The Most HEARTBREAKING Story From Israel





Liz begins by acknowledging the heartbreaking situation in Israel, where terror attacks have taken a devastating toll. Liz expresses her growing concern as she hears first-person accounts of the atrocities, emphasizing that these stories make it even harder to comprehend the scale of the tragedy.

Next, Liz delves into the reactions from leftists in the United States, with Liz suggesting that many have underestimated the Left’s animosity towards Jews. She accuses some on the Left of not just excusing but celebrating Palestinian terrorists’ acts of violence against Israelis. She examines the origins of this sentiment and how it should be addressed.

Before delving further into these topics, Liz references a tweet from Elizabeth Warren on Indigenous People’s Day. She criticizes Warren for claiming Native American heritage in the past, despite having minimal Native American ancestry, and calls out the hypocrisy in her message.

Returning to the main theme, Liz contends that the left-wing politicians and activists in the United States seem to be endorsing a genocidal ideology, comparing their support for Palestinian terrorists to cheering for the Holocaust. She criticizes the media for sanitizing the violence and alleges bias against Israel.

Liz reads first-person narratives from survivors of the recent attacks in Israel, highlighting the trauma and brutality of the situation. She emphasizes that these stories depict a battle of good versus evil.

Regarding the U.S. response, Liz questions Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s call for a ceasefire and criticizes his approach. She also explores various perspectives on what Israel should do in response to the ongoing crisis, referencing a detailed analysis by Josh Hammer.

Liz concludes by emphasizing the importance of supporting Israel and opposing the genocidal ideology promoted by some on the Left. She argues that proper foreign policy involves analyzing the United States’ interests in individual conflicts and underscores the significance of defending Israel as a vital ally in a volatile region.

Show Transcript

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Alright, Liz Wheeler Show episode 443, take one. We have a lot to talk about on the show today. Once again, yesterday was a hard day. It was a hard day to film and from what you guys have told me, it was a hard show to watch and it really was. I think the situation in Israel is getting more horrific by the day because we’re hearing more first person accounts of the atrocities and the murders and it just, I think at first you experience this shock when there is a terror attack to that extent just unbelievable because you’re thinking of the number of people. But after that first day, that number of people, whether it’s 700, 800, 900, oh it cross the line to a thousand, you actually start thinking of those people as individuals as the first person stories start trickling in. And that for me makes it even harder. 

We’re going to talk about that and we’re going to talk about the reaction from leftists in our country. I think many of us underestimated the lefts hatred of Jews in this country, in the United States of America, and given the reaction from many on the left, they seem to be celebrating not just excusing the Palestinian terrorists murder of Israelis, they seem to be celebrating it. So we’re going to talk about the origin of that and how to react to that and what it’s all about. But before we do that, I want to start the show by reading you a tweet from Elizabeth Warren from Indigenous People’s Day. So we did a special yesterday debunking the four lies that the Left tells about Christopher Columbus. If you missed that piece, you can go, you can find it on wheeler. Highly recommend that you watch it. It it’s ans an annual special that we do because the left trots out their same narratives and talking points about Christopher Columbus every year, but apparently many cities across the country, you know this, we’ve talked about this before, don’t even call it Christopher Columbus Day anymore. 

They call it Indigenous People’s Day. Guess that’s how they morally justify taking a day off of work as they are simultaneously vilifying Christopher Columbus. Well, for Indigenous People’s Day, Elizabeth Warren sent out the following tweet and I quote on hashtag Indigenous People’s Day. We celebrate the resilience, sovereignty, and rich cultures of native communities, but the federal government has long failed to fulfill its obligations to tribal nations. We must do more to honor and uphold our promises to native peoples says the woman who took positions at school and in jobs away from natives by pretending to be a native. Remember that time when Elizabeth Warren lied and claimed that she was a Native American because she said, I have high cheekbones and I contributed powwow chicken to a Native American cookbook and therefore I am one of the marginalized, I’m a Native American. But then of course she took a D N A test and it turned out that she is one 1020 fourth Native American, which for anybody wondering makes her less Native American than the average American. 

