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NYT backs 'Stolen Honor'
www.NewsMax.com;New York Times ^ | 23 October 2004 | Aussie Dasher

Posted on 10/22/2004 11:08:00 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher

The first sentence of the New York Times' review today of "Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal" was what we expected: It said Sinclair Broadcast Group should not show the documentary. Then the pro-Kerry daily explained why in a stunning recommendation:

"It should be shown in its entirety on all the networks, cable stations and on public television."

This is the same paper that ran such a bizarre, hateful campaign against Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" and trashed "Unfit for Command" while touting Kitty Kelley's anti-Bush gossip?

TV reviewer Alessandra Stanley indicates she doesn't like the fact that "Stolen Honor" will hinder Sen. John Kerry's candidacy, but she nonetheless advises that "it does help viewers better understand the rage fueling the unhappy band of brothers who oppose Mr. Kerry's candidacy and his claim to heroism."

Stanley writes:

This film is payback time, a chance to punish one of the most famous antiwar activists, Mr. Kerry, the one who got credit for serving with distinction in combat, then, through the eyes of the veterans in this film, went home to discredit the men left behind. The film begins with dirgelike music and a scary black-and-white montage of stark images of soldiers and prisoners as a deep voice sorrowfully intones, "In other wars, when captured soldiers were subjected to the hell of enemy prisons, they were considered heroes." The narrator adds, "In Vietnam they were betrayed."

The imagery is crude, but powerful: each mention of Mr. Kerry's early 1970's meeting with North Vietnamese government officials in Paris is illustrated with an old black-and-white still shot of the Arc de Triomphe, an image that to many viewers evokes the Nazi occupation of Paris. ...

The film's producer, Carlton Sherwood, a former investigative reporter and a Vietnam veteran, gives his own testimony, explaining that even though he has uncovered all kinds of misdeeds in his career, the history of Mr. Kerry's antiwar activism is "a lot more personal." He recalls listening to Mr. Kerry's testimony in 1971, saying, "I felt an inner hurt no surgeon's scalpel could remove."

That pain is the main theme of the documentary, which can be seen in its entirety on the Internet for $4.99. One former P.O.W., John Warner, lashes out at Mr. Kerry for having coaxed Mr. Warner's mother to testify at the Winter Soldier Investigation, where disgruntled veterans testified to war crimes they committed. Calling it a "contemptible act," Mr. Warner, who spent more than five years as a prisoner, tells the camera that Mr. Kerry was the kind of man who preyed on a mother's grief "purely for the promotion of your own political agenda."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: moviereview; stolenhonor
OK folks, time for action.

For the first time in our collective lives, let's follow the lead of the NYT.

Phone or email your local TV station TODAY suggesting/requesting/demanding it show 'Stolen Honor' before November 2.

Get your family/friends/neighbours/colleagues involved.

Let's roll.

1 posted on 10/22/2004 11:08:01 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

BUMP for morning!


2 posted on 10/22/2004 11:14:57 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Pray without ceasing for our President and our nation.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
This film is payback time, a chance to punish one of the most famous antiwar activists, Mr. Kerry, the one who got credit for serving with distinction in combat, then, through the eyes of the veterans in this film, went home to discredit the men left behind

It is NOT a payback

It is to show the kind of character of the man that wants to be President of the United States .. the commender of out Armed Forces

3 posted on 10/22/2004 11:16:49 PM PDT by Mo1 (This Sept 10th attitude is no way to protect our country)
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To: Mo1

Dang

of out = of our


4 posted on 10/22/2004 11:17:11 PM PDT by Mo1 (This Sept 10th attitude is no way to protect our country)
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To: hoosiermama

I'm new to fr. What's that and how do I do it?

I'd normally let it pass, but if everyone works together we can win this one.


5 posted on 10/22/2004 11:20:05 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

It can be seen for free on the web... email it around
http://www.buttondepress.com/BostonManifesto/stolenhonor.wmv


6 posted on 10/22/2004 11:38:47 PM PDT by tophat9000
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To: Aussie Dasher

Welcome to FR, mate.


