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Electricity Knocked Out in Gaza (Thanks to Hamas)

What Netanyahu isn't prepared to do, Hamas has done for him.
Overhead power lines in Gaza

Overhead power lines in Gaza
Photo Credit: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash 90

Since this round of rocket attacks began against Israel, the average Israeli citizen has asked a simple and straightforward question, “Why is Israel still supply Gaza with electricity as they fire rockets upon us?

The situation is quite surreal, especially since Gaza (or the Palestinian Authority) still hasn’t paid its electric bill.

Israelis understand that at some point the Gazan population would quite possibly demand or force Hamas to stop shooting rockets at Israel, if presented with the right combination of non-lethal incentives.

There are reports that PM Netanyahu killed the idea, saying the lawyers won’t permit it.

Well, what Netanyahu isn’t prepared to do, Hamas will do for him.

70,000 Gazans in Khan Younis and Dir Elbalach are now without electricity after a misfired Hamas rocket landed in Kissufim and knocked out the primary electric wires to their area.

It will be an interesting experiment to see who blinks first.

Will Israel fix the high tension overhead power cables or allow Hamas to fix them, or will Hamas be forced to stop firing when the its population begins to revolt after days and perhaps even weeks without electricity?

We’ll wait and see.


Update: PM Netanyahu spoke with Israel Electric Company (IEC) head Yiftach Ron-Tal, and told him he should not risk the lives of any electric company employees to fix the power lines.

As a result, the IEC has made a decision to fix the power cables, but not at this moment, as with the rockets flying down, its too dangerous to send workers there. When it is safer, they will go there and fix the problem.



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109 Responses to “Electricity Knocked Out in Gaza (Thanks to Hamas)”

  1. stop the flow of water and cell towers too!

  2. Good job Hamas. Thanks very muh

  3. Is there anyone who believes that Barack Obama is an American citizen?

    The USA Constitution states that BOTH parents must be USA citizens, in order to become POTUS.
    Yet, Barack Obama’s father was born in Kenya.

    People say that Barack was born in Kenya.
    But when Americans went to Kenya to investigate this…
    They were FORCED to leave!

    Barack claimed that he was born in Hawaii.
    Yet, NO doctor, nurse, medical staff, hospital records show that he was born where he claims that he was born.

    The house in Hawaii where he claims that he lived as a baby, the neighbors next door said that no baby was ever there in that time frame.

    He won’t show college records.

    People claim from business records that Barack Obama’s USA Social Security Card number is that of a dead person from Connecticut.
    USA SSC#s are assigned to the area of the USA in which you were born.
    So what is he doing with a dead person’s SSC# from Connecticut, if he supposedly was born in Hawaii?
    And NOBODY EVER gets another person’s number.

  4. God is great right enough!

  5. They do not eat pork, so this comment fits you.

  6. End the occupation…

  7. Jon Hearst says:

    Hamas..so **** n dumb. Its like watching the road runner and coyote WB CARTOON!!

  8. Karma strikes again!

  9. Sara Bachar says:

    Haha… I actually can’t stop laughing …. Ooobs…..

  10. Jerome Henen says:

    With some enemies MAD applies , but with HAMASS – leave them to their own devices and they will destroy themselves. Like a virus feeding on itself.

  11. Faith Wang says:

    praise the LORD GOD

  12. Lovely! Rocket didn’t missfire! God guided it to punish them

  13. What occupation, liar-Gaza has not Ben occupied for nearly nine years. Your Koran tells you to “lie to infidels”?

  14. they don’t have food and antheng est better for hem

  15. Btw everyone the Jewish press censors posts

  16. Izik Izik says:


  17. Forever I hope
    Go back to your tents and camels

  18. Keep up the good work, Hamas.

  19. HK”BH works in mysterious ways! (y)

  20. Tom Harmon says:

    hamas= stupidity!

