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Cain accuser drops news conference plan for now
CNN ^ | 11-10-11 | CNN Newswire Staff

Posted on 11/10/2011 2:20:26 PM PST by Driftwood1

(CNN) -- The attorney for a woman who accused presidential hopeful Herman Cain of sexual harassment in the late 1990s said Thursday his client is not prepared to hold a news conference about the allegations until all the other reported victims agree to join her. Joel Bennett said his client, Karen Kraushaar, has tried to reach two other women who also claim they were sexually harassed by Cain during his 1996-99 stint as head of the National Restaurant Association.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cain; hermancain; karenkraushaar; liberalfascism; sharonbialek
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Nobody wants to talk because there is nothing to say, and they dont want to join the absurd circus.
1 posted on 11/10/2011 2:20:30 PM PST by Driftwood1
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To: Driftwood1

“Nobody wants to talk because there is nothing to say, and they dont want to join the absurd circus. “


Nobody wants to talk because there is now the presence of Lin Wood. This little smear attempt is now concluded.


2 posted on 11/10/2011 2:22:24 PM PST by nesnah
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To: Driftwood1

Not to mention a libel suit. This stops right here, right now. Until they try something else.


3 posted on 11/10/2011 2:22:41 PM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Driftwood1
Bennett is a shyster lawyer specializing in baseless claims for money.

Lin Wood is a major leaguer.
4 posted on 11/10/2011 2:22:57 PM PST by over3Owithabrain
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To: Driftwood1

lol. It didnt work out like they wanted it to


5 posted on 11/10/2011 2:23:36 PM PST by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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To: Driftwood1
cainaccuserkk
6 posted on 11/10/2011 2:23:40 PM PST by FrankR (What you resist...PERSISTS!)
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To: SueRae

This is a balloon with air escaping...they’ve got maybe a week to squeeze this out in the media and then the public will lose all interest.


7 posted on 11/10/2011 2:23:40 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: Driftwood1

darn,wanted to see them together.


8 posted on 11/10/2011 2:24:22 PM PST by mdittmar (i)
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To: Driftwood1
Everybody has dirty laundry, these women can make their little claims in the office and no one knows, go public, and someone that knows where your rump warts are may drop a dime on you. They have found that out from buy a lick.
9 posted on 11/10/2011 2:24:30 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: Driftwood1

10 posted on 11/10/2011 2:24:44 PM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: SueRae

The Left and their Rovian accomplices got what they wanted though. Not entirely, of course, like Cain’s head on a platter. But they severely damaged his nomination hopes and forever scarred his name. Scumbag


11 posted on 11/10/2011 2:24:48 PM PST by over3Owithabrain
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To: over3Owithabrain

If Cain wins the nomination they will put out a baseless smear press conference. Any litigation Cain hits them with will be covered under the table by the Obama administration.


12 posted on 11/10/2011 2:25:22 PM PST by bigdirty
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To: pepsionice

Or they are going to troll for more specious claims from disgruntled employees with a grudge.

Office politics is not the same as National Politics - maybe they’ll get a clue!!!!


13 posted on 11/10/2011 2:25:25 PM PST by sodpoodle (Cain - touching the better angels of our nature. Newt - knowledge is power.)
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To: Driftwood1

Its dead, Jim.

The country is not interested in the circus and has moved on.

Their fifteen minutes of fame are over.


14 posted on 11/10/2011 2:25:30 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: nesnah
Think her attorney, Bennett, finally gave her some good advice, “Shut up” because you will be paying Cain by the word. Karen would you like to buy a vowel for $500?
15 posted on 11/10/2011 2:25:36 PM PST by Kozy (Calling Al Gore)
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To: Driftwood1

BOOMSHAKALAKA!


16 posted on 11/10/2011 2:26:01 PM PST by frogjerk (America: Innocent until accused or considered being accused by an anonymous party)
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To: pepsionice

Less than a week. The unfolding Penn State pedophile scandal has blown it completely out of the headlines. If the Israelis attack Iran it won’t make it above the fold of page E-47.


17 posted on 11/10/2011 2:26:10 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Driftwood1

It’s obvious that a press conference would presumably generate a lot of specific questions about what Herman Cain supposedly did to these women and since their stories are pure fabrications, those kinds of questions are unwelcome. Even with nothing but ‘softball’ queries from the media, talking too much might reveal the inevitable inconsistencies in the woman’s stories that Cain’s people and the alternative media would spotlight. Because just making the (false) accusations has done plenty of damage to Cain’s image and thrown the Republicans ‘off-message’, why risk blowing the scam, now? Hence, no press conference now - and probably never.


18 posted on 11/10/2011 2:26:44 PM PST by Jim Scott (on the 'Cain Train')
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To: Driftwood1

And that’s the end of that.


19 posted on 11/10/2011 2:26:49 PM PST by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: Driftwood1

I suspect they are getting the legal advice "This isn't working; it's time to shut up. Losing a slander suit to a presidential front-runner is an expensive hit."


