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Time for a new Fox? (Now an all pro-amnesty lineup)
The Daily Caller ^ | January 21, 2013 | Mickey Kaus

Posted on 01/22/2013 9:56:09 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Does Fox News now have an All-Amnesty lineup? Looks like it. Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly have now fallen in line behind World Citizen Rupert Murdoch’s support of ”sweeping, generous immigration reform,” including a “path to citizenship.” Karl Rove was always on board, of course.

What about Fox News’ viewers? Are they going to go along like sheep? They now have no network that represents their perspective on what seems to be a key issue for Obama’s second term. Is it time for a new Fox? (Wouldn’t it be time for a new Fox anyway? That lineup has been stale for years.) …

P.S.: Is there any other issue in American politics where the media’s coverage is so one-sided? Even non-PC newspapers are eager to expand Latino readership–they’ve been in a GOP-like panic about not offending Latinos for years. (When was the last time an L.A. Times editor sent a reporter to interview construction workers who’d permanently lost their middle class jobs to cheaper undocumented labor?) Public radio stations get grants to broadcast “Latino” content, often drearily didactic and inevitably pro-amnesty. Now even the opposition isn’t in opposition. I look forward to vigorous ”balanced” debates between pro-amnesty Democrats and pro-amnesty Marco Rubio throughout the spring...

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; foxnews; gop; illegalaliens; illegalimmigration; immigration; marcorubio; murdoch; tedbaxter; television
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To: SecondAmendment

SecondAmendment ~:” Fox has also gone over to the gun-bashers side as well, with virtually universal support of “Common Sense Gun Laws”. “

Once you start to tinker with the Constitution , what’s to stop you from tinkering more , and more,..
until it no longer stands as the “Law of the Land” ??
Right now , we have NO ONE in Federal Office who respects the Constitution !

Immigration same thing ~ when citizenship means nothing to those who are sworn to uphold enforce the Constitution ,
who then upholds and enforces the Constitution ? Who is responsible, or accountable ?

Right now , we have a collusion of the media with Government - so that legitimate issues don’t get publicly aired !
We have no televised voice to the Conservative values
How else can you reach the uninformed or underinformed voters ?
Right now , the Conservative voice is relegated to the radio airwaves .
We are preaching to ourselves !!
Even some of those voices have already become ‘tainted ‘ by trying to appeal to the more RHINO philosophy .
If you want to effectively get the Conservative voice out - you have to get in front of the general uncommitted voter.
Fox used to be part of that voice ~ not any more !

41 posted on 01/22/2013 10:59:01 AM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Pay attention - the inmates ARE running the asylum!)
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To: tired&retired

If I remember right, the Judge had a regular program which is no longer in existence. I guess Fox just calls upon him when needed.

I like the guy. I suppose his no-nonsense approach offends the wussies. Personally, I believe this country would be better off with more like him. We need someone to tell it like it is.

42 posted on 01/22/2013 11:01:11 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Frank Sheed
Personally, I haven’t watched FAUX News for over 2 years.

I quit right after the '08 election and tired of it long before that, but just couldn't give it up. What was turning me off (and still does) is the way the shows are setup. Right vs. left. If a commentator was on the right, they espoused right viewpoints, left espoused left. In many cases, the arguments are specious or you can tell the person doesn't really believe what they are saying. It's like sports. Take a side and cheer your team. The content and the importance of the content is lost in the staging. It's merely cheap entertainment.

What about right and wrong? Critical thinking? Thinking for ones self?

When I do turn the news on to watch a current event, such as storm coverage, I feel like I have to trade 10 IQ points for every half hour I suffer through.

43 posted on 01/22/2013 11:06:43 AM PST by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: xzins

Marco Rubio was just meeting with United Farm Workers UNION seeing what they wanted in his Illegal Alien Amnesty bill

Rubio’s Plan is all Amnesty. He is an Amnesty Liberal

44 posted on 01/22/2013 11:08:13 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
FOX is shifting leftward. I think the disastrous predictions by FOX figures and its contract analysts-Rove!-are the major driving forces behind the shift. FOX really blew it this last election and it scared the holy h*ll out of their management.

On the other hand they signed up Rove for another four years which surprised the bejabbers out of me. I have not seen nor heard from Dick Morris since his disaster.

Conservatism took a major body blow this last election. The blow may even have been fatal. Hence, once again- the whole country moved left and FOX will like wise move left-RATINGS!

45 posted on 01/22/2013 11:08:40 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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Brit Hume was nearly fired from Fox News because of his constant fighting in studio with his ex wife, who was a producer when he hosted Special Report. His fellow coworkers considered Hume to be an, something smelly you wipe in the bathroom. He lost SR host gig...but kept as a FNC contributor.

