Ari Fleischer re: Helen Thomas; “Fire her!”
After video surfaced of Helen Thomas making what to me was a “Go back where you came from” statement regarding Israel, I and most other thinking Americans were incensed. Many “came from” Auschwitz II-Birkenau, Belzec, Treblinka, Sobibór, Chelmno…want them to “go back” Helen? To what? The ovens? Even Sarah Palin spoke out; Helen Thomas press pals condone racist rant?Heaven forbid”esteemed”press corps represent society’s enlightened elite;Rest | Read More »
So you don’t like the way Israeli commandos defend themselves?
It started with non-lethal paint balls filled with pepper-spray, which was responded to by pipes and knives. It ended with gunfire. Guess who won? After several days of produced uproar which included Hillary Clinton as US Secretary of State “officially” (I bet Obama claims he “wasn’t aware”) condemning Israel, an anonymous IDF Navy Commander said “Next time we’ll use more force“; “We boarded the ship | Read More »
Israel Unsure of Future Support from US-Is Obama?
As Israeli Defense Force troops and tanks force their way deep into the Gaza strip, fighting becomes hand to hand, and house to house in a bid to smash Hamas and its ability to rain rockets on Israeli citizens. There is becoming an almost desperate desire on the part of the IDF forces to get in, wrap Hamas up in an inescapable package, and get | Read More »
On “Disproportionate Response”, “Remarkable Restraint”, and Kucinich
Once again, Israel has had enough of near daily rocket attacks; Israeli population centers in southern Israel have been the target of over 4,000 rockets, as well as thousands of mortar shells, fired by Hamas and other organizations since 2001. Rocket attacks increased by 500 percent after Israel withdrew completely from the Gaza Strip in August 2005. During an informal six-month lull, some 215 rockets | Read More »