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Former Romney Classmate Describes 'Bullying Supreme' (Mega Liberal Barf Alert!)
Yahoo News ^ | 05/09/12 | David Muir

Posted on 05/11/2012 7:06:40 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway

A high school classmate of presidential candidate Mitt Romney told ABC News today that he considers a particular prank pulled at Michigan's Cranbrook school to be "assault and battery" and that he witnessed Romney hold the scissors to cut the hair of a student who was being physically pinned to the ground by several others. "It's a haunting memory. I think it was for everybody that spoke up about it… because when you see somebody who is simply different taken down that way and is terrified and you see that look in their eye you never forget it. And that was what we all walked away with," said Phillip Maxwell, who is now an attorney and still considers Romney an old friend.

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"It's a haunting memory...?"...WTF?

Please! Does the idiot whack left really want to go down this road?...Lets go into detail then about Obama's drug use. Can the media find some of Obama's old toking buddies and interview them?...What crap!

1 posted on 05/11/2012 7:06:43 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
"It's a haunting memory...?"...WTF?

It's "seared, seared" in his memory.

2 posted on 05/11/2012 7:09:11 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

They do want to go down this road. Because they know full well that they can say whatever they want about Romney, and never mention Obama’s past, and 90% of people are too stupid to notice.


3 posted on 05/11/2012 7:11:10 AM PDT by Celtic Cross (The brain is the weapon; everything else is just accessories. --FReeper Joe Brower)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

So...I’m wondering how this ties into the “victim’s” sister who says this is much ado about nothing?


4 posted on 05/11/2012 7:11:24 AM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

What is so funny here is that I can not remember one thing in my family when anyone talked about the queers..as a matter a fact I never knew what one was at all until I was around 24 yrs old..never heard any mention in school about someone different than myself..I felt like an idiot when I got a note telling me I was sexy and the note came from my assistant then I found out..I remember almost throwing up..thinking about it..


5 posted on 05/11/2012 7:13:12 AM PDT by PLD (It is time the freeloaders leave the white house and go back to the hell hole where they came from..)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Wonder how long that sat on this? Probably a long time to make sure the other republican candidates were out of the race.

more to come to be sure....


6 posted on 05/11/2012 7:13:49 AM PDT by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
because when you see somebody who is simply different taken down that way and is terrified and you see that look in their eye you never forget it.

...this sounds like he is recasting what would have been run-of-the-mill hazing at my school in the mid-70's into some kind of modern hate-crime. We were just being guys - get over it.

7 posted on 05/11/2012 7:14:18 AM PDT by ghost of nixon
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To: dfwgator

Let the whining begin.


8 posted on 05/11/2012 7:14:29 AM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Apparently word hasn’t reached Yahoo that the rest of the MSM is backing away from this ridiculous story as fast as their stubby commie legs can carry them.


9 posted on 05/11/2012 7:15:01 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Hilarious because the alleged perpetrators are now being portrayed as great guys because they have been “haunted” and because they now work on the Obama campaign.

IF these guys are now wonderful individuals, why would they assume Romney is not also a great guy, 50 years later.

Again, I compare this story to the NYT front page accusation that G H Bush was a “war criminal” because his diary said he strafed Japanese on the open sea in WWII.

IF Romney committed an “assault and battery” 50 years ago, which felonies did Obama commit by his own admission? Cocaine is pretty heavy lifting.


10 posted on 05/11/2012 7:15:17 AM PDT by Williams (Nobama)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“said Phillip Maxwell, who is now an attorney and still considers Romney an old friend.”

You’re 15 minutes of useful idiocy are up Phil.


11 posted on 05/11/2012 7:15:35 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (Liberalism: Carrying adolescent values and behavior into adult life.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“”I grew up with him. We were best friends in elementary school. We always remained friends. Mitt is wonderful, very bright, an enormously energetic human being… a friend all my life, but this was a side of him that I hadn’t seen,” said Maxwell.
Maxwell added that he believes this is relevant in a Presidential campaign because it speaks to the “character” of Romney.”

Guy appears to have an agenda. Nonetheless, this was forty + years ago, and there’s no way to prove this ever happened. Even if it did, are we going to judge every adult on the basis of what happened in high school? They appear to really be reaching.


12 posted on 05/11/2012 7:15:37 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: dfwgator

13 posted on 05/11/2012 7:15:54 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Celtic Cross

They can’t say that stuff about Romney, only WE can say that stuff about Romney.


14 posted on 05/11/2012 7:16:11 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Romney as big bad bully! Good luck.

Then again, they sold Obama as a great intellect and uniter. And bully is the new big scary boogeyman for media fed dingbats.

15 posted on 05/11/2012 7:16:20 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
So from this episode, we can conclude that as an instigator by all accounts, Romney displayed extreme leadership abilities.

With respect the obie's admitted two lost years as a stoner, we can conclude he is but a lemming-like follower - a man who is easily manipulated and lead by those much brighter.

16 posted on 05/11/2012 7:16:25 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

The media just wants to turn this election into a new “Mob Wives” TV series because, if the election was about the economy, jobs, healthcare, etc...BamBam couldn’t bring anything to the table.


