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On a sudden hush in the media (The left gets the heeby-geebies)
American Thinker ^ | 7-4-06 | J.R.Dunn-OP/ED

Posted on 07/04/2006 6:54:04 PM PDT by smoothsailing

On a sudden hush in the media

By J.R.Dunn

July 4, 2006

Is it my imagination, or is there a sudden hush in the shrieking media barrage today? Was it only yesterday that the NYT and WaPo were roaring and thundering, month after month, at President Bush and the GOP—- to surprisingly little effect? Have we run out of phony scandals yet?

Where is the Bush = Hitler crowd?

To be sure, the Kossacks are still fussing in a corner of the web. And any moment now the heavy artillery of the Left may resume lobbing shell after exploding shell at the White House, the neocons, the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, not to mention Big Oil, Big Business and Big Fatty Food. It's all they know.

My intuition hints at something else. Has an email has gone out from Hillary's campaign? Has somebody run a panic poll?  Has Murtha been told to shut it for now?

Maybe the Democrats just got it—- that they have now defined themselves to lose the 2006 elections. The Democrat Party stands for open treason in a time of war.

Their house journal—- the New York Times—- has made it official, by publishing secrets that will surely end up killing US agents, soldiers and allies in the field. The next big terrorist attack will point the finger of blame at our domestic Fifth Column—- the media establishment.

Where will the next terrorist hammer fall?  Israel – London – New York City? Wherever it does, the guilty party is now beyond reasonable doubt in the eyes of millions of Americans.

Just to top it off, in a fit of  hubris the NYT has published the home addresses of Dick Cheney's and Donald Rumsfeld, complete with a photograph pinpointing a hidden security camera in Rumsfeld's driveway.  It is a plain invitation to terrorists and crazies: Go and kill these men. Here is where they live. Just drive a truck bomb past this house, or crash a private plane with half a ton of ammonium nitrate. Go ahead. We're pointing the way.

You know the reasons why—- we've riled you up, day after day, for six whole years. Now you know where they live.

We are protected by the First Amendment. We are above the law.

This administration's greatest gift is its enemies. The Attorney General could appoint a Special Prosecutor to ferret out the New York Times' spies in the CIA, State, the Pentagon, Congress. The precedent has been set by Plame-Wilson, first stoked by the NYT Editorial Page.

Spies can be sent to jail. Journalists can be jailed for hiding their sources.

My guess is that the Attorney General will never do it.

He doesn't need to.

All the administration needs is a thirty-second television ad in late September.

Still Photo: 9/11. A man jumping from the burning Twin Towers.

Still Photo: President Bush at Ground Zero.

Still Photo: Media headlines attacking Bush.

Still Photo: A wounded soldier with the President.

Zoom in on the front page of the New York Times, with a voice-over saying:

"Would you vote for these people to protect your country?"


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: electioncongress; enemedia; nyt; treasontimes
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1 posted on 07/04/2006 6:54:06 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

It the July 4th Holiday, liberals and media hate it, and they took the day off, with the exception of a very few.


2 posted on 07/04/2006 6:57:54 PM PDT by TommyDale (Stop the Nifongery!)
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To: smoothsailing

No one pays much attention to politics over the summer. They are saving up the phony scandals now until after Labor Day. Unless there's something really dramatic, we'll only see a bit of prep work before then.


3 posted on 07/04/2006 6:59:24 PM PDT by AntiGuv ("..I do things for political expediency.." - Sen. John McCain on FOX News)
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To: smoothsailing

The only thing I disagree with in this article is the need for a Special Prosecutor. Give the job to Fitzgerald since he has "made his bones" indicting Scooter hence is invulnerable to RAT/Traitor criticism.


4 posted on 07/04/2006 7:01:02 PM PDT by justshutupandtakeit (If you believe ANYTHING in the Treason Media you are a fool.)
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To: TommyDale

They didn't take the day off

I think I heard Micheal Savage start bashing that Pinchy guy from the NYT for putting on the front page on July 4th the picture of the soldier accused of raping the Iraqi girl and killing her and her family.


5 posted on 07/04/2006 7:01:26 PM PDT by KavMan
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To: smoothsailing
All the administration needs is a thirty-second television ad in late September.

Still Photo: 9/11. A man jumping from the burning Twin Towers.

Still Photo: President Bush at Ground Zero.

Still Photo: Media headlines attacking Bush.

Still Photo: A wounded soldier with the President.

