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Hope Savodnik and his readers will be as enthusiastic about Fetterman's Bernie economics and politics (which I totally support) as he is about his Zionism. Let's see if AIPAC now backs Fetterman and his Bernie economics for the White House in '28. With Jewish money and Bernie voters, he could go far.

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Great piece

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This guy is my political hero

The last one was Margaret Thatcher aka The Iron Lady

BTW - u might have guessed I am not American

I am Canadian

Pierre Poilievre - conservative from Canada - is the same way from time to time

but this guys stands out - simply by telling the truth in the 21st century.

People are hungry for the truth

Thank you for this article and thank God for this senator

maranatha

In Christ

Mellany

Jesus is the way, the truth and the life.

Jesus also said you would know people by their fruit

God is sovereign over all the earth even if people do not know Him by name.

God knows the heart!

Love Psalm 73 vs 26

26My flesh and my heart fail;

But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

May God continue to strengthen Senator Fetterman's heart

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I am so grateful for articles with insider information like this and especially grateful for the opportunity to read the comments and discern for my self who is or who is not a fool .

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The change occurred when he began to dress professionally for the role he chose. I don’t say this to be glibe or bitchy, it is what I genuinely believe. The way we present ourselves is more than just an expression of respect the people and environments we choose to be in, dressing well changes who you are on the inside. When one dresses well one feels more confident, one feels more important, and one is more likely elevate their own standards to meet the refinement of one’s appearance. I am grateful he began to wear suits and began to speak truth.

He is a good man whether I detest most his politics or not.

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In light of the infuriating refusal of masses of people to see Hamas for what it is - a terrorist group that must be eradicated - Fetterman’s stance is admirable. I’m pleasantly surprised too. He serves as a rebuke to me for judging a book by its cover. Hoodie aside, I think I could grow to like him.

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Good for JF. Someone who has moral clarity and is not afraid to express it, OUT LOUD

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Anyone who dresses like that has bigger problems lurking under the hood. So he believes in Israel... that's not enough. Put on some pants big man and start acting like a Senator... not for you, but for your constituents.

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Beware of wolfs in sheep clothing

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This piece undermines your own credibility, and thus is regrettable. Your view of F was negative. Then F took a position on a very important issue with which you agree. Now, regrets, volte-faces, and adverbs flow from you. Why must it be all one thing or the other? Are there not (many) other possible interpretations? Are people, and, yes, politicians, this simple? I'd suggest not.

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This article perfectly sums up why I cancelled my Free Press subscription.

J Street was his largest campaign contributor, so a complete ignorance of history context is unsurprising.

What Hamas did was appalling, but it's no longer even a question that Israel is an apartheid state. As far back as 1967, David Ben Gurion, said on radio that Israel should rid itself of the territories and Arab population or it would become an apartheid state.

Even Yitzhak Rabin said in 1976: “I don’t think it’s possible to contain over the long term, if we don’t want to get to apartheid, a million and a half [more] Arabs inside a Jewish state."

And Ehud Olmert predicted that “if the two-state solution collapses, and we face a South African-style struggle for equal voting rights, then the State of Israel is finished.”

Whilst Ehud Barak was clearer in his prediction: “if this bloc of millions of Palestinians cannot vote, that will be an apartheid state.”

This won't end well if the US and Israel refuse to recall the facts, the reason why Hamas attacked and address an untenable situation that will lead to more blood shed and hatred. Why do you think Israel want's to wipe Palestine off the earth?

Just like back in 2004, the children in Palestine today will remember the slaughter of 18,000 (to date) in retaliation for 1200 dead, which is a retaliation for years of death, imprisonment and destruction. The cycle will continue until someone with humanity, someone that realises there's no way you can kill everyone with whom you disagree on the planet, mans up and negotiates a viable peace.

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I agree this has been amazing to watch and he has real cojones. I also find it fantastically telling that NO ONE ELSE on his side of the aisle has anywhere near the same spine as him. This is not his father’s Democrat party. Nowhere near it.

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It would be wonderful if this represented a sea change. Not holding my breath. Even a broken clock is right twice a day.

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I am impressed with Fetterman's non equivocal stance on Israel and I emailed him commending him. And that's all there is to that story. Doesn't mean I will vote for him but I believe in acknowledging people when they stand up and do the right thing.

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The numbers prove my point: 58% of Republicans making less than $50K support a $15 minimum wage. 40% of 2020 Republican voters are from households with a union member.

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No condescension intended. I think what’s in the best interest of low-income Americans is beyond the scope of this exchange.

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