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womanofthehills

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23. Why pro-Israel lobby group Aipac is backing election deniers and extremist Republicans
Mon Nov 27, 2023, 07:42 PM
Nov 2023

From Oct 2022. - “The US’s largest pro-Israel lobby group is backing dozens of racists, homophobes and election deniers running for Congress next month because they have pledged to defend Israel against stiffening criticism of its oppression of the Palestinians.

The powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee (Aipac) has justified endorsing Republicans with extremist views, including members of Congress with ties to white supremacist groups and representatives who attempted to block Joe Biden’s election victory, on the grounds that the singular issue of support for Israel trumps other considerations.

But Aipac’s support for rightwing politicians has privately embarrassed some Democrats also endorsed by the powerful group and drawn accusations from more moderate pro-Israel organisations that it is attempting to stifle legitimate criticism of hardline Israeli policies .”https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/oct/18/pro-israel-lobby-group-aipac-midterms-election-deniers-and-extremist-republicans

While I do not condone violent protest in general nor in this case, American Israel Public Affairs Committee (Aipac) Ford_Prefect Nov 2023 #1
I think you mean October 7 onenote Nov 2023 #6
ActBlue is the largest PAC in the US, raising 4 times more in 2022 than AIPAC. Beastly Boy Nov 2023 #11
AIPAC has specifically targeted individuals and institutions Ford_Prefect Nov 2023 #16
Do you think Act Blue didn't target individuals and institutions and Beastly Boy Nov 2023 #17
Thankyou for removing any contextual difference between AARP and the NRA. I cannot believe I never saw that before... Ford_Prefect Nov 2023 #36
I removed the structural differences between the two. Actually , this applies equally to SwingLeft, Beastly Boy Nov 2023 #37
I think the AIPAC has way too much influence, and it is not for the good of the US tornado34jh Nov 2023 #2
"Not a good idea"? onenote Nov 2023 #7
I still stand by the fact that the AIPAC has too much influence in the policy of the US tornado34jh Nov 2023 #10
SaveAmerica is double the size of AIPAC Beastly Boy Nov 2023 #13
I don't feel sorry for Trump or his lawyers tornado34jh Nov 2023 #21
AIPAC (UDP) - messed big with Summer Lee womanofthehills Nov 2023 #20
That is the point I am trying to make tornado34jh Nov 2023 #25
Service Employees International Union is nearly double the size of AIPAC Beastly Boy Nov 2023 #12
Don't even try to put words in my mouth that I never said tornado34jh Nov 2023 #29
Aww Lordy! I would never dare! No Siree, spare the thought!... Oh wait... Beastly Boy Nov 2023 #33
I am fully aware what a PAC is tornado34jh Nov 2023 #35
AIPAC is holding the U.S. hostage? yardwork Nov 2023 #18
Or what? You don't think they are a big reason for trying to silence criticism of Israel? tornado34jh Nov 2023 #27
None of what you said there provides any evidence that the U.S. is being held hostage by AIPAC. yardwork Nov 2023 #28
I am skeptical of the intentions of the AIPAC tornado34jh Nov 2023 #30
You and I disagree with AIPAC's goals, that's clear. yardwork Nov 2023 #31
Okay, maybe not hostage, but I think the AIPAC is still skeptical tornado34jh Nov 2023 #34
Bigoted idiots. Behind the Aegis Nov 2023 #3
Have they announced when we can use our space lasers? EllieBC Nov 2023 #4
I am not sure. I missed the last meeting of the ZOG-Oklahoma Chapter. Behind the Aegis Nov 2023 #5
Hey! Haven't run into you into you in awhile BumRushDaShow Nov 2023 #9
Hiya! EllieBC Nov 2023 #15
LOL BumRushDaShow Nov 2023 #24
Another brick Old Crank Nov 2023 #8
Wow, some of these replies sarisataka Nov 2023 #14
It's interesting. yardwork Nov 2023 #19
It is definitely noticeable Danmel Nov 2023 #32
Why pro-Israel lobby group Aipac is backing election deniers and extremist Republicans womanofthehills Nov 2023 #22
Some disturbing info at that link BuddhaGirl Nov 2023 #26
Why pro-Israel lobby group Aipac is backing election deniers and extremist Republicans womanofthehills Nov 2023 #23
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