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Librarian Carrying 'McCain=Bush' Sign Kicked Out of McCain Event

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posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 08:13 PM
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Librarian Carrying 'McCain=Bush' Sign Kicked Out of McCain Event


www.progressnowaction.org

DENVER, Colo.-On orders from Senator John McCain's security detail, Denver police escorted a 61-year-old woman away who was waiting in line to attend a so-called town hall meeting with McCain that was billed as open to the public.

Carol Kreck, who works as a librarian in Denver, held a homemade sign reading "McCain = Bush." On orders from McCain's security detail, police cited her for trespassing and escorted her to the sidewalk. She was told if she returned she would be arrested.

"And all I did was carry a sign that said McCain = Bush," Kreck said. "And for everyone who voted for Bush, I don't see why it's offensive to say McCain = Bush."
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posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 08:13 PM
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Ha! This woman was cited for TRESPASSING!

Hmmm, I'm Colorado Post Certified, and I don't think this will hold up in court:



Colorado Revised Statute 18-4-504 (C.R.S. § 18-4-504) states: "A person commits the crime of third degree criminal trespass if such person unlawfully enters or remains in or upon premises of another"


WTF went on here? Loss of free speech, AND abuse of power, all for a sign that could be argued to be good or bad.

www.progressnowaction.org
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posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 08:17 PM
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before you bash me just think about what im saying.

i think there is more to the story than we are getting. she was entering a government building with a protest sign. plain and simple. citeing civil unrest quickly comes to mind.

just my thoughts.



posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 08:25 PM
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I can see what you mean, but to really get down to it, since McCain is attempting to separate himself from Bush, he nor his campaign liked the sign, so they pulled some strings and got the law to cite this woman and threaten to arrest her in a city building.

This is the exact reason why people are so upset with today's world.



posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 08:29 PM
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i dont disagree in that sence.

i can see the why McCains security thought it was a good idea that she not be there. when we get this close to an election the canditates get just as much security as the president.

maybe it was made into more that it is but i just get the feeling that we are not getting it all...



posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 08:37 PM
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When your team is losing because your number one draft pick has the personality of a stale marshmellow... you will do anything to silence the opposing team during half time.



posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 09:57 PM
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Since the whole McCain=Bush thing is a well known DNC propaganda talking point, they were just booting out a Obama propagandist and partisan political hack. The Obama campaign does the same thing to the RNC propagandists.

I had a friend who was a Hilary supporter who wanted to go hear Obama speak at his university. He waited in line for hours, and when he got up to the front they asked for his name and residence zipcode. They typed it into a database and found out that his father had given to Hilary's campaign (same fairly unique last name, and campaign donations are public information by law). They refused to let him in. And yet he didn't whine, stomp, and cry - even though he had every right to go in. He knew they were just trying to do crowd control.

Of course, Obama's campaign lost a supporter because of that (he would have supported Obama since Hilary lost).

By the way..."Progress Now Action" is a left-wing political hack website that is a mouthpiece of the Democrat National Committee. This is not news, not even political news, this is partisan blog spam.


[edit on 7-7-2008 by ALightinDarkness]



posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 10:28 PM
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At the most they should have asked her to leave the sign outside...unless others were carrying signs.

If its open to the "Public" then it should be just that, not the public the candidate wants to dictate to.



posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 11:20 PM
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This is all part of the same Bush/Cheney mentality.

Dissent is not to be televised, tolerated, or given an inch if possible.

The DHSS will enforce conformity through their militarised police forces and even through Republican campaign apparatchiks.

Bush=Cheney=McCain=Obama=Clinton=Pelosi=Reid

Vote the bums out on the street. (At least try. We know the DHSS have rigged the Diebold machines, but try any way.)



posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 11:40 PM
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I'd assume that a person carrying a "Obama=Farrakhan" sign would be asked to leave an Obama campaign event.



posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 11:51 PM
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Originally posted by _Del_
I'd assume that a person carrying a "Obama=Farrakhan" sign would be asked to leave an Obama campaign event.


