Rae Abileah Disrupting Netanyahu’s Congress Speech

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“Netanyahu proved that he’s the Primary Obstacle to Peace and Justice for Israelis and Palestinians”

 

Rae Abileah, a Jewish-American activist disrupted Netanyahu’s speech at the Congress. Standing in the congressional gallery, she was yelling, “No more occupation! Stop Israel war crimes! Equal rights for Palestinians! Occupation is indefensible!”

As she was screaming, members in the audience tackled her to the ground. Undercover  security forces dragged her outside. She was taken to George Washington University Hospital, where she was treated for neck and shoulder injuries. At the hospital, police arrested Abileah and charged her with disorderly conduct for disrupting Congress.

Rae Abileah explains her Protest to Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! from Washington, D.C.

 Thanks, Amy, for having me on. Yesterday I stood up and unfurled a banner and spoke the truth about what’s going on in Israel. The war crimes and occupation, oppression and inequality that Palestinians are suffering from must end. And it was absolutely despicable to see our Congress pandering to Netanyahu as if he was the president of the United States. And I think after seeing the speech, every American should be outraged, and the progressive community needs to rise up and take courage and take action for justice, democracy, freedom and equality, in the Middle East as well as here at home.

I think that the act I took of courageously standing up in front of Congress doesn’t come along—the opportunity to do that doesn’t come along very often. But every day, as Americans, we have an opportunity to stand up.

And whether it’s putting our money where our hearts are, by participating in economic pressure against Israel through the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, or calling our Congress people or taking other actions, it’s time for us to say no to this terrible policy that, just as Dr. Barghouti has illustrated, will not bring about peace. Netanyahu proved yesterday that he is the primary obstacle to peace and justice for Israelis and Palestinians. And to see our Congress giving away three billion of our tax dollars every year to Israeli war crimes, while our economy suffers, while our kids can’t go to college, while our needs aren’t being met here at home, is absolutely an outrage.

As I stood up and spoke out, members of the audience tackled me, covered my mouth and violently threw me to the ground. Several of them were wearing badges from the powerful pro-Israeli government lobby group AIPAC.  Amidst the assault, the police came and dragged me out of the gallery.  They took me to an ambulance for urgent care, and later placed me under arrest at the hospital

AMY GOODMAN: What were you just saying? You were tackled by members of AIPAC?

RAE ABILEAH: I just wanted to say that the people that were sitting around me in the gallery of Congress yesterday were mostly wearing badges from the AIPAC Israel lobby conference. And I did not expect that people holding such power and representing such a huge lobby group would respond so violently to my peaceful disruption. And after I spoke out, Netanyahu said, you know, “This is what’s possible in a democracy. And you wouldn’t be able to get away with this in other countries like Tunisia.” And I think that is ridiculous and absurd. If this is what democracy looks like, that when you speak out for freedom and justice, you get tackled to the ground, you get physically violated and assaulted, and then you get hauled off to jail, that’s not the kind of democracy that I think I want to live in.

We have a very skewed policy that ignores the rights of the Palestinians, sanctions the Israeli violations of international law, sullies the U.S. reputation internationally and gives $3 billion a year of our tax dollars to the Israel military when we need this money here at home. Before we go preaching democracy abroad, we should make our own democracy more responsive to the public good, not the wishes of wealthy lobbyists.

I have been charged with disorderly conduct and have a court date next month. I also plan to press charges against the person who assaulted me. Unfortunately, we have discovered that in our democratic system, the police are quick to go after those who disrupt the powerful, but rarely go after the powerful who attack the “little guy.”

RAE ABILEAH

AMY : Many people will feel you are a crazy person to disrupt a world leader as he speaks before the U.S. Congress. Might there be other ways to make your point?

Yes, I try to make my point many ways—lobbying, writing articles, speaking to community groups. But I am reminded of the song by Malvina Reynolds that says, “It isn’t nice to block the doorways, it isn’t nice to go to jail, there are nicer ways to do it, but the nice ways always fail.”

I am as committed as ever to continuing to exert pressure on our US government using all the traditional channels, but I also recognize that it has been direct action and nonviolent resistance that has ultimately worked to create powerful change like the 8-hour work day, women’s right to vote, liberation in India, and the overturning of apartheid in South Africa.

