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What About Aruba?!!!!!

Posted on 07/07/2005 1:43:09 PM PDT by GulliverSwift

How come the media has stopped talking about the crime of the century? What could possibly be more important than a missing teenage girl in Aruba?

They've completely distorted their priorities. < /sarcams>


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: aruba; nataleeholloway

1 posted on 07/07/2005 1:44:00 PM PDT by GulliverSwift
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To: GulliverSwift

If it was your teenage daughter you would most likely think it was the most important thing in the world.


2 posted on 07/07/2005 1:44:47 PM PDT by frogjerk
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To: GulliverSwift

What's a SARCAMS?............izzat a new HP product?........


3 posted on 07/07/2005 1:45:54 PM PDT by Red Badger (The Army makes the world safe for democracy. The Marines make the world safe for the Army.....)
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To: GulliverSwift

The London bombings were a plot by Aruba to get their name out of the headlines! I heard that in a government facility.


4 posted on 07/07/2005 1:46:14 PM PDT by FreePaul
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To: GulliverSwift

Don't worry--they'll be off of this story in a few days and Greta can get back to business as usual.


5 posted on 07/07/2005 1:46:27 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: GulliverSwift

Snore. You posted a News thread for this?


6 posted on 07/07/2005 1:46:33 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("I am saying that the government's complicity is dishonest and disingenuous." ~NCSteve)
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To: GulliverSwift

Imagine how Shasta Groenes father felt when the media deserted him and ran off to Aruba.


7 posted on 07/07/2005 1:46:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (I zot trolls for fun and profit.)
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To: frogjerk
Don't disagree with you there.

But that's not an international story, like they've tried to make it.

8 posted on 07/07/2005 1:47:14 PM PDT by GulliverSwift (Just say no to McCain and Giulliani)
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To: GulliverSwift
She's dead. And unless they find the body and the murder weapon sometime soon (assuming that's even possible anymore--we are talking about an island in the open sea) good luck on locking anybody up for it.

There. All done.

9 posted on 07/07/2005 1:47:18 PM PDT by RichInOC (...somebody had to say it...why not me?)
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To: GulliverSwift
It is really very sad that it takes a horrible terrorist act to make the media shift away (temporarily) from these tabloid and most insignificant stories they have been covering, like missing people, court trials, shark attacks, police chase, etc...
10 posted on 07/07/2005 1:47:29 PM PDT by jveritas (The left cannot win a national election ever again and never will the Buchananites and 3rd parties)
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To: FreePaul
The London bombings were a plot by Aruba to get their name out of the headlines!

Which is why those bull sharks flew planes into the WTC in 2001...

11 posted on 07/07/2005 1:47:30 PM PDT by Corin Stormhands
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To: frogjerk

How long will it take for the inevitable attack on your Conservative Credentials™?


12 posted on 07/07/2005 1:47:35 PM PDT by WolfRunnerWoman (I want closure on the word "closure".)
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To: FreePaul

Had to be the Jewish Arubans involved.


13 posted on 07/07/2005 1:47:39 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Tax-chick

it's a "vanity" thread.


14 posted on 07/07/2005 1:47:48 PM PDT by GulliverSwift (Just say no to McCain and Giulliani)
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To: GulliverSwift

If the media we not covering that story so closely, those two black security guards would have already been executed for it. The authorities went after them like gangbusters - unlike the way they have treated the "aristocratic" suspects. I am glad there has been so much focus on this case. Americans need to wake up a realize that letting their precious teens go off on trips like this can be very dangerous despite all the fun they may have.
If it was your daughter, you would be grateful for the coverage.


15 posted on 07/07/2005 1:48:35 PM PDT by Virginia Queen (Virginia Queen)
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To: GulliverSwift

Ah. My bad ... carry on.


16 posted on 07/07/2005 1:48:36 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("I am saying that the government's complicity is dishonest and disingenuous." ~NCSteve)
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To: Virginia Queen
Oh please stop the nonsense sensation.
17 posted on 07/07/2005 1:50:03 PM PDT by jveritas (The left cannot win a national election ever again and never will the Buchananites and 3rd parties)
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To: Virginia Queen
Americans need to wake up a realize that letting their precious teens go off on trips like this can be very dangerous despite all the fun they may have.

You'd be great as a Geraldo producer.

18 posted on 07/07/2005 1:51:30 PM PDT by GulliverSwift (Just say no to McCain and Giulliani)
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To: GulliverSwift

I hear ya.

I will never understand the mindset of the true-crime obsessed.


19 posted on 07/07/2005 1:51:35 PM PDT by Constitution Day ("Facts, by the way, still and always will matter.")
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To: GulliverSwift
This story is an embarassment. One person's death doesn't require this kind of coverage. I'm sorry if that sounds insensitive, but every day, thousands of people go missing or are dead before their time. The news media are not there to report these silly, pointless "storyline" stories, that are like "reality TV" versions of mystery stories and soap operas.

The media--particularly FOX, which is one of the few mainstream voices not in the bag for the libs--are asleep at the wheel as this country is dealing with important issues; a war unlike any other; giving aid and comfort to the enemy as accepted political "discussion"; choosing a judge for the most important judicial body in the land, whose decisions will affect MILLIONS, now and in the future; illegal immigration, and the LEGAL citizen patrolling of it filling in for the lack of government solutions; the economy, gay marriage, the WTC museum being controlled by moral relativists, the slow but definite leaning away from abortion "rights".

I'm sorry if it sounds insensitive, but one woman's disappearance--which wouldn't be news if she were fat, ugly and not blonde--doesn't deserve 1/100th of the airtime it's getting just so silly people can enjoy the suspense. Those infatuated with this story are ghoulish at worst, need more in their lives at best.

