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Will Bill O'Reilly Endorse John Kerry?

Posted on 05/05/2003 5:49:31 PM PDT by faithincowboys

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To: MadIvan
"...he'll endorse no one". Maybe, I heard him tell Tim Russert that in 2008 he would like to see Condi Rice take on Hildabeast and he said he might break his own rule and endorse some one, and it wansn't the New York Senator.
51 posted on 05/05/2003 7:32:05 PM PDT by fish hawk
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To: MHT
All in all, O'Reilly is pretty fair and balanced, with a tilt to the right.

I definitely agree. He just angers the far left 80% and the far right 20% of the time!

But those in the rigid right have no room to bend.

52 posted on 05/05/2003 7:34:47 PM PDT by Alissa
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To: faithincowboys
Here`s a page where you can take a poll on this. It lets you create your own poll that people will answer for nothing

53 posted on 05/05/2003 7:39:10 PM PDT by metalboy (Hitlery is Hitler)
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To: faithincowboys
No!! although bill is not what I would consider an hard core conservative overall I think he leans that way. One thing he hates though is Higher taxes and thats what he would get with any dem out there today
54 posted on 05/05/2003 7:41:02 PM PDT by TheRedSoxWinThePennant
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To: Alissa
"But those in the rigid right have no room to bend."

I resemble that remark!

The leftists, perverts and clymers have already pushed me more that I wanted to be pushed....and from this point I will move no more..

Semper Fi

55 posted on 05/05/2003 7:47:52 PM PDT by river rat (War works......It brings Peace... Give war a chance to destroy Jihadists...)
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To: Alissa
I hope you aren't suggesting that anybody who criticizes Bill from the Right is part of the "Rigid Right". That is a very closed minded way of looking at things.

So Bill O is infallible?

"Rigid Right" is so spin zone, Bill operates in the "No Spin Zone." You're spinning and Bill is getting T'd off.


56 posted on 05/05/2003 7:53:25 PM PDT by faithincowboys
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To: faithincowboys
Because in a segment tonight regarding an all-white private prom in Georgia, he blamed Republican Governor Sonny Perdue-- who had not a thing to do with it.

Last week, didn't Bill make a comment about some black kids stealing hub caps out in the parking lot? He seems a bit two-faced to me. I used to be a big fan but as of late, I've had second thoughts.

I also heard the comments he made accusing Matt Drudge of being on crack cocaine and wanting him killed (I know he was joking but I think it was out of line).

As far as Achcroft goes, well I just wish we had him back here in Mo. as Governor or A.G.

57 posted on 05/05/2003 7:54:48 PM PDT by Missouri
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To: faithincowboys
He will never endorse anyone on the show. That is something he has been very upfront about.

However, he ticks me off about 50% of the time, including tonights rant.

I believe he is what he says, a independent. He has liberal east coast leanings on social issues though. He may well have been a dem before Clinton. Many dems became independent during that era.

58 posted on 05/05/2003 8:01:29 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Negotiate!! .............(((Blam!.)))........... "Now who else wants to negotiate?")
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To: arielb
i'd be surprised if he endorsed anyone. that would pretty much destroy his claim that he is independent

During a Russert interview on CNBC a couple of weekends ago, Bill said he has never endorsed a candidate. But he said if there is a Hillary vs. Condi presidential race in 2008, he just may endorse one of them. He didn't exactly say who he would endorse, but it was obvious from the context of the discussion that he would endorse Condi.

59 posted on 05/05/2003 8:03:15 PM PDT by Vision Thing
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To: faithincowboys
Did you happen to hear O'Reilly on Drudge a while back when he denied have a radio deal in the works and then, when faced with the facts, saying he couldn't know every conversation his staff had? But the Governors of Florida and Georgia are supposed to manage the case work of every child and school dances of every school? Yeah, right, O'Reilly.

60 posted on 05/05/2003 8:03:37 PM PDT by Dolphy
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To: Missouri
Yeah, I think tonight's bluster is directly related to his hub caps faux pas. Very transparent indeed!
61 posted on 05/05/2003 8:06:15 PM PDT by faithincowboys
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To: Dolphy
Very strong point!

I had forgotten about that. Of course, his responsibilities are far less demanding than any Governor, and he has absolutely no excuse.

He really is getting outrageous.
62 posted on 05/05/2003 8:09:12 PM PDT by faithincowboys
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To: cwboelter
Currying an independent image is the most effective way to bring people to the conservative banner. People discredit what you have to say if they know you're a partisan. Liberals excel at this. They give their organization innocuous sounding names like National Oraganization of Women. This is an effective tactic and I don't mind stealing good ideas.
63 posted on 05/05/2003 8:13:06 PM PDT by jagrmeister
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To: faithincowboys
O'Reilly sells snake oil for a living.

