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Rather Still Claiming Bush Natl Guard Story Was True
Accuracy in Media ^ | SEPTEMBER 6, 2010 | BY DON IRVINE

Posted on 09/07/2010 6:20:09 AM PDT by Not gonna take it anymore

Some people just can’t let go and Dan Rather is a case in point. Almost six years after he questioned George Bush’s National Guard service Rather is still defending the report that led to his eventual departure from the network.

Give it a rest Dan.

From TVNewser

Rather, of course, famously parted ways with CBS after a story about Former President George W. Bush’s service in the National Guard was found to be based on faulty documents.

Rather sued CBS over his ouster, and most of the charges have since been dismissed.

Still, Rather continues to defend the report to Poynter:

(Excerpt) Read more at aim.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: buckhead; lies; marymapes; memos; natlguard; presbush; rathergate; vipers
This poor man is delusional.
1 posted on 09/07/2010 6:20:10 AM PDT by Not gonna take it anymore
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

The liar always lies to himself first!


2 posted on 09/07/2010 6:22:25 AM PDT by FiddlePig (truth is hard... lies are easy - http://redneckoblogger.blogspot.com)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Lighten up Dan. Have some more Jello.


3 posted on 09/07/2010 6:22:53 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Algore is a politician and a con artist. He is NOT a scientist.)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

-Albert Einstein


4 posted on 09/07/2010 6:28:07 AM PDT by calico_thompson
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

They don’t call it bush-derangement-syndrome for nothing.

You’re right, he’s delusional——like my sister.


5 posted on 09/07/2010 6:28:39 AM PDT by Loud Mime (It's the CONSTITUTION! www.initialpoints.net)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Have some more Jello.


Dan seems to have formed an irrational addiction to TANG.


6 posted on 09/07/2010 6:29:04 AM PDT by Mobties (Let the markets work! Reduce the government footprint!)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Is Rather going to demand that that story be buried with him?


7 posted on 09/07/2010 6:29:08 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Courage...


8 posted on 09/07/2010 6:31:03 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Does he know what frequency it is being broadcast on?


9 posted on 09/07/2010 6:31:19 AM PDT by MadJack ("Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet." (Afghan proverb))
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10 posted on 09/07/2010 6:33:44 AM PDT by Dumpster Baby (Truth is called hate by those who hate the truth.)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore
I've heard of faulty brakes. Faulty wiring. A faulty engine....

What's a "faulty" document? Do those cause your house to burst into flames? Do aircraft regularly fall from the sky from faulty documents?

These "faulty documents" sound pretty dangerous. Maybe there should be a government agency protecting us all from them.

11 posted on 09/07/2010 6:34:45 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Hail To The Fail-In-Chief)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Jacka&^!!


12 posted on 09/07/2010 6:35:47 AM PDT by SMARTY ("What luck for rulers that men do not think." Adolph Hitler)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore
What's the Point Dan?
We're not allowed to ask to see the Birth Certificate of current resident at 600 Pennsylvania Ave. to see if he is indeed Constitutionally eligible to sit in the Oval Office as President.
Why in the HELL should We want to see the attendance record of the last resident at 600 Pennsylvania Ave? So what that GW Bush might have played hookie from the National Guard.
13 posted on 09/07/2010 6:36:33 AM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: anniegetyourgun

I can’t decide what should be engraved on Rather’s tombstone:

“Courage”

“Fake but Accurate”

Or

“What’s the frequency, Kenneth?”


14 posted on 09/07/2010 6:37:36 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Dan who????


15 posted on 09/07/2010 6:38:03 AM PDT by ZULU (God, guts and guns made America great,)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

“faulty document”....I think the word the author is searching for is fraudulent.


16 posted on 09/07/2010 6:41:14 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

I’m sure Big Foot was his source. He ought to really lay off the mushrooms.


17 posted on 09/07/2010 6:42:47 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore
"This poor man is delusional."

Nah..He's "sorry". As in a sorry excuse for a journalist, just like CBS is a sorry excuse for a news organization. Just like his predecessor, Wally Crankcase, was sorry.

All of them simply and nothing more than liberal propagandists.

18 posted on 09/07/2010 6:45:58 AM PDT by Wonder Warthog
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Maybe not delusional. He may see a path to dollars here. How was his CBS lawsuit resolved?


19 posted on 09/07/2010 6:46:00 AM PDT by Ender Wiggin
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

A comment in the original article had a good point. Rather has an axe to grind with the Bush family when Bush Sr embarrassed him on national tv.


20 posted on 09/07/2010 6:47:17 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Rosebud..................


21 posted on 09/07/2010 6:48:08 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore
was found to be based on faulty documents.

That's FORGED documents.

FORGED

22 posted on 09/07/2010 6:54:23 AM PDT by agere_contra (...what if we won't eat the dog food?)
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To: abb

Your buddy's off his meds again alert

23 posted on 09/07/2010 6:57:16 AM PDT by Zakeet (Like the Wee Wee said, “We can’t be broke, we still have checks in the checkbook.”)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Go talk to Kenneth, Dan.


