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77. I'll believe it when I see it.
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  -Bill O'Reilly to Pay Court Costs of Fallen Marine's Father (who sued Westboro Baptist Church) sabra  Mar-31-10 11:36 AM   #0 
  - The legal fees are small compared to the size of the judgment. But credit where credit is due. n/t  Ian David   Mar-31-10 11:38 AM   #1 
  - $16,000 is small compared to $0?  whopis01   Mar-31-10 05:30 PM   #127 
  - Oh! My mistake then! Thanks! n/t  Ian David   Apr-01-10 10:21 AM   #183 
  - He has to pay WBC's legal fees. OUTRAGEOUS!  louis-t   Mar-31-10 07:51 PM   #152 
  - I still hate the guy but gotta give credit when it's due. K&R  no limit   Mar-31-10 11:39 AM   #2 
  - Yeah one good act doesn't make up for a lifetime of being an ass  slay   Mar-31-10 01:47 PM   #62 
  - Good for him.  Mz Pip   Mar-31-10 11:39 AM   #3 
  - Onetimes, maybe. He's gotta gain somehow on this.  pattmarty   Mar-31-10 03:28 PM   #97 
     - I'll hold my comments until...  AnneD   Apr-01-10 01:03 PM   #188 
  - I'll toast him for this, and this only...  arcane1   Mar-31-10 11:41 AM   #4 
  - No kudos from me.  SusanaMontana41   Mar-31-10 04:32 PM   #111 
  - It's probably the only decent thing he's done in his life! K&R!  TheDebbieDee   Mar-31-10 11:43 AM   #5 
  - That was my first thought.  Catshrink   Mar-31-10 01:01 PM   #45 
  - Mine too  sakabatou   Mar-31-10 01:45 PM   #60 
  - Catshrink, about that sign.  Quasimodem   Mar-31-10 04:47 PM   #117 
     - Oh I like that...  Catshrink   Mar-31-10 06:12 PM   #133 
  - Yup  Juche   Mar-31-10 02:34 PM   #75 
  - absolutely true...  NotThisTime   Mar-31-10 04:01 PM   #103 
  - Actually I can think of two others  rpannier   Mar-31-10 06:43 PM   #141 
  - Well, Y'know there are films of Hitler playing with the dog.  AlbertCat   Mar-31-10 08:12 PM   #154 
  - Wow, that's very admirable. What a surprise.  Matariki   Mar-31-10 11:43 AM   #6 
  - I know - credit where credit is due  Taverner   Mar-31-10 04:23 PM   #107 
  - I am shocked  buff2   Mar-31-10 11:43 AM   #7 
  - Good on you, Bill  Wickerman   Mar-31-10 11:44 AM   #8 
  - Wow, he does something nice.  Jamastiene   Mar-31-10 11:44 AM   #9 
  - talk about a slam to WBC - I hope he pays it in PENNIES - dumped on their lawn  tomm2thumbs   Mar-31-10 11:46 AM   #10 
  - Now THAT is the kind of out-of-the-box thinking we need! Memo to Bill-O! (nt)  14thColony   Mar-31-10 12:36 PM   #34 
  - I like that idea  rpannier   Mar-31-10 06:35 PM   #136 
  - There's a better way,,,  jmowreader   Mar-31-10 07:27 PM   #147 
     - Phelps could come out like Moses and part the pennies  rpannier   Mar-31-10 11:20 PM   #170 
        - The only way Phelps would "part the pennies like Moses"...  jmowreader   Apr-01-10 09:00 PM   #191 
  - Paid out in pennies  DissedByBush   Mar-31-10 11:43 PM   #171 
  - This is a fantastic thing that he is doing  benlurkin   Mar-31-10 11:47 AM   #11 
  - What does Bill-O want for this, a medal?  47of74   Mar-31-10 11:47 AM   #12 
  - Which is it, Chevy?  benlurkin   Mar-31-10 11:53 AM   #17 
  - Billo has an agenda  atreides1   Mar-31-10 02:49 PM   #81 
  - What's it to you?  Ikonoklast   Mar-31-10 04:40 PM   #116 
  - Bill knows which way the wind is blowin.  zonkers   Mar-31-10 04:59 PM   #121 
  - Thank you Chevy  hatesthegop   Apr-01-10 12:46 AM   #172 
  - That's very generous.  Renew Deal   Mar-31-10 11:48 AM   #13 
