Seton Motley (shown above left) of the Media Research Center explains the radical agenda of President Obama’s “diversity” czar Mark Lloyd to Glenn Beck.
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Mark Lloyd, chief diversity officer of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), said at a conference:
In Venezuela, with Chavez, really an incredible revolution, a democratic revolution to begin to put in place saying that we are going to have impact on the people of Venezuela. The property owners and the folks who were then controlling the media in Venezuela rebelled […] folks here in the U.S. government worked to oust him and came back and had another revolution and Chavez then started to take seriously the media in this country.
Lloyd plans toÂ useÂ FCC regulations on media diversity and localism “to travel alternate routes to arrive at the same destination as the Fairness Doctrine, which is to shut you up by shutting you down,” Motley told Beck. “He wants to assault the radio industry to affect an ideological outcome.”
When Beck asked Motley “the most disturbing thing” about Lloyd,Â Motley said:
He is fundamentally opposed to virtually any private ownership of media. He is fundamentally opposed — he faults — the original sin in communications, in his opinion, is when Jefferson — President Jefferson relinquished control, the post office control of the telegraph. When they relinquished to control to a private entity, that was the original sin of communications because that turned over communications vehicles to the private sector outside of the scope of government control.
Also on the show, Rush Limbaugh excoriatedÂ the Obama administration for its communications power grab:
This whole administration is as radical and far left as any that the country has ever had. What they’re trying to do here to communications is simply stifle dissenting voices. They’re trying to wipe out any opposition.
If you look at Barack ObamaÂ and his track record as a politician, it is to clear the playing field. He doesn’t like to debate his opponents. He just wants to get rid of them. This diversity czar comes from a fringe radical, Saul Alinsky type of background. And the things that he is talking about doing — and I watched your show for the first half hour today — and the things he is talking about doing to shut down radio are simply un-American.Â
Meanwhile, political pundits sayÂ former Rep. Joe Kennedy II (D-Massachusetts) may be in the running to beÂ successor in the U.S. Senate to his leftist uncle Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Massachusetts) who died earlier this week.
Kennedy is a friend and ally of Hugo Chavez, who as Venezuela’s head of state controls Petroleos de Venezuela SA which in turn controls the U.S.-chartered CITGO.
Kennedy is also a communist enabler.
At the direction of Chavez, CITGO provides low-cost fuelÂ to Kennedy’s nonprofit,Â Citizens Energy Corporation, which he created in 1979 to provide discounted home heating oil to low-income people in Massachusetts. The CITGO effort is part of Venezuela’s campaignÂ in the U.S. to put a smiley faceÂ on Chavez’s iron-fisted rule.
In one TV ad about the fuel oil program, Kennedy praised CITGO and condemned U.S. oil companies and the U.S. government: “Some people say itâ€™s bad politics to do this. I say itâ€™s a crime against humanity not to because no one â€” no one â€” should be left out in the cold.â€