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Exclusive: Democrats Ask Pentagon for Info on Potential Obama Challengers (The 4th Reich!)
ABC News ^ | October 27, 2010 | Rick Klein and Luis Martinez

Posted on 10/27/2010 2:36:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

DNC Requests Records Related to Palin, Romney, Seven Other Possible 2012 Contenders.

The Democratic National Committee formally has asked the Pentagon for reams of correspondence between military agencies and nine potential Republican presidential candidates, a clear indication that Democrats are building opposition-research files on specific 2012 contenders even before the midterm elections.

An internal Army e-mail obtained by ABC News indicates that the DNC has filed Freedom of Information Act requests for "any and all records of communication" between Army departments and agencies and each of the nine Republicans -- all of whom are widely mentioned as possible challengers to President Obama.

The agencies are asked to respond to the request by this Friday, just four days before Election Day...

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
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I thought Dear Leader was unbeatable and they "hoped" that Governor Sarah Palin would run in 2012. Always look at what they do, not what they say....
1 posted on 10/27/2010 2:36:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If their bloodless coup doesn’t succeed look for the other kind.


2 posted on 10/27/2010 2:39:10 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Achtung! Achtung! Obamanazi!


3 posted on 10/27/2010 2:40:04 PM PDT by LeonardFMason
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hope the Penagon tells the DNC to go pound sand.


4 posted on 10/27/2010 2:40:15 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Would that include registration for military service?
Birth certificates?
Proof of US Citizenship?
Travel documents?
SS numbers?
Education certification and records?
Known associates?
Collaborating with terrorist organizations?


5 posted on 10/27/2010 2:40:42 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God's redemption.)
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To: Don Corleone

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


6 posted on 10/27/2010 2:41:07 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: sodpoodle

Can we file for the same on OBAMA?!


7 posted on 10/27/2010 2:41:30 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Don Corleone

The DNC needs to Ask Hillary for the FBI records.


8 posted on 10/27/2010 2:41:39 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The nine Republicans that Democrats are seeking information on are former Gov. Sarah Palin, R-Alaska; former Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass.; Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Gov. Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn.; former Gov. Mike Huckabee, R-Ark.; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga.; Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.; Gov. Mitch Daniels, R-Ind.; Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La.

I'm mildly surprised that Juan McCain isn't on the list. I'd like to know why.

Ditto for Mike Pence.

9 posted on 10/27/2010 2:41:47 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sounds like its time for conservatives in Congress to demand Obama’s records as well. ALL of them. (And yes that includes the bc).


10 posted on 10/27/2010 2:41:53 PM PDT by conservativegramma
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Worse than the supposed Nixon enemies list IMO.


11 posted on 10/27/2010 2:42:03 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They won’t find any military info on Romney or his five sons - that’s for sure.


12 posted on 10/27/2010 2:42:40 PM PDT by nhwingut (Palin/Bachmann '12)
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To: SandRat

Think about what you just said: Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States? Who is the most partisan president in our history?


13 posted on 10/27/2010 2:43:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pelosi 2012

Pelosi/Moochelle
14 posted on 10/27/2010 2:43:48 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Greetings Jacques. The revolution is coming)
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To: SandRat

Well you know, it’s he Pentagon. They’ve been known to displace entire countries before. Some correspondence? ‘ummm, we’ll have to get back to you on that’. :))


15 posted on 10/27/2010 2:44:31 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Vigilanteman
I'm mildly surprised that Juan McCain isn't on the list. I'd like to know why.

Because they figure he won't run, of course. And they've already got reams of data on him.

Likewise, they probably figure Pence won't run. Why waste money and effort on folks you won't have to face?

