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Pew Research: Study finds MSNBC is 85% Opinion Commentary, not 'News'! Out-'foxing' FOX!

Here's the hilarious part: FauxNews is 'only' 55% in pure Onion opinion commentary! And CNN? 'Only' 46%!

The Changing TV News Landscape

by Mark Jurkowitz, Paul Hitlin, Amy Mitchell, Laura Santhanam, Steve Adams, Monica Anderson and Nancy Vogt of Pew Research Center

The news programs that Americans watch on national cable channels and their local television stations have changed significantly in recent years while the network evening newscasts have remained remarkably stable, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.

On cable, the news structure of the three channels—the mix of interviews, packaged segments and live coverage—has changed. After relying on significantly distinct formats five years ago, the three rivals now look strikingly similar.

At the same time, some of the differences that demarcated daytime cable from prime time have also eroded in the past five years. Traditionally known for its attention to breaking news, daytime cable’s cuts in live event coverage and its growing reliance on interviews suggest it may be moving more toward the talk-oriented evening shows. This transition may cut the costs of having a crew and correspondent provide live event coverage.

CNN, which has branded itself around reporting resources and reach, cut back between 2007 and 2012 on two areas tied to that brand—in-depth story packages and live event coverage. Even so, CNN is the only one of the three big cable news channels to produce more straight reporting than commentary over all. At the other end of that spectrum lies MSNBC, where opinion fills a full 85% of the channel’s airtime.

Oh they "Lean[-ed] Foward" alright, to pure 100% Edward Bernays & Josef Goebbels la la land!

Not that we 'needed' any hard statistics to prove what all acute political observers have known, but here's just some data to backup what y'all have always intuited.

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Ron Paul Was Right

yes indeed-y!

or as I like to call them, MS-DNC

Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

in light of this smear job:

WarProfiteering REAL racist funded Rachel Madcow goes after Ron Paul and Alex Jones

Published on Apr 27, 2013

Rachel Maddow Goes After Ron Paul and Alex Jones Over Boston False Flag


this post needs a bumpity, along with this expose on Rachel Madcow, the disgusting lying, propagandist MSDNC pressitute WHORE for the GE warmachine, the hypocritical mouthpiece who makes millions annually, while bitching that alt.media audience actually fund their operation, Madcow whose audience only consists of morons, busy soccermoms, and grannies who still trust the days of 3 channel media and the American Empire, she needs to be exposed, once and for all:



On the hypocritical warprofeeter's whore mouthpiece Madcow peddling her 'anti-war' book, "Drift," and of all places, Daily Paul actually promoting it:

Thanks Jack, for pointing out this clip for reference purposes.

Submitted by AnCapMercenary on Wed, 06/20/2012 - 11:34. Permalink

That said, the plain truth of the matter is that Rachel Maddow is THE first beneficiary of the the 'weirdly at peace with perpetual war,' as her 51%-parent employer of MSNBC, General Electric (GE) is a DIRECT beneficiary of the very WarFarist corporatist fascist policies she speaks of.

Not to mention the fact that Jeff Immelt, the former head of GE, is now on oBUSHma econ team, along with the fact that GE's real 'other' business: finance & credit, in which Fed.Reserve all too happily bailed out.

It's time to put the final nail in the coffin of 'Oh look, those MSDNC hacks like Rachel Madcow are finally coming around'-nonsense, once and for all.

Rachel Maddow is NO FRIEND to Dr. Ron Paul, nor Dr. Rand Paul, nor to us, the R3VOLutionaries or the Liberty/Freedom Movement as a whole.

In case you were wondering, 'then, why the heck did Doug Wead make TWO recent appearances on her show?'

1of2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9x28_I9oIVg
2of2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXYIXkCX8wk

Doug strategically targeted MSDNC like Maddow, Alex Witt, and Mrs.Greenspan's shows, BECAUSE many disaffected liberals and independents still watch MSDNC for info, and many within the R3VOLution were getting weary and beginning to doubt the 'shadow delegate strategy.'

Do you guys realize that the entire official RP2012 campaign took a significant calculated risk when they publicized part of OUR delegate strategy, to rest of the world?

