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Couric: Mosque Opponents 'Tear Down Towers' Of American Values
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 08/24/2010 4:26:20 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

"There is a debate to be had about the sensitivity of building this center so close to Ground Zero. But we can not let fear and rage tear down the towers of our core American values." -- Katie Couric's Notebook, 8-23-10 [emphasis added]

Hey Norah: Katie's stealin' yer lines!

As I noted here, last week Norah O'Donnell accused mosque opponents of acting "like the people who attacked America and killed 3,000 people."

In her "Notebook" of yesterday, Katie Couric sounded the same theme. Couric employed WTC imagery to claim that "fear and rage" [translation: animated mosque opponents] were threatening "to tear down the towers" of our core American values.

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1 posted on 08/24/2010 4:26:25 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Oppose the mosque? You might as well be Mohammed Atta in Katie Couric’s book. Ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 08/24/2010 4:27:30 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; ...

Thanks governsleastgovernsbest. Have a great day, all!


3 posted on 08/24/2010 4:31:45 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Democratic Underground... matters are worse, as their latest fund drive has come up short...)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
“But we can not let fear and rage tear down the towers of our core American values.”

Perky Katie shaking the rocks around her little noggin again. When is her contract up?

4 posted on 08/24/2010 4:32:17 AM PDT by stumptalker
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Eff this bee - otch. She doesn't even write these 'notes', simply reads them off the teleprompter. She wouldn't know a core American value if one fell out of the sky and hit her in the face.
5 posted on 08/24/2010 4:32:24 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Eff this bee - otch. She doesn't even write these 'notes', simply reads them off the teleprompter. She wouldn't know a core American value if one fell out of the sky and hit her in the face.
6 posted on 08/24/2010 4:32:24 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Katie who? Oh yeah, Katie Courie, I remember her - didn’t know she’s still on the air...


7 posted on 08/24/2010 4:32:45 AM PDT by snoringbear (Government is the Pimp,)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The usual suspects spouting the usual nonsense which is opposed by 70% of the American people. You think they’d get a clue....


8 posted on 08/24/2010 4:33:05 AM PDT by freebilly (No wonder the left has a boner for Obama. There's CIALIS in soCIALISt....)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I'm not in the least surprised that Commie Katie would say something like that.

But I also don't think Katie knows what "core American values" really are.

9 posted on 08/24/2010 4:33:41 AM PDT by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

People like Couric and O’Donnell are not worth talking about, repeating or even acknowledging.

They only lie or speak from prepared scripts.


10 posted on 08/24/2010 4:34:45 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

This woman has no clue what waits for her under dhimmitude, assuming she doesn’t simply ‘convert’, assume the veil and disappear. Wonder if she’ll cope with that at all well..?


11 posted on 08/24/2010 4:36:01 AM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

She should be arrested for robbery. To be that f**king stupid and get paid millions of dollars to read teleprompter lines surely is criminal.


12 posted on 08/24/2010 4:36:14 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That idiot Couric can go straight to hell with her mind numbing stupidity and simplistic, celebrity-brand ideology.

She could not connect the dots of reason and cause and effect if her life depended on it.

Empty headed talking faces like she have done real harm to this country.


13 posted on 08/24/2010 4:36:23 AM PDT by cycle of discernment
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That idiot Couric can go straight to hell with her mind numbing stupidity and simplistic, celebrity-brand ideology.

She could not connect the dots of reason and cause and effect if her life depended on it.

Empty headed talking faces like she have done real harm to this country.


14 posted on 08/24/2010 4:37:04 AM PDT by cycle of discernment
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Surrendering to the enemy has never been an American value.


15 posted on 08/24/2010 4:37:22 AM PDT by reasonisfaith (Rules will never work for radicals because they seek chaos. And don't even know it.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The left seems to be madly in love with radical Islam. It makes utterly no sense. The first to be killed or repressed in Islamic regimes are druggies, minorities, women, gays, adulterers and thieves, which is the Left’s core constituency.


16 posted on 08/24/2010 4:38:20 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union, then we became them." Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: reasonisfaith

It’s a progressive value, though.


17 posted on 08/24/2010 4:40:06 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Dan Rather: "Oh, Mr. President, if only you knew how
much I and your other servants at CBS support, worship, bow, grovel and kneel to you.
We have faithfully covered up all your atrocities, Mr. President.
In their place for all future Husseins, we will attack our own Bush."

18 posted on 08/24/2010 4:41:35 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Shame, shame, shame on you Katie!

