Netanyahu Takes Credit for House Sanctions Bill

24 de may de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="28" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>Netanyahu Takes Credit for House Sanctions Bill</h1><p>May 24 (LPAC)--According to European sources, Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu is now boasting that he is responsible for the May 23 passage in the U.S. Congress' House Financial Services Committee of the "Iran Sanctions Enabling Act of 2007" (H.R. 2347). Barack Obama will introduce the bill in the Senate, according to a release from committee chairman Barney Frank (D-MA).</p><p>Remember Vice President Dick Cheney's secret meetings with Jabotinskyite fascist Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu, head of the Likud Party, at a gathering of the American Enterprise Institute in June, 2006 that led to the</p><p>Lyndon LaRouche, who has told the Democrats to "Wake Up!" and impeach Cheney, said that H. R. 2437 should be called the "Cheney/Netanyahu" bill and that it will do further serious damage to the U.S. by cutting down U.S. economic relations with other nations.</p><p>Netanyahu confirmed his hand in the U.S. Congress in an interview in the London <em>Financial Times</em> today--without mentioning H.R. 2347--but the connection is clear. He says:</p><p>"I believe they [Iran] can be stopped with economic means...you can use the economic weakness of the regime to put economic pressure upon it by a combination of actions to limit its credit lines and divestment, divesting by companies, primarily European companies, that do business there. And that could be very potent.</p><p>"But this is number one and I would say this is not just an Israeli issue; it is a global issue ... and if I were prime minister I would have to deal with that."</p><p>Bernard Lewis, Cheney's and Netanyahu's guru on Islam, personally told him, says Bibi, that Iran has a "violent and cataclysmic" creed and that nuclear retaliation is "not a deterrent [for Iran] but a catalyst" that will hasten the arrival of "their particular messiah."</p><p>According to a press release from the office of the committee chairman, Barney Frank (D-MA), H. R. 2437 will:</p><p>"Require the U.S. government to publish a list every six months of those companies that have an investment of more than $20 million in Iran's energy sector. This comprehensive list will provide investors with the knowledge to make informed investment decisions as well as a powerful disincentive for foreign companies to engage with Iran.</p><p>"Authorize state and local governments to divest the assets of their pension funds and other funds under their control from any company on the list.</p><p>"Provide a safe harbor to fund managers, managers of mutual funds and corporate pension funds who divest from companies on this list from actions by shareholders.</p><p>"Establishes a Sense of the Congress that urges the Thrift Savings Plan to offer a terror-free investment option for government workers."</p></div></body>