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Linking Ellie Light To The White House
Riehl World View ^ | 1/24/10

Posted on 01/25/2010 11:10:15 AM PST by Pessimist

.. Left Coast Rebel made me aware of a comment left on his blog by someone claiming to be Ellie Light. The comment was left by someone using the screen name Winston44. In searching out that name, I found a Twitter account under it that has barely been used.

The account has never tweeted and follows 18 individuals, with 9 following it. Given that we usually add people we know when we first open a Twitter account, I looked to see who the first individual was that Winston44 added. That would be Adam Segal.

Adam J. Segal, President, The 2050 Group, LLC + Named to PR Week's 40 Under 40 for 2009.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: astroturf; astroturfing; bho44; dnctalkingpoints; ellielight; fakebutaccurate; goebbelswouldbeproud; obama; ofa; pravdamedia; rahm
The web is a wonderful thing...
1 posted on 01/25/2010 11:10:16 AM PST by Pessimist
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To: Pessimist

Nothing, absolutely nothing, is as it seems with these duplicitous charlatans.


2 posted on 01/25/2010 11:13:42 AM PST by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger ....)
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To: Pessimist

I want so bad for this Ellie Light thing to blow up into a super scandal.


3 posted on 01/25/2010 11:18:20 AM PST by Feline_AIDS (Boop boop hoop yeah!)
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To: Feline_AIDS

“I want so bad for this Ellie Light thing to blow up into a super scandal.”

Same here. But of course it won’t. Their control of the media is pretty solid.


4 posted on 01/25/2010 11:19:41 AM PST by Pessimist (u)
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To: Pessimist

People thought “Wag the Dog” was satire. It was a more accurate documentary than the work of Michael Moore has been.


5 posted on 01/25/2010 11:22:15 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Keep on truckin', Senator Brown.)
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To: Feline_AIDS

Adam J. Segal’s Specialties:

“Telecommunications”, Science and Technology, Energy, Finance and Economics, Defense, Homeland Security and Global Security, Health and Medicine/Pharmaceutical, Social Policy, Non-Profits, Foundations and Philanthropy, Ethnic, Minority, Multicultural, Hispanic, Latino, Immigration and Civil Rights, Education, Academia and Universities, Small Business, Internet Strategies

Does this man write the Words on Obama’s TelePrompTers??
Look at his specialties!


6 posted on 01/25/2010 11:24:20 AM PST by ebysan
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To: Feline_AIDS
I want so bad for this Ellie Light thing to blow up into a super scandal.

I'm surprised the WH didn't use the name Izzie Dark.
7 posted on 01/25/2010 11:27:01 AM PST by Overtaxed Patriot (Lock and load.)
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To: Overtaxed Patriot

It took me a second, but I’m now LOL.


8 posted on 01/25/2010 11:28:28 AM PST by RockinRight (The sleeping giant has been awoken, and he's PISSED.)
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To: a fool in paradise

I believe “Wag the Dog” was so close to the actual truth, it made me sick to watch it in the theater.

Clinton and his cronies were exactly what was shown. The movie was the whole lot of them, hiding in the open, thinking no one would believe the truth if shown and letting this audacity serve to silence conservatives. After all, if a conservative made any remark about Clinton that was also shown in the movie, they had the cover that the conservative was trying to smear Clinton through the movie, which would seem crazy to any neutral people witnessing the circumstance.


9 posted on 01/25/2010 11:29:28 AM PST by ConservativeMind (Hypocrisy: "Animal rightists" who eat meat & pen up pets while accusing hog farmers of cruelty.)
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To: Pessimist

I suspect that not only is somebody in the Democrat party or White House involved, but individuals at the Newspapers were also complicate. The papers in question received thousands of submissions to the Editor, yet Ellie Light managed to get published in all of them.


10 posted on 01/25/2010 11:30:33 AM PST by jerod (They were Socialist, Pro-Abortionist, Gun Control Nuts & excessive Environmentalist -the NAZI party)
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To: Pessimist

T-Ellie Light is the name of Zero’s TelePrompter..............


11 posted on 01/25/2010 11:31:06 AM PST by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: ebysan

You can be a specialist in one thing, an expert in two, a leader in three, but more than three, you are nothing more than a generalist.


12 posted on 01/25/2010 11:31:06 AM PST by taxcontrol
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To: ConservativeMind
I believe “Wag the Dog” was so close to the actual truth, it made me sick to watch it in the theater.

I rented it and watched about a half hour of it then had to stop.....spooky and scary true.

13 posted on 01/25/2010 11:32:15 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Because without America, there is no free world" - Canada Free Press - MSM where are you?)
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To: Pessimist
I hadn't heard about Ellie Light, so I searched and found a blurb, pasted below, for others who don't know (not enough info in the excerpt above):

Obama czar Cass Sunstein recently wrote a paper suggesting that:

...the Government make secret payments to so-called "independent" credible voices to bolster the Government?s messaging (on the ground that those who don't believe government sources will be more inclined to listen to those who appear independent while secretly acting on behalf of the Government).

