idiot

Jonesborough, TN

#43 Sep 16, 2013
Silverado wrote:
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Come on, you have to be smarter than that. The only thing Americans should be asking themselves right now is whether Obama is using the media to fulfill his agenda or is the media using Obama to fulfill it's agenda? Giving an objective look at Obama's performance thus far, I am quickly thinking that it is the latter.
Why does it have to be one or the other? I would think it's more of a symbiotic relationship. But since you brought it up, what President has not used the media to press their agenda? They all do it.
idiot

Jonesborough, TN

#44 Sep 16, 2013
Hillbillyboy wrote:
Here is a well researched study from a UCLA Political scientist that did a study on media bias. It was well quantified, and done under scientific observation...
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/Media-Bi...
The result from the UCLA (of all places) study? Lots of left leaning liberal media bias.
CBS Evening News ranked at or near the "top" for excessive liberal bias (ABC World News Tonight, and NBC Nightly News were also found to be left of center).
Fox News and The Washington Times being about the only ones to score "average", as in what is the political position of the average America voter would think.
The findings even show left leaning bias in surprising places, such as The Wall Street Journal, and The Drudge Report.
Thus, there is conclusive scientific evidence now to prove that there exists excessive leftist bias in Americas news media.
It's amazing how you can provide a link to a study and then totally misrepresent what the study concludes.
Hillbillyboy

United States

#45 Sep 16, 2013
idiot wrote:
<quoted text>
It's amazing how you can provide a link to a study and then totally misrepresent what the study concludes.
The study was done at UCLA by scholars there. It confirms that there is indeed liberal bias in the mainstream media.

Do you presume to know more than the Professor at UCLA, whom you seem to disagree with?

If so, then, in what way do you find the UCLA study to be incorrect? Where did UCLA mess it up, in your opinion?
Silverado

Elizabethton, TN

#46 Sep 16, 2013
idiot wrote:
<quoted text>
Why does it have to be one or the other? I would think it's more of a symbiotic relationship. But since you brought it up, what President has not used the media to press their agenda? They all do it.
I can't remember in all my years a presidency that has been given as much a free pass by the press than Obama's. The press, under Obama, has become a facilitator rather than a moderator. Instead of objectively questioning his policies and practices, the media has taken upon itself the role of glorifying them, much to the detriment of our country.

What is the most scary about the media's incessant love for Obama is the fact that his job approval ratings continue to plummet. Try as they may, even the press can't save Obama from himself.
Hillbillyboy

United States

#47 Sep 21, 2013
Here is an example of the sort of reckless and irresponsible teachers that are teaching the journalist of the future...

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/09/20/kansas-p...

And when I say reckless and irresponsible, I mean to spotlight that this wrongheaded fellow immdediately blamed the NRA before he had the facts down correctly.

And so, yet more proof that our mainstrewam media is taught to respond with Pavlovian, knee jerk responses.

And thier students (victims) are likewise programmed and brainwashed.

Gun=bad

NRA=bad

Socialism=good

Take away 2nd Amendment=good

Fox News=bad

That sort of thing.

And the liberal democrats in general, are trained to hate Fox News (because they tell the truth).

The first thing any trained manipulator does, is to isolate the brainwashing victim from family, or external sources of input. Especially the ones who may have a counter (truthful) message that would counter the brainwashing.

So, run and hide under your beds, you brainwashed liberals. Put on your tinfoil hats and protect yourself from the truth.

You mussnt allow the truth to penetrate into your minds. It might slow down your Pavlovian, knee-jerk reactions that your political officers infect upon you!
Hillbillyboy

United States

#48 Sep 26, 2013
Remember Obamas fear mongering about what all would happen if the Sequestration went through? Here is a little bit of it...



Now, we can see now that it was all just a pack of lies.

Guess what the leftist news media is doing today, around the shut down issue...

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/09/...

Spinning a sinister tale of republican bogeymen.

C,mon!

And what gets me is that the liberal news media keeps saying how the public blamed the republicans for shutting down the govt back in the 1990s.

Well, the republicans went on from there to win a majority in both houses right after that.

If the blame got them election wins (land slide wins)...I think the GOP could stand a little more of that kind of blame, dont you?
Hillbillyboy

United States

#49 Oct 11, 2013
And today, like muddy, swampy water full of mosquito larvae, sewage, and disease...the Obama administration version of freedom of the press rolls on down the bayou...

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/10/10/re...

Political croneys like GE buying large media networks and controlling what is said...and to an unusually large number of government prosecutions on whistle blowers (arent they supposed to protect them?),...to the democrats wanting to outright stifle any voice that doesnt come from one of their corporate owned media outlets...conveniently owned by one of the democrats political croneys.

Now the Senate democrats want to do just that by defining who is a journalist...

http://nation.foxnews.com/2013/09/12/us-senat...

So, the democrats will regular the news media, so that only voices approved by the socialist will be heard. It will actually be illegal to say things the leftist dont like.

Nice, huh?

