Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/28/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/28/2011The big news today concerns the Taliban attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, which killed at least twelve people before NATO took out the attackers. See Dymphna’s post for more details.

While that was going on, a two-day general strike was underway in Greece in protest of the austerity measures required by the “troika” before the next tranche of bailout money can be released. Prime Minister Papandreou’s popularity has plummeted, and protesters in downtown Athens threw firebombs and fought with riot police.

In other news, the departure of the new Gaza flotilla has been delayed by the intervention of an Israeli advocacy group. One of the flotilla’s vessels was sabotaged in a Greek port and made unseaworthy. The possibility that the flotilla might not be covered by maritime insurance policies, due to its participation in terrorist-related activities, has caused some vessels to withdraw, and only ten ships and fewer than 300 passengers are now expected to be involved.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, Caroline Glick, Fjordman, Gaia, heroyalwhyness, Insubria, JD, Nick, Nilk, Srdja Trifkovic, Steen, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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2 comments:

Zenster said...

In other news, the departure of the new Gaza flotilla has been delayed by the intervention of an Israeli advocacy group. One of the flotilla’s vessels was sabotaged in a Greek port and made unseaworthy. The possibility that the flotilla might not be covered by maritime insurance policies, due to its participation in terrorist-related activities, has caused some vessels to withdraw, and only ten ships and fewer than 300 passengers are now expected to be involved.

Bwahahahahahaha!!! Paybacks are such a witch! Here's hoping Mossad kills the rest without a wasted round.

Egghead said...

From Philadelphia, PA:

"According to the police report of the incident, Guendelsberger was "jumped" by 30 to 40 men who punched and kicked her numerous times. Police said they checked the area for surveillance but had no luck."

"From the hospital yesterday, Guendelsberger gave her protectors shout-outs on Twitter. 'On the positive, a bunch of girls from the mob protected me from the boys trying to hit me and take my purse while I was on the ground,' she wrote. 'Also a car of women from out of town saw it going down, pulled over, and (I gather) circled around to protect me; wish I had gotten names.'"

"Twitter users said that the mob ranged from 50 to 100 people and that participants not only assaulted people but also threw trash cans and lit fireworks."

Note: Although the mob contained men and women, the men in the mob focused their attack on one woman with such brutality that the women in the mob tried to protect the woman being attacked.

So, we have several dozen young healthy criminal men attacking one woman, and the only people tried to help were other women....