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93. We have so few voices from the left
Edited on Wed Dec-23-09 03:11 PM by Generator
So very few. It's so insulting that you and others actually think she's doing it to be "popular" to get on t.v. That is so fucking insulting. Is that what Markos Daily Kos is doing it for too? He's against the bill. Is that why Howard Dean does it-to be popular? No, he's hated by the beltway. He now says pass the bill. I am not against him because I don't agree with him. I believe he believes what he believes. She has been taking on Lieberman which is more than anyone can say of Obama.

Your post is superficial. Jane Hamsher had breast cancer and the health insurance nightmare become a reality to her. She's doing it because she believes in what she's doing and wants to save lives. What do you believe in besides Obama? Seriously,. Who are you people that the second others have a little bit of publicity to criticize your great leader that suddenly all the voices on the left are the enemy?

Firedoglake was a light in the darkness for many years under Bush. And all you can do is trash the light.
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  -Jane Hamsher: 'Why I Went on Fox and Friends' seafan  Dec-22-09 10:09 PM   #0 
  - Thom Hartmann has often said that if we could  dflprincess   Dec-22-09 10:11 PM   #1 
  - doesn't work  CreekDog   Dec-22-09 10:27 PM   #10 
  - You can't reason someone out of something they weren't reasoned into.  SharonAnn   Dec-22-09 10:38 PM   #14 
  - +1  Zoeisright   Dec-22-09 10:51 PM   #18 
  - There are un-convince-able righties for sure.  zeemike   Dec-23-09 05:51 AM   #41 
  - I've heard Thom say that, but the teabaggers in my neck of the  tnlefty   Dec-22-09 10:32 PM   #12 
  - He doesn't say all of them  dflprincess   Dec-22-09 10:48 PM   #16 
  - I have one of those, too  laughingliberal   Dec-23-09 08:29 AM   #61 
  - quite right--though regular Joes and schlubs also watch Faux nt  MisterP   Dec-22-09 11:26 PM   #25 
  - Hartman is nuts, then. You can't reason with an unreasonable person.  TheWraith   Dec-23-09 12:23 AM   #32 
  - He is nuts. Ever read that conspiracy book he co-authored about the JFK killing?  stopbush   Dec-23-09 08:17 PM   #117 
  - Never happen. Teabaggers are fueled by emotion, NOT facts and reason.  piratefish08   Dec-23-09 07:14 AM   #51 
  - Agreed.  yui   Dec-23-09 08:06 AM   #58 
  - Hell, if you can change one mind.  shadowknows69   Dec-23-09 08:54 AM   #64 
  - +1000  peace frog   Dec-23-09 06:11 PM   #112 
  - I think Hartmann's wrong on this one  jmowreader   Dec-23-09 10:29 AM   #75 
  - ROFL. Fat chance. n/t  Cali_Democrat   Dec-23-09 01:24 PM   #87 
  - There is a guy I bump into at the gym ...  Cosmocat   Dec-23-09 02:52 PM   #91 
  - He's wrong.  stopbush   Dec-23-09 05:42 PM   #108 
  - That assumes there may be a core of rationality within them. I have my doubts.  BrklynLiberal   Dec-23-09 09:06 PM   #118 
  - Try calling them tea party folks not teabaggers  NatlAnthem   Dec-23-09 09:45 PM   #120 
     - Their TEABAGGERS...  butterfly77   Dec-24-09 02:25 PM   #130 
  - Has Jane questioned why Fox News wanted to hear from her?  mzmolly   Dec-22-09 10:14 PM   #2 
  - Do you have any opinions regarding Hamsher's comments on Fox?  mcablue   Dec-22-09 10:18 PM   #5 
  - Yes, I believe she's misleading  mzmolly   Dec-22-09 10:25 PM   #8 
  - I'd REALLY like to know the answer to that too. Fox viewers need badly to hear from her.  seafan   Dec-22-09 10:22 PM   #7 
  - Thanks  mzmolly   Dec-22-09 10:25 PM   #9 
  - No, her main concern is getting herself attention.  KittyWampus   Dec-22-09 11:02 PM   #19 
     - I don't believe that. Jane is good people.  roguevalley   Dec-23-09 02:55 AM   #34 
     - The ad hominems only push people further to her side. nt  rudy23   Dec-23-09 10:47 AM   #77 
  - True.  PM Martin   Dec-22-09 10:16 PM   #3 
  - Honestly, if someone has the guts to go Fox and speak the truth...  Barack_America   Dec-22-09 10:18 PM   #4 
  - She's exactly right.  girl gone mad   Dec-22-09 10:21 PM   #6 
  - very well-stated! totally agree!  amborin   Dec-23-09 12:00 AM   #29 
  - This notion of a left/right revolt is being discussed now on Morning Joe. People get ready.  chimpymustgo   Dec-23-09 07:15 AM   #52 
