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Rush Limbaugh: source of fake 'racist' quotes traced to law firm
The Examiner.com ^ | Oct 16, 2009 | Kathy Shaidle

Posted on 10/16/2009 10:57:39 AM PDT by Harley

All week, intrepid bloggers have been trying to trace the source of two "racist" quotes attributed to Rush Limbaugh -- quotes which poisoned the atmosphere to the point where he was dropped from a bid to purchase the NFL's St. Louis Rams. Now comes word that the quotations may have been added to Rush Limbaugh's Wikipedia entry by someone using a computer at a liberal New York law firm.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: criminalconspiracy; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; fake; getrush; libel; limbaugh; obamalies; obamascandals; obamunism; quotes; rush
Go get'em Rush!
1 posted on 10/16/2009 10:57:41 AM PDT by Harley
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To: Harley

Sounds like a winnable law suit for slander and actual damages.


2 posted on 10/16/2009 11:01:15 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (President Obama got the Nobel Prize and my ass is still sitting in Afghanistan. Its not fair. - G.I.)
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To: Harley
The quotes were added by a user with the IP address of 69.64.213.146. This address has been used mostly to make changes to the [Wikipedia] article about Rush, but also Karl Rove, Sean Hannity,.. James Dobson and Sara Palin from 2005 until earlier this year.

Interesting. Glad someone is exposing this.

3 posted on 10/16/2009 11:02:02 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Harley

Sic em Rush! Get a good libel law firm and go after these guys. Start with suing the company / law firm and assert that any employee of that firm, using their resources, on company time is an agent acting on behalf of the company.

Take them down, make them bleed.


4 posted on 10/16/2009 11:03:08 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Harley

Sue baby, sue!


5 posted on 10/16/2009 11:03:14 AM PDT by McGruff (Go rogue baby, go rogue!)
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To: Harley

I will have to stock up on the Coke and popcorn. This should be good.


6 posted on 10/16/2009 11:03:22 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Harley

Bookmarking this.


7 posted on 10/16/2009 11:04:04 AM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: Harley

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

http://www.pbwt.com/


8 posted on 10/16/2009 11:06:06 AM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: savedbygrace

bump


9 posted on 10/16/2009 11:08:25 AM PDT by mpackard (Read my Lip-Stick)
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To: savedbygrace
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036
Tel: 212-336-2000
Fax: 212-336-2222

10 posted on 10/16/2009 11:10:37 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: savedbygrace

http://www.pbwt.com/resources/news/detail.aspx?id=7256f557-8c1b-4107-9320-04b8fc7c6543

I found this interesting on their site


11 posted on 10/16/2009 11:10:54 AM PDT by imfrmdixie
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To: savedbygrace

Here is a link to their contact page

http://www.pbwt.com/contact/

Not that I would suggest sending a friendly note


12 posted on 10/16/2009 11:11:17 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: Harley

Lying lawyers. Who’d a guessed?


13 posted on 10/16/2009 11:13:26 AM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: Harley

marked


14 posted on 10/16/2009 11:13:27 AM PDT by TWfromTEXAS (Life is the one choice that pro choicers will not support.)
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To: Harley

The firm’s property was used to defame a private citizen. Maybe if the partners had to suffer a loss in income when a few conservative leaning clients dropped them they might take it seriously....


15 posted on 10/16/2009 11:13:30 AM PDT by misterrob (A society that burdens future generations with debt can not be considered moral or just)
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To: TexasCajun

Their Alumni list is also interesting...wonder who the names are.

Our Alumni

The firm is proud to count among its alumni talented lawyers serving both private and public interests throughout the world. Many of our alumni now work for our clients and public agencies. They also serve or have served in government service, holding positions that include:

Attorney General of the United States
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals
Judge of the United States District Court
Judge of the Superior Court, New Jersey
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York
United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York
United States Attorney for the Central District of California
Secretary of the Army
Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Secretary of War
Undersecretary of State
Deputy Attorney General of the United States
First Undersecretary General of the League of Nations
Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Mayor of New York City
District Attorney for New York County
President of the Republic of Georgia


16 posted on 10/16/2009 11:13:46 AM PDT by imfrmdixie
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To: savedbygrace
Here is a list of the attorneys: http://www.pbwt.com/attorneys/List.aspx?all=true
17 posted on 10/16/2009 11:15:31 AM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: Harley

Wake up and read the comments at the link!

I love Rush, but the claim to have traced the IP add’y is bogus.


18 posted on 10/16/2009 11:15:55 AM PDT by G Larry ( Obamacare=Dying in Line!)
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To: Harley

We all seem to want to see Rush expose these fools. It needs to be done.


