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GOP:"We Can't Do Anything About Biased Moderators." Bull! (Action Alert)
The Red Side of Life ^ | 8/15/12 | RedInNewYork

Posted on 08/15/2012 7:21:06 AM PDT by jmstein7

Yesterday, after hundreds of irate conservatives called to complain about the extremely leftist panel of presidential debate moderators, the GOP began telling callers that there was nothing they could do about it and that they should contact the "non-partisan" commission on Presidential debates. This is outrageous! Of course they can do something about it - they can man-up and say "no!"

To add insult to injury, instead of standing up for their conservative constituents, the GOP blasted the sources of outrage on Free Republic and Twitter - they have decided to shoot the messenger.

First, I strongly urge anyone who cares about freedom, fairness, and reforming the GOP (getting the GOP-e OUT), to call in to the following shows and shine the light on the cockroaches at the RNC who are supposed to be supporting us, not ignoring and attacking us:

Rush Limbaugh: 1-800-282-2882
Sean Hannity: 1-800-941-SEAN
Mark Levin: 1-877-381-3811

Tip: first call in about an hour before the show starts. If enough people call, at least one will get through and on the air.

This is an important issue!!! Let's review:

A couple of days ago the moderators for the Presidential and the VP debates were announced. As expected, it’s an All-Star team of exceptionally Liberal and horrifically biased “journalists”:
First presidential debate:

Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor of the PBS NewsHour
Wednesday, October 3, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Vice presidential debate:

Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News
Thursday, October 11, Centre College, Danville, KY

Second presidential debate (town meeting):

Candy Crowley, Chief Political Correspondent, CNN and Anchor, CNN’s State of the Union
Tuesday, October 16, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Third presidential debate:

Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent, CBS News and Moderator, Face the Nation
Monday, October 22, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL

Why Republicans continue to agree to having these debates moderated by biased Liberals. We should either refuse, or insist upon our own selected moderators for half of the debates.
About the only way to get any more biased would be to have Soledad O’Brien (complete with her Obama bumper sticker plastered to her forehead and clutching a copy of the latest Democrat talking points from Talking Points Memo).
Yet despite having their all-star biased stacked team, the Democrats are still insisting that some questions be off limits:
Some Democratic lawmakers want to make sure that one question does not get asked at the upcoming first presidential debate – about Simpson-Bowles.

Three Democratic House members objected Tuesday to a request by four senators that President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney be asked which of the commission’s proposals to address the debt they support. The Democrats said such a question would force “candidates to choose solutions from one menu of options.”

Yes…by all means…please don’t ask about the only bi-partisan debt-reduction solution that exists.
You want to know the absolute best indicator that a question should be asked during the debate? If one party or the other insist that it should be barred.

Of course the real reason Dems don’t the question asked of Prez Barky is he’ll have to explain how and why he wasted millions on a commission he didn’t want and to which he paid no attention. 
HT to Robbie Cooper

So, keep POUNDING AWAY at the RNC and the Campaign:

Together, we can make a difference.



Obama's "Mod Squad"


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NO Surrender to the MSM!
1 posted on 08/15/2012 7:21:11 AM PDT by jmstein7
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To: jmstein7
They probably won't say anything about this either:

Dems want debate question barred (Simpson-Bowles)

2 posted on 08/15/2012 7:26:13 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: jmstein7

I just ‘replied’ again to the GOP link above (after requesting a change of moderators yesterday). I said, “OK, you don’t want to try to change the biased “moderators”, no one in this family will watch any of the debates”. I figure the only people in the audiences now will be liberals.


3 posted on 08/15/2012 7:26:13 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: jmstein7

Nobody is required to show up at a debate. What’s the “commission” going to do if they only have one guy on stage? Have him debate himself??


4 posted on 08/15/2012 7:29:59 AM PDT by Inconvenient Truthteller
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To: jmstein7

Bunp


5 posted on 08/15/2012 7:30:48 AM PDT by Roses0508 (th)
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To: jmstein7

Ever since Bernard Shaw sank Dukakis with a single cheeky question they have learned to keep very tight control over this.


