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Reporter Imprisoned by Biden Staffers to Prevent Interviews of Fundraiser Guests! FR Exclusive!
Mindbender 26

Posted on 03/26/2011 12:06:10 PM PDT by MindBender26

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To: MindBender26

Was this reporter locked in the closet without his cell phone? Did he have the capibility to beat on the walls or door, holler and in general cause a ruckus?


101 posted on 03/26/2011 3:50:13 PM PDT by deport
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To: mnehring

Don’t need locks; a simple door stop wedge will keep the average person in quite well. Been there, done that.


102 posted on 03/26/2011 3:51:33 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: deport

When drudge had the story originally from the reporter, there was no lock, the reporter was just put there until his time to come out. He kept sticking his head out asking if it was time for him yet so it seems the story above is greatly exaggerated from what is originally reported.

http://www.drudgereport.com/flash7.html


103 posted on 03/26/2011 3:53:12 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: MindBender26

Do liberal media types know who you are and know you are at FR?


104 posted on 03/26/2011 3:53:22 PM PDT by GQuagmire (Hey now!)
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To: editor-surveyor

See link at 103, doesn’t sound like they even tried to lock him in (be it real lock or wedge), he kept sticking his head out asking when it was his time to come do his reporter thing.


105 posted on 03/26/2011 3:54:39 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: USArmySpouse

Well, from what you’ve posted, it’s clear that the reporter is a “team player” and is going to take one for the team.

It wouldn’t surprise me if he gets some really high profile interview in the future for being such a good lap dog.


106 posted on 03/26/2011 4:00:03 PM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers - Good to the last drop!)
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To: MindBender26

Yes. He was great. Smart guy.


107 posted on 03/26/2011 4:04:30 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Admin Moderator
Actually, no, you are wrong, as usual.

First, I didn't get it from the Sentinel story. That blog didn't tell 10% of the story. In addition, the emphasis was all wrong, too. It was more of an apology than an expose.

I got mine info from a Sentinel photo editor, over some beers, who was pissed about lack of coverage, and in fact, the lack of outrage.

And secondly, since “you are sure this is not the first time (I) have “pulled” this,” and that is purely a baseless, libelous and false ad homonym attack, and that is banned by FR, please ban yourself from FR for at least 72 hours.

The reality is, you have a significant group of current and former REAL conservative current and former journalists doing some real reporting here, but all too often, they get prevented from doing so by some inexperienced non reporters who have been given a little authority, but little common sense.

BTW, If you are so cowardly as to ban me from FR for telling the truth, your loss, far from mine.

108 posted on 03/26/2011 4:16:55 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: GQuagmire

The libs do not. Some conservatives do.


109 posted on 03/26/2011 4:17:52 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: GQuagmire
The libs do not. Some conservatives do.

MORE.

Occasionally, when conservative reporters can't get a story past liberal editors, sometimes they tip me or two or three other retired reporters, who leak it here or elsewhere, and it then gets legs.

110 posted on 03/26/2011 4:19:40 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: Admin Moderator
By the way, when you decided it was so worthless a story, I sent it to Matt Drudge.

He is running it a column topper... but of course... what does he know....

111 posted on 03/26/2011 4:21:24 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: MindBender26
From what I've read, the reporter stayed in the closet voluntarily. So, not only is there no criminal case, there is also no civil case.

As for the case of public opinion, we have a reporter who is agreeable with being kept out of contact for a duration, yet able to cover a controlled event open to the press.

As far as I can tell, this is the normal situation with reporters.

112 posted on 03/26/2011 4:21:33 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: MindBender26
libelous and false ad homonym attack

And as you also well know, anybody who starts with the lawyer-speak is banned...

And it's spelled, "ad hominem", Mr. Winchell...

113 posted on 03/26/2011 4:23:32 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: MindBender26
Are you involved with Tobasco Sauce?

Yes but would rather not discuss it......too hot a subject for these forums.

114 posted on 03/26/2011 4:27:57 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Oh Magoo, you've done it again.....)
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To: Admin Moderator
I went into TV, not newspapers, because as a tweedy old journalism prof was so tasteless to point out, “Young man, I suggest you pursue a career in radio or even the wasteland of television, instead of the much more important printed press, because...... you can't spell!”

:)

I'm cooling off. It's just a good story and wanted FR to have it first. Sentinel and reporter are now circling wagons to try to minimize criticism of failure to report the story.

Have a good weekend.

