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What If Crowley And Her Accomplices Succeed?
The American Spectator ^ | 10/19/12 | David Catron

Posted on 10/19/2012 6:29:16 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan

Shortly after Obamacare was passed and signed by the President, Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute noted a sudden plethora of articles that had begun to appear in a wide variety of MSM outlets about the probable ill-effects of "reform." This prompted him to ask, "Where were these reporters before the passage of the health care bill?" The answer to this question is now pretty obvious. They were colluding, via JournoList and other such forums that we don't know about, to make sure that no one screwed up and told the truth before that morass of taxes and regulations became the law of the land. To the nation's cost, their self-censorship succeeded.

Today, we face a similar but much more dangerous situation. The "reporters" of the establishment news media are engaged in a concerted campaign of misinformation to get Barack Obama re-elected. This has been evident for some time, but the breathtaking mendacity of this effort was writ large by Candy Crowley during last Tuesday's presidential debate. Everyone has by now seen the video clip: the President made the preposterous claim that he had identified the attack on our Benghazi consulate as an act of terrorism as early as September 12. Then, when Romney called him on this egregious whopper, Crowley repeated the lie.

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20 AMERICAN EMBASSIES UNDER ATTACK YESTERDAY; NOT ONE MENTION IN THE "NEWS"!
1 posted on 10/19/2012 6:29:18 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan
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To: trappedincanuckistan

IF Obama can win re-election with the country in this shape, people should be VERY afraid; I’ve told myself that it just isn’t possible. Rush is right that Obama should be in the 70% range due to all the work his media is doing for him; if the media is just going to pick our leaders anyway then it is at open war with the American people (as Obama clearly already is).

I hope I’m not kidding myself when I say this election won’t even be close; Romney should be coasting to an easy win.


2 posted on 10/19/2012 6:37:58 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: kearnyirish2

I agree. With the economy in the toilet, and the foreign policy disasters it’s downright scary Obama will get 45%.


3 posted on 10/19/2012 6:45:44 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Prison. The only solution is to seek imprisonment for treason for all of them.


4 posted on 10/19/2012 6:46:41 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: kearnyirish2
They should turn Chik-Fil-A restaurants into polling places.

they already know how to handle those long lines that will be occurring all over the country on Nov 6.

Americans CAN'T WAIT to vote this bass turd out!

5 posted on 10/19/2012 6:47:23 PM PDT by digger48
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To: trappedincanuckistan

The members of the mainstream American media are certainly enemy combatants in the Cold Civil War.


6 posted on 10/19/2012 6:49:46 PM PDT by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

A year ago I was posting that they’d find a reason (health?) for Obama to avoid running for re-election; I couldn’t believe even back then that he had a prayer of winning. Before he focused on Republicans, he spent a lot of time and effort putting down any attempts in his own party to replace him on the ballot.

This goes beyond the regular ignorance of many Americans; this is a concerted effort (along the lines of Red China or the Soviets) to so carefully restrict the flow of information to citizens it is frightening.


7 posted on 10/19/2012 6:51:31 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

I didn’t see that. What is your source of information?


8 posted on 10/19/2012 6:52:56 PM PDT by MNGal
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To: MNGal

About the embassies?


9 posted on 10/19/2012 6:54:19 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: digger48

“Americans CAN’T WAIT to vote this bass turd out!”

Everything I’ve seen (especially the elections held since The Sultan ascended the throne) indicates that this is the case; how does the media get back on the air the day after the election if this is a landslide win for Romney?


10 posted on 10/19/2012 6:54:19 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: trappedincanuckistan
The more the MSM pushes, the more people are going to vote against them on November 6. I hope Schieffer pulls a 'rescue Obama' debate. Romney's poll numbers will go up even higher. . The more they push, the more people are going for Romney.

Vote against the MSM!

Vote against Obama!

Vote for Romney!

You would think the above three reasons would give it to Romney by at least 60%. .

