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Response to Reply #133
186. funny thing is that DU frequently links to HP especially in the breaking news section
and HP publishes DU faves like Cenk Uygur
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  -A CALL For Liberals To ABANDON Huffington Segami  Feb-09-11 10:06 AM   #0 
  - K & R  Guy Whitey Corngood   Feb-09-11 10:10 AM   #1 
  - Considering  Roci   Feb-09-11 04:10 PM   #81 
  - Great comment!  Mosaic   Feb-10-11 11:05 AM   #174 
  - After reading the articel  border_town   Feb-10-11 07:09 AM   #157 
     - I don't get it either. I don't begrudge anyone making a shit ton of money especially  Guy Whitey Corngood   Feb-11-11 07:55 AM   #187 
  - Late to the party, but good to see this in writting...  JuniperLea   Feb-09-11 10:10 AM   #2 
  - I understand Arianna still has editorial control  liberalmike27   Feb-09-11 04:01 PM   #78 
  - Yeah, except for links from here, I stopped going there some time ago  tavalon   Feb-09-11 08:00 PM   #115 
  - It'll be another My Space.  Octafish   Feb-09-11 10:11 AM   #3 
  - I am old enough to remember what AOL did to CNN  rurallib   Feb-09-11 11:34 AM   #44 
     - Precisely.  Octafish   Feb-09-11 11:45 AM   #46 
     - I'm old enough to remember what it did to CompuServe  Alameda   Feb-09-11 03:05 PM   #66 
     - I've got one worse. I had to help tech CompuServe into the ground, lost  axollot   Feb-09-11 04:32 PM   #88 
     - True -- and was surprised to hear Thom Hartmann yesterday saying ...  defendandprotect   Feb-09-11 07:09 PM   #107 
        - I can see his point  LTR   Feb-09-11 07:36 PM   #112 
           - We'll see .... but not much to recommend AOL -- on the right --  defendandprotect   Feb-09-11 07:46 PM   #113 
           - I have a big piece of the company that ended up....  BobTheSubgenius   Feb-10-11 12:59 AM   #144 
  - What? And miss finding out which airlines have the hottest flight attendants?  frazzled   Feb-09-11 10:12 AM   #4 
  - Rarely read it anyway  WilliamPitt   Feb-09-11 10:12 AM   #5 
  - Yup, me too...it was very laggy...  truebrit71   Feb-09-11 12:05 PM   #55 
  - It was a dark and stormy night . . .  Major Hogwash   Feb-09-11 04:00 PM   #76 
     - If ever I've been tempted to plagiarize -- what you just posted has me SORELY tempted!!!  MiddleFingerMom   Feb-09-11 06:58 PM   #106 
  - Me too! Always too slow and the formatting looks like a flea market. imho nt  snappyturtle   Feb-09-11 03:55 PM   #74 
  - I always create an excuse not to read it  TomClash   Feb-09-11 08:34 PM   #119 
  - Already did. Once I saw they inked that deal with AOL, I was done. nt  Javaman   Feb-09-11 10:14 AM   #6 
  - Huffington Post  PBS Poll-435   Feb-09-11 10:14 AM   #7 
  - I just paid $1.50 for a box of Garden Herb Triscuits...and I got a wedge of brie  TK421   Feb-09-11 08:06 PM   #118 
     - Do you have a cheap red? I'm in, but I prefer reg Triscuits and Mahon cheese, which I will gladly  rhett o rick   Feb-10-11 05:11 PM   #179 
        - Blackstone Merlot...$13 a bottle and quite good!  TK421   Feb-10-11 05:44 PM   #181 
           - Yes I like Blackstone Merlot. Do I get my own bottle? nm  rhett o rick   Feb-10-11 07:15 PM   #183 
              - We can get you one...no problem! more the merrier  TK421   Feb-10-11 08:36 PM   #184 
  - Has anyone presented the opinion that just maybe  EC   Feb-09-11 10:15 AM   #8 
