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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    He is probably on a ship to Cyprus to check on his deposits.
    When the handwriting on the wall starts to clear up, it's time
    to check on the golden parachute!!

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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    Quote Originally Posted by AliHajiSheik View Post
    You are thus far, unconvincing.



    What does how screwed up the Drudge Report is (And it is screwed up!) have to do with President Assad of Syria being alive or dead?

    I don't see the connection.

    Just curious.

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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    Quote Originally Posted by AliHajiSheik View Post
    Ok, you gave me something to look at. Drudge does mention hundreds of thousands protesting in Paris, and the headlines are somewhat different, but the 2nd paragraph in the actual story mentions "Hundreds of thousands of people" converging on the capital.
    and you know fully well why he did not write about the violence.. you are just making excuses for him. He is against gay marriage and one of those that promote "left wing violence" while finding excuses for right wing violence... and in this case it was right wingers that went violent and he mentions nothing about it. Had it been the left doing the violence then there is no doubt that he would have written "Left wing riots in France". And I would bet that if he could have found a news site that slanted the reporting from France as he wanted it, then he would have used it ... but it is a bit hard to totally ignore riots in reporting over a protest gone bad.

    No where does Drudge say that all citizens cash is being seized, you added the "all".
    I said he implies "all". He does not distinguish and hence one must assume all. He could have written "some" but choose not too. And the fact is, a huge majority of those loosing their money are not citizens.. they are at best residents.

    He says that "Cyprus to seize citizens' cash...". The fact that it is from two banks isn't emphasized by Drudge but he is highlighting a new strategy of taxing bank accounts which to most people is alarming. Perhaps not to you, but I haven't read any of your comments on that issue.
    Again not factually correct. Both you and Drudge are wrong and even the article provides most of the information to debunk those views. It is simple.. if this deal did not happen then ALL the people would loose ALL their money in the banks.. The banks are bankrupt, that is the sad fact (something he also constantly "forgets to mention"). Now in this case 2 banks are being targeted.. one is being closed... but those with 100k and under are not going to loose their money, where as those over will have to pay a % in "tax/fee/bailout"... and that is a hell of a lot better than the alternative of loosing everything, which is the alternative to this deal... bankruptcy of the banking system and followed by that... the state of Cyprus. If a US bank goes under, then anyone with savings over X dollars looses that money.. it is no different here.

    What Drudge is doing is typical of tabloid journalism, but in his case there is the American right wing anti-European/EU angle as well. His whole coverage of the situation is slanted for the most part.

    You are thus far, unconvincing.
    and you are just finding excuses for Drudge because you thought he was a real journalist and not a partisan right wing hack.
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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    Given how hard it is to get a straight answer about anything in this civil war, I take this report about assads death with all the salt in the Dead Sea.

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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    Given how hard it is to get a straight answer about anything in this civil war, I take this report about assads death with all the salt in the Dead Sea.
    All it was.....was a Mix up with the Colonel's name. Though some said the Col was dead. Others said he lost a leg and was still alive.

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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    Quote Originally Posted by Salty View Post
    Wow, the US, Turkey and Israel moved fast on this one.
    Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army
    Good for Israel!
    dont you think you should correct the statement in that red bold part ?

    No one helped those Syrians except for one country - Israel. They have taken in dozens of wounded Syrians across the border who are now being cared for in Israeli hospitals."



    interesting...........
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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    Quote Originally Posted by Salty View Post
    Wow, the US, Turkey and Israel moved fast on this one.
    Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army
    Good for Israel!
    I just checked CNN and FOX, nothing. So I don't believe it. If this was true it would be all over the media.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    Quote Originally Posted by AliHajiSheik View Post
    Ok, you gave me something to look at. Drudge does mention hundreds of thousands protesting in Paris, and the headlines are somewhat different, but the 2nd paragraph in the actual story mentions "Hundreds of thousands of people" converging on the capital.

    No where does Drudge say that all citizens cash is being seized, you added the "all". He says that "Cyprus to seize citizens' cash...". The fact that it is from two banks isn't emphasized by Drudge but he is highlighting a new strategy of taxing bank accounts which to most people is alarming. Perhaps not to you, but I haven't read any of your comments on that issue.

    Drudge is definitely pro gun rights and he often has stories, like the one about Jim Carrey and others who make money in using guns in movies but wants more gun control in society. Not sure how he feels about gay rights, I had always heard that he was gay, but I don't really care.

    You are thus far, unconvincing.
    Hmmmm ... looks like PeteEU may need to remind himself of ...
    Luke 4:23 (King James Version): And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country.

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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    All it was.....was a Mix up with the Colonel's name. Though some said the Col was dead. Others said he lost a leg and was still alive.
    Is this the dictator we are talking about, or one of his relatives.

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    Re: Assad Confirmed Dead, Iran Attempts To Control Syria Army

    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    I just checked CNN and FOX, nothing. So I don't believe it. If this was true it would be all over the media.
    Yeah ... but then again, Hugo may have expired long before it was confirmed.
    Yes ... different set of circumstances.

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