Canadian Posters - want Foxnews? send your views to the CRTC

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    Hey Doomer, this is cool! We had to do a similar thing here. When my parents had retired to FL, my mom kept raving about FOX News. The first time I went to visit them, I sat down to watch this great programming. I couldn not stand it. Too much color and busyness. Hey, I had CNN, MSNBC, C-Span and of course the networks. Then came the 2000 elections. The onsidedness was appalling. At that time, the newspapers were not as bad as today, and you could see where the slanting was being done.

    I called my cable company and asked why we didn't have FOX? They said there wasn't a demand for more news coverage. We set up mailings in town asking people to call or write to the cable company, requesting FOX, it took about 2 months! Once you get adjusted to their sets, you get more even coverage and can make better decisions. I would never rely on one media for my take on things, but FOX is the only network that consistently presents both sides, something the liberals will never get.
     
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    I've heard about some of these ties, but this article kinda pulls it all together:

    http://www.canada.com/national/nati...d=3b6475ba-9e24-46b4-9d54-84060206e325&page=1

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    As a Canadian myself I find it very disturbing that we will air Al Jazera and not Fox news. We are banning one and censoring the other..So much for a free Liberal country...No wonder the U.S. looks at us with a raised eyebrow..
     
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    Welcome Greeneyez1029! We don't look at Canadians with raised eyebrows, just their choice in media! :beer:
     
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    :) Thanks Kathianne, some are looking at us like that and I can honestly say that I don't blame them one bit..Ontario itself has been described as now following Sharia Law...The whole idea of multiculturalism isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it's getting way out of hand here...
     
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    Well the Sharia Law is troubling...
     
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    ;) Very much so, this religion (Islam) is as scary as all get out. I started reading up on it a couple of months ago and it just floors me that people actually follow this faith. It's very violent and unforgiving...
     
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    Oh especially for women. Perhaps more troubling is our neighbor's incorporating it regarding their application of laws. That is scary. :scratch:
     
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    :beer: Here, here!!!! Alot of Canadian's are getting fed up with it. I know speaking for my own mother and myself we would not fare well under that faith..LOL way to lippy for our own good...
     

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