Skip to comments.Are You Ready to Stop Watching the Never-Ending Commercial?
Posted on 11/25/2018 4:36:52 PM PST by Kaslin
The United States has just endured the most expensive midterm elections in history. Most of us are tired of campaign commercials and are glad that they no longer run on television. But we fool ourselves if we think the commercials are really over or that the campaigning is limited to the two months leading up to election day.
The commercials continue, if only in different forms. Political commercials have, somehow, taken over nearly every facet of our lives and every activity we experience. This infestation has happened so gradually that we barely notice how thorough the campaigning has become. We complain about "media bias" and "mixing politics with entertainment," but we are still mired in the trees and do not see the forest. But the forest has overgrown into every aspect of our leisure time.
On television, the real commercial is found in the programs more than the nominal commercial breaks. Network programs plug socialized medicine, either with some fawning reference to the Canadian system or complaints about prescription drug prices and "big pharma." For nearly two decades, virtually every prime-time show has featured gay characters politicizing their orientation. Police and legal shows advocate increased immigration while claiming that unlimited immigration is somehow the law. Popular sitcoms feature promiscuity while ridiculing those who fail to be promiscuous.
The point is not simply that television features bad things. We already knew that. The point is that television programs are little more than commercials for promiscuity, unfettered immigration, socialized medicine, gay rights, and the rest of the Democrat agenda.
Movies are not at all different. Every movie (with a few marginalized exceptions) revises history in some way and serves as a Democrat campaign commercial. The Academy Awards are today's equivalent of Orwell's "two minutes hate" against Republican politicians.
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I stopped watching all TV including sports a couple of years ago.
It’s poison for the mind.
television programs are little more than commercials for promiscuity, unfettered immigration, socialized medicine, gay rights, and the rest of the Democrat agenda.
And we know this and this is disgusting.
Though the promiscuity one on a Saturday night MIGHT be ok, say between 12am and 4am :)
Your point needs to be said over and over because what you observe is happening over and over.
It is actually simple Pavlovian Conditioning. Put another way, it is brainwashing.
Murphy Brown is probably a weekly commercial as are most (if not all) liberal television shows). Mainline news is a political commercial as well.
If you have an antenna there are a number of networks that televise great programming. METV, The Movie Channel, I and H, Antenna TV, Grit . You can pick and choose from 60 years of great movies on YouTube as well. There have been maybe three series and less than a dozen movies made in the last 25 years that I would consider watchable. Im a big film noir fan and YouTube has a good selection.
Those are pretty much what I watch.
Right now, “Perry Mason” is on FETV. That is what I am watching.
[I stopped watching all TV including sports a couple of years ago.
Its poison for the mind.]
Yes it is. There’s a lot of liberal / progressive / spirit of antichrist / social engineering in a lot of shows and even the commercials. It’s beyond nauseating. I usually have to turn away. I only record a few shows and that’s what I watch.
Murphy Brown was frustrating to watch this week. It was on Thanksgiving night, and that’s what our Thanksgiving hosts were watching.
It morphed from a mildly amusing episode about the misadventures Murphy was having cooking Thanksgiving dinner, into a propaganda piece opposing efforts by ICE to detain illegal alien friends of Murphy.
I make it a point to watch Judge Janine and Greg Gutfeld on Saturday night. Both of them do such a great job of skewering the libtards. Other than that, I tune out.
Other than some collegiate sports and the Little League World Series, I’ve happily managed without current tv and movie dreck for a very very long time.
No the haven't. The Mainstream Press does the itself for free daily. The False cries of Racism etc. continue unabated.
I cut access completely to all TV about 6 months ago. Have never vaguely missed even once. Lot’s of extra time to pursue other more worthwhile things. A lot more peace and quiet.
It’s toxic poison. It’s hypnotic brainwashing and indoctrination. It’s evil. Whatever few good things you think are still out there, it’s not worth it. Cut it loose.
I’ve been calling it “Operation Anti-Trump 24/7/365” for some time now...I guess it would be more accurate to say “Anti-America”.
It is time to starve the beast. This year’s elections serve as a reminder that we have more than a political reason to do so. We have the added benefit of freeing ourselves from the never-ending commercial that our popular culture has become.
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Radio, TV, and Movie execs have spent more time and money on pursuing brainwashing/mind control techniques than the CIA, the KGB, and MI6 put together.
And it started with Edward Bernays in the 1920s.
One of the few cable channels I like is TCM.
I may join backlot sometime.
Absolutely. There is no gain in owning a TV, it’s a bad habit; to me it’s a self-administered electronic drug.
it brings continuous a**holes into the living room ... kill your television.
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