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Victor Edward Swanson,


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- - - T.H.A.T., Edition No. 105 - - -

    You have reached another edition of T.H.A.T., and it is another that is going to show up a lot that is bad on television or a lot of bad things that have taken place on television since I published the previous edition of T.H.A.T..  Do I have anything good to note?  About the only thing that I can talk about as good is that I purposely called up a 1945 movie entitled Pursuit to Algiers (feauring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes) on YouTube since I had published the previous edition of T.H.A.T., and the movie was something fun to watch--it was likable and pleasant, rare qualities on television shows and in movies today, but at the end of the document, I do report on two fun television shows, which I recommend to viewers.  So, here we go.

    On Monday, December 10, 2012, a man named Jeffrey Immelt appeared on Charlie Rose, a television-interview-show hosted by Charlie Rose (a communist supporter) that is aired on weeknights on PBS-associated stations, and one thing that Jeffrey Immelt said made me remember impressions from a television documentary that I had seen a number of years ago on WTVS-TV, Channel 56 (a PBS-associated station).  What Jeffrey Immelt (who is on Barack Obama's "Job Council" and is in charge of General Electric) said will be presented in this paragraph, but I first have to pass along what I remember of the documentary.  The document was about China, and it focused on development--building--that was going on in a city or cities, and it noted how the development was being done in a scummy way--people from the rural areas were coming into the city or cities to get jobs, and they ended up with enough to survive while working, but, in essence, they often were not paid, and after a few months of taking crap, people would return to the rural areas, and they were replaced by others who had come out of the rural areas thinking they were doing to find a better life  So, here is what Jeffrey Immelt said in the interview--which was related to China--that caught my attention: "...State-run communism may not be your cup of tea, but their government works...."  On Tuesday, Mark R. Levin during his nationally syndicated radio show (The Mark Levin Show) noted: "...Keep in mind red China is police state.  Red China operates political gulags.  Red China enforces a one-child law.  Red China has the most-active capital punishment, ah, activity in the world.  Red China is accused of killing prisoners for the purpose of selling their organs.  There's no free speech.  There's no 'Bill of Rights' [as there is with The United States Constitution].  There's no constitution.  There's no 'Declaration of Human Rights' as we have in our 'Declaration of Independence.'  None of that!  It's an autocratic, top-down, extreme authoritation regeim!...."   Yes, I wish I knew what the name of the somewhat-old special about China is (I am aware of the show entitled China in the Red (which was a 2003 presentation of Frontline on PBS) and the show entitled China: Born Under the Red Flag (a 1997 presentation on PBS), but I cannot confirm that one of them is the show that I am hunting for.

    For a number of years, a man named Rob Parker has been a regular reporter (co-host) on a weekly sports program produced on WDIV-HD, Channel 4.1, Detroit, called Sports Final Edition.  He does other television work, and on December 13, 2012, Rob Parker appeared on a program on ESPN, and he showed himself to be a "separatist" (a person who wishes to keep "blacks" and "whites" separate and promotes the idea that "blacks" who might be Republicans or "conservatives" are not true " blacks"), and it can be said that Rob Parker is a black racist.  Instead of passing along more of this Rob Parker incident in this edition of T.H.A.T., I pass along the story in my document entitled The Nature of the Bad People in the United States of America, which can be reached by using this Nature link.

    Here is something that your favorite television newscast probably did not report.  On December 18, 2012, CBS News reported that one of the guns found at the site where Mexican beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez had been killed on November 23, 2012, during the battle between members of the drug cartel known as Sinaloa and members of Mexician militia, was a gun that had been a part of the Operation Fast and Furious program of the Barack Obama administration, which, in essence, had put guns in the hands of Mexican drug smugglers and other bad guys without making any attempt to track the guns, and a smart person knows the Barack Obama administration had operated the program so that it could work on getting more Americans to push for gun control in the country.  The program, which ran for a while around 2009, resulted in the deaths of a number of Mexicans and one U.S. border agent (Brian Terry).  ["Fast and Furious gun found at Mexican crime scene."  CBS News, 18 December 2012, 12:38 p.m.; Attkibson, Sharyl.  "Brian Terry family sues ATF officials in Fast and Furious."  CBS News, 17 December 2012, 12:34 p.m.; Crimesider Staff.  "Maria Susana Flores Gamez , Mexican beauty queen, killed in shootout, officials say."  CBS News, 27 November 2012, 12:20 p.m.]

