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CPAC Turns Away Pamela Geller
Big Government ^ | March 1, 2013 | Breitbart News

Posted on 03/02/2013 1:23:08 AM PST by Bratch

For the last four years, Pamela Geller of AtlasShrugs.com and the American Freedom Defense Initiative have held events at CPAC featuring guests she invites to discuss the influence of Islamism on America. But this year, the American Conservative Union (ACU) has no room for Geller or her message.

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In years past, the events were standing room only thanks to their popularity, but that apparently was not enough to counter pressure brought to bear from somewhere to exclude Geller’s message.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cair; cpac; grovernorquist; islam; norquist; pamelageller; rop; trop
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In the comment section, someone opines that Grover Norquist may have had something to do with the blacklist.
1 posted on 03/02/2013 1:23:23 AM PST by Bratch
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To: Bratch

In its attempt to redefine Conservatism, CPAC is defining itself into irrelevance.


2 posted on 03/02/2013 1:35:32 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

CPAC is OBama is AlQuaida


3 posted on 03/02/2013 1:44:55 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Bratch

Don’t know about Norquist, but this is a huge mistake on the part of CPAC.

Islam is pure evil, period.


4 posted on 03/02/2013 1:46:11 AM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: Hardraade
Grover is married to a Palestinian Moslem.

Damaged goods.
5 posted on 03/02/2013 1:56:44 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Bratch
CPAC Turns Away Pamela Geller

There. Fixed it.

6 posted on 03/02/2013 1:57:49 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: SatinDoll

Islam is pure evil. Yet, Pamela Geller was invited to speak with Dr. Mark Gabriel, she absolutely refused.


7 posted on 03/02/2013 2:08:17 AM PST by RedHeeler
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To: shibumi
That's what gets me about all this "redefining" crap.

Moral and righteous values are. Period.

Anything less is less, but it is not moral nor righteous.

Trying to redefine a label to capitalize on the meaning it once had without toeing the line, or even going so far as to undermine the former concept isn't Conservative, it is deceptive and patently evil. It is a fraud of the most diabolical nature and should be eschewed by anyone who values their values.

8 posted on 03/02/2013 2:27:04 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe

You are a master of tautological extrapolation.


9 posted on 03/02/2013 2:47:12 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

I got my PhD in redundancy from the Department of Redundancy Department...


10 posted on 03/02/2013 2:53:14 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe

There.

You did it all over again for a second time.

...or more.


11 posted on 03/02/2013 2:56:23 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

Yep. He’s been an arab agent for years.


12 posted on 03/02/2013 2:58:04 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: shibumi

(8^D) Yep!


13 posted on 03/02/2013 3:04:27 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: RedHeeler

Dr. Mark Gabriel has an interesting background. Is he Muslim or Christian; do you know?

I’m sure Pam had a very good reason. No doubt her contacts are extensive and she may have information about Gabriel you and I do not have. Her caution is smart.


14 posted on 03/02/2013 3:12:41 AM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: SatinDoll

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_A._Gabriel
Mark A. Gabriel

Mark A. Gabriel, is the name of writer of Islamic affairs, who lives in the United States under “religious asylum”. He is the author of five books critical of Islam, including Islam and the Jews: The Unfinished Battle and Journey into the Mind of an Islamic Terrorist. While the books have sold tens of thousands of copies, they also constitute the only source of information about the author, and as such, are self-referencing and ***not verified by any unrelated sources***


15 posted on 03/02/2013 3:52:02 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: MestaMachine

“While the books have sold tens of thousands of copies, they also constitute the only source of information about the author, and as such, are self-referencing and ***not verified by any unrelated sources***”

Sounds like someone else we know...


16 posted on 03/02/2013 4:02:16 AM PST by smalltownslick
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To: Smokin' Joe

Trying to redefine a label..........

That’s sounds just like the effects of “political correctness”


17 posted on 03/02/2013 4:08:13 AM PST by Pit1 (Obama is the pile in the road.)
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To: Bratch
Progressivism is an insidious cancer.

15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.

