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In this day and age of op-ed’, blogs, and so-called news sites, it is difficult for one to know what’s actually news and what’s an opinion or lie.  Newspapers, journalists, and news media use to be the most reliable place to go to for truth and investigative reporting to out the truth.  Today the line between truth and opinion has blurred. 
Did you hear about the 22-year-old nut-bag, Richard Poplawski, who shot and killed three officers earlier this month in Pittsburgh, when they responded to a domestic disturbance call his mother had placed.  Poplawski feared, as described by friends,’the Obama gun ban that’s on the way’ and ‘didn’t like out rights being infringed upon.’  Now where would one get that sort of information.  Poplawski was an avid visitor and follower of Infowars.com, a right -winged anti-Obama anti-government site run by a man fit for a straight jacket called Alex Jones.  Jones has been warning listeners about the Obama Deception for months, and even has a self proclaimed #1 online dvd with the same name.  
Now, you might say Poplawski is an isolated issue and that there are many nuts out there with crazy website proclaiming crazy things.  The chances of someone like this being taken seriously by mainstream where it influences the masses are slim.  Well, slim just became large.  Jones has been embraced and, even scarier ,mainstreamed by Fox News to continue there push for radical propaganda against Obama and America’s freedom. During a March 18 webcast of FoxNews.com’s  Freedom Watch, Andrew Napolitano introduced a segment about ‘what the government has done to take your liberty and your property away.’  He welcomed onto the show ‘the one, the only, the great Alex Jones,’ who began ranting about ‘exposing’ the New World Order and the threat posed by an emerging ‘global government.’  Jones ended his interview by warning of Obama’s ‘agenda’ for ‘gun confiscation, forced national service, and bankrupting the country to bring in total police-state control to America.’ (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZMdA06xbcU)  ‘I appreciate what you’re exposing,’ Napolitano told his guest.

Fox News is playing an increasingly erratic and dangerous game by embracing the type of paranoid coup d’etat and rhetoric that people like Poplawski are now acting on.  It has been stoking dark fears about the threat or armageddon that await an Obama America on a daily bases.  Programs like Glen Beck’s show, which night after night, and week after week rails against the president while denouncing him or his actions alternately, as Marxist, socialist, or fascist.  Going as far as saying that he thought the federal government, under the auspices of FEMA, was building concentration camps to round up Americans in order to institute totalitarian rule. (It wasn’t until this week that Beck was finally able to ‘debunk’ the FEMA conspiracy theory.) 

Have you seen Alexandra Pelosi’s documentary on HBO, Right America Feeling wronged.  It’s on demand at the moment. I’ve always made fun of the south and red states for their ignorance, but this is shock and aww.  Here are some quotes from the documentary:  

-‘ People at Obama rallies do not love America as much as Republicans’ 

– Alexandra Pelosi,’ Do you think there are two Americans?’ Man, ‘ Yes. The gay’s and working people.’

– ‘ Obama’s a Muslim who will get sworn in on the koran’

– ‘ We can’t even fly our confederate flags anymore’

– Alexandra Pelosi, ‘ What do you think of Barack Obama?’  Man, ‘I’m not too partial to blacks. America might be ready for a black president but the south         ain’t.  

– Alexandra Pelosi, ‘ If you were obama would y

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