  - Do they have access to sources other that the AOL news page?  PBS Poll-435   Feb-09-11 10:16 AM   #9 
  - Well now they do.  EC   Feb-09-11 10:25 AM   #16 
     - I just went there  Alcibiades   Feb-09-11 11:25 AM   #43 
        - It looks like a parked domain  nxylas   Feb-09-11 11:40 AM   #45 
        - 1997? LOL here's what it really looked like in '97  alp227   Feb-11-11 12:15 AM   #185 
  - I think you miss the point that it will be controlled by a major corporation.  rhett o rick   Feb-09-11 05:06 PM   #90 
  - Olberman on Fox? Might be a good match  clayton72   Feb-09-11 05:13 PM   #93 
  - He isnt on there because they would control what he says. Kinda like MSNBC. The reason  rhett o rick   Feb-10-11 12:21 PM   #176 
  - isn't MSNBC a major corporation? and/or controlled by?  ReggieVeggie   Feb-09-11 05:16 PM   #94 
     - In a word, yes. They are there at the pleasure of NBC/Comcast. Except Keith, if you hadnt heard,  rhett o rick   Feb-09-11 10:08 PM   #130 
  - Don't even bother  HEyHEY   Feb-10-11 04:47 AM   #149 
     - What`s a fuckwit?  fatbuckel   Feb-10-11 10:25 AM   #173 
  - I think liberals and progressives should still visit HuffPo....  friendly_iconoclast   Feb-09-11 10:17 AM   #10 
  - ...  PBS Poll-435   Feb-09-11 10:17 AM   #11 
  - It seems like a way for Progressives to get their message into the mainstream - maybe I'm missing  patricia92243   Feb-09-11 10:21 AM   #12 
  - The Huffington Posts War on Medical Science: A Brief History  HuckleB   Feb-09-11 11:05 AM   #31 
  - That is the problem with promoting "bloggers" to the level  sufrommich   Feb-09-11 11:10 AM   #35 
  - Well, the main problem with that is that there is no one minding the store.  HuckleB   Feb-09-11 11:16 AM   #39 
     - Minding the store is impossible on the internet. The people  sufrommich   Feb-09-11 11:24 AM   #42 
  - David Gorski & Science Based Medicine/Huffington Post  Danchi   Feb-09-11 11:15 PM   #139 
  - Nope, you're just not part of an immature teenaged anxt type mob mentality  HEyHEY   Feb-10-11 04:48 AM   #150 
  - I have removed all my links to the site. Why should I put money into the pocket of a right winger?  still_one   Feb-09-11 10:22 AM   #13 
  - I don't understand the issue here...  brooklynite   Feb-09-11 10:24 AM   #14 
  - It's not a problem to work for free....  DRex   Feb-09-11 03:56 PM   #75 
  - As far as I can see...  brooklynite   Feb-09-11 09:36 PM   #125 
     - Well, that remains to be seen...  DRex   Feb-10-11 11:11 AM   #175 
  - I don't know much about blogging, but ...  Kweli4Real   Feb-09-11 05:38 PM   #98 
  - But that's the issue...  brooklynite   Feb-09-11 09:42 PM   #126 
  - On that same line, soldiers get paid so they don't mind if we kill them.  peace13   Feb-10-11 08:58 AM   #166 
  - Yes...  tyne   Feb-09-11 10:25 AM   #15 
  - What's with the rightwingers buying leftie media like HuffPo or MSNBC?  Ricepaper   Feb-09-11 10:25 AM   #17 
  - it is.  MinneapolisMatt   Feb-09-11 10:26 AM   #18 
  - "All your media are belong to us. Sneer." - RepubliCorp, Inc.  SpiralHawk   Feb-09-11 11:18 AM   #40 
  - AOL paid  femrap   Feb-09-11 02:13 PM   #59 
  - Any liberal commentary is a threat to the rw myths and lies ....  defendandprotect   Feb-09-11 06:54 PM   #105 
  - Ex-actly  Taverner   Feb-09-11 11:53 AM   #50 
     - Pacifica has always been a home for woo.  immoderate   Feb-09-11 12:42 PM   #56 