Where are the 1960s hippies now? Did they only protest the Vietnam war because their butts might be drafted? Is that why they protested in the 1960s?

Purely selfisf interest and nothing more?
tyker

United States

#50 Oct 11, 2013
Hillbillyboy wrote:
And today, like muddy, swampy water full of mosquito larvae, sewage, and disease...the Obama administration version of freedom of the press rolls on down the bayou...

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/10/10/re...

Political croneys like GE buying large media networks and controlling what is said...and to an unusually large number of government prosecutions on whistle blowers (arent they supposed to protect them?),...to the democrats wanting to outright stifle any voice that doesnt come from one of their corporate owned media outlets...conveniently owned by one of the democrats political croneys.

Now the Senate democrats want to do just that by defining who is a journalist...

http://nation.foxnews.com/2013/09/12/us-senat...

So, the democrats will regular the news media, so that only voices approved by the socialist will be heard. It will actually be illegal to say things the leftist dont like.

Nice, huh?

Where are the 1960s hippies now? Did they only protest the Vietnam war because their butts might be drafted? Is that why they protested in the 1960s?

Purely selfisf interest and nothing more?
Great. More delusional ramblings from a partisan nutjob.
Hillbillyboy

United States

#51 Oct 19, 2013
And in todays continuing saga of Obama and the socialist Lefts ridiculous owned news media, another story of a far left newspaper resorting to dirty and shameless tricks.

In this case, the LA Times (a far left propaganda rag) has decided that the opponents of the often debunked "Global Warming" myth, are winning all of the debates. Its getting harder to fool people any more. So...

They just censor out the letters of climate change skeptics.

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/10/18/la-...

Very similar to how the evolution debate was handled. The Christians won nearly every debate, and evolution was being debunked regularly about every single day.

So, the whole thing became sort of lost in the government regulated school programs such as "No Child left Behind", or the other ridiculous programs that cuts so much time from the schedule, that debate, or even an honest presentation of scientific facts, is no longer possible.

The schools just "teach to the test", with no time for anything else.

And so once again we see how the liberals handle the truth in the face of resistance from honest folks that debunks their false science.

They just suppress it. That is how liberals handle the truth, use authority to suppress and cover up the truth.

Another good reason why liberals should never be trusted with power.
Gretchen

Roan Mountain, TN

#52 Oct 20, 2013
You are using the most inaccurate news source for your references. May as wel quote the national enquirer. They are set up the same way.
Can WE ALL Agree

Boiling Springs, SC

#53 Oct 20, 2013
The dicktator news is just that!

Just one big disappointment after another for this worse President ever

This is a guy with zero management experience what did we expect? Can you say teleprompter head?

I hope you liberals remember all the lies obama has told you?
Hillbillyboy

Milan, OH

#54 Oct 20, 2013
Can WE ALL Agree wrote:
The dicktator news is just that!
Just one big disappointment after another for this worse President ever
This is a guy with zero management experience what did we expect? Can you say teleprompter head?
I hope you liberals remember all the lies obama has told you?
Honestly, I seriously doubt that the liberals can remember much of anything more than lower level bodily functions and the gratification of them.

Liberals have repeatedly shown themselves to be inadequate in the higher functions of thought.

That is why they are so naive, and gullible, and easily fooled by rather silly appeals for increased socialism, when it is supposed to be "to help the poor", or the classic..."Its for the children!".

Thus, liberals have the mental capacity of mere children.

The way they answer a well reasoned argument with a one liner or an insult is ample evidence that liberals have the mentality of children.
Curious

United States

#56 Oct 22, 2013
I have a question for you all. After seeing Obama give many speeches over the last few years. As the leader of the free world has he taken responsibility for anything? Did anyone notice during his last speech regarding Obamacare that he took no responsibility what so ever. He didn't say I take responsibility for this and I or we will fix it instead he dodged it. That is not a sign of a true leader and correct me if i am wrong as stated before has he ever taken responsibility? Obamacare is a complete and utter train wreck! failure after failure. Why isn't anyone talking about impeachment? Are they that scared? do they not have any honor? courage?
idiot

Jonesborough, TN

#57 Oct 22, 2013
Curious wrote:
I have a question for you all. After seeing Obama give many speeches over the last few years. As the leader of the free world has he taken responsibility for anything? Did anyone notice during his last speech regarding Obamacare that he took no responsibility what so ever. He didn't say I take responsibility for this and I or we will fix it instead he dodged it. That is not a sign of a true leader and correct me if i am wrong as stated before has he ever taken responsibility? Obamacare is a complete and utter train wreck! failure after failure. Why isn't anyone talking about impeachment? Are they that scared? do they not have any honor? courage?
hey look, its Hillsilly showing up here too...you're a busy boy today
Obummer Sux

