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The First Casualty Of War is Truth
Quotations Page ^ | 09 January 2011

Posted on 01/09/2011 5:59:31 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

The quote "The First Casualty of War is Truth" has been attributed to the Greek Tragic Dramatist. We are now facing this very concept in the Giffords shooting. Almost all initial reaction to this event are outright lies as to motive and attribution to cause.

However, by the time the truth is discovered, lies and falsehood will have done their damage. Democrats will strive to make sure everyone who disagree with their Godless philosophy is pictured as having potential to violence.

You might all keep in mind this quote, which is very true:

There are no warlike people--just warlike leaders.

~Ralph Bunche

The leadership who at this time blames someone who is NOT the reason for this shooting are stirring people up to violence against those who have nothing to do with this. Once accused, the innocent then must defend themselves. Their leadership in responding must be careful to not be like the accusers or both sides will lead their people to war.

One of our great statesmen said,

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter, and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

~Abraham Lincoln

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: casualty; giffords; quotes; truth; war
We're certainly seeing this now.
1 posted on 01/09/2011 5:59:33 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Omitted his name...sorry: Aeschylus (525 BC - 456 BC)

2 posted on 01/09/2011 6:01:42 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Like w/ this AZ shooting business. None of the reporting seems to make any sense what-so-ever.

3 posted on 01/09/2011 6:03:44 AM PST by Broker (Hell is a reality.)
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To: Broker

It makes perfect sense. The incident had two purposes:1. Take obamacare out of the news. 2. Destroy or neutralize the Conservative movement.

By the time the medis is through, the shooter will be a lifelong member of the Tea Party and Rush Limbaugh’s number one follower.

The public? The public will swallow their story hook, line, and sinker. After all, they bough the story that Timothy Mc Vey blew up the Federal building all by himself with a fertilizer bomb when Mc Vey did not have the intelligence to blow his nose. To 99 and 99/100th of the population, if the news media says it, it is a fact and true.

4 posted on 01/09/2011 6:13:02 AM PST by sport
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

This sort of thing WOULD NEVER HAVE HAPPENED if we did not have the sort of administration that HIDES THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE and for that matter, EVERTHING ELSE THAT’S SIGNIFICANT about its ‘leader’.

5 posted on 01/09/2011 6:17:52 AM PST by Flintlock
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To: sport

I’m just glad that most Freepers are .01 percenters.

6 posted on 01/09/2011 6:22:54 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

What was that quote from Zero’s WH?

“Can’t let a crisis go to waste...”

7 posted on 01/09/2011 6:23:25 AM PST by ADSUM (Democracy works when citizens get involved and keep government honest.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
When will America's sanctimonious liberal elites stop whining about the Tea Party...

After everyone is convinced that Sarah Palin is to blame.

"In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable that they should make that claim sooner or later: the logic of their position demanded it. Not merely the validity of experience, but the very existence of external reality, was tacitly denied by their philosophy. The heresy of heresies was common sense. And what was terrifying was not that they would kill you for thinking otherwise, but that they might be right. For, after all, how do we know that two and two make four? Or that the force of gravity works? Or that the past is unchangeable? If both the past and the external world exist only in the mind, and if the mind itself is controllable—what then?"

8 posted on 01/09/2011 6:26:07 AM PST by Jim Noble (Third Bank of the United States: Ever wonder why they didn't call it that?)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Homeland Security and leftists in and out of the government are more interested in hanging responsibility for violence on conservatives rather than lay accountability on actual evildoers.

9 posted on 01/09/2011 6:29:16 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Damn it, Jim! I'm a doctor - not a Community Organizer!")
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Yes, when first reported, there was a story that Jared was mad because Giffords had voted against Pelosi for Minority Leader..Now that tidbit has been completely scrubbed from all news accounts. I sorta think that information might have been important as to establishing motive for this crazy SOB.

10 posted on 01/09/2011 6:29:40 AM PST by richardtavor (One of the rare establishment Republicans backed by the "Tea Party" movement that wants limited gove)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

The utterly diseased left in this country immediately started pointing fingers at those evel “teabaggers” or Republicans and their favorite duty whipping boy Sarah Palin. Truth is like kryptonite to those people. Just go to the DU and see how palpable the disease is over there. I had to take a bath in disinfectant after leavng that site.

11 posted on 01/09/2011 6:34:42 AM PST by NWFLConservative
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To: richardtavor

Not only that - I remember hearin that - but when the drama queen Sheppard Smith interviewed Sen. Lopez yesterday, she stated that she heard he was an Afghan military vet. Thus she tried to not only tie him to the conservative cause but also besmirch military vets. She and her ilk are trying to not let this crisis go to waste.

12 posted on 01/09/2011 6:36:10 AM PST by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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To: Flintlock

Well said.

13 posted on 01/09/2011 6:51:20 AM PST by Dryman ("FREE THE LONG FORM!")
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