About "Liberal" Media Biased Against Obama Page 2
|July 29th, 2008||#11|
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"Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government." - George Washington
|July 29th, 2008||#12|
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Recieved this in my email today:
The article below was written by syndicated columnist, Thomas Sowell, a black man. You may not agree with him, but he is one very intelligent man with a gift for expressing his thoughts in a very blunt way that people can easily understand. He wrote this in a humorous way this past week in a column titled 'Random Thoughts' and published it in newspapers nationally, so maybe you've already seen it. If not, be my guest:
Professor Sowell's Article
Senator John McCain could never convince me to vote for him. Only Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama can cause me to vote for McCain.
After long and serious thought, I have decided to endorse Senator John McCain for President.
I have always voted for the person and have not voted for anyone because some political party was telling me who I should vote for.
We all know the choices by now and, that said, I do believe that the process of selecting a chief executive is deeply flawed. The words 'money' and 'special interests' come to mind, among many others.
Here's the way I see it:
Barack Obama, you are a fine public speaker. You are also an extremely liberal Senator from the State of Illinois , which has a long and rich history of political corruption of the first magnitude. You are indeed a child of that system.
You have finally insulted my intelligence far beyond my capacity to tolerate your insults. It has nothing at all to do with your skin color. As a matter of fact, it would be so COOL to finally have an African-American for President. What a great statement that would be to the entire world that we are indeed the greatest country on earth!
But, unfortunately, General Colin Powell is not running, and YOU are NOT the man for this job!
Barack baby, you want me to believe that you have never heard the sermons of your own pastor, the Right Reverend 'God Damn America' Jeremiah Wright. It is a matter of record that this has been your church for over 20 years. It is a matter of record that you were married there by this very pastor, and that your children were baptized there.
The good Reverend saw fit to visit Khadafy in Libya with you and to give a lifetime achievement award to Louis Farrakhan, of all people.
We have all now seen excerpts of his sermons all over the airwaves by now. And you have publicly stated that this man IS your 'spiritual mentor. BUT, your pastor is NOT the reason I am NOT voting for you. His words were disturbing enough, but it is your own HUGE church congregation, seen jumping, hooting and howling to his words in the background that disturb me the most. And please don't tell me you attended church there and never once heard a 'discouraging word' in the 20 years you attended there. Don't tell me, that in addition to the good reverend, that you are now not having anything to do with all those other people seen hooting and howling out in the audience in the background of his fiery tirades. Even Oprah Winfrey got disgusted and walked out on your campaign. I am no Oprah fan, but still she did the right thing.
Now YOU look me in the eye and ask me to believe that you never heard such language in all the years you attended there! This is like me telling you that I attended dozens of Klan rallies and never once heard the 'N' word. Yep. And Bill Clinton 'did not inhale'.
Yes, Mr. Obama, we all have friends who have said stupid things that embarrassed us, but NOW you have asked me to believe something that is so incredibly stupid that you are telling me that I am just stupid enough to believe you. THAT is the main reason that I will never vote for you.
I am deeply sorry, that in a country teeming with enormously talented African Americans who would make a good President, that the political system has chosen YOU. You are a pathetic and plastic excuse for an American, who will not even salute the Flag during the Pledge of Allegiance. God forbid you ever get near the Oval Office.
Now, did I mention Bill Clinton?
AH YES! This brings us to MRS. WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON, who this candidate really is, in spite of all the other names she may care to call herself. This 'feminist' piece of work of course would like to be referred to as MS. And we all know who wears the pantsuit in that family.
MS. Clinton, it is just as depressing to realize that there are dozens of women who would also make great Presidents. But, unfortunately, the horrible state of the selection process has selected YOU. Ms. Clinton, I'm sorry, but you could not tell the truth if we water boarded your worthless 'rear end'!
Still you play the role of the 'embarrassed but dignified noble wife'. What utter malarkey! I am not voting for you for a world of reasons, but the main one is the same as my not voting for Senator Obama.
You persistently insult my intelligence. It COULD be conceivably possible that you did not know about Monica Lewinsky, extremely remote, but possible if we stretch our imaginations a bit. But you turn around and then ask me to believe that you also did not know about Paula Jones and the legion of other women who were chewed up and spit out by your lecherous excuse for a husband. Puleese turn off this broken record!!!
But let's set aside your hubby's flagrant peccadilloes. The real reason I will never vote for you is that I don't think the country can survive EIGHT MORE YEARS of Whitewater, Travelgate, Filegate, Sandy Berger stuffing his socks with classified intelligence, Janet Reno's goon squad, and the myriad other corruptions that seem to stick to you like your ugly face. So our former President can't keep his thingy in his pants. The REAL issue is that he committed perjury under oath when he lied about it and the pathetically attempted cover-up that followed.
