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Monday, August 5, 2013

Swalwell Goes To Israel

Rep. Eric Swalwell
CONGRESS 15 | Rep. Eric Swalwell already has his hands full closing the inherent East-West divide in the 15th Congressional District, but he thinks he can help the generations-long dispute between Israel and Palestine.

The freshman congressman and 35 other members of Congress, led by Rep. Steny Hoyer, left Sunday for Israel. The contingent will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas during the seven-day trip.

The pro-Israeli lobby in Washington has been kind to Swalwell before and after his election to Congress last November. Various Israeli organizations have contributed greatly to his campaign going back to last year. Many of the same groups again contributed to Swalwell's campaign, according to the most recent campaign finance reports.

The trip was organized by the American Israeli Education Foundation, which is affiliated to the powerful American Israeli Public Affairs Committee.

In media reports today, Swalwell said his primary interest in the trip is to evaluate Israel’s methods and responses to terrorism, including its technology.

Swalwell is currently a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and has advocated in the past for greater funding for security at airports and at BART, which runs through his district. Swalwell has also backed the Alameda County Sheriff’s proposal for domestic drones in cases of emergency. He also backs the use of more lethal forms of drones in the Middle East.

According to Swalwell’s congressional Web Site, he advocates for a two-state solution in Israel, but urges Palestinians to negotiate directly with Israel, and without pre-conditions.

78 comments :

In relation to Skinner going to Cuba, how much of a kickback is this trip to Israel? $10,000? All the donations to his campaign easily covers that.

Good deal, Eric. So nice to FINALLY have a friend of the only democracy in that part of the world.

Mitzuyahn! [Excellent!]

he has go to go, because he has to campaign until Election Day 2014, lets go CORBETT!!

Ellen has always been a lightweight. No chance.

Swalwell's an idiot. He makes too many mistakes and that's why Ellen Corbett will win in 2014.

Livin' in a dream world!

Needs to bake some cookies to get my vote!!

Swallwell's corrupt and in the pocket of valley developers. Corbett will be victorious.

Whorbett is in the pocket of the unions and radicals. Swalwell will easily be re-elected!

Oh yeah!

Anon 8:32--It's sexist comments like that supporting Swalwell that will help will help Ellen Corbett win in 14. You don't even recognize how offensive that is to women. Shame on your extreme viewpoint. BTW-I voted for the youngster in 12 because he was running against Stark. He has made mistake after mistake and won't get my vote again. Ellen more accurately represents the moderate to progressive views of our District. Sisterhood will prevail over your chauvinistic extremist views.

Sir, above. All I can say is that you are both an arrogant liar and a whore.

The congressman won without your help last time and will do so yet again. Do cry in your spilled milk the next time, won't you?

Temper, Temper 9:46--my whining sexist extremist.

Now, now whore.

For her bumper sticker: Ellen Whorbett is in her own orbit.

3:41 you need to pull your head out of your sexist ass. Back to your cave and take your club. LOL

Now, now whore.

For her bumper sticker: Ellen Whorbett is in her own orbit.

Sisterhood will prevail in 2014--hope you don't cry?

Agree that Ellen Corbett is the better candidate for our District. I do think that it will be a close race, but being a woman will help her win. She also has wonderful voting records with Senior, LGBT, Union, Environmental as well as the Consumer groups.

Ellen is a paid lobbyist who shills for her own interests. Once she loses decisively I suggest her 14 supporters who try to inflate their numbers on this string go out to the new bridge and look longingly into the far off. Ponder what you had naively hoped might have been.

Congressman Swalwell will be representing the district in Washington, which is no place for novices such as Corbett. My humble suggestion is that she learn to bake humble pie to go along with the sour lemonade that Stark's making these days. Then they can both sit on the porch and try not to fall of their rockers while eating pie and drinking lemonade. Fitting end to both of these losers.

