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    This oughtta fix this civil war thingy. Once these terrorists get a taste of death & violence, they'll act more peaceable like. Least that's what Wolfie says.
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    "Well, the hot story of the week is victory.... The Tommy Franks-Don Rumsfeld battle plan, war plan, worked brilliantly, a three-week war with mercifully few American deaths or Iraqi civilian deaths.... There is a lot of work yet to do, but all the naysayers have been humiliated so far.... The final word on this is, hooray." (Fox News Channel's Morton Kondracke, 4/12/03)
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    Wow! Where'd you dig that up?
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    Well he did leave himself an out with the "so far" remark. :D
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    Apparently this whole thing was a photo op and a PR deal, more than an effort to wipe out the terrorists....

    http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1174448,00.html
    On Scene: How Operation Swarmer Fizzled
    Not a shot was fired, or a leader nabbed, in a major offensive that failed to live up to its advance billing
    By BRIAN BENNETT/AL JALLAM
    Posted Friday, Mar. 17, 2006
    Four Black Hawk helicopters landed in a wheat field and dropped off a television crew, three photographers, three print reporters and three Iraqi government officials right into the middle of Operation Swarmer. Iraqi soldiers in newly painted humvees, green and red Iraqi flags stenciled on the tailgates, had just finished searching the farm populated by a half-dozen skinny cows and a woman kneading freshly risen dough and slapping it to the walls of a mud oven.

    The press, flown in from Baghdad to this agricultural gridiron northeast of Samarra, huddled around the Iraqi officials and U.S. Army commanders who explained that the "largest air assault since 2003" in Iraq using over 50 helicopters to put 1500 Iraqi and U.S. troops on the ground had netted 48 suspected insurgents, 17 of which had already been cleared and released. The area, explained the officials, has long been suspected of being used as a base for insurgents operating in and around Samarra, the city north of Baghdad where the bombing of a sacred shrine recently sparked a wave of sectarian violence.

    But contrary to what many many television networks erroneously reported, the operation was by no means the largest use of airpower since the start of the war. ("Air Assault" is a military term that refers specifically to transporting troops into an area.) In fact, there were no airstrikes and no leading insurgents were nabbed in an operation that some skeptical military analysts described as little more than a photo op. What’s more, there were no shots fired at all and the units had met no resistance, said the U.S. and Iraqi commanders.
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    I just don't understand the lies and deceptions perpetrated by the American government on the American people.

    Why does the American Government lie to the American people?


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    This is just another case of the press being led around by the government and not doing their job. If the white house wants to get something in the news, all they have to do is send out a press release or memo to CNN or Fox and they run with it as if it were true. They don't research to verify the information anymore and are afraid to admit when they've been duped because it would reveal that they have no credibility but are, instead, a tool for the chimp (yes, the chimp can use tools, but it doesn't make him fully human). Nice job boys and supermodels.

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