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Jihad came to West Orange, NJ.
The man accused of gunning down a Livingston teenager in his car earlier this summer told investigators the murder was an act of retribution for U.S. military action against Muslims in the Middle East.
According to court documents filed Wednesday in Washington state, where he is accused of killing three other men, Ali Muhammad Brown said he considered it his mission to murder 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin as an act of "vengeance" for innocent lives lost in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Iran.
"All these lives are taken every single day by America, by this government. So a life for a life," he told detectives, according to the documents.
Brown, 29, also confessed to killing the other men, all of whom, like Tevlin, were shot multiple times in isolated areas late at night. He described the murder as a "just kill" — carried out against an adult male who was not in the company of any women, children or elderly persons, court papers said.
Prosecutors say Brown is a devout Muslim who had become angered by U.S. military intervention in the Islamic world, which he referred to as "evil."
The politically correct prosecutors office insisted on labeling Tevlin's murder as a "robbery gone bad." We now know that to be a lie. This young man's reputation was smeared to avoid offending Muslims.
But there's no escaping the truth. "A devout Muslim" followed his religion. He stalked innocent victims, and slaughtered them for Allah. Brendan Tevlin is dead, and we as a country still aren't willing to admit that the problem isn't "terrorism," or "extremism," or "poverty," or "occupation," or any of the thousand other excuses the apologists make in the name of moral relativism.
The problem is Islam. It is not a religion of peace. It is an ideology of violence. Beheadings. Honor killings. Jihad.
The plight of Iraqi Christians is instructive, and foreboding.
Because, Pope Benedict was right.
And, for those of you who prefer to get your news from the entertainment side of the aisle, allow me to agree (just this once) with Bill Maher.
Isis- "one of thousands of Islamic militant groups" (NYTimes) beheads another. But by all means lets keep pretending all religions are alike— Bill Maher (@billmaher) August 20, 2014
Like I said earlier this week,
Mister we could use a man like Stephen Decatur again.
The news out of Iraq gets worse every day.
I could blame Barack Obama, but he only did what he promised he'd do. He pulled us out, with predictable consequences for sure, but it's what a majority of (poorly informed) Americans wanted at the time.
And now his late-to-the-party half-hearted airstrikes on ISIS aren't the actions of a serious wartime president. They're CWA moves, so he can say "he tried."
No, America, and Western Civilization, have to wait until January 2017, when hopefully we have the good sense to inaugurate a president who takes the Islamist threat seriously.
Because make no mistake, the Islamists are deadly serious. And if we don't start killing them, killing a lot of them, Real Soon, they're gonna have a field day killing lots and lots and lots of Americans.
When The Pope is the guy calling for war, you'd best believe we're well and truly in dangerous territory.
I don't know who our next president should be. But I do know that whoever it is, he (or she) must single-mindedly focus on one goal — complete and utter destruction of the Islamic Caliphate.
Remember how Stephen Decatur crushed the Barbary Pirates?
Yeah, like that. That's what we need to do. I pray we're not
Mohammed's marauders in Iraq found some new toys at Mosul University. Because why should Iran have all the fun?
Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to "stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad."
Nearly 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of uranium compounds were kept at Mosul University, Iraq's U.N. Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in the July 8 letter obtained by Reuters on Wednesday.
"Terrorist groups have seized control of nuclear material at the sites that came out of the control of the state," Alhakim wrote, adding that such materials "can be used in manufacturing weapons of mass destruction."
"These nuclear materials, despite the limited amounts mentioned, can enable terrorist groups, with the availability of the required expertise, to use it separate or in combination with other materials in its terrorist acts,T said Alhakim.
He warned that they could also be smuggled out of Iraq.
Ten bucks says they're already on their way to Mexico. Who's gonna stop ISIS from bringing a dirty bomb across the border? President Pool Shark?
It's time to restock the fallout shelter kids.
What was that line about history repeating itself, the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce?
When you're dying of radiation poisoning, be sure to thank an Obama voter.
I knew reports of her freedom were too good to be true.
There's no way these seventh-century savages would really let a Christian woman escape the clutches of their pedophile prophet.
Because Islam means "submission." And if you don't submit, you die.
A Sudanese woman freed from death row on Monday has been detained with her family at Khartoum airport, sources have told the BBC.
Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to hang in May for renouncing Islam, sparking widespread outrage at home and abroad.
