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self | 11/11/12 | Chiller

Posted on 11/11/2012 8:23:40 AM PST by chiller

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Bump it. Let's get some attention, so that when ratings fall, they know why.
1 posted on 11/11/2012 8:23:43 AM PST by chiller
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To: chiller

You need to get this going on ‘twitter’ .... that’s how the Rush ‘boycott’ got so much attention, it went viral on twitter. If that happens, the NBC folks will be aware of it. I don’t ‘twitter’ or I’d work on it. Maybe you could get something going through Michelle Malkins ‘twichy’ site (?) .... http://twitchy.com/


2 posted on 11/11/2012 8:30:23 AM PST by MissMagnolia ("It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains" - Patrick Henry)
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To: chiller

BTTT. I’d love to have a list of companies I can contact.


3 posted on 11/11/2012 8:30:47 AM PST by The Toad
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To: chiller

Let’s get this ball rolling.....


4 posted on 11/11/2012 8:32:29 AM PST by Bikkuri (Hope for Conservative push in the next 2-4 years..........)
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To: chiller

I put BOYCOTT NBC on my twitter account, explaining that we could only choose one....others need to do the same


5 posted on 11/11/2012 8:34:53 AM PST by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: chiller

I haven’t watched the network news programs for twenty years.

They’re a complete waste of time.

The news whores don’t make sense.

The Democrats don’t make sense.

The Republicans on them supposedly spouting my point of view, generally don’t make sense.

Why bother watching that tripe?


6 posted on 11/11/2012 8:35:53 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 47 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: chiller
I'm hesitant to boycott commercial enterprises (the companies that advertise), but they must know they'll be wasting their money on a huge portion of their audience if they advertise on NBC News

Why boycott? Just post or send out via FReepmail a list of advertisers whom FReepers can contact and express their displeasure at NBC without necessarily threatening to boycott the product.

Just a simple,

Dear Mr. CEO
I have removed access to NBC from my TV, so I won't be able to take advantage of the information on your wonderful product that is advertised there. Please direct me to another network on which you are advertising your product.

Thank you

Former NBC viewer.

7 posted on 11/11/2012 8:36:27 AM PST by greyfoxx39 (We told you Mitt couldn't win.)
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To: chiller

The lame stream media was a “factor” in Obama’s squeak?
Yeah, like the iceberg was a “factor” for the Titanic.
Starve the MSM beast!


8 posted on 11/11/2012 8:36:54 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: chiller

I practice this but on a broad scale.
Don’t watch NBC, ABS, CBS for anything whatsoever other
than a pro or college football game I want to see, nothing else.
NO MSNBC, Chrissy Mathews, Maddow, Schultz, Maher, Steffy, etc. Just click on through them to something I want to watch.
Refuse to reward them points with viewing.
Time Mag, Newsweek, canceled them years ago and never looked back.
It’s the old Michael Moore routine, “you have to buy a ticket to my movie”. Yeah right, never have, never will,
even on free cable.


9 posted on 11/11/2012 8:37:00 AM PST by deep trout
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To: MissMagnolia

I don’t twitter either, MM. And probably don’t have time for it, frankly. Perhaps we can ask for help from others.


10 posted on 11/11/2012 8:37:26 AM PST by chiller (Do not consume any NBCNews;MTPTodayNightlyNewsMorningJoeMSNBCBrianWilliams)
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To: chiller
The problem is not a MSM shill asking gotcha questions, it's the idiot republicans falling for it. Whatever you think of newt, his smackdowm of the MSMwhore at the beginning of that debate was superb. Now, not every reply to those questions needs to be such a body slam. It can be short and sweet. When some libhole asks about contraceptives or abortion or whatever, the answer needs to be along the lines of ' what does this have to do with 40 million people on food stamps?' Or...' There are 20 million people unemployed, do you really think this is the most important issue to these people?'

but no...the replican fool usually walks right into the trap and says ' thank you sir! May I have another?'

11 posted on 11/11/2012 8:37:56 AM PST by wny
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To: chiller

We haven’t watched NBC News or any other network news in years, so I don’t know that this will be successful unless you can cut off the nursing home TV sets.


12 posted on 11/11/2012 8:38:25 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Bikkuri

Ditto Im in mass emailing twitter facebook lets roll


13 posted on 11/11/2012 8:39:15 AM PST by ronnie raygun (Being Brietbart)
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To: greyfoxx39

The advertisers!

That's what will REALLY worry NBC. Good idea!

NBC wont fear boycotts... boycotting the sponcers.. that's another story.

14 posted on 11/11/2012 8:40:30 AM PST by tsowellfan (Allen West for Speaker!)
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To: chiller

Hurrah.. I’m with you. Almost every TV/Sat-Cable box has a Delete Channel feature. Out with ABC,CBS,CNN,MSNBC et all..


15 posted on 11/11/2012 8:41:34 AM PST by virgil283 (Telling the truth is a revolutionary act)
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To: chiller

You have to target the advertisers to make it work. That’s when NBC will blink.


