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AIPAC to go all-out on Syria

AIPAC to go all-out on Syria

The powerful pro-Israel lobby AIPAC is planning to launch a major lobbying campaign to push wayward lawmakers to back the resolution authorizing U.S. strikes against Syria, sources said Thursday.

Officials say that some 250 Jewish leaders and AIPAC activists will storm the halls on Capitol Hill beginning next week to persuade lawmakers that Congress must adopt the resolution or risk emboldening Iran’s efforts to build a nuclear weapon. They are expected to lobby virtually every member of Congress, arguing that “barbarism” by the Assad regime cannot be tolerated, and that failing to act would “send a message” to Tehran that the U.S. won’t stand up to hostile countries’ efforts to develop weapons of mass destruction, according to a source with the group.

“History tells us that ambiguity [in U.S. actions] invites aggression,” said the AIPAC source who asked not to be named. The source added the group will now be engaged in a “major mobilization” over the issue.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/aipac-syria-96344.html...

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"send a message” to Tehran

"send a message” to Tehran that the U.S. won’t stand up to hostile countries’ efforts to develop weapons of mass destruction"

Develop or USE, because others have ALSO "developed" wmd's, so unless you want to go down that route, i'd suggest these guys stop insinuating possible PRE CRIME as actual crime, AGAIN, and wmd's ARE currently being used as a self defence assurance for MANY of those decrying the illegality of OWNING wmd's, the very same people threatening OFFENSIVE acts on nations, DEVELOPING wmd's, NOT using them......what if their purpose is to defend their sovereign nation from an attacking force, without bloodshed on either side

No, if you want other nations to disarm of very powerfull weapons, you must include YOURSELF in that disarmament, to be taken serious your intent for the good of the people......whichever way it does not matter, STOP BLOODY CREATING MACHINES OF WAR, only for other nations to want the same ability, either offensively or defensively, and being the instigators of the introduction of war machines unto OUR planet

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Next week in DC....

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
"Gold is the money of kings; silver is the money of gentlemen; barter is the money of peasants; but debt is the money of slaves."

LittleWing's picture

Congressional veto on Syria would harm Israel and supporters

A Congressional veto of Obama on Syria would harm Israel and its supporters
By 'going all out' in favor of a U.S. attack on Assad, AIPAC and other Jewish groups run the risk of sustaining long term damage to their own 'power of deterrence.'

Now that the American Jewish establishment has come off the fence to loudly endorse the president’s policy, the fallout from an Administration failure to convince Congress could claim two additional victims: Israel and the influential lobby that supports it.

If AIPAC goes “all out," as Politico reported on Thursday, and “250 Jewish leaders and AIPAC activists will storm the halls on Capitol Hill beginning next week," but the House of Representatives nonetheless votes against the President, then the lobby’s image of invincibility, to which it owes much of its influence, will inevitably be jeopardized.

As Mitt Romney said in one of the Republican debates, before making crucial decisions on Israel’s security “I’d get on the phone to my friend Bibi Netanyahu and say: ‘Would it help if I say this? What would you like me to do?’” Two years later, Netanyahu may be calling back, but Republicans are suddenly keeping their phones off the hook.

A defeat for the Administration could turn into a significant and potentially negative milestone for Israel and its lobby as well, not only in Congress and the media, but with the American public as well.

read article in full here:
http://www.haaretz.com/misc/article-print-page/1.545616?trai...

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I'm not so sure Israel

is completely on board for a strike either.
They see this as enemies of Israel killing enemies of Israel.
They also claim it is a distraction from Iran and its nuclear program.

I don't think AIPAC will have the sway it usually does.

You are simply very

You are simply very misguided. AIPAC represents Israel's interests.

Thanks for posting.

People need to know where a very large portion of the problems in America and the world are coming from.

It is only a problem when

It is only a problem when hostile regimes are building nukes... the ones that have them already are A-ok.

Alan Watt did a show

last night with links to videos on the AIPAC lobby and their powerful influence on American policy: cuttingthroughthematrix.com

LittleWing's picture

Thanks for the heads up

I bookmarked it in more direct links here:

http://www.cuttingthroughthematrix.com/radio/Alan_Watt_CTTM_...

http://www.cuttingthroughthematrix.com/CTTM2013/Alan_Watt_CT...

