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  • Lou Dobbs ROCKS!!!!!!

    07/26/2012 8:51:14 PM PDT · by MarkL · 39 replies
    Me | Vanity
    Did anyone catch Lou Dobbs on BoR's "The Factor" tonight? Finally, someone schooled the great bloviator! Dobbs wouldn't let BoR shut him up, and presented simple facts that BoR couldn't dispute! It was awesome! Mark
  • Jose Antonio Vargas gets schooled by Lou Dobbs (Vargas: "happy face" of evil)

    06/24/2012 6:23:20 PM PDT · by ak267 · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 6/23/2012 | cablenewsguy
    Jose Antonio Vargas, he may be a Pulitzer prize winner but in reality he's nothing more then a talking head and an illegal one at that. How is it that "Educated people" don't have a friggin clue about the politics they love to talk about? You're telling me that a Pulitzer prize winning author doesn't know that Obama and the dems controlled BOTH sides of the house for 2 years and could have done pretty much anything they wanted including the now so important Dream Act? I have had that very same argument with a liberal couple with whom my...
  • Issa on Lou Dobbs (gunwalker)

    07/16/2011 6:56:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    sipseystreetirregulars ^ | 15 July, 2011 | Issa, Dobbs
    This is a vido that takes a good bit of bandwidth. It is interesting if you are following the Gunwalker scandal. “If he was so engaged that he would fly to Mexico, do this speech, talking around ‘Fast and Furious,’ it’s hard for us to believe that all throughout that year-plus process and even as this program fell apart and became a problem for [the Department of] Justice, that nobody should have told him something.”
  • Lou Dobbs is Such A Bozo

    05/23/2011 1:05:44 PM PDT · by ml/nj · 55 replies
    May 23, 2011 | ML/NJ
    The NYC radio scene is pretty grim between 3PM when Rush goes off and 4PM when Malzberg comes on. Since I find Hannity intolerable, I switch to WOR where Malzberg will appear and have to put up with an hour of this airhead Dobbs. I have to say that most of the time I agree with Dobbs, just as most of the time I have agreed with Hannity. But these people disqualify themselves by opening their mouths and explaining their line of reason. Today Lou Dobbs said several times that Benjamin Netanyahu is ignorant. He said this because he thinks...
  • Lou Dobbs is a Complete Ignoramus (Re Sharia Law Contracts)

    03/24/2011 1:52:22 PM PDT · by ml/nj · 53 replies
    It's really hard to listen to someone bleating about something he obviously knows nothing about. The issue is whether two persons (obviously Muslims) can agree to a contract which stipulates that disputes will be settled according to Sharia Law. Dobbs thinks this is some sort of Constitutional issue; first he said because in a Constitutional Republic we decide things by majority rule. This is both wrong, sadly wrong, and has virtually nothing to do with contract law. It is sadly wrong because in Madison's Constitutional Republic, the majority only was to prevail in a limited set of areas. (E.g. post...
  • Video: Lou Dobbs Talks To Megyn Kelly About ObamaCare Ruling

    12/13/2010 3:11:07 PM PST · by careyb · 8 replies
    The Hope For America ^ | 12/13/10 | Lou Dobbs
    Cable news was made for moments like this.
  • Lou Dobbs: DREAM Act Will "Absolutely Not" Pass (Video)

    11/23/2010 2:53:20 PM PST · by careyb · 6 replies
    The Hope For America ^ | 11/23/10 | Lou Dobbs
    I hope he's right.
  • Left-wing ‘The Nation’ Suggests Lou Dobbs An American hypocrite – Uses Illegal Aliens

