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Is Obama eyeing a bailout for daily papers?


Across the country daily papers are failing. One major reason is that most major dailies have a strong left-wing bias, editorialize the news with a left-wing slant, smear conservatives, and censor stories that hurt their left-wing agenda.

Obama now says that he is “happy to look at” bills that call for using taxpayer dollars to keep failing papers alive.

Senators. Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) have introduced S. 673, the so-called “Newspaper Revitalization Act.” The act would call for turning failing papers into tax free 501(c)(3) organizations.

These papers would be similar to PBS and NPR. Of course the next move would be for direct funding of these papers with American tax dollars. Americans already help pay for left-wing PBS and NPR stations across the nation. While public broadcasting is not supposed to endorse candidates, PBS stations played Obama documentaries non-stop during the presidential election. These documentaries were all pro-Obama puff pieces thinly veiled as “educational documentaries.”

S. 673, or any other government bailout of the newspaper would be more American tax dollars to finance left-wing news.

Here is a no brainer. All across the nation, major daily papers championed illegal immigration. Illegal immigrants are practically portrayed as heroes in our newspapers and the high crime rates and abuse of social services by illegals is largely censored. This has really come back to haunt newspapers as Hispanics have the lowest rates of newspaper readership. The once mighty LA Times has one of the fastest shrinking circulations of any major paper in the nation!

From The State of Journalism 2009…

Big city metros continued to fare worst of all. Only 2 other of the top 50 papers in circulation (aside from the three nationals) had increases in daily circulation – the Cincinnati Enquirer (up 0.5%, benefiting from the closing of the Cincinnati Post) and the Pittsburgh Post Gazette ( up 0.4 %).

Six of the largest 50 had double-digit losses year-to-year — the Houston Chronicle (down 10.6%), the Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J. (down 10.6%), the Philadelphia Inquirer (down 10.7%), the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (down 13.4%), the Orange County (Calif.) Register (down 14.4%) and the Miami Herald (down 12.1%). The Houston, Philadelphia and Newark papers had double-digit losses on Sunday as well.