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blueinindiana Donating Member (575 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:51 PM
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I feel so sorry for the Tillman Family.

The death of a loved one is bad enough but then to have your sons death used as a propaganda tool is quite another. Tillmans death whether accidental, negligent or something worse still needs to be honored. Now his death and service is forever tainted in a scandal concocted by Bush, Incs spin machine.

Bush, Inc has no shame, no conscience and anyone who stands behind them has no honor.
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AlCzervik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:53 PM
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1. Actually it's shame on Bushco, i don't think Tillmans' life or death has
been sullied or tainted by what they've down and how poorly it was handled.
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IsItJustMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 07:07 PM
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2. His story reminds me a lot of what they tried to do with Jessica Lynch.
Edited on Sat Mar-04-06 07:08 PM by IsItJustMe
I have also heard that there has been quit a bit of bull put out there about the 9/11 people on the air planes that went down.

This is bad because it makes cynics out of all of us. How can trust the media anymore?

Every time I hear something now, I second and third guess it. I have never seen so much dishonesty.
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juliana24 Donating Member (209 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 09:33 PM
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9. You still trusted the media after the second stolen, rigged election?
I dont believe anything the MSM puts out whatsoever.

It sold out, bought and paid for by the same brand of crooks and robbers.
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IsItJustMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 10:16 PM
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12. Well, it takes a while to wake up sometimes. I use to watch FAUX and then
I realized how jacked up it was before the 2004 election. The media don't report on itself you know.

Then I started watching Link TV and folks like Noam Chomsky. Now I now what I know.
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juliana24 Donating Member (209 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 01:39 AM
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18. Welcome to DU, IsItJust Me!
I did not mean to be mean, I just know what I know.

Know what I mean ? :D
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 10:50 PM
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15. Perhaps you NEED to watch this movie???
http://www.outfoxed.org /
Outfoxed examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News,
have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news.
This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of
ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public's right to know.
Read on



You can RENT it or buy it pretty inexpensivly!
:thumbsup:

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TomInTib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 07:13 PM
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3. I feel sorry for about 10,000 families...
who will be dealing with this forever.

So many families of returning vets will be dealing with this for the rest of their lives.

I know, all too well.
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DIKB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 07:21 PM
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4. Takes all humor
from that scene in "Wag the Dog." If you don't have a hero, make one up. It was kind of absurd, till now. Now I realize that that is JUST what they are doing. Jessica Lynch and Pat Tillman did a service, bad things happened, VERY QUESTIONABLE actions, and they were painted as "heroes."

This is not in any way meant to disparage his service or his sacrifice, but Tillman wasn't a hero in my opinion. He stood by what he believed and did a noble thing sacrificing personal gain for service, in that he was a noble warrior. He was paid back by his country by being used, killed, and the story of his death was manipulated and used by the crooks in charge, to stir up patriotism, and more nationalistic pride. THEY RAPED HIS CORPSE !!!! How DARE They!!!
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TomClash Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 07:53 PM
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5. To Have Honor, Conscience and Integrity
has become a debased coin in Bush's America.

R.I.P. Pat Tillman
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upi402 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 07:59 PM
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6. I thought of that too. BushCo is evil and fundies are blind
To the Tillman memory that is as true blue as he was;
:patriot: :patriot: :patriot: :patriot: :patriot: :patriot: :patriot: :patriot: :patriot: :patriot:

anda little tribute for BushCo;
:evilfrown: :evilfrown: :evilfrown: :evilfrown: :evilfrown: :evilfrown: :evilfrown: :evilfrown: :evilfrown: :evilfrown:
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Neil Lisst Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 09:19 PM
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7. I thought from the first that he was killed by other soldiers
and that it might have been a grudge shooting

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goclark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 09:23 PM
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8. Was Tillman a supporter of George Bush?

Just asking ~ they said on tv today that he really wanted to go and fight this war and that he volunteered.
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OPERATIONMINDCRIME Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 09:35 PM
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10. After 9/11, when the patriotism was still at a fever height.
Since that time I believe he was opposed to the illegal occupation.
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 09:35 PM
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11. I understand his view changed
Frst he was for it then he was against it. He saw the light when Bushco launched a war against an oil-rich sovereign country based on lies.
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goclark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 10:43 PM
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14. Is that why he may have been hit by "friendly fire"
Edited on Sat Mar-04-06 10:43 PM by goclark

I remember when I first heard about it, I was so sorry for his family.

Yet, the way that Bushco played it up seemed fishy at the time.
Was that just me?
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 11:08 PM
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16. I'm wearing a very tiny tinfoil bonnet on that idea....
I think the crime is the cover up! I'm more inclined to believe the opportunity to exploit his death by the gang for political purposes was a lot more plausible then planning his execution. Occam's razor. But, hey, that's just me. :shrug:
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goclark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 10:31 AM
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19. I believe I see it better now

thanks.

It is another Jessica Lynch saga.

Cover up for their PR purposes.

Then later, when the truth comes out, they have already gotten the goodie points.

What a horror for our country they are ~
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 01:03 PM
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20. Correct on all points...
Now get ready for the 'double super secret background' spin they are going to try to spoon feed the nation. Even the freepers won't swallow the official story when it dribbles out.

What a horror for our country they are ~ indeed!
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Marr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 10:26 PM
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13. He was an honorable man who's been used by a pack of cowards and
Edited on Sat Mar-04-06 10:27 PM by Marr
propagandists.
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KeepItReal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 11:14 PM
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17. Precisely.
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