    10/07/2010 6:20:51 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 4 replies
    http://radioviceonline.com/ ^ | October 7,2010 | Steve McGough
    We’ve got mail! Actually, we get a lot of mail, but anyway… Kevin from Manchester, Conn. sent us a aloof e-mail suggestion we would not discuss this story since it was posted on a liberal website. The Nation – a left-wing liberal online magazine – has charged Lou Dobbs is an “American hypocrite” since he has “relied for years on undocumented labor for the upkeep of his” various properties. But … there is always a but. I’m not sure why Kevin thinks we would not talk about this. It’s not like we have not written about the Nicky Diaz story...
  • Left-wing ‘The Nation’ suggests Lou Dobbs an American hypocrite – uses illegal aliens

    10/07/2010 2:30:26 PM PDT · by Steve495 · 1 replies
    Radio Vice Online ^ | Oct. 7, 2010 | Steve McGough
    Remember the rumblings about a possible Lou Dobbs run for president back in April? I guess he's now a good target for the left. The Huffington Post referred to the investigative report by The Nation using the catchy headline: Lou Dobbs Hired Illegal Immigrants. The problem is the original article, written by Isabel Macdonald, does not even come close to proving Dobbs hired any illegal aliens. I’ll go as far as suggesting it does not even imply he hired illegals. To avoid burying the lede, every self-described illegal alien interviewed by Macdonald worked for a company contracted by The Dobbs...
  • BUSTED: Lou Dobbs Hired Illegal Immigrants To Care For His Horses

    10/07/2010 7:04:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/07/2010 | Joe Weisenthal
    Lou Dobbs made a career out of bashing illegal immigrants and the employers who hired them while at CNN. Eventually that got to be too much for CNN, which instead has opted for more middle-of-the-road coverage, and he was forced out. But while Dobbs became a hero for standing up for his beliefs, it turns out he's also a hypocrite. A new investigative report by The Nation's investigative arm confirms that he employed illegal immigrants at his horse farm. This year, Hillary Dobbs [Lou's daughter] became the youngest-ever horse show rider to win $1 million in prize money. While all...
  • Lou Dobbs: This Is A De Facto Surrender Of National Sovereignty

    08/26/2010 3:08:43 PM PDT · by Errant · 53 replies
    Fox News (Via Youtube Video) ^ | 26 August, 2010 | Fox News
    Obama is allowing masses of illegal foriegners free access to our country. He has know intentions of upholding out constitution which guarantees protection from invasion.
  • Dobbs, Beck, Palin, Bachmann Share Blame For Rise in Right-Wing Extremism, Says Activist Group

    03/03/2010 3:34:36 PM PST · by STARWISE · 93 replies · 2,181+ views
    ABC News ^ | 3-3-10 | Anna Schecter
    Southern Poverty Law Center Cites Violent Incidents; Lou Dobbs Calls SPLC Director 'Paranoid' ### Anti-government sentiments in the U.S. have reached levels so high they could result in another attack like the Oklahoma City bombing, according to a report released Tuesday by an organization that tracks right-wing extremists – and the authors of the report place part of the blame on Lou Dobbs, Glenn Beck, Rep. Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin. *snip* A host of recent attacks on law enforcement, plots against President Obama, and a shooting at Washington, D.C.'s Holocaust museum are "signs of the times," said Mark Potok,...
  • Dems reach out to Lou Dobbs to build backing for immigration reform

    01/28/2010 11:46:04 AM PST · by Cheap_Hessian · 21 replies · 570+ views
    The Hill ^ | January 28, 2010 | Alexander Bolton
    Senate Democrats have reached out to former CNN anchor and prominent illegal-immigration opponent Lou Dobbs in an effort to build broad bipartisan support for immigration reform. Winning the support of Dobbs, who became a prominent critic of illegal immigration and proposals to grant amnesty to illegal workers, could provide a significant boost to reform efforts. And even though the victory of Sen.-elect Scott Brown (R) in Massachusetts appears to have diminished the chances of passing far-reaching, controversial immigration reform, Democrats are not giving up. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who is spearheading the Democrats’ effort to put together a comprehensive reform...
  • Lou Dobbs: Questions About Obama's Birth Certificate Are 'Commonsense'

