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Sen Boxer's Pro-Israel,Pro-War letter signed by 76 Senators

by $ Thursday, Apr. 15, 2010 at 4:12 AM

The Democrat and Republicans Parties are the twin parties of war and fascism, and that is most evident in their 100% support of the US military base, the anti-women theocracy called Israel. Senators Barbara Boxer and Johnny Iskason have submitted a letter in support of Israel from the warmongering, anti-communist gang called AIPAC to war criminal Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with the signatures of the 76 out of 100 US Senators promoting Israel. If you want peace in the Middle East, you have to support the socialist or Green candidates.

The Democrat and Republicans Parties are the twin parties of war and fascism, and that is most evident in their 100% support of the US military base, the anti-women theocracy called Israel. Senators Barbara Boxer and Johnny Iskason have submitted a letter in support of Israel from the warmongering, anti-communist gang called AIPAC to war criminal Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with the signatures of the 76 out of 100 US Senators promoting Israel. If you want peace in the Middle East, you have to support the socialist or Green candidates.

The signatories to AIPAC's letter are here:

http://www.aipac.org/Publications/SourceMaterialsCongressionalAction/Signatories_to_Boxer-Isakson_Letter.pdf

Senator Feinstein is not on the list but you can be sure she was probably just unavailable as she is a staunch Zionist and war profiteer.

Akaka, Daniel HI D

Alexander, Lamar TN R

Barrasso, John WY R

Bayh, Evan IN D

Begich, Mark AK D

Bennet, Michael CO D

Bennett, Robert UT R

Bond, Christopher MO R

Boxer, Barbara CA D

Brown, Scott MA R

Brownback, Sam KS R

Bunning, Jim KY R

Burr, Richard NC R

Burris, Roland IL D

Cantwell, Maria WA D

Cardin, Ben MD D

Carper, Tom DE D

Casey Jr., Bob PA D

Chambliss, Saxby GA R

Coburn, Tom OK R

Cochran, Thad MS R

Collins, Susan ME R

Conrad, Kent ND D

Cornyn, John TX R

Crapo, Mike ID R

DeMint, Jim SC R

Ensign, John NV R

Feingold, Russ WI D

Franken, Al MN D

Gillibrand, Kirsten NY D

Graham, Lindsey SC R

Grassley, Charles IA R

Hagan, Kay NC D

Hatch, Orrin UT R

Hutchinson, Kay Bailey TX R

Inhofe, Jim OK R

Inouye, Daniel HI D

Isakson, Johnny GA R

Johanns, Mike NE R

Johnson, Tim SD D

Klobuchar, Amy MN D

Kohl, Herbert WI D

Kyl, Jon AZ R

Landrieu, Mary LA D

Lautenberg, Frank NJ D

LeMieux, George FL R

Levin, Carl MI D

Lieberman, Joseph CT I

Lincoln, Blanche AR D

McCain, John AZ R

McConnell, Mitch KY R

Menendez, Bob NJ D

Merkley, Jeff OR D

Mikulski, Barbara MD D

Murkowski, Lisa AK R

Murray, Patty WA D

Nelson, Ben NE D

Nelson, Bill FL D

Pryor, Mark AR D

Risch, Jim ID R

Roberts, Pat KS R

Schumer, Charles NY D

Sessions, Jeff AL R

Shaheen, Jeanne NH D

Shelby, Richard AL R

Snowe, Olympia ME R

Specter, Arlen PA D

Stabenow, Debbie MI D

Tester, John MT D

Thune, John SD R

Vitter, David LA R

Voinovich, George OH R

Warner, Mark VA D

Whitehouse, Sheldon RI D

Wicker, Roger MS R

Wyden, Ron OR D

The letter is here from:

http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0410/76_Senators_sign_on_to_Israel_letter.html

You will note they refer below to "future housing construction" which are the illegal settlements in the Occupied Territories. Obeying international law is clearly not on the agenda of these warmongering senators. Here is the verbatim letter:

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton

Secretary of State

United States Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

Dear Secretary Clinton:

We write to urge you to do everything possible to ensure that the recent tensions between the U.S. and Israeli administrations over the untimely announcement of future housing construction in East Jerusalem do not derail Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations or harm U.S.-Israel relations. In fact, we strongly believe that it is more important than ever for Israel and the Palestinians to enter into direct, face-to-face negotiations without preconditions on either side.

Despite your best efforts, Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have been frozen for over a year. Indeed, in a reversal of 16 years of policy, Palestinian leaders are refusing to enter into direct negotiations with Israel. Instead, they have put forward a growing list of unprecedented preconditions. By contrast, Israel’s prime minister stated categorically that he is eager to begin unconditional peace negotiations with the Palestinians. Direct negotiations are in the interest of all parties involved – including the United States.

