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Deadly Anarchy on the "Freedom Flotilla" (TOTAL INSANITY AT SEA)
WND ^ | July 7 2010 | Franklin Raff

Posted on 07/07/2011 4:34:47 AM PDT by golux

...When overtaken it was found to be at full throttle and on autopilot with no one in the wheelhouse

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When questioned, passengers and crew affirmed alternately "we are all captains" and identified the captain as "Mr. Northstar," in reference to the Northstar autopilot unit. The captain has not yet identified him or herself

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This single (to my knowledge unprecedented) set of deadly chicaneries, ending with the "secret captain" ruse, comprise – where to start? – a blanket violation of every written and unwritten Law of the Sea

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Sadly, there's more...

The Tahrir is towed back to port. Many of the activists are arrested and released.

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"There is no electricity on the boat, and the stench of diesel is strong in the cabin of the Tahrir."

He refers first to a serious "Gass," then "diesel leak from the impact of being brought into port."

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And yet the primary concern of the activists is first to blame the coast guard for returning them to the safety of port (one lady from Denmark yells at the Greeks: "Israeli soldiers! We don't like you!") and then to make all haste to again defy coast guard orders in order to transit half the Mediterranean in a disabled, substandard deathtrap with a cowardly, homicidal "captain" (who will surely lose his licenses and endorsements for life once his identity is known).

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The admitted actions of the activists of the Tahrir are already, in aggregate, so blatantly unsafe, so in violation of standard maritime practice and basic seamanship, so utterly unacceptable as to be almost unbelievable...

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel
KEYWORDS: boat; flotilla; gaza; israel; napl

1 posted on 07/07/2011 4:34:58 AM PDT by golux
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To: Dengar01

Ping.

These guys need their own show on Animal Planet.


2 posted on 07/07/2011 4:49:28 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves. Tocqueville)
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To: golux

Sounds like it wouldn’t have taken much to eliminate them and make it look like pure stupidity.


3 posted on 07/07/2011 4:50:36 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: golux

...”we are all captains”.

Fan-friggin-tastic... that means they can all go down with the ship.


4 posted on 07/07/2011 4:57:33 AM PDT by Common Sense 101
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To: golux

-——one lady from Denmark -——

Denmark is full of Palestinians and Lebanese. Plus, she is no lady

This is very rich...... the junk tub capitaned by Spartacus was thwarted.


5 posted on 07/07/2011 5:01:17 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: golux

ROFL!!!


6 posted on 07/07/2011 5:03:42 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: golux

“We are all captains!”

ROFLMAO!!!!


7 posted on 07/07/2011 5:08:38 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Imagine.... a world without islam.)
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To: golux

Hmmm... wonder if they wanted to die at sea, or watch their flotilla explode in a fiery blaze, knowing the Israelis would be blamed?

Sounds like everything was in place for that boat to light up on its own, with everyone on board aware of it.


8 posted on 07/07/2011 5:10:13 AM PDT by AnglePark
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To: Common Sense 101

Is this like a gay pride parade on water?


9 posted on 07/07/2011 5:13:47 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch (*It does not matter how fast you go. It is how slow you can go, and still win. ~ Juan Manuel Fangio)
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To: AnglePark

The Israelis are too busy busting a gut in laughter to fire on this bunch!!

This is the best laugh I`ve had in a couple days!! :-D


10 posted on 07/07/2011 5:16:45 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Imagine.... a world without islam.)
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To: AnglePark

They should have been towed 20 miles out, for the safety of the port/others, and then left on their own, singing anarchist and communist songs as they explode and sink.


11 posted on 07/07/2011 5:23:40 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: Pan_Yan

Maybe a spin-off of Gilligans Island, only with a cast of sunstroked aging hippies, and trust fund marxists

Can you see Ayers and Dohrn and as Thurston Howell III and Lovie?

Maybe Janeane Garofolo as Mary Ann?


12 posted on 07/07/2011 5:35:20 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: silverleaf
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13 posted on 07/07/2011 5:40:06 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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14 posted on 07/07/2011 5:43:10 AM PDT by SJackson (Normal people don't sit cross-legged on the floor and bang on drums, WI State Sen Glenn Grothman (R))
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To: golux

Ship of Fools.


15 posted on 07/07/2011 5:45:51 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: exit82

Kinda reminds me of the Star Trek next Generation episode where the Enterprise engineer was captured by stupid aliens because they couldn’t make their ship work.


16 posted on 07/07/2011 5:49:58 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

‘morning,cc.

With the Muslim world awash in petrodollars, this ship is the best they could do for the “flotilla”?

The useful idiots for the Jew haters deserve every bit of it.


17 posted on 07/07/2011 6:00:49 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: Common Sense 101; ScottinVA; Kenny Bunk

Israel is already being blamed for sabotaging the flotilla. Had they gotten out of port and gone down there would have been a world outcry and stories about hook-nosed submarines...


18 posted on 07/07/2011 6:11:12 AM PDT by golux
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To: golux

“...and identified the captain as “Mr. Northstar,”

Yeah, and I bet the Ship’s Doctor is “Dr. Feelgood.”


