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Originally posted by OmNishEnt
I am new here, but am always monitoring. I find that breaking news and the freshest ideas are almost always found right here on ATS. I felt compelled to start an account today as one thought kept creeping in while reading and watching this thread develop.
The thought is that this "incident" on the Potomac has completely buried the ACORN sting video made by biggovernment.com and any chance that it had of coming to MSM headlines.
Just thought I would share.
Originally posted by badmedia
Originally posted by Roadblockx
Slow news day??
You would think that someone may know that an event happened a few years back on this day that tend to get people a little nervous. There are a few articles about this event on ATS and on the internet. Do a bing or google search for 9/11. You will be amazed.....
News that happens today will probably be viewed a little differently then October 12th or June 23rd or May 7th (random days). Especially with a few other things going on in the world.
Was someone holding you prisoner in a shed in their backyard and you just got out?
Oh please, I have little or no use for such grandstanding. That's all it is. Oh 9/11, 9/11, 9/11 - I don't give a crap as far as this thread is concerned. It's nothing but hype and people are just using 9/11 as a reason to hype and grandstand.
I know what happened, watched it happen same as everyone else. The difference? I'm not using the event for political means. It's really freaking pathetic IMO the way people treat that stuff.
Reminds me of this family I knew once. The father/grandfather of the family died of a heart attack one day. Suddenly, that family started fighting over "what he would have wanted" and all this crap. Just a bunch of grandstanding - because not a single one of them gave a crap what he wanted when he was alive.
So oh no, it happened on 9/11. So what. No different than the people who grandstand on memorial day, waving the flag talking about what great patriots they are, while at the same time openly and freely giving away the very freedoms of the people they are claiming to honor died for. That's not tribute, that's spitting in their face.
People don't know the first thing about respect. This is how we remember 9/11? By taking any thing that happens and blowing it out of proportion because the day shares the same date? Not in my book.
Originally posted by wycky
THe very first line of the Sky News report says:
The US Coast Guard has denied opening fire on a boat on Washington DC's Potomac River.
So it went from an attack, to a drill, to a what are you talking about i didn't shot anyone??
Edit forgot link
[edit on 11/9/2009 by wycky]