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  • DAN RATHER: MUDDYING THE WATERS

    09/10/2004 6:40:41 PM PDT · by MAKnight · 13 replies · 469+ views
    Vanity | 09/10/2004 | Martin A. Knight
    Here's what I think we should do now that Dan Rather has said his piece. Anyone who is good with Flash or PowerPoint animations should make an animated presentation clearing up the waters Dan Rather tried to muddy. There are certain points that Rather tried to ignore or obfuscate and these need to be brought up quickly before the rest of the media decide to close ranks around the CBS and kill the story as settled. Once we have this file, we should all send it all around the blogosphere and to friends in the media, i.e. Hugh Hewitt, Sean...
  • Authenticity of Bush Guard Memos Questioned

    09/10/2004 5:11:47 PM PDT · by John from Manhattan · 37 replies · 1,385+ views
    National Public Radio -- All Things Considered ^ | September 10, 2004 | Brian Naylor
    A special report on the CBS program Sixty Minutes II this week raises new questions about President Bush's service in the Air National Guard during the Vietnam War. The story relied in part on documents that critics say appear to be forgeries. NPR's Brian Naylor reports. Go to source link for audio. Transcript not available yet
  • Dan Rather to Discuss Document Authenticity

    09/10/2004 1:49:38 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 173 replies · 7,016+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | September 10, 2004
    CBS EVENING NEWS WITH DAN RATHER to address, in detail, the issues surrounding the authenticity of the documents broadcast in the 60 MINUTES report on President Bush's service in the Texas Air National Guard... Developing...
  • Flashback: Dan Rather attends Tex Dem Fundraiser and defends Daughter (possible source of forgery)

    09/10/2004 10:55:03 AM PDT · by watsonfellow · 6 replies · 1,988+ views
    http://www.ratherbiased.com ^ | 2001 | www.ratherbiased.com
    Dan Rather came under criticism after it was revealed by the Washington Post that he had given a keynote speech at a fund-raiser for Texas Democrats: GERALDO RIVERA: Let me just read you this news account, April 5th, USA Today: "Conservatives and pundits had a field day at Dan Rather's expense Wednesday after the CBS anchor apologized for being the star attraction at a recent Democratic fundraiser in Texas that raised 20 grand." Was that one of the worst mistakes you've made at least recently? DAN RATHER: Well, it certainly was one of the dumbest mistakes I ever made. But...
  • Documents Suggest Special Treatment for Bush in Guard [post 47]

    09/08/2004 8:10:56 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 282 replies · 141,002+ views
    NYTIMES ^ | 09/09/04 | KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and RALPH BLUMENTHAL
    September 9, 2004 Documents Suggest Special Treatment for Bush in Guard By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and RALPH BLUMENTHAL ASHINGTON, Sept. 8 - President Bush's Vietnam-era service in the National Guard came under renewed scrutiny on Wednesday as newfound documents emerged from his squadron commander's file that suggested favorable treatment. At the same time, a once powerful Texas Democrat came forward to say that he had "abused my position of power" by helping Mr. Bush and others join the Guard. Democrats also worked to stoke the issue with a new advertisement by a Texas group that featured a former lieutenant colonel,...
  • Live Thread: Ben Barnes and CBS Attempt Another Bush Smear (60 Minutes)

    09/08/2004 4:39:18 PM PDT · by Howlin · 458 replies · 47,817+ views
    www.freerepublic.com | September 8, 2004
    Have at him!
  • Kerry doomed, Fake docs and FR mention all on ABC's Notes.

    09/10/2004 7:54:07 AM PDT · by Smartaleck · 126 replies · 7,630+ views
    ABC Notes ^ | 09-10-2004 | Various- ABC notes
    Excerpts.... The Kerry end is near? At this precise time every four years, the most media-savvy members of the Gang of 500 begin to think about their roles in the premiere post-election forum that revisits the actions and players of the presidential race. But if nothing changes in the race as it now stands — with President Bush winning a decent-sized victory — much of the talk will be about the greater technical proficiency of the Bush-Cheney effort.Democrats, who deny up and down that they had anything to do with the documents, tell ABC News that they plan to continue...
  • CBS'S BIG BLUNDER? (Credits Free Republic)

    09/09/2004 10:31:38 PM PDT · by kattracks · 398 replies · 19,398+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/10/04 | JOHN PODHORETZ
    <p>September 10, 2004 -- THE populist revolu tion against the so- called mainstream media continues. Yesterday, the citizen journalists who produce blogs on the Internet — and their engaged readers — engaged in the wholesale exposure of what appears to be a presidential-year dirty trick against George W. Bush. What the bloggers and their audiences did was call into profound question the authenticity of four documents proudly trumpeted by CBS News in a much-heralded investigative report on Wednesday night's edition of "60 Minutes" about the president's National Guard service in the early 1970s.</p>
  • There ought to be an Investigation (See-BS/DNC memogate)

