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bertman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-23-09 08:37 PM
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8. Until now, I was unaware that Rush Limbaugh had advocated killing liberals. Maybe I was too
positive a person to believe that even that low-life motherfucker would not go so far as to advocate KILLING liberals.

Now that I know this, and accept it as fact due to the source of the information, I want to know why this isn't considered a physical threat to American citizens. This is promoting MURDER. Surely there must be some zealous far-left DA who would love to prosecute that fat son of a bitch for communicating threats of murder--or some such violation of American law.

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  -Words Matter Eliminationism in the United States Time for change  Nov-23-09 07:02 PM   #0 
  - +100  kestrel91316   Nov-23-09 07:05 PM   #1 
  - Neiwert used to post here.  QC   Nov-23-09 07:10 PM   #2 
  - He posts regularly at Crooks & Liars (he's managing editor there),  Luminous Animal   Nov-23-09 11:46 PM   #19 
  - no kidding. I read this book and liked it. it is a good source  jonnyblitz   Nov-24-09 04:27 PM   #53 
     - DU really was a place to get an education back then.  QC   Nov-24-09 08:03 PM   #69 
  - kicked, rec'd & bookmarked. . . n/t  annabanana   Nov-23-09 07:28 PM   #3 
  - K&R  conscious evolution   Nov-23-09 07:43 PM   #4 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Nov-23-09 07:50 PM   #5 
  - the ONE person who's the object of most of this eliminationism remains strangely quiet as if  msongs   Nov-23-09 07:53 PM   #6 
  - Only because mentioning it will cause it to be played by the media  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-24-09 06:23 PM   #62 
  - Warning to the Rich who spread hate.... "When you got nothin'. You got nothin' to lose !"  RagAss   Nov-23-09 07:56 PM   #7 
  - I think that because  Wilber_Stool   Nov-24-09 02:28 PM   #48 
  - Until now, I was unaware that Rush Limbaugh had advocated killing liberals. Maybe I was too  bertman   Nov-23-09 08:37 PM   #8 
  - Great question -- A few explanations come to mind  Time for change   Nov-23-09 09:24 PM   #10 
     - There's no doubt he has invisible protectors; although, I don't know how we can call the entire  bertman   Nov-23-09 09:56 PM   #14 
        - Yes, educating the masses of American people is key  Time for change   Nov-24-09 06:59 PM   #67 
           - Point well taken. I am aware that there are scores, if not hundreds, of Americans who  bertman   Nov-24-09 09:48 PM   #70 
              - Recall that Jeb Bush was governor of Florida at the time  Time for change   Nov-25-09 09:36 PM   #74 
                 - There are so many. Add Mike Connell to the list. Thanks for the archived post. There  bertman   Nov-26-09 01:08 AM   #75 
  - Beautiful and true  PufPuf23   Nov-23-09 08:54 PM   #9 
  - authoritarianism referenced on, too  dye   Nov-23-09 09:43 PM   #11 
  - Two words --- Radio Rwanda. 4 more words --- It Could Happen Here  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-23-09 09:43 PM   #12 
  - +1  Lorien   Nov-23-09 10:38 PM   #16 
  - Thank you -- Radio Rwanda is a great example  Time for change   Nov-24-09 10:03 AM   #35 
  - +1, Horribly sad and true. (nt)  Ignis   Nov-24-09 11:15 AM   #41 
  - I have the book The Eliminationists and have added  mmonk   Nov-23-09 09:54 PM   #13 
  - Here's who inspired these treasonous turds...  Octafish   Nov-23-09 10:06 PM   #15 
  - Thank you Octafish -- The American people could learn a lot from JFK's example:  Time for change   Nov-24-09 01:06 PM   #44 
  - Wonderful contribution to DU--this encapsulates the Right wing.  live love laugh   Nov-23-09 10:48 PM   #17 
  - Thank you -- This is scary indeed  Time for change   Nov-24-09 06:52 PM   #66 
  - +1,000,000,000,000  Odin2005   Nov-23-09 10:54 PM   #18 
  - TFC  omega minimo   Nov-24-09 01:20 AM   #20 
