News for 09/07/2009- Can’t get to DC? Join the Virtual March on Washington, FCC Smoking Gun, A Little Holiday Video Fun

Posted on September 7, 2009. Filed under: General Info, Soapbox | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Can’t Get to Washington this week? Join the Virtual March on Washington! It’s Free!
http://defeatthedebt….

Conservative Talk Radio- How Those at the FCC Want To Shut It Down- The Official Report – Does this sound Constitutional to You?
http://www.americanpr…
From the Center for American Progress, the Soros Progressive Movement now in charge of our government, here is the report the new FCC head and FCC “Diversity” Czar are using to co-opt free speech in America. This is a 40 page pdf document co-authored by Mark Lloyd, the Diversity Czar, himself. Here is a peek:
“As this report will document in detail, conservative talk radio undeniably dominates the format:

Our analysis in the spring of 2007 of the 257 news/talk stations owned by the top five commercial station owners reveals that 91 percent of the total weekday talk radio programming is conservative, and 9 percent is progressive.

Each weekday, 2,570 hours and 15 minutes of conservative talk are broadcast on these stations compared to 254 hours of progressive talk—10 times as much conservative talk as progressive talk.

A separate analysis of all of the news/talk stations in the top 10 radio markets reveals that 76 percent of the programming in these markets is conservative and 24 percent is progressive, although programming is more balanced in markets such as New York and Chicago.

This dynamic is repeated over and over again no matter how the data is analyzed, whether one looks at the number of stations, number of hours, power of stations, or the number of programs. While progressive talk is making inroads on commercial stations, conservative talk continues to be pushed out over the airwaves in greater multiples of hours than progressive talk is broadcast.

These empirical findings may not be surprising given general impressions about the format, but they are stark and raise serious questions about whether the companies licensed to broadcast over the public airwaves are serving the listening needs of all Americans.

There are many potential explanations for why this gap exists. The two most frequently cited reasons are the repeal of the Fairness Doctrine in 1987 and simple consumer demand. As this report will detail, neither of these reasons adequately explains why conservative talk radio dominates the airwaves.

Our conclusion is that the gap between conservative and progressive talk radio is the result of multiple structural problems in the U.S. regulatory system, particularly the complete breakdown of the public trustee concept of broadcast, the elimination of clear public interest requirements for broadcasting, and the relaxation of ownership rules including the requirement of local participation in management.”

A Little Video Fun This Labor Day?

We’re the Government and You’re Not
http://www.youtube.co…
A video guide to citizenship

Hey Congressman, I got a twenty here for you
http://www.youtube.co…

Obama .. just another socialist pr*** in the wall
http://jst4us.ning.co…
LOL- all in fun adaptaion of Pink Floyd “The Wall”

Ezra Taft Benson Warns of Socialist Agenda!! MUST SEE
http://www.youtube.co…

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