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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    DP provides enough politics for me.
    Very true.
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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sean.McDonnell View Post
    I don't know, to me its the equivalent of watching Fox or MSNBC. People tune in to hear what they want to hear, to cheer what they want to cheer and to boo what they want to boo.
    I don't see a problem with that, it all depends upon what you enjoy. Its funny, I grew up in a republican family but I knew nothing about politics. I listened to Rush Limbaugh sitting at my desk at work in the early 90's. That's what got me interested in politics and low and behold while I listened to Rush, I am now a Democrat.


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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    I don't see a problem with that, it all depends upon what you enjoy. Its funny, I grew up in a republican family but I knew nothing about politics. I listened to Rush Limbaugh sitting at my desk at work in the early 90's. That's what got me interested in politics and low and behold while I listened to Rush, I am now a Democrat.
    I listened to Rush for years and I even agreed with him on some things.
    But his pompous windbag schtick just got tiresome after awhile.
    Honestly, Obama being constantly demonized by radio talk hosts probably helped the prez.
    Obie just didn't live up--or down--to their non-stop vitriol.
    No matter how cynical I become toward politicians, it's never enough.

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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    No, I prefer to keep my brain inside of my head.
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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    No, no, no, no.

    I used to, many moons ago, but got tired of the hatred and anger coming from these paid talking heads. When it gets to a point where I get pissed off, just by listening to the radio? Something that is supposed to be an enjoyable experience? Time to cut it loose.
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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    Not only do I listen to it, that's ALL I listen to in the car. Granted, it's none of the political windbags, it's local programming.
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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    That's either Yes or No
    In the city I either get NPR which has extremely spotty reception, or right-wing am radio which is covered everywhere.

    Yayyyy.

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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    That's either Yes or No
    Technically, strictly speaking, I have to answer 'yes', though 'sometimes' would be a better option for me. I am very careful who I listen to. I seek out and prefer middle-of-the-road hosts, and I will tell you that they are hard to find. When I find one I like I latch on. I simply detest the extremes on either side, and pretty much never listen to the likes of Limbaugh, Hannity, and their similar counterparts on the other side.
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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sean.McDonnell View Post
    I think political talk radio is toxic. It panders to either the left or the right, driving the political fragmentation of the country.
    So you don't think people are capable of thinking for themselves?

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    Re: Do You Listen To Political Talk Radio?

    Quote Originally Posted by radioman View Post
    I listened to Rush for years and I even agreed with him on some things.
    But his pompous windbag schtick just got tiresome after awhile.
    Honestly, Obama being constantly demonized by radio talk hosts probably helped the prez.
    Obie just didn't live up--or down--to their non-stop vitriol.
    That's more the reason I detest him (his show, I mean, I've heard he's a decent guy out of character). There's no thought or consideration, it's just us vs them windbag schtick.
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