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Congressman admits Democrats "stretched the facts," misled anti-war supporters
jeffemanuel.net ^ | 5/22/08 | Jeff Emanuel

Posted on 05/22/2008 9:25:15 PM PDT by Dawnsblood

Congressman Paul Kanjorski (D-PA) has been a fairly undistinguished member of the House of Representatives for nearly a quarter of a century. He is a career member of the Financial Services Committee who has made little or no name for himself since his first electoral victory, and has maintained incumbency through the funneling of pork back to his district. Even his Wikipedia entry says that Kanjorski "usually plays behind-the-scenes roles in the advocacy or defeat of legislation and steers appropriations money toward improving the infrastructure and economic needs of his district."

“But [in] the temptation to want to win back the Congress, we sort of stretched the facts - and people ate it up.”Never one to stand out in a crowd outside of his own district if he could help it up until now, Rep. Kanjorski's public life may be about to change in a major way very, very quickly, and for a very big reason.

You see, Paul Kanjorski has an honesty problem.

More specifically, Paul Kanjorski's problem is that he was publicly honest about the intentional dishonesty of Congressional Democrats (and Democrat candidates) in the run-up to the 2006 election -- particularly with regard to the War in Iraq.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: 110th; 2006election; aidandcomfort; antiamericanism; cultureofcorruption; demlies; democratparty; democrats; democratscandals; howtostealanelection; iraq; iraqwar; kanjorski; liar; lied; paulkanjorski; thebiglie; treason; war; waronerror
Video at the link...
1 posted on 05/22/2008 9:25:16 PM PDT by Dawnsblood
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To: Dawnsblood

No more pork for his district. He’s going to be a shunned man in dem circles from now on.


2 posted on 05/22/2008 9:27:10 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

I soo hope he is!


3 posted on 05/22/2008 9:28:25 PM PDT by Dawnsblood
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To: Dawnsblood
Kakistocracy = Government by the least principled and least qualified.
4 posted on 05/22/2008 9:31:36 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham ("The land of the Free...Because of the Brave")
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To: Dawnsblood
He said:

"I'll tell you my impression. We really in this last election, when I say we...the Democrats, I think pushed it as far as we can to the end of the fleet, didn't say it, but we implied it. That if we won the Congressional elections, we could stop the war. Now anybody was a good student of Government would know that wasn't true. But you know, the temptation to want to win back the Congress, we sort of stretched the facts...and people ate it up."

5 posted on 05/22/2008 9:37:55 PM PDT by Dawnsblood
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To: Dawnsblood

Great find! Thanks for posting.


6 posted on 05/22/2008 9:39:12 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: Liberty Valance

:)


7 posted on 05/22/2008 9:41:08 PM PDT by Dawnsblood
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To: Dawnsblood

bump


8 posted on 05/22/2008 9:45:09 PM PDT by tcrlaf (VOTE DEMOCRAT-You'll look great in a Burka!)
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To: Mad_Tom_Rackham

Kakistocracy = Government by the least principled and least qualified.

By jingo, I thought that was a Clintonistocracy. Thanks for correcting me AND improving my vocabulary.


9 posted on 05/22/2008 9:45:46 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: Dawnsblood

bump


10 posted on 05/22/2008 9:50:40 PM PDT by lowbridge ("I have never learned to fight for my freedom. I was only good at enjoying it" - Van Den Boogaard)
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To: Dawnsblood

Wow, a Demagogue with a hint of a conscience......

Who would have expected that any of the ‘Rats would come clean like this?

He’s going to be a very unhappy camper now as his party begins to punish him for this bit of truth-telling.


11 posted on 05/22/2008 9:56:50 PM PDT by Enchante (Barack Chamberlain: My 1930s Appeasement Policy Goes Well With My 1960s Socialist Policies!)
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To: Dawnsblood

Duh, we know they wouldn’t de-fund the troops, because they know that would have been political suicide.

Telling your idiot voters that you’re going to de-fund/pull the troops to get them to the polls is another story. They know how to rabble rouse their marxist base, they’ll always find new boogeymen in every election. If all else fails they’ll go back to “Republicans want to bring back slavery” that always works.


12 posted on 05/22/2008 10:02:53 PM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: Dawnsblood

When the “Right” and the “Left” finally figure out they’re being had...all Hell is gonna break loose!


13 posted on 05/22/2008 10:03:10 PM PDT by endthematrix (Now that we use our corn for fuel, when do we eat coal for dinner?)
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To: Dawnsblood

Here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc5lHXkrdQ8&eurl=http://jeffemanuel.net/paul-kanjorski-pa-11-admits-democrats-lied-about-being-able-to-end-war-in-iraq


14 posted on 05/22/2008 10:03:59 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Dawnsblood

This politization of the war emboldened our enemies and caused the deaths of untold numbers of our troops and innocent civilians.


