Skip to comments.True Fact; I Almost Never Watch FOX NEWS since that NOV.6.12 GrandPiano Dropped Down on my Head.
Posted on 02/13/2013 2:46:44 PM PST by San Rafael Blue
I used to watch Greta almost every weeknight. I made it my business to watch whenever "Our Sarah" was on, till The Fox Bosses decided to diss Sarah in order to make liberals like them (as if!). People in my household were under strict orders not to interupt me during what I called my "News Round-Up" on Sunday night with Mike Wallace. I used to listen to some Sean, some O'Reily. I never did like The Five, because a. I already see these same people during the day or overnight b. Beckle; need I say more. Beckle is one of the reasons I stopped making a point to see Hannity.
Now...I don't know. I no longer expect anything from Fox, nothing that is a true harbringer to change and improvement. We'll have to be content just to tred water till the mid-terms of 2016. I keep hoping for a conservative with 'heavy pockets' to start their own RED channel, one that is free and easy to access. Fox could use some real competition. Could be that we americans are so very fractured and balkanized as ever-changing mosaics of demographic groups, with few particular demos big enough, brand-loyal or predictable enough to be worthwhile. I sometimes feel a little guilty, as though I missed going to church.
Meanwhile, I have a 'temporary separation' with George Noory's Coast to Coast as well. I started listening to Art Bell back around 1992. I'm still interested in the Outer and Inner Spaces of existance, but Coast to Coast has become a bit too predictable. I still visit sometimes, but for now, I'm seeing other people, like Red-Eye Radio, which is political, but it's two mid-western guys with a fun delivery, and I don't yet know everything about them. Sometimes, I want to hear about Hockey, or fishing for smelt in the great lakes, or successful Charter Schools that are loudly praised and defended by concerned parents.
Call me in late 2014. I'm sure the closer we get to the mid-term election's, things will look more interesting. Maybe, Maybe a Tea/ Repub who is good, and polished and BOLD, and READY will challenge Mr. Boener and Mr. Preibus. Good fellows, both of them, but too mild mannered and easily thrown off base. Most americans are not wanting to line up and follow someone overly meek, overly compromising.
This is probably a good time for us conservatives to think locally, meaning, consider getting involved in your local City Council, visit the local Chamber of Commerce, or Traffic Court.
“As a life-long registered Republican and member of the NRA, blah, blah, yada, yada, huminuh, huminuh...”
Me, too........I was soooo disappointed I have stopped watching obsessively and hardly ever listen to Rush, Hannity and others anymore.......except Mark Levin.......
I have to admit the same. Nothing they have on is very important to me anymore.
If you’re a writer for soap operas get a new line of work. :-)
You haven’t missed much. Feigned outrage light. Oh, Bill O’Reilly has come out as a gun grabber supporting registration and limits (stealing) on “assault weapons”.
Yeah, when Fox made the call for Obama during election night, Mom ran to the bathroom to throw up. George Noory is OK but no one can be Art Bell. Art Bell well, is Art Bell, he had his own way of doing things. If he knew he was being BSed by a caller or guest, he had the knack to keep things going by handing them the rope to hang themselves. He also knew what questions to ask plus every once in a while he talked about amateur radio as well. I’ve been in contact with Art Bell as well as a fan group on Facebook and there was a deal he might be coming back to radio buy not just yet.
Yeah, I’m not as big on Rush and Hannity, I still get into Beck, Levin and Savage. Sometimes I think Fox jumped the shark although I like Fox Business and so does Mom. I think we are all just bummed out and burned out over the election, time to lick our wounds and go on.
I find myself watching the Brady Bunch to escape everyday crappola. Fox News is on at work during midnights for background noise.
Hannity is like a broken record, O’Reilly researches nothing on his own and takes everything from his staff as gospel. Only watch him when Miller is on.
I now find Greta to be the easiest to watch.
Would watch The Five more often, but anything with Beckel is an instant channel turner.
You mentioned; If yr a writer for soap operas, get a new line of work.
Do you mean, one should not realistically expect a whole lotta changes when contemplating how the government or national politics is or is not working? Do you mean, So what else is new? Polititians are known to disappoint. If that was your meaning, then, yes, I understand you, they’re just people, like the rest of us. Even still, I hope for better, sometime down the line.
