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Hit the road Barak (Newsweek) Chick-Fil-A moment

Posted on 08/19/2012 4:53:17 PM PDT by DaveinOK54

Let's reward good behavior. Newsweek is apparently desperate to survive. We plan on buying this issue off the shelf. Might they get the message????


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hittheroadbarack; newsweak; newsweek; niallferguson; thedailybeast; vanity

1 posted on 08/19/2012 4:53:20 PM PDT by DaveinOK54
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To: DaveinOK54

They are reading the Tea leaves and don ‘t want to be on the losing side...


2 posted on 08/19/2012 4:55:30 PM PDT by mom4melody
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To: DaveinOK54
Let's destroy the enemy. How about they don't succeed and then there is no need for a message?

3 posted on 08/19/2012 4:57:24 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: mom4melody

Too late for Newsweak. I refuse to buy an issue from them.


4 posted on 08/19/2012 4:58:16 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: mom4melody

That was my first thought as well. Let’s get more on board....you know...money talks....


5 posted on 08/19/2012 4:58:49 PM PDT by DaveinOK54 (Freedom is not Free and I'll never quit defending it.)
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To: DaveinOK54

I have no idea what you’re talking about, but don’t be fooled. Those assclowns at Newsweak and every other Democrat “mainstream” newsroom will do everything in their power to get their communist p.o.s. re-elected.


6 posted on 08/19/2012 4:58:49 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: DaveinOK54
"Let's reward good behavior. Newsweek is apparently desperate to survive. We plan on buying this issue off the shelf. Might they get the message????"

That would be a huge mistake.

7 posted on 08/19/2012 5:04:44 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Lancey Howard

True that...but think of the message that would be sent if they sold out of this issue buy mid week. One week sales is not going to save them, but other publications might get the message. We’ve had it with their message. Besides, this may give free license for others to `come out of the closet’......


8 posted on 08/19/2012 5:04:52 PM PDT by DaveinOK54 (Freedom is not Free and I'll never quit defending it.)
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To: DaveinOK54

I haven’t read the article, but I believe they start out with “Obama has not kept his promises’, or some such.

Not good to start out with a lie.

Obama HAS kept his promises, that’s why we’re in such trouble.

Remember how he promised to ‘fundamentally change how America works’?

Better they go broke.


9 posted on 08/19/2012 5:05:32 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: DaveinOK54
Nope!
10 posted on 08/19/2012 5:05:32 PM PDT by blam
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To: Balding_Eagle

I agree with you, however, I feel like this is a crack in the dam. These days the image is eveything. Most people will never read the article, but they will see the cover and it ain’t good for the `One’....If we don’t hear about this on the TV talk shows and radio, then I will be proven wrong. Call me what you want, but for now, I’m encouraged.


11 posted on 08/19/2012 5:18:56 PM PDT by DaveinOK54 (Freedom is not Free and I'll never quit defending it.)
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To: DaveinOK54

The article was written by a McCain advisor. Next month will be how our maximum leader has saved the world and needs to be re-elected. This article will be long forgotten in a month or so.


12 posted on 08/19/2012 5:23:20 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: DaveinOK54

Oh, I’m encouraged too, but we shouldn’t reward our sworn enemies.


13 posted on 08/19/2012 5:25:36 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: DaveinOK54

Then again, it might be handy to give the election to the pubbies and let the economy collapse on their watch. Then, enter Hillary, stage left in 2016.


14 posted on 08/19/2012 5:25:38 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: DaveinOK54

Newsweek is a piece of shit.


15 posted on 08/19/2012 5:29:52 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum
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To: DaveinOK54
Why would I buy something that trashes me and what I stand for on a regular basis. So they throw a bone I don't care
it is not like they have changed their stripes they still hate me and what I stand for let them go under for all I care. If you want to buy one them go ahead and buy one.
16 posted on 08/19/2012 5:34:09 PM PDT by funfan
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To: DaveinOK54

No. Let them die. Why? No.


17 posted on 08/19/2012 5:35:14 PM PDT by tumblindice
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To: dynachrome

“The article was written by a McCain advisor.”

Who cares? They run with it. why?

“Next month will be how our maximum leader has saved the world and needs to be re-elected.”

And your point is? If their sales go thru the roof this month and collapse the next when they run that which you suggest, well then the message will have been sent. `Get with the American People or go bankrupt.’


