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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:05 AM
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"Progressives Must DIE! SHOOT Nancy Pelosi!" ?????????
Save this number: 1-888-CALL-FCC for When Radio Blows

LAst night I heard the promo on 1510AM WLAC, Nashville, wherein Glenn Beck says:

"Progressives Must Die!"

"Shoot Nancy Pelosi!"

"Cut Michael Moore's Head off!"


This is broadcast on OUR radio waves. Progressives own those radio waves, and WLAC merely leases them. They are engaging in criminal, discriminatory broadcasts, inciting violence against people of a certain political persuasion as well as advocating violence against individuals.

These broadcasts are in violation of their leases. They should lose their right to broadcast.

We need to start complaining, en masse.
These promos are no doubt running in your town as well. Call, write or fill in the online form to complain.

http://esupport.fcc.gov/complaints.htm

Enough is enough.




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rfranklin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:08 AM
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1. Aren't terroristic death threats illegal?
Especially when directed at our elected representatives?
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Walk away Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:14 AM
Response to Reply #1
4. Not for right wing Nazis! They can say whatever they want...
because their base agrees with the worst of what they say.
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canuckledragger Donating Member (124 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:19 AM
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6. not when you're a lone wolf right-winger...
"those were surveyor's marks!"
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Erose999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:20 PM
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22. Beck had a segment on his old Faux show where he pretended to serve then Speaker of the House Pelosi

a poisoned glass of wine.

He's probably crossed over the line several times more than that. I don't think the Obama justice department is interested in prosecuting Beck or ass-boil Rush or any of the others, as that would be giving the talk radio hosts what they want... Beck wants his listeners to think the gov't is out to get him. If they prosecute him for his clear violations of FCC standards, Beck can frame it as though he's the target of a witch hunt.
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Mimosa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:53 PM
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29. Whoa! I never saw that one.
I caught quite a few of the Glenn Beck craziness on Fox. He was urging people to stock up a 2 year supply of 'survival supplies' for when the U.S. gov and society collapses.
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oldhippydude Donating Member (446 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 12:21 AM
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64. actually
Edited on Fri Dec-09-11 12:23 AM by oldhippydude
that 2 years of food stuff is a mormon thing... they have been doing it since the 70's at least
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Erose999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:13 AM
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92. Yep, the companies that sell that "survival food" (which is basically just an overpriced bucket of

freeze dried soup, granola, and Tang) were about the only advertisers he had left on his Faux show other than Goldline.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAcKoYEVET0

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louis-t Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 08:11 PM
Response to Reply #22
39. This is why they won't go after Newt for violating
campaign laws that say you cannot disclose who you would choose for cabinet positions before you get elected.
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:22 PM
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46. Is Media Matters still around? They kept all of those. And MOX NEWS on youtube recorded these things
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LaPera Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:54 PM
Response to Reply #46
62. YEAH WE SHOULD ALL SUPPORT & DONATE TO MEDIA MATTERS-Republicans despise them.
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polly7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 10:03 AM
Response to Reply #22
104. I remember seeing that on youtube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UudQuVOwSds - Beck Jokes About "Put Poison" In Nancy Pelosi's Wine

What a weird, creepy person.
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:14 AM
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2. That's incredible. Any way you can get a recording? n/t
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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:17 AM
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5. +1 I want evidence before I complain. n/t
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:31 AM
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9. I wrote down verbatim what I heard
I couldn't believe it the first time I heard this promo a month ago. Then, there it was again, but I was ready with pen and paper.

I have to run give a friend a ride, but will be back, and I am going to research the ownership and lease of WLAC. I'm sick of this shit. You and I own the radio waves and we are being discriminated against and denied access as well as being violently threatened by broadcasts on WLAC, Nashville, 1510AM

Aired at 1:30 AM,CST WLAC, 12-8-11 Nashville.
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:45 AM
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16. I want to be able to send a copy to Thom Hartmann and Stephanie Miller. n/t
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icymist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:09 PM
Response to Reply #16
19. Amen to that!
You and me both!
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Erose999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:21 PM
Response to Reply #16
23. And Keith too. Sounds like we have a nominee for worsts. So glad he's kept that segment.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:50 PM
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26. I am setting up a recording device


hope it works. I will be ready next time. I did set a pen and paper on my desk to write it down if I heard it again. Like I said, they played this around a month ago, then stopped during all the pepperspraying stuff. They sneak it in on overnites.

I hope someone else here has heard it. But surely they have run this in other markets, just to see what they can get away with. Perhaps someone else on DU will come forward. Tell other people about this who might be radio listeners; this will tell you if your station airs it.

These dark-hearted pigs need to be called on their incitement to terror on WLAC 1510AM FOX NAShville Affiliate.

WE do need an aircheck on that promo. They will be more careful now, I hope. But if not, I am an insomniac so I will listen for it and capture a recording. This stuff needs to stop.

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snagglepuss Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:14 AM
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3. This needs to go to the top of the greatest and stay there. IN fact that FCC number
should be a permanent fixture on the Home Page.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:27 AM
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7. That's my goal


In the mean time, bookmark the thread for yourself. PLease complain WHENEVER you hear this kind of criminal broadcast.

I already made a complaint. This aired at 1:30 AM Central time on WLAC. If it aired here, it must be aired elsewhere.

They ran this promo a month ago, and then stopped. My fear is that they are paying a fine and just doing it again. And I'm aware that Beck is tanking so they need some fresh crazies to listen. But they played this early AM during Coast to Coast.

