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A Scandal Worse Than Watergate Is Being Covered Up By Media
Irish Examiner USA newspaper ^ | 10/2/2012 | Alicia Colon

Posted on 10/03/2012 12:45:47 PM PDT by ajernig

Call it my senior mind but I had completely forgotten how surreal the 2008 presidential was until I saw the Citizens United film, "Hope and Change." The movie that was shown at the GOP convention was broadcast on television all last week. A neighbor who had also seen the film discussed it with me over a coffee klatch and was pretty blunt in her reaction. She happens to be a young black woman and she laughed and said: "I never saw so many dumb white people in one place." She may have been amused but I found it extremely frightening because those huge numbers can still vote and polls show that the media is successfully covering up a scandal worse than Watergate.

(Excerpt) Read more at irishexaminerusa.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections; media; scandal; treason

1 posted on 10/03/2012 12:45:51 PM PDT by ajernig
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To: ajernig

The president of the United States is this country’s worst enemy, mindlessly supported by Big Media.


2 posted on 10/03/2012 12:49:17 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: ajernig

It would have been nice if the excerpt let us know which “bigger than Watergate” Obama scandal we’re talking about.


3 posted on 10/03/2012 12:49:26 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

The scandal surrounding Ambassador Steven’s murder in Benghazi, Libya. It was very near the article’s end.


4 posted on 10/03/2012 12:51:52 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: ajernig

Tell that young black woman that the social ministry where I do volunteer work is run strictly by honkies and that 65% of the people we assist are black, mostly single mothers.

I don’t see many blacks helping blacks.


5 posted on 10/03/2012 12:52:24 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: ajernig
This is a huge scandal which should dwarf that which engulfed President Richard Nixon but I predict that the sycophants in the Justice Department, Senate and the media will continue to hide the truth from the public.

Not sycophants. Co-conspirators.

6 posted on 10/03/2012 12:52:35 PM PDT by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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To: ajernig

On a side note, Fox’ Shepherd Smith is spewing MSM BS like never before. He just smeared Mitt Romney worse than Chris Tingle. F*ck you, Shep. That suicide on T.V. should have gotten you fired!


7 posted on 10/03/2012 12:53:16 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

Yes, Shep is turning into an exceptionally bitter old queen.


8 posted on 10/03/2012 12:56:18 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: SatinDoll; dead
The scandal surrounding Ambassador Steven’s murder in Benghazi, Libya. It was very near the article’s end.

Since when did the venerable "Introductory Paragraph" become a license to elucidate anecdotal reports about last week's lunch without a single reference to the subject at hand?

Lately I've been seeing tons of articles with "catchy" "artsy" intros that give me no clue whatsoever that I should bother to continue reading.

Tell me what you're going to tell me.

Tell me.

Then tell me what you told me.

I would blame it on "writing-for-web-hits" except that it accomplishes the direct opposite.

9 posted on 10/03/2012 12:57:09 PM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: 353FMG

> I don’t see many blacks helping blacks.

I have seen people of many backgrounds and extractions helping blacks but I have never seen a black helping blacks.


10 posted on 10/03/2012 12:59:03 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: dead

Not only about Ambassador Steven’s murder in Benghazi, Libya, but also the rumors that the Obama White House supplied the lethal military weaponry to the rebels that they then may have used to storm the consulate. Big coverup going on, folks.


11 posted on 10/03/2012 1:01:10 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: roadcat

Think he was killed on purpose by the admin?


12 posted on 10/03/2012 1:08:40 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: Chickensoup

No, absolutely not. I do believe they thought they would help the rebels bring on “democracy” in the region, so they secretly supplied weapons to bring it about. But it backfired big time. When the ambassador got killed they immediately went into coverup mode. How else to explain their excuse that it was a video that caused a spontaneous mob uprising, despite the fact that heavy military weapons and tactics were used?


13 posted on 10/03/2012 1:21:07 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: 353FMG
Tell that young black woman that the social ministry where I do volunteer work is run strictly by honkies and that 65% of the people we assist are black, mostly single mothers.

What's the point? Help them so that their kids can apply to elite colleges and get gifted 250 SAT points and a full point in GPA and displace your more qualified kids? Help them so their burden is lessened and they can have another kid or two, to add to the 95% Black Obama Voting Block? Help them so their kids grow big and strong and can better terrorize your family on the public transport?

14 posted on 10/03/2012 1:32:49 PM PDT by Jack Black ( Whatever is left of American patriotism is now identical with counter-revolution.)
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To: ajernig
the media is successfully covering up a scandal worse than Watergate.
“The media” is such an amorphous term. Specifically, it is journalism - national journalism, really Associated Press journalism - which is promoting its own interest at the expense of the public interest.

What is the interest of the Associated Press and its membership newspapers? That lies in attracting the interest and admiration of the public. Journalists don’t provide food, clothing, shelter, or security - yet they are determined to command more respect than those who do. So they systematically engage in cheap criticism and second guessing of the people who provide for our necessities. This slant of journalism produces a powerful propaganda wind down which opportunists sail. The result is that an entire political party has dedicated itself to getting along and going along with journalism’s self-interested propaganda. Journalism rewards them with positive labels such as “liberal,” “moderate,” or “centrist” - and punishes their opponents with negative labels such as “right wing” and “conservative.”

