Media Shamelessly Pushes Obama Care

2009 July 28
by bc3b

Liberal hopes for a quick health care bill are in collapse, as Senate Democrats push any floor action off until the fall, a move House Democrats may match this week. But if the Obama White House is upset that their plans for a huge expansion of government health care have been delayed, they surely cannot complain about the media coverage.

Last week, a new study by the Media Research Center’s Business & Media Institute (BMI) found broadcast coverage during the first six months of 2009 tilted heavily in favor of Barack Obama’s big government plan. BMI’s Julia Seymour and Sarah Knoploh looked at 224 health care stories on the ABC, CBS and NBC morning and evening news shows from Obama’s January 20 inauguration through his June 24 prime time special on ABC.

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Propaganda perpetuated by a powerful media is perhaps the greatest challenge that conservatives face. It has demonstrated that it is fully capable of creating the image of a candidate it prefers, promoting him shamelessly through the primaries and the general election, shielding him from any negative coverage and promoting his agenda after he is elected. In essence, the concept of a free and unregulated press is dead in America.

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Whould the Three Stooges ever lie? Better yet, are these clowns even capable of telling the truth? Yes Katie, we know what you think of America.

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  1. 2009 July 28 4:24 pm
    bc3b permalink

    Walter Cronkite was among the first to start spinning the news on television with his reporting and commentary on the Viet Nam war.

    It’s been all downhill since then.

  2. 2009 July 28 4:47 pm
    JustMary permalink

    What do they care if the healthcare bill is horrid? It isn’t like they would have to use the system. Same with celebs.

  3. 2009 July 28 4:50 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    JM please check your email…..

  4. 2009 July 28 4:58 pm
    JustMary permalink

    I sent you one back just now.

  5. 2009 July 28 5:14 pm
    janzam permalink

    More grassroots efforts!

    Hundreds attend anti-Obama rally in Denver Link

  6. 2009 July 28 5:16 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    I am well down the path to concluding that our new president is another Chavez, or Castro..

  7. 2009 July 28 5:28 pm
    INC permalink

    He’s a wannabee, but this is not Latin America.

  8. 2009 July 28 5:42 pm
    phineas gage permalink

    ‘He’s a wannabee, but this is not Latin America’


    rwy, I’ve already traveled that path. I’ll meet you when you arrive.

  9. 2009 July 28 5:51 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    I will try to get vacation time for a Sep 12 march.. What day is that?

  10. 2009 July 28 5:51 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    I agree with Beck that a march on DC is required. We must stop this government…

  11. 2009 July 28 6:26 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    Maybe we can all road trip, BAAAA!

  12. 2009 July 28 6:44 pm
    phineas gage permalink

    I found out long ago….

  13. 2009 July 28 6:51 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    Shameless is far to mild a word, Bcb3….

    Treasonous is more like it….

  14. 2009 July 28 6:52 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    I am afraid the time of waiting for a leader to come to our rescue may be passing…. what will the next stage be?

  15. 2009 July 28 7:13 pm
    phineas gage permalink

    Perhaps this provides a clue.

  16. 2009 July 28 7:18 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    Yes, perhaps. I am not afraid of him at all. I want to see the states tell him to go pound it, and watch him call the army, and see them tell him to pound it.

  17. 2009 July 28 7:19 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    If we can’t get a few states to stand up to this, well, let’s just see what happens..

  18. 2009 July 28 7:21 pm
    phineas gage permalink

    Let us make it so.

    The strategy for defeating this dirtbag is not complex and requires nothing more than remembering the advice for dealing with schoolyard bullies.

    He’ll run when his nose is bloodied, as will the lot of them.

  19. 2009 July 28 7:23 pm
    phineas gage permalink

    Just one will start the avalanche that will bury this clown.

    At this point we have reached what in chemistry is called an ‘unstable equilibrium’. Just one small seemingly random event will tip the balance.

  20. 2009 July 28 7:26 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    I wonder all the time what it might be….

  21. 2009 July 28 7:34 pm
    justrand permalink

    paging Archduke Ferdinand…call your, uh, carriage!

  22. 2009 July 28 7:46 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    heh. Something is gonna do it..

  23. 2009 July 28 7:49 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    Maybe it will be the gun grabs after all. Everything else we will suffer, and finally when they come around to physically take them, that will snap it.

  24. 2009 July 28 7:52 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    9/12 is a Saturday.

    Let’s surround the capitol.

  25. 2009 July 28 7:58 pm
    justrand permalink

    I plan to be at the Capital in Sacramento! I believe a huge event is planned!! If there isn’t…then I’ll plan it!

  26. 2009 July 28 8:00 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    I think we should all go to DC.

    Unless we all go to our state capitols and demand secession 😀

  27. 2009 July 28 8:05 pm
    rightwingyahoo permalink

    This is the thing, we are all unfocused… it’s a problem.

  28. 2009 July 28 8:18 pm
    bc3b permalink

    I think we’re getting better organized and focused. They had a woman who was one of the organizers of McKaskill’s “tea party” on Greta. Apparently they had 1,000 – 1,200 attendees.

  29. 2009 July 28 8:23 pm
    justrand permalink

    rwy…I don’t know how big the September 12th Washington D.C. rally will really get. But at some point I am game for making a D.C. trip to show BIG numbers.

    What a hoot, me and Mrs. Justrand and Justmary could rent a small motor home and pick up BJG’ers on the way! Sweeeeet!

  30. 2009 July 28 8:25 pm
    justrand permalink

    then again…

    the September 12th Tea Party IS looking big!

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