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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-06-11 10:00 PM
Response to Reply #30
31. What disconnect? That's what friends do. They don't pass on stupid bullshit
that you don't need to hear.
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  -Veteran Journalist (Helen) Thomas Resumes Column Today in News-Press Newsjock  Jan-06-11 10:38 AM   #0 
  - Good for her.  hlthe2b   Jan-06-11 10:50 AM   #1 
  - She's back?? Thank goodness! We need her!  DesertDiamond   Jan-06-11 11:18 AM   #2 
  - Good health, best wishes, and thanks to Helen Thomas for not giving up. Rec. n/t  Judi Lynn   Jan-06-11 11:29 AM   #3 
  - Cheers to Helen Thomas -- good news!!  defendandprotect   Jan-06-11 11:34 AM   #4 
  - well good for her!!! Kick and recommend!!!  Douglas Carpenter   Jan-06-11 11:39 AM   #5 
  - I remain firmly convinced, too, Mr. Benton. Thanks for looking into it and thanks for giving her  No Elephants   Jan-06-11 11:45 AM   #6 
  - that some claimed to be anti-Semetic?  davidinalameda   Jan-06-11 12:15 PM   #7 
  - Some? There's always people who scream "anti-semite" in response to anti-zion comments.  Wilms   Jan-06-11 01:16 PM   #10 
  - Here's her statement:  CTyankee   Jan-06-11 01:47 PM   #16 
  - No I don't "get the picture."  CTyankee   Jan-06-11 01:49 PM   #17 
  - I think it is a tragedy the state of Israel was created.  Threedifferentones   Jan-06-11 07:28 PM   #26 
  - I'm sure there are a number of Jews who would agree that there is tragedy.  CTyankee   Jan-07-11 12:06 AM   #40 
     - You're right, apples and oranges.  Threedifferentones   Jan-07-11 06:29 AM   #48 
        - I don't think I ever said that the "Arabs are more wrong than the Jews."  CTyankee   Jan-07-11 09:18 AM   #50 
  - I support Israel and Palestine in their 1947 UN-established boundaries.  boppers   Jan-06-11 10:23 PM   #33 
  - I have an abiding fondness for Helen but her remarks were indeed anti-semitic  cali   Jan-06-11 03:14 PM   #19 
  - so if you're anti-Zionist  davidinalameda   Jan-06-11 05:54 PM   #23 
     - Hating a state that refused to conform to its boundaries and committed numerous war-crimes...  boppers   Jan-06-11 10:17 PM   #32 
        - Is the political situation that you deplore all the fault of Israel?  CTyankee   Jan-06-11 11:56 PM   #38 
           - Nope. It has many players, with many faults.  boppers   Jan-07-11 12:03 AM   #39 
              - Those "children" , the Jews, have been fighting irrational hatred and persecution  CTyankee   Jan-07-11 12:08 AM   #41 
                 - The Arab "children" have a history, too.  boppers   Jan-07-11 12:20 AM   #43 
                    - I'm not Jewish, but now having grandchildren who are being raised as Jews  CTyankee   Jan-07-11 12:27 AM   #44 
                    - I think I have a bit of the Bielski mindset in me.  boppers   Jan-07-11 12:40 AM   #45 
                       - "flee and rebuild" is exactly what the Jews did.  CTyankee   Jan-07-11 12:52 AM   #46 
                          - Okay, you make lots of points:  boppers   Jan-07-11 01:22 AM   #47 
                             - First of all, I don't like theocracies myself. I'm glad to have a wall of separation  CTyankee   Jan-07-11 09:39 AM   #51 
                                - Also check out Templar banking which came before the Medici's.  boppers   Jan-07-11 11:51 PM   #60 
                    - and they've fought back  davidinalameda   Jan-07-11 12:59 PM   #56 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-07-11 12:14 AM   #42 
     - overwrought minorities and vast majority  davidinalameda   Jan-07-11 09:07 AM   #49 
  - it`s about time!  madrchsod   Jan-06-11 12:23 PM   #8 
  - I'm so glad to know this!  lunatica   Jan-06-11 01:10 PM   #9 
  - ;)  freshwest   Jan-06-11 03:29 PM   #21 
  - Helen Thomas, After a Stumble, Returns as Columnist  SecularMotion   Jan-06-11 01:30 PM   #11 
  - I always thought the right made this an issue to get rid of her.  ananda   Jan-06-11 01:30 PM   #12 
  - Ya can't keep a good woman down!  lunatica   Jan-06-11 01:30 PM   #13 
  - Good...K&R  midnight   Jan-06-11 01:30 PM   #14 
  - This is great news!  femrap   Jan-06-11 01:30 PM   #15 
  - Veteran Journalist Thomas Resumes Column Today in News-Press  kpete   Jan-06-11 02:16 PM   #18 
  - Excellent news! n/t  Catherina   Jan-06-11 03:28 PM   #20 
  - AWESOME!!!! (nt)  fascisthunter   Jan-06-11 03:52 PM   #22 
  - I'm glad this is finally out.  DFW   Jan-06-11 06:43 PM   #24 
  - An anti-semite gets a voice in a small paper.  robcon   Jan-06-11 07:08 PM   #25 
  - That didn't take long  DFW   Jan-06-11 09:15 PM   #29 
     - In other words, you will shield her from having to "suffer" criticism.  Psephos   Jan-06-11 09:32 PM   #30 
        - What disconnect? That's what friends do. They don't pass on stupid bullshit  EFerrari   Jan-06-11 10:00 PM   #31 
        - To the ears of the criticized, all criticism is stupid bullshit.  Psephos   Jan-06-11 10:56 PM   #35 
           - Not really. Your editor's job, your co-workers' role, your readers' job  EFerrari   Jan-06-11 11:09 PM   #36 
              - Mine are all Venn diagrams.  Psephos   Jan-06-11 11:41 PM   #37 
                 - DFW is Helen's friend.  EFerrari   Jan-07-11 04:00 PM   #57 
                    - Yes, I read that before my first post.  Psephos   Jan-07-11 09:12 PM   #58 
        - This might come as news  DFW   Jan-07-11 11:03 AM   #54 
  - I love Helen.  Lucinda   Jan-06-11 10:52 PM   #34 
  - I'll trust you when you say she's not anti-semitic. Sadly, some of her comments  cali   Jan-07-11 11:19 AM   #55 
  - You can't keep a good woman down. nt  bemildred   Jan-06-11 07:41 PM   #27 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-06-11 07:49 PM   #28 
  - She's still senile  slackmaster   Jan-07-11 10:12 AM   #52 
  - Interesting  DFW   Jan-07-11 10:55 AM   #53 
  - Quite the downhill slide. This is a local rag devoted to HOA activity and -  lynne   Jan-07-11 09:23 PM   #59 

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