ABC News Busted Creating “Fake News Propaganda” Surrounding Syrian Conflict…

Last night and again this morning ABC News aired shocking footage supposedly from the frontline battle between Syrian Kurds and the invading Turkish troops.  The report and footage was described in shock-filled breathless language, intended to provoke the audience.  ABC News anchor Tom Llamas aired the allegedly shocking footage, claiming it showed a fierce Turkish attack on Kurdish civilians.

However, there is a very big problem. The footage is 100% fake…. it never happened.

The footage ABC News used in their broadcast comes from a nighttime machine gun demonstration at the Knob Creek Gun Range in West Point, Kentucky.  The stunning propaganda effort was first caught by Twitter user PolishPatriotWATCH:


Again, this footage is 100% fake.  The Washington Examiner’s journalist Becket Adams called ABC and asked them what was going on.

“We’ve taken down video that aired on World News Tonight Sunday and Good Morning America this morning that appeared to be from the Syrian border immediately after questions were raised about its accuracy,” a network representative told the Washington Examiner. “ABC News regrets the error.”  (read more)

Let’s be clear about this.  This is ABC international News using footage from a Kentucky gun exhibition and passing it off as attack footage in Syria.  That is not a mistake.

This production had to pass through several layers of ABC News editorial review prior to broadcast.  This is not a simple mistake of the wrong footage….  ABC News was caught purposefully creating “Fake News”.

ABC getting caught manufacturing Fake News should be an additional concern because ABC news is also promoting this:

“Hunter Biden sits down for an exclusive interview with ABC News”:

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225 Responses to ABC News Busted Creating “Fake News Propaganda” Surrounding Syrian Conflict…

  1. visage13 says:

    I watched the first 5 minutes of the “news” last night and I kept thinking this can’t be real. And on Rush today he talked about it. I am disgusted, not surprised, but so over it.

    Liked by 4 people

    • Just as the May 15th Prophecy told you would occur, because in the last days they (the people who turn from God) shall believe a lie and will love a lie

      Liked by 4 people

    • bertdilbert says:

      The funny part is the foreground shows everybody’s I phone filming the nighttime tracer demonstration. Clearly not a war zone. ABC better provide a receipt for the purchase of the video and proof they were suckered…

      Liked by 7 people

    • sysconfig says:

      That’s it ..from now on I will wait on CNN. The Syrian Observatory for Human rights, The White Helmets, and what’s his name..Bellingcat..yeah Belingcrap to tell me what’s going on over there.

      Liked by 1 person

      • donna kovacevic says:

        May 7, 1999 Nato and its allies bombed the Chinese embassy in Belgrade the former Jugoslavija killing 3 Chinese journalists, and CNN lied said it was the Jugoslavian embassy, until forced to claim it was false reporting. Nato, Clinton CNN and MSM are hated in Serbia and many other countries around the globe.

        Liked by 5 people

    • Akindole says:

      Rush also reminded us of the NBC doctored 911 call from George Zimmerman,(I should also add the doctored photographs of of George and his injuries).

      Tune them out completely. A little over a year to go and the crap will increase exponentially.

      Liked by 6 people

      • visage13 says:

        Sometimes I watch the first 5 minutes just to see how they will lie and spin what I just heard Pres Trump say (after pressers) and I always laugh because ABC news always has a weather crisis to report on. And every night “breaking news as we are coming on the air…..” too funny.

        Liked by 1 person

      • Spee says:

        The Trayvon Hoax by Joel Gilbert is excellent. Available on Vimeo


  2. Pa Hermit says:

    Can we get a link to the original clip? Would love to see how it got doctored! I searched but my keywords must not be close!


  3. plane of the ecliptic says:

    I remember when I found out all network news is fake. Way back when Liberals hated GM, NBC News rigged a Chevy pick up to explode. They fabricated the crash test with the explosion to hype the dangerous truck narrative. NBC lied about it to everyone until GM finally told them their Private Investigators interviewed the Pyrotechnics expert NBC used, and he came in on them.

    Liked by 7 people

    • Amy2 says:

      Great memory! I forgot all about that! Definitely a defining moment.


    • ATheoK says:

      And the step by step film footage that showed the explosion started before the truck was hit from behind.

      Then further details came out that NBC had repeatedly failed to get a FM truck with a nearly full gas tank to explode.
      So they commissioned a little explosive help.

      Liked by 1 person

    • littlequilterkitty says:

      Very good point! My mechanic husband reminds me of this travesty against engineering quite often!


    • TruthSeeker55 says:

      P of the E, I remember that!
      Once we were informed of the fake and knew where to look (below the body side panel, behind the cab but in front of the rear wheel) we could see the sparks -BEFORE the collision- from the model rocket engine ‘igniter’ that NBC used to ‘make sure’ that there was a spectacular fire.

