Category: USS Liberty

The Staggering Cost of Israel to Americans: The Facts

The U.S. gives Israel over $10 million per day, approximately $7,000 per minute. On average, the US has given Israelis over 7,000 times more than to others around the world. On top of this, the US gives Egypt and Jordan large aid packages on behalf of Israel. And there is more… This is largely due to the Israel lobby, and continues even though most Americans feel we give Israel too much money, and despite the fact that Israel is not an ally, has spied on the U.S, stolen American technology, and tried to sink a U.S. Navy ship. (Contains videos)

Turning Point USA Founder Charlie Kirk Insults USS Liberty Survivors

Charlie Kirk founded “Turning Point USA,” which claims to advocate policies associated with the conservative side of the political spectrum. Kirk recently insulted USS Liberty veterans, one of the most decorated crews in U.S Navy history. Joe Meadors, a survivor of Israel’s lethal attack on the USS Liberty, writes: “I hope others in Kirk’s organization or who share his political dogma don’t share his public disdain for American servicemen whose only crime is to be victims of Israeli War Crimes.

USS Liberty Veterans banned forever from Am Legion Nat’l Convention

Survivors of the 1967 Israeli attack on the USS Liberty have been censored, threatened, ostracized, and bullied. American Legion leaders, supporting a foreign country over U.S. veterans, now are prohibiting them from having a booth at the annual convention. Please take action to support this crew – one of the most decorated in US Naval history…

Paul Findley, longtime advocate for Palestinian human rights, dies at 98

Former Congressman Paul Findley (R-IL) was a forefather of the movement for justice for Palestinians, speaking and writing on the issue for almost half a century. He penned the first exposé on the Israel Lobby, “They Dare to Speak Out,” about how Americans who had spoken out about Palestine were pushed out by Israel partisans from positions in Congress, the media, academia, and elsewhere. (Contains documentary of his life.)

Israel’s Fifth Column: Exercising control from inside the government

A Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff once said: ‘If the American people understood what a grip Israel has on our government, they would rise up in arms. Our citizens certainly don’t have any idea what goes on’… An attack on a U.S. Navy ship… Top officials in a secretive office in the Treasury Department… A U.S. ambassador and his senior assistant… Wars for Israel… Where does it all end?

DOUBLE STANDARD: The Hill refuses to publish column about USS Liberty

The Hill published a column in favor of ending $300 million in US aid to Palestinians, based on the murder of an American by a Palestinian man unaffiliated with any Palestinian organization. In response, Geoff ONeill submitted a column that suggested suspending $3.8 billion to Israel, based on the Israeli military’s killing of 34 American servicemen. The Hill would not publish that column – but then published a second column by another Israel partisan praising the TFA…