Anybody walking down the street, you do a D n A swab of them. They are more Native American than Elizabeth Warren and yet she has the goal to post this on Indigenous People’s Day. We must do more to honor and uphold our promises to native peoples. Well, how about you give opportunities back to Native Americans that you stole from ’em by appropriating their identity because you thought you had high cheekbones the goal of this woman. Sometimes I just think, imagine if a Republican elected official had done this. Do you think of a Republican candidate, not a candidate, a republican politician Republican senator had lied the way Elizabeth Warren lied, had contributed pow wow chicken to a Native American cookbook and then now pretends to be an advocate for Native Americans. Do you think that that senator would have any political capital left? Of course not. Of course not because the left lets their own get away with everything including apologizing for murder. 

So this is what I want to talk about today and I know that this is a heavy topic, but it’s one that cannot be ignored because it has far reaching implications beyond the terror attack in Israel. The left often falsely accuses the right of indulging white supremacist viewpoints or even of being white supremacists. I mean, how often have we heard people like Hillary Clinton and a O c and everyone actually call Republicans, whether it’s voters Trump voters or elected Republicans call them Nazis and bigots and white supremacists. But it’s become evident that the Nazi ideology that is festering in our nation is not festering among people in the Republican party or among people who identify as right wing or people who identify as red pilled. Nazi ideology is being embraced by the left and the question that I would pose to everyone watching this show tonight is how is cheering for the murder of women, children, elderly people and families who were ripped from their homes and brutally murdered by terrorists? 

How is cheering for that? Because those people were Jewish, that’s why they were targeted. How is that different than cheering for the Holocaust? This is a serious question. It doesn’t seem to me that there is any difference in the celebrations that we have seen pop up in cities all across the United States and in western countries all around the world pretending solidarity with Palestine when what they’re celebrating is an attempted genocide of the Jews. It makes me sick to my stomach and the media and the Biden administration have already begun to sanitize this destruction and it really does. I know that in politics it’s a huge taboo to use a metaphor or a comparison to the Holocaust in almost any circumstance. And ordinarily I agree with that unwritten rule, unless it’s the Holocaust, you don’t compare something to the Holocaust because nothing can be compared to the Holocaust unless it is the Holocaust. 

That’s a pretty solid rule that most commentators can in good faith. But when we have the single deadliest assault on the Jewish people because they’re Jewish, the wholesale slaughter of Jews because they’re Jews, the deadliest mass murder of Jewish people because they’re Jewish since the Holocaust. You have to wonder how left-wing politicians and activists in our country would have reacted had they been alive during World War ii, would they have spoken up? Would they have stopped this or would they like they are today, been trying to sanitize the truth, disguising the horror, pointing their finger in blame at Israel as if Israel asked for this and deserves it and putting Palestinian terrorists on a pedestal in the name of overthrowing oppression. We’re going to break all of that down and we’re going to start with Anthony Blinken and what in the tweet that he has since deleted. 

But first, so let’s start with Anthony Blinken, Biden’s, secretary of State. He posted the following tweet, he’s since deleted this tweet by the way, because people noticed that he posted it. This is what he said. He said, Turkish foreign minister ha Condan and I spoke further on Hamas’ terrorist attack on Israel. I encouraged Turkey’s advocacy for a cease fire and the release of all hostages held by Hamas immediately a cease fire. So let me get this straight. Israel has sustained the deadliest day since Jews were massacred during the Holocaust, and you don’t want them to defend themselves. You don’t want them to fight back. You don’t want them to decimate the terrorists who murdered their family, their children, their parents. You want them to just stand back and say, oh, okay, well now that the terrorists have gotten what they wanted, now that a thousand Israelis, and by the way, almost a dozen Americans have been murdered, we’re just going to sit around and say, well, you got what you wanted. 

