Gov. Rick Perry Writes Holder, Urges Him to Prosecute US Gaza Flotilla II Members

Last year Barack Obama’s good friend Rashid Khalidi raised cash for a ship named “The Audacity of Hope” to smash through the Gaza Blockade. After months of fundraising his group finally raised enough cash for the mission. The Obama-inspired ship set out to join this year’s Gaza-bound “Freedom Flotilla 2.”

The passengers of the “Audacity of Hope” will join other Islamists and Leftists in Gaza Flotilla II.

This week Texas Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) wrote Attorney General Eric Holder urging him to prosecute any Americans who may elect to engage in the illegal Islamo-leftist flotilla.
Texas Tribune reported:

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, considering a run for the White House, is wading into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Perry sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder this week calling plans by pro-Palestinian activists to protest and potentially disrupt Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza an “unacceptable provocation.” An international group of activists opposed to the restrictions have announced plans to launch a flotilla this week to protest the naval blockade.

The letter, dated June 28, underscores the widening reach of Perry’s interest in national and international affairs.

“As an American citizen and governor of one of its largest states, I write to applaud your recent efforts to warn and discourage those who have supported or plan to support a flotilla intended to interfere with Israel’s maritime blockade of the Gaza Strip,” Perry wrote. “I write to encourage you to aggressively pursue all available legal remedies to enjoin and prevent these illegal actions, and to prosecute any who may elect to engage in them in spite of your preemptive efforts.”

Perry made note of media reports suggesting that “violent anti-Israel organizations” are planning to disrupt Israel’s naval blockade “as early as this week.” Israel says its blockade of Gaza is aimed at stopping weapons from being smuggled into the terriotry. Flotilla organizers say they want Israel to lift restrictions on the movement of people and goods into Gaza. When a flotilla challenged the maritime blockade a little over a year ago, Israeli commandos boarded one of the ships and killed nine people in a controversial operation after they said they ran into resistance from the pro-Palestinian activists.

Right on.
Stick it to em, Rick.

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  • Kmacdoula

    Holder is a PATSY and should be imprisoned for the injustices he has done to the AMERICAN people!..He is a Eunuch under Obama. What has he done lately that makes us think he will stand up for the Israeli’s? Absolutely NOTHING!

  • Valerie

    The use of the title of the President’s book functions as a claim to his personal endorsement. If he doesn’t take public steps to stop this use, it will be interpreted as an actual endorsement, under the laws of other countries.

    The Secretary of State ought to know this, even if the President is naiive on this point.

  • befuddled

    Oh, I am sure Holder will get right on this Rick. Holder’s probably already filed it under “Waste Disposal”. Holy crap, if you can’t tell your friends from your enemies, why even pursue higher office. Go back home, sit on the porch in your rocking chair and live out the rest of your days in a Pollyanna existence or do what Obama does, go play a round of golf. For 8 hours a day, he doesn’t have to engage in meaningless polite conversations or courtesy calls with his enemies.

  • http://gateway pamlinson

    I stand with you Rick Perry and support you for President, however I’m sure you know as well as I do, trying to get Eric Holder to help is like asking Islam to defend the Jews. He is in full agreement with them and will do nothing.

  • Old Man of the Sea

    We should keep our noses out of Israeli affairs unless they specifically ask for our help!


    like holder gives a $hit…..hey perry start looking at your own states illegal problem before you think you can tackle the US problems

  • http://[email protected] bg


    Kudos to Gov. Rick Perry for saying no to IslaMarxists!!


  • Bob Zimmerman

    Perry 2012

  • FurryGuyJeans

    Holder prosecute terrorist sympathizers? Just who does Perry think is running DOJ anyway? Someone with a sense of morals and ethics? PUH-LEEZE!

  • LibsRMorons

    Just sink the damn thing and lets “move on” and forget about it.

    Thats how memorable these idiots one would miss them and the earth would be cleaner.

  • daryl

    Perry probably would just like to get it on record that his request was refused and/or ignored. Can’t hurt. Got him some mention that didn’t cost him a cent. Give ’em hell Rick!

  • Ron

    Governor Perry give’em hell! I can tell by a couple of posts so far the LibDemComs Are about to gather and start blathering. Most Texans stand with Israel, and most of the country as well. You just may be looking at the next President of the United States in Governor Perry. And LibDemCom heads explode in 3..2..1.

  • BuddyG

    Ship of fools self-righteous leftist douchebags

  • Meep

    They ought to take a page out of Dick Tracey’s notebook: Ice tipped torpedoes. Once the ice melts they’ll never figure out what hit them. Even if they do find the ice- they must’ve hit an iceberg. In the Mediterranean! LOL

  • Chisum

    Remember the claim by the left that Perry called for Texas to secede?

    Never happened! FYI.

  • Walter in Texas

    Folks, you might want to be careful who you get all enthusiastic about.

    Perry just failed to lead the Texas GOP in a special session that did nothing about sanctuary cities or the storm troopers in the TSA. His promises are horse exhaust. He’s had most of three terms to deal with the border, the sanctuary cities, and the Feds. Seems his mouth writes checks that his political ability can’t cash.

    I support Israel strongly, but I’d rather that Perry do the job he failed at in Texas again this month than go whoring after a bigger job.

    The GOP would do better to nominate one of the women. They have actual guts and can do more than smile pretty like Perry. He is just another South Texas Democrat spray painted to look like a conservative.

  • big L

    I’ll support Michele Bachmann, and Sarah Palin
    But the Obama administration put Israel on the terorist list.
    Which says to me that Obam will order USAF/NAVY to shoot ….

  • http://[email protected] bg


    Radical Flotilla Roster Portends Another Violent Clash

    [The United Nations, United States, European Union, Britain, Canada, Greece, France, the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and Israel have called on organizers of Freedom Flotilla II to abandon their plans in an effort to avoid a repeat of the violent confrontation between Israeli commandos and activists of the first Freedom Flotilla on May 31, 2010. That encounter claimed the lives of nine passengers and injured nine Israeli soldiers, causing international outcry and tensions between Turkey and Israel.]

    links & more @ link..


  • Mannie

    Prosecute them? They’re probably funding them.

    Wait until they’re in deep water, and torpedo them.

  • owl

    #16……..I will support the women first…………then Perry. I do think he has the survival instinct but also a little slick willie. That’s okay. At least when he is cornered, he will fight. I think being President is now a fighting job. The ladies will do a good job because they care about fixing the problems. Mama knows right from wrong.