    09/10/2004 7:47:58 AM PDT · by Always Right · 13 replies · 1,263+ views
    9-10-04 | Always Right
    This is a serious crime, altering military records to not only slander a war-time President, but that also suggest criminal activity. These forged memos suggested serious charges against our President, and should not be taken lightly. Whenever the Democrats suggest the Republicans might have done something wrong, they demand a full-scale congressional investigations. These memos are linked to sources inside the DNC, and it is important to get to the bottom of this. Whomever did this commited a serious crime. Our limp-wristed Representives must grow a backbone and demand that this be thoroughly and quickly investigated. I can guarentee you,...
  • 60 Minutes to Infamy- those forged memos and The Shot Heard Round the World

    09/10/2004 4:28:44 AM PDT · by backhoe · 179 replies · 9,890+ views
    various FR links | 09-10-04 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
    Here is a pretty good current summary of the situation: The Shot Heard Round the World   The echoes of the big Internet bang which annihilated a 60 Minutes story in under 12 hours are still resounding. The key riffs apparently started at Powerline and as Samizdata notes, the distributed intelligence of the Internet took over. Under the scrutiny of thousands of analysts, the CBS story began to melt down.   The start of it all:  Documents Suggest Special Treatment for Bush in Guard   -more- The Thread that broke the Camels Back:Post 47, and the Freepers who busted C.B.S. Let us...
  • Kerry Campaign Denies Coordinating Attacks on Bush's Guard Record

    09/10/2004 4:08:32 AM PDT · by kattracks · 14 replies · 1,376+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 9/10/04 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - The White House says the Kerry campaign is "coordinating" the attacks on President Bush's National Guard record, just as the Kerry campaign accused the Bush administration of coordinating with the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. "You absolutely are seeing a coordinated attack by John Kerry and his surrogates on the president," White House press secretary Scott McClellan was quoted as saying on Thursday. "The polls show Senator Kerry falling behind, and it's the same old recycled attacks that we've seen every time the president has been up for election." McClellan's comments drew a huffy response from former Clinton...
  • White House accuses Kerry of 'coordinating' Guard attacks

    09/09/2004 10:13:09 PM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 16 replies · 1,090+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | September 10, 2004 | Bill Sammon
    The White House yesterday accused John Kerry of "coordinating" attacks on President Bush's National Guard service in response to the president's widening lead in the polls. "You absolutely are seeing a coordinated attack by John Kerry and his surrogates on the president," White House press secretary Scott McClellan told reporters aboard Air Force One. "The polls show Senator Kerry falling behind, and it's the same old recycled attacks that we've seen every time the president has been up for election." Mr. Kerry refused to denounce Texans for Truth, a group known by its tax code classification as a 527, for...
  • Anatomy of a Forgery

    09/09/2004 9:13:11 PM PDT · by hope · 408 replies · 27,438+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 9-10-4 | Washington Prowler
    <p>More than six weeks ago, an opposition research staffer for the Democratic National Committee received documents purportedly written by President George W. Bush's Texas Air National Guard squadron commander, the late Col. Jerry Killian.</p> <p>The oppo researcher claimed the source was "a retired military officer." According to a DNC staffer, the documents were seen by both senior staff members at the DNC, as well as the Kerry campaign.</p>
  • "CBS: Can't Believe Stories" CARTOON about the Bush Guard memo forgery

    09/09/2004 10:11:01 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 22 replies · 1,758+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 9/9/2004 | IPWGOP
  • Is It a Hoax?

    09/09/2004 4:30:03 PM PDT · by Mike Fieschko · 53 replies · 3,146+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Sep 9, 2004 | Stephen F. Hayes
    DOCUMENTS CITED Wednesday by 60 Minutes in a widely-publicized expose of George W. Bush's National Guard Service are very likely forgeries, according to several experts on document authenticity and typography. The documents--four memos from Killian to himself or his files written in 1972 and 1973--appear to indicate that Bush refused or ignored orders to have a physical exam required to continue flying. CBS News anchor Dan Rather reported the segment and sourced the documents this way: "60 Minutes has obtained a number of documents we are told were taken from Col. Killian's personal file," he said. The 60 Minutes story...
  • ONE MORE ARGUMENT (CBS Documents)

    09/09/2004 4:30:35 PM PDT · by ambrose · 109 replies · 5,094+ views
    ONE MORE ARGUMENT As much as the Kerry Spot has tried to keep up with this, PowerLine has been on top of this story all day long. That site just presented what ought to be the straw that breaks the camel's back: In the August 18, 1973 memo "discovered" by 60 Minutes, Jerry Killian purportedly writes: Staudt has obviously pressured Hodges more about Bush. I'm having trouble running interference and doing my job. But wait! Reader Amar Sarwal points out that General Staudt, who thought very highly of Lt. Bush, retired in 1972. Okay, CBS. The ball's in your court....
  • BushGuardaugust1 memo - a FAKE

    09/09/2004 2:09:48 PM PDT · by ctdonath2 · 280 replies · 11,215+ views
    CBS, self | 9/9/04 | Carl Donath
    Proof the CBS document BushGuardaugust1.pdf is a FAKE: Original text, slightly adjusted for rectangular fit: Same text, screen capture of document written in MS Word 2002 with no effort to match original aside from document width: Overlapping images, with original as B/W negative: Aside from slight warping presumably due to distortion introduced by a low-quality photocopier, the two texts line up exactly. The "30+ year old proof" against Bush is a fraud.
  • "What's The Typeface, Kenneth?"

