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Old 07-24-2012, 04:31 PM   #31
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Fair enough. We all make mistakes, even the media. Its the imflamatory stuff that none of us like.

When this batman shooting happened i honestly thought there was a good chance the guy was going to be associated with the Occupy movement. Hes a young white guy who couldnt get a job even though he was well educated. That sounds a lot like OWS to me. I was dead wrong. But i didnt go around proclaiming it like an idiot on national TV or ANYWHERE else. Unfortunitly Brian Ross's insidious remarks didnt seem all that uncommon.
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Fair enough. We all make mistakes, even the media. Its the imflamatory stuff that none of us like.

When this batman shooting happened i honestly thought there was a good chance the guy was going to be associated with the Occupy movement. Hes a young white guy who couldnt get a job even though he was well educated. That sounds a lot like OWS to me. I was dead wrong. But i didnt go around proclaiming it like an idiot on national TV or ANYWHERE else. Unfortunitly Brian Ross's insidious remarks didnt seem all that uncommon.
The Occupy movement. They would have to have a meeting on the subject with only half the people showing up stinking like they have not taking a bath for weeks. Half way through the meeting it would break out into total confusion and the people would walk away. They would have a second meeting to talk about funding but their unemploment checks would have been used purchasing drugs. Without the funds to purchase the weapons they would decide to just throw human feces at people and thats how shit happens.
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Fair enough. We all make mistakes, even the media. Its the imflamatory stuff that none of us like.

When this batman shooting happened i honestly thought there was a good chance the guy was going to be associated with the Occupy movement. Hes a young white guy who couldnt get a job even though he was well educated. That sounds a lot like OWS to me. I was dead wrong. But i didnt go around proclaiming it like an idiot on national TV or ANYWHERE else. Unfortunitly Brian Ross's insidious remarks didnt seem all that uncommon.
Couldn't get a job? Wasn't he in Medical School?
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Old 07-24-2012, 05:41 PM   #34
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Couldn't get a job? Wasn't he in Medical School?
This is what i was going off of. I get the feeling he didnt want to go to school.

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The bookish demeanor concealed an unspooling life. Holmes struggled to find work after graduating with highest honors in the spring of 2010 with a neuroscience degree from the University of California, Riverside, said the neighbor, retired electrical engineer Tom Mai.
Profile of shooting suspect: Quiet loner, an unspooling life | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
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Old 07-24-2012, 05:43 PM   #35
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Old 07-24-2012, 09:09 PM   #36
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There's no such thing as an unbiased media today. Maybe there never was.

Sometimes one "side" is right, sometimes another. But if you think one outlet is more consistently unbiased than another, they probably just agree with you more often.

And media sources are more biased by what they *don't* report, rather than what they do.
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Old 07-24-2012, 09:20 PM   #37
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My current favorite news sources.

BBC News - US & Canada


News: U.S. and World News Headlines : NPR


The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia

Business News & Financial News - The Wall Street Journal - Wsj.com


The first two are the best in my opinion of the four, but there are good articles in the last two as well. You aren't going to get the slanted 1/2 truth that you'll find in the major media markets.
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Old 08-18-2012, 11:17 AM   #38
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Yahoo is pretty legit when it comes to news, but I found this hilarious. SOmehow this got through the cracks and was posted on their main site.


AT&T just pulled a dick move with FaceTime over cellular - Yahoo! News


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Itís no secret that AT&T (T) is a terrible wireless carrier ó just ask anyone who uses, or has used AT&T. Its calls drop, data is unusable in any location with more than four wireless subscribers within a square mile, and it nickel and dimes every single ****ing thing. You know what set me off though? The fact that AT&T is limiting FaceTime over cellular and making subscribers switch to a new shared data plan if they want to use it. It was bad enough AT&T brazenly charges you a fee if you want to use the data you pay for on another device via tethering, but now AT&T is trying to control just what you can and canít do with your own data, which you pay for every month, down to the specific application.

Hereís AT&Tís full statement:

AT&T will offer FaceTime over Cellular as an added benefit of our new Mobile Share data plans, which were created to meet customersí growing data needs at a great value. With Mobile Share, the more data you use, the more you save. FaceTime will continue to be available over Wi-Fi for all our customers.

Letís look at this another wayÖ you lease or buy a car. Could you imagine the leasing company or bank saying that you canít park your car in certain locations, canít listen to certain radio stations, and canít drive it faster than 50 MPH unless you pay more? Thatís what AT&T is doing ó it is telling you exactly what you can and canít do with your data that you pay for every month down to the specific applications and uses. Iím tired of this shit. Itís not even about the cost or new plan so much as itís about two things:

The fact that AT&Tís competitors are not charging for FaceTime over cellular speaks loudly. Sprint (S) announced that it wonít charge for FaceTime over cellular, and while Verizon Wireless (VZ) hasnít announced anything, they have no current plans to limit FaceTime on existing or new plans, weíve been told from a source.
It means that the majority of AT&Tís iPhone users wonít have access to FaceTime ó the most reliable system-integrated video calling service on mobile devices ó on AT&Tís network because they wonít want to switch to pricier mobile share plans.

FaceTime over cellular should have happened long ago, but now that Apple is finally introducing it, AT&T goes and ****s it up for everyone ó just like it messed up tethering, and just like it screwed people over on SMS plans. Well guess what? I cannot wait to buy a next-generation iPhone on Verizon with LTE and tell AT&T to go screw themselves after being enslaved to them, and spending way over $50,000 with them in service fees since I originally signed up. Peace.



Never seen a news article in my life like this.
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Bahahahaha love this article.. shocked it's posted though
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:36 PM   #40
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Media in the US is just propaganda anymore. It is to keep the sheep in line either giving them bold faced lies about the so called economic recovery, to their blatant hypocrisy on things like Libya and Syria. Pravda and the like have nothing on our guys. Goebbels would be impressed, if not jealous over the propaganda apparatus that fronts as being independent and honest.
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Old 08-18-2012, 05:04 PM   #41
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Re: Has Anyone Else Completely Lost Faith In The Media?

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Couldn't get a job? Wasn't he in Medical School?

He was hiding there , a professional student afraid of the real world.
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:56 PM   #42
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He was hiding there , a professional student afraid of the real world.
Much like most of the tenured Professors around the country.
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:11 PM   #43
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What the hell is wrong with Fox News?

Fox News Publishes Name Of SEAL Who Led Bin Laden Raid | ThinkProgress


Nice job you dumbasses.
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:41 PM   #44
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What the hell is wrong with Fox News?

Fox News Publishes Name Of SEAL Who Led Bin Laden Raid | ThinkProgress


Nice job you dumbasses.
You don't think this was deliberate?
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:16 PM   #45
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NBC (owned by GE), ABC (Disney), CBS, coverage of Romney 47% video vs. Obama Redistribution comments. And this is our "unbiased" media? lol.

Study: Networks seized on Romney's hidden-camera remark, downplayed Obama's | Fox News
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