Obama is anti-Israel and anti-Jewish. Both his father and step-father were Muslim. In four years since Obama has been president, he never visited Israel. However, in those same years he made trips to Indonesia, Afghanistan,Turkey, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. He hired Valerie Jarrett whose father hated living on the US so he moved to Iran, where Valerie was born. He hired Cass Sunstein who is married to Samantha Power. Samantha Power does not believe that Israel has a right as a legitimate and sovereign nation to defend her citizens against katyusha rockets that are being launched over an international border into Israel’s sovereign land. Cass Sunstein is a radical Harvard law professor and supporter of the Fairness Doctrine for the Internet who believes that there should be censorship on the internet if it has no value to the government. I can go on and on about Obama. Forget about his bowing to Mideast dictators. American presidents don’t bow to other heads of state. Forget about his apologies to Europe about America’s largesse. Forget about how the first speech he gave was to Muslims. Yet Jews think he is wonderful. Any Jew, American or Israeli, who supports Obama, should be kicked around the block. The stupidity and ignorance of such support is akin to the rabid love Germans had for Hitler, which was all based on Hitler’s charisma. No one ever looked at Hitler’s choices or his soul. Jews need to wake up because Obama is going to lead Israel to her slaughter.
Welles Remy Crowther, age 24.
Place killed: World Trade Center.
Resident of Upper Nyack, New York.
Welles Remy Crowther was an equities trader on the South Tower’s 104th floor, who helped dozens of people to safety on September 11.
His body was found in March, 2002, alongside several firefighters and emergency workers bunched in a command post in the South Tower lobby.
I am honored to have the opportunity to post a tribute to Welles Remy Crowther, in memory of the ten year anniversary of the unprovoked attack on the United States by Muslim terrorists.
Welles Remy Crowther was born the oldest of three children, displaying his fearlessness, spirit and selflessness early and often growing up in the New York’s northern suburbs, his parents say.
He doted on his two younger sisters, Paige and Honor, and followed his father Jefferson’s lead, always carrying a bandanna in his back pocket (Welles preferred red, his father blue) and joining him as a volunteer firefighter as a teenager.
In high school, he was the type of kid who would selflessly feed the puck to the hockey team’s lowest-scoring player, hoping to give his teammate his first goal.
To his friends, he was the guy who would always listen and lend a hand.
Rain or shine, as a child, he would find something to do with his younger sisters, whether it was practicing lacrosse moves or having pillow fights in the hallway of their home.
At the age of 16, after years of helping his dad clean his village’s fire trucks, he became a junior volunteer firefighter. Two years later, he earned his certification.
A stellar student and lacrosse player at Boston College, Crowther joined Sandler O’Neil and Partners after graduation, settling into his office on the South Tower’s 104th floor.
While he loved his job, Welles told his dad that he really wanted to join the FDNY — or possibly the CIA or FBI — so he wouldn’t be stuck behind a desk and would be able to help others.
But that’s where he was on the morning of September 11th. Behind his desk.
He made one final call to his mom, Alison, from his office at 9:12 a.m., minutes after his tower was struck, leaving a brief, calm message saying, “Mom, this is Welles. I want you to know that I’m OK.”
That call was all the Crowthers knew about their son’s final moments until police knocked on their door in March, 2002, six months after the devastating attack on the United States.
Alison Crowther said the New York medical examiner’s office told them Welles’ body had been found intact, with no signs of burns, alongside firefighters and emergency workers then running a command center in the South Tower’s lobby.
Welles Remy Crowther was a hero on September 11. One of his greatest ambitions in life was to help others.
To help others. How many people do you know whose singular ambition in life is to Help Others?
Welles Crowther trained to be a volunteer fireman and his personality and character and spirit drove him to elevate and soar above the rest of us; he helped others escape the burning, twisted metal so that they could live, while he in turn, risked his own life so that others could survive. Welles Crowther spent his final moments, not thinking of his own safety, but helping others. He was truly a remarkable man.