46 posted on 01/22/2013 11:17:11 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

RE: my favorite these days is The Military Channel


47 posted on 01/22/2013 11:33:50 AM PST by jesseam (eliev)
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To: xzins

Rubio’s plan is effective amnesty. It will created 10’s of millions of new, government-dependent Americans and add an insurmountable millions more of Democrat votes.

48 posted on 01/22/2013 11:34:36 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

Amnesty is a non issue till the borders are closed. Period. We all worry about it too much. Close the borders. Then deal with it. I’m surely not pro amnesty, but I am a realist, Until we stop the flow into the country there is no reason to worry about the the flow out. my2cents

49 posted on 01/22/2013 11:47:48 AM PST by nowings (John McCain types are the problem)
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To: nowings

Both the Dems and the GOPe are pushing for an amnesty bill this year. That’s reality.

50 posted on 01/22/2013 11:53:19 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: Wurlitzer
Legal immigration is changing the demographics of this country and creating more Dem voters.

87 percent of the 1.2 million legal immigrants entering annually are minorities as defined by the U.S. Government and almost all of the illegal aliens are minorities. By 2019 half of the children 18 and under in the U.S. will be classified as minorities and by 2042, half of the residents of this country will be minorities. Generally, immigrants and minorities vote predominantly for the Democrat Party. Hence, Democrats view immigration as a never-ending source of voters that will make them the permanent majority party.

51 posted on 01/22/2013 11:54:52 AM PST by kabar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The fix is already in.

I wondered, when I saw Murdoch being pilloried in London about the "reporting scandal", if that was the message to Murdoch to get in line or else.

52 posted on 01/22/2013 12:00:45 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fox boomed because they already had the right half the viewing public to themselves, and that left the other broadcasters to split the left half between them.

If Fox shifts left, then they lose their advantage and that opens the door for others. Beck is taking his shot, and more power to him. I don’t know why others can’t do the same.

The current crop of news agencies is so poor that Al Jazeera even looks good compared to them.

In the age of cable and internet TV (which is beginning to unfold) this is the time. Maybe we should start FR-TV.

53 posted on 01/22/2013 12:04:13 PM PST by marron
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I quit watching FOX about 20 years ago (shortly after it debuted). All network news is spin, propaganda, and agenda-driven personality-cult claptrap. Find a good cartoon show to watch, instead. You’ll probably get more information. I recommend Phineas and Ferb, for beginners.

54 posted on 01/22/2013 12:04:41 PM PST by redhead (Height of futility: Paying taxes to a government without a budget)
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To: 9YearLurker
Rubio’s plan is effective amnesty. It will created 10’s of millions of new, government-dependent Americans and add an insurmountable millions more of Democrat votes.

More to the point, it'll give the White House to the Democrats for the next 200 years and kill off the American Republic.

Your kids and grandkids can look forward to reeducation camps and death camps -- for being Republican conservatives, and later on for just being white. It's the logic of power: People who have a strong tradition of liberty have to be eliminated en masse, like the kulaks.

55 posted on 01/22/2013 12:05:14 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

FNC jumped the shark a long time ago. It’s filled with liberal castoffs from other propaganda organizations. Why they hire these bums is beyond me unless corporate suicide is their objective.

Other than Cavuto or their business channel they are just another liberal gab fest.

On occasion I will watch their top of the hour news and that is about it as their other programing quality has dropped off to “it’s close enough for government work” standards and working for the government is what they are about it seems.

It would be nice to see a news organization who just gave me the news and didn’t have reporters having orgasms over political candidates or parties.

56 posted on 01/22/2013 12:07:25 PM PST by sarge83
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To: LifeComesFirst
That having been said, we should, as Milton Friedman said, make it impossible for immigrants to receive welfare.

Pay attention. If you give them the vote, they will put people like Bustamante and Villaraigosa in power and get welfare that way.

Amnesty = loss of America. Get it?

57 posted on 01/22/2013 12:08:33 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: kabar
I hate the word "Latino" -- there is no such word in English!

It's another media-made, BS word.

58 posted on 01/22/2013 12:13:05 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: who knows what evil?

I’ve been trying to tell people for some time now, if you’re paying for cable or satellite, you’re part of the problem and have zero right to complain. Seriously folks...the world won’t end if you cancel it. Your kids won’t go into convulsions, you won’t miss important world events and if your wife leaves you because of it then she is a low quality broad and you’rr better off without the dead weight.

59 posted on 01/22/2013 12:14:28 PM PST by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: laweeks

Same here...I’ve probably watched 30 minutes total since the election and that’s only from being in other locations where FOX happened to be on. Megyn Kelly was TOO giddy election night. Done w/ her. Brett Baier has been tweeting today about Beyonce lip synching. I told him I had lost all respect for him as journalist. With all the problems facing this country that’s what he chooses to tweet about?

60 posted on 01/22/2013 12:27:06 PM PST by Josa
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