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EffieBlack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-19-11 07:17 PM
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51. |No, I don't - i said that only black activists are called "hustlers"
Notwithstanding a 50-year-old Paul Newman movie.

And I believe that anyone who believes that Rev. Sharpton - who, as my grandmother would say, "can talk grease out of a biscuit" - can't "speak" perhaps has a hearing problem.
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  -For those who think that Al Sharpton isn't quite good enough for his own show on MSNBC Empowerer  Jul-18-11 10:44 PM   #0 
  - Love Al. Hate Cenk. Hope Al gets the timeslot via his own show.  ClarkUSA   Jul-18-11 10:47 PM   #1 
  - I like Cenk. If MSNBC wants Al then they can give him the Hardball repeat hour. n/t  Tx4obama   Jul-18-11 10:49 PM   #2 
  - Well, we were bound to disagree sometime.  ClarkUSA   Jul-18-11 10:51 PM   #4 
  - I would prefer he get  polmaven   Jul-19-11 07:39 AM   #31 
  - I'll second that. One hour of Tweedy is more than enough. n/t  Ganja Ninja   Jul-20-11 02:21 PM   #64 
  - According to some folks around here, Cenk IS the dose of "color"  EffieBlack   Jul-18-11 10:51 PM   #3 
  - LOL!  ClarkUSA   Jul-18-11 10:56 PM   #5 
  - For all intents and purposes by European standards he is.  vaberella   Jul-18-11 11:27 PM   #11 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-19-11 07:47 AM   #32 
  - Some love Cenk because he's a former Republican like Hillary. Some want McCain/Palin as POTUS/VP...  ClarkUSA   Jul-19-11 11:04 AM   #40 
  - Go Al, he brings humor and a solid perspective on the issues nt  flamingdem   Jul-19-11 09:04 AM   #37 
  - That was a wonderful speech by Rev. Sharpton.  jaxx   Jul-18-11 11:13 PM   #6 
  - Give him Morning Al  tularetom   Jul-18-11 11:18 PM   #7 
  - "He's no Cenk?" Are you serious?  Empowerer   Jul-18-11 11:43 PM   #14 
     - Serious as a heart attack  tularetom   Jul-18-11 11:47 PM   #16 
     - Wow ...  Empowerer   Jul-18-11 11:52 PM   #19 
        - I'm gratified that my opinion on this relatively trivial subject is so important to you  tularetom   Jul-19-11 12:02 AM   #21 
        - What is so surprising that some members of DU prefer a strong progressive voice  Exultant Democracy   Jul-19-11 11:27 AM   #41 
        - I know what you mean. Rev. Sharpton didn't have to switch party affiliation to  Tarheel_Dem   Jul-19-11 12:20 PM   #42 
     - He's an informed progressive. Is that a bad thing now? n/t  Dawgs   Jul-19-11 07:48 AM   #33 
  - I don't like his interview style...he's Sean Hannity in a Sunday hat...  Joe the Revelator   Jul-18-11 11:21 PM   #8 
  - No he doesn't. What are you talking about? He has republicans falling over themselves.  vaberella   Jul-18-11 11:28 PM   #12 
  - I don't know about that...  Joe the Revelator   Jul-18-11 11:35 PM   #13 
     - Different styles ...  Empowerer   Jul-18-11 11:49 PM   #17 
        - I promise you, I have nothing against the Rev....he saved my 'life' during the counter inauguration  Joe the Revelator   Jul-19-11 12:04 AM   #22 
  - I'm a big Al Sharpton fan. I believe he serves a purpose, and he calls it the way he sees it.  secondwind   Jul-19-11 06:03 AM   #27 
  - He's a great public speaker. nt  ZombieHorde   Jul-18-11 11:22 PM   #9 
  - love Cenk  libodem   Jul-18-11 11:24 PM   #10 
  - I like them both. Is there something wrong with me?  checks-n-balances   Jul-18-11 11:43 PM   #15 
     - Nope. A lot of people do. n/t  vaberella   Jul-18-11 11:49 PM   #18 
  - I'm glad that we're seeing more of Al Sharpton. Not that I don't like Cenk,  liberalla   Jul-18-11 11:57 PM   #20 
  - Why do we have so many repeats of Tweety?  juajen   Jul-19-11 12:14 AM   #23 
  - I like Sharpton.  Scottybeamer70   Jul-19-11 02:11 AM   #24 
  - I simply object to the idea of any guest host replacing Cenk permanently.  AtomicKitten   Jul-19-11 04:21 AM   #25 
  - He's the first one on MSNBC to shut up and fluster that loud mouth  Kahuna   Jul-19-11 05:10 AM   #26 
  - I'd love to see Sharpton replace the Ed show. n/t  Lil Missy   Jul-19-11 06:24 AM   #28 