18 posted on 08/19/2012 5:35:44 PM PDT by DaveinOK54 (Freedom is not Free and I'll never quit defending it.)
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To: DaveinOK54

I’ll buy one just to encourage them to publish more stories like it.


19 posted on 08/19/2012 5:37:23 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: DaveinOK54

I’m sorry, but.... I’m missing something here. Is there a link to this article. I’m totally in the dark here.


20 posted on 08/19/2012 5:38:51 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: DaveinOK54; All

I did a Google Search to see the cover and read the story. DAMN.... this can’t help Prez dude. I’m shocked that Newsweek is even running the story much less making it a “Cover” story. UNBELIEVABLE!!!


21 posted on 08/19/2012 5:44:44 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: DaveinOK54

Maybe I’ll read the article in 4-5 years in the doctor’s waiting room.

I will give them no money, they won’t change in gratitude to us and have only done harm for years.


22 posted on 08/19/2012 5:45:54 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: pistolpackinpapa

“I’m sorry, but.... I’m missing something here. Is there a link to this article. I’m totally in the dark here.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2920454/posts

It’s on Drudge as well.....


23 posted on 08/19/2012 5:47:53 PM PDT by DaveinOK54 (Freedom is not Free and I'll never quit defending it.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Probably a last-ditch, panicked effort to try and save their magazine from going online only. I believe there was an article out there saying they had a plan in place to go online only in September because they were losing so much money on the print edition.


24 posted on 08/19/2012 5:50:38 PM PDT by JediJones (Too Hot for GOP TV: Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Allen West and Donald Trump)
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To: ilovesarah2012

“I’ll buy one just to encourage them to publish more stories like it.”

Thank you. That is the point I’ve been trying to make. Some here would turn away a loved one even after they had turned from their wicked ways. Out of spite I guess.......


25 posted on 08/19/2012 5:57:18 PM PDT by DaveinOK54 (Freedom is not Free and I'll never quit defending it.)
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To: DaveinOK54

Is that for real?


26 posted on 08/19/2012 6:22:52 PM PDT by Fawn (DEAR JESUS....PLEASE LET OBAMA LOSE.....AMEN.)
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To: DaveinOK54

Is there another article that is so poisonous that they will put this article on the cover so as to get more people to read something that would serve their diabolical purposes? They could put out just a single article criticizing Obama, among hundred that lift him up, if they want to bait people into read something even more rotten to the core inside the mag. Watch for the old bait and switch tactic. I haven’t looked at the mag, but this scenario is possible with the dirty left. What are the other articles in the issue about, anything major?


27 posted on 08/19/2012 6:49:18 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Bellflower

Heck, I don’t plan on reading it. I want just want to tear the cover off and frame it.


28 posted on 08/19/2012 7:04:32 PM PDT by DaveinOK54 (Freedom is not Free and I'll never quit defending it.)
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To: DaveinOK54

If I see it - I’ll buy it... might as well send a message...


29 posted on 08/19/2012 7:04:39 PM PDT by GOPJ (Politics is war without bloodshed, and war is politics with bloodshed. - Mao Tse Tung. We're at war)
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To: Bellflower

I don’t know what is in the rest of the magazine, but this article is a major point-by-point take-down of Obama’s failed record. It is a good read. http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/08/19/niall-ferguson-on-why-barack-obama-needs-to-go.html


30 posted on 08/19/2012 7:08:25 PM PDT by Askwhy5times (http://bluegrasspundit.com/)
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To: WorkingClassFilth
give the election to the pubbies

I don't much care about 2016.....what I DO care about is that Bader/Ginsburg is in her 80's and the other lefties on the court are up there also.

THIS is what I care about.....Supreme Court dominance.

31 posted on 08/19/2012 7:09:00 PM PDT by ErnBatavia
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To: GOPJ
If I see it - I’ll buy it...

Proceed with extreme caution; this might end up for you as if you nuzzled up to Rachel Maddow and offered to throw her a bone.

32 posted on 08/19/2012 7:12:05 PM PDT by ErnBatavia
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To: DaveinOK54
Fair warning: I'm posting through the haze of a couple of large glasses of wine. Isn't Newsweek the rag that is set to go online only? Ten-to-one says there is an big push inside this issue alerting people about the big move online, and they want as wide an audience as possible for the announcement. Probably some "one month free" enticement too.

