Skip to comments.J Street Endorsees in Congress Refuse to Support Iron Dome Funding for Israel
Posted on 08/21/2014 11:54:17 AM PDT by Nachum
Eleven lawmakers backed by liberal advocacy group J Street either voted against or refused to vote in favor of increased funding for Israels Iron Dome missile defense system, which has been a critical life-saver during Hamass latest assault on the Jewish state.
Congress overwhelmingly approved an emergency increase in funding for Iron Dome this month by a vote of 395 to 8.
Three of the eight who voted against the funding increase are J Street-backed lawmakers. Another eight abstained from the pro-Israel vote and also are financially supported by the group.
J Streets political action committee (PAC) has already donated and bundled in this election cycle alone at least $92,387 to lawmakers who did not vote in favor of Iron Dome fundingwhich J Street itself claims is a priority for its endorsees.
The revelation that 11 of the 37 lawmakers who either voted against or abstained from supporting Iron Dome prompted outrage in the pro-Israel community and criticism of J Street for financially supporting lawmakers who take an explicitly anti-Israel line.
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Will their voters remember in November?.................
Gotta protect the Islamo-terrorists.
With Iron Dome gone Hamas accidentally launches a missile that accidentally took out the Dome of the Rock mosque .....accidentally.
Ending government-funded abortions & universal health care would free up some shekels.
Of course, they want to remove funding for Iron Dome. It works.
Who is J Street and why should we hate them? (Other than for supporting the anti-Israeli positions, of course.)
Inquiring minds want to know.
Three of the House lawmakers who voted against funding for Iron DomeReps. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), Zoe Lofgren (D., Calif.), and Walter Jones (R., N.C.)have received a combined $21,145 in this election cycle from J Street, according to publicly available Federal Election Committee (FEC) documents.
The eight other J Street-funded lawmakers who abstained from the vote are Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D., Ore.), Susan Davis (D., Calif.), Lloyd Doggett (D., Texas), John Garamendi (D., Calif.), Jim McDermott (D., Wash.), Raul Ruiz (D., Calif.), Jackie Speier (D., Calif.), and Ed Whitfield (R., Ky.).
These lawmakers have received a combined $71,242 via J Street in the most recent election cycle.
Home made guidance systems. Don't try this at home, kids!
Lloyd Doggett is a POS.
Such cheap whores.
$7 - 9 K for treason.
Real blue light specials.
Obviously this wasn’t to buy them. It wouldn’t be enough for the drugs they offer at one of their parties.
This is just a minor token of appreciation.
IslamoNazi supporters in Congress need to be removed ASAP!
The enemy within...
is the most dangerous enemy of all...
A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear. Cicero
Where's the treason?
Where's the treason?
Haven't you heard? It's now "treason" if you refuse to give money to a foreign nation with plenty of its own cash.
I fully support the project, as long as the US gets to use the tech.
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