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NYC rep.'s campaign office burglarized (GOP Rep. Michael Grimm)
UPI ^ | Sept. 24, 2012

Posted on 09/24/2012 8:22:48 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The campaign headquarters for a New York City congressman was burglarized overnight and police say some computers may have been tampered with.

Rep. Michael Grimm, a Republican, said the burglars broke through two windows, possibly to cover up having deleted several computer hard drives with election-related data on them. Grimm told the Staten Island (N.Y.) Advance his campaign had backed up the data regarding polling, voter registration and identification just hours prior to the break-in and no actual data was lost.

"Whoever did this, the people responsible are very ignorant, and they don't understand that this is not just an attack against me or my campaign. This is an attack against a federal campaign office, which is an attack on our democracy as a whole. It's an attack against what we stand for, for free elections," Grimm, a first-term incumbent, said.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: michaelgrimm; newyork; newyorkcity

1 posted on 09/24/2012 8:22:50 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What did the president know, and when did he know it?


2 posted on 09/24/2012 8:27:39 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (ua)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Statengate.


3 posted on 09/24/2012 8:30:43 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: ClearCase_guy
What did the president know, and when did he know it?

Probably nothing. I'm sure they keep him insulated from this level of operation. Or they mention it to him while he's golfing, so it goes in one ear and out the other.
4 posted on 09/24/2012 9:01:39 PM PDT by verum ago (Be a bastard, and Karma'll be a bitch.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Free ThinkerNY.


5 posted on 09/24/2012 9:06:25 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Nixon’s fault.....


6 posted on 09/24/2012 9:12:46 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("On the ascent of Olympus, what's a botched bar or two?" -Artur Schnabel)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

God Almighty why the hell haven’t the Republicans learned that the RATS will break in ,vandalize ,steal , do whatever they can to sabotage Republicans .

When will the GOP leadership at least get half a damn clue & lock stuff up a a friggen safe that is bolted to the floor.


7 posted on 09/24/2012 9:32:46 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Was there a YouTube video that made them do this?

-PJ

8 posted on 09/24/2012 9:36:25 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too ( It doesn't I naturally when you're not natural born.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’d look for the union label.


9 posted on 09/24/2012 9:50:11 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Proud to be a 53 percenter American.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

follow the money


10 posted on 09/25/2012 5:06:49 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: Free ThinkerNY; LottieDah; StatenIsland; OddLane; ari-freedom; Sun; ntnychik; ...
"This is an attack against a federal campaign office, which is an attack on our democracy as a whole. It's an attack against what we stand for, for free elections," Grimm, a first-term incumbent, said."

Well said, Congressman Grimm. Hopefully, as former FBI man, Grimm has enough clout to see that the case gets the attention from law enforcement it deserves.

I would suspect some far left bunch as the perpetrators, with a self-righteous denial coming from the local Democratic organization.

BTW, this is not the first time a Republican Staten Island congressman's office has been vandalized. Back in the early 1990s, Susan Molinari's office had its windows shot through by a gunman. But that was not during the height of a campaign.

11 posted on 09/25/2012 6:09:07 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93; mnehring; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don’t add you to the list...

12 posted on 09/25/2012 8:11:54 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1344 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Move along. Nothing to see. Just a bump in the road.


13 posted on 09/25/2012 10:21:15 AM PDT by bgill
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To: null and void; Free ThinkerNY; Yaelle; Cicero; Fedora; exit82; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead; Impy; ...
LOL! An old Watergate cartoon! What was the original source?

Although this Staten Island incident and Watergate may appear on first glance to have similarities, the main goal of the Watergate break-in may have had little to do with sabotaging George McGovern's presidential campaign.

G. Gordon Liddy, who did some jail time in the aftermath of Watergate, wrote a book in which he discussed a prostitution ring operating out of the burglarized DNC headquarters. John Dean was apparently heavily involved romantically with one of those women, and the impetus for the break-in, according to Liddy, was to destroy evidence of that relationship, which, if it were ever to be made public, would be a major election year scandal that the Nixon White House was trying to avoid. Dean later sued Liddy for defamation in connection with Liddy's Watergate theory and the case was dismissed.

14 posted on 09/25/2012 1:11:04 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93
Original original?

Dunno, a Yahoo search found it here:

http://blogs.wttw.com/moreonthestory/files/2011/06/Watergate.jpg

15 posted on 09/25/2012 1:14:10 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1344 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
He is being investigated for possibly shady contributions.

Here's a later story.

16 posted on 09/25/2012 10:14:47 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: justiceseeker93; Sun

Grimm has a 10 point lead in a recent poll.


17 posted on 09/27/2012 12:13:28 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: justiceseeker93; fieldmarshaldj; Clintonfatigued; AuH2ORepublican; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy; ...
G. Gordon Liddy, who did some jail time in the aftermath of Watergate, wrote a book in which he discussed a prostitution ring operating out of the burglarized DNC headquarters. John Dean was apparently heavily involved romantically with one of those women, and the impetus for the break-in, according to Liddy, was to destroy evidence of that relationship, which, if it were ever to be made public, would be a major election year scandal that the Nixon White House was trying to avoid. Dean later sued Liddy for defamation in connection with Liddy's Watergate theory and the case was dismissed.

I never heard that, fascinating. I'd hate to think that many '74 smugbags like Patrick Leahy are STILL in office because John Dean was dating a hooker.

18 posted on 09/27/2012 12:55:48 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy

Dean didn’t just date her, he married her (Maureen). Mo was a ho. Type in “Maureen Dean” and “prostitute” into Google and you won’t come up empty-handed.


19 posted on 09/27/2012 1:39:25 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Oh that’s okay again, who cares about a democrat landslide as long as Dean found true love. :-S


20 posted on 09/27/2012 1:58:23 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy; InterceptPoint; Free ThinkerNY; StatenIsland; LottieDah; fieldmarshaldj; ...
Grimm has a 10 point lead in a recent poll.

Not surprised. That district (Staten Island plus a small predominantly white segment of Brooklyn) has voted Republican for Congress since the 1980s, with the exception of 2008, when Vito Fossella was forced to resign because of a sex scandal.

With Zero at the top of the 'Rat ticket, the lack of enthusiasm among the Dems will be felt down the ballot in the district.

21 posted on 09/27/2012 7:56:44 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Wow. That adds a whole ‘nother level of courage (or brass) to her standing by him him in court.


22 posted on 09/27/2012 9:31:29 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1346 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
"Type in “Maureen Dean” and “prostitute” into Google and you won’t come up empty-handed."


23 posted on 09/27/2012 1:10:22 PM PDT by Yehuda (http://jewpoint.blogspot.com)
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To: Yehuda

That was a beautiful set-up, wasn’t it ?


24 posted on 09/27/2012 6:18:58 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

( : >)


25 posted on 09/27/2012 7:37:28 PM PDT by Yehuda (http://jewpoint.blogspot.com)
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