Skip to comments.DUmmie FUnnies 04-15-07 ("Which Conservatives should we allow on the air?")
Posted on 04/15/2007 7:02:21 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
Make no mistake about it, Don Imus deserved to be fired. In fact he should have been fired over a quarter century ago when he was calling out the N-word to black people, including Robin Quivers, who worked at his WNBC station. Imus himself confirmed that he did this when he responded in the affirmative to Larry King's question about this. So it isn't an issue of being PC. It is a matter of common decency. However, neither WNBC nor its parent company were willing to part with Imus and continued enabling him for years because Imus wisely decided to tout the liberal line. I'm sure that Imus himself isn't even all that politically motivated since like that other opportunist, Blowhard Ed Shultz, he knows were his bread was buttered and it was definitely on the Left side of the political spectrum. Perhaps the best observation of the incredible hypocrisy of NBC and the Liberals written thus far comes from Leonard Pitts, Jr. of the Miami Herald who WROTE:
Don Imus ought to be ashamed of himself, but no more so than Kerry, Matthews, Brokaw, Biden and anybody else who lacked the wit to understand that the willingness to offend in and of itself represents neither courage nor authenticity.
Yes, they all knew about what a sleazebag Imus was, including his hurling of racial pejoratives, but that did not keep them from patronizing Imus by appearing regularly on his show. In fact, I recently read an article bemoaning how Democrat politicos now no longer have a radio show to turn to in order to promote themselves. As to Imus, it is only a matter of time before his trophy wife, Deirdre, becomes revolted at having to wake up every morning next to the ugly iguana who is rapidly becoming a nonentity. I only hope she takes Don to the cleaners following their divorce. So as to Imus' fate, I have no sympathy. However, the Left is now trying to use his firing as a way to purge broadcasting of conservative thought as you can see in this DUmmie THREAD arrogantly titled, "Which Conservatives should we allow on the air?" So let us now watch the DUmmie fantasize about purging the airwaves of conservatives in Bolshevik Red while the commentary of your humble correspondent, wondering if the DUmmies would even consider a purge of the MANY Liberals who enabled Don Imus over the years, is in the [brackets]:
Which Conservatives should we allow on the air?
[Which Liberals should we allow in the asylum?]
I see that we are in a collective tizzy over the firing of Don Imus (which, to be fair, was probably the right move for NBC/CBS to make). What's more I see several posts apparently quite seriously discussing who we knock off the air next (with Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh leading). So here's an alternate question; assuming we do have the power to get rid of voices we don't like, which conservatives should we allow to stay on the air?
[The only way you will have that power is if Congress can override a presidential veto of the Fairness Doctrine. Otherwise you will have to wait for another Hugo Chavez to be elected president as a Democrat so he (or SHE) can stifle dissent.]
Letting them know early that their jobs are safe from us, might even persuade them to go after their more egregious brethren.
[This DUmmie sounds like he wants to take over from Mike Nifong who was begging for DUke Lacrosse players to rat out their teammates over a crime that did not happen.]
The ones who comport themselves like responsible citizens.
[Translation: Those "conservatives" who do not dare to challenge liberals.]
Who gets to make that determination?
[The Central Committee for Political Correctness.]
These motherf*ckas usurped free elections in the United States, started 2 unnecessary wars, and killed over a million people, with our tax dollars. World opinion has always been against the United States (even Nazi Germany polled higher); the only thing that can save us is to purge from the public discourse the malingering malcontents. And the smokers.
[And don't forget the gum chewers. They are the WORST!]
I don't think you can under-estimate Hate Radio, look what happened in Rwanda in 1994. A million dead, genocide organized by radio, while the United States sat back and laughed.
[HUH? Bill Clinton was president in 1994 when he did nothing. Oh, and that genocide was organized by radio? News to me and just about everybody else not confined to your asylum.]
Ed Shultz. That's it.
[The only "conservative" they will tolerate is the radio host who was bribed to become a liberal.]
Isn't espousing conservatism by definition hate speech?
[And this is the mentality of the Left. Conservatism is in itself defined by them as "hate speech" so no conservative by that leftwing reasoning can be allowed on the airwaves. The Hugo Chavez argument.]
I have some 'conservative' acquaintences who don't use hate speech. That doesn't mean they aren't greedy and selfish, IMHO, but they are smart enough not to use hate speech.
[The DUmmie version of tolerance but...]
Because they don't use it around you. Doesn't mean they don't use it when you're not in their company!
[...another DUmmie gets his mind right again so as to be able to purge ALL conservatives off the airwaves.]
Free speech for those who use it truthfully and honestly but lies and distortions and deceptions shouldn't be protected from the will of the people. And, let's face it, without lies and distortions and deceptions, there isn't any conservatism.
