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Peace activist's parents call for U.S. investigation (Bulldozer lady)
Modesto Bee ^ | 3/19/03 | Matt Daly

Posted on 03/19/2003 10:40:05 AM PST by hoosierskypilot

Edited on 04/13/2004 1:56:00 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

WASHINGTON (AP) - The parents of American peace activist killed by an Israeli bulldozer are calling for an investigation of the incident by U.S. authorities. The parents of 23-year-old Rachel Corrie, joined by Rep. Brian Baird, D-Wash., said it was important for the United States to hold Israel to the same standards it would hold a U.S. soldier to in similar circumstances.


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1 posted on 03/19/2003 10:40:06 AM PST by hoosierskypilot
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To: hoosierskypilot
I knew it. I think an investigation should be called into their parenting skills.
2 posted on 03/19/2003 10:43:13 AM PST by beaversmom (After the Axis of Evil on to the Axis of Weasels)
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To: hoosierskypilot
I see where the liberal indocrination of this girl started - at home. It's everyone's fault except hers, according to the parents.
3 posted on 03/19/2003 10:43:44 AM PST by dirtboy (Render yourself invisible to the media - attend a Rally for America today!)
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To: hoosierskypilot
Rachel Corrie's 15 minutes are over....

NEXT!

4 posted on 03/19/2003 10:44:02 AM PST by gridlock (This tag line is printed with soy-based electrons on 100% post-consumer recycled ether)
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To: hoosierskypilot
Here's what happened: She stepped in front of a bulldozer as it was about to take down a structure that was enabling the Hamas to smuggle in weapons from Egypt with which to murder Israeli women and children with nuts, bolts, and other jagged objects. She was then run over by the bulldozer, and died. She was stupid.
5 posted on 03/19/2003 10:44:06 AM PST by tomahawk
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To: hoosierskypilot
Maybe they ought to demand an investigation of the commies and leftists who organize the type of effort in which Corrie was participating.

Tho I am assuming that the parents also harbor sympathy for the extreme Left.
6 posted on 03/19/2003 10:44:28 AM PST by Sam Cree
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To: hoosierskypilot
I'll save the parents some time and money on an investigation....What happens when a person throws themself in front of a moving bulldozer.....splat!
7 posted on 03/19/2003 10:45:42 AM PST by mystery-ak (Saddam...your time is almost up..my hubby and son are on their way to kick your a$$ out of Baghdad!)
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To: tomahawk
Paraphrasing Vladimir Putin, when he was asked what happened to the Kursk submarine ("It sunk"), Ms. Corrie "was crushed".

What's so hard to understand?
8 posted on 03/19/2003 10:46:16 AM PST by tomahawk
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To: hoosierskypilot
"It seems the bulldozer willingly pushed forward," Baird said, citing eyewitness accounts from peace activists.

Same eyewintess accounts that claimed that she got ran over and then the driver backed up?

9 posted on 03/19/2003 10:50:37 AM PST by BrooklynGOP (...speaking of dumb....)
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To: hoosierskypilot
After seeing her "before" photo (the one where she exudes pure hate in the midst of all those children), I think a retroactive visit from some child services outfit is more in order.
10 posted on 03/19/2003 10:51:27 AM PST by niteowl77
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To: dirtboy
The parents should be forced to pay for any damage done to the bulldozer.
11 posted on 03/19/2003 10:53:46 AM PST by ambrose
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To: hoosierskypilot
This little leftie stuck her nose in business that didn't concern her. She thought she could impose her will on a bulldozer operator and extort him by blocking his route, thereby, preventing him from carrying out the will of his superiors. By standing in the way, she became the enemy and her life wasn't worth a fart in the wind.

These people believe the leftist propaganda too much. "Why can't we all just get along" is not persuasive when people are being blown to bits on busses as they go to work. She was doing something stupid, maybe, criminal, and came up against a person who hadn't seen all the Hollywood barbra streisand [BS]. What's to investigate? She will be a hero only to a bunch of west coast loser commies. To much of the rest of the country, she was just a stupid leftie who wasn't agile enough for her mission.

12 posted on 03/19/2003 10:53:46 AM PST by Tacis
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To: hoosierskypilot
Maybe they should investigate why their daughter was over there setting fire to hand-drawn American flags for the benefit of her Palestinian admirers and press.
13 posted on 03/19/2003 10:53:47 AM PST by livius
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To: dirtboy
The parents should be forced to pay for any damage done to the bulldozer...
14 posted on 03/19/2003 10:53:49 AM PST by ambrose
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To: BrooklynGOP
Terrorists' shields are now "peace activists"? Ms. Corrie is captured on several photos ripping an American flag in front of Pal. children, showing her hatred for her country. She shields tunnels used to smuggle weapons used to mass murder Israeli women and children.