  - knr nt  slipslidingaway   Dec-22-09 10:28 PM   #11 
  - K & R!  tnlefty   Dec-22-09 10:34 PM   #13 
  - The problem isn't about bringing Democrats to Fox  Canuckistanian   Dec-22-09 10:43 PM   #15 
  - The Problem Is That Going On Fox Allows Liberals To Be Used As Tools  TomCADem   Dec-22-09 10:50 PM   #17 
  - Then you're preaching to the choir. What Hamsher is saying  sabrina 1   Dec-22-09 11:11 PM   #24 
  - Jane Could Go On CNN, PBS, NPR, etc. But Fox?  TomCADem   Dec-22-09 11:30 PM   #26 
  - She has been on other networks. And do you feel the same way  sabrina 1   Dec-22-09 11:54 PM   #27 
     - Absolutely  TomCADem   Dec-23-09 12:01 AM   #30 
     - +1  KoKo   Dec-23-09 03:32 PM   #96 
  - + 10000000000000000  sendero   Dec-23-09 06:48 AM   #47 
  - Then someone needs to tell this guy  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-23-09 06:13 AM   #43 
  - Jane is delusional...n/t  orwell   Dec-22-09 11:06 PM   #20 
  - She is very delusional  ellie   Dec-23-09 08:03 AM   #57 
  - Since I personally know several former right-wingers who are now liberals, I want to  bertman   Dec-22-09 11:07 PM   #21 
  - Exactly !!! ...  slipslidingaway   Dec-22-09 11:58 PM   #28 
  - Agreed. I have many friends and family members who are  sabrina 1   Dec-23-09 12:51 AM   #33 
     - Thanks for weighing in with those thoughts, Sabrina 1. I hope your experience is going  bertman   Dec-23-09 09:28 AM   #67 
     - Thanks, I have always tried to at least have discussions with  sabrina 1   Dec-23-09 02:06 PM   #89 
        - Here's the link:  bertman   Dec-24-09 08:20 AM   #126 
     - I've actually had a productive discussion about abortion with an anti-choicer.  BlancheSplanchnik   Dec-24-09 09:38 AM   #129 
  - I see some wisdom in this.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-22-09 11:09 PM   #22 
  - Good for her.  ipaint   Dec-22-09 11:10 PM   #23 
  - 'left and right might align against the corporate interests'  leftstreet   Dec-23-09 12:01 AM   #31 
  - That is the situation we find ourselves in.  mmonk   Dec-23-09 04:51 AM   #35 
  - K & R  democracy1st   Dec-23-09 04:53 AM   #36 
  - Yeah.....let's "get together" with some fucked up crazy ass racists  FrenchieCat   Dec-23-09 05:05 AM   #37 
  - I have watched and enjoyed your posts here on DU  kayla9170   Dec-23-09 05:50 AM   #40 
  - It needed to be said.  FrenchieCat   Dec-23-09 05:58 AM   #42 
     - You're on a roll  euphoria12leo   Dec-23-09 06:30 AM   #44 
     - Thank you  bjb   Dec-23-09 01:18 PM   #84 
  - Yeah, Obama only 'gets together' with fucked up homophobes!  Bluenorthwest   Dec-23-09 07:41 AM   #53 
  - +1  RetroLounge   Dec-23-09 08:38 AM   #62 
  - Thank you for pointing that out.  Jamastiene   Dec-23-09 09:53 AM   #71 
  - It's practically all the same people.  Starry Messenger   Dec-23-09 10:23 AM   #74 
  - awesome response  fascisthunter   Dec-23-09 11:14 AM   #81 
  - FC is a joke.  Forkboy   Dec-23-09 03:12 PM   #95 
  - Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.  Duncan Grant   Dec-23-09 05:02 PM   #101 
  - ooh let me guess!  gaspee   Dec-23-09 05:28 PM   #104 
  - Thanks Frenchie. It is truly vile. nt  CBR   Dec-23-09 08:29 AM   #60 
  - It's only a two minute prayer.  Jamastiene   Dec-23-09 09:55 AM   #72 
  - She was defending it.....  FLAprogressive   Dec-23-09 10:50 AM   #78 
  - You and yours and Hamster can get together with whomever you want.......  FrenchieCat   Dec-23-09 12:20 PM   #83 
  - "What I won't do is throw a hissy fit day in, day out in every single post I make."  Forkboy   Dec-23-09 03:10 PM   #94 
     - double-plus roffle..  frylock   Dec-23-09 06:26 PM   #113 
  - But that was 'reaching out' wasn't it?  sabrina 1   Dec-23-09 01:24 PM   #86 
  - Thank you...  butterfly77   Dec-24-09 02:30 PM   #131 
  - One may dislike the Hamster...  burning rain   Dec-23-09 05:14 AM   #38 
  - I never liked her. She always came across to me as self-important...like  Kahuna   Dec-23-09 05:23 AM   #39 
  - She is important. Jane Hamsher is a leading voice and fundraiser for progressives.  avaistheone1   Dec-23-09 09:06 AM   #66 
  - Does that mean she gets to set the rules. If her heart was in the right place..  Kahuna   Dec-24-09 09:17 AM   #128 
  - We have so few voices from the left  Generator   Dec-23-09 03:09 PM   #93 
