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Jason Tate 10/08/12 10:20 AM

Radiohead "Austin City Limits" Episode [Video]
 
If Romney wins we won't get awesome videos like Radiohead's Austin City Limits episode. Check that out here. Long live PBS.

Chris Collum 10/08/12 10:33 AM

:appl:

iAMhollyood315 10/08/12 10:40 AM

I work for a PBS affiliate station right now so I'm not sure if i would be affected by what Romney wants to do, but still its a shit idea. I love how they have awesome sets from ACL on the station

albertad 10/08/12 10:43 AM

i watched this yesterday, awesome performance! and just think, some people want to cut funding to public broadcasting.

Frenizzle 10/08/12 10:44 AM

On the other hand, we are beyond broke.

Keagan Ilvonen 10/08/12 10:45 AM

PBS is amazing. One of the best forms of media out there, so lets cut it.

TheAmoryWars 10/08/12 10:45 AM

The piss-poor economic job Obama has done over the past 4 years, including adding 5+ trillion to our national debt means nothing compared to a sensationalized elimination of PBS. This is amateur and irresponsible reporting, which should serve to remind you why you run a music blog and not a platform on which to overlook the real, actual problems of this country.

TriangularDuck 10/08/12 10:46 AM

Instead, all we'd get is this.



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Originally Posted by TheAmoryWars (Post 113958852)
The piss-poor economic job Obama has done over the past 4 years, including adding 5+ trillion to our national debt means nothing compared to a sensationalized elimination of PBS. This is amateur and irresponsible reporting, which should serve to remind you why you run a music blog and not a platform on which to overlook the real, actual problems of this country.


Luckily for all of us, you also don't have a platform in which to spout out bullshit about the "real, actual problems of this country" too.

Chris Collum 10/08/12 10:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TheAmoryWars (Post 113958852)
The piss-poor economic job Obama has done over the past 4 years, including adding 5+ trillion to our national debt means nothing compared to a sensationalized elimination of PBS. This is amateur and irresponsible reporting, which should serve to remind you why you run a music blog and not a platform on which to overlook the real, actual problems of this country.


If you live in Ohio or Florida, I hope you catch explosive diarrhea the first week of November.

Jason Tate 10/08/12 11:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TheAmoryWars (Post 113958852)
The piss-poor economic job Obama has done over the past 4 years, including adding 5+ trillion to our national debt means nothing compared to a sensationalized elimination of PBS. This is amateur and irresponsible reporting, which should serve to remind you why you run a music blog and not a platform on which to overlook the real, actual problems of this country.

His economic successes have been relatively strong considering what he was handed. Thanks for "reminding" me that I run a music blog ... for a second here, I almost forgot.

Jason Tate 10/08/12 11:03 AM

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Originally Posted by Frenizzle (Post 113958802)
On the other hand, we are beyond broke.

Except not really, cause that's not really how it works when you're a government.

deanster321 10/08/12 11:10 AM


sevinw0rds 10/08/12 11:13 AM

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Originally Posted by Chris92 (Post 113959322)
If you live in Ohio or Florida, I hope you catch explosive diarrhea the first week of November.


That was awesome. :-d

knash9 10/08/12 11:18 AM

This could be fun.

crackedthesky 10/08/12 11:25 AM

How is it irresponsible, amateur, and sensationalist to report what someone said verbatim on video in front of the entire country?

Chris Collum 10/08/12 11:26 AM

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Originally Posted by crackedthesky (Post 113960772)
How is it irresponsible, amateur, and sensationalist to report what someone said verbatim on video in front of the entire country?

This x1000000000000

Simulcast 10/08/12 11:31 AM

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Originally Posted by crackedthesky (Post 113960772)
How is it irresponsible, amateur, and sensationalist to report what someone said verbatim on video in front of the entire country?

Probably because it wasn't "verbatim".

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I’m sorry Jim, I’m gonna stop the subsidy to PBS. I like PBS. I love Big Bird. I actually like you, too. But I’m not gonna keep on spending money on things to borrow money from China to pay for it.”

Stopping the subsidy to PBS does not equal Romney cutting PBS, or us losing Radiohead videos.

And for the record, I think it was a stupid thing for Romney to say. Most of what he says is stupid.

crackedthesky 10/08/12 11:34 AM

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Originally Posted by Simulcast (Post 113960912)
Probably because it wasn't "verbatim".



Stopping the subsidy to PBS does not equal Romney shutting it down, or us losing Radiohead videos.

And for the record, I think it was a stupid thing for Romney to say. Most of what he says is stupid.


Nobody in the thread said he would shut it down. The only term used in that chain of comments was "cut."

