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The Punking of NPR

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The Punking of NPR

Postby Ned Flanders » Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:56 pm

Jimmy O'Keefe double punks the punks at NPR. The boy's doing the lord's work.


James O'Keefe Ensnares Liberal Groups Using Actors and Hidden Cameras

For his newest undercover expose, James O'Keefe, the conservative activist, went all out. The self-proclaimed investigative journalist even created a website for a fictitious Muslim group requesting a meeting with NPR

more...

The meeting, over lunch, was secretly videotaped by O'Keefe and the NPR executives who attended gave him exactly what he wanted.

NPR CEO Vivian Schiller and NPR Foundation President Ron Schiller have both resigned after comments made during the lunch were released to the public. Ron Schiller (the two executives are not related) was recorded calling Tea Party members "xenophobic" and "seriously racist people" who are "fanatically involved in people's personal lives."

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/james-ok ... d=13097536

EXTRA! Today's follow up video (with more to come):

O'Keefe Releases Another NPR Video

Betsy Liley, the other NPR executive at the infamous video taped lunch with Ron Schiller at Café Milano, is the target of a second video released by James O’Keefe’s Project Vertas today.

The video shows Liley telling a member of the fake Muslim charity that NPR could, by accepting the proposed $5 million gift anonymously, shield the charity from a government audit of NPR's books.

“[The government has] audited our program, at times, and they have, I think as part of that, they have looked at our audited financials,” she tells the undercover activist by phone. “If you were concerned in any way about that, that’s one reason that you may want to be an anonymous donor. And we would certainly, if that was your interest, want to shield you from that.”

http://www.politico.com/blogs/onmedia/0 ... ml?showall
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby KidCapitol » Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:07 am

Nowhere near as damaging as Wanker getting OWNED.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby narcoleptish » Fri Mar 11, 2011 8:34 am

Of course the politically correct thing to do was resign, but I really don't see what the big deal was here. He gave his opinion of tea party people and in many many cases, he's right. They also took his statement that NPR "would be better off in the long run without federal funding," and embellished it as him saying that NPR doesn't need the money. That's not what he said.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby wack wack » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:10 am

Tea Party people are xenophobic and seriously racist.

They're also greedy, selfish, hypocritical, delusional, blasphemous and far, far too hateful and stupid to realize they are working against their own interests most of the time.

They are sick of business as usual, they want politics out of government... but fully support FitzWalkerstan passing purely political legislation.

They are the American aristocracy, the very antithesis of the real tea party executors.

The biggest lie put upon the people of America in the last two years is the suggestion that the 2010 elections had anything to do with policy or politics. It was a racist move, pure and simple, one single goal: destroy the HNIC.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby Endo Rockstar » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:21 am

So he called a bunch of Christian knob-slobbing Tea-bags racist? Yeah, there's a stretch. Fuck, give the guy a promotion.

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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby fisticuffs » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:31 am

The boy's doing the lord's work.


Yeah that guys a fucking saint.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby snoqueen » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:35 am

I agree with those who think NPR totally washed out on this one, and NPR has a scathing email from me saying the same.

Maybe they need to get a few more.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:50 am

With leadership like this, it's clear that NPR and PBS need to be defunded and make to stand or fall or their own. I don't think the Republicans have the balls to do it, but it needs to happen.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby fisticuffs » Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:53 am

With leadership like this, it's clear that NPR and PBS need to be defunded and make to stand or fall or their own

If NPR's funding is only 2% of it's income I think they are, and have been standing on their own.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:00 am

fisticuffs wrote:
With leadership like this, it's clear that NPR and PBS need to be defunded and make to stand or fall or their own

If NPR's funding is only 2% of it's income I think they are, and have been standing on their own.

Please show us where that number comes from. If true, they won't miss the 2% and taxpayers won't need to fund their leftist clap-trap anymore.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:38 am

Ned Flanders wrote:...their leftist clap-trap anymore.

Sesame Street? Big Bird is yellow, not red nor pink.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:44 am

Henry Vilas wrote:
Ned Flanders wrote:...their leftist clap-trap anymore.

Sesame Street? Big Bird is yellow, not red nor pink.

Big Bird is green. As in cash-cow. Let PBS feed on his carcass for a while.
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:50 am

Ned, you need to adjust the color settings on your telly.

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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby rrnate » Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:24 am

Ned Flanders wrote:Big Bird is green. As in cash-cow. Let PBS feed on his carcass for a while.


Are you this fun at home Ned?
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Re: The Punking of NPR

Postby ilikebeans » Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:46 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:Big Bird is green. As in cash-cow. Let PBS feed on his carcass for a while.

I seem to recall mention of a Ned Jr. quite a while back.

How I weep for his/her future.
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