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Report: NBC Spiked Story ID'ing Benghazi Whistleblower as Obama/Clinton Voter
Breitbart ^ | 12 May 2013, 8:50 AM PDT | LARRY O'CONNOR

Posted on 05/12/2013 10:10:04 AM PDT by onyx

Victoria Toensing, attorney for Benghazi whistleblower Gregory Hicks, says Hicks is a Democrat who voted for Hillary Clinton during the 2008 primaries, and President Obama twice for President. Toensing also said that NBC News "spiked" the story this week, prior to Hicks' dramatic testimony before Congress.

Toensing appeared on WMAL-FM in Washington DC Saturday with host Steve Malzberg.

"He voted for Hillary in the primary and Obama twice. NBC spiked the story where I told it before the hearings...

...It’s just amazing what the press is still trying to do to cover this up. So they try to make this partisan because of the lawyer. Well I’m not the messenger, he’s the messenger! The modus operandi is to find anything they can do to just attack.”


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: benghazi; bias; greghicks; gregoryhicks; kenyanbornmuzzie; libya; mediabias; msm; nbc; nbcspiked; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; toensing; waronterror

1 posted on 05/12/2013 10:10:05 AM PDT by onyx
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To: onyx

There is no telling what stories have been spiked, stories about his birth, forged documents, racist church, election crimes, homosexuality, drug use, missing college years, terror pals, general ignorance, etc.


2 posted on 05/12/2013 10:15:36 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: onyx

It obvious the were doing research to prove that he was a disgruntle Republican, just imagine their horror when they found out he was a loyal *repeat offender* Rat, LOL.


3 posted on 05/12/2013 10:16:01 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: onyx

BUMP


4 posted on 05/12/2013 10:20:59 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: onyx

I think very soon we will see some crisis, doesn’t have to be major, just something MSM can use to ignore Benghazi, and the IRS. Although a major crisis would better serve their purpose.


5 posted on 05/12/2013 10:22:48 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: onyx

NBCPMSLSD doesn’t want to upset their tiny loony bin audience. So sticking to their hardline Communist “news” template.


6 posted on 05/12/2013 10:26:21 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: onyx
Just playing devil's advocate here but.....

A comment from an attorney for the accused isn't going to appear credible. What we need is a comment from an actual reporter.

7 posted on 05/12/2013 10:31:30 AM PDT by Sir_Humphrey (Is it too late to save the country?)
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To: Sir_Humphrey
Correction...Hicks obviously is not the “accused” but I think you get my drift.
8 posted on 05/12/2013 10:32:34 AM PDT by Sir_Humphrey (Is it too late to save the country?)
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9 posted on 05/12/2013 10:37:30 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: MestaMachine
I love you Mesta. You are my best bud! Thank You!
10 posted on 05/12/2013 10:39:03 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: onyx

Steve Malzberg is second only to Rushbo. I miss him on local radio station. Hoping the Apple 970 picks him up.


11 posted on 05/12/2013 10:43:25 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: The Cajun

Exactly.


12 posted on 05/12/2013 10:44:04 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Ok I am stupid.
What does the lawyer mena when she says NBC spiked the story?
did NBC report Hicks was a Democrat?
How does that spike the story?
sorry to be so stupid


13 posted on 05/12/2013 10:48:54 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: onyx

oops onyx ... you are my best bud!


14 posted on 05/12/2013 10:49:39 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: onyx
Mr. and Mrs. Toensing are both knowledgeable and fearless. If the media want to go toe to toe with them they will lose.
15 posted on 05/12/2013 10:51:42 AM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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16 posted on 05/12/2013 10:53:27 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Hey Obama droids ! You must be feeling real pumped about the coming revolution/civil war, knowing of course that Obama has your back just like he had the back of Stevens.


17 posted on 05/12/2013 11:02:55 AM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: JPG

You’re right.


18 posted on 05/12/2013 11:03:36 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: justa-hairyape

Bump!


19 posted on 05/12/2013 11:03:54 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: RWGinger

Refused to publish the fact.
Hid it.