[Free speech but not for those who don't meet DUmmie approval.]
Back on topic, 'which, if any, conservatives should we allow on the air?' I still gotta say none for now, unless they're found not-guilty of their crimes-against-humanity charges, and that's a hugh if!
[Yeah, a "hugh" if. And only if they pass muster with the DUmmie kangaroo court.]
Democratically enacted "censorship" isn't necessarily a bad thing.
[Don't ever censor the DUmmies whether democratically or not. Their rantings provide the DUmmie FUnnies with prime comedy material, including the laugh line above.]
*ding*ding*ding* Conservative 'ideology' is based on a quicksand quagmire of lies, distortions, and deceptions, which inevitably leads to burning books they hate and the authors who wrote them.
[*ding*dong*ding*dong* That was the sound of a DUmmie trying to think about First Amendment issues.]
The goal isn't to get someone fired. The goal is to hold... broadcast profiteers responsible for the toxic wares they pedal. Does the existence of the FDA amount to banning food and drug companies from doing business? Or is its purpose to hold accountable the irresponsible ones?
[So the "reasoning" here is to use the FDA to ban Rush Limbaugh as a toxic substance.]
The reinstatement of the fairness doctrine would do the trick. reagan killed the fairness doctrine which gave birth to the likes of limbaugh, who has proven that he can not hold down a legitimate job. He has to hate and lie unfettered. He and his kind intensely fear the reinstatemnt of the doctrine. There is no better reason to want it back.
[Which explains why the Evil Elf and other Leftwingers are pushing so hard to bring back the Fairness Doctrine aka "Hush Rush."]
I will tolerate Rushbo's lies as long as I know there's an alternative on the dial to his bile. As long as there is diversity on the airwaves, there should be room for all types of political and social speech. The problem is when those airwaves are controlled by a handful of hands and our choices of who we listen to are limited.
[The problem is that liberals consistently FAIL on the airwaves. Look what happened to Al Franken, Jim Hightower, Mario Cuomo, Err America, etc.. They all FAILED because of LOUSY ratings, not because of some secret conservative conspiracy.]
Conservatives are causing real damage to America every day, and they are able to do so by creating a climate in which their views are taken as normal. If the American people are shielded from their deceptive filth, they will be able to see the truth.
[Oh. I see it is sort of like an innoculation for the good of the American people. If only we could be innoculated from hearing conservatives, then we will be able to see the Leftwing "truth" that is unchallenged by any contrary views.]
I think they should be held in protective custody until they're frogmarched up the gallows. They believe only in money, they can be turned at the drop of a dime. But they can't be on the air in a free society.
[Feel the love and tolerance!]
However I don't think we can actually execute people for having the wrong opinion without getting the State involved, and getting the state involved would violate the first amendment. So I think will have to settle for knocking them off the air.
[The DUmmie version of tolerance. Allowing conservatives to live while censoring them.]
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God forbid idiots like these come into power...Sounds like something Hilary would say.
The really funny thing is that the idiot who wrote this has absolutely no idea of the irony of it contains.
Maybe they’ll let George will stay?!
Sum Dummie called C-Span this AM to opine that Bush is the one who got Imus fired since he once called “W” a war criminal.
There aren’t 2 Americas....there are 2 universes!
Just like liberals! Achtung! Schnell! Get into zee boxcar!
They sound like they’re gearing up for a Cultural Revolution Mao-style. “The will of the people?” Uh huh. I stand by what I have said for years: A Democrat is just a Socialist in disguise, and a Communist is just a Socialist in a hurry.
The other day, Hugo Chavez declared that anybody in the Venezuelan army who is not a commie should get out.
I guess the biggest irony I find is that our side wants leftists on the air (albeit we laugh when they fall on their face) so the world can hear their insane rantings.
I have yet to ever hear Rush or Beck or Hannity demand that leftists be ‘frog marched to the gallows’.. if the DUmbasses want to find true hate speech, they should read their own words.
Comments like these CONVINCE me that DU posters are limited to high school students, conservative trolls and residents of SF and Ithica. That is the dumbest, saddest and funniest thing I have read in a long, long time.
This DUmbass sounds disappointed they can't execute people they disagree with.. I'm so feeling the love...
The irony is I want these type of people around.. I want to hear what the left is really like, not just the slick advertising that leftist politicians sell.
Huh? Can anyone say "thought police"?
I am speechless! Long live Rush!
Too few understand that this kid of public lynching and trial by media without due process is a shocking violation of the man’s civil rights. Taking away a man’s living without proof of violation of the law is vigillante justice we haven’t seen since the lynching of Emmett Till. Goerge Soros has done it twice in 6 months, and we get all caught up in the charges and blythefully assume our spots in the lynch mobs. It is frightening to me, but, of course, I have experienced what it is like to be tried by media piling on. There is no right of hebeas corpus or any other right.