    01/13/2010 5:14:45 PM PST · by pissant · 64 replies · 2,694+ views
    TPM ^ | 1/13/10 | Jill Rayfield
    In an interview with Esquire magazine, Lou Dobbs once again defends his repeated requests for President Obama's birth certificate, calling it a "commonsense question" that has "been used in the extreme left to create a toxicity that is just unbelievable." In an interview headlined "What I've Learned," Dobbs once again lashes out at people who have criticized his insistence that Obama's birth certificate is unsatisfactory: I ask a question, and I am attacked from the extreme left as a quote-unquote birther. I mean, what the hell is that? When you can create a controversy by asking what seems to me...
  • NYDN: Geraldo to quit Fox News if Ailes hires Lou Dobbs?

    12/21/2009 6:42:58 AM PST · by izzatzo · 84 replies · 2,282+ views
    Geraldo Rivera has told Fox News honcho Roger Ailes he'll quit if Ailes hires Lou Dobbs, according to a well-placed source. Rivera, who has blasted the nativist Dobbs for his "slander" against Latinos, tells us, "I never threatened to quit." But he did let Ailes know he wouldn't welcome working with the man who has called him a "cowardly liar." Says Geraldo: "The last time I checked, no one here was talking to the a-—." Still, Ailes is said to be considering Dobbs for the Fox Business Channel. "The trouble is Dobbs wants too much money – like $8 million...
  • Advocacy group drops its support for Lou Dobbs

    12/04/2009 3:25:13 PM PST · by bronzey · 5 replies · 521+ views
    CNN ^ | 12-03-09
    A political organization that opposes illegal immigration announced Thursday that it will no longer support commentator and former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs. After being a vocal critic of proposals for federal amnesty for illegal immigrants, Dobbs appeared to soften his stance late last month in an interview with Telemundo, a Spanish-language television network. Dobbs told Telemundo he is one of the Latino community's "greatest friends." "What isn't working is a penalty to those who are in this country illegally for whom we can both be building a bridge to the future in which there is legalization and at the same...
  • CNN: Missing Dobbs

    12/03/2009 4:51:52 AM PST · by blueyon · 49 replies · 2,850+ views
    <p>Could things get any worse for CNN? Apparently, the answer is 'yes.'</p> <p>The pioneering and once dominant leader in cable news has been hemorrhaging viewers for some time and earlier this year suffered the indignity of slipping to last place among cable news networks, behind even its sister network Headline News.</p>
  • Does Lou Dobbs now support amnesty? Well, yes and no: see what he said.

    11/25/2009 11:53:16 AM PST · by lonewacko_dot_com · 23 replies · 1,256+ views
    24AheadDotCom ^ | 11/25/09 | 24AheadDotCom
    Per the WSJ (link), bolding added: (Lou Dobbs) is working to repair what a spokesman conceded is a glaring flaw: His reputation for antipathy toward Latino immigrants. In a little-noticed interview Friday, Mr. Dobbs told Spanish-language network Telemundo he now supports a plan to legalize millions of undocumented workers, a stance he long lambasted as an unfair "amnesty." Now, to help illustrate why Wallsten is being misleading, here's what Dobbs said (video here, bolding added): What I have said from the very beginning... which a lot of people have chosen to ignore: that we need a rational, effective, humane immigration...
  • Lou Dobbs Weighs Senate Run, as a Steppingstone

    11/26/2009 6:51:30 PM PST · by neverdem · 24 replies · 1,438+ views
    NY Times ^ | November 25, 2009 | DAVID M. HALBFINGER
    The Lou Dobbs-for-Senate rumor had barely crested when the Lou Dobbs-for-president rumor suddenly overtook it this week. Mr. Dobbs, the former cable television anchor of the sonorous voice and tough-talking immigration politics, parted ways with CNN on Nov. 11, reportedly receiving an $8 million severance payment, and immediately stirred questions about his plans. His name was quickly floated as a potential challenger in 2012 to United States Senator Robert Menendez, the New Jersey Democrat, an ardent advocate for immigrants’ rights and the chamber’s only Hispanic member. (Mr. Dobbs, 64, lives on a horse farm in rural Wantage, N.J.) Then, on...
  • Dobbs Reaches Out to Latinos, With Politics in Mind

