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O'Reilly buys Obama propaganda on Syria
Renew America ^ | 9-8-13 | Cliff Kincaid

Posted on 09/08/2013 9:50:16 PM PDT by ReformationFan

Bill O'Reilly objects to "bloviating," which I think means giving opinions not based on fact. So what should we make of his claim that "I believe there is overwhelming evidence that the Syrian tyrant Assad did gas civilians, including children." Where is the "overwhelming evidence?"

One day earlier, O'Reilly had claimed, "The evidence is strong that Assad violated the Geneva Convention by using poison gas to kill civilians."

So in the course of one day, the evidence had gone from "strong" to "overwhelming." On what basis did this occur? O'Reilly doesn't say.

I submit that O'Reilly is engaged in bloviating.

O'Reilly, who is about to begin celebrating his 18th year on the air as the host of the most popular Fox News program, is doing tremendous damage to the notion that he can be relied upon for "fair and balanced" coverage of the major issues of the day.

This is far more serious than an error O'Reilly made when he came under fire for falsely claiming that no Republicans were invited to the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington. "The mistake? Entirely on me," O'Reilly said.

In the case of going to war, a far more serious matter than talking about invitations to a civil rights event, O'Reilly makes claims that parrot Obama's talking points, but he offers no evidence to substantiate them.

On this issue, O'Reilly should rename his "Talking Points Memo" the "Obama Talking Points Memo." He is one of the best allies that Obama has going for him as he attempts to persuade conservatives in the House to vote for war.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: bloviating; bor; foxnews; obama; propaganda; syria; tedbaxter; theneareast
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1 posted on 09/08/2013 9:50:16 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

His network is Saudi owned. The Saudis want Sunni extremists to take over, and are funding the insurgents.

Shoot, they even say they’d be happy to pay for Americans to do the fighting and dying while their lazy sons stay home laughing at us.


2 posted on 09/08/2013 9:54:30 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: ReformationFan
O'Reilly, who is about to begin celebrating his 18th year on the air as the host of the most popular Fox News program...

He has the most popular program only because he has the best time slot.

3 posted on 09/08/2013 9:54:31 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: ReformationFan

O’Reilly is a pompous ass of little intellect.

People watch him because there is nothing else on at that hour.


4 posted on 09/08/2013 9:55:11 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: ReformationFan

I haven’t watched O’Reilly in years.
But this sounds like he was slobbering to get this interview with The Won.

Sorry dude, Chris Wallace won.


5 posted on 09/08/2013 9:57:34 PM PDT by berdie
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To: ReformationFan

6 posted on 09/08/2013 10:02:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: ReformationFan
Perhaps BOR would like to join the attack forces? Given such a chance in 71, he opted to get a teaching deferment in South Florida. Once the draft was essentially over, he decided teaching was not in his future. Now he is the epitome of a pro military attack supporter. I had to turn him off a few days ago when he had two former colonels telling him we need to stay out of Syria. Stratego champion BOR telling the military guys what would be the right thing to do!
7 posted on 09/08/2013 10:03:21 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: oldbill

I quit watching him years ago when the Saudis bought him-—and he quit referring to the “muslim” youths who were burning cars as “muslim”. Such a coward and liar (by omission) which is evil).

Another interesting thing is how sympathetic to homosexual behavior he is-—since the Saudis prefer little boys for sex. Seems like since the Saudis were allowed to fly out after 9/11—as if they owned America-—there is a big push to normalize homosexual marriage/sodomy promotion in Kindergartens/Boy Scouts, etc. They really are forcing Christian Ethics out of the minds of the masses and paganism in.

Trying to get us ready for the NWO when polygamy/sodomy/pederasty/slavery will be the norm again (Worldview) like in pagan/occult cultures and like in the muslim countries of today.


8 posted on 09/08/2013 10:04:47 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: DesertRhino

They’re happy to provide chemical weapons to the insurgents too. and then blow them up so Obama can blame Assad for using chemical weapons.


9 posted on 09/08/2013 10:05:30 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Leaning Right
He has the most popular program only because he has the best time slot.

The time slot helps, but BOR has the most popular program in large part because he has absolutely zero competition. If you're a conservative or any other thinking person and you cannot bring yourself to watch the pro-democRAT propaganda that passes for programming on all the liberal networks, what other choice do you have but to watch BOR?

If and when a network decides to air programming during BOR's time slot that isn't far left, programming that conservatives would want to see, O'Reilly's ratings would drop like a rock.

10 posted on 09/08/2013 10:09:27 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

I haven’t watched O’Really or FNC for years


11 posted on 09/08/2013 10:12:35 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: ReformationFan

To the headline: of course he does


12 posted on 09/08/2013 10:13:18 PM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: ReformationFan

BOR has been in obama’s corner from the beginning.


13 posted on 09/08/2013 10:13:24 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: DesertRhino

It is NOT Saudi owned, they own 7%


14 posted on 09/08/2013 10:13:41 PM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: ReformationFan

FUBO and FUBO


15 posted on 09/08/2013 10:15:12 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: GeronL

I stopped watching the liberal asswipe in 2004 when I heard him say the Swift Boat Vets had no right to be heard. They fought for this country. So as far as I am concerned, they have more right than he does.