11 posted on 10/19/2012 6:55:35 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: kearnyirish2

“IF Obama can win re-election with the country in this shape, people should be VERY afraid;”

I would beg to differ. If Obama can win re-election with the country in this shape, people should be very ashamed.


12 posted on 10/19/2012 6:59:18 PM PDT by EDINVA (I)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Yes. Which ones were under attack?


13 posted on 10/19/2012 7:01:15 PM PDT by MNGal
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To: Junior_G
Bears repeating:

The members of the mainstream American media are certainly enemy combatants in the Cold Civil War.


14 posted on 10/19/2012 7:01:40 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: MNGal

Not positive. The author says it in the article, but it is not sourced. About a week ago I read somewhere that American embassies around the world were being attacked and that it wasn’t being reported, but I don’t remember where I read it. I’ll do some google searching tonight.


15 posted on 10/19/2012 7:05:56 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Thanks! If this can be verified, it would be yet another indictment of the MSM covering for Obama at the expense of our country’s security—nothing short of treasonous.


16 posted on 10/19/2012 7:08:43 PM PDT by MNGal
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Regardless of the election results, IMPEACHMENT proceedings against Obama should begin immediately.


17 posted on 10/19/2012 7:12:58 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: trappedincanuckistan; Gilbo_3; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; NFHale; ..
This victim whining stuff is an unintentional signal of a loser mentality, and not dignified. The Dems did it for days after the first debate and now the Rs are doing it again..

Romney accepted these moderators, he decided to go after this highly vunerable area of O and so he should have done his homework and have known that O made this statement and then nuked Obama in response to Crowley and Os responses:

Here:

O :” I said it was an act of terrorism on day one ”

R :” Yes, and on day two to day 21 you and your staff told the public it was a mobs reaction to a youtube video. You just admitted you knew you were lying all those days. Thank you for the rare honest admission Mr President even if it was unintentional. ”

BOOM!

As I said many many times before, whining is not winning. Dems see the whining and interpret it correctly as an admission of losing.

Brett Baur doing a special RIGHT now on this on FNC (10pm EST), "Special Report Investigation : Death and Deceit in Benghazi. ".

18 posted on 10/19/2012 7:14:50 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: EDINVA

“If Obama can win re-election with the country in this shape, people should be very ashamed.”

What can you expect from people who are constantly bombarded with lies? I expect people to use their own 2 eyes to tell them what is going on, but I know that too many people are too trusting (or simply stupid).

There was a reason why during his rise to power Mussolini repeatedly burned down the offices of the communist newspapers; they were a cancer that he (and much of Europe) saw as the true threat to their way of life that they actually represented.


19 posted on 10/19/2012 7:16:42 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: MNGal

I think I may have read it a week or so ago in The Washington Times. Not positive though. Gonna do some investigating.


20 posted on 10/19/2012 7:16:47 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: sickoflibs

I agree whining is not winning. However, freedom will never win unless we expose and destroy the corrupt media. Almost half of voters will cast ballots for for a man that has nearly destroyed the country. They’ve been aiding and abetting the left for decades. It’s time to put a stop to this nonsense.


21 posted on 10/19/2012 7:22:51 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: trappedincanuckistan
RE :”Almost half of voters will cast ballots for for a man that has nearly destroyed the country.”

Almost half the country (or more) sees a benefit to a welfare state because they get a take.

The media is the media. Whining about them is not beating them.

Rush who gets good $$$(win-win for him ) from dwelling on the media bias has been doing it for decades now, yet they have not improved due to it. And that works for him. That is not doing anything.

Some in the media have been on this story, even Dems in congress have been grilling O people on this.

Time to start whining and start winning. Make the stories compelling to the MSM.

22 posted on 10/19/2012 7:41:25 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Not to mention the sabre rattling with China and Japan. not one word...they’re still talking about *binders*.


23 posted on 10/19/2012 7:47:34 PM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

My comment was not personally directed at you. It is a point I been making for a few years now.


24 posted on 10/19/2012 7:50:27 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: Art in Idaho

I’m still reeling about C Cowley and how she * happened* to have a copy of the Rose Garden transcript handy.

