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#1 2010-06-07 14:16:42

boatcaptain
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Registered: 2009-04-09
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Helen Thomas

Folks

I would like to ask a question and seek opinions to what I am sure will be controversial. It was announced today that White House corrospondent Helen Thomas will be "retiring" from her position because of a remark she made regarding what she thought the Israeli"s should do regarding their occupying a portion of Palastine.

As I understand this Ms. Thomas was asked this question by a rabbi during an interview. Ms Thomas is of Lebanese descent.

Ms. Thomas who turns 90 in August was ask a question, and gave an answer. She is a columinst, not an elected official. I have no interest in replies that are political that is not the nature of my question. I am aware of what the question was and her answer.

I understand she apparently offended people by expressing her opinion but she was asked for it and isn't that what America is all about? Isn't that what Rush Limbaugh is paid $44 million dollars to do? Isn't this what Bill O'Reilly does every evening and scores of others?

Your comments please. Thaank you

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#2 2010-06-07 16:49:50

historain
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Registered: 2009-03-23
Posts: 18

Re: Helen Thomas

What part of New York history is this?

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#3 2010-06-07 20:34:46

from 28th street
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Registered: 2008-05-12
Posts: 575

Re: Helen Thomas

I understand your point, boatcaptain, but Ms. Thomas was a columnist and as such should not have given her opinions under any circumstances. In this day, when every word is blown out of proportion, it is a lesson for all those in the media, please do NOT give your opinion, just report the facts!
Ms. Thomas has had a long distinguished career in journalism which has come to an unfortunate end.
How sad for her at age 90!

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#4 2010-06-23 21:55:15

michael
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Registered: 2008-05-12
Posts: 1416

Re: Helen Thomas

Don't express an opinion which is anti Jewish, anti Israel.She should have known that.

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#5 2011-04-12 03:25:30

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Re: Helen Thomas

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#6 2011-05-14 05:01:38

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Re: Helen Thomas

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#7 2011-07-19 07:28:01

AvebyDamemove
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Registered: 2011-06-07
Posts: 3

Re: Helen Thomas

I apologise for the misinformation.  I mustve had a reason for thinking she was 59 last year... cant think what it was.  Her youthful appearance should have given it away.

Im sorry Helen Worth.  Happy topless 59th birthday.  Again.

Helen Worth Topless.

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#8 2011-09-15 02:25:16

Quiessestuaks
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From: Trinidad and Tobago
Registered: 2011-09-14
Posts: 1

Re: Helen Thomas

Dear Danielle

I m so very sorry for your loss of Helen.

I share your pain and know very well the heartache of losing our dearest friend but above all after having had to make the last loving decision, to free him/her of all his/her earthly pain.

you gave Helen what she probably never had before she met you, Love   until the end.

You are truly an angel

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