I find it curious that the Council for American Islamic Relations (CAIR) is now giving political advice to the GOP. In today’s Washington Times, CAIR paid for a full-page ad entitled “GOP Asked to Reassess Its Relationship with American Muslims.”
This is the same organization which was an unindicted co-conspirator in the largest Islamic terrorism funding trial in American history (The Holy Land Foundation).
Perhaps CAIR might like to reassess its own relationship with the Constitutional principles and values of our American republic. I would like CAIR to provide some sensitive thoughts and insight into why Army Major Nidal Hasan still has not been brought to trial three years after shouting “Allahu Akhbar” while gunning down 43 American soldiers and civilians, killing 13, and why his religion gives him the right to openly disregard US Army standards by refusing to shave his beard.
Exactly which principles and values does CAIR support?
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The Council on Anti-American Islamic Relations (CAIR) held a press conference yesterday in which they demeaned and maligned the entire Republican party as well as Republican leaders by name. CAIR’s executive director, Nihad Awad, has been an outspoken supporter of terror-groups Hamas and Hezbollah, while condemning American law enforcement’s counter-terrorism activities and training.
CAIR today announced the publication of a full-page advertisement in the conservative Washington Times newspaper (See ad below) outlining recent examples of intolerant speech and actions by Republicans and offering recommendations to help improve GOP relations with the Muslim community. What CAIR calls “intolerant” speech is the truth about stealth jihadist groups like CAIR and its Muslim Brotherhood affiliates in the U.S. whose goal is to spread sharia law and turn the US into an Islamic state.
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And no surprise, CAIR is condemning critics of their favorite Muslim Brotherhood brother, President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt: CAIR TARGETS MORSI CRITICS
Here you go, the stupid full page ad that the CAIR thugs placed in the Washington Times today. All I can say is, Keep it up, Republicans, you have only begun to fight the jihadists from CAIR.
GOP Asked to Reassess Its Relationship with American Muslims
(BNI did a little editing)
We are writing to offer an open invitation to reassess your party’s current relationship with American Muslims. As with other demographics, American Muslim support for Republicans has dropped precipitously in recent years. This shift away from the GOP is not set in stone, but its future direction is dependent on choices your party makes.
It is well known that the majority of the American Muslim vote went to Texas Governor George W. Bush in the 2000 election. However, by 2006 only 17 percent of American Muslim registered voters self-identified as Republican. In 2008, that number had dropped to 8 percent. In an October 2012 poll conducted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, it was 9 percent.
That recent poll also found that only 12 percent of respondents perceive Republicans as being committed to upholding the Constitution.
This perception has a basis in Republican Party members’ actions.
In 2011 and 2012, 78 bills or amendments (ONLY 78?) aimed at interfering with Islamic religious practices were considered in 31 states and the U.S. Congress. Seventy-three of these bills were introduced solely by Republicans. These were not just fringe legislators; in too many cases they included state- level GOP leadership.
In supporting such efforts to introduce government-sanctioned discrimination protection against radical Muslims, members of your party have made despicable Islamophobic factual remarks. South Dakota anti-Islam bill sponsor Phil Jensen (R-District 33) told an audience, “It is alarming how many of our sisters and daughters who attend American universities are now marrying Muslim men.” (God help them) Alaska state Rep. Carl Gatto (R-Palmer) said his anti-Islam legislation was necessary because of the religious beliefs of recent immigrants. “As a kid, we had Italian neighborhoods, Irish neighborhoods. . .but they didn’t impose their own laws,” Gatto said. “When these neighborhoods are occupied by people from the Middle East, they do establish their own laws.” Such anti-immigrant fear mongering needs to be clearly rejected. (It isn’t fear mongering when they are trying to replace our system of laws with barbaric sharia law)
