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Falsely Accused Tea Partier to ABC's Brian Ross: 'What Kind of Idiot Makes That Kind of Statement?'
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Posted on 07/23/2012 8:31:41 PM PDT by tsowellfan

As NewsBusters previously reported, ABC's Brian Ross on Friday falsely accused a Tea Party member of being the "James" Holmes that orchestrated the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado.

"Jim" Holmes during an interview with the Daily Caller had some harsh words for his accuser saying, "What kind of idiot makes that kind of statement?”

“Really, seriously, how do we take a journalist seriously when it’s pretty clear they really haven’t done any sort of check on their facts?” told the Caller's Alex Pappas:

Holmes informed Pappas that ABC News didn’t contact him before Ross went on air.

In fact, he still hasn’t heard from anyone there or received a direct apology...

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: 2012; abc; abcnews; alinskymedia; alinskytactics; biascrime; brianross; democratmedia; democrats; dnctv; enemedia; fascistmedia; jamesholmes; jimholmes; liberalfascism; liberalmedia; mediabias; mediacorruption; mediamalpractice; msm; sorosmedia; suethemedia; teaparty; treasonmedia
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1 posted on 07/23/2012 8:31:51 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

I sincerely hope both Mr. Holmes and the local Tea Party sue Mr. Ross and ABC News for $10 Million for knowingly slandering him, and causing mental anguish, and fear for his and their safety.


2 posted on 07/23/2012 8:40:50 PM PDT by paul in cape
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To: tsowellfan

Of course you would hear the glee from Brian Ross if he discovered “James Holmes” was a member of the NAACP,or AFL-CIO
or GLADD or...and of course it would be thrown out to the public to chew and digest.
I think not!!!!
He would never even go there!!!


3 posted on 07/23/2012 8:41:43 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: tsowellfan

These people don’t deserve to treated as rational adults. They are not.


4 posted on 07/23/2012 8:43:59 PM PDT by Clock King
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To: paul in cape

It is depressing to know that this country is heading for a very violent future if there is a large portion of the population that encourage the actions and statements like Brian Ross and George Stephanopoulos.


5 posted on 07/23/2012 8:45:28 PM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks tsowellfan.


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7 posted on 07/23/2012 8:47:30 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: tsowellfan
Brian Ross the convicted child molester???

or not...

8 posted on 07/23/2012 8:47:58 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: tsowellfan

Somebody might tell that nitwit the illegals were in an F250 from what I heard, it wasn’t a semi.

25 people in a pickup truck and this idjit feels sorry for them but clearly despises Americans who adhere to the Constitution.

Tax This Libturd More Already, he will be progressively humanistic and activate his big dumb mouth from the libturd bastion of Vancouver/Seattle. I’ll bet he rides a fixie and has an ironic beard. Watch out for snakes boy, some are venomous and will bite you on your big dumb hiney, or face, hard to tell the diff.


9 posted on 07/23/2012 8:48:40 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: tsowellfan

Mr. Holmes needs to send a demand letter.


10 posted on 07/23/2012 8:51:04 PM PDT by exit82 (Pass the word: Obama is a FAILURE!! Democrats are the enemies of freedom!)
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To: tsowellfan

Brian Ross is NO idiot, he knew exactly what he was doing. This is the mindset of the “Media,” whenever something tragic happens the first thing that they think of is “How can this help the Democrat Party.” This is how they think. They dont care about the truth, the second Ross said it was a tea party guy he knew it wasn’t true(Obviously he could tell that the guy on the tea party site is 54 years old, James Holmes the killer is 24 years old) so even with the fake “Oh I’m sorry” BS from ABC News, the bell had already been rung cant unring it
Oh and as far as that idiot McLellan that tweeted that message, these are the whack jobs we have to fear. These are the next James Holmes in the making, dont be surprised if Holmes himself wasnt an occupier


11 posted on 07/23/2012 8:51:58 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Chode

Brian Ross, the known terrorist pickup truck bomber?


12 posted on 07/23/2012 8:52:35 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: West Texas Chuck

Yeah a pic of the Ford pickup was on FR earlier today.

Blew a tire and crashed into trees.

I snarked that some liability lawyer has already sued the tire company.


13 posted on 07/23/2012 8:53:02 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: castlegreyskull
"...statements like Brian Ross and George Stephanopoulos.... "

I've heard that both are child molesters. I hope its not true.

