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Schulz decries his portrait in Time magazine(Second Amendment)
poststar.com ^ | 15 October, 2010 | WILL DOOLITTLE

Posted on 10/16/2010 5:45:38 AM PDT by marktwain

Robert Schulz of Fort Ann, advocate for the Constitution and leader of the We the People Foundation, says a recent Time magazine cover story mischaracterizes him and his organization and mistakenly links him to militias.

The story, "Locked and Loaded, The Secret World of Extreme Militias," ran as the cover story for the magazine's Oct. 11 edition.

The story, written by Barton Gellman, names Schulz as one of the philosophers of the antigovernment movement who "are edging their followers closer to violence."

The story calls Schulz "an influential voice among militia groups" and says he "has reached the brink of calling for war."

Schulz, who advocates nonviolent protest, calls the story "clearly false."

"I don't know any militia organizations. I don't communicate with any that I know of," he said.

Last year, Schulz said, he spoke to groups in 88 cities in all 50 states and not one was a militia.

"They've never called me, never asked me to speak," he said.

The We the People Foundation's e-mail list includes more than 80,000 addresses, he said, and he doesn't know every person on the list. But the characterization of him as a grassroots leader on the verge of advocating violent rebellion is wrong, he said.

The article mentions vigils that Schulz staged in Washington, D.C., in which he and some of his followers dressed in the costume of the character "V" from the movie "V for Vendetta," mentioning that, in the final scene, the British Parliament building erupts in flames.

(Excerpt) Read more at poststar.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; constitution; guns; jourbalists; militia
Typical MSM. Hours of tape, and the author cheerpicks quotes out of context to create the effect he wants.
1 posted on 10/16/2010 5:45:42 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Why do conservatives even give mags like Time the opportunity to do this? He should have known what he was walking into and laid out some ground rules.


2 posted on 10/16/2010 5:48:16 AM PDT by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: marktwain
Bill of Rights loving Mr. Schulz is tossed under "Times" bus like Americans ("Times" Are Americans Islamophobic?) and the Jews ("Times's" Why Israel Doesn't Care About Peace).
3 posted on 10/16/2010 5:51:42 AM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: marktwain

After a confrontation at a demonstration, I was asked by two female self-desicribed “journalists” if I would answer some questions. I told them plainly, NO, I don’t trust journalists.


4 posted on 10/16/2010 5:52:29 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: marktwain

An alternative theme might have been “Most Americans unlikely to stand for urban/elite ridiculous policy choices” subtitled - “without them we’ll have nothing to eat - so let’s all smarten up”


5 posted on 10/16/2010 5:52:56 AM PDT by major-pelham
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To: marktwain
“Time” still publishes..?

Yikes.

6 posted on 10/16/2010 5:53:11 AM PDT by mmercier (no hits for eue)
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To: Westbrook
NO, I don’t trust journalists

I just tell them politely, "No thanks, I have been misquoted before."

7 posted on 10/16/2010 5:54:08 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: marktwain
...Time magazine cover story mischaracterizes him and his organization...

So who is surprised? That Communist rag has been duping the public for years. No real Americans read it, anyway.

8 posted on 10/16/2010 5:57:03 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: Smokin' Joe

> I just tell them politely, “No thanks, I have been
> misquoted before.”

Well said.

I haven’t been misquoted, however, since I’ve never given these low-lifes the chance.


9 posted on 10/16/2010 5:57:15 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: nonliberal

“They’ve never called me, never asked me to speak,” he said.

According to what I read here this was just a hit piece. The man never gave an interview. Time(wasted) was just trying to make a connection between those who love our Constitution and some imaginary militia.
This only plays to the ACORN type. Well those that can read and buy a magazine.


10 posted on 10/16/2010 5:58:10 AM PDT by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever)
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To: marktwain

Who still reads Time magazine?

Serious question......would love to see their circulation numbers(outside of doctor’s offices)


11 posted on 10/16/2010 6:03:00 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Planning on using 911? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: nonliberal

There you go. WHEN!!!! are conservatives going to wise up and ignore the MSM. Everything they do is a hit job.


12 posted on 10/16/2010 6:04:46 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: GoldenPup

“So who is surprised? That Communist rag has been duping the public for years. No real Americans read it, anyway.”

I remember TIME being a Commie rag from as far back as 40+ years ago.
At that time, the only real news magazine was USNWR.
I no longer see any of them, and have no idea who, if any, is legit.


13 posted on 10/16/2010 6:06:16 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: Red in Blue PA

...”Time, down 34.9 percent to about 90,000...” in late 2009.

I suspect that their influence is a bit disproportionate though, because they are widely used as a source, even if no one reads the actual mag.

(However, these numbers come from the NYT, so, who knows how accurate they are?)

http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/08/magazines-newsstand-sales-fall-91-percent/


14 posted on 10/16/2010 6:25:06 AM PDT by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: nonliberal
Why do conservatives even give mags like Time the opportunity to do this? He should have known what he was walking into and laid out some ground rules.

Probably the same reason some gun shop owners let TV news people into their shops. They have "stars" in their eyes over the "celebrity" of it all.

It's best to remember that the mainstream media are a bunch of lying weasels and the propaganda department of the Demoncrats.

15 posted on 10/16/2010 6:26:53 AM PDT by johncatl (...governs least, governs best.)
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To: GoldenPup

If it were not for dentist and doctor offices, time would have been dead long ago.


16 posted on 10/16/2010 6:49:53 AM PDT by super7man
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To: marktwain
Barton Gellman appears to have little appreciation for American history.

Best he be sent back home.

17 posted on 10/16/2010 6:53:04 AM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Serious question......would love to see their circulation numbers(outside of doctor’s offices)

The last time I read a Time Magazine was in my dentist's office. It was a 3 year old issue, the most recent one I could find.

