The metropolis council of Richmond, California, a city synonymous with crime and post-industrial decay, handed a decision condemning Israel within the present warfare towards the Palestinian terror group Hamas.
The decision, filled with false statements and accusations towards Israel, initially stated nothing to condemn the terrorism of Hamas — which murdered over 1,400 folks on October 7 — and really cites the Holocaust in condemning the Jewish state.
WHEREAS, the City of Richmond stands in solidarity with the Palestinian folks of Gaza, who’re at the moment dealing with a marketing campaign of ethnic cleaning and collective punishment by the state of Israel; and
WHEREAS, the state of Israel wouldn’t have the opportunity to preserve an apartheid regime with out huge navy support offered by the United States yearly, thereby additionally depriving Americans of cash for their very own pressing wants;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Richmond takes critically the entreaty of “Never Again,” and that the historic reminiscence of the Holocaust means preventing ethnic cleaning and apartheid in all places …
The Los Angeles Times reported:
Although a majority of audio system backed the council’s decision, others disagreed with how the City Council broached the subject and language that was used.
“I think it’s shameful that you had to have public feedback until you finally included the 1,200 people in Israel who were butchered and set on fire,” Lucinda Casson from Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond stated to the council. Before the assembly, town’s decision was amended to embrace details about the Israeli individuals who had been killed by Hamas militants in border neighborhoods.
At close by UC Berkeley, college students walked out of sophistication to oppose Israel and help the Palestinian trigger, chanting “Free Palestine,” a chant that helps the genocide of Israelis.
Richmond has a historical past of passing odd resolutions, equivalent to a unanimous decision to impeach Donald Trump as quickly as he had taken workplace. It is beset by crime, and as soon as made headlines for paying would-be killers $12,000 per 12 months not to homicide folks with weapons.
Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News and the host of Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot on Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. PT). He is the writer of the brand new biography, Rhoda: ‘Comrade Kadalie, You Are Out of Order’. He can be the writer of the current e-book, Neither Free nor Fair: The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. He is a winner of the 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Alumni Fellowship. Follow him on Twitter at @joelpollak.