    11/26/2009 10:30:21 AM PST · by bronzey · 21 replies · 846+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 11-25-09 | PETER WALLSTEN
    Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, pondering a future in politics, is trying to wipe away his image as an enemy of Latino immigrants by positioning himself as a champion of that fast-growing ethnic bloc."Whatever you have thought of me in the past, I can tell you right now that I am one of your greatest friends and I mean for us to work together," he said in a live interview with Telemundo's Maria Celeste. "I hope that will begin with Maria and me and Telemundo and other media organizations and others in this national debate that we should turn into...
  • What the ... ? Lou Dobbs wants to legalize illegals

    11/25/2009 6:10:12 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 44 replies · 1,668+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | November 24, 2009 | joe Kovacs
    Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, the illegal immigration opponent with possible presidential aspirations, is stunning many today as he recasts himself as a champion of Hispanic immigrants, now looking to legalize millions of illegal workers in the United States. Despite his long-held opposition to "amnesty," Dobbs now actually supports a plan to legalize undocumented workers. "Whatever you have thought of me in the past, I can tell you right now that I am one of your greatest friends and I mean for us to work together," he told Maria Celeste of the Spanish-language network Telemundo. (Click here for video of...
  • Dobbs in 2012 Gets Up to 14% of Vote, Hurts GOP Chances (REAL STORY: Palin's Strong Numbers)

    11/25/2009 11:52:16 AM PST · by Texas Federalist · 21 replies · 1,788+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 11/25/09 | Rasmussen Reports
    Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs has indicated that he might consider an independent bid for the White House in 2012, and early polling shows he could attract up to 14% of the vote. However, some of that is almost certainly a generic protest vote as an unnamed “some other candidate” picks up between six percent (6%) and nine percent (9%) of the vote in similar 2012 match-ups. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that if the choice is between President Obama, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Dobbs, Obama leads 42% to 34% with Dobbs pulling 14% of...
  • Lou Dobbs mulls White House bid (Ross Perot redux?)

    11/24/2009 8:12:49 AM PST · by markomalley · 51 replies · 1,134+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/24/2009 | Alexander Burns
    Former CNN host Lou Dobbs fueled already rampant speculation about his political future Monday, sending the clearest signals yet that he's mulling a bid for president — and leaving third-party political operatives salivating over the possibility of a celebrity recruit for the 2012 campaign. Less than two weeks after announcing his departure from the cable network — and after a series of interviews in which Dobbs encouraged speculation about his political plans — the anchorman known to fans as "Mr. Independent" finally made his presidential ambitions explicit on former Sen. Fred Thompson's radio show Monday. Asked if he might make...
  • Dobbs in 2012 Gets Up to 14% of Vote, Hurts GOP Chances

    11/25/2009 10:50:17 AM PST · by SmokingJoe · 93 replies · 2,199+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | Wednesday, November 25, 2009 | Rasmussen
    Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs has indicated that he might consider an independent bid for the White House in 2012, and early polling shows he could attract up to 14% of the vote. However, some of that is almost certainly a generic protest vote as an unnamed “some other candidate” picks up between six percent (6%) and nine percent (9%) of the vote in similar 2012 match-ups. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that if the choice is between President Obama, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Dobbs, Obama leads 42% to 34% with Dobbs pulling 14% of...
  • Dobbs' staff must re-apply for jobs (The axe falls)

