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Bauer: Major TV Networks Boycotted 'Hospital Bomber' Story
Arutx Sheva ^ | Jun 22, '05

Posted on 06/22/2005 12:04:28 PM PDT by IAF ThunderPilot

Despite the distribution of a video of the Arab suicide bomber who intended to blow up a hospital by the IDF, nearly all foreign news agencies chose to boycott the story altogether.

An outraged former undersecretary to US President Ronald Reagan and candidate for Republican Presidential nominee, Gary Bauer wrote a scathing critique of the world media’s decision to avoid the story.

Excerpts from Bauer’s letter:

”If you don't get the Fox News Channel then you didn't see any of the dramatic footage of the Israeli army's arrest yesterday of a 21-year old, female Palestinian homicide-bomber, strapped with 25 pounds of high-explosives, just moments before she was to commit mass-murder by detonating herself inside an Israeli hospital. No other television network featured the story.

”Utterly ignoring the extraordinary video of the homicide-bomber's arrest, both the BBC and CNN focused extensively on how much ‘damage’ Israel's early morning arrest - for which there was no video - of 55 Fatah and Islamic Jihad terrorists, described by CNN as ‘Palestinian activists,’ would cause to today's scheduled ‘summit meeting’ between Israeli Prime Minister Sharon and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

”That only one network would air incredible footage of the seizure of a ticking human-bomb, just moments before she tried to murder hospital patients, means this story was not simply ignored by the mainstream media - it was boycotted by the mainstream media. Since nearly every aspect of this remarkable story contradicts everything the mainstream media has been trying to tell us about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, they just opted for the easiest way to handle it - denying it ever happened.

[…]

”Ignoring the story meant the networks didn't need to tell viewers that yesterday's homicide-bomber was not dispatched by terrorists of Islamic Jihad or Hamas, groups opposed to President Abbas, but was in fact working for the Al Aksa Martyrs Brigade, which is controlled by the political party Fatah, whose chairman is none other than President Abbas himself!

”Ignoring the story meant not having to reveal that the would-be-murderer had been traveling regularly to Israel for years on a valid medical pass, which granted the woman free treatment for burns she received in a home cooking accident, and was thus ruthlessly exploited by depraved terrorists whose shameless capacity to cynically manipulate goodness, in their pursuit of murder and death, knows no bounds.

[…]

”Ignoring the story meant not having to cover comments the female-terrorist made in a rare army supervised press conference in which she revealed what her mission was and who sent her. "I believe in death," she said on Israeli TV. "All my life I have been preparing to be a martyr. Mother, please forgive me for failing in [my] mission." Sentiments not exactly consistent with the line long peddled by the liberal media, and more recently even by the Bush administration, that Israel is the obstacle to "peace."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: arab; bias; biasedmedia; blackout; border; checkpoint; deathcult; homicidebomber; hospital; islam; islamofascism; islamokazi; israel; jihad; leftistagenda; leftistmedia; leftwingmedia; liberal; liberalmedia; mainstreammedia; media; mediablackout; msm; murderess; muslim; palestinian; pressbias; securityfence; suicidebomber; terrorism; terrorist; waronterror; wot
Question:
Who still dare to claim that the media's coverage is fair and balanced?
Answer:
The same those who concealed the story.

No need to say more.
1 posted on 06/22/2005 12:04:33 PM PDT by IAF ThunderPilot
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To: IAF ThunderPilot
What's really mind boggling, is how the left wing RATS say the OMwhores are on our side...FREAKIN INCREDIBLE!!
2 posted on 06/22/2005 12:07:50 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: IAF ThunderPilot

Someone didn't get the memo that Jews control the media.

Sarcasm/


3 posted on 06/22/2005 12:08:57 PM PDT by Sabramerican (Sarcasm/Some here don't get it unless you spell it out)
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To: IAF ThunderPilot

Bump for Bauer.


4 posted on 06/22/2005 12:11:01 PM PDT by Peach
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* bump *


5 posted on 06/22/2005 12:11:31 PM PDT by Cboldt
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6 posted on 06/22/2005 12:14:11 PM PDT by Alouette (The only thing learned from history is that nobody ever learns from history.)
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To: IAF ThunderPilot

It's a secret. This is TROP, you know.


7 posted on 06/22/2005 12:14:16 PM PDT by Mr. Keys
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To: IAF ThunderPilot
Is there a possibility of providing a link to that video to watch and to share and disseminate it?
I prefer to download it to my hard drive.
And I hope it isn't RealPlayer.

Any link to a source would be welcome.

