May 25, 2011

Netanyahu in America: heckle at your peril

In yesterday's post, written in real time, I wondered what was happening in the hall to the lady who shouted out as Israeli PM Netayahu was addressing a Joint Session of the US Congress whose members began applauding loudly in an attempt to cover up the noise as she was strong-armed out of the room...


Protester Who Heckled Netanyahu Beaten, Arrested at Hospital

By Eric W. Dolan

The 28-year-old Jewish American woman was allegedly tackled by members of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) during Netanyahu's speech to Congress after she yelled, "stop Israeli war crimes." #


Unfortunately she was sitting too far away from yesterday's speaker to hurl her shoes.




As our much-lauded President Abraham Lincoln said, "To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men."

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Word to the wise...

Some Congressional scholars, historians, and longtime observers of Congress are expressing dismay over what seems to have dramatically diminished the claimed, “World’s greatest deliberative body”.

http://mycatbirdseat.com/2011/05/franklin-lamb-is-the-arab-spring-spreading-to-us-congressional-staffs/

jude cowell said...

Great news, will follow the link, thanks! jc