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109. LOL
that's a lot to expect from somebody with only an eighth grade education
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  - Juan Williams FIRED: NPR Sacks Analyst Over Fox News cory777  Oct-21-10 12:35 AM   #0 
  - I have been keeping an eye on O'Lielly's show for the past week and saw that.  Turborama   Oct-21-10 12:43 AM   #1 
  - maybe faux  la la   Oct-21-10 12:54 AM   #2 
  - Don't forget Mara Lyinsombitch...  stlsaxman   Oct-21-10 06:12 AM   #24 
  - Cokie Boggs Roberts ... eom  Kolesar   Oct-21-10 07:02 AM   #36 
  - though she looks like a preying mantis, i call her Cokie The Clown...  stlsaxman   Oct-21-10 07:42 AM   #54 
  - She's Been Disappeared  otohara   Oct-21-10 11:07 AM   #190 
     - she was spotted locally  ChairmanAgnostic   Oct-21-10 12:04 PM   #217 
     - That would be the second time that "This Week" replaced her  Kolesar   Oct-21-10 12:07 PM   #220 
  - +1  mazzarro   Oct-21-10 12:31 PM   #232 
  - Don't cry for Juan.  disndat   Oct-21-10 08:45 AM   #101 
     - you know what?  SemperEadem   Oct-21-10 05:05 PM   #298 
     - True ... I was just posting that ... and as I recall the stories about him ....  defendandprotect   Oct-21-10 06:54 PM   #319 
  - It's a ratings bonanza.  John Kerry VonErich   Oct-21-10 02:03 AM   #6 
  - OK, I'm not taking credit for this, but  BonnieJW   Oct-21-10 08:28 AM   #92 
     - you did.  barbtries   Oct-21-10 10:13 AM   #160 
     - Good one! I think you most certainly would have played a part in it  Turborama   Oct-21-10 11:06 AM   #188 
     - Good for you for standing against these "reporters" ......  defendandprotect   Oct-21-10 06:59 PM   #321 
     - My exact sentiments as well.....  BrklynLiberal   Oct-21-10 07:01 PM   #322 
  - Adios Juan...don't let the door hit you in the ass on the way out....  Hulk   Oct-21-10 01:10 AM   #3 
  - This was way past due.  Frank Booth   Oct-21-10 01:17 AM   #4 
  - Precisely  Sherman A1   Oct-21-10 06:26 AM   #25 
  - +1  Roland99   Oct-21-10 07:18 AM   #39 
  - What, are they wearing Crescent arm-bands or something?  boppers   Oct-21-10 01:39 AM   #5 
  - Do you "get nervous"  dotymed   Oct-21-10 04:41 AM   #9 
  - I personally would get very nervous if I saw Amish people on an airplane.  tclambert   Oct-21-10 05:39 AM   #18 
  - Only If They Were the Pilots, I Think  Demeter   Oct-21-10 05:43 AM   #20 
  - LOL  Kolesar   Oct-21-10 08:52 AM   #109 
  - Many of them drive,  dotymed   Oct-21-10 06:52 AM   #32 
  - I get very nervous when I see Whit e Male Christians entering or exiting office buildings  Harry Monroe   Oct-21-10 07:00 AM   #35 
  - McVeigh claimed to be agnostic  roxiejules   Oct-21-10 08:23 AM   #89 
  - He was associated with the white Christian separatists movements.  John Q. Citizen   Oct-21-10 12:10 PM   #222 
  - What Chrisitan group was McVeigh associated with?  roxiejules   Oct-21-10 10:04 PM   #335 
  - He did not do his terrorism in God's name,  burnsei sensei   Oct-21-10 12:39 PM   #238 
  - and the 911 bombers didn't do it for Allah.  provis99   Oct-21-10 02:13 PM   #267 
     - EXACTLY RIGHT ON, I've wanted to say this and couldn't find the words. THANKYOU, THANKYOU, THANKYOU  herbm   Oct-21-10 02:44 PM   #273 
     - If not for Allah, then who or what?  burnsei sensei   Oct-21-10 04:41 PM   #294 
     - good question...  ensemble   Oct-21-10 07:23 PM   #323 
     - Isn't a fatwa religious?  roxiejules   Oct-21-10 11:01 PM   #343 
  - McVeigh also claimed "Army had implanted a chip in his buttocks to track him"....  defendandprotect   Oct-21-10 07:45 PM   #325 
  - Not to mention of any gathering of 3 or more white males.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 09:58 AM   #144 
  - The difference is McVeigh didn't do it in the name of Christianity  Ter   Oct-22-10 02:06 PM   #357 
  - Me too! Where there are Amish, there are usually horses.  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 09:51 AM   #141 
  - With Juan, that means horses' asses.  ChairmanAgnostic   Oct-21-10 12:06 PM   #218 
  - And horse patooty, too!  herbm   Oct-21-10 02:46 PM   #274 
  - I would be nervous of them if I were traveling with my dogs  WatchWhatISay   Oct-21-10 01:13 PM   #254 
  - I have had it with those Monkey-Fightin' Shakers on  mochajava666   Oct-21-10 01:35 PM   #258 
  - I'd be afraid that they'd raise a barn on the airplane. nt  Deep13   Oct-21-10 07:59 AM   #67 
  - I'd be terrified  jonthebru   Oct-21-10 11:46 AM   #210 
