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Al Gore, Joel Hyatt Sell Out Israel
DickMorris.com ^ | January 3, 2013 | Dick Morris

Posted on 01/03/2013 7:20:52 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Al Jazeera is coming to America — courtesy of former Vice President Al Gore and entrepreneur Joel Hyatt. The Arab network, funded by Qatar, has just bought Current TV — the low rated liberal cable station Gore and Hyatt founded — for a reported $500 million. The deal gives the anti-Israeli Arab network access to 40 million homes in the United States.

Beyond bringing anti-Israeli propaganda into these new American outlets, Al Jazeera has a long record as the chosen news outlet for Al Qaeda and other terrorist cells. It was through them that Osama bin Laden would regularly post videos attacking the west and calling for renewed acts of terror. Having this network available in the US might also afford terrorist groups a new method of communicating with one another. At the very least, it will help whip up enthusiasm among Islamic viewers in America for jihadist terrorism. Some fear that its message will actually cause an uptick in domestic terrorism.

To its credit, Time Warner Cable announced that it will cancel its contract with Current so it will not have to show Al Jazeera’s propaganda on its system. Their action keeps the station off 12.5 million homes. Thank you Time Warner.

Gore, who consistently postured himself as a friend of Israel, shows now how unreliable the Jewish State’s “friends” are when the chips — or the money — is down. It is estimated that Gore, who owns 20% of Current TV, will get $100 million for his share from the deal. Media reports indicate that the former VP was eager to close the deal before the higher income tax rates he supported kick in on January 1, 2013.

Indeed, it was the height of hypocrisy that Al Gore spoke warmly of Al Jazerra saying its mission was similar to that of Current TV, to give “voice to those who are not typically heard, to speak truth to power, to provide independent and diverse points of view and to tell the stories that no one else is telling.”

Among these “diverse” points of view might be terrorists. Fox News reports that “Al-Jazeera has been criticized for having a pro-Islamist bent, and accused of working with members of Al Qaeda.” Fox noted that “one of its journalists was arrested in Israel in 2011 on suspicion of being an agent of the Palestinian group Hamas.”

Not that Current TV is a world-beater. Its average prime time viewership is about 42,000 households. But, it remains to be seen if the pro-Israel former Governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer, will continue with the network under the new management. And the Islamist bias of the new network might pose a problem for women’s rights advocates such as former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm who also hosts a prime time show on Current TV.

Thanks to “friends” of Israel like Gore and Hyatt, the Islamist movement has a new voice in the US.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; US: Michigan; US: New York; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: algore; aljazeera; aljazeeragore; alqaeda; currenttv; eliotspitzer; goreon; islam; jennifergranholm; jihad; joelhyatt; muslims; qatar; terror; terrorism; us; usa

1 posted on 01/03/2013 7:21:24 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Liberals, democrats anti-semitic? No!

I could NEVER have guessed that.

2 posted on 01/03/2013 7:26:34 PM PST by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
For the record, Joel Hyatt is the son-in-law of morally diseased leftwing psychopath Howard Metzenbaum. He has a shady record of unethical conduct himself, like his filthy father-in-law, but generally kept out of the news by powerful democrat interests.
3 posted on 01/03/2013 7:33:41 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Speaking of anti-Israel propaganda, it’d be a good idea to check out your local cable system’s community access channels.


