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AP captures Hezbollah setting up Photo Shoot for Reuters [Staging the Fauxtos]
Yahoo! News Photos/ Reuters: Sharif Karim/Mohamed Azakir / AP:tbd ^ | Aug 11, 2006 | Taxrelief, Shermy, HKMk23

Posted on 08/11/2006 11:47:13 AM PDT by TaxRelief

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To: TaxRelief

"One problem with your theory: The time stamp of photo #3 is one day AFTER photo #1."

Sorry, I missed this before.

The time stamps in the internet posts are completely meaningless. They can mean anything from when the site posted them to when they were updated. Whatever.

Sheesh.


151 posted on 08/11/2006 2:51:43 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: TaxRelief

Next time they will just throw some dust and dirt on the toys!


152 posted on 08/11/2006 2:52:55 PM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Leftism is the ideology of nihilism, despair, nothingness +death. That why they like islamofascists.)
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To: TaxRelief

Thanks.

Now this can get on the other blogs as a high impact set of photos showing the bs that has been used.


153 posted on 08/11/2006 3:00:00 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: MHGinTN

"The AP photographers' lives aren't worth a plugged nickel now around the Hezzi murderers, since they exposed one of their tricks for staging scenes."

Dead Fauxtoghers tell no tales about their stagind and photoshopping.


154 posted on 08/11/2006 3:02:09 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: TaxRelief

Holy cow!


155 posted on 08/11/2006 3:03:27 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: lesser_satan

Thanks - that had one I hadn't saved yet!


156 posted on 08/11/2006 3:04:56 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Visit www.greenhelmetguy.com! We'll put a corpse on the rubble for you.)
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To: TaxRelief
Image hosted by Photobucket.com

do I really have to say it???
157 posted on 08/11/2006 3:05:30 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist )
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To: TaxRelief

Americans are far from upset at seeing a dead Teletubbie!


158 posted on 08/11/2006 3:06:42 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Visit www.greenhelmetguy.com! We'll put a corpse on the rubble for you.)
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To: weegee

You owe me a new keyboard.

159 posted on 08/11/2006 3:08:48 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: P-Marlowe

Freepmail me if you find out the source of the product which repels dust and other airborne particles after a bomb blast.

We can form a company and make millions or billions selling that product.

We have our tv ads, the photos by these fauxphotographers,


160 posted on 08/11/2006 3:11:25 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: Buckhead; Sam Hill
How does a toy end up in that spot after a bombing and building collapse with no dust on it without having been placed there after the fact?

The doll's clothes are on when he pulls them out of the suitcase and they are torn and her arms are pulled off when he is posing with them after he supposedly pulled them out of wreckage. Now unless we were in a time reversal, then it is clear that he took the toys out of the suitcase, mangled them, and then posed for the pictures.

But even without that, you are correct, there is simply no way those dolls were in that building at the time it collaped. The colors are bright and there is not the least evidence that there was any dust on them or the suitcase.

Plus it appears that nearly all the photos posted by this particular photographer are staged or posed. All the "victims" seem to be posing in the same manner. Nothing about these photos is spontaneous. News photos are supposed to be spontaneous, yet it is clear that the photographer has asked these people to pose for the cameras.

161 posted on 08/11/2006 3:16:11 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: Grampa Dave; blue-duncan; xzins
Freepmail me if you find out the source of the product which repels dust and other airborne particles after a bomb blast.

They could use that in asbestos abatement! They could make dust masks out of it that never need to be changed!

162 posted on 08/11/2006 3:17:46 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: Spiff

And he walked backwards to the suitcase.


163 posted on 08/11/2006 3:18:55 PM PDT by MonroeDNA (Soros is a communist goon, controlled by communist goons.)
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To: P-Marlowe

We could spray my 5 year old grandson with that stuff after he is showered and dressed in new clothes.

Then he might look neat and clean for at least an hour.


164 posted on 08/11/2006 3:19:41 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: P-Marlowe; Grampa Dave; xzins
"Freepmail me if you find out the source of the product which repels dust and other airborne particles after a bomb blast."

