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Thu Feb 14, 2013, 11:27 PM

FreedomWorks Made Video of Fake Giant Panda Having Sex With Fake Hillary Clinton

Source: Mother Jones

An internal investigation of FreedomWorks—the prominent conservative advocacy group and super-PAC—has focused on president Matt Kibbe's management of the organization, his use of its resources, and a controversial book deal he signed, according to former FreedomWorks officials who have met with the private lawyers conducting the probe. One potential topic for the inquiry is a promotional video produced last year under the supervision of Adam Brandon, executive vice president of the group and a Kibbe loyalist. The video included a scene in which a female intern wearing a panda suit simulates performing oral sex on Hillary Clinton.

In December, after months of bitter in-fighting, two members of FreedomWorks' board of trustees—C. Boyden Gray, the White House counsel for President George H.W. Bush, and James Burnley IV, a secretary of transportation during the Reagan years—notified Kibbe that they had received "allegations of wrongdoing by the organization or its employees" and had hired two lawyers, Alfred Regnery and David Martin, to investigate. Soon after, Regnery and Martin began interviewing past and present FreedomWorks employees and officials. This list included Dick Armey, the former House majority leader who in November resigned as chairman of the group (and pocketed an $8 million payout), citing concerns about the management of the organization. The investigating lawyers, Armey says, "picked my brain. I told them a forensic audit would be imperative because so much is hidden there."

One former FreedomWorks official says three "investigative themes" emerged when he was interviewed by Regnery and Martin. The two attorneys indicated they were examining the book deal that awarded Kibbe the profits from a book whose production, several former FreedomWorks officials say, involved extensive use of the organization's resources. Kibbe has contended that he wrote the book without significant help from FreedomWorks. (Armey and two former officials have also told Mother Jones that the nonprofit bought thousands of copies of Kibbe's book from retail sources in an attempt to land it on bestsellers lists. FreedomWorks, one former staffer says, "used tens of thousands of dollars, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars, to promote this book.")

The investigative team has also discussed with former staffers Kibbe's use of his expense account. "The question is whether Matt Kibbe used FreedomWorks resources and donor funds to live the high life," one past staffer says. And Regnery and Martin have questioned FreedomWorks sources about management and personnel matters. A former FreedomWorks official says Kibbe and Brandon ran the group as a "cult of personality" geared toward promoting Kibbe, and that Kibbe at times issued crude guidelines for hiring women based on their appearance. The investigators, according to a witness interviewed by them, have "asked about a hostile work environment that also included Adam pitting people against each other."


Read more: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/02/panda-hillary-clinton-sex-tape-freedomworks-matt-kibbe-dick-armey



Stay classy Freedom Works. I guess Republicans are continuing their decent into right wing madness with Ted Cruz now openly accusing fellow Republican Hagel of being an Iranian agent. The fact that the media simply lets them say the most childish, insane shit without any blowback is the reason why Republicans continue to try to out-crazy each other.

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Reply FreedomWorks Made Video of Fake Giant Panda Having Sex With Fake Hillary Clinton (Original post)
TomCADem Feb 2013 OP
hrmjustin Feb 2013 #1
helveticas Feb 2013 #28
hrmjustin Feb 2013 #29
Hekate Feb 2013 #2
napi21 Feb 2013 #3
nxylas Feb 2013 #32
jsr Feb 2013 #4
Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2013 #26
Canuckistanian Feb 2013 #5
onehandle Feb 2013 #6
DallasNE Feb 2013 #7
ReRe Feb 2013 #8
Grassy Knoll Feb 2013 #9
Evergreen Emerald Feb 2013 #12
Kennah Feb 2013 #10
TxDemChem Feb 2013 #11
jerseyjack Feb 2013 #13
tanyev Feb 2013 #14
Rain Mcloud Feb 2013 #15
mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2013 #16
starroute Feb 2013 #18
bullwinkle428 Feb 2013 #17
drm604 Feb 2013 #19
B Stieg Feb 2013 #20
awoke_in_2003 Feb 2013 #22
LisaLynne Feb 2013 #21
sendero Feb 2013 #23
Sunlei Feb 2013 #24
Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2013 #25
KansDem Feb 2013 #30
Beacool Feb 2013 #27
City Lights Feb 2013 #31
Monk06 Feb 2013 #33
Spitfire of ATJ Feb 2013 #34
goclark Feb 2013 #35
delrem Feb 2013 #36
olddad56 Feb 2013 #37
Ash_F Feb 2013 #38
alfredo Feb 2013 #39
AsahinaKimi Feb 2013 #40
Jamastiene Feb 2013 #41
samplegirl Feb 2013 #42

Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 11:31 PM

1. Wow, just wow!

These people need to get out more.

