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Outrage at Corrie film in San Fransico
Jerusalem Post ^ | Updated Jul 31, 2009 14:59 | ABI GOODMAN

Posted on 07/31/2009 9:07:59 AM PDT by Cinnamon Girl

Emotions ran high at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival over the showing of Rachel, a film that looks at the International Solidarity Movement activist Rachel Corrie and her death in Gaza in March 2003.

The controversy had been brewing for some time, concerning both the showing of the film and the invitation to Rachel's mother, Cindy Corrie, to speak at the festival.

In the wake of protests against the showing of the film last Saturday, Peter Stein, the festival's executive director, invited Dr. Mike Harris, one of the leaders of the local Stand With Us chapter, to speak in order to put across his objections. Stand With Us is a pro-Israel advocacy organization based in Los Angeles.

In his speech Harris, to give some context to the film, talked about the spate of suicide bombings that took place leading up to Rachel's death. He referred to the other "Rachels" who died as a result of terrorist attacks preceding Rachel Corrie's death.

Harris was heckled throughout most of his speech. Cries of "not true" followed his accusation that the ISM had aided terrorists who took over Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity in 2002, and mocking laughter ensued when he said: "That's why the young IDF soldier was operating the bulldozer in Rafah... It was to destroy the tunnels used to smuggle explosives for murdering Israelis."

When Harris criticized the choice of sponsor for the film, saying the "American Friends Service Committee supports boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel," his words were followed by hoots of support for the AFSC.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Israel
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It's understandable that these liberal nuts want to find purpose in this sad accident, but it was no more purposeful than standing in front of oncoming cars on the freeway in order to stop global warming.

The worst part is that they have chosen to villify the IDF, as if the Israeli military had "OPERATION FLAPJACK" on their itinerary. Feel bad for the soldier who unknowingly drove over Corrie, not for the idiot college kids brainwashed into thinking the IDF bulldozes the homes of innocent people.

1 posted on 07/31/2009 9:08:00 AM PDT by Cinnamon Girl
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To: Cinnamon Girl

Did he point out that Rachel Corrie’s parent met with Yassir Arafat, known terrorist, and received a plaque from him?


2 posted on 07/31/2009 9:10:21 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

Still waiting for the agitprop documentary about any human shields who died while protecting Saddam Hussein’s munitions.

Recall that Americans openly engaged in treason by providing aid and comfort to the enemy in wartime by volunteering to serve as human shields. They claimed their interest was in protecting innocents but tyrannical thugs are going to serve their own interests.


3 posted on 07/31/2009 9:12:13 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

AFSC are true monsters. They promote fascism in the name of God.


4 posted on 07/31/2009 9:14:10 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Cinnamon Girl
Harris was heckled throughout most of his speech. Cries of "not true" followed his accusation that the ISM had aided terrorists who took over Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity in 2002, and mocking laughter ensued when he said: "That's why the young IDF soldier was operating the bulldozer in Rafah... It was to destroy the tunnels used to smuggle explosives for murdering Israelis."

That's what liberals do best: Disparage contrasting opinions without using any facts or logic.

5 posted on 07/31/2009 9:15:30 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

I thought it came out that Corrie was actually Mossad and was killed accidentally?
Or, maybe I’m thinking of a ‘Law & Order’ episode...


6 posted on 07/31/2009 9:17:41 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Cinnamon Girl

7 posted on 07/31/2009 9:19:12 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Owl_Eagle

***That’s what liberals do best: Disparage contrasting opinions without using any facts or logic***

To give a logical reply, one must have the ability to LISTEN, which libs do not.

They don’t even have speaking skills.

All they can do is scream.


8 posted on 07/31/2009 9:19:27 AM PDT by Mrs.Z
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To: Lancey Howard

Pancake thread!


9 posted on 07/31/2009 9:19:45 AM PDT by IGOTMINE (1911s FOREVER!)
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To: IGOTMINE

10 posted on 07/31/2009 9:21:59 AM PDT by CholeraJoe (This is the worst economic crisis since Brittney Spears shaved both ends!)
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To: a fool in paradise

I think this is the picture you are thinking of.

11 posted on 07/31/2009 9:24:24 AM PDT by Cinnamon Girl (G-d Bless President Bush. He kept us safe.)
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To: Cinnamon Girl
Rachel Corrie was a student from the far left alternative college in WA State. It's one of those schools where you write your own curriculum and sign a contract for what you intend to complete.

The whole school is full of crazies. They had Mumia speak from jail for their graduation speaker, one year.

12 posted on 07/31/2009 9:25:06 AM PDT by Eva (union motto - Aim for mediocrity, it's only fair.)
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To: IGOTMINE


13 posted on 07/31/2009 9:26:15 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

Kin of Slain Protester [Rachel Corrie] Suing Caterpillar

14 posted on 07/31/2009 9:26:55 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: Eva
far left alternative college in WA State

Yeah...."Evergreen" or something like that? I read an article on the town it's in recently. Talked about the "Culture and Diversity" that the college brought to the town. :-)

My impression is that it's a safety school, that gives "Safety Schools" a bad reputation.

15 posted on 07/31/2009 9:28:59 AM PDT by wbill
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To: Cinnamon Girl


16 posted on 07/31/2009 9:29:15 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

17 posted on 07/31/2009 9:30:35 AM PDT by Kozak (USA 7/4/1776 to 1/20/2009 Reqiescat in Pace)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

For some reason I suddenly have a craving for IHOP.


18 posted on 07/31/2009 9:38:23 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: a fool in paradise
Did he point out that Rachel Corrie’s parent met with Yassir Arafat, known terrorist, and received a plaque from him?

