Skip to comments.Six US soldiers killed in Afghan blast [What are the networks covering instead?]
Posted on 07/09/2012 6:03:30 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Six American troops have been killed in a roadside bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan, a US official says.
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The deaths of American sons and daughters was tallied every day, and questions about the poor leadership at the top were asked.
Imagine if George Bush were presiding over the deaths of soldiers WHILE AT THE SAME TIME his Vice-President was insisting the murderous Taliban, responsible for the soldiers' deaths, was NOT our enemy. Would the networks give a damn?
Let me guess....TomKat’s pending divorce!
I wouldn’t know; I was watching Scott Walker taking Howard Dean apart on CNBC this morning.
Where the heck is Cindy Sheehan??? Why isn’t she camping out at the White House??!!
Prayers for the families of our fallen.
She’s still out there. A FB friend is friends with her. She’s just as loud. The media just ignores her now. When she took on the Democrats, the media dropped her.
Add one more.
Seven US soldiers killed in spate of killings in Afghanistan
International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) spokesperson Brigadier General Günter Katz confirms that seven US soldiers were among 35 people killed in a string of roadside bombs and clashes in southern Afghanistan.
Video news conference
Everyday, every death was a drumbeat against the evil Bush.
I know republican folks who were so war disheartened they voted for O, because they felt we had to “stop this terrible war”.
Now the media can’t even cover it.
...the MSM usually reports “NATO” troops, they don’t clarify and get specific anymore and claim notification delay’s. even though other news groups report specific details. The media in this country was told by this administration “don’t expect info” until we tell you what to write.
If George Bush were STILL President, college and university campuses would be erupting all over the country. Student groups and their “professors” would be protesting, marching, beating drums, burning flags, and “possibly” showing compassion for fallen Americans.
Of course, each and every media outlet would be highlighting each and every fallen American, featuring video of mourning home towns, friends and grieving families.
Whoever it is who “reads” the news would solemnly intone that famous line , “THIS WAR IS LOST!”
Of course, now we have Obama, so what the hell?
The Spectacle Blog
The Media, the Terrys, and Cindy Sheehan
By Jeffrey Lord on 6.22.12 @ 9:46AM
We keep saying this, but you simply cannot make it up.
Last night Sean Hannity sat down for an interview with Kent and Josephine Terry, the parents of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry. Brian Terry, of course, was killed by a gun deliberately “walked” into Mexico in the harebrained scheme called “Fast and Furious.”
Fast and Furious has now become a bridge too far for the Obama administration. Attorney General Eric Holder has been cited for contempt of Congress by a House committee (a full House vote set for next week) and President Obama just ignited an uproar by throwing a blanket of executive privilege over the Justice Department.
But something else occurred as we watched the riveting Hannity interview with the Terrys last night.
The Terrys lost their son because of a government policy.
So too did another parent lose a son because of a government policy.
That parent was the mother of a U.S. Soldier killed in the war in Iraq, a constitutionally authorized policy openly arrived at when President Bush asked for and got a congressional resolution allowing him to send troops to Iraq.
That soldier was named Casey Sheehan. And his mother’s name was Cindy. Cindy Sheehan.
Cindy Sheehan, like the Terrys, was understandably devastated by the loss of her son. But there were two not-so-small differences in the Sheehan case and the Terry case.
First, unlike Fast and Furious and the secrecy surrounding Brian Terry’s death, there was nothing remotely secret about the military action that took Casey Sheehan’s life. The Iraq War was endlessly litigated — quite publicly — in the Congress and the court of public opinion. It was a major issue in George Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign, in which Bush defeated John Kerry. And it was a major issue in 2008, when then-Senator Barack Obama made it a major issue against John McCain — and won.
Fast and Furious, on the contrary, was conceived in secret, executed in secret, and is now at the center of a Congressional effort to reveal just who knew what and when.
But there is a second difference between Cindy Sheehan and the Terrys.
When Cindy Sheehan spoke out about the death of her son Casey she was inundated — and I do mean inundated — with coverage from the mainstream media....
GLOBAL WARMING HEAT WAVE !!
NEW KARDASHIAN BABY !!
26,000 (maybe) AFFECTED BY INTERNET BLACKOUT !!
Three British soldiers killed by Afghan policeman after argument
Three British soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan by a local policeman following an argument, the Ministry of Defence has said.
I don’t get my news from networks or old media, so I don’t care about what they cover.
I get my news from FR.
War?......there’s war going on?.....Not if you watch the ABCNNBCBS news exclusively..........................
Say a prayer for my son-in-law. He was and still is there. He let us know Friday they were going out and the intel didn’t look good. He said this morning that the guy next to him had his legs blown off. They’re pretty much moving targets over there with no back up.
A friend who has served in Afghanistan tells me the Afghans are quite near-sighted and not too mentally developed. She said it is due to poor prenatal care and poor nuitrition. I guess that means we are stuck there. Maybe we could just introduce the WIC program to them and bring our people home. Better yet, send Michelle over to teach them about good nuitrition and how to cook a low fat camel.
Gonna add that link over at Steve Hogan’s statement thread...If you find any more please do the same.
Above is a link to Steve Hogan’s statement...after the funeral of his son.
Jim has posted it in actism..We are trying to get the word out about Obama’s Rule for Engagement.
Posted under it is an article from Omaha news with further discussion.
Please help us get the word out.
[TV shows Hypnotoad staring]
Fry: "This show has been going downhill since season 3."
Since WWII, have there been any Constitutionally-declared wars?
Have there been any total wars, where our goals were to vanquish the enemy?
Have there been any wars where the civilian population were on a wartime footing, or made any real sacrifices at all?
Have there been any wars were we used all the weapons at our disposal?
Have there been any wars that ended with unconditional surrenders?
Despite our lopsided use of the most incredible whiz bang technology, despite the bravery and training of our troops, despite enormous expenditures of blood and treasure, despite taking on enemies of small size, vastly inferior weaponry, ragtag training and logistics, we have not won a war since WWII.
And it is by design. We have not been allowed to win a war since WWII.
Allowed by whom? Our globalist politicians, in league with globalists from around the globe.
Young people need to know that when they think of signing up. There is no draft now. They make a choice to go in, as I did during Vietnam, and as with Vietnam, they will not be “defending America.”
They need to know who and what they are risking their lives for. They are not defending America, though the globalist politicians and media try to convince them they are. Indeed, all the wars since WWII have resulted in little more than loss of our sovereignty, loss of young lives, loss of fortune, and loss of national pride and cohesion. Our wars amount to follies, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing of any benefit to our country, and signifying much that undermines it.
Americans should no longer participate in such follies. The American people should demand that we enter no wars without due Constitutional process declaring such wars. The American people should demand that we enter no wars we will not fight fully, using all our weapons to the fullest, with the goal of devastating and annihilating our enemy until the few that remain beg for our mercy and surrender unconditionally. Until we are ready do that, we should no longer go to war, and our young should no longer sign up for the deadly social experiment that passes for our military.
The slime stream media is covering what a bad day DumBO is having.
Where are the dailey American soldier death counts on the front pages of every paper?
Oh yeah, that was during G.W.’s war not the magic negro’s war.
No bias here, move along.
Atill waiting for Shehen to call for OB’s impeachment.
Prayers have been sent.
I want out of Crapghanistan irregardless of Obama.
Do you think that Obama cares even a little bit that six Americans were killed in Afghanistan?
It’s time to quit calling the Democrats a Party. They are an organized crime mob dedicated to looting the public treasury.
The Afghan troops are the ones busily planting the bombs and IED's - now you want them to conduct combat patrols too?