They are using a super secret ordinance devised by environmental extremists called a "pucker bomb". When it detonates it immediately sucks up all of the dust and environmentally hazardous airborne particles and deposits them in a neat pile you see right behind the poor displaced victim. Any time you want to know about these things you know who to call.
165 posted on 08/11/2006 3:25:37 PM PDT by blue-duncan
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To: Cardhu; Sam Hill; Buckhead; xzins; blue-duncan
From an anatomical viewpooint that is an obvious fake. He is holding his head up with his neck. If he were dead, his head could not assume that position. Plus his body is completely dust free and there are no visible injuries on any of his internal organ sites and no signs of crush injuries to his arms or legs. Plus, if he was dead, how did he manage to get his left arm up on top that piece of building material? Do dead arms lift themselves up?

You don't even need the later photo showing him acting as a rescuer. I'm willing to bet that MOST of the photos from Lebanon are staged or faked. We just have to examine them a little more carefully than our trusted MSM.

166 posted on 08/11/2006 3:29:01 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: Buckhead

I had a Minnie and trust me, they are not that easy to clean.


167 posted on 08/11/2006 3:29:13 PM PDT by stands2reason (ANAGRAM for the day: Socialist twaddle == Tact is disallowed)
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To: blue-duncan

Hmmm! A pucker bomb designed by enviral whackos.

My wife needs one of those to clean up after me.


168 posted on 08/11/2006 3:30:31 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: Grampa Dave; blue-duncan
We could spray my 5 year old grandson with that stuff after he is showered and dressed in new clothes. Then he might look neat and clean for at least an hour.

This could put the laundry detergent business out of business. I'll bet Proctor and Gamble has its lawyers and purchasers down there right now with suitcases full of money ready to purchase the patent and keep that product off the market forever!

It's just like the 100MPG carburetor. It will never see the light of day because all these big business interests will keep it off the market. It's a conspiracy.

169 posted on 08/11/2006 3:32:26 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: P-Marlowe

...and he is holding is cap under his arm - didn´t want to lose that.


170 posted on 08/11/2006 3:38:13 PM PDT by Cardhu
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To: P-Marlowe

This would have more impact than the 1000 MPG carb, I sold to GMC and Ford to keep off the market.


171 posted on 08/11/2006 3:40:30 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: dc27
He should have made sure the toys were covered in dust.

My thoughts exactly.

172 posted on 08/11/2006 3:45:24 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (Islam is a subsingularity memetic perversion : (http://www.orionsarm.com/topics/perversities.html))
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To: TaxRelief
Follow me here for a minute and point out any mistakes in logic or sources. Let's start with the 2 most important pics

A building is destroyed in a Hizbollah stronghold targeted by Israeli air strikes in southern Beirut July 28, 2006. REUTERS/Sharif Karim (LEBANON)

A Lebanese man holds toys from his destroyed apartment in southern Beirut, a Hizbollah stronghold that was targeted by the Israeli air strikes, July 27, 2006. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

From the original thread, where HKMk23 notices in Shermy's pics, the guy appears the be carrying Minnie:

Is it Minnie? If so, and the guy was picking up toys, why was it there on the 28th for Sharif Karim to find? The Pic of the guy was taken on the 27th by Mohamed Azakir

Here's the link to the Yahoo photo with caption

173 posted on 08/11/2006 3:48:30 PM PDT by PajamaTruthMafia
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To: Buckhead; Sam Hill

If the guy was picking up toys (on the 27th according the caption), why was Minnie still there on the 28th for Karim (a different photographer) to photograph? (See post 173)

The only leap of faith needed is that the photo shows him carrying Minnie....


174 posted on 08/11/2006 4:02:43 PM PDT by PajamaTruthMafia
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To: Ironclad; FastEddy
If you haven't seen it already, this thread is another golden Political-Pundit-in-Pajamas moment that once again, shows the Lame-Stream-Media for exactly what it is, a bunch of anti-American, pro-terrorist, commie-socialist has-beens looking for relevance.

Guess what? Their lame-ass attempt to discredit our country not only failed, but exposed them AGAIN.

Keep up the great work Yahoo/Reuters/AP/CNN. You're the gift that keeps on giving.

175 posted on 08/11/2006 4:14:35 PM PDT by Henchster (Free Republic - the BEST site on the web!)
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To: TaxRelief

I don't think that's even Minnie Mouse in Pic #2. Its head is too small around the jowls and the face appears to be made of hard plastic, not furry like the Minnie in Pic #3.

I don't doubt that the guy in Pics #1 and #2 is up to something, but I don't know that I think staging Pic #3 is it.


