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Liberals Try to Knock Melanie Morgan & Conseravtive Station Off the Air!
KSFO,Blogs,Melanie Morgan, YouTube,CBS TV, Newspapers ^ | Vanity

Posted on 01/10/2007 12:28:25 PM PST by Impeach98

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To: Impeach98

I think if loyal listeners put on a huge show of support for Melanie it can counter this smear effectively. It might even improve the ratings for the show and encourage advertisers to support her even more (there will be more money in it for advertisers with all the new, juicy "controversy" boosting Melanie's ratings).

By the way, thanks for pointing out the ad. As vicious as it was, I did enjoy hearing Melanie converse with Ann. Two babes are better than one, three babes are better than two, four babes are...(and the rule continues to build on itself!).


51 posted on 01/10/2007 1:38:50 PM PST by blitzgig
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To: Impeach98

I think if loyal listeners put on a huge show of support for Melanie it can counter this smear effectively. It might even improve the ratings for the show and encourage advertisers to support her even more (there will be more money in it for advertisers with all the new, juicy "controversy" boosting Melanie's ratings).

By the way, thanks for pointing out the ad. As vicious as it was, I did enjoy hearing Melanie converse with Ann. Two babes are better than one, three babes are better than two, four babes are...(and the rule continues to build on itself!).


52 posted on 01/10/2007 1:38:55 PM PST by blitzgig
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To: Impeach98
They've gotten big name advertisers to pull off the station such as MasterCard, VISA, Bank of America, and others.

Really? KSFO is also the official Raider Nation station. Even though they had a losing season, why wouldn't they want to advertise to Raiders fans?

-PJ

53 posted on 01/10/2007 1:40:31 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (It's still not safe to vote Democrat.)
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To: potlatch; holdonnow; Laura_Ingraham; PhilDragoo; ntnychik; MeekOneGOP; dixiechick2000; ...










54 posted on 01/10/2007 1:43:36 PM PST by devolve ( ....shop_invest_and_hire_wisely)
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To: devolve

Wonderful posting devolve! Haven't seen Ann in awhile!


55 posted on 01/10/2007 1:46:07 PM PST by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Political Junkie Too

You make a relevant point, but I suggest you try looking at it from a different angle. By the time these guys are done, don't you think that they will have made a run at getting the Oakland Raiders to pull off of KSFO too!?!


56 posted on 01/10/2007 1:46:11 PM PST by Impeach98 (Anti-war protestors should try holding rallies in Damascus and Tehran!)
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To: devolve

Gosh I do despise the liberal media. Thank you for your good post, even though it depressed me a bit. I'll turn the depression into action, though!


57 posted on 01/10/2007 1:49:32 PM PST by Impeach98 (Anti-war protestors should try holding rallies in Damascus and Tehran!)
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To: Impeach98

"Free Speech" is only free for the liberal types in our modern, PC World now...

The rest of us pay a price for standing up for our beliefs..

No Non-DNC approved speech must be tolerated.
SEIG HEIL!!
ABORTION UBER ALLES!!!


58 posted on 01/10/2007 1:52:32 PM PST by tcrlaf (VOTE DEM! You'll Look GREAT In A Burqa!)
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To: Impeach98
Maybe, but I question which way Raiders fans lean, KSFO or KGO?

Also, since KSFO and KGO are both owned by the same company, ABC makes money whether the audience tunes into one or the other. They would make more money if both stations stay as is than if one were shut down.

Morgan is only on from 5:00am to 9:00am, and I bet most don't tune in until at least 7:00am unless they're fighting the morning commute. The rest of the day is syndicated, except for the 6:00PM-8:00PM slot.

Finally, the weekend is less strident, with the garden show and Bob O'Donnell and computers in the morning on Saturday. Then there is Rabbi Lapin, David Gold, and Barbara Simpson. The station is nowhere near the "hate talk" that these protesters are making it out to be.

-PJ

59 posted on 01/10/2007 1:56:46 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (It's still not safe to vote Democrat.)
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To: Impeach98
Perhaps Mike Stark needs to be "targeted", big time. Has Rush done a segment on this?

It almost appears to be an illegal form of extortion on the part of these "bloggers". The bloggers are trying to manipulate and censor the programming of free radio stations and intimidate US companies financially. They resemble nasty little gangsta neighborhood tough guys engaging in a kind of political turf war.
60 posted on 01/10/2007 1:57:25 PM PST by khnyny (For today in the city of David a Savior has been born for you who is Messiah and Lord.)
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To: Impeach98

Go Melanie!

Bump and thanks for the ping Impeach98


61 posted on 01/10/2007 2:00:37 PM PST by BARLF
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To: Political Junkie Too
The 6:00 - 8:00 PM time slot is Brian Sussman, who is part of what they are targeting.

