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Concerned Women for America wants answers from Herman Cain (Politico again!)
politico ^ | 10/31/2011 | alexander burns

Posted on 10/31/2011 9:57:29 AM PDT by milwguy

Concerned Women for America, the right-leaning women’s group, is calling on Herman Cain to say whether he faced complaints about his personal behavior from female employees at the National Restaurant Association who later left the organization with financial settlements.

CWA president Penny Nance told POLITICO: “I think Herman Cain needs to directly answer the question.” Continue Reading

“Early in my career I resigned from a trade association for the exact same reason and with no financial settlement. I simply found another job,” Nance said. “Therefore, I know in a very personal way that sexual harassment exists and that it's demeaning and painful. It should never be tolerated in the workforce and certainly not the White House.”

She continued, though, saying the report of sexually suggestive behavior toward women was not “consistent with my experience with Herman Cain.”

“I have to say in all fairness that this characterization is completely contrary to the Herman Cain I know. Herman Cain has only been 100% respectful and deferential to me. I have never heard other women in conservative political circles complain of his behavior and they would complain loudly,” Nance said. “Our character and reputations are really all we have at the end of the day. Before I besmirch Herman Cain's I would need more than this.”

POLITICO reported Sunday night that Cain was accused of inappropriate behavior by multiple employees at the National Restaurant Association; the trade group reached financial settlements with several women who also left their jobs.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cain; cwa; obama
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Politico is doing their very best hachet job on Cain. The headline and first paragraph scream that Cain is guilty. It isn't until you get farther into the story that you see it is just more smoke and mirrors.
1 posted on 10/31/2011 9:57:34 AM PDT by milwguy
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To: milwguy

Pollutico


2 posted on 10/31/2011 9:59:14 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: milwguy
Here's a quote for Penny:
“I’ve never sexually harassed anyone, and yes, I was falsely accused while I was at the National Restaurant Association,” Cain said. “And I say falsely because it turned out after the investigation to be baseless. The people mentioned in that article were the ones who would be aware of any misdoings, and they have attested to my integrity and my character. It is totally baseless, and totally false, never have I committed any sort of sexual harassment.”

3 posted on 10/31/2011 10:00:19 AM PDT by numberonepal (I'm on the Cain Train. The Herman Cain Train!)
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To: milwguy
This is easy - why is Concerned Women for America only "concerned" when its a black man who's charged?

Why weren't they "concerned" when Clinton was in the hotseat?

4 posted on 10/31/2011 10:01:26 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

“Hey! Where the White Women at?”


5 posted on 10/31/2011 10:03:59 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: milwguy

Guilt by accusation.


6 posted on 10/31/2011 10:04:12 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: milwguy
From the sound of it he did that horrible thing of flipping the the bird. Well damn, LOL, look at all those occupiers sexually harassing. The cops.
7 posted on 10/31/2011 10:04:12 AM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: milwguy

Probably every one of these concern troll harpies is so ugly that they would never be sexually harrassed.

They want to hear the details as a turn on.


8 posted on 10/31/2011 10:04:26 AM PDT by dforest
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To: milwguy

If Cain got complaints, it probably wasn’t from any conservative ladies, who wouldn’t blow an innocent gesture way out of proportion. Liberals might be another story.


9 posted on 10/31/2011 10:05:04 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (ya don't tug on Superman's cape/ya don't spit into the wind--and ya don't speak well of Mitt to Jim!)
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To: skeeter

CWA is a conservative organization that opposed Clinton on multiple fronts.


10 posted on 10/31/2011 10:05:08 AM PDT by rob777
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To: skeeter
The Kennedy-Dodd 'Waitress Sandwich'
11 posted on 10/31/2011 10:05:48 AM PDT by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: cripplecreek

Marc Levin frequently rips Politico to shreds. Now you see why.


12 posted on 10/31/2011 10:06:08 AM PDT by juliej
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To: rob777

All they had to do was tune in to FOX today.

What more do they want?


13 posted on 10/31/2011 10:06:17 AM PDT by dforest
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To: juliej

I’ve never trusted pollutico.

They came out of nowhere and had instant white house press credentials and nobody does that without beltway help.


14 posted on 10/31/2011 10:10:04 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: milwguy; cripplecreek; numberonepal; skeeter; massgopguy; sickoflibs; org.whodat; indylindy; ...

I want to know when Mr Cain stopped beating his wife.


15 posted on 10/31/2011 10:11:36 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: milwguy

I just completed a little online research of Penny Nance.

She is a long-time Rick Perry supporter and has talked him up as the Romney-alternative on Fox News before he entered the race.

