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Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop On Cain (state-controlled media doubles-down)
ABC News ^ | November 2, 2011 | MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER

Posted on 11/02/2011 8:47:37 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum

Is there another shoe? If so, how big? And how hard might it come down on Herman Cain, who so far, has managed to deflect — albeit awkwardly — the allegations of sexual harassment swirling around him this week?

“She’s been very upset about this since the story broke last Sunday because Mr. Cain has been giving the impression she came out and made false allegations,” Joel Bennett, the lawyer for one of Cain’s accusers said in an interview on CNN last night. “That’s certainly not true and she’s still deciding once we hear from the Restaurant Association what she’ll do — if they’ll waive the confidentiality. Until they do that, she’s not going to speak out.”

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cain; cainscandals; hermancain; hightechlynching; msm; sexualharassment
The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.
1 posted on 11/02/2011 8:47:40 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

The Journolisters are working overtime this time around.


2 posted on 11/02/2011 8:50:51 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

they used this same technique in Kansas to try to take down our A.G. several years ago. There had been a confidential settlement, the press goaded him into acknowledging it, the woman was used to allege that he broke the terms of the deal. He was re-elected and we wised up a little more.


3 posted on 11/02/2011 8:51:05 AM PDT by Kanzan
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4 posted on 11/02/2011 8:52:00 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (Stay involved..because stupid people are running America! - Herman Cain - Amen!!!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
"Until they do that, she’s not going to speak out.”

Ummm, she's NOT allowed to speak out.

5 posted on 11/02/2011 8:53:35 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (Stay involved..because stupid people are running America! - Herman Cain - Amen!!!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Okay so let me understand all this, Politico puts out a story with secret sources knowingly. Cain cant say anything because of an agreement and the ladies cant say anything because of an agreement. What the hell were people supposed to do? Believe Politico as truth and Cain is in a sexual allegation claim.


6 posted on 11/02/2011 8:53:54 AM PDT by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; GoCards; MestaMachine; NoGrayZone

Which rival campaign leaked to politico?

BOR and Monica Crowley know.

I want to know too.

Don’t y’all?


7 posted on 11/02/2011 8:57:29 AM PDT by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Any day now Gloria Alred (sp?) will come on TV with a tearful accuser saying she’s been wronged. After all is said and done she will disappear never to be heard from again. Isn’t that the typical Dem smear pattern?


8 posted on 11/02/2011 8:58:47 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: GoCards

You have to admit it is a great way to start a conspiracy. It is like the UFO stories where all of the people who supposedly know the truth are conveniently dead so that they can neither confirm or deny the allegations.


9 posted on 11/02/2011 8:58:58 AM PDT by kosciusko51
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.
That is an excellent line. Maybe one of the best one-liners ever posted in FR.
10 posted on 11/02/2011 8:59:39 AM PDT by samtheman (Newt, can you refute... global warming? You really have to do that.)
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To: onyx

The “word” is that it was leaked by a former official of the NRA. I call BS.


11 posted on 11/02/2011 8:59:49 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

>> Is there another shoe? If so, how big? And how hard might it come down on Herman Cain...

Is there another monkey in my butt? If so, how big? And how fast might it fly out once it emerges and its wings dry?

THIS IS NEWS??!? BS. These media assclowns have utterly NO shame, do they?


12 posted on 11/02/2011 9:01:11 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I supposed Anita Hill's handler are busy grooming this lady. Are we going to hear about public hairs on coke cans? That is the worst Anita could come up with.

Anybody who has worked in an office knows that there are always the disgruntled drama queens. In my company they usually just head off on stress disability. It is a racket and yes I am a woman who knows the difference between sexual harassment and offhand remarks.

13 posted on 11/02/2011 9:01:15 AM PDT by w1andsodidwe (Barrak has now won the contest. He is even worse than Jimmah.)
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To: marstegreg
Any day now Gloria Alred (sp?) will come on TV with a tearful accuser saying she’s been wronged.
You just ruined my day.
14 posted on 11/02/2011 9:01:23 AM PDT by samtheman (Newt, can you refute... global warming? You really have to do that.)
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To: onyx

I would love to know. I suspect mittens, but that is purely based on my dislike for him, nothing else (the only thing I like about him is his hair and he is handsome).

I see him as a sleazy car salesman. So it would not surprise me one bit, since Cain is beating his a$$, that it is he who leaked it.


15 posted on 11/02/2011 9:03:11 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (Stay involved..because stupid people are running America! - Herman Cain - Amen!!!)
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To: NoGrayZone

If she wanted to speak up, she would have done so already.

The payouts from tabloids and daytime TV programs would more than offset the amount of the settlement she’d have to return.

She wants to remain anonymous for a reason. Her background is probably filled with episodes of skankery that would make Madonna blush.


16 posted on 11/02/2011 9:03:31 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

If a youtube suddenly appears showing Cain beating Michelle Obama with a baseball bat, it will only make me donate more to his campaign.


