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LSdemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-06-05 02:05 AM
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34. The editorial column is the only really repulsive aspect of the WSJ
The rest of the paper is actually a well-written thorough account of US and, to a certain extent, world business news.
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  -My dad ordered me a subscription to the WSJ without telling me! blueblitzkrieg  Jan-05-05 06:57 PM   #0 
  - Maybe he's trying to "protect you"...  theycanbiteme   Jan-05-05 06:59 PM   #1 
  - Just call WSJ for a refund and buy something you would like  Bluebear   Jan-05-05 07:00 PM   #2 
  - LoL, no kidding  blueblitzkrieg   Jan-05-05 07:03 PM   #7 
     - why say no to free paper mache?  NuttyFluffers   Jan-05-05 07:15 PM   #18 
  - I think you are, but I rather enjoy the WSJ. They've got articles like  latteromden   Jan-05-05 07:00 PM   #3 
  - Just think of it as expensive toilet paper  wuushew   Jan-05-05 07:00 PM   #4 
  - OUCH! n/t  phylny   Jan-06-05 05:18 AM   #37 
  - Order your father a subscription to --  Old Crusoe   Jan-05-05 07:02 PM   #5 
  - Or "The Advocate". Or "Bitch". Or "Ms."  jdj   Jan-05-05 11:55 PM   #28 
     - Or "High Times" n/t  CatholicEug   Jan-06-05 11:26 AM   #48 
  - Get him a subscription to The Nation for his birthday  tk2kewl   Jan-05-05 07:02 PM   #6 
  - Now that's a good idea!  blueblitzkrieg   Jan-05-05 07:03 PM   #9 
     - Especially on his birthday  tk2kewl   Jan-05-05 07:28 PM   #20 
  - Go to a pet shop and buy a parakeet.  ocelot   Jan-05-05 07:03 PM   #8 
  - Donate it to the library. There are worse publications.  Inland   Jan-05-05 07:04 PM   #10 
  - speaking of worse  hfojvt   Jan-05-05 08:09 PM   #25 
  - Ask her to send you a foreign language version  Inland   Jan-06-05 11:08 AM   #44 
  - True. Their news reporting is solid, whatever the editorial slant  0rganism   Jan-06-05 02:47 AM   #36 
  - You can put it on "vacation hold" and donate it to a school  sbj405   Jan-06-05 06:14 AM   #39 
  - Yes, you're right to be annoyed...  mcscajun   Jan-05-05 07:05 PM   #11 
  - it's actually a very good newspaper  Syrinx   Jan-05-05 07:06 PM   #12 
  - keep every paper  Dying Eagle   Jan-05-05 07:08 PM   #13 
  - You should tell him "I don't read Totalitarian Propaganda Rags"  tom_paine   Jan-05-05 07:08 PM   #14 
  - Send him a "thank you" note. Really.  eallen   Jan-05-05 07:09 PM   #15 
  - think about it this way...had you had a republican child  lionesspriyanka   Jan-05-05 07:09 PM   #16 
  - Can you afford a sub to the Nation or Mother Jones?  Logansquare   Jan-05-05 07:15 PM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-05-05 07:17 PM   #19 
  - Actually, the WSJ has its uses.  Cleita   Jan-05-05 08:01 PM   #21 
  - Try this...  Opposite Reaction   Jan-05-05 08:02 PM   #22 
  - Actually, the WSJ is a valuable tool when used properly.  Plaid Adder   Jan-05-05 08:05 PM   #23 
  - The Wall Street Urinal? Talk about vested interest.  bobbyboucher   Jan-05-05 08:08 PM   #24 
  - I read (Canada's) National Post.  SeveneightyWhoa   Jan-05-05 10:41 PM   #26 
  - Many uses for WSJ  kineneb   Jan-05-05 11:53 PM   #27 
  - I'd cancel it.  Bouncy Ball   Jan-05-05 11:55 PM   #29 
  - Thank him, it's one of the best papers you can get  dummy-du1   Jan-06-05 12:38 AM   #30 
  - yep  JakeH   Jan-06-05 12:42 AM   #31 
  - Seconded (nt)  ThorsHammer   Jan-06-05 12:04 PM   #50 
  - Send him a subscription to Mother Jones. lol eom  genieroze   Jan-06-05 12:47 AM   #32 
  - You'll be surprised at the range and integrity of the articles.  jsquared   Jan-06-05 01:59 AM   #33 
  - The editorial column is the only really repulsive aspect of the WSJ  LSdemocrat   Jan-06-05 02:05 AM   #34 
  - I was just coming to post the exact same thing  flygal   Jan-06-05 02:14 AM   #35 
  - Mother Jones makes a loverly birthday present, I'm told...  annabanana   Jan-06-05 05:28 AM   #38 
  - I wish someone would do that for me. That's a nice gift.  Enraged_Ape   Jan-06-05 06:18 AM   #40 
  - When I read it in college they were knocking Carter for the huge deficit.  hollowdweller   Jan-06-05 06:55 AM   #41 
  - it's the thought that counts--the thought was probably disrespectful  LisaLL   Jan-06-05 06:58 AM   #42 
  - Cancel it with an explanation to the company and to your father as to why.  leesa   Jan-06-05 07:44 AM   #43 
  - Tell him he has to read leftwing blogs and news sources everyday too  GreenPartyVoter   Jan-06-05 11:09 AM   #45 
  - I don't think your Dad reads the WSJ, if he thinks it'll change your mind  orangepeel68   Jan-06-05 11:17 AM   #46 
  - read it and thank him for the subscription.  hickman1937   Jan-06-05 11:26 AM   #47 
  - This is just like something my mom would do  ernstbass   Jan-06-05 11:58 AM   #49 

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