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Harry Reidís Financial McCarthyism: ĎI Donít Think the Burden Should Be on Meí
The Other Mccain ^ | July 2, 2012 | Mccain

Posted on 08/02/2012 3:54:19 PM PDT by lbryce

The top Senate Democrat evidently believes he can make outrageous accusations based on anonymous secondhand “sources” and then require the accused to disprove his accusations:

Earlier this week, Harry Reid revealed why Mitt Romney is refusing to release more tax returns: He didn’t pay taxes for an entire decade! It almost sounds too crazy to be true, and in fact, Reid is “not certain” that it isn’t a total lie. However, he is sure of one thing: “I am not basing this on some figment of my imagination,” Reid told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “I have had a number of people tell me that.” So we aren’t talking about just one anonymous Bain investor, but several people who have seemingly only shared this story with Reid. In an interview with Nevada reporters on Wednesday, Reid refused to name his sources or back down on his accusation. “I don’t think the burden should be on me,” he said. “The burden should be on him. He’s the one I’ve alleged has not paid any taxes. Why didn’t he release his tax returns?”

This is preposterous and I feel compelled to offer an apology for using the term “McCarthyism” to describe Reid’s tactics, given that Sen. Joe McCarthy was an American patriot who never wrongly accused anyone of being Communist. (See M. Stanton Evans, Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies.) The comparison, however, is quite instructive: One of the reasons McCarthy’s critics were able to destroy him was because McCarthy’s investigations — like the investigations of the House Committee on Un-American Activities, with which they are often confused in popular legend — were often based on sources whose secrecy was a matter of national security.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: liar; reid; romney
I just love to hear it when top democrats like Pelosi and democrat Reid (unscrambled as (I,Red) try to dig themselves out of the very political cesspools they've managed to create simply by opening their mouths. It's downright amusing to hear them utter the most convoluted contrived drivel and try to pass it on as making any sort of sense.

‘I Don’t Think the Burden Should Be on Me.’ Why not? You did start the whole damn thing.

1 posted on 08/02/2012 3:54:25 PM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Someone told me that the Harry Reid is a child rapist. He needs to PROVE he’s not.


2 posted on 08/02/2012 3:57:12 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: lbryce
There is a coming Judgment Day. At that time, the Lord Jesus will require an accounting of words, actions and thoughts. It's going to be interested what the likes of Reid, Pelosi, et all will stammer before Him.
3 posted on 08/02/2012 3:58:44 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: Ann Archy

I’ve heard the same thing: Harry Reid like to rape little boys. He may have killed some.

These are serious charges.

Harry Reid needs to prove his innocence.


4 posted on 08/02/2012 3:58:48 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: lbryce
" See M. Stanton Evans, Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies."

This is suggested reading for every American. It is a fabulous book. After that read "Witness" by Whittaker Chambers. Any American that reads these two (very readable and entertaining) books will become Freepers in short order.

5 posted on 08/02/2012 4:01:10 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: lbryce

Maybe those second-hand sources typed all that up on an old, now sledom used, Selectra typewriter and had a mysterious woman deliver it to Dingy Harry.


6 posted on 08/02/2012 4:02:15 PM PDT by truthluva ("Character is doing the right thing even when no one is looking"..J.C. Watts)
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To: Ann Archy

Yeah, I read that, too. I read it on Facebook and on this month’s cover story on “Rapist Times”, so it must be true.


7 posted on 08/02/2012 4:02:20 PM PDT by lbryce (BHO-"Now, I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds" by way of Oppenheimer at Trinity, NM)
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To: lbryce

It’s the seriousness of the charge, not the nature of the evidence.... Where have I heard this before?


8 posted on 08/02/2012 4:06:21 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: righttackle44

I really don’t think the good Lord is all that concerned about American political shenanigans.


9 posted on 08/02/2012 4:07:39 PM PDT by 1raider1
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To: Jewbacca

Not only did he rape little boys, and then kill them. He disemboweled their dead carcasses and wore their entrails around his neck like jewelry. Maybe he can submit evidence that this is not true.


10 posted on 08/02/2012 4:08:24 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: lbryce

I have a sneaking feeling that Romney is pulling a rope-a-dope on Harry ScReid and his virulent band of miscreants concerning his tax returns. Toying with them like a cat playing with a conquered mouse.


11 posted on 08/02/2012 4:09:41 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: lbryce

I heard that Jerry Sandusky and Harry Reid are “friends”.


12 posted on 08/02/2012 4:15:35 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: fhayek

It’s the same old trick Democrats have used for years. Throw a story out there, the idiots that vote Democrat will believe it and then when it is proven false half of them will still believe under the old where there is smoke there is fire rule.

Reid and his skunk opposite number in the House know all the tricks and are pulling no punch’s this year.


13 posted on 08/02/2012 4:16:59 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: lbryce
Reid is a vile little man.

He and Nancy Pelosi are the perfect spokespersons for their party.