Mooresville, NC

#58 Oct 22, 2013
I'll say this to you too, and all the other Obama-nuthuggers.
Yes he is a colossal failure as president.
That's why Obummer is rapidly gaining on Jimmy Carter for the supreme title of "Worst President In The History Of The USA". Historical experts have frequently named Jimmy "I Got My A$$ Slaughtered By The Great Ronald Reagan" Carter as THE WORST president of all time. Now many are indicating that Obama may easily steal Carter's title. Carter & Obama - 2 of the most spineless leaders this country has ever seen. When Russia, or China, or any of the big countries tell Carter or Obama to "jump", all Carter or Obama say is "how high"? Neither has a set of b@lls!!!! Other nations spit & walk all over the USA when those 2 bozos are in charge. The rest of the world was terrified of Ronald "The Greatest President Of All Time" Reagan... and rightfully so!
Landis wrote:
Oh, a agree that there is news and then there is whatever FOX is. It's certainly isn't news. They have lostSLL credibility as a news source. They hate Obama and that's that. No matter what he does or doesn't do.
Their quest is to divide and destroy America . No other news source told me that. I figured it out all by myself.
Shirley Milton

United States

#59 Oct 23, 2013
Can WE ALL Agree wrote:
The dicktator news is just that!
Just one big disappointment after another for this worse President ever
This is a guy with zero management experience what did we expect? Can you say teleprompter head?
I hope you liberals remember all the lies obama has told you?
THIS IS A REAL MAN, A REAL LEADER and not a liar in chief as we have who can only say uh uh uh uh uh uh without a teleprompter someone else wrote for the idiot in charge here..

What a Guy: We can only wish we had a leader like this.
Australian Prime Minister Shows What Leadership Looks like

http://www.ijreview.com/2013/10/89113-guy-aus...

Our president OFailure can't stand in a light rain without a Marine needed to hold an umbrella over his stupid fat ego-totalistic head.
Hillbillyboy

Centralia, IL

#60 Oct 26, 2013
And the rhetoric of the communist/liberals is the same as Hitler used to conquer his enemies.

Divide and Conquer.

And we see the very same tactics used by both the democratpoliticians, and thier owned news media, which is only to eager to broadcast their propaganda for them.

Attacking the Tea Party apart from Conservatism itself, is one of thier favorite schemes. And the ridiculous rhetoric that they use is shameless...

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/10/26/ra...

Really! Comparing the Tea Party with the KKK is ridiculous.

The Tea Party is really just Reagan Republican brand of conservatism. They stand for smaller government, family values, and all the things that Reagan stood for.

They are nothing like the KKK.

So, we cansee that the liberal democrats are just puking out lies and lies on top of lies, which is all salted with ridiculous rhetoric and more lies.

And the liberal news media never calls them on anything. The liberal news media never calls them on any of their ridiculous and inflamatory rhetoric.

Why?

Because they are part of this socialist conspiracy. The news media are willing participants in this shameless display of Red propaganda.

Since: Sep 08

Neon City Oh.

#61 Oct 26, 2013
Hillbillyboy wrote:
<quoted text>
Honestly, I seriously doubt that the liberals can remember much of anything more than lower level bodily functions and the gratification of them.
Liberals have repeatedly shown themselves to be inadequate in the higher functions of thought.
That is why they are so naive, and gullible, and easily fooled by rather silly appeals for increased socialism, when it is supposed to be "to help the poor", or the classic..."Its for the children!".
Thus, liberals have the mental capacity of mere children.
The way they answer a well reasoned argument with a one liner or an insult is ample evidence that liberals have the mentality of children.
Not only are you an insult to America, you are even an insult to hillbillys.
If you think the media is liberal you should insist on bringing back the Fairness Doctrine.
durrp

Jonesborough, TN

#62 Oct 26, 2013
Hillbillyboy wrote:
And the rhetoric of the communist/liberals is the same as Hitler used to conquer his enemies.
Divide and Conquer.
And we see the very same tactics used by both the democratpoliticians, and thier owned news media, which is only to eager to broadcast their propaganda for them.
Attacking the Tea Party apart from Conservatism itself, is one of thier favorite schemes. And the ridiculous rhetoric that they use is shameless...
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/10/26/ra...
Really! Comparing the Tea Party with the KKK is ridiculous.
The Tea Party is really just Reagan Republican brand of conservatism. They stand for smaller government, family values, and all the things that Reagan stood for.
They are nothing like the KKK.
So, we cansee that the liberal democrats are just puking out lies and lies on top of lies, which is all salted with ridiculous rhetoric and more lies.
And the liberal news media never calls them on anything. The liberal news media never calls them on any of their ridiculous and inflamatory rhetoric.
Why?
Because they are part of this socialist conspiracy. The news media are willing participants in this shameless display of Red propaganda.
We were hoping you and Booker left for your bromance weekend and we wouldn't be subjected to your insane ramblings.
Booker Phillips

Johnson City, TN

#63 Oct 26, 2013
durrp wrote:
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We were hoping you and Booker left for your bromance weekend and we wouldn't be subjected to your insane ramblings.
Honestly, when I started on Topix I had hoped for some spirited, intelligent debate from informed liberals whose replies were based on facts and reason.

Instead, all we have on here are the ones like you.

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