Communist Goals (1963)
18 posted on 03/02/2013 4:10:50 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SatinDoll

Mark is a Christian convert. Read his background. This man has written the books on Islam and Christanity, that no one else can or will write. Ever. He has the insight, that our state dept., will not allow to be heard. If you are truly interested, try reading Mark, say with- “Jesus and Muhammad.” This gentleman, recieved his first doctorate from Al-Azhar University, Cairo,Egypt. He taught there, the most prestigious Islamic University in our world. If that does not interest you. Good e’nuf. His accomplishments... well you need to read. It’s almost required.


19 posted on 03/02/2013 4:11:10 AM PST by RedHeeler
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To: Bratch

CPAC.....the new progressive gathering of idjits.

Next thing they will bar Sarah Palin and Allen West.

What a bunch of irrelevent effers.


20 posted on 03/02/2013 4:12:52 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: MestaMachine

Thank you.

Pam has a bounty on her head.

Muslims hate and fear anyone who criticizes Islam, but especially a strong woman who doesn’t hesitate to expose the vicious and inhumane manner in which Islam treats its own women and children, as well as other folks. The fact she is also a Jewess makes her doubly a target.

It wouldn’t surprise me if there are stealth Muslims operating in the U.S. with the intent of hunting down and eliminating critics of Islam.


21 posted on 03/02/2013 4:18:31 AM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: Bratch

CPAC trolling for the muslim terrorist vote?
Trying to woo the anti-Semites again?

Pamela is more of a conservative than 95% of the scheduled speakers.

The republican old guard is still trying to morph itself into democrat-lite.
They don’t care about ideology or core values - they just want to get their hands on the kesy to the treasury again.


22 posted on 03/02/2013 4:22:31 AM PST by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: shibumi

Sen Ted Cruz is the Keynote, is Ted Cruz irrelevant?


23 posted on 03/02/2013 4:23:37 AM PST by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator)
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To: Iron Munro

Is Ted Cruz democrat-lite?


24 posted on 03/02/2013 4:26:49 AM PST by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator)
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To: Bratch

Norquist is like Romney,
in that any conservative
woman is an ENEMY ... to them.


25 posted on 03/02/2013 4:27:58 AM PST by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: MestaMachine

Have you read his books?


26 posted on 03/02/2013 4:28:08 AM PST by RedHeeler
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To: smalltownslick

Hey, Slick- Have you read his books? How about any books in the last decade?


27 posted on 03/02/2013 4:33:22 AM PST by RedHeeler
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To: smalltownslick

Hey, Slick- Have you read his books? How about any books in the last decade?


28 posted on 03/02/2013 4:33:22 AM PST by RedHeeler
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To: smalltownslick

Hey, Slick- Have you read his books? How about any books in the last decade?


29 posted on 03/02/2013 4:33:22 AM PST by RedHeeler
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To: Candor7; All

List of speakers:

Kelly Ayotte
U.S. Senator

Jeb Bush
Former Governor of Florida

Eric Cantor
House Majority Leader

Al Cardenas
ACU Chairman

Dr. Ben Carson
Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Francesca Chambers
Editor, Red Alert Politics

Ted Cruz
U.S. Senator

Ken Cuccinelli
Virginia Attorney General

Artur Davis
Former U.S. Representative

Carly Fiorina
ACU Board Member

Tom Fitton
President, Judicial Watch

Jeff Frazee
President, Young Americans for Liberty

Newt Gingrich
Former House Speaker

Kristan Hawkins
President, Students for Life

Chelsi Henry
Outreach Chair, Young Republican National Federation

Bobby Jindal
Governor of Louisiana

Ron Johnson
U.S. Senator

Sonnie Johnson
Founder, “Did She Say That”/Breitbart News Network

David Keene
President, NRA

Katie Kieffer

Wayne LaPierre
Executive VP, NRA

Mike Lee
U.S. Senator

Art Linares
Connecticut State Senator

Dana Loesch
Host, “The Dana Loesch Show”