14 posted on 07/23/2012 8:54:39 PM PDT by Paladin2
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Give the MSM a break, when it comes to a comparison of incidents such as littering, rape, assault, vandalism, murder, destruction of public property, public urination and defecation, destruction of private property, and the list can go on, clearly the tea party is way worse than the OWS people....ohh wait


15 posted on 07/23/2012 9:03:38 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: tsowellfan

This insecure POS really tries hard to make himself look important......”realist, humanist” ROFL@sissyboy


16 posted on 07/23/2012 9:03:47 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Paladin2
could be, ya just never know...
17 posted on 07/23/2012 9:04:30 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: paul in cape
It was not an idiot remark but a well calculated hit piece. It appealed to the brain dead liberal Democrats that would believe anything. It may seem stupid to us but remember slinging enough shi! against the wall and some will stick.
18 posted on 07/23/2012 9:07:57 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: West Texas Chuck

Yep you’re right. And geography is not his strong point. Goliad, where the crash occurred, is a long long way from west Texas.

The more they talk, the dumber they sound.


19 posted on 07/23/2012 9:10:27 PM PDT by davetex (Sick of moochers)
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To: West Texas Chuck

“Somebody might tell that nitwit the illegals were in an F250 from what I heard, it wasn’t a semi.”

Well, that does it.

We must make pickup trucks illegal.


20 posted on 07/23/2012 9:13:04 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: West Texas Chuck
Look what Obama supporters really think!

"More people (illegals) died in Texas than in Colorado"


21 posted on 07/23/2012 9:15:57 PM PDT by tsowellfan (http://www.cafenetamerica.com/)
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To: tsowellfan

Wasn’t BRIAN ROSS the shower door guard for Sandusky at Penn State? Oh wait that was Brian Rose. Sorry.


22 posted on 07/23/2012 9:16:58 PM PDT by Harley (O M G obama must go)
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To: Paladin2
"I've heard that both are child molesters. I hope its not true."

I read that Ross is an alcoholic, gay, faux-wife beating child molester, actually. He also has embezzled millions from ABC.

Now, I can't be sure it's the same Ross.....but that obviously doesn't matter any more, so........

23 posted on 07/23/2012 9:22:15 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: tsowellfan

Yassir, and more people died from gunfire last weekend in Chicago, noted Gun-Free-Haven, than in the theater in Aurora.

Guess that wasn’t on this richardhead’s radar. Illegals, way more worthy of respect than American citizens, in how they live and how they die, according to our opposition.


24 posted on 07/23/2012 9:23:04 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: tsowellfan

So this is what passes for investigative journalism these days. Just Google the person’s name and run with the first interesting thing that comes up. Proves once again, you gotta be a real piece of work to be a Zero voter.


25 posted on 07/23/2012 9:23:04 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: Paladin2

Good job on the Alinsky move. We are learning.


26 posted on 07/23/2012 9:25:18 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: RightOnline

Thanks for your research. This is obviously a serious charge that needs to be answered immediately.


27 posted on 07/23/2012 9:26:38 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: tsowellfan

Brian Ross made some half@**’d apology that didn’t amount to a hill of beans and totally didn’t mean it! I hope this guy sues them for all they’re worth, which given their reporting skills, isn’t much!


28 posted on 07/23/2012 9:31:20 PM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: lovesdogs

Brian Ross, Brian Williams, George Snuffleupagus, Andrea Mitchel, et. al. have crossed the boundary. It’s open season.


29 posted on 07/23/2012 9:34:42 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: tsowellfan

Someone needs to get some sort of video of him and put it on Youtube to get more attention (if it is not there already). MSM doesn’t give a damn and it would probably get more exposure on Youtube anyway.


30 posted on 07/23/2012 9:44:42 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: peteyd

James Holmes the murderer does look like a Dem voter. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s the crazed look in his eye like I have seen in the faces of so many of them before.


31 posted on 07/23/2012 9:47:07 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Nik Naym
We must make pickup trucks illegal...

Lordy! Don't give 'em any ideas!

I'm sorry people died in that pickup, but they should have stayed home...in MEXICO!!...Just sayin'.....

32 posted on 07/23/2012 9:47:42 PM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: West Texas Chuck

And, furthermore they hit a tree. Not a chance that they were in WEST Texas.


33 posted on 07/23/2012 9:58:36 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will j rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: LUV W

Ross should have said “Yes, the left has killed about 150 million of our own citizens, not in war, but to create utopia. Seems we just have not done enough and need to demonize future victims we do not agree with.”


