As this Washington Post op-ed notes, this is a dangerous precedent that would be unthinkable when Democrats controlled Congress. Ironically, Bibi is a right-wing protege of Itzhak Shamir, who Republican George H.W. Bush more vigorously opposed than anything the current administration has done.
The bottom line is the United States is as supportive as Israel as ever before with plenty of military support for tools like their Iron Dome missle defense system. It doesn't mean we need to bow to the dangerous wishes of their leader and even give him a VIP Pass on the red carpet of the U.S. Congress.
Here is a recent list of only 34 Democrats that are currently boycotting the speech tomorrow:
(for us DC-area folks we have lots of work to do with our VA and MD members)
NOT SURE WHY OR HOW TO DO THIS?
Remember to simply let your representatives know where you stand and find out where they stand on the issue. Conservatives often out-lobby Progressives by a ratio of 10-to-1 or more so if we don't take LITERALLY only a minute to have our voice heard then we can't complain.
If they support your position then thank them so they know someone is paying attention to them doing the right thing and it will encourage them to keep doing it!
If they don't support your position then they will know that someone is paying attention to them doing the wrong thing and it will discourage them from doing it again!
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