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  • lewcor lewcor Sep 27, 2012 11:29 AM Flag

    Hey gop whiners and cowards on the ME

    Two Israeli pilots refused to attack. They were punished heavily. This also proves they knew it was an American ship. The piece of human excrement known as LBJ ordered planes that had been scrambled for the defense of the Liberty back to the carrier. He said he "Didn't want to embarrass "Israel". Just goes to show who really runs things in this country.

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    • "When news of the attack reached Washington, the Joint Chiefs of Staff ordered a counterstrike by U.S. A-4 Skyhawks on the Israeli MTB (Motorboat/Torpedo Base) at Haifa but the order was countermanded by President Johnson. ..........

      ..................Former U.S. intelligence officials said later that the White House had not pressed Israel harder because Israel was party to several U.S. covert operations meant to oust Nasser of Egypt which Israel would release to the world, poisoning the American position in the Arab world. Apparently the threat worked"

 
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