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Duck Dynasty launch their own line of guns
as Phil hatches plot to move his family to
rival TV network after A&E bosses
´humiliated´ him over anti-gay storm

Daily Mail (U.K.), by James Nye and David Mccormack

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 1/2/2014 6:04:09 PM

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson may have emerged victorious from his recent spat with A&E, but the millionaire patriarch is already plotting revenge on the TV network behind his hit show and reportedly has a plan in the works to move his family - plus millions of dollars of advertising and merchandise revenue - to another broadcaster. Humiliated by A&E’s recent attempt to silence his conservative religious message, Robertson - whose Duck Commander business is worth an estimated $15 million - is secretly plotting to form his own TV production company so he can jump ship to a Christian channel more in

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MarinMike, 1/2/2014 6:07:29 PM     (No. 9677209)

I can´t imagine Phil being humiliated. Mad, yes...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sw penn, 1/2/2014 6:33:18 PM     (No. 9677242)

Capitalism in motion...

Whack them in the wallet

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hershey, 1/2/2014 6:35:41 PM     (No. 9677246)

Go for it Phil!!!! YOU ROCK!!!!!!



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Reply 4 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 1/2/2014 6:41:34 PM     (No. 9677254)

This reads like something right out of the National Enquirer. Secretly plotting? I would be surprised to find that trait in Phil´s character make-up. I would not be surprised to learn that the Robertsons-as-a-family are exploring "other options," and rightly so.

And Poster #1 is correct: I don´t think humiliated would be a word I would use when someone like Phil knows he´s on the side of Right.

How is a couple of million people turning out to support you humiliating?

Do you think Chick-fil-a was humiliated by the support they received.

If there is any humiliation going around, it´s GLAAD and A&E who were roundly and soundly humiliated, and they might think twice before they pull another stunt like the one that caused a national uproar.

This reminds me of what happens every time the Communist Left jumps on Rush. They jump and his audience grows by another few hundred thousand.

That would be enough right there to make the Robertsons explore "other options."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ruready?, 1/2/2014 9:14:38 PM     (No. 9677422)

If Phil thinking like the rest of us, A&E had better enjoy their last 15 minutes of fame.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hnddog, 1/2/2014 9:21:26 PM     (No. 9677425)

A&e clearly does not understand Phil. Why would he want to stay with them it is a matter of time before they turn on Phil again. To say it another way for A&e they have said as much they clearly think what he said is offensive. They do not support what he said so they should be glad to see him go to another network and then they will not be offended. There is plenty of people that hold there viewpoint they can use them for a sh

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ricktutt, 1/2/2014 9:27:26 PM     (No. 9677431)

You go Phil!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Fledrmaus, 1/2/2014 9:39:42 PM     (No. 9677442)

#6 is right - I´d never trust A&E against after this. Leftists think they are always right and justice requires that they win every time. When they lose, like they did over this incident, they obsessively plot and engineer do-overs so they can get the "right" outcome. The George Zimmerman case is an example: they lost the court case, so now they won´t rest until they "get" him somewhere, somehow. Every loss has to be punished and scrubbed until the answer comes out the way they want it. They´ll be cooking up "scandalous" remarks and incidents until they "get" Robertson. He should pre-empt them and take his business elsewhere.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Susannah, 1/2/2014 9:56:48 PM     (No. 9677459)

#4, that´s because the article was lifted from the National Enquirer. It says so.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LittleRedHen1, 1/2/2014 11:00:22 PM     (No. 9677514)

I read the article, and the interview that started the stink. If a person believes in the God of Abraham and His Son, Jesus, there was nothing hateful or remarkable in what Phil Robertson said. In other words, except for Lot and his daughters, there were no survivors in Sodom. It seems to me that GLAAD would be upset to be told in a loud voice to get out of the way of an on-coming truck.

OTOH, there are precedents in the entertainment industry. The Suits fire those who made the early seasons of a TV series watchable. They bring in the hacks, and produce stale crud no-one wants to watch.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: tipover, 1/3/2014 12:46:56 AM     (No. 9677595)

I wonder when the contract between the Robertson´s and A&E is up? A&E has one year in the can, perhaps one more after that?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dvc, 1/3/2014 1:21:55 AM     (No. 9677610)

LOL! A&E needs Duck Dynasty about 1000 times more than DD needs A&E.

Mossberg made a brilliant move, as did Phil, with the endorsement deal.

Why in the world would they NOT move to one of a dozen channels that would LOVE to have them?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ben Around, 1/3/2014 2:02:23 AM     (No. 9677623)

A&E made a dumb business decision to suspend Phil. The gay/lesbian crowd are 99.9 per cent liberals and hate everything the Robertsons believe in, so none of them watch Dynasty. Looks like A&E finally woke up, but it may be too late.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Dixie, 1/3/2014 3:27:29 AM     (No. 9677632)

If the Ducks go to a Christian network (under a different name and program, of course) whatever small cable network it is now, it would soon become very popular and very rich.
That could be the underlying motive. Give a hand to a Christian network and, thus, indirectly, to Christians everywhere because the network can broadcast more hours with more varied Christian programming.

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