6 posted on 08/15/2012 7:31:18 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: jeffc

The e-GOP are fine with having an entirely liberal audience. They don’t want any conservative involvement in the process at all, just “shut up and vote for us”.

But each and every RINO that the Tea Party is able to force out is one less backer of the Republican leadership and their Beltway Bandits. Only by eroding them will conservatives *ever* get control of the leadership.


7 posted on 08/15/2012 7:33:37 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: jmstein7

Semper BS !!!!!


8 posted on 08/15/2012 7:33:57 AM PDT by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: jmstein7
Photobucket Journalists are bias??? Oh wait...never mind.
9 posted on 08/15/2012 7:35:52 AM PDT by RetSignman
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To: jmstein7
I just called the RNC to voice my opinion and the man wanted to know if I got my information from freerepublic.com. I told him that it did not make any difference where I got my information, I wanted the RNC to push back hard on the selection of moderators for the Presidential debates. grrrrr
10 posted on 08/15/2012 7:39:03 AM PDT by elephant
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To: Inconvenient Truthteller

They would call him out, in many different ways, wrong answer. If we cannot change moderators, MR must be ready, collected, calm, confident, with his battle armour on. He cannot fall into this trap, knowledge strength and the Good Lord can keep him in a position of superiority. Do the candidates each approve the questions? Or does just the worst president ever get a heads up?


11 posted on 08/15/2012 7:39:32 AM PDT by conservative_cyclist (What the #3|| kind of future do my children & grand children have : ()
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All these things shake out in negotiations between the Obama and Romney teams. Perhaps Romney got 3 debates instead of 2, but had to lose on the moderators choice.


12 posted on 08/15/2012 7:42:07 AM PDT by RBStealth
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To: jmstein7

I wrote to the League of Women’s Voters.
I sent an email to the Romney Ryan RNC.
I called the RNC and left a message to challenge the lib moderators and register my disgust that they would accept this lineup.

Waking up everyday to get slapped around is getting tiresome.


13 posted on 08/15/2012 7:42:59 AM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: jmstein7

WEll
the RNC is now telling people who call that the moderators were chosen by a NON partisan panel
How stupid do they think we are

they gave this Web site
www.debate.org

Ok so someone chose them That shouldn’t mean the RNC does NOTHING

keep calling


14 posted on 08/15/2012 7:44:19 AM PDT by RWGinger (Simpl)
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To: jmstein7

First off...they should insist on real debates.


15 posted on 08/15/2012 7:44:43 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: RWGinger

corrections

www.debates.org


16 posted on 08/15/2012 7:47:40 AM PDT by RWGinger (Simpl)
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To: jmstein7

Bump for action at work


17 posted on 08/15/2012 7:50:18 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: jmstein7
The choice of Raddatz is particularly appalling.

Ryan is not an "expert" on foreign affairs.

Biden was a long time on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

You know, you just know, that Raddatz will use her foreign knowledge to trip Ryan up. Like asking "who is the Prime Minister of Slobbovia?"

Something Biden will know but Ryan won't.

18 posted on 08/15/2012 7:52:49 AM PDT by eCSMaster ('Nancy Pelosi is a DINGBAT.' - Gov. Sarah Palin)
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To: RWGinger

when you go to the site the RNC gave me
www.debates.org

you get a list of people that i assume are the ones who selected the moderators.
here is the list
can someone tell who is leftists?
Co-Chairmen

Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.
Michael D. McCurry

Honorary Co-Chairmen

Gerald R. Ford†
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan†
William J. Clinton

Co-Chairman Emeritus

Paul G. Kirk, Jr.

Board of Directors

Howard Buffett
John C. Danforth
John Griffen
Antonia Hernandez
Reverend John I. Jenkins
Newton N. Minow
Richard D. Parsons
Dorothy Ridings
Alan K. Simpson

Executive Director

Janet H. Brown

if the RNC will do nothing then we should


19 posted on 08/15/2012 7:55:22 AM PDT by RWGinger (Simpl)
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To: jmstein7

I just called and got some nonsense about a no partisan panel selecting the moderators.

I will not throw my vote away again. If this is as good as it gets when they need my vote.....


20 posted on 08/15/2012 7:57:50 AM PDT by magglepuss (Don't tread on me)
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