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Sunday, October 30, 2016

OpEd: Is It Time To RESTRICT Protections For The MEDIA?


theodore M I R A L D I.
While Media has for many decades been the Gatekeeper between Government and its Citizens, it may be time to take a second look at this over-riding Privilege and Protections. No longer do we look to the monuments of Journalism as our Arbitrators of Truth.
Gone is the image of civility and unbias news once the backbone Americans relied upon to assess what Government had, and was planning to do in running our nation.
Americans used to gather around their TV's watching Morrow, Brinkley and Cronkite, fatherly figures we trusted and admired.
Today we watch Kelly, Maddow and Cooper and wonder why our nation is in a free-fall from the truth. Can these Actors ever be Objective?
The Ist Amendments Intent was to protect Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, Assembly, and Petition Government for Redress of Grievances. So why is the mainstream press on a mission to dilute these very rights?
No longer the Protector of the Public Conscience, but the mechanism of Propaganda for a party that looks more like a party of Socialists or Communists trying to promote an old narrative of Human Slavery.
Establishment Media no longer promotes the Freedom of all Americans against Government Corruptions, but uses the power of its words to vilify honest debate.

3 comments:

  1. Anonymous12:41 PM EDT

    Why is it so difficult to understand TRUTH? Does no one know that lies harm others? Is it simply to make money that people alter the truth. . . . sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me? That is an untruth. LIES harm the lives of others. . . . .

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  2. DO NOT AMEND THE CONSTTTITUTION, I AM SERIOUS, LET WE THE PEOPLE FIX THE PROBLEM. THIS CAN BE DONE BY SIMPLY NOT BUYING A NEWS PAPER, LISTEN TO A RADIO BROADCAST NEWS STATION, OR THE TV NEWS. AS THE AUDIENCE LEAVES AND READERSHIP DIES OFF, THESE PAPERS, RADIO STATIONS AND TV STATIONS WILL EITHER DIE OR WAKE UP AND GET RID OF THE FAKERS ON CAMERA AND HIRE SOME HONEST REPORTERS WHO KNOW HOW THE TALK THE TRUTH AND FACTS.

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  3. Our founders gave great latitude in the 1st Amendment for freedom of the press...expecting those members of the media to be watchdogs against tyranny. Those Federalists must be turning over in their graves...but the answer is not to limit speech...especially of we the people....who are speaking out loudly this election cycle that we are wanting to take our country back. It's all about who gets to appoint Judges to the Supreme Court...if we are to remain a Constitutional Republic or slip into becoming a Socialist/Marxist Country. Praying we turn blue states red.

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