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JFAV Pays Tribute to Rep. Tom Lantos,(D-CA), 80 (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans(JFAV) pays tribute to Rep. Tom Lantos of California who passed away. JFAV learned that Lantos, 80, passed away at the Bethesda Naval Medical Center in suburban Maryland. Lantos, a Democrat who chaired the House Foreign Affairs Committee, disclosed last month that he had been diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus. He has supported the veterans equity bill .
AIPAC Congressmen (tags)
To block Saudi deal
Rep. Lantos to chair International Affairs Committee? TELL PELOSI "NO!" (tags)
If you want the new, Democrat-led Congress to stand up for peace, NOW is the time to call or fax Rep. Nancy Pelosi and your Representatives and urge them to support a peacemaker--not a war-enabler--as Chairman of the House International Affairs Committee.
CYNTHIA MCKINNEY: A Tale of Two Members of Congress & the Police – by Jeffrey Blankfort (tags)
The Democrat Party leadership was overjoyed when McKinney was defeated for re-election in 2002. After she had served five terms, AIPAC decided to make an example of her for having criticized Israel's treatment of the Palestinians. ...The Democrats were, in turn, mortified two years later when, without their help, the plucky McKinney ran and was re-elected to her seat. ...To show the party's displeasure, McKinney was denied the return of her seniority by a tight-lipped Nancy Pelosi, the San Francisco congresswoman who serves as the Democrats' minority House whip. ...McKinney, of course, is African-American, and one of the few members of the Congressional Black Caucus who has not been cowed into submission by the Democratic Party and the only one who has refused to genuflect to the Israel lobby. ...To make matters worse – for McKinney, not for the pursuit of truth and justice – she has refused to accept the official Bush administration explanation of the events of 9-11.
Critics pressing U.N. agency, despite little progress on case (tags)
Israel slandering the UN Relief Agency. Israelis want the Palestinians to starve to death.
Democrat Lantos Representing Republican Bush in South Africa (tags)
Democratic San Francisco/San Mateo Congressperson Tom Lantos is a member of the delegation representing the Republican George Bush, II's administration at the UN conference on racism in South Africa, and participated in the shameful exit, along with the US puppet, Israel, when that conference proposed a resolution condemning the racist actions of the government of Israel.