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Terran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-12-05 02:41 PM
Response to Reply #32
37. Don't get it, do you? That's the whole point.
NO ONE can tell whether CHB relates facts or makes stuff up. I can't prove they lie and you can't prove they tell the truth, and that's not how journalism is supposed to work, last I heard. Now how about answering the question I posed to you above?
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  -WYFP with Capitol Hill Blue? Tamyrlin79  Dec-12-05 02:05 PM   #0 
  - why would a GOP leader give a shit about the Constitution?  thebigidea   Dec-12-05 02:12 PM   #1 
  - That article was not sourced.  grytpype   Dec-12-05 02:12 PM   #2 
  - Yep...right on cue. Thanks for proving the OP's point of view.  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 02:16 PM   #6 
  - Oh bullsh*t  Terran   Dec-12-05 02:34 PM   #29 
     - Can you post an example where he's made stuff up about Herr Busch?  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 02:36 PM   #32 
     - Don't get it, do you? That's the whole point.  Terran   Dec-12-05 02:41 PM   #37 
        - And that is the point.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 02:53 PM   #46 
        - I believe very few anonymous sources  Terran   Dec-12-05 03:03 PM   #48 
        - I don't believe any anonymous sources when nothing else backs them up.  Brotherjohn   Dec-12-05 03:41 PM   #70 
           - Just because you know what scotty would say  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:51 PM   #76 
              - There's plenty of factually verified subjects upon which to press the WH.  Brotherjohn   Dec-12-05 04:12 PM   #79 
                 - yeah, dull boring facts that get asked about every damn day.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 04:40 PM   #90 
                    - Again... AGAIN... because of CHB's track record.  Brotherjohn   Dec-12-05 05:07 PM   #95 
                       - sure. Just like the fact he lives in a bubble So it was wrong? Until Time  antifaschits   Dec-13-05 08:25 AM   #98 
                          - To write a story that he "lives in a bubble" or that he "has a temper"...  Brotherjohn   Dec-13-05 10:44 AM   #103 
        - Gee...I seem to remember that some of the mainstream media outlets.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 04:15 PM   #80 
           - Produce links  Terran   Dec-13-05 08:50 AM   #99 
              - Exactly. To quote "insiders" saying he's binge drinking, or denigrates...  Brotherjohn   Dec-13-05 11:04 AM   #104 
     - Seems to me that Bob Woodward and a whole bunch more  0007   Dec-12-05 03:26 PM   #62 
        - Bob Woodward doesn't say "I heard somebody said something".  Brotherjohn   Dec-12-05 03:43 PM   #72 
           - Well we know for a fact that NYT lies to our faces  400Years   Dec-12-05 03:50 PM   #75 
           - Well we know for a fact that NYT lies to our faces  400Years   Dec-12-05 03:51 PM   #77 
           - Who told Woodward about the alleged "slam dunk" quote that.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 04:29 PM   #83 
              - We KNOW Woodward had access, at least. We KNOW he was in a position...  Brotherjohn   Dec-12-05 04:54 PM   #94 
  - Seconded.  tasteblind   Dec-12-05 02:18 PM   #8 
     - yeah--the Guardian or AFP or the Mirror would have had it  librechik   Dec-12-05 03:38 PM   #67 
        - Yeah...journalists can't print that.  tasteblind   Dec-12-05 04:35 PM   #88 
  - This has been going on for a while now  Stuckinthebush   Dec-12-05 02:14 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-05 02:14 PM   #4 
  - That's ridiculous  FreedomAngel82   Dec-12-05 02:25 PM   #14 
  - That's bullshit. And you should apologize.  tasteblind   Dec-12-05 02:29 PM   #23 
     - Apologize to who for what? Take a reading comprehension course.  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 02:33 PM   #25 
        - You just accused a whole bunch of honest DUers of being  Terran   Dec-12-05 02:36 PM   #31 
        - No. I stated VERY clearly, "a few". It's not my fault that so many....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 04:36 PM   #89 
