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ABC, CBS, NBC decide not to broadcast Obama's immigration speech live

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ABC, CBS, NBC decide not to broadcast Obama's immigration speech live

I guess the sycophant's in the Left wing media prefer not to make a big deal out of the Messiah crapping on the US Constitution.

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Absolutely right Wolpack! NBC has not even covered last weeks Obamacare scandal! Nothing!

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If that's NOT a clear indication of media bias, I don't what is. The proof is definitely in the pudding.

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CNN is showing it live.

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I'm left wing, bro. The notion that Obama or American mainstream corporate media/propaganda is anything less than center-right boggles the mind.

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Allegedly speaking, this ax of news deception taking a safety by avoiding this unpopular topic of their narcissist emperor.

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Obamas presidency was a coup d'etat lasting 6 years, the Ku Klux Klan led Republicans as well as some right wingers hiding amongst Democrats Made sure that his presidency would not function. It was a conspiracy; let the world see great America where even black man can be a president yet not let him be a president in fact. His international actions where almost all wrong but we do not know if he did this because he was forced to do it or because he expected the GOP to give him some concessions in exchange. Inside he could not do nothing, Richest country in the world has 20 percent of its population living as paupers and cant afford the health care for twice that many. Just like some Japanese when consider them self as a total failure commit suicide USA as a country should do the same.

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He says "If your a criminal, you will be deported" however thousands were released this year alone into the US population. Contradiction one!

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Zvonko, the hate group you mentioned came from the so-called Solid South which refers to all-democrat region. All members of that particular group were Democrats. Republicans voted overwhelmingly FOR both the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act.

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Zvonko

Ku Klux Klan

The Klan has been from it's founding closely aligned with the Democrat party. It has never been aligned with the GOP. The difference now is that the Dem's have replaced the Klan with the Black Panthers. Of course along with Obama's abuse of the Constitution tonight, you will never hear that in the mainstream media.

Jcapan

The notion that Obama or American mainstream corporate media/propaganda is anything less than center-right boggles the mind.

It boggles the mind that anyone could actually believe that the American media is anything other than cheerleaders for the Democrat Party.

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The Klan has been from it's founding closely aligned with the Democrat party. It has never been aligned with the GOP.

Anyone who has heard the name, David Duke, knows the above statement is completely false.

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Obama also claimed allow the immigrants to become educated and 'create industry'. I thought the "you didn't build that" comment famously made referred to those who 'created industry'. Contradiction #2! Numerous others in his speech.

Unfortunately only the well informed know all about the media bias which is overwhelmingly democratic favored. The articles headline said it clearly. Omit the unpopular speech.

Right on target again Wolfpack. Again the less informed listen to the propaganda of insults and accusations from the Democrats and believe that the Republicans are racist when in history as well as currently many Dems themselves have been and are racial oppressors.

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"It boggles the mind that anyone could actually believe that the American media is anything other than cheerleaders for the Democrat Party."

Reading is fundamental. You said left-wing. Neither the media nor the Democratic Party is in the same ballpark as left-wing. FDR is rolling over in his grave right this minute when he contemplates the policies of today's Democratic Party. Whether the corporate media is more sympathetic to one major, corporate-funded party than the other--that doesn't interest me in the slightest. It's reality TV.

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Jeeze Obama if you don't get what you want you shoukd threaten to shut down the government and default on the debt. Everyone knows that....

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if we come to a place where our major broadcast outlets are not fully covering the news

NPR aired live coverage of the President's speech.

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Obama is the President Santa Clause of USA. He went too far for acting as Emperor for allowing 5 millions illegal immigrants for not being deported. If the dam has open the door, there will be huge flooding. More and more will take risks for going to US as illegal way because it is cheaper and less time consuming.

TV stations have already switched off Obama from their screens. Whenever he will go to lecture foreign governments, they will no longer take him seriously. He will be simply lame duck president for another two years.

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Jeeze Obama if you don't get what you want you shoukd threaten to shut down the government and default on the debt. Everyone knows that....

That won't happen, the Republicans are not going to fall for that bait again.

