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Tue Nov 20, 2012, 10:23 PM

That screaming you hear in the distance is Rupert Murdoch losing it--FOX could be in trouble!

It is a very, very bad day to be Rupert Murdoch.

News Corp exposed to growing legal threat following charges for tabloid duo

The new round of criminal charges brought in the UK against former senior News International editors has once raised again the prospect that Rupert Murdoch's New York-based parent company may be prosecuted under US anti-bribery laws, and complicates the rehabilitation of his son James as a possible successor to lead the global media empire.

The charges brought against Rebekah Brooks, who ran Murdoch's newspaper holdings in Britain, Andy Coulson, former editor of the now defunct News of the World, and two other former News International employees exposes the parent News Corporation to possible action under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The FCPA exists to prosecute US-domiciled companies for acts of bribery and corruption that they might commit abroad.

An official of the British ministry of defence, Bettina Jordan Barber, also faces trial for allegedly receiving £100,000 from Murdoch's tabloid newspapers for information that led to a series of published stories. The allegation that money passed hands clearly falls within the legal remit of the FCPA.

(AND DON"T MISS THIS PART:::::::The latest legal difficulties to hit News Corporation could also potentially have ramifications on its 27 TV licences within the Fox network – the real financial heart of the operation. Three of the licences are up for renewal, and in August the ethics watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (Crew) filed a petition with the US broadcasting regulator, the Federal Communications Commission, that called for them to be denied on the grounds that the company did not have the requisite character to run a public service.

There is more to read at the link....much, much, much more!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/nov/20/news-corp-legal-threat-brooks-coulson-charges

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Reply That screaming you hear in the distance is Rupert Murdoch losing it--FOX could be in trouble! (Original post)
DonRedwood Nov 2012 OP
pacalo Nov 2012 #1
nadinbrzezinski Nov 2012 #2
RobertEarl Nov 2012 #3
tj_crackersnatch Nov 2012 #4
hrmjustin Nov 2012 #6
tj_crackersnatch Nov 2012 #7
hrmjustin Nov 2012 #9
calimary Nov 2012 #19
DonRedwood Nov 2012 #47
calimary Nov 2012 #89
DonRedwood Nov 2012 #92
calimary Nov 2012 #93
tj_crackersnatch Nov 2012 #57
DanM Nov 2013 #94
DonRedwood Nov 2012 #41
DonRedwood Nov 2012 #51
tj_crackersnatch Nov 2012 #56
Rosa Luxemburg Nov 2012 #5
Historic NY Nov 2012 #12
Michigan Alum Nov 2012 #24
PatrynXX Nov 2012 #33
DonRedwood Nov 2012 #42
Rosa Luxemburg Nov 2012 #84
smirkymonkey Nov 2012 #8
madfloridian Nov 2012 #10
freshwest Nov 2012 #22
NEOBuckeye Nov 2012 #40
freshwest Nov 2012 #46
DonRedwood Nov 2012 #48
DonRedwood Nov 2012 #49
madfloridian Nov 2012 #54
Timbuk3 Nov 2012 #11
thesquanderer Nov 2012 #18
dmr Nov 2012 #38
onenote Nov 2012 #79
joeunderdog Nov 2012 #13
DonRedwood Nov 2012 #44
bluedigger Nov 2012 #14
Milliesmom Nov 2012 #15
beac Nov 2012 #16
marble falls Nov 2012 #17
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marble falls Nov 2012 #43
defacto7 Nov 2012 #20
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sigmasix Nov 2012 #21
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DonRedwood Nov 2012 #50
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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 10:46 PM

1. Bookmarking for later.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 10:47 PM

2. Oh my

...

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 10:54 PM

3. Heh

... license denied on the grounds that Fox did not have the requisite character...


On top of that are going to be all the corporations that spent a gazillion dollars trying to buy the presidency for Mitt.

I'm sure Fox promised them that together, Mitt would sit.

Now there has to be some pretty po'd advertisers who are gonna tell Rupert to look somewhere else for $$.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 10:55 PM

4. isnt this...

...just a shame?

