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Old 09-14-2009, 01:06 PM
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OK since no one has used this thread to bash anyone lately I guess I will.

Everyone here has an opinion about how congress will handle healthcare reform and if they can do what they say they will including me.

Of course you all know where I stand, congress couldn't wipe their own arse without at least four congressional committee's delegating what brand of tissue to use.

With that said I will continue this bash by saying I think anything congress does is whack! Since I don't have cable I must use a digital converter box to watch anything on TV. When congress first proposed this I said they were going to screw it up somehow and by God was I ever right.

Congress said we would get more station when we switched to digital. UH, no we aren't Mr. congressman. I use to get 23 station with my analog TV outside antenna. I got stations in Detroit, Flint, Saginaw, Lansing, Toledo, Windsor, Sarnia, and on a cold crisp clear night in winter I could pick up Buffalo. Today, however, I get at most 12 stations. Three barely come in and the pictures are so scrambled that they ain't worth the time to even try to watch anything. Several of the staations that come in have no closed captioning, which for me is a must since I am deaf. So out of the twelve station that I get I can watch maybe 7 if I'm lucky.

Now you tell me, did congress keep their promise of better picture, better reception, and more stations? I vote no. Congress will promise you the moon, but more often than not they hand you a bill for their effort. The people had no say in the matter of going digital, congress knew what was best. But as always it ends up being at best a half measure.

You all can point out that at least congress tries to what is right, the problem is they get it wrong so often you can't trust what they say, and I for one my friends say no to their 1000+ page healthcare scam!
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Lucky I have cable.... But sure agree with you on the rest MrLiberty. No plan in sight so we have to trust them to do more of the same.. UGH...
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When I first saw this title I thought it was about the police officers kicking the crap out of the guys pulled over for a shooting. The news helicopter was hovering and filming it. Even though this is not what that title was about, I'll give my opinion anyway. When I first saw it on the news, I laughed and laughed. I don't think anything should have been done to these police officers bashing the bad guys. They witnessed what just happened and subdued the criminals before they (officers) or anyone else could become victims themselves. I think this should be a warning to criminals. When you're being pulled over after committing the crime, you may get the cop that follows "the book" or maybe not. That's the chances you take. Just like the criminal doesn't give a crap about thier victims' rights, no one should care about the criminal's rights either.
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OK since no one has used this thread to bash anyone lately I guess I will.

Everyone here has an opinion about how congress will handle healthcare reform and if they can do what they say they will including me.

Of course you all know where I stand, congress couldn't wipe their own arse without at least four congressional committee's delegating what brand of tissue to use.

With that said I will continue this bash by saying I think anything congress does is whack! Since I don't have cable I must use a digital converter box to watch anything on TV. When congress first proposed this I said they were going to screw it up somehow and by God was I ever right.

Congress said we would get more station when we switched to digital. UH, no we aren't Mr. congressman. I use to get 23 station with my analog TV outside antenna. I got stations in Detroit, Flint, Saginaw, Lansing, Toledo, Windsor, Sarnia, and on a cold crisp clear night in winter I could pick up Buffalo. Today, however, I get at most 12 stations. Three barely come in and the pictures are so scrambled that they ain't worth the time to even try to watch anything. Several of the staations that come in have no closed captioning, which for me is a must since I am deaf. So out of the twelve station that I get I can watch maybe 7 if I'm lucky.

Now you tell me, did congress keep their promise of better picture, better reception, and more stations? I vote no. Congress will promise you the moon, but more often than not they hand you a bill for their effort. The people had no say in the matter of going digital, congress knew what was best. But as always it ends up being at best a half measure.

You all can point out that at least congress tries to what is right, the problem is they get it wrong so often you can't trust what they say, and I for one my friends say no to their 1000+ page healthcare scam!


Don't think that congress's promises about more and better were anything that they "did". It was merely the fact that they have controlled the "air waves" in the past that prevented this "digital frequencies" from happening sooner......just like it is THEIR RULES that are keeping insurance costs and healthcare costs so high. Note specifically that it IS private enterprise that provides the BETTER results and it is government that HOLDS THEM BACK.

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There ARE many more channels available with digital. I suspect that you may not have allowed your new digital receiver to "scan" for channels. Each of your old stations should now have several "sub-channels"...... With the "new frequencies" there was a slight lowering of power but you should still receive almost as many depending on how far away they are. Try rescanning. Also getting a "power antenna" or an adjustable antenna or the old "aluminum foil trick".
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I am going to BASH AWAY at dead men doing more commercials, Billy Mays has had two of them...

And the Sham Man had one a short bit ago... Let them RIP.. So I have peace.
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Bill O'Rielly on the CMT awards? What's that all about? He said Naomi Judd was on his show (sorry I missed that ) and was very patriotic or some such poodle crap.
See the people these guys pander to?
Naomi Judd. Now there's a GOP commentator for you.
I guess there's even a place for country music has-beens. Hey at least she doesn't have to do horoscopes on late night TV!
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Don't think that congress's promises about more and better were anything that they "did". It was merely the fact that they have controlled the "air waves" in the past that prevented this "digital frequencies" from happening sooner......just like it is THEIR RULES that are keeping insurance costs and healthcare costs so high. Note specifically that it IS private enterprise that provides the BETTER results and it is government that HOLDS THEM BACK.

As to your specific problem.....
There ARE many more channels available with digital. I suspect that you may not have allowed your new digital receiver to "scan" for channels. Each of your old stations should now have several "sub-channels"...... With the "new frequencies" there was a slight lowering of power but you should still receive almost as many depending on how far away they are. Try rescanning. Also getting a "power antenna" or an adjustable antenna or the old "aluminum foil trick".
I have scanned once a week but to no avail. I've thought of a power antenna, but have reluctantly decided to go back to cable. I do believe this is what some in congress wanted all along. Me thinks they own stock in Comcast or digital TV!
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I have scanned once a week but to no avail. I've thought of a power antenna, but have reluctantly decided to go back to cable. I do believe this is what some in congress wanted all along. Me thinks they own stock in Comcast or digital TV!
Welcome back to the 21st century..

Have you noticed your picture is clearer?
Congresscritters have stock in about anything that makes $$$$$$$.
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I am going to BASH AWAY at dead men doing more commercials, Billy Mays has had two of them...

And the Sham Man had one a short bit ago... Let them RIP.. So I have peace.
I dunno...they're more convincing than some of the live ones.
There's some law firm Bender & something??? where some guy who probably couldn't tell cattle from horses wears a cowboy hat. I want to slap him every time I see his face.
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I dunno...they're more convincing than some of the live ones.
There's some law firm Bender & something??? where some guy who probably couldn't tell cattle from horses wears a cowboy hat. I want to slap him every time I see his face.
Bender and Bender tax cheats.. Ditto and what make me upset is I think Al Gore looking at him. UGH.
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