Sure, for our activists on the ground and our adversaries who are having to succumb to it, that reality was beginning to become clear, and a known fact. However, even with such already-public-info, being on TV has the effect of overtly publicizing it, even more, even if that MSM mad-dash is brief. Remember, we do live in a nation with 2sec attention span. How else do you think 51% of the population have already forgotten and ignored how we got into Iraq with lies in the first place, are openly calling to be lied to, again, to go into Iran?

Doug's appearance on her show was Doug simply masterfully playing her, not the other way around. He said just as much and as just as little as what was needed to be said. Notice how Wead did not go back on Maddow's show, even after 'he mistakenly' stated that Dr. Paul 'won' the Washington County in ME in 2008?

This is precisely why Doug is our best weapon. He instantly disarmed her with minor flattery, dropped some facts, knowledge, and meme, and let nature take its course. She bit, and ran with it, 'ALL ON HER OWN.'

Now most of Maddow's subsequent segments about the GOP nomination process, caucuses and the delegate count is that NO ONE really knows what's going on:


This is Wead's masterful political Aikido at work: you let your enemies do the work for you.

And you want to know just how Rachel Maddow became one of the LAST to leave Air America Radio and got a TV show out of it, along with Thom Hartmann, another fake-ass 'empathy liberal?'

Just listen to her evolution from an informed 'team player' to behind the scenes kiss ass within a bankrupt organization.


Unfiltered was a show on Air America Radio with Lizz Winstead, the original creator of Comedy Central's the DailyShow when Craig Kilborn hosted it, and Chuck D of the rap legend Public Enemy.

I would know, because I used to listen to that show and Garofalo's Majority Report with Same Seder, almost daily, throughout the entire 2004, the sole year that AAR was on the air with its original staff full time, all the while listening to Alex Jones show at the same time! LOL

Yes, she's one of 'those' kids y'all hated in Middle School; you know, those who kissed ass to survive while feigning empathy for her 'friends' after they got fired, while she saved her own ass, not out of merit, but because she 'played the game.' She never really said a peep to 'defend her buddies' when AAR fired her co-host Lizz Winstead, and later on when their marquee talents Mike Malloy and Randi Rhodes also got fired.

Yup, too much inside baseball, but regardless.

She's a survivor. Nothing wrong with that per-se, but is indicative of how she also survived the Keith Olbermann axing at MSDNC, when she used to be Keith's 'substitute teacher.'

Maddow has long broken our olive branch, and spat at us, as she clearly chose to do so when she interviewed Rand, on the night of his primary victory.

1of3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqnHVYUZGYw
2of3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ61qYT3Pe8
3of3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQIruPUw8Mc

That interview wasn't just about her having anywhere near shape or form a major gripe with Rand on policy issues, but pulling the racecard, fully aware that Dr. Paul may run again in 2012, to build THEIR case that 'see, the Pauls are generationally "racist"'-meme in prep for their full-on newsletter smear campaign in Nov-Dec 2011 and Jan 2012 portion of the RP2012 campaign.

Not to mention, she destroyed ANY chance of L-R coalition against corporatism & bailouts, illegal wars, imperialism, and civil rights violations at home, when she basically ambush-smeared Rand.

Why the all out venom against Rand, then, but not Ron?

As a Senator, Rand is the ONLY ONE of the Pauls who can single-handedly stop any legislation from moving forward, as witnessed time and time again in his short stint in Senate.

THAT is why they maligned Rand so viciously. Representatives on the most part are 'easier to ignore.' But Senators, you cannot ignore. They HAVE to pay attention to him, because even if liberals despise him, the outcome of those legislation affect their own agenda.

So, Maddow instantly killed the chance of a broader L-R coalition with that single act. And if anyone thinks that, that interview was anywhere near 'organic' in nature, that person has not been paying attention to politics or TV for very long.

Rachel Maddow is unfortunately still an influential faux-intellectual for the Left. That's why the smear against the Pauls have been more pronounced than it should've been. I mean you guys didn't think that Maddow kept inviting Dr. Paul on after 2008 election cycle without knowing about the 'newsletters' did ya? If she truly did and put it into context and knew that RP had NOTHING to do with writing them, do you think she would've still pulled the racecard on Rand?

