President Trump’s US embassy in Israel move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Monday happened the day before Palestinians commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nakba - the ethnic cleansing of Palestine. US officials were in Jerusalem celebrating as Israeli forces open fire on Palestinians in Gaza, killing at least 52 and injuring nearly 2,000. … Continue reading California State Assembly shamelessly panders to Israel the day it killed 52 civilians
Today, the ACLU filed a lawsuit challenging an anti-BDS law in Kansas. The Kansas law requires prospective state contractors to certify that they do not support boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaigns for Palestinian rights. The lawsuit challenges the Kansas law on First Amendment grounds, arguing that political boycotts, like boycotts for Palestinian rights, are protected by … Continue reading Lawsuit challenges unconstitutional anti-BDS bill in Kansas
Delegates to the annual convention of the country’s largest state Democratic Party Sunday approved a resolution (see page 4) decrying the failure of U.S administrations to back-up measured criticism of Israel’s occupation “with actual steps to change the status quo and bring about a real peace process.” It calls on Washington to work through the … Continue reading In a historic resolution, the California Democratic Party decries U.S. support for Israeli occupation
Assembly Bills 1551 and 1552, introduced by Assembly Member Travis Allen on January 4, 2016, would penalize those who engage in “politically motivated” boycotts as a nonviolent means to influence Israel to end its occupation and human rights abuses. During the California Democratic Party convention in San Jose on February 27th, David Mandel of Jewish Voice for Peace gave … Continue reading This Assembly bill will punish those who engage in peaceful action
In a letter sent to the Haim Saban, a longtime Clinton donor, Hillary condemned the BDS movement, equating between anti-Semitism and criticism/action against racist policies of the State of Israel.Congratulations to the BDS Movement's successes. Even the front runner in the presidential race felt the need to address BDS! - Posted using BlogPress from my … Continue reading Hillary Stands for Apartheid, Condemns BDS
Crazy Dana's press release was issued today: WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, praising Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech Tuesday before a joint session of Congress, said he has asked House Speaker John Boehner to invite Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to address the legislative body as well.“Prime Minister Netanyahu made his point and made … Continue reading Rep. Rohrabacher Praises War Criminal Netanyahu Speech, Urges Invitation to Military Dictator al-Sisi
.. a Republican from Orange County and Chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee Ed Royce (of Fullerton) is the top recipient of pro-Israel PAC money in the House of Representatives' current races.Perhaps that explains why his office hasn't yet scheduled a requested meeting with a group of peace activists in his district regarding the … Continue reading 2014’s Top Pro-Israel PAC Money Recipient in Congress is..