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Report: Democrats Demanded Release of Protester Who Assaulted Sec. Rice
Thursday, October 25, 2007 | Kristinn

Posted on 10/25/2007 10:09:42 AM PDT by kristinn

In a report posted on the website Atlantic Free Press, Code Pink leader Medea Benjamin claims that a high-ranking Democrat staffer demanded the immediate release of the protesters who were arrested at yesterday's House hearing where Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was assaulted by a Code Pink protester.

Benjamin, who was also arrested by Capitol Police outside the hearing room, wrote this morning that, "The Deputy Chief of Staff of the House Foreign Relations Committee contacted the Capitol Police later in the day to again relay that their (sic) is a policy of that committee to not arrest Citizen (sic) protesters but to instead escort them out of the room. The Deputy asked for the CODEPINK members to be released promptly from custody."

Code Pink has many allies in the Democratic majority who facilitate their illegal behavior. The assault by Code Pink on Sec. Rice crossed a line. That the Democrats demanded the immediate release of the Code Pink protesters is an appalling abuse of power and an insult to Sec. Rice.


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1 posted on 10/25/2007 10:09:43 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

She has fulfilled her mission given by the Dems. Now she is ready to be deployed for her next attack.


2 posted on 10/25/2007 10:11:39 AM PDT by SolidWood ("I knew my God was bigger than his. I knew that my God was a real God and his was an idol.")
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To: kristinn

Who is the Deputy Chief of Staff of the House Foreign Relations Committee?


3 posted on 10/25/2007 10:12:01 AM PDT by SoldierMedic (Rowan Walter, 23 Feb 2007 Ramadi)
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To: kristinn

That “protester” had a look of pure insanity. The Dem’s constant pandering to the nut fringe is getting way out of hand.


4 posted on 10/25/2007 10:12:12 AM PDT by JennysCool (Don't taze me, Bro!)
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To: kristinn

They demanded their release but were they in fact released?


5 posted on 10/25/2007 10:12:42 AM PDT by ladtx ( "Never miss a good chance to shut up." - - Will Rogers)
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To: kristinn

Actual assault crosses the line, you ignorant libdolt Demcscum.

Oh, that’s right, I forgot: Laws are only supposed to apply to conservatives. Morally superior Demscum /spit are supposed to be above the law. My bad.


6 posted on 10/25/2007 10:13:02 AM PDT by piytar
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To: kristinn; Admin Moderator

Thanks for the update. Great post. If born true, this is absolutely appalling! This should be in the breaking news sidebar.


7 posted on 10/25/2007 10:13:09 AM PDT by jrooney (The democrats are the friend of our enemy and the enemy of our friends. Attack them, not GW!)
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To: kristinn
The Deputy asked for the CODEPINK members to be released promptly from custody.

You can have any of the Code Pinkos that were peacefully sitting there, but like hell is that witch that assaulted Rice getting out of jail.

8 posted on 10/25/2007 10:13:27 AM PDT by Domandred (Eagles soar, but unfortunately weasels never get sucked into jet engines)
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To: JennysCool

I hope that the dems continue to pander to the loons.


9 posted on 10/25/2007 10:14:06 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: kristinn

Unbelieveable. I hope its not true. The Dems are really showing their colors now ... succumbing to any sideshow, any form of flack, and abetting assault on public figures.


10 posted on 10/25/2007 10:14:12 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: jrooney; admin; kristinn

I’ll second that!


11 posted on 10/25/2007 10:14:19 AM PDT by JennysCool (Don't taze me, Bro!)
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To: kristinn
With the holidays coming up there is a good opportunity to discuss this incident with liberal family and friends.

12 posted on 10/25/2007 10:14:31 AM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: kristinn

I’m still confused as to how the moonbat was able to get that close to Ms. Rice.


13 posted on 10/25/2007 10:14:43 AM PDT by EggsAckley
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To: kristinn

I wonder how the Dems would react if an anti-abortion protestor with bloody hands accosted Ruth Bader Ginsberg on her way to court?


14 posted on 10/25/2007 10:15:18 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (...."We're the govt, and we're here to hurt."....)
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To: kristinn
The request for release by senior Dem staffers and the presence of the protesters at that hearing combine to give the impression that at least one Representative has violated House ethics/rules as the protesters are seemingly acting on behalf of Dems.
15 posted on 10/25/2007 10:17:16 AM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: JennysCool; kristinn
The Dem’s constant pandering to the nut fringe is getting way out of hand

Why is it assumed people like this woman are the fringe of the socialist Democrats?
16 posted on 10/25/2007 10:17:39 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: EggsAckley
“how the moonbat was able to get that close to Ms. Rice.”

