Blog Heap of Links for the day 31 October 2012

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Scary O

Hannity: Tyrone Woods was screaming for air support and Barack Obama did nothing.
Then he lied about it.

Hannity later said there are three tapes the Obama administration is holding onto including audio of Tyrone Woods begging for air support.

h/t: Drudge
6:39pm CDT Wed 2012 Oct 31 :MW

Disinformation Propaganda and Spin

Where is the Benghazi media feeding frenzy? I don’t think there’s a conspiracy at work. Rather, I think journalists tend to act on their instincts. And, collectively, the mainstream media’s instincts run liberal. … “Meet the Press” host David Gregory shushed a guest who tried to bring up the subject, saying, “Let’s get to Libya a little bit later.” He never did…. [Yes, Jonah. That's what we mean by conspiracy at work.]

h/t: Drudge
6:37pm CDT Wed 2012 Oct 31 :MW

People Die

high voltage power line fell down and touched the metal door of the house where the wedding was being held…. In line with traditions in the Gulf, wedding celebrations in Saudi Arabia are segregated. Most of the casualties were women, and they died as they attempted to escape through the electrified metal door…. [A freak accident you say?] In July 1999, 76 people died in a similar incident in Eastern Province.

h/t: Drudge
6:43pm CDT Wed 2012 Oct 31 :MW

Free Expression

Tired O

Over the weekend, Facebook took down a message by the Special Operations Speaks PAC (SOS) which highlighted the fact that Obama denied backup to the forces being overrun in Benghazi. … Facebook pulled the re-posted meme down within 7 or 8 hours and suspended the SOS account for 24 hours. In other words, Facebook put the Navy SEALS in timeout in order to shield Obama.

h/t: Drudge
6:29pm CDT Wed 2012 Oct 31 :MW

A northeast Kansas newspaper has been ordered to identify a person who posted a comment on its website about a story on a murder trial for which that commenter was serving as a juror.

h/t: Drudge
6:26pm CDT Wed 2012 Oct 31 :MW

US Election 2012


Imagine that. A presidential candidate who gives millions of dollars a year to charity does a storm relief event in Ohio, and an MSNBC anchor is disgusted by it because the Red Cross would prefer people donating cash. … “I found that sort of fake, relief rally, whatever it is, to be pretty offensive, and also wrong-headed….” [Seriously.]

h/t: Drudge
6:17pm CDT Wed 2012 Oct 31 :MW