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Father of 9-11 victim blasts Murray
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Saturday, December 28, 2002 | By Art Moore

Posted on 12/28/2002 12:27:33 AM PST by JohnHuang2

SEATTLE – A man who says his son was murdered on Sept. 11, 2001, wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Post describing Sen. Patty Murray's "affectionate representation" of Osama bin Laden last week as "sickening."

"It is a vulgar demeaning of not only my son, but of everyone who perished that day," wrote Patrick L. Cartier of Jackson Heights, N.Y.

Cartier said "there is no way the senator can properly represent Americans when her sympathies embrace evil."

"She should resign and allow someone to hold her position who will tender reverence, respect and honor to Americans and not to those evil people who slaughter for kicks," he said.

Cartier was referring to a session with high-school students Dec. 18 in Vancouver, Wash., in which Murray asked them to ponder why bin Laden is "so popular around the world."

Murray said bin Laden has been "out in these countries for decades, building schools, building roads, building infrastructure, building day-care facilities, building health-care facilities, and the people are extremely grateful. We haven't done that."

The senator then asked the students: "How would they look at us today if we had been there helping them with some of that rather than just being the people who are going to bomb in Iraq and go to Afghanistan?"

Another writer to the Post, who also referred to the Sept. 11 attacks, said Murray should step down.

"Murray's comments about bin Laden absolutely epitomize the Democratic Party's blame-America philosophy," said Don DeVan of Manhattan. "The stupidity of her remarks make Sen. Trent Lott sound like a Ph.D. "

DeVan said Murray "should resign for the good of the nation and the Democratic Party. But not before she apologizes to all of those who lost loved ones on 9-11, starting with the New York City Fire Department."

In another reference to Sept. 11, the Tri-City Herald in Eastern Washington state said in an editorial this week that "even more disturbing than the inaccuracies in Murray's comments is the insensitivity."

"Thousands of Americans are facing this week with dread," the paper said, "knowing it brings the second Christmas without a father, mother, son or daughter murdered by bin Laden."

For that, the Herald asserted, "Murray owes an apology. It can't come too soon."

Also in Murray's home state, a community newspaper south of Seattle, the Federal Way Mirror, published a political cartoon with a takeoff on the movie "Love Story," featuring bin Laden and Murray in the title roles. The Mirror's publisher, Sound Publishing, owns 15 community newspapers in the Puget Sound area.

The Wheeling News-Register in West Virginia yesterday called Murray's inference that U.S. leaders should be more like bin Laden "disgusting."

"Yet we doubt members of the Senate will make any comment on Murray – and that, too, is disgusting," the paper said.

Meanwhile, a newspaper in India has picked up on the story. The Tribune of Chandigarh, India, said in the lead to its news report earlier this week:

"In America, praising Osama bin Laden is an unpardonable sin tantamount to blasphemy, and a woman senator is being hauled over the coals for committing that offense."


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1 posted on 12/28/2002 12:27:33 AM PST by JohnHuang2
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2 posted on 12/28/2002 12:29:01 AM PST by JohnHuang2
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To: JohnHuang2
Good morning John.
3 posted on 12/28/2002 12:30:21 AM PST by Aeronaut
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To: Aeronaut
G'morning backatya, my friend.
4 posted on 12/28/2002 12:37:47 AM PST by JohnHuang2
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To: JohnHuang2; Registered
Good morning John.

Thanks for the post. What is obvious to most here is that:

- there is a double standard when it comes to liberals and conservatives

- the majority of the media will protect their own

and

- Murray will weather this amd suffer little or no damage

That being said, I have underestimated the power of grassroots outrage on this forum before. I never in my wildest dreams could have thought that Registered's "SORE LOSERMAN" invention could have swept the nation and exposed Gore and the Democrats to the degree that it did. Reading Tipper Gore's recent interviews, it is now obvious how much Free Republic and grass roots anger at their flagrant attempt to steal power thwarted their hideous pursuits.

Perhaps "The Mom in Tennis Shoes" may yet be forced to pay a penance for her remarks that border on high treason. We will have to see.

