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Code Felon? Code Pink's Medea Benjamin Threatens Wife of Xe/Blackwater Founder Erik Prince
Big Peace ^ | Wednesday, August 25, 2010 | Kristinn Taylor and Andrea Shea King

Posted on 08/25/2010 7:17:53 AM PDT by kristinn

Susan “Medea” Benjamin, co-founder of the anti-American, pro-terrorist Obama and Jerry Brown-funding group Code Pink, has publicly threatened the wife of Xe Services (formerly Blackwater) founder Erik Prince for having her arrested for trespassing at the Prince family home in McLean, Virginia on Friday.

In an article first published Monday at the leftist site Alternet, Benjamin wrote about the incident at the Prince home where she and other Code Pink activists went to protest Erik Prince for recently relocating to Abu Dhabi. Benjamin ends the article with a threat urging Mrs. Prince to drop the charges or face further harassment.

Will her husband, a man who shuns publicity, tell her that she is crazy to pick a public fight with CODEPINK (or Pinkwater, as we now call ourselves) and make her drop the charges? Will I be able to sue her for false arrest?

Benjamin’s article also was published at The Huffington Post Monday night, headlined “Blackwater vs. Pinkwater: The Wife of Erik Prince Picks a Fight With CODEPINK.” That’s right, the headline blames the victim. Benjamin describes what happened when Code Pink arrived at the Prince home. The text was the same in both articles.

But when we got there, to our surprise we could see through the window that the house was full of people and furniture. There were no moving boxes, no empty rooms. Could the new owners have settled in so quickly? Curious, I rang the doorbell and before I knew it, I was invited in and found myself inside the living room with a bunch of young children and several adults, who turned out to be grandma, grandpa and wife Joanna Prince.

The rest happened very quickly. Joanna asked who I was and why I was there. I asked the same questions: Was this the Prince family and if so, why weren’t they in Abu Dhabi? She freaked, told the grandparents to call the police, and she pushed me out the door.

Benjamin can be seen in a YouTube video that Code Pink posted, being shoved out the front door of the Prince home.

At the conclusion of both articles, Benjamin threatens Prince’s wife with further harassment and a lawsuit:

When the police arrived, Joanna Prince lied and said I’d been told to leave the house and refused. I was arrested, charged with trespassing, held for 5 hours and forced to pay $500 in bail. I have to appear in court on September 28. So does Joanna Prince. Will she show up in court or will she–like her husband–run away to Abu Dhabi? Will the court subpoena her to appear?

Will her husband, a man who shuns publicity, tell her that she is crazy to pick a public fight with CODEPINK (or Pinkwater, as we now call ourselves) and make her drop the charges? Will I be able to sue her for false arrest?

After terrorizing Mrs. Prince, her children and her children’s grandparents inside the Prince’s home, Benjamin has the gall to threaten Mrs. Prince with further harassment and legal action. The Prince family would be well-advised to seek a restraining order against Benjamin and anyone associated with Code Pink, and urge Fairfax County authorities to seek further charges against Benjamin over her public threats against Mrs. Prince. Especially since Benjamin and Code Pink have a thoroughly documented history of stalking and harassing people at their homes, workplace or out in public.

Even the mafia doesn’t go after families. But Code Pink does.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: blackwater; codepink; erikprince; medeabenjamin
You are not safe in your home from the Obama left. Will the media demand Obama call off his attack dogs? They would be all over this story if this were done by Tea Party activists.
1 posted on 08/25/2010 7:17:59 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

So tolerant & peace loving.


2 posted on 08/25/2010 7:20:04 AM PDT by proud_yank (Socialism - An Answer In Search Of A Question For Over 100 Years)
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To: kristinn

Not somebody I’d piss off.... sorry to hear about your tragic accident Medea...


3 posted on 08/25/2010 7:24:24 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: kristinn

What dope opens the door to a total stranger and invites them into the living room? Not that that excuses Benjamin’s actions but sheesh....


4 posted on 08/25/2010 7:26:59 AM PDT by tsmith130
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To: kristinn
Erik Prince - former SEAL, trainer of all Tier 1 US military units, founder of the world premier security company for use in combat zones...

Not the house or family I would want to break/trespass into their house/land.