Remember 'betrayal' has a lingering effect.

And no, her audience weren't the ones betrayed, WE the R3VOLution were, as she feigned cozying up to Dr. Paul, all the while prepping the ambush. Why else do you suppose it was on HER show that Rand announced his Senate run?

It's because Dr. Paul and Maddow have built-up a good rapport. But, what does she do with that good faith? She signals and propagandizes that 'see this guy, heck, their entire family is not to be trusted! and you my dear audience have all been 'betrayed!''

I'd say she is a prime example of someone who feigns indignantly for moral justice, even though hypocritically when the complainant is a chief beneficiary of such 'injustice.'

Of course, anyone is welcome to buy or promote her book, as long as y'all are fully aware of the hands that feed her. But, I maintain that the best use for such CYA (Cover Your Ass) pulp fiction from a statist scribe and actor (because all political wonks on TV are actors. As Gerald Celente so often says, "Politics are ShowBiz for Ugly People." And that includes commentators, not just politicians) is, if the book is thick enough, to fuel your wood-burning stove or fireplace with. Or, if thin enough, as a toilet paper.o)

Not saying you or the mods are actively praising Maddow for beginning to 'waking up,' but nevertheless, putting a link to buy her book is like putting a link to sign up for neocon AEI, American Enterprise Inst. membership.

Or, more apropos of her purported leftist leanings, a membership at the Center for American Progress, and its internet advocacy arm, Think Progress, ALL setup by John Podesta, Bill Clinton's former Chief of Staff who set up the very 1998 Saddam Hussein decapitation policy that Dr. Paul was so adamantly warning the entire country against.

Podesta didn't stop there. Before March 2003 Iraq Invasion, he was all over the airwaves 'reluctantly' PUSHING FOR Iraq Invasion, including, on OPRAH!!! -- (hard to find clip on that, Oprah's copyright & all)

Oh it gets better: now Podesta wants Iraq War, the very war that he pushed within the Bowels of WH in 1998, again in 2003, TO END!

Guess we all must seem like a bunch of historically amnesic pliable peons to them.

Yes, THOSE 'peaceful' liberals.

So while Ctr4Am.Progress/Think Progress occasionally edits anti-RINO clips, they're not 'catching' them in the act because they're principled, they're doing so because their agenda is to perpetuate the partisan divide by simply catching Republicans and shine a negative light on anyone who call themselves a "conservative."

If one were to go through ALL of MSNBC and ThinkProgress' archives on Dr. PaulS, both Ron and Rand, see if there are more positives or more significantly, non-QUANTITATIVELY but higher volume of QUALITATIVELY more negative type of significant smears and maligning against the Pauls.

Then you be the judge, and tell me if you think these partisans like Maddow is for real, having a revelation, a catharsis, or simply CYA moment.

I would've bought the 'building coalition' before her treatment of Rand. If you guys actually track the initial media attacks against the Tea Party, this should be all too obvious.

For most on the Left, they had NO CLUE as to what "libertarianism" at large were, until Jane Mayer's August 30, 2010 'exposé' on the Koch Bros.

That article was solely done to smear libertarianism as "heartless and utopian."

And, who is the most famous libertarian alive? Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul.

So essentially, they've built up a phony enemy: astro-turf TeaParty, to knock down, while surreptitiously, subconsciously driving the propaganda agenda that "Ron Paul and his libertarians are the REAL enemy!"-meme.

Frankly, however disgusting, as far as evil ploys go, it's been pretty successful. Just look around, even the stolen primaries and caucuses.

Until that article, you've never heard MSM talk so much, so feverishly trying to smear anything 'libertarian' from Ayn Rand (remember all the 'Ron Paul named his own son after Ayn Rand!-meme?), to F.A. Hayek, to 'irrelevant' Ludwig von Mises.

To which I say, whoTF? Robert who??


The liberals NEEDED to malign libertarianism, as frankly that and the Freedom Movement as a whole IS the ONLY real political movement in this country. That is why they had to make Tea Party as what it is today post-TeaPartyExpress/Nation corporatist astroturf: as a mere outgrowth of Koch Bros' empire.

