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Toots Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-24-05 09:07 AM
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51. There used to be an opposition party and opposition media in this country
Now there is neither. Which came first? The sell out of the Democrats or the sell out of the Media? I say the democrats led the way. Once the Media realized they were alone in voicing opposition they gave it up. Granted there are a few real Media sources left just like a few real Democrats left but not enoughh to make any noise. Just like a tree falling in the woods and no one around to hear it. It makes no noise. The deserts are taking over the world and all the trees are falling noiselessly.
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  -'Dean Scream' clip was media fraud candy331  Feb-23-05 08:20 PM   #0 
  - Chris Matthews' played it so many times,  Eric J in MN   Feb-23-05 08:23 PM   #1 
  - Tweety will roast with DAS Fuhrer in HELL!  PROGRESSIVE1   Feb-23-05 10:09 PM   #28 
  - The media conglomorates need to be dismantled. EOM  lojasmo   Feb-23-05 08:26 PM   #2 
  - Yup, that comment led to the set up. It was corporate  Skidmore   Feb-24-05 04:20 AM   #42 
     - Sad too. You'd think even the executives would realize it by now.  tasteblind   Feb-24-05 07:23 AM   #47 
  - Proof Fucking Positive!  zidzi   Feb-23-05 08:26 PM   #3 
  - It just makes me sick  dsc   Feb-23-05 08:27 PM   #4 
  - I disagree  tinanator   Feb-23-05 08:29 PM   #6 
  - the press should decide our nominee?  dsc   Feb-23-05 08:33 PM   #10 
     - I *think* that poster was implying  LynzM   Feb-23-05 09:01 PM   #21 
        - It's true. If you control what people read, hear, and see, ...  Selatius   Feb-24-05 02:21 AM   #39 
  - And people including DUers still  zidzi   Feb-23-05 08:30 PM   #8 
  - Of course  FreedomAngel82   Feb-23-05 08:35 PM   #13 
  - Fabulous!! Impeach the CORP. MEDIA! n/t  indie_voter   Feb-23-05 08:29 PM   #5 
  - It was a gaffe.  cestpaspossible   Feb-23-05 08:29 PM   #7 
  - Dean was fine..it's the fucking media..  zidzi   Feb-23-05 08:33 PM   #9 
  - I suppose anything he had done would have been used especially  candy331   Feb-23-05 08:34 PM   #11 
  - That's what they're doing now  FreedomAngel82   Feb-23-05 11:46 PM   #33 
  - good article--much much too late--as the media should self-govened  rodeodance   Feb-23-05 08:45 PM   #17 
  - Remember, they are actively on the side of the GOP.  cestpaspossible   Feb-23-05 08:52 PM   #20 
  - beg 2 differ - not a gaffe!  xxqqqzme   Feb-24-05 02:13 AM   #38 
  - In the context of trying to win the Presidency  cestpaspossible   Feb-24-05 11:01 AM   #55 
     - Then every lie of Bush's is a victory  demwing   Feb-24-05 10:06 PM   #66 
  - No gaffe at all, and anyone who claims it was STILL doesn't get it.  Eloriel   Feb-24-05 07:26 PM   #63 
     - Denial is not a river in Egypt  cestpaspossible   Feb-24-05 09:50 PM   #64 
        - And the results were that Dean so pissed off the Media  demwing   Feb-24-05 10:02 PM   #65 
           - Your false, knee-jerk assumption that I am anti-Dean  cestpaspossible   Feb-24-05 10:19 PM   #67 
           - Your false, knee-jerk assumption that I believed you to be anti-Dean  demwing   Feb-24-05 11:10 PM   #69 
           - I really don't get it. Do you really believe, even in hindsight  cestpaspossible   Feb-24-05 11:36 PM   #71 
  - After that media invention, I convinced myself that  Be Brave   Feb-23-05 08:35 PM   #12 
  - Of course the media chooses this country's president  ZootSuitGringo   Feb-24-05 02:03 PM   #59 
  - It may be too late, but it would be great if we could somehow have it re-  d.l.Green   Feb-23-05 08:37 PM   #14 