That tendency inheres in journalism as such - but the critical change which united journalists, and has prevented ideological competition among journalists since the memory of living man runneth not to the contrary, is the wire service. Adam Smith warned in 1776 that
People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. It is impossible indeed to prevent such meetings, by any law which either could be executed, or would be consistent with liberty and justice. But though the law cannot hinder people of the same trade from sometimes assembling together, it ought to do nothing to facilitate such assemblies; much less to render them necessary. - Wealth of nations, Book I, Ch 10
Since the middle of the Nineteenth Century, the Associated Press newswire has constituted a continuous virtual meeting of the significant people of the trade of journalism. The AP calls journalists “objective,” and does so with such a powerful propaganda campaign that people never stop to think how ridiculous a conceit that actually is. The only way to even attempt objectivity is to be candid about any and all reasons why you might not be objective - but doing so is precisely the opposite of claiming actually to be objective. Hence, all window dressing about giving “both sides of the story” notwithstanding, journalists aren’t even trying to be objective. In that state, they are in no position to even truly understand that there is another side to the story than the one which journalists find congenial. Much less, to understand that that other side of the story actually is usually right.

15 posted on 10/03/2012 3:12:20 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which “liberalism" coheres is that NOTHING actually matters except PR.)
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To: sam_paine

I read ‘ya.

Posting on FR needs to follow simple quidelines; who, where, when, what, and possibly how/why. Just good, old-fashioned reporting. And if the article doesn’t supply the info, tell the readers it is preliminary and this is all there is at posting time.

There is, in addition, a comments section. Few use it wisely while many should.


16 posted on 10/03/2012 3:52:52 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: Charles Martel
Yes, Shep is turning into an exceptionally bitter old queen.

Yet you folks keep watching Fox. Why?

17 posted on 10/03/2012 4:03:06 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion

Congratulations of knowing the correct spelling of “its.” I daresay that over 90 percent of Freepers spell it as “it’s,” which is the contraction of “it” and “is.”


18 posted on 10/03/2012 4:05:08 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: 353FMG

They don’t, they won’t.

Unless it’s part of a government or nonprofit $$$ job for them. Volunteers out of the goodness of their hearts? Naw. For non-blacks? Triple naw.


19 posted on 10/03/2012 4:47:10 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: OldPossum

“You folks”? Uhh, no - I just catch the occasional snippet when channel-surfing, or a clip posted here. Fox is just another part of the MSM, as far as I’m concerned. It exists solely because some study showed that lots of people were turning off ABCNBCCBSCNN, so they created an alternative with a catchy slogan (”Fair and Balanced”) to go after those viewers and their money.


20 posted on 10/03/2012 5:01:57 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Jyotishi
I have seen people of many backgrounds and extractions helping blacks but I have never seen a black helping blacks.

Herman Cain?

Bill Cosby?

At least they try...

Regards,
GtG

21 posted on 10/03/2012 5:02:26 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: OldPossum
Thanks, I guess. I was actually hoping someone would comment on - challenge or agree with - the actual thesis encoded in the text. I guess beggars can’t be choosers . . .
22 posted on 10/03/2012 5:08:45 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which “liberalism" coheres is that NOTHING actually matters except PR.)
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To: Gandalf_The_Gray

You’re of course correct about Cain and Cosby. I should have clarified that I was referring to people in the communities where I have resided.


23 posted on 10/03/2012 5:13:49 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: roadcat

Not only about Ambassador Steven’s murder in Benghazi, Libya, but also the rumors that the Obama White House supplied the lethal military weaponry to the rebels that they then may have used to storm the consulate. Big coverup going on, folks.


Agree something fishy going on here.


24 posted on 10/03/2012 5:25:23 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion

Sorry. It’s just that I so seldom see that word spelled correctly that I just had to comment on it.


25 posted on 10/03/2012 5:26:40 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: OldPossum

Yes, Shep is turning into an exceptionally bitter old queen.
Yet you folks keep watching Fox. Why?


I switch channels when Shep comes on.

P.S. great freezer name


26 posted on 10/03/2012 5:27:30 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: patriotspride

Obviously meant Freeper Name.


27 posted on 10/03/2012 5:32:48 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: Viennacon

Like him or loath him, can’t see why it was Shep’s fault that the producer chose to stay on the chase till it’s tragic end.


28 posted on 10/03/2012 5:35:18 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: OldPossum
I used to cringe when a sports announcer would say, “He did that good.”

But I decided to be more tolerant of English grammar errors after I heard my own father - son of a school teacher and a principal, former schoolteacher, and husband of a schoolteacher - use “good” when the correct usage was “well."


29 posted on 10/03/2012 5:43:37 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which “liberalism" coheres is that NOTHING actually matters except PR.)
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To: Jack Black

You’ve got to be kidding. Don’t you know that in the Land of the Free, freeloaders rule supreme? That’s why it is called the land of the free.

We do have certain people that require our help through no fault of their own, but we cant’t deny assistance to the many overfed, suv-driving, unemployed, cellphone talking, unwed mothers. If we did, we would have a major civil lawsuit on our hands.

Cease and desist you insensitive barbarian.


30 posted on 10/04/2012 9:38:04 AM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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