Stance against Fox News is disturbing

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President Obama is treading on dangerous ground. Using a high- handed tactic such as dismissing Fox News as not being a "real news network" should raise the concern of all Americans.

Picking and choosing which networks are given access to the president is un-American and censorship in its truest form. Controlling the media that disagree with your actions is the forte of such leaders as Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez.

It is refreshing to see the other networks realize that if they reported stories that were unflattering to the administration, then they too could be branded as not being a "real news network." If you can do it to one, you can do it to all.

Ralph L Norman

Hephzibah

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overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 10/31/09 - 05:21 am
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People the caliber of Castro

People the caliber of Castro and Chavez are the models that this President uses for his socialist programs and future for America so it is not suprising that he would try to control the media and what they say about him.

southernguy08
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southernguy08 10/31/09 - 06:21 am
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Barack Odumba is Fox News'
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Barack Odumba is Fox News' best friend. Every time he opens his mouth to whine about them, which is most of the time, their ratings go up. I hear Rupert Murdoch plans to name a new wing of the Fox News division The Obama Wing, since he's done so much for that company.

ispy4u
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ispy4u 10/31/09 - 06:40 am
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Poor FOX, They are just

Poor FOX, They are just picking on them. Give me a break.

dashiel
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dashiel 10/31/09 - 06:43 am
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FOX Noise is what people who

FOX Noise is what people who aren't thinking are thinking.

WhippingPost
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WhippingPost 10/31/09 - 07:04 am
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The attack on the free media

The attack on the free media is just one of Obama's moves. The attacks on free enterprise, on the rights to life, on the rights of personal property and on the right of liberty all reflect the attitude of an avowed Marxist. Congress's pending institution of a secret health care law will remain the norm as long as Obama is in office. Is capitalism dead? It's severely wounded until 2012. Will we hear about it? Only if Obama is unsuccessful shutting down FOX and talk radio.

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RoadkiII 10/31/09 - 07:07 am
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dashiel, you are correct my

dashiel, you are correct my son, FOX NEWS is for people who are able to think for themselves.

LolaJean
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LolaJean 10/31/09 - 07:30 am
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You aren't allowed to

You aren't allowed to question this administration! If you do you are racist! hahaha...Did anyone catch Cambell Brown's interview Valerie Jarrett? All the WH's credibility went right out the window when Jarrett refused to admit that MSNBC was biased. Good try you crooks! This, along with thousands of others will be up there on the All Time Bonehead Moves list.

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Rhetor 10/31/09 - 07:34 am
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The media usually wins these

The media usually wins these battles, but that doesn't make Fox a reliable source of news. If you want news from a conservative point of view, but don't want to hear a pack of lies, turn Fox off and read the Washington Times' website or the Chicago Tribune website. The National Review is also very good.

Lorraine
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Lorraine 10/31/09 - 07:40 am
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Thanks Rhetor for offering

Thanks Rhetor for offering sources from which real news and facts can be obtained.

Tigger_The_Tiger
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Tigger_The_Tiger 10/31/09 - 07:50 am
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Rhetor..........do you care

Rhetor..........do you care to back up your 7:34 post with facts, or are you going to be a good little sheep and fall in line with attacking the name alone?

Tigger_The_Tiger
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Tigger_The_Tiger 10/31/09 - 07:51 am
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Thanks Lorraine for just

Thanks Lorraine for just believing what Rhetor says without him explaining WHY they are better sources of news.........other than that he said it. You make a good subject.......Obama would be proud of you.

iknowitwheniseeit
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iknowitwheniseeit 10/31/09 - 07:52 am
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Even Fox says its only "news"

Even Fox says its only "news" at certain times of the day. They're talking out of both sides of their mouth....

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corgimom 10/31/09 - 07:53 am
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It is sad to see people write

It is sad to see people write LTE's over tv shows. This is bizarre.

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belle 10/31/09 - 08:00 am
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What I find surprising is
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What I find surprising is that no one is countering with the fact that CNN does the same thing in the opposite direction. I tried watching it again once recently and the wording of the interviewee was so twisted that no truth remained. There is no such thing as unbiased media because it is written by humans who all possess some degree of bias. The only way we can deal with it is to ignore all unneccessary news and then read both a left and right report of the important items and make our conclusion after sifting through both. But to the main point here, it doesn't matter which station he is attacking, the PRESIDENT of the United States has no place addressing this issue publicly (somebody else is getting paid very well to handle these things) nor does he have the right to mute those who disagree with his policy. Whipping Post is correct on this one.

