- - Thursday, September 23, 2021

There is only one reason to cut $1 billion for Israel‘s Iron Dome from the government-funding bill, and that is to kill Israelis — Jews, Christians and Muslim (“Legislative terrorists’: Far-left Democrats push Pelosi to strip Israel aid from funding bill,” Web, Sept. 21). While this would please anti-Semites inside and outside of Congress, it is incredibly short-sighted.

In May radical Islamic terrorists in Gaza fired 4,300 rockets into Israel. Regardless of whether they were sending a message to Israel, the PA or the Arab street, what would have happened if the Iron Dome had not performed adequately? What would have happened if one or more rockets had hit skyscrapers in Tel Aviv, or a school full of children in Beersheba or Nazareth, or the al-Aqsa Mosque?

The answer is clear: There would have been a full-scale war in Gaza, with thousands dying.

While progressives (typically anti-American, anti-white and anti-Semitic) would welcome chaos in Israel — our only reliable partner and source of intelligence in the region — where were our supposedly moderate leaders? The American people are watching. They are not as simple-minded and politically indoctrinated as Congress. The midterms are fast approaching…

LEN BENNETT



Deerfield Beach, Fla.

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