve got the other one that said he had a meeting.


3 posted on 12/10/2008 4:28:55 PM PST by Stentor (b. July 4, 1776 - d. January 20, 2009 sorely missed.)
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To: RKV

Good thing someone got a screen grab.

This is beyond outrageous. This is something that simply should not happen in a free society.

I am beginning to question whether we will have one much longer.


4 posted on 12/10/2008 4:29:53 PM PST by cvq3842
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To: RKV

Perhaps Carol Sowers can get interviewed.

First by fifty people in the proported “media”, then by the FBI.


5 posted on 12/10/2008 4:29:58 PM PST by KC Burke (Men of intemperate minds can never be free...their passions forge their fetters.)
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To: RKV

Wow. When you experience this kind of history in the making/undoing, it is simply amazing and sickening at the same time.


6 posted on 12/10/2008 4:30:13 PM PST by Faith
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To: RKV
Wow....Shakedown jr. had a play in the game and got shot down for whatever reason...his race perhaps?

What a story....This is interesting.....

7 posted on 12/10/2008 4:30:27 PM PST by SGCOS
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To: RKV

The ad on that page is painfully ironic.


8 posted on 12/10/2008 4:30:32 PM PST by JennysCool (Internet Powerhouse)
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To: RKV

Fox reported that “no direct conversations took place between O and Blago.” So, let’s see, what would an “indirect conversation” be??


9 posted on 12/10/2008 4:31:50 PM PST by sarasota
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To: JennysCool

Except of course when the Ministry of Truth does it’s job properly. Paging Winston Smith!


10 posted on 12/10/2008 4:32:24 PM PST by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: cvq3842

I think our free press is a thing of the past. They’re all lined up with the anointed one.


11 posted on 12/10/2008 4:32:43 PM PST by sarasota
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To: cvq3842

I’m wondering if the “news” which is printed is even real or not?

Suppose they are making stuff up routinely and we are assuming that what the media reports is taking place — when in reality, not much is really happening.


12 posted on 12/10/2008 4:33:55 PM PST by i_dont_chat
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To: RKV

Another screen shot of a different later article from the same source uses the past tense verb “met”.

They did meet. This source reported they “met.”


13 posted on 12/10/2008 4:34:28 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (SARAH *** JOE *** 2012!)
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To: sarasota

1) Fox could be wrong or 2) this reporter could be wrong and no communication took place or 3) Blago made Zero’s people an offer to take back to their boss.


14 posted on 12/10/2008 4:34:55 PM PST by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: RKV

Good catch.. um er.. cache even.


15 posted on 12/10/2008 4:35:08 PM PST by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: i_dont_chat

I’m sure Rush Limbaugh, if he addresses this, won’t miss the point either. “If this was incorrect, what other stories are made up?”

There must be something pretty danming to cover up when the press throws ITSELF under the bus to protect Obama!


16 posted on 12/10/2008 4:36:14 PM PST by cvq3842
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To: xcamel; All

American Digest is a fine blog, and Vanderleun there really writes well. Highly recommend you check out the link


17 posted on 12/10/2008 4:36:50 PM PST by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: sarasota

Except for talk radio and the internet, which are targeted for censorship.


18 posted on 12/10/2008 4:37:54 PM PST by cvq3842
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To: RKV

Pulled story #2.

Duckworth comments on consideration for Senate
By Alexis Hunt
Saturday, November 08, 2008 at 9:48 p.m.

QUINCY, IL — Now that Barack Obama will be moving to the White House, his seat in the U.S. Senate representing Illinois will have to be filled.

Obama met with Governor Rod Blagojevich earlier this week to discuss it. Illinois law states that the governor chooses that replacement. There’s already been speculation about his selection...from Congressman Jesse Jackson, Junior to Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Director Tammy Duckworth.

Duckworth made an appearance in Saturday’s Veterans’ parade in Quincy. We asked her about the possibility of filling Obama’s seat.

“The Governor’s office confirmed yesterday that he is considering me and I am deeply honored jus to be considered. I hope whoever is selected is someone who is willing to travel around the state and gets to know this wonderful state. I’m just honored to be considered,” Duckworth said.

The governor expects to make his decision before Christmas. Part of the timing depends on when Obama officially vacates his senate seat.

..

PS. Duckworth (Durbin’s Fitz pawn?) lied!

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-il-blagojevich-duckw,0,1646671.story

Spokeswoman: Duckworth hasn’t met about Sen. seat

Associated Press
6:16 PM CST, December 9, 2008

CHICAGO - Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Director Tammy Duckworth hasn’t met or spoken with Gov. Rod Blagojevich about replacing President-elect Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate.

That’s according to Duckworth spokeswoman Jessica Woodward.

(snip)


19 posted on 12/10/2008 4:39:39 PM PST by maggief
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To: cvq3842

I sent the link to Rush yesterday & Hannity, so maybe they also saved it!


