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Why is the Media Neglecting Israelís Side of the Flotilla Attack?
EyeblastTV ^ | 6/1/2010 | Joe Schoffstall

Posted on 06/01/2010 12:17:42 PM PDT by blog.Eyeblast.tv

The “Gaza Freedom Flotilla” set sail last week for the Hamas-controlled Gaza region, claiming to be carrying humanitarian aid. Israeli Navy ships requested late Sunday night that the activists change course from Gaza to Ashdod, where they would be able to unload their aid material, which would then be transferred over land to Gaza after undergoing security inspections.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: belongsinbloggers; enemedia; flotillaattack; gazastrip; hamas; mainstreammedia; mediawar; pravdamedia; propalestinianwar

1 posted on 06/01/2010 12:17:42 PM PDT by blog.Eyeblast.tv
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv
Because it is not their side.
2 posted on 06/01/2010 12:18:41 PM PDT by Ingtar (If Palin were perfect, she could campaign for godhood. Since she is human, Obama's job will do.)
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Why is the Media Neglecting Israel’s Side of the Flotilla Attack?

Who knows? Maybe the media are a bunch of left wing, liberal socialist, pinko commie geeks.

3 posted on 06/01/2010 12:19:19 PM PDT by Mark17
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

The same reason they called the legal ousting of a president a “coup” and reported Hugo Chavez’s propaganda instead.


4 posted on 06/01/2010 12:20:08 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

The same reason the media (Al Reuters et al) fabricated images of “Israeli bombing damage” several years ago.


5 posted on 06/01/2010 12:21:05 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Because the media doesn’t care about truth? (Do I win a prize?)

A known Terrorist group organizes a “flotilla” to gang-run a blockade and the press can’t figure out why Israel has a problem with it.... Geez

Goes without saying that legitimate Aid Relief flows into Gaza everyday. Press acts like this is the only way to get “food” to Gaza. Which is ridiculous and untrue.


6 posted on 06/01/2010 12:23:00 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Israel has a side??

Who knew??


7 posted on 06/01/2010 12:24:27 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv
Six ships boarded, only one resisted.  That's what Al Jazeera says.

Of the 682 people from 42 countries aboard the six ships that were raided, 380 are believed to be Turkish.

The unmistakable fact is, Israel did not go in guns blazing.  Five ships were boarded without incident.  Only one ship had a crew intent on resisting Israeli commandos.

This was premeditated, and Israel had no choice.

http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2010/06/20106116559782549.html


8 posted on 06/01/2010 12:24:51 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (J. D. Hayworth, the next Senator, the Great State of Arizona - Sen. Poopdeck, Panama is calling...)
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To: All

ummm....because like their butt buddies the Left...they hate Israel.

No more or less than that.


9 posted on 06/01/2010 12:26:04 PM PDT by rbmillerjr (A loud band of PaulBots, Isolationists, Protectionists, 911Inside Jobnuts, 3rdParty Loud Irrelevants)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Because it’s ISRAEL’S side... duh.


10 posted on 06/01/2010 12:27:50 PM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv
Why is the Media Neglecting Israel’s Side of the Flotilla Attack?

Simple. Media loves Obama, and Obama hates Jews.

11 posted on 06/01/2010 12:31:37 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Because 90+ percent of them are Leftists and Leftists are inherently anti-Semitic?


12 posted on 06/01/2010 12:33:38 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Ingtar

Yet Jews play a prominent role in the media, all the way up through the chain of command.


13 posted on 06/01/2010 12:35:38 PM PDT by Pessimist
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Bible Prophecy?


14 posted on 06/01/2010 12:36:09 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Becuzz they are on OZero’s side.
HE is on the Muzzie side.
So....so are MSM.
What’s so hard about that?


15 posted on 06/01/2010 12:36:22 PM PDT by Flintlock
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

If I had the stomach for it (which I don’t), I’d take a look at some “palaeo” nutjob hangout like “Original Dissent” and see how they spin this as “Zionist control of the media.”


16 posted on 06/01/2010 12:37:08 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator ("Ha'aretz 'asher `avarnu vah latur 'otah, tovah ha'aretz me`od me`od!")
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“Because 90+ percent of them are Leftists and Leftists are inherently anti-Semitic?”

