Lies and videotape

Truth scores two hits on Wendy Davis' campaign for Texas governor

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The veneer of liberal compassion has cracked even more.

Supporters for Wendy Davis, the media darling and truth-challenged Democratic candidate for Texas governor, were caught on hidden video recently laughing at the disability of her Republican candidate, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.

The viral video shows a group of women at a Battleground Texas meeting cackling at Abbott because “he’s not good looking, he doesn’t speak very well, he doesn’t have a good personality, and he’s in a wheelchair.”

Classy.

Battleground Texas is the Democrat-backed political group founded by a former Obama campaign operative to turn heavily Republican Texas into a swing state. The group is promoting the “Stand with Wendy” campaign for Davis, who became a rising star in the party for filibustering a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks.

“The content of the video denigrating the disabled is unworthy of our great state,” a statement released by the Abbott campaign said. “Despite the distraction, I will continue my efforts to help all Texans rise in life and achieve their dreams.”

The video couldn’t have come at a worse time for Davis, whose made-for-liberal-TV narrative – a trailer-park-dwelling teen mom divorcee who persevered her way to a Harvard degree – has been revealed as a major exaggeration through basic fact-checking.

Davis’ real story: She divorced her first husband at 21, not 19, and she only lived in the family mobile home for a few months. Her second husband, a successful lawyer 13 years her senior, cashed in his 401(k) to put her through Harvard. He was awarded custody of their children in 2005 after they split. The Dallas Morning News reported that she left her husband the day after he made the last payment on her student loan.

Not exactly feminist icon material.

Her supporters appear no more sincere based on the comments captured in the footage released by Project Veritas, an investigative journalism organization headed by James O’Keefe, best known for capturing ACORN community organizers giving advice on tax evasion and welfare fraud in 2009.

“What I think is amazing is that he’s in a wheelchair but he has no sympathy for anyone in any way,” one woman on the video says. “He may have a personality disorder.”

So only liberals know about struggling?

Abbott was a law student out on a jog when a tree fell on him and shattered his spine. He spent months in recovery and has been confined to a wheelchair since his 20s.

We think it’s someone else who has the personality disorder.

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myfather15
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myfather15 01/27/14 - 07:27 am
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“Despite the distraction, I

“Despite the distraction, I will continue my efforts to help all Texans rise in life and achieve their dreams.”

Republican groups makes a wrongful statement about a person with disability, it's repugnant, disgusting, vile and more.

A liberal democratic woman makes fun of a man in a wheelchair, and it's a "distraction".

Just like Benghazi, Fast&Furious, IRS, NSA and all the other scandals were nothing but "distractions" made up by the right wing to, well..........distract people!! Distract people away from the real issues (pause to sob)...........of how poor people are suffering......(pause to sob again)..........how rich people are getting rich of the backs of working Americans........(pause to sob)........of how this Country doesn't believe in equal rights for everyone........(wipe tears from eyes)..........we must continue the good fight, to fight for the civil rights of ALL people (continue sobbing, while people applaud)!!!

Now, let's snap back to reality!! The left of this Country are completely intolerant of ANYONE who disagrees with their beliefs!! That is the TRUTH and the bottom line!! Now, the only question is; when are idiotic American's going to wake up to this reality?? Stop listening to their WORDS and start seeing what they produce!!! Know them by their FRUITS, not by their words!!

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ymnbde 01/27/14 - 08:07 am
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but these are your democrats, and that is what they're made of

they need actors to play the character of a victim
struggling to the alter of the all powerful politician
and upon receiving the touch, the blessing
from the holy power of government!
they are suddenly healed they are healed brethren!
and if you want to be healed! healed brethren!
you too will struggle to the all powerful alter of government!
and share in the spirit of thine ignorance and partner in the ways of deceit!
yes brethren, government is the way and the truth and the liiiiight!
freedom is just another word for nothing left to choose and nothing left to lose!
join us and have ever lasting and ever loving salvaaation!
government! government is the new god and the new king and the new promised land
and will set you free! bondage is the new freedom and bondage to the government
is the holy-est freedom! all worship! all praise its holy name!
the old gods have forsaken thee!
listen to the voice of gawd hisself!
"I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless; this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal; this was the moment when we ended a war and secured our nation and restored our image as the last, best hope on Earth."
preach it brother! preach it!

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gaflyboy 01/27/14 - 08:35 am
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At least we know ...

what democrat standards are.
A candidate must be:
Good looking
Speak well
Good personality
Be able to stand

What about
Fundamental beliefs
Speaking truth
Ability to lead
Adherence to the constitution (state and federal)

Ask any one of these people what they think about FDR (who, by the way was in a wheelchair).

Sounds exactly like “feminist icon material” to me.

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OJP 01/27/14 - 09:27 am
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21, not 19

Come on. Anyone who has experienced a divorce (as a child or a spouse) knows what day really matters: the day one person moves out.

Divorces take time. Low blow.