One of the most important ways that we can bring about a change in policy in Israel is to exert economic pressure by participating in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

I’ve been to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza several times. And after witnessing the destruction, the Jewish-only roads, the wall, the bombing of Gaza and the inequality there, I feel like, when I returned to the U.S., I had no option but to speak out for justice. And I feel this tremendous responsibility as a Jewish American to speak out for justice and against these war crimes that are being committed in my name as a Jew, and as a U.S. taxpayer.

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  1. Oh pls Paul, before you go spreading lies, go investigate what’s happening there! Don’t let the Zio-funded media mislead you- unless you are one of them of course 🙂

  2. From a poster of RZN:

    Not second guessing your knowledge of the historical events, but using your comment rather as a springboard into my subject, I would like to demonstrate that it was the Jews, and NOT the Romans, who were totally and completely responsible for the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
    Through the medium of artistic image we have been accustomed to the perception that The Romans crucified Jesus Christ. This is even assumed from the words of The Apostles Creed, “He was crucified under Pontius Pilate.”
    However, we have a much surer, and accurate, eye witness account, in the Gospel of St. John.
    An attentive reading of Chapters 18 and 19, of St. John’s Gospel, will show clearly that it was in very fact, the Jews, and NOT The Romans, who actually were the animate actors in Jesus’ crucifixion.
    It is an assumption to think that The Romans were the only power in Judea that had men at arms capable of carrying out the act of crucifying Christ.
    There were in very fact two other military bands, with delegated authority, in Jerusalem.
    The first, are the soldiers of King Herod. The second are the soldiers of The Temple, under the High Priest and Sanhedrin.
    We read of the latter in this passage of St. John, from the 18th chapter, concerning Jesus’ arrest.
    “These things having said, Jesus went forth with his disciples beyond the brook of Kedron, where was a garden, into which he entered, himself and his disciples, and Judas also, who delivered him up, had known the place, because many times did Jesus assemble there with his disciples. Judas, therefore, having taken the band and officers out of the chief priests and Pharisees, doth come thither with torches and lamps, and weapons;” John 18: 1-3
    The emphatic description here, of those who are apprehending Jesus Christ is, “the band and officers out of the chief priests and Pharisees”. These are the officers and soldiers of The Temple. These are Jews.
    In the particulars of Jesus’ arrest we also read, “The band, therefore, and the captain, and the officers of the Jews, took hold on Jesus, and bound him, and they led him away to Annas first, for he was father-in-law of Caiaphas, who was chief priest of that year,” John 18: 12-13.
    This band, and captain, designates a military guard. They are soldiers, with a captain and officers. “Mobs” do not have captains and officers. These are Temple Soldiers, and they are Jews.
    It is important to note the interaction between Pontius Pilate and The Jews throughout the passion narrative.
    In chapter 18 and the 31st verse Pilate addresses the Jews, saying, ” ‘Take ye him — ye — and according to your law judge him;’ the Jews, therefore, said to him, `It is not lawful to us to put any one to death;’” John 18: 31
    “After talking with Jesus, Pilate again addresses the Jews, saying, ‘I do find no fault in him; and ye have a custom that I shall release to you one in the Passover; will ye, therefore, that I shall release to you the king of the Jews?’ therefore they all cried out again, saying, `Not this one — but Barabbas;’ and Barabbas was a robber”. John 18:38 – 40
    To pacify the spastic Jews, Pilate then scourges Christ, hoping this will defuse the situation. “Then, therefore, did Pilate take Jesus and scourge him, and the soldiers having plaited a crown of thorns, did place it on his head, and a purple garment they put around him, and said, `Hail! the king of the Jews;` and they were giving him slaps.” John 19: 1 – 3
