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  • While Promoting Anti-war Movie, Brian De Palma Claimed Rapes by Military 'Reality' in Iraq

    09/02/2007 6:14:09 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 87 replies · 2,311+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 1, 2007 | Lynn Davidson
    Brian De Palma wants to stop the war, and he thinks his new movie about an Iraqi girl's rape can help, regardless of the consequences or the rights and privacy of Iraqis. In a Friday August 31 Reuters article, De Palma asserted “The movie is an attempt to bring the reality of what is happening in Iraq to the American people. Sky News online picked up the thread that he hoped his film "Redacted" will alert people about “these horrible things things that are happening, this horrible war that I am financing as an American citizen.”De Palma's comments were made...
  • CBS Cameraman Shot By US Troops Under Arrest

    04/08/2005 11:46:45 AM PDT · by ambrose · 303 replies · 22,210+ views
    4.8
    CBS Cameraman Shot By US Troops Under Arrest Troops believe he was working for insurgents, not just covering them as reporter. Just announced on CNN. Developing...
  • 'Moore' of the Same - (Michael Moore's March 19 rally vs. U.S. war on terror)

    03/15/2005 4:48:31 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 7 replies · 962+ views
    HUMAN EVENTS ONLINE.COM ^ | MARCH 14, 2005 | CHRISTOPHER FLICKINGER
    What's fat and white and still doesn't know it's all over? Michael Moore. Yes, the hairy, four-eyed, film-hustling freak has yet to accept the will of the American people and President Bush's re-election. That's right; "Shamoo with a camera" is still out there bashing America and the War on Terrorism. His latest attempt: promoting a global day of protest on the two-year anniversary of the Iraq invasion. This time Michael Moore is eating (I mean, teaming) with an organization called United for Peace and Justice. The global day of protest is set for Saturday, March 19th and calls for vigils,...
  • Just Returned from Michael Moore in Toledo Rally

    10/25/2004 7:45:54 PM PDT · by Jonathan · 96 replies · 3,561+ views
    On Site Action | 10/25/2004 | Jonathan - On Site
    9PM Rally at SeaGate Convention Center, downtown Toledo. Micheal Moore filled the house with 5000+ screaming, demented, mislead morons. Gloria Steinam's daughter first speaker: "Get your hands off my ovaries!" + other pab. Pitiful speaker. No presence, no power, no authority. Then Wade "Red" Kapsucavich - Marcy Kaptur's former intern (Socialist, Toledo). An unashamed Red. Politically very similar to Lenin. Has big boosters in the local Democratic machine- they have picked him for big things. Introduced Moore - lied about President Bush. Then the "Big Man" or BM as I call him - Michael Moore. What an imbecile. No script....
  • American Media Basically On Al Queda's Side Now

    05/12/2004 12:43:25 PM PDT · by Williams · 55 replies · 695+ views
    MSNBC, NYT, USA Today, etc | 5/12/04
    MSNBC said this morning that Nick Berg "paid with his life" for the prisoner abuse. Indeed, the story was about whether Rumsfeld should resign, and the killing was just more evidence he should. USA Today headline: Brutality Intensifies In Iraq. Beheading is portrayed as a consequence of, part of the prisoner abuse story, and a supposed break down in order in Iraq which is the U.S.'s fault.On radio they are playing up the angle that Berg died because Iraq is so "unstable" and Nick's father has given a statement that he's not surprised by his son's murder because the U.S....
  • Rangers Lead The Way in Exposing Author As a Fraud (Another Lying Liberal -- BUSTED! Heh-Heh-Heh!)

    05/02/2004 3:28:07 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 162 replies · 863+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 5/2/04 | Richard Leiby
    In the Style section last summer we profiled a Los Angeles writer named Micah Ian Wright, who'd just published a shrill antiwar poster book called "You Back the Attack! We'll Bomb Who We Want!" In his book, he described himself as a veteran of combat, a former Army Ranger whose experiences during the 1989 invasion of Panama turned him into a peacenik. In interviews with The Post and other media, he played up that background. Wright, it turns out, is a liar. He never served in the military --
  • New war joke.

