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Charles Johnson Now So Anti-Racist He's Denouncing Fake Racist Quotes
Ace of Spades ^ | Ace

Posted on 10/14/2009 7:49:40 AM PDT by Sir Gawain

Charles Johnson Now So Anti-Racist He's Denouncing Fake Racist Quotes

Charles Johnson was against fake but accurate before he was for it.

No link for the idiot. I'll just quote him. From a thread:

Top 10 Rush Limbaugh Racist Quotes.

All out of context, and sarcasm. Right?

That link I've left in provides a flurry of extremely dubious Limbaugh "quotes" -- and not a single link or citation. Including the ones created wholesale by noted scholar "zedladdy" and spread by no lesser authority than "cobra."

Given that "zedladdy" and "cobra" previously invented own quotes, spread them around, and then uploaded them to WikiQuote, I'd say pretty much every unsourced quote in this list is suspect. (Edit: I mean except the Donovan McNabb quote, which I know is real, since I heard it 'n stuff.)

But surely our crusading Mensa Chapter President wouldn't be taken in by an obvious false "quote" like:

You know who deserves a posthumous Medal of Honor? James Earl Ray [the confessed assassin of Martin Luther King]. We miss you, James. Godspeed.

And yet here's Johnson quoting it as "classic:"

A classic:

You know who deserves a posthumous Medal of Honor? James Earl Ray [the confessed assassin of Martin Luther King]. We miss you, James. Godspeed.

Charles Johnson read it on the internet, so it's true.

Well. I've read a lot of stuff on the internet about his unhealthy relationship with his bike's seat-post. Presumably this is all true as well.

Here he expounds upon Limbaugh's motive in saying things he did not in fact say.

Because it plays well with his audience, obviously. That's why he does everything.

It's pointed out the "quote" is bunk. Charles Johnson doesn't like the back-talk, of course.

There will be no retraction. The quote is disputed, but it has not been proven false. And there are plenty of other racist quotes that you seem to be just gliding right past that are NOT disputed.

Um, from that list? That list of very unlikely quotes all provided without a single link?

You know where this is heading, don't you? There is a penalty for embarrassing the global village idiot Charles Johnson, and he's not afraid to apply it... liberally.

If you want to disagree with my take, that's fine. But if you can't do it without being insulting, your account will be history.

You're wrong because I said so and if you continue disagreeing with me I'll kick you out of my idiot internet clubhouse.

Now that, truly, is "classic."

Thanks to N. I'll keep the rest of his name secret in case he still posts over at the Little Gulag Funhouse and doesn't want to be banned.

Charles Johnson

So scary-smart he splits atoms... with his mind.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: charlesjohnson; cobra; criminalcampaign; criminalconspiracy; dncbrownshirts; fakebutaccurate; hatespeech; lgf; libel; littlegreenfootballs; nationalguardmemos; partisanwitchhunt; pravdamedia; rathergate; rushbashing; rushlimbaugh; slander; smearcampagign; stalinisttactics; theinternetz; whispercampaign; wikipediabias; wikiquote; zedladdy

1 posted on 10/14/2009 7:49:40 AM PDT by Sir Gawain
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To: Sir Gawain

Charles (LGF) should never have turned on the right, Ace, for example is a pitt bull who won’t give up on exposing Charles for the phony he is. Go Ace!


2 posted on 10/14/2009 7:52:11 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring
but it has not been proven false.

Neither have the TANG memos, according to Ms. Mapes.

Nice company you're keeping there, CJ - demanding that someone prove a negative.

3 posted on 10/14/2009 7:54:11 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Sir Gawain
I remember Charles Johnson saying he would have loved to joined the French Culture Minister in Thailand.

This quote is bogus, for entertainment purposes only

I remember Charles Johnson waxing elegantly about his lovely Honduran houseboy.

This quote is bogus, for entertainment purposes only

I heard that Charles Johnson once said 'I'd given anything to give Robert Reich a Lewinsky'

This quote is bogus, for entertainment purposes only

These quotes are just as accurate as the ones he is peddling.

He can try to prove them false. Of course he knows thats not the standard. Charles Johnson can't have gotten so dumb as not to know that you can't prove negatives and that the burden of proof is on the one making the allegations.

4 posted on 10/14/2009 7:57:25 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: dirtboy

Charles Johnson has finally become Dan Rather.
Fake but accurate, right?


5 posted on 10/14/2009 7:58:17 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan - Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just t)
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To: Sir Gawain; Timesink; martin_fierro; reformed_democrat; Loyalist; =Intervention=; PianoMan; GOPJ; ..
There will be no retraction. The quote is disputed, but it has not been proven false. And there are plenty of other racist quotes that you seem to be just gliding right past that are NOT disputed.

