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Stewart Gives Back to D.C.

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Posted on Oct 27, 2010
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As he prepares for Saturday’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” in Washington, D.C., Jon Stewart has been using his “Daily Show” platform to rustle up funds to help shape up and beautify the National Mall in our nation’s capital.  —KA

Kindness in USA Today:

Selected as the official non-profit of the upcoming “Rally to Restore Sanity,” the Trust for the National Mall has raised $106,986.50 since Stewart’s Oct. 6th announcement that the Trust had been selected.

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By lockweed, November 1, 2010 at 7:41 pm Link to this comment
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Jon Stewart is a bigot.

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By Volma, October 31, 2010 at 8:28 pm Link to this comment

Although I have enjoyed the humor on the daily show, I have questioned the humor and content…It seems targeted specifically for liberals who
are asleep to reality..This show also supports the division, the us against them, liberal vs conservative divide needed to keep US citizens
fighting blaming finger pointing each other…

A country divided is weak and less powerful. The politicians are truly not divided, most work for the corporate elite, not for the US citizens..

“The Daily show” promotes, elitism, pseudo-intellectual snobbery (the teabaggers, Conspiracy Theorist are unaware, paranoid, ignorant sheeple, ha ha)band-wagoning don’t think for yourself propaganda… Join them, not to question the obvious, or authority, stay asleep, believe in the system, just laugh laugh laugh…...

The Daily Show writers are not mellow funny slackers, they are intensely political and have an agenda…They want you to laugh and blow off some very dire and serious realities we are living in..Yes, historically all evil rulers, fascist overlords, invaders and so on were defeated by, denial of truth/facts and laughter, right…

Do some research, a lot of research as to who these people really are behind the curtain or facade that is created for them…Has anyone ever wondered why Fox has allowed this show to stay on air for years?

This show is a propaganda tool for the left leaning sleepers out there…It is a great tool, keeps the divide going, keeps people from thinking for themselves…It’s not any different in function than the Tea Party’s or the Fox News propaganda…They tell you what reality is, and because it’s easy, their cool and your on their side, off the hook for any personal responsibility in thinking for yourself your on the bus….

You won’t find news commentaries that looks at the Daily Show critically, wholly and realistically in Truth Dig, or (nor at right wing Fox new) most other major news made for the Left Why?...

The true alternative real news are going bust,
they are not backed by corporate sponsors, but by reader contribution…Their readers are generally poor too, and the corporate News owners, know this, in fact they are counting on this…

The real news will eventually die for lack of funding… To get different, deeper, fuller, more truthful news look for it, to start, go to the:

“Information Clearing House,” http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/

Indi-News sources, some great news blogs out there even major enews out side of the US (Russia Today, London Times, Mail, etc)have more relevant news about the US than most see.. 

http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2010/10/links-for-2010-10-25.html

http://www.projectcensored.org/

For Jon and his writers, here are some sites of the crazy crazy ignorant, conspiracy theory nuts who think 911 was covered up by powers that be, and that it was used as an event to start a war for oh, maybe
oil? Maybe….
http://firefightersfor911truth.org/ http://www.pilotsfor911truth.org/ 
http://mp911truth.org/
http://pl911truth.com/ http://stj911.org/ 
You will be shocked at how much you aren’t told…

Oh and here is a great article about John Stewart’s show and his writers…
http://redactednews.blogspot.com/2010/10/jon-stewarts-executive-producer.htmlLBNL:

What does it say about a show that is donating all it’s income for this event, to beautify the Nation’s Capital mall, when there is so much poverty homelessness, hunger and suffering in the US now more than ever…This is a slap in the face to all people who are suffering (another reason why some could blame the heartless liberal elite for
their hunger, death,of the liberal class, Mr Hodges)and it ignores the true crisis we are in…

Of course unless these unaware,  laughing fans of the Daily Show, lost their jobs, became homeless, love ones to war, their cable and internet they wouldn’t have a clue as to why this is really really offensive, cold, calculating and nasty..

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By gerard, October 30, 2010 at 3:34 pm Link to this comment

People who don’t have any sense of balance, don’t have any sense of balance. 

Humor is the best answer to over-serious invokers of doom.  Too bad they seldom “get the joke” themselves.  Nothing too much, as the old Greeks opined.

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By wtc7_IsABadWord, October 30, 2010 at 4:14 am Link to this comment

One of Jon Stewart’s writers gave back a lot to the friends and families of the 9/11 victims. I think he’s in jail now for it.

Way to go Jon Stewart

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By J, October 29, 2010 at 1:06 am Link to this comment
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@DocReality What exactly makes Stewart a zionist hack?

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By MeHere, October 28, 2010 at 6:16 pm Link to this comment

How about money to “restore sanity” to the poor neighborhoods of Washington
DC?

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By sukhbir, October 28, 2010 at 4:06 pm Link to this comment
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What a pointless distraction

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By DocReality, October 27, 2010 at 8:12 pm Link to this comment

Somebody get rid of this Zionist hack.

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