5 posted on 12/28/2002 2:32:38 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: JohnHuang2
I am surprised that we have not been hearing from more 9-11 victim familys, Sen. Murray may actually regret her insane comments someday.
6 posted on 12/28/2002 2:37:33 AM PST by JIM O
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To: SkyPilot
I have underestimated the power of grassroots outrage on this forum before.

It's a dirty job but, someone has to do it.

Liberals certainly can't be depended upon to do what is right.

7 posted on 12/28/2002 2:39:45 AM PST by kcordell
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Im really surprised that she would even still be in office after that.

Is there something that can be done? Any ideas?

8 posted on 12/28/2002 2:44:41 AM PST by expatguy
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To: JohnHuang2
"there is no way the senator can properly represent Americans when her sympathies embrace evil." "She should resign and allow someone to hold her position who will tender reverence, respect and honor to Americans and not to those evil people who slaughter for kicks," he said.

Will the media hold her accountable as they would a republican? I don't think so! We need to take action.

9 posted on 12/28/2002 2:46:19 AM PST by dokmad
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To: dokmad
Here is a sample letter which I'm planning to send to the various media outlets below. The addresses are courtesy of FAIR's Media Contact List (http://www.fair.org/media-contact-list.html).

____________________________________________________________

Greetings!

I've noted, with some dismay, the overwhelming lack of coverage by the "mainstream" media over the past week concerning comments from Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) regarding her perception of the humanitarian acts of Usama bin Laden, and his popularity in the world.

Sen. Murray's statements are quite offensive to most Americans, and are at least on a par with the comments uttered by Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS). You in the major media spent hundreds of hours of air time, and hundreds of column-inches of print, in excoriating Sen. Lott, parsing his words, analyzing his statements and intent. Why have you not done the same for Sen. Murray?

The media, in general, spends much time and effort to state that they are not biased - that they offer a fair and balanced view of the news. With respect, it is difficult to believe that contention, based upon the current evidence of these two news stories.

I would respectfully request that your organisation take another look at your current editorial and news selection process, and reconsider your actions regarding the Sen. Murray situation.

Many thanks.

Doc Farmer

Doha, Qatar

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ABC

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10 posted on 12/28/2002 2:49:43 AM PST by DocFarmer
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To: JohnHuang2
John, here's what I have gathered so far on "Mommy in sneakers," or "Chatty Patty," or whatever you want to call this bird-brained "representative"--

The essence of Murray's mind
WorldNetDaily.com | Saturday, December 28, 2002 | Letters to the editors
Sen. Murray exemplifies those decrepit generations who really and truly believe that love is something you buy, respect is something you rent, and character can be marked down as an after-holiday sale item.
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/812774/posts
Patty Murray, material girl: Farah slams Sen for cloaking bin Laden's actions in fake compassion
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Friday, December 27, 2002 | Joseph Farah
Surely no one – certainly not a U.S. senator – could be that stupid...
 
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/812511/posts
SEN. MURRAY'S PRO-BIN LADEN STATEMENTS QUOTED ON TALIBAN WEBSITE!
Taliban Online ^ | 12/26/02 | Patriot62
Where is the outrage?
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/811944/posts
Bin Laden remarks give Murray grief
Tacoma News Tribune (WA) ^ | 24 December 2002 | Les Blumenthal
 
 
Murray pushed for aid to Taliban before 9-11
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Thursday, December 26, 2002 | By Joseph Farah
 
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/812136/posts
Local papers break silence on Patty Murray
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, December 25, 2002 | By Art Moore
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/812059/posts
** ACTION ALERT ** U.S. Senator PRAISES Osama Bin Laden
http://www.petitiononline.com/pmurray/petition.html ^ | 25 Dec. 2002 | David C. Osborne

 
 
But Matthew Felling, media director for the Center for Media and Public Affairs in Washington, D.C., thinks Murray's remarks are not getting attention because they largely were correct.
 
Senator Patty Murray, Boob
The Conning Tower ^ | Dec. 23, 2002 | Trentino
These statements are one thousand times worse than what Lott said.
 