Zoom in on the front page of the New York Times, with a voice-over saying:

"Would you vote for these people to protect your country?"

You're correct. All that is needed. Pick up seats in both houses and a shoo-in for '08.

6 posted on 07/04/2006 7:01:44 PM PDT by Chuck54 ("A truly wealthy man is one who can live his life as he wishes")
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To: TommyDale
You're right, of course. But I thoroughly enjoyed today, and now before I turn in for the night, I want to take one more blast at these cretins.

Cheers!

ss

7 posted on 07/04/2006 7:04:03 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: justshutupandtakeit
Give the job to Fitzgerald ...

I agree!

8 posted on 07/04/2006 7:05:12 PM PDT by Theresawithanh (Veni, vidi, velcro - I came, I saw, I stuck around...)
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To: smoothsailing
"Would you vote for these people to protect your country?"

Sadly enough, tens of millions of Americans will vote for the candidates from the Party of Treason.
9 posted on 07/04/2006 7:05:42 PM PDT by Pox (If it's a Coward you are searching for, you need look no further than the Democrats.)
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To: smoothsailing
All I have to say is the Grey lady is a tramp and should be treated as such. that is all.
10 posted on 07/04/2006 7:08:19 PM PDT by scatterbrained (people who ask you to be open minded do so because you don't agree with them.)
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To: smoothsailing

11 posted on 07/04/2006 7:08:37 PM PDT by new cruelty (Happy Independence Day!)
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To: smoothsailing
"Was it only yesterday that the NYT and WaPo were roaring and thundering, month after month, at President Bush and the GOP—- to surprisingly little effect?"

Sounds like the "True Conservative" fringers around here.

12 posted on 07/04/2006 7:08:38 PM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: smoothsailing
The Democrat Party stands for open treason in a time of war.

Another addition to my Tag Line Gallery!!

13 posted on 07/04/2006 7:10:28 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Let them die of thirst in the dark.)
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To: Pox
It is sad, my FRiend, but beyond sad if we let them win. Now is an important time, most likely a defining moment for our nation.

We who care, CAN NOT FAIL.

Spread the word.

14 posted on 07/04/2006 7:10:42 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: smoothsailing
There is, actually, a rumbling of discontent within the Democratic party that is directly attributable to the NY Times's recent outrage, the sudden shower of "our troops are murderers" stories, the puff pieces directed Murtha's and Kerry's way, and the promotion of grotesqueries such as the Daily Kos as the new voice of the party.

It is simply this - Dean may want it to be 1972 all over again but Hillary does not. The screamers then gave the election to Nixon. The screamers now don't care for anything but their own self-aggrandizement. To have her most powerful allies, the media, decide to promote the radical wing of the party she intends to ride to power is not how the script was written. It will be corrected, and the Times will fall into line - or else.

15 posted on 07/04/2006 7:11:07 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: smoothsailing

I think they realize that hate is not working. Unfortunately for them, hate is all they have. I stand by my tag-line...


16 posted on 07/04/2006 7:12:18 PM PDT by gridlock (The 'Pubbies will pick up two (2) seats in the Senate and four (4) seats in the House in 2006)
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To: smoothsailing
Just to top it off, in a fit of hubris the NYT has published the home addresses of Dick Cheney's and Donald Rumsfeld, complete with a photograph pinpointing a hidden security camera in Rumsfeld's driveway.

Did they really do this? I mean... did they REALLY do this??

17 posted on 07/04/2006 7:13:08 PM PDT by wizardoz ("Let them eat Hamas." - Luke Skyfreeper)
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To: CWOJackson
While you're at it, Chief, howsabout adding my tagline to your collection!

:-)

18 posted on 07/04/2006 7:14:14 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: CWOJackson

""Was it only yesterday that the NYT and WaPo were roaring and thundering, month after month, at President Bush and the GOP—- to surprisingly little effect?"
Sounds like the "True Conservative" fringers around here."

I have been wondering if there was a purge around here.


19 posted on 07/04/2006 7:14:24 PM PDT by babaloo
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To: smoothsailing
Has Murtha been told to shut it for now?

Good piece ss. I think J.R. Dunn may have nailed it but if he's right it's kind of a shame because the more Murtha opens his mouth, the deeper he implants his foot.

Hope everyone had a wonderful Independence Day and God Bless America and our troops.

20 posted on 07/04/2006 7:15:05 PM PDT by jazusamo (DIANA IREY for Congress, PA 12th District: Retire murtha.)
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To: smoothsailing

You got it!


