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The Democrats Are Watching

July 10, 2012 by  

The Democrats Are Watching
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Republicans have noticed that footage of their homes is appearing online.

It’s not unusual for campaigns to keep tabs on their opponents, but Democrats are taking the tactic to a new level. Several videos have surfaced online that show the homes of Republicans. The videos have some candidates feeling as though their life is becoming a real-life version of George Orwell’s novel 1984.

In the minds of some, the privacy invasion is not as bad as the safety risk that presents itself when everyone knows where a politician lives.

“I feel it’s totally inappropriate,” said Representative Reid Ribble (R-Wis.). A silent clip featuring Reid’s home appeared on the Internet on June 18. “It was disturbing to me that they would put that online. I don’t understand any political benefit that can be achieved with that.”

 

 

“I’m more creeped out about this than Reid is, just because I’m home more,” said the Congressman’s wife, DeaNa Ribble.

Representative Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) was informed by a neighbor that someone had been hiding in his bushes and filming his house.

“I think your family or your personal life should be off-limits unless it enters the campaign. It’s hard for my neighbors or my family to get comfortable when someone is in the bushes,” he said.

Bryan Nash

Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.

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  • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

    I DEFINITELY KNOW HOW IT FEELS TO HAVE A NEIGHBOR SPY ON YOU, WITH AND WITHOUT BINOCULARS. GET YOUR GUNS READY.

    CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

    • Robert Smith

      ““I think your family or your personal life should be off-limits unless it enters the campaign. It’s hard for my neighbors or my family to get comfortable when someone is in the bushes,” he said.”

      What about all that garbage of the right wing trying to control what goes on in the bedrooms of America?

      What about all those on the right wing who invade the privacy of women in their medical issues with their doctor?

      What about the right wing stepping into end of life decisions like the did in Oregon when the people there voted that there are options at the end of life?

      Talk about an invasion of privacy they should look at their own efforts.

      Rob

      • Mike Austin

        You forgot to mention Bush and how we are racists. Is the koolaid affecting your memory?

      • Patty

        Robert – Why do you people always take the most extreme cases. No one cares what you do in your bedroom so long as it is with a consenting adult human being. No one cares if you abort your voter base. If it makes you feel less guilty to just call it tissue. ok. You don’t have to answer to me or anyone else, but at some point in time, there will be a higher power for you to answer to. But, so long as you expect other people to pay for your actions, then yes, I have a right to say, no, I don’t want it. The bottom line is, you don’t want to have any social rules, nor do you want to accept the responsibility or the consequences of your actions. You want to screw anything that will let you and you get aids, pregnant whatever. ok. Don’t expect me to pay for your care. Don’t expect me to pay to feed, clothe and raise the child. The biggest problem with people like you and how you think is that you get yourselves into situations and circumstances that you cannot handle and then you want someone else to bail your butts out of it financially. As for Oregon, that is the way our constitution was set up. STATES have the power to make their own rules and if the majority of people in a state voted it down, that is the way it goes. BUT, don’t be naive enough to think that the medical profession and families don’t make life decisions concerning the death of their loved ones on a daily basis. A little extra morphine, a little extra pain meds are used all of the time to hasten death in terminally ill people who are in pain. You just want to have laws made to justify your actions, wants and needs without having to deal with the responsibility part of your actions, not understanding that those same actions that you take effect other people and their beliefs and the lifestyle that they have chosen which does not mesh with yours.

      • momo

        If I find your ilk hiding in my yard you’re going to be modeling 7.62 millimeter holes.

      • http://www.motorcarsfinancial.com Brad

        Robert you are an idioto. I had this same conversation with an idiot liberal friend a few weeks ago about abortion. To me it is not between prochoice or prolife, But it is about personal responsibilty and tax payer’s money being used topay for many of these abortions through government programs.Many of us dont want to tell you what to do, but if I have to pay for it tyhen I damn well have ythe right to my opinion.

