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gatorboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-24-07 11:25 AM
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6. I think it has more to do with a false sense of complacency.
The sense that these sites aren't as nearly important as they once were now that a major Democratic win is possible. But it's going to hurt in the long run if these sites can't stay vocal because, as it's been stated, the right wing sites seem to have no end in funding.
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  -Alert ! *BUZZFLASH* loses it's Funding from it's Progressive Editor & Publisher on Jan.1! KoKo01  Nov-24-07 10:36 AM   #0 
  - It must be  citizen_jane   Nov-24-07 10:43 AM   #1 
  - Or it's just the drying up of donations all over the net  Warpy   Nov-24-07 11:14 AM   #2 
  - That is true too.  citizen_jane   Nov-24-07 11:18 AM   #3 
  - Well the article says that it's their Editor and Publisher who pulled the plug  KoKo01   Nov-24-07 11:19 AM   #4 
  - I think it has more to do with a false sense of complacency.  gatorboy   Nov-24-07 11:25 AM   #6 
     - Yes,  citizen_jane   Nov-24-07 11:29 AM   #7 
     - ...and maybe they are tired of the "Peasants with Pitchforks" on the net  KoKo01   Nov-24-07 11:39 AM   #8 
     - So maybe it was  zidzi   Nov-24-07 05:25 PM   #17 
     - The Right Wing is having no funding problems at all  BeachBuckeye   Nov-25-07 06:34 PM   #41 
  - K & R'd. We can't count on the rich to fund efforts they don't control. nt  snot   Nov-24-07 11:20 AM   #5 
  - This is distressing news  lordsummerisle   Nov-24-07 12:57 PM   #9 
  - I am distressed by this.  bvar22   Nov-24-07 01:02 PM   #10 
  - K & R and Donated  kelliebrat   Nov-24-07 02:58 PM   #11 
  - Wait ---- this is really confusing.  grasswire   Nov-24-07 03:29 PM   #12 
  - Well....I didn't read it the way you stated it....  KoKo01   Nov-24-07 07:50 PM   #22 
  - I mean honestly, lets say I was a big progressive donor, and supporting Hillary or Obama or Edwards.  ShaneGR   Nov-24-07 09:57 PM   #31 
     - I don't think you can call anyone who supports Hillary a progressive.  freefall   Nov-25-07 08:00 AM   #36 
  - Mark has had his own PR business, before Buzzflash was born....  Gloria   Nov-24-07 10:37 PM   #33 
  - Umm Reality to Progressives -- the economy IS about to tank.  kickysnana   Nov-24-07 03:39 PM   #13 
  - Thanks for your post..Good Points you make......  KoKo01   Nov-24-07 05:14 PM   #15 
  - Then How / Why are the Candidates raking it in these days? nt  demodonkey   Nov-24-07 07:40 PM   #21 
  - do you remember who said that quote...  grasswire   Nov-24-07 08:38 PM   #25 
     - Whoops...wading back it was not the analyst who said it but used it..  kickysnana   Nov-24-07 09:36 PM   #27 
        - thanks (eom)  grasswire   Nov-24-07 09:48 PM   #29 
  - This is very alarming.  donheld   Nov-24-07 04:01 PM   #14 
  - This makes me so  zidzi   Nov-24-07 05:22 PM   #16 
  - What I ask is WHY are the BIG BUCKS going to CANDIDATES instead of TAKING BACK MEDIA!  KoKo01   Nov-24-07 05:55 PM   #18 
     - TOTALLY!!  zidzi   Nov-24-07 06:02 PM   #19 
        - thanks,'s so hard to realize that after 7 years of could come down to this  KoKo01   Nov-24-07 07:30 PM   #20 
           - We won't let  zidzi   Nov-24-07 08:05 PM   #23 
           - Scaife  spag68   Nov-24-07 11:10 PM   #34 
           - Thanks, KoKo01 for picking up on this... I posted a few days ago but  Gloria   Nov-24-07 11:38 PM   #35 
  - oh, this is terrible news, Buzzflash is one of my morning rituals.  alyce douglas   Nov-24-07 08:19 PM   #24 
  - Thank you for this posting. n/t  truedelphi   Nov-24-07 08:38 PM   #26 
  - Kick  kelliebrat   Nov-24-07 09:43 PM   #28 
  - Let's ebay items  bonito   Nov-24-07 09:51 PM   #30 
  - twofold problem. donating to campaigns and people don't have money anymore  illinoisprogressive   Nov-24-07 10:09 PM   #32 
  - I think the liberal websites may have to diversify!!!! I have a few suggestions!  Joanne98   Nov-25-07 08:38 AM   #37 
  - Buzzflash Question  Echos Myron   Nov-25-07 09:55 AM   #38 
  - To Echos Myron: Yes, indeed, they do their own journalism...  Gloria   Nov-25-07 12:46 PM   #40 
  - Sadly, this started to happen a while ago  BeachBuckeye   Nov-25-07 10:37 AM   #39 

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