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rasputin1952 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-04-08 12:47 AM
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This is more about HRC than it is about RR...
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  -I don't know how to feel about Randi Rhodes Symarip  Apr-03-08 11:48 PM   #0 
  - this is a really honest and heartfelt post  DarienComp   Apr-03-08 11:52 PM   #1 
  - She was doing a comedy show, she said nothing worse  rasputin1952   Apr-03-08 11:54 PM   #2 
  - It was comedy and I wish she hadn't said it.  rusty quoin   Apr-03-08 11:56 PM   #3 
  - I'll bet she would if she were on satellite radio  DarienComp   Apr-03-08 11:57 PM   #5 
  - But she did say it, and now it is all over the place as some sort  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:18 AM   #8 
  - The last time I listened to her...  niceypoo   Apr-04-08 11:47 PM   #156 
  - Haha yea, it was just hilarious  Lirwin2   Apr-04-08 12:22 AM   #11 
  - But you don't have to listen to them either...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:40 AM   #27 
     - Except that she wasn't doing comedy when she made the remarks  Lirwin2   Apr-04-08 12:02 PM   #104 
        - So what...that means nothing in the scheme of this situation...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:48 PM   #115 
  - Randi Rhode's bosses at AAR are Hillary supporters.  Cleita   Apr-04-08 12:22 AM   #12 
  - That is exactly what it is...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:46 AM   #33 
  - BINGO!!  proud2Blib   Apr-04-08 02:25 PM   #127 
  - Randi was NOT doing a comedy show.She was representing AAR at a  saracat   Apr-04-08 12:26 AM   #15 
  - So AA can make money off RR, but she can't speak out  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:45 AM   #31 
  - the money they make is from advertisers  GoldieAZ49   Apr-04-08 09:20 AM   #65 
     - Precisely...but to take it a step further, since we all work for  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 09:33 AM   #67 
        - yes it does  GoldieAZ49   Apr-04-08 09:40 AM   #68 
           - And neither do we, but we do...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 09:52 AM   #70 
  - "She was representing AAR at a fundraiser/ promotional event."  Qanisqineq   Apr-04-08 08:40 AM   #51 
  - But the OP brings up an interesting question. If she would have something on that same level about..  LittleClarkie   Apr-04-08 11:06 AM   #82 
  - No offense but that WAS stand-up  bagimin   Apr-05-08 12:11 AM   #157 
  - oh, I don't know  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 12:34 AM   #22 
  - Once again, it was out there already...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:41 AM   #28 
  - No, no one HAD to watch it  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 05:23 AM   #46 
     - The "outrage" is overblown, it is manufactured...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 08:57 AM   #55 
     - That a moderator  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 09:11 AM   #61 
        - It is called perspective, and I can post as a member as well...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 09:30 AM   #66 
        - My outrage isn't manufactured  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 12:32 PM   #108 
        - Then show that outrage when it is posted by member of DU...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:43 PM   #113 
           - Umm.... do you READ my alerts?  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 12:49 PM   #116 
           - Speaking in general terms, do you alert when Coulter is called  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 01:18 PM   #118 
              - I have alerted repeatedly  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 01:38 PM   #121 
              - Nothing surreal about it at all...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 02:34 PM   #129 
                 - Yes, I wish people were more civil, too  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 02:45 PM   #131 
                    - Have it your way, you are not going to let go of the anger...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 02:54 PM   #133 
                       - I haven't expressed anger here  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 02:59 PM   #135 
                          - That is an accusation that I don't care about sexism...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 03:14 PM   #137 