The difference being that Bush is the President of the USA, and Farrakhan...well, Farrakhan is Farrakhan.

But you are right. The English-speaking world has bought whole hog the idea of speech zones and areas where free speech may not be exercised. Terrible development for a free people.



posted on Jul, 8 2008 @ 01:40 AM
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no matter who you vote for its just the same robot wearing a different rubber exterior.

but then those librarians are a pretty big threat especially if they are weilding a copy of war and peace



posted on Jul, 8 2008 @ 08:52 AM
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I'd assume that a person carrying a "Obama=Farrakhan" sign would be asked to leave an Obama campaign event.


Firstly, quite a bit different, don't you think? Whereas you have Bush, the Republican's leader and person they elected to put into office, vs. Farakhan, a racist POS. Quite different.

Secondly, I'd assume you are correct, however, it is not the correct thing to do. Someone holding a ridiculous sign like that STILL deserves the right to exercise his/her rights.



But you are right. The English-speaking world has bought whole hog the idea of speech zones and areas where free speech may not be exercised. Terrible development for a free people.


That, I believe, is the nail on the head. If people keep making 'exceptions' to their rights being taken away, soon we'll have no more rights to use. Every time that happens, we become less and less free.

Here is a thread into which I went into a very controversial subject:

Why Obama........Why?!?



posted on Jul, 8 2008 @ 09:01 AM
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Yeah, it could have been much worse.. She could have been carrying a sign that read: "McCain=Obama". Thank the Lord for small favors.



posted on Jul, 8 2008 @ 11:29 PM
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The woman was at a McCain rally and she was there to create a disturbance.

If it was a debate, it would have been a whole 'nother affair.

Whether she gets convicted of a crime is immaterial, really.

Maybe she'll be more careful next time choosing her battles.



posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 12:45 AM
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Originally posted by bigbert81


Ha! This woman was cited for TRESPASSING!

Hmmm, I'm Colorado Post Certified, and I don't think this will hold up in court:



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www.progressnowaction.org
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does it matter that it won't hold up in court,,,,they could care less probably,,,, they succeeded in silencing her and making sure no heard what we all already know

there only purpose was to "get rid of her"

i think it's great of lately on the news,,, when they show mcCain's rally's or speeches he's always interupted by hecklers,,, which they show

this never happens to obama,,,haha--this must anger mcCain toi no end---good!!!

go ron paul or any libertarian!!!!!!!!!!

dems or repub--- the lesser of two evils---total bs



posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 02:23 PM
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One out of the many mistakes the McCain camp is making is distancing themselves from Bush.

How many other President could say that their approval ratings were almost 4 times higher than Congress? 32% to 9%

Bush was elected twice as President of the United States, yet McCain wants nothing to do with him? BIG Mistake!

McCain = Bush is nothing but a huge compliment for McCain, because McCain doesn't even hold a candle to Bush, just being mentioned in the same sentence would be a compliment to McCain.

[edit on 9-7-2008 by RRconservative]



posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 02:29 PM
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amen brother. well put.

mccain is a joke. but he is still a better choice than the other..



posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 05:11 PM
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Well, the truth is that McCain does not equal Bush, so it is just disingenuous to imply that he does.

McCain simply wants to be judge according to his own merits.

McCain is no more distant from Bush now than he ever has been.



posted on Jul, 14 2008 @ 09:43 AM
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Are you kidding me?

Hmmm, so you're going off of approval ratings vs. Congress? Soooo, if Congress's approval ratings were 1%, you'd think anyone with a 4% approval rating would be doing good? Or saying that 'how many can claim 4 times as much' only I guess counts as long as Congress's approval is below 25%, huh?

And taking the worst and least popular president of all time's comparison with oneself as a compliment just because he got reelected to a 2nd term is ludicrous.

Remember, he didn't even win his first election...

Bush is a joke, and comparing anyone to him would be a cruel insult.



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