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American, British Citizens Killed In Syria

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First a big caveat: the following comes from CNN, the world's farce leader, so take it with a quarry of salt.

That said, CNN's household access is pervasive and when it comes to setting the social mood based on a news report, be it completely fabricated or not, the news organization is second to none. Which may be precisely why it is CNN that is reporting that in Syria - a place just itching for the proverbial match to be struck on a mountain of geopolitical gunpowder involving all the key actors: from the US, to Russia, Europe, China, and of course Israel, said match may have just been lit.

To wit: "Syrian state-run television reported Thursday that forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad killed three Westerners, including an American woman and a British national, who they claim were fighting with the rebels and were found with weapons and maps of government military facilities."

More:

Syrian TV identified the woman, releasing what it claimed were her Michigan driver's license and U.S. passport. It also released what is said was the name and passport of a British citizen. It did not identify the third Westerner.

 

The TV report claimed the three were also found with a flag of the al-Nusra Front, an al Qaeda-linked group.

 

The United States is aware of the claim that an American was killed and is working through the Czech Republic mission in Syria to obtain more information, a State Department official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told CNN.

 

Citing privacy considerations, "we are unable to comment further," the official said."

Why westerners were fighting the Syrian government alongside Al Qaeda "rebels" is not known. What is known is that tomorrow front pages across the nation will be blasting "American woman killed in Syria" and the ensuing thirst for revenge will be just the missing link needed by the administration, in lieu of having found no weapons of mass destruction, to escalate the conflict even further. Especially when the media helpfully reminds that as we reported earlier, Russia has already delivered at least one of the promised S-300 missile shipments to Assad. All the other details: those involving the true nature of the Qatari mercenaries posing as "rebels", the Al Qaeda links, the source of rebel armaments, the UN refutation of the WMD storyine, and most importantly, any mention of the Qatari gas pipeline access to Turkey which this is all about, will be ignored.

 


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Thu, 05/30/2013 - 18:59 | Link to Comment syntaxterror
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Hell, Odumber has killed more americans than that.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:12 | Link to Comment john39
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this build up to war script is so old and worn out that i am actually surprised that tptb even go through the effort of setting up any pretext for the invasion... 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:15 | Link to Comment Totentänzerlied
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Meanwhile at CIA Screenwriting HQ:
"The WMD plot collapsed even quicker than anticipated, what else ya' got?"

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:24 | Link to Comment macholatte
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this build up to war script is so old and worn out that i am actually surprised that tptb even go through the effort of setting up any pretext for the invasion...

 

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:50 | Link to Comment malikai
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A thought experiment..

Why is Europe the big winner from QEx?

Why was Europe the big winner from Libya?

Why will Europe be the big winner from the trans-Syrian pipeline?

Why is Israel pushing so hard for war with Syria/Iran when Israel has the most to lose and least to gain from such a war involving Russia?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:55 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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Remember the Maine.

Revenge the Lusitania.

54 40 or fight.

What a load of horse shit.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:04 | Link to Comment BurningFuld
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No kidding....what they don't tell you is most likely she was ALSO a Syrian, that came back to help out her FAMILY in Syria. OK I'm just making that up but, it's more than possible.

ALSO I have an idea!!!!  STAY THE FUCK OUT OF EVERYONE ELSE'S BUSINESS!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:10 | Link to Comment Randall Cabot
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Maybe they were just hiking like those three American jews who were just hiking in Iran:

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2011-09-21/world/35274863_1_shane-bauer-sarah-shourd-american-hikers

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:25 | Link to Comment knukles
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Hope the other one wasn't John McCain...
T'would be a sad day...

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:50 | Link to Comment krispkritter
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Maybe he talked to the wrong people...oopsy, 'he attacked me so I shot him in the back of the head'.  Too bad he committed suicide by Fibbi...http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2333101/Friend-Boston-Marathon-bomber-UNARMED-killed-FBI-agent-confess-triple-murder.html

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:12 | Link to Comment espirit
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News just up...

American, British citizens killed in Amerika.

What, no headlines?

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 00:14 | Link to Comment Clashfan
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Whatever happened to the popular idea of getting leaders to duke it out while armies eat popcorn and bet?

Alex Jones gets it, challenges Bill O'Reilley to a boxing match at 3:50:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Hd0lpXnXUw

Love it. Love it.

