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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:11 PM
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Shh over here, while we pay attention to circus...
what else is not being covered? Yes, it matters, but like the other myriad of distractions, they are part of the bread and circus as the empire collapses around us...

Alas lovely circus...there is no bread, and the distractions shall continue.
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  - Du burp  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:12 PM   #1 
  - I think most DU'ers can multi-task and follow numerous stories at once  maddezmom   Nov-08-11 05:14 PM   #2 
  - It's not the multi tasking  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:16 PM   #4 
  - You are forgetting the Duggars...  SomethingFishy   Nov-08-11 05:18 PM   #8 
     - Oh yeah I forgot about that one  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:20 PM   #12 
     - I hear Cain has a reality show in development  beac   Nov-08-11 05:37 PM   #25 
  - 80 slots on the front page. 40 of them Cain stories.  SomethingFishy   Nov-08-11 05:17 PM   #7 
     - I find hiding threads about topic I'm not interested keeps the GD forum cleaner  maddezmom   Nov-08-11 05:19 PM   #9 
  - Net recommendation: 0 votes (Your vote: +1)  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-08-11 05:14 PM   #3 
  - I've been kicking this:  SomethingFishy   Nov-08-11 05:16 PM   #5 
  - You're on a political forum where people are capable of  sufrommich   Nov-08-11 05:16 PM   #6 
  - I have  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:19 PM   #10 
  - Seems to me like she did...  SomethingFishy   Nov-08-11 05:20 PM   #11 
  - so you're fine with tsa doing highway stop & searches?  StarsInHerHair   Nov-08-11 10:38 PM   #35 
  - The guy dragging the Repub party through Shit Lake is a distraction.  A-Schwarzenegger   Nov-08-11 05:21 PM   #13 
  - Check on his political machine.  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:22 PM   #14 
     - But he's still up there in the polls....  A-Schwarzenegger   Nov-08-11 05:26 PM   #15 
        - Remember Palin? He's running for Grifter.  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:31 PM   #18 
  - some may feel sexual harassment/assault is an issue in our nation. because you do not see it  seabeyond   Nov-08-11 05:27 PM   #16 
  - It is an issue, a serious one, but careful of the media narrative  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:34 PM   #19 
     - i dont watch the media. that has nothing to do with me. i left the media a long time ago  seabeyond   Nov-08-11 05:35 PM   #21 
        - But I am actually addressing the circus.  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:36 PM   #23 
  - So, what's the news?  montanto   Nov-08-11 05:30 PM   #17 
  - A few of those yiu've listed are almost never touched  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:35 PM   #20 
  - What a creative way to write a post about Herman Cain. nt  Gamow   Nov-08-11 05:36 PM   #22 
  - Lindsey Lohan, the king of pop, the dugars.  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:37 PM   #24 
     - ? I haven't seen any posts about any of those topics. EDIT: now I see one or two nt  Gamow   Nov-08-11 05:39 PM   #26 
        - Pay attention to GD over the last 24 hours  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:40 PM   #27 
           - No offense, but you're not spreading information, just complaining that others aren't .nt  Gamow   Nov-08-11 05:41 PM   #28 
              - No offense, just pointing media narratives  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:43 PM   #29 
                 - You want actual news you need to dig into alternate sources  Gamow   Nov-08-11 05:45 PM   #30 
                    - I love this mic check.  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 05:48 PM   #31 
                       - Yes, well my well-lost point is that we are both people trying to convince like-minded ppl to stop  Gamow   Nov-08-11 05:50 PM   #32 
  - The hot dog cart  pintobean   Nov-08-11 06:39 PM   #33 
     - Well since SDPD never started an investigation  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-11 10:09 PM   #34 
 
nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:12 PM
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1. Du burp
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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:14 PM
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2. I think most DU'ers can multi-task and follow numerous stories at once
:D
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:16 PM
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4. It's not the multi tasking
It's the pattern. Hartman raised that issue today and I think he is correct.

You are multi tasking between Cain, Murray and Lindsey Lohan. It takes work to pull that curtain.

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SomethingFishy Donating Member (552 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:18 PM
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8. You are forgetting the Duggars...
;)
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:20 PM
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12. Oh yeah I forgot about that one
Though under the surface that matters more than a faux candidate running for speaker fees.
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beac Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:37 PM
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25. I hear Cain has a reality show in development
"Four Women and Counting..."


*hangs head in shame for knowing enough about the Duggars to make a reference, despite never actually seeing their insane show*
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SomethingFishy Donating Member (552 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:17 PM
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7. 80 slots on the front page. 40 of them Cain stories.
I'm not so sure about this multitasking thing.. :rofl:
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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:19 PM
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9. I find hiding threads about topic I'm not interested keeps the GD forum cleaner
:hi:
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Fire Walk With Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:14 PM
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3. Net recommendation: 0 votes (Your vote: +1)
:crazy:
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SomethingFishy Donating Member (552 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:16 PM
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5. I've been kicking this:
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

TSA Mission Creep... It's our next step into fascism, and is not only being ignored but in other circles being highly praised.