  - I would get nervous if I saw snakes on an airplane.  Uncle Joe   Oct-21-10 12:08 PM   #221 
  - Were the guys who  The Wizard   Oct-21-10 05:36 AM   #16 
     - NO KIDDING  Kolesar   Oct-21-10 07:03 AM   #37 
  - Good riddance...  TheeHazelnut   Oct-21-10 03:50 AM   #7 
  - +1  mazzarro   Oct-21-10 04:57 AM   #11 
  - Wouldn't it be surprising if FOX has no use for him because he is out at NPR?  mediaman007   Oct-21-10 05:15 AM   #14 
  - I think that is a good question, and one worth watching.  eyepaddle   Oct-21-10 08:00 AM   #69 
  - I was wondering if anybody else remembered his horrid performance on  eyepaddle   Oct-21-10 07:58 AM   #66 
  - i thought he was on just for a year while the other  mrs_p   Oct-21-10 02:32 PM   #271 
  - in one interview with a person friend of his John Feinstein, he was described as  stevebreeze   Oct-21-10 08:02 AM   #72 
  - Chimpy  dotymed   Oct-21-10 04:39 AM   #8 
  - So it's Bush's fault?  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:53 AM   #64 
     - Follow the time line.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:07 AM   #154 
     - Bush packed the CPB board  1gobluedem   Oct-21-10 11:59 AM   #215 
        - No. CPB only funds part of NPR  MedicalAdmin   Oct-22-10 05:57 AM   #344 
     - You are asking some of the people at DU  BoneDaddy   Oct-21-10 12:37 PM   #236 
  - FOX Anal-ists  Hubert Flottz   Oct-21-10 04:46 AM   #10 
  - that's about 10 years too late  ProfessorPlum   Oct-21-10 05:07 AM   #12 
  - One hopes that Mara Liasson will be on her way too.  ProfessorPlum   Oct-21-10 05:07 AM   #13 
     - Let's fire everyone there with a non-liberal viewpoint  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:33 AM   #46 
        - Mara Liasson is supposed to be a journalist  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-10 07:45 AM   #58 
        - She's a commentator, not a reporter  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:59 AM   #68 
        - her and williams are dishonest sacks of shit  Steerpike   Oct-21-10 08:10 AM   #80 
        - "Intellectual criminals" !!!  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:30 AM   #95 
        - nope  Steerpike   Oct-21-10 08:37 AM   #98 
        - I don't defend their views or even watch them much  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:41 AM   #99 
           - they do not have the right to jack shit  Steerpike   Oct-21-10 08:54 AM   #111 
           - It is censorship pure and simple  Bragi   Oct-21-10 09:09 AM   #120 
              - civil discourse?  Steerpike   Oct-21-10 09:18 AM   #125 
              - +1  HCE SuiGeneris   Oct-23-10 12:25 PM   #365 
              - Do you actually know what Censorship means, Bragi?  MinM   Oct-21-10 09:38 AM   #132 
              - Yeah, I know what it means  Bragi   Oct-21-10 09:49 AM   #139 
                 - Bragi: Why are Fox, NPR, and all other media outlets "Censoring" you?  MinM   Oct-21-10 10:01 AM   #148 
                 - I work for an NPR affiliate  1gobluedem   Oct-21-10 12:03 PM   #216 
                    - Excellent insight which should be an OP in its own right!!!  Turborama   Oct-21-10 12:22 PM   #226 
                    - So they have warned him before? Bigotry is not easy to  sabrina 1   Oct-21-10 01:10 PM   #252 
                    - Thanks for the explanation. It makes a lot of sense.  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 01:48 PM   #264 
                    - Thanks for posting it as an OP, it is required reading for those who still don't get it (link)  Turborama   Oct-21-10 02:25 PM   #270 
                    - If Juan signed his name to that contract, then he deserves to be fired  SemperEadem   Oct-21-10 05:15 PM   #303 
              - Censorship is when the GOVERNMENT shuts down discourse.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:17 AM   #164 
              - No it is NOT!  Bragi   Oct-21-10 10:35 AM   #170 
              - ha!  Steerpike   Oct-21-10 10:40 AM   #176 
              - I've always thought that  burnsei sensei   Oct-21-10 12:44 PM   #242 
              - you are wrong. it's not censorship. it was his J-O-B to adhere to standards and practices...  nashville_brook   Oct-21-10 10:47 PM   #338 
              - Correct me if I am wrong, but.....  backtomn   Oct-21-10 11:15 AM   #195 
                 - I saw this on another thread today, where the funding comes from...  meeshrox   Oct-21-10 07:26 PM   #324 
                 - Surely you are not equating NPR with the government, are you?  MedicalAdmin   Oct-22-10 06:04 AM   #345 
