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Support for Israeli action.........regardless!

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Submitted by Adam the Scot. (United Kingdom), Jun 1, 2010 at 09:10

I am not a highly educated, nor particularly politically minded person, but I have been absolutely appalled at the media bias against Israel taking action against this "armada". Israel, as every other state, have the right to defend their country against any threat. The Israelis warned the organisers of this sham that they would not be permitted to continue with their stated intention, to land in Israel with this "aid".

The organisers chose to ignore this advice, with tacit approval of some foreign Governments, including the Turks, who in the British media at least, seem to be the most vocal in their condemnation. The fact is that video evidence seems to clearly show that the so called peace loving supporters of this convoy did in fact attack the Israeli forces. A great deal, as always, is being made in the British media of the fact that 28 British nationals were aboard the convoy, as if that makes a difference. These people, who are in fact manipulated by Islam are nothing short of pawns. They present themselves as supporters of the people of Gaza, the very people who gave Governmental power to a prescribed terrorist organisation. In the case of the Brits aboard, do they forget that Britain itself has fallen victim to Islamic terrorism, the London bombings, the attempt on Glasgow airport? each and every one of them should be either jailed in Israel or returned to the Uk where the courts should imprison them for supporting terrorism. I do appreciate that the more moronic amongst them will claim, and most likely believe, that they were carrying only aid supplies aboard these vessels, but ignorance is no excuse. Anyone who sets out to challenge the borders of a sovereign state should be prepared to accept the consequences. I do feel a certain sorrow at the loss of life, but this is tempered by the fact that if they had nor been there, no harm would have befallen them.

Lastly, watching the television news and seeing the hordes of idiots, demonstrating outside the Israeli Embassy in London, and elswhere makes me just plain angry. The vast majority of the crowd shown on television were clearly Islamic, and I may add, have the Metropolitan police once again conveniently forgotten that there is a law against inciting racial hatred in the UK?, but there were the usual band of tree hugging, right on idiots, who it appears will demonstrate against anything that suits their own warped agenda. I am happy to accept that Israel was defending itself from a potential threat, so the demonstrators got what they signed up for. Poke a lion with a stick, you are going to get bloody well mauled.

Sorry, rant over.

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