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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-10-07 12:12 PM
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30. My reply to this...
Edited on Tue Jul-10-07 12:12 PM by Labors of Hercules
"Is the intention of "a green version of NASCAR" to be funny? Because for those of us who take climate change seriously, it wasn't. If the intention is to express NPR's solidarity with those who don't take this crisis seriously, I will no longer be able to take NPR seriously either."
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  -NPR -- National Propaganda Radio? rhiannon55  Jul-10-07 10:19 AM   #0 
  - NPR=News for Polite Republicans  mikeytherat   Jul-10-07 10:20 AM   #1 
  - I find that they're largely fair - except for Cokie Roberts  Richardo   Jul-10-07 10:22 AM   #2 
  - Well, I have heard them use "occupation"  ceile   Jul-10-07 10:23 AM   #3 
  - The Tesha family...  Tesha   Jul-10-07 10:58 AM   #19 
  - OMG, they disagreed with me twice, they're TRAITORS!  NoodleBoy   Jul-10-07 10:23 AM   #4 
  - I didn't say they're traitors  rhiannon55   Jul-10-07 10:29 AM   #7 
  - Don't like NPR? Turn them off.  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 10:26 AM   #5 
  - Solves *only* the short-term problem, while ignoring the long-term problem...  BlooInBloo   Jul-10-07 10:31 AM   #9 
     - Yeah, well, why not boycott their sponsors?  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 10:33 AM   #12 
        - Did you ever tell us which NPR/PBS affiliate you work for? (NT)  Tesha   Jul-10-07 10:59 AM   #20 
           - There it is -- the Freeper's accusation:  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 11:35 AM   #22 
           - Dissenting Opinion  Moochy   Jul-10-07 11:45 AM   #24 
              - Wow! You must be psychic!  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jul-10-07 12:02 PM   #28 
              - Was there a gnat buzzing around?  Moochy   Jul-10-07 12:07 PM   #29 
                 - Nice. Straight to the insults.  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 12:41 PM   #37 
                    - Do you need some powerball numbers too?  Moochy   Jul-10-07 12:50 PM   #41 
                       - Oh, you tease.  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 12:53 PM   #44 
           - What a bullshit statement  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jul-10-07 12:01 PM   #27 
  - I found that a little unsettling  BOSSHOG   Jul-10-07 10:28 AM   #6 
  - They do have some good shows, but I agree that things have changed.  5X   Jul-10-07 10:30 AM   #8 
  - When Tom Ashbrook is on it is  Wiley50   Jul-10-07 10:32 AM   #10 
  - i really miss Bob Edwards, i still listen now and then to NPR but after they showed  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-10-07 10:32 AM   #11 
  - NPR (Neocon Public Relations)  The Stranger   Jul-10-07 10:35 AM   #13 
  - DUers: I am currently working at the local NPR/PBS station.  Radio_Lady   Jul-10-07 10:46 AM   #14 
  - Tip o'the hat. You're doing great work.  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 10:50 AM   #16 
  - Thanks, on behalf of myself and others at KOPB-TV, FM and...  Radio_Lady   Jul-10-07 02:37 PM   #50 
  - Hi Radio_Lady  rhiannon55   Jul-10-07 10:53 AM   #18 
  - Yeah, let's ALL get our senses of humor back! Did you ever listen to Satellite Sisters?  Radio_Lady   Jul-10-07 02:39 PM   #51 
     - I'll check them out. I need a shot of "funny"!  rhiannon55   Jul-10-07 02:53 PM   #56 
        - I was trying to look for a link for a terrestrial station where you might hear it in...  Radio_Lady   Jul-10-07 03:40 PM   #61 
  - I work for an affiliate as well  1gobluedem   Jul-10-07 11:21 AM   #21 
  - I think you're right about the content  goodgd_yall   Jul-10-07 07:07 PM   #65 
  - Hows about we put all the cards on the table?  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 10:48 AM   #15 
  - I don't think they have any cutting edge commentators  Annces   Jul-10-07 10:53 AM   #17 
  - Andrei Codrescu and Daniel Schorr fill that roll for me.  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 11:40 AM   #23 
  - "Where the women all sound as if they are turning a pot on a potter's wheel...  mitchum   Jul-10-07 12:28 PM   #35 
     - That is really good n/t  Annces   Jul-10-07 01:20 PM   #49 
  - It's a joke.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-10-07 11:47 AM   #25 
  - NPRCheck Blog  Moochy   Jul-10-07 11:56 AM   #26 
  - Hey thanks for the link, Moochy  rhiannon55   Jul-10-07 12:15 PM   #31 
  - You are welcome!  Moochy   Jul-10-07 12:28 PM   #36 
  - If anyone is under the impression that this site is more than string of biased opinions...  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 12:47 PM   #40 
     - And if anyone is under the impression that Buzz Click  Moochy   Jul-10-07 01:03 PM   #46 
  - My reply to this...  Labors of Hercules   Jul-10-07 12:12 PM   #30 
  - Yes! What you said!  rhiannon55   Jul-10-07 12:21 PM   #34 
  - NPR runs pieces like that because their target audience is "Colmesesque"  mitchum   Jul-10-07 03:40 PM   #62 
     - "Colmesesque" = masochistic progressive  rhiannon55   Jul-10-07 03:55 PM   #63 
  - Humor is subjective.  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 12:51 PM   #42 
  - BBC World Service is my favorite.  roamer65   Jul-10-07 12:18 PM   #32 
  - Me, too...  KansDem   Jul-10-07 01:08 PM   #48 
     - Get Sirius and you can have it 24 hours a day.  roamer65   Jul-10-07 02:40 PM   #52 
        - Thanks for the tip!  KansDem   Jul-10-07 02:44 PM   #53 
           - np...and...  roamer65   Jul-10-07 02:46 PM   #54 
  - When the classical music is over, I turn the dial...  mitchum   Jul-10-07 12:21 PM   #33 
  - So, do you listen to any broadcast media at all?  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 12:52 PM   #43 
  - More venomous dreck  Moochy   Jul-10-07 01:07 PM   #47 
  - Actually, I will listen to BBC World Service, but why do I NEED broadcast...  mitchum   Jul-10-07 03:00 PM   #57 
     - to listen in your car?  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 03:05 PM   #58 
        - Look, I don't need to consume NPR to reflect back the correctness of my "identity" to me...  mitchum   Jul-10-07 03:25 PM   #60 
           - That goes without saying.  Buzz Clik   Jul-10-07 05:49 PM   #64 
  - Our local NPR station (major metropolitan area) went to all-talk years ago  MetaTrope   Jul-10-07 02:50 PM   #55 
  - I thought the "Al Gore Prius Nascar classic" piece was funny.  aikoaiko   Jul-10-07 12:42 PM   #38 
  - Turn on community radio.  MalloyLiberal   Jul-10-07 12:43 PM   #39 
  - Yesterday they had Cokie on saying the Dems have only accomplished one thing since January  KansDem   Jul-10-07 01:01 PM   #45 
  - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting , not commercial radio, has led the fight AGAINST...  mitchum   Jul-10-07 03:07 PM   #59 
  - I stopped listening to them in 2003 when  ikojo   Jul-10-07 07:09 PM   #66 

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