Archive for March, 2006

Media’s Amour for Armor

Friday, March 31st, 2006

“Come on, you sons of bitches, do you want to live forever?” Marine Sergeant Major Dan Daly (USMC 1899-1929), Belleau Wood, France WWI.

NBC and the legacy media, unlike a lot of the grunts I met in Iraq, would reply YES!

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Kidnappings….not just in Iraq

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

In legacy media’s world, only bad things happen in Iraq, which is why when the NBC nightly news ran a story about kidnappings in Iraq the fact that ransom kidnappings are a global phenomenon was left out.

Mexico had 3,000 reported kidnappings in 2003.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4702173.stm

The Christian Science Monitor puts the number of kidnappings in Mexico as high 4,000 each year and it is an organized crime.

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