19 posted on 10/16/2009 11:16:20 AM PDT by tioga (Drip, Drip, Drip.........the ACORNS are falling.)
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To: Harley

Sue their pants off. Leave them to room with Bernie Madoff. (I know that’s illogical because libel is not a criminal offense, but this just makes me so mad!)


20 posted on 10/16/2009 11:16:38 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: imfrmdixie

They forgot...

President and primary counsel for the National Football League Players Association.

Seriously, is DeMaurice associated with these ACORN enablers?


21 posted on 10/16/2009 11:17:13 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: imfrmdixie

If they are so “proud” of their alumni, why don’t they list the names?


22 posted on 10/16/2009 11:18:27 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Harley
...source of fake 'racist' quotes traced to law firm

These lying bastards need to be smashed...but good!!!

23 posted on 10/16/2009 11:20:35 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
24 posted on 10/16/2009 11:22:20 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: G Larry

Actually it’s not bogus. Wikipedia retains & displays the IP address of who makes what changes to postings; go to any Wikipedia page and click the History tab, and it will show you exactly what was changed by who (if not by name/handle, at least by IP address). Very easy to find out the source of a change (at least down to IP address) if they’re not trying to conceal their ID.


25 posted on 10/16/2009 11:24:08 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (Mr. Obama, I will not join your plantation.)
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To: Parley Baer

“I will have to stock up on the Coke and popcorn. This should be good.”

Of course, no beer. Breweries sponsor the NFL.


26 posted on 10/16/2009 11:27:30 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: freedomlover

You might want to double check the facts first.


27 posted on 10/16/2009 11:28:24 AM PDT by Huck ("He that lives on hope will die fasting"- Ben Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac)
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To: G Larry

He’s correct, the address they list is from:

69.64.213.146.
OrgName: RCN NEW YORK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
OrgID: RNYC
Address: 55 Broad Street
Address: 22nd Floor
City: New York
StateProv: NY
PostalCode: 10004
Country: US

ReferralServer: rwhois://rwhois.electricfiber.net:4321

NetRange: 69.64.192.0 - 69.64.223.255
CIDR: 69.64.192.0/19
OriginAS: AS27506
NetName: RBS-NYC
NetHandle: NET-69-64-192-0-1
Parent: NET-69-0-0-0-0
NetType: Direct Allocation
NameServer: NS1.ELECTRICFIBER.NET
NameServer: NS2.ELECTRICFIBER.NET
Comment:
RegDate: 2003-08-01
Updated: 2007-09-19

OrgAbuseHandle: ABUSE92-ARIN
OrgAbuseName: Abuse
OrgAbusePhone: +1-718-752-7500
OrgAbuseEmail: abuse@electricfiber.com

OrgNOCHandle: NOC2200-ARIN
OrgNOCName: Network Operations Center
OrgNOCPhone: +1-212-337-4060
OrgNOCEmail: noccontrolroom@rcn.net

OrgTechHandle: ARA86-ARIN
OrgTechName: Rana, Ahmad
OrgTechPhone: +1-212-631-8972
OrgTechEmail: ahmad.rana@rcnmetro.com

OrgTechHandle: AAS61-ARIN
OrgTechName: Asim, Aqeel
OrgTechPhone: +1-212-631-8971
OrgTechEmail: Aqeel.asim@rcnmetro.com

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Current Registrar: NETWORK SOLUTIONS, LLC.
IP Address: 167.68.29.177 (ARIN & RIPE IP search)
IP Location: US(UNITED STATES)-MINNESOTA-ST. PAUL
Record Type: Domain Name
Server Type: IIS 6
Lock Status: clientTransferProhibited
WebSite Status: Active
DMOZ no listings
Y! Directory: see listings
WebSite Title: Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Meta Description: Patterson Belknap delivers a full range of legal services across more than 20 practice groups in both litigation and commercial law.
Secure: No
Ecommerce: No
Traffic Ranking: Not available
Data as of: 22-Apr-2008


28 posted on 10/16/2009 11:30:22 AM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: ctdonath2

While that may be the address used to libel Rush, it’s not the one the law firm uses.


29 posted on 10/16/2009 11:31:39 AM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: Harley

This should be in News.


30 posted on 10/16/2009 11:33:15 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Who knows....I want someone to give me the definition of open transparency that has been hyped by this administration....it is more secretive and sneakier than any I have ever seen....and that includes those associated with it


31 posted on 10/16/2009 11:37:34 AM PDT by imfrmdixie
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To: Harley

Is it any wonder this clown in the White House wants to control, regulate and restrict the net, Fox, and conservative talk radio?


32 posted on 10/16/2009 11:40:12 AM PDT by DPMD (~)
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To: Harley

Is it any wonder this clown in the White House wants to control, regulate and restrict the net, Fox, and conservative talk radio?