16 posted on 11/11/2012 8:41:42 AM PST by tsowellfan (Allen West for Speaker!)
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To: wny

We need an RNC Chair who will go to the networks and tell them if you want to interview any of our guys, here are the ground rules, and if you don’t agree, we won’t have any of them on your program, time to start playing hardball with the media.


17 posted on 11/11/2012 8:41:51 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: virgil283
ABC,CBS,CNN,MSNBC

Have not watched them in years and ABC, cBS in decades.

18 posted on 11/11/2012 8:43:23 AM PST by tsowellfan (Allen West for Speaker!)
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To: dfwgator

Since many of us have cable - in reality how many of us on here actually watch NBC news to begin with? I flip between Fox and CNN. Fox got me a little ticked with some of their so called experts (Rove, Barone, Morris (gag), etc) were pretty off. Rove was the closest. Wasting energy on “boycotting” NBC and/or others might be better steared in contacting your Senator and/or Congressman/women (particularly if they are up for re-election in 2014 in tight races) to ask them questions. The election is over and Obama now has nothing to lose and the Senate (with some of the moderates like Kirk, Collins, etc) appear to be fillibuster proof so a lot is going to be on the House.


19 posted on 11/11/2012 8:47:17 AM PST by GerardKempf (Let's Get Over This)
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To: MissMagnolia

Not just twitter. This one just fell into our tables recently:

http://crushrush.webs.com/


20 posted on 11/11/2012 8:48:27 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: GerardKempf

Our mantra needs to be “NO BIPARTISAN COVER FOR OBAMA!”

They won, it’s all on them now, we won’t be a part of it.


21 posted on 11/11/2012 8:49:26 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Hardraade

I’ll give the Left credit where credit is due ... they know how to go after the Right with a vengeance .... organized, persistent, no-holds-barred.


22 posted on 11/11/2012 8:51:32 AM PST by MissMagnolia ("It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains" - Patrick Henry)
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To: chiller

Remember, Comcast is the parent company of NBC and MSNBC.

If you give money each month to Comcast, you are giving money to NBC.

You know what you have to do.


23 posted on 11/11/2012 8:52:52 AM PST by Fresh Wind
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To: chiller; All
Local news needs to be put on alert, too!

Big city news outlets are notoriously liberal...never reporting on the problems with Obama's economy...we see that in every Miami TV station, the newspaper, and even the RADIO station that carries Rush Limbaugh--the "news" presented on the local level on that radio station is disgustingly liberal.

I am not saying "local" news has to be CONSERVATIVE, but it should be BALANCED, and it isn't.

There is a "blog" by one of the news reporters on the local ABC station in Miami that reeks of liberalism.

Even the FOX affiliate in Miami is in the Obama Kool Aid Camp.

So let's not forget to take the locals to task...they might even be MORE responsive than networks--because they KNOW they're hearing from local readers/listeners/viewers.

24 posted on 11/11/2012 8:55:08 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: chiller
I don't have much optimism for this approach. I think I'd rather concentrate on getting the new news media more widespread. Smartphone apps, tablet news sidebars/slide-ins, electronic billboards that can stream real-time info.

Advertise it as a way to keep up with what's going on in the world. Stream tech info, investment info, weather, local news, whatever the user wants. And do it all with bits leaning right of center. Make it so people just can't live without it.

Get aggressive with pushing our message out and shut out the liberal one. Profess to being "mainstream"/unbiased, but be right-of-center (like the "news" media of today say they're unbiased but continue to spout DNC talking points).

25 posted on 11/11/2012 8:57:08 AM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Fresh Wind

already working on it, tomorrow I am having a satellite system installed and cancelling comcast and I fully intend to tell them it is because I am offended by NBC


26 posted on 11/11/2012 8:57:09 AM PST by chiya (If Hitler had ruled India, Ghandhi would have been a lampshade.)
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To: chiller

We can also ask Hannity/Fox, Rush, et al, to stop telling us what outrageous or slanted thing Chris Matthews, Rachel Maddow, and other nuts have said. Totally ignore them, don’t play clips, don’t quote them, never mention their hating names. About the only attention they get is from saying hateful things, then sitting back while we blow up in outrage. If a tree falls in a forest...etc.If they know we don’t hear them, and we won’t if the talkers don’t play clips, then it won’t be so fun to poke at us.


27 posted on 11/11/2012 8:58:17 AM PST by Anima Mundi (You can lead a brain to facts but you can't make it think.)
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To: DoughtyOne
I haven’t watched the network news programs for twenty years.
You and me both, plus CNN, MSNBC, PBS, etc.
Don't know why any conservative would still watch any of them.
28 posted on 11/11/2012 9:02:43 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: chiller

Boycott the MSM’s SPONSORS!! ....

I will keep watching MSNBC because I want ammo in my WAR with the left and I want to know what MY enemy is saying, thinking and planning.

We are at war...know your enemy folks.


29 posted on 11/11/2012 9:03:37 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: chiller
Your initial premise is wrong.