      • rocketride

        I’m with Momo, except for if you mess with me and mine it’ll be double-ought-buckshot-sized holes (or maybe one big one if you get close enough).

      • Doc Sarvis

        Robert Smith, I wouldn’t worry about the threats. Most conseratives are poor shots.

        • Brad

          Really Doc? I have some rock salt for your ass and bigger shot if you want to see for yourself what kind of shot I am with a spread shooter.

      • Patty

        Doc – ….Conservatives are bad shots…are you willing to bet your life on that? I am guessing most conservatives hunt, fish, have/were in the armed forces, unlike a lot of you bunny hugging liberals. Like a liberal said to me one day. “So you think a TV, car, (inject your own possession) is worth someone’s life?” My reply has always been, “they thought it was”. It isn’t about the possession. It is about my personal safety in my personal home. They didn’t violate my TV, they violated me, my safety, personally the second they crossed my threshold. And yes, with everything I have, they will never be able to violate another person, including you and your family. You are welcome.

      • Vigilant

        Rob, when are you going to mentally mature to the point where you stop attempting to change the subject through the “nah nah nah nah nah!” approach?

        As false as your arguments are, your feeble attempt to justify bad behavior by pointing to past or current bad behavior is disingenuous. It is not a legitimate argument, dude, it’s the transparently weak technique of avoiding a condemnation of bad behavior.

        You also might care to explain how “the right wing [is] trying to control what goes on in the bedrooms of America.” That fatuous comment is as patently false as any I’ve seen on this site over the years.

        P.S. You just COULDN’T avoid the anti-Christiian reference, could you? What a jerk!

      • Mike

        WHAT ABOUT………….

        WHAT ABOUT………….

        What’s all the fuss about?
        Well for one thing, if homes of dems start showing up online you can bet it will be railed against when in truth………….PAYBACKS ARE HARD TO TAKE.

        Actually I used to be opposed to abortion, but when I considered it is usually the liberals who believe in it I changed my mind. The fewer kids being born to liberals the better. Feeding and clothing their children is bankrupting America.

        • Brad

          I feel the same way Mike, But I don’t agree these abortions should be paid through government programs with tax payer’s money

      • rendarsmith

        “What about all that garbage of the right wing trying to control what goes on in the bedrooms of America?”

        Who is preventing gays from being gay Robert? NOBODY! That is the stupidest argument I have ever seen. The only issue is gay MARRIAGE. No one is telling gays they cannot live together and be together all that goes with it. It is you liberals that brought us no-fault divorce. Now suddenly marriage is so important to you when it involves gays? You have civil unions, why the hell do you need marriage also?

      • Mike in MI

        Good comment, Mike – I completely agree.
        The Liberals kill off their own potential progeny and voting blocks by the truck load. So what? Genes, like words, have consequences for humanity.
        Socio-political characteristics research done at the University of Virginia has identified 6 sets of traits related to how people see and deal mentally with their lives, societies and how they behave therein. These carry across all cultures and races studied. They have identified and studied some that relate to whether or not a person is what we call Liberal or conservative, religious or unbeliever, chaste or promiscuous, variety seeker or or sedate, those sorts of differences.
        In seeking to find what is a common denominator for these traits they found that the more “liberal/impetuous/ variety seekers mental development is different from the norms in their societies. That difference is due to genetic mutations which affect elements of the nervous system which produce aberrant ways of thinking and behavior.
        In primitive conditions/cultures (e.g., ancient Hebrew/Biblical culture) such behavior was generally condemned and frequently dealt with by capital or corporal punishment to discourage it. Nobody in our times has been able to figure out why this was so consistent.
        Well, now all we have to do is look around. What do we see? It’s now evident why. Liberalism is a mental disease – with its origin in a genetic mutation. The ancients had a way of keeping the negative influences from dissolving their cultures – corporal and capital.
        We don’t choose to take such a course. So, as the numbers of the mentally corrupt have multiplied in our societies in the west our societies are dissolving due to the pressure from our neighbors who only have about 3 of the 6 positive traits the researchers have studied. It seems all cultures need people who are functioning on all six in order to progress reasonably and be successful. Sort of like a car motor. If all six cylinders work everything’s fine. But if the motor’s only banging on three there’s a problem.
        A large University in Oregon, I forget which, published a similar study with similar conclusions in 2011.
        So, don’t be mad at Robert Smith. He can’t help it – but don’t expect him to change. That leopard’s spot is permanent.