17 posted on 11/02/2011 9:04:46 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Occupy is the DNC's use of children,indigent & infirm to push back TeaParty calls for smaller gov't)
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To: Genoa

Where did you hear that?


18 posted on 11/02/2011 9:05:10 AM PDT by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

After Bill Clinton did ALL that he did and stayed in the honorable position as leader of our great country, I don’t care where anyone puts his hoo-hah, or his hands or what he said to someone years ago-....(supposedly).

Things have changed and the Demoncratz changed the rules.Those things don’t matter anymore, per “them”.

Show me a video as proof of him doing something illegal and then I might take a look.

Do these “journalists” really expect us to respect their “reporting” and believe them?

They can drop a whole store full of shoes on me, but they can’t MAKE them FIT.

Mrs CT Hillbilly


19 posted on 11/02/2011 9:07:11 AM PDT by CT Hillbilly (Thoughts=Words=Actions=Destiny)
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To: GoCards

Exactly - with such sketchy details Politico can put in all kinds of innuendo like “settlement” as in legal action rather than severance pay which is what actually occured.


20 posted on 11/02/2011 9:07:32 AM PDT by justsaynomore (Cain 2012 - http://teamcain.hermancain.com)
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To: NoGrayZone

Only Santorum has said that Cain needs to explain. ???
Craig Crawford told Imus yesterday that he thought it came from Perry’s campaign. People here think it came from Rove and that makes sense. I have no idea, but I hope it’s from Romney.


21 posted on 11/02/2011 9:08:08 AM PDT by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: Genoa
That is National Restaurant Association a bit confusing if you just see NRA.
22 posted on 11/02/2011 9:10:25 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: onyx

See reply 22


23 posted on 11/02/2011 9:11:59 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Think of attorney Joel Bennett and hatchet man John Podesta as soul brothers. Catch photo of attroney Joel Bennett smooching with John Podesta!!! Folks, this attack comes directly form POTUS Barack Hussein Obama and Podesta is the hit man!!! Any Republican, including Romney, who I cannot stand, would have to be crazy to promote this attack on Herman Cain!!!


24 posted on 11/02/2011 9:13:05 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: boomop1; onyx

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2801141/posts


25 posted on 11/02/2011 9:13:18 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: samtheman

seen it all at my office. I can’t say a thing to the drama queens at my office, who come to work dressed very provocatively. they can make any kind of statement that they want to the men around here... and I agree, these are the people who go out on workers comp or disability, for years at a time.. they work and game the system.


26 posted on 11/02/2011 9:16:55 AM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: marstegreg
Isn’t that the typical Dem smear pattern?

Absolutely!

And if she had come out and smeared a DEM candidate, she would be Willy-ed, Jones-ed, Tripp-ed, and Broaddrick-ed as a stalking, nympho infatuated with the candidate by every news break on the radio and TV.

27 posted on 11/02/2011 9:17:34 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Idi Obama = Just your everyday, ordinary, 3rd World Dictator)
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To: onyx
Former President of National Restaurant Association has Ties to the Mitt Romney Campaign
28 posted on 11/02/2011 9:18:10 AM PDT by alicewonders
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
ABC the democRat sycophants.
29 posted on 11/02/2011 9:18:16 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: onyx; Genoa

cnn is the source on this FR thread.


Cain Accuser’s Lawyer Said Case “Leaked to Politico by a Board Member of Natl Restaurant Assoc”
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2801141/posts


30 posted on 11/02/2011 9:18:37 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: onyx

I hope it’s mittens as well. He has no morales, no ethics, nothing. He goes where the “wind” blows him.

I don’t like him. If he is forced to be our nom, I’m going to have to insist upon a 3rd party.

If our country needs to be destroyed, in order to rebuild it back to it’s original beauty, so be it.


31 posted on 11/02/2011 9:20:24 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (Stay involved..because stupid people are running America! - Herman Cain - Amen!!!)
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To: onyx

“BOR and Monica Crowley know”

They do? Did they show proof?


32 posted on 11/02/2011 9:20:24 AM PDT by Palladin (Cain/Rubio)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; NoGrayZone
POST #36
33 posted on 11/02/2011 9:28:27 AM PDT by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

amen.


34 posted on 11/02/2011 9:30:02 AM PDT by ken21
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To: N. Theknow

And if she had come out and smeared a DEM candidate, she would be Willy-ed, Jones-ed, Tripp-ed, and Broaddrick-ed as a stalking, nympho infatuated with the candidate by every news break on the radio and TV.

People are realizing is how long the media has been playing us! Looking back, I can’t believe we accepted their crap as news and fact. no more.


35 posted on 11/02/2011 9:31:08 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
I agree! I think this smear attack on Cain is from one or more of 0dumb0's surrogates, hoping to take down Hermann Cain before he wins the Repub presidential nomination and therefore the dems & 0dumb0 would be forced to confront a conservative black candidate for president. It would devastate the demTurd's strategy of using racism as their response to any attacks on 0dumb0.

