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Honolulu News Conference Saturday – Counterterrorism expert Andy Martin charges that Hawaii officials repeatedly ignore risks to critical infrastructure

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Announcement of Honolulu news conference Saturday, November 18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Attention: Hawai’i, national daybook/assignment and emergency management editors

November 18 Honolulu news conference details:

Who:

Counterterrorism expert and conservative columnist/blogger Andy Martin criticizes Hawai’i officials for repeated failures to protect critical infrastructure

What:

Andy says Governor Ige’s emergency management and counterterror protection teams are either incompetent or ignoring risks to Hawaii’s critical infrastructure

Where:

Corner of Kalia Road and Ala Moana Boulevard, by Fort DeRussy sign, Honolulu

Details from Andy cell phone at (917) 664-9329

When:

Saturday, November 18, 2017; 10:00 A.M.

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Andy Martin says a routine fire Wednesday in Honolulu was “yet another wake-up call” to Hawaii officials that their emergency management/counterterror preparations are deficient

Over the past several years Andy has repeatedly warned Hawai’i officials of serious counterterror risks to the Aloha state

Andy says an air of “pakololo politics” pervades counterterrorism and emergency management preparation in Hawaii

(Honolulu, HI) (November 17, 2017) Counterterrorism expert and current New Hampshire congressional candidate Andy Martin, who is in Honolulu as part of a round-the-world reprise of his original 1967 efforts as an independent national security and intelligence analyst, will hold a Honolulu news conference Saturday, November 18th to accuse Hawaii officials of repeatedly failing to take counterterrorism and emergency management seriously.

“Several years ago we conducted a risk analysis of an Al Qaeda wannabe who was arrested in Manoa,” Andy says. “He was operating in a neighborhood not far from the University of Hawaii. Police took the matter casually. Little changed.

“Two years ago we helped expose a boat that was sitting abandoned in Honolulu harbor for years while it was being used for improper purposes. The Coast Guard and Honolulu harbor officials were asleep. The Coast Guard was irritated we pointed out their deficient port security measures but they responded to my demands to expeditiously remove the boat. Mission accomplished. I think my local associates do a better job of flagging potential risks than public officials and agencies.

“Fifty years ago I began a career as an independent national security and intelligence analyst. In sections, I am going back around the world as part of my annual threat analysis and assessment, revisiting some of my stops a half century ago before I have to devote full-time to my congressional campaign in 2018.

“I was excited to arrive in Hawai’i fifty years ago, and I am excited to return and see close friends. But I am concerned that a spirit of ‘pakololo politics’ pervades the state, with officials from the governor on down not taking counterterrorism seriously.

“Ever since I began to study terrorism and revolutionary war movements seriously in 1965, and opened what may have been the first counterterror office at the World Trade Center in New York in 1974, I have seen how some states and cities respond, and others ignore the perils. Several Sundays ago I was at a luncheon in lower Manhattan and I said to a colleague, “we can’t ignore the counterterror risk to our facilities…’ Two days later, a terrorist struck New York. In Hawai’i, external threats are not taken seriously.

“Last Wednesday a routine fire disrupted critical infrastructure in Honolulu (please see link [1] below). Cause of the fire? Unknown. Possibly because of a ‘homeless encampment.’ Do state officials and local emergency management officers know where their infrastructure is routed? Where it is exposed? Is there an inventory? A management plan? The HFD was totally unaware that in responding to a ‘routine’ fire it was in reality addressing an attack, knowingly or unknowingly, on critical infrastructure.

“If a homeless person can disrupt serious communications assets, think what even a wannabe terrorist could accomplish. This is not good enough. I blame the governor, I blame state officials and I blame city officials for lack of planning, lack of management and lack of a coordinated response. This time the disruption was manageable. Next time the city may not be so lucky,” Andy says.

To contact Andy in Honolulu: (917) 664-9329

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LINKS TO THIS STORY (cut and paste the entire link below and not just the underlined portion):

[1] http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/11/17/hawaii-news/officials-havent-pinned-down-cause-as-fire-disrupts-phones-internet-cable/

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ANDY MARTIN – A BRIEF BIO:

Andy Martin is a legendary New Hampshire-based muckraker, author, Internet columnist, talk television pioneer, radio talk show host, broadcaster and media critic. With forty-nine years of background in radio and television and with five decades of intelligence, investigative and analytical experience in Washington, the USA and around the world, Andy provides insight on politics, foreign policy, military and intelligence matters. For a full bio, go to: http://www.AndyMartin.com; also see http://www.BoycottABC.com/executive_director.htm

Andy has also been a leading corruption fighter in American politics and courts for fifty years and is executive director of the National Anti-Corruption Policy Institute. See also http://www.FirstRespondersOnline.us; http://www.AmericaisReadyforReform.com.

He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and is a former adjunct professor of law at the City University of New York (LaGuardia CC, Bronx CC).

He is the author of “Obama: The Man Behind The Mask” [www.OrangeStatePress.com] and produced the Internet film “Obama: The Hawaii’ Years” [www.BoycottHawaii.com]. Andy is the Executive Editor and publisher of the “Internet Powerhouse,” blogging at http://www.contrariancommentary.wordpress.com and http://www.ContrarianCommentary.com.

Andy’s family immigrated to Manchester, New Hampshire over 100 years ago; today his home overlooks the Merrimack River and he lives around the corner from where he played as a small boy. He is New Hampshire’s leading corruption fighter and Republican Party reformer.

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San Francisco News Conference today – “Why I would vote for Judge Roy Moore” – Consevatve columnist Andy Martin

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Announcement of San Francisco news conference Monday, November 13

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November 13 San Francisco news conference details:

Who:

Conservative columnist/blogger Andy Martin explains why if he lived in Alabama he could vote for Judge Roy Moore for U. S. Senator

What:

Andy says that Alabamians can safely vote for Judge Roy Moore for U. S. Senator

Where:

San Francisco sidewalk news conference, location pending, details from Andy cell phone at (917) 664-9329

When:

Monday, November 13, 2017; 5:00 P.M.

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Andy Martin says Judge Roy Moore’s behavior must be understood in the cultural context of rural Alabama forty years ago

Andy says that while deplorable and reprehensible by modern urban standards, Moore’s behavior forty years ago was not unusual for rural communities across the nation

Andy “writes a letter” to Alabama voters

(San Francisco, CA) (November 13, 2017) New Hampshire and national corruption fighter Andy Martin, who is in San Francisco to celebrate fifty years as an independent national security and intelligence analyst, will hold a San Francisco news conference today to explain the Judge Roy More “sex” scandal in the context of rural Alabama cultural norms forty and fifty years ago. Andy writes a letter to Alabamians to help them place the allegations against Judge Moore in cultural context:

Dear Alabamian:

The most difficult assignment today is to defend Judge Roy Moore against the attacks lodged against him by several women and published by the Washington Post. I don’t have any special or secret knowledge about the truth, and I will leave it to others to raise the issue of the political motivation of the Washington Post. But I am qualified to make a defense of Judge Moore on cultural grounds. “Culture” places events and actions in historical context.

