Category: USS Liberty

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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…

Fighting Israel’s Wars: How the U.S. military and government have become Zionized

Philip Giraldi reports that a highly focused and well-funded lobby on behalf of Israel has remarkable access both to the US political class and media. Israel has been uniquely successful at imposing its will over Congress and the White House, as the U.S. has largely become an Israeli puppet…

Los Angeles gala raises $53.8 Million for Israeli soldiers [videos]

Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces, a US nonprofit that supports Israeli soldiers, holds fundraisers all over the country. Donations to it are tax-deductible in the U.S, even though it doesn’t support the U.S. or American veterans, many of whom are financially stressed. The recent gala in Los Angeles, studded with business titans and movie stars, raised over $50 million for Israeli troops, despite the IDF’s record of human rights abuses…

Israeli ambassador pushes potential war to elite U.S. powerbrokers

A select group of Washington D.C. heavy hitters attended a Rosh Hashanah event at which the Israeli Ambassador laid out a rationale for another Israeli war. The attendees included Wolf Blitzer, Jason Greenblatt, Abe Foxman, Mort Klein, Eli Lake, White House insiders, Congressmen, political operatives, philanthropists, etc (detailed list)…