published Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Bennett Archive: Dog Breeds

about Clay Bennett...

The son of a career army officer, Bennett led a nomadic life, attending ten different schools before graduating in 1980 from the University of North Alabama with degrees in Art and History. After brief stints as a staff artist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Fayetteville (NC) Times, he went on to serve as the editorial cartoonist for the St. Petersburg Times (1981-1994) and The Christian Science Monitor (1997-2007), before joining the staff of the ...

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John_Proctor said...

Good one, Clay. Interesting study on this topic.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/23/fox-news-less-informed-new-study_n_1538914.html

Let the barking begin!

May 24, 2012 at 12:20 a.m.
Salsa said...

That collie isn't doing a very good job of guarding our border.

May 24, 2012 at 12:23 a.m.

Really? Georgians are crossing over and stealing our water again?

But I expect the FauxHeads to come on and declare they're more informed, they're just being belittled by the mean mean liberals who call them names.

Never mind the cacophony of insults the right-wing conservatives hurl every other day of the week, they are truly the victims among us.

Truly.

May 24, 2012 at 12:43 a.m.
joneses said...

The Afghan appears to be more intelligent as it watches a news channel that tells boths sides of the issues versus watchiong a biased one sided liberal main stream media show like CNN. The Afghan has more intelligence as it has the ability to determine an opinion versus following Hussein Obama like a bunch of blind sheep. The border collie needs to be careful of who throws a frisbee for it to fetch because if it brings the frisbee back to Hussein Obama he might be eaten as we all know Hussein Obama is a dog eater.

May 24, 2012 at 5:54 a.m.
EaTn said...

The issue is not intelligence, but rather laziness and gullibility. Some find it easier for others to do the research and thinking for them, then they can follow the crowd without giving much thought to the issues they support.

May 24, 2012 at 5:56 a.m.
joepulitzer said...

OF COURSE, THE COLLIE IS GAY.

May 24, 2012 at 6:21 a.m.
joneses said...

Eatn

I agree and that is why the border collie is lazy until someone throws a frisbee and then it is so gullible it will blindly chase the frisbee regardless of where or who is throwing the frisbee. It is so gullible it will return the frisbee to a person like Hussein Obama that given the chance would eat him. Poor border collie and those who support Hussein Obama. They are risking being eaten alive by chasing and returning his frisbee.

May 24, 2012 at 6:53 a.m.
Humphrey said...

50% of the US population has a below average IQ.

A majority never develop a completely internalized morality.

If you are standing on the North Pole, then Alaska looks way down south. CNN or NPR is the middle, it only looks left if you are starting from the extreme right. The pov is skewed.

Sudies consistently show that fox news viewers are less informed than others. Chicken and egg. Less informed viewers go there because it reinforces what they think they know and what they want to believe. Rinse, wash, repeat.

Look at the crazy right wing e-mails they send out - Obama born in Kenya, going to round up your gun, send you to fema camps, make you join a union, turn you gay, raise taxes and turn up spending and kill your grandmother.

But the truth is almost always the opposite. Constant lies, extremism. Idiots believe what they want to believe.

NPR doesn't have advertising, btw.

May 24, 2012 at 7:58 a.m.
WhitesCreek said...

"NPR advertizing" collapsing? NPR has sponsors. Thanks for proving Clay's point, JR.

May 24, 2012 at 7:58 a.m.
conservative said...

JonRoss.....

I will take your word for the absence of reporting by the Lieberal networks because I don't watch them. I can barely stand Fox because of the many Lieberal commentators they have.

However I do understand that they are promoting fair and balanced programing.

You are dead right about why Lieberals hate Fox, they don't want any view aired but the Godless, Socialist, Lieberal view. They are truly censors and enemies of free speech.

May 24, 2012 at 8:13 a.m.
moon4kat said...

Yes, it's true that one can hear the most amazing stories on Faux News. Many of them are paranoid distortions, or outright lies, but some folks are just too (let's be kind and say) naive to realize they are being wound up and manipulated.
I am not committed to any political party (except I don't trust candidates who consistently lie and distort the truth). Like most sane citizens, I want factual reporting that helps us make intelligent decisions. I enjoy hearing different points of view when supported by thoughtful, accurate reporting. Fox cannot be relied upon for that. Our nation is being destroyed by lies and distortions, which are designed to whip up an audience to feed advertisers and make money for the Murdoch empire.

May 24, 2012 at 8:14 a.m.
hambone said...

IT"S TRUE!

A hit dog does holler the loudest!!

May 24, 2012 at 8:19 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

Humphrey: "....NPR is the middle.." Are you kidding me, Hump?

May 24, 2012 at 8:25 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

More puss from the boil on the top of the TFP opinion page.

If I watch Fox 1/3rd of the time and my dog is half border collie does that make my dog smarter than I am? If Obama spent his youth reading the Communist Manifesto and named his dog BO, after himself, does that make him a Marxo-narcissist? These are all important questions we all really need to explore today.

Thank you, Mr. Wart, for setting the stage.

May 24, 2012 at 8:26 a.m.
mymy said...

The lefties are in lala land as usual. Forget the facts behind the report.

The poll/survey was in NJ only and NJ is a blue state. What other results would you expect! It is hilarious what a big deal has been made by the left out of this poll/survey. The left also does the same thing on other subjects to fit their cause and the uninformed lefties just fall in line and buy it hook, line and sinker. They are the truly uninformed.

"According to this FDU (Fairleigh Dickinson University) press release, their conclusions are based on a telephone survey of 612 New Jersey residents. Accordingly, this thread ought to be moved either to the "Discuss Newark" forum or over to the "Non-Detroit forum".

"Note that the press release also concludes that: New Jerseyans are not necessarily more likely to be knowledgeable about domestic politics than international events. Just 47% are able to identify the Occupy Wall Street protesters as predominantly Democratic: 11 % think they are Republicans. Viewers of cable news on MSNBC are the most likely to think the protestors are Republicans. Watching the left-leaning MSNBC news channel is associated with a 10-point increase in the likelihood of misidentifying the protesters."

May 24, 2012 at 8:29 a.m.
chet123 said...

HA HA HA....JONESES SAYS THE HOUND WATCHING FOX NEWS IS MORE INTELLIGENT ...HA HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at 8:33 a.m.
dude_abides said...

Professional "wrestling" set the stage for FOX News. It was only a matter of time before somebody like Murdoch realized how easy it would be to peddle BS to the gullible masses.

May 24, 2012 at 8:39 a.m.
fairmon said...

Perhaps the U.S. needs many more border collies. The drug cartels have a better distribution process than most Mexican or U.S. businesses. The border is leaking like a broken earth damn that looks like swiss cheese but our politicians are blinded by the potential impact on votes.

May 24, 2012 at 8:42 a.m.
chet123 said...

