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TURNER COMPARES HIS EMPIRE COLLAPSE TO WORLD TRADE TOWERS... DEVELOPING...
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Posted on 12/11/2002 2:05:57 PM PST by agenda_express

TURNER COMPARES HIS EMPIRE COLLAPSE TO WORLD TRADE TOWERS... DEVELOPING...

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Turner is an idiot.
1 posted on 12/11/2002 2:05:57 PM PST by agenda_express
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To: agenda_express
Lithium and a crash cart, STAT!
2 posted on 12/11/2002 2:07:15 PM PST by Petronski
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To: JohnnyOla and HymanRoth
I thought money did not matter to socialists. So he should not mind going broke.

ROFL!!!

4 posted on 12/11/2002 2:09:35 PM PST by agenda_express
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To: agenda_express
It's his own brand of liberal terrorism that brought his "empire" down.

And I'm not shedding one tear over it.

5 posted on 12/11/2002 2:09:51 PM PST by A2J
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To: agenda_express

CAPTION THIS!!!

6 posted on 12/11/2002 2:12:38 PM PST by agenda_express
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To: agenda_express
The difference is that we care about the victims of 9-11.
7 posted on 12/11/2002 2:13:29 PM PST by germanicus
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To: JohnnyOla and HymanRoth
Otherway around; money means everything to a socialist; it's money's value that has no meaning.
8 posted on 12/11/2002 2:13:44 PM PST by JohnGalt
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To: agenda_express
I just heard it on FOX. He was laughing. What a clueless sh!thead.
9 posted on 12/11/2002 2:13:47 PM PST by hellinahandcart
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To: agenda_express
CAPTION THIS!!!

"Raise your hand, raise your hand if your Sure. No, Ted - raise your HAND."

10 posted on 12/11/2002 2:15:36 PM PST by agenda_express
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To: hellinahandcart
What a clueless sh!thead.

I'll be sure to add that word to the "keywords". Thanks! I had forgotten he was one of those. =D

11 posted on 12/11/2002 2:16:58 PM PST by agenda_express
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To: agenda_express
He had his chance and BLEW IT!
12 posted on 12/11/2002 2:17:44 PM PST by INSENSITIVE GUY
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To: JohnGalt; JohnnyOla and HymanRoth
Otherway around; money means everything to a socialist; it's money's value that has no meaning.

No - money has value, too. They just think that everyone else (except them) should have to give it to the "less fortunate".

13 posted on 12/11/2002 2:20:57 PM PST by agenda_express
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To: agenda_express
I don't think the keywords take punctuation marks. :D

(obviously I've had a bit of experience with, um, useful keywords)
14 posted on 12/11/2002 2:23:18 PM PST by hellinahandcart
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To: agenda_express
Did he ever pay off his pledge to the UN?
15 posted on 12/11/2002 2:24:07 PM PST by per loin
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To: agenda_express
Well, William Randolph Hearst's actress mistress, Marion Davies, pawned her jewels to save his newspaper empire when he was on the verge of going bust.

Maybe Jane Fonda will come to Ted's rescue. She's the humanitarian type, ya know (with our money, of course).

My guess is that Ms. Fonda will be off doing a Barbarella dance on some remote Greek island rocky beach when Teddy is hustled off in a strait-jacket to some debtor's gaol or the funny farm.

Leni

16 posted on 12/11/2002 2:25:48 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: hellinahandcart
Also on Drudge, the imminent cancellation of Donahue.

It's the Agony and the Ecstasy today...
17 posted on 12/11/2002 2:26:32 PM PST by hellinahandcart
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To: agenda_express
AOL ruins another life. Can't say I'm shedding any tears over this one though.
18 posted on 12/11/2002 2:27:43 PM PST by SoDak
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To: agenda_express
Hold on now, a socialist believes that a dollar or an airplane for that matter in the hands of a pilot is the same value as a dollar or an airplane in the hands of an alcoholic street person. Value to a socialist or a communist is constant or a material.

To a conservative or libertarian, money is a barometer of value, or the money derived from a tool (like an airplane) represents the value. The most basic example is that a dollar in charity doled out from a church is worth more than a dollar doled out by the local welfare office.
19 posted on 12/11/2002 2:30:42 PM PST by JohnGalt
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To: hellinahandcart
On top of this, the last station to air left wing talk radio in LA is switching back to Sinatra era tunes.
20 posted on 12/11/2002 2:34:32 PM PST by BurbankKarl
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To: JohnnyOla and HymanRoth
I thought money did not matter to socialists. So he should not mind going broke.

But he will mind. Socialism is for the "little people" and of course using someone else's money.

