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Inside a Gaza Hospital
Under Israeli Rocket Fire

ABC News, by Megan Keneally

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 7/17/2014 12:34:30 PM

An American activist has moved into a Gaza City rehabilitation hospital in the hopes of deterring an Israeli military strike on the facility that has been emptied except for 17 rehab patients who are too disabled to leave and the staff to take care of them. Joe Catron, 33, of Virginia, said el-Wafa Hospital in Gaza City has already been hit once with a missile and he said that Israeli threats to strike again amount to "psychological warfare." Catron is one of eight foreigners who hope to act as human shields for the hospital. He described the band of foreigners

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And what do these "activists" think about the neverending Hamas rocket firings that have been hitting civilians in Israel?

The lefty sob sisters in the LSM will be all over this story. Count on it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JimS, 7/17/2014 12:39:23 PM     (No. 9928849)

If the hospital is a target, it is only because Hamas is either using it as a missile launch site or is storing rockets and arms there. Hamas is making the patients be their "human shields."
Tough, Joe Catron, I hope the IDF takes you and the hospital out. If you want to make yourself a human shield, prepare to meet your 72 virgins.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: novakid, 7/17/2014 12:44:24 PM     (No. 9928857)

I guess we will never run out of Idiots.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 7/17/2014 12:46:03 PM     (No. 9928862)

Stupid Joe should be reminded of Rachel Corrie.
If not, he will deservedly meet her soon.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bkt23, 7/17/2014 12:52:43 PM     (No. 9928877)

I think it would be a great idea if all America´s activists for all the wrong causes would move to Gaza and dare Israel to fire on them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: OhMy, 7/17/2014 12:59:37 PM     (No. 9928891)

I think it was Benjamin Netanyahu who said we use missiles to protect our people but Hamas uses people to protect it´s missiles. This writer and any others who deliberately ignore this reality have no credibility.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: DocH, 7/17/2014 1:17:52 PM     (No. 9928924)

OP has it right: Why don´t these "human shields" go to Tel Aviv and tell Hamas not to shoot at them?

Because Hamas don´t care, baby. And they know it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 7/17/2014 1:24:38 PM     (No. 9928930)

Joe Catron -- soon-to-be Darwin Award Winner...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: richwill, 7/17/2014 1:33:11 PM     (No. 9928941)

Where is a bulldozer when one is truly needed?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/17/2014 1:41:52 PM     (No. 9928952)

Joe Catron is a very professional activist. Google his name and you´ll find stuff like this:

http://electronicintifada.net/people/joe-catron

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FLCracker, 7/17/2014 1:47:46 PM     (No. 9928956)

Why would a hospital need a human shield? Hospitals are not targets by people who obey they international laws governing warfare, as the the Israelis do.

Putting a big Red Cross (yeah, really!) on it works better than having some idiot running around saying he’s a shield.

But make your hospital part of the war by making it a firing position, then all bets are off, and Shield Boy isn´t going to change anything.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Penney, 7/17/2014 2:47:56 PM     (No. 9929030)

Will he also report from inside the UN-run Gaza school in which missiles were hidden?!! Doesn´t he know Israel´s enemies routinely hade behind children and will use ANYONE to conceal & shield their machinery of war?!!

Israel is a tiny country which respects basic human Rights and is now under fire and having to defend itself from the surrounding barbarians´ ruthless & continuing attacks.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 7/17/2014 2:58:46 PM     (No. 9929040)

Well, they would not be under Israeli rocket fire if they had not first attacked Israel.

Or so it seems to me, but then maybe I´m just a right-wing knuckle dragger who sees everything in black and white. I wish I could sit at the feet of John Effin´ Kerry, who might open my horizons and explain the subtle nuances.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: provide, 7/17/2014 4:40:51 PM     (No. 9929158)

What do they use the hospital for, an armory?

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