Today's News Headlines In Summary

It seems the late Patrick Swayze's quote from the movie 'Roadhouse', “Opinions vary.”, is fairly accurate.

Or, Can The Media Spell "Bi-Polar"?

The Main News Media Outlets - How Reporting Has Changed Over Time

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In 1897, Adolph S. Ochs, the owner of The New York Times, created the famous slogan

"All The News That's Fit to Print"

But, the spirit of Ochs' adage seems to be evolving over time, may he R.I.P.:

Circa 2000 - "All The News We Want You To See"

Circa 2007 - "Only The News That Fits Our Agenda"

Circa 2013 - "Only The News We Can Fabricate To Fit Our Agenda"

Some Headline Comparisons From Todays' News Outlets:

"Gun Control Is Necessary To Make Us Safe"

"Gun Control Will Make Us Less Safe"

"Anyone Who Disagrees With Obama Is A Racist"

"Anyone Who Agrees With Obama Is A Communist"

"Obama Is The Most Brilliant Person Of All Time"

"Obama Is Only A Well-Spoken Puppet Of Those Really In Charge"

"Increasing The Number Of People On Food Stamps Helps The Economy"

“The Problem With Socialism Is That You Eventually Run Out Of Other People's Money.” - Margaret Thatcher

"The Economy Is Improving"

"The Economy Is Near Collapse"

"Man Made Global Warming Is Real, Consensus of Scientists Say"

"Man Made Global Warming Is A Fabrication By Big Business and Politics"

Note: A "consensus" means a vote. Science "facts" are repeatably demonstrable. Otherwise, such are theories. "Votes" on theories don't equal "fact".

"Voter ID Laws Are Racist"

"Woman Brought Up On Charges For Voting At Least Six Times"

"Islam Is A Religion Of Peace"

"Islam Preaches Theocide"

"Restricting Illegal Immigration Is Racist"

"Illegal Immigrants Take Jobs From Our Citizens And Increase Crime"

"Having A Balanced Budget Is Not Viable In Today's World"

"We Are Almost $17 Trillion In Debt And The Debt Is Rising"

"Obama's Health Care Law Will Decrease Health Care Premiums By $2,500 Per Year"

"Projected Health Care Premiums To Go Up By 60+% Under Obamacare"

"Abortion Is A Woman's Right"

"Abortion Is Murder"

"Same Sex Marriage Allows Equity In How All Are Treated"

"The Bible Condems Homosexuality"

"Our Children Belong To The Collective"

"We Are Not The Borg"

Note: From Star Trek, 'The Next Generation', The Borg are a collection of species that have been turned into cybernetic organisms functioning as drones of the Collective.