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McCain Campaign Sells Info-Loaded Blackberry to FOX Reporter [oops]
WTTG Fox 5 Washington DC ^ | 2008-12-12

Posted on 12/12/2008 6:46:23 AM PST by rabscuttle385

ARLINGTON, Va. - Private information at bargain prices. It was a high-tech flub at the McCain-Palin campaign headquarters in Arlington when a MyFoxDC investigative reporter bought a Blackberry device containing confidential campaign information.

(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxdc.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; blackberry; crackberry; election; foxnews; idiot; mcbama; mccain; mccainpalin; mccainsyardsale; mccaintruthfile; mcqueeg; palin; tech
Oh, and according to the article, it appears that the "confidential" information consisted of private cell phone numbers of various Democrats who had gone over to McCain's camp.
1 posted on 12/12/2008 6:46:24 AM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: MaggieCarta; indylindy; roamer_1; calcowgirl; djsherin; Sunnyflorida; SoConPubbie; Sybeck1; ...

He even betrays his Rat supporters.

The Juan McCain Truth File.

"I have great respect for Al Gore."
—John McCain, October 2, 2008

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2 posted on 12/12/2008 6:47:27 AM PST by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385
Incompetence that keeps on giving.

These open primaries have got to stop.

3 posted on 12/12/2008 6:48:02 AM PST by OKSooner
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To: rabscuttle385
consisted of private cell phone numbers of various Democrats who had gone over to McCain's camp.

...**paging Bela Pelosi please pick up the white courtesy phone**

4 posted on 12/12/2008 6:49:50 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: rabscuttle385
Seriously, are we REALLY surprised?

McLame ran the WORST campaign maybe in modern history... He only did ONE thing right the entire election cycle... I'm only sorry Sarah had HIM on HER ticket...

5 posted on 12/12/2008 6:50:07 AM PST by bfh333 ("Hope"... "Change"... You better HOPE you have some CHANGE after the next 4 years!)
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To: rabscuttle385

One of the names on the list is a Democrat lawyer friend. I was glad to see it, but only because I always suspected he would vote his character and not his party affiliation.

When I am elected POTUS, he will be my appointment for Attorney General.


6 posted on 12/12/2008 6:50:13 AM PST by Sensei Ern (http://www.myspace.com/reconcomedy)
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To: rabscuttle385

Cool!


7 posted on 12/12/2008 6:51:22 AM PST by RSmithOpt (Liberalism: Highway to Hell)
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To: Sensei Ern

Oh, and it wasn’t the McCain group exactly. It was from a group called something like “Democrats for McCain”.


8 posted on 12/12/2008 6:51:50 AM PST by Sensei Ern (http://www.myspace.com/reconcomedy)
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To: bfh333
McLame ran the WORST campaign maybe in modern history
You must be very young.

9 posted on 12/12/2008 7:07:58 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven
I remember that one... ooof. It was bad.

Seeing the "cigar smoker" get reelected was just awful.

10 posted on 12/12/2008 7:41:01 AM PST by Volunteer
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To: oh8eleven; bfh333

I’m not that young, and the original poster was correct.

Besides Palin, McCain did almost nothing right.

The guy was a total turd of a candidate.


11 posted on 12/12/2008 8:29:42 AM PST by SoConPubbie (GOP: If you reward bad behavior all you get is more bad behavior.)
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To: SoConPubbie
Besides Palin, McCain did almost nothing right.
LOL - nice try, and a quick peek at your homepage reveals your real agenda.
How long have you been suffering from McCain Derangement Syndrome?
12 posted on 12/12/2008 9:38:55 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: OKSooner
These open primaries have got to stop

My idea is to disconnect from the Democrat primaries completely, have them on our own dates and schedule.

Only registered Republicans get to vote and the order is determined by the outcome of the last election.

For example, if your state went 70/30 Repubs over Dems you hold your primary before the state that went 69/31, etc. That way the most conservative states get to give the most conservative candidates a head start on delegate count.

13 posted on 12/12/2008 9:42:40 AM PST by BlueMondaySkipper (Involuntarily subsidizing the parasite class since 1981)
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To: oh8eleven

And you’re still trying to defend McCain....why? There is NO defense for this idiot....seeing conservatism destroyed make you happy?


14 posted on 12/12/2008 9:51:00 AM PST by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925)
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To: AuntB
I didn't defend a damned thing you self righteous big mouth.
My original point was that the Dole campaign was MUCH worse than McCain's.
BTW, your tee shirt order came in ...

15 posted on 12/12/2008 10:09:38 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven

Whew!!! Touched a nerve! You got any more insults to get out of your system, smart guy?


16 posted on 12/12/2008 10:11:59 AM PST by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925)
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To: AuntB
Go suck a lemon - it can only make you sweeter.

17 posted on 12/12/2008 10:30:02 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven

True. Dole-Kemp was lamer still. But I will go to the mat arguing that Dole performed better in his debates than McCain did.


18 posted on 12/12/2008 11:23:37 AM PST by GipperGal
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To: rabscuttle385
But most of the numbers were private cell phones for campaign leaders, politicians, lobbyists and journalists.