About 40 security agents detained Mrs Ibrahim - along with her husband, Daniel Wani and two children - at the airport, the sources said.
On Monday, Mr Wani said the family intended to leave for the US.
Mrs Ibrahim was released from prison after an appeal court annulled the death sentence imposed on her.
She was arrested in February, and gave birth to a daughter in prison not long after being sentenced.
The family has been taken to the headquarters of one of Sudan's security agencies, the sources said.
This time, they're not letting her go.
Other reports indicate that she was arrested by "national security officials" because of "national security concerns," and she is beyond the reach of any civilian court.
The Religion Of Peace™.
Pray for Miriam Ibrahim. Pray for her husband Daniel. Pray for her two
children. Pray that your faith is as strong as hers.
Because suicide bombers are just like the Founding Fathers, or something.
For the second year in a row, Palestinians gathered at City Hall in Paterson on Sunday to raise their flag, another small step in their long and relentless drive for statehood.
The Palestinian national anthem played and a crowd of about 200 cheered as Mayor Jeffery Jones hoisted the red, black, white and green flag. A local tradition had been born with the second annual flag-raising, but there remains a difficult road to Palestinian statehood after peace talks with Israel broke down last month.
The Palestinian death cult has a national anthem? No doubt performed by synchronized AK-47s, and ending with a bus bombing.
"We can assure you we will not get tired," said Somaia Barghougt, Palestine's senior adviser to the United Nations, "until Palestine is a free, independent and democratic state."
Yup, you guys will never get tired of killing Jews. It's who you are. It's what you do.
The flag-raising was sponsored by the Paterson-based Arab American Civic Organization and coincided with Nakba Day, which Palestinians observe each May 15. Nakba in Arabic means "catastrophe," and refers to the displacement of 700,000 Palestinians after Arabic forces from Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia attacked Israel after the Jewish state declared its independence in mid-May 1948.
Some revisionist history they've got there. The "catastrophe" is that they lost the war, when their Arab brothers assured them they'd be victorious, and told the poor, misunderstood Palestinians to get out of the way of their advancing armies.
Sucks to be them, but that's not Israel's (or anyone else's) fault.
It's been 66 years. You guys lost like 6 more wars, too. Give it up. Go live with the other Arabs. Leave Israel alone. Stop wasting everybody's time. And stop killing Jews.
Several speakers compared the struggle for Palestinian statehood to that of America's war for independence from Britain.
"Our Founding Fathers sacrificed so much for the Stars and Stripes and it behooves us all to recognize that by standing and supporting nations who long for freedom and independence," said Khader "Ken" Abuassab, vice president of the Arab American Civic Organization. "Washington, Lincoln, FDR, Eisenhower and Kennedy all stood by people who need American help and guidance. Mayor Jones, by raising the Palestinian flag today at City Hall, you are honoring a great American tradition and you are following in the footsteps of the Founding Fathers."
Yeah, George Washington, he was totally into that fundamentalist Sharia thing, right? And he taught all the little colonists to hate the British, which I guess is why we're no longer friends with them today.
You know what's a Great American Tradition? Killing terrorists.
You know who the terrorists are? Palestinians.
I suspect General Eisenhower would know what to do if he was asked to comment on "Nakba Day."
Oh, by the way, guess where else they hung a Palestinian terrorist flag this weekend? On an ancient Judean synagogue in Samoa, near Hevron. They peacefully painted swastikas all over the place too. Because, you know, they're such fine symbols of freedom and democracy.
About 200 people who visited the ancient Judean synagogue at Samoa, near Hevron, on Sunday, found spray-painted swastikas on the walls of the structure and PLO flags flying above them.
Har Hevron Regional Council Head Yochai Dimri said that it is "shocking to see a holy place desecrated in this way."
I'm sure the Founding Fathers would be so proud.
Gee, when you have a reputation for bombings and beheadings, your complaints get noticed.
An Islamic symbol has been removed from the online version of the Katy Perry music video for 'Dark Horse' after an online petition claimed it was offensive to the Muslim religion.
"At 01.15 into the video a man is shown being burned, whilst wearing a pendant (also burned) forming the word 'Allah' which is the Arabic word for God," wrote Shazad Iqbal in a Change.org petition calling for the video to be removed from YouTube. "Such goes to show, that blasphemy is clearly conveyed in the video, since Katy Perry (who appears to be representing an opposition of God) engulfs the believer and the word God in flames."