I am so angry right now at the FCC for letting this get to this point, you just don't know. Maybe they won't do anyhting til more people die????
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ashling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 05:43 PM
Response to Reply #7
33. U.S. Secret Service Field Offices
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 05:48 PM
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34. Hadn't thought of that


I think the host in question must be some game to these people.

After today's shooting at VA Tech these kinds of broadcasts seem even more criminal.






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AlbertCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:05 AM
Response to Reply #34
89. After today's shooting at VA Tech these kinds of broadcasts seem even more criminal.
Thev've been criminal since Lincoln was shot.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:55 AM
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103. +1000


I never once called for anyone's death when I was a talk host. I didn't need to resort to threats of terrorism to convey my ideas or opinions.

I did have death threats made against me.

One night a man called in and said on air that he wished I'd die cuz I was a "librull."

I listened, hung up, and proceeded to shame him on air for wishing this on my five children. Imagine saying publicly that you hope a mother of five children should die because of her political beliefs? Lucky for me, there was a very menacing and deadly security guard who walked me to my car every night after the show.

Well, that Death Wish Man called back the next week and apologized to me, profusely.

Peaceful, relentless shaming is the successful strategy I often used, as my Italian matriarchs and those uppity Iroquois women in NY taught me well.

Radio broadcast should not be a bloodsport or a one-sided terroristic attack on half the population.

It should be a public resource used for responsible, fair dissemination of information vital to the public - whom the individual stations serve as part of their license agreements.





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polmaven Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:30 AM
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8. Unfreakingreal!
The authorities need to be notified of this absurdity, and Beck should be investigated!
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Greybnk48 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:48 AM
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10. Complaint sent/ phrases quoted.
I'm counting on the info you provided. :hi:
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:39 PM
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49. It's true


Count on it. Thanks also for being someone I can count on. :hi:

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Ship of Fools Donating Member (899 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:02 AM
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11. Complaint sent/phrase quoted.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:42 PM
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52. Thank you SOF


AS much as it hurts, try to listen to the FOX affiliate in your area a little bit every day.

(If there is one.) If we make the complaints in blogs and postings about the stations, not the idiot hosts, we nail the station with negative google bombs while denying the hosts any attention.






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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:14 AM
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12. Complaint sent/phrase quoted.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:49 PM
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55. Thanks, Scuba


Let me know what you hear back...if anything.

Given the school shooting today, it is sobering to realize how close to violence some people are. It is reckless and cruel to post on-air, politically motivated terroristic threats.

The world doesn't need any more of that. Our American airwaves have carried enough of it.

They need to grow up on 1510 WLAC AM, Nashville, FOX Affiliate. What an irresponsible, thuggish, gang-mentality station!


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BobbyBoring Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:18 AM
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13. K and R
No excuse for this~
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:27 AM
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14. Advocating the assassination of a political figure
Should be called what it really is - terrorism. It's an attempt to shut people up by threatening them with bodily harm.

Whoever advocates killing ANYBODY merely on the basis of their politics is a terrorist, and should be treated like one. I don't care if people disagree vigorously with each other - that keeps things interesting.

This is like the third time in as many days that some right-wing hack has called for the killing of political opponents. Ann Coulter did it, too, just the other day. That shouldn't be allowed. Disagree all you want, but when you openly advocate murder on the basis of political affiliation, you aren't a pundit, politician or a patriot - you are a terrorist.
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icymist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:14 PM
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21. It's more than terrorism,
It's an attempted coup! When opposition parties attempts such as advocating the assassination of the opposite political figure, that is no longer politics, but an attempted political coup!
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:55 PM
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30. It's not a funny joke
Edited on Thu Dec-08-11 03:56 PM by Tsiyu

Imagine if a station aired a Muslim saying "Shoot Americans." "American {insert kind of American here} Infedels Must DIE!"



How long would the FCC stand back and play with their boogers?












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emulatorloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:32 AM
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15. Kick and Rec. Thank you for posting this.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 02:45 PM
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17. Thank you everyone


Just got home and I thank all of you for helping me report this assassination incitement against an elected official. They are counting on us being so turned off to their violent rhetoric that we don't complain.

I am forcing myself to listen from now on, and FOX and Clear Channel can count on a complaint every time I hear something.

Please excuse typing. Cat in lap and no reading glasses so I hope I made this somewhat legible as I can't really read it myself.

I think it's time we took back OUR airwaves from this sort of blatant discriminatory speech on OUR airwves.

Thank you all again. As soon as I get some chores doen, I am going to find my readers and do some more research.

I love DU :loveya:

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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:05 PM
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18. Blimey
How would they react if someone said on the radio, 'Conservatives must DIE! Shoot (Republican of choice)'? I bet they'd at the very least be taken off the air and put on a no-fly list.

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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:10 PM
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20. Okay, I am sorry I gave you guys that FCC Complaint number
Edited on Thu Dec-08-11 03:12 PM by Tsiyu
This is why I tell you all this Federal Agency is useless. It's time to add the problems with access to the FCC to the list of things Obama must address.

I am sick of hearing calls for my "death" when I am listening to MY airwaves. Done with it. After what happened to Gabriel Giffords, no radio host should be peddling terroristic threats, assassination or violence. Glen Blowhard's promos are as funny as a rape joke to me. He is irresponsible and cruel to continue to broadcast this. WLAC 1510AM Fox Affiliate is not acting in the best interest of the community they serve.