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 00:41 | Link to Comment PennilessPauper
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I downvoted you as I miss read your sarcasm.  I was hopping it was the Chickenhawk, war mongering, send some elses kids to die for oil/Israhell alCIAda supporting Mcain that was killed!

The onion had an excellent article on the T-rex arms, Jet Crashing Chicken hawk today.

http://www.theonion.com/articles/family-concerned-after-john-mccain-wand...

 

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 00:50 | Link to Comment Kiwi Pete
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Yeah, what ever happened to those "hikers". I guess they're off 

'hiking" some other scenic tracks in Afghanistan, Lybia or Mali. 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:12 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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But ... how do you expect the M/IC to stay in business? There is serious money to be made here.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:13 | Link to Comment sunaJ
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Here is some of the documentation of the alleged incident.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:36 | Link to Comment thisandthat
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Hey, look - she's a muslim...

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:42 | Link to Comment Urban Roman
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I wonder if they'll give her a traditional burial ... you know, bundle the body off of a helicopter into the ocean in the middle of the night? 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:13 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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Remember the USS Liberty.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:24 | Link to Comment WmMcK
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Remember Pearl Harbor and the Alamo.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:33 | Link to Comment knukles
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Don't forget where you left your car keys.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:47 | Link to Comment RafterManFMJ
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Remember the Maine.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:26 | Link to Comment GoldForCash
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Because Syria/Iran has vowed to destroy Israel .....

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:39 | Link to Comment john39
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based on actions as opposed to words, i think you got the situation backwards...  of course, is-ra-el has to use its dumb gorilla to do the dirty work.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:56 | Link to Comment New_Meat
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"If it ain't broke, don't fix it."

Actually, if it ain't broke, it can't be fixed.  But it can be perverted.

- Ned

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:20 | Link to Comment willwork4food
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+10

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:34 | Link to Comment JPM Hater001
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"Ok, so what if we start pumping in reruns of "Greatest American Hero".

That'll increase the fear of Americans...

Connie Seleka...grrr.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:37 | Link to Comment Go Tribe
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Must...keep...petrodollar...reserve...status...from...collapsing.

Send American youth to die for Europe.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:52 | Link to Comment Sabibaby
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Meanwhile at CIA Screenwriting HQ:

"The WMD plot collapsed even quicker than anticipated, what else ya' got?"

Yellow cake, yellow cake and pudding!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:39 | Link to Comment Grimlock
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Good thing she had her Michigan driver's license on her. You don't want to get pulled over in war-torn Syria without it, I mean, imagine the embarrassment.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:11 | Link to Comment dtwn
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As usual MSM slow on the uptake and will continue to fade in the face of real, immediate journalism, hence CNBS' plunging viewership.  Although of reading the comments sections of all the major MSM news sites, the commenters on CNN seem to be the absolute stupidest unaware ignorant Dancing w/ The Stars, lets's suck BHO's dick cause he's the greatest leader ever--readers.  Stupid fucking sheep.  Thanks ZH for all that you do in being the Yin to MSM's Yang.

Anway, saw this on Liveleak yesterday:

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=81f_1369861560

which links to more photos (you know, actual real news, not sterilized CNN version), warning graphic for those pussies with sensitive stomachs, looks legit to me (although I can't clearly ID the female) when there are bits of skull on the terrorists chest:

http://breakingnews.sy/en/album/102.html

Liveleak is actually one of the best places for stuff coming out of Syria, I check it multiple times a day, plus they have some freakin' awesome battle footage if that turns your crank.  If you go to the syria section and sort by date, you can pretty much spend an afternoon with some beers watching the whole clusterfuck unfold over time.  Also another good source of info is this guy's blog: http://syrianperspective.blogspot.com/

Edit: If you want to see some of the better stuff, do a search for 'syria', then sort the vids by comments:

http://www.liveleak.com/browse?q=syria&sort_by=comments

Some very interesting, very very graphic vids here (including that cannibalism vid, execution vids, and just general 'horors of war' vids).  The sickest stuff I've ever seen online, and I've seen the bowels of the internet.  If more people saw what really goes on in war, I don't think we'd be so asleep and tolerant of the shit our .gov gets us involved in.  We need to get our people out of the ME ASAP.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:14 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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The woman is from Flint Michigan... Syria under civil war is probably better than Flint Michigan...