Over 60,000 people signed Iqbal's petition, and apparently someone involved with the video listened. While the video has not been taken down, as the petition called for, the pendant Iqbal mentioned has now been erased.
Good thing she caved, or the Mohammedans would be engulfing Katy Perry in flames for real.
And I gotta wonder, if another U.S. Ambassador gets killed this week, will Obama and Hillary blame it on her YouTube video? Maybe throw Katy Perry in prison?
Some say the move is off base, and that the controversy over Perry's video spotlights a double-standard, as artists like Lady Gaga and Madonna repeatedly use Christian symbols in music videos in ways that offend some Christians.
Christians don't blow shit up.
Remember when Obama said, "The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam"?
Well, guess what?
The future is now. And it turns out, the First Amendment no longer applies to people who insult Muslims.
Special speakers for the event will be Bill Killian, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, and Kenneth Moore, special agent in charge of the FBI's Knoxville Division.
Sponsor of the event is the American Muslim Advisory Council of Tennessee — a 15-member board formed two years ago when the General Assembly was considering passing legislation that would restrict those who worship Sharia Law, which is followed by Muslims.
Killian and Moore will provide input on how civil rights can be violated by those who post inflammatory documents targeted at Muslims on social media.
Say stuff Muslims don't like and you've "violated" their civil rights.
Well alrighty then!
Wanna know how Sharia works? This handy graphic oughta help.
KFC brings back "separate, but equal." Women segregated from men. In the America of 2013.
Because to do otherwise would "insult" Islam.
Where are the boycotts? Where is the outrage? Chick-Fil-A never separated homosexuals from heterosexuals, but they were vilified by the gay mafia nonetheless. Yet a Sharia-compliant KFC can treat women as second-class citizens and the feminist silence is deafening.
I guess because, if they spoke out, Barack Obama would sic the IRS on them too. Or in this case, the FBI.
Thou Shalt Not Insult Islam. It must be in the fine print under the First Amendment, easy to miss if you're not a Constitutional Scholar and a Community Organizer.
Remember when liberals cared about stuff like free speech? Yeah, me neither.
The democrats in Paterson, New Jersey have had quite a week.
First they flew a Palestinian flag over City Hall. Because, you know, one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter. Or something.
But hey, if Christie's gotta cavort with jihadis to get re-elected, that's
just good politics, right?
Mitt Romney is right — the Obama Administration is continually equivocating when it comes to condeming the Islamic attacks on our embassies in Libya and Egypt. Every single statement they release begins with some variation on "the United States rejects efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others".
"While the United States rejects efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others, we must all unequivocally oppose the kind of senseless violence that took the lives of these public servants," Obama said.
"The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. Our commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation."
What they both mean, of course, is the United States opposes any denigration of Islam. Put a crucifix in urine and the United States Government will send you checks courtesy of the National Endowment for the Arts.
And if they stood behind the religious beliefs of Jews they wouldn't get all tongue-tied whenever someone asks if Jerusalem is the Capital of Israel.
For that matter, an Administration which honored religious beliefs wouldn't use Obamacare to trample all over the Catholic Church.
So take note, all of you who harshly condemn anti-homosexuality religious beliefs, "The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others." Yeah, I'm looking at you Curt.
But one guy makes a movie telling the truth about Islam's pedophile prophet and our government's first reaction is to tweet an apology. Then the clown show on MSNBC calls for the filmmaker to be arrested. Because Obama State Media never learned the true meaning of "Free Speech".
So what did Mitt Romney actually say that was so terrible? I'm guessing the diplo-dhimmis got their shorts into a knot over this part:
"I also believe the Administration was wrong to stand by a statement sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in Egypt instead of condemning their actions. It's never too early for the United States Government to condemn attacks on Americans, and to defend our values. The White House distanced itself last night from the statement, saying it wasn't 'cleared by Washington.' That reflects the mixed signals they're sending to the world."
So I ask you, what's wrong with that? Nothing! It's a refreshingly straightforward statement. Which is of course why it makes the Obamabots so uncomfortable.
The Smart Diplomacy crowd may have "distanced" themselves from their embassy's original statement, but the mealy-mouthed "we love Islam and hate people who hate it" nonsense survives, and flourishes.