  - just heard about this on Howard Stern  pasto76   Mar-31-10 11:48 AM   #14 
  - Good for him, and good for DUers for a great response  pinboy3niner   Mar-31-10 11:50 AM   #15 
  - Hey, I'll salute this one. billo - you did something good. Truly.  calimary   Mar-31-10 11:52 AM   #16 
  - +1  pundaint   Mar-31-10 12:58 PM   #42 
     - Amazing, isn't it? To feel, sincerely, that billo deserves an attaboy.  calimary   Apr-02-10 04:20 AM   #192 
  - Thank you Bill.  Ganja Ninja   Mar-31-10 11:56 AM   #18 
  - I'm impressed. Good job, Bill! nt.  Hosnon   Mar-31-10 11:57 AM   #19 
  - Nice job, Billo  kanrok   Mar-31-10 11:59 AM   #20 
  - Shout out from DU, Billo. All is forgiven.  wtmusic   Mar-31-10 12:01 PM   #21 
  - I wouldn't go that far. Still, nice move. /nt  dorkulon   Mar-31-10 07:29 PM   #148 
  - Oh noes, Billo's compassion is showing...  Paulie   Mar-31-10 12:02 PM   #22 
  - Broken clock...twice a day...rape apologist...lather, rinse, repeat.  bullwinkle428   Mar-31-10 12:03 PM   #23 
  - Where is Hannity & his so-called Charity? nt.  SkyDaddy7   Mar-31-10 12:05 PM   #24 
  - He'd have donated except  rpannier   Mar-31-10 06:37 PM   #138 
  - I think it is absolutely terrible but  Bitwit1234   Mar-31-10 12:06 PM   #25 
  - I don't think there was a jury.  benlurkin   Mar-31-10 12:14 PM   #27 
     - I would hope he could appeal the reversal!  Cha   Mar-31-10 02:54 PM   #85 
        - I thought the whole thing was  Golden Raisin   Mar-31-10 09:51 PM   #164 
  - Good on him. Westboro protested at a local soldier's funeral  Mithreal   Mar-31-10 12:10 PM   #26 
  - Anyone think that Keith will make him an honorary mention  CLANG   Mar-31-10 12:15 PM   #28 
  - Yes, actually. I bet he will.  mac56   Mar-31-10 12:23 PM   #30 
  - I hope he does  zipplewrath   Mar-31-10 02:19 PM   #73 
  - I hope so  renate   Mar-31-10 01:45 PM   #61 
  - I hope KO holds off until the check has actually, you know, cleared.  katandmoon   Mar-31-10 02:41 PM   #78 
     - Excellent suggestion, katandmoon. n/t  BunkerHill24   Mar-31-10 02:57 PM   #86 
  - And some people say religion does no good!  14thColony   Mar-31-10 12:20 PM   #29 
  - while I credit Billo for doing this, I don't think its a good idea  Beaverhausen   Mar-31-10 12:23 PM   #31 
  - Well, thanks Bill. That is very nice of you.  superconnected   Mar-31-10 12:24 PM   #32 
  - Respectable. Now clean up the rest of your act, Bill. That fee represents the amount of time  truthisfreedom   Mar-31-10 12:28 PM   #33 
  - Wow, this is good news! Ya done good, Billo!  Cass   Mar-31-10 12:42 PM   #35 
  - O'Reilly is donating $16,500 to Westboro Baptist Church.  Yeahyeah   Mar-31-10 12:43 PM   #36 
  - No, the judge did that  Bluenorthwest   Mar-31-10 12:50 PM   #38 
     - Well said. +1  Adsos Letter   Mar-31-10 01:13 PM   #48 
     - +2. What a Shame When Bill O'Reilly Has To Be the Poster Child For "True" Chrisitans.  Toasterlad   Mar-31-10 01:35 PM   #53 
     - OMG  rpannier   Mar-31-10 06:39 PM   #140 
  - That might be the only decent thing he's ever done in his life.  cornermouse   Mar-31-10 12:43 PM   #37 
  - Yup.... this is a stance I will applaud. Good on you, O'Reilly  hlthe2b   Mar-31-10 12:55 PM   #39 
  - Surely, this is one of the signs of the looming apocolypse  deutsey   Mar-31-10 12:56 PM   # 
  - I wonder how many times he's going to mention this  sadbear   Mar-31-10 12:56 PM   #40 
