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  • Hollywood to Release Film Defending Dan Rather in Wake of Brian Williams Stolen Valor Lies

    02/16/2015 11:29:31 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 44 replies
    Talk about bad timing. Echo Lake Entertainment is set to release its independent film, Truth, the story of former CBS anchor Dan Rather’s self-destruction. It’s based on the 2006 book Truth and Duty: The Press, The President, and the Privilege of Power by Mary Mapes, the discredited CBS producer. Mapes documents and defends Rather’s 2004 attempts to use the forged “Killian documents” to portray former President George W. Bush as someone who shirked duty in Vietnam.
  • Forged Documents and Papal Power (A Former Catholic Nun)

    09/02/2013 9:07:37 AM PDT · by bkaycee · 256 replies
    http://www.CatholicConcerns.com ^ | June 2002 | Mary Ann Collins
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What we now call popes were originally bishops of Rome (one bishop among brother bishops from other cities). Then they became popes, with power over the entire Church. Then they became so powerful that they were able to depose kings and emperors. They became so powerful that they were able to force kings to use their secular might to enforce the Inquisition, which was conducted by Catholic priests and monks. In 1870, the Pope was declared to be infallible. The process of increasing papal power was influenced by forged documents which changed people’s perception of the history of the...
  • Obama Can’t Prove He’s American

    01/02/2011 1:00:02 PM PST · by opentalk · 668 replies
    drkates view ^ | December 28, 2010 | drkate
    Notwithstanding Obama’s lack of constitutional eligibility for the office he occupies as a direct result of his father’s citizenship, Obama can’t even prove he is an American. In fact the only thing we can confirm about Obama is that he is a foreigner–foreign to America, foreign to the english language, and ignorant of our history. At this late date, after millions of dollars spent, people mysteriously dying, and the jailing of a decorated Army officer–all of whom questioned Obama’s legality–any so called ‘birth certificate’ produced now is nothing more than suspect, and it is more than likely another faked document…a...
  • Al Qaeda Looking to Recruit English Speakers, Women

    02/16/2010 4:59:25 AM PST · by Cindy · 26 replies · 721+ views
    FOX NEWS.com ^ | Updated February 15, 2010 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Al Qaeda in Yemen is actively recruiting English-speaking individuals, intelligence officials told Fox News on Monday, saying that investigators are looking for people who are more like Americans, having been born in the United States or Canada." SNIPPET: ""Anyone who can fit in and not attract suspicion" is desirable to the terror network right now, said one official. An investigative source also said that among those attracting attention by the intelligence community are women recruits. The next wave of terrorists may include Western women, possibly Canadian, with forged documents. The use of women would be seen an evolution in...
  • Portugal police find 'Eta bomb-making cache'

    02/06/2010 1:00:08 PM PST · by csvset · 9 replies · 320+ views
    BBC ^ | 6 February 2010 | Staff
    Portuguese police have seized half a tonne of explosives at a house that they say was being used as a base by Basque separatist group Eta. The discovery, which also included bomb-making equipment, was made in the central Portugal town of Obidos. Fake licence plates, detonators and maps were also found, officials said. A militant group fighting for an independent Basque homeland, Eta has been blamed for more than 820 deaths during its campaign in Spain. "The material was stored in secure conditions which indicates the work of professionals," local police chief Helder Barros said. Several of the explosives were...
  • OMG - Dan Rather on Cavuto - still claiming the Pres. Bush ANG documents weren't proven fake

    10/01/2009 1:28:20 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 42 replies · 2,335+ views
    FNC - Cavuto ^ | 10-1-09
    Unbelievable ... his lawsuit is in appeal, and "he's a long way from being done yet." He's discounting any partisanship regarding this. Claimsng Viacom/CBS shut down the whole thing, and powerful political and corporate forces are controlling the news.
  • Barack Obama’s Birth Certificate “Industry”