20 posted on 12/10/2008 4:40:07 PM PST by blondee123 (Never acknowledge a Marxist as President of the United States of America!)
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To: RKV

This is Marxism at work, we will all be herded into pens after Jan. 20th!


21 posted on 12/10/2008 4:40:41 PM PST by blondee123 (Never acknowledge a Marxist as President of the United States of America!)
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To: RKV

BTTT


22 posted on 12/10/2008 4:42:41 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Who would the terrorists vote for?)
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To: blondee123

Good work! I bet they did.

This cannot just disappear. If the MSM and Obama are both discredited in one fell swoop, all the better.

We now know that we CANNOT trust the media - they admit it themselves!


23 posted on 12/10/2008 4:43:19 PM PST by cvq3842
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To: cvq3842

I guess we can’t have that pesky truth-seeking internet crashing Obama’s party.


24 posted on 12/10/2008 4:45:03 PM PST by sarasota
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To: RKV

Yeah? So what about the one that was posted a few days later that said they HAD met?

So were they sloppy reporters then, or liars now?


25 posted on 12/10/2008 4:47:19 PM PST by autumnraine (Churchill: " we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall never surrender")
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To: RKV

I am reminded of the frequent repainting of the barn wall in Orwell’s Animal Farm. This is frightening.


26 posted on 12/10/2008 4:48:02 PM PST by Knute (Tell me again ONE good reason I'm living here in Wisconsin??)
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To: maggief

We need a storehouse/thread with all the super secret archived material! ;)


27 posted on 12/10/2008 4:48:46 PM PST by BossLady (Ok Everybody......Get Ready For ......'THE MOOD RING PRESIDENCY'......)
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To: RKV

Welcome to “1984”.


28 posted on 12/10/2008 4:49:54 PM PST by Nahanni
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To: RKV

My email to the News Tip/Request for coverage email.

Request for coverage:
From your recently recanted article page:
KHQA TV wishes to offer clarification regarding a story that appeared last month on our website ConnectTristates.com. The story, which discussed the appointment of a replacement for President Elect Obama’in the U.S. Senate, became the subject of much discussion on talk radio and on blog sites Wednesday.

The story housed in our website archive was on the morning of November 5, 2008. It suggested that a meeting was scheduled later that day between President Elect Obama and Illinois Governor Blagojevich. KHQA has no knowledge that any meeting ever took place. Governor Blagojevich did appear at a news conference in Chicago on that date.

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

So my question is from the news article from your site several days LATER on November 8, 2008 discussing the meeting that HAD TAKEN PLACE. When talking about Duckworth.

My question being, were you just sloppy and lazy reporters? Or liars?

Thank you,
(Autumnraine)


29 posted on 12/10/2008 4:50:56 PM PST by autumnraine (Churchill: " we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall never surrender")
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To: RKV

Rewriting history. How Orwellian.


30 posted on 12/10/2008 4:51:07 PM PST by sionnsar (Iran Azadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY)|http://trad-anglican.faithweb.com/|RCongressIn2Years)
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To: RKV; All
Hmmmm ... revisionist history ... there are still a few good people working in the MSM out there ... at what point do they become sick of themselves and say "enough is enough". Joseph Pulitzer, founder of the Columbia University School of Journalism, once said

"Our Republic and its press will rise or fall together. An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery."

Where, oh where, have all the real journalists gone? This *is* a sham. This *is* a mockery.
31 posted on 12/10/2008 4:51:49 PM PST by so_real
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To: autumnraine

I don’t have personal knowledge of whether they actually met or not. The article I posted indicates that the meeting was supposed to take place the afternoon the story was published. If you’ve got evidence the meeting actually took place, lets have the link, eh?


32 posted on 12/10/2008 4:52:11 PM PST by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: RKV

The problem is that there is no source and within the bounds of reason to assume she just made it up to make a good story.

It is reasonable to assume it is not true when there is no confirmation elsewhere.


33 posted on 12/10/2008 4:53:31 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Save America......... put out lots of wafarin (it's working))
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To: sarasota
It was always a popular delusion that there was an unbiased "free press", and a recent delusion it was as well. At our founding folks knew the various presses for the political line they took and the candidates and later the parties they supported.

Moreover the popular fascination with politics, and the political press are both, as I recollect, American innovations.

It's not for nothing that First Amendment, as is the rest of that Bill of Rights. The Founders and the public then at the founding wanted to protect certain distinctly American innovations in civil society.

Not particular presses, nor religions, but to ensure access by all citizens to the press, to religions and religious practices, to all the arms of a military and navy, to jury trials, etc. A level of un-infringed liberty in access to all of those, founded on a special brotherhood of trust in fellow Americans -- that was the uniqueness.

But that NEVER meant a "free press" in the sense you lament. The press all always been highly biased, and always forms alliances with power.

