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Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 24 February 2013
Various driveby media television networks ^ | 24 February 2013 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces

Posted on 02/24/2013 5:02:08 AM PST by Alas Babylon!

The Talk Shows



February 24th, 2013

Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:

FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Govs. Jack Markell, D-Del., and Scott Walker, R-Wis.; Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla.

MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood; Govs. Deval Patrick, D-Mass., and Bobby Jindal, R-La.

FACE THE NATION (CBS): Education Secretary Arne Duncan; Govs. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., Bob McDonnell, R-Va., Jan Brewer, R-Ariz., and John Chickenpooper, D-Colo.; Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa.; Sens. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Tim Kaine, D-Va,

THIS WEEK (ABC): Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Eliot Engel, D-N.Y.

STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): LaHood; Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.; Gov. Daniel Malloy, D-Conn.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 113th; abortion; deathpanels; demagogicparty; guests; lineup; mcdonnell; obamacare; partisanmediashills; sequester; sunday; sundaytalkshows; talkshows; zerocare
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As always, soliciting FReeper comments, observations, and opinions.
1 posted on 02/24/2013 5:02:15 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: acapesket; A.Hun; aligncare; altura; Bender2; Bernard; bray; cajungirl; Carley; CDB; chickadee; ...
This is the Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread Ping List! If you want to be on it, reply to this post or FReepmail me (in case I miss it). If you want to be taken off, simply send me a FReepmail.
2 posted on 02/24/2013 5:03:07 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: All
C-SPAN Radio, available on the net also, click here, broadcasts all five Sunday talk shows starting at 12:00 noon Eastern, as follows:

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM NBC's "Meet the Press"

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ABC's "This Week"

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM "Fox News Sunday"

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CNN's "State of the Union"

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM CBS's "Face The Nation"

Listen at the link above WHILE you FReep!

3 posted on 02/24/2013 5:04:37 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: All
Here are the email addresses or web pages for commenting to the weekend talk shows:

Meet the Press Meet the Press mailbox (web page for comments)

Face the Nation ftn@cbsnews.com

Fox News Sunday FNS@foxnews.com

ABC This Week thisweek@abc.com

CNN State of the Union CNN State of the Union (web page for comments)

4 posted on 02/24/2013 5:05:12 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: All; bray

“The Sunday Morning Bray”, by Bray!

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Cor 3:17

Once again we are being propagandized by the Global Warmists. Of course they have changed the catchphrase into Climate Change or as it has been called in the past; weather, they are mining the nuggets of fear many are hoping for. For communists, the main purpose for living is centralizing power and more control in distributing the resources of a country. The Regressives have pretty much taxed every source on the planet so the only thing untaxed is air, Global Warming fills that loophole since they are taxing air.

For the average Socialist leader who hates America and the Free Market or freedom in general, there is an unquenchable need to take money from the producers and give it to the non producers and ruling class. Ideally this buys them votes and maintains power through growing their groups of votes such as food stamps, teachers and gummit unions. Decades ago they realized they could buy votes through laws and giveaways to the point we are at now where we have the largest public employee sector in our histoir giving the Dems a solid base to count on and employee unions to fund and steal elections. they have created a pipeline from your wallet to their largest contributors. This has become a near unbreakable vote advantage very similar to the old Soviet Union.

These forces speak in one voice as well as the coordination of the Three Pillars of Propaganda, science, media and the DNC to manipulate and mold groupthink to vilify groups such as manufacturers and sanctify anti-American groups such as environmentalists. This causes the consensus groupthink to believe Global Warming is a fact allowing politicians like Obama to punish the producers with excessive regulation and tax in the name of protecting the earth. If the manufacturers object for their own survival they will be painted as evil earth rapists or the greedy wealthy. The three pillars will work in unison while nobody will defend the Free Market’s right to survive as anybody standing with them will be called anti-science or paid off by an evil corporation.

What the Three Pillars are attempting to accomplish is to make anybody who is for their agenda is a good person who is trying to save Mother Gaia, while anybody against it is an unforgivable sinner against the earth. This is the social morality argument which says you are a good person if you abide by their common groupthink of what they define as good or evil socially. As bizarre as that sounds they have so conditioned the people to believe this they are willing to tax and enslave themselves and their neighbors without considering the possibility it could be a farce or the damage this extremism has caused. They will go along with living their lives socially moral while watching their gas, electric and nearly every manufactured good rise artificially high and their jobs become harder to find. The commiecrats have found a way for human beings to enslave themselves religiously in their Godless cult.

