Skip to comments.Media Celebrate 2,000 U.S. Dead in Iraq
Posted on 10/26/2005 9:13:48 AM PDT by concretebob
Reporters who ignored the countless acts of heroism by U.S. troops in Iraq, not to mention the incredible progress their efforts have yielded, suddenly can't get enough of the fact that 2,000 of America's heroes have died.
In New York, Wednesday morning's newspapers headlined the news of U.S. dead with what seemed like macabre glee.
"2,000 Dead: As Iraq Tours Stretch On, a Grim Mark," blared the New York Times front page.
Peace Mom Cindy Sheehan is paying tribute to the fallen heroes by stepping up her work to oppose their efforts, pledging to chain herself to the White House fence until President Bush agrees to cut and run.
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Liberalism is truly the march of death. The USSR proved that.
And not much mention of the Iraqi Constitution being ratified.
Read the article..it's the first item in the goood news part
Start with news that the vote on Iraq's constitution has finally been tabulated. It was ratified by a staggering 79 percent margin - making Iraq the first Arab country to approve a constitution in free election.
Oh you meant in the LameStreamPress...never mind
Teddy Kennedy called it an auspicious day
Was referring to the MSM
yeah and when one of our cities gets pasted they'll be all over the other side of the issue - why didn't we take care of this in earnest when we had the chance. F em, ignore em, don't subscribe to em and watch em lay off more and more people.
Thanks for the ping!
While the MSM are busy celebrating this "auspicious" (per Ted Kennedy) occassion I wonder if any will ponder the question of how many would still be alive if those on the left were not offering every encouragement to the terrorists.
Media Research Center has a good report on this as well.
Now if only Cindy would add "hunger strike" to her list of "things to do".
Facts are our weapons. Repetition is our method. We need to beat the lib-Dems over the head and shoulders with truth, until only a handful of bewildered psychotics remain standing.
The San Francisco Chronicle, which had already given up any lingering pretensions it may have had of being a real newspaper even before the latest round of layoffs, filled its front page with a photograph of protesters celebrating the 2000 dead, and a bunch of pretty much irrelevant charts and graphs showing the various branches of service and which branches the dead came from -- not as any kind of analytical tool, just to take up space which in a real newspaper would contain actual news.
And they're not done celebrating just yet:
Accident brings U.S. toll in Iraq to 2,001
By THOMAS WAGNER
The Associated Press
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The American death toll reached 2,001 on Wednesday with the announcement that a soldier died in an accident the night before. Three mostly Sunni Arab parties said they have formed a coalition to compete in upcoming parliamentary elections as the minority moves to consolidate its power in the political arena.....
"F em, ignore em, don't subscribe to em and watch em lay off more and more people."
Yep thats my attitude also. I wouldnt give a dime of my money to any of these papers. The NY Times stock is going down faster than a cinder block in a lake! Let them keep up the 'good work'.. They are digging their own graves and putting themselves on the unemployment line!
Remarking on the 'milestone' of 2,000 US service members who have died in connection with the operations in Iraq is such an artificial construct. EVERY death is to be mourned, and is, in its own way and in its own meaning to the loved ones remaining.
The price for giving Iraq a constitutional representative elected government as a republic, and removing the former regime, has been costly in terms of lives, both those of coalition soldiers and Iraqi civilians, but the alternative, that of allowing Saddam Hussein to remain in power, meant only continued repression of some 25 million, a continuing threat to world economic balance, and a source of great amounts of international terrorist money. Did Saddam send the agents that brought down the World Trade Center? Maybe not, but he surely helped pay for their passage when they traveled to the US, the flight training they obtained prior to setting their plans into motion, and maybe even the tickets they used to board the airplanes they hijacked on September 11, 2001.
There is over 5000 dead. Don't forget (as the left does) NYC.
I love the Washington Times! The only mention of the magic "2000" was buried in the 5th paragraph of a story about the approval of the new Constitution.
Take that WaPo!
..suddenly can't get enough of the fact that 2,000 of America's heroes have died.
The traitorous bastards of the MSM should be expelled from this country. They do not deserve to live under the protection of our military and this great nation. They are not Americans. They are traitors and deserve all the recognition of that FACT.
THE REAL STORY
In Memory Of The Thousands Of American Victims of Islamic and Arab TerroristsThese pages are dedicated to the thousands of Americans who have lost their lives either directly or indirectly to Islamic and Arab Terrorists over the past 30+ years. They do not include those who were "merely" wounded in bombings, shootings, stabbings, stonings, torturings, maimings, kidnappings and hijackings.
We will not forget.
Time for a moment of prayer for our soldiers as the MSM supports the terroists by echoing time to get out of IRAQ.
I got this ina na eamil today...
There has been an average of 160,000 troops stationed in Iraq during the last 22 months. During this time the firearm death total was 2,112 for a firearm death rate of 60 per 100,000. The rate in Washington, DC is 80.6 per 100,000. This means you are more likely to be shot and killed in our Nation's Capitol, which has some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation, than you are in Iraq.
Conclusion: We should immediately pull out of Washington, D.C.
I'll bet the per-capita possession of firearms is Iraq is much greater. I think DC just needs more guns.
The only way our soldiers can please the liberals is to die.
The Today Show called it 'a milestone.' How crass is that?!?
Why is 2000 any different than 1999 or 2001 or 1845 or 2032? It's not like it's a fund raiser with some set goal to surpass or somethining of that nature. Oh wait--we're talking about liberals here. Nevermind.
What our esteemed media rarely mentions in their celebration of Jihadists victories is that the 2000 dead include those who have died from accidents, disease and suicide. They are following in the footsteps of their Great Icon of Anti-American Propaganda, Walter Cronkite.
As for the terrorist sympathizer, Cindy Sheehan news has announced that she plans to celebrate the event by symbolically dying and tying herself to the White House fence. Maybe shell go to far and make in not just symbolic but then she would be proclaimed a Martyr for The Cause.
Just report on the over 5,000 deaths so far in the war on terror.
The Washington Times, which is the pebble in the shoe of the boot on our face, is available on a weekly subscription basis. Well worth its nominal cost.
Okay, I admit it, I haven't been reading the mainstream newspapers -- I'm behind the Times.
God bless and keep the family of Karl R. Linn, American hero.
Go to link below to see how our local lib rag is celebrating: