Posts Tagged ‘ISIS’

White Helmet

By mike flugennockSunday - June 25th, 2017Categories: Middle East, War on Terror, media, war and peace

So, yet again, Western media darlings the White Helmets have been caught assisting ISIS and other militant groups in beheadings and decaptitated body disposals in Syria.

Still, the White Helmets are the good guys, right? I mean, the US media told us so, and Netflix made that documentary about them that won an Oscar n’stuff, right?

Right?

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“White Helmets Member Caught On Camera Disposing Of Syrian Soldiers’ Mutilated Bodies”, RT June 23 2017

“Syrian White Helmets Suspend Members Caught On Camera During Rebel Execution”, RT May 20 2017

“‘Lies Are Their Agenda’: Canadian Journalist Blasts MSM Syria Coverage At UN Event”, RT Dec 14 2016

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He Can’t Say “Radical Islam”

By mike flugennockFriday - June 17th, 2016Categories: 2016 Election, Middle East, Obamarama, Party Animals, War on Terror, elections, media, right wingnuts

Never mind that the stew of motives for the Orlando nightclub mass shooting pretty much includes everything but ISIS. Never mind that the shooter’s attachment to ISIS was on the level of a metalhead’s allegiance to his favorite band (Dokken RULES!). Once the media got the slightest whiff of an ISIS connection, they and the politicians were on it like a dog with an old shoe, pausing only briefly to pretend to care about gays and lesbians before returning to the ongoing ISISfest – which brings us to Donald “You’re Fired” Trump.

Despite the shooter’s ISIS connection being weak at best, it didn’t stop The Donald from a spasm of self-congratulatory yelling and screaming about ISIS and Muslims and immigrants and kicking Obama’s nuts by bitching about Obummer’s seeming inability to say the words “radical Islam”. Never mind that B.O. has bombed at least seven countries in his term in office, or that he’s had this country perpetually at war in the Middle East, or that he hasn’t lifted a finger to stop the wave of hate and discrimination against American Muslims — dude can’t say “radical Islam”, and maa-aan, has it got The Donald’s panties in a twist.

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Free Gifts With Every Fill-Up

By mike flugennockSunday - January 17th, 2016Categories: Iraq, Middle East, War on Terror, media, war and peace

If you managed to tear yourself away from the US media’s 24/7 election shitshow for ten or fifteen minutes in the past month, you may have noticed that one of the biggest stories of the past month or two has been the reports of the Erdogan regime buying smuggled black-market oil from ISIS.

That’s Turkey, ostensibly our ally, buying oil from ISIS, ostensibly our enemy. Just so we’re straight on that.

And by the way, you know the current oil price slump is really hitting hard when even ISIS has to start offering free giveaway goodies with every fill-up.

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