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Who Is ‘Buckhead’? Kerry Assaulter Seemed Prepped
New York Observer ^ | 09/15/04 | by Robert Sam Anson

Posted on 09/15/2004 2:00:22 PM PDT by NYCVirago

The last seven days brought this: Dick Cheney suggested that the election of John Kerry would result in "devastating" terrorist attack. (His nominal boss merely opined that Mr. Kerry is a fan of Saddam Hussein.) Two generals informed the Senate Armed Services Committee that the C.I.A., in contravention of international and military law, kept up to 100 Iraqi detainees off the Abu Ghraib prison rolls in order to hide them from the Red Cross. The "Coalition of the Willing" lost another member when Costa Rica, which doesn’t maintain an army and never joined it in the first place, asked to be taken off the White House list. Remaining international relief workers began clearing out of Iraq, after four of their number, including two Italian women, were kidnapped from their headquarters in downtown Baghdad. The U.S. effectively ceded the Sunni Triangle to the bad guys, who said thank you by launching one of the heaviest ever mortar barrages on the center of the capital.

And, oh yes: American deaths in Iraq passed the 1,000 mark. (Actually, this happened roundabout the time Mr. Bush was citing phony figures for Al Qaeda leadership killed or captured during his convention acceptance speech, but the Pentagon was late owning up.)

Small potatoes, in short. Bagatelles. Asterisks to the REALLY BIG story this week, which was exactly when Times New Roman showed up on typewriters.

Doubtless you’re aware that this was the font employed in the composition of several three-decade-old documents that came into the possession of Dan Rather of CBS News. Their gist: George W. Bush was not recruiting-poster material while serving with the Texas Air National Guard. Such was the view of the documents’ purported author, Mr. Bush’s squadron commander, Lt. Col. Jerry Killian, about whom one of the few items not in dispute is that he’s been dead for 20 years. Pretty much everything else about the late colonel—including whether he could type—is jump ball. Ditto opinion on whether the documents are forgeries, and, if so, a clumsy scheme hatched by Democrats (the position of Fox News et al.), or a clever snare laid by Republicans (the hunch of—among Kerry-backing others—Terry McAuliffe, who’s suggested the trap-setter may be Lord Vader himself, Karl Rove.)

What this has to do with who should be standing on the Capitol steps holding his right hand up Jan. 20 is beside the point, in media calculations. All focus now is on type fonts, graphology, the expertise of dueling experts and the history of typewriters, which is far more storied and studied than you might expect.

Before plunging in, an admission: Your correspondent doesn’t have a clue whether the documents in question are genuine. And cares less—either about their authenticity, or what Dubya was up to when he was (or wasn’t) serving with the Texas Air National Guard. What Mr. Bush has been up to the last four years, and will be for another four, given the chance—that’s tastier fish to fry.

So what’s the excuse for what follows? Well, maybe it’s not as interesting as how the Vice President decided last week that trading on eBay could be a solution for unemployment, but it does offer a window on the press, the right, our politics in general, and why Ralph Waldo Emerson was no dope when he said, "When you strike at a king, you must kill him." Who knows? There may also be instruction on how John Kerry ought to handle himself as the days tick down.

With that preamble, here goes, starting with a tick-tock of the hoo-hah filched from ABC’s "The Note" and the Los Angeles Times.

At 8 p.m. last Wednesday, 60 Minutes broadcast Mr. Rather’s report, which centered on ex–Texas House Speaker and Democratic power Ben Barnes describing how he’d greased Mr. Bush’s way into the Guard (putting the lie to the longstanding claim that Dubya had made it on his own hook), and now felt bad on account. Mr. Barnes’ assistance wasn’t exactly a scoop, though that’s how Mr. Rather advertised it; in 1999, he’d told essentially the same story to the Dallas Morning News. All that was new was being on camera. Sandwiched between his recollections and White House communications director Dan Bartlett kicking them as "dirty politics," the documents appeared, accompanied by Mr. Rather saying they’d been verified by "a handwriting analyst and document expert." To bolster credence, there was an interview with a Texas Air Guard officer and friend of Killian’s, Robert Strong, who said the papers were "compatible" with the fella he remembered Jerry Killian being.

Not the most ringing testimony. Nor was the word of a single, unidentified, off-camera "expert" exactly open-and-shut proof. But Mr. Barnes was emphatic and—better yet—truthful. And Ben Barnes, Dan Rather said, was what the story was all about.

