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She led me to the front of a line of about twenty travelers' at the Continental check in desk. Two American women had been first in line and behind them was an angry man who yelled at my 'companion' in Hebrew.

She responded without a smile in Hebrew back to him, but did smile as I said to the Americans, "I get to cut in front of you, because I am a security risk. I have been to occupied territory and have been writing what I witnessed and learned on the World Wide Web." I handed out some cards and added, "I hope you will read all about it and tell all your friends."

After receiving my boarding pass, my 'companion' led me on, and as soon as we were out of ear shot from the line of travelers she remarked, "Israelis can be so very rude."

I passed up the bait and responded, "So, all this personal attention is just because I told the truth?"

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She smiled again but made no comment until we passed through the employees security check and arrived at Passport control. "Sorry to have put you through all this, but it's just our job."

"I know how that is, and I have just been doing mine."

Message from Ministry of Homeland Security:

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You write what you're told!
Thanks corporate news!
We couldn't control the people without you!
 Yes, we control both sides of the "debate."
We make the economy dance where we like.
We control your television.
We control your churches.
We control your children.
We track your movements.
We profile your purchases.
We control your patriotism.
We control your munitions industries.
We frame the debate.
We demonize the target of the week.
We cull your numbers.
Trust us.-Ministry of Homeland Security, Author Unknown

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Eileen Fleming,is a Citizen of CONSCIENCE for US House of Representatives 2012 Founder of WeAreWideAwake.org Staff Member of Salem-news.com, A Feature Correspondent for Arabisto.com Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" and "13 Minutes with Vanunu" (more...)
 

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