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Where’s the follow up???

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sinklair
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Where’s the follow up???

Post by sinklair » Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:56 pm

Four years ago, then Republican nominee for President Donald Trump came to Flint after the invitation of WEYI owner Armstrong Williams and gave an exclusive interview to Dave Bondy.

https://nbc25news.com/news/local/trump- ... ter-crisis

After promising to fix the water crisis, clean up blighted neighborhoods, create jobs, improve student test scores in Flint and other urban (Black) areas, what’s been accomplished? Why hasn’t the In Over Her Head News Director had Dave or others do a story that looks at how now President Trump’s policies have or more likely have not reached those goals.

It’ll be interesting to see if the new GM does anything to right the sinking ship that is 25-66/Mid-Michigan NOW’s pathetic attempt at local government accountability journalism. (Insert laugh track here.)



R Bedell
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by R Bedell » Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:12 pm

Here is a novel idea, why hasn't the Flint City Council manned up and put on their Adult pants on, and DO SOMETHING? This playing the victim card gets real old.



sinklair
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by sinklair » Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:24 pm

No one forced Trump to make promises to improve Flint. Those were his words. Now it’s fair for 25-66 — who gave him the platform — to fact check if the President has lived up to his promises. Show what has and hasn’t been done.



R Bedell
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by R Bedell » Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:34 pm

The City of Flint has been given $$$$ Millions. How much money was given, where was it spent, and where is the AUDIT...???
Why don't TV25-66 ask those questions ..??? Where is the transparency..???



lovinlife101
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by lovinlife101 » Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:05 pm

R Bedell wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:12 pm
Here is a novel idea, why hasn't the Flint City Council manned up and put on their Adult pants on, and DO SOMETHING? This playing the victim card gets real old.
Yep.

“We’re too black and stupid to do anything for ourselves,” is getting really old.



lovinlife101
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by lovinlife101 » Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:06 pm

sinklair wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:56 pm
Four years ago, then Republican nominee for President Donald Trump came to Flint after the invitation of WEYI owner Armstrong Williams and gave an exclusive interview to Dave Bondy.

https://nbc25news.com/news/local/trump- ... ter-crisis

After promising to fix the water crisis, clean up blighted neighborhoods, create jobs, improve student test scores in Flint and other urban (Black) areas, what’s been accomplished? Why hasn’t the In Over Her Head News Director had Dave or others do a story that looks at how now President Trump’s policies have or more likely have not reached those goals.

It’ll be interesting to see if the new GM does anything to right the sinking ship that is 25-66/Mid-Michigan NOW’s pathetic attempt at local government accountability journalism. (Insert laugh track here.)
It would require some people to eat crow and none of them will do that.



sinklair
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by sinklair » Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:06 pm

The businessman president should be doing an audit and make sure the money dedicated to fix the Flint water crisis is going to the right efforts. And 25-66, 5, 12, MLive and others should be following the money. Promises made. Promises broken.



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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by Dudley » Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:18 pm

Obummer and his crew flew into Flint to say I got your back! What the hell did he do besides spend our money to fly him and all his security staff and vehicles to Flint to not do SHIT! WHAT ABOUT THAT, ASSWIPE!



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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by matt1 » Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:02 am

Same for the Sanford, MI & Edenville, MI DAMS!!



sinklair
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by sinklair » Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:29 am

Obama hasn’t been President for the past four years. President Trump has been.

Same for Gov. Whitmer who — along with AG Dana Nessel — made promises to the residents of Flint about fixing the ongoing problems and holding those responsible accountable for their actions.

Real “Journalists” have a responsibility to go back and hold politicians (of both parties) accountable for the promises they made and the subsequent actions/priorities they followed through with (or didn’t).

25-66’s In Over Her Head News Director has made a decision not to follow through with this type of coverage. Many believe it’s because she doesn’t want to ruffle feathers with WEYI owner Armstrong Williams, who remains involved with the Trump campaign and business manager of HUD Secretary Ben Carson, and her corporate overlords conservative broadcaster Sinclair Broadcasting. In other words, she’s rolling over and not doing her job as an independent journalist because of politics.



R Bedell
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by R Bedell » Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:14 am

Obama hasn’t been President for the past four years. President Trump has been.
Typical Liberal diversion when they don't to answer a question.
Real “Journalists” have a responsibility to go back and hold politicians (of both parties) accountable for the promises they made and the subsequent actions/priorities they followed through with (or didn’t).
LMAO.... :lol :lol :lol Show us a Real Journalist, instead of the DNC political Activist/Supporters...!!! Further, your "accountability" is selective depending on party Affiliation.

How about putting on some Adult Pants and try to become a "real journalist" instead of crying like a 7 yr old little girl, and blaming everything on TV25-66 Management and Armstrong Williams.

Polly wanna a Cracker ???

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lovinlife101
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by lovinlife101 » Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:55 am

sinklair wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:29 am
Real “Journalists” have a responsibility to go back and hold politicians (of both parties) accountable for the promises they made and the subsequent actions/priorities they followed through with (or didn’t).
Real journalists have a responsibility to hold the powerful accountable, not praise them at every opportunity, team up with them at every opportunity, join them in their job, and get paid to consult them, which is a clear conflict of interest, but Bill Harris made a career out of it and nobody but I have called him out in it.



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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by MasterB » Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:27 am

Flint victims get $600 Million for a settlement surprised it wasn't a billion dollars that the state had to pay. The people of Flint need to vote everyone out and give the GOP a shot as the Dems in Flint have done nothing and a crime rate that is very high.


Go Pistons, Let's Go Redwings.

sinklair
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by sinklair » Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:56 am

Master: GOP... like Rick Snyder?



R Bedell
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Re: Where’s the follow up???

Post by R Bedell » Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:28 am

Master: GOP... like Rick Snyder?
Certainly and absolutely NOT like Democrat City Council of Flint. They have screwed the Citizens of Flint since 1970.



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