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MSNBC: How do we combat 'DUCK DYNASTY' clan from doing what's legal?

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posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:03 AM
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MSNBC's Thomas Roberts and a guest spit-balled on the air over how to "combat" the Duck Dynasty clan from doing something legal -- like releasing their own line of firearms:


THOMAS ROBERTS: Well as we look at that, because look at this, the Duck Commander company itself, it's worth a reported $400 million through the sale of duck calls, other items that they produce. We've got 11.8 million viewers tuning in for the premiere of season 4 Ladd. So this family earned $200,000 per episode that season and they represent and they speak to a large swath of the country. Primarily the stereotype almost that you just pointed out. But how do you try to combat that? Because, obviously they're within their rights to go ahead and do this. This is all legal.

LADD EVERITT: Well, look, I mean I think the Robertson family is banking on being able to market firearms, you know, by issuing some of these very extreme political comments and hoping that it appeals to basically a swath of far right-wing Americans that they assume are their main customer base. I'm hoping that backfires. When you poll gun owners in this country, the fact is that the overwhelming majority of them are very moderate in their views. And I think many of them will not embrace the type of, you know, misogynist, racist, anti-gay comments that Phil Robertson is making. And my hope here is that this strategy, if it is indeed a strategy, will backfire on them.

www.breitbart.com...





Ever since Phil Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” gave an interview with GQ Magazine discussing his views on gay marriage, the folks at MSNBC have been on a tirade against the reality TV star with contributors to the “Lean Forward” network going so far as to say Robertson’s comments are “part of majority white supremacist culture.”

MSNBC’s latest attempt to vilify the “Duck Dynasty” family came during a January 3 segment with host Thomas Roberts, where he and guest Ladd Everitt of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence tried to vilify the family for teaming up with Mossberg to design and sell their own line of firearms. After railing against Phil Robertson for his past comments, Roberts then pushed Mr. Everitt to promote his organization’s anti-gun efforts:

MSNBC Tries to Scare Viewers over ‘Duck Dynasty’ Line of Guns

Roberts and his guest seem shocked that both the Robertson family and Mossberg guns would try to license a line of guns to viewers of “Duck Dynasty” and instead have chosen to present the deal as somehow scary and out of line with American values. Such vilification of gun owners should come as no surprise given MSNBC’s crusade against the Robertson family, and this segment plays into the anti-gun mentality pushed by MSNBC.


How is MSNBC still hanging in there?
It's turned into nothing but talking-heads that will attack any one that they don't like or agree with




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posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:06 AM
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Does anyone know what MS means in MS-NBC?


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posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:11 AM
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Does anyone know what MS means in MS-NBC?


*raises hand*

Um, 'Mostly Sh@t'....is that the correct answer?????


Do I get a prize




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posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:15 AM
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Microslop

methinks



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:19 AM
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BABYBULL24
Does anyone know what MS means in MS-NBC?

MSNBC
More
### that's
Never
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Crappier

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posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:19 AM
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Per guest Ladd Everette:

When you poll gun owners in this country, the fact is that the overwhelming majority of them are very moderate in their views.


Oh yeah???

Well try to take away their guns and just see how moderate they really are!!!!!





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posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:19 AM
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all they need to do is point out the FACADE and PHONY hillbilly act.

Look at the duck dynasty clan's pre-A&E pics.

Phony county club and polo shirt hillbillies.

They are PHONY! other than that, if they REALLY were as they act, would be legit.

phony hillbillies



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:22 AM
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Yea its Microsoft. Several years ago they bought the cable NBC station but Microsoft no longer has anything to do with it and they kept the name to differentiate between NBC news and the cables news network.


