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    Talking Fox Muppets are brainwashing American children

    5:30 AM Thursday Dec 8, 2011
    The evil oil man Tex Richman, played by Chris Cooper, in Disneys The Muppets is an attempt to push a liberal agenda on young audiences.

    It ain't easy being green, but in an America that marches to the beat of shouty rolling-news networks, it's even harder being red. Just ask Kermit the Frog.

    The Muppets have been accused of brainwashing a nation's children with Communist propaganda because their new movie features as its villain the chief executive of an oil company.

    This surreal controversy erupted this week after Eric Bolling, a right-wing pundit of Rupert Murdoch's Fox network, voiced outrage at the fact that Tex Richman, the film's fictional baddy, is a wealthy businessman who made his fortune from fossil fuels.

    In a segment of his business show Follow the Money, which rapidly went viral, Bolling said he was disgusted that a movie aimed at young audiences should portray successful job creators in such a negative fashion.

    "We're teaching our kids class warfare," he said. "What are we? Communist China?" Then he brought on Dan Gainor, of a conservative monitoring organisation called the Media Research Centre, and asked: "Is liberal Hollywood brainwashing our kids?"

    Gainor replied in the affirmative. "It's amazing how far the left will go just to stop, just to manipulate your kids," he said. "To convince them, to give them an anti-corporate message."

    In The Muppets, which opened last month, Richman is seeking to destroy the theatre where the puppets perform to drill for "sweet, sweet oil".

    To Gainor, that forms part of a dubious pattern. He cited such films as Pixar's Cars 2, which also portrayed the oil industry in a negative fashion, as evidence of an anti-corporate bias. "Ultimately, what they're telling kids is what they told you in the movie The Matrix: that mankind is a virus on poor, old Mother Earth," he said.

    Back in the studio, Fox News host Andrea Tantanos took the ball and ran with it. "It's brainwashing in the most obvious form, right?" she said. "I just wish liberals could leave little kids alone."

    Media Matters, a liberal monitoring organisation that streamed the clip on its website, was particularly amused by a moment in which Bolling declared that the "real villain" of The Muppets should be "the Obama Administration".

    In case people thought it was part of a satirical spoof, the site stressed that Mr Bolling's comments were indeed taken from a genuine piece of Fox footage. The Washington Post warned Fox was ignoring that Kermit and Miss Piggy promote an interspecies relationship.

    - Independent

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    He has a point.

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    Fox Muppets are brainwashing American children
    Yes, quite.

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    I think these people are lunatics saying Hollywood and the Muppets are promoting an anti-corporate message. Damn, Hollywood is just as corporate as the oil industry.

    Fox gets more bizarre by the day. Now they are fretting about a war on Christmas. Their ammunition was some new Democrat governor sent out invitations for a "tree lighting ceremony" instead of a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Only they forgot the previous Republican governor sent out invites for a "holiday tree lighting ceremony."

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    Fox are a fucking joke and always have been. They are The Sun of 'merkin news networks.

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    Some of Fox news is bloody good.....it's the "opinion" part of it that is rooted.

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    It's not just the Muppets who are disiminating Progressive Agenda in schools but some CA teachers now make a point to pass on anti-business rhetoric. Shameful. This crap used to start at the University level with commie professors attempting to brainwash gullable, naive students but now it's at the grade school level.
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    Shouldn't it be: "Fox muppets are brainwashing American children" ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boon Mee
    It's not just the Muppets who are disiminating Progressive Agenda in schools but some CA teachers now make a point to pass on anti-business rhetoric. Shameful. This crap used to start at the University level with commie professors attempting to brainwash gullable, naive students but now it's at the grade school level.
    LOOK INTO MY EYES

    REPEAT AFTER ME

    the $ is god the $ is god

    Bloody hell mate, do you have any idea of how extreme you sound. It is your type of irrational rhetoric that had the russians setting up missiles in Cuba. For all the brain washed commies in university you mentioned, Where the hell were they when all your good old boys were destroying the worlds financial markets?

    Scared of the bloody muppets! May be the bad guy is the British BP guy who was castigated and censured by the defenders of the bankrupt world!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sailing into trouble View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Boon Mee
    It's not just the Muppets who are disiminating Progressive Agenda in schools but some CA teachers now make a point to pass on anti-business rhetoric. Shameful. This crap used to start at the University level with commie professors attempting to brainwash gullable, naive students but now it's at the grade school level.
    LOOK INTO MY EYES

    REPEAT AFTER ME

    the $ is god the $ is god

    Bloody hell mate, do you have any idea of how extreme you sound. It is your type of irrational rhetoric that had the russians setting up missiles in Cuba. For all the brain washed commies in university you mentioned, Where the hell were they when all your good old boys were destroying the worlds financial markets?

    Scared of the bloody muppets! May be the bad guy is the British BP guy who was castigated and censured by the defenders of the bankrupt world!!!
    Yes he is scared of the muppets. Boon me is one scary brainwashed dude. The sad reality is that most of the Midwest and south are just like him. Brainwashed sheeple.

    Its the red menace you see. Socialism! Its ok for the fat guy in the Mercedes to rape his ass! Better then some socialist. Damn lazy bastards! They are just commies after all!

    When booners was wearing rags on the street without food to eat that fat guy who had been fucking him his whole life drove by. Booners told his son he said "son respect that man. He has been fucking me my entire life but you still have a chance to become him"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boon Mee
    disiminating Progressive Agenda
    The Backward Agenda is so much more patriotic.

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    brain washing kids has always been on the agenda in the good ole usa.
    using muppets is just another way
    instead of cartoons or movies.

