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August 21 2015 6 21 /08 /August /2015 15:43

 

John R. Houk         

© August 21, 2015

 

On the Facebook group Evangelicals Gathering To Pray for our Country I found an outstanding post on his painting “One Nation Under God”. The painting is by Jon McNaughton and it was a ‘share’ from his facebook page. McNaughton’s original post was on July 6, 2015. My original intention was to post McNaughton’s Facebook entry as I found it shared at the Pray for our Country group. But the Facebook video embed included the text which I found inconvenient for my purpose.

 

McNaughton makes a living painting very patriotic and symbolic portraits. His Facebook description does not do the painting the justice I believe it should get. So this is what I am going to do. I am going to cross post some Youtube versions that explains the portrait better. Including one video that shows close-ups with patriotic music in the background – very inspiring. I will also include the Jon McNaughton facebook post from July 6 to see if that video shows up when I embed it.

 

To be honest the Facebook post includes a link providing a way to purchase a print of “One Nation Under God” which is something I highly encourage. I also recommend you check out some other patriotic prints of some original McNaughton prints.

 

After the Facebook post I wish to include one extra video that is only 48 seconds explaining McNaughton’s portrait of Obama burning the U.S. Constitution.

 

JRH 8/21/15

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VIDEO: Artist John McNaughton gives a brief introduction to "One Nation Under God" painting

 

 

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Watch patriotic artist John McNaughton explain some of the prominent figures in his historic painting, "One Nation Under God". For a limited time, you can receive $5.00 off the purchase of his painting. In addition, you'll also receive three 5x7 cards, the Constitution Booklet, a Reference Guide, and a 1 hour DVD of the artist explaining the story behind the painting and discussing all of the people featured in the painting. Go to buyonenationundergod.com [link is dead] and use Promo Code KCDISC5 to receive $5.00 off your order.

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VIDEO: One Nation Under God - Jon McNaughton

 

 

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Posted on Dec 20, 2014

 

This video was created with thankful appreciation to Jon McNaughton. Jon, thanks for this beautiful painting which declares the profound truth of the creation of the United States of America. The music is performed by the Amen Choir and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. The music is from the album "Hymns Triumphant".

 

Music: "Battle Hymn Of The Republic" by London Philharmonic Choir 

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One Nation Under God - Jon McNaughton

 

By Jon McNaughton

Facebook Page

July 6, 2015 11:56am

 

 

This simple phrase, added to the pledge of allegiance over 50 years ago has been the source of unbelievable debate and heated controversy. Likewise, the phrase 'In God We Trust' on our currency has been targeted and continues to be attacked as improper and politically incorrect. Lawsuits have been filed and legal minds employed to ascertain whether such statements violate the concept of 'separation of church and state'.


As this debate continues, some so called experts have implied or concluded that our Founding Fathers and Patriots were not religious. These secular champions, in an effort to further their own causes, have even painted these great men and women from our history as being devoid of religious passions or even a belief in God. This is a part of their strategy to remove any discussion of God from the public forum.

These men and women were passionately religious and saw the hand of God all around them. To God they gave Thanks for His Hand in the founding of this great nation. To Him, according to their own testimony they turned for wisdom and strength when life and liberty hung in the balance. Certainly the debate on separation of church and state will continue. But no one can dispute how our Founding Fathers and Patriots felt about God. The record is clear!

To order a print, please visit: http://jonmcnaughton.com/content/ZoomDetailPages/OneNationUnderGod.html

'One Nation Under God' is Jon McNaughton's witness and reminder that those who went before us knew from whence their blessings came!

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One Nation Under God

 

MCNAUGHTON

 

McNaughton's response to liberal criticisms of "One Nation Under God."

 

I would like to take a minute to explain some of the points of confusion for those who wish to interpret my picture.

 

  1. Each figure including Christ represents a symbol. Everything about the painting is symbolic. I don't pretend to know what Christ looks like. As I stated in my interview, I wanted to create an image that would instantly be recognizable as Jesus. I am not painting an anthropological Jesus. Nobody would recognize him if I painted him that way.

 

  1. The figures in the background have been the source of great debate. Let me make myself clear from my writing that just because they stand behind Christ, does not mean they are devout Christians evoking all to come unto Jesus and be baptized?! What I am saying is that they represent those who have influenced our country and our Constitution in a positive way. Many of these men and women gave their lives so we could have the liberties we enjoy. We are now at a time when these liberties are in peril. Our government has grown so big and powerful that the rights of the individual are at risk. This is what the Constitution was about—to limit the size of government. The patriotic heroes who stand behind Christ and the Constitution are pleading with us to defend the cause of liberty. Except for the pregnant woman in the lower right corner, these people symbolize those who have pushed our country towards Socialism. (The pregnant woman's place in the painting is explained on the website.)

 

  1. In connection to my last statement, I knew when I painted this picture that Thomas Payne (so sorry I offended some of you for spelling his name wrong), and Thomas Jefferson were Deists. That was irrelevant to me. I believe God brings about His purposes through different people. Even those who aren't baptized or following the accepted Christian religion.

 

  1. Not only have I received flack for this painting from Liberals, but also from the Right as well. Why did you include JFK? Why Lincoln? Why Teddy Roosevelt? I painted this picture to reflect my personal feelings about America. This is not a Republican painting. This is not anything other than one artist's personal feelings about his love for Christ, this country and a desire to make a point about where we are headed. I hoped that this painting would encourage dialogue and debate. It is important that you understand my position before you make assumptions.

 

  1. One of the most ridiculous criticisms I have read is that I don't have enough minorities in the painting. The way people throw around the word "racist" these days is overkill. From the beginning of the painting I chose to include a variety for ethnicities under the "Strong Americans" category. I also used different races in the background where I could. One of the most important positions in the painting is where the black U. S. soldier is standing.

 

  1. Some of the chatter going around on these liberal blog sites I feel is unfounded. One of the things I said to myself from the beginning was the knee jerk reaction some people would have to the painting would be very revealing as to which side they personally stood in the picture. If you don't believe the Constitution was inspired of God, fine. We will agree to disagree.

 

  1. Some so called "art experts" feel that a true painting should not be explained, but left to the viewer to interpret. I may not reveal all my thoughts, but I want the world to know what I think and feel—that's why I painted it! Great art causes one to feel. To feel deeply. I knew this painting would evoke emotion on both sides. I knew it was a unique concept, having never been painted before. I don't care if the composition is outdated or whether some other artist may have painted their composition better than me. The message stands alone.

 

  1. Why Satan? I don't for a second believe he looks like that, but I do believe he is real. Again, the image is symbolic. Having Satan near these people doesn't mean that they are Satanic. If you believe in God, surely you would believe in a Satan.

 

  1. OK, how could McNaughton be so ignorant about Charles Darwin and "Origin of the Species?" Yes, I have read the book and yes I do believe in many of the theories it espouses. What?! No, I don't' think the book should be burned and kicked out of the school curriculum. Some of the rebuttals I have heard in regard to this subject in my painting are unfounded. I believe that this book is a standard that the left uses to push Christianity out of the Educational Forum. I believe that we need faith in our schools. I believe that I did not evolve from an ape. You may disagree, but that is how I feel. Do I believe Evolution should be taught? Yes. Should Christian thought or any other religion be allowed to be discussed without reservation? Yes, as long as it doesn't infringe on the rights of others.

 

This is my personal witness and testimony as to the state of this nation. If you would like to ask more questions about my painting, I invite you to do so. I would be pleased to answer any honest questions regarding, "One Nation Under God."

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VIDEO: One Nation Under Socialism - Jon McNaughton

 

 

Published by McNaughtonArt

Published on Mar 17, 2012

 

www.McNaughtonArt.com [Dead Link]


"I pledge allegiance to the United States of America, 
And not to an ideology, which can never stand, 
One nation under socialism, divisive, 
With no liberty or justice for anyone."

This November, you will make a choice. Will you choose One Nation Under Socialism?

McNaughton's Answers to Questions Regarding This Painting:
Why the title "One Nation Under Socialism?"


Our federal government has been moving in the direction of socialism for over one hundred years. Many presidents and politicians have compromised the Constitution as we have given away our freedoms under the guise of entitlements and government intervention. When the people are willing to sacrifice the next generation for their current lifestyles and allow the federal government to have all the power for an illusory mess of pottage—you have chosen One Nation Under Socialism.

What do you mean by an ideology, which can never stand?


I will not support an ideology, which will lead to the destruction of America. In the history of the world, never has there been a recorded example where Socialism has led to the betterment of the human condition or improved the liberty of the people. I know there are varying degrees and definitions of "socialism." Even the European model of Democratic Socialism has proven to be a dismal failure. Do you want to see our country become like Greece, Italy, Portugal, or even Great Britain? 

What do you mean by "divisive, with no liberty or justice for anyone?"


Socialism uses the illusion of offering fairness and justice for everyone by redistributing the wealth of the nation; picking and choosing winners and losers. This administration has taken over our health care system, given bailouts to the automotive industry, banking industry and energy industry. They support the "Occupy Wall Street" movement of increased taxing of the rich to pay for the welfare of the "less rich." The Constitution never guaranteed equal things—only equal rights and justice. In America we should be FREE TO SUCCEED and FREE TO FAIL! 

