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Code Pink's Medea Benjamin Arrested at Home of Blackwater/Xe Founder Erik Prince
Friday, August 20, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 08/20/2010 8:44:31 PM PDT by kristinn

Terrorist support and Code Pink co-founder Susan "Medea" Benjamin was arrested tonight at the home of Xe founder (formerly Blackwater) Erik Prince, according to a press release posted by Code Pink.

Erik Prince was not home, having left the United States for Abu Dhabi. Inexplicably, Benjamin was let in the house according to the press release. When Benjamin revealed the true nature of her visit Mrs. Prince threw her out of the house.

CODEPINK cofounder Medea Benjamin and other DC area activists were detained at the home of Blackwater Founder Erik Prince. The group dropped by to deliver a letter urging Prince not to flee the US to extradition-free UAE. His move, though couched by his PR team as a much needed break from the US would in fact eliminate the possibilities that he could be held accountable for the crimes perpetrated by Blackwater while under his control. Benjamin was invited into the Prince home, she then proceeded to explain to Prince's wife why she was delivering the letter; Mrs. Prince then pushed Benjamin out the door and told her to "leave the house immediately". Police soon arrived, entered the house to speak with the Prince family. While statements were being taken by other eyewitnesses, Benjamin was quickly hand-cuffed and arrested.

This stunt by Code Pink marks a new low in their harassment of individuals at their homes.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 201008; 20100820; abudhabi; benjamin; blackwater; codepink; erikprince; globalexchange; greenparty; letter; medeabenjamin; xe

1 posted on 08/20/2010 8:44:37 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

These Code Pinkos know no boundaries or limits. They are truly low and vile.


2 posted on 08/20/2010 8:47:01 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: kristinn

Book ‘er Danno!!!


3 posted on 08/20/2010 8:47:09 PM PDT by SierraWasp ("Contempt of Congress?" Forget it! I'm in contempt of government! All illegitimate levels!!!)
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To: kristinn

Why’s he waiting? Why isn’t Erik already in the UAE? If Code Pink can visit him so can “thuh occifers.”


4 posted on 08/20/2010 8:51:28 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: kristinn

She needs to be tried for treason. She is a worthless POS.


5 posted on 08/20/2010 8:51:45 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: kristinn
While statements were being taken by other eyewitnesses, Benjamin was quickly hand-cuffed and arrested.

Arrested for what? She apparently was let into the house and stated why she was there.

6 posted on 08/20/2010 8:52:27 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: kristinn
Bang!


7 posted on 08/20/2010 8:53:44 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: SierraWasp

Tase her Bro!


8 posted on 08/20/2010 8:54:33 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Prokopton

Maybe she wouldn’t leave. She sure didn’t leave the property.


9 posted on 08/20/2010 8:54:47 PM PDT by kara37
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To: kristinn
Pity the home owner didn't take the opportunity to shoot her.
10 posted on 08/20/2010 8:55:17 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (Northern flags in South winds flutter...)
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To: kristinn

Castle Doctrine.

“She came into my house and attacked me and tried to kill me. I told to stop.”


11 posted on 08/20/2010 8:55:45 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: Prokopton

Don’t expect Code Pink to give the full story.


12 posted on 08/20/2010 8:55:57 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Rules will never work for radicals because they seek chaos. And don't even know it.)
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To: kristinn

This dumb biatch needs to get a hobby. Making a living off off the blood of American military personnel is hateful.


13 posted on 08/20/2010 8:56:35 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (DemocRATS! America's Taliban!)
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To: eyedigress

Was she calling for Obama’s impeachment for his escalation in Afghanistan?


14 posted on 08/20/2010 8:56:48 PM PDT by whence911 (Here illegally? Go home. Get in line!)
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To: kristinn

Will Pelosi investigate?


15 posted on 08/20/2010 8:58:29 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: freekitty

She’s a nut!


