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Activist stomped outside Paul-Conway debate (Suspected terrorist tries to approach Rand Paul)
washington post ^ | 10/26/2010 | Washington Post

Posted on 10/26/2010 4:02:32 AM PDT by tobyhill

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that a female MoveOn.org supporter was attacked by backers of Kentucky GOP Senate candidate Rand Paul on Monday when she attempted to approach Paul outside his final debate with Democrat Jack Conway in Lexington.

At one point, violence broke out when Lauren Valle of MoveOn.org approached Paul and tried to give him an "employee of the month award" from Republicorp. Republicorp is a fake business MoveOn created to symbolize what it says is the merger of the GOP and business interests controlling political speech. Television video shows Valle, of Washington, D.C., being pushed to the ground and at least one foot stepping down on her head.

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1 posted on 10/26/2010 4:02:36 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Mess with the bull, ya get the horns...


2 posted on 10/26/2010 4:08:50 AM PDT by BullDog108 ("There is no way to refudiate her strategery, so they misunderestimate her.")
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To: tobyhill
This was on Yahoo News a minute ago...the headline just identified her as a "woman". Woman's head stepped on by Rand Paul supporters
3 posted on 10/26/2010 4:09:35 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: tobyhill

They don’t put up with this kind of crap in Kentucky.


4 posted on 10/26/2010 4:10:20 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Dallas59

She was in disguise and attempting to approach Rand Paul to hand him some sort of object.


5 posted on 10/26/2010 4:11:23 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: Dallas59

The left gets a taste of their own medicine. Sorry, at this point I have no pity...I’d like to stomp a few myself...


6 posted on 10/26/2010 4:11:49 AM PDT by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: Russ
"yeah I was just out here trying to get my message out. But someone stepped on my head so I have bit of a headach"
Lol!
7 posted on 10/26/2010 4:13:51 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: tobyhill

per the photo - it’s on her upper back / shoulder area as to contain her...

I love it whent he leftist cry like little babies when they don’t get their way - and the press writes this article as if completely shocked...

The media and the socialist need to grow up - this isn’t 6th grade anymore...adult US citizens have had enough of glorified hollywood types fromt eh media and other org’s like Move On telling them what’s best for them...

she got exactly what she dished out -


8 posted on 10/26/2010 4:20:20 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: Russ

I know what you mean - I’m having a mother-in-law, cadillac, cliff moment here myself.

This kind of physical assault is wrong, but it IS a moveon.org person. I will enjoy the moment, but I will feel guilty (I’m trying to see what it feels like to be a “moderate”, lol)


9 posted on 10/26/2010 4:20:35 AM PDT by chickadee
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To: tobyhill

I love the headlines this morning.

‘Woman assaulted by Rand Paul supporters.’

As if this was some innocent woman just walking by.


10 posted on 10/26/2010 4:20:44 AM PDT by nhwingut (Palin/Bachmann '12)
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To: tobyhill

A whole lot more of the commies should be on the ground bleeding.....


11 posted on 10/26/2010 4:22:15 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: tobyhill
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12 posted on 10/26/2010 4:23:22 AM PDT by pke
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To: tobyhill

Does this “activist” understand the meaning of the word “assault”? She is lucky she isn’t in jail (prob where she belongs, anyway).


13 posted on 10/26/2010 4:36:57 AM PDT by 13Sisters76 ("It is amazing how many people mistake a certain hip snideness for sophistication. " Thos. Sowell)
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To: tobyhill
Just saw the video on Fox. People will go to jail. This woman was assaulted, thrown to the ground and held there while some thug stepped on her head.

If these assholes were SEIU thugs we'd be calling for a war. The truth is they were Paul supporters .

It doesn't matter one bit if the woman was from move-on. This was wrong.

14 posted on 10/26/2010 4:43:12 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: nhwingut
As if this was some innocent woman just walking by.

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What crime had she committed?

The larger point here is one of political violence. Anyone who applauds it in this case loses any moral standing when the tables are turned.

15 posted on 10/26/2010 4:46:22 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: tobyhill
She was in disguise and attempting to approach Rand Paul to hand him some sort of object.

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And that's a crime how?

16 posted on 10/26/2010 4:47:08 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: wtc911

She was in disguise and attempted to approach Rand Paul. How would they know her intent? They should have stripped her down to make sure she didn’t have a bomb or gun on her.


17 posted on 10/26/2010 4:47:15 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

You are wrong on this.


18 posted on 10/26/2010 4:48:28 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: BullDog108
Are you seriously condoning the assault of an unarmed woman? Way to provide Mr. Maddow his talking points for tonight.