Like you, he is totally incapable of telling the truth. He could not do it if you tortured him, and in voting for you, we would get the BOTH of you, all over again. The same folks who could have taken out Osama Bin Laden over 4,000 dead Americans ago!
And please stop telling me that you have '8 years of experience' to lead us. You were the freakin' first lady already, not the Commander-in-Chief. Jeez! The sum of your 'experience' is that of the most worrisome and incompetent meddling in the history of the White House. You even cursed your pitiful staff and the Secret Service agents who were and still are unfortunately charged with risking their lives to protect your worthless, thieving hide, and all at the expense of other people who have to work for a living.
Your single pathetic platform is to finance the illegal drugs, alcoholism and bad habits of the very lowest and most irresponsible freeloaders in America and to then 'garnish the wages' (your own words) of every law-abiding and hard-working American to pay for it. This disaster you refer to as 'Universal Health Care.' Where have you been the last 30 years? Did you not see that socialism is a failure wherever it has been tried? Did you not notice that the Soviet Union has collapsed since it gave no reward to those who worked the hardest for the fruits of their own labors to pay for those who will not?
It is interesting to see all the dead bodies that you and your hubby have left in your wake. Suicides, mysterious deaths, cover-ups that make Richard Nixon look like a rank amateur. The utter contempt and unbelievable arrogance of some of your strongest supporters, most notably the recently resigned and disgraced Governor Eliot Spitzer, the epitome of hypocritical and malevolent arrogance gone wild, one of your most ardent, wealthy and powerful political supporters. A man the news media refuses to admit IS a 'super delegate' in your own political machine, a fine example of your own 'adopted' state of New York . No wonder you moved there to run for Senator! The environment there is perfect for the likes of you!
Yes, I would vote for a woman, but I will NOT vote for YOU!
Which leaves us with Senator John McCain.
John, you are a flawed man. You are a bit old, a bit loony, and you have a notoriously bad temper. This perfectly qualifies you, in my humble opinion, to lead us for the next eight years. I WANT your trembling hand on the nuclear button.
Think about it.
We have Kim Jong IL, Chavez and Ahmadenijad all running around like lunatics, threatening America and threatening to plunge the world into nuclear Armageddon. We have Putin and the Chinese blustering and rattling their sabers at us. I want John McCain in the Oval Office and I want him to be really ticked off at all these other nut jobs around the planet.
John, once you are elected, I want you to go into the Oval Office and throw one of your perfect FITS. Jump up and down and throw something through a plate glass window. Rip the drapes down and foam at the mouth a bit. And I want the whole thing on camera so that Ahmadinejad can see it. I want ALL of these 'world leaders' to lay awake at night and to break out in a cold sweat every time they think of messing with the United States of America .
I want the nuclear button sitting right next to the alarm clock on your nightstand. I want pictures of this to be sent to Iran , Russia , China , Venezuela , Cuba , Libya , Syria , Pakistan , and those other dopes in the sheets, the Saudis.
On the domestic front, poor John did try and reach across the aisle to the opposition in a desperate effort to compromise and to get the Congress to do something. You may not agree with his efforts, but at least he TRIED. For all his efforts, all he got handed to him was his head in a basket. The liberals are ticked at him and the conservatives are ticked at him. Just my kinda guy.
"It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle." - Norman Schwarskopf, Commander of Desert Storm Operations
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I predict that John will select Senator Joe Lieberman as his running mate. Good choice. I want a Jew whose memory of the Holocaust is still fresh in his mind and who is royally ticked off at all of these towel-headed morons in the Middle East to be the next in line if something should happen to John. Shalom, Vice President Joe. One heartbeat from the Oval Office.
Finally. John McCain knows on a most personal level what it is to suffer horrible torture for years and to see others die, right in front of you, for their love of America . When you ask him about it, he will tell you that what he did was 'nothing special.' Even more incredibly, he states that ANY American who truly loves his country would do exactly the same as he did in that situation. You and I will have a hard time believing that, but the real point is that John McCain believes that about the 'average American,' and that, dear friends and neighbors, is why I will cast my one poor ballot on election day for John McCain -- warts and all.'
|July 29th, 2008||#14|
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I don't listen to it that often, but I'll grant you that AM talk radio is dominated by conservative hosts but the liberal bias if the mainstream media just fuels them. In fact the other day, one of them referred to a "study" done by the Center for Media and Public Affairs (or something to that effect) that came to the conclusion that employees of the mainstream media outlets in this country contribute to liberal politicians as opposed to conservatives by an overwhelming majority, to the order of 100 to 1. And no, I haven't taken the time to verify it but it makes sense to me. I know some folks in the media and I'm fairly certain that they wouldn't skew that study.
