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Signe Wilkinson

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  1. Matt Thorn

    Matt Thorn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    What the hell is this supposed to mean? Current was in serious trouble. Al Jazeera is a serious, high-quality news channel that wanted to enter the American market. I don’t even know what this cartoon is intended to imply. Al Gore is a greedy person for celling Current to Al Jazeera? Why? Why are Murdoch’s shenanigans okay while this sale is somehow suspect? Hate Arabas much, Signe?

  2. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, over 1 year ago

    Al Jazeera is a serious news agency, but is very slanted toward the interests of the Middle East. It has also been accused of supporting Islamofascist terrorism.
    I had never heard of Current until it recently appeared on channel 107 on my Comcast cable here in the Hershey, PA area.

  3. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 1 year ago

    @AshburnStadium

    Accused by FoxNews, you mean, which is very slanted towards the interest of the GOP and supports Christianfascist terrorism?
    Seems to me that the only way to understand the enemy is to look at them.

  4. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 1 year ago

    Neilson Ratings posted Current as 93 out of the 96 channels it rates. Current had a few good documentaries but generally it was to MSNBC what Rush Limbaugh is to FOX News. A more strident, more extreme – and therefore divisive – liberal voice, just as Rush is a divisive conservative voice.
    I am actually curious to see what Al Jazeera will show. Thomas Jefferson said we need to give voice to people even if they want to destroy our Constitution, if for no other reason but to know what is being said. Al Jazeera is trying to become “mainstream” with its focus on Muslim issues. I am “wise” enough to know how ignorant I am about the Muslim world. I watch about an hour a week of Fox news just to know what Murdoch’s lobbying arm is saying. I would like to know what the Muslim lobbying arm is saying also.
    That way, I can write more informed letters to my legislators on specific topics.
    It does not surprise me that one previous commentator would rather cancel a source of information, even information with which they disagree, rather than risk learning something. There are too many people in our nation who don’t want to hear any thing that contradicts preferred ideology, No matter how much evidence there is proving theories to be fact.
    Religion isn’t global warming tho. There is not math to prove which faith system is correct other than that there is X many of ‘them’, Y many of “those”, and Z many of some others.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  5. Jase99

    Jase99 said, over 1 year ago

    @Ms. Ima

    “First Al Gore tried to screw the middle class by forcing carbon credit sales down our throats.”

    The “cap and trade” program was the Republican endorsed alternative to stricter pollution laws during the Reagan Administration. Republicans argued that market forces would solve the issue. If you think the system of trading carbon credits are a detriment to the nation, you have the Republicans to blame.

  6. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year ago

    @Respectful Troll

    “Neilson Ratings posted Current as 93 out of the 96 channels….”

    If Al Jazeera is as neutral in its programming as it is on its English language news website, I don’t think you’ll see any Current or Limbaugh type of programs.

  7. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Mr. King

    You may enjoy Al Jazeera if you like unbiased news sources like BBC News. My cousin in the CIA says it’s one of his favorite sources."

    anyone who claims to be “unbiased” is not. Only a loony liberal and the agreed upon group think mentality think they are unbiased because everyone agrees with them.
    And yes your cia like them, know the source and know the spin and you get both sides. It is good to know what the other guy is trying to sell.

  8. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year ago

    Yesterday, I watched CSPAN for a little while. They aired a couple of hours(?) , translated, of Asad Bashar addressing the Syrian Parliament. Do you also wish to condemn CSPAN?.

  9. cdward

    cdward said, over 1 year ago

    @AshburnStadium

    It has been accused – but not by serious media outlets. Let’s remember that Voice of America is slanted toward US interests, yet we see nothing wrong with it being broadcast around the world.
    Besides, isn’t it the most American of practices to sell to the highest bidder? Isn’t that capitalism? What’s to complain about? Oh yeah, they’re Muslims! Run away!

  10. cdward

    cdward said, over 1 year ago

    @Harleyquinn

    Remember, Fox claims to be unbiased. However, what you read was not Al Jazeera claiming to be unbiased. It was a viewer stating that he believed it to be unbiased. It was also a CIA agent stating that it’s a good source.

  11. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 1 year ago

    Speaking from the left, I am quite happy to say that Al Gore is no hero of mine, and never was. I think he won the 2000 election, and I think he probably would have been a better president than Bush (it would have been hard to be worse), but he’s nothing special, and I rather wish he would just go away.

  12. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    There is only 1 guy I think is “unbiased” That guy is a white house corespondent Jamie Dupree. But even he has his bias in that he can always find a historical example on both sides to talk about with any issue. As for Fox? Well if you can not tell the difference between “news” and political Opinion then go back to watching E. You will never understand how it is that Al Jaz does have a hard anti American bias. They have and will talk out of both sides of the mouth. We are but infidel pawns to them

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    @AshburnStadium

    Don’t we need a news service slanted in favor of the Middle East? Ours here are mostly slanted against the Middle East. I see no problem. We need as many points of view as possible.

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    @Ms. Ima

    So you are against another point-of-view? Not surprising to me. Free speech to you is what you like to hear.

  15. Rickapolis

    Rickapolis said, over 1 year ago

    Wake up GOP’ers. When Fox ‘news’ accuses anyone of hypocrisy, the B.S. meter goes off the scale.

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