115 posted on 03/26/2011 4:49:39 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: Dr. Sheldon Cooper

LOL! Perfect.


116 posted on 03/26/2011 4:51:29 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: abb
Kolchak: "Well, I guess I better start at the beginning, with the autopsy on the dead panda."

Vincenzo: [Sick to his stomach] "Start somewhere else, Carl."


117 posted on 03/26/2011 4:56:56 PM PDT by Dr. Sheldon Cooper (If Mohammed were alive today, he wouldn’t be allowed to live within 1000 yards of a school.)
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To: editor-surveyor
Don’t need locks; a simple door stop wedge will keep the average person in quite well. Been there, done that.

In order to avoid self-incrimination, or crippling embarrassment, I won't ask which side of the door you were on.

118 posted on 03/26/2011 4:58:15 PM PDT by Dr. Sheldon Cooper (If Mohammed were alive today, he wouldn’t be allowed to live within 1000 yards of a school.)
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To: MindBender26

I’ll cool off, too..thanks.


119 posted on 03/26/2011 5:04:10 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Dr. Sheldon Cooper
"Reporter Scott Powers was the designated "pool reporter""

All I can imagine is finally getting my chance as a pool reporter and some clown says you have to stay in a closet.

120 posted on 03/26/2011 5:09:17 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Voting for the crazy conservative gave us Ronald Reagan....Ann Coulter)
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To: AGreatPer
All I can imagine is finally getting my chance as a pool reporter and some clown says you have to stay in a closet.

It's his own fault. He should have announced loudly that he "Can't believe the deep crap we're in thanks to Bush", and "Thank Gawd President Barack Hussein Obama is doing something about Libya, in spite of delaying tactics by the Republican Congress".

He could have sat on Joe The Doorknob's shoulders for the entire event.

This regime doesn't like, want, or recognize reporters. It only tolerates mouthpieces. Fortunately, mouthpieces is all the journalism programs in American colleges graduate now. If it wasn't for Beck and Breitbart, the species would be extinct.

121 posted on 03/26/2011 5:23:35 PM PDT by Dr. Sheldon Cooper (If Mohammed were alive today, he wouldn’t be allowed to live within 1000 yards of a school.)
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To: Admin Moderator
Good evening.

I’ll cool off, too..thanks.

An Admin Moderator with scruples. I like that.

5.56mm

122 posted on 03/26/2011 5:54:08 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: M Kehoe

Bump


123 posted on 03/26/2011 6:04:27 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: MindBender26

Good job! Woo hoo!


124 posted on 03/26/2011 6:21:48 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: MindBender26

There are people alive right now that would pay $500 to meet Joe Biden? Seriously? That in itself is disturbing.


125 posted on 03/26/2011 8:32:40 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: PistolPaknMama

There are still Obama bumper stickers on some cars.

Rent-a-Wrecks and Volvos.


126 posted on 03/26/2011 8:35:08 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: MindBender26

It’s getting reported-

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2695250/posts


127 posted on 03/26/2011 8:43:46 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama & try him for treason / Homosexuals reject diversity / Unions finally caught for theft)
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To: NoLibZone
History repeats with the DNC:

A caged- area designated for organized protests appears enclosed by mesh and chain link fencing near the site of the upcoming Democratic National Convention, in Boston, Wednesday, July 21, 2004.' (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

A man named Barrack Huessein Obama delivered the keynote address at the DNC in Boston back in 2004.

128 posted on 03/26/2011 8:45:40 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama & try him for treason / Homosexuals reject diversity / Unions finally caught for theft)
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To: NoLibZone

Bet the talkers have it Monday.


129 posted on 03/26/2011 8:49:15 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: MindBender26

Come on - if Dick Cheney had done the same at a fundraiser, we all know the press would have hidden the story.../s


130 posted on 03/26/2011 8:52:05 PM PDT by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - It's only uncivil when someone on the right does it.- Laz)
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To: exPBRrat
HOLY COW! I’m in shock.

You left off your sarcasm tag...

131 posted on 03/26/2011 8:53:15 PM PDT by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - It's only uncivil when someone on the right does it.- Laz)
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To: nerdwithagun; MindBender26

How many years did O.J. got for closing the doors at a hotel with people who had stolen his own stuff as kidnapping???


132 posted on 03/26/2011 9:28:58 PM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: Palladin; MindBender26
Biden shows himself to be a totalitarian tyrant here.

Now, now give the fella a little slack, you know he was conspiring with our two faced Senator how to impeach Barry Soetoro!!!