In at least 11 states, mainstream Republican leaders introduced or supported anti-Muslim legislation. (That means we still have 39 more to go)
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin ignored the Constitution’s proscription against government censure of religion when she threw her influence behind House Bill 1552, a version of Islamophobe brilliant Islamorealist lawyer David Yerushalmi’s model anti-Islam legislation, saying, “I personally believe that a law should be made on American law, on our constitution. The people of Oklahoma spoke pretty clearly when there was a vote…on Sharia law.”1 (They voted overwhelmingly NO and a leftist Muslim sympathizing judge overturned the will of the people)
Rep. Gatto, who supported an anti-Islam bill, is chairman of the Alaska State Legislature’s House Judiciary Committee. The originator of Michigan’s anti-Islam bill was Rep. Dave Agema, the majority caucus chair. Missouri Speaker of the House Stephen Tilley supported such a bill. In South Dakota, original sponsor Charles Hoffman was the majority whip. (Remember those names when you vote in these states)
We repeatedly hear—primarily from Republicans—that our faith is a threat to the United States. (It IS!) Such things have been said about Catholics, Jews, Mormons, and other religions as well. (But it’s only true about Islam)
In each of those cases, history has proven the voices of unreason and fear to be wrong. (But not wrong about Islam)
In contrast to fear-laden true assertions that Muslims harbor traitorous intentions regarding our Constitution, CAIR’s lawsuit against an anti-Islam constitutional amendment in Oklahoma argued that the law violates both the First Amendment and the Supremacy Clause. So far, four traitorous federal judges have ruled in our favor. Muslims are defending the Constitution, while elements of your party seek to strip its fundamental protections from a minority faith. (Muslims are goddamn filthy liars who intend to replace the Constitution with sharia as they try to do in every country – See Egypt now)
Additionally, mainstream Republican candidates have questioned our loyalty (Your so-called religion commands you to be loyal ONLY to Islam) and even threatened to undermine the Constitution in efforts to exclude us from the political process, all without any pushback from party leaders. (They were right)
During the recent election cycle, Herman Cain said that Muslims who wanted to serve in his administration would have to take loyalty oaths. (Bad idea because Muslims always lie to unbelievers) He explained to Glenn Beck that he would not require similar oaths from Mormons or Catholics “because there is a greater dangerous part of the Muslim faith than there is in these other religions.” Article VI of the U.S. Constitution says there is no “religious test” for public office. (Islam is not a real religion, it is a tyrannical political ideology) Despite this, the only response to Cain’s assertion was applause from the debate audience. (Hear it? BNI readers are clapping loudly right now)
Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) expressed his exasperation when “a guy in Arabian dress” did not receive secondary screening in an airport.2 A Republican state representative from Tennessee, Rick Womick, said, “Personally, I don’t trust one Muslim in our military.” He openly agreed that all Muslims should be removed from the military.3 (We totally agree)
Rather than speak aggressively against extreme voices in the party, there has been a problematic decision by party leadership to give it tacit approval rather than confront it. (The GOP voices against Islam are NOT extreme, they are informed) A classic example occurred in 2005. When Hispanic and Muslim groups criticized former Rep. Tom Tancredo for threatening to nuke the Islamic holy city of Mecca, then party-chairman Ken Melman brushed aside concerns about such extremism saying, “The fact is, we’re a big-tent party. I’m proud that we have debate in our party.” (NUKING MECCA should be US policy if there is another Muslim terror attack here)
We believe that November 6 presented an opportunity to distance your party from anti- Muslim bias and place the voices of bias on the fringe where they belong—still free to speak, but shunned for their intolerance. (The anti-Islam movement grows stronger every day)
We have witnessed some signs recently that this rejection of anti-Islam bias can easily take place if the party commits to confronting intolerance.
