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Why Can’t People Just Answer Simple Questions?

Posted in blogosphere, politics with tags , , , , , , on November 24, 2012 by Qritiq



Question #12 – posed in May:



Who told Andrew Breitbart that Pat Frey had been SWAT-ed?





I will now answer a simple question to demonstrate to people that it is indeed achievable. Go ahead – ask me: ‘Where can I find more Liberal Grouch content?’

Hmm? Did you ask me something? Oh, rightchere: http://www.breitbartunmasked.com/





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Wonkette Scratches The Surface And Misses The Boat

Posted in blogosphere, censorship, crime, divisiveness, do the right thing, illegal, politics, villain with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 29, 2012 by Qritiq

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Wonkette’s Doktor StrangeZoom presents Frey re Kimberlin in a nutshell:

http://wonkette.com/473744/the-new-horrible-thing-liberals-are-responsible-for-some-bomber-dude

StrangeZoom tells of Patterico.com blogger Patrick Frey’s involvement in Blog About #BrettKimberlin Day. Kimberlin, if you will remember (not saying you’re old mind you) was the guy who said Dan Quayle bought pot from him. Kimberlin is also an ex-con and a purported terrorist. Pat Frey is also accusing those “in league” with Kimberlin, of calling 911 and saying that Pat shot his wife, resulting in a SWAT-type swarming of police and fire at Frey’s residence.

Here’s what Wonkette missed:

This story is really about Kimberlin’s non-profit, Velvet Revolution v James O’Keefe’s non-profit, Project Veritas. Both organizations deal with voting rights policy and are at loggerheads. Check out this 22-page doc by Velvet Revolution’s lawyer about O’Keefe:

http://www.velvetrevolution.us/images/OKeefe_Probation_Revocation_Document.pdf

Patrick Frey also seems to be heading up a conspiracy to spread libelous statements via social media. Their target is a harsh detractor of O’Keefe’s – Ron Brynaert – the former editor of a liberal political news website. Brynaert broke a number of incriminating stories about probationee James O’Keefe that could well have landed O’Keefe in the clink.

Frey and his associates even seem to be trying to frame Brynaert for a crime, by spreading defamatory statements indicating that he is “in league” with Kimberlin and sounds like the voice on the 911 hoax call. Of course neither of these statements are true – they are downright laughable. But right-wing extremists and Patterico.com readers are encouraged to continue to spread those lies, by Frey and his co-conspirators.

Frey even went so far as to indicate on Glenn Beck’s show, that a victim (someone Pat had been communicating with) who was SWAT-ed one week prior to Pat’s alleged SWAT, was also targeted because he also was writing about Kimberlin. Completely false! That victim had been talking about information he had regarding Weinergate, just before he was SWAT-ed. He never had anything to do with Kimberlin!

The reason Frey and his associates are ramping this stuff up now, is because (I believe) the New Hampshire Attorney General has *just* asked for 7-years worth of James O’Keefe emails. And so, there is an attempt afoot by Frey and Co. to head off a potential ishstorm, by directing the conversation away from conjecture regarding the potentially damning contents of those emails, and toward the sensational tabloid-friendly crimes committed in the 1970’s by the head of Velvet Revolution. Concurrently, there is an attempt to both menace and discredit O’Keefe’s seemingly most dangerous critic – Brynaert – who, while he is certainly known for being combative (understatement), is also respected by both progressives and conservatives for being a skilled researcher who’s like a dog with a bone when a story interests him.

I should also note, Brynaert has broken at least one story, that I know of, that proved useful for James O’Keefe; I am not trying to imply that this journo’s reporting has been biased against O’Keefe. Yet, I imagine there is some concern within Team JOK, that if the 7-year email cache were to land in this Brynaert’s inbox, he would undoubtedly read EVERY SINGLE FREAKIN email. And I think anyone who’s been following along for the past year, knows that predicting the potentiality of that outcome, is not such a big leap, and said outcome would likely not be in the best interest of Mr. O’Keefe.

Keep in mind that voting rights policy could determine the next resident of the White House. (Much in the way that those who brought you Weinergate, knew that the NYC Mayoral seat is a very viable step to the presidency.) This is not small potatoes that Project Veritas and Velvet Revolution are warring about. I’m sure there are plenty of donation dollars in both corners.

This is actually some kind-of-serious stuff – I mean a team-attempt to frame a journalist for a crime because he published the truth about someone who has access to big money?

Not. Good.