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They decided not broadcast it because they know how unpopular Obamas illegal action is with the (still) majority of voters. So as usual, the US mass media (perhaps with the lone exception of the single dissident network that the democrat party hacks love to bash) does what is best for Obama.

If anyone needs a clearer demonstration of media bias than this, I don´t know what they are looking for.

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Actually NBC did televise him at 8 p.m. last night:

The Biggest Loser

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Anyone who has heard the name, David Duke, knows the above statement is completely false.

It seems to me that Duke was consistently repudiated by the Republican Party whenever he tried to run as a member of that party.

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Duke was consistently repudiated by the Republican Party whenever he tried to run as a member of that party.

The same cannot be said of longtime democrat Senator from West Virginia and Exalted Cyclops of the KKK, Robert Byrd.

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It seems to me that Duke was consistently repudiated by the Republican Party whenever he tried to run as a member of that party.

Check your facts: Duke was elected as a Republican to a house seat in Louisiana. The district he proudly represented is a solid red district. So, yes, there definitely is a tie between the Republicans and the Klan -- a modern one, which the Republicans have used to their advantage as a small part of their very successful Southern Strategy. (Winning white racists over to their side from the Democrats.)

The same cannot be said of longtime democrat Senator from West Virginia and Exalted Cyclops of the KKK, Robert Byrd.

Two points here: 1) Byrd openly repudiated his Klan ties; Duke ran and won as a Republican Klan member. That is someone who openly admitted and avowed his ties to that group.

2) It's all up to the voters: Duke ran because he got a lot of racist white votes from his fellow Republicans in Louisiana. West Virginia is also a very red state in many ways. While Obama could win Virginia and North Carolina in 2008, he could never win in West Virginia with a white conservative electorate who always appreciated Byrd's ties to the Klan.

The running theme here is that a conservative can't be trusted to present a truthful argument, especially as it regards their deep-seated racism.

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The fact is that anything not having to do with breasts or guns is beyond the scope of most Anerikans intellectual grasp. The networks are well aware of this.

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Check your facts: Duke was elected as a Republican to a house seat in Louisiana. The district he proudly represented is a solid red district.

My facts are fine. The Republican party did not support him running, nor did they support him being elected. They did not want him running under the Republican name, either. You are not making a neccessary distinct between the Republican party and the voters. Duke's opponent John Treen's candidacy was endorsed by U.S. President George H. W. Bush, former President Ronald Reagan, and other notable Republicans, as well as the Democrat Victor Bussie who was president of the Louisiana AFL-CIO. I do not doubt there is a great deal of connection between the voters in his district and the Klan, but that does not extend to the Republican party itself that did all they could to distance themselves from his repulsiveness.

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President Obama's use of an executive order on immigration -- and the response -- is very similar to the response of white racists at President Truman's executive order forcing complete integration of the U.S. armed forces. It's amazing.

Now, of course, Harry Truman was a Democrat. and it is also true that the racists opposing him were almost exclusively from his own party. And this was where the Democratic Party created a schism within its ranks that led to an exodus of white racists out of the Party to join the Republicans. A tectonic shift was taking place. (Led by Sen. Strom Thurmond -- a lifelong virulent racist on whom the former Republican Senate leader lavished great praise, saying that America would have been much better off if he'd been elected president under his segregationist banner. David Duke couldn't have put it any better.)

You are not making a neccessary distinct between the Republican party and the voters

Make no mistake about it. When it came time for the openly avowed Klan leader, David Duke, to choose a party, he chose the Republicans.. Despite all their window-dressing denials, they were his ideological soul mates.

I do not doubt there is a great deal of connection between the voters in his district and the Klan, but that does not extend to the Republican party

Check your facts: There was a connection and it was purposely developed by the party as the southern strategy. It was admitted to openly by one former RNC leader -- who also openly apologized for it. But it is still very much in play. So based on this, I find it telling that you choose to defend the racist faction and completely ignore the initial statement which prompted the response:

The Klan has been from it's founding closely aligned with the Democrat party.