    04/13/2004 5:37:06 PM PDT · by Nateman · 25 replies · 279+ views
    email | April 12, 2004 | Glenn D.
    Two US Marines are listening to the radio in Iraq. "American soldiers," coos a soft female voice, "Your so-called national leaders have lied to you. You are needlessly risking your lives to wage a useless, unjust, illegal, and unwinnable war. Now is the time to return home to your loved ones, while you are still alive. If you foolishly insist on remaining where you are not wanted, the brave resistance fighters will have no choice but to kill you and add your name to the long ever-increasing casualty list of this insane war. So why risk never seeing your loved...
  • Freep This "Cool Site of the Day" - Air America

    04/05/2004 10:36:59 AM PDT · by YourAdHere · 138 replies · 299+ views
    Air America's web site is today's "Cool Site of the Day." It's average thus far is a 4, but I think we can get it lower! Vote 1. Alas, there is no zero.
  • Franken Fraud Interviews Hillary Clinton--Err America Radio Day 2 (Not April Fools joke)

    04/01/2004 8:01:56 AM PST · by threat matrix · 326 replies · 370+ views
    Wonkette ^ | April 1, 2004 | not given
    And So It BeginsWonketeer Operative MT writes that our suspicions of our suspicions are confirmed:That we find Air America national liberal radio unbearable.You know what is less funny that four people complaining that Hollywood deosn't know what's funny?Uh, not much.MT turned over to Laura Ingraham instead, who referred to Dick Clark as a 'little fop.'
  • Misquoted Iraq rape tales arouse Turks' fury

    01/04/2004 11:46:31 AM PST · by Destro · 6 replies · 293+ views
    smh.com.au ^ | January 5, 2004 | Charles Radin
    Misquoted Iraq rape tales arouse Turks' fury By Charles Radin in Istanbul January 5, 2004 The allegations can be heard almost everywhere in Turkey, from farmers' wives in kebab shops, in influential journals and from erudite political leaders: US troops have raped thousands of Iraqi women and young girls since ousting Saddam Hussein. Articles in Turkey's Islamic press reporting the allegations have fanned opposition here to the US invasion of Iraq to white-hot anger - and even, apparently, to murder. Nurullah Kuncak says his father, Ilyas Kuncak, was boiling with rage about the rumoured rapes just before he killed himself...
  • Letters the Troops Have Sent Me...by Michael Moore

    12/21/2003 7:44:44 AM PST · by Conservative til I die · 142 replies · 330+ views
    MichaelMoore.com ^ | 12/19/2003 | Michael Moore
    Letters the Troops Have Sent Me... by Michael Moore Dear Friends, As we approach the holidays, I've been thinking a lot about our kids who are in the armed forces serving in Iraq. I've received hundreds of letters from our troops in Iraq -- and they are telling me something very different from what we are seeing on the evening news. What they are saying to me, often eloquently and in heart-wrenching words, is that they were lied to -- and this war has nothing to do with the security of the United States of America. I've written back and...
  • U.S. 'Dictatorship' Had No 'Search Warrant' for Saddam, Boston Globe Moans

    12/17/2003 3:37:19 PM PST · by kattracks · 52 replies · 449+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 12/17/03 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    Derrick Z. Jackson, one of the most left-wing columnists for the left-wing Boston Globe, wrote today: "The invasion was still a lie. The capture of Saddam Hussein changes nothing about that. There were too many forked tongues in the road to his lair. The way we removed the dictator, we became a global dictatorship." According to dizzy D.Z.: "With no weapons, no ties, and no truth, the capture of Saddam was merely the most massive and irresponsible police raid in modern times. We broke in without a search warrant. Civilian deaths constituted justifiable homicide. America was again above the law....
  • Alterman: Amb. Joe Wilson calls Bush Admin. "Fu##ing A$$holes and "Thugs"

    12/15/2003 1:12:08 PM PST · by frmrda · 35 replies · 457+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 12-15-03 | Eric Alterman
    I sat between this incredible guy who had been on death row for eighteen years before being freed by the Innocence Project at Medill Journalism school (the winner of this year’s $100K Puffin/Nation prize) and Joe Wilson, winner of this year’s Ron Ridenhour prize. I asked Joe why Powell had turned out to be such a wimp—failing to use any of his prized credibility to put the breaks on his lying colleagues, and instead telling all those falsehoods at the UN and convincing a boatload of gullible reporters of a whole mess of stuff that just ain’t so. Wilson—whose speech...
  • Saddam Whereabouts Still a Mystery (STUPID MEDIA ALERT)

    12/15/2003 11:50:44 AM PST · by Wolfstar · 59 replies · 3,542+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/15/03
    LONDON (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein's whereabouts remained a mystery Monday even after his capture, with CNN reporting he had been moved to the Gulf state of Qatar and an Iraqi official insisting he was still in Iraq. The plot only thickened when the U.S. military declined to say where it was keeping the former dictator, who was still being hidden after eight months hiding himself. "For security reasons we cannot identify where he is at the moment," Captain Bruce Frame from U.S. Central Command in Florida told Reuters. U.S.-led troops who toppled Saddam, 66, in April captured him Saturday in...
  • Michael Moore on Saddam's capture (BARF alert!)

