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Nite Owl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-30-07 10:20 AM
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1. Excellent letter
Thanks for not dropping this incident or they will end up rewriting history in their last lame attempt to turn the country against anti war activists like they did during VN.
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  -The spitting incident at the march: my letter to the NYT reporter proud2Blib  Jan-30-07 10:15 AM   #0 
  - Excellent letter  Nite Owl   Jan-30-07 10:20 AM   #1 
  - I told the reporter that the spitting on Vietnam vets did not happen,  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 10:26 AM   #3 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-30-07 10:58 AM   #15 
     - I know  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 10:59 AM   #17 
        - I don't know but thanks,I need to see it myself.  bahrbearian   Jan-30-07 11:01 AM   #18 
     - My friend's dad returned to D.C. from Vietnam...  Spiffarino   Jan-31-07 07:15 AM   #79 
     - I view such accounts with a great deal of skepticism  TheBorealAvenger   Jan-31-07 08:59 AM   #82 
        - I do too.  Spiffarino   Jan-31-07 11:00 AM   #89 
           - One second-hand account from the internet is all the indication I have of harassment of soldiers  TheBorealAvenger   Jan-31-07 11:54 AM   #90 
           - WTF are you driving at?  Spiffarino   Jan-31-07 04:59 PM   #96 
              - Go find some credible citations and get back to me...eom  TheBorealAvenger   Feb-02-07 07:23 AM   #99 
           - There is no documented evidence of any spitting on Vietnam-era soldiers...  KrazyKat   Jan-31-07 01:27 PM   #94 
              - It was primarily the govt. that shafted the vets.  Spiffarino   Jan-31-07 05:22 PM   #97 
     - Anyone who spit  The Wizard   Jan-31-07 09:50 AM   #85 
        - Nonsense.  TahitiNut   Jan-31-07 01:04 PM   #93 
           - To say I was a bit on edge  The Wizard   Jan-31-07 03:36 PM   #95 
  - That's a great letter and nicely researched  devilgrrl   Jan-30-07 10:25 AM   #2 
  - thanks  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 10:29 AM   #4 
     - there is another possibility. The whole alledged spitting  John Q. Citizen   Jan-30-07 11:26 AM   #28 
        - That's what I am thinking too  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:31 AM   #29 
        - Did the reporter get the alleged spitters name? Plus, it seems a little too  John Q. Citizen   Jan-30-07 11:39 AM   #36 
           - Wow I didn't think to ask that  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:41 AM   #37 
              - Also, do we know the "alledged" (heh, heh,) reporters name?  John Q. Citizen   Jan-30-07 11:50 AM   #41 
                 - It is  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:52 AM   #42 
                    - Googleing her name, it appears she works for the WaPo. I didn't know they collaborate  John Q. Citizen   Jan-30-07 12:14 PM   #46 
                       - Yes they do  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 12:23 PM   #49 
                       - That's a little bit troubling in itself. What ever happened to scooping the competition?  John Q. Citizen   Jan-30-07 12:37 PM   #50 
                          - In the corporate-owned entertainment-as-news US media biz, I have to ask...  jtrockville   Jan-30-07 04:07 PM   #64 
                             - It was a quaint remnant of days gone by. I still remember Jimmy Olsen rushing  John Q. Citizen   Jan-30-07 05:29 PM   #68 
        - if it happened, it was these guys at the pathetic freeper counter-protest  Stephanie   Feb-02-07 08:17 AM   #101 
  - Very fine letter  gratuitous   Jan-30-07 10:31 AM   #5 
  - You calling me a goom-bah?  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 10:32 AM   #6 
  - Just like me  gratuitous   Jan-30-07 10:35 AM   #9 
  - It's as if they never heard of google, let alone  Morgana LaFey   Jan-30-07 06:20 PM   #73 
  - Excellent letter  Jeanette in FL   Jan-30-07 10:32 AM   #7 
  - I am on the phone with him now  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 10:39 AM   #12 
  - Effing reruns  PATRICK   Jan-30-07 10:34 AM   #8 
  - Great work  klook   Jan-30-07 10:36 AM   #10 
  - I can't believe they're trying the same stupid trick 35 years later!  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jan-30-07 10:37 AM   #11 
  - Thanks for writing this letter proud2Blib  MagickMuffin   Jan-30-07 10:42 AM   #13 
  - "I did a little research that apparently you did not do ..."  Straight Shooter   Jan-30-07 10:48 AM   #14 
  - LOL He just called me  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 10:58 AM   #16 
  - At least they spit on the right guy!  kohodog   Jan-30-07 11:05 AM   #22 
  - what if it was a set up?  kmlewis   Jan-30-07 11:12 AM   #25 
  - true  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:32 AM   #30 
  - She probably did see it.  simskl   Jan-30-07 11:10 AM   #24 
  - What simskl Said  ProfessorGAC   Jan-30-07 11:15 AM   #26 
