Skip to comments.Obama Ally Code Pink Justifies Fort Hood Terrorist Attack, Cashes in on Massacre on Veterans Day
Posted on 11/16/2009 9:59:36 AM PST by kristinn
Following on the heels of their macabre Afghan war protest at a White House Halloween party that targeted children of military families for psychological abuse, leftist Obama ally Code Pink issued a statement justifying the terrorist attack at Fort Hood as opposition to the war from officers and put out a Veterans Day appeal seeking to raise money off the Fort Hood terrorist attack.
Signed by top Obama funder Jodie Evans, the appeal was published at Code Pinks website on Veterans Day and sent out the same day to the groups e-mail list. The terrorist attack at Fort Hood is cited three times in the fundraising letter.
As appalling as cashing in on the mass murder of 14 innocents is, Code Pink tops that by invoking sympathy for the alleged terrorist as a reason to give money to Code Pinkeven putting his act of terrorism on the same moral plane as the recent protest resignation of a former officer who left his diplomatic post in Afghanistan over Obamas war policy:
This Veterans Day, you can support Under the Hood and the soldiers who walk through their doors with a cash or in-kind donation
Click here to see how else you can support Under the Hood (in-kind donations accepted too).
Our soldiers clearly need more care; the last thing they need is to be put into more harms way. Even US military officers think soMatthew Hoh resigned from the Foreign Service in protest of the lack of clear mission and achievable results in Afghanistan, and of course the Ft. Hood shooter was a Major who did not wish to be deployed to Afghanistan.
Think about that. Code Pink says a mass murder terrorist act against unarmed soldiers is the moral equivalance of a protest resignation.
Code Pink is even more direct in their justification for the terrorist attack allegedly by Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan in a statement posted to their website that they encourage opponents of America in Afghanistan to send to President Obama:
The recent shootings at Ft. Hood and the resignation of top Foreign Service officer Matthew Hoh demonstrate how even our military officers are opposed to US strategy in Afghanistan.
Code Pink claims the money will be used to fund a campaign operated out of a coffee shop near Fort Hood called Under the Hood that preys on soldiers and their families. However, the donation link goes to Code Pinks fundraising page (https://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/424/t/4589/shop/custom.jsp?donate_page_KEY=5533) and not to Under the Hoods website (http://www.underthehoodcafe.org/donate.html). Note, fundraising links in this story are deliberately not active.
Under the Hood was opened earlier this year in Killeen, about a mile from Fort Hood, as a joint effort of the terrorist support groups Code Pink and Iraq Veterans Against the War (both groups participated in the World Tribunal on Iraq which openly supported the terrorists in Iraq.) The cafe is run by the wife and step-mother of servicemen, Cynthia Thomas, whom Code Pink took under their wings.
The cafe is a reprise of pro-communist efforts during the Vietnam War to undermine morale on the homefront by exploiting the vulnerabilities of soldiers and their families with subversive cafes opened near military bases across the country.
Reportedly Fort Lewis and Fort Drum have also been targeted with subversive cafes in recent years.
The name of the coffee shop, Under the Hood, is a wordplay on the subversive nature of the effort in Killeen.
In the fundraising letter, Code Pink uses the words of Cynthia Thomas to describe the true aim of Under the Hoodto get soldiers to quit fighting for America:
For the soldiers who visit regularly, Under the Hood has become a home and we have become family. They tell us about their hardships, they ask for help, they seek information about their rights, and sometimes they find the strength to say NO to war (emphasis added.)
Under the Hoods home page includes a testimonial from Spc. Victor Agosto, Afghanistan War Resister": The support I have received from my family at Under the Hood has helped me take the liberating leap from obedient soldier to war resister.
Code Pink opens the fundraising appeal with a cynical tug at the heart strings:
This Veterans Day, our hearts ache for the soldiers and their families affected by the recent shootings at Ft. Hood. Our hearts also ache for the soldiers and their families who continue to be affected by war in Iraq and Afghanistan on a daily basis.
Over the course of its seven year existence, Code Pink has caused enormous anguish to our soldiers and their families by calling our troops murderers, assassains, baby killers, terrorists and more in protests at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the White House Halloween party and the Berkeley Marine Corps officer recruiting center as well as in numerous public statements.
When the U.S. liberated Iraq in 2003, Code Pink opened Occupation Watch, an office in Baghdad similar in purpose to Under the Hood in its goal to subvert the war effort by trying to get soldiers to quit fighting for America.
