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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

The Hamas 54

Self-hating Jew MJ Rosenberg is gloating over at HuffPo: 54 Democratic Congressmen, led by Congressman from CAIR Keith Ellison, have signed a letter to President Obumbler urging him to pressure Israel to lift the 'blockade' openly allow ammunition and bomb-making materials into Gaza.
Fifty-four House members are defying AIPAC and calling on President Obama to lift the deadly blockade of Gaza. Specifically, the House Members ask that Obama pressure Israel to permit:

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In short, the courageous 54 want the blockade lifted.

Please take a look at the list of these legislators who will, no doubt, catch hell from powerful AIPAC types in their districts and, more significantly, among their donor base.

Also note this. The fact that your favorite liberal is not among the 54 does not mean he or she disagrees with their braver colleagues. It only means that they are not ready to stand up and be counted.
Sultan Knish discloses the real agenda (Hat Tip: Atlas Shrugs):
Since Ellison got his start with CAIR , his attempt to provide support for Hamas is completely unsurprising. Both Hamas and CAIR are projects of the Muslim Brotherhood, which also helped birth Al Queda. Organizations like CAIR do the same work in America that Hamas does in Israel. The difference is that CAIR does its work on a political level, while Hamas functions on both a political and a military level. Like CAIR, Ellison is careful to cloak his pro-Hamas agenda, which he does by mentioning that all violence is wrong and that Israelis probably shouldn't be shelled-- but the thrust of his agenda is to force Israel to open its border with Hamas.

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But what Congressman Keith Ellison accomplished was to convince 53 other Democratic congressmen to join him in this venture. It is not particularly surprising to find the House's most radical anti-Israel voices signing their names onto Ellison's letter. It would be inconceivable if a letter aiding Hamas did not carry the signatures of Barbara Lee, Jim Moran or Jim McDermott, who helped Ellison spearhead the whole campaign. It is essentially inconceivable that any letter circulated in congress opposing Israel would not get their signature.

Jim Moran had managed to blame even the Iraq War on the Jews and McDermott was actually named CAIR's Public Official of the Year. Neither is West Virginia Arab Congressman, Nick Rahall, who is the Democratic party's version of Darrel Issa, who is tied to CAIR as well, and previously voted against Israel's right to defend itself. Rahall is also the top recipient of CAIR donations. The likes of Diane Watson or Pete Stark aren't complete surprises either. Pete Stark has a history of being both anti-Israel and unstable. Neither is Carolyn Kilpatrick, who voted against Israel's right to defend itself, and against condemning terrorist attacks on Israel. Kilpatrick, like virtually every Democrat on the list, is also tied to CAIR.

Then there's William Delahunt, who all but openly expressed the hope that a former Cheney aide would be targeted by Al Queda. John Conyers signing on to this while awaiting prison is no real shocker either. The man has all but endorsed Sharia law in America. Or John Dingell who like many Detroit politicians has gone whole hog with the Islamist Follow Traveler thing.

Congresswoman Betty McCollum has been waging her own private war on Israel, right down to issuing an imperial demand that Israeli Ambassador Oren attend the national conference of the far left anti-Israel group, J Street. McCollum famously belittled Hamas' shelling of Israel as nothing more than a drug gang's drive by shooting and repeated the discredited white phosphorous smear. Again, no more surprising than Chaka Fattah's presence on the list.

Then there's Eric Massa, a former Republican turned turncoat Democrat, Massa has been consistently loudly anti-war and to the left. Like virtually every congressman on this list, he's pushed for a phony ceasefire, that would naturally be one sided. Considering his increasingly unhinged radicalism, and that he has an election coming up soon, Massa must be pretty confident that the nutroots can get him reelected.

It is of course no surprise that this list weighs heavily toward Minnesota and Michigan, where CAIR is strong. But it also includes twelve congressmen from California, 3 from New Jersey, 4 from New York and 6 from Massachusetts. These numbers are not mere statistics, they define the rising influence of the Muslim Brotherhood on American politics, state by state.
Sultan Knish has the whole sordid list. I just want to point out one name on it: Michael Capuano. He was the challenger who lost the Democratic primary for Senate in Massachusetts to Martha Coakley, who went down to defeat by Scott Brown last week.

Read the whole thing. I can't wait to hear all the trolls try to explain why this doesn't mean that Democrats are less supportive of Israel than Republicans.

4 Comments:

At 12:03 AM, Blogger Sunlight said...

Once again, Hamas = Rockets. These congress people need to have powerpoint slides with specific engineering level info presented in public in their presence. Then they should be asked to make public admissions that rockets are being and have been shot onto civilian areas in Israel. Then, with the specific Geneva/rules of war item cited, asked to address the fact that Hamas commits war crimes repeatedly from Gaza with materials imported through the "blockade." And they should be asked to state a position on the probability/sure thing that the rockets would get worse if the "blockade" were eliminated. Israel's neglect of the rocket issue causes huge problems. We need the compiled info!

 
At 1:35 AM, Blogger Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog said...

they've already worked around that,
sunlight

they make a pro forma statement that it's too bad that israelis are being shot up by rockets and then launch into their usual spiel

 
At 2:05 AM, Blogger Daniel said...

Mary Jane Rosenberg, dovbear and the usual Jewish suspects will try to spin this, but many of those JINO voters who support the 54 do so knowingly. I used to lament intermarriage, but I now grudgingly realize it is a way of flushing out our kapos into goy heaven

 
At 8:06 AM, Blogger Momteachs said...

At least one of those congressmen,Elijah Cummings, has a huge Jewish constituency in the Orthodox section of Baltimore. Be interesting to see if this is remembered in November.

I don't count as I have voted against Cummings since being redistricted into his district.

 

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