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'The Difference Between America and Israel?—There Isn't One': Netanyahu Knows He Can Get Away With Anything in America

Illustration by DonkeyHotey.
Illustration by DonkeyHotey.
By Robert Fisk
Uri Avnery is without doubt the most intellectual, philosophical, prescient leftist Israeli seer I have ever met. Like TS Eliot, he has a habit of using the fewest words to tell the greatest truth. Every essay he writes, this reader always says the same thing: Exactly! Yet, for the first time in 40 years, I disagree with the great man.

He has just suggested that Benjamin Netanyahu’s agreement to address the US Congress at the invitation of Republicans tomorrow – two weeks before an Israeli general election – and Barack Obama’s decision not to see the old rogue, has destroyed Israel’s bipartisan support in America. For the first time, says Uri, Democratic politicians are allowed to criticise Israel.

Absolute Tosh.

Congressmen of both parties have grovelled and fainted and shrieked their support for Bibi and his predecessors with more enthusiasm that the Roman hordes in the Colosseum. Last time Bibi turned up on the Hill, he received literally dozens of standing ovations from the sheep-like representatives of the American people, whose uncritical adoration of the Israeli state – and their abject fear of uttering the most faint-hearted criticism lest they be called anti-Semites – suggest that Bibi would be a far more popular US president than Barack. And Bibi’s impeccable American accent doesn’t hurt.

And his aim – to earn votes for himself and to destroy the one foreign policy achievement within Obama’s grasp – will have absolutely no effect at all on Israeli-US relations. When Bibi made himself the laughing stock of the UN Security Council – by producing an infantile cartoon of an Iranian bomb with a red line in the middle, indicating that Iran could build nuclear weapons by the end of 2013 – his charade was treated with indulgence by the American media. These mythical deadlines have been expiring regularly for more than a decade, yet still we are supposed to take them seriously. Obama is struggling to reach an agreement with Iran which would protect the world from any nuclear weapon production by the Islamic Republic.

Bibi wants to destroy this opportunity. He wants more sanctions. He wants to win the Israeli elections on 17 March. He might even bomb Iran – which would bring an immediate military response against the United States.

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How Police Get Away With Murder: The "He Went for My Gun" Cover-up (Video)

The "He went for my gun" coverup was also used by the officer who murdered Michael Brown. In this case the police officers, knowing they were being video taped, engaged in a "real time" coverup by yelling "drop the gun" just before they shot the unarmed mentally impaired homeless man.
Witness says he didn't see the victim reaching for any cop's gun
Witness says he didn't see the victim reaching for any cop's gun.
By Michael Pearson, Holly Yan and Sara Sidner,
The man who captured dramatic video of a fatal police shooting in Los Angeles said Monday he saw no justification for the weekend killing.

Why didn't the police simply "shoot the man in the leg? He's already on the ground," Anthony Blackburn told CNN.

Los Angeles police said they're investigating the shooting, the latest high profile incident involving lethal force by police in the wake of officer-involved killings in Ferguson, Missouri and New York last year.

Blackburn's video from Sunday already has been watched millions of times. It starts with a man swinging his arms at police officers near the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles' Skid Row -- a neighborhood rife with poverty.

One officer tackles him, and three others try to subdue him. At least one pulls out a stun gun and tries to shock the man.

Witness: I didn't see suspect reaching for LAPD's gun - 03:16

"Drop the gun!" a man yells.

Seconds later, five gunshots ring out, prompting shock and screams from bystanders.
RELATED STORY: LA Times Propaganda Headline — "Once a weapon is grabbed, 'all bets are off'."
"Why did y'all shoot that man?" one witness yells. "Y'all got (him) tased. Why did you y'all shoot that man?"

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