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  1. 19 Sep '12 00:01
    Abuse Of Power: The Justice Department has been caught colluding with left-wing media "watchdog" Media Matters to suppress critics who've embarrassed the Obama administration. What is this, Hugo Chavez's Venezuela?

    Based on a cache of internal Justice Department e-mails obtained by the Daily Caller, Attorney Gen. Eric Holder's press staff has been collaborating all along with left-wing media "watchdog" Media Matters to smear any reporter asking uncomfortable questions, to discourage whistle-blowers, to discredit political watchdogs and to suppress damaging news about what's going on in the Obama administration.

    The Daily Caller found dozens of pages of e-mails between DOJ Public Affairs Director Tracy Schnakler and Media Matters staffers planning and discussing how to attack reporters who covered scandals such as the Black Panther voter suppression case, and the Fast and Furious scandal where DOJ sold thousands of guns to Mexico's notorious crime cartels — the truth of which DOJ didn't want to get out.

    These weren't just instances of over-sharing between political allies or a quest for access, such as the New York Times was caught doing when one of its reporters submitted an unpublished story to a CIA flack.

    This was the Obama administration planning and directing operations from on high in a grotesque example of the state with all its powers using an off-the-books nuisance organization to harass its critics.

    After the acts, the DOJ then praised them: "Great piece," gushed Schmaler after Media Matters attacked DOJ whistle-blowers J. Christian Adams and Christopher Coates.

    Incredibly, this isn't happening in some totalitarian dictatorship or banana republic, but here in the U.S.

    And its implications are serious.



    Media Matters, is an organization that seeks to drive the press leftward by harassing and shaming mainstream reporters as "conservatives" if their reporting doesn't toe the White House party line.

    They keep blacklists and give out reporters' emails and phone numbers to encourage badgering calls. As for conservative critics, they demand advertiser boycotts and urge firings of conservative commentators.


    They tried at least twice to shame Rush Limbaugh's advertisers into pulling ads from his show — which in retrospect is a state attack on private enterprise as well as a blatant violation of free speech. They succeeded in getting radio host Don Imus and TV commentator Glenn Beck fired. And they carried on an unprecedented campaign of harassment against Fox News.

    The emails show that not only did DOJ use Media Matters to attack reporters — in this case, from Townhall, Breitbart, Fox and even the Sipsey Street Irregulars blog — but they also used it to attack Obama's foes.


    -Investors.com
  2. 19 Sep '12 04:37
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    [b]Abuse Of Power: The Justice Department has been caught colluding with left-wing media "watchdog" Media Matters to suppress critics who've embarrassed the Obama administration. What is this, Hugo Chavez's Venezuela?

    Based on a cache of internal Justice Department e-mails obtained by the Daily Caller, Attorney Gen. Eric Holder's ...[text shortened]... but they also used it to attack Obama's foes.[/b]


    -Investors.com[/b]
    Obama is like Capone. It's what Chicago breeds.
  3. 20 Sep '12 01:53
    http://nicholasstixuncensored.blogspot.com/2012/07/new-york-times-report-obama-completely.html

    This also shows how he has the upper hand in the INFO WAR. Now that the internet is providing alternate sources for news, he has an emergency shutdown on that as well.
  4. 20 Sep '12 02:53
    Anything illegal?
  5. 20 Sep '12 06:05
    Originally posted by joe beyser
    http://nicholasstixuncensored.blogspot.com/2012/07/new-york-times-report-obama-completely.html

    This also shows how he has the upper hand in the INFO WAR. Now that the internet is providing alternate sources for news, he has an emergency shutdown on that as well.
    That's awesome, a blog criticizing Obama claiming that Obama "controls the media". And then a "white South African farmer genocide" banner to the right. Nice.
  6. 20 Sep '12 18:50
    Originally posted by Kunsoo
    Anything illegal?
    Maybe they should focus on getting Obama like they did Capone.

    Anyone check his federal income taxes?
  7. 21 Sep '12 01:50 / 1 edit
    White South African Farmer Genocide is not good. Further, over collusion with Media Matters would not be good. But I do not think this even comes close to the collusion between Faux News and the Romney campaign. Those two organizations work in concert, and Fox News is the most watched news in the country by far. Further, many of the Faux News staff are simultaneously part of the Romney campaign. Example: The Fox News objective foreign policy expert employed by Fox and explaining objectively how the President's foreign policy is horrible, is also a foreign policy advisory to Romney on the Romney Campaign.
  8. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    21 Sep '12 02:11 / 1 edit
    Media Matters is a hit squad. They (essentially) say they're a hit squad and say they're biased. I can't imagine anyone not already a Democrat sympathizer turning to them for anything. I don't think it's a big revelation that they're on President Obama's team.

    Dog bites man.
  9. 21 Sep '12 02:44
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    That's awesome, a blog criticizing Obama claiming that Obama "controls the media". And then a "white South African farmer genocide" banner to the right. Nice.
    Despite the fact that Obama claims to be American, I would have to agree with you he is African. How else would you equate an advertisement about a situation in Africa with the subject matter of the article?
  10. 21 Sep '12 02:59
    Originally posted by moon1969
    White South African Farmer Genocide is not good. Further, over collusion with Media Matters would not be good. But I do not think this even comes close to the collusion between Faux News and the Romney campaign. Those two organizations work in concert, and Fox News is the most watched news in the country by far. Further, many of the Faux News staff are ...[text shortened]... foreign policy is horrible, is also a foreign policy advisory to Romney on the Romney Campaign.
    Fox being on the side of Romney and CNN on the side of Obama does nothing but further Right Left paradigm. It makes it legitimate for us floride heads. The NWO owns both candidates and will win either way. Smoke and mirrors!!
  11. 21 Sep '12 03:07
    Originally posted by joe beyser
    Fox being on the side of Romney and CNN on the side of Obama does nothing but further Right Left paradigm. It makes it legitimate for us floride heads. The NWO owns both candidates and will win either way. Smoke and mirrors!!
    Wrong!!

    Gary Anderson will win.....assuming both parties let him out of his cage, that is.

    Mwhahahahahah!!
  12. 21 Sep '12 03:57
    Originally posted by whodey
    Wrong!!

    Gary Anderson will win.....assuming both parties let him out of his cage, that is.

    Mwhahahahahah!!
    Or how about Gregg Webber?