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For the record I also pointed out NYT.

I don't like when anyone does it. I would say it is "just Wiki" and blow it off but too many people use it as a resource and it would be nice if it had academic integrity.
For the record, I didn't say you were wrong, but there is so much in Wiki that is political that little can be trusted. The fact that BOTH sides have spun things (or at least tried to) leaves a question of what can be trusted and what is fiction.

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I am glad you finally see the light regarding wiki.

It is a great source for POP information only. And then ONLY if there are credible footnotes. They have editors that are suppose to monitor edits and content but they would have to have 1,000 editors and required submitted, vetted changes for it to actually become a legitimate reference resource.
Not sure why you say that "... I finally see the light..." Perhaps early onset Alzheimer's? I have admonished you in past threads for posting wiki shit as Gospel for exactly those reasons.

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Not sure why you say that "... I finally see the light..." Perhaps early onset Alzheimer's? I have admonished you in past threads for posting wiki shit as Gospel for exactly those reasons.
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There are many here that don't like the truth, but Jayhawk is right. Both sides edit the hell out of Wiki, and it shows up time and time again.
Mcbear pointed out FOX news, but there are those on the left that have done this as well. It's a shame really.
I think it's called selective brain farts... Members of the DNC have jacked Rush Limbaugh's profile to the point it is totally meaningless. They daemonize those w/ whom they disagree and bear is one of the worse at doing that.

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I just read the section about him being a low-life junkie, and found it unreasonably kind...

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.... have jacked Rush Limbaugh's profile to the point it is totally meaningless....

Not unlike the article's subject. Oh, the irony.
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were i wouldnt be surprized an expected move from that propoganda machine. I watched some of their TV show on fox trying to smear arabs they had a white guy dressed as arab holding a falcon and wearing a turban which looked more like toilet paper roll. It wasnt even close to being fake..bad try i say. The supposed programe was about Al-Quaeda logistics in Afghanistan and this shithead was supposedly the person who has experienced it first hand in Afghanistan. Sadly all of his exclaims seems like he did fare better reading 7th looney tunes with magic carpet and flying brooms!!

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Wiki is so tainted, I wish they'd remove the pedia part, gives it undeserved credibility.

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