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Christina Blasey Ford’s Polygraph Was B.S.
American Greatness, by Michael Thau

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 10/21/2018 6:17:30 AM

The fact that Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyers refused to release the results of her polygraph exam until the day before her testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month caused some suspicion. And when we finally got a look at them, a lot of Judge Kavanaugh’s supporters were confirmed in their suspicions. It turned out that Ford’s examiner, former FBI agent Jeremiah Hanafin, only asked her two relevant questions. And that’s not how most folks imagine polygraph exams are supposed to go.

But “most folks” (that’s us) are apparently wrong. This is a fascinating article on polygraph tests. Most of us have had entirely the wrong idea about what they do, and how they should be performed. Thau takes us into what was OK about Ford’s polygraph (only two questions rather than many) and what was not (the examiner’s having her write up a narrative before he administered the test).

It is also interesting to note that psychologists don’t think much of polygraph tests. That is explained as well. A very worthwhile read.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/21/2018 6:35:35 AM     (No. 11804089)

The nutty professor was going to, or coming from, her grandmother´s funeral. Many, if not most people, take a tranquilizer when dealing with the death of a family member.
The nutty professor, who had been in therapy for several years, probably was medicated, which invalidates the polygraph results.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Highlander, 10/21/2018 6:37:00 AM     (No. 11804091)

After reading and witnessing what has transpired in the last fifty years, culminating in the aftermath of Trump’s election, including the Kavanaugh hearings, I and any other right-thinking person just cannot trust ANYTHING the Democrats puts out as facts! They are incapable of knowing and telling the truth. It would be national suicide to allow them back into power! The Democratic Party is, in my eyes, the party of evil!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 10/21/2018 6:45:54 AM     (No. 11804104)

In my Prison experience, we had a machine the Chief of Security called ´The Lie Test"- He had bought it at an estate auction- It looked very impressive. Black case, lights, buzzers, a vaccum tube on top. I think it was an old guitar amplifyeer. But, when he wanted to get the truth out an inmate during an interview, he would ask a pertinent question, listen to the inmate andser and ask- "Is that the truth?" Then he would turn the machine on, making dramatic adjustments, then he would turn to the inmate and show him some playing cards. He would show the cards one by one to the inmate- "Is this a red card?" The inmate would answer, truthfully and the machine would stay calm. Then he would ask the inmate to lie on the next card, "Is this card black?" and the inmate would say "No", when it was actually black, and the machine would light up, click and the needle would swing- "There, all is now ready- Now, let me ask my question again. And invariably, the inmate would answer truthfully. Never mind that the machine could be made to go nuts by the under-desk switch the COS would press with his knee. The old man used the Lawyer trick- "Never ask a question you do not already know the answer to." He would psyche his subject out to get the truth.

Lie detector machines are total flim-flam. They work the same as divining sticks and magic wands. It is the magician who has to carry the trick off with his gab and art of distraction.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/21/2018 6:47:01 AM     (No. 11804106)

ALL polygraph tests are BS. That´s why they are inadmissible in courts of competent jurisdiction.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nina584, 10/21/2018 7:05:59 AM     (No. 11804120)

This plan was hatched for many months. The target was Kavanaugh as they all knew he was up next available place in SC.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Velox, 10/21/2018 7:20:03 AM     (No. 11804125)

I can buy a polygraph test to report anything I want it to.
A real polygraph test has many pre questions to determine a persons natural response. It can take several hours. The fact that this one was fixed shows an intend to deceive and bend the truth.
The elephant in the room is, even if he rolled around with her on a bed, had another guy jump on the bed and playfully wrestle with him as she slips away while they are laughing, it was a nothing burger. Nowhere did she even claim he used force by twisting an arm, hitting or otherwise.She never claimed he tore her clothes. He was a 17 year old juvenile. This woman was a far left wing nut case, planted by other left wing dims. She should go to jail for her crimes.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: winnie1, 10/21/2018 8:08:45 AM     (No. 11804159)

Ford´s best friend worked for the FBI, ya think the fix was in. Sounds like another Hillary interrogation.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: billw., 10/21/2018 8:31:46 AM     (No. 11804170)

Is "cut case" hyphenated?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 10/21/2018 8:50:13 AM     (No. 11804191)

“Is any part of your statement false?” and “Did you make up any part of your statement?”
Seriously?! She could have had in mind her "statement" regarding her full name and address!!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: RCFlyer98, 10/21/2018 8:56:26 AM     (No. 11804199)

The internet was scrubbed of Blasey-Ford´s high school days, but some things can still be found . . . http://thewashingtonstandard.com/why-christine-blasey-fords-high-school-yearbooks-were-scrubbed-faculty-approved-racism-binge-drinking-promiscuity/

