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The Great Ambulance Hoax: All your fakes are belong to us (The MSM busted again)
Michelle Malkin.com ^ | 8/24/06 | Michelle Malkin/others

Posted on 08/24/2006 1:05:13 PM PDT by pissant

***updated with MSM contact info below...Dan Riehl follows up with observations about the ambulance license plates...Related: Daniel Freedman on Hezbollah's helpers at the Red Cross***

Take a good look at these three images of Red Cross ambulances in Lebanon, supposedly deliberately targeted by Israel, and broadcast worldwide by the MSM last month:

On August 6, I linked to Dan Riehl's excellent post raising questions and doubts (his initial post here) about the alleged missile targeting by Israel of the Red Cross ambulances. Infinitives Unsplit first called attention to the dubious ambulance claims on July 27.

Now, Internet documentarian and photojournalist Zombie has compiled a damning, in-depth report on the ambulance claims that the MSM swallowed whole: "The Red Cross Ambulance Incident: How the Media Legitimized an Anti-Israel Hoax and Changed the Course of a War." The intro:

On the night of July 23, 2006, an Israeli aircraft intentionally fired missiles at and struck two Lebanese Red Cross ambulances performing rescue operations, causing huge explosions that injured everyone inside the vehicles. Or so says the global media, including Time magazine, the BBC, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and thousands of other outlets around the world. If true, the incident would have been an egregious and indefensible violation of the Geneva Convention, and would constitute a war crime committed by the state of Israel.

But there's one problem: It never happened.

(Excerpt) Read more at michellemalkin.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: fabrication; fakebutaccurate; fauxtography; fauxtos; mediabias; nuketheleft; pajamahadeen
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Go read the entire thing and follow Michelle's links. We must crucify the MSM and now.
1 posted on 08/24/2006 1:05:17 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

http://www.zombietime.com/fraud/ambulance/ is great too


2 posted on 08/24/2006 1:06:09 PM PDT by TWohlford
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To: pissant

Bump.


3 posted on 08/24/2006 1:06:15 PM PDT by Rocko (Lamont is gonna be pounded like a cheap cutlet.)
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To: pissant; Coop; delacoert; jazusamo; Velveeta; Txsleuth; txflake; spunkets; kellynla; ...

MSM BS PING


4 posted on 08/24/2006 1:06:32 PM PDT by pissant
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To: TWohlford

That's one of Michelles links. Kudos to the Zombietime guys (gals?)


5 posted on 08/24/2006 1:07:44 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

FAKE NEWS?

To be followed by a FAKE POLL.

To be followed by a 'so-called conservative' fretting over hte FAKE NEWS of the FAKE POLL in a forum with four LIBS.


6 posted on 08/24/2006 1:08:03 PM PDT by new yorker 77 (FAKE POLLS DO NOT TRANSLATE INTO REAL VOTERS!)
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To: pissant

I highly recommend this thread for related viewing

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1688981/posts
The Red Cross Ambulance Incident(mustread-Zombietime deconstructs Hezbo fauxtography)


7 posted on 08/24/2006 1:09:07 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestu s globus, inflammare animos)
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To: new yorker 77

There are more than a few freepers losing nerve as well. But we just need to do our best to buck them up.


8 posted on 08/24/2006 1:09:21 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

I have to wonder what will happen if Hezbo et al ever get good at these hoaxes. They obviously have the right idea, but aren't good at it.

I heard on NPR (National Pinko Radio?) today where a terrorist-type blatantly said that they can't match up with the Americans and Israelis, so they fight their war in the media. The guy continued to say that, without the media, they are goners.


9 posted on 08/24/2006 1:09:45 PM PDT by TWohlford
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To: finnman69

Thank you. I'm glad this was already posted, but could use as much exposure as it can get. I'll email this to Wlater Williams to see if he will run with it tomorrow substituting for Rush. Also to Brit Hume.


