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Chris Hayes apologizes for George Wallace party label [ MSNBC thinks George Wallace was GOP ]
politico.com ^ | June 12 2013 | By TAL KOPAN

Posted on 06/12/2013 12:37:17 PM PDT by NoLibZone

In a Tuesday segment on “All In” marking 50 years since Wallace personally stopped two black students from registering at University of Alabama, Hayes introduced a clip of Wallace making his stand, saying “George Wallace was obviously the villain in this story.” A chyron overlaid on the clip misidentified Wallace as a Republican.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: apology; blamethegop; dixiecrats; dnctalkingpoints; msnbc; msnbcbias; revisionisthistory
Do you think this is the only thing he is wrong about?
1 posted on 06/12/2013 12:37:17 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

You’ll say things like that when you have baby poop for brains.


2 posted on 06/12/2013 12:39:19 PM PDT by Fido969
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To: NoLibZone

Typical of the MSM...


3 posted on 06/12/2013 12:39:25 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!)
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To: NoLibZone

Just an honest mistake I’m sure.


4 posted on 06/12/2013 12:40:17 PM PDT by Obadiah (Inside of every Liberal beats the heart of a fascist yearning to reveal their true nature.)
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To: NoLibZone

Democrats have re-written history about their opposition to the civil rights bill all the way back to their support for slavery and opposition to the civil war. And don’t get me started about Jackson’s spoils system.

The party was corrupt from it’s birth and hasn’t changed a whit.


5 posted on 06/12/2013 12:40:57 PM PDT by Fido969
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To: NoLibZone

"I was!"

6 posted on 06/12/2013 12:41:15 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: NoLibZone

I’d bet most MSNBC viewers who even know who George Wallace was(a small minority) think he was a Republican. I’d also bet Hayes thought so until he was corrected.


7 posted on 06/12/2013 12:43:14 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: NoLibZone

Half his audience (totaling 4 people) will never see or hear about his tweet so they will still believe it to be true.


8 posted on 06/12/2013 12:44:26 PM PDT by South40
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To: NoLibZone

Clearly the seriousness of the charge still stands.


9 posted on 06/12/2013 12:46:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo; Slings and Arrows

MSinforMed voters BUMP!


10 posted on 06/12/2013 12:46:38 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: NoLibZone

Didn’t George Wallace form the Tea Party?


11 posted on 06/12/2013 12:47:54 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

apologized on Twitter? Why not on MSNBC and NBC?


12 posted on 06/12/2013 12:49:36 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: NoLibZone

Re-writing history and disinformation have ramped up to the obvious.


13 posted on 06/12/2013 12:51:54 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: South40

The FCC provides a method for registering complaints about a broadcaster’s failure to comply with standards of fairness in their broadcasts. This FCC complaint also provides a means for requesting the denial of a broadcaster’s request for the renewal of their FCC broadcasting license. A broadcaster cannot disseminate false propaganda if and when they no longer have an FCC license to broadcast the propaganda programming.


14 posted on 06/12/2013 12:51:56 PM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: NoLibZone
Long-'serving', old school, typical DemocRATS ....

Including their greatly admired Grand Kleagle who was given the moniker ... the 'conscience' (sic) of the Senate ...


15 posted on 06/12/2013 12:52:10 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: NoLibZone
MSNBC: NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH!
Correction: NOTHING THAT RESEMBLES THE TRUTH!
16 posted on 06/12/2013 12:52:12 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: NoLibZone
Not surprising, since based on his picture he appears to be a member of the second generation of people in this country who were "taught" in school that republicans are racist and democrats are not.

He might be old enough to be a member of the first generation to have received such indoctrination, but I doubt it.

17 posted on 06/12/2013 12:52:17 PM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: NoLibZone

Most morons these days know the melody to “Sweet Home Alabama.” They just don’t know the words or what they mean. Watergate don’t bother me either.


18 posted on 06/12/2013 12:53:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (23,116,441 households on Food Stamps! Now that's what I call HISTORICAL!!!)
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To: NoLibZone
I thought that George Wallace was a very funny black comedian....
19 posted on 06/12/2013 12:53:23 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: NoLibZone
There's only two possibilities here.

1. He's really that stupid. In which case he's too dumb to be on TV, but not on MSNBC.

2. He knew that labeling Wallace a republican would cause more harm and have more people see it than his lame ass apology. Mission accomplished, so to speak.

20 posted on 06/12/2013 12:56:27 PM PDT by Paco
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To: WhiskeyX

And if that worked NBC and certainly MSNBC would have lost their licenses years ago.


21 posted on 06/12/2013 12:56:45 PM PDT by South40
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To: NoLibZone

George Wallace was a Democrat.
Ross Barnett was a Democrat.
Lester Maddox was a Democrat.
The Democratic Party controlled the South during the Jim Crow era.

History’s greatest sleight of hand has been the Dems convincing everyone that they’ve always been for equal rights...


