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ABC turns programming over to Obama; news to be anchored from inside the White House

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posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 03:57 PM
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Originally posted by ElectricUniverse
reply to post by Kaytagg
 



Chavez took over the media that was oposed to Chavez, and the main media channels are NATIONALIZED, like he has done with most of Venezuela and soon enough he will NATIONALIZE all of Venezuela..


Last anti-Chavez TV station faces probe, shutdown

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - When Venezuelans tune to Globovision, they see protests against faulty public services or a talk show guest saying Hugo Chavez could be executed by his opponents, just like Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.
Now Chavez seems to be gearing up for a final showdown with Globovision, Venezuela's only remaining opposition television station on the open airwaves.

Broadcast regulators are investigating the all-news channel for inciting "panic and anxiety" during a minor earthquake when it criticized the government for slow response.

"We've been subject to dozens of investigations, but this one is undoubtedly the most absurd," said station director Alberto Federico Ravell, a bespectacled, tough-talking man who relishes poking fun at the president.

www.breitbart.com...

So don't try to claim Chavez has not done this...

Now president Obama is following the foosteps of Chavez and NATIONALIZING the U.S., that is, turning the representative Republic into a Socialist, or even Communist dictatorship....

Yet there are Americans, and other Leftists saying this is not happening, or "it is for the best"?...

Since when is it for the best for ALL Americans not to choose what they want to do with their free time?...

Since when is it best for a President to dictate to PRIVATE companies who they should fire, and what things to build?...

Since when it is best for the government to take over healthcare, when even smaller businesses that the government has taken over are not working well at all?...

Just like another member said, take a look at the Veteran hospitals in the U.S. and that's what NATIONALIZED healthcare will turn into...

[edit on 16-6-2009 by ElectricUniverse]


I absolutely agree!

I also believe this Obama reality program isn't for intelligent debate to develop the so called 'Universal Health Care Program'. This show is to inform the American public what our 'Dear Leader' has decided to do about health care, and what we need to do to comply.

I think our last opportunity to 'opt out' of this garbage was last November and the majority chose unwisely. It's going to be a rough ride.




posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 03:58 PM
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Originally posted by RawFacts
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Wow this is funny this site has alot of republicans on it. Clearly this thread was a waste. ABC is not going to be controlled by the government. So please don't scare all the members that are not too bright to think so. He is just doing a press confrence as he always does and many presidents. What is funny about since i became a member i only look at facts not. I am not a racist. I use to be a person in my teens who thought all white people were wicked and devilish. Now it is just anyone. Please stop looking for every moment to attack a president who is in fact cleaning up anothers idiot presidents mess. Secondly to show im a devils advocate george bush sr was a better president than his son though i didn't vote for him. Fact! This site is about opinions we all have them but don't make it a race thing because well i could go on for days about the racist things bush did so lets not go there. ABC is airing about health care which is important and he has been doing a good job even better hes doing things no president has done in their entire term in just over 100 days.


What are you talking about? Who's making this a race thing?
I read this entire thread and you are the first person to bring up race. This not about attacking the president. This is about the MSM being in the tank for the government agenda by only reporting one side of an issue. That is not how journalism is supposed to work in this country. Please put away your race card.



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 03:58 PM
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I fully agree with this, don't watch it, and show how you feel! We don't

have any rights anymore! I feel like im living in Russia! its scary to think

what else is in store for us U.S. citizens. Im sure alot more frightning

things await the "sheep".



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 04:03 PM
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If you ask me, this is progress! The more overbearing and ridiculous the gov't gets, the sooner the people will abolish it. All we can do is cling to our assault weapons and speak reasonably to our countrymen about the meaning and importance of liberty.



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 04:09 PM
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Originally posted by sun tzu
If you ask me, this is progress! The more overbearing and ridiculous the gov't gets, the sooner the people will abolish it. All we can do is cling to our assault weapons and speak reasonably to our countrymen about the meaning and importance of liberty.


