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ESPN suppresses voting message to Nascar fans
BizPacReview.com ^ | March 30, 2012 | Michele Kirk

Posted on 03/30/2012 7:32:00 AM PDT by T.O.K.

Whether or not you are a fan of Nascar racing, the following video clip from FoxNews is worth looking at. Listen to the "get out the vote" message in this ad rejected by ESPN.

Do you believe that the denial of the advertisement to encourage Nascar fans to vote is a blatant attempt by the main stream media to suppress a message that would appeal strongly to a mostly conservative audience?

(Excerpt) Read more at bizpacreview.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: espn; nascar; vote
In the words of Breitbart . . . "W A R"
1 posted on 03/30/2012 7:32:10 AM PDT by T.O.K.
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To: T.O.K.

Not to worry. We don’t need no stinkin’ message. Many freepers are staying home anyway!

This stuff will all magically get better during Obama’s second term, right?


2 posted on 03/30/2012 7:38:33 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: T.O.K.
Just another chink in ESPN's armor....

ESPN is communist

Keep the Change

3 posted on 03/30/2012 7:39:26 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: brownsfan
yeah lots of freepers will just sit on their hands, stomp their feet, and pout....

poor liddle babies can't have it their way so the rest of us just have to have bamey again....

each of them should put in their taglines..."I put bamey in power again"....

4 posted on 03/30/2012 7:41:47 AM PDT by cherry
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To: T.O.K.

The further ESPN goes, the sicker of it I get. They really played up the LeBrone and his teams hoodie thing. Really played it up big time. I wish there was some other channel that could compete with them. But they are the Walmart of sports channels.


5 posted on 03/30/2012 7:46:42 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (I'm no Dim or RINO. I am a Monarchist. I serve THE coming King of kings!!!)
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To: RetiredArmy

Except for the actual sports, I stopped watching them 10 years ago. I consider it a wise decision on my part.


6 posted on 03/30/2012 7:51:00 AM PDT by SengirV
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To: T.O.K.; Libloather
From another, longer article ...

But it wasn't the commercial to which ESPN objected. Rosa Gatti, the Senior Vice President of Corporate Outreach at ESPN said, "We looked at Blake's website and do see the religious aspects of this, so those are the reasons." I'm sorry, what did you say? Did ESPN just say that because a driver is Christian and talks about his faith on his own website, his sponsor is not allowed to air a commercial on their network? Yes, yes they did.

http://www.racejournalonline.com/index.php?page=read&article=960
7 posted on 03/30/2012 7:54:01 AM PDT by AT7Saluki (No cejar, no ceder)
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To: T.O.K.

Is anyone shocked by this?
ESPN has become mainstream media & no longer hide their bias.
I do not watch any of their so called “news” shows.


8 posted on 03/30/2012 7:56:26 AM PDT by certrtwngnut (It's not the people who vote that count, it's the people who count the votes. (Josef Stalin))
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To: T.O.K.

Back in the day, Coach Bobby Knight as then IU Basketball coach remarked that “we don’t need no gd ESPN” ! We still don’t need those pecker-heads today !


9 posted on 03/30/2012 7:57:30 AM PDT by CORedneck
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To: SengirV

As an avid tennis player I watch the matches on ESPN & their coverage is good. But sometimes they get a little too PC for my taste.


10 posted on 03/30/2012 8:01:26 AM PDT by certrtwngnut (It's not the people who vote that count, it's the people who count the votes. (Josef Stalin))
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To: SengirV

I agree. I have come across the show Colin Cow-terd a couple of times and he always has a smart rear end comment re conservatives, republicans, etc. I quit watching them. I even quit trying to watch Tim Brando’s show on CBSsports on DirecTV. He got too big mouthed for me also. Plus he is a homer and I get sick of that stuff also.


11 posted on 03/30/2012 8:06:40 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (I'm no Dim or RINO. I am a Monarchist. I serve THE coming King of kings!!!)
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To: T.O.K.