22 posted on 06/12/2013 1:01:01 PM PDT by Exeter (A government that doesn't trust its people is a government that shouldn't be trusted.)
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To: NoLibZone

Chris Hayes is the Worst Person in the World.


23 posted on 06/12/2013 1:01:38 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Proud2BeRight
Didn’t George Wallace form the Tea Party?

Not really, but in '72 I was ready to vote for him.

24 posted on 06/12/2013 1:01:47 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Complete historical ignorance is a job requirement at MSNBC


25 posted on 06/12/2013 1:03:02 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Roccus

I think we should set a Whine point. 5 years or less and that’s liberal!


26 posted on 06/12/2013 1:04:10 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: NoLibZone

Perhaps, they should change the name of the show from “All In” to “All Wrong”.


27 posted on 06/12/2013 1:04:11 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: WhiskeyX

“The FCC provides a method for registering complaints about a broadcaster’s failure to comply with standards of fairness in their broadcasts. This FCC complaint also provides a means for requesting the denial of a broadcaster’s request for the renewal of their FCC broadcasting license. A broadcaster cannot disseminate false propaganda if and when they no longer have an FCC license to broadcast the propaganda programming.”

Is this the Obama Administration FCC you are talking about?


28 posted on 06/12/2013 1:07:01 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Fido969
It was the Party of Slavery™ at its founding two centuries ago and remains the Party of Slavery™ today.
29 posted on 06/12/2013 1:17:50 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: South40
[Sorry for the run-on text. It would have to be retyped to remove the HTML codes that are causing the text to run together and format improperly. See the link to read it in proper format.] Of course not, when their opponents sit on their hands and despair about how futile it all is to provide any opposition, effective or ineffective. Furthermore, it is individual broadcasting stations which lose their FCC broadcasting licenses and not an entire network. It is up to individual citizens and their citizen groups in the broadcasting station's market to make the complaints and demand revocation or non-renewal of the broadcasting license for that broadcasting station. It would be much more effective for citizens to organize themselves and document the rreasons for their complaints. See: Petitions to Deny/Informal ObjectionsReturn to TopA Petition to Deny or an informal objection to a television license renewal application may be filed AFTER the filing of the license renewal application. Notices of the filing of license renewal applications will be posted in the Broadcast Applications public notices. CDBS on the FCC's website will also contain records pertaining to the license renewal application. Petitions to Deny are considered to be timely filed with the Commission only upon receipt by the Commission at the address listed below, NOT when they are mailed or postmarked. Petitions to Deny may not be sent via e-mail. The last day for filing Petitions to Deny is ONE MONTH PRIOR to the license expiration date: ◦Example. The expiration date for a station in Alabama is April 1, 2013. The LAST DAY that a Petition to Deny may be timely filed is March 1, 2013. ◦Exception. If the LAST DAY falls on a Saturday, Sunday, holiday, or on a date that the Commission is closed for business, the LAST DAY is extended to the first full business day thereafter. For example, the expiration date for a station in Maryland is October 1, 2012. September 1, 2012, is a Saturday and September 3, 2012, is a holiday. In this instance, the LAST DAY that a Petition to Deny may be filed is September 4, 2012. ◦Exception. The deadline for filing Petitions to Deny against late-filed license renewal applications is the 90th day after the FCC gives public notice that it has accepted that application for filing. If the 90th day falls on a Saturday, Sunday, holiday, or on a date that the Commission is closed for business, the LAST DAY is extended to the first full business day thereafter. Petition to Deny Requirements. First, to file a Petition to Deny, a person must be a "party in interest" and have "standing." That means, generally, that the person must have more than a passing interest in the station. He or she must be a regular listener or have some other contact with the station that gives the petitioner a real stake in the outcome of the renewal process. A petition must be supported by an affidavit of a person or persons with personal knowledge of the allegations of fact contained in the petition. Additionally, a Petition to Deny a license renewal must be "timely" filed at least one month prior to the license expiration date, as explained in the previous paragraph. Finally, the petition must contain a certification that a copy of the petition was mailed to the station. Failure to include the certification that a copy was mailed to the station and the affidavit of personal knowledge will result in dismissal of the Petition to Deny. Procedure for Filing Informal Objections. A person or entity opposing the grant of a station's license renewal application may file an informal objection against the license renewal application at any time prior to staff action on the license renewal application. An informal objection is less formal than a Petition to Deny, but some requirements still apply. It may take the form of a letter signed by the objector and mailed or delivered to one of the FCC addresses above. An informal objection need not contain the affidavit required for a Petition to Deny. It should, however, contain sufficient information to establish any violation alleged. Additionally, an informal objection not received by the time the station's license renewal is granted will not be considered. Filing Positive Comments. Affirmative comments concerning a licensee's service during the prior license term should be filed by the Petition to Deny deadline through the Office of the Secretary at the addresses listed in the next section. Mailing Address for Petitions to Deny, Informal Objections, and CommentsReturn to TopWhen filing Petitions to Deny, informal objections, or positive comments, please include an original and two copies of any filing. As indicated above, an additional copy of any filing may need to be served on (mailed to) the station licensee via a separate mailing. Send the documents to the locations listed herein: Addresses for filing documents with the FCC. Additional Suggestions for Filers. To help the staff expeditiously associate a Petition to Deny, informal objection, or positive comment with the proper license renewal application, the pleading should prominently identify: 1.The station's call sign; 2.The station's facility ID number; 3.The license renewal application file number. This information, which is available on CDBS through the Commission's website, should be listed on the first page of the submission. The filing must also state whether it is a Petition to Deny, Informal Objection, or a comment. If a cover sheet is used, it should be attached to each copy of the pleading. Failure to include this information may cause delays in associating a pleading with a license renewal application. Additional Information about Television Broadcast Station RenewalsReturn to TopFor more information about this issue, please call the Video Division at (202) 418-1600. http://www.fcc.gov/guides/license-renewal-applications-television-broadcast-stations#P2D
30 posted on 06/12/2013 1:22:51 PM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: NoLibZone

