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Congress Prostrates Itself Before the Golden Calf yet Again: Interview with Lawrence Wlikerson

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We have just watched, yet again, the American Congress euphorically "worship" a walking, talking Golden Calf, one of the great BS artists of modern times, and a reactionary Tribalist to boot, who believes in oppressing another ethnicity, stealing their land, beating, bombing, humiliating and killing them, all because they are not part of his "tribe" and have the temerity to fight for their rights. I am talking, of course, about Benjamin Netanyahu, Right-wing Prime Minister of Israel and preeminent "used car" salesman, who can talk you right out of your teeth and then get you to buy his gas-hogging, constantly breaking down Edsel of a state that is mired in religious and ideological extremism, hyper-nationalism, certifiable paranoia, Mafia-like geopolitical instincts, pathological hatred of another religion and ethnicity - yep, increasingly Apartheid, armed-to-the-teeth Israel.

And here to discuss this in a public service video with Paul Jay, host of the Real News Network, is Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell and an adjunct professor at the College of William & Mary in Virginia. Following the video is the transcript:

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