Are they going to let rival gangs on next to threaten one another?

"All you crips do a drive-by on them locals. Bloods must DIE!" Is this what Radio is supposed to do for its citizens? Can I call in and say someone should.....to Limbaugh? Can I do a promo like that?

If not, why not? Why can WLAC, 1510AM Nashville, FOX Affiliate, get away with bradcasting this terroristic, criminal speech?

Apparently, unless I'm a member of the News Media, I don't get a special line. The FCC phone diversion system is confusing and designed to be so, unless, of course, you are a member of the media.

How much do we pay these people? Because for the millions - or however many illions - they are receiving, I should get someone to talk to, and not merely a maze of "Press This" to plod through.

FCC: this is why I say you are USELESS.

If there is a member of the media who would like to call and ask them why they allow this hate speech, please do so. I am going to check my e-mail for a response now. Maybe there is an actual number, to talk to an actual person, or else they can give ME a job, because I will by Gawd talk to the people who OWN the airwaves if they need to speak to someone.

They didn't even put me on hold. Just dumped me with a slick seeya'




Pardon any typos, still can't find the readers...;)
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oldhippydude Donating Member (446 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 12:33 AM
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65. acctually
the FCC has been captured by the corporations.. Bill Moyer did an expose' durring the 2010 election.. im betting that with the rupulicans policy in the senate blocking any Obama Appointees, we still have Bush's FCC..

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The Genealogist Donating Member (495 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:25 PM
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24. When did you hear this?
WLAC 1510 is a 50,000 watt station, one of the most powerful in the nation. Its airwaves at night likely reach most people in the US. I can get it where I am easily in the evening. If this is being played at night, most people east of the Rockies should be able to hear any of its broadcasts with this kind of language on it. You don't have to have a super radio to hear it, either. Even a car radio or home stereo is likely to pick it up at night. If there is a local 1510 where you are, it should be off because of regulations, though some small stations at a great enough distance may not have to sign off. My suggestion is that people listen, if WLAC is still playing this promo, and file complaints.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:41 PM
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25. It was 1:30 AM at a station break on Coast to Coast
George Noory had a guy on about poisons or some such, and I was just about to turn the radio off.

This would be Central Time.

1510AM WLAC Nashville FOX Affiliate has run this promo before. They stopped for a while, but last night I heard it plain as day, and wrote it down. Need a recorder, and someone needs to listen to the online broadcast to see if the same promos run. The promo advertised Beckerhead's show on the morning on WLAC 1510AM FOX Affiliate.

His show is one long promo like this. Get your guns. OWS protesters shit and piss on altars. ACORN is compared to nastiness I will not repeat, on and on and on.

But this promo was over the top, and I can't believe the FCC allows them to run it.

No response from my complaint via e-mail.

Meanwhile, At VA tech, someone else has shot someone I hear. Let's incite more violence, WLAC 1510AM FOX Affiliate. Let's just keep airing speech inciting the public to commit terroristic crimes.

AS a federally regulated, American resource of the people, WLAC 1510AM FOX NAShville Affilate is not allowed to discriminate in this violence-inciting, criminal way.

Thanks FCC for nothing.

This should have every person enraged. I don't need to draw any further obvious parallels.








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The Genealogist Donating Member (495 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:51 PM
Response to Reply #25
27. I don't listen to WLAC but
I have heard the station, as I DX AM (I listen for distant AM stations and log them as a hobby). Once I log a station, I don't usually return to the frequency if the station is a 50KW one. But I think I might just give it a listen to tonight, and see if I can hear the nasty promo.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 04:07 PM
Response to Reply #27
31. Thank you
Edited on Thu Dec-08-11 04:08 PM by Tsiyu

This is the fourth or fifth time I've heard this particular promo over the last few months.

I was hoping they had stopped it. You'll have to listen to Coast to Coast, which is not the same with Noory, but it keeps me going if I work at night. The show airs 11PM to 4AM, rerunning the last hour of the night before from 11pm to midnight, if that makes sense.


It's time for us to listen a little bit every day - as much as one can stand - and note anything like this you hear.

They have not only shut people like you and I out of our own airwaves - there are virtually no democratic leaning radio shows publicly aired - but they are calling for us to die? What?

Enough. The crazy has to stop,

Today the kids at Virginia Tech, and Gabriel Giffords, would both tell WLAC 1510AM FOX Nashville Affiliate that their broadcast of calls to violence are painful to victims of violence and terrorism.

This is someplace the Rightwing 1% need to be forced to grow up.




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The Straight Story Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:51 PM
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28. Dar.fm - a dvr for radio stations online (free) (nt)
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 04:21 PM
Response to Reply #28
32. The White House announced a program today
Edited on Thu Dec-08-11 04:21 PM by Tsiyu

to help launch an effort to identify homegrown terrorists. They are discussing it on NPR right now.

If the US is using WLAC 1510AM as some sort of "psyupp duh" to catch crazies, they can do it on some private channel. But that's not what this is. This is irresponsible promotion because nobody is listening to this stuff anymore, no one can take it seriously but loonies.

So it's time to have at least one show in communities with Democrats. If they have to do this to get ratings, they are not serving the needs of their public.

I dont post the name of this program, because it is WLAC's sole responsibility to air content. And they are failing to broadcast in the public interest, without discrimination or violent speech as the terms of their license dictate.

Thanks for the link.