I misread that at first. I thought they had gotten a plague from Arafat, which made sense.

19 posted on 07/31/2009 9:40:45 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

I guess the audience response wasn’t flat..................


20 posted on 07/31/2009 9:58:28 AM PDT by Red Badger (I am totally against spooning............it eventually leads to forking................)
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To: CedarDave

I think it’s spelled “STUPIDLY.”


21 posted on 07/31/2009 10:00:00 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

OPERATION FLAPJACK” ROFLLMAO


22 posted on 07/31/2009 10:02:48 AM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: Slings and Arrows
Psssst.... over here! This thread could use some of your graphics!
23 posted on 07/31/2009 10:05:16 AM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: SanFranDan

OMG Funniest thread in a while. Thank you all.
Please excuse me while change and clean off my key board


24 posted on 07/31/2009 10:06:20 AM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: CholeraJoe

That would be “Saint” Bunny


25 posted on 07/31/2009 10:09:01 AM PDT by 1000 silverlings (Everything that deceives also enchants: Plato)
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To: Cinnamon Girl
Photobucket

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They make great tractors in Peoria

26 posted on 07/31/2009 10:20:14 AM PDT by PanzerKardinal
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To: Owl_Eagle
"That's what liberals do best: Disparage contrasting opinions without using any facts or logic."

One of the by-products or traits of prolonged inbreeding.

Liberals, justifying stupidity with your tax dollars! No cognizant thought required

27 posted on 07/31/2009 10:36:11 AM PDT by SERE_DOC (My Rice Krispies told me to stay home & clean my weapons! How does one clean a phase 4 plasma rifle)
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To: Eva

You’re referring to The Evergreen State College, and I am a graduate- 1988.

It was an interesting experience to say the least. Believe it or not, I considered myself to be a pretty far-left liberal when I started gong there, but quickly was outed as being far too right for many of my classmates. Oh, the stories I could tell.

But, I have to admit that most of the students who go there, REALLY care about their subjects, they are motivated, interesting, complex people.

It’s not all bad— and hey— it helped turn me into a conservative.


28 posted on 07/31/2009 10:39:05 AM PDT by agooga (Struggling every day to be worthy of their sacrifice.)
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To: Owl_Eagle

“If we pass the Stimulus Package, we will be able to finance hundreds of ISM Activists to go to Gaza. The resulting increase in demand for bulldozers to crush them all will enable Catapillar to call back many of the workers who were so recently laid off...”


29 posted on 07/31/2009 10:44:05 AM PDT by bondjamesbond (Don't blame me... I voted for PALIN!)
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To: agooga

UC Berkeley, here...

I know where you’re coming from.


30 posted on 07/31/2009 10:45:04 AM PDT by bondjamesbond (Don't blame me... I voted for PALIN!)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

“I can’t believe it’s not butter”


31 posted on 07/31/2009 10:56:00 AM PDT by Vinnie (You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Jihads You)
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To: Cinnamon Girl
Presenting the Official Rachel Corrie Smiley!


32 posted on 07/31/2009 11:50:56 AM PDT by 10mm
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To: DocRock
Thanks for the ping!

IDF - Trash

Rachel Corrie - Stamp

Speed Up

33 posted on 07/31/2009 11:52:02 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

I take it the film was not presented in 3-D.


34 posted on 07/31/2009 11:59:28 AM PDT by Cooter
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To: agooga

I was reminded of Rachel Corrie, last week, because her mother speaks for a group called, United for Peace and Justice. Evergreen exported the Peace and Justice Group to Western WA Univ. and we have had to listen to them rant, ever since.

Their latest efforts (besides sponsoring a talk by Cindy Sheehan, had to do with making Bellingham a sanctuary city for AWOL soldiers. It was led by an unstable veteran, named Evan Knappenberger, who made death threats against Michelle Malkin and Anne Coulter and then went on to abuse his wife. Peace and Justice stood behind him and claimed that he had PTSD, except no ever claimed that before he abused his wife.


35 posted on 07/31/2009 12:24:51 PM PDT by Eva (union motto - Aim for mediocrity, it's only fair.)
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To: Kozak
"At Saint Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast
Where I stole the mar-jar-een"

--F.Z.

36 posted on 07/31/2009 12:58:15 PM PDT by Erasmus (Barack Hussein Obama: America's toast!)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Then there is always the "killdozer".

Some guy mad at "city hall" tore up his town with it. Did a nice job too.

37 posted on 07/31/2009 1:22:19 PM PDT by NathanR
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To: Eva

I think Evergreen has become a LOT more activist since I was there in the late ‘80s.


38 posted on 07/31/2009 2:07:26 PM PDT by agooga (Struggling every day to be worthy of their sacrifice.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim; martin_fierro
Syrupy thread ping.


39 posted on 07/31/2009 2:09:44 PM PDT by Constitution Day (Eschew exclamatory abuse.)
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To: Cinnamon Girl
no more purposeful than standing in front of oncoming cars on the freeway in order to stop global warming.

Now, THERE'S an idea. Maybe we can get Al Gore to stand out on the Bay Bridge during rush hour? Then again, if you are driving anything short of a Hummer when you hit him, your car might not survive!

40 posted on 07/31/2009 2:13:57 PM PDT by ssaftler (OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

that’s just not right...

very funny though...

but, just not right...

you put the FU in FUnny.

teeman


41 posted on 08/05/2009 6:40:01 AM PDT by teeman8r (i liked GWB... really, i did.)
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