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AP captures Hezbollah setting up Photo Shoot for Reuters [Staging the Fauxtos]
Yahoo! News Photos/ Reuters: Sharif Karim/Mohamed Azakir / AP:tbd ^ | Aug 11, 2006 | Taxrelief, Shermy, HKMk23

Posted on 08/11/2006 11:47:13 AM PDT by TaxRelief

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To: Julliardsux; EODGUY

Er, um.

The fact that the VERY CLEAN green bag of OTHER CLEAN TOYS was place directly on top of the grimy and dusty REAL WORLD debris from the bombing.

That bag hadn't even been in place long enough to get the bottom dirty.

Did you see the WTC bomb victims at street level after the buildings collapsed?

Everything was covered in fine powder. Everything: inside purses, under coats, inside clothes and undergarments.... between sheets of paper in books inside stores in nearby streets.

And you're going to try to pretend that "toys" found in the wreckage of a building just blown up are CLEAN?

This guy COULD NOT, IN ANY WAY, have "picked up" toys from the bombing and put them into the bag..


51 posted on 08/11/2006 12:28:17 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: TaxRelief

What I find amazing is that this is nothing new. The MSM has known this type of thing has been going on for years and has not seen fit to raise a stink about it until the blogosphere caught them with their pants down.


52 posted on 08/11/2006 12:29:17 PM PDT by contemplator (Capitalism gets no Rock Concerts)
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To: knews_hound; Grampa Dave; martin_fierro; Liz; norwaypinesavage; Mo1; onyx; SmithL; petercooper; ...

Pinging the Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™ List


53 posted on 08/11/2006 12:30:11 PM PDT by abb (The Dinosaur Media: A One-Way Medium in a Two-Way World)
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To: TaxRelief

That's the caption and it is still posted:

Photo: Lebanon says up to 600 killed in Israeli campaign
http://in.news.yahoo.com/060727/137/667u7.html

Are people no longer able to Google?


54 posted on 08/11/2006 12:30:19 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Sam Hill

The pink doll is being REMOVED from the suitcase. Doll body position tells all.


55 posted on 08/11/2006 12:31:23 PM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Check out post #34!


56 posted on 08/11/2006 12:31:34 PM PDT by lesser_satan (EKTHELTHIOR!!!)
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To: Sam Hill

I've been searching. Which search terms did you use?


57 posted on 08/11/2006 12:32:07 PM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: TaxRelief

These really need to circulate. Did Rush talk about it today?


58 posted on 08/11/2006 12:32:30 PM PDT by diamond6 (Everyone who is for abortion have been born. Ronald Reagan)
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So, a building has been bombed that likely housed people and their belongings. After the bombing, someone shows up with a nice, clean suitcase and starts GATHERING nice, clean toys from the scene. And nothing else. Ignoring the bodies, the valuable objects. Just the nice, clean toys.

Riiiigggghhhht. The logical explanation, especially given the demonstrated behavior of the Hezbos staging the news and photo ops for the fauxtogs is that he showed up with the suitcase and started emplacing toys for dramatic effect.

59 posted on 08/11/2006 12:32:58 PM PDT by Spiff ("They start yelling, 'Murderer!' 'Traitor!' They call me by name." - Gael Murphy, Code Pink leader)
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To: rogue yam

Tinky Winky.......tee hee.......LOL


60 posted on 08/11/2006 12:33:41 PM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: Buckhead

That's where it all began...


61 posted on 08/11/2006 12:34:03 PM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: TaxRelief

Here's another, non-India link:

Yahoo! News Photo
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/060727/ids_photos_india_wl/ra3719190535.jpg


62 posted on 08/11/2006 12:34:15 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: TaxRelief

sweet!

Thanks for posting this TR.


63 posted on 08/11/2006 12:34:49 PM PDT by Constitution Day (Down with Half-Assery!)
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To: Pravious
I remember the first time I thought.......fake photo........it was in the rubble of a bombed building in Afghanistn. There was the teddy bear sitting on top of the rubble.

Uh oh, that's not right!

At this point I don't believe a single fauxtograph appearing in any publication.

64 posted on 08/11/2006 12:35:26 PM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: TaxRelief

Finally, some real reporting.


65 posted on 08/11/2006 12:36:14 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Smogger
What was the caption on the AP Photo?

See post #41

66 posted on 08/11/2006 12:36:41 PM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
From an earlier questionable photo- That pacifier and blue plastic chain hanging around that dead child's neck brought out of that rubble was also CLEAN AS A WHISTLE, while the child was very dirty.
67 posted on 08/11/2006 12:38:11 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: TaxRelief
Here's another one:

A toy lies among the wreckage of a demolished building in the Hizbollah stronghold that was targeted by Israeli air strikes in southern Beirut July 26, 2006. REUTERS/Sharif Karim(LEBANON)

Notice how dust resistant these toys are? Does anyone own a patent on that material?

