Friday, November 30, 2012

WHY YOU SHOULDN'T TRUST FOX NEWS


 There are many reasons why you should not trust FOX NEWS to bring you the truth, however the most important reason IMO is because FOX NEWS has loaded up their programs with retired military personnel and retired politicians who are now working as lobbyists for a wide variety of defense contractors who would like to see the United States engaged in more wars.


FOX NEWS has been critical of President Obama's plan to pull all troops out of Afghanistan by 2014 and FOX NEWS trots out scores of former military personnel and political pundits from the Bush and Cheney administration who cite all kinds of reasons why exiting Afghanistan would be a bad idea.


The biggest problem with their thinking is they don't provide any reason why we should stay in Afghanistan other than to say the country would fall into the hands of Al Qaida again if we pull all of our troops out of the country.


Afghanistan has such a weak government that it won't make any difference how long we stay in Afghanistan because once we do leave the country will be taken over by Al Qaida, or elements of Al Qaida, and the Taliban.


FOX NEWS has been careful to never mention the number of young Americans killed in Afghanistan.


The latest figures released by the Department of Defense indicates over 2,000 young Americans have been killed in Afghanistan over the ten years we have been waging a war in the country.


FOX NEWS did the same thing with the war in Iraq and never mentioned the number of Americans killed in that war.


According to the Department of Defense over 4,700 young Americans were killed in the Iraq war and another 70,000 were seriously wounded including many who will be disabled for the rest of their lives.


The Iraq War was started when President Bush and Vice President Cheney lied to the American people and to Congress about how Saddam Hussein had Weapons of Mass destruction and was close to producing a nuclear bomb.


United States forces who invaded Iraq never found any weapons of mass destruction nor did they find any facilities capable of producing a nuclear bomb.


President Obama pulled all U.S. troops out of Iraq two years ago and the fragile Iraq government has become friends with Iran and now Al Qaida and other terrorist elements are creating havoc all across Iraq.


Yesterday 52 Iraqi civilians were killed and 236 were injured when an Al Qaida led attack killed them as they made their way to a religious gathering.


The former military personnel and retired politicians who appear on FOX NEWS used every appearance as a means to suggest the United States should go to war with Iran, Syria and even North Korea.


FOX NEWS also never mentions our troops are stretched to the breaking point and it would be impossible for the United States to get involved in another war without re-instating the military draft.


Judging on how the American public and the mainstream media have turned a deaf ear on the war in Afghanistan it is obvious the citizens of the United States do not have an appetite for another war---especially if the next war would have to be fought with their own children and grandchildren who would be drafted into the United States military.

4 comments:

MSgtDaleDay said...

I disagree with your viewpoint on almost every topic.

But, thank you for being there as it gives me a view of what the left is thinking and saying.

I DO appreciate your videos of our troops in Afghanistan. Americans need to understand their dedication and sacrifices to defend our freedoms - even things like what you post.

Yes, Americans are not eager to get involved in more wars. But, I strongly urge you to examine closely what our president is building up to get us involved in - a series of "training units" moving into various African nations. The Lame Street Media isn't covering it. I hope you will.

Bill Corcoran said...

Thanks for your service and your comment M/Sgt. I used to get over 3,000 "hits" a day to my blog, but the war in Afghanistan is very unpopular with the public and the press and now I average about 300 "hits" a day. Also, it is getting harder and harder to find new videos to post on the blog. As for your comment about Obama preparing for sending troops into Africa, I have never heard a thing about that and I would appreciate you telling me where you are getting that information.

MSgtDaleDay said...

I scan through well over 200 blogs per day and yours is among them. One where I get a lot of unbiased news is War News Updates @ http://warnewsupdates.blogspot.com/2012/12/military-and-intelligence-news-briefs.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+WarNewsUpdates+%28War+News+Updates%29&utm_content=Google+Reader.

I find lots of items from all over the world. But recently, there is much more on military actions all over Africa, citing many nations where Obama has send "advisers" to train. Heard that somewhere before?

If you come visit my blog, A Soldier's Tales @ http://lvcabbie.blogspot.com and check out the blogs I follow and subscribe to and there are a whole lot of milbogs where I get such information from.

One of my favorite sources for military-related blogs is, of course, milblog.com.

Bill Corcoran said...

Thanks for all the links. I'll check them out.