Current Topics
GOP Sharks Circling, Bottom Feeders Not Far Behind
by Phil Hoskins
46 minutes 29 seconds ago
Does Jeb Bush stand a chance?
by logtroll
Today at 09:18 AM
Gov. Sarah Palin Iowa Freedom Summit 1/24/15
by Spag-hetti
Yesterday at 10:05 PM
Koch Brothers Primary?
by Ardy
Yesterday at 09:22 PM
Gov. Scott Walker Punked by Dropkick Murphys
by Spag-hetti
Yesterday at 09:17 PM
Islamic Terror and Reckless Rhetoric on the Far Right
by pdx rick
Yesterday at 11:37 AM
Oil and gas are good - solar is not
by pdx rick
Yesterday at 11:35 AM
Joni Ernst, Really?
by Scoutgal
Yesterday at 11:11 AM
NFL - the league that can't shoot straight
by Spag-hetti
Yesterday at 10:10 AM
SICKENING: Conservatives claim MLK as their own
by logtroll
Yesterday at 08:37 AM
'A Walk in the Woods' film drawing mixed reviews
by Golem
01/24/15 09:53 PM
Elizabeth Warren Proposes Big Pharma 'Swear Jar' To Fund Medical Research
by Scoutgal
01/24/15 05:03 PM
Vermont High Schoolers Just Destroy Fox News About The Ethics Of Journalism
by Scoutgal
01/24/15 04:48 PM
Round Table for January 2015!
by Scoutgal
01/24/15 04:22 PM
NETANYAHU 2015 - The Stage is Set
by pdx rick
01/23/15 03:12 AM
Forum Stats
6003 Members
55 Forums
14554 Topics
249732 Posts

Max Online: 282 @ 05/29/08 01:08 AM
Google Adsense
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >
Topic Options
#213422 - 02/19/12 09:55 PM The new blacklist
issodhos Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 09/29/05
Posts: 12581
Quote:
In the 10 years I have been at MSNBC, the network has taken heat for what I have written, and faithfully honored our contract.

Yet my four-months' absence from MSNBC and now my departure represent an undeniable victory for the blacklisters.

The modus operandi of these thought police at Color of Change and ADL is to brand as racists and anti-Semites any writer who dares to venture outside the narrow corral in which they seek to confine debate.

All the while prattling about their love of dissent and devotion to the First Amendment, they seek systematically to silence and censor dissent.

Without a hearing, they smear and stigmatize as racist, homophobic or anti-Semitic any who contradict what George Orwell once called their "smelly little orthodoxies." They then demand that the heretic recant, grovel, apologize, and pledge to go forth and sin no more.

Defy them, and they will go after the network where you work, the newspapers that carry your column, the conventions that invite you to speak. If all else fails, they go after the advertisers.

Well, Buchanan certainly has these folks pegged. I think color of change is even run by president Obama's once in-house communist, van something. laugh
_________________________
"When all has been said that can be said, and all has been done that can be done, there will be poetry";-) -- Issodhos

Top
#213424 - 02/19/12 10:55 PM Re: The new blacklist [Re: issodhos]
pdx rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 36449
Loc: Portland, Oregon
Van Jones. Smokin' hot brutha who sizzles like a block of dry ice.

_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#213425 - 02/19/12 11:39 PM Re: The new blacklist [Re: issodhos]
loganrbt Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/20/08
Posts: 5850
Loc: Massaphuggintwoshirts
Poor, whiney, misunderstood Pat! Though I must admit when I first started reading it I thought it was written by Keith Olberman. You know, the unabashed liberal who was similarly run off MSNBC. For being to outspoken in his liberalism.

Guess they just get tired of old white guys who can't learn to moderate.
_________________________
"The white men were as thick and numerous and aimless as grasshoppers, moving always in a hurry but never seeming to get to whatever place it was they were going to." Dee Brown

Top
#213429 - 02/20/12 12:58 AM Re: The new blacklist [Re: issodhos]
Phil Hoskins Offline
Administrator
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/07/04
Posts: 20696
Loc: West Hollywood, CA
Well, Buchanan is homophobic, don't know about the rest. But where is that good ole libertarian right to run a business as you want?
Guess it only works when you are against a liberal, huh?
_________________________
Life is a banquet -- and most poor suckers are starving to death -- Auntie Mame
You are born naked and everything else is drag - RuPaul

Top
#213502 - 02/20/12 07:52 PM Re: The new blacklist [Re: loganrbt]
Mechanic Offline
journeyman

Registered: 04/19/11
Posts: 802
Or "smart old white's" that won't abide the eternal Liberal tactic of "moving the 'standards' LEFT !", either !! >Mech

Top
#213503 - 02/20/12 07:54 PM Re: The new blacklist [Re: Phil Hoskins]
Mechanic Offline
journeyman

Registered: 04/19/11
Posts: 802
Phil, your homophilic bias sticks out like cockleburr's hooks ! >Mech

Top
#213504 - 02/20/12 07:59 PM Re: The new blacklist [Re: Mechanic]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline
veteran

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 10567
Loc: Downey, California
Originally Posted By: Mechanic
Or "smart old white's" that won't abide the eternal Liberal tactic of "moving the 'standards' LEFT !", either !! >Mech


Hello pot, meet kettle.
The Republican Party has moved the standards so far to the right that even Reagan himself is liberal by today's standards.
_________________________
"For the primitive mind, myth must explain everything, or it explains nothing."

---Claude Levi-Strauss

Top
#213506 - 02/20/12 08:22 PM Re: The new blacklist [Re: Phil Hoskins]
issodhos Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 09/29/05
Posts: 12581
Originally Posted By: Phil Hoskins
Well, Buchanan is homophobic, don't know about the rest. But where is that good ole libertarian right to run a business as you want?
Guess it only works when you are against a liberal, huh?

Where did you come up with this string of crap, Hoskins? Who said anything about MSNBC not having the right to remove Buchanan from their programming? Are you under the impression that that is the point of the article or are you just trying to run interference for groups that seek to silence the voice of anyone with which they do not agree?
_________________________
"When all has been said that can be said, and all has been done that can be done, there will be poetry";-) -- Issodhos

Top
#213507 - 02/20/12 08:31 PM Re: The new blacklist [Re: loganrbt]
issodhos Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 09/29/05
Posts: 12581
Originally Posted By: loganrbt
Poor, whiney, misunderstood Pat! Though I must admit when I first started reading it I thought it was written by Keith Olberman. You know, the unabashed liberal who was similarly run off MSNBC. For being to outspoken in his liberalism.

I thought Olberman's boo boo (he got suspended for a couple of days, wasn't it) was violating MSNBC's policy of not making campaign contributions -- especially not to pols he had on his show? Not that I see a problem with it, but then, I ain't MSNBC.
_________________________
"When all has been said that can be said, and all has been done that can be done, there will be poetry";-) -- Issodhos

Top
#213509 - 02/20/12 09:17 PM Re: The new blacklist [Re: issodhos]
logtroll Offline
old hand

Registered: 04/25/10
Posts: 6590
Loc: New Mexico (not old Mexico)
Perty short blacklist, but it's obliviously a trend. My god, who will be next?
_________________________
"You can't fix a problem until you know what the problem is." Logtroll

Top
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >

Who's Online
0 registered (), 24 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
xiawei, Marzman, kyleyoung8, Retread, solafeian
6003 Registered Users
A2