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Olbermann Lies About Free Republic on MSNBC
Friday, June 12, 2009 | Kristinn

Posted on 06/12/2009 1:54:41 PM PDT by kristinn

Keith Olbermann, host of Countdown on MSNBC, lied about Free Republic last night in a segment on white supremacist James Von Brunn, the accused murderer of a Stephen Johns, a security guard at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

Olbermann falsely said that Von Brunn was a poster at Free Republic and that Free Republic is a Republican website.

A request for a correction has been made to Countdown via phone and e-mail.

Click video 'Blaming Obama for Hateful Outbursts'

Transcript available here.

Olbermann: Von Brunn himself posted on the Republican Web site, Free Republic, spouting the right-wing claim that Obama‘s birth certificate was forged, defending President Bush against Dan Rather, and claiming the media had tried to destroy Sarah Palin.


TOPICS: Free Republic; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: media; olbermann; wannabegeek
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1 posted on 06/12/2009 1:54:41 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Hold him accountable for false information. Sue, Sue, and then sue again. What a creep.


2 posted on 06/12/2009 1:55:36 PM PDT by GoCards
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To: kristinn

The man described himself as a pagan socialist didn’t he?


3 posted on 06/12/2009 1:55:54 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <----go there now,----> tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: GOP_Lady

Thanks to GOP_Lady for the heads up about this.


4 posted on 06/12/2009 1:56:17 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Do you see it all falling apart?

What a fool.


5 posted on 06/12/2009 1:56:34 PM PDT by Principled (Get the capital back! NRST!)
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To: kristinn; Jim Robinson

*Ahem*

I think this deserves Jim’s attention.


6 posted on 06/12/2009 1:56:56 PM PDT by GOP_Raider (Have you risen above your own public education today?)
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To: kristinn

So the one person who atcually watches that POS scumbag liar gave y’all a heads up? Not exactly a loyal fanbase.


7 posted on 06/12/2009 1:57:32 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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To: kristinn
Olbermann falsely said that Von Brunn was a poster at Free Republic and that Free Republic is a Republican website.

To most libs, 'conservative' and 'Republican' are synonymous. Heck, they even think McCain is a conservative. ...so there's really no reasoning with them.

8 posted on 06/12/2009 1:57:39 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: kristinn

Olbermann makes me ill. Sue his simple ass for defaming the site and deliberately lying on air to both of his viewers.


9 posted on 06/12/2009 1:58:42 PM PDT by infidel29 (Move over Jordan the US has our own King Hussein)
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To: kristinn

Funny thing is if half the Freepers would watch his show his ratings would have quadrupled.


10 posted on 06/12/2009 1:59:02 PM PDT by DainBramage
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To: kristinn

Sue this jerk for slander.


11 posted on 06/12/2009 1:59:14 PM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: kristinn; wannabegeek
Lots of lies there.

Even if you confuse the poster (wannabegeek) of Von Nutjob's article with Von Nunjob there isn't any posts about Rather or Palin in his post history. His post history isn't long so not hard to go through.

12 posted on 06/12/2009 1:59:41 PM PDT by Domandred (Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.)
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To: kristinn

Sue him.


13 posted on 06/12/2009 2:00:12 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: Travis T. OJustice; GOP_Lady

GOP_Lady deserves a medal for enduring MSNBC primetime to keep us apprised. I can only last a few minutes before change channels.


14 posted on 06/12/2009 2:00:34 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

He would have lasted two seconds before the almighty ZOT descended.


15 posted on 06/12/2009 2:00:48 PM PDT by Little Bill (NH the Sixth Gay State.)
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To: kristinn

Well, I guess the real question is ... if this Von Brunn fruitloop is really a FReeper, what’s his screen name?


16 posted on 06/12/2009 2:00:48 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: kristinn
Von Brunn himself posted on the Republican Web site, Free Republic, spouting the right-wing claim that Obama‘s birth certificate was forged, defending President Bush against Dan Rather, and claiming the media had tried to destroy Sarah Palin.

By Olberman's logic, I am Dan Rather as I've posted an article written by him before. And by the same logic, Dan Rather is a Conservative Republican who thinks Dan Rather is an idiot because IF I am Dan Rather because I posted an article written by him, then anything I write must be attributed to Dan Rather..

