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Shtookah
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12/7/2010 6:56:44 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
So FOX as they do every year is performing a masterful spin on secularism, deeming the notion to be waging war on Christmas.. How do the good people of DDO feel about this?
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innomen
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12/7/2010 7:03:06 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 6:56:44 AM, Shtookah wrote:
So FOX as they do every year is performing a masterful spin on secularism, deeming the notion to be waging war on Christmas.. How do the good people of DDO feel about this?

I think there is a minority within a minority of loud atheist/secularists who would like to extinguish Christmas, but on the other hand, i have never seen so many non-Christians celebrating the holiday as this year. I think it grows each year actually.
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12/7/2010 7:03:11 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 6:56:44 AM, Shtookah wrote:
So FOX as they do every year is performing a masterful spin on secularism, deeming the notion to be waging war on Christmas.. How do the good people of DDO feel about this?

I don't think anyone gives a sh!t about faux news?
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Mirza
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12/7/2010 7:06:32 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 7:03:11 AM, lovelife wrote:
At 12/7/2010 6:56:44 AM, Shtookah wrote:
So FOX as they do every year is performing a masterful spin on secularism, deeming the notion to be waging war on Christmas.. How do the good people of DDO feel about this?

I don't think anyone gives a sh!t about faux news?
Perhaps we should. When a mainstream media utters nonsense and spreads deceitful information, we should care. Perhaps we should care enough to imprison some people for life.
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12/7/2010 7:42:06 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 7:06:32 AM, Mirza wrote:
At 12/7/2010 7:03:11 AM, lovelife wrote:
At 12/7/2010 6:56:44 AM, Shtookah wrote:
So FOX as they do every year is performing a masterful spin on secularism, deeming the notion to be waging war on Christmas.. How do the good people of DDO feel about this?

I don't think anyone gives a sh!t about faux news?
Perhaps we should. When a mainstream media utters nonsense and spreads deceitful information, we should care. Perhaps we should care enough to imprison some people for life.


Dontcha think that's a little harsh?
lovelife
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12/7/2010 8:10:14 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 7:42:06 AM, innomen wrote:
At 12/7/2010 7:06:32 AM, Mirza wrote:
At 12/7/2010 7:03:11 AM, lovelife wrote:
At 12/7/2010 6:56:44 AM, Shtookah wrote:
So FOX as they do every year is performing a masterful spin on secularism, deeming the notion to be waging war on Christmas.. How do the good people of DDO feel about this?

I don't think anyone gives a sh!t about faux news?
Perhaps we should. When a mainstream media utters nonsense and spreads deceitful information, we should care. Perhaps we should care enough to imprison some people for life.


Dontcha think that's a little harsh?

^

I don't think anyone listens to faux news, and ifthey do they tend to be the old redneck type who would think that way ANYWAY.
The policy I have is if I want to watch news I watch comedy central, if I wanna see jokes I turn on a news channel, pretty much everyone agrees.
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innomen
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12/7/2010 8:14:46 AM
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Back in the early 70's during Watergate Nixon said to Agnew "I've lost Cronkite!, If i've lost Cronkite, i've lost the country".

Can you imagine any president saying, "I've lost Cokie Roberts!, If I've lost Cokie, I've lost the country"? Ha ha ha.

the news ain't what it used to be.
lovelife
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12/7/2010 8:16:51 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 8:14:46 AM, innomen wrote:
Back in the early 70's during Watergate Nixon said to Agnew "I've lost Cronkite!, If i've lost Cronkite, i've lost the country".

Can you imagine any president saying, "I've lost Cokie Roberts!, If I've lost Cokie, I've lost the country"? Ha ha ha.

the news ain't what it used to be.

Lol tbh I never watch the news. Just small wtf segments people put on youtube....or show up on the daily show.
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12/7/2010 8:24:30 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 8:16:51 AM, lovelife wrote:
At 12/7/2010 8:14:46 AM, innomen wrote:
Back in the early 70's during Watergate Nixon said to Agnew "I've lost Cronkite!, If i've lost Cronkite, i've lost the country".

Can you imagine any president saying, "I've lost Cokie Roberts!, If I've lost Cokie, I've lost the country"? Ha ha ha.

the news ain't what it used to be.

Lol tbh I never watch the news. Just small wtf segments people put on youtube....or show up on the daily show.

NPR.
brian_eggleston
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12/7/2010 8:29:08 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
You'd be surprised how many people would like to see Christmas scrapped, I'd say most people actually - at least that's I'm hoping as I have just posted a debate entitled "Christmas should be cancelled"...

http://www.debate.org...
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12/7/2010 8:40:12 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 8:29:08 AM, brian_eggleston wrote:
You'd be surprised how many people would like to see Christmas scrapped, I'd say most people actually - at least that's I'm hoping as I have just posted a debate entitled "Christmas should be cancelled"...

http://www.debate.org...