              - That's racism, not a "controversial viewpoint."  Daemonaquila   Oct-21-10 10:39 AM   #173 
              - The statement from the his boss  eilen   Oct-21-10 02:49 PM   #275 
           - Free speech? Puhlease.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:14 AM   #162 
           - exactly  SemperEadem   Oct-21-10 05:20 PM   #304 
           - It's not just you  Abq_Sarah   Oct-21-10 06:06 PM   #310 
           - "free speech" doesn't mean Juan Williams has a god-given right to be an NPR commentator  nashville_brook   Oct-21-10 10:44 PM   #337 
        - Let's criminalize disagreement now  rtw   Oct-21-10 12:29 PM   #231 
        - So who exactly are the "right-wing commentators" on NPR?  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Oct-21-10 09:03 AM   #119 
           - First of all no one mentioned is just a commentator.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:22 AM   #165 
           - Secret right-wingers? I don't know about that  Doctor_J   Oct-21-10 12:34 PM   #234 
           - David Brooks, for one -- but more importantly, do you need RW talking points to stay awake?  nashville_brook   Oct-21-10 10:49 PM   #339 
              - Nah, I just listen to Ed Schultz to stay awake  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Oct-22-10 05:52 PM   #363 
        - Bullshit...she's listed as a "national political CORRESPONDENT"  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-10 09:39 AM   #133 
        - I've never heard Liasson put her personal views out there much on NPR or Fox  RZM   Oct-21-10 10:37 AM   #171 
        - It is not the non-liberal view. It is pushing the fucking right wing lies  rurallib   Oct-21-10 08:00 AM   #70 
        - And you get to define "truth" I presume  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:07 AM   #78 
           - +10  Myrina   Oct-21-10 08:29 AM   #94 
           - Where? How?  verges   Oct-21-10 09:01 AM   #117 
           - Uh no. But it is not hard to tell when Williams distorts facts.  rurallib   Oct-21-10 10:00 AM   # 
           - I agree.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:24 AM   #167 
           - Well said.  Psephos   Oct-21-10 01:10 PM   #251 
        - You clearly don't get it.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:10 AM   #159 
        - You miss the point  Bragi   Oct-21-10 10:39 AM   #172 
           - I never called you a Nazi .  MedicalAdmin   Oct-22-10 06:16 AM   #346 
        - Being a racist is not having a different point of view, it is  efhmc   Oct-21-10 11:26 AM   #200 
        - The Keeper in Star Trek's "The Cage" said it best:  marshall   Oct-21-10 02:58 PM   #278 
  - About time!  on point   Oct-21-10 05:21 AM   #15 
  - GOOD RIDDANCE TO BAD RUBBISH!  RoccoR5955   Oct-21-10 05:36 AM   #17 
  - recommend  TexasObserver   Oct-21-10 05:39 AM   #19 
  - I've been sick of Williams for years and years.  mwb970   Oct-21-10 05:59 AM   #21 
  - Agreed  Sherman A1   Oct-21-10 06:26 AM   #26 
  - Well, I guess I have to contribute some money to them.  yellowwood   Oct-21-10 06:03 AM   #22 
  - I wouldn't do that  Doctor_J   Oct-21-10 06:48 AM   #29 
     - NPR is all wingers now. They were taken over a couple years ago.  harun   Oct-21-10 04:21 PM   #293 
  - YAYYYY!!!  stlsaxman   Oct-21-10 06:09 AM   #23 
  - Three cheers for censorship!!!  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:21 AM   #40 
     - wha- they don't have censorship in Canada???  stlsaxman   Oct-21-10 07:47 AM   #61 
     - We have dreadful, bad censorship  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:03 AM   #75 
        - When was the last time you heard anyone on NPR saying ANYTHING in favor of Obama???  stlsaxman   Oct-21-10 09:41 AM   #135 
        - He wasn't fired for "expressing right-wing views" exactly, he was fired for blatant Islamophobia  Turborama   Oct-21-10 11:00 AM   #187 
           - And yet you questioned Rick Sanchez being fired for his comments  oberliner   Oct-21-10 11:37 AM   #205 
              - I was only going by what was in the article in the OP at the time  Turborama   Oct-21-10 11:48 AM   #212 
                 - Ok - fair enough  oberliner   Oct-21-10 12:33 PM   #233 
                    - My responses do not illustrate what you're looking for  Turborama   Oct-21-10 12:39 PM   #239 
     - He can still say whatever he wants.  Deep13   Oct-21-10 08:02 AM   #71 
     - Really?  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:10 AM   #79 
