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26. You are absolutely right.
And it has become more obvious every day. It seems they don't even need to hide it any longer. What a country.
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  -It's Called Propaganda. David Zephyr  Oct-17-10 11:12 PM   #0 
  - and it is not new either  Tumbulu   Oct-17-10 11:20 PM   #1 
  - Well it was what Lincoln had in mine when he said "You can fool all of the people some of the time  grantcart   Oct-18-10 12:15 AM   #9 
  - Lincoln was amazing.  David Zephyr   Oct-18-10 12:21 AM   #10 
     - Don't hold your breath. The American people won't.  pattmarty   Oct-18-10 11:54 AM   #53 
        - Don't hold your breath.  AlbertCat   Oct-18-10 03:45 PM   #78 
  - people need to contact their local news affiliates and tell them they see what they're doing  RainDog   Oct-18-10 03:41 PM   #75 
  - And they're soooooo good at it. nt  gateley   Oct-17-10 11:22 PM   #2 
  - Polished, huh, gately?  David Zephyr   Oct-18-10 03:11 AM   #13 
  - Absolutely! The media is trying to brainwash us. . .and, unfortunately  MindandSoul   Oct-17-10 11:24 PM   #3 
  - It is succeeding with too many people!  AlbertCat   Oct-18-10 03:55 PM   #79 
     - Very interesting theory! Thanks!  MindandSoul   Oct-19-10 04:41 PM   #104 
  - Why? whywhywhywhy WHY???  cilla4progress   Oct-17-10 11:25 PM   #4 
  - There can only be one reason: They FEAR the Right.  OHdem10   Oct-17-10 11:35 PM   #5 
  - They ARE the Right.  elleng   Oct-17-10 11:43 PM   #7 
     - Exactly. Follow the ownership:  CakeGrrl   Oct-18-10 03:15 AM   #14 
        - Speaking of Time Warner  boomerbust   Oct-18-10 10:07 AM   #35 
  - Money. The answer is always The Money. They don't get the sensationalism or  gateley   Oct-18-10 09:11 AM   #29 
  - to maintain control of the money  Whisp   Oct-18-10 11:33 AM   #46 
     - Wow... I suppose tihs is obvious,  cilla4progress   Oct-18-10 06:28 PM   #83 
  - 'Public relations'  elleng   Oct-17-10 11:42 PM   #6 
  - Bernays was behind the sinking of  Aristophrenia   Oct-18-10 08:06 PM   #86 
  - It should be a crime...  kentuck   Oct-18-10 12:04 AM   #8 
  - David, I'm sending this to Chris Matthews and a few other idiots at CNN to read.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-18-10 12:44 AM   #11 
  - Thanks. I mean, hell, we might as well call off the election since we've been informed the results.  David Zephyr   Oct-18-10 01:47 AM   #12 
  - But thanks to Diebold etc. those votes probably won't count  JJ   Oct-18-10 01:44 PM   #64 
     - +1000 It is a set up to steal votes / psychological operation to  704wipes   Oct-19-10 11:07 PM   #105 
  - Thanks for all you do, Frenchiecat  Mimosa   Oct-18-10 05:21 AM   #15 
  - That's stark! nt  KossackRealityCheck   Oct-18-10 05:41 AM   #16 
  - rec  voteearlyvoteoften   Oct-18-10 06:50 AM   #17 
  - Yeah, I've noticed that too.  bobburgster   Oct-18-10 06:55 AM   #18 
  - Update:"Obama could speak to a crowd of 1/2 million"  KossackRealityCheck   Oct-18-10 07:21 AM   #19 
  - The only comment was some predictable snark on Fux News  COLGATE4   Oct-18-10 09:52 AM   #33 
  - To be fair, watching Palin is like watching a train wreck  Wednesdays   Oct-18-10 07:26 AM   #20 
  - The MSM does not report reality, it manufactures it.  Odin2005   Oct-18-10 07:39 AM   #21 
  - Our national airways have been coopted by the political priorities of Network Advertisers (Big Oil,  Supersedeas   Oct-19-10 05:55 AM   #99 
  - Great post. Thank you.  berni_mccoy   Oct-18-10 08:25 AM   #22 
  - Terrific post, David Zephyr. Rec'd. nt  babylonsister   Oct-18-10 08:29 AM   #23 
  - Ya think? EOM  2critical   Oct-18-10 08:45 AM   #24 
  - Well done!  Just One Woman   Oct-18-10 08:50 AM   #25 
  - You are absolutely right.  Enthusiast   Oct-18-10 08:51 AM   #26 
  - Without a doubt!  lonestarnot   Oct-18-10 08:55 AM   #27 
  - Our President  dotymed   Oct-18-10 08:58 AM   #28 
  - Couldn't agree more. K&R  Populist_Prole   Oct-18-10 09:16 AM   #30 
  - Excellent post! I look forward to reading more from you.  rainlillie   Oct-18-10 09:38 AM   #31 
  - It's maddening, isn't it?  HughMoran   Oct-18-10 09:39 AM   #32 
  - Just Say NO to the M$M  Blue Owl   Oct-18-10 09:56 AM   #34 
  - Agreed! I've noticed that some of my favorite bloggers  Stellar   Oct-18-10 10:07 AM   #36 
  - Propaganda honed to perfection. Rec. nt  bertman   Oct-18-10 10:13 AM   #37 
  - You nailed it  liberal N proud   Oct-18-10 10:18 AM   #38 
  - Lead story on RoadRunner this morning  Pacifist Patriot   Oct-18-10 10:46 AM   #39 
  - Pacifist Patriot, how many times can a "lead story" be a lead story?  David Zephyr   Oct-18-10 11:53 AM   #52 
  - Indeed. I was really put off that Road Runner thought this worthy of  Pacifist Patriot   Oct-19-10 08:48 AM   #100 