    11/23/2009 12:27:18 PM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 12 replies · 1,268+ views
    NY POST ^ | 11/23/09 | MICHAEL SHAIN
    The axe is starting to fall on the staff of more than 20 producers and reporters that Lou Dobbs left behind when he abruptly left CNN two weeks ago. Late Friday, the CNNers were told that they could start applying for new jobs at the all-news network -- with the clear implication that their old jobs were going to end shortly. In his years at CNN, Dobbs amassed the largest single staff at the network, according to insiders, operating independently from the rest of the network in a closed-off area of the network's new headquarters in the Time Warner building...
  • Lou Dobbs Considers Possible Presidential Run

    11/23/2009 12:24:53 PM PST · by Steelfish · 32 replies · 1,082+ views
    FoxNews ^ | November 23, 2009
    November 23, 2009 Lou Dobbs Considers Possible Presidential Run Lou Dobbs, who resigned from CNN in November after nearly three decades with the network, suggested in a radio interview Monday that he's eyeing a future in politics. Former populist CNN anchor Lou Dobbs said Monday he isn't ruling out a presidential run. Dobbs, who resigned from CNN in November after nearly three decades with the network, suggested in a radio interview with WTOP in Washington, D.C., that he's eyeing a future in politics. "What's so crazy about that?" Dobbs quipped when asked about a possible presidential run. "It's one of...
  • Former CNN anchor says he's mulling 2012 bid

    11/23/2009 11:06:34 AM PST · by Justaham · 86 replies · 2,393+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 11-23-09 | JENNIFER FERMINO
    Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs — whose abrupt departure from the struggling cable network stunned his fans — is mulling a run for the White House in 2012 and has even reached out to Latino groups to see if he can mend fences. “It’s one of the discussions that we’re having,” Dobbs said in an interview on WTOP radio in Washington. “For the first time, I’m actually listening to some people about politics.” Dobbs — whose outspoken views on the need to curtail illegal immigration earned him the ire of many minority groups — admitted he might not be cut...
  • The Reason Lou Dobbs Left CNN???

    11/22/2009 8:31:19 AM PST · by hope · 50 replies · 3,629+ views
    From the ugly truth forum: "I KNEW this was going to happen. (That way Obama wasn't lying when he said illegals would not be able to get medical coverage under his ObamaCare plan. His simple fix is to make them all legal first.) EVERY ONE--PLEASE TAKE TIME TO LISTEN TO THIS--IT TELLS ABOUT THE BILL GOING THRU CONGRESS RIGHT NOW REGARDING IMMIGRATION. " EVEN CNN IS GETTING UPSET ABOUT THIS!!!!!!!!!! Pass this on after you watch it. NOTICE THAT THIS IS FROM CNN, NOT FOX!!! This from CNN news:
  • Lou Dobbs mulls run for White House, Senate

    11/19/2009 5:06:49 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 26 replies · 919+ views
    Yahoo/Reuters ^ | 19 Nov 2009 | By Tim Gaynor
    A week after abruptly quitting his longtime job as a CNN television news host and commentator, Lou Dobbs said on Thursday he is considering career options including possible runs for the White House or U.S. Senate. "Right now I feel exhilaration at the wide range of choices before me as to what I do next," Dobbs, whose outspoken views on immigration and other topics often angered liberals, told Reuters in a telephone interview from New York on Thursday.
  • Lou Dobbs Won't Rule Out Senate Bid (New Jersey)

    11/17/2009 6:00:38 PM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies · 921+ views
    Dobbs Won't Rule Out Senate BidNovember 17, 2009 9:28 AM Former CNN pundit Lou Dobbs could be contemplating a run for public office in his native NJ, he told Bill O'Reilly 11/17. In Dobbs' first interview since abruptly leaving his television show last week, he refused to rule out the idea of running for Senate. "A lot of things are on my mind. I'm not going to be coy about this," Dobbs said, when asked if he was considering a bid. "I can guarantee you 100 percent -- I'm going to remain in the -- in the public arena. These...
  • Lou Dobbs: My downfall at CNN started when Barack Obama became President