 
Let's Organize to Oust Patty Murray
Seattle Times ^ | Kate in Palo Alto
The Dems will turn this whole thing around, and portray it as an attempt by the Republicans to "get even for Trent Lott" - and the sheeple will believe it. A week from now, the national media won't even be covering this story. It will be "old news".
 
 
The Osama bin Laden Day-Care Center (Dem Senator praises bin Laden)
Wall St. Journal ^ | Friday, December 20, 2002 12:16 p.m. EST | BY JAMES TARANTO
 
 
Lott Praised Strom. Demo Senator Openly Praises bin Laden.
ChronWatch.com - 20 Dec 2002
Now let's see just how upset these same people get over the comments by Democratic
Senator Patty Murray in praise of Osama bin Laden, as reported in newsmax.com ...
       Sen. Murray Praises bin Laden's Good Deeds - NewsMax.com
       Praise for Osama? - Gator Country
       Sen. Murray's comments provoke angry responses - The Olympian
       Cleveland Plain Dealer - Sacramento Bee - and more »
 

For Moseley-Braun, It May Be Time for a Rematch
Washington Post - 5 hours ago
... Patty Murray (D-Wash.) that charitable works made Osama bin Laden popular in
poor countries -- and her challenge to the United States to do the same. ...

Senator cites bin Laden's 'popularity'
Chicago Sun Times, IL - 5 minutes ago
Perhaps, said Washington state's senior senator, Democrat Patty Murray, it's because
he and his supporters have spent years building goodwill in poor nations ...

Senator's explanation of bin Laden's popularity draws fire%)
WKYT, KY - 20 Dec 2002
Washington-AP -- Washington Senator Patty Murray is drawing a lot of heat for
her explanation of why Osama bin Laden is popular in poor countries. ...

Potomac Watch: Senators take a break, but office mail never stops
Seattle Post Intelligencer, WA - 20 Dec 2002
In the back offices of Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell where the
mail is collected and sorted, however, there's never a slow period. ...

Dems Already Attack Frist , Santorum , McConnell . . .
NewsMax.com - 20 Dec 2002
... Patty Murray. Republicans are the only ones stupid enough to feed on their own.
Nor were any national Republicans seen having news conferences about Murray. ...

Sound Transit hires lobbyists - By Jeff Switzer - Journal ...
King County Journal Newspapers, WA - 20 Dec 2002
... I don't think they're strong enough, and I don't think we need somebody to inform
Patty Murray.'' McIver added that County Executive Ron Sims himself kept Sen. ...

Immigration: Where is the OUTRAGE??
SierraTimes.com - 20 Dec 2002
... I can hardly wait for Sen. 'Chatty' Patty Murray of Washington to hold a press conference
exclaiming how Fox & Coyotes have built schools and all those same ... 

 

http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readarticle.cgi?101+7613
Anyone Who Questions Sen. Murray Is 'Right-Wing Hater'
Source: NewsMax
URL Source: http://newsmax.com
Published: Dec 22, 2002
Author: Carl Limbacher
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/703713/posts
Senator [Patty Murray D-WA ]Pushes To Allow Military Abortions Abroad
Baltimore Sun | June 21, 2002
The... baby butcher in tennis shoes...
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/810227/posts
Patty Murray (D-WA) praises OBL
Junto Society ^ | 12/20/2002 | Chris Vance
 
CongressTraitor McDermott is on the radio RIGHT NOW defending this b!itch.
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/810468/posts
Sen. Murray blistered over bin Laden remark
Seattle Times ^ | Saturday, December 21, 2002, 12:10 a.m. | Katherine Pfleger and Alex Fryer
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/811648/posts
Crazy Murray/Exclusive: Readers blast
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Tuesday, December 24, 2002 | Letters to the editor
Is it possible that Sen. Murray is simply crazy? And that those who elected her were also crazy, or woefully ignorant about what she is really like?
 
 
 

if the GOP had any guts, they would show the people jumping from the towers, then the smoldering ruins of the twin towers, a small picture of the Communist senator and her quotes running on a scroll up the screen. No other commentary, no "get out the vote" message, just her quote.

Neat idea. Mind if I borrow it?

