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Rachel Quits Public Radio
County Press, Second Thoughts (Phila Suburbs) ^ | 12-8-04 | William W. Lawrence

Posted on 12/08/2004 12:27:15 PM PST by Temple Owl

First CBS and now WHYY-FM. Will it never end?

Rachel Buchman, a 25-year-old ace reporter who has been with the public radio facility for about three years, has quit her job.

The move came after she "lost her temper" and left a voice-mail message to Laptoplobbyist.com, a conservative Internet site.

Her message said, "Hi, my name is Rachel, and my telephone number is... I wanted to tell you that you're evil, horrible people. You're awful people. You represent horrible ideas. God hates you and he wants to kill your children. You should all burn in hell. Bye."

Chris Carmouche, Laptoplobbyist executive director who had never heard of Ms. Buchman, discovered her WHYY (90.9) connection when he returned her call. During their conversation, he questioned her journalistic objectivity.

Then Carmouche e-mailed his 150,000 members a transcript of the message and a link to an audio clip of it. He said he did that "to put some perspective on the term 'media bias.'"

Ms. Buchman resigned or turned in her press card or whatever those public radio folks do and offered apologies "to anyone who I may have personally offended" for what she called a "mistake."

We all make mistakes, Ms. Buchman.

Winston Churchill once said, "any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has no heart; and any man who is over 30 and is not a conservative, has no brain."

You have a long five years to cultivate your gray matter.

I will share an embarrassing secret with you. I once voted for Jimmy Carter.

(Excerpt) Read more at countypressonline.com ...


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Another left-wing liberal hits the dust.
1 posted on 12/08/2004 12:27:15 PM PST by Temple Owl
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To: Temple Owl

Feel the love.


2 posted on 12/08/2004 12:28:03 PM PST by Semper Paratus
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To: Temple Owl

On another happy note..what's up with Marion Merry?


3 posted on 12/08/2004 12:28:21 PM PST by ken5050
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To: Tribune7

Your favorite station loses another left y. (LOL)


4 posted on 12/08/2004 12:28:33 PM PST by Temple Owl (19064)
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To: Semper Paratus

Ah yes! Rachel is oozing the typical left-wing liberal love she and her ilk are so good at.


5 posted on 12/08/2004 12:31:20 PM PST by Temple Owl (19064)
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To: Temple Owl; Tribune7
"ace" reporter?  Throwing the accolades around a little losely aren't we?
Nice job by William Lawrence, as always.
Anyone have a link to that audio clip?  I'd love to hear it.

Owl_Eagle

”You know, I'm going to start thanking
the woman who cleans the restroom in
the building I work in.  I'm going to start
thinking of her as a human being”

-Hillary Clinton
(Yes, she really said that
Peggy Noonan
The Case Against Hillary Clinton, pg 55)

6 posted on 12/08/2004 12:32:12 PM PST by South Hawthorne (Enrage a liberal- "Happy Birthday Jesus!")
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To: Temple Owl

She was forced out because she used the word "God" in her phone message.


7 posted on 12/08/2004 12:34:42 PM PST by My2Cents ("Well...there you go again.")
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To: Owl_Eagle

it was on the front page of laptoplobbyist.com


8 posted on 12/08/2004 12:34:43 PM PST by rwfromkansas
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To: Temple Owl

Hi... my name is Rachel and I am having a hard time growing up...


9 posted on 12/08/2004 12:36:02 PM PST by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.)
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To: Owl_Eagle

Go to the laptoplobbbyist.com website and click the link on the left side.


10 posted on 12/08/2004 12:36:09 PM PST by day10 (Rules cannot substitute for character.)
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To: day10
Or Click this: Rachel
11 posted on 12/08/2004 12:38:42 PM PST by day10 (Rules cannot substitute for character.)
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To: day10; rwfromkansas
Thanks fellas!

Owl_Eagle

”You know, I'm going to start thanking
the woman who cleans the restroom in
the building I work in.  I'm going to start
thinking of her as a human being”

-Hillary Clinton
(Yes, she really said that
Peggy Noonan
The Case Against Hillary Clinton, pg 55)

12 posted on 12/08/2004 12:38:56 PM PST by South Hawthorne (Enrage a liberal- "Happy Birthday Jesus!")
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To: Temple Owl

Good heavens, It seems that Rachel went off her meds....


13 posted on 12/08/2004 12:40:56 PM PST by Dashing Dasher (Because I fly, I envy no (wo)man on earth. - Anon)
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To: Temple Owl

What's crazy about this message is that it isn't enough just to say that you don't agree with your politics, that you COnservatives are crazy...etc. She wished physical harm on those she disagreed with. That's the difference between us and them.


14 posted on 12/08/2004 12:41:55 PM PST by Hildy ( The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue)
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To: Temple Owl

Another lefty giving peace a chance. Love that tolerance.