    11/17/2009 11:32:26 AM PST · by jessduntno · 42 replies · 2,250+ views
    nydailynews ^ | today | BY Richard Huff
    Former CNN veteran Lou Dobbs suggests his form of advocacy journalism fell out of favor when President Obama was elected and his ratings began to decline. Dobbs, who had come under fire from watchdog groups because of his on-air, anti-immigration stance, told Bill O'Reilly Monday on the Fox News Channel that he never heard directly from CNN management that he made the network look bad - but there was a tonal change when Obama became President. "You know, I discern more of a difference between then, which was under the Bush administration whom I was criticizing, and now, when it...
  • Dobbs Tells O’Reilly He 'Discerned' a Different Tone from Critics Under Obama Versus Under Bush

    11/17/2009 2:36:20 AM PST · by Rufus2007 · 4 replies · 951+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 17, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    Former CNN host Lou Dobbs stuck to his guns when questions were raised if he was forced out at CNN in an interview with Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly. However, Dobbs did make one distinction - how his detractors decided to pile on when he was critical of President Barack Obama instead of former President George W. Bush. He elaborated on this on Fox News Channel's Nov. 16 "The O'Reilly Factor." "I discerned more of a difference between then, which was under the Bush administration, whom I was criticizing and now when it is the Obama administration and an entirely...
  • CNN wanted Lou out

    11/17/2009 1:53:35 AM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 15 replies · 990+ views
    Ny Post ^ | 11/16/2009 | Michael Shain
    CNN was so sick of Lou Dobbs, it gave him an $8 million severance package to leave, The Post has learned. "They wanted him out," according to a source. Dobbs, who a source said had a year and a half to go on his $12 million contract, shocked viewers last Wednesday by announcing he was quitting. CNN boss Jonathan Klein and Dobbs, 64, had been publicly feuding over the kind of reporting Dobbs was doing on his show -- especially stories about illegal immigration and the anti-Obama "birther" movement, which contends the president was not born in Hawaii and is...
  • Dobbs got $8M to quit

    11/16/2009 5:18:10 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 56 replies · 2,954+ views
    Ny Post ^ | Nov. 16, 2009 | MICHAEL SHAIN
    Dobbs got $8M to quit CNN 'wanted him out' CNN was so sick of Lou Dobbs, it gave him an $8 million severance package to leave, The Post has learned. "They wanted him out," according to a source. Dobbs, who a source said had a year and a half to go on his $12 million contract, shocked viewers last Wednesday by announcing he was quitting. CNN boss Jonathan Klein and Dobbs, 64, had been publicly feuding over the kind of reporting Dobbs was doing on his show -- especially stories about illegal immigration and the anti-Obama "birther" movement, which contends...
  • SNL Mocks Lou Dobbs Resignation at CNN

    11/15/2009 1:24:16 PM PST · by Justaham · 9 replies · 878+ views
    breitbart.tv ^ | 11-15-09
    "Yes the Mexicans are coming...and they're here to stay."
  • Dobbs gave up on $9M Nixed CNN pact in 'Obama birther' flap

    11/13/2009 9:33:44 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 36 replies · 2,088+ views
    NY Post ^ | Nov. 13, 2009 | MICHAEL SHAIN & DAVID K. LI
    Lou Dobbs walked away from more than $9 million when he quit CNN, ending a long-running clash that boiled over during a debate about President Obama's birth certificate, sources said yesterday. Dobbs, who will be replaced on the network by veteran Washington political correspondent John King, abruptly announced his resignation on air Wednesday night and offered no clue about what he planned to do next. But the beginning of the end really came in July, when CNN President Jonathan Klein told Dobbs' staff in a memo to drop so-called birther stories about conspiratorial doubts that Obama was US-born, sources told...
  • The Lou Dobbs-Janet Napolitano Connection (FReeper madness or conspiracy?)