    09/09/2004 4:38:57 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 83 replies · 2,765+ views
    400 North Capitol Street | DC Newsie
    Friend who works in newsroom at 400 North Capitol Street in DC just called. There is now a huge, handwritten sign printed on teleype roll paper stretched across newsroom ceiling. It reads: "What's The Typeface, Kenneth?"
  • AP's Terence Hunt posts updated Nat'l Guard story which ignores earlier AP story on dubious memos!

    09/09/2004 8:00:50 PM PDT · by timbuck2 · 26 replies · 1,103+ views
    Are editors at the AP ignoring their own newswire? Believe it or not, they have posted yet another bogus Nat'l Guard story which ignores an earlier AP story which casts doubt on the very memos used to write the subsequent story!
  • Petition to CBS News & "60 Minutes"

    09/09/2004 6:12:44 PM PDT · by Michael242 · 50 replies · 1,721+ views
    Michael Benedict
    A petition to CBS News & "60 Minutes" to immediately retract its Bush TX ANG story based on forged documents: http://www.PetitionOnline.com/cbstxng/petition.html Please sign the above petition AND send a direct message to CBS: http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/feedback/fb_news_form.shtml
  • CBS' “new” Bush guard memos a hoax (Update w/ conclusive proof of forgeries!)

    09/09/2004 3:47:33 PM PDT · by GOPcapitalist · 266 replies · 18,709+ views
    (scroll down to the bottom of the article for the update section): UPDATE: NEW PROOF OF FORGERY Following the Little Green Footballs blog lead, CB decided to test the pantograph replication technique on another of the CBS documents to see if it held true. Using Microsoft Word on its factory default settings with 12 point Times New Roman font we copied the address line of CBS memo #1 and overlapped the two for comparison. As you can see the test worked and, in doing so, inadvertantly uncovered more proof that the document is a forgery. The new evidence revolves around...
  • Only Existing First Temple Relic May Be Forged

    03/26/2004 7:48:44 PM PST · by blam · 14 replies · 302+ views
    Haaretz Daily ^ | 3-26-2004 | Amiram Barkat
    Last Update: 26/03/2004 08:08 Only existing First Temple relic may be forged By Amiram Barkat, Haaretz Correspondent Investigators for the Israel Antiquities Authority have been informed that a precious Ivory Pomegranate, on display at the Israel Museum since 1988, is a forgery. On the basis of an inscription it had been dated from the period of the First Temple, 10th century BCE. However, it is information on the origin of the inscription that has raised doubts about the authenticity of the item. The Antiquities Authority refused to reveal the origins and nature of the information it holds. The inscription, completed...
  • Mass. Official Discovers Own Name Forged while Verifying petition signatures

    08/11/2003 11:12:26 AM PDT · by bedolido · 6 replies · 274+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 08/11/03 | Staff Writer
    EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) -- Verifying petition signatures probably doesn't keep municipal workers on the edges of their seats, but a name on a petition Laurie Raimer was checking against town resident lists stopped her in her tracks: her own. Raimer, who works in the East Longmeadow clerk's office, ran across her own signature last week as she was checking the names asking for a special town meeting to rescind a new law regarding closing times for restaurants. She says she was never asked to sign the petition, and she's positive that her brother James, whose name appeared next to...
  • TWO STATE WORKERS AMONG FOUR CHARGED WITH SELLING FORGED DRIVER'S LICENSES

    12/06/2002 10:26:23 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 4 replies · 238+ views
    AP Breaking News ^ | 6 December 2002
    PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan couple and two employees of the Secretary of State's office were accused Friday of selling forged driver's licenses to illegal immigrants and wanted criminals, officials said. According to police reports, Rogelio Gonzales took payments and steered undercover officers posing as illegal immigrants to the Secretary of State office in Pontiac. At the office, Gonzales' wife acted as an interpreter while two employees issued fraudulent driver's licenses, said Oakland County Prosecutor David Gorcyca. Secretary of State employees Andrea Cortez, 23, and Melinda Garrison, 37, were charged with conspiracy to sell forged driver's licenses and selling...
  • Board removes (Gary) George from primary ballot (Wisconsin)

    08/01/2002 10:28:26 PM PDT · by petuniasevan · 7 replies · 279+ views
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 8-01-02 | JESSICA McBRIDE and LINDA SPICE
    Board removes George from primary ballot 221 signatures, addresses were falsified, body says By JESSICA McBRIDE and LINDA SPICEof the Journal Sentinel staff Last Updated: July 31, 2002 The Wisconsin Elections Board voted 7-1 Wednesday to remove state Sen. Gary George's name from the primary ballot for governor, saying "clear and convincing evidence" showed at least 221 signatures and addresses had been falsified or were not valid on George's nomination papers. Gary George Removed Photo/Erwin Gebhard Gary George leaves the Elections Board meeting Wednesday after being removed from the ballot by a 7-1 vote. What Happened The state Elections Board...