    06/24/2009 4:46:11 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 34 replies · 1,728+ views
    News and Free PR ^ | June 24, 2009 | Unknown (and Andy Martin)
    When Internet Powerhouse Andy Martin wrote his first column on Barack Obama’s family history and birth certificate, Andy had no idea he was creating an “industry” that would pursue Obama’s records to the ends of the earth. Although Obama’s mouthpiece Robert Gibbs says the BC has been released (Gibbs lies) and Fox News’ Shepard Smith has insulted people who question Obama’s missing records, Andy’s Army continues to battle Obama & Company to find the facts and tell the truth about Obama’s hidden “roots.” (Includes article by Andy Martin.... read on)
  • ...counterfeit document ring Ring recruited customers outside local grocery stores

    02/24/2009 7:01:05 PM PST · by Cindy · 4 replies · 321+ views
    ICE.gov - News Release ^ | February 23, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.ice.gov/pi/nr/0902/090223bakersfield.htm February 23, 2009 DMV and ICE dismantle major Bakersfield counterfeit document ring Ring recruited customers outside local grocery stores BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Seven suspects face state charges after investigators from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) executed state search warrants last week targeting a sophisticated counterfeit document ring that recruited customers at area Latino grocery stores. The enforcement action, which took place Wednesday, resulted in the seizure of a large cache of counterfeit document manufacturing equipment, such as computers, laminators, government seals and card...
  • 3 Afghans Arrested At Indian Airport with Mexican Passports

    02/22/2008 7:14:31 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 29 replies · 1,177+ views
    http://www.theaviationnation.com/ ^ | 02/21/08 | By Annie Jacobsen
    Three Afghan nationals are being held in New Delhi, India after they tried boarding a flight to France, via Kuwait, using Mexican passsports identifying themselves as: Antonio Lopez Juan (42) Javier Sanchez Alberto (20) Atonio Lopez Ernesto (16) According to Indian press reports, the three men departed from Nedumbaserry Airport in India, on February 11, without incident. When they arrived in Kuwait, emigration officials found them suspicious because they did not speak any Spanish. They were deported back to India. The three had reportedly arrived in New Delhi on January 23 this year, as per the stamps on their passports....
  • Massive Forgery Scam Discovered To Allow More Illegals To Qualify For Amnesty

    06/27/2007 10:23:20 PM PDT · by vaper69 · 7 replies · 304+ views
    Even the illegals are calling this amnesty! This was worthy of its own post rather than an addition to today's previous post on the Democrats defeating Sen. Webb's amendment to only grant amnesty to illegals who've been in the US for 4 years or more. This proved that illegals would pore across the border in order to qualify for amnesty, and a forgery operation has been caught promising to provide proof that illegals were here in time to qualify.
  • 2 are held in bust of bogus ID operation (traveling fraudulent documents ring)

    07/21/2006 6:31:47 AM PDT · by Liz · 24 replies · 1,376+ views
    BERGEN RECORD ^ | 7/21/06 | TOM TRONCONE, STAFF WRITER
    NORTH BERGEN -- The Pelcastre brothers were a walking threat to national security -- expert document forgers who, for a few thousand dollars, could give anyone a new identity, authorities said Thursday. When police stumbled across the pair, the men had turned a Tonnelle Avenue hotel room into a business office and were readying a massive cache of fake Social Security cards for delivery to a local identity broker, authorities said. The brothers, Angel, 31, and Jorge, 34, both of Dallas, were a "one-stop shop" for a myriad of government documents, including birth certificates, Social Security cards, driver's licenses for...
  • Rather 'Absolutely' Stands by 'Truth' of Bush Story, Slams Criticism as 'Diversionary'

    07/13/2006 8:00:54 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 85 replies · 2,402+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | July 12, 2006 | Brent Baker
    Declaring he “absolutely” believes “the truth” of his discredited story based on forged memos, about President Bush's National Guard record, on Wednesday's Larry King Live on CNN Dan Rather contended that “we had a lot, a lot of corroboration, of what we broadcast about President Bush's military record. It wasn't just the documents.” Rather then attacked those who dared to expose his misdeeds: “It's a very old technique used, that when those who don't like what you're reporting believe it can be hurtful, then they look for the weakest spot and attack it, which is fair enough. It's a diversionary...
  • Eatery owner faces forgery, drug charges (Walla Walla Washington)