They're still blaming the movie. As if an obscure movie, that no one had ever heard of, with no distribution deal, and no chance of making it to HBO, suddenly agitated millions of peaceful Muslims, compelling them to take to the streets with violence on their minds and hatred in their hearts.
Believe that, and I've got a bridge in Brooklyn you can have, cheap.
As for the true motivation behind these "spontaneous" protests, Walid Shoebat translated the Arabic writings which encouraged people to join the demonstrations. Unsurprisingly the attacks were planned days ago, and set for September 11th.
Gee, I wonder why Muslims might want to attack America on September 11th? Any guesses folks?
The Arabic sources show that this was in support of al-Qaeda day, posting al-Qaeda flags and some of the chanting was about reminding Americans that there are many al-Qaedas (ie Nour Party). Americans should ask themselves a hard question:
If our enemy is al-Qaeda exclusively, then why is an entire political party — which makes up over 20% of Egypt's new Parliament — aligning with al-Qaeda?
Obama doesn't want you to ask that question. He wants you to ask why Mitt Romney is criticizing him. And his lapdog media happily obliges. Obama held a "press conference" today, at which he took no questions. Mitt Romney held a press conference too, at which he was grilled about his criticism of Obama.
Then Obama jetted off to Las Vegas for a fundraiser. The family of Ambassador Stevens surely appreciates the president's committment to duty, honor, and re-election. His autopen-signed form letter of condolence is already in the mail, so from Barry's perspective, this chapter is closed.
Back on the don't-insult-Islam front, I'll leave you guys with one last bit of information. Obama's top civil rights official recently refused to support freedom of speech when asked about enacting laws which criminalize blasphemy.
President Barack Obama's top civil rights official repeatedly declined to support religious free speech during a July 27 congressional hearing, despite repeated questioning from Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks, who chairs the House's constitution subcommittee.
Tom Perez, the progressive who runs the Justice Department's civil rights office, refused to answer the questions posed by Franks.
"Will you tell usE that this administration's Department of Justice will never entertain or advance a proposal that criminalizes speech against any religion?" Frank asked four times.
Perez refused to answer, saying "it is a hard question, in the sense that when you make threats against someone."
If the Obama Administration won't defend free speech in front of Congress, does anyone here believe they'll defend it when faced by an angry Mohammedan mob?
Yesterday afternoon I tweeted:
Well, I report, you decide:
Pretty much impossible to not see the similarities between Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama when you see this twitter.com/JasonBWhitman/.— Jason B. Whitman (@JasonBWhitman) September 11, 2012
Not to be outdone on the 11th anniversary of 9-11, the Libyans killed our Ambassador and 3 other Americans, then burned our consulate in Benghazi to the ground.
Why? Because the Muslims are mad. About a movie. So naturally their first reaction is to start killing people. Because Islam is a Religion Of Peace™.
How's that Arab Spring looking now Mr. Smart Diplomacy?
But wait! President Quisling quickly reacted to these attacks on U.S. sovereignty!
If we had a Real President he'd know what to do with marauders who invade our embassy. Shoot them on sight.
If we had a Real President he'd know what to do when animals burn our flag. Rick Monday, please call the White House.
I posted a similar rant to Facebook last night, and I was immediately chastised by a liberal Democrat for not sticking to the "9-11, refrain from the profane" 24 hour sabbatical on political banter.
So what's a blogger to do? I call 'em like I see 'em! That's what I do.
Are you ready for 444 days of Huma Abedin "negotiating" with her mother's friends in the Muslim Brotherhood? Because I'm not. I remember 1979. I remember the hostages. I remember Jimmy Carter's impotent ineptitude. And I weep for the America that was.
It's deja vu all over again.
The United States Congress has blocked nearly $200m in aid for the Palestinians, threatening projects such as food aid, health care, and support for efforts to build a functioning state.
Yeah, because only the United States can fund "food aid" and "health care" for terrorist monsters! Hamas has plenty of Arab brothers, flush with petrodollars. I'm sure somebody else can pick up the slack. If the actual goal is to build a "functioning state."
But guess what? Here's a little fact the New York Times won't mention. The "Palestinian people" already have a functioning state. It's called "Jordan."