I SEE ALL THE REPUBLICAN RIGHT-WINGS NUTTY IN HERE HA HA HA....THERES JACK(SANTA CLAUS)DENNIS,MYMY,BIGRIDGEPAT,CONSERVATIVE,JON ROSS,.....THERE ENOUGH BUTT KISSERS IN HERE TO REPLACE "CHARMIN TOILET TISSUES"

THEY MET THIS MORNING AT FLOYD BARBER SHOP..HA HA HA HA HA.....THEY REENERGIZED FROM WATCHING FOX AND FRIENDS HA HA HA HA

THESE ARE THE TRAITORS OF AMERICA....THE JUDAS,THE BENEDICT ARNORLDS OF THE 21CENTURY

May 24, 2012 at 8:43 a.m.
dao1980 said...

Love the Kaufman clip. What a beautifully deliberate comedian.

May 24, 2012 at 8:55 a.m.
joneses said...

humphrey, moom4kat

And you support pelosi lying when she said 6 million seniors will starve if the Paul Ryan plan passes? Harry Reid lying when he said tens of thousand children will die if the Paul Ryan plan passes? Below is another lie you support?

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) claims that under the terms of the “Protect Life Act: …women can die on the floor and health care providers do not have to intervene…It’s just appalling.

I will bet you do not label these lies as extremism.

Tell me one lie from Fox News. I just told you three from three liberal extremist, Pelosi and Reid. It is my experience Fox News presents both sides of an issue so the viewer can decide and you libtards have a problem with that as you only want one side reported. I watched Wold Blitzer tell a flat out lie about the Paul Ryan Plan proving CNN is one sided to the left. If you only want to hear your side then keep watching CNN they will tell you everything you want to hear. You also hate the idea of independent thinking. Your whole thought process is if you do not like it then no one should have it.

May 24, 2012 at 8:55 a.m.
chet123 said...

JONESES STILL TRYING TO SELL THAT FOX TELL BOTH SIDES.......

HEY JONESES....IF FOX WAS BALANCED...DO YOU THINK THEY WOULD HAVE TO SAY IT..Hmmmm?IT LIKE SOMEONE SAYING HOW BIG A CHRISTIAN THEY ARE....IF YOU ARE...LIVE IT...DONT TRY TO SELL YOURSELF.....TELL YOUR FOLKS AT FOX NEWS,,,,DONT TRY TO SELL THE PUBLIC...WE SEE WHAT THEY DO AND SAY ON THE TUBE HA HA HA

THIS MORNING FOX DISCLAIMING THAT AMERICA HAS POOR PEOPLE....IF THEY WAS POOR THEY WOULDNT HAVE A PRE-PAID CELL PHONE(15 MONTH) HA HA HA HA HA HA HA....THIS IS THEIR TOP STORY.....THE LONG NECK GOOFY LOOKING BLONDE GUY WHO LOOK LIKE THE CARTOON GUY ON "SCOOBY DOO" SAY THE RICH AND GREEDY SHOULDNT SHARE BECAUSE OF THE POOR HAVING ASSET TO CELL PHONE.....

THIS IS HOW THESE MAGGOTS THINK....JOHN STOSSEL HAVE SOLD OUT HIS SOUL FOR 30PIECES OF SILVER....HA HA HA HA

AND THEY CALL THEMSELVES FAIR AND BALANCED HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at 9 a.m.
chet123 said...

LISTEN TO JON ROSS..."THEY DONT HAVE ADVERTISING

ADVERTISING = BIG CORPORATION = RICH AND GREEDY

THIS DUMB BUTT JUST MADE MY CASE WITH THE PROBLEM OF AMERICA

HOW STUPID CAN YOU GET

May 24, 2012 at 9:03 a.m.
chet123 said...

YOU REPORT RICH AND GREEDY VERSION OF THE NEWS DUMB BUTT

May 24, 2012 at 9:04 a.m.
chet123 said...

THIS IS LIKE SHOOTING FISH IN A BARREL.....REPUBLICAN ARE SO FAKE AND PHONY....LIKE SHOOTING FISH IN A BARREL

May 24, 2012 at 9:06 a.m.
joneses said...

Chet,

I am glad you are watching Fox News. However you are a liar. Fox News did not report America does not have poor people. Fox News reported the poor people in America are much better off compared to poor people in other countries. It also said although the wealthy are getting wealthier the poor are getting wealthier in America as well. You will not hear anything like this on CNN because this is good for America and what is good for America is bad for the libtard/dummycrat agenda. You are a liar Chet just like the fools you worship.

May 24, 2012 at 9:07 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

HEY CHET123, AKA CLAY123. STICK TO DRAWING CARTOONS. HA HA HA WHY DON'T YOU SHOW YOUR FACE? HA HA HA YOU ASHAMED OF THAT KISSER? HA HA HA. YOU ARE WAY TOO PREDICTABLE. HA HA HA. AND WAY TOO DUMB....HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at 9:15 a.m.
davisss13 said...

as it watches a news channel that tells boths sides of the issues versus watchiong a biased one sided liberal main stream media

riiiight. lol. You people are so GD ignorant. Eat the propaganda like candy.

May 24, 2012 at 9:22 a.m.
whatsnottaken said...

Somebody needs to train that border collies. He's letting all those illegals in to act like Democratic party sheep. BAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!

May 24, 2012 at 9:27 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

JonRoss: Bwahahahahahaha

May 24, 2012 at 9:30 a.m.
davisss13 said...

conservative said... JonRoss.....

I will take your word for the absence of reporting by the Lieberal networks because I don't watch them. I can barely stand Fox because of the many Lieberal commentators they have.

Jeez, you think they are too LEFT?

However I do understand that they are promoting fair and balanced programing.

That is a blatant lie.

You are dead right about why Lieberals hate Fox, they don't want any view aired but the Godless, Socialist, Lieberal view. They are truly censors and enemies of free speech.

You people are so GD ignorant. Do you even know how Foxnews got started?

Allow me.... It had something to do with a little incident called the Iran/Contra affair. In the beginning Ronald Reagan set up an illegal domestic propaganda outlet designed to influence politicians and media personalities. It was called the Office of Public Diplomacy and it was run by Otto Reich. When the Supreme Court declared the Office of Public Diplomacy illegal propaganda, a few very rich people, including one opportunistic Australian Rupert Murdoch, created their own media machine where they can say anything they want with -0- concern for either truth or the welfare of the United States. Nooo, their base would be the filthy rich. Not just the rich but the top percentage. All Foxnews' goals are for protecting the wealthy elite and assuring they and their corporate allies stay on top. Fox is nothing but a vehicle for the wealthiest in the land.

So Fox says whatever drives the base to get them enraged for the next election. It's a outrage machine that pumps out pro-Republican bs 24/7. It is pure weapons grade baloneyum designed to manipulate.

Now you know. Let the historical revisionists, the real enemies of free speech and truth begin their usual.

May 24, 2012 at 9:37 a.m.
chet123 said...