    12/15/2003 7:02:49 AM PST · by SB00 · 184 replies · 1,778+ views
    Sunday, December 14th, 2003 We Finally Got Our Frankenstein... and He Was In a Spider Hole! -- by Michael Moore Thank God Saddam is finally back in American hands! He must have really missed us. Man, he sure looked bad! But, at least he got a free dental exam today. That's something most Americans can't get. America used to like Saddam. We LOVED Saddam. We funded him. We armed him. We helped him gas Iranian troops. But then he screwed up. He invaded the dictatorship of Kuwait and, in doing so, did the worst thing imaginable -- he threatened an...
  • French reporter on mission with Iraqi insurgents

    12/12/2003 4:45:53 PM PST · by Sixgun Symphony · 19 replies · 273+ views
    NBC television news | 12 Dec 03 | Sixgun Symphony
    Did anyone else see that report? A French reporter who I believe worked for MSNBC was filming Iraqi insurgents as they were going on a mission to fire rockets and a light morter on American troops. These terrorists were disguised as civilians and covered their faces with the Kayffia(sp?)when on film. They were filmed with night vision as they fired from a morter and then got back in their car and sped off. Then they mixed in with traffic and drove past American troops on the highway. These reporters tried to justify it by saying they are nuetral as journalists....
  • Did Bush Visit Iraq? (Conspiracies-R-Us)

    12/02/2003 11:35:26 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 146 replies · 328+ views
    Email now circulating the web | Dec 2. 2003 | by "Hesham"
    Subject: Did Bush Visit Iraq? George. W. Bush did not visit Iraq last week. Or did he? Many speculate that what we saw on our screens was nothing but a staging that actually took place within the US.. Nothing we've seen proves that AirForce-1 ever left US airspace.. Nevertheless, something was really wrong about this (alleged) visit.. As big as the lie may have been, one BIG question stands out: Are there no people in Iraq? Isn't there an American Ruler? Isn't there the Iraqi leadership the US had appointed? .. Or is Iraq just US troops in a Thanksgiving...
  • CNN Asks will there be a backlash? After US Troops defeat ambush

    11/30/2003 11:15:23 PM PST · by GeorgiaYankee · 29 replies · 223+ views
    CNN TV | 11/30/03
    During CNN's Sunday 10pm eastern news hour (repeated at 1am) Their "Last Call" question was "Will there be a backlash against US troops after the ambush that took place today?" They invited viewers to call in and give their opinion.
  • Now Drawing German Crowds: American Writer Michael Moore

    11/17/2003 10:35:09 AM PST · by TroutStalker · 22 replies · 252+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Monday, November 17, 2003 | CHARLES GOLDSMITH and ALMUT SCHOENFELD
    <p>Striding onstage in Berlin Sunday night, it didn't take long for U.S. polemicist Michael Moore to attack the U.S.-led war in Iraq. "There should be a rule," he quipped to rapturous laughter, "that you're not allowed to bomb another country unless you can find it on the map."</p>
  • The Latest on "Baghdad Betty" (Ms. Uzma Bashir) Who 'Faced Down' USMC at Palestine Hotel

    04/17/2003 8:02:18 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 140 replies · 1,447+ views
    Asian Times Online ^ | 18 April 2003 | Asian Times Online
    U.K. Citizen/Human Shield/High Rantress Ms. Uzma Bashir AKA "Baghdad Betty" Title: "A Lady With Real Attitude" By Paul Belden BAGHDAD - On the first night of bombing in Baghdad, I recall having written about a much-loved young peace activist named Uzma Bashir who had gone to Iraq to serve as a human shield, and whose many friends had gathered in an Amman hotel to hear the latest news from Iraq. They were all very frightened for her safety, I wrote.They needn't have bothered. As it turned out, the bombing campaign didn't hurt Uzma one bit. It did, however, really...
  • Israelis are Confused About Peter Arnett

    04/11/2003 6:25:38 AM PDT · by Alouette · 19 replies · 170+ views
    Israel National News (Arutz 7) ^ | Apr. 11, 2003 | Steven Plaut
    Israel´s leading journalists are totally confused. They simply do not understand this business about the canning of CNN´s Peter Arnett. After all, all that Arnett did was appear on TV and condemn his own country and openly, publicly support the enemy in time of war. That is all! You see, Israeli journalists find this so troubling because, for decades, the main function of Israeli journalists has been to denounce their own country and openly support the enemy in time of war. Their mantra is effectively: "The Enemy of Our Country, Right or Wrong!" Their role model has long been Lord...
  • Katie Couric: 'Hopefully' Saddam Made it to Syria (Barf Alert)

