Rev. Wright’s Role in the ‘Destroy Israel March’

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Rev. Jeremiah Wright, a man with a long track record of racist and anti-Semitic statements, was a prefect fit for this latest Palestinian PR endeavor. And despite the fact that Wright was president Obama’s spiritual mentor for over twenty years, the White House has refrained from commenting on his involvement with a movement designed to produce more violence and more bloodshed. Wright long ago offered his reasoning for being off the president’s radar. “Them Jews ain’t going to let him talk to me. I told my baby daughter that he’ll talk to me in five years when he’s a lame duck, or in eight years when he’s out of office,” said the Reverend during a 2009 interview. He also criticized the president at the time for not sending a U.S. delegation to the World Conference on Racism, an annual, anti-Semitic hate-fest that unfailingly singles out Israel for condemnation. “Ethnic cleansing is going on in Gaza. Ethnic cleansing (by) the Zionist is a sin and a crime against humanity, and they don’t want Barack talking like that because that’s anti-Israel,” Wright contended.

Yet the president’s silence on the issue is disturbing. As recently as March 5th, Mr. Obama assured American Jewish leaders that he “will always have Israel’s back.” Yet even if one assumes that such assurances are specifically limited to Iranian belligerence, the White House is undoubtedly aware that Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei publicly expressed his support for the GMJ in February, that Iran established local committees to help organize it, and that the Iranian-backed Islamic Centre of England is one of the top European organizers of the event. How is it that the same president who is more than willing to lend his voice to a variety of issues, even a controversial racial case involving a single death in Florida, has nothing to say about an internationally-organized demonstration that presents such a clear assault to Israel’s existence?

At the very least, the president might have warned the demonstrators that a breach of Israeli borders is unacceptable. With respect to the countries allowing the demonstrators access to Israel’s borders, the president might have also expressed the idea that foreign aid contributions are tied to responsible behavior. And since Jeremiah Wright sits on the advisory board of the GMJ, the president could have re-established contact with Wright to express his concern.

None of it has happened. Furthermore, in a remarkable exchange on Tuesday with reporter Matt Lee, State Department spokesman Victoria Nuland revealed that the Obama administration does not consider Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel. “We are not going to prejudge the outcome of those negotiations, including the final status of Jerusalem,” said Nuland. The administration also “scrubbed” at least one photo caption (and possibly others as well) of Vice President Joe Biden. The Biden photo had previously stated he was dining in the “David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel.” The photo now reads simply “Jerusalem.” Administration apologists contend that the Bush administration was equally un-definitive regarding Jerusalem. But the attempt to equate Bush administration documents that avoided the issue with the Obama administration’s active efforts to alter documents is absurd.

Thus the Global March to Jerusalem, a march purporting “to change the nature of the confrontation by compelling the occupiers to face millions of demonstrators demanding Freedom for Palestine and its capital Jerusalem” from the “racist state of Israel” proceeded with no resistance from the President Obama — and perhaps tacit approval. In another time, the president might even have participated in such an anti-Israel crusade along with Wright — before it got politically inconvenient, anyway.

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  • jacob

    I love it when a Judeophobe the size of "Reverend" Knigth gets away from the mantra "Some of my best
    friends are Jews" and says it the way it is …
    The Jews around OBAMA didn't let him speak to "Reverend" GOD DAMN AMERICA…! ! !
    So much for the 80% Jews who, knowing piddly about him but just because he was their political party's
    choice (Jews are born Democraps which is why Jewish Republicans are as scarce as hen's teeth) voted
    for him and 60% will still reelect him…
    Well, let it be known to them, whether they care or not, that with friends like President OBAMA, Israel needs
    no enemies and, things going the way they are, it won't take long for something like what happened to the
    German Jews to happen to all of them

    • Choi

      It's about time that Jewish-Americans STOPPED voting for their grandparents' "Democratic Party".
      THAT Democratic Party NO LONGER EXISTS.
      That bucket of coal the Democratic Precinct Captain brought their ancestors in 1936 DIDN'T buy Generational loyalty,especially to a Party that now HATES THEM!

  • Rifleman

    First we had bill ayers involved in pali blockade running, now wright is involved in the jihad against the existence of Israel. Yet somehow, we're supposed to forget the friend and trainee these two share, obama, and what that indicates about him.

