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CNN Endorsing Terrorism

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posted on Feb, 4 2012 @ 11:48 PM
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I am not a supporter of Assad. But western media today is on a slippery slope. To portait these rebels as 'freedom fighters' is akin to celebrating terrorism.Things in Syria are looking alot like what happened to Libya. I was glad to read this morning that China and Russia had vetoed the UN backed 'Arab plan".

The Western media make hero's of people that use violence against a corrupt government. They also triumphantly play snuff clips of a man being murdered after he pleads for his life. In doing so they are endorsing the executions of corrupt officials and world leaders.

Networks like CNN should think twice before they cheerlead for terrorists. The US congress has an abysmal approval rating. Many in the US see the Democrat/Republican duopoly as a corrupt regime. Many of those people have taken to the streets in protest. What is CNN and others saying to these people? That it is acceptable to use violence to achieve political change?

CNN and others should consider the dispair felt by many OWS supporters. The western media seem to celebrate terrorism since the start of the Libya 'peacekeeping mission'. It seems a strange stance considering the west is engaged in an endless War on Terror.

edition.cnn.com...

Deja Vu

edition.cnn.com...




posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 12:11 AM
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Very good points specially on the disgusting way ows was portrayed by the corporate media. Love you sig by the way.



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 12:14 AM
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Originally posted by Snoopy1978
Very good points specially on the disgusting way ows was portrayed by the corporate media. Love you sig by the way.


Thanks droog


The Iron Heel is one of my favourite books.

Ernest Everhard is awesome.



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 12:33 AM
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They're not just endorsing but fully supporting terrorism, this video shows just a small snip of that terrorism, excluding the terror bombings, the attack against Libyan police, traffic police, security personnel and military personnel..



The MSM are also working hard to cause bloodshed and chaos by spread rumours and fabricated lies. All of their reports regarding Syria comes from a single source, that single source is a man living in Britain, he can say what ever he wants, he can say Syria is planning to nuke Russia, and MSM will quickly publish it as fact. No matter how outlandish and crazy, if it supports MSM's murderous agenda, then they will report it without any question. I mean for god sakes, they even published continuous reports about Qaddafi and Viagras, the same is happening again.

DeJaVu



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 12:39 AM
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Originally posted by insaan
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They're not just endorsing but fully supporting terrorism, this video shows just a small snip of that terrorism, excluding the terror bombings, the attack against Libyan police, traffic police, security personnel and military personnel..



The MSM are also working hard to cause bloodshed and chaos by spread rumours and fabricated lies. All of their reports regarding Syria comes from a single source, that single source is a man living in Britain, he can say what ever he wants, he can say Syria is planning to nuke Russia, and MSM will quickly publish it as fact. No matter how outlandish and crazy, if it supports MSM's murderous agenda, then they will report it without any question. I mean for god sakes, they even published continuous reports about Qaddafi and Viagras, the same is happening again.

DeJaVu


Hey,thanks for posting the clip
I agree with everything you said. I thought it was disgusting the way MSN spoke about Gaddafi after his death. How they made fun of him by saying he wore a wig and stuff. Even before they murdered him they were saying he had an albulm of Condoleezza Rice pictures to masterbate over.

Everytime I see the news Im insulted.
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posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 12:46 AM
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This is asinine. I'm going to go with the Arab league monitors who were on the ground saying that the Assad regime was gunning people down (and even shooting at them!).

You people need to pull your .s out of the sand and realize that, just because something is being covered on MSM DOES NOT mean it is some lie or conspiracy. Get real.



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 12:47 AM
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PS are you actually defending Gadaffi? The man was a complete nutter and very probably was involved in state-sanctioned terrorism (PanAm 103)



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 12:49 AM
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Originally posted by duality90
This is asinine. I'm going to go with the Arab league monitors who were on the ground saying that the Assad regime was gunning people down (and even shooting at them!).

