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lala_rawraw Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-22-09 12:28 AM
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14. Hiss...
The guy is a nobody asshole. No journalist would include their opinion like that in an article. No journalist would make bogus claims in an article, not allow the other party to respond even, and not name the party but wink-wink allude to them. We called him tonight, my editor did. The guy refused to admit he made any mistakes. I kid you not. And he told John that he did not like online reporters and usually avoided talking to them. Nice response, eh? When I have made an error in any of my work, I have always wanted to correct it and always do. This guy is either writing a hit piece or he is so arrogant that he thinks he can make shit up and no one will call him on it.

Seriously, don't get upset hon... i love that you are sticking up for me, but don't get upset. If you ask any important reporter, well respected reporter, they know how I am and for the most part, they respect me and the work that I have done. No one knows who this guy is and after this article, no one is going to care... because for him to make the claims he did, not provide the name of this reporter hounding this family (or who it was that sent the supposed postcards or even producing the postcards), but identify that person in all but name, not give that person a chance to respond, and getting so many things wrong is just really bad work at best. I mean really negligent shit. If he is not forced to retract by his publisher by tomorrow night, I will be very surprised. We sent them a detailed letter pointing out every single error. I really want him to produce this so called postcard of threats and I would love for him to tell me which daughter I supposedly met and what she was doing when I met her. Because I never met any daughter or girl, small female or even adult female other than Heather of that household. EVER.

And I honestly believe that he is not quoting Heather correctly, because Heather was not frightened of me. I wonder if she told him about the bomb threat during my meeting with her. That was messed up.

Luv ya Hissy :)
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  -Connell widow says considered restraining order for RS blogger creeksneakers2  Jan-21-09 07:01 PM   #0 
  - yikes! K&R... nt  druidity33   Jan-21-09 07:22 PM   #1 
  - Ken Stewarts' Lodge in Bath is expensive ...  zbdent   Jan-21-09 07:28 PM   #2 
  - Icky Rethug Overpriced Samonella Joint  we can do it   Jan-21-09 07:43 PM   #5 
  - WTF???  Dennis Donovan   Jan-21-09 07:31 PM   #3 
  - I'm sure that's who Mrs. Connell was talking about  creeksneakers2   Jan-21-09 08:03 PM   #6 
  - you are assuming that Heather actually said this...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 12:15 AM   #11 
  - Larisa is NOT a "self-styled journalist." She has broken major stories.  Hissyspit   Jan-21-09 11:18 PM   #9 
     - Hiss...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 12:28 AM   #14 
        - James Renner should have let you tell your side  creeksneakers2   Jan-22-09 07:39 PM   #47 
           - as usual...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 09:04 PM   #50 
              - I didn't assume anything  creeksneakers2   Jan-22-09 09:44 PM   #55 
                 - did you read my last article  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 09:57 PM   #58 
                 - Yeah. I read lots of stuff about Connell  creeksneakers2   Jan-22-09 10:03 PM   #60 
                    - i did not OUT  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 10:11 PM   #63 
                 - Here you go, nearly 3000 words...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 09:59 PM   #59 
                    - Those reports came out of Velvet Underground too.  creeksneakers2   Jan-22-09 10:05 PM   #61 
                       - lmao...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 10:23 PM   #64 
                       - creekersneeker2 was tombstoned, funny coinkiedink with you  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jan-24-09 02:01 PM   #106 
  - Merry Widow  Jambalaya   Jan-21-09 07:32 PM   #4 
  - Very bizzare disclosure. Some "investigation", eh? n/t  chill_wind   Jan-21-09 11:15 PM   #8 
  - yes.. why does he not name me?  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 12:18 AM   #13 
     - Exactly. It seems like an effort to discredit and chase away  chill_wind   Jan-22-09 03:54 AM   #17 
        - don't know who this guy is...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 04:00 AM   #18 
        - Larisa, a couple links I just grabbed in post #19. n/t  chill_wind   Jan-22-09 04:06 AM   #20 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-09 09:01 PM   #49 
        - That is the way it looks to me too. What a hit piece. nt  glitch   Jan-22-09 08:28 AM   #26 