We’re going to let you have it. This is the most bananas reaction in the entire world and it substantiates what we spoke about yesterday when I play that clip of Joe Biden saying, we stand with Israel, we support Israel, we will give them everything that they need. No, you won’t. Your administration is already telling them preemptively that they cannot defend themselves, that they cannot go in and decimate Hamas. Imagine for a second. We also compared this terror attack in Israel to nine 11 because it is an apropos comparison. In fact, it’s deadlier per capita for Israelis than nine 11 was per capita for Americans. In fact, if you do the math, the number of Israelis that were murdered per capita would equal like 20 or 25,000 Americans being murdered all at once in a terror attack. Can you imagine that? And imagine if you had a secretary of state of the presidential administration, Bush was president at the time of nine 11, right? 

Imagine if you had Condoleezza Rice who was his secretary of state standing up and saying, you know what? Now that Al-Qaeda and the Taliban have hijacked our debt liners, run them into the world trade centers, run them into the Pentagon, attempted to run them into the White House and the Capitol, thank goodness that one was diverted. Now that they’ve gotten what they want, we’re going to call for a ceasefire. We’re not going to go in. We’re not going to try to decimate the Taliban who gave safe, safe harbor to Al-Qaeda. We’re not going to try to find Bin Laden. We’re not going to do any of that. We’re just what good is violence, right? Violence begets violence. It’s a cycle of violence. We don’t want to perpetuate. Imagine if someone had said that not even the most anti-American politician in this country at the time would have dared to say something so atrocious, and yet as Israel is still finding the dead bodies of the people who have been murdered by Hamas, the US Secretary of State dares, to suggest that they engage in a ceasefire, it’s atrocious. 

And meanwhile, the media, as I predicted yesterday, has already begun to sanitize the violence and in order to blame Israel, in fact, if we could bring up this, this is a video, Israel, the I D F, the Israeli defense forces have begun strikes against Hamas strongholds in Gaza, and in this video, once you watch very closely, I’m going to tell you what happens because it’s a very quick video and if you don’t know what you’re looking for, you might miss it. In this video, you will first see the explosions of these missiles hitting a mosque in Gaza, and then look what happens next. You see those two mushroom clouds, but what’s coming up underneath those mushroom clouds, those are secondary explosions. So what the media has done with this video, and you can watch it again, you can see what’s happening. The two mushroom clouds are the original strikes by the I D F and then underneath you see all of these secondary explosions. 

Well, the media is portraying this as, can you believe that Israel attacked a house of worship in Gaza? Can you believe that Israel desecrated a Muslim mosque? But what they’re ignoring is what you and I just saw very clearly in that video, those secondary explosions. What does that mean? What caused those secondary explosions? I’ll tell you what caused them. Those secondary explosions were caused by all of the weapons, the missiles, the rockets, the firearms that ha mosque was storing in the mosque, storing in the mosque because they know if Israel bombs the mosque, they can say, oh, Israel, they’re just out to try to discriminate against Muslims. They hide rockets and missiles and bombs in schools and in hospitals and in private homes and in houses of worship in order to use the Palestinian people as human shields because they know Israel is a humane nation. 

They know Israel is going to do everything in their power not to kill innocent civilians. And so the Palestinian authority and Hamas who officially governs this region, this Palestinian region, they take advantage of Israel’s humanity. They take advantage of the fact that Israel is not going to do to them what they have done to Israel. And you could see it in that video. And yet the media, the media tells us that Israel is now doing the exact same thing that Hamas did to the Jews in Israel. It is not true. The first person narratives that are beginning to emerge from Israel. I spent a good part of the day reading these first person narratives and I was bawling multiple times because you cannot read these stories and see this evil perpetuated by these terrorists against the Jews and not believe that we are in a bigger battle of good versus evil. 

There is no moral equivalency that would justify what I’m about to read you a story of a young girl, one of the young girls who was at the music festival. All of her friends were murdered. She’s one of the sole survivors, and she wrote a first person account so people would understand exactly what they faced. I’m going to read you that in just a second. I want to read you part of a first person narrative of one of the young women who managed to escape with her life after the music festival. And I have to warn you, if you have children listening to this, you probably don’t want them to hear this because this is one of the most traumatizing stories. This woman’s name is May Hyatt. This is what she writes. So I went to work with my girlfriend Laron at the bar in the Nova’s party the whole night and morning we were together. 

We had so much fun. There was a beautiful sunrise and we went back towards our trailer to drink coffee and rest. Then the nightmare began. Rocket started flying over our heads. The music was stopped and we waited for the situation to calm down so we could go home. Suddenly I got a call, a phone call from a friend who says that she and everyone who started driving back home from the party is being shot. I ran to the police officers closest to me and asked them to go and reinforce the people in the vehicles, but then we realized that there’s so many terrorists in our area and they’re very close to us. There was one big chaos. We went to hide in the police command room and we all sat down on the floor. Some people cried, some shouted, some had anxiety attacks and some were completely silent. 

I hugged everyone who cried and couldn’t catch their breath and Lauren, Ron helped the wounded while we were under attack. The noise of the gunshots began to get closer. The policemen stood in the doorway ready with their weapons and looked at each other with a frightened look and shouted to storm. They turned to us just before leaving the room and told us to run and pray. They came out and got shot one after another. The terrorists fired bursts of gunfire at the room and for a moment there was shocking silence. We left the room running to the battlefield and while I’m running, I turned back and I saw Laron. She stayed there and didn’t come with us. We tried our best and ran as fast as possible until we reached some ambulance and hid behind it. The shots came from every direction to our right, to our left, behind us and in front of us. 

I saw someone yelling at us, come here. It’s safer. I ran towards him. No one came with me. Me and him continued running together until we saw a vehicle approaching us. It was one of the party members who offered us to get in his car and try to escape with him. We got in his car and as soon as he started driving, the terrorists started shooting at us. We made a U-turn and drove to the other place and we were shoot at there as well. We were turned back to the place we were at the beginning and suddenly the car’s wheel got stuck in the sand while we were still under fire. We ran out of the car until we noticed a hole in the ground. We entered inside, held hands and prayed. It was just the two of us. The guy who was driving the car disappeared. 

I told him, do you know the stories of the holocaust in which people pretended to be dead so they wouldn’t be noticed? This is what’s going to happen to us. He covered us with sand and we were silent for about an hour until we started hearing footsteps coming towards us and we prayed for a miracle. They found us eight terrorists in front of both of us. I closed my eyes tightly because I was sure they were going to shoot us, but then they grabbed us and lofted us from the ground. They took our phones and everything we had in our pockets, they announced in their walkie-talkies. We have two more abductee. One of the terrorists started talking to me in Arabic and I told him I can’t understand him. I didn’t shout. I didn’t go crazy. I became apathetic. He put his jacket around me while the rest were looking at me like I was a piece of meat because I was wearing a tank top. In one hand. He holds my hand and the other he holds a missile. We started walking and I saw they were looking on the floor for things like cigarettes and drinks. So I helped them. I didn’t want to resist. 

The guy who was with me didn’t stop crying and begging for his life, and I tried to explain to him that he needs to stop crying. It annoys them. Stop crying. Everything will be fine. They had knives and hammers. I realized we were in danger at first. He listened to me, but very quickly he returned to his initial and fell on his knees and again screamed and begged for his life. And then he didn’t scream anymore. They murdered him in front of my eyes. I was left alone with them. One of them took aboard and every few seconds hit me on the head. The other one was holding a knife and every few seconds approached me, threateningly, it was important for them to humiliate me. The terrorists who held my hand shouted at them and took me under his wing. We started walking towards one of their cars and luckily their cars didn’t start the threatening terrorist with the knife. The one who a moment ago murdered. The guy who was with me said to me, if you try to escape, I’ll kill you. Like I killed your friend. I remained standing and the terrorist who took me under his wing told me I can go. I didn’t know what to do, and in one moment I just started running. I stole a glance back and saw that no weapon was pointed at me. So I continued to run like crazy. I hid under the sage of the party and laid down next to three dead people. 

I smeared myself with the blood. I smeared myself with a blood that dripped from one of the bodies next to me and pretended to be dead for three hours, three hours that felt like an eternity. Three hours where terrorists pass by me and shoot everywhere and burn every possible piece of land while rockets floated above my head. For three hours, I lay among corpses and wondered what will happen to me? And suddenly I started hearing people talk in Hebrew. I screamed loudly, help. These were the army soldiers. They came and took me to a trailer with paramedics along with other survivors in the background. The shooting continued and in front of my eyes, I saw difficult sights and I will spare you and will not describe them here. So it’s true that they murdered my soul and I hope that one day I will be able to heal it. But Laron, remember Laron from the beginning of the story, my girlfriend, they killed her. They killed my hero. And unfortunately no one will be able to bring her back. 

And as we hear more of these first person narratives that break your heart, this is what we hear from the left in our nation. Students at Harvard, 30 different student groups are blaming Israel. 30 different student groups. We can show this on the screen. Should feel this is element number five. Look at that list. 30 different official student groups. Sorry, I need to get a tissue. 30 different student groups at Harvard officially affiliated with university are condemning Israel for what happened. They said today’s events did not occur in a vacuum. For the last two decades, millions of Palestinians and Gaza have been forced to live in an open air prison. Israel officials promised to open the gates of hell and the massacres and Gaza have already commenced. The apartheid regime is the only one to blame. They said, Harvard takes taxpayer money, your money and my money, particularly in the form of research grants and federally subsidized student loans. 

Our money, which goes to these officially affiliated with the university student groups that are blaming Israel for what I just read to you, we have journalists and professors and viral tweets like this one. This tweet’s been viewed. Lemme bring up this view’s been this tweet has been viewed over five and a half million times. He said, did some people just think Palestine had to file paperwork or something to be freed? This is what oppressed fighting the oppressor looks like in the minds of the left. Once they have convinced themselves of this Marxist dialectic where everyone is either oppressed or an oppressor, it justifies in their minds evil. So when you hear the word revolution, when you hear the word overthrow, when you hear the word take back and justice articulated by leftists who believe in this Marxist dialectic, they’re justifying the massacres in Israel and they’ll justify that in other parts of the world, including in our country as well. 

Element number seven, she says, what did y’all think decolonization meant? Vibes, papers, essays, losers. That tweet has been viewed 22 million times. This is the prevailing mindset of the left. We are not living in an era in our country where the Democrat party is defined by J F K or even defined by Bill Clinton. This is what I was warning about in my book. Our institutions, including those on the left, have been co-opted by people who believe in an evil ideology, who think that the West is so bad, so evil, so illegitimate that it justifies then perpetuating scenes that I can only imagine exist in hell. 

And that brings us back to my original question. How is this different from cheering on or supporting the Holocaust? How is it different? The left always falsely accuses us of harboring some secret racist, bigoted, hateful white supremacist viewpoints. It’s not true. It’s an ugly, ugly accusation. And yet the only people who are participating in a Nazi ideology, a genocidal Nazi ideology, are the left in our country. Hamas announced yesterday that they’ll begin executing the hostages that they are still holding, including Americans. Israelis and Americans live on television with audio and video for every Israeli airstrike that kills a Palestinian civilian. And remember, Hamas uses Palestinian civilians as human shields. They hold up children in front of their bodies so that when Israel strikes the terrorists, the child is struck first so that they can use the body of that dead child, give that photo to the media and say, we are being victimized by Israel, but this is what Hamas says they’re going to do. Take a look at this. 

To put an end to this, from this moment on, we announced that any targeting of innocent civilians without warning will be met regretfully to say by executing one of the hostages in our custody and we will be forced to broadcast this execution. We regret this. 

They’ll be forced to broadcast that execution and yet they’re the victims according to the left. So what’s going to happen? What is Israel going to do? What is the us? What role do we have in this particular conflict? Washington DC has no idea. Washington DC claims that they were as caught off guard as the Israeli government. But what should be done here? Should we deescalate the way that Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says that we ought to deescalate should Israel not defend herself? I want to read to you what is real should do. This was written by a dear friend of mine, one of the most brilliant people in the entire conservative movement. Josh Hammer is one of my dearest friends in the conservative movement. He is one of the most brilliant constitutional lawyers I know, and he was off the grid for the Jewish holiday when the attacks in Israel happened. 