 

 
 


And for all you folks who are tired of this nonsense happening without a comment from the Jackal Pack Media?

Do something, dang it!

Bypass 'em- Go here:

Ignorance Making You Ill? Cure It!

for links, tools, & instructions about how to contact a pile of different people, and how to send a link to this story right here ( or anywhere else ) to a "mass email" using Outlook Express.



11 posted on 12/28/2002 2:53:13 AM PST by backhoe
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To: backhoe
Don't forget these: http://www.nbcmv.com/build_dnr.v25.cgi/cmd=detail&query_id=58991.html
NBC media village

12 posted on 12/28/2002 3:09:12 AM PST by mathluv
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To: JohnHuang2
We need to keep up the heat til Sen. Murray is gone and screw the wussies in our party like Sen. Lugar who want to excuse what she said. I think what she said is inexcusable, the remarks are not worth defending, and she's not entitled to represent her party in the Senate. Oh Patty its time for you to go!!!
13 posted on 12/28/2002 3:10:20 AM PST by goldstategop
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To: JohnHuang2
Being a democrat means you don't have to say you are sorry! They are one sorry bunch of packrats!
14 posted on 12/28/2002 3:39:22 AM PST by Jaidyn
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To: JohnHuang2
The senator then asked the students: "How would they look at us today if we had been there helping them with some of that

They would look at 'us' as the evil, rich, infidels who helped give them shelter, food, education, arms and now have a huge bullseye on 'our' collective backs.

Didn't 'we' aid and assist has-been larder, back when he was just a freedom fighter?

16 posted on 12/28/2002 3:44:01 AM PST by mommadooo3
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To: DocFarmer
Good work. Welcome to FR.

5.56mm

17 posted on 12/28/2002 4:13:53 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: backhoe; JohnHuang2
Good morning!

5.56mm

18 posted on 12/28/2002 4:16:35 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: M Kehoe
Seasons greetings, M Kehoe.
19 posted on 12/28/2002 4:26:44 AM PST by backhoe
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To: mommadooo3
What really gets to me is the comments about bin Laden building the day care centers. Apparently the misinformed and gullible Ms. Murray thinks bin Laden built these day care centers so the Muslim mummies could scamper off to work or the mall and leave little Mahmoud and Achmed in good hands in kind of a "mothers morning out".

This seems to me to be detachment from reality and is very dangerous coming from someone with the power of a U.S. Senator.

Is anyone else alarmed particulary by this part of her statement and what on earth was she refering to?

20 posted on 12/28/2002 4:29:03 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: goldstategop
screw the wussies in our party like Sen. Lugar who want to excuse what she said

Anyone who excuses it, should also be told that they are free to leave.

21 posted on 12/28/2002 4:45:39 AM PST by StriperSniper
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To: JohnHuang2
bttt
22 posted on 12/28/2002 4:52:13 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Freep the beech!

I wrote a few days ago, no reply as expected. Its up to us to make this an issue. Remind her of McKinny.
23 posted on 12/28/2002 5:12:49 AM PST by damncat
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To: JohnHuang2
Patty Murray is a member of the powerful Appropriations Committee. Should she be?
24 posted on 12/28/2002 5:41:15 AM PST by aristeides
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To: SkyPilot
I like calling her the OSAMA MAMA instead.
25 posted on 12/28/2002 5:43:14 AM PST by finnman69
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To: goldstategop
I think what she said is inexcusable, the remarks are not worth defending, and she's not entitled to represent her party in the Senate. Oh Patty its time for you to go!!!

It may be that having every word she utters from now until her next election scrutinized and criticized may do a lot more for 'educating' many Americans who, up to now, have not given the ideas of our politicians much thought.