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:33 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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for some reason there is a large muzzie population in MI

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:35 | Link to Comment knukles
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Largest outside the Middle East they (Michiganders) used to say.
And mostly in and just around Detroit.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:39 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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One more reason to bulldoze Detroit.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:48 | Link to Comment akak
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Actually, Knuckles, the bulk of the Arab population in Michigan is in Dearborn, not Detroit proper.

Oh, and by the way, the correct word is "Michiganians", NOT "Michiganders".  There is no such place as "Michigand".

 

(Sorry, just a long-standing pet peeve of mine, having grown up and lived in that state for many years.)

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:13 | Link to Comment Totentänzerlied
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" having grown up and lived in that state for many years."
My condolences.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:29 | Link to Comment espirit
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Heard it used to be a nice place to live.

You can always join nmewn and I in FL.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:41 | Link to Comment Almost Solvent
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FL? No thanks. Nice to visit but damn dry heat and no skeeters.

Water table is stable and corexit will eventually degrade as well. 

 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:56 | Link to Comment akak
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Maybe Michigan (or at least the Detroit area) was a nice place, 20 or 30 years before I was born.

I found living there to be dull, pedestrian, conformist to the nth degree, and utterly soul-sucking.  Suicide was often on my mind.  The one saving grace was the diversity and eclecticism to be found in Ann Arbor, but even that was pretty thin gruel to try to exist on for years on end.

That's why I fled over 20 years ago to the far edge of the continent.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:31 | Link to Comment Miffed Microbio...
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I know the feeling akak. When I moved to Spokane in 1977 I thought my life had ended. Coming from Ojai, which was a small town known for It's artists and Krotona theosophical Society, I was used to being around many fascinating intelligent people who always pushed the boundries of my world. Life was colorful and I was exposed to so much as a young child. My parents were intellectuals and expected my brother and me to participate in conversations with all their friends and associates. Nothing was dumbed down for us. When we moved to Spokane all that ended. Life became grey and tasteless. Not that anyone was bad but it was so white bread. Conversations were simplistic, no one had a thought other than what was required for day to day living. Living there was a sisyphean hell hole for me. Mr miffed proposed to me at 19 and I said I would marry him if he got a job in Cali. I never said I was smart. Unfortunately the Cali I knew disappeared about 10 years after we came back. Frankly I'm grateful he hasnt kicked my ass over it. If I weren't for my lunacy he would have been working at Microsoft in the 1980s.

Miffed;-)

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:06 | Link to Comment Miffed Microbio...
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I'd love to visit. Are you two near south beach? There is a remote possibility we will be there in Feb next year for a business meeting.

Miffed;-)

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:55 | Link to Comment hyperbole2000
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Michigan. The state withe the most fishing boat registrations. My kind of state.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:46 | Link to Comment Grimlock
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Michiganistanis?

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 00:19 | Link to Comment Oliver Klozoff
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"What do they call people from Flint? Flintoids?"

-George Carlin

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 05:46 | Link to Comment Prince Eugene o...
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Born In Michigan

Left In The Seventies

They were called Michiganders. Dearbornistan is a Muslim enclave. Thank GWB.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:21 | Link to Comment LeisureSmith
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Saw this yesterday: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=32b_1369929145

Today from RT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXzyS9eUVgs&feature=player_embedded

Now what would Jabhat Al-Nusra want with Sarin?

And before i forget....Hey McCain, Fuck you!

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 06:36 | Link to Comment e-recep
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"LiveLeak : Founded by the team responsible for the Ogrish.com shock site..." Source

that explains the sick stuff. these dudes jerk off to all kinds of disgusting shit i guess.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:46 | Link to Comment RafterManFMJ
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We know it's true because they found 3 terrorist passports stamped SYRIA and also two terrorist's driver's licenses from Massachusetts right next to the bodies.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:20 | Link to Comment HelluvaEngineer
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Well, then.  'Bout time to send my nephews off to kill some them rag heads.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:26 | Link to Comment MeMadMax
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Well, we already know that some dumbass american punks were there and got wasted...