21 posted on 12/11/2002 2:37:02 PM PST by El Gato
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To: agenda_express
Bingo!
22 posted on 12/11/2002 2:37:57 PM PST by battlegearboat
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To: agenda_express
Caption: Captain Kook
23 posted on 12/11/2002 2:38:39 PM PST by bootless
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To: BurbankKarl
Cool, now Sinatra is the "F" man!
24 posted on 12/11/2002 2:38:49 PM PST by norraad
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To: agenda_express
Ted -- "I just took a mighty fisting!"
25 posted on 12/11/2002 2:40:22 PM PST by doug from upland
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To: agenda_express
I bet if you sewed his ass to his face no one would notice a difference.
26 posted on 12/11/2002 2:41:41 PM PST by MotleyGirl70
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To: agenda_express
Is Turner dead and buried, with authorities sifting through his remains? If not, then this is a bad analogy.
27 posted on 12/11/2002 2:43:02 PM PST by ApesForEvolution
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To: agenda_express
I couldn't believe it when I saw him on FOX. Get some sensitivity training, Ted!
28 posted on 12/11/2002 2:44:41 PM PST by Ciexyz
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To: MinuteGal
William Randolph Hearst's actress mistress, Marion Davies, pawned her jewels to save his newspaper empire.

Maybe Jane Fonda will come to Ted's rescue.


Fonda is Turner's wife. However I understand that he has a string of mistresses who might wish make the same sacrifice that Davies did for Hearst. I personally would advice Fonda to hang onto her jewels and other valuables.
29 posted on 12/11/2002 2:46:01 PM PST by redheadtoo
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To: agenda_express
So, who's he saying flew a plane up his bung?
30 posted on 12/11/2002 2:47:03 PM PST by Darksheare
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To: agenda_express
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/626603/posts

Posted on 02/12/2002 10:16 AM PST by TLBSHOW



Turner: 9-11 Was Act of Desperation
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -

Media mogul Ted Turner says the Sept. 11 attacks were an act of desperation, and the hijackers were "brave" but probably "a little nuts."

Turner, in a lecture at Brown University, also compared President Bush (news - web sites) to Julius Caesar.

In a wide-ranging address Monday, the AOL Time Warner vice chairman said the attacks on the World Trade Center the Pentagon (news - web sites) were an outgrowth of poverty.

"The reason that the World Trade Center got hit is because there are a lot of people living in abject poverty out there who don't have any hope for a better life," he said.

He said the attacks were an act of desperation, and that Americans lack an understanding of a willingness to die for one's country.

"I think they were brave at the very least," Turner said of the 19 airliner hijackers believed to have committed the attacks, adding that they "might have been a little nuts."

Turner made the comment during a question and answer session after he delivered a lecture on international affairs. An attempt to reach him for comment Tuesday via AOL Time Warner spokeswoman Tricia Primrose was unsuccessful because she did not immediately return a phone call.

Turner also gave his opinion on the 2000 elections and Al Gore (news - web sites)'s loss in the presidential race.

"A few more votes in Florida, and we could have had the best environmental president we ever had," he said. "Now we've got an oil man. He (President Bush) is like another Julius Caesar. Just what we need."

Asked if he would allow public access to his vast landholdings in Montana, he replied: "Can I live in your home with you? We believe in private property in this country."

"You buy it and you can share it," Turner said.

Turner was expelled from Brown in his junior year in 1960 after he was caught living with a girlfriend in his dorm room. The Ivy League school awarded him his undergraduate degree 12 years ago.


31 posted on 12/11/2002 2:52:34 PM PST by Shermy
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To: agenda_express
Reds GM Sorry for Remarks (Compared baseball strike to 9/11)
32 posted on 12/11/2002 2:54:30 PM PST by Shermy
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They've taken half the sleazy liberal media and entertainment outlets in the country and merged them into one gigantic monopoly. And they've ended up with one great, big, steaming pile of horses**t.

I won't cry over Turner, who uses his money to fund baby-killing in third-world countries through UNFPA and PPI. I won't cry over Steve Case, one of bill clinton's good friends and major enablers. And I won't cry for the scum who write slimy articles for Time Magazine.

Maybe we can shed a few tears if the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue goes down the tubes with the rest of it.
33 posted on 12/11/2002 2:57:36 PM PST by Cicero
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the last station to air left wing talk radio in LA is switching back to Sinatra era tunes.

Good. The old folks just love that stuff (and so do I), and modern radio certainly doesn't cater to that demographic at all.

We had a 40s-music station here in NY for a while, and my ex-fiance's elderly parents practically cried when it switched formats.

34 posted on 12/11/2002 3:37:42 PM PST by hellinahandcart
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"The reason that the World Trade Center got hit is because there are a lot of people living in abject poverty out there who don't have any hope for a better life," he said.