    05/20/2006 3:24:34 PM PDT · by Spunky · 15 replies · 1,800+ views
    Union-Bulletin ^ | 5-19-06 | Vicki Hillhouse
    A federal investigation results in the arrest of Jesus `Jesse' Juarez and two others so far. With a marketplace inside, the stucco-faced La Hacienda restaurant has always been considered more than a place to eat. But police say the business known additionally for its fresh-baked goods, selection of CDs and long-distance telephone cards has also been a front for illegal immigrants seeking forged documentation. The paperwork, including Social Security and permanent resident alien identification cards, could help with getting jobs, housing assistance and other necessities. Law-enforcement officials also contend the business owner has been connected with the distribution of drugs....
  • It's All About the Documents [Illegal Immigration Alert]

    05/10/2006 6:03:47 AM PDT · by conservativecorner · 7 replies · 415+ views
    Human Events ^ | Assemblyman Ray Haynes
    Everything we do in life is about the documents. We are born, we live, and we die with documents attached to us. So whenever you here someone claim that something is not wrong, it is just "undocumented," keep that in mind. For instance, in California, if you practice law without the appropriate documentation twice, you are guilty of a felony. Would it be a defense to that felony charge that you are not a felon, but rather just an undocumented lawyer? How about the unauthorized practice of medicine? If someone dies, and you don't have the right medical documents, you...
  • Cashing in on illegal immigration

    05/08/2006 7:39:33 AM PDT · by SmithL · 23 replies · 710+ views
    Knight Ridder News Service ^ | 5/8/6 | Dave Montgomery
    WASHINGTON - Forgers are making tens of millions, and possibly billions, of dollars selling counterfeit Social Security cards, driver's licenses, immigrant registration cards and other papers to an estimated 12 million illegal immigrants. The dominant forgery-and-distribution network in the United States allegedly is controlled by the Castorena family, say U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. Its members emigrated from Mexico in the late 1980s and have used their printing skills and business acumen to capture a big piece of the booming industry. Only trained experts can distinguish its fake identity documents from real ones, and the Castorena Family Organization, or...
  • Illegal (alien) worker in Sheboygan charged with identity theft (must be a first!)

    04/28/2006 4:40:17 AM PDT · by dennisw · 30 replies · 714+ views
    April 27, 2006 | Eric Litke
    Illegal (alien) worker in Sheboygan charged with identity theft (must be a first!)You can read it here We are not allowed to post Sheboygan press articleshttp://www.sheboygan-press.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060427/SHE0101/60427041 
  • Mary Mapes Names Names [tries to trash FreeRepublic]

    11/10/2005 5:34:54 AM PST · by shhrubbery! · 355 replies · 10,516+ views
    INDC Journal ^ | 11/9/05 | Bill Ardolino
    November 09, 2005 Mary Mapes Names Names ("Anonymous" Ones) Posted by Bill An excerpt from page 201 of her new book: Within minutes of Buckhead's original posting, Freepers began to repeat and embellish Buckhead's thoughts. Not surprisingly, they all agreed with him, they all agreed with one another, and they all agreed this should be pursued aggressively. Freethinkers they are not. The Freepers and their lockstep like-minded fellow travelers moved as a group, like a school of sharks sweeping toward an unaware and unarmed victim. CBS was like some sunburned, overweight Florida tourist with a cut foot, floundering and flapping...
  • The Producer (Mary Mapes produced story which accused cops of lying!)

