MARCH 19, 2007


On 60 Minutes last night, during the interview of Marine Sergeant Frank Wuterich,  staffer Scott Pelley Kept referring to the incident at Haditha, Iraq, where a couple dozen civilians died , as a "massacre."

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary here is the definition of the word "massacre:"

Main Entry:
1mas·sa·cre
Pronunciation: 'ma-si-k&r
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle French
1 : the act or an instance of killing a number of usually helpless or unresisting human beings under circumstances of atrocity or cruelty
2 : a cruel or wanton murder

According to the dictionary a massacre is a pre-planned event.

Maybe Pelley is ignorant of the definition of that word but I doubt it.  He is a professional media journalist so it is fair to say he knows exactly what it means, and he knows it WAS NOT a massacre.  Why then did he keep repeating that word?  Sensationist journalism, that's why.  Never mind how damaging the story might be to Wuterich , the Marines, and our country, a sensational story was the objective and the facts be damned.  Shameful !!!!!

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LINKS
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The Surge is succeeding (be sure and read the last paragraph):  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/09/AR2007030901839.html?nav=hcmodule

Iraqis say life is better:  http://www.postwatchblog.com/2005/12/iraqs_untold_st_6.html

Duncan Hunter - the best conservative candidate for President?:  http://www.gohunter08.com/ 

Hiding the pork:  http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2007/03/earmark_subterfuge.html

Interesting conservative blog:  http://www.freedomdogs.com/

Democrat clarity:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAREkvWi4rM

The Liberal's way to run the military:  http://www.opinionjournal.com/weekend/hottopic/?id=110009799&mod=RSS_Opinion_Journal&ojrss=frontpage

Cuba developing biological warfare agents:  http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/library/news/cuba/oagmc002.htm

What are the Marxists saying these days?:  http://www.internationalist.org/index.html

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