  - Ouch. My head hurts.  Iggo   Mar-31-10 12:56 PM   #41 
  - Mine, too.  AwakeAtLast   Mar-31-10 01:26 PM   #51 
  - Mine hurts too. A flying pig just slammed into me.  Arugula Latte   Mar-31-10 01:42 PM   #57 
  - Is this the nut-job crowd that use military funerals to display hate against gays and lesbians?  h9socialist   Mar-31-10 01:00 PM   #43 
  - Bill O'Reilly is my HERO!!  ejbr   Mar-31-10 01:00 PM   #44 
  - Careful Bill!  Turbineguy   Mar-31-10 01:01 PM   #46 
  - I never thought I'd say this, but...hurray for Bill O'Reilly.  Berry Cool   Mar-31-10 01:06 PM   #47 
  - good on you Bill -nt  dem mba   Mar-31-10 01:16 PM   #49 
  - Who knew--Bill O Reallyevil is a MENSCH  librechik   Mar-31-10 01:21 PM   #50 
  - For once I'm with O'Reilly.  Initech   Mar-31-10 01:34 PM   #52 
  - We've actually come across "common-ground"...  IcyPeas   Mar-31-10 01:36 PM   #54 
  - Thank You, Bill. Someone Please Make Sure He Follows Through On This Promise.  Toasterlad   Mar-31-10 01:38 PM   #55 
  - Okay. That's a shock. But good for him! Maybe there is some hope for him.  HopeHoops   Mar-31-10 01:38 PM   #56 
  - You're a stopped clock on this, O'Falafel.  Ignis   Mar-31-10 01:44 PM   #58 
  - Thank you, Mr. O'Reilly.  chrisa   Mar-31-10 01:45 PM   #59 
  - Well, no one is pure evil ... Good man Bill !  Mr. Sparkle   Mar-31-10 01:47 PM   #63 
  - Good on him  ampad   Mar-31-10 01:47 PM   #64 
  - I was hoping someone would step up. Thanks, Bill. (okay, I'm choking on that, but it must be said!  DrZeeLit   Mar-31-10 01:52 PM   #65 
  - Credit where credit is due....  Jeff In Milwaukee   Mar-31-10 01:55 PM   #66 
  - Good for you, Bill.  Kadie   Mar-31-10 01:58 PM   #67 
  - Wow, the guy's not a total scumbag  Mad_Dem_X   Mar-31-10 01:59 PM   #68 
  - Wow he has a bit of human in him after all.  Chisox08   Mar-31-10 02:05 PM   #69 
  - Even a broken clock is right twice a day  XanaDUer   Mar-31-10 02:09 PM   #70 
  - Perhaps he was visited by three ghosts last night?  proteus_lives   Mar-31-10 02:13 PM   #71 
  - Lol !  Shining Jack   Mar-31-10 02:50 PM   #82 
  - Haw!  Mad_Dem_X   Apr-01-10 07:07 AM   #179 
  - i give him credit for doing a decent thing. the idea that people can  ejpoeta   Mar-31-10 02:18 PM   #72 
  - What? What? What?  Zoeisright   Mar-31-10 02:33 PM   #74 
  - Finally putting his money where his mouth is.  aquart   Mar-31-10 02:40 PM   #76 
  - I'll believe it when I see it.  katandmoon   Mar-31-10 02:40 PM   #77 
  - Pardon Me While I Remain Underwhelmed.  Paladin   Mar-31-10 02:46 PM   #79 
  - +1. And I promise we'll hear about this endlessly from the Billo.  Truth2Tell   Mar-31-10 09:39 PM   #163 
     - Amen. He'll Be Publicly Patting Himself On The Back For Years.  Paladin   Apr-01-10 08:37 AM   #181 
  - Seems like we mostly agree, Phelps is even worse than O'Loofah  Electric Monk   Mar-31-10 02:48 PM   #80 
  - Who the fuck thought I'd ever be thanking  Cha   Mar-31-10 02:52 PM   #83 
  - Well, that's decent of him.  crim son   Mar-31-10 02:53 PM   #84 
  - No snark from me for once. Kudos to Mr O'Reilly. n/t  denverbill   Mar-31-10 02:57 PM   #87 
  - Good!  ellie   Mar-31-10 02:58 PM   #88 
  - Great job, Bill. I disagree with amost everything you say, but this  icee   Mar-31-10 02:59 PM   #89 
  - If he does it, I'll give credit and kudos where it's due. n/t  krispos42   Mar-31-10 03:10 PM   #90 
  - well --- that's decent  samsingh   Mar-31-10 03:13 PM   #91 
