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Secret Service "Visits" Outspoken Critic of Obama - Because of Twitter?
Examiner.com ^ | 6/11/13 | Harriet Baldwin

Posted on 06/11/2013 9:51:50 PM PDT by Nachum

After you read this- you will wonder what country we are in.

Tom Francois is an outspoken critic of Barack Hussein Obama- and has a robust Twitter presence. He also likes to dabble with his "paint" program to create funny cartoons. He has never threatened the President in any way, manner or form.

On April 11, 2013, he heard relentless pounding on his door shouts of "Police!" The officers introduced themselves as members of The Secret Service and asked if they could "take a look around."

Since Tom had nothing to hide (and he didn't want any return visits) - he complied fully with their request. He even signed a consent to search his premises AND an "Authorization To Review Medical and Mental Health Records!"

They asked Tom if he ever left his state or traveled to Washington, D.C.

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To: Nachum
Gee whiz! You'd think he was sensitive about something:


51 posted on 06/11/2013 11:17:16 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: Nachum

These visits have happened since O was elected in 2008.
O is a big cry baby


52 posted on 06/11/2013 11:24:25 PM PDT by funfan
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To: doc1019

Regarding salty talk aimed at the president (or other officials) vs visits from the SS

Jim Robinson - March 5, 2009

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2200093/posts


53 posted on 06/11/2013 11:28:01 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: null and void
I did have an FBI agent show up on my door step a couple weeks ago, now that you mention it..

Seriously?

54 posted on 06/11/2013 11:29:56 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: Nachum

Thank Goodness he wasn’t an Islamist on an expired visa collecting welfare while he planned to blow up people at a marathon...or maybe a drug gang in LA who are in jail running heroin across the border...

No, go visit a cartoonist on Twitter.

These maggots will not learn until their fat government checks stop cashing and no bars on the ObamaPhones.


55 posted on 06/11/2013 11:35:40 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Slings and Arrows

RedHeeler says “Hey, Gov’t if you ain’t do something wrong- What are you hiding?”


56 posted on 06/11/2013 11:36:33 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: deks

Although I am fearful, I am also fearless and will say what I must ... either her or elsewhere.


57 posted on 06/11/2013 11:36:39 PM PDT by doc1019 (There is absolutely no difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion.)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Post it.


58 posted on 06/11/2013 11:37:31 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Nachum
"They had run a background check and discovered that Tom legally owned two guns"

What state does Tom live in? What data base did they use since there is not supposed to be a firearms data base?

59 posted on 06/12/2013 12:04:17 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Crucial
“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?... The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If...if...We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.”

― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

60 posted on 06/12/2013 12:06:37 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: Nachum

This is freaking way over the line and why the HELL aren’t any Congressmen doing/saying anything? Is every R in government a flaming *** ****?

What’s going on? Is everyone a paralyzed neutered rabbit?


61 posted on 06/12/2013 12:08:34 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Nachum

No, but the county assessor just sent me notice to renew the licenses for dogs I gave back to the pound, and Dept of Agriculture threatened me with dire consequences if I didn’t fill out and return the Farm Census 8-pager for my 1.3 acre “operation” . . . .

Intrusive government may soon be introduced around the country to “intrusive citizenry.”


62 posted on 06/12/2013 12:12:56 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: dagogo redux

I like your last thought.


63 posted on 06/12/2013 12:25:19 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: tumblindice

Really?


64 posted on 06/12/2013 12:25:35 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Nachum
Any FReepers got a visit from a Government agent?

I had a black helicopter fly over my house this afternoon.

65 posted on 06/12/2013 12:37:03 AM PDT by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: Alaska Wolf
I had a black helicopter fly over my house this afternoon

U2?.....I mean you, too?

66 posted on 06/12/2013 12:40:01 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: little jeremiah

Yes, in DC they are all on Obama’s list. All their secrets are used to blackmail them. The ones who call Snowden a traitor are scared to death they will be exposed.


67 posted on 06/12/2013 12:47:42 AM PDT by charlie72
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To: windsorknot
U2?.....I mean you, too?

Just one pass. It didn't hover.

68 posted on 06/12/2013 12:49:02 AM PDT by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: charlie72

I think you have that right. The RINO element coming out against this man is pretty strong and smells of desperation. Even Karl Rove-ski had his white board out tonight..they know they have broken the law and they are worried... on both sides of the aisle.


69 posted on 06/12/2013 12:51:27 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Lord, forgive us our sins and bring us to everlasting life.)
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To: doc1019

“At 67 what are they going to do to me...”

They might shoot your dog


70 posted on 06/12/2013 1:03:27 AM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: Nachum; doc1019; Jet Jaguar
Sorry to disappoint but the DHS, White House, FBI, Naval Intel, Army Intel, and other agencies most certainly do cruise this site.

They click on the links to see where they go and screen capture what is said and posted.

I think the way it actually works with the Secret Service is that they have software that can scan the entire Internet and identify potential threats to the President. If the software comes up with a hit, the SS checks it out further and may visit and interview an individual, as is their job.

No doubt the software occasionally flags FR posts. And it must have sounded an alarm about the guy in this article.

71 posted on 06/12/2013 1:41:57 AM PDT by wideminded
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To: Jack Hammer

without one, they’ll have to appear before a judge and show cause.

And then pack their toothbrushes for SingSing.
***At most they would receive a slap on the wrist.