20 posted on 11/10/2011 2:28:07 PM PST by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: over3Owithabrain

Lin Wood is the reason all reporters now say “person of interest” instead of suspect.

The press is terrified of him.

Cain probably picked the best lawyer imaginable to fix this mess.


21 posted on 11/10/2011 2:28:36 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Cain 2012!)
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22 posted on 11/10/2011 2:28:55 PM PST 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: Danae

Gloria Allred doesn’t want to hold a press conference and get in front of the camera.

Tells you all you need to know.


23 posted on 11/10/2011 2:29:26 PM PST by Brookhaven (The media is throwing smoke bombs at Cain and claiming the smoke is proof of fire)
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To: pepsionice

This is a balloon with air escaping...they’ve got maybe a week to squeeze this out in the media and then the public will lose all interest.

lose interest in what ?


24 posted on 11/10/2011 2:30:01 PM PST by molson209
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To: over3Owithabrain

All they have succeeded in doing is in raising Cain’s profile and making him a national figure. They boosted his standing with conservatives.

They should have just ignored his campaign but no they had to pile on.

Liberals did for Cain what he could never have done on his own in ten lifetimes. Now he’s the front-runner for sure.


25 posted on 11/10/2011 2:30:01 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Driftwood1

Goodbye, lying bitches.


26 posted on 11/10/2011 2:30:51 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Driftwood1

She (or her lawyer) is not COMPLETELY stupid despite so much evidence to the contrary.


27 posted on 11/10/2011 2:31:30 PM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: nesnah

Dead on. Lin Wood is not going to let this circus continue for his client. This must go back to Cains philosophy that leadership is picking the right people to work for you.


28 posted on 11/10/2011 2:31:47 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: nesnah

“Nobody wants to talk because there is nothing to say, and they dont want to join the absurd circus. “


Nobody wants to talk because there is now the presence of Lin Wood. This little smear attempt is now concluded.


2 More:

Nobody wants to make unfounded acusations as they now understand that unlike others with an ‘R’ prefix to their name - Mr. Cain isn’t going to put up with this BS. He doens’t plan to fold but rather go all-in. Many of us respect that.

Nobody in the DNC/MSM hit squad wants to continue this smear job because it only has traction with those on the left anyway!


29 posted on 11/10/2011 2:32:33 PM PST by Made In The USA (This post may be recorded for quality purposes.)
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To: Driftwood1

They hope they inflicted terminal damage. If Cain does as well or better, expct these Chicago Obama fans to come forward to try and inflict damage again.


30 posted on 11/10/2011 2:32:43 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Driftwood1

What a defamation of character suit pay off these days?

Good move.


31 posted on 11/10/2011 2:33:01 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: sodpoodle

If anyone else pipes up they need to file a suit immediately and let everyone know they aren’t playing games.


32 posted on 11/10/2011 2:33:42 PM PST by tiki
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Lin Wood

I tuned into Mr. Cain's news conference to late to get the lawyers name, but could tell he was awesome as I listened to him.

When I read his name in this thread, I looked up his bio. These people (and the media) need to think twice before crossing paths with this dude. The reporters may feel they can throw all the mud they want, but their editors should tighten their leashes.

33 posted on 11/10/2011 2:34:41 PM PST by Never on my watch (WTF happened to my country?)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Cain probably picked the best lawyer imaginable to fix this mess.

Ah, the ability to delegate well - very "Presidential" of Cain if you ask me.

34 posted on 11/10/2011 2:35:16 PM PST by ProfoundBabe ("Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other." - OW Holmes)
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To: Driftwood1

They’ve just learned that Herman Cain isn’t your typical milquetoast Republican.


35 posted on 11/10/2011 2:35:20 PM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: Driftwood1

She probably changed her mind after she found out about the voice analyzer software that can be used to detect if one is lying or telling the truth with 95% accuracy.

The same software that showed Herman Cain was telling the truth when he denied the allegations against him at his press conference and showed Bialek was lying at her press conference.


36 posted on 11/10/2011 2:37:11 PM PST by CrosscutSaw
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Gloria came at Cain with small arms fire and Cain retaliated with Napalm


37 posted on 11/10/2011 2:38:51 PM PST by frogjerk (America: Innocent until accused or considered being accused by an anonymous party)
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To: nesnah

Yup lawyer Lin Wood is Herman Cain’s “Equalizer”. He must have been talking to the women’s publicity hound lawyer. These scamster beyotches are out of control, trying to get one over on a guy they don’t happen to like via phoney sexual harassment allegations. Like that Bialick floozy who claimed Herman’s hands got near her genitals (thigh I suppose) during her hot date with him where she was going to try and wheedle a job out of him

And WTF does “inappropriate” mean? These women are the supreme judges of what is inappropriate? Like I said, out of control.


