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John Armor Article in Human Events

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 30, 2008

Local author, raconteur, and former primary candidate in the GOP NC-11 race, has an article on Human Events entitled, “Anybody Remember The Red Lion Case?” and here is a snippet to whet your appetite for more:

…What Justice White does not include in his opinion is the relative availability of media when he was writing his opinion. There were slightly more than 4,000 daily newspapers in the United States, then. Most major cities had competing dailies. Some cities like Chicago and New York, had more than six competing newspapers.

At the same time, in 1969, the number of TV licenses were in the hundreds, and there were fewer radio licenses than newspapers.

Today, all of those figures are reversed. The number of daily newspapers is down to about 2,000 and declining. The number of TV stations are above 10,000, and the number of radio stations about five times as many. Given cable and satellite technologies, the average American household now has access to at least 100 TV channels, plus dozens of specialized radio stations. That average household has access to less than two daily newspapers.

It was this change in the facts which led the FCC to end the Fairness Doctrine almost thirty years ago. The disparity, with print media declining and electronic media growing, has continued apace since then. This huge advantage in favor of individual access to broadcast channels that offer what they want, is increased by orders of magnitude when the Internet, plus pod casting, are added to the mix.

Those who are arguing for reestablishment of the Fairness Doctrine have not done their homework….

Source: Human Events

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You can bet everything you own that the Democrats will get a new Fairness Doctrine in place if Barack Obama is elected President, and that will mean the end of AM Radio.

Fortunately for us, the Internet will be here for the conservative commentators to utilize to side step the ban on conservative talk. That will be good for people who have access to DSL or faster Internet connections, but not for the millions who are on dial up, or listen while on the road, or away from computers.

Will wireless carriers be able to stream Internet radio? Or will people employ a work around like I did while WZNN/WZGM was offering talk radio programming? (I used a transmitter to take the audio from an AM Radio and transmit it on FM so I could hear the faint 1350 kHz signal on my Walkman on an empty slot on the FM Dial, usually 87.9 MHz, up to a mile from my pickup).

I am firm in my belief that if the Fairness Doctrine is passed, we will find a way around it…for the Neo-Stalinist Democrats do not understand the power of freedom, and the utility of Free Markets…that is one reason lefty talk never took hold. They just don’t get it, and never will.

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Old Glory Radio Show for July 25th

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 26, 2008

Here is tonight’s show of Old Glory Radio:

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BTR: Fausta’s Blog for June 27th

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 27, 2008

At 11:00 AM Eastern, Fausta will have blogger and author on the show. Among the topics will be politics, the 2008 Campaign, and yesterday’s landmark decision by the Supreme Court:

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Fausta’s Blog

Kevin’s Blog, Musclehead Rvolution

Kevin’s Books, On Amazon

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On Blog Talk Radio Tonight, June 24th

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 25, 2008

Sorry for the light posting today, I’ve been under the weather.

7:00 PM

First up this evening is Loki and Eeevil Conservative, who are hosting The Halls of Valhalla on American Truth Warriors:


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A Newt One

9:00 PM

Then we have Andrea Shea King. From her show notes…Madame Pelousy wants to shut us up.Update on Broadcasters Freedom Act. From the Front Lines, and what’s going on in Israel — assassination attempt?

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Radio Patriot

10:00 PM

Next up is Political Pistachio. On this show…The Ugly Truth About America’s Public Schools – Join guest karen Holgate, co-editor of “From Crayons To Condoms” to discuss the hard truth about what is going on in our public schools.

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Political Pistachio

11:00 PM

Last up is Josh Allem with his keen observations and commentary of politics and anything else:

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Joshua P. Allem

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A Fund To Elect Conservatives to the U.S. Senate

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 17, 2008

Red State Radio interviewed Senator DeMint (R-SC), and you can listen here.

More information about the fund.

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Possible Link of E coli Tomato Scare to Bathroom Habits of Illegal Aliens

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 16, 2008

Tom Fredriksen has an interesting podcast:

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Old Glory Radio Live Video Show

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 7, 2008

Here is Tom Fredriksen’s regular Friday show, which begins at 9pm Eastern Time:

Website

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BTR: The Gathering Storm Report The Ed Morrissey Show for June 6th

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 6, 2008

This show is hosted by two wonderful bloggers, WC and Always both shows in this post start at 3pm:

Friday, June 6 (60 minutes): Gary Swenchonis and Vadim
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1. Gary Swenchonis is the father of Gary G. Swenchonis, Jr., one of the seventeen sailors murdered on the USS Cole by Islamic terrorists on October 12, 2000. We will discuss with him the USS Cole Case and the Yemeni regime. Please read HERE the letter written by Gary G. Swenchonis, Sr., to the president of Yemen.

2. Vadim is the blogmaster of World Divided: Breaking the News…into Pieces, a site which goes beyond political correctness, imposed by the editors of main stream media outlets. We will discuss with Vadim the further rise of Islam in Africa, secret Israeli dealings with Muslim countries, and the 2008 election and its significance for Israel.


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If you are unable to listen live to this week’s edition of the radio show, you can listen later by CLICKING HERE.

UPCOMING SHOWS
June 13: Ted Shoebat
June 20: Bill Warner and Ellen R. Sheeley
June 27: Bosch Fawstin and Steven Bradley

And here is another excellent show, this time a video show, The Ed Morrissey Show, for which there is no specific teaser other than on Friday’s Ed and Co. have an enjoyable 90 minute week-in-review look at the week gone by.

Video clips hosted by Ustream

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BTR: Patriot Action with Wyatt and Matt

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 4, 2008

Wyatt and Matt discuss the issues of the day from a conservative point of view starting at 8pm for an hour.


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BTR: Loki and Eeevil Conservative on A Newt One

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 4, 2008

Loki and Eeevil Conservative discuss the issues of the day. Show begins at 7pm, and last for two hours.


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