33 posted on 10/16/2009 11:41:01 AM PDT by DPMD (~)
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To: Harley

Did a little search:

http://www.muckety.com/04B92D85E875EBC5F445AFEC678D8761.map


34 posted on 10/16/2009 11:44:36 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear ($$$$$OBAMA MONEY!!!$$$$$ /s)
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To: Harley

The wikipedia post may be sourced to a NYC law firm with ties to professional sports, but I see at least one of the quotes in this Huffington Post article from 2006 that claims they were sourced from George Soros’ Media Matters.

http://www.stltoday.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=669950


35 posted on 10/16/2009 11:45:58 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The character assassination of Rush Limbaugh is worse than what the Left accused Joe McCarthy of.)
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To: Harley

The enemies of Obama list that this adminstration is conspiring to take down is growing.

And to think that history singles out the Richard Nixon White House. The same people who brought Nixon down and rioted in the streets in Chicago in 1968 put Obama in the White House.


36 posted on 10/16/2009 11:47:19 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The character assassination of Rush Limbaugh is worse than what the Left accused Joe McCarthy of.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

I agree.


37 posted on 10/16/2009 11:50:28 AM PDT by apocalypto
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To: Sidebar Moderator

can this thread be moved to “news” from “sports”? I believe that it warrants inclusion in front page or extended news.


38 posted on 10/16/2009 11:51:12 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The character assassination of Rush Limbaugh is worse than what the Left accused Joe McCarthy of.)
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To: Daveinyork
Of course, no beer. Breweries sponsor the NFL.

IYAS9YAS' home brewery does not.

39 posted on 10/16/2009 11:55:22 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (The townhalls were going great until the oPods showed up.)
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To: Lx

Rana, Ahmad & Asim, Aqeel? Hmmm... interesting names...


40 posted on 10/16/2009 11:57:12 AM PDT by Suz in AZ
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To: Harley

The hard left Patterson Belknap Law Firm, when it is not dreaming up and maliciously dissemination fake quotes or slandering Rush, Rove, Hanity, Dodson or Palin, is every bit as bad a horror show of PC tyranny as you might imagine:

http://www.pbwt.com/about/diversity/


41 posted on 10/16/2009 12:01:18 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: Harley
interesting
42 posted on 10/16/2009 12:07:49 PM PDT by smokingfrog (No man's life, liberty or property is safe while the legislature is in session. I AM JIM THOMPSON)
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To: Harley

Damn commies.

I’ll bet that law firm’s got a couple smelly moslems too.

And their morning meeting is a pledge to Mao.


43 posted on 10/16/2009 12:13:39 PM PDT by Islam=Murder (Hitler hated his Jewish side, Omoslem hates his white side.)
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To: Harley

Don’t lawyers have an extra responsibility to honor the law? Don’t they take an oath when they get their license?

Could be a towel-boy, but if it’s a lawyer......

I think Rush suing their pants off is the “tort reform” these Stalinists need.


44 posted on 10/16/2009 12:16:01 PM PDT by Islam=Murder (Hitler hated his Jewish side, Omoslem hates his white side.)
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To: Islam=Murder

He won’t....I’ve already changed my homepage from rushlimbaugh.com to gijoe.com//and kept my radio off from 12pm to 3pm. He’s serverely disappointed me.


45 posted on 10/16/2009 12:19:06 PM PDT by gman992
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To: smokingfrog

Yep. Lots of links between Soros and this law firm.


46 posted on 10/16/2009 12:35:46 PM PDT by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)
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To: Lx

Ah....

Guess I’ll have to post your research over there, to clear up their thin defense....

Unless you want to?
I won’t get to it until after 6 MDT.


47 posted on 10/16/2009 12:59:40 PM PDT by G Larry ( Obamacare=Dying in Line!)
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To: Harley

Seems like a perfectly easy lawsuit to win.


48 posted on 10/16/2009 2:24:36 PM PDT by CodeToad (If it weren't for physics and law enforcement I'd be unstoppable!)
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To: Harley
I realize Western Civilization and Dead White Males have no credence these days, but nevertheless, here's a quote from an obscure English writer 500 years ago:


49 posted on 10/16/2009 3:04:15 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("I apologize to hookers for having associated them with the House of Representatives.--Jim Traficant)
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To: imfrmdixie

Nice catch. It certainly seems to help connect the dots, doesn’t it?


50 posted on 10/16/2009 5:50:38 PM PDT by papasmurf (RnVjayB5b3UsIDBiYW1hLCB5b3UgcGllY2Ugb2Ygc2hpdCBjb3dhcmQh)
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