The cowardly Kerry and his boss the islamic POTUS, can be trusted to be hateful towards Israel, to trust either of them is to invite tragedy and terror, indeed our own doom! In any case, ultimately; "They must go!."
This piece takes the easy way out here, abetted by a NY Times editor who cut back Marez's quote to 5 words after the first version of the story included two paragraphs explaining the ASA's position in more detail. Here is the rest of the quote: "He argued that the United States has “a particular responsibility to answer the call for boycott because it is the largest supplier of military aid to the state of Israel.” While acknowledging that the same could be said of a number of oppressive governments, past and present, he said that in those countries, civil society groups had not asked his association for a boycott, as Palestinian groups have." Both of these things are true, but it's far easier for right-wing hacks to generate a reductive meme that pretends this is all Marez said. Irresponsible, shoddy journalism about a serious issue. Your readers deserve something better than a caricature of what was actually said.
Comment by Anonymous — December 18, 2013 @ 5:26 PM
I am cynical enough to believe that J Street is not deluded at all, but rather that they oppose Israel's existence and seek Israel's destruction. They are just too cowardly and hypocritical to say so openly.
this isn’t new it was the jewish members of the soviet communist party under v.i. lenin who did the commies dirty work and murdered the non communist jewish comm. leadership, they arrested and murdered the rabbi’s, teachers comm. leaders etc
Those who say that Israel never lived in Jerusalem simply refuse to look at facts. The Roman arch of the General Titus is still standing in Rome today and celebrates his victory over Israel in Jerusalem. It even shows Romans taking the Holy items from the temple.
God has returned Israel to his land and they will never be removed from it again. ANY give away of God’s land is a sin in God’s eyes. Rather it’s from a US deal or any other. I pray for peace but all too often what takes place is war. In the middle east we have wars and rumors of wars and sometimes rumors of peace on an almost weekly basis. The agreement with Iran makes it clear that Iran will continue to enrich uranium, and I doubt that Israel can actually take such a big chance. Current intelligence seems uncertain of when Iran could get the bomb and Israel cannot afford to gamble with this. Time IS running out. Another question is rather or not the Russian/Syrian agreement will do the trick in Syria? Stay tuned. I wrote a small 6 or 7 page book that talks about what I believe the Bible states will take place soon as well as the potential trends I see at this time. I don’t accept donations and it’s free. It’s a short read. I encourage you to have a look: http://www.booksie.com/religion_and_spirituality/book/richard_b_barnes/after-the-rapture-whats-next
So it was Hitler that came up with the idea of keeping political slogans short and repeating them non-stop until every idiot in the crowd becomes a drone in a hive of stupidity? We have him to thank for the dumbing down of American politics?
JStreet is an enemy of Israel and actually supports Hamas and Hizbollah and their leader, Noam Chomsky has told them that they were justified in attacking Israel. J Street is a traitorous group. It supports the Palestinians right or wrong.