Mahmoud Abbas and his Hamas cronies aren't interested in "peace," not in the conventional sense anyway. Their idea of "peace" is the silence we'll hear from the U.N. when the last Jew is stuffed into an oven. Why are we sending our tax dollars to help terrorists destroy Israel?
There have been persistent demands in Congress to withhold up to $600m — the average amount given by the US in bilateral assistance to the West Bank and Gaza every year since 2008 — in the next financial year over the issue.
Good. There are 22 member states in the Arab League. Let 'em pass the hat. I'm sure they can come up with $600 million. If, you know, they're committed to peace.
Ten years after, and we still haven't rebuilt Ground Zero.
Nor have we defeated the enemy.
It might be said, sacrilegiously, that the enemy is winning.
The Islamization of America continues expeditiously.
At Ground Zero the official 9/11 memorial is a mulitcultural mishmash of transhumanism, dedicated to victimology and devoid of any emphasis on the greatness of America or her founding upon Judeo-Christian principles.
Yet one block away the priorities of our government are plain to see. The Ground Zero Victory Mosque and Jihadi Training Center rises above the skyline, its construction cheered on by the mayor of New York City and the president of the United States. Alas, Saint Nicholas Church, destroyed in the attacks, remains in ruins, the mayor of New York City actively opposes its reconstruction.
Yesterday in Shanksville, PA the National Park Service dedicated a memorial to the victims of United Flight 93. The "Crescent of Embrace" was intentionally designed as a mihrab, the Mecca-direction indicator around which every mosque is built. Curiously the atheist agitators who raised a ruckus over the Ground Zero cross are totally silent when confronted with this overtly Islamic symbolism. As are our leaders, who deny any connection between our remembrance of the attacks and appeasement of the enemy.
The facts speak for themselves.
Of course the current president of the United States was born a Muslim, and later made common cause with domestic terrorists who share many of the same anti-American beliefs as our jihadi enemies. His principle financial backer is a sworn globalist who seeks to subvert the sovereignty of the U.S. government by actively undermining our financial system.
Our children are being subjected to multicultural brainwashing on a massive scale. In our classrooms American exceptionalism is portrayed as inherently evil, castigated as the root cause of misery and suffering around the world. Indeed a majority of our political and intellectual class believe that we brought 9/11 upon ourselves, that U.S. foreign policy and intervention in the affairs of Muslim nations drove them to hatred of America.
Today is called "Patriot's Day." But where have all the Patriots gone?
I for one will stand firm. I will never surrender to Islam. By any means necessary I will defend this nation against all enemies, foreign and domestic. The forces of darkness cannot be permitted to extinguish the beacon of light which is The United States of America. We are the last great hope of Western Civilization.
Around the blogosphere:
Jimmie Bise calls 9/11 "The new Tet." He's right.
At Theo's place, Alan Caruba writes, Everything I ever needed to know about Islam I learned on 9/11. Yes.
Warner Todd Huston is still infuriated.
Pundette has 9/11 thoughts from Mark Steyn.
Smitty composed a hymn from the depths of his heart.
Donald Douglas quotes Victor Davis Hanson on Myth and Reality After 9/11.
The Daley Gator posted a video tribute to the victims of 9/11.
Dr. Mercury recounts two stories of quick thinking and heroism on 9/11.
Obi's Sister prays.
PoliticalJunkie Mom won't forget.
RightKlik: THEY will never forget.
Fishersville Mike asks where were you when the world stopped turning?
Matt recalls when we were united in the face of evil.
Hugh remembers a president who could speak without a teleprompter.
Zilla will always be a New Yorker.
The Lonely Conservative reflects on the past 10 years.
Doug Ross: The dreams that fly away.
And of course that religion is The Religion of Peace™
In his fiercest defense yet of the mosque proposed near Ground Zero, Mayor Bloomberg declared yesterday that it must be allowed to proceed because the government "shouldn't be in the business of picking" one religion over another.
But his government is most certaily involved in the business of picking one religion over another: Clergy Banned From 9/11 Ceremony.
Religious leaders are calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to reverse course and offer clergy a role in the ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
No prayer, just the looming presence of Iman Rauf's Ground Zero Death to America Victory Mosque overshadowing the solemnity of the remembrance ceremonies. And of course no acknowledgement of the void where Saint Nicholas Church ought to stand. Destroyed in the attacks, it's rebirth languishes beneath NYC and Port Authority red tape. Red tape which magically fails to impede construction of a new house of worship, one that is dedicated to the ideology which spawned 9/11 in the first place.
