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Moran spoke the truth

| Saturday, March 22, 2003

Rep. James P. Moran should not have apologized for telling the truth when he said, "If it were not for the strong support of the Jewish community for this war with Iraq, we would not be doing this. The leaders of the Jewish community are influential enough that they could change the direction of where this is going and I think they should."

Why is it that when politicians lie, there is no outcry, but when they tell the truth, they are ridiculed, slandered and made to apologize?

The Jewish lobby AIPAC controls the U.S. Middle East policy. Those who do not believe that should read such books as "They Dare to Speak Out" and "Deliberate Deceptions: Facing the Facts About the U.S.-Israeli Relationship" by Paul Findley and "Stealth PACs: Lobbying Congress for Control of U.S. Middle East Policy" by Richard H. Curtis. Paul Findley was a congressman for 22 years and Richard H. Curtis was a longtime U.S. foreign service officer.

Ray F. Dively

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