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    The terrorism blame game

    Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed that anytime there is a terrorist attack, blame is immediately shifted to those who didn't prevent it? The news story I listened to tonight was regarding the attack on Bhutto in Pakistan. The last few things the reporter said was that "there weren't enough police along the route".

    I fully believe that we need to learn from all failures to prevent terrorist attacks. We need to study what could have and should have been done better. But the overriding tendency is to immediately seek someone out who should have prevented it, which serves only to deflect the blame from the bastards who did it. 9/11 became almost as much about who to blame in our intelligence services as it was about who to blame for doing it. Yes they failed to prevent it, yes we need to learn from it, but the anger, resentment and vengeance need to be placed squarely where they belong, on the people who committed the act.



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    Re: The terrorism blame game

    The purpose of terror attacks is to shift blame and to undermine the established authority through murdering innocent people. And, like it or not, the Modern Media does exactly what the terrorists bid them; they blindly follow the terrorists Information Operations plan.

    Lack of analysis, lack of morals, lack of common sense has turned The Media into the terrorists' tools at best, and willing terror accomplices at worst. They are utterly and completely unequipped, in any way to do their collective jobs in a proper manner. We are at a point where we can reminisce longingly about the Yellow Journalism of William Randolph Hearst and COL McCormick as paragons compared to idiots like the female Urinalist in Dallas who attacked the 70 year old man this week for defending himself against burglars in his own home, or the talking heads who mindlessly babble on the nightly news.

    Edward Murrow is officially spinning furiously, in his grave....


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    Re: The terrorism blame game

    Looks to me like someone is blaming the Media for the attacks. The blame for the attacks should go to those who perpetuated the attack.....The Terrorists.

    Terrorists are people without a country. You can't attack a country and stop all terrorism. The best thing is to try to prevent terrorists from being successful. Don't sensationalize it or panic. Don't take away our basic freedoms. That is what the terrorists want. Panic. Chaos. Loss of freedoms. The terrorists win.



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    Re: The terrorism blame game

    Quote Originally Posted by Stormin View Post
    Looks to me like someone is blaming the Media for the attacks. The blame for the attacks should go to those who perpetuated the attack.....The Terrorists.

    Terrorists are people without a country. You can't attack a country and stop all terrorism. The best thing is to try to prevent terrorists from being successful. Don't sensationalize it or panic. Don't take away our basic freedoms. That is what the terrorists want. Panic. Chaos. Loss of freedoms. The terrorists win.
    I am not blaming the media for the attacks. I am frustrated with the media for attempting to change the focus.



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    Re: The terrorism blame game

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    I am not blaming the media for the attacks. I am frustrated with the media for attempting to change the focus.
    So, does that mean you vicariously agree with herbie's astute analysis of your concerns?



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    Re: The terrorism blame game

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Tremain View Post
    So, does that mean you vicariously agree with herbie's astute analysis of your concerns?
    Absolutely. Do you?



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    Re: The terrorism blame game

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Absolutely. Do you?
    Hmmmm. I suppose there is no sense in asking you if you ever post a disclaimer when one of your like-minded brethren drops a brain fart.



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    Re: The terrorism blame game

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Tremain View Post
    Hmmmm. I suppose there is no sense in asking you if you ever post a disclaimer when one of your like-minded brethren drops a brain fart.
    There's also no sense in asking the opinion of someone who has no thoughts of their own, just critiques of others.



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    Re: The terrorism blame game

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Tremain View Post
    Hmmmm. I suppose there is no sense in asking you if you ever post a disclaimer when one of your like-minded brethren drops a brain fart.
    Actually, Johnny baby, I would like to see what you think about it, if you think at all.

    A non-sophisticated media is a de facto tool of terrorists. That's what terrorists do.

    I blame the terrorists, but they are NOTHING without their "friends" in the media.


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