20 posted on 07/07/2005 1:53:25 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (6/30/05 budget deficit down http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0620/p17s01-cogn.html)
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To: WolfRunnerWoman

I don't think you've been on FR enough, liberal lurker. Come back after you've had four years. :)


21 posted on 07/07/2005 2:02:52 PM PDT by GulliverSwift (Just say no to McCain and Giulliani)
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To: GulliverSwift

I feel pretty bad for Beth having to watch all the media suddenly pack up and go-go-go. I bet even her new "friend" Greta said "It was great, gotta go, catch'ya later, lotsa' luck!" and moved on." I bet Trapp, and Urine, and Marianne, and Steve Croes, and Paulus and all the other usual suspects are drinking their drinks of choice and chilling for the first time in 38 days, and the island is now getting back to some semblance of normality.

But I feel a little bad for Beth. I bet nobody will even talk to her today. Well, she needs to get some sleep. And Equusearch will keep searching.


22 posted on 07/07/2005 2:03:14 PM PDT by johnb838 (A chill wind.)
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To: Darkwolf377

It is true they love flashing that lovely face up on the screen because they know people will stop what they're doing and look. Very ghoulish.


23 posted on 07/07/2005 2:04:41 PM PDT by johnb838 (A chill wind.)
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To: GulliverSwift

*snort. No fair spoiling my sport. That one doesn't count.


24 posted on 07/07/2005 2:15:36 PM PDT by WolfRunnerWoman (I want closure on the word "closure".)
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To: WolfRunnerWoman

Note to WolfRunnerWoman: use of language like "narrow-minded" and "broad brush" will lead to automatic questioning of conservative credentials.


25 posted on 07/07/2005 2:22:19 PM PDT by kezekiel
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To: Darkwolf377

Great post. Enough is enough with this incredible waste of time with the media, in particular Foxnews, covering these most insignificant stories when we are in such a crucial time of our history fighting the war on terror and a having a lot of important domestic issues to deal with.


26 posted on 07/07/2005 2:29:44 PM PDT by jveritas (The left cannot win a national election ever again and never will the Buchananites and 3rd parties)
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To: GulliverSwift

Yep! I would laugh all the way to the bank.


27 posted on 07/07/2005 3:04:09 PM PDT by Virginia Queen (Virginia Queen)
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To: kezekiel

Bwahahahaha. You too funny.


28 posted on 07/07/2005 3:19:41 PM PDT by WolfRunnerWoman (I want closure on the word "closure".)
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To: Darkwolf377

While this young girl's certain death and disposal (for whatever reason) is certainly tragic and wrong and needs to be concluded with several convictions, I think we ought to take a look at the whole story.

Why are we shipping our kids to Mexico and to places in the Caribbean and Central America without teaching them how to look after themselves? This lovely young lady went off with 3 locals in a private car after dark if the stories I hear are to be believed.

You wouldn't do that in downtown Detroit or DC or East St Louis or Miami or Watts or...

Where are the parents? What the hell are they teaching (or not teaching) their kids? My kids not going off to places like that without a significant lesson on looking after themselves. Going off like she did is tantamount to voting Democrat across the board. Only more immediate.


29 posted on 07/07/2005 4:35:57 PM PDT by MarkBsnr (When you believe in nothing, then everything is acceptable.)
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To: FreePaul

I think the london bombings were organized by Sharks from around the world.


30 posted on 07/07/2005 4:37:28 PM PDT by jern
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To: MarkBsnr

Exactly!
Than we have to see the mother have her temper tantrums 24 hrs a day and the step-father rolling his eyes and making faces whenever someone says something he doesnt like.

ENOUGH already!! Greta,and Geraldo, and Fox news, okay we got it, a girl is missing and the angry mother is your best friend ok we got it, guess what its NOT news and we are all burned out seeing Natalees pix and her friends.

The only ones who are acting in an adult manner are the Father Dave Holloway and his wife. Their faces aren't plastered on TV 24 hrs a day. They are concerned parents who are trying to find a missing daughter not looking to be a self-centered TV star. The mother would get more help if she quit demanding and quit acting like a me-me- its all about me self-centered angry person. Speech therapist? Hmm.

It was soooooo refreshing not to see these people at all on any of the stations except for the blip on Greta, hopefully final interview with Beth.

I really couldnt handle it anymore the same thing over and over and over, it got to the point where we put our CD's on and listened to music and totally shut off the TV. Almost missed the REAL Stories about our President at the G8 conference and the hurricane about to hit and the terrible tragedy of the terroists in London.

PLEASE Fox, NO MORE Beth, her little hubby and Natalee pix!!

Get back to talking about hurricanes, our Pres, politics, SCOTUS!


31 posted on 07/08/2005 5:22:11 AM PDT by stopem
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To: GulliverSwift

Let's put it this way, with hurricane season upon up they will not find her body. She's gone. It's sad but I bet she was fish food along time ago.


32 posted on 07/08/2005 4:30:40 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: GulliverSwift

Did you really think the media CARED?

LOL!

They can get better ratings with hurricanes now!

Tootles, Natalie - the media can no longer think of a reason to talk about you - I think their bored with the stonewalling too.

More seriously, my heart goes out to her mother and loved ones. I can't imagine what they are going through.


33 posted on 07/13/2005 6:30:53 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: GulliverSwift

I miss Whorealdo's shirtless body.


34 posted on 07/13/2005 6:31:56 PM PDT by cyborg (http://mentalmumblings.blogspot.com/)
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