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Protest AIPAC Party in San Francisco

Monday, December 14, 2015
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Our mailing address is: Arab Resource & Organ
Location Details:
Westin St Francis
335 Powell Street, San Francisco

Monday, December 14th
Westin St Francis
335 Powell Street, San Francisco

The SF and East Bay branches of AIPAC are inviting local city officials to attend a gala celebrating Israel at a time when Israeli violence and aggression against the Palestinian people continues to escalate.

AIPAC has been central in lobbying for annual increases of billions of dollars of US military and governmental aid to Israel. Virtually every major human rights organization has documented that Israel commits grave human rights violations against the Palestinian people, including ethnic cleansing, collective punishment and war crimes. Israel’s occupation and building of settlements on Palestinian land are recognized as illegal by every country in the world except Israel. If San Francisco officials attend the AIPAC gala, it sends a message that our city is not only complicit with Israel’s crimes, but celebrates them as well.

Let us build on San Francisco’s tradition of solidarity with global movements for justice and stand on the right side of history by saying NO to AIPAC.

As San Francisco Bay Area residents, we call on the SF Board of Supervisors and the Mayor not to participate in the upcoming American Israeli Public Affairs Council (AIPAC) gala being held in San Francisco on December 14, 2015 at 6pm.

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US politicians including Pelosi, Feinstein and Boxer support billions of dollars for US military weapons including jets, cluster bombs and other military equipment to repress the Palestinian people.
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US Democratic Party leader and SF representative Nancy Pelosi is a big supporter of war criminal Netanyahu and is a big supporter of AIPAC

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Zionists Spending $20 Million Fighting Iran Deal-Obama Blames AIPAC and Zionists For Pushing Iraq War
Fears of Lasting Rift as Obama Battles Pro-Israel Group on Iran

WASHINGTON — President Obama had a tough message for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or Aipac, the powerful pro-Israel group that is furiously campaigning against the Iran nuclear accord, when he met with two of its leaders at the White House this week. The president accused Aipac of spending millions of dollars in advertising against the deal and spreading false claims about it, people in the meeting recalled.

So Mr. Obama told the Aipac leaders that he intended to hit back hard.

The next day in a speech at American University, Mr. Obama denounced the deal’s opponents as “lobbyists” doling out millions of dollars to trumpet the same hawkish rhetoric that had led the United States into war with Iraq. The president never mentioned Aipac by name, but his target was unmistakable.

In a speech at American University on Wednesday, President Obama denounced opponents of the Iran deal as “lobbyists.”
CreditStephen Crowley/The New York Times

Ronald Reagan opposed Aipac when he defied Israeli objections over the sale of Awacs reconnaissance planes to Saudi Arabia in 1981. A decade later, George H. W. Bush took on the group during a fight over housing loan guarantees for Israel, saying he was just “one lonely little guy” going up against a thousand lobbyists on Capitol Hill.

But the tone of the current dispute is raising concerns among some of Mr. Obama’s allies who say it is a new low in relations between Aipac and the White House. They say they are worried that, in working to counter Aipac’s tactics and discredit its claims about the nuclear accord with Iran, the president has gone overboard in criticizing the group and like-minded opponents of the deal.

“It’s somewhat dangerous, because there’s a kind of a dog whistle here that some people are going to hear as ‘it’s time to go after people,’ and not just rhetorically,” said David Makovsky, a former Middle East adviser for the Obama administration and now an analyst at the Washington Institute for Near East Studies. But Aipac’s claims, he said, had been just as overheated. “There’s almost a bunker mentality on both sides.”

Mr. Obama’s advisers strongly disputed the suggestion that he used coded language to single out Aipac when he said in his American University speech that “many of the same people who argued for the war in Iraq are now making the case against the Iran nuclear deal.”

“This has nothing to do with anybody’s identity; this is a policy difference about the Iranian nuclear program,” said Benjamin J. Rhodes, the deputy national security adviser for strategic communications. “We don’t see this as us versus them,” Mr. Rhodes added, predicting that the White House and Aipac would work closely in the future on other matters, including Israeli security. “This is a family argument, not a permanent rupture.”