Having said that, there have been no arrests as of yet. Makes one wonder if they should be referred to as "Rand Paul supporters" rather than Rand Paul supporters, if you take my meaning.

19 posted on 10/26/2010 4:48:39 AM PDT by Connservative
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To: wtc911
I didn't say it was a crime but it is reasonable suspicion to detain the individual.
20 posted on 10/26/2010 4:49:54 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

When someone selling flags outside of a Tea Party event is hit and called racial terms, it isn’t news. When people go to vote and are intimidated by armed black panthers, it isn’t news. However, let one wacko moveon.org lady get roughed up.... NEWS!!! Just a thought.


21 posted on 10/26/2010 4:52:15 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: tobyhill

Correct. It did not appear that she was on the up and up.


22 posted on 10/26/2010 4:52:34 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: tobyhill

Detention doesn’t include stepping on her head. Did you even see the video? Once she was on the ground and completely under control some asshole very intentionally stepped on her head. That my friend changes the incident entirely.


23 posted on 10/26/2010 4:52:35 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: tobyhill

Clearly a case of assault with intent... this bitch was a hit bitch from soros. I hope she suffered some sort of permanent damage.

LLS


24 posted on 10/26/2010 4:53:51 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: wtc911

No one stepped on her head. She was forced to the ground and another man puts his foot on her upper back and gives a little “love” push. You can see someone pulling off a blond wig just before she is forced to the ground.


25 posted on 10/26/2010 4:54:24 AM PDT by mc5cents
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To: wtc911
All it says is one guy may have gone over the line. The police didn't charge anyone because there was no apparent injuries and it's clear she instigated the incident.
26 posted on 10/26/2010 4:57:17 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: wtc911
Would you “feel” that way if the award had been a .380 or a small 9mm semi auto? We cannot take chances and these media planted rubes need to know that our candidates are protected. Try this stunt with a group of aflcio thugs and get back to me... oh wait... there would be no you left to get back to me. I have no pity and no such regrets.

LLS

27 posted on 10/26/2010 4:57:17 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: wtc911

Ask George Wallace.

LLS


28 posted on 10/26/2010 4:57:47 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: wtc911

No, you are.

LLS


29 posted on 10/26/2010 4:58:09 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: BCW

I just saw it on FOX. She was on the ground and the guy stepped on her head, and there was no reason for it. Period.


30 posted on 10/26/2010 5:00:50 AM PDT by Post5203 (Let's make election 2010 EJECTION 2010. Time for a complete do-over.)
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To: tobyhill

Reminds me of that stupid girl who duked it out with a bull dozer in Israel and got run over.
Her family is suing and bitching too.
Oh well, wrong place doing the wrong thing at the wrong time.

Morning tobyhill.


31 posted on 10/26/2010 5:02:14 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Less gubmint is best gubmint.)
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To: Post5203

One thing is for sure. The media is going to use it to full extent against Paul.


32 posted on 10/26/2010 5:02:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek
That's for sure but I think most Americans have had quite enough of Moveon.
33 posted on 10/26/2010 5:09:08 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Hmmmmmmmmm... Crunchy goodness.


34 posted on 10/26/2010 5:11:53 AM PDT by Peet (Leftists think personal liberty is so important it must be carefully rationed.)
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To: wtc911
Just saw the video on Fox. People will go to jail. This woman was assaulted, thrown to the ground and held there while some thug stepped on her head.

I saw the video too. The woman was wrestled to the ground. The guy pushed her down with his foot on her lower back, which slipped to her head, in a way which seemed to be attempting to communicate to the woman "you stay on the ground and stop trying to get up", rather than a stomp intended to injure.

In these days, somebody approaching a candidate in disguise with an object is likely to be treated roughly. That said, the video is not helpful to Rand Paul's side.

35 posted on 10/26/2010 5:24:33 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: mc5cents
No one stepped on her head. She was forced to the ground and another man puts his foot on her upper back

I agree to a point. With everyone saying "stomping on her head" I was expecting a different visual than what I saw.

Still stupid. Almost too stupid.

This is plastered all over the lefty blogs now.

The guy is on film and is now vying with looter guy, tourist guy and the squirrel for internet stardom.

I'm curious to hear how he defends himself.


36 posted on 10/26/2010 5:27:17 AM PDT by longjack
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To: tobyhill

Paul did not orchestrate this. Miller did not orchestrate the arrest in Alaska. Yet somehow they look bad?