34 posted on 07/23/2012 9:58:48 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To the left wrong is right, down is up and backward is "Forward")
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To: MtnClimber

No joke that!


35 posted on 07/23/2012 10:04:15 PM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: peteyd

They typed into google the words “James Holmes Denver Tea Party”. Not “James Holmes Denver”. Big difference. This was DELIBERATE. At the standing orders from that freak in the White House, after all, “never let a crisis go to waste”.


36 posted on 07/23/2012 10:04:59 PM PDT by bergmeid (Leftism kills babies and economies. Leftism is truly a DEAD END.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

“Brian Ross is NO idiot, he knew exactly what he was doing.”

Now, Sar Bar, as a liberal Ross is an idiot regardless of whether
or not he acts in a purposeful manners It’s just who they are. ;-)


37 posted on 07/23/2012 10:14:08 PM PDT by Sivad (Nor Cal Red Turf)
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To: Sivad

Very true I stand corrected :)


38 posted on 07/23/2012 10:27:43 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: tsowellfan

McLellan doesn’t make him/herself anonymous. Maybe the accused can send an email.


39 posted on 07/23/2012 10:36:59 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: tsowellfan

And then there’s the information that came out this afternoon revealing that some ABC reporter had contacted Mrs. Holmes early in the morning of the shooting and asked her if she were the mother of James Holmes of Aurora, Col. - it was to this question that she answered “you have the right person”, which was later quoted out of context to make it sound as though she were saying she knew her son was guilty of the shootings - ABC sure jumped the shark on this one.......


40 posted on 07/23/2012 10:55:25 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: paul in cape
I sincerely hope both Mr. Holmes and the local Tea Party sue Mr. Ross and ABC News for $10 Million for knowingly slandering him, and causing mental anguish, and fear for his and their safety.

I sincerely hope both Mr. Holmes and the local Tea Party sue Mr. Ross and ABC News out of broadcasting existence. They need to be taught a severe lesson.

41 posted on 07/23/2012 11:01:14 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: Paladin2

I heard they are both NAMBLA members who also enjoy eating their own feces. I fear it may be affecting their news judgement.


42 posted on 07/23/2012 11:23:13 PM PDT by Newtoidaho (Fight organized crime. Vote out all incumbent Democrats!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
"Oh and as far as that idiot McLellan that tweeted that message, these are the whack jobs we have to fear."

Fear not.

Jeremiah 46:14

...Stand fast, and prepare thee; for the sword shall devour round about thee.

43 posted on 07/23/2012 11:57:45 PM PDT by semaj
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To: tsowellfan

“Jim” Holmes during an interview with the Daily Caller had some harsh words for his accuser saying, “What kind of idiot makes that kind of statement?”

Brian Ross. That’s what kind of idiot.


44 posted on 07/24/2012 1:02:34 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: RightOnline

“I’ve heard that both are child molesters. I hope its not true.”
I read that Ross is an alcoholic, gay, faux-wife beating child molester, actually. He also has embezzled millions from ABC.

Now, I can’t be sure it’s the same Ross.....but that obviously doesn’t matter any more, so........

We must investigate because of the seriousness of the
charge!


45 posted on 07/24/2012 1:33:36 AM PDT by Joe Bfstplk (People should enjoy the fruits of their labor. No labor, no fruit.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Brian Ross is NO idiot, he knew exactly what he was doing.
Yup. That's why a lawsuit is the only answer, even if it doesn't get very far. Every opportunity must be made to publicly out this scumbag -- and the scumbag organization he represents.
46 posted on 07/24/2012 4:46:28 AM PDT by samtheman (Obama. Mugabe. Chavez. (Obamugavez))
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To: tsowellfan

I hope he sues Disney/ABC for everything they got.


47 posted on 07/24/2012 6:58:41 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Chode
He's their chief investigative reporter. Imagine what the indians below him are lying about and misreporting.
48 posted on 07/24/2012 7:26:33 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: paul in cape
Stephanopoulos and Ross,
now forever share the albatross,
of Dan Rather's credibility loss.

Jumping the Liberal bias shark,
sacrificing veracity for the Democrat dark,
As Leftist hacks they were hired still Leftist hacks they should be fired,
If ABC has the bottom line sense that CBS did when they dismissed,
the Rather liar.

49 posted on 07/24/2012 7:29:41 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Obamacare like all Marxist fails, outlaws redress before creating it's demand.")
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To: presently no screen name

McLellan can’t get a story straight...the illegals died hitting a tree...no semi involved


50 posted on 07/24/2012 7:32:29 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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