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Did CSI smear the Tea Party??? (depicts protestors as cop-killers)
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Posted on 09/24/2010 6:26:42 AM PDT by ken5050

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The plot's weird..but briefly, a bunch of bombs go off at a police funeral, killing and injuring several officers. A piece of a cell phone, which was used as the bomb trigger, is found, and the phone is traced back to a "patriots" group...the police interrupt the meeting, which is staged, with flags, banners and signs, to, IMHO, resemble a Tea Party demonstration.

Indeed, the speaker, when the cops enter, is talking about "taking back our country" and utters the phrase "speak truth to power" ( now where have we heard that before..hmmm?)

Anyone else see it?

1 posted on 09/24/2010 6:26:45 AM PDT by ken5050
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To: ken5050

I am proud to say I have NEVER watched an ep of CSI.


2 posted on 09/24/2010 6:28:02 AM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: ken5050

As soon as the scene with the “right wing” meeting came on I turned the channel. I knew what was coming and sure enough they were depicted as a bunch of violent rednecks. Feh!


3 posted on 09/24/2010 6:29:58 AM PDT by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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To: raybbr
I NEVER watch regular TV. I Never watch any syndicated show... I do not watch leftist propaganda.

LLS

4 posted on 09/24/2010 6:30:54 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: ken5050

Just Propaganda - ho hum -

Too bad they didn’t base it on reality - a few bombs go off - and are traced to a close frind of he President.

Media is at war with us. People need to accpt that.


5 posted on 09/24/2010 6:32:49 AM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: ken5050

I thought so. But that speaking truth to power line is straight out of the democrat radical’s play book, too. They used it first, all during the election in 08. Long before Beck started using it.

Anyway, I was a bit put out with their misguided depiction of the group. But, hey, Justin Bieber was a member, so I think everyone could tell this was a fantasy-land scenario. LMAO.


6 posted on 09/24/2010 6:33:19 AM PDT by erkyl (We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office --Aesop (~550 BC))
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To: ken5050
What do you expect?

Law and Order portrays NRA members as gun fanatics and killers...

7 posted on 09/24/2010 6:33:28 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: ken5050

I started to watch it and saw that Fringe was on. Glad I watched Fringe instead.

I’m so sick of this kind of crap.


8 posted on 09/24/2010 6:35:00 AM PDT by iceskater (We are citizens - not subjects. Remember in November.)
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To: ken5050

Friend’s don’t let Friend’s WATCH TV. Every time you watch a TV show you are boosting their ratings and indirectly Supporting Communists and Terrorists Worldwide.


9 posted on 09/24/2010 6:35:04 AM PDT by eyeamok
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To: raybbr

Right with you!! I N E V E R watch ANYTHING made for TV

The expectation I have (consistently accurate), is that the MSM in whatever way possible, at ANY time WILL subvert the media and covertly, or otherwise, corrupt the message

Sell your toothpaste somewhere else!!


10 posted on 09/24/2010 6:35:04 AM PDT by SMARTY ("What luck for rulers that men do not think." Adolph Hitler)
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To: ken5050

I don’t doubt it... one episode portrayed Bush as a war criminal.


11 posted on 09/24/2010 6:36:04 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: ken5050
I'm just shocked that Hollywood night portray the TEA Party as racist, bigoted, and violent....

Shocked.

12 posted on 09/24/2010 6:36:04 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: ken5050

If you listen closely to the statements or plots on almost ALL of the shows on CBS you will hear anti-conservative words.....CBS is totally progressive. It is a shame for me because most of the shows I have enjoyed are on CBS. I stopped watching The Good Wife because of the show that belittled openly Sarah Palin. I get sick of entertainment being turned political....I want to escape from the worries of life by being ENTERTAINED, but, NO....liberals have to push their agendas in your face at every opportunity....look at Corben testifying on immigration issues in Congress....what a joke...but, then, that fits because he is talking to a bunch of comedians anyway.


13 posted on 09/24/2010 6:38:01 AM PDT by imfrmdixie
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To: Eldon Tyrell

Just Propaganda - ho hum -

Just like ABC News (Dianne Sawyer) using a White House produced video in her “news” story about Obamacare


14 posted on 09/24/2010 6:38:38 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: ken5050

My bad...I meant Colbert....that shows his importance in my life...can’t remember the correct spelling of his name...


15 posted on 09/24/2010 6:41:42 AM PDT by imfrmdixie
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To: ken5050

Try Jericho, as recommended by Chuck Baldwin...

http://gunnyg.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/ravenwood-comes-to-america-by-chuck-baldwin/

Probably can find it online...and it occasionally can be found on some of the cable channels...