Therein lies the conundrum: Many of these leftists are Jewish themselves.


17 posted on 06/01/2010 12:37:17 PM PDT by Pessimist
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To: Pessimist

Mostly the secular ones. It’s a problem both within Israel and without.


18 posted on 06/01/2010 12:38:52 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

http://www.simpletoremember.com/articles/a/jews-in-the-media-hollywood/


19 posted on 06/01/2010 12:39:32 PM PDT by Pessimist
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Cause they don’t wanna hear the truth. Does not fit their agenda.


20 posted on 06/01/2010 12:40:29 PM PDT by b4its2late (Why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut save you 30 cents?)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Huh.. Did you know that the same group that sponsors these “flotillas” is the same group that sponsored the “Millenium Bomber”? You didn’t? ABCCBSNBCCNNNYTIMES never mentioned it? Huh...


21 posted on 06/01/2010 12:41:37 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Pessimist
Well, that convinces me! Obviously our Zionist news media is attacking the "palestinians" and the Turks and it only sounds like they're attacking the Israelis!
22 posted on 06/01/2010 12:43:17 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator ("Ha'aretz 'asher `avarnu vah latur 'otah, tovah ha'aretz me`od me`od!")
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Satan hates the nation of Israel; God’s chosen people from which the Messiah came (Revelation chapter 12).

Satan has been trying to destroy them since Egypt and used Pharaoh in that attempt, about 3400-3500 years ago.

Satan is “the god of this world” (2nd Corinthians 4:3-4).

Therefore, those “of the world” hate Israel.


24 posted on 06/01/2010 12:47:53 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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Because it’s politically incorrect to give Israel’s side more than a moment’s comment. It’s like in the old South, where someone taking a Black’s side was called a n***ger-lover. Nowadays, a reporter doesn’t want to be labeled a Jew-lover.


25 posted on 06/01/2010 12:52:24 PM PDT by BusterBear
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To: Ingtar

Doesn’t fit the template.


26 posted on 06/01/2010 12:57:46 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Pessimist

Yeah, anti-semitic isn’t quite accurate, in fact I think it is a false premise. It has more to do with being unpatriotic and godless - The former precludes the lefties ability to understand patriotism of others (in this case Israel) and the sovereign right of Israel to defend itself from being destroyed. The latter dims their understanding of the simple fact that Judeo-Christian values are all encompassing and worth fighting for whatever the cost, instead of the evil Islamic menace that we are up against.


27 posted on 06/01/2010 1:00:28 PM PDT by kroll
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To: Pessimist

I have seen a lot of self-loathing among the Jews, especially those from the NE US where journalists are known to congregate. I am not sure where it comes from. I am going to guess it has to do with upbringing.


28 posted on 06/01/2010 1:09:56 PM PDT by Ingtar (If Palin were perfect, she could campaign for godhood. Since she is human, Obama's job will do.)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Have I not read that mideast/ Saudi investors have a big ownership stake in some of the major media outlets? If so, it would make sense that these sources would never give Israel a fair shake on news coverage.


29 posted on 06/01/2010 1:20:00 PM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: Pessimist

What’s your point?


30 posted on 06/01/2010 1:23:54 PM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: Ingtar
Sent the following email addressed to the Turkish Embassy Washington DC at contact@turkishembassy.org: As an American citizen and as a non-Jew I am disgusted with the Turkish government's attack upon Israel and support for the terrorist government of Hamas. Since the Turkish government is leading the charge against Israel, I object most strenuously to the continued presence of Turkish Embassy staff on American soil. I want you all out of my country immediately. Unfortunately, no one in the White House or at the State Department has the guts to kick you the hell out of Washington and New York. Diplomat or no diplomat, if I was in office you would all have been packed onto a C-130 transport by now, hands tied behind your backs, red-eyeing it straight back to Istanbul. And any U.S. government lawyer who objected to my decision on legal grounds would be accompanying you on the flight. You can file your objection with the United Nations after you get home.
31 posted on 06/01/2010 1:39:46 PM PDT by 4Runner
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Why is the Media Neglecting Israel’s Side of the Flotilla Attack?

The general MSM description of the Israeli Special Forces work as
an “assault” or “attack” has been jaw-dropping.

