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  •  And that's why lately I'm tuning all the national (1+ / 0-)
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    networks out (Brian Williams is on my shit list) and watching local affiliates here in the L.A. area. Yeah, once in a while there's a maddening, moronic car chase, and too much silly banter,  but that's the price.

    "The soil under the grass is dreaming of a young forest, and under the pavement the soil is dreaming of grass."--Wendell Berry

    by Wildthumb on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 03:34:35 PM PST

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    •  "If it bleeds, it leads" (1+ / 0-)
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      Or "humint" (human interest)

      Those good old local news slogans might be giving us the advantage when it comes to highlighting ACA's accomplishments--

      at least when it comes to the formerly uninsured who have pre-existing conditions.

      Fox's Brian Kilmeade on Starbucks' decision to ban guns in stores: "Real simple - if you have a gun, go to Dunkin Donuts."

      by NCJan on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 04:10:59 PM PST

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      •  We need to get up a petition on Kos and elsewhere (1+ / 0-)
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        and get lots of signatures and separately, lots of anecdotes about the successes and start bombarding newspeople with them. Some of it might get through to the national stuff.

        "The soil under the grass is dreaming of a young forest, and under the pavement the soil is dreaming of grass."--Wendell Berry

        by Wildthumb on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 05:06:23 PM PST

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        •  Ed Schultz is doing this n/t (1+ / 0-)
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          Fox's Brian Kilmeade on Starbucks' decision to ban guns in stores: "Real simple - if you have a gun, go to Dunkin Donuts."

          by NCJan on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 07:47:59 PM PST

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