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and a reminder –

Patrick Frey’s M.O. is to take advantage of people and manipulate them:

One of Frey’s former supporters whom Frey would not assist with petty cash to cover court costs toward his defense against plaintiff Brett Kimberlin, wrote a note that seemed utterly despondent [to this reader] that mentioned Kimberlin. Kimberlin won a case against that former Frey supporter and I believe that they were even at one point arrested.

Now there are reports that Aaron Worthing aka Walker – a Frey disciple – has been jailed ( http://www.munseys.com/technosnarl/?p=1295 , link courtesy of commenter “Saul G.”.) @rsmccain reports on his blog that Walker was taken into custody after a hearing regarding a permanent order of protection against Walker. (Walker had been bragging on twitter recently, that he always carries a gun. He had a restraining order against him at the time.)

[UPDATE: Walker has now been released from custody. A copy of this morning’s peace order ]

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And on a more personal note:

I want to warn readers that Patrick Frey is no friend to you. If you have a family and a dog, don’t do Frey’s bidding, because he doesn’t mind getting others into very serious trouble. And if you want to be a lawyer and you wind up getting arrested in the service of Patrick Frey, well, that could actually ruin your life.

Remember – Frey, who resides in a $1.3 million home, wouldn’t even send $200 to his pawn when said pawn was sued by Kimberlin.

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(h/t STL Activist Hub for indicating where clarification was needed)

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I Have Amnesia

Posted in blogosphere, censorship, crime, politics, video with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 28, 2012 by Qritiq

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If so many other things in the entire interview hadn’t struck me as odd, seemingly incorrectly stated, or different from my recollections of previous statements, I’m sure I never would have noticed:

In this, the first portion of the Glenn Beck interview…

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…Patrick Frey tells Glenn Beck that he’s been harassed by Brett Kimberlin, because he had written a post about Kimberlin. Then Pat agrees with Glenn they “can’t directly tie” Pat’s SWAT to Brett Kimberlin.  Pat goes on to describe the SWAT. Then Beck asks if Pat has ever seen anything like this before. Pat replies by saying “Yeah – it happened to another guy [@CryingWolfeBlog], who was writing about the same story I was writing, about a week earlier.”
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Pretty sure Pat never mentions Weinergate at all to Beck’s audience – the entire interview is about Brett Kimberlin. Yet by Pat’s statement above, listeners are led by Pat to believe that @CryingWolfeBlog was SWAT-ed because he was writing about Brett Kimberlin. Only problem is – @CryingWolfeBlog was SWAT-ed because he was talking about Weinergate and trying to find out who set him up.

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I don’t recall @CryingWolfeBlog writing about Brett Kimberlin before he was SWAT-ed.
(Honestly, I don’t remember @CryingWolfeBlog blogging about anything at all during that time frame.)
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Should I head to the E.R.?

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Meeting Of The Minds??

Posted in blogosphere, politics with tags , , , , , on January 1, 2012 by Qritiq

I asked Ron to meet me for the first time last week, and he was kind enough to do so. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe I’m the only one in this or writing about this, who has actually met with Ron.

I spent a long time talking to Ron. I looked him dead in the eye and asked him multiple rapid fire questions, which he answered with no hesitation whatsoever.

I am now 100% certain that Ron had nothing to do with the SWAT’s or any other part of all the bullshit he’s being accused of by certain people who are pulling “facts” out of their ass.

Pat Frey owes Ron a huge apology for Patterico’s irresponsible post that indicated that Ron was in league with Neal and/or Brett. Patrick Frey also owes Ron an apology for Pat’s wild accusations [read: slander] that Ron committed a crime. If Ron was even suspected of a crime, you can bet your bottom dollar that at least one of the at least three detectives working on the SWATs would have at least contacted Ron by now – it’s been what – 6 months?? Obviously, there is no evidence – Pat made that up. After 6 months, you can be sure that at least a shred of evidence would have come out after all this time, had Pat been telling the truth. His claims make as much sense as saying that Adrian Chen did the SWATs. Or Markos. Or freakin Katie Couric.

And the rest of Ron’s accusers need to learn to forget about “Trust”, as when it comes to Patrick Frey, it seems that “Verify” is the critical part.

And if Pat thinks I got anything wrong here, he is welcome to comment/respond here for himself. He is not welcome to send a troll (or a more polished writer) to do his bidding.

When I asked Ron if I could post about this, he said it was ok, but not to bother “defend”-ing him. I take issue with that characterization. People on both “sides” of this thing have accused me of “defending” others. These folks seem to forget: I do not have a dog in this fight; I have not defended anyone. Rather, I am relaying what I have learned, what I have observed, and, in light of that, pointing out the difference between what is nonsensical and what is common sense.

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