Fairness Docrine Coming Back?

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    There are currently 9 conservative talk shows for each liberal talk show on radio. This seems strange since there are more registered democrats than republicans.

    Will the Marxist Obama led Democrats try and bring back the fairness doctrine?

    Bill Press is talking this up big time on his morning radio show and Sean Hannity just about had a conniption fit blathering about this topic.

    I say we put Randy Rhodes and Rush Limbaugh in a room and see who comes out alive. Does Rush come out with a smile on his face and an empty bottle of Viagra, or does Randy come out with his balls in bag?:eusa_pray: Either way, we then go back to the fairness doctrine.

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    I'm sure if you Nazis have your way the "fairness doctrine" will come back, you can't sell your shit by legitimate methods ie competition so you will dictate that it be swallowed.. :lol:
     
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    If you follow politics, you have to consider whether the renewal of the "Fairness Doctrine," which I expect will be in its new incarnation as "Local Control," is one more aspect of hard-ball, or, to continue the sports analogy, dirty pool.

    I'm guessing that they will also take control of next year's census, and use "estimation" technique to max out Dem districts and representatives.

    Next, change tax law and immigration policy and you have the extinction of the Republican Party.
     
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    we've already got a fairness doctrine. it's called "advertising buys".

    limbaugh's a tool, but he sells. find a leftie that can sell advertising and stop whining.
     
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    I think all Americans should have to wear the same kind of tennis shoes (and not those queer basketball shoes with no laces ).
     
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    And who sells on tv?
    CABLE NEWS RACE
    TUES NITE, FEB 10, 2009
    VIEWERS

    FOXNEWS O'REILLY 3,494,000
    FOXNEWS HANNITY 2,658,000
    FOXNEWS BECK 2,370,000
    FOXNEWS BAIER 2,305,000
    FOXNEWS SHEP 2,190,000
    FOXNEWS GRETA 1,847,000
    CNN KING 1,761,000
    MSNBC OLBERMANN 1,485,000
    CNN COOPER 1,286,000
    CNN BLITZER 1,246,000
    MSNBC MADDOW 1,240,000
     
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    The more obnoxious, the more people will watch.
     
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    The reason there are more conservative talk radio stations to liberal is obvious. It is what the consumer market wants. Is it no wonder the consumer supports conservative talk radio when they turn on their TV or read their city newspaper and it is dominated with the liberal view only? Air America, along with host Al Franken, was a failure. To force the Fairness Doctrine would result in less listeners to the conservative stations, which results in less advertising $$$ to these stations, which results in loss revenues for the radio station and ultimately lost jobs. But I guess lost jobs aren't too important to the Democrats and Obama when it comes to this matter. Their objective is to silence their opposition. That way they can continue with their agenda and lie to the American people without having Rush, Hannity, O'Reilly, Beck, Ingram, etc. exposing them. Obama is approaching one month in office and already lied to the American public on his "there is no pork in the stimulus package and there will be no lobbyists in the White House."
     
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    Randy Rhodes, Thom Hartman, Bill Press.

    Progressive can sell just as well as the right, so your argument is not really valid but is the one most commonly used by the right to avoid having both sides of the storty told.

    Remember when Rush and rest said Air America wouldn't make it. I guess they were wrong.

    This is just another fear of the right wing that if they have to compete on a level playing field, they won't be able to dominate the market. Enforcing this when it was first put in place didn't create communism or any of the other shit voiced so far.

    Like I said, there is a bigger liberal audience than conservative one. What are you afraid of?

    More Nazi shit Willow?
     
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