On December 23, 2005, it was announced that NBC Universal would acquire an additional 32% share of the television channel from Microsoft, solidifying its control over television operations and allowing NBC to further consolidate MSNBC's backroom operations with NBC News and its other cable properties. msnbc.com (the website was a separate corporate entity from the television channel) would continue to be 50% owned by both NBC and Microsoft, and its operations would be largely unaffected. NBC would have the option, which it exercised, to buy the remaining 18% share of the television from Microsoft after two years.
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In July 2012, NBC acquired Microsoft's remaining stake in MSNBC.com, and re-branded it as NBCNews.com. After being redirected to the new name for a period, MSNBC.com was re-launched in 2013 as a website for the network itself, focusing on content such as opinion columns from hosts, correspondents and guests, and videos from MSNBC programs.



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posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:28 AM
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Of course it's Microsoft...silly

So essentially what that means is the richest guy in the world who puts a monitoring device in your home - a computer owns the most liberal socialistic news outlet in the world and agrees with it. He would never put a back-door in his software to say the NSA cause he doesn't like what your doing.

Good Day!




posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:33 AM
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I think I know where the majority of MSNBC ratings come from.....

ATS lol



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:44 AM
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reply to post by snarky412
 


You do realize that if we stop discussing personalities and tuning into shows, eventually they will just go away.
Starve them of the attention they so need.
This applies to more than celebrities, try it with banks!!



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:44 AM
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Read my previous post, Microsoft has nothing to do with it anymore



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:47 AM
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I think that marketers do various things to get free press for there brand. Heck ever freakin year Donald Trump is planning on running for Mayor, Senator, Governer, or president. He gets some free press then drops it. That's probably all the duck clan was doing. so they used the guy that probably most wanted a break.

Here's what actually happened....

The old guy on the show was complaining, he wanted a break. So they went to the producers of the show saying "our grandpappy needs a rest". so they said okay we'll discuss it and get back to you. So the producers and directors got together and hached a plan. He would insult gays, that would give them free press, then in responce the show would suspend him. And they'd try and milk him leaving the show for as much free press as they could get. So then the duck clan were like, "alright we'll go with your idea.... grandpappy go call these gays a bunch of fa***ts, that's the only way that you can take your extended vacation". So that's what really happened.

It never plays out in real life how they tell us it happened. There's always some game plan behind it.



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 01:52 AM
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Wow, what a hateful video that is. You should be ashamed for posting it. The douche in the video is equally as hateful as the Christians he claims to be against. What an ignorant POS.

That's all I have to say.



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 02:00 AM
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I found it revealing and also quite funny.



If only more people could realize this is actually how things work instead of being swayed by every little emotion that is being projected at them from the television.




posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 02:14 AM
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Ad for Duck Dynasty/Mossberg guns.....


With over 11 million viewers, I doubt MSNBC's comments will affect anyone's opinions regarding the DD clan
Either you like them or you don't



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 02:48 AM
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HanzHenry

Look at the duck dynasty clan's pre-A&E pics.


I know you like Daily Kos, but man, the "pre A&E" pics are really REALLY pre.

And, no, you can't grow a beard like that in six months. Kos is pretty stupid sometimes.



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 03:05 AM
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I'm not swayed up in anything, I'm not really religious enough to get me all worked up one way or another. I just find it obtuse that people will trade one sort of inane bigot over another.

I prefer not to be swayed into either camp as both sides are f&$%ing stupid.



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 03:23 AM
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BABYBULL24
Does anyone know what MS means in MS-NBC?

Microsoft.



posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 03:34 AM
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reply to post by Auricom
 


I'm not saying or implying that you were. Apologies if it came to be perceived that way. I did not direct at anyone in particular just the ones getting bent out of shape for someones words that shouldn't be taken seriously in the first place.

It was just an observation on my part how this whole thing is getting WAYYYY more attention than it needs.

Some tv personality said some words that somebody didn't jive with and is getting some flak for it. Who woulda thought this could happen? It all seems rather fabricated and scripted like everything nowadays in regards to 'reality' tv. Drama bombya damya

With all the hype they've gotten lately it seems to being working wonderfully according to their plan. That is if they really have one.

Looking more into the cultofdusty's video profile he seems to be very anti-Xian. While I don't condone hate for any practice, he brings up some good points and provides his arguments with sound logic albeit he could use better lingo to get his points across.
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