      • Tired of Demo-Commie Lies

        What about Obummer’s switch on “It’s not a tax”, Solyndra scam of the American people, his AG lying about Fast & Furious, outright lies in his attacks on Romney, tossing the rights of creditors and giving a majority ownership in Government Motors to his thug union pals, closing Guantanamo Bay, NOT! i KNOW, i KNOW, the first rule of the Democratic Party is to tell a lie, then repeat it often enough, and it’ll become the truth. Republican Death Squads in health care and how it was going to save everybody money……give me a break, you Commiecrats wouldn’t know the truth if it bit you in the face.

      • Mary Ann Ludwig

        Excuse me? Can you actually come up with a single instance where the “right wing” is trying to “control” what goes on in your bedroom? Of course not. Nobody cares what goes on in your bedroom, Robert. As for invading women’s “rights” of medical procedures and privacy? Murdering a child doesn’t really come under the “rights” category of medical procedures and privacy issues, does it? Just saying.

      • http://gravatar.com/bychoosing Jay

        Hmm…you have a point there, Mike. If only liberals believe in having abortions, then only liberals are having abortion. Makes sense. I guess Robert’s parents weren’t liberal enough?

      • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

        “Robert Smith,”

        YOU ARE CONFUSING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE. YOU MENTIONED, “,,,the right wing trying to control the bedrooms of America…;” THE FOCUS HERE IS OPERATIVES SPYING ON REPUBLICAN HOMES. THESE OPERATIVES ARE LOOKING FOR ANY TYPE OF “DIRT” – NOT, ONLY SEXUAL. THESE PEOPLE WOULD LOVE TO – LET’S SAY, “CATCH SOMEONE SITTING ON THE PATIO AND PUTTING SOMETHING UP HIS NOSE.”

        CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

      • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

        “Mary Ann Ludwig,”

        SINCE “Lawrence-v-Texas,” “gays” HAVE USED THAT ARGUMENT AGAINST RELIGIOUS CONSERVATIVES.

        CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

      • s c

        Comrade ‘r,’ how long have you suffered fromn terminal utopianism? When I was young, it was almost amusing to see how easy it was for some people to fall for almost anything. Now that I’m a certified old fogey, it sickens me to see anyone fall for utopianism and justify the protection of all of their political gods – no matter how flawed, illogical, greedy, criminal or downright WORTHLESS they may be.
        In case no one has told you yet, comrade ‘e,’ if you’re the “smart one” in your family, your family is SCREWED. An irritating parrot makes more sense than you do. Have you totally given up on the idea that EVERYTHING from the dawn of mankind and pre-recorded history is GB’s fault?
        Can you get through a day without playing the race card or accusing someone of being against women’s rights? Have you yet figured out that Obummer HATES private business? Do you know the difference between a sound economy and the disaster that Obummer wants for Amerika? I find myself hoping that you live in California so Governor Moonbeam can make life interesting for you. Maybe you two deserve each other.
        Dude, ya got PROBLEMS, and they’re between those ears of yours. If I ever saw consistent PROOF that someone is a poster brat for 15-second brainwashing, it’s YOU. As usual, you are predictable, not even close to being creative, and utterly pathetic. How utopian you are, comrade.

      • BobfromSoCal

        I think that Robert is doing this just to see how many people he can piss off, and count up the number of postings. Don’t waste your precious time on this poor, deluded, brainwashed, insignificant, little, insecure bore. He may just shut up and go away.