    And here is something about beauty queens on television.  On Wednesday, December 19, 2012, Miss Universe was shown on NBC-TV.  NBC-TV is a communist-run entity that supports Barack Hussein Obama, who is a communist and more that is bad, such as a black racist.  During the contest, people saw late in the show a parade of girls who are tied to communist and socialist nations, especiallly when the show was at the final-ten-girls stage.  Some of  the finalists were Miss Russia (of a communist nation), Miss Brazil (of a country with a female president, who had a been a socialist/communist gorilla fighter), Miss Venezeula (of a communist-run country with a dictator, Hugo Chavez, whom Barack Obama has given praise), Miss Mexico (of a thuggish and corrupt country), Miss France (of a country that is working to undermine Israel and is supporting radical Islamists in the Middle East) and Miss USA (of a country that has Barack Hussein Obama as the U.S. President).  Miss USA won.  (Miss Venezuela sounded like an idiot when she tried to answer a question, and yet she came in third.)  To me, Miss Universe franchise promotes bad people!  Incidentally, Donald Trump owns the Miss Universe franchise.  (Such gals as Miss Japan and Miss England and Miss Canada (of a country that recently showed big support for Israel under the lead of the Prime Minister) were not in the final group.)

         Advertisement: In March 2009, a book called Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto, which had been written by Mark R. Levin, was published.  Through the book, Mark R. Levin talks about how tyranny has been creeping into the country, and he also talks about how the country has been changing from a representative republic, which has a constitution as a basis, to something, yet to be defined, and although Mark R. Levin says that it is the statist who is causing the change, especially those who are a part of the Democratic Party and in government jobs, I say that it is communists, socialists, would-be dictators, and Marxists, such as Barack Obama, who are making the changes, such as by discarding The U.S. Constitution.  I urge you to see and read Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto, and pass it on to others, especially teenagers and young adults (and consider listening to The Mark Levin Show, the nationally syndicated radio show, on a regular basis).

    Although editions of T.H.A.T. normally focus on television and video, I have from time to time put in paragraphs that deal with radio, and this edition of T.H.A.T. has a paragraph that takes up a subject tied to radio, though it might have a television connection.  In the past I have talked about a bad man who is a lawyer in the Detroit area, and that bad man is Geoffrey Fieger, who, may or may not run to become the next mayor of Detroit.  On December 10, 2012, I happened to catch a radio commercial featuring Geoffrey Fieger (he regularly advertises on radio and television, and he does political topics in his commercials, promoting, in essence, communistic ways), and the commercial had these lines: "....And as we speak, radical right-wing Republicans in Lansing are destroying our Michigan way of life.  Could you ever believe that Michigan would become a 'right-to-work' state?  'Right-to-work' is about rich corporations who want to destroy unions and make people work for nothing.  Our pensions, our pay checks, the things that created the 'middle class' all gone.  And I think we have only ourselves to blame.  After all, we created a state where every single state office is controlled by Republicans and the rich benefactors.  This isn't about freedom.  This is about pure greed!  This is about taking away our freedoms.  Do we really want to be taken back to a time when workers had no voice and were literally owned by the corporations.  God help Michigan!"  These words are those of a Marxist and a liar and a man who works to teach crap to people, especially the ignorant, and the words really show up the nature of the man--an evil man and piece of shit of a man, spewing hatred for corporations and business people.  Oh, I note that maybe you saw Geoffrey Fieger present these words in a television commercial, but I did not see a television commercial, if there was one.  [To learn more about Geoffrey Fieger, you are urged to see T.H.A.T. #99, which can be reached through this link: T.H.A.T. #99.]

    Announcement for the novice again: To get useful television-delivered news or Internet-delivered news, go to Fox News Channel, WorldNetDaily.com, "The Drudge Report," and CNS News (which is on the Internet and which was launched on June 16, 1998), since the entities do not blindly support Barack Obama, as do CNN, MSNBC, NBC-TV, CBS-TV, and ABC-TV (to learn about bad journalism, you might tune in to CNN, MSNBC, NBC-TV, CBS-TV, and ABC-TV from time to time to see how they differ from the Fox News Channel and those mentioned with it in presenting political stories and events, and you should discover CNN, MSNBC, NBC-TV, CBS-TV, and ABC-TV avoid covering things that make Barack Obama look bad or show his true nature, which could harm you).  If you are unclear of my intentions, I say in different words that you should boycott CNN, MSNBC, NBC-TV, CBS-TV, and ABC-TV and hope they lose more ratings and advertising revenues, since they are expendable, and it is time for you to find the guts to be mean and heartless and cancel them--since they are hurting you.

