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Leonard Pitts Addresses 9/11 Terrorists (September 12, 2001)

I’ve reposted this article by Pulitzer Prize winner Leonard Pitts, year after year, since it first appeared in the Miami Herald on September 12, 2001. These are words we should never forget….


It’s my job to have something to say. They pay me to provide words that help make sense of that which

troubles the American soul. But in this moment of airless shock when hot tears sting disbelieving eyes, the only thing I can find to say, the only words that seem to fit, must be addressed to the unknown author of this suffering.

 You monster. You beast. You unspeakable bastard.

What lesson did you hope to teach us by your coward’s attack on our World Trade Center, our

Pentagon, us? What was it you hoped we would learn? Whatever it was, please know that you failed.

Did you want us to respect your cause? You just damned your cause.

Did you want to make us fear? You just steeled our resolve.

Did you want to tear us apart? You just brought us together.

Let me tell you about my people. We are a vast and quarrelsome

family, a family rent by racial, social, political and class division, but a family nonetheless.

We’re frivolous, yes, capable of expending tremendous emotional energy on pop cultural minutiae — a singer’s revealing dress, a ball team’s misfortune, a cartoon mouse.  

We’re wealthy, too, spoiled by the ready availability of trinkets and material goods, and maybe because of that, we walk through life with a certain sense of blithe entitlement. 

 We are fundamentally decent, though — peace-loving and compassionate. We struggle to know the right thing and to do it.
And we are, the overwhelming majority of us, people of faith, believers in a just and loving God.

Some people — you, perhaps — think that any or all of this makes us weak. You’re mistaken.
We are not weak. Indeed, we are strong in ways that cannot be measured by arsenals.

Yes, we’re in pain now. We are in mourning and we are in shock.

We’re still grappling with the unreality of the awful thing you did, still working to make ourselves understand that this isn’t a

special effect from some Hollywood blockbuster, isn’t the plot development from a Tom Clancy

novel. Both in terms of the awful scope of their ambition and the probable final death toll, your

attacks are likely to go down as the worst acts of terrorism in the history of the United States and,

probably, the history of the world. You’ve bloodied us as we have never been bloodied before.

But there’s a gulf of difference between making us bloody and making us fall. This is the lesson

Japan was taught to its bitter sorrow the last time anyone hit us this hard, the last time anyone

brought us such abrupt and monumental pain.

When roused, we are righteous in our outrage, terrible in our force.
When provoked by this level of barbarism, we will bear any suffering, pay any cost, go to any length, in the pursuit of justice.

 I tell you this without fear of contradiction. I know my people, as you, I think, do not. What I know reassures me.
It also causes me to tremble with dread of the future.

 In the days to come, there will be recrimination and accusation, fingers pointing to determine whose failure allowed this to happen

and what can be done to prevent it from happening again.

There will be heightened security, misguided talk of revoking basic freedoms.
We’ll go forward from this moment sobered, chastened, sad. But determined, too. Unimaginably determined.

You see, the steel in us is not always readily apparent. That aspect of our character is seldom

understood by people who don’t know us well. On this day, the family’s bickering is put on hold.

As Americans we will weep, as Americans we will mourn, and as Americans, we will rise in defense of all that we cherish.

So I ask again: What was it you hoped to teach us?
It occurs to me that maybe you just wanted us to know the depths of your hatred. If that’s the case, consider the message received.

And take this message in exchange: You don’t know my people. You don’t know what we’re capable of.
You don’t know what you just started. But you’re about to learn.

Copyright 2001 the Miami Herald.


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Prosecutors: Fort Hood mass murderer was on jihad

Undated photo of terrorist, Maj. Nidal Hasan

Undated photo of terrorist, Maj. Nidal Hasan

Why is motive not an element in this trial? What kind of murder trial doesn’t discuss motive? Is it not an element in the trial because it shows how much the Obama administration has been lying to the American people about this jihad attack? “Prosecutors: Hasan was on jihad,” by Sig Christenson for, August 2 (thanks to Pamela Geller):

FORT HOOD — Prosecutors Friday likened Maj. Nidal Hasanto a suicide bomber, saying he carefully researched the issue of going on jihad before an attack that left 13 people dead and 32 wounded, all but two of them soldiers.

