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$475 million for Israel – but zero for America’s crumbling Infrastructure

May 20, 2015

House committee approves missile defense funding for Israel      May 1, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee approved $474 million for Israel’s anti-missile systems. … an amendment to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act …

The committee also approved an amendment authorizing research and development of an anti-tunneling defense system. …

“AIPAC urges the full House and Senate to include these vital funds in the final versions of the Fiscal Year 2016 defense authorization and appropriations bills”

http://www.jta.org/2015/05/01/arts-entertainment/house-committee-approves-missile-funding-for-israel

Wake up America       http://america-hijacked.com/

No funds for America’s crumbling infrastructure, but always more for Israel. ….. !!!

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Israel endorses Internet Censorship

May 17, 2015

Israel’s Government anti-Semitism conference endorses net censorship

A government-convened international conference on anti-Semitism in Jerusalem on Thursday issued an action plan calling for Internet censorship as a remedy for anti-Jewish sentiment. ….

Convened by the Foreign Ministry and the Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Ministry, the Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism (GFCA) is a biennial gathering bringing together Jewish community leaders, civil society representatives and diplomats to discuss ways to grapple rising levels of anti-Jewish prejudice. …

the GFCA called upon the EU and national governments to adopt a formal definition of anti-Semitism that would include “unambiguous reference to attacks on the legitimacy of the State of Israel and its right to exist and Holocaust denial as forms of anti-Semitism.”

Moreover, the EU and its member states should agree on standard mechanisms for the monitoring of anti-Semitism and review their laws to “ensure an adequate legal framework and law enforcement instruments for combating anti-Semitism” as well as applying existing legislation more proactively. …

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Government-anti-Semitism-conference-endorses-net-censorship-403123

http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/AboutTheMinistry/Conferences-Seminars/Pages/5th-Global-Forum-for-Combating-Antisemitism.aspx
Action Plan

http://mfa.gov.il/mfa/abouttheministry/conferences-seminars/documents/antisemitismbooklet2013.pdf

America’s Failings

May 6, 2015

America’s greatest failings –

  1. Neglecting our infrastructure, and higher education.
  2. Failing to modernize, and destroying our Middle Class.
  3. Corruption in Government, Wall Street, and Banking.
  4. Fighting un-necessary wars and not paying for them

Paying for our Wars

May 6, 2015

Paying for Our Wars

…. conducting what the Bush administration labeled the war on terror, which has involved sending some two million men and women into combat in Iraq and Afghanistan … the men and women in our armed services, especially the ground forces, have had to serve multiple tours in the war zones without sufficient time at home to recover from the strains of combat and some 200,000 volunteers have had their terms of enlistment extended involuntarily.

Moreover, while about 5,000 service personnel have been killed and another 50,000 have suffered physical wounds, another 400,000 have developed mental problems. Moreover, to get enough volunteers to fight these endless wars, the Army has had to lower its standards and increase its baseline pay and benefits substantially. Finally, suicide rates, divorce, and spousal abuse among the veterans returning from multiple combat tours have skyrocketed.

The direct costs of funding these conflicts now totals about $1 trillion while the indirect costs will probably amount to $5 trillion when one adds in veterans benefits, long-term care of the physically and mentally wounded, and interest on the national debt. President Bush, who inherited a budget surplus from President Clinton, not only did not raise taxes, he cut them, and squandered the surplus while accumulating more debt that all of his 42 predecessors combined, almost all of which was borrowed from countries like China.

Not drafting people or raising taxes to pay for these conflicts is both a moral and a security failure. Not only is the current policy of not activating the selective service system unfair to today’s volunteers, but running the wars on a credit card saddles future generations with the cost of paying for wars they had no part in deciding. Moreover, by borrowing money from a rising power like China, we have undermined our ability to balance its influence in the Middle East, Africa and East Asia.

Finally, because most Americans did not have to make any sacrifices to undertake these conflicts, they failed to ask the right questions or hold their leaders fully accountable for waging these wars. If, for example, before invading Iraq, President Bush had reinstituted conscription and levied a 10 percent income surtax, would 60 percent of Americans have supported the conflict without UN authorization and would only a handful of senators have read the whole National Intelligence Estimate, which showed that the case for invading Iraq was dubious at best?

When America goes to war it should not just be the military but the American people. Never again should we go to Wal-Mart while the soldiers go to battle. Paying for the increased force level in Afghanistan will be a step in the right direction.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lawrence-korb/paying-for-our-wars_b_384284.html

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Republicans have been characterized by two principal positions: They like starting wars and don’t like paying for them.