At this very moment our Constitution is literally going up in flames. What will you do to preserve the Constitution and save America?

Why Socialism Failed ...

http://www.fee.org/the_freeman/detail/why-socialism-failed [Link dead as of this posting]

 

Learn more at: http://www.jonmcnaughton.com

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About Jon McNaughton

 

Jon McNaughton is an established artist from Utah whose new paintings have attracted the international attention of millions over the last few years. Highly detailed religious and patriotic subjects are the focus of his paintings. The artist’s experiences and faith are the inspiration for his work.

 

“I have traveled to many places around the world to know my subjects, but when I work on a painting with many figures I will usually pose models and photograph them and then paint them as I see them in my mind. I choose to paint from the heart and evoke my personal vision into each painting.”

 

I prefer to paint pictures that I believe have relevance to what is going on in the world, that make a statement, that stand for something. I hope people will study the paintings and try to understand the deeper meaning. Some of the themes are controversial, but I feel strongly about what is happening in our world today.

 

There are three kinds of people who view my paintings: Those who like it, those who hate it, and those who simply don’t understand. I am especially interested in this last category. I hope my work will create conversation and reach people on a deeper level. I like to use metaphor and multiple levels of meaning to reach my viewer. If it makes them think and feel, then it is successful.”

 

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August 20 2015 5 20 /08 /August /2015 18:14

Old ad: Think of the consequences of war with Iran: Fram Oil Filter Commercial- 1972

 

 

An Iran war is inevitable. We can fight a bloody conventional war now or fight a nuke war later with catastrophic results that will for future generations.

 

Has anyone noticed that as far as Iran is concerned they are in a state of war with the United States of America? From acts of terrorism conducted by client Islamic terrorist organizations who killed American civilians and military personnel, giving aid to U.S. enemies in Iraq causing deaths to American soldiers and harboring for a time al Qaeda operatives while the U.S. led an allied army invading Afghanistan whose Taliban government gave political sanction to the same al Qaeda organization.

 

AND YET media outlets and a significant amount of Dems do not want to rock Obama’s Titanic boat deal because the Obamasiah claims some deal with a nation not renouncing war against the USA while public railing for America’s and Israel’s death is better than no deal with a warmongering hate-America deceiving nation.

 

Obama’s Titanic will run into the iceberg Iran with dire consequences whether now or after Obama leaves Office. Lawrence Franklin below gives a picture of the idiocy of Iran Nuke Deal.

 

JRH 8/20/15

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Nuke Deal or Not, Iran Has Already Declared War on Us

 

By Lawrence A. Franklin

August 20, 2015 at 5:00 am

Gatestone Institute

 

Iran has been at war with the "Great Satan" (USA) since the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979. Its opening move was the regime's seizure of the American Embassy and its taking U.S. diplomats hostage for 444 days in 1979-1980. Technically, the move was an internationally recognized casus belli, legitimate cause for war.

 

In addition, the Iranian regime's proxy terrorist group, Hezbollah, engineered the murder of 241 U.S. soldiers, sailors, and marines in Lebanon on October 23, 1983. Iran also sponsored the truck bombing that murdered 19 US Air Force personnel at the Khobar Towers housing complex in Saudi Arabia on June 25, 1996,[1] in an attack allegedly executed by a Bahrain-based cell of Hezbollah, with the cooperation of a Saudi-trained Hezbollah cell.[2]

 

Iran was behind the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks.[3] The Islamic Republic's intelligence services facilitated travel across Iran by several of the hijackers in the weeks leading up to 9/11.[4]

 

Additionally, after the 9/11 attacks, Iran granted refuge, reconstitution, and a base of operations for several high-level al-Qaeda terrorists.[5]

 

After the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in April 2003, when Tehran activated its underground intelligence network in Iraq to target American troops, Iran was responsible either directly or indirectly for about a third of U.S. casualties in Iraq.[6]

 

The Islamic Republic also has given military assistance to the Afghan Taliban to kill U.S. and coalition troops in Afghanistan.[7]

 

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) naval assets have repeatedly instigated confrontations with U.S. naval ships in Persian Gulf waters.

 

IRGC gunboats also have threatened commercial shipping, as well as U.S. and allied military assets in Persian Gulf waters, including the Strait of Hormuz. In late April 2015, Iran seized the Marshall Islands-flagged vessel Maersk Tigris, and detained the ship and crew for weeks. In July, several IRGC gunboats surrounded the U.S.-flagged Maersk Kensington.

 

The most recent Iranian provocation reportedly occurred this month, on August 4, when an Iranian Navy Vosper Class frigate pointed a deck-mounted machine gun at an American helicopter that had just landed on an allied warship.

 

Tehran's assistance to the Shia Houthi tribesmen in Yemen has enabled Iran to expand its territorial control of the country. If the Houthi become the dominant force in Yemen, Iran would be in a position to threaten shipping in the Bab el-Mandab Strait, a maritime chokepoint between the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. A blockade there, as well as at the Strait of Hormuz on the other side of the Arabian Peninsula, would be a clear violation of freedom of navigation on the high seas, a vital international interest acknowledged by the U.S.

 

Iran has also taken its offensive against the United States to the Western hemisphere. Iran has forged intelligence relationships with several Latin American countries that do not have friendly diplomatic relationships with the U.S., such as Cuba, Venezuela, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Bolivia.

 

Hezbollah, Iran's proxy terrorist group, has also infiltrated parts of the United States, with sleeper cells in Dearborn, Michigan; Charlotte, North Carolina; and several other locales.[8]

 

On a strategic political plane, Iran probably believes that it has been able to drive a wedge between the U.S. and its ally, the "Little Satan," Israel, over the Obama Administration's effort to forge a negotiated nuclear treaty with the Iran.[9]

 

This strategy has also been applied to America's political and military alliances with the conservative Sunni Arab governments on the Arabian Peninsula.[10]

 

The IRGC also continues to manage several weapons-development projects, including intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) systems capable of launching nuclear-armed re-entry vehicles at the continental United States.[11]

 

It seems clear that despite the American political establishment's failure to recognize that a state of war already exists between Iran and the United States, the Islamic Republic has no doubt with whom it is at war.

 

 

Left: Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani, speaking on July 17 in Tehran, behind a banner reading "We Will Trample Upon America" and "We defeat the United States." Right: Iran's Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, proclaims "Death to America" on March 2.

 

The diminution of American influence in the region, the destruction of the "Zionist Entity" (Israel), and challenging the legitimacy of Sunni Arab Gulf monarchies appear to be the main motive forces driving Iran's foreign policy.

 

The regime's hardliners use their hostility to the "Great Satan" (America) to demonstrate their loyalty to the Islamic Revolution.

 

U.S. policymakers who hope that the nuclear deal will help nudge the Islamic revolutionary state into becoming a normal member of the international community seem to forget the past. Policymakers, journalists, and intelligence analysts had all predicted that the era of former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami was a sure sign of the evolution of the revolution. Khatami was replaced by the even more hardline president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

 

Dr. Lawrence A. Franklin was the Iran Desk Officer for Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld. He also served on active duty with the U.S. Army and as a Colonel in the Air Force Reserve, where he was a Military Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Israel.


[1] Congressional Testimony in 2002 by FBI former Director Louie Freeh and NPR radio interview and U.S Federal Court Testimony. Freeh accuses Iran's Ministry of Intelligence of supervising truck bomb attack on Khobar Towers in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia citing several Saudi citizens and a Lebanese Hezbollah operative.

 

[2] "The Secret War with Iran" by Ronen Bergman. Free Press, N.Y. 2007. p.195.

 

[3] US District Court Rules Iran Behind 9/11 Attacks." District Court Judge George B. Daniels, in a decision handed down on 15 December 2011, ruled in Havlish et al v. bin-Laden et al that Iran and Hezbollah materially and directly supported al Qaeda in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.

 

[4] See comments of former DIA Director LTG Michael Flynn and seized Bin Laden documents that detail the relationship, as well as Ronen Bergman's chapter on links between Al-Qaeda and Iran.

 

[5] 9/11 Commission Report.

 

[6] U. S. Ambassador James Jeffrey believes that at least a quarter of U.S. combat deaths in Iraq are attributable to Iran. 26 August 2010. Reuters. Other estimates reach the one-third figure.

 

[7] "Dem Congressman on Iran Sanctions Relief: 'They'll Have a Few Billion Left over to Kill Americans'" by Daniel Greenfield, FrontPageMagazine.com, July 15, 2015. The article quotes former member of the Pentagon's Joint Improvised Explosive Device defeat Organization that 500 U.S. combat deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan attributed to Iran is probably on the low side.

 

[8] "The Secret War with Iran" by Ronen Bergman, p.205. "Al-Mabarrat – A Hezbollah Charitable Front in Dearborn, MI?" by Steven Emerson 22 July 2006.

 

[9] Supreme Leader Khamenei has just published the book "Palestine," in which he writes that one objective of Iranian statecraft is to encourage "Israel Fatigue" in America re its alliance with the "Zionist Entity,"

 

[10] Several articles on Arab Gulf allies of U.S. having qualms about possible U.S. shift toward an era of cooperation with Iran. For example: "Like Israel, U.S. Arab Allies Fear Obama's Iran Nuclear Deal" by Yaroslav Trofimov, Wall Street Journal, 4 March 2015; "Why Arab Countries Fear the Iran Deal" by Geneive Abdo, The National Interest, 7 April 2015.

