Trump: Israel Should Ban Omar, Tlaib | Talking Points Memo

President Donald Trump told his advisers that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should bar Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) from entering Israel under its anti-boycott law, according to an Axios report Saturday.

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I am so tired of the US sucking up to this apartheid state.


Can you imagine if President Obama had said that some republicans should be barred from visiting any country? The explosions of outrage on the right would have to be measured in megatons. But with Trump, eh, whatever…


Netanyahu should be banned from the U.S. for human rights abuses. Trump should be banned from other countries for the same reason.


Nobody who’s not a racist genocidal asshole cares what you think “should” happen, Donald.


Remember the opinion during the campaign that Trump “lacks the required temperament to hold the office of President of the United States?” Ah, the good old days! Still true!


The long arm of the bully.


Slightly o/t but I had to:


I read a couple of weeks ago that Israel okayed their visit!!


The House needs to overwhelmingly pass a resolution telling Israel it should get the f out of the West Bank and offer a genuine good-faith two-state solution based on 1967 borders. Trying to imagine if the Democratic House in the 1980s had passed a resolution condemning those who supported boycotting and divesting from South Africa.


Next he’s going to blame them for Epstein’s “suicide.”


If opposing Netanyahu et al. in the way they treat the Palestinians is anti-Semitic, then a good chunk of Israeli citizens and a lot of American Jewry are anti-Semitic. And if you grow up Jewish in this country, you get a pretty good sense of who’s likely to regard you as other and different. Hint: it’s not the Tlaibs and Omars of the world.


Netanyahu hopefully realizes this would be a big unforced error. Israel is strongest when it has bipartisan support in America, but unfortunately, under his leadership, has entered into an unholy alliance with the Republican Party.

Russia, KSA, and North Korea will rue the day Trump loses. Israel doesn’t want to join that club.


On &OFF Topic

" Netanyahu unlikely to bar Ilhan Omar, though law gives him power to do so

Israel has a law the grants the government authority to ban pro-BDS activists from entering the country. The law has been used sporadically over the past two years."

By Herb Keinon, Gil Hoffman

July 19, 2019 00:13

" Koch Foods announced on Facebook that the company will host a job fair on Monday after many of its workers at its two Mississippi plants were swept up in an immigration raid Wednesday."


Trump is just obsessed with Tlaib and Omar, isn’t he? Just whatever could it be about them that’s driving him insane?

Back to sowing division again, so must mean we’re 48-72 hours out. Man, he runs his racist train on time!



Come on down!

A Washington state couple whom authorities believe died by murder-suicide reportedly left several notes expressing worry that they could not afford treatment for the wife’s severe medical issues.

The husband, 77, called 911 shortly before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and told the dispatcher that he planned to shoot himself, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The man said he had written a note for the sheriff with information and instructions.

The dispatcher tried to keep the caller on the phone, according to authorities, but the man said, “We will be in the front bedroom” and hung up.


Can you imagine if a prisoner in Federal custody who might had evidence against Obama had hanged himself while on suicide watch?


Just to recap, here’s what the Congress voted for over Reagan’s veto: “the new legislation bans all new U.S. investment in South Africa except in black-owned businesses; bars U.S. imports of iron, steel, coal, uranium, agricultural products and textiles from South Africa; transfers South Africa’s sugar quota to the Philippines; revokes landing rights for South African airliners; prohibits new bank loans to South Africa, and prohibits exports of oil or nuclear technology to South Africa, or computers to its military or police agencies. Many of these provisions will take effect immediately.”


Caught A discussion about that this morning on AM Joy,and the question was asked did any of the current employees share in that settlement,and the person said he didn’t think so,for the company has such a high
turn over rate.