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JFK is A-OK, But Nix Osama's Pics?
Below the Gnat Line ^ | May 4, 2011 | Ken Carroll

Posted on 05/05/2011 3:08:46 AM PDT by deaconjim

So, let me get this straight, it’s okay to show the Zapruder film of the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy, but not to make public the still photos of dead dirt bag Osama bin Laden? The number of ways this is outrageously stupid approaches infinity. Whose feelings are we protecting? Certainly not the feelings of American citizens who have been exposed to violence in the media repeatedly in the past 20 years.

Americans have been subjected to videos of fellow citizens flinging themselves to certain death from the top floors of New York’s Twin Towers, videos of the gaping, deadly wound in the side of the USS Cole, the remains of bombed US embassies strewn with victims in Africa and the beheading video of US journalist Daniel Pearl. We have shown our resilience time and again and the sugar coating just gets in the way.

(Excerpt) Read more at thekencarroll.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; Politics
KEYWORDS: censorship; osama; photos
This just makes way too much sense.
1 posted on 05/05/2011 3:08:49 AM PDT by deaconjim
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To: deaconjim

If we all sit down and think about it....there’s alot of things that don’t make sense (the scoring system for Dancing with the Stars and the Bowl selection process).


2 posted on 05/05/2011 3:14:02 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: deaconjim

Which reminds me - when are the JFK autopsy pictures scheduled to be released?


3 posted on 05/05/2011 3:20:23 AM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: deaconjim

Showing UBL dead could be used as propaganda yet BHO going to lay a wreath at ground zero today for a gloating photo op is not propaganda.


4 posted on 05/05/2011 3:21:19 AM PDT by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: deaconjim

The Zapruder film was suppressed for years. While we’ve seen video of the Twin Towers falling, the sight of people plunging to their deaths is rarely - if ever - shown. We have never seen photos or film of Diana in the tunnel after the car accident. So I’m not at all surprised this is being suppressed.


5 posted on 05/05/2011 3:21:49 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (.)
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To: deaconjim

If in fact we killed him, I have no doubt that we will see the pictures, exactly one week before the 2012 election, so that he can portray the doubters as kooks and tie them to the GOP. As of now, count me among the doubters.


6 posted on 05/05/2011 3:24:41 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: deaconjim

>>> JFK is A-OK, But Nix Osama’s Pics?

Senseless comparison. The Zapruder film wasn’t government property.

Although acquired by the government in 1999, before that it was the property of first Mr Zapruder, then LIFE magazine. Life did their best to keep it under wraps, sharing it only with the government commissions and agencies investigating the assassination. It didn’t get out to the public until the creeps Mark Lane and Jim Garrison illegally copied the film from the Jim Garrison grand jury evidence, and circulated the film. And once it was out, it was out.


7 posted on 05/05/2011 3:31:02 AM PDT by tlb
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To: deaconjim

Remember we must not anger the future global leadership lest we find our families beheaded.

/sarc


8 posted on 05/05/2011 3:37:47 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (2012, NO MORE LIES!)
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To: Daveinyork

I doubt the pictures will be definitive. I recall some saying that the pictures of Uday and Qusay weren’t the same two guys — I thought they were but I was nowhere near certain — I couldn’t say that someone who didn’t think they were the same two guys was wrong.


9 posted on 05/05/2011 3:48:58 AM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: scrabblehack

2 words..daniel pearl...

an eye for an eye


10 posted on 05/05/2011 3:54:58 AM PDT by OL Hickory (Jesus and the American soldier-1 died for your soul/1 died for your freedom)
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To: miss marmelstein

I have seen a photo of Diana in the twisted wreckage. It was available on line. Not sure if it’s still around but it was for a number of years.


11 posted on 05/05/2011 3:56:48 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: scrabblehack
The problem here is that it was a assassinate at any cost Bin Laden.

The whole thing doesn't project Obama's image around the world.

He doesn't want to be compared to Bush.

12 posted on 05/05/2011 3:57:20 AM PDT by scooby321
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To: SVTCobra03
Which reminds me - when are the JFK autopsy pictures scheduled to be released?

Like 40 yrs ago...

JFK morgue photos (warning: 'really gross' alert)

13 posted on 05/05/2011 3:57:42 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Hatteras

Really? That’s interestsing. Thanks for the correction.