21 posted on 07/04/2006 7:15:19 PM PDT by CWOJackson (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: wizardoz
"Did they really do this? I mean... did they REALLY do this??"

Yup.
The Slimes is well.... as slimy as they come.
They are beyond the pale.
22 posted on 07/04/2006 7:15:56 PM PDT by Jameison
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To: CWOJackson; freedumb2003
Sorry, Chief, meant that reply to go to freedumb2003!
23 posted on 07/04/2006 7:17:48 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: babaloo
<">I have been wondering if there was a purge around here.

I think some folks are still in shock over the national referendum on immigration in Utah last week. Along with Tancredo, his PAC, the buchanan's and their PAC, many of the fringers invested a lot of time and effort into pumping up the "referendum"...only to get slapped down pretty solidly.

There are a few around claiming it was only a primary, nothing more. What a difference a week and the voters choice makes.

24 posted on 07/04/2006 7:19:05 PM PDT by CWOJackson (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: Chuck54

Doesn't even have to be the just the GOP running those ads.
Conservative 527'2 are going to hammer The Slimes during this November's election s campaign.


25 posted on 07/04/2006 7:19:34 PM PDT by Jameison
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To: CWOJackson
"I think some folks are still in shock over the national referendum on immigration in Utah last week"

There was a national referendum in Utah last week?
Who knew?
We mussta missed it here in New York.
Thy never run that "national" referendum in this part of the country.
26 posted on 07/04/2006 7:21:49 PM PDT by Jameison
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To: gridlock
I agree on the +2 Senate, but I believe it will be +6 House. We're definitely on the same page!

SS

27 posted on 07/04/2006 7:23:04 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: Jameison

My God. That is truly astounding. I am just... amazed. And appalled.


28 posted on 07/04/2006 7:23:07 PM PDT by wizardoz ("Let them eat Hamas." - Luke Skyfreeper)
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To: smoothsailing
Naw, the first-line presstitutes and talking heads are away for a couple of weeks in Hilton Head, Paris, Murtha's Vineyard, Grand Cayman, the Geraldo Riviera, Acapulco, the Hamptons.......y'know, all those places the little people, the poor, the oppressed and the downtrodden go to vacation.

Leni

29 posted on 07/04/2006 7:23:57 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: jazusamo

Someone posted an article last week saying that the Dims were starting to move away from Murtha like they have with Cindy Sheehan, in the wake of his recent MTP performance. Even they, it seems, realize just how badly Murtha's jumped the shark.


30 posted on 07/04/2006 7:24:03 PM PDT by CFC__VRWC (AIDS, abortion, euthanasia - Don't liberals just kill ya?)
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To: CWOJackson
"There are a few around claiming it was only a primary, nothing more"

It was.
The elections in the Cali 50th District wasn't a primary though.
It was the real election, and the guy that was strongly anti-illegal immigrants won, despite his predecessor being convicted of corruption.
31 posted on 07/04/2006 7:24:19 PM PDT by Jameison
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To: smoothsailing
If I were President,

I'd announce that we would not seek the death penalty for treason for the person who disclosed this critical wartime intelligence secret to the times, if they came forward before we caught them.

And I'd say nothing more about it...

32 posted on 07/04/2006 7:24:24 PM PDT by null and void (Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it. - Agatha Christy)
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To: CWOJackson

LOL

http://www.slate.com/id/2145017/


33 posted on 07/04/2006 7:25:51 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (Deport the United States Senate)
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To: CWOJackson
OK!!!!!!!
34 posted on 07/04/2006 7:25:55 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: MinuteGal
......y'know, all those places the little people, the poor, the oppressed and the downtrodden go to vacation.

Just think, we've only got a few weeks left before the non-stop deluge of bitching and whining from the media about the President's trip to Crawford starts. Oh goody.

35 posted on 07/04/2006 7:27:05 PM PDT by CFC__VRWC (AIDS, abortion, euthanasia - Don't liberals just kill ya?)
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To: Soul Seeker

Thanks for the link...that's a pretty good read. I think I'll e-mail it to Congressman Tom Terrific's office.


36 posted on 07/04/2006 7:27:44 PM PDT by CWOJackson (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: smoothsailing

I really haven't paid any attention to the media today.

But last I checked the main stories were about the failed missile tests from North Korea, Americans' patriotism undampened, and the feud brewing between Kos and Liberal Dems like Lieberman on Conneticutt. If they have lessoned their attacks, it's because they have their own problems taking center stage with that primary and the NYT's. I'm sure it's only temporary..if this author's impression is accurate.