68 posted on 08/11/2006 12:38:31 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: TaxRelief

"The pink doll is being REMOVED from the suitcase. Doll body position tells all."

That's not at all certain.

In fact, the more I look at it, the more it looks like the guy was upstage (close to the building) picked up MM and took it and the pink doll to his suitcase to then carry it away.

If you look at the background in the shots, this seems to be supported.

The whole thing could still have been staged. But I don't think they are quite that clumsy.

I think there is a tendency now to get a little carried away with analyzing these things.


69 posted on 08/11/2006 12:39:51 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: TaxRelief

Wow, those clean toys must have been magically shrinkwrapped before the explosion and the toys managed to remove the plastic wrap themselves!


70 posted on 08/11/2006 12:40:07 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestu s globus, inflammare animos)
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To: TaxRelief

Damnation!!


71 posted on 08/11/2006 12:40:46 PM PDT by Hound of the Baskervilles (A)
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To: TaxRelief
Here's another one:

A Lebanese man collects his belongings from his shop near a building that was targeted by Israeli air strikes in southern Beirut July 24, 2006. REUTERS/Sharif Karim

Notice how clean the little balls are. Again this dust repellant material is amazing!

72 posted on 08/11/2006 12:40:50 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: abb

Thanks for the ping.


73 posted on 08/11/2006 12:41:13 PM PDT by GOPJ (Al Gore - the original "Millions Could Die" kind of guy....)
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To: TaxRelief

So the AP and another Reuters photographer have been caught red-handed issuing propoganda for terrorists.

"Sharif and Mohamed seemed like such honest muslims. We certainly couldn't employ Buddhists in Lebanon."

"Reuters" sucks, bump!


74 posted on 08/11/2006 12:41:17 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Islamofascists' tactics are all War Crimes according to the Geneva Convention.)
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To: American_Centurion

FWIW, I blew up the picture slightly and I believe that I can see the red bow on Minnie's ears under the doll in the suitcase.


75 posted on 08/11/2006 12:41:35 PM PDT by mollynme (cogito, ergo freepum)
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To: evets

Remember the Baby Milk Factory.

"You furish the pictures, I'll provide the war..."

76 posted on 08/11/2006 12:42:10 PM PDT by weegee (Remember "Remember the Maine"? Well in the current war "Remember the Baby Milk Factory")
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To: TaxRelief
Here's another one:

A man flees from a demolished building targeted by Israeli air strikes in southern Beirut, July 21, 2006. (Sharif Karim/Reuters)

This man just escaped that demolished building and notice how dust free his black t-shirt is? Boy someone needs to find out where I can get some of that material!

77 posted on 08/11/2006 12:43:07 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: KarlInOhio

(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)


78 posted on 08/11/2006 12:43:40 PM PDT by weegee (Remember "Remember the Maine"? Well in the current war "Remember the Baby Milk Factory")
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To: contemplator
What I find amazing is that this is nothing new. The MSM has known this type of thing has been going on for years and has not seen fit to raise a stink about it until the blogosphere caught them with their pants down.

That's what I find shocking... they've known all along and never cared...

79 posted on 08/11/2006 12:43:53 PM PDT by GOPJ (Al Gore - the original "Millions Could Die" kind of guy....)
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To: P-Marlowe

Much of these toy photos were collected a few days ago at:

Slublog: The Passion of the Toys - Updated
http://www.slublog.com/archives/2006/08/the_passion_of.html#more

The third photo is the original post at the top is from there.


80 posted on 08/11/2006 12:44:22 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Brad Cloven

If there are going to be 2 "photographers" on site, where is the videographer? No one shooting footage for Al Jazeera or CNN International?

In the absence of time codes, such "consecutive images" are necessary to establish timeline.


81 posted on 08/11/2006 12:45:30 PM PDT by weegee (Remember "Remember the Maine"? Well in the current war "Remember the Baby Milk Factory")
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To: TaxRelief; All
Video
82 posted on 08/11/2006 12:46:20 PM PDT by South40 (Amnesty for ILLEGALS is a slap in the face to the USBP!)
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To: TaxRelief
Here's another one:

A Lebanese man walks among the debris of buildings that were demolished by Israeli air strikes in southern Beirut July 21, 2006. REUTERS/Sharif Karim (LEBANON)

Look at those pants. I can't walk around LA in fresh air for 5 minutes and not get my pants dustier than that. And look, he's carrying his Koran. I'll bet that is dust free as well!

