ZOA Disappointed: U.S. Senators Levin & Stabenow Attended NAACP Address By Anti-American, Anti-White, Anti-Israel Rev. Wright
April 30, 2008

Their attendance gave honor to America-basher



The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has expressed disappointment with Senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) for attending the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)’s 53rd Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner on April 27 in Detroit at which the keynote speaker was Chicago’s Trinity United Church’s Pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Rev. Wright was Senator Barack Obama’s pastor for 20 years, and has a record of virulently anti-American, anti-white, and anti-Israel statements.  The attendance of two prominent U.S. senators gives enormous credibility, dignity and honor to a relentless America-basher and bigot. Rev. Wright has claimed that the U.S. government has attempted to murder African-Americans with the AIDS virus, that America is the US of KKK A” and declared in a sermon “God Damn America.”  Rev. Wright has also called for divestment from Israel and said that Israel is a “dirty word.” Rev. Wright’s church magazine has published a manifesto from the Palestinian terror group Hamas and also honored with its 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award Nation of Islam black supremacist and outspoken anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan. Farrakhan has said that “Judaism is a gutter religion,” that “Hitler was a very great man” and that “white people are potential humans, they haven’t evolved yet.”


Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain (R-AZ), who previously avoided the Rev. Wright issue, has condemned Rev. Wright for “comparing the United States Marine Corps with Roman legionnaires who were responsible for the death of our Savior, I mean being involved in that” and for “saying that Al Qaeda and the American flag were the same flags. So I can understand, I can understand why people are upset about this … I can understand why Americans, when viewing these kinds of comments, are angry and upset” (Michael Cooper, ‘McCain Criticizes Remarks by Obama’s Former Pastor,’ New York Times, April 29, 2008).


Rev. Wright’s past statements and record include the following:


·        “… last year’s conference in Africa on racism, which the United States would not participate in because somebody dared to point out the racism which still supports both here and in Israel. I said that dirty word again. Every time you say Israel, Negroes get awfully quiet on you, ‘because they’re scared, don’t be scared. You don’t see the connection between 9/11/01 and the Israeli/Palestinian? Something wrong – want to buy my glasses?” (Fox News, viewable at ‘Barack Obama’s Mentor, Jeremiah Wright – Anti Israel Sermon,’ Youtube, March 24, 2008).

·        “And they will not only attack you if you try to point out what’s going on in white America, the U.S. of KKK A” (Mark Finkelstein, ‘Obama’s Spiritual Guide: ‘God Damn America,’ Newsbusters, March 13, 2008).

·        “The government gives them drugs, builds bigger prisons, passes a three-strike law and then wants us to sing, ‘God bless America? No, no, no, God damn America that’s in the bible for killing innocent people, God damn America for treating its citizens as less than human” (2003 sermon, quoted in Brian Ross & Rehab El-Buri, ‘Obama’s pastor: God damn America, U.S. to blame for 9/11,’ abcnews.go.com, March 13, 2008; viewable at ‘Barack Obama Pastor Jeremiah Wright NEW TAPES!!!!,‘ Youtube, March 15, 2008).

·        “We have supported state terrorism against the Palestinians and black South Africans, and now we are indignant that the stuff we have done is now brought back into our front yards. America‘s chickens are coming home to roost” (2003 sermon, quoted in Brian Ross & Rehab El-Buri, ‘Obama’s pastor: God damn America, U.S. to blame for 9/11,’ abcnews.go.com, March 13, 2008).

·        America is still the No. 1 killer in the world. . . . We are deeply involved in the importing of drugs, the exporting of guns, and the training of professional killers . . . We bombed Cambodia, Iraq and Nicaragua, killing women and children while trying to get public opinion turned against Castro and Ghadhafi . . . We put [Nelson] Mandela in prison and supported apartheid the whole 27 years he was there. We believe in white supremacy and black inferiority and believe it more than we believe in God.” (Howard University address, quoted in Ronald Kessler, ‘Obama and the Minister,’ Wall Street Journal, March 14, 2008).

·        “Racism is alive and well. Racism is how this country was founded and how this country is still run” (Howard University address, quoted in Ronald Kessler, ‘Obama Minister’s Hatred of America, ‘Newsmax.com, March 14, 2008).

·        “We supported Zionism shamelessly while ignoring the Palestinians and branding anybody who spoke out against it as being anti-Semitic. . . . We care nothing about human life if the end justifies the means. . . .” (Quoted in Ronald Kessler, ‘Obama and the Minister,’ Wall Street Journal, March 14, 2008).

·        “We started the AIDS virus . . . We are only able to maintain our level of living by making sure that Third World people live in grinding poverty. . . .” (Quoted in Ronald Kessler, ‘Obama and the Minister,’ Wall Street Journal, March 14, 2008).

·        “The Israelis have illegally occupied Palestinian territories for almost 40 years now. It took a divestment campaign to wake the business community up concerning the South Africa issue. Divestment has now hit the table again as a strategy to wake the business community up and to wake Americans up concerning the injustice and the racism under which the Palestinians have lived because of Zionism” (Quoted in Jim Davis, ‘Obama’s Church: Cauldron of Division,’ Newsmax.com, August 9, 2007).

·        Wright’s church website: “Our racist competitive society” ; disavows the pursuit of “middleclassness,” defined as a trap designed by America to “snare” blacks  rather than “killing them off”  or “placing them in concentration camps.”

·        On black supremacist anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan, upon whom Wright’s Trinity Church conferred in 2007 a Lifetime Achievement Award, Wright said in the church’s magazine, Trumpet: “His depth on analysis [sic] when it comes to the racial ills of this nation is astounding and eye-opening … He brings a perspective that is helpful and honest” (Quoted in Ronald Kessler, ‘Obama and the Minister,’ Wall Street Journal, March 14, 2008).

·        Rev. Wright’s church also posted a manifesto from the Islamist terror organization, Hamas, which calls in its Charter for the destruction of Israel (Article 15) and the murder of Jews (Article 7). Obscenely, the Hamas manifesto, which defended terrorism as a form of legitimate resistance, refused to recognize the right of Israel to exist, and compared the terror group’s official charter to America‘s Declaration of Independence.

·        [Paraphrasing the alleged beliefs of white Americans] “We believe God sanctioned the rape and robbery of an entire continent, we believe God ordained African slavery, we believe God makes Europeans superior to Africans and superior to everyone else” (‘Barack Obama Pastor Jeremiah Wright NEW TAPES!!!!,‘ Youtube, March 15, 2008).

·        “When [Obama’s] enemies find out that in 1984 I went to Tripoli” to visit Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, “a lot of his Jewish support will dry up quicker than a snowball in hell” (Quoted in Ronald Kessler, ‘Obama Attended Hate America Sermon,’ Newsmax.com, March 16, 2008). [Visiting Libya in 1984 was illegal under U.S. law].


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