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rosesaylavee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-09-10 08:52 PM
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59. Right there with you...
The media sucks and they don't care that they do.
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  -I blame the fucking media for every fucking fuck up in this country. graywarrior  Mar-09-10 05:15 PM   #0 
  - I blame duct tape too.  Swamp Rat   Mar-09-10 05:16 PM   #1 
  - I must disagree  Sherman A1   Mar-10-10 05:55 AM   #115 
  - what she said ^^^  mix   Mar-09-10 05:16 PM   #2 
  - "Smirk" - Corporate Media (R)  SpiralHawk   Mar-09-10 05:17 PM   #3 
  - Corporate NEP MSM Suppression of '08 Prelim Exit Polls & Obama's True Win Margin continues:  tiptoe   Mar-10-10 04:22 PM   #169 
  - Advertising drives access to information--so 'news' becomes Campaign Advertising  Supersedeas   Mar-09-10 05:20 PM   #4 
  - Yep...with ya...+666(888)....those media owners/advertisers are also to blame for social engineering  opihimoimoi   Mar-09-10 05:21 PM   #5 
  - The forms of social control are all intertwined - although M$M doesn't write the 'scripts'  Echo In Light   Mar-09-10 05:35 PM   #18 
     - Damn good post.  tabasco   Mar-09-10 09:32 PM   #69 
  - so when is there going to be a consequence for lying to the people?  grasswire   Mar-09-10 05:21 PM   #6 
  - when YOU make it so  omega minimo   Mar-09-10 11:08 PM   #88 
     - yeah? I'm doing my best pal.  grasswire   Mar-10-10 12:15 AM   #101 
        - Wouldn't an effective protest be, NOT watching them?  omega minimo   Mar-10-10 01:18 PM   #152 
  - But please don't blame the precious pure baby Capitalism, swaddled in a manger  Oregone   Mar-09-10 05:22 PM   #7 
  - My first laugh of the day.  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 06:19 PM   #26 
  - +1  Odin2005   Mar-09-10 08:44 PM   #56 
  - Our corporate media sucks.  onestepforward   Mar-09-10 05:22 PM   #8 
  - agreed  sgalindez   Mar-09-10 05:26 PM   #11 
     - WElcome to DU, sgalindez!  ThatsMyBarack   Mar-09-10 05:30 PM   #13 
     - So glad you are here, sgalindez  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 06:39 PM   #34 
     - Damn, agreed... that was a great petition...  MrMickeysMom   Mar-09-10 10:54 PM   #86 
     - Signed it, and thanks. That was such a good read!  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 11:03 PM   #87 
     - I can't agree more.  olegramps   Mar-10-10 02:36 PM   #156 
  - I've been saying that for 30 plus years now  madokie   Mar-09-10 05:24 PM   #9 
  - +1000  Cetacea   Mar-09-10 05:32 PM   #16 
  - It's awake hypnosis  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 06:23 PM   #31 
  - I've been surprised by a couple of my acquaintances  madokie   Mar-09-10 06:41 PM   #38 
     - Corporate control  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 07:39 PM   #48 
  - Lots of complaints, no action. The Fairness Doctrine needs to be reinstated  Lorien   Mar-09-10 09:32 PM   # 
     - You are so right  madokie   Mar-10-10 06:00 AM   #116 
  - I concur. The fascists didn't buy control of mass newsmedia in the 80s and 90s for anything good  blm   Mar-09-10 05:26 PM   #10 
  - That's a quality rant  Zomby Woof   Mar-09-10 05:28 PM   #12 
  - ZW! Missed you, sweetheart (sorry, off topic)  northofdenali   Mar-09-10 07:56 PM   #51 
     - Wow!  Zomby Woof   Mar-09-10 10:08 PM   #78 
  - We live in a Brave New World where American idol is more important than voting.  anonymous171   Mar-09-10 05:31 PM   #14 
