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  •  but canadians didn't have 1000 radio stations (1+ / 0-)
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    Pris from LA

    blasting lobbyist talking points 24/7/365

    ignoring the talk radio monopoly continues to be the biggest political blunder in decades

    by certainot on Mon Oct 05, 2009 at 02:08:37 PM PDT

    •  They had pleny of media against it (1+ / 0-)
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      Pris from LA

      Go here, it's fascinating:

      Medicare was a people’s issue. But was it also a violation of rights and freedoms? Would there even have been a Medicare Crisis without the press? From its roots to the crisis to its resolution, this intriguing chapter from our past is deserving of our historical attention.

      It's a series of pages, with a lot of historical docs, from the Saskatchewan Archives.

      "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious." A. Einstein

      by bewert on Mon Oct 05, 2009 at 02:22:07 PM PDT

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