Not really

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Response to tj_crackersnatch (Reply #4)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 10:57 PM

6. Welcome to DU!

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #6)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:03 PM

7. hrmjustin

I humbly thank you fellow pilgrim

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Response to tj_crackersnatch (Reply #7)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:05 PM

9. Enjoy my friend.

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Response to tj_crackersnatch (Reply #4)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:36 PM

19. Welcome to DU, tj_crackersnatch!

Yeah, it is just a shame... NOT!!!!!

Glad you're here! Let's keep the pressure on these bastards!

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Response to calimary (Reply #19)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:24 PM

47. I'm curious calimary...

are you a mary from california or are you

calimari with a y ?

I've always wondered...

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Response to DonRedwood (Reply #47)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 05:09 PM

89. I am a mary from california!

And I DO love sushi, but not calimari so much. I just happen to love puns. The stinkier the better!

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Response to calimary (Reply #89)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 12:22 AM

92. we had a long conversation about this once....i think it was freshwest and I

but we never got an answer. I'll have to let him know, cali mary!

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Response to DonRedwood (Reply #92)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 01:23 AM

93. Cool!

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Response to calimary (Reply #19)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:43 PM

57. Thanx...

...heaps! I'll give it a go

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Response to calimary (Reply #19)

Wed Nov 6, 2013, 09:00 AM

94. I know, right? n/t

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Response to tj_crackersnatch (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:00 PM

41. Welcome to DU!

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Response to tj_crackersnatch (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:54 PM

51. was this your first post?

That's funny--I didn't join DU for years and then one day I HAD to comment on a post about Rupert Murdoch, so I joined just to get my two cents in. Perhaps Rupert M. does serve a purpose after all.... he drives us out of our silence.

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Response to DonRedwood (Reply #51)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:41 PM

56. hey don

Same! I've been lurking around for awhile, been to other sites but I think I have found "my people"

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 10:56 PM

5. wouldn't it be peaceful if there was no Fox

we could get back to balanced media

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Response to Rosa Luxemburg (Reply #5)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:14 PM

12. maybe peaceful...

but the freepers would be unhinged at the blow hole Limpy..

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Response to Historic NY (Reply #12)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:52 PM

24. No kidding the freepers would go ballistic.

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Response to Michigan Alum (Reply #24)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:49 AM

33. probably start that civil war they

keep expecting....

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Response to Rosa Luxemburg (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:12 PM

42. I dream of such a thing!

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Response to DonRedwood (Reply #42)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 09:02 PM

84. The Fox blondes would be out of a job

you might see them stocking the shelves at Walmart

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:05 PM

8. Is he still alive?

It can't be much longer can it it?

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:11 PM

10. It's disturbing though that Murdoch is gaining footholds in US public schools.

...even as he is having legal troubles elsewhere. He has lucrative contracts that I know of in Chicago and NYC.

Accountability only matters for public school teachers it seems.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021846170

There is no doubt that the performance of U.S. students against their international counterparts continues to disappoint. But since the reasons for this are so difficult to pin down, a parade of self-proclaimed experts and “reformers” has emerged in recent years, touting the urgency of their proposed solutions – never mind if they require redirecting streams of taxpayer dollars into the pockets of their friends.

News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch is among the more-recognizable faces of this movement, having purchased education technology firm Wireless Generation for $360 million in November 2010.

“When it comes to K-12 education,” Murdoch said at the time, “we see a $500 billion sector in the U.S. alone that is waiting desperately to be transformed by big breakthroughs that extend the reach of great teaching.”




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Response to madfloridian (Reply #10)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:48 PM

22. Serious stuff, there. The result of years of hatred directed at public schools in media.

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Response to freshwest (Reply #22)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:13 AM

40. Nothing like the old finding ways to ruin life for the young.

Murdoch has more than worn out his welcome on this planet.

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Response to NEOBuckeye (Reply #40)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:23 PM

46. You ever noticed how long these guys live, though? Darth outlived his expiration date years ago.

Yet that piece of hateful flesh still lives on with a younger person's heart. I don't begrudge anyone staying alive as long as they can.

But he never seemed to care about other people's lives. And just because those lives weren't in his circle of friends and family, didn't mean they shouldn't have had the right to live as long as nature would have allowed.

It's a paradox that defies moral reasoning, but it does fit in with the life a successful predator, the ruthless acts committed.

The instinct to survive superceding all other considerations. Murdoch is about himself only and has conned millions into deadly ways of thinking.