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Wilko, 10/21/2018 8:57:25 AM     (No. 11804200)

But she passed "with flying colors", as if that description is proof positive.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Gop_guys, 10/21/2018 9:14:04 AM     (No. 11804219)

This is only chapter one of exposing the truth in this coup by the dark side of destroying this man.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: starboard, 10/21/2018 9:27:17 AM     (No. 11804237)


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Reply 14 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/21/2018 9:30:53 AM     (No. 11804242)

The legal, polygraph, FBI, Senators, and media, certainly have no ethics, so we can´t latch onto anything there. Their real protection from criminal prosecution: all of them are liars, and there are so many of them that it would take all the resources of the nation.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: strike3, 10/21/2018 9:32:02 AM     (No. 11804244)

Anybody who knows anything would refuse a polygraph test and Ford should have been familiar with the technique due to her career choice. The FBI can no longer be trusted at any level so the results can be ignored.

Where is all the leftist outrage concerning the poor mentally ill woman who was groped in her younger years and is a total wreck of a human being because of it? Once Kavanaugh was confirmed, the left knew the jig was up and they abandoned her. Where is Feinstein and her outrage over justice not upheld? They all knew that it was a circus. Last week´s circus was the Saudi/WaPo reporter. This week´s circus is the invasion from Honduras. The dems never give up using madness to attempt to further their sick goals. November 6 will not be the end of it.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: billw., 10/21/2018 9:32:17 AM     (No. 11804245)

Meant "NUT case"!!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 10/21/2018 10:52:37 AM     (No. 11804341)

Well - - ummm - - I was scared. I didn´t know what a polygraph test was - - so I was frightened. There were all these wires - - and people staring at me. And I think there was a camera - - but I really don´t know what cameras look like. And I didn´t have any caffeine. And this man kept asking me questions. I didn´t know who he was - - so I was afraid I was going to be attacked again. And there was only one door - - so I was suffocating with fear of how to get out. And there was still no caffeine. And I don´t understand your complicated world - - because I´m just an unfrozen cavewoman psychologist.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Leftcoast, 10/21/2018 11:18:17 AM     (No. 11804361)


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Reply 19 - Posted by: slrobi, 10/21/2018 11:37:43 AM     (No. 11804383)

in her testimony, she said that the polygraph test took a long time. For two questions???

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Reply 20 - Posted by: NotaBene, 10/21/2018 12:36:37 PM     (No. 11804455)

Justice Brett Kavanaugh is at work now. President Trump is the greatest in my lifetime. Long live Donald Trump, may God protect him from Democrats.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: wilmo, 10/21/2018 1:06:01 PM     (No. 11804481)

Blasey Ford was paid big money to invent this story. So were the other liars who came forward in an effort by the far left to sabotage Justice Kavanaugh. Following the money will lead us to this truth and to prosecute every dirty hand involved in this outrageous fraud.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: mc squared, 10/21/2018 1:10:35 PM     (No. 11804487)

Agree with #21. Who would risk a felony and lying to a committee without a BIG payoff?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: PAdiva, 10/21/2018 1:16:51 PM     (No. 11804493)

And what will the congress critters do about her dishonesty?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: dvc, 10/21/2018 3:09:19 PM     (No. 11804565)

Well, maybe you can´t trust lie detectors all the much, but what she really needed was a good phrenologist!

/s off

The entire deal was a corrupt Dem/Deep State op to try to keep Kavanaugh off the court.

No facts, no truths - anywhere in the entire crooked scam. Not any different than the movie "The Sting", except that these thugs were not ´lovable rogues´ by any stretch of the imagination. It was an evil, cold blooded, black hearted political operation, top to bottom. Each player a pure liar, playing a part of a scam.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: thelmalou, 10/21/2018 3:55:56 PM     (No. 11804610)

#17 - CLASSIC! You win the interwebz today!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: web, 10/21/2018 3:56:35 PM     (No. 11804613)

As a research psychologist herself, Ford teaches and practices how to beat lie detector tests using self-hypnosis to create false memories. The CIA then uses her technique so that double agents can pass lie detector tests and continue passing secrets.

Asking her to take a lie detector test as "proof" of her allegations is just unbelievable. The left creates these explosive, front page news psychodramas to overwhelm any opposition with a flood of lies, and the MSM provide the propaganda blitz to blind their brainwashed sheep to the truth.

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So CNN’s Jim Acosta scored some court points with a ruling that orders the White House to give back his press pass, at least for the time being. But he still presents as a smug elitist. He presented as an out-of-touch elitist the day he jerked away from the arm of the reaching White House intern — the day he refused to cede the microphone and cede the floor and cede his time to the many other journalists who were patiently waiting to pose questions to the president. But post-ruling, caught on camera walking from the courthouse,

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