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Cynthia McKinney to Appear in Israeli Court After Gaza-Bound Boat Is Seized (Fireworks anyone?)
Fox News ^ | 7/04/09

Posted on 07/04/2009 1:34:33 PM PDT by Libloather

Cynthia McKinney to Appear in Israeli Court After Gaza-Bound Boat Is Seized
Former U.S. lawmaker Cynthia McKinney is due to appear in an Israeli court Sunday after she and 20 other activists were taken into custody this week when their relief boat was seized by an Israeli naval ship.
FOXNews.com
Saturday, July 04, 2009

Former U.S. lawmaker Cynthia McKinney is due to appear in an Israeli court Sunday after she and 20 other activists were taken into custody this week when their relief boat was seized by an Israeli naval ship.

The 2008 Green Party presidential candidate says the group, "Free Gaza Movement," was trying to deliver humanitarian supplies to Gaza, but Israel says the boat attempted to sail through a navy blockade.

Israel said it would free the crew and passengers as soon as they were checked, but McKinney and the others say they refused to sign deportation forms because it would have entailed admitting they violated Israel's blockade.

"The Israelis hijacked us because we wanted to give crayons to the children of Gaza," McKinney said in a recorded statement delivered via telephone and posted on YouTube.

McKinney and the other activists left Cyprus on Tuesday on a Greek-flagged boat called the Spirit of Humanity, which was carrying medical supplies, cement, olive trees and children's toys en route to Gaza.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boat; gaza; israel; mckinney
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...but McKinney and the others say they refused to sign deportation forms...

So she did it to herself? Even better!

1 posted on 07/04/2009 1:34:34 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Way to go Israel and IDF. Throw the book at this Marxist, Terrorist abetting scum. She deserves every bit of it.


2 posted on 07/04/2009 1:36:00 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Libloather
"The Israelis hijacked us because we wanted to give crayons to the children of Gaza," McKinney said
Now, I ask you: Where is the BARF alert???
3 posted on 07/04/2009 1:37:16 PM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: Peanut Gallery

ha ha


4 posted on 07/04/2009 1:37:28 PM PDT by Professional Engineer (Yo ho ho and a thousand trucks, Gonna take a bath with a Rubber Duck...)
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To: Libloather

Your Honor, I move to postpone this proceding 4 years so the defense can create a few lies. You should keep the b****h in custody during that time.


5 posted on 07/04/2009 1:38:12 PM PDT by charmedone
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To: Libloather

Any report as to what was on that ship - i.e. weapons etc.!?


6 posted on 07/04/2009 1:40:16 PM PDT by jongaltsr (Hope to See ya in Galt's Gulch.)
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To: Libloather

Ayes es a Demorat!

7 posted on 07/04/2009 1:40:16 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Libloather

I’m hoping they ask her if she is mentally ill.


8 posted on 07/04/2009 1:40:32 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (TAZ:Untamed, Unpredictable, Uninhibited.)
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To: charmedone

Doesn’t she get excused because she’s liberal? Since liberals never have to be responsible for things, just have to have good intentions, she’s got her legal defense all lined up.


9 posted on 07/04/2009 1:40:45 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Libloather
OK .. I'll do it ..


10 posted on 07/04/2009 1:41:47 PM PDT by STARWISE (The Art & Science Institute of Chicago Politics NE Div: now open at the White House)
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To: Libloather

maybe they will waterboard her, do her a favor use shampoo and wash her hair.


11 posted on 07/04/2009 1:42:20 PM PDT by pennboricua
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To: jongaltsr
Any report as to what was on that ship - i.e. weapons etc.!?

I don't think there were any weapons. The Israelis inspected the stuff they were carrying and then trucked it all to Gaza. The children have their crayons.

ML/NJ

12 posted on 07/04/2009 1:42:46 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Libloather

Suddenly and inexplicably I feel the need for PANCAKES.