26 posted on 12/28/2002 5:48:40 AM PST by maica
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To: damncat
Patty Mata Hara Murray is a traitor. She praised the enemy who slaughtered 3,000 of our innocent citizens. Every single member of Congress, both House and Senate, should demand her removal and arrest.
27 posted on 12/28/2002 5:51:57 AM PST by kitkat
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To: JohnHuang2
There are people who have drifted so far from the moral compass that they cannot recognize evil, even in its most blatant form. Some even come to believe that evil does not exist.
28 posted on 12/28/2002 5:54:19 AM PST by Savage Beast
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To: JIM O
I am surprised that we have not been hearing from more 9-11 victim familys,

Perhaps that is because most of them live in New York and the "paper of record", the one that has "all the news that is fit to print" - the NY Times - refuses to print a word about Ms. Patty.

29 posted on 12/28/2002 5:58:21 AM PST by jackbill
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To: JohnHuang2
If this don't say a lot about the democrats nothing will.

The democrats do not repesent the american anymore.

The democrats repesent thier own selfish party.

Patty Murray should step down because she is an IDIOT.
30 posted on 12/28/2002 6:00:23 AM PST by solo gringo
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To: JohnHuang2
John, it is true that the "major" media refuse to inform when it comes to items such as the Murray statement. But perhaps even more disturbing is the fact that none of her fellow senators--Republican or Democrat--have the courage to condemn her remarks.
31 posted on 12/28/2002 6:13:07 AM PST by catpuppy
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To: catpuppy
"..even more disturbing is the fact that none of her fellow senators--Republican or Democrat--have the courage to condemn her remarks"

You are absolutely right, and we should all write/fax/email our Senators (Repubs & Dems) and call them to accountability on this.

32 posted on 12/28/2002 6:25:57 AM PST by NewLand
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To: JohnHuang2
We should demand that FNC\talk radio continue to put this on the front burner and perhaps blow it all out of proportion such as what CNN and the lamestream media did with the Lott ordeal. If nothing else make her look like the anti-American swine she is, at best, maybe a Cynthia McKinney type exit in the future.
33 posted on 12/28/2002 6:39:05 AM PST by RckyRaCoCo
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To: JohnHuang2
Cross-link to another thread on the same article:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/813211/posts

However, the current thread is better. Some references here worth bookmarking.
34 posted on 12/28/2002 7:09:40 AM PST by Rocky
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To: JohnHuang2
Personally, I don't want her to resign.

The governor of Washington is a ChiCom agent posing as a left wing Watermelon Governor. He will appoint someone just as bad or maybe himself.

Lets make defund her contributions and make her a political leper.

Any corporation that donates $'s to her gets a national boycott until they stop their donations. Remember what we did to that POS Bill Maher for the words that came out of his mouth. Any corporation that donates to her should get hammered with emails and letters of outrage sent to the board members.

The Freepers of Washington need to review her political donations to see if she has received donations over the years from the Opecker Princes or Islamofascists over there or here. If she has an extensive record of donations like Jihad Cindy of Atlanta has, that needs to be documented.

The media will not pick up on this, so we have to Blog the hell out of this story and not let it die down. Let her political career die a thousand small deaths from our blogging and actions.

Freepers in Washington need to put up a billboard that slams the hell out of her on a busy interstate. A small group of us put up a bill board in Medford, Oregon which blamed the enviros for the fires of 2002. If someone started this in Washington, there would be enough donations around the country to put a billboard slamming this traitor on at least two freeways.

The good Freepers in Washington have start finding out who her corporate sponsors are for a full national buycott.

Then, they need to find out if she received a lot of financial donations from foriegn and local Islamofascists like Jihad Cindy did and post that data.

Then, some Good Freepers need to start a fund to erect billboards slamming this bit$h on the interstates. Ebuck can give guidance here as he was our key person in our anti enviral whacko billboard in Medford, Oregon. We have some very creative people in Free Republic that can come up with bill board pictures that will hammer her 24/7.

Hurt her financially re election donations and make her into a political leper for the next election, and then a good conservative republic should win!
35 posted on 12/28/2002 7:14:03 AM PST by Grampa Dave
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To: finnman69
This is excellent:

OSAMA MAMA MURRAY!

OSAMA MAMA MURRAY! Creative Washington Freepers can start making bumper stickers that say this today and put them on their vehicles, trash toters and other areas where they will be seen.