Same here. After Megyn was giddy with excitement over Zero’s reelection, I realized it’s all just a game to them, and they are not even close to being one of “us.” Stopped watching them after the election. They can ALL go to he!! as far as I’m concerned.
I sympathize with you, but
Why is this ‘news’, and in the News thread?
I too have pretty much dropped the Fox News Channel. They were very quick to call obama the winner, and seemed more pleased with it than anything.
I do spend a lot more time on FreeRepublic getting all the news that is fit to print.
Art Bell as Lazarus? OOH, I can’t wait! I figured he simply needed a decade or two away from the pressures of running a program. I presummed that someone that popular would eventually miss being talked about.Hope it’s true.
Once it was confirmed to me by law enforcement that the media companies were all threatened and just saying what George Soros allows them to say, I have no interest in listening to any of them.
At least with Baghdad Bob there was some entertainment value. Somehow I just can’t find it funny to dance on the coffin of the America I’ve always loved. Feels about as good as a root canal but accomplishes nothing.
Count me out, Rush, Hannity, and everybody else.
The only one who really understands what’s going on with America and isn’t afraid to tell the story is Glenn Beck. But even he won’t tell the whole story, because he knows Obama is ineligible and was put in place by Soros’ communist-Islamist cabal and yet he is the worst at mocking those who also know it. So I don’t trust him either.
The country is dead and we’re all on our own. As long as people keep gingerly stepping over that big elephant in the room, I can’t believe a word they say about anything.
Freudian Mike Wallace, huh? Since 12/2/12. Pretty chatty post. Hmm...
Used to watch it, daily. Cannot stand Beckel and Rove.
Since Sarah ditched FauxNews there's no need to watch, anymore.
The secret of FNC's success is the fact that it actually makes an attempt to be, all together now: 'fair and balanced'. That isn't always possible but they try. However, were Fox News really conservative, as it's leftist critics claim, it would never be as successful as it is now. Just as MSNBC, which is down-the-line liberal gets small ratings, a Fox News network that trumpeted conservative values and only allowed conservative commentators and guests to appear would do better than MSNBC, I'm sure, but not as well as they do now, leading the cable news networks on a regular basis.
The reality is that Fox News is a business, not a subsidized right-wing mouthpiece that we could all agree with all the time. Besides, judging from the tone of some posts on FR, there are always those who find some politician, commentator, etc as 'not conservative enough' or 'wrong' on some issue or other. I'm happy to have Fox News. Not because they are so very conservative - they are not. I'm happy to have a TV news outlet that isn't 100% leftist all the time. Fox News may not toe the conservative ideological line for many but it's still welcome in my home because I understand what it is and do not put unrealistic expectations on it just because liberals rant and rave about how 'right-wing' the network is....only in their echo chamber.
However, complaining is easy and for some, enjoyable so those who find FNC 'too liberal' can certainly ignore them. Somehow, I suspect they'll survive just fine, offering a mild contrast to the left-wing rubbish we get on the rest of the (supposed) 'news' networks.
Please elaborate on what law enforcement personel TOLD YOU about George Soro’s grip on and manipulation of our U.S. media. Many of us here would be most interested in what you were told and under what circumstances. You can use fake names or locations.
*** GrandPiano Dropped Down on my Head.***
Were you looking for Bagel street while wearing a Susquahana hat?
If he stopped saying "you know" every 5th word, he could cut his hour show back to 15 minutes.
I’m sufficiently distressed by what’s happening to our country that I find myself not interested in listening to anything much. I rarely watch Fox, I rarely listen to Rush (used to be faithful), and I really just feel like saying “wake me up in 2016” ( if we’re still around ).
True fact, most people don’t care if you watch or not.
Welcome to FR.
Rush missed his chance to change the course of history years ago. If Paul Revere had Rush’ attitude, he never would have made the ride to rally the citizens... he would have spent all his time in the pubs preaching and complaining.
Haven’t listened to Rush in two years.
You do know that her quitting Fox was her choice, right? It wasn't 'the bosses' it was her choice.
