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Blumenthal strikes again then his staff threatens a reporter for reporting
Sound off Connecticut w/ Jim Vicevich ^

Posted on 02/09/2011 10:57:59 PM PST by matt04

Senator “I served in Vietnam” Blumenthal holds his first press conference as a Senator (that didn’t take long) to vow he would fight against HR 3, which would prohibit federal funding of abortion.

But instead of letting the subject matter stand on its own and making his position as a “defender of women’s health” … he once again finds the need to embelish.

“I’m new to the Senate but I’m not new to this battle,” Blumenthal said at a Capitol Hill news conference, his first since taking office. “Since the days of Roe v. Wade, when I clerked for Justice Blackmun, as a state legislator, as attorney general, I have fought this battle.”

The problem is, Blumenthal clerked for Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun in 1974, the year after Blackmun wrote the Roe v. Wade decision.

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Now, I agree with Blumenthal’s staff, normally this would not be a big story. But this is a new type of Connecticut Democrat and well, the woman who reported the story from the online newspaper “ctMirror.org”, Deirdre Shesgreen, was then threatened by Blumenthal’s chief of staff.

Laurie Rubiner, Blumenthal’s chief of staff, echoed that argument and warned against writing such an “incendiary” story.

“This is a very unfair route you are going down,” she said. “We’ll remember this.”

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: blumenthal; threats
AKA, why the Dems want to restrict speech and implement the Fairness Doctrine. Makes it much easier for them to lie.
1 posted on 02/09/2011 10:58:01 PM PST by matt04
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To: matt04
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tqxzWdKKu8

2 posted on 02/09/2011 11:04:12 PM PST by Irenic
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To: matt04

I hope Connecticut suffers for sending this evil thug liar to the Senate.


3 posted on 02/09/2011 11:11:55 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (Character is defined by how we treat those who society says have no value.)
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To: matt04
Since the days of Roe v. Wade,

I'll reluctantly give him this one, since the phrase can mean "after, but not inclusive of".

4 posted on 02/09/2011 11:53:43 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Made in America, by proud American citizens, in 1946.)
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To: matt04

The guy can’t help it. It’s obvious he’s a pathological liar. There’s no need to lie. He’s got six years to go. But once a liar, always a liar. Especially if you’re a dem.


5 posted on 02/10/2011 12:19:27 AM PST by Terry Mross (We need a SECOND party.)
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To: matt04
Blumenthal


6 posted on 02/10/2011 1:30:13 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Only two things come from Texas and I see you're wearing an "I Heart Austin" t-shirt)
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To: matt04

Ha! “A defender of women’s health!”

When more than half of the females are killed in the womb, and a great many young mothers are killed that would have given birth to little girls. (And they would have us tax fund it all)

“By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.” (Proverbs 16:6)


7 posted on 02/10/2011 2:32:17 AM PST by LetMarch (If a man knows the right way to live, and does not live it, there is no greater coward. (Anonymous)
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To: matt04

Let him keep talking. The more he talks, the more people see what a jerk he is.


8 posted on 02/10/2011 5:27:03 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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