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The Oppo against Obama is this morning, coming out of the toilets of the RNC and spilling over the rim of the toilet bowl that is the Corporate Media.

We have a role to play in combating it.

It's not always just about making donations online, sometimes it is just about spamming an oppo site that the MSM has decided to use as a "news" story.

Drudge is of course, the conduit for the sewage to bubble up to the Mainstream.

Time for us to flex our muscles.

More below the fold....

Drudge is this morning linking to, and pushing up into the media THIS OPPO SITE.

I just saw Mika Brz. On Morning Scars confronting Claire McCaskill with this as Mika was reading off of her Blackberry on the air.

This is what she sandbagged Claire with:

As if it is not bad enough that a supposedly respectable news organization like MSNBC/NBC would litteraly sit there on live television sandbagging a United States Senator with Oppo straight off of the internet without even so much as investigating it's validity, the point that Drudge is basicly the news director for Morning Mika makes me sick.

I propose that since the MSM will be going to this oppo site all day, and comments are enabled on the site, we should use the comments at this oppo site to talk to the MSM as they persue this story. All of their eyeballs will be there, so it is a prime opportunity to tell them what we think of their operation, and how obvious it is to all of us that quality and journalistic ethics are non-existant to them. It might be a good idea to remind them that there is gonna be a new sheriff in town after Nov 4th, and he WILL be appointing FCC Commisioners...Just sayin'.........

They will all be looking at this site all day.
Speak up and spam the site with comments to combat this.

It will only take a minute, and if we put 50,000 comments there punching back at the hacks in the MSM that would choose to run with this shit, perhaps we can upset the normal flow from Drudge to MSM by letting them know we are hip to their crap.

Originally posted to irishamerican on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 06:29 AM PDT.

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  •  Piss Off Matt Drudge. (10+ / 0-)

    The RNC is Scum, and the MSM is tainted with there stink.
    FIGHT BACK.
    MAKE THEM THINK!

    Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. ..John F. Kennedy

    by irishamerican on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 06:30:27 AM PDT

  •  This was my comment... (6+ / 0-)

    I am "white blue collar guy"

    This site is the look and sound of Facsism going not with a bang, but a whimper.

    Socialist?
    Obama?
    You are out of your freaking mind.
    This is what "opposition research" looks like from the wingnuttosphere.
    What a friggin joke.
    You just can't handle the fact that Obama really is a Constitutional Scholar, and actually is a genius.
    The funniest part though is that most of you right wing idealogues are going to end up having better jobs and more money in your pocket than you ever would under the cruel joke of a McCain/Palin Presidency.

    Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. ..John F. Kennedy

    by irishamerican on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 06:33:27 AM PDT

  •  Don't you think the (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    irishamerican

    wallpaper posters of McCain and Palin look like like Chairman Mao posters?

    Sent from my BlackBerry Wireless Handheld, a miracle made possible by John McCain.

    by DJShay on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 06:41:57 AM PDT

    •  Yes I do.... (0+ / 0-)

      That's how I know it really is RNC because that is what they are pushing about Barack. It is a subliminal juxtaposition that is supposed to trigger fear of communism while you are watching Barack in that video.

      Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. ..John F. Kennedy

      by irishamerican on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 06:43:54 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  This guy clearly does not understand language (6+ / 0-)

    (1) Obama says quite clearly that the Constitution does not advocate wealth redistribution and that it is not something even the most radical courts have tried to do.

    (2) He says that community organizers have a role in pushing for changes that effect wealth redistribution.

    In other words, he is not talking about taking money away from someone and giving it to someone else. He is talking about seeing the way wealth occurs in this country change so that there are fewer people with "all the wealth" and more people with "some wealth." This could be brought about by providing more opportunities for poor people to go to college, expanding the Earned Income Credit, and providing poor people with more access to services that will help them move from the poor to the middle class.

    He said this was something that had to be done through legislation.