Simulcast 10/08/12 11:35 AM

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Originally Posted by crackedthesky (Post 113961052)
Nobody in the thread said he would shut it down. The only term used in that chain of comments was "cut."

Replace shutting down with "cutting", then. I will edit my post to reflect this. Point still stands.

crackedthesky 10/08/12 11:36 AM

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Originally Posted by Simulcast (Post 113961132)
Replace shutting down with "cutting", then. I will edit my post to reflect this. Point still stands.


Ending subsidies = cutting. Your point's still wrong.

Edit: actually it doesn't, ignore this post.

In any case, Romney wants to eliminate government support for PBS, so saying PBS may not exist after that isn't "irresponsible" since as I understand it that's how PBS continues to operate.

I also object to call this "irresponsible" but turn around and act like cutting subsidies to PBS will have any effect at all on the 5 trillion the kid I quoted is so upset about.

Simulcast 10/08/12 11:39 AM

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Originally Posted by crackedthesky (Post 113961212)
Ending subsidies = cutting. Your point's still wrong.

Edit: actually it doesn't, ignore this post.

Actually, the point of the post was that Jason didn't report what Romney said "verbatim" in a video as you implied, unless the meaning of the word has changed. That remains unchanged regardless of the argument over cutting, shutting down.

crackedthesky 10/08/12 11:41 AM

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Originally Posted by Simulcast (Post 113961352)
Actually, the point of the post was that Jason didn't report what Romney said "verbatim" in a video as you implied, unless the meaning of the word has changed. That remains unchanged regardless of the argument over cutting, shutting down.


Jason didn't "report" at all so maybe you should take your semantic nitpicking to the guy who used that term in the first place :shrug:

Edit: My foot must taste great today. I was on mobile and this whole thing showed up as a forum post, not a news article, which is also why when that kid said "this reporting" I thought he meant the general discussion of Romney's comments in news media. My bad.

Chris Collum 10/08/12 11:42 AM

Semantics arguments aside, Romney's still a dumb fuck and NPR and PBS and Radiohead are still awesome.

Jason Tate 10/08/12 11:43 AM

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Originally Posted by Simulcast (Post 113961352)
Actually, the point of the post was that Jason didn't report what Romney said "verbatim" in a video as you implied, unless the meaning of the word has changed. That remains unchanged regardless of the argument over cutting, shutting down.

You know my post was a joke ... right? A play on the whole "killing Big Bird" thing. And stopping the subsidy would, most likely, effectively, kill the program.

Anyway, PBS' .012% of the federal budget should stay.

Simulcast 10/08/12 11:45 AM

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Originally Posted by Jason Tate (Post 113961562)
You know my post was a joke ... right? A play on the whole "killing Big Bird" thing.

Anyway, PBS' .012% of the budget should stay.


I'm fully aware it was a joke. I agree with you as well, it's not a priority by any means. I also agree with Romney's sentiment behind the statement, but I laugh at the thought of him actually cutting total spending.

Simulcast 10/08/12 11:47 AM

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Originally Posted by crackedthesky (Post 113961482)
Jason didn't "report" at all so maybe you should take your semantic nitpicking to the guy who used that term in the first place :shrug:

Edit: My foot must taste great today. I was on mobile and this whole thing showed up as a forum post, not a news article, which is also why when that kid said "this reporting" I thought he meant the general discussion of Romney's comments in news media. My bad.

No worries man. I was just about to post that I thought that either you or I were confused initially.

loveisdead 10/08/12 11:48 AM

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Originally Posted by knash9 (Post 113960392)
This could be fun.

Politics on here outside our General Thread are generally a miserable endeavor.

kianacarly 10/08/12 12:06 PM

Awesome. I love when they air these episodes.

/non political comment

dallad00003 10/08/12 12:10 PM

does anyone know the post rock style intro song.

billcom6 10/08/12 12:18 PM

PBS only gets like 15% of its money from the federal government to begin with. So even if that gets cut it's not like PBS will suddenly disappear from the face of the Earth.

P.S. - Radiohead sucks.