Ling Young is one of the people Welles saved. She sat bloody and petrified with some others in the World Trade Center — the lights out, smoke engulfing the room and pain searing through their bodies. There was no escape from where they were in the South Tower, in pieces after being hit by United Airlines Flight 175 as far as they could tell.
Then out of nowhere, a young man burst in and took control – with a red bandanna on his face. In a strong voice, he directed them to the stairway — which was veiled by darkness, wreckage and haze — telling the injured to get out and the healthy to help them down.
“I see this incredible hero, running back and forth and saving the day,” recalled Judy Wein. “In his mind, he had a duty to do — to save people.”
“He’s definitely my guardian angel — no ifs, ands or buts — because without him, we would be sitting there, waiting [until] the building came down,” echoes Ling Young.
Wein and Young were separated by a few minutes and a few floors that day, but they share a similar story and a single hero: Welles Crowther.
Judy Wein remembers his penetrtaing eyes, firm voice and the red bandanna he wore over his nose and mouth — but didn’t know his name.
His name was Welles Crowther.
“If he hadn’t come back, I wouldn’t have made it,” said Wein. “People can live 100 years and not have the compassion, the wherewithal to do what he did.”
Welles’ father, Mr. Jefferson Crowther, wrote the following about his late son:
He was courageous and strong and selfless on that terrible morning. He faced the devil head on three times to help the victims down from the 78th floor skylobby of Tower 2, and when he got to the lobby he stayed to assist in the orderly evacuation. His body was found on March 19, 2002 with the Firefighters of Ladder 4 FDNY. He too was a firefighter, a volunteer with Empire Hook & Ladder Company #1 in Upper Nyack, NY. His mother, Alison, and I with his two younger sisters are incredibly proud of his actions that morning, and we hope it inspires other young people to become involved as volunteers, either as firefighters, ambulance corps personnel, or in any capacity that your community needs. For that is the true strength of the United States of America. Thank you, and may God bless all of you.— Jefferson Crowther, father of the late Welles Remy Crowther.
Welles gave his life for people he did not even know. His mother, Alison Crowther, said:
I think he was blessed by God, and I think he was surrounded by a protection from God to be able to do what he did that day, and I think that that is — maybe all we can ask of life, is that we live our lives as fully and as beautifully and as completely and as spiritually whole as what Welles did, as he did.
Paige Hope Crowther, Welles younger sister, wrote the following on the 9-11 Heroes site:
Welles was my older brother, my protector. He was an amazing young man and, although our loss was great, I find solace in knowing that in his last moments, he took on the role of being the protector of so many others. He was truly a guardian angel that day, and still is today. He is with me always, and I will forever feel his presence. He is in my thoughts, dreams and prayers everyday and if we pass his heroic story on, in this way, he will live forever.
Jeff Crowther hopes his son’s story will inspire people to become a volunteer firefighter, to give money to the homeless every day like Welles did, to set goals and follow through.
“If Welles’ story helps people to think of others then God bless them, God bless him,” said his father. “He didn’t live long enough to be head of a corporation or do good works or endow a museum. But what he did on September 11, that’s his legacy.”
The Crowthers have established a trust fund that will fuel awards given to high school students who exemplify the type of person their son was, as well as so many others who lost their lives that day.
“Yes, we mourn their loss, but if we only think about what we lost and not what we’ve had, we’ll just die,” Alison said. “So we have to live in the beauty of what their lives were — and who they were as human beings because that’s what we celebrate and that’s what we fill our lives with.”
Tax-deductible contributions in memory of Welles Crowther can be sent to:
The Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust
P.O. Box 780
Nyack, NY 10960
Details can be had from the trust at 106 Birchwood Avenue, Upper Nyack, NY 10960.
Read Boston College’s tribute to Welles Crowther, here.
On September 23, 2006 the second annual Welles Remy Crowther Red Bandana Run, a 5K road race, will be held as an annual tribute to Welles Crowther. The race is co-sponsored by the Boston College Volunteer and Service Learning Center and the Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust. The day is designed to bring all levels of runners (and walkers!) together to have fun and raise funds for the Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust. For more information on the race, click here.
