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Overnight Post | Main | Top Headline Comments 12-24-08
December 24, 2008

Internet Lynch Mobs are an Ugly Thing

...but not as ugly as standing by and letting a fucktard plagarize content.

Iowahawk (AKA Dave Burge) is one of the funniest men on the interwebthingy, and even though he's a filthy Iowa Hawkeye fan, he's still a fellow native Iowan who's made good. Those of us in Iowa who have web access are just as proud of Mr. Burge as we are of other native Iowans who've made good, like John Wayne, Wyatt Earp, Herbert Hoover, the guy who played "Peter" on "Office Space" (Ron Livingston) or the woman who does the voice for Mrs. Krabappel on the Simpsons (Marcia Wallace). Dave put up a parody ad for "Congressional Motors" at his site back before Thanksgiving, and almost as soon as his genius hit the web, some douchebag "right-wing"* talk show host cut and pasted it onto his own station's website without a whisper of attribution to the creator.

Here's a link to the fucktard and his station's (cough, cough) OPEN COMMENTS SECTION (cough).

Now I'm not encouraging anyone to drive to San Diego to put a boot in Mr. Roberts' ass. I'm all about the love; and in the spirit of the Holiday Season, maybe we could show Mr. Roberts just a little glimpse of the love we have for asshats who steal the work of others and pass it off as their own. It's a tough love, but it's fair.

For all the old-timers here, I'm thinking of that Progressive internet calendar from the Pacific Northwest that was open for ANYONE to add events. You remember the one I'm talking about (hint, hint, hint). And, courtesy of our brudda Sean M. over at doubleplusundead **, you can get the contact information for the San Diego radio station here, if you're so inclined.

Just a couple of suggestions:

1. Don't threaten violence. We're better than that.
2. Don't limit yourselves to commenting on the offending post. If that post goes all "Cool Facts About Dick Cheney" and builds up 3000 comments, they'll just bury it like a cat turd in a litterbox. Be creative and mention Rick Roberts' plagarism in other, unrelated, posts on their website.
3. Sean M. gave out the on-air contact number for KFMB. Rick Roberts is on-air from 5am to 9am Pacific Time (7 to 11 Central, or 8 to noon Eastern). As the old AT&T jingle goes.........."reach out, reach out and touch someone".

* - Yeah, I used "scare quotes" when I called him a right-wing talk show host. Mostly because I'm right-wing myself, and I refuse to be associated with a thieving bag of crap like Mr. Roberts.

** - This is what's commonly referred to as a "hat-tip" among the internet crowd. The associated link, where you send traffic to the site where you originally noticed the content is also considered to be a required courtesy on the web. I mention this because I feel that Mr. Roberts is just the sort of douchenozzle who googles his own name daily, and if he reads this post I'd like to give him some helpful hints on how to play well with others on the internet. Because I'm all about the love.

Merry Christmas, Morons.

(This Internet Lynch Mob has not been endorsed by Mr. Ace or the O'Spades Corporation, mainly because he didn't get the chance to get a heads-up before I posted it. Got a problem? farmerruss "at" gmail "DOT" com. I'll probably ignore your email, but at least you can say you said your piece. And you can be damn sure that I won't steal your rant and post it here as my own original work.)

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