  - Fuck American Idol  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 06:20 PM   #27 
  - We live in a Brave New World where American idol *IS* voting. nt  live love laugh   Mar-10-10 12:20 AM   #102 
     - never so true before.  Donnachaidh   Mar-10-10 09:00 AM   #132 
  - Media deregulation turned America into a nation where people can't even agree on objective facts  depakid   Mar-09-10 05:31 PM   #15 
  - Ouch!  hay rick   Mar-09-10 07:32 PM   #45 
  - And for that you can than thank former President Clinton  ibegurpard   Mar-09-10 10:09 PM   #79 
  - And that was the objective of  Enthusiast   Mar-10-10 04:02 AM   #111 
  - Go back to 1/2 hour of daily news and weather and read lots of  virgogal   Mar-09-10 05:33 PM   #17 
  - Oddly enough, when one examines how much more authoritarian/conservative early/mid 20th cent generat  Echo In Light   Mar-09-10 05:39 PM   #20 
     - Law and Order before equality.  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 06:21 PM   #29 
  - You said it better than I have in a while! Yeah!  FrenchieCat   Mar-09-10 05:37 PM   #19 
  - kick  trusty elf   Mar-09-10 05:54 PM   #21 
  - I hate them too  G_j   Mar-09-10 05:58 PM   #22 
  - I first became a news hound while in the Marines.  Uncle Joe   Mar-09-10 06:05 PM   #23 
  - No, thank YOU, Uncle Joe  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 06:24 PM   #32 
  - Support community radio, independent media outlets like Democracy Now!  kgnu_fan   Mar-09-10 06:06 PM   #24 
  - +1000  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 06:39 PM   #35 
  - exactly - why do people watch that crap?  harmonicon   Mar-09-10 08:41 PM   #53 
     - I also learn a lot from DU while I have to sort out gold out of other metal  kgnu_fan   Mar-09-10 08:48 PM   #57 
  - That was one damn fine rant. Hearty k/r. n/t  reflection   Mar-09-10 06:07 PM   #25 
  - The health care coverage brought them to the bottom of the bottom. I never saw such horrible  deacon   Mar-09-10 06:20 PM   #28 
  - It's repulsive with huge chunks of vomit spewing all over the air waves  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 06:40 PM   #37 
  - Yeah, that was bad alright.  Enthusiast   Mar-10-10 04:16 AM   #113 
  - They're just the PR department.  Marr   Mar-09-10 06:22 PM   #30 
  - Bingo! Marr is right. The MSM is just the propaganda wing of corporate Amurica. n/t  RufusTFirefly   Mar-09-10 11:54 PM   #99 
  - Bumper sticker:  CrispyQ   Mar-10-10 05:37 PM   #172 
  - we need an open season on the teevee  pansypoo53219   Mar-09-10 06:29 PM   #33 
  - I have visions of a scene in the movie Stone Cold  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 06:43 PM   #39 
  - FreeSpeech TV is the only public supported news source left. PBS is p0wnd.  L0oniX   Mar-09-10 06:40 PM   #36 
  - Let's support and spread independent media network!!!  kgnu_fan   Mar-09-10 07:27 PM   #43 
     - The majority of voters are uninformed and addicted to TV and WalMart  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 07:32 PM   #44 
        - catch 22 round and round and round  kgnu_fan   Mar-09-10 07:41 PM   #49 
           - I can sniff out Fux viewers ...but I need someone else to shoot them.  L0oniX   Mar-09-10 07:58 PM   #52 
           - Create a mass hypnotism event?  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 10:20 PM   #82 
  - You are correct, graywarrior. K and R.  NYC_SKP   Mar-09-10 07:08 PM   #40 
