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May 18, 2012

Desertpeace

 No, this time around it’s best to simply look at how statements made during Tuesday’s floor debate compare to statements made a decade ago (and longer).  After so much deceit, destruction and death, how can anyone take this stuff seriously?

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That Was Now, This is Then:
Another Pro-War Resolution Hits the House Floor

By Nima Shirazi

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United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs ranking member Howard Berman and chairperson Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

On Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives debated H.Res. 568, an AIPAC-sponsored bill designed to outlaw diplomacy with Iran and take the United States Congress one step closer to authorizing an illegal, unprovoked and premeditated military attack on Iran.

Debunking statements about Iran made by House Representatives and Senators on the floor of Congress is tedious and boring. Most of the statements are inarticulate readings of AIPAC-drafted talking points and boilerplate hasbara. M.J. Rosenberg…

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