Radical Islam and US Media

Radical Islam and US Media

A Poem by Baby Ricochet
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Just my opinion kids

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While liberal media was busy covering Muslims denouncing the Charlie Hebdo attack and right wing media was cooking up crackpot conspiracies blaming president Obama a German newspaper was fire bombed for daring to re print Charlie Hebdo cartoons. US media has an uncanny knack for missing the big picture in favor of whatever bias your outlet of choice is pushing. Liberal or conservative. Most of it is insanely bias. It's blatantly obvious something's very wrong in the Muslim world and all the feel good PC liberal rhetoric and right wing quackery the media spoon feeds viewers isn't addressing the issue as much of the "reporting" on Charlie Hebdo demonstrates. I don't care how many Muslims are denouncing the Charlie Hebdo attacks when the attacks keep happening nor do I care what FOX news is ignoring or fabricating or what liberal conspiracy right wing media swears liberal media is selling. It's obvious the Muslim world is impotent in the face of it's own radicalism as much as it's obvious US media is far to interested in finger pointing at each other than actual insightful reporting. US media needs to start a serious conversation as to what in the hell is going on in the Islamic world without all the usual liberal PC posturing and right wing conspiracy fear mongering if we're ever going to gain any insight as to why Islamic culture has such a violent shadow. Face it kids. Any culture producing the type and number of extremists  Islam does clearly has a major problem. Blaming Israel or the us or big oil or Bush or Obama or shouting Islamaphobia or comparisons with Christianity's violent past or any of the talking points we hear over and over again when Radical Islam strikes isn't addressing the Issue. You can bet more Charlie Hebdo attacks are coming as well as more denouncements, PC posturing, crackpot conspiracy theories and media pointing at itself.  That's the dance of US media in the face of radical Islam. We need another lens on this issue, bad. 

© 2015 Baby Ricochet



Author's Note

Baby Ricochet
US media outlets play to their demographic first and report second and that's a major problem.

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Posted 1 Year Ago


standing O my friend. Standing O. Couldn't agree with you more.

Posted 1 Year Ago


i found this poem 2 days after the paris attacks on 6 locations resulting in close to 150 dead and 300 some injured. i've been watching both mainstream and fox coverage. fox is eager to foster fear of muslims in general, pointing at the syrian refugees and wondering aloud if they harbor terrorists. the mainstream media is careful not to point fingers at muslim groups, but still fosters fear of the boogyman of terror. That Which Shall Not Be Named. both positions are ludicrous. both are damaging. both are fear mongering. one spoon feeds us things to fear, the other tells us to be afraid without saying just what it is to be afraid of. i miss the old days when news was available only in half hour increments on the major networks a couple times a day.


Posted 1 Year Ago


I agree. A USA girl. 18 months a prisoner of war. No-one knew. Something ain't right?
Coyote

Posted 2 Years Ago


Well said as usual mate.
Love how you keep it real.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

2 Years Ago

Thank you Troy
if they get captured over there and will
they will sing a different tune

Posted 2 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

2 Years Ago

That's for sure
the media in the u s is very bias
like your take

Posted 2 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

2 Years Ago

For sure wordman
Well said and through the point...

Posted 2 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

2 Years Ago

Thank you Amos
Your words are deep and thoughtful. Thank you for articulating them the way that you have.
It gives us all food for thought and helps us face this challenging situation
. Thanks my friend.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

2 Years Ago

Thank you Doug
hey 21st century whaddya say we stop believing in talking snakes? hey? sound good?

no?

Really?

uh, ok.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

2 Years Ago

Sounds good

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