In reply #35, I suggested that the Freepers of Washington start a fund to put up billboards to slam this rotten B$tch 24/7. Your slogan OSAMA MAMA MURRAY! and a creative picture would be great on these billboards.

36 posted on 12/28/2002 7:20:38 AM PST by Grampa Dave
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To: DocFarmer
Thanks for the frag list, Doc.
37 posted on 12/28/2002 7:35:28 AM PST by wcbtinman
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To: JohnHuang2
Senator Patty Murray, Boob
http://www.atrentino.com/ConningDEC.html

Senator Patty Muray, Humanitarian
http://www.atrentino.com/CartoonAwards.html
38 posted on 12/28/2002 7:42:48 AM PST by Davis
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To: backhoe
ping
39 posted on 12/28/2002 7:49:21 AM PST by TomSmedley
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To: JohnHuang2
DeVan said Murray "should resign for the good of the nation and the Democratic Party

For the good of the chuldren and their own Rats NEVER resigne.

40 posted on 12/28/2002 8:01:29 AM PST by Anticommie
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To: JIM O
I really believe that this person is to stupid to know that she made a mistake.
41 posted on 12/28/2002 8:18:50 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: JIM O; JohnHuang2
I am surprised that we have not been hearing from more 9-11 victim familys, Sen. Murray may actually regret her insane comments someday.

This from Greg Pierce's "Inside Politics" in Friday's Washington Times:

The Murray whitewash

"Sen. Patty Murray's outrageous comments extolling Osama bin Laden as a humanitarian continue to draw mostly silence from the national media," James Taranto writes in his Best of the Web Today column at www.opinionjournal.com.

"Blogger Robert Musil notes that a piece by Adam Nagourney in [yesterday´s] New York Times discusses Democrats who 'are beginning to challenge President Bush's record on terrorism' - but makes no mention of Murray. Indeed, a Factiva search turns up no mention of Murray at all since she made the speech," Mr. Taranto said.

"Those who're skeptical of liberal media bias should ponder this hypothetical: Suppose that during President Clinton's Kosovo war, a Republican congressman had sung the praises of 'great humanitarian' Slobodan Milosevic. Is it even imaginable that the Times would omit such a comment in an article on GOP critics of the war - let alone that the paper would ignore it altogether?"

Mr. Taranto added: "The Murray whitewash may prove to be an example of how liberal media bias helps Republicans. Murray probably feels vindicated, having won the support of her hometown paper [the Seattle Times] and escaped criticism in most of the national press. Thus, she doesn't appear to have done anything to make amends. If she runs for re-election in 2004, this will be a big problem for her. WorldNetDaily reports that her comments have 'generated an Internet and talk-radio firestorm,' especially in Washington state. Two years from now, Murray's voters will know what she said about Osama bin Laden - even if most people elsewhere don't."

We can only hope...
42 posted on 12/28/2002 8:29:31 AM PST by COBOL2Java
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To: JohnHuang2; maxwell; dubyaismypresident; All
Thanks for the post and ping, JH2 ! Man, this guy sounds like a FReeper !:

"Murray's comments about bin Laden absolutely epitomize the Democratic Party's blame-America philosophy," said Don DeVan of Manhattan. "The stupidity of her remarks make Sen. Trent Lott sound like a Ph.D. "

DeVan said Murray "should resign for the good of the nation and the Democratic Party. But not before she apologizes to all of those who lost loved ones on 9-11, starting with the New York City Fire Department."


43 posted on 12/28/2002 8:50:50 AM PST by MeekOneGOP
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To: JohnHuang2; maxwell; dubyaismypresident; All
And I'm amazed that nobody has posted this cartoon yet !

Also in Murray's home state, a community newspaper south of Seattle, the Federal Way Mirror, published a political cartoon with a takeoff on the movie "Love Story," featuring bin Laden and Murray in the title roles. The Mirror's publisher, Sound Publishing, owns 15 community newspapers in the Puget Sound area.