You pointed out the key point there. The liberals don't care if the money is taken off of KSFO and put on KGO. They want the ad dollars off of conservative programs to shut them down.

The whole routine they are doing about Disney and ABC being fascists is that they are furious that Melanie, Lee and Brian weren't already fired. It's the same drill as the Path to 9/11 when they made ABC to be out to be a right-wing television network that spreads lies and propaganda because Bill Clinton was afraid he'd face some of the blame for the growth of Islamic terrorist networks.

62 posted on 01/10/2007 2:01:40 PM PST by Impeach98 (Anti-war protestors should try holding rallies in Damascus and Tehran!)
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To: Impeach98
Thanks for the ping. Posted a comment on this YouTube video.
63 posted on 01/10/2007 2:10:50 PM PST by BufordP ("Every morning I start my day with juice, toast, and a big bowl of Baby Crunch!" -- Michael J. Fox)
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To: Impeach98

Perhaps we should call these vendors and tell them that if they don't start advertising, we will stop using their products?

it's a 2-way street.


64 posted on 01/10/2007 2:11:11 PM PST by fhlh (Liberal (noun): A person so open minded, their brains have fallen out of their head.)
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To: Political Junkie Too
P.S. You said Melanie was "only" on from 5:00 - 9:00 AM and that the only other local program was 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

You have morning drive and evening drive there. That's the big target audience for most advertisers, but they are pulling their ad dollars off the station altogether, not just one program.

65 posted on 01/10/2007 2:11:40 PM PST by Impeach98 (Anti-war protestors should try holding rallies in Damascus and Tehran!)
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To: Impeach98
Do you remember back in October 2005 when Morgan announced on one day that it was her last day and that she was being escorted out of the building after the show was over? The next day, Barbara Simpson and Mike State were doing the morning show. I assumed that the whole thing was a contract negotiation ploy rather than a firing and rescinding the termination.

Liberals were also mad at the Sinclair network for running the Kerry documentary before the election, and tried to shut that down. They're probably also retaliating for the loss of Air America by trying to take down a conservative talker in a tit-for-tat.

I think businesses do care somewhat because they can't guarantee that money that leaves KSFO will go to KGO.

As I posted in a thread last week, I think it's more likely that some people will try to break up and sell off the AM radio networks (like ABCRadio selling its stations) as a way to break up the national syndications of shows like Limbaugh and Hannity, while simultaneously removing platforms for local talkers like Morgan. That market-based approach might be easier and less politically dangerous than trying to reinstall the fairness doctrine. Just like when KRON was sold to Young Broadcasting, if ABCRadio sells KSFO to a religious group (like AM 610 did), then Premier has to find a new station to run Limbaugh and Hannity in the Bay Area.

-PJ

66 posted on 01/10/2007 2:12:54 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (It's still not safe to vote Democrat.)
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To: khnyny

Question,

How do liberal kooks have the cash to intimidate US companies financially??? Don't you need a job to have money?


67 posted on 01/10/2007 2:20:59 PM PST by fhlh (Liberal (noun): A person so open minded, their brains have fallen out of their head.)
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To: Impeach98
Actually, I thought evening drive was usually 4-7, 6-8 being really late.

KSFO is running Dr. Laura from 12-3, and the Hannity rerun from 3-6, then live local (Sussman) from 6-8, Levin rerun from 8-10, then Coast-to-Coast twice until 5:00AM. I usually switch to Sacramento KSTE (650) from 12:00PM-6:00PM to get the live Hannity and Savage (who is on KNEW 910 locally).

So, there is really very little local live on KSFO during the week. On weekends, the morning are live local non-politics, Laping and Gold are live remote, and only Simpson is live local from 4:00PM-7:00PM.

That makes for a total of 30 hours (Rodgers & Morgan, Sussman) of live local political talk during weekdays (25%), 6 hours (Simpson) of live local weekend (12.5%), and 6 hours (Lapin, Gold) of remote local weekend for political talk.

-PJ

68 posted on 01/10/2007 2:24:26 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (It's still not safe to vote Democrat.)
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To: Impeach98
Thank you for bringing this to us and let us know who and where we can write to support Melanie. It's interesting I was thinking earlier today, before your post, that it may be time for most of the conservative talk hosts to start thinking about going to Sirius or their competetor...

Unfortunately, would make it so much harder to reach the people they need to reach since the diehard fans like most of us here would follow them, and people just skimming the dials would never be informed, which is exactly what they are after.

69 posted on 01/10/2007 2:40:25 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Txsleuth

Exactly, they will not stop with Melanie Morgan, and rest assured FR is in the sights of some.