It was the first time the government has made the allegation or cited evidence that would support the claim that Hasan sought to martyr himself at the end of the massacre.

“We believe that just like a suicide bomber, Major Hasan had no intention of leaving 5/11 alive,” Col. Steve Henricks, one of three prosecutors, said, referring to the day of the attack.

An American born of Palestinian immigrants, Hasan has told a court here that he was the gunman in the Nov. 5, 2009 rampage, and that he hoped to stop U.S. soldiers from killing Taliban insurgents, their leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and innocent Afghan women and children.

The day is often called “5/11” in the Fort Hood community.

Prosecutors have charged Hasan with 13 counts of premeditated murder. He faces another 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder in the worst shooting of its kind at an American military installation.

Until now, the prosecution has avoided stating a motive, but on Friday asked the judge, Col. Tara Osborn, to allow them to present witnesses and evidence that would show Hasan not only studied jihad but argued for it while pursing a master’s degree, and that he claimed U.S.-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not justified.
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Banned Cleric’s Outspoken Deputy Visits White House

In case you haven’t heard, The Investigative Project on Terrorism just blew the whistle on the Obama administration’s latest interactions with Muslim jihadist.

Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah bragged on his Web site that he had met with Team Obama on June 13. IPT reported that bin Bayyah was invited by National Security Council official Gayle Smith “to learn from you and we need to be looking for new mechanisms to communicate with you and the Association of Muslim Scholars.”

Bin Bayyah’s June 13 account placed other senior officials in the meeting, including:Rashad Hussain, the U.S. special envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), National Security Adviser Tom Donilon and White House spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri. But the account was later changed to delete the reference to Donilon’s presence at the meeting.

Smith also thanked Bin Bayyah for “his efforts to bring more understanding among humanity”

So who is  Bin Bayyah and why should you care? 

Bin Bayyah is vice president of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), a group founded by and headed by Yusuf Qaradawi who is considered so radical, he’s banned from entering our country. Qaradawi, considered the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood movement, exhorts followers to kill every last Jew; sanctioned suicide bombings and the killing of our soldiers; expressed support for executing apostates and stoning gays; and declared that the “US is an enemy of Islam.” – Bayyah is his top lieutenant and supporter.

What does this administration hope to accomplish by consorting with radicals? It’s anyone’s guess, but it’s painfully obvious they’ve learned nothing from the recent past.

Just thought you’d like to know.

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California mass shooter who killed 6 was…Muslim

Remember, it’s the religion of peace…

Creeping Sharia

The death toll of the shooting rampage in Santa Monica rose to six Sunday after one of the victims was taken off of life support.

And more via John Zawahri’s Father Was Abusive, Santa Monica College Shooter’s Mom Charged. (Tami Abdollah misuses “charged” here – it doesn’t appear the mother has been charged with a crime)

LOS ANGELES — Police found bomb-making materials seven years ago in the home of the gunman who killed five people last week in Santa Monica, a school board official said on Tuesday.

Police discovered the materials after John Zawahri threatened fellow high school students in 2006, Oscar de la Torre, a member of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified school board, told The Associated Press.

Did school and law enforcement officials treat Zawahri with kid gloves then because he was Muslim? Did that lead to ignoring potential issues, be it family violence or mental…

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MA. State Police Appeal Clerk Magistrate’s Decision Not To Issue Criminal Complaints Against Reservoir Trespassers


Republican – Massachusetts State police are appealing a decision by a clerk magistrate not to issue criminal complaints against the group of seven people  found trespassing at the Quabbin Reservoir after hours last month.

The seven people, recent college graduates originally from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, were found just after midnight on May 14. All said they studied chemical engineering and were at the Quabbin because it was in line with their education and career interests, state police said.

The group of five men and two women were not arrested, but were detained, interviewed and released.

They were summonsed to district court in Belchertown for a show-cause hearing for trespassing, where the clerk issued a continuance without a finding and declined to issue criminal complaints, according to David Procopio, Massachusetts State Police spokesman.