        - His viewpoint is not being suppressed.  Deep13   Oct-21-10 08:15 AM   #83 
           - So you expecting a robust debate soon on radical Islamicism?  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:55 AM   #114 
           - You sure get a hard on about censorship.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:33 AM   #169 
           - That is irrelevant  backtomn   Oct-21-10 11:22 AM   #198 
     - Silly conflation.  glitch   Oct-21-10 08:47 AM   #104 
     - Wrong. My concern is this:  Bragi   Oct-21-10 09:17 AM   #123 
        - well, I have mixed feelings about free speech  newspeak   Oct-21-10 10:55 AM   #184 
        - Dude, seriously, take a look around DU and ask yourself:  eyepaddle   Oct-21-10 11:37 AM   #204 
     - Uh Oh. Mrs Jones.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:27 AM   #168 
     - Boo fucking hoo.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Oct-22-10 05:09 PM   #359 
  - What took them so long?  baldguy   Oct-21-10 06:35 AM   #27 
  - There are still DUers who think that Juan is one of us  Doctor_J   Oct-21-10 06:45 AM   #28 
  - Some of us still support the principle of free speech  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:22 AM   #42 
     - Some of us don't think that tax dollars should support fascist propaganda  Doctor_J   Oct-21-10 07:44 AM   #57 
     - +1000  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-10 07:46 AM   #60 
     - Can you cite the part of the Williams transcript that is fascist propaganda?  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:11 AM   #81 
        - All of his transcripts over all the years, really?  glitch   Oct-21-10 08:57 AM   #116 
           - You sound like a Stalinist  Bragi   Oct-21-10 09:11 AM   #122 
              - You're the one saying that you don't listen to NPR - so how would you know?  devilgrrl   Oct-21-10 09:25 AM   #126 
              - I read the transcript /nt  Bragi   Oct-21-10 09:29 AM   #130 
                 - Oh well, saying stupid shit will get you trouble. Boo Hoo Juan Williams.  devilgrrl   Oct-21-10 10:42 AM   #179 
              - Yes. And students of Cold War history  burnsei sensei   Oct-21-10 12:48 PM   #243 
     - Your responses are a monument to idiocy!  Vinnie From Indy   Oct-21-10 11:52 AM   #213 
     - +1,000,000,000  devilgrrl   Oct-21-10 12:23 PM   #227 
     - Hey, Bragi, you're in very good company. Look:  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Oct-22-10 05:37 PM   #362 
  - Tough Cookies !! n/t  orbitalman   Oct-21-10 06:48 AM   #30 
  - This should come as no surprise since the MSM has been telling us for years to be afraid /nt  still_one   Oct-21-10 06:52 AM   #31 
  - Just think, if he didn't watch FAUX "News" he might not of been so fearful & could have kept his job  mod mom   Oct-21-10 06:55 AM   #33 
  - On the apparently huge appetite for censorship here  Bragi   Oct-21-10 06:56 AM   #34 
  - No Censorship Here  yellowwood   Oct-21-10 07:21 AM   #41 
  - non-biased = views I agree with  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:30 AM   #44 
     - Or maybe he simply got fired for not  LanternWaste   Oct-21-10 08:45 AM   #102 
  - The difference is  Ineeda   Oct-21-10 07:41 AM   #51 
  - He's a commentator, not a reporter  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:45 AM   #59 
  - I don't agree -- he can express his opinions about the news, sure  Ineeda   Oct-21-10 08:30 AM   #96 
     - No, you are wrong. His personal opinions have no place  SemperEadem   Oct-21-10 05:40 PM   #307 
        - Good point. Sorry you had to be rude to make it. n/t  Ineeda   Oct-21-10 06:05 PM   #309 
           - build a bridge and get over it.  SemperEadem   Oct-21-10 06:09 PM   #312 
              - LOL  Ineeda   Oct-21-10 06:17 PM   #314 
  - this! True true true  SemperEadem   Oct-21-10 05:37 PM   #306 
  - I'll give a shit about Williams' "right" to talk on the radio...  Deep13   Oct-21-10 08:17 AM   #87 
  - You really need to learn more about what censorship is. People on this thread have been trying to  glitch   Oct-21-10 09:10 AM   #121 
  - I'll stick my neck out and agree with you.  Pacifist Patriot   Oct-21-10 09:17 AM   #124 
  - Why don't you go have your hissy fit at a site where it will be more appreciated?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Oct-22-10 05:13 PM   #360 
  - Bye Juan and take Mara with you.  Kind of Blue   Oct-21-10 07:08 AM   #38 
  - Editorial balance = no conservative viewpoints? /nt  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:39 AM   #48 
