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Mary Mapes Names Names [tries to trash FreeRepublic]
INDC Journal ^ | 11/9/05 | Bill Ardolino

Posted on 11/10/2005 5:34:54 AM PST by shhrubbery!

November 09, 2005

Mary Mapes Names Names ("Anonymous" Ones)

Posted by Bill

An excerpt from page 201 of her new book:

Within minutes of Buckhead's original posting, Freepers began to repeat and embellish Buckhead's thoughts. Not surprisingly, they all agreed with him, they all agreed with one another, and they all agreed this should be pursued aggressively. Freethinkers they are not. The Freepers and their lockstep like-minded fellow travelers moved as a group, like a school of sharks sweeping toward an unaware and unarmed victim. CBS was like some sunburned, overweight Florida tourist with a cut foot, floundering and flapping in the water alone in the surf. The Freepers swarmed CBS not because it was right or fair but because they could.

On Web sites such as Powerline, INDC Journal, Allahpundit, and Spacetownusa, the bravehearts of the blogging world worked anonymously in what appeared to be huge numbers, in unison, to destroy the Bush-Guard story, to uphold one another's wild and hateful claims, to outshout, outargue, and outblog anyone who dared to disagree. And on their Web sites there is no disagreement. They hate in unison, they speak with one angry voice, they each make themselves bigger by staying as close together as possible.


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More comment from Ardolino:

"Mary, no hard feelings? Even in forced retirement, Mapes continues her legacy of accuracy, as neither Powerline, nor Spacetown, nor INDC Journal worked anonymously during the scandal. I invite everyone to revisit my September archives and peruse the "wild and hateful claims" made by INDC. Good times.

"I will grant her one thing - the "school of sharks" analogy is pretty accurate, though her description of a helpless victim (a multi-million dollar respected professional news organization) is a bit ... off. And let's not forget who chummed the water."

1 posted on 11/10/2005 5:34:56 AM PST by shhrubbery!
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To: Mo1

Mo, I think it was you who was inquiring yesterday whether Mapes knew about FR. You can read of her awareness here. LOL. It's pretty funny.


2 posted on 11/10/2005 5:37:55 AM PST by Bahbah (Free Scooter; Tony Schaffer for the US Senate)
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To: shhrubbery!; Buckhead
Within minutes of Buckhead's original posting, Freepers began to repeat and embellish Buckhead's thoughts. Not surprisingly, they all agreed with him, they all agreed with one another, and they all agreed this should be pursued aggressively.

That would be, not because we mindlessly agree, as Mapes asserts, but rather because Buckhead was right.

3 posted on 11/10/2005 5:38:03 AM PST by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: shhrubbery!


I'm a feminist, but I am not an angry, communist, 'feminazi,' sicko, mean, pinko, shrieking nag witch.

Link
4 posted on 11/10/2005 5:38:16 AM PST by maggief
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To: shhrubbery!
Freethinkers they are not.

What a cry baby! Give me a break. Since Freepers dare challenge the almighty Mapes, well we must be mind-numbed robots....Eh?

5 posted on 11/10/2005 5:38:24 AM PST by Taggart_D
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To: shhrubbery!
The Freepers and their lockstep like-minded fellow travelers moved as a group, like a school of sharks sweeping toward an unaware and unarmed victim.

Unlike the freethinking, independent apolitical MSM, huh Mary?

6 posted on 11/10/2005 5:38:39 AM PST by ladtx ("It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it." -- -- General Douglas MacArthur)
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To: shhrubbery!

Mary who?


7 posted on 11/10/2005 5:38:42 AM PST by dsc
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To: shhrubbery!

" They hate in unison, they speak with one angry voice, they each make themselves bigger by staying as close together as possible. "

The Democrat Party, c.2005


8 posted on 11/10/2005 5:39:37 AM PST by RoadTest ("The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity." - Yeats)
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To: The_Victor
"but rather because Buckhead was right."

He was Rather right -- I agree.

9 posted on 11/10/2005 5:39:41 AM PST by jdm
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To: shhrubbery!
SORE LOSERSOW!!


10 posted on 11/10/2005 5:39:45 AM PST by NRA1995 (When liberals speak I hear the Vonage music playing.....woo-hoo, woo-hoo-hoo....)
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To: shhrubbery!

Poor mary, she gets caught lying and her defense is more lying. We did prove that the documents were fraudulent. The left will never accept facts that ruin their story. Why let facts get in the way of their lies?