176 posted on 08/11/2006 4:55:20 PM PDT by murdocj (Murdoc Online - Everyone is entitled to my opinion (http://www.murdoconline.net))
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To: PajamaTruthMafia

The attack probably occured during the night of the 27th or the morning of the 28th.

Again, this is what I mean by getting carried away.


177 posted on 08/11/2006 4:56:25 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: P-Marlowe

"From an anatomical viewpooint that is an obvious fake."

I guess you didn't read the other posts on the subject.

The photo went out with a correct caption.

And, yes, only an idiot would try to pretend that was a dead victim.

Why would he be sweating, wearing gloves?

Again, this is the pack mentality going hog wild (to mix animal metaphors) EU Referendum mentioned.

The media misleads and misrepresents events constantly. But they don't do it this ham-handedly.

And again, I'm one of the first people to post about this:

“Green Helmet Guy” Caught Directing On Tape | Sweetness & Light
http://www.sweetness-light.com/archive/green-helmet-guy-caught-directing-on-tape

But we need to keep our feet on the ground here.


178 posted on 08/11/2006 5:02:28 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Sam Hill
So 2 Retuers photographers went to the scene at the same time and gave different dates for their captions?

They are the same location:


179 posted on 08/11/2006 5:21:08 PM PDT by PajamaTruthMafia
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To: PajamaTruthMafia

You're proving my general point perfectly.

Thanks.


180 posted on 08/11/2006 5:28:46 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: weegee
Thanks weegee. When I se cr@p like this, it makes me want to weep. I remember Golda Meir. Peace will come when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us.

We can forgive you for killing our sons. But we will never forgive you for making us kill yours. Golda Meir, to Anwar Saddat just before the peace talks. Israeli (Russian-born) politician (1898 - 1978)

181 posted on 08/11/2006 5:30:22 PM PDT by Dutchgirl (Don't mess with Knesset.)
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To: Buckhead

And why do toy dolls always defy gravity by floating to the top of the debris?


182 posted on 08/11/2006 5:37:54 PM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: Sam Hill
But we need to keep our feet on the ground here.

Dude, why don't ya take your own advice here? You are so emotionally invested in the terrorists explanation of these pictures. The explanation is obvious and staright-forward. The man brought the toys to the scene in the suitcase. He then tore the arms off and planted them on top of the rubble. That's all.

You are making convoluted explanations and highlighting different random sections of pictures to support the terrorist's propaganda. Then ya have the audacity to tell others that THEY need to keep their feet on the ground???

183 posted on 08/11/2006 5:46:53 PM PDT by Grenada
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To: Sam Hill

Actually, my only point is that it's fishy. Since every report I've read or seen says nobody (especially "journalists") gets in or out of Hezbollah territory (called a "Hizbollah stronghold" in AP caption) without permission and an escort, my guess is these 3 photographers were brought there to photograph a scene that was already set up. They knew they were watching a staged event so the money shot (Minnie) was submitted w/o reference to the guy and with a different date. The evidence (lack of dust, perfectly placed Minnie, similar documented photos, etc) all point to a staged scene. If you think that scene was legit, more power to you. I have noticed however, we aren't seeing these kind of photos coming out of there since these things have been exposed. Like a Boston Herald Photo Editor was quoted as saying the other day, you can't believe anything coming out of Beirut.


184 posted on 08/11/2006 6:22:32 PM PDT by PajamaTruthMafia
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To: PajamaTruthMafia; TaxRelief

Okay. I changed my mind. After looking at close-ups again of Pic #2 I agree that it is, in fact, the Minnie doll. My bad. Good catch.


185 posted on 08/11/2006 6:32:34 PM PDT by murdocj (Murdoc Online - Everyone is entitled to my opinion (http://www.murdoconline.net))
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To: Grenada

"Dude, why don't ya take your own advice here? You are so emotionally invested in the terrorists explanation of these pictures. The explanation is obvious and staright-forward. The man brought the toys to the scene in the suitcase. He then tore the arms off and planted them on top of the rubble. That's all."

If you're not being sarcastic, all I can say is sheesh.

And thanks to you too for making my point.


186 posted on 08/11/2006 7:11:23 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: TaxRelief
Let's not forget this piece of work, I like to call "Classic Hajj" -->


187 posted on 08/11/2006 8:03:05 PM PDT by right-wingin_It
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To: TaxRelief
"LUCY! Reuters got some more splainin' to do!!!