  - God bless Keith for standing up when we needed him most, but damn,  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 07:34 PM   #46 
  - Agreed. It's all celeb shit and talking points. The Cult of Personality has taken  NC_Nurse   Mar-09-10 07:15 PM   #41 
  - I dislike our media save a few worse than I dislike conserative social and fiscal ideals  uponit7771   Mar-09-10 07:24 PM   #42 
  - K&R  hay rick   Mar-09-10 07:37 PM   #47 
  - I have watched very, very little MSM television since 9/11.  northofdenali   Mar-09-10 07:52 PM   #50 
  - January 3, 1996  Hissyspit   Mar-09-10 08:41 PM   #54 
  - The MSM is an arm of the Corporate Elite, blame the root of the problem, not the symptoms.  Odin2005   Mar-09-10 08:42 PM   #55 
  - Easier said than done...  Moostache   Mar-10-10 04:54 PM   #171 
     - The following article took a bashing here at DU -  CrispyQ   Mar-10-10 05:46 PM   #173 
  - Greywarrior, ya hit it right on the head.  cliffordu   Mar-09-10 08:52 PM   #58 
  - Right there with you...  rosesaylavee   Mar-09-10 08:52 PM   #59 
  - I blame the lame believers in total bullshit.......  BlueJac   Mar-09-10 08:52 PM   #60 
  - The fucking media is actually a tool  GreenArrow   Mar-09-10 08:56 PM   #61 
  - Owned by watchdogs and corporate bastards who worship the god of gimme  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 09:30 PM   #67 
  - Has that duck been Mirandatized ?  SlingBlade   Mar-09-10 09:07 PM   #62 
  - Didn't you know? He's a stoner.  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 09:31 PM   #68 
     - So the tape is voluntary?  Mopar151   Mar-09-10 11:17 PM   #90 
  - That sums it up nicely! nt  laughingliberal   Mar-09-10 09:10 PM   #63 
  - Well, agree . . but it's a corporate press, with heavy CIA/Pentagon control . . .  defendandprotect   Mar-09-10 09:18 PM   #64 
  - Man, have you got that right.  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 09:32 PM   #70 
  - I think that it died with Reagan.  Lorien   Mar-09-10 09:34 PM   #71 
     - Agree . ..  defendandprotect   Mar-10-10 10:43 AM   #140 
  - FDR's VP Henry Wallace's media WARNING  troubledamerican   Mar-09-10 09:23 PM   #65 
  - Thanks for your post concerning Wallace's concerns:  olegramps   Mar-10-10 02:54 PM   #157 
     - I agree.  troubledamerican   Mar-10-10 08:31 PM   #178 
  - Then let's demand a return of the Fairness Doctrine  Lorien   Mar-09-10 09:30 PM   #66 
  - K&R  JimWis   Mar-09-10 09:35 PM   #72 
  - So, cancel you cable subscription.  JDPriestly   Mar-09-10 09:47 PM   #73 
  - I am cancelling.  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 10:01 PM   #76 
  - Major media is corporate owned, republicans protect & benefit from the corporate media lies  LaPera   Mar-09-10 09:59 PM   #74 
  - Wouldn't have happened without a complicit media. However  wiggs   Mar-09-10 10:01 PM   #75 
  - What's amazing and unbelievable to me is the fact that over the last 8 years  wiggs   Mar-09-10 10:07 PM   #77 
     - When the majority of the country is in a TV trance, a junk food trance,  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 10:17 PM   #81 
     - Too much of the 'professional/establishment' Dem % have been trained to obediently disavow "CTs"  Echo In Light   Mar-10-10 06:11 AM   #118 
  - Fake hair, fake breasts, fake teeth, fake face, do you expect real news?  scentopine   Mar-09-10 10:15 PM   #80 
  - I expect what we are getting and they know that which is why I hate them  graywarrior   Mar-09-10 10:21 PM   #83 
  - This CANNOT be said ENOUGH!!! nt  orbitalman   Mar-09-10 10:48 PM   #84 
