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Junkdrawer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 04:57 PM
Response to Reply #66
69. The whole "MSNBC may not have had a Basic Tier contract" line seems, logically, to be part...
Edited on Fri Jul-18-08 05:03 PM by Junkdrawer
of a "they did what they HAD to do" argument.

But I guess you could have been blowing random smoke with no attempt to support any logical argument at all and only an object to deflect criticism.
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  -Pittsburgh-area Comcast has moved MSNBC off of basic cable scheming daemons  Jul-15-08 06:55 AM   #0 
  - They're moving a whole bunch of our channels too (MA)  bicentennial_baby   Jul-15-08 07:02 AM   #1 
  - Oh my God! My friends are going to flip out! I got them hooked on  napi21   Jul-15-08 07:03 AM   #2 
  - DAMN! I just checked my TV. No MSNBC except the one TV  PA Democrat   Jul-15-08 07:17 AM   #3 
  - You are getting ripped OFF.. We have the Top Dish plan  SoCalDem   Jul-15-08 10:00 AM   #27 
  - This is why the Telecom Act of '96 Was so DEVASTATING to the Party:  mod mom   Jul-15-08 10:16 AM   #29 
     - ....."competition" . . . ? Where. . . . ? Capitalism isn't about competion ...  defendandprotect   Jul-18-08 01:56 PM   #42 
  - I'm going to make some phone calls to Democratic politicians later today.  PA Democrat   Jul-15-08 07:20 AM   #4 
  - I just ditched my dish and went to Comcast cable.  RebelOne   Jul-15-08 07:23 AM   #5 
  - Why did YOU get rid of Dish . . . ??? It's being recommended here . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-18-08 01:58 PM   #43 
  - They obviously hate Joe Scarborough and Tim Matthews  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-15-08 07:27 AM   #6 
  - my tinfoil hat is crackling  mopinko   Jul-15-08 07:29 AM   #7 
  - Yet I have att and it's still on my regular channel?  sellitman   Jul-15-08 07:36 AM   #8 
  - $$$$$$$$$$$$$  KharmaTrain   Jul-15-08 07:45 AM   #9 
  - Comcast owns the Golf Channel  RockaFowler   Jul-15-08 08:02 AM   #11 
  - "There is no way that the Golf Channel was generating more interest and viewers than MSNBC."  jberryhill   Jul-15-08 07:47 AM   #10 
  - Am I wrong or was Abrams also ditching the right-wing stuff . . .???  defendandprotect   Jul-18-08 01:59 PM   #44 
  - Moving MSNBC to the digital tier would be enough for me to cancel cable  high density   Jul-15-08 08:46 AM   #12 
  - Kick..... Is this happening in other cities????  scheming daemons   Jul-15-08 09:05 AM   #13 
  - Yes it has - Google it  RamboLiberal   Jul-15-08 09:09 AM   #16 
  - In Denver, Comcast moved MSNBC and 2 Cspan Channels to the upper tier  librechik   Jul-18-08 12:13 PM   #35 
  - Time for folks there to switch to Dish Network...  calipendence   Jul-15-08 09:06 AM   #14 
  - Yes... but could I watch it on my TV card on my PC?  scheming daemons   Jul-15-08 09:06 AM   #15 
  - I just got rid of Dish.  RebelOne   Jul-15-08 10:19 AM   #30 
  - I don't like losing reception every time there's inclement weather n/t  Skittles   Jul-20-08 02:02 AM   #79 
  - Anyone know if there are any new VCR or digital recorders  RamboLiberal   Jul-15-08 09:11 AM   #17 
  - TivO series 3 HD box eliminates the need for a cable box  48percenter   Jul-18-08 03:11 PM   #54 
  - This problem was discussed by Thom Hartmann and others last October...  calipendence   Jul-15-08 09:14 AM   #18 
  - S. Florida Comcast moved CSPAN2 off basic cable. I was trying to get them to carry CSPAN3...  JBoris   Jul-15-08 09:18 AM   #19 
  - Comcast nearly doubled our rate then dropped c-span2  bagimin   Jul-15-08 09:49 PM   #33 
  - Right . . . the moment Comcast came in they began to cut C-span II/Senate . .  defendandprotect   Jul-18-08 02:02 PM   #45 
  - Per local radio talk show host the decision was solely COMCAST's  PA Democrat   Jul-15-08 09:19 AM   #20 
  - This has to do with the war between the right wing and GE  Stuart G   Jul-15-08 09:19 AM   #21 
  - And my guess is..  Stuart G   Jul-15-08 09:25 AM   #23 
  - This happened with my cable company (Charter) when they  Texas Explorer   Jul-15-08 09:23 AM   #22 
  - comcast is a retardlican tool.  Froward69   Jul-15-08 09:51 AM   #24 
  - and you are laughably uninformed  onenote   Jul-18-08 04:38 PM   #64 
  - But..but.. The Golf Channel is WAY more popular than MSNBC...  Junkdrawer   Jul-15-08 09:53 AM   #25 
  - BTW: I posted a warning June 20th...  Junkdrawer   Jul-15-08 10:04 AM   #28 