37 posted on 10/26/2010 5:29:09 AM PDT by Tennessean4Bush (An optimist believes we live in the best of all possible worlds. A pessimist fears this is true.)
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To: tobyhill
Had a similar event here in Alaska against Joe Miller, a very very liberal news reporter was trying to get in Joe Millers face, his intent was an altercation of absolutely any sort, he was behaving like a Moslem suicide bomber in a certain manner. This is the ploy of the deranged left, they will commit themselves to anything for publicity. With the MSM playing along its a strategic gamble to steer the herds of political cattle.
38 posted on 10/26/2010 5:30:10 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (If your enemy is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Sun Tzu, The Art of War.)
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To: tobyhill

The bystanders were correct. It wouldn’t be unusual for a nut to try to harm a candidate....any public person in any public setting, actually.

Stand back and don’t make efforts a bodily contact unless invited to by the public person’s party.

It’s only reasonable for everyone to be cautious. Especially in this age where violent acts earn a nut instant media fame.


39 posted on 10/26/2010 5:36:51 AM PDT by xzins (Freep-a-thon--Anyone can do a min of $10, OR you must believe in welfare, cause someone pays for you)
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To: PapaBear3625

Foot on her lower back that slipped up to her head? Get real and take another look. I guarantee...that guy will be in handcuffs as soon as he’s identified.


40 posted on 10/26/2010 5:38:14 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: Eye of Unk
behaving like a Moslem suicide bomber

That's exactly what I think happened here, Unk.

The person exhibited suspicious behavior headed towards the candidate.

The guys were yelling for the cops while they had her wrapped up and were taking her to the ground. I think they thought she had a bomb or a gun.

Not knowing if a bomb is going to detonate any second doesn't enhance polite societal behavior, at least not for me.

41 posted on 10/26/2010 5:41:15 AM PDT by longjack
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To: LibLieSlayer
Miss the point entirely, don't you. No surprise there.

The assault is not the act of restraint by the first guy who takes her down, It is the foot to the head by the second guy after she was fully controlled and on the sidewalk in a fetal position.

If you don't have a problem with that then give me your address, I'll send you a pretty purple shirt.

42 posted on 10/26/2010 5:41:54 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: tobyhill

Win-Win for the RATS. If she gives him the award they win. If she fails but gets stomped in the process, they win. This is not going to help Rand Paul’s campaign.


43 posted on 10/26/2010 5:42:58 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Note to Leftists- We Will Bury You (politically)
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To: wtc911
Foot on her lower back that slipped up to her head? Get real and take another look.

I watched the video again, and I stand by my interpretation. It was a shove rather than a stomp. He's a reasonably big guy. If he was trying to hurt her by stomping on her head, I guarantee to you she would not be standing, conscious, and talking immediately after.

44 posted on 10/26/2010 5:43:53 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: xzins
The bystanders were correct. It wouldn’t be unusual for a nut to try to harm a candidate....any public person in any public setting, actually.

Stand back and don’t make efforts a bodily contact unless invited to by the public person’s party.

It’s only reasonable for everyone to be cautious. Especially in this age where violent acts earn a nut instant media fame.

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Agreed.

45 posted on 10/26/2010 5:45:32 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Eye of Unk

“Had a similar event here in Alaska against Joe Miller, a very very liberal news reporter was trying to get in Joe Millers face, his intent was an altercation of absolutely any sort...”

This appears to be a RAT offensive designed to provoke violent responses from Republican supporters in an attempt to make them look like violent extremists. That would play nicely into their anti-tea party talking points. Don’t fall for it. Keep a level head and a civil tone when dealing with these provacateurs. We’ll kick their butts later.


46 posted on 10/26/2010 5:50:19 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Note to Leftists- We Will Bury You (politically)
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To: Post5203

...is there a video posted? I would like to see it -


47 posted on 10/26/2010 5:50:25 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: wtc911
She was in disguise and attempting to approach Rand Paul to hand him some sort of object.

_______________________________________________

And that's a crime how?


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Wanna see how? For real? OK; I'll take you at your word.

The next time the president is in town: get in your disguise, wait for him at a public even, bolt from the crowd and run up to him with a metal object in your hand while shouting.

Are you still the only one here who can't visualize what will happen?
48 posted on 10/26/2010 5:52:47 AM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: PapaBear3625
I watched the video again, and I stand by my interpretation.

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Your interpretation was that his foot was on her lower back and it slipped. You have changed your interpretation quite a bit since now you call it a shove.

49 posted on 10/26/2010 5:56:46 AM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: LibLieSlayer
I hope she suffered some sort of permanent damage.

Lets see....she is a liberal so she is already a) Ugly, and 2) brain damaged.

I can't figure out what more you can do to liberals other than driving a stake through their heart and setting them on fire in the sunlight.

50 posted on 10/26/2010 5:57:44 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (FORGET the lawyers...first kill the "journalists". (Die Ritter der Kokosnuss))
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