She was not a "peace activist", she was a shield for the terrorists, an accomplice in their deeds.
15 posted on 03/19/2003 10:53:55 AM PST by tomahawk
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To: edskid
Caterpillar 1, Leftist, terrorist-supporting tree-hugging hippie freak 0

Bill in Peoria - the home of Cat.

16 posted on 03/19/2003 10:56:30 AM PST by Corvair
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To: hoosierskypilot
Investigate the left wing teachers and "activists" who corrunpted her mind at "college"
17 posted on 03/19/2003 10:59:25 AM PST by Viet Vet in Augusta GA
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To: Viet Vet in Augusta GA
Take a look at who spoke at Evergreen State's commencement a few year's back. None other than Mumia Abu Jamal -- on tape. Another article on Corrie cited one of her professors as 'fellow activist'.

Radicalism looks so cool when you are young and around enabling 'adults', especially when all you see is a lifetime of middle class drudgery creeping up on you. But radical chic can be dangerous and there can be awful repurcussions.

Sorry, you played the game and you lost, Rachel.

Lori Berenson in prison in Peru now wants the evil US to save her ass for romanticizing 'revolution'. It doesn't work that way, senorita.
19 posted on 03/19/2003 11:12:21 AM PST by andrew
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To: hoosierskypilot
"I can't understand (what happened). I won't understand."

I think the second sentence sums it up.

20 posted on 03/19/2003 11:13:26 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: hoosierskypilot
Note to human shields:
If you see this,
RUN! Do not gather tofu.
Do not sit down.


22 posted on 03/19/2003 11:20:37 AM PST by Sender (-A strange game. The only winning move is not to play. -WOPR-)
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To: Sam Cree
Who paid for her trip? I am assuming she does not have to work or apparently attend school regularly. She was stupid.
I'm sure the "free mumia" crowd will rally around this cause next.
23 posted on 03/19/2003 11:23:28 AM PST by 2rightsleftcoast
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To: tomahawk


You have a way with words...lol
24 posted on 03/19/2003 11:26:02 AM PST by SouthernFreebird
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To: hoosierskypilot
"There are Israelis who feel devastated about what happened," said Cynthia Corrie. "There's been a great outpouring of sympathy."

She was stupid, yes, but she didn't deserve to die.
25 posted on 03/19/2003 11:28:40 AM PST by Egregious Philbin
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To: tomahawk
This all happened 1 month AFTER she was photographed burning an American flag.

She burns the flag, and now her parents use the government to seek an investigation into her death.

Forget the investigation; it's simple: stand in front of moving bulldozer--->get run over--->die. No need for an investigation.
26 posted on 03/19/2003 11:29:07 AM PST by Born Conservative
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To: hoosierskypilot
"Oh muh God, this bulldozer is like, really heavy."

Memo to Human Shields:

Recent labratory testing indicates that the body mass of airheaded, vegan, patchouli-soaked, college coeds, is insufficient to stop the forward motion of armoured vehicles of any sort. We have also discovered that US (or Israeli)_ military ordinance DOES NOT disarm in the presence of mindless, sloganeering, unwashed, dropouts. Please keep this in mind as you continue not making a difference in the world.
27 posted on 03/19/2003 11:30:20 AM PST by LibertyJihad
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To: hoosierskypilot
Rachel... huh... wuh happen? Oh let's see uhmm in front of bulldozer, protecting terrorists, got flattened... (pulling covers up) ok, next story. yawn!
28 posted on 03/19/2003 11:31:20 AM PST by Dick Vomer
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To: hoosierskypilot; dighton; aculeus; general_re; Poohbah; L,TOWM; Constitution Day; PA Engineer
Bulldozer
Amusing in a demented sort of way ...
30 posted on 03/19/2003 11:32:29 AM PST by BlueLancer (Der Elite Møøsenspåånkængruppen ØberKømmååndø (EMØØK))
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To: hoosierskypilot
Hey parents. Get "Smart." Your daughter was simply trying to crawl over the dozer's blade and get to her husband after being kidnapped by him nine months ago.

Face it, she was in a cult just started by the driver.
It's 10pm parents, did you know where you daughter was?
31 posted on 03/19/2003 11:34:09 AM PST by snoopy 'n linus
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To: BlueLancer
A picture is worth a thousand words...
32 posted on 03/19/2003 11:35:03 AM PST by Born Conservative
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To: BlueLancer
Completely disgusting and tasteless. I am enjoying a good laugh.