17 posted on 05/11/2012 7:16:34 AM PDT by moovova (OBAMA: The first US President to come out of the closet.)
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To: skeeter
Apparently word hasn’t reached Yahoo that the rest of the MSM is backing away from this ridiculous story as fast as their stubby commie legs can carry them.

Nobody pays attention to the retraction, the damage is done.

18 posted on 05/11/2012 7:17:08 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Fox just reported that the guy’s family doesn’t support his statement. ie, he’s not ‘factual’.


19 posted on 05/11/2012 7:20:15 AM PDT by sasquatch
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To: dfwgator

If the comments in today’s NYT story on this are any indication, there was no damage to speak of. Everyone is laughing at it.


20 posted on 05/11/2012 7:20:37 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: dead

Exactly, I think they are helping Romney by portraying him as a hard ass.

The current occupant of the White House is the one who sat in the corner high as a kite, watching the assault by “Whitey on Whitey” so he could write about it in his autobiography.

Which one do you want meeting with Putin after the election, the “flexible” pot head, or the kick ass kid?


21 posted on 05/11/2012 7:20:37 AM PDT by Williams (Nobama)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway; LucyT; Fred Nerks

The guy with the “seared memory” needs a haircut. I have some electric sheep shears, no need to dally with scissors.

Maybe followed by the so called torture of water boarding.


22 posted on 05/11/2012 7:21:34 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info....http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

If you’ve seen the video “What does the Easter Bunny do the rest of the year?”

What is Mitt Romney doing when not running for President — KICKING ASS!


23 posted on 05/11/2012 7:22:18 AM PDT by Williams (Nobama)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Don’t tell me. Phil “vote for Bush. Twice! And “served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Navy SEAL sniper”. He’s nothing but an Obamanoid “lawyer”. Go away Phil.


24 posted on 05/11/2012 7:22:29 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life. - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Someone needs to ask David Muir if he ruined the marriage of a local anchorwoman in Syracuse named Carrie Lazarus when he was an intern at the station sometime in the 90’s. It was alleged that he was caught having an affair with her, her marriage was wrecked and she was dropped from the station after many years.


25 posted on 05/11/2012 7:23:45 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Now this is becoming fun. My proposal for Presidential Debate III:

Romney, Obama, and a pair of scissors in the middle. Who walks out with hair?


26 posted on 05/11/2012 7:23:49 AM PDT by Williams (Nobama)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Why didn’t we hear about this during the last election 2008? Let me just in no uncertain terms.... Bull-shytt!


27 posted on 05/11/2012 7:24:03 AM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
This will back fire. Absolutely nothing came out about Obama's past during the election. No interviews with anyone...nothing! Now the lib media goes back 50 years to find this on a candidate running against him?....Just how desperate are they?...BIG TIME DESPERATE!
28 posted on 05/11/2012 7:24:11 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

This is similar to how the corrupt MSM absolutely LOVED John McCain... right up until he was the Republican nominee and then they went for the sleeze in the NYTimes with Cindy’s drug addiction decades earlier.


29 posted on 05/11/2012 7:25:40 AM PDT by Obadiah (Resist we much!)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

But Romeny never ate dog !!


30 posted on 05/11/2012 7:27:14 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

This dedication goes out to pantywaste...
Here are the Eagles and “GET OVER IT!”


31 posted on 05/11/2012 7:27:33 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Obadiah

Just the usual Chicago style political way...Set them up then mow them down.


32 posted on 05/11/2012 7:27:39 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

In high school, I was being taunted by a guy in the locker room. So I jumped him. Unfortunately for me he was a wrestling champ, so he quickly had me in a head lock and extracted the humiliating “uncle”.

Now, I suppose I committed “assault and battery” or maybe he did, certainly he was a “bully” or maybe I tried to be.

Guarantee you this is not “seared” in anyone’s memory 50 years later, and no one is interested in reconstructing possible crimes among high school kids.


33 posted on 05/11/2012 7:28:45 AM PDT by Williams (Nobama)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Ha! What the Obamanoids are doing is so despicably perverse, even the most deceived commoner has to be asking just what the hell it is they are seeing...


34 posted on 05/11/2012 7:30:42 AM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: Williams

The fist fights I saw after school were bloody as hell.


35 posted on 05/11/2012 7:31:11 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I believe Andrew Jackson shot a guy over an insult delivered to one of Andy’s friends. Just saying.

Don’t bring a “seared memory” to a scissor fight.


36 posted on 05/11/2012 7:31:43 AM PDT by Williams (Nobama)
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To: Williams

And that was junior high...


37 posted on 05/11/2012 7:32:38 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: TexasCajun

But Romeny never ate dog !!


But he did give one a ride on the top of his car so he’s not anti-dog.


38 posted on 05/11/2012 7:33:10 AM PDT by deport (.............God Bless Texas............)
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To: headstamp 2

I wouldn’t consider anyone who dredged up stuff that happened 50 years ago and spilled it to the enemy—the DNC and its surrogate—to be a friend. Most likely Maxwell was as much the ringleader in the haircutting event as Romney was.


