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Garbo 2004 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-07-05 10:11 PM
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79. A gov't that lies to the people & a media that doesn't call them on it.
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  -CNN wants YOUR opinion: What is the greatest threat to Democracy? BigBearJohn  May-07-05 04:48 PM   #0 
  - George Bush?  MuseRider   May-07-05 04:50 PM   #1 
  - Polls in Europe seem to agree  Peake   May-07-05 04:52 PM   #4 
  - That was certainly my first thought.  BrklynLiberal   May-07-05 06:45 PM   #32 
  - Anyone not hear of "Fahrenheit 4.51 ??  Imagevision   May-09-05 09:44 AM   #115 
  - Dick Cheney  DrDebug   May-07-05 04:51 PM   #2 
  - The media is the greatest threat to our democracy.  Tactical Progressive   May-07-05 04:51 PM   #3 
  - Here's mine.  lady lib   May-07-05 05:11 PM   #11 
  - perfect, just perfect response  cybildisobedience   May-07-05 05:33 PM   #15 
  - Thanks.  lady lib   May-07-05 06:47 PM   #34 
  - They don't want to look at anything  Tactical Progressive   May-07-05 05:45 PM   #21 
  - I watched "All the President's Men" the other morning  SemperEadem   May-09-05 11:02 AM   #128 
  - I agree! This is the perfect response!  hue   May-07-05 06:46 PM   #33 
  - Thanks.  lady lib   May-07-05 06:53 PM   #37 
  - You forgot the Paula Abdul/American Idol crapfest. n/t  Hissyspit   May-08-05 01:40 AM   #95 
  - Thankfully, I missed hearing about that one. n/t  lady lib   May-08-05 04:43 PM   #107 
  - Can I just cut and paste your post into my email?  Up2Late   May-08-05 01:53 AM   #96 
     - Sure.  lady lib   May-08-05 04:45 PM   #108 
  - Agreed!!!!!!  jrthin   May-07-05 05:34 PM   #17 
  - YES. The corporate media. Pure and simple. nt  BullGooseLoony   May-07-05 07:59 PM   #56 
  - The lack of a good, unbiased, non cooperate owned media has  efhmc   May-07-05 09:23 PM   #68 
  - would like to know why you chose the media  eliasmesa   May-09-05 08:47 AM   #111 
  - Look at the ownerships.  kgfnally   May-09-05 10:04 AM   #117 
  - thanks but I don't see that necessarily as a threat  eliasmesa   May-09-05 10:09 AM   #119 
     - Suppose the economy is tanking  kgfnally   May-09-05 10:29 AM   #121 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   May-09-05 10:51 AM   #122 
  - That's easy. Without a free press you can't have a democratic  Guy Whitey Corngood   May-09-05 10:05 AM   #118 
     - well, I disagree  eliasmesa   May-09-05 10:13 AM   #120 
        - let me ask you  SemperEadem   May-09-05 11:20 AM   #130 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   May-09-05 11:28 AM   #132 
        - Free means free. Not controlled by a few to further their agenda. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   May-09-05 01:00 PM   #135 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   May-09-05 01:11 PM   #136 
              - Oh, I don't know....  Guy Whitey Corngood   May-09-05 01:30 PM   #138 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   May-09-05 01:32 PM   #139 
                    - Not if that goverment is accountable to the people. Which is not the  Guy Whitey Corngood   May-09-05 01:59 PM   #142 
  - media control IS the greatest threat to our democracy  Imagevision   May-09-05 09:41 AM   #114 
  - extreme RW fundamentalist Christians are the biggest threat  Qanisqineq   May-07-05 04:53 PM   #5 
  - What I said.  warrior1   May-07-05 04:56 PM   #6 
  - The Bushit is wider and deeper than  DemBones DemBones   May-07-05 05:02 PM   #7 
  - uncontrolled FASCIST interests that have hijacked the Government  Vincardog   May-07-05 05:04 PM   #8 
  - CNN, FOX, MSNBC, NBC, CNBC, ABC,  FrenchieCat   May-07-05 05:06 PM   #9 
  - Way to Go, FrenchieCat!  AuntiBush   May-07-05 05:39 PM   #19 
