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ShortnFiery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-25-09 01:37 AM
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38. That was my first thought as "the woman" on the phone smoothly transitioned to ...
Edited on Thu Jun-25-09 01:39 AM by ShortnFiery
asking for OUR help to stop what she was describing. :wtf: Doesn't pass the smell test.

I found this very disappointing and shoddy work by CNN. Posting "tweats" and unsourced PhoneCons are less than stellar examples of journalistic integrity.

No doubt that the regime is cracking down but that does not mean that our M$M accept all input. :thumbsdown:
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  -They are hacking people up with axes in Tehran ourbluenation  Jun-24-09 10:43 AM   #0 
  - Correction: Some are Twittering that people are being assaulted by axes  Oregone   Jun-24-09 10:45 AM   #1 
  - it was an eye witness account on CNN a few moments ago. Live phone call  ourbluenation   Jun-24-09 10:46 AM   #2 
  - Here's some of that conversation:  lamp_shade   Jun-24-09 10:47 AM   #3 
  - Sorry? I find no recordings of no such conversations at the links provided.  Ghost Dog   Jun-24-09 11:43 AM   #20 
     - Recording here and very graphic picture that is probably an axe wound  csziggy   Jun-25-09 01:57 AM   #39 
  - Replaying over and over  Oregone   Jun-24-09 10:48 AM   #4 
  - Awkward moment when she asked us to help. Reporter didn't know what to say and thanked her and that  ourbluenation   Jun-24-09 11:37 AM   #17 
  - I heard that conversation and it sounded over the top to me, but who the hell knows  Fuzz   Jun-24-09 11:59 AM   #26 
  - While I have no doubt the security forces are escalating the violence  Warpy   Jun-24-09 11:00 AM   #9 
  - terror isn't about effective. it is about terror.  Statistical   Jun-24-09 11:07 AM   #12 
  - No photos yet of anything but demonstrators, clouds of gas  Warpy   Jun-24-09 11:23 AM   #16 
  - Precisely.  TheWraith   Jun-24-09 12:53 PM   #31 
  - If he is a good ring leader then  keepthemhonest   Jun-24-09 11:54 AM   #23 
  - Correction: Someone is claiming on DU that some are twittering that some are being assaulted...  SlipperySlope   Jun-24-09 02:15 PM   #35 
  - I'll never get over the Kuwaiti incubator babies hoax.  dorkulon   Jun-25-09 03:09 AM   #43 
  - I'll believe it when I see it  HarvardMed   Jun-24-09 10:49 AM   #5 
  - I know. I didn't see Gov Sanford in Argentina either. n/t  ourbluenation   Jun-24-09 11:45 AM   #21 
  - highly doubtful  grantcart   Jun-24-09 10:51 AM   #6 
  - They might be, but why be in such a hurry to believe this...  TreasonousBastard   Jun-24-09 10:56 AM   #7 
  - "will it just fade away in the background like most of South Asia and Africa"  redqueen   Jun-24-09 12:36 PM   #28 
  - CNN and Al Jazeera both have had people on the phone talking about it...  TheWraith   Jun-24-09 12:50 PM   #30 
     - It doesn't-- I have no doubt some people are being...  TreasonousBastard   Jun-24-09 02:03 PM   #34 
  - Nothing to see here. Now back to Jon and Kate+8 minus 1..........  piratefish08   Jun-24-09 10:59 AM   #8 
  - Nico Pitney says the source is reliable  riverwalker   Jun-24-09 11:01 AM   #10 
  - Even Jayson Blair has some reliable information at a time  Oregone   Jun-24-09 11:05 AM   #11 
  - Very sad. I expect this isn't the end of violence  sufrommich   Jun-24-09 11:08 AM   #13 
  - American horror movies are our last national export.  tomreedtoon   Jun-24-09 11:14 AM   #14 
  - Yes, people never chopped people up with axes before Brian de Palma.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jun-24-09 11:21 AM   #15 
  - bwah n/t  tammywammy   Jun-24-09 11:39 AM   #18 
  - Lizzie Borden took an axe ...  drmeow   Jun-24-09 11:58 AM   #25 
  - DePalma and Hitchcock made it popular entertainment.  tomreedtoon   Jun-25-09 01:25 AM   #36 
     - "the fact is that we humans are sick bastards"  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jun-25-09 12:00 PM   #46 
  - I blame Lizzie Borden. nt  sufrommich   Jun-24-09 11:40 AM   #19 
  - Ah, but Lizzie Borden was acquitted by the jury.  xenussister   Jun-24-09 12:33 PM   #27 
  - Wait....what?  Forkboy   Jun-25-09 12:28 PM   #47 
  - K and r  izzybeans   Jun-24-09 11:53 AM   #22 
  - That's bad enough.  malmapus   Jun-24-09 11:57 AM   #24 
  - ..  Mari333   Jun-24-09 12:41 PM   #29 
  - Don't know if this will help, but it's worth a try.  graywarrior   Jun-24-09 12:55 PM   #32 
  - Oh my fuggin' non-existent god...  Jester Messiah   Jun-24-09 01:18 PM   #33 
  - incubators.  Hannah Bell   Jun-25-09 01:31 AM   #37 
  - That was my first thought as "the woman" on the phone smoothly transitioned to ...  ShortnFiery   Jun-25-09 01:37 AM   #38 
  - I Heard They Were Sending Incubators Down Aluminum Tubes  NashVegas   Jun-25-09 12:40 PM   #48 
  - why would "they" use axes when "they" have guns?  Hannah Bell   Jun-25-09 01:58 AM   #40 
  - She didn't say they were using axes today.  Prometheus Bound   Jun-25-09 03:07 AM   #42 
     - today, yesterday - "they" have lots of guns. if they = the rev guard/state.  Hannah Bell   Jun-25-09 03:38 AM   #44 
  - Need more proof than Twitter.  proteus_lives   Jun-25-09 02:25 AM   #41 
  - You can get the Arab media coverage at Mosaic, an award winning  EFerrari   Jun-25-09 03:49 AM   #45 
  - It appears the Twitter feeds are a bit melodramatic.  Flaneur   Jun-25-09 01:05 PM   #49 

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