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2017-07-16 Home Front: Politix
‘Free Press Act’ would require White House to hold regular televised press briefings
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Posted by Fred 2017-07-16 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [714 views ]  Top

#1 Why? What good would it do other than to spew out the crap they release in paper form?

The White House has begun to dramatically, and in an historically unprecedented way, reduce the media...

Oh... CNN and the rest of the demoncrat propagandists get cut out and start crying.

Dunno... seems pretty healthy to me to let the competition flourish.
Posted by DarthVader 2017-07-16 00:58||   2017-07-16 00:58|| Front Page Top

#2 I get my news directly from the White House. Since I subscribe to the White House 1600 Daily I get a long list of what everyone there is doing each day. They also send me surveys asking me directly for my input on a lot of issues every week or two.

The BS Media does not provide that service to me. Therefore, screw em.
Posted by Deadeye Snolung3806 2017-07-16 01:12||   2017-07-16 01:12|| Front Page Top

#3 Violates the separation of powers. BTW, where were these Donks during the 'pen and phone' era?
Posted by Procopius2k 2017-07-16 07:17||   2017-07-16 07:17|| Front Page Top

#4 "And now the press briefing; Ladies and Gentlemen of the press, get knotted!"
Posted by Ulains Thuque6389 2017-07-16 08:05||   2017-07-16 08:05|| Front Page Top

#5 Call only on Breitbart, et al for questions. Any Acosta outbursts and he's banned
Posted by Frank G 2017-07-16 08:24||   2017-07-16 08:24|| Front Page Top

#6 Daily stock footage of Trump typing in a twitter tweet.
Posted by CrazyFool 2017-07-16 08:32||   2017-07-16 08:32|| Front Page Top

#7 To fight the deficit, I propose that media organizations pay a entry fee, on a 'progressive' sliding scale and similarly a query fee if they wish to ask a question. Consider it the FOIA charge for time and labor.
Posted by Procopius2k 2017-07-16 10:31||   2017-07-16 10:31|| Front Page Top

#8 And if they are caught 'reporting' the news in ways that are easily proven wrong with 5 minutes on google or an actual lie, fine the news agency 10 million per incident, the reporter gets 1 million fine and 10 years in jail. 2nd offense is death. Anything reported as actual news must be pure unvarnished fact. Zero opinions. Any opinion piece must be so labeled and include the disclaimer that the author may be lying, misleading and an enemy of the country.
Posted by Silentbrick 2017-07-16 11:38||   2017-07-16 11:38|| Front Page Top

#9 Optics 2018. Who wants to be accused of voting against a "Free Press Act?"
Posted by Anomalous Sources 2017-07-16 12:56||   2017-07-16 12:56|| Front Page Top

#10 WRONG WRONG WRONG, like Everything the left wants to do.
Posted by newc 2017-07-16 14:33||   2017-07-16 14:33|| Front Page Top

#11 Simple. Have it 5 days a week. Require live network coverage. Don't allow questions from non-press participants (non-press includes CNN,MSNBC, etc...). And if you don't go to one you are banned for 2 weeks.
Posted by CrazyFool 2017-07-16 14:43||   2017-07-16 14:43|| Front Page Top

#12 Just get a big fat guy to come out every day and moon the press pool for 1/2 hour. As the lefty media loves Shakespeare murder in the park, performance art spraying of HIV positive blood and all antifa activities, they will be unable to complain in a credible fashion...
Posted by M. Murcek 2017-07-16 18:42||   2017-07-16 18:42|| Front Page Top

#13 What I was thinking, have a half-hour comedy hour.

Lucky they don't hire me, I'd have mocking Mondays where the whole show was devoted to Obama gaffs. Stuff like, how to make waffles, geography and battle history of the US in Vietnam and proper pronunciation. The history of the umbrella. Hard to the corp. Interesting Italians through history. Funeral etiquette.

If you like that, you will love Thirsty Thursdays, where I showcase a mixed drink and explore the history of pub games (including cards and dominoes). Random guest/assistant.

What else...Wacky Wednesdays - nothing but Gary Larson slides.

Travel Tuesdays - 30 minute highlight of US Historical and Beautiful View Points: Custer's Last Stand, Devil's Tower, The Hornets' Nest, Alabastar Caverns.

Sunday Saunter - Live Stream of driver going across I-70 in Kansas.

Friday, Saturday?
Posted by swksvolFF 2017-07-16 19:53||   2017-07-16 19:53|| Front Page Top

#14 Yeah, yeah, I know, infowars...but...:

Posted by Anomalous Sources 2017-07-16 20:04||   2017-07-16 20:04|| Front Page Top

#15 One small amendment. Make the broadcast mandatory on all channels. Then have the briefing everyday 7-10PM Eastern time.
Posted by Titus Oppressor of the Lichtensteiners3701 2017-07-16 21:21||   2017-07-16 21:21|| Front Page Top

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