There is absolutely NOTHING wrong with that ad. That ad couldn’t be more generic.

The liberals could run that on MSNBC and it would be fine. WTF?


12 posted on 03/30/2012 8:12:36 AM PDT by Doors
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To: cherry

Agreed Cherry... I am so sick and tired of many conservatives saying they will stay home this election. If they(some conservatives) truly believe that Obama is no different than Romney, they are equally as much a part of the problem as the Dem’s/Obamites.


13 posted on 03/30/2012 8:24:46 AM PDT by Hootch (Another perspective)
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To: Hootch

You are so right!!!! I have no use for an Freeper malcontent that states they will sit on their hands in November and let Obama win over Romney. Get it straight, people, Mitt Romney is not John McCain, period!!! I again state that I would vote for a blind monkey, with one hand tied behind his back, before I would ever cast or vote for or......stay at home and let America destroyer Obama win a second term!!!

The good news is that these naysayers are just a tiny minority of the conservative movement. I have told them over and over again on this very site, that Newt Gingrich was going nowhere!!! And......I was 100% right!!! Pay no heed to these narrow minded fools!!!! Remember, folks, ABO, Anybody But Obama!!!!


14 posted on 03/30/2012 9:08:47 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy POTUS Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: cherry
I agree with you cherry. I'm getting more and more sick of that attitude by the day. For anyone who doesn't like that, Tough $%^. Anger is probably the only emotion you felt besides self pity in a long time.

Romney never was my first choice, but I know one damn thing...Obama is my last choice.

I'll be at the polls bright and early on election day and I'll vote for any swinging richard who isn't named Obama.

If you want to be there too, fine. If not, you lost your right to bitch about Obama for the next 4 years.

15 posted on 03/30/2012 9:19:25 AM PDT by libs_kma (When I see anyone with an Obama 2012 bumper sticker, I recognize them as a threat to the gene pool)
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To: certrtwngnut

ESPN is owned by Disney.

Disney’s subsidiaries are run out of California. The sad fact is they do not understand anything outside of the la/NYC delusion.


16 posted on 03/30/2012 9:53:48 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
The good news is that these naysayers are just a tiny minority of the conservative movement. I have told them over and over again on this very site, that Newt Gingrich was going nowhere!!! And......I was 100% right!!! Pay no heed to these narrow minded fools!!!! Remember, folks, ABO, Anybody But Obama!!!!

I've got news for you my fellow FReeper. not a "tiny" minority. Look at the numbers and tell me who is going to vote for Romney. There are several KEY issues that will get out the Republican vote.

Abortion-Obama=Romney

Gun Control- Obama=Romney

Taxes- Obama=Romney

"Growing Government" Obama=Romney

Global Warming/Environmental scam Obama=Romney

Government "Solutions" Obama=Romney

"Education" funding by tax/fiat with federal control Obama=Romney

He gets the RINO vote and the democrat crossover "chaos" vote by union members, while Newt and Santorum get the split "majority". It's all a scam.

This is what we get with Republicans/Democrats and their career bureaucrats

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tsa nun

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I'm of the opinion that we LET THEM DESTROY every last bit of confidence in the federal government. It's a joke now, we just have to engrain it in the public that if you work for the federal government you are a scamming POS. I've got a 21,19,17 and 15 year old that go to the airport and absolutely HATE the TSA. They look at them and comment on their fat, ghetto, slouching guards and pathetic little displays of authority and despise them, post jokes, take photos and make comments about how they couldn't even make it as crossing guards for public schools. I encourage that and make sure that they tell their friends. I make sure that they look at the TSA, Post Office and police the same way. They're there to eat donuts, steal your money and retire by 55 or get disability like Congressman Stupak as a scam in their 40's.