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    Slightly off topic, I always wanted to bang the backdoors out of Miss Piggy, To be honest i still do. Slightly more on topic Oscar the dude who lived in a trash can was a pothead who ate magic cookies, Hence thats why he lived in a trash can. Animal the drummer was a speedfreak or he had ADHD. My opinion, but i am probably incorrect and need help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mykinos
    what's your take on big bird?
    Tezzy57's the man.

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    Gay as an acre of Daisy's, Probably a runner ( drugs and bets ) for the godfathers of Sesame st Statler and Waldorf, Why do you think that they sit in the expensive seats at the theatre all day long? Thats right my friend they are surveying their crime ridden, commy loving, drug infested world. Why do you think that Beaker is in the lab all of the time? he's cooking up some crysal meth.
    Its all in the song "can you tell me how to get, How to get to Sesame St" for all the poor adidcts of muppet vice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humbert View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Boon Mee
    disiminating Progressive Agenda
    The Backward Agenda is so much more patriotic.
    Heh...what's more 'backward' than some good old Marx/Engles, eh? Socialism/Communism has a total history of failure. Even Cuba is moving to privatize property and some Lunatic Fringe Loons want to establish Collectivism!

    Portland: Sixth-Grade Teacher Invites Occupiers Into Classroom To Educate Students On Group’s Radical Leftist Goals…


    Jr. come home from school and Mom asks: "How was school today"? "Great, we learned about how the Jews who control the global banking system and how Communism is a totally cool ideology that has never failed in the real world."

    "Confirming a report that went up on Twitter this afternoon, Occupy Portland members who had been invited for an afternoon teach-in by a sixth-grade teacher at Astor School told me they were asked to leave the building by administrators just 20 minutes into their presentation.

    Raya Cooper, 23, said she was one of four occupiers who’d been invited for a 12:30 session by teacher James Clark. Cooper is part of an Occupy group that has gone before church groups, college classes, and others, to talk about the aims and goals and challenges of Occupy.


    She said Clark’s class of sixth-graders, plus another teacher’s class of seventh-graders, had jumped right into a robust (but teacher-moderated) brainstorming exercise that had asked the students which issues Occupy Wall Street should focus on: racial inequities, police brutality, bank bailouts, war, foreclosures, etc.
    About then, the session was interrupted by another school employee who made Clark tell the group they had to leave. He told them his higher-ups were “uncomfortable” with the discussion, Cooper says."


    “We asked the class what they thought was wrong, and they all raised their hands,” she says, noting that one girl told the panel as they left, “they don’t want you to plant the seeds of change in our society. They don’t want you to plant those seeds.”


    School Abruptly Shuts Down Panel on Occupy Portland | Blogtown, PDX


    Definitely some sick fucks there in Portland. It's not called the Left Coast for nothing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sabang View Post
    Fox Muppets are brainwashing American children
    Yes, quite.
    fox news identifies some left wing socialist propaganda and this is aht the resident communist sabang says..

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    Quote Originally Posted by misskit View Post
    I think these people are lunatics saying Hollywood and the Muppets are promoting an anti-corporate message. Damn, Hollywood is just as corporate as the oil industry.

    Fox gets more bizarre by the day. Now they are fretting about a war on Christmas. Their ammunition was some new Democrat governor sent out invitations for a "tree lighting ceremony" instead of a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Only they forgot the previous Republican governor sent out invites for a "holiday tree lighting ceremony."
    ever seen the ratings for Fox news ? 6 million and their nearest competitor has like 700,000

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    Fox are a fucking joke and always have been. They are The Sun of 'merkin news networks.
    It doesn't surprise me that communists like you don't like fox news.

    which state run media outlet do you like ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bsnub View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Sailing into trouble View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Boon Mee
    It's not just the Muppets who are disiminating Progressive Agenda in schools but some CA teachers now make a point to pass on anti-business rhetoric. Shameful. This crap used to start at the University level with commie professors attempting to brainwash gullable, naive students but now it's at the grade school level.
    LOOK INTO MY EYES

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    the $ is god the $ is god

    Bloody hell mate, do you have any idea of how extreme you sound. It is your type of irrational rhetoric that had the russians setting up missiles in Cuba. For all the brain washed commies in university you mentioned, Where the hell were they when all your good old boys were destroying the worlds financial markets?

    Scared of the bloody muppets! May be the bad guy is the British BP guy who was castigated and censured by the defenders of the bankrupt world!!!
    Yes he is scared of the muppets. Boon me is one scary brainwashed dude. The sad reality is that most of the Midwest and south are just like him. Brainwashed sheeple.

    Its the red menace you see. Socialism! Its ok for the fat guy in the Mercedes to rape his ass! Better then some socialist. Damn lazy bastards! They are just commies after all!

    When booners was wearing rags on the street without food to eat that fat guy who had been fucking him his whole life drove by. Booners told his son he said "son respect that man. He has been fucking me my entire life but you still have a chance to become him"
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    More to thepoint, who are the sick fuckers responsible for brainwashing the American right?

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    Socal returns with another gem of wisdom for the masses. Ban the Muppets, Ban God (he talks about sharing wealth) Ban the banners, lets all follow the Fox pied piper who we trust and cherish with our god given right (but not left) to be hood winked and deceived as we hurtle over the cliff into oblivion.

    Socal the next country Fox decides to invade you should enlist and lead the charge on behalf of all the rich guys you long to emulate. They will be so grateful as they watch you and others lay down your lives so that they can prosper and make even more money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chassamui View Post
    More to thepoint, who are the sick fuckers responsible for brainwashing the American right?
    one of them,..........


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    Cookie Monster is a known biscuit thief and sloppy eater. Just wait until Bert and Ernie adopt Elmo, Fox will go berserk.

    Miss Piggy, Breny? I know what you mean, it's the gams, init.

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