     - Well, at least it equals no dishonest shills. nt  eyepaddle   Oct-21-10 07:52 AM   #63 
     - Thank you for beating me to it.  Kind of Blue   Oct-21-10 08:03 AM   #74 
     - I nominate you for the most red herrings ever created on a single thread in DU.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:40 AM   #174 
     - Seconded n/t  Turborama   Oct-21-10 12:13 PM   #225 
     - Hey Bragi  RetroLounge   Oct-21-10 06:11 PM   #313 
  - Reaction to this vs. Reaction to Sanchez firing somewhat different?  oberliner   Oct-21-10 07:24 AM   #43 
  - Perception schmerception!  Cirque du So-What   Oct-21-10 07:31 AM   #45 
  - I didn't want to ask a leading question or prejudge anyone's response  oberliner   Oct-21-10 08:15 AM   #84 
  - DU usually supports censorship of non-liberal viewpoints  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:37 AM   #47 
  - Does "non-liberal" viewpoint equate to bigoted, biased fear mongering?  PassingFair   Oct-21-10 07:51 AM   #62 
  - If what Williams said is "bigoted, biased fear mongering" then...  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:15 AM   #82 
     - He was talking about brown skinned people on an airplane.  PassingFair   Oct-21-10 08:24 AM   #90 
     - No, he was not talking about skin colour or citizenship  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:49 AM   #105 
        - Are you scared of muslins?  PassingFair   Oct-21-10 08:53 AM   #110 
           - I already said I wasn't afraid of Muslims, I am supporting free speech /nt  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:56 AM   #115 
           - So you think any news person should be able to say anything?  PassingFair   Oct-21-10 09:03 AM   #118 
              - I see little comparison between the two incidents  Bragi   Oct-21-10 09:28 AM   #128 
              - Imus claims he was just making a joke.  PassingFair   Oct-21-10 09:37 AM   #131 
              - News organizations should have the right to maintain certain standards among employees.  totodeinhere   Oct-21-10 12:37 PM   #237 
           - I saw nothing wrong with what he said  joeglow3   Oct-21-10 12:35 PM   #235 
     - Are you still trying to work out if you're Islamaphobic or not?  Turborama   Oct-21-10 11:27 AM   #201 
     - What if Juan had said  DeadEyeDyck   Oct-21-10 08:40 PM   #331 
  - Don't worry, your point has been made and I think it is reasonable.  wmbrew0206   Oct-21-10 08:17 AM   #88 
  - personally  Steerpike   Oct-21-10 09:28 AM   #129 
  - that's a bullshit claim attacking all of us here  fascisthunter   Oct-21-10 09:49 AM   #138 
  - I should back up what?  Bragi   Oct-21-10 09:54 AM   #143 
     - your perversion of what censorship is pretty plain to see here  fascisthunter   Oct-21-10 10:01 AM   #149 
        - Perversion!  Bragi   Oct-21-10 10:09 AM   #157 
  - I can. I remember we came down hard on Harry Reid  Kind of Blue   Oct-21-10 11:39 AM   #207 
  - No  Doctor_J   Oct-21-10 07:43 AM   #55 
     - Has anyone defended Williams and suggested he should not have been fired?  oberliner   Oct-21-10 08:16 AM   #85 
        - Me  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:25 AM   #91 
           - Have you found common cause with other DUers?  oberliner   Oct-21-10 08:28 AM   #93 
           - Yes, I find myself in the minority  Bragi   Oct-21-10 08:46 AM   #103 
              - Interesting - thanks for sharing your perspective!  oberliner   Oct-21-10 08:50 AM   #107 
           - it is fearmongering  newspeak   Oct-21-10 11:22 AM   #199 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-21-10 07:39 AM   #49 
  - I don't give a red cent to NPR or Chicago Public Radio until Mara Liasson follows him out  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-10 07:40 AM   #50 
  - deleted by author /nt  Bragi   Oct-21-10 07:42 AM   #52 
  - Morally bankrupt water carrier for Republicans  anachro1   Oct-21-10 07:42 AM   #53 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-21-10 07:43 AM   #56 
  - Don't let the door hit you in the ass on the way out. nt  Deep13   Oct-21-10 07:57 AM   #65 
  - about time!  handmade34   Oct-21-10 08:03 AM   #73 
  - Give me a break  Roy Rolling   Oct-21-10 08:05 AM   #76 
  - Hope they hire Hannity or maybe Christine O'Donnell to take his place.  rurallib   Oct-21-10 08:06 AM   #77 
  - Juan WIlliams has alwas puzzled me  d_r   Oct-21-10 08:16 AM   #86 
  - Money makes the world go around...Very simple.  rgbecker   Oct-21-10 08:51 AM   #108 
