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dpbrown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-12-05 09:05 PM
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40. Muckrakers are muckrakers
The difference is that I never see the grocery store rags going after Bush.
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  -Bill Clinton's long history of sexual violence against women Walt Starr  Nov-12-05 07:50 PM   #0 
  - VERY timely reminder. The enemy of your enemy isn't ALWAYS your friend.  Jim Sagle   Nov-12-05 07:53 PM   #1 
  - Just out of curiousity  ewagner   Nov-12-05 07:53 PM   #2 
  - From 2004  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 07:57 PM   #5 
  - And the one last year everybody raves about on DU  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 07:58 PM   #6 
  - NOT that it is okay, but the number of American men whose  patrice   Nov-12-05 07:57 PM   #3 
  - Now, associate the story  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 07:59 PM   #8 
  - Okay.  patrice   Nov-12-05 08:43 PM   #37 
  - Yeah, like me, f'instance.  BiggJawn   Nov-12-05 10:33 PM   #68 
  - Bush's Violence Against Women  USA_1   Nov-12-05 07:57 PM   #4 
  - Ah, the infamous Aztlan  Domitan   Nov-12-05 07:59 PM   #9 
  - This article is from February, 1999??????  TheDebbieDee   Nov-12-05 07:59 PM   #7 
  - Yes, demonstrating the modus operandi of CHB  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:00 PM   #10 
  - Isn't this old news?  Blue_Roses   Nov-12-05 08:00 PM   #11 
  - Yes, it is  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:01 PM   #12 
  - This is ancient  Marie26   Nov-12-05 10:11 PM   #52 
  - Feb 1999 - Yeah, the 1990's - Decade of character assassination.  higher class   Nov-12-05 08:02 PM   #13 
  - And yellow journalism from Capitol Hill Blue in both decades. n/t  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:03 PM   #15 
     - Point nicely made, Mr. Starr.  acmejack   Nov-12-05 08:05 PM   #17 
  - I don't believe Elvis, the Beatles, or Clinton  Frances   Nov-12-05 08:02 PM   #14 
  - And now the REAL question  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:04 PM   #16 
     - I never trusted CHB either  walldude   Nov-12-05 08:10 PM   #21 
     - the temper tantrums  Blue_Roses   Nov-12-05 08:14 PM   #26 
        - Same guy that wrote stories about Clinton being a rapist  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:16 PM   #29 
           - well, I don't necessarily believe CHB  Blue_Roses   Nov-12-05 08:21 PM   #30 
           - But the Bush tantrum stuff was also written by Evan Thomas in Newsweek.  Zen Democrat   Nov-12-05 09:39 PM   #43 
           - Apples and oranges  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 10:00 PM   #47 
              - In your opinion, right?  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-12-05 10:13 PM   #54 
                 - No, in fact  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 10:15 PM   #57 
                    - re-posted below (eom)  Marie26   Nov-12-05 10:30 PM   #64 
           - CHB wasn't the originator of those stories, was he? I seem to recall.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-12-05 10:21 PM   #61 
           - CHB did a series of stories alleging Clinton raped 30 different women  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 10:30 PM   #65 
           - What if you believe both?  Marie26   Nov-12-05 10:32 PM   #67 
              - The Enquirer being used as a source  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 10:35 PM   #71 
                 - And what about all the speculative posts?  Marie26   Nov-12-05 10:48 PM   #74 
                    - Great Post! Well said! nt  Quixote1818   Nov-12-05 10:54 PM   #75 
                    - Then it should be noted in the post that is is merely speculation  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 11:48 PM   #78 
  - Yeah, I know  JJackFlash   Nov-12-05 08:08 PM   #18 
  - The articles in the 90's about Clinton's behaviour were fully believable  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:09 PM   #20 