JMHO.

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Response to madfloridian (Reply #10)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:29 PM

48. Very chilling. Especially if they can do more online schooling

Imagine rupert murdoch in charge of the videos shown to the home-schoolers. If he isn't already.

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Response to madfloridian (Reply #10)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:30 PM

49. And, I want to say again, SO good to see you posting again MadFlo (as I call you in my head)

you are always teachin' me stuff and you always back it up with facts and links. i appreciate the effort your posts must take.

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Response to DonRedwood (Reply #49)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:08 PM

54. Appreciate that.

They are turning public coffers over to private companies right before our eyes, then acting like we are over-reacting. Amazing how they have done it.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:12 PM

11. I love this

Whether it's successful or not is an entirely different queston, but "a petition with the US broadcasting regulator, the Federal Communications Commission, that called for them to be denied on the grounds that the company did not have the requisite character to run a public service" is a lawsuit filed on a fact, and facts are things of beauty in a lawsuit.

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Response to Timbuk3 (Reply #11)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:33 PM

18. But Fox News is not covered by broadcast licenses

only Fox's over-the-air channels are. So sadly, the FCC has the power to take away the channels that have The Simpsons, but not Fox News.

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Response to thesquanderer (Reply #18)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:06 AM

38. But it's the mega-profits of those channels that helps to keep Fox Cable afloat.

It would be sweet to see Fox News fall apart.

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Response to dmr (Reply #38)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 07:35 PM

79. Wrong.

According to News Corp.'s most recent quarterly report, its cable network division (which includes Fox News, a slew of Fox-owned regional sports channels, FX, Nat Geo, Speed, and a bunch of other services) contributed $953 million in operating revenues, up $178 million from a year earlier.

Its broadcast division: $156 million, up only $23 million from a year earlier.

http://www.newscorp.com/investor/download/NWS_Q1_2013.pdf

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:15 PM

13. He's quietly buying the LA Times and Chicago Tribune.

How much trouble could he be in?

The guys filthier than dirt and should be in jail for life.

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Response to joeunderdog (Reply #13)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:13 PM

44. Did that go through?

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:17 PM

14. I'm going to have to start practicing my happy dance.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:20 PM

15. I will wake up laughing

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:21 PM

16. K&R! Bad news for Murdoch = good news for the rest of mankind. n/t

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:30 PM

17. I'm trying very hard to not be unseemingly gleefull over Ruperts imminent troubles. I do know how ..

Fox could regain some sort of stature in news. Hire Kieth Olbermann as head of Fox news.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #17)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:12 AM

25. That's some out of the box thinking, right there.



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Response to bluedigger (Reply #25)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:12 PM

43. It never hurts to ask.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:43 PM

20. K&R

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Response to defacto7 (Reply #20)

Thu Nov 21, 2013, 07:41 PM

95. Going to link this elsewhere!

Entertaining, if not informative.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:46 PM

21. Murdoch's biography?

I've only been able to gather small amounts of information about Mr. Murdoch. It's obvious to anyone that is paying attention that he is a very bad person, but does anyone know where to find a truthful biography of Murdoch? Especially his time before going international- I've heard that he was involved in denying ancestral land and other recuperative measures to the aboriginal population in Australia. I've also heard rumors that he bribed politicians to get his American citizenship application approved quickly. Any DU members have proof to support these rumors? Murdoch is very secretive, which makes it difficult for interested parties to sort the rumors from the facts.

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Response to sigmasix (Reply #21)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:20 AM

29. In his own words:

"The details of my life are quite inconsequential... very well, where do I begin? My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from Belgium with low grade narcolepsy and a penchant for buggery. My mother was a fifteen year old French prostitute named Chloe with webbed feet. My father would womanize, he would drink. He would make outrageous claims like he invented the question mark. Sometimes he would accuse chestnuts of being lazy. The sort of general malaise that only the genius possess and the insane lament. My childhood was typical. Summers in Rangoon, luge lessons. In the spring we'd make meat helmets. When I was insolent I was placed in a burlap bag and beaten with reeds- pretty standard really. At the age of twelve I received my first scribe. At the age of fourteen a Zoroastrian named Vilma ritualistically shaved my testicles. There really is nothing like a shorn scrotum... it's breathtaking- I highly suggest you try it."