Didn't you hear? CBS is gonna be in the Rose Garden doing a four month special on how damaging guns are to global warming!


Seriously, I'm going to love the rating that come out! The people are waking up! I gotta have faith, if not, then I'm heading for the hills!



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 04:11 PM
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Hey, you hit the nail on the head.



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 04:21 PM
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Very well put Grambler very very well put I do agree sorry if i went off like that but man i work with people that hate obama because he's black seriously people are hidden racist on here. I don't deal with that. I have smart white friends and black and all races. I respect them the same but there are people who just speak negative who don't speak of solutions to a problem but yet complain. I actually write my senators about laws and go to rallys to make a difference. I am trying to start a non profit organization to help single teen mothers who have no one to help them so they can get their GED. Sorry to get off the subject but you are the few on here that is white i am not sure that looks at fact and speaks about wanted the country to do good not doom and gloom well obama this and quoting constitution to make them seem so patriotic when it is just hidden racism. no other american is american unless they are white views hidden between words lets be real and not fake that is all and i am black. Grambler i respect your words because it was logical, made sense and it was positive which we need in this world not old bigots. I stop hating white people long ago for the crimes they committed against my people and said no it is a people thing now can't blame anyone but me in this decade for my actions. Thanks grambler! Peace



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 04:29 PM
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Hey everyone, this is my first post as iv just signed up(though i have been frequenting this site for some time).

There are two points I would like to make;

Since it is quite clear that this recession is going to turn into another 'great depression', the Obama administration is just doing it's job: securing purchasing power and jobs for the institutions that funded his presidency. The bank 'Bailout' was intended to give banksters life boats, while his healthcare reform will ensure that remaining savings of the baby-boomers goes directly to the prescription drug companies. I expect that after they pass this legislation, more will follow to define and narrow treatment options.

My next point is a little more blunt.

If i cut my pinky finger off, i would neither pay the deductible(if I had insurance) or fork over however many thousands of dollars it costs to reattach it. If the surgery is already paid for then why the hell not? Either way I really don't need my pinky finger. Just imagine how bad things will get when we dont directly/indirectly(private insurance) pay for procedures. We Americans have been raised to actually believe we need check-up after check-up every year when we there is no symptoms of anything....

What does 2 +2 equal? I can't seem to remember.



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 04:29 PM
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Wow ABC really is losing it. Lost,Wipeout,and The Unusuals are the only things that keep me watching that network. When they are over will anyone still be watching it? I doubt it even with Obama News about to start
people just don't want to have the president's face shoved in theirs unfortunately Obama may have more in common with Chavez than any of us ever guessed.



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 04:43 PM
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This should be the wake-up call for everyone. Even the sheep should be going. . . . "hey, suptin ain't rite here! I don't think dis is rite!"

He doesn't care though. He's come out of the closet and is saying "out loud" how "proud" he is to be a socialist.

Like others on this thread, I too, have vomited just a tiny bit in my mouth. . .



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 04:44 PM
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Originally posted by RawFacts
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Very well put Grambler very very well put I do agree sorry if i went off like that but man i work with people that hate obama because he's black seriously people are hidden racist on here. I don't deal with that. I have smart white friends and black and all races. I respect them the same but there are people who just speak negative who don't speak of solutions to a problem but yet complain. I actually write my senators about laws and go to rallys to make a difference. I am trying to start a non profit organization to help single teen mothers who have no one to help them so they can get their GED. Sorry to get off the subject but you are the few on here that is white i am not sure that looks at fact and speaks about wanted the country to do good not doom and gloom well obama this and quoting constitution to make them seem so patriotic when it is just hidden racism. no other american is american unless they are white views hidden between words lets be real and not fake that is all and i am black. Grambler i respect your words because it was logical, made sense and it was positive which we need in this world not old bigots. I stop hating white people long ago for the crimes they committed against my people and said no it is a people thing now can't blame anyone but me in this decade for my actions. Thanks grambler! Peace


Your ignorance is astounding. Let me get this straight, if you are white and do not agree with Obama then you are racist. Did the people you work with come right out and tell you they hate Obama because he is black or is that just your assumption because everyone that does not agree with him must be a racist? I am not sure you ever really let go of that hatred of white people but keep telling yourself that.

