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Secret JournoList Cabal Debate Government Shut Down Of Fox News And Other “F**king Nascar retards”
Flopping Aces ^ | 07-21-10 | Curt

Posted on 07/21/2010 9:11:33 PM PDT by Starman417

Ever heard of the book "What Liberal Media?: The Truth about Bias and the News?" If you haven't then take a gander at its description on Amazon:

The incredulity begins with the title What Liberal Media?, journalist Eric Alterman's refutation of widely flung charges of left-wing bias, and never lets up. The book is unlikely to make many friends among conservative media talking heads. Alterman picks apart charges made by Ann Coulter, Rush Limbaugh, George Will, Sean Hannity, and others (even the subtitle refers to a popular book by former CBS producer Bernard Goldberg that argues a lefty slant in news coverage). But the perspectives of less-incendiary figures, including David Broder and Howard Kurtz, are also dissected in Alterman's quest to prove that not only do the media lack a liberal slant but that quite the opposite is true.

Yeah, he proved it alright. He proved what a liar he is by participating in that secret liberal media cabal called JournoList, and once Obama won the election this is his response on that list:

“Fucking Nascar retards…”

Others from that list that same night:

LAURA ROZEN, MOTHER JONES (NOW POLITICO): Can you imagine if these bozos had won?

LAURA ROZEN: People we no longer have to listen to: would it be unwise to start a thread of people we are grateful we no longer have to listen to? If not, I’ll start off: Michael Rubin.

MICHAEL COHEN, NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION: Mark Penn and Bob Shrum. Anyone who uses the expression “Real America.” We should send there ass to Gitmo!

[snip]

That's not it by a long shot. Check these "unbiased" journalists out proposing fascism because they are widdle bit scared of Fox News:

The very existence of Fox News, meanwhile, sends Journolisters into paroxysms of rage. When Howell Raines charged that the network had a conservative bias, the members of Journolist discussed whether the federal government should shut the channel down.

“I am genuinely scared” of Fox, wrote Guardian columnist Daniel Davies, because it “shows you that a genuinely shameless and unethical media organisation *cannot* be controlled by any form of peer pressure or self-regulation, and nor can it be successfully cold-shouldered or ostracised. In order to have even a semblance of control, you need a tough legal framework.” Davies, a Brit, frequently argued the United States needed stricter libel laws.

Read more at floppingaces.net...


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KEYWORDS: bias; journolist; liberal; msm

1 posted on 07/21/2010 9:11:38 PM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

See my tag...


2 posted on 07/21/2010 9:13:36 PM PDT by piytar (Another day in obama's "America." Another day in the march to fascism...)
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To: piytar

Those Busch brothers aren’t going to take well to this. (Kurt is my boy!!!!!!)


3 posted on 07/21/2010 9:17:37 PM PDT by ScoopAmma (We are led by the Resident -in Chief; aka part-time member of Webelo Troop 44)
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To: Starman417

I’m surprised Fox News gets such political credibility. I quit tuning in when Gary Condit became the most important person on the planet. Last time I saw it as when visiting relatives and Fox news oscillated between a story about a pop singer’s shaved head and a story about a rich dead woman in bermuda(?) and the paternity of her daughter. Wasn’t worth tolerating the insipid commercials for.


4 posted on 07/21/2010 9:23:27 PM PDT by posterchild (Endowed by my Creator with certain unalienable rights.)
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To: Starman417
The MSM news outlets sole purpose of existence is to act as a psychological pacifier for the Left.

The MSM will never under any circumstances honestly report news of what is occurring in the world because that would seriously disturb their Leftist applecart.

They will massage and spin and bend and twist and lie and do whatever it takes no matter how ridiculous the result is.

And they must be all powerful and all controlling or there is the risk that some truth of a matter could ruin life by leaving a black mark on the now damaged psyche.

5 posted on 07/21/2010 9:27:04 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (posted a total of 1,459 threads and 8,556 replies.)
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To: Starman417

I have come to believe the country would be better off splitting into two nations. States like California could do a red county/blue county split. Let the “blue” part slide further into its inevitable economic and cultural demise.


6 posted on 07/21/2010 9:27:51 PM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: posterchild
I’m surprised Fox News gets such political credibility.

So I take it you have ceased to watch any TV news at all?

Fox's celebrity fascination is standard fare for any TV news these days, but Fox is watchable mainly for their conservative pundits....typically absent anywhere else.

