Discussion: Dems Urge Boehner To Postpone Netanyahu's Speech

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“As members of Congress who support Israel*…” And then Americans wonder why the phrase “honest broker” is met with gales of laughter. And Republicans are certain to trot out the “throw Israel under the bus” charge as a counter. If only actual American states could be the object of such adoration and pledges.

*Sorry lefties, I couldn’t use your preferred label of “the Zionist Entity” with this one.

I keep saying that the Dems in both Houses should boycott this ‘address’… then it will be patently clear what the real Republican agenda… I’ve written to my Rep, Swalwell, as well as Senators Feinstein and Boxer…

disappointingly… the only response that was returned was a form response from Boxer’s office…


Remember the bad old days when right wing extremists were more open about their anti-semitism, and claimed that communism, socialism, and left-wing politics were a Jewish conspiracy?

How the Jews bankrolled the Bolsheviks?

How the Jewish international bankers were pushing big-government tax-and-spend policies to enrich themselves, bankrupt the nation, subvert national sovereignty, and usher in a godless New World Order?

How the Jews were using the Civil Rights movement to divide blacks and whites?

Now these righties claim to uphold Judeo-Christian tradition, but only see Israelis and the State of Isrel as a stage-prop for their End Times fantasy of Jews being forced to convert to Christianity or die amid a final war between good and evil when Jesus finally returns to lead an army against the unbelievers?

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it’s been fascinating watching this blow up in boehner/netanyahu’s faces… they were so certain of their ‘bold’ move they never anticipated that the typically compliant press corpse would not be supportive. but once they began hearing from former israeli diplomats and mossad, quickly changed their tone.
however does the orange one get out of this mess…
pretty soon it’s going to be scaled back to sandwiches ordered from the local deli and eaten at boehner’s desk… lol

John Boehner and the Israeli Ambassador Ronald Dermer are behind these shennanigans to bypass the administration and to subvert US national security and strategic interests. Can the administration not declare the ambassador persona non grata or deny the ambassador his visa? They have done that in the past to ambassadors who have compromised national security and strategic interests.

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I wrote to my rep Nancy Pelosi recommending she and the rest of the Democratic Caucus do not attend. So far, bupkis.

at this point, the administration should just remain on the sidelines. (a denial of a visa would backfire on the wh; although i’d love to see it) their position has been clearly stated; this is all on boehner and netanyahu – let them sort it out.


Here you go. Off the record, the administration is furious with Israel


“I, (name of Member), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God” (5 U.S.C. §3331).

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Agree, the White House would be accused of making an international incident.

I’d urge you to write Feinstein and Boxer too… since its supposed to be a joint session address the Senators would attend too… as I said I didn’t get much of a response but every letter will help…

I’ll do that. In the past Boxer has not been good at answering, but Feinstein has.

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before…

A Muslim, a Jew, and a Christian politician walk into the next closest thing to a bar on Capitol Hill…the House Speakers Office.

The House Speaker looks up and says, “What is this, a joke??”

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Given Boehner’s out of a Cincinnati tavern, I’m thinking pulled pork sandwiches, with boilermakers to wash them down.

Rather than not attend, I would walk in, sit down and then in full view of the TV cameras, walk out the second Bibi was introduced and tell the reporters outside, “The President of the United States handles foreign policy in this country, not the incompetent Speaker of the House.”

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No, no, no, let them both suffer for this foolishness.

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"The US Congress is Israeli occupied territory”

Smartest thing Pat Buchanan ever said.

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Mormons convert dead Jews to fill their 'end-time ’ quotas.


This is the fig leaf that Boehner needs to set aside the invitation. It will save further embarrassment and unforeseen fallout for all partys involved. I hope he uses it.