70 posted on 01/10/2007 2:48:36 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Impeach98
Is this the guy?!

My name is Mike Stark. I am a law student at the University of Virginia, a marine, and a citizen journalist. Earlier today at a public event, I was attempting to ask Senator Allen a question about his sealed divorce record and his arrest in the 1970s, both of which are in the public domain. His people assaulted me, put me in a headlock, and wrestled me to the ground. Video footage is available here, from an NBC affiliate.

I demand that Senator Allen fire the staffers who beat up a constituent attempting to use his constitutional right to petition his government. I also want to know why Senator Allen would want his staffers to assault someone asking questions about matters of public record in the heat of a political campaign. Why are his divorce records sealed? Why was he arrested in the 1970s? And why did his campaign batter me when I asked him about these questions.

71 posted on 01/10/2007 3:18:04 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Impeach98
Media Matters is leading the charge.

Headed by an ADMITTED LIAR, David Brock.

72 posted on 01/10/2007 3:19:27 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Impeach98
Hang in there, Melanie!

Don't be discouraged but, rather, wear this as a badge of honor.

Corporate advertisers are notoriously skittish and recoil from controversy. Worse, many of them--perhaps most--have a liberal slant to begin with.

Don't give up the fight. We're with you.

73 posted on 01/10/2007 3:19:50 PM PST by Czar ( StillFedUptotheTeeth@Washington)
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To: fhlh
"How do liberal kooks have the cash to intimidate US companies financially??? Don't you need a job to have money?"

Yes, but they need only rile up the liberal sensibilities of do-gooders in corporate America who say "oh, we can't be associated with HATE SPEECH."

Just wait for the liberal bloggers to get more media to report this story. They will demonize the conservative talkers and Melanie Morgan in the same way they managed to taint John Bolton (an American hero) as a vicious, violent thug.

Remember one of the chief accusers in the John Bolton matter was Melody Townsel of Daily Kos. They ran that drill in part through Daily Kos and they are doing the same thing here again with Mike Stark at Daily Kos and the far-left gang over at Media Matters.

74 posted on 01/10/2007 3:19:58 PM PST by Impeach98 (Anti-war protestors should try holding rallies in Damascus and Tehran!)
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To: Impeach98

KSFO is also the flagship radio station of the Oakland Raiders. That's two strikes, libs!!!


75 posted on 01/10/2007 3:20:51 PM PST by GOP_Raider (Arthur, we hardly knew ye!)
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To: Political Junkie Too
...though they had a losing season, why wouldn't they want to advertise to Raiders fans?

Becasue even in the Bay Area, we (Raider fans) are considered second class citizens, lower than pond scum. Conservatives are the most hated in the Bay Area, and Raider fans are probably a close second.

76 posted on 01/10/2007 3:24:08 PM PST by GOP_Raider (Arthur, we hardly knew ye!)
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To: Impeach98

Wow, I'm only going to be left with a Discover Card if I want to protest!

Give a nerd a little power and they become fascists.


77 posted on 01/10/2007 3:24:10 PM PST by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake.)
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To: kcvl
Yep, that is the guy. It's funny he pretty much pushed other activists out of the way to get the glory for himself, with regards to this "drill" on their part. He's also one of the more politically-motivated types involved.

Whereas some of the liberal bloggers just despise conservatives and want to fight what they see to be "hate speech," (from an ideological standpoint) Mike Stark and the Media Matters (David Brock, et. al) crowd view this as part of the war for them to win the political war. They view talk radio as one of the strong points of conservative/Republican success and they are determined to dismantle it (especially since competing with it via Air America, Jones Radio Network, etc... didn't work).

Reading through all these blogs and their plotting about the various strategies available to them it's a bit sickening. I don't know what depresses me more, to see how low they'll sink to win, or the fact that I have to acknowledge that they *do* enjoy the momentum for the moment, and it is feeding their efforts to knock down conservatism and any footholds it has in this country. I can see how motivated their people are, and I'm worried that there aren't enough people on "our" side with such motivation to fight back and hold the line.

78 posted on 01/10/2007 3:36:05 PM PST by Impeach98 (Anti-war protestors should try holding rallies in Damascus and Tehran!)
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To: Impeach98; Jersey Republican Biker Chick; CounterCounterCulture; fredhead; marajade; ...
KSFO is the flagship radio station of the Silver and Black. The radio broadcasts of all games the past few seasons have been streamed on the stations website. As you can see, some obnoxious libs are trying to get KSFO off the air. Impeach98, let those of us on the OFFICIAL Oakland Raiders Ping list the latest if you don't mind. Thanks.

