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Media Contradicts Media Contradicting Media
Media talks out of both sides of their mouths--and thinks we don't see it


By Carrie Hutchens


I was working on a project today when I inadvertently heard a portion of a "supposed" news report. It was a bash Bush for the Katrina event. Excuse me?

Since when did the President gain authority and control over mother nature? And since when has it been "his" responsibility to govern the State of Louisiana and New Orleans in particular?

During the event, it was reported that President Bush made repeated attempts to get the Governor of Louisiana and the Mayor of New Orleans to call for a mandatory evacuation. He had to keep insisting and insisting, it seems. When the evacuation was declared, the governor was reported as saying it was upon the insistence of the president, (as though it was all his fault if there was no need).

So, lives were saved because President Bush kept insisting, yet now he is blamed for that which is due the Governor of Louisiana and the Mayor of New Orleans and anyone else in their official position down there that didn't do the "smart thing" when it was reported that Katrina was headed their way? I beg pardon.

This is a prime example of this world going mad.

The Governor and the Mayor error in front of the entire world, but later -- it all becomes President Bush's fault? (I believe this is called transference in the mental health field).

Then we have the news media "feeding" us this line of bull as though we are the village idiots. We are apparently alleged to be either too dumb to remember what transpired or too ignorant to comprehend and process the information provided then and compare it to the present reporting. We are to believe what the media says, rather than what we witnessed? I don't think so.

The mainstream media has lost my respect and trust. (There are few exceptions to this rule).

The news media may think it can present an opinion as fact and sway the population their way. It's happened. The problem is, it has happened too often and the readers/viewers/listening audience have started wising up and pulling off the blinders faster than one can count. Think the mainstream media has caught on yet? With the reporting I heard today -- I doubt it.

The media does not make reality. But it is meant to report it. And until the media gets back to reality, it seems we are going to have it reporting that President Bush is in control of Mother Nature and responsible for governing Louisiana and New Orleans in particular. It is going to tell us the fantasy that Bush is responsible for actions that the governor and mayor are actually responsible for. It is going to tell us that we just don't understand and that we didn't see and hear what we actually did back during the Katrina event.

Remember, this is also the media that told us that we shouldn't be upset about Terri Schiavo being starved and dehydrated because it supposedly isn't a painful death, only to then report all the "suffering" of victims in New Orleans due to lack of food and water. (Didn't they say it wasn't painful)?

President Bush was suppose to stay out of the starvation and dehydration of Terri Schiavo, but demanded/required to get involved in preventing the starvation and dehydration of the people of New Orleans?

Does anyone else get a headache over all these contradictions?

So, back upon Katrina -- the mainstream media accidentally reports the truth through personal appearance of the Governor of Louisiana and Mayor of New Orleans. But though it did... and though it knows better--knows the truth--it is reporting otherwise? They must not realize that many of us remember those events well enough to know the blame doesn't go to Bush on that one!

Stay out of state affairs in the Schiavo case!

Get into them in the New Orleans one!

I feel a migraine coming on.

Did I say I had lost trust?


Carrie Hutchens is a former law enforcement officer and a freelance writer who is active in fighting against the death culture movement and the injustices within the judicial and law enforcement systems.

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