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Media Are Playing Games Yet Again With
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Posted By: earlybird, 6/30/2020 12:43:05 PM

Much of the case for the Iraq War was based on the Bush administration’s claim that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction. (Snip) It’s one of the most significant and catastrophic intelligence errors in U.S. history. A bipartisan commission found that U.S. intelligence “seriously misjudged” Iraq’s weapons program because of their “heavy reliance on a human source–codenamed ‘Curveball’–whose information later proved to be unreliable.” (Snip)On Friday, three New York Times reporters wrote that “American intelligence officials have concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan — including targeting American troops — amid the peace talks to end the

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This is an excellent Mollie Hemingway piece. She reminds us that the three NYT “reporters” who broke this story were heavy into the Trump-Russia collusion fake news… Well worth your time.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici 6/30/2020 12:53:46 PM (No. 461922)
The opening statement is false. The claim that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction was but one of several statements about the basis for the Iraq War. Equally important was Saddam's support for terrorism against the U.S. and the need to create stability in the Middle East. The Iraq War was poorly executed (well, actually, the post-war was poorly executed), but we still should not let the media get away with rewriting history.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 6/30/2020 12:55:46 PM (No. 461926)
This reminds me of the fake news about Kim Jong-un's death. I think Trump gives false info to suspected traitors, and observes what they do with it. Each suspect gets a different lie, so they know exactly who leaked it.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: mathman 6/30/2020 1:25:28 PM (No. 461970)
Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. They sent them across the border into Syria in some cases, and in other cases buried them in the sand. Nerve agents were used against the Kurds, that is certain. What the Army found is a state secret. And the EneMedia has but one goal: socialism now, socialism forever. They do not appear to know that the first victims of a socialist revolution are the media, who are at the head of the line for the guillotine. Besides, blood in the streets sells advertising. If it bleeds, it leads. How do you think the Maine got sunk? Hearst needed a war to spur his newspapers, so he started one. And NPR should stand for National Propaganda Radio, because they are flagrantly opposed to the Constitution, the Republic, the President, and unabashedly support BLM and Antifa. And they do it on our tax dollars.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: BarryNo 6/30/2020 1:27:06 PM (No. 461976)
The political party that has consistently and proveably colluded with Russia fir decades, is the Democrat Party.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Starboard_side 6/30/2020 1:41:39 PM (No. 461999)
Some people are very willing to accept anything they hear so long as it aligns with their agenda. I'm sure the social media folks have had a field day with how compliant so many are willing to become, if provided a certain pretext to induce the behavior. Through-in a little of Goebbels "big lie" theory, and you can really sway people into certain action. Remember the 60's generation when they didn't trust their government? But now that they are the Speaker of the House, Senate Minority leader, House Judiciary Chairman, and other positions of government authority, it seems they now want you to trust everything they do without any questions.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: MattMusson 6/30/2020 2:29:20 PM (No. 462049)
Barack Obama paid IRAN to kill American soldiers. Does anyone dispute that Obama released $100 billion in frozen funds and forwarded pallets of cash? Does anyone dispute that Iran produced thousands and thousands of shaped charges to target American Soldiers in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: GO3 6/30/2020 2:42:08 PM (No. 462068)
#6 x 10. This is a false comparison. The NYT publicized WMD finds to boost the reputation of the CIA after the "Bush lied people lied" had been accepted. As far as Russian intel was paying the Taliban bounties, well, US forces did kill 300 Russian contractors in Syria, so maybe there is some truth to this payback. I have some advice to our sterling military leaders: next time, don't pay the opposition to secure our supply lines. Idiots.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: columba 6/30/2020 2:45:03 PM (No. 462074)
Watch out for Russia! The Media is not telling us that Russia is going all out for Christianity and its values.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 6/30/2020 2:54:11 PM (No. 462089)
The latest intentionally created Fake News. Pure fraud, needs to be called out as fraud every time it is mentioned.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: earlybird 6/30/2020 4:49:28 PM (No. 462220)
Re #1, Mollie Hemingway is not a history rewriter. That is why the first sentence says "Much of the case for the Iraq War was based on the Bush administration’s claim that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction.” A qualified statement. A read of the entire article reveals that one man - named in the article - made it his business to broadcast that weapons of mass destruction story and our intelligence community apparently bought into it. Much later he admitted he had made it all up. The story is in the article.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 6/30/2020 11:25:59 PM (No. 462508)
Anything to discredit DJT. Stick where the sun don’t shine.
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