In the past several months we have seen attacks on Christopher Columbus, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson for their actions hundreds of years ago. When we try to interpret events hundreds of years ago through a modern cultural prism the result is total distortion and inaccuracy.

First, let’s start with two basic principles: what is acceptable behavior in one era may become unacceptable years later.

Second, let’s start with our own common knowledge as to place and time. Here are some representative examples: (i) when I went to college in the 1960’s it was not at all unusual for professors in their 30’s or 40’s or even older to date students. They were not punished for their behavior. (ii) In my high school it was not unusual for college freshmen and juniors to date high school girls who were seniors and sometimes even juniors; I went to high school in Middletown, Connecticut. (iii) When I was a law student in the 1960’s and began watching the local legal community in a small town in Illinois, it was not unheard of for young attorneys to hang out with older teenagers.

Third, let’s take a look at the cultural norms in small town Alabama forty or fifty years ago. It was not unheard of or unusual for men in their twenties or early thirties to date much younger women. The “revolution” of the 1960’s came much more slowly to the rural South. Even when I drove through the south, stopping in small towns, in the 1980’s, the “culture” of modern America was slow in arriving.

Today we have a “national” culture and national cultural norms which flow from a national media headquartered in New York and Washington. People in big cities and small towns see and hear the same media, whereas forty or fifty years ago both media and cultural norms and attitudes varied widely from urban areas to small towns and from region to region of the nation. No longer.

Now, let’s look at the accusations against Judge Moore. Let’s divide the accusers into two (2) groups, the older teenagers and the 14 year-old girl.

If the accusers themselves are to be believed, Judge Moore did nothing wrong with the three older women. They were past the age of consent and they do not even allege any improper physical activity. It is difficult today to imagine a lawyer playing around with teenagers, but I saw it coming up as a law student in more than one small town.

So what do we convict Moore of? Being a small town lawyer that “dated” several younger women. I wouldn’t have done it, even back fifty years ago, but it was not uncommon in the legal and medical profession. When you place Roy Moore in the cultural context of rural Alabama forty years ago, Moore comes off as a bit of a gentleman. If anything unlawful “took place” the women have not even alleged any such behavior.

The accusations lodged by the underage girl are more problematic. But even there, placing her accusations in the context of her own unsettled life raises serious doubts about the truth of her allegations. I do not want to attack the girl personally because she is a victim whether her charges are true or false. She has led an unsettled life and that could well affect her recollection of events forty years ago. My guess (and it is only a guess) is that Moore dated her but that he did so after she was sixteen. Moore was quite careful to confine his “dating” to women over 16; as a lawyer, he knew better.

So what are we left with? Three women with whom Moore’s behavior was quite lawful and, in the cultural context of 1970’s rural Alabama not that unusual. We are left with one accuser who has had a troubled life and whose time-line may not be accurate even if the events are.

The Washington politicians make several accusations of their own: (i) The accusations against Moore are so scandalous that an accusation is enough to convict; (ii) The accusations against Moore are so scandalous that he can be thrown out of the senate, see Powell v. McCormick, 395 U. S. 486 (1969). The claim is nonsense. (iii) I really hate to raise the specter of Ted Kennedy in this context but if we reflect on his behavior, the “morals of the senate” are a lot lower than senators pretend. I know. I worked in the U. S. Senate and have worked in Washington for half a century.

Judge Moore has not been the best witness in his own behalf. “Defendants” seldom are. And Moore does not comport with my own cultural behavior, forty and fifty ears ago (I was fighting for women’s equality at the Federal Communications Commission). So my standards have always been immeasurably higher. But my standards were and are my own; I am not preaching to rural Alabama of the 60’s and 70’s. I do, however, have vast experience in cultural analysis because culture is often critical to foreign policy and intelligence analysis.

I am also a congressional candidate in New Hampshire, and I know that attitudes, behavior and practices have always varied noticeably even among the New England states. But what I have always deplored, and what I deplore today is the hypocrisy of our national leaders and our national media trying to sit in judgment on events that may have taken place forty years ago.

Mitt Romney has said that the “presumption of innocence” does not apply in the political arena, and he’s right. But the benefit of the doubt always applies, and I chose to give the benefit of the doubt to Roy Moore. Even as a Republican candidate myself I don’t necessarily agree with many of Moore’s views and political opinions. But he deserves a fair hearing and he has not received one.

Finally, as a Republican, you cannot ignore that your vote would tip the balance of the senate against President Trump at a time when he is struggling to make reforms.

I know it is not an easy task to go against the common wisdom of the moment, as ginned up by the national media, but if you balance what Moore is accused of doing forty years ago against the potential damage to our national political agenda, I do not find it difficult to vote for Judge Moore. There is a reason the accusations against him have been sitting fallow for forty years. They do not survive the scrutiny of searching and impartial inquiry, and he should not be judged on the basis of the hypocrisy-of-the-moment in Washington today.

Respectfully,

Andy Martin

To contact Andy in San Francisco: (917) 664-9329

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LINKS TO THIS STORY (cut and paste the entire link below and not just the underlined portion):

[1]

http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/11/in_defense_of_judge_roy_moore.html

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ANDY MARTIN – A BRIEF BIO:

Andy Martin is a legendary New Hampshire-based muckraker, author, Internet columnist, talk television pioneer, radio talk show host, broadcaster and media critic. With forty-nine years of background in radio and television and with five decades of intelligence, investigative and analytical experience in Washington, the USA and around the world, Andy provides insight on politics, foreign policy, military and intelligence matters. For a full bio, go to: http://www.AndyMartin.com; also see http://www.BoycottABC.com/executive_director.htm

Andy has also been a leading corruption fighter in American politics and courts for fifty years and is executive director of the National Anti-Corruption Policy Institute. See also http://www.FirstRespondersOnline.us; http://www.AmericaisReadyforReform.com.

He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and is a former adjunct professor of law at the City University of New York (LaGuardia CC, Bronx CC).

He is the author of “Obama: The Man Behind The Mask” [www.OrangeStatePress.com] and produced the Internet film “Obama: The Hawaii’ Years” [www.BoycottHawaii.com]. Andy is the Executive Editor and publisher of the “Internet Powerhouse,” blogging at http://www.contrariancommentary.wordpress.com and http://www.ContrarianCommentary.com.

Andy’s family immigrated to Manchester, New Hampshire over 100 years ago; today his home overlooks the Merrimack River and he lives around the corner from where he played as a small boy. He is New Hampshire’s leading corruption fighter and Republican Party reformer.

