Channel Surfing for March 19, 2009

Wherever you go, you can't escape the news.

We live our lives surrounded by so much information; it shapes perceptions and turns unfounded lies into truths.

So it goes…


" — can't even begin to imagine the manipulation that so called "pro evolved" sites must have had on these children. They are in very formitive and malleable years, and it's paranoia-induced nonsense like what has been cropping up on the internet that I think really motivated these children to do what they did. Really, though the most troubling issue about this is the poor mental health care system in this country today. These kids were all troubled youths who managed to slip through — "


" — in the meantime we're expecting the President to hold a press conference about this tragedy within the hour. I'm joined tonight by social welfare analyst Barbara Williams, who'll be aiding in our analysis of these troubled and confused youths who tragicly — "


" — already hearing the left-wing liberal bleeding-hearts crying out about the "Evolved Rights" being responsible for these children's deaths. You know who should be tried and convicted of murder for these thirty-five kids? Their parents. Where were they in all of this? How dumb and blind do you have to be to not notice these changes going on in your own son or daughter? I think these negelegent and frankly irresponsible parents should be dragged out into the street and sh — "


" — presumed that conspiracy-media outlets that carry sensational footage by radical pro-evolved groups like PARIAH and Phoenix may been responsible for these children feeling so ostricised from society. "Help has been, and always will be available to any child who wishes to talk about their ability," said the secretary for the beaureau of child welfare, commenting on the initiative in school where teachers have been reaching out to troubled children. "Obviously, these children had issues long before this tragedy, and it's a shame that they were driven to something so drastic by these fear-mongering — "


" — discuss the history of suicide pacts, something that has been a frightening phenomenon. Suicide pacts are generally distinct from mass suicide. The latter refers to incidents in which a larger number of people kill themselves together for the same ideological reason, often within a religious, political, military or paramilitary context. Suicide pacts, on the other hand, usually involve small groups of people (such as married or romantic partners, family members, or friends) whose motivations are intensely personal and — "


" — really want us to believe the government is just making teenagers disappear? I really find it hard to believe. We've danced around this issue of registration on the program quite a bit over the last year, and right now I don't see it being the plastic registration card that's the issue, I see it being the parents who let their children feel so separated from their families. These poor kids needed more guidance, better parenting, and a firmer education about what it means to be what they are. If you ask me — "

…and on and on into the cable channels. The world keeps spinning.

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