  • frank keefe

    does Mt Everest have snow on its peak..does Rev Wright HATE Israel answer 100% YES

  • Dispozadaburka

    Stategic Vision America and the Crisis of Global Power by Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Page 107 " A more coercive US attitude and policy toward Mexican immigrants would heighten Mexican resentment, adversely affecting the overall US/Mexico partnership. After 9/11, the issue of border security has come to be seen as essential to homeland security; the specter of an Islamic terrorist c rossing the border from Mexico enhanced popular cries to seal off the border completely. America's decision to construct a wall/fence to separate itself from Mexico as a mechanism to support border security has already stimulated anti-American sentiments." ( con't) in next comment

  • Dispozadaburka

    "It evokes negative images of Israel's construction of a "security barrier" in the West Bank or of the Berlin Wall. An internationally declining America is likely to become even more disturbed by the insecurity of its porous border with Mexico and the resulting immigration, inspiring the continuation of similar policies and creating a dangerous downward spiral for relations between the two neighbors."

  • BS77

    Like the "Reverend" Wright, the touted march turned out to be a dismal failure….another pile of garbage from the
    lying left.

  • Saltire

    Did Rev Wright's church fund his trip for this demonstration? And, if it did, is it a violation of the church's 501(c)3 status by becoming a political organization?

  • jimi Belton

    This is my first comment on this site, very glad to find you…A minister of Christ whom I consider MY beloved Pastor, is Michael Yusself, from Atlanta, The Church of the Apostles, Pastor Michael has a very large worldwide ministry to many nations in the ME and No. Africa, He is of Egyptian Ancestry, But a firm friend of Israel…As any TRUE Christian is and should be..True Christians should get very vocal in their support of Israel, and i for one will do anything in my power to support and protect G-ds little Planting…Jimi Belton

  • Schlomotion

    Mr. Ahlert forgot to include the following information in his article:

    Israel illegally blocked the Marchers website and misdirected traffic to a Hasbara:

    Israel Googlebombed to make sure its propaganda ranked higher than the actual march site:

    They left the smug message that: "The above news content was edited and SEO optimized in Israel by the Leyden Digital Media Group – Israel, New York."

    The event was portrayed as a no show (except for the rock throwers), but the largest march on the border was in Jordan with between 20,000 and 30,000 protestors, and in Lebanon between 2,000-3,000 marched.

    And…. The Israelis killed somebody:

    • stern

      IN other words, Israel took measures to prevent a mass infiltration of the country and succeeded. And that's really p'd you off, hasn't it. A-hole.

      • Schlomotion

        It must be hard living every day in Israel believing that your country is going to be infiltrated. That sounds a lot like the United States in the 1950s. North Korea probably has the greatest worry of all about being infiltrated. One thing North Korea likes to talk about a lot is how they are Democratic. They of course have a demilitarized zone that they lord over, which is basically a strip of land on the edge of their country. They are of course, working on a Peace Process that involves engulfing their neighbors, who they claim exist artificially. They are one of the most militarized nations. They rely obscenely heavily on foreign aid. They have a nuclear weapons stockpile. Their constitution provides for freedom of speech and the press, but the government prohibits the exercise of these rights in practice. They have a great big star and two blue bars on their flag. They freak out when ships pass well outside their territorial waters. Above all, they are so, SO afraid of being infiltrated. I am starting to confuse these two countries with one another.

    • UCSPanther

      Nice to see Israel sticking it to those losers.

    • Zionista

      the whole thing was a bust – the Jew haters got nowhere!! Don't mess with Israel or you'll get a well deserved kick in the butt.

    • ajnn

      you are citing some very UNRELIABLE sources in 'mondenweiss' and 'maan'.

      Mondenweiss is with 'the nation' magazine and is personally a hater. his postings are usually inaccurate. Maan is run by Hezbollah and paid for by iran. this is less than reliable.

      • Schlomotion

        Yeah. Those are some mighty inaccurate photos of thousands of people.