I think I'll go post an article written by Olberman so he'll think I am him and get a nice headache trying to figure it out..

17 posted on 06/12/2009 2:00:58 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: kristinn
Mainstream urinalism in action.
18 posted on 06/12/2009 2:01:11 PM PDT by colorado tanker ("Lastly, I'd like to apologize for America's disproportionate response to Pearl Harbor . . . ")
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To: kristinn

I would expect no less from KO. He has no shame. All that’s important is his message, not the truth of it.


19 posted on 06/12/2009 2:03:03 PM PDT by jimfree (Freep and ye shall find!)
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To: kristinn

If I watch Ms.NBC much, i’d make SONY stock go through the roof replacing smashed TV’s.


20 posted on 06/12/2009 2:03:20 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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To: Principled

Paging Ben Afleck, Paging Ben Afleck....


21 posted on 06/12/2009 2:04:28 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: Travis T. OJustice

Fortunately digital tvs have become commoditized and are very reasonably priced.


22 posted on 06/12/2009 2:04:31 PM PDT by jimfree (Freep and ye shall find!)
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To: kristinn

He’s working to create a lasting legacy as a bowel movement. We’ve always known it, so why keep giving him publicity?


23 posted on 06/12/2009 2:04:42 PM PDT by JoJo Gunn (I don't suck the Hollyweird teat.)
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To: kristinn

I’m an Indie who leans Green.

I’m not a Republican and Olberman is a liar.


24 posted on 06/12/2009 2:04:52 PM PDT by OpusatFR (Those embryos are little humans in progress. Using them for profit is slavery.)
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To: kristinn

A well turned letter from Jim’s attorney to cease and desist would seem in order.


25 posted on 06/12/2009 2:06:14 PM PDT by Havisham
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To: kristinn; Jim Robinson

When is FR filing a lawsuit?


26 posted on 06/12/2009 2:06:31 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Hey hey! Ho ho! Where's your Birth Certificate/ We've a right to know!)
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To: kristinn

We know that Keith Ogre-man has no integrity.


27 posted on 06/12/2009 2:07:23 PM PDT by PORD (People...Of Right Do (DoI))
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To: GeronL

Yes, not only was the killer a pagan socialist, but he decried Chrisitanity as a Jewish plot to destroy Rome.

The guy was also a “911 Truther” and despise Bush, Fox News, Bill O’Reily.

His next target was the Olberman-loathed Weekly Standard.


28 posted on 06/12/2009 2:07:40 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: hoosiermama

Suing could cause problems because the site may be forced to prove he wasn’t a member to prove our case, and in such, provide all registration information to show he isn’t on the list..


29 posted on 06/12/2009 2:07:55 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: r9etb

Not a FReeper.

One article he wrote (that was on another site) was posted here. If the media is going to report that that makes him a FReeper, then by virtue of that, Olbermann is also a FReeper.


30 posted on 06/12/2009 2:08:00 PM PDT by green pastures
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To: kristinn
"Olbermann falsely said that Von Brunn was a poster at Free Republic and that Free Republic is a Republican website."

This is a *conservative* website, not a Republican one.

Is there any lie a liberal won't tell or any truth they won't hide?

31 posted on 06/12/2009 2:09:34 PM PDT by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: Mr. Mojo

“...To most libs, ‘conservative’ and ‘Republican’ are synonymous.”

That’s correct, and same with all too many Republicans. That is part of the Conservative/Republican problem that we can’t get the traction we need.

If we can get people to understand Conservatism, then they’ll understand what a RINO is, and where they are trying to take the Party.


32 posted on 06/12/2009 2:09:35 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: TigersEye

Shaking my head & mad again.... IMHO that Keith Olbermann is as he loves to say , the worst person in the world.


33 posted on 06/12/2009 2:10:33 PM PDT by pandoraou812 (elected officials should be required to pass drug, alcohol & dementia testing)
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To: kristinn

Olbermann still has a show? The man is so utterly intolerable, overbearing and ego driven that I find him unwatchable. Poor MSNBC.


