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CBS News Anchor Katie Couric Blames ‘Fear and…Ignorance’ for Town Hall Protests [barf]
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Posted on 08/15/2009 11:20:12 PM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K

"Are we really still debating health care when a man brings a handgun to a church where the President is speaking?" -Communist Katie Couric

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cbs; katiecouric; katietheclown; obamabot; obamamedia; socialisim; tedbaxter; townhalls
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1 posted on 08/15/2009 11:20:12 PM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Communist Katie ping


2 posted on 08/15/2009 11:25:14 PM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

I would ask Couric are we really still debating abortion in this day and age when all stigma of out-of-wedlock pregnancy is gone and the sole reason for an elective abortion any more is for convenience?


3 posted on 08/15/2009 11:26:28 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Democrat - The Party of Bull Connor, slavery, Jim Crow laws, Obama and Suzanne Kosmas,)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
Isn't this the beatch on the Today Show? :^>
4 posted on 08/15/2009 11:28:10 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
I am truly dumbfounded that people would even dream of getting their news from an obvious idiot like the Perky One.

If P.T. Barnum were alive today, he'd make a trillion dollars.

5 posted on 08/15/2009 11:31:11 PM PDT by Lawgvr1955 (You can never have too much cowbell !!)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
Psst Kookric, whether a man chooses to exercise his constitutional right to carry a handgun or not, is irrelevant to discussing the health care bill. Why would you have a problem with someone exercising his constitutional rights?

What is disruptive to any health care bill discussions however, is Obama and other Democrat senators busing in loads of SEIU union thugs to stick megaphones in peoples ears and chat stupid slogans over and over, and beat up people who are there to question these senators about the stupid things in this bill.

Seems you, Katie Kookric, don't have a problem with this government trampling on people constitutional rights by hiring thugs to prevent them from doing so.

6 posted on 08/15/2009 11:32:24 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: eyedigress

She used to be on the TODAY show NBC until Dan Rather lost his job ;^) Now she’s the anchor for Cbs.


7 posted on 08/15/2009 11:33:50 PM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

After we’re done with ObamaCare (God willing) we need to move on to protesting the lamestream media.


8 posted on 08/15/2009 11:34:53 PM PDT by Julia H. (Be heard or be herded.)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

Katy is full of it


9 posted on 08/15/2009 11:35:10 PM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld ("We will either find a way, or make one."-Hannibal/Carthaginian Military Commander)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
Stupid cheerleading skank.

What the hell is she doing reading the news to us?

10 posted on 08/15/2009 11:36:36 PM PDT by caddie
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To: DirtyHarryY2K; james.richardson
Look what people are doing in Colorado. I sure hope this is a pattern for others to follow.

Voters Schedule Town Hall in Colorado Representative’s Absence
Redstate ^ | 08/13/09 | James Richardson
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2315585/posts
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2009 7:49:59 PM by BethanieAldrich

11 posted on 08/15/2009 11:37:03 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative (I wonder why Solomon Ortiz is so afraid of seeing his constituents?)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

Yup, Katie, because the non-event of an unfired, holstered gun simply is not equivalent to the groundswell of millions of citizens voicing their objections to the socialization of America. Not even in this day and age of the Left’s propaganda machine.


12 posted on 08/15/2009 11:38:45 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: sonofstrangelove

I don’t recall the media worrying so much about other, left wing protesters. Most of them were bussed in and paid to participate in the “cause of the week”.
Why the dire concern about where “normal people” come from or why we are so pissed off?


13 posted on 08/15/2009 11:39:03 PM PDT by Bowtie52
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

What did Katie say when someone hurled a dud hand grenade toward Bush while he was speaking overseas?


14 posted on 08/15/2009 11:40:03 PM PDT by midway
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

Oh well.


15 posted on 08/15/2009 11:40:37 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: Julia H.
"After we’re done with ObamaCare (God willing) we need to move on to protesting the lamestream media."

More than just protesting, Lobbying and demanding that judicial inquiries be held into MSM's conspiracy to install a Marxist regime, to destroy the nations constitutional republic, trample on the citizens right to choose and elect a representative government based on unbiased, complete and accurate news, using the power of media to sway the outcome of elections. There are traitors to imprison, and laws rewritten to prevent such a thing from ever happening again.

16 posted on 08/15/2009 11:45:23 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

BTTT!


17 posted on 08/15/2009 11:49:30 PM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
I want to know when Couric, and her colleagues, are going to ask Barack Obama when he's going to start "uniting the country". Obama's approvals are now well below where Bush were during the same period in his presidency. And, Bush took over during, what we were told, was the most divisive election in a hundred+ years.

When is Obama going to be asked if he should abandon his "radical" agenda for a more mainstream, centrist position - as was asked of Bush at virtually every press conference of his presidency?

18 posted on 08/15/2009 11:53:31 PM PDT by OldDeckHand (No Socialized Medicine, No Way, No How, No Time)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

who cares about what katie couric has to say? Americans are more interested in Palin’s facebook page


19 posted on 08/15/2009 11:54:16 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Obama acted stupidly...and that's after knowing all the facts.)
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To: ari-freedom

Know thy enemy etc....