(I voted (potus) for Chuck Balwin vice Ron Paul in’08...)

Gunny G
aka: Dick Gaines
***** ***** *****


16 posted on 09/24/2010 6:41:42 AM PDT by gunnyg (WE ARE BEHIND "ENEMY WITHIN" LINES, SURROUNDED, Our 'Novembers' Are Gone,,,So Few Can "grok" It.)
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Remember... when watching ANYTHING on TV: (including so-called news shows)

IT'S FICTION!!!!!

And you can always change the channel, or turn it off if you don't like what you see.

17 posted on 09/24/2010 6:43:28 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: ken5050

Yes, and it’s not surprising and they’re not the only ones. Law and Order is another. They’re taking political pot shots every chance they get. Sneaky leftist tactics.

One can see the snakes slowly but surely slithering around us.


18 posted on 09/24/2010 6:44:36 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS= Obama's Mosque, taxes, painful death. Is this what you want?)
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To: ken5050

NCIS and CSI are the only two shows that I enjoy watching on a semi-regular basis now that The Unit is off the air (and was going downhill anyway).

I saw CSI last night. Had similar thoughts as you.

I’m pretty sure last night’s episode will go down as when CSI “jumped the shark” if it is any indication of the future direction of the show.

Leave it to CBS to put politics ahead of their viewer base. Do they really think leftist kooks want to watch a show like CSI? IMHO, they’re basically telling their core audience to change the channel. Good luck with that strategy.

I also don’t like the direction they seem to be taking Nick’s character. He was somewhat of a counterpoint to the wishy-washiness of some of the others. Now it looks like the character will be doing a bunch of whining, navel gazing and hand-wringing in future episodes. Blech.

And that Justin “Stuned” Bieber can’t act his way out of a paper bag. Totally not a believable character.

IMHO, if this is their future direction, they’d be better off ending the show while it’s reputation is intact enough to sell the reruns. The way it’s looking, they’re going to kill the show to the point that no one will remember why they used to watch it.


19 posted on 09/24/2010 6:49:49 AM PDT by chrisser (Starve the Monkeys!)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
I hate to say it gang but it seemed more towards the skinheads rather than the Tea Parties. Besides it's not the tea parties setting off bombs or beating up people as in SEIU etc.

I like CSI, it's one of the few series I do.

By the way anyone catch Detroit 187? Michael Imperioli from Sopranos is in it. Was pretty good, I thought.

20 posted on 09/24/2010 6:55:10 AM PDT by Wilum (Never loaded a nuke I didn't like)
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To: imfrmdixie
"If you listen closely to the statements or plots on almost ALL of the shows on CBS you will hear anti-conservative words.....CBS is totally progressive communist, anti-American, and marxist drivel. It is a shame for me because most of the shows I have enjoyed are on CBS. I stopped watching The Good Wife because of the show that belittled openly Sarah Palin. I get sick of entertainment being turned political....I want to escape from the worries of life by being ENTERTAINED, but, NO....liberals have to push their agendas in your face at every opportunity....look at Corben testifying on immigration issues in Congress....what a joke...but, then, that fits because he is talking to a bunch of comedians anyway."

There, fixed it for you.

21 posted on 09/24/2010 6:55:15 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly ("Mantra of the left: 'It's only okay when WE do it.'")
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To: ken5050

No Q about it. Clearly anti-Tea Party types. Loved the Bubba who had no ID in his wallet. And no idea, period. Just more Hollyweird insanity.
Sadly, Marg Helgenberger is looking long in the tooth. Maybe if I gave her some of my DNA it would rejuvenate her?


22 posted on 09/24/2010 6:58:01 AM PDT by donozark (Just because I have incomplete dentition, B.O, and walk with a pimp-limp, you shouldn't hate me.)
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To: chrisser

And what’s the “story with Sarah and Grissom’s marriage? She just up and left him?


23 posted on 09/24/2010 7:03:09 AM PDT by ken5050 (The meek shall inherit the earth, but no way Kendrick Meek beats Marco Rubio)
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To: ken5050
"I really can't stand Lawrence Fishburne"
You're just a homophobe. That's why you don't like Fishburne. Oh yeah, you're probably a racist too. /sarc

Not a big fan of his either.:)
24 posted on 09/24/2010 7:03:56 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Slow to anger but terrible in vengence...such is the character of the American people.)
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To: eyeamok

Sheesh, they are multiplying now.