16 posted on 08/20/2010 8:58:30 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: Prokopton

I have no problem with her being arrested. BTW, Code Pink said they’ll have a You Tube video up soon.


17 posted on 08/20/2010 8:59:51 PM PDT by kristinn (Since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: Prokopton
Exactly, why was she there, what did the letter actually say? I'm sure she didn't leave when asked, these people never leave and tend to provoke. These are some of the most out-to-lunch, rude, and awful people.
18 posted on 08/20/2010 9:00:33 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: rockrr

I wouldn’t wanna be the one to skin search/cavity search that witch!!! Yuck!!! (I mean’t the cavity in her cranium really)


19 posted on 08/20/2010 9:00:45 PM PDT by SierraWasp ("Contempt of Congress?" Forget it! I'm in contempt of government! All illegitimate levels!!!)
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To: whence911

There is no telling what that nut-job was doing. She was obviously putting herself above law and order. That is jail every-time.


20 posted on 08/20/2010 9:05:38 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Frantzie
"She came into my house and attacked me and tried to kill me. I told to stop"

Too much info. Regardless of the circumstances say this and not a peep more: I feared for my life, I want to talk to a lawyer.


21 posted on 08/20/2010 9:11:14 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: kristinn

Benjamin is really lucky she was not shot.


22 posted on 08/20/2010 9:12:09 PM PDT by ronnyquest (There's a communist living in the White House! Now, what are you going to do about it?)
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To: mylife

Look up her background. It goes a long way towards explaining why she is such a moonbat.


23 posted on 08/20/2010 9:17:30 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: kristinn
Benjamin was invited into the Prince home, she then proceeded to explain to Prince's wife why she was delivering the letter; Mrs. Prince then pushed Benjamin out the door and told her to "leave the house immediately"

Beware of freaks bearing gifts, or letters. Mrs. Prince needs to be more careful. Wonder if the letter was a warning from Tehran or just the usual leftwing drivel and fake subpoenas?

24 posted on 08/20/2010 9:18:58 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Exactly....Like when these Code PinkO monsters would go to disrupt Congressional inquires...


25 posted on 08/20/2010 9:20:36 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: kristinn

I just talked to the man who got Mr Prince his appointement to BUDS school, andhehad nothing but praise for him.

THat womyn needs to go to jail for a LONG time to think of how she was so lucky she wasn’t shot.


26 posted on 08/20/2010 9:21:54 PM PDT by RaceBannon (RON PAUL: THE PARTY OF TRUTHERS, TRAITORS AND UFO CHASERS!!!)
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To: jakerobins

Can you imagine the screaming if someone on the right behaved in the same way? We’d be hearing about it all day for 6 months.


27 posted on 08/20/2010 9:26:54 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

