Who here gets sick when the mistreatment of prisoners in Cuba gets MONTHS of media attention!?

...But when 2 american boys get mutilated and slaughtered by insurgents, within 1 week no one seems to care anymore???!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Anyone agree? Let's get mad America! Or do we not get mad because our anger has NO influence on what the president does or what the media reports? Are we a beat down society hiding behind freedom and riches?

Okay that's 3 questions, sorry.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    1. I'm sick of the Bush administration violating laws because they think that they are above them.

    2. I still am saddened about the two american soldiers, but I do not want to be reminded of their horrible deaths every day. And I'm sure their families do not want to turn on the TV and have to hear about them being tortured to death.

    3. I'm angry that our anger has NO influence on what the administration does or anything else for that matter.

    4. Yes.

  • 1 decade ago

    It's not that we don't care about the 2 soldiers that were mutilated..the reason no one is reporting anything is becasue no new details have been released. The family has asked for privacy therefore they are getting it. And those soldiers are no different than the 2526 other soldiers that have died. You don't hear about them either. There is a lot that's wrong with this war and no matter how angry and upset we get at the situation, the president clearly doesn't care about out opinion. He is intent on fulfilling his agenda no matter what happens. If he cared the least bit about what's been happening, we wouldn't have been there in the first place and we wouldn't still be there. There are also a lot of people out there who believe this war is a just war and are willing to pay for it with human lives. That's war unfortunately and until we get out of there, it's going to keep on happening.

  • 1 decade ago

    You wont hear about this in the media:

    Did you know that 47 countries have reestablished

    their embassies in Iraq?

    Did you know that the Iraqi government currently

    employs 1.2 million Iraqi people?

    Did you know that 3100 schools have been renovated,

    364 schools are under rehabilitation, 263 schools are

    now under construction and 38 new schools have been

    built in Iraq?

    Did you know that Iraq's higher educational structure

    consists of 20 Universities, 46 Institutes or colleges

    and 4 research centers, all currently operating?

    Did you know that 25 Iraq students departed for the

    United States in January 2005 for the re-established

    Fulbright program?

    Did you know that the Iraqi Navy is operational?! They

    have 5- 100-foot patrol craft, 34 smaller vessels and

    a naval infantry regiment.

    Did you know that Iraq's Air Force consists of three

    operational squadrons, which includes 9 reconnaissance

    and 3 US C-130 transport aircraft (under Iraqi

    operational control) which operate day and night, and

    will soon add 16 UH-1 helicopters and 4 Bell Jet

    Rangers?

    Did you know that Iraq has a counter-terrorist unit

    and a Commando Battalion?

    Did you know that the Iraqi Police Service has over

    55,000 fully trained and equipped police officers?

    Did you know that there are 5 Police Academies in Iraq

    that produce over 3500 new officers each 8 weeks?

    Did you know there are more than 1100 building

    projects going on in Iraq? They include 364 schools,

    67 public clinics, 15 hospitals, 83 railroad stations,

    22 oil facilities, 93 water facilities and 69

    electrical facilities.

    Did you know that 96% of Iraqi children under the age

    of 5 have received the first 2 series of polio

    vaccinations?

    Did you know that 4.3 million Iraqi children were

    enrolled in primary school by mid October?

    Did you know that there are 1,192,000 cell phone

    subscribers in Iraq and phone use has gone up 158%?

    Did you know that Iraq has an independent media that

    consists of 75 radio stations, 180 newspapers and 10

    television stations?

    Did you know that the Baghdad Stock Exchange opened in

    June of 2004?

    Did you know that 2 candidates in the Iraqi

    presidential election had a televised debate recently?

    OF COURSE WE DIDN'T KNOW!

    WHY DIDN'T WE KNOW? OUR MEDIA WOULDN'T TELL US!

    Instead of reflecting our love for our country and the

    incredible job our people are doing in Iraq, we get

    photos of flag burning incidents at Abu Ghraib and

    people throwing snowballs at the presidential

    motorcades. Instead of hearing reports on the amazing

    progress being made, all we hear is suggestions that

    it's time to get out.

    The lack of accentuating the positive in Iraq serves

    two purposes. It is intended to undermine the world's

    perception of the United States thus minimizing

    consequent support, and it is intended to discourage

    American citizens. It appears to be working. You'd

    better question the motives of the American media --

    whose side are they on!

  • Caesar
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    1 decade ago

    Sometimes I think our news media is working for our enemies.

    Just look at the recent report by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post about our tracking money. Americans should cancel their subscriptions to these papers and let them die a slow death. These reporters should be ashamed of themselves.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Well said. I was almost physically ill when I heard what those animals did to our service men. I felt even worse when I heard what some of the Democrat congress people had to say about it. Lets all remember this November who has stood up for our service men and women and who has not.

  • 1 decade ago

    The news media caters to immigrants and stories such as that. I can't stand it either. I only watch Fox News when it comes to this crap anymore, because CNN will talk smack and try to start rumors.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    maybe you aren't getting the same news as others. Where i am from, its the exact opposite.

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