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Tom Brokaw Received Boos at University of Oklahoma/Nebraska Game
Eyewitness | Nov 13, 2004 | PhiKapMom

Posted on 11/13/2004 9:16:02 PM PST by PhiKapMom

It was announced during the second half that Tom Brokaw was in attendance at the University of Oklahoma/Nebraska game at Owen Field in Norman. The minute he was announced, you could hear loud boos from around the stadium.

Have no idea how he had the nerve to return to OU after his debacle of a speech for graduation last May. I think he received louder boos then when Nebraska came out, and even more than the penalty we got for fans throwing oranges onto the field near the end of the game.

Chalk this one up to flyover country that detests the mainstream news media. You probably will never hear this from the media except our local radio but it was hilarious. Everyone around where we sit are Bush fans and after they stopped booing, they started laughing at the reaction of everyone. Then they launched into a discussion about how biased the so-called mainstream media was in the election and how people like Brokaw should stay out of the red states. It made me really proud of the Sooner fans -- this truly is Bush Country.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: booed; brokaw; bushcountry; nbcnews; notobrokaw; ousucks
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To: zzen01

It was totally MIA!


51 posted on 11/13/2004 9:41:18 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom

Good job Sooners (and I'm a Cowboy fan)..


52 posted on 11/13/2004 9:41:23 PM PST by okstate (I'm John Kerry, and I approved this message... before I decided against it.)
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To: PhiKapMom

OH MY..They may someday get the message!..LOL


53 posted on 11/13/2004 9:41:33 PM PST by MEG33 ( Congratulations President Bush!..Thank you God. Four More Years!)
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To: Revolting cat!
"Montgomery Burns"??

Lol

54 posted on 11/13/2004 9:41:44 PM PST by F16Fighter
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To: PhiKapMom

Big 12 bump..go Mizzou


55 posted on 11/13/2004 9:41:45 PM PST by demsux
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To: PhiKapMom

Husker,

I long for the days of yore when the Huskers and Sooners would line up and beat the $(*# out of each other. I hope in a year or two it will be that way again.

However, you are right. Stoops is all about ball control this year. Last year the Sooners were pretty much one dimensional and that killed us in the end.

Go Big Red!
Boomer Sooner!


56 posted on 11/13/2004 9:41:46 PM PST by jbstrick (This tagline has passed the "Global Test")
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To: PhiKapMom
His whole speech was about how the WWII was the greatest generation and there never will be another one, how Bush won the Florida election through the Supreme Court and was selected, that today's students will not go near as far as the greatest generation, war in Iraq was wrong and those are the just the highlights or lowlights that I prefer to call them.

I remember that - I was all over that thread. Glad to see that the OU faithful remebered his speech as well, and gave him what he deserved for making it. What kind of arrogant jackass comes into town, trashes the President and the graduating class he's addressing, pockets 75 Gs for his vile spew, and then not only returns, but makes a big deal out of announcing his return? What did he think, that everyone was going to forget what he said and toss him bouquets?

57 posted on 11/13/2004 9:42:21 PM PST by CFC__VRWC (It's not evidence of wrongdoing just because Democrats don't like the outcome.)
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To: Howlin

Enjoyed the win but I think I enjoyed hearing Brokaw boo'd just as much!


58 posted on 11/13/2004 9:42:34 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom

Why was he there? He doesn't even have a connection that I know of, he's from South Dakota.


59 posted on 11/13/2004 9:42:34 PM PST by AmishDude
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To: Deb

Boomer Sooner!!!!!!!!!


60 posted on 11/13/2004 9:42:37 PM PST by bellas_sister
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To: freepatriot32

I hadn't seen those articles -- bet that was part of the reason. Whatever it was, it was great to hear.


61 posted on 11/13/2004 9:43:34 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom

Heh.....look for a ping from me just now.


62 posted on 11/13/2004 9:43:41 PM PST by Howlin (I love the smell of mandate in the morning.)
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To: PhiKapMom

Typical hypno-lefty divide and conquer horsecr*p. Brokaw needs to put a sock in it- Why are ALL American generations not GREAT?? The 'greatest' gen my butt...


63 posted on 11/13/2004 9:44:19 PM PST by stefanbc (Have a nice left-wing suicide : hate to be ya)
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To: PhiKapMom
Sorry, OU sucks.


64 posted on 11/13/2004 9:44:52 PM PST by BJClinton (And your crybaby whiny-assed opinion would be ....?)
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To: Victor

That game last year was awesome. No goal post torn down this time like they did in 2000! Great to see Josh Heupel back on the sideline as an assistant coach.


