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Speaking of talk radio
| Camille Paglia
Posted on 02/11/2009 5:36:46 AM PST by edcoil
Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow, who has been in the aggressive forefront of the campaign to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine, is married to Tom Athans, who works extensively with left-wing radio organizations and was once the executive vice-president of Air America, the liberal radio syndicate that, despite massive publicity from major media, has failed miserably to win a national audience. Stabenow's outrageous conflict of interest has of course been largely ignored by the prestige press, which should have been demanding that she recuse herself from all political involvement with this issue.
(Excerpt) Read more at salon.com ...
TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: airamerica; athans; fairnessdoctrine; paglia; stabenow; tomathans
Camille Paglia, while we stand on opposite sides of the fence is worth reading.
posted on 02/11/2009 5:36:46 AM PST
Imagine this is published in Salon-dot-com!
posted on 02/11/2009 5:39:59 AM PST
We need to contribute to Mr. Debbie Stabenow’s hooker fund.
posted on 02/11/2009 5:45:41 AM PST
(Save America - Ban Ethanol Now!)
"Money by the barrelful, by the truckload. Mountains of money, heaped like gassy pyramids in the national dump. Scrounging packs of politicos, snapping, snarling and sending green bills flying sky-high as they root through the tangled mass with ragged claws"
Gov't as a pack of yapping dogs. Kinda puts dogs in a bad light.
posted on 02/11/2009 5:45:42 AM PST
(No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
Old news for those of us who listen to SAVAGE, he talked about this last week.
posted on 02/11/2009 5:47:48 AM PST
(Say what you feel, those who matter don't mind, those who mind don't matter.)
Too many Democrats have become arrogant elitists, speaking down in snide, condescending tones toward tradition-minded middle Americans whom they stereotype as rubes and buffoons. But the bottom line is that government surveillance of the ideological content of talk radio is a shocking first step toward totalitarianism.
If Camille Paglia can recognize and articulate this, there is hope.
posted on 02/11/2009 5:55:11 AM PST
I was very impressed by Obama's relaxed, natural authority with military officers on Inauguration Day
Gag me with a spoon.
posted on 02/11/2009 5:55:26 AM PST
Stabenow can be intimidated into reversing course. We’ve gotten good votes out of her before through sheer weight of calls emails, and faxes.
posted on 02/11/2009 5:59:32 AM PST
(The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
Too many Democrats have become arrogant elitists, speaking down in snide, condescending tones toward tradition-minded middle Americans whom they stereotype as rubes and buffoons. But the bottom line is that government surveillance of the ideological content of talk radio is a shocking first step toward totalitarianism. It's far from the first step, Camille. Possibly the first step was the take over of the public schools by German trained psychologists in the middle of the 20th Century and the schools' resultant descent into totalitarian brainwashing camps. But your point is well taken, Camille.
posted on 02/11/2009 6:15:14 AM PST
(Obamalama lied, the republic died.)
Here we see Debbie with one of her campaign signs...one that she certainly lived up to:
"Now....where's that buffet line?"
posted on 02/11/2009 7:07:43 AM PST
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(Never underestimate the power of very stupid people in large groups.)
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posted on 02/11/2009 7:07:07 PM PST
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Stabusall needs to be lambasted for her freakishly blatant hypocricy by every right-leaning pundit drawing breath. Excoriated--is that the word I want?
posted on 02/12/2009 7:20:28 AM PST
(I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
excoriate: verb (used with object), 1. to denounce or berate severely; flay verbally: “She was excoriated for her mistakes.”
Works for me. What’s the word for Extreme conflict of interest? We need that for her husband’s involvement with the totally unsuccessful Leftwing Radio activities.
posted on 02/12/2009 8:07:05 AM PST
(Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
To: grellis; edcoil
Senator Stab-a-cow was on WJR this morning. She was saying something like, oh I was mis-quoted, I never meant anyone should be silenced.
I was talking about local ownership of radio stations.
posted on 02/12/2009 1:03:56 PM PST
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