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Response to bluedigger (Reply #29)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:31 AM

30. thank you

this made my day. I'm going to get a chuckle out of this reply every time I think of it for months.

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Response to sigmasix (Reply #30)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:37 AM

32. It's a classic bit of tomfoolery.

I'm glad you enjoyed it in the spirit in which it was intended and welcome to DU!

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Response to bluedigger (Reply #29)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:44 PM

50. hmmm...i never imagined he'd actually be that interesting.

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Response to bluedigger (Reply #29)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:27 PM

55. Dr. Evil's finest speech!

Go Dr. Evil!!!!

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Response to bluedigger (Reply #29)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:39 PM

66. HA!

funniest thing I've read all week. easily.

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Response to sigmasix (Reply #21)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:14 PM

45. Hey there, welcome to DU!

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 11:50 PM

23. Thanks, Brits!

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Response to freshwest (Reply #23)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:07 PM

53. :0) It has been fascinating to follow.

One of the most intriguing cases of the past decade, in my opinion.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:14 AM

26. Looking forward to the fireworks..

Thanks for posting...

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:14 AM

27. Excellent WORK on the part of CREW and UK watchdog groups!!!

As a Christian I believe all their hypocrisy is catching up with them.... with a little bit of help from our friends across the POND!

I'm praying for the complete and total success of this petition to deny ALL 27 licenses. This NON-News NON-FAIR & Balanced Station DESERVES TO LOSE ALL 27 licenses and GO OFF THE AIR FOREVER!!

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:14 AM

28. Yes, please

There is no way in hell Murdoch didn't know about the bribes. I don't think that old bastard lets a single penny escape his grasp without knowing exactly where it's going.

Politicians, even MPs, are not cheap to buy, either.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:37 AM

31. This won't go anywhere

He has to much money in his pocket. He'll make it go away. Sadly.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:52 AM

34. NOT UNTIL the US has an FCC again, that intends to protect public airwaves from liars & thieves.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:04 AM

35. Awww! What a shame.

This is getting good.


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Response to Lugnut (Reply #35)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:17 AM

36. I don't think this effects the cable news outlet

Licensees are for broadcast, not cable. They are referring to local news stations that are affiliates of Fox network, not Fox News Channel.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #36)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 04:17 PM

87. Not likely to effect anything

this has been "getting good" for several years. And nothing has come of any of it. Nothing significant overseas, and literally nothing in the US. Still waiting to see anything actually happen as a result of the misdeeds coming to light.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:34 AM

37. Wonder what he's tweeting....

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:27 AM

39. FLOOD the FCC website with complaints, maybe they will do some... thing...

1. Yes, I know this may require premedication. But watch some FAUX. Note the show and time that offends you personally. It won't
take long.
2. http://esupport.fcc.gov/ccmsforms/form2000.action?form_type=2000E

3. http://www.turnofffox.org/

I couldn't get link number two to work. If you have same trouble, http://www.fcc.gov/
Right hand side quick links: "File a Consumer Complaint".
Choose "Broadcast (TV and Radio), Cable, and Satellite Issues" and click "NEXT"
Choose "Unauthorized, unfair, biased, illegal broadcasts (does NOT include Obscene, Profane or Indecent material)"
Click "Complete the Form"

Here is the copy of my specific complaint to the FCC I have submitted to them tonight:

Bill O'Reilly has continually referred to "Obama Voters" as those who do not work and rely on public assistance for their living. On this program he states "A coalition of voters put the president back into the oval office. That coalition was non-traditional... (snip) which means it veered away from robust capitalism and self reliance." I find these remarks personally offensive to my entire family. None of us collect assistance, we all work for a living, and have long standing traditions. Yet he calls us all "pinheads" that want a large government that spends heavily on entitlements. This is simply non-factual yet presented again and again as "facts". He refers only to his loyal followers as "patriots" and all democrats as "pinheads" THIS MUST STOP. We have served our country proudly and he must stop this classification of all americans into such categories. I'm as patriotic as any republican, and sick of being referred to as "pinhead" because I am a democrat.