You people need to pull your .s out of the sand and realize that, just because something is being covered on MSM DOES NOT mean it is some lie or conspiracy. Get real.


So you endorse violence?

You endorse terrorism?

Because CNN does. Sounds like you do too.



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 12:55 AM
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Originally posted by duality90
PS are you actually defending Gadaffi? The man was a complete nutter and very probably was involved in state-sanctioned terrorism (PanAm 103)


At what point do I defend Gaddafi? But I see Gadaffi as no Worse than Rick Perry. His execution record was has biggest selling point to alot of Americans. Gadaffi sold weapons to the IRA. Look at who the United States sells weapons to.

I am saying violence to achieve political change is terrorism.

Is terrorism only ok when it happens in Africa or the Middle East?
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posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 01:00 AM
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To portait these rebels as 'freedom fighters' is akin to celebrating terrorism.


So no one is ever fighting for freedom, even against oppressive governments?




The Western media make hero's of people that use violence against a corrupt government.


You must be a republican the way you want to protect dictatorships and corruption.



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 01:04 AM
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Originally posted by theubermensch

Originally posted by duality90
This is asinine. I'm going to go with the Arab league monitors who were on the ground saying that the Assad regime was gunning people down (and even shooting at them!).

You people need to pull your .s out of the sand and realize that, just because something is being covered on MSM DOES NOT mean it is some lie or conspiracy. Get real.


So you endorse violence?

You endorse terrorism?

Because CNN does. Sounds like you do too.


I presume you would have decried the men joining the Continental army in 1776? War is #, we all know that. Unfortunately however, as we have learnt repeatedly throughout human history, sometimes change for the better must be effected by unsavoury means.

If average Syrians are being shot at in the street because they want a less authoritarian government, or because they want a government that is more open to democracy, then if that means some bad eggs have to be broken, so be it. There is no evidence I have yet seen to suggest that Assad's bizarre claims that he is fighting islamic radicals actually holds any weight - it seems overwhelmingly and more convincingly likely that this is the natural response of a people who have been brutalized by their leaders. We do all remember where this started yes? This time last year? Arab Spring? More democracy demanded by people, old men in suits terrified of losing their power to issuing the order to fire on demonstrators? I cannot stand how much we talk about freedom in this country and then demonize every individual in the world outside our 50 states who tries to fight for it.



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 01:06 AM
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Originally posted by CB328



To portait these rebels as 'freedom fighters' is akin to celebrating terrorism.


So no one is ever fighting for freedom, even against oppressive governments?




The Western media make hero's of people that use violence against a corrupt government.


You must be a republican the way you want to protect dictatorships and corruption.


I am saying that many view the United States Government as oppressive. Are you saying you endorse violence to achieve polical change. Are you ok with a frustrated Ron Paul supporter commiting an act of terror? Would they be a 'freedom fighter'?

And Im no Republican. I didnt say I want anyone protected but are you saying that Assad should be executed?



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 01:09 AM
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I definitely agree with this post, it is sad how the MSM turn people into freedom fighters overnight. The funny thing about the Arab Spring in the Middle East is that Assad has been in power for so long and then all of a sudden throughout all of these years people just stand up? Something very fishy is going on and this is what I feel the MSM is holding back from the population. It really phases me how all this time nobody stood up against their government ruling for more than 20+ years, especially in Libya as well.



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 01:12 AM
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TextMore democracy demanded by people, old men in suits terrified of losing their power to issuing the order to fire on demonstrators? I cannot stand how much we talk about freedom in this country and then demonize every individual in the world outside our 50 states who tries to fight for it.


At what point do those inside the 50 states decide to fight?

