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Pro-Israel group secures ‘stunning’ victory in US primary election

MEMO | August 5, 2021

US Shontel Brown on 1 August 2021 [Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images]The Democratic primary election in the US state of Ohio on Tuesday saw pro-Israel Shontel Brown defeat progressive Nina Turner in a hotly contested race that has left a bitter after taste. It’s alleged that votes were tipped in favour of Shontel with outside money poured in by the pro-Israel Political Action Committee (PAC) Democratic Majority for Israel (DMFI).

According to research group tracking money in US politics, OpenSecrets, DMFI, one of many pro-Israel Super PAC, raised nearly $6.5 million in funds to back their preferred candidate.

It’s claimed that DMFI, which has multiple ties to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), spent more than $1.9 million on TV ads, digital ads, and mailers that were either pro-Brown or anti-Turner. American news agency, Brick House publication reported that this sum is more than the $1.7 million than the Brown campaign had disclosed spending on the race as of its final spending filing, which covers through July.

In her concession speech, Turner blamed what she called “evil money”, which is thought to be a reference to the outside spending in the race from DMFI and other groups that secured her defeat in a close primary.

Ohio’s 11th congressional district is a safe Democrat seat which means that Brown, favoured by pro-Israel right-wing members of her party, is the likely candidate to become  a member of Congress for Ohio. The election was triggered by the resignation of Marcia Fudge, who has been appointed to the position of housing secretary by President Joe Biden.

Turner is an outspoken progressive who came to national prominence as a Bernie Sanders surrogate. She was predicted to win the race. But her surprise defeat has left a bitter after taste. “I am going to work hard to ensure that something like this doesn’t happen to another progressive candidate again,” she said. “We didn’t lose this race, evil money manipulated and maligned this election.”

Like fellow progressives within the Democrat party, Turner has called for conditioning US aid to Israel to “align with significant advances in human rights,” while Brown has said she supports continuing to give Israel $3.8 billion annually in military aid without any strings under a $38 billion aid package approved by former US President Barack Obama in 2016.

Brown thanked her “Jewish brothers and sisters” during her victory remarks, according to a report in the Haaretz. She described how her 2018 trip to Israel gave her insight into the importance of the US-Israel relationship.

Following Brown’s victory, DMFI congratulated the councilwomen saying that it was a “stunning upset” and that the pro-Israel group was “proud to have supported her successful campaign.”

August 5, 2021 - Posted by | Corruption, Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism | , , ,

3 Comments »

  1. “Brown thanked her “Jewish brothers and sisters” during her victory remarks, according to a report in the Haaretz. She described how her 2018 trip to Israel gave her insight into the importance of the US-Israel relationship”.

    ALL of the accusations of “Russian Interference” in the recent Presidential Election have produced NO EVIDENCE as far as I can see, but, this “Victory for Israel” is so blatant, but there’s no outcry of “election interference’ by a foreign country???

    Israel has got the USA “By the Balls” as George Carlin might say(were he still with us). Israel’s total DOMINANCE of the USA is there, for EVERYONE to see……….It would be hilarious, if it wasn’t so serious.

    Liked by 2 people

    Comment by brianharryaustralia | August 5, 2021 | Reply

  2. Outrageous, but as Brian states above, they — the terrorist, persecutive, apartheid “state” of Israel and its Zionist Lobby — have the US “entangled” in and alliance that benefits only one ‘ally’ and co-opted very essence of the US’ national-security interests, morality, adherence to domestic/international law, etc.

    One manifestation of US impotence in foreign affairs is the awful plight of the Palestinians.

    Viva Palestine!

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    Comment by roberthstiver | August 6, 2021 | Reply

  3. All is hunky dory for the welfare warfare khazar squatters in apartheid, occupied Palestine as long as the USSAN tax cattle continue to bleed for the thuggish khazar demon in Palestine but who will fund the debauched welfare warfare state now that the IOU fiat filth Saudi Mercan petroscrip dollah is being flushed like a dried out turd? Soon the interloper will be on its own and the entire Arab world will swallow it whole.

    Karma time is coming for the eastern Europeon ghetto blasters

    Jews and Khazars…

    Arthur Koestler The Thirteenth Tribe.
    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/179090.The_Thirteenth_Tribe

    Shlomo Sand
    The Invention of the Jewish People

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    Comment by Martillo | August 6, 2021 | Reply


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