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Obama: ‘Police Should Not Be Bullying or Arresting Journalists’
Cybercast News Service ^ | August 14, 2014 - 1:52 PM | Melanie Hunter

Posted on 08/15/2014 3:17:20 AM PDT by Olog-hai

In a press conference Thursday, President Barack Obama commented on the fallout of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at the hands of Ferguson, Mo., police, saying there was “no excuse for violence against police,” the use of “excessive force against peaceful protests” or for police to bully or arrest journalists “just trying to do their jobs.”

“There is never an excuse for violence against police or for those who would use this tragedy as a cover for vandalism or looting. There’s also no excuse for police to use excessive force against peaceful protests or to throw protesters in jail for lawfully exercising their First Amendment rights,” said Obama. …

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: aljazeera; ferguson; liberalagenda; obama; pressfreedom
See? Only the Executive Branch or the military can bully journalists.
1 posted on 08/15/2014 3:17:21 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Or DOJ-see James Rosen.


2 posted on 08/15/2014 3:27:08 AM PDT by madameguinot
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To: Olog-hai

It was an Al Jeezera film crew that was “bullied.”

What a laugh.They were documenting Obama’s success in destabilizing America so that the ISIS genocidals can be further emboldened to attack America.


3 posted on 08/15/2014 3:28:36 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Olog-hai

Obama is a inexcusable act.


4 posted on 08/15/2014 3:32:10 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Olog-hai

Seems I have heard that some time before, perhaps its time for another “beer summit”?

The ass hat has time to stick his nose into this but can’t get one marine released from a Mexican jail, plays golf as the entire world is burning, is more interested in warmer water in Hawaii than off of Marth’s Vinyard.

What the hell use is he anyway?


5 posted on 08/15/2014 3:32:52 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Olog-hai

Seems I have heard that some time before, perhaps its time for another “beer summit”?

The ass hat has time to stick his nose into this but can’t get one marine released from a Mexican jail, plays golf as the entire world is burning, is more interested in warmer water in Hawaii than off of Marth’s Vinyard.

What the hell use is he anyway?


6 posted on 08/15/2014 3:32:52 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Olog-hai

He could have said, “Nothing good happens at 3:00 AM. Go home.”
Instead brave Sir Barry bravely takes both sides.
Go play golf you POS.


7 posted on 08/15/2014 3:33:40 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives.)
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To: madameguinot

They’re an executive branch department.


8 posted on 08/15/2014 3:35:44 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Candor7

They’re just waiting for the signal, now. Enough of them have come across that porous southern border over the years.


9 posted on 08/15/2014 3:36:51 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Candor7

“It was an Al Jeezera film crew that was “bullied.” What a laugh.”

Last week, the Israelis shot at the Al Jeezera propagandists. Al Jeezera is so bad that even the Arabs shoot at these dogs.


10 posted on 08/15/2014 3:52:41 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: sergeantdave

Obama doesn’t want any competition. If anyone is going to be bullying or arresting journalists it should be Obama and Co.

Is SCOTUS Blog still being denied “credentials” to cover the Supreme Court?


11 posted on 08/15/2014 3:57:16 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Olog-hai

There he goes again, saying the police acted stupidly before knowing all the facts. Just pouring gas on the fire as he always does. Obama is the most inept POTUS ever.


12 posted on 08/15/2014 3:59:11 AM PDT by ImNotLying
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To: Olog-hai
Barry gets involed in issues he shouldn't...but the ones that are most important - he goes out and plays golf!

Makes me mad!


13 posted on 08/15/2014 4:02:06 AM PDT by BCW (ARMIS EXPOSCERE PACEM)
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To: BCW

14 posted on 08/15/2014 4:02:32 AM PDT by BCW (ARMIS EXPOSCERE PACEM)
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah and the IRS should not be harrasing conservatives either,Eric Holder should not be looking into reporters computers either,Obama should not be sending thousands of automatic weapons to drug cartels in Mexico that have slaughtered hundreds of innocent Mexican men women and children.
I’m sick of the a- holes who always for political purposes create this crap,it’s always one way


15 posted on 08/15/2014 4:08:42 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: Olog-hai
“And here in the United States of America, police should not be bullying or arresting journalists who are just trying to do their jobs and report to the American people on what they see on the ground,” he said.

