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Response to marions ghost (Reply #30)

Sun Apr 6, 2014, 10:59 PM

93. They have never stopped

 

we went and watched Cesar Chavez yesterday... and one thing they showed were Rabies and Lutherans standing side by side with the workers. This happens, still, it never stopped. We have a local Interfaith Committee for Worker's Justice, and I suspect that almost every town has it, at least every major town. There is a difference. Those Rabbles (one from New York struck me as yup, like my local Rabi, Rabi Coskey), and Lutheran Padres were interviewed by CBS, NBC and ABC for the national newscast. You know the five O'Clock one.

These days, if they get interviewed when they show up, it is by alternative media like the paper that I don't work for, nor does it exist. Hell, the whole strike led by Chavez was covered by US National Media. THEY SENT REPORTERS to Delano California, to cover a bloody strike by the poorest of the poor that lasted five years. These days...I literally have to advocate and at times just cover it on my own. (I got a blog)

What changed though is that the RW nutjobs have the national media in their pocket. This started to change with Nixon. Then came the 1980s and the conservative revolution. Now it is starting to change (the coverage that is) because people are tired of this shit. And yes, people are leaving the (insert religion here) in droves.

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