    04/10/2003 10:46:11 AM PDT · by sr4402 · 89 replies · 358+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | Thursday April 10, 2003; 1:32 p.m. EST | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    Is perky "Today Show" host Katie Couric actually rooting for Saddam Hussein to survive U.S.'s military's repeated attempts to take him out? It sure sounded that way during a report she delivered on the fate of the Baghdad Butcher yesterday. While chatting about Saddam with NBC's Pentagon correspondent Jim Miklaszewski, the multi-million-dollar morning host asked whether U.S. officials had been able to "confirm reports he was taken to Tikrit, and then Mosul, and then hopefully to Syria." Hopefully? Surely Ms. Couric didn't mean to suggest that she actually hoped the brutal dictator would escape justice by fleeing to another terrorist-sponsoring...
  • Media Bias Outrage of the Week - Propaganda Pete

    04/02/2003 5:46:28 PM PST · by Peacerose · 36 replies · 308+ views
    Propaganda Pete03/31/2003 Poetic justice played out today when foreign correspondent Peter Arnett, recently of NBC and National Geographic, managed to hang himself with his own noose - metaphorically speaking. Working from Baghdad, on Sunday, 03/30/03, he gave an interview to Iraqi TV that amounted to a heaping helping of propaganda. Here are some snippets. Judge for yourself: "The first war plan has failed because of Iraqi resistance. Now they are trying to write another war plan. Clearly, the American war planners misjudged the determination of the Iraqi forces." The above statement is especially egregious because it could only serve to...
  • Daily Mirror newspaper hires fired journalist Peter Arnett (He's not gone yet)

    03/31/2003 5:50:59 PM PST · by utvolsfan13 · 45 replies · 902+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 3-31-2003 | Kevin Sharp
    LONDON - A British tabloid newspaper said Tuesday it had hired veteran reporter Peter Arnett, who was fired by American TV network NBC after he said the U.S.-led war effort in Iraq (news - web sites) had failed. "Fired by America for telling the truth," said the Daily Mirror in a front page headline, adding it had hired the "legendary war reporter" to carry on telling the truth. "I am still in shock and awe at being fired," Arnett wrote for the newspaper, which is vehemently opposed to the war. "I report the truth of what is happening here in...
  • Peter Arnett praises Iraq Ministry of Truth

    03/30/2003 5:58:37 PM PST · by RockChucker · 72 replies · 275+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 3.30.2003 | Joe Flint
    http://sg.biz.yahoo.com/030330/72/39kcy.html Arnett, On Iraq TV, Praises Treatment Of Reporters By Joe Flint Of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Veteran television correspondent Peter Arnett, who has been covering the war with Iraq for NBC News through an arrangement with National Geographic Explorer, went on Iraq's state television network and praised Iraq's treatment of journalists. In a transcript of Arnett's comments during the interview, he seemed to praise Iraq's Ministry of Information, saying it has "allowed me and many other reporters to cover 12 whole years since the Gulf War with a degree which we appreciate and that is continuing...
  • SEPARATED AT BIRTH 2003

    03/31/2003 12:36:23 PM PST · by Cinnamon Girl · 41 replies · 2,630+ views
    Peter Arnett....................................................... Benedict Arnold
  • Arnett fired

    03/31/2003 4:18:35 AM PST · by dep · 439 replies · 2,423+ views
    033103 | NBC
    "It was wrong for Mr. Arnett to grant an interview with Iraqi state television," said NBC in a statement. NBC, MSNBC, and National Geographic have all fired him. Arnett on live, apoligizing to "NBC, MSNBC, National Geographic, and the American people." He then goes on to say that all he said in the interview was "what we all know.
  • NBC Fires Useful Idiot Peter Arnett

    03/31/2003 10:49:42 AM PST · by kattracks · 37 replies · 403+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 3/31/03 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    NBC fired reporter Peter Arnett today because he told state-run Iraqi TV that the U.S.-led coalition's first war plan had failed. Arnett issued a back-handed "apology." He said earlier this morning on NBC's "Today" chit-chat show, "I want to apologize to the American people for clearly making a misjudgment." But he couldn't resist this zinger: "I said over the weekend what we all know about the war." NBC had defended him on Sunday. It claimed that he had given the interview as a professional courtesy and that his remarks were analytical. But the heat grew too intense, and this morning...
  • Fox and Friends Blasts Arnett! Plus Picture Campaign!

