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upi402 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-17-09 12:19 AM
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61. Play by the rules and work hard - and ya get screwed
This system is broken. There's no opposition party, not in a meaningful way. KO will have company in his civil disobedience I am sure of it. The field is fertile for that strong seed.
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  -Keith Olbermann says he'll go to jail before being forced to buy health insurance and Cleita  Dec-16-09 11:11 PM   #0 
  - ROTFLMAO!  HuckleB   Dec-16-09 11:12 PM   #1 
  - I like this. The irony is epic....  cliffordu   Dec-16-09 11:12 PM   #2 
  - Really, what are the odds of that ever happening to him?  elocs   Dec-16-09 11:13 PM   #3 
  - Exactly nt  Luciferous   Dec-16-09 11:17 PM   #8 
  - If this bill passes as it is, the odds of anyone, including  sabrina 1   Dec-17-09 10:37 PM   #97 
  - k and rec the unrec n/t  slipslidingaway   Dec-16-09 11:13 PM   #4 
  - Sure, he says it he's a hero...  asdjrocky   Dec-16-09 11:14 PM   #5 
  - His commentary tonight was really tough for him and heartfelt.  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:20 PM   #9 
  - Oh I know.  asdjrocky   Dec-16-09 11:23 PM   #17 
  - Dork-ism can be good, if suffered for the right causes.  truedelphi   Dec-16-09 11:23 PM   #14 
  - Thank you.  asdjrocky   Dec-16-09 11:24 PM   #20 
  - I think it's nice that a multi-millionaire can still think on the level  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:38 PM   #35 
     - Oh I agree.  truedelphi   Dec-16-09 11:46 PM   #43 
  - Life is rough  JVS   Dec-16-09 11:24 PM   #18 
  - I got first dibs on prison, Olbermann!  provis99   Dec-16-09 11:16 PM   #6 
  - Snort yeah!  lonestarnot   Dec-16-09 11:17 PM   #7 
  - A lot of those places are in violation of the law if they aren't doing it.  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:23 PM   #16 
     - Law means nothing doncha know. Laws are only for little people.  lonestarnot   Dec-16-09 11:39 PM   #36 
  - LMAO!  SIMPLYB1980   Dec-16-09 11:20 PM   #10 
  - Can you back that up? n/t  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:21 PM   #11 
     - I'm sure KO has a nice cadillac plan.  SIMPLYB1980   Dec-16-09 11:24 PM   #19 
        - If you listened to his show, he is giving it up, if this last bill  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:30 PM   #27 
           - I don't care what KO has to say.  SIMPLYB1980   Dec-16-09 11:33 PM   #30 
              - Comcast will probably fire him later.  Major Hogwash   Dec-16-09 11:55 PM   #47 
                 - Probably and he knows that too, which is why his commentaries are  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:56 PM   # 
                    - Yeah I agree with you totally on that. Keith may be the next in line to go unemployed  Major Hogwash   Dec-17-09 12:14 AM   #59 
                       - I remember. He refused to lie. I liked him too.n/t  Cleita   Dec-17-09 12:19 AM   #62 
  - I'm with Keith. n/t  girl gone mad   Dec-16-09 11:22 PM   #12 
  - pfffttt... sure you will "keith olbermann." ko has health insurance. he ain't going nowhere...  1   Dec-16-09 11:22 PM   #13 
  - Did you hear what he said? He said he will be self insured from now on, which  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:26 PM   #21 
     - "keith olbermann" is a fucking corporation. you do get that right? right?  1   Dec-16-09 11:29 PM   #24 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-16-09 11:55 PM   #48 
        - you wondering about me. heh. maybe you should take a good look at yourself.  1   Dec-17-09 12:09 AM   #56 
     - He said he "is" self insured, which is not unusual at a certain level of wealth  jberryhill   Dec-16-09 11:30 PM   #25 
     - Self insured means he can pay his own bills without insurance  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:32 PM   #29 
     - Yes, I know what it means  jberryhill   Dec-16-09 11:41 PM   #37 
     - were you and I the only two people who heard that little detail?  niyad   Dec-17-09 01:27 AM   #84 
     - "keith olbermann" is a fucking corporation. go ahead, be simple, ignore the facts...  1   Dec-16-09 11:34 PM   #32 
        - Come back when it wears off....  jberryhill   Dec-16-09 11:42 PM   #39 
        - but, but, but... it's "keith olbermann." the dude that made $7million+ this year...  1   Dec-16-09 11:50 PM   #44 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-16-09 11:52 PM   #46 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-16-09 11:56 PM   #49 
           - It's probably going to take a few hours to wear off, be careful  jberryhill   Dec-17-09 12:07 AM   #54 
              - my point, bud... is that keith is full of shit here. you don't get that. i understand. heh...  1   Dec-17-09 12:12 AM   #58 
              - Well why didn't you say so? /nt  jberryhill   Dec-17-09 12:44 AM   #72 
                 - i did. many times. what part of the "many times" did not you get?  1   Dec-17-09 12:54 AM   #76 
                    - The "many times" part /nt  jberryhill   Dec-17-09 12:57 AM   #77 
