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Fredda Weinberg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-28-06 09:59 PM
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55. Remember Donahue?
Don't get me wrong ... I enjoy Oddball as much as the next intellectual, but after Donahue was taken off the air I didn't want to see his replacement.

I think many of us misunderstand Olbermann - perhaps it's the time I spent around celebrities but I don't think we'd enjoy his company in real life ... and I don't think he'd be less critical if someone we supported were in office.
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  -VICTORY --Keith Olbermann Beats CNN kpete  Mar-28-06 03:22 PM   #0 
  - MSNBC whooped ass last quarter.  LiberalVoice   Mar-28-06 03:24 PM   #1 
  - Don't give all of MSNBC credit, just KO  WatchWhatISay   Mar-28-06 03:32 PM   #6 
     - I ONLY watch KO!  Rainscents   Mar-28-06 03:37 PM   #9 
     - I quit watching TV News a few years back but I have started watching KO  Toots   Mar-28-06 04:52 PM   #29 
     - Exactly! KO is the ONLY ONE!  AuntiBush   Mar-28-06 09:13 PM   #50 
        - There's just someting about watching tweety though;  eyepaddle   Mar-29-06 09:52 AM   #88 
  - Go Keith go!  0007   Mar-28-06 03:26 PM   #2 
  - Couldn't happen to a more talented guy! Love his show -- and  Radio_Lady   Mar-28-06 11:38 PM   #58 
     - That interview may have shown great disrespect to Mr. Olbermann  drbtg1   Mar-29-06 08:10 AM   #76 
        - Sounds like a scheduling and booking spat more than a real fight.  Radio_Lady   Mar-29-06 11:55 AM   #91 
           - It sounds more like ego  drbtg1   Mar-29-06 01:43 PM   #93 
              - I was there in the mid-1960s when Johnny Carson was still in NY.  Radio_Lady   Mar-30-06 12:19 AM   #101 
                 - Wow. You must have some amazing stories from that time.  drbtg1   Mar-30-06 08:31 AM   #103 
                    - Yes, there are many stories! Several of them would get me in big  Radio_Lady   Mar-30-06 12:36 PM   #104 
                       - The book and movie were both good  drbtg1   Mar-30-06 02:53 PM   #105 
                          - I'll try to find it. Thanks for the info.  Radio_Lady   Mar-30-06 05:43 PM   #106 
                             - Sorry about the profile being disabled  drbtg1   Mar-31-06 11:55 PM   #108 
  - yabba dappa dooooooooooooo  rodeodance   Mar-28-06 03:26 PM   #3 
  - Why are there so many more viewers watching O'liely than  napi21   Mar-28-06 03:27 PM   #4 
  - Because so many places have Fox on 24 hours a day  EmperorHasNoClothes   Mar-28-06 03:41 PM   #11 
  - Really? Sure isn't anywhere I frequent!  napi21   Mar-28-06 03:48 PM   #17 
     - Its on EVERYWHERE here in deep dark red land  Jacobin   Mar-28-06 06:16 PM   #35 
     - TV Be Gone  CornField   Mar-28-06 09:49 PM   #52 
     - It's on at my BANK!  Blue Gardener   Mar-29-06 05:24 AM   #72 
        - And you are surprised that Fox is on at the true republican church?  stevebreeze   Mar-29-06 06:14 AM   #73 
     - On here in Texas...  bookman   Mar-29-06 12:33 AM   #64 
     - here in SoCal  yorkiemommie1   Mar-29-06 09:20 AM   #87 
  - Some cable companies do not offer MSNBC in their regular package  Maraya1969   Mar-28-06 10:17 PM   #56 
  - This is true with Fox too.  truthseeker1   Mar-29-06 02:22 PM   #96 
  - It "Depends".....O'Lielly gets the geriatric crowd.......  ClintonTyree   Mar-29-06 03:39 AM   #67 