That’s not how it worked out.

Mr. Rather’s report hadn’t been over 10 minutes when a post appeared on the right-wing Web site FreeRepublic.com from "TankerKC," saying the documents were "not in the style that we used when I came into the USAF … can we get a copy of those memos?"

Three hours and a little later, fat met fire with another FreeRepublic posting, this one from a blogger named "Buckhead." He (or she—Buckhead won’t reveal his identity outside cyberspace) wrote:

Every single one of these memos to file is in a proportionally spaced font, probably Palatino or Times New Roman. In 1972 people used typewriters for this sort of thing, and typewriters used monospaced fonts. The use of proportionally spaced fonts did not come into common use for office memos until the introduction of laser printers, word processing software, and personal computers. They were not widespread until the mid to late 90’s. Before then, you needed typesetting equipment, and that wasn’t used for personal memos to file. Even the Wang systems that were dominant in the mid 80’s used monospaced fonts. I am saying these documents are forgeries, run through a copier for 15 generations to make them look old …. This should be pursued aggressively.

Here the plot starts a-thickening.

First (leaving aside how suspiciously well Buckhead puts sentences together for a righty blogger), there’s the extraordinary, yeah, boggling, knowledge of typewriting arcana. More remarkable still are the circumstances under which discernment occurred. Namely, viewing the document on a TV screen from a presumed distance of six to a dozen feet. Folks who make their living at this sort of thing rely on magnifying glasses, if not microscopes. And they don’t venture opinions unless the document’s in their puss.

Then there’s the warp speed with which Buckhead discerned monkey business. The last big document mess was the trove that conned Seymour Hersh into believing Jack Kennedy signed a contract with Marilyn Monroe agreeing to pay a hundred grand in consideration of her shutting up about their adventures between the sheets, as well as his pillow talk of owing the 1960 election to the good offices of Chicago mob boss Sam (Momo) Giancana. Their exposure (in which your correspondent had a walk-on) took weeks. And those documents were nutso on their face.

Another timing oddity which may or may not be related to the mysterious Buckhead, depending on your choice of villain, is the Pentagon’s release of allegedly newly-discovered records of Mr. Bush’s flight hours and middling piloting abilities one day almost to the minute before Mr. Rather’s report—following four months of insisting there were no more documents to disgorge. Second coincidence: The Pentagon release came hours after the Boston Globe, poring through yet other records, reported that Mr. Bush "fell well short of meeting his military obligation" by failing to report to a Boston-area Guard unit after he enrolled in the Harvard Business School, and by earlier ducking out on required training and drills for a total of nine months. Either could have landed Mr. Bush on full-time active duty for two years, potentially in Vietnam. But he received no punishment whatsoever.

Finally, there’s a detail that appears to have escaped press notice: The Web site where Buckhead’s posting appeared also happens to be the repository for anti-Jew, anti-Catholic, anti-homosexual, anti-John Kerry rants by Jerome R. Corsi, Ph.D. And whom, you ask, is Dr. Corsi? Co-author of the best-selling Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry, that’s who.

Anyhow, FreeRepublic devotees batted Buckhead’s discovery around a bit, in fashion somewhat less refined than Oxford Union joustings. Sample: "KERRY IS A NARCISSISTIC LIAR, GOLDBRICKER, AND TRAITOR!"

Meanwhile, things were cooking at another right-wing site, littlegreenfootballs.com, which joined the party at 11:30 p.m. eastern time with its own take. By morning, other bloggers were twittering and alarums were issuing from the established right, including (Salon reported) Cybercast News, part of veteran "liberal media" basher L. Brent Bozell’s empire; and Creative Response Concepts, an Arlington, Va., P.R. emporium whose clients include the Republican National Committee, the Christian Coalition and a lengthy list of like-minded others. Its senior staff is heavy with Pat Robertson alumni, one of whom serves as official spokesman for—you guessed right again—Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

Bloggers were in a frenzy now, traffic so heavy that one site got knocked offline by the volume. But most stayed in the hunt, and at 2:41 Thursday afternoon, with the Rather story less than 19 hours old, a blogger reported consulting with a forensic expert who’d assessed the Killian documents as fishy, too. Soon thereafter, an uncharacteristically tardy Matt Drudge weighed in with his first "FLASH!" This led to Bill Kristol’s Weekly Standard professing indignation at 5 p.m. An hour later, so did even huffier Fox, where Brit Hume reported that an office elf had created a Killian clone with Microsoft Word.