34 posted on 12/10/2008 4:54:20 PM PST by bvw
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To: RKV
I don't have the link because they scrubbed it too! But I do have a screen catch.

Photobucket

35 posted on 12/10/2008 4:55:42 PM PST by autumnraine (Churchill: " we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall never surrender")
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To: RKV

What are the odds bookmark for later.


36 posted on 12/10/2008 4:56:43 PM PST by IrishCatholic (No local communist or socialist party chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing.)
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To: RKV
heres a beauty form the OBAMA website

are he and his staff too busy to remove this incriminating stuff form his own SITE??

it will likely be scrubbed shortly





37 posted on 12/10/2008 4:58:59 PM PST by MESHUGAMIKEY (i had to get on my knees and I had to pray..sHrillary Clinton)
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To: bert

It is possible she made that up, in which case she should be fired. It is also true that the press has covered up an inconvenient story, inconvenient for Zero, that is. This story doesn’t say they met, but since what it does say doesn’t support the party line, the loyal minions are making it disappear.


38 posted on 12/10/2008 5:01:16 PM PST by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: MESHUGAMIKEY

Great catch!


39 posted on 12/10/2008 5:02:13 PM PST by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: MESHUGAMIKEY

LOL punked


40 posted on 12/10/2008 5:03:39 PM PST by txhurl (somebody just bought 12 Carrier Battle Groups for 600 million dollars)
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To: bvw

Yep.


41 posted on 12/10/2008 5:03:42 PM PST by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: RKV
Here's an interesting and sad ditty from DUmmieland -

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=132x7969643#7969731

wildonion (5 posts)

Wed Dec-10-08 01:27 PM

~~~~23. I worked in Illinois politics for a time

Organizer/lobbyist on education funding.

It was clear from the start of his campaign how rotten Blago was from that beginning. The huge campaign contributions were monstrous, the aides he imported from New York (in prep for a White Hosue bid) were as arrogant as he was, & treated everyone else like they were dogs to do their bidding.

His slimy corruption was evident to anyone from day one. Even his aides down in the depts. were demanding campaign contributions and even sexual favors in return for grants. (they weren't the only ones, the current Majority WHip & chair of the state Appropriations committees is notorious for his demands from women involved with non-profits)

I'm sure lots of people make deals with the devil they think they can handle, but anyone who didn't know what a piece of shit this faux-Kennedy imitator, faux-Elvis impersonator, was simply fooling themsleves.

Of course, denial is more important than water, food, or sex -- we can all live a day w/o those, but few of us (including me) can go a day w/o practicing some form of denial. ~~~~~

42 posted on 12/10/2008 5:04:03 PM PST by BossLady (Ok Everybody......Get Ready For ......'THE MOOD RING PRESIDENCY'......)
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To: bert

If Obama and Blago met, they didn’t do it sneaking out to some clandestine site. Staff members or clerical workers would recall seeing them together. It was a big day - the day after Obama was elected. People would notice.

It also is likely that the governor’s office has surveillance cameras.


43 posted on 12/10/2008 5:04:17 PM PST by randita
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To: Nahanni

Half and Half was in chicago to celebrate his winning on the night of the fourth behind the barricade, it would be only natural for him to meet the governor the next day, and now he is covering his illegal burro


44 posted on 12/10/2008 5:04:31 PM PST by JoanneSD (illegals represented without taxation.. Americans taxed without representation)
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To: cvq3842

ping for later


45 posted on 12/10/2008 5:05:38 PM PST by Cyclone59 (still speechless over the election)
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To: RKV

Powerful post. Thanks.


46 posted on 12/10/2008 5:06:02 PM PST by Radix (Posting cynical responses ever since...."What time is it anyhow?")
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To: JennysCool
Not sure which one you're referring to but I noticed the Autism ad next to one. And it was next to Barack article. I clicked on the ad and got this:

Autism is a brain disorder that often makes it hard to communicate with and relate to others.

Which was next to Barack's picture and the article is missing now.

47 posted on 12/10/2008 5:10:27 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: STARWISE

Interesting dirt here!


48 posted on 12/10/2008 5:11:59 PM PST by hoosiermama (Berg is a liberal democrat. Keyes is a conservative. Obama is bringing us together already!)
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To: RKV; Jim Robinson

This is a good example why a non-commercial, political speech site should be able to grab and post full excerpts of any online news article - its Orwellian to see news “disappear” after its done its damage or before it can do its damage - I know you fought against the copyright claims but if FReeRepublic is not a fair use then nothing is. Sigh.


49 posted on 12/10/2008 5:13:46 PM PST by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here. ;-)
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To: sarasota

If we don’t like the free press, we can just create our own. The old school press is going broke. Nobody buys their lies any more.


50 posted on 12/10/2008 5:15:27 PM PST by o_zarkman44 (Since when is paying more, but getting less, considered Patriotic?)
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