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Militant 'Mickey Mouse' (Urging Palestinian Children To Fight) Pulled Off Air
CBS News ^ | May 9, 2007

Posted on 05/10/2007 9:32:42 AM PDT by NYer

(AP) Hamas militants have suspended a TV program that featured a Mickey Mouse lookalike urging Palestinian children to fight Israel and work for global Islamic domination, the Palestinian information minister said Wednesday.

Information Minister Mustafa Barghouti said the character _ a giant black-and-white rodent with a high-pitched voice _ represented a "mistaken approach" to the Palestinian struggle against Israeli occupation.

He said that the program was pulled from Hamas-affiliated Al Aqsa TV at his ministry's request and "placed under review."

The character, named "Farfour," or "butterfly," but unmistakably a copy of the Disney character, preached against the U.S. and Israel each Friday on the show called "Tomorrow's Pioneers."

"You and I are laying the foundation for a world led by Islamists," Farfour squeaked on a recent episode. "We will return the Islamic community to its former greatness, and liberate Jerusalem, God willing, liberate Iraq, God willing, and liberate all the countries of the Muslims invaded by the murderers."

Children called in to the show, many singing Hamas anthems about fighting Israel.

A spokeswoman for Burbank, Calif.-based Walt Disney Co. did not return phone calls seeking comment, and the Gaza TV station had no comment.

The program was opposed by the Palestinian Broadcasting Corp., which is controlled by the Fatah movement of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, a Hamas rival that shares power with the militants in the Palestinian government.

Barghouti is an independent aligned with neither Hamas nor Fatah.

Loyalists of Hamas, which is sworn to the destruction of Israel, launched the Al Aqsa satellite channel last year. Bearded young men read the news and Islamic music is layered over footage of masked militants firing rockets into Israel. The channel also broadcasts talk shows, programs about the disabled and cartoons.

Hamas loyalists also run at least five news Web sites, a newspaper and a radio station.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; hamas; indoctrination; islamonazism; israel; mediabias; mickeymouse; muslim; palestine

1 posted on 05/10/2007 9:32:48 AM PDT by NYer
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Catholic Ping
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2 posted on 05/10/2007 9:33:49 AM PDT by NYer ("Where the bishop is present, there is the Catholic Church" - Ignatius of Antioch)
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To: Alouette; SJackson

ping!


3 posted on 05/10/2007 9:34:44 AM PDT by NYer ("Where the bishop is present, there is the Catholic Church" - Ignatius of Antioch)
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To: NYer

Goebbels would be so proud.


4 posted on 05/10/2007 9:35:42 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (ANWR would be supplying us today if the Democrats had voted for it in 1997)
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To: NYer

-———— “a giant black-and-white rodent with a high-pitched voice”


In a black pansuit, that describes Hillary.


5 posted on 05/10/2007 9:35:44 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: NYer
FWIW...

Hamas TV refuses to axe copycat Mickey Mouse

6 posted on 05/10/2007 9:36:03 AM PDT by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: NYer

In other news, ABCDisney still employs Rosie O’Donnell.


7 posted on 05/10/2007 9:36:51 AM PDT by weegee (Libs want us to learn to live with terrorism, but if a gun is used they want to rewrite the Const.)
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To: NYer

So they didn’t like the idea of “Mickey” delivering the message, or they didn’t like the message itself? I remember a couple of years ago one of the stations over there had a “Romper Room” type show with a very pleasant young woman who lectured the tots about the glories of being martyrs for “Allah.” I believe she took her teaching to heart and became a suicide bomber.


8 posted on 05/10/2007 9:43:25 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (Politicians are like diapers: they need to be changed often and for the same reasons.)
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To: NYer
All comedy aside, you've got to be a profoundly sick f*&/ to make a children's show like this.

At what point do you become so obsessed with death and a dirty strip of real estate that you feed your own kids to this diseased suicide/murder mentality?

9 posted on 05/10/2007 9:43:39 AM PDT by Steel Wolf (If every Republican is a RINO, then no Republican is a RINO.)
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To: NYer

The article fails to mention the part about “annihilate the Jews”. CNN’s attempts to suppress the story on Glenn Beck’s show are documented here:

http://littlegreenfootballs.com/weblog/?entry=25423_Outrage-_CNN_Covers_Up_Death_Cult_Mickey_Mouse_Video&only

Also MEMRI has the original with translation:

http://www.memritv.org/default.asp#


10 posted on 05/10/2007 9:44:12 AM PDT by Ozone34
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To: NYer

I suspect threats from Disney had something to do with this.


11 posted on 05/10/2007 9:47:05 AM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: NYer
Today's Show: Beheading Infidels.


12 posted on 05/10/2007 9:49:02 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: NYer

If somebody were to have a show in the US which was openly opposed to Islam, people would be absolutely outraged and call for somebody’s head on a silver platter.