10 posted on 08/24/2006 1:10:53 PM PDT by pissant
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To: TWohlford

And I'm shocked that NPR would report that, since they are part and parcel of terrorist propaganda.


11 posted on 08/24/2006 1:11:43 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Anyone who still falls for the FAKE NEWS and the FAKE POLLS is too much of a tool to be called a conservative.

I spent last election day in November 2004 being told that President Bush and the Republicans had lost.

In the months prior we were told that the historical state of his JOb Approval means he would lose.

How many election cycles are conservatives going to have to be lied to before they get it?


12 posted on 08/24/2006 1:14:49 PM PDT by new yorker 77 (FAKE POLLS DO NOT TRANSLATE INTO REAL VOTERS!)
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To: pissant

bump


13 posted on 08/24/2006 1:16:41 PM PDT by lesser_satan (EKTHELTHIOR!!!)
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To: pissant
We must crucify the MSM and now.

Thanks for the ping.

14 posted on 08/24/2006 1:17:43 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN..Support our Troops! www.irey.com and www.vets4Irey.com - Now more than Ever!)
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To: pissant

to MEDIOTS:

"Where's the GRAVITAS?"

Seems only a lightweight CNN-AP-REUTERS-ABCCBSNBC can be so WILLINGLY fooled.

No matter how many "edgy" commericals they make, the MSM is finished.


15 posted on 08/24/2006 1:17:54 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: new yorker 77

Apparently alot. Too many have bought into the NY Time's quagmire meme. But it will be the hard work of others who don't fall for this, and for the average joe who long ago tuned the MSM out to carry the day. And it we will. But those of us in the know must do all we can to punish the MSM and not let up until they crumble and start over.


16 posted on 08/24/2006 1:18:10 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant
after Israeli jets blasted two ambulances with rockets

I know! I know!

[Hand raised. Jumping up and down to answer the question.]

That was the jet in the pic of the 'missiles' being fired:


17 posted on 08/24/2006 1:20:05 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: pissant
I don't watch the biased MSM.

I accidentally fell on Lardball yesterday.

His program was an alternative universe.

A Poll comes out showing the GOP up so Fathews focuses on a CBS-SLimes Poll.

He had Howard Dean on - There's a ratings magnet.

I think turnout is key for 2006.

I believe conservative radio will light a fire under the GOP a get out the vote.

There is a reason that the GOP has retained the House and Senate since 1994.

TURNOUT.

Talk Radio was still in its' infancy in 1990 and 1992.

When the MSM gloated about a Kerry win all day in 2004. We got pissed and brought people to the polls.

I personally got four more people to vote Bush after 6 pm on Election Day 2004.

They were not going to vote because we are in New York.

Every vote helps.
18 posted on 08/24/2006 1:26:18 PM PDT by new yorker 77 (FAKE POLLS DO NOT TRANSLATE INTO REAL VOTERS!)
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To: pissant

The MSM will ignore this, therefore, it didn't happen.


19 posted on 08/24/2006 1:28:15 PM PDT by kjo
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To: pissant

The pathetic reporting by the MSM is what has gotten them into a situation where they are struggling to survive. Each incident like this only hastens their demise if the public can be made aware of it. We can help make it known by letters to the editors and encouraging FNC and conservative radio hosts to talk about every incident.


20 posted on 08/24/2006 1:33:34 PM PDT by jazusamo (DIANA IREY for Congress, PA 12th District: Retire murtha.)
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To: pissant

bump


21 posted on 08/24/2006 1:34:46 PM PDT by lowbridge (I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather. Not screaming, like his passengers.)
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To: pissant

I like the littel red x's on them.


22 posted on 08/24/2006 1:35:00 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("If you liked what Liberal Leadership did for Israel, you'll LOVE what it can do for America!")
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To: pissant

Wonder if green helmet guy was riding in it when it was hit?