5 posted on 08/25/2010 7:27:03 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: kristinn

My gosh! Can you imagine? This little hag shows up at the lady’s door step, is graciously invited in...then when they realize she is a fruit loop they want her out. And that makes the little hag the VICTIM? Oh, how I hope this THING gets hers in court. Ugly little critter. Needs to be locked up for a few weeks to do a little thinking.


6 posted on 08/25/2010 7:27:24 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: kristinn
Benjamin uses Mrs. Prince's decency to gain access to the home, and then bitches about it when she is discovered and ejected. She lives in a bizarro world where if the left doesn't like you, your house is their house.

I'm frankly a bit surprised that the wife of Xe's founder and CEO was not better prepared, scenario training and all. Best not to make a heroine out of Mediot Binyammerin.

7 posted on 08/25/2010 7:28:20 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: kristinn

Why is it any of Medea’s business where this family lives?

She is lucky the lady didn’t shove her face in the front door steps!


8 posted on 08/25/2010 7:29:16 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: kristinn

If you EVER get a Code Stink member inside your home, alone and unfilmed, use your best judgment ;)


9 posted on 08/25/2010 7:29:42 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: Tijeras_Slim

If she came into my house and refused to leave when told to do so, she would have heard what it sounds like when a .45 hollow-point slams into the chamber after a quick flick of my wrist.

I don’t think there would be a need for shoving.


10 posted on 08/25/2010 7:31:33 AM PDT by downtownconservative (Imam Obama has now noticed he has no clothes. His response? "That infidel Bush stole my clothes".)
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To: kristinn

Looks like she is campaigning for an Intimidating a witness charge....


11 posted on 08/25/2010 7:31:37 AM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: kristinn

“Will I be able to sue her for false arrest?”

No, you idiot. She didn’t arrest you. At best, it might be defamation, but I’d say the testimony would likely be stacked against the Pinko.

Colonel, USAFR


12 posted on 08/25/2010 7:32:10 AM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: tsmith130
“What dope opens the door to a total stranger and invites them into the living room? Not that that excuses Benjamin’s actions but sheesh....”

My first thought, too. But maybe she reflexively opened the door expecting a neighbor or relative. Or maybe Medea Benjamin said or did something that misled her — like claiming to be the babysitter or using a neighbor's name.

13 posted on 08/25/2010 7:35:58 AM PDT by July4 (Remember the price paid for your freedom.)
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To: tsmith130

I think the one who invited her in was either a child or a guest that didn’t know who she was and assumed she was a friend invited over.


14 posted on 08/25/2010 7:36:06 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: kristinn

shouldve shot the bitch...


15 posted on 08/25/2010 7:36:11 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Walkingfeather

The Nation seems to think it is also their business where this family lives...

http://www.thenation.com/blog/blackwaters-erik-prince-moving-united-arab-emirates

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“It is nobody’s business where Mr. Prince (or anyone else) chooses to live. So I’m afraid I will not be able to confirm any rumors.”

Blackwater spokesperson Mark Corallo, a trusted Prince advisor


16 posted on 08/25/2010 7:38:59 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Gilbo_3

Should have just had a couple of his employees “disappear” her.


17 posted on 08/25/2010 7:39:38 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: kristinn

Shouldn’t that be Medusa Benjamin?..............


18 posted on 08/25/2010 7:40:00 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: SJSAMPLE

If any code pinkos want a quick and loud lesson in certain State of Texas laws regarding protection of your home and property, they can hang out around my home at their own risk. That was not an invitation onto my property, but a statement of my intention to educate uninvited morons should they be stupid enough to try an pull this s* off in Texas.


19 posted on 08/25/2010 7:40:47 AM PDT by L,TOWM (The Democratic Party Platform: Lies, promulgated by Liars whose only real talent is Lying.)
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To: kristinn

They don’t do this in Castle Doctrine states.


20 posted on 08/25/2010 7:40:58 AM PDT by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: Pigsley

She can’t think or she would never have joined Code Pink. Period.


21 posted on 08/25/2010 7:42:07 AM PDT by Monkey Face (If you think health care is expensive now, wait till it's free.)
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To: jospehm20

Now now, we don’t condone that around here.

“Michael hugs Fredo and looks at Al Neri”.