I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which in truth, they are.
Gen. W.T. Sherman
|July 29th, 2008||#15|
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Given that in almost every article I have read of his he has attacked Obama (and in fact anyone in the democratic camp) I am a little suspicious of his impartiality claims, he appears to be more of a conservative in denial than a "swinging" voter.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation. ~Francois De La Rochefoucauld
|July 29th, 2008||#16|
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Conservatives dominate AM radio, hahahahaha. No one listens to AM radio (Hardly), that's usually because the stations don't get very decent reception. Most folks get their news from cable news stations, local news, newspapers, internet and maybe FM and pay radio like Sirius. Those are highly dominated by liberal news personnel and stations. Exactly why they don't and won't get my money or ratings. These people that are delegated to places like AM radio by the liberal controlled media are the ones to be listened to, they are purposely put in those places in hopes that no one will listen to them. Usually, because they tell the truth it seems to me.
Anger itself does more harm than the condition which aroused anger.
- Samurai maxim
Last edited by AikiRooster; July 29th, 2008 at 10:39..
|July 29th, 2008||#17|
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It depends which college you are talking about. If you went to Oberlin then I'd say you tendencies are liberal. If you go to University of Mississppi School of Journalism then you writing is probably going to lean right.
But not always. I went to a very liberal college in the Mid-West and one of my classmates was known other than Jonah Goldberg who is now the Editor of the ARCH-Conservative National Review. And I can tell you Johan was every bit as Conservative in college as he is now. On the other hand, he DID fire Ann Coulter so I give him credit on that.
Also, Radio Facist Michelle Malkin went to (Liberal) Oberlin college.
Secondly most of the "Media" is not run by journalists but by entertainers, actors, or broadcast jounalists which is a combination of stagecraft, and journalism. If you want REAL journalism, (and coincidentially where the liberal press has a small voice) the only place you'll find that are newspapers and magazines.
However, the print media is the least popular form of media, and TV and radio is absolutly dominated by conservative 'talk'. And I say talk because many of the conservative "journalists" have NO degree at all, people like Hannity, or fake journalist like Limbaugh.
But heres my favorite fact to prove that the media is conservative. Who OWNS the Media? Well the largest Business owners of the liberal media are:
Rupert Murdock (arch conservative, recently revealed by Scott McCellan that FOX NEWS was using WH talking points and presenting them as news). Also owns NY Daily News, and WSJ amongst other newspapers.
Richard Mellon Scaife(longtime Bush friend and campaign contributer) owns several newspapers in the midwest and Pennsylvania including Pittsburg Tribune-Review.
Sun Myung Moon -Owner of the Ultra Conservative Washington Times.
The Mays Brothers (Owners of Clearwater Communications owns 60% of all Radio Stations waves in the USA).
Then we have the corporate media and with all Big Business they lean conservative as well..
CBS - Owned by Viacom
NBC - Owner by Universal
Time-Warner (CNN, Time Magazine) and a Heavy Bush Contributor. One of only 53 companies to donate the Maximum allowed by Federal Election law.
ABC - Owned by the ULTRA conservative DISNEY Corporation. Remember which company refused to distribute Micheal Moore Fahrenheit 9-11 into movie theaters?
"My center is giving way, my right is in retreat situation excellent. I shall attack." -Foch
I am from NYC. I fly a French flag because I work in Paris.
Last edited by mmarsh; July 29th, 2008 at 13:21..
|July 29th, 2008||#18|
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Pure nonsense. I wish they were half as Conservative as you wanna claim.
Also, Ol Scotty's being used by the left, he's an idiot, too dumb to notice. Most of his garbage is lies.
Last edited by AikiRooster; July 29th, 2008 at 12:13..
|July 29th, 2008||#19|
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Mmarsh may have some good points.
I've got to put my view on this under review.
Then again, many issues may not fall neatly into a conservative-liberal platform. For example, when it comes to news networks, there is a liberal and conservative kind of news but it is not inconceivable that a corporate owned news company would publish news which is highly liberal simply because it sells extremely well with the youth and once people attach themselves to a channel or a newspaper, website what have you, they tend to stay with it.
Whatever sells. And there's no simple answer to this one either. Some people sell shoes to be worn with suits, others to improve mile times. Some networks will sell conservative, others will sell liberal.
|July 29th, 2008||#20|
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Then PROVE IT otherwise.
If you are so convinced of the liberal "bias" then surely you have some evidence to support it, otherwise your just sprouting propaganda.
I'd also like evidence that Scott McCellan is being "used". Did the left put a gun to his head and made him write a tell-all book?
Last edited by mmarsh; July 29th, 2008 at 13:22..
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