The writer asserts that the Klan is currently "closely aligned" with the Democratic party, as it has been from its founding. Duke would disagree. He wanted to align himself as closely as possible with the Republicans. Just as the white racist voters of his district did when they chose Duke (R).

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he chose the Republicans.. Despite all their window-dressing denials, they were his ideological soul mates.

Nope. He was a Democrat a long time before that. After being a Republican, he changed to something else. The Republicans wanted nothing to do with him. The Republican party had nothing in common with Duke. The Republican leaders did not endorse him or want anything to do with him.

Check your facts

As I wrote, I have. The Republican leaders were open about the fact they wanted nothing to do with Duke.

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The Republican leaders were open about the fact they wanted nothing to do with Duke.

So what attracted Duke to them so much?

The Republicans can't enjoy blowing dog-whistles and then complain when the dogs arrive. Reagan kicked off one of his campaigns -- purposefully -- in Philadelphia, Mississippi (where 3 civil rights workers were murdered), with a theme of states rights, with plenty of Republicans waving Dixie flags.

Reagan famously said the Democratic Party left him -- just as it left Strom Thurmond. Duke, as a "Reagan Democrat," couldn't have said it any better. You simply wish to remain blind to the obvious.

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So what attracted Duke to them so much?

What attracted him to the Democratic Party? What attracted him to the party he joined after the Republicans? Self-interest. That is what. He was trying to sell himself as a regular guy. He failed. He was in one term and out the next.

You are making much to do about nothing.

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You are making much to do about nothing.

As a white living in the Deep South for over 30 years, I can assure readers that the racism that expresses itself in so many ways is still alive and well.

Only someone in complete denial or in sympathy with the racism endemic in southern Republican politics, thanks to the southern strategy, would try to pass it off as "nothing." When a Republican Majority Leader publicly declares that the country would have been better off had an arch-Segregationist been elected (over Dwight Eisenhower), barely ten years ago, we know just how alive that spirit it is.

Much ado about nothing? That's exactly how David Duke would try to dismiss it. No wonder he is attracted to the GOP like a moth to a flame -- and why the vast majority of African Americans are repelled by them.

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Only someone in complete denial or in sympathy with the racism endemic in southern Republican politics, thanks to the southern strategy

Cheap shot and totally incorrect. I addressed the very real racism that is in the south. I was specifically discussing Duke and the Republican Party. The Republican Party rejected him. He is not a member of the Republican Party now. These are facts.

I do find it ironic that on a different subject, much of what you write matches almost exactly what Duke writes on his website. So, consider a look in the mirror please.

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Check your facts: Duke was elected as a Republican to a house seat in Louisiana. The district he proudly represented is a solid red district. So, yes, there definitely is a tie between the Republicans and the Klan -- a modern one, which the Republicans have used to their advantage as a small part of their very successful Southern Strategy. (Winning white racists over to their side from the Democrats.)

How ludicrous as if that makes the Republican party racist because he switched political sides. Come on, Yabits. ROFL you crack me up. Do you know how insulting that is to the many Blacks and other minorities that are Republican or even conservative??

Two points here: 1) Byrd openly repudiated his Klan ties; Duke ran and won as a Republican Klan member. That is someone who openly admitted and avowed his ties to that group.

A know Klans member and Byrd repudiated his past alleged crimes? Seriously and you believe that??? Because he is NOW or was a Democrat? Both Byrd and Duke are vile pieces of crap and both are deplorable people, period, Byrd is gone and Duke is completely irrelevant these days and never really was THAT much of an influential person.

2) It's all up to the voters: Duke ran because he got a lot of racist white votes from his fellow Republicans in Louisiana. West Virginia is also a very red state in many ways. While Obama could win Virginia and North Carolina in 2008, he could never win in West Virginia with a white conservative electorate who always appreciated Byrd's ties to the Klan.

So voting for Obama simply because he's Black is NOT racist? I keep forgetting Blacks and Democrats can't be racists, it's physically impossible.

This White House has played the racist card more than any other time in the nations history. If anyone is even close to racist it's the Democrats all the way.

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