    11/09/2005 2:58:55 PM PST · by Stellar Dendrite · 7 replies · 982+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 4, 2004 | John Fund
    -snip- Mr. Carlson vividly recalls how Ms. Mapes's social advocacy landed her in trouble in a major story. In the mid- and late 1980s, the Seattle police undertook a series of raids on well-known crack houses. In the winter of 1987, officers announced themselves and knocked on the door of a known Seattle drug den. They then heard some noise and forced themselves in when no one answered the door. A low-level drug dealer named Erdman Bascomb stood up with a dark, shiny object in his hand. An officer fired, Bascomb fell, and officers pounced on the "weapon": a black...
  • Ousted CBS Producer Mary Mapes Comes Out Swinging

    11/08/2005 9:48:08 PM PST · by Senator Goldwater · 86 replies · 2,203+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Novermber 9, 2005 | Howard Kurtz
    After a year of silence about the biggest scandal in CBS News history, Mary Mapes has plenty to say -- about George W. Bush, Karl Rove, Les Moonves, her father, bloggers, the mainstream press and others who she believes contributed to her downfall. What took her so long? "I was extremely battered," she said in an interview yesterday. "I'd had months and months of having my head kicked around a soccer stadium by much of the Western world. I needed some time to regroup." Mapes is now pushing a book, called "Truth and Duty," about the botched "60 Minutes II"...
  • Reports of French Involvement in Niger-Iraq Uranium Case Not Reliable (Libya Forged Documents)

    10/31/2005 12:23:04 AM PST · by SBD1 · 19 replies · 1,134+ views
    Int'l Strategic Studies Assoc. - Defense & Foreign Affairs Daily ^ | September 8, 2004 | Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS
    Reports of French Involvement in Niger-Iraq Uranium Case Not Reliable Defense & Foreign Affairs Daily September 8, 2004 Wednesday September 8, 2004 Wednesday LENGTH: 3171 words HEADLINE: Reports of French Involvement in Niger-Iraq Uranium Case Not Reliable BODY: Analysis. By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS. Reports in The Sunday Telegraph of London on September 6, 2004, cited Italian sources as having alleged that French Government officials were behind the creation of a dossier of largely forged documents which had highlighted the purchase of uranium by Iran from Niger. The documents were subsequently shown to have included forged material, thus discrediting...
  • Italian faces pre-war intelligence probe

    10/25/2005 4:24:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 525+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/25/05 | ARIEL DAVID - ap
    ROME - The head of Italy's military secret services will be questioned by a parliamentary commission next week over allegations that his organization gave the United States and Britain disputed documents suggesting that Saddam Hussein had been seeking uranium in Africa, officials said Tuesday. Nicolo Pollari, director of the SISMI intelligence agency, will be questioned on Nov. 3 by members of the commission overseeing secret services, said Micaela Panella, a commission spokeswoman. She said Pollari asked to be questioned after reports Monday and Tuesday in the Rome daily La Repubblica claiming SISMI passed on to the CIA, U.S. government officials...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 10-03-05 ("Rather was prevented from going after smirk's N.G. paper's rigging")

    10/03/2005 3:27:34 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 112 replies · 2,382+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | October 3, 2005 | DUmmies, Mary Mapes, and PJ-Comix
    As many of you might remember, the DUmmie FUnnies blog began with coverage of the DUmmie reaction to the forged Texas Air National Guard Memos presented on a the CBS 60 Minutes II show hosted by Dan Rather. At the time of the exposure, Dan Rather insisted the memos were really authentic. Rather kept INSISTING on the authenticity of those obviously forged memos even when it was proven beyond a shadow of doubt that they were fake. After Dan Rather retired was fired from CBS News, he changed his tune a bit by saying that even though the memos...
  • Liberal Lunatic of the Day (3/4/2005)

    03/04/2005 7:43:24 AM PST · by Beckwith · 6 replies · 537+ views
    Liberal Lunacy ^ | 3/4/2005 | Beckwith
    Mary Mapes, the producer fired for her involvement in the flawed a “60 Minutes Wednesday” segment about President Bush’s Air National Guard just refuses to go away.  According to the front page story in the New York Observer (3/2/2005), Mapes is preparing to shop a book proposal offering an inside account of what happened at CBS News during the memo scandal. The book will constitute Ms. Mapes’ defense against charges of journalistic misconduct. According to Wesley Neff, president of the literary and lecture agency that is representing Ms. Mapes, the producer plans to argue for the veracity of the...
  • Freeper Buckhead to be honored by Phil Kent, March 9th for "Outing" Dan Rather

