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Froma Harrop: A&E had a right to can redneck, but needn’t have

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The honchos at A&E, professing shock that an old Southern redneck from their reality TV hit “Duck Dynasty” made the sort of homophobic remarks one would expect from an old Southern redneck, yanked Phil Robertson off the show. A culture war skirmish ensued. Gay rights groups condemned Robertson, who shared his raw opinions in a GQ Magazine interview. Religious conservatives, meanwhile, accused A&E of censoring the Louisiana duck hunter. What Robertson said, they noted, is ...


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Phils2008
December 26, 2013
4:52 a.m.

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Its nice we have to be treated to this liberal elitist on a daily bases. She attacks Phil as a no education old school cracker simply because he believes in something other then the pompous loud mouth liberal viewpoint. This country is slowly realizing just how sick liberals are and the support Phils has gotten is the proof.

cidbil
December 26, 2013
7:58 a.m.

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You're right Phils2008. And pretty soon all the conservative right thinking people will take action and ban these stupid liberals from writing and expressing their narrow minded views anywhere. Yep won't be long we can just stuff them all into 55gal. drums and deposit said drums in Death Valley. Then we won't have to listen to this biased garbage. Then we can go to the libraries and burn all books, papers and any other references to liberal thinking, because by God we all know that Conservative thinking is the right way. And then when we've accomplished all that I'm pretty sure that we'll be able to elect a Conservative congress and President because one point of view is all we need anyway. Yep at that point all will be better I'm sure. One party, the "Conservative We're the Only Ones Whose Opinions Matter Party". And then we can start going through the Cities, Towns and Villages purging all those who don't share our views and banish them to Death Valley as well. A new dawn's approaching Phils2008 and I'm proud that we're a part of it. I can't wait until all the scurvy Liberals have been rounded up and silenced for good.

Phils2008
December 27, 2013
5:15 a.m.

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cidbil, you can tongue and cheek all you want. Opinions are not attacks. You liberals dont just express a viewpoint. The viewpoint here would be that you disagree with Robertson. Instead he has to be attacked as un uneducated (Correct me if Im wrong but I believe he has a masters) redneck cracker. You liberals have not been simply expressing your point of view you have been imposing it on America. When you cant accomplish that at the polls you run to a liberal judge. Much like your race card game, you want people to believe that conservatives are the intolerant ones when the obvious fact is that you despise any and all opinions, values and beliefs expressed by those on the right. Its easy for you to say it's the right that wants a singular view when through the main stream media you own it!

cidbil
December 27, 2013
6:48 a.m.

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LOL......well first to set the record straight, I am not one of your hated liberals.....just someone who finds the constant us v them commentary ridiculous and unproductive.......I've "tongue and cheeked" liberals in much the same way.....I knew you'd bite, because that's what you folks do, never pass up an opportunity to bash someone with an opposing view. Pretty funny stuff when you break it down. Thanks for playing....:)

Phils2008
December 29, 2013
5:45 p.m.

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cisbil, you really got me didn't you. Its great that you don't have enough common sense to know the issues and take a stand. The fate of a country isn't a game. Take the time to grow.

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