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Posted on 11/10/2011 10:34:02 AM PST by Fred

Washington (CNN) - Herman Cain accuser Karen Kraushaar is "not considering a press conference" if only she and the other named accuser, Sharon Bialek, are willing to participate, according to a source close to Kraushaar.

"She still would like to have a press conference with all four women" who have accused Cain of sexual harassment, the source said, but it has not yet come together.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: allred; cain; dnccanesblacks; dnccanescain; dnchit; hightechlynching; karenkraushaar; kraushaar; sharonbialek; theview
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1 posted on 11/10/2011 10:34:03 AM PST by Fred
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To: Fred

Translation: $$$ offered isn’t big enough..


2 posted on 11/10/2011 10:36:39 AM PST by ken5050 (Cain/Gingrich 2012!!! because sharing a couch with Pelosi is NOT the same as sharing a bed with her)
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To: Fred

—”She still would like to have a press conference with all four women” who have accused Cain of sexual harassment, the source said, but it has not yet come together.—

What “four women”. I know of only one, Bialek. Even Kraushaar doesn’t count until I see her actual accusations against Cain.


3 posted on 11/10/2011 10:36:43 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Fred
Woman is a sex pervert idiot, she has lots to lose and nothing to gain.
4 posted on 11/10/2011 10:37:53 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: cuban leaf

And I have seen speculation that Bialek is in fact both numbers 2 and 4.


5 posted on 11/10/2011 10:38:19 AM PST by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Fred

FAIL!

She’s a serial harassment filer.

I’m convinced that claims filed against Cain at the NRA were Democrat retaliation for his embarrassing Bill Clinton on national TV during the HillaryCare debate.

Now that Cain is running for president, they’ve dug up those complaints, and added a new one, David Axelrod’s ex-neighbor, the thrice-bankrupt Sharon Bialek.

Can’t stop the Cain Train. All aboard!


6 posted on 11/10/2011 10:38:30 AM PST by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: Fred

They needed that press conference to happen yesterday. It didn’t and now they’ve lost the news cycle.


7 posted on 11/10/2011 10:38:59 AM PST by perfect_rovian_storm (Perry's idea of border control: Use both hands to welcome the illegals right in.)
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To: Fred

Of course not, because she wants the visual four women up there. It looks terrible regardless of whether their stories actually are true. Pure shadow games orchestrated by the Dems.


8 posted on 11/10/2011 10:39:03 AM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: Fred
"She still would like to have a press conference with all four women"

There are only 3 women.

One of the "accusors" hasn't accused Cain of anything other than eating dinner, where she said "nothing inappropriate happened".

So that leaves 3.

We're not even sure one of those exists. The original Politico story talked about two anonymous women that were harassed at the NRA, but only one has come forward. The other has not come forward, made any type of statement, and remains completly anonymous. Other than the original Politico story (which was lightly sourced), we have no evidence she even exists.

If she doesn't exist, that leaves 2.

9 posted on 11/10/2011 10:39:59 AM PST by Brookhaven (The media is throwing smoke bombs at Cain and claiming the smoke is proof of fire)
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To: Fred
Four women sitting around dissing a man? We already have that. It's called The View.
10 posted on 11/10/2011 10:40:08 AM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm
they’ve lost the news cycle.

Exactly! They feel it slipping away, so they're using the old salesman tactic called "The Takeaway".

11 posted on 11/10/2011 10:40:52 AM PST by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: ken5050

I think it’s just a matter of needing more time to get everything set up. A lot more time, you know how things are. Right now it’s looking like about 9 months before her schedule opens up. Perhaps next October?


12 posted on 11/10/2011 10:41:06 AM PST by TennesseeProfessor
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To: Fred

Of course not..............yet. Anything to keep this in the news cycle.


13 posted on 11/10/2011 10:41:24 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Fred

Lol, she’s hoping the other two might not be such obvious and easily discredited nutcases with checkered pasts.


14 posted on 11/10/2011 10:41:38 AM PST by Will88
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To: Fred

These Bimbos want the wrong court because it only costs them a hew hair do and extra heavy pancake makeup. If they insist on pursuing this, let them take Herman Cain to court. Believe mje me, he would have a far easier time of coming up with character witnesses than they would!


15 posted on 11/10/2011 10:43:19 AM PST by Paperdoll (I like Herman Cain)
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To: Fred

And then MJr. Cain should sue Politico for everything they have!


16 posted on 11/10/2011 10:46:25 AM PST by Paperdoll (I like Herman Cain)
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To: JennysCool
Four women sitting around dissing a man? We already have that. It's called The View.

Hee hee...The Spew on The View.

If they hurry and work this right, they may be able to go on the Christmas tour with the Radio City Rockettes.

17 posted on 11/10/2011 10:46:31 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Fred

And then MJr. Cain should sue Politico for everything they have!


18 posted on 11/10/2011 10:46:36 AM PST by Paperdoll (I like Herman Cain)
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To: Genoa
And I have seen speculation that Bialek is in fact both numbers 2 and 4.

Speculation? Cain harrasses two separate "Sharons from Chicago"? What are the odds?