                             - well  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 03:18 PM   #138 
              - I do. I alert any time I see her referred to as a whore or "Man Coulter."  Maddy McCall   Apr-04-08 04:48 PM   #144 
                 - And that is the way is should go...and I agree wholeheartedly...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 05:20 PM   #151 
           - I alert on any vicious attack...  Maddy McCall   Apr-04-08 04:50 PM   #145 
              - It is...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 05:18 PM   #150 
        - You mean like ignorant white fucks?  ronnykmarshall   Apr-04-08 01:57 PM   #123 
           - We just don't have the right "perspective"  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 02:02 PM   #124 
              - Oh that's it!  ronnykmarshall   Apr-04-08 02:32 PM   #128 
        - Agreed -- I didn't like it yesterday or today  LostinVA   Apr-04-08 10:36 AM   #78 
        - Some of us DO complain every time we see it.  Maddy McCall   Apr-04-08 04:45 PM   #141 
           - well now you know  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 04:48 PM   #143 
              - I've had regular members say that to me....  Maddy McCall   Apr-04-08 04:54 PM   #147 
     - No one HAD to watch other bigots say deplorable things....  Maddy McCall   Apr-04-08 04:43 PM   #140 
  - John McCain is a fucking whore for war.  Kurovski   Apr-04-08 12:41 PM   #112 
  - Nor do I. It's inexcusable.  Maddy McCall   Apr-04-08 04:40 PM   #139 
  - She was at an AAR event  maddiejoan   Apr-04-08 08:41 AM   #52 
     - No she wasn't  proud2Blib   Apr-04-08 02:24 PM   #126 
        - Oh My mistake!  maddiejoan   Apr-04-08 02:38 PM   #130 
           - Maddie, I've always read your posts and respect you quite a bit  Symarip   Apr-04-08 02:46 PM   #132 
           - here's my take  maddiejoan   Apr-04-08 11:26 PM   #154 
           - Imagine! A political fund raiser where the opposing candidate is trashed!!  proud2Blib   Apr-04-08 02:59 PM   #134 
              - so you think it's appropriate  maddiejoan   Apr-04-08 11:28 PM   #155 
  - maybe only men can use words like whore?  Tunkamerica   Apr-03-08 11:56 PM   #4 
  - That's not what I'm saying at all  Symarip   Apr-04-08 12:03 AM   #6 
  - Read. Rec'd but too angry to respond  Catherina   Apr-04-08 12:13 AM   #7 
  - Precisely...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:19 AM   #9 
  - Thanks Rasputin  Catherina   Apr-04-08 12:29 AM   #17 
     - Don't be angry...that's what some people want you to feel...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:33 AM   #21 
        - I know. That's why I'm going to bed now  Catherina   Apr-04-08 12:40 AM   #26 
           - This is more about HRC than it is about RR...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:47 AM   # 
           - really?  paulk   Apr-04-08 08:30 AM   #49 
           - For Obama supporters, yes...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 09:01 AM   #57 
              - The ONLY reason it's mostly HRC supporters is because....  Maddy McCall   Apr-04-08 04:57 PM   #149 
                 - Yes, it's surprising  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 06:37 PM   #153 
           - Please explain your comment.  Maddy McCall   Apr-04-08 04:56 PM   #148 
           - Thank you. Between your posts and Skinner's thread tonight about Rev Wright  Catherina   Apr-05-08 01:41 AM   #164 
           - So, I'm guessing  Ronnie   Apr-04-08 11:29 AM   #98 
  - Yeah, I guess being "vulgar and abrasive" should get you  Cleita   Apr-04-08 12:29 AM   #16 
  - The reason I said that is because I've basically disliked her  Catherina   Apr-04-08 12:35 AM   #25 
     - She's an entertainer who is also trying to get out a message.  Cleita   Apr-04-08 12:45 AM   #30 
        - I agree. Atomic Kitty was at that show and said it was great.  Catherina   Apr-04-08 12:47 AM   #34 
  - So if she had called Obama an fing N word you would have been okay with it?  saracat   Apr-04-08 12:31 AM   #18 
  - No I wouldn't, but that didn't happen...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:48 AM   #36 
  - So? She is still a woman isn't she? And Randi had things to say about other women as well  saracat   Apr-04-08 01:04 AM   #40 
     - Look throug GD-P...what do you see?  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 09:06 AM   #60 
        - Nothing as inflammatory is allowed to be said about Obama. Anything remotely racist is  saracat   Apr-04-08 11:17 AM   #90 