  - Join me in emailing Stephanie Miller, Ed Schultz and others to get the out there!  mod mom   Jul-15-08 09:58 AM   #26 
  - Suggest contacting TV critic Rob Owen at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  RamboLiberal   Jul-15-08 10:22 AM   #31 
  - Rob Owen already knows about it and doesn't seem concerned at all  onenote   Jul-18-08 02:42 PM   #48 
     - the reason that some channels get moved and others don't isn't political, its contractual  onenote   Jul-18-08 02:45 PM   #50 
  - Kick for the evening crowd  scheming daemons   Jul-15-08 06:27 PM   #32 
  - Comcast  JodyD   Jul-18-08 12:11 PM   #34 
  - Thank You Jody. Some People Just Always Think There's A Conspiracy,  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-18-08 12:19 PM   #37 
  - Capitalism, itself, is a conspiracy --- a ridiculous "King-of-the-Hill System" . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-18-08 02:09 PM   #46 
  - You kept Fox News, CNN, and CNN HN on Basic Cable..You chose MSNBC (the more liberal cable news)..  Junkdrawer   Jul-18-08 12:36 PM   #38 
  - Judy D is a propagandist for Comcast.  ooglymoogly   Jul-18-08 01:28 PM   #40 
  - Ridiculous  onenote   Jul-18-08 02:40 PM   #47 
     - Fox News, CNN, and CNN HN (The Glenn Beck Channel) stay on Basic Cable. MSNBC is moved to Digital...  Junkdrawer   Jul-18-08 03:02 PM   #51 
        - Those channels almost certainly have contractual provisions protecting their tier placement  onenote   Jul-18-08 03:41 PM   #56 
           - Your arguments are sillyer than Judy D's nt  ooglymoogly   Jul-18-08 07:48 PM   #75 
  - If subscribers want MSNBC and C-span II/Senate, what meaning does  defendandprotect   Jul-18-08 01:46 PM   #41 
  - Okay, so now Comc-ASSED is monitoring DU??  48percenter   Jul-18-08 03:08 PM   #53 
  - Well, they probably are.  newmajority   Jul-18-08 05:02 PM   #70 
  - 2 questions for Jody  scheming daemons   Jul-18-08 03:16 PM   #55 
  - I'm not jody, but my guess is that it had a lot to do with contractual provsions  onenote   Jul-18-08 03:58 PM   #59 
     - They replaced the spot on the dial with The Golf Channel...  Junkdrawer   Jul-18-08 04:02 PM   #60 
        - and how does that have anything to do with my point?  onenote   Jul-18-08 04:06 PM   #61 
           - Since they were preempting 62 to 99, they went out of their way to move MSNBC...  Junkdrawer   Jul-18-08 04:14 PM   #62 
              - wouldn't that make it less business savvy  onenote   Jul-18-08 04:32 PM   #63 
                 - ..and I will move to either Verizon or a dish...  Junkdrawer   Jul-18-08 04:41 PM   #65 
                    - hope you aren't in Long Island -- Verizon in Long Island doesn't carry MSNBC at all  onenote   Jul-18-08 04:44 PM   #66 
                       - The whole "MSNBC may not have had a Basic Tier contract" line seems, logically, to be part...  Junkdrawer   Jul-18-08 04:57 PM   #69 
                          - contract terms explain why they probably didn't move CNN or Fox  onenote   Jul-18-08 05:08 PM   #71 
                             - Prove it....your argument is based on a probable cow jumping `  ooglymoogly   Jul-18-08 07:57 PM   #76 
  - Hey Jody, Comcast is not getting one more stinking DIME from me.  PA Democrat   Jul-18-08 05:10 PM   #73 
  - Did you move Fox News to digital in Pittsburgh? No, 'nuff said.  tsuki   Jul-19-08 11:33 PM   #77 
     - They moved MSNBC, CSPAN1 and CSPAN2 to digital here in Colorado  thewiseguy   Jul-20-08 12:27 AM   #78 
  - ROFLMAO!!!!!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-18-08 12:17 PM   #36 
  - Too bad not everyone is as sophisticated and brilliant as you.  Bluebear   Jul-18-08 02:44 PM   #49 
     - Oh Man You Ain't Kiddin!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-18-08 05:10 PM   #72 
        - Well, I have to give it to you. Simple, but consistent ridicule has been more effective...  Junkdrawer   Jul-18-08 05:19 PM   #74 
  - DIRECT TV - Get it  Ioo   Jul-18-08 12:37 PM   #39 
  - Comc-ASSED is just comcASSTIC isn't it?  48percenter   Jul-18-08 03:05 PM   #52 
  - They did this in Portland last year  depakid   Jul-18-08 03:48 PM   #57 
  - They're doing it nationwide - a few markets at a time...  Junkdrawer   Jul-18-08 03:56 PM   #58 
  - We can't even get MSNBC  WCIL   Jul-18-08 04:50 PM   #67 
  - If they keep it up I will turn the fucker off! I'm sick of them anyway!  lonestarnot   Jul-18-08 04:51 PM   #68 

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