24 posted on 09/07/2010 7:04:51 AM PDT by blau993 (Fight Gerbil Swarming)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore
Some people just can’t let go and Dan Rather is a case in point. Almost six years after he questioned George Bush’s National Guard service Rather is still defending the report that led to his eventual departure from the network.

Fake - but accurate!!

Thre of the stupidest words ever uttered by someone alledgedly so smart!!

(Of course, ALL lieberals are smart - they just have trouble letting the rest of us see it!!)

25 posted on 09/07/2010 7:06:03 AM PDT by DustyMoment (Go green - recycle Congress in 2010!!)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Anyone with at least a 4th grade education, would know that for certain members of the Guard, the 2 days a month are not always the same each month. Pilots may be called on to ferry aircraft, for instance. With the Guards approval, they may not necessarily attend formations every 30 days. They used tells us, ‘’the needs of the service come first’’ not your wishes. Anyone but a newscaster with a turd in crossways would understand this.


26 posted on 09/07/2010 7:07:52 AM PDT by Waco (From Seward to Sarah)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Dan Rather is the epitome of American “journalism” in the Decadent Period.


27 posted on 09/07/2010 7:09:57 AM PDT by Savage Beast ("True evil has a face you know and a voice you trust." Greg Iles. "True Evil")
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To: Buckhead
Good morning. Tuesday laugh ping.

5.56mm

28 posted on 09/07/2010 7:13:17 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

I sense a “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” story with Danny boy here. Is Nurse Ratchet being mean to you today, Danny???


29 posted on 09/07/2010 7:14:19 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

This guy was the figurehead of CBS news for years.


30 posted on 09/07/2010 7:15:47 AM PDT by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

So agree -
Rather = delusional!


31 posted on 09/07/2010 7:20:07 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Not gonna take it anymore
. . . it was this story that brought me to the FreeRepublic ,, after learning how Jim Robinson had outed the military documents as forgeries composed on a word processor and not the typical IBM typewriters used by the military at the time . Again I wish to thank Dan Rather and especially Jim Robinson for getting me here .
32 posted on 09/07/2010 7:23:45 AM PDT by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLENN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Kenneth, what is the frequency?


33 posted on 09/07/2010 7:25:20 AM PDT by secondamendmentkid
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To: lionheart 247365
Read the entire story here:

Rather's Ruin and the Rise of the Pajamahadeen

34 posted on 09/07/2010 7:27:41 AM PDT by Interesting Times (For the truth about "swift boating" see ToSetTheRecordStraight.com)
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To: Waco

Dan knows all about military matters. Remember, he made it into Marine boot camp...but didn’t graduate. There was some problem with not being able to cut it or something.


35 posted on 09/07/2010 7:33:14 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore
This poor man is delusional.


Name a National Liberal THAT isn't / wasn't.


36 posted on 09/07/2010 7:35:06 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Imam Zer0: DeathCARE, Is my only Plan...So just die (quicky), please & save $$$$ :^)
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37 posted on 09/07/2010 7:46:56 AM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Dan Rather is still alive? You’re kidding?


38 posted on 09/07/2010 7:56:53 AM PDT by Batman11 (Sarah Palin: "Illegal immigrants are called illegal for a reason!")
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To: Not gonna take it anymore
Rather, of course, famously parted ways with CBS after a story about Former President George W. Bush’s service in the National Guard was found to be based on faulty documents.

Rather sued CBS over his ouster, and most of the charges have since been dismissed.

To tell you the truth, I never did like Dan Rather. In his younger days, he looked more the used car salesman than his nemesis, Nixon. His reporting always seemed to be filled with fury and distortions; he wanted us to think as told by him, not our own common sense.

39 posted on 09/07/2010 8:09:08 AM PDT by olezip
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To: Not gonna take it anymore

Dan should realize that at this point, nobody cares.

Obama’s reign of terror concerning the U.S. economy and Big Brother government has made Dan Rather...rather obsolete and irrelevant.


40 posted on 09/07/2010 8:24:44 AM PDT by rod1
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To: Batman11
Some people thought he would take the hint if they sent him a handgun loaded with one round,

It's said Dan now has the largest handgun collection in NYC.

41 posted on 09/07/2010 8:50:00 AM PDT by magslinger ('This is a United States Marine Corps FA-18 fighter. Send 'em up, I'll wait!')
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To: Interesting Times
Thanks a lot ,, That was ground zero for me and F/R and I have become a much more informed person because of it ,, and BuckHead changed history and the way a lot of people view CBS and it's absolute bias in reporting the lefts propaganda . Now days the Mean Streak Media brags about it's socialist persuasion .
42 posted on 09/07/2010 1:58:34 PM PDT by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLENN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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