(He is a VERY good huckster, however.)
64 posted on 05/05/2003 8:15:26 PM PDT by BenR2 ((John 3:16: Still True Today.))
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To: faithincowboys
He's been very upfront regarding his favorite politician:

Robert Kennedy

I've never understood all the Freeper hoopla over O'Reilly. He has never been a Right wing Republican....perhaps he's what would more accurately be described as a Rockefeller Republican. He supports gun control, and a myriad of issues that are clearly left. That said, he's very good at what he does.

65 posted on 05/05/2003 8:46:10 PM PDT by Katya
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To: Numbers Guy
Proms can be problematic. The upcoming prom at a local high school in the Pittsburgh area will have a dozen cops on duty with a breathalyzer machine, and they threaten to test any student that appears intoxicated. This high school is in the largely Caucasian South Hills area of Pittsburgh.
66 posted on 05/05/2003 8:53:36 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: BenR2
O'Reilly made two embarrassing gaffs tonight alone. When that guy said they were both conservatives, Mr. O' corrected him, saying he was an independent. How stupid; independent is a party affiliation, conservative is a political philosophy. Simple answer: he has no political philosophy (OK, maybe populist). Alternate answer: he thinks it's cute to play the guesing game, part of his schtick.

Second, he kept continually promoting his website "poll" and said it was representative of his viewers. An internet poll is not representative of anything, Bill. This guy has a Masters in journalism? Coulda fooled me. Ever take a statistics or political science course, Bill? I doubt it.

He has no idea of what's in the Constitution except his precious 1st Amendment and argues for immediate government action when something doesn't work out the way he thinks it should. Glad he wasn't in Philadelphia in 1787. Is there such a thing as a knee-jerk populist? That's him.

67 posted on 05/05/2003 9:03:09 PM PDT by FirstFlaBn
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To: FirstFlaBn
I agree: He disagreed with the poll on WMD. But agreed with the poll on Santorum. If you have a poll you should agree with the results.
68 posted on 05/05/2003 9:10:05 PM PDT by Brimack34
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To: FirstFlaBn
He has no idea of what's in the Constitution except his precious 1st Amendment and argues for immediate government action when something doesn't work out the way he thinks it should. Glad he wasn't in Philadelphia in 1787. Is there such a thing as a knee-jerk populist? That's him.

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That's it: A knee-jerk populist snake-oil salesman!
69 posted on 05/05/2003 9:32:12 PM PDT by BenR2 ((John 3:16: Still True Today.))
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To: faithincowboys
Because he is saying that the reports of WMD in Iraq were phony (though they could still turn up) and requires heads to roll and suggests Bush has a credibilty gap.

He said he would give it until June 1st and then start demanding answers about WMD's but he seems to have pushed the calendar ahead about a month.

For me O'Reilly seems to go through periods where he is hard to watch and/or listen to. He is in one of those periods right now, for me at least, and so I will not watch and/or listen for a couple of weeks. Is it just me or does it seem like he has had an inordinate amount of liberals on 'The Factor' recently?

70 posted on 05/05/2003 9:36:04 PM PDT by sydbas
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To: ErnBatavia
...O'Reilly is putty in the hands of wimmins; even Susan Estrogen, with that fetching smile of hers, got him tonight.

LOL! He really loses it when he has certain women on his show. It gets quite embarrassing. We refer to it at our house as the "hooker of the week" segments. Strippers. hookers, madams, etc.

And I, too, said it was time to change the channel when "Susan Estrogen" came on. I don't even know what her real name is!

71 posted on 05/05/2003 9:39:00 PM PDT by lorrainer (Oh, was I ranting? Sorry.....)
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To: faithincowboys
"...endorse Kerry..."...?

Don't think so. He'll [factor] in his "factor"...and realize he flunked basic mathematics.

Don't get me wrong. I enjoy viewing Bill'O...it just seems he's becoming tedious and stale.

I admire folks who try to adhere to a "basic" notion, being..."If you don't stand for something..you'll fall for anything."...Lately, O'Rielly is; imho, waiting for his compass to stop spinning so he can recognize which course to take.

Then again...What do I know? I'm just an old FReeper. :-))

Mustang sends from "Malpaso" News.


72 posted on 05/05/2003 9:39:39 PM PDT by Mustang (Evil Thrives When Good People Do Nothing!)
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To: sydbas
I really don't like watching him anymore. He is all over the place on his views. I find that difficult to take. I like to know where people are coming from like Joe Scarborough and Sean Hannity, or even Alan Colmes.

His attack on GWB's credibility is unwarranted and his attack on Jeb was way out of line. Bill tends to think Govt should do something about every little detail and that is why I turn him off.