 

[11] Several late July/early August 2015 Congressional hearings, Senate Armed Services Committee, on Iran's ICBM programs.

 

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John R. Houk

© August 19, 2015

 

Just as the discovered document about the Muslim Brotherhood North American agenda (An Explanatory Memorandum) to overrun the USA and Canada with Islam from within like a Trojan Horse, so is the recent Islamic State (IS) document written in Urdu and found in Pakistan important for Westerners to understand an Islamic agenda for global conquest.

 

The IS document is entitled “A Brief History of the Islamic State Caliphate (ISC), The Caliphate According to the Prophet”. As far as I know there is not yet an English translation available to the public yet; however official U.S. government inspection has authenticated the document’s origin. It has a six point global plan that seems to begin with India which is not surprising since the document was discovered in Taliban infested areas of Pakistan. Here is a Khaama Press (Afghan media publishes in Persian [Farsi] and English) enumeration of those six points:

 

 

The document written in Urdu language and with the title ‘A Brief History of the Islamic State Caliphate (ISC): The Caliphate According to the Prophet’ was found in the tribal region of Pakistan.

 

Billed as the ISIS equivalent of Adolf Hitler’s book Mein Kampf the document blames Israel for the rise of the Islamic State and crowns U.S. President Barack Obama as the “Mule of the Jews.”

 

It includes a graphic depiction of the terror group’s plan to “end the world” described in six stages with three already passed.

 

The six-stage battle plan according to Israel National News is following:

 

Phase 1 “Awakening” 2000-2003: Islamic State calls for “a major operation against the U.S... to provoke a crusade against Islam.”

 

Phase 2 “Shock and Awe” 2004 – 2006: Islamic State will lure U.S. into multiple theatres of war, including cyber-attacks and establish charities across the Muslim and Arab world to support terrorism.

 

Phase 3 “Self-reliance” 2007-2010: Islamic State will create “interference” with Iraq’s neighboring states with particular focus on Syria.

 

Phase 4 “Reaping/extortion/receiving” 2010-2013: Islamic State will attack “U.S and Western interests” to destroy their economy and replace the dollar with silver and gold and expose Muslim governments’ relations with Israel and the U.S.

 

Phase 5 Declaring the Caliphate 2013-2016: Not much details offered here. The document just says, “The Caliphate According to The Prophet.”

 

Phase 6, Open Warfare 2017-2020: Islamic State predicts faith will clash with non-believers and “Allah will grant victory to the believers after which peace will reign on earth.”

 

The document builds on evidence that Islamic State is expanding into the region where the September 11 attacks were born. … (Secret ISIS document found in Pakistan attempts to unite Pak-Afghan Taliban and al-Qaeda; By KHAAMA PRESS; Aug 17 2015, 9:59 pm)

 

However there seems some doubts exist pertaining to the document’s authenticity. The Shia-centered news outlet based in the UK – Hidayat TV – expresses some of these doubts:

 

 

‘We see it has a strategy in South Asia. It’s a magician’s trick, watch this hand and you’ll never see what the other is doing,’ he said.

 

The authenticity of the document has reportedly been confirmed as genuine by retired U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Gen. Michael Flynn.

 

Yet some of its claims seem out of place, particularly the idea that the jihadi group perceive India as its future battleground rather than Western Europe.

 

The document also contains a lengthy history of Islamic State and militant jihadism before conveniently suggesting that Pakistan and Afghanistan would be the next areas for terror camps.

 

Reading more like the work of a dedicated fan rather than an official document, the file claims; ‘Accept the fact that this caliphate will survive and prosper until it takes over the entire world and beheads every last person that rebels against Allah. This is the bitter truth, swallow it.’

 

… (Bold text is the website’s - Secret jihadist document discovered in Pakistan calls Obama 'mule of the Jews'; blames Israel for emergence of Islamist group; Hidayat TVGuidance to the right path; 8/18/15 9:17am)

 

Heavy.com has an article focusing on authenticity entitled, “ISIS ‘Mein Kampf’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know”.

 

Even as the Muslim Brotherhood agenda is spreading Islam globally via stealth infiltration then exerting political pressure the Islamic State’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seems to have a global agenda more akin to Islam’s pseudo-prophet Mohammed to force Islam down the throat of non-Muslims. His agenda is to begin within the Muslim dominated world then expand eastward beginning with India. After that … no secret document has been found yet; however it is not a big leap to guess who would be next.

 

Here is the more detailed article on the IS’s secret document discovered in Pakistan which I discovered in my email box from NoisyRoom.net.

 

JRH 8/19/15

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ISIS ‘End Of The World’ Manifesto Investigation

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Posted on August 17, 2015 12:51 pm

Found on Denise Simon’s FoundersCode.com

 

ISIS ‘Mein Kampf’ Blames Israel for Global Terrorism

Experts pouring over secret Islamic State dossier found in Pakistan’s tribal badlands; Arutz Sheva gains an exclusive look.

 

By Sara A. Carter, American Media Institute

First Publish: 8/16/2015, 8:52 PM

 

NoisyRoom.net

Abu Bakr al- Bagdhadi

 

Intelligence officials are comparing a newly discovered secret Islamic State document to Hitler’s “Mein Kampf,” as it blames Israel for the rise of the Islamic State and crowns U.S. President Barack Obama as the “Mule of the Jews.”

 

Found in Pakistan’s remote tribal region by American Media Institute (AMI), the 32-page Urdu language document promotes an “end of the world” battle as a final solution. It argues that the Islamic leader should be recognized as the sole ruler of the world’s 1 billion Muslims, under a religious empire called a “caliphate.”

 

“It reads like the caliphate’s own Mein Kampf,” said a U.S. intelligence official, who reviewed the document. “While the world is watching videos of beheadings and crucifixions in Iraq and Syria the Islamic State is moving into North Africa the Middle East, and now we see it has a strategy in South Asia. It’s a magician’s trick, watch this hand and you’ll never see what the other is doing.”

 

Retired U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Gen. Michael Flynn and other U.S. intelligence officials confirmed the authenticity of the document based on its unique markings, specific language used to describe leaders and the writing style and religious wording that matched other Islamic State records.

 

Flynn said the undated document, “A Brief History of the Islamic State Caliphate (ISC), The Caliphate According to the Prophet,” is a campaign plan that “lays out their intent, their goals and objectives, a red flag to which we must pay attention.”

 

The document serves as a Nazi-like recruiting pitch that attempts to unite dozens of factions of the Pakistani and Afghan Taliban into a single army of terror.  It includes a never-before-seen history of the Islamic State, details chilling future battle plans and urges al-Qaeda to join Islamic State.

 

Its tone is direct: “Accept the fact that this caliphate will survive and prosper until it takes over the entire world and beheads every last person that rebels against Allah. This is the bitter truth, swallow it.”

 

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal center for human rights who heads Center’s Digital Terrorism and Hate Project, compares the Islamic State threats in the document to the rise of Nazism pre-World War II.

 

The brutal killing of a teacher and three children at the Ozar Hatorah school in Toulouse in 2012 by an Algerian Islamist was a major signal to the Jewish community that Europe was no longer safe and that not enough was being done to curtail the rise of anti-semitism, he said.

 

“It’s important to remember what our founder, Wiesenthal said, ‘it often starts with the Jews but it never ends with the Jews,” Cooper said. “As a matter fact [Islamic State] did not create anti-semitism but they are taking advantage of it, and they are building on it.”

 

The document advocates creating a new terrorist army in Afghanistan and Pakistan to trigger a war in India and provoke an Armageddon-like confrontation with the United States. It also details Islamic State’s plot to attack U.S. soldiers as they withdraw from Afghanistan and target America diplomats and Pakistani officials and blames the rise of jihadi organizations on the establishment of Israel.

 

“No sooner had the British government relinquished control of Israel, Ben-Gurion, the leader of the Jews, declared the independence of the State of Israel, triggering a global migration of Jews to the Jewish State, and launching the systematic persecution of Palestinian Muslims who had to abandon their homes and migrate,” the document states.

 

The document discloses the history of Islamic State dating back to the early 1990s and explains why in 2011 its leader, Abu Bakr al- Bagdhadi, unleashed car bombs to avenge Osama bin Laden’s death, and boasts about the suicide rates of American soldiers.

 

“Urban centers across Iraq exploded with car bombs and IED’s. The losses inflicted upon Americans, apostates, and heretics were unprecedented, as were the suicide rates amongst U.S soldiers,” the document states. “This state of affairs forced Mule of the Jews, U.S President Obama to announce an exit plan.”

 

The battle plan to “end the world” is described in six phases (three of which have already passed) – ripping pages from al-Qaeda’s original plans to defeat the west, in a graphic illustration of how ISIS sees itself as the true heirs to Osama Bin Laden’s legacy.

 

 

  • Phase 1 “Awakening” 2000-2003: Islamic State calls for “a major operation against the U.S... to provoke a crusade against Islam.”

 

  • Phase 2 “Shock and Awe” 2004 – 2006: Islamic State will lure U.S. into multiple theatres of war, including cyber-attacks and establish charities across the Muslim and Arab world to support terrorism.