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Response to nightscanner59 (Reply #39)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:01 PM

62. Thanks for the links. Put the Turn Off Fox site in my signature

Report doctor's offices, businesses, etc. who expose us to Fox.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 01:55 PM

52. Now can we agree to just Turn off Fox? Their viewership ... love or hate ... controls their power.

It's not that hard. Discusion at family dinner... "Fox? Who are they? Haven't a clue."

It is possible to watch television without paying Fox or its affiliates. I've never heard of a Fox News Boycott. Applebees and Papa John's et al pale in comparison.

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Response to libdem4life (Reply #52)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:05 PM

63. A Fox News Boycott, a brilliant idea!!!

A case could be made simply on Bill O'Reilly's racist remarks.

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Response to LeftInTX (Reply #63)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:53 PM

68. Yes, what we resist, persists, I fear. Seems to me like black folk attending a cross burning.

I'm sure Fox would televise it and feature it on Fox Five...with an extra black person commentator for good measure.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:52 PM

58. One can only hope.

Losing Faux Snuze would change this whole country.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:55 PM

59. Ruppert Murdoch may be responsible

for taking down Andrew Wakefield and putting a generation of kids at risk?http://www.politicolnews.com/who-was-behind-the-mmr-scandal-bmj/

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:55 PM

60. oh please oh please oh PLEASE let it be so!

bookmarking for later

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 02:57 PM

61. The Republican propaganda machine hoist by it's own corrupt petard

How perfectly lovely -- degenerate Republican 'values" lead to demise of degenerate Republican propaganda catapult.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:07 PM

64. Made my Thanksgiving!

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:33 PM

65. Would LOVE

to say "buh by" Fox and Rupert! Wouldn't that be a kick in the ass.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:39 PM

67. An old Chinese curse... for Rupert Murdoch

"May you live in interesting times."

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 03:57 PM

69. Kicked and recommended.

Thanks for the thread, DonRedwood.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 04:02 PM

70. just

like anonymous is not real to some du posters. NOTHING will happen to Faux noise, usa. Too much influence and money. NOTHING!!!!!

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 04:14 PM

71. Heaven be praised! If this scandal can bring down or at least seriously diminish

the Machiavelli of the Media, it will be a banner day for truth and justice around the world.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 04:53 PM

72. HUGE K & R !!!




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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 06:12 PM

73. re:That screaming you hear in the distance is Rupert Murdoch losing it--FOX could be in trouble!


you mean that the republicon unwashed may have to watch ,gasp dare i say it real news? omg, good by bill oriley , shean hannity , and gasp dear old geraldo so long . farewell its hard to say good by

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 06:32 PM

74. MEANWHILE, SOMEBODY is letting this moron buy the YES NEtwork!

Just what I wanted with my Yankee baseball... REpug/bagger propaganda... If you watch YES, please join me in BOYCOTTING... Rumor has it that the SPAWN of Steinbrenner will be selling him the team within 3 years... Then There is NO BASEBALL.... George is spinning in his grave! First his Spawn, cheapen HIS brand and now they are going to destroy it completely!

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 06:37 PM

75. Oh please - let's hope so.

He's not due, he's way way overdue.

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Response to RiverSong (Reply #75)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 09:45 PM

85. Welcome to DU!

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #85)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 09:33 AM

86. tk u. nt (mmmmm.... tur-key.........)


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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 06:39 PM

76. Wonderful news

Fugg Murdoch!

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 07:06 PM

77. I want my Simpsons show--but the Fox News etc. can go to hell.

Hopityhope.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 07:33 PM

78. Great read

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 08:23 PM

80. I just assumed it was the sound of Roger Ailes being buggered by a rampant kangaroo.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 08:27 PM

81. Mr. Murdoch. Tear down Bullshit Mountain. eom

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 08:39 PM

82. Three Licenses?

Anyone know which ones they are? What stations?

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 08:56 PM

83. How on earth did I miss this thread?? It's an avalanche on bullshit mountain.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 04:19 PM

88. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (Crew)

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 05:11 PM

90. Faux News is losing ratings, too

It appears that people have found them to not be "fair and balanced" and rather the channel that entertains them and tells them what they want to hear until the truth comes out. People get pissed when they are lied to, even if it is the pretty lies that they want to hear.

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Response to DonRedwood (Original post)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 06:28 PM

91. k&r

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