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Meet the Legal Wonks Who Brought Down the Flotilla
Commentary Magizine ^
| Alana Goodman
Posted on 08/23/2011 6:31:20 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
At a radical left-wing coffee shop in Washington, D.C. last month, Code Pink founder and Freedom Flotilla II passenger Medea Benjamin woefully recounted the moment she realized her boat, the Audacity of Hope, wouldnt be legally permitted to leave a port in Greece to sail to Gaza.
There was something called a complaint that was put against our boat, Benjamin explained to a crowd of anti-Israel activists stuffed into the back room of the restaurant.
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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: codepink; flotilla; greece; israel; lawfare; medeabenjamin
So, this explains the strategy used to sink the flotillas before they set sail to undermine Israel.
Thank goodness the flotilla radicals were foiled. We still have the issue of Egyptians permitting terrorists to walk over the border to attack Israel and strain relations with the Egyptian military.
I applaud the Israelis.
How do you like having your own tactics used against you.
Sucks, doesn’t it.
Now go back home and play in your s##t-pile.
posted on 08/23/2011 6:38:26 AM PDT
(It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
To: roaddog727; Quix
So glad this flotilla freak circus was undermined and stopped.
Glad Rick Perry got to help, too.
I love it when patriotic, pro-Israel Jews clean the clocks of self-hating, anti-Semitic Jews.
posted on 08/23/2011 6:51:34 AM PDT
by Jack Hydrazine
(It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
Medea Benjamin is a boil on the butt of humanity. Let’s hope when America is rescued from the crazy leftists in 2012, Benjamin and her cohorts are held responsible for their subversive behavior.
It may seem a little weird that the governor of Texas would be one of the first people Darshan-Leitner approached to help with the plan. But she explained that Perry was enthusiastically on-board with the cause ever since he met her on a trip to Israel.
I once spoke at a mission that Perry took part in, in Israel, she said. And he approached me and said, I love what you do. Its amazing what you do. If you ever need help combating Israels enemies, Im here to assist.
I am impressed. I doubt Perry's forthright support for Shurat HaDin, Darshan-Leitner, and Israel will gain him many Jewish votes. This could have easily turned into a political embarrassment for this ambitious politician. Strikes me as the action of someone with guts who backs his convictions with action. Either that or he has a rash streak. I will keep watching him to find out for myself which is the closest the the truth.
posted on 08/23/2011 7:09:03 AM PDT
by Jeff F
a crowd of anti-Israel activists stuffed into the back room of the restaurant.
A claymore would have been such a huge benefit to this nation!
posted on 08/23/2011 7:14:40 AM PDT
by W. W. SMITH
(Islam is an instrument of enslavement)
Which is why Shurat HaDins tactics are so refreshing. Theres something immensely satisfying in outthinking and outmaneuvering the enemy.
"Every battle is won or lost before it is ever fought."
- - Sun Tsu: "The Art of War"
posted on 08/23/2011 7:52:04 AM PDT
(ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
This raises Perry a couple of notches in my estimation.
posted on 08/23/2011 8:00:42 AM PDT
by Tea Party Hobbit
(The RINOs lack all conviction, and the Dems are full of passionate intensity)
To: Tea Party Hobbit
I absolutely concur. I love Palin, respect Cain, but had issues with Perry. This I put on the positive side of of the scales.
Next, Shurat HaDin lawyers discovered American flotilla activists were potentially in violation of the Neutrality Act, which prohibits U.S. citizens from taking part in a hostile act against an allied country. So we approached the Attorney General of the United States to fix it. And we also got Gov. Rick Perry to write a letter to Eric Holder, said Darshan-Leitner. It may seem a little weird that the governor of Texas would be one of the first people Darshan-Leitner approached to help with the plan. But she explained that Perry was enthusiastically on-board with the cause ever since he met her on a trip to Israel. I once spoke at a mission that Perry took part in, in Israel, she said. And he approached me and said, I love what you do. Its amazing what you do. If you ever need help combating Israels enemies, Im here to assist.
To: Tea Party Hobbit
He’s not afraid of the Left. They hate him in Texas and get nowhere fast. In other ways, he’s got to be kept in check by Texans. But they all need to be watched even if they name themselves constitutionalists.
We let Bush and Rove get away with doing far too much damage to the GOP in Rove’s push of Rinos and against conservatives, to the constitution and to the Nation, economically.
Never again, for me! I am going to be a royal pain in the butt to unquestioning supporters even if “our guy” gets in office!
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posted on 08/23/2011 5:33:24 PM PDT
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Thank you for this delightful article!
posted on 08/24/2011 7:21:38 AM PDT
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posted on 08/26/2011 5:06:37 PM PDT
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