We called some of the numbers.

"Somebody made a mistake," one owner told us. "People's numbers and addresses were supposed to be erased."

"They should have wiped that stuff out," another said. But he added, "Given the way the campaign was run, this is not a surprise."

We called the McCain-Palin campaign, who says, "it was an unfortunate staff error and procedures are being put in place to ensure all information is secure."

And I say again, what manner of fools were associated with this campaign? I hope that no real Pubbies ever hire any of these clowns again.

19 posted on 12/12/2008 11:30:39 PM PST by MaggieCarta (We're all Detroiters now.)
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To: oh8eleven; SoConPubbie; AuntB; BufordP
How long have you been suffering from McCain Derangement Syndrome?

And how long has your soul been infected with the RINOvirus, McCainiac?

20 posted on 12/13/2008 12:06:55 AM PST by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: oh8eleven; SoConPubbie; AuntB; BufordP; calcowgirl; hiredhand; WayneS
...my all time favorite movies ... Caine Mutiny ...
(from one of your earlier posts)


21 posted on 12/13/2008 12:24:57 AM PST by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385
How can people defend McCain after everything we've seen so far? Then again, how can people be bi-polar and schizophrenic? :-) It's OVER. People should focus on more important matters, such as the nation sliding from recession into depression, and doing things that will actually make it easier to survive, rather than arguing the merits of leftists masquerading as Republican/Conservatives. Our nation is being, and will continue to be systematically disassembled, and the majority will stand and watch and weep and wonder who will stop it. Nobody will stop it and I'll tell you why. Those who could are going to group together in the interest of surviving what's coming. People should leave them alone and avoid them at (almost) all cost. They're in a deadly mood NOW and I personally consider them to be dangerous.

The rest simply have no intestinal fortitude. They're willing slaves and "whores" to the American way of debt and instant gratification. They're one or two paychecks away from financial disaster. They not only have this to worry about, but they'll wring their hands and worry about their 401k plans, affordable health insurance, and global warming. They shouldn't worry. :-) The coming administration will "share" their 401ks with the needy, affordable health care will never happen. Ask anybody associated with the phama-tech industry. It's very powerful and very profit focused. They're not going to let the government or anybody else interfere in a way that cuts profit! But that will be a moot point here soon when we have no stable currency in circulation. As for global warming, it's a form of "worship" and will bring even more judgment on the nation.

Sorry for the gloom and doom buddy. But from what I can see the shift to leftism with this current round of elections was just the start. As for people who want to keep espousing the merits of John McCain, let em rant. It could be the only form of escapism they really have from the terrible truth at the moment and for the foreseeable future.
22 posted on 12/13/2008 5:53:41 AM PST by hiredhand (Understand the CRA and why we're facing economic collapse - see my about page.)
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To: OKSooner
Incompetence that keeps on giving.

It's so pathetic that this is what the GOP has come down to. I would like to think that a blowout loss would cause all of these idiots to disappear into the woodwork and that we get new people running things the next time around, but that won't happen. To think these people could have been handling classified information at one point had we won. You'd think they were Democrats and not Republicans the way they handled this stuff...
23 posted on 12/13/2008 2:42:18 PM PST by af_vet_rr
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To: hiredhand
How can people defend McCain after everything we've seen so far?

I would not defend McCain/Palin, but I would prefer them over Obama. The fact that it came down to Obama/Biden versus McCain/Palin speaks volumes. As a nation, we are on the decline. If we don't put real Conservatives on the ticket in 2012, instead of people like McCain/Palin, and get real Conservatives running the GOP, we will be finished - the next few elections are crucial to our survival. At my age, I won't live to see a lot of the results, but they are easy to guess.
24 posted on 12/13/2008 2:45:07 PM PST by af_vet_rr
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To: oh8eleven
My original point was that the Dole campaign was MUCH worse than McCain's.

Definitely true. Plus Jack Kemp was so awful
25 posted on 12/13/2008 2:52:32 PM PST by dennisw (Never bet on Islam! ::::: Never bet on a false prophet!)
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To: oh8eleven

Ah, memories. I was just showing my son pictures of us taking him to see Dole when he came to our airport. He was only a few months old, he’s now VERY interested in politics.


26 posted on 12/13/2008 2:53:21 PM PST by Mrs. P ("Wonder Woman wears Sarah Palin pajamas." - Blood of Tyrants)
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To: oh8eleven
My original point was that the Dole campaign was MUCH worse than McCain's.

Definitely true. Plus Jack Kemp was so awful
27 posted on 12/13/2008 3:09:14 PM PST by dennisw (Never bet on Islam! ::::: Never bet on a false prophet!)
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To: af_vet_rr
I agree with everything you've said. I supported Palin. Supporting McCain was an unavoidable consequence. But everything you've said is predictable and observable and is happening NOW unfortunately.
28 posted on 12/13/2008 3:46:14 PM PST by hiredhand (Understand the CRA and why we're facing economic collapse - see my about page.)
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