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Op-Ed: R Emmanuel’s Interim Replacement
When Rahm Emmanuel resigned as President Obama’s first Chief of Staff on October 1, 2010 an almost unknown Washington insider named Pete Rousewas chosen to take Emmanuel’s place. Little has been reported about Rouse. When the White House blog first mentioned him it explained “Rouse’s disinclination towards the limelight” in the first sentence (seehttp://m.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/10/01/goodbye-rahm). Perhaps Rouse has wanted his 30 year relationship with Jim Abourezk, the most anti-Israel Senator in American history, to go unexamined.
Rousehad been Tom Daschle’s Chief of Staff and worked for him as far back as 1985. It has been reported that Daschle first met Rouse when they both worked as legislative assistants for Democratic Senator Jim Abourezk. The official White House website bio on Rouse leaves Abourezk completely out of his personal history (seewww.whitehouse.gov/administration/staff/pete-rouse). Nothing of Rouse’s formative, pre-1979 history in politics is mentioned at all. Yet clearly Abourezk was a primary mentor of Rouse’s and a pivotal figure in his life.
There are deep ties between Obama, Rouse, Daschle, Abourezk and George Mitchell. Even before November’s Midterm elections, these men have shown that they will work together to create new pressure against Israel that will make the previous challenges in the U.S.-Israel alliance look like a love fest. The JTA wire service reported on November 2, 2010 that “President Obama’s new chief of staff … Pete Rouse… spoke Oct. 28 in a conference call with an array of Jewish leaders.” Nothing of the content of the call was reported. That this call happened on the Thursday immediately before the Midterm elections cannot be understated.
Robert Chandler in his September 2008 book Shadow World: Resurgent Russia, The Global New Left, and Radical Islam labeled Abourezk “a senior advisor for presidential candidate Barack Obama”.
James George Abourezk has never met an anti-Israel conspiracy theory or an anti-Zionist conspiracy theory he didn’t like.
It is easy to conclude that Abourezk and the many other notorious Israel-bashers that the Obama camp has included from the outset may have had much to do with Obama’s infamous Cairo speech, the June 2010 $400 million dollar aid package for PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Authority, the Administration’s overall confrontational attitude towards Israel and more.
In 1977 Congressional Quarterly described Abourezk as “a former bartender, rancher and used car salesman among other things.” (Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report , Volume 35, 1977)
Abourezk was the first elected U.S. senator of Arab descent. His ethnic background is Lebanese Christian. He served just one term from 1973 to 1979.
Former Senate Leader Tom Daschle joined DLA Piper as a Senior Policy Advisor in November 2009. DLA Piper is one of the largest law firms in the world and has offices in at least 30 foreign nations and is made up of approximately 3,500 attorneys. Former U.S. Senator George Mitchell is the firm’s immediate past chairman. President Obama named Mitchell as United States Special Envoy for Middle East Peace just two days after taking the oath of office.
Mitchell was no unbiased participant in the Arab-Israeli conflict. His history included chairing President Clinton’s Middle East fact-finding committee. The committee published a report on April 30, 2001 (Sharm El-Sheikh Fact-Finding Committee Report or Mitchell Report) calling for the Israel to cease building in Jewish Settlements. This was something that Abourezk actively championed in the Senate in the 1970s.
Abourezk’s anti-Israel extremism has only intensified since he left the Senate.
Abourezk was a founder of the Council for the National Interest (CNI). The Anti-Defamation League calls CNI “an anti-Israel organization that opposes U.S. aid to Israel and disseminates demonizing propaganda about Israel to academics, politicians, and other audiences.” (http://www.adl.org/main_Anti_Israel/cni.htm) Today Abourezk still sits on CNI’s 11 person board of directors.
He serves on the twelve person Board of Advisors of the Free Gaza Movement with Noam Chomsky and other hardcore anti-Israel extremists. The Free Gaza Movement was in large part responsible for the Gaza flotilla incident in May 2010. (http://www.freegaza.org/en/about-us/who-we-are/1089-advisors)
In 1980 Abourezk founded the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC). A September 21, 2010 ADC press release declared: “(ADC) is proud to announce that it will be hosting a gala in honor of the great Helen Thomas. The gala will take place Thursday, November 18, 2010, at the Washington Marriott … Washington, DC 20008. ADC invites members and friends to join in the celebration honoring Helen’s dedicated service to our country as a journalism trailblazer, and her legendary front row coverage of the White House for over sixty years”.
