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Bill Whittle: Terrorist Nation
Truth Revolt ^ | 1/9/15 | Bill Whittle

Posted on 01/15/2015 10:05:37 AM PST by Nachum

From the murder of the Israeli athletes in the Munich Olympics in 1972, through the murder of 5 rabbis at prayer in 2014, the Palestinian cause has been driven by TERROR. In his latest Firewall Bill Whittle discusses their domestic front -- Students for Justice in Palestine.


Hi everybody. I’m Bill Whittle and this is the Firewall.

I remember the first time I heard the world “Palestinian.” I was thirteen years old. The 1972 Munich Olympics were coming to an end, and I had been fascinated by American swimmer Mark Spitz and his seven gold medals, and had a big crush, for some reason, on Russia Gymnast Olga Korbut.

You’re still a boy at 13 – or I was, anyway. And when the first reports came in that Israeli athletes had been taken hostage by a Palestinian Group called Black September, I remember clearly having what seemed like a very adult idea at the time: namely, that I had thought the entire idea of the Olympics was based on the ancient idea of a truce; that enemies could take two weeks off and come together and compete at sports instead of hacking each other to death. It seemed a good an honorable thing to do. Who breaks a truce held under a burning flame? Wasn’t that the entire purpose of lighting and then extinguishing the flame – that was the duration of the cease-fire? Wasn’t the burning fire symbolic of sanctuary from violence, if only for a few days?

Apparently not. On September 5th, Palestinian terrorists broke into the Israeli compound at the Olympic Village in Munich. I didn’t know too much about Israelis either, to tell the truth, but I was learning fast. Two members of the Israeli team were killed near the dormitories, but we soon

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1 posted on 01/15/2015 10:05:37 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum
Not hard to see why he had that crush; if I'd been 13 in 1972 I'd probably have had a crush on her too:

2 posted on 01/15/2015 10:25:19 AM PST by Little Pig
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To: Little Pig

Peggy Fleming, ‘68 Winter Olympics. I was mooning all over our B&W TV.

3 posted on 01/15/2015 11:21:21 AM PST by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: jagusafr

I drooled over Dorothy Hamill in 76.

4 posted on 01/15/2015 11:22:10 AM PST by dfwgator
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