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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:17 AM
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When will Fox News (cough, cough) and idiots like limbaugh cross a line
that will force Congress to do something about their lies, distortions, and contributions to growing hatred and violence?

when?
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:19 AM
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1. They have crossed the line many times.
They just keep moving further and further from the truth.

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Rosa Luxemburg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:12 PM
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12. nothing is being done about them
I think they are hoping that they may fizzle out?
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Skidmore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:20 AM
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2. Congress will never put itself in the position of being seen as stepping on
free speech. We are the only ones that can put a stop to this by repeatedly calling these people out and shaming them and prosecuting them when they commit crimes.
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el_bryanto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:23 AM
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3. Yeah that's pretty much it.
The only line to cross is a direct incitement to violence - and that's not "I'm worried there will be violence if Obama doesn't listen to the American people." It's "Get your rifles and take to the streets."

We can't wait for congress.

Bryant
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cliffordu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:45 AM
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9. Or, conversely, tearing Oxyrush limb from limb.
Out in front of some trendy Manhattan eatery.
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guitar man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:25 AM
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4. I hope congress doesn't do that
I'd rather see someone go after them for slander or libel and win. Hard to do because a lot of it is billed as "satire".
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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:28 AM
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5. that would be good too
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guitar man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:35 AM
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7. I think that way
It could be pointed out that they were sued not for their political views but for lying and were proven liars in a court of law. If congress goes after them the shrieks of "partisan witch hunt" would be all you'd ever hear.
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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:28 AM
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20. that could work
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321Morrow Donating Member (3 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:29 AM
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6. Limbaugh or OReilly?
Who do you think has the most out of control ego? How about when they are not on oxycontin, then who is it?
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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:09 PM
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19. they're both so bad and evil
limbaugh is the more evil one

oreilly has an out of control ego and sense of self importance
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Winterblues Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:45 AM
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8. LINE.......They don't need no stinkin' LINE
They do not even acknowledge a line exists..That is of course unless a Democrats says something they don't agree with. Then Holy Hell will happen because of what the Democrat said. Just like they are doing to Carter right now. Limbaugh calling an ex President the hemeroid of America..Who the fuck is Limbaugh to call anyone anything?
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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:47 AM
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10. accept when we talk in which case there are lines everywhere!
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OHdem10 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:06 PM
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11. The Media appears to accept them and Teabaggers as the ideal
of our society. They set the rules and standards for the
rest of us.
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:21 PM
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14. Sad but true. The media appears to laud them as the super patriots.
We have hit a new low, unfortunately - and it's disturbing that the media gives these proto Timothy McVeighs legitimacy.
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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:08 PM
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18. they're actually traitors
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:18 PM
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13. Well they've already crossed the line of decency many, many times,
but congress and the MSM cater to the extreme 10% of the right wing every time. Read the TIME article on Glenn Beck. It's disgusting how TIME is indulging these folks too.
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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:42 PM
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15. and yet the left has not taken any action
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dennis4868 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:45 PM
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16. when?
when hell freezes over :-(
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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:49 PM
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17. depressing
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