22 posted on 08/25/2010 7:42:28 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: kristinn

I hope this wackjob lands in prison one of these days. She’s as nutty as that Westboro Church guy.


23 posted on 08/25/2010 7:43:14 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Professional Politicians are a Threat to the Republic! Remove them on 11-2-10!)
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To: kristinn

I’d have put a few rounds into her and called it a day.


24 posted on 08/25/2010 7:43:14 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: kristinn
Ah the joy of being uber self-righteous leftist, I am always a victim and everyone else is self-evidently wrong. Does this locality observe a "Castle-Home" standard. There is NO RIGHT to trespass and when an unwelcome visitor refuses to leave after being told to do so, that is TRESPASSING!

This is beyond hutzpah, it is behavior that needs criminal sanctions as an organization. I'd love to take these 'people' and Fred Phelp's Westboro 'Baptist' and a few other groups to a 'Lost-type' isolation. Would they be missed? Who would survive?

25 posted on 08/25/2010 7:44:49 AM PDT by SES1066 (Cycling to conserve, Conservative to save, Saving to Retire, will Retire to Cycle.)
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To: kristinn

I’m guessing Mr. Prince knows some fellows who could make this little Code Pink commie dissapear without a trace.


26 posted on 08/25/2010 7:45:16 AM PDT by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Time to Clean House.)
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To: kristinn

I’m kinda surprised that Mr. Prince doesn’t own a couple of German Shepherds that could have been relied upon to encourage Ms.Benjamin’s exit. “Release the hounds!” LOL!


27 posted on 08/25/2010 7:47:21 AM PDT by Juana la Loca
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To: alice_in_bubbaland
She’s as nutty as that Westboro Church guy.

I see that you and I think alike... smile!

28 posted on 08/25/2010 7:48:14 AM PDT by SES1066 (Cycling to conserve, Conservative to save, Saving to Retire, will Retire to Cycle.)
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To: Juana la Loca
"I’m kinda surprised that Mr. Prince doesn’t own a couple of German Shepherds that could have been relied upon to encourage Ms.Benjamin’s exit."

They do have a tendency to get the attention of uninvited guests :-)


29 posted on 08/25/2010 7:54:24 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Pigsley
My gosh! Can you imagine? This little hag shows up at the lady’s door step, is graciously invited in...then when they realize she is a fruit loop they want her out. And that makes the little hag the VICTIM? Oh, how I hope this THING gets hers in court. Ugly little critter. Needs to be locked up for a few weeks to do a little thinking.

I'm glad my wife is smarter than Mrs. Prince. Mrs. DCBryan would have blown a hole in her you could toss a cat through, place a sharpened screwdriver in her hand and gone Southpark on her: Officer: "She was coming right for us!!".

In all seriousness, Code whackos are messing with the wrong family, and lucky to get away unscathed.

30 posted on 08/25/2010 7:54:37 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (FORGET the lawyers...first kill the "journalists". (Die Ritter der Kokosnuss))
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

Ms. Benjamin then lived for some time in Fidel Castro’s Communist Cuba with her first husband, who was the coach of that country’s national basketball team. (Reflecting later on her years in Cuba, she said she had felt “like I died and went to heaven.”) Cuban authorities deported Ms. Benjamin, however, after she wrote an anti-government article in the government-run newspaper for which she worked.

Benjamin moved to San Francisco in 1983 to work for Food First / The Institute for Food and Development Policy.

In 1988 she co-founded (with Kevin Danaher) the activist organization Global Exchange, which devotes its resources and manpower to a variety of leftist causes — most notably an anti-war, anti-capitalist agenda.

Benjamin was one of the principal architects of the 1999 protests in Seattle where rampaging anti-globalization activists burned cars, smashed windows and generally sowed disorder in a failed bid to shut down a conference of the World Trade Organization. Benjamin hailed the riots, which caused millions of dollars in property damage, as “a battle cry.”

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=626


31 posted on 08/25/2010 7:58:28 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: kristinn
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Cindy Sheehan, Jodie Evans, Hugo Chavez,
Medea Benjamin [co-founder Code Pink]

Code Pink 'Bundles' for Barack, 4/14/2008

"The co-founder of the radical anti-war group Code Pink [Jodie Evans] has “bundled” more than $50,000 for Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, and pro-troops groups are demanding that he return the money."