  - Ya beat me to it FrenchieCat...  Prag   May-08-05 07:39 AM   #102 
  - Cheap Labor Cons  B Calm   May-07-05 05:07 PM   #10 
  - What is the greatest threat to Democracy?"  Wilms   May-07-05 05:13 PM   #12 
  - I said the MSM's obvious one-sidedness is the biggest threat...  BigBearJohn   May-07-05 05:19 PM   #13 
  - Any person who's  Zenzic   May-07-05 05:29 PM   #14 
  - Biggest threat(s)  CountAllVotes   May-07-05 05:33 PM   #16 
  - Done: Namely, Bush & his Extremists Republican Congressional  AuntiBush   May-07-05 05:38 PM   #18 
  - Those that would trade freedom/liberty for security  Jose Diablo   May-07-05 05:44 PM   #20 
  - Theocracy and Religious Fundamentalism Gone Amok. nt  impeachdubya   May-07-05 05:52 PM   #22 
  - The PNAC's use of the TaliBornAgain!  hootinholler   May-07-05 06:25 PM   #27 
     - I sure hope you sent this to them.  FizzFuzz   May-07-05 07:48 PM   #52 
  - The PNAC and the perpetrators thereof.  acmejack   May-07-05 06:06 PM   #23 
  - Dear CNN  burythehatchet   May-07-05 06:14 PM   #24 
  - LOL snark ...:)  number6   May-07-05 10:52 PM   #85 
  - I went with the media - here's my note  lwfern   May-07-05 06:22 PM   #25 
  - Hi, fern!  RevCheesehead   May-07-05 06:51 PM   #35 
  - lwfern wrote: "Shouldn't YOU be telling US?"  lady lib   May-07-05 07:10 PM   #42 
  - AWESOME POINT!  bigwillq   May-07-05 07:27 PM   #47 
  - this ROCKS!  FizzFuzz   May-07-05 07:53 PM   #53 
  - The Dean scream vs My Pet Goat  hvn_nbr_2   May-07-05 10:53 PM   #86 
  - Beautiful! n/t  tavalon   May-09-05 11:01 AM   #126 
  - Here's mine. It's long but I got on a roll  katinmn   May-07-05 06:22 PM   #26 
  - Excellent.. like the example.. as in, your spinning truth as we speak!  Griffy   May-07-05 09:19 PM   #66 
  - Beautiful.  Hatalles   May-07-05 10:10 PM   #78 
  - What I wrote...  longship   May-07-05 06:29 PM   #28 
  - you captured all the crucial points  FizzFuzz   May-07-05 07:56 PM   #55 
  - any idiot can tell you..  ananda   May-07-05 06:34 PM   #29 
  - here's mine  me b zola   May-07-05 06:39 PM   #30 
  - Excellent!  lady lib   May-07-05 06:45 PM   #31 
  - I love your next-to-last line:  Raksha   May-07-05 09:15 PM   #65 
  - Democracy? Hah! (my reply to them)  SoCalDem   May-07-05 06:51 PM   #36 
  - ....  lady lib   May-07-05 07:13 PM   #44 
  - My email: "Democracy in American .....  understandinglife   May-07-05 06:54 PM   #38 
  - Way to go fellow DUers.... keep 'em coming! Let's BLAST 'em with emails.  BigBearJohn   May-07-05 06:56 PM   #39 
  - My response:  spenbax   May-07-05 07:00 PM   #40 
  - The fact that CNN is even asking this question is scary in itself  Atman   May-07-05 07:08 PM   #41 
  - Sent this:  democrank   May-07-05 07:11 PM   #43 
  - Dear CNN,  bigwillq   May-07-05 07:24 PM   #45 
  - Here's mine...not as good as some of the others  Poiuyt   May-07-05 07:24 PM   #46 
  - Excellent letter  lwfern   May-07-05 07:40 PM   #49 
  - Done. Here's mine--  FizzFuzz   May-07-05 07:32 PM   #48 
  - VERY good!...... n/t  annabanana   May-07-05 08:51 PM   #62 
  - thank you!  FizzFuzz   May-07-05 09:19 PM   #67 
  - Your letter gave me goose bumps  me b zola   May-07-05 09:38 PM   #72 
  - CNN! n/t  mogster   May-07-05 07:44 PM   #50 
  - here's mine . . .  ellenfl   May-07-05 07:45 PM   #51 
  - Very nicely put...  AmBlue   May-07-05 09:27 PM   #69 
  - Here's mine:  sinkingfeeling   May-07-05 07:55 PM   #54 
  - Very well said!!  FizzFuzz   May-07-05 08:12 PM   #57 
     - When I write LTTEs I'm succinct. This time they invited  katinmn   May-07-05 08:23 PM   #58 
     - Fizz, yours was great also  lwfern   May-07-05 08:27 PM   #59 
        - why thanks!  FizzFuzz   May-07-05 08:54 PM   #63 
  - thanks, will do and am sending this along  yorkiemommie1   May-07-05 08:35 PM   #60 