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Chicago news conference: New Hampshire congressional candidate Andy Martin charges the “Obama Presidential Center” is a Chicago scam and a “fake presidential library”

Andy Martin, the political columnist and blogger who first exposed Barack Obama as a Chicago fraud in 2004, will hold a news conference today in Chicago to charge that the National Archives and American, Chicago and Illinois taxpayers are being bamboozled by the phony “Obama Presidential Center.” Andy charges that Obama is trying to make it difficult for researchers and scholars to examine the original documents in Obama’s administration by providing delayed and confused access and by allowing the Archives to delay an explanation of where and when Obama’s records will actually be made available to the public. “Obama came in as a scam artist, and he’s leaving as a scam artist,” Andy says. “The public is the poorer, as the Obama family profiteers from his failed residency.”

Andy is a New Hampshire congressional candidate.
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Announcement of Chicago news conference Monday, October 23

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October 23 Chicago news conference details:

Who:

New Hampshire corruption fighter and conservative columnist/blogger Andy Martin charges that the “Obama Presidential Center” is a scam designed to delay public access to Obama administration records

What:

Andy says that Chicago and Illinois taxpayers were bamboozled when the city agreed to transfer precious parkland for an “Obama theme park”

Where:

Sidewalk news conference, SE corner of Huron and Wabash Streets, Chicago (weather permitting; otherwise indoors)

When:

Monday, October 23, 2017; 5:00 P.M.

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Andy Martin says the National Archives are failing American taxpayers by failing to explain how Obama presidential archives will be displayed and made available

Andy says that Chicago, Illinois and American taxpayers have been bamboozled by yet another scam designed to conceal the inner workings of the Obama administration

Andy calls for Chicago to reopen the grant of precious parkland for what amounts to nothing more than an “Obama theme park” of no historical or presidential value; the parkland was obtained through trickery and artifice, Andy says

(Manchester, NH) (October 23, 2017) New Hampshire congressional candidate and corruption fighter Andy Martin, who is in Chicago to celebrate fifty years of working on behalf of public integrity, will hold a Chicago news conference today to charge that the “Obama Presidential Center” in Chicago is a scam designed to delay access to the original records of the Barack Obama administration.

“Chicago’s taxpayers have been fooled,” Andy charges. “Friends of the Parks have been fooled, and the National Archives and Records Administration (“NARA”) is being bamboozled and manipulated to continue the secrecy which characterized Obama’s eight years of opaque leadership in the White House. (please see links #1 and #2 below)

“I am launching today am effort to force the City of Chicago and State of Illinois to reconsider granting park land for what is essentially a tax-exempt ‘Obama theme park’ having virtually no historical or scholarly value.

“I will be asking NARA: when did you know that Obama’s ‘Presidential Center’ was not going to be a ‘library?’ Why did you waste millions of dollars shipping and storing documents in a location where they would not be used as intended? Given that you now know that there is no ‘there’ there, how are you preparing to make the actual hard documents and records available for scholarly and media research?

“I see no evidence NARA has announced the time and plans when Obama’s actual records are being curated for display. No evidence of a time and place where scholars can show up to see the original hard copies.

“Bottom line: precious parkland was turned over to Obama for what amounts to a personal, tax-exempt ‘Obama Theme Park.’ The public will have no control and very little input. But, in return for a great big, but typical, Obama nothing, roads will be closed, causing traffic chaos, all to glorify the narcissistic ‘emperor’ of Hyde Park.

“If the City and Park District had known there would be no actual library there (please see link #5 below), the balance might have tipped against destroying a lovely park area, (please see link # 4 below) merely to allow Obama to obstruct a monument to himself and not a genuine repository of American history. The fact that Obama is already promoting his typical type of small bore activity (please see link #3 below), ‘community organizing,’ shows what he has in mind for the facility.

“NARA is letting American taxpayers down. They are misusing the tax dollars of every state from New Hampshire as well as the other 49 states. There are no publicly announced plans for the actual ‘library’ where the actual documents will be displayed. Why? Why is NARA stalling? Taxpayers deserve answers. What did NARA know and when did NARA know that NARA would have to create and construct an actual Obama library 700 miles away, and that shipping records to Chicago was just another Obama boondoggle?

“Let me be clear that I am not against online access as an additional option. But every museum in the world considers online access a supplement for and not a substitute for availability of the original, archival material.

“This is just another Obama scam, a typical Chicago scam and a worthless misuse of taxpayer dollars and precious parkland that explains why the city and state are bankrupt. They allow themselves to be fooled, they willingly abuse the public trust and play games with valuable public property. Finding out where the original documents will be available at a presidential library should not be a game of three-card monte. All we know now is that they rubberized the actual role of the OBC and schemed to create an actual library 700 miles from Chicago.

“Obama wants to delay the release of his actual records and erect a ‘pyramid’ exalting himself on the south side. But, with the library gone, traffic is going to fall precipitously. When you factor in the reduced traffic because the library is 700 miles away, the balance tips decidedly against misappropriating park land for Obama’s glorification. Friends of the Parks please take notice. We deserve answers. I am going to start demanding them.”

Andy will resume his Obama investigation and ‘excavations” in Hawai’i in November.

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LINKS TO THIS STORY (cut and paste the entire link below and not just the underlined portion):

[1]

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obamacenter/ct-met-obama-archives-20171004-story.html

[2]

http://dailycaller.com/2017/10/10/obamas-500-million-presidential-library-will-skirt-federal-standards-to-save-money/

[3]

https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/obama-teaches-organizing-101-in-surprise-foundation-appearance/

[4]

http://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-met-0727-obama-library-jackson-park-map-gfc-graphic.html

[5]

https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/park-district-agrees-to-transfer-land-for-obama-presidential-library-bid/

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ANDY MARTIN – A BRIEF BIO:

Andy Martin is a legendary New Hampshire-based muckraker, author, Internet columnist, talk television pioneer, radio talk show host, broadcaster and media critic. With forty-nine years of background in radio and television and with five decades of intelligence, investigative and analytical experience in Washington, the USA and around the world, Andy provides insight on politics, foreign policy, military and intelligence matters. For a full bio, go to: http://www.AndyMartin.com; also see http://www.BoycottABC.com/executive_director.htm

Andy has also been a leading corruption fighter in American politics and courts for fifty years and is executive director of the National Anti-Corruption Policy Institute. See also http://www.FirstRespondersOnline.us; http://www.AmericaisReadyforReform.com.

He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and is a former adjunct professor of law at the City University of New York (LaGuardia CC, Bronx CC).

He is the author of “Obama: The Man Behind The Mask” [www.OrangeStatePress.com] and produced the Internet film “Obama: The Hawaii’ Years” [www.BoycottHawaii.com]. Andy is the Executive Editor and publisher of the “Internet Powerhouse,” blogging at http://www.contrariancommentary.wordpress.com and http://www.ContrarianCommentary.com.

