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Greece Arrests Gaza-Bound Boat Captain of the ‘Audacity of Hope’

  1. TMMason profile image71
    TMMasonposted 5 years ago

    Greece new damn well this would be a showdown between the Israeli Navy, and the Egyptian Navy, and then their militaries, so they nipped this BS in the bud. Thank God... this would not have been a good thing.


    ---"ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have arrested the captain of a boat that part of a Gaza-bound flotilla trying to deliver humanitarian aid to the Palestinian territory, officials said Saturday.

    The 60-year-old captain, whose name was not released by authorities, was being held at Piraeus police headquarters and will remain there until a court hearing Tuesday.

    Greece’s coast guard said the captain of the “Audacity of Hope” faces charges of trying to leave port without permission and of endangering the lives of the boat’s passengers. The latter charge is a felony.

    The “Audacity of Hope” was carrying 36 passengers, four crew and about 10 members of the media. Its attempt to sail Friday night from the port of Perama, near Athens, was thwarted by coast guard speedboats.

    In Jerusalem, Israel has denied claims it sabotaged ships trying to breach its sea blockade of the Gaza Strip.

    Activists accuse Israel of damaging two ships docked in Turkey and Greece that are part of a flotilla attempting to reach the Palestinian territory.

    Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor dismissed the sabotage charges as “ridiculous,“ calling them ”sad conspiracy theories.”..."---

    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/greece- … y-of-hope/

  2. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    'The Blaze' created by by Glenn Beck. "Glenn Beck Just Bought This House In Texas For $4 Million". What a hovel. I thought he made 60 million a year.

  3. lovemychris profile image81
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    "The Israeli military boasts an elite underwater sabotage division, Yaltam, that operates out of Shayetet 13, the naval commando unit that raided the Mavi Marmara last year and killed 9 of its passengers. According to SpecWarNet, an online database of international special forces units, “For underwater sabotage missions, each [Shayetet 13] diver can carry a limpet mine to attach to the hull of enemy watercraft or docks.”
    --Max Blumenthal

    http://maxblumenthal.com/2011/06/whos-b … tage-unit/

    This is so interesting, because Kay Griggs said also that the Israeli's do a lot of underwater-ops!!!

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid … 094287597#

    1. TMMason profile image71
      TMMasonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I am sure they do, as all advanced militaries do.

      1. lovemychris profile image81
        lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        But of course, they would never use them.
        I mean, would they?
        Nah.....forget what people told you who were there....

        Believe Glenn Beck.

        1. TMMason profile image71
          TMMasonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Even the greek police are reporting that Israel is not responsible for that break-down.

          Just the junket their on, they should've asked ole Geore Soros for a better boat. Well maybe they did? And the whale wars pirates hijacked them along the way and left them in that wrecked dingy they been floating around on.

  4. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    "Even the greek police are reporting that Israel is not responsible for that break-down." Stipulation for all that money they borrowed again from the bankers.

  5. lovemychris profile image81
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    Friday, July 1st, 2011 
    It’s “Cool” for Israel to Kill Americans
    by Sami Jadallah

    "It is hard to believe the total silence of Obama’s White House, Clinton’s State Department, Justice Department, the FBI and Home Land Security and lack of taking legal actions against those who openly call on Israel to kill and murder unarmed American civilians aboard the Freedom Flotilla heading toward Gaza.

    I can only wonder what the reaction of the White House, the Justice Department, the Homeland Security if any one citizen or resident of the United States, specially if this citizen happens to be of Arab decent or a practicing Muslim, openly call on a foreign country to kill and murder a White or Black, or an American Jew or a Democrat or a Republican of for that matter, just your average American Joe? I am sure all government departments and agencies will move against those who openly called on and advocate the murder of Americans, but this is not the case with Joshua Trevino. Calling on Israel to kill Americans is not a crime in the US.

    Never expected the day will come when an American, albeit a Republican and a Tea Party member to call on a foreign country, Israel, to take out and kill Americans while the entire government agencies remain in total silence. I always thought or at least we all have been told that advocacy and calls for murder are illegal and in violation of American penal codes.

    But it seems this is not the case when Israeli is a party, then all American laws goes out of the window and no one within this great country dare to speak out, not even the President of the United States who promised to protect the American people. Question will President Obama dares to take on Israel when it kills Americans? I doubt it.

    The former Bush administration speechwriter Joshua Trevino did just that when he twitters his calls to the IDF to shoot and kill Americans on board the Freedom Flotilla. Joshua Trevino is quoted as saying” Dear IDF, if you end shooting any Americans on the new Gaza flotilla, well, most Americans are with that including me”. I wonder who in the hell is Joshua Trevino to claim to speak for “most Americans” who are cool with Israel killing and murdering Americans?"
    *****

    Hand on your hearts now people:
    "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of Israel."

  6. TMMason profile image71
    TMMasonposted 5 years ago

    Where is the link?

    Who is the source?

    C'mon Chris... you need to support that with a link and access to the info so we can check its veracity. I have seen the Leftist/Progressive machine twist a lot of stories... verification please.

  7. lovemychris profile image81
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    http://www.veteranstoday.com/2011/07/01 … americans/

    Make sure you read his article on Libya...the Hypocricy of the Left.

    I think Obama really is going after the real enemies of this earth. I dare to hope so.

    1. TMMason profile image71
      TMMasonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      What a joke of a source... lol even promotes the truther tards. lol oh please Chris.

  8. lovemychris profile image81
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago
  9. lovemychris profile image81
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    Oh god...here you can see a bunch of his tweets...him and other haters of their fellow Americans......
    Israeli-Firsters.
    America-Haters!!! dammit!!!

    http://politicalcorrection.org/fpmatters/201106280013

    1. TMMason profile image71
      TMMasonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I see the one guy's posts... does not constitute a mob. Does not represent the Majority of Tea Partiers I have even seen, or read of. So?.. You guys have as bad or worse then that ever-week. And no I don't agree with him doing it.

    2. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image92
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Hey LovemyChris, I can't remember if I thanked you, or not - but that "anti semite" video that you shared the other day was AWESOME!

      Thank you for that.

      1. lovemychris profile image81
        lovemychrisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Well--the words were from an Israeli Jew and a former minister....

        "We bring up the suffering of the Jews...it justifies whatever we do to the Palestinians"

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDFwB2isnUs

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
          Hollie Thomasposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Hopefully, not after September!  If there is any justice is in the world( and believe me I'm a sceptic) Palestine will become a sovereign state! About time!

  10. TMMason profile image71
    TMMasonposted 5 years ago

    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/5225949_f248.jpg

    Never heard of him...

  11. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image92
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 5 years ago

    Anyone floating a boat with such a piss stupid name such as "The Audacity Of Hope" should be arrested.

  12. lovemychris profile image81
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    He was a former Bush speech writer..now is a Tea-Party organizer in Tejas.
    Oh, and an anti-American traitor, IMO.

    "The far right is already lining up in support of whatever action Israel takes against the unarmed civilian relief activists.

    Take a look at these tweets from Joshua Treviño, who was formerly a speechwriter in the Bush administration, a staffer for the failed senatorial campaign of Tea Party candidate Chuck DeVore (R-CA) and an employee of the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Treviño condemned Palestinians as morally depraved and deserving of any evil that befalls them."

    ****

    We who sit by and watch this are no better than those who knew about the concentration camps, and did nothing.

 
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