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alexkx3's Avatar Comment 1 by alexkx3

I thought she did rather well. She wasn't as polite towards O'Rielly's stupidity as Dawkins and Harris were.

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 11:12:00 UTC | #91067

Tomcat's Avatar Comment 2 by Tomcat

I think she morally dumbfounded him. O'Rielly was reduced to "I know what you're saying makes sense, but I just know it's wrong."

Way to go, Lori!

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 11:49:00 UTC | #91076

jbblack's Avatar Comment 3 by jbblack

One thing I noticed was that she politely refused to allow him to steamroll her into a corner, just kept plodding merrily along with her point and wouldn't let him sidetrack her.

I also noticed that O'Reilly, when it was clear that she wasn't going to back down to him, started referring to the Atheists demands for inclusion as "Whining." That's the best he can do? As if it were wrong to demand that one's government protect the rights of all citizens rather than only those of the majority.

He says he wouldn't whine if the tables were reversed and Christians were a minority in a primarily secular ntaion, but from his incessant whining about the self-made "war on Christmas", we all know THAT is a bunch of BS.

Lori, should you be reading this, you handled Bill quite well, and with style. Great job!

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 12:23:00 UTC | #91091

jaytee_555's Avatar Comment 4 by jaytee_555

For a TV presenter to invite someone on to a program just to interrupt the end of every sentence as the point of the sentence is being made, is the dirtiest trick in the book. O'Reilly is a disgrace to his trade, and a total shit. Lori Lipman Brown did very well to keep her temper in the face of such loudmouth bullying.

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 13:12:00 UTC | #91119

Geoff's Avatar Comment 5 by Geoff

I'm not from the US, but I understand a new president has to swear to "preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the United States" (or words to that effect).

Sounds to me as if he couldn't honestly do that.

OK, I realise that honesty and politics don't mix all that well, but still...

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 14:07:00 UTC | #91136

HeathenAngel's Avatar Comment 6 by HeathenAngel

jbblack--"He says he wouldn't whine if the tables were reversed and Christians were a minority in a primarily secular ntaion, but from his incessant whining about the self-made "war on Christmas", we all know THAT is a bunch of BS."

Got it in one.

BillO' is the ultimate hypocrite and liar for claiming that he wouldn't be in the least upset. He has demonstrated it time and time again; his incessant whining about the war on Christmas, his belly-aching about how Olbermann points out his flaws, his threats to people who dare mention, let alone watch Olbermann.. and now, leftist blogs and websites (calling them satan worshipers), and the list goes on.

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 14:37:00 UTC | #91145

Theocrapcy's Avatar Comment 7 by Theocrapcy

O'Reilly makes me want to kick him really hard in the face whenever I see his smug, ignorant head.

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 17:28:00 UTC | #91204

Bueller_007's Avatar Comment 8 by Bueller_007

"One thing I noticed was that she politely refused to allow him to steamroll her into a corner, just kept plodding merrily along with her point and wouldn't let him sidetrack her."

Partially to her credit, yes. But O'Reilly was actually surprisingly well-behaved in this video. (Relatively speaking.) If he had been on his "top form", she wouldn't have been able to get a word in edgewise.

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 17:37:00 UTC | #91206

Frankus1122's Avatar Comment 9 by Frankus1122

I understand that the "One nation under God" thing came into being in the US in the 50s to distinguish them from the godless commies. However, if their constitution requires a separation of church and state how can they force children in school to say this?
I think there is a really big problem with this Romney guy. I see him as setting the stage for a theocracy.
No, I can't really see that happening. There are too many denominations. They sort of have a wishy-washy Christian influenced theocracy now. I see him as trying real hard to strengthen it. I see a nation where you need to have faith in order to be a citizen. Isn't that what Bush the First said? Wasn't he the one who introduced Romney the other day?
Yuck.

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 18:41:00 UTC | #91212

bruce's Avatar Comment 10 by bruce

Bill O'Slimy wouldn't get upset if the tables were turned??? And this is the same guy who "whines" about the so-called war on Christmas every year. He's in the majority and he's already whining. He'd probably be a suicide bomber if he were in the minority.

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 19:16:00 UTC | #91216

PeterK's Avatar Comment 11 by PeterK

Who is it exactly that takes offense seeing Christmas symbols being brought out into the public view, or saying "Merry Christmas" at Christmas-time? I don't know of any atheists who are.

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 19:23:00 UTC | #91219

monoape's Avatar Comment 12 by monoape

O'Reilly - an odious, ignorant, arrogant little fuckwit.

In his opening, he exposes his homophobia and conflates (his evident view of) 'perverted' gay marriage with atheism.

That aside [breathing deeply], does anyone else see the similarity between Romney and Max Headroom (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z-Ud8rbt4Q)?

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 20:57:00 UTC | #91231

Diacanu's Avatar Comment 13 by Diacanu

Ah, loofa Bill, what a piece of work.

Loofa Bill, and tried-to-rape-Bette-Midler-with-poppers Geraldo.

What a lovely network FoxNews is.
Bring the children in, push 'em up close to the screen. Give them miniature American flags to wave. Yipee.