 

  • Phase 3 “Self-reliance” 2007-2010: Islamic State will create “interference” with Iraq’s neighboring states with particular focus on Syria.

 

  • Phase 4 “Reaping/extortion/receiving” 2010-2013Islamic State will attack “U.S and Western interests” to destroy their economy and replace the dollar with silver and gold and expose Muslim governments’ relations with Israel and the U.S.

 

  • Phase 5 Declaring the Caliphate 2013-2016: Not much details offered here. The document just says, “The Caliphate According to The Prophet.

 

  • Phase 6, Open Warfare 2017-2020:  Islamic State predicts faith will clash with non-believers and “Allah will grant victory to the believers after which peace will reign on earth.”

 

The document urges followers of al-Qaeda and the Taliban to join the Islamic State in overthrowing Arab governments who have relations with the U.S. and Israel, unlike al-Qaeda, which believed it was “important to weaken the U.S before launching an armed revolt in Arab states and establishing a caliphate.”

 

In response to the document, a senior ranking Israeli official said that in the Middle East the world faces two threats – from Islamic State and from Iran. “We need not strengthen one at the expense of the other. We need to weaken both and prevent the aggression and arming of both,” he warned.

 

Alistair Baskey, deputy spokesman for the White House’s National Security Council said Islamic State is being monitored “closely to see whether their emergence will have a meaningful impact on the threat environment in the region.”

 

The document builds on evidence that Islamic State is expanding into the region where the September 11 attacks were born. A united Taliban, backed by the hundreds of millions of dollars of Iraqi oil revenue now enjoyed by Islamic State, would be a “game-changer,” officials said.

 

The document warns that “preparations” for an attack in India are underway and predicts that an attack will provoke an apocalyptic confrontation with America: “Even if the U.S tries to attack with all its allies, which undoubtedly it will, the (entire global Muslim community) will be united, resulting in the final battle.”

 

A war in India would magnify Islamic State stature and threaten the stability of the region, said Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution who served more than 30 years in the CIA. “Attacking in India is the Holy Grail of South Asian jihadists.”

 

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry denied the presence of Islamic State in the region, calling it only “a potential threat.”

 

Unlike al-Qaida, whose focus was the United States and other western nations, the document said Islamic State leaders believe that’s the wrong strategic goal. “Instead of wasting energy in a direct confrontation with the U.S., we should focus on an armed uprising in the Arab world for the establishment of the caliphate,” the document said.

 

The failure to target the radical Islamic ideas has given the group breathing room to spread throughout the world much like Hitler did.

 

“We did a lousy job predicting what Hitler was going to do in the 1920s, 1930s – honestly, we blew it,” Cooper said. “It’s hard to take seriously or believe that such hatred was real or would be possible. They made jokes about Jews, degraded Jews but nobody believed that they would be capable of what they were saying.  So now, when groups, like [Islamic State] come along and say they are going to do A B and C, you have to take them for their word.”

 

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This is not the first revelation when it comes to Islamic State in Pakistan, such that who in the White House, the National Security Council or at the United Nations is really taking heed from 2014?

 

NBC: QUETTA, Pakistan — ISIS has created a 10-man “strategic planning wing” with a master plan on how to wage war against the Pakistani military, and is trying to join forces with local militants, according to a government memo obtained by NBC News.

 

NBC Video: What is a Caliphate?

 

 

 

“They are now planning to inflict casualties to Pakistan Army outfits who are taking part in operation Zarb-e-Azb,” says the alert, referring to the military offensive against the Pakistani Taliban and other militants that was launched in June in a tribal region near the Afghan border.

 

Labeled “secret,” the memo was sent by the government of Balochistan, a southwestern province that borders Afghanistan, to authorities and intelligence officials across Pakistan last week. Akber Durrani, the province’s home secretary, called it “routine” and said Sunni militant group and its sympathizers do not have a stronghold there.

 

But the document suggests that ISIS has Pakistan in its cross-hairs, warning that the group aims to stir up sectarian unrest by dispatching the local militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on offensives against Pakistan’s minority Shiite Muslim community, further destabilizing a country already battling Taliban and al Qaeda elements. Most Pakistanis are Sunni Muslims. Mistrust has existed between Shiites and Sunnis for around 1,400 years.

 

Photo: Secret Government of Balochistan [a Pakistan province] Document Photo on DAISH [Islamic State] Activities

 

Secret letter sent by the government of Balochistan regarding ISIS activity in Pakistan. NBC News

 

ISIS has seized large areas of Syria and Iraq. It claims to have recruited 10,000 to 12,000 followers in tribal areas on the Afghan border, including in Hangu, which is known for hostility between Shiites and Sunnis, the memo says.

 

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, which has claimed responsibility for violence against Shiites, and Sipa-e Muhammed, which has struck against Sunnis, were banned after 9/11.

 

Just days ago, the chief minister of Balochistan, Dr. Malik Baloch, told journalists he had no information about the presence of ISIS in the province. “However, there are fundamentalists whose approach is similar to that of ISIS,” he said.

 

The memo recommended “strict monitoring” of militants and “extreme vigilance” to ward off any attacks.

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The question to ponder: Since a majority of Muslims consider themselves to be moderate and non-violent because the true Islam is non-violent and peaceful, should we believe the moderates since Islamic terrorists quote the Quran to justify their violent actions? Raymond Ibrahim examines some examples from Hitler’s Third Reich between a good Nazi and a bad Nazi; then applies the logic to Islam.

 

JRH 8/17/15

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How Nazism Explains ‘Moderate’ and ‘Radical’ Islam

By Raymond Ibrahim 

August 16, 2015

Raymond Ibrahim – Islam Translated

Also posted at PJ Media

 

If Islamic doctrines are inherently violent, why isn’t every single Muslim in the world—that is, approximately 1.5 billion people—violent?

 

This question represents one of Islam’s most popular apologetics: because not all Muslims are violent, intolerant, or sponsor terrorism—a true statement—Islam itself must be innocent.

 

Let’s briefly consider this logic.

 

First, there are, in fact, many people who identify themselves as Muslims but who do not necessarily adhere to or support Islam’s more supremacist and intolerant doctrines.  If you have lived in a Muslim majority nation, you would know this to be true.

 

The all-important question is, what do such Muslims represent?  Are they following a legitimate, “moderate,” version of Islam—one more authentic than the terrorist variety?  That’s what the media, politicians, and academics would have us believe.

 

The best way to answer this question is by analogy:

 

German Nazism is a widely condemned ideology, due to its (“Aryan/white”) supremacist element.  But the fact is, many Germans who were members or supporters of the Nazi party were “good” people.  They did not believe in persecuting Jews and other “non-Aryans,” and some even helped such “undesirables” escape, at no small risk to themselves.

 

Consider Oskar Schindler.  An ethnic German and formal member of the Nazi party, he went to great lengths to save Jews from slaughter.

 

How do we reconcile his good deed with his bad creed?

 

Was Schindler practicing a legitimate, “moderate,” form of Nazism?  Or is it more reasonable to say that he subscribed to some tenets of National Socialism, but when it came to killing fellow humans in the name of racial supremacy, his humanity rose above his allegiance to Nazism?

 

Indeed, many Germans joined or supported the National Socialist Party more because it was the “winning” party, one that offered hope, and less because of its racial theories.

 

That said, other Germans joined the Nazi party precisely because of its racial supremacist theories and were only too happy to see “sub-humans” incinerated.

 

Now consider how this analogy applies to Islam and Muslims: first, unlike most Germans who chose to join or support the Nazi party, the overwhelming majority of Muslims around the world were simply born into Islam; they had no choice.  Many of these Muslims know the bare minimum about Islam—the Five Pillars—and are ignorant of Islam’s supremacist theories.

 

Add Islam’s apostasy law to the mix—leaving Islam can earn the death penalty—and it becomes clear that there are many nominal “Muslims” who seek not to rock the boat.

 

That said, there are also a great many Muslims who know exactly what Islam teaches—including violence, plunder, and enslavement of the kafir, or infidel—and who happily follow it precisely because of its supremacism.

 

In both Nazism and Islam, we have a supremacist ideology on the one hand, and people who find themselves associated with this ideology for a number of reasons on the other hand: from those born into it, to those who join it for its temporal boons, to those who are sincere and ardent believers.

 

The all-important difference is this: when it comes to Nazism, the world is agreed that it is a supremacist ideology.  Those who followed it to the core were “bad guys”—such as Adolf Hitler.  As for the “good Nazis,” who helped shelter persecuted Jews and performed other altruistic deeds, the world acknowledges that they were not following a “moderate” form of Nazism, but that their commitment to Nazism was nonchalant at best.

 

This is the correct paradigm to view Islam and Muslims with: Islam does contain violent and supremacist doctrines.  This is a simple fact.  Those who follow it to the core were and are “bad guys”—for example, Osama bin Laden.  Still, there are “good Muslims.”  Yet they are good not because they follow a good, or “moderate,” Islam, but because they are not thoroughly committed to Islam in the first place.

 

Put differently, was Schindler’s altruism a product of “moderate Nazism” or was it done in spite of Nazism altogether?  Clearly the latter.  In the same manner, if a Muslim treats a non-Muslim with dignity and equality, is he doing so because he follows a legitimate brand of “moderate Islam,” or is he doing so in spite of Islam, because his own sense of decency compels him?