13 posted on 07/04/2009 1:42:51 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: SkyPilot
What a "Raving Beauty".
Raving for sure.........
Beauty ( I was joking )

14 posted on 07/04/2009 1:42:52 PM PDT by jongaltsr (Hope to See ya in Galt's Gulch.)
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To: Drango

umm... PANCAKES with Molasses
“signed” Sambo


15 posted on 07/04/2009 1:44:57 PM PDT by jongaltsr (Hope to See ya in Galt's Gulch.)
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To: Libloather

Pleading Memo to Israel: Don’t release her unless she signs. Hopefully this situation will last for many years.


16 posted on 07/04/2009 1:46:36 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember
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To: jongaltsr

I think that was the line of one of those kids on The Little Rascals.


17 posted on 07/04/2009 1:47:56 PM PDT by pennboricua
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To: Drango
Suddenly and inexplicably I feel the need for PANCAKES.

That, sir, is an insult to Auntie J!

18 posted on 07/04/2009 1:48:51 PM PDT by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., how many girls did you drown today?" TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Libloather

If she is dumb enough to pull this stunt again and not sign a deportation agreement; let them deal with her.


19 posted on 07/04/2009 1:49:34 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Libloather
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20 posted on 07/04/2009 1:50:22 PM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine PFC- 1/16/09 - Parris Island - LC -6/4/09 - 29 Palms - Camp Pendleton 6/18)
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To: Libloather

She is a wannabe martyr. She wants to put the Israelis in a bad light ~ painting them as the bad guys here because they put her in detention. She’s claiming special privilege because she was on humanitarian mission, yada yada yada. Horse Poo! The ship was warned not to cross the blockade. They detained the ship. They gave her the opportunity to go home. She refused. Now she gets to go to court to defend her position. If they’d been crossing an arab blockade of Israel, she’d probably be dead instead of whining.

She is going to bring this to the attention of the media and play to them like a well tuned instrument. She makes me ill.


21 posted on 07/04/2009 1:50:24 PM PDT by Peanut Gallery (The essence of freedom is the proper limitation of government.)
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To: Clara Lou

Dko you know that used in unconventional manner, crayons can be an instrument of deadly force?

How else to scrawl signs demanding “Death to Jews!”

Some pretty powerful magic is being ginned up here.


22 posted on 07/04/2009 1:50:33 PM PDT by alloysteel (Never let an inanimate object know that you are in a hurry.)
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To: Libloather

I ate too much pig today! I’m gonna go have a “”Free Gaza Movement” myself!


23 posted on 07/04/2009 1:50:56 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Libloather
Right now she thinks she's just being held by the Israelis. Wait til she discovers that she's being held by the JOOOOOOOS.

“What? You mean the Israelis be JOOOOOOOS?!? When did dat happen? How am I supposed to figure out dey be JOOOOOOS if they be callin’ themselves Israelis? How can they be JOOOOOOS and Israelis at da same time?....

“Uh-huh. Uh-huh. Okay, then, why don't dey make it easy to figure out by calling themselves JOOOOOOraelis? Answer me dat!”

24 posted on 07/04/2009 1:53:05 PM PDT by Cheburashka (There is an unlimited supply of stupid, although a lot of people are trying to use it all up.)
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To: Libloather

She better hope that it isn’t a crime to be DUMB AND UGLY at the same time in Israel. If it is, she’s toast.


25 posted on 07/04/2009 1:55:37 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey America! How's that "hope and change" thing working out?)
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To: Peanut Gallery

She wants to put the Israelis in a bad light ~ painting them as the bad guys here because they put her in detention
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Thank G-D that most people in politics consider McKinney an idiot.


26 posted on 07/04/2009 1:55:42 PM PDT by JohnD9207 (Lead...follow...or get the HELL out of the way!)
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To: Libloather

Speaking of crayons, I’ve always been convinced she was missing more than a few out of her box.

The media has done it’s damnedest to turn her into somewhat of a cult hero. Cult member might be more like it...


27 posted on 07/04/2009 1:55:48 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (_Resident of the United States and Kenya's favorite son, Baraaaack Hussein Obamaaaa...)
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To: Libloather
The Israelis hijacked us because we wanted to give crayons to the children of Gaza

Ever hear of FedEx, dipsh*t?