Following Islamophobic Islamorealist criticism of his nomination of Muslim terrorist attorney Sohail Mohammed as a New Jersey Superior Court judge, Governor Chris Christie bluntly stated, “This Sharia law business is just crap. It’s just crazy, and I’m tired of dealing with the crazies.” (Which is why Muslim asskisser Christie will never attain higher office) Of the nominee, Christie stated, “He is an extraordinary American who is an outstanding lawyer and played an integral role in the post-September 11th period in building bridges between the Muslim American community in this state and law enforcement.”4 (CRAP)
More recently, when Rep. Michele Bachmann led an effort to cast suspicion on Muslims engaged in honorable public service, Sen. John McCain and Rep. John Boehner made welcome comments calling Bachmann’s actions into question. (Bachmann is a GOP hero for exposing Huma Abedin as a Muslim Brotherhood operative who should be investigated)
In the spirit of promoting a more inclusive Republican party, we respectfully offer the following thoughts on improving relations between American Muslims and Republicans. (Don’t dream, we don’t want to improve relations with our enemies – you)
The party establishment should speak out strongly against biased speech within its ranks. Free speech must always be preserved, but biased speech should be relegated to the fringes. Many of the statements quoted above are reflective of an ugly, bygone era in our nation’s history. Bias has no place in serious discussions about our nation’s policies and future. (Telling the truth is not bias or hate speech)
The party should make a concerted effort to engage Muslim voters. During this past election cycle, there was a notable unwillingness on the part of Republican candidates to attend non-partisan candidate forums hosted by Muslim groups. Use of anti-Muslim themes—examples such as Rep. Renee Ellmers vile “victory mosque” ad or former-Rep. Allen West’s assertions that Islam is not a religion—are too often a Republican electoral tool. (You will see a lot more of this)
The party establishment should oppose efforts to pass discriminatory legislation. A simple Internet search of “American Laws for American Courts” demonstrates that its author holds biased views of many minorities. While the bill itself makes no direct mention of Islam, it is clearly aimed at stigmatizing Islam. While proof of this is abundant we will offer one example here: “This [bill] doesn’t say ‘Sharia law,’” Republican State Senator Chris Steineger said in a speech that condemned the legislation for discriminating against Muslims, “but that’s how it was marketed back in January and all session long—and I have all the e-mails to prove it.”5 Steineger was an early supporter of the bill, but turned on it once he recognized the bias it represented. He is an example for other party members. (Anti-sharia legislation is NOT discriminatory)
The party establishment should reject any member’s effort to use official public forums to smear a minority. Rep. Peter King’s five anti- Muslim hearings generated no appreciable response from Republican leadership. When King asserted that Muslims are not loyal Americans,6 Republicans did nothing to put him in check. (Telling the truth about vile Muslim behavior/beliefs is not smearing)
During his hearings, not a single witness attempted to factually validate King’s longtime allegation that the American Muslim community is run by extremists. Five of the six law enforcement representatives who testified did not support King’s assertion that Muslims do not cooperate with law enforcement. That he could not prove his own allegations in a hearing room where he controlled the deck should have come to the notice of leadership and been addressed as the intolerance it was. (Total bullshit. King had excellent witnesses, some of them Muslims)
Party officials should end the persistent witch-hunt targeting legally operating Muslim institutions. Almost every national Muslim community organization has come under sustained attack from members of your party. These are not the philosophical disagreements expected in a robust political process; rather they are allegations of subversion and ill-intent more characteristic of the “othering” of a minority. (CAIR should be the first to be outlawed and its leaders jailed for being a front for the Muslim Brotherhood/Hamas/al-Qaeda)
Let us all work together to maintain America’s leadership in support of emerging democracies and the rule of law worldwide by promoting the humanitarian principles enshrined in our Constitution’s Bill of Rights. May God Almighty bless the United States of America.
Your demands will go right to the garbage CAIR. You haven’t seen anything yet. We are going to double down on all the above.
American Muslim Alliance (AMA) American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) American Muslim Taskforce on Civil Rights and Elections (AMT) Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) The Mosque Cares (Ministry of W. Deen Mohammed) Muslim American Society Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (MAS-PACE) Muslim Ummah of North America (MUNA) Pakistan American Democratic Forum (PADF) United Voices (All of these are front groups for the Muslim Brotherhood and other radical Islamofascist organizations)
1 Adelle M. Banks. “Oklahoma Gov. Likes Revamped Anti-Sharia Bill,” The Oklahoman, March 22, 2011.
2 Keith Laing. GOP Lawmaker: I saw TSA pat down a ‘little old lady,’ child but not Arab man,” The Hill, May 25, 2011.
3 Shahid, Aliyah. “Rick Womick, GOP Tennessee state rep: All Muslims serving in the U.S. military should be removed,” NY Daily News, http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/rick-womick- gop-tennessee-state-rep-muslims-serving-u-s-military-removed- video-article-1.977780
4 Lisa Fleisher, “Christie Blasts Critics of New Judge,” Wall Street Journal, 27 July 2011.
5 Abed Awad. “The true story of Sharia in American courts,” The Nation, June 13, 2012.
6 “When a war begins, we’re all Americans. But in this case, this is not the situation. And whether it’s pressure, whether it’s cultural tradition, whatever, the fact is the Muslim community does not cooperate anywhere near to the extent that it should.”
–Rep. Peter King interview on Secure Freedom Radio With Frank Gaffney, January 6, 2011.
Paid for by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).