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V A N I T Y - Subversive activities on FR?
None | 08-01-04 | Trident/Delta

Posted on 08/01/2004 6:31:53 PM PDT by Trident/Delta

Fair Warning, This is a VANITY rant.

I have been watching (lurking), for quite a while. I have come to the conclusion that, since FR has almost assumed "icon" status as an alternative news outlet, there seems to have been an "organized" effort at using FR as a vehicle for subverting thought.

Most recently, there have been some interesting banter, usually between the same individuals, about how much better CNN has become and how FNC has degraded, and how "so and so" isn't watching FNC anymore because of.....(insert some bogus issue here).....

After you break the code, it is almost hysterical to watch.

The usual targets seem to be Fox News Channel, ANY gun post, and FR in general.

I would just caution and advise all of us old-timer, hard-corps Freepers, be aware that you may be the subject of manipulation on the part of the notorious "seminar callers" of Rush Limbaugh fame.

As a note of warning to the "opinion shapers" that think they are being clever on FR. I have been documenting chapter and verse and send it to the Mods regularly.

I now return you to your regularly scheduled threads........

Semper Fidelis


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: awwwwwwsheeshnotthis; foxnews; groupthinkgonebad; subversion; thoughtpolice
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1 posted on 08/01/2004 6:31:54 PM PDT by Trident/Delta
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To: Trident/Delta

Nobodies opinions mold my thought without a great argument and facts aplenty.

Lemming I am not.


2 posted on 08/01/2004 6:33:55 PM PDT by smith288 (Kerry salutes like a girlyman.)
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To: Trident/Delta
I have been documenting chapter and verse and send it to the Mods regularly.

Yeoman's work no doubt...;-)

3 posted on 08/01/2004 6:34:26 PM PDT by TomServo ("I'm so upset that I'll binge on a Saltine.")
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To: Trident/Delta

The strong survive.

Carryon.


4 posted on 08/01/2004 6:34:45 PM PDT by KC Burke (Men of intemperate minds can never be free....)
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To: Trident/Delta

What are they saying about guns?


5 posted on 08/01/2004 6:35:16 PM PDT by Bogey78O (Kerry lied and if elected people will die.)
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To: TomServo

Guess he missed the moderator's request to cool it with the vanities!!!!


6 posted on 08/01/2004 6:35:19 PM PDT by OldFriend (IF IT'S KERRY.....HELL IS ON THE WAY)
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To: Trident/Delta

We interrupt this Fox News Alert to bring you this Fox news Alert:

John Kerry ordered a double with cheese at Wendy's the other day.


7 posted on 08/01/2004 6:35:41 PM PDT by Lunatic Fringe (Where’s my fuŠking balloons?!)
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Names Please.


8 posted on 08/01/2004 6:36:21 PM PDT by Rebelbase (H.W.O.V. (How Would Osama Vote?))
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To: Trident/Delta

Yeah, we all notice it. We're not that easily manipulated, but perhaps some of the lurkers are. Perhaps we should speak up more.


9 posted on 08/01/2004 6:36:57 PM PDT by McGavin999 (If Kerry can't deal with the "Republican Attack Machine" how is he going to deal with Al Qaeda)
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To: Trident/Delta

I've noticed the same thing. I've dropped a dime on a few posters too.


10 posted on 08/01/2004 6:37:32 PM PDT by DugwayDuke
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To: Trident/Delta

I agree.
Glad someone with seniority pointed it out.


11 posted on 08/01/2004 6:38:34 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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OK, I'll bite. I like Fox News, especially Special Report, but they have absolutely got to get out of the habit of 23-hour-a-day reporting on missing wives/suspected husbands and celebrity trials.

I hope this inflammatory statement doesn't earn me a spot in your Special Report to the Moderators.

12 posted on 08/01/2004 6:38:45 PM PDT by TontoKowalski
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To: Trident/Delta
This is a credible theory.


$710.96... The price of freedom

13 posted on 08/01/2004 6:38:52 PM PDT by rdb3 (REPUBLICAN as of July 23, 2004. I have my blueprint now!)
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Why all the cloak-and-dagger undercover carrying on?

Why not name some names right here on the forum so we can be on our guard.?

14 posted on 08/01/2004 6:39:30 PM PDT by quidnunc (Omnis Gaul delenda est)
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To: Trident/Delta

Pssst! MSNBC rules! Fox News sacrifices republican babies to appease Murdock's bloodlust and donates to MoveOn.org.


15 posted on 08/01/2004 6:39:42 PM PDT by toupsie
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I have been documenting chapter and verse and send it to the Mods

Not me...I laugh at the MODS...

No, no I didn't say that...my cat jumped on my keyboard.

16 posted on 08/01/2004 6:39:43 PM PDT by Drango (Right on target.)
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To: McGavin999

When some do, they get tagged as brutal Troll Hunters.

Sticks and stones, whatever..... ; )


17 posted on 08/01/2004 6:40:46 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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FoxNews is the best of them all, but they spend way too much time on silly scandals (Scott Peterson, Kobe, Michael Jackson, etc., etc., etc.). Brit Hume is the greatest and John Gibson is right up there. But Greta's hour is mostly always a waste of time, and the Saturday morning routine is lame.

Is that subversive ("a vehicle for subverting thought")?

18 posted on 08/01/2004 6:41:00 PM PDT by beyond the sea (Free Martha Mitchell......... and Jail Teraaaaaayza)
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To: Trident/Delta

I'm not really sure what you are talking about.

But then again, as an 'international Freeper', I don't have access to all the news media you cite.

As a print journalist, I'm really more interested in what's in the papers any way. :-)


19 posted on 08/01/2004 6:41:48 PM PDT by Happygal (Kerry has a chin that could chop cabbage in a glass!)
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To: beyond the sea

A vehicle for subverting is a Volkswagon Beetle.


20 posted on 08/01/2004 6:42:16 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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