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Fired NYT Editor Blasts Obama Administration for Criminal Prosecution of Journalists, Whistleblowers
Cybercast News Service ^ | July 17, 2014 - 11:11 AM | Barbara Boland

Posted on 07/19/2014 8:12:28 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson, whose firing brought out nasty attacks and allegations of sexism at the Times, was interviewed by Greta van Susteren On the Record last night.

While she played close to the vest about the reasons for her firing, she didn’t hold back on the Obama administration, defending her earlier branding of it as “the most secretive” she has ever deal with since President Carter, and elaborated:

“I have never dealt with an administration where more officials—some of whom are actually paid to be the spokesmen for various federal agencies—demand that everything be off the record. So, that’s secretive and not transparent. But the most serious thing the Obama administration has [done is it’s] launched eight criminal leak investigations against sources and whistleblowers … And they have tried to sweep in journalists, including—it’s almost the one-year anniversary exactly that your colleague, James Rosen, had his record secretly looked at by the government in a leak investigation.” …

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1stamendment; jillabramson; liberalmedia; obama
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1 posted on 07/19/2014 8:12:28 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
All hail dictator King Obama and his communists corrupt empire.

By the way, miss Romney yet? Same thing will happen in 2014 with some ignorant Republicans. No different in 2016.

2 posted on 07/19/2014 8:16:17 AM PDT by Logical me
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vocal frrrrrrrryyyyy to the max during that interview.


3 posted on 07/19/2014 8:18:31 AM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Olog-hai

Propagandists carrying water for totalitarians are upset when they’re drowned in it? Where are the rest of the JournoLists?


4 posted on 07/19/2014 8:20:48 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Logical me

Have you noticed all the “FUMR” posts on various threads? Here’s a hint. That means very few of us ‘miss’ Obama’s lighter twin”. So you might wanna stop asking that asinine question. You have an answer. No. We don’t. The few remaining Mitt supporters are becoming fewer by the day as he ramps his liberal campaign for 16 back up.


5 posted on 07/19/2014 8:21:23 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Olog-hai

“I have devoted my career to truth-telling, so why hide that? “

LOL. She was the editor of the NYT. She was not interested in truth-telling. She is part of the problem, not part of the solution. She crossed someone in the Obama admin and got fired. That’s what happens when you make a deal with the devil.


6 posted on 07/19/2014 8:21:28 AM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: Olog-hai

Like Obama, Jill is impervious to the facts until they affect her personally...


7 posted on 07/19/2014 8:23:10 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Olog-hai

Before too long, the American Government is going to need its own “glasnost” and “Perestroika.”


8 posted on 07/19/2014 8:23:26 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Olog-hai

First they went after the Tea Partiers, and I said nothing...


9 posted on 07/19/2014 8:23:32 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Henry Hnyellar

She also said NYT is not biased


10 posted on 07/19/2014 8:25:56 AM PDT by newfreep
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To: Logical me

Miss Romney, he needs to go away to be missed and you think he would have been better? That’s possible but his campaign was dirty, he is dirty and folded to allow O to win again.
We need to stop letting liberals and the media select our candidates even though I’m sure they have our best interests at heart...


11 posted on 07/19/2014 8:28:53 AM PDT by Lx (Do you like it? Do you like it, Scott? I call it, "Mr. & Mrs. Tenorman Chili.")
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To: FrankR

Typical of liberals. They need more pain before they see that conservatives were right all along.


12 posted on 07/19/2014 8:28:58 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
“I have never dealt with an administration where more officials—some of whom are actually paid to be the spokesmen for various federal agencies—demand that everything be off the record. So, that’s secretive and not transparent. But the most serious thing the Obama administration has [done is it’s] launched eight criminal leak investigations against sources and whistleblowers ..

BIG GOVERNMENT IS CRONY SOCIALISM

(paid) "spokesmen for various federal agencies"?

There is no shortage of paid hit men of BIG GOVERNMENT & BIG PROPAGANDA to take you apart by any and all means.

Socialism Is Legal Plunder - Bastiat

The debt/death train rolls on. ALL ABOARD!

13 posted on 07/19/2014 8:30:24 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Logical me

> All hail dictator King Obama and his communists corrupt empire.

In the end we all know what happens to tyrants. I wonder if 0 has read his history books? Or maybe he thinks Sporos will protect him in the end.


14 posted on 07/19/2014 8:31:11 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

That end is slow with Marxism. But it eventually comes.


15 posted on 07/19/2014 8:32:07 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Logical me

“By the way, miss Romney yet?”

No, I don’t miss a quisling like Romneycare, Do you?


16 posted on 07/19/2014 8:34:36 AM PDT by DanZ
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To: Lx

“We need to stop letting liberals and the media select our candidates even though I’m sure they have our best interests at heart...”

I believe you miss-spoke here, The correct statment is “I’m sure they have desire to enslave us all”


17 posted on 07/19/2014 8:37:36 AM PDT by DanZ
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To: Olog-hai

She still doesn’t understand or support the TP or the Constitution and Bill Of Rights, she’s just mad that her ox got gored this time.


18 posted on 07/19/2014 8:38:03 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Olog-hai

Yet she said nothing about any of this when she actually worked for the paper....


19 posted on 07/19/2014 8:39:29 AM PDT by uncitizen (Buckle up! We're on the Facism Fast Track!)
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To: mrsmel

“She still doesn’t understand or support the TP or the Constitution and Bill Of Rights, she’s just mad that her ox got gored this time.”

It is somewhat disappointing that we do not have a repeat of Stalin vs. Trotsky.


20 posted on 07/19/2014 8:42:00 AM PDT by DanZ
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