     - She was never a voice for me. I am vindicated. nt  Kahuna   Dec-24-09 09:16 AM   #127 
  - She did it because she's a hypocritical asshole. n/t  WeDidIt   Dec-23-09 06:31 AM   #45 
  - She was on Ed Schultz and she did a great job.  Major Hogwash   Dec-23-09 06:43 AM   #46 
  - Recommended.  H2O Man   Dec-23-09 06:59 AM   #48 
  - Jane should have done an impression of Bill O' Reilly - "fuck it, we'll do it live then" and ripped  Major Hogwash   Dec-23-09 07:03 AM   #49 
  - The Enemy of My Enemy...  berni_mccoy   Dec-23-09 07:11 AM   #50 
  - Jane is Right on Target  pmorlan1   Dec-23-09 07:48 AM   #54 
  - K&R good stuff  Jeffersons Ghost   Dec-23-09 07:51 AM   #55 
  - K&R  pleah   Dec-23-09 07:56 AM   #56 
  - The problem isn't the message, it is giving that message on a network whose only objective  still_one   Dec-23-09 08:28 AM   #59 
  - I have friends who think Attila the Hun was too progressive.  dgibby   Dec-23-09 05:36 PM   #105 
  - Jane is exactly right on this.  Kermitt Gribble   Dec-23-09 08:42 AM   #63 
  - +1 "The PTB have divided us as a distraction to complete their corporate takeover."  phasma ex machina   Dec-23-09 09:37 AM   #69 
     - What's that saying?  dgibby   Dec-23-09 05:38 PM   #106 
  - The media is split as much as our country.  shadowknows69   Dec-23-09 08:55 AM   #65 
  - Fox's whole mission is to foster ignorance in its viewers. Jane just opened a truth window.  seafan   Dec-23-09 09:35 AM   #68 
  - Exactly! There is common ground. It starts there  laughingliberal   Dec-23-09 09:53 AM   #70 
  - "It scares ... the DC establishment of both parties to think that the left and right might align  phasma ex machina   Dec-23-09 09:56 AM   #73 
  - Jane's got the exact right idea. Educate your friends who are willing to listen.  rudy23   Dec-23-09 10:46 AM   #76 
  - Disagree  bjb   Dec-23-09 01:20 PM   #85 
  - Very brave. Quite a few people who have attempted to unite anti-corporatists on the left and right  glitch   Dec-23-09 11:08 AM   #79 
  - DC's divide and conquer is no longer working  fascisthunter   Dec-23-09 11:13 AM   #80 
  - KR+69  inna   Dec-23-09 12:00 PM   #82 
  - And thank you, seafan, for your post  dreamnightwind   Dec-23-09 02:06 PM   #88 
  - You scare no one Jane. Go ahead and align with right, just go away!  Phx_Dem   Dec-23-09 02:30 PM   #90 
  - Agree. She's a sell-out, and in record time.  stopbush   Dec-23-09 05:47 PM   #110 
  - K&R.  Vidar   Dec-23-09 02:59 PM   #92 
  - Almost laughing too hard to post. 'DU'ers for Teabaggers' now? WTF?  quiet.american   Dec-23-09 03:42 PM   #97 
  - General Wesley Clark was a paid analyst on Fox for almost 2 years. Still laughing?  Major Hogwash   Dec-23-09 04:09 PM   #98 
  - He never ever advocated killing Dem legislation and standing with the wingnut base.  ClarkUSA   Dec-23-09 04:36 PM   #99 
  - That's pretty much describes this OP. Pathetic, isn't it?  ClarkUSA   Dec-23-09 04:43 PM   #100 
  - Bravo, Jane! nt  valerief   Dec-23-09 05:10 PM   #102 
  - Jane Hamsher: 'Why I'm teaming up with Grover Norquist' (not a joke, unfortunately)  ClarkUSA   Dec-23-09 05:12 PM   #103 
  - Hamster is a disgrace.  Cali_Democrat   Dec-23-09 05:40 PM   #107 
     - Yup. She's on Faux News promoting killing HCR and now she's teaming up w/Grover Norquist.  ClarkUSA   Dec-23-09 05:44 PM   #109 
  - Some of you people not only have lost your damn minds....  LTMidnight   Dec-23-09 06:09 PM   #111 
  - So let me get this straight...  SanchoPanza   Dec-23-09 07:21 PM   #114 
  - Bingo! One thing for sure, Jane sold out too quickly to ever consider a political run.  stopbush   Dec-23-09 08:16 PM   #116 
  - Jane is a Progressive Hero -  Techn0Girl   Dec-23-09 07:58 PM   #115 
  - K & R  pmorlan1   Dec-23-09 09:19 PM   #119 
  - Open eyes and open minds  NatlAnthem   Dec-23-09 10:05 PM   #121 
  - just a week ago Ms. Hamsher attacked both  chimpyisstillsatan   Dec-23-09 10:19 PM   #122 
  - I'll give Bitter Jane full credit for her big-time artistry in film but in politics  saltpoint   Dec-23-09 10:54 PM   #123 
  - Fight on, Ms. Hamsher.  seafan   Dec-23-09 11:33 PM   #124 
  - I want Jane to justify threatening Bernie Sanders.  Avalux   Dec-23-09 11:35 PM   #125 
 

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