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T Town Jake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-14-06 07:22 PM
Response to Reply #67
122. You obviously can't answer the posters arguments with anything...
...approaching a cogent reply, otherwise I don't think you'd resort to the "why are you getting so worked up?" response.
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  -Ted Rall has raised the money to sue Ann Coulter for libel Atman  Mar-13-06 11:09 AM   #0 
  - Oh say it is true...I am glad that someone is thinking about it...  MadMaddie   Mar-13-06 11:11 AM   #1 
  - maybe just maybe someone can hold her accountable for her BS  harpo   Mar-13-06 11:11 AM   #2 
  - That'll be one to watch  bryant69   Mar-13-06 11:12 AM   #3 
  - And the debate will center on whether Coulter can be considered  kevinbgoode   Mar-13-06 11:59 AM   #17 
     - Really? I figured she'd plead innocent by reason of insanity.  Syncronaut Seven   Mar-13-06 12:09 PM   #18 
     - She is a joke, however.  BuyingThyme   Mar-13-06 12:16 PM   #22 
  - Spectacular! Bring on the suits. Bring on the suits!!!!  Just Me   Mar-13-06 11:13 AM   #4 
  - It should be a class action.....  sutz12   Mar-13-06 11:13 AM   #5 
  - I hope he FRIES the bitch! Someone needs to!! n/m  AndyA   Mar-13-06 11:14 AM   #6 
  - Why can't Cindy Sheehan sue Bill ORielly?  garybeck   Mar-13-06 11:14 AM   #7 
  - Just remember what Keith said  DainBramaged   Mar-13-06 11:16 AM   #10 
  - And Hannity too  adigal   Mar-13-06 01:02 PM   #30 
  - Watch Outfoxed and you'll find out why...  Solon   Mar-13-06 05:17 PM   #94 
  - Mann Coulter probably relishes the attention a lawsuit would bring...  marmar   Mar-13-06 11:14 AM   #8 
  - I pledged 100 bucks. Money well spent.  tatertop   Mar-13-06 11:15 AM   #9 
  - This is a good thing  Canuckistanian   Mar-13-06 11:19 AM   #11 
  - Sorry, but I don't see a suit.  onehandle   Mar-13-06 11:38 AM   #12 
  - "I was only joking" isn't a valid defense if he can prove damages.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 11:41 AM   #13 
     - Damages would be hard to prove.  onehandle   Mar-13-06 11:46 AM   #14 
     - Those are all legitimate damages and easily proven.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 11:48 AM   #15 
        - Regardless, There are no damages, imo. nt  onehandle   Mar-13-06 04:31 PM   #88 
           - There are many types of damages.  philosophie_en_rose   Mar-14-06 03:22 PM   #108 
     - Isn't that the defense the church-burning idiots used?  Atman   Mar-13-06 11:58 AM   #16 
     - That's not right. An obvious joke is not libelous. nt  Marie26   Mar-13-06 12:23 PM   #23 
     - After 8 years as a paralegal, I can assure you that if there are provable  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:08 PM   #31 
        - How is that?  Marie26   Mar-13-06 01:10 PM   #33 
        - If there are proveable damages, and the statement is made with malice  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:14 PM   #35 
           - You do realize for him to win....  rinsd   Mar-13-06 01:19 PM   #41 
           - That's not exactly a stretch.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:23 PM   #42 
           - No, I'm sorry  Marie26   Mar-13-06 01:27 PM   #45 
              - So, you are saying that Coulter didn't know her statement  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:31 PM   #47 
              - No, I'm saying it's satire,  Marie26   Mar-13-06 01:42 PM   #52 
                 - You again omit aspects of the matter. There are no actual damages  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:44 PM   #54 
                    - That's not the point  Marie26   Mar-13-06 01:53 PM   #57 
                       - Once again, I disagree.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:58 PM   #60 
                          - I guess I have to  Marie26   Mar-13-06 01:59 PM   #61 
                          - Does the judge have to use a "target audience" in forming that standard?  0rganism   Mar-14-06 04:48 PM   #120 
                             - No, it's just a legal standard  Marie26   Mar-15-06 02:51 PM   #127 
                          - It's not just Rall though  rinsd   Mar-13-06 04:24 PM   #87 
                             - So, if three people are mugged and only one reports it, does that  ET Awful   Mar-14-06 03:18 PM   #106 
              - But, Remember. . .  ProfessorGAC   Mar-14-06 02:36 PM   #102 