Please stop derailing this thread with your rants about race. It has nothing to do with this topic.


[edit on 6/16/2009 by Erasurehead]



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 05:07 PM
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Obama is pushing for unity among Americans and the world, which I am thrilled about. Eventually the world will be under what some call NWO control, but it's an advancement for the world and something to be welcomed. Nations will be erased and we'll be united globally.



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 05:13 PM
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Originally posted by ghaleon12
Obama is pushing for unity among Americans and the world, which I am thrilled about. Eventually the world will be under what some call NWO control, but it's an advancement for the world and something to be welcomed. Nations will be erased and we'll be united globally.


Yeah, you forgot the part where we will have NO rights whatsoever!



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 05:19 PM
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This country is already in the pits economically, and providing a bigger socialized health care venue will only make things worse.

Why?

Its more "welfare" (promotes laziness)
Higher taxes
Those qualified get paid less

All for a BIT cheaper of health care, that is, for those who can not pay for it by normal means.

I am not a free market freak, and believe there should always be moderation on a GENERAL level...but Obama is taking it to far like any damn politician. Our country is in a crisis, and he keeps wanting to push this damn thing around like a toy ball.

The only good things democrats do is education reform, pro-choice (along with stem-cell research but that isn't been talked about much lately), and VERY FEW long term investments (renewable energy). Now, given all the other things they can mess up, that is not a big list...

I will just say this. LOOK AT CANADA. THEIR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IS A FLUKE. Over worked, under paid doctors, fleeing the country. Enough said.



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 05:22 PM
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Originally posted by ghaleon12
Obama is pushing for unity among Americans and the world, which I am thrilled about. Eventually the world will be under what some call NWO control, but it's an advancement for the world and something to be welcomed. Nations will be erased and we'll be united globally.


You can keep your NWO. I happen to enjoy being an American.

Look at it this way. . . in our school system now, if you have an exceptional student, he/she is not praised for his/her intelligence or achievement. Instead the students' achievements are down-played so that the student is then EQUAL to the rest of the class.

America is that exceptional student.
Obama is the teacher that is annoyed by such a brilliant student.
He wants that "student" to be just like all the others in the class.
And, of course, the rest of the students that aren't as bright will want that too.

I like being part of the exceptional class.

The rest can go play, we'll be here to do the hard work and heavy lifting.

To those that want to be like the rest of the class. . . . go save a tree and leave the rest of us alone.

-rant over now-



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 05:23 PM
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Just shows how much you pay attention to detail. So who is ignorant. Instead of reading how about the points I applauded by grambler which was logical about issues and not a republican -democrat thing which i said i got off topic. Hmmm you said i said if you are white you are a racist putting words in my mouth. Never said that at all. Pay attention man. You are just spitting negative just for the sake of it. Read gramblers post as a matter of fact. I am far from racist. I am a positive logical person you on the other hand as i pointed out like many and you just did it focused on something i said but took it out of context. Please end the negative comments and focus on the thread and positive solutions to creating a better society not just being a bullhorn with no basis. If you read my thread i said i have white friends and even supported George bush sr on some things. I look a what works and facts not whiny well he does this and that. I actually got to meet obama after the election and asked questions at the ball. i also asked george bush questions which he ignored at a rally here in DC when he was president. I want everyone to succeed but you have yet to make positive statements about what i said or the president which makes your words nothing if you are truly supporting change. back to the topic okay!



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 05:27 PM
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Just a note, punctuation and grammar go a LOOONG way to being able to understand a post.

