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Chris Christie's Heated Exchange With Former SEAL
ABCNewz ^ | 10 March 2012 | Mark Greenblack

Posted on 03/10/2012 6:13:00 PM PST by OneLoyalAmerican

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Can't imbed ABC's video, however found it interesting ABC later calls William Brown an EX-SeAL. Too bad authentiseal is no longer functional, given so many folks claim they're SeALs.

Different video posted here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=t0ALALQoodU

1 posted on 03/10/2012 6:13:04 PM PST by OneLoyalAmerican
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Christie Gets in Shouting Match With "Idiot"
2 posted on 03/10/2012 6:15:34 PM PST by OneLoyalAmerican (In God I trust, all others provide citations.)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican

What was the argument about?

I can’t say the so-called former seal is an idiot and I cannot say the governor was wrong to call him such with details.


3 posted on 03/10/2012 6:15:44 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30

Greetings Jonty30:

Source: http://freebeacon.com/chris-christie-shouting-match-with-idiot/

WILLIAM BROWN: My question for you, governor, is please consider veteran students and [unclear] ike myself, here in South Jersey.

GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE: Here’s what’s going to happen. Rutgers is going to merge with Rowan, and here’s why: What I’m doing is providing other opportunities for a bigger and better university.

CHRISTIE: If you decide what you want to do is put on a show today, let me tell you something, I can go back and forth with you as much as you want. And let me tell you something, after you graduate from law school, you conduct yourself like that in a court room, your rear-end’s gonna get thrown in jail, idiot.

CHRISTIE: You know, I tried to be patient with the guy. Every time I tried to answer, he started yelling over me again. Damn, man, I’m governor, could you just shut up for a second?

Cheers,
OLA


4 posted on 03/10/2012 6:18:57 PM PST by OneLoyalAmerican (In God I trust, all others provide citations.)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican

“Damn, man, I’m governor, could you just shut up for a second?”

Reminds me of ‘I won.’

ps. Damn, man, put down the knife ... fork and spoon.


5 posted on 03/10/2012 6:20:35 PM PST by maggief
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To: Jonty30

I don’t think that Christie does himself any favors by such outbursts.


6 posted on 03/10/2012 6:21:30 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Jonty30

No guarantee seals are not political creatures. Christie merely tried to “explain” to this young man that boorish behavior in a courtroom, should he pass the bar,would have him thrown out or found in contempt.


7 posted on 03/10/2012 6:23:04 PM PST by codder too
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To: OneLoyalAmerican

Hard to believe that’s a complete transcript of the confrontation.


9 posted on 03/10/2012 6:23:53 PM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Brilliant

It gets him points, when he wisely chooses his targets. I’m not going to necessarily hold it against him, since he’s from New Jersey and that’s just how things are done.

But I’d have to know what the issue was and the sides before I could say anybody is right.


10 posted on 03/10/2012 6:23:59 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30

Damn, man, I’m governor, could you just shut up for a second?”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2112989/Chris-Christie-New-Jersey-governor-calls-Navy-SEAL-idiot.html


11 posted on 03/10/2012 6:24:24 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Brilliant

Well the thing is these press conferences interrupt his grazing


12 posted on 03/10/2012 6:24:44 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: codder too

It sounds like the veteran was looking for a deal, because he’s a veteran and was trying to make the governor look bad. That’s what it sounds like to me.

If I am correct, I’m on the governor’s side on this.


13 posted on 03/10/2012 6:27:27 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: maggief

“Reminds me of ‘I won.’”
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I like that!
Gotta remember that...

I-1

Yeah...

Semper Watching!
*****


14 posted on 03/10/2012 6:30:09 PM PST by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Jonty30

It appears that William Brown is a Democrat. Perhaps he was there only to make a scene. Who knows? But the response from Christie makes him look like a bully. If his mind is made up, why does he even bother to attend a public meeting?


15 posted on 03/10/2012 6:30:09 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican

I have heard of this, they said the guy kept yapping and did not let Christie answer. Who knows. The video is too short to tell.


16 posted on 03/10/2012 6:31:21 PM PST by tioga
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To: Yehuda

Greetings Yehuda:

Not impressed by many of Christie’s positions and most disappointed by his judicial appointment.

However, what I found so interesting is the student chose to ID himself as a SeAL, inlieu of Navy veteran for press purposes.

Cheers,
OLA


17 posted on 03/10/2012 6:34:23 PM PST by OneLoyalAmerican (In God I trust, all others provide citations.)
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To: smokingfrog

According to the article, from the Daily, the so-called veteran was didn’t want the universities merged.

