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Early Freep alert: Moveon to take on Fox!

Posted on 06/30/2004 8:26:37 PM PDT by God luvs America

Please bump this to your lists and as we get closer to July 18 prepare some local action against Moveon.org. This e-mail was just forwarded to me...we can make a difference if we take action. Here is the e-mail on how Moveon will try and discredit Fox:


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Announcements; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: foxnews; moveon
Dear MoveOn member,

For years, Fox News has been distorting the facts, covering for President Bush, and bashing groups like MoveOn. Now Uncovered director Robert Greenwald -- working with a group of Fox-monitoring MoveOn members -- has put together a documentary film that exposes Fox for what it is: partisan spin, not news.

We're using this movie to launch an organizing campaign with Common Cause and other great groups to "out" Fox News -- making sure everyone in the country knows the network is stumping for the Republican agenda.

Be among the first to see this new movie, help others see it, and take on Fox by hosting an Outfoxed house party on Sunday evening, July 18th. Sign up at:

http://action.moveon.org/outfoxed/newmeeting.html

Fox News star Bill O'Reilly will stop at nothing in acting as a partisan flak for Bush. When the 9/11 Commission reported finding no evidence of a link between Iraq and al-Qaeda, O'Reilly lashed out at the nation's major newspapers for reporting it. In June alone, O'Reilly compared Bush critics Michael Moore and Al Franken to Nazi propagandists and journalist Bill Moyers to Mao Zedong.

Unfortunately, parroting the Republican Party message is common in Fox's regular news reporting as well. Outfoxed features interviews with seven ex-Fox News employees who describe how, every day, highly partisan talking points are drawn up to influence newscasts.

When Michael Moore was asked what surprised him most during the making of Fahrenheit 9/11, he described his discovery of archived news footage the networks had edited or not aired at all in order to protect President Bush's image. His comments highlight the media's recent failure to independently evaluate Bush's claims before the war -- and no network failed more completely than Fox.

In addition to Common Cause, our partners on this campaign include the Center for American Progress, Free Press, Media Matters for America, and Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR).

On Sunday, July 18th, we'll get together to see the compelling evidence of Fox's partisanship presented in the Outfoxed film. Then we'll all join an interactive coast-to-coast conference call with Al Franken and director Robert Greenwald, to plan out how we'll take on Fox and take back our media.

Can you host a party on Sunday evening, July 18th? Sign up now at:

http://action.moveon.org/outfoxed/newmeeting.html

Inviting friends, family, and co-workers who have concerns about the media is a great way to get them involved. As a host, you have the option of just inviting people you know, or allowing MoveOn and Common Cause members in your area to join you. We'll provide you with a simple step-by-step guide to putting on a house party. We'll also ask some others to bring snacks and drinks, and to stay late to help clean up.

After you sign up to host a house party, you can get a DVD or VHS copy of Outfoxed for a $10 contribution.

Together, we will make a tremendous difference in this campaign.

Thank you, for all you do.

Sincerely, --Wes Boyd and Noah T. Winer MoveOn.org June 30th, 2004

P.S. You can see a teaser for Outfoxed in QuickTime format at: http://clips.outfoxed.org/OutFoxedTeaserMed.mov

PS: Take my word for it, if we take action they'll never see it coming: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1162691/posts

Please save and consider action on the 18th!

1 posted on 06/30/2004 8:26:37 PM PDT by God luvs America
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To: God luvs America

Forward it to O'Reilly and Hume.


2 posted on 06/30/2004 8:29:00 PM PDT by the Real fifi
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To: God luvs America

LOL What a bunch of crap!! These guys are too funny to even combat on this issue.


3 posted on 06/30/2004 8:30:52 PM PDT by GottaLuvAkitas1 (Ronald Reagan is the TRUE "Father Of Our Country".)
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To: God luvs America
Yes, by all means let's DRAW ATTENTION TO THIS FILM!
4 posted on 06/30/2004 8:32:45 PM PDT by Lunatic Fringe (John F-ing Kerry??? NO... F-ING... WAY!!!)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; Timesink; Gracey; Alamo-Girl; RottiBiz; bamabaseballmom; FoxGirl; Mr. Bob; ...
FoxFan ping!