    This humiliation of Christ was ordered by Pilate; therefore, it would be Roman Soldiers who administered the punishments in this particular instance. However, as I shall show, this would be the last interaction between Christ and Roman Soldiers.
    Again, after the scourging, Pilate presents Jesus to the Jews, and declares Jesus’ innocence. “Pilate, therefore, again went forth without, and saith to them, `Lo, I do bring him to you without, that ye may know that in him I find no fault;`Jesus, therefore, came forth without, bearing the thorny crown and the purple garment; and he saith to them, `Lo, the man!” John 19: 4 -5
    Here the Jews clamor again for Christ’s death. At this, Pilate again proclaims Jesus’ innocence; and, refuses to execute Him.
    Pilate then tells the Jews, that if they want Him crucified, they themselves, must do it! “When, therefore, the chief priests and the officers did see him, they cried out, saying, ‘Crucify, crucify;’ Pilate saith to them, `Take ye him — ye, and crucify; for I find no fault in him;” John 19:6
    Again Pilate talks with Christ, and again seeks to free Him. “Pilate, therefore, saith to him, ‘To me dost thou not speak? hast thou not known that I have authority to crucify thee, and I have authority to release thee?’ Jesus answered, ‘Thou wouldst have no authority against me, if it were not having been given thee from above; because of this, he who is delivering me up to thee hath greater sin.
    “From this time was Pilate seeking to release him, and the Jews were crying out, saying, ‘If this one thou mayest release, thou art not a friend of Caesar; every one making himself a king, doth speak against Caesar.’” John 19 10 – 12
    Pilate once more presents Christ to the Jews. “Pilate, therefore, having heard this word, brought Jesus without — and he sat down upon the tribunal — to a place called, ‘Pavement,’ and in Hebrew, Gabbatha; and it was the preparation of the Passover, and as it were the sixth hour, and he saith to the Jews, ‘Lo, your king!’ and they cried out, ‘Take away, take away, crucify him;’ Pilate saith to them, `Your king shall I crucify?` the chief priests answered, `We have no king except Caesar.` John 19: 13 – 15
    It is at this place in the narrative when Pilate capitulates to the Jews.
    It is of the greatest importance to understand what is to take place next.
    Pilate has already proclaimed that Jesus is innocent. He has also proclaimed that if The Jews wanted Christ crucified, that THEY would have to do it THEMSELVES!
    That the Jews DID do it THEMSELVES is clearly stated in the next passage!
    “Then, therefore, he (Pilate) delivered him (Christ) up to them (The Jews), that he may be crucified, and they (The Jews) took Jesus and led him away, and bearing his cross, he went forth to the place called Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew Golgotha; where they (The Jews) crucified him, and with him two others, on this side, and on that side, and Jesus in the midst.
    Further proof that “The Soldiers” who carried out the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, The Son of God, were Jews and not Romans comes from the more remote contexts, that are referenced as being the fulfillment of prophecies, concerning The Messiah’s suffering AT THE HANDS OF THE JEWS!
    They are found in the 22nd Psalm. These ‘prophecies’ of Christ’s suffering at the hands of His Own were written by David ‘The Prophet’ and were all fulfilled it Golgotha!
    “My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me? ” Psalm 22:1
    “And I am a worm, and no man, A reproach of man, and despised of the people (The Jews). Psalm 22:6
    All (The Jews) beholding me do mock at me, They (The Jews) make free with the lip — shake the head,” Psalm 22:7
    “They (The Jews) have opened against me their mouth, A lion tearing and roaring.” Psalm 22:13
    “And to the dust of death thou appointest me, For surrounded me have dogs, A company of evil doers have compassed me, (The Jews) Piercing my hands and my feet.” Psalm 22: 16
    “I count all my bones — they (The Jews) look expectantly, They (The Jews) look upon me,They (The Jews) apportion my garments to themselves (The Jews) And for my clothing they (The Jews) cause a lot to fall.” Psalm 22: 17 -18
    These prophecies being fulfilled by The Jews, upon their Messiah, we can accordingly conclude by the rules of language, and logic; that, the verses here speak emphatically of Jew Temple Soldiers.
