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NYT Asks Readers to Help Dig Up 'Interesting and Newsworthy' Palin Emails (AKA Anti-Palin Dirt)
Times Watch ^ | A.D. 09 June 2011 | Clay Waters

Posted on 06/09/2011 2:32:24 PM PDT by Robert Drobot

Early Thursday afternoon, Derek Willis posted on the paper’s "Caucus" blog a request surely enticing to the paper’s online liberal readership: "Help Us Investigate the Sarah Palin E-Mail Records." Ken Shepherd at NewsBusters says enlisting newspaper readers to pore through the email trove "indirectly amounts to free oppo research for the 2012 Obama campaign."

On Friday, the State of Alaska will release more than 24,000 of Sarah Palin’s e-mails covering much of her tenure as governor of Alaska. Times reporters will be in Juneau, the state capital, to begin the process of reviewing the e-mails, which we will be posting on nytimes.com starting on Friday afternoon E.D.T.

We’re asking readers to help us identify interesting and newsworthy e-mails, people and events that we may want to highlight. Interested users can fill out a simple form to describe the nature of the e-mail, and provide a name and e-mail address so we’ll know who should get the credit. Join us here on Friday afternoon and into the weekend to participate.

Sounds like a liberal party at the Times this weekend. But where was this crowd-sourcing investigative enthusiasm upon the release of the 2,000-page Obama-care bill, when it could have uncovered all sorts of expensive hidden surprises?

The Times was actually beaten to this game by the Washington Post, who made a similar request (it’s a more formal process than the Times') just after noon on Thursday.


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To: Robert Drobot
Well, got a couple of new tagline ideas from reading the comments over there:

Things are so bad at the NY Times they have to outsource their investigations.

And:

So jobs at McDonalds and Sarah Palin Investigations are the President's plan to rescue us from unemployment?

51 posted on 06/09/2011 5:42:39 PM PDT by CedarDave (I agree with Obama's immigration comments in El Paso: We do need moats filled with alligators)
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To: Robert Drobot

Would much rather read about the scandals behind the scenes of the NYSlimes. They have had their share of scandals and caught lying...last I heard their paper was in financial trouble.


52 posted on 06/09/2011 5:56:29 PM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: GoCards

Even if they find something the least bit useable it will backfire on them. I susdpect they’ll use the email dumpster dive as a vehicle for inventing stuff.

As someone has already commented, what could be left after the way the left fine combed her whole life. All they eventually came up with were some emails she sent the Alaskan HwY Patrol Chief asking him to do something about the trooper who was abusing her sister.

Perhaps this was precipitated by the imploding Gingrich, a demrat stooge, pres. candidacy. And the rats are finally realizing few if any of their RINO stealth stooges have much of a chance either.


53 posted on 06/09/2011 6:02:38 PM PDT by dools0007world
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To: Robert Drobot

She has to be destroyed. She’s too independent and honest for both parties. She has no ties to DC and no loyalty to the grand poobahs and the way business has always been conducted. In fact she’s hostile to it and to the good ole boys and the Beltway pundits.

They carp about her *high* negatives while she surges in the polls and now they’re calling her possible candidacy a *vanity run*, likening her large crowds to George McGovern’s...LOL.

She’s never caught one break because the democrats and GOP-E do NOT want her to be the first woman president.

Screw ‘em all.

I stand resolutely with Sarah Palin and ready to FIGHT LIKE A GIRL (which I am)!

RUN, SARAH RUN!!!!


54 posted on 06/09/2011 6:20:23 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly like and support Sarah Palin and want on her BUSY Ping List, let me know!)
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To: bronxville

There really are some good comments at that link- surprising.


55 posted on 06/09/2011 6:37:52 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Robert Drobot

When does her movie come out?


56 posted on 06/09/2011 7:54:36 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (VOTE out the RATS! Go Sarah!)
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To: Gargantua

done by freepmail? Putting it on the forum may not be the best plan.


57 posted on 06/09/2011 7:58:59 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Prayers for missing Marizela Perez. Prayers for her safe return.)
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To: Robert Drobot

Is this a casting call for Jayson Blair on steroids?


58 posted on 06/09/2011 8:29:45 PM PDT by eaglestar
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To: Robert Drobot

Don’t they realize that when people hear about this, they’ll crawl over broken glass to vote for Sarah Palin to throw it back in their faces if nothing else...

I hope and pray she wins especially after all the crap she and her family have had to endure.

This only proves how pathetic and worthless MSM really is.


59 posted on 06/09/2011 8:54:05 PM PDT by Califreak (I heard Reagan is back and this time he's Jewish...)
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To: TLI

LOL!!!


60 posted on 06/09/2011 8:58:23 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( The Palin Party: The Party of Patriots.)
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To: Robert Drobot

The New York Times and the rest of that scumbag lefty ilk of the dinosaur “mainstream” media is dying fast.
They think this kind of filthy scheme will save them?


