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Hag Gagged: Helen Thomas' half-century career ends in scandal
The Washington Times ^ | June 8, 2010 | Editorial

Posted on 06/07/2010 4:18:24 PM PDT by Abakumov

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To: Abakumov

Her shelf life passed 30 years ago. She is past rancid. sd


21 posted on 06/07/2010 4:37:11 PM PDT by shotdog (I love my country; it's my government I'm afraid of.)
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To: YankeeReb
BS. Back then, The Dead Sea was known as 'The Fountain of Youth'. Then Helen took a swim in it.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

22 posted on 06/07/2010 4:41:25 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: Abakumov

Seeing Helen Thomas’s demise is almost as thrilling as seeing Dan Rather’s.

Two colossal liars brought down by the truth (and the new media).

God bless America!


23 posted on 06/07/2010 4:41:32 PM PDT by Ge0ffrey
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To: YankeeReb

No, that was Julius Casar’s assassination. “Half-century” was clearly a typo that was supposed to refer to the pint-sized Centurion she was dating at the time.


24 posted on 06/07/2010 4:43:01 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (RINO: A politician who runs to the right to win, and then says the GOP must move to the left to win.)
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To: MaxMax

Yep...as they get really old, some of those filters disappear.


25 posted on 06/07/2010 4:44:05 PM PDT by Pharmboy (The Stone Age did not end because they ran out of stones...)
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To: Hunton Peck
"Julius Casar’s"

Of course, I meant Sid Casar, Julius' stand-up philosopher brother.

26 posted on 06/07/2010 4:44:21 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (RINO: A politician who runs to the right to win, and then says the GOP must move to the left to win.)
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27 posted on 06/07/2010 4:45:09 PM PDT by Bean Counter (Stout hearts...)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

I just threw up a little in my mouth.

Please don’t use the word ‘taint’ when referring to the hag. ;>)


28 posted on 06/07/2010 4:46:06 PM PDT by Ready4Freddy ("It's not the number of burnt cars that worries me. It's the fact that everyone finds this normal..")
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To: Ann Archy

you’re exactly right.

but...what did she ‘do to herself’?

she comitted the unpardonable sin for leftists...she said out loud what they believe to be the ‘truth’.

why is that a sin? because it lets the cat out of the bag. on the left, you never actually/honestly tell what your intentions/agenda are...you work towards those agendas in the shadows.

Helen said it out loud, therefore she must be silenced.


29 posted on 06/07/2010 4:46:54 PM PDT by mreerm
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To: shotdog
I thought she was just hitting her stride! lol


30 posted on 06/07/2010 4:48:12 PM PDT by Dead Eye Lane
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To: Lakeshark

I’m really sorry your gf got sacked.

Now who’s poster are you gonna put on your wall? :)


31 posted on 06/07/2010 4:48:45 PM PDT by derllak
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To: Abakumov
"Hag Gagged: Helen Thomas' half-century four century career ends, as it began, in scandal."
32 posted on 06/07/2010 4:49:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Don't care if he was born in a manger on July 4th! A "Natural Born" citizen requires two US parents!)
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To: Abakumov
It doesn't happen often as it should but it's nice to see a liberal icon hoisted on their own petard. After all, they are the ones that created the "politically correct" atmosphere that ruined the career of many a conservative for tossing out some ill-thought out offhand remark or making an off-color joke or some other verbal gaffe.

Now usually when it's a liberal guilty of the above, liberals will circle the wagon and protect their own (while running the conservative out of town on a rail). But every now and then, one of their own will say something so poisonous and hateful that they have no choice but kick them to the curb.

Well this is one of those times and with respect to this anti-semitic gasbag, it's long overdue.

33 posted on 06/07/2010 4:53:01 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 76 days away from outliving Francis Gary Powers)
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To: YankeeReb

Be kind. Why I happen to know she had barely offered herself as one of 72 luscious, camel-faced virgin wildebeests to Al-Zarqawi’s great, great, great, great grandmule just 23 years before her award winning coverage of the McKinley assassination.


34 posted on 06/07/2010 4:53:09 PM PDT by untwist
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To: Abakumov

Don’t think of it as “retirement”.

Think of it as “finally fossilizing”.


35 posted on 06/07/2010 4:53:47 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Abakumov

Did she get the sack?


36 posted on 06/07/2010 4:54:44 PM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: rightwingjew
I find it one of those "poetic justice has been served" moments, just like with Dan Rather.

When jounalists and reporters go out of their way to shape news based on their own political agenda and opinions, throwing the concept of unbaised journalistic integrity out the window, while always hiding behind the 1st admendment the way terrorists use children as human shields, it tarnishes the press as a whole.

Many of them build long and successful careers using this formula without ever having to be judged for their abuses, but once and while, the Dan Rathers and Helen Thomases of this industry get caught red handed and its too late in their careers to get a pass.

Helen Thomas abused the powers of her job for decades and the liberal media did everything they could to rally around her and keep her sitting there front row infront of the president and press secretarys to push their agenda. It's with great poetic justice that her career ends like this and embarrasses their industry.

37 posted on 06/07/2010 4:54:49 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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To: Abakumov
The Joos got her fired...


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

38 posted on 06/07/2010 4:56:27 PM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: YankeeReb
LOL ... Helen Thomas is such an old hag that when she graduated journalism school the Dead Sea was just getting sick and her opinions were literally written in stone.

So, What you're saying is that she's so old, when she was born Moby Dick was just a guppie!

39 posted on 06/07/2010 4:56:39 PM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: kalee

It was a “you’re fired but we are going to allow to you call it a retirement.” moments.


40 posted on 06/07/2010 4:57:09 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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