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  •  And said boxes begot... (4+ / 0-)

    Dancing with the stars, Celebrity Apprentice, American Idol, etc.. These are the things the people watch. PBS Frontline....not so much.

    •  And THAT is where HHS (5+ / 0-)
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      needs to run PSAs about Obamacare.  If you want to inform people you have to go to them, not expect they will come to you.  I used to do insurance and tax stuff at my school; about one in 3 teachers understood how any of it worked.  And we are talking people with multiple degrees.  If the effect is not immediate, people don't pay attention.

      •  Someone today used the analogy of how we (1+ / 0-)
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        were informed almost every day for six months when we all needed to get some kind of cable adaption for our tvs.  

        Those alerts and informative commercials were on every five minutes.  Why can't the WH use the Teevee to do the same about the main benefits of the ACA--put informative ads on every fracking channel--including Fox? For starters.

        If the plutocrats begin the program, we will end it. -- Eugene Debs.

        by livjack on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 11:27:37 AM PDT

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