Perhaps no one has told Turner that OBL belongs to one of the richest families in Saudi Arabia. And that the major funders of terrorism are RICH Islamists.

35 posted on 12/11/2002 3:38:17 PM PST by randita
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What's the frequency, Karl?

I'd love to hear this!
36 posted on 12/11/2002 3:46:58 PM PST by ibbryn
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To: MinuteGal
How unbearable must Ted Turner be that Jane chose to seek out Christianity?
37 posted on 12/11/2002 3:53:25 PM PST by Tall_Texan
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To: randita
"The reason that the World Trade Center got hit is because there are a lot of people living in abject poverty out there who don't have any hope for a better life," he said.

It's a standard liberal globalist explanation. PM Chretien has floated it, so has at times Clinton and others. It's a talking point that posits guilt and a solution to the guilt, but really is a subterfuge to rationalize american and western taxpayers pay for debt relief and other tax money diversion scams.

38 posted on 12/11/2002 3:56:57 PM PST by Shermy
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To: agenda_express
In his fathers footsteps
39 posted on 12/11/2002 4:04:15 PM PST by joesnuffy
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I AM THE ANTI_CHRIST!!
40 posted on 12/11/2002 4:38:13 PM PST by bulldogs
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The only thing that Ted can get up.

41 posted on 12/11/2002 5:33:27 PM PST by Paul Atreides
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To: redheadtoo
I think Jane and Ted are splitsville, not sure if divorced or separated though
42 posted on 12/11/2002 5:37:07 PM PST by DM1
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To: agenda_express
Turner should resign immediately!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yeh, right.
43 posted on 12/11/2002 7:02:51 PM PST by For the Unborn
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To: hellinahandcart
I just heard it on FOX. He was laughing. What a clueless sh!thead.

Was that before or after he told some more racist jokes? < /sarcasm >

44 posted on 12/11/2002 7:04:50 PM PST by weegee
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To: agenda_express

Looks like Ted is mainlining Viagra in his arm again.

45 posted on 12/11/2002 7:06:47 PM PST by weegee
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5 of the world's 10 richest men are in the Middle East. Doesn't sound like America's problem that there is poverty in the Middle East. "Money" is available without our intervention.
46 posted on 12/11/2002 7:09:02 PM PST by weegee
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I can't believe no one's put up the story yet.

XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX WED DEC 11, 2002 17:31:09 ET XXXXX

TURNER COMPARES HIS EMPIRE COLLAPSE TO WORLD TRADE TOWERS

AOLTIMEWARNER vice chairman Ted Turner has opened his mouth again, this time on Wednesday at a news conference in New York City where he compared the fall of his business empire to the collapse of the World Trade Center.

"I went from no money to a pile of money, just as big as the World Trade Center. Then -- just like the World Trade Center -- poof, it was gone. Overnight."

Turner laughed as he delivered those words.

Turner also made extensive comments on the 'War on Terror', praising George Bush for including the United Nations in the process:

"To its everlasting credit, the Bush administration has realized how important the United Nations is to the war on terrorism. We can't fight the war on terrorism by ourselves. No matter what happens anywhere, having the U.N. involved helps a lot."

Turner also took a stab at the roots of terrorism:

"There's a lot of despair out there. Despair and poverty... these breed anger. And, I think, that's one of the reasons terrorism exists. There's so much frustration, anger, and despair.

"In the Arab view, America doesn't do enough to help them and that's why they're so angry at it," he said. "The battle against terrorism is a battle against poverty and injustice. People are willing to die when they don't have anything to live for."

Ted Turner was speaking at the event to celebrate the five year anniversary of his $1 billion pledge to support the United Nations Foundation.

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47 posted on 12/11/2002 7:11:06 PM PST by hellinahandcart
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Maybe we can shed a few tears if the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue goes down the tubes with the rest of it.

Gawrsh! If Sports Illustrated goes down the tubes, the swimsuit models won't have a thing to wear!

48 posted on 12/11/2002 7:11:41 PM PST by weegee
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"I went from no money to a pile of money... Then... poof, it was gone.

There's a saying about a fool and his money.

49 posted on 12/11/2002 7:13:55 PM PST by weegee
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In the Arab view, America doesn't do enough to help them and that's why they're so angry at it,"

I thought the the left and arabs are shouting that they are tired of our meddling.

Which is it? We are doing too much? We aren't doing enough?

Oh I understand. Write them a check and then butt out.

Sounds to me like paying a ransom if the alternative is them committing acts of terrorism towards us.

50 posted on 12/11/2002 7:17:32 PM PST by weegee
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