                       - i did.  1   Dec-17-09 01:01 AM   #78 
              - Thank you. I was just reading here and thinking there have been wealthy people in history who stood  laughingliberal   Dec-17-09 01:03 AM   #79 
              - Please don't equate stoners with stupid asshole douchebags like this guy.  Zhade   Dec-17-09 11:00 PM   #99 
        - Did you read my post? It isn't just about KO. Or is your comprehension  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:44 PM   #41 
           - or are you just that "starstruck" ???  1   Dec-16-09 11:51 PM   #45 
     - How do you know he'll keep his promise?  Starbucks Anarchist   Dec-17-09 12:11 AM   #57 
        - How do you know your credit card company isn't going to take you  Cleita   Dec-17-09 12:17 AM   #60 
           - He's claiming something that nobody can independently verify.  Starbucks Anarchist   Dec-17-09 12:22 AM   #63 
              - If you find that crystal ball that can prove what people do in the  Cleita   Dec-17-09 12:30 AM   #65 
                 - It's up to Keith to prove he's not just blowing hot air.  Starbucks Anarchist   Dec-17-09 12:34 AM   #66 
  - K&R The first shot across the bow.  Waiting For Everyman   Dec-16-09 11:23 PM   #15 
  - not sure if KO's ego can survive within the confines of a jail cell  TheWebHead   Dec-16-09 11:27 PM   #22 
  - If he follows through on this they will ignore him - he will never be  jwirr   Dec-16-09 11:28 PM   #23 
  - A mandate without strong regulation of the insurance companies and a strong PO is FASCISM!!!  Odin2005   Dec-16-09 11:30 PM   #26 
  - I think that was his message, however, this isn't just about KO.  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:34 PM   #33 
  - Well He Sure Has Changed His Tune Since The Primaries, Hasn't He?  Dinger   Dec-16-09 11:31 PM   #28 
  - No - he hasn't - a mandate with a public option is fine /nt  jberryhill   Dec-16-09 11:43 PM   #40 
  - I like Keith and all, but in this case..  Feron   Dec-16-09 11:33 PM   #31 
  - Maybe that's what he would do, however, he wouldn't talk about it.  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:41 PM   #38 
  - won't he have to drop his coverage first...?  dysfunctional press   Dec-16-09 11:36 PM   #34 
  - I highly doubt Keith does not have healthcare n/t  O is 44   Dec-16-09 11:45 PM   #42 
  - k&r  Swamp Rat   Dec-16-09 11:56 PM   #50 
  - Querido! Muchas gracias!eom  Cleita   Dec-16-09 11:57 PM   #51 
     - De nada  Swamp Rat   Dec-17-09 12:06 AM   #53 
        - Si, en mi mundo, pero no en el mundo largo. n/t  Cleita   Dec-17-09 12:08 AM   #55 
  - Keith Olbermann is a stupid fuck  krawhitham   Dec-17-09 12:01 AM   #52 
  - Play by the rules and work hard - and ya get screwed  upi402   Dec-17-09 12:19 AM   #61 
  - nice of KeithO to use his liberal platform to push the jail b.s.  hfojvt   Dec-17-09 12:27 AM   #64 
  - You love Nixon?  Cleita   Dec-17-09 12:39 AM   #68 
  - When did I say I loved Nixon?  hfojvt   Dec-17-09 10:55 PM   #98 
  - Why listen to what the Daily Howler says? Bob Somerby has always hated Olbermann  Berry Cool   Dec-17-09 09:51 AM   #96 
     - Why listen to anyone?  hfojvt   Dec-17-09 11:22 PM   #100 
  - Keith is grandstanding for sure, but I think there's a larger point here.  Withywindle   Dec-17-09 12:38 AM   #67 
  - Minor vandalism like spray painting would do it.  Cleita   Dec-17-09 12:40 AM   #69 
     - I'll spray paint and smoke pot at the same time.  Withywindle   Dec-17-09 12:44 AM   #71 
        - That'll do it.  Cleita   Dec-17-09 12:46 AM   #74 
           - Actually, just vandalize your own property and have a neighbor report you.  Cleita   Dec-17-09 12:50 AM   #75 
  - Olberman is full of shit  Egnever   Dec-17-09 12:41 AM   #70 
  - Blanket statement accusation.  Cleita   Dec-17-09 12:45 AM   #73 
  - geez, I need a drink after reading the virulent loathing and hatred of KO expressed by several  niyad   Dec-17-09 01:25 AM   #83 
  - He has.  Cleita   Dec-17-09 01:29 AM   #85 
     - mums and daddums are out for the evening  niyad   Dec-17-09 01:39 AM   #86 
     - LOL worshiping at the cult of personality  Egnever   Dec-17-09 02:13 AM   #90 
  - blah blah blah your outrage is duely noted  Egnever   Dec-17-09 02:12 AM   #89 
  - you obviously have serious issues with KO--wjy is that, exactly? has he ever lied? stolen? been  niyad   Dec-17-09 01:24 AM   #82 
     - I wouldn't call it lying but he bends the truth  Egnever   Dec-17-09 02:10 AM   #88 
        - +100  SIMPLYB1980   Dec-17-09 08:55 AM   #92 
        - since you didn't watch the show, you really are in no postion to say he is "bending the truth"  niyad   Dec-17-09 09:27 AM   #94 
           - LOL keep sucking up whatever he says like its mana from heaven  Egnever   Dec-17-09 09:45 AM   #95 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-17-09 01:13 AM   #80 
  - have been saying the same thing for months now--but very glad to hear KO--that special comment  niyad   Dec-17-09 01:19 AM   #81 
  - I recall back when Keith was  PSzymeczek   Dec-17-09 01:48 AM   #87 
  - damn fine point k&r  Mithreal   Dec-17-09 03:21 AM   #91 
  - K&R.  Vidar   Dec-17-09 09:26 AM   #93 
 

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