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  • CBS's Charles Osgood: 'Is Constitution Truly Worthy of Reverence in Which Most Americans Hold It?'

    01/28/2013 5:25:12 AM PST · by servo1969 · 81 replies ^ | January 27, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Imagine you're getting ready to head to church one fine Sunday morning and on your television you hear a man say, "Let's give up on the Constitution." Such actually happened when CBS News Sunday Morning aired a rather inflammatory commentary by a Georgetown University law professor teased by host Charles Osgood asking, "Is the U.S. Constitution truly worthy of the reverence in which most Americans hold it?" (video follows with transcript and commentary): (video) **** CHARLES OSGOOD, HOST: Is the U.S. Constitution truly worthy of the reverence in which most Americans hold it? A view on that from Lewis Michael...
  • Pretty Good (Great Poem by Charles Osgood)

    04/21/2005 6:43:02 AM PDT · by Choose Ye This Day · 4 replies · 3,598+ views
    The Osgood Files | 1986 | Charles Osgood
    There once was a pretty good student Who sat in a pretty good class And was taught by a pretty good teacher Who always let pretty good pass. He wasn’t terrific at reading, He wasn’t a whiz-bang at math, But for him, education was leading Straight down a pretty good path. He didn’t find school too exciting, But he wanted to do pretty well, And he did have some trouble with writing Since nobody taught him to spell. When doing arithmetic problems, Pretty good was regarded as fine. 5+5 needn’t always add up to be 10; A pretty good answer...
  • CBS Anchor's Links to Green Group Criticized

    07/23/2002 4:06:13 AM PDT · by kattracks · 118 replies · 910+ views ^ | 7/23/02 | Marc Morano
    ( - The objectivity of CBS News anchor Charles Osgood and the network itself is being questioned following Osgood's appearances at several fundraising events for The Nature Conservancy (TNC). One critic labels the environmental group "ideologically extreme" for its attempts to "control all waterways in the U.S." Critics also point to a $15,000 grant that the charitable arm of CBS Corp. awarded to The Nature Conservancy as additional proof of a "cozy" relationship between the two organizations. Osgood and CBS' relationship with The Nature Conservancy are detailed in documents and exclusive interviews obtained by Osgood admitted there is a...