Nicole Malliotakis
New York State Assemblywoman

Alexander McCobin
President, Students for Liberty

Mitch McConnell
U.S. Senate Republican Leader

Kate Obenshain
Author/Commentator

Sarah Palin
Former Governor of Alaska

Rand Paul
U.S. Senator

Katie Pavlich
News Editor, Town Hall

Rick Perry
Governor of Texas

Mitt Romney
Former Republican Presidential Candidate

Wayne Allyn Root
2008 Libertarian Nominee for Vice President

Marco Rubio
U.S. Senator

Paul Ryan
Chairman, House Budget Committee

Rick Santorum
Former U.S. Senator

Tim Scott
U.S. Senator

T.W. Shannon
Speaker, Oklahoma House of Representatives

Pat Toomey
U.S. Senator

Scott Walker
Governor of Wisconsin

Allen West
Former U.S. Representative

Crystal Wright
Editor & Publisher, conservativeblackchick.com


30 posted on 03/02/2013 4:38:42 AM PST by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator)
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To: Bratch

WAS IT ROVE’S INCOMPETENCE ...OR IS HE A JUDAS GOAT ?

To borrow from Rush Limbaugh for those living Riolinda a Judas goat is used to lead US sheeples to the slaughter pen . The Republicans were given a chance to use a wedge issue to split up the democratic party and blew it.

Besides being unable to equate Obama’s socialist schemes particularly his energy policy running up the costs on everything and still is thus forcing those with limited incomes to go on the dole. BTW the angle here is to blame the system not the folks using it. BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO. Failing to do so would set up “heartless Republicans” counter charge. But it’s a signature of Rove’s past performances when with Bush, as well as Romney’s campaign staff .They didn’t and “Heartless Republicans” became the accepted LIV image .

Explaining Obama’s regime policies in terms those proverbial LIV’s could understand wasn’t even considered. Refusing to attack Obama was based on MSM polling showing his popularity suggesting an intellectual inability by Rove and the GOPES to rejoin any racial charge.

....Does anybody remember what the Democrats did at their 2012 convention ??? First they eliminated any mention of the word GOD...and when they thought twice about doing that they reintroduced the resolution what happened ? They booed God..thrice..That resolution was rammed through just like the Affordable Health Care Act ...That’s a wedge issue within the democrat party.which was not exploited by Roves RINOS and GOPES and the Republicans generally to this day. To properly describe that episode .Its the marriage of the radical and democrat into the hyphenated Demo-Com union.

Was that fact used in any of the material Rove’s RINOS spewed forth during the 2012 Romney or US senate races his group of GOPES (Government Ofthe People Elite Snobs) used on their hit list ? I like using that acronym because it rhymes with dopes.

Noooo ! They could have used that episode to point out how far to the left the democrat party has hyphenated into; Demo-Coms ...Instead well we don’t like Aikin ...He said what ? OMG OMG he’s unqualified ...If there was a chance he would have been burned at the stake by Rove’s RINOS and the so called “conservative “ talkies spouting Rove’s tripe.

The Aikin or O’Donnells response to a set up phoney issue had nothing to do with any thing that would ever occur in any legislation that would pass their respective desks had they been elected.

THE RESPONSE YOU DIDN’T HEAR WAS THIS “”While at their convention the Democrats were busy denying God . Aikin believes in something like the ten commandments. Including Thou shalt not steal and doesn’t believe that getting elected to office gives you a license to do steal ... Which his opponent seems to have done rather well since being in office. The same thing with Mourdock,O’Donnnell, etc,etc, etc.

That presentation could have been expanded to Reid, Pelosi, and the slew of Demo-Com pigs at the trough. Expanding their personal wealth at the expense of the US taxpayers.

Now this bunch seems to be saying if you hold a religious view don’t run for office... We’re gonna save the Republican party ....to be finished off by Obama and the hypenated democrats..
Roves RINOS wrong for America and GOPES are wrong for winning elections ...

This CPAC convention is a shut sham shame


31 posted on 03/02/2013 4:47:10 AM PST by mosesdapoet ("It's a sin to tell a lie", in telling others that , got me my nickname .Ex Chi" mechanic"ret)
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To: Bratch

I wouldn’t associate with an organization that turns away Geller. In fact, I’d turn them away.


32 posted on 03/02/2013 4:47:20 AM PST by PaleoBob
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To: Perdogg

Jeb Bush, Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Eric Cantor, Mitch McConnell ...

The fact that those people are invited speakers tells you that the ACU’s goal has little to do with conservatism.