  • mrbean

    Muslim Arabs and their proxy terrorists have chosen the rules of the game. Jews should let them know in no uncertain terms what "Never Again" means. As for the Palestinian Muslim terrorists, it is a matter of record that Palestinians strap munitions on their own women and children and send them out on homicide-suicide missions to murder other innocent Jewish women and children in markets, restuarants, on school buses, and in their homes. The Palestinians in their own words and by their actions are committed to the genocide of the Jewish people therefore, have foreited their rights to even exist at all let alone be given a UN and US sanctioned terrorist state.

    • Anon

      You're an uneducated fool. Go back to the trailer park and talk to you're inbred family about pigs feet

  • Marty

    No doubt the anti-semites and genocidal sociopaths organizing this fiasco all hope that some loss of life will occur on their side in order to blame the tragedy on Israel. That is, after all, what these slugs do best. islamic cowards will shoot at Israeli soldiers and then quickly hide behind available women and children. They will, of course, invite the press to cover the outrages even if they have to shoot the women and children themselves. And the Jew-bashing media will do its dhimmitude best to indict Israeli crimes against humanity. But this is what muslims and leftist racists always do. It's easy to count on them to be morally repugnant hypocrites.

  • DogsHateRomney

    ~ Obama's Brotha in da Hood, was not jus a hood ornament, after all. y'all.

    When WRIGHT IS WRONG……….(again).

  • mrbean

    Reverend Wright is an advocate of Black Liberation Theology which is racist Marxism masquarading as Christianity. Black theology refuses to accept a God who is not identified totally with the goals of the black community. If God is not for us and against white people, then he is a murderer, and we had better kill him. The task of black theology is to kill gods who do not belong to the black community, Black theology will accept only the love of God which participates in the destruction of the white enemy. What we need is the divine love as expressed in Black Power, which is the power of black people to destroy their oppressors here and now by any means at their disposal. Unless God is participating in this holy activity, we must reject his love.

  • Bert

    As usual the cowardly inept American Jewish leadership is missing in action. They should be confronting Obama with the criminality of his closest supporters including his 'religious' adviser Jeremiah Wright. It is the enemies of America and Israel that are bold and fearless. It is the Jewish leadership that cringes in fear and is sunk in cowardly denial.
    This is how the Jews always bring down attacks upon themselves.

  • Ghostwriter

    I'd like to ask those like Schlomotion a question. When was the last time you ever heard of anyone in Israel wanting to kill Americans? At this point,zero. The Palestinians on the other hand,have often screamed "Death to America" because that's who they are.

  • Ghostwriter

    And also,I wish Rev. Wright would return to the ooze from which he was spawned from.

  • pyeatte

    Given your words about Israel, Mr. Wright, your existence is a sin and a crime against humanity.

  • Looking4Sanity

    I was sincerely hoping that we had heard the last from the walking colostomy bag formerly known as "the oh so reverend" Wright. Alas, it was too much to hope for.

  • neils60

    Two matters of interest here. First, regarding the US refusing to call Jerusalem, Israel's capitol. To make matters worse, the president's national security advisor, John Brennan, refuses to call Jerusalem anything but "al Quds". Just listen to his speeches. Of course, no correction from anyone in the administration. And, regarding Wright, the quote in the article regarding "them Jews". It was sanitized, a few hours after he expressed his standard and expected anti-Jewish sentiments, by stating that he meant to say, "them Zionists", as if that made his statement, and him, any less disgusting and repugnant to most Americans.

  • Stan

    The chances of Rev. Wright , Louis Farakkhan, Bill Ayers & Jessie Jackson NOT communicating in any way with Obama is the same chances of winning a Mega Millions Lottery.
    It's easy to know how Obama Thinks:
    If he is silent then things are going the way he wants it> OWS> Global March To Jerusalem etc.
    If he speaks then he lets you know it is not going according to his plan: Trayvon Martin (though he is silent in relation to the black Panthers involvement, Civil Disobediance & putting a prize of $10,000 on Zimmermans head>> Professor Gates incident.

  • Stan

    Obama says he is Christian but if you pay careful attention all the European countries are the same, with Russia & Iran he is submissive to because he respects their power & Xtremely close to the Muslim Brotherhood & most of the Islamic countries in the Mideast, obviously not Isreal. So, all of his friends I believe synchronize.