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I love Ritchie Torres. He should change his registration to Republican.

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Summer Lee is a particularly dangerous anti-Semite, since she has focused her campaign entirely on the naive youth vote of the colleges in Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon, University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne in particular. So adult voters and Jewish voters who actually live in Pittsburgh really have to be sure to get out and vote. And we have to help our friends who have not voted by mail to get to the polls on April 23 as well. Summer Lee has lied to us in the past, and has actively supported Hamas: Never Again for Summer Lee. Let this indeed be the summer of her discontent.

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Unfortunately, for those OG Squad members, AOC, Omar, Tlaib and Pressley, I think their districts are likely gerrymandered to the point where they are now very safe incumbent seats. I can speak from firsthand experience regarding AOC - I lived in her district in Astoria, Queens, until March of 2023 (she actually represents a lot more of Queens than she does of the Bronx). I can verify with certainty, that currently, no bigger rock star exists in Astoria Queens, than AOC. Her district is a hardcore far left district that overwhelmingly supports Bernie Sanders, with approximately 88-90% of the district being registered Dems, so the GOP has no realistic chance at all of ever winning the congressional seat. Whoever wins the Dem primary, wins the seat. Astoria, Queens actually represents the backbone of AOC's district, from a population standpoint.

This is the 2nd election in a row where AOC is running unopposed in the primary. All of the other local elected officials in that neighborhood, are now young DSA politicians who took out the former incumbents in primary elections, with the exception of Gianaris, who now allies with the DSA to stay alive politically. AOC has a local politics, DSA "squad" that doesn't get a lot of press, but she works with them a lot and they all latch onto her image in campaigns.

There is no hope at all to unseat AOC in that district, she can't walk down the street in that neighborhood without being mobbed by swarms of adoring fans who want selfies, like she's Taylor Swift or Beyonce - I have seen this happen with my own eyes. She travels with a lot of security, just like any other major celebrity.

The only chance they have at all of getting rid of her, is sadly that the neighborhood is gentrifying so rapidly. The DSA took it over, when the 20s/30s, upper middle class tech employees moved there en masse and forced out most of the former middle/working class residents of the neighborhood. But if rents continue to rise like they have, soon the tech babies will also get forced out, in favor of the more wealthy 40-something finance crowd who want to own homes. Only then, will a more moderate candidate stand a chance in AOC's district as the more upper income folks don't tend to vote for Socialists.

With so much of the Squad running unopposed despite saying such crazy stuff, I can only assume that much of the other Squad members, are in similarly situated districts, politically.

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Are these people "progressives" or racists?

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It's becoming hard to tell the difference

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I find it hard to believe that the approximately 1200 people the Associated Press surveyed in only a two month period represent the feelings of the American people in saying Israel's response has gone too far.

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Vote the entire Squad out!

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"Squad’s harsh criticism of the Jewish state is out of step with voters—even in their own districts" -- In Dearborn too? I kind of doubt it. I think there are tunnels leading directly from Khan Yunis to Dearborn.

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Interesting there are only two males.

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Tlaib running unopposed. Omar expected to win. A 70 year old challenger to a lying disrespectful anti lawmaker and AOC without any competition. Death to the Squad? Misleading. How 'bout excrement floats.

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The Squad and their supporters are not only vile Jew-haters, they are an internal enemy of America. Every single one of them needs to be politically defenestrated.

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Even once the squad is gone the Muslims will keep putting up their people in every local town city school board rent board etc because that is a method of invasion of the US

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Europe and UK are a cautionary tale in that respect. It's what makes me think, sadly, that those democracies will not survive.

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Will the US and Canada survive?

The war has started

Convert or kill all infidel infidels

For some reason democrats do not believe it applies to them😂

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It’s nice to see Eli Lake ding regular contributions here.

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Feb 22·edited Feb 22

In this article and others, we see it confirmed that far more Americans support Israel than support Hamas (or even the Palestinian cause) and that "74% of U.S. adults" (NPR) consider antisemitism a serious problem in American society.

Nevertheless, the news media tend to juxtapose antisemitism with backlash from "Jewish communities" (in this piece) or words to that effect, as if it were part of a tug-of-war between interested parties. I'm seeing many excellent essays on the history of antisemitism, the true nature of Hamas, the savage atrocities it committed on October 7, and the appalling apologia for those atrocities from the global left -- but nearly always by Jewish writers. Tom Nichols of The Atlantic is one Gentile journalist who has passionately abhorred the capitulation of American students to antisemitism ("an ancient and hideous hatred"), but I can't think of many other prominent examples.

The editors who deliver news and commentary in this way may intend it as the good work of giving a platform to Jewish voices, but it may also give the impression that Jews are being left to defeat antisemitism if they can, and if they can't -- well, it's their problem. It's not their problem. It's an offense against all decent human beings and a degradation of the world we inhabit together. The majority of Americans apparently understand that. Surely they'd welcome a journalistic acknowledgement of the solidarity which they themselves feel.

https://thefamilyproperty.blogspot.com/2023/11/savagery.html

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Excellent. Thank you.

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What kind of odds are the right number that says every single one of these criminals will be re-elected if they run again?

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For the most part, their voters are jew haters.

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Antisemitism was allowed to fester in the DNC in first place because Pelosi and the powers that be in the DNC pretended it wasn't there or made excuses for it. Trying to glomb onto the new Left as a viable power bloc within the DNC.

I still remember Pelosi beaming on magazine covers with The Squad even after the first antisemitic blowup.

I still remember when Hoyer said that Omar couldn't be held responsible for her antisemitism because not being a native English speaker she didn't understand what she was saying- the fact that she was a university Fellow seems to have been forgotten.

I remember when NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wrote a glowing piece on the antisemites of the women's march and when asked to condemn their antisemitism she wouldn't. I wrote an email to her office and all I got back was that she supports Israel. I responded that I was talking about the Jews of the US and not her support for Israel. Of course I never heard back. (Yes she was at the UN when Israel presented evidence of Hamas' sexual violence. )

Remember when the House tried to pass a resolution against antisemitism when Pelosi was speaker, but she decided to "all lives matter" antisemitism. Something she would never have done to any other group.

Yes, better late than never in fighting antisemitism, but it doesn't mean we forget their duplicity. It doesn't mean we forget that if the White house signaled that it was time to embrace the antisemitism of the Illiberal left and turn on Israel, the democratic House leadership would fall in line.

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