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:03 PM

28. Sexual Repression

 

It comes out in many ways!

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Response to helveticas (Reply #28)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:54 PM

29. My thoughts exactly.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 11:32 PM

2. So they made a female intern do this? or two? That'll look great on their resumes

Their mothers must be so proud of these young ladies.

The VRWC is populated by the most filthy-minded and immoral people imaginable.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 11:37 PM

3. I can't believe the Clnto's haven't sued them already! Saying things in public s one thing...

making videos of such a despicable thing is another, I would think.

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Response to napi21 (Reply #3)

Sat Feb 16, 2013, 05:49 AM

32. I doubt the Clintons care enough to sue

FreedomWorks have already made themselves look ridiculous, I don't see what a lawsuit would achieve, besides possibly turning the makers of the video into martyrs in the eyes of the "Clinton Death List" crowd.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 11:38 PM

4. Depraved stupidity

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Response to jsr (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 01:01 PM

26. Well, they think their target market will be convinced by simulated panda sex videos. nt

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 11:41 PM

5. Oh, gee

A member of a conservative group is skimming money off for private use?

Why, I can't imagine such a thing!

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 11:47 PM

6. How conservative. nt

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 12:13 AM

7. This Is A Recurring Theme With The Tea Party

The ends justify the means, anything goes and the perversion is done under the banner of Christianity. It is what always happens when there are no checks and balances. This may even be just the tip of the iceberg rather than an isolated case.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 12:34 AM

8. Freedom Works...

...one of the sleaziest groups of all times... Funded by the Koch Brothers. Ptuiey

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 01:01 AM

9. No wonder Dick Armey Quit..

The asylum took control.

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Reply #9)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 07:56 AM

12. Have you ever seen him? He IS the king of the asylum. n/t

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:28 AM

10. Shit like this scares me ...

... because it isn't far off from a time when FreedomWorks just sends a few hundred paid goons to commit assassinations.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 06:59 AM

11. Although some say you can't out-crazy crazy

Republicans sure are trying to prove that statement as false

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 08:14 AM

13. If a panda is having sex with McChimp,

 

is it some kind of incest or are the species too far apart?

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 08:39 AM

14. Somebody tell James O'Keefe nobody is interested in watching his sexual fantasies.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 08:46 AM

15. Is anyone really surprised?

 

Why would anyone expect a higher code of conduct from a racist,misogynistic,homophobic politically motivated band of liars who are more radical than the scum of the earth radical republicans whose coattails they rode into prominence on inauguration day 2008?

Here is a sample of some of the mental giants who populate the taxed enough already crowd:
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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 08:49 AM

16. Wow. Talk about a vast right wing conspiracy.

Matt Kibbe, C. Boyden Gray, James Burnley IV, Alfred Regnery, David Martin, Dick Armey

Choose one at random and look him up.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Reply #16)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:45 AM

18. Wow, I just discovered that Regnery was David Keene's law school roommate

See http://www.nndb.com/people/245/000108918/

That's the David Keene who just become president of the NRA after many years heading the American Conservative Union.

The more you look into these people, the more incestuous it becomes.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:34 AM

17. The Citizens United case was titled as a short version of the original

anti-Hillary Clinton PAC which their classy backers decided to name "Citizens United Not Together". Hint, hint - look at the acronym.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 10:24 AM

19. It's amazing how they all seem to move in the same small circles.

Alfred Regnery is connected to the conservative publishing house, Regnery Publishing.

http://www.regnery.com

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regnery_Publishing
In describing Regnery's position in the publishing world, Nicholas Confessore, then writer for the liberal American Prospect, said the following:

Welcome to the world of Regnery Publishing — lifestyle press for conservatives, preferred printer of presidential hopefuls, and venerable publisher of books for the culture wars. Call it — gracelessly but more accurately — a medium-sized, loosely linked network of conservative types, with few degrees of separation and similar political aims. Just don't call it a conspiracy.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 10:52 AM

20. These people eat their own

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Response to B Stieg (Reply #20)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 11:45 AM

22. Unfortunately, they aren't doing it fast enough...

welcome to DU

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 11:14 AM

21. That buying up books to make them seem popular ...

is sort of a thing with these types, isn't it? IIRC, it was done with one of Ann Coulter's (*cough bowl movements cough*) books.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 11:52 AM

23. I love seeing...

.. billionaire assholes getting taken to the cleaner by their ostensible friends.