I am still bitter over the election and haven’t watched that much news, period. All the talking heads are still getting their big paychecks at Fox News, so I don’t see the election impacting them much. A stupid electorate will do what it does best, vote stupidly, so a fat lot of good all the conservative talk out there is doing. I don’t even know what Rush has been saying these days.
Stop griping, you barely got a scratch! :)
Only if you promise to stay away until then.......deal?
BTW, what should we call you, knucklehead or Mr. Dumbass?
Like many of you fellow FReeps I’m taking a hiatus from Fox and Talk Radio. Since last corrupution day the level of inner frustration runs too high and listening to Rush, Hannity, Levin and all seems to only increase it further.
For now I’m switching to more fun and interesting topics to explore. Scrooge politics to the high heavens.
ROFL!! Oh, the drama. ;-)
Me too. They seem to be part of the MSM now. I used to like Greta, but even she has become formulaic.
Well, if you can blame Bush then might as well blame Rush.............
There is no difference between Fox News and CNN now....none whatsoever. Only a PhonyCon with fantasy issues think they are different
And most of GOP Media is worthless Obama supporters.....with the way they attacked Obama Eligibility people....even after Joe Arpaio and his posse proved Obama released another bogus birth certificate. Many of the PhonyCon Liberals who covered for Obama on Eligibility will spend hours talking about Michelle O’s behind
Fortunately we still have decent conservative sites on line....but they even get attacked on here
I read your post. Yes I did. Then I clicked your FReep name and confirmed my suspicion:
San Rafael Blue
Since Dec 2, 2012
Ha Ha...Brady Bunch is what I have on right now!
My dog likes Fox & Friends and Special Report.
He barks at Greta. I think it’s her squeaky voice.
Gee, why did Sarah quit fox? The same reason we all did.fox is liberal and nothing more.hannity is a broken joke and sorry to say rush has been a disappointment as well.He needed to call out these rinos and libs(romney and rove etc)and the same shit happened again.Of course they say we all need to stay in the fight(listen to me so my paycheck keeps rolling in)but what else would they say.I say screw’em.
The GOP is down for a few small repairs ...
I love these threads. “Those libruls at Fox! I won’t watch anything. In fact I haven’t seen a movie in 20 years... libruls in hollyweird....now get me my Lawrence Welk tapes to put in my VHS and Get Off My Lawn!!!
I stopped watching too. And the Megyn Kelly thing made me sick.
Our tv’s all came with these neat little buttons that turn the set off and on.
I quit watching most tv years ago, especially the talking heads.
Life is so much more relaxing these days. I get the news from FR. The rest of the time, I first turn the tv on when I go to bed each night. I watch either old movies, Home and Garden TV, or ID TV.
It’s much calmer in my house without some talking head yakking away all day long.
It’s been a few years since we had cable TV and I can honestly say, I have not missed Fox News a bit. I got tired of the same people spouting the same inside-the-beltway nonsense and treating the decline of the country as if it were some kind of game. I’m done listening to the 24 hour play by play. That said, as conservatives, our naturally independent tendencies are a weakness when it comes to organizing a united front against statism. For this reason, we need outside the beltway folks like Rush to rally us.
By the way, feel free to check my join date.
When I got my dish last year, I was quite pleased to see FOX for the first time in years. Since the election, however, I am now quite tired of it, especially seeing that fatso Beckel, and stupid Colmes.
I am still a Rush fan and get him and Savage via Dar.FM, a great service for recording any radio program for later playback. It is also recording Kook to Kook, which I find interesting at times, until they spew ET stuff.
Same here. I can't take Hannity anymore; his repetitiveness drives me nuts. Greta has gotten boring for me, and when she brings on her criminal justice "expert panel" of clowns...ugh.
I get my news here. And any other TV is pure escapism. We look forward to Sundays and "The Walking Dead."
I turn Hannity on when I get in my car to go home in the evening. If the “boot up your ass” guy sings, Hannity starts telling how humble he is, or Karl Rove is mentioned the radio is turned off. I very rarely make it from work to home with him on. My commute is about 10 minutes most days.
He needs to replaced. How Levin doesn’t include him as a “back bencher” is beyond me. A good time slot is wasted with Hannity’s RINO worship.
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