The Fairness Doctrine must be restored as well. This is an outrageous abuse of a public resource. If we all listen, we can make a difference. Occupy the stations. But don't call the show, just make a complaint and use the host's name as little as possible. Use the station's full name, city, call letters and affiliation when you write or blog about what you might hear.

Put pressure on the stations, and the FCC. They will respond. Or else we need to get a new FCC.














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liberation Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 06:12 PM
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35. I don't know what's more insulting, the death threats
or the insinuation that Pelosi is a progressive.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 09:28 PM
Response to Reply #35
42. rofl .....n/t
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louslobbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 06:13 PM
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36. Here is my complaint confirmation, I'm sick of these people getting away with inciting violence.
Confirmation
FCC Submission Confirmation: 2000E
Acknowledgement of Submission from Lou Slobbs on 12/08/2011, reference number 11-C00352539.
Thank you for your information. The FCC will contact you if additional information is required. Please keep this information for future reference.
ATTENTION: When submitting additional information using this FCC Submission Confirmation sheet, please attach only one unsolicited fax advertisement (or multiple advertisements from the same sender) that matches your complaint number and carrier company named in this complaint. DO NOT include multiple unsolicited faxes from different senders with this unique case number. Your complaint is subject to be rejected, if more than one unsolicited fax advertisement from different senders accompanies this FCC Submission Confirmation sheet.
Please use this page as a Fax Cover Sheet when faxing additional details to the FCC at (866) 418-0232.
Lou
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 09:30 PM
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43. Still haven't heard back from them


Let us know if you do, and thanks :fistbump:


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Laelth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 06:33 PM
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37. k&r for exposure. This is very significant. n/t
-Laelth
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Jim_Shorts Donating Member (355 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 06:40 PM
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38. There has to be more to the promo
I'm sure Beck doesn't say it straight out, there has be a caveat so he doesn't get prosecuted. Imagine protesters carrying signs saying those things about republicans, they would be arrested immediately.

G.B. is definitely a menace to society.

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Charlemagne Donating Member (94 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 08:36 PM
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41. you may be surprised
True, the first amendment is limited in that you cant call for violence or threaten people. However, its all about semantics. I do a fun lecture on this.

A few years ago the US nazi party had a newsletter with Obama's picture in crosshairs on the frontpage. It said, "Kill This [email protected]@er?"

Clearly a threat against the president when considering the source (nazis) and the image. However, the question mark at the ends means they were just asking the question "why would someone want to kill him." Even though it was clearly a demand or call for violence, they got away with it because of how they worded it (well, just the punctuation really).

Same thing here. Beck can say that he was asking a question, using satire, or whatever other verbal trick he wants. If his voice inflection is just slightly so, he has a solid defense.

sucks i know.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 09:36 PM
Response to Reply #38
44. I almost wish I hadn't used his name here
I don't want him getting any more attention.

I want WLAC AM 1510 Nashville, FOX Affiliate, Clear Channel station, to clean up their act and play fair (but then their overlord, Clear Channel, owns a near monopoly of almost 900 stations - the FCC doesn't care if they play fair. I smell payola. To the FCC)

Don't listen to this assclown's show, but pay attention to your local FOX affiliate and see if they air the promo and note the time and date. Don't know how it is now, but In my radio days, we had to keep an aircheck of every single second of programming for just this type situation.

Whatever you do, don't call into any of these freakshows or write them down for Arbitron.



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Charlemagne Donating Member (94 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 08:30 PM
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40. This is what they want
Remember how the Brown Shirts provoked people into fights and then said THEY were the victims of assaults....same thing here.

The FCC calls whoever it is and tells them to end the promo or face a fine. The promo gets pulled. Beck screams that the obama administration is trying to silence him and that Obama hates freedom.

The dumbass conservatives want to get Obama and the government in such a position because:

1. it works to hook in the stupid, dumb, gullible mouth breathers.
2. It sidetracks the administration from other stuff
3. It brings more fame to beck, which means bigger audiences and paychecks
4. It makes people think there must be truth to the big government black helicopters shit

These people have no problem shooting us. Their demigod talking heads validate this belief with this sort of shit.


Best way to shut them up is call the sponsors. Send letters to Cash-for-Gold, that will get the message across without letting beck win.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 09:40 PM
Response to Reply #40
45. This is apparently how they spun this today on one show:


Check out Comments when you scroll down.

http://www.radiolineup.com/stations/WLAC-AM
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:34 PM
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47. Thanks for all the recs, everybody


:pals:

Noory should demand they not run that promo on his show. I would walk out of a studio before I would let that crap air if I was in the chair.

I hope Clear Channel goes broke and spirals down like a dead leaf. May Clear Channel be the victims of the same Slash-The-Biz-And Take-All-The-Bonuses-Corporate-Model that is the pernicious disease from which every single Rightwing business eventually dies.

I hope local people can start bidding for the leases they have to drop and we can have community radio again.

AM Radio now, under Rightwing control and virtually let loose with no restrictions by the FCC, really BLOWS.








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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:36 PM
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48. Rwanda, people need to read on that
Especially if they think this is harmless fun.
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themadstork Donating Member (797 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:53 PM
Response to Reply #48
61. yes, +1
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certainot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:39 PM
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50. 15 of 16 2010 NCAA basketball tourney teams broadcast on limbaugh stations. it's amazing how many
may depend on college sports.

those unis need pressure to find alternatives- they have no excuse-

thanks for this alert
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:54 PM
Response to Reply #50
56. Thanks for responding and keep your ears open


as much as you can.

