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Foreign Theocratic State, Israel, hires US Reps/Senators to Repress Citizens who Oppose It

At the instigation of the lobbyist organization for a foreign state, Zionist Organization of America, 13 members of Congress have sent a letter to the Department of Commerce demanding that action be taken to stop the American branches of the Presbyterian and Episcopalian churches from divesting in companies that do business in Israel.

They have suggested that the churches are in violation of the U.S. Export Administration Act (EAA), which prohibits Americans from participating in the long-standing Arab boycott of Israel.

But the campaign by the "paid politicians" against the Christian churches goes much further than this: the members of Congress are going so far as to suggest that, along with the churches, students, academic organizations and other institutions that urge Americans to disinvest in companies doing business with Israel are also in violation of the EAA.

Ringleaders of the group sent to police the foreign state's wishes are two New Jersey representatives: Jim Saxton, a Republican, and Rob Andrews, a Democrat.
'Paid Politicians' Targeting
Christian Boycott Of Israel
By Michael Collins Piper
11-16-2004


At the instigation of the lobbyist organization for a foreign state, Zionist Organization of America, 13 members of Congress have sent a letter to the Department of Commerce demanding that action be taken to stop the American branches of the Presbyterian and Episcopalian churches from divesting in companies that do business in Israel.

They have suggested that the churches are in violation of the U.S. Export Administration Act (EAA), which prohibits Americans from participating in the long-standing Arab boycott of Israel.

But the campaign by the "paid politicians" against the Christian churches goes much further than this: the members of Congress are going so far as to suggest that, along with the churches, students, academic organizations and other institutions that urge Americans to disinvest in companies doing business with Israel are also in violation of the EAA.

The members of Congress are charging that the very act of advocating divestment from Israel is illegal.

The ringleaders of the group are two New Jersey representatives: Jim Saxton, a Republican, and Rob Andrews, a Democrat. The 11 others include: Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.), Pete Sessions (R-Texas), Dennis Cardoza (D-Calif.), Michael McNulty (D-N.Y.), Peter King (R-N.Y.), Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam), Martin Frost (D-Texas), Philip Crane (R-Ill.), Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.), Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Marilyn Musgrave (R-Colo.).

A press release from the Zionist Organization of America, dated Sept. 28, 2004, claimed credit for inducing the bipartisan group of federal office holders to send the letter to the Commerce Department.

In the meantime, another group of congressmen, led by Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Calif.), have sent a strongly worded letter to the Presbyterian Church USA condemning the vote to begin selective disinvestments from companies doing business with Israel.

Those representatives joining Berman in attacking the Presbyterian Church for its action include: Roy Blunt (R-Missouri), Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), Deborah Pryce (R-Ohio), John Lewis (D-Ga.), John Linder (R-Ga.), Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), Mark Steven Kirk (R-Ill.), Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.), Eric Cantor (R-Va.), Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.), Tom Feeney (R-Fla.), Barney Frank (D-Mass.), and Lamar Smith (R-Texas).

Joining the members of Congress in slamming the Presbyterian and Episcopal churches is Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor, the "interfaith affairs director" of the Israeli lobby group known as the Anti-Defamation League. Bretton-Granatoor said: "The Presbyterian divestment could potentially create a snowball effect and resurrect what had been a moribund issue. Now it has provoked the Anglicans [the Episcopal Church-Ed.], and we know it will not end there."

Although the rabbi added, in a threatening fashion, "We have to send a clear message to every church that they will have to face a united Jewish community on this issue," the fact is that even many grass-roots American Jews have urged divestment in Israel, evidently shamed by the actions of Israel against the Muslim and Christian Arab Palestinian people under its domination.

Following the passage of measures in July 2004 calling for selective divestment of stock in corporations within the church's $8 billion portfolio which profit by supporting violence in Israel and Palestine, the Presbyterian Church issued a statement saying it wanted to send a strong message to the U.S., Israeli and Palestinian governments, so they could begin to "lay aside arrogant political posturing and get on with forging negotiated compromises that open a path to peace."

 http://www.americanfreepress.net/html/paid_politicians.html


Anyone want to talk about how it is illegal for foreign states to hire US Representatives and Sentators, hmmm?

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buying time, and by-by time, not much time left 16.Nov.2004 20:31

TheTroll

Banks have loaned thier depositor's life's savings into the Zionist Crusade. And if the Zionists bloodsoaked crusade fails, then rich Americans, loose cash. Democraps and Republitrash know that banks have pidgion holed America into supporting the Zionist crusade, or watching the dollar fall faster into worhtlessness than supporting the ZIonist crusade makes the dollar fall.

How about a call to get people to pull thier cash out of banks that support the ZIonist's bloodsoaked crusade and put thier money into banks that do not invest in any bloodsoaked crusades? That really would shut down those who support Zionism. And the remaining banks could invest in YOUR communities, rather than building new settlements for ZIonist crusaders in Zionist occupied Palestine. Those banks could make loans that put you to work, rather than putting ZIonist crusaders to work.