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Cynthia McKinney condemns Israeli massacre of activists

Don DeBar offers this article about the Israeli Defense Force’s action against a flotilla from the Free Gaza Movement which apparently resulted in the deaths of at least ten people. McKinney, Green Party presidential nominee in 2008, was involved in two earlier attempts to deliver humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza via ship.

Cynthia McKinney Mourns the Dead of the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza:

People of the U.S. and the world must end Israeli impunity now!

I am outraged at Israel’s latest criminal act. I mourn with my fellow Free Gaza travelers, the lives that have been lost by Israel’s needless, senseless act against unarmed humanitarian activists. But I’m even more outraged that once again, Israel’s actions have been aided and abetted by a U.S. political class that has become corrupted beyond belief due to its reliance on Zionist finance and penetration by Zionist zealots for whom no U.S. weapons system is too much for the Israeli war machine, and the silence of the world’s onlookers whose hearts have grown cold with indifference.

I recently visited the offices of IHH, the Turkish humanitarian organization that sponsored one of the Freedom Flotilla boats, and that was targeted by the Israelis for its murderous rampage. Reports are still coming in as to the full extent of the senseless Israeli violence. Continue Reading

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Cynthia McKinney reportedly in flight

According to a post at her FaceBook page, Cynthia McKinney is on board an El Al flight headed to New York City and eventually to Washington DC.

Monday, July 06, 2009 Departure: 16:00Tel Aviv Yafo, Israel – Ben Gurion International, terminal 3 Arrival: 20:40 New York, USA – John F Kennedy, terminal 4 Airline:El Al Israel Airlines LY11 Duration 11:40 equipment: Boeing 747-400 She is coming to NY as above BUT connecting to DC for arrival there at midnight. Do not have details on the length of layover in NYC nor do I have ETA for DC. Trying to get that.

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