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cquik18 Donating Member (315 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:10 AM
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You all know what this London bombing is also going to mean....
1. We WON'T be hearing any more about Judith Miller and Matt Cooper for the rest of the week.

2. We WON'T be hearing about the Army giving Halliburton a $5 BILLION contract AT ALL.

3. We WON'T be hearing about Bush's mishaps and miscues on that bicycle, where he wiped out a Scottish police officer.

4. We WON'T be hearing about Karl Rove and Bob Novak leaking Valerie Plame to Miller and Cooper, nor its legal ramifications.

5. We WON'T be hearing about the missing Navy Seals in Afghanistan, or the military personnel who were shot down trying to rescue them.

6. We WON'T be hearing about the corruption in the Ohio state government, where state funds were used to buy coins and other high-priced doo-dads.

7. We WON'T be hearing about that cow in Texas that came up with Mad Cow disease in November 2004, and only NOW has this info come to light, most likely because the beef industry wanted it covered up. At least Taiwan had enough sense to ban imported American beef...

8. We WON'T be hearing about Capitol Hill trying to push legislation that punishes any state that takes advantage of the Supreme Court ruling on "eminent domain" from a couple of weeks ago.

9. We WON'T be hearing about Florida prosecutors being able to seize some of Rush Limbaugh's medical records in their attempt to nail him on doctor shopping charges.

10. We WON'T be hearing about the riots that occurred in both Scotland and Denmark while Bush was in both countries.The ones in Scotland were particularly nasty!

No, the American Pravda has a new distraction for the American sheeple this weekend: All London bombings, ALL THE TIME!

Randi Rhodes said it best: "The news has been cancelled!"
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amazona Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:10 AM
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1. you call this a distraction?
It is a major world news event and worthy of thorough coverage.
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cquik18 Donating Member (315 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:14 AM
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2. No, I am not saying it's a distraction.
But you better believe the Rove/Cheney/Poppy Bush triumvirate is going to make damn sure the American Pravda treat it as such!
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linazelle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:35 AM
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12. It is worthy of coverage, but it's not like it has not happened before.
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 09:36 AM by linazelle
It happened in Madrid on a larger scale. There was not as much coverage as we are seeing now. Why?

I am not unsympathetic. Too many innocent people are dying because of the ineffectiveness of our leaders--in Afghanistan, in Iraq, in Madrid, in London...

Everything else should not be wiped off the front pages because of tragedies like this which will continue to happen BECAUSE of the things that are being wiped off the front pages. It's a vicious cycle.
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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:21 AM
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32. But the people in London are WHITE people,
unlike the people in Spain.

/ignorance
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:14 PM
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38. Because the spainards don't speak english...
That's why you didn't see nearly as much coverage.....

It's a simple as that......

Tou have to have a translator in order too interview people from the government or the senor or senora on the street....

Simple
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bin.dare Donating Member (517 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:17 PM
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40. it happens every day in iraq /nt
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cquik18 Donating Member (315 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 05:43 PM
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48. Great Britain is our main ally in the Iraq war/heist and Spain isn't.....
...that's another reason why London is getting so much attention (as it should), and Madrid was treated as an afterthought.
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sui generis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:15 AM
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3. you are dead on - but careful
not to be labeled as a kook, even by some here for not groveling at the foot of this tragedy long enough.

I am 100% with you on this. I don't think it was "manufactured" to cover anything up, but I certainly do believe it will be used like 9/11 was/is ad nauseum:

"EVERYTHING's changed since 9/11" will now be

"EVERYTHING's changed since G8/05" or whatever catchy thing they'll call it.
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wideopen Donating Member (563 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:37 AM
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13.  Somewhere today it was called 7.7.
I think it was on msnbc.
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sunnystarr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:52 AM
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22. "7 come 11" .... Guess we'd better be on guard then. (nt)
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stickdog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:38 PM
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36. As in Flight 77, right?
What is it about these "Islamic" terror-numerologists?
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Nihil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:41 AM
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15. No, not big enough for that
> "EVERYTHING's changed since G8/05" or whatever

This will "merely" be a detail like the Madrid bombing, a sad reminder
that ordinary civilians can be murdered or maimed even in the "safe"
countries of the West.

