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Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud

by : Margaret Whitman
Tuesday November 16, 2004 - 17:22
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The only power that the mainstream media has is that the American people trust them to tell us the truth. As more an more Americans realize that the mainstream media is spoonfed news bites that they want us to hear, their propaganda becomes less powerful.

Our democracy is based on a free press and fair vote and it is becoming obvious that in this country we have neither. As our supposed investigative reporters ignore the pile of vote irregularities favoring Bush, they are making their choice to support Facism. But the American people also have a choice to ignore them and become the media themselves which is exactly what is happening. More and more people are shutting their TV’s off and searching for real news on the internet.

As the vote fraud issues have become common knowledge, the mainstream media has taken to insulting bloggers on the internet, calling them conspiracy theorists and the like. I would like to suggest to these supposed reporters, that if they were doing their jobs in the first place, America wouldn’t be in this situation and bloggers wouldn’t have to do their jobs for them. American journalists have failed our country so many times, from lamely ignoring the lack of evidence for WMD’s before the war in Iraq, to helping prop up Bush every step of the way in his absurd agenda for our country. When it was discovered that Bush had something rectangular on his back in the debates, and was most likely wired and cheating, the media tried to pretend it didn’t happen. When that didn’t work, they explained it away as a wrinkle when everyone could see clearly that is was something more. Bush even stated on TV that he ’didn’t know what that was- uh- I mean it was a wrinkle’. Once again Bush blatantly lies to the American people and we are supposed to let it go? It is amusing that the mainstream media even expects us to trust them anymore.

I do believe in attempting to cover up this fraudulent election, American media has stooped to an all time low, but of course we all expected it. The fact is however, that we no longer need them. The people have the power to think for themselves and that is exactly what is happening. The American people see the truth, and we will rise to the occasion to save our democracy, with or without the help of the mainstream media.

’We shall know the truth and the truth will set us free’



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> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
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> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Tuesday November 16 - 19:51 - Posted by 467a5b2f0866beb0...

It lost credibility a long time ago when it started making up stories to make bush lose.




> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Tuesday November 16 - 21:30 - Posted by 0abb0cd4912ed372...

Don’t you know the most important thing in the world right now is Scott Peterson!!!! Did he do it! Oh my god! If he’s guilty it’s like bigger than world war III! Forget Osama. Scott Petersons boat had scratches on the bulkhead! Dan Abrams know this. As does Joe Scarborough. And Joes been there before with this kind of shit! Poor Bill O’reilly had to suffer the anguish of those sex allegations and he almost felt like he couldn’t cover Peterson enough for the rest of us. But thank god Bill got back on the air. Attention walmart shoppers YOUR COUNTRY IS FUCKED!!!!!



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 05:39 - Posted by 467a5b2f0866beb0...

Dude, what are you ON?



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Friday January 7 - 09:18 - Posted by ba49e76620b449fc...

Ecellent!!!!!



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Friday January 7 - 09:20 - Posted by ba49e76620b449fc...

God damn!!!! I thought his fucking post was great....we are fucked!!!



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 16:28 - Posted by c85dfd496c299378...

Anyone with any sense can see that there is no liberal bias in the mainstream media — quite the contrary. We knew that the pre-election polling showing Bush in the lead were set up so that no one would be shocked after they stole another election.

And the mainstream media never, ever called Bush and his administration to account for all of the mistakes, misdeeds, lies and cover-ups over the last four years and throughout this election.

I am devistated about what has happened to my country and to democracy.

I hope the powers that be are unable to regulate Internet speech because I am one of those Americans who look for the truth here rather than listening to the Scott Peterson trial on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 18:09 - Posted by 277b6caed266ee51...

The Reich Whine knows there is no "Liberal bias" in the media. What they mean by "Liberal bias" is _fact_. If the facts are not to their liking, they label the facts "Liberal bias".

Their aim is to create an atmosphere in which everything is relative, so that facts which refute their lies are devalued to "opinion". And thus their lies are elevated to "point of view" — as if they have legitimacy.

They are the ultimate in leveling dumbing-downers: they want you to believe that an uninformed opinion is the equal not only of informed opinion but also of fact.

That’s how propaganda works, and how they pollute the intellectual environment and political discourse with their facsicst anti-democratic poison.