Using the twin towers reference as you have to try and project your point of view. You have a twisted, evil, insensitive little mind. First because you refuse to see that there is no abuse of the First Amendment at play by the opponents of this mosque being built in NYC. They (we, the majority of true patriotic Americans) just do not want it at the selected location. Secondly, because you tried to be...what, oh so clever, in trying to make a comparison of values being destroyed and employing the words "tear down towers" in your statement. Do you not see how repulsive that is?

I am so sick of supposed "journalists" like you who are not reporting the news or issues objectively, but inserting your opinions to try and influence people. If you want a job like that, become a talk radio commentator. But, I guess that salary would not satisfy your little, greedy, liberal heart.

19 posted on 08/24/2010 4:43:40 AM PDT by CitizenM ("Do you miss me yet?" Yes, George, we do.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I pray that our core American values will be unleashed soon, and Katie, you slut, along with your MSM accomplices will not like it, not like it one bit.


20 posted on 08/24/2010 4:43:43 AM PDT by The Cajun (Mind numbed robot , ditto-head, Hannitized, Levinite)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

One of Hussein X’s Pet Parrots.


21 posted on 08/24/2010 4:43:50 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (m)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

See Alinsky’s Rule #4.


22 posted on 08/24/2010 4:47:50 AM PDT by Crawdad (Obamacare will lead to back-alley physicals.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

23 posted on 08/24/2010 4:51:54 AM PDT by kanawa (Obama - "The only people who don't want to disclose the truth are people with something to hide.")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Really, Perky Katie?

What would you say to a group of German-American Neo-NAZIs that wanted to build a museum praising the National Socialism of 1930’s Germany ACROSS FROM THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM?

Actually, you’d probably support that, too, because you are a National Socialist and probably an anti-Semite, too.


24 posted on 08/24/2010 4:53:02 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

IMHO...the “ruling class” in America has just opened the chasm formally between We the People and their one world agenda...


25 posted on 08/24/2010 4:53:55 AM PDT by mo
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Oh, and Perky Katie, you are such a staunch defender of American Values, right?

Like traditional marriage?

Like the importance of an armed citizenry?

Like the freedom of Christians to worship as their religion dictates...even on public grounds (like government-run schools)?

Like the private property?

Like keeping the money you earn (and we all know that the paycheck you receive is what you Leftists would consider “OBSCENE”)?

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Feel free to add to this list of American Values that leftists have been destroying since Woodrow Wilson.


26 posted on 08/24/2010 4:57:39 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Oh, and Perky Katie, you are such a staunch defender of American Values, right?

Like traditional marriage?

Like the importance of an armed citizenry?

Like the freedom of Christians to worship as their religion dictates...even on public grounds (like government-run schools)?

Like the concept of private property?

Like keeping the money you earn (and we all know that the paycheck you receive is what you Leftists would consider “OBSCENE”)?

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Feel free to add to this list of American Values that leftists have been destroying since Woodrow Wilson.


27 posted on 08/24/2010 4:57:50 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Lazamataz

“The left seems to be madly in love with radical Islam....”

It sure does make sense. Its the same reason they love Castro. The American Left are cowards. The Muzzies and Castro would try to do to We the People what the Left dreams about doing to us. sharia, beheadings, amputations, buggerring etc...all consequent to arguing with the narcissism of “Allah”

the Left in America would wish that on all of us for not honoring their own narcissism.


28 posted on 08/24/2010 4:57:53 AM PDT by mo
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To: CitizenM
If you want a job like that, become a talk radio commentator. But, I guess that salary would not satisfy your little, greedy, liberal heart.

Not to mention that within a month she'd have a smaller audience than Randi Rhodes.

29 posted on 08/24/2010 4:58:46 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Which islamic value does Couric embrace?

Can she name a single tenet of the religion that surpasses American values?


30 posted on 08/24/2010 5:02:21 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Recently I watched the first segment of the John Adams TV series.
John Adams took on the task of defense counsel for the British officer and soldiers put on trial for the Boston Massacre. He faced a bitter choice. Defend them on the basis for maintaining the law or give in to the over whelming popular crowd that already had them guilty and convicted.

He struggled with the decision and decided that the law must prevail and the best possible defense provided. He won the case. He became a pariah.

I suspect that the messiah and other pols are faced with a similar dilemma over the mosque. It is highly unpopular but the bedrock of American values is liberty, freedom to practice your religion. For a liberal there is the even more important consideration upon which liberalism rests, diversity. To protect minorities from the whims of the majority, there must be extremes in the enforcement of the diversity rules. Thus liberty and diversity demand supporting the mosque.

Obama took this instinctive position. Although I doubt he gives a damn about liberty, he knows it must be given lip service or rather teleprompter service. He knows his whole life is based on promoting diversity. He is after all, a professional negro. He hastily made his position plain.

