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  •  Good diary and agree, but, (1+ / 0-)
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    FrankCornish

    Can we get away from this notion that AIPAC is pulling the strings behind everything that happens on Capitol Hill?  They don't have a vote and they're irrelevant to this.  They have an opinion, so do you and I -- why are they half the diary?

    Aside from that I very much agree that it's counterproductive to pass this right now and appreciate the election coverage.

    •  The reason they (1+ / 0-)
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      Terra Mystica

      are in there is because I think they are part of pushing this agenda forward with this time frame. I contemplated whether it should be in there as well, but if you read Trita Parsi's piece on HuffPo there is a connection.

      Given the kind of votes this issue tend to have AIPAC may not be "pulling the strings" but at the same time there are very few willing to vote against.

      You may find yourself in a beautiful house with a beautiful wife and you may ask yourself, "How did I get here?"

      by FrankCornish on Mon Jun 08, 2009 at 08:56:23 AM PDT

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