All that remained was for the allegedly nonpartisan mainstreammedia—"MSM," in blogspeak—to get into the act. They did so with relish, led by the A.P. and happy-to-pee-on-CBS-News ABC. The next day, the contretemps made The New York Times and The Washington Post, which played the story the same as they had the Swift Boat stuff: This guy says this, that guy says that, and even if we know who’s full of it, our job ain’t telling you.

Fresh from offering Bob Dole a platform to spread unchallenged slanders about John Kerry’s war wounds, Wolf Blitzer chipped in by posting on CNN’s Web site a 30-year old transcript of Dan Rather being unawed by Richard Nixon during a Watergate press conference. "Now," intoned Wolf, "the 72-year-old CBS News anchor finds himself in yet another confrontation with a Republican President." (For a hint of lupine motive, Google "Blitzer AIPAC").

From there it was off to the races, every furlong adding new typewriter experts offering this, that and the other opinion about Times New Roman, proportional spacing and "superscript," the gizmo that makes tiny "th’s" after numbers. Demonstrating thoroughness (or need to fill airtime and column inches), the press also served up quotes from various and sundry friends and family members of the principals involved—including the daughter of Ben Barnes, who phoned up a Dallas talk-radio station to call her father a liar.

Poor Mr. Barnes. Even if he did condemn some other mother’s son to Vietnam, you had to feel for him. On top of the Oedipal run-in with the kid (that’ll be an interesting Thanksgiving dinner), the Republican National Committee, well-prepared for this moment, disgorged an encyclopedia of bile enumerating his "ethical mishaps."

Midst the hubbub, which Mr. Kerry passed assuring Time (which was about to report him 11 points down and sinking), "I think we are doing extraordinarily well"—the Boston Globe stepped forward with new, unflattering information on Mr. Bush’s Guard tenure gathered from an officer in his unit, who identified himself as a non-Dubya-hating Republican lately gone over to the Dark Side. This elicited the following post on the conservative "News Forum": They are Hanoi Boi’s kneepad-wearing, Kool-Aid drinking buttboys.

On it went, until Dan Rather got fed up a lot quicker than John Kerry did with the Swift Boat buccaneers, and—as they say down Sam Houston State way—stuck an apple in the pig’s mouth.

Partly, at least.

Leading off his Friday newscast with the firestorm, Mr. Rather noted that "many" of those besieging him "are partisan political operatives" and stuck to his six-shooters about the Killian papers being on the up-and-up. For proof, he displayed a 1968 document about Mr. Bush’s service released by the Pentagon using the superscript feature his critics claimed hadn’t existed then, and quoted the owner of the company that distributes Times New Roman as saying it had been around since 1931. He also trotted out Robert Strong again and interviewed the previously unnamed document and handwriting expert, Marcel Matley, who’d done the verifying for 60 Minutes. Momentarily, that was good enough for Matt Drudge, who headlined: "KEY CHALLENGES TO NATIONAL GUARD DOCUMENTS ANSWERED."

Did that end it? Not on your life.

The furor’s continued, as have the attacks on CBS News, whose reach the right has reason to loathe. The New York Post even thinks it’s fingered the source of the Killian papers, an ex-Guardsman whose background couldn’t be better for Mr. Bush’s backers: illness acquired while on a Guard mission to Panama; lawsuit filed against the government; and—the really good part—two nervous breakdowns. Stand by for even grubbier tidbits, ’cause the Post’s on the case.

But a retired four-star who fought bravely in Vietnam pretty well settled one aspect of the debate in his autobiography some years back.

"I am angry that so many sons of the powerful and well-placed managed to wangle slots in Reserve and National Guard units," he wrote. "The policies determining who would be drafted and who would be deferred, who would serve and who would escape, who would die and who would live were an anti-democratic disgrace."

The book was called My American Journey; the author was Colin Powell.

Is there a moral in any of this, save further confirmation how sordidly frivolous "the most important election in our lifetime" has become?

Only for John Kerry.

Until lately, he’s had his finger in his ear, wondering how to stave off the looming prospect of losing Secret Service protection the morning after the election. The side that’s been urging caution, according to The Times, is led by the odd couple of Joe Lockhart and Bob Shrum, who has apparently been tuning in to Dr. Phil. The forces urging flank-speed attack are commanded by David Thorne, Mr. Kerry’s Yale roommate, former brother-in-law and still best friend.