I counted about an hour ago. I saw 40 threads on the front page about Cain. Who was never a real candidate to begin with. Hell I found myself in one of those threads for a few minutes, finally came to my senses.
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sufrommich Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:16 PM
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6. You're on a political forum where people are capable of
choosing for themselves what they want to comment on or read. Stop trying to Nanny everyone. If you've got something you want to post on that you think is important, nothing is stopping you, go for it.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:19 PM
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10. I have
And your problem is?

:-)

You are free to click or not click. But this has nothing to do with the PARTICULAR story and all to do with what current media narratives are.

At a POLITICAL level that matters.

By the way sorry for intruding in the present distraction. Carry on. None is being a nanny btw.
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SomethingFishy Donating Member (552 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:20 PM
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11. Seems to me like she did...
she had a IMHO righteous complaint about the sideshow and you are nannying her by calling her out for nannying. :rofl:

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StarsInHerHair Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 10:38 PM
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35. so you're fine with tsa doing highway stop & searches?
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A-Schwarzenegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:21 PM
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13. The guy dragging the Repub party through Shit Lake is a distraction.
:*
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:22 PM
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14. Check on his political machine.
He is running for speaker fees. He has zero ground operation. He was also running for fox "newsie" but I think that's pretty much done.
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A-Schwarzenegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:26 PM
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15. But he's still up there in the polls....
So a serial sexual abuser speaks for the Repub Party...
Hard to ignore, but hold on cause he's running out of gas...
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:31 PM
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18. Remember Palin? He's running for Grifter.
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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:27 PM
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16. some may feel sexual harassment/assault is an issue in our nation. because you do not see it
Edited on Tue Nov-08-11 05:31 PM by seabeyond
as a priority issue, really does not demean the issue. i think it is part of the whole

so go on, with you personal distraction and i will address what i am interested in

and yes

people can be aware of more than one thing

that really has nothing to do with the media and their behavior.

on edit... once argain a totally arrogant and condescending OP telling us what we are suppose to do, and what we are not suppose to do. bullshit.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:34 PM
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19. It is an issue, a serious one, but careful of the media narrative
In fact that same narrative has demeaned the issue and made it a circus. It's like this with almost all they touch. It's NOT about the issue, no matter what, but how to use it to distract.

If they were talking of actual stats of how many women, and yes men, are harrases and how many fear coming out. But no, it's all about Cain vs these women.
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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:35 PM
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21. i dont watch the media. that has nothing to do with me. i left the media a long time ago
for exactly the reasons you are discussiong. so when i discuss the issue, i am discussing what are MY concerns.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:36 PM
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23. But I am actually addressing the circus.
Good for you... By the way.
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montanto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:30 PM
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17. So, what's the news?
Bread and circuses? We're being distracted? We don't know what the real news is? Country going bankrupt? Making the planet uninhabitable? Gearing up for another war we can't afford? Gov not listening to the people? What part of any news we could possibly get our hands on is not part of the circus?
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:35 PM
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20. A few of those yiu've listed are almost never touched
Care to ask why?
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Gamow Donating Member (226 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:36 PM
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22. What a creative way to write a post about Herman Cain. nt
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:37 PM
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24. Lindsey Lohan, the king of pop, the dugars.
Care to add?
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Gamow Donating Member (226 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:39 PM
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26. ? I haven't seen any posts about any of those topics. EDIT: now I see one or two nt
Edited on Tue Nov-08-11 05:40 PM by Gamow
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:40 PM
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27. Pay attention to GD over the last 24 hours
Those are the hot topics.
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Gamow Donating Member (226 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:41 PM
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28. No offense, but you're not spreading information, just complaining that others aren't .nt
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:43 PM
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29. No offense, just pointing media narratives
You want actual news you need to dig into alternate sources.

It is like it's been in the past. If this bothers you, no offense ignore poster or hide thread works wonders.
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Gamow Donating Member (226 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:45 PM
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30. You want actual news you need to dig into alternate sources
It is like it's been in the past. If this bothers you, no offense ignore poster or hide thread works wonders.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:48 PM
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31. I love this mic check.
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Gamow Donating Member (226 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 05:50 PM
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32. Yes, well my well-lost point is that we are both people trying to convince like-minded ppl to stop
paying attention to the circus and worry about real issues.
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pintobean Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 06:39 PM
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33. The hot dog cart
at Civic Center Plaza. Now that's circus with bread!
:)
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 10:09 PM
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34. Well since SDPD never started an investigation
And it's all hearsay...and Carlo DeMaio used it for political gain and FLED... Well, yes it was.

But I am proof positive you and your friends knew this already.
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