    Nowhere did he ever state that wealth redistribution meant a deliberate effort to take money from the rich and give to the poor. In fact, he argued against that type of wealth redistribution by saying that "theoretically, we could come up with justification for it and come up with a plan" but on a realistic level that's not something that could or should be done.

    Of course the media is too stupid to understand this as many republicans will be as well, simply taking the yellow text of some idiot as a summarization of what Obama is saying.

    •  That is why we have to leave comments there.... (2+ / 0-)
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      DJShay, Carol in San Antonio

      Of course the media is too stupid to understand this as many republicans will be as well, simply taking the yellow text of some idiot as a summarization of what Obama is saying.

      If you were to just simply copy and paste your rebuttal that you just typed to that POS site, as the MSM is looking at that video today, they will be hearing a cogent argument that tells them not to embarass themselves with this bile because there are people that see right through it.

      Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. ..John F. Kennedy

      by irishamerican on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 06:47:05 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

    •  I think his $4,000 per year tuition credit for (3+ / 0-)

      college students is the perfect program to highlight in response to the RW'ers crying "Marxism" and "socialism".

      That is the type of legislation Obama is obviously talking about, not confiscating rich people's $$$ and giving it to poor people like "welfare".

    •  I agree (0+ / 0-)

      I don't think the average American is going to even get the point they are trying to spin. They've already been spinning the "spread the wealth" meme and the socialism, marxism meme. Most middle class and low income Americans like the thought of spreading the wealth around for a change. We are tired of the have's and the have nots. The haves are about 5% of Americans and the have nots are the rest of us. It's time we had a Robin Hood in the WH. The rich have stolen everything we have fought and worked for. It's time to take it back!

      [P]atriotism... is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. ~Adlai Stevenson

      by desnyder on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 07:18:21 AM PDT

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  •  Wealth Taxes Were The Primary Taxes Leveled (4+ / 0-)

    by the founders.

    That was real wealth redistribution by those old commies.

    No wonder Republicans hate liberals.

    Best,  Terry

  •  Morning Joe: (2+ / 0-)
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    irishamerican, Pandoras Box

    They were all going out of their way to help McCain this morning.  Usually Joe goes on one of his rants, and Mika is the voice of reason to some extent, calming him down and making it clear his fears of the Democrats are blown out of proportion.  

    Not today.

    Today, Joe was going on and on and on and on about how scary it would be to have Democrats control all branches of government, with obligatory socialism and income redistribution to the poor brown people a main theme, and Mika basically responded by doing the same thing herself.  Talk about fair and balanced.  I thought I was watching FoxNews.  

    "From war, corporations have been enthroned, and an era of corruption follows, until all wealth is aggregated, and the Republic is destroyed." Lincoln

    by PJ Jefferson on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 06:57:57 AM PDT

    •  They really need to bring back the fairness (4+ / 0-)

      doctrine. At least they'd be forced to balance out their broadcasts.

      Sent from my BlackBerry Wireless Handheld, a miracle made possible by John McCain.

      by DJShay on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 06:59:49 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  Yesterday, when I was listening to some pundits (5+ / 0-)

        talking about how Obama's staying outside of the public campaign funding system will destroy that system and become a huge problem in the future, my first thought was that if the Fairness Doctrine was still in effect, there wouldn't be a need to go outside the system.  

        However, the media as it is currently set up - Faux News, Drudge frequently leading the media around by the nose and RW Radio still dominating the airwaves (although not as much as previously) - the only way a Democrat can fight back is by dominating the money race in the way Obama has done this year.  Otherwise, we get what happened to Kerry.

  •  It is frustrating how no one seems to understand (4+ / 0-)

    When Obama talks about wealth redistribution, he does not mean an action to be taken.

    What he means is wealth redistribution as a noun, a state (like happiness is a state), an effect to be achieved.

    The route through which wealth is redistributed does not require the rich to be less rich.

