[funsec] Delicious Irony of the Day: BillOReilly.com DDoS'd

Ken Dyke kdyke at keycomputerconsultants.com
Sun Mar 11 11:10:05 CDT 2007

On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 05:59:26PM -0600, Brian Loe (knobdy at gmail.com) wrote:
> >Extremists from every part of the political spectrum engage in childish
> >behavior.
> I'd like to hear the varying definitions of an extremist right winger
> - that doesn't include the religious "right".


Through the constant re-defining of what the center is by the MSM et al
most everyone identified as staunch right-wing is an extremist.

> >Bill O'Reilly is well known for "winning" arguments by
> >telling people to shut up.
> One, that's not a win.
Notice the quotes around winning.  Same as you used in the post I
originally replied to.

> > On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 11:13:12AM -0600, Brian Loe (knobdy at gmail.com)
> > > to resort to such childish behaviors to "win" an argument.

> Two, the only time I can recall him doing that
> is with Al Franken

The Daily Show did a great bit where they showed Bill telling a large
number of people to shut up.

> >By the way, how to you know the individuals behind the DDoS of
> >O'Reilly's website are socialists?
> Just another word for liberals. Why do I think liberals did it? Well,
> name me a couple of extremist, activist conservative or libertarian
> groups.


You seem to be under the thrall of the myth that the US is a two-party
system.  The implication being that the political spectrum is flat and
can be divided into left and right.  www.politicalcompass.org is
interesting (as far as it goes).
Ken Dyke,

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