13 posted on 05/10/2007 9:51:10 AM PDT by wastedyears (I was opposed to Rudy in the mid 1990s when he took my fireworks away. I was but a little boy.)
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To: TexasCajun

LOL!!!!

*high five Texas*


14 posted on 05/10/2007 9:51:36 AM PDT by wastedyears (I was opposed to Rudy in the mid 1990s when he took my fireworks away. I was but a little boy.)
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To: doug from upland

> In a black pansuit, that describes Hillary.

(giggle!) that’s Hell Funny!


15 posted on 05/10/2007 9:55:41 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter
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To: TexasCajun

"I approve this message."

16 posted on 05/10/2007 9:57:08 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: NYer

As horible as this was to watch, it was hard not to laugh all the way through it.


17 posted on 05/10/2007 10:01:09 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: NYer

I couldn’t hold my self from laughing at this fake mickey mouse.


18 posted on 05/10/2007 10:16:34 AM PDT by Wiz
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To: NavyCanDo; Wiz

> As horible as this was to watch, it was hard not to laugh all the way through it.

Check these out, see if they make you laugh louder:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyxtL4V-GoU
http://www.ifilm.com/profile/offensivevideo/video/2722449?sublisting=videos&page=1
http://www.ifilm.com/profile/offensivevideo/video/2722494?sublisting=videos&page=1

*This* is the sort of thing our MSM should be doing during the WOT. So where is OUR propaganda, ay!


19 posted on 05/10/2007 10:20:27 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter
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To: wastedyears
“...people would be absolutely outraged and call for somebody’s head on a silver platter.”

Which highlights another difference between us and them — for us it would be a figure of speech and the allusion to a silver platter would be a nod to the amenities of days gone by. With them, they’d mean it literally, and I sincerely doubt they understand or care how the head is displayed other than on a video.

20 posted on 05/10/2007 10:21:42 AM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: DieHard the Hunter
This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by The Walt Disney Company

That was fast...
21 posted on 05/10/2007 10:28:48 AM PDT by Wiz
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To: Wiz

> That was fast...

Crikey! You’re not kidding! “Der Fuherer’s Face” was an all-time Donald Duck classic — available until moments ago!


22 posted on 05/10/2007 10:33:41 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter
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To: DieHard the Hunter
*This* is the sort of thing our MSM should be doing during the WOT. So where is OUR propaganda, ay!

This is reason #1 A+ ultra why we are losing. The enemy has co-opted our own enterntainment industry and turned it against us. Meanwhile, they broadcast their message with impunity--and success.
23 posted on 05/10/2007 10:42:15 AM PDT by Antoninus (P!ss off an environmentalist wacko . . . have more kids.)
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To: NYer
M-I-C- See you next week...
K-E-Y...Why, because we want them all dead.....
J-I-H-A-D....Mickey Jihad, Mickey Jiahd.
24 posted on 05/10/2007 10:44:55 AM PDT by Always Right
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To: NYer
a giant black-and-white rodent with a high-pitched voice

Apparently Mickey was an attempted replacement for Yassar Arafat, another giant rodent with a high-pitched voice.
25 posted on 05/10/2007 11:28:49 AM PDT by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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Hamas TV refuses to axe contested kids cartoon

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26 posted on 05/10/2007 11:32:27 AM PDT by Alouette (Learned Mother of Zion)
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To: silverleaf

You know, the tablecloth headscarf was black and white.....LOL! I know it’s a keffiyah-yadda-yadda-yadda- KABOOM!


27 posted on 05/10/2007 11:42:39 AM PDT by unionblue83 (Note to Dems:"Americans love a winner. Americans will not tolerate a loser." -Gen. Patton)
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To: NYer
This is old news here on FR. There were at least two other posts on this subject in the past few days. I guess it took a while for the CBS Islamists to edit it and permit the story to get out on their site.

BTW, the announcement by the Pali "Information Minister" (i. e., propaganda minister) alluded to the "freedom of press" in the Palestinian Authority. If you can believe that, as the old saying goes, I've got a bridge to sell you.

28 posted on 05/10/2007 1:19:56 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: Ozone34
This is unreal. The depth of evil is impenetrable

Also, from the transcript:

Adult host: Farfour, I heard you talking in English.

Farfour: Yes. How are you, Saraa? I hope to be good time.

Saraa: What’s with you, Farfour? Why are talking this way? Didn’t we agree to talk in literary Arabic?

Farfour: But Saraa, this is the language of the advanced world, the language of the world that understands and invents things, isn’t it?

Saraa: No, Farfour, you are wrong, because you don’t know that the Muslims are the basis of civilization. If not for the Muslims, the world wouldn’t have got to where it is today.

29 posted on 05/10/2007 3:55:56 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: NYer

Disney should go after these Islam-0-Fascists for copyright infringement.

Walt is spinning is his grave!


30 posted on 05/10/2007 5:53:29 PM PDT by avalon
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To: Wiz

I knew Disney would sue!


31 posted on 05/10/2007 6:00:49 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://totallyunjust.tripod.com)
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