Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) went on MSNBC to lash out at President Joe Biden, demanding that he speak out more forcefully in support of the Palestinian people’s human rights as their military conflict with Israel continues.
“Do you feel any empathy coming from the White House? Have they called you to talk to you?” asked host Joy Reid.
Tlaib Sounds Off
“They are engaging me now finally after four months of me sending letters with colleagues, talking about home demolitions, talking about the attack on Palestinians living in Israel,” Tlaib replied. “I mean, their January 6 is happening right now daily in their lives, and their own neighborhoods being attacked by mobs because they’re Palestinian. They’re targeted because of their ethnicity.”
“You know, Joy, it is really hard because any of my colleagues that even have a sort of empathy towards Palestinians, they do it quietly with whispering because they continue to be intimidated and bullied by those that want to continue the status quo of apartheid in Israel,” she continued.
“They want to continue to have that power and hold, and they literally brush over Palestinians as somehow inherently violent, that they don’t deserve human rights,” Tlaib said.
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Tlaib Zeroes In On Biden
Not stopping there, Tlaib zeroed in on what exactly she feels is lacking in terms of what Biden is doing.
“And that’s what’s missing in the statements coming from President Biden. You don’t hear the words ‘Palestinians deserve human rights,’ that Palestinians deserve to exist, that Palestinians deserve to live freely, that children need to be safe and secure. You only hear it when they talk about Israeli citizens that are of a certain faith.”
Tlaib added, “I want to make it clear to all the Palestinians, I know it’s hard to hear now under attack. But Americans are standing strong, and they’re standing and saying, enough, President Biden. You will not do this on our watch. You have to speak out against this violence in a very aggressive way that holds Netanyahu and his leadership accountable.”
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This piece was written by James Samson on May 18, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.
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If you want to defend them, MOVE, and defend them. Personally I think the Israelis would love to have a chance at you.
If I was running Israel Gaza wouldn't be a problem because I'd own it.
What Tlaib and her cohorts need to do is gather 500 or 1,000 of their loyal blm (pick a name) and take them over to Gaza so they can storm up and down the streets and burn all the local businesses.
It works in America, it should work in Gaza.
She should "put her money where her mouth is" by moving to Gaza.
Jewish owned mainstream media won't tell that Hamas "rockets" make a crater approx. 1 foot deep and 2-3 feet wide while one Israeli bomb wipes out an entire neighbourhood.
They don't even pay for the bombs themselves but squeeze them from the US taxpayer.
And The Israeli's even gave a warning, where your Blood Thirsty Animals Never Do!!!
One rocket killed two people yesterday and put 8 in the hospital while the Israelis take down an eleven (or 13) story building without harming anyone.
Search on Haaretz for an image on how big of a crater theses so called "rockets" make. 1 foot deep and around 2-3 feet in diameter.
Maybe if Hamas stopped launching rocket at Israeli civilians Israel would stop retaliating?
she is disgusting, an animal would have better manners
Shoot at me and I shoot back. Stop your aggressive Iranian backed firing. Send the funds that Joe sent to you back to the U.S. taxpayers.
Unbiased. Coming from a dumbed-down, copy and paste, indoctrinated, Trump-addicted, GOP-obsessed, liberal cud-chewer is laughable. Is it painful to be that dumb?
You are NOT the person to be using the word "unbiased", pal. Your leftist BIAS knows no end…so sell it elsewhere, like on one of your "credible" left-wing websites. Go there, and you'll be singin' to the choir…
An unbiased chronology and assessment of the way forward in the Palestine-Israel conflict.
Rashid Talib = DOMESTIC TERRORIST
You are Wrong, because the Israelites Gave, actually 3 Peace Deals to those Warmongering FAKE Palestinians ever since May 24, 1948 AD, and those FAKE Pali's Snubbed The Israelites Everytime, say why don't you Lefties Get Un-Indoctrinated Education, Starting In Pre-School, therefore you and your Lefty Friends would NOT Have To Repeat All Of Your Blood Shedding Exercises into the future!!!
They were not ethnically cleansing, that refers to killing. They were moving some families out of the area. Keep shilling for terrorists bud.
Hamas responded because Israel was ethnically cleansing the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem throwing people out of their houses. Jewish owned mainstream media won't tell you that.
