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Chould Newsweek's source should be arrested?
My email to FoxNews Watch ^ | May 16, 2005 | Bob Hyneman

Posted on 05/16/2005 7:21:26 AM PDT by Bob Hyneman

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To: justanotherfreeper; MichiganCheese

I read an article a couple of days ago that speculated that the riots weren't because of the Newsweak article but rather were about some action that Kharzi had taken.

41 posted on 05/16/2005 8:27:19 AM PDT by elli1
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To: areafiftyone

Should Newsweek's source should be arrested?

Yes also be tarred & feathered and forced to bob for tots.

42 posted on 05/16/2005 8:33:30 AM PDT by DarthVader (Liberal Democrat = Fat, drunk and stupid is a hell of a way to go through life)
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To: justanotherfreeper; MichiganCheese
Not from the article I read, but a bit deeper exploration of the riots:

Beyond the current desecration outrage, the students in Kabul were also engaged in other political issues, demanding that the Afghan government deny permanent military bases to the US. They said the creation of permanent US military bases would threaten the independence of Afghanistan. The demands come only days after US-backed Afghan President Hamid Karzai got green light from more than 1,000 tribal elders and officials to go ahead with a partnership with the US that would most likely include the creation of permanent US military bases in the country. Putting a new spin on the protests, Karzai used the riots in Jalalabad on Wednesday to justify a permanent US presence, saying that the violence illustrated Afghanistan’s inability to deal with security threats on its own. Karzai commented on the events during a news conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, RFE/RL reported. “The [protest] event this morning shows two things,” he said. “One, that Afghanistan is a democratic state. Two, that Afghanistan, as [a] democratic state, is not yet ready with institutions to handle [the protest].” The specifically anti-American nature of the protests could jeopardize plans in Kabul and Washington to use Afghanistan as a permanent base for increasing US influence in Central Asia and the Middle East, containing Russian and Chinese influence in the region, and encircling Iran.


43 posted on 05/16/2005 8:34:14 AM PDT by elli1
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To: areafiftyone

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44 posted on 05/16/2005 8:39:46 AM PDT by tobyhill (The war on terrorism is not for the weak!)
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To: MichiganCheese

I could not agree more. For Newsweek, in its deliberate hostility to the Bush administration, it became too easy for them to believe this story without checking it out thoroughly first. But it's also obvious that these Muslim clerics wanted to incite riots and used the Newsweek article as the trigger.

45 posted on 05/16/2005 8:48:30 AM PDT by Dave Olson
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To: the_devils_advocate_666
" I still like to know how you flush a book down a toilet. It would either have to be a very tiny book or very big toilet.

I'm sure the rioters did not think of this since most of them have never seen a flush toilet. When they heard the story they undoubtedly visualized an outhouse.

46 posted on 05/16/2005 8:51:13 AM PDT by cookcounty ("We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the Courts" ---Abe Lincoln, 1858.)
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To: McGavin999

It needs to be noted that NewsWeak is now, officially responsible for more deaths than Lindie Englund and all the guards at Abu Garib prison - combined.

47 posted on 05/16/2005 10:08:19 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze
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To: baseballmom

Chunky carrot bases also will not go down. My ex-husband was up to his armpit, literally, in poop once when our toilet overflowed. Dis-gusting. My son never did that again.

48 posted on 05/16/2005 10:25:07 AM PDT by Marysecretary (Thank you, Lord, for FOUR MORE YEARS!!!)
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To: baseballmom
Any mother of a toddler knows exactly what will, and what won't, go down a flush toilet.

The wisdom of mothers cannot be overpraised.

49 posted on 05/16/2005 11:17:58 AM PDT by murdoog (Note to self: change tagline after this posting)
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To: BluH2o
We need not necessarily blame Michael Isikoff. It wouldn't be the first time that the editors have rewritten a reporter's story to suit themselves.

But whoever is responsible has given aid and comfort to the enemy in time of war.

50 posted on 05/17/2005 12:15:23 AM PDT by Christopher Lincoln
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To: Bob Hyneman

I don't think the source is as responsible for this as Newsweek.

The source can always render an opinion or their view of a matter. It was the job of the reporters and Newsweek to verify this whole thing before anything went to print.

I think that because many have died due to Newsweek's lack of professionalism in journalism, that the government should pull their business license now and for good.

They can never bring back the dead, and Newsweek should never be allowed to do this again, even by accident.

Take away Newsweek's license to be in business and close them down.

51 posted on 05/17/2005 12:19:03 AM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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