Truth in Media Global Watch Bulletins

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May 5, 1999

Special Truth in Media Global Watch Bulletins on NATO's War on Serbia

Issue S99-66, Day 43

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May 5, 1999; 0:45AM EDT - DAY 43

HEADLINES

Brussels                   1. "Ain't Gonna Go There!;" Also, NATO's "Resolve"

                                    Buckling as Target Signs Spread in NATO's Capital

Phoenix                    2. TiM Web Site Voted 33rd Among Internet's Top 100 Sites

Belgrade                  3. New High Tech Weapons Cause New Types of Injuries

San Diego                4. From a Celtic to a Serb: Praise Your Work

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1. "Ain't Gonna Go There!", Also, Target Signs Spread in NATO's Capital

BRUSSELS, May 4 - A TiM reader from the NATO capital complemented a comment which we had received from a U.S. military source with high-level contacts.  Namely, both German and Italian planners walked out of a NATO ground force planning committee meeting with an, "(We) ain't gonna go there." Meaning into Kosovo.

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TiM Ed.: Well, we're not sure that the Germans and the Italians would have necessarily used such American slang, but we are quite certain that both nations knew they would have their posteriors handed to them if they were to encroach upon the Serb territory. Again. As Hitler and Mussolini also found out.  Guess Bill Clinton and Gen. Wesley Kanne Clark, both former Rhodes scholars from Arkansas, are still to read those pages of European history.  "Those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it," goes an old saw.

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Meanwhile, back to that Brussels-based TiM reader, here's a message we received today:

"Working in the European Commission, I have put on my door one of this target faxed to me by a friend. It shocked some people around, but I resisted and now a second target appeared on another door.

This war is a crime against humanity, nothing less and it is awful to live in a country participating in it.

The Serbs are the only Europeans left with a sense of honor - I bow to them and pray for them. The only consolation left is the unity of all Orthodox churches in condemning these bombing."

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2. TiM Web Site Voted 33rd Among Internet's Top 100 Sites

PHOENIX, May 4 - It just goes to show you what happens when one speaks God's truth. The Truth in Media Web site has just been voted No. 33 out of the top 100 sites on the Internet (out of how many millions of Web sites?). We wish to thank you, our loyal TiM readers and supporters, for your votes. Here's a message which we have just received about it:

"You may have seen it earlier, but we wanted to let you know personally that your site has been voted on the global Internet Homepages Top 100. Well, almost. It is now a Runner Up, at #33 This chart is not compiled from traffic, but from personal votes submitted by your own readers."

You can see the Runners Up at http://www.worldcharts.com/hcm-runners.html

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3. New High Tech Weapons Cause New Types of Injuries

BELGRADE, May 4 - "We can turn the power off (to Serbia) whenever we need to, and whenever we want to," arrogantly boasted the NATO spokesman, Jamie Shea, during today's press conference at the NATO HQ in Brussels.

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TiM Ed.: We are sure you can, Mr. Omnipotent Bigmouth (see the photos of the effects of Nsumadinac.jpg (29459 bytes)ATO's graphite bombs dropped near Nis, Serbia, available at our Web site - just click on the Photo Album section). But can you look at yourself in the mirror?

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Here's a letter which we have just received from a doctor at the Yugoslav Military Hospital, the best equipped and staffed medical facility in Yugoslavia, as far as this writer is aware:

"In my professional career as a professor of maxillo-facial surgery I have operated and helped in healing of many injured people. I have treated all kinds of wounds, from arrow and spear wounds (Eritrea in 60's) to serious reconstructions from car accidents and cancer. One of such reconstructive treatements bears my name in the world's literature.

Before my retirement in 80's I have editored the world renown journals, such as the Journal of Maxillo-Facial Surgery and the Dental Corps Int. I have also published scientific papers in these and the other scientific journals abroad. I was a founder and a long time head of the Maxillo-facial clinic at the VMA hospital in Belgrade, the well known "Army" hospital, popular among the civilians. and famous in the Balkans, the former Yugoslavia and recognized in the world. The VMA hospital is a modern hospital built in 80's and has been damaged in the NATO bombing campaign on several occasions."

Well, with that as an introduction, here's now the main course served out by this world-renowned Serb doctor:

"We, the VMA hospital, treat the NATO cluster bomb victims. This kind wounds was new even for the two experienced surgeons, Dr. Lazar Davidovic and Dr. Dragan Markovic. They have operated for three weeks on Kosovo, Pristina under extremely difficult conditions: no water, no electricity. These two cardio-vascular surgeons have treated the injuries of small Sadrina, Albanian girl whose arm was saved in spite of the difficult injury from the cluster bomb. Dr Davidovic and Dr Markovic reports are full of previously unwitnessed injuries, such as victims' bones crashed to such an extent so that they were pulverized by cluster bombs.