20 posted on 08/16/2009 12:00:47 AM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: Nathan Zachary
"More than just protesting, Lobbying and demanding that judicial inquiries be held into MSM's conspiracy to install a Marxist regime, to destroy the nations constitutional republic, trample on the citizens right to choose and elect a representative government based on unbiased, complete and accurate news, using the power of media to sway the outcome of elections."

It's an interesting thing, what has happened to the "media" since the writing of the 1st Amendment. Back in the day, there wasn't such a thing as an "impartial" media. All the media outlets were actually quite "partial", quite partisan. Some were well to the left, and others were well to the right, but none pretended to be something that they weren't - as is the standard today. I imagine that the Founding Fathers didn't envision a time when the media would be so homogenized, and camouflaged under the guise of impartial or neutral arbiters of fact.

What I believe is inarguable, is that the media has - with the election of Barack Obama - lost it's status as the so-called Fourth Estate. It very much is now just a propaganda arm of the left.

21 posted on 08/16/2009 12:04:10 AM PDT by OldDeckHand (No Socialized Medicine, No Way, No How, No Time)
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To: OldDeckHand
lost it's status as the so-called Fourth Estate.

They truly have and refuse to recognize it. I have papers from the Times reporting the Civil War in the day. It is reported as fact. They are long gone away from that.

22 posted on 08/16/2009 12:10:43 AM PDT by eyedigress
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To: Bowtie52

The reason why they bus people in is because they are on the losing end of an issue. When the Proposition 209 was a hot button issue, our Republican club had the school ban people who were not students. We were on the winning side when the left did not their big guns. in addition, we had “scouts” within each group and they would feed us tactical information on what they had planned.


23 posted on 08/16/2009 12:18:00 AM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld ("We will either find a way, or make one."-Hannibal/Carthaginian Military Commander)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
Hey, I agree with her, she is experiencing "Fear and…Ignorance" of the Town Hall Protesters.
24 posted on 08/16/2009 12:19:19 AM PDT by dila813
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

Were Democrats really debating national security when they called our president a Nazi, a liar and so forth for doing what all active military analysts saw fit to do in defense of our nation? Where was Katie Couric when that side show drowned out the main event?
What hypocrisy, what pretentiousness, what... frankly.... ignorance she’s put on display.
The fact that liberals throughout the nation harp on this idiot’s every word is even more sickening.


25 posted on 08/16/2009 1:19:07 AM PDT by Yomin Postelnik (www.ABetterFlorida.com - Also Support Marco Rubio, Allen West and reelect Tom Coburn in 2010)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

More words of wisdom from Americas Eva Braun.


26 posted on 08/16/2009 1:29:41 AM PDT by Bookie1066 (It's not going to be Atlas Shrugged but Atlas Shot Back.)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

I’d like to see her birth certificate. That hag has got to be at least 70 years old.


27 posted on 08/16/2009 2:06:26 AM PDT by avacado
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
Warning! Do not read the crazy liberal comments on breitbart.tv unless you want to get really fired up! Ugh! They just love throwing around the word "RACIST" and "IT'S BUSH's/Limbaugh's/the GOP's fault! Sigh.
28 posted on 08/16/2009 2:24:32 AM PDT by kara2008 (Government cannot be the solution when government is the problem)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

So, are the Secret Service people unarmed?


29 posted on 08/16/2009 2:37:35 AM PDT by donmeaker (Invicto)
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To: OldDeckHand
More succintly, "Brown Shirt Media".

Μολὼν λάβε


30 posted on 08/16/2009 3:12:42 AM PDT by wastoute (translation of tag "Come and get them (bastards)" or "come get some")
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To: Julia H.
After we’re done with ObamaCare (God willing) we need to move on to protesting the lamestream media

What do you have in mind, for putting media on track, government control???

31 posted on 08/16/2009 3:22:59 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Dixie Yooper
What do you have in mind, for putting media on track, government control???

Public redicule. Exposure on a large scale. Show the masses the 'man behind the curtain' at every opportunity.

32 posted on 08/16/2009 3:31:46 AM PDT by meyer (Do not go gentle into that good night - Rage, rage against the dying of the light.)
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To: avacado
A stupid 70 year old cheer leader who is irrelevant.

The only people dumber than Couric are the people who hired her

AND the people who believe what she says.

33 posted on 08/16/2009 3:36:41 AM PDT by TYVets
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
I would agree with Katie. Fear that the ignorance of the Rats will prevail.
34 posted on 08/16/2009 3:37:31 AM PDT by BigLittle
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To: sonofstrangelove

Katie Couric - “I put the BS back in CBS.”


35 posted on 08/16/2009 3:38:40 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The AFL-CIO.....a domestic terrorist organization doing Obama's dirty work for him.)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

Really? I blame stupid, Rotting Meathead members of the “mainstream” media, like Couric, for the fact that ordinary citizens feel the need to go to Town Halls and raise a ruckus, because all the Democrat elite perverts in Washington and in the “mainstream” media, intentionally and arrogantly ignore the Will of the People!...and ought to be (censored).


