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mhatrw Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:26 PM
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CODE RED! CODE RED! CODE RED!
Edited on Thu Aug-10-06 03:59 PM by mhatrw
I think many of the major discussions going on around here are completely missing the point.

Sure, there may be something to this "foiled terrorist plot." Just because they are constantly pissing on our feet and telling us it's raining doesn't mean that it can't actually rain.

But that's not the real issue here. The issue is not whether or not this plot is as full of crap as the MIAMI SEVEN. The real issue is that the Bush administration has once again teamed with our breathless chicken little corporate media to hype a "TERRA TERRA TERRA" story to kingdom come for strictly political reasons.

Scotland Yard may or may not have caught a bunch of dangerous would-be terrorists, and the timing of this may or may not have been orchestrated to the day. But there is one thing we know for sure, and that is that BushCo yelling "CODE RED! CODE RED! CODE RED!" about this already foiled plot was and is a calculated PR gambit. And our corporate media is, once again, more than happy to play Charlie Brown to BushCo's "TERRA ALERT" Lucy football.
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confludemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:44 PM
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1. This is Bush and Blair Plan A for fear and chaos
Ramp up fear with visions of a large conspiracy, and attach that fear for maximum confusion and trauma with mundane items carried on airplanes for the creation of chaos. All because they are screwing up everything, everywhere and are losing their grip on the orchestration of the mess. Who are the worse terrorists here?
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AntiFascist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:48 PM
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2. This may backfire on them....
the stock market may be up today, but that shouldn't last for long.
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mhatrw Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:07 PM
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3. I don't think they particularly care about most of the stock market,
and most of the investor class is savvy enough to see this whole thing for the PR gambit it is.
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