16 posted on 09/08/2013 10:15:46 PM PDT by South40
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To: ReformationFan
O’Reily also thought that Obama would lead from the center despite nothing in Obama’s rebid Alinski left wing history to support such a claim. O’Reily like Obama is not as smart as he thinks he is.
17 posted on 09/08/2013 10:15:55 PM PDT by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: South40

bump!!


18 posted on 09/08/2013 10:20:07 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: svcw; DesertRhino

I watch O’Reilly every chance I get because it is entertainment. I do not go there expecting a pure conservative forum. It is strictly a variety of guests talking about a variety of subjects.

And you are right it is not Saudi owned. 7% does not make you an owner.


19 posted on 09/08/2013 10:30:14 PM PDT by entropy12 (With no fear of re-election, Obama is becoming more radical left..thanks a lot all you who abstained)
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To: ReformationFan

The Skunk = It is half black, half white and everything it does stinks.


20 posted on 09/08/2013 10:33:17 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: svcw

It is NOT Saudi owned, they own 7%

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And what percentage of Fox do you own? If it is less than 7%, then permit me to suggest that the Saudis have far more leverage with Fox than you and I combined.


21 posted on 09/08/2013 10:34:29 PM PDT by man_in_tx (Blowback (Faithfully farting twowards Mecca five times daily).)
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To: ReformationFan

Believe a serial liar if you want to, Billy Boy.

I’m not stupid, so I’m not going to.

And I also don’t care if he’s black or if he makes a jackass of himself in front of the world.


22 posted on 09/08/2013 10:42:27 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Mouton

I saw the piece with the colonels, both of which disagree with him about attacking Syria. The downside is that he’s sold out on punishing those gas attacks. The upside is he did allow a bit of the opposing view to have their time on air. He never really argues with the colonels the way he does with some.

There isn’t overwhelming evidence that that Assad used gas.

Forget that and ask who gets all those WMDs if Assad is defeated? A bunch of radical jihadists.

That is no better and is actually worse. Not only are they practicing ethnic cleansing against Christians, but they are far more likely to try to export those wmds.

O’Reilly is seriously misguided on this one.

And Why?

He’s worried about Obama becoming a lame duck.

I never knew he cared so much about Obama, but there is no such thing as a lame duck president. They always retain the veto. Clinton proved that when they thought he’d finally become a duck.


23 posted on 09/08/2013 10:55:45 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: ReformationFan

O’Reilly has hardly said anything about Soetoro’s birth, the forged “birth certificate,” etc., that wasn’t a lie.


24 posted on 09/08/2013 11:07:03 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a female's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: ReformationFan

"Where is the "overwhelming evidence?""

Kerry showed him some pictures at a cocktail party?

25 posted on 09/08/2013 11:34:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: ReformationFan

He is no longer the peoples advocate as he bills himself, he has begun to love his position of power and influence and lost sight of the truth. And I think he likes 0.


26 posted on 09/08/2013 11:35:36 PM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: oldbill

Yes there is there is gospel radio or a cd,who needs TV, we have FR.


27 posted on 09/08/2013 11:36:31 PM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: ReformationFan

BOR is to punditry what Christie is to politics.


28 posted on 09/08/2013 11:37:13 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (Seen any scandal headlines lately?)
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To: ReformationFan

Who gassed the rubes.... the bad guys or the badder guys or the baddest guys..

Starting to look like a lose, lose, lose situation..
Seems the ones trying to make this decision are NOT THE GOOD GUYS.... either..

to wit; BUY Popcorn commodities.. the smart people are eating it by the handfuls..


29 posted on 09/09/2013 12:08:16 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: chris37

I’m not stupid, so I’m not going to. And I also don’t care if he’s black or if he makes a jackass of himself in front of the world.


Obama is no blacker than he is white.. meaning he is as white as he is black..
Calling Obama BLACK IS A LIE.... a delusion.. a bait and switch.. a boondoggle.. a con..

It like calling America a democracy when it is NOT..
Or even saying America’s elections are honest and not Fraud..

Many maybe most are delusional..


30 posted on 09/09/2013 12:18:28 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: ReformationFan

O’Reilly’s no-spin zone exists solely because there is no room for anyone else’s spin after BO spins and spins and spins on every topic.


31 posted on 09/09/2013 1:50:25 AM PDT by Hootowl
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To: ReformationFan

Bill O’Reilly is a complete ‘know-it-all’ idiot. I cannot watch him more than I can O’bama.


32 posted on 09/09/2013 2:00:56 AM PDT by dgkb
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To: ReformationFan

O’Reilly is not very bright. I stopped watching when he said Hillary didn’t have a chance to win Senate seat. If he’s so unaware of the stupidity of New Yorkers, he is seriously impaired. Not surprised he’s swallowed the Syria pill.


33 posted on 09/09/2013 2:02:52 AM PDT by cydcharisse (`)
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To: ReformationFan

The media like to call Ted Baxter a conservative.

