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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

al Zwahiri anticipates Liberal policy in Iraq

Grab yourself a beer, a cup of coffee or a Sobies and then google “Bush/Iraq or Cindy Sheehan, or Michael Moore, or or Democrats/Iraq or US drops bomb on school” to refresh your memories on how the Left perceives Bush, the US and the War on Terror. Once you’ve studied the Left’s rhetoric on the war in Iraq and its position on terrorism…cut and run because it’s just like Viet Nam and we’re in a quagmire and Bush is a War Criminal, sit back and read al Zwahiri’s (Bin Laden’s right hand man) letter to al Zarqawi, the mastermind terrorist in Iraq. Click here to read the English translation of the 13 page letter

You might note the reference to cut and run/Viet Nam and how al Zwahiri is concerned with the US hurriedly withdrawing troops from Iraq and how they must quickly fill the void. It’s as if he’s been reading the polls (60% of Americans are now against the War in Iraq) and the Democrats/Liberal’s cut and run plan for the War on Terror! Now, didn't we just know that's what was going to happen!


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3:35 PM  
Anonymous kathyb said...

Unbelievable! This scares the crap out of me! It sounds like Hitler's doctrine, being practised by followers of Jimmy Jones (remember the cyanide koolaid party?)

We have got a gator by the tail and if we let go, we are all in some deep trouble! I cannot even imagine what things would be like today for Americans, if GW hadn't stood up to the 9/11 attacks. I don't think they anticipated us showing up on their doorstep and give them a fight! Clearly, we muddied up their Grand Plan for the Middle East and the sooner the coalition gets out of there, the sooner they can get back to the business of ridding the world of anyone who doesn't embrace their warped doctrine.

It scares me that so few Americans take the time to really analyze what is being fed to them by the Mainstream Media (who are very Socialist minded) - and never think about the other side of the picture - it is always there.

Heaven help us if we falter now!

5:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

where are the weapons of mass destruction that Georgie said

10:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Anonymous said...
where are the weapons of mass destruction that Georgie said"

Clearly, they are all followers of these guys!

10:06 AM  
Anonymous Uncle Sam said...

"where are the weapons of mass destruction that Georgie said"

They went to Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iran and Egypt.

2:14 PM  
Anonymous Sallyann said...

Bush low poll numbers on Iraq War reflect media bias. Basically, we're being brainwashed!

From MRC:
"This conclusion is based on a Media Research Center study of broadcast network news coverage of the Iraq war so far this year. MRC analysts reviewed all 1,388 Iraq stories broadcast on ABC’s World News Tonight, the CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News from January 1 through September 30. (In 2006, the MRC will release a similar analysis of cable news coverage of Iraq.) Among the key findings:

■ Network coverage has been overwhelmingly pessimistic. More than half of all stories (848, or 61%) focused on negative topics or presented a pessimistic analysis of the situation, four times as many as featured U.S. or Iraqi achievements or offered an optimistic assessment (just 211 stories, or 15%).

■ News about the war has grown increasingly negative. In January and February, about a fifth of all network stories (21%) struck a hopeful note, while just over half presented a negative slant on the situation. By August and September, positive stories had fallen to a measly seven percent and the percentage of bad news stories swelled to 73 percent of all Iraq news, a ten-to-one disparity.

■ Terrorist attacks are the centerpiece of TV’s war news. Two out of every five network evening news stories (564) featured car bombings, assassinations, kidnappings or other attacks launched by the terrorists against the Iraqi people or coalition forces, more than any other topic.

■ Even coverage of the Iraqi political process has been negative. More stories (124) focused on shortcomings in Iraq’s political process — the danger of bloodshed during the January elections, political infighting among politicians, and fears that the new Iraqi constitution might spur more civil strife — than found optimism in the Iraqi people’s historic march to democracy (92 stories). One-third of those optimistic stories (32) appeared on just two nights — January 30 and 31, just after Iraq’s first successful elections.

■ Few stories focused on the heroism or generous actions of American soldiers. Just eight stories were devoted to recounting episodes of heroism or valor by U.S. troops, and another nine stories featured instances when soldiers reached out to help the Iraqi people. In contrast, 79 stories focused on allegations of combat mistakes or outright misconduct on the part of U.S. military personnel.

■ It’s not as if there was no “good news” to report. NBC’s cameras found a bullish stock market and a hiring boom in Baghdad’s business district, ABC showcased the coalition’s successful effort to bring peace to a Baghdad thoroughfare once branded “Death Street,” and CBS documented how the one-time battleground of Sadr City is now quiet and citizens are beginning to benefit from improved public services. Stories describing U.S. and Iraqi achievements provided essential context to the discouraging drumbeat of daily news, but were unfortunately just a small sliver of TV’s Iraq news.

It is probably predictable that journalists would emphasize bad news, but network TV’s profoundly pessimistic coverage has shortchanged the accomplishments of both the U.S. military and Iraq’s new leaders and has certainly contributed to the public’s growing discontent with the war. Just as it would be wrong for reporters to conceal any bad news, it is wrong for journalists to downplay the good news that is being made in Iraq. Reporters have the responsibility to fully inform citizens about progress that is being made amid great sacrifice, and they are not doing so."

11:37 PM  

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