Mr. Kerry’s usual guides in tough spots—polls and focus groups—delivered a mixed message, so this time he was on his own. It’s not yet certain where he’ll come down. And whether (for a change), he’ll stick to it when he does. But from what Mr. Kerry’s been saying the last week or two—calling Iraq "the wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time" and the "W." in Mr. Bush’s name standing for wrong on about everything else—it looks like he’s got his flak jacket on, and is steering to the sound of the guns.

If the Killian papers are a set-up, meant to discredit, distract, deflect (all of which they’ve done splendidly, whoever’s behind them), he knows who’s waiting in the weeds around the bend: people who will stop at nothing.

John Kerry met an enemy like that a long time ago. He did all right, then. He might again.

You may reach Robert Sam Anson via email at: rsamanson@observer.com.

This column ran on page 1 in the 9/20/2004 edition of The New York Observer.


TOPICS: Free Republic; Front Page News; News/Current Events
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

I don't know about how intelligent or verbally equipped everyone here is. Without Spell check I'd be ashamed to post!


201 posted on 09/15/2004 2:51:59 PM PDT by saleman
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To: Dr.Syn
"righty bloggers"

Taking bets that 'right blogger' will be the newest freeper name before the day is over.

202 posted on 09/15/2004 2:52:19 PM PDT by Eastbound ( "Ne'er a Scrooge or a Patsy be")
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To: NYCVirago
I like it!
This dork is arguing that Freepers are too smart, so we must not be real. It should take "weeks" (his words) to unravel a fake, because that's how long it would take a "progressive" neocom.

Best compliment of the week!
Thank you Mr. Anson.
By the way, here at Free Republic we have expertise in about two hundred disciplines, from physics to art. Mine is engineering, Art, History, Philosophy, geodesics, CAD/CAM.

No betwetting whiners, though.

203 posted on 09/15/2004 2:52:52 PM PDT by Publius6961 (I don't do diplomacy either)
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To: NYCVirago

"The Web site where Buckhead’s posting appeared also happens to be the repository for anti-Jew, anti-Catholic, anti-homosexual, anti-John Kerry rants by Jerome R. Corsi, Ph.D. And whom, you ask, is Dr. Corsi? Co-author of the best-selling Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry, that’s who."

Well, they are on to our vast right wing conspiracy. We're sunk now.

Seriously, if this is what passes for logic on the left, no wonder they are in the trouble they are in. Someone posted to a conservative board with 20,000 members, which was also posted to by a person that wrote an anti-Kerry book? Isn't that strange? There must be a connection!

There are certain "leaps of logic" which rational people know better than to take.

Sheesh.


204 posted on 09/15/2004 2:52:53 PM PDT by I still care (Proud member of the FR branch of the Pajama brigade.)
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To: Poser

"Buckhead shirts!" I LIKE that idea!!


205 posted on 09/15/2004 2:53:04 PM PDT by sneakers
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To: wideawake

Welcome to Buckhead, USA


206 posted on 09/15/2004 2:53:13 PM PDT by vivabushchick (To ensure we never offend anyone--like fanatics intent on killing us--no profiling will be allowed.)
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To: Eastbound

That's, 'righty blogger.'


207 posted on 09/15/2004 2:53:37 PM PDT by Eastbound ( "Ne'er a Scrooge or a Patsy be")
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To: Plutarch
I don't know how it works for the Buckhead organization, but at our meetings we all wear Zorro or Batman masks, so I don't actually know the real identities of the other conservatives who use my handle...
208 posted on 09/15/2004 2:54:29 PM PDT by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: Hank All-American

Now wait a minute....I'm John Galt!!


209 posted on 09/15/2004 2:55:06 PM PDT by John_Galt518
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To: NYCVirago

We need to FREEP this rsamanson@observer.com Everyone send him a nice email to tell him how we feel.


210 posted on 09/15/2004 2:56:12 PM PDT by Cableguy
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To: saleman
I don't know about how intelligent or verbally equipped everyone here is. Without Spell check I'd be ashamed to post!

I never use spell check.
It gives the typo and spelling police an occasional reason to live. Very occasional. Great for their self-esteem, though.

211 posted on 09/15/2004 2:56:27 PM PDT by Publius6961 (I don't do diplomacy either)
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To: MortMan
Now, just HOW in blue blazes did Buckhead (Truth Be With Him!) "ASSAULT" sKerry by simply starting the avalanche of truth?