Journey408 10/08/12 12:28 PM

well in that case, guess i should vote for romney.....

kianacarly 10/08/12 12:32 PM

Random semi-related stupid question: how long does it usually take to vote when you go down to the polls? Are there polls all over? Are the lines crazy? My sheltered Oregonian mind has always been curious.

bobsheiskawy 10/08/12 12:52 PM

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Originally Posted by crackedthesky (Post 113960772)
How is it irresponsible, amateur, and sensationalist to report what someone said verbatim on video in front of the entire country?

because it's not what he believes. the romney campaign doesn't deal in facts.

contra11mundum 10/08/12 01:16 PM

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Originally Posted by Jason Tate (Post 113959552)
His economic successes have been relatively strong considering what he was handed. Thanks for "reminding" me that I run a music blog ... for a second here, I almost forgot.


http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7s6crejtn1qiq5w9.gif

Jason Tate 10/08/12 01:36 PM

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Originally Posted by contra11mundum (Post 113965782)


A funny gif doesn't change facts.

contra11mundum 10/08/12 02:18 PM

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Originally Posted by Jason Tate (Post 113966682)
A funny gif doesn't change facts.

Nerts!

Archael 10/08/12 02:29 PM

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Originally Posted by kianacarly (Post 113964572)
Random semi-related stupid question: how long does it usually take to vote when you go down to the polls? Are there polls all over? Are the lines crazy? My sheltered Oregonian mind has always been curious.


Can't help you there, my friend. Just barely missed the cut of in this year's election (motherfucker). Anyways, I'd imagine that voting early would have a significantly earlier shorter line than actually on the day of the election.

Tony 10/08/12 02:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TheAmoryWars (Post 113958852)
The piss-poor economic job Obama has done over the past 4 years, including adding 5+ trillion to our national debt means nothing compared to a sensationalized elimination of PBS. This is amateur and irresponsible reporting, which should serve to remind you why you run a music blog and not a platform on which to overlook the real, actual problems of this country.


Who's overlooking the real, actual problems of this country? The only reason we're talking about it is because Romney felt this was a big enough deal to mention during a national, televised debate. Romney's platform is one that entirely lacks specifics, yet he felt compelled to mention a plan to end the PBS subsidy, which isn't even a drop in the bucket of the country's financial problems.

knash9 10/08/12 03:30 PM

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Originally Posted by loveisdead (Post 113961792)
Politics on here outside our General Thread are generally a miserable endeavor.


I meant fun in a conspiracy thread sense, of course.

Chris Collum 10/08/12 03:31 PM

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Originally Posted by kianacarly (Post 113964572)
Random semi-related stupid question: how long does it usually take to vote when you go down to the polls? Are there polls all over? Are the lines crazy? My sheltered Oregonian mind has always been curious.

Yes, there are polling places everywhere. Find the one closest to you here. How long it will take/how long the lines will be entirely depend upon where you live and what time of day you go to the polls as the actual voting process itself is very quick. Hope that helps.

SmeezyBeezy 10/08/12 05:40 PM

Real talk doe, did they clone their drummer?

kianacarly 10/08/12 07:46 PM

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Originally Posted by Chris92 (Post 113971492)
Yes, there are polling places everywhere. Find the one closest to you here. How long it will take/how long the lines will be entirely depend upon where you live and what time of day you go to the polls as the actual voting process itself is very quick. Hope that helps.

Oh, we don't vote at the polls here, so I was just curious :-)

Good to know it's quick though.

Chris Collum 10/08/12 07:49 PM

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Originally Posted by kianacarly (Post 113985252)
Oh, we don't vote at the polls here, so I was just curious :-)

Good to know it's quick though.

Ohhhh I look like an idiot haha. Didn't realize Oregon's a vote-by-mail state, cool. Did you guys switch to that before Washington or were they first?

kianacarly 10/08/12 07:53 PM

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Originally Posted by Chris92 (Post 113985452)
Ohhhh I look like an idiot haha. Didn't realize Oregon's a vote-by-mail state, cool. Did you guys switch to that before Washington or were they first?

Oh it's not a problem haha. I think we were first to make it mandatory? We've had this system since as long as I can remember (I've lived here since 1997 and I don't ever recall there being polls in that time), and I think Washington just enacted theirs a little while ago, although I think they've had the option to for a while and it's only now mandatory. It's sooo much more convenient imo, which is why I was curious about the polls lol

Chris Collum 10/08/12 07:57 PM

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Originally Posted by kianacarly (Post 113985642)
Oh it's not a problem haha. I think we were first to make it mandatory? We've had this system since as long as I can remember (I've lived here since 1997 and I don't ever recall there being polls in that time), and I think Washington just enacted theirs a little while ago, although I think they've had the option to for a while and it's only now mandatory. It's sooo much more convenient imo, which is why I was curious about the polls lol

Yeah sounds like you guys were before Washington. I bet it's super convenient, but it'll be kind of awkward when the USPS eventually goes under haha.

rjp37 10/09/12 07:48 AM

ROMNEY 2012!!!!!

Ravelle17 10/17/12 07:48 PM

Damn, Radiohead's gotten funky as of late. TKoL is way better live.