Why would Obama look at Candy Crowley and tell her to “Get the transcript”? Did he mean right then and there, for a staffer to go print it off and bring it back for everyone to read? Or did he know that she was going to use that line to defend him when the inevitable question arose . . .?


25 posted on 10/19/2012 7:51:06 PM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: sickoflibs

I didn’t take it personally. I’m old enough to know b*tching about stuff doesn’t accomplish anything.


26 posted on 10/19/2012 8:00:49 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: trappedincanuckistan; American Constitutionalist; All

” - - - Crowley repeated the lie.”

And that is how the phrase “to Crowley a debate” began.


27 posted on 10/19/2012 8:02:03 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: kearnyirish2

“....Romney should be coasting to an easy win.”

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With today’s American voter, you will never know until the ballots are counted.


28 posted on 10/19/2012 8:12:23 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: trappedincanuckistan
RE:”I didn’t take it personally. I’m old enough to know b*tching about stuff doesn’t accomplish anything.”

I posted this here today. It will help you see my line of reasoning.

2nd POTUS Debate flash Focus groups,FNC and MSNBC videos(undecided voters leaning to Romney after debate), Posted October 19, 2012 by sickoflibs

29 posted on 10/19/2012 8:13:46 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: Daffynition

Romney has to realize that he is debating two RATs at the same time.

But, I’m sure, he knows that by now.

More importantly, the public is starting to understand it.


30 posted on 10/19/2012 8:16:43 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: Gator113

Can you think of any congresscritter with the stones to start them?

I didn’t think so.

Too many of them have become enablers in the past four years to even consider getting involved in impeachment procedures.


31 posted on 10/19/2012 8:24:31 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: Graewoulf

lol....


32 posted on 10/19/2012 8:28:34 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: 353FMG

We need the Congress and the Senate.... and then all of the public pressure we can muster.


33 posted on 10/19/2012 8:40:29 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: digger48

The Walnut Creek, CA Chik-Fil-A is scheduled to open November 8.


34 posted on 10/19/2012 9:08:38 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Daffynition
I’m still reeling about C Cowley and how she * happened* to have a copy of the Rose Garden transcript handy. Why would Obama look at Candy Crowley and tell her to “Get the transcript”? Did he mean right then and there, for a staffer to go print it off and bring it back for everyone to read? Or did he know that she was going to use that line to defend him when the inevitable question arose . . .?

BINGO.

I watched the clip of that section repeatedly and Obama had a CLEAR "knowing smirk" on his face when instead of answering Mitt's question (to restate O's claim), Obama said "proceed Governor".

It was a SET UP and Crowley was in on it!!!!

35 posted on 10/19/2012 9:23:29 PM PDT by Jackson Brown
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To: 353FMG

Bob Schieffer’s sole job Monday night will be to run interference and ultimately run out the 90-minute clock. Each time Romney brings up Benghazi, Schieffer will quickly jump in and assure the Republican challenger that we’ll get to Benghazi later, but right now I want to concentrate on China, Iran, Israel, the Middle East, etc. (any country except Libya).

Finally, at the tail end of the debate, with only a few minutes left, Schieffer will bring up Benghazi; he’ll do it by serving up a softball to Obama, which will allow Obama to knock it out of the park. Then, Schieffer will turn to Romney and say make it quick, we only have a few seconds left. Romney won’t complete a single sentence before Schieffer interrupts and informs him that the debate is officially over.

Schieffer has nothing to lose by colluding with Obama; he’s 75 years old, and this will be his last hooray. Schieffer can happily and proudly retire from the news business, and spend his golden years living in a communist utopia that he helped bring about.


36 posted on 10/19/2012 9:35:20 PM PDT by The White Hut Dog Eater
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To: thecodont

It was supposed to open last month.


37 posted on 10/19/2012 9:50:46 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Daffynition
I think you got it: (my bold):

Why would Obama look at Candy Crowley and tell her to “Get the transcript”? Did he mean right then and there, for a staffer to go print it off and bring it back for everyone to read? Or did he know that she was going to use that line to defend him when the inevitable question arose . . .?