38 posted on 11/10/2011 2:39:39 PM PST by dennisw (I heard the old man laughing. What good is a used up world and how could it be worth having-- Sting)
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To: Driftwood1

“Joel Bennett said his client, Karen Kraushaar, has tried to reach two other women who also claim they were sexually harassed by Cain during his 1996-99 stint as head of the National Restaurant Association.”

IF no one else knows who these other TWO WOMEN were, due to confidentiality claims, then how does KAREN know who they are?

Or do they even exist?


39 posted on 11/10/2011 2:40:03 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: sodpoodle

The problem is the media won’t tell the truth about these women. But if Cain was a democrat, they’d be reporting lies 24/7.

I just hope Allred said “He’s got Lin Woods? Are you kidding me? Ms. Bialek, you’re on your own.”


40 posted on 11/10/2011 2:40:46 PM PST by Terry Mross (Where is the OPPOSITION party? I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: Made In The USA

I respect him too. How many Pubbies are out of office because they cowered before the bullying? One example, Trent Lott, who was drummed out because he said we wouldn’t be in such a boat if Strom Thurmond had been elected president in 1948 and Strom was a Segregationist then.

But Kennedy can let a mistress die, Barney Frank can have a male brothel run out of his senate office...it goes on and on and all they have to do is accuse and heckle and bully a Pubbie and they cave.

Cain should fight with both barrels blaring.


41 posted on 11/10/2011 2:41:01 PM PST by tiki
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To: nesnah

Yes, Mr. Wood, gave the same advice to these women that I did immediately. Having sat as the deciding arbitrator in dozens of these type cases, I cautioned the women coming forward as accusers of Mr. Cain to be very cautious. My experience has taught me that 90% percent of these cases proceed without merit at the direction of a “shyster” attorney. I’ll be quiet, other then to say the attorney Joel Bennett, would not be permitted to defend his client before our board of grievance. No facts, No Hearing. IMHO, if Ms. Bailek has any brains, she will uncouple herself from this farce immediately, for if Lin Wood gets involved and she does have not an absolute airtight case, she will be a poor women for eternity.


42 posted on 11/10/2011 2:41:35 PM PST by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: Driftwood1

A press conference implies questions will be asked. These women have ZERO interest in answering questions. This is all smoke and mirrors, innuendo, unsubstantiated claims etc...that should have been ignored from the get-go until some actual, provable, facts were available.


43 posted on 11/10/2011 2:42:13 PM PST by Personal Responsibility (He's not perfect; no one is. He's a human running for President not Son of God!)
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To: Driftwood1

These bimbos and their lawyers had better watch out. It’s no longer a situation where someone is going to pay them $45,000 just to keep them quiet and avoid legal expenses.


44 posted on 11/10/2011 2:42:21 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: org.whodat

Actually, I think her name should be sell a lick. She does’t offer money. She wants the money given to her.


45 posted on 11/10/2011 2:42:40 PM PST by Terry Mross (Where is the OPPOSITION party? I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: CrosscutSaw
The same software that showed Herman Cain was telling the truth when he denied the allegations against him at his press conference and showed Bialek was lying at her press conference.

While not admissable in court, the risk for taking such a test, especially if you are telling the truth, is pretty high. The fact that he jumped at the occassion as a way to prove his integrity says more about the man than the test results.

46 posted on 11/10/2011 2:44:03 PM PST by Tenacious 1 (Liberals vote like clowns walking thru a minefield, oblivious to the consequences.)
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To: goldstategop

I have been saying the same thing since the first day. His name recognition has gone from around 50% to something surpassing even Mittens. He is an inspirational speaker with an inspirational life. This smear campaign would have brought down almost anyone other than Mr. Cain. The other day I heard Juan Williams defending him. My wife and I heard two old black men at The Old Country Buffet talking about it and they were very worked up. They considered it an assault on all black men. I expect to see a small dip in a few polls and then a steady increase as more and more people start listening to what Mr. Cain has to say.


47 posted on 11/10/2011 2:44:26 PM PST by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: UCANSEE2
If they exist and if Bennett represented them (I read that somewhere) in the NRA ‘agreements’, then he violated the non-disclosure agreement himself. I know, I know - 2 ‘if’ statements... it is a stretch.
48 posted on 11/10/2011 2:45:03 PM PST by Never on my watch (WTF happened to my country?)
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To: Driftwood1

“Nobody wants to talk because there is nothing to say, and they dont want to join the absurd circus. “

Actually, she knows that if she’s part of a large group, she cannot be ‘cross-examined’ - which is why this bimbo won’t go alone. I heard that on Rush or somewhere, and it makes perfect sense.


49 posted on 11/10/2011 2:46:07 PM PST by BobL (Send Rove a Message, VOTE CAIN, no matter what)
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To: tiki

Of course, on difference between Dems and ‘Pubs is that the Dems stand by their own even when they’re in the wrong. ‘Pubs desert their own who run afoul of the MSM even when they’re totally right.


50 posted on 11/10/2011 2:47:22 PM PST by maryz
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