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OmmmSweetOmmm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-05-07 06:47 PM
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58. Jon is a gem. nt
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  -Jon Stewart To Pay His Writers Out Of Own Pocket During WGA Strike babylonsister  Nov-05-07 10:51 AM   #0 
  - I love these guys! nt  coffeenap   Nov-05-07 10:52 AM   #1 
  - More than just a funny-man.  varkam   Nov-05-07 10:53 AM   #2 
  - This doesn't surprise me one bit.  Viva_La_Revolution   Nov-05-07 10:54 AM   #3 
  - Me either.  tasteblind   Nov-06-07 03:35 AM   #76 
  - Bravo for them, and happily recc'd. n/t  Akoto   Nov-05-07 10:54 AM   #4 
  - 5 th or 6 th rec I'm not sure but KICK!  mikelgb   Nov-05-07 10:56 AM   #5 
  - LOL  Mabus   Nov-05-07 11:00 AM   #16 
  - That's really cool but how does it help the other strikers?  sfexpat2000   Nov-05-07 10:56 AM   #6 
  - Good question; wish I knew the answer. nt  babylonsister   Nov-05-07 10:57 AM   #10 
  - From reading the article it would seem he's going to pay them to strike  Lone_Star_Dem   Nov-05-07 10:59 AM   #12 
  - That makes more sense! Thanks.  sfexpat2000   Nov-05-07 11:02 AM   #19 
  - It wasn't the best written article either  Lone_Star_Dem   Nov-05-07 11:04 AM   #22 
  - Where's a good writer when you need one?  Beartracks   Nov-05-07 10:40 PM   #70 
     - Sorry...  Lone_Star_Dem   Nov-06-07 09:59 AM   #85 
  - I initially had the same response. It was hard to tell from the OPs headline  CTyankee   Nov-06-07 08:54 AM   #80 
  - That's how I read it too,  eyepaddle   Nov-06-07 09:36 AM   #84 
  - The TDS writers wouldn't be working, as I understand it.  mondo joe   Nov-05-07 11:00 AM   #15 
  - I don't think he's keeping them at work...  SidDithers   Nov-05-07 11:01 AM   # 
  - They're not going to be working.  Bleachers7   Nov-05-07 11:03 AM   #20 
  - So it's a win-win situation.  quantessd   Nov-05-07 11:39 AM   #31 
     - huh?  Bleachers7   Nov-05-07 11:45 AM   #32 
        - Whoops.  quantessd   Nov-05-07 12:10 PM   #33 
  - Yes, that is what I was thinking.  baseballhead   Nov-05-07 11:07 AM   #25 
  - They would be scabs for crossing the picket line. But it seems that they will still be striking,  Kerrytravelers   Nov-05-07 01:48 PM   #38 
  - Although the article doesn't state it, I believe he is  Cleita   Nov-05-07 11:09 AM   #26 
  - They would be paid, but NOT working during that two weks.  SoCalDem   Nov-05-07 11:33 AM   #28 
  - TDS writers wil not be working. They will be on strike.  Vincardog   Nov-05-07 01:56 PM   #40 
  - Two ways  JDPriestly   Nov-05-07 10:24 PM   #67 
  - Another reason to love Jon Stewart...  Jankyn   Nov-05-07 10:56 AM   #7 
  - wow, k & f'n r  app_farmer_rb   Nov-05-07 10:56 AM   #8 
  - Strange world, indeed--I think this is awesome.  fifthgendem   Nov-05-07 06:04 PM   #55 
     - Please see post 47  tammywammy   Nov-05-07 06:05 PM   #56 
  - Stewart is a class act  demnan   Nov-05-07 10:57 AM   #9 
  - Question  Lurking Dem   Nov-05-07 10:58 AM   #11 
  - Stewart is paying their salary even as they strike. n/t  Akoto   Nov-05-07 11:01 AM   #18 
  - Stewart will be paying the writers while they are striking.  Buzz Clik   Nov-05-07 11:04 AM   #21 
     - Got it.  Lurking Dem   Nov-05-07 12:14 PM   #34 
  - That's because he loves what the writers do for him  liberal N proud   Nov-05-07 10:59 AM   #13 
  - .  SidDithers   Nov-05-07 11:00 AM   #14 
  - What A Good Boss  otohara   Nov-05-07 11:01 AM   #17 
  - And this is why we love Stewart. He has class and is cool  illinoisprogressive   Nov-05-07 11:05 AM   #23 
  - Good for him...  MonkeyFunk   Nov-05-07 11:05 AM   #24 