It will get coverage, it will be blended into political arguments
all over the show but this particular event was never intended to
be a "second September 11th" ... more like a "just when you thought
it was safe ..."
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sui generis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:48 AM
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21. you're most likely right
*sigh*

either way it will be used like a bat to beat us about the head and shoulders whenever we try to claim that we should be less paranoid and fearful in our daily lives or that we should look to a different party leadership to move us away from exposures like this.

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info being Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 03:09 PM
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46. Now YOU be carefull...Bush / Blair will make it bigger next time!
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dbeach Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:18 AM
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4. another tragedy wich wil be exploited by the criminals bush/blair
and the rest...

MORE REASONS to give more money for more security to chase more terrorists.

and now more police state laws to give more money for more security ect..

I will pray for the victims..
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nolabels Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:00 AM
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28. When are they going to start carpet bombing Ireland?
I wish the racism and religious jingoisms could be also separated from this. These elements are often used as a fog in counter intelligence

OPERATION GLADIO

ITALY


1947 Origins of Gladio

1974 British "Gladio" visit to Italy

Gladio "counterparts in Britain, where the plan was given the name
Operation Stay Behind, visited Italy in 1974, according to a senior Italian
intelligence official." (Richard norton-Taylor & David Gow, Guardian,
17/11/90)

1974-79 P2 and US involvement with Gladio?

"Declassified secret service papers reveal that Ted Shackleton, deputy
chief of the CIA station in Rome in the 1970's introduced the notorious
Licio Gelli - head of the neo-fascist P2 masonic lodge and for years a
fugitive in Argentina - to General Alexander Haig, then Nixon's chief of
staff, and later, from 1974 to 79, Nato Supreme Commander. P2 was a
right-wing shadow government, ready to take over Italy, that included four
Cabinet Ministers, all three intelligence chiefs, 48 MPs, 160 military
officers, bankers, industrialists, top diplomats and the Army Chief of
Staff. After meetings between Gelli, Italian military brass and CIA men
in the embassy, Gladio was given renewed blessing - and more money - by
Haig and the then head of the National Security Council, Henry Kissinger.
Just how those and later funds were spent is a key point in the
investigation." (William Scobie, Observer, 18/11/90)
(snip)
http://users.westnet.gr/~cgian/gladio.htm
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dbeach Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:05 AM
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29. who benefits?? Its a huge tragedy..
yet watch as blair weasel tightens the police state..he has had big urge for Natl ID.now he will ram it through..same as here
more control to protect the elites from the commoners...

http://www.prisonplanet.com/
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nolabels Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:03 PM
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37. In the interview of him about this bombing......
one his comments was that the meeting will go on and of which particular words he had being "Conclusions will conclude". To me this is the same as saying that 'Our rhetoric will now bear fruit', this the ceremony of holding on to ones ill gotten piece of the pie. He might very well be a breed of weasel but he would never be able to get away with it without the triangulations of the sides that wish to cling privilege and power and others who are scared and hope it doesn't get worse.
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dbeach Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:39 PM
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42. blair as bush is a powerful front man..
and capable of the absolute worst imaginable including a WW III reality

the american and euro royalty are merged neatly in family bush..

the worst criminal family in US history and may be worst in world history

I ain't fooled by his smirk.he acts dum..and may be dumd..but the forces behind him are the most insidious

cloak and dagger is saying the attack is triggered by possible bush impeachment..
http://www.cloakanddagger.de/
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nolabels Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 02:31 PM
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43. From the all the planing or lack of, the whole thing is getting more fishy
lots of tell tale clues that don't ad up. As for a group of people emanating from one nation doing things like don't seem so likely anymore to from where I am looking. The weasel and chimp don't seem like any powerful men to me but more of a kind of over-extended puppets having been handed down duties from an oligarch. They are actually not allowed to make any real decisions. Their real duty is disseminate orders and disinformation after the target audience has been pummeled and worked up to it
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dbeach Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 02:57 PM
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44. like your assessment
I humbly suggest ya read American Dynasty about the bush family.this is a overly ambitious family who have been fleecing the taxpayer for yrs

yes the big orders are handed down ..but family bush is powerful
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insane_cratic_gal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:20 AM
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5. Besides Miller & Cooper
we weren't hearing anything about the rest of it anyway.