72 posted on 06/12/2013 1:46:46 AM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: Nachum

The way to play it safe when your government has been taken over by tyrannical communists, is to act very very stupid. Also, do not wear glasses. All one has to do is look back at what happened in the killing fields of Cambodia. If you showed any signs of intelligence, and finding fault with Emperor Zero is certainly a sign of that, the tyrannical Communists dealt with you severely. They also assumed wearing glasses was a sign of intelligence. So in a nut shell, we must act stupid and destroy our glasses.


73 posted on 06/12/2013 1:53:38 AM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: RedHeeler

Good question.


74 posted on 06/12/2013 3:30:32 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Nachum

just in the form of a letter indicating tax lien and attached payroll wages.


75 posted on 06/12/2013 3:31:55 AM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: Nachum
Since Tom had nothing to hide (and he didn't want any return visits) - he complied fully with their request. He even signed a consent to search his premises AND an "Authorization To Review Medical and Mental Health Records!"

Dumb. Very dumb.

76 posted on 06/12/2013 4:08:22 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: PlanToDisappear

They won’t like that, and it might cause the person doing it more trouble. I do wonder why someone so new would post that which might be bad advice.


77 posted on 06/12/2013 4:10:06 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping


78 posted on 06/12/2013 4:10:55 AM PDT by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: Nachum
Any FReepers got a visit from a Government agent?

Not yet....

79 posted on 06/12/2013 4:29:51 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: ping jockey

This site is not run professionally. I’m sure that there’s Jim R.’s “IT guy” doesn’t have any coherent data destruction or management policy in place.


80 posted on 06/12/2013 4:32:07 AM PDT by dinodino
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To: Nachum

Revolt is coming.


81 posted on 06/12/2013 4:32:19 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: dinodino

His son runs it.


82 posted on 06/12/2013 4:32:55 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Jet Jaguar
Please elaborate. What other restrictions has the USAF placed on your access to political opinion?
83 posted on 06/12/2013 4:43:24 AM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th.)
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To: Nachum
From the article:

This administration is spying on Americans, via the NSA and targeting Tea Party and religious groups for voter suppression via the IRS. Now- Obama's Secret Service is paying personal "visits"- on law abiding citizens? This is TYRANNY!

No doubt that the administration is spying upon us with the consent of both parties in Congress. But in this particular case, I'm willing to bet that he first came to the attention of the SS not because of NSA spying, but because someone from his "large twitter following" blew the whistle.

84 posted on 06/12/2013 4:46:40 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Nachum

Something about the article seems a little fishy. There are tons of people bashing the President on Twitter. Why this guy?


85 posted on 06/12/2013 4:47:57 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: null and void

the most transparent administration ever


86 posted on 06/12/2013 4:52:14 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nachum

If this ever happens to you... refuse to let them in without a warrant, then call conservative bloggers and reporters and a conservative lawyer pronto...


87 posted on 06/12/2013 4:53:19 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: doc1019

who you think Jimrob is?


88 posted on 06/12/2013 5:03:02 AM PDT by ping jockey (IT IS IMPORTANT TO ME YOU GREASY,HAIRY ARMPIT,HIPPIE.)
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To: Nachum

I’ve been quite outspoken on social media and sent numerous emails to federal agencies and members of Congress over the past couple years.

I got a letter from the IRS yesterday stating that they’ve made some changes to my 2010 1040 and I now owe them money.


89 posted on 06/12/2013 5:04:57 AM PDT by rfreedom4u (I have a copy of the Constitution! And I'm not afraid to use it!)
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To: expat1000

Exactly...
Not hard for the goons to get a search warrant, having to prove probable cause to a judge....
Meanwhile, call your friendly lawyer who will be standing next to you on repeat goon visit to check paperwork...
That’s the way its supposed to be, right?
Didn’t we fight a revolution awhile back, pass an amendment to protect us from this???


90 posted on 06/12/2013 5:16:10 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Clump

Yup, very reasonable....


91 posted on 06/12/2013 5:17:30 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: doc1019
I guess I could include the word Pressure Cooker in all my posts to make it more tantalizing.

To ramp it up a bit more, add a few Boom Booms now and then..............

92 posted on 06/12/2013 5:35:19 AM PDT by varon (Down with tyranny)
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To: Excellence

Srbfl


93 posted on 06/12/2013 5:43:17 AM PDT by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: dagogo redux
Dept of Agriculture threatened me with dire consequences

I got the dreaded phone call. Actually a nice lady and we did it over the phone.

94 posted on 06/12/2013 6:02:52 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Nachum

BookMark


95 posted on 06/12/2013 6:13:42 AM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Slings and Arrows

And shouldn’t Obama show us his REAL birth certificate?


96 posted on 06/12/2013 6:15:17 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: Errant
Y'all should be listening to what GB is saying on his radio program. He met with 50 - 60 congressman and senators? last night. Ted Cruz said, "We're on track to become Cuba." Speak out and you're tortured and put in prison.

All paranoid and looking around, Glenn said.

97 posted on 06/12/2013 6:15:53 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

Says he had members of the house and senators say, last night, we don’t survive this!


98 posted on 06/12/2013 6:19:59 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Jacquerie

Haven’t you seen the articles on the USAF prohibiting their people from reading news about the latest Obama scandals?


99 posted on 06/12/2013 6:22:58 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Nachum

Gee,,,so much for the ‘if you have done nothing wrong you have nothing to fear’ canard some in here have used to defend the blanket spying on people the govt is doing. This is EXACTLY the kind of stuff innocent people in the Soviet Union lived in fear of,,,the knock on the door by the Soviet secret service.


100 posted on 06/12/2013 6:23:35 AM PDT by chessplayer
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