The Megaphonies leap into the discussion on 9-11 at the local Honolulu paper! MEGAPHONIES START TO LOSE THE DEBATE AND STARADVERTISER SHUTS OFF THE COMMENTS!

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I wonder how long it will take for the Star advertiser to shut off the comments this time! :)

UPDATE: Well, they have not shut them off, but they are starting to delete comments that do not go the way that is desired. I posted a very detailed reply to "Liberalas" pointing out that Israelis were arrested on 9-11, some 60 in total were held in connection with the WTC attacks, and apparently this is too much news for this particular newspaper!

Other posters are also complaining that their comments are being selectively deleted. Feel free to complain. (Mail link fixed)

UPDATE 2: The Star Advertiser has (predictably) shut down the comments on this article, because they were failing to sell the Kool Aid that Muslims are bad and deserving of war. This is the reason the corporate media is no longer the mainstream media. I view this shutting off of comments as a surrender on their part. Here follows the last post I entered just before Star Advertiser pulled the plug.


Look, it is obvious what you are your associates are here to do.

For months the US Government and Israel have been trying to sell us a new war, this time with Iran, because Iran is supposedly a nuclear threat to the United States. This ploy has failed to gain any traction with the public mostly because we all remember how the very same people screaming about Iran's nuclear weapons made the same claims about Iraq. Fool me once...

So, the war-makers and the whores who work for them have switched tactics, and are trying to take us all back to the glorious days of the 13th century when Christians and Muslims gladly cut each others' throats over whose god has the largest genitalia.

But this too is failing. The war makers may be trapped living in the past but the rest of us live at the dawn of the 21st century. We have the wisdom of having lived through the lies about Saddam's nuclear weapons, which grants us the awareness that all governments lie to their people and they have been doing it since Ramses II lied to his people about his non-existent victory over the Hittites at Kadesh, secure in his knowledge that the Egyptian people of that time had no way to discover his lie.

But that was then and this is now and thanks to the citizens media, the life expectancy of a government lie gets shorter every day, and today can be clocked with an egg timer.

The war mongers, however, are stuck living in the past, more out of petulance than any other reason. They want to play by the rules that used to work in the good old days of the Cold War, when Americans would fling their money and the lives of their children anywhere the US Government said, "Commie! Commie!"

Those days are gone forever. And they are not coming back.

In the real world, ask yourself just who is the real danger?

Who has ruined your financial well being? Muslims or Wall Street?

Who has made the world angry at America? Muslims or US Foreign Policy in support of Israel?

Who is destroying the very soul of what it means to be America? Muslims, or those who would gladly abandon the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of religion in their quest to ignite a new crusade?

Who is bringing theocracy to America? Muslims or Christians who insist that their religion should reign supreme over the land?

Who has destroyed the Bill of Rights so many Americans died to create and defend? Muslims, or the US Congress?

No terrorist in their wildest dreams could inflict as much damage on what the United States is supposed to stand for than the US Government, and those who would lie us into another war of conquest for profit.

We know who you war-mongers are. And we know what you stand for. And we have heard it all before.

"Why of course the people don't want war. Why should some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best he can get out of it is to come back to his farm in one piece? Naturally, the common people don't want war: neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But after all it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship ... Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger."-- Leading Nazi leader, Hermann Goering, at the Nuremberg Trials before he was sentenced to death


In shutting off the comments, the StarAdvertiser is taking a giant leap backward from modern interactive media to the one-way media of the 1950s and 1960s. That it is delivered via computer is irrelevant; the attitude reverts to one of "We tell you what to think and you are not allowed to disagree."

Feel free to complain. Loudly! If you do not get a polite reply, cc that email to their advertisers! (Mail link fixed)

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