16 posted on 10/27/2010 2:45:55 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I know the turd will direct it, but there has to be someone with the Moxie to say; NO!!! Go Pound Sans!!
17 posted on 10/27/2010 2:46:49 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I know the turd will direct it but there has to be someone with the Moxie to say NO!!! Go Pound Sand!
18 posted on 10/27/2010 2:47:10 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: r9etb
I guess their will be hearings in January in the House.
19 posted on 10/27/2010 2:47:29 PM PDT by scooby321
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is going to backfire on Obama in a big way. Obama will continue to talk about the Republicans as the enemy as Americans continue to struggle with getting work, paying their mortgages and just living.

The war of personal destruction will not be tolerated by the American people and will throw Obama out because of it.

I hope they keep it up.


20 posted on 10/27/2010 2:47:54 PM PDT by truthandlife ("Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God." (Ps 20:7))
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To: AFreeBird

Gee wizz it all went to the pulverizer. So Sorry.


21 posted on 10/27/2010 2:49:06 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
why would the DoD be keeping "records" on individuals other than service records of past military service?

Is the DoD where J. Edgar Hoover Junior now works?

22 posted on 10/27/2010 2:50:27 PM PDT by llevrok (November 2 is not an election. It's a restraining order - PJ O'Rourke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ya know, its funny when I got blasted by some by comparing Obama and his cronies to the Nazi’s..turns out I was right..and so it begins..


23 posted on 10/27/2010 2:50:50 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We are in a twilight time.

Be ready for the the night fall.


24 posted on 10/27/2010 2:51:04 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: kcvl
Can we file for the same on OBAMA?!

Private citizens or organizations can do the same as the DNC is - also through the Freedom of Information Act, yes.

25 posted on 10/27/2010 2:51:55 PM PDT by llevrok (November 2 is not an election. It's a restraining order - PJ O'Rourke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Too bad the RNC was so incompetent that they failed to submit a similar request about Obama.


26 posted on 10/27/2010 2:52:24 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: truthandlife

***The war of personal destruction will not be tolerated by the American people***

The MSM will find a way to BUSHWACK any GOP conservative candidate during the primaries, after which they perform a sphincterectomy during the General.


27 posted on 10/27/2010 2:52:41 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God's redemption.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Brucifer

bttt


28 posted on 10/27/2010 2:53:22 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: SandRat

Most will just follow orders. Such is the history of all government servants, no matter where they are from.

Which is why I don’t trust the dreams of a military coup.


29 posted on 10/27/2010 2:53:51 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Liz; onyx; hoosiermama; STARWISE; SE Mom; penelopesire
Exclusive: Democrats Ask Pentagon for Info on Potential Obama Challengers (The 4th Reich!)


30 posted on 10/27/2010 2:55:41 PM PDT by maggief
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

31 posted on 10/27/2010 2:55:50 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Surprise - ABC breaks the story. The DNC can do this? Can’t wait for the RNC or Tea Party Express response.


32 posted on 10/27/2010 2:58:56 PM PDT by SueRae (I can see November from my HOUSE!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; greyfoxx39; Politicalmom; Arthur Wildfire! March; Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

Two things.

If dems do it, everybody does.

If the Republicans don’t do it, then shout it from the roof tops. Make it the central issue of the 2012 elections and expose it for the election fixing it is.


33 posted on 10/27/2010 2:59:20 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Vigilanteman

Maybe they figure he won’t be running because of his age.


34 posted on 10/27/2010 3:00:22 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: A CA Guy

0bama’s enemies list is much longer than Nixon’s.


35 posted on 10/27/2010 3:00:43 PM PDT by reg45
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The Democrats did this in 1998/99 and got information that led them easily to George Bush' Reserve Air Force Officer records.

With that information in hand they sent a records specialist to the site and MISFILED ALMOST ALL OF "W"'s records. That's where the "he went AWOL" stuff came from.

We finally found out that it was Sandy Burger when all of those records miraculously showed up the same week he got a plea bargain that didn't send him to prison for stealing highly classified materials from the National Archives.

So, they're up to it again. This needs to be watched! BTW, the first records they look for on Sarah concern her relationship with the National Guard, and her son who was in the military. Democrats use kids these days. Guess we should get ready for that too.

