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AnIndependentTexan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 03:55 PM
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Keith Olbermann is underattack
http://pittsburghlive.com/x/search/s_271992.html

By Bill Steigerwald
TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Sunday, November 14, 2004

So, America, what's sloppier?
Our shaky elections system or the jayvee journalism practiced on Keith Olbermann's fake MSNBC news show "Countdown With keith Olbermann"?

I cast all of my votes for Olbermann.

The recovering sportscaster is openly liberal and his irreverent, run-and-quip offense is easy to detest. But I kind of like him and his fast-paced infotainment show, which has the fatal misfortune to occupy the 8 p.m. time slot opposite Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor."
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Mojambo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 03:58 PM
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1. He must be doing something right
This is good. Olberman has shown that he doesn't respond lightly to attacks. He'll redouble his efforts in the face of opposition like this.
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loudsue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 03:59 PM
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2. Wait a minute: You mean O'Reilly is supposed to be NEWS???
And Keith Olberman is "infotainment"???? This guy has his programs mixed up.

Sheesh!! What will those pesky nazis think of next????

:kick: :kick:
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Buddyblazon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 03:59 PM
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3. Here was my reply last night to the dingleberry in Pittsburg....
Dear Mr. Steigerwald,

I think the one thing that you failed to cover in your op-ed piecewas the fact that the present electoral system in our country is open ended enough to even allow for the word fraud to be thrown around.

If you REALLY want to make a difference, try asking questions about how we could come to this point. Why would the powers-that-be allow a system that isnt very transparent? The fact that several of the systems we use across our country dont provide a paper trail doesnt bother you at all? If they had, then perhaps these questions couldve been TRULY debunked byahemjournalists like you and the main stream media. No paper trail is the true story here, and you should be screaming.

And as far as:

I called an elections bureau person in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (greater Cleveland), where, as Olbermann pointed out, 93,000 extra votes had been inexplicably cast Nov. 2.

I find it interesting that you call the entity that is on the other end of the accusation, and say, Well thats that.. Come onyoure joking. Arent you?

Heylittle Bobby. Did you take a cookie out of the cookie jar?

Me? NoI didnt. I would NEVER do that.

Try doing some MORE research on that telephoney thingy. And think about talking to AT LEAST 3 or 4 stats people. Have them crunch some numbers for you. Now THAT would be investigation.

I guess we understand now why your only writing op-ed in the mean-streets of Pittsburghopinions are like a-holesyada yada yada.

Respectively,

XXX XXXXXXXX




So whatya think?

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Chiyo-chichi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 04:13 PM
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7. Well said.
At least Steigerwald has his looks going for him. HAHA! What a butt-face.
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Catherine Vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 04:30 PM
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10. Thumbs up for that response. That was awesome.
But you more than likely pissed him off.

:thumbsup:
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demodonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 04:00 PM
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4. Attack? That's just Scaife's RW "Tribune Shove It Review" rag sheet.
People who actually live around here mostly buy it for the obituary page and that's about all that's worth reading in the Tribune-Review.

O and Steigerwald -- he used to be a pretty good reporter -- when he covered High School Football.

Teresa to reporter from "The Trib": "Shove It!"

You go, girl, Well said.
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APizzedOffDem Donating Member (20 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 04:06 PM
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5. Money talks..
bullshit walks.

Consider my subscription to the Tribune Review cancelled.

PPG here I come unless yinz wanna pizz me off too. ;)
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restorefreedom Donating Member (424 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 04:12 PM
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6. there's a healthy thread going on this...
here:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

Apparently, this jackass is going to have a full inbox by tomorrow.



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AnIndependentTexan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 04:23 PM
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9. sorry for the dupe threads
I just got back from my grandparents and didn't know that someone had posted about it already. I'm still trying to catch up on what I missed since friday so please forgive me if I do accidently dupe anything.
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high density Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 04:21 PM
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8. Keith Olbermann already slammed this guy in his blog
"We do learn from this correspondence that not a lot of people like Ann Coulter, and that the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is so infrequently read that the oxygen over there is being utterly wasted."

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6368819/#041114a
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GettysbergII Donating Member (664 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 04:32 PM
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11. This is going to be my standard response by email....
.....to media people that aren't doing their job. For the most part they haven't earned the right to be taken seriously.

Dear Bill,

Get a spine, you gutless buttkisser. And if you must slither around, at least have the decency not to disrespect your betters like Keith Olbermann who do have spines.
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