  - My letter...  FrenchieCat   May-07-05 08:48 PM   #61 
  - Woo Hoo!! I am so impressed with all the writing on this thread!!!!!!!  FizzFuzz   May-07-05 09:01 PM   #64 
  - Look at the irony:  Clark2008   May-09-05 01:21 PM   #137 
  - Capitalism - Global Transnational Capitalism is the greatest threat.  NAO   May-07-05 09:29 PM   #70 
  - Project for the New American Century  hiley   May-07-05 09:36 PM   #71 
  - Where do they ask for this?  hvn_nbr_2   May-07-05 09:40 PM   #73 
  - this morning I believe the lady asked  hiley   May-07-05 09:46 PM   #74 
  - Thanks. BTW, your link is bad.  hvn_nbr_2   May-07-05 10:32 PM   #82 
  - I wondered about that too  lwfern   May-07-05 10:22 PM   #81 
  - It is on this video, right before they talk about the secret memo  BigBearJohn   May-08-05 02:47 AM   #97 
  - good point  number6   May-07-05 10:59 PM   #87 
     - The lady on CNN asks the question before running the secret memo story  BigBearJohn   May-08-05 02:48 AM   #98 
  - Greatest threat:  edbray   May-07-05 09:50 PM   #75 
  - Some great stuff there.  efhmc   May-07-05 10:00 PM   #77 
  - Welcome to DU, Ed  Poiuyt   May-07-05 11:16 PM   #90 
  - Awesome, edbray!  Willy Lee   May-09-05 10:03 AM   #116 
  - Well, the NYTimes is covering Botero's renderings of American torturers...  understandinglife   May-07-05 10:00 PM   #76 
  - A gov't that lies to the people & a media that doesn't call them on it.  Garbo 2004   May-07-05 10:11 PM   #79 
  - Pro lifers (n/t)  DanCa   May-07-05 10:15 PM   #80 
  - Here's my Response  paparush   May-07-05 10:46 PM   #83 
  - greatest threat to Democracy?  number6   May-07-05 10:49 PM   #84 
  - My two cents...  ohtransplant   May-07-05 11:00 PM   #88 
  - Here's Mine  Joey Liberal   May-07-05 11:11 PM   #89 
  - My e-mail  Egalitarian   May-07-05 11:35 PM   #91 
  - Here's my reply:  Liberty Belle   May-08-05 12:02 AM   #92 
  - I kept it simple:  bvar22   May-08-05 12:20 AM   #93 
  - Bush, Repukes, Christians  raysr   May-08-05 01:05 AM   #94 
  - Ignorance n/t  entanglement   May-08-05 03:07 AM   #99 
  - Crooked elections  vince3   May-08-05 03:56 AM   #100 
  - done. n/t  Paradise   May-08-05 07:32 AM   #101 
  - Dishonest voting without accountability or paper trails. I will never  Catfight   May-08-05 10:40 AM   #103 
  - BigBear: Excellent thread!  katinmn   May-08-05 01:03 PM   #104 
  - Well if we get tons of DUers to respond, it HAS to make an impression  BigBearJohn   May-08-05 02:24 PM   #105 
  - What do you people think CNN's reaction will be to all these letters?  BigBearJohn   May-08-05 04:21 PM   #106 
  - Hey BigBear--looks like we have an answer to your ??  FizzFuzz   May-09-05 08:01 AM   #110 
  - One last kick  BigBearJohn   May-08-05 05:08 PM   #109 
  - do you have a link to where they asked this question?  DFLer4edu   May-09-05 09:26 AM   #112 
  - Crooks N Liars has a video of CNN and the secret memo -- (more)  BigBearJohn   May-09-05 01:33 PM   #140 
  - think if i said  MsTryska   May-09-05 09:37 AM   #113 
  - Gosh, it's hard to pick just one  tavalon   May-09-05 10:56 AM   #123 
  - Could you give a link  tavalon   May-09-05 10:59 AM   #124 
  - Is there a link?  tavalon   May-09-05 11:00 AM   #125 
  - Done, thanks! And in a single word;  LynnTheDem   May-09-05 11:02 AM   #127 
  - There is no greatest threat to Democracy  Walt Starr   May-09-05 11:03 AM   #129 
  - Mine's a day late, but hopefully not a dollar short  Clark2008   May-09-05 11:22 AM   #131 
  - Hear hear! Wonderful reply. n/t  hvn_nbr_2   May-09-05 12:15 PM   #134 
  - My blurb...  linazelle   May-09-05 11:53 AM   #133 
  - The greatest threats are one-party control and corporate interests...  Roland99   May-09-05 01:47 PM   #141 
 

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