     - True  Taverner   Feb-09-11 12:49 PM   #58 
     - Big problems there too....or didn't you notice?  Alameda   Feb-09-11 03:08 PM   #67 
  - I saw her for what she is long ago.  JNelson6563   Feb-09-11 10:30 AM   #19 
  - Zee Prada Don't Buy Itself.  PBS Poll-435   Feb-09-11 10:31 AM   #20 
  - Joe Bageant  femrap   Feb-09-11 02:15 PM   #61 
  - +1000  DeSwiss   Feb-09-11 04:00 PM   #77 
  - Yep  relayerbob   Feb-09-11 07:24 PM   #110 
  - HuffPo is taken far too seriously...  Dappleganger   Feb-09-11 10:31 AM   #21 
  - STRONGLY AGREE!  cleanhippie   Feb-09-11 10:36 AM   #22 
  - good  ensho   Feb-09-11 10:36 AM   #23 
  - Does DU have a hash tag?  grahamhgreen   Feb-09-11 10:40 AM   #24 
  - No, but many here smoke it  PBS Poll-435   Feb-09-11 10:46 AM   #25 
  - Yea, bay-bee  xxqqqzme   Feb-09-11 04:07 PM   #80 
  - #huffpuff  Chimichurri   Feb-09-11 11:06 AM   #32 
  - I had this feeling from way back then  Hutzpa   Feb-09-11 10:47 AM   #26 
  - K & R  CrossChris   Feb-09-11 10:51 AM   #27 
  - welcome to DU  niyad   Feb-09-11 11:12 AM   #37 
     - Thanks!  CrossChris   Feb-09-11 11:15 AM   #38 
  - Paradigm Shift  Spyderama   Feb-09-11 10:57 AM   #28 
  - Once I found DU, my Huff visits declined.....  disillusioned73   Feb-09-11 10:57 AM   #29 
  - Me too  TuxedoKat   Feb-09-11 10:16 PM   #133 
     - funny thing is that DU frequently links to HP especially in the breaking news section  alp227   Feb-11-11 12:27 AM   #186 
  - Huffington Post had already abandoned true liberalism when it abandoned science.  HuckleB   Feb-09-11 11:01 AM   #30 
  - science is not independent of the ruling powers...  tomp   Feb-10-11 09:08 AM   #168 
  - Done long ago...  SidDithers   Feb-09-11 11:09 AM   #33 
  - Pseudoscience In Medical News at the Huffington Post  HuckleB   Feb-09-11 11:09 AM   #34 
  - Hive mind, down to the minute...  SidDithers   Feb-09-11 11:11 AM   #36 
  - Since I try and avoid anything AOL like the plague  underseasurveyor   Feb-09-11 11:19 AM   #41 
  - SUBSTITUTE IDEA: A CALL For Liberals To Take Over the M$M  L. Coyote   Feb-09-11 11:49 AM   #47 
  - +1  leftstreet   Feb-09-11 11:54 AM   #52 
  - I see your UNREC and add my -1  L. Coyote   Feb-09-11 12:43 PM   #57 
  - Fock the MSM. Why let them profit? nm  rhett o rick   Feb-09-11 05:09 PM   #92 
  - We'll always be out of the mainstream with this attitude.  rucky   Feb-09-11 11:51 AM   #48 
  - Giving voice to David Klinghoffer is something liberals want to be associated with...?  HuckleB   Feb-09-11 11:54 AM   #53 
  - That's what I was thinking. It would be like Maddow bringing  alfredo   Feb-09-11 11:57 AM   #54 
  - Because to DUers, it's all about being a "cool club" and a fashion statement  HEyHEY   Feb-10-11 04:50 AM   #151 
  - She doesn't really care that much. So her strong left message will be muted by  closeupready   Feb-10-11 10:16 AM   #172 
  - It isnt the attitude that's keeping progressives off MSM. Remember Phil Donahue? nm  rhett o rick   Feb-10-11 12:49 PM   #177 
  - For those that already abandoned HP  du_da   Feb-09-11 11:51 AM   #49 
  - never had that much use for them.  stuntcat   Feb-09-11 11:53 AM   #51 
  - only fools still thought highly of HuffPo in the first place  Uzybone   Feb-09-11 02:14 PM   #60 
  - We've been saying that here for a LONG time  DainBramaged   Feb-09-11 02:16 PM   #62 
  - I'm in.  blondeatlast   Feb-09-11 02:16 PM   #63 
