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Franken's book bravely presents the truth (DOUBLE-MEGA-BARF ALERT!!)
St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 9/21/03 | Deborah Locke

Posted on 09/21/2003 10:00:19 AM PDT by Lucretia Borgia

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To: Lucretia Borgia
I sent the author an email. I love it when liberal stooges get freeped with a few thousand emails. Personally, I can believe that the libs will stoop so low as to use a washed up SNL writer from the 1970's as a vehicle for their hatred of the President. Franken is both a liar, and a total joke.

21 posted on 09/21/2003 10:58:05 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: Bogey78O
Franken is a bilge peddler.
22 posted on 09/21/2003 10:58:06 AM PDT by pankot
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To: Chi-townChief
If Locke believes Franken as a news source, she's probably mentally ill.

From what their own left-wing media, which is 95% of the American media, showed, the Wellstone tribute looked like a nazi party rally in Nuremberg. If there were tender and quiet moments of respect, they chose not to show it to me, or the rest of the nation.

The leftists are now so sick, they have to wait for a book by a party hack to learn what it was they saw with their own eyes. The klintons have completed the Stalinization of the democRAT party and its auxilliaries.

23 posted on 09/21/2003 11:05:41 AM PDT by 300winmag (All that is gold does not glitter.)
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To: Lucretia Borgia
For example, newspapers and broadcasters throughout the country merrily swallowed press secretary Ari Fleischer's reports of "vandalism" by departing Clinton White House staffers. (Guess what. It never happened.)

My sister-in-law worked on the Bush transition team. She was among the first allowed into the West Wing aftet the election. THERE WAS VANDALISM, pornography, keys missing. Clinton staffers were all dressed casually, cursing up a storm, totally disrespectful of the office.

In other words nearly all that was reported is true. On what "evidence" does this reporter base the conclusion that "guess what, It never happened"?

24 posted on 09/21/2003 11:10:20 AM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813
http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02360.pdf
25 posted on 09/21/2003 11:14:52 AM PDT by FreedomCalls (It's the "Statue of Liberty," not the "Statue of Security.")
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To: FreedomCalls
Well. I would call *that* pretty darned convinving. "Didn't happen," huh, Ms Locke? Here's hoping she does a somewhat better job of researching her other screeds and scribblings.
26 posted on 09/21/2003 11:25:25 AM PDT by brbethke
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To: Lucretia Borgia
Interesting that her three 'lies' are demonstrably true.

Can she deny that millions of Americans saw and heard the clip of algore tell Blitzer, 'I took the iniative in creating the internet'?

The current White House continues to pay the price for not showing the damage done by the departing Clintonoids. I have no doubt the WH was trashed, and that the current administration decided to let it ride for the sake of a harmonious speedy transition.

Finally, anyone who saw any part of the Wellstone memorial knows the cold hard truth of a morbid political pep rally.
27 posted on 09/21/2003 11:27:34 AM PDT by TC Rider (The United States Constitution 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: Lucretia Borgia
"The right-wing media ... seized on an opportunity to use tragedy for political gain. It was Rush, and the Republican Party, and the Weekly Standard, and the Wall Street Journal, and Fox -- then it was CNN and MSNBC and all the newspapers that wrote hundreds of articles -- that got it wrong."

The article never explains why the right-wing analysis was off base.

28 posted on 09/21/2003 11:28:37 AM PDT by Sir Gawain
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To: Brimack34
Too true. Between the Star-Tribune, the Pioneer Press, and all of the "indy" newspapers that you can pick up at any resturant or coffee shop, the closest you can get to a local conservative voice is the University of Minnesota's student newspaper.
29 posted on 09/21/2003 11:35:24 AM PDT by RightWingAtheist
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The newspaper employee typed in her feeeeeeeeeeeeeelings. No big deal.
30 posted on 09/21/2003 11:37:26 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael
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To: Publius6961
We should also have a "hold muh barf bag" alert for editiorials and news items which display-literally and figuratively- gross stupidity on the part of the author.
31 posted on 09/21/2003 11:40:34 AM PDT by RightWingAtheist
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To: Lucretia Borgia
Deborah Locke

Astounding that no talent two-bit cretins like this one actually get paid in American funds to "write" this bullsh*t.