Obviously all pre-planned. If Schieffer pulls these stunts, Romney will be 10 points ahead. . Vote against the MSM November 6th!!

38 posted on 10/19/2012 10:24:03 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Daffynition

Collision with collusion!


39 posted on 10/19/2012 10:27:44 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: trappedincanuckistan
Also, The Obama-Crowley Set-Up.

From the article:

"An old-time political hand in D.C., whom I know and who has advised and worked on many campaigns, is utterly convinced that the exchange was a setup of Romney by the Obama campaign and Crowley. I agree, based on the principle all lawyers know: never ask a question in the courtroom to which you don’t know the answer. After Romney argued that it took weeks for the Obama administration to admit that terrorism was involved, Obama claimed he had mentioned it the day after the attack, looked at Crowley, and asked her to “get the transcript.” Whereupon Crowley immediately responded “he [Obama] did in fact. So let me call it an act of terror.”

40 posted on 10/19/2012 10:52:50 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: sickoflibs

I set that special report up to record. It was recording the Van Suterin show, which was pre-empted. So I saw the thing recording and thought my recorder made a mistake, and I cancelled it part-way through.

Kicking self now...

Hope they repeat the thing this weekend I really wanted to see it.


41 posted on 10/19/2012 11:38:22 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Fooled folks once didn't you. Revenge is spelled, "VOTE RED". You're going down donkeys...)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Yes that is a good question. Of course it is merely a way to get yourself published based on a shocking headline. The leftist moderators have “suceeded” in giving Romney the momentum and not much more.


42 posted on 10/20/2012 4:27:14 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Graewoulf

Crowley couldn’t help not by jumping on a Burger King sized WHOOPER that Obama threw at her..... the lie betrays her rhetoric that she’s a vegetarian...


43 posted on 10/20/2012 5:52:11 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: trappedincanuckistan
( * 20 AMERICAN EMBASSIES UNDER ATTACK YESTERDAY; NOT ONE MENTION IN THE "NEWS"! * )


Ahhwww... that's not what's really important..... BINDERS ARE ! sarcasm..
44 posted on 10/20/2012 5:53:45 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: kearnyirish2
" I hope I’m not kidding myself when I say this election won’t even be close; Romney should be coasting to an easy win."

And the sense of RELIEF is not over confidence.
45 posted on 10/20/2012 5:56:20 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: The White Hut Dog Eater

That’s what you get with the Polite Party a.k.a. the GOP.

There were 4 political debates in all. Why is it that all moderators were selected by the liberals? Are we playing McCain games again where we are afraid to offend the RATs?

It is often very difficult and frustrating to vote for the GOP when one gets the impression that they are not even trying hard to win when the playing field already favors the opposition.

No one is energized to vote for a party that does not show total commitment to its convictions.


46 posted on 10/20/2012 12:08:13 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: DoughtyOne
RE :”I set that special report up to record. It was recording the Van Suterin show, which was pre-empted. So I saw the thing recording and thought my recorder made a mistake, and I cancelled it part-way through.”

My cable converter boxes are also DVRs so its pretty straightforward unless the online guide has an error in programming. I cant really stop a recording without knowing what I am stopping,

The Baur special forced Lawrence O Donnell to work a Friday night (same time 10pm) to compete with it, and earlier he joked that it was not in his contract but he was doing it anyway ‘for the good of the country;.

47 posted on 10/20/2012 12:18:47 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: sickoflibs

Back in the 90s when the Clinton blowout was going on, O’Donnell wasn’t that bad. He has sure cratered. Keith Olberman was actually quite rabid in his criticism of Clinton.

These two guys have destroyed their credibility. I can’t imagine acting that vile to earn money.


48 posted on 10/20/2012 12:28:11 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Fooled folks once didn't you. Revenge is spelled, "VOTE RED". You're going down donkeys...)
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