By Dem invite is my bet.

17 posted on 10/25/2007 10:18:56 AM PDT by MPJackal ("From my cold dead hands.")
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To: kristinn

The whole thing was an orchestrated setup from the word go. The Dems knew it was going to happen? Hell, they made it happen! The staffers and the committee chair always know in advance what is going to transpire in their hearings. This was a show for the base and for the kook fringe. Did the MSM widely cover this abomination? If the did, it was only in passing I’m sure, ie, PROTESTER CONFRONTS RICE, now for sports............


18 posted on 10/25/2007 10:19:14 AM PDT by Red Badger ( We don't have science, but we have consensus.......)
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To: kristinn

Oh, and another thought. I wonder how the photographer happened to be so perfectly positioned to catch that shot. Who was that photographer, and who does s/he work for?


19 posted on 10/25/2007 10:19:43 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (...."We're the govt, and we're here to hurt."....)
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To: Man50D

Good point. But most of them don’t have fake blood dripping from their hands. Yet, at least.


20 posted on 10/25/2007 10:19:45 AM PDT by JennysCool (Don't taze me, Bro!)
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To: kristinn

Maybe if they would sit down and shut up like normal, respectable people, they wouldn’t spend 100 nights out of the year in jail.


21 posted on 10/25/2007 10:19:48 AM PDT by wastedyears (A cosmic castaway)
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To: SaxxonWoods
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
22 posted on 10/25/2007 10:20:52 AM PDT by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: Man50D

"We, Democrats, are above all laws. Nothing can stop us. Fear us."

23 posted on 10/25/2007 10:21:28 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: kristinn
I think the whole thing was a set up to embarrass Dr. Rice orchestrated by the Dems.
24 posted on 10/25/2007 10:21:48 AM PDT by Americanexpat (A strong democracy through citizen oversight.)
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To: kristinn

When I saw the look on Secretary Rice’s face, she didn’t look one bit worried. In fact, I was hoping she would nail the Pinko between the eyes with a solid left hook!


25 posted on 10/25/2007 10:21:56 AM PDT by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: piytar

but but but...was if for the chillruns?

if it was for the chillruns then it was

all all right...

HELLO CRAZYEEE LIBERALLSS!!!!!!!


26 posted on 10/25/2007 10:23:43 AM PDT by flat
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To: All

It was O’Reilly who showed a clip from the Bill Maher show where the lunies got out of hand in his audience and disrupted this live TV program.

He said that eventually someone is going to get hurt. They are at the point of violence, and he is right.


27 posted on 10/25/2007 10:23:48 AM PDT by Madeleine Ward
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To: TommyDale

“In fact, I was hoping she would nail the Pinko between the eyes with a solid left hook!”

Man, I would pay top dollar to see that!


28 posted on 10/25/2007 10:24:16 AM PDT by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: TommyDale
When I saw the look on Secretary Rice’s face, she didn’t look one bit worried. In fact, I was hoping she would nail the Pinko between the eyes with a solid left hook!

She probably would impose sanctions against the woman.
29 posted on 10/25/2007 10:24:20 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: kristinn

Pay attention class, this is the kind of thing that will happen on a daily basis if we allow another democrat into the White House...............


30 posted on 10/25/2007 10:24:29 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (HEY JORGE, SHUT UP AND BUILD THE BLEEPING FENCE, ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS.)
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To: rockabyebaby

If these nut’s try to turn it on a Dim administration they’ll get their heads cracked and you’ll hear nary a peep out of the media.


31 posted on 10/25/2007 10:27:22 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim ("mountainous pomposity and cloying spirituality")
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To: kristinn

At least in Baghdad anyone getting that close and threatening the Secretary of State would have been shot dead.


32 posted on 10/25/2007 10:27:24 AM PDT by oldbill
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To: AnnaZ
Why I love Condi:


33 posted on 10/25/2007 10:27:46 AM PDT by rintense (I'm 4 Thompson!)
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To: SaxxonWoods
"I wonder how the Dems would react if an anti-abortion protestor with bloody hands accosted Ruth Bader Ginsberg on her way to court?"

Quote of the day.

34 posted on 10/25/2007 10:27:54 AM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Southack

Yesterday I called the Capital Police, the Speaker, the Minority leader, Cong Lantos, and my Congressman.
And asked them what the hell kind of government security they are running, and asked that this women be charged to the fullest.

Everyone should do the same. (called my Congressman again today, he has been getting calls)

Republicans in Congress should be raising hell today, and CP should be banned from protests in the Capital.