8 posted on 06/22/2005 12:17:49 PM PDT by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are ignorance, stupidity and hydrogen)
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To: Sabramerican; IAF ThunderPilot

Really. Everytime I hear "the Jews control the media" stuff, I crack up inside; if that was true, then the only stories in the mainstream media, TV, press, etc., would be 10000% support for Israel. Quite the opposite is true, the mainstream media falls all over itself to trash the USA and Israel.


9 posted on 06/22/2005 12:24:58 PM PDT by Convert from ECUSA (tired of all the shucking and jiving)
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To: IAF ThunderPilot

Where's the video?


10 posted on 06/22/2005 12:28:10 PM PDT by fso301
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To: IAF ThunderPilot

Good for Gary Bauer. Righteous Christian friend of Israel


11 posted on 06/22/2005 12:30:02 PM PDT by dennisw (See the primitive wallflower freeze, When the jelly-faced women all sneeze)
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To: IAF ThunderPilot

Who will claim the media coverage is fair and balanced? Neil Gabler and Howard Kurz.


12 posted on 06/22/2005 12:31:16 PM PDT by csmusaret (Urban Sprawl is an oxymoron)
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13 posted on 06/22/2005 12:56:43 PM PDT by SJackson (Israel should know if you push people too hard they will explode in your faces, Abed. palestinian)
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To: fso301; Publius6961
From the Honest Reporting site.

http://sandiego.cox.net/cci/apvideo/0620gaza_explo_300.wmv

14 posted on 06/22/2005 1:01:08 PM PDT by SJackson (Israel should know if you push people too hard they will explode in your faces, Abed. palestinian)
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To: SJackson

I didn't catch any mention of a hospital in that. I had thought they caught her walking into the hospital, looks like they got her at the crossing. Good job, IDF.


15 posted on 06/22/2005 2:02:03 PM PDT by Bluegrass Federalist
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I didn't catch any mention of a hospital in that. I had thought they caught her walking into the hospital, looks like they got her at the crossing. Good job, IDF.

Perhaps she was heading for the hospital, but when they stopped her at the checkpoint, she decided, or was briefed, to blow herself up there.

I hope she's singing like an onager.

16 posted on 06/22/2005 2:42:48 PM PDT by El Gato
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To: IAF ThunderPilot

Why did even most American media ignore this? Why?


17 posted on 06/22/2005 3:04:50 PM PDT by Cinnamon Girl (OMGIIHIHOIIC ping list)
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To: Cinnamon Girl
Why did even most American media ignore this? Why?

Watch the video. If they'd covered it, the story would have been the abuse heaped on the poor palestinian girl who only wanted to visit her doctor.

They'd skip the part about killing the doctor, his nurses, and anyone else in range.

It'll probably be on Oprah next week.

18 posted on 06/22/2005 4:23:03 PM PDT by SJackson (Israel should know if you push people too hard they will explode in your faces, Abed. palestinian)
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To: IAF ThunderPilot

NBC Evening News ran the story.

It was all very sad.

They showed the hospital as a sterile place without any real emotion of the horror that might have occurred. They interviewed the Israeli doctor who has been treating her. He said that those previous treatment likely saved her life. He laughed at the fact of the irony that she was now attempting to kill him.

The only emotion the viewer is left with is sadness at this poor misguided women and her future.

"Palestinians" are always the victims even as they attempt to blow up the Israeli hospital that saves their life.


19 posted on 06/22/2005 5:25:44 PM PDT by Sabramerican (Sarcasm/Some here don't get it unless you spell it out)
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To: SJackson

Check #19


20 posted on 06/22/2005 5:33:43 PM PDT by Sabramerican (Sarcasm/Some here don't get it unless you spell it out)
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To: Sabramerican

Definitely Oprah.


21 posted on 06/22/2005 5:46:11 PM PDT by SJackson (Israel should know if you push people too hard they will explode in your faces, Abed. palestinian)
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22 posted on 06/22/2005 5:47:37 PM PDT by Salem (FREE REPUBLIC - Fighting to win within the Arena of the War of Ideas! So get in the fight!)
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To: Salem

From what I've gathered from other forums, the liberals see the palestinians as "indigenous" to the land.

I've also seen a lot of democrats on other forums that use the online wikipedia encyclopedia to get their information. So, I did a search at wikipedia for Arab Jews and actually got a match:

This article deals with those Jewish communities indigenous to the Middle East
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arab_Jews

Of course that article didn't satisfy liberals definition of indigenous because they still maintain that the Jews in Israel are on palestinian land.

I hope more people who have some knowledge submit articles or edit things at the popular wikipedia site. I found an article on Iran-Contra there, but I never found any article about the Iran-Bosnia arms deal which Clinton's administration had to be involved in.



23 posted on 06/24/2005 4:31:41 AM PDT by Susannah ("May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't."--General George S. Patton)
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