  - What's this "Huffington Post" I'm hearing about?  Common Sense Party   Feb-09-11 02:18 PM   #64 
  - No need to think about it anymore  CLANG   Feb-09-11 02:49 PM   #65 
  - Cato institute? Are they kidding me?  loudsue   Feb-09-11 03:24 PM   #68 
  - same reaction - surprised no one else raised this question  spooky3   Feb-09-11 05:32 PM   #96 
  - Not to mention Koch funded. It's an anti-liberal group posing as  Dark   Feb-10-11 09:59 AM   #170 
  - Hope they come here!!!  Generic Other   Feb-09-11 03:26 PM   #69 
  - I'm in...  ermasdaughter   Feb-09-11 03:31 PM   #70 
  - There's a lot to be tearing down, might as well start with this. nt  TBF   Feb-09-11 03:34 PM   #71 
  - Was never onboard to begin with.  harun   Feb-09-11 03:36 PM   #72 
  - Huff poopy.  Major Hogwash   Feb-09-11 03:52 PM   #73 
  - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   Feb-09-11 04:02 PM   #79 
  - done  d_b   Feb-09-11 04:11 PM   #82 
  - It's positive that many of the Huffington Post voices will be included on AOL  Politicub   Feb-09-11 04:19 PM   #83 
  - True. Would be nice to see liberal views get more exposure...  WhaTHellsgoingonhere   Feb-09-11 04:26 PM   #85 
  - I agree...  AsahinaKimi   Feb-09-11 04:26 PM   #86 
  - Yeah, I wondered about this when I heard  Stuckinthebush   Feb-09-11 04:26 PM   #84 
  - I was already leaving  dadzilla   Feb-09-11 04:28 PM   #87 
  - Already did! Now I flock to Alternet.  Crowman1979   Feb-09-11 04:48 PM   #89 
  - Dang, my pledge is meaningless because I never liked Huffin Puff before. nm  rhett o rick   Feb-09-11 05:07 PM   #91 
  - Check this out, from the LA Times:  Bette Noir   Feb-09-11 05:21 PM   #95 
  - Classic line  relayerbob   Feb-09-11 07:28 PM   #111 
  - thanks, great article.  MissMoxie   Feb-10-11 08:01 AM   #161 
  - I still think Arianna is hawt.  MindPilot   Feb-09-11 05:36 PM   #97 
  - The only time I ever went to Huffington Post  Blue_In_AK   Feb-09-11 05:39 PM   #99 
  - I love it. "socialite" Arianna H  Disintermedia8   Feb-09-11 05:39 PM   #100 
  - AOL wants access to all of that free, user-generated content.  krabigirl   Feb-09-11 05:41 PM   #101 
  - Good for them. They're right, the volunteers were NOT Arianna's to sell in the first place.  Electric Monk   Feb-09-11 05:51 PM   #102 
  - Do they have to call for that? No brainer the minute I got the news  SaveAmerica   Feb-09-11 06:15 PM   #103 
  - I almost never read it anyway.  Blue-Jay   Feb-09-11 06:16 PM   #104 
  - It takes so long to load, it's not worth it.  EFerrari   Feb-09-11 10:29 PM   #137 
  - Abandoned it a long time ago.  Codeine   Feb-09-11 07:11 PM   #108 
  - My only surprise ...  relayerbob   Feb-09-11 07:17 PM   #109 
  - Is Kos pushing pseudo-science BS?  HuckleB   Feb-09-11 07:57 PM   #114 
     - No, but he'll sell it out anyway  relayerbob   Feb-10-11 05:57 PM   #182 
  - "Dahlink, why you are so bitter?"  Ikonoklast   Feb-09-11 08:00 PM   #116 
  - Already DONE! Thank you!  Doremus   Feb-09-11 08:01 PM   #117 
  - Never went there anyway.  lonestarnot   Feb-09-11 08:35 PM   #120 
  - Don't think so. Thanks for asking though. eom.  bluerum   Feb-09-11 08:37 PM   #121 
  - She has editorial control and I see the glass as half full.  BrightKnight   Feb-09-11 08:51 PM   #122 
  - I don't read Huffington Post regularly but have read articles linked from elsewhere  alp227   Feb-09-11 08:53 PM   #123 