Also Fox does stories no one else touches (at all, in the USA at least) like the global warming data-fraud case from the UK, and the Black Panther trial abandonment. Every other network completely ignored those stories (at first, anyway).

7 posted on 07/21/2010 9:33:01 PM PDT by AnalogReigns
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To: ScoopAmma
"(Kurt is my boy!!!!!!)"

Mine also....see screenname.

8 posted on 07/21/2010 9:35:03 PM PDT by buschbaby (Beware! I'm one of those scary stay-at-home mom Tea Partiers. I'm threatening to clean up your mess)
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To: Starman417

The quotes are both telling and chilling. If you want to know what the MSM really thinks, get them when they think no one is watching.

A friend of mine is thinking of attending the 8/28 rally in DC. I suggested that he wear a hidden camera and mike and try to record the “journalists” who will be covering it WHEN THEIR CAMERAS ARE OFF. I doubt he’ll go through with that suggestion, but I think it would be very revealing.


9 posted on 07/21/2010 9:39:39 PM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
and omit.
10 posted on 07/21/2010 9:39:55 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (posted a total of 1,459 threads and 8,556 replies.)
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To: AnalogReigns
So I take it you have ceased to watch any TV news at all?

I'll see maybe 8 hours per month of CNBC and parts of the weather channel that my wife has on in the mornings. If it is important I am certain I'll read about it on FR where I don't have a constant stream of insipid commercials screaming at me that 'interest rates have changed!' or stories limited to quick sound bites or stupid memes (i.e. repeatedly referring to Elian Gonzalez as the 'pug nosed kid.')

At times it seemed like they were trying to be a tabloid but couldn't muster the depth, or be porn but had neither the nudity nor the educational value.
11 posted on 07/21/2010 9:46:34 PM PDT by posterchild (Endowed by my Creator with certain unalienable rights.)
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To: Starman417

Eric Alterman is an old communist, wrote for the pro-Maoist weekly the “Guardian.” He’s also a wacko, which is probably why he was hired as a professor somewhere, probably NY.


12 posted on 07/21/2010 9:57:23 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Starman417

I’m sure if you had details of various emails among conservative writers on election night 2000 or election night 2004 you’d see similar comments. To the victor goes the spoils, as they say.

Lets just hope election night 2010 and election night 2012 are a bit different.


13 posted on 07/21/2010 9:59:02 PM PDT by jeltz25
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To: Starman417
Must Destroy Fox
14 posted on 07/21/2010 10:01:03 PM PDT by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: Starman417

I suggest taping this butthole to a racecar with duct tape in the next 500 miler...


15 posted on 07/21/2010 10:08:53 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: AnalogReigns

You are right-I avoid the celebrity crap and appreciate the real reporting they do. Fox could be better, but it’s all we have for now. Talk radio is best IMO.


16 posted on 07/21/2010 10:12:00 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Starman417

We are redneck, hear us roar...


17 posted on 07/21/2010 10:14:59 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: posterchild

Well, aren’t you sophistaced? I am surprised you read FR since many threads about those very undesirable subjects have been posted on here. Maybe you are just trying to impress yourself. I bet you hold your snifter the wrong way.


18 posted on 07/21/2010 10:15:47 PM PDT by 999replies (Thune/Rubio 2012)
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To: 999replies

>> I bet you hold your snifter the wrong way.

There’s no right way to hold a snifter. Anything worth drinking is served neat.


19 posted on 07/21/2010 10:18:00 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Starman417
Alterman: Briefs or thong?

So which of the State Run Media outlets are carrying the Journ0list story? Shine a light on a nest of Marxists and watch them scurry away.

20 posted on 07/21/2010 11:12:37 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Unemployment has DOUBLED since the Democrats took control of congress)
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To: Starman417

Yet another far-left Liberal tome worth a miss.


21 posted on 07/21/2010 11:35:10 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: jeltz25

YOU WOULD BE WRONG IF YOU THOUGHT ANY OF US HAD EVIL HATEFUL THOUGHTS ON ELECTION EVE 2000 AND 2004.

SPEAK FOR YOURSELF


22 posted on 07/22/2010 12:13:13 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: jeltz25

Wrong. If you believe that, you don’t belong here.


23 posted on 07/22/2010 12:15:20 AM PDT by Fundamentally Fair (Bush: Mission Accomplished. Obama: Commission Accomplished.)
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To: Starman417

The old “mainstream”
just ain’t who they used to be
Ain’t who they used to be
Ain’t who they used to be

The old “mainstream”
Just ain’t who they used to be
The People don’t believe them anymore!