36 posted on 10/27/2010 3:00:52 PM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Before we go off the deep end on this, we should see if the RNC or similiar Republican groups have done the same on Democratic candidates.

One purpose of the Freedom of Information Act was to let people find out what sort of information the government is collecting on citizens, politicians or otherwise.

The fact that scumbags like the DNC can file these FOIA requests doesn't make the requests illegal or innappropriate.

It's the gathering of information outside the legal process that is much more disturbing - like Hillary's collection of the FBI files. I'm sure that crap is also going on now, and some exposure of those illicit investigations would be alot more revealing than this relatively benign crap. It's so benign it might even be a smoke screen to give cover to the stuff they're finding illegally.

37 posted on 10/27/2010 3:01:55 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: reg45

His making enemies list is growing far faster.


38 posted on 10/27/2010 3:02:35 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Vigilanteman
"I'm mildly surprised that Juan McCain isn't on the list. I'd like to know why."

Why would they have too? McCain's already proved in 2008 that he only fights the Right and takes a dive for the Left.

39 posted on 10/27/2010 3:02:51 PM PDT by drpix
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To: prairiebreeze

marker


40 posted on 10/27/2010 3:02:51 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (The Professional Left: Using Your Money to Promote Their Ideology Since the 1930's)
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To: Vigilanteman
"I'm mildly surprised that Juan McCain isn't on the list. I'd like to know why."

Why would they have too? McCain's already proved in 2008 that he only fights the Right and takes a dive for the Left.

41 posted on 10/27/2010 3:03:01 PM PDT by drpix
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To: llevrok
Can we file for the same on OBAMA?!

Community organizers have no paper trail.

42 posted on 10/27/2010 3:03:13 PM PDT by reg45
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To: llevrok

The folks who have been Governors, or Constitutional officers in the line of succession, have records involving the National Guard (and other matters).


43 posted on 10/27/2010 3:03:43 PM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: ridesthemiles

I wonder if they asked for Hillary’s records as a possible challenger...cause that’s what she is.


44 posted on 10/27/2010 3:05:29 PM PDT by lonestar
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To: muawiyah; patton; neverdem; xsmommy

Those who have been representatives, or senators, or even county commissioners with a base or airport in the county have had “communications” with the pentagon.

Well, that, or they have not been doing their job.

Can’t tell whether this is a harassment of the republican candidates. Or the Pentagon staff who have to answer it.

Most likely both.


45 posted on 10/27/2010 3:06:52 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: llevrok

The Rats are looking for any senior officers that MIGHT be considered “friendly” to conservatives and be offering up information or that might be useful to conservatives. The Rats are also looking to root out and intimidate any flag officers that might be considering a run as a possible VP that might give the Presidential candidate more, dare I say it, GRAVITAS!!!

(The Rats are DEATHLY afraid of a Palin/Patraeus ticket.)


46 posted on 10/27/2010 3:08:09 PM PDT by Mr. Jazzy (God bless the United States of America and protect her from the enemies of freedom.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Exclusive: Citizens Ask Pentagon for Info on Terrorists Ties to Obama!

fixed it for you...


47 posted on 10/27/2010 3:08:29 PM PDT by Chattering Class of 58
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; maggief; onyx; SandRat

WHAT ??

Since when does the military have the
authority or obligation to release personal
information about any American citizen to
a political party?

FOUL!

Likely unconstitutional and unauthorized,
wouldn’t you think ?


48 posted on 10/27/2010 3:08:47 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

From the Pentagon?


49 posted on 10/27/2010 3:09:08 PM PDT by ShandaLear (The price of Obamacare? 30 pieces of silver.)
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To: A CA Guy

It’s hard to tell which is growing faster; 0bama’s enemies list or the national debt.


50 posted on 10/27/2010 3:10:11 PM PDT by reg45
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