      Reminds me of the fake Volvo ads where they crushed everyone else’s cars….. AFTER they cut the roof pillars ALMOST all the way through.


    • TruthSeeker55 says:

      P of the E, I remember that!
      Once we were informed of the fake and knew where to look (below the body side panel, behind the cab but in front of the rear wheel) we could see the sparks -BEFORE the collision- from the model rocket engine ‘igniter’ that NBC used to ‘make sure’ that there was a spectacular fire.

      Reminds me of the fake Volvo ads where they crushed everyone else’s cars….. AFTER they cut the roof pillars ALMOST all the way through.


    • Vince says:

      I think that was my moment too.


    • CountryDoc says:

      They built a well planned narrative around it. “Death of the Kurds because Donald Trump Abandoned our countries Allies!!”. Find the authors, find the edit trail. It is treason.

      Liked by 5 people

      • Deb says:

        It’s stunning that they wail about abandoning our “allies,” when none of them cared about Obama literally abandoning Americans at Benghazi.

        Liked by 2 people

        • jeff montanye says:

          well the ones running the syrian war, one of the yinon wars (with iraq and libya), don’t really care about “americans.” they are more concerned with the country who planned these wars, the motive for 9-11.


      • bofh says:

        Why is this not the equivalent of fraudulently yelling “fire” in a crowded theater? Both are intentional acts (not “mistakes”) that are undertaken to terrify and panic the population into a stampede situation resulting in injuries/deaths and property damage due to badly-chosen actions motivated by the false alarm.


  4. sunnydaze says:

    The Dem Party and their Fake News Networks, along with Dem Voters, have become PRO-WAR now.


    Liked by 4 people

  5. War Propaganda is an international war crime that people were hanged for at the Nuremberg Trials.

    Liked by 6 people

    • jx says:

      All the coup plotters need to be convicted and burned at the stake on the Mall. Any future plotters can rest assured, you will be convicted and destroyed. Do not tread on us.

      Liked by 2 people

  6. Bigly says:

    This is what war looks like.

    Please trump do something!! It keeps getting worse. You have more power than you think. We support you.!!

    You= we are under attack!!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Bigly says:

      What I mean is what media/deep state/libtard war looks like against us , they lie about everything!

      Liked by 2 people

    • oldumb says:

      He is “doing something”, every single day. I am pretty sure he is aware that he/we are under attack. He knows his powers, you seem to think he has dictatorial powers. He uses the powers the laws allow.


  7. CNN_sucks says:

    Wow. ABC is sick media. Derangement is eating their brains. Boycott ABC.

    Liked by 4 people

    • Your Tour Guide says:

      No. Boycott Disney, their owner.

      Will continue to harp on this. If ABC ( Disney)
      continues to lie, why pay them to do so?

      Don’t go to Disneyland, Disneyworld, EPCOT, EuroDisney,
      Disney Water Parks. Disney movies. Look up other studios
      Disney has, and boycott their movies also.

      And, send ABC news a post card of your family on vacation.
      Only say here we are NOT at Disney.
      Enough people do it, maybe they’ll start getting the idea.

      Exact same goes for NBC/Universal . No Universal Studios,
      theme parks, movies. Post cards to the news department of
      your family on vacaction. NOT at Universal Florida.


      • Peoria Jones says:

        You’re so right. I hate Disney. Everyone on the Left knows about their Lefty political bent, but they don’t speak it. Instead, they push it as such a necessary thing “for the children.”

        No one reading here should support anything Disney. There are better things to entertain your children.


  8. Just some guy says:

    My God the fake journalists and their low IQ liberal viewers are pathetic.

    Liked by 4 people

    • Stickboy says:

      “My God the fake journalists and their low IQ liberal viewers are pathetic.”


      Very true, they are pathetic.

      But, what about the millions of Conservatives who are also a huge part of their audience? The ones who can’t seem to live without their televisions. The ones who follow not only the MSM, but also the propaganda spewed out of Hollywood.

      They might be part of the problem too……..just my theory.


  9. When I “watch” this I am reminded of what our Lord said regarding these times we are now because in the last days they (the people who turn from God) shall believe a lie and will love a lie

    Liked by 2 people

    • donny2837 says:

      Could it be that it is not the last days, it is the last days of an era of time, the end of era that began 2000 years ago? The beginning of a new time, a new era?

      Liked by 3 people

      • It’s the last days of this age. As peter put it on the day of Pentecost (all caps are in ESword),


        In short, Peter is saying the last days began on the day of Pentecost when he delivered his sermon. He did not say it was the “end of the world.” The end of the world is at least 1,000 years away.