Well, not for me, but surely for some supporters of Israel here in the USA.

The muted comments of The White House probably show that The Anointed One
(aka Messiah) is listening to some of the few rational remarks from
Rahm-Bo seeing how about 60% of Americans support Israel (and understand
the WorldWide Islamic Jihad).


32 posted on 06/01/2010 1:40:35 PM PDT by VOA
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Come on, that’s too easy. The Democrat Ministry of Propaganda does what Obama expects them to do; and he’s attempting to cultivate the Arabs.


33 posted on 06/01/2010 1:48:48 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

The MSM is anti-Semite and pro-Islamic Terrorist....that is why they refuse to cover Israel’s side of the story


34 posted on 06/01/2010 3:16:22 PM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (JD Hayworth for Senate ..... jdforsenate.com)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

I’ll leave it to you to explain the dynamics of this. But fact are facts.


35 posted on 06/02/2010 7:06:08 AM PDT by Pessimist
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To: kroll

Interesting point re the anti-patriotism. I think you’re on to something there.

But isn’t “godless” an oxymoron when discussing a religion?


36 posted on 06/02/2010 7:07:36 AM PDT by Pessimist
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To: Lee'sGhost

That Jews are hugely over represented in the media business.


37 posted on 06/02/2010 7:08:22 AM PDT by Pessimist
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To: Pessimist
I’ll leave it to you to explain the dynamics of this. But fact are facts.

Actually, the burden is on people like you to explain why the "Zionist" media is against Zionism.

38 posted on 06/02/2010 7:41:10 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator ("Ha'aretz 'asher `avarnu vah latur 'otah, tovah ha'aretz me`od me`od!")
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To: Pessimist

So?


39 posted on 06/02/2010 7:45:59 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

How would I know? I’m not a Jew, and I frankly do not understand their apparent support for their enemies.


40 posted on 06/02/2010 7:57:34 AM PDT by Pessimist
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To: Lee'sGhost

So it is not a myth that they largely control that industry.


41 posted on 06/02/2010 7:59:05 AM PDT by Pessimist
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To: Pessimist

So?


42 posted on 06/02/2010 10:04:44 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Completly and willingly egnoring that Israel was within their rights.

67. Merchant vessels flying the flag of neutral States may not be attacked unless they:

(a) are believed on reasonable grounds to be carrying contraband or BREACHING A BLOCKADE, and after prior warning they intentionally and clearly refuse to stop, or intentionally and clearly resist visit, search or capture;
(b) engage in belligerent acts on behalf of the enemy;
(c) act as auxiliaries to the enemy s armed forces;
(d) are incorporated into or assist the enemy s intelligence system;
(e) sail under convoy of enemy warships or military aircraft; or
(f) otherwise make an effective contribution to the enemy s military action, e.g., by carrying military materials, and it is not feasible for the attacking forces to first place passengers and crew in a place of safety. Unless circumstances do not permit, they are to be given a warning, so that they can re-route, off-load, or take other precautions.

More here:

http://www.icrc.org/ihl.nsf/385ec082b509e76c41256739003e636d/7694fe2016f347e1c125641f002d49ce


43 posted on 06/02/2010 10:11:50 AM PDT by NavyCanDo (Palin will see the Potomac from Her House)
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“But isn’t “godless” an oxymoron when discussing a religion?”

Ah! I distinguish between ‘born to a religion’ and being religious - so the notion of ‘Jewish’ is interpreted as being born as one rather than being a practicing one and the distinction becomes clear. Of course, this definition makes almost everyone in America a Christian, which is understandably questionable. The atheists, agnostics and assorted riffraff obviously do not qualify as one irrespective of their religion of birth. Or perhaps I am rambling and you were being merely rhetorical?


44 posted on 06/02/2010 6:50:07 PM PDT by kroll
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To: NavyCanDo

Thanks!Thats enlightening.... I was under the assumption that Israel was in violation of international law when they boarded the ‘peace-activists’ but apparently not! Should be a useful riposte to some of the lefties that surround me at work (some of them , lo and behold.... jewish). It would be instructive to delve into the precise legalities though, because I don’t quite why Israel isn’t using this argument more forcefully.


45 posted on 06/02/2010 7:22:06 PM PDT by kroll
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