  - We all watched MSNBC  sellitman   Feb-09-11 09:19 PM   #124 
  - When they change the content?  peace13   Feb-10-11 09:00 AM   #167 
  - Huffington Post gave my computers viruses, anyway!  TheDebbieDee   Feb-09-11 09:45 PM   #127 
  - It's 'Adbusters: The left built Huffington, and we can tear it down too' not 'to'  Taverner   Feb-09-11 09:48 PM   #128 
  - But I like boobs and celebrity trash news.  onehandle   Feb-09-11 10:04 PM   #129 
  - abandoned them a long time ago because I'm liberal and they aren't  JI7   Feb-09-11 10:11 PM   #131 
  - K&R n/t  pengillian101   Feb-09-11 10:15 PM   #132 
  - I rarely went to Huff Post because of lingering resentment of her Republican  peacetalksforall   Feb-09-11 10:23 PM   #134 
  - I've been an HP for a long time  matt819   Feb-09-11 10:24 PM   #135 
  - Owned by the Koch Bros.  peacetalksforall   Feb-09-11 10:27 PM   #136 
  - K and R as much as possible  DonCoquixote   Feb-09-11 10:48 PM   #138 
  - That slave shop adbusters? Worst employer ever. Aside from that.......  HEyHEY   Feb-09-11 11:20 PM   #140 
  - I left long ago when every post started being held back for "approval."  VPStoltz   Feb-09-11 11:47 PM   #141 
  - I wonder if Olbermann/Gore saw this coming  wial   Feb-10-11 12:35 AM   #142 
  - That was done by this liberal a while ago  yankeepants   Feb-10-11 12:49 AM   #143 
  - I left it when they started censoring my posts.  pam4water   Feb-10-11 02:07 AM   #145 
  - Glad to see this! HP was DEAD to me the day I read the rethugs from AOL bought it.  earth mom   Feb-10-11 02:53 AM   #146 
  - I thought it was People magazine anyway  era veteran   Feb-10-11 03:24 AM   #147 
     - I liked HP because they were honest about Obama being a corporatist AND they were honest about  earth mom   Feb-10-11 04:31 AM   #148 
  - Don't think killing the messenger is gonna help  PatrynXX   Feb-10-11 04:50 AM   #152 
  - No, absolutely not, we must all freak out and act like scared lizards  HEyHEY   Feb-10-11 04:52 AM   #154 
  - I'm still going to read it  NuclearDem   Feb-10-11 04:52 AM   #153 
  - Gave up on HufPo a while ago...  Paka   Feb-10-11 05:23 AM   #155 
  - RW trolls  creon   Feb-10-11 07:05 AM   #156 
  - Seem like they manage to take over a lot that is good. How do they do that :(  pam4water   Feb-11-11 06:37 PM   #188 
  - Oh, what to do?  Obamanaut   Feb-10-11 07:19 AM   #158 
  - Crocodile tears.  PavePusher   Feb-10-11 07:21 AM   #159 
  - Corporations are taking over everything...  MissMoxie   Feb-10-11 07:26 AM   #160 
  - Don't read it anymore unless someone links to it...  rosesaylavee   Feb-10-11 08:04 AM   #162 
  - I am waiting to see if her editorial content alters.  MasonJar   Feb-10-11 08:11 AM   #163 
  - sorry but  BigD_95   Feb-10-11 08:18 AM   #164 
  - The Huffington Post has increasingly become the equivalent  Nordmadr   Feb-10-11 08:28 AM   #165 
  - this shows there is a market for liberal sites  samsingh   Feb-10-11 09:56 AM   #169 
  - I see no reason to change my opinion at all at this point  karynnj   Feb-10-11 10:05 AM   #171 
  - I agree  creon   Feb-10-11 01:43 PM   #178 
  - I always preferred BuzzFlash, CommonDreams and TheNation. And DU of course. nm  rhett o rick   Feb-10-11 05:16 PM   #180 
  - hahahaha. man oh man. the teaparty has nothing on the ultra left.  okieinpain   Feb-11-11 06:44 PM   #189 
 

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