This concept is reinforced with every movie, TV program and news media with science verifying the idea to the point where anybody who questions the obvious gaps in the theory are considered extremists and heretics to the public good. These heretics are called names such as deniers, anti-science and will face the virtual lynching to keep anybody from also questioning the Three Pillars. Now, even though there is absolutely no credible proof or measurable results reflecting their doomsday models, anyone going against the consensus will be destroyed. This is what happens when politics touches any group like science or media and is the essence of agenda driven science. It has been corrupted far beyond repair to the point of being used to prop up a failed political system with bogus programs formed to enslave people.

There is really only one solution to this religion and that is a return to God and a strengthening of the church. When people go without God or the Bible they have an empty existence with no meaning or purpose living their lives from day to day. They understand this emptiness and have a need to fill it as well as lead a life with meaning. They have emptiness pumped into their minds day after day causing a void to be filled with something they can grab onto. This is what the Three Pillars have exploited by filling that vacuum with a Godless religion which says you must sacrifice everything for the good of society and the earth. People are starved for a message of serving something bigger than themselves and have bought into this cult completely with Global Warming at the center.

Now when they recycle plastic bags or shut down a coal plant they believe they have saved the earth and millions of people because they saw a movie by Algore. They believe it with every fiber of their body, soul and minds so they will lead their lives in any manner the rulers say to save their gods. They are actually accomplishing nothing since plastic bags or coal plants have absolutely no negative effect on the world, but they want to believe they are saving the planet when in reality they are damaging it by not managing and developing it properly.

This is the battle we are fighting with agenda driven science which is supported by the three pillars. We do not have as wide a voice or a well developed triad to manipulate people’s minds. Those who are willing to stand up will be mocked and destroyed by these powers which are intently marching towards a communist dictatorship without the people who are willing subjects as the vast armies of voters to enslave the unwilling. There is only one answer and that is for a revival and return to God, a boldness to not back down from speaking the truth and turning away from these extremely powerful Pillars.

Pray for America

Note: The above opinion is not necessarily my own, but FReeper Bray’s. If you wish to discuss this, please ping Bray.


5 posted on 02/24/2013 5:06:00 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: Alas Babylon!

Good morning everybody. Beautiful day on Lookout Mountain.


6 posted on 02/24/2013 5:09:48 AM PST by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: Alas Babylon!
It seems that the morning topic is going to be sequestration.

It is amazing that Obama is the one who came up with that concept, got Congress to pass it, and now is succeeding in blaming the potential resulting problems (cuts, job losses, closings) on the Republicans.

Pubbies do seem to be losing the argument, again. They just do not know how to get their message out. They keep 'hoping' that the Dems/Obama will play nice. They are so delusional and naive, or they are in on the ole shell game and are playing the dupes very convincingly.
7 posted on 02/24/2013 5:25:06 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: TomGuy
Senator Coburn is on FNS today. I am reading his book The Debt Bomb which is very depressing. He blames "careerism" for much of our current problem. Too many of the people we elect to send to Washington, Ds and Rs, vote for their own career future, rather than for the country's future.

The Founders' ideas of Limited Government is almost totally forgotten today.

8 posted on 02/24/2013 5:37:15 AM PST by maica (Welcome to post-rational America.)
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To: bray; All

Great piece but its far worse than you claim. Here a link to a piece I read at AT earlier this morning.I lambasted the author for not coming up with some solutions as easily as he does hopeless, hapless defeat for our side.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/02/three_reasons_conservatives_are_losing_the_battle_for_america.html

Here’s a sample of his take on the electorate:

So Republicans and conservatives, I’d say the same thing to you that I’d say to a Rabbi rejected by the Hitler Youth: if you think that the Democrats heard, digested and rejected your arguments in the last election, you’re deluded. Your brand is so soiled that you will not be heard by this generation...short of a calamity on the order of the one that befell the Nazis. Your misreading of the times and the situation is startling. You look like bewildered youngsters trying to please a psychotic mother, looking for cues in an electorate and media that derides and, in many cases, despises you. In terms of convincing the electorate of the good sense of your positions, there may not be workable solutions: but take a first step by facing the truth: you have allowed the culture to drift for decades, and one feature of the drift is the acceptability of determined mindlessness...including the mindless rejection of you and whatever it is that you proclaim. You still have a substantial choir to whom you preach...but probably a larger counter-choir that not only doesn’t hear you but aggressively covers its ears when you speak.