    I am finally getting to a subject that I put on delay, and it exposes men who are a bunch of crap, and they run The Cleveland Show (an animated series shown weekly on Fox on Sundays).  Some of the men, all of whom are executive producers of the series, are Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, and Mike Henry.  During the recent Thanksgiving-themed episode of the series, a turkey takes some food from a boy's mouth, and the boy says: "...I choose this one, daddy.  He put his pecker in my mouth."  Notice the character was a boy (a black young man)!  I say in jest--"Such geniuses Mike Henry, Richard Appel, and Seth MacFarlane are!"  Seth MacFarlane supported using the line of dialogue of the episode that I have presented, and Seth MacFarlane supports Barack Obama, who is clearly a piece of crap of a man, and you should see my document entitled THE CRUD AROUND BARACK  OBAMA: My Rule--"Like Minds Get Together", which can be reached by using this link: Crud.  By the way, I am surprised people, especially blacks, are not up in arms for what was presented through the line of dialogue.  If you see a television show that salutes Seth MacFarlane and if you see Seth MacFarlane hosting an awards show, you will now know you are seeing a garbage piece of man--a really bad man.

    So, what can you expect NBC-TV, which supports Barack Obama, a communist and worse than a communist is, to put on prime-time television these days?  Well, most of what it puts on is crap--most of the shows are unlikable, which happens because the people who are associated with NBC-TV are not good people and are people who make television shows for the sake of fun.  On Monday, December 17, 2012, NBC-TV put on what is like preview episode of a new sitcom, and the series looks to me to be a propaganda piece, and the series is 1600 Penn.  Consider this--If Mitt Romney were to have been elected to the office of the U.S. Presidency, how could the media attack him on a regular basis?  I say that NBC-TV could make a television series in which the main character looks like Mitt Romney and in which the "first family" can be presented as anything bad overall--such as goofy or dorky--that the producers and writers could set up.  1600 Penn does not look like a series that was made for the sake of real fun.  In the first episode, the President was made to look like a not-so-nice guy at times, and the son was made to be like a jackass.  I asked myself in relation to the entire cast--Would I want these people in my living room each week?  The answer is--No.  One line that caught my attention was spoken by a foreign dignitary around the time of a tennis-match scene, and the line was sort of: "...Treat you like you treated your indigenous people."  The line was an attack on America of long ago, and it was used in the producers' plot to try to persuade the audience or enforce a theme that almost all Americans have been bad and America has been a bad country for decades and decades (which is crap pushed by, for instance, radical blacks like communist-based Barack Obama).  Now, since Mitt Romney was not elected to the office of the U.S. Presidency, NBC-TV can still attack the cliche and false image of a "Republican"--a white rich guy--by running the series, which NBC-TV might hope would be detremental to the next "Republican" candidate for the U.S. Presidency.

    For this 2012-2013 television season, 1600 Penn is not the only sitcom focusing on a "U.S. President."  Some people are watching The First Damily in syndication, such as on Channel 20.1, WMYD-HD, in Detroit.  I have only caught a portion of one episode of this series so far, and, basically, the series focuses on a black president who looks sort of like Barack Obama, and some of the regular performers are Christopher B. Duncan, Kellita Smith, Jackee, Yara Shahidi, Khylin Rhambo, and Sayeed Shahidi.  During a few moments of the episode that I saw--which focused on a comedy roast--it seemed that the president was sort of dork, but I cannot tell if the producers are sort of working to make Barack Obama seem dorky.  However, it seems a goal of the series is not to tie the character to Barack Obama and hurt the public image of Barack Obama, since the entertainment industry is made up of many producers who push socialism and Barack Obama as good.  The creator of the series is Byron Allen (a black), whose history of working in television--nationally distributed television--goes back to the 1970s (when he was a regular on That's Incredible); since the 1970s, he has become a prominent producer--if not the most prominent producer--in offering first-run syndicated programs (such as through the EntertainmentStudios entity).

    Here are now the two good shows to tell you about.  On Saturday, December 22, 2012, I caught a show (it was half way done) called "Heart of Gold" on the this network, and the show was originally an episode of Ford Theatre and was aired on December 25, 1952.  In the story, a boy and a girl--who were likable children--make a snowman, and it comes to life when the girl gives it a heart--a locket.  The snowman was played by Edmund Gwenn, and some of other performers were George Reeves (who played the father), Anita Louise (as the mother), Tommy Rettig (as the boy), and Beverly Washburn (as the girl).  I do recommend this program as something for children to see, and it is available for free on the Internet.  To find it on the Internet, use some of the names of the performers and the title of the show.  It is fun!  Later in the day, I caught an episode of Dragnet 1969, which had been shown originally on NBC-TV on January 9, 1969, on Antenna TV, and the episode is about the killing of a woman, and in the story, Sgt. Joe Friday (played by Jack Webb) and Officer Frank Gannon (played by Harry Morgan) have to deal with a man named Calvin Lampe (played by Burt Mustin).  Although the story is about a murder, it is fun to watch, so hunt it down!

