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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-11 05:02 PM
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109. First, they came for The Goodnight Show lady, and I didn't speak-up...
Edited on Thu Oct-20-11 05:17 PM by Ian David
First, they came for The Goodnight Show lady, and I didn't speak-up...
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Then they came for Postcards from Buster...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postcards_from_Buster#Cont...

Then they came for Ron Schiller...
http://www.salon.com/2011/03/09/npr_schiller_williams /
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Then they came for The World of Opera Lady
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NPR and PBS lost their balls (AND their credibility) YEARS ago...
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  -NPR Gets Producer Fired for Occupying davidswanson  Oct-19-11 10:59 PM   #0 
  - Then again, NPR is the outfit that fired Amy Goodman, years ago.  Ken Burch   Oct-19-11 11:02 PM   #1 
  - I can't even listen to Car Talk. Something about people who laugh at their own jokes.  Crunchy Frog   Oct-20-11 01:17 AM   #19 
  - Gawd, I feel sorry for you.  vets74   Oct-20-11 08:18 AM   #32 
  - Amen  yellowwood   Oct-20-11 11:48 AM   #58 
  - It doesn't matter why...  MrMickeysMom   Oct-20-11 08:29 PM   #125 
  - haha , i hafta admit they crack me up  iamthebandfanman   Oct-20-11 01:11 PM   #71 
     - I keep it on all the time in my car too.  Crunchy Frog   Oct-20-11 09:13 PM   #129 
  - Amy used to be a regular at NPR?  alp227   Oct-20-11 01:32 AM   #20 
  - What do her vocal problems this morning have to do with anything?  Ken Burch   Oct-20-11 02:01 AM   #22 
  - She worked for them early in her career-I didn't say she was a regular  Ken Burch   Oct-20-11 03:18 AM   #25 
  - seems to be so in the 1980s, an era ommitted in the wiki entry on Amy  alp227   Oct-20-11 08:00 PM   #120 
  - How could you not the answer the that question?  sabrina 1   Oct-20-11 08:32 PM   #126 
  - Probably more like decades ago. She's been on Pacifica for as long as I can remember.  cui bono   Oct-20-11 10:33 AM   #44 
  - And now every show you see on PBS makes sure to mention that it's funded  UnrepentantLiberal   Oct-20-11 01:34 PM   #79 
  - Should be a RED FLAG attached to the name -- !!!  defendandprotect   Oct-20-11 05:17 PM   #113 
  - Call your local station and tell them to buy stuff from PRI and APR.  jerseyjack   Oct-20-11 04:24 PM   #104 
  - I don't listen much to NPR, but when switching stations the other day I listened to them for a min &  Divine Discontent   Oct-19-11 11:06 PM   #2 
  - Exactly -- and this RW deterioration of NPR has been going on for more than 20 years....  defendandprotect   Oct-19-11 11:32 PM   #6 
     - I gave up on NPR way back during the Kerry/Bush election cycle.  truedelphi   Oct-20-11 02:57 AM   #24 
     - I just sent them this email.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-20-11 10:24 AM   #39 
     - +1 Hope more take this action...it is the only thing that works.  ooglymoogly   Oct-20-11 12:54 PM   # 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-20-11 05:21 PM   #115 
     - Same. /nt  October   Oct-20-11 10:43 PM   #134 
     - you're right. strong liberal leadership is often assasinated in the world... it is a travesty and  Divine Discontent   Oct-20-11 08:48 AM   #36 
     - As long as Democratic voters continue to support the "lesser evil" it will continue  defendandprotect   Oct-20-11 04:02 PM   #101 
     - NPR went over to the Dark Side....  bvar22   Oct-20-11 06:38 PM   #117 
  - National Petroleum Radio  OffWithTheirHeads   Oct-19-11 11:07 PM   #3 