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 21:01:00 UTC | #91232

jbblack's Avatar Comment 14 by jbblack

Geoff said,

I'm not from the US, but I understand a new president has to swear to "preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the United States" (or words to that effect).

Sounds to me as if he couldn't honestly do that.

OK, I realise that honesty and politics don't mix all that well, but still...


Well, you have to understand that politics is the world's second oldest profession. And it's very closely related to the first.

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 02:17:00 UTC | #91302

Bueller_007's Avatar Comment 15 by Bueller_007

"Ah, loofa Bill, what a piece of work.

Loofa Bill, and tried-to-rape-Bette-Midler-with-poppers Geraldo.

What a lovely network FoxNews is.
Bring the children in, push 'em up close to the screen. Give them miniature American flags to wave. Yipee."


You forgot two of the worst. Mark Fuhrman (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Fuhrman) and Ollie North (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ollie_North) are regular contributors/commentators.

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 03:00:00 UTC | #91313

Diacanu's Avatar Comment 16 by Diacanu

Bueller_007-

Wow, no shit?
Geez, I deleted FoxNews off my channel dial years ago, so I didn't hear.

Damn, that just sickens the heart, a media outlet being run by such slime.
Not as heart sickening as Saudi Arabian gang rapists, but it's up there.

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 03:09:00 UTC | #91315

Bueller_007's Avatar Comment 17 by Bueller_007

Yeah, and they actually have the gall to invite Fuhrman on to discuss RACIAL PROFILING (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLQi5n2AToM) and Ollie North on to advocate ATTACKING IRAN (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apniG9yKHZ4).


Simply disgraceful. How much more blatantly biased can a 'news' source be?

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 07:40:00 UTC | #91379

TyKonderoga's Avatar Comment 18 by TyKonderoga

Lori should have asked Bill to replace the word "religion" with "whiteness" and "the religious" with "white people" -- then asked him if objections should still be characterized as "whining" on the part of the minority...

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 08:38:00 UTC | #91397

Dr Benway's Avatar Comment 19 by Dr Benway

I'm with Bill. Religion is entirely trivial and irrelevant. Only whiners pay attention to God, Dog, Bob, or whatever it's name is.

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 08:59:00 UTC | #91403

Inferno's Avatar Comment 20 by Inferno

Pathetic. Is this what constitutes an interview or even a discussion on fox news? O'Reilly refuses to let any point go to the stage where the discussion just turns into a tit for tat contradiction.

O'Reilly needs to watch that Monty Python sketch "The Argument Sketch"

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 20:18:00 UTC | #91624

arthursanford's Avatar Comment 21 by arthursanford

Everything you'll ever need to know about Bill O'Reilly:

http://www.villagevoice.com/news/0748,tomorrow,78489,9.html

Sun, 09 Dec 2007 21:47:00 UTC | #91632

Murray Keedis's Avatar Comment 22 by Murray Keedis

I would love never to see Falafel Bill's name in print or his blotchy, angry visage on TV or his petulant, hate-mongering voice on radio. He is one angry dude; which is odd because he's part of the establishment - white, Christian, Anglo.

How many times has he experienced being in a position that to speak out would label him a "whiner"? And think of all those "whiners" in recent American history: Rosa Parks and MLK? Whiners. Muhammad Ali? Whiner. Those who finally took down Sen. McCarthy? Whiners. Vietnam War protesters? Whiners. Those who impeached Nixon? Whiners. Those who continue to fight for equality and civil rights? Whiners.

Roll back about 160 years, Bill O'Reilly would have been another drunken "mick" - part of an Irish invasion that wasn't warmly welcomed. When the Irish, new to America, wanted to be treated with respect, I wonder if they were called whiners. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_American

Bill O'Reilly is certainly a master debater. Scream, rant, tell people to "shut up", cut of mics, interrupt, threaten dissenters with Fox "security" - all tactics that prove he's an insecure, pea-brained, proto-human at best and a Ted-Haggard-lovin'-Rush-Limbaugh-worshipin'-GW-Bush-lickspittle-unthinkin'-drone-of-the-state at worst. Not much separates Bill from his media-censoring counterparts in the parts of the world, such as Iran, that keep Bill awake at night (when he's not calling female employees and sexually harassing them).

History will either forget this small, rage-monkey or he'll be remembered as leading the vanguard of everything that was wrong with America and the West in the late-20th, early 21st centuries.

Mon, 10 Dec 2007 07:06:00 UTC | #91774

jonny_harman's Avatar Comment 23 by jonny_harman

Listen to Bill 3/4 the way through. Something like: "I do respect atheists ... but the whining, the incessant whining, about inclusion - it's ridiculous". Yeah, nice demonstration of respect.

Also, way to do an interview - just keep talking over her, and don't let her answer half of your questions, why don't you? These are desperate people resorting to bullying tactics and rhetoric to protect beliefs that they know must always be exposed as fallacies in the face of logic and evidence. This might be the information age, but we're still in the dark ages in the face of reason.

Sat, 29 Dec 2007 14:04:00 UTC | #99886