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dougjefferson Donating Member (27 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 05:45 PM
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The Golden Trumpet of the Enemy (BARF ALERT)
Edited on Wed Oct-08-03 10:02 AM by Skinner
www.adamyoshida.com

Yuck- watch out for this guy. He's been creating a ruckus on livejournal all week long.


The Golden Trumpet of the Enemy

The left seems to love the Al-Jazeera news network. In Canada theyre trying to fast track a process which will bring the channel to television screens, an exceptional move. The network is favored by liberals who claim that it (and possibly the BBC) is the only Fair and Balanced news source coming out of the Middle East. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth: Al-Jazeera is an enemy propaganda outlet. It acts as the state network of al-Qaeda, which uses the channel to release its official statements. Its broadcasts are full of anti-American and anti-Israeli incitement. Not only shouldnt this channel be on the air in North America: it shouldnt be on the air at all. Its signal should be blocked, its offices bombed, and its employees treated no differently than any other terrorist operative, despite their efforts to avail themselves of the protections available to journalists.

There ought to be no distinction made between operatives of al-Qaeda (and similar groups) and those who act as their willing auxiliaries. Contrary to the prejudices of some, our enemies are not stupid. Theyre clever people who know who to manipulate others and how to take advantage of our weaknesses. They know (or, at least, they think that they know) that we wont shoot journalists or peace activists so they use such individuals as their proxies.

Al Jazeeras reporting is filled with references which can only be interpreted as anti-American and pro-terrorist. Its reports constantly refer to both American and Israeli forces in derogatory tones and promote terrorist causes. Worse, as Osama Bin Ladens network of choice, Al Jazeera provides him a direct avenue to communicate with his supporters.

One of the reasons why Osama Bin Laden launched his war on America was that he believed that the events of the Clinton decade showed that America had grown soft, passive, decadent, and unable to respond to terror. He, or his successors, have since learned that they were at least partially wrong. But they were not, I fear, altogether wrong.

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trogdor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 05:49 PM
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1. OK, quick poll.
Who here thinks Al-Jazeera is fair and balanced?

Not me.
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tom_paine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 05:50 PM
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2. They are as "fair and balanced" as Faux
Both are "wholly without merit".

(pondering how Busheviks will twist this into an endorsement of al Jazeera TV)
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Junkdrawer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 05:51 PM
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3. dougjefferson, Please read rule #3 n/t
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ShaneGR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 05:52 PM
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4. Ewwwww, right wing propoganda is on my computer screen
And I found it at DU. Yuck.
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symbolman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 05:52 PM
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5. Ooops.
"At the height of the Second World War, would a Nazi news network been allowed to operate without inhibition? Of course not- such a course would have been lunacy."

He just outed FOX.

Back to the drawing board for you Mr Tin Foil.

This guy is barking mad. Insaniac.
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Robbien Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 05:57 PM
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6. Barf alerts are used by freepers to tell the sheep how to think
I thought DU was better than this.
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 06:02 PM
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7. Yeah, I'll barf on my own terms, dammit!
"sheep"

I thought DU was better than THAT

:puke:
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Ms. Clio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 08:00 PM
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8. yet another post linking to the same RW hate site
Edited on Tue Oct-07-03 08:01 PM by meluseth
And never ever posts that link to any other site.

Curious.
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