But for now, the struggle is critical for Mr. Obama, who regards the agreement — which lifts some sanctions against Iran in exchange for restrictions aimed at restraining its ability to obtain a nuclear weapon — as a landmark achievement. He is fighting to rally enough Democratic support to preserve the deal ahead of a September vote on it in the Republican-led Congress. Aipac is working to deny him that by leaning hard on Democrats, including Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, who on Thursday announced his opposition.

The group had sent 60 activists to Mr. Schumer’s office to lobby him last week, while Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran, an offshoot Aipac formed to run at least $25 million in advertising against the deal, ran television spots in New York City. As Mr. Schumer deliberated, he spoke with Aipac leaders, but also with representatives of the pro-Israel group J Street, which supports the deal.

The White House courted Mr. Schumer heavily even though officials always suspected he would oppose the agreement, they said Friday. “I don’t know if the administration’s been outlobbied,” Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said Thursday before Mr. Schumer’s announcement. “We certainly have been outspent.”

Besides individual meetings with Mr. Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and Wendy R. Sherman, the chief negotiator, Mr. Schumer had three hourlong meetings with members of the negotiating team, who answered 14 pages of questions from him.

Mr. Schumer hashed out further details with Mr. Kerry, Ms. Sherman and Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz in a recent dinner at the State Department. Mr. Obama, in the White House meeting with Aipac leaders, sharply challenged the group after one of its representatives, Lee Rosenberg, a former fund-raising bundler for Mr. Obama’s 2008 campaign, said the administration was characterizing opponents of the deal as warmongers, according to several people present, who would speak about the private meeting only on the condition of anonymity. The meeting included some 20 leaders of other Jewish organizations.

“Words have consequences, especially when it’s authority figures saying them, and it’s not their intent, perhaps, but we know from history that they become manipulated,” said Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, repeating a concern he had raised directly with Mr. Obama during the closed-door session. “Of all political leaders,” Mr. Hoenlein added, “he certainly should be the most sensitive to this.”

Mr. Obama told the visitors he would be careful with his remarks, but quickly pointed out that Aipac was spending $20 million to campaign against the agreement and was sending hundreds of activists to Capitol Hill armed with what he called inaccuracies to persuade lawmakers to reject the deal. He complained about advertising that portrayed him as an appeaser by comparing him to Neville Chamberlain, the British prime minister who signed the Munich Agreement with Adolf Hitler in 1938.

Aipac says it is not behind those ads, and that its arguments with Mr. Obama are about the deal, not him. And the group denies it lobbied for the war in Iraq, on which it did not take an official position. “This critical national security debate is certainly not about an organization but rather about a deal which we believe will fail to block an Iranian nuclear weapon and will fuel terrorism,” said Marshall Wittmann, an Aipac spokesman. “We hope that all those who are engaged in this debate will avoid questioning motives and employing any ad hominem attacks.”

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The friction between Mr. Obama and Aipac over the Iran deal has been building for months. Last week, as Mr. Obama made his way back from Africa on Air Force One, White House officials learned that Aipac would be flying 700 members from across the country to Washington to pressure their members of Congress to reject the deal. Mr. Obama’s team asked to brief the group at the White House, and was told instead to send a representative to the downtown Washington hotel where the activists were gathering before their Capitol Hill visits, according to people familiar with the private discussions.

Ms. Sherman; Adam J. Szubin, the Treasury official who handles financial sanctions; and Denis R. McDonough, the White House chief of staff, all made presentations to the group, but were barred from taking questions to further explain it. White House officials said they were told from the start there would be no questions, while Aipac supporters said that they would have allowed questions but that there was no time.

Whatever the case, Mr. Obama took offense and later complained at the White House to Aipac leaders that they had refused to allow Ms. Sherman and other members of his team to confront the “inaccuracies” being spread about the agreement, leaving him to defend the deal to wavering lawmakers who had been fed misinformation about it.