    11/13/2009 10:44:11 PM PST · by wac3rd · 15 replies · 1,114+ views
    Vanity ^ | 11-13-09 | wac3rd
    I was thinking about the warning shots fired by Napolitano to say the border was more secure despite thousands of gang, drug and human trafficking deaths in both the US and Mexico and then began to ponder Lou Dobbs' sudden resignation. Dobbs made his announcement to the chagrin of the Open Borders crowd (LULAC, MeCHA, Hispanic Congressional Caucus, La Raza, et al) but in less than 24 hours after his announcement, Janet Napolitano announced that Amnesty for illegals was back on the President's agenda. Dobbs was one of the most outspoken media voices against the runaway fiscal, cultural and criminal...
  • 'Birther' stories led to Lou Dobbs' resignation

    11/13/2009 4:55:30 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 35 replies · 2,610+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | November 13, 2009 | WorldNetDaily
    Lou Dobbs' refusal to drop "birther" stories about challenges to President Obama's constitutional eligibility to hold office was a major source of contention with CNN management, leading the unconventional anchor to walk away from the network and more than $9 million, according to the New York Post. Dobbs, known for his strong stand against illegal immigration, surprised his loyal viewers Wednesday night by announcing his resignation and offering no indication of his next move. The Post, citing anonymous sources, said the beginning of the end of a long-simmering dispute came in July, when CNN President Jonathan Klein told Dobbs' staff...
  • Dobbs 2012 ?

    11/13/2009 8:24:40 AM PST · by RobinMasters · 39 replies · 1,177+ views
    NRO ^ | November 11, 2009 | Jim Geraghty
    Romenesko: Joe Conason believes Lou Dobbs has ambitions to run for president, and "could mount a formidable campaign drawing upon the same resentful remnant that Republicans hope to mobilize in 2012. Except that he probably won't be running as a Republican."
  • Lou Dobbs headed to Fox News ... for an interview with Bill O'Reilly

    11/13/2009 11:00:51 AM PST · by DavidAccord · 28 replies · 2,088+ views
    Lou Dobbs knows the world is watching him closely now for clues that might explain his sudden resignation from CNN. So it's probably safe to read some meaning into the choice of the anchorman's venue for his first big post-CNN interview: He's going on Fox News. The network is set to announce that Dobbs will be a guest on Monday night's edition of Bill O'Reilly's show, DailyFinance has learned. Warm feelings between the two men goes back to last summer, when O'Reilly publicly defended Dobbs against critics who wanted him fired for repeatedly showcasting the claims of "birthers" who allege...
  • Dobbs Leaves CNN

    11/12/2009 7:46:55 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 17 replies · 1,144+ views
    You Tube ^ | 11-12-09 | Don Irvine
    CNN's Lou Dobbs announced tonight that he was leaving CNN immediately.
  • Lou Dobbs leaves CNN

    11/11/2009 6:49:22 PM PST · by markomalley · 32 replies · 1,712+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/11/2009 | MICHAEL CALDERONE
    Veteran CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, whose populist views on the perils of immigration and his repeated questioning of President Barack Obama’s birthplace made him a controversial figure on a network that has traditionally eschewed opinion, announced Wednesday night that he is resigning. While Dobbs will continue his radio show, he gave no indication of whether he will stay in television—it’s been rumored that he could end up on Fox. Dobbs said on his show “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” that he’s now “considering a number of options and directions,” and that CNN president Jon Klein has released him from his contract, which...
  • Keith Olbermann Mocks Lou Dobbs' Resignation From CNN - Video 11/11/09

    11/11/2009 6:36:08 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 27 replies · 1,348+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | November 11, 2009 | Michael
    Here is video of Keith Olbermann's show tonight where he mocked Lou Dobbs' resignation from CNN during his "Worst Persons" segment....(Video)
  • UPDATED: Lou Dobbs resigns from CNN [Liberals "Celebrate" Exit]

