Skip to comments.Good Conservative Source for News to replace Drudge? (Vanity)
Posted on 01/30/2012 5:58:10 AM PST by crosshairs
I would like ideas for a good central source for news now that Drudge has his lips firmly attached to Romney's ass. I want to take Drudge off of my Favorites list.
One of our fellow freepers recommended this site earlier. I have checked it out and it looks good but the formatting leaves much to be desired.
How hard would it be for FR to create a page like Drudge’s? It’s basically a bunch of links and a few photos, assorted by category (we’d need a rogue’s gallery for the MSM) and updated daily. In fact FR is always quicker to report news than Drudge; a little “bulletin” section like Drudge’s siren would never lack attention.
FR could have what Drudge has infact we do , all what it needs IMHO is to just change the site a little and take Drudge and the establishment including FOX out of the equation .
Far too many still are getting their news from the MSM or places like Drudge and they then think they are being told the truth.
Lets face it half of this country sit there turn the TV on and turn FOX on and then think they are being told the truth and then repeat what FOX states or the RNC talking heads say without doing their own research
List of conservative websites and blogs here:
Better than Drudge was before he started kizzin' Romney's azz.
Lots of us read NTY (when it was free) WaPo, LA Times, Chosun Ilbo, J Times, Hindustan Times (unfortunately a little Bollywood heavy), etc.
I don't agree with a lot of their slants, but if the story is worthwhile, you can always dig up other sources.
Listening to a wide variety of viewpoints and then drawing a conclusion based on facts and values is a key part of being a Conservative.
After the garbage Drudge has been posting, I would think the Enquirer would do a much better job. I have recently even found myself watching liberal channels I have not watched since the 90’s just to get some inside information Fox is not willing to give.
You mean like this one?
Somebody else asked the same question last week. The answer is still the same. You’re on it!
FOX and friends was the last show I turned on and that was when I was getting ready and sit down before the day starts.
After this morning I turned them off and went to CNN, first time in over 10 years.
I’ve had it with FOX, not once have they pointed out who the real Romney is, not once , instead all attacks just like Drudge.
It may be because of the weekend, but Drudge’s numbers dropped from 30 million as of the 28th, to...21.7 million as of the 30th. (...and you know, some of those numbers were Freepers checking his numbers.)
Well you may try reading this thread that’s doing the same as you are.
Good Conservative Source for News to replace Drudge? (Vanity)
FReeRepublic.com Don’t start your day without it.
“It may be because of the weekend,but Drudges numbers dropped from 30 million as of the 28th, to...21.7 million as of the 30th.”
Do you think he noticed? Or cares?
If his ad money dries up, he’ll notice.
4 ads on his site now:
—2 for Allstate
—1 for monster.com
—1 saying “Sarah Votes For Newt”—links to a Newsmax piece, “Sarah Palin: Newt ‘Crucified’ by Romney Allies, GOP Establishment”
The best thing that I have done in many years was to get rid of the TV and use FR for 95% of my news. There is life after TV.
Drudge be a poofta.
I have visited Hot Air many times per day for years and they are DECIDEDLY pro-Mitt! You would be hard pressed to find very many negative posts about Mitt but TONS of negative posts about Newt. And their open enrollment a month ago seemed like it gained nothing but Mitt supporters. I can’t stomach reading any of the comments.
Thanks, what I have been searching for.
FReeRepublic.com Dont start your day without it.
And is addictive as Cocaine is to a drug addict. LOL !!!
Never start a day without it.
Face it guys, the most important aspect of freerepublic’s web site is the fact that there are no pictures for the most part. This enables freepers the ability to keep the site up during the day, and arouses little suspicion from people who walk by the office. I have been reading freerepublic now for 15 years, and probably hit it 15 to 20 times a day. I love the just text attributes, and would be saddened to see it replaced by your typical news site like all the rest. Please be careful what you wish for!
Orusmax covers essentially Northwest news, but it is a very good site.
Alas, it has no "siren," but you learn to recognize when something's urgent or important all by yourself.
I no longer even think about Drudge--no bookmark to his site. I'm not mad. I just don't care. The world of information has changed and he has not.
The problem is, I think, that every time someone lands on one of these sites it enhances that site, whether it be for actual $$$ or just their position ranking in search engine optimization algorithms.
WND sucks. They regurgitate old news and if you subscribe, they’ll never take you off their mailing list and your mailbox will be full of mail from them.
They are online to SELL books. IMHO
I'm pretty sure you're correct about that, and it's definitely something that goes into the equation. It's all where you draw the line, I think - example: I won't EVER pay for a subscription to NYT, but I'll look at free content from them. To me, it's just so important to get a fix on what "others" are thinking, reading, hearing, etc.
I think The Blaze is the best. Beautiful, professional-looking conservative news site, lots of pics and videos, and pretty good reader feedback if you can ignore the trolls. And Before Its News is good too, but they lean more toward conspiracy news and survivalism. And there’s so much content there that it’s overwhelming.
My favorite links:
Michael Savage (Note: MS does not like Gingrich, but neither does he plug for Romney)
Thanks for recommendation...I have ad pop-up/adblockers before and supposedly my cable/broadband/Net connection tries to block some of them. May try out. Though I think it might not work on certain things (like the ads in front of videos on youtube and other sites). I may have to temp. disable an adblocker when installing software, etc. but that’s no big deal. Again, may try...
Site seems to be down...no content.
I have found FR to be my favorite source for information and find myself extremely well informed in conversations.
Sorry about the old thread. This came up in a goggle search for alternative to Drudge.
Worthwhile site that I didn’t see perusing the thread is http://patriotpost.us/headlines/