    “The (Jew Temple) soldiers, therefore, when they (The Jew Temple Soldiers) did crucify Jesus, took his garments, and made four parts, to each (Jew Temple) soldier a part, also the coat, and the coat was seamless, from the top woven throughout, they (The Jew Temple Soldiers) said, therefore, to one another, `We may not rend it, but cast a lot for it, whose it shall be;` that the Writing might be fulfilled, that is saying, `They (The Jews) divided my garments to themselves, and upon my raiment they (The Jews) did cast a lot;` the (Jew Temple) soldiers, therefore, indeed, did these things” John 19: 23 – 24
    There also remains one very solid understanding that declares, The Jews, and they alone killed Christ!
    This understanding is that of the governmental structure in place at the time.
    Rome was the supreme head. Pilate was Rome’s representative, and authority. Under “The Pax Romana,” the subjected country also had a “puppet king.”
    This was King Herod, who also commanded his own soldiers. The pacification of Judea by the Romans also allowed for them to retain their customary religious structure. This included animal sacrifices, their ‘days and Sabbaths,’ their priesthood, and their temple; which retained it’s “guard” of Jew soldiers.
    The points of affirmation are; that Pilate had refused to crucify Christ. As the voice of Rome’s authority his decision must stand.
    That Pilate knew that the Jews had soldiers capable of the task, and so declared, “I find no guilt in Him. If you want Him crucified, you take Him, and do it yourselves.”
    That Pilate delivered Christ over to THEM, and that THEY took and crucified Him is clearly stated.
    To think that any Roman Soldier would countermand Pilate’s decision, and as such, engage Rome in this “unlawful execution” where in Rome (Pilate) had found Him Innocent; would be unthinkable mutiny.
    To think that any Roman Soldier would countermand Pilate’s ruling, and then submit to the authority of the Jew’s Temple rather than Ceasar, would be betrayal, desertion, and mutiny.
    We must conclude, in the light of these facts, that NO Roman soldiers could have participated in Christ’s death.
    Therefore the “soldiers” spoken of in all the Gospel Narratives of Christ’s Crucifixion, were Jews, of either Herod’s cohort, or, The Temple Guard.
    Further testimony, from Scripture, that it was the Jews who killed Christ can be found from St. Peter.
    “Men, Israelites! hear these words, Jesus the Nazarene, a man approved of God among you by mighty works, and wonders, and signs, that God did through him in the midst of you, according as also ye yourselves have known; this one, by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, being given out, having taken by lawless hands, having crucified — ye (The Jews) did slay;” Acts 2: 22-23
    “`The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, did glorify His child Jesus, whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, he having given judgment to release him, and ye the Holy and Righteous One did deny, and desired a man — a murderer — to be granted to you, and the Prince of the life ye (The Jews) did kill, whom God did raise out of the dead, of which we are witnesses;” Acts 3: 13-15
    Further testimony comes from scripture by way of St. Paul.
    “For ye became imitators, brethren, of the assemblies of God that are in Judea in Christ Jesus, because such things ye suffered, even ye, from your own countrymen, as also they from the Jews, who did both put to death the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and did persecute us, and God they are not pleasing, and to all men are contrary,” 1 Thessalonians 2: 14-15
    When and how The Jews began the manipulation of shifting the blame of Christ’s death from themselves to Rome would be an interesting research in itself.
    The words “Crucified under Pontius Pilate” in The Apostles Creed are there as a historical time reference. This should be obvious, as many occurrences in antiquity were given with reference to prominent rulers, so as to ’set’ the date.
    Perhaps this was later manipulated to point the blame also. Yet we see in modern times that all portrayals of the event whether in picture or film, invariably, show Roman soldiers carrying out the deed, contradictory to the written account.
    We might take an educated guess, as to in what era the Ecclesiastical Powers began to portray Rome as the antagonist, rather than The Jews.