Stark was in his late 80's and arrogant--Ellen is in her early 50's and very humble--big difference. You can use some of her kindness instead of acting arrogant like Stark. It's been pointed out to you that your comments are sexist, but I suspect that is deliberate, and you could care less. Ellen Corbett cares more for the 95% of us that are not wealthy or conservative, and that's why she will be victorious. Thank you for your opinion, but I would suggest you are the one backing a novice who is prone to mistakes.

Agree with the above post, and yes I am a woman. Ellen also has a perfect voting record on women's issues which nobody has pointed out so far.

p.s. I wish the conservative male that is posting sexist statements would be more respectful.

Ellen is a paid lobbyist who shills for her own interests. Once she loses decisively I suggest her 14 supporters who try to inflate their numbers on this string go out to the new bridge and look longingly into the far off. Ponder what you had naively hoped might have been.

Congressman Swalwell will be representing the district in Washington, which is no place for novices such as Corbett. My humble suggestion is that she learn to bake humble pie to go along with the sour lemonade that Stark's making these days. Then they can both sit on the porch and try not to fall of their rockers while eating pie and drinking lemonade. Fitting end to both of these losers.

Anon above--you're not the only one to cut and paste--see

Stark was in his late 80's and arrogant--Ellen is in her early 50's and very humble--big difference. You can use some of her kindness instead of acting arrogant like Stark. It's been pointed out to you that your comments are sexist, but I suspect that is deliberate, and you could care less. Ellen Corbett cares more for the 95% of us that are not wealthy or conservative, and that's why she will be victorious. Thank you for your opinion, but I would suggest you are the one backing a novice who is prone to mistakes.

We've read all of this b.s. before. Please don't cut and paste the same propaganda anymore or you will be removed from this site.


Ellen is a paid lobbyist who shills for her own interests. Once she loses decisively I suggest her 14 supporters who try to inflate their numbers on this string go out to the new bridge and look longingly into the far off. Ponder what you had naively hoped might have been.

Congressman Swalwell will be representing the district in Washington, which is no place for novices such as Corbett. My humble suggestion is that she learn to bake humble pie to go along with the sour lemonade that Stark's making these days. Then they can both sit on the porch and try not to fall of their rockers while eating pie and drinking lemonade. Fitting end to both of these losers.

Anon above--anyone can cut and paste--say it once please

Stark was in his late 80's and arrogant--Ellen is in her early 50's and very humble--big difference. You can use some of her kindness instead of acting arrogant like Stark. It's been pointed out to you that your comments are sexist, but I suspect that is deliberate, and you could care less. Ellen Corbett cares more for the 95% of us that are not wealthy or conservative, and that's why she will be victorious. Thank you for your opinion, but I would suggest you are the one backing a novice who is prone to mistakes.

We've read all of this b.s. before. Please don't cut and paste the same propaganda anymore or you will be removed from this site.


Ellen is a paid lobbyist who shills for her own interests. Once she loses decisively I suggest her 14 supporters who try to inflate their numbers on this string go out to the new bridge and look longingly into the far off. Ponder what you had naively hoped might have been.

Congressman Swalwell will be representing the district in Washington, which is no place for novices such as Corbett. My humble suggestion is that she learn to bake humble pie to go along with the sour lemonade that Stark's making these days. Then they can both sit on the porch and try not to fall of their rockers while eating pie and drinking lemonade. Fitting end to both of these losers.

Anon above--anyone can cut and paste--say it once please

Stark was in his late 80's and arrogant--Ellen is in her early 50's and very humble--big difference. You can use some of her kindness instead of acting arrogant like Stark. It's been pointed out to you that your comments are sexist, but I suspect that is deliberate, and you could care less. Ellen Corbett cares more for the 95% of us that are not wealthy or conservative, and that's why she will be victorious. Thank you for your opinion, but I would suggest you are the one backing a novice who is prone to mistakes.

Here we go again. Never get the last word with me.

We've read all of this b.s. before. Please don't cut and paste the same propaganda anymore or you will be removed from this site.