To the left the truth IS an assault.

212 posted on 09/15/2004 2:56:41 PM PDT by cyncooper (We're mad as Zell and we're not going to take it anymore!)
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To: wagglebee
Somehow I prefer to think Buckhead more likely resembles this...
213 posted on 09/15/2004 2:56:44 PM PDT by trisham
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To: NYCVirago
leaving aside how suspiciously well Buckhead puts sentences together for a righty blogger

Yawn. I only hang out on Free Republic because so many of the posters are up to my linguistic and intellectual standards (National Merit Scholar, mid-70s), and the intelligent conversations are fascinating.

I made a post yesterday theorizing that one of the reasons the Left can't get traction on the Net is because so many of them are semi-literates.

And BTW - I've never read any of Anson's books, and now that I understand his thinking, I never will.

214 posted on 09/15/2004 2:57:09 PM PDT by an amused spectator
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To: NYCVirago

The writer writes poorly for a columnist. He ought to read more at FR to learn how to put some zip in his stuff.

And somehow I think that FR is mislabeled as a "blog" and its folks "bloggers."


215 posted on 09/15/2004 2:57:11 PM PDT by Actually_in_Tokyo (Soooo happy to be here with you all.)
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To: NYCVirago

216 posted on 09/15/2004 2:57:48 PM PDT by Eastbound ( "Ne'er a Scrooge or a Patsy be")
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To: Dr.Syn

You must be arrogant to be a liberal.
You must be insecure to be a liberal.
You must be an idiot(Unable to learn from past failures) to be a liberal.


217 posted on 09/15/2004 2:57:53 PM PDT by UltraKonservativen (( YOU CAN'T FIX STUPID ))
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To: NYCVirago

Sam Anson's hissy-fit. What a girlie man.


218 posted on 09/15/2004 2:58:01 PM PDT by mass55th (It's the superscript, stupid!!!!)
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To: wideawake

ROFLMAO!!!


219 posted on 09/15/2004 2:59:22 PM PDT by mass55th (It's the superscript, stupid!!!!)
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To: HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity wrote: I don't know how it works for the Buckhead organization, but at our meetings we all wear Zorro or Batman masks, so I don't actually know the real identities of the other conservatives who use my handle

You guys get to wear Batman masks at your meetings? How can I join?

220 posted on 09/15/2004 3:00:03 PM PDT by Kermit the Frog Does theWatusi
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To: NYCVirago
Who Is ‘Buckhead’? Kerry Assaulter Seemed Prepped

Intelligent people always seem prepped to the slack-jawed.
221 posted on 09/15/2004 3:00:34 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: NYCVirago
Meanwhile, things were cooking at another right-wing site, littlegreenfootballs.com, which joined the party at 11:30 p.m. eastern time with its own take. By morning, other bloggers were twittering and alarums were issuing from the established right, including (Salon reported) Cybercast News, part of veteran "liberal media" basher L. Brent Bozell’s empire; and Creative Response Concepts, an Arlington, Va., P.R. emporium whose clients include the Republican National Committee, the Christian Coalition and a lengthy list of like-minded others. Its senior staff is heavy with Pat Robertson alumni, one of whom serves as official spokesman for—you guessed right again—Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

Why don't you get out your crayons and draw us a chart, [expletive] [expletive] [expletive] [expletive] [expletive] [expletive] [expletive] [expletive] [expletive]?

The NYT has the decency to provide those for its semi-illiterate readers. You yourself say FReepers and rightbloggers don't speak with eru[expletive]dition. Why don't you make us a big chart so you can show us how stupid and ignorant we are?

Imagine the incredible story this journo has brought to us: right-wing bloggers read each others' blogs, follow each others' stories, and information flows between them. It must be a conspiracy!! He even found a link to the Swift Vets!!! Wow!

222 posted on 09/15/2004 3:01:51 PM PDT by xm177e2 (Stalinists, Maoists, Ba'athists, Pacifists: Why are they always on the same side?)
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To: NYCVirago

One thing people don't seem to remember is that we've been looking at DD214's and FBI files. We were reminded how the typing and forms looked back then. That very day I was talking to a Navy vet and we were laughing at how bad the old forms looked.


223 posted on 09/15/2004 3:02:43 PM PDT by tiki (Win one against the Flipper)
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To: aruanan

my dad's nickname is buckethead (really...i don't know why)
so i am son of buckethead......and we are expecting a son in january......we buckethead offspring will be legion!!!!