Wanna know the most hilarious part? Most liberals haven't got a clue that NPR/PBS' largest donors are the Kochs, not to mention, BigOil as a whole. You almost can't watch a show not sponsored by Exxon-Mobil, BP or Koch Bros, and these idiots have the nerve to accuse those of us who simply do not buy their control-freak meme that does nothing to address pollution: Peak Oil Carbon Tax.

Oh yeah, they've been at this for a long time.

Maddow is a mouthpiece for THE largest corporatist corporation in the world, not to mention, despite what recent SIPRI study conveniently omitted in their Top 10 list (they placed them at 18th), THE BIGGEST Military Industrial Complex contractor in the world is still GE, General Electric who still owns 51% of MSNBC, despite post-Comcast merger.

So for all her talk, Maddow's bi-weekly salary check is literally dipped in blood of innocents that her parent company's bomber jet-engines aided in.

Not only that, for all her feigning moral righteousness and maligning Dr. Paul and Rand on Civil Rights Act and the newsletters, her entire adult career is predicated on the fact that she's a Rhodes Scholar.

Who is Cecil Rhodes of the scholarship's eponymous sake? He was basically a corporatist viceroy for the British Crown, who made his fortunes in blood diamonds (founder of DeBeers monopoly), slavery, concentration camps against Dutch settlers/outlanders/Boers & their descendants, and made money on both sides of the conflict.


'The other side's version' on Cecil: http://www.cecilrhodes.co.za/

Sound familiar? It should, the Nazis based their concentration camps modeled after Cecil Rhodes' and US Fed.Govt's version against the Native Americans.

Frankly the entire Viceroy/"Round Table" model since the days of the British Dutch East India Company colonial corporatist fascist were in full effect in South Africa, and decidedly in the American South.


Cecil John Rhodes PC, DCL (5 July 1853 – 26 March 1902[1]) was an English-born South African businessman, mining magnate, and politician. He was the founder of the diamond company De Beers, which today markets 40% of the world's rough diamonds and at one time marketed 90%.[2] An ardent believer in British colonial imperialism, he was the founder of the state of Rhodesia, which was named after him. In 1964, Northern Rhodesia became the independent state of Zambia and Southern Rhodesia was thereafter known simply as Rhodesia. In 1980, Rhodesia, which had been de-facto independent since 1965, was granted independence by Britain and was renamed Zimbabwe. South Africa's Rhodes University is also named after Rhodes. He set up the provisions of the Rhodes Scholarship, which is funded by his estate.

Historian Richard A. McFarlane views Rhodes "as integral a participant in southern African and British imperial history as George Washington or Abraham Lincoln are in their respective eras in United States history... most histories of South Africa covering the last decades of the nineteenth century are contributions to the historiography of Cecil Rhodes."[3]

...Rhodes wanted to expand the British Empire because he believed that the Anglo-Saxon race was destined to greatness. In his last will and testament, Rhodes said of the British, "I contend that we are the first race in the world and that the more of the world we inhabit the better it is for the human race."[25] He wanted to make the British Empire a superpower in which all of the British-dominated countries in the empire, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Cape Colony, would be represented in the British Parliament.[26] Rhodes included American students as eligible for the Rhodes scholarships. He said that he wanted to breed an American elite of philosopher-kings who would have the United States rejoin the British Empire. As Rhodes also respected the Germans and admired the Kaiser, he allowed German students to be included in the Rhodes scholarships. He believed that eventually the United Kingdom (including Ireland), the USA and Germany together would dominate the world and ensure peace.[7]

Most hilarious part?

"Confusingly for the modern reader, self-government of the type Rhodes supported was known as "colonialism". The opposed policy, direct control of a colony from London, was known as "imperialism". This should be kept in mind when reading documents from this time."

You gotta love a true bigot who rationalizes eugenicist racial superiority nonsense and slavery as "colonialism" (you know, over the African natives, and 2nd generation European settler 'colonists') vs. "imperialism." All that says is that they TOO wanted to have a bunch of subjects to lord over, but just not be told how to do it from London.