44 posted on 12/28/2002 8:56:00 AM PST by MeekOneGOP
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To: MeeknMing
I'm glad someone is keeping the heat on that loathasome creature.
45 posted on 12/28/2002 9:07:40 AM PST by NeoCaveman
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To: NewLand
>>we should all write/fax/email our Senators (Repubs & Dems) and call them to accountability on this.<<


I e-mailed one of my senators Kit Bond demanding (politly of course) that he put up some kind of condemnation of Patti Murray and her statements on his web site just like he did against Trent Lott. I plan on e-mailing Jim Talent when he gets a web site.
It's hard to believe some of these Republican senators aren't jumping on this.

46 posted on 12/28/2002 9:10:29 AM PST by Missouri
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To: DocFarmer
Thanks, Doc, for the e-mail links. I plea for all FReepers to join in on the condemnation of the news black-out of this important story! Use your voice, or written word, please.

Here's mine for television networks. I altered it for the written and radio outlets:

I have patiently waited for news outlets such as yours to cover the recent offensive remarks made by Patty Murray, praising Usama bin Laden. Unfortunately, I'm still waiting....

As a news organization in an extremely competitive market, how do you expect to grow your audience and have loyal viewers when your network cannot seem to muster the strength to repeatedly air inflammatory remarks made by ALL politicians?

WAIT... STOP! Don't blow that question off like you usually do! Ask yourself WHY you haven't covered the Murray/bin Laden story. Or better yet, ask yourself WHY you haven't seen fit to REPEATEDLY air Murray's offensive remarks praising the king of terrorists, along with follow-up opinions of her remarks by fellow citizens and politicians? Aren't you interested in taking Americas pulse on THIS story? If not, WHY? This is a huge story!!! A United States Senator gave a speech to high school students praising bin Laden, and your network takes a pass? Whoa, what is the public to conclude?

I know why you haven't covered this story. Do YOU? For your information, I don't wear a tin foiled hat. I'm not a right wing nut. I believe in fairness, okay? Call me Pollyanna, but I expect news outlets to strive for fairness and balance and not show favoritism for one political party over another. I'm sick of networks that create the news, rather than report it. Granted, you have many stories from which to select for news coverage. But why take a pass on this one? It speaks volumes about your network's bias, especially after the Lott debacle.

It also speaks volumes about your ignorance of the people who keep you in business. Your potential audience is vast. Your audience is not. I wonder why that is? Have YOU ever asked yourself that question? If not, it's high time you did.

It's times like this that I relish the well-known saying, "Survival of the Fittest".

47 posted on 12/28/2002 9:36:20 AM PST by demkicker
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To: dokmad
She can only get away with it if the American people allow it to stand. More and more people and families of 9-11 should speak out anywhere and everywhere they can. This is the United States of America and there are platforms for those who want something to say.

The people should have equal time when something like this is said by someone like murray...she was wrong and insulted everyone who died on that day. If it had been a relative of mine I would be on every TV, radio show there is shouting from the rooftops her terrible, terrible remarks. I would call every newspaper from here to eternity to put my remarks in there. I would pay for a front page ad to denouce her. I would borrow the money to pay for that full page ad...and there would be people willing to lend me that money to do so.

People have to continaully speak up. Scream it from the tops of their lungs. Get it out there in front of the people and yell, yell, yell. You get nothing done by sitting on your hands. Speak up. Speak out. This is America and not only those who are in the stupid movies or politics have a right to say things. WE TOO HAVE A VOICE AND WE DARNED WELL BETTER BEGIN USING IT.

I am proud of those familes of the victims of 9-11 for speaking out. More need to do so and they need to write her office and everyone else to complain, denounce and DEMAND her resignation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

48 posted on 12/28/2002 9:37:17 AM PST by cubreporter
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To: cubreporter
Ditto!

bttt....
49 posted on 12/28/2002 10:22:35 AM PST by demkicker
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To: demkicker
"It also speaks volumes about your ignorance of the people who keep you in business. Your potential audience is vast. Your audience is not. I wonder why that is? Have YOU ever asked yourself that question? If not, it's high time you did."

Very nice letter.

BTW, during sweeps month (Nov), cable channels beat the networks for the first time in history, so I bet they are asking that question.

50 posted on 12/28/2002 10:28:34 AM PST by dixiechick2000
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