83 posted on 08/11/2006 12:46:23 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: lesser_satan
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84 posted on 08/11/2006 12:46:29 PM PDT by lesser_satan (EKTHELTHIOR!!!)
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To: GOPJ

Fake but accurate.

Remember this is the SAME media that mocked the President's press secretary when asked to give a balanced view of our military.

I think it was the WaPoo that said something like "What? You want us running your propaganda about how good you are?"


85 posted on 08/11/2006 12:47:19 PM PDT by weegee (Remember "Remember the Maine"? Well in the current war "Remember the Baby Milk Factory")
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To: lesser_satan

He gets around.


86 posted on 08/11/2006 12:47:43 PM PDT by weegee (Remember "Remember the Maine"? Well in the current war "Remember the Baby Milk Factory")
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To: Smogger

"Man Caught on Camera Trying To "Pork" Tinkiewinkie!!!"


87 posted on 08/11/2006 12:47:52 PM PDT by Hand em their arse
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To: Sam Hill

This thread is a discussion of the Slublog thread:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1680035/posts

Shermy went out and found the first photo, indicating the staging.


88 posted on 08/11/2006 12:47:58 PM PDT by Buckhead
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To: TaxRelief
All that's left is rubble and toys.


89 posted on 08/11/2006 12:51:12 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Buckhead
This photo supports my theory:

The guy was upstage right, then walked down to the suitcase. Which is what you would do if you were collecting things to take away.

90 posted on 08/11/2006 12:51:19 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: TaxRelief; xzins; blue-duncan
Here's another good one:

CORRECTING AREA OF BEIRUT ATTACKED BY ISRAEL A Lebanese man runs from a demolished building after it was targeted by Israeli air strikes in the Hizbollah stronghold of Beirut July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Sharif Karim (LEBANON)

Yeah, he just crawled out from all that rubble and abracabdabra, his clothes are clean! It's Magic!

91 posted on 08/11/2006 12:51:26 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: jiggyboy
Never mind that your whole family would be taken out and shot if your baby had an infidel Mickey Mouse toy.

...Or a gay purple teletubby!

92 posted on 08/11/2006 12:51:28 PM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: lesser_satan

Looter Guy! LOL. Great fauxtoshop!


93 posted on 08/11/2006 12:51:34 PM PDT by Dinah Lord (fighting the Islamic Jihad - one keystroke at a time...)
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To: Sam Hill
I think there is a tendency now to get a little carried away with analyzing these things.

Considering how clean those toys are after supposedly having survived a bombing attack, I don't think it's getting carried away at all to seriously doubt the truthfulness of the photos. The toys would have been at least slightly dusty following a bombing and they obviously aren't.

94 posted on 08/11/2006 12:51:35 PM PDT by Bob
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To: weegee

That's my first photoshop project, I'm still learning.


95 posted on 08/11/2006 12:53:01 PM PDT by lesser_satan (EKTHELTHIOR!!!)
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To: Dinah Lord

Thanks, it's my first photoshop project.


96 posted on 08/11/2006 12:53:52 PM PDT by lesser_satan (EKTHELTHIOR!!!)
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To: TaxRelief

I was going to say that there's no clear timeline indicated in the picture, but then I noticed...

In the first image, the doll is whole and dressed as it is taken out of the suitcase. In the second image, the doll is naked and has no arms. Note also that the detached arms are not being carried by the man.

While it's remotely possible that the guy found the naked (pristinely clean) doll lying on the ground, laid it down, went back for the arms, then took it back to the suitcase to reassemble and dress it prior to putting it away, that stretches credibility to the breaking point.

Time to do to Reuters what we did to Rather.

It's 'Jama-time!


97 posted on 08/11/2006 12:55:13 PM PDT by gophergas
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To: TaxRelief

A Lebanese woman flees the area of a mosque that was targeted by the Israeli air strikes in the Hizbollah stronghold of southern Beirut July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Sharif Karim (LEBANON)

More dust free black clothing! BTW how does anyone know that is "a woman"?

98 posted on 08/11/2006 12:56:15 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (((172 * 3.141592653589793238462) / 180) * 10 = 30.0196631)
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To: All

Pertinent and timely

Don't Believe What You See in the Papers
http://www.slate.com/id/2147502/?nav=tap3


99 posted on 08/11/2006 1:00:52 PM PDT by abb (The Dinosaur Media: A One-Way Medium in a Two-Way World)
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To: KarlInOhio
"The Israelis sure want to destroy that Minnie Mouse doll."



The cans! He hates these cans!
100 posted on 08/11/2006 1:01:10 PM PDT by brownsfan (It's not a war on terror... it's a war with islam.)
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