>BoD

Pssssssst! Hey you lying fascist pervert MSMers! Don’t look now, but you aren’t even the “mainstream” any more!


24 posted on 07/22/2010 12:48:13 AM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: attiladhun2

Here’s your answer attiladhun

DIVORCE AGREEMENT

THIS IS SO INCREDIBLY WELL PUT AND I CAN HARDLY BELIEVE IT’S BY A YOUNG PERSON, A STUDENT!!! WHATEVER HE RUNS FOR, I’LL VOTE FOR HIM.

Dear American liberals, leftists, social progressives, socialists, Marxists and Obama supporters, et al:

We have stuck together since the late 1950’s for the sake of the kids, but the whole of this latest election process has made me realize that I want a divorce. I know we tolerated each other for many years for the sake of future generations, but sadly, this relationship has clearly run its course.

Our two ideological sides of America cannot and will not ever agree on what is right for us all, so let’s just end it on friendly terms. We can smile and chalk it up to irreconcilable differences and go our own way.

Here is a model separation agreement:
Our two groups can equitably divide up the country by landmass each taking a similar portion. That will be the difficult part, but I am sure our two sides can come to a friendly agreement. After that, it should be relatively easy! Our respective representatives can effortlessly divide other assets since both sides have such distinct and disparate tastes.

We don’t like redistributive taxes so you can keep them. You are welcome to the liberal judges and the ACLU. Since you hate guns and war, we’ll take our firearms, the cops, the NRA and the military. We’ll take the nasty, smelly oil industry and you can go with wind, solar and biodiesel. You can keep Oprah, Michael Moore and Rosie O’Donnell. You are, however, responsible for finding a bio-diesel vehicle big enough to move all three of them.

We’ll keep capitalism, greedy corporations, pharmaceutical companies, Wal-Mart and Wall Street. You can have your beloved lifelong welfare dwellers, food stamps, homeless, homeboys, hippies, druggies and illegal aliens. We’ll keep the hot Alaskan hockey moms, greedy CEO’s and rednecks. We’ll keep the Bibles and give you NBC and Hollywood .

You can make nice with Iran and Palestine and we’ll retain the right to invade and hammer places that threaten us. You can have the peaceniks and war protesters. When our allies or our way of life are under assault, we’ll help provide them security.

We’ll keep our Judeo-Christian values. You are welcome to Islam, Scientology, Humanism, political correctness and Shirley McClain. You can also have the U.N. but we will no longer be paying the bill.

We’ll keep the SUV’s, pickup trucks and oversized luxury cars. You can take every Subaru station wagon you can find.

You can give everyone healthcare if you can find any practicing doctors. We’ll continue to believe healthcare is a luxury and not a right. We’ll keep “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” and “The National Anthem.” I’m sure you’ll be happy to substitute “Imagine”, “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing”, “Kum Ba Ya” or “We Are the World”.

We’ll practice trickle down economics and you can continue to give trickle up poverty your best shot.

Since it often so offends you, we’ll keep our history, our name and our flag.

Would you agree to this? If so, please pass it along to other like-minded liberal and conservative patriots and if you do not agree, just hit delete. In the spirit of friendly parting, I’ll bet you answer which one of us will need whose help in 15 years.

Sincerely,
John J. Wall
Law Student and an American

P. S. Also, please take Ted Turner, Sean Penn, Martin Sheen, Barbara Streisand, & Jane Fonda with you.

P. S. S. And you won’t have to press 1 for English when you call our country.


25 posted on 07/22/2010 1:41:19 AM PDT by BubbaJunebug (s)
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To: Starman417

saving


26 posted on 07/22/2010 2:35:29 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: posterchild

So, I guess you have gone back to the REAL news at CBS, ABC, NBC and the rest of the absolutely, positively, and most reliable news ADJUSTERS on the TV.

You can save electricity by simply poking your head down in a hole in the sand and not waste it by not turning on your TV. You will feel comfortable all of the time that way and not be annoyed by things that may make you feel uneasy...like the truth.


27 posted on 07/22/2010 4:18:12 AM PDT by DH (The government writes no bill that does not line the pockets of special interests.)
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To: DH
So, I guess you have gone back to the REAL news at CBS, ABC, NBC and the rest of the absolutely, positively, and most reliable news ADJUSTERS on the TV.

I keep scanning all 12 channels trying to find Walter Cronkite but that plastic dial is getting harder and harder to turn.

