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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-17-07 11:24 PM
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23. Damn! I soured - permanently - on paul harvey during the OJ trial.
That's when he switched, in my mind, from being this amusing, relatively innocuous old coot, to being really and truly vile, and beneath contempt. This just blew my mind. If I hadn't been listening to the radio, to hear it with my own ears, I wouldn't have believed it.

It was immediately on the heels of the release of a 9-1-1 tape of Nicole calling police when OJ was terrorizing her. This was long before the murders. She'd moved out, they were divorcing, she lived elsewhere in the same general neighborhood as he did (and just a few blocks from where she died). On the tape, you could hear her frantic appeals to the 9-1-1 operator, screaming that OJ was breaking down the door, and was going to "beat the shit out of" her. In the background, you could hear him, too, bellowing, screaming, banging on the door. You could hear the pounding of his fists against the wood and the walls, and a horrible, horrifying commotion. That she could maintain the semblance of cool that she did amidst all that was startling. It was a chilling tape recording.

So paul harvey comes on and comments on that, during one of his regular broadcasts. And do you know what he said??? This STILL leaves me absolutely STEAMING!!! He commented on it, alright. He actually had the GALL to comment NOT on the outrage you could hear playing out on the tape, NOT on the screaming, frightening maniac in the background, NOT the drama of her traumatized voice and the urgency of her appeals to the operator, BUT... the fact that she said a four-letter word. harvey said some snarky comment like "what a shame that such a lovely woman should use such foul language."


:grr: :grr: :grr: :grr: :grr: :grr: :grr: :grr:

I could NOT believe my ears!!! That old, shit-for-brains BASTARD. I'll give him some four-letter words. Of all the things you could say about what you'd just heard on that shattering, gripping, horrifying tape recording, especially considering the larger context into which it was inserted, THAT'S what he chose to say.


I turned my back on paul harvey then and there. And I will NEVER return.

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  -Paul Harvey: Racist Remarks on MLK Day: Action Needed (from Daily KOS) Quixote1818  Jan-17-07 05:47 PM   #0 
  - When Paul Harvey passes on, that will be progress.  AX10   Jan-17-07 05:53 PM   #1 
  - I think it's insane to compare the two...  cynatnite   Jan-17-07 06:15 PM   #2 
  - I have the unique perspective of growing up in Nebraska &  spacelady   Jan-17-07 11:11 PM   #21 
  - Great points  BoneDaddy   Jan-18-07 06:40 AM   #30 
  - In cold Nebraska,, and frozen Colorado,...  sheeptramp   Jan-17-07 11:17 PM   #22 
  - meanwhile, the ranchers get rich from federal subsidies and begrudge the  nosmokes   Jan-17-07 06:25 PM   #3 
  - That's a very good point  eagler   Jan-17-07 06:52 PM   #12 
  - Harvy's a Puke operative. A lying, pro-war murderer.  BuyingThyme   Jan-17-07 06:30 PM   #4 
  - He murdered someone? n/t  cynatnite   Jan-17-07 06:33 PM   #5 
     - Lots of people. The central theme of his show over the last few  BuyingThyme   Jan-17-07 06:39 PM   #8 
        - Well, I would call him an enabler of the bush regime...  cynatnite   Jan-17-07 06:41 PM   #9 
           - I would call all complicit media shills murderers.  BuyingThyme   Jan-17-07 06:43 PM   #10 
  - Not unexpected from someone 135 years old.  Lastlaughin08   Jan-17-07 06:33 PM   #6 
  - Studs Terkel and Walter Cronkite are old.  BrightKnight   Jan-17-07 07:15 PM   #17 
  - It's not just race, it's Louisiana that is what the rest of the country thinks of us.  RGBolen   Jan-17-07 06:35 PM   #7 
  - he's not dead yet?  eShirl   Jan-17-07 06:47 PM   #11 
  - Wonder who Keith Olbermann's "Worst Person" will be today  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jan-17-07 06:54 PM   #13 
  - Gaaah, that fuckin email again.  progressoid   Jan-17-07 07:03 PM   #14 
  - paul harvey sounds like a  zidzi   Jan-17-07 07:07 PM   #15 
  - My god, is this guy still around?  NastyRiffraff   Jan-17-07 07:14 PM   #16 
  - I remember my FATHER turning off the car radio...  Hand   Jan-17-07 07:35 PM   #18 
  - He's repeating shit that snopes already debunked  XemaSab   Jan-17-07 07:38 PM   #19 
  - that old fossil is still alive?  Cheap_Trick   Jan-17-07 10:58 PM   #20 
  - Damn! I soured - permanently - on paul harvey during the OJ trial.  calimary   Jan-17-07 11:24 PM   #23 
  - Add me to the "Jeezus, that guy's still alive?" contingent.  impeachdubya   Jan-17-07 11:30 PM   #24 
  - He has always been ancient and cranky  mitchum   Jan-18-07 12:04 AM   #25 
  - Oh, nonsense. Paul Harvey's dead.  GreenZoneLT   Jan-18-07 03:32 AM   #26 
  - This from Paul Harvey 1 year ago  donheld   Jan-18-07 04:36 AM   #27 
  - Harvey also sided with Oliver North  murielm99   Jan-18-07 06:33 AM   #28 
  - Snopes has great comments on that e-mail. Best:  trof   Jan-18-07 06:36 AM   #29 
  - I got that stupid email recently  Gelliebeans   Jan-18-07 02:34 PM   #31 

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