Andy’s family immigrated to Manchester, New Hampshire over 100 years ago; today his home overlooks the Merrimack River and he lives around the corner from where he played as a small boy. He is New Hampshire’s leading corruption fighter and Republican Party reformer.

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Chicago news conference: New Hampshire corruption fighter Andy Martin reminisces on his fifty years of fighting political corruption, which began in Chicago in 1967

Andy Martin went to Illinois to play football. He ended up tackling the corrupt political footballs of Chicago and Illinois politics. Today he celebrates fifty (50) years as a corruption foe and delivers his own “State of the City” and “State of the State” overview. Monday he carries on with new inquiries in a Chicago news conference before returning to New Hampshire where he now makes his home.

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Announcement of Chicago news conference Sunday, October 22

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October 22 Chicago news conference details:

Who:

Illinois, national and New Hampshire corruption fighter and conservative columnist/blogger Andy Martin celebrates fifty (50) years fighting government abuses in Chicago

What:

Andy Martin celebrates a fiftieth anniversary of corruption fighting in Chicago and Illinois

Where:

Sidewalk news conference, SE corner of Huron and Wabash Streets, Chicago (weather permitting; otherwise indoors)

When:

Sunday, October 22, 2017; 5:00 P.M.

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Andy Martin reminisces on half a century fighting corruption in Chicago and Illinois politics

Andy says that the momentum created by reformers and corruption fighters of the 1950’s and 1960’s is all gone

Andy continues his efforts on behalf of public integrity, primarily in New Hampshire but also nationally and in Chicago/Illinois

(CHICAGO) (October 22, 2017) Andy Martin came from New England to play football at Illinois. He has stayed for over half a century helping fight corruption and broadening his base into a national and international campaign for public integrity. Sunday he celebrates fifty (50) years of fighting Chicago and Illinois state corruption.

“When I came to Illinois on a short visit I did not envision the state and city of Chicago would gobble up so much of my early life. Until I returned to my New England roots almost a decade ago I was actively involved in fighting the endless run of bad guys in city and state politics. On relocating my home, I promised to keep a presence in the city and state to keep an eye out for egregious abuses, and we continue to do so,” Andy says.

“The landscape has changed radically. When I went to the Illinois General Assembly in 1965 as an intern to work on a senior thesis there was an identifiable group of legislators who actively were against Daley Machine asphyxiation of the state. These great American became my heroes and my eventually colleagues, and motivated me to work for the public good, not just for private advancement.

“Sadly, today the ranks of corruption fighters and reformers in the legislature has dwindled to the point of disappearance. The citizens of Illinois are poorer because of that fact.

“Later in the summer of 1965 I went to the U. S. Senate as an intern to work on an esoteric project: an analysis of the conference committee. From there in 1966 I joined the reelection campaign of Senator Paul Douglas. Douglas was the greatest inspiration to me, and his efforts on my behalf changed the direction of my life.

“Finally, by 1967 I was ready (intemperate enough?) to stand up and stand out on my own and challenge the Daley Machine. When I joined the team fighting to expose corruption on the Illinois Supreme Court (the Klingbiel/Solfisburg bank stock scandal) that signaled the end of my prospects as a lawyer in private practice. And yet I kept moving ahead, working for legal reform and exposing the bad guys year after year and decade after decade. I have not won every battle; indeed, every battle was a loser from the start and had to be converted, occasionally, into a winner, such is the hydraulic power of corruption in Chicago.

“What I find most interesting is that you make no friends even successfully fighting corruption. The good people hide, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral-style, afraid of becoming exposed or associated with active as opposed to token opposition to the power structure, and the bad people just keep on going. There were a few genuine reformers in the legislature: Paul Simon, Abner Mikva, Anthony Scariano, Leland Rayson, Dan Pierce, Bob Mann come to mind initially. Who are the reformers today? In 1967, the “lakefront liberals” had yet to be born (Hyde Park was an outlier enclave); today the term is a hollow phrase in so far as opposition to Rahm Emanuel is concerned.

“Ironically, the media, which enjoy promoting the exposure of corruption, because it adds viewers and sells papers, have been sadly ambivalent against the people who are actually in the trenches fighting the crooks in public office. Media operate from the perspective that bad public officials are entrenched, and anyone who stands up to them is what Mike Royko called a ‘googoo.’ Now that the media are in decline, we don’t even get the kind of corruption investigations we got in the 70’s and 80’s. ‘Media money’ is gone.

“Even though I have lived in New Hampshire since 2010, I still get requests for assistance from Illinois. We are working on a couple of projects at present. Later today I will be leading a tour of the Obama ‘presidential library’ site, and addressing that matter on Monday.

“In 2009, I predicted the relentless escalating violence that plagues Chicago. I was a prophet without honor, but my prediction was unfortunately 100% correct. Violence at a level that was inconceivable in 2009 is routine today, and no end is in sight. Rahm Emanuel thinks he can laminate a glossy surface on the corrupt underlayment of Chicago, and tax his way to a prosperous city. Never in history has such a policy succeeded. So, there is a lot of opportunity for reformers and corruption fighters to take my place and that of the others who came before. Welcome to the fray. There is always new work to be done.”

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ANDY MARTIN – A BRIEF BIO:

Andy Martin is a legendary New Hampshire-based muckraker, author, Internet columnist, talk television pioneer, radio talk show host, broadcaster and media critic. With forty-nine years of background in radio and television and with five decades of intelligence, investigative and analytical experience in Washington, the USA and around the world, Andy provides insight on politics, foreign policy, military and intelligence matters. For a full bio, go to: http://www.AndyMartin.com; also see http://www.BoycottABC.com/executive_director.htm

Andy has also been a leading corruption fighter in American politics and courts for fifty years and is executive director of the National Anti-Corruption Policy Institute. See also http://www.FirstRespondersOnline.us; http://www.AmericaisReadyforReform.com.

He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and is a former adjunct professor of law at the City University of New York (LaGuardia CC, Bronx CC).

He is the author of “Obama: The Man Behind The Mask” [www.OrangeStatePress.com] and produced the Internet film “Obama: The Hawaii’ Years” [www.BoycottHawaii.com]. Andy is the Executive Editor and publisher of the “Internet Powerhouse,” blogging at http://www.contrariancommentary.wordpress.com and http://www.ContrarianCommentary.com.

Andy’s family immigrated to Manchester, New Hampshire over 100 years ago; today his home overlooks the Merrimack River and he lives around the corner from where he played as a small boy. He is New Hampshire’s leading corruption fighter and Republican Party reformer.