  - I am not a Deaniac  Maccagirl   Feb-23-05 08:37 PM   #15 
  - I have a right wing uncle that figured the media DESTROYED Dean.  98geoduck   Feb-23-05 08:40 PM   #16 
  - So many people..  zidzi   Feb-23-05 08:47 PM   #18 
  - That sounded like one of the real republicans speaking  mogster   Feb-24-05 03:34 AM   #41 
  - Why fuel the fire on this?  zulchzulu   Feb-23-05 08:50 PM   #19 
  - The media should answer for it, that's why. They screwed Gore and Dean.  Skip Intro   Feb-23-05 09:20 PM   #23 
     - Your wish will never, ever, ever happen  zulchzulu   Feb-23-05 09:28 PM   #25 
     - elshiva says it best..see post #26  zidzi   Feb-23-05 10:59 PM   #31 
     - I'm tired of the sigh and the scream already!  elshiva   Feb-23-05 09:33 PM   #26 
     - They tried to do that  FreedomAngel82   Feb-23-05 11:49 PM   #34 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-25-05 12:40 PM   #73 
        - Horseshit. The press talked about the SVLiars since April. I dare you to  blm   Feb-25-05 02:24 PM   #75 
  - Absolutely! Our democracy came under attack from the media in this  Skip Intro   Feb-23-05 09:04 PM   #22 
  - He'd already finished third...  Grooner Five   Feb-23-05 09:23 PM   #24 
  - Yes, but NH Primary was a week after Iowa Caucus and the "Scream"  Larkspur   Feb-24-05 09:03 AM   #50 
  - Bingo. So now every Dem surrogate will go after every host that plays it  John_H   Feb-23-05 10:02 PM   #27 
  - Bush debates for over an hour with  pen dragon   Feb-23-05 10:14 PM   #29 
  - Better link...  TryingToWarnYou   Feb-23-05 10:48 PM   #30 
  - I like the analogy (praying or talking to yourself insanely)  98geoduck   Feb-23-05 11:43 PM   #32 
  - Yeah, it was pretty obvious...  paagal kutta   Feb-24-05 12:01 AM   #35 
  - anyone know of a copy...  phish420   Feb-24-05 01:50 AM   #36 
  - n/m...i think I found one  phish420   Feb-24-05 01:56 AM   #37 
     - here it is...(video download link)  phish420   Feb-24-05 02:26 AM   #40 
        - This is the Dean Scream  demwing   Feb-24-05 02:23 PM   #60 
  - "Yellow Journalism"  Freebird12004   Feb-24-05 04:50 AM   #43 
  - Dean said on the Tweety show that he would look into breaking up media  cthrumatrix   Feb-24-05 05:39 AM   #44 
     - That's EXACTLY right  midnight armadillo   Feb-24-05 08:35 AM   #49 
  - To the delight of the Kerry cabal  JNelson6563   Feb-24-05 06:22 AM   #45 
  - And the Democratic Party did exactly WHAT to defend Dr. Dean?  dbt   Feb-24-05 06:24 AM   #46 
  - The party is prohibited from helping a primary candidate.  cestpaspossible   Feb-24-05 11:14 AM   #56 
     - Think party as a (w)hole.  dbt   Feb-24-05 11:55 AM   #57 
        - What are you talking about?  cestpaspossible   Feb-24-05 12:24 PM   #58 
  - Son of a....  Ashamed_American   Feb-24-05 07:32 AM   #48 
  - There used to be an opposition party and opposition media in this country  Toots   Feb-24-05 09:07 AM   #51 
  - Context is everything  Larkspur   Feb-24-05 09:15 AM   #52 
  - Newsflash- Dean Was Supposed To Do A CONCESSION SPEECH  cryingshame   Feb-24-05 09:24 AM   #53 
  - I'm sorry, I guess I lost the rule book  demwing   Feb-24-05 02:33 PM   #61 
     - Two hands clapping for your statement. Thanks.  madfloridian   Feb-24-05 10:56 PM   #68 
  - Agreed...  phish420   Feb-24-05 09:30 AM   #54 
  - Dean is is a fine man.  gulfcoastliberal   Feb-24-05 03:17 PM   #62 
  - I knew that, too.  deadparrot   Feb-24-05 11:16 PM   #70 
     - I watched the speech live and thought it was fine.  Eric J in MN   Feb-25-05 11:49 AM   #72 
        - More dirty tricks from KKKarl? nt  India3   Feb-25-05 01:39 PM   #74 
 

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