Code Pinks history of working with Americas terrorist enemies has not prevented President Obama from allying himself with Code Pink co-founder Jodie Evans. She was tapped by the nascent Obama presidential campaign to co-host its breakthrough Hollywood fundraiser in February 2007. She was subsequently appointed a bundler for the campaign.
Jodie Evans appeared with Obama at several high dollar events throughout the campaign. She personally donated tens of thousands of dollars to Obamas presidential campaign and affiliated Democratic party campaign vehicles.
Last month, Obama allowed himself to be filmed and photographed with Jodie Evans at a $30,400 per couple fundraiser in San Francisco as she handed him a propaganda packet about Afghanistan. Evans was wearing Code Pink propaganda attire when she met Obama, a coup that she will surely share with her allies including Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Hugo Chavez to demonstrate her influence at the highest levels of the United States government.
Blue Star mother Becky Davis, who has three sons in the militaryall of whom have seen service in Iraq and Afghanistanwas outraged when she read the appeal from Code Pink seeking to raise funds from the Fort Hood massacre.
Davis founded a group called Military Families Voice of Victory with her husband several years ago. She keeps tabs on subversive groups like Code Pink as part of her efforts.
Davis told Big Government:
I am appalled and outraged that Code Pink gets a pass from the mainstream media over the damage it does when they fund subversives and actively work to undermine the mission and morale of our troops, which can be deadly to our troops and our fellow Americans.
Code Pinks fundraising letter is morally bankrupt and tantamount to grave robbing.
Code Pinks justification for the terrorist attack at Fort Hood as opposition to the war in Afghanistan by officers is seditious.
I hope the government thoroughly investigates Hasans connections to domestic groups, regardless of where that might lead.
As the mother of three servicemen, I wonder why President Obama works with Code Pink, when they so openly work with our nations enemies.
Code Pink has been widely reported as softening their stance on Afghanistan after a recent trip there. Jodie Evans denied that in an interview with Donald Douglas of American Power:
I asked her about Wednesdays report in the Christian Science Monitor, Code Pink Rethinks Its Call for Afghanistan Pullout. Ms. Evans emphatically rejected the thesis of the article. Medea Benjamin was misquoted, she told me. Code Pink wants to bring the troops home, now! theres been no rethinking of the groups demand for withdrawal of U.S. forces
She said shed been on the phone all day clarifying Code Pinks position on the war. A troop withdrawal remains the objective, but the U.S. should stay to focus on improving quality of life.
This article was posted over the weekend. I'm reposting it here in full for greater understanding of what Code Pink and Obama are about.
Bookmark for later read.
It is treason to provide aid and comfort to the enemy in wartime (including boosting enemy morale and sinking civilian/troop morale at home through propaganda).
“Treason” is a concept that is no longer relevnt, apparently....like “shame”, “remorse”, “responsibility”, “self restraint”, etc., etc., etc. (the list is depressingly long).
Kinda like trying to find the beginning of the universe, even if they say they have, there is always something beyond that. lol, or else, what are they looking for? GOD? He's there, trust me, but they won't see him.
If I said what I really want to say about this witch and her treasonous cohorts I would be banned from this site for life and probably investigated by Holder.
Treason is defined in our constitution. Which also sadly is no longer relevant to the operation of our nation’s government.
Treason doth never prosper: what’s the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason. —Ovid
How did we get here? Because the socialists in the media and State department shut down the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
The Socialists won. And then we refused to prosecute traitors like John Kerry, Jane Fonda, and Bill Ayers.
We sealed our doom.
“The recent shootings at Ft. Hood and the resignation of top Foreign Service officer Matthew Hoh demonstrate how even our military officers are opposed to US strategy in Afghanistan.”
Got that? According to Codepink, Hasan was speaking for the U.S. military officer corps. - [Jonah Goldberg]
When will Obama be impeached? Before or after our nation implodes because of his rulings?
Are there any limits to what this inane outfit will do? It was bad enough when they actively supported the “insurgents” in Iraq.
Better yet,package up a nice virus and send it over to that site.Get it shut down.
I fear before won’t happen. People are afraid to sign impeachment petitions out of fear.
Thanks for your work exposing the Code Pinkos and reminding
people what they and Obama are about.
Have gone face to face with them as a group many times.
They do the work for the IslamOfascists here on our streets.
To bad there are many here on FR who parrot their anti war
propaganda. They have a 1936 mentality.
Sounds like a good reason for an impeachment trial in the Senate.
Treason has no meaning in this nation anymore. We’ve seen plenty of instances with the Boy King that could be considered treason, yet not a peep from the MSM or outrage from the American people about it.
Apparently, treason is about as relevant as free enterprise and Capitalism anymore.
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