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Old 12-18-2012, 10:29 AM   Topic Starter
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The Media’s Gun Control feeding frenzy

Anyone who thinks the media is skewed to the right needs to have their head examined. I have Bloomberg on all day here at work and it was all about gun legislation all day yesterday. I am watching KTVU this morning and the docket went something like this:
Controlling Gun Violence
Revisiting the massacre
(shooter name) Going over his background and how he destroyed his computer by hammer or screwdriver so nobody could see what he was doing.
Traffic Report
Gun Sales skyrocketing in Oregon, Washington and California
Standoff lasted 5 hours last night
Libertarians think Teachers should go through training and pack heat in school.
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Gun sales in Texas WTF?
Proposing gun control


Really?

Is it this bad where you are at?
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Old 12-18-2012, 10:36 AM   #2
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The same on CNN. I have decided to change my televisions at work to ESPN until after Christmas (barring a Bowl Football Game) because of the overabundance of the agenda. It is making for a morose atmosphere.
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Old 12-18-2012, 10:42 AM   #3
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:08 PM   #4
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I rarely watch TV anymore. Nothing but junk.
From what I can tell, the other media you consume also largely fits that description.
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:14 PM   #5
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From what I can tell, the other media you consume also largely fits that description.
In your opinion. Fact is they have been more accurate than the corporate-state controlled media.
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:21 PM   #6
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In your opinion. Fact is they have been more accurate than the corporate-state controlled media.
Can we assume you're referring to the onion?
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:26 PM   #7
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Can we assume you're referring to the onion?
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Old 12-18-2012, 10:44 AM   #8
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A bunch of murdered kindergarteners tends to cause this to happen.
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Old 12-18-2012, 10:50 AM   #9
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A bunch of murdered kindergarteners tends to cause this to happen.
All the better to take advantage of. It's like they're in glee about it.

What we need is drone control.
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:06 AM   #10
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:19 AM   #11
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Exactly! How else are they going wrestle more control over we the people?
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:22 AM   #12
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:40 PM   #13
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The more they trumpet it... and the longer it goes on... the more glory in it for future killers in their warped perspective.

Something tragic happened. It sucks. But the media glorifying it and using it to forward a political agenda pisses me off.

It creates future copy killers who try to out-do the past nut jobs.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:47 PM   #14
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The more they trumpet it... and the longer it goes on... the more glory in it for future killers in their warped perspective.

Something tragic happened. It sucks. But the media glorifying it and using it to forward a political agenda pisses me off.

It creates future copy killers who try to out-do the past nut jobs.
It gives the obviously attention starved the only attention they can get.

I don't understand the media. They brand anyone who does not agree with them as unintelligent, yet they discount basic psychology at what seems about every turn.

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