A refusal to learn

You see this napkin? In 24 hours, we could have the signatures of 70 Senators on this napkin.
–Steven Rosen, AIPAC

Questioning support for the U.S.-Israel relationship is unacceptable.
–Rep. Juan Vargas, D-CA

If this capitol crumbled to the ground, the one thing that would remain would be our commitment to aid — I won’t even call it aid — our cooperation with Israel.
–Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-CA

AIPAC now seems acutely sensitive to the appearance of dual loyalty. The theme of this year’s AIPAC conference was “Israel, an American Value”.
–Jeffrey Goldberg, The New Yorker

How reassuring is it that the only American who upholds the core values of liberty, patriotism and freedom is a black Muslim and an immigrant… 
–Gilad Atzmon

Those who refuse to learn from history are condemned to repeat it. The level of unmitigated stupidity and total lack of foresight on every side is simply astonishing.

Even if you don’t believe in God, you’d do well to pray, because neither science nor politics is going to get anyone out of this.