     - The AVERAGE age of an O'Reilly viewer is approximately 68  drbtg1   Mar-29-06 08:14 AM   #78 
  - That's a hollow victory  Fredda Weinberg   Mar-28-06 03:28 PM   #5 
  - Have to start somewhere, right?  Media_Lies_Daily   Mar-28-06 03:34 PM   #7 
  - Not hollow - it is what it is: a marker of progress in the right  mondo joe   Mar-28-06 05:05 PM   #32 
  - Remember Donahue?  Fredda Weinberg   Mar-28-06 09:59 PM   #55 
     - You seem to be rambling.  mondo joe   Mar-28-06 11:07 PM   #57 
        - No, it's about celebrating a phyrric victory  Fredda Weinberg   Mar-29-06 12:18 AM   #60 
           - Then you don't know what a phyrric victory is.  mondo joe   Mar-29-06 08:17 AM   #80 
           - You Seem To Misunderstand A Pyrrhic Victory  ProfessorGAC   Mar-29-06 08:23 AM   #81 
              - I understood perfectly  Fredda Weinberg   Mar-29-06 11:49 AM   #90 
  - Ts ts ts. Lighten up Fredda. nt  thereismore   Mar-29-06 12:09 AM   #59 
  - Fine ... whoopdy doo!  Fredda Weinberg   Mar-29-06 12:23 AM   #61 
  - yes,it will be a victory..  demswin06   Mar-30-06 06:01 PM   #107 
  - so they'll be firing him soon, ala Donahue, especially when  Gabi Hayes   Mar-28-06 03:36 PM   #8 
  - Donahue never beat CNN  Freddie Stubbs   Mar-29-06 08:25 AM   #82 
  - KO towing the line on truth! He deserves a medal!  lonestarnot   Mar-28-06 03:39 PM   #10 
  - I hate to be the one to do this....  ClintonTyree   Mar-29-06 03:47 AM   #68 
  - Now how do you know I didn't mean towing? LOL  lonestarnot   Mar-29-06 12:12 PM   #92 
  - Hell Yeah He Does.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Apr-01-06 12:26 AM   #109 
  - MSNBC.....On At 4:59 PM PST.....Off At 5:59 PM PST  OrangeCountyDemocrat   Mar-28-06 03:44 PM   #12 
  - O'Reilly probably helped him get attention - LOL.  mzmolly   Mar-28-06 03:44 PM   #13 
  - K & R for KEITH!!! No wonder O'Liely is so sensitive about KO - he sees  Nothing Without Hope   Mar-28-06 03:47 PM   #14 
  - Go, Countdown!  sfexpat2000   Mar-28-06 03:48 PM   #15 
  - Cool for Keith. Too bad I cancelled cable last week.  progressoid   Mar-28-06 03:48 PM   #16 
  - CNN down  wryter2000   Mar-28-06 03:51 PM   #18 
  - I hope someone there is paying attention  SoCalDem   Mar-28-06 03:56 PM   #19 
  - I don't know about "liberal" programming....  ClintonTyree   Mar-29-06 03:55 AM   #69 
     - "Liberal" ...as in NOT rightwing propagandistic spew  SoCalDem   Mar-29-06 03:58 AM   #70 
     - Even as a sportcaster KO radiated integrity.  PegDAC   Mar-29-06 06:42 PM   #99 
  - Here's today's emailed Keith Olbermann/Countdown NEWSLETTER:  Nothing Without Hope   Mar-28-06 04:11 PM   #20 
  - w00t w00t w00t!  crispini   Mar-28-06 04:12 PM   #21 
  - Go Keith.  David Zephyr   Mar-28-06 04:16 PM   #22 
  - More and more people are watching KO  malaise   Mar-28-06 04:20 PM   #23 
  - As he moves to the left, his show gets a bigger audience  Eric J in MN   Mar-28-06 08:29 PM   #39 
  - Go KO!!! :) woo hoo!!! n/t  spuddonna   Mar-28-06 04:24 PM   #24 
  - Who would have ever througt..  sendero   Mar-28-06 04:27 PM   #25 
  - Quite frankly, I don't think they will even blink  Bluzmann57   Mar-28-06 09:07 PM   #47 
  - Woot!  Deb   Mar-28-06 04:31 PM   #26 
  - Go KO! Yeah!!!  NJ Democrats   Mar-28-06 04:31 PM   #27 
  - more good news at the Media Bistro site  chat_noir   Mar-28-06 04:32 PM   #28 
  - Woo hoo!!!!  Sydnie   Mar-28-06 04:52 PM   #30 
