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Complete Convention Coverage

Read all about my trip to NYC for The Republican Convention, including the epic story

H.L.Does Time

October 19, 2004.

Its Official, I am now "In the clear" with no legal charges hanging over my head. I can "walk in the sunlight" again.

Thanks Marty

I am going to make a donation to the NLG. If you can afford it, Its a think it's a tax right off. You never know, you may need them. someday

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I saw this one on my favorite website yesterday. The Mighty Bartcop.


Bush has already been declared The Winner

Read it and weep, your country has been stolen

Yeah but we all know what a "Liberal" media it is right. Yep, and there was no foul play in the election of 2000. So the media is already set to hand this election to Bush, just like they did last time. Its already in place. No matter what happens on election day, the media will say Bush won, the Supreme Court will go along with it, and we will have 4 more years of hell in this country culminating in its complete downfall. With Bush giggling over the smoking remains. Someone from the station is giving the sorry ass excuse that "It was just a test," Yeah and the ballot in Florida that had elderly jewish people voting for Pat Buchanan was just a test, and when the cops in Florida would not let black people to the polling place, that was just a test. Its already being reported that the election won't be decided on election day. There will be widespread confusion, and recounts and all sorts of problems that we never had before Bush stole his way into power last time. You know its funny, how come voting is the only thing that technology makes harder. Everything else in life is easier with technology, but with voting we can't seem to get it right anymore even though for the first 230 years of this countries history, we never had a problem.

All this despite the fact that Kerry now has the lead in The State by State Electoral College Poll Map. Too bad it probably won't matter

Kerry 284 Bush 247

Heres how it looks

Did you see the story yesterday about the Washington Bureau Chief from Sinclair Broadcasting that spoke out against the forced airing by all Sinclair stations of a lying documentarty about Kerry. This guy spoke out against this outrageous situation, so what happens....

Sinclair Fires Washington Bureau Chief

By KASEY JONES, Associated Press Writer

BALTIMORE - The Washington bureau chief for Sinclair Broadcast Group said he was fired Monday after he criticized the company's plans to produce a news program based on a documentary critical of John Kerry (news - web sites)'s Vietnam-era anti-war activities.

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Jon Leiberman said he was fired by Joseph DeFeo, Sinclair's vice president for news, and "escorted out of the building."

"I was told I violated company policy by divulging information from a staff meeting to The (Baltimore) Sun in this morning's edition," Leiberman said late Monday.

That staff meeting took place Sunday at Sinclair's headquarters in Hunt Valley, Leiberman said. It was announced that the news division would produce an hourlong special based on the documentary "Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal," he said.

The documentary features former prisoners of war accusing Kerry, a decorated veteran who took up the anti-war cause upon returning from Vietnam, of prolonging the war and worsening their plight.

Earlier this month, Sinclair ordered its 62 TV stations across the country to pre-empt regular programming to air the documentary.

"They're using the news to drive their political agenda," Leiberman said. "I don't think it served the public trust."

Leiberman, 29, criticized his employer in an interview with The Sun published Monday. "I have nothing to gain here and really, I have a lot to lose," he said in that interview.

Sinclair in a statement late Monday said that "we are disappointed that Jon's political views caused him to violate company policy and speak to the press about company business."

"We have no further comment on the actions of a disgruntled employee or an ongoing personnel matter," the statement said. "Viewers can grade Leiberman's opinion versus the reality when the finished product is aired."

The reporter, who was tapped by Sinclair last year to start the company's four-person Washington bureau, said he had a contract that ran through next August. Sinclair told him that he was fired for cause and would receive no severance and his benefits ended immediately, Leiberman said.

He added that Sinclair would not waive his noncompete agreement, which means he cannot work for a broadcast outlet in any market that has a Sinclair station.

Leiberman started with Sinclair in 2000 as a reporter for WBFF-TV in Baltimore, Sinclair's flagship station. He said late Monday, "I don't like not knowing where my next move will be and how I'm going to take care of my family."

He added: "I really feel like I can sleep at night and I can be OK with my decision" to criticize Sinclair publicly. ... I know I stood up for the principles of objectivity. In journalism, all we have is credibility and objectivity."

Also Monday, a Vietnam veteran filed a libel lawsuit claiming he was falsely portrayed as a fraud and a liar in "Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal."

They're giving the soldiers a choice. Either reinlist, or go back to Iraq. (huh?)


Congresswoman Seeks Re-Enlistment Probe

I don't understand this. All these newspapers that were whoring for Bush so hard, that they have sore throats, and raw skin between the legs, are now endorsing Kerry. I wonder if any of them realize that they are mostly to blame, for this mess in the first place.

Editor and Publisher

Daily Endorsement Tally: Kerry Picks up 30 Papers, Widens Lead

Here's a real Horror Story, people with week stomachs may want to skip this one

The Crisis Papers

President John Ashcroft: A Scenario

OK guys lets go out there and fight. talk to you later. H.L.

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