  - A very good start....  Zambero   Mar-31-10 03:14 PM   #92 
  - It's a good deed, but I bet he uses it for everything it's worth. :)  deminks   Mar-31-10 03:17 PM   #93 
  - This good of him...I just wish someone like Keith O would have beaten  joeybee12   Mar-31-10 03:27 PM   #94 
  - Keith can still kick in for the judgment  marshall   Mar-31-10 03:39 PM   #99 
  - Good on you, Mr O'Reilly. n/t  myrna minx   Mar-31-10 03:27 PM   #95 
  - Even a broken clock.....zz  sellitman   Mar-31-10 03:28 PM   #96 
  - that was very nice of him, but i still  DesertFlower   Mar-31-10 03:29 PM   #98 
  - Very decent thing to do. nt  quiet.american   Mar-31-10 03:45 PM   #100 
  - First of all Mr Snyder is not obligated to pay any of phelps's legal fees  tularetom   Mar-31-10 03:49 PM   #101 
  - I'm thinking phony altruism from Mr. Bill...but in any case I'll pledge 5 of those shares  Enola Gay   Mar-31-10 04:14 PM   #105 
     - I can afford to pledge a couple  hatesthegop   Apr-01-10 12:52 AM   #173 
  - Finally BillO the Clown does something ethical  Taverner   Mar-31-10 03:56 PM   #102 
  - If this is fact  Libertas1776   Mar-31-10 04:12 PM   #104 
  - i'll be nice  backwoodsbob   Mar-31-10 04:22 PM   #106 
  - What if, just to trip him out, we send him flowers  Taverner   Mar-31-10 04:24 PM   #108 
  - How much do you want to bet O'Reilly will note that Phelps is a Democrat  NewJeffCT   Mar-31-10 04:25 PM   #109 
  - Okay, so Bill did something good.  hamsterjill   Mar-31-10 04:29 PM   #110 
  - Nope but I'd send him flowers  Taverner   Mar-31-10 05:33 PM   #128 
  - here my two cents:  howard112211   Mar-31-10 04:34 PM   #112 
  - Surprise surprise!  alp227   Mar-31-10 04:35 PM   #113 
  - When he actually pays the bills I will applaud  Uzybone   Mar-31-10 04:39 PM   #114 
  - While I seriously despise O'Reilly, there are times when I have to  rasputin1952   Mar-31-10 04:40 PM   #115 
  - the father and his attorney were on TV today and I think I heard  Gin   Mar-31-10 04:50 PM   #118 
  - This mudflap doesn't fool me for one damned minute  Stinky The Clown   Mar-31-10 04:51 PM   #119 
  - Good, but for him it's chump change. The PR will pay him back many times over. nt  onehandle   Mar-31-10 04:57 PM   #120 
  - Even a broken clock is right twice a day  LynneSin   Mar-31-10 05:07 PM   #122 
  - A rare instance...  nikto   Mar-31-10 05:20 PM   #123 
  - damn bill granstand much? n/t  craigmatic   Mar-31-10 05:22 PM   #124 
  - What? Did he find out that he was dying of a teminal illneess  notadmblnd   Mar-31-10 05:22 PM   #125 
  - But will the family take his money?  Wizard777   Mar-31-10 05:28 PM   #126 
  - He does something good, wonders never cease.  Jefferson23   Mar-31-10 05:35 PM   #129 
  - Donation by proxy?  SnakeEyes   Mar-31-10 05:43 PM   #130 
  - I am too. But O'Reilly is usually pretty supportive of the military...  SKKY   Mar-31-10 06:35 PM   #137 
  - Good for him  SoxFan   Mar-31-10 05:57 PM   #131 
  - You want to set an Example, Bill? Come out for gay rights.  gatorboy   Mar-31-10 06:12 PM   #132 
  - my sheer disgust...  greencharlie   Mar-31-10 06:13 PM   #134 
  - Good for O' Reilly  rpannier   Mar-31-10 06:33 PM   #135 
  - I agree that's a good thing the slimy SOB is doing.  ScottLand   Mar-31-10 06:38 PM   #139 
  - Never ever...would I agree with Billo, BUT, this time...  SoapBox   Mar-31-10 07:01 PM   #142 