9 posted on 02/24/2013 5:43:28 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Alas Babylon!; bray

There used to be some PSA’s that decried a dripping faucet and water use for non-essential use. The message seem to imply that ‘water’ was a declining/diasppearing resource.

Turn the channel or load up a new website and one is inundated with global warming and the fear that coastal regions will eventually be permanently flooded.

Paper bags were so evil that the greenies managed to get most of them replaced with plastic. A couple of decades later, we are informed (by the greenie mentalities) that plastic is evil, primarily because Walmart, which is also evil, uses plastic bags. Ergo, the push for reusable bags.

So many greenie ideas look so good on paper. But, most of those greenie ideas turn out of have unintended consequences. Those reusable bags — they quickly become contaminated with bacteria and are, thus, health hazards.

As Kermit says, sort of, ‘it’s not easy being green(ie)’.

If one pays attention to all the claims, one sees that the greenie/global warming/leftist messages are mixed, muddled, and contradictory. They do, however, manage to gain influence and money, and that is their ultimate goal.


10 posted on 02/24/2013 5:43:52 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: TomGuy
"It is amazing that Obama is the one
who came up with that concept, got Congress to pass it,
and now is succeeding in blaming the potential resulting
problems (cuts, job losses, closings) on the Republicans.

Exactly. BINGO. He is following a typical politician's
"honesty". Just like Romney having started and imposed RomneyCARE/ObamaCARE
and they both knew/know the MSM would never even report it
and the voting public and illegals could not care less.

11 posted on 02/24/2013 5:47:39 AM PST by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Alas Babylon!
John Chickenpooper, D-Colo.

You can't make this stuff up, no matter how hard you try. Bet he gets kidded about his name.

12 posted on 02/24/2013 5:56:30 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dims are stupid, period. End of conversation.)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Morning All!

3-5” today, tonight 1-3”, tomorrow...chance of show...30%

Thanks for the thread and ping AB.

Tom Coburn: “It’s a pro-RATa amount, not $85 Billion”

Wallace challenges the old bag with how the Senate hasn’t passed any budget bills nor proposed any cuts.


13 posted on 02/24/2013 6:04:47 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: Diogenesis

Coburn stating that RATs using scare tactics, the cuts could be made in ways that the public wouldn’t even feel.


14 posted on 02/24/2013 6:06:41 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: TomGuy
It's important that we call it "The Obama Sequestration", to give their beloved ruler the same status as W, as in "The Bush Tax Cuts."

Lest we forget where this idea came from.

15 posted on 02/24/2013 6:09:05 AM PST by Bernard (John Kerry as SOS will be the almost-perfect symbol of the Obama administration.)
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To: Alas Babylon!
Interesting article from an entertainment website, Mediaite.com, by a sports analyst/commentator, Joe Concha, comparing the current political situation (sequestration) with The Hangover I and The Hangover II:


16 posted on 02/24/2013 6:09:25 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: TomGuy

It seems that the morning topic is going to be sequestration.


What can the ratings be for a talk show on this matter? What’s less than nothing at all? And where is the person in Washington who is prepared to immediately rise above this incestuous, squirrelly topic and get to the heart of the matter?


17 posted on 02/24/2013 6:14:50 AM PST by PaleoBob
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To: Alas Babylon!

FNS

Wallace: I’m impuning his [Hagel’s] competence ...


18 posted on 02/24/2013 6:14:50 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Bernard

It’s important that we call it “The Obama Sequestration”, to give their beloved ruler the same status as W, as in “The Bush Tax Cuts.”

Lest we forget where this idea came from.


Not bad. But what about a descent into the completely ludicrous and call it the “Obama spending cuts.”


