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It's OFFICIAL - "The Lame Stream Media"
09/21/09 | Conservative Sister

Posted on 09/21/2009 5:24:54 AM PDT by conservativesister

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) has introduced S. 673, - "Newspaper Revitalization Act," that would the news outlets tax deals if they were to restructure as 501(c)(3) corporations, it has one cosponsor, - Maryland colleague Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D).

The White House is playing down the idea of government assistance for news organizations, due to dwindling ad revenue in the economic climate.

They are now LAME - this means Fox, Limbaugh, Hannity, Malkin, Free Republic and Drudge are the MAIN STREAM MEDIA.

The paradigm has now completed it's shift!

Use the term "Lame Stream Media" anytime you can and pass it on!


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 09/21/2009 5:24:54 AM PDT by conservativesister
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To: conservativesister

Fringe media.


2 posted on 09/21/2009 5:27:20 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: conservativesister

More like irrelevent Lame Ducks.


3 posted on 09/21/2009 5:27:42 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (!!)
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To: conservativesister

I prefer State Run Media.


4 posted on 09/21/2009 5:27:42 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: conservativesister

Why don’t they - the ‘rats - just call it what it is rapidly becoming: The State Run Media. Maybe Pravda II.


5 posted on 09/21/2009 5:28:31 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (obama out now! I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom - you can keep the change.)
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To: conservativesister

And how is this even remotely Constitutional?


6 posted on 09/21/2009 5:28:39 AM PDT by Tarpon (The Obama's plan -- Slavery by debt so large it can never be repaid...)
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To: conservativesister

Just call this thing the “Baltimore Sun Bailout Bill”


7 posted on 09/21/2009 5:29:58 AM PDT by silverleaf (If we are astroturf, why are the democrats trying to mow us?)
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To: netmilsmom

How about the Lame State Run Media.


8 posted on 09/21/2009 5:30:26 AM PDT by Qwackertoo (ACORN is going down, down, down~!!!! Finally~!!!!)
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To: netmilsmom

I agree. It is a tool of this administration, not just “fringe”. Words mean things.


9 posted on 09/21/2009 5:31:42 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of cat attacks while typing!)
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To: Tarpon

Sort of does away with any illusion of a free and independent press doesn’t it?


10 posted on 09/21/2009 5:34:34 AM PDT by csmusaret (Joe Wilson--Speaking truth to power)
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To: netmilsmom
I prefer State Run Media.

I'm with you.

11 posted on 09/21/2009 5:35:35 AM PDT by houeto (Long Live the Republic)
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To: conservativesister

Maybe some knowledgable Freeper can answer this question: is it permissible for an organization to participate in political advocacy and maintain 501(c)(3) status?


12 posted on 09/21/2009 5:37:22 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: Qwackertoo

Too many letters.

SRM says it all.


13 posted on 09/21/2009 5:37:29 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: conservativesister

The Day Old News, Stone Age Press, Establishmedia, Dinosaur Press the Old York Times, the Bankrupt Times...

Pray for America


14 posted on 09/21/2009 5:40:32 AM PDT by bray (He's a Divider not a Uniter)
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To: stayathomemom; netmilsmom

>> I agree. It is a tool of this administration, not just “fringe”. Words mean things.

I understand your point, and it’s valid IF you view the media’s position in a snapshot of where they are right now.

But I think it’s equally valid to view the driveby media in terms of their trajectory — and where they are headed is to the fringe. No money, no credibility, zombies, replace by the “alternative media” (which will become mainstream).

It’s a page out of Alinsky to use words — which as you point out DO have meaning — to “frame” them as “fringe”, and then drive them there.


15 posted on 09/21/2009 5:43:29 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: conservativesister
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(WABC's) Charlie Gibson on Acorn Scandal: I Don't Even Know About It
BigGovernment.com ^ | Publius

Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 4:02:59 PM by ETL

This morning, the ACORN scandal was raised to Charlie Gibson in an interview on WLS AM Chicago’s “Don Wade & Roma Morning Show.”

TRANSCRIPT:

Don: Ok here’s my question, Senate bill yesterday passes cutting off funds to this group called ACORN. Now we got the…we got that bill passing, we got the embarrassing video of ACORN staff giving tax advice on how to set up a brothel with 13 year old hookers. It has everything you could want corruption and sleazy action at tax funded organizations that’s got government ties. But nobody’s covering that story why?

Charlie Gibson: (laugh) I don’t even know about it. Uh, so you got me at a loss, I don’t know. Uh, uh, but, but My goodness if it’s got everything including sleaziness in it we should talk about it this morning.

Roma: This is the American way…

Charlie Gibson: Well maybe, maybe that’s one you just leave to the cables.

Roma: Well I think that this is a huge issue because there’s so much funding that goes into this organization and it’s a multi…

Charlie Gibson: Well, I know we’ve done some stories about ACORN before but uh, uh this one I don’t know about.

Roma: Jake Tapper did some blogging on it. I know he’s at least blogged once on this scandal.

Charlie Gibson: You guys, you guys are really up on the uh on the website.

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Footage of the San Bernardino investigation was not available at the time of the interview.

Thank you to WLS AM Chicago for providing the audio.