  - National Pentagon Radio - they are almost as responsible  coalition_unwilling   Oct-19-11 11:37 PM   #8 
     - National Propaganda Radio. nt  Javaman   Oct-20-11 11:14 AM   #53 
  - Maybe we need to Occupy NPR.....  Old and In the Way   Oct-19-11 11:13 PM   #4 
  - good idea  davidswanson   Oct-19-11 11:36 PM   #7 
  - +1000% -- great idea -- and at least a strong protest about this firing to begin with -- !!!???  defendandprotect   Oct-19-11 11:41 PM   #11 
  - HQ isn't that far from Freedom Plaza  occupyeverywhere   Oct-20-11 06:06 AM   #27 
  - I would support this.  tcaudilllg   Oct-21-11 05:42 PM   #144 
  - The only time I listen to NPR is when I wake up in the middle of the night  lutherj   Oct-19-11 11:32 PM   #5 
  - @ssholes. I still remember what they did to Howard Zinn's obit.  EFerrari   Oct-19-11 11:40 PM   #9 
  - What was that? I stopped listening to them ages ago. n/t  cui bono   Oct-20-11 10:45 AM   #47 
     - here's an NPR ombudsman article describing the Zinn controversy  TheeHazelnut   Oct-20-11 12:34 PM   #65 
     - Ugh. Thank you. n/t  cui bono   Oct-20-11 04:40 PM   #106 
     - Adored Howard Zinn and every word he wrote -- !! Who could possibly be listening to NPR...???  defendandprotect   Oct-20-11 05:13 PM   #112 
     - They had David Horowitz do it.  EFerrari   Oct-20-11 12:36 PM   #67 
        - Saw a link. Ugh. n/t  cui bono   Oct-20-11 04:40 PM   #107 
  - Good ol' NPR. The culture of choice for today's worldly NIMB-eral. n/t  dogknob   Oct-19-11 11:41 PM   #10 
  - She should apply to Current. n t  Amonester   Oct-19-11 11:41 PM   #12 
  - If Current keeps hiring all the people who got fired from other media for their politics  Capitalocracy   Oct-20-11 06:17 AM   #29 
     - Yeah really... but I would prefer NPR stayed on as well.  tcaudilllg   Oct-21-11 05:43 PM   #145 
  - NPR is a sad shell of what it used to be  Botany   Oct-20-11 12:23 AM   #13 
  - Yet another reason that I quit listening to NPR long ago.  blackspade   Oct-20-11 12:26 AM   #14 
  - Minnesota Public Radio is split into three broadcast services:  Lydia Leftcoast   Oct-20-11 12:35 AM   #15 
  - my local station has two and they split at night.  madrchsod   Oct-20-11 12:36 AM   #17 
  - i listen to bbc overnight on my local station.  madrchsod   Oct-20-11 12:35 AM   #16 
  - They're having a fundraising drive right now.  Crunchy Frog   Oct-20-11 01:15 AM   #18 
  - the article mentions Dana Rehm  DisgustipatedinCA   Oct-20-11 11:29 AM   #56 
  - GREAT idea! I wonder  99th_Monkey   Oct-20-11 03:40 PM   #95 
  - As much as I like NPR programming their management is so thin skinned  alp227   Oct-20-11 01:33 AM   #21 
  - That is a good point.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-20-11 10:28 AM   #41 
  - Thank you, David.  BlueMTexpat   Oct-20-11 02:07 AM   #23 
  - This is unbelievable.  Enthusiast   Oct-20-11 03:49 AM   #26 
  - Who was there to defend you when the GOP went after your funding, NPR?  Capitalocracy   Oct-20-11 06:08 AM   #28 
  - OCCUPY PUBLIC RADIO!!!  Odin2005   Oct-20-11 06:52 AM   #30 
  - OCTOBER 2011 is pacifist. It is not going to OCCUPY anything.  vets74   Oct-20-11 01:48 PM   #82 
  - I quit NPR back when it got infested in the Bush days. nt  Snotcicles   Oct-20-11 07:19 AM   #31 
  - NPR = Nice Polite Republicans  QC   Oct-20-11 08:21 AM   #33 
  - Stopped listening to NPR around the 2000 election n/t  deutsey   Oct-20-11 08:28 AM   #34 
  - Fuck NPR  JVS   Oct-20-11 08:40 AM   #35 
  - Ditto. They and C-Span went right downhill under Bush.  go west young man   Oct-20-11 10:27 AM   #40 
  - "w" completely turned NPR into a government tool.  dotymed   Oct-20-11 08:56 AM   #37 
  - They have been omitting the counter arguments of the "left" in a lot of their segments.  glinda   Oct-20-11 09:12 AM   #38 