           - yeah...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 11:41 AM   #28 
              - Hmm, I wonder if Arneback has seen this? Could be very interesting to him.  glitch   Jan-22-09 02:08 PM   #36 
  - what is strange here too and which makes me think he is making it up  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 12:17 AM   #12 
  - Just a guess  creeksneakers2   Jan-22-09 06:13 AM   #24 
     - okay... this is the first sensible thing i have seen you type  lala_rawraw   Jan-23-09 11:29 PM   #80 
  - and then she goes on about how she has her husband's ashes in the house ...  zbdent   Jan-23-09 12:06 PM   #71 
  - I'm not sure the heading "Cover Story" sends the message they want,  bleever   Jan-21-09 10:56 PM   #7 
  - ::Smack!:: That went right by me the first time I read it. :-)  chill_wind   Jan-22-09 04:55 AM   #23 
  - this is the second time you have posted this  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 12:12 AM   #10 
  - I started 2 threads at the same time  creeksneakers2   Jan-22-09 01:24 PM   #35 
  - delete  Hissyspit   Jan-22-09 01:13 AM   #15 
  - what did you delete?  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 02:52 AM   #16 
     - It was incoherent. I was falling asleep at the keyboard.  Hissyspit   Jan-22-09 12:15 PM   #33 
        - ah...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 03:13 PM   #40 
  - James Renner  chill_wind   Jan-22-09 04:04 AM   #19 
  - seems kind of cool actually  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 04:13 AM   #21 
     - Among other things, he fancies himself to be a debunker..  chill_wind   Jan-22-09 04:32 AM   #22 
     - Was the link to at the bottom of Renner's story  clear eye   Jan-25-09 12:10 PM   #114 
     - i wonder if she told him about the bomb threat at the park  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 11:49 AM   #29 
        - Larisa, I just found some more that would interest you. See post # 45.  chill_wind   Jan-22-09 07:16 PM   #46 
  - Sounds like they are trying to discredit Connell, a la Martha Mitchell.  glitch   Jan-22-09 08:24 AM   #25 
  - this style reminds me of that local Alabama hack  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 11:38 AM   #27 
     - I've got his name somewhere. I'll see if I can find it.  Hissyspit   Jan-22-09 12:08 PM   #30 
     - he was that guy who was at Horont's Alabama lecture  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 12:14 PM   #32 
        - Eddie Curran.  Hissyspit   Jan-22-09 12:21 PM   #34 
           - yes... yep... that is him  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 03:11 PM   #38 
              - Yes.  Hissyspit   Jan-22-09 03:48 PM   #41 
     - Ha! That is what I just said in response to your other post.  glitch   Jan-22-09 02:11 PM   #37 
        - great minds...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 03:11 PM   #39 
  - Larisa is not an "RS blogger." She is a major American investigative journalist.  Hissyspit   Jan-22-09 12:12 PM   #31 
  - since when is "blogger" an attack?  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-22-09 04:36 PM   #42 
  - um...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 09:18 PM   #51 
  - certainly, you said no such thing n/t  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-23-09 04:58 AM   #67 
     - but i am trying to  lala_rawraw   Jan-23-09 11:25 PM   #79 
        - my take, briefly  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-24-09 07:18 AM   #85 
           - well we will agree to disagree then  lala_rawraw   Jan-24-09 09:34 AM   #91 
  - Larisa does not "blog" on Raw Story.  Hissyspit   Jan-22-09 10:48 PM   #65 
     - huh?  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-23-09 05:26 AM   #68 
  - My subject line just boils down to as few words as I could fashion  creeksneakers2   Jan-22-09 05:36 PM   #43 
     - fallacy of the excluded middle?  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-22-09 05:47 PM   #44 
     - as to your last point...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 09:24 PM   #53 
        - You said that the first time I posted.  creeksneakers2   Jan-22-09 09:51 PM   #56 
        - no... i actually was stupid enough  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 09:56 PM   #57 
           - I'm continuing to follow this story.  creeksneakers2   Jan-22-09 10:08 PM   #62 
        - I couldna care less  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-23-09 05:40 AM   #69 
     - interesting...  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 09:22 PM   #52 
  - Questions raised by others about the cred of James Renner (book).  chill_wind   Jan-22-09 06:59 PM   #45 
  - Two more blogs of opposing perspective- more on Renner.  chill_wind   Jan-22-09 08:06 PM   #48 
     - wow... well  lala_rawraw   Jan-22-09 09:26 PM   #54 