Ellen is a paid lobbyist who shills for her own interests. Once she loses decisively I suggest her 14 supporters who try to inflate their numbers on this string go out to the new bridge and look longingly into the far off. Ponder what you had naively hoped might have been.

Congressman Swalwell will be representing the district in Washington, which is no place for novices such as Corbett. My humble suggestion is that she learn to bake humble pie to go along with the sour lemonade that Stark's making these days. Then they can both sit on the porch and try not to fall of their rockers while eating pie and drinking lemonade. Fitting end to both of these losers.

Anon above--anyone can cut and paste--say it once please--I followed you
on the cut and pasting to show how ridiculous you were!

Stark was in his late 80's and arrogant--Ellen is in her early 50's and very humble--big difference. You can use some of her kindness instead of acting arrogant like Stark. It's been pointed out to you that your comments are sexist, but I suspect that is deliberate, and you could care less. Ellen Corbett cares more for the 95% of us that are not wealthy or conservative, and that's why she will be victorious. Thank you for your opinion, but I would suggest you are the one backing a novice who is prone to mistakes.

Here we go again. Never get the last word with me.

We've read all of this b.s. before. Please don't cut and paste the same propaganda anymore or you will be removed from this site.


Ellen is a paid lobbyist who shills for her own interests. Once she loses decisively I suggest her 14 supporters who try to inflate their numbers on this string go out to the new bridge and look longingly into the far off. Ponder what you had naively hoped might have been.

Congressman Swalwell will be representing the district in Washington, which is no place for novices such as Corbett. My humble suggestion is that she learn to bake humble pie to go along with the sour lemonade that Stark's making these days. Then they can both sit on the porch and try not to fall of their rockers while eating pie and drinking lemonade. Fitting end to both of these losers.

Anon above--anyone can cut and paste--say it once please--I followed you
on the cut and pasting to show how ridiculous you were!

Stark was in his late 80's and arrogant--Ellen is in her early 50's and very humble--big difference. You can use some of her kindness instead of acting arrogant like Stark. It's been pointed out to you that your comments are sexist, but I suspect that is deliberate, and you could care less. Ellen Corbett cares more for the 95% of us that are not wealthy or conservative, and that's why she will be victorious. Thank you for your opinion, but I would suggest you are the one backing a novice who is prone to mistakes.

I am p-ing myself at this article the pictures and the comments. Stalwell is as doofus-bag. Altho Stark is an admitted atheist -- at least he wasn't a hypocrite. I really dislike these squeaky white 30's novice boys representing us and inappropriately put into high profile positions in the county. What a world! Keep up the stories - Smallwell an ongoing study in idiocy and gullible public supporting shallow'good' looks (but no real convictions).

Ellen will clean his clock in 2014 because Swallwell is a corrupt mistake prone kid who is in totally in over his head!

The congressman will be serving for many more terms thanks to the redrawn district.

But you're onto something. Just the other day I needed to have my antique clock cleaned and had a very difficult time finding a good cleaner. This would be a good profession for what's her name once she's termed out and without a job. Granted, she'd need to go back to school, but she might be able to handle it. She would first need to apprentice and earn minimum wage. Since she's lacking in experience, I would root for her because we always like to give old timers a break when we can.

She would still need to bake cookies, though, as a backup.

8:52 you are wrong again as usual. You need to take your sexist self back to Eric's office and quit trying to dominate this string. We all know your are a male chauvinistic pig--oink Ellen wins easily as she has in most of the District 2 times. We know you and Eric are scared, but try to act like big boys!

Seems to me that you continue to have your head up your ass, and that you're the one running scared.

Too bad you're only guessing as to 'who I am.' Whatever. Reality is that she has had her run and her time is done. The new district saw to that.

Time for you to embrace our moderate congressman, ask what you can do to help, and then move yourself off to the sidelines where you belong.

Don't be such a putz. Baking is a good hobby, and she'll need more than one after she loses her job.