20 posted on 05/12/2013 11:04:27 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: The Cajun

I have a hard time believing he voted for Obama a second time knowing what he knows. If true, he is an idiot, in my opinion.


21 posted on 05/12/2013 11:05:00 AM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: onyx

NBC does not report the news; it advocates.


22 posted on 05/12/2013 11:35:03 AM PDT by Spok
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To: Spok

And creates its own version of news.


23 posted on 05/12/2013 11:36:14 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx
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24 posted on 05/12/2013 12:09:18 PM PDT by RetSignman ("...a Republic if you can keep it")
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To: The Cajun

It would be difficult to find out who he voted for unless he wanted it to be known.


25 posted on 05/12/2013 12:17:23 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa
He probably wanted who he voted for coming out to give himself credibility.

Do think it was a little revenge on his part for being demoted by his heroes.

Got to look at every angle when it comes to motivation by a RAT.

26 posted on 05/12/2013 12:23:01 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: RetSignman

That picture says it all.


27 posted on 05/12/2013 12:49:12 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: PoloSec
"I think very soon we will see some crisis, doesn’t have to be major, just something MSM can use to ignore Benghazi, and the IRS. Although a major crisis would better serve their purpose." I'm sick to my stomach thinking of these animals doing just what you say.

I've had an uneasy feeling that this is their only way out of Benghazi hearings and scrutiny of their role in Benghazi.

How low will they go to protect themselves and their political careers....

28 posted on 05/12/2013 1:32:33 PM PDT by hummingbird (So much conspiracy and not enough time.)
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To: JPG
"Mr. and Mrs. Toensing are both knowledgeable and fearless. If the media want to go toe to toe with them they will lose."

...knowledgeable and fearless..........

Is right. Hope they have security for themselves.

29 posted on 05/12/2013 1:36:37 PM PDT by hummingbird (So much conspiracy and not enough time.)
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To: FES0844
Steve Malzberg is second only to Rushbo. I miss him on local radio station. Hoping the Apple 970 picks him up.

I kinda agree - he was good when we got him, but I guess he was a little too rough for the management of our local station which dumped him over a year ago for Huckleberry.
30 posted on 05/12/2013 3:06:56 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: onyx

thanks


31 posted on 05/12/2013 5:29:31 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: The Cajun
If he voted for Obama twice, he voted for him after Benghazi.

I believe him, but I guess he only became a whistle-blower because his own career was threatened, not because we had four dead Americans directly attributed to this administration.

32 posted on 05/12/2013 5:47:42 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: RWGinger

As someone already said, to spike a story is to hide or just ignore it.

My understanding is that waaaaay back when newspapers were the main source of fast news (i.e., before TV or the Internet), reporters would find themselves adrift in sheets and sheets of paper all over the place as they tried to pull together the pieces of a fast-moving story. So some smart person put a spike on his desk, and whenever he was done with a particular piece of paper, he’d jam it onto the spike. (I say “he” because in those days there were few female reporters.) When the spike was full of paper, an office boy making the rounds to clean up the place would take all the pieces of paper at once and throw them away.

So to “spike” a story intentionally was to put in on the throwing-away spike without dealing with it. To ignore it.

(If there are any old-timey journalists who have a better version of this story, please feel free to correct this!)


33 posted on 05/13/2013 12:17:04 AM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
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To: onyx

bump


34 posted on 05/13/2013 3:53:53 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: onyx

May 10, 2013 - Interview Podcast: Victoria Toensing, attorney for Gregory Hicks with (host) Melody Burnes on Talk 1300.

Queue the podcast below at 37:15 minutes:

http://www.talk1300.com/CMT/podcast/may102013part3mb.mp3


35 posted on 05/13/2013 6:05:01 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: onyx

Even though he has my sympathy and support, he would probably do so again.

Don’t ever forget that.


36 posted on 05/13/2013 6:06:43 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

Great info
thanks
I had no idea and tried to relate it to spiking a ball but that didn’t really make sense.
I bet MSM would love to spike all the 0dumbo news.


37 posted on 05/13/2013 6:18:57 AM PDT by RWGinger
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