Visiting the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem and stuffing a “prayer note” in between the stones is a is a long-standing tradition with Western politicians, offering them an excellent opportunity of channeling their love for all things Jewish into the public spotlight.
[ Ed. note – The American Legion, at its annual convention, has adopted an historic resolution on the June 8, 1967 attack by Israel against the USS Liberty–an attack that resulted in the deaths of 34 US sailors and injuries to 173 more. Below is the resolution itself, posted on the USS Liberty Veterans Association blog, followed by an article by Alison Weir. The American Legion held its convention August 22-24 in Reno, Nevada. The resolution was adopted on the final day of the convention. ]
Corporate profiteers, medical bills that bankrupt families, vaccine injuries, misery & death…what’s not to like?
By Richard Edmondson
I finally got around to watching the documentary “Vaxxed.” It’s available here on Vimeo. A charge of $3.99 gets you access to it for 48 hours, and it’s well worth the money.
Some interesting comments from Vladimir Putin regarding the sanctions bill which has now passed both houses of Congress by lopsided votes. (You will need to click the closed caption button to get the English subtitles). The reporter asking the question observes that “it looks like the US is trying to distribute the power of its laws to the territories of other countries.”
Sen. Ben Cardin, who introduced the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, and Sen. Rob Portman, a co-sponsor of the bill, have responded to a letter published by the ACLU. Specifically the two lawmakers say they want to “correct some fundamental misunderstandings about the bill.”
“We write today in opposition to S. 720, also known as the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. We understand that proponents of the bill are seeking additional co-sponsors. We urge you to refrain from co-sponsoring the legislation because it would punish individuals for no reason other than their political beliefs.”
So reads the opening paragraph of a letter published on Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
Imagine being a young girl living under a brutal occupation. You’re in the eighth grade. You work hard at your lessons, but then on your last day of school before summer break you go out and seek martyrdom by stabbing an occupation soldier.