Of course, to be a leftist, self delusion is the major prerequisite.

32 posted on 09/21/2003 11:42:46 AM PDT by Rome2000 (Vote McNader and Bustamante wins)
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To: 300winmag
From what their own left-wing media, which is 95% of the American media, showed, the Wellstone tribute looked like a nazi party rally in Nuremberg. If there were tender and quiet moments of respect, they chose not to show it to me, or the rest of the nation.

Keep in mind that the only channel outside of Minnesota that aired the Wellstone memorial in its entirety, live, was C-SPAN. (IIRC, the news channels aired a bit of it and then pulled out for most of it because it was so embarrassing. If anything, they were trying to COVER UP what was obviously an orgy of hate.) There was no spin, no analysis. They turned their cameras on, aired the whole event without a word, then turned off their cameras and went home. That is where the outrage started: With regular people watching on TV the exact same thing, and ONLY the exact same thing, that people in the arena itself were seeing. The public outcry began instantly, long before any news media, left or right, had a chance to even begin to "interpret" it for us.

Go back and look at the original FR live thread, Mr. Franken, and then tell us we were all duped by "the right-wing media" (a concept which is laughable in itself) when we were already outraged before any news organization had said a word about it.

33 posted on 09/21/2003 11:46:23 AM PDT by Timesink
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To: Lucretia Borgia
I've still got the clips from that 'memorial' saved on my computer. There is absolutely no semblance of honesty in this article. Ms. Locke's column (and Franken's book) typifies the liberal tactic of accusing your opponents of what you yourself are doing. The Right was exploiting a tragedy? Give me a break. What shameless liars these people on the left are.
34 posted on 09/21/2003 11:46:47 AM PDT by Republican Wildcat (Help us elect Republicans in Kentucky! Click on my name for links to all the 2003 candidates!)
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To: Lucretia Borgia
Locke is a typical two bong hit William BLake. This woman's deracination suggests that she disported heavily while writing this inane drivel.
35 posted on 09/21/2003 11:48:42 AM PDT by .cnI redruM (There are two certainties. Death and Texas.)
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To: Lucretia Borgia
If you're a Minnesotan, you'd expect this type of crap from the Minneapolis Red Star, not the St. Paul paper. Can't believe this come from the Paper of Garage Logic.
36 posted on 09/21/2003 11:56:06 AM PDT by GreatOne (You will bow down before me, Son of Jor-el!)
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To: Lucretia Borgia
Al Franken will also be in St.Paul to hawk his book sometime in early October, around the same time Paul Krugman will be visiting to promote his own liberal tome.

I'll be staying indoors.

37 posted on 09/21/2003 11:58:30 AM PDT by RightWingAtheist
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To: Lucretia Borgia
I can't finish reading this...she and the rest of the left are trying WAAAAY too hard to make us believe a political rally and concert complete with concession stands and partying Dems making campaign speeches was a memorial to Wellstone.

Wellstone was a decent man. He didn't pretend to be anything he was not. The left has been campaigning for a year to make that "memorial" into something it was not : a memorial.

Thie article about the Franken's "bravely truthful" book AND the book itself simply shows further disrespect of the dead.

38 posted on 09/21/2003 12:02:30 PM PDT by cake_crumb (UN Resolutions = Very Expensive, Very SCRATCHY Toilet Paper)
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39 posted on 09/21/2003 12:07:00 PM PDT by Timesink
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To: DallasMike
Outstanding reply-expect her to completely ignore it.
40 posted on 09/21/2003 12:10:33 PM PDT by 91B (Golly it's hot.)
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