    03/03/2005 6:50:24 AM PST · by Thanatos · 74 replies · 3,511+ views
    Washington Times- Inside the Beltway ^ | 3-3-2005 | John McCaslin
    Rather party Atlanta-based author, pundit and media consultant Phil Kent, former president of the Southeastern Legal Foundation, tells this column that he's hosting a party on the evening of March 9 in the Buckhead section of the city to honor popular Internet blogger "Buckhead" — otherwise known as prominent Atlanta lawyer Harry MacDougald. "Harry is the bathrobe-clad guy — literally — who 'outed' Dan Rather and CBS less than four hours after they broke the phony Bush National Guard papers" story, Mr. Kent says. Mr. Rather, who will relinquish his anchor chair after 24 years next week, is accused by...
  • RATHER STAYS HOME; EXECUTIVES SPLIT; MOONVES LOOKS TOWARDS FUTURE

    01/10/2005 5:24:25 PM PST · by Swanks · 108 replies · 3,500+ views
    DRUDGEREPORT ^ | 1/10/99 | DRUDGE
    RATHER STAYS HOME; EXECUTIVES SPLIT; MOONVES LOOKS TOWARDS FUTURE *Exclusive** CBSNEWS veteran Don Hewitt called Dan Rather's disappearance from Monday's Evening News "really stupid" during a damage control meeting on Monday, sources tell the DRUDGE REPORT. One top source inside the CBS Broadcast Center claimed Rather was told to stay off the air on Monday, as a form of punishment! Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer was called in to anchor the damaged ship. CBS staffers were shocked Monday when CBS president Les Moonves suddenly tied Rather's upcoming resignation to the phony document flap, a departure from CBS's official storyline. Moonves...
  • HOW IS THE CBS (See BS) 'INTERNAL INVESTIGATION' GOING?

    11/18/2004 9:14:20 AM PST · by Mr. K · 2 replies · 304+ views
    self ^ | 11/18/2004 | self
    CBS was conducting an 'internal investigation' into the FORGED DOCUMENTS that Ted Baxter- I mean Dan Rather aired. HOWS IT GOING SeeBS?
  • Media elite just don't understand feelings of the majority

    11/10/2004 1:00:58 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies · 2,003+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | November 10, 2004 | Letters to the Editor
    As the depth of President Bush's victory became apparent last week, I wondered exactly how the Democratic Party would spin the results. Although the DNC itself has been somewhat reserved, its spinmeisters in the press have been in full throat. Many of these nationally recognized editorialists have become completely unhinged by Bush's victory; some actually accusing those us who voted for the president as being part of an American religious jihad. This broad-brush swipe at conseratives just shows the inability of the media elite to understand not only why they lost this election, but also why they will continue to...
  • A wily GOP plan?

    10/12/2004 8:21:09 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 35 replies · 1,242+ views
    Caller-Times Letters to the Editor ^ | 10.12.04 | Carlos E. Hunnell
    Regarding the fake documents concerning President Bush's National Guard service, I can't help but wonder why the fake was so obvious, and why it was discovered so quickly? My conclusion is not so far-fetched if you give it some thought. The Republicans, not the Democrats, produced the documents and had their people get them to CBS. If the documents were immediately recognized as fakes by the network, nothing ventured, nothing gained. But if they slipped by the network bigwigs and were aired (as was the case) the Republicans could reveal them as "fakes" and only the Democrats would be blamed....
  • BURKETT CONTRADICTED HIMSELF ON SOURCE OF DOCUMENTS (Big Surprise!)

