CA-46 Debate: Progressives Except on Palestine

[Originally posted on the Orange Juice Blog] “The state of Israel maintains its illegal occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, and continues to expand its illegal Jewish-only settlements on occupied Palestinian land. As a Member of Congress, will you demand that our government cuts the annual US taxpayer-funded aid of more than $3,000,000,000, … Continue reading CA-46 Debate: Progressives Except on Palestine

OC Democrats Adopt Gaza Resolution

Arab American Democrats of CA Commends DPOC Central Committee for Passing Resolution that Addresses Humanitarian Crisis in GazaORANGE, 9/22/14 -- The Arab American Democrats of California (AADCA) commends the Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) for adopting a resolution that addresses the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and calls upon our Democratic congressional delegation to encourage … Continue reading OC Democrats Adopt Gaza Resolution

LA City Council Panders to Pro-Israel Lobby

Whenever Israel launches a murmurous "operation" against Palestinians things get sillier than the silly campaign season for politicians and candidates. Most from both sides of the political aisle tend to trip over each other to pander to the pro-Israel Lobby. Here's the latest pandering attempt by a body that has nothing to do with foreign policy: … Continue reading LA City Council Panders to Pro-Israel Lobby

Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution to Support Israel’s Assault on Gaza

Sen. Kristen GillibrandThe U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution Thursday night supporting Israel’s strikes on Gaza earlier this week.S.Res.599 expresses “vigorous support and unwavering commitment to the welfare, security, and survival of the State of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state with secure borders, and recognizing and strongly supporting its right to act in … Continue reading Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution to Support Israel’s Assault on Gaza

CA Arab-American Democrats Blast Romney’s Racist Remarks

CA Democratic Party's Arab American Caucus Condemns Romney's Racist Comments about Arabs and Palestinians(SACRAMENTO, CA, 7/30/12) -- The California Democratic Party's Arab American Caucus (AAC) today condemned Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney's racist comments about Arabs and Palestinians during a fundraiser in Jerusalem. During the event today, Romney said he couldn't help but notice the … Continue reading CA Arab-American Democrats Blast Romney’s Racist Remarks

Rep. Sanchez is wrong on H.R. 268; resolution opposes Palestinian statehood

In September 1947, after meetings with Zionist delegations in Palestine, the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine recommended the partition in Palestine, a suggestion ratified by the UN General Assembly that stipulated the establishment of the state of Israel.   In September 2011 Palestinians will seek statehood at the UN. Congress has already decided that … Continue reading Rep. Sanchez is wrong on H.R. 268; resolution opposes Palestinian statehood