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Mysterious 'Saddam Channel' Hits Iraq TV
AP ^ | Sunday, November 29, 2009 12:06 PM

Posted on 11/30/2009 8:17:39 AM PST by maddog55

BAGHDAD -- Turning on their TVs during the long holiday weekend, Iraqis have been greeted by a familiar if unexpected face from their brutal past: Saddam Hussein. The late Iraqi dictator is lauded on a mysterious satellite channel that began broadcasting on the Islamic calendar's anniversary of his 2006 execution. No one seems to know who is bankrolling the so-called Saddam Channel, although the Iraqi government suspects it's Baathists whose political party Saddam once led. The Associated Press tracked down a man in Damascus, Syria named Mohammed Jarboua, who claimed to be its chairman. The Saddam channel, he said, "didn't receive a penny from the Baathists" and is for Arabs who "long for his rule." Jarboua has tried hard to hide where it's aired from.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iraq; saddam; satellitetv

1 posted on 11/30/2009 8:17:39 AM PST by maddog55
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To: maddog55

No BARF ALERT?


2 posted on 11/30/2009 8:19:14 AM PST by TheBigIf
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To: maddog55
and is for Arabs who "long for his rule."

They can "long for his rule" alll they want.

Homeboy is dead.

3 posted on 11/30/2009 8:21:31 AM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: maddog55

Whats next? The Obama channel? Algore TV?


4 posted on 11/30/2009 8:21:58 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife
Whats next? The Obama channel? Algore TV?

We already have it.

It's called "MSNBC".

5 posted on 11/30/2009 8:25:48 AM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: mylife
Algore TV?

That would already exist in the form of the 'Current' channel....which is tanking btw.

6 posted on 11/30/2009 8:26:45 AM PST by Outlaw Woman (If the First Amendment is taken away, we will be forced to move on to the next Amendment)
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To: SIDENET

Damn, you’re on a roll in this thread SIDENET!

Funny (but true) comments! :)


7 posted on 11/30/2009 8:29:07 AM PST by mkjessup (The only GOOD RINO is .... wait a minute, there IS no such damn thing as a "good RINO" !!!)
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To: Outlaw Woman

There was an Obama channel during the campaign as well.


8 posted on 11/30/2009 8:29:13 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: maddog55

Is Maxwell House one of the advertisers?


9 posted on 11/30/2009 8:31:32 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: maddog55
"Ladies and Gentlemen, it's 'The Saddam Tonight Show, starring..."

"...Minister Ex!!!"

10 posted on 11/30/2009 8:32:06 AM PST by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: mylife
"The Obama channel? Algore TV?"

GORAMA TV, all the news that's fit for sh@^?

11 posted on 11/30/2009 8:32:35 AM PST by sniper63 (Silent and stealthy - one shot - one kill)
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To: SIDENET
and is for Arabs who "long for his rule."

They can "long for his rule" all they want.

Homeboy is dead.

Maybe we can give them 0bama???

Just askin'...

12 posted on 11/30/2009 8:33:47 AM PST by null and void (We are now in day 313 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: maddog55

Damn Comcast! Bundling it with Current and LOGO in order for me to get ESPN-U.....


13 posted on 11/30/2009 8:34:49 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: theDentist

Ahhh, Baghdad Bob.

I actually miss the guy...


14 posted on 11/30/2009 8:35:19 AM PST by null and void (We are now in day 313 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: null and void
Maybe we can give them 0bama???

Sodom Hussein Obama?

15 posted on 11/30/2009 8:37:03 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: mkjessup
LOL. This thread just spoke to me, I guess.

;-)

16 posted on 11/30/2009 8:40:29 AM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

If what Larry Sinclair says is correct, yes...


17 posted on 11/30/2009 8:41:27 AM PST by null and void (We are now in day 313 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: maddog55

and is for Arabs who “long for his rule.”

There are many on the left here in the U.S. who long for his rule as well judging how they still continue to defend him. Maybe one of the MSM networks can start a new channel here.


18 posted on 11/30/2009 8:42:26 AM PST by TheBigIf
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To: mylife

Oh no kidding? I don’t think I heard about that one. (I guess the channel number was 0?) I’m in MO...was it on cable/satellite?


19 posted on 11/30/2009 8:47:46 AM PST by Outlaw Woman (If the First Amendment is taken away, we will be forced to move on to the next Amendment)
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To: Outlaw Woman

http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/1008/The_Obama_channel.html


20 posted on 11/30/2009 8:50:16 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
That's the rule in the industry: For every 'good' channel you must take two, communist,socialistic,brainwashing,obscenity laden ed, American hating channels as well. Otherwise those channels would have absolutely no revenue to keep pumping their lies and sewage into American households.
21 posted on 11/30/2009 8:54:49 AM PST by Outlaw Woman (If the First Amendment is taken away, we will be forced to move on to the next Amendment)
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To: mylife

That’s disgusting. But they did say they offered it to the McCain camp as well.....and of course, limp wrist obviously didn’t take Dish up on its offer. Not that it would of helped at that stage.


22 posted on 11/30/2009 9:06:07 AM PST by Outlaw Woman (If the First Amendment is taken away, we will be forced to move on to the next Amendment)
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To: maddog55

23 posted on 11/30/2009 9:08:44 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Socialism is hip until somebody loses a paycheck)
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To: maddog55

Lock onto it’s frequency, jam it then kill the transmitter. Standard ARM and HARM tactics apply here.


24 posted on 11/30/2009 9:18:32 AM PST by pfflier
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To: Outlaw Woman; mylife

Two movies...”By the People: The Election of Barack Obama” and “Senator Obama Goes to Africa”...are still playing on HBO.


25 posted on 11/30/2009 9:31:54 AM PST by ravingnutter
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To: ravingnutter
That's appalling. I've been without TV for several months now. The only thing I miss is fox but there are other sources for news. The most appalling thing about the networks and the individuals working in the industry, is they no longer even make the pretense of being fair or apolitical. They flip off America everyday and want us to ‘go away’.
26 posted on 11/30/2009 9:51:11 AM PST by Outlaw Woman (If the First Amendment is taken away, we will be forced to move on to the next Amendment)
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To: mylife

We already have that it’s called Main Stream Media...


27 posted on 11/30/2009 11:07:05 AM PST by maddog55 (The enemy is domestic and it's the government.)
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