I dont think I want to waste my time LoL


28 posted on 08/20/2010 9:27:19 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: kristinn
SEPTEMBER 24, 2008 PM : (NY CITY : OBAMA CAMPAIGN STAFFER JODIE EVANS LEADS A DELEGATION OF ANTI-AMERICAN LEFTIST GROUPS {INCLUDING MEDEA BENJAMIN, BRIAN BECKER, LESLIE CAGAN, LARRY HOLMES & RAMSEY ClARK} TO VISIT WHACKJOB IRANIAN PRESIDENT AHMADINEJAD IN NY-- See CODE PINK, MEDEA BENJAMIN {--FOUNDER OF GLOBAL EXCHANGE; See CUBA, WWP, CODE PINK, NION, POWER COMPANIES, RANGEL [D-NY], MFSO, MARLA RUZICKA}, BRIAN BECKER, LESLIE CAGAN {Member of MFS [see IPS,VVAW & PCPJ]; PFAW; 1996 Co-Chair of NNOC [see CISPES] Co-Chair of UFPJ; NION signer; Founder of Committees of Correspondence [see CPUSA] Associated with the VECEMEROS BRIGADES [OFFSHOOT OF SDS?, FUNDED & TRAINED BY CUBAN INTELLIGENCE]} ) A founding member of the campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois met in New York City tonight with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Jodie Evans, who co-hosted Obama's first major fundraiser in Hollywood in February 2007 just after Obama announced his candidacy and is a top fundraiser and donor to Obama's campaign, led a delegation of leftist anti-American groups that held a private meeting near the United Nations. The stated purpose of the meeting was to "serve as an opening for diplomatic resolution" to prevent war between Iran and the United States.
The government of Iran is listed as a state sponsor of terrorism by the State Department and is strongly believed to be developing nuclear weapons.
Obama has stated that he would be willing to meet with Ahmadinejad and other enemies of the United States without conditions. Evans [ALSO] met with Obama in Beverly Hills last week at an exclusive $28,500 per person fundraiser. Obama has come under heavy criticism from military families and troops support organizations over his alliance with Evans.
Evans is co-founder of the pro-terrorist group Code Pink and works with state sponsors of terrorism to undermine America in the war on terror. She also has publicly announced her support for the terrorists in Iraq, her sympathy for Osama bin Laden and her "love" of Hugo Chavez.
Given Evans' closeness to regular contacts with Obama and his campaign, it is fair to ask if she is acting as an intermediary for Obama.... Others attending the meeting with [Iranian President] Ahmadinejad included anti-American activists who support the terrorists in Iraq and work anti-American governments: Medea Benjamin, Brian Becker, Leslie Cagan, Larry Holmes and Ramsey Clark.The press release announcing the meeting can be found here [http://forpeace.net/news/2008/09/24/convenes-meeting-peace-activists-and-president-ahmadinejad]. ------- "Top Obama Campaign Member Met With Ahmadinejad in New York Tonight," Wednesday, September 24, 2008 | Kristinn Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 10:42:49 PM by kristinn.
29 posted on 08/20/2010 9:27:23 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: kristinn
Incredible. How much lower can Medea Benjamin and her lefty female thugs sink?

30 posted on 08/20/2010 9:32:08 PM PDT by bd476
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To: DJ MacWoW
Raoul turned his attention to the woman's puppetmaster, Medea Benjamin. "Medea," he said, "You lived in Cuba. You wrote for a Cuban newspaper." Medea interrupted, saying, "That's not about that here." Raoul continued, "You wrote a book called Cuba, Thoughts about Revolution, by Medea Benjamin. The book can be found on Amazon. C'mon, Medea, what is it? Are you a peace activist or are you a revolutionary. ?" Medea took off without answering. The crowd remained and closed in on Raoul. A state trooper intervened and told the protesters to back off, which they did. The media was there for the confrontation with Medea. Let's see what they choose to report.-----Code Pinko Medea Benjamin Flees When Confronted by Doctor Raoul at Dover AFB Sunday, March 14, 2004 | Kristinn Posted on 03/14/2004 2:06:38 PM PST by kristinn
31 posted on 08/20/2010 9:32:34 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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In June [2009], her [top Obama donor and fundraiser Jodie Evans's] fellow Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin hand carried a letter out of Gaza from the terrorist group Hamas addressed to Obama. ------ "Jane Fonda: Obama Funder Jodie Evans Met With Taliban; Code Pink Gives Terrorists Direct Line to O," Big Government ^ | Tuesday, Noveber 17, 2009 | Kristinn Taylor and Andrea Shea King , Posted on 11/17/2009 5:27:13 PM PST by kristinn
32 posted on 08/20/2010 9:43:55 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Of course....If someone broke into Nancy Pelosi’s house in SF...(Ughh can’t imagine breaking into the unholiest of Unholies!) They would be Nazi Stormtoopers/Racist....


33 posted on 08/20/2010 9:50:55 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: eyedigress

Code Pink’ers are really “Commie RED”. (and really ugly)


34 posted on 08/20/2010 9:54:07 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.)
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To: kristinn

I would have preferred a headline that said “Head of Code Pink shot trying to break into home”.