"And the smokers." LOL. Sometimes they are funny.
Put me on the list, please! :)
“World opinion has always been against the United States (even Nazi Germany polled higher)”
To a normal person, this would indicate there is something wrong with much of the world, not the US.
Only 16 away from the MAGIC 1000!!!
If heard it repeated here and elsewhere that the firing of Imus was just a simple business decision but it was a business decision made at the point of a spear.
We could call it the result of a boycott but there was never any boycott to begin with. The people who are reportedly outraged generally don’t listen to Imus anyway. I have yet to see any outrage from the general black population and all I’ve seen is the outrage of a handful of so called “black leaders”.
I agree -- all hate-speech pedalers must go...
The real whine of the DUmmies is that they are losing in the free market of ideas. And since, in their small echo chamber, everyone agrees that they have a handle on the truth, a severe cognitive dissonance is created.
They believe there is a cosmic disorder, since their ideas are not being accepted in real society. The alternative, that they might be dead wrong, is just unthinkable.
BTW, what’s up with that football player Democrat congressman in your neck of the woods? Did he vote for the bill to put an Iraq pullout timetable tied in with troop funding?
Thanx for the Diggs and comments. Keep ‘em coming!
It wasn't a boycott, but it was the threat of a boycott - sort of like the threat of a filibuster that brought down many of Bush's judicial appointments. Issue a threat to Republicans and they head for the fainting couch.
Heh. That’s it. Let’s ban everyone we disagree with! Which, I guess, means there’s no one left on radio, TV, newspaper, internet...
I agree. I don’t ever remember a thread on FR about liberals=hate speech. Idiots, yes. But not hate speech.
you have it wrong..they want all conservatives kicked off so only liberal voices will be left to “speak truth to power”..by the way, liberals get to decide who stays and who goes..in their own disconnected way of thinking (with apologies to thinking people everywhere), only they are intelligent enough to make such decisions..
Yeah, I know. But some of them seem to think we got Imus fired because we didn’t like him. Although...last time I checked, Sharpton isn’t a conservative. It’s really disturbing that they don’t see how amazingly stupid they are. “I don’t like what they’re saying. Let’s execute them!” I can’t imagine a FReeper ever saying anything so stupid.
but according to them, Imus is a right-wing Republican and sharpton, being the good lefty his is, got the right-winger canned..
And they like to call us Nazi’s?
The moment I read this oxymoronic statement, I realized the same thing you did.
To these idiots - free society = collectivism.
“*ding*ding*ding* Conservative ‘ideology’ is based on a quicksand quagmire of lies, distortions, and deceptions, which inevitably leads to burning books they hate and the authors who wrote them.”
Whats the difference in burning books because you hate the author and calling for a radio host to be banned just because you hate the host?
Do these people not see how stupid they sound?
I wish they could name me some books that Conservatives have called to burn, just because they hate the author. I am betting they won’t find any.
It’s called psychological projection
Shhhhhh Actually we did have a secret conservative conspiracy to give them lousy ratings. I used to work for Arbitron and it is much easier to manipulate their computers then it is to hack voting machines.
Juat doing my best to FUD the DUmmies
John / Billybob
Are you in the same NC congressional district as Cherokee? The reason why I ask is that my Miami Herald liberal nemesis now lives there. It would absolutely KILL her if a PJ pal became her congressman in the next election. I mean it would DEVASTATE her!!! Hee! Hee!
These people would be right at home on North Korea(or their local psychiatric ward).
BTW, is that loser Republican congresscritter from before going to try a comeback?
Taking away a mans living without proof of violation of the law is vigillante justice we havent seen since the lynching of Emmett Till.
That’s a bit of an overreaction, don’t you think? The comparison to Till is ridiculous. Imus didn’t have to violate any law, just the corp’s pocketbook.
Imus is an idiot, and furthered his idiocy by running to Jackson and Sharpton.
BTW, of all the emotion filled angst over Imus losing his job, I’d like to see a poll of those to see how many are Imus fans and listeners; just to see a poll on objectivity, as it were.
The former Congressman, Charles Taylor, is making noises about running again. I don't think he will; here's why: 1) the last election showed him that he is political road kill, and that situation hasn't gotten any better. 2) Being a possible candidate allows him to raise money for his "campaign," and that allows him to put in his own pocket up to the $1.6 million that he loaned his campaign in a vain attempt to hold onto his seat in 2006.
Give me a call at home, at your convenience. I'm in the book in Highlands, NC.
John / Billybob
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