7 posted on 10/22/2004 11:39:36 PM PDT by Heinz 57 (Yes I'm Mixed Breed but not mixed up. I am all AMERICAN and proud of it. God, I love this country)
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To: Heinz 57
The video will be made available for free on Monday morning at: http://www.stolenhonor.com. Here is what we all need to do to honor those who served:

Make a sign this weekend (it can be out of cardboard or whatever) that can be display in the rear window of your car. The sign might read:

www.stolenhonor.com - Please watch before you vote

Each one of us can reach MANY motorists during our drive times next week.
8 posted on 10/22/2004 11:45:43 PM PDT by politicket
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To: Aussie Dasher
Welcome to Free Republic, Aussie Dasher.

Bump means to type the word 'bump' in the reply window and hit the 'post' button. That will re-cycle the thread back to the top of the Queue for others to see. Keeps it current, instead of floating down to the bottom of the stack where nobody can see it.

Being you are new and want to help, your assignment, should you choose to take it, is to stay up all night and Bump this thread every half-hour. If you are caught wandering around the house with glazed-over eyes and drinking cold coffee, we will deny any knowledge of you. Good Luck!

(Hope you have a sense of humor.)

Fregards!

9 posted on 10/22/2004 11:47:01 PM PDT by Eastbound ("Neither a Scrooge nor a Patsy be")
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To: Heinz 57

Good on yer, digger. Thank you very much.

I'm a bit worried about that tag of your's, though. I'm giving anything to do with Heinz a very wide berth at the minute.


10 posted on 10/22/2004 11:50:12 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Eastbound

Thanks for that, digger.

I'm hoping Heinz 57 has a sense of humour!


11 posted on 10/22/2004 11:53:12 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

BUMP


12 posted on 10/22/2004 11:57:22 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

Hey welcome mate!!!!

Somewhere around here there is a thread that helps a newbie understand some of the lingo, but I am not finding it after searching for it.

I'll keep you in mind though!

Bout my bedtime,so I will do some checking tomorrow,......


13 posted on 10/22/2004 11:59:49 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (A Proud member of Free Republic ~~The New Face of the Fourth Estate since 1996.)
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To: Aussie Dasher; Ernest_at_the_Beach

"Somewhere around here there is a thread that helps a newbie understand some of the lingo, but I am not finding it after searching for it."

Free Republic Dictionary-Help For Newcomers
Old FR Thread ^ | 3/11/03 | Various FReepers
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/862546/posts

Greetings from the Heart of Dixie.


14 posted on 10/23/2004 12:09:00 AM PDT by backhoe (Just a Keyboard Cowboy, ridin' the Trackball into the Dawn of Information...)
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To: backhoe

Well, thanks, I knew somebody would come by and help me out...

Are you up late, or just getting up early?


15 posted on 10/23/2004 12:15:51 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (A Proud member of Free Republic ~~The New Face of the Fourth Estate since 1996.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Roger that Aussie Dasher,

All loaded up on humour here, (its a requirement in my marriage)click on my name and read my intro page. I almost changed my posting name, but figured against it.

Congrats on Howard's victory and Austrailia's bright outlook.


16 posted on 10/23/2004 12:19:48 AM PDT by Heinz 57 (Yes I'm Mixed Breed but not mixed up. I am all AMERICAN and proud of it. God, I love this country)
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To: Aussie Dasher

BBTTT!!!


17 posted on 10/23/2004 12:52:22 AM PDT by GBA_001 (GBA - God Bless America!!)
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To: Aussie Dasher

A welcoming BuMp to you ... and a hearty thanks for the Aussie's steadfast work in bringing freedom and liberty to Iraq.


18 posted on 10/23/2004 1:16:15 AM PDT by CIBvet (It's about preserving OUR Borders, OUR Language and OUR American Culture)
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To: Aussie Dasher

when you respond to a post, that most recent post, yours, goes to the top of thepage of LATEST POSTS

by BUMPING a thread, that means to make a post to go to the top of the page of LATEST POSTS.