11 posted on 11/10/2005 5:40:35 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: shhrubbery!
OK, everybody, all together now:

BWAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

12 posted on 11/10/2005 5:40:39 AM PST by T Minus Four (Some assembly required.)
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To: shhrubbery!
CBS was like some sunburned, overweight Florida tourist with a cut foot, floundering and flapping in the water alone in the surf. The Freepers swarmed CBS not because it was right or fair but because they could.

Evidently Mapes attended the Edward Bulwer-Lytton School of Writing.

13 posted on 11/10/2005 5:40:51 AM PST by shhrubbery! (Max Boot: Joe Wilson has sold more whoppers than Burger King)
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To: shhrubbery!
"Not surprisingly, they all agreed with him, they all agreed with one another, and they all agreed this should be pursued aggressively. Freethinkers they are not."

No. We aren't. Were not nearly as desperate to get to the truth as our friends over at DUh.

/sarc
14 posted on 11/10/2005 5:41:21 AM PST by Preachin' (Enoch's testimony was that he pleased God: Why are we still here?)
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To: The_Victor

We all mindlessly agree about - truth.

I can live with that. It's a compliment.


15 posted on 11/10/2005 5:41:28 AM PST by IamConservative (Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most times will pick himself up and carry on.)
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To: shhrubbery!

I heard her comments yesterday. She has an amazing ability to twist things.


16 posted on 11/10/2005 5:41:34 AM PST by satchmodog9 ( Seventy million spent on the lefts Christmas present and all they got was a Scooter)
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To: shhrubbery!
"The Freepers swarmed CBS not because it was right or fair but because they could."

Oh, would they not love to take that "could" away from the little people in their underwear and pajamas, uncovering lies and deception on the part of cBS....
17 posted on 11/10/2005 5:41:58 AM PST by Dallas59 (“You love life, while we love death.” - Al-Qaeda / Democratic Party)
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To: The_Victor

I read that excerpt. I have not stopped laughing yet.

I saw that woman for the first time last night on TV.

I looked into her eyes and saw all I need to know.


18 posted on 11/10/2005 5:42:02 AM PST by A message
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To: maggief

I'm a feminist, but I am not an angry, communist, 'feminazi,' sicko, mean, pinko, shrieking nag witch.



4 posted on 11/10/2005 5:38:16 AM PST by maggief

If she is not, she will do until one gets there. And she is butt ugly to boot.


19 posted on 11/10/2005 5:43:36 AM PST by sport
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To: shhrubbery!

This "lady" is mentally deficient. Working with "what's the frequency Kenneth" Danny boy has led to a drain of intelligence - if she had any before.


20 posted on 11/10/2005 5:44:21 AM PST by hgro (A)
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To: shhrubbery!
Boy this is really something. They are portraying CBS as an innocent and helpless victim. The MSM has brainwashed America for years and with the coming of the Internet they are getting their hands called and their lies exposed and can not handle it. Mark my words if the Democrats ever come back to power they will put severe restrictions on speech and the internet or find a way to stop people from exposing their lies.
Bush was elected this last time simply because people like those on Free Republic are tired of Judicial Activism and they along with the religious community took a stand. You all can see how the Democrats have obstructed and the MSM have poured all of its resources into keeping the war,investigation and hatred for Bush on the front burner. This war within in our country is probably more serious than the war on terror and we had better not fall asleep again.
21 posted on 11/10/2005 5:44:33 AM PST by gunnedah
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To: shhrubbery!
Mary,
You're a dull-witted hack and you reached your level of incompetence. Take a lesson. You're fired.
22 posted on 11/10/2005 5:44:46 AM PST by GVnana
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To: shhrubbery!
And on their Web sites there is no disagreement. They hate in unison, they speak with one angry voice, they each make themselves bigger by staying as close together as possible.

It's clear she missed the Schiavo, Miers and even the Christine threads.

23 posted on 11/10/2005 5:44:57 AM PST by RGSpincich
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To: shhrubbery!

It was a dark and stormy night. Buckhead was in the shadows. He and the other swarming FreePer sharks were lurking, lusting, salivating. Rather bled a little, and the swarm moved in.


24 posted on 11/10/2005 5:45:09 AM PST by Enterprise (The modern Democrat Party - a toxic stew of mental illness, cultism, and organized crime.)
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To: satchmodog9
"I heard her comments yesterday. She has an amazing ability to twist things."

Never underestimate the human capacity to justify anything, action or belief.

25 posted on 11/10/2005 5:45:17 AM PST by GBA
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To: shhrubbery!

We are such badnasty people. A group of anonymous nonentities daring to make public comments about a giant media corporation. How dare we?

I don't recall the hate, though. Did I miss out on the hate? I hate when that happens.


26 posted on 11/10/2005 5:45:37 AM PST by Tarantulas ( Illegal immigration - the trojan horse that's treated like a sacred cow)
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To: shhrubbery!

I always find a bit of sadness that the delusional are....delusional, but this just makes me laugh. The good, belly rumbling, chuckling feel good kind of laugh. And also a bit of pride in the crew. But really like all bullies, she just can't believe someone gave her a dose of her own medicine.


27 posted on 11/10/2005 5:45:59 AM PST by Kay Syrah
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To: shhrubbery!

Awwww. Poor widdle CBS.


28 posted on 11/10/2005 5:46:19 AM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Bahbah
Remember Mary's journalistic ethics state that "it's up to the reader to confirm" what she writes, yeah mary yeah.
The more she talks the dumber she looks.
29 posted on 11/10/2005 5:46:26 AM PST by rodguy911 (Support Able Danger and Lt.Col Shaffer,Condi Rice/VP in 08--)
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To: shhrubbery!
"They hate in unison, they speak with one angry voice, they each make themselves bigger by staying as close together as possible."

I assume she's talking about the "vast LEFT WING conspiracy" here. The so called "liberals" (who's more fascist and hate filled than the "libs"?) and all of their anti-American haters and sycophants?
30 posted on 11/10/2005 5:46:29 AM PST by garyhope
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To: shhrubbery!
The Freepers swarmed CBS not because it was right or fair but because they could.

Want some more, Mary?

31 posted on 11/10/2005 5:46:46 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Now that taglines are cool, I refuse to have one.)
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To: maggief

Just a stooopid feminist!!


32 posted on 11/10/2005 5:46:54 AM PST by rodguy911 (Support Able Danger and Lt.Col Shaffer,Condi Rice/VP in 08--)
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To: shhrubbery!

"respected professional news organization ???

Respected only by themselves, and mind-numbed leftist.


33 posted on 11/10/2005 5:47:50 AM PST by AlexW (Reporting from Bratislava)
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To: Bahbah; prairiebreeze; onyx; ohioWfan; BigSkyFreeper; Dog; My2Cents; Howlin; nopardons; ...
Within minutes of Buckhead's original posting, Freepers began to repeat and embellish Buckhead's thoughts. Not surprisingly, they all agreed with him, they all agreed with one another, and they all agreed this should be pursued aggressively. Freethinkers they are not. The Freepers and their lockstep like-minded fellow travelers moved as a group, like a school of sharks sweeping toward an unaware and unarmed victim. CBS was like some sunburned, overweight Florida tourist with a cut foot, floundering and flapping in the water alone in the surf. The Freepers swarmed CBS not because it was right or fair but because they could.

HAHAHAHAHAHA ... she gives a whole new meaning to Loony

34 posted on 11/10/2005 5:48:05 AM PST by Mo1
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To: NRA1995

See B. S.


35 posted on 11/10/2005 5:48:26 AM PST by austinite
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To: shhrubbery!

Clearly she is experiencing some type of mental breakdown. Very sad. NY Times clearly had know choice to force her out.


36 posted on 11/10/2005 5:48:54 AM PST by School of Rational Thought (Republican - The thinking people's party)
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To: Bahbah

Mary Mapes home-page, before she was let go, was FreeRepublic... RATher's was The DrudgeReport.


37 posted on 11/10/2005 5:48:58 AM PST by johnny7 (“What now? Let me tell you what now.”)
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To: rodguy911

Isn't she just hilarious. I now have a better understanding of why CBS was so bad for so long.


38 posted on 11/10/2005 5:49:11 AM PST by Bahbah (Free Scooter; Tony Schaffer for the US Senate)
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To: shhrubbery!
-"...to destroy the Bush-Guard story, to uphold one another's wild and hateful claims, to outshout, outargue, and outblog anyone who dared to disagree. And on their Web sites there is no disagreement. They hate in unison, they speak with one angry voice, they each make themselves bigger by staying as close together as possible...

You now see they type of people running the inner workings of the MSM. A great insight into the mindset of the people managing and reporting (propagandizing) the news to the sheeple EVERY SINGLE DAY!

This is utterly dispicable!

The 'brainwashing' these people are trying to do on a daily basis on the entire population.

This is one war that the Bush administration is loosing realy badly these days. I, and many of us, do not see any intensity or drive to counteract the onslought of the RATS and MSM that's been going on now since the election was won.

