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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-22-10 01:10 PM
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  -Update: NPR exec says Juan Williams crossed the line before Botany  Oct-22-10 09:48 AM   #0 
  - the white-wing responds...  blue sky at night   Oct-22-10 09:55 AM   #1 
  - Technically he didn't lose his job; he was an independent contractor  mediaman007   Oct-22-10 10:03 AM   #2 
  - Your post makes no sense to me. nt  verges   Oct-22-10 10:21 AM   #5 
     - here ya go...  blue sky at night   Oct-22-10 02:23 PM   #18 
        - Your last sentence still really doesn't make sense with  verges   Oct-22-10 02:46 PM   #19 
           - I couldn't care less about the guy...  blue sky at night   Oct-22-10 03:03 PM   #20 
  - I truly believe that Fox in building victim brand, will make him increasingly miserable and  WingDinger   Oct-22-10 10:04 AM   #3 
  - Palin has played the victim card all the way bank.  Botany   Oct-22-10 10:14 AM   #4 
  - yup, they're huge on bile and faux righteous indignation -- consider the "war on christmas" crap  unblock   Oct-22-10 10:25 AM   #7 
  - Don't most sociopaths believe they are the aggrieved party? n/t  EFerrari   Oct-22-10 11:25 AM   #11 
  - Let the right shriek on!  cilla4progress   Oct-22-10 10:23 AM   #6 
  - half a brain and not a bigot n/t  subsuelo   Oct-22-10 12:01 PM   #14 
  - Fox can keep him. nt  glitch   Oct-22-10 10:29 AM   #8 
  - I hear the guys at fox news call him 'Token'  sadbear   Oct-22-10 10:35 AM   #9 
  - Link?  emilyg   Oct-22-10 01:10 PM   #15 
  - "Those Muslims"? You mean "Those Muslims" are profiled?  herbm   Oct-22-10 10:36 AM   #10 
  - ALL passengers are *screened* by security before they board a plane  Turborama   Oct-22-10 11:31 AM   #12 
     - Sorry, classes of folks referred to as "those -_____!" irk me. Usualy there is a racial slur  herbm   Oct-22-10 11:54 AM   #13 
  - I would like to hear Juan Williams explain how his comment about Michelle Obama and  yellowcanine   Oct-22-10 01:17 PM   #16 
  - .....  No Elephants   Oct-23-10 11:47 AM   #51 
  - so what he really fears is the professionalism of the airport screeners?  Supersedeas   Oct-22-10 01:33 PM   #17 
  - Seemed like a garbophobe to me. Gives a whole new meaning to the term  No Elephants   Oct-23-10 11:35 AM   #50 
  - Here's my professional air screener story  Yupster   Oct-25-10 12:15 AM   #87 
  - NPR Defends Firing Williams as Criticism Mounts  Turborama   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #21 
  - I would have fired Williams years ago  Orrex   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #22 
  - Didn't he also guest host O'Reilly's show once?  Crazy Dave   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #23 
     - Entirely possible, but I admit that I don't know  Orrex   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #24 
     - Everyone's a sellout in the news and entertainment industry  Crazy Dave   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #28 
     - Juan Williams was born in 1954...  Eric J in MN   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #33 
        - Thank you. Sorry, wrong preposition.  Orrex   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #36 
     - He does and did tonight. The repeat has just finished and he was almost in tears  Turborama   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #29 
  - you can tell its all Repukes calling.............  Historic NY   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #25 
  - NPR, PBS... anything PUBLIC is BAD  gmoney   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #26 
  - And it's pledge drive week  Crazy Dave   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #31 
     - local station here didn't seem to have troulble meeting its hourly goals this evening  Iris   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #37 
        - I forgot to mention  Crazy Dave   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #40 
        - I expect it will produce an uptick in donations.  Crunchy Frog   Oct-22-10 11:57 PM   #43 
           - I'm considering donating for the first time in a lot of years  Iris   Oct-22-10 11:59 PM   #44 
              - I would not consider donating, myself.  Crunchy Frog   Oct-23-10 12:55 AM   #46 
                 - yeah -that's why I'm on the fence  Iris   Oct-23-10 09:04 AM   #47 
  - Yawn. Dixie Chicks get blasted for a simple statement..  JustFiveMoreMinutes   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #27 
  - NPR is really the only place to get real news  Crazy Dave   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #32 
     - REALLY?? THE ONLY PLACE??  SocialistLez   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #35 
     - No not really but it's where I get most of mine %'wise  Crazy Dave   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #41 
     - You're wrong  ProudDad   Oct-24-10 01:52 PM   #74 
  - Let's get something straight...  CoffeeCat   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #30 
  - It's extremely important to the right wing--that Muslim bashing be allowed and celebrated.  Hatalles   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #38 