Please FReepmail me if you want on or off my FoxFan list. *Warning: This can be a high-volume ping list at times.

5 posted on 06/30/2004 8:32:46 PM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Comrade Hillary - 6/28/04)
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To: God luvs America
When the 9/11 Commission reported finding no evidence of a link between Iraq and al-Qaeda

Uh-oh...looks like the little lefties didn't bother to read the whole report. Or the front page of the NY Times two days ago.
6 posted on 06/30/2004 8:34:43 PM PDT by July 4th (You need to click "Abstimmen")
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To: God luvs America
"Sincerely, --Wes Boyd and Noah T. Winer MoveOn.org June 30th, 2004"

LOL....Noah's name is WINER?????? ......HOW Funny.....This is such a lame excuse for attention for Greenwald and Franken......love to see the CFR take on this.

7 posted on 06/30/2004 8:35:05 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Never underestimate the desire of a socialist to TAKE AWAY YOUR HARD EARNED FUNDS to help "others")
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To: God luvs America
Then we'll all join an interactive coast-to-coast conference call with Al Franken

Within three minutes they'll all be dozing off.

8 posted on 06/30/2004 8:35:57 PM PDT by Numbers Guy
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To: God luvs America

Rack itt

I got give props to Fox news if I know Bill he probably want invitate head of MOVE.org

That going be lineup


9 posted on 06/30/2004 8:39:25 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("Not everybody , in it, for truth, justice, and the American way,"=Det Lennie Briscoe)
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To: God luvs America
"Then we'll all join an interactive coast-to-coast conference call with Al Franken and director Robert Greenwald, to plan out how we'll take on Fox and take back our media."

So much revealed in that statement. Only the "free speech" that the extreme left approves will be uttered. They want to turn the clock back to the final 40 plus years of the 20th century, where leftest elite media spewed one view only.

Too bad...MoveOn, your pissin' in the wind.

TODAY Fox news was reported by Nielsen to have 9 out of 10 of the top-rated cable-news shows, and 55% + of the entire cable-news audience.

Looks like the citizens see the light!
10 posted on 06/30/2004 8:52:38 PM PDT by CaptSkip
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To: God luvs America

FoxNews is really bugging the heck out of them.

Next, they will go after .... ABC? CBS? NBC? CNN? MSNBC? PBS? NPR? or TV Land because it has The Munsters and Herman who greatly resembles Jacquestrap Kerry.


11 posted on 06/30/2004 8:56:06 PM PDT by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hind-sight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: God luvs America

How foolish they are. Fox News is a business, and businesses need customers. Were FoxNews to be replaced with, say, Air America News, they'd be bankrupt within a couple of weeks with angry creditors knocking at their doors and owners bailing out left and right. No one wants to hear the pessimism and gloom and hatred which the ideologues harbor against those things which the vast majority of normal people care deeply about.


12 posted on 06/30/2004 8:58:42 PM PDT by Cultural Jihad
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To: God luvs America; Jim Robinson
PS: Take my word for it, if we take action they'll never see it coming: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1162691/posts

LOL!

I guess his word isn't worth much.

13 posted on 06/30/2004 9:11:08 PM PDT by Shermy
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To: God luvs America

14 posted on 06/30/2004 9:20:06 PM PDT by Boazo (OFF WITH MOORES HEAD)
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To: God luvs America
When the 9/11 Commission reported finding no evidence of a link between Iraq and al-Qaeda, O'Reilly lashed out at the nation's major newspapers for reporting it.

This is a flat out LIE! Some 9/11 staffers put out a finding that the NY Times and others ran with. Upon their publishing the "findings" of no Saddam/Al-Qaeda link actual 9/11 commission members got on TV as fast as they could to say that the staff findings were WRONG and that they commission did in fact find links between the two.


When is MoveOn going to do an expose on CNN purposefully LYING about Saddam, reporting Saddam's hand delivered by henchmen talking points, and purposefully IGNORING and not reporting on attrocities that CNN had intimate knowledge of for the sole purpose of maintaining a CNN Baghdad bureau?