How long before some Police panic and shoot a protester in the US? Will terror be ok then? Because it will happen.



posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 01:19 AM
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Originally posted by Unvarnished
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I definitely agree with this post, it is sad how the MSM turn people into freedom fighters overnight. The funny thing about the Arab Spring in the Middle East is that Assad has been in power for so long and then all of a sudden throughout all of these years people just stand up? Something very fishy is going on and this is what I feel the MSM is holding back from the population. It really phases me how all this time nobody stood up against their government ruling for more than 20+ years, especially in Libya as well.


And you have Sarkozy saying the African Dinara was a “threat to humanity's financial security” before Libya amongst other things.

I think Syria is only important because they are allies of Iran. They must be picked off and pacified.

I dont think Gaddafi was perfect but if you read his 'Green Book' he had some good idea's.



posted on Feb, 6 2012 @ 06:50 AM
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posted on Feb, 6 2012 @ 07:07 AM
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The problem with relying on anything said about Syria by the Arab League, is that the Arab League is made up of mostly US friendly states, which are run by autocratic and brutal dictatorships too, but which are allowed to carry on oppressing their own people as they are US allies.
There was also another monitoring group on the ground in Syria, the Gulf Cooperation Council. Their report was censored and buried because it contained references to the foreign fighters in Syria and their use of terrorism against the civilian population and government alike.

Like Libya before it, this is another western backed, funded and armed faction of the population, aided by foreign fighters and western special forces, pushing for regime change to make it another puppet state. The people will not benefit in any way, as we are already seeing in Libya where those vocally opposed to the new regime are rounded up, tortured and murdered, and all with the blessing of our own leaders.
Anyone speaking the truth will be drowned out by the propaganda and spin put on things by the mainstream media and by our own leadership, who all have a vested interest in seeing another puppet state set up.



posted on Feb, 6 2012 @ 05:21 PM
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Originally posted by duality90
This is asinine. I'm going to go with the Arab league monitors who were on the ground saying that the Assad regime was gunning people down (and even shooting at them!).

You people need to pull your .s out of the sand and realize that, just because something is being covered on MSM DOES NOT mean it is some lie or conspiracy. Get real.

Perhaps you should "get real" and read what the observers have written in their report. I come to a different interpretation of the report, than Deetermined, but IMHO it is clear, that the report condemns both foreign media for it's exaggeration and outright lies and violent opposition forces for their acts of terror.

thread with a short debate about the report
www.abovetopsecret.com...
direct link to the report (30 pgs, but you need only to read 9 pages for the findings, evaluation and recommendations)
www.columbia.edu...



posted on Feb, 6 2012 @ 05:59 PM
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I just want to get this straight from you. When Syrian forces were shooting unarmed peaceful protesters and parts of the Army being told to shoot them refused and changed sides they then became terrorists? So CNN should be condeming them and demanding they get back to killing civilians instead of the Syrian military?



posted on Feb, 6 2012 @ 06:03 PM
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Originally posted by theubermensch
I am not a supporter of Assad. But western media today is on a slippery slope. To portait these rebels as 'freedom fighters' is akin to celebrating terrorism.Things in Syria are looking alot like what happened to Libya. I was glad to read this morning that China and Russia had vetoed the UN backed 'Arab plan".

The Western media make hero's of people that use violence against a corrupt government. They also triumphantly play snuff clips of a man being murdered after he pleads for his life. In doing so they are endorsing the executions of corrupt officials and world leaders.

Networks like CNN should think twice before they cheerlead for terrorists. The US congress has an abysmal approval rating. Many in the US see the Democrat/Republican duopoly as a corrupt regime. Many of those people have taken to the streets in protest. What is CNN and others saying to these people? That it is acceptable to use violence to achieve political change?

CNN and others should consider the dispair felt by many OWS supporters. The western media seem to celebrate terrorism since the start of the Libya 'peacekeeping mission'. It seems a strange stance considering the west is engaged in an endless War on Terror.

edition.cnn.com...

Deja Vu

edition.cnn.com...



but our congress is a bunch of fine upstanding individuals who would never do harm to their people.

wow, almost chocked on that sarcasm.



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