65 posted on 11/13/2004 9:45:06 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom
That doesn't even include the fact that the speech didn't flow at all -- never did figure out a theme except this class shouldn't reach for greatness but just give up (my son's words).

Figures. All the Rats like Carter and Clinton constantly claim our best days are behind us. Of course, if we keep electing people like them, they truly are. I like Reagan's shining city on the hill myself.

66 posted on 11/13/2004 9:48:06 PM PST by Moonman62 (Federal Creed: If it moves tax it. If it keeps moving regulate it. If it stops moving subsidize it.)
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To: bushpilot

When Nebraska came out on the field, there were some boo's but not like Brokaw's -- they always boo the opposing team when they come out except for Baylor. You have to remember that Nebraska took advantage of when we were way down under John Blake to run up the score in the late 90's. Then in 2000 in our section we had some ditzy Nebraska woman yelling at us when Nebraska went up 14-0 about how bad we were, etc. -- she is still the talk of the section. Nebraska scored and she turned around and yelled at us instead of towards the field. As the game went on, she sat down and shut up. That was neat.


67 posted on 11/13/2004 9:49:33 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: kenth

Fox does a louzy job IMHO.


68 posted on 11/13/2004 9:50:30 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: okstate

Even the boo's were coming from the student body -- funniest thing I have seen in a long time at a game.


69 posted on 11/13/2004 9:51:27 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: BJClinton

You posted the longhorns wrong. They should be upside down. By the way, look on the map and who do you see on top? Yup, that's us!!!


BOOOOOOOOOOOMER! SOOOOOOOOOOONER!


70 posted on 11/13/2004 9:51:41 PM PST by dmw
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To: jbstrick

Cannot wait to see Adrian Peterson with either Paul Thompson or Brett Bomar next year -- that should be a lot of fun.

Jason White looks good!


71 posted on 11/13/2004 9:52:43 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom

He loves to roam around at college football games, I guess. We had the same announcement at an Ole Miss game a year or two ago, "Ole Miss welcomes Tom Brokaw, blah blah blah." I gave him a HEFTY round o'boos.

MM


72 posted on 11/13/2004 9:53:12 PM PST by MississippiMan (Americans should not be sacrificed on the altar of political correctness.)
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To: BJClinton

And who has beat Texas for the last five years? You guys almost lost to Kansas today didn't you?


73 posted on 11/13/2004 9:53:26 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: CFC__VRWC

My sentiments exactly! He was an idiot to come back to OU!


74 posted on 11/13/2004 9:54:21 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: AmishDude

His son-in-law is an OU alum and huge Sooner fan -- only good thing he said in speech along with Beat Texas and the fact that he comes from the same state as Josh Heupel -- Brokaw is not Josh! Josh is really nice, conservative, and supports the President!


75 posted on 11/13/2004 9:55:50 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom
HEY BROKAW !  HEY MSM !  ---  Bite THIS!
HEY Brokaw!  HEY MSM!  Bite THIS!!!HEY Brokaw!  HEY MSM!  Bite THIS!!!
image sources:  http://freedomkeys.com/msg2themedia.jpg
and:  http://freedomkeys.com/hey-mf'n-msm.jpg
with ultimate credit going to:http://www.sacredcowburgers.com/fresh/showpics.cgi?phone_call_for_kerry
76 posted on 11/13/2004 9:55:59 PM PST by FreeKeys ("Sometimes the fourth estate seems more like a fifth column." -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: BJClinton

So, if OU sucks, what does that make a team that got shut out by OU? And only beat lowly KU today because of a bogus pass interference call? God knows the Big 12 is desperate for an extra BCS check this year.

BTW, I watched the game on Fox and didn't hear an announcement or boos. It might not have been picked up by the microphones or I might have been out of the room, so I'm not saying it didn't happen.


77 posted on 11/13/2004 9:56:44 PM PST by digitalbrownshirt
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To: Rabble
Who is this Brokaw guy? Is he someone important? (Sarcasm)
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Now let's be polite to the little bugger. Remember he is the guy who bloggers(the new media screeners) use as their news water boy for the left. Don't you remember?:) You have to keep the lower ranks happy so they will work for ya....don't ya know.
78 posted on 11/13/2004 9:56:50 PM PST by Earthdweller (US descendant of French Protestants)
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To: stefanbc

It was bad -- he didn't even stay for the end of graduation. President Boren is a very animated person and he sat there rigid as Brokaw launched into his attack speech -- didn't move at all. I saw Pres Boren when Rudy spoke at the Spring Convocation and he kept nodding and smiling as Rudy talked. I was taping the Graduation and Boren was stiff!