LISTEN TO JONESES...IN OTHER COUNTRIES....LIKE SOMALIA OR REPUBLI OF CONGO OR AFGHANISTAN......

I WATCH THE ENUMY TO SEE WHAT THEY ARE DOING TO THEIR WEAK SUBJECTS LIKE YOU JONESES...I KNOW WHERE YOU AND JACK DENNIS AND OTHERS GET YOUR CRAZY IDEAS

JONH STOSSEL SAID THE POOR ARE GETTING WEALTHIER...NEVER HEARD OF ANYTHING SO BACKWARD.....POOR GETTING WEALTHIER BECAUSE THEY HAVE A PRE-PAID CELL PHONE.....THEY COMPARED POOR PEOPLE SALARY IN 1980 AND 2012.....THEY NEVER MADE ADJUSTMENT IN THE COST OF LIVING.....1980 GAS .99 CENT A GAL....TO DAY 3.40...TO 4.00 A GAL

THESE BOZO NEVER SAID INCOME BARELY INCREASED IN THAT GROUP....AND NEVER MENTION HOW THE 1% INCOME EXPLODED WHILE THEIR TAX DECREASE....Hmmmm?...THATS FOX NEWS FOR YOU

May 24, 2012 at 9:39 a.m.
chet123 said...

NOT TO MENTION THE COST OF MEDICAL INSURANCE...A TRADITIONAL FAMILY OF 4 OR 5 CHILDREN WOULD STARVE TODAY....THANKS TO RICH AND GREEDY REPUBLICANS.....

May 24, 2012 at 9:41 a.m.
chet123 said...

YOU ARE CORRECT DAVIS....THEY TESTED THE WATER HERE IN AMERICA AND FOUND OUT THEIR WAS A PERCENTAGE OF AIR HEAD PEOPLE LIKE JONESES,JACK DENNIS,MYMY,CONSERVATIVE THAT THEY COULD BAMBOOZLE....PEOPLE WHO HAD NO CORE....AND THEY PLANTED THAT SEED AND IT TOOK ROOT....THAT IS A FACT!!!!

RUPERT MURDOOCH IS NOT AMERICA BORN.....THEY LISTEN TO AN OUTSIDER HA HA HA HA HA...MURDOCH HAD HEARD THE TERM THERES A SUCKER BORN EVERY MINUTE HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at 9:49 a.m.
TOES02800 said...

Chet is a poor little Muslim child who was/is abused by his daddy. Plus his mommy probably dresses him funny. Now he has nothing to do but sit and play with himself while he posts retarded comments. Poor poor little lost Muslim child. A wayward retard.

May 24, 2012 at 9:52 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

Chet123: "Murdooch" not American? How bout your b-boy Soros? He Amurcan? Hmmm HA HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at 9:57 a.m.
chet123 said...

JONROSS....WHY DO YOU KEEP TALKING ABOUT BIG.....WHERE IS THE TRUTH BUDDY.....CRACK, DRUGS VIOLENCE AND PONOGRAPHY IS BIG IN THIS COUNTRY...DOES THAT MAKE IT GOOD....OR GREAT.....YOU MISS THE POINT .....MAYBE YOU NEED TO TELL FOX NEWS FOLKS THAT TOO......ALSO...THERES AREA SUCH AS NORTH GEORGIA WHO PROVIDE CABLE NEWS....THEY HAVE BLACK OUT MSNBC.....THOSE PEOPLE ONLY SEE ONE SIDE.......THERE IS NOT A TRUE DETECTOR......SO THESE PEOPLE WHO DONT READ OR BELEIVE IN THEIR SOUTHERN BAPTIST PROPAGANDA NEVER EXPOSE TO BOTH SIDES......

JON ROSS YOU BEEN BAMBOOZLE!!!!!

May 24, 2012 at 9:58 a.m.
John_Proctor said...

My, My, My you really need to work on your reading skills or lack thereof.

This is the second paragraph from the cited source.

"Researchers at Fairleigh Dickinson University updated a study they had conducted in late 2011. That study only sampled respondents from New Jersey, where the university is located. This time, the researchers conducted a nationwide poll."

Please note the last sentence.

May 24, 2012 at 9:58 a.m.
chet123 said...

NORTH GEORGIA HAS CHARTER CABLE......THEY DONT HAVE COMCAST....THEY MANIPULATE THE NEWS IN NORTH GEORGIA HA HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at 10 a.m.
davisss13 said...

JonRoss said... Well gee davisss, don't watch FOX.

I try to avoid it, thanks for the suggestion.

My history lesson bother you? Foxnews started as propaganda and continues that fine tradition. Of course anything even close to the truth would bother them and you.

May 24, 2012 at 10 a.m.
chet123 said...

HA HA HA HA....REPUBLICAN RIGHT-WING NUTTY....THIS IS WHY WE CALL YOU NUTTY....GIVEN THE FACTS....YOU LOOK AT IT AND REJECT DID.....DO YOU HAVE A SOUL HA HA HA HA...OR ARE YOU JUST HATER BEHAVING LIKE ROBOTS

May 24, 2012 at 10:05 a.m.
joneses said...

Chet pretty much summed up how people with different opinions are viewed by the left. The left looks at us that believe in America and that hard work pays off and should be rewarded as the enemy. So Chet thinks we should go to war against each other. But then Chet will run and hide like the spineless jelley fish he is when the war he promotes starts.

May 24, 2012 at 10:06 a.m.
chet123 said...

HEY SANTA CLAUS(JACK).....IF DEMOCRATS HAD AS MANY THINK TANK CREATED BY THE RICH AND GREEDY....THINK TANKS THAT HAVE LUNCHES WITH SUPREME COURT JUDGES AND EXCHANGE IDEAS....YOU NEED TOBEEF IT UP A LITTLE JACK...IF SOROS ALL YOU HAVE...YOU HAVE ANOTHER WEAK AGRUMENT.....

PRIVATE EQIETY OWN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY.....REPUBLICAN MAIN ISSUE WAS NAFTA "NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT"....OH YEAH.....SEND OUR JOBS OVER SEA FOR CHEAP LABOR AND MAX THE RICH AND GREEDY PROFITS.......

OR FIGHT WARS THAT COST THOUSANDS OF AMERICAN LIVES IN THE MIDEAST TO SECURE OIL SO CEO CAN MAKE 475,000,000.00 DOLLARS A YEAR THEN LOOK DOWN ON THE PEOPLE THAT SACRIFICE THEIR SONS AND DAUGHTERS...

YOU REPUBLICAN RIGHT-WING NUTTY DONT KNOW YOU ARE PLAYING WITH FIRE!!!

May 24, 2012 at 10:17 a.m.
joneses said...