LolaJean
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LolaJean 10/31/09 - 08:01 am
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Wow! Blind and dumb got up

Wow! Blind and dumb got up early this morning. Yes, yes, Rhetor. Please give some examples of Fox's "Pack of Lies".

Tigger_The_Tiger
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Tigger_The_Tiger 10/31/09 - 08:03 am
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Come on belle......you aren't

Come on belle......you aren't REALLY surprised are you? It's called intellectual dishonesty.........very common with those who defend an indefensible stance.

Tigger_The_Tiger
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Tigger_The_Tiger 10/31/09 - 08:11 am
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Take control of

Take control of banks........check. Take control of auto industry........check. Take control of healthcare..........working. Take control of the media.........almost complete. History repeats itself. Heil Obama.

dani
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dani 10/31/09 - 08:14 am
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I know it...The facts are

I know it...The facts are that Beck, O'Relly, Hannity and Greta are not newscasts, so of course Fox wouldn't say they are. Mr Maddow and Matthews (MSNBC) aren't considered as "news" either.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/31/09 - 08:16 am
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News come from what is

News come from what is happening in our world or universe. News contains facts about those happenings. Those that say Fox news that report those happenings are nothing but lies, please enlighten and educate me with documented facts of anything that Fox news has ever reported that is a lie.

Tigger_The_Tiger
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Tigger_The_Tiger 10/31/09 - 08:21 am
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And don't forget, that even

And don't forget, that even the opinion pieces haven't been disputed. Beck put a phone on the desk for the President to call and correct any "lies" he presents, and the phone hasn't rung once.

Tyler-Ray_Daddy
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Tyler-Ray_Daddy 10/31/09 - 08:36 am
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NPR has a poll on its site

NPR has a poll on its site asking whether one supports FOX, the White House, or neither. The last time I looked, FOX was ahead 75% to 23% with approx 800,000 votes cast so far.
Keep it up Obama Admin, dig another hole for itself!

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2009/10/in_white_house_vs_fox_news_w...

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/31/09 - 08:46 am
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Lets just take one fact for

Lets just take one fact for instance. Hannity last night said the health bill will pay for abortions. The Dems say no, it will not. Who is lying?

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/31/09 - 08:50 am
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When you answer that one, we

When you answer that one, we will go to the next fox reported fact untill we find a lie.

Roeschen
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Roeschen 10/31/09 - 08:56 am
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If the White House is

If the White House is successful in muting FOX, what else will he do? Still the radio stations? Burn books he does not like? Sound familiar? This administration has overstepped its boundaries. 2012 cannot get here soon enough.

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americafirst 10/31/09 - 08:56 am
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The issue of payment for

The issue of payment for abortions and for health care of illegal aliens, it is my understanding, has not been dealt with as of yet in the proposed bill. These issues are still unresolved and are subject to further amendments to the bill.

SayNoMore
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SayNoMore 10/31/09 - 09:00 am
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CG - The answer is in HR3962,

CG - The answer is in HR3962, page 110, section 222(e). But I'm on the facts side of the aisle along with you, so I'll stay outta this "game". 3T - Actually, the hotline Mr Beck put in was for the Whitehouse information director to call. Obama is polite enough not to talk on the phone during a round of golf.

nofrills
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nofrills 10/31/09 - 09:04 am
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Obama is a joke; I am warning

Obama is a joke; I am warning all Politicians that 2010 is right around the corner. You will have to prove to the American people where you truly stand. We the people are tired of Social rule. Your Black president has cost me my job, my insurance, my house and now I am told I made to much money last year to qualify for help. I know I am just another racist who slipped through the cracks. Screw Obama and his supporters.

Tigger_The_Tiger
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Tigger_The_Tiger 10/31/09 - 09:05 am
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I stand corrected,

I stand corrected, SayNoMore.........but it still hasn't rung.

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faithson 10/31/09 - 09:07 am
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Everyone needs to view the

Everyone needs to view the Daily Show,/10/29 thurs. edition on hulu.com. John does a great job of putting this controversy in perspective. Of course you need to have a sense of humor when you view. Love to hear some comments from the other side of the aisle on John's take. be of good cheer.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/31/09 - 09:08 am
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Your right, illegal

Your right, illegal immigrants will not be funded by the health care bill. There will be no illegal immigrants. See CNN news report - http://d.yimg.Com/kq/groups/17260182/1610997888/name/FTC-vi26.wmv

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