I log into DU everyday to get my news, I don't do recycled news on CNN.
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kskiska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:22 AM
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6. On the bright side
maybe we won't be hearing about ArubaGirl or sharks.
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Darwins Finch Donating Member (110 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:10 AM
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30. The sharks served their purpose...
Apparently they're a code, appearing in the news just before a terror attack.

At least, I've heard that here before. Dunno if I believe it or not, but look what happened today.
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bloom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:23 AM
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7. not only that...
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 09:24 AM by bloom
it seemed like Bush* was trying to connect the bombings with the G8 protesters - all of those "evil" violent, people. Not that HE promotes evil and violence - oh no - he is the cowboy in the white hat saving the day... :eyes:
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dbeach Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:45 AM
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33. funny how bushblair are safe in scotland this wk
while the london burns

all such coincidence

watch the race to the police state





http://www.propagandamatrix.com/articles/july2005/07070...
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yodermon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:26 AM
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8. nominated.
if for no other reason, it'a a good compendium of news items to Not Forget.
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ChiciB1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:34 AM
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11. Yes! THEY Are Going To HAVE To Cover Something Besides
the flim-flam, presto-chango, we've got Paris, or Cruise, or Jackson, or Aruba, or Schiavo..... or or or whatever!!

They're going to have to COVER some NEWS!!

But I'll still be watching "alternative" for the most part. My "gag' reflexes can't take MSM.

My husband who is attending a funeral in another part of Florida called me the day before yesterday and told me we had a hurricane coming our way. I DIDN'T know!!! Why, he asked. I told him I haven't been watching those stations anymore so I guess I'm out of the loop.

I thanked him for the "heads-up" and turned to my LOCAL channel! Ain't that a SAD story????
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cquik18 Donating Member (315 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 10:40 AM
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26. Thanks for the nomination!
Just doing my part in the effort! LOL! :-)
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In Truth We Trust Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:26 AM
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9. great post......please edit to add DSM/Impeachable offenses so I can
nominate for greatest.

KICK
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helderheid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:28 AM
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10. 2 possibilities
1, Bush's agenda at the Summit for more support against terrorism will take precedence over aid to Africa and

2, England will react as Spain did, especially with DSM coming to light
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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:40 AM
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14. I dig your list
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 09:40 AM by bigtree
I'm going to refer to this in the next week to be sure I'm on task.
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KoKo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:43 AM
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16. We weren't going to hear about any of that, anyway! It was Idaho murders,
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 09:46 AM by KoKo01
children tortured, missing blonde, blue eyed children and scaring every child and parent in America. Plus another Chandra Levy or Michael Jackson would be the focus.

But, your list is a good one. I think I'll tack it to my fridge door because those are the "background" issues we here on the "internets" have to keep fighting for every day.
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Bombtrack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:44 AM
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17. The media sucks
Just keep talking about these stories, everyone. Keep letting the media know this isn't the only thing going on.
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:47 AM
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18. A heartily grateful recommendation and a kick...
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gordianot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:47 AM
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19. You may not hear as much, but the Palme mess is now a steam roller.
Watergate did not happen because of press coverage, the Grand Jury nailed that one, Woodward and Bernstein mainly reported what the Grand Jury was hearing as leaked by Mr. Felt. Press coverage will not take down Rove/Bush/Cheney alone, and our musing on the internet will not hasten the fall. Remember when Agnew fell it was a major surprise. There are more surprises ahead.

