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Stop_the_War Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 03:26 PM
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Propaganda movie to be released in 2006 - "The Battle for Fallujah"
The Battle for Fallujah seems to be in production -- this makes me sad that we are going to be seeing propaganda like this. it is rumored harrison ford will be in this movie. Imdb has it in their database but there is no information.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443439 /

http://movies.monstersandcritics.com/archive/moviearchi...

http://msnbc.msn.com/id/6729684 /


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Stop_the_War Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 03:29 PM
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1. kick
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Stop_the_War Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 03:32 PM
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2. kick
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bpilgrim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 03:33 PM
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3. the DESTRUCTION of Fallujah would be more like it... Fallujah == Nanking


Japanese aircraft bombed south Shanghai Station Aug.28,1937.
About 200 people in the waiting room were dead or wounded by the bombing. A crying baby was left alone after the bombing. - Life Oct. 4, 1937

peace
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Ezlivin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 03:37 PM
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4. They seemed to have learned from "Fahrenheit 911"
Now they think they can crank out a movie and sway public opinion.

They're just forgetting one thing: F911 was fact-checked. If "The Battle for Fallujah" is released, it quickly will come under scrutiny.
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 03:40 PM
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5. If Harrison Ford is tied to it
It might not be as bad as you think.

He's pretty left-wing.
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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 03:40 PM
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6. perhaps Mr. Ford would change his mind...
if he took a trip to Fallujah to see what freeing a city looks like.
:(

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riverwalker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 03:49 PM
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7. listen to this crap
Studio: Universal Pictures
Writer/s: Bing and Owen West (screenplay) and Bing West (novel)
Cast:
Harrison Ford Gen. Jim Mattis



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"Summary of The Battle for Fallujah
Based on the book by Bing West, an ex-Marine and former assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs who is now a foreign correspondent covering the Iraq war. West will write the script with son Owen, a longtime Marine rifleman who left the service to become a trader at Goldman Sachs but returned to fight in Iraq for a year.
For months author F. J. Bing West lived among the Marines who besieged the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah, and interviewed members of the three US Army units that fought in that factious city before the Marines arrived. With access from frontline personnel to senior policymakers and negotiators, Wests astonishing account takes us into strategy discussions between generals, on tense night patrols, and into fighting from rooftop to rooftop to tell the story that hasnt been told in the press or on the nightly news."

A Battle? "Battle" implies traditional warfare, between two armies. This was an assault on a city full of civilians. Will they show the streets full of childrens bodies being eaten by dogs?


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Stop_the_War Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 03:56 PM
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8. I agree...this is propaganda....
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neweurope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 04:14 PM
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9. They go by the book - the do things EXACTLY like te German nazis.
It will get dangerous for you. They won't stop. :scared:

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Remember Fallujah

Bush to The Hague!
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soup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 04:25 PM
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10. instead of M*A*S*H* we get T*B*F*F*
instead of Suicide is Painless - what? - Genocide is Brainless?

From the msnbc article:
>The Michael Moore documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, which focused on U.S. conduct of the war in Iraq, was a major box office success, but True Glory would mark the first feature drama about the war.<

Wasn't the Jessica Lynch story a drama about the war?

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Authors of the book and links to several articles:
http://www.westwrite.com /
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 04:54 PM
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Stop_the_War Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 05:00 PM
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12. Harrison Ford has become a whore for the Reich...EEEEEK!
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countingbluecars Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 05:15 PM
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13. Ford plays Mattis.
Isn't he the general who said it is fun to shoot some people?
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Stop_the_War Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 05:17 PM
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14. probably
Edited on Sun Feb-20-05 05:18 PM by Stop_the_War
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 05:19 PM
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15. ...and probably a video game. So YOU can be there!!!!!!
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Dookus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 05:19 PM
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16. So you're
attacking a movie that hasn't even been made yet?

Why not wait until it's actually made and released before jumping to conclusions?

Harrison Ford doesn't have much of a history of making pro-right propaganda movies.
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Stop_the_War Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 05:24 PM
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17. well from the looks of it, it doesn't look like it's going to be an
anti-war film. It looks like propaganda, and I don't think it is anything else.
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Dookus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 06:46 PM
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19. From the looks of WHAT?
You know nothing other than the title!
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diamond14 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-20-05 05:28 PM
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18. PHOTO: Fallujah is fine...go back to sleep.....link to commentary too



http://www.antiwar.com/jamail/?articleid=4615

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"I'd been in Fallujah for a week and all I'd seen was tough military tactics," he tells me. "They are arresting people and putting them in these trucks, blindfolded and tied up. Everywhere I looked all I saw was utter devastation."

He spoke with many families who told him one horror story after another, death after death after death.

"Then today, the military brings in a dozen Humvees and ground troops to basically seal off a small area near a market," he continues. "In the middle of them is a CNN camera crew filming troops throwing candy to kids and these guys in orange vests start cleaning the streets around them."

He laughs while holding up his arms and says, "I'd never seen those guys anywhere in the city before. I don't know where they came from."

more....bush* military propaganda PHOTOS for American audiences....OUR soldiers throwing candy to Iraqis....lovely shit....these bush* propaganda photos are all over all the Main Stream Media now...

Iraqi children scramble for candies thrown by a member of the U.S. Marines in a village in Al Anbar province west of Baghdad, Iraq January 31, 2005. REUTERS/Erik de Castro


Iraqi children reach for toys and candy handed out by U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment soldiers in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Feb. 7, 2005. In another section of Mosul, a suicide bomber killed 12 policemen guarding a hospital and wounded four others Monday, hospital officials said. (AP Photo/Jim MacMillan)


A British soldier from the Welsh Guards hands out candy to eager children during a patrol near the Glory Canal in the marshlands of southeast Iraq, 50 kms (30 miles) south of Amara, February 7, 2005. Picture taken February 7, 2005. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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