23 posted on 08/24/2006 1:35:40 PM PDT by chemicalman (Doing my part to maintain global warming.)
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To: Just A Nobody

But of course. :o)


24 posted on 08/24/2006 1:37:08 PM PDT by pissant
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To: PajamaTruthMafia

big ping


25 posted on 08/24/2006 1:37:19 PM PDT by abb (The Dinosaur Media: A One-Way Medium in a Two-Way World)
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To: pissant

I wonder if the MSM even cares. The only people who find out about the fraud are those who don't watch the MSM anyway.


26 posted on 08/24/2006 1:39:02 PM PDT by stinkerpot65
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To: longtermmemmory

They are clinging on. It is up to you and me and 10's of 1000s of freepers and bloggers to crush their fingers. Get active in a MSM watchdog group or start emailing the MSM editors and producers. LGF and FR force fed the fake photos story down their throats and we must keep doing it, day in and day out.


27 posted on 08/24/2006 1:39:32 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant
To me the most obvious thing is that missiles tend to do more than blow small holes through the roofs of unarmored vehicles. They're designed to obliterate much more substantial military targets.

Obvious to me - certainly not to the useful idiots of the MSM.

28 posted on 08/24/2006 1:39:51 PM PDT by Smedley
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To: longtermmemmory

"Mediacrats"

The new term for the Media.


29 posted on 08/24/2006 1:40:31 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("If you liked what Liberal Leadership did for Israel, you'll LOVE what it can do for America!")
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To: TomGuy; All

LOL. Perfect.


To everyone, ping others and lets get theis story on the news, dammit.


30 posted on 08/24/2006 1:40:32 PM PDT by pissant
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To: new yorker 77

Turnout is key, and it will be helpful if the GOP gets busy and throws out some more bones as well.


31 posted on 08/24/2006 1:41:44 PM PDT by pissant
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To: kjo

They cannot ignore the blogosphere any more.


32 posted on 08/24/2006 1:42:23 PM PDT by pissant
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To: jazusamo; All

Agreed.

Everyone needs to read the entire Zombietimes report to see exactly what happened. It is treasonous for the MSM to report this worldwide and not do ANY F*****G research into the veracity of such spectacular claims.


33 posted on 08/24/2006 1:44:23 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Okay - everyone watch the "ALL YOUR FAKES ARE BELONG TO US" item.


34 posted on 08/24/2006 1:46:58 PM PDT by Smedley
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To: pissant
On the night of July 23, 2006, an Israeli aircraft intentionally fired missiles at and struck two Lebanese Red Cross ambulances performing rescue operations, causing huge explosions that injured everyone inside the vehicles.

I never read that report, but this sentence at home would have sent my antennae to full alert.

Doesn't the Red Crescent operate in Muslim countries?

Shalom.

35 posted on 08/24/2006 1:49:23 PM PDT by ArGee (The Ring must not be allowed to fall into Hillary's hands!)
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Pinging the Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™ List


36 posted on 08/24/2006 1:56:00 PM PDT by abb (The Dinosaur Media: A One-Way Medium in a Two-Way World)
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To: Smedley
Video: “All your fakes are belong to us”
  Posted by hipaatwo
On News/Activism 08/24/2006 11:48:56 AM CDT · 21 replies · 1,034+ views


You tube ^
Great video of all the fake photos and green helmut man.

37 posted on 08/24/2006 1:58:41 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: TWohlford

Good link


38 posted on 08/24/2006 2:02:34 PM PDT by KansasConservative1
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To: PajamaTruthMafia; knews_hound; Grampa Dave; martin_fierro; Liz; norwaypinesavage; Mo1; onyx; ...

Well it would help if I would put the recipient list up...


39 posted on 08/24/2006 2:02:41 PM PDT by abb (The Dinosaur Media: A One-Way Medium in a Two-Way World)
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To: pissant
Don't you get it, Pissant?

Israeli is RICH! (Jooos!) The Palestinians are POOR!

