This issue looks at the increasing US-Israel divide, troubling military operations in the US, frightening revelations about the Iran deal, and more.
OUR ISRAELI CONNECTION
Obama’s Coming Break with Israel
Patriotupdate.com reports: If Obama’s champions are to be believed, he is a subtle strategic thinker with a deep understanding of history. So no, his efforts to radically remake our relationship with Israel isn’t a reflection of ignorance or a lack of familiarity with the basics of the conflict. Read more.
Netanyahu voices outrage that nuclear talks go on while Iran vows to destroy Israel
Timesofisrael.com reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday excoriated world powers over their dogged pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran, pointing to recent statements by officials in Tehran – notably their calls to eliminate Israel – as evidence of the Islamic Republic’s unwillingness to compromise on its nuclear ambitions and campaign of “terror, subjugation and conquest.” Read more.
Virginia Bar Association Boycotts Israel
Traditional Values Coalition reports: In a shocking move, the Virginia Bar Association has sided with stone-throwers and terrorists, cancelling a legal seminar scheduled to be held in Israel because of “unacceptable discriminatory policies and practices pertaining to border security” in the Jewish state. This argument is straight out of the mouths of Hamas, the PLO, Hezbollah, and other organizations dedicated not just to the destruction of Israel but America as well. Read more.
Gays Say Jewish Business Must Print “Death to Israel” Signs
Godfatherpolitics.com reports: The title to this article is the logical extension of protests against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. If a baker is discriminating by refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, then a printer is discriminating for not printing a “Death to Israel” sign. Read more.
IT’S NEWS TO ME
Special Forces set to swarm Southwest and operate undetected among civilians in massive military exercise
* Operation Jade Helm will see 1,200 service members including Green Berets and SEALs and special forces from the Air Force and Marines in July
* Soldiers armed with blank rounds will operate in and around towns in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah and Colorado for 8 weeks
* The so-called Realistic Military Training has some residents fearful the drill is a preparation for martial law
Headlines like Freedom Outpost’s ‘Operation Jade Helm-military trains for martial law in American South-west’ abound across the Right-leaning blogosphere and Info Wars warns that Jade Helm is simply ‘an effort to test the effectiveness of infiltration techniques’ on the American public. Read more.
Video Shows Troops Training to Intern Citizens in Fort Lauderdale
(Martial law-style drill caught on camera)
Teaparty.org reports: (Infowars) – Footage out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida shot earlier this week shows military and law enforcement practicing the internment of citizens during martial-law style training. Click here to watch. The clip shows armed troops arresting role players on the street before a column of prisoners are marched towards a mock internment facility. Black Hawk choppers are also seen whizzing between buildings. Read more.
Iranian Defector: US Working ‘On Behalf’ of Iran
Newsmax.com reports: An Iranian journalist and top media aide to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani defected while covering the nuclear talks in Switzerland and has accused the United States’ team of acting on Iran’s behalf in the negotiations. Amir Hossein Motaghi defected late last week, saying he no longer saw any point in his profession in a country whose government told him what to write, the U.K.’s Telegraph. Read more.
Kerry on Iran Deal: ‘If Allah Wills It’
Conservativebyte.com reports: Iran can pretty much write their own deal. Check it out: Secretary of State John Kerry allegedly responded in a most unusual way to a reporter’s question Friday whether a nuclear arms deal could be reached with Iran before the March 31 deadline.”Allah willing,” Kerry replied – in Arabic, according to Laura Rozen, a reporter covering the Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, for the Washington, D.C.-based online publication, Al-Monitor. Read more.
Homeland Chief Likens Quran to ‘American Values’
Teaparty.org reports: (Gateway Pundit) – Obama Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson told the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) that reading the Koran reminds him of “quintessentially American values.” Jeh Johnson was recognized yesterday by the Muslim Public Affairs Council. Because nothing is more American than Shariah Law. Read more.
Homeland Security Adviser Tweets America is ‘Islamic country’
Visiontoamerica.com reports: A leading adviser at the Department of Homeland Security has jumped from the frying pan into the fire, following up comments about the Constitution being “Islamically compliant” with an even more head-turning tweet – that America is an Islamic country. Read more.
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