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Bill O'Reilly Photographed Palling Around With Terrorist Supporter Medea Benjamin
Friday, March 19, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 03/19/2010 4:08:34 AM PDT by kristinn


Photo from the Washington Examiner

The Fox News Channel's number one star, Bill O'Reilly, host of The O'Reilly Factor, was photographed palling around with terrorist supporter Medea Benjamin at Wednesday night's Radio and TV Correspondents Dinner in Washington.

Benjamin is a co-founder, along with Barack Obama funder Jodie Evans, of the terrorist support group Code Pink.

O'Reilly has made Benjamin a frequent guest on The Factor without ever challenging her on her support for Hamas, al Qaeda, the Taliban and Hezbollah, nor her work with state sponsors of terrorism including Iran, Syria, Cuba and the government of the late dictator Saddam Hussein.

Benjamin has waged psychological warfare against American troops and their children on the homefront while aiding those trying to kill them overseas. Code Pink has repeatedly called our troops baby killers, the terrorists, murderers, assassins and more, yet O'Reilly treats Benjamin as a friend.

Up until 2005, Code Pink used to protest Fox News, now they pal around with Fox's number one star.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: billoreilly; codepink; jodieevans; medeabenjamin
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1 posted on 03/19/2010 4:08:34 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Real Pals


2 posted on 03/19/2010 4:10:14 AM PDT by BallyBill (WARNING:Taking me serious could cause stress related illness.)
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To: kristinn

BOR has been coerced by the limelight. He is, IMO, no longer a journalist but rather a clone of Whorealdo.


3 posted on 03/19/2010 4:10:42 AM PDT by raybbr
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To: kristinn

“Palling” around? Freudian slip?


4 posted on 03/19/2010 4:11:24 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: kristinn

Pinhead - not a Patriot.


5 posted on 03/19/2010 4:14:31 AM PDT by AngryJawa (Obama's Success is America's Failure)
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To: raybbr
Does anyone doubt that the the BOR star has peaked? IMO by the end of 2010 he won't be top dog on FOX, maybe #3 and then it's on to MSNBC or CNN.
6 posted on 03/19/2010 4:18:34 AM PDT by Recon Dad ( USMC SSgt Patrick O - 3rd Afghanistan Deployment - Day 150)
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To: kristinn

I am not a big BOR fan, but let’s be honest here. He excoriates that group and her on a regular basis. He was most likely simply playing nice because cameras were around.


7 posted on 03/19/2010 4:20:00 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Thinking of using 911 for protection? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: kristinn

Palling around? Looks like he just got his photograph taken with them.


8 posted on 03/19/2010 4:23:00 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: Red in Blue PA

Agreed. Its not productive to be combative all the time.


9 posted on 03/19/2010 4:23:26 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Red in Blue PA
I am not a big BOR fan, but let’s be honest here. He excoriates that group and her on a regular basis. He was most likely simply playing nice because cameras were around.

I agree. Too many around here jump too fast to denigrate someone over the most minor event or statement.

FR should be a place of "think first" before you post....that would set us apart from everyone else on the web.

10 posted on 03/19/2010 4:27:04 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: kristinn

bill IS and has ALWAYS BEEN a flaming leftist... playing a quasi Conservative populist... he is also a sexual deviate, a liar and racist bigot... other than that...

LLS


11 posted on 03/19/2010 4:27:55 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Wolverine)
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To: Erik Latranyi

I’d get my picture taken with Michael Moore. If I survived I’d be sure to post it here ASAP. LOL


12 posted on 03/19/2010 4:28:59 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: kristinn

Funny how this and the Hannity story come out together just when the dims need some traction.


13 posted on 03/19/2010 4:30:38 AM PDT by zeebee (Ask a teenager now, while they still know everything.)
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To: Red in Blue PA; All
And to all here wanting to give O'Reilly a break here: Show me where he has challenged Code Pink for working with terrorists and state sponsors of terrorism.

Show me where he has challenged Code Pink for sending cash and humanitarian aid to the terrorists in Fallujah and Gaza.

You can't because he and Fox News have never done so.