        Liked by 1 person

  10. getfitnow says:

    This was funny – NBC Today Show correspondant pretends to row a canoe in deep water during a storm, but it is only 6 inches deep.

    Liked by 2 people

  11. andy says:

    Hey look! Europe finally responded to the Turkey’s invasion!

    No more military salutes at gymnastics competition, or else!


  12. Magabear says:

    Virtually everything that the MSM reports is a lie. It really has come to that. Defeating PDJT is the be all/end all motivation of the fake news MSM. They simply do not care if they get caught lying. No one will lose their job.

    Kentucky and Syria……….heck, they’re practically right next to each other!

    Liked by 6 people

  13. Judy says:

    Watching this yesterday. My gut said ‘this is fake. ABC and the reporter needs to be held accountable for lying to America. I’m done with their apologies.
    NO MORE!!!!

    Liked by 6 people

  14. Whether it be climate change, basic economics, illegal immigration, race relations, sexual identity disorders, tax cuts, Russian collusion, Ukraine, the electoral college or foreign affairs – were in not for the false narrative, the democrat media would have no narrative all.

    Liked by 8 people

  15. CountryDoc says:

    Surely we can build a case for Treason, Sedition, Slander, psy-ops warfare. There is a clear intent to deceive, on multiple topics, multiple levels, with a clear purpose. To fool the american people, to remove a duly elected president, to interfere with the constitutionally elected purpose of the President of the United States. There must be justice, there must be a standard of truth, there must be accuracy. The purpose is clear and common, and apparent.

    The momentum is building. The people are becoming informed. The ultimate authority in this land is We the People. Soon we will be able to pass referendums, and grassroots initiated legislation, grassroots initiated prosecution and justice. Intelligent people want law, order, structure, justice, truth, fairness. They want Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

    Pray people pray! Take action. Contribute sunlight to the corruption around you.

    Liked by 6 people

  16. stats_guy says:

    Glen Reynolds used to say it is a Potemkin Village all the way down. It was a funny line. Of course its not funny, it is how Republics are lost. The CNN vids from this mornings from Project Veritas just shows how hatred is used to try to bring down democratic institutions. Zucker actually thinks he made Trump (which is delusional) and now he’s goin’ to take him down. Like any two bit thug.

    Liked by 5 people

  17. MicD says:

    We Want Your Heads In The STOCKS.!
    Every Last One Of You Bastages.
    You know you cannot go unidentified for long 🙂


  18. Elle says:

    The big red play button on the video above sits over the “s” in slaughter making it read “laughter in Syria”. How insensitive is that?


  19. The greatest asset in the democrat media’s arsenal is an audience who aren’t bright enough to know (or simply don’t care) when their intelligence is being insulted.

    The democrat media’s greatest shortcoming is their belief that all Americans are as dumb as their audience.

    Liked by 2 people

  20. LBS says:

    Reality: Fun with tracer rounds and tannerite
    In clown world: ABC News reports “Slaughter in Syria”

    Stop ENDLESS Wars
    Vote TRUMP/PENCE 2020

    Liked by 4 people

  21. EnoughIsEnough says:

    President Trump is going to have plenty to talk about at the rally on Thursday. He will be able to give the examples of the Project Veritas whistleblower and the ABC propaganda to expose the lengths the MSM will go to influence the upcoming election. And then I would love to see him follow up on Friday with an address to the nation after the IG report drops. This corruption can not be swept under the rug. People (not all, but many) are finally seeing the truth. And that should scare the left.

    Liked by 6 people

  22. Bryan Alexander says:

    There has GOT to be a way to remove the extra protections the courts have erected around the the Media under the 1st Amendment when they do crap like this. This is indefensible. What did the ABC Execs think when they saw the people sitting in rows of chairs just watching the live-fire?

    Liked by 2 people

    • Quartermaster says:

      When they lie, they have no protection. All that stands between them and their lawful dues are lawless judges, who need to be riding tumbrils themselves.

      Liked by 2 people

  23. armie says:

    Not exactly new. Twenty years ago I worked with a former ABC news location producer who proudly boasted about staging footage.


  24. But..but..steve at Agenda Free Tv said it was an honest mistake. Smh

    The dishonesty is everywhere. Including one of our few outlets that recently pontificated how great shep smith was and what a great honest journalist he was. They would have been better off not commenting at all. They lost all of our group, 14 of us.


  25. sunnydaze says:

    Looks like this Kentucky footage was also posted by a foreign Fake News agency Oct. 10.

    The fake footage I saw of a “dead” (ie. sleeping) baby who blinked was also a foreign agency.

    Kentucky footage starts @00.40


  26. Mike says:

    Sharyl Attkisson keeps a running total of MSNM lies on her site. She is up to 94 documented.

    I don’t believe she has included this yet. It is a great source of proof of the MSNM BS. The only problem is getting the lemmings to READ IT!