Makes me proud to be a member of THE VULGAR HORDE.
(snif)
33 posted on 03/19/2003 11:35:23 AM PST by L,TOWM (Liberals, The Other White Meat)
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To: hoosierskypilot
They demand the immediate repeal of the following laws:

The law of gravity.

The law of consevation of momentum.
34 posted on 03/19/2003 11:46:34 AM PST by jlogajan
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To: Egregious Philbin
You've got to be joking. Nature often levies a death penalty on stupidity. It is a crime that is punished with natural consequences, imposes a sentence carried out instantaneously, and has no appeal process.

Did'nt deserve to die, my clymer. The kid in the intersection that gets hit by a drunk driver running a red light does'nt deserve to die. However, this moron could'nt even figure out the difference between a war zone and the steps in front of the Evergreen State University Bookstore. When you are too stupid to figure out the difference between "safe" and "dangerous", your life expectancy is going to reduced. She deserved to die as much as the idiot that tries to get through a railroad crossing because he is 10 minutes late for a business meeting.

35 posted on 03/19/2003 11:49:39 AM PST by L,TOWM (Liberals, The Other White Meat)
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37 posted on 03/19/2003 11:53:16 AM PST by KneelBeforeZod (Deus Lo Volt!)
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To: GW in Ohio
Was she wearing pancake makeup?
Will her parents inquiry fall as flat as their daughter?
Peace Activists ranks are thinned?
Is there a blade of truth or tread of evidence?

Inquiring minds want to know.

38 posted on 03/19/2003 11:56:23 AM PST by N. Theknow
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To: hoosierskypilot
Let me see if I understand this: My daughter gets killed by being run over by a bulldozer in a place she had no business being. That was several days ago. The father says that no one from the Israeli government has contacted him.

It would seem to me that if I were really a caring and loving parent, I would have been in touch with the Israeli government immediately. I would have advised them that I would be flying to Israel on El Al ASAP, request their assistance in getting the required visas to enter the country, and request their assistance in coordinating the return of myself with my daughter's remains.

What am I missing here? This guy's daughter is dead, and he hasn't even gone to claim her remains. Unbelieveable.
39 posted on 03/19/2003 12:03:12 PM PST by CdMGuy
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To: L,TOWM
The bulldozer driver could have turned the bulldozer off and had her arrested. Then she could have been deported. I see no reason to attempt to justify a completely avoidable action that resulted in the death of a civilian. That house did not have to come down at that very moment. She stood in front of a bulldozer, not a firing squad.
40 posted on 03/19/2003 12:03:31 PM PST by Egregious Philbin
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To: hoosierskypilot
Peace activist's parents call for U.S. investigation (Bulldozer lady)

They asked for it. Yes, the US government ought to investigate the parents.

41 posted on 03/19/2003 12:04:03 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Go Al Go!)
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To: ambrose

LOL!


42 posted on 03/19/2003 12:05:48 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Go Al Go!)
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To: Corvair
Caterpillar 1, Leftist, terrorist-supporting tree-hugging hippie freak 0

Bill in Peoria - the home of Cat.

I think there needs to be a sticker placed on the side of the Cat for every "human shield" taken out.

43 posted on 03/19/2003 12:08:43 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Go Al Go!)
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To: Egregious Philbin
The bulldozer driver could have turned the bulldozer off and had her arrested.

If he had seen her.

44 posted on 03/19/2003 12:13:00 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Go Al Go!)
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To: hoosierskypilot
This reminds me of signs on trucks "If you can't see my mirrors, I can't see you." Same thing applies with heavy equipment.
45 posted on 03/19/2003 12:16:28 PM PST by IYAS9YAS (Go Fast, Turn Left!)
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To: hoosierskypilot
Investigation conclusion; Liberal daughter that said she was a pacifist became active. Stood in front of running bulldozer. Since she was a clutz, she tripped over her own feet, fell & got run over. Moral of the story? Don't try to stand down a bulldozer, or pet a rattlesnake either, both can kill you!
46 posted on 03/19/2003 12:23:14 PM PST by Teetop (democrats....... socialist.........whats the difference?)
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To: Egregious Philbin
So in your mind, the bulldozer driver is 100% at fault?
47 posted on 03/19/2003 12:29:01 PM PST by L,TOWM (Liberals, The Other White Meat)
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To: Paleo Conservative
If he had seen her.

An investigation may reveal that to be the case. If so, I would defend the bulldozer driver. He/she would probably be distraught too, unlike the people on this thread so happy to see an American civilian dead.
48 posted on 03/19/2003 12:29:11 PM PST by Egregious Philbin
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49 posted on 03/19/2003 12:29:22 PM PST by ambrose
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