Occupy the AM Radio Toilet, is what I call it. AM Radio has devolved into a latrine for the criminally insane Right Wing and their enablers.

We need to get some vinegar and bleach and Pine Sol (for those who swear by it) in there and clean it up.
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certainot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:06 AM
Response to Reply #56
66. i likes it! clean t up.
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certainot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:41 PM
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51. sept 10, 2008 i heard limbaugh say "obama's head needs to roll"
these stations are licensed to operate in the public interest.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:57 PM
Response to Reply #51
57. They have forgotten the rules by which they should operate


and the FCC is too busy eating bonbons and getting their toenails done and putting up walls to block the public, they aren't enforcing any rules.




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certainot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:09 AM
Response to Reply #57
67. if
a significant number of the universities that use RW radio stations were shamed into looking for alts the monopoly would destruct.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 08:57 AM
Response to Reply #67
87. I agree
Edited on Fri Dec-09-11 08:59 AM by Tsiyu

After today's shooting, and previous shootings at universities, one would think our institutions of higher learning would use all that higher learning to acknowledge and comprehend two things:

1) There is something sick and criminal in Clear Channel's blatant advocacy of terroristic threats against people of a certain political party and against duly elected public officials.

Why would a university want to support or be associated with an entity so sick and criminal, taking into account how violence has impacted those institutions of higher learning?


2) Clear Channel, and by proxy, the FCC who are charged with regulating Clear Channel, do not in any way, shape, or form, allow people of both political parties and all perspectives to have equal access to public broadcast outlets. In fact, they have shut one side out - the majority in most polls - from the process entirely.

How does this promote an educated, well-informed public? How does a university support and associate itself with an entity like Clear Channel, which blatantly suppresses free speech? How can an academic institution associate itself with a private entity that discriminates against and censors a majority that elected the president?


When will universities take a stand against discrimination and violent speech that is broadcast on the public airwaves by Clear Channel, an entity with whom these universities do business?


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certainot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 12:04 PM
Response to Reply #87
106. unis have mission statements that they can be shamed with
and while beck is a particularly vile sack of crap, limbaugh would be a good one too as far as challenging using the university connection to challenge RW radio.

i have heard of a couple of stations from comments that were connected with the university sports BEFORE going to RW radio.

what excuses can unis use for not breaking their contracts- aside from the racism and sexism and threats and partisan lying from the limbaughs and becks the climate denial issue alone should be a clincher. recent reports put even more emergency on the need to get to work on it and yet there may be a hundred or more universities propping up what should be a dying talk radio monopoly dedicated to global warming denial.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 02:49 AM
Response to Reply #106
117. Yes, that is a way to go after radio as well


Shame the universities into dropping these Clear Channel stations.

Why would a university want to be associated with a corporation that advocates violence against elected officials and people of one of the parties in a two-party system?

So I should DIE according to Clear Channel, because I voted for our President?

So according to Clear Channel, anyone who supports our DULY ELECTED president should just DIE? What?

No university should wish to be associated with this violent, terroristic speech over the public airwaves.


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The Wizard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:46 PM
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53. Has the time come
to crush Beck's testicle?
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:02 PM
Response to Reply #53
58. :rofl:


Someone is offering to punch him in the face if they can get plane fare. This would certainly be a far more fortunate fate than having your head chopped off, being shot, or otherwise dying as the Cretin on 1510 WLAC AM Nashville is advocating.

However, I just want him to be admitted to the nearest psych ward, safely restrained, and then some sane liberal can take his place.

What happens to his meat and two after that are out of my jurisdiction. :(









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The Wizard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:46 PM
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54. Has the time come
to crush Beck's testicle?
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Myramay Donating Member (1 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:13 PM
Response to Original message
59. complained
to FCC about Glen Beck.  I am sick & tired of these
speeches of hatred!  Thanks for the info.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:48 PM
Response to Reply #59
60. Shhhhh!

All Right wing talk hosts are "He or she whose name must not be mentioned." :hi:

Thank you for complaining about the broadcast on 1510AM WLAC, concerning its violent content and call to assassinate an elected official of the United States of America. :nuke:




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sellitman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 07:45 AM
Response to Reply #59
78. Welcome to DU
Pull up a chair and have at it!
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 11:58 PM
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63. Have you ever seen the movie _The Fisher King_, with Robin
Edited on Fri Dec-09-11 12:01 AM by tblue37
Williams, Amanda Plummer, Mercedes Ruehl, and Jeff Bridges?

In it Bridges plays a shock jock who tells a caller to kill all those "yuppies," so the guy shoots up a nice restaurant, killing many people, including the beloved wife of the Robin Williams character, who is a professor of English literature at the time of his wife's death. His overwhelming grief causes him to completely disintegrate psychologically, and he becomes a disoriented homeless person. Eventually, his path crosses that of the Bridges character--who gave up his show because of what he had caused--and both achieve a kind of redemption.

But the massacre in the restaurant is the direct result of the caller's "obedience" to the directions of the radio personality who, in his disturebd mind, is a kind of guru whose advice should be followed. I guarantee that some of Beck's followers are disturbed in just that way, and his rants are eventually going to lead to something as horrible as the massacre in that movie.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:24 AM
Response to Reply #63
69. That sort of speech is a way to manipulate weak people


done by sociopaths who have made so much money, now they just bat us around like a cat with a little mouse.