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NEW YORK NEWS CONFERENCE: Andy Martin questions whether the Nation of Islam may be tied to the disputed death of New York Judge Sheila Abdus Salaam

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Announcement of New York news conference today, Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 

Andy Martin says the Nation of Islam may have played a role in the mysterious death of New York Judge Sheila Abdus Salaam

 

Veteran investigator Andy Martin looks at the “suspicious” death of a prominent New York Judge and starts asking questions

 

Andy delves into the “secret life of Sheila Abdus Salaam”

 

Andy says there is circumstantial evidence that Abdus Salaam retained ties to the Nation of Islam even after her divorce from her first husband

 

Andy questions why one of Abdus Salaam’s husbands was “lost” in news reporting after her death, and why major NYC media could not even agree on her religious affiliation

 

Did Governor Andrew Cuomo appoint a closeted Nation of Islam adherent to New York State’s highest court?

 

(New York, NY) (May 10, 2017) Andy Martin, an internationally known investigative author and columnist, will hold a New York City news conference today, May 10th, to question whether the Nation of Islam may be linked to the disputed death of New York Court of Appeals Judge Sheila Abdus Salaam.

 

“I knew of Judge Abdus Salaam,” Andy says, “but not a great deal. I saw the initial reports of her ‘suicide’ and accepted the NYPD view that she had killed herself. But as I followed the muddled and contradictory reporting which followed, I came to believe we might have a ‘murder mystery’ on our hands. I opened an independent investigation and today I will discuss my initial findings. I will also discuss my ‘theory’ as to why she may have been killed; and I want to clearly label my theory as a theory, not fact.”

 

Andy states:

 

“1. Initial reports of Abdus Salaam’s death did not prompt any particular questions on my part. I knew of her only on a second-hand basis from a colleague who had appeared before her and was critical of her impartiality and legal judgment. The NYPD’s ‘suicide’ theory seemed plausible.

 

“2. My suspicious were triggered when I read reports in different newspapers and they could not even agree on whether Abdus Salaam was a Muslim or not. (See links below). I found it strange that someone who had been appointed by Governor Cuomo to the state’s highest court appeared to lead a ‘secret life.’

 

“3. It was not until I read a two-page report in the Sunday New York Post that I opened my own independent investigation into what I now call a ‘disputed’ death. The Post found four marriages, not three; how could the other media ‘lose’ a husband?

 

“4. I found the protestations of Abdus Salaam’s latest husband, an Episcopal priest, particularly challenging since he repeatedly stated his wife had not killed herself. That was also the consensus in African-American media. Did the husband ‘know something’ the police did not? Why was he so steadfast in his belief that she had not committed suicide?

 

“5. Once the many mysteries in Abdus Salaam’s life started to reveal themselves, I started to question everything about her past. If the media could be so wrong in the present, how could we trust their reports of her former life? Had Abdus Salaam really left the Nation of Islam? Were claims that she had abandoned the faith merely self-serving statements to advance her judicial career? How would the headlines have looked if they had read ‘Governor Cuomo appoints former Nation of Islam member to state’s highest court?’ While she was alive no one ever mentioned Abdus Salaam knew Louis Farrakhan and that he had supposedly counseled her. Only after her death was the Islam/Farrakhan link disclosed. If the Farrakhan relationship, even an old one, had been highlighted when she was nominated to the Court of Appeals, would she have been confirmed? Would a more thorough investigation have been conducted? I am absolutely convinced there is much we do not know about Abdus Salaam and her continuing links to the Nation of Islam.

 

“6. I kept returning to the certitude of the husband that she had not committed suicide. Was this misplaced spousal loyalty? Or was he aware of facts hat gave him such certitude?

 

“7. If Abdus Salaam had actually left the Nation of Islam, why did she retain an openly Islamic name in a city and state where Islam is especially suspect? Was this a religious statement or a political statement, or something deeper?

 

“8. The family knew that Abdus Salaam was taking medication, but still remained resolute that she had not killed herself. (To date there have not been any reports that she overdosed at the time of her death.) Sometimes families refuse to acknowledge suicide because of insurance considerations (a suicide may negate an insurance payment). Was there insurance? How much? For her fourth marriage, Abdus Salaam had a somewhat unusual arrangement; they lived separate lives in different cities, with only occasional cohabitation. Was there some significance to the marriage that could explain a suicide?

 

“9. Tying all of my leads together I came up with a theory as to why she might have been killed if she was killed. My views and conclusions are only a far-fetched synthesis at this point, but I have been investigating scandals and occasionally even mysterious deaths, for over a half century. I feel comfortable labeling Abdus Salaam’s death a ‘disputed’ one at this time.

 

“10. I believe there is much we do not know, and much that we have to learn about the mysterious and secret life of Abdus Salaam. She was clearly a congenial person; her successful judicial career and advancement confirm that fact. But how deep and how extensive was her ‘secret life?’ I think the NYPD needs to dig deeper. My investigation is open and continuing,” Andy says. “Her death could have been a suicide, but there is an evolving and equally plausible possibility it was not.”

 

Another interesting footnote to Andy’s investigation:

 

He studied to be an Episcopal priest (Institute of Theology) at the Cathedral where Abdus Salaam’s memorial service will be held. Small world.

 

May 19th New York news conference details:

 

Who:

 

Investigative columnist and author Andy Martin

 

What:

 

Andy Martin says the Nation of Islam may be linked to the disputed death of New York Judge Sheila Abdus Salaam

 

Where:

 

195 Broadway, New York City (by the commemorative plaque on the building)

 

When:

 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017; 5:30 P.M.

 

LINKS TO THIS STORY (cut and paste the entire link below and not just the underlined portion):

 

http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/id=1202784871914/2-Weeks-After-AbdusSalaams-Death-Questions-Outweigh-Solid-Answers?

 

http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2017/4/26/questions-persist-death-prominent-new-york-judge

 

 

http://nypost.com/2017/04/23/loved-ones-mourn-wonderful-judge-found-dead-in-hudson/

 

http://nypost.com/2017/04/12/judge-washes-up-dead-along-the-hudson-river/

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheila_Abdus-Salaam

 

 

http://atlantablackstar.com/2017/04/23/judge-sheila-abdus-salaam-family-wants-inaccuracies-reported-media-corrected/

 

ANDY MARTIN – A BRIEF BIO:

 

Andy Martin is a legendary New Hampshire, New York and Chicago muckraker, author, Internet columnist, talk television pioneer, radio talk show host, broadcaster and media critic. With forty-nine years of background in radio and television and with five decades of investigative and analytical experience in Washington, the USA and around the world, Andy provides insight on politics, foreign policy, intelligence and military matters. For a full bio, go to: www.AndyMartin.com; also see http://www.BoycottABC.com/executive_director.htm

 

Andy has also been a leading corruption fighter in American politics and courts for over fifty years and is executive director of the National Anti-Corruption Policy Institute. See also www.FirstRespondersOnline.us; www.AmericaisReadyforReform.com.

 

He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and is a former adjunct professor of law at the City University of New York (LaGuardia CC, Bronx CC).

 

He is the author of “Obama: The Man Behind The Mask” [www.OrangeStatePress.com] and produced the Internet film “Obama: The Hawaii’ Years” [www.BoycottHawaii.com]. Andy is the Executive Editor and publisher of the “Internet Powerhouse,” blogging at www.contrariancommentary.wordpress.com and www.ContrarianCommentary.com.

