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A Bitter Ex-Wife Receives More Coverage Than a Video of Obama Dining with Terrorist-Supporters
American Thinker ^ | 01/20/2012 | By Lauri B. Regan

Posted on 01/20/2012 4:52:02 AM PST by SeekAndFind

As I watch the media circus surrounding Marianne Gingrich's interview regarding her relationship with her ex-husband and GOP candidate, Newt Gingrich, I am once again reminded of the double standard afforded to the Democrats and Barack Obama in particular. Coming on the heels of the Herman Cain melee in which the press had a field day parading one accuser after another before video cameras, it is difficult not to repeat the question of why the Democrats get a free pass. Why are calls for Mitt Romney to release his tax return not met with calls for Barack Obama to release his college transcripts -- something that is just as customary for presidential candidates?

However, of greater importance in my view is the silence, save for a few journalists and pundits on the right, regarding exposing a videotape recorded in 2003 of Barack Obama at the farewell dinner for terrorist-supporting Palestinian Rashid Khalidi. News of the videotape's existence came to light while Obama was a candidate, and the free pass given to him by the mainstream media was only just beginning to come to light when the enamored Chris Matthews' shared news of the tingle up his leg.

While the birthers' demands did draw some media attention, it was mostly negative and only made fun of the supposedly crazy loons on the far right who apparently were representative of all petty and irrational conservatives. No one seemed to notice that Obama had not written a single article while serving as editor of The Harvard Law Review, and no one pressed the issue of Obama's suppressed college and law school transcripts since it was a given that his brilliance was perhaps surpassed only by the likes of Albert Einstein.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gingrich; islam; islamists; israel; khaliditape; latimes; newt; obama; obamamepolicy; rashidkhalidi; securityrisk; sharia; terrorist; vettingobama
Well, for those who don't know this, there apparently is a a videotape sitting in the vaults of the Los Angeles Times that ought to be of interest to Americans who value national security.

In April 2010, Roger L. Simon published an article on PajamasMedia entitled, "Why is the L.A. Times Burying the Obama/Khalidi Tape?"  Of further consequence is why the media -- and Americans -- are not demanding that the L.A. Times immediately release the tape. 

1 posted on 01/20/2012 4:52:14 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
Something tells me that the commies are about to get hoisted on their own petard...

We need a warrior more then ever....lucky for us we have one and only one person that has the nads to take it to them.

GO NEWT!

2 posted on 01/20/2012 4:58:10 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: SeekAndFind

I eat lunch by the tube during the week and flip from CNN to FOX to MSNBC, and I wish I had the folks who claim FOX is biased with me. FOX is genuinely trying to be balanced, including having liberal commentators on, while the other two? Yesterday they had a fawning interview with the fawning (and frankly scary-looking) Fahreed Zacharia, the hostess and subject slobering all over Obama, while MSNBC can’t get enough of the Wisconsin governor’s recall drive. Both have multiple reporters who speak of PRESIDENT OBAMA with tones of worship, and say demeaning and insulting things about Republicans who are trying to ‘stop’ and ‘defeat’ Obama’s political moves without any examination of the politics of those moves (oil pipeline, etc).

So this is nothing. The media simply don’t care that they’re unbiased now, as they think they have a higher calling—not to Truth, but to Good.


3 posted on 01/20/2012 5:03:44 AM PST by Darkwolf377 ( It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies.--C.S. Lewis)
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I didn't care for Newt until this bitter "Ex" attack. Now I've run shutdown on anything Marianne thinks, does, or says in male solidarity. (We've all been on the receiving end of a woman scorned) Sorry, man, it's just your turn in "the box".

Maybe womens thinking will be solidarity behind Marianne because "we've all been on the receiving end of an A-hole male". That's the solidarity thing women sometimes do.

But men will rally around the male, buy him a drink at the bar and try to make him understand we've all got DNA level empathy for "his turn".

4 posted on 01/20/2012 5:07:08 AM PST by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: SeekAndFind

Or the Lockerbie bomber deal.....


5 posted on 01/20/2012 5:10:25 AM PST by mewzilla (I'll vote for the first guy who promises to mail in his SOTU addresses.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Or how about allegations of Obama’s homosexual affair and crack cocaine use (Larry Sinclair)


6 posted on 01/20/2012 5:23:25 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: rightwingextremist1776
It is long overdue for the “media” be held to the same standards of disclosure as the candidates. The more thy scream, the closer we are to who and what they really are...
7 posted on 01/20/2012 5:27:32 AM PST by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: Rumplemeyer
Great line from the article:

"Were it not for the internet and cable television, true news organizations would no longer exist."