    03/31/2003 10:45:41 AM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 55 replies · 2,474+ views
    Below is a transcript of what was said about Peter Arnett between Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, Col. David Christian, and Lauren Green. E.D. Hill is also included later on in the transcribe. This is great! Doocy: We don't know that he was working for them, but it sounded almost as like he was working with them. Lt Col David Christian: Its treason. Bottom line is that its unbelieveable to have an American reporter in the middle of combat. We have Americans dead killed. We've got American POWS men and women in the middle of combat . An American reporter who...
  • Columbia Professor hopes "a million Mogadishus" are visited on U.S. Troops

    03/28/2003 9:31:55 AM PST · by Anamensis · 114 replies · 564+ views
    National Review Online ^ | March 28, 2003 | Matthew Continetti
    Teach-In, Turn On, Walk Out The ins and outs of the antiwar movement. n the spring of 1968, antiwar activists protesting American military action in Indochina besieged Columbia University's historic Low Library, the massive, Romanesque space designed by McKim, Mead, and White which houses the offices of university administrators. Thirty-five years later, Low Library still contains the offices of university administrators. But today, antiwar activists are welcomed inside. Such was the case on Wednesday night, when hundreds of Columbia students braved long lines and rain for a chance to witness a faculty-led "teach-in" on the Iraq crisis. I was one...
  • CBS - No agreement on having administration official counter Saddam's claims in interview

    02/26/2003 2:14:49 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies · 363+ views
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House sought to have an administration official counter Saddam Hussein's claims in an interview with CBS' Dan Rather, but could not reach agreement with the network on the right person to do it.</p> <p>Much of the interview was airing Wednesday night on "60 Minutes II."</p>
  • Hussein Awards Rather First U.S. Interview "In a Decade"

    02/25/2003 8:05:55 AM PST · by RatherBiased.com · 19 replies · 379+ views
    (CBS) There are just two men in the world now who can prevent a new U.S.-led war in Iraq, and CBS News Anchor Dan Rather sat down with one of them: the president of Iraq, Saddam Hussein. In his first interview with an American journalist in a decade, Hussein talked for more than three hours about the looming war and his efforts to head it off. Saddam indicated he will not destroy -- as ordered by the U.N. -- his arsenal of controversial al Samoud missiles. Saddam also challenged President Bush to a televised debate about their differences. CBS News...
  • CBS' Rather Lands Saddam Interview (Ramsy Clark put in a good word. Really)

    02/24/2003 7:05:46 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 44 replies · 517+ views
    Highmark Funds ^ | Feb. 24, 2003 | DAVID BAUDER
    NEW YORK, Feb 24, 2003 (AP Online via COMTEX) -- CBS News' Dan Rather said hard work and luck helped him land his interview with Saddam Hussein on Monday - the Iraqi leader's first interview with a foreign television journalist in 12 years. CBS posted a report about the interview on its Web site Monday afternoon, saying Saddam has challenged President Bush to a live debate on their nations' differences. It's the biggest interview "get" of the year in television news, one all the national news organizations had been seeking. Reached by telephone in Baghdad, Rather credited his executive producer,...
  • Hussein calls for debate with Bush - Iraqi leader tells CBS anchor he won't destroy banned missiles

    02/25/2003 5:22:02 AM PST · by MeekOneGOP · 18 replies · 332+ views
    Associated Press ^ | February 25, 2003 | Associated Press Staff
    Hussein calls for debate with Bush Iraqi leader also tells CBS anchor he won't destroy banned missiles 02/25/2003 Associated Press BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein on Monday challenged President Bush to an internationally televised debate and indicated that he did not intend to follow U.N. orders to destroy his al-Samoud 2 missiles. In an interview with CBS anchor Dan Rather, Mr. Hussein said he envisioned a live debate with Mr. Bush along the lines of those in a U.S. presidential campaign, CBS said on its Web site. Regarding chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix's order that Iraq...
  • CBS, White House in Dispute Over Saddam Interview

    02/26/2003 10:04:23 AM PST · by knak · 87 replies · 401+ views
    reuters ^ | 2/26/03
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House criticized CBS television on Wednesday over what a spokesman said was a spurned offer to rebut comments by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein during an interview to be broadcast on Wednesday evening. "This seems odd they wouldn't let the White House have a voice," White House spokesman Ari Fleischer told Reuters. He said the White House had offered a representative to counter what he said would be propaganda, lies and irresponsible statements by Saddam in the rare interview, but he said CBS replied it was interested only if President Bush made the response himself. CBS...