    Liked by 2 people

  27. dallasdan says:

    Never has there been such a widespread, coordinated, and vicious conspiracy against a president. The hatred by many for the President is visceral.

    I went to Yahoo to check its financial page, and found a large article claiming a majority of the public is polling in favor of impeachment. Induced by amazement, I read it and was shocked at the falsehoods throughout.

    How long before the attack becomes physical?

    Liked by 1 person

  28. sunnyflower5 says:

    Liked by 4 people

  29. sunnydaze says:

    People on twitter saying ABC ran this segment for a few days. Finally got caught.

    This shows what was. edited out. (people in foreground)

    Liked by 1 person

  30. rockdoc76 says:

    You have only begun to “regret the error”

    Liked by 2 people

  31. leftnomore says:

    Next time you want to gift your grandkids with a cute Disney DVD or toy, just remember they own ABC…owned and operated by that child-destroying corporation calling itself Disney. They are pervert central and are the blood pressure inside ABC.


    • CNN_sucks says:

      Does Disney runs by pedophiles, commies and druggists? Look at young girls and boys became a wreck after their stints in Disney. There is pattern here.


  32. Richard Whitney says:

    Who watches broadcast television news?


  33. TwoLaine says:

    I am wearing my shocked face a lot today. :()

    Liked by 2 people

  34. CountryClassVulgarian says:

    The very fake news hysterical drive by media fake newsing????? NOOOOO! The very fake news hysterical drive by media would never do THAT….


  35. Herbert Kroll says:

    Those Communist Kurds and their cinematic skills… Also much better at tweeting and commenting in english than Chinese or Russian internet trolls.


  36. Landslide says:

    As referenced by posters on previous page, this reminds me of Wag the Dog movie.

    Thankfully, in the current internet age, these staged/fake events don’t stand a chance of being kept secret.

    Good example of the reason for every patriot to stay vigilant.

    Liked by 1 person

  37. sunnydaze says:

    Liked by 1 person

  38. Nancy says:

    If the MSM reports it, take it with a fat grain of salt.

    Liked by 1 person

  39. Mongo says:

    It’s okay.
    Their excuse is that they are just really really really really stupid and not dishonest.
    So it’s all good…

    Liked by 1 person

  40. CNN_sucks says:

    Another Fake but accurate. ABc should lose their license. This is pure propaganda. Next showing will be stock video of fake dead bodies. ABC so predictable.


  41. Hebo Sabe says:

    Why shouldn’t they? All we do is complain with no repercussions. I don’t blame them in the same way Trump does not blame the Chinese.


  42. CET says:

    All you need to know is that ABC disavowed the video before they aired it. They twice said the footage “appears to show” …


  43. Beverly says:

    Knob Creek gun range looks AWESOME.



  44. rjcylon says:

    This is literally 1984. Manufactured news to fool the citizens. If we didn’t have the ability to communicate through social media and inform each other we would be living in a police state.

    Now you know why they want “net neutrality”, why non-leftist Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube accounts are being erased. They believe eventually they will get their way, and we’ll be returned to the “good old days”: when the only way to find out about what was happening was by watching three tv stations controlled by leftists, and printed newspapers controlled by leftists.

    Liked by 1 person

  45. rjones99 says:

    Saw another report whre drudge is pointing to an piece by David Sanger asserting Erdogan is holding US nukes “hostage.”

    I’d bet big money that this article is false. our nukes were removed from incirclik air base well before now. In any event, even n the unlikely event they werent moved, any attempt to access our nukes would be met by tierce resistance and as a last result they’d likely be destroyed.

    Consequently this Sangr piece must be counted among NYT’s most vile lies and is tied in with media effort to take down Trump.

    Sanger should be called out over this garbage. He knows that it cannot be true.


  46. Rynn69 says:

    Only a complete brainless dolt would trust any MSM now…


  47. Kerry_On says:

    “ABC News regrets the ERROR”!!!! Sorry ABC, that was NOT an ERROR! That was deliberately manufactured propaganda, directed and approved by management, to intentionally DECEIVE and upset your viewers. You are totally exposed as a worthless cesspool of yellow journalism whose intent is NOT to inform but advance your FAR LEFT agenda! You are TOAST!


  48. gnadfly says:

    Reading on a couple of “far left websites” that this was the result of a far right wing disinformation campaign. The audacity of these folks.


  49. MfM says:

    Just a bunch of guys/gals out for a good time having a machine gun shoot. I think it would scare the pants of leftists to know how many machine guns are legally in private hands and are in working order. For price of admission, a signed waiver and a fee to the owner most places that hold a shoot like this will let you shoot. Usually it’s word of mouth to keep safely to the max and carefully controlled.


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