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You've researched your Current TV channel by typing in your zip code at the top of  Countdown's home page  
You've protected the hour from 5 to 6 (West Coast) from any and all  predictable intrusions.
You know that Marcos and Michael Moore will be Keith's inaugural guests.

Keith has promised a vision of television journalism that is independent of corporate censorship.  Is this hype, or will there be a noticeable difference in tone and content?  I will be watching for the first signs that Countdown is the place for unique free range reporting that can be found no where else on the tube.

What are your plans to toast the return of Countdown on steroids?

I am going to pour myself a glass of my favorite dark beer just before five.
The head will settle as I wait.  When Keith speaks his first words, I will lift my glass in celebration, nod my head to the screen,  and take a sip.  It is sweet to know that in less than five hours Keith will be  back on the air and this time without a corporate choke chain.

Cheers to the rebirth of real television journalism at

Fok News


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Originally posted to Fok News on Mon Jun 20, 2011 at 12:31 PM PDT.

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