As far as this attack is concerned I am willing to wait for the facts. There are going to lots of questions how this one was also missed, and I am sure a lot of spin.

The news may be put on hold but the avalanche is rumbling.
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TankLV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:48 AM
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20. Ya got that right!
MIHOP
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cquik18 Donating Member (315 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 10:34 AM
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23. You all know what this London bombing is also going to mean...(Redux)
1. We WON'T be hearing any more about Judith Miller and Matt Cooper for the rest of the week.

2. We WON'T be hearing about the Army giving Halliburton a $5 BILLION contract AT ALL.

3. We WON'T be hearing about Bush's mishaps and miscues on that bicycle, where he wiped out a Scottish police officer.

4. We WON'T be hearing about Karl Rove and Bob Novak leaking Valerie Plame to Miller and Cooper, nor its legal ramifications.

5. We WON'T be hearing about the missing Navy Seals in Afghanistan, or the military personnel who were shot down trying to rescue them.

6. We WON'T be hearing about the corruption in the Ohio state government, where state funds were used to buy coins and other high-priced doo-dads.

7. We WON'T be hearing about that cow in Texas that came up with Mad Cow disease in November 2004, and only NOW has this info come to light, most likely because the beef industry wanted it covered up. At least Taiwan had enough sense to ban imported American beef...

8. We WON'T be hearing about Capitol Hill trying to push legislation that punishes any state that takes advantage of the Supreme Court ruling on "eminent domain" from a couple of weeks ago.

9. We WON'T be hearing about Florida prosecutors being able to seize some of Rush Limbaugh's medical records in their attempt to nail him on doctor shopping charges.

10. We WON'T be hearing about the riots that occurred in both Scotland and Denmark while Bush was in both countries.The ones in Scotland were particularly nasty!

11. We WON'T be hearing about DSM, WMD's, yellowcake, jet-setter Tom DeLay and his boy Abramoff or the "I-word" (rhymes with simspeachment, LOL!), not that we were hearing much about it anyway these days!

No, the American Pravda has a new distraction for the American sheeple this weekend: All London bombings, ALL THE TIME!

Randi Rhodes said it best: "The news has been CANCELLED!" (ding!)
"The news has BEEN cancelled!" (ding!)
"The news HAS BEEN CANCELLED!" (ding!)

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cquik18 Donating Member (315 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 10:35 AM
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24. Redone just for you, In Truth!
:-)
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 10:36 AM
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25. Ehh, we wouldn't have been hearing about it anyway
Just a coincidence.

There's always something to focus on...
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symbolman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 10:51 AM
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27. Don't forget that we'll be missing out on
the DOWNING STREET MINUTES - which to be honest have more gravitas than EVER now.

This may have happened due to Bush and Blair LYING US INTO AN Immoral and Illegal war where we slaughter Muslims Every single day with a bare mention.

If nothing more, the terrorists are joining the PR wars created by Bush and the Media and want a higher profile, being ready and willing to kill for it.

Just like Bush and Blair.
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helderheid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:19 AM
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31. maybe we will - I bet Michael Smith will write something scathing
lied into war and this could have been avoided.
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shelley806 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:04 PM
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34. Very well expressed...nominated and kick..................nt
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Mr_Spock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:29 PM
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35. I'm paranoid!
Are you? :rofl:
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dogday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:16 PM
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39. The MSM are acting like Chicken Little
Terra Terra Terra All day long 24 hours a day, Terra Terra Terra
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:17 PM
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41. Nonsense. This won't even cause a ripple.
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info being Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 03:08 PM
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45. 11. We won't be hearing about debt relief for Africa!
They solved all these problems and it only costs a few dozen lives. Not a bad price to pay to maintain world order, indeed!
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cyberpj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 03:44 PM
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47. OR the parallel CIA Operation that's TOTALLY illegal.
OR the ships at sea being used as detention centers.

OR the British and US aid that was diverted for abuse tactics


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