My mom thinks it should be abolished, and she's Christian.
I don't really care either way.
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Danielle
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12/7/2010 8:46:00 AM
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At 12/7/2010 7:42:06 AM, innomen wrote:
Perhaps we should care enough to imprison some people for life.


Dontcha think that's a little harsh?

He thinks it should be a criminal offense to SPEAK about libertarianism and you're surprised at the harshness of this? Silly :) Though I agree with Mirza that we SHOULD care about Fox News' BS.
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lovelife
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12/7/2010 8:49:25 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 8:46:00 AM, theLwerd wrote:
At 12/7/2010 7:42:06 AM, innomen wrote:
Perhaps we should care enough to imprison some people for life.


Dontcha think that's a little harsh?

He thinks it should be a criminal offense to SPEAK about libertarianism and you're surprised at the harshness of this? Silly :) Though I agree with Mirza that we SHOULD care about Fox News' BS.

Not unless they pose a threat. Caring about faux and the BS they spout is about as bad as caring about libertarians and the BS they spout ;)
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Danielle
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12/7/2010 8:50:18 AM
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At 12/7/2010 8:14:46 AM, innomen wrote:
Back in the early 70's during Watergate Nixon said to Agnew "I've lost Cronkite!, If i've lost Cronkite, i've lost the country".

Can you imagine any president saying, "I've lost Cokie Roberts!, If I've lost Cokie, I've lost the country"? Ha ha ha.

the news ain't what it used to be.

I read a great informative lil piece about the media in one of Chomsky's books last night; how and when politicians realized they HAD to control it. Hume once commented on how easy it was to subdue the masses. We let a teeney tiny remote very few control *everything* with brute force. If we used force, the masses would win. The only way to make SO many people give up SO much control and let people literally run their lives is essentially propaganda. Mayhaps you'd like the documentary Outfoxed (it's on YouTube if that's convenient). And no the news ain't what it used to be. Right now we have journalists like Julian Assange being put in jail just for REPORTING THE NEWS -_-
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Danielle
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12/7/2010 8:51:59 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 8:49:25 AM, lovelife wrote:
Not unless they pose a threat.

... If you don't think they post a threat, you's blind.

Caring about faux and the BS they spout is about as bad as caring about libertarians and the BS they spout ;)

It's not BS ;) They have awesome (but misguided) ideas.
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lovelife
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12/7/2010 9:05:23 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 8:50:18 AM, theLwerd wrote:
At 12/7/2010 8:14:46 AM, innomen wrote:
Back in the early 70's during Watergate Nixon said to Agnew "I've lost Cronkite!, If i've lost Cronkite, i've lost the country".

Can you imagine any president saying, "I've lost Cokie Roberts!, If I've lost Cokie, I've lost the country"? Ha ha ha.

the news ain't what it used to be.

I read a great informative lil piece about the media in one of Chomsky's books last night; how and when politicians realized they HAD to control it. Hume once commented on how easy it was to subdue the masses. We let a teeney tiny remote very few control *everything* with brute force. If we used force, the masses would win. The only way to make SO many people give up SO much control and let people literally run their lives is essentially propaganda. Mayhaps you'd like the documentary Outfoxed (it's on YouTube if that's convenient). And no the news ain't what it used to be. Right now we have journalists like Julian Assange being put in jail just for REPORTING THE NEWS -_-

thats just sad. Thats the wikileaks guy I suppose. (I'm not taking sides on that issue)
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Mirza
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12/7/2010 9:17:32 AM
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At 12/7/2010 7:42:06 AM, innomen wrote:
At 12/7/2010 7:06:32 AM, Mirza wrote:
At 12/7/2010 7:03:11 AM, lovelife wrote:
At 12/7/2010 6:56:44 AM, Shtookah wrote:
So FOX as they do every year is performing a masterful spin on secularism, deeming the notion to be waging war on Christmas.. How do the good people of DDO feel about this?

I don't think anyone gives a sh!t about faux news?
Perhaps we should. When a mainstream media utters nonsense and spreads deceitful information, we should care. Perhaps we should care enough to imprison some people for life.


Dontcha think that's a little harsh?
The people in the mainstream media have more power than people think. They have caused and will cause horrible things to happen, and we should care about that. If they want to spread news, then let them spread truth.
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12/7/2010 9:45:54 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 8:50:18 AM, theLwerd wrote:

Right now we have journalists like Julian Assange being put in jail just for REPORTING THE NEWS -_-

Actually he was arrested for various sexual assaults (which took place in Sweden), specifically:

* Unlawful coercion - used his body weight to hold down Miss A in a sexual manner.
* Sexual molestation - had unprotected sex with Miss A when she had insisted on him using a condom.
* Deliberate molestation - molested Miss A "in a way designed to violate her sexual integrity".
* Had unprotected sex with Miss W while she was asleep.