If Bush winds up his 2nd term in a 'weakened' state, this will critically hurt the chances of retaining the Excutive branch in 2008 (regardless who runs).

39 posted on 11/10/2005 5:49:20 AM PST by LibFreeUSA
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To: shhrubbery!

Last night, Michael Savage was describing how the wicked of the last century and this one turn things upside down. First, on kristalnacht, the establishment pummeled the oppressed; last week in France, the oppressed punished the establishment. Mary Mapes, whoever she thinks she is, turns today's whole political picture upside down, sort of like calling good evil and evil good.

Her description of FR sounds just like the DemonRATS/press/Hellywood/university cabal. They harp the same old tune day after day like a broken record and nobody has an original thought. She ripped that label off them and put it on us.


40 posted on 11/10/2005 5:49:32 AM PST by RoadTest ("The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity." - Yeats)
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To: shhrubbery!
Poor Mary is still trying to force a square peg through a around hole... She just can't get it through her pea little brain that those 1970's era "documents" were made by a modern computer. That not even type setters of the era could have made those documents without serious effort. And that they were supposedly produced on a military base typewriter...

Keep it up Mary, and you will need to seek professional psychological help... Obsession with non reality is a serious problem...

41 posted on 11/10/2005 5:49:37 AM PST by DB (©)
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To: shhrubbery!

Oh my goodness, she must have taken writing lessons from Matt Cooper.


42 posted on 11/10/2005 5:49:37 AM PST by alnick
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To: shhrubbery!

I would say a better analogy is this:

CBS, like a sunburned, elitist tourist, flaked the waters with bloody chum in an ignorant and zealous attempt to draw the sharks to Bush, another visiting tourist enjoying the warm waters.

Only CBS did not realize that they apparently cut themselves with their own stupidity leading the right wing sharks to devour the source of the warm, fresh blood flowing like a red cloud in the deep blue sky.

The CBS tourist quickly found himself in a tight spot yet pathetically continued to throw the chum towards Bush, the sharks were not fooled. They continued to persue the live target in a frenzy resembling a scene from Jaws.

Bush went on frolicking in the waters but CBS was left struggled to the shore as the shark ripped him apart.

What was remaining of CBS was an ugly sight but still to this day throws dried up, rotten chum at Bush.


43 posted on 11/10/2005 5:49:42 AM PST by smith288 (Peace at all cost makes for tyranny free of charge...)
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To: shhrubbery!
Don't forget to purchase her new book: Truth and Doody
44 posted on 11/10/2005 5:49:58 AM PST by Pharmboy (The stone age didn't end because they ran out of stones.)
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To: Enterprise
It was a dark and stormy night. Buckhead was in the shadows. He and the other swarming FreePer sharks were lurking, lusting, salivating. Rather bled a little, and the swarm moved in.

Well done, sir!

I nominate you for first runner up in this year's Bulwer-Lytton literary competition -- behind Mary Mapes, of course!

45 posted on 11/10/2005 5:50:01 AM PST by shhrubbery! (Max Boot: Joe Wilson has sold more whoppers than Burger King)
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To: rodguy911
Remember Mary's journalistic ethics state that "it's up to the reader to confirm" what she writes...

Should give 60 Minutes cause to go back and verify every piece she has produced. tick, tick, tick...

46 posted on 11/10/2005 5:50:33 AM PST by RGSpincich
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To: shhrubbery!

The arrogance and condescension of these people like Mapes in the MSM is beyond measure. They feel they have the right to conduct fraudulent political assassinations and to shove it down the throats of the people of this country without consequence.

Ugh.


47 posted on 11/10/2005 5:50:43 AM PST by SirJohnBarleycorn
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To: shhrubbery!
And on their Web sites there is no disagreement. They hate in unison, they speak with one angry voice, they each make themselves bigger by staying as close together as possible.

Yeah, no disagreement over John Roberts or Harriet Miers. No, none at all.

Whenever liberals are cornered, they throw out this VRWC bunk. Like they're the only ones who think for themselves and conservatives are just a bunch of "mind numbed robots".

48 posted on 11/10/2005 5:50:47 AM PST by randita
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To: shhrubbery!
Freepers began to repeat and embellish Buckhead's thoughts.

It's called collaborative problem-solving, my dear.

49 posted on 11/10/2005 5:50:50 AM PST by JoeGar
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To: smith288

LOL!


50 posted on 11/10/2005 5:50:50 AM PST by Kay Syrah
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