Let them die. Newsweek should be a trivia question along with U.S. News and World Report in the category of Famous Newsmagazines that Drove Themselves into Oblivion by Shamlessly Kissing the Unmentionables of Liberal Asshats.
33 posted on 08/19/2012 7:22:24 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: DaveinOK54

Let them die. I for one will never patronize any liberal establishment that I can avoid. They began the war, let’s end them.


34 posted on 08/19/2012 7:26:54 PM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Lancey Howard

In cycling only one guy on the team gets to cross the finish line first. The sprinter. The others form a lead out and burn themselves to the ground one after the other to get the sprinter as far forward as possible to take the win.

Like the lead out riders, the leftist media totally sacrafice their enterprises to push their man over the top.

I don’t know what this article signifies but it is NOT, as you wisely note, an attempt to reform their ways and save their enterprise.


35 posted on 08/19/2012 7:33:48 PM PDT by Eddie01 (Liberals lie about everything all the time.)
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To: ErnBatavia

LOL - I’ll be careful...


36 posted on 08/19/2012 7:34:43 PM PDT by GOPJ (Politics is war without bloodshed, and war is politics with bloodshed. - Mao Tse Tung. We're at war)
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To: DaveinOK54

Let them die a horrible death. Put them in unemployment lines, like the rest of us. Let them eat Ramen Noodles.

I keep seeing their “We’re All Socialists, Now” cover, after Bath-House Barry’s installation.

Screw them.

Socialists,liberals and progressives should NOT benefit from the capitalism they HATE so vehemently.


37 posted on 08/19/2012 7:46:42 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: DaveinOK54

No. Don’t buy it, but quote the article extensively in response to liberals on various news sites. For example, even Newsweek disagrees with you: “.....”

This would accomplish two things. First, it give you ammunition from someone ordinarily on their side. This is often very effective. Think of the times when they do the same, stating that a Republican supports a liberal bill.

Second, by making liberals aware of Newsweek’s apostasy, you make it less likely that they will buy the rag next week or the week after that (or subscribe to the online edition), thereby accelerating its downward slide into oblivion, where it deserves to go.

But if you do come up with any copies of the issue, leave them in waiting rooms, face up, so that others see them. Don’t give them a single dime though; you’ll just be feeding the dog that bit you, and will bite you again at the first chance. Mark my words, they are going to get a ton of cancellations this week from their 99% liberal subscribers. Anyone who is not a confirmed liberal stopped reading Newsweek years ago.


38 posted on 08/19/2012 8:31:51 PM PDT by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: DaveinOK54

Oh yeah, I’ll buy that issue.

But, wait, will it cost more than $1.00?


39 posted on 08/19/2012 9:51:49 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: pistolpackinpapa

“DAMN.... this can’t help Prez dude.”

No, no it can’t. Hey, if they ran it inside, OK, maybe. But that cover?

As others have pointed out, many (most?) folks only see the cover. They never read this article or any other article.

It is astonishing that Newsweek would have this as their cover.


40 posted on 08/19/2012 9:57:58 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: DaveinOK54

Rats jumping off the ship?


41 posted on 08/19/2012 9:58:37 PM PDT by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: DaveinOK54

42 posted on 08/19/2012 10:47:30 PM PDT by Right Brother
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To: DaveinOK54

Maybe we should donate to al Qaeda to reward them for not bombing anybody this week.


43 posted on 08/20/2012 7:42:36 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: DaveinOK54

I smell a rat.

Just watch. Once we get closer to the election, Newsweak will suddenly discover that King Barry isn’t so bad after all, and they will publish issue after brimming with worshipful praise for His Majesty.


44 posted on 08/20/2012 7:50:53 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: DaveinOK54
Some here would turn away a loved one even after they had turned from their wicked ways

Sorry, can't follow your analogy here. To whom was Newsweek ever a "loved one" ?? Besides, the bias in our disgraceful media has been going on since 1964 (maybe even before) and it's not going to correct itself in one week. Market forces have already indicated Newsweek's demise. The highly paid big shots at Newsweek only seem to be just now looking at the bottom line on their balance sheet.

45 posted on 08/20/2012 10:23:47 AM PDT by DE50AE
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