Fierce Competition Between Two Jewish Candidates in Chicago
According to the latest reports the degree of allegiance to Israel and its lobby has taken center stage in two Chicago election campaigns for a congressional seat. As far as the two candidates, the incumbent Jan Schakowsky and the Republican Joel Pollak, are concerned, this race and the issues are not about the tanking economy, over a trillion of dollars in deficit or unemployment, neither it is about our disastrous state of civil liberties, quagmire state of our wars, or speedily declining foreign standing and dignity. No. The number one issue for both candidates is the level of allegiance to the State of Israel, the approval rating from Israel’s number one US lobby AIPAC, and the degree of religiosity in Judaism. The main question and top competition arena in Schakowsky v. Pollak is ‘Who does and will do more and better to represent and protect the Jewish interest?’ And so far our current representative, Ms. Jan Schakowsky seems to be way ahead (the emphasis are all mine;-): Continue reading →
We the wards of Homeland Security, 9/11, and its Commission of Omissions, have sunk even lower into entrapment as a form of political op now. This perhaps surpasses the sheer illogic and stupidity of the original shoe bomber, underwear bomber, and Broadway car bomber, who all lacked blasting caps on their bombs, the latest, Faisal Shahzad, recently sentenced to life imprisonment, warning us to expect more bloodshed at the hands of Muslims, and more tales from the Langley crypt.
“What he [Griffin] did was absolutely illegal and he should be in jail.”
That’s hardly the kind of endorsement a candidate for Congress expects. But that is the conclusion of voting rights attorney Robert F. Kennedy Jr. after digging into the evidence of Congressional candidate Tim Griffin’s role in directing the Republican National Committee’s racially biased attack on voters known as “caging.” Continue reading →
Free market guru Peter Schiff debates Doug Henwood of Left Business Observer on causes and solutions
Doug Henwood is the editor and publisher of Left Business Observer, a contributing editor of The Nation, and hosts a radio weekly program called “Behind the News” on WBAI in New York. His most recent book, published in 2003, is called After the New Economy. He is now working on a new book about today’s American ruling class.
Peter Schiff is the President and Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital, a full service registered broker dealer, specializing in foreign securities. Mr. Schiff is the author of four bestselling books, including his latest: “How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes”, and “Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse”, published in 2009.