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He started with AM radio (which she explains is particularly pernicious because of how intimate the relationship canada goose outlet is between the listeners and the hosts), then moved ion to Fox news and ended up making the rounds on the really nutball internet conspiracy sites.

It really changed him as a person, to the point that his own family could barely deal with him. She wanted canada goose jacket outlet sale to understand what had happened to him, so canada goose jacket outlet toronto she made this documentary in hopes of finding some way to get through to him.

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Canada Goose sale If I remember correctly, her dad had a couple of health problems, and when he was having those taken care of, his wife had the canada goose outlet new york remote reprogrammed so that he couldn easily access FOX. His radio broke and he 2014parka.com didn have it replaced. And his wife did all she could to redirect him to sources of actual news and toward more progressive opinions, editorials, and commentary rather than toward the conservative hate machine. So it was a gradual process of replacing his media junk food diet with actual information. But abstinence from that spigot was the only thing that made him better. Canada Goose sale

uk canada goose And it is pretty eerie seeing the difference between the angry, belligerent Fox new junkie dad and the dad who been off the propaganda spout for a few weeks. He like a different person entirely. uk canada goose

canada goose factory sale I don know if a media detox is possible for your dad, but maybe he be up for it if you challenged him to unplug for a canada goose outlet in vancouver month? Anyone is susceptible to this stuff if they are immersed in it 24 7. Maybe frame it as "Have you considered giving canada goose sale uk your brain a break from TV news for a while, Dad?" or something like that. canada goose factory sale

canada goose uk shop If you haven yet seen it, you might want to watch the documentary The Brainwashing of My Dad it a short but interesting and, I believe, really important little documentary. It acts as a good introduction to how corrosive and manipulative the conservative "hate, lies, outrage, and propaganda" media machine has become, and digs into how it came to be in the first place (through think tanks and shadowy conservative mega donors like the Kochs and Mercers). canada goose uk shop

canada goose My mother was a casual Fox user (she flip over and watch it sometimes in the evenings, for instance) until I asked her to watch this film. Then she was properly horrified about its purpose, intentions, and origins, and now she and my father both avoid it like the plague. canada goose

Fox is pure 100% GOP propaganda. It not debatable. It just a fact.

I am always a little bit surprised when these sorts of topics trend on this subreddit, because OF COURSE Fox "News", the propaganda network for the GOP, is not going to call attention to the flubs, fuckups, and outright criminality of the GOP and of this particular GOP administration.

A lot of people remain unaware that Fox is, and always has been, absolutely nothing other than a GOP propaganda network, and was conceived as such by Roger Ailes way back (before Watergate!) when he worked as Nixon media fixer.

It is canada goose outlet legit not, and never has been, a news network. It is a GOP not conservative, mind you, but GOP propaganda machine. Its purpose is to push the Overton window as far to the lunatic right as possible, to keep the meemaws and grandpappies ignorant of facts and properly afeared of the furriners, and to sow chaos and disinformation in the American political process.

Canada Goose Online I actually far, far more shocked that Ben Shapiro has found legitimate work for Newsweek magazine as a columnist. JFC. Do those people not know who they hired, or are they dipping into the slime stream of conservative sh!ll "media" for profits? Probably the second thing, I guess. Canada Goose Online

Not sure I agree 100% with your police work there, Lou.

canada goose coats on sale Look, Obama was amazing, but his "outsider" status (which helped burnish the romance of his candidacy for sure) meant that he hurtled headlong into the DC establishment swamp. He didn schmooze, he didn deal, he wasn interested in the culture or traditions that undergird the establishment there. In a lot of ways, McConnell ate his lunch, partly because Obama was playing a different game with different rules (and McConnell, Boehner, and Ryan would simply change the rules whenever Obama gained even a slight advantage). canada goose coats on sale

Canada Goose Parka I love Beto and you can clearly see I no disinfo bot or whatever. I just want to see people beating these fucks in DC. Canada Goose Parka

And just like you can break the rules of art until you understand the templates you smashing, politics is also an art form. Beto could use some practice on top of his massive supply of raw talent, is all I am saying.

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