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Postby Spark » Thu Jan 22, 2009 5:05 am

Please note the date of this, so that when it's announced after the swearing in of our new president and he gets the credit for ending the war, you will at least know the truth. This was sent out 11-28-08.

We probably won't be seeing this news coverage in most of the papers, nor on most TV news channels.

Ready for a shock? Below is an article from the London Times about our military. Interesting it is! Our media coverage is shameful! Winning Isn't News!!!

By INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY

Iraq: What would happen if the U.S. won a war, but the media didn't tell the American public? Apparently, we have to rely on a British newspaper for the news that we've defeated the last remnants of al-Qaida in Iraq .

London's Sunday Times called it 'the culmination of one of the most spectacular victories of the war on terror.' A terrorist force that once numbered more than 12,000, with strongholds in the west and central regions of Iraq, has over two years been reduced to a mere 1,200 fighters, backed against the wall in the northern city of Mosul.

The destruction of al-Qaida in Iraq (AQI) is one of the most unlikely and unforeseen events in the long history of American warfare. We can thank President Bush's surge strategy, in which he bucked both Republican and Democratic leaders inWashington by increasing our forces there instead of surrendering.

We can also thank the leadership of the new general he placed in charge there, David Petraeus, who may be the foremost expert in the world on counter-insurgency warfare. And we can thank those serving in our military in Iraq who engaged local Iraqi tribal leaders and convinced them America was their friend and AQI their enemy.

Al-Qaida's loss of the hearts and minds of ordinary Iraqis began in Anbar Province, which had been written off as a basket case, and spread out from there.

Now, in Operation Lion's Roar, the Iraqi army and the U.S. 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment is destroying the fraction of terrorists who are left. More than 1,000 AQI operatives have already been apprehended.

Sunday Times (London) reporter Marie Colvin, traveling with Iraqi forces in Mosul, found little AQI presence, even in bullet-ridden residential areas that were once insurgency strongholds, and reported that the terrorists have lost control of its Mosul urban base, with what is left of the organization having fled south into the countryside.

Meanwhile, the State Department reports that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's government has achieved 'satisfactory' progress on 15 of the 18 political benchmarks 'a big change for the better from a year ago.'

Things are going so well that Maliki has even for the first time floated the idea of a timetable for withdrawal of American forces. He did so while visiting the United Arab Emirates, which over the weekend announced that it was forgiving almost $7 billion of debt owed by Baghdad, an impressive vote of confidence from a fellow Arab state in the future of a free Iraq.

But where are the headlines and the front-page stories about all this good news? As the Media Research Center pointed out last week, 'the CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News and CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 were silent Tuesday night about the benchmarks 'that signaled political progress.'

The war in Iraq has been turned around180 degrees both militarily and politically because the president stuck to his guns. Yet apart from IBD, Fox News Channel and parts of the foreign press, the media doesn't seem to consider this historic event a big story.

Copyright 2008 Investor's Business Daily. All Rights Reserved.

Addendum: The reason you haven't seen this on American television or read about it in the American press is simple--journalism is 'dead' in this country. They are controlled by Liberal Democrats who would rather see our troops defeated than recognize a successful Republican initiated response to 9/11.
Media probably were holding 'til after coronation of BHO in order to give him credit.

God bless our troops, God bless our current President and God bless the U.S.A.
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Postby evasive » Thu Jan 22, 2009 5:41 am

You want to check your sources better, this was out already July this year:
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/w ... 276486.ece

Only God knows why this was kept silent for so long.
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Postby TriAngle » Tue Jan 27, 2009 2:52 pm

Yep. The media puppets don't want the American public (or any public, for that matter) to know what's really going on, anywhere, anytime!
The Zionists Khazars are going to get their due justice, one day.
As for Obongo, the mullato, non-U.S. born president of some fools, he's just another pawn in the Zionists' hands, to be molded and used to propel their unworldly deeds of destruction.
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Postby Deputy1515 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:13 pm

^^^^^ .....WOW^^^^^
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Postby evasive » Wed Jan 28, 2009 1:52 am

Someone is pushing buttons and waiting for a bang it seems :lol: do I smell sarcasm? TriAngle, can you tone down a little, not everybody might understand this for what it is...
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Postby Ge FOrce 543 » Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:05 am

TriAngle wrote:Yep. The media puppets don't want the American public (or any public, for that matter) to know what's really going on, anywhere, anytime!
The Zionists Khazars are going to get their due justice, one day.
As for Obongo, the mullato, non-U.S. born president of some fools, he's just another pawn in the Zionists' hands, to be molded and used to propel their unworldly deeds of destruction.
Where are the Vikings when we need them? I want to see some heads roll!
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Postby CivilDissent » Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:56 am

I agree with you, Spark.

My suggestion, for everybody (not just on this forum), would be to expand their horizons and investigate other sources. This includes sides taking points of view opposite of their own, inside and outside of the US. Give thought to why people feel their way and how it came to be.

I have many reasons for the way I feel, all very real, and not influenced by the media.

I believe our media, etc. has an agenda, for their own gain and advantage, that is not necessarily for the publics advantage and that people need to consider that. The media not out to help anyone, they are out to make money for their own benefit.

So, back to my point, I believe extremely little of what the US media says and have sources outside the US where I find out info that is/was never, ever mentioned by CBS, NBC, ABC, etc., etc. It makes me wonder why or why these things are never mentioned by our media. It is very suspicious.

And to see people walking lock step in line with our media makes me sad.
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Postby thomas_w_bowman » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:16 am

Here's one (of possibly several) reason that the 'Mainstream Media' only seems to be following the 'Official' version of the news:
http://www.cnsnews.com/public/content/a ... rcID=44588

Conservatives are much less likely to attempt to control media, so it would be safest to slant reporting towards liberal (or is it now 'Progressive' ?) point of view.
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