  3. You just did that hypocrite. Christianity was borne out of His teachings. Jews are not the Hebrews/Israelites of old (92% of them anyway).

    Persecuted by the Romans? Typical paid up agent speak.

    Romans had conquered all the area in which Jesus lived & taught. The Romans allowed Jews to cont with their Sanhedrin (their govt), but the Romans took away capital punishment from them. In order to have Jesus crucified, the Jewish leaders had to manipulate Rome into doing it. First, the Jewish leaders had to lie – make up charges (Lk. 23: 2, 3). Jewish leaders persisted in their demands for crucifixion (vss. 5-19). NT writers charged the Jews with having Jesus crucified(Acts 2: 36, 3: 13-17)

  4. No the TRUTH is anti-semite (even though Askenaz jews are not semites. SMH).

    PS what worthwhile comment have you ever written, playing the victim and condescendingly putting down the comments against the most despicable pariah ever to grace Gods green earth is all you can appear to do. Israel has no legal, moral or ethical justification to exist. Israel=zionist occupied areas of Palestine.

  5. Netanyawho? I thought Obama was president of the USA !! You Americans have lost your balls… Time to clean up your act! From where I sit USA is no longer Viva USI ( United States of Israel). Until you get a hold of your balls you American have no say in the world affairs. Go back to your plantations Slaves! Israel has order you all to die for them and shut the hell up!

  6. I was to write a long comment about your stupidity but decided not too. Instead, ” to bad your family roots didn’t end in the gas chambers”. You should be ashamed.

  7. I applaud Rae for standing up and challenging Netanyahu. My question though is what gave AIPAC members of the audience the idea they could just tackle her and assault her? Why weren’t they arrested,. As far as I know they weren’t authorized to provide security at the event. When are they going to be arrested and charged?

  8. Christ wasn’t the founder of the Christian religion. And most of his followers were Jewish. Judaism evolved into Christianity. And the followers of Christ were persecuted for their beliefs by the Romans. Just because you believe that Jesus wouldn’t challenge the Pharisees doesn’t make it true. All religons that do not serve the people of God and distort religious text for the own benefit must be challenged.Stop trying to rewrite religious history.

  9. dude think about what you just said,even if true, your “coalition” does all that and more everyday that you live idiot… every breath that you take when you are sleeping on your posture pedic, your “coalition
    is perpetraiting major crimes against human……your comment is totaly stupid ……get a grip and write something worth reading ‘bud’

  10. This America is your Free and Brave….every American has the undeniable “Duty” to follow this lead and stand “United” Americans …stand united against this oppression and the whole free world will stand with you .

  11. Bravo Rae Abileah. Rae’s enthusiasm is awe inspiring and typical of a brave, righteous human being. She is brave, intelligent and articulate. The world is anxiously waiting to see more Real Americans of her caliber and Jewish Americans standing up and walking in her footsteps, and shaming those who march behind genocide.

    The injury we do and the one we suffer are not weighed in the same scales. ~Aesop, Fables

    The hypocrite’s crime is that he bears false witness against himself. What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core. ~Hannah Arendt, On Revolution, 1963

  12. In my celtic advocacy manner of the braveheart traditions & clans, we would say “saucy is the road to sanity.”Saucy is a idea, and idea whose time is coming from the fringes to the center of the circle.

    The deliver system is logislical, the poetry is the passion of the idea and at times we land in the pookie, spit on or as veterans of my RVN era account for “egged” by fellow countrymen. The cause is what matters, the pokkie and hospital are investments too the idea coming to the edge of the circle.

    I am humbled to read this journey of yours. And as “William of Braveheart would shout, “F-r-e-e-d-o-m!”..the world is watching, and the time is coming for far to many children are being hurt, by lack of food, shelter, clothing, medical seen wounded and unseen wounds treated by (untreated) Closed eyes to diplomacy as a fairgame in Palestine is coming to an end as a new lifestyle is coming of age.

    When the “only” identity an Israeli prime minister or country has..is to say “I Am not a Palestine.” You may be very well one step closer to the solution. For in the “i am” statements lay the ethos of identity wars in crises and interventions of, and the solution is always built into natures ethos much as your nature of advocacy fuels the saucy..it is the get out of jail free part on the game of monopoly.. with “mono” being the key, sauce…vr j.

  13. Thank you, Rae, and God Bless you. By standing and suffering for justice, you are not only doing the work of genuine Jews (not many left), genuine Christians (not many smart enough to qualify) and genuine Muslims (not many strong enough to put aside their legitimate animosity) but are also an inspiration to Buddhists like me. Well done.