14 posted on 08/02/2012 4:16:59 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Jewbacca

What’s this about Harry Reid killing puppies, roasting them over an open pit, and then eating their brains?

BTW, would someone explain to me why Mr. Reid can’t be charged with libel for this kind of bullshit?


15 posted on 08/02/2012 4:19:59 PM PDT by JusPasenThru (HEY UNION MEMBER: INVEST IN YOUR OWN DAMN INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A CHANGE!)
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To: 1raider1
I really don’t think the good Lord is all that concerned about American political shenanigans.

To the contrary, I think he is deeply grieved by the direction the left has taken us, as he is grieved by our apathy in allowing it to happen.

16 posted on 08/02/2012 4:20:19 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: lbryce

I would love to hear sleazebag Reid explain how he got all his money, when he has never done anything but be a “public servant.” I know he likes to pretend that he had a law practice, but that wasn’t much of a practice, and it didn’t last long before he went into politics. How does a broke man become a rich man while serving in Congress? Come on sleazebag, enlighten us.


17 posted on 08/02/2012 4:23:16 PM PDT by pallis
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To: lbryce

Words from a man who knows his days as senate majority leader are coming to an end.


18 posted on 08/02/2012 4:24:39 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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Harry Reid is INCREDIBLY delusional and is also suffering from advance Alzheimer's since he can't remember how stuff likes this plays out. It is just a matter of time before we have him in front of the camera ranting:

"FAKE BUT ACCURATE!"

19 posted on 08/02/2012 4:26:20 PM PDT by Henchster (Free Republic - the BEST site on the web!)
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To: lbryce

Harry “Whore” Reid... definitely a LARGE POS of the first magnitude.


20 posted on 08/02/2012 4:29:47 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: pallis

It’s easy. He sold his votes and held up legislation supported by those who didn’t pay.


21 posted on 08/02/2012 4:30:18 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: skeeter
"Reid is a vile little man."

Outrageous!I defy you to produce ANY evidence that Reid is a man.

22 posted on 08/02/2012 4:36:50 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: lbryce

Interesting, I’ve heard from a former member of Harry’s senatorial staff that harry regularly beats his wife.

Prove me wrong Harry!


23 posted on 08/02/2012 4:36:55 PM PDT by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: gorush

Darn tootin’. But I do wish that the term McCarthyism weren’t tossed around quite so casually. Appreciate the author’s apology for doing so, but his excuse is weak. Every utterance helps to breathe life into Murrow legend.


24 posted on 08/02/2012 4:42:10 PM PDT by Mach9
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To: lbryce

I heard that in the Clint Eastwood boxing movie “Million Dollar Baby”, the part of the moron that hung around the gym was actually based on Harry Reids boxing career.


25 posted on 08/02/2012 4:50:23 PM PDT by RetSignman
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To: lbryce

I heard that in the Clint Eastwood boxing movie “Million Dollar Baby”, the part of the moron that hung around the gym was actually based on Harry Reids boxing career.


26 posted on 08/02/2012 4:50:49 PM PDT by RetSignman
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To: lbryce

Hey Harry, someone told me you lurk out in bathroom stalls and spy on real men doing their business. Nice little eyehole cutter you carry around with you. F’n pervert!


27 posted on 08/03/2012 7:00:33 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: All
For those of you who haven't read the Rush article today, Rush claims he received a phone call from a person who attended Harvard when Bozo was there and he told Rush that Bozo received the lowest grades of any student in the history of Harvard and that the professors propped him up with Bs and Cs he didn't earn. Rush says it is up to Bozo to dis-prove these charges, it is not up to Rush to prove them.

Throwing the sh** back at the dems. Good for Rush.

28 posted on 08/03/2012 10:40:52 AM PDT by calex59
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To: lbryce

“... today, federal workers owe taxpayers $1B+ in unpaid taxes – 100,000 workers, chronic tax cheaters. One hundred thousand workers with unpaid taxes remains the consistent number each year....”

http://www.maggiesnotebook.com/2012/07/obama-2007-bill-not-identical-to-jason-chaffetz-bill-to-fire-federal-workers-tax-cheats/

Bring it on Harry!!!We the People want a big, open discussion exactly about WHICH 100000 Federal employees aren’t paying taxes...and how many of them are sitting CongressCritters and their staffs....lets rumble!!!!!!


29 posted on 08/03/2012 10:43:31 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: lbryce; Ann Archy

Dirty Harry Reid: The Mafia's "Mr. Clean Face" on the Nevada Gaming Commission

Reid is so mobbed up that he's a walking, talking blackmail machine. Axlerod and Rhambo could order him to tar and feather himself and walk naked down Pennsylvania Ave and he would do so instantly.

Read Freeper Fedora's excellent investigative thread to understand this human slimeball, and why he is willing to be a tool: he has NO CHOICE.

Mr. Cleanface’s Dirty Laundry: Harry Reid’s Mob Money. (Original FReeper research 01/20/2006 by Fedora)

Reid Got $1.1M In Shady NV Land Deals


30 posted on 08/03/2012 4:21:49 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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