14 posted on 05/05/2011 4:20:31 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (.)
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To: deaconjim

Add also to that list the daily barrage of images from Abu Graib.


15 posted on 05/05/2011 4:29:24 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: deaconjim

Propaganda be damned. I just don’t TRUST this POTUS sonofabitch. It is simply a lock of TRUST. We know they lie. We know they falsifly and make up documents. That is the reason that I want the pics—FOR PROOF, dammit.

Pictures of our dead coming home are OK—but not pics of the dead foe HIMSELF?
ARE YOU KIDDING ME????

The only reason I can see for this mess is that it keeps everyone’s eye OFF THE BALL. That ‘ball’ being any discussion of this Anti-American Presidency and its Anti-Amereican policies and actions.


16 posted on 05/05/2011 4:48:26 AM PDT by Flintlock
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To: deaconjim

The USA of 1963 was a lot different from the chickified (to use Rush’s term) USA of 2011.

Apparently you could look at a dead body in 1963 without screaming off into the night (or even decide not to look).


17 posted on 05/05/2011 4:54:20 AM PDT by hattend (Obama is better than OJ... He found a killer while on the golf course.)
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To: deaconjim; humblegunner

That blog has 8 trackers and 16 cookies, including the “Google friend connect” tracker/email harvester on it.

Those of you who know how to, clean your machine after visiting.


18 posted on 05/05/2011 4:57:49 AM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep....the clowns will eat me.)
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To: scrabblehack

The pictures will never convince the paranoid kooks, but most of us would like to know that he has actually been kiiled in this operation, and not killed or dead for years, as Rush has implied in the past.

If Osama was indeed killed in the operation, I don’t want Obama using the same delaying tactic he used with his birth certificate, in order to paint his critics as kooks. Maybe the Donald can make him release them.


19 posted on 05/05/2011 5:03:35 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: montag813
I didn't think those photos at the link would affect me, but they were heartbreaking.

I doubt I'd have the same reaction with the muslim monster.

20 posted on 05/05/2011 5:09:24 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: OL Hickory

Exactly!
These terrorists dont seem to have any qualms about videotaping and posting beheading and cold blooded executions of innocents. I believe no matter how gruesome the pics have to be released to show those scum bags about the gory end that awaits them... A very wise man who was crucified said “One who raises the sword, dies by the sword”


21 posted on 05/05/2011 5:11:13 AM PDT by coldphoenix
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To: deaconjim

The picture should not only be releaseed. It should be placed on flyers saying, “He chose war. If you choose war, this will happen to you.” Two million of those flyers should be dropped in Afghanistan and one million should be dropped in Gaza and one million should be dropped on the West Bank.


22 posted on 05/05/2011 5:20:32 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: Flintlock

This is an excellent point and one I wish I had made when I wrote this last night.


23 posted on 05/05/2011 5:46:31 AM PDT by Ken in Eastman (Those who ignore history are destined to vote Democrat)
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To: tlb

The point is that if American citizens have been subjected to the Zapruder film, then not releasing bin Laden’s still photos will not bother us. Therefore, they are not being withheld because of us, but because of bin Laden’s followers.

I don’t know if you read the entire blog or not, but that point becomes more clear if you do. I believe the five paragraphs that follow this excerpt make it much more clear.


24 posted on 05/05/2011 5:55:06 AM PDT by Ken in Eastman (Those who ignore history are destined to vote Democrat)
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To: deaconjim

Bottom line: This country has become too feminized.

When the WTC attack occurred, most of the channels electronically scrubbed the people jumping to their death from the WTC. I watched a channel that did no scrubbing and it was for more horrific than you can possibly believe, but the elites decided we could not take the shock to our gentle sensibilities.

Which is why I don’t care one bit how he died, armed or not armed. The only thing that counts is that we shot him in the head and killed this wolf.

Sorry, but that is the way it is...


25 posted on 05/05/2011 7:53:01 AM PDT by texmexis best
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To: ViLaLuz

The Abu Graib photos were the first thing I thought of.

The RATs and the Bush-hating RAT press were all to eager to
damage GWB and the USA with that relentless crap.


26 posted on 05/05/2011 8:10:53 AM PDT by Zman516 (muslims, marxists, communists ---> satan's useful idiot corps)
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