8 posted on 01/20/2012 5:33:04 AM PST by radioone ("2012 can't come soon enough")
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To: SeekAndFind

Like Brokaw said: “There are so many things about Barack Obama we don’t know...”

I’m still curious about the story of him taking a large sum of advance money from Simon and Schuster, then not delivering one word of a book.

I guess he has no problem taking money from a big, bad corporation. My parents taught me to always honor a contract, no matter how painful — and there have been some very painful times.

Makes me wonder if he also had student loans that were never paid...


9 posted on 01/20/2012 5:38:50 AM PST by AnglePark
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t blame the bitter ex-wife. I blame Newt for having a bitter ex-wife.


10 posted on 01/20/2012 5:43:54 AM PST by ExtremeUnction
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t blame the bitter ex-wife. I blame Newt for having a bitter ex-wife.


11 posted on 01/20/2012 5:43:53 AM PST by ExtremeUnction
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To: ExtremeUnction

It takes two to tango.

And besides it’s none of our business. We weren’t there.

There’s a country to save.

His advisors told Lincoln that Grant was a drunkard. Lincoln said to find out what he drank and he would send him a barrel, becasue he fights!

Let’s face it—we need a fighter. Mittwit is no different than Obama, just in the wrong party. Rupaul is a fruit loop. Santorum is not ready for primetime.

Regardless of who is to blame, we need a fighter.

For your family, for my family—we need someone who can take on the Dems and media machine and pummel them.

Otherwise, it is game over for America.


12 posted on 01/20/2012 5:50:00 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: USCG SimTech
Well, sir, you are correct on the social circles and opinions that men and women establish amongst themselves.

However, when a man does this to a woman more than once, he's got a problem and in the case of Newt I have always believed him to be a narcissist. AND we already have one of them residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

13 posted on 01/20/2012 5:50:10 AM PST by not2worry
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To: USCG SimTech

This old woman doesn’t sympathize with the ex! She sounds like a bitter hateful woman who lost her meal ticket
and social standing and ‘somebody is finally going to pay.’
I would never trust Newt but then I don’t plan on marrying him. I do think however that he will be one of the most
intelligent and free thinking presidents we’ve ever had.He will need to stick to the agenda of reducing government and all
the other platforms he is running on and that is why there are advisors.


14 posted on 01/20/2012 5:50:33 AM PST by SwatTeam
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To: SeekAndFind

I remember that hidden tape. I was so pissed that I tried to get some other freepers together to run a banner plane for $1700 to fly above the building with “LAT-Release the tape!”. Sadly we came up short. Sadder was the fact we had to try and force the media to report the news.


15 posted on 01/20/2012 5:52:04 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: ExtremeUnction

It takes two to tango.

And besides it’s none of our business. We weren’t there.

There’s a country to save.

His advisors told Lincoln that Grant was a drunkard. Lincoln said to find out what he drank and he would send him a barrel, because he fights!

Let’s face it—we need a fighter. Mittwit is no different than Obama, just in the wrong party. Rupaul is a fruit loop. Santorum is not ready for primetime.

Regardless of who is to blame, we need a fighter.

For your family, for my family—we need someone who can take on the Dems and media machine and pummel them.

Otherwise, it is game over for America.


16 posted on 01/20/2012 5:52:13 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: SeekAndFind
From article

...a reliable source that "the audio tape clearly picks up the toast 'death to Israel'." Did Obama drink to the death of an American ally that he has been actively intimidating, browbeating..

17 posted on 01/20/2012 6:09:52 AM PST by opentalk
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To: SeekAndFind
Newt Destroys John King, Media Over Ex-Wife Question To Thunderous Standing Ovation
18 posted on 01/20/2012 6:19:16 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (NEWT GINGRICH 2012)
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To: SeekAndFind
... it was a given that his (Obama's) brilliance was perhaps surpassed only by the likes of Albert Einstein.

That's a a good dig and use of sarcasm but Lauri B. Regan didn't go far enough. To what the leftist 'experts' with pipes and smoking jackets REALLY have said about Barry's IQ (aka: brilliance) and Einstein's.

There's scores of 'IQ Websites' that list the factual or 'estimated IQ' of famous people. Einstein and Obama being on all lists. And that's where the laughs start.

Einstein's IQ is listed by all of them as being 160 - which is pretty friggen good (understatement of the last two millenniums). But Obama's is where you have to make sure you're not drinking anything as you'll blow it out your nose with laughter.