4 posted on 01/03/2013 7:53:01 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

~~~Indeed, it was the height of hypocrisy that Al Gore spoke warmly of Al Jazerra saying its mission was similar to that of Current TV, to give “voice to those who are not typically heard, ***to speak truth to power,*** to provide independent and diverse points of view and to tell the stories that no one else is telling.”~~~

Just wow. We are way past the tipping point, FRiends.


5 posted on 01/03/2013 7:54:34 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

That channel, Al Jizz will never get the time of day in my household !


6 posted on 01/03/2013 8:11:20 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Al Gore, Al Jazeera.....they have the same name, wonder if they're related?
7 posted on 01/03/2013 8:12:00 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Dish TV has Current TV available on some packages. I’m checking every day to see if they eliminate it as Time-Warner Cable has done.


8 posted on 01/03/2013 8:12:17 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
The question asked countless times- Why does a large percentage of the American Jewish community vote liberal? It's as clear as can be - they are not your, nor Israel's friend.
9 posted on 01/03/2013 8:22:12 PM PST by llevrok (ObamaLand - Where young people go to retire.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Tolerance Sucks Rocks.
10 posted on 01/03/2013 8:29:23 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I’m tired of paying for 500 cable channels when I might watch five ... don’t want my cable dollars being used to push liberal mini-networks like Current either...

There’s got to be an answer to this mess.


11 posted on 01/03/2013 8:44:12 PM PST by GOPJ (It's not possible to be a Progressive and not be a hypocrite. Freeper TigersEye.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

42,000 households, for $500 million.

That’s about $12,000 per viewing household.

That’s gotta be one hell of alot of Mesothelomia; AARP health; Buy Gold; buy one - but wait, just pay shipping for two - ads.

Maybe that’s the plan: five minutes of Baghdad Bob news; then five minutes in a hut of a burqua bound beauty; then one minute of weather - hot, dry, sunny; - then nineteen minutes of ads!


12 posted on 01/03/2013 9:01:54 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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13 posted on 01/03/2013 9:13:30 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Happy New Year!)
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PING!


14 posted on 01/03/2013 9:14:10 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Happy New Year!)
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To: Noob1999

It’s 40 million households. Not 42,000.


15 posted on 01/03/2013 11:31:55 PM PST by 4Runner
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

ABC radio news reports Time Warner dropped Curent from their cable line up.


16 posted on 01/03/2013 11:50:20 PM PST by mosesdapoet ("A voice crying in the wilderness make streight for the way of the Lord")
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To: GOPJ

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2974155/posts


17 posted on 01/03/2013 11:55:42 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; sheik yerbouty; Jewbacca

“[give] voice to those who are not typically heard, to speak truth to power...”

Al Sleazera and Al Gore can “speak truth” to my all-powerfiul tuchis!


18 posted on 01/03/2013 11:58:31 PM PST by Yehuda
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

What’s the prob bro? La Raza has their TV. Blacks have their TV. Why shouldn’t CAIR have theirs. It’s only fair and that’s what Amerika is all about.


19 posted on 01/04/2013 4:28:09 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine's brother (CBC, just another bunch of jive a$$ street corner hustlers)
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20 posted on 01/04/2013 5:57:50 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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21 posted on 01/04/2013 5:58:03 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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22 posted on 01/04/2013 5:59:07 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: hinckley buzzard
Joel Hyatt is the son-in-law of morally diseased leftwing psychopath Howard Metzenbaum.

I thought that name (Joel Hyatt) was familar.

23 posted on 01/04/2013 6:01:10 AM PST by Las Vegas Dave
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Another inconvenient trurthsssssss my preciousssssss


24 posted on 01/04/2013 7:56:54 AM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: 4Runner

.................It’s 40 million households. Not 42,000.........

From the article:

Not that Current TV is a world-beater. Its average prime time viewership is about 42,000 households”.


25 posted on 01/04/2013 12:45:48 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

From Al to Al.

This shows the true colors of the “progressives.”

Please call your TV provider and ask them to drop Current, as Time Warner has. Ask them to fill the channel with Blaze TV.


26 posted on 01/04/2013 9:05:54 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: hinckley buzzard
Joel Hyatt is the son-in-law of morally diseased leftwing psychopath Howard Metzenbaum.

Who was a known Communist.

27 posted on 01/04/2013 9:07:04 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP
Here is where it can be found:

DirecTV Channel 358
Comcast Channel 107
Dish Network Channel 215
Verizon FiOS Channel 192
AT&T U-Verse Channle 189