There's a vid on youtube of two of them going "yeehaw!" in a jeep with a bunch of camelfuckers, and then another video of the driver of that jeep on his death bed with a hole in his head, and supposedly the other one got blown to bits all over the sand dunes where supposedly the biggest identifiable piece was a toe and a clump of hair....

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:15 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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They wanted to live the Call Of Duty experience... well there ya go! No respawn in real life... and no cheating!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 18:59 | Link to Comment Jugdish
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Where is that zionist cunt Lasvegasdave when you need him? Oh that's right, he went back over to CNBC to do some more shilling for the global pedophile syndicate.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:09 | Link to Comment dick cheneys ghost
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I miss her already..........not!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 18:59 | Link to Comment kito
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HOLY FALSE FLAG BATMAN!!!!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:07 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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No one cares. Moar Woar.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:17 | Link to Comment kito
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moar woar while the nation gets poar...........and the dow continues to soar..............and the economy is up shits creek without an oar...................

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:21 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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put it on our tab,

we are good foar it.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:25 | Link to Comment ponzisaurus
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Scene in goodfellows where the bar gets repoed comes to mind.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:26 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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Solves the restless native problem? "can't beat this system." makes Vegas look like a play thing. What institution isn't on board? The only one's stepping on the brakes here are the Sec Def, Secretary of State, I think the President but I can't tell...and obviously the military which I love, respect and never had the resources equal to the task when this whole thing began. I see nothing to suggest our "fighting days" are being ramped up either now or in the future. My view in fact is that we have a situation whereby military "might" exists to support diplomacy ala the 70's and 80's. I think this will continue for some time...especially because "the beatings from management" refuse to stop. In other words "until there is a recovery the American people actually see and feel." this can change of course...but at least for the forseeable future it won't be because "suddenly America is paying the bills." all this new revenue is in the "already spent" column. If you're trying to win an election next cycle you're going to need OBSCENELY strong growth to motivate your following.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:27 | Link to Comment kito
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one day, all of this unbelievable madness will be looked at as folkloar......................

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:52 | Link to Comment malikai
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Shut up and ask for moar.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:04 | Link to Comment akak
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Kito, where did you go lately?  We missed you!

It seems like the frequency of your posting here is deflating.

;-)

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:00 | Link to Comment MaxThrust
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kito dude, you made me laugh. Haha that was a good one.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:12 | Link to Comment Renewable Life
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Qatari Nat Gas Pipeline, google that shit and the world will start to become very clear as to why WE are there, the Russians, Iranians, etc!

The rest is just bullshit nonsense, used to cover the real agenda of war, profit and natural resources!!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:41 | Link to Comment samsara
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Great Writer.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:03 | Link to Comment New_Meat
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just "diversification" away from shipping nattie the boatload at a time.  too exposed to interruptions to be worth a war.

As you say, all of these competing interests.  So even if the pipeline gets built, "unaligned" "individuals" will make "anecdotal" "attacks" and fuck up the economics.

- Ned

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:40 | Link to Comment samsara
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Not so much Profit.  It's controling ENERGY.   Those who control Energy Control EVERYTHING.

Ask the Ukraine what it's like to have the gas shut off in January and 10 below zero.

 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:14 | Link to Comment LawsofPhysics
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Exactly. Profits in the MIC must be maintained and the spice must flow.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 18:59 | Link to Comment blindman
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Gaius Publius: They Don’t Hate Us for Our Freedom, They Hate Us for Our Bombs

Yves here. This post makes a critical point that is deliberately obscured in domestic war mongering discussions of Middle East policy: that invaders and occupiers are never welcomed with open arms (despite Iraq War fantasies to the contrary) and hostility and efforts to make it costly for us to stay should hardly be surprising.

Read more at http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/05/gaius-publius-they-dont-hate-us-f...

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:00 | Link to Comment SemperFord
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Looks like somebody does not want Syria to receive the rest of those S-300's!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:00 | Link to Comment quintago
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of course it will. Just look at the front page of Drudge Report. http://www.drudgereport.com/ - then click on the link. Ridiculous 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:38 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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I did. Good story. I think women still support Barry 'cause they do not see gay guys as a threat.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:40 | Link to Comment knukles
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I thought it had something to do with penis sizes, but I could be wrong.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:06 | Link to Comment Randall Cabot
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Nice. Supremacist Drudge maliciously left out "if Israel attacks Syria again", Assad vows to attack israel!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:35 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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another Zionist cheesepope douchebag

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:02 | Link to Comment Dewey Cheatum Howe
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And that is why you need to click through links and the reason I also post part of news stories when I repost here. Drudge is either co-opted and plays the part of the right or he really needs the redirection link revenue for fowarding readers to the AP,

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:03 | Link to Comment Supernova Born
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What is the State Department recommending as far as travel to Syria?