Listen to the audio here:
[begins about 4 minutes, 30 secs into the audio clip. More incredible audio clips from the new Acorn videos later in the audio (apprx 11 mins into it) - total length of audio: apprx 35 mins. you can slide the bar over to the 4-1/2 min mark]
http://hughhewitt.townhall.com/MediaPlayer/AudioPlayer.aspx?ContentGuid=8e38a801-07a5-41be-b6a1-fac443716e71

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2341347/posts

16 posted on 09/21/2009 5:47:02 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: conservativesister
CNN Uses Pro-Communist American to Tout Cuban Health Care
NewsBusters.org ^ | August 8, 2009 | Rich Noyes


Gail Reed

There’s something deeply wrong with journalism that scrutinizes and criticizes the institutions of free and successful nations, but produces puff pieces on the supposed achievements of totalitarian dictatorships. On Thursday, CNN aired a piece of Communist Party propaganda about how Cuba could serve as “a model for health care reform” in the United States, complete with an authoritative sound bite from an American medical expert, identified only as someone “who’s lived and worked in Cuba for decades.”

But the expert, Gail Reed, is a longtime admirer of the Cuban revolution, married to the Cuban official who served as ambassador to Grenada in the early 1980s when U.S. troops liberated the island from hardline communists who had executed the leftist Prime Minister Maurice Bishop. She's also worked at Granma, Cuba’s official communist party newspaper.

[snip]

As for Reed, she was profiled in the Miami Herald back in 1983 after she and her husband returned to Cuba after American forces liberated Grenada. She talked about the fear she felt at seeing U.S. Marines surrounding the Cuban embassy, and told the newspaper, “I feel I have a very strong identification with the Cuban revolution.”

“When I first came to Cuba in the ’70s, I was very impressed with their efforts in building a new kind of society,” Reed explained.

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/rich-noyes/2009/08/08/cnn-uses-pro-communist-american-tout-cuban-health-care

17 posted on 09/21/2009 5:47:57 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Nervous Tick

501(c)3’s can “supposedly” participate in issues advocacy, but may not endorse a specific candidate. But there is a lot of gray area in this and groups like the Conservative Coalition have been taken to court because of their Voter’s Guides, which advocated stands on certain issues, but did not endorse candidates.

Churches are not supposed to endorse candidates, but that law is obviously not applied universally.

That’s my understanding.


18 posted on 09/21/2009 5:50:16 AM PDT by randita (Release ALL the ACORN video now or risk having it deep sixed by Holder.)
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To: silverleaf
The sycophant state run media. The government mind as well pay the shills in the media who carry their water.
19 posted on 09/21/2009 5:54:15 AM PDT by peeps36 (Democrats Don't Need No Stinking Input From You Little People)
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To: randita

thank and FRegards


20 posted on 09/21/2009 5:54:43 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: conservativesister

Lame Stream Media run by Progressively Liberal Mediots.


21 posted on 09/21/2009 6:08:40 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Does 0b0z0 have any friends, who aren't traitors, spies, tax cheats and criminals?)
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To: cripplecreek

CNN : “ Closed News Network”


22 posted on 09/21/2009 6:13:12 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: peeps36
I like them all but the really fun one is "The Sycophant Media" since it mocks their pretensions of being "objective journalists".

Mockery is our best tool since that whole industry rests on their fraudulent claims to intellectual credibility with their reader/viewer.

Destroy that claim, destroy the industry.

23 posted on 09/21/2009 6:22:01 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (The 0 regime: harmless as an enemy and treacherous as a friend.)
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To: MNJohnnie

“The Sycophant Media”

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perfect


24 posted on 09/21/2009 6:43:38 AM PDT by maica (Freedom consists not in doing what we like,but in having the right to do what we ought. John Paul II)
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To: conservativesister

The main point, is to NEVER use the term MSM when commenting on these Obamaphile organizations.

We all must get a grip on our own vocabulary, and not let the leftists in our country tell us what words to use in political discussions.


25 posted on 09/21/2009 6:46:14 AM PDT by maica (Freedom consists not in doing what we like,but in having the right to do what we ought. John Paul II)
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To: netmilsmom

“State Run Media” describes it the best.

At present the government provides direction on content.

If they get bailouts or special tax considerations or any similar type of government handout, then the title is accurate from a business standpoint as well.


26 posted on 09/21/2009 6:49:57 AM PDT by kidd (Obama: The triumph of hope over evidence)
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To: conservativesister
Use the term "Lame Stream Media" anytime you can and pass it on!

I prefer Government Run Media...which is what they are taking talking points from Axelrod at least once a day.

27 posted on 09/21/2009 6:51:18 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: conservativesister

Well then, once the media takes the money they will be officially “state run” won’t they.
We know that they carry Obama’s water now it’s just official.
Constitution? what Constitution?


28 posted on 09/21/2009 7:08:52 AM PDT by vanilla swirl
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To: conservativesister

“Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) has introduced S. 673, - “Newspaper Revitalization Act,” that would the news outlets tax deals if they were to restructure as 501(c)(3)”

Ummmmmm…..

“Congress shall make no law……..abridging the freedom…..of the press;”


29 posted on 09/21/2009 7:28:39 AM PDT by CSM (Business is too big too fail... Government is too big to succeed... I am too small to matter...)
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To: conservativesister

The Major News source, Fox has reported a huge scandal involving a government agency called Acorn, video’s of the corruption of this agency has spread across the country and with promise of more to come. Developing.

Members of Minority News, (ABCNBCCBS etal), when asked why they haven’t reported on this scandal the answers went from they didn’t know about it to they were waiting for verification from the New York Times.


30 posted on 09/21/2009 8:43:17 AM PDT by RetSignman (Townhalls ..."We have seen the Patriots and they are us")
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To: conservativesister

State run media is more correct.


31 posted on 09/21/2009 7:40:57 PM PDT by The Wizard (Democrat Party: a criminal enterprise)
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