224 posted on 09/15/2004 3:04:12 PM PDT by cvn76
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To: dodger
No, no ... I am Buckhead!

I was Buckhead before I wasn't Buckhead

225 posted on 09/15/2004 3:05:24 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never Forget)
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To: dighton

How dare any of us have any degree of expertise on any subject, and compound that crime by using a computer to communicate it to others...


226 posted on 09/15/2004 3:05:32 PM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: newzjunkey
The MSM and the entertainment cartel are pretty much interchangeable in their ignorance. They can't know for instance, why, when watching the microseries 4400, I literally went straight up when the main scientist chick said... around seattle... 47 degrees north longitude...
227 posted on 09/15/2004 3:05:39 PM PDT by Publius6961 (I don't do diplomacy either)
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To: Kermit the Frog Does theWatusi
We meet at The Dubliner on Thursday nights. Look for the Lord Acton tie pins.
228 posted on 09/15/2004 3:08:53 PM PDT by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: NYCVirago
Who is Buckhead?

He's your worst nightmare.

He's a FReeper-and there are lots more of us.

229 posted on 09/15/2004 3:10:20 PM PDT by Jim Noble (Hillary becomes the RAT candidate on October 9. You saw it here first.)
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To: mtbopfuyn; Dont Mention the War
The New York Observer is not a real newspaper in the sense that you think of it. It's essentially a snotty gossip rag in newspaper format, published specifically for the media elites of Manhattan.

It's also printed on peach-colored paper. I always thought that was a reason not to take it seriously.

230 posted on 09/15/2004 3:10:24 PM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: saleman

I am Buckhead

231 posted on 09/15/2004 3:12:06 PM PDT by bigjoesaddle (Shrug)
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To: xm177e2; wagglebee; All

The smug and condescending denigration (in this article) of Americans exercising free speech speaks volumes about the mentality of liberal journalists in New York.


232 posted on 09/15/2004 3:14:38 PM PDT by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: NYCVirago
Sent to Mr. Anson:

Sir:

In today's column you write.

First (leaving aside how suspiciously well Buckhead puts sentences together for a righty blogger), there’s the extraordinary, yeah, boggling, knowledge of typewriting arcana.

I suppose to a leftist journalist, the process of creating the written word must be confusing - after all, who bothers to find out the mechanics of what he does for a living? - but the 'arcana' you write of could be intelligible even to you, if you'd bother to pull down the help menu of Microsoft Word. The differences between monospace and proportional fonts, and even nuances such as kerning, are a mere click-and-drag away. This isn't brain surgery.

The phoniness of the CBS News documents is immediately and transparently obvious to anyone with more than the most rudimentary knowledge of how the written word is rendered on paper or computer screen. Your reference to 'arcana' simply pigeonholes you as breathtakingly ignorant.

233 posted on 09/15/2004 3:14:58 PM PDT by Right Wing Professor (www.swiftvets.com: where the truth lives on, after 35 years of Kerry lies.)
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To: NYCVirago

I AM BUCKHEAD!


234 posted on 09/15/2004 3:17:12 PM PDT by COURAGE (A charter member of the Grim FReeper Club)
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If I ever get to go on TV again, I'm proudly going in my pajamas. :)


235 posted on 09/15/2004 3:17:26 PM PDT by tgiles
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To: spyone

http://www.buckhead.org/

http://www.buckheaduniforms.com/

http://www.buckheadbeef.com/

http://www.buckheadrestaurants.com/home2.html

http://www.buckheadbrewery.com/ I started here

best regards

dozer


236 posted on 09/15/2004 3:18:15 PM PDT by dozer7 (Love many, trust few and always paddle your own canoe)
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To: NYCVirago

I am Buckhead's father. Buckhead is my two year old daughter, whose diaperloads are smarter than Dan Rather by an order of magnitude.


237 posted on 09/15/2004 3:18:53 PM PDT by Go_Raiders ("Being able to catch well in a crowd just means you can't get open, that's all." -- James Lofton)
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To: bigjoesaddle
I'm Karl Rove.

By the way, did you know that Buckhead served in Vietnam? Kerry has the documents to prove it.

