mbillips: So, will they keep the Current TV brand and throw Al Jazeera programming on it, or will Al Jazeera's 24-hour news channel finally get on my local cable package? Because I've been wanting that for a long time; they're the second-best 24-hour news channel out there, next to the BBC.
Thunderpipes: Al sold his network to an Oil country, which he is supposed to hate.
fickenchucker: Al Gore is a dick and a hypocrite on many issues, but I will give him credit for being a great money-hungry capitalist.Seriously, though, even assuming AJ is evil, our country is founded on freedom of speech. Insane thoughts are allowed to exist for a reason--in order to advertise the opposing opinion, and to clarify who the nuts are.Nazis and Westboro Baptist Church are allowed to do their things because of this freedom, so what's the big deal with an Arabic news channel that we all know covers legitimate news as well as broadcasts terrorist insanity?
sararenne: Am I supposed to be offended by this sale?
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