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Anyone else boycotting TV and radio news for the next couple weeks like me?<br><br>
I had enough of his shite in the 80's.<br><br>
For now, if I do turn it on, I'm stickin to the Red Sox, HGTV and Queer Eye.
 

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Yeah, but it's everywhere, it's everywhere, it's everywhere. I'm finding it nearly impossible to avoid it. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">:
 

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i *only* watch hgtv, QE. have yet to see ANYTHING about what's his name <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Tivo!<br><br><br>
anyway, I have been severly limiting my news exposer of late. Mainly because it's so freaking depressing and there doesn't seem to be a thing I can do about it.<br><br>
my timing couldn't be more perfect though, especially since I got satellite radio. I don't even have to deal with it while listening to music if I don't want to ( I have to choose to turn on the news radio programs.
 

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Officially boycotting at the moment by watching/listening to<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">:<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
General Hospital<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rolleyes">
 

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Also skipping all the <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blahblah.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="blah blah"> .
 

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OK, I might need to end my boycott temporarily. Flying the corpse across the country twice? Mommy in favor of using aborted fetuses to help Alzheimers victims, like her hubby?<br><br>
This is getting surreal. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/nut.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="nut">
 

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I actually haven't heard a peep. I let B watch a little PBS kids in the AM. Listen to tapes in the car. Last night watched a DVD from Netflix and went to bed.
 

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No problems here. Mostly TV free for two years this month!<br><br>
Did watch "uncovered" last night though.
 

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Coverage? What coverage?<br><br>
Oh, yeah, I saw a photo of Nancy Reagan at his casket in the paper. Turned the page. That's easy.<br><br>
And I keep walking by the newspaper kiosks with the Time & Newsweek magazines with the same photo.<br><br>
(Remember? I'm the NO-TV person. I've offered to do interventions, too. But no one wanted them then. Maybe they would now. Hee, hee hee. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> )<br><br><br>
Ahhhhhh. Life without a television. mmmmmmm.
 

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I turn the tv on for about 30 minutes in the morning. I catch most of the important local news and weather. For any other news, I rely on the internet. I can choose what to read and what to pass up. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Ok, I'm a tv junkie (fer hell sakes my husband works for the cable co.) <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hide.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hide">:.<br><br>
Even *I* have turned it off.<br><br>
It's on regis and smelly, it's on that dang bawbwa wawas talk show in the am, it's on our evening news, and they even broke in on a soap...the nerve of em (my friend told me, cuz I don't watch that crap, soaps irritate me too).<br><br>
Who is that blond woman that shouts "stop the insanity"? We need her to interrupt the evening news...I would rather see that bald chic screaming than watching this crap. I have even been getting our local weather off of the internet... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"><br><br>
I tell ya, Ronnie didn't have to have all this pomp and crap, his family could of opted for a smaller more quiet ceremony, but hell.....acting runs in the family....right?<br><br>
It just reafirms why my entire family wants to be cremated.<br>
It is so disgusting how they want to fly a dead carcass all around to be "viewed". <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/grossedout.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="gross"> I mean, does anyone really buy that he is actually in that casket they are staring at?<br><br>
We were shit poor during the 80's...how did his reganeconomics help us? My dad's small business got eaten up by larger "small" businesses. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"><br><br><br>
Ok, I am boycotting.
 

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Tow words: "Children's programming". Thank goodness for Nick, Disney, and PBS.<br><br>
Though I'm not against seeing some coverage. I will indeed turn the channel when I get tired of it.
 

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lurve the re-names.
 

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Been too busy to watch TV for ages....<br><br>
...but DaryLLL, if I do.....it'll be to watch....the....Yankees......<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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yep. dadadadada pbs kids! woooO! not that it's a big shift for me really, we don't have cable, and i've not watched tv in a couple months, except taped hbo shows <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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...but DaryLLL, if I do.....it'll be to watch....the....Yankees......<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"></div>
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Pffff.<br><br>
Daryl, born and raised in Rosie O'Donnell country.
 

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i did watch dr. phil last night. i hadn't had the tv on since i don't know when. so the only thing media related that i heard was from amy goodmans' Democracy NOw on pacifica
 

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Pfff.<br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="laugh">:<br><br>
Oh, now, you should hear PK. He's the New Yorker born and raised. He keeps saying something about 'the curse'?<br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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