He really ought NOT to go there. That is the same lame assed partisan excuse that Dan Rather tried during the 2004 scampaign.

Really really surprising considering he came up with this graphic and posted it to LGF.


6 posted on 10/14/2009 8:00:18 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: GeronL

If Charles doesn’t specifically deny your allegations right here on this thread by noon today, ten they MUST BE TRUE. Right?


7 posted on 10/14/2009 8:01:29 AM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: GeronL

Well, I hope he has a good lawyer. Apparently Rush has said he’ll be pursuing legal action against the libel. I’m happy to see him no longer playing Mr. Nice Guy when it comes to these slanders.

Oh, and Johnson regularly smears Freep on his blog, calling this place a cesspool of racism.

Let’s see — 300,000 registered users, 1.2 million view daily or something like that - jealousy’s an ugly thing, Johnson, especially when it was postings on THIS site that tipped YOU off re the Rather memos - on which you made your reputation. Compare the humility of “Someone else would have found it if I hadn’t” Buckhead with your “Look at me! Look at me! attitude.


8 posted on 10/14/2009 8:02:00 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan - Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just t)
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To: dirtboy

Have you ever read his wikipedia profile page?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Foster_Johnson


9 posted on 10/14/2009 8:02:02 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: GeronL
Charles Johnson can't have gotten so dumb

Reconsider your premises.

10 posted on 10/14/2009 8:02:08 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: GeronL

They were on the internet.


11 posted on 10/14/2009 8:02:34 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: faucetman

ten = then


12 posted on 10/14/2009 8:02:37 AM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: a fool in paradise
Thanks for the link. I particularly liked this entry:

Charles has been frequently accused of animal abuse.[11] These charges are in dispute, but have not been proven false.

13 posted on 10/14/2009 8:03:32 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: a fool in paradise

I guess the Lizard King forgot the legal standard and doesn’t realize that Limbaugh doesn’t have to prove the quote is FALSE - Johnson has to prove the quote is TRUE.


14 posted on 10/14/2009 8:04:01 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan - Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just t)
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To: Right Cal Gal

I heard Rush say that yesterday. Rush also said this all started with a blogger and they know who that blogger is and they’re going after him/her. Wonder if it’s Charles?

He also said he’s going after every station that ran these quotes without sourcing them. This is going to be fun.


15 posted on 10/14/2009 8:04:38 AM PDT by nomoremods
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To: faucetman
Yea CJ, we're calling you out, you have until noon to prove that you don't have a lovely Honduran houseboy boytoy. Or it must be true. Is his name Pedro?

Extreme Parody. This post for entertainment purposes only

16 posted on 10/14/2009 8:06:06 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Right Cal Gal

I doubt Rush will go after LGF until after he deals with MSNBC, CNN, ESPN, daily papers etc etc


17 posted on 10/14/2009 8:07:52 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: dirtboy

I know. I always presume that people have at least one firing snyaptic nerve if they can breathe. It’s one of my faults.


18 posted on 10/14/2009 8:08:54 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: nomoremods
He also said he’s going after every station that ran these quotes without sourcing them. This is going to be fun.

Not sure if that litigation will pan out.

IF they said "according to an MS-NBC report, Rush Limbaugh said..." then they could be off the hook. Such as it is when you "break" a story.

An interstate criminal conspiracy to keep him from buying a team could bring RICO charges (interstate racketeering). And then you get all the tookies, not just the money he was deprived.

19 posted on 10/14/2009 8:08:55 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: nomoremods

I’ve long thought that Johnson sold his blog and some other dimwit is running it, the way it’s done a 180. All his decent posters have gone to LGF 2.0, Grouchy Conservative Pundits and Correspondence Committee.

Then he sends his racist troll Kilgore Trout out to post bombs at Hot Air in the middle of the night so that they can point to Hot Air as a racist blog (when the comments aren’t removed because the moderators are asleep). Then he sends out some harpie by the name of Irish Rose to pick a fight with Zombie over his/her refusal to delete anti-Charles posts from her blog.

So now Charles has banned zombie. Zombie of all people. He says he “made” him or her by letter him post on the LGF blog. Oh please.

Charles - you are SO 2004. Get over yourself.


20 posted on 10/14/2009 8:09:41 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan - Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just t)
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To: Sir Gawain
"Charles? It's Dan. That's right. Listen and repeat after me:
Just because it's fake doesn't mean it's proven false.
I know. I know. Look, trust me, just keep saying it, and eventually it will stop sounding mentally retarded..."
21 posted on 10/14/2009 8:10:54 AM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: nomoremods

“He also said he’s going after every station that ran these quotes without sourcing them. This is going to be fun.”