  21. Hamas exposed for being inhumane to the Gazan people. The PA even admits it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjzS27ylCZ8

  22. Pat Callahan says:

    Your an idiot(s). Claims that these elements are anachronistic to 1961 (the year of Barack Obama’s birth) are incorrect:

    Nowhere on Barack Obama’s birth certificate does the term “African-American” appear. The space for “Race of Father” is filled in with the word “African,” which at the time was a descriptor that blacks who were actually native-born Africans (like Barack Obama’s father was) were more likely to use for themselves than “negro” (the latter being synonymous with “slave” in Euro-colonial countries such as Kenya).

    In 1895 the British Empire established the East Africa Protectorate, the forerunner of the country now known as the republic of Kenya. Although Kenya did not achieve complete independence from the United Kingdom until 1963, it was known as the Kenya Colony from 1920 onwards and was typically referred to as Kenya long before 1963. A search of news reports from 1961 (the year of Barack Obama’s birth) turns up hundreds and hundreds of news articles referencing that entity simply as “Kenya.”

    The former Kapi’olani Maternity Home became the Kapi’olani Maternity & Gynecological Hospital (where Barack Obama was born) in 1931, and it retained that appellation until 1971, when its name was shortened to Kapi’olani Hospital. The Kauikeolani Children’s Hospital (where Barack Obama was not born) was a separate entity which merged with the Kapi’olani Hospital in 1978 to become the Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women and Children.

    Read more at http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/birthers/birthcertificate.asp#h29sSRQsmZTIdukV.99

  23. Sherri Smith says:

    Divine intervention!

  24. SNOPES is leftwing site.

  25. Andrew Nixon says:

    Poetic (Divine) Justice – “they have fallen into the pit they dug for others” https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+7%3A14-17&version=NASB

  26. If they had a brain, they’d be dangerous!

  27. They are diging their own grave

  28. ברוך השם. השגחה עליונה

  29. that is probably going to happen on the next misfire rockets

  30. I’m sure Israel will get blamed.

  31. Hamas=uncivilized,backward,moraly wrong,emotionally disturbed,and most of all Anarchists that need to be arrested and brought to justice. that’s my opinion of Hamas.

  32. Pastor Ron says:

    Stranger things have happened.

  33. Is this not hashgacha pratis?

  34. Pastor Ron says:

    God has a sense of humor and jealousy for His wife…

  35. Tim Donahue says:

    They’ll cut off the electricity and hide behind women and children, firing missiles!

  36. Pat Callahan says:

    Ya. Right. And we should believe this B.S. All your conspiracy’s have been debunked. Try this site if you dare. http://www.obamaconspiracy.org/bookmarks/fact-checking-and-debunking/the-debunkers-guide-to-obama-conspiracy-theories/

  37. That is why Obama buddy, Governor Neil Abercrombie of Hawai’i…
    Can not find it either.

    It has been YEARS now.

  38. Pat Callahan says:

    Sure. The World Nut Daily. I am sure they will give you the facts, NOT!

  39. Find ANY site or link that shows Abercrombie found Obama’s REAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

  40. David Cohen says:

    Freewill Sonofgaia, You can’t even spell Hitler. Do you think.k Hitler would like Native Americans? What fool/tool.

  41. Toby Stupp says:

    There is a wise jewish saying “the deeds of the righteous are done by others” so appropriate

  42. Pat Callahan says:

    Hawaiian Department of Health spokeswoman Janice Okubo explained that Hawaii stopped issuing the longer “Certificate” in 2001 when their birth records were “put into electronic files for consistent reporting”, and therefore Hawaii “does not have a short-form or long-form certificate”.[39] A “record of live birth”, partially handwritten and partially typed, was created and submitted in 1961 when Obama was born, and is “located in a bound volume in a file cabinet on the first floor of the state Department of Health”. The document was used to create the state’s electronic records, and has been examined by state officials multiple times since the controversy began. “It was actually written, I am told,” said Abercrombie, “this is what our investigation is showing, it actually exists in the archives, written down.” This is the problem with birthers, and why I’m so bored with them. They reverse-engineer every bit of news to find gerunds and commas that may, perhaps, in a manner of speaking, prove that there is a shadow of a doubt of skepticism about Obama’s birth.

  43. Got what they derserve

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