I say have the enemy in front of you. Romney will sell us out, he's a Bill Clinton liberal without the blowj#bs and bimbos. At least with Obama and the dems in control, it's all on them and their quisling friends. I could care less about their base and what they do because I don't need the government to be successful or happy. My kids will outwork their competition, live below their means and don't rely on material objects for self validation. Saying all that, I'd rather have money than be broke and I really have never been "out of work". My kids are the same way since they've been 15-16 years of age. I tell them to show up 15 minutes early and sober and "you'll be ahead of 80% of the competition. "

17 posted on 03/30/2012 10:15:09 AM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: AT7Saluki

I looked at the response from ESPN. It is just shocking to me. I dont know why I am so shocked, but I truly cant see how they can justify this with a straight face. I have liberal friends that say WTF to this!


18 posted on 03/30/2012 10:29:24 AM PDT by T.O.K.
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To: T.O.K.
Has anyone seen the latest Rock the Vote ad? They portray a tank driven by a skeleton sucking up running kids into a grinder and spitting out flag-covered coffins on the other end.

Watch, begins at 2:10 http://democracyday.com/history-of-voting-video.html

19 posted on 03/30/2012 10:37:30 AM PDT by Lacey
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To: Lacey

I was wondering about Rock the Vote. They were big several years ago, obviously promoting the left agenda. Funny how when the shoe is on the other foot, no one will tolerate it.

We need the FOX Sports network to step it up and provide competition!


20 posted on 03/30/2012 10:46:33 AM PDT by SmileRight
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To: SengirV

College football is the only time I tune in and only for the actual game.


21 posted on 03/30/2012 10:52:53 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Dick Vomer

Sorry, Friend!! Hate to disappoint you!!! ABO!!! Anybody But Obama Period!!! Obama with four more unrestrained years will turn the USA into a complete dictatorship and tryanny!!!


22 posted on 03/30/2012 11:16:55 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy POTUS Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: T.O.K.

“W A R” indeed! Political correctness will be the death of us all if left unchecked. Thanks for sharing, T,O,K., keep up the great work and God bless.


23 posted on 03/30/2012 12:44:36 PM PDT by cap10mike (Free market)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
Sorry, Friend!! Hate to disappoint you!!! ABO!!! Anybody But Obama Period!!! Obama with four more unrestrained years will turn the USA into a complete dictatorship and tryanny!!!

good... the quicker the better. let the wheels fall of this wagon so we can rebuild. The first ones against the wall will be the most vocal libs anyway. Cause once they've been used, they are no longer useful and will just waste resources. That's what is so funny about african-americans, gays and jews supporting the liberal democrat machinery. They don't even realize that they are going to be used as the scape goats when it all falls down. Just like every despot and dictator has done in the past. Schedenfreude will be priceless.

I couldn't possibly care less about which liberal gets in. I'm never voting for a turd like Romney. If you think that ABO... is what the country will do, well you're mistaken. The fix is in and the conservatives split the vote due to either Newt, Santorum and Perry making sure that Romney was going to get the nod for the Republicans.

I can make a living anywhere in the world and hopefully will be able to defend myself and family here, but if all else fails I suppose I'd leave.... in a second. Two words of advice my FReeper friend... Stay liquid and stay armed.

24 posted on 03/30/2012 5:55:49 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: Dick Vomer

Friend, could not disagree with you more. Once, Adolf Hitler was installed as the Nazi leader Germany, he never gave up power!!! Obama is just a present version of Hitler, IMHO!!! Obama will do the same thing. If he is re-elected POTUS there will never be another free election again in the USA.

I will agree with you that African Americans, gays and, certainly all Jews will be blamed for all of America’s ills and Obama will throw them under the bus, Hitler style!!! The fools, they are, the poor souls can’t see it coming.....but it is!!! Obama is evil to his core beiing, His wife, Michelle is even worse!!! Yes, as we pen our thoughts, Barack Hussein Obama, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Louis Farrakhan, Bill Ayres, Van Jones, Valerie Jarrett, Oprah Winfrey are formenting race riots and calls use of force by their racist comrades!!! Black Americans, by their own choice, have opted and chosen a path of destruction for themselves!!! Very sad!!!


25 posted on 03/30/2012 6:58:05 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy POTUS Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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