  - graywarrior, given the way you feel about this topic, I think it would be a good idea if you  bertman   Mar-09-10 10:51 PM   #85 
  - I like the little dogs  Mopar151   Mar-09-10 11:31 PM   #93 
     - Okay, I'll bite. What's APL, Mopar151?  bertman   Mar-09-10 11:37 PM   #94 
        - Animal Planet  Mopar151   Mar-09-10 11:54 PM   #98 
           - Damn. I should have figured that out on my own. Yes, they do have some cool stuff on there.  bertman   Mar-10-10 10:14 PM   #179 
  - wish i could rec +1000  nyc 4 Biden   Mar-09-10 11:13 PM   #89 
  - The Other Half Of The Equation  colsohlibgal   Mar-09-10 11:19 PM   #91 
  - Insidious 24/7 Propaganda. Goebbels would have drooled over it. nt  pauldp   Mar-09-10 11:22 PM   #92 
  - Right on Sister....  WCGreen   Mar-09-10 11:38 PM   #95 
  - I blame the lazy and idiotic public.  LooseWilly   Mar-09-10 11:40 PM   #96 
  - Our SAUDI-owned media? Let's not forget that little detail.  Initech   Mar-09-10 11:43 PM   #97 
  - I've been without cable for over a year and it is completely liberating!  go west young man   Mar-09-10 11:58 PM   #100 
  - I'm off tv as well..you expressed my experience without it..liberating  xiamiam   Mar-10-10 07:48 AM   #123 
  - So, lesson learned is...it's not our fault?  newtothegame   Mar-10-10 12:44 AM   #103 
  - I agree. Taking over the media should be priority #2 for all of us, right behind...  ClassWarrior   Mar-10-10 12:50 AM   #104 
  - Add electronic voting to that list & you have the three most critical issues, which if addressed,  CrispyQ   Mar-10-10 05:57 PM   #174 
  - That duck's never gettin' free of you, is he? nt  Patchuli   Mar-10-10 01:08 AM   #105 
  - Inequality, Unequal democratic campaigns, Unequal corporatism, Unequal media.  Festivito   Mar-10-10 01:28 AM   #106 
  - It's always good to have an omnipotent power to blame when things go wrong.  elocs   Mar-10-10 03:07 AM   #107 
  - voluntarily watching does not eliminate its influence...its impossible  xiamiam   Mar-10-10 07:51 AM   #124 
  - Chomsky nailed it 30 years ago: the media are owned by the oligarchs, and  snot   Mar-10-10 03:13 AM   #108 
  - I know...remember trying to talk to people about M$M 10, 15, 20 yrs ago = silence  Echo In Light   Mar-10-10 06:04 AM   #117 
  - Me too. nt  Enthusiast   Mar-10-10 03:56 AM   #109 
  - Totally agree. That's why Rupert Murdock may be the most powerful man on the planet right now..  DCBob   Mar-10-10 03:58 AM   #110 
  - +1,000 Dingidy DING DING!  upi402   Mar-10-10 04:04 AM   #112 
  - I do agree that our news media is pretty worthless, but there are a few other good ones besides  spicegal   Mar-10-10 05:10 AM   #114 
  - Perhaps your next thread should go into "General Discussion -- Fuck" forum  Fly by night   Mar-10-10 06:47 AM   #119 
  - They feed us propaganda because they are too lazy to do any real work  HughMoran   Mar-10-10 07:28 AM   #120 
  - M$M doesn't lie & disinform the public b/c its "too lazy to do any real work"  Echo In Light   Mar-10-10 08:15 AM   #127 
  - I stopped watching tv in october for the exact same reason  xiamiam   Mar-10-10 07:33 AM   #121 
  - Totally F**king Agree.......  RedRoses323   Mar-10-10 07:47 AM   #122 
  - I blame a corrupt system and pitifully ignorant electorate.  freddie mertz   Mar-10-10 08:04 AM   #125 
  - Though I have no love for our media  1badjedi   Mar-10-10 08:15 AM   #126 
  - The Media in Part, Yes. But ....  SlingBlade   Mar-10-10 08:20 AM   #128 