I just read the line up of topics and the poem:

Dead Loss if You Don't Know Who's Boss

"The Global Dominance Agenda seems Insane
And the U.S. is Set to Take the Blame,
Yet Internationalists Who Own the Nations,
Extremely Wealthy in Money Occupations,
Have used Countries before, Set on Fire
Revolutions Promising the Heart's Desire
Of Freedom, Equality, Liberty, the Con,
They Bind All with a Financial Thong
Of Slavery, Class, Privileges and Debt,
Privatize Government Departments and Yet
While Stomping Naive into the Mud
They Use Military for the Letting of Blood,
This Huge Agenda Requires Sacrifice,
For War is Peace and Other Orwellian Lies"
© Alan Watt Sept. 5, 2013

I'll listen to the broadcast later today!

The irony is that most people

The irony is that most people think Obama is actively working against Israel's interest. Most people have no idea that Israel wants this war. Caller after caller on talk radio accuse Obama of being buddy buddy w the Mooslim Brotherhood, completely missing his fealty to AIPAC.

LittleWing's picture

True, but the narrative is slipping

as more and more break the 'taboo' of talking about it and questioning it. People just need to get over the fear of being bullied and labeled by speaking up about the huge influence of the Israel Lobby in our governments Foreign Policy. We do not need to be sucked into War in Syria and Iran like we were in Iraq, it's OUR blood and treasure we need to think about and the lives of the many innocents caught up in it.

So true and so many think

So true and so many think that. You don't become president without being owned by Israel. Maybe that is why they picked him because of his duplicitous nature (Muslim, Christian, Satan, Kabbalah?)

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We KNOW this to be true.

Witness, the VIOLENT damnation of the Syrian President by our political PUPPETS as they scream for more blood at the behest of their masters.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
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9/11 Truth.

LittleWing's picture

Moloch's Minions Preparing More Slaughter in Syria

Moloch's Minions Preparing More Slaughter in Syria

At some point in the next few hours or days, it is likely that deeply damaged collection of moral cretins known as "Western leaders" will sit down behind the gargantuan phalanxes of heavily armed security that keeps their well-wadded rumps safe and cozy and give the nod to some close-cropped flunky laden with medals for mendacious time-serving and relentless butt-covering to launch the airstrikes that will kill a large number of human beings who had absolutely nothing to do with the alleged chemical weapon attacks allegedly carried out by Syrian government forces.

They will be supported in these murders by the leaders of the so-called opposition parties, who will, as always, line up like automatons and spew out mindless, spineless rhetoric in favor of murdering people, because they too are deeply damaged moral cretins who hope one day to have the opportunity to sit in well-wadded comfort and order human beings to be killed.

These wretched, cowardly weaklings -- the leaders, their opposition, their minions -- believe that the exercise of brutal, death-dealing power (at a distance; always, always at a safe distance!) will somehow fill up the howling emptiness inside them. It will not, of course, but they are too stupid to know this -- or else they are already so far steeped in blood that they can't stop, can't go back, their humanity is already lost.

These leaders know that their action will murder innocent people (as so many of their actions do, week after week, year after year), they know (because their own analysts and experts tell them) that it will exacerbate extremism, worsen the conflict in Syria, destabilize the region, increase global tensions and lead directly and indirectly to the needless death and horrific suffering of countless people in the days and years to come.

They know all this, they will do it anyway. They know all this, but they do not care. They don't know how to care. They have given themselves over to Moloch -- to the insane, inhuman force of violent domination -- and they must blindly follow its dictates. Nothing can stop them, no reasoned argument, no moral objection, not even self-interest, national or personal. They are insane. They are stupid. They are enslaved to murderous power -- so they will kill.

http://chris-floyd.com/component/content/article/1-latest-ne...

We Should Be.....

Arguing that “BARBARISM” by the AIPAC regime WILL NOT be TOLERATED.

LittleWing's picture

Agreed!

I hope this debacle wakes up a lot of people! There are those working very hard, using the same tired old canards, to bully into silence any criticism of the Israeli Lobby influence in our Foreign Policy. Keep speaking out and passing along the info!