    11/11/2009 6:11:33 PM PST · by Steelfish · 40 replies · 1,717+ views
    LATimes ^ | November 11th, 2009
    UPDATED: Lou Dobbs resigns from CNN November 11, 2009 CNN host Lou Dobbs resigned from the network today, saying that he has been urged by political and business leaders to leave his television platform to “engage in constructive problem-solving” on national issues. He said today's show was his last. “Over the past six months, it’s become increasingly clear that strong winds of change have begun buffetting this country and affecting all of us,” Dobbs said, adding that he’s considering pursuing a number of options. “As for the important work of restoring inspiration to our great free society and our market...
  • Video: Lou Dobbs Announces He's Resigning From CNN - 11/11/09

    11/11/2009 5:04:58 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 5 replies · 961+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | November 11, 2009 | Michael
    Here is video of Lou Dobbs announcing his resignation from CNN, to pursue "new opportunities." Dobbs said he's considering "a number of options, and directions." (Video)
  • Update: Lou Dobbs to Quit CNN

    11/11/2009 4:06:36 PM PST · by freespirited · 116 replies · 4,335+ views
    NY Slimes ^ | 11/11/09
    Lou Dobbs, the longtime CNN anchor whose anti-immigration views have made him a TV lightning rod, plans to announce Wednesday that he is leaving the network, two network employees said. A CNN executive confirmed that Mr. Dobbs will announce his resignation plans on his 7 p.m. program. His resignation is effective immediately; tonight’s program will be his last on CNN. His contract was not set to expire until the end of 2011. Well known for his political positions, Dobbs is an outlier at CNN, which has sought to position itself as a middle ground of sorts in the fractious cable...
  • Lou Dobbs Responds to Geraldo's Attacks; Says Geraldo Spews "Vile Stupidty and Ignorance" - Audio

    10/26/2009 2:20:30 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 26 replies · 1,108+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | October 26, 2009 | Michael
    Here is audio of Lou Dobbs responding to Geraldo Rivera's attacks at a speech he made. Geraldo also attacked Dobbs today on "Brian & The Judge" radio show calling him "the man who's done more to slander Latinos in this country than anyone else." Lou Dobbs said Geraldo "wouldn't know a fact if it hit him in the rear." Dobbs said Geraldo spews "vile stupidity and ignorance everywhere he goes." (Video)
  • MoveOn Email: "Calling on CNN to Hold Lou Dobbs Accountable"

    10/24/2009 12:41:39 PM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 18 replies · 838+ views
    my email | 10/24/09
    Dear MoveOn member, We're writing today because you recently signed a petition calling on CNN to hold Lou Dobbs accountable for his role in promoting the ridiculous "Birther" conspiracy theory about President Obama's birth certificate. Right now, the pressure on CNN is rising, and we need your help to make sure CNN answers for its Dobbs problem once and for all. During the past month, our friends at Presente.org have been running an amazing campaign called "BastaDobbs." They've been calling on CNN to cut ties with Dobbs for his long history of spreading myths about immigrants and Latinos, and his...
  • CNN Special on Latinos Stokes Debate Over Dobbs

    10/23/2009 10:01:44 PM PDT · by devane617 · 18 replies · 1,132+ views
    NYTimes ^ | 10/23/2009 | Brian Stelter
    nstead of being simply a draw for Hispanic viewers, CNN’s four-hour documentary, “Latino in America,” turned into a political rallying cry for activist groups who are calling on the cable news channel to fire Lou Dobbs, a veteran anchor with well-known views on immigration.
  • Lou Dobbs' New Home?

    10/17/2009 10:01:14 AM PDT · by T.L.Sink · 32 replies · 1,604+ views
    The New York Times reported this week that Lou Dobbs of CNN met with Roger Ailes of Fox News last month. Some sources said, "Mr. Dobbs is a potential hire for the Fox Business Network." Like Glenn Beck before him, he is increasingly out of place in the network Ted Turner founded.