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Witness: Salazar
threatened Colorado reporter

Politico, by Byron Tau

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 11/14/2012 8:58:04 AM

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar threatened to punch a reporter on a recent trip to Colorado, according to witnesses. Dave Philipps, a reporter for the Colorado Springs Gazette, tried to ask Salazar about his appointments to the Bureau of Land Management and the wild horse population in the state. Specifically, Philipps had questions about the government´s relationship with a wild horse buyer who allegedly sold more than 1,700 horses to Mexican slaughterhouses. Ginger Kathrens, executive director of the Cloud Foundation, witnessed the exchange between Salazar and a reporter. Her organization put out a release cataloging the exchange and blasting Salazar

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What do you expect from a administration full of thugs?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 11/14/2012 9:07:15 AM     (No. 9013363)

The corruption in the federal wild horse program extends back at least to Bruce Babbitt, who shut down a federal grand jury in Del Rio to avoid exposure. It didn´t start with Salazar.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kanphil, 11/14/2012 9:09:45 AM     (No. 9013373)

I´m going to give the obnoxious Salazar a pass on this one. I myself would like to punch a member of the MSM, every day.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: locomotivebreath1901, 11/14/2012 9:10:41 AM     (No. 9013377)

Bring it, Mr. Sect´y.

A hefty fine and jail time would´ve been worth beeotch slapping the snot out of Salazar´s arrogant lil pinhead.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 11/14/2012 9:22:24 AM     (No. 9013418)

This occurred before election day. The media hid the altercation until after Nov. 6.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 11/14/2012 9:23:41 AM     (No. 9013421)

All hail Barack "Hugo Chavez" 0bama and his minions.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nina584, 11/14/2012 9:34:23 AM     (No. 9013460)

This man is a true fraud. Selling our wild horses to slaughter. I would have punched him for ee.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: WyoEagle, 11/14/2012 9:49:07 AM     (No. 9013490)

The reporter should have called local police and reported this....with witnesses. In Wyoming this would constitute an assault which comes before the battery. Both are crimes.

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