She was National Co-Chair of Perry’s “The Response: A Call to Prayer for a Nation in Crisis”


16 posted on 10/31/2011 10:12:27 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Cain for President - Because I like the content of his character)
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To: sam_paine

I wouldn’t feel any obligation to answer anyone unless I knew who the undisclosed accusers are.

I no longer believe these stories that make claims for people who are too cowardly to show their faces.


17 posted on 10/31/2011 10:14:47 AM PDT by dforest
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To: milwguy
Proof once again that sometimes fact takes on fiction.

[Atticus says] "The witnesses for the state, with the exception of the sheriff of Maycomb County, have presented themselves to you gentlemen, to this court, in the cynical confidence that their testimony would not be doubted, confident that you gentlemen would go along with them on the assumption – the evil assumption – that all Negroes lie, that all Negroes are basically immoral beings, that all Negro men are not to be trusted around our women, an assumption one associates with minds of their caliber. "
From the novel 'To Kill a Mocking Bird', by Harper Lee

18 posted on 10/31/2011 10:14:49 AM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: indylindy
Are you as ignorant as your comment?

Probably every one of these concern troll harpies is so ugly that they would never be sexually harrassed. They want to hear the details as a turn on.


19 posted on 10/31/2011 10:18:59 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

As a factory foreman I found that I had to go out of my way to treat women differently to protect myself from accusations. Basically I had to be a real jerk to the females in my department to crush any thought of harassment accusations before they started.


20 posted on 10/31/2011 10:19:18 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: milwguy
Journolist. Period. That should be the prime exhibit that Politico is biased way to the left.
21 posted on 10/31/2011 10:19:56 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: milwguy

I’m a Ron Paul loyalist (and will remain so) but this crap almost makes me root for Cain. If Cain did indeed tell a dirty joke or proposition a woman, that is NOT in itself sexual harassment. If the folks at CWA don’t realize that, they are no better than the witch hunters who went after Thomas.


22 posted on 10/31/2011 10:21:26 AM PDT by Captain Kirk
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To: indylindy

Actually Penny Nance is quite attractive.


23 posted on 10/31/2011 10:21:42 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: Erik Latranyi

This was posted here a couple days ago. In this article, a POLITICO article, it talks about marginalizing Perry’s opponents so Perry can move up to a two man race.

Looks like Perry camp behind this. Pretty damn dirty, I might add.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2799540/posts


24 posted on 10/31/2011 10:21:47 AM PDT by dforest
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To: indylindy
I wouldn’t feel any obligation to answer anyone unless I knew who the undisclosed accusers are.

True enough but Cain realizes that this will be a case tried in the court of public opinion where the burden of proof often lies on the accused.
25 posted on 10/31/2011 10:21:47 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: sam_paine
"I want to know when Mr Cain stopped beating his wife."

I want to know when Michelle 0bama stopped beating her husband.

26 posted on 10/31/2011 10:21:51 AM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

No, but I know you have no room to talk. LOL


27 posted on 10/31/2011 10:23:10 AM PDT by dforest
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To: milwguy

Liberal racists exploit racist stereotypes by trumping up sexual harassment charges against black conservatives-it’s a pattern.


28 posted on 10/31/2011 10:25:37 AM PDT by Spok
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To: milwguy

These “Concerned Women” should be concerned about Sharia Law coming down the pike.


29 posted on 10/31/2011 10:26:28 AM PDT by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: skeeter

Why weren’t they “concerned” when Clinton was in the hotseat?

Because! Well... just.... because!


30 posted on 10/31/2011 10:26:49 AM PDT by samtheman (Newt? Can you do it? Can you repudiate your time on the Pelosi couch?)
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To: US Navy Vet

Who cares what she looks like, she is only doing this because she supports Perry.

She should show all that concern about a Governor who used an Executive Order to force little girls to get a vaccine whether their family wanted it or not.


31 posted on 10/31/2011 10:26:54 AM PDT by dforest
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To: milwguy

I wonder if Penny Nance is related to David Nance, the man behind the HPV mandate in Texas?


32 posted on 10/31/2011 10:28:55 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Cain for President - Because I like the content of his character)
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To: milwguy

I wonder if Penny Nance is related to David Nance, the man behind the HPV mandate in Texas?


33 posted on 10/31/2011 10:29:11 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Cain for President - Because I like the content of his character)
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To: milwguy

Right-leaning women’s group?...What does that mean?...Just slightly to the right of N.O.W.?


34 posted on 10/31/2011 10:29:20 AM PDT by az.b1bbomberfxr
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To: sam_paine

When ever can want to beat his wife he put this song on the tv: http://www.google.com/m/url?client=ms-android-verizon&devlocsession=off&ei=YtmuTuCtEIbmlgfgOg&gl=us&hl=en&q=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v%3DIOSJE7SAGLQ&source=android-browser-type&ved=0CCUQuAIwAw&usg=AFQjCNF8zZkMZFB7A-0_CcCFOdMNWxmZgg


35 posted on 10/31/2011 10:33:06 AM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: milwguy

Resume enhancer.
Plus work was a lot more fun when sexual harrasment was a way of life.