           - I don't see it that way, I think racism and sexism are both  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 11:36 AM   #100 
              - Well, using the argument of "selective outrage " in regard to this  saracat   Apr-04-08 12:02 PM   #105 
                 - I have to agree it is targeted...Rarely does anyone raise an  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:35 PM   #109 
  - Yes but then again I will defend the RIGHT OF PEOPLE to use language  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-04-08 01:19 AM   #43 
  - Not the same thing at all.  julialnyc   Apr-04-08 09:41 AM   #69 
  - Sorry. I think it's time you started getting real n/t  Catherina   Apr-05-08 01:24 AM   #159 
  - "certain wing"="half" n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-04-08 10:23 AM   #75 
  - I hate having free speech curtailed  undeterred   Apr-04-08 12:20 AM   #10 
  - She has had those insults hurled at her...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:31 AM   #19 
  - Why do you continue to insult comediennes with comparing Randi to them?  saracat   Apr-04-08 01:10 AM   #41 
     - Do you listen to her regularly?...she's pretty funny...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 08:55 AM   #54 
  - But the problem is, it wasn't on the air  Symarip   Apr-04-08 12:59 AM   #39 
     - These things are never fair.  undeterred   Apr-04-08 10:03 AM   #71 
        - You lost your job because of your political leaning...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 03:04 PM   #136 
           - And when that same guy screws the company  undeterred   Apr-04-08 05:50 PM   #152 
  - She was punished for creating an image with her words that AAR didn't want associated with their  jobycom   Apr-04-08 12:24 AM   #13 
  - The reason Randi wasn't on the air today  Cleita   Apr-04-08 12:34 AM   #24 
     - ! Cleita !  Catherina   Apr-04-08 12:41 AM   #29 
     - Hehe. It doesn't?  jobycom   Apr-04-08 12:47 AM   #35 
        - I think she's exercising her options by refusing to do  Cleita   Apr-04-08 12:54 AM   #38 
           - I've got mixed feelings  jobycom   Apr-04-08 12:40 PM   #110 
  - If you replace Hillary with Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Amy Whitehouse  2rth2pwr   Apr-04-08 12:24 AM   #14 
  - It's a stand up routine- and it offended none of the people who paid to see it..  kevinmc   Apr-04-08 12:33 AM   #20 
  - Precisely...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:34 AM   #23 
  - Just had a bright realization before going to bed. This is already back-firing  Catherina   Apr-04-08 12:45 AM   #32 
  - Isn't it strange how that works out...now more people will  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 12:50 AM   #37 
  - Thank you  quakerboy   Apr-04-08 01:10 AM   #42 
  - I know how you feel.  thecatburgler   Apr-04-08 01:22 AM   #44 
  - I know it's hard  loyalsister   Apr-04-08 02:02 AM   #45 
  - AAR was right to suspend her.  shaniqua6392   Apr-04-08 06:22 AM   #47 
  - BINGO!  Qanisqineq   Apr-04-08 08:46 AM   #53 
  - Wrong, you lose! Stop spreading untruths.  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 09:04 AM   #59 
  - It wasn't a "comedy " event by invitation. It was a promotional event for an AAR affiliate.Randi wa  saracat   Apr-04-08 11:23 AM   #92 
     - Wrong again, saracat! Just because you repeat it, doesn't make it true. n/t  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 11:26 AM   #95 
        - As I said, please prove this as it is NOT was AAR is saying.  saracat   Apr-04-08 11:44 AM   #101 
  - I'm not disagreeing completely  Symarip   Apr-04-08 09:15 AM   #63 
  - It was her first stand up gig and was NOT an AAR event at all.  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 09:03 AM   #58 
  - It was NOT a stand up event.And she was paid by AAR to appear.Stop with the  saracat   Apr-04-08 11:27 AM   #96 
  - Nope. AAR had nothing to do with this event.  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 12:26 PM   #107 
  - Then you prove this because that is NOT what AAR is saying.  saracat   Apr-04-08 11:29 AM   #99 
     - SOLD OUT: An Evening with Randi Rhodes - THIS IS GREEN 960'S EVENT.  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 12:24 PM   #106 
        - Thanks for posting that and for your other information. n/t  Catherina   Apr-05-08 01:27 AM   #161 
        - Where does it say comedy routine? BTW, Obama folks should be offended that a supporter  saracat   Apr-05-08 01:28 AM   #162 