Chet,

How do you expalin that Hussein Obama received more money from these greedy wealthy Wall Street people than any president ever? How do you explain that Hussein Obama's treasury secratery came from Goldman Sachs(Wall Street)? It appears Hussein Obama is all about these rich and greedy people like Al Gore, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, George Soros, George Lucas, the Hoillywood wealthy. Is that all you got imbecile?

May 24, 2012 at 10:24 a.m.
chet123 said...

JONESES DID YOU SAY HARD WORK HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA SO HEDGE-FUNDS MANAGERS ARE WORKING HARD..HA HA HA HA....SO PRIVATE EQUIETY MANAGER ARE WORKING HARD...SO RAY R. IRANI WHO WAS BORN IN LEBANON AND IS PALESTINIAN MADE 475,000,000.00 AS CEO OF OCCIDENTAL OIL WHICH HEAD QUARTER IS IN CALIFORNIA YOU THINK THIS MAN SWEAT BY THE BROW HA HA HA HA HA....HEY JONESES THAT OVER 13,000,000.00 A WEEK HA HA HA HA....YOU ARE NAIVE HA HA HA HA HA HA..HARD WORK! HA HA HA HARD WORK!....YOU GOT TO BE OLD TO THINK LIKE THAT...WHAT DO YOU THINK THIS IS THE 50'S HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at 10:27 a.m.
chet123 said...

JONESES I WANT YOU TO LISTEN VERY CAREFULLY....LISTEN TO WHAT I SAY......I DONT DESPIRE RICH PEOPLE....MY HERO IS HENRY FORD AND GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE...THEY WERE PATRIOTIC....I HATE BLOOD SUCKERS..........I DONT CARE WHAT TO CANDIDATE RECEIVE FROM WHO....BUT WITH YOUR REPUBLICAN PARTY THERE IS A MOUNTAIN OF EVIDENCE THAT THERE BEEN QUID PRO QRO.....LISTEN JONESES...."QUID PRO QUO".....

May 24, 2012 at 10:31 a.m.
chet123 said...

LET ME HEAR YOU SAY QUID PRO QUO....QUID PRO QUO....IN SIMOPLE TERM THEY ARE SCRATCHING EACH OTHER BACK AT THE EXPENSE OF WORKING CLASS.....

May 24, 2012 at 10:33 a.m.
chet123 said...

WHERES THE RIGHT-WING NUTTY......HAVE THEY RAN OFF AGAIN?????

May 24, 2012 at 10:36 a.m.
davisss13 said...

The left looks at us that believe in America and that hard work pays off and should be rewarded as the enemy.

The right absolutely hates the United States government. You can see it oozing from your posts. I love my country. You zealots want to tear it down piece by piece so you can turn it into your vision of America, the late 1800s.

So Chet thinks we should go to war against each other.

Riiiight. Southern Strategy ring a bell? How about this new 'south shall rise agin' bull? NOBODY MANIPULATES IT'S BASE LIKE THE GOP. How about this non-stop class warfare you people are always promoting? Targeting the poor and coddling the rich every single time? You aren't interested in 'by the people, or for the people'. You degenerate swine are for the rich or 'corporations ARE people'. And let's not forget their 'us vs them' religious manipulation. That is the ugliest part of the GOP.

You have -0- shame or honor. You are a terminal disease.

May 24, 2012 at 10:40 a.m.
chet123 said...

RIGHT-WING NUTTY BEHAVE LIKE CHILDREN....THIS IS BECAUSE THEY BEEN FED A PACK OF LIES AND WHEN THEY ARE CONFRONTED WITH THE TRUTH THEY ARE STARTLE...THEY ARE LIKE A DEER STAIRING AT HEAD LIGHTS,,,,THEY DONT KNOW WHAT TO SAY SO THEY RUN OFF......STRANGE BEHAVOIR FOR A GROWN MAN HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at 10:43 a.m.
limric said...

Paraphrased from a recent study:

Researchers at Farleigh Dickinson University (snobs no doubt) updated a study they had conducted in late 2011, and concluded, again, that people who only watch Fox News are less informed than all other news consumers.

“The largest effect is that of Fox News: all else being equal, someone who watched only Fox News would be expected to answer just 1.04 domestic questions correctly — a figure which is significantly worse than if they had reported watching no media at all. On the other hand, if they listened only to NPR, they would be expected to answer 1.51 questions correctly; viewers of Sunday morning talk shows fare similarly well. And people watching only The Daily Show with Jon Stewart could answer about 1.42 questions correctly.”

So, well duh - it’s no surprise at all that people who watch Faux News are less (mis) informed than those who derive their news from multiple sources, or know how to read. So how then do we explain that those who do rely on the mighty Fox Propaganda machine only for their understanding of the world, score “significantly worse than if they had reported watching NO MEDIA AT ALL?

Yep, you’re right, it’s Twilight Zone stuff, like reversing hands of time and causality itself. Devolution: Thy name is Fox News.

May 24, 2012 at 10:49 a.m.
timbo said...

Bennett is an arrogant ass. The thought that the people with money are stupid and the people without it are smart is pretty illogical.

Is Fox News biased? Yes. Is CNN, ABC, NBC, and most newspapers biased in the liberal direction? Yes.

In my 45 years of following politics I can't recall a dumber democrat party. The weird stuff they come up with is bizarre. They remind me of the government in the movie "Idiocracy" but much worse. I have said many times that I think liberals have all the symptoms of mental illness. The biggest symptom of that illness is the delusion that liberals are "smart." Liberals are dumb, childish, and delusional.

Get mad over Bennett? I just feel sorry for him.

May 24, 2012 at 10:50 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

chet/clay123: You're too much an ideologue to reason with....totally blinded by leftist views. too bad.

May 24, 2012 at 10:50 a.m.
chet123 said...

YOU ARE RIGHT ABOUT THAT DAVIS.....THEY ARE ABSOLUTELY BLOOD SUCKERS THAT SERVE NO PURPOSE.......

DO THE FOOLS(RIGHT-WING NUTTY) KNOW THAT THE GOVERNMENT ARE ACTUALLY THEMSELVES AND THEIR CHILDREN.....THEY HAVE WATCHED SO MUCH FOX NEWS AND LISTEN TO SO MUCH THE FAMILY VALUE MAN(RUSH LIMBAUGH)THEY ARE BEYOND REPAIR....THEIR BRAINS HAVE MELT-DOWNED.......THE RICH AND GREEDY REMOVE THE POWER THAT THE GOVERNMENT(THE PEOPLE) HAVE THEN THE RICH AND GREEDY BECOME LORDS AND GODS.......BUT THESE(RIGHT-WING) FOOL BEHAVE LIKE THEY ARE IDOL WORSHIPERS.....THEY WORSHIP MAN!