There were probably also Alan Grayson and other dems critter involved???

133 posted on 03/26/2011 9:38:21 PM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: MindBender26; doc11355

Looks like it’s not gated???


134 posted on 03/26/2011 9:52:23 PM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: danamco

House is gated. Winter Park is also VERY well patroled by local PD. At one time WPPD drove Volvos!


135 posted on 03/26/2011 10:07:58 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: danamco

House is gated. Winter Park is also VERY well patroled by local PD. At one time WPPD drove Volvos!

Also: http://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/alan-ginsburgs-house/

You can see gate on right side (eastern) driveway.


136 posted on 03/26/2011 10:09:30 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: MindBender26

Thanks for getting the scoop. Your work is appreciated. :-)


137 posted on 03/26/2011 10:59:08 PM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: Immerito

Thanks. If we all work together, it will be Adios, Barry! :)


138 posted on 03/26/2011 11:40:13 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: MindBender26; USArmySpouse
6. We (the Sentinel) didn’t make a big deal out of it because we figured – and I personally believe – that the way politicians treat reporters may be amusing to ghe general public, yet rude and uncomfortable treatment of a reporter is hardly unusual or shocking.”

Yeah, right. I also say had Cheney or Rick Scott's team had done this the Sentinel would be plastering it all over the front page.

Curious. The reporter stayed to hear the remarks (he says). Did he report on those remarks?

139 posted on 03/27/2011 1:38:56 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (The last Democrat worth a damn was Stalin. He purged his whole Party.)
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To: MindBender26

This is the way the “Slantinel” rolls! Great catch...


140 posted on 03/27/2011 4:03:24 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: MindBender26
...questions of an Orlando television reporter...

Thank you, Barbara West! :)

141 posted on 03/27/2011 4:17:37 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: MindBender26
All other media......silence. Imagine if it were VP Cheney. They'd have a Grand Jury empaneled already.

I cannot look at "big media's" faces without laughing at the self-deluded idiocy of these fools.

142 posted on 03/27/2011 8:33:32 AM PDT by cookcounty (Obama channeling TR: "Speak incessantly and carry a little schtick.")
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To: NWFLConservative
"It is kidnapping by our FL statues, see post below yours. Yup, some underpaid Orlando Sentinel junior reporter is finally going to make some money!
143 posted on 03/27/2011 8:35:34 AM PDT by cookcounty (Obama channeling TR: "Speak incessantly and carry a little schtick.")
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To: seekthetruth; AnyStreetFL

Didn’t look at all the posts, but ping to you if you haven’t seen this yet.

Post 27 has the FL law concerning kidnapping.

[Mr] T


144 posted on 03/27/2011 9:36:06 AM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: Matchett-PI; MindBender26; seekthetruth
Here's an unproofed funny goof from across the pond...

Vice President's staff lock journalist in a closet for hours

Mistaking the liberal democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson with a photo of Florida State Senator (RINO) 'HAD BY THAD' Altman!


The party was being held for Democrat senator Bill Nelson. Powers emailed from inside the closet: 'sounds like a nice party'

This is the democratic Dufus Bill Nelson...

145 posted on 03/27/2011 10:18:37 AM PDT by mcmuffin ("Wanting your country back is not the same thing as working to take it back." JB Williams, Patriot U)
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To: mcmuffin

bttt


146 posted on 03/27/2011 10:51:58 AM PDT by Matchett-PI ("Freedom's Just Another Word For Nothing Left to Tax " ~ Gagdad Bob)
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To: WaterBoard

Looks like a window there to me. Seems an easy out. I think I might have set the closet on fire on my way out, too.


147 posted on 03/27/2011 10:59:06 AM PDT by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: newzjunkey

I “get” that but wonder if the Sentinel requested and/or was issued a press pass. The host/organizer doesn’t have to offer press passes to a private event.

If I host a fundraiser at my home, I can choose NOT to allow the press to cover it. Then, if a reporter shows up, I’d have him/her escorted out of my home and off my property. Not so sure about the closet business. And, more likely than not, this home is in a gated community or its equivalent. So that alone should have kept out any unwanted media types. Who would want to cover Biden anyway ;)


148 posted on 03/27/2011 11:19:36 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: MindBender26

Which means that the reporter was not an intruder, but held “hostage”!!!


149 posted on 03/27/2011 3:45:06 PM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: Dr. Sheldon Cooper

Thanks! :o)


150 posted on 03/28/2011 9:30:17 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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