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81 House Members Enjoy Hiatus In Israel

August 14, 2011, 5 Comments

All expenses for the 81 members and any spouses and staff members who choose to travel, are covered by the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF), better known as AIPAC’s education arm. We know all about AIPAC, but what is this AIEF? by James M. Wall / My Catbird Seat »

Netanyahu Panics — American and European activists Flytilla

July 13, 2011, 3 Comments

When the Israeli government discovered that a large contingent of American and European activists were coming to visit Palestine, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went into his full military stance »

Palestinians Join the Arab Spring and Reach for UN Membership

June 12, 2011, 4 Comments

Five years later, the Arab Spring has dramatically changed the politics of the Middle East. Israel’s Arab neighbors are rebelling against tyrants. Today, Fatah and Hamas are on a path to a unified Palestinian government, a unity reached without the backing of either the US or Israel -- James M. Wall »

US Congress Becomes a Mob of Mindless, Cheering Sycophants

May 30, 2011, 6 Comments

Anyone who has ever been a delegate to a decision-making gathering like a national Democratic or Republican national nominating convention, knows this drill. By James M. Wall »

Obama Speech Mired In Zionist Rhetoric

May 22, 2011, 7 Comments

He is a man locked into the rhetoric of the past, honed over decades by Israeli propagandists and Israel’s many friends in the US. The Obama speech was both a missed opportunity and a sad failure. by James M. Wall / My Catbird Seat Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu returned to Washington this weekend »

“I Got Vision and Rest of World Wears Bifocals”

May 18, 2011, 5 Comments

We desperately need a few good men and women with vision in Washington this week when President Obama, AIPAC and both houses of the US Congress, prepare to receive a foreign visitor to American soil. by James M. Wall / My Catbird Seat ED NOTE: Videos included for information and education. Butch Cassidy is »

“If You Build It, the (Palestinian) State Will Come”

May 8, 2011, 9 Comments

Right on schedule, the recognition of a Palestinian state will be voted on at the United Nations in September. by James M. Wall / Wall Writings In the summer of 2009, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad (at right) released a lengthy document which described plans and a program to build a future Palestinian »

Why Palestinian Unity is the Only Option that Works for Palestinians

May 2, 2011, 2 Comments

No amount of Israeli deception, nor of  US congressional blindness, will change the fact that the Arab Spring has revealed a future to the Arab people in which bondage is no longer tolerated. By James M. Wall You would not know it from reading/viewing the American media, which parrots whatever Israel’s leaders say, but »

Turkish President Tells Bibi: Time for You to Adapt to a New Political Climate

April 25, 2011, 1 Comment

By James Wall / Wall Writings Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul (left) has stern words of advice for Bibi Netanyahu. He told Israel’s Prime Minister that the Arab revolution in the Middle East is aimed directly at the state of Israel. The advice came in a New York Times column by President Gul: The wave of uprisings »

Netanyahu Invited To Speak to His DC Friends at a Joint Session of Congress

April 17, 2011, 1 Comment

The prestigious forum before which Bibi will speak in late May is a joint session of the US Congress, a platform given to him by the new Big Dog in Washingon, House Speaker John Boehner, of Ohio. James M Wall / Wall Writings US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking on April 12 at »

MOVE OVER AIPAC (AMERICAN ISRAEL PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE)

April 13, 2011, 3 Comments

“No lobby has managed to divert U.S. foreign policy as far from the American national interest… while simultaneously convincing Americans that U.S. and Israeli interests are essentially identical.” – John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt – keynote speakers Salem-News.com (WASHINGTON D.C.) – Few Americans are aware of the enormous influence the American Israel Public Affairs »

“Miral” Asks Questions The Israel Lobby Does Not Want You to Hear

March 22, 2011, 8 Comments

The film Miral is based on an autobiographical novel written by Rula Jebreal, a Palestinian journalist. by James M. Wall / Wall Writings In an early scene from the new motion picture Miral, the school principal Hind Husseini, tells a group of teenage Palestinian girls that “an uprising some people call an intifada has »

PAUL BALLES : What next?

March 7, 2011, 2 Comments

Revolutions raise more questions than answers. The prime one: What happens after the thrill of protest victory wears off? By Paul Balles / My Catbird Seat Zen master Alan Watts once said there are only four basic questions that apply to anything: What are we going to do? Who’s going to do it? How »

Obama Needs His Own White House “Viziers With Moral Imaginations”

January 17, 2011, 1 Comment

For a leader who speaks eloquently about looking forward, President Obama still looks to the past, stacking his peace squad with personnel from previous Clinton and Bush administrations. There are very few signs of the “moral imagination” the President called for in Tucson. By James Wall When President Obama spoke in Tucson Wednesday night, »

US Offers Bibi 20 F-35 Fighters, The Jordan Valley and a Free UN Pass

November 23, 2010, 1 Comment

Nothing has changed since 1967. We are still dragged into wars we do not understand by war makers who peddle their militant wares as essential to security and peace. King knew this, as we can see and hear from his prophetic words in November, 1967 By James Wall — My Catbird Seat Israeli Prime »