25 posted on 09/24/2010 7:05:31 AM PDT by thecabal (Destroy Progressivism)
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To: ken5050

I couldn’t stand it before becuase of Grissom’s mocking of all things religious while the show runners had no idea what real science was. The time he “solved” a boat mystery by “modelling” a complex estuary with a round pool and a fan was just the most hilarious of the scientific gaffes.

Now that they aren’t bashing christians so much, I guess they moved on to mainstream america. Hard to believe a TV show can survive making fun of over half the country though.

Who in this country has EVER blown up a police funeral (well, other than, say, the Weatherman that Obama hangs out with?)


26 posted on 09/24/2010 7:09:05 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: imfrmdixie

Hawaii five-o didn’t seem terribly left-wing. And I can’t imagine Tom Sellack would be in anything overtly left-wing, but I haven’t seen his new show yet.

But those are probably the 1st two CBS shows I’ve watched or planned to watch in the past 5 years.

OK, I admit that when I’m already in the room and my daughter watches “How I Met Your Mother”, I watch it, and it is kind of left-wing but mostly just stupid.


27 posted on 09/24/2010 7:10:57 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: ken5050

Folks this is how it works. On producer and writers sites an announcement goes out for a prize (money) for the show that depicts a certain opinion or point of view integrated in their show during specific broadcast periods. So writers will write into plot lines some “Womens issue, Warming issues, or anti tea party issue” Then the writers, producer or director will submit their scene to the organizer and a winner determined. The advantage for the sponsor of the contest is that they get a propagandized view point during a specific broadcast or “election period”. This way you propagandize the people on many different shows without it looking like propaganda. Very powerful opinion shifting tool and most people have no idea it is happening.


28 posted on 09/24/2010 7:11:02 AM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: ken5050
Yup. The plot was idiotic and a smear against the Tea Party and populist conservatism.
29 posted on 09/24/2010 7:11:25 AM PDT by Rockingham
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To: ken5050
I watched it. Since the group doing the bombing is not identified, it would be up to the viewer to determine who they are.

I think you're projecting. :>)

30 posted on 09/24/2010 7:11:29 AM PDT by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: ken5050
I didn't know that it was back on.

I watch CSI, on and off. Now, it will be off.

31 posted on 09/24/2010 7:13:38 AM PDT by wbill
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Likewise, “Criminal Minds” premier last night showed the Emergency Alert System as a bureaucratic nightmare that was ultimately solved when the Secretary of DHS stepped in personally to cut through all the red tape and get the blonde access to the EAS. Never saw her, the name Napolitalo was never mentioned, but “Thank you, Madame Secretary, thank you!” was repeated several times.

Oh, puhleeeeze...

Colonel, USAFR


32 posted on 09/24/2010 7:15:17 AM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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And what’s the “story with Sarah and Grissom’s marriage?

I don't recall how they wrote in that she came back. I thought it was temporary, but it seems she's back to stay. The writers seemed to have forgotten to tie up that loose end or I missed the episode where they 'splained it.

Maybe they were too busy trying to figure out how they could shoehorn the teen hearthrob into the storyline before his 15 minutes of fame evaporate and he's tied up off the set in rehab with Lohan and Co.
33 posted on 09/24/2010 7:16:32 AM PDT by chrisser (Starve the Monkeys!)
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To: imfrmdixie

The one show I watch every week is on CBS...NCIS (the original..not the spinoff.) Good show, great characters, fun plots (Ralph Waite as Gibb’s father was a stroke of casting genius.) The ending to the season opener was amazing.


34 posted on 09/24/2010 7:18:11 AM PDT by dawn53
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And what’s the “story with Sarah and Grissom’s marriage? She just up and left him?

It was my understanding that Grissom was in France doing some obscure funding type thing and she didn't want to hang out and wait, therefore coming back to "help" when they were short handed.

SHe probably should have realized that she didn't really want to leave a popular series and suddenly missed the money coming in. She and the dude that plays Nick pulled some contract stunt a couple of years ago and nearly got booted then.

35 posted on 09/24/2010 7:18:32 AM PDT by RikaStrom (Pray for Obama - Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few; and let another take his place of leadership.")
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To: ken5050
I stopped watching the only show I liked on the National Barack Channel, Law & Order a few years ago after a series of shows when the predominant theme was evil right wing.
36 posted on 09/24/2010 7:23:09 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: ken5050

I prefer NCIS. In fact NCIS is the only current series I watch on TV. Much more conservative.