 

Considering that Islamic law is unequivocally clear that non-Muslims are to be subjugated and live as third-class “citizens”—the Islamic State’s many human rights abuses vis-à-vis non-Muslims are a direct byproduct of these teachings—clearly any Muslim who treats “infidels” with equality is behaving against Islam.

 

So why is the West unable to apply the Nazi paradigm to the question of Islam and Muslims?  Why is it unable to acknowledge that Islamic teachings are inherently supremacist, though obviously not all Muslims are literally following these teachings—just like not all members of any religion are literally following the teachings of their faith?

 

This question becomes more pressing when one realizes that, for over a millennium, the West deemed Islam an inherently violent and intolerant cult.  Peruse the writings of non-Muslims from the dawn of Islam up until recently—from Theophanes the Confessor (d. 818) to  Winston Churchill (d. 1965)—and witness how they all depicted Islam as a violent creed that thrives on conquering, plundering, and subjugating the “other.”  (Here are Marco Polo’s thoughts).

 

The problem today is that the politically correct establishment—academia, mainstream media, politicians, and all other talking heads—not ones to be bothered with reality or history, have made it an established “fact” that Islam is “one of the world’s great religions.”  Therefore, the religion itself—not just some of its practitioners —is inviolable to criticism.

 

The point here is that identifying the negative elements of an ideology and condemning it accordingly is not so difficult.  We have already done so, with Nazism and other ideologies and cults.  And we know the difference between those who follow such supremacist ideologies (“bad” people), and those who find themselves as casual, uncommitted members (good or neutral people).

 

In saner times when common sense could vent and breathe, this analogy would have been deemed superfluous.  In our times, however, where lots of nonsensical noise is disseminated far and wide by the media—and tragically treated as serious “analysis”—common sense must be methodically spelled out: Yes, an ideology/religion can be accepted as violent or even evil, and no, many of its adherents need not be violent or evil—they can even be good—for the reasons discussed above.

 

This is the most objective way to understand the relationship between Islam as a body of teachings and Muslims as individual people.

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August 14th commemorated Pakistan’s independence from British rule and the Muslim partition from India. Shamim Masih reflects on how this Independence Day has evolved for Pakistani Christians and other non-Sunni Muslims in general. Shamim does not say this specifically, but his description of the plight of Pakistani Christians is the result of Sharia Law and Islamic Supremacism.

 

JRH 8/16/15

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Independence Day

 

By Shamim Masih

Sent: 8/14/2015 11:51 AM

 

As a Sunni majority Pakistan is celebrating the 68th Independence Day, where religious minorities of the country are still living in fear. Pakistan came into being on the basis of the odd two nation theory. In spite of living together for centuries, the Hindus and the Muslims were unable to co-operate and co-exist with each other on the basis of religion.  Thus the two nation theory was presented and pretended that there were two different nations living in the sub-continent, who have different religions, cultures and social values and back ground. And they can never merge with each other; whereas cultural and social values were mostly common other than religion. Therefore Muslim leaders demanded a separate homeland for them.

 

After years of struggle, Mohammad Ali Jinnah succeeded in getting a separate homeland for the Muslims of South Asia in 1947. On August 11, 1947. This was just three days prior to independence. Jinnah the founder of the country made a speech in the constitution assembly and called on Pakistanis not to interject religion into their public lives. The important role of minorities was enshrined in the national flag with a white bar. He said, you are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place or worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion or caste or creed that has nothing to do with the business of the State.

 

Now you see that the founding father has set other religions minorities’ free and mentioned that religion, caste or creed has nothing to do with the business of the State. But after two decades, an ideological state established in the name of Islam lost its east wing. East Pakistan emerged on the world map as Bangladesh. Unfortunately Pakistan is not independent in true spirit yet; certain mindset persons dominate and rule [the nation]. After the partition of Bangladesh [from the central government in the west], later Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto started discrimination with religious minorities. He declared Ahmadis as non-Muslims and managed to sideline the religious minorities nationalizing Christian’s educational and health institutions.

 

Later a military dictator Gen Zia made strict blasphemy laws and since then more than 1500 blasphemy cases were reported. Sources confirm that 51 blasphemy accused were murdered before their respective trials were over. How can Pakistan be truly called independent when its religious minorities suffer? Asia Bibi, mother of five, Sawan Masih and a Christian Couple in Gojra and many others are still suffering in jail from a death sentence accused of blasphemy cases. If the constitution gives equal rights to all citizens; why were Christian colonies like Shanty Nager, Sangla Hill, Gojra and Joseph Colony and a Church in Mardan city all set ablaze? The Christian couple was burnt alive and churches in Bhawalpur [or Bahawalpur], Peshawar and Youhanabad, Lahore were attacked where hundreds worshipers were killed and many were injured. Christians along with other minorities of Pakistan faces discrimination and persecution by the State and fellow citizens. They are routinely been accused of blasphemy and attacked or jailed. Their homes and worship places are burned down. Young girls are kidnapped, raped and forcefully converted to Islam and married.

 

Nazir S Bhatti, president Pakistan Christian Congress (PCC) said Pakistan Christians are not free in a true sense, instead they are gone into slavery. They can’t worship freely and enjoy their life. He said rulers have bulldozed minorities’ basic rights and turned them into second class citizens of the country. Thus the independence day of the 14th August, does not represent a true spirit of freedom. Albert David, chairman Pakistan United Christian Moment (PUCM), while expressing his view on Independence Day said unfortunately the real freedom and real democracy could not prevail in the country. The government and private sector have failed to provide equal rights to minorities in Pakistan. We can even see the discrimination in the legislation. Top most offices in the country are banned for minority representatives. Doors of the President house, Prime Minister, Chief Minister, Chief of Army Staff and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court are closed for religious minorities.

 

During Ramadan, all restaurants and other coffee shops are closed, not only this no minority member can eat or drink in an open space. The law is extremely hypocritical and prejudiced not only on a social level, but also on a religious level. It has been preached and a guarantee of equal rights to minorities in [our] Islamic [nation] as well as the constitution of Pakistan. Then why are religious minorities deprived to eat in restaurants or at offices or any other public place? Why [enforce Islamic religious obligations on minorities if] it is not their religious duty to fast during Ramadan? Enforcing respect of Ramadan by an ordinance is a violation of human rights. [Can you agree that] it is not a violation of human rights? Now the time has come that the people of Pakistan and the government have to realize that religious observance is usually a personal matter, not an insurance plan.

 

Be Blessed,

Shamim Masih

 

Correspondent,

Pakistan Today, (About Pakistan Today)

Blogger and Human Rights Activist
http://oiwerk.blogspot.com/

 

For Americans especially, I have discovered the best way to donate to Shamim Masih is via Western Union sending money with this LINK to a Western Union agent in Islamabad. Include Shamim’s phone - +92-300-642-4560

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There is more of an issue with Obama’s Iran Nuke Deal than merely a bad deal. The other part of the issue is Obama made a deal while American citizens are rotting in an Iranian prison either on bogus charges or the offence of being a Christian in a psycho-Twelver Shia nation. United Against Nuclear Iran has the tragic details.

 

JRH 8/15/15

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UANI Statement and Fact Sheet on Four American Hostages Left Behind in Iran Despite Deal

 

Sent by United Against Nuclear Iran

Sent: Aug 14 at 1:32 PM

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 14, 2015
Phone: (212) 922-0063
press@uani.com

 

First Ad of Renewed UANI Campaign Highlights American Hostages' Plight

 

On Tuesday, August 11, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) resumed its multi-million-dollar campaign to educate Americans on the Iran nuclear agreement's defects with an ad entitled "Leave No Man Behind." The ad focuses on one of the most glaring flaws in the deal--the continued captivity in Iran of four U.S. hostages:

 

  • Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian (1+ year / 389 days in prison)

 

  • Pastor Saeed Abedini (3+ years / 1,123 days in prison)

 

  • Marine veteran Amir Hekmati (3+ years / 1,447 days in prison)

 

  • Former FBI agent Robert Levinson (8+ years / 3,081 days missing)

 

"Even if the agreement was successful in establishing a permanent and verifiable check on Iranian nuclear ambitions the failure to secure the release of American hostages held in Iran is unacceptable," said UANI CEO Mark D. Wallace, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. and UANI Chairman Joseph I. Lieberman, former U.S. senator from Connecticut. "The American people should consider whether any potential limited and short-term benefits are worth the heavy costs of this agreement--including leaving four Americans behind in Iran."

 

Three of the four American hostages are imprisoned by the Iranian regime on trumped-up charges. All four reportedly have been subjected to physical and psychological torture, including forced confessions, extended solitary confinement, and beatings.

 

Please learn more about the unjust, inhumane captivity of these four Americans below:

 

Jason Rezaian (age 39), The Washington Post bureau chief in Tehran, has been detained in the country since the summer of 2014. On July 22, 2014, Iranian security forces raided the home of Rezaian and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, seized laptops and documents and detained the couple. While Salehi, an Iranian national, was released in October 2014, Rezaian remained in custody on unspecified charges.