We also urge you to reaffirm the unbreakable bonds that tie the United States and Israel together and to diligently work to defuse current tensions. The Israeli and U.S. governments will undoubtedly, at times, disagree over policy decisions. But disagreements should not adversely affect our mutual interests – including restarting the peace process between Israel and her neighbors and preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

From the moment of Israel’s creation, successive U.S. administrations have appreciated the special relationship between our two nations. Israel continues to be the one true democracy in the Middle East that brings stability to a region where it is in short supply. Whether fighting Soviet expansionism or the current threats from regional aggression and terrorism, Israel has been a consistent, reliable ally and friend and has helped to advance American interests. Similarly, by helping keep Israel strong, the United States has helped to reduce threats to Israel’s security and advance the peace which successive Israeli governments have so avidly sought.

It is the very strength of our relationship that has made Arab-Israeli peace agreements possible, both because it convinced those who desired Israel’s destruction to abandon any such hope and because it gave successive Israeli governments the confidence to take calculated risks for peace. As the Vice President said during his recent visit to Israel: “Progress occurs in the Middle East when everyone knows there is simply no space between the U.S. and Israel.” Steadfast American backing has helped lead to peace treaties with Egypt and Jordan.

We recognize that our government and the Government of Israel will not always agree on particular issues in the peace process. But such differences are best resolved amicably and in a manner that befits longstanding strategic allies. We must never forget the depth and breadth of our alliance and always do our utmost to reinforce a relationship that has benefited both nations for more than six decades.

Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

Barbara Boxer

United States Senator

Johnny Isakson

United States Senator

Marsha Feinland is running on the Peace & Freedom Party ticket against Senator Boxer and Feinland supports the Palestinian liberation struggle. See http://feinlandforsenate.org/

The Green Party is also pro-Palestinian. See:

http://www.cagreens.org/

For more reading on the anti-Palestinian genocidal origins and continued genocide in Israel, ALL PAID FOR WITH OUR TAX DOLLARS TO THE TUNE OF BILLION A YEAR, and the history of Nazi-Zionist and anti-Communist USA-Zionist collaboration, see:

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe

(2006) Oneworld Publications, ISBN 978-1-85168-555-4

(Has full details on the 1948 to present mass murder of boys and men, rape and murder of girls and women and theft of Palestinian land all planned by David Ben-Gurion, first president of Israel, and cohorts, as Ben-Gurion described in his diary quoted in Pappe’s book.)

Israel-Palestine on Record by Howard Friel and Richard Falk

(2007) Verso, ISBN 978-1-84467-109-0 (Contains eyewitness testimony for 2000 to 2006 of Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes and the horrors of daily life in Occupied Palestine due to daily Israeli terrorism, all paid for with billion US tax dollars annually, making Israel the 4th largest military gang in the world).

http://www.normanfinkelstein.com/

Zionism in the Age of Dictators by Lenni Brenner at

http://www.marxists.de/middleast/brenner/

The Iron Wall by Lenni Brenner at

http://www.marxists.de/middleast/ironwall/

The Hidden History of Zionism by Ralph Schoenman at

http://www.marxists.de/middleast/schoenman/

51 Documents: Zionist Collaboration with the Nazis edited by Lenni Brenner

(2002) Barricade Books, New Jersey, ISBN 1-56980-235-1

The Transfer Agreement by Edwin Black

(1984, 2001) Carroll & Graf, NY, ISBN 0-7867-0841-7

The Third Reich and the Palestine Question by Francis Nicosia

(1985) University of Texas Press, ISBN 0-292-72731-3

Walled: Israeli Society at an Impasse by Sylvain Cypel

(2005, 2006) Other Press, ISBN 13:978-1-5905 1-210-4

(A good early history of the apartheid wall and history and contemporary life of Israel and its relationship to the US as a military base. The lack of separation of church and state is evident as “All Israeli students study the Hebrew Bible in public school for several hours a week, from the elementary grades through high school (knowledge of the Bible is tested on the high school exit examination.)” (p. 177) Superstition and militarism clearly go together This is a sign of an extremely backward society).

A Wall in Palestine by Rene Backman

(2006, 2010) Picador/St. Martin’s Press, NY ISBN 978-0-312-42781-8

(Good maps of the apartheid wall and description of resistance to it; it is clearly a land grab as there are means of going through wall and thus it has nothing to do with security; also describes segregated roads and racist license system).

An Israeli in Palestine by Jeff Halper (an American who moved to Israel in 1973 at age 27, is a professor of anthropology and is the leader of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions and supports the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Campaign against Israel described in Appendix 4). (2008) Pluto Press, ISBN 978-0-7453-2226-1.

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