36 posted on 10/31/2011 10:36:19 AM PDT by HotKat
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To: milwguy

Had a 25 year old woman who worked for me once who was on her 4th divorce and was looking for husband number five. Some men vendors told me they would no longer come to the office unless I was there because she was always hitting on them. A new building was under construction and she was constantly hitting on the construction workers.

One day I called her on something she had done wrong and reminded her that she’d been told about it earlier. As I was leaving the office later in the day I said to her “Don’t be talking to those construction workers today. You’re not here to find a husband.”

The next day my boss walked in and placed a paper in front of me and asked me to read it. It was the company policy on sexual harrassment. I read it and said “So?”

He then showed me a letter the woman had faxed to him complaining that I had been talking to her about her dating habits and she considered it sexual harrassment. I blew my top and told them all to stick it and walked out. A week later they figured out that she was lying and asked me to come back. I turned them down. It took them 6 months to get rid of her.


37 posted on 10/31/2011 10:36:33 AM PDT by Terry Mross (Where is the OPPOSITION party? I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: milwguy

The smears began with TWO employees - it has crept up to several and multiple women........???????????????????


38 posted on 10/31/2011 10:38:52 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Cain - touching the better angels of our nature. Newt - knowledge is power.)
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To: Erik Latranyi

Nope...Mrs. Nance is the wife of Will Nance and the mother of two children.


39 posted on 10/31/2011 10:38:58 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: milwguy
CWA president Penny Nance told POLITICO: “I think Herman Cain needs to directly answer the question.”

Herman Cain has directly. Was she not listening or was this story "in the can" so to speak before his Fox News interview this morning?

40 posted on 10/31/2011 10:40:35 AM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: milwguy

Concerned Women for America, the right-leaning women’s group...


This smells like those who are sMITTen.


41 posted on 10/31/2011 10:41:51 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Author of BullionBible.com - Makes You a Precious Metal Expert, Guaranteed.)
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To: Erik Latranyi; indylindy
Add that to this tweet by Perry's Arizona State Organizer from 3 days ago:

Perry supporters are all over the net (here, political forums, Facebook, Twitter) pushing these stories.

Cain volunteers were warned of a smear campaign coming from the Perry camp, twice.

42 posted on 10/31/2011 10:42:06 AM PDT by justsaynomore (Cain 2012 - http://teamcain.hermancain.com)
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To: Erik Latranyi

"Penny! Great job! Karl's going to stop by your office later; I've got Hannity putting you two on his show tonight."

Nance: "Anything to help, Mitt!"


43 posted on 10/31/2011 10:43:34 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: Erik Latranyi
But, Mrs. Nance does seem to have some dislike for Herman Cain...

http://www.cwfa.org/content.asp?id=20680

44 posted on 10/31/2011 10:44:32 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Jane Long
Nope...Mrs. Nance is the wife of Will Nance and the mother of two children.

I can't find a direct connection between them, but that does not mean she is not a sister-in-law to David Nance or something like that.

Regardless, Penny Nance has ties to Rick Perry and was a big supporter prior to his entry into the GOP Primary.

She is not convicted yet, but the circumstantial case is being built.

45 posted on 10/31/2011 10:44:34 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Cain for President - Because I like the content of his character)
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To: milwguy

Just in case you haven’t noticed.

Yesterday it was “two women”, then it became “at least two women”, today it’s morphed to “multiple employees” and now it’s “several women”.


46 posted on 10/31/2011 10:45:07 AM PDT by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~... leaning for Newt 2012..."Save a pretzel for the gas jets.")
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47 posted on 10/31/2011 10:49:30 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: milwguy
“Therefore, I know in a very personal way that sexual harassment exists and that it's demeaning and painful. It should never be tolerated in the workforce and certainly not the White House.”

No sexual harassment in the White House.


48 posted on 10/31/2011 10:50:33 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the Terrorists Savages)
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To: milwguy
It has nothing to do with the facts, it's the seriousness of the charge......................................../s



Sending Cain money now.
49 posted on 10/31/2011 10:53:25 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (A lie told over and over again is still just a lie and the one telling it a liar.)
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To: milwguy

I want to know about those kittens you threw down a well and those puppies you set on fire. Answer that Cain.


50 posted on 10/31/2011 10:53:30 AM PDT by SkyDancer ("If You Don't Like What I Say Or Do, Tough, Deal With It")
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