  - Excellent post!  Turborama   Oct-23-10 01:23 PM   #58 
     - Of course!  CoffeeCat   Oct-23-10 04:30 PM   #73 
  - Criticism from people who DO NOT LISTEN  SocialistLez   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #34 
  - Corporate Funded National Propaganda Radio (NPR)... (n/t)  ProudDad   Oct-24-10 01:53 PM   #75 
  - Right now attacking and mocking  obliviously   Oct-22-10 11:49 PM   #39 
     - Williams should be allowed to get away with consistently violating his contract because he's black?  Turborama   Oct-23-10 12:12 AM   #45 
     - Apparently he should have conformed to his white masters wishes.  obliviously   Oct-23-10 09:13 AM   #48 
        - You're now saying NPR fired him because they are racist? Another wow!  Turborama   Oct-23-10 10:37 AM   #49 
        - List NPR's other black anchors for me.  obliviously   Oct-23-10 11:47 AM   #52 
           - FWIW, until he appeared on TV, I always thought Juan Williams was a young Latino!  hedgehog   Oct-23-10 12:06 PM   #53 
           - List NPR's other black anchors for me.  obliviously   Oct-23-10 01:08 PM   #56 
           - Williams was NOT an "anchor"  ProudDad   Oct-24-10 02:05 PM   #76 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-10 01:23 PM   #59 
           - NPR did not fire him for being black. Read the OP & post #28 to see the real reason he was fired.  Turborama   Oct-23-10 12:23 PM   #54 
              - List NPR's other black anchors for me.  obliviously   Oct-23-10 01:07 PM   #55 
                 - Prove that they fired him for being black.  Turborama   Oct-23-10 01:09 PM   #57 
                    - Prove to me they didn't  obliviously   Oct-23-10 01:32 PM   #60 
                       - The details in the OP, post #28 and the fact he hasn't made that claim himself are proof  Turborama   Oct-23-10 01:37 PM   #61 
                          - Talk is cheap  obliviously   Oct-23-10 01:52 PM   #62 
                             - It's it's up to you if you want to think NPR are bigots for firing Williams for being a bigot  Turborama   Oct-23-10 01:57 PM   #63 
                             - I think the suspicion of bigotry stems from the lack of on-air diversity.  LiberalAndProud   Oct-24-10 11:43 PM   #86 
                                - If you look below, you'll see there is no lack on on-air diversity.  Turborama   Oct-25-10 10:30 PM   #92 
                             - The black community will only be better off without this disgusting hack  EFerrari   Oct-23-10 02:15 PM   #66 
                                - "maligning them at a credible outlet" is what this poster is trying to do  Turborama   Oct-23-10 02:18 PM   #67 
                                   - I did a bit of research on Williams this morning.  EFerrari   Oct-23-10 02:25 PM   #68 
                                   - Flame war?  obliviously   Oct-23-10 02:47 PM   #69 
                                      - Look, if you have a problem with who NPR's hiring you should take it up with them in a letter  Turborama   Oct-23-10 03:01 PM   #70 
                                      - There's aren't and actually, when Williams worked for them  EFerrari   Oct-23-10 03:24 PM   #71 
                                      - Mario Armstrong doesn't count?  mbperrin   Oct-24-10 02:16 PM   #77 
                                      - Dee Dee Bridgewater no good?  mbperrin   Oct-24-10 02:23 PM   #78 
                                      - Korva Coleman unqualified?  mbperrin   Oct-24-10 02:31 PM   #79 
                                      - Cheryl Corley not black enough?  mbperrin   Oct-24-10 02:34 PM   #80 
                                      - Audie Cornish - closet white woman?  mbperrin   Oct-24-10 02:35 PM   #81 
                                      - Closet white woman!  Turborama   Oct-25-10 10:33 PM   #93 
                                      - Corey Dade? Black man or no?  mbperrin   Oct-24-10 02:36 PM   #82 
                                         - Not a single one of your examples is an anchor  obliviously   Oct-24-10 07:33 PM   #83 
                                            - Oh? Better look again at those job titles. And these are far from all at  mbperrin   Oct-24-10 10:50 PM   #84 
                                               - You prefer to live in your illusion  obliviously   Oct-24-10 11:17 PM   #85 
                                               - Well, obliviously, you've certainly lived up to your handle.  mbperrin   Oct-25-10 07:36 AM   #90 
                                               - Thank you very much!  obliviously   Oct-25-10 09:19 PM   #91 
        - That's what he does for a living. Roger Ailes lurves him.  EFerrari   Oct-23-10 02:12 PM   #65 
     - A man who habitually blames black people for discrimination.  EFerrari   Oct-23-10 02:01 PM   #64 
  - The idiot wingnuts don't even know or care  Crunchy Frog   Oct-22-10 11:52 PM   #42 
  - The Juan Williams story is a distraction to take focus away from Chamber of Commerce foreign $ and  Tx4obama   Oct-23-10 04:13 PM   #72 
  - Well it ain't working here.  savalez   Oct-25-10 12:39 AM   #88 
  - Juan was fired and hired for the same thing.  savalez   Oct-25-10 12:41 AM   #89 
 

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