15 posted on 12/08/2004 12:42:38 PM PST by wbill
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To: Temple Owl
...a 25-year-old ace reporter...

How does someone barely out of diapers get to be an ace reporter?

16 posted on 12/08/2004 12:43:09 PM PST by Mukor
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To: day10
Wow. I expected screaming.

She said this vile stuff so calmly - she clearly is mentally unbalanced.

17 posted on 12/08/2004 12:43:12 PM PST by wideawake (God bless our brave soldiers and their Commander in Chief)
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To: Temple Owl
Lost her temper....she lost her mind!

Not that it was any great loss.

18 posted on 12/08/2004 12:43:51 PM PST by OldFriend (PRAY FOR MAJ. TAMMY DUCKWORTH)
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To: Mukor

All liberal journalists are "ace" reporters. LOL


19 posted on 12/08/2004 12:45:52 PM PST by Temple Owl (19064)
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To: Temple Owl

The really need to remove the kool-aid dispensers at
NPR/PBS stations. Some people just can't control their
drinking, and start thinking that the "liberal buzz"
they get from overexposure to liberal BS, is real.


20 posted on 12/08/2004 12:46:13 PM PST by Boundless
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To: Mukor
How does someone barely out of diapers get to be an ace reporter?

By hating Republicans, of course.

21 posted on 12/08/2004 12:46:32 PM PST by Dashing Dasher (Because I fly, I envy no (wo)man on earth. - Anon)
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To: Temple Owl

Doesn't Rachel have any friends? Friends don't let friends E-mail while drunk.


22 posted on 12/08/2004 12:46:54 PM PST by johnandrhonda (bless W)
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To: Temple Owl

I think it is being generous to call that a mistake. A mistake was not being honest about her true hatred for conservatives. Now she's out of the closet. That's not a mistake, even though it cost her her job. Now she can deal with it. Send her to Haters Anonymous so she can get some help and stop denying her problem.


23 posted on 12/08/2004 12:48:05 PM PST by The Ghost of FReepers Past (Legislatures are so outdated. If you want real political victory, take your issue to court.)
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To: wideawake

To me she sounded like a teenage spoiled brat type that you just want to slap.


24 posted on 12/08/2004 12:50:47 PM PST by day10 (Rules cannot substitute for character.)
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To: johnandrhonda

Speaking of overrated airheaded liberal female reporters, whatever happened to Ashleigh Banfield?


25 posted on 12/08/2004 12:51:07 PM PST by Semper Paratus
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To: Temple Owl

bye-bye


26 posted on 12/08/2004 12:52:16 PM PST by tom paine 2
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To: Semper Paratus

BUMP!


27 posted on 12/08/2004 12:52:22 PM PST by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.)
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To: Temple Owl

Buh-bye


28 posted on 12/08/2004 12:54:16 PM PST by sandbar
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To: Temple Owl

For a brief moment, I was wondering what a "Lapto Plobbyist" is...


29 posted on 12/08/2004 1:00:06 PM PST by newgeezer (...until the voters discover they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury.)
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To: day10

LOL...thanks fer the link. Whatta dumb-assed nitwit...MUD


30 posted on 12/08/2004 1:00:51 PM PST by Mudboy Slim (RE-IMPEACH the HildaBeast's Hubby!!)
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To: newgeezer
""Lapto Plobbyist"

LOL...took a brief moment to register with me, too...MUD

31 posted on 12/08/2004 1:02:28 PM PST by Mudboy Slim (RE-IMPEACH the HildaBeast's Hubby!!)
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To: Timesink; martin_fierro; reformed_democrat; Loyalist; =Intervention=; PianoMan; GOPJ; ...
Media Schadenfreude and Media Shenanigans PING

Another Victory in the War On Error.

32 posted on 12/08/2004 1:02:38 PM PST by weegee (WE FOUGHT ZOGBYISM November 2, 2004 - 60 Million Voters versus 60 Minutes - BUSH WINS!!!)
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To: Owl_Eagle
"ace" reporter? Throwing the accolades around a little losely aren't we?

More like a spacey reporter.

33 posted on 12/08/2004 1:09:48 PM PST by Rocko
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To: johnandrhonda
I think she needs a man.

I already pity him.
34 posted on 12/08/2004 1:12:17 PM PST by GreenOgre
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To: Mukor
How does someone barely out of diapers get to be an ace reporter?

Could have been a mispelling?

Maybe she's only had one story?

Perhaps she moonlights at that hardware chain to pay off all those J-school loans?

35 posted on 12/08/2004 1:12:47 PM PST by Ditto ( No trees were killed in sending this message, but billions of electrons were inconvenienced.)
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To: Temple Owl

churchill is wrongly credited with that popular phrase...


36 posted on 12/08/2004 1:13:03 PM PST by Jon Alvarez
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To: Jon Alvarez

Do you know to whom it should be credited?