I don't think that movie will be made any time soon.

15 posted on 06/30/2004 9:57:30 PM PDT by Phantom Lord (Distributor of Pain, Your Loss Becomes My Gain)
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To: CaptSkip
TODAY Fox news was reported by Nielsen to have 9 out of 10 of the top-rated cable-news shows, and 55% + of the entire cable-news audience.

While those numbers are beyond impressive, what makes them more so is the vastly smaller number of homes Fox is available in compared to CNN.

16 posted on 06/30/2004 9:59:11 PM PDT by Phantom Lord (Distributor of Pain, Your Loss Becomes My Gain)
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To: God luvs America

Don't worry, Fox News Channel will out them before they can do their dirty work!


17 posted on 06/30/2004 10:04:20 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: God luvs America

Can we say BIG FAT LAW SUIT???????


18 posted on 06/30/2004 10:05:15 PM PDT by Jewels1091
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To: CaptSkip

And .. it might explain the poll numbers ..??


19 posted on 06/30/2004 10:05:22 PM PDT by CyberAnt (President Bush: a core set of principles from which he will not deviate)
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To: God luvs America

The sincerest form of flattery is a frantic, irrational attack.


20 posted on 06/30/2004 10:09:13 PM PDT by Sender (Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. -Tolstoy)
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To: Sender

Wow....blink blink.... cartoon people really do exist.. it's fun watching the Left flail around.. because..goodness knows.. the other major networks are SO darned objective..


21 posted on 06/30/2004 10:14:02 PM PDT by Awestruck (Formerly Goodie D)
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To: goodnesswins
"Sincerely, --Wes Boyd and Noah T. Winer MoveOn.org June 30th, 2004"
LOL....Noah's name is WINER??????

Let me guess -- the "T." stands for "The".

22 posted on 06/30/2004 10:21:27 PM PDT by Ichneumon ("...she might as well have been a space alien." - Bill Clinton, on Hillary, "My Life", p. 182)
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To: God luvs America

Hey, MooreOn.org:

Once again... *sigh* ... Bill O'Reilly is NOT a newsguy. He has an OP-ED show. That means that what he says is OPINION. And he's not conservative, according to many FReepers.

And Al Franken is not biased?

And who is "director Robert Greenwald"? Google says he is a TV director, and includes works starring Olivia Newton-John?

I notice they never want to take on Brit Hume....


23 posted on 06/30/2004 10:41:22 PM PDT by Watery Tart (Chant to achieve total grammatical nirvana: “Whooooooooom”)
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To: God luvs America

I think ProtestWarrior needs to infiltrate moveon and sign up for a bunch of house parties. Then instead of showing the official moveon movie, show some of (?)'s movies. That would be great.

(?) by this I mean the freeper, that makes those short interview movies. He made one outside of a movie theater that was showing Day After Tomorrow. He made movies at pro-palestinian anti-israel hippie rallies, where he was physically intimidated. For the life of me I can't remember which Freeper it is that makes these movies. Can anyone point me to his web page?


24 posted on 06/30/2004 11:03:55 PM PDT by Oblongata
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To: July 4th

It was printed once, that's good enough for a propaganda campaign.


25 posted on 06/30/2004 11:14:21 PM PDT by thoughtomator (End the imperialist moo slime colonization of the West!)
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To: RealPiedPiper

Ahh here it is. They should show the brain-terminal videos from http://brain-terminal.com.


26 posted on 06/30/2004 11:15:19 PM PDT by Oblongata
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To: RealPiedPiper

the Evan Mahoney videos that is.


27 posted on 06/30/2004 11:25:44 PM PDT by Oblongata
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To: SevenofNine
Rack itt

I got give props to Fox news if I know Bill he probably want invitate head of MOVE.org

That going be lineup

I'm not sure I understand what you are saying.

28 posted on 07/01/2004 3:09:06 AM PDT by 3catsanadog (When anything goes, everything does.)
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To: nutmeg

Thanks for the ping!


