Obama Against the Will of His Predecessors

A Jewish National Home in All of Palestine

Eli E. Hertz , MYTHS AND FACTS

Before the Zionist movement assumed concrete form, among the first to express approval of the return of the Jews to Palestine was John Adams, the second President of the United States (1797-1801) who wrote to Major Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American Zionist, as follows:

    “I really wish the Jews again in Judea, an independent nation; as I believe, the most enlightened men of it have participated in the amelioration of the philosophy of the ages; once restored to an independent government, and no longer persecuted, they would soon wear a way some of the asperities and peculiarities of their character. I wish your nation may be admitted to all the privileges of citizens in every part of the world. This country (America) has done much; I wish it may do more and annul every narrow idea in religion, government, and commerce.” (1819).


President Woodrow Wilson (the twenty-eighth President, 1913-1921) was the first American president to support modern Zionism and Britain’s efforts for the creation of a National Home for the Jewish people in Palestine (the text of the Balfour Declaration had been submitted to President Wilson and had been approved by him before its publication).

President Wilson expressed his deep belief in the eventuality of the creation of a Jewish State:

    “I welcome an opportunity to express the satisfaction I have felt in the progress of the Zionist movement in the United States, and in the allied countries, since the declaration of Mr. Balfour” (August 31, 1918).

    “I am persuaded that the Allied nations, with the fullest concurrence of our own government and people, are agreed that in Palestine shall be laid the foundation of a Jewish Commonwealth.” (March 3, 1919).

President Warren G. Harding (the twenty-ninth President, 1921-1923) expressed support for a Jewish home in Palestine:

    “It is impossible for one who has studied at all the service of the Hebrew people to avoid the faith that they will one day be restored to their historic national home and there enter on a new and yet greater phase of their contribution to the advance of humanity.” (June 1, 1921

    “I am very glad to express my approval and hearty sympathy for the effort of the Palestine Foundation fund in behalf of the restoration of Palestine as a homeland for the Jewish people. I have always viewed with an interest, witch I think is quite as much practical as sentimental, the proposal for the rehabilitation of Palestine and the restoration of a real Jewish nationality, and I hope the efforts now being carried on in this and other countries in this behalf may meet the fullest measure of success.” (May 11, 1922).).

On June 30, 1922, a joint resolution of both Houses of Congress of the United States unanimously endorsed the “establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people,” confirming the irrevocable right of Jews to settle in the area of Palestine – anywhere between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea:

    “Favoring the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.

    “Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the United States of America favors the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which should prejudice the civil and religious rights of Christian and all other non-­Jewish communities in Palestine, and that the holy places and religious buildings and sites in Palestine shall be adequately protected.” [italics in the original]

    President Warren G. Harding signed the Lodge-Fish joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine (September 21, 1922). Writing to the Zionist Organization of America Harding stated:

    “A long-time interest, both sentimental and practical, in the Zionist movement causes me to wish that I might meet the members of the organization and express the esteem which I feel in behalf of the great movement.” (June 25, 1922).

President Herbert Hoover (the thirty-first President, 1929-1933) stated:

    “On the occasion of your celebration of the 15th Anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which received the unanimous approval of both Houses of Congress by the adoption of the Lodge-Fish Resolution in 1922, I wish to express the hope that the ideal of the establishment of the National Jewish Home in Palestine, as embodied in that Declaration, will continue to prosper for the good of all the people inhabiting the Holy Land.” (October 29, 1932).

A Convention between the United States and Great Britain:

    The U.S. (Not a member of the League of Nations) Government maintained that her participation in WWI and her contribution to the defeat of Germany and the defeat of her Allies, entitled the United States to be consulted as to the terms of the “Mandate for Palestine.”

