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Time to Cut All American Military Aid to Israel (english)
19 Mar 2003
Modified: 07:17:57 PM
Friends, Today it grieves me to no end to see this madman Bush is actually going to go through with this. Deep inside I didn't really believe he would, given that even many big oil men are against this war, former Secretary of State James Baker among them, and so it behooved me to dig deeper for the genesis of a war that portends absolutely nothing good for anyone.
Friends, Today it grieves me to no end to see this madman Bush is actually going to go through with this. Deep inside I didn't really believe he would, given that even many big oil men are against this war, former Secretary of State James Baker among them, and so it behooved me to dig deeper for the genesis of a war that portends absolutely nothing good for anyone. (see http://www.dawn.com/2003/02/01/int12.htm)

I have asked myself, who really benefits here? Not the U.S. as we will suffer terrorist attacks and see the suspension of the rest of our civil liberties. Not the economy, which will suffer as airlines lead the way deeper into recession.

I was reading Walter Karp, the late patriot, writer for Harper's Magazine and author of the anti-Reagan "Liberty Under Seige", when he reminded me of Woodrow Wison's reckless entry into WW I, (the unjust peace of which led to WWII), and of the Founders' original warnings against "foreign entanglements." Who is our greatest foreign entanglement? Who is far more likely to be attacked by any chemical weapons possessed by Saddam Hussein then we Americans are? Correct: Israel. And whose policy has it been to employ any force and injustice whatsover to insure "security?" That's right, the Israeli Right Wing's.

Israel benefits if the U.S. "takes out" any weapons of mass destruction at the cost of American lives, since Israel is already living under terrorism anyway. And I find it far easier to believe that dim bulb George Bush is being manipulated by Sharon than that we have under-estimated him, and he has a grand strategy and vision in which sees an ultimate good for the country that the rest of us are not privy to. I believe it is time to heed the warnings of the Founders who, slave-owners though they were, were wise men in many ways and ahead of their admittedly brutal times. As a progressive, an American, and a friend to the brave refusniks and the Israeli peace activists who risk their own lives for a more just policy from their government toward the Palestinians, I nevertheless call for cutting off all American military ties and aid to the state of Israel, so long as she is ruled by a right wing which now plunges the world into war for the sake of one small nation, using the weak intelligence of our president as a weapon.
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Lest's be honest (english)
19 Mar 2003
Modified: 24 Mar 2003
We are asked "Who is far more likely to be attacked by any chemical weapons possessed by Saddam Hussein then we Americans are? Correct: Israel."

That's a completely silly question. The Istaeli military can wipe out all of its neighbors in a single day, thanks to a rogue stockpile of three to four hundred nukes courtesy of the generosity (with our taxes) of American politicians.

There is a much greater chance of Israel attacking it's neighbors, as it has often done in the past, than for Iraq to ever attack Israel with an antiquated military and obsolete weapons.

The only way to stop the murderous Sharon government would be to stop all aid. Given him any aid, only allows him to divert money from other accounts to the inhumane accupation.

Peace