"March 01, 2013

The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against travel to Syria and strongly recommends that U.S. citizens remaining in Syria depart immediately.

No part of Syria should be considered immune from violence..."

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:01 | Link to Comment indio007
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The quarry of salt didn't help. I still don't believe it. Now what do I do?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:10 | Link to Comment lance_manion
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Drink the tequila.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:15 | Link to Comment Pure Evil
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Head to your nearest FEMA camp for debriefing and reprogramming.

FEMA's Motto:

"Our waterboarders will make a believer out of you!"

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:49 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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I hear it's never too late to go back and take the blue pill.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:42 | Link to Comment knukles
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Not possible without heavy self medication......

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:08 | Link to Comment ponzisaurus
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They were hiking OK! Very sad when you cant take   a simple little hike to clear your mind.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:50 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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Hiking with tourist maps to the fabled millitary installations of Syria! That's been on my bucket list for years.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:44 | Link to Comment knukles
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At least they weren't spies.. had their passports and drivers licenses on em.
Apparrently she was Fayezette Spunksiedoodle and the guy's name was Archie Dukeferdinand

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 06:41 | Link to Comment e-recep
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i have toothpaste on my monitor now.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:09 | Link to Comment Totentänzerlied
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US armed forces kill enemy combatants - civilian or not - by the truckload, every week. This is a combat zone. People will die. Even if they were not combatants, since when does working in a wazone not come with a risk of death?

Is this the "indestructible passport" redux?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:23 | Link to Comment JuliaS
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"Who cares about some mercenary civilian contractor from Oklahoma who gets his head cut off? Fuck 'em. Hey Jack, you don't want to get your head cut off? Stay the fuck in Oklahoma. They ain't cuttin' off heads in Oklahoma, far as I know. But I do know this: you strap on a gun and go struttin' around some other man's country, you'd better be ready for some action, Jack. People are touchy about that sort of thing."

- George Carlin

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:09 | Link to Comment surf0766
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No Fly zone for the caliphate.. I mean democracy

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:12 | Link to Comment Ignorance is bliss
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No one cared when Barrack Obama droned / killed Americans without a fair trial, why would they care when Americans are killed in the middle of a war zone? 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:46 | Link to Comment knukles
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BECAUSE THEY'RE BEING DEPRIVED OF THEIR FREEDOMS!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:14 | Link to Comment Bon Hagar
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The Michigan lady could be a resident of Dearbornistan, an ME dominated 'burb of Detoilet.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:21 | Link to Comment bugs_
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bingo

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:26 | Link to Comment Pure Evil
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Hey........

What's that sound.........

Everybody look what's swirlin' around.....

Detoilet, Detoilet!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:13 | Link to Comment Common_Cents22
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What the heck would anyone be doing in Syria anyway?   Like walking through a bad neighborhood and complaining about being mugged.

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 19:49 | Link to Comment Tompooz
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You don't get it. In Holland there is already a huge controversy about young (muslim and unemplyed) Dutch citizens being recruited for "jihad" against elAsad.  Their parents interviewed on TV and promptly receive death threats.

You can be sure that there is such recruitment going on in Dearbornistan. And Londonistan. Not to speak about former colonial power France. 

alAsad has correctly predicted that these jihadi's will return with a vengeance...

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:14 | Link to Comment Goldilocks
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Mr Krabs Plays You the Whole Sad Song
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rasZzenuYxI (0:37)

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:14 | Link to Comment SILVERGEDDON
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Well.

That does it.

John Wayne those Assad bastards right into the stone age.

Don't stop until O'Blammie can land on the deck of a carrier with a Mission Accomplished banner flying high.