Because in Bloombergistan they are not involved in the business of picking one religion over another.
A Muslim-American Army private was indicted yesterday on charges he intended to use firearms and explosives to kill American soldiers at Fort Hood. You remember Fort Hood, where another Muslim-American bent on jihad infiltrated our armed forces and killed 13 soldiers who were about to be deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
But wait, here's the best part. This kid who was arrested before he could murder the Real Patriots serving alongside him? He claimed to be a pacifist. Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo was approved as a conscientious objector after citing his Muslim beliefs.
Which would be the belief that it's forbidden by Allah for one Muslim to kill another. Even in a war. But killing American infidels? That's sanctioned by the Koran! It's his holy duty! The Palestinians are gonna pin a medal on him.
And yet there are people who wonder why I never take that Religion of Peace™ shit seriously.
Osama bin Laden's massive porn stash, confirmed!
A stash of pornography was found in the hideout of Osama bin Laden by the U.S. commandos who killed him, current and former U.S. officials said on Friday.
The pornography recovered in bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, consists of modern, electronically recorded video and is fairly extensive, according to the officials, who discussed the discovery with Reuters on condition of anonymity.
Three wives, and porn? Osama, you dog!
It's not surprising though. More than half of my "Rule 5" hits come via Google from sites in Muslim countries like Pakistan, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. Yes, even Mecca. Especially Mecca. Those Mutaween dudes need to blow off some, uh, steam after a long, hard day beating the living shit out of immodestly-dressed young girls. And apparently pictures of large-breasted American women are just the ticket.
Hits is hits, so here ya go fellas:
It's the least I could do to help President Obama with his
renewed Muslim outreach, right? C'mon guys, reach out. And touch yourself.
You know you want to. Porno Akbar!
Remember Derek Fenton? He's the guy NJ Transit fired after video surfaced of him burning a Koran during a 9/11 protest last year. At the time Gov. Chris Christie said, "I knew he was going to be fired, and I had no problem with it."
Well, guess what. The U.S. Constitution does have a problem with it. And yesterday, in what they hoped would be a low-key settlement, NJ Transit agreed to give Derek Fenton his job back, complete with back pay and legal fees.
"Our government cannot pick and choose whose free speech rights are protected, based on whether or not they approve of the content of our statements or actions," Fenton said in a statement. "This is the very essence of the First Amendment."
Score one for Free Speech.
Cue Islamic Rage Boy and another round of apologia from our supposed "leaders" in 3… 2… 1…
May the joy of the Risen Christ be with us all.
Meanwhile at Right Wing News, Chris Kobus posts a far-reaching roundup of dhimmitude run amok in Dearbornistan.
At a recent town hall event somebody had the guts to ask Chris Christie about his nomination of Sohail Mohammed to a spot on the Superior Court. And Christie ducked the question.
During the question-and-answer session, Christie quickly corrected an audience member who said Mohammed, an Indian-American who has been criticized by right-wing blogs for allegedly supporting radical Islamists, had defended terrorists in Guantanamo Bay.
"If it is disqualifying for the bench to be an Arab-American in New Jersey who represents innocent people and gets them released, then this isn't the state I believe it is," Christie said.
Whack! goes the straw-man.
Nobody said Mr. Mohammed was unqualified because he was Arab, a Muslim, or because he represented "innocent people."
Sohail Mohammed is unqualified because he is a board member of the American Muslim Union — a group known to be sympathetic to terrorists. The AMU shares leadership with the Islamic Center of Passaic County where Mr. Mohammed worships. The founder of his mosque is an admitted Hamas operative. The current Imam, Mohammed Qatanani, is affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood. Imam Qatanani also lied on his application for permanent residency, neglecting to mention that he was convicted on terrorism-related charges in Israel.
Who helped prepare Imam Qatanani's Green Card application? Sohail Mohammed.
Who defended Imam Qatanani at his deportation hearings? Sohail Mohammed.
How's that representer of innocent people thing working out for you now Governor?
Want more? OK!
Sohail Mohammed publicly stood up for Sami Al-Arian following a 2003 indictment which alleged he was a North American leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.
