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    • James Fargo
    • 19.10.09 | 18:29 (IST)

    You are great in confounding the issues. Obama National Security Adviser James Jones will be the keynote speaker at the J Street gala dinner at the end of this month. If you want an indication of what he might say, here he is speaking at the American Task Force for 'Palestine' dinner this past week. Another speaker at the ('pro-Israel, pro-peace') J Street event is a 'poet' named Josh Healy (via Power Line). THE WEEKLY STANDARD has learned that among the speakers is Josh Healey, author of the following "poem": we call ourselves the chosen people but I'm asking chosen for what? chosen to recreate our own history merely reversing the roles with the script now reading that we're the ones writing numbers on the wrists of babies born in the ghetto called Gaza? Healey also performs his poetry live. Here he is doing a poetry slam about Ronald Reagan -- "the first coming of crack/ white Jesus pushing white powder/ remaking chocolate city the capital

    from the article: Dovish Jews? They love Israel? Excommunicate them
    First published 15:31 19.10.09 | Last updated 20:07 20.10.09
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