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Olby Orgasmic Over O'Keefe
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 01/26/2010 6:33:44 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

Serious question: was Keith Olbermann this upset over Umar Mutallab's attempt to kill everyone aboard NWA 253?

Olbermann predictably led this evening's Countdown with the James O'Keefe story—the arrest in connection with the apparent attempted interference with Sen. Mary Landrieu's phone system of the young man who exposed ACORN.

Faith-based readers should actually be encouraged, because Olbermann appears to have gotten religion. Keith is clearly praying—fervently—that this will turn out to be, as the Countdown graphic suggests, "Watergate Jr.," with Republican officials revealed to be behind O'Keefe's latest venture.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: acorn; jamesokeefe; keitholbermann; marylandrieu; watergate

1 posted on 01/26/2010 6:33:45 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; netmilsmom; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Olbermann orgasmic over O’Keefe arrest ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 01/26/2010 6:34:27 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Conservative criticism of the liberal media: www.finkelblog.com)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Someone ought to tell Speshul Keef that pride goeth before the fall—including his.


3 posted on 01/26/2010 6:34:47 PM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Bump


4 posted on 01/26/2010 6:35:42 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Worried Acorn isn’t going to work for Obama’s re-election?


5 posted on 01/26/2010 6:36:40 PM PST by FreedBird (S)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

as a retired phreaker, if you don’t know how to tap a landline from c. 1 mile away, you’re an idiot! (google green box)


6 posted on 01/26/2010 6:41:40 PM PST by robomatik (III %)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Olbermann is like a fart in church, ignore it and eventually it will go away. ;-)


7 posted on 01/26/2010 6:41:53 PM PST by doc1019 (To call Obama a bumbling idiot would be an insult to bumbling idiots worldwide.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Let him be orgasmic, I suspect he’ll be the one with egg on his face before this is over.


8 posted on 01/26/2010 6:44:15 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Olberman is such a reliable shill.


9 posted on 01/26/2010 6:44:37 PM PST by GVnana ("Obama is incredibly naive and grossly egotistical." Sarkozy)
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To: robomatik

lol, and how the rules have changed in the last 10 years. he’d be better off bugging her car.


10 posted on 01/26/2010 6:45:21 PM PST by struggle ((The struggle continues))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Funny thing is, I bet Olbermann has referenced the Acorn scandal more in the last day than he did in the month after the scandals!


11 posted on 01/26/2010 6:45:34 PM PST by ATX 1985
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Can you say political prosecution? James O’Keefe is getting a little “payback” from the minions of the Kenyan Usurper.
12 posted on 01/26/2010 6:46:49 PM PST by USALiberty
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Will someone please tell me how you can get the keys to a phone closet in a federal building these days.....really would like to know..who is in charge....please.. would really like to know...and heh Scary Mary, do you really need a land line to do you’re corruption calls?


13 posted on 01/26/2010 6:48:42 PM PST by OBXWanderer
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To: struggle
digital transmissions suck. :)

in all seriousness, i hope that there is more to this story.

14 posted on 01/26/2010 6:49:26 PM PST by robomatik (III %)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Sorry Keith...one "Watergate Jr." at a time

Remember this little puke who hacked into Sarah Palin's email account?

And about Sandy Burglar....

15 posted on 01/26/2010 6:51:31 PM PST by RckyRaCoCo
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To: OCCASparky

One of the early threads today contained a link to the FBI affidavit. It doesn’t quite mesh with what the media is saying. (And many here are repeating)

O’Keefe didn’t gain access to the building under false pretenses. The staffers knew he was there and who he was. He wasn’t dressed as a phone company employee.

O’Keefe never touched any of the phones and didn’t go with the impostors when they were seeking access to the “phone closet”. The phone closet was on a different floor from O’Keefe. The affidavit didn’t mention any equipment having been found that could be used to tap the phones. O’Keefe did know the others involved but it sounds like they were very recent acquaintances.