Israel can act the part of Old Yeller - fighting hard till the end, then gets shot to put it out of it's misery. 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:15 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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Where's LOLMAO 500? You're the resident ME link pimp. I guess your just getting your shit together. Lets see what ya got mang.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:27 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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Junked? Goldilocks is posting more youtube shite and I get the DV. Tough crowd.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:33 | Link to Comment Sabibaby
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You and your internet points... you're such a little bitch :)

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:16 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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So you're the Bitchass that junks me. Fuck you. Go back to eating dicks in the park bathroom and leave this site alone ya fucking horsefucker. I hope I piss you off. Keep junking me, I don't care. My point is that I make an innocuous statement and get junked while Goldilocks, the resident youtube DJ, gets upvoted. Junking will happen but just make it legit. Don't you have a fucking john to lure away from the bar right now?

Edit: Sabibaby's bio
"Biography
I like the mountains because there's silver and gold and a lot of fun things to do like fishing and hunting or just listening to the river and feel the breeze of the wind."

You're obviously a chick. Who wrote this? Your pimp?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:31 | Link to Comment willwork4food
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Damn IR, you really need to chill. Who cares if you got DV'd? You better worry about more important stuff...like High Blood Pressure, stroke..

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:56 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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Digital Hug.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:18 | Link to Comment Goldilocks
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Mars Attacks "Why Can't We All Just Get Along?"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPMmC0UAnj0 (2:37)

mars attacks - tom jones
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0i52Grd7A4 (0:23)

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:26 | Link to Comment Sabibaby
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Hitting the bottle pretty hard tonight?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:48 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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I don't drink. I got a little out of hand. I apologize. I get a little surly here cuz I can. I effectively used you as my emotional lightning rod for some other shit going on. You may downvote when ready.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:29 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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Sorry I was sleeping in.

Here's a link for ya :

McCain visited kidnappers in Syria

A shocking report from pan-Arab TV station Al-Jadeed reveals America’s Republican Senator, John McCain, visited kidnappers of Lebanese pilgrims.

http://syriareport.net/mccain-visited-kidnappers-in-syria/

Admitting to it :

McCain: ‘Regrettable’ if photo was taken with Syrian rebel kidnappers

http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/operations/302619-mccain-regrettabl...

Lulz :

McCain says he’s confident he can identify ‘good guys’ in Syria

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/May-31/218964-mccain-s...

Israeli military moves up to Lebanon border

http://www.middleeastmonitor.com/news/middle-east/6150-israeli-military-...

#Assad announces #Lebanon land grab - #Syria border has been moved to #Qusayr "says #Hezbollah deployed along border to defend agst #Israel"

 

U.S.: Russian Arms Will 'Only Prolong' Syria Violence

http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/85099-u-s-russian-arms-will-only-prol... 

 

Syria Opposition Says No Peace Talks until Hizbullah, Iran Halt 'Invasion'

http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/85024-syria-opposition-says-no-peace-...

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:30 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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Thank ya sir!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:01 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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A few moar...

Syria terrorists bulldoze Prophet Abraham shrine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iA0j5TRG35A

Jordan Opens Plant to Make Russian Grenade Launchers

A Jordanian-Russian joint venture to produce RPG-32 portable rocket-propelled grenade launchers was unveiled in Jordan on Thursday, the Russian manufacturer said.

http://en.ria.ru/world/20130530/181426863.html

This is the new RPG-32... and they sold 1500 to the Lebanese army in 2010... who knows how many Hezbollah got from that... Remember Hezbollah used the (back then top notch) RPG-27 to take out several Israeli tanks... now they will have the RPG-32, which is probably a little better... it's has tandem warhead (for tanks) and thermobaric warheads (for infantry). Not a game changer by itself, but quite useful.

Russian Warplanes Go on 24-Hour Duty in Snap Alert Drill

http://en.rian.ru/military_news/20130528/181393390/Russian-Warplanes-Go-...

 

And a repeat... but an important one... IF TRUE... (with a big grain of salt...) They say it's just a volunteer corps outside of government... but is it really? Doubtful. IMO it's bull... until we see reports of Russian troops kicking asses in Syria... Ukraine is an economic basket case... veterans of the army probably are poor like the rest of the folks... so for them to go fight for Syria in exchange for money, insurance if they die and property might be a good deal.

http://www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/testforum.cgi?noframes;read=278171

RUSSIAN-UKRAINIAN VOLUNTEER CORPS WILL LEAVE FOR SYRIA

 

Few thousand people signed for the Russian-Ukrainian volunteer corps, to be sent to Syria to assist its leadership in the fight against the rebels. This has said, as the "New Region", the initiator of the volunteer units, the intelligence veteran, Ukrainian Sergey Razumovsky.