The OFFICIAL Oakland Raiders Ping List
If you would like to join the finest ping list in all of FR--or are interested in starting a brand new radio station consisting of a brand new "Raiders/Conservative" format--FReepmail GOP_Raider. Thank you and GO RAIDERS!!

79 posted on 01/10/2007 3:37:30 PM PST by GOP_Raider (Arthur, we hardly knew ye!)
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To: Impeach98

Who?


80 posted on 01/10/2007 3:39:48 PM PST by dakine
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To: Impeach98
Actually, wouldn't it be more productive to have listeners write to the sponsors in support of KSFO and Melanie Morgan? Tell them why you listen to KSFO and Melanie Morgan?

Write them and tell them that listening to KSFO makes California Sunshine shine Better; that Melanie boosts your spirits and informs you so that you can make good judgements and assessments about what's going on in the SF Bay Area. She makes you feel confident about where and how you might spend your money and your time.

81 posted on 01/10/2007 4:09:55 PM PST by Alia
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To: fhlh

Bingo.


82 posted on 01/10/2007 4:12:06 PM PST by Alia
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Here is more context from the Pelosi incident:

http://mediamatters.org/items/200611210011

Obviously, this "Spocko" is taking things way out of context. After listening to this, how can anyone, regardless of politics, say Melanie wants to assassinate Pelosi?
83 posted on 01/10/2007 4:38:02 PM PST by AVNevis (In memory of Emily Keyes (1990-2006))
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To: fhlh

That hasn't stopped the "Reverend" Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton. Actually, their "jobs" are extorting money from companies.


85 posted on 01/10/2007 5:33:29 PM PST by khnyny (For today in the city of David a Savior has been born for you who is Messiah and Lord.)
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To: fhlh

Say "George Soros" Terry McAuliffe, etc. 10 times as fast as you can...


86 posted on 01/10/2007 6:48:16 PM PST by Marysecretary (GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL.)
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To: Brilliant

None.


87 posted on 01/10/2007 6:51:41 PM PST by sport
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To: Impeach98

the hell with boosting her spirits- let's fight fire with fire...let's fight for her and fight against the 3 lunatic leftist stations still on the air...


88 posted on 01/10/2007 7:20:26 PM PST by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: Impeach98
The guy from Chicago's taking on both Melanie and Ann?

He's definitely got issues.

We gotta fight for these remarkable women.

89 posted on 01/10/2007 10:29:25 PM PST by Syncro
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To: Impeach98

Thanks for posting. Anti-truth, anti-freedom, I.E.D. - Internal Enemies Device


90 posted on 01/11/2007 6:09:09 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Alia

For those in the SF area, or those who have Internet radio available to them, you may want to put your dial on KSFO Friday from 12-3 Pacific time. The blonde bombshell of the Bay Area airwaves (aka Melanie Morgan) noted this morning that she, Lee, Brian and Officer Vic will be hosting a special show to address these scurrilous accusations by the moveon.org-funded Bloggers.

Might be worth a listen, and a call in to show support for right speech on the left coast.

(www.ksfo.com has a link to listen live online)


91 posted on 01/11/2007 6:12:45 AM PST by ssaftler
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To: ssaftler

Thank you for posting this. BTTT.


92 posted on 01/11/2007 6:18:38 AM PST by Alia
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To: Berosus; Cincinatus' Wife; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; FairOpinion; Fedora; ..

This is it for today, honest.


93 posted on 01/11/2007 10:06:56 AM PST by SunkenCiv ("I've learned to live with not knowing." -- Richard Feynman https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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they can now push for Congress to restore the Fairness Doctrine in broadcasting
If the Fairness Doctrine were about fairness, they wouldn't be pushing for this.
94 posted on 01/11/2007 10:07:44 AM PST by SunkenCiv ("I've learned to live with not knowing." -- Richard Feynman https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Impeach98

Thanks for the ping!


95 posted on 01/11/2007 10:39:40 AM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Impeach98
Today's story about this in the SF Chronicle

Trying to censor blogger Owner of conservative radio station KSFO demands liberal critic quit using audio clips

96 posted on 01/11/2007 11:45:26 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Syncro

He hates strong, independent-minded women he cannot control. He's definitely got issues.


97 posted on 01/11/2007 3:02:07 PM PST by CounterCounterCulture
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To: Impeach98

I stand by you Mel


98 posted on 01/11/2007 7:54:10 PM PST by stratman1969 (CLINTON LIED - 3,000+ DIED)
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To: Impeach98

Is it me or are most Republican chicks just hot?


99 posted on 01/23/2007 9:33:08 AM PST by hildy123 (Bring back Patton)
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