  - Yet another reason to proudly wear my Stewart/Colbert 08 t-shirt!  tanyev   Nov-05-07 11:29 AM   #27 
  - Who would have thought that dweeb with the short-lived MTV show would go on to greatness.  Beelzebud   Nov-05-07 11:36 AM   #29 
  - Thanks Jon!  ronnykmarshall   Nov-05-07 11:37 AM   #30 
  - Making America great, one comedian at a time!  Gregorian   Nov-05-07 12:53 PM   #35 
  - Good grief that man has integrity coming out ever orifice on his body  Az   Nov-05-07 12:54 PM   #36 
  - What I have never really understood is why the unions, as I was a  spenbax   Nov-05-07 12:55 PM   #37 
  - No idea.  kimmylavin   Nov-05-07 09:43 PM   #66 
  - omg! what a beautiful human being.  Whisp   Nov-05-07 01:54 PM   #39 
  - Bravo Jon  MagickMuffin   Nov-05-07 02:14 PM   #41 
  - Has Jon said that he is not a candidate yet?  dotcosm   Nov-05-07 02:17 PM   #42 
  - K&R! n/t  utopiansecretagent   Nov-05-07 03:40 PM   #43 
  - K&R  otherlander   Nov-05-07 04:27 PM   #44 
  - Character speaks volumes and this man has plenty ..  AuntPatsy   Nov-05-07 04:28 PM   #45 
  - He probably can afford it. So the 'Alliance' needs to breakdown  Rex   Nov-05-07 04:28 PM   #46 
  - Updated: Jon Stewart's NOT paying them  tammywammy   Nov-05-07 04:50 PM   #47 
  - Most here refuse to read this one...  The Count   Nov-05-07 05:43 PM   #50 
  - As soon as I read that he's not paying them  tammywammy   Nov-05-07 05:51 PM   #52 
  - I thought this didn't pass the smell test. I'm quite certain he supports the  blondeatlast   Nov-05-07 05:54 PM   #53 
  - For me there's no question that he supports the writers  tammywammy   Nov-05-07 06:04 PM   #54 
  - Hellloooooo. Anybody see this?  BlueIris   Nov-06-07 02:12 AM   #74 
     - what'd you expect him to do?  muryan   Nov-06-07 03:04 AM   #75 
  - jon stewart talks AND walks  mark414   Nov-05-07 05:26 PM   #48 
  - Except he doesn't really - see # 47  The Count   Nov-05-07 05:44 PM   #51 
     - i am still sort of confused  mark414   Nov-05-07 06:45 PM   #57 
        - He's not paying  tammywammy   Nov-05-07 06:47 PM   #59 
  - Such a mensch! :)  SCRUBDASHRUB   Nov-05-07 05:40 PM   #49 
  - Jon is a gem. nt  OmmmSweetOmmm   Nov-05-07 06:47 PM   #58 
  - Stewart is a mensch!  Ken Burch   Nov-05-07 07:11 PM   #60 
  - But it says he plans to cross the picket line if it becomes too inconvenient for him?***  Egalitariat   Nov-05-07 07:25 PM   #61 
  - Part of what of this don't get you, Yoda?  blondeatlast   Nov-05-07 09:02 PM   #62 
  - Stewart for president!  sasquatch   Nov-05-07 09:25 PM   #63 
  - Uh, I love Jon more than anybody, but isn't this strike-breaking? n/t  UTUSN   Nov-05-07 09:29 PM   #64 
  - I think it might be illegal  AngryAmish   Nov-06-07 08:57 AM   #81 
  - I wish these guys ran the country. They couldn't do any worse. nt  valerief   Nov-05-07 09:34 PM   #65 
  - What a mensch n/t  rockymountaindem   Nov-05-07 10:26 PM   #68 
  - What dedication to principles!  BobTheSubgenius   Nov-05-07 10:27 PM   #69 
  - These are the good guys....kr  ooglymoogly   Nov-05-07 11:24 PM   #71 
  - Check post #47 -- He's NOT paying them, it's a fake story.  Starbucks Anarchist   Nov-05-07 11:31 PM   #72 
  - saw strikers all day !!!  stickernation   Nov-06-07 01:59 AM   #73 
  - Few people depend on writers more than he  texasleo   Nov-06-07 07:18 AM   #77 
  - he's not paying them. it was a false report. read the thread.  onenote   Nov-06-07 07:19 AM   #78 
  - Commie. Go back to Russia, Jon!  onehandle   Nov-06-07 08:48 AM   #79 
  - I'll bet Cheney....  iheartobama   Nov-06-07 09:24 AM   #82 
  - So, will the 1/2 News Hour stars follow suit?  abernste   Nov-06-07 09:29 AM   #83 
 

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