    09/22/2004 7:21:04 AM PDT · by soccermom · 54 replies · 1,804+ views
    USA Today | 9/22/04 | soccermom
    OK, we shouldn't be surprised by now that Burkett is exposed as a fraud, but I found this contradiction so glaring I can't believe the press hasn't picked up on it: Burkett is claiming that he was given the documents by someone named Lucy Ramirez (or her shadowy courier). From USA Today: "Burkett said he arranged to get the documents during a trip to Houston for a livestock show in March. But instead of being met at the show by Ramirez, he was approached by a man who asked for Burkett, handed him an envelope and quickly left, Burkett recounted."...
  • Don't let the Forger win

    09/19/2004 9:38:36 AM PDT · by poinq · 5 replies · 234+ views
    poinq
    Guys, I rarely post anything on this site although I read it a lot. Normally people see the important issues here long before the old press sees them. But I think the Democrats and old press are getting by with something and nobody seems to care. If you look at the forged memos they paint a picture of Bush being treated a little different because his father is the local congressmen. That's OK I am sure Amy Carter and Moon Unit Zappa were treated differently because of their fathers, Sometimes its a good thing and sometimes it stinks. A son...
  • Ex-Guardsman: I Contacted Kerry Campaign

    09/18/2004 3:26:13 PM PDT · by CometBaby · 49 replies · 1,858+ views
    AP ^ | KELLEY SHANNON
    AUSTIN, Texas - A retired Texas National Guard official mentioned as a possible source for disputed documents about President Bush (news - web sites)'s service in the Guard said he passed along information to a former senator working with John Kerry (news - web sites)'s campaign. Also Saturday, a White House official said Bush has reviewed disputed documents that purport to show he refused orders to take a physical examination in 1972 and did not recall having seen them previously. The long-running story on Bush's Texas Air National Guard service took an unusual twist when CBS broadcast a report on...
  • CBS Must Reveal Source

    09/15/2004 10:59:39 AM PDT · by cainin04 · 61 replies · 1,976+ views
    9-15-2004 | Mr. Conservative
    As the Memogate story gets continues to get bigger CBS has said that it will NOT reveal its source. Of course one of the biggest rules of journalism is that you do not reveal a source who wants to remain anonymous. The difference here is that it is not a legitimate source. The documents are FAKE. Considering the fact that a felony has occured--in which the perpetrator has tried to subvert a United States Presidential election--CBS should be forced to name its source or be indicted as a part of the conspiracy. One would think that CBS would not want...
  • Call To Action!

    09/15/2004 7:08:28 AM PDT · by Pylot · 18 replies · 566+ views
    My Vanity Post | September 15, 2004 | Pylot
    This is a call to action for all Patriotic Americans. Representative Chris Cox has stated that if enough Americans call for hearings on the CBS/Rathergate matter that there is a good possibility that hearings can be made to happen before the election. I have done the following and urge each of you to do so: Please call this number: 202-225-3121 When the operator answers politely ask for the office of Congressman Joe Barton. He is the Chair of the committee that held hearings on the broadcast industry in the wake of CBS trying to call florida early in 2000 and...
  • CBS, Mary Mapes Not Always Averse to Handing Over Documents

    09/14/2004 8:37:35 AM PDT · by massadvj · 21 replies · 1,585+ views
    Vanity
    Political intrigue, presidential campaign dirty tricks and carrying the DNC’s water are nothing new to CBS, Dan Rather and 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes. In 1999, during the build-up to the 2000 presidential campaign, Mapes, Rather and 60 Minutes produced an interview with Shawn Allen Berry, the white supremacist, who along with two others was convicted of chaining James Byrd Jr. to a pickup truck and dragging him along a remote road until his body was torn apart. Rather‘s clear purpose was to paint Berry as a crazed, right-wing fanatic who had been influenced by fundamentalist Christians into believing in...
  • "The OETR Scam"

    09/13/2004 9:35:32 PM PDT · by Sir Gawain · 133 replies · 2,897+ views
    Allah Pundit ^ | Allah Pundit
    I just got an e-mail from someone calling himself "JFH" which raises an intriguing question about an acronym used in one of the Killian docs. Jeff Goldstein wrote a post yesterday about a reference in the August 18, 1973 memo to something called an "OETR". Two people familiar with military terminology e-mailed Jeff to say that the acronym the author of the memo meant to use was "OER" -- an abbreviation for "Officer Effectiveness Report". Read Jeff's post and you'll see that his contacts are quite adamant that "OER" is a commonly used term and that no one familiar...
  • CBS News source says papers fake - Former Guard commander says documents were not shown to him