DO THESE FOOL REALIZE THAT THE RICH AND GREEDY WOULD LOVE TO REPLACE DEMOCRACY WITH OLIGARCHY GOVERNMENT.....WHERE EVERYTHING GOES ON THE STOCK MARKET.....WE ARE ALMOST THERE NOW.....THIS WILL INCLUDE THE PRISON SYSTEMS,THE POST OFFICE, THE POLICE DEPT,THE FIRE DEPT,THE POLITICIAN,EVERYTHING CONTROL BY THE PEOPLE WILL BE CONTROL BY A FEW FAMILIES....LIKE A MONARCHY(KINGS QUEEN,LORD,DUKES,BARON,) HA HA HA HA

THIS IS HOW AMERICA WILL LOOK...WHEN THEY GET FULL POWER THEY WILL TURN ON BUTT KISSER LIKE JONESES,JACK DENNIS,MYMY, CONSERVATIVES HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.....HOW STUPID CAN ONE GET.....

May 24, 2012 at 11 a.m.
chet123 said...

JONROSS YOU ARE WRONG BUDDY....FOX AND RUSH LIMBAUGH GO INTO MARKETS WHERE THERE ARE FEW VEIWERS...THEIR OBJECTIVE IS TO DROWN OUT THE TRUTH....YOU ARE AN EXAMPLE OF SOMEONE TOTALLY BRAIN-WASHED....YOU MAY BE A GOOD GUY....YOU JUST BEEN BRAIN-WASHED

IT WAS FOUND THAT RUSH LIMBAUGH HAD 80% MARKET IN WASHINGTON DC WITH 5% VEIWER...THEIR INTENT WAS NOT PROFIT...IT WAS TO DROWN OUT FACTS AND TRUTH.......

YOU ARE SO WRONG

May 24, 2012 at 11:05 a.m.
chet123 said...

RUPERT MURDOCH AND ROGER AYERS(RONALD REAGAN COMMUNICATION HEAD) ARE BUSINESS PARTNERS. MURDOCH IS AN OLD RICH MAN WITHOUT A SOUL...

May 24, 2012 at 11:07 a.m.
davisss13 said...

JonRoss said... Daviss, FOX is a commerical enterprise. I know that pains you. And it survives only because the sponsors/advertisers know that FOX reaches more people accross all political specturms than CNN and NPR.

The primary purpose of Fox was to circumvent anti-propaganda laws. It still is.

And speaking of history lessons, why don't you give us one on Barack Hussien Obama. I would be very interested to see what you have to say.

Do your own work, ya lazy ass.

May 24, 2012 at 11:09 a.m.
chet123 said...

JON ROSS....YOU WORRY TOO MUCH ABOUT CNN....THEY ARE NOT UNBIAS....THEY ARE SLANTED MORE TO THE RIGHT AND THE RICH AND GREEDY.....

May 24, 2012 at 11:09 a.m.
chet123 said...

SMART PEOPLE GET THEIR NEWS FROM NON-COMMERCIAL NEWS....THEY RESEARCH FOR FACTS AND HAVE AN UNDERSTANDING OF HISTORY....THEY KNOW HISTORY ALWAYS REPEAT ITSELF

May 24, 2012 at 11:11 a.m.
chet123 said...

JONROSS WHY DONT YOU APPLY THAT QUOTE TO YOURSELF.....FOX BEEN FOOLING YOU FOR YEARS

May 24, 2012 at 11:13 a.m.
chet123 said...

DO YOUR MIRROR WORKS AT HOME???

May 24, 2012 at 11:13 a.m.
timbo said...

limeric....."Fairleigh Dickinson University is dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. Founded in 1942, Fairleigh Dickinson has grown..." It is a private college with a tuition of $31,000 per year. Sounds like liberal snobs to me. At the very least, they aren't an unbiased source of information.

Citing this kind of source is pathetic.

I am a businessman and know quite a few successful businessmen and I can't think of one, not one, that is a liberal. All the liberals I know are union members, media people, and government workers. The are not the movers and shakers of our economy.

Your bitter tone tells us how jealous you really are of those of us who take risks and get things done in this world. I feel sorry for you.

May 24, 2012 at 11:19 a.m.
chet123 said...

TELL HIM ABOUT IT NOOGA!...."MEET THE PRESS" IS NOT NEUTRAL....DAVID GREGORY IS REPUBLICAN

May 24, 2012 at 11:21 a.m.
chet123 said...

DAVID GREGORY HAS JOHN MCCAIN ON HIS SHOW ALMOST EVERY WEEK....DAVID GREGORY DONT SHARE TIME EQUALLY WITH REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATS GUESS.....HE HAS NO INTERGRITY....TIM RUSSELL WAS A FAIR MAN......THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRATS HAVE TO GO AGAINST.....BUT WE WILL WIN DESPITE

May 24, 2012 at 11:24 a.m.
chet123 said...

I ALSO WATCH MEET THE PRESS THROW SOFT BALL QUESTIONS AT THE REPUBLICAN.......AND WHY DO HE HAVE PEOPLE ON LIKE MICHELL BAUGHMAN SHE ONLY GOT 2% IN PRIMARY......OR SARAH PALIN....WHO DIDNT EVEN FINISH ONE TERM AS GOVERNOR.....HA HA HA HA....WHATS GOING ON????

May 24, 2012 at 11:27 a.m.
mymy said...

John_Proctor: please send link that the 2011 was done nationwide. Have read some of the question, I sure knew the answers.

Again, this was done in NJ and sure it was controlled to get the results they wanted. The left is afraid of Fox News especially the Big O=Liar in Chief we have today.

May 24, 2012 at 11:29 a.m.
davisss13 said...

Timbo would love a return to the 1800s where ordinary people had no power, workers had no rights and the wealthy did whatever they wanted with impunity.

That is the state current 'corporations ARE people' Republican party.

It's all about getting as much money as possible and not worrying one bit about how many people you walk on in your quest or are affected by your vulture capitalism.

Greed over people every single time.

May 24, 2012 at 11:31 a.m.
chet123 said...

TIMBO....THATS YOUR PROBLEM BUDDY....YOU LOOKING AT THE PEOPLE AROUND YOU....THIS WORLD IS A LITTLE LARGER THAN YOUR SCOPE.....THIS IS DIXIE COUNTRY......AT ONE TIME YOU WOULDNT HAVE HAD ANYONE AROUND YOU IN FAVOR OF INTERGRATION....AND THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCHES WERE AGINST INTERGRATION.......

MAYBE SOMETIME WHEN YOU ARE NOT BUSY...GO TO THE CHATTANOOGA BICENNTINAL LIBRARY ...GO TO THE ARCHIVE AND READ THE MICRIFICHE TAPE OF THE PAST....YOU WILL SEE THE CHATTANOOGA TIME; THE CHATTANOOGA FREEPRESS....GO BACK TO THE YEARS 1960'S AND BACK FARTHERS....READ WHERE THE LOCAL SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH STOOD ON EQUALITY ISSUE..THEY WERE AGINST!..JIM CROW.......THE PEOPLE YOU ARE AROUND DOESNT REFLEX JUSTICE TIMBO..THEY REFLEX YOUR NARROW-MINDED SOCIAL GROUP!..YOU ARE A VICTIM OF YOUR SURROUNDING....DONT BE SO NARROW HEADED MAN.....WISH I COULD SIT DOWN AND TALK WITH YOU FOR ABOUT 30MIN AND WITH YOUR PASTOR...THE PASTOR SHOULD BE ASHAME OF THEMSELVES...

