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DuctapeFatwa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-03 12:40 AM
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Photo Tricks Betray the 'Saddam' Psyop
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In a December 17th article entitled 'The Saddam Hussein Capture Hoax', Ernesto Cienfuego wrote:

"The CIA photograph..., clearly shows a tree full of ripe dates which in Iraq ripen in late July or early August and never in December. The picture also shows a rope with hanging meat for drying. Our Iraqi sources informed us that this occurs always in the summer and never in December."

That conclusion is dead wrong. In fact, that is the exact conclusion desired by the psyop team who constructed this piece of photo trickery. Take a look at the photo again. The dates are hanging into the picture way too deliberately. One clue was enough. Two like this was overkill.

A rat odor is wafting around again. Can you smell it?
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  -Photo Tricks Betray the 'Saddam' Psyop DuctapeFatwa  Dec-19-03 12:40 AM   #0 
  - So where was the photo taken??  kentuck   Dec-19-03 12:45 AM   #1 
  - Calling all experts!  cmorea   Dec-19-03 12:56 AM   #2 
  - It doesn't matter - the site claims they don't have Saddam at all  Cronus   Dec-19-03 01:04 AM   #4 
  - Hang meat?  SpiralHawk   Dec-19-03 12:49 PM   #19 
     - lol....................Spiral  Skittles   Dec-19-03 01:36 PM   #20 
     - Thank you.  lotteandollie   Dec-21-03 08:58 PM   #28 
  - I Love Gulu Future.....  althecat   Dec-19-03 12:58 AM   #3 
  - Ah propaganda...  FDRrocks   Dec-19-03 01:10 AM   #5 
  - Strange  KC   Dec-19-03 01:17 AM   #6 
  - Saddam chose living in a hole over imunity?  FDRrocks   Dec-19-03 01:19 AM   #7 
  - And, not a cigar was mentioned. Cigar smokers would never be far away  KoKo01   Dec-21-03 08:18 PM   #22 
  - Once again... there are a couple of red flowering shrubs/  JCMach1   Dec-19-03 01:29 AM   #9 
  - Sorry, but unpicked dates stay on the tree and dry like that  JCMach1   Dec-19-03 01:27 AM   #8 
  - What color are they?  cmorea   Dec-19-03 01:53 AM   #14 
  - But if Iraqis are hurting for food.  Code_Name_D   Dec-19-03 12:38 PM   #18 
  - Hello,  Dirk39   Dec-21-03 07:42 PM   #21 
  - JCMach1, I thought you said the birds had picked your trees clean and  KoKo01   Dec-21-03 08:39 PM   #24 
  - Everything thats going on in Iraq is too much under admins control  K-W   Dec-19-03 01:30 AM   #10 
  - Brevity! Well said.  FDRrocks   Dec-19-03 01:33 AM   #11 
     - There may be conspiracy involved in his capture,,,,  JCMach1   Dec-19-03 01:36 AM   #12 
        - Peel layers of whatever.  FDRrocks   Dec-19-03 01:55 AM   #15 
           - I was sure that  Yupster   Dec-22-03 02:36 AM   #38 
  - Not Sure of the Facts on Dates  suigeneris   Dec-19-03 01:51 AM   #13 
  - I did a "Google" on Iraqi Dates after JMach1's post about the yellow dates  KoKo01   Dec-21-03 08:43 PM   #26 
  - here the pic  Must_B_Free   Dec-19-03 02:39 AM   #16 
  - The guy on the right can't keep a straight face  RBHam   Dec-19-03 03:00 AM   #17 
     - Hey, some of us on this post might be avid mystery readers. This  KoKo01   Dec-21-03 08:48 PM   #27 
  - I don't know about that "Gulu" site, ( a little strange) but they do make  KoKo01   Dec-21-03 08:36 PM   #23 
  - They are very fit...  lotteandollie   Dec-21-03 08:42 PM   #25 
  - I will certainly keep it in mind when I build a bomb shelter, to use foam  karlschneider   Dec-21-03 09:04 PM   #29 
  - It's not a bomb shelter  nhtfopo   Dec-21-03 09:19 PM   #30 
  - Why two guys to lift it?  daleo   Dec-22-03 12:19 AM   #31 
     - Teamwork  BrotherBuzz   Dec-22-03 12:40 AM   #32 
  - That's mostly because  Yupster   Dec-22-03 02:38 AM   #39 
  - Other photos show reporters wearing coats.  alfredo   Dec-22-03 12:59 AM   #33 
  - About the date harvest  alfredo   Dec-22-03 01:01 AM   #34 
  - Somebody help me  anarchy1999   Dec-22-03 01:06 AM   #35 
  - They use computer animation  lazarus   Dec-22-03 01:47 AM   #36 
     - The 9/11 turnaround was lightning fast also  DS1   Dec-22-03 08:26 AM   #43 
  - FWIW, the soldiers sure look like they're dressed for December.  VolcanoJen   Dec-22-03 02:16 AM   #37 
  - DU busted this hoax wide open 3 days they are spinning it that  ElsewheresDaughter   Dec-22-03 06:44 AM   #40 
     - Favorable concessions from the US Military  OldSoldier   Dec-22-03 07:04 AM   #41 
        - Latest news says the Kurds want Kirkuk. Of course they do.  Matilda   Dec-22-03 08:22 AM   #42 
           - how did  maxanne   Dec-22-03 09:23 AM   #44 

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