37 posted on 07/04/2006 7:29:48 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (Deport the United States Senate)
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To: CFC__VRWC
Even they, it seems, realize just how badly Murtha's jumped the shark.

I believe you're correct. I also read that piece and don't know why it took them so long to realize it. There were many here that knew it when he came out with cold blooded killer fiasco.

38 posted on 07/04/2006 7:30:22 PM PDT by jazusamo (DIANA IREY for Congress, PA 12th District: Retire murtha.)
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To: jazusamo
You make a good point. It tears at me. I do wish Murtha would shut up, but at the same time I know he's the gift that keeps on giving.

Jaz, I hope you had a fine day today. Freepmail on the way.

39 posted on 07/04/2006 7:30:32 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: CFC__VRWC

Well Cindy is getting ready for her summer of publicity. I am not sure how the Dems will be able to remove that anchor from around their combined necks.


40 posted on 07/04/2006 7:31:42 PM PDT by babaloo
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To: CWOJackson

That is the best you can do? :-)


41 posted on 07/04/2006 7:32:26 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (Deport the United States Senate)
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To: Billthedrill
The screamers now don't care for anything but their own self-aggrandizement.

Precisely, Bill! They all are studying their options for a functionary spot in a 2008 "Democrat Administration" by trying to out-do their Kos-compadres.

Guess what? The mainstream media smokescreen has made them think they have any kind of chance at all.

But the actual America views them as stupid twentysomethings, as the actual America properly has viewed all twentysomethings throughout our history.

They will crash and burn, thereby learning the lesson of twentysomethings since time immemorial.

No matter how much the MSM tries to prop them up.

42 posted on 07/04/2006 7:32:37 PM PDT by JennysCool (Roll out the Canarble Wagon!)
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To: smoothsailing
I agree on the +2 Senate, but I believe it will be +6 House. We're definitely on the same page!

Can't you just hear the wailing and knashing of teeth that will emerge from the Donks come November 8? After all, all of the pre-election polling will no doubt show them winning handily. I can already predict that they will conclude that the Republican victories must be due to dirty tricks, voter suppression and DIEBOLD.

43 posted on 07/04/2006 7:33:00 PM PDT by gridlock (The 'Pubbies will pick up two (2) seats in the Senate and four (4) seats in the House in 2006)
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To: Soul Seeker

I could always send in to bay buchanan as well. If she's not too busy counting her earnings from the referendum it might strike a nerve with her.


44 posted on 07/04/2006 7:33:27 PM PDT by CWOJackson (Support The Troops-Support The Mission--Please Visit http://www.irey.com--&--Vets4Irey.com)
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To: KavMan

The photo of the soldier being led away in handcuffs was HUGE on the front page so no one could miss it. Disgusting.


45 posted on 07/04/2006 7:34:01 PM PDT by RedRover (I found inner peace by donating to Free Republic. Freep the thon!)
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To: smoothsailing

Good article. The hush is a well timed pause during Independence Day / weekend. They were probably hoping terrorists would pick up their slack...they didn't want to look too obvious over the 4th.


46 posted on 07/04/2006 7:35:08 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: smoothsailing

The Treason Times needs fome Jail Times.

Pray for W and Our Freedom Fighters


47 posted on 07/04/2006 7:37:08 PM PDT by bray (Hey Zaqueeri, say hello to Hitler, Stalin and Mohamhead)
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To: CWOJackson; All

I'm content to simply let you speak.

Your willingness to claim one result yet not respond to an article substantively that disputes your claim about the election with anything but childish insults, well, it speaks for itself about the strength of your contentions.

Thank you for helping derail your own argument. :-)


48 posted on 07/04/2006 7:38:09 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (Deport the United States Senate)
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To: TommyDale
Yes...the libs were just re-loading ammo. I had Fox News on for a few minutes today, and the few libs who Fox could get to appear just used the Korean missile situation as an opportunity to attack Bush.

Liberals suck. With a vengeance.

49 posted on 07/04/2006 7:39:19 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat (I am SO glad to no longer be associated with the party of "dependence on government"!)
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To: Soul Seeker

Thanks for the link to the Slate article - according to them, both Bilbray and Cannon ARE strongly anti-illegal aliens. Good news.


50 posted on 07/04/2006 7:39:37 PM PDT by hsalaw
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