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Fumesucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-25-11 08:07 PM
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27. Rush listeners believe every word that comes out of his mouth..
They think everyone else is biased and Rush is giving them the straight scoop.

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  -Out, damned spot! FCC kills Fairness Doctrine again DainBramaged  Aug-25-11 09:26 AM   #0 
  - What Fairness Doctrine!  ananda   Aug-25-11 09:27 AM   #1 
  - They're wiping it from the books  BuelahWitch   Aug-25-11 09:29 AM   #2 
  - Of course it has been if you are on the Right.....  DainBramaged   Aug-25-11 09:30 AM   #4 
  - In a nation with Fox News, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Micheal the Savage Weiner, Ann Coulter..  Fumesucker   Aug-25-11 09:29 AM   #3 
  - Would you think it was "fair" if Rachel Maddow had to offer 'opposing viewpoints' on her show?  robcon   Aug-25-11 09:33 AM   #6 
     - I don't watch or listen to any of them and don't give a damn one way or another..  Fumesucker   Aug-25-11 09:37 AM   #8 
     - 'Ruling the airwaves' is just ratings: Maddow and O'Reilly should have free speech on their shows  robcon   Aug-25-11 09:42 AM   #11 
        - Only in the bizarro right-wing world does the Fairness Doctrine inhibit free speech. nt  bananas   Aug-25-11 10:07 AM   #17 
     - That's not how it worked. nt  bananas   Aug-25-11 10:05 AM   #16 
     - You don't understand the Fairness Doctrine at all. The repeal of it created your Fox News  Lorien   Aug-25-11 10:16 AM   #18 
        - How do you label a radio broadcast?  Nuclear Unicorn   Aug-25-11 10:41 AM   #25 
  - I'd like to see librarians put in charge of the airwaves, myself.  LWolf   Aug-25-11 09:32 AM   #5 
  - That's an abridgement of free speech, LWolf.  robcon   Aug-25-11 09:34 AM   #7 
  - WHAT is an abridgement of free speech?  LWolf   Aug-25-11 09:59 AM   #14 
  - Just for broadcast channels? How about cable? News websites? (nt)  Nye Bevan   Aug-25-11 09:40 AM   #10 
     - News? Whatever the vehicle, it ought to have to adhere to facts.  LWolf   Aug-25-11 10:05 AM   #15 
  - What we need is a simple rule - if it claims to be NEWS, it has to be based on facts & opinion free.  HopeHoops   Aug-25-11 09:37 AM   #9 
  - NO! If it claims to be news you can say anything you want - no abridgement of free speech  robcon   Aug-25-11 09:44 AM   #12 
     - Other Countries have strict laws against lying and calling it "news".  Lorien   Aug-25-11 10:20 AM   #19 
     - Oh, I see. Restricting freedom of speech is for our own good!  robcon   Aug-25-11 10:29 AM   #21 
        - Don't you have some wars to promote and jobs to export, somewhere, robcon? (nt)  w4rma   Aug-25-11 10:31 AM   #22 
     - There's no restriction on free speech. You can say anything you want as opinion.  HopeHoops   Aug-25-11 11:49 AM   #26 
  - The RW Noise Machine have been on this for over a year.  OHdem10   Aug-25-11 09:56 AM   #13 
     - Rush Limbaugh has been railing about it for more than 20 years, and some here actually  Lorien   Aug-25-11 10:22 AM   #20 
        - We are free to have any opinions we want, and we don't have to label them.  robcon   Aug-25-11 10:32 AM   #23 
        - Everyone knows it's an opinion show. NO ONE considers it news.  Common Sense Party   Aug-25-11 10:37 AM   #24 
           - Rush listeners believe every word that comes out of his mouth..  Fumesucker   Aug-25-11 08:07 PM   #27 

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