  14. Christ wasn’t a Christian? He was the Founder of the Christian religion…strictly speaking….If he had been a “devout Jew” circa 30-33 A.D. he would never have challenged the ethno-centric, ethno-supremacist gentile despising Pharisees ( who were already writing the anti-gentile hate screed aka the Talmud )…Have we so connected Christianity with the John Haggees and homo priests that we have to say such things about Christ? The devout Jews obeyed the Pharisees and yelled “Crucify Him” and they’ve been hypocritical murderers ever since….Hello, Mr. Netanyahoo…

  15. Think you’ve forgotten about Hamas using women and children as human shields. PLO and Hamas killing women and children through suicide terrorist attacks. The recent Itmar killings of a 3mth and 3yr old and 11yr old children in their sleep along with their mother and father.

    I’m just calling the kettle black, is all

  16. In his Letter from Birmingham Jail, Rev. ML King, Jr. reminded his fellow clergymen that Jesus-who was NEVER a Christian, but a Hebrew Prophet who was born, lived and died a Palestinian devout Jew who was an extremist for love and taught his follower’s to:

    “Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.”

    Jesus never said it was OK to disrespect one’s enemies or bomb, torture or occupy anyone; but he promised it was the PEACEMAKERS who are the children of God.

    King recalled to his fellow clerics that the Hebrew prophet Amos was also an extremist for justice:

    “Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever flowing stream.”

    The world is pulled to change by extremism and our only dilemma is what will we be extremists for?

    Hate or love?

    God or State?

    The preservation of injustice and politicians BS;

    Or the extension of RESPECT in seeking justice:

    Which equates to equal human rights for all; for ALL people are LOVED by God and for those who claim to be Christian we are called to claim the highest ground:

    COMPASSION, FORGIVENESS and LOVE for All.

  17. true americans stand up against corrupt thugs and tyrants,no matter who they may be and no matter where they may be found.

  18. The thugs at AIPAC should have been arrested….Cantor and Lieberman and Hoyer should have been arrested as agents of a foreign govt…If I have another daughter she’ll be named Rachel Corrie……….

  19. Thanks Rae Abileah for your bravery and speaking out against the travesty of Netanyahu addressing the U.S. Congress. This man has been implicated in the 911 demolitions of the World Trade Center and is under suspicion for participating in the planning and implementation of the terror attacks on the WTC. (see the online book recently completed by Chris [email protected] Bollyn.com.) The way that the congressmen and women bowed to this criminal is ‘un-freakin’ believable. We know we are in deep trouble…..but with brave souls such as you, there is hope! We must all continue to expose this ‘circus of horrors’ now manipulating this country. May this nightmare soon end! Best Wishes for Peace and Justice! Doug

  20. PS: In “Over the Teacups,” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., wrote: “There never was an idea stated that woke men out of their stupid indifference but its originator was spoken of as a crank.”

    So while I may choose a different way of being ‘crazy’ than disrupting a world leader I do APPLAUD and RESPECT Rae and all those who chose to be ‘crazy’ in any way they are called to to FREE Gaza Palestine and Mordechai Vanunu!

  21. I have been to Israel and Occupied Palestine 7 times since 2005.

    My last visit was in 2009 when I was ’embedded’ with Code Pink activists attempting to get to Gaza via Rafah and a few of my experiences can be read @ Best of 2009

    http://wearewideawake.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=79&Itemid=217

    June 13, 2009: MasterCard and the Extremist Settlers of Silwan
    June 12, 2009: Getting Gassed in Bil’in
    June 11, 2009: Winning the War of Legitimacy
    June 9, 2009: An Evening in Sderot
    June 8, 2009: Israel’s Future Leaders
    June 7, 2009: It’s All About the Children

    My grandfather was a Polish Jew who died before I could learn how many of our relatives may have been gassed or fried, so i am not a ‘legal’ Jew but what I learned from his wife- an Irish not so good Catholic is to RESPECT All People-even those I vehemently disagree with and as I inherited her LOVE for story telling, I wrote:

    “As PRESS I could have been in the audience for Prime Minister Netanyahu’s address at Monday night’s gala, but I chose to remain outside the door greeting all with “Shalom, I love America and Israel so much that I am running for Congress.”

    The Rest @

    http://www.veteranstoday.com/2011/05/25/exclusive-vt-reports-from-aipac-2011/

  22. All the arab countries shoulb be given the bomb then maybe america would mind their own business. And Israel would sit and talk to them instead of telling them what to do

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