The media is running with this and spinning it hard because O’Keefe and Giles embarrassed them badly.


16 posted on 01/26/2010 6:52:29 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: USALiberty

When ever you shake the foundation of the establishment like O’Keefe did, you better have your house in order. From what I have seen, these people were pretty brazen and stupid in their actions. It is really a shame that O’Keefe may have spoiled what could have been a great career. I wonder if he was desperate for another big story?


17 posted on 01/26/2010 6:57:56 PM PST by ATX 1985
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To: ATX 1985

Like I said, the affidavit doesn’t match what many here are saying.


18 posted on 01/26/2010 6:59:32 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Here is the affidavit if anyone is interested. (pdf file)

http://politics.theatlantic.com/joseph%20basel%20et%20al.pdf


19 posted on 01/26/2010 7:03:19 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’m sure the Olberdork is more upset about this this than about 9/11 and the mass-murdering terrorists


20 posted on 01/26/2010 7:05:34 PM PST by Enchante (Mr. Brown Goes to Washington...... kick a@@, take names, humiliate the bastards, please!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

It’s been a tough couple of weeks for the dhimmis - with plenty more promised to come. It’s natural (or as natural as that bunch of degenerates can get) to seize upon any scrap they can find...


21 posted on 01/26/2010 7:15:07 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
...was Keith Olbermann this upset over Umar Mutallab's attempt to kill everyone aboard NWA 253?
Thanks governsleastgovernsbest.
22 posted on 01/26/2010 7:16:24 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Happy New Year! Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: cripplecreek

In a conspiracy,all are equally guilty.

Gordon Liddy Jr. will soon find this out.


23 posted on 01/26/2010 7:24:57 PM PST by Palladin (It's a new day in America. Welcome, Senator Brown.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Olby would get orgasmic over viewing a dog licking his b****.


24 posted on 01/26/2010 7:58:14 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
How can the MSM report on O’Keefe now after having ignored him completely while he exposed ACORN? Won't they have to un-embargo the ACORN story to talk about O’Keefe?
25 posted on 01/26/2010 9:36:04 PM PST by JrsyJack (a healthy dose of buckshot will probably get you the last word in any argument.)
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To: cripplecreek; StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; ..
One of the early threads today contained a link to the FBI affidavit. It doesn’t quite mesh with what the media is saying. (And many here are repeating)

O’Keefe didn’t gain access to the building under false pretenses. The staffers knew he was there and who he was. He wasn’t dressed as a phone company employee.

O’Keefe never touched any of the phones and didn’t go with the impostors when they were seeking access to the “phone closet”. The phone closet was on a different floor from O’Keefe. The affidavit didn’t mention any equipment having been found that could be used to tap the phones. O’Keefe did know the others involved but it sounds like they were very recent acquaintances.

The media is running with this and spinning it hard because O’Keefe and Giles embarrassed them badly.

Interesting info, cripplecreek... thanks.

26 posted on 01/26/2010 10:38:36 PM PST by nutmeg (Congratulations Senator-elect Scott Brown!!! Gas up the truck!!!)
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To: nutmeg

Thanks for the ping!


27 posted on 01/26/2010 10:45:12 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: nutmeg; cripplecreek
Interesting info, cripplecreek... thanks

Indeed.


28 posted on 01/26/2010 10:47:07 PM PST by rdb3 (The mouth is the exhaust pipe of the heart.)
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To: JrsyJack

the funny thing is the people who watch the MSM won’t even know who O’Keefe is being that they never reported the ACORN Sting


29 posted on 01/26/2010 11:40:59 PM PST by Hildy
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To: rdb3; cripplecreek

I don’t know...no matter how I read it, it still sounds bad.


30 posted on 01/26/2010 11:42:58 PM PST by Hildy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The problem for Olbermann is, O’Keefe doesn’t matter. His videos speak for themselves. The ACORN pukes they show have to somehow refute or explain what the videos show them saying. They can’t. All Herr Olbermann accomplishes by ranting about what a reprobate O’Keefe is is to bring the videos to the attention of more awakening sheeple.


