Bizarre 911 Coverage
Explains Origin Of Myth
Very nice and right to the point. I see from your updates that you are weathering the atrocity (please don't call it a tragedy) as well as any of the rest of us. I have to force myself to turn off the news sometimes. It seems you can't get reliable reporting anyway -- I'm constantly hearing bizarre stories that turn out to be total fiction. Always it's from someone who "heard it on the news."
Are the Saudis with us or against us? It flip-flops every day. Did the Taliban invite Jesse Jackson or didn't they? Flip a coin. Did five firemen survive for days in a crushed SUV under the wreckage? Did a fire fighter "ride the building down?" I would swear I saw this one on TV myself, complete with a photo of the fireman himself, but now it's being called an "urban legend." And what about those authentic photos showing the face of you know who in the smoke?
It makes you wonder -- with all our ubiquitous, instantaneous, worldwide, eye-witness, digital, direct-to-Internet reporting, we can't get the simple facts right on the biggest news story of the century. Is it any wonder that a simple crucifixion so many years ago got inflated the way it did?
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