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Palestinian Delegation Thanks Olympic Committee for Denying Moment of Silence to Honor Murdered
The Blaze ^ | 7/26/12 | Madeleine Morgenstern

Posted on 07/26/2012 11:08:38 AM PDT by Nachum

The head of the Palestinian Olympic delegation has thanked the International Olympic Committee for denying, again, requests to hold a moment of silence to honor the 11 Israeli athletes murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

In a letter sent Tuesday to IOC President Jacques Rogge, Jibril Rajoub said any show of solidarity with the victims would constitute “racism.” The Palestinian terror group Black September was responsible for the slayings.

“Sports are a bridge for love, communication and the spreading of peace between nations and should not be used for divisiveness and the spread of racism,” Rajoub wrote, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

A senior Palestinian Authority official told the Jerusalem Post that Palestinians are opposed to “Israel’s attempts to exploit the Olympic games for propaganda purposes.”

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: committee; delegation; israel; olympic; olympics; palestinian; unitedkingdom; waronterror
Full title: Palestinian Delegation Thanks Olympic Committee for Denying Moment of Silence to Honor Murdered Israelis
1 posted on 07/26/2012 11:08:48 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

PC has killed the Olympics. I won’t be watching.


2 posted on 07/26/2012 11:09:58 AM PDT by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: Nachum

I will not watch one single second of this farce of an olympics.


3 posted on 07/26/2012 11:10:53 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is, it is the only answer.)
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To: Lurker

Any time the Palestinians thank you, you did something wrong.


4 posted on 07/26/2012 11:13:11 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Nachum

What a joke the Olympics has become. Fostered to bring peace between nations, now it officialy disrespects murder in its own backyard.


5 posted on 07/26/2012 11:15:27 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Nachum
"This is supposed to be a happy occasion! Let's not bicker and argue over who killed who!"

(from Monty Python and the Holy Grail)

6 posted on 07/26/2012 11:15:38 AM PDT by JustCallMeFrank
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To: Nachum

Everyone in the Olympic stadium should sing Hatikva when the Israeli team come in during the opening ceremony and go dead silent for when the goons from Palis...whatever that place is called slither by.


7 posted on 07/26/2012 11:21:09 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Nachum
“Sports are a bridge for love, communication and the spreading of peace between nations and should not be used for divisiveness and the spread of racism,” Rajoub wrote, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

All the more reason to observe the moment of silence.

8 posted on 07/26/2012 11:27:32 AM PDT by Know et al (The greatest argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with a voter: Churchill)
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To: dblshot

Just don’t make a joke that involves blacks, else you’ll get booted. (see Voula Papachristou)


9 posted on 07/26/2012 11:27:40 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Nachum

Can we please ignore this and get back to bashing those HORRIBLE BIGOTS over at Chick-Fil-A???


10 posted on 07/26/2012 11:30:28 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: VanDeKoik

Three Cheers for Bob Costas - He is outraged and intends to honor the murdered Israeli athletes with his own on-air moment of silence. That would be worth watching right there, I think. As for the abominable Palestinian threat to the IOC, boos should go out for them when they walk by. They’re the racists, and proud of it!


11 posted on 07/26/2012 11:30:49 AM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Nachum

That’s Olympic “values” for ya.


12 posted on 07/26/2012 11:35:00 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: JustCallMeFrank

This is supposed to be a happy occasion!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKGjOE_7bYI


13 posted on 07/26/2012 11:35:18 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: EEGator
SCUM..pure and simple.

Words cannot express how much I detest these terrorist Palis.

14 posted on 07/26/2012 11:37:57 AM PDT by evad (It's a tax, it's a tax, it's a tax, It's a tax, it's a tax, it's a tax)
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To: dblshot

Neither will I. I wasn’t anyway due to contempt for their stupid PC theme of the “diversity olympics” but this last takes the cake. Imagine having the terrorists thank you for not showing respect to their victims-despicable.


15 posted on 07/26/2012 11:38:28 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Sioux-san

Frankly, since “they” are not even a nation, and no nation has accepted them into the fold, “they” should not be anywhere near the Olympics and the committee should have responded accordingly.

Based on the original travesty committed on the people of the world through the Olympics, and the murdered Israeli’s, “they” should have been denied “forever” on that basis alone, much less the fact that “they” are not a nation.

Same with access to the UN. The New York based Stink Farm.


16 posted on 07/26/2012 11:43:10 AM PDT by wita
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To: evad

I concur. The words I think of aren’t permissible here.


17 posted on 07/26/2012 11:45:54 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Nachum

As long as I shall live, I will never forget the sadness and anger I felt when Jim McKay said those words, “They’re all gone.”

Never Forget!


18 posted on 07/26/2012 11:46:02 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: wita

You are 100% correct - gotta wonder why the civilized world cowers once again to these proxies of Hitler’s progeny - Adolph would be so proud.