37 posted on 09/24/2010 7:26:09 AM PDT by Free Vulcan (No prisoners, no mercy. 2010 is here...)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

The pilot was excellent and refreshing. Let’s hope they don’t crap that up.


38 posted on 09/24/2010 7:28:15 AM PDT by Free Vulcan (No prisoners, no mercy. 2010 is here...)
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To: dawn53

I agree - NCIS premier was great - more like it’s glory days. The last year or so it’s been a little wishy-washy but I loved the ending.


39 posted on 09/24/2010 7:34:22 AM PDT by gramho12 (Our forefathers gave up everything for our freedom; what have we done?)
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To: carton253
Think of it as the William Ayers "anniversary" show. He retired recently. Yesterday Bobby Kennedy's son, who is on the Board at the University of Illinois, convinced the others to NOT award "Emeritus" to Ayers ~ mostly because Ayers had written a book that praised the man who killed his father.

So, why not ~ CBS celebrates Ayers in its own way ~ an entire political movement made up of mad bombers ~ and all late Middle Aged and/or retired!

40 posted on 09/24/2010 7:38:55 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: carton253

Seems like common sense to me that since the group had Patriots in their name and were made to look like the Tea Party, then that’s what they meant. They would never identify who they’re trying to imitate. They’re not about to show their hand.


41 posted on 09/24/2010 7:41:30 AM PDT by doesnt suffer fools gladly (Liberals lie.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
Hawaii five-o didn’t seem terribly left-wing.

The original certainly was. I don't know about the remake.

42 posted on 09/24/2010 7:48:57 AM PDT by VRWCmember (Jesus called us to be Salt and Light, not Vinegar and Water.)
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To: doesnt suffer fools gladly
Two things I took from last night's shows.

Justin Beiber cannot act. At all.

CSI is looking old and tired.

You are free to take whatever you want from the show. Even a conspiracy of writers, cleverly disguising their hand, and dogging the the Tea Party, so that in November, the Democrats will win the election.

To each his own.

43 posted on 09/24/2010 7:57:05 AM PDT by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: muawiyah
I like your thinking.

The only reason I watched is because CSI is on after Big Bang Theory and before The Mentalist.

I just don't take TV shows are seriously as others do. They're mostly forgettable.

44 posted on 09/24/2010 8:00:45 AM PDT by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: gunnyg

Jericho was stupid trash.


45 posted on 09/24/2010 8:21:06 AM PDT by ansel12 ([fear of Islam.] Once you are paralyzed by fear of Mohammedanism...you have lost the battle.)
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To: raybbr

Why are you proud that you’ve never seen an episode. CSI has been one of the best, if not the best show on tv, for the last ten years. I don’t watch the Las Vegas one after Peterson left, but Gary Sinise is still excellent in the New York version. Granted, David “I’m putting on my sunglasses now” Caruso is a bit over the top in the Miami CSI.


46 posted on 09/24/2010 9:55:30 AM PDT by driftless2 (For long-term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
Hard to believe a TV show can survive making fun of over half the country though.

In the late 1960's and early 1970's, hillbilly comedies were the TOP shows on TV! This was a time when MOST of America was truly "rural" in nature!
47 posted on 09/24/2010 10:00:50 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (Hey Congress: Go Conservative or Go home!)
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To: driftless2
I've caught glimpses of it and watched trailers. It seem to be one of the most unimaginative shows on tv. The characters are plastic from what they've shown.

I don't like "investigation" shows at all - period. When was the last time they screwed up and got the wrong guy? Or, couldn't complete the investigation?

The shows are too formulaic. Unrealistic. I stopped watching them after watching a season or two of "Law and Order" over fifteen years ago.

48 posted on 09/24/2010 11:44:26 AM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: raybbr

Since Peterson left, I don’t watch CSI-Las Vegas anymore, and the formula does seem to be getting old. However, I’d have to disagree with you about the series being unimaginative. You’ll have to give me an example of an imaginative show.


49 posted on 09/25/2010 7:04:30 AM PDT by driftless2 (For long-term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

I watched the Tom Selleck show last night and enjoyed it...primarily because of him. But....they had the story around his son who essentially “waterboarded” a pervert murderer of little girls by sticking his head in a toilet...then, of course, the discussion around the table was about whether anything someone does should require “torture tactics”....so, yes...that agenda was in the show. And the ending was that the lawyer sister (who opposed the “torture” of the monster) essentially won when she implied she would represent her offending brother when he went to trial for doing this to the poor ole pervert.


50 posted on 09/25/2010 8:21:08 AM PDT by imfrmdixie
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