    By the way, that bad show called 1600 Penn comes from these production companies--20th Century Fox Television, Small Dog Pictures Company, and Angry Child Productions.  Does not the name "Angry Child Productions" give you a clue to the nature of the some people working on the series?  It does for me.

    So, I hope your holiday was good, and now I go back to one holiday--Christmas Day.  On December 25, 2012, I happened to catch a program entitled Turning It Around (a Detroit 20/20 special) on WXYZ-HD, Channel 7.1, Detroit, and it was made by the station and hosted by JoAnne Purtan, Stephen Clark, Carolyn Clifford, and Dave LewAllen.  The theme that they were pushing was Detroit was getting better.  The show, which was reviewing things covered over the past year, was a propaganda piece, filled with crap.  Detroit is not getting better because the culture of most of the persons who live in Detroit is not changing.  Such garbage the hosts and others at the station pushed!  One person interviewed noted about this block, which now had a lot of vacant lots, unlike what it had had 26 years ago--People lost their jobs and moved away.  The program did not hint at the reason jobs disappeared and people moved away.  You are urged to see my document entitled Detroit and Death: A View of a Future United States of America, which can be reached by using this link: Detroit.  One story focused on a guy who is instrumental in boarding up abandoned houses in southwest Detroit, though he does not own the houses.  A few persons are being hailed for doing stuff, such as boarding things up and closing things down or restoring a building or two.  I say in jest--That is a sign that Detroit is getting better!  Till most citizens in Detroit begin doing things for themselves and take up keeping their houses up for their families and get out of  the mindset that volunteers are going to save the day, et cetera--which is a change in culture--Detroit is a dead issue.  (By the way, Channel 7.1 has been pushing the "Detroit 20/20" campaign for about two years, which is designed to show only the good being done.)

    On New Year's Eve, I stayed home.  To have a fun evening and have a pleasant evening, I watched episodes of The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show and The Jack Benny Program, shows from the 1950s and 1960s roughly, on Antenna TV (which is on subchannel 38.2 in Detroit).  One reason I like The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show is I like to hear Bea Benaderet (playing Blanche Morton) laugh--it is a fun laugh and a likable laugh.  I am glad I watched Antenna TV, since I missed much of the New Year's Eve special shows on other networks.  I did see a bit of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve at around midnight, since a friend wanted to see the ball drop and count down the change in years; my friend noted how crud the people--the hosts and co-hosts--on the show seemed to be as a whole.  Fortunately for both of us, we missed seeing the cruddy and classless Kathy Griffin, a garbage piece of woman, when she sort of kissed Anderson Cooper's crotch during a CNN program.  I say in jest--"Yes, Kathy Griffin is a real beauty."

    Oh, a few days after New Year's Eve--particularly Thursday, January 3, 2012--Ashleigh Banfield was interviewing Ali Velshi on a CNN program.  Incidentally, CNN is another network that promotes Barack Obama and the Democratic Party (which is at least a communist party).  During the interview, Ali Velshi said--"The GOP needs to learn the difference between the 'debt' and the 'debt ceiling'...." and "...Using the debt ceiling and the ability to pay our bills for things we've already spent is just outrageous.  It was outrageous in August of '11, and it continues to be outrageous.  But the Republicans continue to use this language that somehow it's to control spending.  It's just incorrect...."  A person can see that, through the spoken words, which I present in quotation marks, Ali Velshi was teaching ignorance.  In essence, any debt that the politicians create is debt that the citizens of the country must pay off, and that is why a "debt ceiling" exists--it is to stop politicians from spending endlessly and putting the citizens of the country in debt.  When a "debt ceiling" exists, it is supposed to block future spending and not spending that has already been done.  Ali Velshi pushed crap and a lie, which is what Democrats do.  You should see a government as a household, and a household can only spend so much money before getting in trouble, and a government can only spend so much money before getting in trouble, and the trouble is bankruptcy or economic collapse.  Ali Velshi is an evil man!

    Remember: The Prisoner with Patrick McGoohan was a television show that was produced across the pond and shown on CBS-TV in the late 1960s, and I urge you to find The Prisoner on DVD, maybe from a library, and watch it, and you should show it--all the episodes--to teenagers, or buy it as a present for teenagers.

    By the way, when bad people become politicians, they are very unlikely to create good laws and rules, and that is a rule of life.

Stay well!


copyright c. 2013
Date published: January 10, 2013

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