                 - Well put. Though I might disagree on whether Rall is a public figure  ET Awful   Mar-14-06 03:19 PM   #107 
                 - You're misconstruing the malice standard  Marie26   Mar-15-06 03:15 PM   #128 
                 - the concept of public figure is fairly broad  onenote   Mar-15-06 05:21 PM   #133 
        - After 12 years as a lawyer, I can tell you that you are wrong.  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 01:33 PM   #48 
           - Once again, you're missing the major difference between the two cases  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:36 PM   #50 
              - The JUDGE will decide that question as a matter of law.  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 01:42 PM   #53 
                 - I disagree completely.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:46 PM   #55 
                    - You're free to disagree.  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 01:53 PM   #56 
                       - Mmmmmmhmmmmmm. n/t  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:54 PM   #58 
                       - And WHEN he loses  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 02:04 PM   #62 
                          - We shall see.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 02:10 PM   #63 
                             - Even if he DID have a valid cause of action  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 02:17 PM   #64 
                             - So, if we are assuming, for the sake of argument, that he DOES have  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 02:23 PM   #65 
                             - Let me be blunt  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 03:01 PM   #69 
                                - And let me be even more blunt.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 03:40 PM   #76 
                                   - He might have a bias,  Marie26   Mar-13-06 03:51 PM   #78 
                                      - Actually I DON'T have a bias against Rall  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 04:10 PM   #80 
                                         - Me either  Marie26   Mar-13-06 04:15 PM   #82 
                                         - The response was intended more for ET than you  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 04:18 PM   #84 
                             - I want to see that piece of garbage Coulter go down just like the next  pointblank   Mar-13-06 03:06 PM   #71 
                             - How do you know Ted Rall is a public figure?  darboy   Mar-13-06 04:52 PM   #90 
                                - Being a public figure does not require that you be a politician  ET Awful   Mar-14-06 03:10 PM   #104 
                                   - what does that mean?  darboy   Mar-14-06 07:47 PM   #123 
                                      - For instance, Cindy Sheehan is a public figure.  ET Awful   Mar-14-06 07:57 PM   #124 
                             - if he's taking people's money he better file suit (even though he'll lose)  onenote   Mar-14-06 03:29 PM   #109 
                                - Or HE might end up sued! nt  Marie26   Mar-15-06 03:20 PM   #129 
                       - Are you taking bets? nt  Marie26   Mar-13-06 01:56 PM   #59 
     - NYT vs. Sullivan & Hustler Magazine vs. Jerry Falwell say otherwise  rinsd   Mar-13-06 01:11 PM   #34 
        - No proveable damages existed in either case.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:17 PM   #40 
           - "believable by your average man on the street"  rinsd   Mar-13-06 01:23 PM   #43 
           - So you've gone from saying the "it was only a joke" defense would  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 01:27 PM   #44 
              - "a legitimate cause of action."  rinsd   Mar-13-06 04:20 PM   #85 
           - Listen to any righty's opinion of Rall, and the charge is very believable  Atman   Mar-13-06 03:03 PM   #70 
           - That's my point. Her audience is the type of person that WOULD  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 03:37 PM   #74 
           - are you a lawyer?  onenote   Mar-14-06 03:35 PM   #110 
              - No, ET is not a lawyer  dbaker41   Mar-14-06 04:11 PM   #113 
  - Oh, great.  Marie26   Mar-13-06 12:10 PM   #19 
  - So no Democratic Law Firm Would do it Pro Bono?  ThomWV   Mar-13-06 12:14 PM   #20 
  - Good point  Atman   Mar-13-06 12:15 PM   #21 
  - Not if they have a brain ...  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 01:38 PM   #51 