  - It seems the guy got more extreme over the years...  kjackson227   Oct-21-10 08:54 AM   #112 
  - ..and just his 'general' aura lately....  la la   Oct-21-10 01:41 PM   #261 
  - ^Best post on this thread  Kolesar   Oct-21-10 08:55 AM   #113 
  - His nuanced and varied views on certain subjects don't fit your stereotype  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 10:05 AM   #152 
  - I get what your saying  d_r   Oct-21-10 11:46 AM   #211 
  - I think he generally has been something of a token for Fox  RZM   Oct-21-10 10:54 AM   #182 
  - I thought he was dreadful on "Talk of the Nation"  LisaM   Oct-21-10 12:24 PM   #228 
  - I was on a plane  Turbineguy   Oct-21-10 08:31 AM   #97 
  - Couldn't have happened to a better person, imho.  kjackson227   Oct-21-10 08:43 AM   #100 
  - Finally!!  X_Digger   Oct-21-10 08:49 AM   #106 
  - Here's some questions...  elias7   Oct-21-10 09:27 AM   #127 
  - Great questions  Bragi   Oct-21-10 09:41 AM   #134 
  - those people are blind  Steerpike   Oct-21-10 09:49 AM   #137 
  - Sure - blame the very folks who don't own the networks or blogs.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:50 AM   #181 
     - hey, don't forget O'lliely  newspeak   Oct-21-10 11:06 AM   #189 
  - Either he's not allowed to feel that way, or not allowed to disclose his feelings in public  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 09:54 AM   #142 
  - Thank you  RZM   Oct-21-10 11:08 AM   #191 
  - Terrorists rely on the element of surprise.  Starbucks Anarchist   Oct-21-10 05:01 PM   #297 
  - Political correctness sucks.  robcon   Oct-21-10 09:43 AM   #136 
  - Fox News let him say it...  MinM   Oct-21-10 10:07 AM   #153 
  - Fired for making an honest disclosure about his personal feelings about something  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 09:50 AM   #140 
  - public figures like that should NOT be honest about their racist feelings  Enrique   Oct-21-10 09:59 AM   #146 
  - Williams isn't a public figure. He's a paid talking head, and an at-will employee.  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 10:02 AM   #150 
  - IMO, that's not his job. His job is to comment on NEWS  Ineeda   Oct-21-10 10:00 AM   #147 
  - People who get paid to comment on news aren't allowed to have personal feelings?  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 10:03 AM   #151 
  - Have them, yes. Broadcast them, no.  Ineeda   Oct-21-10 10:41 AM   #177 
     - That's quite a leap of faith there  RZM   Oct-21-10 11:21 AM   #197 
     - It sounded to me like a personal admission of weakness  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 11:38 AM   #206 
  - He was not a commentator on NPR  1gobluedem   Oct-21-10 12:07 PM   #219 
  - Correction - his job at NPR was to analyze the news, not comment on it.  hedgehog   Oct-21-10 03:01 PM   #280 
     - That's true, and reinforces my POV. n/t  Ineeda   Oct-21-10 03:13 PM   #284 
        - Agreed!  hedgehog   Oct-21-10 03:32 PM   #288 
  - What if his "honest disclosure of personal feelings" was "I think all women are sluts at heart...  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-10 11:08 AM   #192 
  - Absurd comparison  elias7   Oct-21-10 12:49 PM   #244 
     - It's not absurd at all: his statement is a "random fear or perversion"  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-10 01:28 PM   #255 
        - I respectfully disagree  elias7   Oct-21-10 04:50 PM   #296 
           - Yes  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-10 05:10 PM   #301 
              - You're calling me a bigot for being afraid in an unfamiliar neighborhood?  elias7   Oct-21-10 09:29 PM   #332 
  - I have many honest, personal feelings about my co-workers  LanternWaste   Oct-21-10 01:06 PM   #248 
  - So, Juan, how's it feel to be one of "the little people" who ARE terminated without cause?  patrice   Oct-21-10 09:59 AM   #145 
  - I wonder if he'll be able to collect unemployment insurance  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 10:15 AM   #163 
  - that helps some.  barbtries   Oct-21-10 10:08 AM   #155 
  - Freedom of speech prohibits GOVERNMENT INTERFERENCE  Doctor_J   Oct-21-10 10:08 AM   #156 
  - I suspect that NPR has been looking for a pretense on which to fire JW for a long time  slackmaster   Oct-21-10 10:14 AM   #161 
  - You miss a big point  Bragi   Oct-21-10 10:42 AM   #178 
  - I am a leftist. I don't support censorship.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-21-10 10:54 AM   #183 