I watch Kudlow and Kramer because I know where they are coming from.
73 posted on 05/05/2003 9:53:59 PM PDT by lone star annie
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To: faithincowboys
He can, and should, expose right-wingers to at least as much tough questioning as the traitors. If right-wingers are truly intellectually superior to the left, it ought to shine especially bright under those circumstances. However, I quit listening to O'Reilly once he started parroting meaningless Klingon administration lines, such as "The oil companies' profits are up by 500%!!" around 1999, without contest. 500% of what? A penny? Oooo, you've now got a nickel. 500% increase of a negative amount? You've got a five-times higher loss. Thanks, Bill. You made the traitors look credible and legitimate U.S. business evil...more than once.
74 posted on 05/06/2003 2:04:44 AM PDT by WhaChuLookinAt (As a matter of fact, I DO put my pants on both legs at a time.)
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To: Constitution Day
"Populist" - code name for "Leftist", just like the oxymoronic "progressive".
75 posted on 05/06/2003 2:05:06 AM PDT by WhaChuLookinAt (As a matter of fact, I DO put my pants on both legs at a time.)
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To: ErnBatavia
even Susan Estrogen, with that fetching smile of hers

Har har. Sure, if she's fetching frisbees or old ratty tennis balls. Come to think of it, the stupid grins I've seen on practically every dog I've had as a pet have been far more fetching. Estrogen's face would fetch my last three meals from my stomach.

76 posted on 05/06/2003 2:05:41 AM PDT by WhaChuLookinAt (As a matter of fact, I DO put my pants on both legs at a time.)
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To: WhaChuLookinAt
Excellent observation.

I particularly hate the use of "progressive"... I always think "crypto-Communist".

77 posted on 05/06/2003 5:06:34 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: OldFriend
Heard O'Reilly bashing John Ashcroft unmercifully and praising Robert Kennedy.

Batting 500.

79 posted on 05/06/2003 10:45:41 AM PDT by Protagoras (Putting government in charge of morality is like putting pedophiles in charge of children)
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To: faithincowboys
Whether or not this is true, I'm just glad I didn't waste $900/pair of tickets as a Christmas present for my sister. Whew!
80 posted on 05/06/2003 10:55:44 AM PDT by stevio
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To: faithincowboys
If O'Reilly backs a Dimocrat I will never watch his program again. I don't watch it all that often but that would be a killer for me.
81 posted on 05/06/2003 10:57:14 AM PDT by tiki
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To: lone star annie
While Hannity has been unable to convert Colmes, I must say it appears that Kudlow has converted Kramer. Their show is easy to watch and informative.

Scarborough is a hit and much better than Gravel Greta.....FNC had best watch out.....MSNBC is gaining.

Scarborough had Peggy Noonan on for a brief segment last night.....she's one classy lady.

Except for Chrissy Sissy Mathews and Brian Williams, MSNBC has some great hosts.

82 posted on 05/06/2003 11:06:08 AM PDT by OldFriend (without the brave, there would be no land of the free)
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To: faithincowboys
O'Reilly is overrated and i stopped watching him long ago.

still

I doubt he could EVER bring himself to vote for Kerry.
83 posted on 02/12/2004 7:22:26 AM PST by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: OldFriend
MSNBC has increased their ratings from what....a 0.1 to a 0.2?

Big whup. They have a loooooong way to go.
84 posted on 02/12/2004 7:23:19 AM PST by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: OldFriend
Kudlow certainly has tamed crazy Kramer....

He's been no fan of Greenspan's mishandling of the economy during the bust......raising interest rates as the cost of energy was rising, just about killing businesses using energy......airlines, manufacturing, etc. Kudlow has been right on the mark every time.

85 posted on 02/12/2004 7:32:24 AM PST by OldFriend (Always understand, even if you remain among the few)
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To: LADY J
Bill O lost me a while ago. He's schizophrenic approach to issues makes me nauseous. He always seems to be 'for' something, which is why Bill backing Kerry would be odd- Kerry is for nothing and against everything- which is why McAwful and Kerry had to use their 'Vietnam War Hero' drum beat so early.
86 posted on 02/12/2004 7:39:20 AM PST by rintense
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To: LADY J
OOPS!

Bill O lost me a while ago. His schizophrenic approach to issues makes me nauseous. He always seems to be 'for' something, which is why Bill backing Kerry would be odd- Kerry is for nothing and against everything- which is why McAwful and Kerry had to use their 'Vietnam War Hero' drum beat so early.

87 posted on 02/12/2004 7:39:48 AM PST by rintense
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To: faithincowboys
He just wants Bush to go on his show. He likes people who go on his show.
88 posted on 02/12/2004 7:41:49 AM PST by GraniteStateConservative ("You can dip a pecan in gold, but it's still a pecan"-- Deep Thoughts by JC Watts)
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To: OldFriend
LOL.....meant this for lone star annie.
89 posted on 02/12/2004 8:04:29 AM PST by OldFriend (Always understand, even if you remain among the few)
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To: faithincowboys
O'really is a rabid foaming at the mouth lefty.. He throws out bones now and then to keep the right watching to pump his ratings.
90 posted on 02/12/2004 8:07:45 AM PST by cynicom
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