Because the trespassing happened at a “critical infrastructure key resource site,” Procopio said state police appealed the clerk’s decision, asking for judicial review.

“As far as I know, it is still awaiting judicial review,” Procopio wrote in an email.

“In our view, the clerk’s decision was contrary to our past understanding with the court, specifically, that the continuance without criminal complaints (which is how minor motor vehicle matters are generally handled) is not the resolution in cases involving violations of the Quabbin watershed rules. This has been the practice in recent years,” Procopio said.

Because the alleged trespassers are not facing any criminal charges at this time, Procopio said their names will not be released. The log from May 14 at the state police barracks at the Quabbin only shows a log entry of “trespass” at 00:30 hours with an area blacked out. State police attached to the barracks said the identifying information for the trespassers was removed from the public log by the state police media relations unit.

Further Reading:  As recently as June 6th, several locks were cut at a Massachusetts aqueduct in  Framingham, MA.

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DOJ: Social Media Posts Trashing Muslims May Violate Civil Rights

My free speech is not negotiable.

My free speech is not negotiable.

In its latest effort to protect followers of Islam in the U.S. the Obama Justice Department warns against using social media to spread information considered inflammatory against Muslims, threatening that it could constitute a violation of civil rights.

via DOJ: Social Media Posts Trashing Muslims May Violate Civil Rights | Judicial Watch.

Are you scared yet? You should be. This isn’t islamophobia or fear mongering, this is a blatant infringement of  The Bill of Rights – YOUR First Amendment right to free speech and free press. We can not allow this to happen…ever.

First Amendment freedoms are most in danger when the government seeks to control thought or to justify its laws for that impermissible end. The right to think is the beginning of freedom, and speech must be protected from the government because speech is the beginning of thought.
When the public’s right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all our other liberties are endangered.

We’re sliding down that slippery slope and fast.
As Americans, this shouldn’t even be open for debate.

We already have laws in place for extending protections-
As originally intended, freedom of speech never meant a perversion of polite society. You can’t disturb a religious service with impunity, for example, and of course deliberately creating a panic by falsely shouting fire in a crowded theater is not a freedom of speech issue, but an incitement to riot. Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech.

It’s already happened in the UK. – A 22-year-old man has been charged on suspicion of making malicious comments on Facebook following the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby. Benjamin Flatters, from Lincoln, was arrested last night after complaints were made to Lincolnshire Police about comments made on Facebook, which were allegedly of a racist or anti-religious nature. He was charged with an offense of malicious communications this afternoon in relation to the comments, a Lincolnshire Police spokesman said.

Two other men from the UK were released on bail by British authorities after anti-Islam/Muslim/Terrorist comments on Twitter. British Police had nothing to say to Muslims if they attempted any copycat terrorist attacks, but warned other people to be careful about what they write on twitter. Police say ‘consequences could be serious.’

Posting your opinion on Facebook, a Tweet or even a blog post and you can face criminal charges. Is that what you want here? It’s not such a big imaginary leap to being dragged out of your home in the middle of the night for being critical of our government.

An Iraqi citizen having his tongue cut out for verbal dissent.

An Iraqi citizen having his tongue cut out for verbal dissent.

UPDATE Saturday June 1st: Meeting on How the Feds Might Prosecute Those Who Post “Inflammatory Documents” About Muslims


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Luton – Extremist Capital of Britain

Stacey Dooley, born and raised in Luton, investigates what is going on in her hometown and why it is known as the extremist capital of Britain. The group she confronts are protesting against the arrest of  a local woman and wife of the Stockholm suicide bomber. While following the protest, Stacey is confronted by a Muslim woman and experiences first-hand the views held by these groups.

Fatwa No : 126274
Muslims calling to Islam while living in a non-Muslim country-

It should be noted that it is not permissible for the Muslim to immigrate to the lands of disbelief except for a necessity or a dire need because immigration to the lands of disbelief cannot be free from violations of Sharee‘ah rules in general. For further information, see Fatwa 86405.

However, if there is a valid reason for the Muslim to immigrate and stay there, he must abide by the rules and laws which regulate people’s life and which do not contradict the rulings of Sharee‘ah.


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