INSTEAD OF TELLING THE TRUTH... THE PASTORS AROUND HERE....THEY STIRS THE POT OF HATE......

May 24, 2012 at 11:37 a.m.
John_Proctor said...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/23/fox-news-less-informed-new-study_n_1538914.html

Please see the second paragraph. The 2011 poll was done in New Jersey. The 2012 was done nationwide per the second paragraph in this article, the one I cited in my earlier post. Per this cite:

"Researchers at Fairleigh Dickinson University updated a study they had conducted in late 2011. That study only sampled respondents from New Jersey, where the university is located. This time, the researchers conducted a nationwide poll."

May 24, 2012 at 11:40 a.m.
chet123 said...

THE RICH AND GREEDY INTENT IS TO BE GODS.......THE BLUE COLLAR AND WORKING CLASS REPUBLICAN ARE SWALLOWING THE WHOLE LINE AND SINKER..THEY GO AGINST THEIR OWN INTEREST

May 24, 2012 at 11:46 a.m.
chet123 said...

MY APPEAL TO THE POOR ,WORKING CLASS,BLUE COLLAR,MIDDLE CLASS SOUTHERN REPUBLICAN MALE......YOU CAN KEEP YOUR HATE!....BUT DONT GIVE THE KEY TO THE COUNTRY TO THE RICH AND GREEDY TO DISMANTLE THIS COUNTRY AND TAKE 100% INTEREST AS THE ONLY STOCKHOLDER OF THIS COUNTRY....THINK ABOUT IT MAN....THINK ABOUT IT!!!

May 24, 2012 at 11:49 a.m.
chet123 said...

WELL MY DEMOCRATS COLLEAGUE...LOOK LIKE THE REPUBLICAN HAS DONE IT AGAIN......TAKEN OFF RUNNING AND HIDING LIKE A COWARD THEY ARE....

May 24, 2012 at 11:55 a.m.
chet123 said...

WELL THEY WILL MEET SOMEWHERE AND MAKE THE CLAIM CHET TALK CRAZY..HE TALK JEBISH(JACK DENNIS FOX NEWS TERM)

THE FACT IS THEY CANT DEFEND THEIR OWN BELEIF....ITS BECAUSE THEY ARE OBEDIENT TO THE REPUBLICAN ELITE....THEY ARE NOT ALLOWED TO THINK....SO WHEN I GET THEM OFF SCRIPT THEY FALL TO PIECES....HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA...THEY NOT ALLOWED TO THINK ON THEIR OWN HA HA HA HA..JUST PARROTS IN A CAGE HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at noon
chet123 said...

DONT HAVE TIME TO PLAY WITH CHILDISH MEN.....I WILL HAVE TO SUPRISE ATTACK THESE COWARDS.....THIS THE ONLLY WAY WE DIALOGUE HA HA HA HA HA...IF THERE ARE ANY FEMALE OUT THERE....GET YOURSELF A DEMOCRATS MAN.....THEY ARE MORE OF AN ADULT.....HA HA HA HA

May 24, 2012 at 12:03 p.m.
chatt_man said...

Chet,

Over half the last 30 something posts are yours, and you still haven't explained to joneses about how Obama receives all the money from the rich wall Street crowd, and you say we're the party of the rich and greedy?

May 24, 2012 at 12:09 p.m.
mymy said...

J-P: Thanks for the info.

It still does not change my opinion. This was done by a NJ University (with its own issues) and sure it was controlled to get the results they wanted. Most polls are. So, I take them with a grain of salt unless they have a record to back them up. Like O most pollsters do not have a record to stand on. So, the tactics are obvious/purposeful=to influence the truly uninformed.

May 24, 2012 at 12:15 p.m.
mymy said...

chatt_man: He's resides at Moc Bend. They had to sedate him for a while so he could rest up for another rant.

May 24, 2012 at 12:21 p.m.
News_Junkie said...

Yesterday I posted a comment regarding the fact that Rasmussen Polls tend to be biased in favor of Republicans. I further stated that such a bias could result from polling techniques, such as only polling people that have land lines (thereby excluding people who only have cell phones).

Here is an article from Yahoo News which buttresses my assertion:

Polls: Cell phone users prefer Obama, landline users like Romney

May 24, 2012

By Holly Baily

Political pollsters have been under pressure to make sure their samples include Americans who rely solely on cell phones—and the latest NBC News/Marist polls of Florida, Ohio and Virginia exhibit why.

As NBC's First Read flags, Romney narrowly pulls ahead in Florida among voters who were polled over landlines—48 percent to 45 percent. But among cell phone respondents only, Obama has a major lead: 57 percent to 34 percent.

In Virginia, the results are similar: Romney leads by 1 point among voters polled over landlines: 47 percent to 46 percent. Meanwhile, Obama has the advantage with cell phone respondents: 54 percent to 36 percent.

In Ohio, Obama does better among both landline respondents--44 percent to Romney's 41 percent--and cell phone users--47 percent to Romney's 37 percent.

According to the poll, 28 percent of its respondents in Ohio and Florida were cell phone users, compared to 27 percent in Virginia.

May 24, 2012 at 12:25 p.m.
News_Junkie said...

Here's a link to an article saying that President Obama is leading in the polls in three pivotal "swing state" Florida, Ohio and Virginia.

http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/24/11854807-nbc-polls-obama-edges-romney-in-three-key-battleground-states?lite&google_editors_picks=true

May 24, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.
Rickaroo said...

To anyone with eyes wide open and even a smidgeon of objectivity it is as obvious as the sun rising in the east that Fox News is nothing but a propaganda machine. It doesn't take exhaustive studies to come to that conclusion. Just spend an hour watching it and the lies, distortions, and pandering to its conservative base are over the top and in your face. Of course, its many sheeple will probably go to their graves thinking it is truly "fair and balanced," but that only shows how strong and relentless is the grip that that media monster has on them. Frankly it scares me to think that there are so many people in this country who are unable to think for themselves and see beyond its facade.

The reason we are so polarized today is due in large part to Rupert Murdoch and his ruthless media empire of lies and propaganda foisted on a gullible public that wants nothing more than to have the flames of its fear and hatred fanned on a daily basis.

May 24, 2012 at 12:53 p.m.
davisss13 said...

mymy said... J-P: Thanks for the info. It still does not change my opinion. This was done by a NJ University (with its own issues) and sure it was controlled to get the results they wanted. Most polls are. So, I take them with a grain of salt unless they have a record to back them up. Like O most pollsters do not have a record to stand on. So, the tactics are obvious/purposeful=to influence the truly uninformed.

