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Huffington Post Offers $100,000 for Sex Tapes, Phone Records to Destroy Glenn Beck
Monday, August 30, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 08/30/2010 6:24:16 AM PDT by kristinn

Edited on 08/30/2010 11:25:08 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

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To: TexasButter.com; 50mm; Darksheare; darkwing104; Old Sarge

Welcome to FR!! Add keyword “trollmagnet”


451 posted on 08/31/2010 4:55:58 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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To: pillut48
Hey I like Glen as well, I watched the entire event from beginning to end, was fantastic. For me Sarah was the biggest draw, I guess that is what I should have said. The military that took part in it etc, was also great. The entire event was beautiful! I only wondered out loud, me bad
452 posted on 08/31/2010 5:14:50 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge ( PALIN / HOLTZ 2012 If you vote Democrat you support infanticide)
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To: kristinn

I was just going to say that this guy is playing the role once held by Larry Flynt, then saw it later in the article.
Predictable that he’d present it as if it were an answer to Breitbart’s offer of the same amount over a completely different kind of thing, the charges of racism from the crowd at the bill signing. That ‘comparison’ is a prime example of their enormous blind spots, which are actually willful lying.


453 posted on 08/31/2010 5:39:30 AM PDT by supremedoctrine ("Every election is like an advance auction sale of stolen goods"--H.L.Mencken)
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To: Pinkbell
People ought to send spam to that email address.

Excellent idea. Dump the trash where it belongs.
454 posted on 08/31/2010 6:30:00 AM PDT by crosshairs (If I agreed with a liberal, then we would BOTH be wrong.)
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To: Yaelle
If no one answered you yet, yes, that's Ron Reagan in the photo.

Nice company he keeps, eh?

455 posted on 08/31/2010 7:04:35 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: kristinn

This is tacky. However if conservatives would stop doing things like making sex tapes and making phone calls to prostitutes there would not be anything to worry about....not saying there is with Glenn, but with Vitter people said no way will they find anything and they did....conservatives need to start living by God’s example and not the devil’s.


456 posted on 08/31/2010 9:02:44 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: rarestia

Lordy, Lordy I pray that there does not exist a tape or scandalous material involving Beck!

I think Beck is wonderful, but hey, who among us doesn’t have “something” in our past that we’d rather not have revealed?!!!

They are desperate, aren’t they?! You KNOW things are looking bad for them when they resort to this kind of crap. THen again, this isn’t “resorting to anything.” This is their STANDARD mode of operation!


457 posted on 08/31/2010 10:23:30 AM PDT by a real Sheila (HEY, HEY, HO, HO. B.O. HAS GOT TO GO!)
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To: kristinn
Another great american has spoken:-) ‘Larry Flint’ has all his cousins out working the gig for him
458 posted on 08/31/2010 10:39:16 AM PDT by geo40xyz (BE PREPARED: Geo The Engineer so smart, he doesn't need a TelePrompter to speak. Unlike the AH:-))
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To: PetroniusMaximus

is that “glenn beck’s extape” or “glenn beck sext ape” either might get me a cool 100 g’s

teeman


459 posted on 08/31/2010 11:53:24 AM PDT by teeman8r (NO vember is coming... vote them out)
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To: Carry_Okie

It’s awfully hard to bring a humble man down.


460 posted on 08/31/2010 2:31:46 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: metalcor

“Just to be fair, this isn’t unlike the efforts to reveal the truth about Kerry in ‘04”

It is VERY different. Kerry lied about fellow soldiers, probably causing the deaths of many, and causing great damage to morale both among the soldiers as well as the entire nation.

You want to compare that to some indiscretion Beck might or might Morgans had?

Please.


461 posted on 08/31/2010 8:16:28 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Pray for our leaders: Rush Limbaugh and Mark Levin.)
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To: hoosiermama; RushIsMyTeddyBear; kristinn; onyx; STARWISE; maggief; Liz; penelopesire; ...

Maybe there were too much “dirty” sex laundry in Arianna Huffington’s sex life to be exposed, LOL???


462 posted on 08/31/2010 9:07:04 PM PDT by danamco (")
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To: metalcor

Well, maybe, but as I remember it, the Swift Boat sailors were virtually trampling each other in their eagerness to tell the truth about Ensign Bandaid and his three fraudulent purple hearts.


463 posted on 08/31/2010 9:43:33 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: kristinn

I used to believe that no matter how bad things are, they can always get worse. I worked in DC at that time. I don’t believe it anymore, though. I actually KNOW it.


464 posted on 09/01/2010 5:30:33 AM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: rarestia; Impy; ExTexasRedhead

They’re getting scared to resort to this.


465 posted on 09/01/2010 7:41:02 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama's more worried about Israelis building houses than he is about Islamists building atomic bombs)
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To: Severa

Sent the following to Mr. Friedlander:

Mr. Friedlander:

I read your article before it was pulled by the Huffington Post. You have single-handedly proven what I have suspected for quite some time. Journalism is dead. Excellent journalists no longer exist. What passes for journalism today would have been labeled something far worse than “yellow journalism” in years past.

I quote you as I fastidiously clean my keyboard afterwards with Clorox wipes: “It is time to pop the tea baggers’ favorite balloon (so what if it will be replaced by another?), and with that in mind I hereby offer to negotiate a $100,000 payday to the person who will come forward with a sex tape or phone records or anything else that succeeds in removing Glenn Beck from the public eye forever. I am not offering the cash myself, but I will broker the deal and/or raise the money for what you bring to the table. (And it better be good.) “

Mr. Friedlander, is this that to which you aspired so long ago when you forged your way through college classes? Is this the kind of thing your mother brags about to her friends? “Oh, yes! Our Beau is offering to bring down someone by trying to find sex tapes! I’m so proud! What?....debate the issues through his writing? Oh, no, our Beau doesn’t do that!” As a mother, I find it hard to picture.

It saddens me to see this kind of offal passed as journalism when I grew up reading and listening to some of the best in the history of journalism. Very sad indeed Mr. Friedlander.

I think this is why I, as an independent, have a hard time warming to the liberal agenda. So, perhaps this does their cause less good than you might have thought. Whether of not I agree with Mr. Beck is not going to be determined by some porcine rooting through the dregs of society to try to drum up innuendo about his life. Not by adults anyway.

I’m very sorry Mr. Friedlander that your life is degenerated to this degree and that you deem this as some sort of pinnacle moment in your career. Very sorry indeed. If you don’t remember any of your journalistic history and you have some free time, look up the histories of some of the following memorable journalists: Elijah Lovejoy, Margaret Fuller, Samuel Clemens, Walter Winchell, Ben Bradlee, Seymour Hirsch, Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow, Anna Quindlen to name a few.

Given your current opinion of what constitutes journalism, Beau Friedlander is not a name that will grace that list. There is still time Mr. Friedlander. Make your mother proud.


466 posted on 09/01/2010 9:18:38 PM PDT by MWestMom (Tread carefully, truth lies here.)
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