     - Wouldn't Freepers want to believe that  Marie26   Nov-12-05 10:34 PM   #70 
        - A site dedicated to D.C. gossip will always post crap against the status  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 11:49 PM   #79 
  - Clinton museum  LA lady   Nov-12-05 08:09 PM   #19 
  - In ten years there could be 10,000 different books  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:11 PM   #22 
  - There has never been anything credible out there  Cleita   Nov-12-05 08:12 PM   #23 
  - Just like there is nothing credible about Bush throwing temperr tantrums  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:13 PM   #25 
     - I was wondering why you were using it. n/t  Cleita   Nov-12-05 08:14 PM   #27 
  - Why do you post this shit?  ShrewdLiberal   Nov-12-05 08:12 PM   #24 
  - To show that CHB puts out nothing but shit  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:15 PM   #28 
     - I see your point, but my point is...  ShrewdLiberal   Nov-12-05 08:29 PM   #35 
        - This story was from 1999  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 08:35 PM   #36 
  - Point taken.  aquart   Nov-12-05 08:24 PM   #31 
  - Point Taken  MamaBear   Nov-12-05 08:25 PM   #32 
  - Thanks, Walt. Posting unsubstantiated gossip from unreliable sources  milkyway   Nov-12-05 08:28 PM   #33 
  - I agree with you 100% Walt  jim3775   Nov-12-05 08:29 PM   #34 
  - Looks like Capital Hill Blue's source was NBC's Lisa Meyers  Quixote1818   Nov-12-05 08:50 PM   #38 
  - They did an entire series on Clinton rape stories  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 09:39 PM   #42 
     - Exactly my point  Quixote1818   Nov-12-05 10:28 PM   #63 
  - Yep....Well George W. Bush has raped me, and I've never even met him.  AzDar   Nov-12-05 09:00 PM   #39 
  - Muckrakers are muckrakers  dpbrown   Nov-12-05 09:05 PM   #40 
  - I Get the Point, But Am Alerting for Divisiveness & Flamebait  UTUSN   Nov-12-05 09:06 PM   #41 
  - IF this gets locked then every post that cites CHB must also be locked  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 09:40 PM   #44 
     - Well, You Know, I Have a Favorite Example of Racism  UTUSN   Nov-12-05 09:52 PM   #45 
        - No, I'm not  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 09:58 PM   #46 
           - My Post of the CA driver's license Had Explicit Commentary with It.  UTUSN   Nov-12-05 10:02 PM   #49 
           - This headline is every bit as legitimate as  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 10:16 PM   #58 
           - & I Didn't Convey My Gut Reaction  UTUSN   Nov-12-05 10:04 PM   #50 
  - Thank you, Walt  WilliamPitt   Nov-12-05 10:01 PM   #48 
  - Not a problem, Will  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 10:17 PM   #59 
  - How about linking a CHB column where CHB has demonstrably....  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-12-05 10:10 PM   #51 
  - Or How About Addressing the Real Topic - CHB - Forthrightly Instead  UTUSN   Nov-12-05 10:14 PM   #55 
  - Thanks for making this point for the DUers, Walt.  cat_girl25   Nov-12-05 10:13 PM   #53 
  - Sadly, I used the title of the actual article  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 10:18 PM   #60 
     - That's CHB's decision to entitle his columns anyway he wants....  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-12-05 10:26 PM   #62 
        - If we reporduce the Bush Temper Tantrum headlines  Walt Starr   Nov-12-05 10:31 PM   #66 
  - Are you posting this to discredit Capitol Hill Blue?  Marie26   Nov-12-05 10:14 PM   #56 
  - Chimpy should sent Clinton a thank you note for bailing him out this time.  goodboy   Nov-12-05 10:33 PM   #69 
  - Not really - the article & link are from 1999 (n/t)  Marie26   Nov-12-05 10:35 PM   #72 
  - GOP memo touts new terror attack as way to reverse party's decline  mia   Nov-12-05 10:37 PM   #73 
  - thanks for making this point  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-12-05 11:20 PM   #76 
  - If it walks like a duck  trumad   Nov-12-05 11:39 PM   #77 
  - Locking  Moderator   Nov-13-05 12:41 PM   #80 
 

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