We used to shoot traitors, didn’t we?


35 posted on 08/20/2010 10:01:12 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: kristinn

Code Pink went out of style with the Iraq Victory & MoveOn.Org. Now that Obama is in the White House the media could care less about them.


36 posted on 08/20/2010 10:09:56 PM PDT by eaglestar
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To: freekitty
Any Code Pinko trying to enter my home would be staring at the business end of my "peacemaker"... Ithaca pump-style. I have a sneaking suspicion that they'd leave without a struggle. There's something innately unnerving and utterly convincing about the appearance of a tiny, bright red laser dot on the bridge of one's nose. Worth a thousand words, even.

8^O

37 posted on 08/20/2010 10:23:31 PM PDT by Gargantua (Palin~Bachman 2010... Just call 'em "Pa-Bach")
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To: kristinn
With a business like Xe... Erik Prince doesn't have several "employees" securing his home and screening visitors??

Maybe 6 or so German Shepherds wandering the grounds??

His wife actually answers the door??

38 posted on 08/20/2010 11:16:48 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: DTogo

I would have loved it if this bi*ch came in and the Prince’s had a Rottweiler.

“Meet my dog.”


39 posted on 08/20/2010 11:33:23 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: kristinn

GOOD, throw away the key!


40 posted on 08/20/2010 11:40:15 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85 -Happy B'day Daddy 2/20/23)
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To: DTogo

Maybe Medea didn’t notice all the little red dots on her forehead.


41 posted on 08/20/2010 11:59:25 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: kristinn
Erik Prince was not home, having left the United States for Abu Dhabi.

Code pinkers tipping their buddies in the Middle East off?

42 posted on 08/21/2010 12:02:39 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: kristinn

I am confused as to why she was arrested if she was let in and then left when asked to leave.


43 posted on 08/21/2010 12:46:02 AM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Persevero
I am confused as to why she was arrested if she was let in and then left when asked to leave.

Do you believe the Code Pink press release?

44 posted on 08/21/2010 12:53:06 AM PDT by Chunga (I Have Supported J.D. Since The Day He Announced)
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To: Chunga

“Do you believe the Code Pink press release? “

I didn’t see any other version of events. I am open to hearing what really went on.

It’s just if you are asked to leave, and you leave, I don’t think you should be arrested. Maybe that isn’t what happened.


45 posted on 08/21/2010 1:04:15 AM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: kristinn

If I ruled the world, Susan Benjamin would have been tossed in jail long ago and the key would be at the bottom of the Potomac somewhere.


46 posted on 08/21/2010 1:20:59 AM PDT by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: Persevero
It’s just if you are asked to leave, and you leave, I don’t think you should be arrested.

There are a number of scenarios in which I'd press charges in that situation. For starters, if someone entered my house under any false pretense, and I asked them to leave (or forced them out of the house) after realizing it, I'd call the cops once they were out the door if I hadn't done it sooner.

If they loitered at my door or on my property after I told them to leave I'd call the cops immediately.

If they had been insulting or attempted to be intimidating to any member of my family or raised their voice while on my property, after I got them out the door I'd call the cops immediately.

I'd press charges in all the above scenarios. I have no tolerance for demented, wackjob assholes on my property at any time. I would look for reasons to call the police if anyone from Code Pink got in my house for any reason.

47 posted on 08/21/2010 2:32:39 AM PDT by Chunga (I Have Supported J.D. Since The Day He Announced)
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To: kristinn

Klan Pink members have lost brain cells and eggs.


48 posted on 08/21/2010 4:24:58 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; ...

Thanks kristinn.


49 posted on 08/21/2010 12:59:08 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("The bad jazz a cat blows wails long after he's cut out." -- Lord Buckley)
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To: SunkenCiv; kristinn

Thanks.


50 posted on 08/21/2010 1:05:56 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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