  - And you post this hit piece here on DU because????  L. Coyote   Jan-22-09 11:16 PM   #66 
  - I'm not sure its a hit piece  creeksneakers2   Jan-23-09 10:37 AM   #70 
     - well, i ask again...  lala_rawraw   Jan-23-09 12:18 PM   #72 
        - I called it a great piece  creeksneakers2   Jan-23-09 05:50 PM   #74 
           - wow, you really get around  lala_rawraw   Jan-23-09 11:12 PM   #77 
  - Our election system is now run by private, rightwing corporations...  Peace Patriot   Jan-23-09 05:37 PM   #73 
  - wow, you have some nerve  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-23-09 06:58 PM   #75 
     - You did it twice (at least).  Peace Patriot   Jan-23-09 09:06 PM   #76 
     - I'm waiting for OnTheOtherHand to prove his allegation-"Fact-checking never was your forte."  Peace Patriot   Jan-24-09 12:35 AM   #82 
     - what, you want me to wade through the archives?  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-24-09 07:28 AM   #86 
     - malarkey  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-24-09 07:34 AM   #87 
     - May I say something here?  lala_rawraw   Jan-23-09 11:21 PM   #78 
        - This whole stinking cesspool detracts from people doing real journlism and investigation  L. Coyote   Jan-23-09 11:38 PM   #81 
        - Yeah, I understand your point (ignore it), but I entered a couple of this character's  Peace Patriot   Jan-24-09 07:53 AM   #88 
        - I smell sulpher in the OP  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jan-24-09 01:46 AM   #83 
        - Quote  creeksneakers2   Jan-24-09 07:09 AM   #84 
           - Ah, the Grand Inquisitor is back! Answer his questions, or you're a liar.  Peace Patriot   Jan-24-09 08:37 AM   #89 
           - Larisa  JamesRenner   Jan-24-09 08:57 AM   #90 
           - Wow... Mr. Renner  lala_rawraw   Jan-24-09 09:38 AM   #92 
           - I asked him for his reaction on his blog  creeksneakers2   Jan-24-09 10:28 AM   #94 
           - my, my  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-24-09 10:26 AM   #93 
           - I tip my hat to you sir  lala_rawraw   Jan-24-09 10:48 AM   #95 
           - He has his moments.  Ellipsis   Jan-24-09 10:57 AM   #97 
           - definitely some things a journalist would NOT write  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jan-24-09 01:30 PM   #104 
           - Those are great questions  creeksneakers2   Jan-24-09 12:22 PM   #98 
           - If you think that was bad...  lala_rawraw   Jan-24-09 12:30 PM   #99 
           - I's not election fraud, it's just a kerfuffle.  Jim Sagle   Jan-25-09 10:41 PM   #115 
              - late to the thread?  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-26-09 08:34 AM   #117 
              - I know exactly what you're driving at, and no, I won't be stopped.  Jim Sagle   Jan-26-09 11:20 AM   #118 
                 - oh, bravely said!  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-26-09 05:31 PM   #119 
                    - We'd ALL feel much more alive if the obvious election fraud in 2004 were forced into the open and  Jim Sagle   Jan-26-09 06:08 PM   #120 
                       - la  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-26-09 08:29 PM   #121 
                          - Take a look at this whole thread.  Jim Sagle   Jan-26-09 09:16 PM   #122 
                             - I guess that would be, "No, no point"  OnTheOtherHand   Jan-27-09 05:17 AM   #124 
              - welcome to the Election Reform Forum  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jan-26-09 09:51 PM   #123 
           - ...and you're all of 30 years old. I doubt very much...  Ellipsis   Jan-24-09 10:54 AM   #96 
           - I read yer shit on the original link.  Jim Sagle   Jan-25-09 10:44 PM   #116 
           - is this the same as sockpuppet Creekersneeker2?  WillYourVoteBCounted   Jan-24-09 01:58 PM   #105 
              - I'm not him  creeksneakers2   Jan-24-09 02:50 PM   #107 
  - There's a very interesting interview of Larisa on this subject  creeksneakers2   Jan-24-09 12:36 PM   #100 
     - does anyone think  lala_rawraw   Jan-24-09 12:41 PM   #101 
     - No. Strikes me a message... someone didn't want you to interface.  Ellipsis   Jan-24-09 01:14 PM   #103 
     - and a discussion thread in GD on all of this  Ellipsis   Jan-24-09 01:03 PM   #102 
        - Larisa  JamesRenner   Jan-24-09 03:29 PM   #108 
        - By all means  lala_rawraw   Jan-24-09 05:25 PM   #109 
        - You believe the widow of a man who worked for Karl Rove, who was Rove's high tech  Peace Patriot   Jan-24-09 05:46 PM   #110 
        - Dude, I'm not Larisa. Are you really James Renner? I have to tell you...  Ellipsis   Jan-24-09 05:50 PM   #111 
        - It's on the DU front page, now.  Hissyspit   Jan-24-09 07:54 PM   #112 
           - mark's interview should be front page  lala_rawraw   Jan-24-09 08:21 PM   #113 

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