19 posted on 11/10/2011 10:46:49 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (New gets old. Steampunk is always cool)
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To: Fred

She’s probably horrified that she isn’t being portrayed in the press as an utterly sympathetic victim. In fact she looks pretty bad at this point, with the revelations about her serial complaint filing and absurd demands.


20 posted on 11/10/2011 10:47:11 AM PST by freespirited
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To: JennysCool
Four women sitting around dissing a man? We already have that. It's called The View.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAAAA!!!!!!! Post of the day.

As posted by another Freeper, the news cycle is over, and tomorrow's a federal holiday.

21 posted on 11/10/2011 10:47:38 AM PST by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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To: cuban leaf

I agree. I can only find two women who are substantiated to exist - Kraushaar and Buyalick. If the NRA ever confirmed that there were actually two complaints involving Mr. Cain during his tenure with the Association, I’ve been unable to find that statement. It may exist, but I can’t find it.

Herman says he only remembers one complainant: Kraushaar.

I’m not counting the one complaining about the $400 bottle of wine, but I think CNN is. That’s hysterical.


22 posted on 11/10/2011 10:50:49 AM PST by lonevoice (The Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers, impeach we much. We will much about that be committed.)
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To: Paperdoll

Rove and Co. probably told them to wait until Herman Cain wins the nomination at this point. They’ll need to give Obama a hand when the real fight comes around.


23 posted on 11/10/2011 10:51:23 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: Retired Greyhound

Yes this is the pone who files a sexual harassment suit against another boss for forwarding an email joke.


24 posted on 11/10/2011 10:52:52 AM PST by chris_bdba
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To: ken5050
Actually it supports my theory thad Karen didnt want to look like either the "nuttiest" or "sluttiest". She looked like being an a win even with only Sharon up there with her.

Until details of her complaint about a "sexually explict e-mail" (aka mild internets humour) came out. Now Sharon doesn't look like the nuttiest. Hence cold feet.

25 posted on 11/10/2011 10:52:54 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (New gets old. Steampunk is always cool)
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To: cuban leaf

“Mom, you have to do the right thing. I think you need to tell on him.’”
http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9QT89081.htm

Does anyone know a 13 year old who still uses the term - “tell on him”?

BIALEK: Absolutely. He’s the love of my life. And the most important thing in the world to me. And — but you know, on the other hand, I want him to know that his mommy did something good for women...
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1111/07/pmt.01.html

Does a mother of a 13 year old still refer to herself as “Mommy”

I know this isn’t much, but this is one of many things that tells me this woman is so full of it.


26 posted on 11/10/2011 10:54:16 AM PST by PizzaTheHut
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To: Fred

4 X 0 = 0


27 posted on 11/10/2011 10:54:27 AM PST by Pietro
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To: JennysCool

lol may I quote you on that


28 posted on 11/10/2011 10:55:06 AM PST by Fred (no job no house no gas no food no problem Obama 2012)
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To: Fred

Good idea. I’d like to see all 3-5 of their faces as well.

For one thing, we would have a more accurate count.

For another, seeing the one accuser’s press conference was remarkably instructive re: who to believe.


29 posted on 11/10/2011 10:57:12 AM PST by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Fred
"There's safety in numbers." It's like a liars club meeting!

She's psychologically trying to hide "for some reason." What's inside will show on the outside.
I believe she feels if people really looks at her, they'll see her lies. She knows her story is coming unraveled, and I think the left is ready to give it up, too, because their trick is helping Cain much more than hurting him.

She's going to be left standing naked by those who pushed her out there. It's her own fault.

30 posted on 11/10/2011 10:59:12 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: PizzaTheHut

The kid probably told her to get a FRIGGIN Job.


31 posted on 11/10/2011 11:00:35 AM PST by Fred (no job no house no gas no food no problem Obama 2012)
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To: JennysCool
Four women sitting around dissing a man? We already have that. It's called The View.

(snort!)
32 posted on 11/10/2011 11:00:49 AM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: concerned about politics

It is because of this man Lin Wood. The attys for the accusers are insects compared to this guy.


33 posted on 11/10/2011 11:02:16 AM PST by Fred (no job no house no gas no food no problem Obama 2012)
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To: chris_bdba
Yes this is the one who files a sexual harassment suit against another boss for forwarding an email joke.

Yep...I had a gut feeling this combo-presser would never come off. Especially win Herman brought an adult attorney (Lin Woods) into the game. Let's face it - all they have is Kuckoo Sharon and here 9 jobs and 2 bankruptcies in the last decade, Kraushaar the serial complaint filer...and Winnie the Wino who is just mad at the bill. I really hope people continue to investigate this deal and get to the bottom of the whole thing. These women deserve to be fully outed as the scheming trash they are.
34 posted on 11/10/2011 11:02:42 AM PST by DJlaysitup
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To: JennysCool

ROFL! Good one!!


35 posted on 11/10/2011 11:04:18 AM PST by Palladin (Where is Ray Gricar?)
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To: lonevoice

“I’m not counting the one complaining about the $400 bottle of wine, but I think CNN is. That’s hysterical.”