61 posted on 06/09/2011 9:00:23 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: katiedidit1

Me too. Let’s see behind the scene at TNYT.

Financial trouble? Their reply to that is the ink went sky high! :)


62 posted on 06/09/2011 9:06:15 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( The Palin Party: The Party of Patriots.)
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The Marxist Militant Media strikes again!


63 posted on 06/09/2011 9:08:04 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Robert Drobot

Wow - they’re not going after Weiner like this.

They should remind us all how unbiased they are, cause I’m starting to forget again.....


64 posted on 06/09/2011 10:28:54 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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Anyone ask the nimrod dims how they could even remotely stand behind obama?

Sarah Palin is the best that the GOP could wish for. Who cares what the other schlubs think? Sickening.

65 posted on 06/10/2011 12:18:05 AM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: Gargantua

“We should shut down the server with emails reporting “I got an email from Palin saying “...the NY Times bites big crusty dog ass...”

Hey! What’s a big crusty dog ass ever done to deserve THAT...?!

Seriously... I hope this “fair and balanced” approach to the news backfires on them all... and makes Palin even stronger.

I suspect it will.


66 posted on 06/10/2011 3:17:19 AM PDT by Pravious
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To: Califreak
This only proves how pathetic and worthless MSM really is.

This is akin to what junior high school girls will do to another girl they want to humiliate.

67 posted on 06/10/2011 6:16:14 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Robert Drobot

Please, Sarah, if you are lurking here on FR....announce ASAP so that you can come under Secret Service protection.


68 posted on 06/10/2011 6:30:13 AM PDT by Victor (If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert." -David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister)
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To: Victor
Palin or any other major candidate would need wait 120 days before the election to get SS protection.
69 posted on 06/10/2011 6:45:03 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: Robert Drobot

There are no depths to which they will not sink in order to achieve their goals. “The ends justify the means.”
If (when) we win in 2012, we must devise a suitable strategy to adequately reward the Times (and the rest of the lame-stream media) for their tireless efforts to destroy the United States of America!!


70 posted on 06/10/2011 6:49:00 AM PDT by MostlyAnti-Lib
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To: rollo tomasi
"....Palin or any other major candidate would need wait 120 days before the election to get SS protection....."

Is that a fact? I didn't know that. I'm sure the family does have private guards, however.

Pray for Sarah's safety....pray for America.

71 posted on 06/10/2011 6:52:51 AM PDT by Victor (If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert." -David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister)
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To: Robert Drobot

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72 posted on 06/10/2011 7:20:51 AM PDT by PMAS
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To: Victor
Yep. Major candidates 120 days before election. Candidates did not receive any SS protection until Bobby Philanderer was assassinated.
73 posted on 06/10/2011 7:33:08 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: Robert Drobot

Fight Back!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2732793/posts


74 posted on 06/10/2011 7:35:03 AM PDT by curth (Organize4Palin.com - NOW IS THE TIME)
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To: Robert Drobot

Are they hiring interns? I have a newphew who is good at spotting gramatical and spelling errors to prove that the writer is an uneducated moron...(you know, just like Dan Quayle could not spell POTATO).

Maybe my nephew can help .... I’ll ask him to flood WaPo and NYT with tons of mistakes he finds — typos, missed commas, wrong hyphens, etc.

He needs something to do this summer before going back to college.


75 posted on 06/10/2011 8:51:30 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: TLI
Ew, that makes me nauseous just looking at it. One time I was working a flight out of DC early in the morning. We had finished our breakfast service and were hanging out in the back galley. My other crewmember poured herself a cup of coffee, then cracked open a carton of milk and started pouring it in her coffee when something plopped out of the carton into the coffee. WTH? So she fished around to find what had fallen out.

It was a rat's foot. True story. And I dumped my half-eaten cereal & milk in the trash.

76 posted on 06/10/2011 8:51:30 AM PDT by ponygirl
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To: Robert Drobot
So in other words, the NYT wants people to do their investigative work for free, since they are broke and don't have enough eyeballs on staff to comb through 24,000 emails before the election.

That sounds vaguely familiar to Arianna's plan to get people to write for her web site for no pay, then make $300 million off it and tell all her peons that they should be happy just to be associated with her. Please.

77 posted on 06/10/2011 8:59:22 AM PDT by ponygirl
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To: ponygirl

So I guess they still are the party of slavery.


78 posted on 06/10/2011 9:00:07 AM PDT by ponygirl
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To: harmonium; All

“..What if we take them up on it, ...”

How about we start forming our OWN “electronic flash mobs” and start researching and digging up dirt on prominent liberal judges, politicians, media personalities, etc., and broadcasting it all over the Internet.

We should organize and do to them what they do to OUR people. If they can assemble SIEU mobs outside of bankers’ houses, why can’t our side do the same outside of their Useful Idiot houses?