He isn’t, and frankly, I quit liking him after about six months of seeing his show on Fox...he is not conservative, he is more of a populist, I think.


34 posted on 09/09/2013 2:20:33 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: ReformationFan

O’Reilly is not to be taken seriously. He is, and always will be, Ted Baxter.


35 posted on 09/09/2013 2:23:06 AM PDT by AdaGray (Primary Them All)
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To: Chgogal

i believe he daid if O didnt move to the center he will be finished. this was said in 2011.


36 posted on 09/09/2013 2:35:55 AM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: ReformationFan

Heck, if the administration is so concerned about the citizens being gassed in Syria, why don’t they consider bombing North Korea as well who has done far more atrocities to their citizens.

Every time a county uses terror on their citizens is not an excuse for military action.


37 posted on 09/09/2013 2:38:53 AM PDT by HarleyD
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To: ReformationFan

I am still looking for all of those places in the United States where Ted O ‘Baxter insisted that we can go and legally buy “machineguns and bazookas” without “any kind of backtound check “.

Still haven’t found them.


38 posted on 09/09/2013 3:16:28 AM PDT by PalmettoMason (Nancy Mace for U.S. Senate!)
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To: man_in_tx

How about it’s part of the Muslim infiltration of
EVerything - - -
7 percent - - ‘foot in the door - - -’

Infiltration of everything eliminates the need to conquer by sword. . .


39 posted on 09/09/2013 3:22:47 AM PDT by USARightSide (S U P P O R T I N G OUR T R O O P S)
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To: ReformationFan

0bammy and 0rilley both bow down to the Sawdi’s.


40 posted on 09/09/2013 3:24:08 AM PDT by 867V309 (Stupidity is ordained; Ignorance is a choice.)
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To: South40

“The time slot helps, but BOR has the most popular program in large part because he has absolutely zero competition. If you’re a conservative or any other thinking person and you cannot bring yourself to watch the pro-democRAT propaganda that passes for programming on all the liberal networks, what other choice do you have but to watch BOR?”

I watch Man vs Food re-runs :)


41 posted on 09/09/2013 3:58:51 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: GeronL
I haven’t watched O’Really or FNC for years.

Same here. I used to like O'Bloviator's show because he was one of the first interviewers in years who would not let guests spin their way out of tough questions. However, I now see him as little more than an arrogant and ignorant fool. If I watch anything on Fox now, it is the occasional RedEye for a laugh.

42 posted on 09/09/2013 4:32:17 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: ReformationFan

I prefer to make up my own mind.

O’Reilly is a loud mouth AHole.


43 posted on 09/09/2013 4:43:02 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will watch the watchers?)
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To: ReformationFan

I.m still proud to say l.ve nener watch a whole Bore show. He isa phony now and was a phony years ago when he was on local tv in NYc.


44 posted on 09/09/2013 5:08:34 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: ReformationFan; flaglady47; mickie; seekthetruth; seenenuf; pax_et_bonum; Maine Mariner; ...
Billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal is a Muslim and the second largest shareholder in News Corp. after the Murdoch family......making him part owner of Fox News.

He owns 2.3 billion dollars in stock. Murdoch partners with him in business deals with Murdoch conversely owning shares in the Prince's personaland separate vast media empire.

Alwaleed donates millions to Muslim causes in the U.S. such as CAIR, also to the imam planning to build that mosque and Islam community center near Ground Zero in Manhattan, and also to front groups trying to spread Sharia law in America.

If you recall, Mayor Rudy adamantly refused to accept a donation from him after 9/11. Alwaleed is first cousin to two of the 9/11 terrorists.

Murdoch is an Australian who became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1985. One of his News Corp. media holdings was involved in a huge hacking scandal in England and countless heads rolled.

I consider Rupert to be essentially a globalist-type, and I consider Fox News itself to be foreign-owned in cold reality, despite Murdoch's getting himself naturalized.

Others can draw their own conclusions as to the ownership condition at News Corp. and who is in charge of the propaganda power this vast media conglomeration wields.

I always view O'Reilly's weasely statist/fascist/populist bloviations in the light of who signs his pay checks

Leni

45 posted on 09/09/2013 5:32:21 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: ReformationFan

Also said that it was proven that no WMD’s went from Iraq to Syria. When? How? By Who?


46 posted on 09/09/2013 5:32:59 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: MinuteGal

That explains a lot, including the leftward turn Fox News has been taking.


47 posted on 09/09/2013 5:56:21 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

O’Really has painted himself into a corner and 98% of his audience disagree with him. He slammed one guest by saying their proof was the internet compared to his regime evidence. I doubt he even knows what Google does.

Pray for America to Wake Up


48 posted on 09/09/2013 6:14:19 AM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: berdie

Sorry Bill, you mean well, but you are wrong here. The USA didn’t attack the Japan in 1941.


49 posted on 09/09/2013 6:37:29 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: ReformationFan

I haven’t watched the BOR since it became obvious that he believes that so-called “assault weapons” are machine guns. What a dolt.


50 posted on 09/09/2013 7:56:35 AM PDT by William Tell
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