238 posted on 09/15/2004 3:18:53 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: NYCVirago
Oh the drama


239 posted on 09/15/2004 3:18:56 PM PDT by rudypoot (Kerry sold out the US for political gain before now and he is doing it again.)
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To: Right Wing Professor
The phoniness of the CBS News documents is immediately and transparently obvious to anyone with more than the most rudimentary knowledge of how the written word is rendered on paper or computer screen. Your reference to 'arcana' simply pigeonholes you as breathtakingly ignorant.

Excellent letter!

240 posted on 09/15/2004 3:21:47 PM PDT by NYCVirago
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To: Eastbound
Too late. Sucker bet.
241 posted on 09/15/2004 3:23:14 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (If you decide to kick the tiger in the ass...you'd better be prepared to deal with the teeth.)
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To: NYCVirago

Unfortunately his email box is full (wonder why?).


242 posted on 09/15/2004 3:23:23 PM PDT by Right Wing Professor (www.swiftvets.com: where the truth lives on, after 35 years of Kerry lies.)
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To: NYCVirago
This liar obviously looked over this board, but he deliberately ignores the fact that cbsnews.com posted the documents on their own website, and that is what we were reviewing. Disgusting.

Indeed. The person who wrote this trash is a liar.

243 posted on 09/15/2004 3:26:13 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Peach

This idiot leftist writer is parroting the ridiculous charge that the Pubbies set this up. Even the press knows that the docs came from Rat Campaign headquarters (probably Carvile the Snakehead). Why did this guy not know that fact?


244 posted on 09/15/2004 3:27:52 PM PDT by Paulus Invictus
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts; righty_blogger

Welcome to Free Republic, righty_blogger. I see you have not posted yet.


245 posted on 09/15/2004 3:27:54 PM PDT by Eastbound ( "Ne'er a Scrooge or a Patsy be")
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To: NYCVirago

I really have to question the timing of this.


246 posted on 09/15/2004 3:29:52 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Eastbound; righty_blogger; dighton
Haha!

Hey dighton, remember the night we got "Greg Packer" aboard? I always had a feeling that Greg was really someone we already knew...

247 posted on 09/15/2004 3:30:30 PM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: NYCVirago


Kerry "pep" Rally


248 posted on 09/15/2004 3:30:57 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (MAKE SURE YOUR YOU ARE CURRENTLY REGISTERED AND VOTE Nov 2nd!)
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To: Dr.Deth; Buckhead

Dr. Deth said:
"Someone send this stilted frothing sycophant the link. I want him to stand stark in the nomadic plains of his twisted liberal demagoguery, as his credibility is blasted from the bone like rust from the overpass. His argument is that of the hydrocephalic cur dueling his own tail (and succumbing). His prose puckers all sensibility like literary alum. The lengths of his fallacious leaps in logic stump grizzled civil engineers and bespectacled physicists who would seek to bridge the gap. In Tibet, he would be magnified by the pilgrims and elevated by the Lama for having achieved an unprecedented state of mental perfection through the elimination of all rational thought."

Excellent!!!. Reminds me of William Cowper Brann who would have said that this man's soul would rattle the inside of a mustard seed like birdshot in a #10 washtub.
His reasoning makes as much sense as the net product of nothing, the cube root of a vacumn, a hiatus in a hole. He is a bumptious pismire who imagines that his little head constitutes the intellectual cosmos. A man who couldn’t tell a fundamental principle from his funny bone. He may be a law abiding citizen, but the souls of ten thousand such men, if separated from their Gall, might play hide and seek on the surface of a copper penny for a hundred years and never find each other.
There are three kinds of liars at large in the land. The harmless Munchausen who romances for amusement, and whose falsehoods do no harm; the Machiavellian liar, whose mendacity bears the stamp of original genius, and the stupid prevaricator, who eschews the fetid vomit of other villains simply because he lacks a fecund brain to breed falsehoods to which he can play the father. ... He lies fluently, even entertainingly, but not consistently.

He is completely lost in a fog of his own making. Stuck in the bogs of brainless bigotry.
He is a a pestiferous pismire, a putty headed pedagogue, a mental microbe, a fiendish wolf of fanatacism.

He will be swept by the broom of Time into the rubbish heap of intellectual trash.


249 posted on 09/15/2004 3:32:54 PM PDT by Jonah Lomu (John F. Kerry "I will defeat terrorism through preemptive surrender")
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To: NYCVirago
This is Buckhead

No, wait! This is Buckhead

Nevermind! I finally found the REAL Buckhead (and he's got MoJo!)


250 posted on 09/15/2004 3:35:03 PM PDT by benjaminjjones
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