Keith Olberman...

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  1. slurper_la

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    It always amazes me how Kieth Oldman is still on the air. I thought after that failed sportscasting attempt that he would fade away. I hope that when he finally takes a bullet that there is someone with a phonecam so it can go on youtube.:rolleyes: I love how he gives them crap about not writing their own speeches, which is a red herring since he has no earthly idea whether it was or not, then later quotes the address of a restaurant in AR. We all know he has no idea where that is, so i guess he is just reading something written for him. He also brags that Barack took 16 million from the health ins. industry, then screwed them with this legislation. So, by that logic we should have more dirty, sneaky, under-handed, back stabbing, blood-sucking politicians. Well, i guess that why hes a democrat. Just make a bunch of campaign promises, that can't be kept, so you can get the most money. Was he the Obama campaign manager?
     
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    He's absolutely right. Congress is 'for sale' and most people are clueless to it. Buying and leasing politicians is just the cost of doing business for the health care industry.
     
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    He's brilliant and his op/eds are accurate, insightful, and important. He's a gem in a medium full of charletons. You can rely on him to fearlessly keep it real.
     
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    Yes... and for all those who claim that Olbermann is just swinging on the balls of the Democrats or Obama, you need to look at this particular comment. He doesn't just go after Republicans on this one.. he's out for blood on BOTH sides of the fence.
     
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    You are actually rooting for the politician that sold out to the people for money? Giving Olberman a licking on the woodshed for his comments?
     
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    A wholehearted HELL YEAH Rex!!!! I saw countdown last night and was blown away, I thought that he was spot on except for one congressman (blue dog) who might just be a fiscal conservative. It wasn't clear whether or not he was driven by health care industry money to do what he did.

    Edward R. Murrow was TOTALLY in the house last night. :biggrin1:
     
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    it's the bet government money can buy..................democrat or republician
     
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    Whoa.... you want to caveat that ... just a little bit?

    PS... it's charlatans.
     
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    Since when are you so picky about spelling, you never spell liberal correctly?
     
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    Fixed that for you.
     
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    So wait... he actually makes a long commentary which also calls out prominent Democrats for their wrongdoings and he's "sold his journalistic integrity"? Nice logic, Einstein. :rolleyes:

    This isn't the first time that he's actually taken a Democrat to task for their beliefs. You should have seen what he's said about Hillary Clinton during the Primary. YouTube - Keith Olbermann Special Comment: Clinton-Obama Assassination

    And his attack on Democrats when they wouldn't stand up on the issue of Iraq: YouTube - Keith Olbermann Special Comment: Democrats wuss out on Iraq

    Let's see if Hannity or Beck will call out anyone on the conservative base for being "out of bounds". :rolleyes:
     
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    I have a feeling that anyone who disagrees with you is a "mouthpiece for liberal causes".

    Just sayin'

    Due to their demographic (100 year-olds with obsolete pacemakers), hospitals would suddenly be overflowing with code blues.
     
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    rex2000: Then they would be BEGGING for a public health care plan. :biggrin:
     
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    Wouldn't that be convenient.
     
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    You have yet to prove me wrong. Olberman exclusively supports failed far left ideology; criticizing Democrats for not being far enough left doesn't prove anything wrong.
     
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    Olberman has a big dick and I would gladly suck him off until he saw the lights of heaven.

    Any questions?
     
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    Well, I'm not here to convert you so I don't have to "prove you wrong".
    You certainly have your biases... err, beliefs, and there's nothing I can say to you that will change that. And after many months of engaging into these pointless arguments over what some pessimistic people consider to be "failed ideology" with our current administration, I'm not even going to engage a debate with someone who is hoping for our country to fail just so they can be proven right.

    However, I just wanted to point out that your sweeping generalization of Olbermann was incorrect. If he was "exclusively" on the left then he would have never mentioned or even brought up a single Democrat on the issue of Health Care. This is not an issue about whether or not these Democrats are not "left enough". This is about Politicians on both side of the fence who have been bribed and bought by private insurance companies to prevent something that the majority of Americans want... a public health care option. Yes, even many Republicans want this to happen: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/06/19/opinion/polls/main5098517.shtml

    When presented with the option of a government-administered health insurance plan similar to Medicare to compete with private health insurance companies, 72 percent are in favor and just 20 percent oppose. Even 50 percent of Republicans favor that option.

    If you don't want to recognize that just so you can hold onto your biased opinion then so be it. At least now people can see both sides of the argument and make their own decision.
     
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    I should have bought a lottery ticket today...
    technically all belief is bias. So, don't get preachy about how I'm biased and you aren't.

    1) I'm the grandest optimist of them all! I just don't get bullshitted easily, and most things are bogus. Being an optimist doesn't mean taking all that is said as fact and being happy about it.
    2) I'm hoping for the country to fail? That is incredible. I've spent no less than 28 years praying (in a general sense) that this country continue it's long history of success.
    3) Marxism/Socialism is a failed ideology. Everyone who tries it fails, period.

    Um, yes it is. He is pushing his far-far-left agenda by claiming that some Democrats do not support the far left ideal of socialized medicare. He isn't trying to be a centrist, he is trying to criticize centrists so they move further left. You talk about "bought and bribed" with no consideration of how sold out Olberman really is.

    Because, gee, nobody could ever disagree with a horror show like socialized health care on ideological grounds.... *shakes head*

    That is so convenient that you can just dismiss anyone who disagrees with you as "bribed" or "bought", instead of listening with an open mind (didn't you just give me a lecture about "bias") to their arguments and working through the problems. Intelligent people disagree, one of the great dilemma's of humanity.

    Boy, it's a shame the Democrats didn't get it through when it was still popular: CNSNews.com - Public Opinion Sours on Health Care Reform, Polls Show

    As of July 31:
    WSJ Poll: 46% Disapprove, 41% Approve of Obama-care
    Rasmussen Poll: 53% Oppose (37% strongly oppose).
    Fox News Poll found no good reactions, 84% say their current health care is good or excellent. More concerning is that the presidents approval rating is dropping as he pushes harder for this retarded plan; that, not considerations over efficacy, equity, or high minded notions of democracy will sink the bill forever.

    Looks like the tide turned on your democratic moral high ground. Now that the majority of Americans do not support it, will your opinion change or are you "bribed and bought"?

    Again, the word 'opinion' denotes bias in it's very meaning, so what you said is repetitive. Like saying big huge, or fast quick.
     
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