  - What's TFC?  Quantess   Nov-24-09 01:39 AM   #22 
     - Time For Change  omega minimo   Nov-24-09 01:51 AM   #23 
        - Oh. That's a new one for me.  Quantess   Nov-24-09 02:11 AM   #24 
           - That too!!  omega minimo   Nov-24-09 01:29 PM   #46 
  - Reminds me of trying to talk to gun control advocates n/t  Merchant Marine   Nov-24-09 01:35 AM   #21 
  - the limbaugh quote isn't in the TIME article linked unless I missed something.  Hannah Bell   Nov-24-09 02:33 AM   #25 
  - It's in the second paragraph at the link  Time for change   Nov-24-09 06:39 AM   #27 
     - my apologies, i overlooked it when i skimmed.  Hannah Bell   Nov-25-09 05:31 AM   #73 
  - I think you left something out  hfojvt   Nov-24-09 05:02 AM   #26 
  - I've never seen on DU rhetoric that advocates killing people  Time for change   Nov-24-09 06:43 AM   #28 
     - maybe not, but there's certainly enough hatred  hfojvt   Nov-24-09 11:03 AM   #37 
        - A couple of quotes from the DU fringe doen't rise to the level of institutionalized hate speech  Politicub   Nov-24-09 11:11 AM   #39 
        - it's not fringe when it makes the greatest page consistently  hfojvt   Nov-24-09 03:01 PM   #50 
        - I agree that there is a lot of over the top rhetoric here  Time for change   Nov-24-09 12:03 PM   #43 
           - some of that is from the definition of a hate crime  hfojvt   Nov-24-09 03:27 PM   #51 
              - The step from hating to wanting to kill  Time for change   Nov-24-09 03:45 PM   #52 
  - Those who use this sort of rhetoric against others  Bluenorthwest   Nov-24-09 07:26 AM   #29 
  - Agreed, sadly.  JohnnyLib2   Nov-24-09 07:35 AM   #30 
  - I blamed "right wing fanatics"  Time for change   Nov-24-09 07:43 AM   #31 
     - Why the snark? Of course I think they are fanatics  Bluenorthwest   Nov-24-09 08:31 AM   #32 
        - It wasn't snark. You accuse me of blaming Republicans  Time for change   Nov-24-09 08:40 AM   #33 
  - OP misses an important point. Hypervigilance is the tool  Gman2   Nov-24-09 08:41 AM   #34 
  - K & R nt  LWolf   Nov-24-09 10:57 AM   #36 
  - K&R & shared on social networking.  Jester Messiah   Nov-24-09 11:07 AM   #38 
  - There is precedent out there for what can happen if these seeds of hatred take root  Politicub   Nov-24-09 11:14 AM   #40 
  - Yes  Time for change   Nov-24-09 06:46 PM   #65 
  - Part of understanding this is realizing these thoughts are in all of us.  stevietheman   Nov-24-09 11:29 AM   #42 
  - i don't think this can be said enough  noiretextatique   Nov-24-09 01:07 PM   #45 
  - Absolutely  Time for change   Nov-24-09 06:09 PM   #60 
  - "part of the overall human condition"  Mosaic   Nov-25-09 01:06 AM   #72 
  - kick to read later when I have time to digest it. n/t  hootinholler   Nov-24-09 02:08 PM   #47 
  - They are dangerous  keepthemhonest   Nov-24-09 02:34 PM   #49 
  - Wasn't that first quote actually the coultergeist??  cliffordu   Nov-24-09 04:45 PM   #54 
  - She's said a lot of similar things  Time for change   Nov-24-09 04:52 PM   #56 
  - If they come for me or mine they have a rude awakening coming.  cliffordu   Nov-24-09 04:48 PM   #55 
  - Auto K&R.  Greyhound   Nov-24-09 05:18 PM   #57 
  - K&R.  Overseas   Nov-24-09 05:34 PM   #58 
  - Interesting thoughts  Time for change   Nov-24-09 06:33 PM   #63 
     - Yes, Grandpa Ron did usher in a whole new ethic -- The Bold Lie  Overseas   Nov-24-09 10:23 PM   #71 
  - What I admire about you most TFC is your ability to organize  zeemike   Nov-24-09 05:54 PM   #59 
  - Thank you zeemike  Time for change   Nov-24-09 06:41 PM   #64 
  - K&R  me b zola   Nov-24-09 06:17 PM   #61 
  - I don't even try to read your posts on the screen anymore - I just print 'em and read 'em  tbyg52   Nov-24-09 07:30 PM   #68 
  - I'm loving the 1987 British satire TV series called The New Statesman  Overseas   Nov-29-09 12:14 AM   #76 

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