  - This isn't censorship.  bushmeister0   Oct-21-10 10:55 AM   #185 
  - To me, he could have said what he said  newspeak   Oct-21-10 11:32 AM   #202 
  - +1million!  Turborama   Oct-21-10 12:10 PM   #223 
  - no, YOU miss the only point: Standards and Practices (it's a journalism thing...look it up)  nashville_brook   Oct-21-10 10:52 PM   #340 
  - Williams will have more time to appear on Faux now and will get more exposure than ever before.  totodeinhere   Oct-21-10 12:42 PM   #240 
     - and my donations to NPR will no longer buy his $300 shirts that he wears on Billo's show.  nashville_brook   Oct-21-10 10:53 PM   #341 
     - He can buy plenty of shirts with his new $2 million contract with Faux. n/t  totodeinhere   Oct-22-10 08:06 AM   #347 
     - Indeed. This will be the best career move he ever made  Doctor_J   Oct-22-10 12:30 PM   #354 
  - What the fuck took them so long?  Chakab   Oct-21-10 10:09 AM   #158 
  - I'm gonna party!  kestrel91316   Oct-21-10 10:23 AM   #166 
  - His rhetoric is stuck in the GWB era.  felix_numinous   Oct-21-10 10:40 AM   #175 
  - Good!  Scurrilous   Oct-21-10 10:45 AM   #180 
  - So will Williams get rehired by Fox News this time?  alp227   Oct-21-10 11:00 AM   #186 
  - He already has a contract with Fox News.  totodeinhere   Oct-21-10 01:08 PM   #250 
  - So tired of the political correct BS.  Milo_Bloom   Oct-21-10 11:11 AM   #193 
  - FOX won't hire him Full time  jsgindc   Oct-21-10 11:13 AM   #194 
  - yup  Steerpike   Oct-21-10 11:39 AM   #209 
  - wrong, fox just offered him $2,000,000 contract  crazyjoe   Oct-21-10 05:23 PM   #305 
  - I never liked him...especially after his admitted desires for Condi Rice.....  ElsewheresDaughter   Oct-21-10 11:15 AM   #196 
  - It's good to see NPR do something right.  BlueMTexpat   Oct-21-10 11:34 AM   #203 
  - I dunno ... NPR has really dropped the ball the past seven or eight years.  SomeGuyInEagan   Oct-21-10 11:39 AM   #208 
  - Can anyone imagine...  MissMillie   Oct-21-10 11:57 AM   #214 
  - I don't know if he'd mind that much  RZM   Oct-21-10 12:53 PM   #246 
  - Its good to get our bigotry out in the light. Its the only way to get rid of it. Closet bigotry  herbm   Oct-21-10 12:12 PM   #224 
  - He does have free speech rights, but they are irrelevant to this situation  Turborama   Oct-21-10 12:26 PM   #229 
  - He was not speaking for NPR or PRI, NPR already knew of his appearance and job on Fox, he may have  herbm   Oct-21-10 01:40 PM   #260 
     - You didn't go to the link, did you. It's not about "free speech", he violated NPR's ethics code...  Turborama   Oct-21-10 02:17 PM   #268 
        - What ethics code? NPR wanted to restrain his free speech. He did not misrepresent his authority to  herbm   Oct-21-10 04:46 PM   #295 
  - You're probably going to get a response from a DUer  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-10 01:36 PM   #259 
     - His bigotry is not dispicable. Limbaughs is. O'Rielly's is. I think Juan can be talked down. The oth  herbm   Oct-21-10 01:45 PM   #263 
  - like it or not  wxgeek7   Oct-21-10 12:28 PM   #230 
  - You are so right. Right after Sept 11, a friend who is one of the most open minded and hearted peopl...  herbm   Oct-21-10 02:59 PM   #279 
  - I know Juan personally  earthlite   Oct-21-10 12:43 PM   #241 
  - If you know him personally, you should pass this on to him  Turborama   Oct-21-10 12:49 PM   #245 
  - You saying you know him IS the new low of DU  jsgindc   Oct-21-10 01:30 PM   #256 
  - Your friend is either a bigoted racist asshole  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-10 01:30 PM   #257 
  - There is no reason to leave this thread. Supporting him or not.  herbm   Oct-21-10 02:42 PM   #272 
  - He wasn't "fired over free speech"!  Turborama   Oct-21-10 02:52 PM   #276 
     - He was fired over free speech. He was being interviewed, not commenting and he did not clain to be s  herbm   Oct-21-10 03:04 PM   #281 
        - Wow, you really are stubborn. He wasn't fired "for free speech." That doesn't even make sense  Turborama   Oct-21-10 03:14 PM   #285 
           - He was fire over free speech, regardless of the contract. What don't you get?  herbm   Oct-21-10 03:42 PM   #290 
              - I'm not the one who doesn't get it  Turborama   Oct-21-10 08:01 PM   #328 
  - so, is he as much of a suck-up in person as he is on teevee?  nashville_brook   Oct-21-10 10:55 PM   #342 
  - Door, ass, etc.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Oct-22-10 05:17 PM   #361 