Better buy some more stock in popcorn!


22 posted on 10/14/2009 8:12:31 AM PDT by GWMcClintock ("When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?" Ps.11:3)
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To: Sir Gawain
I saw that yesterday. I post there occasionally, although I am not the usual type of member.

Ace is spot on about this concerning Johnson (and it could be applied to everyone else using those fake quotes as well).

23 posted on 10/14/2009 8:15:26 AM PDT by Miss Marple
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To: Sir Gawain

As for the Donovan McNabb quote, that’s plain as day. McNabb is strictly “middle of the pack” as a quarterback in the NFL. Did he get a lot of fawning press coverage becuase the press wanted to see a black quarterback succeed? Maybe. Of course, McNabb is a likable guy, unlike Michael Vick.

Does the press fawn over Obama? Hell yes. Is it because he’s black? Partially. Is it because he’s liberal? Partially. Is it because he’s liberal and black? Totally!


24 posted on 10/14/2009 8:16:09 AM PDT by BertWheeler (Dance and the World Dances With You!)
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To: Right Cal Gal

Wow... used to visit LGF a lot, but quit about 6 months ago ‘cause it was just getting so over the top with the creationist crusade of his. Now he’s banned ZOMBIE? Wow! Wonder how many have left his sight over this, as I know Zombie was QUITE popular with MANY people there.


25 posted on 10/14/2009 8:16:23 AM PDT by Mama Shawna
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To: BertWheeler
Did he get a lot of fawning press coverage becuase the press wanted to see a black quarterback succeed? Maybe.

Donvan McNabb is to football what Barack Obama is to American politics - a media favorite, largely due to liberal white guilt, who cannot deliver when it really matters.

26 posted on 10/14/2009 8:18:58 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: GeronL
I doubt Rush will go after LGF until after he deals with MSNBC, CNN, ESPN, daily papers etc etc

I am embarrassed at how slow my mind was working today as I considered this topic and thread. But now there is some genius in turning the tables for Rush by skipping the blogger and going straight to the MSM with libel charges.

Here is how it works. First, Rush gets to embarrass the MSM and force them to make a retraction. The embarrassed networks will likely cite their source and totally discredit the blogger. Rush gets to amplify his claims that the MSM is "drive by" and doesn't research or investigate anything that supports their bias. Then they have to report that "Rush did not say those things." I doubt they will stop short of saying, "...So Rush is not racist." But their stopping short will only fuel the controversy.

The MSM always finds a fall guy. The fall guy will end up being the blogger. If Rush goes after the blogger, it will only help the blogger and it will look like the big guy picking on the small kid. Besides, what does Rush have to gain from the blogger? An apology? Big deal.

Rush, go after the media for reporting more false stories. Sue them for slander and libel. In the suit, insist they report in primetime on Monday that their reports were wrong and Rush did not say things we reported here. He should announce that any monetary sums he wins will be donated to republican candidates or to Fox News Network.

27 posted on 10/14/2009 8:20:10 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Government For the People - an obviously concealed oxymoron)
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To: Sir Gawain
This is what Liberals do. During one of Lyndon Johnson's congressional campaigns he decided to spread a rumor that his opponent was a pig-xxxxxx.

LBJ's campaign manager said, "Lyndon, you know he doesn't do that!"

Johnson replied, "I know. I just want to make him deny it."

May or may not be appocryphal, in this day and age, who cares whether it's true or not? :)
28 posted on 10/14/2009 8:22:40 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Slow to anger but terrible in vengence...such is the character of the American people.)
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To: Tenacious 1

Why would he donate to Fox News Network? Its not a charity. If he gets a lot he should buy Current TV or something. Or one of those tiny unwatched religious channels and turn it into a real conservative channel, even if its non-profit I’d send some spare change.


29 posted on 10/14/2009 8:24:23 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Sir Gawain

How these people must hate themselves and each other. No thanks. What a life they must lead where nothing is ever good.


30 posted on 10/14/2009 8:25:27 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sir Gawain

Rush would never say any of this stuff much less think it. This is the kind of stuff they make up.


31 posted on 10/14/2009 8:28:54 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sir Gawain

Well until Charles can prove he has not raped his mom, I am assuming it must be true.


32 posted on 10/14/2009 8:40:44 AM PDT by Always Right
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To: Sir Gawain
Doing some random poking around at Alexa (site for web stats), LGF is apparently more popular in South Korea and Qatar than it is in the US.