Typical GOP mindset. What I'm reading is you won't believe the poll unless it's put out by Foxnews. lol.

May 24, 2012 at 12:59 p.m.
davisss13 said...

Rickaroo, spot on.

May 24, 2012 at 1 p.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

Rickaroo: NOT spot on. What source would you recommend for straight news, Rick? Serious question.

May 24, 2012 at 1:40 p.m.
chatt_man said...

Thanks for the info on chet, mymy. Now I can quit searching all the libraries trying to find the keyboard that needs the CAPS LOCK button fixed on it.

May 24, 2012 at 2:17 p.m.

Is it true that chet123 is Clay's father?

May 24, 2012 at 3:39 p.m.
davisss13 said...

My break with the extreme right

I worked for Reagan and wrote for National Review. But the new hysterical right cares nothing for truth or dignity

BY MICHAEL FUMENTO

http://www.salon.com/2012/05/24/my_break_with_the_extreme_right/

May 24, 2012 at 4:46 p.m.
patriot1 said...

Wonder which one Obama would think is most delicious? Dog!!!! It's what's for dinner!!!!

May 24, 2012 at 5:04 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

Fox news aren't the ones doctoring tapes and lying about the unemployment numbers every day.

My wife doesn't know democrat from republican, but one day she was watching msnbc and said, "Why are these news people mad all the time? They all look so mad at the world". I told her that they were liberals, and liberals are never happy even when they own the white house. I told her that since they no longer have a liberal monopoly in the news world that they cry like babies. My wife just laughed and said, "what a bunch of idiots".

May 24, 2012 at 5:51 p.m.
chiyote said...

Would you guys seriously listen to yourself?

"Republicans Suck." extreme leftist says.

"Democrats are baby eating fags" extreme right retorts.

"Oh yeah, well your president is a muslim"

"nu uh... Rush Limbaugh has IBS, nany nany boo-boo"

This two party system sucks. ALL media lie to us. ALL politicians lie to us. This isn't that hard to figure out. Neither party are innocent, neither party is perfect. Personally, I find it laughable, but I'm not completely convinced that there isn't a board room somewhere, with men in suits laughing as they control both parties, and use the party system as puppets to fool the US citizens into a false sense of "freedom of choice."

But seriously, you're bickering makes all's yall look stupid, which in turn makes everyone look stupid.

May 24, 2012 at 6:10 p.m.
davisss13 said...

JonRoss said... give it a rest davisss. You are going to need all that vitriol and hate to get you through to 2021 when Mitt Romney finishes his eight years.

I heard that same bull from McCain supporters. What I posted about Fox is true. You can do whatever you want with the info.

May 24, 2012 at 6:32 p.m.
dude_abides said...

toes said... "My wife doesn't know democrat from republican..."

Is that really a true statement? As opinionated as you are, you've never had a discussion in your house about the two major political parties? Ever? How old is she? Are you saying she's so totally uninterested in what most people consider a right AND a duty that she's never voted in any election? Is she really so incurious as to not know whether Clinton was a republican or Dan Quayle was a democrat? Are you saying that all the poor people from the wretched areas of Iraq, with their purple fingers, are more worldly than your wife? Does she just watch reruns of Golden Girls all day and knit? This is the portrait you have painted of your wife. She sure is lucky to have you!

May 24, 2012 at 9:50 p.m.
hambone said...

Maybe toes wife just acts that way so he doesn't know how she votes and she won't have to listen to his BS.

May 24, 2012 at 11:32 p.m.
joneses said...

I found this nugget of information clay "the puppet" bennett failed to mention in his description of the tow breeds of dogs.

Border Collie Like many intelligent breeds, the Border Collie needs a job to do.  If they don’t have a purpose in life or some kind of job, they will not be happy.

Libtards/dummycrats feeling like they need a job to do? Hell all the libtards/dummycrats want to do is sit on their parasitic ass and loot the wealth others have earned. The libtard/dummycrats do not have a purpose in life and that is why they are always pissing and moaning about what ever one else has. 

Afghan Hound The Afghan Hound is known by many as the “king of dogs”, and are one of the most ancient breeds.  They are sweet, affectionate, and sensitive.  But at the same time, they are quite noble and courageous when they need to be.  Afghan Hounds are the most independent thinking.

More proof that clay "the puppet" bennett and the libtard/dummycrat, left wing looters confuse intelligent independent thinking as being less informed. These libtard/dummycrat left wing loons think one is intelligent only if it lets someone else think for them. How misguided is that?

May 25, 2012 at 6:04 a.m.
jimcarwest said...

Clay Bennett's cartoon says more about his own intelligence than anyone else's. If Fox News is, in his thinking, the antithesis of intelligent, what, pray tell, is the status of MSNBC in his thinking? That cable network fails to have a single intelligent spokesman, except perhaps Joe Scarborough, and his intelligence is suspect, owing to his association with it.

May 25, 2012 at 6:09 a.m.
dude_abides said...

Toes' wife is a political prisoner. A prisoner of conscience. Free Toes' wife. FREE TOES' WIFE!

Thanks for the treatise on dogs, joneses. Yes, I've already forgotten what you wrote... and no, you can't have that time back. Now go out and harvest some ticks.

May 25, 2012 at 8:39 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

jimcarwest @6:09 Exfreakinzactly

May 25, 2012 at 8:44 a.m.
hotdiggity said...

Hmm, myself I always considered the viewers of Fox News of the lap dog variety.

-lapdog : a servile dependent or follower.

-lapdog : A submissive individual who is socially dependent on the leader of the group.

Yep, sounds like some of our Fox News followers here.

May 25, 2012 at 9:50 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

I fancy MSNBC myself. Always get the straight, non-partisan skinny.

May 25, 2012 at 9:54 a.m.
chatt_man said...

Jack's got plenty if he watches MSNBC. He's got compassion, intellect, and a distorted view of reality.

Sorry, Jack... I know better, I just got wrapped up in the MSNBC thing and "couldn't help myself."

May 25, 2012 at 10:36 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

Two days of pointless banter. Way to go Wart.

May 25, 2012 at 10:49 a.m.
hotdiggity said...

Fox News tells lapdog followers...

"Fetch"

"Roll over"

"Attack"

"Good doggie"

May 25, 2012 at 10:54 a.m.
hotdiggity said...

tutu__q = "Good doggie".

May 25, 2012 at 11:11 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

Little Noogies with his persistent sophomoric un-humor. Grow up, kid.

May 25, 2012 at 1:44 p.m.
jesse said...

chet 123 is the voice of the NEW LEFT!! get used to it! this IS the way of the libs.from now till whenever! HE speaks w.their voice! the age of insanity is upon us!! of course on the other side we got rush, so maybe it all balances out!! we are gitting to the point where the inmates of the asylum make more sense than the politicians!