If you have one of these TV providers, please ask them to drop Current, as Time Warner has. Suggest that they fill the channel with Blaze TV.

It would be one thing if he had sold out even that nutcase smear merchant Markos Moulitsas. But Al Jazeera is nothing but a propaganda outlet for the enemies of America.

Michale Savage said it well, and I agree with him:

That's the almost zero-rated TV channel that was founded by that quisling Al Gore and his business partners seven years ago.

Current TV will now provide the Arab news giant with something it has looked for years to acquire: a pathway into American living rooms.

Al Gore's Current TV is now available in about 60 million of the 100 million homes in the U.S. that have cable or satellite TV.

How do you feel about an Arab network buying Al Gore's Current TV?

How does the FCC allow such a sale? Should they block such a sale?

Absolutely.

What does this tell you about the so-called "progressives"?

"Progressive" is a code word for anti-American.

28 posted on 01/04/2013 9:21:11 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP
Here is where it can be found:

DirecTV Channel 358
Comcast Channel 107
Dish Network Channel 215
Verizon FiOS Channel 192
AT&T U-Verse Channle 189

If you have one of these TV providers, please ask them to drop Current, as Time Warner has. Suggest that they fill the channel with Blaze TV.

It would be one thing if he had sold out even that nutcase smear merchant Markos Moulitsas. But Al Jazeera is nothing but a propaganda outlet for the enemies of America.

Michale Savage said it well, and I agree with him:

That's the almost zero-rated TV channel that was founded by that quisling Al Gore and his business partners seven years ago.

Current TV will now provide the Arab news giant with something it has looked for years to acquire: a pathway into American living rooms.

Al Gore's Current TV is now available in about 60 million of the 100 million homes in the U.S. that have cable or satellite TV.

How do you feel about an Arab network buying Al Gore's Current TV?

How does the FCC allow such a sale? Should they block such a sale?

Absolutely.

What does this tell you about the so-called "progressives"?

"Progressive" is a code word for anti-American.

29 posted on 01/04/2013 9:21:30 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
This is a 'treason' and it should not be decoded as anything else. Al Gore should be challenged and Repubs and good citizens all; must insure that Al Gore remains the public figure that he is; only now as 'Poster Boy' for the Left's ugly TRUTH.

There can be no mistaking the Left's alliance; and ideological sympathies with the worst of our planets enemies and that it is not a 'new' alliance; but an old one. And America; and voting citizens; must understand what it means; to have Leftist in power - and in control - of our lives; our Country and America's future.

Al Gore is a connect-the-dots, lesson per the truth of the Left; and their simpatico with the 'worst' of the world. . .

30 posted on 01/05/2013 1:06:32 AM PST by cricket
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To: Yehuda

I’d let loose a fatwa on them, especially if I’d recently had some chili and beer!


31 posted on 01/05/2013 1:57:55 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: sheik yerbouty

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32 posted on 01/06/2013 12:33:20 AM PST by Yehuda
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Call YOUR cable company and tell them to drop Current TV now that Al-Jazeera bought them. Don’t just talk to the first level people who handle complaints. Go UP the ladder of authority. Time Warner dropped Current TV as soon as the sale was made public. All other cable providers should as well.

Al-Jazeera is anti-American, anti-western, anti-Israel, and anti-Jewish. The English version appears less radical than the Arabic version, but the goals are the same. The tone is moderated as as not to frighten the viewers with their real intentions.

Tell them you do NOT want Current TV coming into your home, that merely blocking it is not enough. It may be part of a package you get. They will tell you to drop the package, but there is no reason to drop stations you still want. Just get them to remove Current TV. Call, call, call in protest!

Tell them Time Warner dropped them, and they should too! If you don’t want Al-Jazeera’s influence in this country, share this.

Links with background information are below:
Info about Time Warner dropping Current TV at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/02/time-warner-al-jazeera-current-tv_n_2399370.html

The Implications of Al Gore Joining at al-Jazeera: http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/analysis/rubin-reports/the-implications-of-al-gore-joining-al-jazeera/2013/01/07/0/


33 posted on 01/08/2013 11:58:14 AM PST by Ziva (Check out the great art blog at http://blog.RetroCollage.com/)
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To: Noob1999
Maybe that’s the plan: five minutes of Baghdad Bob news; then five minutes in a hut of a burqua bound beauty; then one minute of weather - hot, dry, sunny; - then nineteen minutes of ads!

Back in the 1950's or so, science fiction writer Robert Heinlein had a short story about a Soviet propaganda satellite designed to beam TV programs at the US. In the story, the satellite was very successful - the programming lineup was a few minutes of Pravda propaganda alternating with a few minutes of porn.

34 posted on 01/08/2013 12:05:00 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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