In 2008 Abourezk keynoted a protest against AIPAC led by Chicagoans Against Apartheid in Palestine. (http://www.stopaipac.org/chicagoforum.htm)
Here are some of Abourezk’s statements from the last several years:
March 6, 2008:
The candidates for president — with exceptions like Ralph Nader and Cynthia McKinney — bow and scrape to Israel and continue to support its objectives. They unfortunately back the continued funneling of billions of dollars in U.S. taxpayer money for Israel, allowing it to continue its brutal attacks. (http://www.accuracy.org/newsrelease.php?articleId=1663)
December 4, 2006:
So I believe that divestment, and especially cutting off U.S. aid to Israel would immediately result in Israel’s giving up the West Bank and leaving the Gaza to the Palestinians. (http://www.bethlehemmedia.net/en/index2.php?option=com_content&do_pdf=1&id=30)
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, May-June 2007, pages 23-25:
Another part of the Zionist propaganda that lingers to this day is the myth that the Jewish armed forces were able to defeat a superior combined Arab army.
The monstrous tragedy of the European Holocaust during WWII became a bonanza for the Zionist movement and its leaders. (http://www.wrmea.com/archives/May-June_2007/0705023.html)
January 26, 2007, Christian Science Monitor
(T)he Israel lobby twists US foreign policy into a dangerous double standard regarding nuclear issues. The US rattles its sabers at Iran for its nuclear energy ambitions – and alleged pursuit of nuclear arms – while remaining silent about Israel’s nuclear-weapons arsenal. (http://www.ifamericansknew.org/us_ints/freetrips.html)
April 17, 2006, counterpunch.org:
(T)he U.S. government designates resistance fighters – such as Hizbollah and Hamas – in the Middle East as terrorists if Israel asks us to do so… (http://www.counterpunch.org/zeese04172006.html)
Just how close was Abourezk to the Obama campaign?
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review published an editorial attributed to Dateline D.C. on Sunday, February 10, 2008 that said “It is said that the godfather of the Obama campaign is James George Abourezk” (Seehttp://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/opinion/columnists/datelinedc/s_551642.html). Moreover the Tribune-Review article even revealed that “Obama readily accepted Abourezk’s naming as their mutual contact a former staff member, Tom Daschle.”
Did Abourezk introduce Rouseto the Obama team?
Why has the story of the Abourezk / Obama / Rouserelationship gone unreported since 2008? (reprinted fromhttp://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.8128/pub_detail.asp, with writer’s permission).
My my my…about time that some REAL “Brothers of the same Color” took interest in the cold blooded murder of Civil Rights worker and follower of Martin Luther King Jr.Perry Ray Robinson Jr. by the American Indian Movement in 1973 during the Wounded Knee take over on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Shooter was David Hill…(free thanks to the FBI i.e Agent in Charge Joseph Trimbach Sr.) on orders from Co-Founder of AIM Dennis Banks and witnessed by Clyde Bellecourt (friends of Federal Judge Michael Davis for 30 years). Robinson was buried in a “unknown grave” with 11 others raped and murdered by AIM and protected and hidden by the FBI and other government officials to this day! (Read other blogs with MORE identifying the players plus testimonies) !
So for all you AIMSTERS and South Dakota “Syrian Sioux’s” and sons of…don’t even think about “moving the remains” cause guess what? You reading this…”Calling Car 54…are you there?” There is in place monitoring devices and folks who are “Ray’s Eyes” and who HATE AIM with a Wakan Tanka/Tunkasila/Wanikiya inspired passion! Meaning…doing anything “at night” means “night vision” photos of your asses from the sky…satellite…drone ..or…”smile you are on candid camera”which “photos” will be “shared” on the WORLD WIDE WEB which also means you can sign autographs!
And…just in case you are wondering “who” would do this..>I will give you a hint…”ain’t Oglala Lakota” nor a resident of Wounded Knee! Just love this new techo expose your asso stuff don’t you?
“Extra Extra Read All About It!”
