BDS-supporter Rep. Rashida Tlaib plays anti-Semitic dual loyalty and disloyalty cards against Israel supporters

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/7/2019 | William A. Jacobson
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Rashida Tlaib is a new Palestinian-American congresswoman from the Detroit area.

Tlaib made headlines when she pledged, right after being sworn in, ‘We’re Going to Impeach the Motherf***er!’.

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As much controversy as that m-f-er tweet generated, Tlaib has generated even more controversy by accusing supporters of Israel in Congress of being disloyal to the U.S.

The accusation came in a tweet about pending legislation which would update federal anti-boycott laws that have been on the books since the 1970s. Those anti-boycott laws, which prohibit U.S. companies from complying with foreign government-sponsored boycotts of israel, were a response to the Arab League boycott which took on great strength during the early 1970s oil crisis. The U.S. anti-boycott law played a crucial role in weakening Arab League attempts to coerce U.S. companies to comply.

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The U.S. anti-boycott laws now are somewhat out-of-date because while the Arab League boycott still exists, it is toothless. The economic jihad against Israel now comes from United Nations agencies, particularly the biased UN Human Rights Council, and from the BDS movement and its governmental supporters in Europe and elsewhere. There is a bill pending in the U.S. Senate that would update those laws.

There is a propaganda campaign against the bill falsely claiming would punish individuals who personally want to boycott Israel. That’s not the case, as Ben Shapiro writes:

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On Monday, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) threatened to cut off security assistance to Israel under Senate Bill 1 unless Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell begins to push the budget bills necessary for a government re-opening. The bill itself allows state and local governments to stop doing business with companies that boycott Israel, in much the same way state and local governments have authority to stop doing business with companies that engage in racial discrimination. While some have expressed free speech concerns with...
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