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Reporter Dragged Kicking and Screaming From Near Air Force One (great photo... lol)
NBC/LA News ^ | 5/28/09 | Christina Hoag

Posted on 05/28/2009 12:37:44 PM PDT by xtinct

A reporter for a small newspaper was forcibly removed from a press area near Air Force One shortly before President Barack Obama arrived at Los Angeles International Airport to depart California early Thursday.

Airport security officers carried the woman away by the feet and arms as she protested her removal.

She later identified herself as Brenda Lee, a writer for the Georgia Informer in Macon and said she has White House press credentials. The newspaper's Web site says it is monthly publication a Brenda Lee column is posted on it.

Calls to the newspaper and the White House press office were not immediately returned.

Lee said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press that she wanted to hand Obama a letter urging him "to take a stand for traditional marriage."

She said she asked a Secret Service agent to give the president her letter, but he refused and referred her to a White House staffer. Lee said she refused to give the staffer the letter.

"I said, 'I'll take my chances if (the president) comes by here,'" said Lee, who identified herself as a Roman Catholic priestess who lives in Anaheim, Calif. "He became annoyed that I wouldn't give him the letter."

Lee, who was wearing what she described as a cassock, said she protested when she was asked to leave.

"I said, 'Why are you bothering me?' They escorted me outside the gate," she said


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TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
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Brenda Lee = psycho??? lol
1 posted on 05/28/2009 12:37:45 PM PDT by xtinct
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To: xtinct

Given that the majority of the MSM react to Obama as if they were teenaged girls at a Jonas Brothers concert I’m surprised we don’t see more scenes like that.


2 posted on 05/28/2009 12:39:29 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: xtinct

ZERO brooming the unwanted parts of the media. Got to keep up appearances.


3 posted on 05/28/2009 12:39:38 PM PDT by Tarpon (You abolish your responsibilities, you surrender your rights.)
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To: xtinct

sounds like they did the right thing


4 posted on 05/28/2009 12:39:39 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: xtinct

Perhaps...

>>to take a stand for traditional marriage

One nice way to discredit this POV.

If it gets highlighted tonight on TV, then a certainty that proves FDR’s axiom, nothing in politics happens by accident unless it’s planned that way.


5 posted on 05/28/2009 12:39:55 PM PDT by swarthyguy ("We may be crazy in Pakistan, but not completely out of our minds," ISI Gen. Ahmed Shujaa Pasha)
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To: xtinct

I’m afraid this will become an oft repeated scene in the years to come.


6 posted on 05/28/2009 12:40:13 PM PDT by Big_Monkey
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To: xtinct

or just a sister?


7 posted on 05/28/2009 12:40:25 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Berg is a liberal democrat. Keyes is a conservative. Obama is bringing us together already!)
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To: xtinct

Maybe Sheila Jackson Lee’s crazy sister.


8 posted on 05/28/2009 12:40:25 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: xtinct

I guess Obama don’t wanna hear nothin’ ‘bout no “Traditional Marriage”, not even from a black woman.


9 posted on 05/28/2009 12:40:26 PM PDT by HKMk23 (The Truth isn't something; it's someone. | Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.)
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she wanted to hand Obama a letter urging him "to take a stand for traditional marriage."
10 posted on 05/28/2009 12:40:30 PM PDT by McGruff (Bumper sticker I saw on a older pickup, "Eat my Carbon")
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...
Lee said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press that she wanted to hand Obama a letter urging him "to take a stand for traditional marriage." She said she asked a Secret Service agent to give the president her letter, but he refused and referred her to a White House staffer. Lee said she refused to give the staffer the letter. "I said, 'I'll take my chances if (the president) comes by here,'" said Lee, who identified herself as a Roman Catholic priestess who lives in Anaheim, Calif. "He became annoyed that I wouldn't give him the letter."

11 posted on 05/28/2009 12:40:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: xtinct

That is a beautiful sight. It made me smile.


12 posted on 05/28/2009 12:40:40 PM PDT by mojitojoe ( Idiots elected a Marxist ideologue with narcissistic personality disorder)
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To: xtinct

Let me get this straight? A “Roman Catholic Priestess” with a newspaper column tries to get Obama to “take a stand for traditional marriage?”

A “priestess?” How about taking a stand for traditional Catholic teaching and not claiming to be some sort of priestess.


13 posted on 05/28/2009 12:40:42 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Don’t worry...we will.


14 posted on 05/28/2009 12:40:53 PM PDT by LUV W (Zero is dumb as a rock (dangerously so))
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Brenda Lee = psycho??? lol

"Lee, who identified herself as a Roman Catholic priestess"

Ya THINK!?!??!

15 posted on 05/28/2009 12:41:06 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 129 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: xtinct

Does AF1 even have any white staff or security staff anymore? I never seen any in the photos. Plus half of Obama’s security staff look like Fruit of Islam and not like Secret Service. Weird.


16 posted on 05/28/2009 12:41:08 PM PDT by livius
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To: xtinct
Lee said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press that she wanted to hand Obama a letter urging him "to take a stand for traditional marriage."

"I said, 'I'll take my chances if (the president) comes by here,'" said Lee, who identified herself as a Roman Catholic priestess who lives in Anaheim, Calif. "He became annoyed that I wouldn't give him the letter."

Just when you think you've seen it all....

17 posted on 05/28/2009 12:41:17 PM PDT by Lorica
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If this had been Bush....well, you know the drill :)

Do I really need to finish the sentence.


18 posted on 05/28/2009 12:41:57 PM PDT by ak267
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To: xtinct

“I’m sorry, so sorry....”


19 posted on 05/28/2009 12:42:34 PM PDT by RexBeach ("Do your duty in all things." Robert E. Lee)
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a Roman Catholic priestess who lives in Anaheim,

??


20 posted on 05/28/2009 12:42:55 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed.)
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