Republicans resolved to fight our wars on the cheap and with deceptive cost estimates.

Bush and his party, which controlled Congress from 2001 to 2006, never asked for sacrifices from anyone except those in our nation’s military and their families.

All Americans, not just the military, should feel the cost of war. A huge gap has grown between the majority of the American people and the small proportion that serves in the military. So much sacrifice has been asked of them and their families, yet so little of the rest of us.

The financial cost of war should be clear, not hidden.

It takes the threat of a tax increase to get people to think seriously about whether it’s worth continuing to fight wars far from home–wars that have only the most tenuous connection to the national interest.
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Overseas Contingency Operations: The Pentagon Slush Fund

The Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund – sometimes referred to as war funds – is a separate pot of funding operated by the Department of Defense and the State Department … the OCO fund has very little oversight … it represents 11% of the Discressionary defense spending for 2015 ( $ 598 Billion)

https://www.nationalpriorities.org/campaigns/overseas-contingency-operations/

http://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2014/10/stop-saying-pentagon-cant-pay-our-wars/96587/

The AIPAC Briefing Book – How to serve Israel

May 5, 2015

The AIPAC Briefing Book 2015 – How we serve Israel

http://www.aipac.org/~/media/Publications/Policy%20and%20Politics/AIPAC%20Analyses/BriefingBookHill.pdf

 

All non-Jews are responsible for the “Holocaust”

April 27, 2015

Top Jewish leader claims entire Western world is culpable for “Holocaust” … now open your wallets!!

http://www.therealistreport.com/2015/04/top-jewish-leader-claims-entire-western.html

… The solution might be for Jews to examine their conduct toward non-Jews. …

US-Israel “Special Relationship”

April 11, 2015

THE U.S. – ISRAEL “SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP”

http://natsummit.org/program.htm

The Israel Lobby – America’s Pickpocket

April 11, 2015

The Israel Lobby: Is It Good for the US? Is It Good for Israel?


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The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

http://natsummit.org/program.htm

 

Israel’s Propaganda Techniques – Hasbara

March 8, 2015

The hasbara project American Mass Media is controlled by Zionists

Hasbara 2.0: Emotions     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1LpkAM-dso
The Israel Project’s Secret Hasbara Handbook Exposed

http://www.richardsilverstein.com/2009/07/10/the-israel-projects-secret-hasbara-handbook-exposed/

… a secret hasbara handbook written for The Israel Project by star Republican marketer, Frank Luntz. The oddly-named Global Language Dictionary (pdf) is a veritable goldmine of arguments, strategy, tactics. At 116 pages, it’s not for the faint of heart. But anyone who wants to get inside the head of the Israel lobby must read this document. …

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/8303274/The-Israel-Projects-2009-Global-Language-Dictionary
The Zionist Plan To Rule Humanity     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPFNQZT-XMQ

Sheldon Adelson – Congressional Paymaster

March 6, 2015

Netanyahu Speaks, Money Talks. (Sheldon Adelson . – Congressional Paymaster)

… Netanyahu gets the best of both of Adelson’s worlds — his powerful propaganda machine in Israel and his campaign cash here in the United States. Combined, they allow Netanyahu to usurp American foreign policy as he manipulates an obliging US Congress enamored of Adelson’s millions, pushing it further to the right on Israel and the Middle East. …

… Netanyahu gets the best of both of Adelson’s worlds — his powerful propaganda machine in Israel and his campaign cash here in the United States. Combined, they allow Netanyahu to usurp American foreign policy as he manipulates an obliging US Congress enamored of Adelson’s millions, pushing it further to the right on Israel and the Middle East.

There you have it: Not only is this casino mogul the unofficial head of the Republican Party in America (“he with the gold rules”), he is the uncrowned King of Israel — David with a printing press and checkbook instead of a slingshot and a stone. All of this came to the fore in Netanyahu’s speech on Tuesday: the US cannot determine its own policy in the Middle East and the majority in Congress are under the thumb of a foreign power.

Like a King Midas colossus, Sheldon Adelson bestrides the cause of war and peace in the most volatile region of the world. And this is the man who — at Yeshiva University in New York in 2013 — denounced President Obama’s diplomatic efforts with Iran and proposed instead that the United States drop an atomic bomb in the Iranian desert and then declare: “See! The next one is in the middle of Tehran. So, we mean business. You want to be wiped out? Go ahead and take a tough position and continue with your nuclear development.”

Everything you need to know about Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress Tuesday was the presence in the visitor’s gallery of that man. We are hostage to his fortune.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bill-moyers/netanyahu-sheldon-adelson_b_6807276.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592