On this day 53 years ago, Israeli forces attacked the USS Liberty, killing 34 American servicemen and injuring at least 174. This is one of the most decorated crews in US history, yet the media have buried and misrepresented the attack, and the crew is still awaiting justice. (Includes documentaries)
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Philip Giraldi: The tale of the Liberty demonstrates that even fifty-three years ago the United States government was betraying its own people out of deference to Jewish power and to the state of Israel.
Charlie Kirk founded “Turning Point USA,” which claims to advocate policies associated with the conservative side of the political spectrum. Kirk recently insulted USS Liberty veterans, one of the most decorated crews in U.S Navy history. Joe Meadors, a survivor of Israel’s lethal attack on the USS Liberty, writes: “I hope others in Kirk’s organization or who share his political dogma don’t share his public disdain for American servicemen whose only crime is to be victims of Israeli War Crimes.
Survivors of the 1967 Israeli attack on the USS Liberty have been censored, threatened, ostracized, and bullied. American Legion leaders, supporting a foreign country over U.S. veterans, now are prohibiting them from having a booth at the annual convention. Please take action to support this crew – one of the most decorated in US Naval history…
A 2-minute video introduction to the nonprofit organization If Americans Knew, founded by Alison Weir after she traveled to the West Bank and Gaza in early 2001 as a freelance reporter.
Joe Meadors – passenger on the Freedom Flotilla ship intercepted by Israel and detained illegally – was on the USS Liberty in ’67, attacked by Israel, 34 Americans were killed.
The US is in a toxic relationship that has made us indifferent on our best days, complicit in murder on our worst. Our mainstream media and our government join with Israel in bloodguilt.
The Hill published a column in favor of ending $300 million in US aid to Palestinians, based on the murder of an American by a Palestinian man unaffiliated with any Palestinian organization. In response, Geoff ONeill submitted a column that suggested suspending $3.8 billion to Israel, based on the Israeli military’s killing of 34 American servicemen. The Hill would not publish that column – but then published a second column by another Israel partisan praising the TFA…
American Legion calls upon the 115th US Congress to publicly, impartially, and thoroughly investigate the attack on the USS Liberty and its aftermath and to commence its investigation before the end of 2017, the 50th anniversary year of the attack.
In a historic move, the American Legion passed a resolution at its national convention on Thurs, Aug 24th calling for the first full U.S. government investigation of Israel’s 1967 attack on the USS Liberty.