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Question to Freeper Listeners of Talk Radio

Posted on 02/17/2014 10:37:47 AM PST by Yooperman

Do the owners of the Radio Networks control the content, of Talk Radio programs?

Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin and others avoid talking about America’s slide into Communism. Today Rush Limbaugh’s first hour and half was spent on insignificant crap like football bullying and interviews about an Olympian speed skater.

None will discuss the most serious problem in America that is the take over of the Government by communists. The problem has been implemented slowly for the past century.

The history of Communism and the implementation of it need to be talked about on a daily basis to educate the population that was indoctrinated in the Public Schools.


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1 posted on 02/17/2014 10:37:47 AM PST by Yooperman
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To: Yooperman

Entertainment pays the bills.


2 posted on 02/17/2014 10:38:42 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Yooperman

They talk about it all the time. Sometimes, they have to talk about other things or it gets repetitive.


3 posted on 02/17/2014 10:40:33 AM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: Yooperman

You obviously don’t listen to Mark Levin. Please check your facts before you post such a stupid remark.


4 posted on 02/17/2014 10:40:58 AM PST by katwoman5779
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To: Yooperman

Rush openly admitted not being allowed to use the condom update on his NYC only show on WABC. Also, one of the NY talkers (Rush or Bob Grant) was asked by management to not use the word faggot. You can bet Rush was pressures after the Fluke thing.


5 posted on 02/17/2014 10:42:09 AM PST by Dr. Sivana ("We are not sluts."--Sandra Fluke)
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To: Yooperman

Ratings in radio are taken on a quarter-hour basis.
There is a lot of incentive to throw something fresh up there every 15 minutes to keep the audience from tuning away.

They make their money based on ad sales, which are based on the ratings.


6 posted on 02/17/2014 10:42:36 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Yooperman

The need to attract an audience is job one.


7 posted on 02/17/2014 10:43:31 AM PST by DManA
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To: Yooperman

Rush talks for 15 hours a week.

I don’t particularly like hearing about football, but in all honesty, he only spends about 10-15% of his time on non-political topics


8 posted on 02/17/2014 10:47:31 AM PST by digger48
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To: Yooperman

It wasn’t the first half hour of Rush’s show today. It was the first hour and a half. He may still be talking about the “low information” stuff for all I know. I turned it off. You are mistaken about Levin, however. It’s all meat from the “get go.” I know this because I listen every day. Someone seems to have convinced Rush that this “low information” approach is the way to go. I don’t care about crying skiers or bullying football players. Although I like Hannity, the person, I have had my fill of Rinos (read Rove) so I don’t go there anymore.


9 posted on 02/17/2014 10:48:15 AM PST by ncphinsfan
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To: digger48

Rush talks about ten hours a week. If that. The rest are ads and “news” breaks.


10 posted on 02/17/2014 10:54:20 AM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: ncphinsfan
It wasn’t the first half hour of Rush’s show today. It was the first hour and a half. He may still be talking about the “low information” stuff for all I know. I turned it off.

I did too. I went back and he ranted about the GOPe for a bit. Now he's just had some kid on to help advertise his books.

What WAS the point of the skier/football crap? I really have no clue what his point was.

11 posted on 02/17/2014 10:56:24 AM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: Yooperman
Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin and others avoid talking about America’s slide into Communism.

What I don't understand is why they avoid calling the socialists/communist as such. The talk show hosts keep calling them democrats.-tom

12 posted on 02/17/2014 10:56:48 AM PST by Capt. Tom
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To: Yooperman

I’m sure they talk about it, and no, it’s not a conspiracy. Smart entertainers like Limbaugh don’t want to flare out into the atmosphere like Beck, who isn’t quite as smart.

His daily dose of blackboard eventually turned off too many people.


13 posted on 02/17/2014 10:57:09 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: raybbr

ok...still the same percentage


14 posted on 02/17/2014 10:57:42 AM PST by digger48
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To: Yooperman

Mark Levin is on Americas Slide Into Communism like white on rice

Being a fairly well rounded individual he also discusses other less weighty matters.

Hes in fact done a great deal to illustrate a method of STOPPING said slide

http://www.redstate.com/2013/08/13/mark-levins-liberty-amendments/


15 posted on 02/17/2014 11:01:22 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: Yooperman

I only listen to Savage, never to the three waterboys: Golfbag, Groucho and wallbanger.