  - I think this is what is most disappointing, they also have been raising stupid winger positions to..  uponit7771   Oct-20-11 10:32 AM   #43 
  - I've noticed that and it pisses me off.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-20-11 10:45 AM   #48 
     - The donations from the Corporations have tilted the "balance" .  glinda   Oct-20-11 11:08 AM   #51 
        - I think that Minnesota public radio will listen.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-20-11 12:44 PM   #68 
  - NPR is in the middle of their fall fundraising  Donnachaidh   Oct-20-11 10:32 AM   #42 
  - Good point!  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-20-11 11:17 AM   #54 
  - Member stations raise money, not NPR  1gobluedem   Oct-20-11 03:48 PM   #98 
     - Ah, that's no good then.  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-20-11 04:34 PM   #105 
     - That's not the case with my local station.  Crunchy Frog   Oct-20-11 09:40 PM   #131 
        - Local stations pay fees to the national network for programs. (n/t)  klook   Oct-20-11 10:52 PM   #135 
  - asking an NPR affiliate to drop ME and ATC is like asking it to commit suicide.  mwooldri   Oct-20-11 08:25 PM   #123 
  - asking an NPR affiliate to drop ME and ATC is like asking it to commit suicide.  mwooldri   Oct-20-11 08:26 PM   #124 
  - We should also contact WDAV, contact info here:  cui bono   Oct-20-11 10:43 AM   #45 
  - WDAV showing spine, keeping her as host of "World of Opera"  unc70   Oct-20-11 03:25 PM   #91 
     - God for them. Thanks for the update. n/t  cui bono   Oct-20-11 04:41 PM   #108 
  - More here...AND, Contact NPR HERE...  SoapBox   Oct-20-11 10:44 AM   #46 
  - Make sure that the locals know that.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-20-11 10:48 AM   #49 
     - Some NPR stations do carry Democracy Now  alp227   Oct-21-11 07:51 PM   #148 
  - This purging of NPR has been going on since Newt Gingrich held them hostage during the Clinton years  leveymg   Oct-20-11 10:57 AM   #50 
  - This? From the station that brought us Cokie Roberts' "Bush Charm Offensive" stories in 2000?  KansDem   Oct-20-11 11:12 AM   #52 
  - NPR message boards have a serious troll problem  stubtoe   Oct-20-11 11:23 AM   #55 
  - Damn 'librul' NPR at it again. If anyone doubted NPR's rightwing bias before,  valerief   Oct-20-11 11:43 AM   #57 
  - K&R - n/t  DeSwiss   Oct-20-11 12:00 PM   #59 
  - NPR  libinnyandia   Oct-20-11 12:00 PM   #60 
  - NPR = parlor liberals  Wilmer   Oct-20-11 12:01 PM   #61 
  - This morning I listened to a NPR reporter walking around OWT  hulka38   Oct-20-11 12:03 PM   #62 
  - I got this response from NPR  pauldp   Oct-20-11 12:20 PM   #63 
  - Lisa's Ad on October 2011  swilton   Oct-20-11 02:15 PM   #84 
  - I was just about to post the same thing, since of course I got the same  crim son   Oct-20-11 05:12 PM   #111 
  - email them and let them know  humanityisfree   Oct-20-11 12:20 PM   #64 
  - NPR no longer deserves any federal funding or donations from people who respect public ownership  qb   Oct-20-11 12:34 PM   #66 
  - Soundprint has removed her bio from their website  DTinAZ   Oct-20-11 12:50 PM   #69 
  - NPR, leading the way in propaganda for the Iraq War runup. Screw them.  bertman   Oct-20-11 12:54 PM   #70 
  - NPR is blaming Soundprint n/t  iamthebandfanman   Oct-20-11 01:12 PM   #72 
  - Does anyone believe that?  crazylikafox   Oct-20-11 01:29 PM   #78 
  - Maybe. WDAV is keeping her as host of "World of Opera"  unc70   Oct-20-11 03:57 PM   #100 
  - NPR's attempt at spin is pathetic!  Divernan   Oct-20-11 01:54 PM   #83 
  - K&R (n/t)  a2liberal   Oct-20-11 01:16 PM   #73 
  - K & R.  chill_wind   Oct-20-11 01:19 PM   #74 
  - K&R n/t  myrna minx   Oct-20-11 01:21 PM   #75 
  - Gutless swine.  KamaAina   Oct-20-11 01:23 PM   #76 