Read Winds Of Change’s painful account of what happened on that dreadful day, including a mention of TigerHawk’s post to his cousin, here.
You can leave a message of your own to Welles Remy Crowther, here.
You can view the entire list of contributors to the 2,996 Project here.
Welles Remy Crowther, you are an inspiration to all of us to achieve greatness, to be like an angel unto others, to love others as you love yourself.
“A person can only love according to the degree he knows the object of his love. If he knows a little, he can love a little. And if he knows a lot, he can love a lot.” (Laws of Teshuva 10:6).
Welles Crowther’s acts of herosim elevated deeds of loving kindness to the highest possible ranking among soul-traits. Only some problems have solutions, but all are alleviated by the loving response of those around us.
Here are two more links about Welles Remy Crowther; Fox News has devoted a column to him here, and September11Quilts displays a quilt his grandmother, Jane Ernst Remy, made in Welles’ memory, here.
In a move that could destabilize Beirut’s financial position, a US pressure group urged international financial firms on Tuesday to ditch Lebanese debt and securities, saying that Hezbollah is using Lebanon’s banks in a large scale money-laundering scheme that is also helping Iran evade banking sanctions.
New York-based United Against a Nuclear Iran (UANI) made public the results of a three-month, confidential investigation into the influence of Iran and Hezbollah on Lebanon’s banking system and its sovereign bond market. The group says Lebanon’s financial system – including Banque du Liban, the country’s central bank – is being used to funnel massive amounts of illicit cash from Hezbollah and its state sponsor, Iran.
Lebanon’s banks then use the laundered money to buy Lebanese sovereign debt, which has the effect of making the country appear far more financially stable than it actually is, UANI claims.
Dear loyal readers, just want you to know that I am still battling Jew-hatred and Israel-bashers, but in another capacity. Life is very interesting and sometimes strange, and often-times, inexplicable. Just be assured that my presence online, fighting Islamism and Palestinianism, is as active as ever; it’s just in another venue/capacity for the time being.
Dear President Obama:
I am writing today with a somewhat unusual request. First and foremost, I will be asking that you return America to its August 20th, 1959 borders so that Hawaii is no longer a state and you are no longer a citizen.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Jordan can’t deal with the fact that the land that they call Palestine is formerly a part of Jordan. Israel won that land in a defensive war in 1967. The official Israeli position needs to be restated. Israel should again and again in every medium possible state that an Arab Palestinian state already exists, that it comprises 90% of the former British mandate and that those who have a quarrel with that proposition address themselves to the King of Jordan who is now sitting on most of the Palestinian mandate formerly controlled by the British. Via Jordan Times-AP-Ha’aretz:
Jordan has condemned remarks by a UN official saying Palestinian refugees must not be deluded about their right to return and that Arab countries must resettle them. Wajih Azaizeh, who directs Jordan’s Palestinian Affairs Department, on Thursday called remarks by Andrew Whitley, the N.Y. director of UNRWA, the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees, “irresponsible.”
Speaking at a National Council for U.S.-Arab Relations conference last week, Whitley said: “If one doesn’t start a discussion soon with the refugees for them to consider what their own future might be – for them to start debating their own role in the societies where they are rather than being left in a state of limbo where they are helpless, but preserve rather the cruel illusions that perhaps they will return one day to their homes – then we are storing up trouble for ourselves.”
“We recognize, as I think most do, although it’s not a position that we publicly articulate, that the right of return is unlikely to be exercised to the territory of Israel to any significant or meaningful extent,” he said, adding that “It’s not a politically palatable issue, it’s not one that UNRWA publicly advocates, but nevertheless it’s a known contour to the issue.”
With typical Muslim hubris, the Three NO(s) resolution, also known as the Khartoum Resolution of 1967, was a result of a conference with heads of state from eight Arab countries in Khartoum, Sudan on August 29 to September 1, 1967.
