Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Giuliani claims, "American foreign policy had nothing to do with the September 11th. September 11th happened because these people who hate us, hate us because of the freedoms that we have." Giuliani is lying to us.
Mr. Giuliani, how can you lie
to the American people about
why we were attacked on 9/11
and lie about why we're still
at risk of being attacked again?
Read the article, Thinking About Neoconservatism
Michael Lind has called attention to the neoconservatives’ “odd bursts of ideological enthusiasm for ‘democracy’”— odd because these calls for democracy and freedom throughout the Middle East are also coupled with support for the Likud Party and other like-minded groups in Israel that are driven by a vision of an ethnocentric, expansionist Israel that, to outside observers at least, bears an unmistakable (albeit unmentionable) resemblance to apartheid South Africa."
Thursday, November 8, 2007
Ed Royce Spews Israel Lobby Line on Iran
"There's a deep schizophrenia in some of the Jewish community, and people who are at the forefront of every single rights issue, from racial justice in the United States to the ethnic cleansing in Darfur--on Israel, it crumbles, and there is all this hand-wringing," says Sarahleah Whitson of Human Rights Watch. "And everyone [who is critical] is successfully marginalized."- Israel Lobby Watch
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
(see video) Joel Kovel, author of Overcoming Zionism, talks with Amy Goodman about Zionist pressure which caused University of Michigan Press to drop his book from distribution. Only after fellow academics and civil libertarians led a campaign to get the book published did University of Michigan Press overturn their decision and agree to continue the distribution of Kovel's book.
Saturday, October 27, 2007
Both parties are owned by the AIPAC Lobby, the Israel Lobby
When questioned, Harman claims she is against the Bush policy YET she voted for H.R. 1400, saying, "Our fight, and we must continue it, is against the threats and the actions of the extreme regime in Iran who threaten our Democratic ally Israel and who threaten the entire world with the prospect of a nuclear bomb."
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Friday, October 26, 2007
Sunday, October 21, 2007
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Friday, October 12, 2007
See Video:"There are pro-Israel groups, not just Jewish - many of them are Christian fundamentalists, that believe in supporting the Israeli government no matter what it does and no matter what it wants. These people are all upset and excited about Iran and are pushing hard for a confrontational stance." - Barbara Slavin
Barbara Slavin discusses her book, "Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S. & the Twisted Path to Confrontation," as well as the current U.S. stance toward Iran and her thoughts on how to deal with the country and its president.
The fact is, Israel attacked the USS Liberty. "It's time for the truth to come out," declared Boston, who is now 84. "There have been so many cover-ups." - New revelations in attack on American spy ship Veterans, documents suggest U.S., Israel didn't tell full story of deadly '67 incident By John Crewdson Tribune senior correspondent
Also see: AIPAC is pushing us to war with Iran for IsraelRepresentative Press Channel on YouTube (it's free and doing so helps spread the word)
Wednesday, October 3, 2007
The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy
Thom Hartmann cut off a caller talking about Israel Lobby
"Just a few days after the Wilkerson story came out and also only days after release of the Mearsheimer-Walt book, a caller to the Thom Hartmann radio program commended the book, urged Hartmann and his guest at the time, Senator Bernie Sanders, to read it, and asked Sanders to address the issue of Israel's and the lobby's support for the Iraq war. Hartmann shut the caller off with a comment that "we don't hype books on this program" (after having just allowed another caller to hype another book). Sanders then proceeded to denounce "conspiracy theories" such as the notion that Israel had anything to do with the war, and Hartmann finished off with a remark that, "besides," a report just came out --obviously meaning the Wilkerson story -- that demonstrates there was no Israeli link to the war.
In fact, the Wilkerson report does not refute the notion of an Israeli link; he addresses only Israeli-U.S. contacts in early 2002, whereas by later in 2002 and 2003 the evidence is overwhelming that Israel and particularly the Israel lobby were pushing hard for the war."
See: Thom Hartmann cut off a caller talking about Israel Lobby book
Audio clip from http://www.kpfk.org/
Monday, September 10, 2007
Wednesday, September 5, 2007
and U.S. Foreign Policy
by John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt
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"When John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt's article on the Israel Lobby appeared in the London Review of Books, after having been commissioned and killed by the Atlantic Monthly, neoconservative publicists launched an all-out campaign to slander the authors as anti-Semites.
Now that their book The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy has appeared--a work of considerable scope, carefully documented, and not just an expanded version of the article--the imputation of anti-Semitism will doubtless be repeated more sparingly for readers lower down the educational ladder. Meanwhile, the literate establishment press will (a) ignore it, (b) pretend that it says nothing new or surprising, and (c) rule out the probable inferences from the data, on the ground that the very meaning of the word "lobby" is elusive." - Iraq, Israel, Iran by David Bromwich
Also see: A Pretext for War
"Israel is urging U.S. officials not to delay a military strike against Iraq's Saddam Hussein, an aide to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Friday." - Israel To U.S.: Don't Delay Iraq Attack, Sharon Government Urges Prompt Action Against Saddam (http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2002/08/18/world/main519037.shtml)
James Bamford references the above article in his book, A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America's Intelligence Agencies