  - I agree on all counts  MissDeeds   Mar-31-10 07:16 PM   #144 
  - Almost NO ONE likes Fred Phelps or the Westboro Baptist Church.  Quantess   Mar-31-10 07:07 PM   #143 
  - As much as I don't care for O'Reilly...this is a good deed.  rexcat   Mar-31-10 07:19 PM   #145 
  - does everyone know this thread made it to Raw Story front page? "Liberals cheer O'Reilly"  librechik   Mar-31-10 07:25 PM   #146 
  - Good for him.  CBHagman   Mar-31-10 07:43 PM   #149 
  - Never thought I'd say it, but kudos to O'Reilly.  Vidar   Mar-31-10 07:49 PM   #150 
  - Kudos to Billo  GrantDem   Mar-31-10 07:49 PM   #151 
  - This group here tries to help the families of the soldiers too:  Jefferson23   Mar-31-10 07:58 PM   #153 
  - He's paying the WBCs legal fees that they were trying to get from Mr. Snyder?  Still Blue in PDX   Mar-31-10 08:49 PM   #155 
  - I can only assume the the Ghost of Christmas's to come must have visited O'Lielly..  BrklynLiberal   Mar-31-10 09:00 PM   #156 
  - Something that Right and Left can all agree on: Fred Phelps is a major league asshole.  Danger Mouse   Mar-31-10 09:04 PM   #157 
  - Nice Gesture  Old Troop   Mar-31-10 09:07 PM   #158 
  - Gotta give credit where credit is due.  Hotdiggitydog   Mar-31-10 09:09 PM   #159 
  - BillO did something nice?  SpartanDem   Mar-31-10 09:17 PM   #160 
  - Charity Doesn't Serve Society, It Covers For Its Faults! nfm  Billsmile   Mar-31-10 09:28 PM   #161 
  - Tip of the hat to BillO. I love to be pleasantly surprised.  SaveOurDemocracy   Mar-31-10 09:34 PM   #162 
  - I won't give an inch on this piece of shit.  Ahpook   Mar-31-10 09:59 PM   #165 
  - Billo has done far more damage than 16K to the country  jeanmarc   Mar-31-10 10:38 PM   #166 
  - only goes to prove that EVERYONE hates the WBC. n/t  pepperbear   Mar-31-10 10:41 PM   #167 
  - I'll have to give him credit for this one  Richd506   Mar-31-10 10:44 PM   #168 
  - Good Deed  onpatrol98   Mar-31-10 10:48 PM   #169 
  - Would he do it without a ratings boost?  Chulanowa   Apr-01-10 02:10 AM   #174 
  - ZERO credit. If it were honorable we never would have heard about it.  bos1   Apr-01-10 03:17 AM   #175 
  - Billo finally shows one flash of decency  lbrtbell   Apr-01-10 03:25 AM   #176 
  - Newsmax? Bill O'Reilly?  Enthusiast   Apr-01-10 06:06 AM   #177 
  - True, or April's fool?  Christa   Apr-01-10 06:58 AM   #178 
  - Credit where credit is due.. that was a classy move Bill O'Reilly..  Peacetrain   Apr-01-10 07:34 AM   #180 
  - He should pay these kids' college tuition:  beac   Apr-01-10 10:04 AM   #182 
  - GOOD FOR BILL O'REILLY (and I thought I would never write those words) n/t  emulatorloo   Apr-01-10 11:06 AM   #184 
  - WTF is with all this Billo the Clown love? After what he's spewed, paying the bill is the LEAST he  valerief   Apr-01-10 11:16 AM   #185 
  - It's Embarrassing, Isn't It?  Paladin   Apr-01-10 11:43 AM   #186 
     - Me thinks they are not true DUers but moles. nt  valerief   Apr-01-10 05:33 PM   #189 
  - Good for Bill-o (never thought I'd be saying THAT!)  tom_paine   Apr-01-10 12:03 PM   #187 
  - I know this is an upopular position but I agree with the judge's ruling  alarimer   Apr-01-10 06:59 PM   #190 
  - Dump truck, 1,651,000 pennies (unwrapped), Westboro Baptist Church parking lot.  aikoaiko   Apr-02-10 05:18 AM   #193 
  - Good for him.  panzerfaust   Apr-02-10 05:20 AM   #194 
 

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