29 posted on 07/01/2004 5:05:33 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: God luvs America

Moveon.org has no idea just how big a barrel of a gun they are sticking their heads into......(grin).

It will be fun watching O'Reilly have a spokesperson on his show to debate this, folks.


30 posted on 07/01/2004 5:09:15 AM PDT by Badeye ("The day you stop learning, is the day you begin dying")
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To: 3catsanadog

Tell you what. I just viewed this ad and it is damn good. It is well constructed, both from a visual and audio perspective and it definitely points out the perceived Conservative bias of Fox News.

Given that, when you look at everyone that was interviewed, they either come from a known left wing media outlet or they left Fox due to ideological differences, which is pretty much the same.

All in all, this will bring out the radical left and therefore needs to be freeped.

Right now, some parent is so proud that their little angel graduated from NYU film school and is propping up their resume with this Socialist trash.


31 posted on 07/01/2004 5:10:25 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Hitler? Stalin? The left has a tough decision as to who they would rather emulate.)
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To: the Real fifi

"Forward it to O'Reilly and Hume."

Done.


32 posted on 07/01/2004 5:12:03 AM PDT by Rebelbase ( aka Gassybrowneyedbum)
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To: beachn4fun
beachn4fun, check this thread and other links, if you haven't seen them yet. Looks like FR and FOX are making enemies at MoveOn.org. Snicker, snicker, snicker!!

link

33 posted on 07/01/2004 5:51:38 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It is not Bush's fault... it is the media's fault!)
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To: nutmeg

FOX ROCKS!!!
34 posted on 07/01/2004 7:14:44 AM PDT by TonyRo76 (Real men trust Jesus!)
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To: God luvs America

MoveOn and Michael Moore and Howard Dean, those millionaire limousine liberals know how to control the liberal sheep like a herd and extract every last dollar out of them. I gotta hand it to the liberal elite, their idea of house parties where the liberal sheep pay money for DVDs, it's bad enough they rip off the liberals at the cinemas with their Fahrenheit 9/11 movie full of lies, but now they're going to rip off the liberal sheep in their own homes with liberal propaganda DVDs. No wonder Boyd, Soros, Dean, Kerry, Edwards, Clinton, Turner/Fonda, and Moore are all millionaires, they're masters of brainwashing the liberal sheep.


35 posted on 07/01/2004 8:32:51 AM PDT by CNN_Liberal_Trash
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To: God luvs America

How hard would it be to make a montage of in context quotes and images from the "mainstream" network coverage of events, of any length you choose, that would put this farce six feet under?

Two minutes, maybe three? And that would just be from today (unintended, but now intended pun of the Today show)!


36 posted on 07/01/2004 8:39:28 AM PDT by SpinyNorman (Al Queda, Al Jazeera, Al Gore, Al Franken: the four horsemen of the Apocalypse)
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To: God luvs America

Poor pathetic creatures at Moveon.org.

They just can't stand that Clinton is no longer in power.

Can't they just move on?


37 posted on 07/01/2004 11:03:50 AM PDT by BushisTheMan
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To: God luvs America
More dreck from the increasingly-ironically-named "MoveOn". I wish they would.
38 posted on 07/01/2004 3:48:16 PM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative (Have you visited http://c-pol.blogspot.com?)
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To: God luvs America

Side note: I don't know how long it will last ,but msn.com has the questions "Have you ever wondered what dinosaur breath smelled like?" next to a cartoon pic of Michael Moore (related to another story on his movie). LOL!


39 posted on 07/01/2004 3:49:36 PM PDT by Teacher317
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To: God luvs America

If the MRC decided to put something together like this(although it would probably have to be put on 3 or 4 DVDs) in regards to the MainStreamMedia, I would buy it.


40 posted on 07/01/2004 4:06:19 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (In God We Trust. All Others We Monitor.)
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To: God luvs America

Joan Blades and Wes Boyd use MoveOn.org to marshall antiwar forces.