37 posted on 12/08/2004 1:24:30 PM PST by laotzu
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To: Mukor
How does someone barely out of diapers get to be an ace reporter?



It helps to be Superman's pal...
38 posted on 12/08/2004 1:32:06 PM PST by GodBlessRonaldReagan (Count Petofi will not be denied!)
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To: Temple Owl
Rachel Buchman, a 25-year-old ace reporter

I hate those mispronunciations. It's supposed to be a short A.


39 posted on 12/08/2004 1:37:03 PM PST by KarlInOhio (In a just world, Arafat would have died at the end of a rope.)
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To: Mukor
How does someone barely out of diapers get to be an ace reporter?

By being extremely ambitious, kissing up, and possibly bedding the right higher-ups.

I see it all the time: A dead-level, competent, smart, 45 year old stuck in the trenches.

A 25 year old arrogant jerk too stupid to wipe his (or her) own butt promoted way up the ladder in a hurry.

Some people only have one skill, and ultimately its almost the only skill you need: self-promotion.

40 posted on 12/08/2004 1:42:03 PM PST by hopespringseternal
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To: Temple Owl

Another left-wing liberal hits the dust.......

Trained since birth that the only way for a real woman to suceed in life is to be a tightassed advocate, she did as she was trained.

She will now be more agressive and a menace to the society she hates. Only the implementation of Utopia will provide her salvation.


41 posted on 12/08/2004 1:46:39 PM PST by bert (Don't Panic.....)
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To: Temple Owl
Rachel Buchman, a 25-year-old ace reporter

Hmm. Only off by two letters. But it's pronounced almost the same way.

42 posted on 12/08/2004 1:48:49 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("There's nothing more dangerous than a wounded mosquito." - Roy Spim, AKA Eric Idle)
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To: hopespringseternal
Sounds like corporate politics. I wonder how brown her nose was ? There was a guy who use to work in the program I am on and what I remembered, he was a 24 year old high school kid. Very immature, etc. I notice that he is moving up the food chain very quickly where he moved to. I am Senior level and so is he. He will probably make Staff long before I will. I don't play politics and don't kiss @$$. I refuse to lose dignity.

By being extremely ambitious, kissing up, and possibly bedding the right higher-ups.

I see it all the time: A dead-level, competent, smart, 45 year old stuck in the trenches.

A 25 year old arrogant jerk too stupid to wipe his (or her) own butt promoted way up the ladder in a hurry.

Some people only have one skill, and ultimately its almost the only skill you need: self-promotion.

43 posted on 12/08/2004 1:58:47 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: day10

Good gravy. Is that really her? LOL. Her voice is as childish as her post. And she worked in radio?


Oh, non-competitive, government-subsidized radio. I get it.


44 posted on 12/08/2004 2:01:31 PM PST by Petronski (Aspirations in the clouds and your hopes go down the drain . . .)
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To: GreenOgre; weegee; little jeremiah; EdReform; MeekOneGOP
I think she needs a man. I already pity him.

Rachael doesn't like real men, and real men don't care for Rachael and her lesbo rat pack.


45 posted on 12/08/2004 2:01:33 PM PST by Grampa Dave (Writers of hate GW/Christians/ Republicans Articles = GIM=GAY INFECTED MEDIOTS!)
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To: Temple Owl
Rachel Buchman, a 25-year-old ace reporter who has been with the public radio facility for about three years, has quit her job. The move came after she "lost her temper" and left a voice-mail message to Laptoplobbyist.com, a conservative Internet site.

I'm deeply saddened ...

46 posted on 12/08/2004 2:02:19 PM PST by af_vet_1981
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To: Grampa Dave

Hey, that's right. "Fresh Air" comes from WHYY in Philly too, don't it?


47 posted on 12/08/2004 2:04:09 PM PST by Petronski (Aspirations in the clouds and your hopes go down the drain . . .)
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To: Mukor

"How does someone barely out of diapers get to be an ace reporter?"

Answer, when they are a hate filled GIM, Gay Infected Mediot who writes a flow of articles pushing the gay agenda and condemning Christians, GW and Republicans.

The search below shows that Rachael was an ace in pushing the gay agenda.

http://search.yahoo.com/bin/search?p=Rachel%20Buchman%20Gay


48 posted on 12/08/2004 2:06:22 PM PST by Grampa Dave (Writers of hate GW/Christians/ Republicans Articles = GIM=GAY INFECTED MEDIOTS!)
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To: day10

she pops her P's


49 posted on 12/08/2004 2:06:47 PM PST by LarkNeelie (Shock 'N Awe - liberals stunned by defeat)
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To: Grampa Dave

Yikes! That's a picture of a 25 year old? The hate and self-loathing is really aging her beyond her years.


50 posted on 12/08/2004 2:07:31 PM PST by hattend (Nuke Berkeley)
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