  - does anyone know if her participation was mentioned on the talk radio? that's all it would take to  certainot   Oct-20-11 01:26 PM   #77 
  - This OCTOBER 2011 STOP THE MACHINE is pacifist. Not OccupyDC or Occupy Wall Street.  vets74   Oct-20-11 01:44 PM   #80 
  - I beg to disagree, vets74. Stop The Machine is NOT pacifist but does require  bertman   Oct-21-11 10:24 AM   #140 
     - The specific aim of that protest was pacifist.  vets74   Oct-21-11 02:29 PM   #142 
        - The crowd also included hundreds of people who believe in non-violent resistance  bertman   Oct-21-11 10:07 PM   #149 
  - Cokie Roberts has flooded NPR with her snide & sarcastic political diatribes for DECADES  Divernan   Oct-20-11 01:47 PM   #81 
  - I used to respect NPR, but their right wing slant has just become too obvious.  totodeinhere   Oct-20-11 02:18 PM   #85 
  - David Koch's name was enough to make me stop listening  Goldstein1984   Oct-20-11 02:41 PM   #86 
  - Occupy NPR  TomClash   Oct-20-11 02:49 PM   #87 
  - "unethical"?  tawadi   Oct-20-11 02:56 PM   #88 
  - I'm missing something...  Blue_Tires   Oct-20-11 02:58 PM   #89 
  - In fairness, I discovered she was going to be there quite easily  RufusTFirefly   Oct-20-11 03:28 PM   #92 
  - NPR = Nothing but Propaganda for Republicans.  Joe Bacon   Oct-20-11 03:21 PM   #90 
  - I'll wait to hear more information before lighting my torch and grabbing my pitchfork.  aikoaiko   Oct-20-11 03:37 PM   #93 
  - Do not donate, & tell NPR why.  Daemonaquila   Oct-20-11 03:39 PM   #94 
  - Done. They wrote me back  crim son   Oct-20-11 05:17 PM   #114 
  - K & R  canuckledragger   Oct-20-11 03:42 PM   #96 
  - She should go to Current.  Major Hogwash   Oct-20-11 03:46 PM   #97 
  - ridiculous  prince34   Oct-20-11 03:52 PM   #99 
  - Lisa is within her legal rights..  AnneD   Oct-20-11 04:05 PM   #102 
  - NPR sucks and has for a while. They were cheering for the war in iraq back on '03.  krabigirl   Oct-20-11 04:13 PM   #103 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-20-11 05:21 PM   #116 
  - First, they came for The Goodnight Show lady, and I didn't speak-up...  Ian David   Oct-20-11 05:02 PM   #109 
  - Idiots... K & R !!!  WillyT   Oct-20-11 05:06 PM   #110 
  - Fuck NPR...bought and sold years ago...!  RagAss   Oct-20-11 06:40 PM   #118 
  - And yet Mara Lyinsombitch and Cokie The Clown keep their jobs...  stlsaxman   Oct-20-11 07:30 PM   #119 
  - they'll just point to Jaun Williams  PatrynXX   Oct-20-11 08:16 PM   #121 
  - NPR is just another corporate media outlet..  sendero   Oct-20-11 08:25 PM   #122 
  - This is why  Mendocino   Oct-20-11 08:48 PM   #127 
  - "This Popular Wartime President"  BiggJawn   Oct-20-11 09:05 PM   #128 
  - I work for an NPR affiliate  1gobluedem   Oct-20-11 09:21 PM   #130 
  - Um, they could actually stand up for her rights as a citizen.  Hissyspit   Oct-20-11 10:26 PM   #132 
  - National Petroleum Radio  donheld   Oct-20-11 10:41 PM   #133 
  - "Protest Role Does Not Cost Public Radio Host Her Job On Opera Program"  klook   Oct-20-11 10:58 PM   #136 
  - UPDATES  davidswanson   Oct-21-11 06:56 AM   #137 
  - kick  tawadi   Oct-21-11 08:27 AM   #139 
  - Does it occur to anyone that NPR is thinking of its member stations when these incidents occur?  1gobluedem   Oct-21-11 07:38 AM   #138 
  - Your reality-based post will be lost in the froth,  klook   Oct-21-11 02:53 PM   #143 
  - NPR's OMBUDSMAN just sent me a dishonest email.  vets74   Oct-21-11 02:25 PM   #141 
  - Pacifica Radio, Free Speech TV, Link TV, UCTV  aint_no_life_nowhere   Oct-21-11 05:53 PM   #146 
  - K&R...we NPR/Public Television have watched the downward slide in news for couple of decades  KoKo   Oct-21-11 06:18 PM   #147 
 

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