Dickenson, TX Residents Told No Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds if Support Boycotting Israel

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Dickenson, TX Residents Told No Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds if Support Boycotting Israel

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Israel's sinister influence over US policy extends to tiny Dickenson, TX, population around 19,000, ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, residents needing help.

Getting any requires certifying in writing the following on signed applications:

"(T)he Applicant verifies that the Applicant: (1) does not boycott Israel; and (2) will not boycott Israel during the term of this Agreement."

Recently passed Texas law requires state contractors to certify no opposition to Israel. At a signing ceremony, Governor Greg Abbott called Texas Israel's "No. 1 trading partner in the United States," adding:

"Texas is proud to reaffirm its support for the people of Israel and we will continue to build on our historic partnership…Anti-Israel policies are anti-Texas policies, and we will
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