     - That's what I don't understand  Marie26   Mar-13-06 02:24 PM   #66 
     - You obviously just don't like Ted Rall  400Years   Mar-13-06 02:52 PM   #67 
        - Exactly what I was thinking. n/t  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 03:37 PM   #75 
        - Worked up? Moi?  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 04:13 PM   #81 
           - Nah, just because you called him, what was it? A "whiny bitch"?  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 04:53 PM   #91 
              - So you're ambivalent about Ann Coulter?  rinsd   Mar-13-06 05:04 PM   #92 
                 - Ah, there you go showing your bias against Rall as well.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 05:09 PM   #93 
                    - If your feeling about the subjects are irrelevant?  rinsd   Mar-13-06 05:18 PM   #95 
                       - No, insulting him as part of your argument lessens your argument.  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 05:59 PM   #96 
        - You obviously can't answer the posters arguments with anything...  T Town Jake   Mar-14-06 07:22 PM   #122 
  - I think he should sue, even though he would lose  bluestateguy   Mar-13-06 12:34 PM   #24 
  - won't cost her much  LA lady   Mar-13-06 12:38 PM   #25 
     - Besides, a couple more BJ's and she'd have her expenses paid in a week  Atman   Mar-13-06 12:40 PM   #26 
     - And might just  Marie26   Mar-13-06 12:51 PM   #27 
        - Depending on the state,  rinsd   Mar-13-06 01:16 PM   #37 
  - She'll win it based on satire grounds, though. n/t  tasteblind   Mar-13-06 12:51 PM   #28 
  - Except, more often than not, she doesn't hold herself out,...  Just Me   Mar-13-06 01:16 PM   #38 
     - Doesn't matter.  tasteblind   Mar-13-06 01:28 PM   #46 
     - Consider her target audience and what they would "reasonably"  ET Awful   Mar-13-06 03:44 PM   #77 
        - Perhaps.  tasteblind   Mar-13-06 03:59 PM   #79 
     - That does't matter.  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 03:06 PM   #72 
  - How much $$$ did he raise?  Sammy Pepys   Mar-13-06 01:02 PM   #29 
  - And what happens to that  Marie26   Mar-13-06 01:16 PM   #39 
  - Sue the hell out of the dizzy harpy. (eom)  oasis   Mar-13-06 01:09 PM   #32 
  - Yea Yea  on the EDGE   Mar-13-06 01:16 PM   #36 
  - Great. He'll lose, she'll get publicity and quite possibly countersue for  Ron Mexico   Mar-13-06 01:34 PM   #49 
  - More power to him  400Years   Mar-13-06 02:54 PM   #68 
  - Bullshit!  dbaker41   Mar-13-06 03:12 PM   #73 
     - no one's going to put money on the outcome  pitohui   Mar-13-06 04:24 PM   #86 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-13-06 04:44 PM   #89 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-06 01:08 PM   #99 
     - LMAO personal attacks?  ET Awful   Mar-14-06 03:09 PM   #103 
     - okay, instead of betting, what about this  onenote   Mar-14-06 03:43 PM   #111 
     - I rest my case  400Years   Mar-14-06 11:05 AM   #98 
        - Rall is the whiny bitch.  dbaker41   Mar-14-06 01:19 PM   #100 
        - whatever, you just don't like him  400Years   Mar-14-06 03:54 PM   #112 
           - I'll back Rall up for saying what needs to be said.  dbaker41   Mar-14-06 04:28 PM   #117 
              - that's not ALL you've said  400Years   Mar-14-06 04:35 PM   #119 
                 - Two epithets: thin-skinned and "whiny bitch"  dbaker41   Mar-14-06 04:51 PM   #121 
        - It's obviously a personal bias against Rall. Otherwise he wouldn't  ET Awful   Mar-14-06 03:17 PM   #105 
           - Because I DISAGREE, it must be a personal bias???  dbaker41   Mar-14-06 04:17 PM   #114 
  - is this a good idea?  pitohui   Mar-13-06 04:16 PM   #83 
  - Ding ding ding! We have a winner!  dbaker41   Mar-14-06 01:22 PM   #101 
  - Sue the Annhole!  struggle4progress   Mar-13-06 10:37 PM   #97 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-06 04:18 PM   #115 
  - Go Ted Rall  DanCa   Mar-14-06 04:20 PM   #116 
  - Simple answer: NO.  dbaker41   Mar-14-06 04:32 PM   #118 
  - no. nt  Marie26   Mar-15-06 03:34 PM   #130 
  - I'll add a third no  onenote   Mar-15-06 05:18 PM   #132 
  - This could have been a possible tool for making them fear us  Hardrada   Mar-14-06 08:06 PM   #125 
  - ... instead of laughing at us  Marie26   Mar-15-06 03:37 PM   #131 
  - Wouldn't poisoning Mann Coulter be more effective?  stevietheman   Mar-14-06 09:05 PM   #126 
 

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