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US Propaganda at its finest

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Poop Man Bob, Oct 18, 2001.

  1. Poop Man Bob

    Poop Man Bob Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Nov 16, 2000 Messages: 10,259 Likes Received: 18
    As the Taliban's taped messages are being played on US television and radio stations, it seems as though the US is doing the same over there.



    http://www.cnn.com/2001/US/10/17/ret.us.pr...anda/index.html

    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Pentagon is sending radio broadcasts into Afghanistan telling the Taliban they are "condemned," and the messages seem to suggest that U.S. troops will eventually be on the ground in that country.

    According to an English language translation posted on the Pentagon's Web site, one message gives the Taliban forces instructions how to surrender to U.S. troops.

    "When you decide to surrender, approach United States forces with your hands in the air. Sling your weapon across your back muzzle towards the ground. Remove your magazine and expel any rounds. Doing this is your only chance of survival."

    The Pentagon said the propaganda broadcasts began last weekend and originate from a flying radio station, a specially outfitted EC-130, known as "Commando Solo."

    The broadcasts tout the deadly firepower of the U.S. military and tell the Taliban, "You have only one choice ... Surrender now."

    "Our forces are armed with state of the art military equipment. What are you using, obsolete and ineffective weaponry? Our helicopters will rain fire down upon your camps before you detect them on your radar. Our bombs are so accurate we can drop them right through your windows. Our infantry is trained for any climate and terrain on earth. United States soldiers fire with superior marksmanship and are armed with superior weapons," one radio script reads.

    Here's a complete text of one broadcast: "Attention Taliban! You are condemned. Did you know that? The instant the terrorists you support took over our planes, you sentenced yourselves to death. The Armed Forces of the United States are here to seek justice for our dead. Highly trained soldiers are coming to shut down once and for all Osama bin Laden's ring of terrorism, and the Taliban that supports them and their actions.

    "Our forces are armed with state of the art military equipment. What are you using, obsolete and ineffective weaponry? Our helicopters will rain fire down upon your camps before you detect them on your radar. Our bombs are so accurate we can drop them right through your windows. Our infantry is trained for any climate and terrain on earth. United States soldiers fire with superior marksmanship and are armed with superior weapons.

    "You have only one choice ... Surrender now and we will give you a second chance. We will let you live. If you surrender no harm will come to you. When you decide to surrender, approach United States forces with your hands in the air. Sling your weapon across your back muzzle towards the ground. Remove your magazine and expel any rounds. Doing this is your only chance of survival."
     
  2. beardo

    beardo Guest

  3. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    good ole PSYOPS.
     
  4. sectorTVA

    sectorTVA Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 8, 2000 Messages: 1,272 Likes Received: 1
    psychological warfare....crazy shit...
     
  5. dude i think i just surrendered without knowing it.. those script writers are mad good..

    3 cheers for propaganda.
    i love it all.
     
  6. dr. frink one

    dr. frink one Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 7, 2001 Messages: 3,638 Likes Received: 1
    where are these written down again?
    oh yea...i might start a thread but to sapre some empty time, I might just ask here....what was the deal with the palestinans cheering being false footage...was it?
     
  7. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    hahaha... me too man. and not only that, but i shat myself....
     
  8. inkjunkie34

    inkjunkie34 Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 9, 2001 Messages: 1,614 Likes Received: 0
    that isnt propaganda...that is a direct threat
     
  9. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 15, 2001 Messages: 16,059 Likes Received: 13
    wow....imagine turning on your radio and hearing that....yowzers
     
  10. HESHIANDET

    HESHIANDET Guest

    its a threat and its true. i find that shit comforting. being a child of a crazy vet i know about all the weaponry and what not. the shit we're using is nooo fucking joke. homefield advantage or not, homeboys got another thing coming to them.
     
  11. muncStylee

    muncStylee New Jack

    Joined: May 29, 2001 Messages: 38 Likes Received: 0
    ok my magazine is on the ground... my muzzle is pointed at the ground.... oh wait im an american what am i doin. scared shetless
     
  12. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
    dude i think i just surrendered without knowing it.. those script writers are mad good.. -serk


    hahahahahahahahaha!!!! holy shit maybe im tired but that killed me like US tomahawk through the window of dilapitated afghan house....

    ...you think the afghans got it tough, i deal with this kinda shit everyday, its called advertising and comes from the evil empire of corporate america....


    proud to be a tool of propaganda, where at least i know my clothing label
    -pan
     
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