      • Wil

        What about the left wing troll that can’t seem to grasp the idea that nobody gives a rat’s azz about their ‘feelings’? Go crawl back under your rock fool.

  • Doc Sarvis

    The article says nothing to prove this is some sort of scheme of the Democrats. For all I know this came off of some Real Estate site.

    • Warrior

      And this should be reported to the “mail box authorities” immediately. Look how out of plumb the box is.

    • momo

      Real estate site…pull that one out of your azz, or was your head in the way?

      • Doc Sarvis

        I see just as much evidence of a real estate site as I do a Democratic Party scheme.

      • Ted Crawford

        MOMO
        It’s simply more proof, although no more is needed, that the term ” Progressive Logic ” is one of the Worlds Ultimate oxymorons !

      • Steve E

        If it were a real estate site, there would be a For Sale or For Rent sign in the yard. I didn’t see one.

      • Doc Sarvis

        Steve E, exactly! Just as I don’t see ANY sign/evidence in the video or the article that this is a Democratic party scheme.

      • Vigilant
      • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

        “Doc Sarvis,”

        THE ARTICLE STATED THESE DEMOCRATIC SPIES WERE PLACING PHOTOS OF REPUBLICAN HOMES ONLINE. “Doc Sarvis,” IF WE CAN NOT BELIEVE WHAT WE READ, WHY READ AT ALL? MAYBE, FOR REASONS OF SAFETY, THE HOME IN THE PHOTO IS NOT A REAL HOME – THE ARTICLE STATED ONE REPUBLICAN HAD HIS HOUSE PHOTO TAKEN OFF-SITE.

        CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

    • SonOfSam

      and for all we know “Doc” you didn’t really say no when yo momma wanted to spank your bare a$$ with a rolled up New York Times…after all, none of us sees any signs that this didn’t happen.

      Slither back to your mommies basement, curl up with your hope and change blankie and repeat “yes we can” until you fall back asleep. Ridiculous no talent a$$ clown!

    • rendarsmith

      Real estate? Really? Don’t you think the realtors would have notified and asked permission from the residents before taking pictures? Would they have had to be so discreet? Use your brain! You have a brain don’t you?

  • Big Woody

    You, or your neighbors need to do what we did in our neighborhood in Flint, Michigan. When drug dealers decided our neighborhood was a good place to set up shop and deal their drugs from our street corners, we installed cameras on the outside of our homes. ($30 on sale @ Harbor Freight) They plug into the video port on your TV or recorder. They have night vision and incredible sound capability. . When the 5th or 6th camera appeared, the new guests on our street corner disappeared. A couple of us even put a sign in our yards with an arrow that said CAMERA and pointed at it. I think the signs had the best effect on the cars that were stopping.

    • SonOfSam

      awesome! and that’s the third time this week I’ve seen a mention of harbor freight online. Gotta go check them out!

  • Deerinwater

    Oh ! give it up Nash ~ What do you think Nixon was banish for? Stealing presidential stationary

    • Ted Crawford

      Nixon was impeached for breaking into and stealing documents from Democrat headquarters, nothing to do with the personal, private lives of any persons ! Not the same in any way, nor any more excuseable either !

      • phideaux

        Nixon was not impeached for the breakin he was impeached for the attempted coverup afterwords.

      • Mike in MI

        Hey Dog!! -
        You wouldn’t be alluding to (that awful word)….PERJURY….would you? no?
        That’s good because that might make people consider a member or even…memberS of the present bunch of liars, thieves, gunrunners and Chicago gang bangers. Mustn’t do that!!!
        Go. Whack your knuckles for typing such a thing. Ah-heet, ah-heet!!