I doubt many doctors' or dentists' offices subscribe any more. Time will soon go the way of Newswreak and U.S. Snooze & Word Distort.

18 posted on 10/16/2010 6:55:49 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: mmercier
We know that a Saudi prince is a major stockholder in Fox News. What we don't know is how many rags like Time are still managing to hang in there despite meager subscriptions because they have wealthy middle east backers keeping them alive.

It's most peculiar how certain left-wing media outlets remain publishing in the face of dwindling or inadequate readership and advertising revenue. They are obviously getting infusions of capital from somewhere.

I'll wager that increasing numbers of U.S. media outlets have been or are in the process of being acquired wholly or in part by middle east or other foreign interests....more precisely, enemies of the Republic.

Leni

19 posted on 10/16/2010 7:12:46 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Are any Americans better off than they were 13 trillion dollars ago?)
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To: Stepan12

How about articles like “Is the Times proIslamic?” or “How antiSemetic is the Time?”.


20 posted on 10/16/2010 8:16:41 AM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: marktwain

Donald O'Brien
21 posted on 10/16/2010 8:25:39 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: nonliberal
Why do conservatives even give mags like Time the opportunity to do this? He should have known what he was walking into and laid out some ground rules.

Exactly! It doesn't speak well of his judgment if he expected to be treated fairly by that vile rag. Wonder if "Time" will fetch more than $1 when it's sold off. "Newsweak" has set the bar quite low...
22 posted on 10/16/2010 8:27:47 AM PDT by Zarro (Clean out Congress)
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To: GoldenPup

As barbers and orthodontists across the nation continue to drop Time, the magazine’s value will soon reach .04c, thereby setting a new record.


23 posted on 10/16/2010 8:29:56 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: nonliberal

Did they interview him for the article? I didn’t read the whole article, just the part posted here, but they can certainly write an article about him without interviewing him.


24 posted on 10/16/2010 8:31:26 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: GoldenPup

Oops, excuse me.. Newsweak sold for $1.00, so Time only needs to sell for .99c to set a new record.


25 posted on 10/16/2010 8:31:57 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Westbrook
I haven’t been misquoted, however, since I’ve never given these low-lifes the chance.

I was pretty young. Not sure it counts, really, they misspelled my name, too.

That was an eye-opener.

26 posted on 10/16/2010 8:35:38 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Lancey Howard; Tax-chick
As barbers and orthodontists across the nation continue to drop Time, the magazine’s value will soon reach .04c, thereby setting a new record.

I think you meant to say the price would go there. I can't imagine why declining distribution would make the value go UP, even to 1/25 of a cent! ;-) Besides, if they set the PRICE there, how would people buy the magazine? Is it ploy to get circulation back up -- you have to buy 25 copies at a time? Two year subscription for a penny?

27 posted on 10/16/2010 8:39:47 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Smokin' Joe
I was pretty young. Not sure it counts, really, they misspelled my name, too.

So you read a quote in the paper from a guy with a name spelled differently from yours, quoted as saying something you never said.....Hmmm, do you get these feelings often that people are talking about you? ;-)

28 posted on 10/16/2010 8:42:04 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Smokin' Joe

> That was an eye-opener.

I’m sure it was.

I actually agreed to an interview once, just a few years back. Fortunately, the “journalsts” from a TV station in Boston had a very small window for the interview, and I was going to be out of town on business those days.

Good thing too!

With selective editing, they eviscerated the Catholic priest in whose favor I was going to give a corroborating interview. He called me the day after the TV station aired the “interview”. He was practically in tears for the way they made him appear to say things he does not believe.

These people are despicable in every respect. I can’t think of a creature with less integrity than a MSM “journalist”.


29 posted on 10/16/2010 9:12:00 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Still Thinking

Deniability is nice, but those who know me knew who was misquoted, and mentioned it to me, including the reporter misspelling my name (phonetically, it was passable).


30 posted on 10/16/2010 9:51:26 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

I understood, I was just kidding you. The combination of a person with a different name quoted as saying something you didn’t say was too tempting to pass up!


31 posted on 10/16/2010 9:53:46 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Smokin' Joe
I just tell them politely, "No thanks, I have never been quoted correctly."

Invariably, when I see an article on a subject about which I have personal knowledge, I find the reporting to be grossly in error...

32 posted on 10/16/2010 11:24:39 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: SuzyQue
...”Time, down 34.9 percent to about 90,000...” in late 2009.

Dang! When I wrote for Video Games magazine in 1983, we sold 150,000 copies each issue.
33 posted on 10/16/2010 11:32:56 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics)
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To: MinuteGal
Leni, Leni, Leni...

What does it matter if a foreign enemy of the United states can be suckered into dropping billions into a domestic retard maintenance industry..?.

It ain't like the chicoms or Saudi inbreds can buy Fox or CNN and take them home. They can however be fooled into dropping a trillion here, then be told to go home.

It is also unrealistic to expect that reasonable people are manipulated by media bias; If such bias were effective we would all have become communists by the 70’s. In fact, the contrary has become the reality. The only thing more discouraging than a retarded communist who does not understand communism is a newbirth whantabe communist killer that understands neither communism or this republic. I am referring this point in the general, not the specific.

34 posted on 10/16/2010 9:31:43 PM PDT by mmercier (A carnival of wealth and poverty)
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To: Dr. Sivana
Time is following the same trajectory as Newsweek.

Newsweek was sold for less money than I paid for the Newsweek app on my iPhone.

35 posted on 10/17/2010 1:22:34 AM PDT by Cyropaedia ("Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principal of evil...".)
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