Appearing on MSNBC, Mohammed criticized the fact that it took years of investigation before the indictment was issued. "It all points out to the distrust that the Muslim community have, which is this is nothing but a witch-hunt," he said. "This is nothing but a politically motivated indictment, and all you are waiting for is the right opportunity to indict the person, the climate is right."
Ayup, sounds like a guy who's completely impartial, right?
Sami al-Arian pled guilty to one count of conspiring to provide goods and services to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. The evidence made it clear that al-Arian was up to his eyeballs in terrorist activity.
Mr. Mohammed also sings the praises of the Holy Land Foundation, an organization which was shut down by the U.S. government for it's documented ties to Hamas.
Mohammed told the Record of Bergen County, N.J., that the government was unjustly singling out Muslim organizations. "People see this as another example of how heavy-handed the administration has been thus far," he said.
Damn those Americans, always wanting to stop The Believers from funding terrorists!
Are we seeing a pattern here yet, Governor?
Do you really want to put a man on the bench who seems to have very little respect for our laws against terrorism? Defending innocents? Or seeing no evil?
I'm going with "seeing no evil." Why? Because Mr. Mohammed is a master at obfuscating the line between terrorists and their Islamic roots.
In addition to defending accused terrorists, Mohammed is defensive about acknowledging their motivations. He was critical of a case brought by Christie's office when the governor was U.S. Attorney. The Fort Dix defendants were accused, and later convicted, of plotting a mass casualty attack on the New Jersey military base as an act of jihad. Mohammed objected to the use of the phrase "Islamic militants" in the government's case.
"Don't equate actions with religion," he said.
Really? Don't equate "actions" with religion? Even when the Religion in Question specifically demands utterly despicable "actions"?
I'm talking, of course, about Sharia law, and it's barbaric implementation.
How does Mr. Mohammed feel about the case of a 14 year old girl who was whipped to death for the crime of being raped? Whipped to death on the orders of a Muslim holy man. Because she was raped.
Go ahead, tell me we can't equate those actions with religion.
Because that's the medieval barbarism Sohail Mohammed defends. Those are the actions for which he'll be first in line with an excuse.
In New Jersey a Superior Court judge doesn't even have to be a Muslim to enforce Sharia law:
In 2008, Judge Joseph Charles, a non-Muslim Superior Court Judge, heard a case involving a 17 year old Muslim girl in an arranged marriage who had been repeatedly beaten and raped by her husband. An Imam was called to the stand who testified that a wife must comply with her husband's sexual demands. And Judge Charles decided that the husband was acting within the norms of Muslim practice, and could not be held accountable for it.
Justice be damned!
Of course Sohail Mohammed won't equate actions with religion. He'll merely adjudicate actions according to religion. He's said as much when commenting on some very public cases. Why shouldn't we take him at his word?
I guess because taking Sohail Mohammed at his word would mean he is unqualified
to be a Superior Court judge in the State of New Jersey and Chris Christie is
having none of that.
Last year Yvette Beshier took a job as an Essex County corrections officer. There is an official uniform. Unsurprisingly it does not include a burka. Ms. Beshier wore her burka to work, was told to remove it, and she sued the county for religious discrimination. Obama's Justice Department concurred, and on Friday the county settled her lawsuit.
She's now $25,000 richer. Our elected officials capitulated to Islamic supremacism. To reinforce the dhimmitude everyone in the employ of Essex County has to undergo another round of diversity training to learn about "religious tolerance".
Yippee-kai-ay. Islam is all about religious tolerance.
Wanna bet that if Margaret O'Malley insisted on wearing her crucifix the county (and Obama's DOJ) wouldn't be quite so understanding?
It's pretty sad when France has a more rational burka policy than we do.
Little by little we are turning into the Islamic States of America.
Christian persecution is not a subject which gets a lot of attention. Our media is endlessly pre-occupied with whether or not someone looks cross-eyed at a Muslim in an airport. Who's got time to investigate real problems?
But in lands controlled by adherents of The Religion of Peace™ being stared at is the least of a Christian's worries. Harassment, persecution, degradation, and even death are daily encumbrances to be overcome, or more likely prayerfully accepted. Yet most of the so-called international human rights organizations have turned their collective backs on the victims of Muslim aggression.
His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI hears the cries of the Faithful. He has convened a Special Assembly for the Middle East for the Synod of Bishops to meet in Vatican City.
