General Assembly Resolution: Occupy AIPAC!

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As the Occupy Movement articulates demands for social and economic justice in the United States and around the world, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has become a mandatory target.

AIPAC and its dozens of affiliate groups through which it funnels campaign donations have our Congress in their thrall. Not only is this stranglehold unacceptable, but it also endangers our country as many of AIPAC’s purported policies are out of alignment with our national security interests.

AIPAC’s lobbying has resulted in Israel’s receiving 3 billions dollars a year in U.S. military aid. Our tax dollars are used to purchase U.S. weapons, which are used to police a brutal military occupation in the West Bank and Gaza. U.S. made and subsidized helicopters, weaponized bulldozers, and tear gas canisters are used against Palestinian civilians to devastating effect.

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