You can save electricity by simply poking your head down in a hole in the sand and not waste it by not turning on your TV. You will feel comfortable all of the time that way and not be annoyed by things that may make you feel uneasy...like the truth.

TV is good for a few things, but news is seldom one of them. You must have great patience to serially sit through mortgage commercials, celebrity rehab stories and indiana parking lot spankings just to get an occasional nugget of truth that was posted here a few days earlier.

There are times I'll be interested in a tabloid story. On TV I get a dull presentation of half of the facts. On FR I can read brilliant and humorous commentary.
28 posted on 07/22/2010 6:34:53 AM PDT by posterchild (Endowed by my Creator with certain unalienable rights.)
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To: AnalogReigns
Any questions?

29 posted on 07/22/2010 9:15:01 AM PDT by y6162
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To: Fundamentally Fair

Well, FR isn’t really equal to the journolist. Nonetheless I’m sure if you go back and look at some of the 2004 live thread you’d see some gloating or celebrating along the lines mentioned in 2008.

Maybe even some negative comments directed towards Kerry, Edwards, Rather, Matthews, etc... How many references have there been to Chris Matthews’ “tingle up my leg” comment about Obama? If McCain had won you might have seen some “How’s your tingle now, Chris?” comments. Even on FR you’ll see posts showing pictures of Catherine Zeta-Jones in any threads about a Maureen Dowd column(all in good fun in my view, but we all know the reason behind it). Are you saying there were never any comments aimed at say Michael Moore or Keith Olbermann along the lines of some of the things said about Limbaugh? Conservatives love to bash liberal media types(is it a shock that liberals like to bash conservative media types?). Both sides engage in it.

I’m sure if you had access to various emails or phone messages between conservative media types from 2000 and 2004 you’d see some gloating and perhaps even some negative comments towards the dems or liberals. Remember the “get out of Cheney’s House” protest, the Sore/Loserman slogan, etc... Were you around in the 90s? Did you see some of the things those on the right said about the Clintons? Wasn’t exactly Marquess of Quensberry rules.

Lets see what happens on Nov 2. If the GOP wins big as expected, you’ll probably see some comments on various blogs and sites celebrating the demise of Pelosi and Reid, toasting the defeat of Boxer, laughing at how the dems lost both Obama’s seat in IL and Biden’s in DE, on top of Kennedy’s in MA earlier in the year. Probably some comments directed towards some of the liberal media.

All I was saying was that I didn’t see anything particularly exceptional or surprising. Maybe some of the wishes for bodily harm or death were. The post about watching Limbaugh writhe around was a bit excessive. But for the most part, they were par for the course. Childish, perhaps.

Most of them were posts celebrating Obama’s win. If I was liberal I’d have been celebrating his win, too. After 8 yrs of W, Cheney, Iraq, Rove, etc... I think we sometimes didn’t appreciate just how much liberals/dems loathed conservatives/Republicans. I mean just think how we’ve felt under only a year and a half of Obama. That’s how they felt for 8 yrs.

I’d imagine if on Nov 6, 2012 at around 10PM FOX News becomes the 1st network to call the election for Sarah Palin or Mitt Romney or Mitch Daniels or anyone not named Barack Obama you’ll see enough celebrating and gloating to make these journolist comments look like amateur hour, and probably some barbs aimed at various liberals as well.

That’s what happens in politics. When your side wins you celebrate and enjoy rubbing it in the face of the other side. What’s interesting about this is that these are a bunch of msm types who usually manage to hide their real opinions but now they’ve been released to the public. Is anyone surprised someone like Joe Klein or Jeff Toobin is a liberal Obama supporter? That writers at the Nation were toasting his win? That they may not like conservatives?


30 posted on 07/22/2010 11:08:55 AM PDT by jeltz25
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To: jeltz25
Well, FR isn’t really equal to the journolist.

That's all you needed to say.

...I’d imagine if on Nov 6, 2012 at around 10PM FOX News becomes the 1st network to call the election for Sarah Palin or Mitt Romney or Mitch Daniels or anyone not named Barack Obama you’ll see enough celebrating and gloating to make these journolist comments look like amateur hour...

Then you put your foot back in your mouth.

31 posted on 07/22/2010 12:05:37 PM PDT by Fundamentally Fair (Bush: Mission Accomplished. Obama: Commission Accomplished.)
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To: BubbaJunebug

Can’t argue with anything there.


32 posted on 07/26/2010 10:15:54 AM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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