Number reflects ranking among websites in each country:

1,852   South Korea Flag  South Korea
5,410  Qatar Flag  Qatar
5,949  United States Flag  United States

Strange.



33 posted on 10/14/2009 8:52:14 AM PDT by browardchad ("Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own fact." - Daniel P Moynihan)
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To: GeronL
Why would he donate to Fox News Network? Its not a charity.

I was kidding about donating to Fox News. But it would really infuriate the other MSM that had to fork over money that essentially went to the competitor that is crushing them anyway.

34 posted on 10/14/2009 9:03:02 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Government For the People - an obviously concealed oxymoron)
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To: browardchad

There’s speculation all over the net that CJ has begun hedging his stats and page hits, that if you leave the site open in your browser it repeatedly refreshes and scores another site “hit.”

Of course, that may or may not be true, but until CJ can prove it isn’t....

He’s reduced to begging for his posters to “donate” to the site with every thread. He’s been delinked everywhere.


35 posted on 10/14/2009 9:09:11 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan - Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just t)
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To: Right Cal Gal
There’s speculation all over the net that CJ has begun hedging his stats and page hits, that if you leave the site open in your browser it repeatedly refreshes and scores another site “hit.”

OK, but I'm trying to grock the connection to So. Korea and Qatar. Is that bogus? I don't visit his site, but a live bookmark doesn't give any hint of topics that would be fascinating to those two countries -- of wildly divergent cultures.

36 posted on 10/14/2009 9:22:59 AM PDT by browardchad ("Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own fact." - Daniel P Moynihan)
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To: Sir Gawain

Right after the last election, Charles lost his marbles, and I and my wife stopped posting there. Let the baby have it, no one except his little cabal of usual suspects goes there anymore anyway. I think the eventual nervous breakdown is going to be anti-climactic anyway.


37 posted on 10/14/2009 9:44:52 AM PDT by SoDak (bitter clinger)
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“OK, but I’m trying to grock the connection to So. Korea and Qatar. Is that bogus? I don’t visit his site, but a live bookmark doesn’t give any hint of topics that would be fascinating to those two countries — of wildly divergent cultures.”

Both have fairly large US military contingents station there.


38 posted on 10/14/2009 9:52:21 AM PDT by Mr Inviso (ACORN=Arrogant Condescending Obama Ruining Nation)
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To: browardchad
Doing some random poking around at Alexa (site for web stats), LGF is apparently more popular in South Korea and Qatar than it is in the US.

That's his RANKING, not his NUMBER OF VISITORS. In other words, if his blog is ranked 1852, that means that there are 1851 blogs that South Koreans visit more than him.

Looking at the bar graph further down the link, he gets 72.5% of his visitors from the US, and 13.3 from South Korea (which is still odd).

I'm wondering if his "South Korea" visitors are really US visitors running though an SK anonymizer.

39 posted on 10/14/2009 9:56:13 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Public healthcare looks like it will work as well as public housing did.)
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To: Right Cal Gal
There’s speculation all over the net that CJ has begun hedging his stats and page hits, that if you leave the site open in your browser it repeatedly refreshes and scores another site “hit.”

Is that what Drudge does?

40 posted on 10/14/2009 10:10:20 AM PDT by houeto (I peered inside the Treasury's door, the entire vault was empty. We've been robbed!)
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To: PapaBear3625
That's his RANKING, not his NUMBER OF VISITORS. In other words, if his blog is ranked 1852, that means that there are 1851 blogs that South Koreans visit more than him.

I realize that -- but of a number of the most popular conservative blogs I looked up, none had a greater ranking in a foreign country than they do in the US, which makes sense. Our political structure is far different than what is considered "conservative" in other areas of the world.

and 13.3 from South Korea (which is still odd)

That -- and Qatar -- are the puzzlement.

41 posted on 10/14/2009 10:12:51 AM PDT by browardchad ("Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own fact." - Daniel P Moynihan)
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To: Mr Inviso
Both have fairly large US military contingents station there.

That occurred to me, since LGF built its (original) reputation on combating militant Islam. Lately, of course, it seems to focus on battling those who also battle militant Islam, but whom the site owner now disapproves of, according to his own revised standards.

That said, Qatar might make sense, but what about South Korea?

42 posted on 10/14/2009 10:19:54 AM PDT by browardchad ("Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own fact." - Daniel P Moynihan)
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To: houeto

Maybe - truthfully, I’ve never spent a lot of time on Drudge, because Freepers are always posting the good stuff here.

I know people who have had LGF blocked at their offices because the site was gobbling up bandwidth. I’m a DOS dummy so I wouldn’t begin to know what’s causing it.


43 posted on 10/14/2009 10:52:48 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan - Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just t)
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