  - Great Job Keith - He's one of the hot shows on cable  RamboLiberal   Mar-28-06 05:03 PM   #31 
  - Awesome!!! Love Him - Hate her!! Way to go man!  suziedemocrat   Mar-28-06 06:03 PM   #33 
  - That's very good news. I have a question though...  dotcosm   Mar-28-06 06:05 PM   #34 
  - Neilson is still the final authority on TV ratings  bushmeat   Mar-28-06 06:39 PM   #36 
  - Surprising they don't fire him for it (Donahue was leading too)  Notoverit   Mar-28-06 06:44 PM   #37 
  - Excellent news!  nicknameless   Mar-28-06 07:05 PM   #38 
  - Guess it's time for MSNBC to let him go - a la Donahue.  Imalittleteapot   Mar-28-06 08:30 PM   #40 
  - Hey O'Reillly, how's that campaign to get Olbermann fired goin'?  GloriaSmith   Mar-28-06 08:36 PM   #41 
  - O'Reilly's gonna get flushed down the toilet  sakabatou   Mar-28-06 08:39 PM   #42 
  - Congrats Mr. Olbermann  psychopomp   Mar-28-06 08:40 PM   #43 
  - Why did it take 5 years for this to happen?  im10ashus   Mar-28-06 08:41 PM   #44 
  - Yay! and thanks for reminding me to set my reminder to watch! n/t  upi402   Mar-28-06 08:44 PM   #45 
  - It's all Keith. When he gets close to the end of the rabbit hole, everyone  fearnobush   Mar-28-06 08:54 PM   #46 
  - Who Hoo! Keith Olbermann, a truthseeker!  ClayZ   Mar-28-06 09:07 PM   #48 
  - I always watch KO  AuntiBush   Mar-28-06 09:12 PM   #49 
  - Well, then you'll love this ticket  brazenlyliberal   Mar-29-06 06:40 AM   #74 
  - The ONLY cable news show I watch!  stillrockin   Mar-28-06 09:20 PM   #51 
  - Yep, Countdown and Dobbs on CNN  upi402   Mar-28-06 09:55 PM   #54 
  - Keef: Best. Newscast. Ever.  bleever   Mar-28-06 09:51 PM   #53 
  - is it just me or does 164,000 viewers seem like not a lot?  garybeck   Mar-29-06 12:24 AM   #62 
  - I'm going to start watching Keith-I quit watching all news & news shows...  LaPera   Mar-29-06 12:25 AM   #63 
  - been doing that for years now.  oc2002   Mar-29-06 08:15 AM   #79 
     - I've been watching Lou Dobbs, Keith O., and just to get a chuckle  Radio_Lady   Mar-30-06 12:14 AM   #100 
  - I got all my friends/family to watch him.  amitten   Mar-29-06 12:41 AM   #65 
  - good job KO!...n/t  petersond   Mar-29-06 01:47 AM   #66 
  - :(  radfringe   Mar-29-06 04:02 AM   #71 
  - You're on the wrong channel  truthseeker1   Mar-29-06 02:45 PM   #97 
     - typo -- on my part  radfringe   Mar-30-06 02:39 AM   #102 
  - I just sent this thread to the Countdown staff...  Catchawave   Mar-29-06 06:54 AM   #75 
  - KO Rocks!  oc2002   Mar-29-06 08:13 AM   #77 
  - gee according to msnbc logic  ooglymoogly   Mar-29-06 08:35 AM   #83 
  - Keith's my hero!  NewWaveChick1981   Mar-29-06 08:40 AM   #84 
  - So why don't they include Comedy Central in the ratings?  trudyco   Mar-29-06 08:55 AM   #85 
  - So why don't they include Comedy Central in the ratings?  trudyco   Mar-29-06 08:55 AM   #86 
  - Paula Redux...insincere, histrionic, nasty...Way to Go Kieth n/t  autorank   Mar-29-06 10:34 AM   #89 
  - Cheers to Keith, he is indeed the best!!!!  Zinfandel   Mar-29-06 02:02 PM   #94 
  - I only watch what's on my Tivo and KO is a repeating event!  truthseeker1   Mar-29-06 02:10 PM   #95 
  - KO has more news in an hour-actually in about 15 minutes  Generator   Mar-29-06 02:48 PM   #98 
  - And Olbermann's numbers will continue to grow! He's hot and getting  LaPera   Apr-01-06 02:47 AM   #110 
 

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