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Spazito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-27-09 12:30 PM
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30. or nobody, it is easy to say "unnamed sources" when the only "source" is the...
Edited on Tue Oct-27-09 12:36 PM by Spazito
person writing or speaking. They don't have to prove there are any actual "sources" as long as they tag on "unnamed".

Edited to correct typo.
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  -I'm tired of people posting articles with unnamed sources saying Obama's not happy about the opt-out jenmito  Oct-27-09 11:24 AM   #0 
  - They get it from places like Huff Post.. Arianna is out for hits to her website.  Windy   Oct-27-09 11:31 AM   #1 
  - huffpo got it from Chuck Todd on msnbc n/t  medeak   Oct-27-09 11:50 AM   #9 
  - I stopped visiting HuffPost altogether  impik   Oct-27-09 11:51 AM   #10 
  - When Arianna wanted Biden to resign over Afganistan I decided she has a screw loose  Jennicut   Oct-27-09 12:16 PM   #22 
  - I've been having an email debate with Chuck Todd ever since he "reported" that  jenmito   Oct-27-09 12:06 PM   #15 
  - Unnamed sources say that Arana Huffington has close ties to Neo-Nazi groups.  Telly Savalas   Oct-27-09 07:30 PM   #40 
  - Because it would make them be wrong, and prove  FrenchieCat   Oct-27-09 11:32 AM   #2 
  - Yup...  jenmito   Oct-27-09 12:08 PM   #17 
  - Then don't read them. Problem solved.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Oct-27-09 11:34 AM   #3 
  - I have a MAJOR problem with articles that help spread false information....  Clio the Leo   Oct-27-09 11:39 AM   #4 
  - they cling to anything that reinforces their "obama sucks" theme  dionysus   Oct-27-09 11:41 AM   #7 
  - No, it's NOT problem solved. It's problem continuing and growing and it's bad for our party.  jenmito   Oct-27-09 12:09 PM   #18 
  - So you prefer dishonesty?  BklnDem75   Oct-27-09 12:29 PM   #29 
  - isn't it obvious people will cling to whatever shred of crap they can as an excuse to complain?  dionysus   Oct-27-09 11:39 AM   #5 
  - Attack the messenger.  freddie mertz   Oct-27-09 11:40 AM   #6 
  - When the "messenger" has an agenda then we sure will....  Clio the Leo   Oct-27-09 11:57 AM   #12 
  - Huffpo has a variety of perspectives.  freddie mertz   Oct-27-09 12:55 PM   #36 
  - If the message is from "unnamed sources" then yes, I'm attacking the messenger who  jenmito   Oct-27-09 12:19 PM   #24 
  - Just pathetic  impik   Oct-27-09 11:49 AM   #8 
  - I think the problem is that some did not educate themselves as to who they voted for...  Clio the Leo   Oct-27-09 12:02 PM   #14 
  - Unnamed sources are sometimes republican plants...  Peacetrain   Oct-27-09 12:22 PM   #26 
  - I'm tired of it too  HopeOverFear   Oct-27-09 11:54 AM   #11 
  - Of course Obama would say he is pleased--its politices, but he has been courting Snowe  joeycola   Oct-27-09 11:57 AM   #13 
  - Pres. Obama says he is pleased, because he is.......  FrenchieCat   Oct-27-09 12:12 PM   #19 
  - No, he didn't have to say he's pleased. He could've said he would've liked to see something  jenmito   Oct-27-09 12:13 PM   #20 
  - You couldn't say it to me  fedupinBushcountry   Oct-27-09 12:07 PM   #16 
  - This thread was not directed to you alone, but to everyone who chooses to believe  jenmito   Oct-27-09 12:16 PM   #21 
     - Just remember that Obama is a politician also.  joeycola   Oct-27-09 12:18 PM   #23 
     - Just remember that "unnamed sources" could be ANYONE.  jenmito   Oct-27-09 12:21 PM   #25 
     - or nobody, it is easy to say "unnamed sources" when the only "source" is the...  Spazito   Oct-27-09 12:30 PM   #30 
     - Exactly. I was going to edit my post saying exactly that-"or nobody." n/t  jenmito   Oct-27-09 12:33 PM   #31 
     - of course it could be anyone. But politicians are politicians!  joeycola   Oct-27-09 03:18 PM   #37 
        - And "unnamed sources" can be anyone-including people with agendas who want to start trouble.  jenmito   Oct-27-09 03:52 PM   #39 
        - well, I trust my judgment to discern.  joeycola   Oct-27-09 09:07 PM   #44 
           - Of course you do. Whatever makes Obama/the Dems. look bad.  jenmito   Oct-27-09 09:27 PM   #46 
              - They do that all by themselves.  joeycola   Oct-28-09 08:19 AM   #48 
                 - If you believe "unnamed sources."  jenmito   Oct-28-09 12:25 PM   #49 
        - How many times  Baltoman991   Oct-27-09 08:11 PM   #41 
           - IT is my first time.  joeycola   Oct-27-09 09:08 PM   #45 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-27-09 12:24 PM   #27 
        - I concur on this one. n/t  vaberella   Oct-27-09 12:50 PM   #34 
           - so you concur with a deleted message. LOL  joeycola   Oct-27-09 03:19 PM   #38 
              - Oh did you miss it because I memorized the post and it was deserved.  vaberella   Oct-27-09 08:56 PM   #42 
                 - you are a HOOT  joeycola   Oct-27-09 09:07 PM   #43 
     - Baloney  fedupinBushcountry   Oct-27-09 12:28 PM   #28 
        - Are you trying to say no one should post an OP which is contrary to another OP?  Spazito   Oct-27-09 12:35 PM   #32 
        - You over-estimate yourself. My thread is NOT only about you. What an ego!  jenmito   Oct-27-09 12:51 PM   #35 
  - They're still doing it even after Reid?! They're crappers, then. n/t  vaberella   Oct-27-09 12:44 PM   #33 
  - I always believed Dean, Harkin this will be a strong public option at the end of the process.  ProgressOnTheMove   Oct-27-09 11:59 PM   #47 

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