Fight fire with fire


79 posted on 06/10/2011 9:54:45 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: harmonium

“What if we take them up on it, and find them instances of Palin’s stellar conduct instead of the dirt they want?”

Great idea! This would be a great project to show the NYT readership and liberals generally what a great governor Palin was and how intelligent she really is.


80 posted on 06/10/2011 12:45:05 PM PDT by juno67
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To: harmonium

“What if we take them up on it, and find them instances of Palin’s stellar conduct instead of the dirt they want?”

Great idea! This would be a great project to show the NYT readership and liberals generally what a great governor Palin was and how intelligent she really is.


81 posted on 06/10/2011 12:45:07 PM PDT by juno67
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To: NFHale

Looks like Big Journalism is on it with the NY Times...

...but I agree we need to organize and go on the offense, selectively. There is a lot of dirt available through google, and half the battle is just making people accountable for their own records, and own big mouths. a great example is the blogger who figured out a Human Rights Watch representative in charge of mid-east reports had authored a Nazi collectables guide, and used a neo-Nazi screen name. In many ways, I think this is more important than marching, or holding up signs.


82 posted on 06/10/2011 1:16:28 PM PDT by harmonium
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To: Robert Drobot

The poor, poor lame stream media............

They don’t even realize that in their blind hatred of Sarah they are making her (And us) even stronger and more determined than ever to send the tap dancing, shuck and jive artist POTUS back to his comunity organizing in Chicago.


83 posted on 06/10/2011 4:00:43 PM PDT by Rebel Wolf ("I came into this world kicking, screaming and bloody and I have no problem going out the same way")
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To: Patton@Bastogne
Meanwhile ... to be Honest, what did the Washington Post do that was Wrong ? Absolutely nothing. Period. "Citizen Investigations" (Free Republic conservatives, notably "BuckHead" helped bring down Dan Rather in 2004) ...

The Post pretends to be "objective," "seeking the truth wherever it leads," etc. If they would admit their ideological stance, it would be the same as FR telling its members to "investigate."

84 posted on 06/10/2011 4:03:53 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: Robert Drobot

CAN THE MSM GET ANYMORE SLIMEY.

THEY ARE SO LAZY, AND CAN’T KEEP UP WITH THE INFO ON THE INTERNET. SO WHAT DO THEY DO? TRY TO CON PEOPLE TO DO THEIR RESEARCH FOR THEM. No wonder noone reads NP anymore.


85 posted on 06/10/2011 5:07:00 PM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: Robert Drobot

VIDEO: CNN finding that Palin was hard-working Governor
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2733029/posts


86 posted on 06/11/2011 5:32:38 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (George Washington: [Government] is a dangerous servant and a terrible master.)
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To: Robert Drobot; onyx; TigersEye; Impy

So far so good. No negative link headlines top google yet. Wikipedia is high up there; leftists appear to be using that place for “resarch central”.

http://www.google.com/search?q=%22sarah+palin%22&hl=en&num=10&lr=&ft=i&cr=&safe=images&tbs=


87 posted on 06/11/2011 6:05:51 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (George Washington: [Government] is a dangerous servant and a terrible master.)
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To: Robert Drobot

For someone who is supposedly so un-electable and out of touch, why do they care so much?


88 posted on 06/11/2011 11:32:26 AM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04
My sense of her actions tell me whatever she does is spot-on for maxing her exposure as a non-candidate.

It is apparent to me there are some very savvy and politically experienced players handling her - none of whom are tied to the East Coast/Texas GOP establishment.

She is scaring the shit out of the insiders, because they know they can't stop the mom and pop juggernaut behind her. She has been transformed into a Joan of Arc thanks to the media and GOP pros slamming her at every opportunity.

She has a hunter's cunning who will gather around her like minded men and women of sincere purpose to turn right-side up the upside down absence of national identity and purpose. Poll results marginally impress fence sitters. The army of door to door Palin precinct volunteers will rock them into the Palin camp down the road.

The present time focus must be directed to the meat and potato stuff of convention delegate selection. The composition of State caucuses/conventions is critical. On her bus tour she commented on how "....the lay of the land...." (code for preliminary delegate counts ) needed to be factored into the 'run not run' equation.

This is where we come in.

State office holders, as well as Congressional and Senate office holders are designated convention delegates. These are the folks we need to reach and make known the rank and file ( Republican moms and dads )support for Sarah's nomination. Where there is local caucus delegate selection, we need to become aware of the process and offer ourselves to elected as delegates. The convention is our battleground epicenter, make no mistake about it. Delegate polling is the only kind of polling that makes me take notice - from now until the casting of votes at the GOP national convention is in motion.

89 posted on 06/11/2011 12:48:32 PM PDT by Robert Drobot (Quaeras de dubiis, legem ben,e discere si vis)
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