    09/12/2004 1:26:31 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 107 replies · 3,341+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | September 12, 2004 | New York Times
    A former National Guard commander who CBS News said had helped convince it of the authenticity of documents raising new questions about President Bush's military service said Saturday that he did not believe they were genuine. The commander, Bobby Hodges, said in a telephone interview that network producers had never shown him the documents but had only read them to him over the phone days before they were featured Wednesday in a 60 Minutes broadcast. After seeing the documents Friday, Hodges said, he concluded that they were falsified. Hodges, a former general who spoke to several news organizations this weekend,...
  • The IBM Selectric Composer (Rather's theory thoroughly debunked)

    09/11/2004 11:58:25 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 92 replies · 4,145+ views
    Shape of Days via Instapundit.com (Glenn Reynolds) ^ | September 10, 2004 | Jeff Harrell
    <p>For a couple of days now we've been talking about whether the CBS memos could have been produced using the technology available in 1972 and 1973. We've talked about two typewriters mainly, both widely used at that time: the IBM Executive series and the IBM Selectric series.</p>
  • Powerline Blog: Pentagon Says CBS Memos Fake!

    09/11/2004 6:49:56 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 297 replies · 13,661+ views
    Powerline Blog ^ | Sept. 11, 2004 | FOX News
    According to Powerline Blog, this was reported on FOX News: KELLY WRIGHT: Tony, here's the latest that we're finding out on this story. At least three Pentagon sources believe the documents about President Bush's service in the Texas Air National Guard are fakes. CBS as you mentioned is standing by its story...
  • Calling All Old AFSC 702's

    09/10/2004 4:54:07 PM PDT · by ekwd · 3 replies · 577+ views
    Myself
    For all you old AFSC 702's, what do you think about the "memo's"? Ken Daves
  • 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...
  • The Last Straw: Pressing Rather

    09/10/2004 11:00:19 AM PDT · by Mighty_Quinn · 31 replies · 1,962+ views
    Mighty_Quinn
    Rather's Bias: The Long Record, The End of the Line
  • Call CBS 2 WCBS-TV Newyork 1-800-CH2-NEWS OR 1-87-SHAMEONU and complain

    09/10/2004 10:30:45 AM PDT · by GeorgiaFreeper · 5 replies · 518+ views
    CBS 2 is the flagship station of the CBS Television Network and is owned and operated by the Viacom Television Stations Group. In addition to CBS 2, VTSG owns and operates CBS television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, Miami, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Denver, Minneapolis, Green Bay, Detroit, Austin, Dallas and Pittsburgh. If you have a news story for us, we'd love to hear from you. Please call our 24 hour news hotline at: 1-800-CH2-NEWS (1-800-242-6397) You can also call us with your SHAME ON YOU ideas at: 1-87-SHAMEONU (1-877-426-3668)
  • Rush is reporting that the fake docs came from the DNC and Kerry campaign (live thread)

    09/10/2004 9:26:37 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 706 replies · 38,312+ views
    Rush live tread | SEPTEMBER 4, 2004 | rush
    Rush is reporting that the docs came from the Kerry campaign and that the campaign knew that were fakes.
  • Documents Suggest Special Treatment for Bush in Guard [post 47]

    09/08/2004 8:10:56 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 286 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 · 459 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,...
  • Kerry team, DNC hit Bush on Guard issue

    09/10/2004 6:02:37 AM PDT · by timbuck2 · 21 replies · 1,115+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 09/10/2004 | Tim G.
    ...For the second day in a row, the Democratic National Committee held a conference call with reporters on newly disclosed documents about Bush's service, with Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa and Richard Klass, a retired US Air Force colonel, repeatedly questioning the incumbent's ''character" and ''honesty." ...CBS also produced documents that appeared to show that in 1973 Bush's superior officer complained of being pressured to ''sugar-coat" an annual officer evaluation for Bush even though Bush had not been at the base for the year in question. ...McClellan refused to answer repeated questions from reporters about whether Bush had disobeyed an...