This comparison was sent to me by my mother. She received it via e-mail from someone else.
From the UK: The Guardian: Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the radical Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr took to the streets of two Shia holy cities in Iraq today and protested against “US occupiers”.
Associated Press: Tens of thousands draped themselves in Iraqi flags and marched peacefully through the streets of two Shiite holy cities Monday to mark the fourth anniversary of Baghdad’s fall.
The New York Times: Large crowds marched in the city of Najaf today, the fourth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad, to protest the American occupation of Iraq.
CNN (the only media organization that seems to have relied on official U.S. military estimates): Thousands of anti-U.S. protesters marched in the Shiite holy city of Najaf on Monday to mark the fourth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad.
The U.S. Army estimated the crowd size at closer to 5,000 to 7,000 participants based on aerial photographs, said military spokesman Col. Steve Boylan.
It is starting to look like there is no accurate information ever released through the media by our government. Not about war. Not about our economy. Not about our planet.
You know the most published photograph in the world is a photo of the Earth, supposedly taken from Apollo 11 as it was supposedly carrying human beings through the deadly Van Allen radiation belts. Based on seeing that photo from that source and after studying “reality” and the media for these past years it would not surprise me one bit if we some day found out that the world was actually flat. Think about it!