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Wright WAS quoting someone else: a well-known Israel-hater

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Submitted by Natan Ostrich (United States), Mar 28, 2008 at 01:21

Wright's sermon (http://essence.typepad.com/news/2008/03/listen-to-rev-j.html) is pure antisemitism.

In it, he blamed 9/11 on US support of Israel. The title was "The Day of Jerusalem's Fall." Wright compared the WTC towers and the Pentagon to the biblical "towers" of Jerusalem (symbols of wealth, power). He said the ancient Hebrews wanted revenge, war and to kill innocent babies (he later returns to the "babies" in regards to Khaddafi).

Then he moved to Ambassador Edward Peck (he worked under Pres. Carter). It was Peck's colleague at CNI, Paul Findley, who received the Malcolm X Human Rights Award in 2000. Both met with Nasrallah in 2006Peck's as anti-Israel as they get (see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=audZ4wv-yRg and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dTiM68t7PA). A year later, Wright was much more direct about Israel (http://youtube.com/watch?v=FnI431s1r6s) and also in 2005 (http://www.tucc.org/pdf/jan2005trumpet_wright-article.pdf).

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