35 posted on 10/25/2007 10:28:55 AM PDT by roses of sharon
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To: kristinn

Josh Bolton should call up all of the Democrat Committee chairmen and chairwomen in both houses and inform that no more Executive Branch officials will be testifying before their committees until their personal security is assured and that further testimony will resume only after Code Pink has been completely excluded from the sessions.


36 posted on 10/25/2007 10:29:07 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner
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To: rockabyebaby

?? It already does


37 posted on 10/25/2007 10:29:32 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Mrs Clinton! How'd your campain fund get so big????? "Ancient Chinese Secret!!!!")
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To: Man50D

Doesn’t it strike you funny that representatives from the WH now need to bring their own Secret Service protection with them when visiting Congress. Wow, Dems can truly protect this nation - they cannot even provide protection to administration witnesses.


38 posted on 10/25/2007 10:29:47 AM PDT by Jigajog
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To: rintense

Look at the eyes on that woman. She is as crazy as a loon.


39 posted on 10/25/2007 10:29:58 AM PDT by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: Madeleine Ward
(O'Reilly) said that eventually someone is going to get hurt. They are at the point of violence, and he is right.

To which I say, BRING IT! I will NOT start the fight -- any fight -- but I WILL finish one that someone brings to me!!! And if one of these traitorous liberal pukes ones to bring one to me, I'm OK with that! (Not just bravado, I've been there, done that.)

40 posted on 10/25/2007 10:31:49 AM PDT by piytar
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To: kristinn
Code Pinko state of mind: Anguished inner voice screaming,
“Daddy!
Love me Daddy!
Daddy! Look at me!
Daddy! Please, Daddy!
Why won’t you love me!
Wahhhhhh!”

I’m not a psychiatrist, I’m a Metaproctologist.
But I did stay at the Redd Logg Inn last night!

42 posted on 10/25/2007 10:32:41 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ("Don't touch that thing")
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To: Madeleine Ward

“It was O’Reilly who showed a clip from the Bill Maher show where the lunies got out of hand in his audience and disrupted this live TV program.

He said that eventually someone is going to get hurt. They are at the point of violence, and he is right.”

Didn’t one of them try to knife a MoveAmericaForward supporter in Berkeley? You gotta love naked hypocrisy.


43 posted on 10/25/2007 10:32:44 AM PDT by Slapshot68
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I notified Drudge. I think everyone should send him the info.

This lunatic woman should be sitting in a jail cell and not released per the democrats requests. She assaulted Condi Rice and could have easily attacked her with a deadly weapon, while Condi was going to testify before Congress. This is a very sad day. To those that wanted to teach republicans a lesson, thank you. This is what you get with democrats in charge. Shame on the democrats, code pink and those that thought punishing the republicans was a good thing.

44 posted on 10/25/2007 10:32:47 AM PDT by jrooney (The democrats are the friend of our enemy and the enemy of our friends. Attack them, not GW!)
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To: Madeleine Ward

I agree. Their anger and irrational behavior has knotched up quite a bit when they lost the 2004 elections. It was the first time that Dem activists resorted to property damage (tire slashing, smashing office windows and etc). If they lose the 2008 elections I think violence will happen. A good criminologists will tell you that once a person loses the fear for destroying property, attacks on a human being is only a short distance away. Look at all your criminals who do assault and battery, and other serious assualts/murders, they all began with petty vandalism, working their way up to smashing property before they culminate with assualts and serious crimes.


45 posted on 10/25/2007 10:32:59 AM PDT by Fee (An American empire can only be built by leaders with the stomach of Romans.)
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To: piytar
PIMF: And if one of these traitorous liberal pukes wants ones to bring one to me, I'm OK with that! (Not just bravado, I've been there, done that.)
46 posted on 10/25/2007 10:33:32 AM PDT by piytar
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To: kristinn

Popcorn, anyone?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wm6x4pw6970


47 posted on 10/25/2007 10:34:01 AM PDT by TNPatriot (No arsenal ... is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. -RR)
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To: kristinn

This person should be prosecuted to the fullest extent!

Hope everyone picks up their phone!

Here’s a silly question but did the MSM pick up this assault?


48 posted on 10/25/2007 10:34:09 AM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: L98Fiero

And Condi is as cold as ice. I love it.


49 posted on 10/25/2007 10:34:32 AM PDT by rintense (I'm 4 Thompson!)
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To: Man50D
The Dem’s constant pandering to the nut fringe is getting way out of hand

Why is it assumed people like this woman are the fringe of the socialist Democrats?

Are you saying people like her are the mainstream of the Dem party?

50 posted on 10/25/2007 10:34:38 AM PDT by subterfuge (HILLARY IS: She who must not be Dismayed)
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