14 posted on 03/19/2010 4:36:07 AM PDT by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: kristinn

Well you made it sound like he was hanging around with Al Qaeda.

Just for the record, O’Reilly always has been a strong and outspoken critic of Code Pink (who aren’t terrorist support groups, just blame America first nutjobs). I really don’t see what the problem is here.


15 posted on 03/19/2010 4:36:42 AM PDT by Eterna1Soldier
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To: Eterna1Soldier
You need to read up on Code Pink. Again, O'Reilly has never challenged Code Pink for their treasonous actions and behavior to our troops.

Click here for several articles published by Big Government detailing Code Pink's work with terrorists and state sponsors of terrorism.

16 posted on 03/19/2010 4:43:40 AM PDT by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: Eterna1Soldier

I really don’t see what the problem is here.

&&&&&

No you don’t. Since your sign up date is within the past week, you can be excused for not understanding the evil nature of Medea Benjamin.

She and her bff Jodie Evans DO support America’s enemies. Recently they were in Egypt protesting the closing of “smugglers’ tunnels” into Gaza. They started protests outside Walter Reed Medical Center calling our wounded soldiers horrible names.

They are propagandists of the highest order, addicted to the Color Pink and TV cameras, and should not be given air time on FOX.


17 posted on 03/19/2010 4:46:23 AM PDT by maica (Freedom consists not in doing what we like,but in having the right to do what we ought. John Paul II)
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To: zeebee
Funny how this and the Hannity story come out together just when the dims need some traction.

Exactly. How quickly we forget their strategy of creating doubt so that we devour our own.

18 posted on 03/19/2010 4:46:28 AM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: AngryJawa

Pinhead, indeed!!!


19 posted on 03/19/2010 4:46:47 AM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Promoted by God to be a mother!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...................Thanks, Susan!)
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To: plain talk
Looks like he just got his photograph taken with them.


Not a chance.
Clearly they are attending this protest together. I can tell because of their clothes and is that his hand supporting the banner?
20 posted on 03/19/2010 4:54:50 AM PDT by Gun142 (Where Will You Be When You Get Where You're Going? -- Jerry Clower)
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To: Eterna1Soldier; kristinn; maica
Just for the record, O’Reilly always has been a strong and outspoken critic of Code Pink (who aren’t terrorist support groups, just blame America first nutjobs). I really don’t see what the problem is here.

The problem is you, noob. You have been here less than a week and you are trying to school someone who knows FAR MORE than you about O'Rielly, Code Pink, and Medea Benjamin--first hand.

And yes, the evidence is overwhelming that Code Pink is a terrorist support group.

So tell us, who do you really work for?

21 posted on 03/19/2010 5:02:55 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: exit82

Excuse me? Who the hell do you think you are insulting me like that? If you can’t handle differences in opinion, then get of this site you jerk.


22 posted on 03/19/2010 5:05:07 AM PDT by Eterna1Soldier
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To: kristinn
O'Reilly hasn't recovered since losing his last tv job.


23 posted on 03/19/2010 5:06:36 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: exit82

And I wasn’t trying to “school you”. People like you need to stop jumping to wild conclusions and insulting others. Especially over such petty things like this post.


24 posted on 03/19/2010 5:07:09 AM PDT by Eterna1Soldier
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To: Eterna1Soldier

No, you are not excused. In any way shape or form. I have been here over 11 years. You haven’t been here 6 days!

You are factually incorrect and I called you on it. If you are any kind of Soldier, you would be able to handle a mere difference of opinion.

But to ignore the facts about Code Pink and Medea Benjamin, which are not disputable, and to try to school kristinn on the subject when he has had years of dealing with them and with being a guest on O’Rielly numerous times, YOU are the one who can take a hike,pal!


25 posted on 03/19/2010 5:09:13 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: Eterna1Soldier

Been on FR less than a week and already policeing us?


26 posted on 03/19/2010 5:09:30 AM PDT by lonestar (Better Obama picks his nose than our pockets!)
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To: cripplecreek; Red in Blue PA
Agreed. Its not productive to be combative all the time.

Ditto, he has those clowns on, with rope, for their regular "hang yourself" session on TV.

