[clug-talk] CBC and OGG
lewkor at gmail.com
Thu Aug 31 14:06:53 PDT 2006
Bigotry: 1) stubborn and complete intolerance of any creed, belief, or
opinion that differs from one's own.
2) the actions, beliefs, prejudices, etc., of a bigot.
Jesse, you are missing the point! Talk of hating a particular group is not
acceptable and is the action of a bigot! That's the definition of
bigotry!!! Don't put that on the list period!!!
On 8/31/06, Gustin Johnson <Gustin at echostar.ca> wrote:
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> Jesse Kline wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-31-08 at 11:10 -0600, Dan wrote:
> >> Jesse, Last time looked this was not a political forum. Take your
> >> elsewhere
> > I've been talking politics on this forum for years. I also don't think
> > that my comments could be described as "bigotry". It's the CBC that
> > continually runs stories with an anti-Israel slant. It's the CBC that
> Most of the world has an anti-Israel slant, probably for good reason.
> I am kinda glad that we have a news organization that does not simply
> repeat Fox news and CNN. I may disagree with their perspective a lot,
> but I am happy to have the choice. I would prefer to fund the CBC with
> tax dollars rather than emulate our neighbor to the south. They also
> have some awesome programs that simply would not survive in the regular
> market (ZeD for example). Their support and coverage of the arts is not
> matched by anyone. They are also unique in their progressive
> experiments, which is usually not in the the nature of such mainstream
> organizations (supporting OGG, who else does that?).
> Of course if you like Brittany Spears or what passes for R&B these days
> (which is nothing like the R&B I grew up with), then don't tune in to
> the CBC.
> > was used by the Liberals as if it were state run media in communist
> > China. It's the CBC that runs strategically placed pieces supporting one
> Nice, make a general sweeping fear inducing statement to back your
> argument. I personally hated the Conservative smear adds that were
> running on all the other networks. I guess you don't mind biased,
> slanted, strategically placed adds as long as they support your
> preferred candidate. As flawed a nation as we are, the PRC we are not.
> > Canadian political party (I blame the CBC for Day losing the 2000
> Day was simply not the man to lead the Conservative party to victory.
> Period. Personally I am glad he lost. But blaming the CBC is just sour
> grapes and immature.
> > election). And it is the CBC who's bigotry is supported by my tax
> > dollars, giving it an edge over the privately funded news sources like
> > CTV.
> Privately funded news sources are no less impartial than state run news
> agencies. Bias is human nature, when we are involved there is no such
> thing as the "truth". Private media has its own agenda.
> I am going to stop feeding the troll now, this has veered way beyond OT.
> Maybe this should have occurred to me 10 minutes ago...
> > Jesse
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