Why he was really there, I don’t know.


18 posted on 03/10/2012 6:34:35 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Brilliant
“I don’t think that Christie does himself any favors by such outbursts.”

I agree. It's very ‘Coulteresque’ and unbecoming of a governor, imo. At one time Christie was courted to be a presidential candidate. A prerequisite for that top job would be controlling your emotions I would think.

19 posted on 03/10/2012 6:35:53 PM PST by MichaelCorleone (Stop feeding the beast; spend money only with those who support traditional American values.)
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To: Jonty30; All

I cannot say the governor was wrong to call him such with details.
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I saw the exchange on TV. Christie has killed any chance he might have ever had at winning a National Office. That clip will follow him for the rest of his life. To call a former Navy Seal an idiot because he questioned the merger of two State Universities; Fat Boy was totally out of line. I think the Guv. has some serious issues and possibly mental problems.


20 posted on 03/10/2012 6:36:54 PM PST by no dems (No RINO-Rom, no Kook-Daddy and no "out of touch" Rev. Rick........Gingrich.... YES!!!)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican
Is it me or is "everyone", now an ex seal?
21 posted on 03/10/2012 6:44:12 PM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: maggief

LOL!


22 posted on 03/10/2012 6:44:35 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: no dems

That’s assuming the guy was really a Seal. He may not be, don’t know.

If a former military person is acting like an idiot, I don’t see the harm in calling him on it. Just because you wore a uniform at one point, shouldn’t keep you protected from the same discourse in life that everybody else faces.


23 posted on 03/10/2012 6:45:14 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Yehuda

Rutgers University has 3 locations and a good reputation. Christie is going to take the South Jersey campus and give or merge it with Rowan University. Rowan’s reputation is weak. It appears this is a deal to let powerful South Jersey dems have their own large university to play with.

This move is unpopular state wide and esp in South Jersey.

Christie seems to think that telling people off is the best way to deal with town halls. I cannot understand why Christie decided to dump this Rutgers thing w/o warning. It’s political dealmaking.


24 posted on 03/10/2012 6:46:24 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Kakaze

And they all served in ‘nam, if they are over 50 or in Iraq, if they’re under 50.


25 posted on 03/10/2012 6:48:01 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Kakaze

Greetings Kakaze:

From my view of the world, SgtMaj Daniel J. Daly, USMC is a former Marine; Priv Lee Harvey Oswald, USMC is ex-Marine.

Cheers,
OLA


26 posted on 03/10/2012 6:48:31 PM PST by OneLoyalAmerican (In God I trust, all others provide citations.)
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To: Kakaze
Is it me or is "everyone", now an ex seal?

It must be you, cause I'm sure not any type of SeAL. ;^)

I am former Navy, but you couldn't pay me enough to do some of the things they go through.

27 posted on 03/10/2012 6:49:16 PM PST by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: no dems

I try to keep tabs on whether or not christie is losing any weight, because I figure if he is doing any serious behind-the-scenes stuff with romney on that, he would be on a diet by now. So far, it looks like he’s not...


28 posted on 03/10/2012 6:50:06 PM PST by true believer forever (If Newt is good enough for Sarah, he's good enough for me!)
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To: Yehuda

Btw, although Christie reduced budgets and borrowing short term, he is planning on massive borrowing via bonds in the out years. It has been pointed out he is going to put off paying the piper just as his predecessors did.


29 posted on 03/10/2012 6:51:02 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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I doubt this guy was a Seal. Seals respect other people.
They don’t have to prove anything to anybody.


30 posted on 03/10/2012 6:51:55 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican

I am starting to miss Jon Corzine, with this prick. Bad enough he COMPLAINED to Eric Holder about the NYPD’s surveilance of Muslim student groups in NJ. He is a despicable stooge for Sharia.


31 posted on 03/10/2012 6:52:02 PM PST by montag813
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To: no dems

Watch what you say...Christie may be your next VP for Romney...with Coulter as Press Secretary. This is what we are up against folks.

Christie better watch his step...he may have to take orders from Romney, and be his guard dog.


32 posted on 03/10/2012 6:53:40 PM PST by Bobbisox (All American Conservative Mama Grizzly (MR. NEWT - 2012)(MS. SARAH - 2020))
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To: OneLoyalAmerican

You need a course in how to post threads.
Your post centered solely on a bad link with no text in the thread.
Read the comments posted here for material that should have been in the body of this post.