No actual IQ test score for Barry exists but that doesn't stop them, no way Jose. So they use the factual IQ data from all other Harvard Law Students. And those 'boys' average out at an AMAZING 180!!! Now, since Obama went to school there and graduated with the other genius's, it naturally follows that Obama's IQ is also 180, so they list that. Yep, no kidding. Einstein's IQ is 'only' 160 but Obama is waaaaaay more intelligent and has him beat by 20 IQ points with a 180!

Yet that man whose 'smarter than Einstein' can't put two sentences together without a Teleprompter. So what's up with that? Like maybe that '1' should not be before the '80'. Which from watching and listening to him sounds about right.

Obama is 10 IQ points below average intelligence. and in the olden days would be called a 'Dullard'. [68 - 84, Dullness]

19 posted on 01/20/2012 6:24:19 AM PST by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: rightwingextremist1776

Trust me. The media will not lose this battle. They know how to twist the minds of the sheeple and they have become more brazen about it since Clinton.


20 posted on 01/20/2012 6:26:02 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: SeekAndFind
Politico offers Big Bling $$$ for sex dirt on Herman, and Newt.

Nothing is mentioned about Larry Sinclair, Reggie Love, or the Chicago Man Country Murders, let alone 0buth0's Tranny Nanny Training!

21 posted on 01/20/2012 6:26:41 AM PST by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: SwatTeam
This old woman doesn’t sympathize with the ex! She sounds like a bitter hateful woman who lost her meal ticket and social standing and ‘somebody is finally going to pay.’ I would never trust Newt but then I don’t plan on marrying him. I do think however that he will be one of the most intelligent and free thinking presidents we’ve ever had.He will need to stick to the agenda of reducing government and all the other platforms he is running on and that is why there are advisors.

Very well said, from "this old man". It's always going to be a choice of lesser of evils when both men and women engage in politics at the presidental level. There is so much intentional misinformation from all sides, us voters usually end up watching a circle of candidates in a lion's den full of lions all shooting at each other instead of banding together to protect the group.

22 posted on 01/20/2012 6:40:12 AM PST by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: AppyPappy

ONLY because we have cornered the market on gutless, spineless, groveling leaders....

They will not win when we have a warrior to take it to them.


23 posted on 01/20/2012 6:43:50 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: AppyPappy

Reagan showed us the template to get his message out around the media.

If Newt gets the same opportunity, he needs to not only go around them, but keep getting it into the minds of the public that the media are not to be trusted.


24 posted on 01/20/2012 6:44:58 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: opentalk

RE: Did Obama drink to the death of an American ally that he has been actively intimidating, browbeating..

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Obama shows CONTEMPT for Israel’s Leader — VERBALLY. ‘Nuff said.

Watch here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1nPAcriRtc


25 posted on 01/20/2012 7:02:46 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m disappointed that this bitter woman would put her own anger ahead of the country’s interests. I’m disgusted that the media would put a decades-old story on the air two days before a critical primary election in order to manipulate the voting. I will pray for Marianne to let go of her bitterness and move on with her life. Sympathy? Marianne was “the other woman” in Newt’s first marriage; it’s hard to fell sympathy when she’s still bitter about the next “other woman” twenty years later. Sympathy for the first wife? Not when she was a pretty teacher marrying a newly-graduated former student. It looks to me like Newt stepped into something few teenage boys could resist and needed time to grow up afterward. I don’t admire his actions, but I believe in forgiveness and in repentance, and I hope and pray that his conversion is sincere and that he is now ready for a productive life that uses his exceptional talents.


26 posted on 01/20/2012 7:17:33 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: SeekAndFind

I envisioned a controlling, manipulative, jealous, woman who saw the career goals of her husband as threatening her needy, clingy, low self esteem existence and deluded security at risk. She tries to claim Newt was looking for an open marriage when in reality he was saying Colista (sp?) supported his ambitions rather than see them as a threat. My wife and I agreed that his ex was the type to see ambition as a threat and had to make up a story that helped her deny her low self esteem.


27 posted on 01/20/2012 8:33:16 AM PST by CynicalBear
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To: SeekAndFind
This was interesting from link in the article, 2010 CNN interview - On Sunday’s Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN, Khalidi was a guest

...What the administration is now saying, Khalidi responded, “is that Israel is a drag on the United States. It’s not a strategic asset, and this is a discursive shift of some significance.”

To put it a bit differently, Rashid Khalidi, who in 2008 worried that because of American politics Obama had to appear to be a supporter of Israel, now believes that Obama’s promise to move U.S. policy towards the Palestinian perspective is coming true.

28 posted on 01/20/2012 9:15:02 AM PST by opentalk
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