36 posted on 08/16/2009 3:41:37 AM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: OldDeckHand
I want to know when Couric, and her colleagues, are going to ask Barack Obama when he's going to start "uniting the country".

I'd say the country is pretty united... against Obama.   ;-)

37 posted on 08/16/2009 3:45:41 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd: ON)
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To: 6SJ7

There was a time when CBS News would have covered the revolution now going on in the US vs. criticizing it.


38 posted on 08/16/2009 4:29:14 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

The only thing we have to fear is the ignorance of people like the not so perky one.


39 posted on 08/16/2009 4:49:45 AM PDT by RU88 (Bow to no man)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

Jack Torry, writer for the Columbus Dispatch, essentially picked up Couric’s “ignorant and fear” themes in an article printed in today’s Dispatch. Is there a trend developing?

Howard Dean was in Columbus yesterday; I suspect he wrote Torry’s article for him.


40 posted on 08/16/2009 5:07:40 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

How about “Are we still debating minority voting impediments when uniformed Black Panthers armed with clubs threaten voters and get a pass from the US Attorney General?”


41 posted on 08/16/2009 5:23:28 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
It is HER ignorance that I fear.
42 posted on 08/16/2009 5:33:21 AM PDT by vg0va3 (I don't plan to quit the fight until it is finally over.)
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To: DGHoodini

Well said.


43 posted on 08/16/2009 5:33:26 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The Road to Serfdom" by F.A.Hayek - Read it...today.)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

You mean someone heard her say that? I didn’t think anyone watched her anymore. Her ratings are the lowest of all TV news reporters. And no wonder the reason they are...with talk like this.


44 posted on 08/16/2009 5:34:37 AM PDT by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: caddie
If she was just reading the news to us it would be no problem...

It is when she tries to think then utters what passes for the results of the effort that causes problems...

45 posted on 08/16/2009 5:42:05 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (There's something socialist in the neighborhood, who ya gonna call? MITTBUSTERS!)
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To: midway

“Damn!”


46 posted on 08/16/2009 5:42:52 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (There's something socialist in the neighborhood, who ya gonna call? MITTBUSTERS!)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

When you want someone to REALLY drive your ratings down, SeeBS, got a pro ...

(NOT a photoshopped pic)

47 posted on 08/16/2009 5:47:07 AM PDT by Babu
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

When you want someone to REALLY drive your ratings down, SeeBS, got a pro ...

(NOT a photoshopped pic)

48 posted on 08/16/2009 5:48:15 AM PDT by Babu
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To: Lawgvr1955

Is she dumb enough to believe comments like this will win her any viewers? Some of the town hall protesters are her beloved libs and independents, not just the evil conservatives she maligns on a daily basis.

Maybe she wants controversy, anything to show she’s relevant.


49 posted on 08/16/2009 5:59:33 AM PDT by Heart of Georgia (Keep barack-rats out of our health care!)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

Obama Insists He’s Honest Despite Softball Questions
Jillian Bandes
Friday, August 14, 2009

Obama’s “town hall” meeting in Montana was filled with lengthy cheers and softball questions, despite the administration’s vows that questions would not be pre-determined and that tickets would be handed out on a first-come first-serve basis.

“We haven’t pre-selected anybody,” Obama said when starting the Q&A session after a lengthy address that highlighted his views on health care legislation

Culture of Corruption by Michelle Malkin FREE

Yet, five of the seven questions taken included compliments for the President. “Welcome, and thank you, and I believe in reform as well,” said one participant when addressing the President. “Thank you – I’m someone who had a job as the result of your stimulus program,” said another. Towards the end of the session, Obama actually had to solicit a question that voiced more dissent – ostensibly so the event could appear more legitimate.

The man he selected put together a question that was virtually made in Hollywood.

“I’m someone who makes a living selling private insurance,” said the questioner, and then he asked Obama why he has changed his rhetoric from “health care reform” to “health insurance reform.” Obama said there had been no malicious intent there, but simply that he thought insurance companies needed a push.

Because Obama is “a constitutional scholar,” said one Montanan, another participant in the “town hall” wanted to read him the opening lines to the Montana State Constitution.

“We the people of Montana grateful to God for the quiet beauty of our state, the grandeur of our mountains, the vastness of our rolling plains, and desiring to improve the quality of life, equality of opportunity and to secure the blessings of liberty for this and future generations do ordain and establish this constitution,” she read.

“What a great way to end this town hall,” Obama said.

Some commentators said the event was slightly more heated than the Tuesday town hall meeting Obama held in Portsmouth, N.H. The staged nature of that event is likely what led Obama to be so insistent that this town hall was legitimate.

http://560wind.townhall.com/columnists/JillianBandes/2009/08/14/obama_insists_hes_honest_despite_softball_questions


50 posted on 08/16/2009 6:16:28 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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