Friday, November 18, 2005

The Spread of Propaganda

What happens when supposed leaders in this country start spouting about how they were lied to, how we are losing the war, how we have to pull out because Iraq is collapsing, that "we've done all we can", etc.? Well, every last word of it, lies especially, are printed in Middle Eastern newspapers, particularly alJazeera. Here are today's headlines and a bit of each story.
Who’s telling the truth? U.S., or the Iraqis?
11/18/2005 9:56:00 AM
"There is only large-scale deterioration of the already collapsing infrastructure. All those in charge of the situation in the country are to blame..."
Baghdad double bombing kills six
Two truck bombs exploded Friday in central Baghdad near a hotel and an Interior Ministry building at the center of a prisoner abuse scandal, killing about six people.
Democrat calls for immediate withdrawal from Iraq
"It is evident that continued military action in Iraq is not in the best interests of the United States of America, the Iraqi people or the Persian Gulf region." (We all know who was whining about this.)
Is America above Geneva Conventions?
What freedom and what liberation? The Iraqi people were better off under the “dictator” that the United States came to liberate them from.
U.S. State Dept. told “lies” with “dis-information”
U.S. occupation army attempted to hide admission of using chemical weapons by discovering a torture chamber run by Iraqi forces which it has trained and recruited.
Nejad’s remarks saved Bush
Ahmadinejad's remarks couldn't have come at a better time for Bush, as they have shifted attentions away from his failures, but they piled up the pressure on Tehran.
A curse called U.S. democracy
Washington had in many occasions deplored the "freedom deficit" in ME countries, stressing a fake need for the U.S. to remain focused on the region "for decades".

No wonder this country has a reputation for cutting and running. That's what happened in Vietnam, that's what happened in Kuwait, and according to what our so-called Democratic leaders in Washington are saying, that's what we should do now. Here are the "quotes" that are used in one of the above stories.
"It is time for a change in direction," Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., one of Congress' most hawkish Democrats said, adding that the U.S. Army "is suffering, the future of our country is at risk. We cannot continue on the present course. It is evident that continued military action in Iraq is not in the best interests of the United States of America, the Iraqi people or the Persian Gulf region."
"It was a big mistake. The American government made several errors ... one of which is how easy it would be to get rid of Saddam and how hard it would be to unite the country."
"The mistake that they made is that when they kicked out Saddam, they decided to dismantle the whole authority structure of Iraq ... We never sent enough troops and didn't have enough troops to control or seal the borders," Mr. Clinton said.
Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) said that "It is hard to name a government official with less credibility on Iraq than Vice President Cheney. The vice president continues to mislead America about how we got into Iraq and what must be done to complete the still unaccomplished mission."
Also Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticised the Vice President’s remarks, saying that in "the last 24 hours, 10 of our brave soldiers have been killed in far-off Iraq. On such a night, you would think Cheney would give a speech that honors the fallen and those still fighting by laying out a strategy for success. Instead we have the vice president of the United States playing politics like he's in the middle of a presidential campaign."

I am sickened by the above comments, especially knowing that these men were voted for by us. We put them where they are today and look what they are doing to this country and the morale of our troops! Democrats give no credit to our military men and women who are working their hearts out on a mission they believe in. The soldiers know about the great results first hand because they are living it, but they read the words their "leaders" are spouting about how we are losing and they become disheartened. What is wrong with these supposed leaders that they would endanger those soldiers with their very words?

The Democrats have called the war in Iraq a "quagmire" and "Bush's Vietnam," but what they will not admit is that the only reason this war even resembles Vietnam is specifically because of them and their words, which fuel the likes of Cindy Sheehan, Code Pink, and Veterans for Peace!

I have finished my rant for the moment, but I do not want to end this with "Democratic negativity." Instead I will end with a quote from One Marine's View about what is really happening in Iraq.
The Marines morale is good. Tuff and determined they continue their operation for the extended week. When you kick a rock over and find scumbags you keep turning rocks over until you get all of them. There are plenty of scumbags out here to take care of and we are on a roll as young Marines and Iraqi Soldiers build their coordination against the enemy. It’s the young Marines out there kicking in doors and freeing Iraq one terrorist at a time. They are where the rubber meets the road and regardless of age their professionalism and determination is ever present. These are the 17-22 year olds you know back home who might have loaded your grocery’s, cut your grass or been the “kid” next door. Tough, smart and battlefield tested they take on the foreign fighter head on and respond with outstanding results freeing a nation of scum. Its my pleasure to serve with them. They are heroes! May God continue to Bless America!

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