Black Panthers coming to Wounded Knee to dig up the remains of their murdered brother by the “Hate Niggers American Indian Movement”…yeppers…that is what Perry Ray was called when there…when they shot him…and after he was allowed to bleed out and die!
So Bellecourt and Banks your days of “playing mascot games” with the “Party” are about over…as if you have something in common with Black folk…NOT! NOW they know who murdered their brother…say YOU!
Think about that…no better yet…dream about that…ya hear?
Here are more “dot connections” to who murdered and covered up the murder of Perry Ray Robinson Jr. by members of the American Indian Movement at Wounded Knee in 1973. Former SD Senator…Hate America ARAB/MUSLIM…James Abourezk worked directly with OBAMA as his “Middle East Advisor”. Obama issued and EXECUTIVE ORDER to have Brandon Johnson STOP any further investigations of what happened to ROBINSON! Result? Guess who would NOT have gotten elected if BLACK AMERICA knew this?!
Ironically though…since then…Black America has been “emasculated”…NOT ONE in this country has said one word about Perry Ray Robinson Jr.! NOT ONE!
Want to read some documentation? Facebook page for Robinson. Witnesses etc. What is left out is that the FBI knew EVERYTHING that happened to Robinson when it happened and is was ABOUREZK that shut them up then…and through Obama’s Executive Order TO THIS DAY prevents any Justice for Perry Ray Robinson Jr.!
READ AND LEARN!
The Lakota Peoples Law Project advisers page : Former United States Senator James Abourezk
James Abourezk represented South Dakota’s 2nd Congressional District in the House of Representatives from 1971–1973 and was the first Arab-American elected to the United States Senate, serving there from 1973 until 1979. His son Charlie was at the home of Bill Means (Russell’s brother) the night before Annie Mae Pictou Aquash was executed and did nothing to stop AIM members who took her the following morning as ordered by AIM leadership.
Madonna Thunder Hawk, Russell Means Relative – another AIM Affiliate . The Money Grab Expands , Can the world expect to see this crowd “publicly” supported by the Lakota Tribal Councils for Pe Sla fund raising. If you do , it says unmeasurable truths of the Councils.
How will this fund raising money be accounted for?
It should be noted that. Madonna Thunder Hawkslapped Annie Mae around during interrogations. Thunder Hawk was overseer of the the wk2 clinic wherePerry Ray Robinson , the Civil Rights Activist that walked with Martin Luther King, was last seen after he was shot was shoved into a closet and bled to death.
Madonna lied to 1st nations and everyone for years about Annie Mae, Perry Ray Robinson and other innocents that were murdered at wk2.
There were 3 nurses working with Thunder Hawk in the infirmary when Robinson was brought in before he was allowed by AIM leadership to bleed to death…where are these women, are they 3 or the 12 buried along the parameter of Wounded Knee township”
They were white nurses…who saw what actually happened to Ray Robinson….what happened to them, ask Madonna Thunder Hawk, I am sure she will tell you….those with inquiring minds!
NOTICE MORE JEWS INVOLVED IN THE COVER-UP OF ROBSINSON’S MURDER!
“Amongst those who attended the clinic at Wounded Knee 1973 when Perry Ray Robinson was brought into the clinic and Madonna Gilbert saw him pushed into a closet to bleed to death were Dr. Mike Silverstein, Dr. Anne Hirschman, Mary Ann Maul, Owen Craig Luck who came in with Mark Lane on April 13th, 1973. Two other clinic personal who came and went as well during this period are Dr. Fred Gianola and Fred Basford who leave on the same day (April 27th) that Buddy LaMont’s body is removed from the Knee which is a day or two after Ray Robinson is seen lying outside the house that Dennis Banks occupied. Finally 3 other medics leave on May 4, 1973: Tom Arons, Geraldine Olivia and Patricia Kennu. These names from the WKLDOC transcriptions of FBI/Marshal intercepts, and names my be spelled phonetically.”
“May 13, 1973: Matthew King, an Oglala elder and interpreter for Chief Frank Fools Crow, who spent time inside Wounded Knee and as a negotiator reports to the FBI that there is as many as “12” graves containing the bodies of several unidentified female corpses “just outside the perimeter of Wounded Knee.” (FBI Airtel 5/14/73 – FOI)”