Seems like it has reached a fever pitch with the last election.

Guess what rich assholes? People who try to BUY what cannot be BOUGHT will always find someone willing to take their money.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 12:52 PM

24. another tax free republican charity working hard to pay BODs and for their tax deduction 'donors'.

Donate-

"FreedomWorks, Inc., where my donation will be used directly in the fight in Washington.

FreedomWorks Foundation, where my donation will be 100% tax-deductible and will be used for education, research, and other efforts
"

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 12:58 PM

25. FreedomWorks paid for and created the "grassroots" Teabagger movement. A DU thread somewhere. nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #25)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 04:31 PM

30. A fake Hillary and a fake panda?

What would one expect from a fake "grass-roots" organization?

FreedomWorks originated from a campaign called Citizens for a Sound Economy, which split in two in 2004. CSE was set up by businessman David Koch (Koch Industries).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FreedomWorks

"Class doesn't come from a wallet."

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 01:35 PM

27. What else to expect from the "family values" crowd.

How very Christian of them............

So Adam Brandon thought that it was a great idea for a promotional video that was supposed to be shown at FreePAC to include a fake porn segment portraying two female interns? One intern wore a Hillary mask and the other one was in a panda bear costume pretending to give "Hillary" oral sex. Yeah, that was a great idea. I hope that the two interns sue them for sexual harassment.

This is the venue where they had planned to show this video: "FreePAC, a FreedomWorks conference held on July 26, 2012, where thousands of conservative grassroots activists nearly filled the American Airlines Center in Dallas to hear from tea party favorites, including Glenn Beck and Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah). The short film hailing FreedomWorks was intended to play on the large video screens inside the arena."

Let's remember that at the time Hillary was the SOS. Misogynist much?



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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 04:35 PM

31. Proving again that nothing is beneath them.

Absolutely nothing.

Repulsive.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Sat Feb 16, 2013, 01:02 PM

33. The right wing is one big circle jerk. Note the lawyer involved in the case


is Alfred Regnery son of Henry Regnery of Regnery Press fame.

Regnery press is a right wing propaganda shop that publishes books by RW political operatives and media wonks. It then gets outfits like Freedom Works to buy large quantities of books in order to spam the NY Times best seller list. Regnery publications are also promoted and sold at CPAC conventions for the same reason; to artificially pump up sales.

So the son of the publisher of RW political spam organ Regnery Press, is involved in a law suit against Kibbe who has published a book which was paid for and promoted by Freedom Works which he, (Kibbe) controls. It would be precious irony indeed if Regnery was the publisher of Kibbe's book.

Me thinks someone in this cluster fuck didn't get their brown bag of cash.

The RW meltdown gets better and better with each passing day.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Sat Feb 16, 2013, 03:11 PM

34. Knowing them, the panda bobbed it's head.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Sat Feb 16, 2013, 10:24 PM

35. What!


Just when we think they have reached rock bottom -- they sink beyond the
dirt.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 02:10 AM

36. Isn't "Clinton" and "blow job" fair game in a country that admires freedom of speech?

w.r.t. Hillary, isn't it "comme ci, comme ça"
as in "whatever..."

For my mother, who is 92, Clinton saying
"I want you to listen to me. I want to say this again.
I did not have sexual relations with that woman. Miss Lewinsky."
passed an absolute boundary.

I agree with my mother. That is not right.
Hillary's comments on the matter were entirely self-involved. In no way did she address Bill's denial, and his dehumanization of Monica.

I didn't like anything of that scenario.

Dems can do better than that.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 02:17 AM

37. fucking pigs

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 12:04 PM

38. Young Turks has a segment on this

Sounds like the organization is heading towards collapse.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 05:00 PM

39. Freedomworks have used the panda in the past.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:13 AM

40. Talk about Repugnant, Repulsive...

and Immature. The FreedomWorks staff have idle time on their hands and must be bored. So they revert back to junior high school tactics to amuse themselves. How pathetic.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 07:52 AM

41. Oh, so THAT is what they mean by "conservative family values."

Who knew panda suit sex would be the thing they finally settled on as "family values?" I was wondering if there was ANYTHING AT ALL they deemed not immoral, the sick fucks.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 09:17 AM

42. Gotta love those

Christian Right!

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