May 25, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

I wonder if the wart will manage a cartoon on our Stoner and chief ? How can you pass these things up?

May 25, 2012 at 4:01 p.m.

Ah, you're going to feel sad when Mitt Romney on the cocaine stories pop up.

May 25, 2012 at 4:13 p.m.
hotdiggity said...

Following up on the dog analogy I think you could safely say that the term CUR would aptly describe Hannity, Limbaugh, Savage and others of their ilk.

Cur: 1. An aggressive dog or one that is in poor condition, esp. a mongrel. Cur: 2. A contemptible man.

May 25, 2012 at 5:07 p.m.
joneses said...

Today

"For the first time in history, there are now more unemployed Americans who attended at least some college than people who only graduated high school or dropped out of high school, Bureau of Labor Statistics data show."

And these fools whose unemployment rate is 16.5% will still vote for Hussein Obama. They deserve everything they are getting for putting this fool in the White House.

May 25, 2012 at 5:09 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

Thank god for the shining beacon of truth and unbiased reporting of MSNBC! If not for MSNBC, the world would know nothing of the great Obama!

Without Obama, the country wouldn't be united, the economy wouldn't be booming, gitmo wouldn't be closed, the world wouldn't be at peace.........! And to think, it all started with a tingle down Chris Mathews leg! THANK YOU MSNBC!!

May 25, 2012 at 6:16 p.m.
rick1 said...

TOES, I noticed MSLSD didn't report what some of Obasma's fellow democrats are saying either.

This is from the Politico "Some key Democrats say they have been dismayed watching Obama become a divider not a uniter, trying to incite anger among women, students and older voters."

Will these democrats be called racist by all of those who would not hesitate to call a rpublican, conservative or libertarian a racist if they made the same comment?

May 25, 2012 at 6:48 p.m.

Why would they be called racist, when inaccurate and inflammatory is much more apt?

Also cowardly, since apparently they won't be named. Maybe imaginary in that case.

Racist more accurately describes those who still want to pretend they've got noble intentions when blathering on about Obama's birth certificate and legitimacy. Though cowardly applies to some of the more evasive Congresspersons lately.

BTW, if you're upset that Obama isn't hiring more people, please stop calling for government to be downsized.

May 25, 2012 at 7 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

happywithnewbulbs said... "Ah, you're going to feel sad when Mitt Romney on the cocaine stories pop up."

Not a huge Romney fan, but I can guarantee you that if a half way credible story does crop up that The Wart will be all over it with a cartoon a day or two after it breaks. In the meantime there will be no mention from our favorite epidermal lesion of Barry’s involvement in his little choom gang.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/05/obama-and-his-pot-smoking-choom-gang/

The TFP Verruca is SO open minded and balanced in his satire! It will be fun to point out his lack of objectivity if a Romney story was to surface.

May 25, 2012 at 8:06 p.m.
TOES02800 said...

Here's a question for the all knowing bulbs: Why doesn't Obama give back the money he received from the Bain executives?

May 25, 2012 at 8:17 p.m.
hotdiggity said...

While I see endless diatribes from the right on this forum aimed at President Obama, there seems to be a curious lack of conviction or support for Mr. Romney from these same posters. Perhaps if Mr. Romney started calling President Obama unamerican, a Muslim, questioned his birth certificate, or played the race card, then perhaps these posters would show more enthusiasm for their candidate. Hey Romney, throw these guys a bone. They are lost without some type of conspiracy theory to gnaw on. Woof!

May 25, 2012 at 8:33 p.m.
alprova said...

BRP wrote: "In the meantime there will be no mention from our favorite epidermal lesion of Barry’s involvement in his little choom gang."

Do you really think voters in the year 2012 really care whether or not a politician has ever smoked pot?

I don't know many people who have ever ran for office, especially for the office for President, who have honestly admitted that they used to smoke pot in their younger days.

Barack Obama has admitted it several times. Kinda refreshing in my opinion that someone can admit that they were very typical when it comes to smoking pot.

Chances are you have smoked it. I know I did.

Marijuana is the only currently illegal 'drug' on the face of this Earth that I would consider using and for one simple reason; God obviously saw fit to allow it to grow from the ground and I have yet to read or hear of a soul overdosing on it.

May 25, 2012 at 8:41 p.m.
rick1 said...

Blunbs said BTW, if you're upset that Obama isn't hiring more people, please stop calling for government to be downsized.

Taxpayers pay the salaries of government workers, this is why we need to down size government jobs and increase private sector jobs. What product does the government produce?

"Racist more accurately describes those who still want to pretend they've got noble intentions when blathering on about Obama's birth certificate and legitimacy."

The left has been calling anyone who disagreed with Obama's policies a racist. Bulbs are you going to tell me if Senate Republicans had made the comments about Obama being a divider and trying to incite anger you would not be calling them racists?

May 25, 2012 at 8:52 p.m.
rick1 said...

Toes, maybe when Blubs is answering that one he can also answer why doesn't Obama have a problem with Federico Pena a former Clinton cabinet member and one of Obama's campaign spokesmen, who is also a private equity manager of Vestar Capital who purchased Solo Cup Company, Del Monte, and Birds Eye Foods and has closed plants and laid off employees.

May 25, 2012 at 9:02 p.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

rick1: Well that's diffent

May 25, 2012 at 9:58 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

alprova,

I am not making a judgment about the bama for his youth as a pot head. I am just pointing out that several years of drug use by The Pustule’s god will never be mentioned whereas if evidence of one experimentation by Romney was to surface the puss fountain would be all over it.

Get it Mr. Comprehension?

May 26, 2012 at 11:27 a.m.

rick1: That guy? Whoever he is, he's not running for President. If you want President Obama to criticize everybody in America for all of their sins, he'll have a hard time doing his job.

As for government employees, sometimes they help people get back to work. I know, it's hard to believe it, but employed workers with money actually spend it. Not to mention the other benefits of a person doing a job, which is usually more than the tax value.

But no, I haven't heard the left make any such claims about critics being racist, I've heard a lot of right-wingers make overblown claims about it happening in order to make their criticisms unassailable, but that's just the conservative persecution complex in effect.

BRP, and if such a story does pop up, your silence will echo across the hills and valleys. Or you'll race to his defense, and try to get us distracted by something else. So...what's that tell us?

Really, if you're just going to try to make hay over this, it's not going to go anywhere near where you think. People have seen the results of the war on drugs, and all it has done is enrich the corrections system.

TOES02800: So you want Obama to give money back to Bain Capital people? Why would anybody do that? I'd keep the money and ignore them. But heck, go with that claim, and expect us to ignore how Mitt got many times as much money from them, and how he wants us to believe he learned something from that time, but that we shouldn't criticize him about anything he did then.

Yeah, uh, no.

May 26, 2012 at 11:58 p.m.
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