The DLEMM - Dominant Liberal Establishment Mass Media - is not mainstream. They're leftists and leftists are not mainstream. People need to stop referring to them as if they are. Collectively, they're enemies of the republic because they actively seek its demise. That might be mainstream in Peking and inside the Kremlin but it sure as hell isn't here.

30 posted on 11/11/2012 9:04:55 AM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: chiller

The best solution is to simply to drop cable and TV completely. I did that Thursday and explained to Comcast exactly why.

This screws both the corrupt news media but also Hollywood. And it saved me about $80.00 per month.


31 posted on 11/11/2012 9:05:37 AM PST by Moorka
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To: chiller

Are you up for starting a ping list on this?

If we are truly serious about this, we will need organization.


32 posted on 11/11/2012 9:07:10 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: oh8eleven

Couldn’t agree more...


33 posted on 11/11/2012 9:07:45 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 47 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: chiller

I’m a senior citizen. When I was a kid, I watched the ABC, NBC, and CBS all the time. It’s about about ten years since I have stopped going to these channels for any reason. Not only do they not support conservative values, they mock them all the time in any way they can. It’s not about just the news. It about the total amoral package they push. And I used to love Disney, but Walt is long gone. And the leftist people who run it own ABC. If you support the mouse, you support the msm.
And I also feel that we should be able to get cable packages which do not include channels like MTV, the comedy channel (which is very gross and not funny), and Nickelodeon. Nickelodeon is especially dangerous because the left uses it to indoctrinate kids. If you didn’t know, MTV owns Nickelodeon.
The real problem isn’t who is president. The real problem is what are the core values of the people of this country. For years, the left has been stealing our kids and replacing their values with ours. We need to take the culture back, and please no whining. We can do it if we try. It’s only over when we give up.


34 posted on 11/11/2012 9:11:19 AM PST by Essie
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35 posted on 11/11/2012 9:13:24 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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36 posted on 11/11/2012 9:17:26 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: chiller

I was pleasantly surprised the other day to notice our cable has done away with MSNBC. I never watched it so don’t know when this happened.


37 posted on 11/11/2012 9:18:16 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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38 posted on 11/11/2012 9:20:06 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Moorka
The best solution is to simply to drop cable and TV completely. I did that Thursday and explained to Comcast exactly why.

That makes two of us.

The money I save just barely covers my 2013 increase in health care premiums. That, by the way, was the smallest increase in three years. I would have to stop buying gas and heating my house to cover last year's increase.

39 posted on 11/11/2012 9:21:17 AM PST by Fresh Wind
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40 posted on 11/11/2012 9:21:38 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: chiller

NBC is majority owned by Comcast. If you really want to take money directly out of their pockets, and you’re a Comcast subscriber, cancel and go with a satellite provider.


41 posted on 11/11/2012 9:22:59 AM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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42 posted on 11/11/2012 9:23:19 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: wny

Correct and true, but that’s what Mitt did. Exactly.


43 posted on 11/11/2012 9:23:39 AM PST by chiller (Do not consume any NBCNews;MTPTodayNightlyNewsMorningJoeMSNBCBrianWilliams)
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To: MissMagnolia
I’ll give the Left credit where credit is due ... they know how to go after the Right with a vengeance .... organized, persistent, no-holds-barred.

Small business owners can go after them with a vengeance too. They can fire all of their liberal/MARXIST/socialist/leeching employees and hire them with productive/conservative/honest/God fearing employees.

I say throw them to the trash heap and let them suffer. Screw them.

44 posted on 11/11/2012 9:24:27 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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45 posted on 11/11/2012 9:25:57 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: chiller; MarkWar; bleudevil
From old FR thread http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/523109/posts?page=19#19:
Imagine you are a Native American 150 years ago. Imagine you complain to your tribe that the locomotives are making it possible for the Europeans to spread _their_ civilization west and _replace_ your civilization. And imagine one of your own tribe said, "Hey, buddy, if you don't like trains, just don't buy tickets and don't ride on them...”

We can all choose to "not watch" -- journalists or the media in general. But we _know_ that the vast majority of people are going to be watching this garbage and it will be influencing their thinking/actions. Just as locomotives were the enabling technology (one of them) that made it possible for Europeans to replace the Indians, now media is the enabling technology (one of them) that is making it possible for our civilization to be replaced.

Problems don't go away just because we close our eyes. (I wish they did, but they don't.) Mark W.

19 posted on September 14, 2001 12:47:52 PM EDT by MarkWar


46 posted on 11/11/2012 9:27:21 AM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which “liberalism" coheres is that NOTHING actually matters except PR.)
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To: jeffc
Targeting NBC News requires no effort, translates into lost advertisers and revenues, and does nothing to stunt growth of new media, which will eventually put Old Media out of business.

Concentrating efforts on one news op will accelerate the demise.

47 posted on 11/11/2012 9:28:10 AM PST by chiller (Do not consume any NBCNews;MTPTodayNightlyNewsMorningJoeMSNBCBrianWilliams)
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48 posted on 11/11/2012 9:30:11 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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49 posted on 11/11/2012 9:34:58 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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50 posted on 11/11/2012 9:36:36 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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