Israel is “Daddy” to the U.S. Congress

A revealing letter from my Congressman

By Bill Astore

I wrote a note to my representative in Congress, William Keating (D), who is the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. I expressed my opposition to massive Israeli bombing and massive U.S. aid that facilitates that bombing. Yesterday, I received a form letter in reply that reveals Israel remains the “Daddy” to the U.S. Congress.

How so? The letter from Mr. Keating is plainspoken and direct in its condemnation of Hamas. There is, however, absolutely no criticism of Israel. None. Hamas is pure evil, Israel is a blameless victim, and that’s all you need to know, according to the letter signed by Keating.

Some examples from the letter: Hamas is described as launching “brutal attacks” that bring “death and destruction” to Israelis and Palestinians. They use Palestinian civilians as “pawns” and “human shields.” They are “terrorists.” It’s their attacks that have “already taken the lives of too many civilians.”

The letter also expresses support for a Palestinian state (no other details), for humanitarian aid to Gaza, while mentioning that Israel, in protecting itself against terrorism, must try to protect innocent civilians in Gaza as well. But perhaps the key passage in the letter is this one:

Israel has the right to protect its citizens against terrorists who continue to attack the country after Hamas carried out the largest massacre of Jewish people since the Holocaust. A ceasefire would only benefit Hamas and allow the terrorist group to rebuild, strengthen, and fortify its positions.

As Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Mr. Keating closes his letter by urging Hamas “to stop these violent attacks, which have already taken the lives of too many civilians.”

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Here’s what’s missing from the letter: Any condemnation or even admission of the “violent attacks” by Israel that have already claimed the lives of more than 10,000 Palestinian civilians, including more than 4000 children. (The likely death toll is far higher since many bodies remain trapped and smashed and flattened under rubble.) Mr. Keating is completely unable or unwilling to criticize Israel in any way. Israel is completely in the right, Hamas is totally responsible for all the killing, and that’s all you need to know.

I see articles that say massive bombing of Gaza isn’t “genocide.” As if it’s a good thing that Israel isn’t killing all the Palestinians in its orgy of bombing.

Again, Mr. Keating rejects any ceasefire as a boon to the terrorists (Hamas, of course; there’s no such thing as an Israeli terrorist). Without saying it explicitly, he tacitly supports Israel’s strategy to turn Gaza into rubble while expelling as many Palestinians as possible.

In sum, Mr. Keating, and indeed nearly all members of Congress, are 100% behind the right-wing Israeli government. To the question, “Who’s your daddy?” the clear answer for Keating and his fellow members of Congress is “Israel and Bibi Netanyahu.”

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7 responses to “Israel is “Daddy” to the U.S. Congress”

  1. Woopy Avatar

    The US is totally subservient to the Jewish world council, Israel, AIPAC, ADL, and the Jewish owned federal reserve banking system that rules the US economy.

    1. shaz48 Avatar

      Zionist Vermin Daddy has their illegal born children sitting in global Congress & Senate. When zionist daddy says.. give me your women … they run and give their own with pride & feel very honored being their daddy’s pi mps.

  2. Gene Avatar

    President Putin had an arrest warrant issued against him by the U.S.-West-controlled International Criminal Court (ICC) for bringing children out of Ukraine war zone. The ICC flagrant violation of Russian sovereignty and law was endorsed by several U.S. Congressmen. In contrast, Israel’s Netanyahu is praised by the ICC and U.S.-Western regimes for murdering more than 5000 Palestinian children and babies. In fact, many heads of Western states visited Netanyahu and assured him of their unconditional support. More than 17,000 unarmed Palestinians have been killed by Israel in cold blood. The UN Secretary General Guterres said, Israel has turned “Gaza into a graveyard for children” and unarmed civilians.

  3. Paul Barbara Avatar
    Paul Barbara

    “Anyone who wants to thwart the establishment of a Palestinian state has to support bolstering Hamas and transferring money to Hamas.” – Benjamin Netanyahu (2019)

    “In the visible dimension Hamas is an enemy, in the hidden dimension it is an ally.”
    – IDF Major General Gershon Hacohen (2019)

    “Israel started Hamas. It was a project of Shin Bet.”
    – Charles Freeman, US diplomat and ambassador (2006)
    (3 quotes from Swiss Policy Research)

  4. Disadvantaged Avatar

    Something to be considered by every young man and woman in the United States. Why would you enlist in the U.S. military to be killed or disabled for a Jewish Control country since 1913? It is obvious we are headed for another war in the Middle East. The Congressman in this article obviously is willing to sacrifice your life to benefit him.

    1. Woopy Avatar

      Disadvantaged, I told my congressmen that my grandkids would never fight for their leaders Victoria Nuland, Paul Wolfowitz, William Krystol, etc. I added fighting for freedom is one thing but fighting for Zionism is another. The problem is that in 1917 our military fought for the Zionist Balfour agreement that gave Palestine to the white supremacists. The US citizenry did not want to fight but Woodrow Wilson was totally under the thumb of the Rothchild consortium and eventually the US military fought for the Zionists losing over 100,000 US citizens (if I remember correctly). Zionist control of the US government brought us into Iraq and now allows the Zionist white supremacists to commit genocide upon the Palestinians. Woodrow Wilson gave our banking system to the Zionists in 1914. Following WWI when black soldiers began to return home, he helped the KKK murder black people who upon their return from the war thought that they were entitled to be landowners etc. Wilson’s actions were dismissed saying “oh ya but he’s from the south so it’s normal for him to help the clan”. So when push comes to shove people including my grandkids could be forced into fighting for Victoria Nuland and her ilk unless we have a revolution and rid ourselves of the Zinonist rule.

  5. Prometheus Avatar

    War is sugar-daddy to this white supremacist cartel of mercenary war-cult priesthood of Mars, deity of the eponymous Mar-tial and Mar-KKKet forces. The politicians their rent-boys.