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Let’s nationalize Fox News:
Imagining a very different media

Salon, by Fred Jerome

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Posted By:PageTurner, 1/20/2014 1:15:18 AM

Imagine a world without the New York Times, Fox News, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, and countless other tools used by the 1 percent to rule and fool. In a socialist society run by and for the working people it represents, the mega-monopolies like Walmart, Halliburton, Exxon-Mobil, and the corporations that run the tightly controlled “mainstream media” will be a thing of the past. It’s not news that the major US media are run by and for big business, or that the major media companies are themselves big businesses. Twenty years ago, thirty corporations controlled 90 percent of US media. Today, it

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Posted only because it is one of the top stories on Memeorandum. This is what the Obama Left is thinking about these days. The lessons of Stalinism have been completely forgotten, or at least they think that - they like Stalinism. For a whiff of what these maggots have in mind, see the Cuban state media. This is how these people ´think.´

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 1/20/2014 2:18:48 AM     (No. 9698354)

If you have Salon, you don’t need Sominex.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shucky, 1/20/2014 2:55:37 AM     (No. 9698361)

Another leftist just confirming the leftist war on freedom of thought and expression.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MissMann, 1/20/2014 3:11:37 AM     (No. 9698367)

Even if this were the case, I think that big corporations generally have my interests in mind better than the leviathan government.

Do these people hear themselves?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: deepthinker, 1/20/2014 3:28:23 AM     (No. 9698368)

In the perfect Socialist State, no official would sacrifice the public interest to his own interest; no-one entrusted with the authority of the policing power of the state would ever abuse it; and the rivers would run uphill!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Melody, 1/20/2014 3:44:10 AM     (No. 9698370)

Yeah. Right. Pretty hard to stomach, isn´t it?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: steveW, 1/20/2014 4:05:10 AM     (No. 9698375)

Hurrah!! Another "progressive" out of the closet. We must encourage this. They´ve been hiding behind "liberal" and "progressive" and "Democrat" and "compassion" and "fairness" and "reality-based" and "forward" and "social justice" and all the rest of the clever disguises. But they´re simply socialists, afraid to admit it because that means admitting how deeply un-American you are (not a great election tactic). But hurrah! hurrah! Come out, come out, wherever you are!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/20/2014 4:15:02 AM     (No. 9698381)

And in Venezuela they have run out of toilet paper.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: DaddyO, 1/20/2014 6:59:40 AM     (No. 9698432)

I have to believe this is satire.. no one could possibly be that dumb.

Then again, Thomas Friedman did write a column about how great it would be to have China´s government for a few days..

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Doctor P, 1/20/2014 8:19:59 AM     (No. 9698524)

If anything works, then the government wants to take it over and ruin why it works.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/20/2014 4:55:03 PM     (No. 9699236)

Just like the old USSR except there was no mention of what their 5 year plan would be.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Sandbar, 1/20/2014 5:10:52 PM     (No. 9699253)

Unicorn Hockey!

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