Newspaper Bailout?

Discussion in 'The Fire For Effect and Totally Politically Incorr' started by Bubblehead, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead New Member

    Mar 7, 2008
    Pioneer, CA
    Here's the headline:

    Obama open to newspaper bailout bill

    I guess the White House is starting to panic at the thought of losing their main propaganda machine.

    I will miss the crosswords, but that is all. The rest is just disinformation and meaningless junk.

  2. He already tells them what to print, so he might as well go ahead and buy them...with OUR money!:mad::mad::rolleyes:

  3. navis128

    navis128 New Member

    Sep 15, 2009
    If they hadn't thrown away their tradition of Objective Journalism, they wouldn't have lost as many readers.

    I don't want nor need a subscription, I wish I could "opt out".
  4. Rocket J Squirl

    Rocket J Squirl New Member

    Jul 20, 2009
    We need as many newpapers to go under as possible

    How else can we be responsible recyclers and rid them of all their linotype?
  5. kingchip

    kingchip New Member

    Jul 2, 2009
    Marble Falls, Texas
    Wait a minute. How am I supposed to house train my new dogs? And the parakeet? What are y'all thinking?

    Seriously, if you can't bring your product in line with what it is that consumers desire, tough sheet.
  6. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Postal BS.:rolleyes:
  7. muddober

    muddober Active Member

    Sep 19, 2008
    Carson City Nevada
    I am of the opinion that the government bailing out any newspaper would be a US Constitution first amendment violation. Think about it for a minute. How could we have freedom of the press if the government is financially backing any major news source? If this happens it will nullify the term conflict of interest. My guess is that those bastards in congress supporting such a bailout will argue that the constitution only guarantees freedom of the press and there is no constitutional prohibition of government creating a controlled bias.

    This thing is getting worse by the minute.:mad:

  8. Room 101

    Room 101 Former Guest

    Sep 17, 2009
    You are ruining it for them. Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!

    I think they could have used some 0f the 23.7 trillion dollars they stole from the people in the last bailout.

    They will argue how can the press be free if it is not existent. And the robot will agree.
  9. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    When the inflation hits from all the $$ Bary is printing, you can use paper money for both.
  10. Terry_P

    Terry_P New Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    23.7 T huh?

    Lets see my GM Bonds are now pretty much worthless because of the government intervention so lets see if we can make them all worthless, yes we can.
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