I’m just wondering about that story, if there is any truth in it at all. I just wonder if these three women somehow managed to go out to dinner with Cain and, as people often do when on the “company dime”, decided the sky was the limit. When they started ordering $400 bottles of wine, Cain quietly slipped away with that smirk on his face.

Then they were mad.

If there’s any truth to the story.


36 posted on 11/10/2011 11:04:20 AM PST by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: PizzaTheHut

If her claims against Cain are true, and she loves her son so much, how could her son even know about them?


37 posted on 11/10/2011 11:04:46 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Fred
From opensecrets.org.:

KRAUSHAAR, KAREN

GERMANTOWN,MD 20874

U.S. TREASURY/PUBLIC AFFAIRS

1/11/09 $250. DNC Services Corp (D)

http://www.opensecrets.org/indivs/search.php?name=Kraushaar&state=&zip=&employ=&cand=&c2012=Y&c2010=Y&c2008=Y&sort=N&capcode=wvxxs&submit=Submit+your+Donor+Query

38 posted on 11/10/2011 11:05:26 AM PST 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: chris_bdba

Doesn’t she work for IRS/Treasure Dept? Doesn’t Cain want to get rid of it or downsize it - not needed w/his tax plan? LOL! Out of work - now she’ll be calling him for a job and around the circle we go.


39 posted on 11/10/2011 11:06:07 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Fred
It is because of this man Lin Wood. The attys for the accusers are insects compared to this guy.

Ohhhhhhhhh. A hot shot Libel Lawyer! Man, Cain is smart. I'm glad he's on our side.

40 posted on 11/10/2011 11:07:19 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Fred

The woman is a coward. She is used to filing her little complaints behind peoples backs.

Now that she has to get out there and justify her BS, she is too much of a coward.

She knows she will be a laughingstock.

She wants Bialek there because it would make her stupid claims seem more severe.

Bialek already did her job. Picked up her money and she is on down the pike.


41 posted on 11/10/2011 11:10:36 AM PST by dforest
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Karen Kraushaar, Herman Cain Accuser, Filed Complaint At Next Job

Two former supervisors say Karen Kraushaar initially demanded a settlement of thousands of dollars, a promotion on the federal pay scale, reinstated leave time and a one-year fellowship to Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

The complaint also cited as objectionable an email that a manager had circulated comparing computers to men and women, a former supervisor said. The complaint contended that the email, based on humor widely circulated on the Internet, was sexually explicit, according to the supervisor, who did not have a copy of the email.

42 posted on 11/10/2011 11:15:32 AM PST 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: JennysCool

Four women sitting around dissing a man? We already have that. It’s called The View.

that’s great! ping!


43 posted on 11/10/2011 11:18:13 AM PST by 2nd Amendment
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To: Fred

Of course!

Thanks, y’all!


44 posted on 11/10/2011 11:22:49 AM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Fred

Doesn’t go to the bathroom by herself either, I bet.


45 posted on 11/10/2011 11:33:00 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (Cain = National Sales Tax; Perry = Amnesty for Illegals; Romney = Obamacare forever. Who's left?)
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To: Fred; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; NFHale; ...
RE :"Washington (CNN) - Herman Cain accuser Karen Kraushaar is "not considering a press conference" if only she and the other named accuser, Sharon Bialek, are willing to participate, according to a source close to Kraushaar."

Smart woman.

Getting up on stage alone with Bialek and Allred would be akin to dancing around with a clown outfit on.
The only thing worse looking for her would be if Nicky showed up too. But hey, it made headlines (about nothing) for a couple of news cycles. "Answer THAT Herman"

46 posted on 11/10/2011 11:42:01 AM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: sickoflibs

Perhaps this whole sordid affair will soon peter out.


47 posted on 11/10/2011 11:47:02 AM PST by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned.)
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To: Genoa
And I have seen speculation that Bialek is in fact both numbers 2 and 4.

All of these women have multiple personalities, meaning that Cain could have up to 45 accusers...
48 posted on 11/10/2011 11:47:02 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Fred

Well, who is surprised by this? Hopefully the story will now be allowed to fall apart and drift away. Possibly the only good thing to come out of the PSU pedophile scandal.


49 posted on 11/10/2011 12:05:38 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: Brookhaven

This is where it gets confusing.

Politico describes Kraushaar as Woman #2.

The information about the other woman in the Politico story didn’t even come from her - it came from another source-

“POLITICO initially reached the woman on the phone about two weeks ago, when she declined to comment, and has not been able to reach her since then.”

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/67581_Page2.html#ixzz1dKcYqt3U
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/67581_Page2.html

(many have linked this source as Perry pollster Chris Wilson because that account fits his. However, his story has already been debunked by someone else who was at the same event. Wilson, has a history of dirty politics - kokomotribune.com/local/x627656366/Consultant-in-Kokomo-push-poll-resurfaces/print )


50 posted on 11/10/2011 12:14:44 PM PST by justsaynomore (http://teamcain.hermancain.com - http://www.meetup.com/HermanCain/)
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