  - Simplistic in the sense that they didn't pass the Telecommunications Act. Clinton did.  John Q. Citizen   Mar-10-10 08:26 AM   #129 
  - The news  Vermontgrown   Mar-10-10 08:36 AM   #130 
  - Eventually it gets to be an issue of personal morality  Prof Lester   Mar-10-10 08:41 AM   #131 
  - tell us how you really feel....  fatbuckel   Mar-10-10 09:05 AM   #133 
  - I'm at the gym this morning and they have MSNBC on with Joe  graywarrior   Mar-10-10 09:34 AM   #134 
  - they have certainly played a central role  spanone   Mar-10-10 09:38 AM   #135 
  - It's Our Fault. Plain and Simple.  Toasterlad   Mar-10-10 09:43 AM   #136 
  - American's are numbed with TV, junk food, alcohol and prescription drugs  graywarrior   Mar-10-10 10:20 AM   #139 
     - No truer words spoken  Highway61   Mar-10-10 10:59 AM   #144 
        - And sometimes give that look as if they know more than we do  graywarrior   Mar-10-10 02:57 PM   #158 
  - ABCNNBCBS  Blue Owl   Mar-10-10 09:51 AM   #137 
  - I got rid of my TV about 3 years ago....  pgodbold   Mar-10-10 10:13 AM   #138 
  - You have a contract with Comcast? I've never heard of one, not defending them -  axollot   Mar-10-10 10:52 AM   #141 
  - We got the package: TV, internet, and phone for $99 per month  graywarrior   Mar-10-10 03:17 PM   #159 
     - That's messed up. I've been with them for 6yrs and they seriously lick my boots here - dunno why?!  axollot   Mar-10-10 04:18 PM   #168 
        - When I lived in Florida, Comcast was a different animal  graywarrior   Mar-10-10 06:59 PM   #177 
           - Oh man that sucks. So it sounds like they are saying you own the box, you owe us 200 for it?  axollot   Mar-11-10 11:16 AM   #180 
  - I blame 3 things really.  YOY   Mar-10-10 10:57 AM   #142 
  - So so true. Just got off the phone w/ a rightwing "democrat"  loudsue   Mar-10-10 10:59 AM   #143 
  - I saw an interview with Paul McCartney from the 60's ...  phatkatt   Mar-10-10 11:02 AM   #145 
  - I just watched that interview somewhere, can't remember where  graywarrior   Mar-10-10 03:19 PM   #160 
  - Well said!  valerief   Mar-10-10 11:09 AM   #146 
  - You posted this 20 hrs ago. Have you cancelled yet?  Doctor_J   Mar-10-10 11:21 AM   #147 
  - We're fighting over the cancellation fee.  graywarrior   Mar-10-10 03:20 PM   #161 
  - Bravo  Doctor_J   Mar-10-10 06:43 PM   #176 
  - "people who call themselves Dems are addicted to right-wing lies"  Uzybone   Mar-10-10 04:30 PM   #170 
  - I would like to point out that it is not correct that twenty years ago,  truedelphi   Mar-11-10 05:59 PM   #181 
  - Gave up cable in 1996...  KansDem   Mar-10-10 11:56 AM   #148 
  - yeah big M and many others that profit from big M exposure...  katty   Mar-10-10 12:03 PM   #149 
  - The media has been my target for years! Thanks. n/t  Duval   Mar-10-10 12:44 PM   #150 
  - And I blame us for letting it happen. n/t  Orsino   Mar-10-10 12:46 PM   #151 
  - Let's not forget that.  sheldon   Mar-10-10 01:33 PM   #153 
  - Meh  DirkGently   Mar-10-10 02:14 PM   #154 
  - I largely do too  unpossibles   Mar-10-10 02:33 PM   #155 
  - K & R nt  Christa   Mar-10-10 03:23 PM   #162 
  - Crush Your Television  BigBro72   Mar-10-10 03:26 PM   #163 
  - K&R  muffin1   Mar-10-10 03:33 PM   #164 
  - Fighting behind enemy lines  BigBro72   Mar-10-10 03:48 PM   #165 
  - Time to cloak FSTV from this thread!  RedCloud   Mar-10-10 04:04 PM   #166 
  - K&R  Last_Stand   Mar-10-10 04:18 PM   #167 
  - I Tend To Agree...  mckara   Mar-10-10 06:23 PM   #175 
 

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