  - I like his stands but is annoying as hell! n-t  Logical   Jul-19-11 07:13 AM   #29 
  - And I find Cenk, Ed, Dylan and Joe S. annoying as hell  EffieBlack   Jul-19-11 07:59 AM   #34 
  - Finally an OP about a real Democrat  mdmc   Jul-19-11 07:16 AM   #30 
  - Rev Al has been putting his bacon on the line for 30 years and people  Kahuna   Jul-19-11 08:33 AM   #35 
  - Thanks! :-)  Empowerer   Jul-19-11 09:26 PM   #54 
  - I adore Rev Sharpton, but it is bad form in any and all cases  Bluenorthwest   Jul-19-11 08:59 AM   #36 
  - Oh please. The majority of the nasty remarks are at Sharpton,  Kahuna   Jul-19-11 10:58 AM   #38 
  - I like Al!  Bake   Jul-19-11 11:00 AM   #39 
  - Ditto! There's no comparison. One talks about politics on the teevee,  Tarheel_Dem   Jul-19-11 12:31 PM   #43 
  - Sharpton is a hustler and self-promoter.  immoderate   Jul-19-11 01:31 PM   #44 
  - Ah yes - the "hustler" perjorative -  EffieBlack   Jul-19-11 03:27 PM   #45 
     - Hear, hear, my sister! n/t  Empowerer   Jul-19-11 04:21 PM   #46 
     - Deleted  Empowerer   Jul-19-11 09:25 PM   #53 
     - I guess you assume that all hustlers are black, or Paul Newman.  immoderate   Jul-19-11 04:36 PM   #47 
     - |No, I don't - i said that only black activists are called "hustlers"  EffieBlack   Jul-19-11 07:17 PM   #51 
        - I don't doubt that Al can hold sway over a...  immoderate   Jul-20-11 12:43 AM   #55 
           - Rev. Sharpton may not get YOUR attention, and you may not like his manner of speaking  EffieBlack   Jul-20-11 06:27 AM   #58 
              - It's about Al not melanocytes. I have little interest in Schultz for the same reasons.  immoderate   Jul-20-11 10:12 PM   #75 
     - OK, let's make it "grifter" so we can be PC. Self-promoter stands, right?  immoderate   Jul-19-11 04:47 PM   #48 
     - excellent response  noiretextatique   Jul-20-11 12:52 AM   #56 
     - cosign  my2sense   Jul-20-11 09:16 AM   #59 
     - Co-sign n/t  my2sense   Jul-20-11 05:31 PM   #68 
     - All he had to do  leftynyc   Jul-21-11 08:24 AM   #78 
  - Sharpton is going at it with some congressman right now. Love it!  PragmaticLiberal   Jul-19-11 05:06 PM   #49 
  - Well...  July16th-20th   Jul-19-11 05:08 PM   #50 
  - I hope he gets his own show  OhioBlue   Jul-19-11 09:19 PM   #52 
  - I love Cenk  dreamnightwind   Jul-20-11 02:38 AM   #57 
  - I LOVE Al...  tallahasseedem   Jul-20-11 10:25 AM   #60 
  - A GD thread comment states that AL was asked to stay on for two more weeks nt  flamingdem   Jul-20-11 10:25 AM   #61 
  - Since you pretty much accused me of being a racist and having different standards for  jenmito   Jul-20-11 10:57 AM   #62 
  - Your point: "Sharpton would be a good replacement once he learns how to pronounce the names  EffieBlack   Jul-20-11 01:56 PM   #63 
     - Just to be clear...  jenmito   Jul-20-11 02:27 PM   #65 
     - Reminds me of a friend who once asked why his company never hired blacks to be department heads  Empowerer   Jul-20-11 02:49 PM   #66 
        - My post reminds you of that? Funny you didn't comment on my post. n/t  jenmito   Jul-20-11 02:51 PM   #67 
           - I wasn't responding to you because I wasn't talking about your post  Empowerer   Jul-20-11 05:40 PM   #69 
              - Funny how you keep posting to other people who are posting to me, but you never  jenmito   Jul-20-11 06:02 PM   #70 
                 - When you say something I think merits a response, I will certainly respond to it . . .n/t  Empowerer   Jul-20-11 06:05 PM   #71 
                    - You DO respond to my posts by posting to the person who's posting to me,  jenmito   Jul-20-11 06:10 PM   #72 
                       - Whatever  Empowerer   Jul-20-11 06:12 PM   #73 
                          - Yup-whatever. I must've made my case.  jenmito   Jul-20-11 06:13 PM   #74 
  - Most of the talk show hosts have guest hosted before. That's how they're tested.  Honeycombe8   Jul-20-11 11:13 PM   #76 
  - He's been guest hosting for the last two weeks  Empowerer   Jul-21-11 06:33 AM   #77 
  - If I had a choice between Rev. Al on MSNBC at 6 and  Vinca   Jul-21-11 08:34 AM   #79 

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