Blogger Lisa Graas recently compiled a shocking list of 15 quotations from some of the over 250 Catholic bishops in attendance. The depths of the depravity forced upon Christians by their Muslim "brothers" must be exposed for the world to see.
Here are a few samples.
#15. Raymond Moussalli, Vicar General of the Patriarchate of Babylon of
the Chaldeans, Jordan.
There is a deliberate campaign to drive Christians out of the country. Fundamentalist extremist groups have satanic plans against Christians, not only in Iraq but throughout the Middle East. ... We want to make the international community aware that it cannot remain silent in the face of the massacre of Christians in Iraq. ... We are experiencing a catastrophic moment, ... with the loss of our people who still speak the Aramaic language spoken by Our Lord Jesus Christ.
#13. Archbishop Ruggero Franceschini O.F.M. Cap. of Izmir, Turkey,
Administrator of the Apostolic Vicariate of Anatolia and President of the
Turkish Episcopal Conference.
The little Church of Turkey, at times ignored, had her sad moment of fame with the brutal murder of Bishop Luigi Padovese O.F.M. Cap., president of the Turkish Episcopal Conference. ... It was premeditated murder, by those responsible for the killing of Fr. Andrea Santoro, the Armenian journalist Dink and four Protestants of Malatya. It is a murky story of complicity between ultra-nationalists and religious fanatics. ... The pastoral and administrative situation in the vicariate of Anatolia is serious. ...
#11. Bishop Paul Hinder O.F.M. Cap., Apostolic Vicar of Arabia, United
There are strict immigration laws (restricting the number of priests). ... There is no freedom of religion (no Muslim can convert but Christians are welcome into Islam), and only limited freedom of worship in designated places, granted by benevolent rulers (except in Saudi Arabia).
#5. Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa of Mosul of the Syrians, Iraq.
In our Middle Eastern countries, we are small minorities, much ravaged by ... Waves of terrorism inspired by religious ideologies, Islamic or totalitarian, which deny even the principle of equality to the advantage of a fundamentalist revisionism which crushes minorities, including Christians who are the most vulnerable. ...
Read the whole thing.
Please pray for the fortitude of our Christian brothers and sisters as they live
and worship in peril among the Mohammedans. May Almighty God look with favor
upon the pleadings of the oppressed and deliver them from evil.
The First Amendment means whatever President Obama says it means. In Murfreesboro, Tennessee it now means that our right to Free Speech is secondary to Muslims' right to promote their religion.
The Obama administration, for the second time in two months, interjected itself Monday into an angry local dispute over a proposed Islamic center, warning local officials that opposing the mosque could violate the civil rights of its members and become a federal crime.
Allahu Akbar dudes. Didn't you get that Islam is a Religion of Peace™ memo? You gotta stop listening to the crazy people! Only a small, obscurely tiny minority of Muslims are the evil-doers.
Muslims engage in terror, purport to pass sentence of death on mocking Westerners thousands of miles away, take school children hostage and kill them, behead passing Christian schoolgirls, riot in the streets when Egyptian Christians seeks to convert an existing building into a church, pull out the toenails of converts to Christianity, defile Christian churches and wipe themselves with pages from the Bible, defenestrate other Muslims who suggest that the Koran can be interpreted, inflict ghastly medieval punishments on criminals, subjugate women, enslave infidels, marry their cousins, wallow in obscurantism, flog themselves with knives and chains, dress their infant children in suicide bomber costumes, worship the AK and Semtex, systematically expel Christians and Jews from Muslim lands, dance in the streets when hijacked airliners are used to kill thousands of innocent Westerners, create impenetrable enclaves in Western lands, chivvy Western nations for shariah as a parallel legal system, imprison their servants, mutilate the genitals of their girls, engage in "honor" killings, and singlehandedly ramp up rates of violent crime in Western lands (including wholesale arson) but this, pilgrims, has not even a remote connection to Islam. No, Sir. None. Zip.
And now, here in the good old U S of A, putting a voice to that remote connection is a hate crime. Currently punishable by a hefty fine and a year or two in the slammer. Sooner or later though it's bound to result in a least a few beheadings. Just to be certain we get the point. Nothing personal, it's a multiculturalism thing.
Then for sure the overwhelming majority of moderate Muslims will live
together with us infidels in peace and harmony. Yessirree, you can take
that to the bank. The Sharia-compliant bank, of course.