That is all anyone need know about the Middle East, according to the MSM. Not HOW the Israelis turned a sand pile into a prosperous nation. Not that the "Palestinians" have got to be, collectively, one of the stupidest, most gullible, bunches ever (it's not racism if they're just a bunch of people from different countries cobbled together) for allowing themselves to get all puffed up with "nationalist" good feeling as the World's #1 Loser-Victims. Not that they are puppets of the Middle East rulers who are playing 'LOok behind that tree!" with their people to create a Boogeyman. Not that rich liberal journalists need A Cause so they latch on to The Poor Palestinians to give themselves street cred (and once again using the Palis).

None of this "factual" stuff matters, these photos proving a hoax. No, the Israelis are the US proxies in the area, and like the US they have WEALTH.

Ergo, in the minds of these wealthy guilty-feeling liberals, they are EVIL, and anything you do to hurt EVIL RICH PEOPLE is by default less-than-evil, thus GOOD.

40 posted on 08/24/2006 2:04:06 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Happy Laorb Day! ("The Eye" is watching you!))
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To: pissant

If true, the incident would have been an egregious and indefensible violation of the Geneva Convention, and would constitute a war crime committed by the state of Israel.



Actually .... there are enough videos of Hezbullah fighters climbing into ambulances to be transported around to make ambulances military targets ... and hence, no war crime.


41 posted on 08/24/2006 2:08:08 PM PDT by Mack the knife
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To: pissant

Come on FReepers, fire off some emails.

Special@foxnews.com (Brit Hume)
Hannity@foxnews.com
Oreilly@foxnews.com
Studiob@foxnews.com (Shep Smith)
Myword@foxnews.com (John Gibson)
Drudge@drudgereport.com
writemalkin@gmail.com
hhewitt@hughhewitt.com
rush@eibnet.com
Beltway@foxnews.com (Barnes & Kondracke)
Friends@foxnews.com
humanevents@humaneventsonline.com (Ann Coulter)
howiecarr@wrko.co
http://www.michaelmedved.com/askmike


42 posted on 08/24/2006 2:10:36 PM PDT by jazusamo (DIANA IREY for Congress, PA 12th District: Retire murtha.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

If a muzzie is driving it, then it should be treated as a target.


43 posted on 08/24/2006 2:15:07 PM PDT by pissant
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To: chemicalman

You mean when it rolled over? That was certainly not bombed


44 posted on 08/24/2006 2:16:04 PM PDT by pissant
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To: stinkerpot65

Of course they care. they care that their fraudulent methods are kept secret. But that horse has left the barn.

Pretty soon we'll have to create a separate chapter of FR just to expose the Medias lies and work to get them to retract.


45 posted on 08/24/2006 2:18:10 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Important link here, ant...

http://policybyblog.squarespace.com/journal/2006/8/24/the-great-blog-fauxtography-debate-continues.html

the nut:

"This is an important post—perhaps when a future history of blogs is written “The Red Cross Ambulance Incident” will be considered a landmark of the genre. Certainly it moves forward the great “fauxtography” debate, but more than that it helps legitimize bloggers as people who both comment upon and create media content."

This is David Perlmutter's blog. He wrote this last week:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1685905/posts


46 posted on 08/24/2006 2:18:53 PM PDT by abb (The Dinosaur Media: A One-Way Medium in a Two-Way World)
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To: TomGuy
HA HA HA HA ....

“All your fakes are belong to us” triumphantly rethinks an American classic.


Proud member of the Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™ Crew of the FReeping Parasitic Information Gatherers Brigade.

48 posted on 08/24/2006 2:38:56 PM PDT by Milhous (Twixt truth and madness lies but a sliver of a stream.)
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To: Smedley

Even more obvious, if you read the zombielife link, is the fact that the hole is exactly where the roof vent was before it was removed. Follow the link, it's incredible.


49 posted on 08/24/2006 2:50:47 PM PDT by pissant
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To: Smedley

And it is just th tiny tip of the iceberg.


50 posted on 08/24/2006 2:54:09 PM PDT by pissant
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