  • Hedgehog

    Momo and Rocketride, just a little FYI from north of the border. Double ought buck and 7.62 mm both have the distressing ability to penetrate the interior and exterior walls of normal frame houses. Why not use number 9 skeet shot. It won’t penetrate walls except at point blank range and at ranges of more than 7 yards is unlikely to kill, leaving no body to dispose of. As a bonus, a 12 Ga. cartridge holds about 600 tiny pellets. Imagine your snoop on an operating table having hundreds of tiny pellets removed from his/her hide and all the pain involved. Now, if you mix salt with your #9 shot, just to fill in the air spaces, things get even more interesting. Think about it, get creative!

    • cawmun cents

      Ah yes…but the really inventive among us use Caustic Soda,so they can have scars to remember us by.
      Hence,Obamacare to help the criminals recover so that they can make a victim out of someone else again.Free for all the people,especially those with criminal intent.Patch up those gang members so that they can go out and mistakenly shoot another innocent bystander.As long as you have the blessings of the NAACP and the ACLU,along with the democratic constituency,it will all be accounted for in the end,right?
      Cheers!
      -CC.

      • SonOfSam

        You should try managed recoil 00 buck: kills the perp, spares the drywall. Someone breaks into my house, they are endangering my family, and I don’t want them “remembering” me, except down in the cesspools of hell where all thugs and the liberals who love them are spawned

      • cawmun cents

        Heck….rust laden grapeshot,dipped in feces taken from an alley down at skid row.
        Doesnt much matter.
        Just make sure they have an answer to their”home invasion”.-CC.

    • rb

      Well for starters we don’t want to pay the other person’s hospital bills.

      • SonOfSam

        we don’t want to pay for their crack mama’s food stamps either, nor anymore “too big to fail” bank bailouts

        the rich get bailouts
        the poor get handouts
        the rest of us are sick of this sh!t

    • http://www.facebook.com/dan.mancuso.56 Dan Mancuso

      Hedgehog;
      Does North of the border mean you are a Canadian? If so howdy eh. I would be interested if you knew of any sites that send alerts tlike this one or WND from a Canadian perspective, conservative and Christian.
      Your comment cracked me up, # 9 skeet shot and salt, what a great visual!

  • dan

    …nobody’s tried that enhanced 3-d imaging on Google Maps?

    saves time when stalking…er…investigating moonbat progressives

  • FreedomFighter

    Demonrats are like the ticks you pull off an uprotected dog, big fat blood bloated on government largess, parasites that you throw into the toilet.

    Obama is a giant turd in the toilet with the ticks, the ticks all cling to the giant turd as the political water starts to spin, all stuck to the now flushing turd…

    good ridence commi parasite demonrats and the turd you cling to

    Laus Deo
    Semper Fi

    • SonOfSam

      semper fi, do or die, gung ho gung ho gung ho

  • Mike

    You CANNOT shoot someone outside your home with immunity. Outside they are not a threat unless they shoot first. Don’t go to jail over some nutcase.

    Record the noise of a very big dog barking, play it for the ‘bush’ man and yell, “I’m gonna let the dog out.”

    That should do it.

    Have fun watching them hurt themselves while attempting to escape.

    • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

      “Mike,”

      WHEN A THUG IS OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOUSE, YOU CAN NOT AFFORD TO LET HIM GET PAST YOUR THRESHOLD; YOU HAVE TO “LIGHT HIM UP” – RIGHT THEN AND THERE. AT THAT POINT, LEGAL CONCERNS ARE NOT ON YOUR MIND.

      CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

    • CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

      “Mike,”

      SOMETIMES DOGS WORK – SOMETIMES THEY DO NOT. YOU CAN SEE THE “POWER OF THE DOG” IN MEMPHIS – THUGS KILLED THE DOG AND “BROKE” INTO THE HOUSE [OR, DID SOMETHING WORSE].

      CHRISTOPHER ALLEN HORTON

    • Tom Drapela

      Not with stand your ground laws!