19 posted on 02/24/2013 6:17:00 AM PST by PaleoBob
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

You are exactly correct Rock and Rep.Cantor has been all over this one as well. The problem is that zero would have to negotiate with us and he refuses to come anywhere near us.
My take is he’s too stupid to negotiate with us.

Below is taken from FR on another thread.post # 35

The sequester requires agencies to make across-the-board cuts and does not allow them the flexibility to make targeted cuts. Congress and the White House would have to agree on a bill to replace the sequester if they want to make the cuts more targeted.

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/budget/284213-cantor-obama-offering-false-choices-on-sequester#ixzz2Lm7OcWbr

The above shows that the design of the sequester bill is preventing targeted cuts which Cantor says could solve all the problems. Truth is zero does not want targeted cuts and probably has never had a question on such. He can’t demagogue us or the sequester if the cuts were targeted.
Bottom line he’s campaigning again.This time not running for election just running against us, and its all political.
Never have we had such a loser potus.


20 posted on 02/24/2013 6:18:30 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: mtnwmn

Good morning, mtnwmn. I am jealous of your view.

ABC talking about Syria. Christian says the options should be for the US to have skin in the game, boots on the ground (I think that’s what she’s advocating)

George Will is the one lone voice that disagrees on doing “something” in Syria. says we may be at the point that neither choice who will be in control once this is over will be a good choice. (I agree! - stay out of Syria)


21 posted on 02/24/2013 6:20:30 AM PST by Girlene
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To: TomGuy
When FR was down for several days last week I got hooked on the comments section at Mediate.com...

...there were so many LIVs on the forum I just had a blast destroying their ignorant notions.

Fighting on FR is hard because we all have conservative values to some extent so a lot of disagreement is trivial but om Mediate I can truthfully call the dummies big dummies and most have the comeback abilities of a Potsy Weber..

22 posted on 02/24/2013 6:21:01 AM PST by Happy Rain ("American patriots are dangerous animals--they defend themselves when attacked.")
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To: All

ABC - on to Iran. Sanctions are having an impact in Iran. (Shazam - obama is saving the day!).

One on one nuclear talks - ambassador (?) says we’re just getting delays in having talks while they continue their nuclear program.

Will says obama should have SOME red line to a nuclear Iran based on what he has said. (lol, and you believe him, George?)


23 posted on 02/24/2013 6:25:05 AM PST by Girlene
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To: PaleoBob
What can the ratings be for a talk show on this matter [sequestration]?

I came to the conclusion long ago that these Sunday morning talkshows are not ratings/viewership driven. They seem to have a relatively consistent number of viewers week after week. They seem to be just filler material as an alternative to religious programming.

That is the reason they survive with the same ole weekly guests and same ole topics/issues and same ole agenda positions.

I haven't checked their ratings/viewership numbers in a long while, but, IIRC, the most watched only gets about 3 million viewership.

A quick google search showed CBS's Face The Nation as #1 with 3.37 million vewers in the 25-54 adults classification on February 10. [source: tvbythenumbers.com]
24 posted on 02/24/2013 6:25:45 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: rodguy911

Thanks RG, she is writing the same thing I wrote only longer. The first step is realizing you have a problem and what it is. The next step is to realize what we are doing isn’t working and then find new ways around the Three Pillars or cause an earthquake.

I believe my group has found a way and have written a manual explaining the way.

Pray for America


25 posted on 02/24/2013 6:26:36 AM PST by bray (Welcome to Obamaville)
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To: PaleoBob
For obama/the regime its all political. They have decided to send zero out for four years to try and finish us off. To try and destroy us.They have val/jar and the bent axel running things so zero can continue to do what he was trained to do, fund raise, campaign, lie, distort and attack us.

It's up to us how well we can counter the endless attacks by zero and his media.

Also the dems are totally invested in govt. spending. When the day comes that they can't use our money to buy votes for their constituency they are through as a political party and they know it.

That's why any cuts at all are a sheer disaster for them.

26 posted on 02/24/2013 6:26:56 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Girlene

Sad thing is that’s true about most for the middle East. Pick your favorite terrorist is pretty much what you get.