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12/7/2010 10:43:30 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 8:10:14 AM, lovelife wrote:

I don't think anyone listens to faux news, and ifthey do they tend to be the old redneck type who would think that way ANYWAY.

KOOPIN FTW!
kfc
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12/7/2010 10:45:46 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 10:43:30 AM, Koopin wrote:
At 12/7/2010 8:10:14 AM, lovelife wrote:

I don't think anyone listens to faux news, and ifthey do they tend to be the old redneck type who would think that way ANYWAY.

KOOPIN FTW!

Koopin is old?
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Koopin
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12/7/2010 10:48:49 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 10:45:46 AM, lovelife wrote:
At 12/7/2010 10:43:30 AM, Koopin wrote:
At 12/7/2010 8:10:14 AM, lovelife wrote:

I don't think anyone listens to faux news, and ifthey do they tend to be the old redneck type who would think that way ANYWAY.

KOOPIN FTW!

Koopin is old?

According to you.
Have you ever been down south IRL?
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12/7/2010 10:51:12 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 10:48:49 AM, Koopin wrote:
At 12/7/2010 10:45:46 AM, lovelife wrote:
At 12/7/2010 10:43:30 AM, Koopin wrote:
At 12/7/2010 8:10:14 AM, lovelife wrote:

I don't think anyone listens to faux news, and ifthey do they tend to be the old redneck type who would think that way ANYWAY.

KOOPIN FTW!

Koopin is old?

According to you.
Have you ever been down south IRL?

I live in Oklahoma, not sure if that counts.
Also south Cali. Lived in Arizona. I might have led in Mexico at some point. So not entirely sure.
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Koopin
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12/7/2010 11:07:16 AM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 10:51:12 AM, lovelife wrote:

I live in Oklahoma, not sure if that counts.
Also south Cali. Lived in Arizona. I might have led in Mexico at some point. So not entirely sure.

Ha ha, no. Well where I live everyone watches Fox News. DDO is mostly made of people who hate conservatism, but a big portion of America is republican. Bush even had a 47% approval rating.
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12/7/2010 11:32:16 AM
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At 12/7/2010 11:07:16 AM, Koopin wrote:
At 12/7/2010 10:51:12 AM, lovelife wrote:

I live in Oklahoma, not sure if that counts.
Also south Cali. Lived in Arizona. I might have led in Mexico at some point. So not entirely sure.

Ha ha, no. Well where I live everyone watches Fox News. DDO is mostly made of people who hate conservatism, but a big portion of America is republican. Bush even had a 47% approval rating.

My dad thinks faux is valid, so does his family but I have never met anyone else that thinks that way.
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lovelife
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12/7/2010 11:34:25 AM
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Oh and really a big portion of America has no idea what they are.
They say "we sh!t they screwed up, that party must be bad"
"Holy hell they f-cked that up, the other guy must be the way to go"
which is how you have the large % being "republican" or "democrat" very few actually stand behind the party for long.
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12/7/2010 11:44:09 AM
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At 12/7/2010 7:06:32 AM, Mirza wrote:
Perhaps we should. When a mainstream media utters nonsense and spreads deceitful information, we should care. Perhaps we should care enough to imprison some people for life.

Fascist. Why don't you debate me on "libel and slander should be legalized?" Oh wait, you never actually defend your views, you just make unfounded assertions in the forums.
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12/7/2010 12:06:56 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 8:24:30 AM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
At 12/7/2010 8:16:51 AM, lovelife wrote:
At 12/7/2010 8:14:46 AM, innomen wrote:
Back in the early 70's during Watergate Nixon said to Agnew "I've lost Cronkite!, If i've lost Cronkite, i've lost the country".

Can you imagine any president saying, "I've lost Cokie Roberts!, If I've lost Cokie, I've lost the country"? Ha ha ha.

the news ain't what it used to be.

Lol tbh I never watch the news. Just small wtf segments people put on youtube....or show up on the daily show.

NPR.

My opinion of you just dropped considerably. (well not really, but still)
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12/7/2010 12:08:56 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 12/7/2010 11:44:09 AM, J.Kenyon wrote:
Fascist. Why don't you debate me on "libel and slander should be legalized?" Oh wait, you never actually defend your views, you just make unfounded assertions in the forums.
Then bring the challenge. And next time look in the mirror and call yourself what you called me, do you understand?