33 posted on 03/10/2012 6:53:57 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: Jonty30

I gather the Seal kept interrupting, however Christie’s comment about what will happen if he acts like that in a courtroom was absurd. He was not in a courtroom and Christie is not a judge holding court.


34 posted on 03/10/2012 6:54:00 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Just another Joe

Greetings Just another Joe:

You couldn’t pay me enough to go through SeAL “Hell Week.” However, who else puts signs on the beach pointing Marines which way towards the machine gun bunker they need to take out?

Cheers,
OLA


35 posted on 03/10/2012 6:56:06 PM PST by OneLoyalAmerican (In God I trust, all others provide citations.)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican

The guy in the original report seemed to be harping over and over again that his degree wouldn’t have Rutgers on it. Well, duh.

Seemed a bit over the top for such a minor thing.

Usually military guys have self discipline, and a guy who has seen combat doesn’t usually get his knickers in a knot over such a petty issue. Is he really a “SEAL”?


36 posted on 03/10/2012 6:56:06 PM PST by LadyDoc
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To: Williams

I agree.

That wasn’t relevant to the situation.


37 posted on 03/10/2012 6:56:12 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican; Yehuda

Christie rocks as Governor. Never thought I would get to say that about a Joisey Governor. He wouldn’t be my first choice for POTUS, but he would be my first choice for NJGOV-hands down. I saw the same thing first hand while working in NYC when Rudy was mayor-great mayor although not right for POTUS


38 posted on 03/10/2012 6:58:23 PM PST by MattinNJ
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To: montag813
On that matter Christie was 100% correct. For one thing, NYPD officers have no business conducting any kind of law enforcement activities in New Jersey. Secondly, I would ask what they are doing in New Jersey that could not be done legally by New Jersey or Federal law enforcement.

Keep in mind that if a New York City police officer is conducting surveillance in New Jersey and he obtains evidence that might later be used against a terrorist, the evidence would likely be thrown out of court ... which again begs the question of what exactly they were doing in New Jersey in the first place.

39 posted on 03/10/2012 7:04:27 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: sickoflibs

Greetings sickoflibs:

Care to educate me exactly what I did wrong? Much known about posting, but probably much still to learn. It’s on Diane Sawyer’s Nightly News report.

Cheers,
OLA


40 posted on 03/10/2012 7:04:57 PM PST by OneLoyalAmerican (In God I trust, all others provide citations.)
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To: codder too

It wasn’t a courtroom and Christie isn’t a judge. The comment was simply a way to distract attention from the issue.


41 posted on 03/10/2012 7:06:07 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Jonty30

IF....


42 posted on 03/10/2012 7:07:03 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: OneLoyalAmerican
Just my observation, but he looked a bit youthful to be a seasoned SEAL. Experience means everything in the SEALs, which is why SEAL teams are rock solid Petty Officer 1st Class's, Chiefs, Chief Warrant Officers, and officers.
43 posted on 03/10/2012 7:07:30 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: maggief
“Damn, man, I’m governor, could you just shut up for a second?”
Reminds me of ‘I won.’

Reminded me of Barbara Boxer demanding to be addressed as Senator Boxer. Not a similar situation by any means, just saying that's what came to mind. In the heat of the moment i can understand him saying that, but i bet he wishes he would have put it differently.

44 posted on 03/10/2012 7:10:29 PM PST by Humbug
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RE :”Care to educate me exactly what I did wrong?

Start here for some minimum basics :#33

45 posted on 03/10/2012 7:12:20 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free, What Mandates??' ")
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To: achilles2000

Yes, if.


46 posted on 03/10/2012 7:13:53 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican
However, what I found so interesting is the student chose to ID himself as a SeAL, inlieu of Navy veteran for press purposes.

Given the prevalence of SEALs in "romance" novels, maybe, he was trying to enhance his credentials with the babes. Apparently, it is not just stamina for physical exertion they are known for. Sandra Fluck may be out there watching.

47 posted on 03/10/2012 7:20:07 PM PST by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican

Christie sounded like Barney Frank there.


48 posted on 03/10/2012 7:29:25 PM PST by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: OneLoyalAmerican

Chris Christie is the same old permanent politica class, RINO, sold out politician. He has a tactic called “I’m gonna be a straight talker,” but it’s only a show.

The latest thing with Christie is phony conservative talk radio hosts are pushing him for the VP slot on a Romney ticket.


50 posted on 03/10/2012 7:55:00 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, R. Zacharias, Erwin Lutzer, and others.)
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