           - You're very disingenious. How deliberate is your misinformation?  Catherina   Apr-05-08 02:09 AM   #165 
              - "Audio link? It doesn't seems to have been advertised as such in print  saracat   Apr-05-08 09:11 AM   #166 
  - It WAS a stand-up comedy routine.  BuyingThyme   Apr-04-08 04:52 PM   #146 
  - Thanks for the SUPER post! Hate is never "comedy" to a Progressive mind.  MethuenProgressive   Apr-04-08 07:05 AM   #48 
  - AAR is a business; they need advertising dollars and listeners  npincus   Apr-04-08 08:34 AM   #50 
  - Randi was doing shtick; a comedy bit...  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 09:00 AM   #56 
  - Randi made her remarks at an event hosted by her employer (AAR).  Arkansas Granny   Apr-04-08 09:11 AM   #62 
  - But isn't she paid to be opinionated?  Symarip   Apr-04-08 10:17 AM   #72 
  - I don't know what kind of policy, if there is any, that AAR has with their employees  Arkansas Granny   Apr-04-08 10:33 AM   #77 
  - Au contraire  lefty from jersey   Apr-04-08 11:07 AM   #84 
     - Look, I'm not saying she is or isn't entertaining.  Symarip   Apr-04-08 11:25 AM   #94 
  - No it was not hosted by AAR. Get you facts straight!  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 11:07 AM   #83 
     - Pardon me. I had heard several reports that it was an event hosted by AAR.  Arkansas Granny   Apr-04-08 11:16 AM   #89 
        - It was a Green 960 AM event... see link below.  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 01:25 PM   #119 
           - I checked out the link you referenced and this is what I found:  Arkansas Granny   Apr-04-08 01:34 PM   #120 
              - No, they posted AAR's statement but it was Green 960's event, their show!  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 01:45 PM   #122 
                 - It advertises Randi as an AAR host and this is an AAR affiliate.  saracat   Apr-05-08 01:22 AM   #158 
  - never listened to her before - seems I didn't miss much  GoldieAZ49   Apr-04-08 09:16 AM   #64 
  - What did she say that is not true? And I thought they get fined for four letter words?  Life Long Dem   Apr-04-08 10:18 AM   #73 
  - She said that one of the two Democratic nominees for the presidency of the US is a prostitute.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-04-08 10:28 AM   #76 
  - No she didn't, there is a difference between a prostitute and a  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 10:46 AM   #79 
     - I read in Left Wing (and Right Wing) media people being called  Symarip   Apr-04-08 10:58 AM   #80 
     - I agree...If I saw nothing but praise for our candidates on the  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 11:08 AM   #85 
     - Good point. One uses "whore" when ordinary hate is insufficient. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-04-08 11:03 AM   #81 
        - How much "hate" is out there for both D candidates?...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 11:10 AM   #88 
           - First off, because none of us recieve a paycheck to do it.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-04-08 11:22 AM   #91 
              - Precisely the same thing can be said of the "narrow focus"...  rasputin1952   Apr-04-08 11:45 AM   #102 
  - She wasn't on the air. She wasn't at an AAR event.  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 11:08 AM   #86 
  - I feel all the things I feel when I hear Michelle Malkin say the same things.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-04-08 10:22 AM   #74 
  - All politician's are whores....  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 11:10 AM   #87 
  - Mike Malloy hit the nail on the head  knixphan   Apr-04-08 11:23 AM   #93 
  - Thank you for this thread.  redqueen   Apr-04-08 11:28 AM   #97 
  - I just read that the suspension is now indefinite on the NYT  Symarip   Apr-04-08 11:47 AM   #103 
  - Doesn't matter to them  FlaGranny   Apr-04-08 12:40 PM   #111 
     - I like Randi Rhodes.  Kurovski   Apr-04-08 12:45 PM   #114 
     - Well to be honest, there are other talk show hosts I prefer  Symarip   Apr-04-08 12:53 PM   #117 
     - I don't always agree with her either.  FlaGranny   Apr-04-08 02:10 PM   #125 
     - Air Americas Randi Rhodes Suspended: We Did It! [Updated x2]  Catherina   Apr-05-08 01:37 AM   #163 
  - It is OK to not have an opinion on everything. nt  ZombieHorde   Apr-04-08 04:48 PM   #142 
  - somewhat verbose indeed, still...I do  bridgit   Apr-05-08 01:25 AM   #160 
 

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