|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Imus Campaign
|On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 01:32:48PM -0700, Elfen Magix wrote:
> Ruben Safir wrote: UNHORSED JOCKEY Behind the Fall of Imus, A Digital Brush Fire In a Blur,
> Watchdogs, Blogs, Email, Spur Radio Host's Firing By BROOKS BARNES,EMILY STEEL and SARAH MCBRIDE April 13, 2007; Page A1
> At 6:14 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, relatively few people were tuned
> into the "Imus in the Morning Show" when Don Imus referred to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed ho's."
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> Wendy Williams, Opie and Anthony, The Zoo Crew and many others in the Hip Hop Stations say a lot worse than 'nappy-haired ho's' on their radio shows. At their worst, they have been fired, and then rehired after the steam blows over. Lets us not forget the Tsumani Song that Wendy Williams and
> Zoo Crew created. Howard Stern terminated from his radio show for what he has said and done and ends up on a very lucritive deal on satellite radio.
I agree with a large amount of what you wrote. I will point out, however, that Opie is Imus's son.
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"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attacted at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess you missed that one."