I was just thinking, George Noory is always talking about "evil spirits" and kharma. I was wondering what if he's right, and you "create your own reality" and he is bringing that sort of violence back on himself or HIS family by allowing this violent speech to be aired during his program?

Woo-woo metaphysical stuff, but what if terroristic thought is returned and violent intent doubles back on the creator or enabler of violent intention? Isn't Noory, and every person associated with Clear Channel, and 1510 WLAC AM asking for the return of the negative energy they release?

All we can do is wait and see, and keep them on their toes with complaints while refusing to say their names or listen to any more than we have to of their crap shows.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:54 AM
Response to Reply #63
71. He seems deeply self destructive to me
because he is the constant in that situation and he's just as likely to draw an acting out psychotic person to himself as he is likely to point them at anyone else.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 07:54 AM
Response to Reply #71
79. That's the way I see it


If 1510 WLAC and other Clear Channel stations do nothing but broadcast hate and calls for violence against those who elected Obama and other progressives, they are asking for the same violence to be meted on themselves.

Unlike 1510 WLAC AM, I don't believe in solving problems through violence. I don't believe in shutting the other side out of the discussion, as Clear Channel does, blatantly and with the blessings of the useless FCC. I just want Clear Channel to shrivel up and blow away so we can have our frequencies back, so that all sides of issues can be heard.




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burrowowl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:17 AM
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68. ???????
Unbelievable!
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onestepforward Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:50 AM
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70. Complaint sent. n/t
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 07:57 AM
Response to Reply #70
80. Thanks


:fistbump:
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mwooldri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 04:51 AM
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72. IMO the USA badly needs an OFCOM right about now.
OFCOM in UK - Office of Communications. They regulate not only the technical aspects of broadcasting (licenses, facilities, etc) but the actual content for decency and non-partisanship. Case in point: James Whale got fired from his show after urging voters during the London Mayoral Elections to vote for Boris Johnson. Twice. (it's OK to express favour for a particular politician but when election season is on I'm afraid to say that speech on the matter on broadcast medium is highly regulated) The station got fined about $30,000 - which is chickenfeed for a national UK station - but since stations can actually lose their licences a whole lot easier it's often better for them to let the offending people take an extended leave of absence, or in James Whale's case a permanent leave of absence without pay.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 08:16 AM
Response to Reply #72
82. $354 Million
Edited on Fri Dec-09-11 08:36 AM by Tsiyu

This is the FCC's proposed budget for 2012.

http://www.incompliancemag.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=645:fcc-releases-proposed-2012-budget&catid=1:latest-news&Itemid=19

And what do we get for that money? A virtual lockout from our public airwaves if we are progressives. If we are any of the millions who voted for Obama, the FCC does nothing to insure that we have access to our radio waves.

That's over $7 million per state, and I can't even get a human at the FCC to answer the phone?

It's evident that both Clear Channel - the license-holders of over 800 of our local frequencies - and the FCC have no intention of providing access to Democrats or progressives on these local stations, owned by the residents - of those local areas.

It's a blatant one-party lockout that the FCC allows. Even though they are funded by the people who elected Obama, the FCC allows those who elected Obama to not only be completely shut out of any broadcast, they allow Clear Channel and stations like 1510 WLAC Am to call for our violent assassination because of our political beliefs.

I agree with you, mwooldri. WE should scrap the FCC and its Clear Channel, violence-inciting lackeys. We should have a system like you describe, that actually insures fairness and punishes reckless, terroristic broadcasts.

Thanks for describing how airwaves SHOULD be monitored.


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IrishAle Donating Member (25 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 05:25 AM
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73. WLAC was once a liberal voice in the distant past.
Oh how times have changed.

Perhaps the right has taken over the airwaves because Teabaggers can not read?

or perhaps can not is too strong, maybe its Will Not.. after all, reading is pretty close to being science-lite.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 08:25 AM
Response to Reply #73
83. Must have been nice


Once they slaughtered the Fairness Doctrine - which was an FCC requirement that station air both sides of issues and political commentary - corporations like Clear Channel scooped up every local frequency they could, and completely and totally shut out anyone left of Dick Cheney.

There are virtually NO Democrats or liberals on any of the 800 stations over which Clear Channel broadcasts. How is this in the public interest, when the public ELECTED OBAMA? How does the FCC justify continuing to allow only Rightwing broadcasts on public stations?

To add some levity, it must piss Clear Channel off that they have illegaly denied access to the left on the public domain, yet they still couldn't keep a Democrat out of the White House! The temper tantrums must have been legendary in 2008!

But when the Supremes affirmed the Citizens United concept that Corporations were people, they rejoiced. It's sick and disgusting.






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blkmusclmachine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 06:22 AM
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74. Bring em down and shut em off:
I DON'T BELIEVE IN BIPARTISANSHIP
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 08:30 AM
Response to Reply #74
84. I don't mind both sides being aired


I was a Talk host on AM750 WSB for two years, when we had a Fairness Doctrine and they broadcast Mike Malloy AND Neal Boortz. Let both sides be heard. That's how our public resources should be used - fairly with opportunity for all sides of issues to be aired.

But we are blatantly being discriminated against by Clear Channel, by all of their radio stations and by the FCC. And to add insult to injury, the FCC lets Clear Channel broadcast terroristic threats against us with complete impunity!

Clear Channel is run by a bunch of bullies and thugs, and the FCC are their enablers.


