WATCH: Lawmaker explodes with 'bizarre' anti-Israel tirade

State Rep. Elisabeth Epps, D-Colo. (Video screenshot)
State Rep. Elisabeth Epps, D-Colo. (Video screenshot)

The horrific atrocities inflicted on Israeli civilians by terrorists in Hamas just weeks ago has prompted mass demonstrations in support of the terrorism, calls for more terrorism from leftist college students, and Israel’s defense plan that includes tracking down and wiping out those who beheaded babies and burned whole families alive.

It’s also triggered one leftist Democrat in Colorado, a state lawmaker, to yell and rant for the entirety of the time allotted for discussion on a plan to help children.

It is a report at Complete Colorado that outlines how Rep. Elisabeth Epps, a Denver Democrat, yelled at her colleagues, claiming Israel was involved in “ethnic cleansing,” and delivered a “bizarre, anti-Semitic political speech.”

The discussion was supposed to be over the state’s Electronic Benefit Transfer cards that are intended to help school children.

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The move killed any opportunity for Republicans to comment on the plan in the Democrat-majority body.

Epps rant included, “It is deeply offensive that when we can make a decision that much of the world has made to not further fund and underwrite the ethnic cleansing that is happening on our watch … that we are not doing so. That further exacerbates the demonstrable objective harm being done to the children in the occupied territories.”

Her failed scheme would have banned EBT purchases of food “that originate in occupied territories.”

The report explained she considers those locations to include the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, from which the Hamas terrorists came to kill 1,400 Israeli civilians, and to which they returned after committing those atrocities.

She cited “dates and hummus.”

The Complete Colorado report explained, “Boycotts of Medjoul dates, which can only be grown in the West Bank and are the traditional dates used by Muslims to break their Ramadan fasts, and Sabra hummus, which is a product of the Strauss Group — an Israel-based food company have been ongoing across the country by pro-Hamas supporters for years.”

Epps boasted of being taken to “Palestinian liberation marches” by her mother, and likened herself to the late Shirley Chisholm, “who was the first black woman to be elected to Congress in 1968,” the report said.

The report explained Epps was seen “very disturbed, yelling at others and at the ceiling,” during her time to speak.

She claimed, “We all want kids to eat,” but she claimed without her ban in the law, Colorado legislators are “underwriting the active annihilation and starvation of other folks’ children.”

Her fellow lawmakers, she claimed, are “woefully, culturally incompetent.”

She used the entire time allotment, depriving other lawmakers of any opportunity to comment, even to agree with her.

The waste of time was formalized almost immediately, as House officials ruled her amendment title did not fit the bill, and there wouldn’t even be a vote.

IMPORTANT NOTE TO WND READERS: Shortly after Hamas terrorists fired over 5,000 rockets from Gaza into Israel on Oct. 7 and then proceeded to attack the Jewish state by land, sea and air – torturing, burning, beheading and murdering well over a thousand people, including women, children and infants, and wounding and abducting hundreds more – world reaction was, in its own way, almost equally shocking.

For after the biggest one-day mass slaughter of Jews since the Nazi Holocaust, what followed was an outpouring of celebratory demonstrations, unbridled Jew-hatred, deliriously gleeful support for Hamas and bitter condemnation of the nation of Israel. Not just in the Arab-Muslim world, but throughout the Western world as well, including all across America.

Why? What is behind the explosion of anti-Israel, anti-Jewish, pro-terror sentiment in the United States, where Israel has long been one of America’s closest friends and allies? Why are hordes of young “woke” LGBT demonstrators marching in support of Hamas – when Hamas wouldn’t think twice about binding and blindfolding them and throwing them off the roof of a tall building – as they routinely do in the Muslim world?

It turns out there’s one area of agreement that is so powerful, deep-seated and all-consuming that the vast differences between the deranged left and the murderous jihadists melt away into Kumbaya harmony.

All of this and much more is completely exposed in November’s issue of WND’s critically acclaimed monthly Whistleblower magazine, titled ISRAEL VS. GLOBAL JIHAD: How Jew-hatred, radical Islam and Leftism are pushing us toward World War III. Beyond a deeply insightful dive into why leftists are surging toward radical Islam – which hates and dreams of raping and butchering them – this Whistleblower issue includes fantastic articles by everyone from top Israeli analyst (and former Israel Defense Forces officer) Caroline Glick to Harvest Christian Fellowship’s Pastor Greg Laurie on the current war in Israel and biblical prophecies regarding the End Times … which he says are now upon us.

WHISTLEBLOWER is available in both the popular print edition and a state-of-the-art digital version, either single issues or discounted annual subscriptions.

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