79 posted on 11/13/2004 9:57:56 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom

Both the PA announcement and the booing came through clearly on the radio broadcast of the game. One announcer asked the other "Why are they booing Tom Brokaw?"


80 posted on 11/13/2004 9:58:28 PM PST by Moosilauke
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To: dmw

Way to go! I was thinking the same thing -- the longhorns are supposed to be upside down -- never see them right side up here in Norman! :)


81 posted on 11/13/2004 9:59:26 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom

From the biggest RED state: http://www.corridorwatch.org AND, http://www.austintollparty.org
AND, http://www.stop121tolls.org

Wait till they do this to Oklahoma! Turner TPK is NOTHING compared to this red bastion.


82 posted on 11/13/2004 9:59:36 PM PST by MarshallDillon (<<<Clickhere to RECALL Austin Mayor WILL WYNN -(a double-taxer).)
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To: MississippiMan

Good for you! He should stay out of the Red States!


83 posted on 11/13/2004 10:00:15 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: digitalbrownshirt

I think it was right before the start of the second half


84 posted on 11/13/2004 10:01:12 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: Moosilauke

Thanks! I am glad it came through the radio because it was really loud and I figured it must have gotten picked up.


85 posted on 11/13/2004 10:02:16 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom

Newsreaders take themselves much too seriesly.


86 posted on 11/13/2004 10:03:10 PM PST by Waco
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To: PhiKapMom

Thanks for that great report, PKM.


87 posted on 11/13/2004 10:04:28 PM PST by doug from upland (Vietnam Vets: FINALLY -- welcome home, heroes)
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To: PhiKapMom

The demise of the media. Ha ha.


88 posted on 11/13/2004 10:05:00 PM PST by Vicki (Truth and Reality)
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To: PhiKapMom

Tom's thought?


"Well, this is DEFINITELY not the Greatest Generation!"


89 posted on 11/13/2004 10:05:40 PM PST by willyboyishere
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To: PhiKapMom

Thanks for the report.
BUMP for great freeping.


90 posted on 11/13/2004 10:05:53 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: doug from upland

Figured everyone could use a smile tonight! I am glad to know it was picked up on the radio too! Our local talk shows should be funny on Monday.


91 posted on 11/13/2004 10:06:22 PM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Thanks Oklahomans for giving Pres Bush the win in all our counties!)
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To: PhiKapMom

We just didn't want them to feel too bad. The game plan was to let them get 10 ahead w/ 4:11 left in the game and score 2 TDs in 4 minutes. Yup. That's the way coach Brown drew it up.


92 posted on 11/13/2004 10:08:22 PM PST by BJClinton (And your crybaby whiny-assed opinion would be ....?)
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To: PhiKapMom

. . . Better put some ice on that Meester BrokeJaw

93 posted on 11/13/2004 10:14:16 PM PST by Babu
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To: PhiKapMom

The boos didn't have to happen. If only Mr. Brokaw had said something sensitive and endearing to the Oklahoma fans to win them over, such as..."I came here to see me a football game"


94 posted on 11/13/2004 10:14:43 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Lancey Howard

http://www.ou.edu/commencement/....you can read Tom Brokaw's commencement address here. I know he's MSM liberal and all, but I read the whole address and it's not about what has been said, unless I missed something...other opinions??


95 posted on 11/13/2004 10:15:25 PM PST by tina07 (Bush/Cheney'04)
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To: tina07

http://www.ou.edu/commencement/


without other words attached...oops!


96 posted on 11/13/2004 10:17:52 PM PST by tina07 (Bush/Cheney'04)
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To: tina07

I think he was just booed for being part of MSM, associated with Rather and Jennings, etc. I know he's anti-Bush, but I didn't see it in the address itself, the long boring address I might add.


97 posted on 11/13/2004 10:23:05 PM PST by tina07 (Bush/Cheney'04)
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To: PhiKapMom

As a Husker Fan....I agree does everyone know what WCO means?

William (Bill) Callahan Overated


98 posted on 11/13/2004 10:24:54 PM PST by Huskr4Bush
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To: PhiKapMom
I think he received louder boos then when Nebraska came out, and even more than the penalty we got for fans throwing oranges onto the field near the end of the game.

HAHAHAHA ... GOOD!

99 posted on 11/13/2004 10:25:00 PM PST by Mo1 (one country, one Constitution, and one future that binds us)
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To: PhiKapMom

Congratulations Sooners!!!

I wish he would have been at one of the Alabama games because I would have enjoyed booing him too.

By the way, we're counting on you guys to win out. We cannot imagine a school like Auburn playing for a national championship.

Roll Tide and Go Sooners!!!!


100 posted on 11/13/2004 10:31:16 PM PST by boycott
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