  - That is the oddest part of this whole story  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:37 AM   #34 
     - Wasn't there some other "incident magnet" guy during the elections?  JHB   Jan-31-07 12:44 PM   #92 
  - I presesented that scenario  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:33 AM   #32 
     - "standing by her story," the same way Judas Miller stood by her Curveball. n/t  Straight Shooter   Jan-30-07 11:49 AM   #40 
     - Good letter, thanks for following up, ask them to make sure and publicize the coincidences  uppityperson   Jan-30-07 02:15 PM   #57 
        - Yes I think they may be doing a little digging  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 02:43 PM   #59 
           - Too bad they didn't check prior to publishing the story.  kohodog   Jan-31-07 09:11 AM   #84 
  - If ONLY someone could nvent a device that reporters could use to show what's happening..  SoCalDem   Jan-30-07 05:33 PM   #69 
     - Yes, they could even put such a device on a small telephone! Perhaps it could EVEN capture MOVING  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jan-30-07 10:36 PM   #76 
     - !  seasonedblue   Jan-31-07 09:58 AM   #86 
  - Gee thanks SS  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 02:40 PM   #58 
  - Very good job following up on this lie proud2blib. n/t  ariellyn   Jan-30-07 11:03 AM   #19 
  - this is so STUPID!!  mopinko   Jan-30-07 11:04 AM   #20 
  - Kudos on an excellent letter  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-30-07 11:05 AM   #21 
  - No I teach special ed  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:38 AM   #35 
     - I bow to your patience  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-30-07 02:58 PM   #60 
  - Way to go, proud2belib!  cynatnite   Jan-30-07 11:07 AM   #23 
  - Well done!  sfexpat2000   Jan-30-07 11:19 AM   #27 
  - Hi, proud2blib!  Hissyspit   Jan-30-07 11:32 AM   #31 
  - Hey Hissy!  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:35 AM   #33 
     - I will be posting picture threads in a while. I took a buttload of pics.  Hissyspit   Jan-30-07 12:05 PM   #45 
  - Digby has written about this:  trumad   Jan-30-07 11:43 AM   #38 
  - Thanks to Digby!!  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:59 AM   #43 
  - Ding, ding, ding!  never cry wolf   Jan-30-07 12:15 PM   #47 
  - Great idea!!  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 12:46 PM   #51 
  - I found this link on Digby as well  Canuckistanian   Jan-30-07 03:12 PM   #61 
  - "it was important to show "the other side" of the story"  cui bono   Jan-30-07 05:04 PM   #66 
  - I don't see the connection between Sparling  creeksneakers2   Jan-30-07 10:16 PM   #74 
  - brilliant....digby just completely ripped it up  Blue_Tires   Jan-30-07 10:35 PM   #75 
  - anyone remember Phil Parlock?  Cocoa   Jan-30-07 11:45 AM   #39 
  - Yes this sure sounds like a parlock to me  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 11:59 AM   #44 
  - OP should write in again about the Parlock staged "atrocities"  eridani   Jan-31-07 05:17 AM   #77 
  - Nice work!!!!  wicket   Jan-30-07 12:16 PM   #48 
  - I am soooo proud of you !  jaysunb   Jan-30-07 01:02 PM   #52 
  - Thank you  proud2Blib   Jan-30-07 01:10 PM   #53 
  - Great letter  Madspirit   Jan-30-07 01:12 PM   #54 
  - K&R.(nt)  Kurovski   Jan-30-07 01:18 PM   #55 
  - K&R Thanks for following up on this.  montanto   Jan-30-07 02:10 PM   #56 
  - I told the reporter he was a "two-bit whore"  maxrandb   Jan-30-07 03:15 PM   #62 
  - Great Letter and Research  Irishonly   Jan-30-07 03:39 PM   #63 
  - Well done! I'm so glad you did that -- next up, LTTE! Thanks for the follow through...  Hekate   Jan-30-07 04:58 PM   #65 
  - You go, Proud!!  WolverineDG   Jan-30-07 05:10 PM   #67 
  - marginalization is the issue  central scrutinizer   Jan-30-07 05:36 PM   #70 
  - The Teri Schiavo protesters weren't marginalized.  Lasher   Jan-31-07 07:22 AM   #80 
  - Oooh, you're good!! well done! n/tt  jannyk   Jan-30-07 05:38 PM   #71 
  - Very impressive. I applaud you for keeping it respectful and professional.  MJDuncan1982   Jan-30-07 05:44 PM   #72 
  - LOL My tin foil hat is a permanent fixture  proud2Blib   Jan-31-07 10:01 AM   #87 
  - This is how they report the news. Make up fabricated stories and  B Calm   Jan-31-07 05:37 AM   #78 
  - this canard is repeatedly false, repeatedly brought up again, but I have to ask  Lerkfish   Jan-31-07 08:57 AM   #81 
  - Great letter!  dist22dem   Jan-31-07 09:03 AM   #83 
  - Excellent letter, Proud2BLib...  Blue_In_AK   Jan-31-07 10:05 AM   #88 
  - Yes it was awesome  proud2Blib   Jan-31-07 05:47 PM   #98 
  - Here you go, I posted this in another thread, but think it's okay  merh   Jan-31-07 12:31 PM   #91 
     - Gee you'd think they would have posted such a horrible incident,  B Calm   Feb-02-07 08:01 AM   #100 
     - Here they are at the freeper rally >  Stephanie   Feb-02-07 09:09 AM   #102 
        - Wow, whoever can spit that far needs to go on Letterman.  merh   Feb-02-07 10:22 AM   #103 
 

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