28 posted on 07/04/2009 1:58:17 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
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To: Libloather

They should have sunk that boat


29 posted on 07/04/2009 2:00:54 PM PDT by GeronL (freeping on a PS3)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
She was bringing 50 tons of multicultural crayons. She had to travel by ship.

31 posted on 07/04/2009 2:05:36 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: Libloather
Enjoy a lengthy Israeli Jail Stint Cynthia McCrazy. There ain't gonna be no Pork Chops served either.
32 posted on 07/04/2009 2:05:57 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Libloather

Isn’t she the nutjob that took a poke at some security guard in D.C.? I hope she tries that stuff over there.


33 posted on 07/04/2009 2:06:38 PM PDT by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a dog.)
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To: GeronL

Democrats like Cynthia don’t believe any laws apply to them.


34 posted on 07/04/2009 2:07:14 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (****************************Stop Continental Drift**)
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To: DoughtyOne
Speaking of crayons, I’ve always been convinced she was missing more than a few out of her box.

She's only got two - black and brown.

35 posted on 07/04/2009 2:07:29 PM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: Libloather

They are going to send her back, what kind of a friend is that? Make her stay in Gaza!


36 posted on 07/04/2009 2:07:59 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT, NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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To: jongaltsr

I heard she had 20 lbs of crack under her dress


37 posted on 07/04/2009 2:08:46 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: STARWISE

WHERE I AT?

TELL ME BEFO AH CUT YOU..


38 posted on 07/04/2009 2:09:48 PM PDT by Armedanddangerous ( I think you're so full of inconsolable rage you don't care who you hurt)
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To: savedbygrace

I think she might be a fountain and a sparkler short of a block buster box of fireworks


39 posted on 07/04/2009 2:10:31 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: savedbygrace

Yours is probably closer to the truth, but I would have loved it if you said black and blue.


40 posted on 07/04/2009 2:12:27 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (_Resident of the United States and Kenya's favorite son, Baraaaack Hussein Obamaaaa...)
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To: Libloather

Maybe the Israelis can do the US a favor, and deport her to Saudi Arabia. Then she can become the fourth wife of some poor, minor Saud Prince who has annoyed the King once too often.


41 posted on 07/04/2009 2:13:37 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Libloather

My heart bleeds. Keep her Israel, PLEEEEZZZZZZZEEEEE.


42 posted on 07/04/2009 2:13:58 PM PDT by Marysecretary (GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL!)
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To: don-o

Now THERE’s a pair of real boobs...


43 posted on 07/04/2009 2:15:38 PM PDT by Marysecretary (GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL!)
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To: DoughtyOne

LOL.


44 posted on 07/04/2009 2:15:50 PM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: Libloather

I’ll bet obammy threatens the Israeli PM to turn her loose.


45 posted on 07/04/2009 2:16:30 PM PDT by taillightchaser (!)
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL

Well, she’s right, they don’t.


46 posted on 07/04/2009 2:17:27 PM PDT by Marysecretary (GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL!)
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To: Libloather
She is an Enemy Agent and needs imprisoned this is not a BS hate whitey protest ,this is life and death.
47 posted on 07/04/2009 2:18:10 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Libloather
McKinney and her constituency are virulently anti-semitic. She was no doubt gathering intelligence (e.g. spying) for Israel's enemies under the guise of “humanitarian aid”. I hope the IDF realizes that.
48 posted on 07/04/2009 2:18:15 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Libloather
"The Israelis hijacked us because we wanted to give crayons to the children of Gaza," McKinney said...

This sounds like something Michael Jackson would have said.

49 posted on 07/04/2009 2:21:15 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (If ten percent is good enough for Jesus, it ought to be good enough for Uncle Sam. ¬óRay Stevens)
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To: pennboricua
"I think that was the line of one of those kids on The Little Rascals."

Buckwheat?

50 posted on 07/04/2009 2:22:05 PM PDT by matthew fuller (-- for the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really ashamed of my country.)
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