Barack Obama is however no John Adams. He will not recover the support of the masses by delivering stirring oratory promoting values of liberty and justice and deliverance from oppression by a far away parliament concerned with taxing to extreme. The issue has stirred America like no other in recent time and he is incapable of dealing effectively.


31 posted on 08/24/2010 5:09:23 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Greetings Jacques. The revolution is coming)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The left’s hysterical reaction to the “mosk flap” shows that they are really really ashamed of being American and that they really really want the mosk built because America was wrong and should apologize for building those towers right in the path of those innocent, kind, loving, tolerant pilots who were just flying planes and praying.


32 posted on 08/24/2010 5:14:43 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Intellectually-challenged liberals like Katie Couric cling to the comforting delusion that muslims really don’t hate us or wish to dominate us, that only a tiny fringe wish us harm.

Katie would do herself good to sit down and study what the koran commands muslims to do, and how it is in every muslim’s heart to see to it that the world becomes dominated by islam, and how ‘enlightened’ liberals like Katie would be forced to live under sharia law.

Ignorance in the hands of a liberal is a dangerous tool.


33 posted on 08/24/2010 5:17:32 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (YouTube My Space and I'll Google your Yahoo.)
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Couric taking another crap I see?
34 posted on 08/24/2010 5:26:12 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

"OMG! Why are you asking me what I'm talking about? I just read DNC talking points!"

35 posted on 08/24/2010 5:28:46 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: Scythian
For some reason that pic has always disturbed me more than a pic of Helen Thomas.
36 posted on 08/24/2010 5:28:50 AM PDT by The Cajun (Mind numbed robot , ditto-head, Hannitized, Levinite)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

We have to first answer the question: who cares what news reader Couric says?


37 posted on 08/24/2010 5:31:11 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Hey Katie.....Dissent is Patriotic!
38 posted on 08/24/2010 5:44:20 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Katie Couric: Just one more liberal, intellectual lightweight who is ruled more by false sentimentality rather than actual facts.


39 posted on 08/24/2010 5:44:31 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

POST OF THE DAY!


40 posted on 08/24/2010 5:45:41 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: reasonisfaith

Surrendering to the enemy has never been an American value.....except to leftists.

Fixed it.


41 posted on 08/24/2010 5:46:24 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
More flatulence from the FORMERLY attractive Ms. Couric...
42 posted on 08/24/2010 5:48:59 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Anyway to do a brain-lift or a brain-botox?

Her lobes are drooping real bad.


43 posted on 08/24/2010 5:49:16 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and proud of it. Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I know it’s hard for leftists to understand, but real Americans resent being sodomized by our enemies. Perhaps because being bent over a table is not unusual for those in the MSM.


44 posted on 08/24/2010 5:51:15 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Liberalism is the art of taking what works, breaking it, and then blaming conservatives.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Marxist puppetmaster to slave: Find me cute bubblehead who can read.

Slave: Ja...

Marxist Puppetmaster: Bubblehead, please to read.

Bubblehead: "Hi, I'm Katie Couric and this is tonight's news...."

45 posted on 08/24/2010 5:51:25 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Scythian
Couric taking another crap I see?

I wonder how well that sort of behavior would stand if Ms. Couric were to be persecuted under sharia law.

46 posted on 08/24/2010 5:52:44 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Lazamataz
The Secret to the Suicidal Liberal Mind

...
It is possible to perceive the passions of the Left as frenzies of masochism. What could be more idiotic and masochistic than to oppose missile defense? This opposition cannot be understood unless one dispenses with its rhetoric and rationales and realizes that these folks at their emotional core do not want their country defended...

47 posted on 08/24/2010 5:53:52 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: April Lexington
Marxist puppetmaster to slave: Find me cute bubblehead who can read.

Slave: Ja...

Marxist Puppetmaster: Bubblehead, please to read.

Bubblehead: "Hi, I'm Katie Couric and this is tonight's news...."

You missed the best part of the story:

Marxist puppetmaster to slave: THIS IS THE BEST YOU COULD DO?

Slave: My lord, I am truly sorry, but Megan Fox wasn't interested and neither Lindsay Lohan nor Paris Hilton were available.

Marxist puppetmaster: OFF WITH HIS HEAD!

48 posted on 08/24/2010 5:57:15 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Sorry, but as of January 20, 2009 dissent officially became unpatriotic, nay, downright treasonous ;-)


49 posted on 08/24/2010 5:58:17 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

It’s big-hearted of Katie to forgive islamism when it kills people, other than hers. /sarc


50 posted on 08/24/2010 6:04:11 AM PDT by Tax Government (We ask nothing except that our elected representatives uphold the Constitution.)
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