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=25997
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From National Public Radio (NPR):
August 29, 2006
"Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been visiting countries such as China, Iran and Russia as part of an effort to build a 'strategic alliance' of interests not beholden to the United States. He considers the United States his arch enemy.":
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5729764

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REVOLUTION: Voice of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA [Maoist]

Revolution interview with ["Peace Mom"] Cindy Sheehan: October 29, 2005:
['Revolution' is the official newspaper of the Revolutionary Communist Party]
http://rwor.org/a/021/cindy-sheehan-interview.htm

32 posted on 08/25/2010 7:59:12 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: DCBryan1

Your wife needs to meet my husband. They are cut from the same cloth!

I need to learn (like Mrs. Prince) that you can’t trust anybody unless you know them.


33 posted on 08/25/2010 8:00:20 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: kristinn
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Code Pink co-founder Jodie Evans embraces commie traitor Jane Fonda
34 posted on 08/25/2010 8:02:42 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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Obama Funder 'Jodie Evans' In White House Visitor Log days after Code Pink Hamas Trip
by Kristinn Taylor and Andrea Shea King

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http://biggovernment.com/taylorking/2010/01/08/obama-funder-jodie-evans-name-in-white-house-visitor-log-days-after-code-pink-hamas-trip/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BigGovernment+%28Big+Government%29&utm_content=Twitter

35 posted on 08/25/2010 8:07:15 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Joe 6-pack
Yep.
My trio of G. S. kept the census people at the far end of the driveway and they were forced to go to the neighbors.
Who promptly told them to get lost.
36 posted on 08/25/2010 8:08:10 AM PDT by freds6girlies (many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first. Mt. 19:30. R.I.P. G & J)
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To: massgopguy

Great movie.


37 posted on 08/25/2010 8:08:27 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: kristinn

Stupid, stupid woman. Threaten the family of the man who OWNS mercenaries.


38 posted on 08/25/2010 8:09:46 AM 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: freds6girlies

I have a brace of GSDs. They do keep unwanted folks away.


39 posted on 08/25/2010 8:12:11 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: SES1066
"I'd love to take these 'people' and Fred Phelp's Westboro 'Baptist' and a few other groups to a 'Lost-type' isolation. Would they be missed? Who would survive?"

Send 'em to Coventry.

40 posted on 08/25/2010 8:14:48 AM 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: Hulka

I agree. After seeing Benjamin said person probably guessed that nobody there had ever seen an ugly stick saleswoman, especially one carrying samples on her face, and thought everybody needed to take a look.


41 posted on 08/25/2010 8:15:23 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: kristinn

Although going after someone in their own home is a tactic the left often lowers themselves too; one has to wonder how Prince’s wife or other people present didn’t realize who they were letting into the house in the first place.

Know they enemy!

Given the controversy over Blackwater, mostly fabricated by the left and CodePink, it’s incredible that they would open up the door to a sworn enemy. Complete failure and inexcusable with Blackwater being in the security/intelligence gathering business.

Let’s hope the Prince’s does not cave into Medea and her threats.


42 posted on 08/25/2010 8:26:01 AM PDT by Brytani (There Is No (D) in November! Go Allen!!! www.allenwestforcongress.com)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

“Hey everyone. . .look! The circus is in town!”


43 posted on 08/25/2010 8:37:11 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: ETL

Now I know why some tribes shrink heads.


44 posted on 08/25/2010 9:09:13 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: SJSAMPLE

LOL


45 posted on 08/25/2010 10:22:22 AM PDT by HOYA97 (twitter @hoya97)
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To: tsmith130

From the Medea Benjamin article: “... found myself inside the living room with a bunch of young children and several adults, who turned out to be grandma, grandpa and wife Joanna Prince.”

So it would seem it wasn’t Mrs. Prince who granted her entry but, more likely, a housekeeper. The butler did it!

In an earlier thread on this topic I posted that if *I* were M/M Prince, I’d have an alligator-filled moat around my house. But I guess Fairfax County wouldn’t grant them the permit. Bummer.


46 posted on 08/25/2010 10:53:11 AM PDT by EDINVA
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