You keep talking like the cave man you are--all the rest of us hear is Blah, Blah, Blah. I'm surprised Eric lets you work for him because you are so incompetent. Oh wait ---so is he. That's why Ellen will win. Remember big boys don't cry or use sexist terms.

Almost every other day Swalwell makes another mistake. look at today's headline that Taveres posted.

Especially for the Berkeley Bull Dyke Bitch:

Seems to me that you continue to have your head up your ass, and that you're the one running scared.

Too bad you're only guessing as to 'who I am.'
When it's worth repeating, it's worth repeating.


Whatever. Reality is that she has had her run and her time is done. The new district saw to that.

Time for you to embrace our moderate congressman, ask what you can do to help, and then move yourself off to the sidelines where you belong.

Don't be such a putz. Baking is a good hobby, and she'll need more than one after she loses her job.

The rest of us could care less whether you like it or not. You don't like it? MOVE to Berkeley and worship your goddess Barbara Lee. We took back this district and thanks to our citizens' task force the demographics ensure that Congressman Swallwell will be around until HE chooses otherwise. Get with the program, ho. It is what it is.

Remember Cave Man sexist remarks went out years ago. That's one of the reasons Ellen will beat Eric and get rid the brat and his extremist followers

Swallwell belongs to the idiot party called "Blowing in the Wind". He will lose to Ellen Corbett.

Corbett, the only challenger in November, has simply positioned herself too far to the left for too many years.

The top-two system puts her at a extreme disadvantage that she never had to deal with in past elections.

Like Pete Stark, she'll do well West of the hills, but will be completely out done in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin where she needs to appeal to moderates and conservatives.

The math no longer works as it did for decades.
You can't vote for things like putting non-citizens on juries and then expect it to not portray you as out of step with main stream voters in the district.

She has been elected many times in most of the district and people love her. Eric the doofus has made multiple mistakes in our District on almost a daily basis and people are laughing at his ineptness. I live east of the hills and she will do quite well here. Ellen will score big among moderates and independents unlike Stark who wasn't liked because of his abrasive personality. Many people here have told me they voted for Eric only because he ran against Stark, but will vote for Ellen because Eric has screwed up too many times and they like Ellen better.

Sorry, but still no cigar.

Corbett, henceforth to be known as Missy, comes up a day late and $$$ too short.

She gets relegated to the scrap heap of political losers and soon forgotten.

I wish Swalwell's staffers would quit writing and posting on this blog. They always try and change the subject and pump up the idiot kid. Ellen has many bills pass both the Assembly and Senate that are sitting on the Gov.'s desk for signing that will benefit most of us. Most importantly she's not making mistake after mistake almost every other day like Eric. The kid is an embarrassment in way over his head who stands for nothing. Ellen Corbett in 2014 for Congress will be a major improvement for our district.

Swallwell=flip flop, flip flop, flip flop, flip flop, flip flop, etc. What a panderer.

Corbett, the only challenger in November, has simply positioned herself too far to the left for too many years.

The top-two system puts her at a extreme disadvantage that she never had to deal with in past elections.

Like Pete Stark, she'll do well West of the hills, but will be completely out done in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin where she needs to appeal to moderates and conservatives.

The math no longer works as it did for decades.
You can't vote for things like putting non-citizens on juries and then expect it to not portray you as out of step with main stream voters in the district.

She has been elected many times in most of the district and people love her. Eric the doofus has made multiple mistakes in our District on almost a daily basis and people are laughing at his ineptness. I live east of the hills and she will do quite well here. Ellen will score big among moderates and independents unlike Stark who wasn't liked because of his abrasive personality. Many people here have told me they voted for Eric only because he ran against Stark, but will vote for Ellen because Eric has screwed up too many times and they like Ellen better.

Missy's time on the stage is past.

Next stop, the kitchen.

Well this is odd.

The post above -- September 8, 2013 at 9:04 PM

Is identical to the post -- September 6, 2013 at 9:15 PM 0n a different topic

But I posted the one on September 6, while someone else reposted it on September 8th.

