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Mon May 26, 2014, 09:56 PM

Rinse, Lather, Repeat

The Republican strategy in 1980 and 2000 was the same---use the men and women in the mainstream media to denounce the current Democratic Administration as 1) sleazy 2) weak 3) uninspired 4) unAmerica 5) no fun. Use 1) Nightline ("America Held Hostage" 2) House Committees (Dan Burton) 3) Fox News 4) National Enquirer or any other tool at their disposal to repeat the same Big Lie over and over.

Then, whip out some moron who is obviously too dumb to organize a conspiracy to write a bad check, let along a conspiracy to to kill Vince Foster and run the Arkansas Mafia. I am speaking of Ray-gun and Dumb-ya. The anti-Nixons The whores in the press gush about how refreshing it is to have an administration that has brought dignity and integrity and good old fashioned American values---like blindly leading your corporate masters into a great big war of choice on the other side of the globe---back to Washington. After eight or twelve years of this bullshit, the members of the press grudgingly admit that they were fooled, but they vow they won't get fooled again, and they call for a fresh start. We get a fresh start. The GOP begins sliming the (fresh start) Democratic administration again (recall that Bush Sr. left Linda Tripp behind meaning that he was already planning the slime when he left and W. raided the coffers and gave all the money to the banks so that he could hand Obama a recession/depression). And the media lackeys pick up the refrain.

"Oh, how shameful. How divisive. How weak. If only we had a president who could restore honor and dignity to the White House. One whom we could follow (blindly)..."

If necessary, I will name names. The media whores know exactly who they are. Or, they could decide not to play the game this time. I don't mind if they want to play. It gives me something to write about. Like this little gem from Margaret Carlson:

Few journalists saw anything wrong with this double standard. In fact, some found it amusing. "You can actually disprove some of what Bush is saying if you really get in the weeds and get out your calculator, or you look at his record in Texas," Time magazine columnist Margaret Carlson told radio morning man Don Imus at the height of the campaign. "But it's really easy, and it's fun, to disprove Gore. As sport, and as our enterprise, Gore coming up with another whopper is greatly entertaining to us."


http://www.angelfire.com/indie/pearly/htmls/gore-nightmare.html

Oh, yes, Ms. Carlson, it is so very amusing to watch Iraqi children die. I am sure you get such a chuckle knowing that you and your colleagues hold this kind of power over life and death. You'll argue "But we could not have known!" Yeah, well this time, you know.

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McCamy Taylor May 2014 OP
scarletwoman May 2014 #1
awoke_in_2003 May 2014 #2
Takket May 2014 #4
Leme May 2014 #3
awoke_in_2003 May 2014 #6
Hassin Bin Sober May 2014 #7
winter is coming May 2014 #5

Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Mon May 26, 2014, 10:04 PM

1. You really ought to post a graphic image warning! I don't give a shit whatever the hell point you're

trying to make - posting that image with no warning is totally irresponsible!

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Response to scarletwoman (Reply #1)

Mon May 26, 2014, 10:07 PM

2. I totally agree...

 

This could act as a trigger for some.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #2)

Mon May 26, 2014, 10:53 PM

4. my wife has PTSD and thank goodness she didn't see this...

or she would be having a full blown panic attack right now.

Reported this thread.

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Response to scarletwoman (Reply #1)

Mon May 26, 2014, 10:41 PM

3. i don't like sensationalism

 

I think the photo is ok there...just turn the dial.
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but I have only been her a couple weeks. perhaps it is not ok. Not ok because of how this discussion thing works here.
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will say more if asked to do so

edit: what the Op is saying is the stuff he talks about leads to things like what is in the picture

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Response to Leme (Reply #3)

Tue May 27, 2014, 12:31 AM

6. There should stll be a warning...

 

It didn't affect me, because I know the sins our foreign policy reaps. But people should have a warning first.

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Response to Leme (Reply #3)

Tue May 27, 2014, 12:38 AM

7. The idea is the reader should be able to turn the dial BEFORE they see pictures of dead babies

Hence the warning.

Capisce?

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Response to scarletwoman (Reply #1)

Mon May 26, 2014, 10:55 PM

5. +1. n/t

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