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MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-24-05 07:14 PM
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14. I maintain that the causes you espose are deeper than one president
Your fight for justice or equality will not end with Bush&Co. Its a long, hard fight you have signed on for. One day of little or no coverage of this march will not change that. Buck up, its gets harder as you get older.
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  -For those complaining about news coverage.... MichiganVote  Sep-24-05 06:46 PM   #0 
  - I was with you up till the end  melody   Sep-24-05 06:53 PM   #1 
  - half a million people protest in DC? not likely unless you count the  msongs   Sep-24-05 06:55 PM   #2 
  - Check out Will Pitt's blog  Suich   Sep-24-05 07:00 PM   #7 
  - Uh, huh?  Emit   Sep-24-05 06:56 PM   #3 
  - I maintain that the causes you espose are deeper than one president  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:14 PM   #14 
     - I still maintain that it is equally newsworthy  Emit   Sep-24-05 07:37 PM   #31 
        - What you call condension, others call experience but I don't mind  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:45 PM   #37 
           - Why do I suddenly feel like I'm in a  Emit   Sep-24-05 08:03 PM   #46 
              - Now who is being condescending. And yes, I think people protested today  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 08:11 PM   #51 
                 - Yes, of course  Emit   Sep-24-05 08:42 PM   #58 
                    - I'm seldom surprised on DU! Best of luck to you and your family members  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 08:51 PM   #60 
                    - I agree with you, Emit.  I Have A Dream   Sep-25-05 08:55 PM   #65 
  - I sort of agree  bluestateguy   Sep-24-05 06:56 PM   #4 
  - The draft was certainly a catalyst and yes the media was not owned  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:19 PM   #17 
  - It seems they could give it five minutes. It is legitimate news  Cleita   Sep-24-05 06:58 PM   #5 
  - When you have your heart in something, there isn't enough air time  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:20 PM   #19 
  - Katrina & Rita  Marlie   Sep-24-05 06:58 PM   #6 
  - The people that I know from NO would love to see the Anti -War  goclark   Sep-24-05 07:04 PM   #10 
     - Its the march, not the media that matters today. One battle at a time.  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:22 PM   #23 
  - Not to bash anyone here or who participated today...  Field Of Dreams   Sep-24-05 07:03 PM   #8 
  - Fickle? NO the media is owned, lock stock and barrel by this admin.  KyndCulture   Sep-24-05 07:06 PM   #12 
  - Kyndculture, tsuki here.  ragin_acadian   Sep-24-05 07:35 PM   #30 
     - Hey Tsuki... yep, exactly. WTF? I don't get that attitude.  KyndCulture   Sep-24-05 07:38 PM   #32 
        - The media is incapable of covering more than one story at a time.  ragin_acadian   Sep-24-05 07:50 PM   #40 
           - I don't disagree but the protests today are against a war, not the media  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:52 PM   #41 
              - And you can't see how the 2 are related?  KyndCulture   Sep-24-05 07:59 PM   #44 
              - I think you know the answer to that.  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 08:07 PM   #49 
              - But it is a controversial topic that can cost both viewers and advertisers  ragin_acadian   Sep-25-05 08:25 PM   #62 
  - Fickle?  Marlie   Sep-24-05 07:06 PM   #13 
  - No, we complained back then, too. Let's face it, the media haven't  Benhurst   Sep-24-05 07:17 PM   #16 
  - I think some of them ran home to see if they were wanted by the Po-lice!  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:25 PM   #24 
  - I don't think anyone thinks that there shouldn't be any coverage  nonconformist   Sep-24-05 07:04 PM   #9 
  - Thanks for some realism  A-Possum   Sep-24-05 07:04 PM   #11 
  - If over 100,000 marched today in DC in support of Bush and Iraq  teach1st   Sep-24-05 07:17 PM   #15 
  - That's a no-brainer  LWolf   Sep-24-05 07:20 PM   #21 
  - How much time do you think that the nighly news gave to the Martin  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:27 PM   #25 
     - I distinctly remember that the Vietnam War protests...  teach1st   Sep-24-05 07:31 PM   #28 
        - Not in the early days  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-24-05 07:38 PM   #33 
           - In the early days as well...  teach1st   Sep-24-05 07:47 PM   #38 
           - But today, this weekend, we are comparing two major storms that  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:49 PM   #39 
              - I agree. But we go back to my original question..  teach1st   Sep-24-05 07:55 PM   #42 
                 - It takes time, I agree. It isn't the numbers that matter, its the heart of  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 08:04 PM   #47 
           - Early days? This war didn't start yesterday! nt.  KyndCulture   Sep-24-05 08:00 PM   #45 
           - I've been patience for 40 years. Enough of patience. It's just  ragin_acadian   Sep-25-05 08:32 PM   #63 
  - ...and we polled ourselves here at DU and KNEW Rita would dominate  Mr_Spock   Sep-24-05 07:19 PM   #18 
  - I am not saying don't cover the hurricanes, but really, 2 minutes plus  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-24-05 07:20 PM   #20 
  - Three Things.  Deep N RedLand   Sep-24-05 07:22 PM   #22 
  - Make up your mind then, what is your prime protest? Media or the war?  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:29 PM   #27 
     - Until the media wakes up the protests against the war are moot.  KyndCulture   Sep-24-05 08:09 PM   #50 
        - Actually I think the internet news sources and blogs are just as important  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 08:16 PM   #52 
           - They are now.  KyndCulture   Sep-24-05 08:18 PM   #54 
              - All the protests are successful. None of them will end this mess today.  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 08:40 PM   #57 
  - "DID NOT WHINE!" -- MichiganVote  SimpleTrend   Sep-24-05 07:27 PM   #26 
  - All people whine. Not all people protest a war, march in a city  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:40 PM   #34 
     - Are you whining?  ragin_acadian   Sep-25-05 08:34 PM   #64 
  - Bravo and there is something else  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-24-05 07:34 PM   #29 
  - Exactly right.  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 07:41 PM   #35 
  - Rita ain't Katrina....  FrenchieCat   Sep-24-05 07:42 PM   #36 
  - What are you saying? The media can only cover 1 major story?  BigBearJohn   Sep-24-05 07:58 PM   #43 
     - Like I said, you no like the message, don't read it.  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 08:06 PM   #48 
        - The same thing could be said about you and your compaint about those  BigBearJohn   Sep-24-05 08:18 PM   #53 
           - Bear, I expressed an opinion on a message board. I don't have the  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 08:33 PM   #55 
              - Ok, you make some good points. However, having the media cover  BigBearJohn   Sep-24-05 08:38 PM   #56 
                 - I understand your point and I agree with you. No doubt the protestors  MichiganVote   Sep-24-05 08:46 PM   #59 
                    - I understand your point and agree 100%  BigBearJohn   Sep-24-05 09:07 PM   #61 
 

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