41 posted on 07/01/2004 4:12:05 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: God luvs America

December 19, 2003

FAIR and MoveOn's Media Victories

In the last few months, small victories by Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting and MoveOn's Media Corps point to an important lesson: when journalists and media companies are held accountable by viewers and citizens, they will respond, sometimes acknowledging inaccuracies and improving their media. The political power of the internet is beginning to be realized. We just need to act in organized ways in a responsible way, and we will make a difference in the coming election.

From: "Noah T. Winer, MoveOn.org"
Date: September 24, 2003 1:43:41 PM EDT
Subject: Media Corps: Meet the Press Gets the Message

Media Corps member,

Congratulations to everyone who called or e-mailed Tim Russert this morning. After hearing from over 800 of you in a few hours, NBC's Meet the Press contacted us to discuss William Safire's untrue comments on Sunday. They got the message!

Unless you saw the show and have other concerns to address, you can refrain from calling or e-mailing Meet the Press about this issue.

Again, congratulations. This really works.

Sincerely,
--Noah T. Winer
MoveOn.org
September 24, 2003


42 posted on 07/01/2004 4:14:21 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: GottaLuvAkitas1
MoveOn has started a national Media Corps, with 35,000 volunteers who monitor major newspapers and broadcasts and complain when they see bias. There is also a "Fox Watch" project, devoting special attention to the Fox News network. Noah T. Winer, who runs Media Corps from his Brooklyn apartment

"The credibility of Fox's so-called commitment to 'fair and balanced' reporting has been completely shattered," said Eli Pariser, international campaigns director for MoveOn.org, in a press release. "Brit Hume and others on his staff need to ask themselves if their job is to cover the news or make the news by orchestrating PR coups for Bush Republicans."

Eli Pariser

43 posted on 07/01/2004 4:24:59 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: God luvs America
"acting as a partisan flak for Bush"

I thought these people were supposed to be educated...
44 posted on 07/01/2004 5:10:29 PM PDT by BattleFlag
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To: God luvs America
Maybe fox could just stop showing porn. Here is a sample. Some parts aren't quite as blurred as they should be, in my opinion. WARNING ADULT MATERIAL.
45 posted on 07/01/2004 6:13:01 PM PDT by FreeBSD
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To: God luvs America

'When Michael Moore was asked what surprised him most during the making of Fahrenheit 9/11, he described his discovery of archived news footage the networks had edited or not aired at all in order to protect President Bush's image.'

Ask FatMan about the footage CNN had for YEARS that could have outed the atrocities committed in Iraq by Saddam Hussein and they didn't because they didn't want to lose their buttwipe positions in the news pools...THEY SHOULD BE ARRESTED.


46 posted on 07/01/2004 6:29:18 PM PDT by bitt (Kerry's PRESENT is enough for me not to vote for him, let alone his PAST)
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To: kcvl
Eli Pariser

Isn't he the punk who O'Reilly threw off his show because of what he was saying about 9/11?

47 posted on 07/01/2004 6:34:41 PM PDT by mware
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To: kcvl
Noah T. Winer. What an appropriate name for a top member of Move on.

I can't the image of the Saturday Night Live skit about the "Whiners" out of mind.

48 posted on 07/01/2004 6:37:06 PM PDT by 3catsanadog (When anything goes, everything does.)
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To: God luvs America
Can you host a party on Sunday evening, July 18th? Sign up now at:
http://action.moveon.org/outfoxed/newmeeting.html

"Yes, I want much to have party at my house." Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq.

49 posted on 07/02/2004 9:55:11 AM PDT by talleyman (Treason is as treason does.)
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To: God luvs America

We're using this movie to launch an organizing campaign with Common Cause and other great groups to "out" Fox News -- making sure everyone in the country knows the network is stumping for the Republican agenda.


Hmmmm...and just what agenda are these idiots stumping? I don't see how anyone can take them seriously for trying to take Fox News to task for for being biased. It never ceases to amaze me at how stupid this ilk is.
50 posted on 07/02/2004 11:01:37 PM PDT by Wolfhound777 (It's not our job to forgive them. Only God can do that. Our job is to arrange the meeting)
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