"We are literally under barrage. All of our electronic resources form people who want to join the Corps. Most of theem are from Russian Federation, but also Belarus and Moldova even "- says Razumovsky. As for his fellow countrymen from the Ukraine, they are, he admits, "responding with difficultty."

The authorities of the Republic, says intelligence veteran, did not respond to the initiative.

When they plan to complete the formation of the corps, the agency did not specify.

The video message on the establishment of volunteer corps Razumovsky published in mid-May. He addressed his appeal to "all veterans of military services of the Soviet Union, all Russian and Ukrainian officers, residing in the country of Ukraine." Complaining of poor living conditions of officers (namely the lack of housing), a veteran intelligence official said that "this government officers do not need" and that in this situation they can offer their skills leadership of another country - namely to help Syrian President Bashar Assad in the restoration of constitutional order.

According Razumovsky, the Syrian government in return can provide volunteers the citizenship, to provide insurance to their (volunteers) to the families and to help with the purchase of property (after the end of the war).

Author also officially announced his intention to appeal to the government of Syria, as well as the commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet to assist in sending volunteers.

 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:16 | Link to Comment buzzsaw99
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thus the joo news begins operation usa go kick syria's ass

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:45 | Link to Comment willwork4food
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CNN is owned by Jews? I don't belive it!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:16 | Link to Comment blindman
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Stop Making Sense - Talking Heads
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8B5MTvvT_10
.
burnin' down the house ....

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:34 | Link to Comment tip e. canoe
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take me to damascus

[still waitin for the drums to kick in]

oh wait, right here

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:50 | Link to Comment blindman
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lung eater, oh my.
please . he don't look that hungry
but smells political like the rest.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:18 | Link to Comment ponzisaurus
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Is a S300 moving through the air considered "flying"?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 22:44 | Link to Comment willwork4food
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If a S300 lands in Tel Aviv and kills everyone , did it make a sound?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 23:32 | Link to Comment ponzisaurus
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Well certain facts ruined the philisophical nature of your question for me.  The s300 being targeted by radar is ill suited to striking land targets.  The s300 being designed for defense against aircraft carrys a payload of only a few kg of high explosive and probably wouldnt kill anyone if it were for some act of insanity be targeted at Tel Aviv.   The retaliation against anyone striking Tel Aviv with a missle would  undoubtably be substantial. Iron dome would most probably intercept a s3000 should someone be insane enough to launch a s300 at them.  The act would be the equivilant of hitting the largest guy on the football team with a spitball, satisfying for about two seconds until the pain starts.

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 09:23 | Link to Comment el Gallinazo
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Wrong on one count.  Russia is the biggest guy on the "other" team and they now have a permanent naval presence in the area.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:19 | Link to Comment smacker
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Obama should put on his Kickers and armed with his AR15, board AF1 and get over to Syria PDQ!

That should scare the pants off Assad ;-)

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:23 | Link to Comment buzzsaw99
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too busy polishing his peace prize and ordering drone strikes on orphanages

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:39 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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too busy polishing Reggie Love's knob

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:35 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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Yes! I say we get involved ONLY if Barry straps up and takes on a big one and goes first.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:52 | Link to Comment knukles
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AR-15 my ass...
He's adamant nothing more than a bolt action 22LR or one of Joe's over-unders.

"Putcher firepower where your mouth is"

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:19 | Link to Comment pine_marten
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Now's when we need a strong secretary of state, he might lead with a statement like "war is nuisance" or some such.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:21 | Link to Comment Peter Pan
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"Why westerners were fighting the Syrian government alongside Al Qaeda "rebels" is not known."

This question should not be asked about the three dead westerners. It should be asked of the the USA and Europe who are probably already neck deep into assisting the rebels.

 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:30 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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That quote was comedy, right?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:34 | Link to Comment Totentänzerlied
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Yep, if they're real, why the fuck were they there, either they chose to go fight with the "rebels", and signed away their civilian non-com status, like a certain John Walker Lynd *ahem* or they were acting on behalf of a nation (which would be an act of war), or we're asking too many questions and ignoring the fact that sacred Western blood has been shed by the eeeevil Dr. Assad 'regime' ... In the midst of the most tragico-farcical civil war since the Dominoe Theory golden years of manufactured civil wars.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:34 | Link to Comment dick cheneys ghost
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they meant to say.......''3 CIA agents''.........

