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The Dreaded Israel Lobby Strikes Again

It's not always clear what the Israel Lobby's accomplishments really consist of.
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The Israel Lobby which controls American foreign policy, but has thus far been unable to get the United States to stop funding the terrorists currently shooting rockets at Israel’s 14th largest city, has struck again as Senate Democrats voted unanimously to make Chuck Hagel the next Secretary of Defense.

The dreaded Israeli Lobby, Jewish Lobby, Israel Lobby or any other permutation of the form that you prefer, has largely kept silent during the Hagel nomination. The head of the ADL was heard to mutter something and the AJC suggested that the Senate should possibly rethink the nomination before falling silent again. As if anyone needed more proof that the Zionist Entity controls Washington.

AIPAC and all the other groups who regularly send out envelopes warning of disaster if the check doesn’t come in the mail have an amazing track record.

When Israel builds apartment buildings in its own capital, the State Department, that branch of government which Hagel claimed was an adjunct of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, denounces the provocative act of putting one brick on top of another. Meanwhile Saudi Arabia arrests Christians for celebrating Christmas and you couldn’t pay the State Department to pay attention.

Pakistan was hiding Bin Laden and still rolls in the foreign aid. Egypt’s government is torturing protesters. Libya arrested Christian missionaries in Benghazi, but still can’t be bothered to arrest those responsible for the murder of Ambassador Stevens. The Palestinian Authority hasn’t held an election in forever and is actually paying the salaries of convicted terrorists.

Meanwhile the dominant foreign policy topic is how to convince Israel to make more concessions to the terrorists. To hear them talk, East Jerusalem is the only thing standing in the way of peace in our time. And talk like that is just more evidence that the Israel Lobby really does run everything.

John Kerry, the new Secretary of State, gave Code Pink, the radical leftist Anti-War and Anti-Israel group, a pass to go see Hamas. John Brennan Islamized Jerusalem. Hagel blamed the Jewish Lobby for spoiling his milk. But what else do you expect in a Washington D.C. run by the Israel Lobby?

There are constant dire warnings that Israel is about to pull the United States into a war. The number of wars that Israel has pulled the United States into clocks in at zero. The number of wars that the Saudis have pulled the United States into clocks in at three; if you count a Saudi terrorist funded by Saudis using a bunch of Saudis to ram planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

True aficionados of the nefarious Jewish Lobby however know that the House of Saud was framed by a few thousand Jews who showed up early to wire up the towers with C4 and then punched out  before the flights arrived. That is if the planes weren’t just holograms full of passengers who never existed as part of a false flag operation against a fake terrorist group created by the CIA in a conspiracy to steal all the opium in Afghanistan.

And in the same way they know that Hagel really is an Israeli agent. Why else did the Jewish Lobby remain silent? And wasn’t it suspicious how Hagel seemed to hate Israel so much? What if Hagel was only pretending to bash Israel because his real name isn’t Chuck, it’s Chaim? What if beneath that mopey exterior that bespeaks a man who has spent his entire life watching a fly crawl across a window, beats the heart of a Semitic partisan who is just raring to begin bombing Iran as soon as he figures out how to make his executive chair go up and down?

Hagel’s triumph is a disappointment to them. It would have been better if he had gone down a martyr, his stumped visage adorning book covers alongside James Forrestal and Adlai Stevenson III as another victim of the lobby in the blue-and-white hotel. A brave truth-teller like Charles Freeman who wasn’t approved for a position chairing the National Intelligence Council for taking money from Saudi Arabia and China, and claiming that Tienanmen Square was a moderate response, but mostly because of the Israel Lobby.

There’s no question that the Israel Lobby is a truly impressive beast. Every now and then it convinces a bunch of senators to sign a letter calling for peace and a two-state solution while condemning the taxpayer supported terrorists who shoot rockets at Israeli cities. The letter doesn’t actually call for ending funding to the terrorists. It just asks the President or Secretary of State to review the situation and strongly urge the terrorists to stop shooting rockets because that endangers the future of the peace process.

About the Author: Daniel Greenfield is an Israeli born blogger and columnist, and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. His work covers American, European and Israeli politics as well as the War on Terror. His writing can be found at http://sultanknish.blogspot.com/. The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not represent the views of The Jewish Press.


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14 Responses to “The Dreaded Israel Lobby Strikes Again”

  1. Arie's Pragmatic Politics says:

    Well said

  2. If the "Israeli lobby" had any power would any Arab country or other terrorist group get any funding from the US government?

  3. Arie's Pragmatic Politics says:

    Common sense falls on deaf ears. The "Jewish Lobby" is an age old canard, 'codified' by the Protocols which many use as a bible

  4. Charlie Hall says:

    "unable to get the United States to stop funding the terrorists currently shooting rockets ".

    The US gives no money to Hamas.

    Why does the JP continue to carry this writer, who can't get his facts straight?

  5. Arie's Pragmatic Politics says:

    REALLY?? In 2010 it was $400MILLION. obama promised $900MILLION this year. It is supposed "humanitarian aid" yet obama demands that no wording be placed in the money transfer to supervise how the money is spent

    http://townhall.com/video/u.s.-money-to-hamas

  6. Jacob Alperin-Sheriff says:

    I think he's performance art. I loved his "left wing move to hijack kashrut" motif

  7. Daniel Greenfield says:

    It does give money to the Palestinian Authority whose Al Aqsa Brigade which took credit for the latest round of rockets

  8. Charlie Hall says:

    "It does give money to the Palestinian Authority"

    Correct. Had you written that I would not have complained. Why do you distort the truth? You do the case for Israel absolutely no good.

    " Al Aqsa Brigade"

    The rocket or rockets came from Gaza, which is completely controlled by Hamas, which is to blame here, and not the PA. And the Al Aqsa Brigade is not part of the PA.

  9. Charlie Hall says:

    Arie, did you even read the Ynet article? The money was not given to Hamas. And the PA doesn't give any money to Hamas, which is its mortal enemy!

    Furthermore, the Israeli government has SUPPORTED aid to the PA!

    http://www.politico.com/blogs/ben-smith/2011/12/israel-backs-aid-to-palestinian-authority-108380.html

  10. Charlie Hall Actually the US funds Hamas to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars a year. The US provides over 40% of UNWRA's budget and most members of Hamas work for UNWRA and moonlight as terrorists.

    And the PA DOES transfer some $400 million a year to Hamas.

    Your claims are false and your propaganda doesn't work with the informed

  11. Charlie Hall says:

    What is really sad about this is that we really do need people to call out the nutcases who spin conspiracy theories on the "Israel Lobby" and the "Jewish Lobby" — but with facts, not propaganda.

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