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Bizkit 01/27/14 - 09:51 am
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Duhh-All Dems are liars just

Duhh-All Dems are liars just like the lying Obama. See I can use that progressive logic of one racist makes the whole tea party racist. So Obama is a liar hence all Dems are liars. Progressive logic works sometimes. Course since all Dems are liars it reveals all Dem voters don't have a problem with lying cause that is what they do.

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deestafford 01/27/14 - 10:50 am
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Texas will turn blue...

Texas will turn blue when pigs fly. That sound you hear overhead is the honkin' of Canadian Geese flying and not the oinkin' of pigs.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 01/27/14 - 11:34 am
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The point is she told

The point is she told half-truths and exaggerations-why not simply the truth. Why should anyone trust her?

teaparty
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teaparty 01/27/14 - 11:46 am
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"The point is she told
Unpublished

"The point is she told half-truths and exaggerations-why not simply the truth. Why should anyone trust her?"
The community organizer tells lie after lie and the left seems to still believe him.

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nofanofobama 01/27/14 - 12:37 pm
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our founding father

our founding father envisioned a free press to watch closely poloticians of all stripes...whe the press is no longer free but beholding to a particular party or agenda ....democracy will die...truth and transparency should be cherished ....as the watch dog of freedom

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Truth Matters 01/27/14 - 12:54 pm
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Christie staffers make fun of

Christie staffers make fun of a mayor and Christie can't be held accountable for every thing his staffers say. But Wendy Davis supporters behave very badly and she is not fit to be governor.

Nothing new here. Before the week is over someone like Hannity will call for the President to denounce Wendy Davis. That is the way they play.

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dahreese 01/27/14 - 12:57 pm
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"Her supporters appear no
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"Her supporters appear no more sincere based on the comments captured in the footage released by Project Veritas, an investigative journalism organization headed by James O’Keefe, best known for capturing ACORN community organizers giving advice on tax evasion and welfare fraud in 2009."

Two facts; (1) This paragraph is poorly written and thus, (accidently?) somewhat misleading.

"...James O’Keefe, best known for capturing ACORN community organizers giving advice on tax evasion and welfare fraud in 2009."

Truth is, "The [California] Attorney General's Office found that O'Keefe had misrepresented the actions of ACORN workers and that the workers had not committed illegal actions. The GAO found that ACORN had managed its federal funds appropriately."
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And then, can/should we wonder why? the AC is writing about corrupt Texas politicans when we have enough in our own backyard (Georgia) to write about?

Seems our own REPUBLICAN governor has a few problems.

But maybe they don't count, since he's REPUBLICAN?

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Truth Matters 01/27/14 - 01:01 pm
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"The left of this Country are

"The left of this Country are completely intolerant of ANYONE who disagrees with their beliefs!! "

The truth DOES NOT matter to someone else around here.
Anyone who believes that all conservatives or all liberals are inherently intolerant of ANYONE who disagrees with them is not dealing in reality.

nofanofobama
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nofanofobama 01/27/14 - 01:03 pm
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why would we call on obumler

why would we call on obumler to condem any untruths??? truth is foreign concept to him..hes like george on SEINFIELD..its not a lie if you believe it..

myfather15
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myfather15 01/27/14 - 02:44 pm
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Truth never matters

First of all, ZERO evidence has surfaced showing Christie had any prior knowledge of what happened during "Bridgegate". If some does show, conservatives will be the FIRST to call for his resignation!! If no evidence shows that, then Christie has done the RIGHT THING!! He fired the people responsible for it!! That is ALL you can expect and we've expected the same thing from Obama and have NOT got it!!

Now, how about Mrs. Davis do the same thing!! These two women who made these comments should immediately be fired!! If Wendy Davis does this, I have nothing else to say about her; she didn't say it personally!!

myfather15
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myfather15 01/27/14 - 02:46 pm
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Truth never matters

"Anyone who believes that all conservatives or all liberals are inherently intolerant of ANYONE who disagrees with them is not dealing in reality."

I must disagree!! But, I'll make clear what I intended to say and I've said it many times while commenting on here. I DO NOT put all democrats into that category as being completely intolerant.

But the hard left of this Country? Absolutely!!! I'll stick to that!!

myfather15
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myfather15 01/27/14 - 02:49 pm
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dahreese

"Truth is, "The [California] Attorney General's Office found that O'Keefe had misrepresented the actions of ACORN workers and that the workers had not committed illegal actions."

Isn't that amazing? A far left attoney general in a far left State, finding that Acorn did nothing wrong!! Wow, and you call that unbias PROOF, they did nothing wrong?

I guess you also believe, since Eric Holder said they did nothing wrong, that those THUGS, standing outside the Philly voting hall with BATONS, did nothing wrong as well? Sound about right?

You sure place a lot of trust in these Attorney Generals!!

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KSL 01/27/14 - 04:03 pm
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Especially the progressive

Especially the progressive ones!

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Darby 01/27/14 - 04:47 pm
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Love it when our resident liberals

go into full "frantic" mode.

Darby
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Darby 01/27/14 - 05:03 pm
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Careful, myfather15 with that word THUG.

