It seems like only yesterday when many of us were keenly glued to the dramatic events of what the news simply referred to as the “disengagement”—Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and its planned removal of nearly 9,000 Jews from the largest bloc of Jewish communities known as Gush Katif.
In July 2005, I emailed friends: “I am praying for Gaza and Gush Katif tonight. They are trying to stop the disengagement to save their homes and livelihoods—greenhouses that supply 70% of the country’s flowers, fruits, and vegetables.”
WABC radio’s “The John Batchelor Show” had listeners like me on the edge of our seats as we regularly tuned in for live coverage from Gaza with investigative reporter Aaron Klein. Mr. Klein had moved to Gush Katif in 2004 specifically to cover events on the ground there. We heard from passionate Gaza residents who resoundingly, angrily, and often tearfully rejected Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s plan to demolish their communities and forcibly remove them from their homes if they resisted. (For his part, Mr. Klein went on to become a strategic adviser and elections chief for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; currently, he continues his work as an author and journalist. John Batchelor is now a 75-year-old cancer survivor still hosting the same show.)…
PATRIOT WATCHDOG ALERTS
STAY IN THE LOOP
Join our community of patriots & and stay vigilant by keeping an eye on the proceedings.
Get “early alerts” from some of your favorite conservative news sources, exclusive reports, network-only offers, and political content delivered straight to your inbox.
The 2024 election is upon us, and it's crucial that we stay informed and united. Join us and show your support. Help to see that our democracy thrives!
Living Under Democratic Rule
A Survival Guide For Republicans, Conservatives, & Libertarians
Democrats hate the Constitution. They hate individual liberty. They hate freedom. But they didn’t just wake up this morning snarling and twirling their handlebar mustaches, born with an innate desire to be “the bad guys.”
Democrats’ hatred for your liberty has a driving force: the need to control
Living Under Democrat Rule will first take you a little deeper into what makes Democrats such a problem. Then we’ll explain how important it is to your well-being to be smarter than the Democrats.