    • HH

      Mike, just get you a 12 gauge pump action shot gun, don’t even have to have a shell in it. Just step out on the porch, shuck the fore stock like you’re pumping in a shell and yell, “GET THE #E!! OUT OF MY BUSHES OR I’M GONNA SHOOT YOUR @$$!!!” Then watch em run!!!

  • dalene44

    This is just more intimidation and dirty tactics Chicago style. The left knows the family home is a vulnerable target so they give out their opponents addresses and send groups to harass the family and the neighborhood. I remember the busloads sent to Connecticut to intimidate families of people in the banking sector.

    • FreedomFighter

      That is why the Demonrats lead by Obama and comrade Hillary Clinton want to disarm everyone, then only the government has protection.

      Laus Deo
      Semper Fi

  • RichE

    Mr. Nash,
    How do you know a democrat took the video? The article says, “A silent clip featuring Reid’s home appeared on the Internet on June 18.” It doesn’t say a democrat took the video.

  • George Estepp

    nottice they dont show poor republicans because that would destroy the myth that we are all rich. Want to show my trailer?im not rich thats for sure.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dan.mancuso.56 Dan Mancuso

    Typical cowardly behavior from a liberal. They are getting desperate. I take this as a good sign. Thank God for the 2nd Ammendment

  • Cheryl

    This is typical of leftists, they use intimidation & encourage violence against those that oppose them to accomplish their goals.

    A group of counter protestors at an illegal immigration rally are spit on, hit with bottles & rocks & cops tell them to go home or THEY will be cited for violence. A SMALL group of Christians hold up signs at a muslim parade & the muslims VIOLENTLY ATTACK them, calling names & throwing rocks, bottles & urine. The cops threaten to arrest the CHRISTIANS & REFUSE to PROTECT them! A church YOUTH GROUP made up of 14 to 16 yos PEACEFULLY protest at a gay pride parade, you guessed it, they were hit, spit on & called filthy names & again, the cops did NOTHING to protect these CHILDREN!

    On the flip side a pro abortion activist points a GU N at a pro life activist & gets a $100 fine. Occupy WS TERRORISTS VANDALIZE, ASSAULT, RA PE & attack police, NOTHING is done to stop them. The COURTS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, the PROPAGANDA SPEWING MEDIA & OUR LEFTIST SCHOOL SYSTEM have done their jobs well. If you are a light skinned race, a Christian, Republican, Tea Party member or a conservative you have no protections or rights, if you are a VIOLENT, LEFT WING TERRORIST the law does not apply to you. THAT is how 30% of our population CONTROLS the rest of us.

  • my 2¢ worth

    Wait a minute! You people don’t get it.. Unless the writer deliberately held back proof, how is it known that Democrats are doing this? Their not the only one’s who owns cameras and anyone can imitate or declare their DEMS. Hiding in bushes? Sneaking around? Without even questioning the accusations, you’ve already determined it was “those sneaky commie Demoncrats”.. Well, before I point fingers I wanna know I’m pointing in the right direction. It’s easy to say the Dems are doing this.. Hell, the way politics is played today, I wouldn’t be surprised to hear that tomorrow the Pubs are doing it.. Just the same old media hype to get people to hate one another just a little bit more.. Show me the proof that Dems did this then I can justify my hatred. This whole article reeks of BS.. And if it was the Pubs doing the accusing then without proof, their merely trying to rile the public and gain some votes in the process (fart!). I’m getting tired of reading half-assed news like this. Ah hell! Spew that hate anyway.. The only enemies pubs have are leftist liberal commie thugs.. Gotta be them. This numb nut (Brian Nash) didn’t even say where the photos were exhibited over the net.

  • DScully

    You righties are truly a bunch of paranoid idiots, aren’t you?

  • paiaso

    There should be no privacy for elected Conservatives or Liberals. They are the S.O.B.’s that have passed the laws and have gotten us into wars that have and are stealing OUR Grand childrens’ economic and civil liberties, their very freedoms.

    If you zealot’s can see that, then truly you and yours deserve to be enslaved

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