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:22 | Link to Comment FiatFapper
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BP must be itching to get their pipelines built and pay-off their new regime puppets with transit fees.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:24 | Link to Comment Goldilocks
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Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better - The Spy Who Loved Me
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaV-6qerkqI (3:34)

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:25 | Link to Comment ross81
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awwwww, did wittle MI6 & CIA lose a few agents?

where's my violin?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:26 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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So, McPain got his ticket punched?

Awright!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:25 | Link to Comment Money 4 Nothing
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Whatever.. if anyone died which is a very slim chance. I hope they were CIA or Fibbies. This is planted story because Obama needs his no-fly zone tommorow. This is just to Gardner support for their bullshit. Just like the had chemical weapons right? Who cares.

 

http://www.presstv.com/detail/2012/10/09/265705/saudi-arms-seen-at-syria...

 

http://freedomoutpost.com/2012/08/dhs-purchases-massive-explosive-nitrat...

 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:28 | Link to Comment reTARD
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But taking a "quarry of salt" would probably kill me, so I'll have take a pass on CNN.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:28 | Link to Comment sitenine
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WTF?! Getting killed in a war zone is just unpossible! I'm sure they were just minding their own business, right?! How the fuck could this happen!? This calls for action! Assad must go NOW! We need a no fly zone and more heavily armed rebels ASAP! God Damn It! We will NOT tolerate Americans being killed on foreign soil unless we get to kill them ourselves, in secret, without a trial, with a drone, and a flimsy excuse to do so!

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:47 | Link to Comment Money 4 Nothing
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I'm shocked! Just shocked!!! Oh... and bye the way.. they do have FEMA Internment camps and they are for real.

http://stormcloudsgathering.com/leaked-document-military-internment-camp...

 

Very good site for up to date war crimes and treason.

 

http://whatreallyhappened.com/category/syria

 

 

 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:56 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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Well played, sir.

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 03:25 | Link to Comment Kiwi Pete
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Hey they were probably just hikers that took a wrong turn. 

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:30 | Link to Comment Frank N. Beans
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maybe it's the mood I'm in but ZH sure sounds like it would LIKE the U.S. to get us into a mideast war.   Hyping stuff like this for example.  

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:37 | Link to Comment Totentänzerlied
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The reporter's job is to report.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:58 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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Though in this case it is the reporter's job to report on the reporters who are not reporting what they should report in the reporting.

Wait .... um ...

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:54 | Link to Comment noless
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Everything you ever see posted here will be about collapse and chaos, the powers who try to control it, and what you as an individual might be able to do to help yourself and/or others.

It is about the endgame and how it arrives, it doesn't matter by what route.

Use the information how you see fit, trade off it, be depressed, revel in the insanity, look for useful and reasoned commentary or its opposite, i really don't see zh as having any particular agenda within the current framework... Besides of course an end to the madness, maybe simple journalistic integrity? Attempting for an open flow of information and discourse?

I'm not naive, and hopefully that goes for most people that post/read here..

Did you see that nearly all the comments before you derided this as a false flag and pretext for war?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:59 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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Flow of info and shining lights on the cockaroaches! Nothing else. Take it, leave it, but for Gods sakes don't run our digital faces in some fuckin "badass trade" you made cuz you are awesome at trading. I hate that shit.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:20 | Link to Comment Vooter
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I think a war like that would be hilarious, especially if it resulted in a couple of hundred thousand tattooed subhumans from Jesusland flying over there to DIE FOR NOTHING. Who wouldn't want that? And this country is just stupid enough to do it, so why not kick back and enjoy the show? Protect us, noble night-vision-equipped HEROES! LOL...

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:31 | Link to Comment Monedas
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Nuke all Muslim countries .... to create lebensraum .... then ship all Muslims back to their countries of origin .... then nuke ém again !

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:59 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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Go ahead have another beer.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:10 | Link to Comment Monedas
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Thanks .... an up arrow .... and permission to grab another brew .... don't encourage me !

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