The Iranian judiciary denied Rezaian bail and prohibited him from speaking with an attorney for nearly 9 months. Additionally, the Iranian government refused to release any information on Rezaian's welfare and denied the State Department's requests for consular access through the Swiss embassy.

Rezaian's case was assigned to Judge Abolghassem Salavati, an infamous "hanging judge" known for imposing harsh punishments including long prison sentences, lashings, and executions. In April 2015, it was revealed that Rezaian was being charged with four crimes, including espionage, "collaborating with hostile governments," and "propaganda against the establishment." His trial began on May 26, 2015 but was closed to the public. If convicted, "Rezaian reportedly faces up to 20 years in prison."

Rezaian has been kept in in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison, most of the time in solitary confinement. According to his brother, Rezaian has been forced to sleep on the concrete floor of his cell, and his physical and mental health has deteriorated. Rezaian suffers from recurring eye infections, groin inflammation, and high blood pressure; family members worry "stress and a lack of access to medicine could aggravate his condition." Rezaian is now considered the longest held Western journalist in Iran.

 

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Saeed Abedini (age 35), a Christian pastor, Muslim convert to Christianity, and dual citizen of Iran and the U.S., has been detained in Iran since the summer of 2012. IRGC members pulled Abedini off of a bus on July 28, 2012 while he was in Iran visiting family and building an orphanage. After intense interrogations, Abedini was placed under house arrest. On September 26, 2012, while awaiting trial, Abedini was abducted from his family's home in Tehran by five Revolutionary Guards and taken to Evin Prison.

In January 2013, Abedini was sentenced to eight years in prison for "undermining national security by working to establish home-based Christian churches in Iran from 2000 to 2005." Abedini has been incarcerated in two of Iran's most brutal prisons--Evin and Rajai Shahr--where he "[has faced] daily threats and abuse because he refuses to deny his Christian faith."

While in captivity, Abedini has been subjected to "repeated beatings, malnourishment, and lack of proper medical treatment." Upon visiting his son at Rajai Shahr Prison in December 2013, the pastor's father reported that Abedini had "visibly lost weight, he is covered from head to toe with lice because of lack of basic hygiene and he has been refused medicine for internal injuries he suffered at the beginning of his incarceration." As of February 2015, Abedini is still being held in Rajai Shahr Prison.


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Amir Hekmati (age 32), a former U.S. marine who served in Iraq and an Iranian-American dual citizen, was arrested in August 2011 while on his first trip to Iran to see his aging grandmothers. On August 29, 2011, Iranian authorities abducted Hekmati while he was preparing to go to a Ramadan feast with family. Following his abduction, Hekmati was incarcerated in Evin Prison "with no explanation to his family."

In January 2012, "Iran's Revolutionary Court sentenced him to death and aired a televised confession in which he claimed to be a spy for the CIA." However, "after international outcry, in March 2012 Iran's Supreme Court overturned his death sentence and ordered a retrial." In a letter he wrote that was smuggled out of his jail and published in September 2013, Hekmati said, "This is part of a propaganda and hostage-taking effort by Iranian intelligence to secure the release of Iranians abroad being held on security-related charges." In April 2014, the New York Times reported that Hekmati "was secretly retried by a revolutionary court in December [2013], convicted of 'practical collaboration with the American government' and given a 10-year prison term."

In a letter written to the Iranian ministers of justice and intelligence, Hekmati protested the prison's cold cells, frequent power blackouts, and vermin. That same month, Hekmati suspended a hunger strike after Evin Prison officials promised that they "would take steps to have his case revisited by Iranian authorities." While Hekmati suffers from untreated lung infections and is plagued by ticks and lice on a daily basis, he has vowed to resume his hunger strike if "real action is not taken on his case with real results."

In March 2015, Hekmati renounced his Iranian citizenship and vowed that he would never return to Iran if he were released. In a statement to his mother, Hekmati also reported being tasered during interrogations, whipped on his feet with cables, and being force-fed drugs such as lithium. Prison officials also subjected Hekmati to sleep deprivation and psychological torture.

Prison guards taunted Hekmati following the White House Correspondents' Dinner in April by telling him President Obama did not mention his name during the event. Hekmati's sister Sarah said he is being made to feel "that the country he put his life on the line for, the one he defended, and the president he voted for has left him behind and are not actively trying to secure his freedom." In late April, Sarah met with members of Congress and White House officials to discuss her brother's release.

 

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Robert Levinson (age 67), American private investigator and retired FBI agent, disappeared on March 9, 2007 on Iran's Kish Island, reportedly while on an unauthorized CIA mission to investigate corruption. He has "not been publicly seen or heard from since." In late 2010 and early 2011, Levinson's family received a hostage video and photographs of him, in which he appears gaunt, emaciated, and heavily bearded. Levinson's family has not received any other information from his captors.

In December 2013, Iran-based American fugitive Dawud Salahuddin disclosed that he witnessed Iranian agents detaining Levinson at the time of his disappearance. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif recently "denied all knowledge of Levinson's whereabouts," yet there is "consensus" among U.S. officials that the Iranian government is responsible for Levinson's abduction and captivity. Levinson suffers from gout, hypertension, and diabetes. Levinson is now considered to be the longest-held hostage in American history.

 

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Recent press coverage of the four American hostages in Iran:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent opinion pieces on the four American hostages in Iran:

 

 

 

 

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United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) is a not-for-profit, non-partisan, advocacy group that seeks to prevent Iran from fulfilling its ambition to obtain nuclear weapons. UANI was founded in 2008 by Ambassador Mark D. Wallace, the late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, former CIA Director Jim Woolsey and Middle East expert Dennis Ross. UANI’s private sanctions campaigns and state and Federal legislative initiatives focus on ending the economic and financial support of the Iranian regime by corporations at a time when the international community is attempting to compel Iran to abandon its illegal nuclear weapons program, support for terrorism and gross human rights violations.

 

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ACT for America has sent an email with the contact link for those Senators that have not taken a public stand of for or against Obama’s Iran Nuke Deal. If you live in that particular State and you comprehend that Iran is trustworthy and intends a nuke missile whether delayed or acted upon clandestinely, THEN contact your Senator to express your incredulity that Obama has pushed this deal as better than no deal. The fact is it’s a pay me now or pay me later deal in which Iran gets nuclear WMD. How about taking military action against their nuke facilities for pay me NEVER.

 

Congratulate those two brave Democrat Senators opposing the deal.

 

Castigate your Democrat Senator that supports Iran’s path to nuclear WMD.

 

JRH 8/14/15

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ACTION ALERT UPDATE: Please Contact These U.S. Senators


Thank you for all that you've already done in working to stop President Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran. Thousands of people just like you have called or written to tell the Senate that Iran must not be allowed to get a nuclear weapon.

Some Senators have publicly declared their position on the bill since the last time we wrote.

Please, contact the Senators who have not announced a position and tell them to oppose the deal, and tell the Senators who have said they will vote in favor of the deal that they need to change their minds! Be sure to thank the Senators who have said they oppose the deal. Doing so has not been easy for them.

We've heard that a number of Senators will not accept email from people who do not live in their state, so the best way to reach the entire list is via phone.

Thank you for all that you do! Remember, if we all do a little, together we can accomplish a lot!


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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV
Phone: (202) 224-3954
Email: www.manchin.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact-form

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-IN
Phone: (202) 224-4814
Email: www.donnelly.senate.gov/contact/email-joe

Sen. Cris Coons, D-DE
Phone: (202) 224-5042
Email: www.coons.senate.gov/contact/

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-MD
Phone: (202) 224-4524
Email: www.cardin.senate.gov/contact/

Sen. Robert Casey, D-PA
Phone: (202) 224-6324
Email: www.casey.senate.gov/contact/


Opposing the Agreement:

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY

Phone: (202) 224-6542
Email: http://www.schumer.senate.gov/contact/email-chuck

Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ

Phone: (202) 224-4744
Email: menendez.senate.gov/contact/


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Sen. Brian Schatz, D-HI

Phone: (202) 224-3934
Email: www.schatz.senate.gov/contact

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY

Phone: (202) 224-4451
Email: www.gillibrand.senate.gov/contact/

Sen. Bill Nelson, D-FL

Phone: (202) 224-5274
Email: www.billnelson.senate.gov/contact-bill

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA

Phone: (202) 224-4024
Email: www.kaine.senate.gov/contact

Sen. Al Franken, D-MN

Phone: (202) 224-5641
Email: www.franken.senate.gov/?p=contact

Sen. Jon Tester, D-MT

Phone: (202) 224-2644
Email: www.tester.senate.gov/Contact/index.cfm

 

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Yurki1000 posted a comment to a video created by Mark Charles Hardie which a calls a “…message to people of faith”. I have posted my doubts on the sincerity of Mr. Hardie who is running (according to him) simultaneously for the Senate seat in California and POTUS in 2016. Those two posts:

 

 

 

I still consider Mr. Hardie an inauthentic schmoozer. In his video he speaks in Hebrew then translate it himself. It sounds good but I do have reservations about Mr. Hardie’s character.

 

I am cross posting Yurki1000’s comment because it is supportive of Israel and takes a timely swipe at European Antisemitism in which Yurki uses Norway as an example. Yurki alludes that Norway is becoming a state sponsor of Antisemitism particularly through that nation’s support for creating a Palestinian State from land Promised by God Almighty to the line of descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. That would eliminate the validity of Muslim Jew-hating Arabs that call themselves Palestinians.