How about you make up your own post?

It's Swallwell's staffers again, who have nothing to offer on their own, copying other posts. They are as lame as Eric and make as many mistakes as he does. He isn't competent, so how can he hire competent people. LMAO

Flip, Flop------Flip, Flop-------Flip, Flop----- Eric stands for nothing!

Missy really needs to learn some serious baking skills.

We won't have long to wait before she starts serving extra helpings of Humble pie.

Anon-above---What a sexist comment you chauvinistic pig! Your mother would be ashamed of you. Eric will be old news after 2014 when Ellen Corbett beats him.

Get with the 21st century, ho. Baking will be good for Missy's soul.

Keep up your sexist comments if you think it will help Swallwell. It will probably help Ellen get more votes from WOMEN. Thank You

De nada.

Someone's in the kitchen with Missy, strummin' on the ol' banjo!

What a dumbshit the above poster is. Has no grasp of Spanish. The dufous is saying 'thank you' to the original person who wrote 'thank you.'

These asshole posts go from dumb to dumbest.

At least we know Ellen Corbett isn't a flip flopper. Like her chances in 2014.

It's only her middle name.

All politicians 'evolve.' Just look at Obama.

Corbett will be our next Congress person in 2014.

Perhaps in a parallel, crooked universe, but not in this reality.

Dream on! Your fantasy is over before it even began!!

You swalwell staffers will be out of a job next year. The kid is an idiot and Ellen Corbett will kick your butts.

Ellen Corbett is a whore for that pimp Willie Brown. That's why she voted to change the name of our Bay Bridge.

You're a pimp, too, Ellen. We'll retire you and your crony politics once and for all next year.

Bye, bye, ho!

This article is about Swalwell goes to Israel. (nice try by a staffer to change the subject). Eric also gave his finger to his district. Swalwell=flip, flop-flip, flop-flip, flop-flip, flop. He's a panderer. No principals! That's why Ellen Corbett will win and his staffers so worried. Eric's staffer is also a sexist.

Ellen, I'm the Willie Brown pimp, Whorbett!

If you like what I did for Boss Brown, just let me in so I can screw-over you and the district!

Let me be the first to say that I, Ellen, will give my middle digit to the district each and every time!

agree with anon 10:02. I wish Swallwells staffers would stay off this blog. They don't even try and defend their candidate because they know that he is a flip-flopper who has his finger to the wind and has NO principals. Even if I don't agree with everything Ellen Corbett does, I TRUST her more than the flip-flopper. Plus, his staffers are very sexist.

9:57 and 6:01 are one in the same.

These are Corbett cheer leaders who try to dominate.

Old-time cronyism is alive and well with Ellen Corbett!

There are no 9:57's and 6:01's Swalwell staffer at 9:07. You are as incompetent as your boss. The Swalwell staffer who has half the posts on this string is just as wrong as Swalwell and once again he/she is trying to change the subject. Talk about a cheer leader. All your posts won't be able to save an immature kid who stands for nothing .

We're going to make sure that the public knows how corrupt she is. Pimpin' for ol' Boss Brown.

Change the subjet? You bet. Going to make sure the public knows the truth about this sinner.

What's the matter, stooges? Afraid the public might learn the truth about this old girl crony who is into making backroom deals on behalf of slimy characters?

You Swalwell staffers are getting more desperate as your candidate makes more and more mistakes. Flip-flop, flip-flop-----like a fish on land. LOL

My name is Wendy Bain from Pleasanton. I am a volunteer staffer for the Ellen Corbett people. I can't sit back any longer while the following goes on.

We have been smearing Ellen on our own and then casting blame on congressman Swalwell. The fact is that neither he nor anyone associated with his campaign has been targeting Ellen.

This has been a dirty, disgusting smear campaign that I can no longer take part in. I am finished.

11:32 is total B.S. and just another Swalwell staffer dirty trick.

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