Being aware of those facts makes their nonsensical assertions of blatant fictions as lies as if instead fact and truth clear: they intend for their lies and fictions to supplant reality and reason. That’s why Bushit’s world view is upside down: white is black, black is white, lie is truth, truth is lie.

Thus we get the utterly unfounded wingnut assertion that the mainstream media made up stories so Bushit would lose, when in fact the media has made every effort to avoid even the most blatant of questions about Bushit: where was he when he went "missing" — AWOL long enough to have deserted — from his military obligations? And why the same media spent weeks reporting the Swift Lying Lying Liars for Bushit lies, without asking whether those lies were true or false: because most mainstream "journalists" are as arrogant, insulated, and elitist as Bushit, and resent anyone, such as Kerry, thinking they might be good enough to play on the same level aw they.

Recall Jennings disturbance when the cameras briefly caught the anti-Bushit demonstrations in DC on 1/21/2001? Why was he disturbed by that reality? Because it didn’t fit with his fictional presentation of "reality" in America. The wingnuts were disturbed by that reality also, because their enemy is truth and reality. Tell the truth to their faces and they crumbe to dust like vampires in sunlight.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 04:32 - Posted by 3a8f327aa36dce16...

The Ohio recount is going to happen and I just bet these guys are going to be completely exposed. Bush probably really lost big time. What is the media going to say then?




> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 05:24 - Posted by cbd36e3b42c0882c...

what is the difference,BUSH.....KERRYand to think an aussie owns most of the media and who does he work for.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 16:41 - Posted by 67f78d4ccb329251...

What’s the difference between Bush and Kerry?????????????????? Didn’t you pay attention to what they were saying? There is a world of difference between what the US would be like under Bush or Kerry. How sad you didn’t research what they stood for.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 05:40 - Posted by 467a5b2f0866beb0...

Ohio recount? Keep dreaming.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 05:44 - Posted by 1122a42601ceb4e3...

In order to have an intelligent discussion on the news media...go to the following web site to find out who owns what thus who is answerable to whom;

http://la.indymedia.org/news/2003/0...



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 20:58 - Posted by 42f76379c8d12cd0...

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? Bush and Kerry want the same thing...war. They are both rich, selfish, greedy bastards. Yeah it would have been better if we had a guy from the left but we didn’t, get over it. I dislike Bush very much but the only thing I can do is stand up and oppose what he is doing to Iraq and the U.S. Him and his gang are awful, awful men. They turn regular people like you and me into mindless, killing machines. Four years later you (Bush supporters) could look back and ask yourself "WAS THIS ALL WORTH IT?" and then cry your eyes out because Bush corrupted your mind, heart, and world. If your even alive because you might have been too ignorant and joined the U.S. army.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Saturday November 27 - 11:42 - Posted by d9d9a5b168fea1c3...

Your wrong about Kerry, he would have gotten us out of Iraq. See the documentary Going Upriver, The Long War of John Kerry. You will see a huge difference between Kerry and Bush. Kerry figured out Vietnam.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Saturday November 27 - 14:22 - Posted by 467a5b2f0866beb0...

Kerry has you all fooled. He was a traitor during the vietnam war and he would have been traitorous as president. He would be a poodle to the likes of people like osama and zarqawi.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 17:23 - Posted by 93c661559b1e053e...

Cobb campaign announces Ohio recount progress

 http://www.times-standard.com/Stori...



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 18:40 - Posted by 8a69ee2871101a7a...

Ohio recount is all ready happening, so the dream is actually reality.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 17:02 - Posted by 123b47825297c2a9...

Margaret is absolutely correct. Clearly this administration systematically lies, manipulates, and deceives the people, and cynically expects us to continue to believe the "moral myth" they perform for us.(Nothing is what it seem with this administration - except for that box on Bush’s back.)
Sadly, the media has betrayed their sacred duty. I agree with Margaret, our only hope is to take matters into our own hands. The people have restored their democracy before and we can do it again.




> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 18:13 - Posted by abba9c0549b2e728...

Can we expect anything less than foul play from a party that brought us Lee Atwater, Tricky Dick, slimey Karl Rove, and all the other dirty tricksters who try to pass themselves off as righteous Christians. What a joke! And the "liberal" media have given W. a pass on almost everything since the 2000 campaign.




> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 18:22 - Posted by 243b8eea12cba3c9...