Don't you know that the thought police, AKA progressive, liberal, socialists are right now in the throes of a full court press to make THUG into a universally accepted synonym for the "N" word?

Guess we'll have to start calling thugs, (white or black) the "T" word. I suppose it had to be expected, given that SO MANY Democrat icons of late have engaged in thuggery.

There was a time when English was described as a beautiful, useful and versatile language.

Now it's slowly becoming just another tool of politics, it's true meaning altered, changed and perverted, much in the same manner our American socialists treat the Constitution.

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harley_52 01/27/14 - 05:16 pm
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Lying Is A Prerequisite To Success In The Democrat Party....

Clinton(s), Gore, and Kennedy lead the way, but there are some current examples just as dishonest. You can start with Reid and Pelosi for starters, but Wasserman-Schultz has already mastered the talent. Let's not forget Senator Blumenthal who was caught red handed lying about serving in Vietnam when he didn't, or Elizabeth Warren who claimed to be an Indian, but isn't.

The list of democrat liars goes on and on, but the topper is the man who repeatedly looked the Nation in the eye and promised "if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor, period."

If you want to succeed as a democrat politician you've got to have a LONGGGGGGG nose.

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myfather15 01/27/14 - 05:57 pm
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I'll stick with Herman Cain's

I'll stick with Herman Cain's thoughts on the "T-Word". It applies to any and all races!! Anyone who acts with disrespect or involved in criminal activity!!

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harley_52 01/27/14 - 06:52 pm
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"I DO NOT put all democrats into that category....

....as being completely intolerant."

I'd like to say I don't too, but I can't. I don't currently know a single democrat that isn't "completely intolerant" of anyone who disagrees with them and that includes a couple of my siblings and my dear departed mother.

I think it goes with the territory.

Some may be polite enough to hide it in mixed company sometimes, but even politeness is a rare commodity among democrats.

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Riverman1 01/27/14 - 06:55 pm
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I thought it was Sex, Lies

I thought it was Sex, Lies and Video Tape.

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Truth Matters 01/27/14 - 07:32 pm
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"Truth never matters" Looks

"Truth never matters"

Looks like someone has a new user name and it fits perfectly.
It is a little confusing since it appears the registered name is myfather15.
Which name should we use?

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dahreese 01/27/14 - 07:54 pm
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"The list of democrat liars
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"The list of democrat liars goes on and on, but the topper is the man who repeatedly looked the Nation in the eye and promised "if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor, period."

If I recall, ahem!, it was Republican, Richard Nixon, who stood before the American people and said, "I am not a crook!"

It was George W. Bush, a Republican, who said, "Iraq has weapons of mass destruction" but was never able to find them.

It was Donald Rumsfeld, a Republican, who said, "On March 30, 11 days into the war, Rumsfeld said in an ABC News interview when asked about WMDs: "We know where they are. They're in the area around Tikrit and Baghdad and east, west, south and north somewhat.", but was never able to find them.

But...those three Republican lies were, for short term memory folks and no memory folks, a long, long time ago.

And anyone who will trust James O'Keefe, is short a lot of cogs.

And I've long ago been critical of Eric Holder. He's almost as bad as Roberto Gonzales.

(But y'all probably don't remember who he was. That was a long, long time ago, too)>

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carcraft 01/27/14 - 09:36 pm
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I got in a discussion with

I got in a discussion with some liberals at work about infant mortality in the US. They simply would not accept the FACT that differant nations have differant standards and notions of live birth. There is an individual at work, liberal that used to harrass me. I find liberals to be more closed minded than a cross burning member of the Klu Klux Klan. You simply can not have a rational discussion with them.

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harley_52 01/27/14 - 08:59 pm
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"They simply would not accept the FACT....

....that differant nations have differant standards and notions of live birth.

Another issue that skews those statistics is that the USA reports their statistics accurately. Very few of the others do that.

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dahreese 01/27/14 - 09:39 pm
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" I find liberals to be more
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" I find liberals to be more glossed minded than a cross burning member of the Klutziest Kluso Klan. You simply can not have a rational discussion with them."

If you find the comments of conservatives on here to be rational, and/or informed, you're as in as sad a shape as they are.

All you conservatives do on here day in and day out is regurgitate the thinking of conservative pundits.

You don't know when an editorial is a piece of propaganda.

For example, ""...James O’Keefe, best known for capturing ACORN community organizers giving advice on tax evasion and welfare fraud in 2009."
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Does it not occur to you why the AC should be editorializing about Texas and not Georgia?

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carcraft 01/27/14 - 09:33 pm
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I watched the videos. Acorn

I watched the videos. Acorn gave advice on how to set up a house of ill repute! Good grief. Then you had the thousand and thousand of fake registration forms ACORN filed. The fact that one of the ACORN bigwigs embezzled money didn't seem to matter either. Of course some on the left are still defending the scum bags!

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carcraft 01/27/14 - 09:38 pm
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I generally find the

I generally find the conservatives that post here to be well informed. The liberals not so much!

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