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bfealk Donating Member (420 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 06:39 AM
Response to Original message
75. Go to Media Action Center
Sue Wilson from California, producer of the movie Broadcast Blues will be interested in this report. Also, please go to her Media action Center and fill in a report.

This has to stop.
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OneGrassRoot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 07:58 AM
Response to Reply #75
81. Great recommendation. K&R to OP! n/t
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 01:18 AM
Response to Reply #75
115. Thank you for this info


Sue has posted on this thread.

thanks again
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spicegal Donating Member (617 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 06:45 AM
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76. Truthfully, that kind of language broadcast over the
airwaves is precisely what triggered the Rwandan massacre. It's intended to dehumanize and stir up hatred. I'm not suggesting it would cause Americans to take machetes and start hacking up their neighbors, but it has an incredibly corrosive effect on society.
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sulphurdunn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 07:00 AM
Response to Reply #76
77. Americans do it all the time.
We are a wealthy nation, however, and prefer firearms. There are plenty of people crazy enough, given enough enticement and a quasi legal imprimatur, who would righteously kill thousand of us quicker and more efficiently than could be done with machetes.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:19 AM
Response to Reply #76
94. It's criminal, irresponsible


and cruel.

For 1510 WLAC AM to blatantly broadcast commands to shoot and kill elected officials and to broadcast the idea that people of one party should DIE is precisely the type of call to hate and slaughter that was broadcast in Rwanda, with tragic results.

The kids and staff at Virgina Tech, traumatized by gun violence twice now, would be further injured to hear 1510 WLAC AM openly and eagerly calling for more gun violence. Imagine how this type broadcast would make them feel were they to hear it today on their local station?

Clear Channel should be deeply ashamed and held accountable.




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NewEngland4Obama Donating Member (328 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 08:47 AM
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85. Check out this Video of Glenn Beck!!!!!
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:03 AM
Response to Reply #85
88. Can't get youtube here...soon but not yet


Describe the video. So no one clicks the link and gives that sick thug any hits.

Please don't use his name if you can help it. We don't want him getting attention. We want his looney, violent, criminal self locked safely away.


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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 08:54 AM
Response to Original message
86. Instead of futile e-mail campaigns, perhaps we should
take steps to actually fight back

:shrug:
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:08 AM
Response to Reply #86
90. This is fighting back, Doc


When someone googles 1510 WLAC AM, this thread is popping up.

The more people pressure the FCC, the more light we shine on the nefarious, terroristic broadcasts of Clear Channel, the more people who become outraged at the censorship and threats Clear Channel broadcasts, the closer we become to taking back our airwaves.

People need to hold their local stations to their license agreements. This is how we fight back.


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OneGrassRoot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:08 AM
Response to Reply #90
91. I noticed that...
:yourock:

:applause:

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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:27 AM
Response to Reply #91
97. Thanks OGR


I appreciate your support! :pals:



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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:21 AM
Response to Reply #90
95. We've been doing this for 20 years, since Limpballs took over the country
this particular tack doesn't seem to be helping much.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:33 AM
Response to Reply #95
98. This particular tack hasn't been taken


We have been calling attention to the sick thug hosts, rather than the individual stations.

If we make each station live up to its license agreements, and call attention to that individual station, we accomplish more than continually giving the hosts' names hits.

Give the stations hits of shame, and complain to the FCC. There has been no real effort to do either.

Personally, I am beyond fed up with Clear Channel broadcasting calls for my death, for the death of people whom I care about, and for the death of duly elected Democratic lawmakers. On my public airwaves.

Enough.

Clear Channel will grow up or I will continue to shame them. I'm not even trying right now.... and look at the response.:evilgrin:




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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:44 AM
Response to Reply #98
100. The response is amazing
Clear Channel has announced they're closing all of their hate radio outlets, effective immediately.

Wait...
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 10:07 AM
Response to Reply #100
105. Instant gratification can't always be achieved



when it comes to fighting large, evil corporations.

But doing nothing certainly isn't helping.

If you want to criticize the effort, have at it. Someone on DU prolly has a bag of Cheetohs for you to snack on while you type your criticism.

BTW: The station in question is running very "soft and gentle and reasonable" promos for the guy today. I don't hear any calls for my death. That's a start.










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jeff47 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:41 AM
Response to Reply #86
99. You are welcome to propose something else. (nt)
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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:48 AM
Response to Reply #99
101. I have a few times
those posts invariably get deleted. What you have is a number of people issuing public death threats against a large segment of the population, including elected officials, and no legal recourse to stop it. Now follow the train of thought
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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:19 AM
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93. Go After The Public Inspection Files...
I won't comment on the content as one can argue freedom of speech...no matter how inflamatory. I've heard a lot of this over-the-top bullshit on hate radio as of late.

Two ways to let the station and the FCC know your displeasure:

First is to arrange boycotts and complaints at LOCAL station advertisers. Car Dealers, Food Stores...the more local and visible the better. Nothing will get a station manager's attention than a pissed off advertiser.

The other way to really create hassles for a hate station is to simply send a complaint letter...snail mail, registered (so you have verification that the letter arrived at the station)...then two weeks later, go and visit the station and ask to see the "Public Inspection File". The station can't hem and haw...they must show you that file and if you don't find your letter (remember, you have the receipt that proves you sent it and they recieved it) you can go to the FCC with a complaint that can cost the station upwards of $10k for each violation.