It is just a term to mean, to respond to a post so that this thread remains constantly on the page of LATEST posts.


19 posted on 10/23/2004 1:17:46 AM PDT by RaceBannon (KERRY FLED . . . WHILE GOOD MEN BLED!!)
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To: tophat9000

I'm new also to FR, registered a week and a half ago, but have been reading posts longer...totally addicted. I bought Stolen Honor about a month ago, shoulda waited! I got my son, 21, to register to vote, he watched the dvd with disgust.


20 posted on 10/23/2004 1:25:28 AM PDT by tina07 (Bush/Cheney'04)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Are you up late, or just getting up early?

Up early, dangit- this old scoundrel

got me up to hunt a 'possum that keep trying to get over the fence.

21 posted on 10/23/2004 2:35:53 AM PDT by backhoe (Just a Keyboard Cowboy, ridin' the Trackball into the Dawn of Information...)
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To: Aussie Dasher

BUMP


22 posted on 10/23/2004 4:40:30 AM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

It was just a note to myself to read the thread and get busy today. Sorry. Was a bit tired and didn't change the to section.


23 posted on 10/23/2004 5:40:01 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Pray without ceasing for our President and our nation.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Bump


24 posted on 10/23/2004 7:06:08 AM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

One other little detail. To make sense of the commentary on bump you need to have "message" turned on so that you see each message posted in the sequence of their posting.....

To do that, click on the browse at the top left or bottom left of some thread you are reading. Then on the resulting screen,
Go to the upper right and click on the message option......

voila, you can then see the full volume of posting on Free Republic....


25 posted on 10/23/2004 8:11:30 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (A Proud member of Free Republic ~~The New Face of the Fourth Estate since 1996.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Do university's offer a degree in this?


26 posted on 10/23/2004 5:47:58 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

The NYT's is only supporting 'Stolen Honor: Wounds that never Heal' 'cause of the wicked witch hitlery...they do not won't a rat in the WH until 2008...and that rat they hope will be hitlery. Which it won't...by that time all hitlery's little secrets will have been made so public...she'll have a hard time even being seen in public and she could be in a Fed Pen. ;o) After Bush is re-elected watch the take down of hitlery begin.


27 posted on 10/23/2004 5:55:05 PM PDT by shield (The Greatest Scientific Discoveries of the Century Reveal God!!!! by Dr. H. Ross, Astrophysicist)
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To: shield

I'm sure you're right.

However, just at the minute, I'll embrace anything (within reason) to see President Bush re-elected - even the NYT playing funny internal Dem games.


28 posted on 10/23/2004 6:05:51 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

ROFL!

The system here seems to be a rather unique and well tailored system...

It has many interesting facilities.

Are you into computers?

or do you prefer the telephone?


29 posted on 10/23/2004 11:59:58 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (A Proud member of Free Republic ~~The New Face of the Fourth Estate since 1996.)
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To: Aussie Dasher


30 posted on 10/24/2004 12:02:35 AM PDT by bootyist-monk (<--------------------- Republican Attack Machine)
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To: Aussie Dasher

They should show Stolen Honor and pro-Kerry film Going Up River both back to back. People are smart enough to work out what is propaganda and what is the truth.


31 posted on 10/24/2004 12:05:26 AM PDT by igoramus987
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

My computer skills are improving - but I started on a pretty low base.


32 posted on 10/24/2004 3:41:39 AM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: igoramus987

We had portions of the pro-Kerry film shown on television today - what a crock!!!!!


33 posted on 10/24/2004 3:46:14 AM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

Good read. This is a very strange move by the NYT. I read one who believes the motive might be to help Hitlery in '08. Another might be that the NYT sees Kerry as such a sorry human being that, should he win, he could hurt the Democratic Party's chances for many years to come. However, it is doubtful the NY Times, in its partisan blindness, realizes that the party has been losing House seats, governorships, and state legislatures over the past decade because it is becoming more and more the party of the left-wing extreme and the obscene.


34 posted on 10/24/2004 3:57:40 AM PDT by PhilipFreneau
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