27 posted on 03/19/2010 5:10:10 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: kristinn

O’Reilly is the uber ratings ho so of course he’ll act nice with Medea Benjamin because she’s on his show fr time to time. One big happy TV family


28 posted on 03/19/2010 5:12:47 AM PDT by dennisw (It all comes 'round again --Fairport)
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To: exit82

They work for o’bloviator... they are biased, uninformed and ignorant... just like bill and his research staff.

LLS


29 posted on 03/19/2010 5:14:14 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Wolverine)
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To: kristinn

He’s a douche! Forget him!


30 posted on 03/19/2010 5:15:53 AM PDT by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: exit82

“No, you are not excused. In any way shape or form. I have been here over 11 years. You haven’t been here 6 days!”

Wow. congratulations. You must feel real special. I guess that makes your opinions so much more valuable than mine.

“You are factually incorrect and I called you on it. If you are any kind of Soldier, you would be able to handle a mere difference of opinion.”

You are the one who insulted me in the first place. All I said is that Bill has repeatedly chastised the Code Pink group. I don’t know about any Code Pink connection to terrorist groups. If there is, then that still has no relevance to Bill O’Reilly.

“But to ignore the facts about Code Pink and Medea Benjamin, which are not disputable, and to try to school kristinn on the subject when he has had years of dealing with them and with being a guest on O’Reilly numerous times, YOU are the one who can take a hike,pal!”

Again, I didn’t school anyone. You need to read my post again. Perhaps take a chill pill. You’re acting like a grade A a$$whole. I registered so I could discuss politics. Not be insulted by the likes of you. Please, don’t bother replying to me again if you are going to keep acting like this.


31 posted on 03/19/2010 5:16:48 AM PDT by Eterna1Soldier
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To: LibLieSlayer
They work for o’bloviator... they are biased, uninformed and ignorant... just like bill and his research staff.

Yes, like the hit job they did on FR in 2007.

O'Boob should know better than to have a picture taken with Medea holding a banner. What a tool.

32 posted on 03/19/2010 5:17:27 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: Eterna1Soldier
Genius, you need to spell ‘off’ with two f’s. And don't ever tell a longtime FReeper to get off the site. Shut up,... and spend a few years here. Then, we might just think you're for real and NOT just another Dummy plant!
33 posted on 03/19/2010 5:21:17 AM PDT by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: maica

Well I would like to think this isn’t a place where people attack the new guy. What’s with all the hatred. All I said was “I don’t see what the problem is”. And I don’t.


34 posted on 03/19/2010 5:21:59 AM PDT by Eterna1Soldier
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To: kristinn

Well, just who is worthy anyway? Can anyone be found?


35 posted on 03/19/2010 5:23:20 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: Doc Savage

Now you are mocking a typo? And suddenly I’m not “real” because I don’t see what the problem is with this is? I may be new to this site, but at least I know the rules. NO PERSONNEL ATTACKS.


36 posted on 03/19/2010 5:23:52 AM PDT by Eterna1Soldier
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To: Eterna1Soldier; kristinn
Just for the record, O’Reilly always has been a strong and outspoken critic of Code Pink (who aren’t terrorist support groups, just blame America first nutjobs

Your words, not mine.

Addressed to kristinn, as if he didn't know what the record is. "Just Blame America first nutjobs"? What, like you know or something? You have already admitted you don't know their history. They are a terrorist support group.

So, yeah,I call that schooling.

As for the rest of your asinine post to me, nice projection.

One other thing--if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen, because I'm not going anywhere.

37 posted on 03/19/2010 5:25:26 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: kristinn

Let’s be fair. He was almost certainly ambushed in a public area with cameras all around.


38 posted on 03/19/2010 5:26:46 AM PDT by Lando Lincoln (Reconciliation will happen this November!)
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To: Eterna1Soldier

Oh, let ‘em blow. If longevity equals wisdom, Strom Thurmond would have been king of the world. Or at least the senate.


39 posted on 03/19/2010 5:27:22 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: Eterna1Soldier

And I agreed with you that you don’t see what the problem is.

