[Editor's Note: I received an email from Splitting the Sky aka John Boncore, inquiring as to the overall intent and purpose of James Petras's September 1, 2010 article posted below.Ã‚Â
In response to this query from STS I wrote to him the following letter which I feel puts Petras's article into a Canadian perspective]:
Dear Splitting the Sky,
I finally found the time to take a serious look at Petras’s article. I found it to be exceedingly brilliant and interesting as well as invaluable in terms of identifying the scope and magnitude of Zionist influence in the USA.
I’ve highlighted (for you) in red/bold some of the more poignant comments that Petras makes with respect to their unwarranted power and influence and the mechanisms which they use to destroy any and all dissidents who oppose them.
My sense though is that Petras isn’t bypassing the type of struggles that I and others here in Canada are facing. His main focus is the USA but for me at least I find that it’s very easy to extrapolate from the US situation to that of Canada. Here of course we don’t appear to have people who’ve thus far been able to research and dissect the Canadian body politic in order to show and explain to fellow Canucks how this very same subterfuge and seditious activity is taking place within our own government, judiciary and society.
I, in my limited capacity and time, have been trying to alert fellow Canadians to the problem but my resources are (as you well know) extremely limited and prohibitive when it comes to taking the time to do the indepth research required to identify the culprits and show how they’re all linked together to the very same agenda that the US is in terms of Israeli influence.
Obviously Harper and Jason Kenney are the most blatant examples of this underlying process of infiltration and power politics by Tel Aviv and its minions of sayanim here in Canada but I’m convinced that they are only the tip of the iceberg and that the network is much more complex.
In terms of my battles with B’nai Brith Canada and the Canadian Human Rights Commission and Tribunal that scenario is one which does highlight to a limited degree the basic problem but it’s one that still requires much more fleshing out in order to expose the matrix of madness and subterfuge that exists on all levels throughout Canada.
The recent conference in Ottawa on “anti-Semitism” instigated by Irwin Cotler and his Zionist sycophants is the most recent example of this egregious behaviour on the part of the Zionist traitors to Canada and it exemplifies their obvious intentions which is good as it also exposes their agenda (as limited as this might be) and allows Canadians to see and contemplate their objectives in light of the growing awareness globally of the vile and racist actions of the Zionist state of Israel.
Had I the resources to investigate this network of nincompoops further I’m sure I could prove and provide similar background information on the Zionists who are daily doing the identical bidding of the Israeli state here in our own country. Identifying the enemy John is crucial to disabling their lines of defense and diffusing their hidden agenda.
Hope this helps to explain my thoughts on Petras’ article.
The State and Local Bases of Zionist Power in America
by James Petras / September 1st, 2010
Any serious effort to understand the extraordinary influence of the Zionist power configuration over US foreign policy must examine the presence of key operatives in strategic positions in the government and the activities of local Zionist organizations affiliated with mainstream Jewish organizations and religious orders.
There are at least 52 major American Jewish organizations actively engaged in promoting IsraelÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s foreign policy, economic and technological agenda in the US (see the appendix). The grassroots membership ranges from several hundred thousand militants in the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) to one hundred thousand wealthy contributors, activists and power brokers in the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). In addition scores of propaganda mills, dubbed think tanks, have been established by million dollar grants from billionaire Zionists including the Brookings Institute (Haim Saban) and the Hudson Institute among others. Scores of Zionist funded political action committees (PAC) have intervened in all national and regional elections, controlling nominations and influencing election outcomes. Publishing houses, including university presses have been literally taken over by Zionist zealots, the most egregious example being Yale University, which publishes the most unbalanced tracts parroting Zionist parodies of Jewish history.1 New heavily funded Zionist projects designed to capture young Jews and turn them into instruments of Israeli foreign policy includes Ã¢â‚¬Å“Taglit-BirthrightÃ¢â‚¬Â which has spent over $250 million dollars over the past decade sending over a quarter-million Jews (between 18-26) to Israel for 10 days of intense brainwashing.2 Jewish billionaires and the Israeli state foot the bill. The students are subject to a heavy dose of Israeli style militarism as they are accompanied by Israeli soldiers as part of their indoctrination; at no point do they visit the West Bank, Gaza or East Jerusalem.2 They are urged to become dual citizens and even encouraged to serve in the Israeli armed forces. In summary, the 52 member organizations of the Presidents of the Major American Jewish Organizations which we discuss are only the tip of the iceberg of the Zionist Power Configuration: taken together with the PACs, the propaganda mills, the commercial and University presses and mass media we have a matrix of power for understanding the tremendous influence they have on US foreign and domestic policy as it affects Israel and US Zionism.
While all their activity is dedicated first and foremost in ensuring that US Middle East policy serves IsraelÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s colonial expansion in Palestine and war aims in the Middle East, what BÃ¢â‚¬â„¢nai BÃ¢â‚¬â„¢rth euphemistically calls a Ã¢â‚¬Å“focus on Israel and its place in the worldÃ¢â‚¬Â, many groups Ã¢â‚¬ËœspecializeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ in different spheres of activity. For example, the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Friends of the Israel Defense ForceÃ¢â‚¬Â is primarily concerned in their own words Ã¢â‚¬Å“to look after the IDFÃ¢â‚¬Â, in other words provide financial resources and promote US volunteers for a foreign army (an illegal activity except when it involves Israel). Hillel is the student arm of the Zionist power configuration claiming a presence in 500 colleges and universities, all affiliates defending each and every human rights abuse of the Israeli state and organizing all expenses paid junkets for Jewish student recruits to travel to Israel where they are heavily propagandized and encouraged to Ã¢â‚¬ËœmigrateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ or become Ã¢â‚¬Ëœdual citizensÃ¢â‚¬â„¢.