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Zionism and the United States Congress ~ by William James Martin

By William James Martin | Dissident Voice |  April 19th, 2013 The ideology, or political project, of Zionism which underlies the creation of the State of Israel had, in fact, a Christian origin rather than a Jewish one, as writings can be found dating from the 1500’s, written by Christian clergymen in England advocating the […]

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Originally posted on Reunited World Wide Web Brotherhood:
At some point folks need to realize this current policy of killing bad guys with rockets fired from drones is really not a good idea. The main reason being is because it is sanctioned assassination. Well this, if you don’t know, is illegal in pretty much every…

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PRC condemns Congress attempts to remove refugees’ issue

[ PIC 30/05/2012 – 02:50 PM ] AMMAN,(PIC)– The Palestinian Rights Committee (PRC), in Jordan, condemned the American continuous attempts to write off the Palestinian refugees’ issue. The committee described in a statement, on Tuesday, the position of the US congress saying that it is practicing a biased policy and immoral hypocrisy and hostility towards […]

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How Congress is crushing Palestine

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Monday, January 30th, 2012| Gaza Mom | Laila El-Haddad A few weeks ago, I emailed an old friend in Gaza, a thirty something economist, to seek out his expertise. Years ago, when I was living in Gaza, he and I frequently exchanged thoughts on the […]

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The Zionist lobby’s First Lady in US Congress

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Alan Hart |  Stooges | Redress Information & Analysis | 2 Nov 2011 Alan Hart profiles Ileana Ros-Lehtinen​, Israel’s First Lady in the US Congress and the woman behind legislation requiring the US administration to cut off funds to any UN agency recognizing the Palestinians, […]

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Congress Grills FBI Chief About Anti-Islam Training – video

 By Spencer Ackerman | October 6, 2011  |5:04 pm  | Danger Room At a congressional hearing on Thursday, FBI Director Robert Mueller said the Bureau was through with training sessions that equated “mainstream” Muslims with terrorists — and besides, briefings like those were mere “isolated incidents.” But Mueller’s description of the extent of the training doesn’t […]

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How Congress Sees the Middle East Through AIPAC-Colored Glasses

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood by SR Editor on September 22, 2011 |  Sabbah Report by MEDEA BENJAMIN and ALLISON McCRACKEN During August recess this year, 81 members of Congress went on a junket to Israel funded by the Israel lobby group AIPAC (well, funded by the American Israel Education […]

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US Congress members take junket to Israel: who wins and who loses?

By Reverend Carolyn Boyd * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | Sept 8, 2011 “What if we stopped the three billion dollars in aid we give to Israel annually and used the savings to create a national jobs-deficit reduction programme?… This is the time to reallocate financial resources to American families and communities and to […]

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For the Love of Israel: Congresswoman’s Misguided War on the UN ~ by Ramzy Baroud

by Ramzy Baroud / September 8th, 2011 From an Israeli point of view, Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is the ideal American politician. Although many in the US government aspire to her level of commitment to Israel, few can measure up to a dedication that extends beyond the very interests of her own country. “Lawless extremists infest […]

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Michael Berg: What Congress Won’t See on Its Trip to Israel This Month

HuffPost World | Aug 21, 2011 Michael Berg | Member, St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee and Jewish Voice for Peace Congressman Russ Carnahan joined nearly 20 percent of the United States House of Representatives in a trip to Israel this month. Paid for by an affiliate of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, these 81 […]

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After failed negotiations, it’s the only option left ~by @YousefMunayyer

By Yousef Munayyer August 18, 2011|  The Boston Globe AS PALESTINIANS prepare to seek membership in the United Nations, critics are quick to label this a damaging unilateral strategy. But the Palestinian drive for admission to the UN is not damaging or unilateral or even a strategy. Understanding the genesis of the impending diplomatic battle […]

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The same Islamophobic bloggers and pundits that influenced Norway killer also influence Congress

by Karina Piser on July 28, 2011 | Mondoweiss In light of the Oslo attacks, it is important to pause and contemplate what sparked this event, and indeed where such hatred comes from. One thing is clear: this in no way occurred in isolation. It was a disconcerting coincidence that an article on the front page of Monday’s New York […]

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Congress Blesses Israel’s Matrix of Control

    By James M. Wall * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | July 17, 2011 The US Congress announced through two July votes that since the US and Israel are obviously the colonial bosses of the Middle East, the future of the Palestinian people must be determined through “negotiations” between unequal partners, an occupying […]

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Siegman: Israel always wanted territory not peace, and US is its ‘captive’

by Philip Weiss on July 16, 2011 | Mondoweiss Zaid Jilani and Ali Gharib at Think Progress interview Henry Siegman, former head of the American Jewish Congress, on the Palestinian statehood resolution and the failure of the peace process: Siegman: [T]the United States has taken the position that the only way to make any progress […]

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Netanyahu Mislead U.S. Congress about the EU Observers

PNN – Palestine News Network – 26.05.11 – 11:49 Gisha – If Israel Wants a Say in Passage via Rafah, it Should Permit Passage to West Bank Netanyahu Mislead U.S. Congress about the EU Observers Tal Aviv – PNN – The Israeli Legal Center for Freedom of Movement – Gisha – issued a press statement […]

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