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Poll question: The Berg Murder: A Democratic Underground Poll
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Edited on Wed May-12-04 07:24 AM by liberalnproud
I have read many many threads on this subject over the past 18 or so hours. Some people see it as a MIHOP type of incident. Some people imagine it as a LIHOP type of incident. Some DUers are angry at the tin-foil rantings of some. Some believe the official story that is being told via the American press.

There was alot of infighting going on yesterday and last night. There was alot of name-calling. Some people have left DU forever because of bad feelings. Some DUer's, I noticed, stayed completely away from the threads. I would assume it was because of the toxic nature of the exchanges taking place.

I would like to get an idea of what percentages of our DUers believe we are not getting the correct story from our media. What percentage accept the story. It is an issue that has caused great division here.

The intention of this poll is not to start a flamefest. It is to find out scientifically how we are divided.

Poll result (340 votes)
This poor kid was just at the wrong place at the wrong time. Al Queda needed a subject and they found one. (88 votes, 26%)Vote
This was not Al Queda, but some militant Iraqi group, trying to use Mr. Berg to get friends or family released from the Abu Graib prison. (10 votes, 3%)Vote
This was an act committed for the purposed of forcing the withdrawal of the Coalition from Iraq. (2 votes, 1%)Vote
This was a staged event to get the torture by Americans off the front pages and the lead stories of American news. (20 votes, 6%)Vote
I am not sure yet. But I have some questions. (139 votes, 41%)Vote
This story just doesn't sit right with me. I think it is likely it is a staged event. (35 votes, 10%)Vote
This is definately a CIA/Mossad propoganda piece, with the purpose of inflaming the Americans, and shoring up waning support for this war. (46 votes, 14%)Vote

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  -The Berg Murder: A Democratic Underground Poll liberalnproud  May-12-04 07:19 AM   #0 
  - I chose the first option  sirjwtheblack   May-12-04 07:21 AM   #1 
  - yeah, my thoughts, too! n/t  Claire_beth   May-12-04 07:30 AM   #3 
  - No one "has" to commit barbaric acts against innocent people  kcwayne   May-12-04 07:47 AM   #6 
     - You're thinking it through from the wrong angle.  sirjwtheblack   May-12-04 08:21 AM   #11 
        - I think my post shows that I understand perfectly well how the cycle runs  kcwayne   May-12-04 08:41 AM   #12 
           - That's fine,  sirjwtheblack   May-12-04 09:02 AM   #14 
              - True if credibility is only measured by how many people you get killed  kcwayne   May-12-04 09:10 AM   #15 
                 - Which barbarians are going to blink first though?  sirjwtheblack   May-12-04 09:20 AM   #16 
                    - I am not missing your point at all  kcwayne   May-12-04 09:45 AM   #19 
                       - I think you are an idealist  sirjwtheblack   May-12-04 10:08 AM   #20 
                          - Which side quits first depends on too many unknowable factors  kcwayne   May-12-04 10:24 AM   #21 
                             - Again, Ho Chi Minh had a country  sirjwtheblack   May-12-04 11:13 AM   #23 
                                - Al Queda does have a country  kcwayne   May-12-04 11:20 AM   #24 
                                   - Islam is an ideology  sirjwtheblack   May-12-04 11:24 AM   #25 
                                      - A Nation is an ideology as well  kcwayne   May-12-04 12:10 PM   #28 
                                         - Native Americans had no sovereignty?  sirjwtheblack   May-12-04 01:39 PM   #30 
                                            - Now you are missing my point  kcwayne   May-12-04 03:25 PM   #32 
  - I voted #1  Waverley_Hills_Hiker   May-12-04 07:21 AM   #2 
  - Nothing in politics is an accident...  seventhson   May-12-04 07:46 AM   #4 
  - LIke daniel pearl... he was killed by our freaks, for their freaks, to get  radwriter0555   May-12-04 07:47 AM   #5 
  - Danny Pearl killed by OUR spooks???  seventhson   May-12-04 07:53 AM   #8 
  - First answer  mmonk   May-12-04 07:50 AM   #7 
  - Just the fact that it very well COULD be a staged event  cryingshame   May-12-04 07:53 AM   #9 
  - So far it is 35% for the official version.  liberalnproud   May-12-04 08:13 AM   #10 
  - I chose 'doesn't sit right - staged', but by and for whom, I have no idea.  Screaming Lord Byron   May-12-04 08:44 AM   #13 
  - I chose the first, but why inject the Mossad here?  question everything   May-12-04 09:25 AM   #17 
  - What an odd theory.  liberalnproud   May-12-04 09:32 AM   #18 
  - Chose the last option  devinsgram   May-12-04 10:52 AM   #22 
  - who really knows.........  rppper   May-12-04 11:31 AM   #26 
  - this story just doesn't sit right  hippiegranny   May-12-04 11:33 AM   #27 
  - Only 33 % Accepting the "Official Version" n/t  liberalnproud   May-12-04 12:53 PM   #29 
  - I have questions  Generator   May-12-04 01:50 PM   #31 
  - Now 29% of DUers accepting the 'Official Story"  liberalnproud   May-12-04 04:41 PM   #33 
  - Here we go into hour number 8 in my scientific experiment.  liberalnproud   May-12-04 06:33 PM   #34 
  - Berg may have had sensitive photos. Took photos of ABU GHRAIB  Tinoire   May-12-04 06:46 PM   #35 
  - My experiment has not been terminatied, I still have a grant.  liberalnproud   May-12-04 08:36 PM   #36 
  - Official Story 29% Suspicious with Questions 40%  liberalnproud   May-13-04 09:39 AM   #37 
  - ## Support Democratic Underground! ##  DU GrovelBot   May-13-04 09:39 AM   #38 
  - Let's see if we can get the numbers to change at all.  liberalnproud   May-13-04 01:20 PM   #39 
  - We still have voting, just not posting  liberalnproud   May-13-04 01:50 PM   #40 
  - polls still open n/t  liberalnproud   May-13-04 02:16 PM   #41 
  - Study is almost complete  liberalnproud   May-13-04 07:57 PM   #42 
  - People are still voting.  liberalnproud   May-13-04 10:02 PM   #43 
  - unsure  Djinn   May-13-04 10:10 PM   #44 
  - Kicking to complete my study  liberalnproud   May-14-04 05:56 AM   #45 
  - Freepers asking questions too!  NewYorkerfromMass   May-14-04 06:35 AM   #46 
  - i am not sure  friendofbenn   May-14-04 06:42 AM   #47 
  - who benefits from this,  Disturbed   May-14-04 07:06 AM   #48 
  - Occam's Razor  ritc2750   May-14-04 07:09 AM   #49 
  - Ok last run through the first page of GD and they I will do my  liberalnproud   May-14-04 01:56 PM   #50 
  - WTHeck  liberalnproud   May-14-04 04:49 PM   #51 
  - I know, I said it before, but I am going to get some pollsters  liberalnproud   May-15-04 06:43 AM   #52 
 

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