James O’Keefe, the College Years

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 10:51 am

A friend passes on a copy of the inaugural issue of The Centurion, the conservative paper James O’Keefe started at Rutgers University — before he worked for a year at the Leadership Institute, helping conservatives on other campuses start their own publications.

The issue is after the jump, and it’s worth checking out now that we know that O’Keefe’s alleged co-conspirators also came from the world of conservative campus activism. And O’Keefe’s first editor’s note contains the statement — “the truth will set you free” — that he gave to reporters when leaving the courthouse yesterday.

Disguising truth has helped every blood-thirsty tyrant and dictator keep the shackles on humanity throughout history.  Let us rock the foundations of academia and challenge the thrones that have for too long indoctrinated us about our world and the context in which we live. As the Journal of Conservative thought at Rutgers university THE CENTURION will try its hardes to serve to that end.  Turn the page. You may read things you agree with and you may read things that you disagree with. But at least you’ll come closer to realizing your own truth, and in the words of Jesus Christ, “The truth shall set you free.”

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ignatov
Comment posted January 27, 2010 @ 11:20 am

“challenge the thrones that have for too long indoctrinated us”

We're being indoctrinated by thrones? Jimmy O'Keefe, cub reporter, shure duz rite gud.


scottchilders
Comment posted January 27, 2010 @ 12:45 pm

He hid in a bathroom while his daddy bailed him out.

I hope he ends up the most Conservative pincushion in General Populatioin.


strangely_enough
Comment posted January 27, 2010 @ 1:47 pm

Their “NYT” is better than the Onion.


chrisjay
Comment posted January 27, 2010 @ 4:49 pm

“I can take about an hour on the tower of power, as long as I gets a little golden shower…”
—-Frank Zappa


NeoConsR Scum
Comment posted January 27, 2010 @ 9:29 pm

What a douchebag- so self- absorbed.
I'm not a biblical scholar, but did – Jesus really say “The truth shall set you free?”


gmania
Comment posted January 28, 2010 @ 8:43 am

Mr. O'Keefe, at the time, was 19-20 years old. Despite some typos and poor wording here and there, he started a journal that ignited a conservative revolution in the heart of a very liberal campus.

Five years later he's causing massive headaches for some of the largest, most powerful, liberal organizations in America.

What exactly have you done lately?


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Dee321
Comment posted January 31, 2010 @ 1:11 pm

It is from the Bible. John 8:32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

O'Keefe takes it out of context.
John meant the truth will set you free from sin.

He did not mean the truth will set you free when you commit a Felony. O'Keefe and his three cohorts are charged with entering Federal Property under FALSE PRETENSES with the intent of committing a FELONY.

The only way the Truth is going to help O'Keefe and friends is to put them in Prison for 10 years.


Dee321
Comment posted January 31, 2010 @ 6:11 pm

It is from the Bible. John 8:32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

O'Keefe takes it out of context.
John meant the truth will set you free from sin.

He did not mean the truth will set you free when you commit a Felony. O'Keefe and his three cohorts are charged with entering Federal Property under FALSE PRETENSES with the intent of committing a FELONY.

The only way the Truth is going to help O'Keefe and friends is to put them in Prison for 10 years.


lv bag
Comment posted September 29, 2010 @ 3:25 pm

What a douchebag- so self- absorbed.
I'm not a biblical scholar, but did – Jesus really say “The truth shall set you free?”


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