“You couldn’t miss the message that he was sending,” one person seated at the table said, “of, ‘That’s not O.K. with me, and it will be answered.’ ”

Jonathan Weisman and Jennifer Steinhauer contributed reporting.
We must always assume since and including 9/11/01 that all of the bombings are Inside Jobs of the USA and that Israel, the American lickspittle military base and settler colony, as well as the 4th largest military power in the world, including nuclear weapons, had something to do with all of the bombings, including the 9/11 Inside Job. So far, we have this research on Israel's participation in the 9/11 Inside Job:

Laughing Israelis at 9/11 Inside Job site in NYC:
Israelis – Not Muslims – Cheered in Jersey City on 9/11 by Glen Ford, 11/27/15 at
Also see:
Solving 911 by Christopher Bollyn (2012) (Laughing Israelis at World Trade Center
on 9/11/01 identified themselves on TV, and much more on Israel’s complicity in the 911 Inside Job which should surprise no one since Israel, a US military base since its inception in 1948, is and always has been part of the US military-agent provocateur-spy system of US imperialism. EHUD OLMERT, mayor of Jerusalem in 2001, from a terrorist Irgun family, visited New York City on 9/10/11. While all civilian flights were grounded immediately after the 9/11/01 Inside Job and for at least a week thereafter, a full El Al Boeing 747 left New York City’s JFK airport for Israel with authorization from the US Department of Defense, and US military officials were at the JFK airport to make sure this flight was cleared for take-off. Florida, the alleged base of the non-existent “Arab hijackers” was and is a base for Israeli Mossad operations as is the rest of the USA. EHUD BARAK, who has degrees in physics and mathematics, attended Stanford University, was Israel’s Defense Minister during the Massacre of Gaza of 2008-2009, making him a war criminal according to the Goldstone Report, and was Prime Minister of Israel from July 1999 to March 2001, when he came to the US to work as a partner in SCP Partners, a Mossad-run private equity company concerned with “security,” which had in its portfolio a company called Megallurg Holdings, Inc. capable of producing and applying an advanced form of super-thermite, a powerful explosive, which was found in the dust of the Twin Towers. On 9/11/01, he stated on BBC TV that the world faces a War on Terror and called for an invasion of Afghanistan, clearly the cover for the 911 Inside Job.)

Then we have the fact that EVERY SINGLE DEMOCRAT AND REPUBLICAN at ALL LEVELS OF OFFICE, by definition, support Nazi Israel. Thus, they are not progressive but reactionary. That certainly includes the ENTIRE San Francisco Board of Supervisors and mayor, as well as incoming supervisor Aaron Peskin. During the July 2014 Gaza Massacre, not one member of the Board of Supervisors spoke at the rallies in San Francisco in support of the Palestinians, yet they are quick to support all kinds of foreign policy resolutions. Let us remember that Israel receives at least $4 billion from the US taxpayers ANNUALLY, to the detriment of the entire workingclass.

The latest sheepdog for the Democrats, Bernie Sanders, is a darling of AIPAC, as well as the US military as he welcomes military contractors to Vermont and supports the entire US war machine. See
The Myth of Bernie Sanders
by Thomas H. Naylor in Counterpunch 9/30/11 at
Bernie Sanders Is a Russia-Bashing, Pro-Israel, Militarist Tool at
He also called Hugo Chavez, the late leader of Venezuela murdered by the CIA, a communist dictator, standard US capitalist war machine hatemongering. See
US Presidential Candidates Demean Muslims and Hugo Chavez by Steve Lendman, 9/19/15 at

That is why you must never vote for anyone registered Democrat or Republican. The only 2 parties whose candidates support the Palestinian liberation struggle are Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party. You can register online at:
For more information, see:
by peter tscherneff
VANGUARD…ON GUARD…ON POINT…ACTION…. California Student Activists United Almighty Faction
Warriors be weary of abuses, corruptions galore
A Miracle a Victory requires this insanity be Vanquished at the Core
The people be seriously Mind Kontrolled, angered, lost as to what to do, filled w frustration..
California Students Arise free of Compromise and by Prophecy rescue this Nation
The 40 Day Prophetic General Strike meet on dec 14,…. 11 am West Oakland BART
Why ? see: “SFBay Indy Calendar” find AIPAC protest, so we shut down the PORT now we START
AIPAC be Zionists and like the Jesuits maintain control over DC politicians and constant war
So we cut off their money flow as we NOW Become the FORCE… we morph into Jedi Knights and shortcircuit the bullshit economy and their hypocritical X-mas commerce…..
And if unto a Higher Power you believe… I promise this Action will Greatly Achieve…. You student Warriors need lead the Way…. Bodies on the Line like back in the Day… like Black Panthers,Chavez & AIM
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