33 posted on 03/02/2013 4:50:36 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan
But you are ignoring Allen West, Sarah Palin, Ben Carson, and Ted Cruz intentionally.
34 posted on 03/02/2013 4:57:27 AM PST by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator)
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To: RedHeeler

No. I haven’t. I have studied islam independently for years. Big time. Know thine enemy.


35 posted on 03/02/2013 5:02:23 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: RedHeeler
This gentleman, recieved his first doctorate from Al-Azhar University, Cairo,Egypt. He taught there, the most prestigious Islamic University in our world

Yep, and Obozo says he is a Christian. But his actions reveal much more than what he says. “Taqiyah”

36 posted on 03/02/2013 5:03:11 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Perdogg

Allen West, who argued on air, for the NDAA. That wonderful gentleman.


37 posted on 03/02/2013 5:03:37 AM PST by RedHeeler
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To: Bratch; Jim Robinson

CPAC is now CINOPAC.


38 posted on 03/02/2013 5:05:37 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Texas Fossil

Outstanding. Have you read any of Gabriels’ books?


39 posted on 03/02/2013 5:10:11 AM PST by RedHeeler
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To: Perdogg
But you are ignoring Allen West, Sarah Palin, Ben Carson, and Ted Cruz intentionally.

I'm not. If this were the lineup at the 2012 Republican National Convention would you then say that the RNC is now conservative? Sure, there is plenty of red meat in the line up but the inclusion of so many establishment politicians who are in no way conservative must beg the question as to whether CPAC is really for conservatism or just a "fire up the base" RNC rally.

40 posted on 03/02/2013 5:12:23 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: RedHeeler

That might all be well and fine and good, but he is not the be all and end all. There are others who are just as educated and just as insightful...maybe moreso.
As for me, when I want to know something, a convert is not my first or last stop.


41 posted on 03/02/2013 5:12:23 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: Perdogg

So when is Sarah Palin supposed to speak at CPAC? She hasn’t mentioned one word about it. Until she says so, then it ain’t happening.


42 posted on 03/02/2013 5:12:33 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: RedHeeler

no


43 posted on 03/02/2013 5:19:27 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: shibumi

cpac committed suicide when they went with the homosexuals a few years ago. it is only relavent to the MSM.


44 posted on 03/02/2013 5:19:27 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: MestaMachine

So, you have read the Koran. Perhaps, maybe, kinda and sorta. Yet, you have no idea of who Mark Gabriel is and has been. Yah, you are the clued-in, Mr. Study Pants. Good for you.


45 posted on 03/02/2013 5:20:03 AM PST by RedHeeler
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To: Bratch

Sounds like Grover Norquist had a hand in this. The CPAC is being absorbed by the Muslim Brotherhood.


46 posted on 03/02/2013 5:23:40 AM PST by Stepan12
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To: Perdogg

They could scratch Jeb Bush and Eric Cantor and I probably wouldn’t complain. I think the establishment is pushing them on us for 2016. There may be another one or two squishes on the list that I don’t need to hear from again.

I’m done with squishes.


47 posted on 03/02/2013 5:24:10 AM PST by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: RedHeeler

I was simply struck by that comment which perfectly describes Obama. It seemed to be an indictment, or at the very least something to discredit Mr. Gabriel’s work; yet, would they have said the same about Obama?


48 posted on 03/02/2013 5:26:25 AM PST by smalltownslick
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To: RedHeeler

Ummmm. That response was just silly.
I know who mark gabriel is. I was responding to a question from someone who didn’t....
The quote was from wiki.
What YOU think about what I know is about as important to me as honey booboo’s new hairstyle...which is like...nil.


49 posted on 03/02/2013 5:34:21 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: MestaMachine

The fact of the matter is; it is not well, fine or good. Because our state dep’t, has not been listening to good men, like him. You have not read any of Gabriel’s work, nor do you care to do so. Yet, just like our heros, in the state dep’t, you echo hollow, and then, hollow again. Your man Hillary, and now Kerry- are giving you full throat. Keep singing, the carnaries are dead.


50 posted on 03/02/2013 5:35:17 AM PST by RedHeeler
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