19 posted on 07/07/2011 6:12:36 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down!)
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To: golux
Say what you will about the French, they know how to handle these matters...


20 posted on 07/07/2011 6:20:51 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: golux

If these useful idiots insist on getting underway in a floating deathtrap like this, why stop them??

This appears to be a self-correcting problem....


21 posted on 07/07/2011 6:38:56 AM PDT by Bean Counter (Your what hurts??)
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To: exit82

Heh.

Indeed, with the Islamic world awash in petrodollars, one would think they could afford a better class of villain.

Of course, though, these are flunkies, and we all know what that flunkies are usually where the villain/supervillains trip up. Or, like the poor schmucks on Star Trek: TOS, who were usually Ensigns, and wore the red tunic.


22 posted on 07/07/2011 6:40:20 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (America is the land of opportunity; live in it. -Bruce Campbell)
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To: exit82

Even the Arabs are laughing at these clowns.


23 posted on 07/07/2011 6:47:01 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: cripplecreek

A memorable episode.

“Make...it...go.”


24 posted on 07/07/2011 6:56:20 AM PDT by ctdonath2
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To: ctdonath2
"Samaritan Snare"

Make it go.

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25 posted on 07/07/2011 7:06:52 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: golux

Liberals like this seek death, both for themselves and others.

It’s part of their rebellion against G-d, and the reason they are liberals.


26 posted on 07/07/2011 8:39:48 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: AppyPappy

What makes you say the Arabs are laughing at them?


27 posted on 07/07/2011 9:53:27 AM PDT by golux
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To: golux

This was hilarious, if only all “flotilla” rub a dub dubbers can end so hilariously. Sorta reminds me of the Arks of the Covenant hitting the Philistines and they returned it with a stack of gold hemorrhoids!


28 posted on 07/07/2011 9:58:08 AM PDT by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: golux

This was hilarious, if only all “flotilla” rub a dub dubbers can end like this. Sorta reminds me of the Ark of the Covenant hitting the Philistines and they returned it with a stack of gold hemorrhoids!


29 posted on 07/07/2011 9:58:55 AM PDT by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: golux

This was hilarious, if only all “flotilla” rub a dub dubbers can end like this. Sorta reminds me of the Ark of the Covenant hitting the Philistines and they returned it with a stack of gold hemorrhoids!


30 posted on 07/07/2011 9:58:55 AM PDT by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: Karliner

GRRRR a rare triple post, GRRRRR


31 posted on 07/07/2011 10:53:15 AM PDT by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: golux; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
When you sail for Gaza, Darwin sails with you.


32 posted on 07/07/2011 11:44:44 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: golux

Just wait ‘til they try the secret pilot stunt on their own chartered jet for the fly-in campaign. It’ll be like Flight 93, only with the complete cooperation of all on board.


33 posted on 07/07/2011 3:49:33 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today)
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To: golux

Just wait ‘til they try the secret pilot stunt on their own chartered jet for the fly-in campaign. It’ll be like Flight 93, only with the complete cooperation of all on board.


34 posted on 07/07/2011 3:49:44 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks golux.


35 posted on 07/07/2011 5:20:50 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: golux

Brainless and penniless. These organizers probably had very little cash, so they hired the cheapest ships they could find. IIRC last time too, they were trying to bring in stuff like expired medications and the like, again pointing to lack of money. They load some old junked medicines which should have been incinerated and claim it is to help the Palestinians. It is all for show. Cheap ships, junk cargo, and a bunch of Jew haters all simply trying to break a legal blockade and get themselves and others into harms way.


36 posted on 07/08/2011 11:33:19 AM PDT by monkeyshine
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To: golux
Like wow, dude, we can do our righteous duty to the planet without all that maritime terminology because the sea is so beautiful and peaceful, despite what George Bush did to it like, Dude we were just trying to get like the supplies to Gaza, but then this concert like came up, and we couldn't like actually go, so we set the Northstar and slaved it to the GPS, figuring on catching up with the boat after the concert but we were like too wasted and and all so we missed the catch-up boat but Sandra said it was OK and diesel fuel isn't like really all that explosive and since our boat (Sandra's Boat actually) was on a straight course the other boat things could get our of its way and its insured with Progressive whose owner understands these horrible things the Israelis are doing to the Palestinians so that insurance problem isn't like real, you know what I am saying?

All of this will become clear during Obama's second term.

37 posted on 07/08/2011 12:45:36 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (America. Could be too late to fix anything. And just a wee bit too early to start shooting.)
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To: bert
the junk tub capitaned by Spartacus was thwarted.

Well done sir, well done.

38 posted on 07/08/2011 12:53:22 PM PDT by 11Bush
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To: SunkenCiv; golux; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Well me hearty buckos, there’s Cretans and then there are Cretins. At sea is the wrong place for them to meet.


39 posted on 07/08/2011 12:54:06 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (America. Could be too late to fix anything. And just a wee bit too early to start shooting.)
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