That is why you are being asked by me and others to do a little research on Medea Benjamin, and not base your opinion of her on what you have seen of her interactions with Bill O’Reilly on his show, where he tries to be “neutral” - and in so doing, does not bring forth her true nature and agenda.

One of the major values of Free Republic is education on issues because so many posters have truly important information to share on specific topics.

When a seasoned member of FR asks a new member to get a bit more informed, it is not “hatred.” It is a courtesy to a newbie - or a pushback to a disruptor.

New members are welcome, unless they come with a big chip on their shoulder.


40 posted on 03/19/2010 5:32:23 AM PDT by maica (Freedom consists not in doing what we like,but in having the right to do what we ought. John Paul II)
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To: Eterna1Soldier
I may be new to this site, but at least I know the rules. NO PERSONNEL ATTACKS. your post 36

If you can’t handle differences in opinion, then get of this site you jerk.your post 22

Yeah, you know the rules, alright.

And it's "personal", not "personnel".

41 posted on 03/19/2010 5:34:41 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: Lando Lincoln
Please. I've been freeping outside media dinners like this one. If someone doesn't want to be photographed with you they don't stop and pose for the cameras with you.

If David Duke went up to O'Reilly with a KKK banner do you think O'Reilly would stop and pose with him?

42 posted on 03/19/2010 5:37:59 AM PDT by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: maica

“When a seasoned member of FR asks a new member to get a bit more informed, it is not “hatred.” It is a courtesy to a newbie - or a pushback to a disruptor.”

I was called a noob, douchebag, mocked over a typo, mocked for not being on FR for long, accused of not knowing history (like they know me), and accused of being a troll. Why? Because I don’t see what the deal is about O’Reilly taking this picture. I never heard of any terrorist connection. From the post, it seemed as if the poster was calling Code Pink a terrorist group just because they were anti-war. Someone could have just gave me a link about the connections. They didn’t have to verbally assault me like that.


43 posted on 03/19/2010 5:40:36 AM PDT by Eterna1Soldier
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To: Eterna1Soldier
You seem to have missed this in comment #16, so here it is again. troops. Click here for several articles published by Big Government detailing Code Pink's work with terrorists and state sponsors of terrorism.
44 posted on 03/19/2010 5:48:13 AM PDT by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: kristinn

What a popinjay.


45 posted on 03/19/2010 5:49:58 AM PDT by alicewonders
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To: kristinn

Bill O’Reily serves a purpose.

Is he a conservative??? No.

Do we all agree with him on his political views?? No

However, he does an excellent job of exposing BOTH the Code Pink nut jobs and more importantly, the pedophiles,especially NAMBLA, during his broadcasts.

He should be commended for this.


46 posted on 03/19/2010 5:57:53 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: kristinn

Yes, I got the link. And thank you for that. My frustration was not directed at you. Just those who felt the need to chastise me like they did.


47 posted on 03/19/2010 6:14:54 AM PDT by Eterna1Soldier
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To: exit82
Sorry x82, but I've been here 11 years too and I think you're kind of being an a$$ here. For some reason you're spooling up on a difference of opinion and making a mountain out of a molehill.

And, for the record I agree with both you and EternalSoldier....I think that BOR has not excoriated Code Pink anywhere near as much as he should have and I also think that this picture looks like he was "ambushed" as he was going into an event. I do not believe the picture shows him "palling around" with the Pinkos.

48 posted on 03/19/2010 6:26:57 AM PDT by Axeslinger (Where has my country gone?)
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To: zeebee

What Hannity story? I missed that one.


49 posted on 03/19/2010 6:30:54 AM PDT by Pure Country (“I’ve noticed that every person that is for abortion has already been born.” -Ronald Reagan)
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To: Eterna1Soldier
Well I would like to think this isn’t a place where people attack the new guy.

Even paranoids have enemies. We are so frequently inundated with lying leftist seminar posters that we tend to harbor suspicion of newcomers. If you are one of them, go away. If you are one of us, just a bit newer, try to clear up the misunderstanding and realize that we don't all agree on everything.

50 posted on 03/19/2010 6:35:17 AM PDT by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., hot enough down there today?" TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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