Im not trying to bash you here, im just saying , its kind of hard to read your posts with them mish mashing together like that, and running one sentence into the other.

Perhaps thats why some people misunderstand, just a suggestion.



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 05:38 PM
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I noticed that my words were being cut off on the post. Big reason my nephew spilled water on my keyboard awhile back. So everything I type certain keys are not working but I am using a different computer now as you see the grammar is correct. All letters are present now , but once again thanks for noticing that.


[edit on 16-6-2009 by RawFacts]



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 06:04 PM
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Originally posted by centurion1211

Originally posted by 0nce 0nce
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Oops, never mind, I read the original news story wrong.

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I personally wouldn't mind a government run health care. Actually, I think the only people that really care are health insurance companies who fear they will have major competition. It will put a lot of health care insurance companies out of business, but I'm pretty certain it wont put ALL of them out of business.

[edit on 16-6-2009 by 0nce 0nce]




In answer to this naive viewpoint, let me re-state what should be the obvious.

You think you want government run healthcare? Want to see a preview of what it would be like? You could go to Canada and watch them ship a lot of their cases down to the U.S. since they can't get timely care there, especially for time critical cases.

Don't feel like making a tip to Canada, then go visit your local DMV, or any other government office that deals with the public. There you will see the tax-paid employees slowly shuffling around while trying to do the least work possible in an 8 hour day. I work for one of the states and I see it every day.

Want people like that making life and death decisions for you or your loved ones? That's exactly what you'll get with government healthcare.



Now back to the OP, to me this is the worst sign of all of what's been going since obama assumed the throne. The news media is supposed to be the watchdog for all of us over government. When they join hands like this, how will any of us have a chance to know the truth?

Just remember as you watch this all unfold. It isn't Republicans taking your rights and freedoms. It is the democrats using the "mandate" many of you so blindly gave them because you (thought you) wanted change.



[edit on 6/16/2009 by centurion1211]


I'm getting tired of people with health care putting down any thought of the government getting involved. So here's another side to the story.

You mention time critical cases. Well at least the people on the list have something to look forward to. When I had ins. my deductible was $2000.00 a year and $350.00 a month. Within 5 years I had to have 7 surgeries due to diabetes destroying the ligaments in my hands. That put me in a financial squeeze. Five years ago I went to a dr. for back pain. At that time I still had insurance. Although my doctor said therapy woulnd't help and could cause more damage, my insurance company wouldn't pay for an MRI. Just by x-rays I was diagnosed with severe stenosis of the spine. Even with ins. I couldn't afford the MRI, let alone the surgery I needed.

Appx. a year and a half ago my back pain went into my leg and I could hardly walk due to weakness in both legs and my spine feeling like it was in a vise (vice?) grip. I had to cut down on my work. I was self employed doing physical labor. Last August I had to give up my health ins. or loose my home. I am now in a wheel chair most of the time and will be paralylized within 1-2 years. I am 3 months away from foreclosure.

The state won't help me because I own a 1996 Saab they say is worth too much money. Their doctor says I need an MRI, but the state won't pay for it. I sold my 2002 Surburu, but that didn't make them happy because it gave me about $4000.00 to live on. Thanks to Craigslist and credit cards I have been able to get by for this past year.

Now for the first time in my life I can't pay my credit card debt. I took a cash advance on one card to get me through for a few months.

So, let me ask you this. What's worse... not to have any health insurance or to wait a while to get the care you need? People can't afford the private health care. I don't like Obama. I don't like socialism either. But there are instances where gov't care would be better than nothing. Unless you're willing to pay my mortgage and cost of my surgery. Oh, and my insulin is $800.00 a month.



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 06:10 PM
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Did people complain that Bush used to stack his audience's with supporters of his "agendas"? The masses are happy with their new messiah. Is the irony lost that the "drive-by media" the the loony right-wing rants about actually exists? Even Obama's supporters have noticed he acts like a movie star!




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