34 posted on 06/12/2009 2:10:40 PM PDT by Darlin' (oh.... phooey.... lost my tagline.... again)
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To: kristinn

Lol...I can see more lefties and libs clamoring to FR to “scout” out White Aryan Racists....biting their fingernails and downing green tofu tea by the gallon...just wanting to catch another terrorist for Charlie Obuma...


35 posted on 06/12/2009 2:10:49 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("You know the one with the big ears? He might be yours, but he ain't my president.")
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To: kristinn

KO is trying desperately to get mention on other newscasts by trying to gin up a controversy, trying to weasel his way into the Tiller killer and Letterman debates.

Olbermann is an also-ran, worthless and meaningless.

Fighting the media double-standards is important.

Ignoring KO is, too.


36 posted on 06/12/2009 2:11:01 PM PDT by paulycy (Liberal DOUBLE-STANDARDS are HATE speech.)
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To: kristinn

You can tell when Olbermann is lying. His lips are moving.


37 posted on 06/12/2009 2:11:15 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is Brewing!! Tea Party Express/Taxpayer March on DC 09.12.09!!)
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To: green pastures

Olbermann is channeling O’Reilly, his daddy.


38 posted on 06/12/2009 2:11:48 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Mr. Mojo
To most libs, 'conservative' and 'Republican' are synonymous.

Don't most conservatives think 'liberal' and 'Democrat' are synonymous?
39 posted on 06/12/2009 2:12:36 PM PDT by theknuckler_33
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To: kristinn

Seriously. Sue Olbermann. This is defamation. Sue, baby, sue!


40 posted on 06/12/2009 2:13:08 PM PDT by SolidWood (www.firedavidletterman.com)
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To: kristinn

If Olbermann ever told the truth, hell would freeze over.

The guy is deluded, deceitful, and dangerous.


41 posted on 06/12/2009 2:14:27 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: green pastures
One article he wrote (that was on another site) was posted here. If the media is going to report that that makes him a FReeper, then by virtue of that, Olbermann is also a FReeper.

So are Karl Marx, Abraham Lincoln, and Mark Twain.

42 posted on 06/12/2009 2:15:21 PM PDT by dead
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To: kristinn

If a few Freepers decide to start watching his show to see the retraction, his ratings will quadruple..


43 posted on 06/12/2009 2:16:47 PM PDT by ken5050
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To: kristinn

Time to go after his advertisers....


44 posted on 06/12/2009 2:18:31 PM PDT by Paige ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing," Edmund Burke)
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To: kristinn

I’d send out a media advisory titled something like this:

Keith Olbermann Falsely Accuses Free Republic of Having Holocaust Museum Shooter Among its Members

It’s not enough to get a half hearted apology from him on his show that only his mother listens to. FR should clear this up before it becomes conventional wisdom.

I’m not talking about a news release. Just a few sentences correcting the record.


45 posted on 06/12/2009 2:22:14 PM PDT by freespirited (Is this a nation of laws or a nation of Democrats? -- Charles Krauthammer)
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To: pandoraou812
IMHO that Keith Olbermann is as he loves to say , the worst person in the world.

According to the legal logic of Roe v. Wade I don't think 0lberdork is a 'person.' His brain has yet to be born.

46 posted on 06/12/2009 2:22:27 PM PDT by TigersEye (0bama: "I can see Mecca from the WH portico." --- Google - Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: kristinn; All

He is prolly orgasmic reading this thread right now.


47 posted on 06/12/2009 2:23:22 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Darlin'

“The man is so utterly intolerable, overbearing and ego driven that I find him unwatchable.”

You KNOW he’s bad when one of his fellow liberals (can’t remember her name, unfortunately) says she’d rather have dinner with Sean Hannity than KO. He’s the whole reason I stopped watching Sunday Night Football.


48 posted on 06/12/2009 2:24:02 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Whoever coined the term "foolproof" underestimated the ingenuity and determination of fools.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

Very unhappy mentally challenged and azzholes to boot. LOL
Combination for leftist azzs*cker.


49 posted on 06/12/2009 2:27:30 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (The plan... 0 in power for life. At least that's what they told him.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice
So the one person who atcually watches that POS scumbag liar...

Jealousy can be so ugly. 

50 posted on 06/12/2009 2:28:24 PM PDT by JoJo Gunn (I don't suck the Hollyweird teat.)
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