RADIO AND TV ARE NO LONGER WORTH TURNING ON. WHAT YOU HEAR AND SEE IS BUT A REPEAT OF WHAT YOU HAVE HEARD AND SEEN FOR THE PAST FOUR YEARS. FROM THE MOST AND BEST INFORMED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WE HAVE GONE TO THE LEAST INFORMED AND WITH THE MOST PROPAGANDA. WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO THE INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS? WHAT EVRE HAPPENED TO WHO, WHAT, WHERE AND HOW? INSTEAD OF NEWS YOU GET A RATION OF DRIVEL, HALF-TRUTHS AND DOWN RIGHT LIES. BUT THEN WHY SHOULD WE EXPECT ANY MORE, LOOK WHO IS DIRECTING THE SHOW. ONE THING FOR SURE IF THERE ARE EVER CHARGES OF TREASON BROUGHT AGAINST WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO THIS COUNTRY, I JUST HOPE THAT THE NEWS MEDIA ALSO GET THEIR SHARE AS THEY ARE JUST AS GUILTY AS ANYONE, IN SOME CASES, EVEN MORESO.
ROBERT D. DAILY
W. FRANKFORT, IL. 62896




> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 19:48 - Posted by 0cd65378da2d2be6...

Bush fascists first greased the media with millions in tax breaks then, just before Nov. 2 promised more of the same. This form of bribery worked wonders in the hide-the-fraud department, as incident after incident was intentionally ignored. Just follow the money and you’ll find corruption.

This behavior, of course, fits the profile of the Bushmob traitors which can be expressed as follows:

http://www.light-to-dark.com/americ...

When the vast voting fraud is completely divulged, we true Americans will rise up, united as one with the world, and expunge the chimp. In the meantime, I hope the EU brings Bush to his knees.

Stephen Pitt

Patriot American




> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 17 - 21:21 - Posted by c73201772665c0fd...

This is exactly what I have been doing for more than two months now. I waited and waited for the mainstream media to start telling us the truth instead of covering up for the Bush administration. The only reporter that I listen to is Keith Olbermann, the rest of them stink. I can read and I can make up my own mind and do not need ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC (except Olbermann) and FOX tell me what to think. I will get my news from the internet from independent news journalists. The mainstream media have NO credibility at all as far as I am concerned. I miss people like Walter Cronkite who told us the truth. In my 77 years I have never experienced anything like what is happening in journalism today.




> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Thursday November 18 - 05:58 - Posted by 268f2d36abce9e3a...

The mass misinformation media has not had any credibility since post World War I days when patriotic newspaper editors kept us out of the treasonous League of Nations. I give the liars only a half hour a day to listen to their lies (the 10PM news, which I watch with my wife). The rest of my news I get from reliable internet sources like bigeye and thetruthseeker. I just discovered bellaciao tonight from an article link from bigeye and I am very impressed.
I do not subscribe to any daily or weekly fascist rag sheets. I do not listen to hate radio. And I limit myself to 30 minutes per day of Fascist Network News (FNN). Boycott the liars! We need to weaken the dolts’ confidence in the mass misinformation media.
yours for a free planet,
Milton Passon




> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Monday November 22 - 00:17 - Posted by 1122a42601ceb4e3...

Right on Milton and you others who say boycott the liars and pass it on...hit them where they live, don’t subscribe to their yellow press and don’t support the people who advertise on it...I signed up for satelite dish service from Canada, and even though they have US stations too, I never watch them, and I feel good knowing that my money isn’t going directly for US bullshit. There is a boycott of shopping for the holidays starting and it is a good time to reconsider supporting Wal-mart and the other exploiters of the world...just say no to exploitation in the name of Christmas spirit. Lets make 2004 the year we stayed away from the corporate wasting of the planet...let’s all work to make it the poorest shopping numbers on record...take back our country in the ways it is possible...to hell with consumerism and the politics of big corporate contributions to the evil doers in Washington.



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Tuesday November 23 - 23:32 - Posted by 15384cffe820e5ce...

I stoped watching all news channel 6 months ago when the news media was trashing Kerry... only one I watch is, Keith Olbermann and Jon Stweart. I am ready to cancel my cables as I feel that, I am paying out too much money for something I am not getting back in retrun. Thank goddness, I got my computer!!! :-)



> Mainstream media loses all credibility in attempting to cover vote fraud
Wednesday November 24 - 02:08 - Posted by 1122a42601ceb4e3...

So true so true.






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