It should be recalled that cluster bombs are banned by the Geneva Convention. However, they are intensively used in bombing all over Yugoslavia in the lasting bombing NATO campaign."

Professor Dr Antonije Skokljev, Major General (ret.), former fead of the Maxillo-Facial Surgery Clinic at the VMA in Belgrade

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4. From a Celtic: Praise TiM's Work

SAN DIEGO, May 4 - And you thought that "Braveheart" was only a movie? It is a real life scenario, reincarnated in a 1999 setting. In Serbia and Kosovo. Check out the following message which we have received from Kelly Cowan, a TiM reader from San Diego, California, but more importantly, a "Braveheart" of his own:

"Bob, thanks for keeping us all informed on this issue. I and many other "conditional patriots" praise the work you are doing and your bravery in going to Yugoslavia, while dodging bombs. It is the mark of a man with integrity and heart.

Thus far, I have opposed this war only in terms of logic and facts. Last weekend, I attended a Serbian Orthodox church service and put faces to those dehumanized and demonized people. This strengthened my resolve to oppose NATO aggression and added an unexpected element. I feel a kinship with these people and now better understand the situation which led us all here.

These folks have courage and character none of us Americans could even imagine. They have endured hardships even our revolutionary ancestors couldn't relate to. They have defended their country against invaders since the day of it's inception. They have been "ethnically cleansed" from Croatia and Bosnia, now from their last stronghold first through mass immigration and now bombing and terrorism.

They have been called "Nazis" even though they lost a significant proportion of their male population fighting off the SS Waffen's attempts to occupy their country. They repelled the Nazis while outnumbered 10-1.

It seems lost on the Jewish-Americans running this war that Serbia never oppressed the Jews. In fact, they have protected them at the times they most needed it.

They (the Serbs) have been called "communists," even though they have fought off Stalin. They have been called "ethnic cleansers" when they themselves have been victims of the mass purges because they were Christians. They have even been accused of being drug-runners, even though they have battled the KLA drug-running routes through their nation.

These people have been screwed by our nation. They have been screwed by their neighbors, first as Hitler's allies, now as the allies of the drug-dealing KLA separatists. They have been screwed by the Albanians they were so tolerant of until the mass terrorism began. They have been tolerant of the complete demographic shift and have endeavored to pay for the Albanians' average 9 kids per family.

They have been taxed to death to pay for Albanians' infrastructure and social programs. So they finally object after being consistently terrorized by these Muslims, who play innocent while harboring and shielding terrorists in their villages, and allowing them to use said villages as staging areas.

I think Milosevic has been rather kind in his removal of them before shelling KLA operations bases."

Kelly Cowan, California (Country: Independent Nation of Celtica, according to this writer)

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TiM Ed.: If you're a Christian, why not attend a Serb Orthodox Christian service in your community next Sunday?

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Also, check out... Truth in Media Statement on Kosovo Crisis, "Wither Dayton, Sprout New War?", "On the Brink of Madness", "Tragic Deja Vu's," "Seven U.S. Senators Suggest Ouster of Milosevic", "Biting the Hand That Feeds You", "A Balkan Affairs Potpourri", "Put the U.N. Justice on Trial", "International Justice 'Progresses' from Kidnapping to Murder", "Milosevic: 'A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery'...", "Kosovo Lie Allowed to Stand", "New World Order's Inquisition in Bosnia", "Kosovo Heating Up""Decani Monastery Under Siege?", "Murder on Wall Street""Kosovo: 'Bosnia II', Serbia's Aztlan""What If the Shoe Were on the Other Foot?", "Green Interstate - Not Worth American Lives", "An American Hero or Actor of the Year?" (A June '95 TiM story) and/or "Clinton arme secrètement les musulmans bosniaques"

Or Djurdjevic's WASHINGTON TIMES columns: "Chinese Dragon Wagging Macedonian Tail,"  "An Ugly Double Standard in Kosovo Conflict?", "NATO's Bullyboys", "Kosovo: Why Are We Involved?", and "Ginning Up Another Crisis"

Or Djurdjevic's NEW DAWN magazine columns: "Washington's Crisis Factory,"  and "A New Iron Curtain Over Europe"