 

Andy’s family immigrated to Manchester, New Hampshire 100 years ago; today his home overlooks the Merrimack River and he lives around the corner from where he played as a small boy. He is New Hampshire’s leading corruption fighter and Republican Party reformer.
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Obama author and expert Andy Martin says the new biography of President Barack Obama by liberal icon David Garrow will trigger a massive new inquiry into whether Obama was/is gay

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Attention, New York, Washington, National daybook/assignment and Political editors

 

Announcement of New York news conference Friday, May 5, 2017

 

Andy Martin says David Garrow’s new biography of President Barack Obama is going to create a firestorm of inquiry over whether Obama is actually a homosexual

 

Andy was the first author/researcher to brand Obama’s life story an “invented” family history and to expose Obama’s lies about his life in Chicago

 

Andy candidly admits he never saw sufficient credible evidence to write that Obama was gay/homosexual, but Garrow may have provided the “missing link” to a number of gaps in Obama’s résumé

 

“Garrow may have stumbled on the ‘missing ink’ that explains Obama’s obsession with sexuality,” Andy says, “from filling the courts with homosexual judges to demanding that schools create unisex toilets for transgender students to being obsessed with ‘rape’ on college campuses”

 

Andy says that because David Garrow is a member of the liberal establishment, doors may have been opened for him that were closed to conservative authors and researchers

 

Is Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at risk?

 

(New York, NY) (May 5, 2017) Andy Martin, who wrote the first exposés about Barack Obama in 2004-2007, will hold a New York news conference today, May 5th, to claim that a new biography of President Barack Obama is going to trigger a firestorm of inquiry over Obama’s true sexuality and sexual orientation.

 

Andy’s remarks:

 

  1. We have just scratched the surface in understanding Obama

 

“Barack Obama changed my life,” Andy says. “In 2004 I wrote what I thought would be a ‘one off’ exposing Obama’s bogus biography and invented family history. I ended up going to Hawai’i many times, being “investigated on the front page of the New York Tines as one of the most important stories of the 2008 presidential campaign, and becoming a focus of a Fox News Channel program hosted by Sean Hannity (please see link #1).

 

  1. Some thoughts about sexuality and homosexuality

 

“If you believe what Obama wrote to his girlfriend about ‘considering’ a homosexual encounter, in David Garrow’s new book (see links [1][2] below), you will be buying into more Obamabaloney. I am not an expert on homosexuality but from what I have read most homosexuals have early inclinations that they are gay or lesbian. A person doesn’t get to college and have no idea about their sexuality. Moreover, a heterosexual person doesn’t usually ‘consider’ becoming homosexual. Obama’s explanations to his girl friend were self-serving and were probably intended to cover his tracks and his past sexual dalliances.

 

“When I went to the University of Illinois I was placed in an honors section for rhetoric. I spent a year with Professor Herbert Bogart studying human sexuality and all of its literary and analytical permutations, in a class full of sexually repressed honors students. (Bogart probably saved my life, because I learned more about sexuality in his class than I did in any military science course, which proved helpful overseas.)

 

“While I respect that sexuality reflects a continuum of levels from fully gay to fully heterosexual, Obama’s profession that he ‘considered’ homosexual activity, and that homosexuality was less challenging than a heterosexual relationship, is pure Obamabaloney. If there is one issue that most scholars agree on it is that living in a homosexual relationship, particularly in the 1980’s, was much more challenging (in the age of AIDS) than an ordinary heterosexual relationship between a man and a woman.

 

“Once again, Obama’s facts do not line up with either reality or clinical experience, and he appears to be admitting the precise opposite of what he is relating as his inclinations. Even then he was covering his tracks and leaving behind false clues.

 

  1. The “compartmentalization” of abused children

 

“As we read liberal icon David Garrow’s massive book many will wonder ‘how was Barack Obama able to compartmentalize his sexuality and ambition until he was able to reach the White House?’ My theory, which I first offered in 2007 in a psychological profile of the presidential candidate, is that we have to understand Obama’s behavior in the context of analyzing the psyche of an abused child.

 

“Abused children become masters of compartmentalization. They have to endure unspeakable emotional and physical abuse, but still function normally in the ordinary, daily community. I have always believed that Obama was abused, emotionally and psychologically, and that he responded to his feelings of confusion, abandonment and abuse by compartmentalizing himself and his emotions and behavior. Garrow confirms my 2007 hypothesis.

 

  1. 2007-2008 rumors concerning Obama’s homosexuality

 

“During 2007-2008 I was given source materials from people who claimed to have had a homosexual relationship with Obama. I refused to use the ‘homosexual’ material because there was no extrinsic evidence to verify the encounters. And I came under criticism and attacks on the Internet because I refused to address the allegations of homosexuality. I am confident today, a decade later, I made the correct choice. Unlike others, I clearly labeled my facts and theories as facts and theories and distinguished between the two. Indeed, I irritated Obama and the Obama camp precisely because I refused to publish lies about the candidate. Unlike the work of other authors, all of the controversial material I originated about Obama’s family history turned out to be correct. I did not publish unverified allegations as facts unless I had independent evidence to support the claims.

 

“Which leaves one to wonder: when will the next shoe drop? There were endless ‘reports’ of a sexual relationship between Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Could Emanuel be the next ‘victim’ of Garrow’s book? Writers and researchers are going to have to go back and review their notes and files; what did we miss that Garrow found? (I am heading back to Hawaii for new research.) What is there still left to find? I firmly believe there is much more we are going to learn about Barack Obama’s private life.

 

“Garrow has opened a can of worms for Obama’s admirers. Interestingly, none of the ‘mainstream’ media that have preliminarily reported on Garrow’s new book have mentioned Garrow’s explosive findings on Obama’s potential (or actual) homosexuality. The mainstream media protection racket covering up unflattering aspects of Obama’s personal life remains in full force.

 

  1. Obama’s contrived his “blackness”/was his sexuality also contrived?

 

“One of the reasons Garrow digs deeply into one of Obama’s relationships is because Garrow probably saw for the first time how Obama was capable of contrivance and manipulation. Most people pursue nonmarital sexual encounters for the pure pleasure of the encounter. Obama moved from being a sexually active teenager to being obsessed in his 20’s with how his racial and sexual choices would affect his political future. Wow. What kind of mind and what kind of repressed psyche would you have to have to make sexual choices and romantic choices based on political ambition?

 

“Because of his smoothness and personability, Obama was someone who could have entered either white or black society on an even keel. Garrow mentions Chicago politicians I knew who made choices in their private lives that limited their public advancement; Obama chose advancement over personal satisfaction. That extreme level of self-denial may have prompted concerns as Garrow peeled back layer after layer of Obama’s manipulations and contrivances as Obama reached the threshold of becoming a public figure.