Right now several New York stations are facing some big problems cause their files weren't up-to-date:

http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=998dd124-b19b-4d02-8a03-9a93fdf1b2b0
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:25 AM
Response to Reply #93
96. Very good idea


Their licenses come up for review, and this would also help to add to the public's awareness of what the stations are doing - or not doing - in the public interest.

And kudos on the advertisers. That is my next step in this battle.

But your info on the PIF's is important. If 100 people sent a station a letter of complaint, and the station failed to make those letters part of that file, the fines could be $1,000,000.00 per station!!!! That would be an awesome way to bankrupt Clear Channel, folks!

Wish I could rec this post!





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OneGrassRoot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:50 AM
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102. An Occupy the Media off-shoot approach....
Keep going!

:applause:

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SueWilson Donating Member (5 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:32 PM
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110. Occupy Clear Channel - National Action Monday Dec 12
You are right, and the timing is perfect: We are already organizing a national day to inspect public files MONDAY Dec 12. We have ten cities joing us now, and we really want NASHVILLE as this is outrageous!

Full Details at http://www.MediaActionCenter.net

If you are joining in, shoot me an email at [email protected] so I can add your city to our publicity.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 03:20 PM
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111. Thank you for this
Edited on Fri Dec-09-11 03:21 PM by Tsiyu

It's hard for me to get to Nashville, and my mom is having surgery so I will be in Atlanta. But I think Nashville should be on the list.

I will definitely shoot you an e-mail, and maybe I can get some other folks to join. We need the Occupy Nashville folks to get wind of this, as they can do the public file inspecting, they are already there.

Thanks Sue!!!!!
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timtom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 12:31 PM
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107. I know this is beside the point (I agree with the sentiments on this
thread), but...

Nancy Pelosi is a PROGRESSIVE????
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newspeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 12:49 PM
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108. to me, this is all intentional
Edited on Fri Dec-09-11 12:51 PM by newspeak
it's not just obtaining ratings from shock jockery. They've been dividing us for thirty years, and their talking heads have explained away one scandal after another. We're talking about the scandals that have harmed the american people. It seems like their main job is CYA for WS, for repugs and corporations, while redirecting fault and hate towards those who care about the people, care about the country; and those who are more powerless.

A progressive colorado radio commenter was shot, the UU church shooting incident, the amish incident, doctors being shot-I believe culminate from that illogical, fabricated, emotion pulling strings of hate radio. They have already harmed people. And, since the corporations running the media seem to allow them airtime, while attempting to silence any dissenting voice or those who could call them on their factless BS--the owners know damn well what they are doing. Keep thinking it's just for numbers or money--it's much, much more than that.

Yeah, I believe in the freedom of speech; however, if you're going to feed BS to the public and tell them it's cake; it is only fair to have the opposing view recognized. Just spouting dangerous BS with no rebuttal is exactly like what they did in rwanda and germany.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 03:24 PM
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112. The FCC cited a "fear of a chilling effect on free speech"


when they trashed the Fairness Doctrine.

Suddenly, the FCC has no concern for "chilling effects on free speech." Because Democrats are completely shut out of EVERY SINGLE ONE of the larger, more powerful talk stations in TN, and in most states.

That's as in "Frozen Out Completely from public dialog," forget the chillin' part.
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SueWilson Donating Member (5 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:26 PM
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109. Use TellFCC.com as FCC does nothing!
This is incitement to violence, no question. But if you complain directly to the FCC, it just goes into a black hole, so I urge you to complain at http://www.TellFCC.com . We will send the complaint to the FCC, to WLAC, and to Clear Channel. Plus Brad Friedman, http://BradBlog.com and regular guest host for Mike Malloy, will publicize this. Plus we will file a challenge to the station's license for this.

And Join us Monday December 12 for a national action to Occupy Clear Channel radio stations. Full details are at http://www.MediaActionCenter.net . It is time we remind Clear Channel that WE THE PEOPLE own the radio airwaves, and that they get the privilege to broadcast ONLY IF they "Serve the public interest."
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 03:27 PM
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113. I am so glad to hear of your efforts


Kudos to you, and I hope all who complained will now report this to TellFCC.Com.

Will be in touch and thank you and welcome to DU :pals:


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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 07:14 PM
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114. "To the Victims of This Tragedy We Send Our Thoughts and Prayers" by Roy Zimmerman
"To the Victims of This Tragedy We Send Our Thoughts and Prayers" by Roy Zimmerman
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8ouBFh04DU

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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 01:51 AM
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116. Time for the secret service to pay Glenn a visit.
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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 03:02 AM
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118. It's time for Clear Channel to dump that thug


He does nothing to help the communities in which his violent screeds are broadcast.

It's time for hosts like George Noory to apologize to the people of Nashville for running this teroristic broadcast during his program.

Noory is silent. He apparently does not care that a station on which his show airs is calling for people's DEATHS during HIS program. He apparently does not care that a call to assassinate a public offical was aired on HIS program.

This makes George Noory an enabler of this terroristic speech.

To be completely honest, I cried when I heard "Progressives must die! Shoot Nancy Pelosi!" AS a progressive, and a mother of progressives, it broke my heart to know that George Noory - a professed Christian - would allow this hatred during his program. On airwaves you and I and every other American owns.

Yet he remains silent on this, so all I can assume is that he agrees with Beck - someone he calls a "friend and a great guy."

Nice, Noory. You're friends with a guy who wants half your listeners dead? Wow. You are the company you keep....Noory should be very ashamed.






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