 

Yurki’s comment did not have a title so I arbitrarily gave it one. I used some Editorial liberty to place two explanatory quotes within Yurki’s comment.

 

JRH 8/13/15

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Bless Israel

yurki1000

August 12, 2015 at 12:21 AM

 

To Mark

 

We bless.

 

http://weblessisrael.org/

 

This website makes clear the message in the Bible that those who bless Israel will be blessed, and those who curse Israel will be cursed. It gives historical proof of this spiritual principle with some historical facts applying to both individuals and nations, and then gives some links with opportunities for each of us to bless Israel. Reference the Book of Genesis, Chapter 12, Verses 1-3

 

We do not curse.

 

https://radiopatriot.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/boycott-israel.jpg?w=529&h=364

> As foreign minister arrived Utøya he was met with a demand from the AUF that Norway must recognize a Palestinian state.

 

[Blog Editor: “AUF” is a Left Wing Norwegian youth organization:

 

The Workers' Youth League (BokmålArbeidernes Ungdomsfylking, NynorskArbeidaranes Ungdomsfylking, or AUF) is Norway's largest political youth organization and is affiliated with the Norwegian Labour Party. (Workers' Youth League (Norway); Wikipedia; This page was last modified on 9 June 2015, at 22:41.)]

 

– The Palestinians must have their own state, the occupation must end, the wall must be demolished and it must happen now, said the Foreign Minister to cheers from the audience. Earlier this week, when Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas visited Norway, the Minister said to TV 2 news channel that Norway stands ready to recognize a Palestinian state. This he repeated during the debate on Utøya.


– We are ready to recognize a Palestinian state. I await the actual resolution text Palestinians will promote the UN General Assembly in September, said the Minister. In fact, a picture taken by Reuters during the foreign minister’s visit shows one youth holding up a sign saying “boycott Israel” in Norwegian.

 

We‘re also learning that Norway’s position on Israel and Palestine may not be surprising giving its ties to socialism, especially the Labor Party and AUF.

 

For starters, AUF is affiliated with the group called the Young European Socialists (ECOSY). Understandably, ECOSY posted a condolence message to AUF — which populated the island camp — on its website. That message was also signed by members of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) and referred to the AUF youths as “comrades:” < (Norwegian campsite Utoya was socialist and anti-Israel; Posted by Radiopatriot; Radio Patriot; 7/23/11)

 

 

Shema Israel

 

VIDEO: Elohay Shema Israel - Sarit Hadad - rigui

 

Posted by Rigo kmachor

Uploaded on July 26, 2009

 

[Blog Editor: Below is a Google translation of the video description.]

 

Shema Yisrael, Adonai Eloheinu, Adonai echad 
Baruch shem kevod, Malchuto leolam Vaed ,,,,,,,,,,,, When the heart weeps-only God hears / pain arises from the depths of the soul / man falls / before hundirce more / with a little prayer / short silence / Listen Israel, my God / You can do everything / you gave me life / You gave it to me all / a tear in my eyes / And the heart cries in silence / and when the heart is quiet / the soul cries / ,,, Listen Israel ... my God / now I'm alone ... / me strong my Elohim / do not be afraid / The pain is strong / and there is nowhere escaper / bundle it end / because I have no strength / ,,, When the cries Hearts / time stops / man sees / all his life suddenly / the unknown, he does not want to go / ... and Elohim cries before his great fall / ,,,,,,, Listen Israel, my God / You can do everything / you gave me life / you gave me all / ,,, a tear in my eyes / And the heart cries silent / and when the heart is quiet / the soul cries / ,,, Listen Israel, my God / I am now alone / my God make me strong / do not be afraid ,,,,,,,, Shalom Alechem!

 

HEAR ISRAEL MY GOD

 

When the heart cries only God hears
the pain rises out of the soul
a man falls down before he sinks down
with a little prayer (he) cuts the silence

 

Hear Israel my God, you're the omnipotent
you gave me my life, you gave me everything
in my eyes a tear, the heart cries quietly
and when the heart is quiet, the soul screams
Hear Israel my God, now I am alone
strengthen me my God; make it that I won't fear
the pain is big, and there's no where to run away
make it end, for no more strength is left within me

 

When the heart cries, time stands still
all of a sudden, the man sees his entire life
he doesn't want to go to the unknown
he cries to his God right before a big fall (HEAR ISRAEL / HEAR MY GOD; HebrewSongs.org)

 

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Muhammad Ali Jinnah

 

 

Intro to Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

Intro by Editor: John R. Houk

Post date: August 12, 2015

Author: Shamim Masih

 

Shamim begins his exposure of the treatment of Christians in Pakistan by quoting a former Pakistani Supreme Court Justice in his first paragraph which I updated from an English language report on the Daily Times of Pakistan. Perhaps you should read the entire link because Dost Muhammad Khan laments the radical Islam as a doctrinal error overtaking Islam. That means that D.M. Khan is what we here about in the USA as a moderate Muslim believing the true Islam (actual quote: “the glorious and balanced philosophy and message of Islam”) is not the same faith as that practiced by a huge amount of Sunni Muslims in Pakistan.

 

I believe former Justice Khan is sincere of his perception of Islam; however if indeed his sincerity is actual his understanding of the Islam founded by the pseudo-prophet Mohammed and perpetuated for centuries by that theopolitical religion’s leaders (political and religious leadership was one and the same especially in Islam’s first thousand years or so) is actually represented primarily in the Quran as well as that document’s commentaries of Hadith and Sira. Those three termed together by Bill Warner as Islam’s trilogy (See Also HERE) reveal an ideology that is much closer to the practices exemplified by what the U.S. media often calls Radical Islam.

 

Shamim culminates his thoughts with the typical belief of all Pakistanis that believe they live in a nation founded upon equal rights for all religious beliefs:

 

Is this the country, founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah dreamed for?”            

 

One: Jinnah died shortly after the Islamic Republic of Pakistan was founded. Two: Jinnah’s successor leaders planted the seeds for the domination of Radical Sunni Islam in Pakistan. Three: I am uncertain of the actuality of Jinnah to an equal rights Pakistan (HERE is an anti-Jinnah video from a radical Sunni perspective).

 

Shamim’s dream of a secular social justice Pakistan based on the civil rights thoughts of Muhammad Ali Jinnah probably will not occur in Shamim Masih’s time.

 

After the Justice Khan quote Shamim proceeds to write of a few of the persecuted Christians beginning with Asia Bibi’s plight.

 

JRH 8/12/15

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Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

By Shamim Masih

Sent: 8/11/2015 4:07 PM

 

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan Justice Dost Muhammad Khan “on Saturday said that God would judge each person deeds according to His justice; therefore, judges should render expeditious justice to litigant public and earn the pleasure of God.”

 

In June 2009, Asia Noreen, known as Asia Bibi lived in a village of Dist. Sheikhupura had arguments with Muslim women for drinking water in the same cup. She was subsequently accused of insulting the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, although she denied but was arrested and imprisoned. In November 2010, a judge sentenced her to death. Additionally, a fine of the equivalent of $1,000 was imposed with the verdict and thus mother of five became the first woman condemned to death in Pakistan on blasphemy charges.

 

In October 2014, her death sentence had been confirmed by the Lahore High Court – LHC. A month later, in November 2014, Asia Bibi filed an appeal in the Supreme Court as her final legal recourse, dashing hopes the conviction might be overturned or commuted to a jail term. After five year on the death row, in July 2015, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has suspended her execution given leave to appeal. But no hearing date was set.

 

The execution of Asia Bibi has been suspended and will remain suspended until the decision of this appeal, her lawyer told media outside the court. However Asia Bibi will remain in jail between life and death. Bibi’s blasphemy case has become the most controversial blasphemy case in the world. Although Pakistan has never executed anyone for blasphemy but some people accused of the offence in the past have been lynched by crowds. Lawyers, judges and those seeking to reform the blasphemy laws have been threatened, attacked or even killed.

 

Since General Zia ul Haq included the stringent blasphemy law in the constitution violence worsens in Pakistan. Thousands of the people have charged under this law since then. Prior to 1986, only 14 cases pertaining to blasphemy were reported. According to sources, 51 people accused of blasphemy were murdered before their respective trials were over.

 

Christians along with other minorities in Pakistan face discrimination and persecution by the state and fellow citizens. They are routinely accused of blasphemy and attacked or jailed. Their homes and churches are burned down; young girls are kidnapped, raped and are forcefully converted to Islam and married. If I do remember, since Shanti Nager violence, Christians find it nearly impossible to get justice from the state when they are harassed or discriminated against.

 

Since then thousands of the Christians have fled to U.N. refugee camps in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and other countries. Where they are mistreated and see no future even. To acquire Thai and Malaysian visas is not difficult. On the other hand European and the US does not allow any Pakistani Christian to enter in fearing they will go for asylum. Thus mostly they are refused even if they are genuine [persecuted refugees].

 

According to a report, the motive behind the Badamibagh, Lahore incident was a personal grudge, but Sawan Masih was sentenced to death accused of blasphemy. Many Christians are behind bars accused of the [reprisal] lynching [of Muslims] in Youhanabad. There are many laws and social norms firmly in place to ensure that Christians don’t dare think beyond what is prescribed for them.

