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KingFlorez Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:07 PM
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My grandmother has been listening to right-wing talk radio!
This shows just how persuasive those crazy hosts can be. My grandmother likes news, so she started listening to the radio. I didn't know she had been listening to the right-wing stations, until she used the word "Islamofascist"! She's an FDR Democrat and is the reason I'm a Democrat, but she seems to be falling for the right-wing spin on terrorism. Luckily, there are three Air America stations in the area that I'm going to suggest she listen to, to get her deprogrammed/
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The_Casual_Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:09 PM
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1. Get that lady a satellite radio so that she can get some variety.
AM radio isn't a level field.
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smokey nj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:10 PM
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2. I'm glad you caught her in time, my sister was brainwashed by
Limpballs about 10 years ago and she hasn't been the same since.
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Rosco T. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:10 PM
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3. Buy her an XM Radio...
.. pre-pay it for a coupla of years, and activate it

.. call listener Care and have FAUX News and FAUX News Radio BLOCKED (won't even show up on the dial)

then give it to her with every button set to either AAR, XMPR, BBC (etc..)
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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:15 PM
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4. uhh...explain to me...

Understandably there are better choices for listening to the news. I'm not sure calling radical, violent religious people "fascists" is so wrong. Certainly there are capitalist fascists, and they have more power than any of the rest. Shrug. I'm not sure I wouldn't call Osamma bin Laden an "islamofascist".....

I bet if you gave her other options of radio programs to listen to she would appreciate it.
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rurallib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:15 PM
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5. Go here and see if you can find her some AAR
http://www.airamerica.com/stations
At the very least find her a local NPR station!
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Atman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:16 PM
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6. Well...declare her insane, get power of attorney, get the hell out of here
Okay, it's just one option. Feeling a bit tense these days.
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Freedom_from_Chains Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 01:24 PM
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7. Remember, time is of the essence in these situations.
Once she gets past the point of no return, she's a goner.
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