  - It's being repeated over and over again in broadcast M$M  tilsammans   Oct-18-10 12:30 PM   #57 
  - Political ads are the mother's milk of the MSM. Controversy escalates ad buys.  Bozita   Oct-18-10 10:58 AM   #40 
  - Amen, no one should trust the M$M  treestar   Oct-18-10 11:00 AM   #41 
  - How many people agreed with the MSM  ProSense   Oct-18-10 11:05 AM   #42 
  - Excellent  mzmolly   Oct-18-10 11:07 AM   #43 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Oct-18-10 11:27 AM   #44 
  - KNR! n/t  indimuse   Oct-18-10 11:32 AM   #45 
  - It's becoming the norm.  HCE SuiGeneris   Oct-18-10 11:35 AM   #47 
  - Between propaganda and electronic voting,  felix_numinous   Oct-18-10 11:38 AM   #48 
  - +1. . . . . . I have seldom seen this expressed more succinctly!  annabanana   Oct-18-10 11:43 AM   #50 
  - Money does not equal Free Speech...  syberlion   Oct-18-10 02:16 PM   #69 
  - HEY MEDIA..MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE ON TO YOU!!!!  annabanana   Oct-18-10 11:39 AM   #49 
  - Right Out of the Goebbels Playbook  colsohlibgal   Oct-18-10 11:48 AM   #51 
  - Pravda  JNelson6563   Oct-18-10 12:06 PM   #54 
  - K&R n/t  myrna minx   Oct-18-10 12:09 PM   #55 
  - Spot on!  tilsammans   Oct-18-10 12:27 PM   #56 
  - Please....  FrenchieCat   Oct-18-10 12:44 PM   #58 
  - The M$M are the lapdogs of the filthy rich.  BlueIdaho   Oct-18-10 12:48 PM   #59 
  - Can it back-fire?  onlyadream   Oct-18-10 01:02 PM   #60 
  - go to the rally.  demi moore   Oct-18-10 01:05 PM   #61 
  - People like hearing Palin talk because it cleans the dustballs out of their TV speakers  zulchzulu   Oct-18-10 01:05 PM   #62 
  - So what?  Doctor_J   Oct-18-10 01:08 PM   #63 
  - Okay; let's just suppose...  anachro1   Oct-18-10 01:48 PM   #65 
  - Any corporation that backs the most extremist group  felix_numinous   Oct-18-10 02:25 PM   #70 
  - Revolution.  Lyric   Oct-18-10 05:25 PM   #81 
  - We watched the main stream news the other night. First story out was about the HUGE  truedelphi   Oct-18-10 01:51 PM   #66 
  - Beautifully stated!  Cali_Democrat   Oct-18-10 01:52 PM   #67 
  - This road doesn't end where they think it does...  hunter   Oct-18-10 02:00 PM   #68 
  - I couldn't have said it better.  Proud_Lefty   Oct-18-10 02:45 PM   #71 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Oct-18-10 02:49 PM   #72 
  - One solution  The Wizard   Oct-18-10 03:07 PM   #73 
  - And the point of selling this narrative is so people won't ask questions  tblue37   Oct-18-10 03:13 PM   #74 
  - And so we...  saras   Oct-18-10 03:42 PM   #76 
  - If you don't like the way the cable TV or other media report the news,  JDPriestly   Oct-18-10 03:45 PM   #77 
  - Welcome to America.  hay rick   Oct-18-10 04:18 PM   #80 
  - Gee, one would think that our Democrat leaders would say or do something to address this  Vinnie From Indy   Oct-18-10 05:41 PM   #82 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-18-10 06:58 PM   #84 
  - LOL!  Jokerman   Oct-18-10 07:06 PM   #85 
  - A related experiment:  Mike Niendorff   Oct-18-10 08:09 PM   #87 
  - The rethugs and their media accomplices will have egg on their face after the election.  Clear Blue Sky   Oct-18-10 08:45 PM   #88 
  - We should be screaming this from the rooftops  senseandsensibility   Oct-18-10 09:34 PM   #89 
  - This is an EXCELLENT point  Canuckistanian   Oct-18-10 09:43 PM   #90 
  - oh, but to have the power of a Network News Producer and to chose what goes on OUR National Airways  Supersedeas   Oct-19-10 11:21 AM   #101 
  - I never thought we'd be like the USSR. But we are...worse. I shuddered in the 80's  live love laugh   Oct-18-10 10:23 PM   #91 
  - Actually it is setting up the false election results after all the media said they were going to win  sce56   Oct-18-10 10:27 PM   #92 
  - "The myth of a free press died with the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy" --  defendandprotect   Oct-18-10 11:01 PM   #93 
  - Well, we're bringing the word back into our language again, defendandprotect.  David Zephyr   Oct-18-10 11:46 PM   #96 
  - You are being a little harsh on nine-year-olds  DFW   Oct-18-10 11:15 PM   #94 
  - Even though this is all true, we need to get the vote out even moreso this year because of it  Major Hogwash   Oct-18-10 11:17 PM   #95 
  - There is an antidote Rachel Maddow and Keith Olberman fortunately.  DemocraticPilgrim   Oct-19-10 12:10 AM   #97 
  - It has been propaganda...  awoke_in_2003   Oct-19-10 12:12 AM   #98 
  - The U.S. has been about propaganda for decades...  polichick   Oct-19-10 11:33 AM   #102 
  - k  defendandprotect   Oct-19-10 01:18 PM   #103 
 

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