31 posted on 01/26/2010 11:51:18 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: Palladin

G. Gordon Liddy is a great American.


32 posted on 01/26/2010 11:53:33 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody
All Herr Olbermann accomplishes by ranting about what a reprobate O’Keefe is is to bring the videos to the attention of more awakening sheeple.

Good point. I hadn't thought of that added benefit.

33 posted on 01/26/2010 11:58:56 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: robomatik

Became obvious to me when a car ran over our green box a half mile away, and after it was fixed I began getting someone else’s calls. I could call out, but in reality it wasn’t my phone number.

As to the capitol or any other government building, I’m betting someone would have a difficult time finding a green box. I would think all the phone service would go through hardened, and tightly controlled locations, at least until it got to a trunk.


34 posted on 01/27/2010 3:58:20 AM PST by wita
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To: cynwoody

All Herr Olbermann accomplishes by ranting about what a reprobate O’Keefe is is to bring the videos to the attention of more awakening sheeple.

The above is impossible, because no one watches keeth oberman. sp on porpoise.


35 posted on 01/27/2010 4:04:50 AM PST by wita
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To: cripplecreek
The affidavite says O'Keefe, and the other three, admitted they were there under false pretenses.

I think alot of people are in denial. It looks like the kid did a really stupid thing and now he's lost all the promising career he just launched so splendidly.

Olberman, as always, is an idiot, imagining some far-reaching Republican tentacles all over this thing.

With his ACORN work, O'Keefe had an outrageous idea and ran with it with spectacular results. But it now looks like it was a lucky shot in the dark. Apprarently, his idea for a follow up was boneheaded in the extreme. My guess is he'll wind up with probation and a record.

And the left can try and try, but his latest escapade does absolutely nothing to diminsh the crimes he exposed from ACORN. They're still a criminal outfit.

36 posted on 01/27/2010 4:10:09 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: cynwoody

“The problem for Olbermann is, O’Keefe doesn’t matter. His videos speak for themselves.”

Bingo!


37 posted on 01/27/2010 5:41:08 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Conservative criticism of the liberal media: www.finkelblog.com)
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To: wita
"As to the capitol or any other government building,..."

most assuredly, the lines are underground. beneath a manhole with a telco logo on it.

if o'keefe was trying to social engineer his way in to plant a wiretap, given his high profile, he is an idiot/crazy. imho.

38 posted on 01/27/2010 5:57:48 AM PST by robomatik (III %)
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To: dead; cripplecreek
O’Keefe did know the others involved but it sounds like they were very recent acquaintances.

While what he did was extremely stupid, could it have been a set up? Do we know anything about the other three people involved?

39 posted on 01/27/2010 6:30:18 AM PST by ravingnutter
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To: ravingnutter

Flanigan is the son of a local US attorney.

I saw some video of O’Keefe this morning and he seemed quite please with himself. It makes me wonder if he didn’t get himself arrested on purpose.


40 posted on 01/27/2010 6:49:38 AM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: nutmeg

It sounds like entrapment to me. The AG’s son was probably the operative trying to sting O’Keefe for ACORN. That’s what I think. What are AG’s ties to ACORN????


41 posted on 01/27/2010 8:23:36 AM PST by floriduh voter (I don't agree w/Anderson Cooper very often but Haiti's having many "stupid deaths".)
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To: cynwoody

he’s a great pitchman for gold!


42 posted on 01/27/2010 9:58:11 AM PST by Palladin (It's a new day in America. Welcome, Senator Brown.)
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To: nutmeg

The media is running with this and spinning it hard because O’Keefe and Giles embarrassed them badly.

)))
Of course.

Do we know anything about the other 2. Could it have been a set-up of O’Keefe?


43 posted on 01/27/2010 4:36:53 PM PST by Bigg Red (Palin/Hunter 2012 -- Bolton their Secretary of State)
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