  - What if "plane" was "white neighborhood" and "muslim" was "cop"?  elias7   Oct-21-10 12:55 PM   #247 
  - None of the 9/11 hijackers wore "muslim garb"  tinrobot   Oct-21-10 01:06 PM   #249 
  - Good... NPR doesn't need Faux News plants in there advancing their agenda  budkin   Oct-21-10 01:13 PM   #253 
  - Yah!!!!! As with Cokie and Mara, you never know if their opinion  demigoddess   Oct-21-10 01:42 PM   #262 
  - Whatever happened to "Can't we all just get along"?  golfguru   Oct-21-10 02:06 PM   #265 
  - Juan Williams always showed a overt preference for conservatives...  Ozymanithrax   Oct-21-10 02:12 PM   #266 
  - So what? There are good conservatives. And closet fascist liberals with agendas that would be at  herbm   Oct-21-10 03:07 PM   #282 
  - His peference shaded everything he said.  Ozymanithrax   Oct-21-10 06:50 PM   #317 
  - Juan Williams was also accused by a number of women of sexual harassment ....  defendandprotect   Oct-21-10 06:46 PM   #316 
     - I neve heard that...  Ozymanithrax   Oct-21-10 06:52 PM   #318 
     - Absolute bullshit!  earthlite   Oct-21-10 09:51 PM   #334 
        - No, it isn't.  eyepaddle   Oct-22-10 10:51 AM   #351 
  - bigotry or not it was a dumb statement and brown nosing..  Green_Lantern   Oct-21-10 02:19 PM   #269 
  - Free speech is speech without any vetting required past hate, slander, disruption to public safety.  herbm   Oct-21-10 03:09 PM   #283 
     - well if his views don't reflect the platform of the news agency he  Green_Lantern   Oct-21-10 03:17 PM   #286 
        - So if my employer is prolife and I am interviewed on tv speaking pro choice, I should be fired?  herbm   Oct-21-10 03:41 PM   #289 
           - Well, I guess that depends on what sort of ethics policy the employer has in place and  eyepaddle   Oct-21-10 04:07 PM   #292 
           - So you believe there is a sliding scale on rights. You and I have more freedom to free speech than  herbm   Oct-21-10 05:08 PM   #299 
              - It's called an "ethics policy" and lots of places have them.  eyepaddle   Oct-22-10 08:17 AM   #348 
           - it depends on your job...  Green_Lantern   Oct-22-10 10:42 AM   #350 
              - Uh-oh...you just introduced nuance to a right-winger.  U4ikLefty   Oct-22-10 06:28 PM   #364 
  - YES!  harmonicon   Oct-21-10 02:57 PM   #277 
  - My Teabagger Boss  Beavker   Oct-21-10 03:22 PM   #287 
  - That's been the right winger line, "his Opinion", 1st Amendment. He was paid to report, not give  Thor_MN   Oct-21-10 06:09 PM   #311 
  - A sign of life from NPR which should never have hired Juan Williams in the first place....  defendandprotect   Oct-21-10 03:59 PM   #291 
  - Lay down with Fox, get up with fleas.  Faygo Kid   Oct-21-10 05:09 PM   #300 
  - Now they need to get rid of Cokie Roberts.  Odin2005   Oct-21-10 05:11 PM   #302 
  - about time... long ago gave up his objectivity drinking the fox "friends" koolaid n/t  BREMPRO   Oct-21-10 05:58 PM   #308 
  - Williams should have been fired on 9/14/2001 when he advocated genocide  dharmamarx   Oct-21-10 06:24 PM   #315 
  - I will not miss that idiot. Let FAUX NOISE use him up.  BrklynLiberal   Oct-21-10 06:58 PM   #320 
  - Fox news has been using him up for years...they have offered him a job and he is happy to take it.  ElsewheresDaughter   Oct-21-10 08:10 PM   #330 
     - Sure makes one wonder if that was not his plan all along...  BrklynLiberal   Oct-22-10 04:10 PM   #358 
  - Juan less bell to answer...Juan less egghead to fry.  Ticonderoga   Oct-21-10 07:50 PM   #326 
  - I don't guess that they're going to replace him with his twin, Amal....  PassingFair   Oct-21-10 07:54 PM   #327 
  - Fox and Murdoch are forming a HUGE counter attack to defund NPR and PBS again....  ElsewheresDaughter   Oct-21-10 08:08 PM   #329 
  - Juan Williams --- Biggest Loser of 2010  Major Hogwash   Oct-21-10 09:41 PM   #333 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-21-10 10:14 PM   #336 
  - Conservatives and liberals should both be on NPR, CNN and Fox  Bragi   Oct-22-10 08:19 AM   #349 
  - We live in an Empire, not a liberal democacy. That shows you just how bad  John Q. Citizen   Oct-22-10 11:30 AM   #352 
     - What bothers me so is this:  Bragi   Oct-22-10 01:26 PM   #356 
  - Why was he fire?  tweetypie   Oct-22-10 11:51 AM   #353 
  - re  Steve20   Oct-22-10 12:51 PM   #355 
  - bump  RantinRavin   Nov-05-10 04:29 PM   #366 
 

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