The outcome of this request was a Convention [Treaty] between the United States of America and Great Britain with respect to the rights of the two governments and their nationals in Palestine. The Convention which contains the entire text of the “Mandate for Palestine” including the preamble – “word for word” was concluded and signed by their respective plenipotentiaries in London on December 3, 1924; Ratification advised by the Senate, February 20, 1925; Ratified by President Calvin Coolidge, March 2, 1925; Ratified by Great Britain, March 18, 1925; Ratifications exchanged at London, December 3, 1925; Proclaimed, December 5, 1925.
The United States of America upon ratifying the said Convention formally recognized the historical connection of the Jewish people with Palestine and to the grounds for reconstituting their national home in that country.

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  1. This is sophistry of the lowest order.

    A Tale of XXX Grammar

    On his 74th birthday, a man in Colorado received a gift certificate from his wife. The certificate paid for a visit to a medicine man living on a nearby reservation. The medicine man was rumored to have a wonderful cure for erectile dysfunction.

    After being persuaded, he drove to the reservation, handed his ticket to the medicine man, all the time wondering what was to come.

    The old medicine man slowly and methodically produced a potion, which he handed to the 74 year-old. Gripping his shoulder, the medicine man warned, “This is powerful medicine and it must be respected. You take only a teaspoonful and then say ‘1-2-3’. When you do that, you will become manlier than you have ever been in your life and you will be able to perform as long as you want.”

    0K – The old man was encouraged. As he walked away, he turned and asked, “How do I stop the medicine from working?”

    “Your partner must say ‘1-2-3-4,'” the medicine man responded.

    “When she does that, the medicine will not work again until the next full moon.”

    The old man was very eager to see if the potion worked, so he went home, showered, shaved, took a spoonful of the medicine, and then invited his wife to join him in the bedroom.

    When she came in, he took off his clothes and said, “1-2-3!” Immediately, he was the manliest of men.
    His wife was excited and began throwing off her clothes. And then she asked, “What was the 1-2-3 for?”

    And that, boys and girls, is why we should never end our sentences with a preposition – or one will end up with a dangling participle!

    This sort of ribald humor is something up with which I will not put.

  2. self masturbation

    As opposed to group masturbation?

    many world leaders in America and Europe( dare I say Christian world leaders) supported the Zionist idea as a means to rid themselves of

    their unwanted and in some cases hated Jews.

    I can think of a few Jews of whom I would love to rid myself of…

    (Paul McCartney/Live And Let Die: “This world in which we live in…”)

    Dangling participles are the liberal Jews of grammar.

    How many treaties were broken with the Indians?

    This is sophistry of the lowest order.

    If you have ever seen the documentary “Blazing Saddles”, you know that the Indians received those neat paddles with the rubber band and the little red ball.

  3. many world leaders in America and Europe( dare I say Christian world leaders) supported the Zionist idea as a means to rid themselves of

    their unwanted and in some cases hated Jews.

    Insofar as citing litany’s of those favoring the Zionist cause Pls spare us the intellectual self masturbation. It won’t mean squat as it

    relates to us in realpolitik.

    Anyone who believes or trusts American governments signed, ratified treaties and commitments is a fool even a dangerous fool.

    There are approximately 4,000 treaties between the United States and Native American Tribes (Handbook on Federal Indian Law, Cohen).

    According to the official position of the US Government; “The United States has violated every single treaty it has signed with Indians, one more won’t matter” – Judge Fish; US District Court – Northern District of Texas & US Code Title 25 & Indian Reorganization Act’s

    How many treaties were broken with the Indians?

    Every. single. one.

  4. His predecessor is the devil

    Expect a visit from Satan’s process server.

    You will be needing a good libel lawyer.

  5. Obama Against the Will of His Predecessors

    As a self-identified transformational figure, Obama inherently disregards precedent.

    He believes that his predecessors were fascistic barbarians, each of whom lacked his keen insight into the human condition.

    They oppressed the working class at home, and imposed hegemony upon indigenous peoples worldwide.

    Obama is attempting to rectify all that.

    A vital part of that rectification process involves dismantling Pax Americana, a process which begins by destroying America’s Zionist colonial outpost.

    Leftists have long declared their intentions to neuter America, but this is the first time that one of their own has occupied the Oval Office.