    By providing education, healthcare, home ownership opportunities, etc., the end result is the lower 10% are able to accumulate wealth, which means that as a percentage, the top 1% no longer have 95% of the wealth.

    In simple terms, if the whole wealth of this country equalled $100, and the top 1% had $95 (95% of wealth) and the bottom 99% shared $5 (5% of wealth), but through opportunity, you were able to find ways to generate wealth so that the wealth in this country doubled to $200, the top 1% could still have $95 (47.5%) and the remaining 99% would then share $105 (52.5%).

    This redistributes wealth in this country without redistributing actual dollars.

    •  Progressive taxation is (0+ / 0-)

      not redistribution of wealth. The wealthy benefit more from police and fire protection--they have more to protect--as well as the public education system that supplies their businesses with workers, the infrastructure system that makes commerce possible, the legal system that enforces contract law, and on and on. It is only fair that those who benefit the most should pay more.

      The redistribution of wealth meme is the last desperate cry of those who don't want to be taxed at the same rate they were under Bill Clinton. Poor babies.

      What's the difference between Vietnam and Iraq? Bush knew how to get out of Vietnam.

      by happy camper on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 08:00:19 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  Morning Smoe's silliness (1+ / 0-)
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    irishamerican

    First I emailed Morning Joe asking it to name the source, when no one did I emailed the companies that spend ad dollars on morning joe. I told the companies that spend money on that show I would no longer buy their products.
    Joe did make an off the cuff remark concerning Mika being drunk off vodka every morning. Which begs the question of which brand?

  •  MSNBC & Morning Joe Addresses Here - Do it now! (1+ / 0-)
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    irishamerican

    letters@msnbc.com

    OR "Morning Joe" specifically

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...
    at the bottom of the page on the right side:
    "E-mail Morning Joe"

    FIGHT the slime!

  •  WOW! (2+ / 0-)
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    irishamerican, timewarp

    Love that interview! Thanks, Matt Sludge, for doing our work for us!

    Founder and CFO, The Giddiyap Society.

    by Trotsky the Horse on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 07:11:48 AM PDT

  •  I LOVE this interview (1+ / 0-)
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    Trotsky the Horse

    Wish I had heard it 18 mos ago because if I had, I would've been on board for Obama with a lot more enthusiasm, a lot earlier than I was.

    I hope he finds a way, once he enters the WH to really change the terms of the discussion regarding class, income and the economy in this country.  

  •  New face for old attacks. (1+ / 0-)
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    TN yellow dog

    Drudge is really trying his best.. and I do not think there is a thinking man left in the entire McCain's campaign.
    As for Mika  and co .. check out her response when told that ACCORNis not by definition a voter fraud issue!! I do not think she is that smart!
    Meanwhile enjoy this..

    Real News Daily http://www.antiwar.com - !

    by egyinny on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 07:31:05 AM PDT

  •  Boll Weevil (0+ / 0-)

    Obama he's a congressman
    comes from Illinois they say.
    Going to the White House
    To push for decent pay!

    And I'll have a home,
    And I'll have a home.

    So the media take Obama
    And they put him on TV.
    Obama says to the media,
    "It's not about just me!"

    And I'll have a home,
    And I'll have a home.

    Well, the bank came to my doorstep
    And they want to repossess.
    Obama said to the banker,
    "Let's give this thing a rest!"

    And I'll have my home,
    And I'll have my home.

    [etc. you guys can make up your own.]

    Founder and CFO, The Giddiyap Society.

    by Trotsky the Horse on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 07:38:10 AM PDT

  •  October dirt (1+ / 0-)
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    happy camper

    Can you say desperation?

    Guess you can't have an intelligent conversation about what civil rights did and didn't do without rightwing kooks trying to scare white people with it.

    Nevertheless, I hope the Obama campaign is ready for this. The spin placed by the packager is clearly designed to scare people into thinking Obama will take their money and give it away to black people.

    There is just no bottom, is there?

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