Unfortunately the Repub elitists & insiders (Bushites, Rove, etc) would rather run a RINO candidate and lose to 0dumb0 rather than endorse a conservative candidate, black or white.

36 posted on 11/02/2011 9:32:06 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: samtheman

You just ruined my day.

:( sorry


37 posted on 11/02/2011 9:32:31 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: onyx
"and forge closer relationships with the more moderate Democrats."

ANYONE trying forge ANY relationship with the DEMONrats shall go down.

38 posted on 11/02/2011 9:33:09 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (Stay involved..because stupid people are running America! - Herman Cain - Amen!!!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Good assessment - I have to agree with you.

I think the best strategy for the Cain camp is to begin a widespread campaign to ridicule the accusers (liberal press, not the alleged victims)by making the ridiculous nature of their claims the issue rather than letting the claims themselves be an issue.

The best way to do this is for the grassroots supporters to begin highlighting the absurdity of this attack

For an example of this please see my comment #31 on This Thread

In essence, we make a joke out of this whole thing, with the people behind these smears as the butt of the joke.

39 posted on 11/02/2011 9:38:55 AM PDT by mr_griz
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To: onyx

But you have to love the simplicity.

1. Cain follows the gag order and doesn’t speak, the story stays alive for days or weeks because he continues to “no comment.”
2. Cain answers questions, the lawyers get the plaintiff released from the gag order, she talks: lather, rinse, repeat.

Cain hasn’t made any of this easier on himself to be sure, but whoever did leak this is something of an evil genius.


40 posted on 11/02/2011 9:49:12 AM PDT by Sursam Abordine
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
“She’s been very upset about this since the story broke last Sunday because Mr. Cain has been giving the impression she came out and made false allegations,”

Nobody knows who "she" is - she is forbidden from disclosing. Since the story is out, it would see "she" has already broken her pledge and should forfeit the sum paid, plus damages and interest.

41 posted on 11/02/2011 9:50:00 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Chuzzlewit

From my experience: since the “Peyton Place” environment in the 70s to the present day - women have acheived income and power parity. No wiggle room to claim sexist bias for failure to succeed - so drama queens resort to claiming sexual overtures. Especially the incompetent who can’t get ahead with hard work and ability.

As for the exhibitionists; provocative clothing should be considered ‘sexually inappropriate’ if it causes an embarrassing, hostile/disruptive environment for other men and women.

If a company wants to avoid nuisance lawsuits they should clearly spell out dress and language codes - while on the clock and on the premises. The immature need guidelines and boundaries; adults don’t.

After work - you are on your own time!


42 posted on 11/02/2011 9:54:20 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Cain - touching the better angels of our nature. Newt - knowledge is power.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Waiting for the other shoe to drop on Cain

Actually it is waiting to see what other mud that the MSMs (and Rove) will try to throw at him.
Its amazing how they've come unglued in the last week. They seem to be terrified of Mr. Cain and are throwing everything at him that they can come up with (true, imagined, or exaggerated)...

Same reaction that they had against Sarah Palin. Conservative women and Conservative black men aren't allowed. Women and blacks must stay on the Democrat plantation - and those that leave must be made an example. Besides that you have the general marxism vs Capitalism, and atheists vs. Christian, theme also going on. The Media is unglued - and they are doing all they can to stop Mr. Cain.

43 posted on 11/02/2011 9:54:43 AM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Wisdom is only in ignoring them. The hours of my day are too precious to me to include the reading of lies. Herman Cain is my candidate and Herman Cain ill always be my candidate.


44 posted on 11/02/2011 10:21:49 AM PDT by Paperdoll ( I like Herman Cain)
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To: NoGrayZone
Ummm, she's NOT allowed to speak out...

Sonebody has, and I'm reasonably sure it wasn't Cain. It doesn't take a genius to conclude she's the source of the kerfluffle.

46 posted on 11/02/2011 11:27:36 AM PDT by gogeo
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To: gogeo

So if it was she who violated the confidentiality agreement, can we throw her in jail? Can they get their money back?

I have no idea what happens in that situation.


47 posted on 11/02/2011 11:30:21 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (Stay involved..because stupid people are running America! - Herman Cain - Amen!!!)
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To: Chuzzlewit

Any new chick that comes into our office would most probably be “offended” at our joking with the boss.

We are SO politically incorrect, but it makes us laugh our butts off.

But since we know this, we keep it silent, amongst the few who actually have a sense of humor.


48 posted on 11/02/2011 11:37:51 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (Stay involved..because stupid people are running America! - Herman Cain - Amen!!!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
episodes of skankery

Nice phrase.

49 posted on 11/02/2011 12:13:06 PM PDT by j_tull (I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.)
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