The meeting formulated the Arab consensus that despite the fact that Israel has consistently reached out for peaceful coexistence with its neighbors, the Arabian nation would not do the same.
The resolution adopted September 1, 1967 called for the continued struggle against Israel, the creation of a fund to assist the economics of Egypt and Jordan, the lifting of an Arab oil boycott against the West and a new agreement to end the war in Yemen.
The best remembered action at Khartoum, however, was the adoption of the dictum of “Three NOs” with respect to Israel:
NO peace with Israel
NO recognition of Israel
NO negotiations with Israel
For the text of the Resolution, see this, specifically paragraph #3.
The number of Muslims in Canada has grown exponentially, while the size of the Jewish community has remained more or less stable. There are now 780,000 Muslims in the country, representing 2.5 percent of the total population, while the 373,000 Jews account for about 1 percent.
The Muslims have understood that the Jewish community has organized itself effectively. Thus, for the most part, they have copied the Jewish approach to the letter. There are three prominent national Muslim advocacy organizations: the Canadian Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN), the Canadian Islamic Congress (CIC), and the Canadian Arab Federation (CAF), which incorporates both Muslim and Christian Arabs. The leadership cadre of all three organizations has become increasingly extreme in recent years.
On a national level there is no dialogue between Jews and Muslims comparable to the longstanding – and highly effective – Canadian Council of Christian and Jews, which is now called the Canadian Centre for Diversity. At a local level there are some contacts. Muslim and Jewish communities have parallel institutes that work together in trying to persuade the government of the Province of Ontario to end faith-based discrimination in school funding.
One recent incident of anti-Jewish arson and violence was, with certainty, perpetrated by a Muslim. The coordinated global effort to delegitimize the state of Israel – based on its spurious comparison with apartheid South Africa – originated in 2005 with the Arab Students’ Collective at the University of Toronto. Anti-Zionist rallies at Canadian universities involving Muslims, Arabs, and leftists have turned violent and threatened the personal security of Jewish students.
The Turkish IHH, which plays a central role in organizing the Gaza flotilla, is a humanitarian relief fund with a radical Islamic, anti-Western orientation. Besides legitimate philanthropic activities, it supports radical Islamic networks including Hamas, and at least in the past, even global jihad elements.
IHH was outlawed by Defense Minister Ehud Barak in 2008 because of its role in Hamas’ global fund-raising.
As part of its connections with the global jihad, IHH supported jihadist terrorist networks in Bosnia, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Chechnya. This was manifested by logistic support for the transfer of weapons and money.
In 2006 the Danish Institute for International Studies reported that in the past IHH had connections with al-Qaeda and global jihad operatives. According to the study, Turkish authorities received information in December 1997 that senior IHH figures had purchased automatic weapons from radical Islamic organizations.
The office of the organization in Istanbul was raided and activists were arrested. During the raid, Turkish security forces found weapons, explosives, instructions for making IEDs and a flag with a jihad message.
IHH purchased three of the nine ships in the flotilla – a passenger ship and two cargo ships.
On May 21, Muhammad Kaya, head of IHH office in Gaza, said there was a plan to send flotillas to Gaza every month.
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When Obama died, George Washington met him at the Pearly Gates. He slapped him across the face and yelled, “How dare you try to destroy the Nation I helped conceive?
“Patrick Henry approached, punched him in the nose and shouted, “You wanted to end our liberties but you failed.”
James Madison followed, kicked him in the groin and said, “This is
why I allowed our government to provide for the common defense!”
Thomas Jefferson was next, beat Obama with a long cane and snarled, “It was evil men like you who inspired me to write the Declaration of Independence .”
The beatings and thrashings continued as George Mason, James Monroe and 66 other early Americans unleashed their anger on the radical, socialist, leader.
As Obama lay bleeding and in pain, an Angel appeared. Obama wept
and said, “This is not what you promised me.”
The Angel replied, “I told you there would be 72 VIRGINIANS waiting
for you in Heaven. What did you think I said? You really need to
listen when someone is trying to tell you something!”