 

This is very unfortunate that the judiciary, government and its law enforcement agencies are not serious to resolve minority issues and have failed to protect minorities while parliament had failed to end discrimination among all nations of the country. Is this the country, founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah dreamed for?            

 

Be Blessed,

Shamim Masih

 

Correspondent,

Pakistan Today, (About Pakistan Today)

Blogger and Human Rights Activist
http://oiwerk.blogspot.com/

 

For Americans especially, I have discovered the best way to donate to Shamim Masih is via Western Union sending money with this LINK to a Western Union agent in Islamabad. Include Shamim’s phone - +92-300-642-4560

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Edited by John R. Houk

Any content embraced by brackets are by the Editor.

The only link within Shamim’s essay by the Editor is the quote by Dost Muhammad Khan.

 

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It is good for Westerners and especially Americans (I live there) to educate themselves on the actual tenets of Islam. Muslims, Islamic Apologists and Leftist Multiculturalists will tell you information that will sound spiritual and enticing; however those promoting Islam or promoting acceptance of Islam are outright being deceptive or are self-deceived. In general Islam promotes a superiority mentality and extreme displeasure toward those that reject Islamic Supremacism.

                                                                                                

On August 7 I cross posted Cheri Berens investigation of the Muslim Brotherhood in America. Today here is some added information from the perspective Paul Sutliff who spends serious time understanding Islam and exposing that theopolitical ideology’s nefarious designs on the West. Paul also educates us on the Muslim Brotherhood.

 

This post was shared via an email link from Paul which was posted on the People’s Pundit Daily. I’d like to point out that Paul Sutliff also has his own blog: Paul Sutliff on Civilization Jihad.

 

JRH 8/11/15

 

UPDATE: 8/12/15 2:35 PM - Paul Sutliff has requested that I link his essay to his blog rather than the People's Pundit Daily because that site failed to properly use quotes to distinguish from his authorship.
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Funding the Muslim Brotherhood Through Uncle Sam
 
AUGUST 9, 2015
 
(Authors Note: This is the first of several installments to come on this issue.)
 
Since we were attacked on 9/11 by al Qaeda and have learned how the Muslim Brotherhood assisted in the planning and preparations, you would think that would mean that the U.S. federal government would not be offering them monetary handouts. But that is sadly not true.
 
In 2004, the United States served a search Warrant on Ismail Elbrasse [also spelled as Ismail Elbarasse], a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in North America at the time. Through that search of Elbrasse’s hidden sub-basement the Explanatory Memorandum was discovered. It revealed a sinister war of infiltration and subversion against both Canada and the United States of America. Below is just one paragraph from the missive written as early as 1991.
 
4- Understanding the role of the Muslim Brotherhood in North America: 

The process of settlement is a “Civilization-Jihadist Process” with all the word means. The Ikhwan must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and sabotaging its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers so that it is eliminated and Gods religion is made victorious over all other religions. Without this level of understanding, we are not up to this challenge and have not prepared ourselves for Jihad yet. It is a Muslims destiny to perform Jihad and work wherever he is and wherever he lands until the final hour comes, and there is no escape from that destiny except for those who choose to slack.
 
Under the Obama, Bush and Clinton administrations, funds from the federal government have gone directly to sources proven to have terrorist connections here in the United States. With this stated it is beyond this writers understanding why these organizations are allowed to exist in the USA much less receive financial assistance from the federal government!
 
Council On American Islamic Relations (CAIR) 059-90010
 
Anaheim, CA
 
Award Amount            $70,324
 
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) $70,324 to provide “Critical infrastructure and key resources protection” this past April 28th. It is important to note that CAIR is the former Islamic Association of Palestine and was listed as an Unindicted Co-conspirator in the largest terror funding trial in American history (USA v. Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, 2007, 2008). HLF was found guilty of funding Hamas and money laundering. Federal agencies such as the FBI have been forbidden from interacting with CAIR since 2008! But for some reason this year, they are trusted by the federal government to provide critical infrastructure and key resources protection. A true example of the Fox guarding the Hen House!
 
Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center GS11B02021
 
Falls Church, VA
 
Award Amount:             $628,589
 
Federal funding of this mosque was first exposed by Steve Emerson of the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) in 2010. Emerson rightly brought concern that the incredible laxness or overt funding of Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center that had previously and continually proven to be one of the favorite stomping grounds of the Muslim Brotherhood and Al Qaeda. Anwar Awlaki, was a former “spiritual advisor” to two of the 9/11 terrorists according to the 9/11 Commission at the Falls Church Mosque!
 
IPT cited White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs interview on CBS Face the Nation on May 23, 2010.
 
Mister Awlaki … supports al Qaeda’s agenda of murder and violence. In fact, in recent videotapes, he’s said he’s a member of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, who has an agenda just like al Qaeda to strike targets in Yemen, throughout the world, including here in the United States…. the President, yesterday [said] to graduates at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point that members of al Qaeda are small men who will be on the wrong side of history. Those cadets, many of them will go to Afghanistan to pursue our battles there, to keep our country safe. And the President will continue to take action directly at terrorists like Awlaki, and keep our country safe from their murderous thugs.
 
The date above was placed in bold in this quote to indicate that though Press Secretary Gibbs indicated that Amlaki was a terrorist in his May 2010 interview, the US government had been making two payments of $23,281.08, every three months. This means the US government was making a quarterly $46,562.16payment to the Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center since October 1, 2008. This places approval for the contract under President George W. Bush’s administration. This contract was voided only because of the good work of the Investigative Project on Terrorism which exposed how the government was paying for a US Census Bureau office in the Falls Church Mosque. According to USA Spending.gov the last payment to this Islamist supporting mosque was on October 1, 2010. They received a total of $628,589 over a two year period.
 
Steven Coughlin’s book, Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad (2015) records several observations by the FBI of Anwar Awlaki’s connection to the Muslim Brotherhood. In one case he notes:
 
As late as 2006, FBI witness statements noted Awlaki’s Muslim Brotherhood status, going so far as to note that a witness had broke contact with Awlaki when learning of his Brotherhood connections. .[1]
 
Please do read IPTs extensive review of those charged with terrorism and what has been taught at the Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center to see further evidence as to why any contract with this organization should NEVER have happened.
 
North American Islamic Trust (NAIT) -DUNS: 792211732
 
Columbia, Missouri
 
Awarded:             $10,000 +
 
Due to the numerous awards this organization has received its federal identification number (DUNS) is given instead of a contract or Grant number.
 
According to federal court documents, NAIT was listed seventh as a member organization on the Explanatory Memorandum quoted above, and was listed as an Unindicted Coconspirator in the USA v. Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, 2007, 2008 trial on terrorist funding of Hamas.
 
NAIT acts like a banking institution to establish mosques, aka Islamic Cultural Centers. It is registered as a Non-Profit with the Federal government. FOX News revealed on February 1, 2014:
 
Records show that since 1998, the North American Islamic Trust has received over $10,000 across 34 separate taxpayer-funded programs. NAIT’s two relatively small land plots are tax-zoned as“agricultural” — but they aren’t developed. 

The group has been able to obtain farm subsidies legally without producing any crops because it is a nonprofit “charity group”landowner — so it received subsidies on top of being tax-exempt.
 
This means that funds to the Muslim Brotherhood entity known as NAIT, began under the Clinton administration. The Fox News report also had stated that the payments to NAIT had been stopped in 2008:
 
During the trial, the group’s farm subsidies stopped, only to be reinstated after a federal judge cleared them.
 
However, the group was not removed from the Unindicted Co-Conspirator list as the Fox news report appears to state! Which brings into question why payments were allowed to continue!
 
ISLAMIC CENTER OF LEXINGTON INCORPORATED
 
Lexington, KY
 
AWARDED:                  $38,000 +
 
According to Fayette County, KY records, the Islamic Center of Lexington is owned by the Muslim Students Association the first established entity of the Muslim Brotherhood in North America. The Muslim Students Association was the first Muslim Brotherhood entity established in America. This was noted in the Holy Land Foundation trial on terrorist funding.
 
This mosque provides chaplain services to area prisons. It is a well known fact that Islamists recruit inside American prisons. Trusting an organization to provide chaplain services that is owned by an FBI identified representative of the Muslim Brotherhood (See USA v. HLF transcript), is an example of a lack of knowledge of who has declared war on the United States and Canada.
 
Conclusion
 
This research into the federal funding of the many Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist front groups is hardly extensive. It only scratches the surface of the federal government’s willing refusal to acknowledge those who threaten to harm us, the citizens of the United States and our representative government.
 
[1] FBI Witness Transcript – October 2006, Judicial Watch  Document regarding Al-Awlaki, Federal bureau of Investigation (FBI) document (Obtained by Judicial Watch for FOIA (31 May 2013) – DECLASSIFIED – labeled  1174529-000, pg. 257/348, 13 October 2006.
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About Paul Sutliff
 
Paul Sutliff is an educator and research writer particularly focused on Islam, whose work has been recognized by Ryan Mauro of Clarion Project and FOX News. His latest book is Civilization Jihad and the Myth of Moderate Islam.
 
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