15 posted on 05/22/2008 10:04:01 PM PDT by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: Dawnsblood

“Fortunately for those Democrats who campaigned, and were elected, based on their war-ending promises, their hardcore supporters, their activists, and their base of voters, are all made up of people who are, by Mr. Kanjorski’s reckoning, very, very poor students of Government.”

So true.


16 posted on 05/22/2008 10:18:40 PM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: Dawnsblood

An honest politician? Must be getting ready to retire.


17 posted on 05/22/2008 10:38:56 PM PDT by Sapper26 (Quondo Omni Flunkus Moritati)
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To: Dawnsblood

I refuse to believe Democrats Lied!

I’m going to the corner to cry now.


18 posted on 05/22/2008 10:52:48 PM PDT by JoeSixPack1
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To: Dawnsblood

Paul Kanjorski has an honesty problem.

More specifically, Paul Kanjorski’s problem is that he was publicly honest about the intentional dishonesty of Congressional Democrats (and Democrat candidates) in the run-up to the 2006 election — particularly with regard to the War in Iraq.....



19 posted on 05/22/2008 11:31:40 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Dawnsblood

Any vets in his district willing to run against him? Not too late!


20 posted on 05/22/2008 11:44:06 PM PDT by Royal Wulff
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To: Dawnsblood

btt


21 posted on 05/23/2008 12:10:38 AM PDT by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: Dawnsblood

ping


22 posted on 05/23/2008 12:50:06 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: Dawnsblood

at some hearings, democrats have used the word nazi in the same sentence when referring to republicans. they have called president bush an illegitimate president and treated him as such. they have criminalized opposing points of view and behaved as if those who expressed them were criminals. they have have called the president a liar, countless times, and have demeaned the presidency. they have criminalized large groups of people through the tax code and called it social justice. now, one of their members admits that they “stretched” the truth.

if one were to refer to democrats as low-life scu&bags it would be an understatement.


23 posted on 05/23/2008 4:22:51 AM PDT by ripley
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To: Dawnsblood
I'm not buying what he is saying.

The Dems didn't stop the war because they didn't want to end their political careers.

24 posted on 05/23/2008 4:39:08 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Dawnsblood

How to steal an election.

This is called TREASON to “stretch the facts” in a way that gives aid and comfort to our enemies in a time of war. Check your constitution.


25 posted on 05/23/2008 4:56:25 AM PDT by weegee (We cant keep our homes on 72 at all times & just expect that other countries are going to say OK -BO)
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To: Dawnsblood

“DEMOCRATS LIED... PEOPLE DIED.”


26 posted on 05/23/2008 5:14:13 AM PDT by NTHockey
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To: endthematrix
When the “Right” and the “Left” finally figure out they’re being had...all Hell is gonna break loose!

It won't be a moment to soon either. You can fool some of the people some of the time.......

27 posted on 05/23/2008 5:31:28 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Typical white person, bitter, religious, gun owner, who will "Just say No to BO (or HRC).")
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To: Timesink; martin_fierro; reformed_democrat; Loyalist; =Intervention=; PianoMan; GOPJ; ...
Schadenfreude

“But [in] the temptation to want to win back the Congress, we sort of stretched the facts - and people ate it up.

[snip]

More specifically, Paul Kanjorski's problem is that he was publicly honest about the intentional dishonesty of Congressional Democrats (and Democrat candidates) in the run-up to the 2006 election -- particularly with regard to the War in Iraq.


28 posted on 05/23/2008 6:41:43 AM PDT by weegee (We cant keep our homes on 72 at all times & just expect that other countries are going to say OK -BO)
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To: weegee

Thanks for the ping.


29 posted on 05/23/2008 7:30:50 AM PDT by GOPJ
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To: sageb1
This politization of the war
emboldened our enemies and caused the deaths of untold numbers of our troops
and innocent civilians.

Needs repeated loudly and frequently! Thanks!

30 posted on 05/23/2008 10:04:04 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Dawnsblood

A former trial lawyer, representing PA’s 11th CD—the area around Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Check out his bio at: http://kanjorski.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=24&Itemid=58


31 posted on 05/23/2008 1:19:07 PM PDT by CDB (TWP "Typical white person"--B. Hussein Obama, the "Magic Negro")
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To: Dawnsblood

ping


32 posted on 05/24/2008 1:04:26 AM PDT by AnimalLover ( ((Are there special rules and regulations for the big guys?)))
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