This is BIGGER THAN RATHER, my friends.

188 posted on 08/11/2006 8:10:48 PM PDT by right-wingin_It
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To: P-Marlowe

Those balls look like cat toys. Maybe he is a cat fancier.


189 posted on 08/11/2006 8:12:20 PM PDT by w1andsodidwe (Jimmy Carter allowed radical Islam to get a foothold in Iran.)
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To: Julliardsux

No expert here but lots of experience with dolls :o) - he appears to be holding the doll by an arm in picture 1 and then voila! The doll has no arms.


190 posted on 08/11/2006 8:33:13 PM PDT by daybreakcoming
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
Also check out the man's clothes. Black without a speck of dust on them from digging through the rubble searching for those toys. His clothes are as clean as Minnie's.

This kind of photo op works so well with the Arab street - they "misunderestimate" the rest of the world.

191 posted on 08/11/2006 9:00:40 PM PDT by daybreakcoming
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To: Sam Hill
The whole thing could still have been staged. But I don't think they are quite that clumsy.

They have been able to get away with this staging within the Arab street for a very long time. It's their minds that are too clumsy - not realizing the rest of the world is not that stupid.

192 posted on 08/11/2006 9:04:00 PM PDT by daybreakcoming
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To: TaxRelief

bump


193 posted on 08/11/2006 9:07:47 PM PDT by GOPJ (Al Gore - the original "Millions Could Die" kind of guy....)
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To: weegee; Slings and Arrows; pookie18
stolen from weegee
194 posted on 08/11/2006 9:36:07 PM PDT by bitt ("And an angel still rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm.")
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To: bitt

That one is definitely in the buffer!


195 posted on 08/11/2006 9:42:55 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Visit www.greenhelmetguy.com! We'll put a corpse on the rubble for you.)
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To: TaxRelief

Sickening piece of sh** propaganda, makes me PUKE.


196 posted on 08/11/2006 9:43:17 PM PDT by Ciexyz (Leaning on the everlasting arms.)
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To: squarebarb

I'd imagine this kind of sh** goes on in Iraq also, to be picked up by the MSM as they try to destroy America's will to fight, in their pathetic campaign to discredit George Bush and his administration.


197 posted on 08/11/2006 9:47:59 PM PDT by Ciexyz (Leaning on the everlasting arms.)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ...
Fauxtography ping!

Please FReepmail me if you want on or off my ‘miscellaneous’ ping list.

198 posted on 08/11/2006 9:52:30 PM PDT by nutmeg (National security trumps everything else.)
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To: right-wingin_It; Buckhead; Grampa Dave; Shermy
This is BIGGER THAN RATHER, my friends.

It is time to put Reuters, et al, on notice that we expect a higher caliber product.

OFFICIAL NOTICE

TO: Reuters, NYT, abc, nbc, cbs, AP, AFP, et al.

Henceforth, All issued photography will conform to the following standards:

Photographs will be a)undoctored, b)candid, and c)prop-free. All photos shall be shot in an extended time sequence so that images can be reviewed for authenticity. All time stamps on photos shall be in GMT, and photos with improper time stamps shall be discarded. All photographers shall be accompanied by a witness -of verifiable character- whose job is to determine the authenticity of the scene being photographed.

Photo-editors will have the responsibility of obtaining RAW files for review. Editors shall be in direct contact with subjects to verify caption information. All photos in a time sequence shall be available for blogger review, AT ANY TIME.

Any outlet unable to conform to the new standards using digital photography will be expected to return to traditional film use. Negatives in a time sequence shall be available for blogger review, AT ANY TIME.

All news outlets will be issued conformance grades from AAA to BBB or F. Outlets failing to conform and resisting the current standards will, after three warnings, will be deemed "fauxtographers" and graded "F" which will ultimately affect both reputation and revenue.


Then all we have to do is convince Moody's to change their credit ratings based on their quality conformance grade.

Hmmm... It's nice to dream...
199 posted on 08/12/2006 5:55:53 AM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: TaxRelief

This is the person to contact at Reuters. Let her know how you feel about this.

Moira Whittle: moira.whittle@reuters.com


200 posted on 08/12/2006 6:11:19 AM PDT by jimboster (Vitajex, whatcha doin' to me)
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