19 posted on 07/26/2012 12:03:38 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Nachum
“Sports are a bridge for love, communication and the spreading of peace between nations and should not be used for divisiveness and the spread of racism,” Rajoub wrote

Which is why, of course, the Israeli athletes were murdered during the Olympics. Because of all the love and spreading of peace...

20 posted on 07/26/2012 12:10:57 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Nachum

f’ the IOC. gutless cowards.


21 posted on 07/26/2012 12:25:01 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Nachum

“Sports are a bridge for love, communication and the spreading of peace between nations and should not be used for divisiveness and the spread of racism,” Rajoub wrote

So we should not allow muslims to participate?


22 posted on 07/26/2012 12:54:16 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: dblshot

I haven’t watched or given money to support “our” athletes for years.


23 posted on 07/26/2012 1:00:10 PM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: Nachum
Sickening, cowardly capitulation to barbarians by the IOC. And we wonder how murderous dictators ever gain power? With the willing support of cowards supposedly 'in authority', that's how. The IOC should be ashamed but that would require the ability to be embarrassed for acting like pansies.

Oh, I forgot. This is Europe. Never mind.

24 posted on 07/26/2012 1:13:12 PM PDT by Jim Scott (Obama must be defeated)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.


25 posted on 07/26/2012 2:57:27 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Nachum
“Sports are a bridge for love, communication and the spreading of peace between nations and should not be used for divisiveness and the spread of racism,”
Does the word "irony" not exist in Levantine Arabic? The Palis and commie Germans politicized the Olympics when the murdered the Israeli team.
26 posted on 07/26/2012 3:14:41 PM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: rmlew

Meanwhile, a 23 year old Greek Athlete banned for posting a “racist” joke (for which she later apologized) on her personal twitter account:

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/post/2012/07/voula-papachristou-olympic-ban/1#.UBIJ1qCDl8E

And these Iranian wrestler are allowed to compete:

http://www.iranian.com/main/2011/sep/iranians-disqualified-refusing-wrestle-israelis


27 posted on 07/26/2012 8:26:23 PM PDT by oldernittany
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To: Nachum
There's no such country as "Palestine" and there shouldn't be a "Palestinian" Olympic team.

What if the Israeli Olympic team does something during the parade of nations? What if some people in attendance spontaneously stand or become silent or something? I'm sure either one will send the Arab/moslem crybabies into a boycott.

I was fifteen years old and had just started my sophomore year in high school during the Munich games. I have never forgotten and will never forget the awful atrocity one of the PLO's branches did there.

28 posted on 07/26/2012 8:43:17 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Sioux-san
Three Cheers for Bob Costas - He is outraged and intends to honor the murdered Israeli athletes with his own on-air moment of silence. That would be worth watching right there, I think. As for the abominable Palestinian threat to the IOC, boos should go out for them when they walk by. They’re the racists, and proud of it!

Really? He's going to do that? Wow!

I have the idea that Costas is a liberal, but of course there are still a few liberals who support Israel (which they all used to do). However I may differ with his political philosophy, Bob Costas' stock just went up in my book. But then, back in the day even old time liberal Howard K. Smith was appalled when the IOC forced the Republic of China Olympic team to not use their name and flag in the games.

I always preferred ABC's Olympic coverage, but the late ABC "newsman" Peter Jennings (who was notoriously pro-PLO) never, to the end of his days, referred to the murderers as "terrorists" but only as "guerrillas." Despicable.

29 posted on 07/26/2012 8:49:09 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: oldernittany

She shouldn’t have apologized and she should have gone anyway. There was no legitimate reason to ban her for private politics. Her actions were not against Greek Law or IOC rules.


30 posted on 07/27/2012 9:59:49 AM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: Sioux-san

Bob Costos is a man of courage and honor.

He is in a position at a time in his life and will do the right thing..though he “doesn’t have to.” Great guy for doing this!


31 posted on 07/28/2012 9:44:51 AM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: Zionist Conspirator

I have decided not to watch the Olympics because of this pro-islam pandering and capitulation — but I did catch the opening ceremony when the teams were marching in just as the Israeli team came by - Costas made good on telling the world about the refusal to have any recognition of the 40th anniversary of the murders. I agree that Costas is a Lib, but not your typical new brand. Also read on Debbie Schlussel’s blog how Romney refused to have any acknowledgment back at the 2002 games in Utah. How is he different from Barry Soetoro again??? Crike.


32 posted on 07/29/2012 5:16:55 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Nachum

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9HArGWgsm4&feature=related


33 posted on 07/29/2012 5:18:16 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West)
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To: EEGator
Just don’t make a joke that involves blacks, else you’ll get booted. (see Voula Papachristou)

That was just the excuse they used. Her real offense was supporting the Greek "Golden Dawn" party, which opposes Muslim immigration.

34 posted on 07/29/2012 5:34:03 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: PapaBear3625

I agree. Greece is a lost cause in more than one way.


35 posted on 07/29/2012 5:36:25 PM PDT by EEGator
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