Now comes news that one "Ellie Light" has published a pro-Obama letter in 47 newspapers in 23 different states.  The Cleveland Plain Dealer caught on to the apparent astroturfing, but Patterico has done a good deal more legwork in showing just how far this astroturfing has gone.

I never intended on living in North Korea, led by a deviant dictator. Now I know where the cigarette smoke and the clanging piano music came from last November - I was paid a visit from someone in The Twilight Zone.
14 posted on 01/25/2010 11:37:52 AM PST by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: Pessimist

It’s Obama. He has to sharpen his community organizing skills.


15 posted on 01/25/2010 11:38:05 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: ConservativeMind

The book had been written about Bush 41 but the feature was rushed through production in something like 6 weeks (which some plotlines merely discussed by the characters sitting in a “war room” talking the viewer through scenarios). They managed to get it out as Fornigate was breaking.


16 posted on 01/25/2010 11:41:27 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Keep on truckin', Senator Brown.)
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To: Pessimist

just for the heck of it
Results 1 - 10 of about 3,810,000 for ellie light. (0.16 seconds


17 posted on 01/25/2010 11:41:36 AM PST by wiggen (Never in the history of our great country have the people had less representation than they do today)
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To: jerod

We’ll probably learn that it was faxed in from a Kinkos near Waco.


18 posted on 01/25/2010 11:42:48 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Keep on truckin', Senator Brown.)
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To: Feline_AIDS

This is a Cass Sunstein-style op.


19 posted on 01/25/2010 11:43:37 AM PST by Noumenon ("Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed, that he has grown so great?" - Julius Caesar)
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To: jerod

“The papers in question received thousands of submissions to the Editor, yet Ellie Light managed to get published in all of them.”

Yeah, I know. Of course it could just be a measure of their own bias. I guess they print what they want to say themselves - what they already agree with.


20 posted on 01/25/2010 11:44:20 AM PST by Pessimist (u)
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To: uncommonsense
Obama czar Cass Sunstein recently wrote a paper suggesting that the Government make secret payments to so-called "independent" credible voices...

Independent credible voices like Samantha Power (Sunstein's wife) who may very well be Ellie Lite.

21 posted on 01/25/2010 11:45:15 AM PST by The Citizen Soldier (At the first of the year I feared for my grandkids... then it was my kids... now it's me.)
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To: jerod

As I posted on another thread:

The Spanish-language version of the Miami Herald (El Nuevo Herald) published this letter by “Ellie Light” this morning IN SPANISH.

It seems to me there are only two possibilities.

1) The organization behind this is translating the letter into Spanish and targeting Spanish media.

2) The editors at El Nuevo Herald translated it themselves and published it without doing any checking and obviously without being aware of the controversy of the last few days.

Neither conclusion says much good about the newspaper.


22 posted on 01/25/2010 11:45:44 AM PST by Sigurdrifta
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To: Noumenon
"This is a Cass Sunstein-style op." Read it to believe it..
23 posted on 01/25/2010 11:47:48 AM PST by Pessimist (u)
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To: Pessimist

El-lie....THE LIE!


24 posted on 01/25/2010 11:49:35 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Pessimist; All

There nearly 40 FReeper threads on Ellie Light here... http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/ellielight/index


25 posted on 01/25/2010 11:51:15 AM PST by tubebender (Freeploaders = The illegal aliens on Free Republic)
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To: Sigurdrifta

“The Spanish-language version of the Miami Herald (El Nuevo Herald) published this letter by “Ellie Light” this morning IN SPANISH”

Hard to choose between the 2 possible reasons you list. But if I had to, I’d go with #1.


26 posted on 01/25/2010 11:58:35 AM PST by Pessimist (u)
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To: Pessimist

Hell he light.


27 posted on 01/25/2010 12:19:50 PM PST by granite ("We dare not tempt them with weakness" - JFK)
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To: Pessimist

Keep up the good work. One of these days we might discover the Obama adminstration has mainstream newspapers in it’s pocket!


28 posted on 01/25/2010 12:22:14 PM PST by Fester Chugabrew (Liberal Land: Where lies are true and the truth is a smear campaign.)
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To: Pessimist

Winston44

Interesting choice of names. Winston Smith was The main protagonist of Orwell’s 1984. He worked in the “Ministry of Truth.”


29 posted on 01/25/2010 4:54:05 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: Sigurdrifta

FYI.. It has been years now, but to this day people in Miami still have bumper stickers that say “Yo no creo El Herald.”
I don’t believe El Herald.


30 posted on 01/25/2010 7:47:43 PM PST by FreeManWhoCan ("By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked has arrived. (BHO)")
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To: Pete from Shawnee Mission

And obama is 44.


31 posted on 01/25/2010 7:56:40 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: ebysan; taxcontrol

My, isn’t he quite the Renaissance man. I’m surprised I’ve never heard of such a polymath before.


32 posted on 01/25/2010 8:02:35 PM PST by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: Pessimist
You have the best exlpanation I have seen about who Ellie Light could be.

Brett Bozzell was on Fox awhile ago. Could you forward your info to him?

33 posted on 01/26/2010 8:09:30 AM PST by mickie
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