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bjobotts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-18-07 02:26 PM
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31. Pretty Face TV News
Journalism ended when TV news became a show presented by only those with perfect teeth and hair and clothes. I liked it better when newsmen appeared with sleeves rolled up and hair disheveled. Then at least it looked like they had been working. I thought these people knew they weren't journalists but merely spokesmen. I've hated them since the beginning of the Iraq war where they failed miserably to question what was being fed them by the WH even to the point of suppressing contradictory information. They gave rise to internet news because people wanted news with truth rather than just opinion and propaganda. The internet is now as powerful as MSM for people who want to find the truth of the events without corporate approval. Thanks to the internet appearance is not important just substance. Thanks to the internet opinions can differ but their support can be easily substantiated. Now, thanks to the 'internets' facts can be checked. "Now the only way to not know is to not want to know".(Robert Penn Warren from 'All The King's Men') What a blow to Brian's self important ego. If he truly has earned journalistic credentials then I look forward to reading his blog. Way to go Nance. I think we are all tired of TV ego whine but you always have the greatest way of expressing my attitude and a hell of a lot more interesting than watching Brian Williams acting.
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  -Brian v Vinny NanceGreggs  Apr-17-07 06:28 PM   #0 
  - Yay! First Rec. .  annabanana   Apr-17-07 06:29 PM   #1 
  - Thanks, annabanana!  NanceGreggs   Apr-17-07 06:34 PM   #3 
  - make it 5  JeffR   Apr-17-07 06:32 PM   #2 
  - Oh, beautiful! Just beautiful! One of your best yet!  scarletwoman   Apr-17-07 06:41 PM   #4 
  - Kinda' Wondered  svpadgham   Apr-18-07 03:24 PM   #34 
  - Wonderful, Nance! Thank you!  babylonsister   Apr-17-07 06:41 PM   #5 
  - I'm looking for more Vinnies.....  hwmnbn   Apr-17-07 06:48 PM   #6 
  - Point at the corporate media and laugh.  The Wizard   Apr-17-07 10:58 PM   #15 
  - Excellent and inspirational. Cheers and recs to our inner Vinnies.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Apr-17-07 07:15 PM   #7 
  - My dear Nancy!  CaliforniaPeggy   Apr-17-07 07:23 PM   #8 
  - Great job once again Nance...  MN Against Bush   Apr-17-07 07:53 PM   #9 
  - Wonderful  Irishonly   Apr-17-07 08:39 PM   #10 
  - Three stars and a rocket!  here_is_to_hope   Apr-17-07 08:40 PM   #11 
  - Back, back, back,back, back  pscot   Apr-17-07 08:42 PM   #12 
  - From the "Amen corner" ;-)  Dem_in_Nebr.   Apr-17-07 08:49 PM   #13 
  - Yep, we all need more of Vinny, less of Brian and his buddies  ladym55   Apr-17-07 10:24 PM   #14 
  - Or maybe Vinny is somebody who just gives a damn  rocknation   Apr-17-07 11:03 PM   #16 
  - Damn. That one came to rest in the Fenway parking lot. n/t  argyl   Apr-18-07 12:37 AM   #17 
  - Nance -- you rock. Outstanding. n/t  BushDespiser12   Apr-18-07 01:53 AM   #18 
  - "Soil relocation device"?  eridani   Apr-18-07 02:30 AM   #19 
  - Yo, Vinny. Your 'NanceGreggs' Is Showing!  emanymton   Apr-18-07 04:15 AM   #20 
  - Nance hit another one out of the park...  givemebackmycountry   Apr-18-07 10:01 AM   #21 
  - Maybe we should all chip in and get Brian a bathrobe, so he will stop his whining,  Uncle Joe   Apr-18-07 10:04 AM   #22 
  - We know what he's been covering  blueworld   Apr-18-07 10:11 AM   #23 
  - The fact that he bemoans some guy named "Vinny"  YOY   Apr-18-07 10:38 AM   #24 
  - Great post as usual  SusanaMontana41   Apr-18-07 12:41 PM   #25 
  - Woot, Nance! YOU are one of my favorite Vinnies!  rhiannon55   Apr-18-07 12:52 PM   #26 
  - Brian your job has been outsourced  NYCALIZ   Apr-18-07 01:16 PM   #27 
  - "may not be a journalist, but plays one so well on TV"  redqueen   Apr-18-07 01:39 PM   #28 
  - Newsflash to Brian - Vinny didn't undermine anybody; you did this to yourself. n/t  kcass1954   Apr-18-07 01:57 PM   #29 
  - Brian is a good example of how ambition sometimes trumps  Kurovski   Apr-18-07 02:10 PM   #30 
  - Brian Williams: Buggy whip manufacturer in a motorized age  gratuitous   Apr-18-07 03:04 PM   #32 
     - He's taking a buggy whip to the competition.  Kurovski   Apr-18-07 03:28 PM   #35 
  - Pretty Face TV News  bjobotts   Apr-18-07 02:26 PM   #31 
  - Sometimes I vary the spelling!  Vinnie From Indy   Apr-18-07 03:23 PM   #33 
  - Vinnie, you rock!  Uncle Joe   Apr-18-07 04:10 PM   #36 
  - Poor Brian is SO OUTCLASSED  Karenina   Apr-18-07 04:51 PM   #37 
  - He is such a friggin'  tblue37   Apr-18-07 05:32 PM   #38 
  - Poor, poor Brian.  democrank   Apr-18-07 05:39 PM   #39 
  - Rocket to the top for Nance's latest rant. Hits the nail on the head as usual.  StrictlyRockers   Apr-18-07 05:56 PM   #40 
  - REALLY EXCELLENT!  FrenchieCat   Apr-18-07 06:16 PM   #41 
  - Furthermore...  rgbecker   Apr-18-07 06:46 PM   #42 

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