27 posted on 02/24/2013 6:29:13 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Happy Rain
Fighting on FR is hard because we all have conservative values to some extent so a lot of disagreement is trivial but om Mediate I can truthfully call the dummies big dummies and most have the comeback abilities of a Potsy Weber..

You have had the greatest training ever here on FR! If you make it/survive here you can go literally anywhere and hold your own with no problem. This place is like "the farm" for CIA wannabees.If you last 10k posts here you are a pro.!!

28 posted on 02/24/2013 6:33:16 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: TomGuy

You have to laugh at all the greenies who take their recycle bags to the store knowing they are made out of more plastic than plastic bags and expose themselves to diseases. Now they have to wash them using more water and soap to be a “good” person.

This has more to do with how they shape the argument and win it as they are doing with sequester. Paint the Repubs as evil and greedy for not spending your money until they cave.


29 posted on 02/24/2013 6:34:55 AM PST by bray (Welcome to Obamaville)
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To: Bernard
It's important that we call it "The Obama Sequestration"

Bump. In fact:

It's important that we call it "The Obama Sequestration"

Notice that whenever someone calls it the "Obama Sequestration", the media cries in unison: "The Republicans passed it, too. The Republicans passed it, too." this is proof that it is a good idea.

30 posted on 02/24/2013 6:39:26 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Maybe the “p”s are silent...


31 posted on 02/24/2013 6:39:37 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: rodguy911

True, rodguy. Interesting discussion on health care on ABC. I have to go to church....carry on everyone!


32 posted on 02/24/2013 6:46:06 AM PST by Girlene
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To: rodguy911

So true. My brother told me about FR in 2001. He was a lurker. I lurked for a short while and signed on. I told him he needed to sign on, too, because posting made FR and it was fun.

Since then, I have only posted a few times over the years -- 49,245. lol.


33 posted on 02/24/2013 6:49:37 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: bray

Outstanding can’t wait to see it.


34 posted on 02/24/2013 6:52:33 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Girlene

Great to hear form you Girlene catch you later!


35 posted on 02/24/2013 6:54:34 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: PaleoBob
Not bad. But what about a descent into the completely ludicrous and call it the “Obama spending cuts.”

Good idea; I doubt if many Obama voters can spell Sequestration, let alone understand what it means. It is entirely possible that in 15-20 years there will be contestants on American Idol named Sequestration.

36 posted on 02/24/2013 6:56:16 AM PST by Bernard (John Kerry as SOS will be the almost-perfect symbol of the Obama administration.)
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To: TomGuy
You have been here longer than me Tom and a huge addition to FR as well. A friend of mine in the Miami media told me about this place. I checked it out and never looked back. Never thought I would last the first few months but I stuck it out. Glad I did.

I recall I fought tooth and nail with one guy for five days arguing over whether Sean Hannity was a good broadcaster or not.I forgot who won but we became FRiends.

At the time I was just finishing up my other job as a morning drive guy.

Truth is there is FR and every where else. I think I am right up there near 50k myself.

37 posted on 02/24/2013 7:02:05 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Bernard

It is entirely possible that in 15-20 years there will be contestants on American Idol named Sequestration.


No doubt.


38 posted on 02/24/2013 7:13:52 AM PST by PaleoBob
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To: rodguy911

For obama/the regime its all political. They have decided to send zero out for four years to try and finish us off. To try and destroy us.They have val/jar and the bent axel running things so zero can continue to do what he was trained to do, fund raise, campaign, lie, distort and attack us.
It’s up to us how well we can counter the endless attacks by zero and his media.

Also the dems are totally invested in govt. spending. When the day comes that they can’t use our money to buy votes for their constituency they are through as a political party and they know it.

That’s why any cuts at all are a sheer disaster for them.


Well said.


39 posted on 02/24/2013 7:17:21 AM PST by PaleoBob
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To: All
Bobby Jindall just stuck it to DNC Dave so bad it wasn't even funny why we can't cut the budget less than 3% is a mystery to me. He really took it to the dummie dems including Duvallll whatever from where ever.

Here's some great tuff from Jindall: Time to stop campaigning,Mr. President, put good teachers in the classroom, significant tax reforms, stop scaring American people roll up your sleeves, cut tax rates,Walmart slowing down, more private sector growth, less govt. growth.