39 posted on 05/11/2012 7:33:10 AM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Obamanation--the most corrupt regime since Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

How can Romney not remember whether or not he participated in an assault with scissors? I can clearly recall that I have never assaulted anyone with scissors.

Romney just isn’t honest. And, it is his flexible relationship with the truth that enables him to so regularly change his positions.

He’s not telling you this year that he’s pro-abortion, pro-homosexual, pro-contraceptives and anti-military because this year he wants to be president.

He is genuinely pro-dishonesty.


40 posted on 05/11/2012 7:35:04 AM PDT by Tau Food (I am not a Romney Republican.)
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To: Williams
If I were advising Romney...He would be wearing a pair of scissors around his neck until the election. New campaign slogan: "Who would you rather carry the scissors in the White House?"
41 posted on 05/11/2012 7:36:36 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Williams
Exactly, I think they are helping Romney by portraying him as a hard ass.

A hard ass, the "kick ass kid" is the conservative teen that witnessing something like this, would have intervened and kicked the bully's tail and would have been willing to face down his little posse.

42 posted on 05/11/2012 7:36:47 AM PDT by ansel12 ( Obama, Romney,"Eurasia" "Eastasia" "Oceania" I can't keep up with the players anymore.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Oh for heaven’s sake. Yeah, it was wrong, but he was a KID at the time. (Do they really expect us to believe that Obama did nothing wrong as a kid? Yeah, right.)


43 posted on 05/11/2012 7:36:53 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Candor7
Taking the sheep sheers to hippies was an honored tradition in certain parts of the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains states back in that era.

My favorite story of such incidents came from a military buddy of mine who grew up on the Wind River Reservation near Riverton, Wyoming. A popular sport for male bonding of the local cowboys and Indians was to go into town on a Saturday night, lasso longhairs and give them the sheep sheer treatment. Sometimes it was fueled by alcohol, sometimes it was just for fun.

The local law enforcement people were very worried once when a gang of motorcycle hippies from Denver threatened to ride up one summer night and teach the whole town a lesson.

The local cowboys and Indians were waiting for them and a fight ensured. There were no injuries beyond a few scratches and bruises, but the final outcome was one broken storefront window and a motorcycle gang of newly minted short-haired hippies limping out of town southbound on highway #789 to the raucous singing of a combined cowboy and Indian chorus.

Shearing hippies was evidently a fairly popular pass time in that era, especially in Rocky Mountain ranching towns.

44 posted on 05/11/2012 7:37:00 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: PLD

***as a matter a fact I never knew what one was at all until I was around 24 yrs old.***

Same here! I often heard the term and thought it was just someone weird.

It wasn’t till I got in the military (Served KP one day at the outprocessing homo barracks at Lackland AFB) that I was told what they were. I was so ignorant of it that I could not believe such a thing could be and said to myself, “NO! That is just not right! Not Natural!”

Since that time I have noticed little homo jokes in the last 80 years of movies.

The Maltese Falcon(Peter Lorie and his cane)

The Phantom President (Ah, a sunflower! Swish sister swish!-Jimmy Durante)

Wizard of Oz (I’m just a dandylion!-Burt Lahr)

Ivanhoe (Master, I heard there were Normans in the castle so I went to lock up my wife, and she locked ME up instead!-Wamba the Fool)

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE WC Fields in china “Where am I?”

Hotel Proprieter-”Wo Hoo”

Fields: (looking at the flower in his own lapel, grabs it and throws it away) “Don’t let the daisy fool you my friend!”


45 posted on 05/11/2012 7:39:39 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Just how desperate are they?

Rasmussen : Romney 50%, Obama 43%

That kind of headline is causing sheer panic inside the WH, inside the DNC HQ, and inside the press rooms of the MSM.

They need more dirt, even if they have to manufacture it.
46 posted on 05/11/2012 7:41:11 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

ROTFLMMFAO!!!

You know whose hair I’d really like to cut off?

Justin Beiber!

God, please grant me this one dream PLEASE!


47 posted on 05/11/2012 7:42:28 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: sasquatch
OK, it time for the opposition research people to dig into Maxwell's background and see what pearls of wisdom and recent funding are buried there.
48 posted on 05/11/2012 7:43:03 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: ansel12

lol Obi Wan has taught you well now release your anger. Only your hatred can destroy Mitt Romney.

Yes it’s all very interesting, in my view of things, if this incident occurred as reported (big if) Romney ranged from a wise ass to an all out A-hole.

However, it is difficult to assess where people stand 50 years later based on stuff they did in high school. As I already pointed out, why are the co-bullies now all wonderful sensitive guys, yet we are to assume that 50 years later Romney is not a better man?

Answer: Because they support Obama and Romney is running against Obama.

And as for my observation, yes many people view Romney as wimpy but this incident will lead many to believe he was a tough guy in high school.


49 posted on 05/11/2012 7:43:16 AM PDT by Williams (Nobama)
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To: Vigilanteman
Democratic Party falls on the scissors...
50 posted on 05/11/2012 7:45:06 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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