“And here in the United States of America, [federal agencies] should not be bullying or [otherwise threatening political groups] who are just trying to do their jobs and report to the American people on what they see [as best for America],” right, Mr. President?

"Horseshit."

16 posted on 08/15/2014 4:23:44 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Olog-hai
I don't want to read or hear anything that man has to say about anything. I do NOT want to live like this anymore. Everything that is wrong is right and everything that is right is wrong to him and those who put him in power. Just kill me. I don't care anymore. What if a bunch of white folks started rioting because a black guy killed a policeman or an innocent citizen and starting tearing up private property? Well, SOMEBODY GIVE ME AN ANSWER!!!!

Would the police start trying to calm them down and say soft words to them? All of this is beginning to make me angry beyond words. I can NOT be the only one boiling.

Isaiah 5:20 Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

Isaiah 5:21 Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, And clever in their own sight!

Isaiah 5:22 Woe to those who are heroes in drinking wine, And valiant men in mixing strong drink;

Isaiah 5:23 Who justify the wicked for a bribe, And take away the rights of the ones who are in the right!

Isaiah 5:24 Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble, And dry grass collapses into the flame, So their root will become like rot and their blossom blow away as dust; For they have rejected the law of the Lord of hosts, And despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 5:25 On this account the anger of the Lord has burned against His people, And He has stretched out His hand against them and struck them down, And the mountains quaked; and their corpses lay like refuse in the middle of the streets. For all this His anger is not spent, But His hand is still stretched out.

Isaiah 5:26 He will also lift up a standard to the distant nation, And will whistle for it from the ends of the earth; And behold, it will come with speed swiftly.

Isaiah 5:27 No one in it is weary or stumbles, None slumbers or sleeps; Nor is the belt at its waist undone, Nor its sandal strap broken.

Isaiah 5:28 Its arrows are sharp, and all its bows are bent; The hoofs of its horses seem like flint, and its chariot wheels like a whirlwind.

Isaiah 5:29 Its roaring is like a lioness, and it roars like young lions; It growls as it seizes the prey, And carries it off with no one to deliver it.

Isaiah 5:30 And it shall growl over it in that day like the roaring of the sea. If one looks to the land, behold, there is darkness and distress; Even the light is darkened by its clouds.

One would be wise to pay attention to what the Word says...

17 posted on 08/15/2014 4:32:13 AM 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: Olog-hai
People should not try to destroy a town. The shooting is a lousy excuse.

...the cops should just go home??

18 posted on 08/15/2014 4:46:06 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Olog-hai
Just the coach taking up for the water boy. Nothing more. Except he banned the water boys from the border and they bent over, grabbed their ankles and made orgasmic utterances.
19 posted on 08/15/2014 6:28:40 AM PDT by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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To: Olog-hai

How about spying on them, Obama?


20 posted on 08/15/2014 6:29:17 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Olog-hai

In the span of just a few days Obama said with a straight face that he did not unilaterally pull all troops out of Iraq and the targeting of journalists is bad. Proof that if a political ideology controls education and the media the pool of stupid people is large enough to destroy our republic.


21 posted on 08/15/2014 6:44:39 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: madameguinot
The Obama Administration threaten Rose with criminal charges. They've used the NSA to tap reporter's phones and internet.

It is really sick to have Obama lecturing the rest of us on the 1st Amendment, which he has had under siege since he took office. Lying sack of manure (LSOM).

22 posted on 08/15/2014 8:46:04 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (You can have a free country or government schools. Choose one.)
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To: Olog-hai; TADSLOS
Too bad some of the Press [& interested Congressmen] have been barred from entering, viewing or reporting on the illegal immigrant processing centers.

Oh, well!...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3189233/posts

Secrecy Surrounding Shelter for Illegal Immigrant Minors

8/5/2014, 8:48:56 AM · by Hojczyk · 53 replies

Sharyl Attkisson ^ | August 5,2014 | Sharyl Attkisson

"...also brings attention to an ongoing theme under the Obama administration: its penchant to withhold public information of public interest."

23 posted on 08/15/2014 3:11:43 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Obama is O'Bryan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUoPNpa9Rrw)
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