           - "a bunch" or "a few", it doesn't matter  Terran   Dec-13-05 08:55 AM   #100 
        - Apologize for calling everyone who disagrees with you a rightwinger.  tasteblind   Dec-12-05 02:39 PM   #34 
        - Read your post number four  FreedomAngel82   Dec-12-05 02:40 PM   #36 
  - There was not source cited in the CHB article  Walt Starr   Dec-12-05 02:15 PM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-05 02:19 PM   #9 
     - Just WTF are you accusing me of?  Walt Starr   Dec-12-05 02:21 PM   #11 
     - Is there something you didn't understand about my post, Walt?.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 02:28 PM   #18 
        - Yeah, right  Walt Starr   Dec-12-05 02:29 PM   #22 
           - I'll take that as a non-response to my request for valid information.  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 02:34 PM   #28 
     - Why don't you yawn yourself?  FreedomAngel82   Dec-12-05 02:26 PM   #15 
        - Yawn. Ho-hum.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 02:29 PM   #21 
           - You're wrong of accusing people  FreedomAngel82   Dec-12-05 02:42 PM   #39 
              - My original post stated quite clearly "a few"....evidently, the mods...  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 04:32 PM   #87 
  - Here's why I think you are wrong to do so  Caution   Dec-12-05 02:17 PM   #7 
  - How about telling us when CHB has been wrong? Seems to me if you....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 02:24 PM   #13 
     - Sweet raisin Danish, here we go again  Walt Starr   Dec-12-05 02:27 PM   #16 
     - Nice way to be personally abusive, Walt....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 02:32 PM   #24 
        - Do a search  Walt Starr   Dec-12-05 02:33 PM   #26 
           - Right. You launch your personally abusive attack, and now....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-12-05 02:35 PM   #30 
           - Dude, I am sick to death in doing your research for you  Walt Starr   Dec-12-05 02:37 PM   #33 
              - It's not his research, it is YOURS.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:09 PM   #52 
                 - Walt's right. Everytime this CHB clown posts something,  tasteblind   Dec-12-05 03:21 PM   #57 
                 - What exactly is there to research?  Beelzebud   Dec-12-05 03:24 PM   #60 
                    - CHB says they verified it with three sources.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:33 PM   #66 
                       - Yeah, three blind quotes.  tasteblind   Dec-14-05 01:46 PM   #113 
           - Proven??? All I've ever seen is crap posts  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 02:40 PM   #35 
              - "Sorry, I don't buy it just because you say so."  Beelzebud   Dec-12-05 02:42 PM   #40 
              - Well, what you said wasn't thrice-sourced, was it?  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:12 PM   #53 
              - There's a function here called "search"  Walt Starr   Dec-12-05 02:44 PM   #42 
                 - don't you have to be a donor to use it, though?  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:15 PM   #54 
                    - Perhaps you should donate. n/t  tasteblind   Dec-12-05 03:46 PM   #73 
                       - Nah. don't hang out here enough.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 04:44 PM   #91 
                          - Right. Nice principles. Freeload and flame away. n/t  tasteblind   Dec-12-05 04:46 PM   #92 
     - So why don't you point out when they're right?  FreedomAngel82   Dec-12-05 02:43 PM   #41 
     - As the esteemable Will Pitt has posted so eloquently...  SidDithers   Dec-13-05 11:50 AM   #109 
  - CHB is a nutjob site...I have it thrice sourced right on this thread!  rinsd   Dec-12-05 02:20 PM   #10 
  - That's what I do  FreedomAngel82   Dec-12-05 02:23 PM   #12 
  - It's a gossip sheet  Warpy   Dec-12-05 02:27 PM   #17 
  - Just like The Enquirer and Weekly World News  Walt Starr   Dec-12-05 02:29 PM   #20 