 

“We have to remember several pertinent aspects of Garrow’s status and stature. First, he was a member in good standing of the liberal establishment, giving him massive ‘cred’ as an Obama author. Second, people opened up to him and doors were opened on the assumption that Garrow was writing a sympathetic or even sycophantic biography. Conservatives would not receive similar access. Bottom line: writers have just begun to explore the many and massive ‘contrivances’ in Obama’s life. Garrow provides the first liberal-originated guide book.

 

  1. Did Obama’s mother influence Barack’s confused sexuality?

 

“My colleague Jerry Corsi explored the sexual proclivities of Barack Obama’s mother. Corsi focused on the mother in a way that I did not. But let’s turn Corsi’s writing around 180 degrees. ‘Barry’ Obama, as he was then known, had to have known of his mother’s libertine sexuality. Could he have felt shamed by his mother’s casual sexual practices?

 

“As new research is conducted and new witnesses and sources appear, we are likely to find that part of Obama’s admittedly confused sexuality, and his admitted willingness to consider a homosexual lifestyle, may have been promoted by his distaste at observing his mother’s behavior. Corsi may have been correct in his reporting about the salacious behavior of Obama’s mother, but Corsi probably missed the true significance of the mother’s behavior: she left behind a sexually confused and vulnerable son.

 

  1. What really happened at Occidental College?

 

“I have always been fascinated by the great gap in Obama’s college years: his time at Occidental College. Instinctively I knew there was a major story in the Occidental years but it was probably not a ‘political’ story, more likely some sort of ‘coming of age’ situation. Garrow, I believe, has provided the ‘missing link’ that is going to unleash a torrent of new research on Obama’s past. Occidental was an elite, expensive private college. How did Obama, a self-confessed mediocre student at Punahou School in Honolulu, finance his education there? I have wondered for over a decade what the answer to that question would be.

 

“Ultimately, the tortured ‘relationship’ between Obama and Professor Lawrence Goldyn may provide the ultimate missing link. The two men did indeed have a relationship. Obama admits he was ‘experimenting’ during his time at Occidental. Why wouldn’t he have experimented with Goldyn? Obama may have felt a need to leave Occidental to avoid further and deeper involvement with Goldyn. Goldyn may be the ‘Rosebud’ link which explains why Obama left Occidental and moved on to relative anonymity at Columbia University in New York.

 

  1. Obama’s obsession with sexuality during his presidency

 

“As I watched Barack Obama become President Obama I was amazed at his relentless and repeated obsession with controversial sexual issues. Time and time again, Obama focused on sexuality when it was counterproductive to do so. In his final year in office, Obama triggered a national controversy over transgender individuals and how to deal with their bathroom needs. Obama had to know the ‘bathroom bills’ would become a distraction and even hurt Hillary Clinton, but he persevered.

 

“Obama filled the federal courts with gay men and lesbians, to the point where it became obvious. While packing the courts with gays and lesbians never became as controversial as the bathroom bills and diktats, throughout his presidency Obama was obsessed with peripheral sexual issues. Why? Perhaps Garrow has provided an answer. At least he has pointed the way to further inquiry.

 

  1. Are Barack Obama and Michele Obama BFFs?

 

“Garrow’s book is likely to focus attention on the real nature of the relationship between Barack Obama and Michele Obama. Is theirs a ‘marriage of convenience?’ Are they ‘best friends forever? (BFFs)’ Do Garrow’s disclosures about Obama’s tortured sexuality call into question whether Michele Robinson Obama may have been just another pawn or ‘tool’ in Obama’s relentless rise to national prominence?

 

“All of these questions will come under renewed focus in the coming days. Garrow has blown open the secure ‘safe’ where the reality of Barack Obama’s personality and sexuality have remained hidden for decades,” Andy concludes. “I have been working on a second book, ‘The Search for Obama,’ as well as a book on President Trump. Garrow has now provided a road map to many new areas of inquiry concerning the mysterious Mr. Obama.”

 

May 5th New York news conference details:

 

Who:

 

Obama author and expert Andy Martin

 

What:

 

Andy Martin says a new biography of President Barack Obama by liberal icon David Garrow will trigger a firestorm of inquiry into whether Obama is a homosexual

 

Where:

 

909 Third Avenue, public sidewalk in front of FDR Station Post Office entrance, New York (under the “909” canopy in case of rain)

 

When:

 

Friday, May 5, 2017; 12:00 P.M.

 

LINKS TO THIS STORY (cut and paste the entire link below and not just the underlined portion):

 

[1]

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgjQhnDEGSk

 

[2]

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4470550/President-Obama-considered-pursuing-gay-relationship.html

 

[3]

 

New Biography Alleges Obama Almost Pursued Gay Relationship With Professor Lawrence Goldyn

 

ANDY MARTIN – A BRIEF BIO:

 

Andy Martin is a legendary New Hampshire, New York and Chicago muckraker, author, Internet columnist, talk television pioneer, radio talk show host, broadcaster and media critic. With forty-nine years of background in radio and television and with five decades of investigative and analytical experience in Washington, the USA and around the world, Andy provides insight on politics, foreign policy, intelligence and military matters. For a full bio, go to: www.AndyMartin.com; also see http://www.BoycottABC.com/executive_director.htm

 

Andy has also been a leading corruption fighter in American politics and courts for over fifty years and is executive director of the National Anti-Corruption Policy Institute. See also www.FirstRespondersOnline.us; www.AmericaisReadyforReform.com.

 

He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and is a former adjunct professor of law at the City University of New York (LaGuardia CC, Bronx CC).

 

He is the author of “Obama: The Man Behind The Mask” [www.OrangeStatePress.com] and produced the Internet film “Obama: The Hawaii’ Years” [www.BoycottHawaii.com]. Andy is the Executive Editor and publisher of the “Internet Powerhouse,” blogging at www.contrariancommentary.wordpress.com and www.ContrarianCommentary.com.

 

Andy’s family immigrated to Manchester, New Hampshire 100 years ago; today his home overlooks the Merrimack River and he lives around the corner from where he played as a small boy. He is New Hampshire’s leading corruption fighter and Republican Party reformer.
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The leftist/Democratic Party War Against Fox News: constitutional expert and media critic Andy Martin explains why free speech is endangered

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Andy Martin defends Fox News against attacks from Democrats and leftist extremists

 

Andy says he had a bad experience with Fox, where they abused him and stabbed him in the back but, as a matter of constitutional principle, he still defends the network

 

Andy says we cannot return to the social mores and practices of the 1950’s and 60’s; society has moved on

 

Andy also says Bill O’Reilly got a raw deal from Rupert Murdoch’s sons, who are in the process of dismembering Fox News; allegations of “sexual harassment” are only the visible aspects of a clandestine agenda to neuter the conservative network

 

Andy says Sean Hannity is only the latest victim of what is going to be a protracted “War Against Fox News”

 

(New York, NY) (April 25 2017)

 

Dear American:

 

Sixty-five years ago U. S. Senator Joe McCarthy terrorized the media and liberals in general by accusing them of being infiltrated by “communists.” McCarthy’s supporters tried to remove individuals and reporters from appearing on TV and radio, and threatened media that refused to bend to their demands. They also used pressure tactics against advertisers, many of whom quickly caved.