Ever wonder WHY it is that the Ruling Class always introduced the first post-'civil rights'-era police forces to be a native of the formerly outwardly oppressed population, be they Native Americans, or blacks?

Because when 'one of your own' is policing you, it SEEMS 'less racist,' even though they're still carrying out the racist policies of the Ruling Class, ON BEHALF of the Ruling Class.

Or in case of Africa, ever wonder why it is that post-colonial era rulers are always native African dictators, who almost always end up being much more brutally violent against 'their own people' than their former European colonizers? It's the generational brainwashed self-hatred, translated into taking out all the pent up energy of the colonial era, with much of their former Euro rulers gone, they simply take it out on 'their lessers,' all the while still being funded to do so by the SAME European fascist corporatist imperialist colonial ruler, behind the scenes. It is to propagate the Euro-colonial centric meme of 'see we were better rulers than your own current dictators.'

Examples are endless: Mao, post-English colonialism, Pol-Pot post-their Indo-French-Chinese rulers.

The psychology behind EVERY form of mind slavery is that the oppressed seeks out another group TO oppress. Just look at what Israelis are doing to Palestinians, post-their own oppression at the hands of the Nazis.

Or in our case, black cops in black communities. They are often far more brutal against 'their own people' than a typical racist cop patrolling their neighborhood in the 1960's. Of course, it is a different era, so a current black cop's violations 'against their own people' seems proportionally, obviously seems even more pronounced today.

But is this really any different behavior than the statistically higher number of VICTIMS of child abuse and domestic violence, whom unfortunately grow up to be child abusers and wife-beaters themselves? Plus what is almost always the common denominators with serial killers? Bad, abusive childhood.

Likewise, Rhodes and his scholarship are just an 'intellectual' policy extension of the same imperialist slave mentality meme.

Rhodes Scholarship is nothing but a program to essentially educate the next generation of sycophantic policy lackeys and groom viceroys for the English Crown, and continue the march of imperial colonialism. Is there any doubt that Bill Clinton, another Rhodes Scholar, were fully living up to Cecil Rhodes' last will and testament?

But, just like how forming the USO as a consolation prize by the convicted WAR CRIMINAL Sen. Prescott Bush can NEVER erase his crimes, nor can Cecil's Rhodes Scholarship.

In fact there are no worse disgusting individuals than the entire roster of actors on MSDNC from Maddow, to Larry O'Donnell, and Ed 'PsychoTalk' Schultz, the other MSDNC douchecbags who feigned niceties to Dr. Paul in the past, just to get him on in an attempt to smear him.




It's like how many more clips does one need to see, to 'get' what the REAL GE's MSDNC and their lackeys like Maddow, Crazy Ed and Larry O'Dunno's agenda is??

Indeed, Maddow is a good place to start, if you want to teach someone about how a sophisticated propaganda works. Just look at her entire career, as a whole, along with the clips of incessant smear campaign waged by ALL her colleagues on MSDNC.

So I kindly ask that you or the mods, to please take this thread off the frontpage, if not, at the least, please take the link to 'buy her book' off, unless you also want to place a link to buy works of Joseph Goebbels, or John Maynard Keynes on the frontpage, too.

Thank you.

Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul


in light of the fact that it seems even some at DP still are not fully aware of who or what MADCOW is, and represents


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"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

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Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

the picture that's worth a million words:

The Graph of their study:


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"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul



Even CNN is about 50/50

Most trusted name in news lol



What I find more interesting, from airtime and intra organizational POV, the fact that they'd spend more time spinning what little 'truths' they do communicate.

15% 'truth', and 85% of the time spinning that said 15% 'truth'.

I always wondered about the metrics, the quantificaions of a liar, 'evil' person, etc.

Seriously can you be a Dr. Mengle for 85% of your life, but devote 15% of every waking hr of one's remaining time on earth repenting and actively helping out the weak, the meek, the disadvantaged, etc?

I mean technically, are you a 'liar' liar, per-se, if, like CNN you 'only' lie 46% of the time?? LOL

Rhetorical, but still...

Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul



Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul