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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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81 House Members Enjoy Hiatus In Israel

By James M. Wall * | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | Aug 16, 2011 Eighty-one members of the US House of Representatives-about 20 percent of the total membership-are enjoying a late summer week-long, all-expenses paid trip to Israel. This hasbara (propaganda) trip happens every other summer (in non-election years), but this year’s excursion to the […]

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Does Your Congressperson Represent You – or Israel?

by Medea Benjamin | August 15th, 2011 | Dissident Voice In this time of economic austerity, when jobs are being slashed and Americans are fearful about their future, the Congressional recess is the time for our elected representatives to be home in their districts, reaching out to their constituents and servicing the people they are […]

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81 US lawmakers in Israel on ‘tour’ sponsored by Zionist lobbying group

Some background info to read while you keep paying tax while lawmakers enjoy their holiday to learn HOW TO REPRESENT ISRAEL in stead of USA: About the cost of US congressmen: “We pay congressmen $174,000 per year. Then we give them an employee allowance of $900,000. Then we give them $250,000 for office expenses (we […]

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U.S. congressmen call on state secretary to ensure Gaza flotilla safety

[ 29/06/2011 – 10:16 AM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– Six U.S. legislators have called on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to ensure the safety of the American citizens on board the Audacity of Hope ship due to set sail to the Gaza Strip to deliver much needed humanitarian aid sometime this week. 36 Americans are slated […]

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