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Tue Feb 19, 2013, 07:16 PM

Chime in if you remember how the "press" in this country pushed for war [View all]

And if you do, how did it affect you?

I remember it in real time. It was frightening and disgusting after the disbelief wore off. It changed me forever. I will never watch CNN or network news again. I don't believe them. I am much more cynical than I used to be. At the risk of sounding melodramatic, it was the end of my innocence.

But seriously, if you lived through it, it WAS dramatic. It is almost impossible to exaggerate the horror of it.

War pushers were allowed to hold forth endlessly with no challenge whatsover. War protests with millions of people were ignored. People who tried to speak out lost their jobs.

And now that we have been proven right, not a peep. Of course. It's not like the "press" is going to critique itself in any meaningful way. So it's up to us who were there. We should never let it be forgotten.

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