Duuuvvaallll Patrick engaging in massive projections accusing us of doing exactly what they are doing, the rest mostly lies,unreal.

40 posted on 02/24/2013 7:18:20 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: PaleoBob

Thanks Bob.


41 posted on 02/24/2013 7:19:19 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: TomGuy

I came to the conclusion long ago that these Sunday morning talkshows are not ratings/viewership driven. They seem to have a relatively consistent number of viewers week after week. They seem to be just filler material as an alternative to religious programming.

That is the reason they survive with the same ole weekly guests and same ole topics/issues and same ole agenda positions.

I haven’t checked their ratings/viewership numbers in a long while, but, IIRC, the most watched only gets about 3 million viewership.

A quick google search showed CBS’s Face The Nation as #1 with 3.37 million vewers


Back when I worked in the lamestream media shows like this were referred to as “prestige items” by ad sales types. Pretty ironic that an hour of lies, half-truths, circumvention, empty punditry, demogoguery, and ego-venting, etc., comprises “presitige” in our lamestream media.

Anyhoo, Jindal is pretty good today.


42 posted on 02/24/2013 7:21:52 AM PST by PaleoBob
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To: rodguy911
Obama and the Dems are sending the message that any government cuts, however small, will be a disaster. It reinforces their message that we don't have a spending problem, but rather, a revenue problem. Increasing revenues will reduce the deficit--or so they say.

That said, I believe both parties don't want to see a reduction in spending or even the growth of spending. When you have the Reps echoing what the Dems say about how painful the sequestration "cuts" will be, they are just reinforcing the Dem message.

I fully expect a last minute deal using some accounting gimmick to nullify or nitigate sequestration. It will be another Rep cave or rather another "Good cop, bad cop" charade. Then it is on to the next "crisis," the continuing resolution.

In the meantime, we have a three ring circus with gun control and immigration garnering media and public attention. It is part of the Dem strategy to divide and conquer and overwhelm.

43 posted on 02/24/2013 7:28:08 AM PST by kabar
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To: PaleoBob

I thought the MSM used these shows to construct the bat they would use to beat Pubbies about the head and shoulders for the following week.


44 posted on 02/24/2013 7:41:23 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: kabar

the cnn meme is that the senate and house have agreed to universal checks (aka full registration) and magazine limits. (aka reducing life saving)


45 posted on 02/24/2013 7:44:06 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Bernard
I like your idea of calling this The Obama Sequestration for a big reason.

Looking ahead to the likely ramifications of the tax increases passed a couple of months ago, the economy will be slowing even further. Like many here, I don't really think these pending cuts are more than a drop in the bucket. The way this has been set up, the implementation of the sequestration accomplishes cover for Democrats, something to blame a slowing economy on. As the Obama team has been successful (thus far) in turning the sequestration into a Republican idea, guess who will be blamed when the economy goes from bad to worse?

About the only political win I can see for Republicans is to use the successful Democrat strategy of repeating a talking point over and over again. Thus, this should always be referred to as "The Obama Sequestration".

46 posted on 02/24/2013 7:48:01 AM PST by Rational Thought
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To: rodguy911

It will shock you what it says, but it worked here in braindead Oregon.

Pray for America


47 posted on 02/24/2013 7:48:54 AM PST by bray (Welcome to Obamaville)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

I thought the MSM used these shows to construct the bat they would use to beat Pubbies about the head and shoulders for the following week.


No doubt about it. I think they also use the shows to try to make celebrities out of their own half-wit on-air “personalities,” dreary dolts like F. Chuck Todd. The shows also certainly serve to advance whatever the going Orthodoxy of the Moment happens to be.

Oh the sacred Orthodoxy!


48 posted on 02/24/2013 7:49:39 AM PST by PaleoBob
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To: PaleoBob

msnbc = home for homosexuals
cnn = movement of morons
fnc = lost in blond.


49 posted on 02/24/2013 7:55:25 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory
the cnn meme is that the senate and house have agreed to universal checks (aka full registration) and magazine limits. (aka reducing life saving)

Here's what the Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said on Friday.

50 posted on 02/24/2013 7:58:34 AM PST by Jane Long (Whew...good to be back in FR Realville. Thanks Jim & John)
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