16 posted on 02/17/2014 11:02:44 AM PST by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Yooperman

Corporations are controlled by their board of directors.

Under them are the top executives, who serve at the pleasure of the board.

Utimately the board sets corporate policy regarding show content, i.e., the overall strategy of the media company. The top execs are simply executing a strategy that is acceptable to the board of directors.

If they like Hannity’s show, they buy it, if not, they won’t. Etc.

Ergo, the media “personalities” are like a business; they develop content, in essence, a brand, like these shows, and try to sell it. Obviously, they need to take into account what the media companies want to buy.

We see some media companies airing content from the “left”, others from the “right”.

But guess what - all the key corporate executives and all the media companies themselves, whether “left” or “right”, are members of the Council on Foreign Relations, an organization founded by the financial elites, which purports to be concerned with promoting good international relations. Given this purpose, the only logical reason for media executives to belong to it is to receive their cues from CFR on how to shape their “news”.

Most of the top execs and company directors were educated in the same top few universities, or in universities that take their cues from those top universities. The university system we have today was endowed by and developed by the elite financial families.

All the media companies have to be concerned with their own corporate credit rating and their own status in the capital markets. When they need financing, they must go to the capital markets, which have been under control of the elite banking families since their inception.

Given the amount of control the financial elites have over the management ofmedia companies, they are pretty much geared towards simply delivering the messaging that financial elites want them to deliver.

Consequently, we can only conclude one thing. The elite families of finance want a “left” and a “right” political perspective for the sheeple to choose which “team” they support.

Never, ever, does either “left” or “right” media talk about the elite financial families and their subtle yet firm control of both Wall Street and politics.


17 posted on 02/17/2014 11:02:58 AM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Capt. Tom

Levin calls it “Statism”, which he thinks is a more accurate term for what they’re really up to. I agree with him.


18 posted on 02/17/2014 11:02:59 AM PST by wolfpat (Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. -- Cicero)
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To: katwoman5779

I listen to Levin almost everyday. When has he used the words communist or communism? He uses the words like Statist, Utopian and Socialist, never communist.


19 posted on 02/17/2014 11:05:16 AM PST by Yooperman (Yooperman)
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To: wolfpat
Levin calls it “Statism”, which he thinks is a more accurate term for what they’re really up to. I agree with him. Statism is putting economic control in the hands of the Govt.
We have liberals, communists and socialists in our country that have taken over he democrat party.
They want to go well beyond economic control. They want the Govt. to control peoples lives.
. They should not be called democrats. - tom
20 posted on 02/17/2014 11:10:13 AM PST by Capt. Tom
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To: Yooperman

You obviously don’t listen to talk radio.


21 posted on 02/17/2014 11:18:52 AM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Yooperman
He uses the words like Statist, Utopian and Socialist, never communist.

He is painting our enemies with a broad brush. There are a host of destructive philosophies loose in the body politic that may not comport with a strict definition of "Communist".


22 posted on 02/17/2014 11:20:16 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Yooperman

The answer is that anti-communism was relentlessly and systematically stigmatized in American culture, public education and media since the end of the McCarthy era by witting and unwitting Soviet agents of influence.

Think about it. To talk about the threats of Communism is to instantly appear unhinged to the average American.

This subject needs to be addressed before discussions of Communism itself can be effective.


23 posted on 02/17/2014 11:24:02 AM PST by BALTICNET
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To: raybbr

Rush talks about ten hours a week. If that.

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Not too mention the stuff he repeats and repeats and his talk about how great he is.


24 posted on 02/17/2014 12:29:51 PM PST by Bigg Red (O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Ps 8)
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To: digger48

When he expanded from two to three hours years ago, I was sure it was so he could continue to talk about himself for an hour yet still have a two hour show. Unfortunately the self-topic is mixed throughout and can’t be avoided if you want to hear something good.


25 posted on 02/17/2014 12:31:57 PM PST by gnickgnack2 (QUESTION obama's AUTHORITY)
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26 posted on 02/17/2014 12:33:00 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: katwoman5779

Yeah, he shoots himself in the foot by including Levin in this. Every day, and I listen to Levin every day...he beats the drums about how this country has been degraded and ruined by the leftist gangster regime of obama. No one trumpets this louder, and with a more cogent, focused program to counteract the decay that’s in process.


27 posted on 02/17/2014 2:31:08 PM PST by pallmallman (Q)
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