by Brian Wilson: The
Presidential Debate #2
now, most astute LRC readers have had it up to here with
The Fiscal Cliff. Add to that: Fast & Furious… Benghazi… Susan
Rice… Petraeus… Obama…. Biden… Romney… Ryan… unemployment…the Fed…Bernanke…gold…
Greece… Israel… Hamas… Syria… Hillary… drones… Taliban… Afghanistan…
Obama… GM… Volt… Sandy… Christe… Bloomberg… food stamps... Obamacare…
Boehner… Reid… Pelosi… Congress… Obama… Debt Ceiling…taxes… inflation…
deflation… hyperinflation… Weimar Republic… Muslim Brotherhood…
Morsi… China… Belcher… Norquist… Costas… gun control… (did I mention
Obama?)...and I suspect most astute LRC readers have had it up to
All of the
above have one toxic thing in common: the Mainstream Media, the
dreaded "MSM", the giant double-barrel filter of bias
and ignorance through which all (approved) info flows into our TVs,
radios, newspapers, computers and eventually our brains, opinions
and perspectives. Although most astute LRC readers have maintained
a shield of accurate information protecting their cranium’s internals
from MSM mis-truths, half-truths and outright lies, the majority
of "low information" citizen news consumers aren’t so…well,
astute. Most Americans have no first-hand knowledge of a totalitarian
government, ideological conformity, and blatant propaganda. How
else to explain "Jersey Shore"? "Buckwild"?
In a pragmatic sense, the media is our teacher. It informs, interprets
and instructs: "We’ll tell what it means…" We’ll
tell you what to wear…" "We’ll tell you how bad it’s
going to be….""We’ll tell you if you need to worry…""We’ll
tell you what your child is thinking…."…greedy corporations""…that
wacky Ron Paul". When Americans spend an average of 4-5
hours per day watching/listening to socialists, Marxists, collectivists,
fascists and useful idiots, consider the impact. Look at the evidence
in the paw prints of the fabled Blind-Squirrel-Finds-Nut parable,
a renowned syndicated talk radio colleague recently seized on a
caller’s brilliant observation hiding in plain sight: "The
problem is the media! If you could figure out what to do about The
Media, you’d been a trillionaire!" Sadly, the host remains
blind to the fact he is "The Media" as much
as the NYT, WaPo, ABCCBSNBCCNNFOX, except he and his clones expectorate
non-stop, high-colonic neo-con drivel mixed with self-serving platitudes
and sprinkled with just enough crumbs of fact to keep the average
listener hooked and "low informed" while the networks
continue to slide down the razor blade of liberal lies and obfuscations.
But I digress.
While not particularly
motivated in acquiring Trillionaire status, I have been researching
the "What To Do About The Media" question for quite a
while and it has led me to this:
What if there
is a solution to the MSM dominance of information distribution?
What if you could turn on your radio (or any preferred listening
device) and hear Lew Rockwell live commenting on the current
state of affairs? What if you could listen to Tom Woods being interviewed
about secession? What if by simply pushing a button, Ron Paul would
be speaking to you about on-going solutions to restore Liberty?
What if Walter Williams was coming out of your ear buds with his
unique take on the policies and events shaping our time? What if
the News was presented without a political "filter"; that
reported and analyzed current events and eliminated political "spin",
featuring a policy of respect for integrity, accuracy and fact?
What if it was coupled with commentary that examined events in the
light of classic liberalism, libertarianism and free market principles?
What if you could choose to listen to – and call to speak with
Judge Andrew Napolitano instead of Rush Limbaugh? Gerald Celente
instead of Sean Hannity? Jesse Ventura instead of Glenn Beck? What
if you could do this in real time? What if there were broadcasts
featuring Tom Sowell, James Bovard, Bob Wenzel, Tom DiLorenzo, Karen
Kwiatkowski, Paul Craig Roberts, David Gordon, Karen De Coster,
and Charles Goyette? What if you and millions of Ron Paul followers
as well as the other millions (billions?) around the world searching
for that one central source of information
focused on the issues impacting Liberty and Freedom could access,
listen, read and absorb hese and other great thinkers and authors
24/7 as easily as flipping a switch wherever you may be? What if
this was not only possible, but could actually be available in 90
days? What if you could make this happen?
We can do this.
Want to help? Let me know. We’re ready to begin the Libertas
Wilson [send him mail],
nationally ignored talk show host and occasional LRC un-indicted
co-contributor, is currently annoying miniscule audiences in a number
of markets from his technically challenged studios safely outside
the dictatorship of Toledo.
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