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proud patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-15-05 01:46 PM
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30. Tavis Smiley
I want Tavis Smiley :-)
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  -Would Air America benefit from a show with a Southern accent broadcaster? Mayberry Machiavelli  Oct-15-05 11:55 AM   #0 
  - No.  TallahasseeGrannie   Oct-15-05 11:56 AM   #1 
  - I am Texan and...  StellaBlue   Oct-15-05 11:57 AM   #2 
  - Malloy lives in Atlanta GA  tridim   Oct-15-05 11:57 AM   #3 
  - Yes, he lives in Newnan, Ga. but he's definately NOT a southerner!  napi21   Oct-15-05 12:01 PM   #9 
     - Malloy hasn't lived in Ohio in years. We need a pro labor broadcaster!  B Calm   Oct-15-05 01:47 PM   #31 
  - Yes - Jim Hightower!  Union Thug   Oct-15-05 11:57 AM   #4 
  - That was my first thought...  liberalnurse   Oct-15-05 11:58 AM   #6 
  - Nail meets head. Even if not on every day... n/t  FormerRushFan   Oct-15-05 12:25 PM   #18 
  - I totally agree  XOKCowboy   Oct-15-05 12:31 PM   #22 
  - Excellent idea! I had him over for dinner after hosting a True Majority  mod mom   Oct-15-05 12:42 PM   #25 
     - I'm jealous...  XOKCowboy   Oct-15-05 12:47 PM   #26 
  - Molly Ivins would sound great on radio  sheeptramp   Oct-15-05 11:57 AM   #5 
  - Molly's great  XOKCowboy   Oct-15-05 12:34 PM   #23 
  - A southerner that wants a career in broadcasting spends money and a lot of  greyhound1966   Oct-15-05 11:58 AM   #7 
  - Sure if the content was that of a real Dem!  napi21   Oct-15-05 11:59 AM   #8 
  - they'd benefit from less commercial interruption and better talent  nashville_brook   Oct-15-05 12:01 PM   #10 
  - And They'd Be Paying For This Better Talent With???  KharmaTrain   Oct-15-05 12:05 PM   #11 
     - less interruption -- not less commercials. other talk radio formats the  nashville_brook   Oct-15-05 12:15 PM   #12 
        - There Is...It's Called Pacifica  KharmaTrain   Oct-15-05 01:07 PM   #27 
           - it'll evolve -- radio has suffered since the 70s -- the last Djs  nashville_brook   Oct-15-05 01:48 PM   #32 
  - Collaqualisms, Not Accent  iamjoy   Oct-15-05 12:16 PM   #13 
  - Yes, it would do two things  Tactical Progressive   Oct-15-05 12:19 PM   #14 
  - Yes this is my point. It's superficial, but it would give something that  Mayberry Machiavelli   Oct-15-05 05:01 PM   #34 
  - I do a show and am from the south....not on radio, online...  zapp   Oct-15-05 12:21 PM   #15 
  - Mike Papantonio has a bit of it  Spiffarino   Oct-15-05 12:21 PM   #16 
  - I enjoy listening to a southern accent  BlueWolf   Oct-15-05 12:23 PM   #17 
  - No. All I can think of is Haley Barbour. Ugh.  Lastlaughin08   Oct-15-05 12:26 PM   #19 
  - yes he is even more than I can take and....  zapp   Oct-15-05 12:30 PM   #21 
     - John Edwards has a very pleasant voice/accent.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Oct-15-05 05:03 PM   #35 
  - I don't think there is as much of a stigma as there used to be  tularetom   Oct-15-05 12:28 PM   #20 
  - Air America needs alot of programming help  Opusnone   Oct-15-05 12:35 PM   # 
  - depends on what the person w/the accent was saying  cryingshame   Oct-15-05 12:35 PM   #24 
  - Yes.  Vox_Reason   Oct-15-05 01:13 PM   #28 
  - AA would benefit from telling East Coast hosts to STOP YELLING  omega minimo   Oct-15-05 01:44 PM   #29 
  - Tavis Smiley  proud patriot   Oct-15-05 01:46 PM   #30 
  - Ike Newkirk in Atlanta has been a prog. radio talkshow host for 30 yrs  checks-n-balances   Oct-15-05 02:32 PM   #33 
  - No, not angry at all. Some on this thread understand what I'm getting at.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Oct-15-05 05:11 PM   #36 
     - Now that I've read all the posts, even *I* figured out your point...  checks-n-balances   Oct-15-05 06:55 PM   #38 
  - Say, maybe Max Cleland can get a show?  devilgrrl   Oct-15-05 05:14 PM   #37 

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