I believe that as soon as the terrorists stop sending rockets into Israel that there could be a ceasefire. One does not throw the first rocket and than claim victim status in the real world. The Palestinian's do not recognize Israel's right to exist and have torpedoed every peace proposal ever made. That also sounds violent to me.
Israel was attacked and they have every right to defend herself,
what we have with Tlaib is an elected official that wants Israel and the Jewish people wiped from the face of the earth just like hitler wanted, she is an embarrassment to the entire US. how on earth did the US. elect such vermin to help lead our country is beyond me.
All Of The Hypothitically Delusional Racists are On The Left Side Of The US Political Equation!!!
To hear the CRT people talk, the history of America is nothing but racism and I can show you plenty of Conspiracy stories going back to Columbus. Apparently, that IS the American Tradition so it would be a 'shame' to change now.
There are none so blind that cannot see.
I think it’s a shame we have elected racists and conspiracy theorists to congress! They stand against all things American! Supporters of right-wing insurrectionists!!!
I think it’s a shame we have elected Muslimes to congress! They stand against all things American! Supporters of Terrorists!!!
Another Venezuela in the making
Time will tell. Venceremos!
I feel sorry for your country, they made the wrong decisions before and will again fail.
Progressives Won Chile’s Election. And They Won Big.
Desde el hondo crisol de la patria
Se levanta el clamor popular,
Ya se anuncia la nueva alborada,
Todo Chile comienza a cantar.
Recordando al soldado valiente
Cuyo ejemplo lo hiciera inmortal,
Enfrentemos primero a la muerte,
Traicionar a la patria jamas.
Mil cadenas habra que romper,
La miseria (al fascismo) sabremos vencer.
Say Mrs. Tlaib, Madam, Your Type of questionable people do NOT Deserve a reason for any Human Rights! All because those Jordanians of yours in Gaza, ILLEGALLY STOLE Those Past History Names called palestine or palestinians, as of that 1948 AD United Nations Mandate after WW2 (and The United Nations back then laid down the law that area of land is going to The Jewish People with the name called "The State Of Israel", and for another reason Trans-Jordan IS OUTDATED, and you Jordanians will have to go back to your new nations very own boundary called Jordan! So Tough Toe Nails To You All Jordanians, Who Have Human Beings Innocent Blood All Over Own Bodies, because of all of the ILLEGAL KILLINGS/WASTINGS/MURDERINGS! Your Kind Of People DO NOT HAVE THE PRIVILEGE OR HONOR TO RECIEVE THAT TYPE OF DISTINCTION, OR HAVE THAT KIND OF HONOR! YOUR TYPE = KIND OF PEOPLE ONLY DESERVES TO SSSTTTOOOPPP THE STEALING OF OTHER PEOPLES LAND, STAT!!!
I wish Hamas would strap her to one of their rockets. Then they'd have a big fat bioweapon.
How can I donate to the fund to buy the one way ticket?
Look, if it were Trump, instead of Tlaib, you'd be agreeing with Justintime's snarky comment, and giving him a LIKE…something that you RARELY experience, Nansi-girl.
You may know the definition of "erudite", but that's as far as it goes. With you, it's all about your leftist PROPAGANDA, which has nothing to do with "erudite"…
Very erudite comment.
She has no business in America. Send her back to the sand pits where she belongs.
So are most big cities in the US administrated by the so called Democratic Party, here they are known as BLM & ANTIFA.
Rashida Tlaib should first be interested to weed out the national terrorists in this country before thinking of Gaza's terrorist Palestinian administration!
Gaza is ruled by a terrorist organization that brutally treats it's own population and uses them as shields from Israeli forces. They do this to get sympathy from biased media and care nothing about how many of their own population die. They are solely responsible for what's going on in Gaza today. If they stopped the rockets an firebombs today, and began talking peace, Israel would stop it's attacks and maybe the wars will end and peace will prevail.
Her only focus is Palestine. She does not care about Israel even tho Palestinians live there.
Does she not realize that if it were not for Israel's "Iron Dome" a large part of Israel would be gone by now?? That Dome is the only thing standing in the way of the over 1,2000 rockets launched at Israel in the past two years!! Israel is NOT the problem – Hamas and it's terrorist backed sponsors are the problem!
Rashida Tlaib, maybe you should tell your Palestinian Brothers and Sisters to stop shooting rockets at Israel before Israel wipes Gaza off the face of the planet!