And when he returned online, he wrote his entire thoughts on the matter, which I highly recommend you read in its entirety. I posted it on my Twitter account wheeler because you can and you should read it. But I want to read to you just a selected part of how he says Israel should respond. This is what Josh says. Here’s what Israel should do. First, immediately evacuate as many identifiable civilians. No easy task as possible from Gaza. Work with Egypt to take them in, ideally with diplomatic carrots and sticks. But if need be a refugee swarm on the border fence and forcing Egypt’s hand might be inevitable. Second flatten and raise to the ground anything remotely. Smacking of jihadist infrastructure in Gaza. Large swaths of gaja should resemble a parking lot. The extent to which the entirety of Gaza and Hamas. Terror infrastructure tunnels, rocket launchers, et cetera, are synonymous, cannot be overstated. 

They’re largely one and the same with the terror infrastructure embedded within civilian buildings. Every effort must of course be made while the operation is proceeding to locate and evacuate hostages dead or alive, most of whom will likely be in the subterranean terror tunnels. This is a severely complicating factor. Tragically do not cease until every single member of Hamas and every single bit of infrastructure has been eradicated. However long it takes, it takes so be it. Enough is enough. Mowing the lawn as the I D F has called it must finally end in its way. It is way, way past time for definitive action. After that, Israel must formerly re annex Gaza. The 2005 disengagement was a catastrophic mistake that needs to be reversed after re annexation. There will need to be a military occupation to ensure it does not go off the rails. Once again, Israeli security and intelligence apparatuses should then ensure the installation of a puppet regime, not Hamas, but crucially also not the Palestinian authority likely led by some sort of Arab Zionist faction. 

Mossad then needs to start taking out the actual top Hamas leaders in Doha. Ideally, we will also start to see a lot of top Iranian regime figures and assets start to quote mysteriously disappear in Iran as well. What happens here appears to have been an act of war from the Iranian regime. Hamas was merely a convenient conduit after that. Israel will have to reassess how the hell the worst intelligence failure in the state’s history happened. There is much, much work to do, to clean house, to try to rescue the security intelligence services once vaunted badass reputation. Were Israeli agents too distracted by their zeal to color revolution. BB Netanyahu this year under the guise of judicial reform, did Iran infiltrate Israel security apparatus as it did with Robert O’Malley and company in the United States. Who knows? The next few weeks are going to be brutal. 

Josh Hammer writes even more so if Hezbollah formerly joins the fight from Lebanon, thus ushering in the IDFs nightmare scenario of a two front war. If you think that the Jewish state’s right to survive and thrive is somehow equivalent, or you have a bullshit urge to everyone calm down or both sides. This thing to the genocidal death cult of Hamas whose founding charter in 1988 literally calls for the annihilation or annihilation of Israel and the death of every Jew worldwide, then you can f right off and hit the unfollow button. Good riddance. Enough is enough. Josh writes, may the hostages in Gaza be safely rescued? He’s exactly right. And I would just like to remind conservatives on our own side that supporting some wars or giving aid to some countries in pursuit of a just war to defend their right to exist does not make you a NeoCon. 

I understand the overcompensation of some on the right after the Forever Wars under the Bush administration, Afghanistan nine 11, the neocons like Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney, who never saw war, they didn’t like Hillary Clinton’s included in that. Although she’s hardly a conservative, I understand the inclination to not want to get involved in anything outside of our own country, but that is not proper foreign policy. Proper foreign policy is analyzing the interests of the United States in individual wars. Meaning what is the United States interest in a border of dispute between Ukraine and Russia? Nothing but the United States’ vital interest in supporting Israel is not only because Israel is our primary ally in the region and without Israel, that entire Middle East would be completely blanketed with regimes like Iran, who not only are calling for the death of Jews and the annihilation of Israel, but are calling for death to America as well. But also, history repeats itself, history that many of our grandparents witnessed when Jews were wholesale slaughtered during the Holocaust just because they’re Jews and we’re on the verge of that happening again. There is another evil enemy in our world who is trying to inflict the same genocide once again on the Jewish people because they are the Jewish people and we cannot allow that to happen. Thank you for watching today. Thank you for listening. I’m Liz Wheeler. This is the Liz Wheeler Show. 


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