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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-15-10 11:20 PM
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21. I absolutely disagree with that. They controlled the airwaves
for years and Democrats ignored them. That's what THEY said then also. 'Ignore them'. When they should have been taking them on. But no one did.

For years I assumed Limbaugh and the rest of the cowardly rightwing hate radio hosts had all fought for this country otherwise how could they be trashing Clinton for not serving? Why did most people think that for years? Because Democrats decided it was best to ignore them.

It was not until around 2003 that a reporter in a small town in the NE did some research on who served and who didn't that we finally learned the truth about these unpatriotic cowards.

I remember it well, being on a rightwing board at the time. When I told those rightwingers that their hero had never served because he had an anal cyst, they threatened me with death, so certain were they that it was a lie. How could he have been on the air that long without anyone challenging him? Because Democrats thought it was best to ignore them. And by doing that, they left the field open with no one but a few people online, to challenge them.

Now, it is too late and I agree we should not report anything they say. But I agree with the OP that if Fox or Rightwing talk radio is on in any place of business, we should be vocal about saying we will not support any business that supports hate radio or television. That's all. Money does talk in this country and imo, that is the best way to handle it. And to write to their advertisers and mean it.
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  -I hope this won't be considered a "throwaway" post. Atticus  Jan-15-10 07:10 PM   #0 
  - Getting this upset with him is what got him so rich. Ignore him.  timeforpeace   Jan-15-10 07:12 PM   #1 
  - I'm not advocating picketing or demonstrating or calling in to his "show";  Atticus   Jan-15-10 07:26 PM   #8 
  - The best way to take on Limpy is to keep the right-wing out of office.  Dappleganger   Jan-15-10 07:14 PM   #2 
  - I haven't noticed that who is in office makes much difference to this walking pustule.  Atticus   Jan-15-10 07:42 PM   #11 
  - You can't take on Limbaugh unless you restore the Fairness Doctrine...  lib2DaBone   Jan-15-10 07:14 PM   #3 
  - Well, gee, I guess it's hopeless then. Guess we should just all become dittoheads.  Atticus   Jan-15-10 07:21 PM   #7 
  - if you ignore them, they lose their power  NightWatcher   Jan-15-10 07:17 PM   #4 
  - I absolutely disagree with that. They controlled the airwaves  sabrina 1   Jan-15-10 11:20 PM   #21 
  - I do believe there should  Mz Pip   Jan-15-10 07:18 PM   #5 
  - Many have taken him on and it only serves him  rurallib   Jan-15-10 07:21 PM   #6 
  - Yep - just quit our car mechanic because he plays FUX all the time.  Zoeisright   Jan-15-10 07:27 PM   #9 
  - kinda dumb unless he was a crap mechanic, i personally dont care what my mechanics politics are  vadawg   Jan-15-10 07:47 PM   #12 
  - Why give your money to someone who thinks you are scum?  Fumesucker   Jan-15-10 11:28 PM   #22 
  - Guess what  Caretha   Jan-15-10 08:40 PM   #15 
  - I like Limbaugh.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jan-15-10 07:30 PM   #10 
  - I'm afraid he's already won  Generator   Jan-15-10 07:54 PM   #13 
  - Used to think so. Now, I see he is on his way out  havocmom   Jan-15-10 08:43 PM   #16 
  - He distributes his "show" for free  WhiteTara   Jan-15-10 08:25 PM   #14 
  - Good luck.  Political Heretic   Jan-15-10 08:45 PM   #17 
  - Getting him off AFN would be a start  Canuckistanian   Jan-15-10 08:46 PM   #18 
  - I'm ready.  mmonk   Jan-15-10 09:48 PM   #19 
  - (It was the Dominican Republic.) thanks for post.  Faryn Balyncd   Jan-15-10 10:33 PM   #20 

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