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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Arabs pay for far more congressional cultural exchange trips than Israel

From the Washington Post:
U.S. lawmakers and their senior staff took more than 800 cultural exchange trips courtesy of foreign governments in the years from 2006 to 2011. The trips benefit from a broad exemption from ethics rules and most Capitol Hill employees never need to disclose their participation. This list shows trips listed on 130,000 pages of personal financial forms collected by Legistorm.com.
The list details everyone who went on every trip, but here is a detail of the map that accompanied the article of interest here:


It sure looks like the Israel Lobby is missing the boat, doesn't it? 

(h/t Robert)