 

When CBS refused to be intimidated, the network became a liberal icon for staring down and standing up to McCarthy’s accusations.

 

Today the tables are reversed.

 

Liberals are trying to intimidate the media and seeking to force the removal of conservative voices by threatening boycotts against sponsors. A demonization campaign again Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, based on stale accusations of sexual harassment, caused the sons of Rupert Murdoch to panic and remove O’Reilly.

 

As I made clear in my earlier column on O’Reilly, I strongly oppose sexual harassment and condemn abusive behavior by men or women seeking to extort sexual favors based on their positions of corporate or media authority. Almost fifty years ago I stood up at the Federal Communications Commission for the equal employment rights of women.

 

But I believe Murdoch’s sons are hell bent on destroying the legacy of their father. Rupert Murdoch was a swashbuckling and often abrasive corporate operator who built a worldwide media empire. I have followed him since the 1970’s. Rupert was “good” and “bad” and “in between.” His own moral behavior was immoral.

 

But in 1996 he gave conservatives a voice in the United States, the Fox News Network, conceived by Roger Ailes. Murdoch’s sons have not built anything; they are destroying their father’s legacy and trying to dismember Fox News as a conservative voice. O’Reilly was only the first casualty.

 

O’Reilly became a victim of McCarthyism of the left, liberals using the same sorts of malignant tactics they had condemned when they were employed by Senator McCarthy in the 1950’s. Instead of “doing a CBS” and standing up for O’Reilly, the Murdoch boys panicked at the first sign of sponsor resistance. I don’t know what O’Reilly did or didn’t do with the various women who accused him. They said he had engaged in boorish behavior; no one ever said O’Reilly attacked them or physically manhandled them. If the allegations were proven, they were still stale, long out of date and stretching back a decade in some instances, during an era when standards of corporate behavior were steadily strengthened to condemn aggressive behavior.

 

Some form of discipline against O’Reilly may have been appropriate; dismissal was not. But I knew the attacks on O’Reilly were only the first stage in a liberal/leftist plan to destroy Fox News. I said to myself, “How long before Sean Hannity is next?” I didn’t have long to wait. Over the weekend a woman surfaced and denounced Hannity.

 

I have to be honest and state that while I have no hesitation to defend Fox News, I was treated badly by the network. They took advantage of my research, used me as a guest, and then smeared me when I became the target of leftist attacks (sound familiar?). Rupert Murdoch and his minions have no loyalty to anyone but themselves. Hannity stood by silently and failed to defend me, so his defense of free speech ends where his paycheck begins. But despite my own personal experience with Fox, I see an important constitutional principle in the way the network has been targeted for destruction by leftist activists and agitators.

 

Democrats are in a bind. They lost an election for the White House to someone they considered a clown. Congress is in the hands of Republicans, especially conservatives. In the days ahead, Democratic cities are going to lose massive amounts of federal funding as they persist in the nonsense that they are “sanctuary cities” free to defy federal law. And so Democrats have chosen to try to win with the media some sense of power that they have not been able to obtain from voters.

 

“The media” are only too happy to accommodate Democrats/leftists, because the media are marbled with liberals and extreme leftists. And so we have the War Against Fox News, breathlessly covered by also-ran competitors CNN and MSNBC.

 

Hannity has denounced his accuser and says he has assembled a powerful legal team to fight back against false accusations. Hannity’s accuser has already walked back her claims and says they do not amount to sexual harassment (please see links [1] and [2] below). Where does all of this end?

 

When I went to college in the 1960’s, men and women could only meet on the first floor of dorms, with three feet on the floor. Later, doors had to be open when a male visitor was on the floor a women’s dorm. Within a few years, everything was topsy turvy and social morals had radically changed. Are we about to return to the moral standards and practices of the 1950’s? I hope not.

 

Women have made unbelievable strides in the workplace in the past decades. Will businessmen and businesswomen only be able to meet in glass rooms?

 

I don’t think sexual harassment is a joke. I take it seriously. Ironically I went to Capitol Hill, initially as an intern, soon after “sex” had been added –as a joke– to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Over a lifetime I have seen the progress women have made. I also grew up in a single-parent home where we depended on mom’s paycheck from “The Aircraft” every two weeks.

 

But we need to distinguish between genuine workplace harassment and the types of accusations that were hurled against O’Reilly and are now being asserted against Hannity. How can anyone distinguish fact from fiction years later, when two adults met alone? And, when sexual accusations are proffered as part of a coordinated campaign against a news organization to destroy that entity, are we are straight back in the 1950’s, with leftists now using the same tactics they condemned when Joe McCarthy was terrorizing America and abusing public figures?

 

Fox News is not a sympathetic organization, as I know from personal experience and the manner in which they abused me. But I have no hesitation to defend Fox from a campaign to destroy conservative speech and free speech in America. The left lost the 2016 election. Democrats are trying to win back on TV what they lost on the political battlefield. We can’t let them do that. Attention must be paid.

 

Andy

 

LINKS TO THIS STORY (cut and paste the entire link below and not just the underlined portion):

 

[1]

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/sean-hannity-calls-sexual-harassment-accusation-100percent-false/2017/04/24/f2432c90-28e7-11e7-9081-f5405f56d3e4_story.html?

 

[2]

 

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/sean-hannity-denies-right-wing-blogger-s-sex-harassment-claim-n750211

 

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Andy Martin is a legendary New Hampshire, New York and Chicago muckraker, author, Internet columnist, talk television pioneer, radio talk show host, broadcaster and media critic. With forty-nine years of background in radio and television and with five decades of investigative and analytical experience in Washington, the USA and around the world, Andy provides insight on politics, foreign policy, intelligence and military matters. For a full bio, go to: www.AndyMartin.com; also see http://www.BoycottABC.com/executive_director.htm

 

Andy has also been a leading corruption fighter in American politics and courts for over fifty years and is executive director of the National Anti-Corruption Policy Institute. See also www.FirstRespondersOnline.us; www.AmericaisReadyforReform.com.

 

He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and is a former adjunct professor of law at the City University of New York (LaGuardia CC, Bronx CC).

 

He is the author of “Obama: The Man Behind The Mask” [www.OrangeStatePress.com] and produced the Internet film “Obama: The Hawaii’ Years” [www.BoycottHawaii.com]. Andy is the Executive Editor and publisher of the “Internet Powerhouse,” blogging at www.contrariancommentary.wordpress.com and www.ContrarianCommentary.com.

 

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