  - I base my opinion off their track record.  Beelzebud   Dec-12-05 02:28 PM   #19 
  - And I think that rumor mills and whisper campaigns have their place.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 02:42 PM   #38 
     - I guess if you don't mind adopting their tactics...  Beelzebud   Dec-12-05 02:45 PM   #44 
        - And, you don't know that this isn't the truth... OR a fact.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:17 PM   #55 
           - This doesn't pass my bullshit-o-meter. Sorry.  Beelzebud   Dec-12-05 03:22 PM   #59 
           - And that's my point!  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:38 PM   #68 
              - For the same reasons I didn't believe all the rumors about Clinton.  Beelzebud   Dec-12-05 03:41 PM   #69 
                 - "Hillary must have had Vince Foster killed"  rinsd   Dec-12-05 04:12 PM   #78 
                 - That is not what I said.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 04:30 PM   #84 
                    - Back in the 90's CHB was spreading these rumors!!!  Beelzebud   Dec-12-05 04:32 PM   #86 
           - There is a rumor out there that we never landed on the moon  Caution   Dec-12-05 04:26 PM   #81 
  - Ha! CHB. Good for a laugh and entertainment, Bad for Factual Data LOL  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Dec-12-05 02:34 PM   #27 
  - And my point is that you haven't shown that this isn't "fact"  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 02:45 PM   #43 
     - You even proved it in your OP  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Dec-12-05 02:50 PM   #45 
        - I'm not trying to prove anything.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:00 PM   #47 
        - I have yet to see anybody prove CHB is pure fiction, it may be but  400Years   Dec-12-05 03:06 PM   #50 
           - You're asking to prove a negative which is a logical fallacy  Walt Starr   Dec-12-05 03:28 PM   #64 
              - No, all they would have to do is prove CHB's positive assertions false  400Years   Dec-12-05 03:41 PM   #71 
              - And your positive assertion is that "it is fiction"  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:48 PM   #74 
  - Three unnamed sources is the same as  BuyingThyme   Dec-12-05 03:04 PM   #49 
  - I disagree.  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:20 PM   #56 
  - Double standards vis a vis accountability: the Jayson Blair example  0rganism   Dec-12-05 03:07 PM   #51 
  - Re: Jayson Blair  Tamyrlin79   Dec-12-05 03:27 PM   #63 
     - A brief explanation......  rinsd   Dec-12-05 03:33 PM   #65 
     - After you read this linked post, keep defending Thompson.  tasteblind   Dec-14-05 01:37 PM   #112 
  - Anonymous sources are fine, but nothing they ever publish along these...  Brotherjohn   Dec-12-05 03:21 PM   #58 
  - I just had 3 anonymous sources, from within the CHB staff, inform me  Beelzebud   Dec-12-05 03:26 PM   #61 
  - Hey, I just had three anonymous sources tell me the same thing!  Caution   Dec-12-05 04:29 PM   #82 
     - Yep! We should start our own news service!  Beelzebud   Dec-12-05 04:30 PM   #85 
  - Doug Thompson: Fun and Games With the Democrats  jim3775   Dec-12-05 04:54 PM   #93 
  - Can you do me a favor and re-post this as a new topic?  tasteblind   Dec-13-05 07:58 AM   #96 
     - It was the same way with the National Enquirer....  rinsd   Dec-14-05 01:32 PM   #111 
  - WDWYFPM  RedEarth   Dec-13-05 08:18 AM   #97 
  - I think it means "What's your freakin' Problem" nt  lectrobyte   Dec-13-05 09:13 AM   #102 
  - sorry to burst your outrage bubble, I WANT to believe everythign CHB  Lerkfish   Dec-13-05 08:58 AM   #101 
  - That's the best synopsis of this whole thing I've read on this thread!  Brotherjohn   Dec-13-05 11:14 AM   #105 
     - thanks. I think people confuse the terms.  Lerkfish   Dec-13-05 12:20 PM   #110 
  - Forget CHB. Voice of the White House is much better.  yodermon   Dec-13-05 11:14 AM   #106 
  - The problem with CHB is there is never a public source  walldude   Dec-13-05 11:19 AM   #107 
  - Right.  yibbehobba   Dec-13-05 11:30 AM   #108 
 

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