MSNBC knows better, but says it anyway. Wallace being a Democrat doesn’t fit the template.


31 posted on 06/12/2013 1:22:53 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Paco
He apoligised for the stupidity, claimed he just did not catch it, but we know better....LOL

This was a stupid, inexcusable, historically illiterate mistake.I should have caught it and apologize for failing to. http://www.mediaite.com/tv/msnbc-mistaken-history-segregationist-george-wallace-was-a-republican/ …

32 posted on 06/12/2013 1:23:59 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: WhiskeyX

Dude, no.


33 posted on 06/12/2013 1:27:01 PM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Luke21

That’s right. The FCC is another potential scandal awaiting exposure by Citizens willing to undertake the effort to expose it. Nothing ventured is nothing gained. Conceding victory gains no victory for the preservation of Freedom.


34 posted on 06/12/2013 1:28:35 PM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: Mr. Lucky

You know you want to....


35 posted on 06/12/2013 1:30:49 PM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: NoLibZone

I remember when Michelle told us that we would have to “change our history”. The progressives have been working on that task for an awfully long time.


36 posted on 06/12/2013 1:55:40 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: NoLibZone

No mistake. In the minds of the MS-DNC zealots, all racists are Republicans. They honestly believe that the Dem Segregationists of the Jim Crow era would all be Republicans today.


37 posted on 06/12/2013 2:01:45 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Fido969

If this FREAK stopped humping THE FOREIGNERS leg he may actually get a fact correct once in a while. Huh, maybe not.


38 posted on 06/12/2013 2:10:02 PM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: Mr. Lucky
No one is going to read all of that :/
It IS possible to post it here as it is posted on the other site by using the pre and /pre ...

Read FR HTML Sandbox (2012) and it will tell you how ;)
39 posted on 06/12/2013 4:32:37 PM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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To: WhiskeyX; Mr. Lucky
Apologies Mr. Lucky, I posted to wrong post :p

WhiskeyX, #39 was meant for you.
40 posted on 06/12/2013 4:35:00 PM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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To: NoLibZone

LOL!
I bet Hayes’ 35 viewers were as clueless as he is.


41 posted on 06/12/2013 4:37:40 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Exeter

42 posted on 06/12/2013 4:40:24 PM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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To: Bikkuri

“WhiskeyX, #39 was meant for you.”

It’s a pity you wasted your time with complaining. I apologized in advance because I had to post and run to an appointment, and not because I didn’t know how to post it properly. Sometimes expediency is more important than form. As I said to begin with, the properly formatted text was available at the link for anyone with any real interest in the petition methods.


43 posted on 06/12/2013 5:46:12 PM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: WhiskeyX

Apologies, wasn’t meant as a complaint :/
And adding the pre before the copy/paste and the /pre after doesn’t take more than 5 seconds.


44 posted on 06/13/2013 12:41:47 AM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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To: Bikkuri

The tag simply wasn’t working for some reason, and I didn’t have time to meddle with it just then. There are often times when the spell checker doesn’t work properly either, so I don’t take time to correct the typos. Since sometime last year there are often times when the spellchecker obstinately highlights every word in the post. Sometimes getting a timely but misformatted message out is more important than getting the form correct.


45 posted on 06/13/2013 3:58:22 AM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: WhiskeyX

I can’t seem to get the En-US to work.. spell-checker is always trying to correct to Brit spelling >.<


46 posted on 06/13/2013 4:05:59 AM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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To: WhiskeyX
Since sometime last year there are often times when the spellchecker obstinately highlights every word in the post.


I'm curious which OS (and browser) browser you're running... Many here they may be ableto assist you getting that fixed ;)
47 posted on 06/14/2013 1:59:15 PM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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