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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Conservatives Are Awful Liberal With Their Bias



Happy Labor Day
A lovely three-day weekend is soon upon us. It’s Labor Day, end of summer, yay! and it leads right into midterm election season. It’s that time of year where small and big neighborhoods nationwide kind of ignore whatever could be going on in favor of back-to-school errands, fishing out winter clothes, and looking for Halloween costumes. It’s only a midterm election, after all; how important could it be? So set up them chairs and eat up that BBQ, and then take a nap in the hammock.

You’ve listened to your news. And whichever side you listen to, they’ve told you they will probably come out as victors come election day. Have another sip of beer, and ahhhhh, the kids are in the pool, and, of course, there’s always the uncle, or the neighbor, or the friend who’s chattin’ about Obamacare and Big Gubment while hanging out in the kitchen.

If you have been listening to the news cycle, any old TV will do, you would think Halloween started months ago, dead unarmed kids, planes falling out of the sky and Russia invading people. Maybe you’ve been hoping it was all a dream you had after some bad food, hoping against hope that it’s been April Fool’s or War of The Worlds all along. But no. The scary talk just keeps coming. Syria, ISIS, Iraq, Hamas, Israel, Malaysian Airlines, Benghazi, drones, the IRS, and the NSA, are being name dropped more often than Kanye mentions Kim.

The creepiest manifestation of neoconservative ‘wisdom’ is the glee with which Fox and Friends spews their balanced fare. Each Rovian sculpted phrase is ripped off the word-of-the-day faked white papers popping out of Crossroads or Heritage and broadcast with extra drooly zeal. While there are liberal talk shows and blogs aplenty, the conservative claim that the entire media has a bias favoring liberals is just another piece of misinformation from their exclusive line of facts.

Today
Just in one day, here’s what you heard from FOX:

A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency
secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a
controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies.


Message: EPA IS EVIL.

Obama is reportedly plotting end-run around Congress on global climate change deal.

Message: OBAMA PLOTS.

Blame Obama’s anti-business, big tax agenda for Burger King’s Canada move.

Message: OBAMA IS BAD FOR BUSINESS AND NOW WE ARE GOING TO STARVE.

Misinformation is their trade, and they really don’t bother trying to hide their bias. It would be funny, if there weren’t officials just as eager to use the art of misinformation in order to rule over their districts.

Last October, Rand Paul said, “I never, ever cheated. I don’t condone cheating. But I would sometimes spread misinformation. This is a great tactic. Misinformation can be very important.” He went on to describe studying for a pathology test with friends in the library. “We spread the rumor that we knew what was on the test and it was definitely going to be all about the liver,” he said. “We tried to trick all of our competing students into over-studying for the liver” and not studying much else. Lovely. These are our elected officials. And these are the guys who want to home school their children.

Only voting will really tell us how we will fare after November. Getting out and voting. No matter what side you are on, grab someone who wasn’t planning on showing up to vote, or someone who doesn’t have a ride, and get them to vote. It’s the only way the outcome can reflect the will of the people. With as many people voting as possible. Every One Bring One. Seriously. Plan for it now, and bring a buddy to the polls.



From Now On
Here’s what we say. If you are listening to the red meat stations to hear what they are up to, great. Fight The Power. But, if you find yourself there accidentally, for God Sake’s change the channel. Be afraid of these news sources. Be very afraid. ‘Cause this is the stuff of urban myth. These are the lies, once repeated, that are taken as fact. These are the bad guys.

66 of the worst places you could go to get your news & information.

1. Fox News

2. The Rush Limbaugh Show

3. Glenn Beck

4. Savage Nation w/ Michael Savage

5. Alex Jones’ Info Wars

6. The Heritage Foundation

7. The Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

8. The Neal Boortz Radio Show

9. Sean Hannity

10. Bill O’Reilly

11. Rightwingnews.com

12. National Review

13. The Mark Levin Show

14. The Weekly Standard

15. Washington Times

16. The American Conservative

17. The Drudge Report

18. The Cato Institute

19. Media Research Center

20. Townhall.com

21. Red State

22. Andew Breitbart’s Big Government

23. The American Cause

24. Christian Coalition

25. The John Birch Society

26. Citizens United

27. Freedom Works

28. Tea Party Express

29. Tea Party Patriots

30. The Herman Cain Show

31. News Busters

32. News Max

33. The New York Post

34. Conservative HQ

35. Sirius radio “Patriot”

36. Conservative American News

37. Conservative Daily News

38. Judicial Watch

39. The Source Daily

40. Republican National Committee

41. American Spectator

42. Reason Magazine

43. Freedom Rings Radio hosted by Kenneth John

44. Conservapedia

45. The Right Side of the Web

46. CNS News

47. Michael Reagan

48. Family Research Council

49. Conservative Underground

50. The Hugh Hewitt Show

51. The Heartland Institute

52. The Blaze

53. The Gateway Pundit

54. The Free Republic

55. Anything from Sarah Palin

56. Conservative Post

57. Headline Politics

58. The Capitalism Institute

59. The Political Insider

60. The Daily Caller

61. National Report

62. AmericanNews.com

63. Hot Air

64. American Thinker

65. Tomato Bubble

66. The US Patriot


So if you didn’t know, now you know. You can’t tell the players without a program, and you can’t fight misinformation, if you can’t track down its source. What are your favorite, or least favorite, news sources?

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