The American Family
Association today issued a clarion call for President Obama to stand squarely
with Israel in the
controversy over Israel's
conflict with a flotilla of "humanitarian" ships from Turkey.
clearly in the right in this confrontation,” said AFA president Tim Wildmon. “Israel has
every moral right in the world to make sure that humanitarian cargoes aren't
used to ship weapons into the Gaza Strip that will almost immediately be used
to attack innocent Israeli families.
"These Turkish ships
know that the U.N. will deliver every last bit of their humanitarian supplies
They are counting on their compliant lapdogs in the out-of-the-mainstream media
to stir up anger against Israel.
But it is those who provoked this confrontation who are to blame for the loss
"We admire the restraint
of the Israeli commandos, who didn't fire until they were forced to in their
"We call on President
Obama to take a firm and unapologetic stand for Israel today. Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East and our only reliable ally in the region.
Today is the day for America
to stand with our friends and allies in Israel."
The AFA sent out an action
alert to its nationwide network today, inviting them to urge President Obama to
take a public stand on Israel's